The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 267 257 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 17.73% 14.95% 16.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.60% 54.22% 60.37%
Number of salaries quoted 237 226 298
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Windows
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
407 474 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 27.03% 27.57% 26.54%
Number of salaries quoted 338 405 496
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Windows
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Oxfordshire region.

Windows Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Windows
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 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 +7 137 £35,500 -5.33% 23
Abingdon +7 45 £37,500 +36.36% 3
Bicester +6 16 £23,000 -16.36% 1
Wallingford - 9 £24,000 - 1
Banbury 0 6 £26,000 -30.66% 1
Witney +21 4 £19,000 -26.92%
Henley-on-Thames -2 4 £24,500 -51.48%
Thame +9 3 £35,000 -6.66%
Wantage -1 2 £49,500 +32.00% 1
Kidlington -1 1 £23,750 -40.99%
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Windows 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 Windows.

1 165 (34.81%) Microsoft
2 154 (32.49%) VMware
2 154 (32.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 149 (31.43%) Active Directory
4 124 (26.16%) Linux
5 116 (24.47%) MS Excel
6 105 (22.15%) SQL Server
7 101 (21.31%) SQL
8 100 (21.10%) DNS
9 99 (20.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 87 (18.35%) Cisco
11 86 (18.14%) VMware Infrastructure
12 79 (16.67%) Windows 7
13 78 (16.46%) .NET
13 78 (16.46%) SAN
14 69 (14.56%) Hyper-V
15 63 (13.29%) MS Office
16 60 (12.66%) Citrix
17 59 (12.45%) C#
17 59 (12.45%) ITIL
18 57 (12.03%) Java
19 56 (11.81%) Firewall
20 55 (11.60%) MS Exchange
21 51 (10.76%) Windows Server 2003
22 50 (10.55%) ASP.NET
23 48 (10.13%) Python
23 48 (10.13%) DHCP
23 48 (10.13%) Apple
24 47 (9.92%) Microsoft Certification
25 46 (9.70%) Wireless

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Windows 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 Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 55 (11.60%) MS Exchange
2 42 (8.86%) IIS
3 32 (6.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (6.33%) SharePoint
5 23 (4.85%) Tomcat
6 21 (4.43%) Lync
7 15 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (2.74%) Node.js
8 13 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (2.74%) IBM Notes
9 10 (2.11%) Lotus Domino
9 10 (2.11%) Apache
10 7 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (1.05%) WordPress
13 4 (0.84%) Confluence
14 2 (0.42%) CMS
14 2 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.21%) MS Project Server
15 1 (0.21%) JBoss
Applications
1 116 (24.47%) MS Excel
2 63 (13.29%) MS Office
3 7 (1.48%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (2.53%) Retail-J
2 5 (1.05%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.84%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.42%) BPCS
6 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 37 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.11%) Office 365
4 9 (1.90%) SaaS
5 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.21%) IaaS
6 1 (0.21%) PaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 100 (21.10%) DNS
2 78 (16.46%) SAN
3 56 (11.81%) Firewall
4 48 (10.13%) DHCP
5 46 (9.70%) Wireless
6 41 (8.65%) TCP/IP
7 31 (6.54%) HTTP
8 30 (6.33%) SMTP
9 27 (5.70%) Internet
10 23 (4.85%) WAN
11 19 (4.01%) SSL
12 17 (3.59%) VPN
13 16 (3.38%) LAN
14 14 (2.95%) iSCSI
15 13 (2.74%) FTP
15 13 (2.74%) IPv4
16 12 (2.53%) Intranet
16 12 (2.53%) VoIP
17 10 (2.11%) Cisco IOS
17 10 (2.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (22.15%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (2.95%) NoSQL
3 14 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (1.90%) MySQL
6 8 (1.69%) Big Data
7 7 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.48%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.27%) CouchDB
8 6 (1.27%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.42%) QlikView
10 2 (0.42%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.42%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 19 (4.01%) Subversion
2 18 (3.80%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.74%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.27%) Ant
5 6 (1.27%) NUnit
6 4 (0.84%) JIRA
7 2 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.42%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.42%) PEAR
7 2 (0.42%) PHPUnit
7 2 (0.42%) Trac
8 1 (0.21%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.21%) Metasploit
General
1 29 (6.12%) Retail
2 18 (3.80%) Finance
3 11 (2.32%) Pharmaceutical
3 11 (2.32%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.27%) Advertising
5 5 (1.05%) Publishing
5 5 (1.05%) German Language
6 4 (0.84%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.84%) French Language
6 4 (0.84%) Games
6 4 (0.84%) Electronics
7 3 (0.63%) Military
7 3 (0.63%) Avionics
8 2 (0.42%) Legal
8 2 (0.42%) Billing
8 2 (0.42%) Marketing
8 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.42%) Back Office
9 1 (0.21%) Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (19.83%) Support Engineer
2 86 (18.14%) Analyst
3 75 (15.82%) Support Analyst
4 66 (13.92%) Developer
5 54 (11.39%) IT Support
6 47 (9.92%) Administrator
7 46 (9.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 35 (7.38%) Systems Administrator
9 31 (6.54%) Network Engineer
9 31 (6.54%) 2nd Line Support
10 30 (6.33%) .NET Developer
11 28 (5.91%) C# Developer
11 28 (5.91%) Software Engineer
12 23 (4.85%) Applications Support
13 22 (4.64%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 21 (4.43%) IT Support Engineer
14 21 (4.43%) Network Support
15 20 (4.22%) Network Support Engineer
15 20 (4.22%) Consultant
15 20 (4.22%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (16.46%) .NET
2 50 (10.55%) ASP.NET
3 34 (7.17%) CSS
4 30 (6.33%) HTML
5 25 (5.27%) Web Services
6 24 (5.06%) XML
7 22 (4.64%) LAMP
8 20 (4.22%) jQuery
9 18 (3.80%) Ajax
10 12 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 10 (2.11%) .NET Framework
11 10 (2.11%) WCF
12 9 (1.90%) WPF
13 8 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (1.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 8 (1.69%) Middleware
13 8 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (1.69%) AngularJS
14 7 (1.48%) RESTful
15 6 (1.27%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.02%) Computer Science
2 36 (7.59%) Open Source
3 30 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.01%) Blackberry
5 14 (2.95%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.95%) Mathematics
6 12 (2.53%) Physics
7 11 (2.32%) EqualLogic
8 10 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.11%) Clustering
9 9 (1.90%) iPhone
10 8 (1.69%) Web 2.0
11 6 (1.27%) Visualisation
12 5 (1.05%) EPoS
12 5 (1.05%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.05%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.84%) Wiki
13 4 (0.84%) User Experience
13 4 (0.84%) Biotechnology
14 3 (0.63%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 154 (32.49%) Windows Server 2008
2 124 (26.16%) Linux
3 99 (20.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 79 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 51 (10.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (8.02%) Windows 8
7 30 (6.33%) UNIX
8 29 (6.12%) Android
9 26 (5.49%) Ubuntu
10 19 (4.01%) Debian
11 17 (3.59%) Windows XP
12 15 (3.16%) Solaris
13 14 (2.95%) CentOS
14 13 (2.74%) Apple iOS
15 11 (2.32%) Windows Phone
16 10 (2.11%) Windows Vista
17 8 (1.69%) Mac OS X
18 6 (1.27%) Fedora
19 5 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
20 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (12.45%) ITIL
2 41 (8.65%) Software Engineering
3 33 (6.96%) OO
3 33 (6.96%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (6.54%) Project Management
5 29 (6.12%) Mentoring
6 23 (4.85%) Performance Tuning
6 23 (4.85%) MVC
7 22 (4.64%) Service Delivery
8 21 (4.43%) Analytics
9 17 (3.59%) E-Commerce
10 16 (3.38%) Technical Architecture
10 16 (3.38%) Data Management
10 16 (3.38%) Problem Management
11 14 (2.95%) Web Application Development
12 13 (2.74%) Customer Engagement
12 13 (2.74%) Web Development
12 13 (2.74%) Incident Management
12 13 (2.74%) ERP
12 13 (2.74%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 101 (21.31%) SQL
2 59 (12.45%) C#
3 57 (12.03%) Java
4 48 (10.13%) Python
5 43 (9.07%) JavaScript
6 34 (7.17%) C++
7 26 (5.49%) Perl
8 25 (5.27%) Ruby
9 20 (4.22%) C
10 18 (3.80%) PHP
11 15 (3.16%) PowerShell
12 11 (2.32%) T-SQL
13 9 (1.90%) VBScript
14 6 (1.27%) VB
14 6 (1.27%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.27%) MATLAB
15 4 (0.84%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.84%) Fortran
15 4 (0.84%) XQuery
15 4 (0.84%) Scala
Qualifications
1 47 (9.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (9.70%) Degree
3 43 (9.07%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (8.65%) CCNA
5 38 (8.02%) MCSE
6 27 (5.70%) MCP
7 26 (5.49%) MCTS
7 26 (5.49%) MCITP
8 24 (5.06%) MCSA
9 21 (4.43%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (2.32%) PhD
11 10 (2.11%) CCNP
12 7 (1.48%) MCT
12 7 (1.48%) Security Cleared
13 4 (0.84%) CCIE
14 3 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.63%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.63%) SC Cleared
14 3 (0.63%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.42%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.95%) SLA
2 12 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.27%) QA
4 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 149 (31.43%) Active Directory
2 86 (18.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (14.56%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.11%) vSphere
5 9 (1.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 8 (1.69%) Terminal Server
7 5 (1.05%) NFS
7 5 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (1.05%) Postfix
7 5 (1.05%) Sendmail
7 5 (1.05%) XenApp
7 5 (1.05%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.05%) DFS Replication
8 4 (0.84%) XenServer
9 3 (0.63%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.63%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.63%) Firmware
10 2 (0.42%) KVM
11 1 (0.21%) Xen
11 1 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 19 (4.01%) Backup Exec
2 13 (2.74%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (1.90%) Puppet
4 8 (1.69%) SCVMM
5 7 (1.48%) SCCM
6 6 (1.27%) Nagios
7 5 (1.05%) Legato
7 5 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (1.05%) Icinga
8 4 (0.84%) Cisco Prime
8 4 (0.84%) WSUS
8 4 (0.84%) SCOM
8 4 (0.84%) Cacti
9 3 (0.63%) Zenoss
10 2 (0.42%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.42%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.42%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.21%) Nessus
11 1 (0.21%) DameWare
Vendors
1 165 (34.81%) Microsoft
2 154 (32.49%) VMware
3 87 (18.35%) Cisco
4 60 (12.66%) Citrix
5 48 (10.13%) Apple
6 42 (8.86%) Juniper
7 40 (8.44%) HP
8 34 (7.17%) Veeam
9 29 (6.12%) Oracle
10 28 (5.91%) Symantec
11 27 (5.70%) EMC
12 23 (4.85%) Meru Networks
13 19 (4.01%) IBM
14 18 (3.80%) Dell
15 16 (3.38%) Fortinet
16 14 (2.95%) Red Hat
17 13 (2.74%) Avaya
18 12 (2.53%) JDA
19 10 (2.11%) NetApp
19 10 (2.11%) Lotus
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Next Move IT
Salary: £29000 - £31000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Stock Options
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Wantage, Oxfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40 - 60k
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
Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
TRG
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum please send cv
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum GBP To 40k +30 days hols +Pension
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £60000 per annum - share options
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Rebellion Developments
Salary: Competitive, depending in experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30,000 per annum + DOE, 12% Bonus, Share Options, Medical and Dental.
Posted: 10 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus a great bonus!
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £3k on-call + 5% bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £3k on-call + 5% bonus
Posted: 11 days ago