Period
to 24 August 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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 16 9
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 286 404 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 14.77% 13.77% 17.97%
As % of the Vendors category 43.87% 37.90% 42.72%
Number of salaries quoted 273 353 425
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,669 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £63,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 652 1,066 1,175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 33.68% 36.33% 42.07%
Number of salaries quoted 557 901 969
Oxfordshire median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.11% +5.56% -2.17%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,500 £70,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £48,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.49% +1.11% -

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +14 177 £42,500 -5.56% 61
Abingdon -13 19 £37,500 +25.00% 13
Kidlington +14 18 £48,000 -31.43% 9
Banbury -3 18 £37,400 -16.89% 3
Bicester +3 7 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Thame 0 5 £48,750 +8.33% 4
Wallingford +15 1 £37,500 -13.79% 1
Eynsham - 1 £22,000 -
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 124 (43.36%) Windows
2 116 (40.56%) Azure
3 101 (35.31%) Active Directory
4 80 (27.97%) Office 365
5 68 (23.78%) Microsoft Office
6 65 (22.73%) SQL Server
7 64 (22.38%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (16.43%) SQL
9 46 (16.08%) Citrix
9 46 (16.08%) Migration
10 45 (15.73%) Degree
10 45 (15.73%) Windows 10
11 41 (14.34%) Problem-Solving
12 40 (13.99%) DevOps
12 40 (13.99%) Windows Server
13 39 (13.64%) C#
14 37 (12.94%) VMware
15 35 (12.24%) Hyper-V
15 35 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
16 34 (11.89%) .NET
16 34 (11.89%) Linux
17 33 (11.54%) Software Engineering
17 33 (11.54%) Windows 7
18 30 (10.49%) JIRA
19 29 (10.14%) SCCM
20 28 (9.79%) AWS
20 28 (9.79%) Windows Server 2012
20 28 (9.79%) Cisco
20 28 (9.79%) DHCP
21 27 (9.44%) DNS

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 (8.74%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.64%) Confluence
3 18 (6.29%) Skype for Business
4 17 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (2.80%) CMS
5 8 (2.80%) Umbraco
6 7 (2.45%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.75%) IIS
8 3 (1.05%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 68 (23.78%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (3.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.15%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.40%) ContrOCC
Cloud Services
1 116 (40.56%) Azure
2 80 (27.97%) Office 365
3 28 (9.79%) AWS
4 27 (9.44%) GCP
5 21 (7.34%) IaaS
6 20 (6.99%) PaaS
7 19 (6.64%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (6.29%) Power Platform
9 14 (4.90%) Dynamics 365
10 11 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
11 10 (3.50%) SaaS
12 7 (2.45%) PowerApps
13 3 (1.05%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.35%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.79%) DHCP
2 27 (9.44%) DNS
3 23 (8.04%) Skype
4 19 (6.64%) VPN
4 19 (6.64%) WAN
5 17 (5.94%) Firewall
6 16 (5.59%) TCP/IP
7 15 (5.24%) PSTN
8 11 (3.85%) LAN
8 11 (3.85%) Unified Communications
9 9 (3.15%) MPLS
9 9 (3.15%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (2.80%) Wireless
11 7 (2.45%) Internet
12 6 (2.10%) Ethernet
12 6 (2.10%) HSRP
12 6 (2.10%) SAN
12 6 (2.10%) VRRP
13 5 (1.75%) VoIP
14 4 (1.40%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (6.29%) Power BI
4 11 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.45%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.75%) MySQL
7 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (1.05%) Big Data
8 3 (1.05%) Data Mart
8 3 (1.05%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.05%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.05%) OLAP
8 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.05%) SSDT
9 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.35%) MS Access
9 1 (0.35%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 30 (10.49%) JIRA
2 27 (9.44%) Git (software)
2 27 (9.44%) Visual Studio Team System
3 14 (4.90%) Jenkins
3 14 (4.90%) TeamCity
4 11 (3.85%) Fiddler
5 9 (3.15%) Visual Studio
6 8 (2.80%) Bitbucket
6 8 (2.80%) Subversion
7 3 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.35%) git-flow
9 1 (0.35%) ProC
9 1 (0.35%) Selenium
General
1 26 (9.09%) Finance
2 12 (4.20%) Banking
2 12 (4.20%) Retail
3 7 (2.45%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.10%) Local Government
5 5 (1.75%) Public Sector
6 3 (1.05%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.70%) Games
8 1 (0.35%) Electronics
8 1 (0.35%) French Language
8 1 (0.35%) Marketing
8 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (12.24%) IT Support
2 34 (11.89%) Developer
3 30 (10.49%) Analyst
4 24 (8.39%) Support Engineer
5 22 (7.69%) Architect
6 21 (7.34%) IT Engineer
7 19 (6.64%) Software Engineer
8 18 (6.29%) Systems Engineer
9 17 (5.94%) Support Analyst
10 16 (5.59%) IT Technician
11 15 (5.24%) .NET Developer
11 15 (5.24%) C++ Software Engineer
11 15 (5.24%) Cloud Engineer
11 15 (5.24%) Consultant
12 14 (4.90%) Unified Communications Engineer
13 13 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (4.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 12 (4.20%) C# Developer
14 12 (4.20%) Office 365 Engineer
14 12 (4.20%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (11.89%) .NET
2 20 (6.99%) ASP.NET
3 13 (4.55%) Web Services
4 12 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (3.85%) REST
6 10 (3.50%) .NET Framework
6 10 (3.50%) JSON
7 8 (2.80%) NativeScript
7 8 (2.80%) Node.js
7 8 (2.80%) React Native
8 5 (1.75%) WCF
9 4 (1.40%) jQuery
9 4 (1.40%) WPF
10 3 (1.05%) 802.1X
10 3 (1.05%) Ajax
11 2 (0.70%) CSS
11 2 (0.70%) Entity Framework
11 2 (0.70%) HTML
12 1 (0.35%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.99%) Mobile App
2 14 (4.90%) Data Centre
3 13 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
4 12 (4.20%) User Experience
5 11 (3.85%) Blog
5 11 (3.85%) Cloud Native
6 10 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.50%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (3.15%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (2.45%) CMDB
9 7 (2.45%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (2.10%) Enterprise Cloud
10 6 (2.10%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.05%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.05%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.05%) Life Science
12 2 (0.70%) NHS
13 1 (0.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 124 (43.36%) Windows
2 45 (15.73%) Windows 10
3 40 (13.99%) Windows Server
4 34 (11.89%) Linux
5 33 (11.54%) Windows 7
6 28 (9.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (7.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (4.90%) Windows 8
9 7 (2.45%) Android
10 6 (2.10%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.40%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.40%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (22.38%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (16.08%) Migration
3 41 (14.34%) Problem-Solving
4 40 (13.99%) DevOps
5 33 (11.54%) Software Engineering
6 27 (9.44%) ITIL
7 23 (8.04%) Time Management
8 22 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (7.34%) Computer Science
10 20 (6.99%) Application Virtualisation
10 20 (6.99%) Cryptography
10 20 (6.99%) Mentoring
10 20 (6.99%) Microservices
11 19 (6.64%) Analytics
12 18 (6.29%) ERP
13 15 (5.24%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (5.24%) Identity Management
13 15 (5.24%) Project Delivery
14 14 (4.90%) Business Analysis
14 14 (4.90%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 47 (16.43%) SQL
2 39 (13.64%) C#
3 24 (8.39%) C++
3 24 (8.39%) PowerShell
4 22 (7.69%) Python
5 19 (6.64%) Bash Shell
6 18 (6.29%) T-SQL
7 14 (4.90%) JavaScript
8 8 (2.80%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.05%) X++
10 1 (0.35%) C
10 1 (0.35%) Java
10 1 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (15.73%) Degree
2 15 (5.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (4.20%) Citrix Certification
4 11 (3.85%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.45%) Network+ Certification
6 6 (2.10%) CCNA
6 6 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.75%) DBS Check
7 5 (1.75%) MCP
8 4 (1.40%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.70%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.70%) MCSA
9 2 (0.70%) MCSE
9 2 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.35%) CCA
10 1 (0.35%) ECDL
10 1 (0.35%) ISEB
10 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.34%) QA
2 8 (2.80%) SLA
3 3 (1.05%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.05%) PMO
System Software
1 101 (35.31%) Active Directory
2 35 (12.24%) Hyper-V
2 35 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.45%) XenApp
4 5 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (1.40%) vSphere
6 3 (1.05%) Terminal Server
6 3 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.70%) Docker
7 2 (0.70%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.35%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.35%) vCloud
8 1 (0.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 29 (10.14%) SCCM
2 16 (5.59%) Microsoft Intune
3 15 (5.24%) Single Sign-On
4 7 (2.45%) Ansible
4 7 (2.45%) Terraform
5 4 (1.40%) Puppet
5 4 (1.40%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (1.40%) vCenter Server
6 3 (1.05%) WSUS
7 2 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.70%) SCOM
8 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.35%) Nagios
8 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 46 (16.08%) Citrix
2 37 (12.94%) VMware
3 28 (9.79%) Cisco
4 26 (9.09%) Google
5 15 (5.24%) HP
5 15 (5.24%) Polycom
6 14 (4.90%) Sophos
7 12 (4.20%) Dell
8 9 (3.15%) Veeam
9 8 (2.80%) Brightcove
9 8 (2.80%) Optimizely
9 8 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (2.45%) Actuate
10 7 (2.45%) Juniper
11 6 (2.10%) CheckPoint
11 6 (2.10%) Palo Alto
12 4 (1.40%) Oracle
13 3 (1.05%) Meraki
13 3 (1.05%) Xamarin
14 2 (0.70%) SolarWinds