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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 241 321 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.84% 19.33% 20.12%
As % of the Vendors category 34.28% 48.56% 42.78%
Number of salaries quoted 214 286 309
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
703 661 783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 46.22% 39.80% 47.03%
Number of salaries quoted 583 576 702
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +5 139 £35,000 -12.50% 15
Abingdon -3 19 £50,000 +56.25% 5
Witney +24 11 £42,500 +41.66% 2
Banbury -2 9 £25,000 -35.48% 1
Wallingford +7 7 £60,000 +71.42% 1
Bicester - 7 £24,500 - 2
Kidlington -9 3 £45,000 +22.44%
Burford - 2 £42,492 -
Thame -2 1 £30,000 +37.93%
Henley-on-Thames -4 1 £25,000 -4.76%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 256 (47.32%) SQL Server
2 234 (43.25%) MS Excel
3 228 (42.14%) .NET
4 197 (36.41%) SQL
5 175 (32.35%) ASP.NET
6 173 (31.98%) C#
7 159 (29.39%) Windows
8 126 (23.29%) HTML
9 120 (22.18%) JavaScript
10 116 (21.44%) Agile Software Development
11 102 (18.85%) SQL Server 2008
12 100 (18.48%) MVC
13 97 (17.93%) CSS
14 94 (17.38%) Active Directory
15 93 (17.19%) SQL Server 2012
16 87 (16.08%) MS Office
17 84 (15.53%) Software Engineering
18 82 (15.16%) Microsoft Certification
19 80 (14.79%) Degree
20 79 (14.60%) ASP.NET MVC
21 75 (13.86%) SQL Server 2005
22 58 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
23 55 (10.17%) Web Services
24 54 (9.98%) SharePoint
25 53 (9.80%) T-SQL
26 50 (9.24%) Scrum
27 49 (9.06%) Project Management
28 48 (8.87%) TDD
28 48 (8.87%) Windows Server 2008
29 47 (8.69%) Finance

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 54 (9.98%) SharePoint
2 46 (8.50%) MS Exchange
3 35 (6.47%) IIS
4 14 (2.59%) IBM Notes
4 14 (2.59%) Lync
4 14 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (1.48%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.48%) MS Project Server
7 8 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (0.92%) Node.js
10 5 (0.92%) Lotus Domino
10 5 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 234 (43.25%) MS Excel
2 87 (16.08%) MS Office
3 34 (6.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (5.18%) MS Project
5 15 (2.77%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.74%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.18%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 22 (4.07%) Dynamics AX
2 16 (2.96%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (1.29%) SAP Business One
4 7 (1.29%) Dynamics GP
4 7 (1.29%) Lawson
4 7 (1.29%) MFGPRO
4 7 (1.29%) Movex
5 4 (0.74%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.18%) Magento
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.03%) Office 365
3 6 (1.11%) Heroku
3 6 (1.11%) PaaS
3 6 (1.11%) GitHub
4 5 (0.92%) SaaS
4 5 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.37%) IaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.81%) Internet
2 25 (4.62%) DNS
3 23 (4.25%) Firewall
4 17 (3.14%) SAN
5 16 (2.96%) VPN
5 16 (2.96%) WAN
6 14 (2.59%) DHCP
6 14 (2.59%) HTTP
7 13 (2.40%) TCP/IP
8 11 (2.03%) LAN
9 8 (1.48%) Intranet
10 6 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.92%) iSCSI
12 4 (0.74%) Network Security
12 4 (0.74%) Unified Communications
13 3 (0.55%) ADSL
13 3 (0.55%) Broadband
13 3 (0.55%) SNMP
13 3 (0.55%) IPsec
14 2 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (47.32%) SQL Server
2 102 (18.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 93 (17.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 75 (13.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 32 (5.91%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (4.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (2.77%) MySQL
9 14 (2.59%) Oracle Database
10 11 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (1.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (1.29%) OLAP
13 5 (0.92%) MS Access
14 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (0.55%) Big Data
15 3 (0.55%) Couchbase
16 2 (0.37%) Oracle OLAP
16 2 (0.37%) NoSQL
16 2 (0.37%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
17 1 (0.18%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 41 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (6.47%) Visual Studio
3 13 (2.40%) MSTest
4 12 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 11 (2.03%) NUnit
6 10 (1.85%) Git (software)
7 7 (1.29%) Jenkins
7 7 (1.29%) Selenium
7 7 (1.29%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (1.11%) Rhino Mocks
8 6 (1.11%) Moq
9 5 (0.92%) SpecFlow
9 5 (0.92%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 4 (0.74%) ClearCase
10 4 (0.74%) Subversion
10 4 (0.74%) TestComplete
11 3 (0.55%) JIRA
12 2 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.37%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.18%) Selenium IDE
General
1 47 (8.69%) Finance
2 23 (4.25%) Advertising
3 21 (3.88%) Retail
4 11 (2.03%) Marketing
4 11 (2.03%) Games
5 10 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.48%) Back Office
7 7 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.11%) Legal
9 4 (0.74%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.74%) Automotive
10 3 (0.55%) Local Government
10 3 (0.55%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.55%) Publishing
11 1 (0.18%) Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Law
11 1 (0.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 223 (41.22%) Developer
2 113 (20.89%) Analyst
3 85 (15.71%) .NET Developer
4 70 (12.94%) C# Developer
4 70 (12.94%) Support Analyst
5 59 (10.91%) Software Developer
6 50 (9.24%) Senior Developer
7 47 (8.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 46 (8.50%) Software Engineer
9 36 (6.65%) C# Software Engineer
9 36 (6.65%) SQL Developer
10 32 (5.91%) Support Engineer
10 32 (5.91%) IT Support
11 31 (5.73%) Web Developer
12 30 (5.55%) Graduate
12 30 (5.55%) ASP.NET Developer
13 28 (5.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 27 (4.99%) Project Manager
15 25 (4.62%) Junior
16 24 (4.44%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (42.14%) .NET
2 175 (32.35%) ASP.NET
3 126 (23.29%) HTML
4 97 (17.93%) CSS
5 79 (14.60%) ASP.NET MVC
6 55 (10.17%) Web Services
7 44 (8.13%) jQuery
7 44 (8.13%) HTML5
8 36 (6.65%) XML
9 34 (6.28%) .NET Framework
10 33 (6.10%) WCF
11 31 (5.73%) CSS3
12 21 (3.88%) WPF
13 17 (3.14%) ASP.NET Web API
14 16 (2.96%) REST
15 15 (2.77%) Ajax
16 14 (2.59%) COM
17 13 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 12 (2.22%) JSON
18 12 (2.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 58 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (8.50%) Computer Science
3 28 (5.18%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (4.62%) Mathematics
5 24 (4.44%) Management Information System
6 21 (3.88%) Mobile App
7 14 (2.59%) Open Source
8 12 (2.22%) LIMS
9 9 (1.66%) EqualLogic
9 9 (1.66%) Economics
10 8 (1.48%) Replication
11 7 (1.29%) User Experience
12 6 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
13 5 (0.92%) Social Media
13 5 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (0.92%) Blackberry
14 4 (0.74%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.74%) NHS
14 4 (0.74%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 159 (29.39%) Windows
2 48 (8.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (7.95%) Windows 7
4 27 (4.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (4.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (4.44%) Windows 8
6 21 (3.88%) Linux
7 20 (3.70%) Android
8 19 (3.51%) Apple iOS
9 17 (3.14%) Windows XP
10 15 (2.77%) UNIX
11 5 (0.92%) Windows Vista
12 4 (0.74%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.37%) Debian
13 2 (0.37%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.37%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (21.44%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (18.48%) MVC
3 84 (15.53%) Software Engineering
4 50 (9.24%) Scrum
5 49 (9.06%) Project Management
6 48 (8.87%) TDD
7 38 (7.02%) Mentoring
8 31 (5.73%) OO
9 30 (5.55%) Business Intelligence
10 29 (5.36%) Data Modelling
10 29 (5.36%) CRM
11 28 (5.18%) PRINCE2
12 27 (4.99%) ERP
13 26 (4.81%) E-Commerce
14 23 (4.25%) ITIL
15 22 (4.07%) Coaching
16 21 (3.88%) Mobile Application Development
17 18 (3.33%) Migration
17 18 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
18 17 (3.14%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 197 (36.41%) SQL
2 173 (31.98%) C#
3 120 (22.18%) JavaScript
4 53 (9.80%) T-SQL
5 34 (6.28%) Java
6 31 (5.73%) VB.NET
7 29 (5.36%) C++
8 23 (4.25%) PHP
9 22 (4.07%) VB
10 12 (2.22%) C
10 12 (2.22%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.48%) VBScript
12 6 (1.11%) Perl
12 6 (1.11%) X++
13 5 (0.92%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.92%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.74%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.37%) Python
15 2 (0.37%) Ruby
15 2 (0.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 82 (15.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (14.79%) Degree
3 38 (7.02%) MCSE
4 27 (4.99%) MCP
5 21 (3.88%) MCTS
6 18 (3.33%) CCNA
6 18 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 10 (1.85%) MCITP
8 9 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.29%) MCT
11 6 (1.11%) PhD
11 6 (1.11%) NCDA
11 6 (1.11%) NCIE
12 5 (0.92%) VCAP
12 5 (0.92%) SC Cleared
12 5 (0.92%) Security Cleared
12 5 (0.92%) ISEB
12 5 (0.92%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.77%) QA
2 9 (1.66%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.48%) SLA
4 6 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) HL7
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.18%) TickIT
System Software
1 94 (17.38%) Active Directory
2 27 (4.99%) Hyper-V
3 25 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.66%) vSphere
5 7 (1.29%) XenApp
5 7 (1.29%) XenServer
5 7 (1.29%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.11%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.92%) DFS Replication
7 5 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.37%) Xen
9 2 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.37%) Kamailio
9 2 (0.37%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (1.66%) SCCM
1 9 (1.66%) Backup Exec
2 8 (1.48%) SCOM
2 8 (1.48%) Puppet
3 6 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.92%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.74%) WSUS
5 4 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.55%) SCDPM
6 3 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (0.55%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.37%) Nagios
7 2 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.37%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.18%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 34 (6.28%) VMware
2 33 (6.10%) Citrix
3 27 (4.99%) Oracle
3 27 (4.99%) IBM
4 22 (4.07%) Cisco
5 13 (2.40%) Apple
6 12 (2.22%) HP
6 12 (2.22%) SAP
7 10 (1.85%) Symantec
7 10 (1.85%) Dell
8 9 (1.66%) Sage
9 8 (1.48%) JD Edwards
9 8 (1.48%) NetApp
10 7 (1.29%) Epicor
10 7 (1.29%) Baan
11 6 (1.11%) Lotus
11 6 (1.11%) Avaya
11 6 (1.11%) EMC
11 6 (1.11%) Veeam
12 5 (0.92%) Appcelerator
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55,000 per annum + annual bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Pension + Benefits + Free Parking
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + on call allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Medical & Life
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + on call allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 24k per year + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £37,600 per annum including on-call + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wallingford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Home Working
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxfordshire
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Posted: 12 days ago