The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Oxfordshire region.

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

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 11 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 251 337 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.27% 18.71% 19.77%
As % of the Vendors category 40.75% 40.02% 48.59%
Number of salaries quoted 229 290 254
Average salary £37,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,950 £23,950 £24,255
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
616 842 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 37.47% 46.75% 40.69%
Number of salaries quoted 554 726 513
Average salary £37,500 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.79% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
South East

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -5 114 £37,500 -6.25% 19
Witney +9 17 £37,000 +9.62% 2
Banbury +2 13 £22,500 -10.00% 1
Abingdon -19 11 £37,500 +20.96% 3
Bicester -4 4 £47,500 +45.03%
Thame -7 4 £35,500 -21.11% 1
Wallingford -11 4 £36,750 +145.00% 2
Henley-on-Thames -6 2 £42,500 +70.00% 1
Kidlington -9 2 £38,500 +1.31% 2
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 318 (50.56%) SQL Server
2 301 (47.85%) .NET
3 240 (38.16%) SQL
4 231 (36.72%) MS Excel
5 217 (34.50%) C#
6 213 (33.86%) ASP.NET
7 198 (31.48%) Windows
8 194 (30.84%) JavaScript
9 177 (28.14%) HTML
10 154 (24.48%) CSS
11 148 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
12 122 (19.40%) MVC
13 111 (17.65%) MS Office
14 110 (17.49%) Software Engineering
15 106 (16.85%) SQL Server 2012
16 100 (15.90%) ASP.NET MVC
17 93 (14.79%) SQL Server 2005
18 91 (14.47%) Active Directory
19 85 (13.51%) HTML5
20 83 (13.20%) Finance
21 82 (13.04%) Degree
22 78 (12.40%) Microsoft Certification
23 77 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
24 70 (11.13%) T-SQL
25 69 (10.97%) CSS3
26 68 (10.81%) jQuery
27 66 (10.49%) TDD
28 65 (10.33%) SharePoint
29 62 (9.86%) .NET Framework
30 61 (9.70%) MS Exchange

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 65 (10.33%) SharePoint
2 61 (9.70%) MS Exchange
3 29 (4.61%) IIS
4 15 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (1.75%) IBM Notes
6 11 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (1.43%) CMS
8 8 (1.27%) Node.js
8 8 (1.27%) MS Project Server
8 8 (1.27%) Lync
9 7 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.64%) Drupal
12 4 (0.64%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.48%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.32%) nginx
Applications
1 231 (36.72%) MS Excel
2 111 (17.65%) MS Office
3 39 (6.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (4.93%) MS Project
5 17 (2.70%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (3.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.64%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (0.64%) SAP Business One
4 4 (0.64%) Lawson
4 4 (0.64%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.64%) Movex
4 4 (0.64%) MFGPRO
4 4 (0.64%) Adaptiv
4 4 (0.64%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.16%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.07%) Office 365
3 9 (1.43%) Heroku
4 7 (1.11%) PaaS
5 5 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.64%) SaaS
7 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.56%) Firewall
2 25 (3.97%) Internet
3 24 (3.82%) SAN
4 22 (3.50%) HTTP
5 20 (3.18%) TCP/IP
6 19 (3.02%) WAN
7 18 (2.86%) VPN
7 18 (2.86%) DNS
8 16 (2.54%) LAN
9 12 (1.91%) iSCSI
10 11 (1.75%) DHCP
11 9 (1.43%) VLAN
12 7 (1.11%) VoIP
13 6 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (0.95%) Wireless
13 6 (0.95%) IP Telephony
14 5 (0.79%) Network Security
14 5 (0.79%) NAS
15 4 (0.64%) Unified Communications
15 4 (0.64%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 318 (50.56%) SQL Server
2 148 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 106 (16.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 93 (14.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 35 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (4.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (3.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (2.38%) MySQL
9 13 (2.07%) Oracle Database
10 10 (1.59%) MS Access
11 9 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
12 8 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (1.11%) OLAP
14 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 2 (0.32%) Oracle OLAP
15 2 (0.32%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
16 1 (0.16%) Neo4j
16 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
16 1 (0.16%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 50 (7.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (3.66%) Visual Studio
3 14 (2.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 10 (1.59%) NUnit
4 10 (1.59%) MSTest
5 6 (0.95%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (0.95%) Moq
6 4 (0.64%) TestComplete
6 4 (0.64%) ClearCase
6 4 (0.64%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.48%) Rational Rose
7 3 (0.48%) Subversion
7 3 (0.48%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (0.32%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.32%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.32%) MbUnit
8 2 (0.32%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.32%) Selenium
9 1 (0.16%) MorphX
General
1 83 (13.20%) Finance
2 21 (3.34%) Advertising
3 15 (2.38%) Retail
4 14 (2.23%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.07%) Games
6 10 (1.59%) Marketing
7 9 (1.43%) Local Government
8 8 (1.27%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.11%) Back Office
10 5 (0.79%) Front Office
10 5 (0.79%) Automotive
10 5 (0.79%) Banking
11 4 (0.64%) Billing
11 4 (0.64%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.48%) French Language
12 3 (0.48%) Electronics
13 1 (0.16%) Legal
13 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 275 (43.72%) Developer
2 105 (16.69%) Analyst
3 85 (13.51%) .NET Developer
4 84 (13.35%) Senior Developer
5 83 (13.20%) C# Developer
6 77 (12.24%) Software Developer
7 76 (12.08%) Support Analyst
8 59 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
9 51 (8.11%) Support Engineer
10 47 (7.47%) ASP.NET Developer
11 43 (6.84%) Software Engineer
12 41 (6.52%) IT Support
13 38 (6.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 38 (6.04%) Consultant
14 37 (5.88%) SQL Developer
15 35 (5.56%) Junior
16 33 (5.25%) Technical Support
17 31 (4.93%) Project Manager
17 31 (4.93%) Web Developer
18 29 (4.61%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (47.85%) .NET
2 213 (33.86%) ASP.NET
3 177 (28.14%) HTML
4 154 (24.48%) CSS
5 100 (15.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 85 (13.51%) HTML5
7 69 (10.97%) CSS3
8 68 (10.81%) jQuery
9 62 (9.86%) .NET Framework
10 56 (8.90%) Web Services
11 41 (6.52%) WCF
12 33 (5.25%) XML
13 26 (4.13%) Ajax
13 26 (4.13%) REST
14 22 (3.50%) JSON
14 22 (3.50%) WPF
14 22 (3.50%) Silverlight
15 20 (3.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 20 (3.18%) ASP.NET Web API
16 14 (2.23%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 43 (6.84%) Computer Science
2 31 (4.93%) Enterprise Software
3 30 (4.77%) Mathematics
4 25 (3.97%) Mobile App
5 24 (3.82%) Management Information System
6 12 (1.91%) Open Source
7 11 (1.75%) Physics
7 11 (1.75%) Replication
8 9 (1.43%) Social Media
9 8 (1.27%) EqualLogic
10 7 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (1.11%) Clustering
11 6 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
12 5 (0.79%) Tandem
12 5 (0.79%) LIMS
12 5 (0.79%) NHS
13 4 (0.64%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.64%) Biotechnology
13 4 (0.64%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.64%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 198 (31.48%) Windows
2 46 (7.31%) Windows 7
3 43 (6.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (4.61%) Windows 8
6 26 (4.13%) Android
7 25 (3.97%) Apple iOS
8 21 (3.34%) Windows XP
9 16 (2.54%) Linux
9 16 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (2.07%) UNIX
11 7 (1.11%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.64%) Windows Vista
12 4 (0.64%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.48%) Windows XP Embedded
14 2 (0.32%) Debian
14 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
15 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (19.40%) MVC
2 110 (17.49%) Software Engineering
3 77 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (10.49%) TDD
5 57 (9.06%) Project Management
6 40 (6.36%) ITIL
7 37 (5.88%) OO
8 34 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
9 30 (4.77%) Data Modelling
9 30 (4.77%) CRM
9 30 (4.77%) Scrum
9 30 (4.77%) Continuous Improvement
10 29 (4.61%) BDD
10 29 (4.61%) PRINCE2
11 25 (3.97%) Mobile Application Development
12 24 (3.82%) iOS Development
12 24 (3.82%) Performance Tuning
13 23 (3.66%) ERP
14 22 (3.50%) E-Commerce
15 21 (3.34%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 240 (38.16%) SQL
2 217 (34.50%) C#
3 194 (30.84%) JavaScript
4 70 (11.13%) T-SQL
5 53 (8.43%) C++
6 39 (6.20%) Java
7 35 (5.56%) VB.NET
8 31 (4.93%) PHP
9 13 (2.07%) PowerShell
10 12 (1.91%) VB
10 12 (1.91%) C
11 11 (1.75%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.11%) Delphi
12 7 (1.11%) Python
13 6 (0.95%) Perl
13 6 (0.95%) X++
13 6 (0.95%) PHP5
14 4 (0.64%) Ruby
14 4 (0.64%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.48%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 82 (13.04%) Degree
2 78 (12.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (5.88%) MCSE
4 28 (4.45%) ITIL Certification
5 21 (3.34%) MCP
6 19 (3.02%) MCITP
7 16 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 16 (2.54%) MCTS
8 15 (2.38%) PhD
9 14 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (1.27%) NCDA
11 8 (1.27%) NCIE
11 8 (1.27%) CCNA
12 7 (1.11%) CISSP
13 6 (0.95%) CCNP
13 6 (0.95%) CCDP
14 5 (0.79%) ISEB
14 5 (0.79%) HNC
14 5 (0.79%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.61%) QA
2 13 (2.07%) SLA
3 9 (1.43%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.64%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.16%) TickIT
7 1 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 91 (14.47%) Active Directory
2 28 (4.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (4.13%) Hyper-V
4 23 (3.66%) vSphere
5 8 (1.27%) XenApp
5 8 (1.27%) XenServer
5 8 (1.27%) XenDesktop
6 7 (1.11%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.48%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.32%) Xen
9 2 (0.32%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.16%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.16%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 9 (1.43%) SCOM
2 8 (1.27%) SCCM
2 8 (1.27%) Backup Exec
2 8 (1.27%) Puppet
3 6 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (0.64%) WSUS
5 4 (0.64%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.32%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.32%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.32%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.16%) Nagios
7 1 (0.16%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 45 (7.15%) VMware
2 36 (5.72%) Cisco
3 34 (5.41%) Citrix
4 33 (5.25%) Oracle
5 20 (3.18%) IBM
6 14 (2.23%) Remedy
7 13 (2.07%) Apple
8 12 (1.91%) Dell
9 11 (1.75%) HP
10 10 (1.59%) SAP
10 10 (1.59%) EMC
10 10 (1.59%) NetApp
11 8 (1.27%) Symantec
12 7 (1.11%) Epicor
13 6 (0.95%) JD Edwards
13 6 (0.95%) Sage
13 6 (0.95%) Veeam
14 4 (0.64%) PlateSpin
14 4 (0.64%) RedPrairie
14 4 (0.64%) Baan
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Newton Blue
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: circ £30,000 - £35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum to £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum to £30k + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum + Pension + 25 days' holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago