Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 126 64
Rank change year-on-year +15 -62 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 67 53 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.21% 1.81% 4.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.26% 6.19% 13.89%
Number of salaries quoted 65 35 144
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -13.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £26,550 £22,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £48,750 £53,525
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%

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 923 856 1087
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 30.44% 29.21% 32.30%
Number of salaries quoted 792 690 828
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,875 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £69,750 £70,125 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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
Oxford +14 43 £45,000 +36.36% 4
Witney - 10 £33,000 -
Wallingford - 6 £35,000 -
Kidlington - 2 £73,750 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 58 (86.57%) Microsoft
2 40 (59.70%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (58.21%) MVC
3 39 (58.21%) C#
3 39 (58.21%) .NET
3 39 (58.21%) ASP.NET
3 39 (58.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 38 (56.72%) Continuous Improvement
4 38 (56.72%) HTML
5 33 (49.25%) MCP
5 33 (49.25%) HTML5
5 33 (49.25%) SOLID
6 32 (47.76%) Microservices
6 32 (47.76%) NServiceBus
6 32 (47.76%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 32 (47.76%) Kendo UI
6 32 (47.76%) Test Automation
6 32 (47.76%) MCPD
7 22 (32.84%) Windows
7 22 (32.84%) JavaScript
8 19 (28.36%) Windows Server
9 18 (26.87%) Web Development
9 18 (26.87%) CSS
10 17 (25.37%) Active Directory
10 17 (25.37%) Ajax
10 17 (25.37%) CSS3
11 16 (23.88%) Entity Framework
11 16 (23.88%) Sitefinity
11 16 (23.88%) SSDT
11 16 (23.88%) .NET Framework

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 32 (47.76%) NServiceBus
2 16 (23.88%) Sitefinity
3 12 (17.91%) MS Exchange
4 9 (13.43%) IIS
5 6 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
7 4 (5.97%) Skype for Business
8 3 (4.48%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.99%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (1.49%) BASE24
3 1 (1.49%) BPCS
3 1 (1.49%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.42%) Office 365
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.88%) DNS
2 14 (20.90%) DHCP
3 6 (8.96%) SAN
3 6 (8.96%) VLAN
3 6 (8.96%) VPN
4 4 (5.97%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (5.97%) Skype
5 3 (4.48%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (2.99%) Firewall
6 2 (2.99%) LAN
6 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.99%) WAN
7 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.49%) Intranet
7 1 (1.49%) IPv6
7 1 (1.49%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.88%) SQL Server
1 16 (23.88%) SSDT
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.99%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 39 (58.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (23.88%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.49%) NUnit
3 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (4.48%) Finance
1 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (58.21%) Developer
2 32 (47.76%) Applications Developer
3 25 (37.31%) Senior Developer
4 20 (29.85%) Senior Applications Developer
5 17 (25.37%) Web Developer
6 16 (23.88%) Web Applications Developer
7 13 (19.40%) Senior Web Developer
8 12 (17.91%) Senior Web Applications Developer
9 7 (10.45%) Administrator
9 7 (10.45%) Analyst
9 7 (10.45%) Support Engineer
9 7 (10.45%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (8.96%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (8.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (8.96%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (8.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (8.96%) IT Administrator
10 6 (8.96%) IT Systems Administrator
11 5 (7.46%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 5 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (58.21%) .NET
1 39 (58.21%) ASP.NET
2 38 (56.72%) HTML
3 33 (49.25%) HTML5
4 32 (47.76%) Kendo UI
5 18 (26.87%) CSS
6 17 (25.37%) Ajax
6 17 (25.37%) CSS3
7 16 (23.88%) .NET Framework
7 16 (23.88%) Entity Framework
8 6 (8.96%) AngularJS
8 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (8.96%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (8.96%) WCF
9 5 (7.46%) React
9 5 (7.46%) SignalR
10 2 (2.99%) jQuery
11 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET 2.0
11 1 (1.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.97%) Fat Client
2 4 (5.97%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.48%) Clustering
4 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.84%) Windows
2 19 (28.36%) Windows Server
3 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (7.46%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.49%) Debian
6 1 (1.49%) Linux
6 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (59.70%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (58.21%) MVC
3 38 (56.72%) Continuous Improvement
4 33 (49.25%) SOLID
5 32 (47.76%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 32 (47.76%) Microservices
5 32 (47.76%) Test Automation
6 18 (26.87%) Web Development
7 10 (14.93%) ITIL
8 8 (11.94%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.96%) Service Management
10 5 (7.46%) Coaching
10 5 (7.46%) ERP
11 4 (5.97%) Network Monitoring
12 3 (4.48%) Network Load Balancing
12 3 (4.48%) Patch Management
12 3 (4.48%) Performance Management
12 3 (4.48%) Project Management
12 3 (4.48%) Release Management
12 3 (4.48%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 39 (58.21%) C#
2 22 (32.84%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.43%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.97%) SQL
5 2 (2.99%) C++
5 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.99%) X++
6 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (49.25%) MCP
2 32 (47.76%) MCPD
3 11 (16.42%) MCSE
4 10 (14.93%) MCSA
5 6 (8.96%) Degree
5 6 (8.96%) MCTS
6 5 (7.46%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (7.46%) MCDBA
6 5 (7.46%) MCITP
7 2 (2.99%) CCNA
7 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (25.37%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.43%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.46%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.99%) vCloud
5 2 (2.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) vCenter Server
2 6 (8.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (4.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (86.57%) Microsoft
2 16 (23.88%) VMware
3 10 (14.93%) Cisco
4 6 (8.96%) HP
5 4 (5.97%) Apple
6 3 (4.48%) Avaya
6 3 (4.48%) CA
6 3 (4.48%) Oracle
7 2 (2.99%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.99%) Acronis
7 2 (2.99%) Aruba
7 2 (2.99%) Dell
7 2 (2.99%) EqualLogic
7 2 (2.99%) Hyperion
7 2 (2.99%) Pegasus
7 2 (2.99%) SAP
7 2 (2.99%) Veeam
8 1 (1.49%) IFS
8 1 (1.49%) Infor
8 1 (1.49%) Sage