Period
to 21 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 11 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 194 185 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 12.81% 14.14% 21.65%
As % of the Vendors category 37.38% 43.02% 53.20%
Number of salaries quoted 169 167 337
Oxford median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,400 £22,800 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,500 £55,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +5.26%

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 519 430 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 34.26% 32.87% 40.69%
Number of salaries quoted 436 364 487
Oxford median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £60,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +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 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 60 (30.93%) Windows
1 60 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (29.90%) SQL Server
3 54 (27.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 52 (26.80%) .NET
5 51 (26.29%) C#
5 51 (26.29%) SQL
6 45 (23.20%) Microsoft Office
7 42 (21.65%) ASP.NET
8 37 (19.07%) Active Directory
8 37 (19.07%) Office 365
9 36 (18.56%) MVC
10 35 (18.04%) Windows Server
11 31 (15.98%) Test Automation
12 30 (15.46%) Continuous Improvement
13 29 (14.95%) Microservices
13 29 (14.95%) Degree
13 29 (14.95%) Microsoft Certification
14 28 (14.43%) ITIL
14 28 (14.43%) Team Foundation Server
15 27 (13.92%) HTML
16 26 (13.40%) HTML5
17 25 (12.89%) MCP
18 24 (12.37%) MCPD
18 24 (12.37%) NServiceBus
18 24 (12.37%) Event-Driven Architecture
18 24 (12.37%) Kendo UI
18 24 (12.37%) Amazon AWS
18 24 (12.37%) SOLID
19 22 (11.34%) JavaScript

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 24 (12.37%) NServiceBus
2 17 (8.76%) MS Exchange
3 16 (8.25%) Sitefinity
4 9 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (3.09%) CMS
5 6 (3.09%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (3.09%) Skype for Business
5 6 (3.09%) Umbraco
6 4 (2.06%) Apache
6 4 (2.06%) IIS
7 3 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.03%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.03%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.52%) Drupal
9 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.52%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 45 (23.20%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (10.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.61%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (2.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (5.15%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.06%) Oracle AGIS
2 4 (2.06%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (2.06%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (2.06%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 2 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 54 (27.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (19.07%) Office 365
3 24 (12.37%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (8.25%) IaaS
5 10 (5.15%) PaaS
6 7 (3.61%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (3.61%) SaaS
7 6 (3.09%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (2.58%) Slack
9 3 (1.55%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (1.55%) OneDrive
9 3 (1.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.52%) Data Lake Analytics
10 1 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.79%) DNS
2 16 (8.25%) Firewall
3 12 (6.19%) DHCP
4 9 (4.64%) Network Security
4 9 (4.64%) TCP/IP
5 8 (4.12%) BGP
5 8 (4.12%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (4.12%) VPN
6 7 (3.61%) VoIP
7 6 (3.09%) Kerberos
7 6 (3.09%) Skype
8 5 (2.58%) WAN
9 4 (2.06%) LAN
10 3 (1.55%) EIGRP
10 3 (1.55%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.55%) MPLS
10 3 (1.55%) OSPF
10 3 (1.55%) PBX
10 3 (1.55%) PSTN
10 3 (1.55%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (29.90%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (4.64%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (4.12%) SSDT
5 7 (3.61%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (3.61%) MS Access
5 7 (3.61%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (3.09%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.06%) HDInsight
7 4 (2.06%) MySQL
7 4 (2.06%) Power BI
8 3 (1.55%) Data Lake
8 3 (1.55%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.03%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.03%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.03%) Big Data
9 2 (1.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (14.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (8.25%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (2.58%) JIRA
4 3 (1.55%) MSI
4 3 (1.55%) TestComplete
4 3 (1.55%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.52%) Subversion
General
1 19 (9.79%) Finance
2 11 (5.67%) Advertising
3 8 (4.12%) Publishing
4 5 (2.58%) Local Government
5 3 (1.55%) Back Office
5 3 (1.55%) Law
5 3 (1.55%) Retail
6 2 (1.03%) Games
6 2 (1.03%) Legal
6 2 (1.03%) Marketing
7 1 (0.52%) Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (27.84%) Developer
2 39 (20.10%) Analyst
3 25 (12.89%) Applications Developer
4 19 (9.79%) Consultant
5 17 (8.76%) .NET Developer
6 15 (7.73%) C# Developer
7 12 (6.19%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (6.19%) Senior Applications Developer
7 12 (6.19%) Senior Developer
8 11 (5.67%) Service Analyst
8 11 (5.67%) Service Desk Analyst
8 11 (5.67%) Support Engineer
9 10 (5.15%) Project Manager
10 9 (4.64%) Architect
10 9 (4.64%) AWS Engineer
10 9 (4.64%) Cloud Engineer
10 9 (4.64%) Support Analyst
10 9 (4.64%) Web Applications Developer
10 9 (4.64%) Web Developer
11 8 (4.12%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (26.80%) .NET
2 42 (21.65%) ASP.NET
3 27 (13.92%) HTML
4 26 (13.40%) HTML5
5 24 (12.37%) Kendo UI
6 20 (10.31%) .NET Framework
7 17 (8.76%) CSS
7 17 (8.76%) Entity Framework
8 15 (7.73%) jQuery
9 10 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (4.64%) Web Services
11 8 (4.12%) Ajax
11 8 (4.12%) CSS3
12 6 (3.09%) LDAP
13 4 (2.06%) Gherkin
13 4 (2.06%) WPF
14 3 (1.55%) AngularJS
14 3 (1.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 3 (1.55%) React
15 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.25%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.19%) Hybrid Cloud
3 11 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.67%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (3.61%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.09%) PKI
5 6 (3.09%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.58%) BYOD
7 4 (2.06%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.06%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.55%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.55%) User Experience
9 2 (1.03%) Clustering
9 2 (1.03%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.03%) Fintech
9 2 (1.03%) iPad
9 2 (1.03%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.03%) Reinsurance
9 2 (1.03%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.52%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 60 (30.93%) Windows
2 35 (18.04%) Windows Server
3 18 (9.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (6.70%) Windows 10
5 12 (6.19%) Linux
5 12 (6.19%) Windows 7
6 9 (4.64%) Windows 8
7 5 (2.58%) Unix
8 3 (1.55%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.03%) Android
9 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (18.56%) MVC
3 31 (15.98%) Test Automation
4 30 (15.46%) Continuous Improvement
5 29 (14.95%) Microservices
6 28 (14.43%) ITIL
7 24 (12.37%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 24 (12.37%) SOLID
8 16 (8.25%) Service Design
9 14 (7.22%) Kalman Filter
9 14 (7.22%) Project Management
10 13 (6.70%) Migration
11 12 (6.19%) Matrix Organization
12 11 (5.67%) Analytics
12 11 (5.67%) Application Virtualisation
12 11 (5.67%) Mentoring
12 11 (5.67%) Software Engineering
13 10 (5.15%) OO
13 10 (5.15%) Problem Management
13 10 (5.15%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 51 (26.29%) C#
1 51 (26.29%) SQL
2 22 (11.34%) JavaScript
3 16 (8.25%) PowerShell
4 10 (5.15%) Java
5 9 (4.64%) C++
6 8 (4.12%) C
6 8 (4.12%) Python
6 8 (4.12%) X++
7 6 (3.09%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.06%) R
9 3 (1.55%) Perl
9 3 (1.55%) Ruby
9 3 (1.55%) VBA
10 2 (1.03%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.52%) PHP
11 1 (0.52%) Scala
11 1 (0.52%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (14.95%) Degree
1 29 (14.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (12.89%) MCP
3 24 (12.37%) MCPD
4 9 (4.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (3.61%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.06%) ISEB
6 4 (2.06%) MCSE
7 3 (1.55%) CIPD
7 3 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.55%) MCDBA
7 3 (1.55%) MCITP
8 1 (0.52%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.52%) ACCA
8 1 (0.52%) CIMA
8 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.52%) MCSA
8 1 (0.52%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.70%) PMO
2 9 (4.64%) QA
3 7 (3.61%) SLA
4 1 (0.52%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.52%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.52%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.52%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 37 (19.07%) Active Directory
2 19 (9.79%) Hyper-V
3 9 (4.64%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (3.09%) Docker
5 3 (1.55%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (1.55%) XenApp
6 2 (1.03%) HDFS
7 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (6.70%) SCOM
2 9 (4.64%) Puppet
3 8 (4.12%) SCCM
4 7 (3.61%) Terraform
5 5 (2.58%) Nagios
5 5 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.03%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (1.03%) SCDPM
7 2 (1.03%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.52%) Kibana
8 1 (0.52%) logstash
8 1 (0.52%) Packer
8 1 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (8.76%) Citrix
2 15 (7.73%) Cisco
3 9 (4.64%) Capita
4 6 (3.09%) Oracle
4 6 (3.09%) Sitecore
5 5 (2.58%) CheckPoint
5 5 (2.58%) Palo Alto
5 5 (2.58%) SAP
5 5 (2.58%) SolarWinds
6 4 (2.06%) Avaya
6 4 (2.06%) VMware
7 3 (1.55%) Ivanti
7 3 (1.55%) Meraki
8 2 (1.03%) Apple
8 2 (1.03%) Juniper
9 1 (0.52%) NetApp
9 1 (0.52%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.52%) Tableau