The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 12 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 223 275 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.95% 17.95% 19.80%
As % of the Vendors category 35.79% 46.53% 44.54%
Number of salaries quoted 206 225 325
Average salary £36,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
South East

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

Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
623 591 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 44.56% 38.58% 44.45%
Number of salaries quoted 525 496 724
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Microsoft
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 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
Oxford -2 116 £37,000 -1.33% 24
Abingdon +2 20 £55,000 +100.00% 6
Wallingford -1 20 £29,500 -14.75% 4
Bicester +7 6 £42,500 -5.55%
Witney +2 6 £29,000 -17.14% 2
Banbury -8 5 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Henley-on-Thames -2 4 £25,500 -59.36%
Thame 0 2 £60,000 +77.77%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Microsoft 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.

1 200 (40.82%) MS Excel
2 163 (33.27%) Windows
3 161 (32.86%) SQL Server
4 155 (31.63%) .NET
5 136 (27.76%) C#
6 119 (24.29%) Degree
7 118 (24.08%) ASP.NET
8 111 (22.65%) Agile Software Development
9 101 (20.61%) SQL
10 97 (19.80%) MS Office
11 92 (18.78%) MVC
12 88 (17.96%) Active Directory
13 79 (16.12%) JavaScript
14 71 (14.49%) CSS
15 66 (13.47%) HTML
16 64 (13.06%) Microsoft Certification
17 59 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
18 55 (11.22%) ASP.NET MVC
19 53 (10.82%) Web Services
19 53 (10.82%) Project Management
20 51 (10.41%) Scrum
21 49 (10.00%) VMware
22 48 (9.80%) Computer Science
23 45 (9.18%) Windows 7
24 44 (8.98%) TDD
25 43 (8.78%) Windows Server 2008
26 41 (8.37%) Cisco
27 39 (7.96%) MS Exchange
27 39 (7.96%) WCF
27 39 (7.96%) jQuery

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Microsoft 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 39 (7.96%) MS Exchange
2 25 (5.10%) SharePoint
3 23 (4.69%) IIS
4 15 (3.06%) Lync
5 13 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.22%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.02%) Drupal
9 5 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (1.02%) CMS
10 4 (0.82%) Node.js
10 4 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.41%) WordPress
11 2 (0.41%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.41%) SAS
11 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 200 (40.82%) MS Excel
2 97 (19.80%) MS Office
3 16 (3.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.24%) MS Project
5 5 (1.02%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.61%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.41%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.41%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.20%) InDesign
8 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 24 (4.90%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.82%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.41%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.41%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.20%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.31%) SaaS
2 16 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.24%) Office 365
4 5 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.61%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.41%) PaaS
6 2 (0.41%) IaaS
7 1 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 37 (7.55%) DNS
2 26 (5.31%) Firewall
3 25 (5.10%) Internet
3 25 (5.10%) DHCP
4 22 (4.49%) WAN
5 17 (3.47%) SAN
6 16 (3.27%) VPN
7 13 (2.65%) LAN
8 10 (2.04%) TCP/IP
9 8 (1.63%) VoIP
9 8 (1.63%) MPLS
10 7 (1.43%) VLAN
11 6 (1.22%) Wireless
11 6 (1.22%) iSCSI
12 5 (1.02%) IP Telephony
12 5 (1.02%) Intranet
13 4 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (0.82%) Structured Cabling
14 3 (0.61%) HSRP
14 3 (0.61%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (32.86%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (5.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (3.47%) MySQL
6 16 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (2.65%) Couchbase
9 12 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 10 (2.04%) NoSQL
10 10 (2.04%) Big Data
11 8 (1.63%) MongoDB
12 7 (1.43%) Relational Database
13 6 (1.22%) Data Mining
14 5 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (1.02%) MS Access
14 5 (1.02%) Xcelsius
14 5 (1.02%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 32 (6.53%) Visual Studio
2 12 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.84%) MSTest
3 9 (1.84%) NUnit
4 5 (1.02%) Bitbucket
4 5 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.82%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.82%) JIRA
6 3 (0.61%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (0.61%) Moq
7 2 (0.41%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.20%) MSI
8 1 (0.20%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.20%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.20%) Subversion
8 1 (0.20%) Maven
8 1 (0.20%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 35 (7.14%) Retail
2 33 (6.73%) Finance
3 21 (4.29%) Manufacturing
4 18 (3.67%) Marketing
5 15 (3.06%) Automotive
6 10 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.84%) Advertising
8 7 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.43%) Back Office
9 6 (1.22%) Publishing
10 5 (1.02%) Games
10 5 (1.02%) Electronics
10 5 (1.02%) German Language
11 4 (0.82%) French Language
11 4 (0.82%) Legal
12 3 (0.61%) Mandarin Language
13 2 (0.41%) Billing
14 1 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 134 (27.35%) Developer
2 88 (17.96%) Analyst
3 55 (11.22%) C# Developer
4 48 (9.80%) .NET Developer
5 42 (8.57%) Support Analyst
6 36 (7.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 30 (6.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 30 (6.12%) Software Developer
7 30 (6.12%) Project Manager
8 28 (5.71%) Consultant
9 27 (5.51%) Architect
9 27 (5.51%) Support Engineer
10 26 (5.31%) IT Support
11 23 (4.69%) Software Engineer
11 23 (4.69%) Senior Developer
12 22 (4.49%) Junior
12 22 (4.49%) Graduate
13 20 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
14 19 (3.88%) Web Developer
14 19 (3.88%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (31.63%) .NET
2 118 (24.08%) ASP.NET
3 71 (14.49%) CSS
4 66 (13.47%) HTML
5 55 (11.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 53 (10.82%) Web Services
7 39 (7.96%) WCF
7 39 (7.96%) jQuery
8 29 (5.92%) AngularJS
9 25 (5.10%) .NET Framework
10 22 (4.49%) HTML5
11 20 (4.08%) Ajax
11 20 (4.08%) Razor View Engine
12 19 (3.88%) WPF
12 19 (3.88%) XML
13 17 (3.47%) RESTful
14 16 (3.27%) REST
15 15 (3.06%) CSS3
16 14 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
17 12 (2.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 59 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (9.80%) Computer Science
3 26 (5.31%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (3.88%) Mathematics
5 16 (3.27%) Mobile App
6 13 (2.65%) Social Media
7 12 (2.45%) Physics
8 11 (2.24%) Visualisation
8 11 (2.24%) Economics
9 10 (2.04%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.84%) Chemistry
11 8 (1.63%) EPoS
12 7 (1.43%) User Experience
13 6 (1.22%) Blackberry
13 6 (1.22%) Clustering
13 6 (1.22%) Open Source
14 5 (1.02%) Data Structures
14 5 (1.02%) Performance Metrics
15 4 (0.82%) EqualLogic
15 4 (0.82%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 163 (33.27%) Windows
2 45 (9.18%) Windows 7
3 43 (8.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (4.49%) Linux
4 22 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (2.04%) Windows 8
7 9 (1.84%) Android
8 7 (1.43%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.43%) UNIX
8 7 (1.43%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.61%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.20%) CentOS
10 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (22.65%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (18.78%) MVC
3 53 (10.82%) Project Management
4 51 (10.41%) Scrum
5 44 (8.98%) TDD
6 37 (7.55%) Software Engineering
7 34 (6.94%) ITIL
8 31 (6.33%) OO
9 26 (5.31%) PRINCE2
10 24 (4.90%) CRM
11 22 (4.49%) ERP
12 19 (3.88%) OOP
13 18 (3.67%) Migration
13 18 (3.67%) Line Management
14 17 (3.47%) Analytics
14 17 (3.47%) Disaster Recovery
14 17 (3.47%) Service Management
14 17 (3.47%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (3.47%) Data Management
15 16 (3.27%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 136 (27.76%) C#
2 101 (20.61%) SQL
3 79 (16.12%) JavaScript
4 18 (3.67%) VB.NET
5 16 (3.27%) PHP
6 15 (3.06%) T-SQL
6 15 (3.06%) Java
7 10 (2.04%) C++
7 10 (2.04%) VB
8 9 (1.84%) VBA
9 7 (1.43%) CoffeeScript
10 6 (1.22%) Python
10 6 (1.22%) C
11 5 (1.02%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.02%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.61%) VBScript
13 2 (0.41%) Groovy
14 1 (0.20%) Perl
14 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 119 (24.29%) Degree
2 64 (13.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (7.14%) MCP
4 22 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (4.08%) CCNA
6 13 (2.65%) MCSE
7 11 (2.24%) PhD
7 11 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.02%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.02%) CCNP
8 5 (1.02%) VCP4
9 4 (0.82%) JNCIA
9 4 (0.82%) ACCA
9 4 (0.82%) CIMA
9 4 (0.82%) MCSA
9 4 (0.82%) MCT
10 3 (0.61%) CIPFA
10 3 (0.61%) ICAEW
10 3 (0.61%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.10%) SLA
1 25 (5.10%) QA
2 4 (0.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 88 (17.96%) Active Directory
2 35 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.88%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.65%) Firmware
5 5 (1.02%) vSphere
6 3 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.61%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.61%) XenApp
7 2 (0.41%) XenServer
8 1 (0.20%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.20%) Xen
8 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (1.22%) SCCM
1 6 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.61%) WSUS
2 3 (0.61%) SCOM
3 2 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.41%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.20%) DameWare
4 1 (0.20%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 49 (10.00%) VMware
2 41 (8.37%) Cisco
3 32 (6.53%) Salesforce.com
4 24 (4.90%) Oracle
5 23 (4.69%) Citrix
6 18 (3.67%) HP
7 14 (2.86%) SAP
8 10 (2.04%) IBM
8 10 (2.04%) Juniper
8 10 (2.04%) Apple
8 10 (2.04%) Atlassian
9 8 (1.63%) Sage
10 6 (1.22%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.22%) Google
10 6 (1.22%) Dell
11 5 (1.02%) Business Objects
11 5 (1.02%) NetApp
11 5 (1.02%) Sitecore
11 5 (1.02%) Logi Analytics
11 5 (1.02%) Tableau
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 30,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Wavex
Salary: bonus and benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos Plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos Plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Resourcing People
Salary: Negotiable based on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Yoh
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: Excellent salary and package dependent upon experience.
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago