Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 6 months to 20 November 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 > Oxford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 16 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -11 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 223 193 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 14.09% 13.28% 22.87%
As % of the Vendors category 41.30% 38.83% 55.22%
Number of salaries quoted 182 167 394
Oxford median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,375 £56,250 £55,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.58% -5.63% -

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Oxford.

All Vendors
Oxford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 540 497 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 34.11% 34.21% 41.42%
Number of salaries quoted 442 424 532
Oxford median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £64,875 £61,250 £58,250
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +6.25%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Oxford

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Oxford

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Oxford over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Oxford

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 81 (36.32%) .NET
2 72 (32.29%) C#
3 69 (30.94%) SQL Server
4 68 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (29.15%) SQL
5 65 (29.15%) Windows
6 64 (28.70%) Microsoft Azure
7 59 (26.46%) ASP.NET
8 46 (20.63%) Active Directory
9 45 (20.18%) MVC
10 41 (18.39%) HTML
11 40 (17.94%) JavaScript
12 38 (17.04%) Microsoft Certification
12 38 (17.04%) Degree
12 38 (17.04%) Team Foundation Server
13 37 (16.59%) Amazon AWS
13 37 (16.59%) HTML5
13 37 (16.59%) Continuous Improvement
13 37 (16.59%) ITIL
13 37 (16.59%) CSS
14 36 (16.14%) Test Automation
15 35 (15.70%) Windows Server
16 32 (14.35%) SCOM
17 31 (13.90%) Hyper-V
17 31 (13.90%) MCP
18 30 (13.45%) Microsoft Office
18 30 (13.45%) MCPD
18 30 (13.45%) NServiceBus
18 30 (13.45%) Office 365
18 30 (13.45%) Event-Driven Architecture

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 30 (13.45%) NServiceBus
2 15 (6.73%) Skype for Business
3 14 (6.28%) Sitefinity
4 12 (5.38%) MS Exchange
5 10 (4.48%) CMS
5 10 (4.48%) Sitecore CMS
5 10 (4.48%) Umbraco
6 8 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.69%) IIS
7 6 (2.69%) WordPress
8 5 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.79%) Drupal
10 2 (0.90%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.90%) GeoServer
11 1 (0.45%) Apache
11 1 (0.45%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.45%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (13.45%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (10.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.59%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (2.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (9.42%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.79%) Oracle AGIS
2 4 (1.79%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.79%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (1.79%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 3 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.45%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 64 (28.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (16.59%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (13.45%) Office 365
4 23 (10.31%) IaaS
5 14 (6.28%) PaaS
6 9 (4.04%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (2.69%) SaaS
7 6 (2.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (1.79%) Azure Data Factory
8 4 (1.79%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.45%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.66%) DNS
2 23 (10.31%) Firewall
3 16 (7.17%) DHCP
3 16 (7.17%) TCP/IP
3 16 (7.17%) VPN
4 15 (6.73%) Skype
5 13 (5.83%) BGP
5 13 (5.83%) Intrusion Detection
5 13 (5.83%) Kerberos
5 13 (5.83%) LDAP
5 13 (5.83%) Network Security
6 11 (4.93%) WAN
7 10 (4.48%) PBX
7 10 (4.48%) PSTN
8 8 (3.59%) LAN
9 7 (3.14%) VoIP
10 6 (2.69%) EIGRP
10 6 (2.69%) Ethernet
10 6 (2.69%) MPLS
10 6 (2.69%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (30.94%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.17%) SSDT
3 10 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (3.59%) Power BI
5 7 (3.14%) Hadoop
5 7 (3.14%) MySQL
6 4 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.79%) Data Lake
6 4 (1.79%) HDInsight
6 4 (1.79%) MS Access
6 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.35%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.90%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.90%) Big Data
8 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 38 (17.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (6.28%) Octopus Deploy
3 13 (5.83%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.79%) MSI
5 1 (0.45%) Subversion
General
1 23 (10.31%) Finance
2 10 (4.48%) Advertising
3 4 (1.79%) Local Government
4 3 (1.35%) Legal
5 2 (0.90%) Back Office
5 2 (0.90%) Games
5 2 (0.90%) Law
5 2 (0.90%) Marketing
6 1 (0.45%) Automotive
6 1 (0.45%) Banking
6 1 (0.45%) Electronics
6 1 (0.45%) Publishing
6 1 (0.45%) Retail
6 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 91 (40.81%) Developer
2 44 (19.73%) Analyst
3 35 (15.70%) Applications Developer
4 25 (11.21%) .NET Developer
5 23 (10.31%) C# Developer
5 23 (10.31%) Web Developer
6 21 (9.42%) Web Applications Developer
7 19 (8.52%) Senior Applications Developer
7 19 (8.52%) Senior Developer
8 17 (7.62%) AWS Engineer
8 17 (7.62%) C# .NET Developer
9 16 (7.17%) Dynamics AX Developer
10 15 (6.73%) Consultant
11 14 (6.28%) Network Engineer
12 12 (5.38%) Network Security Engineer
12 12 (5.38%) Security Engineer
12 12 (5.38%) Senior Web Applications Developer
12 12 (5.38%) Senior Web Developer
13 11 (4.93%) Support Analyst
13 11 (4.93%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (36.32%) .NET
2 59 (26.46%) ASP.NET
3 41 (18.39%) HTML
4 37 (16.59%) CSS
4 37 (16.59%) HTML5
5 30 (13.45%) Kendo UI
6 20 (8.97%) .NET Framework
6 20 (8.97%) jQuery
7 16 (7.17%) Ajax
7 16 (7.17%) CSS3
7 16 (7.17%) Entity Framework
8 13 (5.83%) Web Services
9 11 (4.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (3.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (2.24%) AngularJS
11 5 (2.24%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (2.24%) React
12 4 (1.79%) Gherkin
13 3 (1.35%) WPF
14 2 (0.90%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.31%) Computer Science
2 15 (6.73%) Video Conferencing
3 13 (5.83%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.48%) PKI
6 9 (4.04%) BYOD
7 8 (3.59%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.69%) Clustering
9 4 (1.79%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.79%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.79%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.35%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.35%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.90%) Reinsurance
11 2 (0.90%) User Experience
12 1 (0.45%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.45%) Fintech
12 1 (0.45%) iPad
12 1 (0.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 65 (29.15%) Windows
2 35 (15.70%) Windows Server
3 22 (9.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (8.97%) Linux
5 14 (6.28%) Windows 10
6 9 (4.04%) Windows 7
7 8 (3.59%) Windows 8
8 7 (3.14%) Unix
9 6 (2.69%) Android
9 6 (2.69%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.24%) Windows Vista
11 4 (1.79%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.45%) Debian
13 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (20.18%) MVC
3 37 (16.59%) Continuous Improvement
3 37 (16.59%) ITIL
4 36 (16.14%) Test Automation
5 30 (13.45%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 30 (13.45%) Microservices
5 30 (13.45%) SOLID
6 27 (12.11%) Service Design
7 24 (10.76%) Mentoring
8 23 (10.31%) Kalman Filter
9 21 (9.42%) Problem Management
9 21 (9.42%) Task Automation
10 19 (8.52%) ERP
10 19 (8.52%) Web Development
11 16 (7.17%) OO
12 14 (6.28%) Identity Management
13 13 (5.83%) Change Management
13 13 (5.83%) SDLC
13 13 (5.83%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (32.29%) C#
2 65 (29.15%) SQL
3 40 (17.94%) JavaScript
4 21 (9.42%) Java
5 19 (8.52%) PowerShell
6 18 (8.07%) C++
7 17 (7.62%) X++
8 13 (5.83%) Python
9 12 (5.38%) C
10 7 (3.14%) PHP
11 6 (2.69%) Perl
11 6 (2.69%) Ruby
12 5 (2.24%) R
12 5 (2.24%) VBA
13 3 (1.35%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.90%) VB
14 2 (0.90%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.45%) Scala
15 1 (0.45%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (17.04%) Degree
1 38 (17.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (13.90%) MCP
3 30 (13.45%) MCPD
4 16 (7.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (2.24%) MCSE
6 4 (1.79%) ISEB
6 4 (1.79%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.35%) MCDBA
7 3 (1.35%) MCITP
7 3 (1.35%) MCSA
8 2 (0.90%) CCNA
8 2 (0.90%) CIPD
9 1 (0.45%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.45%) CCENT
9 1 (0.45%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.52%) PMO
2 8 (3.59%) SLA
3 3 (1.35%) QA
4 1 (0.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.45%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 46 (20.63%) Active Directory
2 31 (13.90%) Hyper-V
3 10 (4.48%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.79%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.90%) HDFS
6 2 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 32 (14.35%) SCOM
2 17 (7.62%) SCCM
3 12 (5.38%) Nagios
4 9 (4.04%) Terraform
5 7 (3.14%) SCVMM
6 6 (2.69%) Puppet
6 6 (2.69%) SCDPM
7 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (1.35%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (9.42%) Cisco
2 13 (5.83%) VMware
3 12 (5.38%) Citrix
3 12 (5.38%) Palo Alto
3 12 (5.38%) SolarWinds
4 10 (4.48%) Sitecore
5 7 (3.14%) CheckPoint
6 6 (2.69%) Juniper
6 6 (2.69%) Oracle
7 4 (1.79%) Apple
7 4 (1.79%) Capita
7 4 (1.79%) NetApp
8 3 (1.35%) Avaya
8 3 (1.35%) Riverbed
9 2 (0.90%) SAP
10 1 (0.45%) EMC
10 1 (0.45%) Google
10 1 (0.45%) HP
10 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.45%) Tableau