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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 56 41 54
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 58 108 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.89% 5.97% 4.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.64% 20.30% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 45 107 76
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £34,200 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
459 532 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 30.81% 29.41% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 365 470 444
Average salary £37,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 20 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 20 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 -1 19 £33,000 -17.50% 1
Oxford -15 17 £38,500 -3.75% 3
Witney +16 5 £26,000 -35.00% 1
Wallingford +14 4 £31,500 -30.00% 1
Banbury +2 2 £50,000 -9.09%
Bicester - 1 £22,500 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 87 (63.50%) MS Excel
2 86 (62.77%) MCSE
3 83 (60.58%) Windows
4 77 (56.20%) Microsoft
5 73 (53.28%) MCTS
6 63 (45.99%) VMware
7 62 (45.26%) MCITP
8 61 (44.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 61 (44.53%) DNS
9 59 (43.07%) SAN
10 58 (42.34%) Citrix
10 58 (42.34%) Windows Server 2008
11 56 (40.88%) Veeam
11 56 (40.88%) HP
11 56 (40.88%) EMC
12 54 (39.42%) DHCP
12 54 (39.42%) MCSA
13 53 (38.69%) Apple
14 52 (37.96%) Microsoft Azure
15 51 (37.23%) Meru Networks
15 51 (37.23%) Juniper
15 51 (37.23%) Wireless
16 50 (36.50%) VMware Infrastructure
17 49 (35.77%) Mentoring
18 45 (32.85%) SQL Server
19 40 (29.20%) Symantec
19 40 (29.20%) Backup Exec
20 35 (25.55%) Norton AntiVirus
21 29 (21.17%) SQL
22 25 (18.25%) .NET

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 17 (12.41%) IIS
2 12 (8.76%) MS Exchange
3 10 (7.30%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.11%) Lync
5 4 (2.92%) SAS
6 3 (2.19%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 87 (63.50%) MS Excel
2 15 (10.95%) MS Office
3 2 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.73%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 52 (37.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 61 (44.53%) DNS
2 59 (43.07%) SAN
3 54 (39.42%) DHCP
4 51 (37.23%) Wireless
5 8 (5.84%) Internet
6 4 (2.92%) WAN
7 3 (2.19%) VPN
7 3 (2.19%) VoIP
7 3 (2.19%) Firewall
7 3 (2.19%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (2.19%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.46%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.46%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.46%) MPLS
8 2 (1.46%) IPv4
8 2 (1.46%) LAN
8 2 (1.46%) PBX
8 2 (1.46%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.73%) WLAN
9 1 (0.73%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (32.85%) SQL Server
2 23 (16.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 23 (16.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (14.60%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (14.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (6.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (6.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.73%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (6.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (4.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (2.19%) Advertising
2 2 (1.46%) Marketing
2 2 (1.46%) Finance
3 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (32.85%) Support Engineer
2 39 (28.47%) Developer
3 29 (21.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (18.98%) Analyst
5 25 (18.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 22 (16.06%) IT Support
7 20 (14.60%) SQL Developer
8 17 (12.41%) 2nd Line Support
9 14 (10.22%) Support Analyst
9 14 (10.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 13 (9.49%) .NET Developer
11 12 (8.76%) Service Desk Analyst
11 12 (8.76%) Senior Analyst
11 12 (8.76%) Service Analyst
12 11 (8.03%) SQL Server Developer
13 10 (7.30%) ASP.NET Developer
14 9 (6.57%) IT Support Engineer
15 8 (5.84%) IT Support Analyst
16 6 (4.38%) Technical Leader
16 6 (4.38%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.25%) .NET
2 21 (15.33%) ASP.NET
3 16 (11.68%) HTML
4 9 (6.57%) CSS
4 9 (6.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (2.19%) Web Services
6 2 (1.46%) WCF
6 2 (1.46%) jQuery
6 2 (1.46%) HTML5
6 2 (1.46%) REST
6 2 (1.46%) CSS3
6 2 (1.46%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.73%) SOAP
7 1 (0.73%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.76%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.57%) Mathematics
3 7 (5.11%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.65%) EqualLogic
5 4 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.73%) Replication
7 1 (0.73%) Physics
7 1 (0.73%) Chemistry
7 1 (0.73%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 83 (60.58%) Windows
2 61 (44.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 58 (42.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (12.41%) Windows 7
5 9 (6.57%) Windows 8
6 7 (5.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.46%) Android
8 1 (0.73%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (35.77%) Mentoring
2 23 (16.79%) Scrum
3 20 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (14.60%) Data Modelling
3 20 (14.60%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (8.03%) MVC
5 10 (7.30%) ITIL
5 10 (7.30%) Coaching
6 8 (5.84%) People Management
6 8 (5.84%) Web Development
7 7 (5.11%) Data Management
7 7 (5.11%) Project Management
8 5 (3.65%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (3.65%) Analytics
9 4 (2.92%) Workflow
10 3 (2.19%) Quality Management
10 3 (2.19%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.19%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.19%) ITIL V2
10 3 (2.19%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.17%) SQL
2 23 (16.79%) C#
3 18 (13.14%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.65%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.46%) VB
6 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.73%) PHP
6 1 (0.73%) Java
Qualifications
1 86 (62.77%) MCSE
2 73 (53.28%) MCTS
3 62 (45.26%) MCITP
4 54 (39.42%) MCSA
5 23 (16.79%) Degree
6 22 (16.06%) MCP
7 12 (8.76%) CCNA
7 12 (8.76%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (6.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (5.11%) MCT
10 5 (3.65%) SC Cleared
10 5 (3.65%) Security Cleared
10 5 (3.65%) NCDA
10 5 (3.65%) NCIE
10 5 (3.65%) VCAP
11 3 (2.19%) CCIE
12 2 (1.46%) MCSD
12 2 (1.46%) MCPD
13 1 (0.73%) MAPM
13 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.57%) QA
2 3 (2.19%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (36.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (14.60%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.84%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.11%) XenApp
4 7 (5.11%) XenDesktop
4 7 (5.11%) vSphere
5 5 (3.65%) XenServer
5 5 (3.65%) VMware ESX
5 5 (3.65%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.46%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 40 (29.20%) Backup Exec
2 35 (25.55%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (3.65%) NetBackup
4 4 (2.92%) SCCM
4 4 (2.92%) SCOM
5 3 (2.19%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.19%) SCDPM
5 3 (2.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.73%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 77 (56.20%) Microsoft
2 63 (45.99%) VMware
3 58 (42.34%) Citrix
4 56 (40.88%) HP
4 56 (40.88%) Veeam
4 56 (40.88%) EMC
5 53 (38.69%) Apple
6 51 (37.23%) Juniper
6 51 (37.23%) Meru Networks
7 40 (29.20%) Symantec
8 5 (3.65%) NetApp
8 5 (3.65%) Dell
8 5 (3.65%) Cisco
8 5 (3.65%) PlateSpin
9 2 (1.46%) Polycom
9 2 (1.46%) Kaspersky
10 1 (0.73%) Oracle
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Homes-Based!
Posted: 6 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £37,000 to £42,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 31 Days Holiday, Car Allowance
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxford, South East, United Kingdom
Oxford High School
Salary: £29,877 - £33,534
Posted: 17 days ago
Abingdon
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago