Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 10 15
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 360 463 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 13.29% 16.84% 15.39%
As % of the Vendors category 35.57% 42.28% 33.71%
Number of salaries quoted 324 384 362
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +11.84% -5.00%
10th Percentile £25,900 £26,250 £22,775
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £59,800
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 1,012 1,095 1,415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 37.36% 39.83% 45.66%
Number of salaries quoted 839 874 1,010
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +13.10%
10th Percentile £27,900 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,125 £68,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.93%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -15 159 £45,000 +5.88% 54
Thame +4 35 £43,500 +2.35% 2
Banbury +16 28 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Abingdon +5 18 £32,500 +32.65% 12
Kidlington +4 10 £25,750 -47.45% 6
Witney -12 7 £47,500 +46.15% 7
Wallingford -10 3 £43,500 +50.00% 3
Wantage - 2 £40,000 - 1
Bicester - 2 £22,500 - 2
Woodstock - 2 £21,750 -
Henley-on-Thames +2 1 £26,000 -13.33% 2
Burford - 1 £29,500 - 1
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 144 (40.00%) .NET
2 143 (39.72%) SQL Server
3 109 (30.28%) C#
4 101 (28.06%) SQL
5 97 (26.94%) Microsoft Azure
6 94 (26.11%) Windows
7 87 (24.17%) ASP.NET
7 87 (24.17%) Agile Software Development
8 86 (23.89%) JavaScript
9 81 (22.50%) MVC
10 65 (18.06%) HTML
11 64 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 62 (17.22%) Software Engineering
13 61 (16.94%) Active Directory
14 54 (15.00%) Windows Server
15 53 (14.72%) Java
16 48 (13.33%) Office 365
17 47 (13.06%) jQuery
17 47 (13.06%) Business Intelligence
18 45 (12.50%) Finance
19 44 (12.22%) Degree
20 42 (11.67%) Web Application Development
21 40 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
22 39 (10.83%) AngularJS
23 37 (10.28%) CSS
23 37 (10.28%) Microsoft Office
24 36 (10.00%) Web Services
24 36 (10.00%) HTML5
24 36 (10.00%) Google
25 35 (9.72%) User Experience

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 20 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.61%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.22%) CMS
4 7 (1.94%) IIS
5 6 (1.67%) Apache
6 2 (0.56%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.56%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.28%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.28%) SAS
7 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 37 (10.28%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.67%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.39%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.28%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 24 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 23 (6.39%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.28%) BPCS
4 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.28%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 97 (26.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (13.33%) Office 365
3 33 (9.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 32 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (6.94%) SaaS
6 19 (5.28%) PaaS
7 18 (5.00%) IaaS
8 16 (4.44%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.56%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.56%) Datadog
10 2 (0.56%) GitHub
10 2 (0.56%) Slack
11 1 (0.28%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.50%) Firewall
2 26 (7.22%) DNS
3 21 (5.83%) TCP/IP
4 20 (5.56%) DHCP
5 18 (5.00%) LAN
5 18 (5.00%) WAN
6 14 (3.89%) Internet
7 12 (3.33%) VPN
8 10 (2.78%) VLAN
9 6 (1.67%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (1.67%) SAN
9 6 (1.67%) VoIP
9 6 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (1.39%) Wireless
11 3 (0.83%) Skype
12 2 (0.56%) Asterisk PBX
12 2 (0.56%) HTTP
12 2 (0.56%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.28%) Bluetooth
13 1 (0.28%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (39.72%) SQL Server
2 29 (8.06%) Power BI
3 23 (6.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (4.44%) MySQL
6 14 (3.89%) Big Data
6 14 (3.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (3.33%) Relational Database
9 11 (3.06%) NoSQL
10 9 (2.50%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.39%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
13 2 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.56%) GIS
13 2 (0.56%) MarkLogic
13 2 (0.56%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.56%) PowerPivot
13 2 (0.56%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 27 (7.50%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.50%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.11%) CruiseControl
3 4 (1.11%) NUnit
3 4 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.83%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.83%) JIRA
5 2 (0.56%) Moq
5 2 (0.56%) Selenium
6 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.28%) MorphX
6 1 (0.28%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.28%) Subversion
6 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 45 (12.50%) Finance
2 29 (8.06%) Advertising
3 17 (4.72%) Retail
4 8 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.67%) Games
6 4 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.83%) Marketing
7 3 (0.83%) Publishing
8 2 (0.56%) Legal
8 2 (0.56%) Military
9 1 (0.28%) Back Office
9 1 (0.28%) Local Government
9 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 110 (30.56%) Developer
2 43 (11.94%) .NET Developer
3 36 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 35 (9.72%) Support Engineer
5 33 (9.17%) Software Engineer
6 29 (8.06%) Analyst
7 28 (7.78%) Architect
8 24 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
9 23 (6.39%) IT Support
10 22 (6.11%) C# Developer
11 21 (5.83%) SQL Developer
12 20 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
13 19 (5.28%) ASP.NET Developer
14 18 (5.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
14 18 (5.00%) IT Engineer
15 17 (4.72%) Product Developer
16 15 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 15 (4.17%) Project Manager
17 14 (3.89%) Consultant
17 14 (3.89%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (40.00%) .NET
2 87 (24.17%) ASP.NET
3 65 (18.06%) HTML
4 64 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 47 (13.06%) jQuery
6 39 (10.83%) AngularJS
7 37 (10.28%) CSS
8 36 (10.00%) HTML5
8 36 (10.00%) Web Services
9 28 (7.78%) ASP.NET Web API
10 24 (6.67%) .NET Framework
11 14 (3.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 13 (3.61%) MDX
13 12 (3.33%) XML
14 11 (3.06%) WinForms
15 9 (2.50%) WPF
16 7 (1.94%) JSON
16 7 (1.94%) React
17 4 (1.11%) RESTful
18 3 (0.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.72%) User Experience
2 24 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (6.39%) Mobile App
4 20 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (4.72%) Management Information System
6 14 (3.89%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.78%) Data Centre
8 9 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (2.22%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.39%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.11%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.11%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.83%) Clustering
12 3 (0.83%) Replication
13 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.56%) Life Science
13 2 (0.56%) NHS
14 1 (0.28%) iPad
14 1 (0.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 94 (26.11%) Windows
2 54 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 25 (6.94%) Linux
4 14 (3.89%) Windows 10
5 13 (3.61%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.50%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.22%) Android
8 6 (1.67%) CentOS
8 6 (1.67%) Debian
8 6 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.83%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.56%) Unix
11 2 (0.56%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (24.17%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (22.50%) MVC
3 62 (17.22%) Software Engineering
4 47 (13.06%) Business Intelligence
5 42 (11.67%) Web Application Development
6 40 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
7 31 (8.61%) OO
8 29 (8.06%) ERP
8 29 (8.06%) Microservices
9 28 (7.78%) Analytics
10 25 (6.94%) UX Design
11 24 (6.67%) Test Automation
12 21 (5.83%) Mobile Application Development
12 21 (5.83%) Scrum
13 20 (5.56%) Project Management
14 19 (5.28%) DevOps
14 19 (5.28%) SDLC
14 19 (5.28%) TOGAF
15 16 (4.44%) Business Analytics
15 16 (4.44%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 109 (30.28%) C#
2 101 (28.06%) SQL
3 86 (23.89%) JavaScript
4 53 (14.72%) Java
5 29 (8.06%) C++
5 29 (8.06%) T-SQL
6 26 (7.22%) Go
7 15 (4.17%) C
8 14 (3.89%) PowerShell
8 14 (3.89%) R
9 10 (2.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 10 (2.78%) Python
10 7 (1.94%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.39%) X++
12 3 (0.83%) VB
13 2 (0.56%) PHP
13 2 (0.56%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.56%) VBA
13 2 (0.56%) XAML
13 2 (0.56%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 44 (12.22%) Degree
2 11 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.22%) MCP
4 7 (1.94%) TOGAF Certification
5 5 (1.39%) HNC
6 4 (1.11%) ACCA
6 4 (1.11%) CIMA
6 4 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.83%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.83%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.83%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.56%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.56%) CCNA
8 2 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.56%) PhD
9 1 (0.28%) CISSP
9 1 (0.28%) ISEB
9 1 (0.28%) MCITP
9 1 (0.28%) OCA
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.00%) QA
2 9 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.67%) SLA
4 4 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (0.56%) GDPR
6 2 (0.56%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 61 (16.94%) Active Directory
2 19 (5.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.94%) Docker
5 5 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.56%) pfSense
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.28%) vSphere
8 1 (0.28%) XenApp
8 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (4.17%) Puppet
2 13 (3.61%) Terraform
3 12 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (2.78%) Ansible
5 9 (2.50%) SCCM
6 6 (1.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 6 (1.67%) SCOM
7 4 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.83%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.83%) Nessus
8 3 (0.83%) Packer
9 2 (0.56%) Kibana
9 2 (0.56%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.56%) logstash
10 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.28%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.28%) SmoothWall
10 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (10.00%) Google
2 22 (6.11%) VMware
3 14 (3.89%) Oracle
4 11 (3.06%) Cisco
5 9 (2.50%) SAP
5 9 (2.50%) Tableau
6 6 (1.67%) Apple
7 5 (1.39%) HP
8 4 (1.11%) Okta
9 3 (0.83%) ABBYY
9 3 (0.83%) Alteryx
9 3 (0.83%) Sage
9 3 (0.83%) Sophos
10 2 (0.56%) Epicor
10 2 (0.56%) Infor
10 2 (0.56%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.56%) SonicWALL
10 2 (0.56%) WatchGuard
10 2 (0.56%) Xamarin