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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 13 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 235 308 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.60% 17.92% 19.46%
As % of the Vendors category 37.48% 43.14% 43.18%
Number of salaries quoted 207 279 367
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,700 £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
627 714 917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 41.63% 41.54% 45.06%
Number of salaries quoted 497 633 829
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -1 106 £35,500 +1.42% 17
Abingdon -1 22 £35,000 +8.52% 3
Wallingford +3 17 £39,500 +12.85% 2
Bicester +5 12 £21,500 -17.30% 1
Witney +11 8 £29,000 -17.14% 1
Thame +9 6 £22,000 -41.33%
Banbury -5 3 £37,000 -26.00%
Henley-on-Thames -3 2 £25,500 -59.20%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 214 (44.58%) MS Excel
2 165 (34.38%) Windows
3 163 (33.96%) SQL Server
4 158 (32.92%) .NET
5 129 (26.88%) C#
6 122 (25.42%) SQL
7 111 (23.13%) ASP.NET
8 109 (22.71%) Active Directory
9 107 (22.29%) Degree
10 96 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 95 (19.79%) MS Office
12 72 (15.00%) JavaScript
13 69 (14.38%) Microsoft Certification
14 64 (13.33%) MVC
15 63 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
16 62 (12.92%) Web Services
17 61 (12.71%) HTML
18 54 (11.25%) Computer Science
19 52 (10.83%) CSS
19 52 (10.83%) Windows Server 2008
20 50 (10.42%) Software Engineering
20 50 (10.42%) Windows 7
21 47 (9.79%) SQL Server 2008
22 46 (9.58%) Scrum
23 44 (9.17%) DNS
24 43 (8.96%) SQL Server 2012
25 42 (8.75%) VMware
26 41 (8.54%) Project Management
26 41 (8.54%) ASP.NET MVC
27 39 (8.13%) Visual Studio

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 39 (8.13%) SharePoint
2 36 (7.50%) MS Exchange
3 34 (7.08%) IIS
4 15 (3.13%) Lync
5 14 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (2.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (1.67%) WebSphere
9 8 (1.67%) IBM Notes
10 7 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.04%) Lotus Domino
13 4 (0.83%) SAS
14 2 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.42%) WordPress
14 2 (0.42%) MS Project Server
15 1 (0.21%) Node.js
15 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 214 (44.58%) MS Excel
2 95 (19.79%) MS Office
3 22 (4.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (3.13%) MS Project
5 11 (2.29%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.04%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.42%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.21%) InDesign
9 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 30 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.88%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.63%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.63%) SAP Business One
4 3 (0.63%) Lawson
4 3 (0.63%) Movex
4 3 (0.63%) MFGPRO
5 2 (0.42%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.42%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.21%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.92%) SaaS
2 13 (2.71%) Office 365
3 7 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.25%) GitHub
5 4 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.42%) PaaS
6 2 (0.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (9.17%) DNS
2 28 (5.83%) DHCP
3 20 (4.17%) SAN
3 20 (4.17%) Internet
3 20 (4.17%) Firewall
4 18 (3.75%) VPN
5 15 (3.13%) TCP/IP
6 14 (2.92%) WAN
7 10 (2.08%) Intranet
8 9 (1.88%) LAN
9 7 (1.46%) iSCSI
10 6 (1.25%) VLAN
10 6 (1.25%) VoIP
11 5 (1.04%) Wireless
11 5 (1.04%) MPLS
12 4 (0.83%) IP Telephony
12 4 (0.83%) ADSL
12 4 (0.83%) Broadband
12 4 (0.83%) Structured Cabling
13 3 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (33.96%) SQL Server
2 47 (9.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (8.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 34 (7.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (3.75%) MySQL
6 17 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (1.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 8 (1.67%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.67%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.25%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.04%) Couchbase
11 5 (1.04%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.83%) Big Data
13 2 (0.42%) OLAP
13 2 (0.42%) MS Access
14 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.21%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 39 (8.13%) Visual Studio
2 21 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.88%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (1.46%) NUnit
5 7 (1.46%) Selenium
5 7 (1.46%) MSTest
6 5 (1.04%) SpecFlow
6 5 (1.04%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.04%) JIRA
7 4 (0.83%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.83%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.42%) Subversion
9 1 (0.21%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.21%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (0.21%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.21%) JUnit
General
1 35 (7.29%) Finance
2 28 (5.83%) Retail
3 17 (3.54%) Advertising
4 15 (3.13%) Marketing
5 14 (2.92%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.71%) Automotive
7 11 (2.29%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.67%) Legal
8 8 (1.67%) Publishing
9 7 (1.46%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.04%) German Language
11 4 (0.83%) French Language
11 4 (0.83%) Back Office
12 3 (0.63%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.42%) Electronics
13 2 (0.42%) Games
13 2 (0.42%) Billing
14 1 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 138 (28.75%) Developer
2 104 (21.67%) Analyst
3 60 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 55 (11.46%) Support Analyst
5 48 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 36 (7.50%) Software Engineer
7 31 (6.46%) C# .NET Developer
8 30 (6.25%) IT Support
9 28 (5.83%) Senior Developer
10 26 (5.42%) Graduate
10 26 (5.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 25 (5.21%) Support Engineer
12 24 (5.00%) Administrator
12 24 (5.00%) Software Developer
12 24 (5.00%) Project Manager
13 23 (4.79%) Programmer
13 23 (4.79%) C# Software Engineer
14 21 (4.38%) Web Developer
15 19 (3.96%) ASP.NET Developer
16 18 (3.75%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (32.92%) .NET
2 111 (23.13%) ASP.NET
3 62 (12.92%) Web Services
4 61 (12.71%) HTML
5 52 (10.83%) CSS
6 41 (8.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 37 (7.71%) WCF
8 36 (7.50%) XML
9 31 (6.46%) jQuery
10 22 (4.58%) .NET Framework
11 20 (4.17%) RESTful
12 19 (3.96%) COM
13 18 (3.75%) WPF
14 17 (3.54%) HTML5
14 17 (3.54%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (3.33%) REST
16 15 (3.13%) Ajax
17 12 (2.50%) CSS3
17 12 (2.50%) AngularJS
18 9 (1.88%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 63 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (11.25%) Computer Science
3 26 (5.42%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (3.54%) Mathematics
5 16 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 15 (3.13%) Open Source
7 14 (2.92%) Economics
7 14 (2.92%) Social Media
8 11 (2.29%) Blackberry
9 10 (2.08%) LIMS
9 10 (2.08%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.46%) User Experience
11 6 (1.25%) EqualLogic
11 6 (1.25%) Visualisation
11 6 (1.25%) Physics
12 5 (1.04%) Chemistry
12 5 (1.04%) Statistics
12 5 (1.04%) Replication
12 5 (1.04%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.04%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 165 (34.38%) Windows
2 52 (10.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (10.42%) Windows 7
4 31 (6.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (5.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (5.21%) Linux
7 16 (3.33%) Windows 8
8 12 (2.50%) UNIX
9 11 (2.29%) Android
10 9 (1.88%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.25%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.42%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.42%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (13.33%) MVC
3 50 (10.42%) Software Engineering
4 46 (9.58%) Scrum
5 41 (8.54%) Project Management
6 38 (7.92%) CRM
7 34 (7.08%) ERP
8 32 (6.67%) TDD
9 30 (6.25%) ITIL
10 25 (5.21%) PRINCE2
11 18 (3.75%) OO
11 18 (3.75%) E-Commerce
11 18 (3.75%) Migration
12 17 (3.54%) Disaster Recovery
12 17 (3.54%) SOA
12 17 (3.54%) Data Management
12 17 (3.54%) Mentoring
13 15 (3.13%) Service Management
14 13 (2.71%) OOP
15 12 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 129 (26.88%) C#
2 122 (25.42%) SQL
3 72 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 23 (4.79%) VB.NET
5 22 (4.58%) VB
6 18 (3.75%) Java
7 17 (3.54%) T-SQL
8 12 (2.50%) PHP
9 10 (2.08%) PowerShell
10 9 (1.88%) VBScript
10 9 (1.88%) C
11 6 (1.25%) C++
11 6 (1.25%) Python
12 4 (0.83%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.83%) VBA
13 2 (0.42%) X++
14 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.21%) Ruby
14 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.21%) Perl
Qualifications
1 107 (22.29%) Degree
2 69 (14.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (5.83%) MCP
4 24 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (4.58%) CCNA
6 17 (3.54%) MCSE
7 10 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (2.08%) MCTS
8 9 (1.88%) PhD
9 7 (1.46%) MCT
10 6 (1.25%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.83%) MCSA
12 3 (0.63%) CCNP
12 3 (0.63%) PMP
12 3 (0.63%) MCITP
12 3 (0.63%) ICAEW
12 3 (0.63%) ACCA
12 3 (0.63%) CIPFA
12 3 (0.63%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.17%) SLA
2 17 (3.54%) QA
3 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 109 (22.71%) Active Directory
2 33 (6.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (5.21%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.04%) XenApp
4 5 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (1.04%) XenDesktop
4 5 (1.04%) DFS Replication
4 5 (1.04%) vSphere
5 4 (0.83%) Firmware
5 4 (0.83%) XenServer
6 3 (0.63%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.21%) Dovecot
7 1 (0.21%) Kamailio
7 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.21%) Xen
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (1.88%) SCCM
2 6 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (1.04%) Puppet
3 5 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.83%) WSUS
4 4 (0.83%) SCOM
5 2 (0.42%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.42%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.42%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.42%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.42%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.21%) Nagios
6 1 (0.21%) DameWare
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 42 (8.75%) VMware
2 39 (8.13%) Cisco
3 32 (6.67%) Citrix
4 28 (5.83%) Oracle
5 22 (4.58%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (3.96%) Apple
7 18 (3.75%) IBM
8 14 (2.92%) SAP
8 14 (2.92%) HP
9 9 (1.88%) Atlassian
10 8 (1.67%) Dell
11 7 (1.46%) Juniper
11 7 (1.46%) NetApp
11 7 (1.46%) Sage
12 6 (1.25%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.25%) Adobe
12 6 (1.25%) Avaya
13 5 (1.04%) Lotus
14 4 (0.83%) Cognos
14 4 (0.83%) Sitecore
Oxford
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: 4 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: 4 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benfits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxford
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £37000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare+More!
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxfordshire
Mason Frank
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £50,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxford
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary Package + Full Company Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Full benefits package
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Company Car + Package
Posted: 18 days ago