Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 10 15
Rank change year-on-year -9 +5 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 286 500 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 11.38% 16.09% 15.57%
As % of the Vendors category 32.72% 39.71% 36.39%
Number of salaries quoted 259 416 347
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £22,650
90th Percentile £69,000 £70,000 £60,000
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 874 1,259 1,212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 34.78% 40.52% 42.80%
Number of salaries quoted 692 946 865
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,501
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -15 129 £45,000 +5.88% 46
Thame +10 32 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Banbury +7 27 £47,500 +15.15% 1
Abingdon +4 12 £40,000 +86.05% 15
Witney -11 7 £47,500 +43.94% 5
Kidlington -2 6 £67,500 +12.97% 2
Henley-on-Thames +11 2 £24,250 -25.38%
Bicester 0 2 £22,500 -32.84% 3
Burford - 2 £29,500 - 1
Wantage - 2 £40,000 -
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 110 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 97 (33.92%) .NET
3 94 (32.87%) Windows
4 87 (30.42%) C#
5 78 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 70 (24.48%) JavaScript
7 68 (23.78%) SQL
8 65 (22.73%) ASP.NET
8 65 (22.73%) MVC
9 57 (19.93%) Windows Server
10 56 (19.58%) Office 365
11 55 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 55 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
12 49 (17.13%) Active Directory
13 47 (16.43%) Microsoft Office
14 46 (16.08%) Software Engineering
15 39 (13.64%) HTML
16 38 (13.29%) jQuery
17 37 (12.94%) Business Intelligence
18 35 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
19 34 (11.89%) Java
20 28 (9.79%) T-SQL
20 28 (9.79%) Degree
21 26 (9.09%) Web Application Development
21 26 (9.09%) CSS
22 25 (8.74%) ASP.NET Web API
23 24 (8.39%) C++
23 24 (8.39%) Finance
24 23 (8.04%) Google
24 23 (8.04%) Amazon AWS

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 17 (5.94%) SharePoint
2 16 (5.59%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.45%) CMS
3 7 (2.45%) IIS
4 6 (2.10%) Apache
5 5 (1.75%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.70%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.70%) SAS
7 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.35%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.35%) GeoServer
Applications
1 47 (16.43%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.45%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.05%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.35%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 17 (5.94%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (2.80%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.70%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.35%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 78 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (19.58%) Office 365
3 23 (8.04%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (6.64%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (6.64%) SaaS
5 18 (6.29%) PaaS
6 17 (5.94%) IaaS
7 13 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
8 6 (2.10%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.75%) Mimecast
10 3 (1.05%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.70%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.70%) Datadog
11 2 (0.70%) G Suite
11 2 (0.70%) GitHub
12 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.99%) DNS
1 20 (6.99%) Firewall
2 19 (6.64%) TCP/IP
3 17 (5.94%) DHCP
4 15 (5.24%) WAN
5 13 (4.55%) LAN
6 12 (4.20%) Internet
7 8 (2.80%) Remote Desktop
8 7 (2.45%) VoIP
8 7 (2.45%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (2.10%) Skype
9 6 (2.10%) VLAN
10 5 (1.75%) SAN
10 5 (1.75%) VPN
11 3 (1.05%) NAS
11 3 (1.05%) Wireless
12 2 (0.70%) Asterisk PBX
12 2 (0.70%) HTTP
12 2 (0.70%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.70%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.69%) Power BI
3 21 (7.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (5.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (4.90%) Big Data
5 14 (4.90%) MySQL
6 12 (4.20%) Relational Database
7 11 (3.85%) NoSQL
7 11 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (3.50%) RDBMS
9 9 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.75%) Data Mining
10 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.70%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
13 1 (0.35%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 22 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.10%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.05%) CruiseControl
3 3 (1.05%) NUnit
4 2 (0.70%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.70%) Moq
5 1 (0.35%) JIRA
5 1 (0.35%) MorphX
5 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (8.39%) Finance
2 16 (5.59%) Advertising
3 8 (2.80%) Retail
4 6 (2.10%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.40%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.05%) Games
7 3 (1.05%) Marketing
8 2 (0.70%) Legal
8 2 (0.70%) Military
9 1 (0.35%) Back Office
9 1 (0.35%) Local Government
9 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 80 (27.97%) Developer
2 31 (10.84%) .NET Developer
3 30 (10.49%) Software Developer
4 29 (10.14%) Analyst
4 29 (10.14%) Architect
5 24 (8.39%) Support Engineer
6 22 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 18 (6.29%) 2nd Line Support
8 17 (5.94%) C# Developer
9 15 (5.24%) Support Analyst
10 14 (4.90%) ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (4.90%) Cloud Engineer
11 13 (4.55%) IT Support
11 13 (4.55%) Product Developer
11 13 (4.55%) Project Manager
12 12 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 11 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
13 11 (3.85%) Cloud Software Engineer
13 11 (3.85%) Data Architect
13 11 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (33.92%) .NET
2 65 (22.73%) ASP.NET
3 55 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 39 (13.64%) HTML
5 38 (13.29%) jQuery
6 26 (9.09%) CSS
7 25 (8.74%) ASP.NET Web API
8 22 (7.69%) .NET Framework
9 21 (7.34%) Web Services
10 20 (6.99%) AngularJS
11 19 (6.64%) HTML5
12 13 (4.55%) MDX
13 9 (3.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (2.80%) XML
15 7 (2.45%) WinForms
15 7 (2.45%) WPF
16 3 (1.05%) ADO.NET
16 3 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 3 (1.05%) Middleware
16 3 (1.05%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 19 (6.64%) User Experience
3 18 (6.29%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.85%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.80%) Driving Licence
8 7 (2.45%) Life Science
9 5 (1.75%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.75%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.75%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.40%) BYOD
11 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.70%) Clustering
11 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.70%) NHS
11 2 (0.70%) Replication
12 1 (0.35%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 94 (32.87%) Windows
2 57 (19.93%) Windows Server
3 22 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 18 (6.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (5.59%) Linux
5 16 (5.59%) Windows 7
6 10 (3.50%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.10%) CentOS
7 6 (2.10%) Debian
7 6 (2.10%) Mac OS X
7 6 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.75%) Android
8 5 (1.75%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.40%) Windows Vista
9 4 (1.40%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.70%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (22.73%) MVC
2 55 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (16.08%) Software Engineering
4 37 (12.94%) Business Intelligence
5 35 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
6 26 (9.09%) Web Application Development
7 20 (6.99%) Analytics
7 20 (6.99%) OO
8 17 (5.94%) IT Strategy
8 17 (5.94%) Mobile Application Development
8 17 (5.94%) Project Management
8 17 (5.94%) SDLC
8 17 (5.94%) TOGAF
9 16 (5.59%) Data Modelling
9 16 (5.59%) Data Science
9 16 (5.59%) ITIL
10 15 (5.24%) ERP
10 15 (5.24%) Test Automation
11 14 (4.90%) Microservices
11 14 (4.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (30.42%) C#
2 70 (24.48%) JavaScript
3 68 (23.78%) SQL
4 34 (11.89%) Java
5 28 (9.79%) T-SQL
6 24 (8.39%) C++
7 17 (5.94%) PowerShell
8 15 (5.24%) R
9 12 (4.20%) Go
10 11 (3.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 10 (3.50%) Python
12 5 (1.75%) X++
13 4 (1.40%) C
13 4 (1.40%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.05%) VB
15 2 (0.70%) VBA
15 2 (0.70%) XAML
16 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.35%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (9.79%) Degree
2 14 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.80%) MCP
4 6 (2.10%) TOGAF Certification
5 5 (1.75%) MCSA
5 5 (1.75%) MCSE
6 4 (1.40%) CCNA
6 4 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.40%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.40%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.05%) ACCA
7 3 (1.05%) CIMA
7 3 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.05%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.05%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.70%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.70%) CCIE
8 2 (0.70%) CCNP
8 2 (0.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.59%) QA
2 10 (3.50%) Data Quality
3 8 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.10%) SLA
5 5 (1.75%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (1.75%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (1.05%) GDPR
7 2 (0.70%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.35%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 49 (17.13%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.24%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.40%) Docker
5 3 (1.05%) pfSense
5 3 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.70%) vSphere
6 2 (0.70%) XenApp
6 2 (0.70%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (5.24%) SCCM
2 12 (4.20%) Puppet
2 12 (4.20%) Terraform
3 10 (3.50%) Ansible
3 10 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.80%) WSUS
5 4 (1.40%) Jamf Pro
5 4 (1.40%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (1.40%) Nessus
6 3 (1.05%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.05%) SCOM
7 2 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.70%) Kibana
7 2 (0.70%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.70%) logstash
7 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.70%) Packer
7 2 (0.70%) SmoothWall
8 1 (0.35%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 23 (8.04%) Google
2 22 (7.69%) VMware
3 13 (4.55%) Oracle
4 11 (3.85%) Cisco
5 10 (3.50%) Apple
6 6 (2.10%) Tableau
7 5 (1.75%) HP
7 5 (1.75%) Okta
8 4 (1.40%) SAP
8 4 (1.40%) Sophos
8 4 (1.40%) Veeam
9 3 (1.05%) ABBYY
9 3 (1.05%) Alteryx
9 3 (1.05%) Citrix
9 3 (1.05%) Dell
9 3 (1.05%) JD Edwards
9 3 (1.05%) QNAP
9 3 (1.05%) WatchGuard
10 2 (0.70%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.70%) SonicWALL