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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 221 310 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.31% 17.75% 17.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.19% 66.95% 68.63%
Number of salaries quoted 196 273 246
Average salary £32,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.32% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
339 463 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 21.96% 26.52% 25.79%
Number of salaries quoted 292 403 362
Average salary £32,750 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.93% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -2 94 £32,730 -22.07% 18
Abingdon 0 43 £33,000 +24.52% 8
Banbury +4 20 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Wallingford - 9 £30,000 - 1
Bicester -4 7 £51,500 +71.66%
Witney +4 6 £37,500 -16.66%
Henley-on-Thames 0 4 £26,500 +6.00%
Thame -3 2 £31,500 +46.51%
Kidlington -10 2 £38,500 +1.31% 2
Burford - 2 £44,261 -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 177 (37.18%) Microsoft
2 148 (31.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 146 (30.67%) MS Excel
4 145 (30.46%) Active Directory
5 135 (28.36%) SQL Server
6 127 (26.68%) VMware
7 120 (25.21%) .NET
8 105 (22.06%) SQL
9 101 (21.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 100 (21.01%) DNS
11 97 (20.38%) VMware Infrastructure
12 95 (19.96%) Linux
13 90 (18.91%) C#
14 85 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
15 84 (17.65%) Citrix
16 82 (17.23%) SAN
17 81 (17.02%) MCSE
18 75 (15.76%) ASP.NET
19 71 (14.92%) Microsoft Azure
20 70 (14.71%) MS Office
20 70 (14.71%) DHCP
21 69 (14.50%) Software Engineering
21 69 (14.50%) Windows 7
22 67 (14.08%) Degree
22 67 (14.08%) Apple
23 66 (13.87%) C++
24 62 (13.03%) HP
25 60 (12.61%) MS Exchange
25 60 (12.61%) MCITP
26 57 (11.97%) C

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 60 (12.61%) MS Exchange
2 39 (8.19%) IIS
3 28 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (5.04%) SharePoint
5 21 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (3.99%) Tomcat
7 16 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (2.94%) Apache
8 14 (2.94%) IBM Notes
9 13 (2.73%) Lync
10 9 (1.89%) CMS
11 7 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.05%) Lotus Domino
12 5 (1.05%) SAS
13 4 (0.84%) Confluence
13 4 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.63%) Drupal
14 3 (0.63%) Node.js
15 2 (0.42%) Moodle
Applications
1 146 (30.67%) MS Excel
2 70 (14.71%) MS Office
3 12 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.05%) AutoCAD
4 5 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.31%) Retail-J
2 2 (0.42%) Sage 1000
2 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 71 (14.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (5.67%) Office 365
3 18 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (3.15%) Heroku
5 3 (0.63%) PaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 100 (21.01%) DNS
2 82 (17.23%) SAN
3 70 (14.71%) DHCP
4 57 (11.97%) Wireless
5 43 (9.03%) Firewall
6 36 (7.56%) TCP/IP
7 34 (7.14%) HTTP
8 33 (6.93%) Internet
9 30 (6.30%) WAN
10 23 (4.83%) LAN
11 20 (4.20%) VPN
12 16 (3.36%) iSCSI
13 11 (2.31%) VLAN
14 9 (1.89%) SSL
14 9 (1.89%) SMTP
14 9 (1.89%) Network Security
15 8 (1.68%) GPRS
16 7 (1.47%) Ethernet
16 7 (1.47%) NAS
17 6 (1.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (28.36%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.99%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (3.36%) MySQL
4 13 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.26%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.84%) Big Data
10 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.21%) UniData
Development Applications
1 23 (4.83%) Git (software)
2 16 (3.36%) JIRA
2 16 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (3.15%) Jenkins
4 14 (2.94%) Subversion
5 11 (2.31%) Ant
6 9 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 9 (1.89%) NUnit
7 8 (1.68%) MSTest
7 8 (1.68%) Rhino Mocks
7 8 (1.68%) Moq
7 8 (1.68%) Gerrit
7 8 (1.68%) Maven
7 8 (1.68%) InstallShield
8 6 (1.26%) Mercurial
9 4 (0.84%) Selenium
10 3 (0.63%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.42%) PEAR
11 2 (0.42%) PHPUnit
11 2 (0.42%) Trac
General
1 23 (4.83%) Telecoms
2 16 (3.36%) Retail
3 12 (2.52%) Games
3 12 (2.52%) Finance
4 10 (2.10%) Electronics
5 6 (1.26%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.63%) Publishing
8 2 (0.42%) Marketing
8 2 (0.42%) Banking
8 2 (0.42%) Automotive
8 2 (0.42%) Legal
9 1 (0.21%) Military
9 1 (0.21%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 95 (19.96%) Analyst
2 93 (19.54%) Support Engineer
3 91 (19.12%) Developer
4 66 (13.87%) IT Support
5 61 (12.82%) Support Analyst
6 50 (10.50%) .NET Developer
7 46 (9.66%) 2nd Line Support
8 42 (8.82%) Software Engineer
8 42 (8.82%) Software Developer
9 37 (7.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 27 (5.67%) 1st Line Support
11 24 (5.04%) Administrator
11 24 (5.04%) Systems Engineer
11 24 (5.04%) IT Support Analyst
12 23 (4.83%) Technical Support
13 21 (4.41%) IT Support Engineer
14 20 (4.20%) Service Desk Analyst
14 20 (4.20%) Service Analyst
14 20 (4.20%) Network Engineer
15 19 (3.99%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (25.21%) .NET
2 75 (15.76%) ASP.NET
3 46 (9.66%) HTML
4 39 (8.19%) .NET Framework
5 35 (7.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 33 (6.93%) WCF
7 28 (5.88%) Web Services
7 28 (5.88%) WPF
8 26 (5.46%) CSS
9 17 (3.57%) JSON
10 15 (3.15%) REST
11 11 (2.31%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (2.10%) XML
12 10 (2.10%) WinForms
13 9 (1.89%) Silverlight
14 8 (1.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 8 (1.68%) Unity DI Container
14 8 (1.68%) HTML5
14 8 (1.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 8 (1.68%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.03%) Computer Science
2 17 (3.57%) Mathematics
3 14 (2.94%) Open Source
3 14 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (1.89%) EqualLogic
6 8 (1.68%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (1.26%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.05%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.05%) Tandem
8 5 (1.05%) Telematics
8 5 (1.05%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.05%) Physics
8 5 (1.05%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.84%) Wiki
9 4 (0.84%) Biotechnology
10 3 (0.63%) Clustering
10 3 (0.63%) PDA
11 2 (0.42%) iPad
11 2 (0.42%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 148 (31.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 101 (21.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 95 (19.96%) Linux
4 69 (14.50%) Windows 7
5 46 (9.66%) Windows 8
6 42 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (6.09%) Windows XP
8 22 (4.62%) UNIX
9 14 (2.94%) Android
10 11 (2.31%) Debian
11 8 (1.68%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.68%) Ubuntu
12 7 (1.47%) Windows Vista
13 5 (1.05%) Fedora
13 5 (1.05%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.05%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (0.84%) Solaris
15 3 (0.63%) Windows CE
15 3 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (14.50%) Software Engineering
2 56 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (11.55%) OO
4 45 (9.45%) MVC
5 34 (7.14%) ITIL
6 24 (5.04%) TDD
7 23 (4.83%) Project Management
7 23 (4.83%) Service Delivery
8 19 (3.99%) E-Commerce
9 18 (3.78%) Incident Management
10 16 (3.36%) Problem Management
10 16 (3.36%) Reverse Engineering
10 16 (3.36%) Workflow
11 15 (3.15%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (3.15%) Cyber Security
12 14 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (2.94%) Static Code Analysis
12 14 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (2.73%) Scrum
13 13 (2.73%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (22.06%) SQL
2 90 (18.91%) C#
3 66 (13.87%) C++
4 57 (11.97%) C
5 50 (10.50%) JavaScript
6 44 (9.24%) Python
6 44 (9.24%) Java
7 40 (8.40%) Perl
8 19 (3.99%) VB.NET
9 14 (2.94%) PHP
10 13 (2.73%) T-SQL
10 13 (2.73%) PowerShell
11 10 (2.10%) Ruby
12 8 (1.68%) Apex Code
13 6 (1.26%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.05%) Embedded C
15 4 (0.84%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.84%) VBScript
16 3 (0.63%) Visual J++
17 2 (0.42%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 85 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 81 (17.02%) MCSE
3 67 (14.08%) Degree
4 60 (12.61%) MCITP
5 51 (10.71%) MCTS
6 46 (9.66%) MCSA
7 29 (6.09%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (5.04%) CCNA
9 19 (3.99%) Security Cleared
10 16 (3.36%) MCP
11 11 (2.31%) DV Cleared
12 10 (2.10%) SC Cleared
12 10 (2.10%) CCNP
13 8 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (1.47%) ISEB
15 5 (1.05%) CCDP
15 5 (1.05%) VCAP
15 5 (1.05%) NCDA
15 5 (1.05%) NCIE
16 4 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.14%) QA
2 20 (4.20%) SLA
3 5 (1.05%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.21%) JSP 440
System Software
1 145 (30.46%) Active Directory
2 97 (20.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (10.71%) Hyper-V
4 22 (4.62%) XenApp
5 20 (4.20%) vSphere
6 18 (3.78%) XenDesktop
7 11 (2.31%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (1.68%) XenServer
9 7 (1.47%) VMware ESX
10 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (1.05%) DFS Replication
12 4 (0.84%) GPFS
12 4 (0.84%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.63%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.63%) Postfix
13 3 (0.63%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.42%) Kamailio
14 2 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.42%) Dovecot
14 2 (0.42%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (9.03%) Backup Exec
2 36 (7.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 19 (3.99%) SCCM
4 9 (1.89%) WSUS
5 7 (1.47%) Puppet
6 6 (1.26%) SCOM
6 6 (1.26%) SCVMM
7 5 (1.05%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.63%) SCDPM
9 3 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.42%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.42%) Nagios
11 1 (0.21%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 177 (37.18%) Microsoft
2 127 (26.68%) VMware
3 84 (17.65%) Citrix
4 67 (14.08%) Apple
5 62 (13.03%) HP
6 57 (11.97%) EMC
7 53 (11.13%) Symantec
8 51 (10.71%) Veeam
9 49 (10.29%) Cisco
10 45 (9.45%) Juniper
11 44 (9.24%) Meru Networks
12 20 (4.20%) IBM
13 16 (3.36%) Dell
14 14 (2.94%) Coverity
15 13 (2.73%) Wind River
16 11 (2.31%) JDA
17 10 (2.10%) Sage
18 9 (1.89%) NetApp
18 9 (1.89%) Fortinet
19 8 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
Oxford, Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £24k - £28k per annum + £1k Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £30k - £36k per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 24k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, 22 days holiday, On-
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £28,000 to £28,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Medical & Life A
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £60000 per annum - share options
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + £1000 bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago