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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 11 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 240 346 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.66% 20.35% 18.22%
As % of the Vendors category 36.70% 51.03% 36.82%
Number of salaries quoted 210 323 301
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +4.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
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
654 678 907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 42.66% 39.88% 49.48%
Number of salaries quoted 511 627 798
Average salary £42,366 £37,500 £42,783
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.97% -12.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,200 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,550 £67,500 £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 2 June 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 2 June 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 -2 115 £38,000 +1.33% 23
Abingdon +12 19 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Banbury -9 7 £35,750 +25.43% 3
Bicester +11 4 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Wallingford -5 3 £35,000 +5.09%
Henley-on-Thames +2 2 £47,500 +18.75%
Witney -6 2 £28,750 -36.11% 3
Kidlington - 2 - -
Thame 0 1 £50,000 +40.84%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 171 (36.70%) MS Excel
2 167 (35.84%) .NET
3 162 (34.76%) SQL Server
4 154 (33.05%) C#
5 134 (28.76%) Windows
6 133 (28.54%) Agile Software Development
7 131 (28.11%) SQL
8 124 (26.61%) ASP.NET
9 98 (21.03%) MVC
10 93 (19.96%) JavaScript
11 92 (19.74%) HTML
11 92 (19.74%) Degree
12 88 (18.88%) CSS
13 69 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
14 67 (14.38%) MS Office
15 64 (13.73%) VMware
16 61 (13.09%) Active Directory
17 60 (12.88%) OO
18 57 (12.23%) TDD
19 56 (12.02%) Project Management
20 50 (10.73%) VMware Infrastructure
20 50 (10.73%) AngularJS
21 42 (9.01%) T-SQL
22 38 (8.15%) Finance
23 37 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
24 36 (7.73%) IIS
25 35 (7.51%) Web Services
25 35 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
26 33 (7.08%) Java
26 33 (7.08%) Microsoft Certification

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 36 (7.73%) IIS
2 28 (6.01%) SharePoint
3 27 (5.79%) MS Exchange
4 23 (4.94%) Lync
5 15 (3.22%) Apache
6 11 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (1.93%) Drupal
7 9 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.29%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.29%) CMS
9 5 (1.07%) Node.js
10 4 (0.86%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.43%) JBoss
13 1 (0.21%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 171 (36.70%) MS Excel
2 67 (14.38%) MS Office
3 17 (3.65%) MS Project
3 17 (3.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.07%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.43%) RoboHelp
5 2 (0.43%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.43%) PaintShop Pro
6 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 19 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.79%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (2.58%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.29%) Adobe Campaign
5 4 (0.86%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.43%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.65%) SaaS
3 11 (2.36%) Office 365
4 10 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.64%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.21%) Yammer
8 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.22%) DNS
2 27 (5.79%) WAN
3 25 (5.36%) DHCP
4 24 (5.15%) Firewall
5 22 (4.72%) Internet
6 16 (3.43%) SAN
7 15 (3.22%) LAN
7 15 (3.22%) VoIP
8 14 (3.00%) VLAN
9 9 (1.93%) Wireless
10 7 (1.50%) TCP/IP
10 7 (1.50%) VPN
10 7 (1.50%) OSPF
10 7 (1.50%) Skype
11 6 (1.29%) Network Security
11 6 (1.29%) HSRP
11 6 (1.29%) BGP
12 5 (1.07%) Intranet
12 5 (1.07%) MPLS
13 4 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (34.76%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 31 (6.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (4.29%) MySQL
6 17 (3.65%) Relational Database
7 14 (3.00%) Big Data
7 14 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (2.58%) OLAP Cube
8 12 (2.58%) OLAP
9 11 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (2.15%) Couchbase
11 7 (1.50%) Data Mining
12 6 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (1.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (1.29%) MS Access
12 6 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (1.07%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 22 (4.72%) Visual Studio
2 12 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.93%) NUnit
3 9 (1.93%) MSTest
4 7 (1.50%) JIRA
4 7 (1.50%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.29%) WebDriver
5 6 (1.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (1.29%) Subversion
5 6 (1.29%) Selenium
6 5 (1.07%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.86%) Maven
8 3 (0.64%) Bugzilla
8 3 (0.64%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (0.64%) Moq
9 2 (0.43%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.43%) Redmine
10 1 (0.21%) MSI
10 1 (0.21%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.21%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 38 (8.15%) Finance
2 32 (6.87%) Retail
3 30 (6.44%) Marketing
4 18 (3.86%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.72%) Games
5 8 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.50%) Back Office
6 7 (1.50%) Publishing
6 7 (1.50%) Banking
7 5 (1.07%) Automotive
8 4 (0.86%) Electronics
9 3 (0.64%) Advertising
9 3 (0.64%) Local Government
9 3 (0.64%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.43%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.43%) Legal
11 1 (0.21%) French Language
11 1 (0.21%) German Language
11 1 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 143 (30.69%) Developer
2 83 (17.81%) Analyst
3 55 (11.80%) C# Developer
4 42 (9.01%) Senior Developer
5 39 (8.37%) Support Analyst
5 39 (8.37%) .NET Developer
6 33 (7.08%) Consultant
7 31 (6.65%) Software Developer
8 29 (6.22%) C# .NET Developer
9 26 (5.58%) IT Support
10 24 (5.15%) Web Developer
10 24 (5.15%) Support Engineer
11 23 (4.94%) Junior
12 21 (4.51%) Architect
12 21 (4.51%) 2nd Line Support
13 20 (4.29%) C# Web Developer
14 19 (4.08%) Graduate
14 19 (4.08%) Project Manager
14 19 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
15 18 (3.86%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (35.84%) .NET
2 124 (26.61%) ASP.NET
3 92 (19.74%) HTML
4 88 (18.88%) CSS
5 69 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 50 (10.73%) AngularJS
7 35 (7.51%) Web Services
8 32 (6.87%) jQuery
9 31 (6.65%) .NET Framework
9 31 (6.65%) HTML5
10 29 (6.22%) Ajax
10 29 (6.22%) WCF
11 22 (4.72%) WPF
12 21 (4.51%) XML
13 20 (4.29%) CSS3
14 18 (3.86%) Razor View Engine
15 15 (3.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 15 (3.22%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (3.22%) KnockoutJS
16 14 (3.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (6.65%) Computer Science
3 29 (6.22%) Mobile App
4 20 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (3.65%) Mathematics
6 16 (3.43%) User Experience
7 15 (3.22%) Data Centre
8 13 (2.79%) N-Tier
8 13 (2.79%) Social Media
9 11 (2.36%) Management Information System
9 11 (2.36%) Physics
10 8 (1.72%) Statistics
11 7 (1.50%) Clustering
12 6 (1.29%) Visualisation
12 6 (1.29%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.29%) Chemistry
13 5 (1.07%) EPoS
14 3 (0.64%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.64%) DTV
14 3 (0.64%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 134 (28.76%) Windows
2 37 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (6.65%) Linux
4 21 (4.51%) Windows 7
5 17 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (2.58%) Apple iOS
8 9 (1.93%) Android
8 9 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.72%) Windows 8
10 7 (1.50%) UNIX
11 5 (1.07%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.86%) CentOS
13 3 (0.64%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.43%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.43%) AIX
14 2 (0.43%) Solaris
15 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (28.54%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (21.03%) MVC
3 60 (12.88%) OO
4 57 (12.23%) TDD
5 56 (12.02%) Project Management
6 32 (6.87%) ITIL
7 30 (6.44%) Scrum
8 27 (5.79%) Software Engineering
9 24 (5.15%) PRINCE2
10 22 (4.72%) SDLC
10 22 (4.72%) Refactoring
11 21 (4.51%) E-Commerce
12 19 (4.08%) Unit Testing
12 19 (4.08%) CRM
12 19 (4.08%) OOP
12 19 (4.08%) Migration
12 19 (4.08%) Analytics
13 18 (3.86%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (3.65%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (3.65%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 154 (33.05%) C#
2 131 (28.11%) SQL
3 93 (19.96%) JavaScript
4 42 (9.01%) T-SQL
5 33 (7.08%) Java
6 18 (3.86%) C++
7 17 (3.65%) PowerShell
8 15 (3.22%) PHP
9 10 (2.15%) VB.NET
10 9 (1.93%) VB
10 9 (1.93%) CoffeeScript
11 6 (1.29%) Apex Code
11 6 (1.29%) Python
11 6 (1.29%) C
12 5 (1.07%) VBA
13 3 (0.64%) Clojure
13 3 (0.64%) Groovy
13 3 (0.64%) Scala
14 2 (0.43%) C++/CLI
14 2 (0.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 92 (19.74%) Degree
2 33 (7.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (3.22%) CCNP
4 15 (3.22%) Security Cleared
5 13 (2.79%) MCP
6 12 (2.58%) SC Cleared
7 11 (2.36%) CCNA
7 11 (2.36%) CCDP
8 9 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (1.29%) PhD
10 6 (1.29%) MCSE
11 4 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.86%) JNCIA
11 4 (0.86%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.64%) CCIE
12 3 (0.64%) MCSA
12 3 (0.64%) CIMA
12 3 (0.64%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.51%) QA
2 11 (2.36%) SLA
3 4 (0.86%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 61 (13.09%) Active Directory
2 50 (10.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.36%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.93%) Firmware
5 8 (1.72%) vSphere
6 5 (1.07%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.64%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.64%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.43%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.21%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.21%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (1.29%) WebSphere Cast Iron
1 6 (1.29%) SCCM
2 4 (0.86%) Backup Exec
2 4 (0.86%) SCOM
3 3 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.64%) WSUS
3 3 (0.64%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (0.64%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.43%) SCDPM
4 2 (0.43%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.21%) Nagios
5 1 (0.21%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.21%) SCSM
5 1 (0.21%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.21%) Icinga
5 1 (0.21%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 64 (13.73%) VMware
2 24 (5.15%) Citrix
3 22 (4.72%) Cisco
3 22 (4.72%) IBM
4 20 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
5 18 (3.86%) Oracle
6 15 (3.22%) HP
7 12 (2.58%) Red Hat
8 10 (2.15%) SAP
9 8 (1.72%) Google
9 8 (1.72%) Business Objects
10 6 (1.29%) Sitecore
10 6 (1.29%) Logi Analytics
10 6 (1.29%) Tableau
10 6 (1.29%) Juniper
11 5 (1.07%) Sage
11 5 (1.07%) CommVault
11 5 (1.07%) Sophos
11 5 (1.07%) Symantec
11 5 (1.07%) Atlassian
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £47500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £12,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits & Working Environment
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + technical qualifications
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Eclipse I.T. Recruitment
Salary: excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + variable pay component + ownership
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Flexible working hours
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum Life Assurance and Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Fantastic Benefits & Working Environment
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Syntax Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: 37,000 to £45,000 + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago