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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 312 227 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 20.83% 15.00% 19.67%
As % of the Vendors category 47.20% 36.38% 47.09%
Number of salaries quoted 283 202 300
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £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
661 624 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 44.13% 41.24% 41.77%
Number of salaries quoted 536 524 627
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £68,000 £62,500
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 28 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 28 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 +6 178 £40,000 - 22
Banbury +2 25 £37,500 +66.66%
Abingdon +17 24 £26,500 -55.83% 6
Bicester +10 8 £46,250 +2.77% 1
Thame -1 7 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Henley-on-Thames +3 2 £28,750 -14.81%
Eynsham - 2 £29,000 -
Wallingford +12 1 £33,500 -10.66% 2
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 203 (36.71%) MS Excel
2 185 (33.45%) SQL
3 179 (32.37%) Windows
4 153 (27.67%) .NET
5 143 (25.86%) C#
6 139 (25.14%) SQL Server
7 121 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
8 110 (19.89%) ASP.NET
9 96 (17.36%) Active Directory
10 92 (16.64%) JavaScript
11 87 (15.73%) MS Office
12 86 (15.55%) VMware
13 83 (15.01%) MVC
13 83 (15.01%) HTML
14 71 (12.84%) CSS
15 70 (12.66%) Degree
16 67 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
17 66 (11.93%) Finance
18 65 (11.75%) T-SQL
19 61 (11.03%) ASP.NET MVC
20 59 (10.67%) OO
21 56 (10.13%) ITIL
21 56 (10.13%) IIS
22 54 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
23 50 (9.04%) Microsoft Certification
24 49 (8.86%) SharePoint
24 49 (8.86%) Windows 7
25 48 (8.68%) Security Cleared
26 47 (8.50%) DNS
26 47 (8.50%) Project Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 56 (10.13%) IIS
2 49 (8.86%) SharePoint
3 24 (4.34%) MS Exchange
4 23 (4.16%) Lync
5 17 (3.07%) Apache
6 14 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (1.27%) Drupal
9 7 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.90%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.36%) WordPress
11 2 (0.36%) CMS
11 2 (0.36%) Confluence
11 2 (0.36%) OpenEdge
11 2 (0.36%) Node.js
12 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.18%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 203 (36.71%) MS Excel
2 87 (15.73%) MS Office
3 28 (5.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (3.98%) MS Project
5 4 (0.72%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.54%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.54%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.36%) RoboHelp
7 2 (0.36%) PaintShop Pro
7 2 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.36%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 36 (6.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (3.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.54%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.18%) FRx
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 47 (8.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (6.15%) Office 365
3 17 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (1.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.72%) SaaS
7 4 (0.72%) PaaS
7 4 (0.72%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.54%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 47 (8.50%) DNS
2 40 (7.23%) DHCP
3 27 (4.88%) Firewall
4 23 (4.16%) WAN
4 23 (4.16%) TCP/IP
5 21 (3.80%) VoIP
6 20 (3.62%) LAN
6 20 (3.62%) Internet
7 18 (3.25%) SAN
8 16 (2.89%) VLAN
9 13 (2.35%) Wireless
10 12 (2.17%) Network Security
11 11 (1.99%) Skype
12 7 (1.27%) Intranet
12 7 (1.27%) Unified Communications
12 7 (1.27%) IPsec
12 7 (1.27%) VPN
12 7 (1.27%) Broadband
13 5 (0.90%) OSPF
13 5 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (25.14%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.97%) Relational Database
3 32 (5.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (5.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (3.62%) MySQL
5 18 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (3.07%) OLAP
7 16 (2.89%) Big Data
8 15 (2.71%) RDBMS
9 14 (2.53%) OLAP Cube
10 10 (1.81%) Oracle Database
10 10 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.27%) NoSQL
12 6 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.90%) Couchbase
14 4 (0.72%) MongoDB
15 3 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (0.54%) SAP HANA
16 2 (0.36%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 16 (2.89%) Visual Studio
1 16 (2.89%) JIRA
2 15 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.45%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.08%) WebDriver
4 6 (1.08%) Selenium
4 6 (1.08%) Subversion
5 5 (0.90%) MSTest
5 5 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (0.90%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.72%) T4 Templates
7 3 (0.54%) Maven
8 2 (0.36%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.36%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.36%) Redmine
8 2 (0.36%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.18%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.18%) NUnit
General
1 66 (11.93%) Finance
2 30 (5.42%) Marketing
3 21 (3.80%) Manufacturing
4 16 (2.89%) Retail
5 11 (1.99%) Banking
5 11 (1.99%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.63%) Publishing
7 8 (1.45%) Advertising
8 6 (1.08%) Games
9 5 (0.90%) Back Office
10 4 (0.72%) Local Government
11 3 (0.54%) Legal
12 2 (0.36%) Electronics
12 2 (0.36%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 129 (23.33%) Developer
2 108 (19.53%) Analyst
3 66 (11.93%) Consultant
4 61 (11.03%) Support Analyst
5 48 (8.68%) C# Developer
6 45 (8.14%) Senior Developer
7 40 (7.23%) Administrator
8 38 (6.87%) IT Support
9 36 (6.51%) Web Developer
10 34 (6.15%) .NET Developer
11 27 (4.88%) Architect
11 27 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 27 (4.88%) Applications Support
12 24 (4.34%) Support Engineer
12 24 (4.34%) Help Desk Engineer
13 23 (4.16%) 2nd Line Support
13 23 (4.16%) Software Developer
13 23 (4.16%) Applications Developer
13 23 (4.16%) C# .NET Developer
14 22 (3.98%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (27.67%) .NET
2 110 (19.89%) ASP.NET
3 83 (15.01%) HTML
4 71 (12.84%) CSS
5 61 (11.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 46 (8.32%) AngularJS
7 32 (5.79%) HTML5
8 30 (5.42%) jQuery
9 25 (4.52%) .NET Framework
10 22 (3.98%) CSS3
11 20 (3.62%) XML
12 19 (3.44%) Web Services
12 19 (3.44%) Ajax
13 17 (3.07%) WPF
14 15 (2.71%) WCF
15 14 (2.53%) XSL
16 13 (2.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 13 (2.35%) ASP.NET Web API
17 10 (1.81%) KnockoutJS
17 10 (1.81%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.79%) Mobile App
1 32 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.62%) User Experience
3 18 (3.25%) Computer Science
4 15 (2.71%) Data Centre
5 14 (2.53%) Statistics
5 14 (2.53%) N-Tier
6 13 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.17%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.63%) Mathematics
8 9 (1.63%) Private Cloud
9 8 (1.45%) Semantic Web
9 8 (1.45%) Social Media
9 8 (1.45%) Clustering
10 5 (0.90%) EPoS
11 4 (0.72%) NHS
11 4 (0.72%) Replication
11 4 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.72%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.54%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 179 (32.37%) Windows
2 54 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (8.86%) Windows 7
4 42 (7.59%) Linux
5 35 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (5.42%) Windows 8
7 19 (3.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (2.53%) UNIX
9 11 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (1.81%) Apple iOS
11 7 (1.27%) Android
12 6 (1.08%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.90%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.54%) CentOS
15 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.36%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.36%) AIX
15 2 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (15.01%) MVC
3 59 (10.67%) OO
4 56 (10.13%) ITIL
5 47 (8.50%) Project Management
6 42 (7.59%) TDD
7 37 (6.69%) CRM
8 29 (5.24%) ERP
9 28 (5.06%) Software Engineering
10 27 (4.88%) Change Management
11 26 (4.70%) Scrum
12 25 (4.52%) Service Delivery
13 22 (3.98%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (3.98%) Continuous Improvement
13 22 (3.98%) DevOps
14 21 (3.80%) E-Commerce
15 19 (3.44%) Refactoring
15 19 (3.44%) Unit Testing
15 19 (3.44%) SDLC
15 19 (3.44%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 185 (33.45%) SQL
2 143 (25.86%) C#
3 92 (16.64%) JavaScript
4 65 (11.75%) T-SQL
5 38 (6.87%) PowerShell
6 36 (6.51%) Java
7 16 (2.89%) C++
8 15 (2.71%) PHP
9 13 (2.35%) VB
10 10 (1.81%) Python
11 8 (1.45%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.08%) C
13 5 (0.90%) C++/CLI
14 4 (0.72%) Groovy
14 4 (0.72%) Ruby
14 4 (0.72%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.54%) Clojure
15 3 (0.54%) Scala
15 3 (0.54%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (12.66%) Degree
2 50 (9.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 48 (8.68%) Security Cleared
4 44 (7.96%) SC Cleared
5 22 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (3.62%) MCSE
7 18 (3.25%) MCSA
8 13 (2.35%) CCNP
8 13 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (1.99%) CCNA
10 10 (1.81%) CCDP
11 9 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 9 (1.63%) MCITP
12 5 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (0.90%) ISEB
12 5 (0.90%) MCP
12 5 (0.90%) HNC
12 5 (0.90%) HND
13 4 (0.72%) MCTS
14 3 (0.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.17%) QA
2 8 (1.45%) SLA
3 4 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.18%) DICOM
5 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.18%) P3O
System Software
1 96 (17.36%) Active Directory
2 67 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (6.69%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.99%) VMware ESX
5 9 (1.63%) vSphere
6 6 (1.08%) BitLocker
7 4 (0.72%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.36%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.36%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.18%) XenApp
9 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 17 (3.07%) SCCM
2 10 (1.81%) SCVMM
3 9 (1.63%) SCOM
3 9 (1.63%) Windows Intune
3 9 (1.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 8 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (1.27%) SCDPM
6 6 (1.08%) SCSM
6 6 (1.08%) WSUS
7 5 (0.90%) Icinga
7 5 (0.90%) Nagios
8 4 (0.72%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.54%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.18%) DameWare
11 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.18%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.18%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 86 (15.55%) VMware
2 32 (5.79%) IBM
2 32 (5.79%) Citrix
3 28 (5.06%) Oracle
4 22 (3.98%) Cisco
5 18 (3.25%) HP
6 16 (2.89%) Red Hat
7 14 (2.53%) SAP
8 11 (1.99%) Google
9 10 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (1.81%) Symantec
10 8 (1.45%) Sophos
10 8 (1.45%) Atlassian
11 7 (1.27%) Fujitsu
11 7 (1.27%) Sony
11 7 (1.27%) PeopleSoft
12 6 (1.08%) Toshiba
12 6 (1.08%) Meru Networks
13 5 (0.90%) Sage
13 5 (0.90%) Perforce
Didcot, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £48,000 + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £37000 per annum + On Application
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £500 - £60000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + quarterly bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
GO Partnership Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum plus on-call Allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + On Application
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago