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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 219 305 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.89% 18.03% 18.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.77% 60.52% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 197 267 298
Average salary £29,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.05% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
328 504 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 22.30% 29.79% 28.09%
Number of salaries quoted 290 432 439
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -4 98 £27,500 -31.25% 11
Abingdon +5 38 £33,000 +43.47% 4
Bicester +6 15 £23,000 -40.25% 1
Wallingford - 13 £30,000 -
Banbury +1 11 £30,000 -20.00%
Henley-on-Thames +1 10 £23,500 -10.47%
Witney +4 5 £29,250 -35.00% 2
Kidlington -7 3 £32,000 -11.11%
Burford - 2 £44,261 -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 163 (34.75%) Microsoft
2 161 (34.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 150 (31.98%) MS Excel
4 147 (31.34%) VMware
5 141 (30.06%) Active Directory
6 122 (26.01%) SQL Server
7 108 (23.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 107 (22.81%) DNS
9 103 (21.96%) VMware Infrastructure
10 102 (21.75%) SQL
11 93 (19.83%) Citrix
12 88 (18.76%) Microsoft Certification
13 87 (18.55%) SAN
13 87 (18.55%) .NET
14 86 (18.34%) Linux
15 84 (17.91%) MCSE
16 79 (16.84%) MS Office
17 76 (16.20%) Microsoft Azure
18 73 (15.57%) Apple
19 72 (15.35%) Wireless
20 71 (15.14%) DHCP
21 70 (14.93%) C#
22 68 (14.50%) HP
23 66 (14.07%) EMC
23 66 (14.07%) Windows 7
24 64 (13.65%) ASP.NET
25 62 (13.22%) MCTS
25 62 (13.22%) MCITP
26 61 (13.01%) Veeam
26 61 (13.01%) Symantec

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 59 (12.58%) MS Exchange
2 46 (9.81%) IIS
3 33 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (5.76%) Tomcat
5 20 (4.26%) SharePoint
6 15 (3.20%) Apache
6 15 (3.20%) Lync
7 14 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (2.77%) IBM Notes
9 12 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (1.92%) CMS
11 6 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (1.07%) Lotus Domino
13 4 (0.85%) Confluence
14 3 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.43%) Moodle
15 2 (0.43%) nginx
15 2 (0.43%) Drupal
16 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 150 (31.98%) MS Excel
2 79 (16.84%) MS Office
3 15 (3.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.28%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.07%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.77%) Retail-J
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.43%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.21%) Magento
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 76 (16.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (3.84%) Office 365
4 12 (2.56%) Heroku
5 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.21%) IaaS
5 1 (0.21%) SaaS
5 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 107 (22.81%) DNS
2 87 (18.55%) SAN
3 72 (15.35%) Wireless
4 71 (15.14%) DHCP
5 45 (9.59%) Firewall
6 39 (8.32%) TCP/IP
7 36 (7.68%) HTTP
8 32 (6.82%) Internet
9 24 (5.12%) WAN
10 19 (4.05%) LAN
11 17 (3.62%) VPN
12 14 (2.99%) SMTP
13 12 (2.56%) IPv4
14 11 (2.35%) iSCSI
14 11 (2.35%) SSL
15 9 (1.92%) GPRS
15 9 (1.92%) Ethernet
16 8 (1.71%) SNMP
17 7 (1.49%) NAS
17 7 (1.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (26.01%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.84%) MySQL
3 15 (3.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (2.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.49%) Big Data
7 6 (1.28%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.21%) UniData
10 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (4.48%) Git (software)
2 18 (3.84%) Subversion
3 10 (2.13%) JIRA
4 8 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.49%) Ant
6 6 (1.28%) Rhino Mocks
6 6 (1.28%) Moq
6 6 (1.28%) MSTest
6 6 (1.28%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.28%) NUnit
6 6 (1.28%) Mercurial
7 5 (1.07%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (0.85%) Selenium
9 2 (0.43%) Gerrit
9 2 (0.43%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.43%) Trac
9 2 (0.43%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.43%) InstallShield
9 2 (0.43%) Maven
General
1 23 (4.90%) Retail
2 18 (3.84%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.35%) Games
4 9 (1.92%) Electronics
4 9 (1.92%) Finance
5 5 (1.07%) Publishing
6 4 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.64%) Advertising
8 2 (0.43%) Automotive
8 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.43%) Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Marketing
9 1 (0.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 115 (24.52%) Analyst
2 109 (23.24%) Support Engineer
3 82 (17.48%) Support Analyst
4 73 (15.57%) Developer
5 62 (13.22%) IT Support
6 48 (10.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 48 (10.23%) 2nd Line Support
7 40 (8.53%) .NET Developer
8 30 (6.40%) Software Developer
9 29 (6.18%) Administrator
9 29 (6.18%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 27 (5.76%) IT Support Analyst
11 26 (5.54%) 1st Line Support
12 25 (5.33%) Systems Administrator
12 25 (5.33%) Software Engineer
13 23 (4.90%) Applications Support
14 22 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 22 (4.69%) Service Analyst
14 22 (4.69%) Technical Support
14 22 (4.69%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (18.55%) .NET
2 64 (13.65%) ASP.NET
3 38 (8.10%) HTML
4 30 (6.40%) Web Services
5 25 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (4.48%) CSS
6 21 (4.48%) WCF
6 21 (4.48%) .NET Framework
7 16 (3.41%) WPF
8 14 (2.99%) JSON
9 12 (2.56%) REST
9 12 (2.56%) XML
10 11 (2.35%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (1.71%) jQuery
12 7 (1.49%) WinForms
12 7 (1.49%) LAMP
12 7 (1.49%) HTML5
13 6 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 6 (1.28%) Razor View Engine
13 6 (1.28%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.25%) Computer Science
2 29 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.99%) Open Source
4 11 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.92%) EqualLogic
5 9 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.71%) Blackberry
6 8 (1.71%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.28%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (1.28%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.07%) Physics
8 5 (1.07%) Telematics
8 5 (1.07%) Clustering
9 4 (0.85%) Wiki
9 4 (0.85%) Biotechnology
10 3 (0.64%) PDA
11 2 (0.43%) iPad
11 2 (0.43%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (0.43%) User Experience
11 2 (0.43%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 161 (34.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 108 (23.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 86 (18.34%) Linux
4 66 (14.07%) Windows 7
5 43 (9.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (8.32%) Windows 8
7 27 (5.76%) Windows XP
8 26 (5.54%) UNIX
9 15 (3.20%) Debian
10 14 (2.99%) Android
11 13 (2.77%) Ubuntu
12 12 (2.56%) Windows Vista
13 9 (1.92%) Fedora
14 8 (1.71%) Apple iOS
14 8 (1.71%) Mac OS X
15 6 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.64%) Solaris
16 3 (0.64%) Windows CE
17 2 (0.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (12.15%) Mentoring
2 52 (11.09%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (10.45%) ITIL
4 44 (9.38%) Software Engineering
5 38 (8.10%) OO
6 33 (7.04%) MVC
7 24 (5.12%) Service Delivery
7 24 (5.12%) E-Commerce
8 22 (4.69%) Problem Management
9 20 (4.26%) Incident Management
10 18 (3.84%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (3.62%) Project Management
12 14 (2.99%) Workflow
13 13 (2.77%) TDD
13 13 (2.77%) Scrum
14 11 (2.35%) Time Management
14 11 (2.35%) Reverse Engineering
14 11 (2.35%) OOP
14 11 (2.35%) Static Code Analysis
14 11 (2.35%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 102 (21.75%) SQL
2 70 (14.93%) C#
3 46 (9.81%) Java
4 42 (8.96%) C++
4 42 (8.96%) C
5 39 (8.32%) JavaScript
6 33 (7.04%) Python
6 33 (7.04%) Perl
7 15 (3.20%) PHP
8 13 (2.77%) T-SQL
8 13 (2.77%) VB.NET
9 11 (2.35%) PowerShell
9 11 (2.35%) Ruby
10 8 (1.71%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.49%) Apex Code
11 7 (1.49%) VBScript
12 5 (1.07%) Embedded C
13 3 (0.64%) Visual J++
13 3 (0.64%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 88 (18.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 84 (17.91%) MCSE
3 62 (13.22%) MCTS
3 62 (13.22%) MCITP
4 55 (11.73%) MCSA
5 52 (11.09%) Degree
6 31 (6.61%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (6.61%) CCNA
7 26 (5.54%) MCP
8 13 (2.77%) Security Cleared
9 11 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.71%) CCNP
11 7 (1.49%) DV Cleared
11 7 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (1.49%) ISEB
11 7 (1.49%) MCT
12 5 (1.07%) SC Cleared
12 5 (1.07%) NCDA
12 5 (1.07%) NCIE
12 5 (1.07%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.33%) QA
2 22 (4.69%) SLA
3 5 (1.07%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 141 (30.06%) Active Directory
2 103 (21.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (11.51%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 9 (1.92%) XenApp
5 9 (1.92%) XenDesktop
6 8 (1.71%) vSphere
7 7 (1.49%) XenServer
7 7 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (1.49%) Terminal Server
8 5 (1.07%) DFS Replication
8 5 (1.07%) Postfix
8 5 (1.07%) Sendmail
8 5 (1.07%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.07%) NFS
9 3 (0.64%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.64%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.43%) Kamailio
10 2 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.43%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 49 (10.45%) Backup Exec
2 38 (8.10%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (2.13%) SCCM
4 8 (1.71%) SCVMM
5 6 (1.28%) SCOM
6 5 (1.07%) WSUS
6 5 (1.07%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.64%) SCDPM
7 3 (0.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.64%) Puppet
8 2 (0.43%) Nagios
8 2 (0.43%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.21%) Nessus
9 1 (0.21%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 163 (34.75%) Microsoft
2 147 (31.34%) VMware
3 93 (19.83%) Citrix
4 73 (15.57%) Apple
5 68 (14.50%) HP
6 66 (14.07%) EMC
7 61 (13.01%) Veeam
7 61 (13.01%) Symantec
8 54 (11.51%) Juniper
8 54 (11.51%) Meru Networks
9 45 (9.59%) Cisco
10 14 (2.99%) IBM
11 13 (2.77%) JDA
12 11 (2.35%) Coverity
12 11 (2.35%) Fortinet
12 11 (2.35%) Dell
12 11 (2.35%) NetApp
12 11 (2.35%) Oracle
13 10 (2.13%) Wind River
14 9 (1.92%) Sage
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + on call allowance
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £37,600 per annum including on-call + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Witney, Oxfordshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: £35k + £2600 on Call Allowance + Amazing benefits packages
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
b2m Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £20k - 24k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £15 to £23 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hudson - London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £500000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxford
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Bicester
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago