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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 295 250 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 19.79% 15.82% 18.48%
As % of the Vendors category 45.18% 40.13% 41.31%
Number of salaries quoted 270 227 288
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,475 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,800 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
653 623 794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 43.80% 39.43% 44.73%
Number of salaries quoted 561 548 693
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 +5 157 £40,000 +6.66% 19
Banbury +3 23 £35,750 +58.88% 3
Abingdon +16 18 £26,500 -39.42% 1
Bicester +16 9 £47,500 -5.00%
Thame +1 6 £35,000 -1.40% 1
Henley-on-Thames +5 2 £28,750 -32.35%
Eynsham - 2 £29,000 -
Wallingford +10 1 £22,000 -46.98%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 206 (37.73%) MS Excel
2 176 (32.23%) Windows
3 167 (30.59%) SQL
4 155 (28.39%) .NET
5 149 (27.29%) C#
6 136 (24.91%) SQL Server
7 130 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
8 110 (20.15%) ASP.NET
9 94 (17.22%) Active Directory
10 93 (17.03%) JavaScript
11 88 (16.12%) MVC
12 85 (15.57%) VMware
12 85 (15.57%) MS Office
13 84 (15.38%) HTML
14 75 (13.74%) Degree
15 74 (13.55%) CSS
16 65 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
17 64 (11.72%) OO
18 63 (11.54%) Finance
19 59 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
20 58 (10.62%) T-SQL
21 53 (9.71%) Windows Server 2008
21 53 (9.71%) AngularJS
22 52 (9.52%) Project Management
22 52 (9.52%) ITIL
23 51 (9.34%) IIS
24 47 (8.61%) DNS
25 46 (8.42%) SharePoint
26 45 (8.24%) TDD
27 44 (8.06%) Windows 7

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 51 (9.34%) IIS
2 46 (8.42%) SharePoint
3 31 (5.68%) MS Exchange
4 24 (4.40%) Lync
5 17 (3.11%) Apache
6 15 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
7 12 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (1.47%) Drupal
11 7 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.92%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.92%) Node.js
13 4 (0.73%) CMS
14 3 (0.55%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
14 3 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
15 2 (0.37%) Confluence
16 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
16 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 206 (37.73%) MS Excel
2 85 (15.57%) MS Office
3 28 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (3.48%) MS Project
5 4 (0.73%) SOLIDWORKS
5 4 (0.73%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.55%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.37%) RoboHelp
7 2 (0.37%) PaintShop Pro
7 2 (0.37%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 33 (6.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (3.66%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (2.01%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.55%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.55%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.37%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (5.31%) Office 365
3 12 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.10%) SaaS
5 5 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.55%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.18%) Yammer
7 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (8.61%) DNS
2 40 (7.33%) DHCP
3 28 (5.13%) Firewall
4 26 (4.76%) WAN
5 22 (4.03%) LAN
5 22 (4.03%) VoIP
6 21 (3.85%) TCP/IP
7 20 (3.66%) Internet
8 17 (3.11%) VLAN
9 15 (2.75%) SAN
10 14 (2.56%) Wireless
11 11 (2.01%) Network Security
12 10 (1.83%) Skype
13 8 (1.47%) VPN
14 7 (1.28%) Intranet
15 6 (1.10%) Broadband
15 6 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (1.10%) OSPF
16 5 (0.92%) BGP
16 5 (0.92%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (24.91%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 32 (5.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (4.21%) Relational Database
4 21 (3.85%) MySQL
5 18 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (2.56%) OLAP
6 14 (2.56%) OLAP Cube
6 14 (2.56%) Big Data
7 11 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (1.28%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.28%) Couchbase
10 6 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.92%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.92%) MS Access
11 5 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.92%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (4.03%) Visual Studio
2 18 (3.30%) JIRA
3 15 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (1.65%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.28%) Subversion
6 6 (1.10%) Selenium
6 6 (1.10%) WebDriver
7 5 (0.92%) MSTest
7 5 (0.92%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.73%) Maven
9 3 (0.55%) Bugzilla
9 3 (0.55%) NUnit
9 3 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.37%) T4 Templates
10 2 (0.37%) Redmine
10 2 (0.37%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.37%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.18%) Rhino Mocks
11 1 (0.18%) Moq
General
1 63 (11.54%) Finance
2 34 (6.23%) Marketing
3 27 (4.95%) Manufacturing
4 21 (3.85%) Retail
5 13 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.01%) Banking
7 7 (1.28%) Advertising
7 7 (1.28%) Back Office
8 6 (1.10%) Publishing
8 6 (1.10%) Games
9 5 (0.92%) Electronics
10 4 (0.73%) Local Government
11 2 (0.37%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.37%) Automotive
11 2 (0.37%) Legal
12 1 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 133 (24.36%) Developer
2 103 (18.86%) Analyst
3 57 (10.44%) Consultant
4 55 (10.07%) Support Analyst
5 51 (9.34%) C# Developer
6 44 (8.06%) Senior Developer
7 36 (6.59%) Administrator
7 36 (6.59%) Web Developer
8 35 (6.41%) IT Support
9 34 (6.23%) .NET Developer
10 27 (4.95%) Architect
10 27 (4.95%) Support Engineer
11 25 (4.58%) Applications Support
11 25 (4.58%) 2nd Line Support
12 24 (4.40%) Software Developer
12 24 (4.40%) C# Web Developer
13 23 (4.21%) C# .NET Developer
14 22 (4.03%) Applications Developer
15 21 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 21 (3.85%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (28.39%) .NET
2 110 (20.15%) ASP.NET
3 84 (15.38%) HTML
4 74 (13.55%) CSS
5 59 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 53 (9.71%) AngularJS
7 33 (6.04%) jQuery
8 32 (5.86%) HTML5
9 27 (4.95%) .NET Framework
10 24 (4.40%) Web Services
11 22 (4.03%) XML
11 22 (4.03%) WPF
11 22 (4.03%) CSS3
12 20 (3.66%) Ajax
13 18 (3.30%) WCF
14 15 (2.75%) KnockoutJS
14 15 (2.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 15 (2.75%) ASP.NET Web API
15 14 (2.56%) XSL
16 12 (2.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.86%) Mobile App
3 20 (3.66%) Computer Science
4 18 (3.30%) User Experience
5 17 (3.11%) Data Centre
6 15 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (2.75%) Mathematics
7 14 (2.56%) N-Tier
8 12 (2.20%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.83%) Statistics
9 10 (1.83%) Social Media
10 8 (1.47%) Physics
11 7 (1.28%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.10%) Clustering
12 6 (1.10%) Private Cloud
13 5 (0.92%) EPoS
13 5 (0.92%) Semantic Web
14 4 (0.73%) Visualisation
14 4 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.73%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 176 (32.23%) Windows
2 53 (9.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (8.06%) Windows 7
4 40 (7.33%) Linux
5 27 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 16 (2.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (2.20%) Apple iOS
8 12 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (2.20%) UNIX
9 9 (1.65%) Windows XP
10 8 (1.47%) Android
11 5 (0.92%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.73%) CentOS
13 3 (0.55%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.37%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.37%) AIX
14 2 (0.37%) Solaris
15 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (16.12%) MVC
3 64 (11.72%) OO
4 52 (9.52%) ITIL
4 52 (9.52%) Project Management
5 45 (8.24%) TDD
6 34 (6.23%) CRM
7 30 (5.49%) Software Engineering
8 29 (5.31%) Scrum
9 26 (4.76%) SDLC
10 25 (4.58%) Service Delivery
10 25 (4.58%) ERP
11 24 (4.40%) E-Commerce
11 24 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (4.03%) Change Management
13 21 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
14 19 (3.48%) BDD
14 19 (3.48%) Line Management
14 19 (3.48%) DevOps
14 19 (3.48%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 167 (30.59%) SQL
2 149 (27.29%) C#
3 93 (17.03%) JavaScript
4 58 (10.62%) T-SQL
5 38 (6.96%) Java
6 30 (5.49%) PowerShell
7 19 (3.48%) C++
8 15 (2.75%) PHP
9 10 (1.83%) VB.NET
10 9 (1.65%) VB
11 8 (1.47%) CoffeeScript
12 7 (1.28%) Python
13 6 (1.10%) C
13 6 (1.10%) Groovy
14 5 (0.92%) C++/CLI
15 4 (0.73%) VBA
16 3 (0.55%) Clojure
16 3 (0.55%) Scala
16 3 (0.55%) Apex Code
17 2 (0.37%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 75 (13.74%) Degree
2 41 (7.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (6.96%) Security Cleared
4 34 (6.23%) SC Cleared
5 25 (4.58%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (3.11%) MCSE
7 15 (2.75%) CCNP
8 14 (2.56%) CCNA
8 14 (2.56%) MCSA
9 13 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (2.01%) CCDP
11 10 (1.83%) MCP
12 9 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (1.47%) MCITP
14 6 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (0.92%) HNC
15 5 (0.92%) HND
15 5 (0.92%) ISEB
16 4 (0.73%) MCTS
17 3 (0.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.11%) QA
2 9 (1.65%) SLA
3 4 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.18%) DICOM
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 94 (17.22%) Active Directory
2 65 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (5.13%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.83%) vSphere
5 9 (1.65%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.10%) Firmware
7 4 (0.73%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.73%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.55%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.37%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.18%) vCloud
10 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (1.83%) SCCM
1 10 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.10%) SCOM
2 6 (1.10%) SCVMM
2 6 (1.10%) WSUS
3 5 (0.92%) Windows Intune
3 5 (0.92%) SCDPM
3 5 (0.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (0.73%) SCSM
4 4 (0.73%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.55%) Nagios
5 3 (0.55%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.55%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (0.55%) Icinga
5 3 (0.55%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 2 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.18%) DameWare
7 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 85 (15.57%) VMware
2 34 (6.23%) Citrix
3 33 (6.04%) IBM
4 24 (4.40%) Cisco
5 21 (3.85%) Oracle
6 19 (3.48%) HP
7 16 (2.93%) Red Hat
8 14 (2.56%) SAP
9 11 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (1.83%) Symantec
10 10 (1.83%) Atlassian
11 9 (1.65%) Sophos
12 8 (1.47%) Google
12 8 (1.47%) Sage
13 7 (1.28%) Fujitsu
13 7 (1.28%) Sony
14 6 (1.10%) Toshiba
14 6 (1.10%) CommVault
14 6 (1.10%) PeopleSoft
14 6 (1.10%) Meru Networks
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £38,000 per annum + great benefits + culture
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £31000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oxford Brookes University
Salary: £33,242, rising annually to £36,309
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £21,000 to £23,000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Amazing Benefits!
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum plus on-call Allowance + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago