Period
to 21 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 21 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
21 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 46 13
Rank change year-on-year +34 -33 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 165 117 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 15.87% 7.03% 12.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.57% 34.11% 53.07%
Number of salaries quoted 160 108 176
Oxford median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £22,500 £23,375
90th Percentile £65,000 £83,250 £58,750
Oxfordshire median annual salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +6.67%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Oxford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 308 343 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 29.62% 20.60% 24.32%
Number of salaries quoted 280 320 302
Oxford median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +23.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,125 £62,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £48,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year -17.95% +14.71% -2.30%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Oxford

Windows
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in Oxford.

Salary trend for Windows in Oxford

Windows
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Oxford over the 6 months to 21 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 August 2019, IT jobs citing Windows 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 Windows.

1 83 (50.30%) Microsoft
2 65 (39.39%) Active Directory
3 53 (32.12%) Azure
4 51 (30.91%) C#
5 48 (29.09%) .NET
5 48 (29.09%) Software Engineering
5 48 (29.09%) Windows 10
6 47 (28.48%) Office 365
6 47 (28.48%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (27.27%) Degree
8 43 (26.06%) SQL Server
9 38 (23.03%) Mathematics
10 36 (21.82%) Computer Science
10 36 (21.82%) Python
11 35 (21.21%) SQL
12 34 (20.61%) JavaScript
13 33 (20.00%) Unit Testing
13 33 (20.00%) Windows Server
13 33 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
14 32 (19.39%) Linux
15 31 (18.79%) HTML
16 30 (18.18%) CSS
17 29 (17.58%) Hyper-V
18 28 (16.97%) Windows 7
18 28 (16.97%) Citrix
19 26 (15.76%) Microsoft Office
19 26 (15.76%) Windows Server 2012
20 24 (14.55%) OOD
21 23 (13.94%) Migration
22 22 (13.33%) MS Exchange

Windows
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 22 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 17 (10.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (4.24%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.82%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.21%) Apache
5 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.21%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (15.76%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 53 (32.12%) Azure
2 47 (28.48%) Office 365
3 17 (10.30%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (8.48%) GCP
5 12 (7.27%) IaaS
5 12 (7.27%) PaaS
6 10 (6.06%) AWS
7 8 (4.85%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.82%) OneDrive
8 3 (1.82%) SaaS
9 2 (1.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.88%) DHCP
1 13 (7.88%) DNS
2 11 (6.67%) Firewall
3 8 (4.85%) Skype
3 8 (4.85%) WAN
4 7 (4.24%) LAN
4 7 (4.24%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (1.82%) VPN
5 3 (1.82%) Wireless
6 2 (1.21%) DMZ
6 2 (1.21%) SAN
6 2 (1.21%) VLAN
6 2 (1.21%) VoIP
7 1 (0.61%) FTP
7 1 (0.61%) HTTP
7 1 (0.61%) IPsec
7 1 (0.61%) SMTP
7 1 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (26.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.24%) Big Data
3 4 (2.42%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (1.82%) MySQL
4 3 (1.82%) Neo4j
4 3 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 16 (9.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.21%) CircleCI
2 2 (1.21%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.61%) Selenium
General
1 5 (3.03%) Finance
2 3 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.21%) Games
3 2 (1.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (27.88%) Software Engineer
2 25 (15.15%) Junior
3 24 (14.55%) IT Support
4 22 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 18 (10.91%) Graduate
6 17 (10.30%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 17 (10.30%) Junior Software Engineer
7 16 (9.70%) Developer
8 14 (8.48%) C# Software Engineer
8 14 (8.48%) Cloud Engineer
9 13 (7.88%) Analyst
9 13 (7.88%) C++ Software Engineer
10 12 (7.27%) IT Engineer
10 12 (7.27%) Office 365 Engineer
10 12 (7.27%) Support Analyst
11 11 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
12 10 (6.06%) Support Technician
13 8 (4.85%) IT Support Analyst
13 8 (4.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (29.09%) .NET
2 31 (18.79%) HTML
3 30 (18.18%) CSS
4 17 (10.30%) AngularJS
4 17 (10.30%) Node.js
4 17 (10.30%) React
5 13 (7.88%) ASP.NET
5 13 (7.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (7.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 13 (7.88%) WinForms
6 8 (4.85%) .NET Framework
6 8 (4.85%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (4.85%) Entity Framework
6 8 (4.85%) jQuery
6 8 (4.85%) KnockoutJS
6 8 (4.85%) WCF
7 1 (0.61%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.30%) Algorithms
2 6 (3.64%) Enterprise Cloud
2 6 (3.64%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.42%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.42%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.82%) User Experience
6 2 (1.21%) CMDB
6 2 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.61%) BYOD
7 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 48 (29.09%) Windows 10
2 33 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 32 (19.39%) Linux
4 28 (16.97%) Windows 7
5 26 (15.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (9.70%) Windows 8
8 7 (4.24%) Windows XP
9 6 (3.64%) Android
9 6 (3.64%) Mac OS X
10 5 (3.03%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.82%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.21%) CentOS
12 2 (1.21%) Debian
12 2 (1.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (29.09%) Software Engineering
2 47 (28.48%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (23.03%) Mathematics
4 36 (21.82%) Computer Science
5 33 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 24 (14.55%) OOD
7 23 (13.94%) Migration
8 20 (12.12%) Application Virtualisation
9 18 (10.91%) Web Development
10 17 (10.30%) Computer Vision
10 17 (10.30%) OOP
11 14 (8.48%) Image Processing
11 14 (8.48%) Service Delivery
12 13 (7.88%) MVC
12 13 (7.88%) Time Management
13 12 (7.27%) Cryptography
14 10 (6.06%) Cloud Operations
14 10 (6.06%) Information Security
15 9 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 8 (4.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 51 (30.91%) C#
2 36 (21.82%) Python
3 35 (21.21%) SQL
4 34 (20.61%) JavaScript
5 16 (9.70%) MATLAB
5 16 (9.70%) R
6 15 (9.09%) C++
7 12 (7.27%) Bash Shell
7 12 (7.27%) PowerShell
8 9 (5.45%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.82%) Java
10 2 (1.21%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (27.27%) Degree
2 33 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (4.24%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.42%) APMP
4 4 (2.42%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (1.82%) MCP
6 2 (1.21%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.21%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.61%) CCNA
7 1 (0.61%) CEH
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.85%) SLA
2 2 (1.21%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.21%) QA
System Software
1 65 (39.39%) Active Directory
2 29 (17.58%) Hyper-V
3 17 (10.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.03%) Docker
4 5 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.42%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.61%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 13 (7.88%) SCCM
2 8 (4.85%) Puppet
3 6 (3.64%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (3.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 6 (3.64%) vCenter Server
4 3 (1.82%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.21%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.21%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (1.21%) WSUS
6 1 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 83 (50.30%) Microsoft
2 28 (16.97%) Citrix
3 19 (11.52%) VMware
4 14 (8.48%) Cisco
5 13 (7.88%) Google
6 10 (6.06%) HP
7 7 (4.24%) Dell
8 5 (3.03%) Sophos
9 4 (2.42%) WatchGuard
10 3 (1.82%) Oracle
10 3 (1.82%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.21%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.21%) SonicWALL
12 1 (0.61%) Meraki