The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bicester 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 25 June 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.

Microsoft
Oxfordshire / Bicester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bicester - - 17.86%
As % of the Vendors category - - 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Median salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 Bicester.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bicester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 0 1 21
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bicester - 9.09% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 16
Median salary - £57,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +35.29%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Bicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bicester 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 Bicester

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Bicester

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Bicester

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Bicester region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) SCCM
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (50.00%) Office 365
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
4 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (25.00%) VoIP
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) FMCG
5 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 1 (12.50%) Wireless
6 1 (12.50%) Clustering
6 1 (12.50%) Thin Client

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bicester 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) IaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Mimecast
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
2 1 (12.50%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) IT Support
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Support
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) IT Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) FMCG
3 1 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) EMC VNX
3 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
3 1 (12.50%) PMI
3 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
3 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Change Management
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Information Management
2 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) Forcepoint
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) WatchGuard
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