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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 11 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 227 337 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.02% 19.63% 20.33%
As % of the Vendors category 36.03% 46.55% 46.75%
Number of salaries quoted 202 303 298
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,782
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
630 724 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 41.69% 42.17% 43.48%
Number of salaries quoted 530 642 620
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 August 2014.

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 August 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
Oxford -2 117 £40,000 - 22
Abingdon -17 14 £60,000 +87.50% 2
Witney +17 11 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Banbury -4 10 £22,500 -10.00%
Wallingford -1 6 £37,500 +15.38%
Henley-on-Thames +1 3 £33,750 +29.80%
Kidlington -10 3 £45,000 +18.42% 2
Bicester - 3 £45,000 - 3
Burford - 2 £42,492 -
Thame -7 1 £30,000 +37.93%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

1 305 (51.43%) SQL Server
2 283 (47.72%) .NET
3 239 (40.30%) MS Excel
4 227 (38.28%) SQL
5 202 (34.06%) ASP.NET
6 201 (33.90%) C#
7 176 (29.68%) Windows
8 157 (26.48%) JavaScript
9 154 (25.97%) HTML
10 133 (22.43%) SQL Server 2008
11 123 (20.74%) CSS
11 123 (20.74%) MVC
12 104 (17.54%) Software Engineering
13 103 (17.37%) ASP.NET MVC
14 102 (17.20%) SQL Server 2012
15 98 (16.53%) Active Directory
16 92 (15.51%) SQL Server 2005
17 89 (15.01%) Agile Software Development
18 87 (14.67%) MS Office
19 83 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
20 69 (11.64%) Degree
21 67 (11.30%) T-SQL
22 62 (10.46%) SharePoint
23 61 (10.29%) TDD
24 60 (10.12%) Web Services
25 59 (9.95%) HTML5
26 55 (9.27%) MS Exchange
26 55 (9.27%) Finance
27 53 (8.94%) .NET Framework
28 51 (8.60%) jQuery

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 62 (10.46%) SharePoint
2 55 (9.27%) MS Exchange
3 38 (6.41%) IIS
4 17 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (2.70%) IBM Notes
6 15 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (1.85%) Lync
8 10 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (1.35%) Node.js
10 8 (1.35%) MS Project Server
11 7 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (1.18%) WebSphere
11 7 (1.18%) CMS
11 7 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.84%) Lotus Domino
14 4 (0.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 239 (40.30%) MS Excel
2 87 (14.67%) MS Office
3 31 (5.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (4.22%) MS Project
5 14 (2.36%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (3.71%) Dynamics AX
2 19 (3.20%) Dynamics NAV
3 18 (3.04%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (1.18%) MFGPRO
4 7 (1.18%) Dynamics GP
4 7 (1.18%) SAP Business One
4 7 (1.18%) Lawson
4 7 (1.18%) Movex
5 4 (0.67%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.53%) Office 365
3 9 (1.52%) Heroku
4 7 (1.18%) PaaS
5 5 (0.84%) GitHub
5 5 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.34%) SaaS
7 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.40%) Firewall
2 24 (4.05%) DNS
3 23 (3.88%) Internet
4 21 (3.54%) SAN
4 21 (3.54%) TCP/IP
4 21 (3.54%) HTTP
5 20 (3.37%) VPN
6 19 (3.20%) WAN
7 17 (2.87%) DHCP
8 13 (2.19%) LAN
9 8 (1.35%) iSCSI
10 7 (1.18%) VLAN
10 7 (1.18%) Intranet
11 6 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.84%) Network Security
13 4 (0.67%) IP Telephony
13 4 (0.67%) NAS
13 4 (0.67%) Unified Communications
13 4 (0.67%) SNMP
14 3 (0.51%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 305 (51.43%) SQL Server
2 133 (22.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 102 (17.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 92 (15.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 33 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (5.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (3.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (3.04%) MySQL
10 13 (2.19%) Oracle Database
11 11 (1.85%) MS Access
12 6 (1.01%) OLAP
12 6 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.34%) Oracle OLAP
14 2 (0.34%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
15 1 (0.17%) Neo4j
15 1 (0.17%) Couchbase
15 1 (0.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 49 (8.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (5.23%) Visual Studio
3 15 (2.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 13 (2.19%) NUnit
4 13 (2.19%) MSTest
5 9 (1.52%) Git (software)
6 7 (1.18%) Selenium
7 6 (1.01%) Rhino Mocks
7 6 (1.01%) Moq
7 6 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (0.84%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 5 (0.84%) SpecFlow
8 5 (0.84%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.67%) ClearCase
9 4 (0.67%) Subversion
9 4 (0.67%) TestComplete
10 3 (0.51%) JIRA
11 2 (0.34%) Rational Rose
11 2 (0.34%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.34%) MbUnit
General
1 55 (9.27%) Finance
2 27 (4.55%) Advertising
3 21 (3.54%) Retail
4 12 (2.02%) Marketing
4 12 (2.02%) Games
5 8 (1.35%) Local Government
5 8 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.35%) Back Office
5 8 (1.35%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (0.67%) Legal
8 3 (0.51%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.34%) Automotive
9 2 (0.34%) Publishing
10 1 (0.17%) Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 255 (43.00%) Developer
2 104 (17.54%) Analyst
3 89 (15.01%) .NET Developer
4 78 (13.15%) C# Developer
5 77 (12.98%) Software Developer
6 69 (11.64%) Support Analyst
7 68 (11.47%) Senior Developer
8 51 (8.60%) Software Engineer
9 49 (8.26%) C# .NET Developer
10 42 (7.08%) Support Engineer
11 39 (6.58%) ASP.NET Developer
12 37 (6.24%) SQL Developer
13 36 (6.07%) C# Software Engineer
14 34 (5.73%) Web Developer
15 33 (5.56%) IT Support
16 31 (5.23%) Technical Support
17 30 (5.06%) Graduate
18 29 (4.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 28 (4.72%) Project Manager
20 27 (4.55%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (47.72%) .NET
2 202 (34.06%) ASP.NET
3 154 (25.97%) HTML
4 123 (20.74%) CSS
5 103 (17.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 60 (10.12%) Web Services
7 59 (9.95%) HTML5
8 53 (8.94%) .NET Framework
9 51 (8.60%) jQuery
10 45 (7.59%) CSS3
11 43 (7.25%) XML
12 38 (6.41%) WCF
13 24 (4.05%) Ajax
14 23 (3.88%) REST
15 22 (3.71%) ASP.NET Web API
15 22 (3.71%) WPF
16 19 (3.20%) JSON
16 19 (3.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 18 (3.04%) Silverlight
18 15 (2.53%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 39 (6.58%) Computer Science
2 37 (6.24%) Enterprise Software
3 29 (4.89%) Mobile App
4 25 (4.22%) Management Information System
5 24 (4.05%) Mathematics
6 15 (2.53%) Open Source
7 12 (2.02%) Replication
8 10 (1.69%) LIMS
9 9 (1.52%) EqualLogic
10 8 (1.35%) Social Media
11 6 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
11 6 (1.01%) Tandem
12 5 (0.84%) Blackberry
12 5 (0.84%) NHS
12 5 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (0.67%) Biotechnology
13 4 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
14 3 (0.51%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.51%) Economics
14 3 (0.51%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 176 (29.68%) Windows
2 50 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (7.42%) Windows 7
4 32 (5.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (4.72%) Android
6 27 (4.55%) Apple iOS
6 27 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 22 (3.71%) Linux
7 22 (3.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (3.37%) Windows XP
9 15 (2.53%) UNIX
10 4 (0.67%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.67%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.51%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.34%) Debian
12 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (20.74%) MVC
2 104 (17.54%) Software Engineering
3 89 (15.01%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (10.29%) TDD
5 49 (8.26%) Project Management
6 37 (6.24%) Scrum
7 35 (5.90%) OO
8 34 (5.73%) Business Intelligence
9 32 (5.40%) CRM
10 31 (5.23%) Data Modelling
11 29 (4.89%) ERP
11 29 (4.89%) ITIL
11 29 (4.89%) Mobile Application Development
12 28 (4.72%) PRINCE2
13 26 (4.38%) E-Commerce
14 25 (4.22%) iOS Development
15 24 (4.05%) Migration
16 22 (3.71%) Performance Tuning
17 21 (3.54%) Android Development
18 20 (3.37%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 227 (38.28%) SQL
2 201 (33.90%) C#
3 157 (26.48%) JavaScript
4 67 (11.30%) T-SQL
5 43 (7.25%) C++
5 43 (7.25%) Java
6 34 (5.73%) VB.NET
7 32 (5.40%) PHP
8 16 (2.70%) VB
9 12 (2.02%) PowerShell
9 12 (2.02%) C
10 7 (1.18%) VBScript
10 7 (1.18%) X++
11 6 (1.01%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.01%) Perl
12 5 (0.84%) Python
12 5 (0.84%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.67%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.67%) PHP5
14 3 (0.51%) Lua
Qualifications
1 83 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (11.64%) Degree
3 37 (6.24%) MCSE
4 22 (3.71%) MCP
5 20 (3.37%) MCTS
6 18 (3.04%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 15 (2.53%) MCITP
9 14 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (2.36%) CCNA
10 9 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (1.18%) CISSP
11 7 (1.18%) NCDA
11 7 (1.18%) NCIE
12 6 (1.01%) ISEB
13 5 (0.84%) PhD
13 5 (0.84%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.84%) VCAP
13 5 (0.84%) SC Cleared
13 5 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.20%) QA
2 12 (2.02%) SLA
3 10 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) TickIT
5 1 (0.17%) HL7
System Software
1 98 (16.53%) Active Directory
2 26 (4.38%) Hyper-V
3 25 (4.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (2.70%) vSphere
5 8 (1.35%) XenApp
5 8 (1.35%) XenServer
5 8 (1.35%) XenDesktop
6 7 (1.18%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.84%) DFS Replication
8 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.67%) GPFS
10 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.34%) Dovecot
10 2 (0.34%) Kamailio
10 2 (0.34%) Xen
10 2 (0.34%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (1.52%) Backup Exec
2 8 (1.35%) SCOM
2 8 (1.35%) Puppet
3 7 (1.18%) SCCM
4 6 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.84%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (0.67%) WSUS
6 4 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.51%) SCDPM
7 3 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.51%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.34%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.34%) Nagios
9 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 38 (6.41%) VMware
2 34 (5.73%) Citrix
3 31 (5.23%) IBM
4 29 (4.89%) Cisco
5 26 (4.38%) Oracle
6 16 (2.70%) Apple
7 13 (2.19%) SAP
8 11 (1.85%) HP
8 11 (1.85%) Dell
9 10 (1.69%) Epicor
10 9 (1.52%) JD Edwards
10 9 (1.52%) Sage
10 9 (1.52%) Symantec
11 8 (1.35%) NetApp
11 8 (1.35%) EMC
12 7 (1.18%) Lotus
12 7 (1.18%) Baan
12 7 (1.18%) Remedy
13 6 (1.01%) Veeam
13 6 (1.01%) Avaya
Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum 25 days’ holiday, Pension + Parking
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Medical & Life
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £57000 per annum + great benefit package
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent career progression opportunties
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago