Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 15 15
Rank change year-on-year -15 0 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 129 233 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 9.00% 14.57% 12.70%
As % of the Vendors category 32.74% 42.29% 39.17%
Number of salaries quoted 119 199 159
Oxford median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +18.06% -10.00%
10th Percentile £28,600 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £56,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%

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 394 551 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 27.48% 34.46% 32.43%
Number of salaries quoted 338 464 390
Oxford median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% +11.25%
10th Percentile £29,775 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £61,250
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%

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 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Oxford

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 60 (46.51%) .NET
2 49 (37.98%) SQL Server
3 47 (36.43%) C#
4 43 (33.33%) MVC
5 42 (32.56%) JavaScript
6 41 (31.78%) ASP.NET
6 41 (31.78%) Microsoft Azure
7 39 (30.23%) Windows
8 38 (29.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 38 (29.46%) Software Engineering
8 38 (29.46%) Office 365
9 35 (27.13%) jQuery
10 32 (24.81%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (22.48%) HTML
11 29 (22.48%) Java
12 27 (20.93%) Active Directory
13 26 (20.16%) Microsoft Office
13 26 (20.16%) Web Application Development
14 24 (18.60%) Windows Server
15 21 (16.28%) SQL
16 20 (15.50%) CSS
16 20 (15.50%) Mobile App
17 19 (14.73%) ASP.NET Web API
18 18 (13.95%) AngularJS
18 18 (13.95%) Web Services
18 18 (13.95%) C++
19 17 (13.18%) OO
19 17 (13.18%) Mobile Application Development
20 15 (11.63%) Windows 10
20 15 (11.63%) .NET Framework

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 7 (5.43%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.65%) Apache
3 5 (3.88%) CMS
3 5 (3.88%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.33%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.55%) IIS
5 2 (1.55%) NServiceBus
5 2 (1.55%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.78%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.78%) GeoServer
Applications
1 26 (20.16%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (10.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (5.43%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.78%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 41 (31.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (29.46%) Office 365
3 13 (10.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (7.75%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (6.20%) SaaS
6 5 (3.88%) Mimecast
7 4 (3.10%) IaaS
7 4 (3.10%) PaaS
8 3 (2.33%) OneDrive
9 2 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (1.55%) GitHub
10 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.78%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.20%) WAN
2 7 (5.43%) LAN
3 5 (3.88%) DNS
3 5 (3.88%) Internet
4 4 (3.10%) Skype
5 3 (2.33%) Firewall
5 3 (2.33%) NAS
5 3 (2.33%) SAN
5 3 (2.33%) VLAN
6 2 (1.55%) DHCP
6 2 (1.55%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.55%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.55%) VPN
7 1 (0.78%) HTTP
7 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.78%) MPLS
7 1 (0.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (37.98%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.88%) Power BI
3 4 (3.10%) Data Mining
3 4 (3.10%) MySQL
4 2 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (1.55%) Big Data
4 2 (1.55%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.78%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.78%) GIS
5 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.78%) QlikView
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.33%) CruiseControl
2 3 (2.33%) NUnit
3 2 (1.55%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.55%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.78%) JIRA
4 1 (0.78%) MorphX
General
1 4 (3.10%) Finance
1 4 (3.10%) Retail
2 3 (2.33%) Advertising
2 3 (2.33%) Games
3 2 (1.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.78%) Legal
4 1 (0.78%) Local Government
4 1 (0.78%) Marketing
4 1 (0.78%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 41 (31.78%) Developer
2 23 (17.83%) .NET Developer
3 20 (15.50%) Software Developer
3 20 (15.50%) Software Engineer
4 14 (10.85%) Cloud Engineer
5 13 (10.08%) Product Developer
6 11 (8.53%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 9 (6.98%) Project Manager
8 8 (6.20%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (6.20%) Support Engineer
9 7 (5.43%) .NET Software Engineer
9 7 (5.43%) Analyst
9 7 (5.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 7 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) .NET Software Developer
10 6 (4.65%) IT Engineer
11 5 (3.88%) C# Software Engineer
11 5 (3.88%) Data Analyst
11 5 (3.88%) IT Support
11 5 (3.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (46.51%) .NET
2 41 (31.78%) ASP.NET
3 38 (29.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 35 (27.13%) jQuery
5 29 (22.48%) HTML
6 20 (15.50%) CSS
7 19 (14.73%) ASP.NET Web API
8 18 (13.95%) AngularJS
8 18 (13.95%) Web Services
9 15 (11.63%) .NET Framework
10 14 (10.85%) HTML5
11 4 (3.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (3.10%) WinForms
11 4 (3.10%) XML
12 3 (2.33%) Natural Language Processing
12 3 (2.33%) RESTful
13 2 (1.55%) Elastic Stack
13 2 (1.55%) JSON
13 2 (1.55%) LAMP
14 1 (0.78%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.50%) Mobile App
2 14 (10.85%) User Experience
3 5 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.10%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.10%) BYOD
4 4 (3.10%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.10%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.10%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.33%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (30.23%) Windows
2 24 (18.60%) Windows Server
3 15 (11.63%) Windows 10
4 12 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (6.20%) Linux
6 6 (4.65%) Mac OS X
6 6 (4.65%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.10%) Android
7 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.33%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.33%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.55%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.78%) Unix
10 1 (0.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (33.33%) MVC
2 38 (29.46%) Software Engineering
3 32 (24.81%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (20.16%) Web Application Development
5 17 (13.18%) Mobile Application Development
5 17 (13.18%) OO
6 14 (10.85%) Microservices
6 14 (10.85%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (8.53%) Test Automation
7 11 (8.53%) UX Design
8 10 (7.75%) ITIL
8 10 (7.75%) Project Management
8 10 (7.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (6.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 7 (5.43%) SDLC
11 6 (4.65%) IT Strategy
11 6 (4.65%) Network Virtualisation
12 5 (3.88%) Business Process Mapping
12 5 (3.88%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 47 (36.43%) C#
2 42 (32.56%) JavaScript
3 29 (22.48%) Java
4 21 (16.28%) SQL
5 18 (13.95%) C++
6 12 (9.30%) Go
7 11 (8.53%) PowerShell
8 8 (6.20%) Python
9 5 (3.88%) R
10 4 (3.10%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.55%) C
12 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.78%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.78%) VBA
12 1 (0.78%) X++
12 1 (0.78%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (4.65%) Degree
1 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.88%) MCSE
3 4 (3.10%) MCP
3 4 (3.10%) MCSA
3 4 (3.10%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.10%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.78%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.78%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.88%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (3.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 5 (3.88%) QA
3 2 (1.55%) SLA
4 1 (0.78%) GDPR
4 1 (0.78%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 27 (20.93%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.20%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.55%) Docker
5 1 (0.78%) pfSense
5 1 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (6.20%) SCCM
2 4 (3.10%) Jamf Pro
2 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (3.10%) Nessus
3 3 (2.33%) SCOM
4 2 (1.55%) Ansible
4 2 (1.55%) Kibana
4 2 (1.55%) logstash
4 2 (1.55%) Packer
4 2 (1.55%) Puppet
4 2 (1.55%) Terraform
5 1 (0.78%) Clonezilla
5 1 (0.78%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (11.63%) Google
2 10 (7.75%) VMware
3 9 (6.98%) Cisco
4 8 (6.20%) Apple
5 5 (3.88%) Okta
6 3 (2.33%) QNAP
7 2 (1.55%) ABBYY
7 2 (1.55%) Alteryx
7 2 (1.55%) HP
7 2 (1.55%) Oracle
7 2 (1.55%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.55%) Toshiba
8 1 (0.78%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.78%) Avaya
8 1 (0.78%) Dell
8 1 (0.78%) Northgate
8 1 (0.78%) Polycom
8 1 (0.78%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.78%) Tableau
8 1 (0.78%) WatchGuard