Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 15 5
Rank change year-on-year +5 -10 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 486 438 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 16.03% 14.94% 19.67%
As % of the Vendors category 39.93% 34.68% 42.96%
Number of salaries quoted 397 344 640
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,575 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,250 £59,400 £55,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -

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 1217 1263 1541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 40.14% 43.09% 45.79%
Number of salaries quoted 927 908 1183
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,163 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +1 227 £42,500 +21.43% 24
Witney +16 35 £33,500 +11.67%
Kidlington +19 31 £59,250 +58.00% 3
Abingdon -35 17 £20,750 -53.89% 5
Banbury +11 13 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Wallingford +14 10 £32,000 -8.57% 1
Thame -17 10 £42,500 -
Henley-on-Thames - 4 £31,250 -
Bicester -1 3 £33,500 +7.20%
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 160 (32.92%) Windows
2 149 (30.66%) SQL Server
3 136 (27.98%) Active Directory
4 134 (27.57%) SQL
5 133 (27.37%) .NET
5 133 (27.37%) Microsoft Azure
6 121 (24.90%) Agile Software Development
7 118 (24.28%) C#
8 108 (22.22%) Degree
9 92 (18.93%) ASP.NET
10 87 (17.90%) Windows Server
11 79 (16.26%) Microsoft Office
11 79 (16.26%) HTML
12 78 (16.05%) JavaScript
13 76 (15.64%) Amazon AWS
14 74 (15.23%) Office 365
15 70 (14.40%) CSS
16 66 (13.58%) MVC
16 66 (13.58%) PowerShell
16 66 (13.58%) Computer Science
17 63 (12.96%) DNS
18 60 (12.35%) Hyper-V
19 58 (11.93%) Microsoft Certification
20 54 (11.11%) Mentoring
21 53 (10.91%) Cisco
21 53 (10.91%) HTML5
22 52 (10.70%) DHCP
23 50 (10.29%) Test Automation
23 50 (10.29%) Kalman Filter
24 49 (10.08%) Continuous Improvement

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 37 (7.61%) MS Exchange
2 32 (6.58%) NServiceBus
3 21 (4.32%) IIS
3 21 (4.32%) Skype for Business
4 16 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (3.29%) Sitefinity
5 14 (2.88%) CMS
5 14 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (2.88%) SharePoint
6 11 (2.26%) Umbraco
7 10 (2.06%) Sitecore CMS
8 9 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (1.65%) WordPress
10 7 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (1.23%) Drupal
12 5 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.41%) Apache Spark
14 2 (0.41%) GeoServer
15 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 79 (16.26%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (6.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (2.88%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.03%) AutoCAD
4 5 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.03%) PTC Creo
5 3 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 47 (9.67%) Dynamics AX
2 17 (3.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.82%) Oracle AGIS
4 4 (0.82%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.82%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.41%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.21%) BASE24
6 1 (0.21%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 133 (27.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 76 (15.64%) Amazon AWS
3 74 (15.23%) Office 365
4 39 (8.02%) IaaS
5 20 (4.12%) AWS CloudFormation
5 20 (4.12%) PaaS
6 17 (3.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 11 (2.26%) Azure Data Factory
8 8 (1.65%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (1.65%) SaaS
9 6 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.23%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.41%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.21%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 63 (12.96%) DNS
2 52 (10.70%) DHCP
3 45 (9.26%) Firewall
4 38 (7.82%) VPN
5 36 (7.41%) Network Security
6 34 (7.00%) WAN
7 30 (6.17%) Kerberos
7 30 (6.17%) LDAP
8 27 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
9 26 (5.35%) TCP/IP
10 21 (4.32%) Skype
11 19 (3.91%) Ethernet
12 17 (3.50%) LAN
13 15 (3.09%) VLAN
13 15 (3.09%) VoIP
14 14 (2.88%) BGP
15 13 (2.67%) Internet
15 13 (2.67%) SAN
16 10 (2.06%) PBX
16 10 (2.06%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (30.66%) SQL Server
2 37 (7.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (5.35%) Power BI
5 19 (3.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (3.29%) SSDT
7 13 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (2.47%) Hadoop
9 11 (2.26%) HDInsight
9 11 (2.26%) MySQL
9 11 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (1.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (1.44%) MS Access
12 7 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
13 6 (1.23%) Big Data
13 6 (1.23%) Relational Database
14 5 (1.03%) Data Lake
14 5 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 46 (9.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (7.61%) Visual Studio
3 16 (3.29%) Octopus Deploy
4 11 (2.26%) MSI
5 10 (2.06%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.23%) Hudson
6 6 (1.23%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.23%) Travis CI
7 5 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.41%) Babel
8 2 (0.41%) gulp
8 2 (0.41%) Subversion
9 1 (0.21%) eCATT
9 1 (0.21%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.21%) JIRA
9 1 (0.21%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.21%) NUnit
9 1 (0.21%) TestLink
9 1 (0.21%) TestRail
9 1 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (8.64%) Finance
2 25 (5.14%) Advertising
3 16 (3.29%) Retail
4 11 (2.26%) Games
5 8 (1.65%) Automotive
6 6 (1.23%) Marketing
7 5 (1.03%) Local Government
7 5 (1.03%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.82%) Legal
9 3 (0.62%) Law
10 2 (0.41%) Back Office
10 2 (0.41%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.21%) Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Electronics
11 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 170 (34.98%) Developer
2 90 (18.52%) Analyst
3 42 (8.64%) Applications Developer
4 41 (8.44%) .NET Developer
5 39 (8.02%) Senior Developer
6 37 (7.61%) Junior
7 33 (6.79%) Support Analyst
7 33 (6.79%) Web Developer
8 32 (6.58%) C# Developer
8 32 (6.58%) Systems Engineer
9 30 (6.17%) IT Analyst
10 29 (5.97%) Support Engineer
11 27 (5.56%) Dynamics AX Developer
11 27 (5.56%) IT Support
11 27 (5.56%) Network Engineer
12 25 (5.14%) Network Security Engineer
12 25 (5.14%) Security Engineer
13 24 (4.94%) Consultant
13 24 (4.94%) Software Developer
13 24 (4.94%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (27.37%) .NET
2 92 (18.93%) ASP.NET
3 79 (16.26%) HTML
4 70 (14.40%) CSS
5 53 (10.91%) HTML5
6 40 (8.23%) Web Services
7 35 (7.20%) jQuery
8 33 (6.79%) Kendo UI
9 29 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (5.35%) .NET Framework
10 26 (5.35%) CSS3
11 22 (4.53%) AngularJS
12 19 (3.91%) Ajax
12 19 (3.91%) ASP.NET Web API
13 18 (3.70%) Entity Framework
14 12 (2.47%) React
14 12 (2.47%) RESTful
15 10 (2.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 9 (1.85%) KnockoutJS
17 8 (1.65%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 66 (13.58%) Computer Science
2 31 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.73%) PKI
4 16 (3.29%) Clustering
5 15 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (3.09%) Video Conferencing
6 12 (2.47%) Algorithms
6 12 (2.47%) Private Cloud
7 10 (2.06%) Driving Licence
7 10 (2.06%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.85%) BYOD
9 6 (1.23%) Life Science
9 6 (1.23%) User Experience
10 5 (1.03%) 3D Printing
10 5 (1.03%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.03%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.03%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.82%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.82%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 160 (32.92%) Windows
2 87 (17.90%) Windows Server
3 48 (9.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 47 (9.67%) Windows 10
5 40 (8.23%) Linux
6 32 (6.58%) Windows 7
7 23 (4.73%) Windows 8
8 20 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (3.09%) Mac OS X
10 9 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (1.65%) Android
11 8 (1.65%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.65%) Unix
12 5 (1.03%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.82%) Amazon Linux
13 4 (0.82%) CentOS
14 1 (0.21%) Debian
14 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (24.90%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (13.58%) MVC
3 54 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 50 (10.29%) Kalman Filter
4 50 (10.29%) Test Automation
5 49 (10.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 45 (9.26%) ITIL
7 38 (7.82%) ERP
8 36 (7.41%) Web Development
9 35 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
10 34 (7.00%) Time Management
11 33 (6.79%) Patch Management
11 33 (6.79%) Service Design
11 33 (6.79%) SOLID
12 32 (6.58%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 32 (6.58%) Microservices
13 30 (6.17%) OO
14 27 (5.56%) SDLC
14 27 (5.56%) Software Engineering
14 27 (5.56%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 134 (27.57%) SQL
2 118 (24.28%) C#
3 78 (16.05%) JavaScript
4 66 (13.58%) PowerShell
5 48 (9.88%) Java
6 47 (9.67%) C++
7 38 (7.82%) Python
8 34 (7.00%) C
9 30 (6.17%) X++
10 19 (3.91%) Perl
10 19 (3.91%) Ruby
11 13 (2.67%) T-SQL
12 11 (2.26%) R
13 10 (2.06%) VB
14 9 (1.85%) PHP
15 6 (1.23%) VB.NET
15 6 (1.23%) VBA
16 4 (0.82%) HQL
17 3 (0.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 2 (0.41%) ES6
Qualifications
1 108 (22.22%) Degree
2 58 (11.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (7.00%) MCP
4 32 (6.58%) MCPD
5 17 (3.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (1.85%) MCSE
7 5 (1.03%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.03%) MCTS
8 4 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.82%) ISEB
8 4 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.82%) MBA
8 4 (0.82%) MCSA
9 3 (0.62%) CCENT
9 3 (0.62%) MCDBA
9 3 (0.62%) MCITP
10 2 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.41%) CCNA
10 2 (0.41%) CIPD
11 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.32%) PMO
2 19 (3.91%) SLA
3 6 (1.23%) QA
4 4 (0.82%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.21%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.21%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 136 (27.98%) Active Directory
2 60 (12.35%) Hyper-V
3 33 (6.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 16 (3.29%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.62%) HDFS
7 3 (0.62%) vSphere
8 2 (0.41%) vCloud
8 2 (0.41%) XenApp
9 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 43 (8.85%) SCOM
2 32 (6.58%) SCCM
3 20 (4.12%) Terraform
4 17 (3.50%) Puppet
5 12 (2.47%) Nagios
6 7 (1.44%) SCVMM
6 7 (1.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (1.23%) SCDPM
8 5 (1.03%) WSUS
9 3 (0.62%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (0.41%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 53 (10.91%) Cisco
2 40 (8.23%) VMware
3 28 (5.76%) Citrix
4 25 (5.14%) Palo Alto
5 19 (3.91%) Juniper
6 18 (3.70%) Oracle
7 15 (3.09%) HP
8 13 (2.67%) SolarWinds
8 13 (2.67%) Tableau
9 10 (2.06%) Cognos
9 10 (2.06%) Sitecore
10 9 (1.85%) Apple
11 7 (1.44%) CheckPoint
11 7 (1.44%) Google
11 7 (1.44%) SAP
12 5 (1.03%) ANSYS
12 5 (1.03%) Meraki
12 5 (1.03%) PTC
13 4 (0.82%) NetApp
13 4 (0.82%) Sage