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 28 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.

Microsoft
Oxfordshire / Bicester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 11 2
Rank change year-on-year +9 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bicester 37.50% 5.88% 40.00%
As % of the Vendors category 85.71% 33.33% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 6
Median salary £40,750 £21,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +89.53% -55.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £21,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,200 £21,500 £56,250
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 Bicester.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bicester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 7 6 8
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bicester 43.75% 17.65% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 7
Median salary £41,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.95% -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,900 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Bicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Bicester over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Bicester

For the 6 months to 28 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 Bicester region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 12 (70.59%) Windows
3 11 (64.71%) VMware
3 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
4 10 (58.82%) SCCM
4 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (58.82%) Office 365
4 10 (58.82%) Finance
5 9 (52.94%) SAN
5 9 (52.94%) Hyper-V
5 9 (52.94%) Data Centre
6 8 (47.06%) PowerShell
6 8 (47.06%) VMware ESX
7 6 (35.29%) Citrix
8 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
9 3 (17.65%) LAN
9 3 (17.65%) ITIL
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
9 3 (17.65%) IIS
9 3 (17.65%) WAN
10 2 (11.76%) FMCG
10 2 (11.76%) Cisco
10 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (11.76%) Project Management
10 2 (11.76%) VoIP
10 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
10 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
10 2 (11.76%) Change Management
10 2 (11.76%) Firewall
10 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development

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 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (58.82%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Mimecast
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (5.88%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) SAN
2 3 (17.65%) LAN
2 3 (17.65%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (11.76%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) VLAN
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) IT Support
2 8 (47.06%) Infrastructure Support
3 6 (35.29%) Support Engineer
4 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (29.41%) IT Engineer
4 5 (29.41%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 4 (23.53%) IT Support Specialist
5 4 (23.53%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 4 (23.53%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (23.53%) Senior IT Support
5 4 (23.53%) Support Specialist
6 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (17.65%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (11.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 2 (11.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) CSS3
1 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) HTML5
1 1 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) FMCG
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) EMC VNX
3 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.88%) PMI
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) Change Management
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
2 2 (11.76%) Line Management
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.76%) TDD
2 2 (11.76%) Time Management
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) Information Management
3 1 (5.88%) IT Strategy
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) Network Design
3 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCSE
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (52.94%) Hyper-V
4 8 (47.06%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.88%) Avaya
4 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) EMC
4 1 (5.88%) Forcepoint
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) WatchGuard
4 1 (5.88%) Xamarin
Bicester
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago