Period
to 26 April 2018

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 26 April 2018 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 10 8
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 207 237 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 12.89% 17.56% 18.05%
As % of the Vendors category 40.27% 50.32% 47.47%
Number of salaries quoted 186 227 259
Oxford median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,050 £24,850
90th Percentile £73,000 £65,000 £62,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 514 471 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 32.00% 34.89% 38.02%
Number of salaries quoted 454 407 471
Oxford median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +4.65%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,700 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £67,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 26 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 84 (40.58%) SQL Server
2 76 (36.71%) Windows
3 67 (32.37%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (29.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 58 (28.02%) SQL
6 56 (27.05%) .NET
7 46 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
8 43 (20.77%) Active Directory
8 43 (20.77%) Windows Server
9 39 (18.84%) C#
10 38 (18.36%) Office 365
11 34 (16.43%) MVC
12 31 (14.98%) ASP.NET
12 31 (14.98%) ITIL
13 28 (13.53%) HTML
14 27 (13.04%) Test Automation
14 27 (13.04%) Microservices
15 25 (12.08%) JavaScript
15 25 (12.08%) Software Engineering
16 24 (11.59%) HTML5
17 23 (11.11%) Linux
18 22 (10.63%) Amazon AWS
19 21 (10.14%) Puppet
19 21 (10.14%) MS Exchange
19 21 (10.14%) Google
20 20 (9.66%) Advertising
20 20 (9.66%) MySQL
21 19 (9.18%) Continuous Improvement
22 18 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
22 18 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014

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 21 (10.14%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.80%) Apache
3 10 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (4.83%) NServiceBus
3 10 (4.83%) Sitefinity
4 8 (3.86%) IIS
5 6 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (2.42%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.97%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.97%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.48%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.48%) CMS
9 1 (0.48%) GeoServer
Applications
1 46 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (5.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.38%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 61 (29.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (18.36%) Office 365
3 22 (10.63%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (5.80%) GitHub
4 12 (5.80%) IaaS
5 11 (5.31%) PaaS
6 9 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (4.35%) Slack
7 8 (3.86%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (2.90%) SaaS
9 3 (1.45%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (1.45%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.48%) AdWords
10 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.76%) DNS
2 13 (6.28%) Firewall
3 10 (4.83%) DHCP
3 10 (4.83%) VoIP
4 8 (3.86%) Network Security
5 5 (2.42%) DMZ
5 5 (2.42%) SAN
6 4 (1.93%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (1.93%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.45%) Internet
7 3 (1.45%) LAN
7 3 (1.45%) PBX
7 3 (1.45%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (1.45%) VLAN
7 3 (1.45%) WAN
7 3 (1.45%) Wireless
8 2 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.97%) IPv6
8 2 (0.97%) Skype
8 2 (0.97%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (40.58%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.66%) MySQL
3 18 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
4 13 (6.28%) SQL Server 2016
4 13 (6.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (3.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 7 (3.38%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.38%) SSDT
7 6 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.93%) Qlik Sense
9 4 (1.93%) QlikView
10 3 (1.45%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.45%) HDInsight
10 3 (1.45%) MS Access
10 3 (1.45%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 17 (8.21%) Octopus Deploy
1 17 (8.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (4.35%) JIRA
3 7 (3.38%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.38%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.38%) TestComplete
4 2 (0.97%) CruiseControl
4 2 (0.97%) NUnit
5 1 (0.48%) Babel
5 1 (0.48%) gulp
General
1 20 (9.66%) Advertising
2 14 (6.76%) Publishing
3 8 (3.86%) Finance
4 4 (1.93%) Games
4 4 (1.93%) Marketing
4 4 (1.93%) Retail
5 3 (1.45%) Back Office
5 3 (1.45%) Law
5 3 (1.45%) Local Government
6 2 (0.97%) Legal
7 1 (0.48%) Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (24.64%) Developer
2 30 (14.49%) .NET Developer
3 21 (10.14%) Analyst
3 21 (10.14%) Consultant
4 19 (9.18%) Applications Developer
5 15 (7.25%) Architect
6 13 (6.28%) Software Engineer
6 13 (6.28%) SQL Developer
7 12 (5.80%) Project Manager
7 12 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (5.31%) .NET Applications Developer
8 11 (5.31%) Cloud Engineer
9 10 (4.83%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (4.83%) C# Developer
10 9 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 9 (4.35%) Service Analyst
10 9 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
11 7 (3.38%) Administrator
11 7 (3.38%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.38%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (27.05%) .NET
2 31 (14.98%) ASP.NET
3 28 (13.53%) HTML
4 24 (11.59%) HTML5
5 18 (8.70%) .NET Framework
5 18 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (8.70%) jQuery
6 16 (7.73%) AngularJS
6 16 (7.73%) Web Services
7 15 (7.25%) WinForms
8 10 (4.83%) CSS
8 10 (4.83%) Entity Framework
8 10 (4.83%) Kendo UI
9 7 (3.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (2.90%) React
11 5 (2.42%) Elastic Stack
12 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (0.97%) Razor View Engine
12 2 (0.97%) REST
12 2 (0.97%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (7.73%) Mobile App
2 15 (7.25%) User Experience
3 12 (5.80%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (3.38%) Public Cloud
5 6 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.90%) iPad
6 4 (1.93%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.93%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.45%) Clustering
7 3 (1.45%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.45%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.97%) Fintech
8 2 (0.97%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.97%) Wiki
9 1 (0.48%) EPoS
9 1 (0.48%) PMI
9 1 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 76 (36.71%) Windows
2 43 (20.77%) Windows Server
3 23 (11.11%) Linux
4 14 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (5.31%) Windows 10
5 11 (5.31%) Windows 7
6 7 (3.38%) Windows 8
7 6 (2.90%) Android
7 6 (2.90%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.90%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.97%) Debian
9 2 (0.97%) Unix
10 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (32.37%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (16.43%) MVC
3 31 (14.98%) ITIL
4 27 (13.04%) Microservices
4 27 (13.04%) Test Automation
5 25 (12.08%) Software Engineering
6 19 (9.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 18 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (8.21%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 17 (8.21%) Migration
9 16 (7.73%) DevOps
9 16 (7.73%) Mobile Application Development
9 16 (7.73%) PRINCE2
9 16 (7.73%) Project Management
10 15 (7.25%) Analytics
10 15 (7.25%) Application Virtualisation
10 15 (7.25%) ITIL V3
11 12 (5.80%) Matrix Organization
11 12 (5.80%) Scrum
11 12 (5.80%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (28.02%) SQL
2 39 (18.84%) C#
3 25 (12.08%) JavaScript
4 14 (6.76%) Java
5 13 (6.28%) PowerShell
6 12 (5.80%) T-SQL
7 8 (3.86%) Go
7 8 (3.86%) VB.NET
8 6 (2.90%) Python
9 5 (2.42%) C++
10 4 (1.93%) R
11 3 (1.45%) C
12 2 (0.97%) PHP
12 2 (0.97%) Ruby
12 2 (0.97%) X++
13 1 (0.48%) ES6
13 1 (0.48%) Scala
13 1 (0.48%) VBA
13 1 (0.48%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 18 (8.70%) MCP
1 18 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (8.21%) MCPD
3 13 (6.28%) Degree
4 7 (3.38%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.45%) CIPD
6 3 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.97%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.97%) CCNA
7 2 (0.97%) CCNP
7 2 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.97%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.97%) SAFe Agilist
8 1 (0.48%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.48%) ACCA
8 1 (0.48%) CIMA
8 1 (0.48%) ECDL
8 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.76%) QA
2 10 (4.83%) SLA
3 5 (2.42%) PMO
4 2 (0.97%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.48%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 43 (20.77%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.21%) Hyper-V
3 16 (7.73%) Docker
4 7 (3.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (2.42%) vSphere
6 3 (1.45%) XenApp
7 2 (0.97%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 21 (10.14%) Puppet
2 11 (5.31%) SCCM
3 9 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.38%) Packer
4 7 (3.38%) Terraform
5 5 (2.42%) Kibana
5 5 (2.42%) logstash
6 3 (1.45%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.45%) WSUS
7 2 (0.97%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.48%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (10.14%) Google
2 17 (8.21%) Capita
3 16 (7.73%) Citrix
4 14 (6.76%) Cisco
5 12 (5.80%) VMware
6 10 (4.83%) Oracle
7 9 (4.35%) SAP
8 6 (2.90%) Avaya
9 5 (2.42%) HP
10 4 (1.93%) Meraki
11 3 (1.45%) Dell
11 3 (1.45%) Forcepoint
12 2 (0.97%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.97%) Ivanti
12 2 (0.97%) Tableau
13 1 (0.48%) Apple
13 1 (0.48%) F5