The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Oxfordshire region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 11 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 247 320 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.35% 18.07% 20.35%
As % of the Vendors category 39.97% 39.26% 52.06%
Number of salaries quoted 223 278 266
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,350 £22,951
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
618 815 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 38.41% 46.02% 39.09%
Number of salaries quoted 549 709 501
Average salary £37,500 £43,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.79% +14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
South East

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 0 117 £40,000 - 12
Witney +12 17 £37,000 +13.84% 1
Banbury 0 12 £22,500 -9.09%
Abingdon -19 12 £43,750 +36.71% 1
Thame -6 3 £35,500 -21.11%
Wallingford -8 3 £41,500 +176.66%
Bicester - 3 £50,000 - 1
Henley-on-Thames -6 2 £42,500 +70.00% 2
Kidlington -9 2 £38,500 +1.31% 3
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 321 (51.69%) SQL Server
2 299 (48.15%) .NET
3 242 (38.97%) MS Excel
4 237 (38.16%) SQL
5 214 (34.46%) C#
6 209 (33.66%) ASP.NET
7 195 (31.40%) Windows
8 181 (29.15%) JavaScript
9 170 (27.38%) HTML
10 145 (23.35%) CSS
10 145 (23.35%) SQL Server 2008
11 124 (19.97%) MVC
12 109 (17.55%) Software Engineering
13 105 (16.91%) SQL Server 2012
14 104 (16.75%) MS Office
15 100 (16.10%) ASP.NET MVC
16 97 (15.62%) SQL Server 2005
17 93 (14.98%) Active Directory
18 80 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
18 80 (12.88%) Microsoft Certification
19 79 (12.72%) Degree
20 75 (12.08%) Finance
20 75 (12.08%) T-SQL
20 75 (12.08%) HTML5
21 65 (10.47%) jQuery
21 65 (10.47%) TDD
22 61 (9.82%) .NET Framework
22 61 (9.82%) MS Exchange
23 60 (9.66%) SharePoint
23 60 (9.66%) CSS3

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 61 (9.82%) MS Exchange
2 60 (9.66%) SharePoint
3 30 (4.83%) IIS
4 16 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (2.42%) IBM Notes
6 12 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (1.45%) CMS
8 8 (1.29%) Node.js
8 8 (1.29%) MS Project Server
8 8 (1.29%) Lync
9 7 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.64%) Drupal
12 4 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.64%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.64%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 242 (38.97%) MS Excel
2 104 (16.75%) MS Office
3 38 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (4.83%) MS Project
5 18 (2.90%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (2.58%) Dynamics NAV
3 15 (2.42%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.81%) Dynamics GP
4 5 (0.81%) SAP Business One
4 5 (0.81%) Lawson
4 5 (0.81%) Movex
4 5 (0.81%) MFGPRO
5 4 (0.64%) Adaptiv
5 4 (0.64%) Front Arena
5 4 (0.64%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.16%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.25%) Office 365
3 9 (1.45%) Heroku
4 7 (1.13%) PaaS
5 5 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.64%) SaaS
7 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.64%) Firewall
2 26 (4.19%) SAN
3 24 (3.86%) Internet
4 22 (3.54%) HTTP
5 20 (3.22%) VPN
5 20 (3.22%) DNS
6 19 (3.06%) WAN
7 18 (2.90%) TCP/IP
8 15 (2.42%) LAN
9 14 (2.25%) DHCP
10 11 (1.77%) iSCSI
11 10 (1.61%) VLAN
12 6 (0.97%) IP Telephony
12 6 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (0.81%) VoIP
13 5 (0.81%) NAS
13 5 (0.81%) Network Security
14 4 (0.64%) Unified Communications
14 4 (0.64%) Fibre Channel
14 4 (0.64%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 321 (51.69%) SQL Server
2 145 (23.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 105 (16.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 97 (15.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 33 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (4.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (3.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (2.58%) MySQL
9 10 (1.61%) MS Access
10 9 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
10 9 (1.45%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.13%) OLAP
12 5 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (0.32%) Oracle OLAP
14 2 (0.32%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
15 1 (0.16%) Neo4j
15 1 (0.16%) Couchbase
15 1 (0.16%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 51 (8.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (4.03%) Visual Studio
3 13 (2.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 12 (1.93%) NUnit
4 12 (1.93%) MSTest
5 6 (0.97%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (0.97%) Moq
6 4 (0.64%) Selenium
6 4 (0.64%) TestComplete
6 4 (0.64%) ClearCase
6 4 (0.64%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.48%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.48%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 3 (0.48%) Rational Rose
7 3 (0.48%) Subversion
8 2 (0.32%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.32%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.32%) MbUnit
9 1 (0.16%) MorphX
9 1 (0.16%) JIRA
General
1 75 (12.08%) Finance
2 22 (3.54%) Advertising
3 13 (2.09%) Retail
4 12 (1.93%) Games
4 12 (1.93%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.45%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.45%) Local Government
6 8 (1.29%) Marketing
6 8 (1.29%) Back Office
7 7 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.81%) Front Office
8 5 (0.81%) Banking
9 4 (0.64%) Automotive
9 4 (0.64%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.48%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.32%) Electronics
11 2 (0.32%) Billing
12 1 (0.16%) Publishing
12 1 (0.16%) Legal
12 1 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 270 (43.48%) Developer
2 106 (17.07%) Analyst
3 89 (14.33%) .NET Developer
4 83 (13.37%) C# Developer
5 80 (12.88%) Senior Developer
6 79 (12.72%) Support Analyst
7 78 (12.56%) Software Developer
8 57 (9.18%) C# .NET Developer
9 49 (7.89%) Support Engineer
10 46 (7.41%) Software Engineer
11 45 (7.25%) ASP.NET Developer
12 40 (6.44%) IT Support
13 37 (5.96%) Consultant
14 35 (5.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 34 (5.48%) SQL Developer
15 34 (5.48%) C# Software Engineer
16 33 (5.31%) Web Developer
16 33 (5.31%) Technical Support
17 30 (4.83%) Junior
17 30 (4.83%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (48.15%) .NET
2 209 (33.66%) ASP.NET
3 170 (27.38%) HTML
4 145 (23.35%) CSS
5 100 (16.10%) ASP.NET MVC
6 75 (12.08%) HTML5
7 65 (10.47%) jQuery
8 61 (9.82%) .NET Framework
9 60 (9.66%) CSS3
10 59 (9.50%) Web Services
11 42 (6.76%) WCF
12 36 (5.80%) XML
13 27 (4.35%) Ajax
14 24 (3.86%) REST
15 23 (3.70%) WPF
16 22 (3.54%) Silverlight
17 21 (3.38%) ASP.NET Web API
18 20 (3.22%) JSON
19 19 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 13 (2.09%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 43 (6.92%) Computer Science
2 30 (4.83%) Enterprise Software
3 29 (4.67%) Mathematics
4 26 (4.19%) Mobile App
5 21 (3.38%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.09%) Replication
6 13 (2.09%) Open Source
7 9 (1.45%) EqualLogic
7 9 (1.45%) Social Media
8 8 (1.29%) Physics
9 6 (0.97%) Inversion of Control
9 6 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (0.97%) Clustering
9 6 (0.97%) Tandem
10 5 (0.81%) LIMS
10 5 (0.81%) NHS
10 5 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.64%) Biotechnology
11 4 (0.64%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.64%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 195 (31.40%) Windows
2 46 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (7.25%) Windows 7
4 35 (5.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (4.51%) Windows 8
6 27 (4.35%) Android
7 26 (4.19%) Apple iOS
8 21 (3.38%) Windows XP
9 18 (2.90%) Linux
9 18 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (1.61%) UNIX
11 7 (1.13%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.48%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.48%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.32%) Windows XP Embedded
13 2 (0.32%) Debian
13 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (19.97%) MVC
2 109 (17.55%) Software Engineering
3 80 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (10.47%) TDD
5 53 (8.53%) Project Management
6 38 (6.12%) ITIL
6 38 (6.12%) OO
7 35 (5.64%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (5.15%) Scrum
9 30 (4.83%) Continuous Improvement
10 29 (4.67%) BDD
10 29 (4.67%) Data Modelling
10 29 (4.67%) PRINCE2
11 26 (4.19%) CRM
11 26 (4.19%) Mobile Application Development
12 25 (4.03%) Performance Tuning
13 24 (3.86%) iOS Development
14 22 (3.54%) Android Development
14 22 (3.54%) E-Commerce
15 21 (3.38%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 237 (38.16%) SQL
2 214 (34.46%) C#
3 181 (29.15%) JavaScript
4 75 (12.08%) T-SQL
5 51 (8.21%) C++
6 37 (5.96%) Java
7 33 (5.31%) VB.NET
8 31 (4.99%) PHP
9 14 (2.25%) VB
10 12 (1.93%) PowerShell
11 11 (1.77%) C
12 8 (1.29%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.13%) Delphi
14 6 (0.97%) Perl
14 6 (0.97%) Python
14 6 (0.97%) PHP5
14 6 (0.97%) X++
15 4 (0.64%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.48%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 80 (12.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 79 (12.72%) Degree
3 37 (5.96%) MCSE
4 24 (3.86%) ITIL Certification
5 20 (3.22%) MCP
6 19 (3.06%) MCTS
6 19 (3.06%) MCITP
7 16 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 14 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (1.93%) PhD
9 12 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (1.45%) NCDA
10 9 (1.45%) NCIE
11 8 (1.29%) CCNA
12 7 (1.13%) CISSP
13 6 (0.97%) CCNP
13 6 (0.97%) CCDP
14 5 (0.81%) ISEB
14 5 (0.81%) HNC
14 5 (0.81%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.35%) QA
2 12 (1.93%) SLA
3 9 (1.45%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.64%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.16%) TickIT
6 1 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 93 (14.98%) Active Directory
2 31 (4.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 23 (3.70%) vSphere
5 9 (1.45%) XenApp
5 9 (1.45%) XenServer
5 9 (1.45%) XenDesktop
6 7 (1.13%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (0.81%) GPFS
9 4 (0.64%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.32%) Xen
10 2 (0.32%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.16%) Dovecot
11 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.16%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 9 (1.45%) Backup Exec
2 8 (1.29%) SCOM
2 8 (1.29%) Puppet
3 7 (1.13%) SCCM
4 6 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.81%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (0.64%) WSUS
6 4 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.32%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.32%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.32%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.16%) Nagios
8 1 (0.16%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 47 (7.57%) VMware
2 35 (5.64%) Cisco
3 33 (5.31%) Citrix
4 28 (4.51%) Oracle
5 24 (3.86%) IBM
6 13 (2.09%) Dell
6 13 (2.09%) Remedy
6 13 (2.09%) Apple
7 12 (1.93%) HP
8 11 (1.77%) SAP
8 11 (1.77%) EMC
8 11 (1.77%) NetApp
9 9 (1.45%) Symantec
10 8 (1.29%) Epicor
11 7 (1.13%) JD Edwards
11 7 (1.13%) Sage
11 7 (1.13%) Veeam
12 6 (0.97%) Lotus
13 5 (0.81%) Baan
13 5 (0.81%) PlateSpin
Oxfordshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £42500 - £55000 per annum + Home Working!
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxfordshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum + Substantial package
Posted: Yesterday
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + 7% bonus, pension, holiday incentives
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits + Industry Certifications
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £47,000 per annum Plus great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Pension + 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 22k per year + Pension and Career Development
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hudson - London
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 7 days ago
Henley-On-Thames
Computer Futures
Salary: £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago