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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 256 214 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 17.09% 14.14% 18.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.31% 64.65% 65.32%
Number of salaries quoted 215 189 273
Average salary £39,000 £30,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.86% -15.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
439 331 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.31% 21.88% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 335 284 414
Average salary £40,000 £32,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.13% -18.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +4 128 £41,000 +24.39% 9
Abingdon -2 27 £28,000 -15.15% 13
Banbury -8 16 £24,000 -9.43%
Bicester +9 9 £47,500 -7.76%
Kidlington -1 4 - -
Witney +6 3 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Faringdon - 3 £35,000 -
Henley-on-Thames +2 2 £28,750 +8.49%
Thame - 1 £32,500 - 1
Eynsham - 1 £25,000 -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 179 (35.45%) Microsoft
2 164 (32.48%) Linux
3 154 (30.50%) Active Directory
4 141 (27.92%) VMware
5 132 (26.14%) SQL
6 106 (20.99%) VMware Infrastructure
6 106 (20.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 102 (20.20%) C#
8 98 (19.41%) Windows 7
9 95 (18.81%) SQL Server
10 86 (17.03%) .NET
10 86 (17.03%) Java
11 81 (16.04%) Firewall
12 80 (15.84%) JavaScript
13 76 (15.05%) Python
14 75 (14.85%) MS Excel
15 69 (13.66%) Agile Software Development
16 68 (13.47%) ITIL
17 67 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
17 67 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
18 65 (12.87%) C++
19 63 (12.48%) MS Office
19 63 (12.48%) Degree
20 61 (12.08%) Computer Science
21 60 (11.88%) CSS
22 59 (11.68%) OO
23 57 (11.29%) IIS
23 57 (11.29%) DNS
24 53 (10.50%) HTML
25 52 (10.30%) ASP.NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 57 (11.29%) IIS
2 41 (8.12%) MS Exchange
3 28 (5.54%) Node.js
4 18 (3.56%) Apache
5 17 (3.37%) JBoss
6 16 (3.17%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (1.78%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (1.19%) Lync
11 3 (0.59%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.59%) ColdFusion
11 3 (0.59%) CMS
11 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.59%) Kentico
12 2 (0.40%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 75 (14.85%) MS Excel
2 63 (12.48%) MS Office
3 3 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
1 7 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.40%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (4.55%) Office 365
3 22 (4.36%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.98%) SaaS
5 9 (1.78%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.79%) PaaS
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 81 (16.04%) Firewall
2 57 (11.29%) DNS
3 48 (9.50%) DHCP
4 38 (7.52%) TCP/IP
5 36 (7.13%) SAN
6 35 (6.93%) WAN
7 31 (6.14%) LAN
8 23 (4.55%) Network Security
9 19 (3.76%) Internet
10 17 (3.37%) Wireless
11 16 (3.17%) VoIP
12 15 (2.97%) VPN
12 15 (2.97%) VLAN
13 11 (2.18%) Broadband
14 10 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (1.78%) Ethernet
15 9 (1.78%) Modbus
16 8 (1.58%) Profibus
17 7 (1.39%) FTP
17 7 (1.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (18.81%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.75%) Relational Database
3 15 (2.97%) CouchDB
3 15 (2.97%) NoSQL
4 14 (2.77%) MongoDB
4 14 (2.77%) MySQL
5 12 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.99%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.79%) Big Data
9 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.20%) HBase
10 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.20%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 30 (5.94%) Subversion
2 24 (4.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 20 (3.96%) Metasploit
5 17 (3.37%) Eclipse
6 15 (2.97%) Maven
7 14 (2.77%) Visual Studio
8 8 (1.58%) NUnit
9 7 (1.39%) JIRA
9 7 (1.39%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (0.99%) Bugzilla
12 4 (0.79%) Selenium
12 4 (0.79%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.40%) MSTest
13 2 (0.40%) Rhino Mocks
13 2 (0.40%) Moq
13 2 (0.40%) Trac
13 2 (0.40%) Redmine
13 2 (0.40%) PEAR
General
1 51 (10.10%) Finance
2 16 (3.17%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.57%) Manufacturing
4 8 (1.58%) Back Office
4 8 (1.58%) Electronics
4 8 (1.58%) Automotive
5 7 (1.39%) Games
5 7 (1.39%) Retail
6 6 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.19%) Marketing
7 4 (0.79%) Avionics
7 4 (0.79%) Banking
7 4 (0.79%) Billing
8 2 (0.40%) Local Government
8 2 (0.40%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.40%) Military
9 1 (0.20%) Advertising
9 1 (0.20%) Publishing
9 1 (0.20%) Legal
9 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 94 (18.61%) Developer
2 88 (17.43%) Analyst
3 60 (11.88%) Support Analyst
4 54 (10.69%) Support Engineer
5 52 (10.30%) Software Engineer
6 49 (9.70%) IT Support
7 37 (7.33%) Senior Developer
8 36 (7.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 27 (5.35%) 2nd Line Support
9 27 (5.35%) Administrator
9 27 (5.35%) Systems Engineer
10 26 (5.15%) C# Developer
11 23 (4.55%) Applications Support
12 22 (4.36%) Technical Support
12 22 (4.36%) Team Leader
13 21 (4.16%) Systems Administrator
13 21 (4.16%) Architect
14 19 (3.76%) Security Analyst
14 19 (3.76%) Cyber Security Analyst
15 18 (3.56%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (17.03%) .NET
2 60 (11.88%) CSS
3 53 (10.50%) HTML
4 52 (10.30%) ASP.NET
5 34 (6.73%) jQuery
6 26 (5.15%) WinForms
7 20 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (3.76%) Web Services
9 18 (3.56%) J2EE
9 18 (3.56%) .NET Framework
9 18 (3.56%) WCF
9 18 (3.56%) AngularJS
10 17 (3.37%) Spring
10 17 (3.37%) Hibernate
11 16 (3.17%) WPF
11 16 (3.17%) Ajax
11 16 (3.17%) GWT
12 15 (2.97%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (2.77%) Grails
13 14 (2.77%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 61 (12.08%) Computer Science
2 38 (7.52%) Data Centre
3 29 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (5.54%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (4.16%) Algorithms
6 14 (2.77%) User Experience
7 13 (2.57%) Video Conferencing
7 13 (2.57%) Web 2.0
7 13 (2.57%) Statistics
7 13 (2.57%) Management Information System
8 12 (2.38%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.98%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.78%) Robotics
10 9 (1.78%) Private Cloud
11 7 (1.39%) Clustering
12 6 (1.19%) Enterprise Cloud
13 5 (0.99%) Life Science
14 4 (0.79%) Public Cloud
15 3 (0.59%) VHDL
15 3 (0.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 164 (32.48%) Linux
2 106 (20.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 98 (19.41%) Windows 7
4 67 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 51 (10.10%) Windows 8
6 49 (9.70%) UNIX
7 36 (7.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 32 (6.34%) Apple iOS
9 20 (3.96%) Android
9 20 (3.96%) Windows XP
10 19 (3.76%) VxWorks
10 19 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (1.78%) CentOS
12 8 (1.58%) Windows Phone
13 6 (1.19%) Mac OS
13 6 (1.19%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (1.19%) NetWare
13 6 (1.19%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.79%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (13.66%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (13.47%) ITIL
3 59 (11.68%) OO
4 49 (9.70%) MVC
5 45 (8.91%) Software Engineering
6 40 (7.92%) TDD
7 38 (7.52%) SDLC
8 34 (6.73%) Mentoring
9 31 (6.14%) Open Source
10 28 (5.54%) OOD
11 26 (5.15%) Project Management
11 26 (5.15%) UML
12 25 (4.95%) Cyber Security
13 24 (4.75%) Scrum
14 23 (4.55%) Service Delivery
14 23 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
15 20 (3.96%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (3.96%) DevOps
16 19 (3.76%) Root Cause Analysis
16 19 (3.76%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 132 (26.14%) SQL
2 102 (20.20%) C#
3 86 (17.03%) Java
4 80 (15.84%) JavaScript
5 76 (15.05%) Python
6 65 (12.87%) C++
7 40 (7.92%) PHP
8 39 (7.72%) PowerShell
9 34 (6.73%) C
10 17 (3.37%) Ruby
11 15 (2.97%) Perl
12 14 (2.77%) Objective-C
12 14 (2.77%) Scala
13 13 (2.57%) VB
13 13 (2.57%) T-SQL
14 12 (2.38%) MATLAB
15 10 (1.98%) VB6
16 5 (0.99%) C++/CLI
17 4 (0.79%) Groovy
18 3 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 67 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (12.48%) Degree
3 48 (9.50%) Cisco Certification
4 46 (9.11%) Security Cleared
4 46 (9.11%) CCNA
5 45 (8.91%) MCITP
6 22 (4.36%) DV Cleared
7 21 (4.16%) SC Cleared
8 16 (3.17%) MCSE
8 16 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (2.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 10 (1.98%) MCSA
11 7 (1.39%) CCNP
12 6 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.59%) CCIE
14 2 (0.40%) MCTS
14 2 (0.40%) MCP
14 2 (0.40%) PMP
15 1 (0.20%) Network+ Certification
15 1 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.17%) SLA
2 9 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.40%) QA
4 1 (0.20%) DICOM
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 154 (30.50%) Active Directory
2 106 (20.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (9.31%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.77%) vSphere
5 13 (2.57%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.19%) Terminal Services
6 6 (1.19%) BitLocker
7 4 (0.79%) KVM
8 3 (0.59%) XenServer
8 3 (0.59%) Firmware
8 3 (0.59%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.20%) XenApp
9 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.20%) Docker
9 1 (0.20%) LXC
Systems Management
1 20 (3.96%) Nessus
2 19 (3.76%) Nmap
3 15 (2.97%) SCCM
4 12 (2.38%) Nagios
5 11 (2.18%) SCVMM
6 10 (1.98%) Puppet
7 9 (1.78%) Windows Intune
7 9 (1.78%) SCOM
7 9 (1.78%) WSUS
7 9 (1.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 7 (1.39%) SCDPM
8 7 (1.39%) Backup Exec
9 6 (1.19%) SCSM
10 5 (0.99%) Icinga
11 4 (0.79%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.59%) Rundeck
13 2 (0.40%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
13 2 (0.40%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 179 (35.45%) Microsoft
2 141 (27.92%) VMware
3 34 (6.73%) Cisco
3 34 (6.73%) Citrix
4 20 (3.96%) Oracle
4 20 (3.96%) Google
5 17 (3.37%) IBM
5 17 (3.37%) Juniper
6 16 (3.17%) HP
6 16 (3.17%) Red Hat
7 15 (2.97%) CommVault
8 14 (2.77%) Veeam
9 11 (2.18%) CheckPoint
10 10 (1.98%) Sophos
11 8 (1.58%) SAP
12 7 (1.39%) PeopleSoft
12 7 (1.39%) NetApp
12 7 (1.39%) Sony
12 7 (1.39%) Fujitsu
13 6 (1.19%) Perforce
Oxfordshire
SunGard
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £48,000 + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £37000 per annum + On Application
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Circa £50k +Substantial Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
GO Partnership Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified highly competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits & Working Environment
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + (inc on-call) + 5% bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 9 days ago