Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 127 110
Rank change year-on-year +18 -17 -44
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 36 47 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.56% 1.54% 1.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.03% 5.38% 6.66%
Number of salaries quoted 35 49 39
Oxfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £49,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% +50.77% -13.33%
10th Percentile £33,950 £29,400 £21,500
90th Percentile £76,500 £55,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

Microsoft Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 715 873 796
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 31.07% 28.62% 29.92%
Number of salaries quoted 605 763 653
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,100 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Oxfordshire.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wallingford - 15 £35,000 - 1
Oxford -22 6 £40,000 -18.37% 3
Banbury - 2 £42,000 -
Bicester - 1 £22,500 -
Thame - 1 £26,500 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 29 (80.56%) Windows
2 20 (55.56%) MCSA
2 20 (55.56%) MS Exchange
3 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
4 18 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
6 16 (44.44%) VMware
6 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (44.44%) Data Centre
7 15 (41.67%) vCenter Server
7 15 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (41.67%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (41.67%) DNS
7 15 (41.67%) DHCP
8 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
9 12 (33.33%) MCSE
10 10 (27.78%) IT Strategy
11 9 (25.00%) Coaching
11 9 (25.00%) Task Automation
11 9 (25.00%) Android
11 9 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (25.00%) SCCM
12 8 (22.22%) Polycom
12 8 (22.22%) Apple iOS
12 8 (22.22%) User Experience
12 8 (22.22%) Skype
12 8 (22.22%) BYOD
12 8 (22.22%) Remote Desktop

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 20 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.78%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Office 365
2 4 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (8.33%) Mimecast
4 2 (5.56%) IaaS
4 2 (5.56%) PaaS
4 2 (5.56%) SaaS
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) DHCP
1 15 (41.67%) DNS
2 8 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
2 8 (22.22%) Skype
3 5 (13.89%) LAN
4 4 (11.11%) WAN
5 3 (8.33%) NAS
5 3 (8.33%) SAN
5 3 (8.33%) VLAN
6 1 (2.78%) Firewall
6 1 (2.78%) Internet
6 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 15 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) Big Data
3 2 (5.56%) MySQL
3 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Administrator
1 11 (30.56%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (19.44%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) IT Support
4 5 (13.89%) IT Administrator
4 5 (13.89%) IT Systems Administrator
4 5 (13.89%) Principal Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Principal Systems Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) IT Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Senior IT Support
5 4 (11.11%) Senior IT Support Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) IT Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.78%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 16 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 9 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (22.22%) BYOD
3 8 (22.22%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 29 (80.56%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 18 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (25.00%) Android
5 8 (22.22%) Apple iOS
6 3 (8.33%) Linux
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (27.78%) IT Strategy
3 9 (25.00%) Coaching
3 9 (25.00%) Task Automation
4 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
5 4 (11.11%) ERP
6 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.56%) Analytics
7 2 (5.56%) Business Analytics
7 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.56%) Data Governance
7 2 (5.56%) Data Integration
7 2 (5.56%) Data Science
7 2 (5.56%) Data Strategy
7 2 (5.56%) ITIL
7 2 (5.56%) Logistics
7 2 (5.56%) Predictive Modelling
7 2 (5.56%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.78%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
1 2 (5.56%) R
1 2 (5.56%) SQL
1 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.78%) C++
2 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.78%) Python
2 1 (2.78%) X++
Qualifications
1 20 (55.56%) MCSA
2 12 (33.33%) MCSE
3 7 (19.44%) Degree
4 5 (13.89%) MCP
5 2 (5.56%) A+ Certification
5 2 (5.56%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (2.78%) ACCA
6 1 (2.78%) AWS Certification
6 1 (2.78%) CCENT
6 1 (2.78%) CIMA
6 1 (2.78%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (2.78%) MCITP
6 1 (2.78%) MCTS
6 1 (2.78%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (2.78%) OCA
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
2 15 (41.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.78%) pfSense
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (41.67%) vCenter Server
2 9 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) Clonezilla
3 1 (2.78%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) VMware
2 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 8 (22.22%) Polycom
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 3 (8.33%) QNAP
5 1 (2.78%) Apple
5 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) Dell
5 1 (2.78%) Epicor
5 1 (2.78%) Infor
5 1 (2.78%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.78%) Sage
5 1 (2.78%) SAP