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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 14 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 205 273 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.49% 17.79% 19.61%
As % of the Vendors category 34.57% 42.79% 42.73%
Number of salaries quoted 194 232 357
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £52,500 £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
593 638 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 41.91% 41.56% 45.90%
Number of salaries quoted 493 552 821
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 98 £35,750 -4.66% 14
Wallingford +1 24 £33,000 +3.12% 2
Abingdon -5 18 £50,000 +81.81% 2
Bicester +2 8 £23,500 -47.77%
Banbury -2 7 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Witney +5 6 £29,000 -17.14% 3
Thame +2 3 £38,500 +2.66% 1
Henley-on-Thames -5 3 £25,500 -59.20% 2
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 196 (42.06%) MS Excel
2 161 (34.55%) SQL Server
3 159 (34.12%) .NET
4 157 (33.69%) Windows
5 132 (28.33%) C#
6 119 (25.54%) ASP.NET
7 108 (23.18%) Degree
8 105 (22.53%) SQL
9 102 (21.89%) Agile Software Development
10 93 (19.96%) Active Directory
11 88 (18.88%) MS Office
12 80 (17.17%) MVC
13 78 (16.74%) JavaScript
14 64 (13.73%) HTML
15 63 (13.52%) Microsoft Certification
16 62 (13.30%) CSS
17 60 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
18 57 (12.23%) Web Services
19 51 (10.94%) Scrum
19 51 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC
20 48 (10.30%) Computer Science
21 46 (9.87%) Windows 7
21 46 (9.87%) Windows Server 2008
22 45 (9.66%) VMware
23 43 (9.23%) TDD
23 43 (9.23%) Software Engineering
24 42 (9.01%) Cisco
25 40 (8.58%) Project Management
26 39 (8.37%) DNS
26 39 (8.37%) WCF

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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%) SharePoint
2 32 (6.87%) MS Exchange
3 31 (6.65%) IIS
4 15 (3.22%) Lync
5 12 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (2.15%) WebSphere
7 10 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.86%) SAS
12 2 (0.43%) CMS
12 2 (0.43%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.43%) Drupal
12 2 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.43%) WordPress
13 1 (0.21%) Node.js
13 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.21%) JBoss
Applications
1 196 (42.06%) MS Excel
2 88 (18.88%) MS Office
3 14 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.36%) MS Project
5 4 (0.86%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.64%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.43%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.43%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.21%) InDesign
8 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 30 (6.44%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.43%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.43%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.21%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.21%) Lawson
5 1 (0.21%) Movex
5 1 (0.21%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.15%) SaaS
2 12 (2.58%) Office 365
3 11 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.07%) GitHub
5 4 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.64%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.43%) IaaS
7 2 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (8.37%) DNS
2 25 (5.36%) DHCP
3 22 (4.72%) Internet
4 21 (4.51%) Firewall
5 19 (4.08%) WAN
6 17 (3.65%) SAN
7 15 (3.22%) TCP/IP
7 15 (3.22%) VPN
8 12 (2.58%) Intranet
9 11 (2.36%) LAN
10 7 (1.50%) VoIP
10 7 (1.50%) MPLS
11 6 (1.29%) Wireless
11 6 (1.29%) VLAN
11 6 (1.29%) iSCSI
12 5 (1.07%) IP Telephony
13 4 (0.86%) ADSL
13 4 (0.86%) Broadband
13 4 (0.86%) Structured Cabling
14 2 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (34.55%) SQL Server
2 39 (8.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (6.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 29 (6.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (3.86%) MySQL
6 16 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (3.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (2.15%) Couchbase
8 9 (1.93%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 9 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (1.72%) Big Data
9 8 (1.72%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.50%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.29%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.43%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.43%) OLAP
12 2 (0.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 2 (0.43%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 32 (6.87%) Visual Studio
2 14 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (2.15%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (1.50%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (1.29%) NUnit
6 6 (1.29%) MSTest
7 5 (1.07%) Bitbucket
8 4 (0.86%) JIRA
8 4 (0.86%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.43%) Selenium
9 2 (0.43%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (0.43%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (0.43%) Moq
10 1 (0.21%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.21%) Subversion
10 1 (0.21%) JUnit
10 1 (0.21%) Bugzilla
General
1 35 (7.51%) Finance
1 35 (7.51%) Retail
2 19 (4.08%) Marketing
3 14 (3.00%) Manufacturing
4 13 (2.79%) Advertising
4 13 (2.79%) Automotive
5 9 (1.93%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.50%) Legal
6 7 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (1.50%) Publishing
7 5 (1.07%) German Language
7 5 (1.07%) Back Office
8 4 (0.86%) French Language
9 3 (0.64%) Electronics
9 3 (0.64%) Games
10 2 (0.43%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.43%) Billing
11 1 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 135 (28.97%) Developer
2 90 (19.31%) Analyst
3 53 (11.37%) .NET Developer
4 50 (10.73%) C# Developer
5 45 (9.66%) Support Analyst
6 35 (7.51%) C# .NET Developer
7 31 (6.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 28 (6.01%) IT Support
9 27 (5.79%) Software Engineer
9 27 (5.79%) Senior Developer
10 26 (5.58%) Software Developer
11 25 (5.36%) Graduate
11 25 (5.36%) Project Manager
12 24 (5.15%) Architect
13 22 (4.72%) Administrator
14 21 (4.51%) Web Developer
14 21 (4.51%) Consultant
14 21 (4.51%) ASP.NET Developer
15 19 (4.08%) Support Engineer
16 18 (3.86%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (34.12%) .NET
2 119 (25.54%) ASP.NET
3 64 (13.73%) HTML
4 62 (13.30%) CSS
5 57 (12.23%) Web Services
6 51 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 39 (8.37%) WCF
8 35 (7.51%) jQuery
9 30 (6.44%) XML
10 23 (4.94%) .NET Framework
11 20 (4.29%) Razor View Engine
12 19 (4.08%) Ajax
13 18 (3.86%) RESTful
14 17 (3.65%) HTML5
14 17 (3.65%) REST
15 16 (3.43%) COM
15 16 (3.43%) WPF
16 15 (3.22%) AngularJS
17 13 (2.79%) ASP.NET Web API
17 13 (2.79%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 60 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (10.30%) Computer Science
3 32 (6.87%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (3.22%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.00%) Mobile App
6 12 (2.58%) Mathematics
6 12 (2.58%) Social Media
7 11 (2.36%) Economics
8 10 (2.15%) Open Source
9 7 (1.50%) Visualisation
9 7 (1.50%) User Experience
9 7 (1.50%) EPoS
9 7 (1.50%) LIMS
10 6 (1.29%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.29%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.29%) Physics
11 5 (1.07%) Performance Metrics
11 5 (1.07%) Clustering
11 5 (1.07%) Chemistry
12 4 (0.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 157 (33.69%) Windows
2 46 (9.87%) Windows 7
2 46 (9.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (6.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (4.94%) Linux
5 11 (2.36%) Windows 8
5 11 (2.36%) UNIX
6 9 (1.93%) Android
7 5 (1.07%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.86%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.43%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (21.89%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (17.17%) MVC
3 51 (10.94%) Scrum
4 43 (9.23%) TDD
4 43 (9.23%) Software Engineering
5 40 (8.58%) Project Management
6 32 (6.87%) CRM
7 30 (6.44%) ITIL
8 29 (6.22%) ERP
9 23 (4.94%) PRINCE2
9 23 (4.94%) Migration
10 19 (4.08%) OO
11 18 (3.86%) Data Management
11 18 (3.86%) OOP
12 16 (3.43%) Service Management
12 16 (3.43%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (3.43%) SOA
13 15 (3.22%) Refactoring
13 15 (3.22%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (3.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 132 (28.33%) C#
2 105 (22.53%) SQL
3 78 (16.74%) JavaScript
4 24 (5.15%) VB.NET
5 16 (3.43%) VB
6 15 (3.22%) Java
7 14 (3.00%) PHP
8 9 (1.93%) T-SQL
8 9 (1.93%) VBScript
9 6 (1.29%) Python
9 6 (1.29%) VBA
9 6 (1.29%) C
9 6 (1.29%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.86%) C++
11 2 (0.43%) X++
11 2 (0.43%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.43%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.21%) Ruby
12 1 (0.21%) Perl
Qualifications
1 108 (23.18%) Degree
2 63 (13.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (6.22%) MCP
4 26 (5.58%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (5.15%) CCNA
6 13 (2.79%) MCSE
7 10 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.50%) PhD
9 6 (1.29%) MCT
10 5 (1.07%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.86%) CIMA
11 4 (0.86%) ACCA
11 4 (0.86%) MCSA
12 3 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.64%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.64%) ICAEW
12 3 (0.64%) JNCIA
12 3 (0.64%) CCNP
12 3 (0.64%) CIPFA
13 2 (0.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.72%) QA
2 20 (4.29%) SLA
3 4 (0.86%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 93 (19.96%) Active Directory
2 31 (6.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (4.72%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.86%) Firmware
5 3 (0.64%) vSphere
5 3 (0.64%) XenApp
5 3 (0.64%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.43%) XenServer
7 1 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.21%) Dovecot
7 1 (0.21%) Kamailio
7 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.21%) Xen
7 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (1.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 6 (1.29%) SCCM
2 3 (0.64%) WSUS
3 2 (0.43%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.43%) SCOM
4 1 (0.21%) Puppet
4 1 (0.21%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.21%) Nagios
4 1 (0.21%) DameWare
Vendors
1 45 (9.66%) VMware
2 42 (9.01%) Cisco
3 29 (6.22%) Citrix
3 29 (6.22%) Salesforce.com
4 28 (6.01%) Oracle
5 15 (3.22%) HP
6 14 (3.00%) Apple
6 14 (3.00%) SAP
7 12 (2.58%) IBM
8 10 (2.15%) Juniper
9 9 (1.93%) Atlassian
10 6 (1.29%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.29%) NetApp
10 6 (1.29%) Avaya
10 6 (1.29%) Dell
10 6 (1.29%) Google
11 5 (1.07%) Sage
12 4 (0.86%) Adobe
12 4 (0.86%) Sitecore
13 3 (0.64%) F5
Wantage, Oxfordshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Witney, Oxfordshire
Thomas International
Salary: From £39,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £48,000 per annum Plus great benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £28500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 30,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
INVESCO
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
INVESCO
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Prion Cutting Edge
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
OxFORD Asset Management
Salary: Competitive salary alongside flexible benefits package.
Posted: 16 days ago