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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 270 226 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 19.48% 14.39% 20.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.06% 54.85% 67.45%
Number of salaries quoted 236 192 353
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -17.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +1.38%
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
415 412 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.94% 26.24% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 337 309 512
Average salary £41,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +9 149 £43,000 +22.85% 15
Abingdon +12 35 £45,000 +63.63% 6
Banbury +1 19 £47,500 +62.39% 2
Wallingford -7 10 £24,000 -4.00%
Bicester +9 9 £52,500 +75.00%
Henley-on-Thames +5 6 £25,500 -32.00% 1
Wantage 0 2 £49,500 +120.00%
Witney +10 1 £19,000 -15.55% 2
Thame -2 1 £35,000 +12.90%
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 164 (31.42%) Microsoft
2 163 (31.23%) VMware
3 156 (29.89%) Linux
4 126 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 123 (23.56%) Active Directory
6 109 (20.88%) SQL
7 103 (19.73%) MS Excel
8 100 (19.16%) SQL Server
9 98 (18.77%) .NET
9 98 (18.77%) Cisco
10 90 (17.24%) Java
11 84 (16.09%) C#
12 78 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
12 78 (14.94%) Windows 7
12 78 (14.94%) Windows Server 2012
13 74 (14.18%) Python
14 73 (13.98%) SAN
15 67 (12.84%) ASP.NET
16 64 (12.26%) JavaScript
17 61 (11.69%) ITIL
18 57 (10.92%) DNS
19 56 (10.73%) MS Exchange
19 56 (10.73%) MS Office
19 56 (10.73%) Firewall
19 56 (10.73%) Degree
20 50 (9.58%) Hyper-V
20 50 (9.58%) OO
21 49 (9.39%) CSS
21 49 (9.39%) Computer Science
22 48 (9.20%) C++

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 56 (10.73%) MS Exchange
2 32 (6.13%) SharePoint
3 29 (5.56%) IIS
4 28 (5.36%) Node.js
5 27 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (3.83%) Apache
6 20 (3.83%) Tomcat
7 18 (3.45%) Lync
8 17 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (1.53%) JBoss
11 6 (1.15%) IBM Notes
11 6 (1.15%) Lotus Domino
12 5 (0.96%) WordPress
13 2 (0.38%) Oracle UPK
14 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.19%) MS Project Server
14 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 103 (19.73%) MS Excel
2 56 (10.73%) MS Office
3 7 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) MS Project
5 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.30%) Retail-J
2 5 (0.96%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.77%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.38%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (0.38%) BPCS
4 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (4.02%) SaaS
3 9 (1.72%) Office 365
4 8 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.77%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.19%) IaaS
7 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (13.98%) SAN
2 57 (10.92%) DNS
3 56 (10.73%) Firewall
4 40 (7.66%) WAN
5 31 (5.94%) Internet
6 27 (5.17%) Wireless
6 27 (5.17%) DHCP
7 25 (4.79%) SMTP
8 17 (3.26%) LAN
8 17 (3.26%) TCP/IP
8 17 (3.26%) Network Security
9 15 (2.87%) HTTP
10 14 (2.68%) VPN
11 13 (2.49%) VoIP
12 12 (2.30%) SSL
12 12 (2.30%) VLAN
13 11 (2.11%) IPv4
13 11 (2.11%) Intranet
13 11 (2.11%) MPLS
13 11 (2.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (19.16%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.79%) NoSQL
3 19 (3.64%) Relational Database
4 18 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (2.49%) CouchDB
6 13 (2.49%) MongoDB
7 12 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.34%) Big Data
9 7 (1.34%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.77%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (0.77%) Oracle OWB
10 4 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.38%) MySQL
11 2 (0.38%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 23 (4.41%) Subversion
1 23 (4.41%) Git (software)
2 16 (3.07%) Visual Studio
3 15 (2.87%) NUnit
3 15 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (1.72%) Eclipse
5 8 (1.53%) Maven
6 4 (0.77%) MSTest
7 3 (0.57%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (0.57%) Moq
7 3 (0.57%) JIRA
7 3 (0.57%) Ant
8 2 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.38%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.19%) Wise Package Studio
9 1 (0.19%) MSI
9 1 (0.19%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.19%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.19%) NetBeans
General
1 33 (6.32%) Retail
2 26 (4.98%) Finance
3 11 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 11 (2.11%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.53%) Manufacturing
4 8 (1.53%) Advertising
5 5 (0.96%) Electronics
5 5 (0.96%) German Language
6 4 (0.77%) Marketing
6 4 (0.77%) Games
6 4 (0.77%) French Language
7 3 (0.57%) Military
7 3 (0.57%) Mandarin Language
7 3 (0.57%) Avionics
8 2 (0.38%) Billing
8 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.38%) Back Office
8 2 (0.38%) Publishing
9 1 (0.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 102 (19.54%) Developer
2 77 (14.75%) Support Engineer
3 66 (12.64%) Analyst
4 58 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 50 (9.58%) Administrator
6 44 (8.43%) .NET Developer
7 42 (8.05%) IT Support
8 41 (7.85%) Systems Administrator
9 40 (7.66%) Architect
10 38 (7.28%) C# Developer
11 34 (6.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 32 (6.13%) Software Engineer
13 27 (5.17%) ASP.NET Developer
14 26 (4.98%) Systems Engineer
14 26 (4.98%) C# .NET Developer
15 25 (4.79%) Solutions Architect
15 25 (4.79%) Junior
16 24 (4.60%) Applications Support
17 22 (4.21%) Software Developer
18 21 (4.02%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (18.77%) .NET
2 67 (12.84%) ASP.NET
3 49 (9.39%) CSS
4 39 (7.47%) HTML
5 37 (7.09%) jQuery
6 30 (5.75%) LAMP
7 26 (4.98%) XML
8 25 (4.79%) Ajax
9 17 (3.26%) Spring
10 16 (3.07%) Middleware
11 15 (2.87%) Web Services
11 15 (2.87%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (2.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 14 (2.68%) Razor View Engine
12 14 (2.68%) AngularJS
13 12 (2.30%) LINQ
14 11 (2.11%) .NET Framework
14 11 (2.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 10 (1.92%) Hibernate
16 9 (1.72%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.39%) Computer Science
2 46 (8.81%) Open Source
3 35 (6.70%) Enterprise Software
3 35 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.07%) Blackberry
5 13 (2.49%) Web 2.0
5 13 (2.49%) iPhone
6 12 (2.30%) Mathematics
6 12 (2.30%) Physics
7 10 (1.92%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.72%) EqualLogic
9 8 (1.53%) Clustering
10 7 (1.34%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.15%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.15%) PMI
12 5 (0.96%) EPoS
12 5 (0.96%) GIS
12 5 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (0.77%) User Experience
13 4 (0.77%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 156 (29.89%) Linux
2 126 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 78 (14.94%) Windows 7
3 78 (14.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (8.43%) UNIX
5 42 (8.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (5.94%) Windows 8
7 30 (5.75%) Android
8 25 (4.79%) CentOS
9 23 (4.41%) Windows XP
10 21 (4.02%) Ubuntu
10 21 (4.02%) Apple iOS
11 16 (3.07%) Debian
12 14 (2.68%) Solaris
12 14 (2.68%) Windows Phone
13 12 (2.30%) Windows Vista
14 11 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (1.92%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.96%) Fedora
17 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (11.69%) ITIL
2 50 (9.58%) OO
3 46 (8.81%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (8.62%) Software Engineering
5 43 (8.24%) MVC
6 35 (6.70%) Technical Architecture
7 33 (6.32%) Project Management
8 25 (4.79%) E-Commerce
9 24 (4.60%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
11 21 (4.02%) UML
12 20 (3.83%) Load Balancing
13 19 (3.64%) TDD
14 18 (3.45%) Migration
14 18 (3.45%) PRINCE2
14 18 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (3.45%) Mentoring
14 18 (3.45%) Web Application Development
15 17 (3.26%) Analytics
15 17 (3.26%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (20.88%) SQL
2 90 (17.24%) Java
3 84 (16.09%) C#
4 74 (14.18%) Python
5 64 (12.26%) JavaScript
6 48 (9.20%) C++
7 40 (7.66%) Perl
8 35 (6.70%) Ruby
9 23 (4.41%) PowerShell
10 21 (4.02%) C
11 20 (3.83%) PHP
12 15 (2.87%) Scala
13 14 (2.68%) Objective-C
13 14 (2.68%) T-SQL
14 13 (2.49%) MATLAB
15 8 (1.53%) Bash Shell
15 8 (1.53%) VBScript
16 7 (1.34%) VB
16 7 (1.34%) XQuery
16 7 (1.34%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 56 (10.73%) Degree
2 45 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (7.66%) CCNA
4 30 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (5.36%) MCP
6 20 (3.83%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (3.26%) CCNP
7 17 (3.26%) MCSE
8 11 (2.11%) PhD
9 10 (1.92%) MCITP
10 9 (1.72%) Security Cleared
10 9 (1.72%) VCP4
10 9 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 9 (1.72%) MCTS
10 9 (1.72%) CCIE
10 9 (1.72%) MCSA
11 6 (1.15%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.77%) JNCIA
12 4 (0.77%) MCT
12 4 (0.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (3.64%) SLA
3 4 (0.77%) QA
3 4 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 123 (23.56%) Active Directory
2 78 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (9.58%) Hyper-V
4 17 (3.26%) vSphere
5 11 (2.11%) Firmware
6 7 (1.34%) Terminal Server
6 7 (1.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (0.77%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.57%) XenApp
8 3 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.38%) XenServer
9 2 (0.38%) NFS
9 2 (0.38%) Postfix
9 2 (0.38%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.38%) KVM
10 1 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.19%) Xen
10 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (3.26%) Puppet
2 10 (1.92%) SCCM
2 10 (1.92%) Backup Exec
3 9 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (0.96%) Icinga
4 5 (0.96%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (0.96%) Legato
4 5 (0.96%) Nagios
5 4 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.77%) Cacti
5 4 (0.77%) Zenoss
6 3 (0.57%) SCOM
6 3 (0.57%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.57%) WSUS
7 2 (0.38%) Nessus
7 2 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.38%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.19%) Ansible
8 1 (0.19%) DameWare
Vendors
1 164 (31.42%) Microsoft
2 163 (31.23%) VMware
3 98 (18.77%) Cisco
4 44 (8.43%) Juniper
5 39 (7.47%) Citrix
6 37 (7.09%) Oracle
7 35 (6.70%) HP
8 30 (5.75%) Veeam
9 28 (5.36%) IBM
10 26 (4.98%) Apple
11 20 (3.83%) CommVault
12 18 (3.45%) Dell
12 18 (3.45%) Red Hat
13 17 (3.26%) Google
14 13 (2.49%) Salesforce.com
14 13 (2.49%) Symantec
15 12 (2.30%) Fortinet
16 11 (2.11%) JDA
16 11 (2.11%) NetApp
17 9 (1.72%) Avaya
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Bonus, Life Cover, Pension & Gym
Posted: 20 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum + benefits.
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £32k - £38k per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £25k - £28k per annum + £1k bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Henley-On-Thames
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + BONUS AND BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Annual Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos Plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 per annum + Competitve
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire (OX1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £18 - 24k
Posted: 7 days ago