The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 54 35 50
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 64 105 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.23% 6.29% 4.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 19.41% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 48 101 72
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +6.66%
Microsoft Certification
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
448 541 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.61% 32.40% 28.22%
Number of salaries quoted 366 463 428
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Oxfordshire region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Abingdon +1 25 £33,000 -17.50% 5
Oxford -25 20 £46,500 +16.25% 2
Witney +19 6 £26,000 -35.00%
Banbury +2 3 £35,000 -32.03%
Wallingford +4 2 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Bicester - 1 £22,500 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 94 (66.20%) MCSE
2 88 (61.97%) Windows
3 86 (60.56%) MS Excel
4 82 (57.75%) Microsoft
5 75 (52.82%) MCTS
6 62 (43.66%) MCITP
6 62 (43.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 62 (43.66%) DNS
7 61 (42.96%) VMware
8 59 (41.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 57 (40.14%) Citrix
10 56 (39.44%) SAN
11 55 (38.73%) HP
11 55 (38.73%) EMC
11 55 (38.73%) DHCP
11 55 (38.73%) Veeam
12 53 (37.32%) Mentoring
12 53 (37.32%) MCSA
13 51 (35.92%) VMware Infrastructure
13 51 (35.92%) Microsoft Azure
14 50 (35.21%) Meru Networks
14 50 (35.21%) SQL Server
14 50 (35.21%) Apple
14 50 (35.21%) Wireless
14 50 (35.21%) Juniper
15 41 (28.87%) Backup Exec
15 41 (28.87%) Symantec
16 36 (25.35%) Norton AntiVirus
17 27 (19.01%) SQL
18 25 (17.61%) .NET

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (15.49%) IIS
2 13 (9.15%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.63%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.52%) Lync
5 4 (2.82%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.41%) SAS
7 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 86 (60.56%) MS Excel
2 18 (12.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (35.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (43.66%) DNS
2 56 (39.44%) SAN
3 55 (38.73%) DHCP
4 50 (35.21%) Wireless
5 14 (9.86%) Internet
6 8 (5.63%) WAN
7 5 (3.52%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (3.52%) LAN
8 4 (2.82%) Unified Communications
9 3 (2.11%) VoIP
9 3 (2.11%) Firewall
9 3 (2.11%) Network Security
10 2 (1.41%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.41%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.41%) VPN
11 1 (0.70%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.70%) WLAN
11 1 (0.70%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (35.21%) SQL Server
2 25 (17.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (16.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (16.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (15.49%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (5.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 8 (5.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.70%) MySQL
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (8.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
1 2 (1.41%) Marketing
2 1 (0.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (33.10%) Support Engineer
2 40 (28.17%) Developer
3 28 (19.72%) Analyst
4 26 (18.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 24 (16.90%) IT Support
6 23 (16.20%) SQL Developer
7 21 (14.79%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 21 (14.79%) 2nd Line Support
8 17 (11.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 15 (10.56%) Support Analyst
9 15 (10.56%) SQL Server Developer
10 13 (9.15%) Service Desk Analyst
10 13 (9.15%) Service Analyst
10 13 (9.15%) Senior Analyst
11 12 (8.45%) .NET Developer
12 11 (7.75%) ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (6.34%) IT Support Engineer
14 8 (5.63%) IT Support Analyst
15 7 (4.93%) Technical Leader
15 7 (4.93%) Customer Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.61%) .NET
2 20 (14.08%) ASP.NET
3 18 (12.68%) HTML
4 7 (4.93%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (4.23%) CSS
6 1 (0.70%) XML
6 1 (0.70%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.70%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.63%) Mathematics
2 7 (4.93%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.93%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.52%) EqualLogic
4 3 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.41%) Replication
5 2 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 88 (61.97%) Windows
2 62 (43.66%) Windows Server 2012
3 59 (41.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (12.68%) Windows 7
5 10 (7.04%) Windows 8
6 8 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.70%) UNIX
7 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (37.32%) Mentoring
2 24 (16.90%) Scrum
3 22 (15.49%) Data Modelling
3 22 (15.49%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (7.75%) Coaching
6 10 (7.04%) MVC
6 10 (7.04%) Web Development
7 8 (5.63%) ITIL
7 8 (5.63%) People Management
8 7 (4.93%) Data Management
9 6 (4.23%) Project Management
9 6 (4.23%) Workflow
10 5 (3.52%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (3.52%) Analytics
11 4 (2.82%) Service Delivery
12 2 (1.41%) Change Management
12 2 (1.41%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (1.41%) PRINCE2
12 2 (1.41%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (19.01%) SQL
2 22 (15.49%) C#
3 17 (11.97%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.11%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.41%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.70%) VB
6 1 (0.70%) PHP
6 1 (0.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 94 (66.20%) MCSE
2 75 (52.82%) MCTS
3 62 (43.66%) MCITP
4 53 (37.32%) MCSA
5 23 (16.20%) MCP
6 20 (14.08%) Degree
7 12 (8.45%) CCNA
7 12 (8.45%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (5.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (4.93%) MCT
10 5 (3.52%) SC Cleared
10 5 (3.52%) Security Cleared
10 5 (3.52%) NCDA
10 5 (3.52%) NCIE
10 5 (3.52%) VCAP
11 2 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.41%) CCIE
12 1 (0.70%) CCNP
12 1 (0.70%) MCSD
12 1 (0.70%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.34%) QA
2 2 (1.41%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.70%) HL7
3 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (35.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (14.79%) Active Directory
3 9 (6.34%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.93%) XenApp
4 7 (4.93%) XenDesktop
4 7 (4.93%) vSphere
5 5 (3.52%) XenServer
5 5 (3.52%) VMware ESX
5 5 (3.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.41%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 41 (28.87%) Backup Exec
2 36 (25.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (3.52%) NetBackup
4 4 (2.82%) SCCM
4 4 (2.82%) SCOM
5 3 (2.11%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.11%) SCDPM
5 3 (2.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.70%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 82 (57.75%) Microsoft
2 61 (42.96%) VMware
3 57 (40.14%) Citrix
4 55 (38.73%) HP
4 55 (38.73%) Veeam
4 55 (38.73%) EMC
5 50 (35.21%) Meru Networks
5 50 (35.21%) Juniper
5 50 (35.21%) Apple
6 41 (28.87%) Symantec
7 6 (4.23%) Cisco
8 5 (3.52%) Dell
8 5 (3.52%) NetApp
8 5 (3.52%) PlateSpin
9 2 (1.41%) Polycom
10 1 (0.70%) Oracle
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