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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 53 38 46
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 64 107 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.35% 6.32% 4.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.32% 20.19% 17.45%
Number of salaries quoted 47 104 78
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 £25,800 £27,815 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +1.33%
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
447 530 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 30.39% 31.32% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 358 457 439
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +2 26 £33,000 -17.50% 1
Oxford -21 19 £46,500 +16.25% 2
Witney +14 6 £26,000 -35.00% 1
Wallingford +7 2 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Banbury +2 2 £50,000 -2.91%
Bicester - 1 £22,500 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (66.67%) MCSE
2 89 (63.12%) MS Excel
3 88 (62.41%) Windows
4 79 (56.03%) MCTS
5 76 (53.90%) Microsoft
6 67 (47.52%) VMware
7 65 (46.10%) MCITP
7 65 (46.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 64 (45.39%) DNS
9 62 (43.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 61 (43.26%) Citrix
10 61 (43.26%) SAN
11 59 (41.84%) EMC
11 59 (41.84%) HP
11 59 (41.84%) Veeam
12 57 (40.43%) DHCP
12 57 (40.43%) MCSA
13 55 (39.01%) Apple
13 55 (39.01%) Microsoft Azure
13 55 (39.01%) Mentoring
14 54 (38.30%) Meru Networks
14 54 (38.30%) VMware Infrastructure
14 54 (38.30%) Juniper
14 54 (38.30%) Wireless
15 48 (34.04%) SQL Server
16 43 (30.50%) Symantec
16 43 (30.50%) Backup Exec
17 38 (26.95%) Norton AntiVirus
18 27 (19.15%) SQL
19 25 (17.73%) SQL Server 2012

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 21 (14.89%) IIS
2 13 (9.22%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.96%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.55%) Lync
5 4 (2.84%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.13%) SAS
7 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 89 (63.12%) MS Excel
2 17 (12.06%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 55 (39.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 64 (45.39%) DNS
2 61 (43.26%) SAN
3 57 (40.43%) DHCP
4 54 (38.30%) Wireless
5 11 (7.80%) Internet
6 5 (3.55%) WAN
7 4 (2.84%) Unified Communications
8 3 (2.13%) Firewall
8 3 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.13%) LAN
8 3 (2.13%) VoIP
8 3 (2.13%) VPN
9 2 (1.42%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.42%) Network Security
9 2 (1.42%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.71%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.71%) MPLS
10 1 (0.71%) PBX
10 1 (0.71%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (34.04%) SQL Server
2 25 (17.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 23 (16.31%) SQL Server 2005
3 23 (16.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (15.60%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (5.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (5.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (1.42%) Advertising
1 2 (1.42%) Marketing
2 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (34.04%) Support Engineer
2 38 (26.95%) Developer
3 30 (21.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 28 (19.86%) Analyst
5 25 (17.73%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 22 (15.60%) IT Support
6 22 (15.60%) SQL Developer
7 20 (14.18%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (11.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 15 (10.64%) Support Analyst
10 14 (9.93%) SQL Server Developer
11 13 (9.22%) Service Analyst
11 13 (9.22%) Senior Analyst
11 13 (9.22%) Service Desk Analyst
12 11 (7.80%) .NET Developer
13 10 (7.09%) ASP.NET Developer
14 9 (6.38%) IT Support Engineer
15 8 (5.67%) IT Support Analyst
16 7 (4.96%) Technical Leader
16 7 (4.96%) Customer Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.02%) .NET
2 20 (14.18%) ASP.NET
3 18 (12.77%) HTML
4 6 (4.26%) CSS
4 6 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.71%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.71%) XML
5 1 (0.71%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.67%) Mathematics
1 8 (5.67%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.96%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.55%) EqualLogic
4 3 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 88 (62.41%) Windows
2 65 (46.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 62 (43.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (12.06%) Windows 7
5 10 (7.09%) Windows 8
6 8 (5.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.71%) Android
7 1 (0.71%) UNIX
7 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (39.01%) Mentoring
2 24 (17.02%) Scrum
3 22 (15.60%) Data Modelling
3 22 (15.60%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (12.06%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (7.80%) Coaching
6 9 (6.38%) MVC
6 9 (6.38%) ITIL
7 8 (5.67%) Web Development
7 8 (5.67%) People Management
8 7 (4.96%) Data Management
9 6 (4.26%) Project Management
9 6 (4.26%) Workflow
10 5 (3.55%) Analytics
10 5 (3.55%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (2.13%) ITIL V2
11 3 (2.13%) Quality Management
11 3 (2.13%) Service Delivery
12 2 (1.42%) PRINCE2
12 2 (1.42%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (19.15%) SQL
2 21 (14.89%) C#
3 17 (12.06%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.84%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.42%) VB
6 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.71%) PHP
6 1 (0.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 94 (66.67%) MCSE
2 79 (56.03%) MCTS
3 65 (46.10%) MCITP
4 57 (40.43%) MCSA
5 23 (16.31%) MCP
6 20 (14.18%) Degree
7 13 (9.22%) CCNA
7 13 (9.22%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (6.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (4.96%) MCT
10 5 (3.55%) NCDA
10 5 (3.55%) NCIE
10 5 (3.55%) VCAP
10 5 (3.55%) SC Cleared
10 5 (3.55%) Security Cleared
11 3 (2.13%) CCIE
12 1 (0.71%) MCPD
12 1 (0.71%) MCSD
12 1 (0.71%) CCNP
12 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.38%) QA
2 3 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 54 (38.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (14.89%) Active Directory
3 9 (6.38%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.96%) XenDesktop
4 7 (4.96%) XenApp
4 7 (4.96%) vSphere
5 5 (3.55%) XenServer
5 5 (3.55%) VMware ESX
5 5 (3.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.42%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 43 (30.50%) Backup Exec
2 38 (26.95%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (3.55%) NetBackup
4 4 (2.84%) SCCM
4 4 (2.84%) SCOM
5 3 (2.13%) SCDPM
5 3 (2.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (2.13%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 76 (53.90%) Microsoft
2 67 (47.52%) VMware
3 61 (43.26%) Citrix
4 59 (41.84%) EMC
4 59 (41.84%) HP
4 59 (41.84%) Veeam
5 55 (39.01%) Apple
6 54 (38.30%) Meru Networks
6 54 (38.30%) Juniper
7 43 (30.50%) Symantec
8 5 (3.55%) PlateSpin
8 5 (3.55%) NetApp
8 5 (3.55%) Dell
8 5 (3.55%) Cisco
9 2 (1.42%) Polycom
10 1 (0.71%) Kaspersky
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle
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Oxfordshire
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