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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 92 68
Rank change year-on-year 0 -24  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 26 42 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.94% 2.54% 3.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.22% 8.81% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 20 29 49
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -20.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £25,000 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £42,750 £51,800
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.77%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 418 477 499
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 31.19% 28.87% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 339 380 385
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,200 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -10 8 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Wallingford - 6 £35,000 - 1
Abingdon +21 3 £42,500 +34.92%
Thame - 2 £55,000 -
Witney - 2 £32,250 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 36 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 34 (70.83%) Windows
3 32 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 32 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 26 (54.17%) VMware
5 21 (43.75%) MCSE
5 21 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (37.50%) DHCP
6 18 (37.50%) DNS
7 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
8 16 (33.33%) MCSA
9 14 (29.17%) MS Exchange
9 14 (29.17%) SAN
9 14 (29.17%) Data Centre
10 13 (27.08%) Exchange Server 2013
10 13 (27.08%) Office 365
11 12 (25.00%) vSphere
11 12 (25.00%) HP
12 10 (20.83%) EMC
12 10 (20.83%) Terminal Services
12 10 (20.83%) Replication
12 10 (20.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (20.83%) Veeam
12 10 (20.83%) EMC VNX
12 10 (20.83%) Server Patching
13 9 (18.75%) Hyper-V
13 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure

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 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 13 (27.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (16.67%) Skype for Business
4 5 (10.42%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (10.42%) IIS
4 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.25%) NServiceBus
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.25%) Siemens NX
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (6.25%) Teamcenter
3 1 (2.08%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.08%) Office 365
2 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (37.50%) DHCP
1 18 (37.50%) DNS
2 14 (29.17%) SAN
3 8 (16.67%) Skype
4 5 (10.42%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.17%) VPN
6 1 (2.08%) Intranet
6 1 (2.08%) LAN
6 1 (2.08%) PABX
6 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.25%) SSDT
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.08%) NUnit
3 1 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (4.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Support Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Administrator
2 10 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Infrastructure Support
2 10 (20.83%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (12.50%) Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) IT Administrator
5 5 (10.42%) IT Systems Administrator
5 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Specialist
5 5 (10.42%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Applications Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Applications Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Web Applications Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Web Applications Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) .NET
1 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 6 (12.50%) CSS
2 5 (10.42%) CSS3
2 5 (10.42%) HTML
2 5 (10.42%) HTML5
3 4 (8.33%) Ajax
4 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (6.25%) Itk
4 3 (6.25%) jQuery
4 3 (6.25%) Kendo UI
5 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.08%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Data Centre
2 10 (20.83%) EMC VNX
2 10 (20.83%) Replication
3 5 (10.42%) Clustering
3 5 (10.42%) Fat Client
3 5 (10.42%) Thin Client
4 3 (6.25%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (70.83%) Windows
2 32 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 21 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.25%) Mac OS X
4 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Server Patching
2 8 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.50%) ITIL
4 6 (12.50%) MVC
5 5 (10.42%) Incident Management
5 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
5 5 (10.42%) Network Load Balancing
5 5 (10.42%) Patch Management
5 5 (10.42%) Performance Management
5 5 (10.42%) Release Management
5 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
5 5 (10.42%) Task Automation
6 4 (8.33%) Service Management
6 4 (8.33%) SOLID
6 4 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 4 (8.33%) Web Development
7 3 (6.25%) Migration
7 3 (6.25%) PLM
7 3 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.50%) C#
3 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (2.08%) C++
5 1 (2.08%) Python
5 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (43.75%) MCSE
2 16 (33.33%) MCSA
3 10 (20.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (12.50%) MCP
5 4 (8.33%) CCNA
5 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (6.25%) Degree
6 3 (6.25%) MCPD
7 2 (4.17%) A+ Certification
7 2 (4.17%) JNCIA
7 2 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 32 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (25.00%) vSphere
3 10 (20.83%) Terminal Services
4 9 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (10.42%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) vCenter Server
2 5 (10.42%) WSUS
3 4 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (54.17%) VMware
3 12 (25.00%) HP
4 10 (20.83%) EMC
4 10 (20.83%) Veeam
5 5 (10.42%) Apple
5 5 (10.42%) CA
6 4 (8.33%) Cisco
7 3 (6.25%) Oracle
7 3 (6.25%) Siemens
8 2 (4.17%) 3PAR
8 2 (4.17%) Dell
8 2 (4.17%) EqualLogic
9 1 (2.08%) SAP
9 1 (2.08%) Sophos
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