Period
to 19 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 9 10
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 406 510 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 13.92% 18.00% 16.82%
As % of the Vendors category 36.98% 43.15% 35.80%
Number of salaries quoted 356 439 407
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Oxfordshire.

All Vendors
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,098 1,182 1,458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 37.64% 41.71% 46.99%
Number of salaries quoted 944 986 1,076
Oxfordshire median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.78% -2.17% +12.20%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Oxfordshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Oxfordshire.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Oxfordshire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Oxfordshire

Microsoft
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 within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 August 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
Oxford -13 190 £45,000 +5.88% 22
Thame +3 35 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Banbury +20 21 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Abingdon +4 21 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Witney -4 14 £47,500 +37.68% 2
Kidlington 0 10 £70,000 +64.71% 4
Bicester -8 4 £40,000 -1.84% 1
Wallingford -11 3 £43,500 +50.00% 3
Henley-on-Thames +3 2 £22,500 -25.00% 2
Wantage - 2 £40,000 - 1
Woodstock - 2 £21,750 -
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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.

1 160 (39.41%) SQL Server
2 155 (38.18%) .NET
3 116 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (27.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 109 (26.85%) C#
6 104 (25.62%) SQL
7 99 (24.38%) Windows
8 86 (21.18%) JavaScript
9 85 (20.94%) ASP.NET
10 78 (19.21%) MVC
11 72 (17.73%) Active Directory
12 65 (16.01%) HTML
13 63 (15.52%) Windows Server
14 58 (14.29%) Software Engineering
15 52 (12.81%) ASP.NET MVC
15 52 (12.81%) AngularJS
15 52 (12.81%) Java
15 52 (12.81%) Problem-Solving
16 51 (12.56%) Microsoft Office
17 50 (12.32%) Finance
17 50 (12.32%) Google
18 49 (12.07%) Office 365
19 45 (11.08%) Web Services
20 44 (10.84%) jQuery
21 43 (10.59%) Advertising
22 41 (10.10%) Business Intelligence
22 41 (10.10%) Web Application Development
22 41 (10.10%) Microservices
23 40 (9.85%) HTML5
24 39 (9.61%) Linux

Microsoft
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 23 (5.67%) MS Exchange
2 16 (3.94%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.97%) CMS
3 8 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (1.48%) IIS
5 5 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.23%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.99%) Apache
7 2 (0.49%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.49%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.49%) Sitefinity
7 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.25%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 51 (12.56%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (6.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.97%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.99%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.25%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 30 (7.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 29 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (2.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.99%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 3 (0.74%) BPCS
6 2 (0.49%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.25%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 113 (27.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (12.07%) Office 365
3 37 (9.11%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (7.64%) Google Cloud Platform
5 21 (5.17%) Dynamics 365
6 18 (4.43%) SaaS
7 11 (2.71%) PaaS
8 10 (2.46%) IaaS
8 10 (2.46%) Slack
9 6 (1.48%) GitHub
10 5 (1.23%) AdWords
10 5 (1.23%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.74%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.49%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.16%) DNS
2 24 (5.91%) Firewall
3 21 (5.17%) TCP/IP
4 17 (4.19%) DHCP
4 17 (4.19%) LAN
5 16 (3.94%) Internet
5 16 (3.94%) WAN
6 12 (2.96%) VLAN
7 11 (2.71%) VPN
8 10 (2.46%) SAN
8 10 (2.46%) VoIP
9 7 (1.72%) Wireless
10 6 (1.48%) Skype
11 4 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (0.99%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (0.74%) IP Telephony
12 3 (0.74%) PBX
13 2 (0.49%) Asterisk PBX
13 2 (0.49%) IPv6
14 1 (0.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (39.41%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.64%) Power BI
3 24 (5.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (4.43%) MySQL
4 18 (4.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (4.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
7 11 (2.71%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (1.48%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.23%) Big Data
10 5 (1.23%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (0.99%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.74%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.74%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 16 (3.94%) Visual Studio
2 13 (3.20%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.20%) JIRA
3 8 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.72%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.48%) CruiseControl
5 6 (1.48%) NUnit
6 5 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.49%) Selenium
8 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.25%) Moq
8 1 (0.25%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.25%) Subversion
8 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 50 (12.32%) Finance
2 43 (10.59%) Advertising
3 23 (5.67%) Retail
4 13 (3.20%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.71%) Publishing
6 10 (2.46%) Marketing
7 8 (1.97%) Games
8 7 (1.72%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.48%) Legal
10 3 (0.74%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.49%) Military
12 1 (0.25%) Back Office
12 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 119 (29.31%) Developer
2 52 (12.81%) .NET Developer
3 33 (8.13%) Analyst
4 32 (7.88%) Software Engineer
5 30 (7.39%) Cloud Engineer
5 30 (7.39%) Software Developer
5 30 (7.39%) Support Engineer
6 29 (7.14%) SQL Developer
7 27 (6.65%) C# Developer
8 26 (6.40%) Architect
9 24 (5.91%) Consultant
10 23 (5.67%) ASP.NET Developer
10 23 (5.67%) IT Support
11 21 (5.17%) IT Engineer
12 19 (4.68%) Project Manager
13 18 (4.43%) C# .NET Developer
13 18 (4.43%) Cloud Software Engineer
13 18 (4.43%) Solutions Architect
13 18 (4.43%) Web Developer
14 16 (3.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (38.18%) .NET
2 85 (20.94%) ASP.NET
3 65 (16.01%) HTML
4 52 (12.81%) AngularJS
4 52 (12.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 45 (11.08%) Web Services
6 44 (10.84%) jQuery
7 40 (9.85%) HTML5
8 34 (8.37%) CSS
9 28 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
10 20 (4.93%) .NET Framework
11 14 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 14 (3.45%) WinForms
12 12 (2.96%) React
13 10 (2.46%) XML
14 8 (1.97%) WPF
15 7 (1.72%) RESTful
16 6 (1.48%) Elastic Stack
16 6 (1.48%) JSON
16 6 (1.48%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.36%) User Experience
2 24 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.91%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (5.67%) Mobile App
4 15 (3.69%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.71%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.22%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.22%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.48%) Clustering
9 5 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.74%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.74%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.74%) NHS
10 3 (0.74%) Replication
11 2 (0.49%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.49%) Fintech
11 2 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.49%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 99 (24.38%) Windows
2 63 (15.52%) Windows Server
3 39 (9.61%) Linux
4 14 (3.45%) Windows 10
5 13 (3.20%) Windows 7
6 11 (2.71%) Apple iOS
7 10 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (2.22%) Windows 8
9 8 (1.97%) Android
9 8 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.48%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.23%) Debian
12 3 (0.74%) CentOS
12 3 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.49%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (19.21%) MVC
3 58 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 52 (12.81%) Problem-Solving
5 41 (10.10%) Business Intelligence
5 41 (10.10%) Microservices
5 41 (10.10%) Web Application Development
6 37 (9.11%) ERP
7 31 (7.64%) ITIL
8 28 (6.90%) DevOps
8 28 (6.90%) UX Design
9 27 (6.65%) Project Management
9 27 (6.65%) Test Automation
10 25 (6.16%) OO
11 23 (5.67%) Analytics
11 23 (5.67%) Scrum
12 21 (5.17%) Mobile Application Development
13 19 (4.68%) Migration
14 18 (4.43%) Mentoring
15 17 (4.19%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 109 (26.85%) C#
2 104 (25.62%) SQL
3 86 (21.18%) JavaScript
4 52 (12.81%) Java
5 28 (6.90%) Go
6 21 (5.17%) PowerShell
6 21 (5.17%) T-SQL
7 19 (4.68%) C++
8 17 (4.19%) C
9 13 (3.20%) Python
10 8 (1.97%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.23%) R
11 5 (1.23%) X++
12 4 (0.99%) PHP
13 3 (0.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 3 (0.74%) Korn
13 3 (0.74%) Ruby
14 2 (0.49%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.49%) VB
14 2 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (9.36%) Degree
2 13 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (2.96%) MCP
4 5 (1.23%) HNC
4 5 (1.23%) MCPD
5 4 (0.99%) CCNA
5 4 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.74%) ACCA
6 3 (0.74%) CIMA
6 3 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.49%) A+ Certification
7 2 (0.49%) CCNP
7 2 (0.49%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.49%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.25%) CCENT
8 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.25%) GNVQ
8 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.42%) SLA
2 19 (4.68%) QA
3 5 (1.23%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.23%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.49%) GDPR
6 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 72 (17.73%) Active Directory
2 24 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.68%) Docker
4 14 (3.45%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.99%) vSphere
7 2 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 28 (6.90%) Puppet
2 17 (4.19%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (4.19%) SCCM
3 14 (3.45%) Terraform
4 7 (1.72%) Ansible
4 7 (1.72%) Packer
5 6 (1.48%) Kibana
5 6 (1.48%) logstash
5 6 (1.48%) SCOM
6 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 4 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.74%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.74%) WSUS
9 2 (0.49%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.49%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.25%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 50 (12.32%) Google
2 32 (7.88%) Capita
2 32 (7.88%) VMware
3 22 (5.42%) Cisco
4 16 (3.94%) SAP
5 11 (2.71%) Oracle
5 11 (2.71%) Tableau
6 9 (2.22%) HP
7 7 (1.72%) Apple
8 6 (1.48%) Avaya
8 6 (1.48%) Citrix
8 6 (1.48%) Meraki
9 3 (0.74%) ABBYY
9 3 (0.74%) Dell
9 3 (0.74%) Forcepoint
9 3 (0.74%) Infor
9 3 (0.74%) Sage
10 2 (0.49%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.49%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.49%) Salesforce.com