Period
to 12 November 2018

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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 108 118
Rank change year-on-year -21 +10 -55
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 30 61 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.15% 2.09% 1.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.30% 6.76% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 28 59 35
Oxfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +38.46% -13.33%
10th Percentile £21,175 £26,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,625 £55,000 £48,750
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 697 902 864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 26.81% 30.87% 29.21%
Number of salaries quoted 621 775 690
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £70,125
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 12 November 2018.

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 12 November 2018. 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 -1 9 £35,000 -
Oxford -40 6 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Banbury - 3 £48,500 -
Bicester - 2 £22,500 - 1
Woodstock - 2 £21,750 -
Kidlington +8 1 - - 2
Witney -6 1 £22,000 -33.33%
Microsoft Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, 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 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
3 15 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 14 (46.67%) MS Exchange
4 14 (46.67%) MCSA
5 13 (43.33%) VMware
5 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (36.67%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
6 11 (36.67%) DNS
7 10 (33.33%) DHCP
7 10 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 9 (30.00%) vCenter Server
8 9 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (30.00%) MCSE
8 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (26.67%) Office 365
10 6 (20.00%) LAN
10 6 (20.00%) MCP
11 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
11 5 (16.67%) WAN
11 5 (16.67%) SCCM
11 5 (16.67%) IT Strategy
12 4 (13.33%) Skype
12 4 (13.33%) Coaching
12 4 (13.33%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (13.33%) Task Automation
12 4 (13.33%) Android

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 14 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) Office 365
2 4 (13.33%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (10.00%) Mimecast
4 2 (6.67%) IaaS
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (6.67%) PaaS
4 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) DNS
2 10 (33.33%) DHCP
3 6 (20.00%) LAN
4 5 (16.67%) WAN
5 4 (13.33%) Skype
6 3 (10.00%) Firewall
6 3 (10.00%) NAS
6 3 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (10.00%) SAN
6 3 (10.00%) VLAN
7 2 (6.67%) Internet
8 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
8 1 (3.33%) Network Security
8 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Big Data
3 2 (6.67%) MySQL
3 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Administrator
1 9 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (16.67%) IT Administrator
2 5 (16.67%) IT Systems Administrator
3 3 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (6.67%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Architect
4 2 (6.67%) IT Support
4 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.33%) Data Scientist
5 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) ERP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) MDX
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (10.00%) BYOD
3 3 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (10.00%) User Experience
4 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.33%) CESG
5 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (13.33%) Android
6 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (10.00%) Linux
6 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
7 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (16.67%) IT Strategy
3 4 (13.33%) Coaching
3 4 (13.33%) ERP
3 4 (13.33%) Task Automation
4 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.67%) Analytics
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analytics
5 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.67%) Data Governance
5 2 (6.67%) Data Integration
5 2 (6.67%) Data Science
5 2 (6.67%) Data Strategy
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
5 2 (6.67%) Logistics
5 2 (6.67%) Predictive Modelling
5 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.33%) Decision-Making
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
1 2 (6.67%) R
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
1 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.33%) C#
2 1 (3.33%) C++
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) MCSA
2 9 (30.00%) MCSE
3 6 (20.00%) MCP
4 4 (13.33%) Degree
5 2 (6.67%) A+ Certification
5 2 (6.67%) CCNA
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.67%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (3.33%) ACCA
6 1 (3.33%) CCENT
6 1 (3.33%) CEH
6 1 (3.33%) CIMA
6 1 (3.33%) CISSP
6 1 (3.33%) GNVQ
6 1 (3.33%) MCITP
6 1 (3.33%) MCTS
6 1 (3.33%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (3.33%) OCA
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.33%) pfSense
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) vCenter Server
2 5 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) Clonezilla
3 1 (3.33%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (43.33%) VMware
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) Polycom
3 3 (10.00%) QNAP
4 2 (6.67%) Apple
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco
4 2 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.33%) Avaya
5 1 (3.33%) Epicor
5 1 (3.33%) Fujitsu
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) Infor
5 1 (3.33%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.33%) Nokia
5 1 (3.33%) Remedy
5 1 (3.33%) Sage
5 1 (3.33%) Samsung
5 1 (3.33%) SAP