The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2998 3913 4425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 18.57% 17.99% 19.93%
As % of the Vendors category 38.92% 36.11% 38.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2535 3362 3633
Median salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Microsoft
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
7702 10835 11431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 47.72% 49.81% 51.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6194 8905 8837
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Microsoft
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the South East region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in the South East

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in the South East

Microsoft
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -1 666 £42,500 - 59
Berkshire +2 664 £42,500 -5.55% 74
Hampshire +5 637 £40,000 - 90
Buckinghamshire -3 280 £42,500 +21.42% 22
Oxfordshire -4 212 £37,500 -6.25% 39
West Sussex 0 190 £40,000 +5.26% 13
Kent +3 166 £42,500 +10.38% 11
East Sussex +6 143 £40,000 +23.07% 16
Middlesex +8 12 £66,250 +61.58% 6
M4 Corridor +8 4 £26,000 -
Home Counties -7 2 £50,000 -28.57%
Sussex 0 1 £57,500 +58.62%
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 2323 (37.67%) Windows
2 2312 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 2132 (34.58%) SQL Server
4 1881 (30.51%) .NET
5 1745 (28.30%) C#
6 1733 (28.11%) SQL
7 1383 (22.43%) Active Directory
8 1368 (22.19%) Agile Software Development
9 1181 (19.15%) VMware
10 1079 (17.50%) ASP.NET
11 992 (16.09%) Windows Server
12 988 (16.02%) Finance
13 917 (14.87%) Degree
14 897 (14.55%) JavaScript
15 889 (14.42%) MVC
16 851 (13.80%) MS Office
17 823 (13.35%) HTML
18 821 (13.31%) VMware Infrastructure
19 790 (12.81%) Microsoft Azure
20 768 (12.46%) ITIL
21 743 (12.05%) CSS
22 734 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
23 729 (11.82%) Cisco
24 714 (11.58%) MS Exchange
25 645 (10.46%) Web Services
26 593 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
27 582 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
28 577 (9.36%) Linux
29 575 (9.33%) Hyper-V
30 570 (9.24%) Office 365

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 714 (11.58%) MS Exchange
2 445 (7.22%) SharePoint
3 382 (6.20%) IIS
4 244 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 178 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 138 (2.24%) Skype for Business
7 135 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
8 87 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
9 79 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
10 65 (1.05%) CMS
11 53 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
12 52 (0.84%) Apache
13 49 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
14 48 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
15 44 (0.71%) Tomcat
16 41 (0.66%) WebSphere
17 34 (0.55%) NServiceBus
18 27 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 26 (0.42%) Umbraco
20 25 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2312 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 851 (13.80%) MS Office
3 193 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 167 (2.71%) MS Visio
5 137 (2.22%) MS Project
6 18 (0.29%) Photoshop
7 15 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 10 (0.16%) AutoCAD
9 9 (0.15%) InfoPath
10 8 (0.13%) Fireworks
10 8 (0.13%) FrameMaker
10 8 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
11 6 (0.097%) SOLIDWORKS
12 5 (0.081%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.032%) Adobe Illustrator
13 2 (0.032%) InDesign
14 1 (0.016%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.016%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 224 (3.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 101 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
3 64 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
4 38 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
5 21 (0.34%) SAP ERP
6 20 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
7 18 (0.29%) SAP GRC
8 17 (0.28%) TIBCO iProcess
9 16 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
9 16 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 13 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
10 13 (0.21%) SAP CO
10 13 (0.21%) SAP FI
10 13 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
11 12 (0.19%) Infor M3
11 12 (0.19%) Sage X3
12 11 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
13 10 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
13 10 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
14 9 (0.15%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 790 (12.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 570 (9.24%) Office 365
3 330 (5.35%) Amazon AWS
4 170 (2.76%) SaaS
5 131 (2.12%) IaaS
6 120 (1.95%) PaaS
7 107 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
8 26 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
9 18 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
10 17 (0.28%) Google Analytics
11 12 (0.19%) OneDrive
12 7 (0.11%) GitHub
12 7 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (0.097%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.097%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.097%) IBM Cloud
13 6 (0.097%) Yammer
14 5 (0.081%) AdWords
14 5 (0.081%) Mimecast
14 5 (0.081%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 529 (8.58%) Firewall
2 441 (7.15%) DNS
3 400 (6.49%) LAN
4 384 (6.23%) WAN
5 380 (6.16%) SAN
6 375 (6.08%) TCP/IP
7 325 (5.27%) DHCP
8 178 (2.89%) VPN
9 165 (2.68%) Internet
10 162 (2.63%) VoIP
11 157 (2.55%) Wireless
12 104 (1.69%) Network Security
13 87 (1.41%) Skype
14 82 (1.33%) SMTP
15 78 (1.27%) VLAN
16 70 (1.14%) MPLS
17 69 (1.12%) HTTP
18 66 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
19 61 (0.99%) IP Telephony
20 60 (0.97%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2132 (34.58%) SQL Server
2 427 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 357 (5.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 333 (5.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 231 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
6 230 (3.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 206 (3.34%) Relational Database
8 202 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
9 166 (2.69%) MySQL
10 154 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
11 106 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
12 103 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
13 98 (1.59%) Power BI
14 86 (1.39%) NoSQL
15 80 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
16 78 (1.27%) RDBMS
17 76 (1.23%) Oracle Database
18 72 (1.17%) Big Data
19 71 (1.15%) MS Access
20 60 (0.97%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 431 (6.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 385 (6.24%) Visual Studio
3 113 (1.83%) Selenium
4 103 (1.67%) Git (software)
5 101 (1.64%) JIRA
6 75 (1.22%) Subversion
7 67 (1.09%) NUnit
7 67 (1.09%) TeamCity
8 44 (0.71%) Jenkins
9 33 (0.54%) SoapUI
10 32 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
10 32 (0.52%) Rhino Mocks
11 27 (0.44%) JSUnit
12 22 (0.36%) SpecFlow
13 21 (0.34%) MSTest
14 16 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 15 (0.24%) MSBuild
16 14 (0.23%) LoadRunner
17 13 (0.21%) Axure RP
17 13 (0.21%) JMeter
General
1 988 (16.02%) Finance
2 232 (3.76%) Telecoms
3 191 (3.10%) Retail
4 174 (2.82%) Marketing
5 164 (2.66%) Advertising
6 108 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 84 (1.36%) Banking
7 84 (1.36%) Legal
8 55 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
9 49 (0.79%) Back Office
10 41 (0.66%) German Language
11 33 (0.54%) Electronics
12 30 (0.49%) Financial Institution
13 24 (0.39%) French Language
14 22 (0.36%) Dutch Language
15 20 (0.32%) Games
16 19 (0.31%) Local Government
16 19 (0.31%) Spanish Language
17 17 (0.28%) Billing
18 16 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1735 (28.14%) Developer
2 1026 (16.64%) Analyst
3 898 (14.56%) .NET Developer
4 719 (11.66%) C# Developer
5 510 (8.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 510 (8.27%) Support Engineer
6 368 (5.97%) Support Analyst
7 340 (5.51%) Consultant
8 317 (5.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 306 (4.96%) Senior Developer
10 292 (4.74%) IT Support
11 289 (4.69%) ASP.NET Developer
12 264 (4.28%) Architect
13 245 (3.97%) Software Developer
14 241 (3.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 234 (3.80%) SQL Developer
16 228 (3.70%) Administrator
17 207 (3.36%) Service Analyst
17 207 (3.36%) Technical Support
18 206 (3.34%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1881 (30.51%) .NET
2 1079 (17.50%) ASP.NET
3 823 (13.35%) HTML
4 743 (12.05%) CSS
5 645 (10.46%) Web Services
6 566 (9.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 474 (7.69%) jQuery
8 458 (7.43%) .NET Framework
9 365 (5.92%) WCF
10 354 (5.74%) AngularJS
11 352 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
12 351 (5.69%) XML
13 254 (4.12%) HTML5
14 241 (3.91%) Entity Framework
15 175 (2.84%) REST
16 154 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 148 (2.40%) KnockoutJS
18 147 (2.38%) WPF
19 139 (2.25%) LINQ
20 134 (2.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 582 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
2 378 (6.13%) Computer Science
3 285 (4.62%) Data Centre
4 172 (2.79%) Management Information System
5 167 (2.71%) Clustering
6 142 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
7 136 (2.21%) Driving Licence
8 129 (2.09%) User Experience
9 112 (1.82%) Mathematics
10 86 (1.39%) Mobile App
11 83 (1.35%) Statistics
12 64 (1.04%) Blog
13 62 (1.01%) Private Cloud
14 56 (0.91%) Replication
15 53 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
16 52 (0.84%) iPad
16 52 (0.84%) Virtual Team
17 50 (0.81%) Blackberry
18 47 (0.76%) Tandem
19 44 (0.71%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2323 (37.67%) Windows
2 992 (16.09%) Windows Server
3 593 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 577 (9.36%) Linux
5 568 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 495 (8.03%) Windows 7
7 290 (4.70%) Windows 8
8 226 (3.67%) Windows 10
9 217 (3.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 190 (3.08%) Unix
11 169 (2.74%) Windows XP
12 116 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 110 (1.78%) Mac OS X
14 78 (1.27%) Apple iOS
15 62 (1.01%) Android
15 62 (1.01%) Solaris
16 60 (0.97%) CentOS
17 38 (0.62%) Windows Vista
18 20 (0.32%) Ubuntu
19 19 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1368 (22.19%) Agile Software Development
2 889 (14.42%) MVC
3 768 (12.46%) ITIL
4 503 (8.16%) TDD
5 463 (7.51%) CRM
6 411 (6.67%) Project Management
7 402 (6.52%) Scrum
8 355 (5.76%) Business Intelligence
9 301 (4.88%) Mentoring
9 301 (4.88%) SDLC
10 294 (4.77%) Web Development
11 292 (4.74%) Software Engineering
12 264 (4.28%) OO
13 232 (3.76%) ERP
14 229 (3.71%) Service Delivery
15 204 (3.31%) Performance Tuning
15 204 (3.31%) Presales
16 200 (3.24%) Continuous Improvement
17 199 (3.23%) PRINCE2
18 198 (3.21%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1745 (28.30%) C#
2 1733 (28.11%) SQL
3 897 (14.55%) JavaScript
4 465 (7.54%) T-SQL
5 444 (7.20%) PowerShell
6 211 (3.42%) Java
7 195 (3.16%) Python
8 187 (3.03%) VB.NET
9 181 (2.94%) C++
10 152 (2.47%) C
11 78 (1.27%) PHP
12 76 (1.23%) Bash Shell
12 76 (1.23%) PL/SQL
13 74 (1.20%) VB
14 61 (0.99%) Perl
14 61 (0.99%) Ruby
15 59 (0.96%) VBScript
16 42 (0.68%) TypeScript
17 31 (0.50%) X++
18 29 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 917 (14.87%) Degree
2 734 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 355 (5.76%) MCSE
4 306 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
5 302 (4.90%) Security Cleared
6 267 (4.33%) CCNA
7 243 (3.94%) MCSA
8 211 (3.42%) SC Cleared
9 200 (3.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 158 (2.56%) MCP
11 154 (2.50%) MCITP
12 141 (2.29%) ISEB
13 97 (1.57%) ISTQB
14 92 (1.49%) CISSP
15 83 (1.35%) CCNP
16 81 (1.31%) MCTS
17 77 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
18 64 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 52 (0.84%) A+ Certification
19 52 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 369 (5.98%) SLA
2 205 (3.32%) QA
3 53 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 50 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 25 (0.41%) ISO 9001
6 23 (0.37%) Data Quality
7 21 (0.34%) GAMP
8 10 (0.16%) COBIT
9 8 (0.13%) ISO27002
9 8 (0.13%) PMBOK
10 7 (0.11%) ISO22301
11 6 (0.097%) WAI
11 6 (0.097%) WCAG
12 5 (0.081%) HL7
12 5 (0.081%) P3O
13 4 (0.065%) ISO 14001
13 4 (0.065%) ISO 9000
13 4 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 3 (0.049%) Government Security Classifications
14 3 (0.049%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1383 (22.43%) Active Directory
2 821 (13.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 575 (9.33%) Hyper-V
4 230 (3.73%) vSphere
5 173 (2.81%) XenApp
6 102 (1.65%) VMware ESX
7 100 (1.62%) Virtual Servers
8 80 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
9 77 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
10 72 (1.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 52 (0.84%) Terminal Services
12 47 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
12 47 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
13 46 (0.75%) vCloud
14 44 (0.71%) Docker
15 43 (0.70%) Firmware
16 40 (0.65%) XenDesktop
17 38 (0.62%) ISA Server
18 35 (0.57%) IMail Server
19 34 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 235 (3.81%) SCCM
2 126 (2.04%) SCOM
3 92 (1.49%) Puppet
4 69 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
5 65 (1.05%) Backup Exec
6 62 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
7 58 (0.94%) WSUS
8 32 (0.52%) Ansible
8 32 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
9 30 (0.49%) SCSM
10 26 (0.42%) NetBackup
11 25 (0.41%) AirWatch
12 23 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
12 23 (0.37%) SCVMM
13 21 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 20 (0.32%) Nagios
15 18 (0.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 18 (0.29%) Kibana
15 18 (0.29%) Tivoli
16 17 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1181 (19.15%) VMware
2 729 (11.82%) Cisco
3 453 (7.35%) Citrix
4 431 (6.99%) Oracle
5 365 (5.92%) HP
6 163 (2.64%) SAP
7 150 (2.43%) IBM
8 134 (2.17%) NetApp
9 130 (2.11%) Dell
9 130 (2.11%) Red Hat
10 106 (1.72%) Apple
11 99 (1.61%) Symantec
12 85 (1.38%) CheckPoint
13 82 (1.33%) Juniper
13 82 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
14 76 (1.23%) SolarWinds
15 75 (1.22%) Sophos
16 71 (1.15%) EMC
17 64 (1.04%) Mitel
18 58 (0.94%) Google
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Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Depending upon Experience
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Eastleigh, Hampshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car, bonus, healthcare
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £55000 per annum
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Company pool car
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Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 70k plus benefits
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Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £21k + benefits
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Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + plus bonus plus benefits
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Interact Consulting
Salary: 45-50k
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Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Reading, Berkshire
Etech Partners
Salary: To £50K + Outstanding Bens
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Chichester, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + DOE + Benefits
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Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Berkshire
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Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + + Benefits
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus and on-call
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Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30 000 - £45 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 2 days remote work
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