The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Abingdon with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Oxfordshire / Abingdon
Rank 5 2 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 21 58 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 18.75% 35.37% 20.54%
As % of the Vendors category 35.59% 52.73% 34.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 36 20
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -30.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £20,250 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Abingdon.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Abingdon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 59 110 67
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Abingdon 52.68% 67.07% 59.82%
Number of salaries quoted 26 58 50
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £57,500 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Abingdon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Abingdon citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Abingdon

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Abingdon.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Abingdon

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Abingdon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Abingdon over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Abingdon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 Abingdon region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 34 (59.65%) Windows
2 23 (40.35%) Active Directory
2 23 (40.35%) Sophos
3 22 (38.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (38.60%) QA
4 20 (35.09%) MS Excel
5 19 (33.33%) Python
6 18 (31.58%) C++
7 15 (26.32%) Software Engineering
7 15 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (24.56%) Windows Server
8 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (22.81%) Veeam
9 13 (22.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (22.81%) Replication
9 13 (22.81%) VMware
9 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (22.81%) HP
9 13 (22.81%) EMC
9 13 (22.81%) SAN
9 13 (22.81%) Terminal Services
9 13 (22.81%) MS Office
9 13 (22.81%) MCSE
9 13 (22.81%) Server Patching
9 13 (22.81%) EMC VNX
9 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (22.81%) vSphere
10 12 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (19.30%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (17.54%) Linux

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon 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 15 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.51%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (35.09%) MS Excel
2 13 (22.81%) MS Office
3 7 (12.28%) MS Project
4 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.26%) Office 365
2 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.81%) SAN
2 7 (12.28%) Broadband
3 5 (8.77%) VPN
4 3 (5.26%) VoIP
5 2 (3.51%) Internet
5 2 (3.51%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (3.51%) Skype
5 2 (3.51%) VLAN
6 1 (1.75%) DHCP
6 1 (1.75%) DNS
6 1 (1.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) GIS
2 1 (1.75%) MS Access
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (1.75%) Finance
1 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.75%) Retail
1 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Support Engineer
2 15 (26.32%) Software Engineer
3 13 (22.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (22.81%) Infrastructure Support
3 13 (22.81%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Project Manager
4 7 (12.28%) QA Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) QA Software Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Technical Manager
4 7 (12.28%) Technical Project Manager
5 5 (8.77%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Desktop Support
5 5 (8.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) IT Support
6 4 (7.02%) Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Software Applications Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Graduate IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) Qt
2 2 (3.51%) .NET
2 2 (3.51%) Velocity
3 1 (1.75%) Web Services
3 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) EMC VNX
1 13 (22.81%) Replication
2 12 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.77%) Biotechnology
4 2 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 34 (59.65%) Windows
2 14 (24.56%) Windows Server
2 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (17.54%) Linux
5 9 (15.79%) Windows 10
6 5 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.51%) Unix
7 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) Software Engineering
2 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.81%) Server Patching
3 11 (19.30%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (15.79%) PRINCE2
5 8 (14.04%) Integration Testing
5 8 (14.04%) ITIL
5 8 (14.04%) Pair Programming
5 8 (14.04%) Regression Testing
6 7 (12.28%) Fuzz Testing
6 7 (12.28%) PRINCE
6 7 (12.28%) System Integration Testing
6 7 (12.28%) Test Automation
7 4 (7.02%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.51%) Change Management
8 2 (3.51%) Coaching
8 2 (3.51%) Data Entry
8 2 (3.51%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.51%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (3.51%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.33%) Python
2 18 (31.58%) C++
3 10 (17.54%) C#
4 9 (15.79%) Java
5 7 (12.28%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.02%) SQL
7 3 (5.26%) C
8 1 (1.75%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.75%) Perl
8 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.75%) VB
8 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (38.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (22.81%) MCSE
2 13 (22.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (12.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (8.77%) Degree
5 2 (3.51%) A+ Certification
5 2 (3.51%) MCP
5 2 (3.51%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.51%) PMP
6 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (38.60%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (40.35%) Active Directory
2 13 (22.81%) Terminal Services
2 13 (22.81%) vSphere
3 3 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.51%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 23 (40.35%) Sophos
2 13 (22.81%) EMC
2 13 (22.81%) HP
2 13 (22.81%) Veeam
2 13 (22.81%) VMware
3 7 (12.28%) Apple
3 7 (12.28%) Cisco
3 7 (12.28%) Juniper
4 5 (8.77%) Avaya
4 5 (8.77%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.51%) Polycom
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
FIS Global
Salary: Competitive + Benefits Package
Posted: 8 days ago