Period
to 21 March 2019

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 March 2019 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 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 16 10
Rank change year-on-year -14 -6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 110 203 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 8.35% 12.93% 16.28%
As % of the Vendors category 29.49% 41.01% 49.33%
Number of salaries quoted 107 184 211
Oxford median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £24,669 £22,650 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,625 £62,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £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 373 495 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 28.30% 31.53% 33.01%
Number of salaries quoted 311 444 386
Oxford median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -5.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £74,625 £63,750
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%

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 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, 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 50 (45.45%) Windows
2 42 (38.18%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (38.18%) Active Directory
3 35 (31.82%) Office 365
4 32 (29.09%) JavaScript
5 29 (26.36%) SQL Server
5 29 (26.36%) C#
5 29 (26.36%) Windows 10
6 28 (25.45%) .NET
7 25 (22.73%) MVC
8 23 (20.91%) ASP.NET
8 23 (20.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (20.91%) jQuery
9 20 (18.18%) Mobile App
9 20 (18.18%) Windows Server
10 19 (17.27%) Windows 7
11 18 (16.36%) Software Engineering
12 16 (14.55%) CSS
12 16 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (12.73%) HTML
13 14 (12.73%) MS Exchange
13 14 (12.73%) Mobile Application Development
13 14 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (10.91%) Windows 8
14 12 (10.91%) SCCM
15 11 (10.00%) VMware
15 11 (10.00%) ITIL
16 10 (9.09%) Apple
16 10 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 14 (12.73%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.64%) Apache
2 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.73%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.73%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.82%) CMS
4 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.82%) NServiceBus
4 2 (1.82%) WordPress
5 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.91%) IIS
Applications
1 42 (38.18%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.91%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 35 (31.82%) Office 365
2 16 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (4.55%) Mimecast
5 4 (3.64%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (3.64%) SaaS
6 3 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (2.73%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.82%) IaaS
7 2 (1.82%) PaaS
8 1 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.18%) WAN
2 7 (6.36%) LAN
3 6 (5.45%) Skype
4 5 (4.55%) DHCP
4 5 (4.55%) DNS
5 4 (3.64%) Firewall
5 4 (3.64%) SAN
6 3 (2.73%) NAS
6 3 (2.73%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.73%) VLAN
7 2 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.82%) VoIP
7 2 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.82%) Wireless
8 1 (0.91%) Internet
8 1 (0.91%) MPLS
8 1 (0.91%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.91%) Power BI
3 1 (0.91%) QlikView
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.64%) Subversion
1 4 (3.64%) webpack
2 2 (1.82%) gulp
2 2 (1.82%) Mocha
3 1 (0.91%) JIRA
3 1 (0.91%) MorphX
3 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (2.73%) Games
2 2 (1.82%) Retail
3 1 (0.91%) Finance
3 1 (0.91%) Legal
3 1 (0.91%) Publishing
3 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (28.18%) Developer
2 17 (15.45%) Analyst
3 15 (13.64%) Software Developer
4 13 (11.82%) Support Analyst
5 11 (10.00%) IT Support
6 9 (8.18%) .NET Developer
6 9 (8.18%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (7.27%) Junior
8 7 (6.36%) Support Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) IT Analyst
9 6 (5.45%) IT Manager
9 6 (5.45%) IT Support Analyst
9 6 (5.45%) ITIL Manager
9 6 (5.45%) ITIL Service Manager
9 6 (5.45%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.45%) Service Desk Manager
9 6 (5.45%) Service Manager
10 5 (4.55%) Product Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.45%) .NET
2 23 (20.91%) ASP.NET
2 23 (20.91%) ASP.NET MVC
2 23 (20.91%) jQuery
3 16 (14.55%) CSS
4 14 (12.73%) HTML
5 8 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (6.36%) AngularJS
7 6 (5.45%) .NET Framework
8 5 (4.55%) React
9 4 (3.64%) COM
9 4 (3.64%) React Native
9 4 (3.64%) Sass
10 3 (2.73%) HTML5
10 3 (2.73%) RESTful
11 2 (1.82%) Backbone.js
11 2 (1.82%) CSS3
11 2 (1.82%) Ember.js
11 2 (1.82%) LESS
11 2 (1.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.55%) User Experience
3 4 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.64%) BYOD
3 4 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.64%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.73%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.73%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.82%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.91%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.91%) Clustering
6 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 50 (45.45%) Windows
2 29 (26.36%) Windows 10
3 20 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 19 (17.27%) Windows 7
5 14 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (10.91%) Windows 8
7 10 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (5.45%) Linux
8 6 (5.45%) Mac OS
9 5 (4.55%) Mac OS X
10 4 (3.64%) Android
11 3 (2.73%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.82%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.91%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.73%) MVC
2 18 (16.36%) Software Engineering
3 14 (12.73%) Mobile Application Development
4 11 (10.00%) ITIL
5 10 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.36%) Migration
6 7 (6.36%) OO
6 7 (6.36%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (6.36%) Web Application Development
7 6 (5.45%) Front End Development
7 6 (5.45%) IT Strategy
7 6 (5.45%) ITSM
7 6 (5.45%) Line Management
8 5 (4.55%) Application Virtualisation
8 5 (4.55%) Project Management
9 4 (3.64%) Computer Science
9 4 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.64%) ERP
9 4 (3.64%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 32 (29.09%) JavaScript
2 29 (26.36%) C#
3 9 (8.18%) SQL
4 8 (7.27%) PowerShell
5 6 (5.45%) C++
5 6 (5.45%) Java
6 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.91%) Go
6 1 (0.91%) Python
6 1 (0.91%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.91%) VBA
6 1 (0.91%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (5.45%) MCP
1 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (5.45%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.55%) MCSE
3 4 (3.64%) Degree
3 4 (3.64%) MCSA
3 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.82%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.91%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.91%) MCTS
5 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.45%) SLA
3 5 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (1.82%) WCAG
5 1 (0.91%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.91%) PMO
System Software
1 42 (38.18%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.18%) Hyper-V
2 9 (8.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.73%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.91%) pfSense
5 1 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (10.91%) SCCM
2 5 (4.55%) Jamf Pro
3 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (3.64%) Nessus
3 4 (3.64%) PowerCLI
4 3 (2.73%) SCOM
5 2 (1.82%) Puppet
5 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (1.82%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.91%) Clonezilla
6 1 (0.91%) cPanel
6 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.91%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (10.00%) VMware
2 10 (9.09%) Apple
3 8 (7.27%) HP
4 6 (5.45%) ServiceNow
4 6 (5.45%) Toshiba
5 4 (3.64%) Cisco
5 4 (3.64%) Citrix
5 4 (3.64%) Facebook
5 4 (3.64%) Okta
6 3 (2.73%) Dell
6 3 (2.73%) QNAP
6 3 (2.73%) Sophos
6 3 (2.73%) WatchGuard
7 1 (0.91%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.91%) Avaya
7 1 (0.91%) Google
7 1 (0.91%) iManage
7 1 (0.91%) Polycom
7 1 (0.91%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.91%) Tableau