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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 277 268 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 17.35% 15.79% 19.39%
As % of the Vendors category 40.92% 42.95% 40.61%
Number of salaries quoted 251 246 316
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 £23,600 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
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
677 624 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 42.39% 36.77% 47.76%
Number of salaries quoted 564 569 771
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -12.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +7 139 £40,000 +6.66% 19
Abingdon +22 19 £37,500 - 6
Banbury 0 11 £35,750 +58.88%
Bicester +13 8 £47,500 +5.55%
Thame +3 3 £35,000 -1.40%
Wallingford +5 2 £36,000 -2.04%
Eynsham - 2 £29,000 -
Kidlington - 2 - -
Henley-on-Thames 0 1 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Witney -4 1 £29,000 -21.62%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (38.59%) MS Excel
2 171 (32.51%) .NET
3 163 (30.99%) C#
4 161 (30.61%) SQL Server
4 161 (30.61%) Windows
5 157 (29.85%) SQL
6 143 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
7 125 (23.76%) ASP.NET
8 99 (18.82%) MVC
9 96 (18.25%) JavaScript
10 93 (17.68%) HTML
11 84 (15.97%) CSS
11 84 (15.97%) VMware
12 83 (15.78%) Degree
13 77 (14.64%) MS Office
14 75 (14.26%) Active Directory
15 69 (13.12%) ASP.NET MVC
16 66 (12.55%) OO
17 64 (12.17%) VMware Infrastructure
18 61 (11.60%) Project Management
19 54 (10.27%) TDD
19 54 (10.27%) Finance
20 53 (10.08%) T-SQL
20 53 (10.08%) AngularJS
21 47 (8.94%) IIS
22 45 (8.56%) ITIL
22 45 (8.56%) Windows Server 2008
23 39 (7.41%) Java
24 38 (7.22%) Linux
25 37 (7.03%) jQuery

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 47 (8.94%) IIS
2 35 (6.65%) SharePoint
3 27 (5.13%) MS Exchange
4 21 (3.99%) Lync
5 17 (3.23%) Apache
6 15 (2.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 12 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (2.09%) Drupal
9 8 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (1.14%) CMS
10 6 (1.14%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.95%) Node.js
12 4 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.76%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.38%) Confluence
13 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 203 (38.59%) MS Excel
2 77 (14.64%) MS Office
3 27 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (3.23%) MS Project
5 4 (0.76%) SOLIDWORKS
5 4 (0.76%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.38%) RoboHelp
6 2 (0.38%) PaintShop Pro
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 25 (4.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (2.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (2.28%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.14%) Adobe Campaign
5 4 (0.76%) Sage 200
5 4 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.38%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (3.99%) Office 365
3 12 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.28%) SaaS
4 6 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.38%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 36 (6.84%) DNS
2 32 (6.08%) DHCP
3 29 (5.51%) WAN
4 28 (5.32%) Firewall
5 21 (3.99%) LAN
5 21 (3.99%) VoIP
6 19 (3.61%) Internet
7 17 (3.23%) SAN
7 17 (3.23%) VLAN
8 14 (2.66%) TCP/IP
9 11 (2.09%) Wireless
9 11 (2.09%) Network Security
10 8 (1.52%) VPN
11 7 (1.33%) Skype
12 6 (1.14%) OSPF
13 5 (0.95%) BGP
13 5 (0.95%) HSRP
14 4 (0.76%) IPsec
14 4 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (0.76%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (30.61%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 35 (6.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (4.56%) MySQL
4 23 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (3.99%) Relational Database
6 18 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (3.04%) Big Data
7 16 (3.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (2.66%) OLAP
8 14 (2.66%) OLAP Cube
9 12 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (1.90%) Couchbase
11 7 (1.33%) Data Mining
12 6 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (1.14%) MS Access
12 6 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (1.14%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.95%) Xcelsius
13 5 (0.95%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (3.99%) Visual Studio
2 16 (3.04%) JIRA
3 15 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (1.52%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.33%) NUnit
5 7 (1.33%) MSTest
6 6 (1.14%) WebDriver
6 6 (1.14%) Subversion
6 6 (1.14%) Selenium
6 6 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (0.95%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.76%) Maven
9 3 (0.57%) Bugzilla
9 3 (0.57%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (0.57%) Moq
10 2 (0.38%) Redmine
10 2 (0.38%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.19%) Wise Package Studio
11 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
General
1 54 (10.27%) Finance
2 36 (6.84%) Marketing
3 28 (5.32%) Retail
4 24 (4.56%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.28%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.90%) Banking
7 7 (1.33%) Games
7 7 (1.33%) Back Office
8 6 (1.14%) Advertising
9 5 (0.95%) Publishing
9 5 (0.95%) Electronics
10 4 (0.76%) Local Government
11 3 (0.57%) Mandarin Language
11 3 (0.57%) Automotive
12 2 (0.38%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 146 (27.76%) Developer
2 96 (18.25%) Analyst
3 58 (11.03%) C# Developer
4 53 (10.08%) Consultant
5 48 (9.13%) Support Analyst
6 43 (8.17%) Senior Developer
7 38 (7.22%) .NET Developer
8 32 (6.08%) Software Developer
9 30 (5.70%) Administrator
10 29 (5.51%) Web Developer
10 29 (5.51%) C# .NET Developer
11 28 (5.32%) IT Support
12 25 (4.75%) Support Engineer
13 24 (4.56%) Architect
14 23 (4.37%) Applications Support
14 23 (4.37%) C# Web Developer
15 21 (3.99%) 2nd Line Support
16 19 (3.61%) Junior
16 19 (3.61%) Systems Engineer
17 18 (3.42%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (32.51%) .NET
2 125 (23.76%) ASP.NET
3 93 (17.68%) HTML
4 84 (15.97%) CSS
5 69 (13.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 53 (10.08%) AngularJS
7 37 (7.03%) jQuery
8 32 (6.08%) Web Services
9 31 (5.89%) HTML5
10 29 (5.51%) .NET Framework
11 27 (5.13%) Ajax
12 25 (4.75%) WPF
12 25 (4.75%) XML
13 24 (4.56%) WCF
14 20 (3.80%) CSS3
15 18 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 18 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web API
16 14 (2.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 14 (2.66%) KnockoutJS
16 14 (2.66%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 36 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (6.27%) Mobile App
3 24 (4.56%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (3.04%) Mathematics
5 16 (3.04%) User Experience
5 16 (3.04%) Data Centre
6 14 (2.66%) N-Tier
7 12 (2.28%) Social Media
8 10 (1.90%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.90%) Physics
8 10 (1.90%) Statistics
9 8 (1.52%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.33%) Clustering
11 6 (1.14%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.95%) Chemistry
13 4 (0.76%) DTV
13 4 (0.76%) EPoS
13 4 (0.76%) NHS
13 4 (0.76%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 161 (30.61%) Windows
2 45 (8.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (7.22%) Linux
4 35 (6.65%) Windows 7
5 22 (4.18%) Windows 8
5 22 (4.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (3.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (2.66%) Apple iOS
8 11 (2.09%) Android
8 11 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (1.71%) UNIX
10 5 (0.95%) Windows Phone
10 5 (0.95%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.76%) CentOS
12 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.38%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.38%) AIX
12 2 (0.38%) Solaris
13 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (18.82%) MVC
3 66 (12.55%) OO
4 61 (11.60%) Project Management
5 54 (10.27%) TDD
6 45 (8.56%) ITIL
7 36 (6.84%) Scrum
8 32 (6.08%) Software Engineering
9 26 (4.94%) CRM
9 26 (4.94%) E-Commerce
10 23 (4.37%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (4.37%) Refactoring
10 23 (4.37%) SDLC
11 21 (3.99%) PRINCE2
12 20 (3.80%) OOP
12 20 (3.80%) BDD
13 19 (3.61%) Unit Testing
13 19 (3.61%) Analytics
13 19 (3.61%) Service Delivery
14 18 (3.42%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 163 (30.99%) C#
2 157 (29.85%) SQL
3 96 (18.25%) JavaScript
4 53 (10.08%) T-SQL
5 39 (7.41%) Java
6 24 (4.56%) PowerShell
7 23 (4.37%) C++
8 19 (3.61%) PHP
9 11 (2.09%) VB.NET
10 9 (1.71%) VB
10 9 (1.71%) CoffeeScript
11 6 (1.14%) Groovy
11 6 (1.14%) Apex Code
11 6 (1.14%) Python
11 6 (1.14%) C
12 5 (0.95%) C++/CLI
12 5 (0.95%) VBA
13 3 (0.57%) Clojure
13 3 (0.57%) Scala
14 2 (0.38%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 83 (15.78%) Degree
2 34 (6.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (4.75%) Security Cleared
4 24 (4.56%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (4.18%) SC Cleared
6 15 (2.85%) CCNP
7 14 (2.66%) CCNA
8 13 (2.47%) MCP
9 12 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (2.09%) CCDP
11 9 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (1.52%) MCSE
13 6 (1.14%) MCITP
14 5 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.95%) MCSA
14 5 (0.95%) PhD
15 4 (0.76%) ISEB
15 4 (0.76%) JNCIA
15 4 (0.76%) HNC
15 4 (0.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.61%) QA
2 10 (1.90%) SLA
3 4 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 75 (14.26%) Active Directory
2 64 (12.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (4.37%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.71%) Firmware
4 9 (1.71%) vSphere
5 7 (1.33%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.57%) Terminal Server
6 3 (0.57%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.57%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.19%) vCloud
7 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.33%) SCCM
3 6 (1.14%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 5 (0.95%) SCOM
5 4 (0.76%) SCVMM
5 4 (0.76%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.76%) WSUS
5 4 (0.76%) SCDPM
6 3 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (0.57%) SCSM
6 3 (0.57%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.57%) Windows Intune
6 3 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.57%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.38%) Icinga
7 2 (0.38%) Nagios
8 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.19%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 84 (15.97%) VMware
2 32 (6.08%) Citrix
3 30 (5.70%) IBM
4 23 (4.37%) Cisco
5 22 (4.18%) HP
6 18 (3.42%) Oracle
6 18 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (2.66%) Red Hat
8 10 (1.90%) SAP
8 10 (1.90%) Atlassian
9 9 (1.71%) Sage
9 9 (1.71%) Symantec
9 9 (1.71%) Sophos
10 8 (1.52%) Google
10 8 (1.52%) Business Objects
11 6 (1.14%) Fujitsu
11 6 (1.14%) Sony
11 6 (1.14%) Toshiba
11 6 (1.14%) Sitecore
11 6 (1.14%) Logi Analytics
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Strong holidays
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
EMBS - People Transfer
Salary: up to £60k + 10-20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum Plus on call allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Miele Co Ltd
Salary: Up to 26K (plus bonus)
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
First Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Cognitive Group
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Flexible working hours
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Amazing Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Healthcare, Pension!
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: 37,000 to £45,000 + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago