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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 94 71 90
Rank change year-on-year -23 +19  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 22 45 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.56% 3.18% 1.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.21% 10.30% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 21 45 23
Median salary £36,000 £32,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.76% -22.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  

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 422 437 383
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 29.89% 30.91% 28.16%
Number of salaries quoted 381 359 286
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 March 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 March 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
Abingdon +22 8 £32,500 +3.17% 1
Oxford -19 7 £50,000 +53.84%
Wallingford - 3 £36,000 -
Thame - 1 £55,000 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 45 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 41 (71.93%) Active Directory
3 34 (59.65%) Windows
4 31 (54.39%) Windows Server
5 26 (45.61%) MCSE
6 25 (43.86%) MS Excel
6 25 (43.86%) VMware
7 24 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 17 (29.82%) DHCP
9 17 (29.82%) DNS
10 16 (28.07%) SAN
11 15 (26.32%) HP
11 15 (26.32%) MCSA
12 14 (24.56%) Replication
13 13 (22.81%) Server Patching
13 13 (22.81%) Office 365
13 13 (22.81%) EMC VNX
13 13 (22.81%) Veeam
13 13 (22.81%) vSphere
13 13 (22.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 13 (22.81%) EMC
13 13 (22.81%) Terminal Services
14 12 (21.05%) Sophos
15 11 (19.30%) MS Exchange
16 10 (17.54%) Software Engineering
16 10 (17.54%) Network+ Certification
16 10 (17.54%) Hyper-V
16 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft Certification
Top Related 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 19 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 11 (19.30%) MS Exchange
3 7 (12.28%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.75%) IIS
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 25 (43.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
2 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.75%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.81%) Office 365
2 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.82%) DHCP
1 17 (29.82%) DNS
2 16 (28.07%) SAN
3 8 (14.04%) VPN
4 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
5 6 (10.53%) Skype
6 3 (5.26%) FTP
6 3 (5.26%) HTTP
6 3 (5.26%) SMTP
6 3 (5.26%) VLAN
6 3 (5.26%) VoIP
7 2 (3.51%) Firewall
7 2 (3.51%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Automotive
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Support Engineer
2 15 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (24.56%) Infrastructure Support
3 14 (24.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) QA Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) QA Software Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Software Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Support Technician
4 7 (12.28%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Administrator
5 5 (8.77%) Support Specialist
6 4 (7.02%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (7.02%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.02%) Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 3 (5.26%) IT Support
7 3 (5.26%) Office 365 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) Velocity
2 1 (1.75%) CSS
2 1 (1.75%) HTML
2 1 (1.75%) Itk
2 1 (1.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Replication
2 13 (22.81%) EMC VNX
3 9 (15.79%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.02%) Public Cloud
5 3 (5.26%) Client/Server
5 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.75%) Biotechnology
7 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (59.65%) Windows
2 31 (54.39%) Windows Server
3 24 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (12.28%) Windows 7
4 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (12.28%) Windows XP
5 6 (10.53%) Unix
6 3 (5.26%) Linux
6 3 (5.26%) Mac OS
6 3 (5.26%) NetWare
7 2 (3.51%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.75%) Android
8 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) Server Patching
2 10 (17.54%) Software Engineering
3 9 (15.79%) ITIL
3 9 (15.79%) Service Management
4 7 (12.28%) Change Control
4 7 (12.28%) Fuzz Testing
4 7 (12.28%) Integration Testing
4 7 (12.28%) System Integration Testing
4 7 (12.28%) Test Automation
5 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.02%) Migration
5 4 (7.02%) Time Management
6 3 (5.26%) Coaching
6 3 (5.26%) Defect Tracking
6 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.26%) Product Management
6 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.26%) TOGAF
6 3 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 7 (12.28%) C++
2 7 (12.28%) Python
3 6 (10.53%) SQL
4 1 (1.75%) C#
4 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (45.61%) MCSE
2 15 (26.32%) MCSA
3 13 (22.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (17.54%) Network+ Certification
5 9 (15.79%) A+ Certification
6 7 (12.28%) Degree
6 7 (12.28%) MCP
7 6 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (8.77%) CCNA
9 3 (5.26%) CISSP
9 3 (5.26%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (5.26%) Security+ Certification
10 2 (3.51%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) QA
1 7 (12.28%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (71.93%) Active Directory
2 13 (22.81%) Terminal Services
2 13 (22.81%) vSphere
3 10 (17.54%) Hyper-V
3 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.51%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (7.02%) SCCM
3 3 (5.26%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 45 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 25 (43.86%) VMware
3 15 (26.32%) HP
4 13 (22.81%) EMC
4 13 (22.81%) Veeam
5 12 (21.05%) Sophos
6 6 (10.53%) Apple
7 2 (3.51%) Cisco
7 2 (3.51%) Polycom
7 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.75%) Dell
8 1 (1.75%) Mitel
8 1 (1.75%) NetApp
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle
8 1 (1.75%) Siemens
8 1 (1.75%) WatchGuard
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £36k+ benefits
Posted: 6 days ago