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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 243 236 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 17.36% 15.11% 18.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.15% 52.68% 63.38%
Number of salaries quoted 219 204 338
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
391 448 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 27.93% 28.68% 28.74%
Number of salaries quoted 321 355 527
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 +6 135 £39,000 +8.33% 21
Abingdon +6 35 £43,000 +56.36% 1
Bicester +6 12 £25,500 -38.18%
Banbury +2 11 £45,000 +36.36% 4
Wallingford -6 11 £24,000 -4.00% 1
Henley-on-Thames -1 4 £25,500 -49.50% 1
Thame +1 2 £36,750 -2.00%
Wantage 0 2 £49,500 +32.00%
Witney +15 1 £19,000 -15.55% 2
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 156 (32.70%) Microsoft
2 150 (31.45%) VMware
3 136 (28.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 134 (28.09%) Active Directory
5 132 (27.67%) Linux
6 102 (21.38%) SQL
7 101 (21.17%) SQL Server
8 96 (20.13%) MS Excel
9 91 (19.08%) Cisco
10 87 (18.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 84 (17.61%) .NET
12 81 (16.98%) DNS
13 76 (15.93%) Windows 7
14 72 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
15 68 (14.26%) C#
16 67 (14.05%) SAN
17 66 (13.84%) Java
18 63 (13.21%) Hyper-V
19 58 (12.16%) Firewall
19 58 (12.16%) ITIL
19 58 (12.16%) Python
20 57 (11.95%) ASP.NET
21 55 (11.53%) MS Office
22 52 (10.90%) MS Exchange
23 49 (10.27%) Windows Server 2003
24 48 (10.06%) Cisco Certification
24 48 (10.06%) Degree
25 47 (9.85%) Citrix
26 46 (9.64%) JavaScript
27 44 (9.22%) CCNA

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 52 (10.90%) MS Exchange
2 41 (8.60%) IIS
3 31 (6.50%) SharePoint
4 30 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (4.61%) Lync
6 20 (4.19%) Tomcat
7 16 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (3.14%) Node.js
9 13 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (2.31%) Apache
11 7 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.47%) IBM Notes
11 7 (1.47%) Lotus Domino
12 5 (1.05%) WordPress
13 3 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.42%) Confluence
15 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.21%) MS Project Server
15 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 96 (20.13%) MS Excel
2 55 (11.53%) MS Office
3 6 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.21%) MS Project
6 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (2.31%) 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%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.42%) BPCS
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (3.98%) SaaS
3 13 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.89%) Office 365
5 3 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.63%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.21%) IaaS
6 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (16.98%) DNS
2 67 (14.05%) SAN
3 58 (12.16%) Firewall
4 35 (7.34%) TCP/IP
4 35 (7.34%) Wireless
5 33 (6.92%) SMTP
6 32 (6.71%) DHCP
7 29 (6.08%) WAN
8 28 (5.87%) HTTP
9 25 (5.24%) Internet
10 18 (3.77%) SSL
11 16 (3.35%) LAN
12 14 (2.94%) VPN
13 13 (2.73%) IPv4
13 13 (2.73%) VoIP
13 13 (2.73%) FTP
13 13 (2.73%) iSCSI
14 12 (2.52%) Intranet
15 11 (2.31%) NAS
16 10 (2.10%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (21.17%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.98%) NoSQL
2 19 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (2.10%) Big Data
5 10 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.68%) CouchDB
6 8 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (1.68%) MySQL
6 8 (1.68%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.68%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.05%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.42%) QlikView
9 2 (0.42%) Data Mart
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 19 (3.98%) Subversion
1 19 (3.98%) Git (software)
2 12 (2.52%) Visual Studio
3 9 (1.89%) NUnit
3 9 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.26%) Ant
5 3 (0.63%) JIRA
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.42%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.42%) PEAR
6 2 (0.42%) PHPUnit
6 2 (0.42%) Trac
7 1 (0.21%) MSTest
7 1 (0.21%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.21%) Moq
7 1 (0.21%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.21%) Metasploit
General
1 33 (6.92%) Retail
2 22 (4.61%) Finance
3 13 (2.73%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (1.68%) Advertising
6 5 (1.05%) Electronics
6 5 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.05%) German Language
7 4 (0.84%) French Language
7 4 (0.84%) Publishing
8 3 (0.63%) Games
8 3 (0.63%) Military
8 3 (0.63%) Marketing
8 3 (0.63%) Avionics
9 2 (0.42%) Billing
9 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.42%) Back Office
10 1 (0.21%) Legal
10 1 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 81 (16.98%) Support Engineer
2 79 (16.56%) Developer
3 72 (15.09%) Analyst
4 63 (13.21%) Support Analyst
5 48 (10.06%) Administrator
6 45 (9.43%) IT Support
7 44 (9.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 38 (7.97%) Systems Administrator
9 37 (7.76%) .NET Developer
10 34 (7.13%) C# Developer
11 31 (6.50%) Software Engineer
12 30 (6.29%) Network Engineer
13 27 (5.66%) ASP.NET Developer
14 25 (5.24%) Architect
15 24 (5.03%) 2nd Line Support
16 23 (4.82%) Junior
17 22 (4.61%) Software Developer
17 22 (4.61%) Network Support
18 21 (4.40%) C# .NET Developer
18 21 (4.40%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (17.61%) .NET
2 57 (11.95%) ASP.NET
3 40 (8.39%) CSS
4 34 (7.13%) HTML
5 31 (6.50%) LAMP
6 26 (5.45%) jQuery
6 26 (5.45%) XML
7 24 (5.03%) Ajax
8 20 (4.19%) Web Services
9 15 (3.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 13 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (2.73%) Middleware
11 12 (2.52%) Razor View Engine
12 11 (2.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 11 (2.31%) .NET Framework
13 10 (2.10%) AngularJS
14 8 (1.68%) LINQ
15 7 (1.47%) WinForms
15 7 (1.47%) XSLT
15 7 (1.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.18%) Computer Science
1 39 (8.18%) Open Source
2 38 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (3.35%) Blackberry
5 13 (2.73%) Mathematics
6 12 (2.52%) Physics
6 12 (2.52%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.31%) Clustering
8 10 (2.10%) iPhone
8 10 (2.10%) Web 2.0
9 9 (1.89%) EqualLogic
10 6 (1.26%) PMI
10 6 (1.26%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.05%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.05%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.05%) GIS
11 5 (1.05%) EPoS
12 4 (0.84%) User Experience
13 3 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 136 (28.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 132 (27.67%) Linux
3 87 (18.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 76 (15.93%) Windows 7
5 49 (10.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (7.34%) Windows 8
7 34 (7.13%) UNIX
8 30 (6.29%) Android
9 26 (5.45%) Ubuntu
10 18 (3.77%) CentOS
11 17 (3.56%) Windows XP
11 17 (3.56%) Debian
12 15 (3.14%) Solaris
13 14 (2.94%) Apple iOS
14 11 (2.31%) Windows Phone
14 11 (2.31%) Windows Vista
15 8 (1.68%) Mac OS X
16 5 (1.05%) Fedora
16 5 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
17 4 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (12.16%) ITIL
2 44 (9.22%) Software Engineering
3 40 (8.39%) OO
4 39 (8.18%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (6.50%) Project Management
6 27 (5.66%) MVC
7 24 (5.03%) Technical Architecture
8 22 (4.61%) Performance Tuning
9 21 (4.40%) Analytics
10 20 (4.19%) Mentoring
11 18 (3.77%) E-Commerce
11 18 (3.77%) Web Application Development
12 17 (3.56%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (3.56%) Service Delivery
12 17 (3.56%) Data Management
13 16 (3.35%) Problem Management
13 16 (3.35%) ERP
13 16 (3.35%) CRM
14 15 (3.14%) Customer Engagement
15 13 (2.73%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 102 (21.38%) SQL
2 68 (14.26%) C#
3 66 (13.84%) Java
4 58 (12.16%) Python
5 46 (9.64%) JavaScript
6 38 (7.97%) C++
7 30 (6.29%) Perl
8 27 (5.66%) Ruby
9 20 (4.19%) PHP
10 18 (3.77%) C
11 15 (3.14%) PowerShell
12 13 (2.73%) T-SQL
13 9 (1.89%) VBScript
14 8 (1.68%) MATLAB
15 7 (1.47%) VB
16 6 (1.26%) Scala
16 6 (1.26%) XQuery
16 6 (1.26%) Objective-C
16 6 (1.26%) Clojure
17 5 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (10.06%) Cisco Certification
1 48 (10.06%) Degree
2 44 (9.22%) CCNA
3 33 (6.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (5.45%) MCP
5 25 (5.24%) MCSE
6 21 (4.40%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (2.73%) MCSA
7 13 (2.73%) MCTS
7 13 (2.73%) MCITP
8 12 (2.52%) CCNP
9 11 (2.31%) PhD
10 8 (1.68%) Security Cleared
11 6 (1.26%) PMI Certification
11 6 (1.26%) MCT
12 4 (0.84%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.84%) CCIE
13 3 (0.63%) JNCIA
13 3 (0.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (2.52%) SLA
3 4 (0.84%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.42%) QA
4 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 134 (28.09%) Active Directory
2 72 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (13.21%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.52%) vSphere
5 8 (1.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 8 (1.68%) Terminal Server
6 5 (1.05%) NFS
6 5 (1.05%) Postfix
6 5 (1.05%) Sendmail
7 3 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.63%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.63%) Firmware
7 3 (0.63%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.63%) XenApp
8 2 (0.42%) XenServer
8 2 (0.42%) KVM
9 1 (0.21%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.21%) Dovecot
9 1 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.21%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 11 (2.31%) Backup Exec
2 10 (2.10%) Puppet
3 8 (1.68%) SCCM
4 7 (1.47%) SCVMM
5 6 (1.26%) Nagios
5 6 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.05%) Icinga
6 5 (1.05%) Legato
6 5 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (0.84%) Cacti
7 4 (0.84%) Zenoss
7 4 (0.84%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (0.63%) WSUS
8 3 (0.63%) SCOM
9 2 (0.42%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.21%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.21%) DameWare
10 1 (0.21%) Nessus
Vendors
1 156 (32.70%) Microsoft
2 150 (31.45%) VMware
3 91 (19.08%) Cisco
4 47 (9.85%) Citrix
5 37 (7.76%) Juniper
6 34 (7.13%) Apple
7 31 (6.50%) HP
7 31 (6.50%) Oracle
8 24 (5.03%) Veeam
9 21 (4.40%) IBM
10 18 (3.77%) Dell
10 18 (3.77%) Red Hat
11 17 (3.56%) Symantec
11 17 (3.56%) Fortinet
12 13 (2.73%) Avaya
13 12 (2.52%) CommVault
13 12 (2.52%) EMC
13 12 (2.52%) Meru Networks
14 11 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (2.31%) JDA
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £28500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Medical + Share Ownership Scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £60000 per annum - share options
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £29000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
TRG
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum please send cv
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Stock Options
Posted: 6 days ago
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
INVESCO
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Prion Cutting Edge
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
OxFORD Asset Management
Salary: Competitive salary alongside flexible benefits package.
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
OxFORD Asset Management
Salary: Competitive salary alongside flexible benefits package.
Posted: 14 days ago