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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 11 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 253 367 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 16.41% 20.23% 19.48%
As % of the Vendors category 36.51% 51.54% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 216 340 329
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,250 £55,000
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
693 712 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 44.94% 39.25% 48.55%
Number of salaries quoted 523 637 802
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 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 May 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 +2 133 £35,000 -6.66% 17
Abingdon +18 26 £50,000 - 4
Bicester +7 4 £25,750 -42.77%
Wallingford -11 4 £35,000 +1.13%
Henley-on-Thames +6 3 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Witney -1 3 £29,000 -35.55% 3
Thame -3 2 £55,000 +56.02%
Banbury -14 2 £42,500 +49.12%
Kidlington - 2 - - 1
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 177 (38.06%) MS Excel
2 170 (36.56%) .NET
3 166 (35.70%) SQL Server
4 152 (32.69%) C#
5 133 (28.60%) Agile Software Development
6 129 (27.74%) Windows
7 123 (26.45%) ASP.NET
8 120 (25.81%) SQL
9 104 (22.37%) Degree
10 101 (21.72%) MVC
11 98 (21.08%) JavaScript
12 97 (20.86%) HTML
13 94 (20.22%) CSS
14 67 (14.41%) MS Office
14 67 (14.41%) ASP.NET MVC
15 65 (13.98%) Active Directory
16 58 (12.47%) Project Management
17 56 (12.04%) VMware
18 53 (11.40%) OO
19 51 (10.97%) TDD
19 51 (10.97%) AngularJS
19 51 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
20 46 (9.89%) VMware Infrastructure
21 42 (9.03%) Microsoft Certification
22 40 (8.60%) Web Services
23 37 (7.96%) Computer Science
24 35 (7.53%) jQuery
24 35 (7.53%) DNS
25 34 (7.31%) T-SQL
25 34 (7.31%) Finance

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 33 (7.10%) IIS
2 27 (5.81%) MS Exchange
3 23 (4.95%) SharePoint
4 18 (3.87%) Lync
5 11 (2.37%) Apache
6 10 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.29%) Drupal
8 6 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (1.29%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.29%) CMS
9 5 (1.08%) Node.js
9 5 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.86%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.43%) JBoss
13 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 177 (38.06%) MS Excel
2 67 (14.41%) MS Office
3 15 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (2.80%) MS Project
5 3 (0.65%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.43%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.43%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.22%) PaintShop Pro
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.22%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 21 (4.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (4.09%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (2.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (1.29%) Adobe Campaign
5 4 (0.86%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.43%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.22%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (4.52%) SaaS
3 10 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.94%) Office 365
5 7 (1.51%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.65%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.22%) Yammer
7 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.53%) DNS
2 30 (6.45%) DHCP
3 28 (6.02%) Firewall
4 25 (5.38%) WAN
5 20 (4.30%) Internet
6 14 (3.01%) LAN
6 14 (3.01%) VLAN
7 13 (2.80%) VoIP
7 13 (2.80%) SAN
8 10 (2.15%) Wireless
9 9 (1.94%) TCP/IP
10 8 (1.72%) VPN
10 8 (1.72%) OSPF
11 7 (1.51%) BGP
11 7 (1.51%) HSRP
12 6 (1.29%) MPLS
13 5 (1.08%) IP Telephony
13 5 (1.08%) Skype
14 4 (0.86%) Structured Cabling
14 4 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (35.70%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (5.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (3.87%) MySQL
7 15 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (3.23%) Relational Database
8 14 (3.01%) Big Data
8 14 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (2.15%) Couchbase
10 8 (1.72%) OLAP Cube
10 8 (1.72%) Data Mining
10 8 (1.72%) OLAP
11 7 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (1.29%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.29%) NoSQL
12 6 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (1.29%) MS Access
12 6 (1.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (4.73%) Visual Studio
2 12 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.94%) MSTest
3 9 (1.94%) NUnit
4 8 (1.72%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.51%) JIRA
6 6 (1.29%) Selenium
6 6 (1.29%) WebDriver
6 6 (1.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.86%) Subversion
7 4 (0.86%) Maven
8 3 (0.65%) Bugzilla
8 3 (0.65%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (0.65%) Moq
8 3 (0.65%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.43%) Redmine
9 2 (0.43%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.43%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.22%) Wise Package Studio
10 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (7.31%) Finance
1 34 (7.31%) Retail
2 30 (6.45%) Marketing
3 17 (3.66%) Manufacturing
4 11 (2.37%) Automotive
5 9 (1.94%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.72%) Publishing
7 7 (1.51%) Games
7 7 (1.51%) Back Office
8 5 (1.08%) Electronics
8 5 (1.08%) Advertising
8 5 (1.08%) German Language
9 4 (0.86%) French Language
9 4 (0.86%) Banking
10 3 (0.65%) Mandarin Language
11 2 (0.43%) Billing
11 2 (0.43%) Legal
11 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.22%) Local Government
12 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 142 (30.54%) Developer
2 87 (18.71%) Analyst
3 56 (12.04%) C# Developer
4 44 (9.46%) .NET Developer
5 41 (8.82%) Support Analyst
6 39 (8.39%) Senior Developer
7 33 (7.10%) C# .NET Developer
8 31 (6.67%) Consultant
9 29 (6.24%) Software Developer
10 26 (5.59%) Junior
11 25 (5.38%) Support Engineer
11 25 (5.38%) IT Support
12 24 (5.16%) Web Developer
13 21 (4.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 20 (4.30%) C# Web Developer
14 20 (4.30%) Architect
14 20 (4.30%) Graduate
14 20 (4.30%) Administrator
15 19 (4.09%) Systems Engineer
15 19 (4.09%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (36.56%) .NET
2 123 (26.45%) ASP.NET
3 97 (20.86%) HTML
4 94 (20.22%) CSS
5 67 (14.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 51 (10.97%) AngularJS
7 40 (8.60%) Web Services
8 35 (7.53%) jQuery
9 34 (7.31%) .NET Framework
9 34 (7.31%) HTML5
10 33 (7.10%) WCF
11 28 (6.02%) Ajax
12 23 (4.95%) CSS3
13 21 (4.52%) Razor View Engine
13 21 (4.52%) XML
13 21 (4.52%) WPF
14 18 (3.87%) Entity Framework
15 16 (3.44%) REST
16 15 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
16 15 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (7.96%) Computer Science
3 26 (5.59%) Mobile App
4 24 (5.16%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (3.87%) Mathematics
6 17 (3.66%) Social Media
7 16 (3.44%) User Experience
8 12 (2.58%) Physics
9 10 (2.15%) N-Tier
10 9 (1.94%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.72%) Clustering
11 8 (1.72%) Visualisation
12 7 (1.51%) Open Source
12 7 (1.51%) Chemistry
13 6 (1.29%) Data Structures
14 5 (1.08%) EPoS
15 4 (0.86%) Statistics
16 3 (0.65%) Life Science
16 3 (0.65%) Client/Server
16 3 (0.65%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 129 (27.74%) Windows
2 32 (6.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (6.24%) Linux
4 23 (4.95%) Windows 7
5 12 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.94%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.94%) UNIX
6 9 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.29%) Windows 8
7 6 (1.29%) Android
8 5 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.08%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.86%) CentOS
10 3 (0.65%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.43%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.43%) AIX
11 2 (0.43%) Solaris
12 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (28.60%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (21.72%) MVC
3 58 (12.47%) Project Management
4 53 (11.40%) OO
5 51 (10.97%) TDD
6 32 (6.88%) Scrum
7 29 (6.24%) ITIL
8 27 (5.81%) Software Engineering
9 25 (5.38%) CRM
10 24 (5.16%) PRINCE2
11 21 (4.52%) E-Commerce
12 20 (4.30%) OOP
12 20 (4.30%) Refactoring
13 19 (4.09%) Service Management
13 19 (4.09%) Time Management
13 19 (4.09%) Analytics
14 18 (3.87%) Migration
14 18 (3.87%) ERP
15 17 (3.66%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (3.44%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 152 (32.69%) C#
2 120 (25.81%) SQL
3 98 (21.08%) JavaScript
4 34 (7.31%) T-SQL
5 30 (6.45%) Java
6 14 (3.01%) PHP
7 10 (2.15%) C++
8 9 (1.94%) VB.NET
8 9 (1.94%) CoffeeScript
9 8 (1.72%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.51%) VB
11 6 (1.29%) VBA
11 6 (1.29%) Python
11 6 (1.29%) Apex Code
12 4 (0.86%) C
13 3 (0.65%) Groovy
13 3 (0.65%) Scala
13 3 (0.65%) Clojure
14 2 (0.43%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 104 (22.37%) Degree
2 42 (9.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (4.09%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (3.44%) MCP
5 14 (3.01%) CCNP
6 9 (1.94%) CCNA
6 9 (1.94%) CCDP
7 7 (1.51%) PhD
8 5 (1.08%) MCSE
8 5 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.08%) ACCA
8 5 (1.08%) CIMA
8 5 (1.08%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.08%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.86%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.86%) JNCIA
9 4 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.65%) CIPFA
10 3 (0.65%) CCIE
10 3 (0.65%) ICAEW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.95%) QA
2 15 (3.23%) SLA
3 4 (0.86%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 65 (13.98%) Active Directory
2 46 (9.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.01%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.37%) Firmware
5 8 (1.72%) vSphere
6 3 (0.65%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.65%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.43%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.43%) XenApp
7 2 (0.43%) XenServer
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (1.29%) SCCM
1 6 (1.29%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 5 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.86%) SCOM
4 3 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.65%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.65%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.43%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.22%) Icinga
6 1 (0.22%) Nagios
6 1 (0.22%) DameWare
6 1 (0.22%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.22%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.22%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 56 (12.04%) VMware
2 27 (5.81%) Cisco
3 26 (5.59%) Salesforce.com
4 22 (4.73%) Oracle
5 18 (3.87%) IBM
6 17 (3.66%) Citrix
7 15 (3.23%) HP
8 9 (1.94%) Atlassian
9 8 (1.72%) Google
9 8 (1.72%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.72%) SAP
10 7 (1.51%) Juniper
10 7 (1.51%) Apple
11 6 (1.29%) Business Objects
11 6 (1.29%) Sitecore
11 6 (1.29%) Tableau
11 6 (1.29%) Logi Analytics
12 5 (1.08%) Sage
13 4 (0.86%) CheckPoint
13 4 (0.86%) Dell
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum Plus on call allowance
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £12,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Life Assurance, Pension and Medical Cover
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Life Assurance, Pension and Medical Cover
Posted: 8 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits & Working Environment
Posted: 8 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits & Working Environment
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: From £38,000 to £46,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £47500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Henley-on-thames, Oxfordshire
Required IT Limited
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£65,000 to £70,000
Posted: 5 days ago