Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 17 15
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 133 171 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 9.89% 11.17% 12.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.43% 53.94% 47.26%
Number of salaries quoted 122 154 139
Oxford median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +35.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £22,525 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £57,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -10.26%

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 321 317 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 23.87% 20.71% 25.57%
Number of salaries quoted 297 275 296
Oxford median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +14.46% -7.78%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,125
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,750 £61,250
Oxfordshire median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +2.11% +14.46% -2.35%

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 15 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows in Oxford

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 57 (42.86%) Linux
2 43 (32.33%) Software Engineering
3 40 (30.08%) Active Directory
4 39 (29.32%) Python
4 39 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (29.32%) Office 365
5 33 (24.81%) C#
6 32 (24.06%) Microsoft
7 31 (23.31%) C++
8 29 (21.80%) Windows Server
9 27 (20.30%) Microsoft Azure
10 25 (18.80%) SQL
11 24 (18.05%) Amazon AWS
12 23 (17.29%) Firewall
13 22 (16.54%) PowerShell
14 21 (15.79%) SDLC
15 20 (15.04%) Mathematics
15 20 (15.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 20 (15.04%) Degree
16 19 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
16 19 (14.29%) Computer Science
16 19 (14.29%) Windows 10
17 18 (13.53%) Bash Shell
17 18 (13.53%) SQL Server
18 16 (12.03%) .NET
18 16 (12.03%) JavaScript
18 16 (12.03%) MS Exchange
18 16 (12.03%) QA
18 16 (12.03%) Problem-Solving
19 15 (11.28%) Private Cloud

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 16 (12.03%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.76%) Apache
3 4 (3.01%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.26%) IBM Notes
4 3 (2.26%) IIS
4 3 (2.26%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.75%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 39 (29.32%) Office 365
2 27 (20.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (18.05%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (4.51%) SaaS
6 5 (3.76%) Mimecast
7 3 (2.26%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (2.26%) OneDrive
8 2 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.50%) IaaS
8 2 (1.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.29%) Firewall
2 14 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.52%) WAN
4 9 (6.77%) LAN
5 4 (3.01%) DNS
5 4 (3.01%) SAN
5 4 (3.01%) Skype
5 4 (3.01%) VLAN
5 4 (3.01%) VPN
6 3 (2.26%) DHCP
6 3 (2.26%) NAS
6 3 (2.26%) Network Security
7 2 (1.50%) HTTP
7 2 (1.50%) Internet
7 2 (1.50%) IPsec
7 2 (1.50%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.75%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.75%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.26%) GIS
3 3 (2.26%) Neo4j
3 3 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.75%) MySQL
4 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.75%) Redis
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (4.51%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.01%) JIRA
3 3 (2.26%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.26%) HP UFT
3 3 (2.26%) Selenium
3 3 (2.26%) TestComplete
3 3 (2.26%) Xcode
3 3 (2.26%) Zephyr
4 1 (0.75%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (10.53%) Legal
2 7 (5.26%) Finance
3 2 (1.50%) Law
3 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.75%) Banking
4 1 (0.75%) Games
4 1 (0.75%) Marketing
4 1 (0.75%) Publishing
4 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (24.81%) Software Engineer
2 20 (15.04%) Analyst
3 12 (9.02%) IT Manager
4 11 (8.27%) Developer
4 11 (8.27%) IT Support
4 11 (8.27%) Security Analyst
4 11 (8.27%) Software Developer
4 11 (8.27%) Support Engineer
4 11 (8.27%) Windows Engineer
5 10 (7.52%) Graduate
5 10 (7.52%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 9 (6.77%) C++ Developer
6 9 (6.77%) C++ Software Developer
6 9 (6.77%) Junior
6 9 (6.77%) Junior Software Engineer
6 9 (6.77%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (6.02%) Information Analyst
7 8 (6.02%) Information Security Analyst
8 7 (5.26%) IT Engineer
9 6 (4.51%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.03%) .NET
2 14 (10.53%) WPF
3 10 (7.52%) HTML
3 10 (7.52%) Node.js
3 10 (7.52%) React
4 9 (6.77%) AngularJS
4 9 (6.77%) CSS
4 9 (6.77%) Web Services
5 6 (4.51%) ASP.NET
6 5 (3.76%) RESTful
7 3 (2.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.26%) WinForms
8 2 (1.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.50%) jQuery
9 1 (0.75%) HTML5
9 1 (0.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.28%) Private Cloud
2 11 (8.27%) Data Protection Act
3 9 (6.77%) CUDA
4 5 (3.76%) Fintech
5 4 (3.01%) BYOD
5 4 (3.01%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.01%) Life Science
5 4 (3.01%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.26%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.50%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.50%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.75%) CMDB
8 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.75%) NHS
8 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 57 (42.86%) Linux
2 29 (21.80%) Windows Server
3 19 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 11 (8.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (6.77%) Android
6 8 (6.02%) Apple iOS
6 8 (6.02%) Windows 7
7 7 (5.26%) Unix
8 5 (3.76%) Mac OS
8 5 (3.76%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.26%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.50%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.75%) CentOS
11 1 (0.75%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.75%) Solaris
11 1 (0.75%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (32.33%) Software Engineering
2 39 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (15.79%) SDLC
4 20 (15.04%) Mathematics
5 19 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 16 (12.03%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (11.28%) Time Management
8 14 (10.53%) Information Security
8 14 (10.53%) Prototyping
8 14 (10.53%) Risk Management
9 13 (9.77%) Unit Testing
10 12 (9.02%) DevOps
10 12 (9.02%) ITIL
10 12 (9.02%) Network Design
10 12 (9.02%) OOP
11 11 (8.27%) Data Privacy
11 11 (8.27%) Data Protection
12 10 (7.52%) OOD
13 9 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (6.77%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 39 (29.32%) Python
2 33 (24.81%) C#
3 31 (23.31%) C++
4 25 (18.80%) SQL
5 22 (16.54%) PowerShell
6 18 (13.53%) Bash Shell
7 16 (12.03%) JavaScript
8 13 (9.77%) Java
9 12 (9.02%) Perl
10 8 (6.02%) C
11 4 (3.01%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.26%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.75%) PHP
13 1 (0.75%) Ruby
13 1 (0.75%) VBScript
13 1 (0.75%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (15.04%) Degree
2 13 (9.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (8.27%) CISSP
4 9 (6.77%) PhD
5 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (4.51%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.76%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (3.76%) MCSE
6 5 (3.76%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.01%) ISTQB
7 4 (3.01%) MCP
7 4 (3.01%) MCSA
8 1 (0.75%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.75%) CCNA
8 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.75%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.75%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (12.03%) QA
3 11 (8.27%) PCI DSS
4 6 (4.51%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (4.51%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 6 (4.51%) SLA
5 1 (0.75%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.75%) PMO
System Software
1 40 (30.08%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.26%) Docker
3 5 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.75%) pfSense
5 1 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (5.26%) SCCM
2 6 (4.51%) Kubernetes
3 5 (3.76%) Nessus
3 5 (3.76%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (3.01%) Jamf Pro
4 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (2.26%) Ansible
5 3 (2.26%) HP ALM
5 3 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.26%) Puppet
5 3 (2.26%) SCOM
5 3 (2.26%) Terraform
6 1 (0.75%) Clonezilla
6 1 (0.75%) Packer
6 1 (0.75%) Salt
6 1 (0.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (24.06%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.28%) Google
3 9 (6.77%) Apple
4 8 (6.02%) Cisco
4 8 (6.02%) HP
4 8 (6.02%) ServiceNow
4 8 (6.02%) VMware
5 5 (3.76%) Okta
5 5 (3.76%) Toshiba
6 3 (2.26%) IBM
6 3 (2.26%) New Relic
6 3 (2.26%) QNAP
6 3 (2.26%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.50%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.50%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.75%) BMC
8 1 (0.75%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.75%) Polycom
8 1 (0.75%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.75%) WatchGuard