Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 11 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 433 487 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 14.39% 17.66% 18.56%
As % of the Vendors category 38.35% 42.27% 39.06%
Number of salaries quoted 382 440 473
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 1,129 1,152 1,444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 37.52% 41.77% 47.53%
Number of salaries quoted 961 980 1,113
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% -

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 -6 216 £40,000 - 31
Thame -2 31 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Abingdon -7 26 £30,000 -7.69% 8
Kidlington +7 12 £70,000 +27.27% 3
Witney +5 10 £33,500 -4.29% 4
Banbury +13 9 £50,000 +66.67% 3
Wallingford -17 7 £42,500 +34.92% 3
Bicester -10 3 £40,000 -3.61% 1
Henley-on-Thames +1 2 £22,500 -25.00%
Woodstock - 2 £21,750 - 2
Eynsham - 2 £28,750 -
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 176 (40.65%) SQL Server
2 146 (33.72%) SQL
3 139 (32.10%) .NET
4 132 (30.48%) Windows
5 130 (30.02%) Agile Software Development
6 107 (24.71%) Microsoft Azure
7 88 (20.32%) C#
8 80 (18.48%) Microsoft Office
8 80 (18.48%) Active Directory
9 74 (17.09%) JavaScript
10 71 (16.40%) ASP.NET
11 68 (15.70%) Advertising
12 67 (15.47%) Windows Server
13 64 (14.78%) MVC
14 58 (13.39%) Finance
15 57 (13.16%) HTML
16 53 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
17 51 (11.78%) AngularJS
18 50 (11.55%) Office 365
19 48 (11.09%) Software Engineering
20 47 (10.85%) Web Services
20 47 (10.85%) Linux
21 45 (10.39%) Google
22 43 (9.93%) Amazon AWS
23 41 (9.47%) ITIL
24 39 (9.01%) CSS
25 38 (8.78%) ERP
25 38 (8.78%) ASP.NET MVC
26 37 (8.55%) HTML5
26 37 (8.55%) Degree

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 25 (5.77%) MS Exchange
2 15 (3.46%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (3.00%) Apache
3 13 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (2.31%) IIS
5 6 (1.39%) Skype for Business
5 6 (1.39%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.15%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.92%) CMS
8 2 (0.46%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.46%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.23%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 80 (18.48%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (5.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.31%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.46%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.23%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 35 (8.08%) Dynamics NAV
2 29 (6.70%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.92%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 3 (0.69%) BPCS
5 3 (0.69%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.23%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 107 (24.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (11.55%) Office 365
3 43 (9.93%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (4.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 18 (4.16%) Dynamics 365
6 15 (3.46%) SaaS
7 14 (3.23%) GitHub
8 12 (2.77%) Slack
9 11 (2.54%) Google Analytics
10 10 (2.31%) AdWords
11 7 (1.62%) PaaS
12 6 (1.39%) IaaS
13 3 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.69%) Mimecast
14 2 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.24%) Firewall
2 24 (5.54%) DNS
3 18 (4.16%) DHCP
4 17 (3.93%) LAN
5 16 (3.70%) WAN
6 15 (3.46%) TCP/IP
6 15 (3.46%) VoIP
7 12 (2.77%) VLAN
8 11 (2.54%) SAN
8 11 (2.54%) VPN
9 8 (1.85%) Internet
9 8 (1.85%) Wireless
10 7 (1.62%) Network Security
10 7 (1.62%) Skype
11 6 (1.39%) DMZ
12 4 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (0.92%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (0.69%) IP Telephony
13 3 (0.69%) PBX
14 2 (0.46%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (40.65%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.39%) MySQL
3 31 (7.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (5.54%) SQL Server 2016
5 20 (4.62%) Power BI
6 18 (4.16%) SQL Server 2014
7 17 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 16 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (3.70%) MongoDB
8 16 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (1.85%) MS Access
12 7 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (1.62%) SSDT
13 6 (1.39%) QlikView
14 4 (0.92%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 17 (3.93%) Jenkins
2 16 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 15 (3.46%) JIRA
4 12 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (2.54%) Visual Studio
6 10 (2.31%) TestComplete
7 9 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (0.92%) CruiseControl
8 4 (0.92%) NUnit
8 4 (0.92%) Selenium
9 3 (0.69%) Babel
9 3 (0.69%) gulp
10 2 (0.46%) Selenium IDE
11 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.23%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.23%) Subversion
11 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.23%) WiX
General
1 68 (15.70%) Advertising
2 58 (13.39%) Finance
3 23 (5.31%) Retail
4 21 (4.85%) Marketing
5 17 (3.93%) Publishing
6 16 (3.70%) Manufacturing
7 10 (2.31%) Games
8 6 (1.39%) Legal
8 6 (1.39%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.69%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.46%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 112 (25.87%) Developer
2 52 (12.01%) .NET Developer
3 45 (10.39%) Consultant
4 44 (10.16%) Analyst
5 34 (7.85%) SQL Developer
6 32 (7.39%) C# Developer
7 29 (6.70%) Architect
8 28 (6.47%) Cloud Engineer
9 27 (6.24%) Software Engineer
10 26 (6.00%) Support Engineer
11 25 (5.77%) IT Support
12 22 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
13 21 (4.85%) Senior Developer
13 21 (4.85%) Software Developer
13 21 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
14 19 (4.39%) IT Engineer
14 19 (4.39%) Technical Consultant
14 19 (4.39%) Web Developer
15 18 (4.16%) DevOps Engineer
16 17 (3.93%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (32.10%) .NET
2 71 (16.40%) ASP.NET
3 57 (13.16%) HTML
4 51 (11.78%) AngularJS
5 47 (10.85%) Web Services
6 39 (9.01%) CSS
7 38 (8.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 37 (8.55%) HTML5
9 34 (7.85%) jQuery
10 20 (4.62%) .NET Framework
10 20 (4.62%) WinForms
11 18 (4.16%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (3.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 14 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
13 14 (3.23%) React
14 9 (2.08%) JSON
14 9 (2.08%) XML
15 7 (1.62%) RESTful
16 3 (0.69%) Entity Framework
16 3 (0.69%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
1 33 (7.62%) User Experience
2 23 (5.31%) Mobile App
3 19 (4.39%) Public Cloud
4 18 (4.16%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.62%) iPad
8 5 (1.15%) Clustering
8 5 (1.15%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.69%) Fintech
9 3 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.46%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.46%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.46%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.46%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.46%) Replication
10 2 (0.46%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 132 (30.48%) Windows
2 67 (15.47%) Windows Server
3 47 (10.85%) Linux
4 17 (3.93%) Windows 7
5 16 (3.70%) Windows 10
6 12 (2.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (2.54%) Android
8 10 (2.31%) Apple iOS
8 10 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (1.85%) Windows 8
10 7 (1.62%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.46%) Debian
11 2 (0.46%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (30.02%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (14.78%) MVC
3 53 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
4 48 (11.09%) Software Engineering
5 41 (9.47%) ITIL
6 38 (8.78%) ERP
7 36 (8.31%) Microservices
8 35 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
8 35 (8.08%) Scrum
8 35 (8.08%) Test Automation
9 32 (7.39%) DevOps
9 32 (7.39%) Project Management
10 30 (6.93%) Web Application Development
11 26 (6.00%) Analytics
12 24 (5.54%) Mentoring
12 24 (5.54%) OO
13 23 (5.31%) Service Management
14 22 (5.08%) Migration
14 22 (5.08%) Mobile Application Development
15 21 (4.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 146 (33.72%) SQL
2 88 (20.32%) C#
3 74 (17.09%) JavaScript
4 35 (8.08%) Java
5 26 (6.00%) T-SQL
6 23 (5.31%) C
7 22 (5.08%) PowerShell
8 21 (4.85%) Go
9 15 (3.46%) C++
9 15 (3.46%) VB.NET
10 13 (3.00%) Python
11 6 (1.39%) X++
12 4 (0.92%) PHP
13 3 (0.69%) ES6
13 3 (0.69%) Korn
13 3 (0.69%) Ruby
14 2 (0.46%) R
14 2 (0.46%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.46%) VB
14 2 (0.46%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 37 (8.55%) Degree
2 19 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (3.23%) MCP
4 11 (2.54%) ISTQB
5 9 (2.08%) MCPD
6 5 (1.15%) CCNA
6 5 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.15%) HNC
7 3 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.46%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.46%) ACCA
8 2 (0.46%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.46%) CCNP
8 2 (0.46%) CIMA
8 2 (0.46%) MBA
8 2 (0.46%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.46%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.46%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.77%) QA
2 23 (5.31%) SLA
3 11 (2.54%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.39%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.46%) PMO
6 1 (0.23%) GDPR
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 80 (18.48%) Active Directory
2 29 (6.70%) Docker
3 28 (6.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (4.62%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (1.39%) vSphere
7 2 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.23%) vCloud
8 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 34 (7.85%) Puppet
2 18 (4.16%) SCCM
3 17 (3.93%) Packer
3 17 (3.93%) Terraform
4 14 (3.23%) Kibana
4 14 (3.23%) logstash
5 12 (2.77%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.39%) SCOM
7 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 5 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.69%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.69%) WSUS
9 2 (0.46%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.46%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.23%) Ansible
10 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 45 (10.39%) Google
2 37 (8.55%) VMware
3 25 (5.77%) Capita
3 25 (5.77%) Cisco
4 23 (5.31%) Oracle
5 17 (3.93%) SAP
6 14 (3.23%) Citrix
6 14 (3.23%) Tableau
7 9 (2.08%) Meraki
8 8 (1.85%) HP
9 7 (1.62%) Avaya
10 6 (1.39%) Apple
11 4 (0.92%) Dell
12 3 (0.69%) Forcepoint
12 3 (0.69%) Infor
12 3 (0.69%) JD Edwards
12 3 (0.69%) Sage
13 2 (0.46%) CheckPoint
13 2 (0.46%) F5
13 2 (0.46%) Ivanti