Period
to 8 December 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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 129 126 115
Rank change year-on-year -3 -11 +13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 10 34 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.52% 1.35% 2.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.62% 4.87% 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 10 32 64
Oxfordshire median annual salary £43,750 £38,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.38% -15.00% +38.46%
10th Percentile £27,425 £33,270 £26,475
90th Percentile £55,000 £77,250 £55,000
South East median annual salary £43,886 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.75% +3.75% -

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 616 698 922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 32.25% 27.73% 29.77%
Number of salaries quoted 497 614 797
Oxfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £77,500 £71,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Banbury +18 6 £32,500 -32.99%
Oxford +16 2 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Microsoft Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 8 (80.00%) Azure
1 8 (80.00%) Office 365
2 7 (70.00%) ITIL
3 6 (60.00%) MCSA
4 5 (50.00%) MCSE
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (40.00%) Service Management
5 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (30.00%) Workfront
6 3 (30.00%) Analytical Thinking
6 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (30.00%) ServiceNow
6 3 (30.00%) Change Control
6 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (30.00%) WSUS
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (30.00%) Ivanti
6 3 (30.00%) SCCM
6 3 (30.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
6 3 (30.00%) Backup Exec
6 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (30.00%) Remedy
6 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management

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 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) Azure
1 8 (80.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) VLAN
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (10.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) IT Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) IT Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 3 (30.00%) Change Control
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) MCSA
2 5 (50.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) Docker
4 1 (10.00%) vCloud
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
1 3 (30.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Ivanti
2 3 (30.00%) Remedy
2 3 (30.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) Veeam