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 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 247 359 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 17.83% 21.14% 19.61%
As % of the Vendors category 36.98% 53.03% 41.40%
Number of salaries quoted 219 311 334
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £24,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,600 £50,000 £52,500
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
668 677 860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 48.23% 39.87% 47.38%
Number of salaries quoted 539 573 789
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £55,000
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -1 131 £35,000 -6.66% 29
Abingdon +6 22 £55,000 +69.23% 11
Wallingford -4 12 £29,500 -14.75% 1
Bicester +14 5 £42,500 -5.55%
Banbury -16 5 £50,000 +75.43%
Witney +2 4 £30,750 -31.66% 6
Henley-on-Thames +4 3 £25,500 -49.75% 3
Thame -3 2 £60,000 +81.81%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 179 (37.53%) MS Excel
2 171 (35.85%) SQL Server
3 166 (34.80%) .NET
4 151 (31.66%) Windows
5 148 (31.03%) C#
6 124 (26.00%) ASP.NET
7 122 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
8 112 (23.48%) SQL
9 111 (23.27%) Degree
10 104 (21.80%) MVC
11 95 (19.92%) JavaScript
12 89 (18.66%) CSS
13 86 (18.03%) HTML
14 83 (17.40%) MS Office
15 78 (16.35%) Active Directory
16 64 (13.42%) ASP.NET MVC
17 54 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
18 52 (10.90%) Project Management
18 52 (10.90%) Microsoft Certification
19 49 (10.27%) VMware
20 47 (9.85%) Web Services
21 46 (9.64%) OO
21 46 (9.64%) TDD
22 44 (9.22%) AngularJS
23 43 (9.01%) Computer Science
24 41 (8.60%) WCF
25 39 (8.18%) Scrum
25 39 (8.18%) VMware Infrastructure
26 38 (7.97%) jQuery
27 37 (7.76%) MS Exchange

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 37 (7.76%) MS Exchange
2 25 (5.24%) IIS
2 25 (5.24%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.35%) Lync
4 11 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (1.26%) Node.js
6 6 (1.26%) Drupal
6 6 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (1.26%) CMS
6 6 (1.26%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.05%) Apache
8 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.42%) JBoss
9 2 (0.42%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.42%) WordPress
10 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 179 (37.53%) MS Excel
2 83 (17.40%) MS Office
3 14 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.31%) MS Project
5 3 (0.63%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.42%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.42%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.42%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 19 (3.98%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (3.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 15 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.84%) Sage 200
4 3 (0.63%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.42%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.21%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 22 (4.61%) SaaS
2 11 (2.31%) Office 365
3 5 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.63%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.34%) DNS
2 28 (5.87%) DHCP
3 26 (5.45%) Firewall
4 24 (5.03%) Internet
4 24 (5.03%) WAN
5 17 (3.56%) SAN
6 15 (3.14%) LAN
7 13 (2.73%) VLAN
8 12 (2.52%) VPN
9 10 (2.10%) TCP/IP
9 10 (2.10%) VoIP
9 10 (2.10%) Wireless
10 7 (1.47%) MPLS
11 6 (1.26%) OSPF
11 6 (1.26%) BGP
11 6 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.26%) HSRP
12 5 (1.05%) IP Telephony
12 5 (1.05%) iSCSI
13 4 (0.84%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (35.85%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (3.77%) MySQL
4 17 (3.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (2.52%) Couchbase
8 12 (2.52%) Big Data
9 11 (2.31%) Relational Database
10 9 (1.89%) MongoDB
11 8 (1.68%) NoSQL
11 8 (1.68%) Data Mining
12 7 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (1.26%) MS Access
14 5 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (1.05%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 29 (6.08%) Visual Studio
2 11 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.89%) MSTest
3 9 (1.89%) NUnit
4 8 (1.68%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.47%) JIRA
6 6 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (1.05%) Bitbucket
7 5 (1.05%) WebDriver
7 5 (1.05%) Selenium
8 3 (0.63%) Subversion
8 3 (0.63%) Maven
8 3 (0.63%) Bugzilla
8 3 (0.63%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (0.63%) Moq
9 2 (0.42%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.42%) Redmine
10 1 (0.21%) Wise Package Studio
10 1 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.21%) MSI
General
1 34 (7.13%) Retail
2 32 (6.71%) Finance
3 24 (5.03%) Marketing
4 19 (3.98%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.73%) Automotive
6 11 (2.31%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.89%) Advertising
8 8 (1.68%) Back Office
9 7 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.47%) Games
10 6 (1.26%) Electronics
11 5 (1.05%) Publishing
11 5 (1.05%) German Language
12 4 (0.84%) French Language
13 3 (0.63%) Mandarin Language
14 2 (0.42%) Billing
14 2 (0.42%) Legal
15 1 (0.21%) Banking
Job Titles
1 142 (29.77%) Developer
2 78 (16.35%) Analyst
3 58 (12.16%) C# Developer
4 42 (8.81%) .NET Developer
5 35 (7.34%) Support Analyst
6 33 (6.92%) C# .NET Developer
7 31 (6.50%) Consultant
8 30 (6.29%) Senior Developer
8 30 (6.29%) Software Developer
9 28 (5.87%) Support Engineer
10 25 (5.24%) Junior
10 25 (5.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 25 (5.24%) IT Support
11 24 (5.03%) Architect
12 23 (4.82%) Graduate
13 22 (4.61%) Project Manager
13 22 (4.61%) Web Developer
14 20 (4.19%) Administrator
15 19 (3.98%) ASP.NET Developer
15 19 (3.98%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (34.80%) .NET
2 124 (26.00%) ASP.NET
3 89 (18.66%) CSS
4 86 (18.03%) HTML
5 64 (13.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 47 (9.85%) Web Services
7 44 (9.22%) AngularJS
8 41 (8.60%) WCF
9 38 (7.97%) jQuery
10 33 (6.92%) HTML5
11 29 (6.08%) .NET Framework
12 24 (5.03%) WPF
13 22 (4.61%) Ajax
13 22 (4.61%) CSS3
14 21 (4.40%) Razor View Engine
15 18 (3.77%) REST
15 18 (3.77%) XML
16 17 (3.56%) RESTful
17 14 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 12 (2.52%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (9.01%) Computer Science
3 28 (5.87%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (5.24%) Mobile App
5 20 (4.19%) Mathematics
6 15 (3.14%) Physics
6 15 (3.14%) Social Media
7 12 (2.52%) Visualisation
8 11 (2.31%) User Experience
9 9 (1.89%) Chemistry
9 9 (1.89%) Clustering
10 8 (1.68%) EPoS
11 6 (1.26%) N-Tier
11 6 (1.26%) Blackberry
11 6 (1.26%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.26%) Open Source
11 6 (1.26%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.05%) Performance Metrics
12 5 (1.05%) Economics
13 4 (0.84%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 151 (31.66%) Windows
2 36 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (7.13%) Windows 7
4 27 (5.66%) Linux
5 14 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (2.10%) Apple iOS
8 9 (1.89%) Android
8 9 (1.89%) UNIX
9 6 (1.26%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.05%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.84%) CentOS
11 4 (0.84%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.42%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.21%) AIX
13 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (21.80%) MVC
3 52 (10.90%) Project Management
4 46 (9.64%) OO
4 46 (9.64%) TDD
5 39 (8.18%) Scrum
6 33 (6.92%) Software Engineering
7 29 (6.08%) ITIL
8 22 (4.61%) PRINCE2
8 22 (4.61%) CRM
8 22 (4.61%) OOP
9 21 (4.40%) Analytics
10 18 (3.77%) Line Management
10 18 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (3.77%) Service Management
10 18 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (3.56%) Migration
11 17 (3.56%) Refactoring
12 16 (3.35%) SOA
12 16 (3.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 148 (31.03%) C#
2 112 (23.48%) SQL
3 95 (19.92%) JavaScript
4 26 (5.45%) T-SQL
4 26 (5.45%) Java
5 15 (3.14%) PHP
6 11 (2.31%) VB.NET
6 11 (2.31%) C++
7 9 (1.89%) VBA
8 8 (1.68%) Python
9 7 (1.47%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.47%) CoffeeScript
10 6 (1.26%) Apex Code
11 5 (1.05%) VB
11 5 (1.05%) C
12 2 (0.42%) VBScript
12 2 (0.42%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.42%) Clojure
12 2 (0.42%) Scala
12 2 (0.42%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 111 (23.27%) Degree
2 52 (10.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (4.61%) MCP
4 19 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (2.52%) CCNP
5 12 (2.52%) CCNA
6 9 (1.89%) PhD
6 9 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.05%) CCDP
7 5 (1.05%) MCSE
7 5 (1.05%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.84%) JNCIA
8 4 (0.84%) ACCA
8 4 (0.84%) CIMA
9 3 (0.63%) CIPFA
9 3 (0.63%) ICAEW
9 3 (0.63%) CCIE
10 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.42%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.42%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.66%) QA
2 20 (4.19%) SLA
3 4 (0.84%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 78 (16.35%) Active Directory
2 39 (8.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.14%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.73%) Firmware
5 9 (1.89%) vSphere
6 3 (0.63%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.63%) Terminal Server
6 3 (0.63%) XenApp
7 2 (0.42%) XenServer
7 2 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.21%) Xen
8 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.21%) vCloud
8 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (1.26%) SCCM
2 5 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.63%) SCOM
3 3 (0.63%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.63%) WSUS
3 3 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.21%) DameWare
5 1 (0.21%) Windows Intune
5 1 (0.21%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 49 (10.27%) VMware
2 35 (7.34%) Cisco
3 31 (6.50%) Salesforce.com
4 26 (5.45%) Oracle
5 16 (3.35%) Citrix
6 15 (3.14%) HP
7 13 (2.73%) SAP
8 11 (2.31%) IBM
9 9 (1.89%) Juniper
9 9 (1.89%) Apple
10 8 (1.68%) Atlassian
11 7 (1.47%) Google
11 7 (1.47%) Sage
12 6 (1.26%) Sitecore
12 6 (1.26%) Logi Analytics
12 6 (1.26%) Tableau
12 6 (1.26%) Neolane
13 5 (1.05%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.05%) Dell
13 5 (1.05%) Business Objects
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: benefits.
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos Plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum Plus on call allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £300 - £375 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago