Period
to 22 March 2019

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 22 March 2019 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
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 15 9
Rank change year-on-year -8 -6 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 210 451 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 9.38% 14.41% 17.97%
As % of the Vendors category 30.09% 37.74% 41.60%
Number of salaries quoted 190 395 444
Oxfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £24,669 £23,000 £24,650
90th Percentile £65,000 £76,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -

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 698 1,195 1,173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 31.19% 38.18% 43.19%
Number of salaries quoted 546 908 954
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 22 March 2019.

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 22 March 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
Oxford -10 116 £40,000 - 32
Abingdon +13 18 £40,000 +42.86% 7
Banbury 0 15 £40,000 - 5
Thame +15 13 £30,000 -31.03% 1
Bicester +6 3 £30,000 -25.00%
Kidlington -1 3 £44,750 -33.70%
Witney -12 2 £52,250 +58.33%
Burford - 2 £29,500 -
Wallingford +20 1 £35,000 -20.00% 1
Henley-on-Thames +4 1 £22,500 -
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 22 March 2019, 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.

1 103 (49.05%) Windows
2 75 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
3 72 (34.29%) Active Directory
4 52 (24.76%) SQL Server
5 51 (24.29%) Office 365
6 49 (23.33%) .NET
7 47 (22.38%) C#
7 47 (22.38%) Windows Server
8 43 (20.48%) JavaScript
9 42 (20.00%) Windows 10
10 35 (16.67%) MVC
11 34 (16.19%) ASP.NET
12 33 (15.71%) Microsoft Azure
13 32 (15.24%) Windows 7
13 32 (15.24%) VMware
14 31 (14.76%) SQL
14 31 (14.76%) ASP.NET MVC
15 27 (12.86%) SCCM
15 27 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
16 25 (11.90%) ITIL
16 25 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
17 24 (11.43%) jQuery
18 23 (10.95%) CSS
19 22 (10.48%) Software Engineering
20 21 (10.00%) HTML
21 20 (9.52%) Mobile App
22 19 (9.05%) Windows Server 2012
22 19 (9.05%) MS Exchange
22 19 (9.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 18 (8.57%) Finance

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 19 (9.05%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.38%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.90%) Apache
4 4 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.95%) CMS
6 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.95%) IIS
6 2 (0.95%) NServiceBus
6 2 (0.95%) SAS
6 2 (0.95%) WordPress
7 1 (0.48%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 75 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.48%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 11 (5.24%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.48%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 51 (24.29%) Office 365
2 33 (15.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.71%) SaaS
4 9 (4.29%) IaaS
4 9 (4.29%) PaaS
5 7 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (2.38%) Mimecast
8 4 (1.90%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 3 (1.43%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.95%) G Suite
10 2 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.48%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.62%) DNS
2 15 (7.14%) DHCP
2 15 (7.14%) WAN
3 14 (6.67%) Firewall
4 13 (6.19%) TCP/IP
5 11 (5.24%) LAN
6 9 (4.29%) VoIP
7 8 (3.81%) SAN
7 8 (3.81%) Skype
7 8 (3.81%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (1.90%) VPN
10 3 (1.43%) NAS
10 3 (1.43%) VLAN
11 2 (0.95%) ADSL
11 2 (0.95%) BGP
11 2 (0.95%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.95%) OSPF
11 2 (0.95%) Wireless
12 1 (0.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (24.76%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (3.33%) MySQL
3 7 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.86%) Big Data
5 5 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.38%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.43%) Power BI
8 2 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.48%) Logi Info
9 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.48%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.38%) Subversion
4 4 (1.90%) webpack
5 3 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (1.43%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.95%) gulp
6 2 (0.95%) JIRA
6 2 (0.95%) Mocha
6 2 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.48%) MorphX
7 1 (0.48%) ProC
General
1 18 (8.57%) Finance
2 8 (3.81%) Retail
3 6 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (2.38%) Banking
5 3 (1.43%) Games
5 3 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.95%) Legal
6 2 (0.95%) Marketing
6 2 (0.95%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.48%) Advertising
7 1 (0.48%) Billing
7 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (21.43%) Developer
2 41 (19.52%) Analyst
3 27 (12.86%) Support Analyst
4 23 (10.95%) IT Support
4 23 (10.95%) Software Developer
5 17 (8.10%) Architect
6 16 (7.62%) 2nd Line Support
7 15 (7.14%) Support Engineer
8 12 (5.71%) .NET Developer
8 12 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (5.71%) IT Analyst
8 12 (5.71%) IT Support Analyst
9 10 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 10 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 10 (4.76%) Junior
10 9 (4.29%) Cloud Engineer
11 8 (3.81%) IT Technician
11 8 (3.81%) Service Analyst
11 8 (3.81%) Service Desk Analyst
11 8 (3.81%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (23.33%) .NET
2 34 (16.19%) ASP.NET
3 31 (14.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (11.43%) jQuery
5 23 (10.95%) CSS
6 21 (10.00%) HTML
7 13 (6.19%) .NET Framework
8 10 (4.76%) AngularJS
9 8 (3.81%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (2.86%) HTML5
10 6 (2.86%) React
11 5 (2.38%) MDX
11 5 (2.38%) Web Services
12 4 (1.90%) COM
12 4 (1.90%) React Native
12 4 (1.90%) Sass
13 3 (1.43%) Ajax
13 3 (1.43%) CSS3
13 3 (1.43%) RESTful
13 3 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 11 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.33%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.86%) Life Science
5 6 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.38%) User Experience
7 4 (1.90%) BYOD
7 4 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.90%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.95%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.95%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.48%) Clustering
9 1 (0.48%) EPoS
9 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.48%) Replication
9 1 (0.48%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 103 (49.05%) Windows
2 47 (22.38%) Windows Server
3 42 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 32 (15.24%) Windows 7
5 19 (9.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (8.57%) Windows 8
7 13 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (4.76%) Windows XP
9 9 (4.29%) Linux
10 6 (2.86%) Apple iOS
10 6 (2.86%) Mac OS
11 5 (2.38%) Android
11 5 (2.38%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.48%) CentOS
12 1 (0.48%) Debian
12 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (16.67%) MVC
2 25 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (11.90%) ITIL
3 22 (10.48%) Software Engineering
4 19 (9.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 14 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 14 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (6.19%) Migration
7 12 (5.71%) IT Strategy
8 11 (5.24%) ERP
9 9 (4.29%) Coaching
9 9 (4.29%) Computer Science
9 9 (4.29%) CRM
9 9 (4.29%) OO
10 8 (3.81%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (3.81%) TOGAF
11 7 (3.33%) Analytics
11 7 (3.33%) Project Management
11 7 (3.33%) Scrum
11 7 (3.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (22.38%) C#
2 43 (20.48%) JavaScript
3 31 (14.76%) SQL
4 11 (5.24%) PowerShell
5 8 (3.81%) C++
6 7 (3.33%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.86%) Java
8 5 (2.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 5 (2.38%) R
9 3 (1.43%) VB
10 2 (0.95%) Python
10 2 (0.95%) X++
11 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.48%) Go
11 1 (0.48%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (5.24%) Degree
2 9 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.86%) MCP
5 5 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (2.38%) DBS Check
5 5 (2.38%) MCSA
5 5 (2.38%) MCSE
5 5 (2.38%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.43%) CCNA
7 3 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.95%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.95%) CCIE
8 2 (0.95%) CCNP
8 2 (0.95%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.95%) PhD
8 2 (0.95%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.33%) SLA
3 5 (2.38%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (2.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 4 (1.90%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.43%) QA
6 2 (0.95%) GDPR
6 2 (0.95%) Government Security Classifications
6 2 (0.95%) PMO
6 2 (0.95%) WCAG
7 1 (0.48%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 72 (34.29%) Active Directory
2 27 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (7.62%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.33%) XenApp
5 5 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.43%) Docker
7 2 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.95%) vSphere
7 2 (0.95%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.48%) pfSense
8 1 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 27 (12.86%) SCCM
2 9 (4.29%) WSUS
3 5 (2.38%) Jamf Pro
4 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (1.90%) Nessus
4 4 (1.90%) PowerCLI
5 3 (1.43%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.43%) Puppet
5 3 (1.43%) SCOM
6 2 (0.95%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.95%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (0.95%) SmoothWall
6 2 (0.95%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.48%) Clonezilla
7 1 (0.48%) cPanel
7 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.48%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (15.24%) VMware
2 14 (6.67%) Citrix
3 12 (5.71%) Apple
3 12 (5.71%) HP
4 7 (3.33%) Cisco
4 7 (3.33%) Dell
4 7 (3.33%) Oracle
5 6 (2.86%) ServiceNow
5 6 (2.86%) Sophos
5 6 (2.86%) Toshiba
6 4 (1.90%) Facebook
6 4 (1.90%) Google
6 4 (1.90%) Nintex
6 4 (1.90%) Okta
6 4 (1.90%) Pardot
6 4 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.90%) Veeam
7 3 (1.43%) Tableau
7 3 (1.43%) WatchGuard
7 3 (1.43%) Xamarin