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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 204 295 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.39% 18.05% 18.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.77% 62.24% 65.67%
Number of salaries quoted 180 261 281
Average salary £29,500 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.90% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,225 £21,500 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £46,361 £50,000 £60,000
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
325 474 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 21.33% 29.01% 28.65%
Number of salaries quoted 283 413 424
Average salary £30,750 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 18 September 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 18 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 -8 93 £26,750 -33.12% 17
Abingdon +2 35 £33,000 +29.41% 8
Wallingford - 13 £30,000 -
Banbury +3 12 £30,000 +5.26% 1
Henley-on-Thames +2 9 £23,500 -10.47%
Bicester +2 8 £27,500 -28.57% 1
Witney +7 5 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Kidlington -9 2 £38,500 +6.94%
Burford - 2 £44,261 -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 157 (34.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 154 (33.70%) Microsoft
3 143 (31.29%) MS Excel
4 141 (30.85%) Active Directory
5 137 (29.98%) VMware
6 125 (27.35%) SQL Server
7 106 (23.19%) DNS
8 104 (22.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 100 (21.88%) SQL
9 100 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
10 96 (21.01%) .NET
11 91 (19.91%) Citrix
12 88 (19.26%) Microsoft Certification
13 86 (18.82%) SAN
14 84 (18.38%) MCSE
15 83 (18.16%) Linux
16 74 (16.19%) MS Office
17 73 (15.97%) C#
17 73 (15.97%) Microsoft Azure
18 69 (15.10%) DHCP
19 67 (14.66%) Apple
19 67 (14.66%) Wireless
20 65 (14.22%) ASP.NET
21 64 (14.00%) HP
22 62 (13.57%) EMC
23 61 (13.35%) Symantec
23 61 (13.35%) Windows 7
24 59 (12.91%) MCITP
25 58 (12.69%) MCTS
25 58 (12.69%) Agile Software Development

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 57 (12.47%) MS Exchange
2 44 (9.63%) IIS
3 31 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (5.03%) Tomcat
5 18 (3.94%) SharePoint
6 15 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (3.06%) Apache
7 14 (3.06%) Lync
8 13 (2.84%) IBM Notes
9 12 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (1.97%) CMS
11 6 (1.31%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (1.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.09%) Lotus Domino
13 4 (0.88%) Confluence
14 3 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.66%) Drupal
15 2 (0.44%) nginx
15 2 (0.44%) Moodle
15 2 (0.44%) SAS
Applications
1 143 (31.29%) MS Excel
2 74 (16.19%) MS Office
3 14 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.31%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.09%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.63%) Retail-J
2 2 (0.44%) Sage 1000
2 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 73 (15.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (4.38%) Office 365
4 12 (2.63%) Heroku
5 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 106 (23.19%) DNS
2 86 (18.82%) SAN
3 69 (15.10%) DHCP
4 67 (14.66%) Wireless
5 44 (9.63%) Firewall
6 38 (8.32%) TCP/IP
7 35 (7.66%) HTTP
8 32 (7.00%) Internet
9 26 (5.69%) WAN
10 21 (4.60%) LAN
11 14 (3.06%) VPN
12 12 (2.63%) iSCSI
12 12 (2.63%) SMTP
13 10 (2.19%) IPv4
13 10 (2.19%) SSL
14 9 (1.97%) GPRS
14 9 (1.97%) Ethernet
15 8 (1.75%) SNMP
16 7 (1.53%) Network Security
16 7 (1.53%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (27.35%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.16%) MySQL
3 15 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.31%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.09%) Big Data
8 5 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.22%) UniData
Development Applications
1 23 (5.03%) Git (software)
2 17 (3.72%) Subversion
3 13 (2.84%) JIRA
4 10 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (2.19%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.97%) Ant
6 8 (1.75%) Rhino Mocks
6 8 (1.75%) Moq
6 8 (1.75%) NUnit
6 8 (1.75%) MSTest
7 6 (1.31%) Mercurial
7 6 (1.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (1.09%) Gerrit
8 5 (1.09%) InstallShield
8 5 (1.09%) Maven
9 4 (0.88%) Selenium
9 4 (0.88%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.44%) PEAR
10 2 (0.44%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.44%) Trac
General
1 21 (4.60%) Retail
2 18 (3.94%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.63%) Games
3 12 (2.63%) Finance
4 9 (1.97%) Electronics
5 5 (1.09%) Publishing
6 4 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.66%) Advertising
8 2 (0.44%) Banking
8 2 (0.44%) Automotive
8 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.22%) Legal
9 1 (0.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 103 (22.54%) Analyst
1 103 (22.54%) Support Engineer
2 78 (17.07%) Developer
3 70 (15.32%) Support Analyst
4 63 (13.79%) IT Support
5 47 (10.28%) 2nd Line Support
6 46 (10.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 45 (9.85%) .NET Developer
8 32 (7.00%) Software Developer
9 27 (5.91%) Software Engineer
9 27 (5.91%) Administrator
10 26 (5.69%) 1st Line Support
10 26 (5.69%) IT Support Analyst
11 25 (5.47%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 23 (5.03%) Systems Administrator
13 22 (4.81%) Service Desk Analyst
13 22 (4.81%) Service Analyst
14 21 (4.60%) Junior
14 21 (4.60%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 20 (4.38%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (21.01%) .NET
2 65 (14.22%) ASP.NET
3 41 (8.97%) HTML
4 29 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (6.35%) .NET Framework
5 28 (6.13%) Web Services
6 26 (5.69%) WCF
7 23 (5.03%) CSS
8 21 (4.60%) WPF
9 14 (3.06%) JSON
10 12 (2.63%) XML
10 12 (2.63%) REST
11 9 (1.97%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (1.97%) WinForms
12 8 (1.75%) Spring.NET
12 8 (1.75%) jQuery
12 8 (1.75%) Unity DI Container
12 8 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 8 (1.75%) Razor View Engine
12 8 (1.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.53%) Computer Science
2 29 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.28%) Open Source
4 12 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.19%) Mathematics
5 10 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (1.97%) EqualLogic
7 8 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
7 8 (1.75%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.31%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.09%) Clustering
9 5 (1.09%) Physics
9 5 (1.09%) Telematics
10 4 (0.88%) Wiki
10 4 (0.88%) Biotechnology
10 4 (0.88%) Fat Client
10 4 (0.88%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.66%) User Experience
11 3 (0.66%) PDA
12 2 (0.44%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 157 (34.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 104 (22.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 83 (18.16%) Linux
4 61 (13.35%) Windows 7
5 42 (9.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (8.53%) Windows 8
7 26 (5.69%) Windows XP
8 25 (5.47%) UNIX
9 14 (3.06%) Debian
10 13 (2.84%) Ubuntu
11 12 (2.63%) Android
12 11 (2.41%) Windows Vista
13 8 (1.75%) Mac OS X
13 8 (1.75%) Fedora
13 8 (1.75%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.66%) Windows CE
15 3 (0.66%) Solaris
15 3 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (12.69%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (12.47%) Mentoring
3 50 (10.94%) Software Engineering
4 40 (8.75%) OO
5 38 (8.32%) ITIL
6 37 (8.10%) MVC
7 26 (5.69%) Service Delivery
8 21 (4.60%) E-Commerce
9 19 (4.16%) Problem Management
9 19 (4.16%) Incident Management
10 18 (3.94%) TDD
11 17 (3.72%) Project Management
12 16 (3.50%) Performance Tuning
13 14 (3.06%) Workflow
14 13 (2.84%) Scrum
14 13 (2.84%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (2.41%) OOP
15 11 (2.41%) Time Management
16 10 (2.19%) Reverse Engineering
16 10 (2.19%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 100 (21.88%) SQL
2 73 (15.97%) C#
3 47 (10.28%) C++
4 44 (9.63%) C
5 42 (9.19%) JavaScript
6 40 (8.75%) Java
7 34 (7.44%) Perl
8 33 (7.22%) Python
9 16 (3.50%) PHP
9 16 (3.50%) VB.NET
10 12 (2.63%) PowerShell
10 12 (2.63%) T-SQL
11 10 (2.19%) Ruby
12 8 (1.75%) Apex Code
13 7 (1.53%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.31%) VBScript
15 5 (1.09%) Embedded C
16 3 (0.66%) Visual J++
16 3 (0.66%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.44%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 88 (19.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 84 (18.38%) MCSE
3 59 (12.91%) MCITP
4 58 (12.69%) MCTS
5 56 (12.25%) Degree
6 51 (11.16%) MCSA
7 29 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (6.35%) CCNA
8 22 (4.81%) MCP
9 13 (2.84%) Security Cleared
10 8 (1.75%) CCNP
11 7 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.53%) ISEB
11 7 (1.53%) MCT
11 7 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.31%) DV Cleared
13 5 (1.09%) VCAP
13 5 (1.09%) NCDA
13 5 (1.09%) NCIE
13 5 (1.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.13%) QA
2 22 (4.81%) SLA
3 5 (1.09%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.22%) JSP 440
System Software
1 141 (30.85%) Active Directory
2 100 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (10.50%) Hyper-V
4 16 (3.50%) XenApp
5 12 (2.63%) XenDesktop
6 10 (2.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 10 (2.19%) vSphere
7 8 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (1.53%) XenServer
9 6 (1.31%) Terminal Server
9 6 (1.31%) VMware ESX
10 5 (1.09%) NFS
10 5 (1.09%) DFS Replication
10 5 (1.09%) Postfix
10 5 (1.09%) Sendmail
11 3 (0.66%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.66%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.44%) Xen
12 2 (0.44%) Kamailio
12 2 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 47 (10.28%) Backup Exec
2 39 (8.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 13 (2.84%) SCCM
4 8 (1.75%) SCVMM
5 6 (1.31%) SCOM
5 6 (1.31%) WSUS
6 5 (1.09%) Puppet
6 5 (1.09%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.66%) SCDPM
7 3 (0.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.44%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.44%) Nagios
9 1 (0.22%) Nessus
Vendors
1 154 (33.70%) Microsoft
2 137 (29.98%) VMware
3 91 (19.91%) Citrix
4 67 (14.66%) Apple
5 64 (14.00%) HP
6 62 (13.57%) EMC
7 61 (13.35%) Symantec
8 57 (12.47%) Veeam
9 50 (10.94%) Juniper
9 50 (10.94%) Meru Networks
10 40 (8.75%) Cisco
11 14 (3.06%) IBM
12 12 (2.63%) JDA
13 11 (2.41%) NetApp
13 11 (2.41%) Dell
14 10 (2.19%) Coverity
14 10 (2.19%) Fortinet
14 10 (2.19%) Sage
15 9 (1.97%) Wind River
16 8 (1.75%) Avaya
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + on call allowance
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £37000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £35k - £45k per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Medical & Life
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + on call allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Owen Jenkins IT
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 24k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £60000 per annum - share options
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
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £37,600 per annum including on-call + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, 22 days holiday, On-
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £22000.00 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago