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 3 months to 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 8 8 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 131 118 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 18.93% 18.15% 17.68%
As % of the Vendors category 53.91% 50.00% 39.56%
Number of salaries quoted 129 108 110
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £25,000 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 Oxford.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 243 236 316
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 35.12% 36.31% 44.70%
Number of salaries quoted 222 203 265
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Oxford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 101 (46.12%) Windows
2 81 (36.99%) SQL Server
3 66 (30.14%) Active Directory
4 59 (26.94%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (24.20%) Microsoft Azure
6 52 (23.74%) MS Excel
7 50 (22.83%) Windows Server
8 48 (21.92%) Office 365
9 45 (20.55%) .NET
10 43 (19.63%) SQL
11 41 (18.72%) Firewall
12 40 (18.26%) C#
13 39 (17.81%) Skype for Business
14 37 (16.89%) VPN
15 36 (16.44%) Hyper-V
16 35 (15.98%) Cisco
16 35 (15.98%) CSS
17 34 (15.53%) JavaScript
18 33 (15.07%) ASP.NET
18 33 (15.07%) Windows Server 2008
19 32 (14.61%) HTML
20 31 (14.16%) Cisco ASA
20 31 (14.16%) F5
21 27 (12.33%) Windows Server 2012
22 26 (11.87%) Amazon AWS
22 26 (11.87%) jQuery
23 24 (10.96%) Apple iOS
23 24 (10.96%) MVC
23 24 (10.96%) Scrum
24 23 (10.50%) Mobile App

Microsoft
Top Related 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 39 (17.81%) Skype for Business
2 16 (7.31%) SharePoint
3 15 (6.85%) MS Exchange
4 10 (4.57%) Drupal
4 10 (4.57%) WordPress
5 6 (2.74%) CMS
5 6 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (2.28%) IIS
6 5 (2.28%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.46%) nginx
7 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.46%) Umbraco
Applications
1 52 (23.74%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.76%) MS Office
3 12 (5.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (2.28%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.46%) BPCS
4 1 (0.46%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 53 (24.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (21.92%) Office 365
3 26 (11.87%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (4.57%) IaaS
5 4 (1.83%) SaaS
6 2 (0.91%) PaaS
7 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (18.72%) Firewall
2 37 (16.89%) VPN
3 31 (14.16%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (10.05%) Skype
5 18 (8.22%) Cisco IOS
6 17 (7.76%) Cisco ISE
6 17 (7.76%) Cisco Wireless
6 17 (7.76%) DNS
6 17 (7.76%) WAAS
6 17 (7.76%) Wireless
7 15 (6.85%) DHCP
8 14 (6.39%) BGP
8 14 (6.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 14 (6.39%) OSPF
8 14 (6.39%) PBX
8 14 (6.39%) PSTN
9 6 (2.74%) LDAP
10 5 (2.28%) Kerberos
10 5 (2.28%) SAN
11 4 (1.83%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (36.99%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.31%) MySQL
3 6 (2.74%) Power BI
4 5 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.28%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.83%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (1.83%) Big Data
5 4 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.37%) Data Lake
6 3 (1.37%) QlikView
7 2 (0.91%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.46%) MS Access
8 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (10.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.83%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.83%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.37%) JIRA
3 3 (1.37%) Selenium
3 3 (1.37%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.91%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.91%) JUnit
4 2 (0.91%) NUnit
4 2 (0.91%) Subversion
5 1 (0.46%) Appium
5 1 (0.46%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.46%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.46%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (7.31%) Marketing
2 14 (6.39%) Finance
3 9 (4.11%) Advertising
4 5 (2.28%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.83%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.83%) Retail
5 4 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.37%) Banking
6 3 (1.37%) Local Government
7 2 (0.91%) Back Office
7 2 (0.91%) Legal
8 1 (0.46%) Billing
8 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 59 (26.94%) Analyst
2 55 (25.11%) Developer
3 31 (14.16%) Network Analyst
4 28 (12.79%) Cisco Analyst
4 28 (12.79%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 27 (12.33%) C# Developer
6 23 (10.50%) .NET Developer
7 20 (9.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 19 (8.68%) Systems Engineer
9 18 (8.22%) IT Support
10 16 (7.31%) Tester
11 15 (6.85%) Architect
12 14 (6.39%) Senior Tester
13 13 (5.94%) Server Analyst
13 13 (5.94%) Windows Server Analyst
14 12 (5.48%) Software Developer
14 12 (5.48%) SQL Developer
15 11 (5.02%) IT Engineer
15 11 (5.02%) Support Engineer
16 10 (4.57%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (20.55%) .NET
2 35 (15.98%) CSS
3 33 (15.07%) ASP.NET
4 32 (14.61%) HTML
5 26 (11.87%) jQuery
6 22 (10.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (10.05%) ASP.NET Web API
6 22 (10.05%) Gherkin
6 22 (10.05%) HTML5
7 15 (6.85%) AngularJS
8 14 (6.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 12 (5.48%) .NET Framework
10 11 (5.02%) Web Services
11 10 (4.57%) WinForms
12 5 (2.28%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (2.28%) React
13 4 (1.83%) WPF
14 3 (1.37%) CSS3
14 3 (1.37%) Entity Framework
14 3 (1.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.50%) Mobile App
2 11 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.11%) User Experience
4 7 (3.20%) Clustering
5 6 (2.74%) Biotechnology
5 6 (2.74%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.28%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.28%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (2.28%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (2.28%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.28%) New Media
6 5 (2.28%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.83%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.91%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.91%) iPad
9 1 (0.46%) Derivative
9 1 (0.46%) Life Science
9 1 (0.46%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 101 (46.12%) Windows
2 50 (22.83%) Windows Server
3 33 (15.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (12.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (10.96%) Apple iOS
6 17 (7.76%) Android
7 10 (4.57%) Linux
8 5 (2.28%) Unix
8 5 (2.28%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.28%) Windows Vista
9 4 (1.83%) Mac OS
9 4 (1.83%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.83%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.37%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.91%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (0.91%) CentOS
11 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (26.94%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (10.96%) MVC
2 24 (10.96%) Scrum
3 22 (10.05%) System Testing
4 20 (9.13%) OO
5 19 (8.68%) Mobile Application Development
6 17 (7.76%) Network Monitoring
7 15 (6.85%) Front End Development
7 15 (6.85%) Mentoring
8 14 (6.39%) Android Development
8 14 (6.39%) Functional Testing
8 14 (6.39%) Identity Management
8 14 (6.39%) iOS Development
8 14 (6.39%) Kanban
8 14 (6.39%) Risk Assessment
8 14 (6.39%) User Stories
9 13 (5.94%) PRINCE2
9 13 (5.94%) Software Engineering
10 10 (4.57%) Automated Testing
10 10 (4.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (19.63%) SQL
2 40 (18.26%) C#
3 34 (15.53%) JavaScript
4 18 (8.22%) Java
5 15 (6.85%) PHP
6 11 (5.02%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.28%) C++
8 4 (1.83%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.91%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.91%) C
9 2 (0.91%) HQL
9 2 (0.91%) Python
10 1 (0.46%) Ruby
10 1 (0.46%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.46%) VBScript
10 1 (0.46%) X++
10 1 (0.46%) XAML
Qualifications
1 22 (10.05%) ISEB
1 22 (10.05%) ISTQB
2 21 (9.59%) Degree
3 13 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (2.28%) MCSA
4 5 (2.28%) MCSE
4 5 (2.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.83%) A+ Certification
5 4 (1.83%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (1.83%) PhD
6 2 (0.91%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.91%) PMP
6 2 (0.91%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.91%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.46%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.48%) PMO
1 12 (5.48%) QA
2 5 (2.28%) SLA
3 3 (1.37%) COBIT
4 2 (0.91%) Data Quality
System Software
1 66 (30.14%) Active Directory
2 36 (16.44%) Hyper-V
3 18 (8.22%) Forefront TMG
3 18 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.20%) XenApp
5 5 (2.28%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (1.83%) ISA Server
6 4 (1.83%) KVM
7 2 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 20 (9.13%) SCCM
2 14 (6.39%) SCOM
3 5 (2.28%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (1.83%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.91%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.91%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.46%) Nagios
6 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (15.98%) Cisco
2 31 (14.16%) F5
3 20 (9.13%) VMware
4 18 (8.22%) SolarWinds
5 17 (7.76%) Forcepoint
6 9 (4.11%) Apple
6 9 (4.11%) Citrix
6 9 (4.11%) Sophos
7 6 (2.74%) WatchGuard
8 5 (2.28%) Oracle
8 5 (2.28%) SonicWALL
9 4 (1.83%) HP
10 3 (1.37%) 3PAR
10 3 (1.37%) Cognizant
10 3 (1.37%) Google
10 3 (1.37%) JD Edwards
10 3 (1.37%) Tableau
10 3 (1.37%) TOWER Software
11 2 (0.91%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (0.91%) Twitter
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