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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 78 69 87
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 28 71 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.21% 4.16% 2.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.45% 13.22% 8.17%
Number of salaries quoted 23 65 29
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £25,600 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £51,200
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
376 537 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.68% 31.44% 26.14%
Number of salaries quoted 316 406 297
Median salary £40,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,550 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxfordshire region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Abingdon +12 12 £32,500 -12.16% 2
Oxford -17 8 £51,250 +46.42%
Banbury - 4 £29,750 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 40 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 36 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 27 (51.92%) Windows
4 25 (48.08%) MCSE
5 24 (46.15%) VMware
5 24 (46.15%) Windows Server
6 22 (42.31%) MS Excel
7 18 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (32.69%) DHCP
8 17 (32.69%) DNS
9 13 (25.00%) HP
9 13 (25.00%) SAN
9 13 (25.00%) Sophos
9 13 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 13 (25.00%) Hyper-V
10 12 (23.08%) Office 365
10 12 (23.08%) ITIL
11 11 (21.15%) Network+ Certification
11 11 (21.15%) Replication
11 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
11 11 (21.15%) vSphere
11 11 (21.15%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (19.23%) EMC VNX
12 10 (19.23%) PowerShell
12 10 (19.23%) Veeam
12 10 (19.23%) Server Patching
12 10 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (19.23%) Terminal Services
12 10 (19.23%) A+ Certification

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (11.54%) Skype for Business
3 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (42.31%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.62%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.08%) Office 365
2 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.69%) DHCP
1 17 (32.69%) DNS
2 13 (25.00%) SAN
3 8 (15.38%) VPN
4 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.69%) FTP
5 4 (7.69%) HTTP
5 4 (7.69%) SMTP
6 3 (5.77%) Skype
6 3 (5.77%) VLAN
6 3 (5.77%) VoIP
7 2 (3.85%) Firewall
7 2 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Automotive
2 2 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 12 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (21.15%) Infrastructure Support
3 11 (21.15%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 9 (17.31%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) QA Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) QA Software Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) Software Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) Support Technician
6 6 (11.54%) Support Specialist
7 4 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Technician
7 4 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (7.69%) Architect
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (7.69%) Technical Support
7 4 (7.69%) Technical Support Specialist
8 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) Velocity
2 1 (1.92%) CSS
2 1 (1.92%) HTML
2 1 (1.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Replication
2 10 (19.23%) EMC VNX
3 8 (15.38%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.92%) Biotechnology
7 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (51.92%) Windows
2 24 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 18 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 7 (13.46%) Unix
5 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (13.46%) Windows XP
6 4 (7.69%) Mac OS
6 4 (7.69%) NetWare
7 3 (5.77%) Linux
7 3 (5.77%) Windows 10
7 3 (5.77%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.92%) Android
8 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) ITIL
2 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
3 10 (19.23%) Server Patching
4 9 (17.31%) Service Management
5 7 (13.46%) Change Control
5 7 (13.46%) Fuzz Testing
5 7 (13.46%) Integration Testing
5 7 (13.46%) System Integration Testing
5 7 (13.46%) Test Automation
6 5 (9.62%) Time Management
7 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.69%) Coaching
7 4 (7.69%) Defect Tracking
7 4 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.69%) Product Management
7 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (5.77%) TOGAF
8 3 (5.77%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) PowerShell
2 8 (15.38%) C++
3 7 (13.46%) Python
4 6 (11.54%) SQL
5 1 (1.92%) C#
5 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.92%) Perl
5 1 (1.92%) X++
Qualifications
1 25 (48.08%) MCSE
2 11 (21.15%) Network+ Certification
3 10 (19.23%) A+ Certification
3 10 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (17.31%) MCSA
5 8 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (15.38%) Degree
5 8 (15.38%) MCP
6 7 (13.46%) CCNA
7 4 (7.69%) CISSP
7 4 (7.69%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (7.69%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (3.85%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.92%) CCENT
9 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.92%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) QA
1 7 (13.46%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 13 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 11 (21.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (21.15%) vSphere
4 10 (19.23%) Terminal Services
5 4 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.85%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) SCCM
1 7 (13.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (7.69%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.92%) Simpana
3 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 24 (46.15%) VMware
3 13 (25.00%) HP
3 13 (25.00%) Sophos
4 10 (19.23%) EMC
4 10 (19.23%) Veeam
5 5 (9.62%) Apple
6 3 (5.77%) Cisco
7 2 (3.85%) Forcepoint
7 2 (3.85%) NetApp
7 2 (3.85%) Polycom
7 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.92%) 3Com
8 1 (1.92%) CommVault
8 1 (1.92%) Dell
8 1 (1.92%) Draytek
8 1 (1.92%) Mitel
8 1 (1.92%) NETGEAR
8 1 (1.92%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.92%) ZyXEL
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago