Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 10 15
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 221 268 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 12.69% 18.57% 14.73%
As % of the Vendors category 37.14% 52.76% 38.72%
Number of salaries quoted 196 239 199
Oxford median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% -1.25%
10th Percentile £26,469 £26,250 £23,300
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £57,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 595 508 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 34.16% 35.20% 38.06%
Number of salaries quoted 531 436 480
Oxford median annual salary £45,000 £41,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% -12.11% +7.95%
10th Percentile £28,625 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,750 £63,375 £70,000
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 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 101 (45.70%) .NET
1 101 (45.70%) SQL Server
2 85 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (34.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 66 (29.86%) Windows
5 65 (29.41%) C#
6 60 (27.15%) SQL
7 56 (25.34%) HTML
8 55 (24.89%) MVC
9 54 (24.43%) ASP.NET
10 53 (23.98%) JavaScript
11 50 (22.62%) Software Engineering
12 42 (19.00%) Java
13 41 (18.55%) Google
14 40 (18.10%) Active Directory
14 40 (18.10%) ASP.NET MVC
14 40 (18.10%) AngularJS
15 38 (17.19%) jQuery
16 37 (16.74%) Web Services
16 37 (16.74%) HTML5
16 37 (16.74%) Windows Server
17 36 (16.29%) User Experience
17 36 (16.29%) Web Application Development
18 34 (15.38%) Microservices
19 33 (14.93%) Office 365
20 30 (13.57%) Capita
20 30 (13.57%) Test Automation
21 29 (13.12%) CSS
22 28 (12.67%) Microsoft Office
23 26 (11.76%) UX Design

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 11 (4.98%) Apache
1 11 (4.98%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.71%) CMS
2 6 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (2.71%) IIS
2 6 (2.71%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.81%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.90%) NServiceBus
5 2 (0.90%) Sitefinity
5 2 (0.90%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.45%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.45%) GeoServer
6 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (12.67%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (6.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (4.07%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.45%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.36%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.45%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 76 (34.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (14.93%) Office 365
3 26 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (5.88%) GitHub
5 8 (3.62%) IaaS
5 8 (3.62%) PaaS
6 7 (3.17%) SaaS
7 6 (2.71%) Slack
8 3 (1.36%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.45%) AdWords
10 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.33%) DNS
2 9 (4.07%) Firewall
2 9 (4.07%) VoIP
3 7 (3.17%) DHCP
3 7 (3.17%) Internet
4 5 (2.26%) LAN
4 5 (2.26%) Network Security
4 5 (2.26%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.26%) WAN
5 4 (1.81%) DMZ
5 4 (1.81%) SAN
6 3 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (1.36%) PBX
6 3 (1.36%) VLAN
6 3 (1.36%) Wireless
7 2 (0.90%) IPv6
7 2 (0.90%) Skype
7 2 (0.90%) VPN
8 1 (0.45%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (45.70%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.41%) MySQL
3 10 (4.52%) SQL Server 2014
3 10 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (3.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 8 (3.62%) MongoDB
4 8 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.17%) Power BI
5 7 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (3.17%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (3.17%) SSDT
6 6 (2.71%) QlikView
7 5 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.81%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.81%) Qlik Sense
8 4 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.90%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 12 (5.43%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (4.07%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (3.62%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.71%) CruiseControl
5 6 (2.71%) JIRA
5 6 (2.71%) NUnit
6 4 (1.81%) TestComplete
7 3 (1.36%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.45%) Babel
8 1 (0.45%) gulp
8 1 (0.45%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (6.33%) Advertising
2 11 (4.98%) Finance
3 10 (4.52%) Games
4 8 (3.62%) Publishing
5 4 (1.81%) Marketing
6 3 (1.36%) Retail
7 1 (0.45%) Local Government
7 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (34.84%) Developer
2 46 (20.81%) .NET Developer
3 32 (14.48%) Software Engineer
4 24 (10.86%) Cloud Engineer
5 20 (9.05%) Software Developer
5 20 (9.05%) SQL Developer
6 16 (7.24%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 15 (6.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 14 (6.33%) ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (5.88%) Analyst
9 13 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (5.88%) C# Developer
10 12 (5.43%) .NET Software Developer
10 12 (5.43%) .NET Software Engineer
10 12 (5.43%) Architect
10 12 (5.43%) Web Developer
11 11 (4.98%) .NET Applications Developer
11 11 (4.98%) Applications Developer
11 11 (4.98%) Product Developer
12 10 (4.52%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (45.70%) .NET
2 56 (25.34%) HTML
3 54 (24.43%) ASP.NET
4 40 (18.10%) AngularJS
4 40 (18.10%) ASP.NET MVC
5 38 (17.19%) jQuery
6 37 (16.74%) HTML5
6 37 (16.74%) Web Services
7 29 (13.12%) CSS
8 21 (9.50%) WinForms
9 20 (9.05%) .NET Framework
10 16 (7.24%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (3.17%) React
13 6 (2.71%) Elastic Stack
14 4 (1.81%) RESTful
15 2 (0.90%) Entity Framework
15 2 (0.90%) Kendo UI
15 2 (0.90%) Razor View Engine
15 2 (0.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (16.29%) User Experience
2 24 (10.86%) Mobile App
3 18 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.52%) Public Cloud
5 7 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.26%) iPad
7 4 (1.81%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.81%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.81%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.36%) Clustering
9 2 (0.90%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.90%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.90%) Wiki
10 1 (0.45%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 66 (29.86%) Windows
2 37 (16.74%) Windows Server
3 25 (11.31%) Linux
4 11 (4.98%) Windows 10
5 10 (4.52%) Android
5 10 (4.52%) Apple iOS
6 7 (3.17%) Mac OS X
6 7 (3.17%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.81%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.90%) Debian
9 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (24.89%) MVC
3 50 (22.62%) Software Engineering
4 36 (16.29%) Web Application Development
5 34 (15.38%) Microservices
6 30 (13.57%) Test Automation
7 26 (11.76%) UX Design
8 25 (11.31%) ITIL
9 24 (10.86%) Mobile Application Development
10 23 (10.41%) OO
11 19 (8.60%) Scrum
12 18 (8.14%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (7.69%) DevOps
14 16 (7.24%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (6.33%) Kanban
16 13 (5.88%) ITIL V3
16 13 (5.88%) PRINCE2
17 12 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
17 12 (5.43%) Service Management
17 12 (5.43%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (29.41%) C#
2 60 (27.15%) SQL
3 53 (23.98%) JavaScript
4 42 (19.00%) Java
5 26 (11.76%) Go
6 16 (7.24%) C++
7 14 (6.33%) PowerShell
7 14 (6.33%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.62%) Python
8 8 (3.62%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.26%) R
10 4 (1.81%) PHP
11 3 (1.36%) Ruby
12 2 (0.90%) C
12 2 (0.90%) XQuery
13 1 (0.45%) ES6
13 1 (0.45%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.45%) VB
13 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (6.33%) Degree
2 10 (4.52%) MCP
2 10 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.07%) MCPD
4 4 (1.81%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.90%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.90%) CCNA
6 2 (0.90%) CCNP
6 2 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.45%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.45%) ECDL
7 1 (0.45%) MOS
7 1 (0.45%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.88%) QA
2 10 (4.52%) SLA
3 2 (0.90%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 40 (18.10%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.33%) Docker
3 11 (4.98%) Hyper-V
3 11 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.26%) vSphere
5 3 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 19 (8.60%) Puppet
2 10 (4.52%) SCCM
3 8 (3.62%) Packer
3 8 (3.62%) Terraform
4 6 (2.71%) Kibana
4 6 (2.71%) logstash
4 6 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.36%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.36%) WSUS
6 2 (0.90%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.90%) Ansible
6 2 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (18.55%) Google
2 30 (13.57%) Capita
3 17 (7.69%) VMware
4 15 (6.79%) Cisco
5 11 (4.98%) Oracle
6 6 (2.71%) SAP
7 5 (2.26%) Avaya
7 5 (2.26%) HP
8 3 (1.36%) Apple
8 3 (1.36%) Citrix
8 3 (1.36%) Dell
8 3 (1.36%) Forcepoint
8 3 (1.36%) Tableau
9 2 (0.90%) Alteryx
9 2 (0.90%) Meraki
10 1 (0.45%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.45%) F5
10 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.45%) Siemens
10 1 (0.45%) Xamarin