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 3 months to 30 March 2017 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 7 10
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 255 289 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 17.91% 20.01% 17.82%
As % of the Vendors category 41.94% 45.80% 36.81%
Number of salaries quoted 239 251 219
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +18.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £25,000 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,600
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.66% -  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 608 631 671
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 42.70% 43.70% 48.41%
Number of salaries quoted 547 508 541
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +7.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 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
Oxford -2 129 £40,000 +5.26% 18
Abingdon -1 18 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Wallingford -4 9 £31,500 -25.00%
Bicester +10 6 £40,750 +89.53%
Thame -2 5 £50,000 +28.20% 1
Kidlington - 3 £52,500 - 3
Banbury -4 1 £40,000 -16.23% 1
Witney -8 1 £37,500 +38.88% 2
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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.

1 261 (53.93%) Windows
2 162 (33.47%) SQL Server
3 160 (33.06%) Active Directory
4 142 (29.34%) MS Excel
5 141 (29.13%) Windows Server
6 128 (26.45%) Agile Software Development
7 111 (22.93%) Microsoft Azure
8 110 (22.73%) Degree
9 101 (20.87%) C#
10 100 (20.66%) .NET
11 99 (20.45%) SQL
12 92 (19.01%) Office 365
13 89 (18.39%) Hyper-V
14 88 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
15 80 (16.53%) Amazon AWS
16 72 (14.88%) Firewall
17 71 (14.67%) Cisco
18 69 (14.26%) ASP.NET
18 69 (14.26%) Skype for Business
19 68 (14.05%) DNS
20 64 (13.22%) DHCP
21 63 (13.02%) VPN
21 63 (13.02%) CSS
21 63 (13.02%) JavaScript
21 63 (13.02%) Windows Server 2008
22 60 (12.40%) PowerShell
22 60 (12.40%) VMware
23 59 (12.19%) SCOM
24 58 (11.98%) HTML
25 57 (11.78%) MS Office

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 69 (14.26%) Skype for Business
2 36 (7.44%) SharePoint
3 28 (5.79%) MS Exchange
4 19 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (3.93%) IIS
5 14 (2.89%) CMS
6 12 (2.48%) WordPress
7 11 (2.27%) Drupal
8 6 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.03%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.21%) nginx
11 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 142 (29.34%) MS Excel
2 57 (11.78%) MS Office
3 27 (5.58%) MS Project
4 8 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.62%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.41%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.41%) QuarkXPress
6 2 (0.41%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.21%) Mathcad
7 1 (0.21%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (3.31%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (3.10%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.03%) Cognos Controller
4 5 (1.03%) Infor CloudSuite
4 5 (1.03%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 5 (1.03%) Infor CRM
5 4 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.41%) BPCS
6 2 (0.41%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.41%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.21%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 111 (22.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 92 (19.01%) Office 365
3 80 (16.53%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (8.47%) IaaS
5 32 (6.61%) PaaS
6 12 (2.48%) SaaS
7 4 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
7 4 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.21%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 72 (14.88%) Firewall
2 68 (14.05%) DNS
3 64 (13.22%) DHCP
4 63 (13.02%) VPN
5 46 (9.50%) LDAP
6 45 (9.30%) Kerberos
7 41 (8.47%) Skype
8 37 (7.64%) Cisco ASA
9 31 (6.40%) SAN
10 30 (6.20%) Wireless
11 27 (5.58%) Cisco Wireless
12 25 (5.17%) PBX
12 25 (5.17%) PSTN
13 23 (4.75%) BGP
13 23 (4.75%) OSPF
14 19 (3.93%) Cisco IOS
14 19 (3.93%) VoIP
15 18 (3.72%) WAN
16 17 (3.51%) LAN
16 17 (3.51%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (33.47%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.34%) MySQL
3 17 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (2.69%) SQL Server 2014
6 12 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (2.27%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.86%) Power BI
9 8 (1.65%) QlikView
9 8 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.83%) Big Data
13 3 (0.62%) Data Lake
14 2 (0.41%) MS Access
14 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.41%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 23 (4.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (3.51%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.07%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.07%) Selenium
4 8 (1.65%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.65%) JIRA
5 7 (1.45%) WebDriver
6 6 (1.24%) Bitbucket
6 6 (1.24%) JUnit
6 6 (1.24%) NUnit
7 5 (1.03%) Subversion
8 4 (0.83%) Mocha
9 2 (0.41%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.21%) Appium
10 1 (0.21%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.21%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (0.21%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.21%) TestComplete
General
1 52 (10.74%) Finance
2 23 (4.75%) Marketing
3 19 (3.93%) Advertising
4 15 (3.10%) Retail
5 14 (2.89%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.07%) Automotive
7 9 (1.86%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.24%) Back Office
9 5 (1.03%) Banking
9 5 (1.03%) Local Government
10 4 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.62%) Legal
12 1 (0.21%) Billing
12 1 (0.21%) Czech Language
12 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.21%) German Language
12 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.21%) Publishing
12 1 (0.21%) Slovak Language
Job Titles
1 113 (23.35%) Developer
2 90 (18.60%) Analyst
3 49 (10.12%) C# Developer
4 45 (9.30%) Systems Engineer
5 39 (8.06%) Support Engineer
6 35 (7.23%) .NET Developer
6 35 (7.23%) IT Support
7 32 (6.61%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 31 (6.40%) Network Analyst
9 29 (5.99%) Software Developer
10 28 (5.79%) Cisco Analyst
10 28 (5.79%) Cisco Network Analyst
11 27 (5.58%) C# .NET Developer
11 27 (5.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 26 (5.37%) Tester
13 23 (4.75%) Infrastructure Support
14 21 (4.34%) Administrator
14 21 (4.34%) Architect
14 21 (4.34%) SQL Developer
15 20 (4.13%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (20.66%) .NET
2 69 (14.26%) ASP.NET
3 63 (13.02%) CSS
4 58 (11.98%) HTML
5 49 (10.12%) jQuery
6 46 (9.50%) Web Services
7 37 (7.64%) HTML5
8 30 (6.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 29 (5.99%) ASP.NET Web API
10 27 (5.58%) AngularJS
11 23 (4.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 23 (4.75%) Gherkin
12 19 (3.93%) WinForms
13 17 (3.51%) .NET Framework
14 14 (2.89%) RESTful
15 13 (2.69%) WPF
16 12 (2.48%) CSS3
17 11 (2.27%) SOAP
17 11 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 10 (2.07%) React
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.68%) Computer Science
2 37 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (6.61%) Mobile App
4 29 (5.99%) Data Centre
5 21 (4.34%) PKI
6 14 (2.89%) Biotechnology
7 13 (2.69%) Clustering
7 13 (2.69%) EMC VNX
7 13 (2.69%) Replication
8 11 (2.27%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.27%) User Experience
9 9 (1.86%) Life Science
9 9 (1.86%) New Media
9 9 (1.86%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.24%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (0.83%) FMCG
11 4 (0.83%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 261 (53.93%) Windows
2 141 (29.13%) Windows Server
3 88 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 63 (13.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (9.30%) Linux
6 35 (7.23%) Windows 7
7 31 (6.40%) Apple iOS
8 29 (5.99%) Windows 10
9 27 (5.58%) Mac OS X
10 22 (4.55%) Android
11 15 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (2.89%) Windows Vista
13 12 (2.48%) Windows XP
14 9 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (1.45%) Unix
16 6 (1.24%) Amazon Linux
16 6 (1.24%) CentOS
17 5 (1.03%) Mac OS
17 5 (1.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (26.45%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (10.33%) Identity Management
3 41 (8.47%) Software Engineering
4 39 (8.06%) OO
5 38 (7.85%) MVC
6 35 (7.23%) Scrum
7 30 (6.20%) ITIL
8 27 (5.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 27 (5.58%) Mentoring
8 27 (5.58%) System Testing
8 27 (5.58%) Web Development
9 25 (5.17%) PRINCE2
10 23 (4.75%) ERP
11 21 (4.34%) CRM
11 21 (4.34%) Email Filtering
11 21 (4.34%) Kalman Filter
11 21 (4.34%) Mobile Application Development
11 21 (4.34%) Patch Management
11 21 (4.34%) SDLC
12 20 (4.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (20.87%) C#
2 99 (20.45%) SQL
3 63 (13.02%) JavaScript
4 60 (12.40%) PowerShell
5 47 (9.71%) Java
6 28 (5.79%) C++
7 27 (5.58%) Python
8 19 (3.93%) PHP
9 14 (2.89%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.65%) VB
11 6 (1.24%) C
11 6 (1.24%) HQL
12 5 (1.03%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.03%) XAML
13 4 (0.83%) MATLAB
13 4 (0.83%) VBScript
13 4 (0.83%) X++
14 2 (0.41%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.41%) Ruby
15 1 (0.21%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 110 (22.73%) Degree
2 42 (8.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (5.58%) ISEB
4 25 (5.17%) ISTQB
5 19 (3.93%) MCSE
6 12 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 12 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (1.86%) A+ Certification
8 9 (1.86%) CCIE
8 9 (1.86%) CCNP
8 9 (1.86%) HND
9 8 (1.65%) MCP
9 8 (1.65%) Network+ Certification
10 7 (1.45%) MCSA
11 5 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (1.03%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.83%) PhD
12 4 (0.83%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (10.54%) QA
2 17 (3.51%) PMO
3 14 (2.89%) SLA
4 3 (0.62%) COBIT
5 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 160 (33.06%) Active Directory
2 89 (18.39%) Hyper-V
3 41 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (4.55%) Forefront TMG
5 17 (3.51%) Terminal Services
6 12 (2.48%) vSphere
7 8 (1.65%) ISA Server
7 8 (1.65%) VMware ESX
8 7 (1.45%) XenApp
9 6 (1.24%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.83%) KVM
11 3 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.21%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 59 (12.19%) SCOM
2 56 (11.57%) SCCM
3 10 (2.07%) Nagios
4 7 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (1.24%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (0.83%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.83%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.41%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.41%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.21%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 71 (14.67%) Cisco
2 60 (12.40%) VMware
3 40 (8.26%) Sophos
4 36 (7.44%) F5
5 28 (5.79%) SolarWinds
6 27 (5.58%) Oracle
7 24 (4.96%) HP
8 23 (4.75%) Citrix
9 22 (4.55%) Apple
10 19 (3.93%) Avaya
11 18 (3.72%) Forcepoint
11 18 (3.72%) Juniper
12 14 (2.89%) EMC
13 12 (2.48%) Veeam
14 10 (2.07%) CheckPoint
14 10 (2.07%) Palo Alto
14 10 (2.07%) Polycom
15 9 (1.86%) Blue Coat
15 9 (1.86%) Red Hat
15 9 (1.86%) WatchGuard
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Thame, Oxfordshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Pension & Life Assurance
Posted: 3 days ago
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call bonus + 10% bonus + Great Ben
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Beneifs
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum + on-call allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kidlington
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call bonus + 10% bonus + Great Ben
Posted: 5 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £22,000 per annum + on-call allowance plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £650000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum + on-call allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
FIS Global
Salary: Competitive + Benefits Package
Posted: 16 days ago
Kidlington
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago