Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 463 551 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 14.87% 20.51% 20.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.83% 63.48% 65.52%
Number of salaries quoted 363 450 556
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,250 £68,750 £60,000
South East median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,250
% change year-on-year - -4.46% +4.67%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 787 868 1,073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 25.28% 32.30% 30.97%
Number of salaries quoted 633 723 805
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -5.68% +17.33%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,550 £23,600
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Oxfordshire

Windows
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in Oxfordshire.

Salary trend for Windows in Oxfordshire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Oxfordshire

Windows
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 February 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 -4 192 £42,500 +18.06% 25
Abingdon -3 130 £40,000 +23.08% 6
Banbury -10 18 £31,000 -22.50%
Kidlington +6 13 £70,000 +27.27% 5
Bicester -1 11 £40,000 -8.57% 2
Witney +8 10 £30,000 -3.23% 3
Wallingford -16 10 £20,500 -29.31% 3
Thame -21 6 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT jobs citing Windows 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 Windows.

1 168 (36.29%) Python
2 167 (36.07%) C++
3 163 (35.21%) Linux
4 151 (32.61%) Microsoft
5 131 (28.29%) Software Engineering
6 127 (27.43%) Windows Server
7 126 (27.21%) Active Directory
8 116 (25.05%) Agile Software Development
9 95 (20.52%) Degree
10 94 (20.30%) Sophos
11 88 (19.01%) SQL
12 81 (17.49%) Office 365
13 80 (17.28%) Amazon AWS
13 80 (17.28%) SQL Server
14 78 (16.85%) C#
14 78 (16.85%) Test Automation
15 76 (16.41%) Microsoft Azure
15 76 (16.41%) Java
16 69 (14.90%) PowerShell
17 67 (14.47%) Physics
18 66 (14.25%) Microsoft Office
19 65 (14.04%) Mathematics
19 65 (14.04%) Qt
20 63 (13.61%) Windows 10
21 59 (12.74%) Windows 7
22 54 (11.66%) Hyper-V
22 54 (11.66%) Computer Science
22 54 (11.66%) QA
22 54 (11.66%) ITIL
23 53 (11.45%) Multithreading

Windows
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 42 (9.07%) MS Exchange
2 16 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (3.24%) Apache
4 11 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 10 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (1.94%) IIS
7 8 (1.73%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.86%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.65%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.43%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.22%) CMS
13 1 (0.22%) nginx
Applications
1 66 (14.25%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.86%) Teamcenter
2 3 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 81 (17.49%) Office 365
2 80 (17.28%) Amazon AWS
3 76 (16.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (4.54%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (3.89%) IaaS
6 15 (3.24%) PaaS
7 10 (2.16%) GitHub
8 9 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (1.94%) OneDrive
8 9 (1.94%) SaaS
9 6 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.65%) G Suite
12 2 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.43%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.22%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 45 (9.72%) DNS
2 32 (6.91%) DHCP
2 32 (6.91%) Firewall
3 27 (5.83%) TCP/IP
4 26 (5.62%) WAN
5 24 (5.18%) Internet
5 24 (5.18%) LAN
6 22 (4.75%) VLAN
7 21 (4.54%) VoIP
8 18 (3.89%) Wi-Fi
9 15 (3.24%) VPN
10 12 (2.59%) HTTP
11 11 (2.38%) Broadband
11 11 (2.38%) SSL
11 11 (2.38%) Wireshark
12 9 (1.94%) Network Security
13 8 (1.73%) Ethernet
13 8 (1.73%) Remote Desktop
14 7 (1.51%) Kerberos
14 7 (1.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.40%) MySQL
3 21 (4.54%) SQL Server 2014
4 14 (3.02%) Relational Database
4 14 (3.02%) SQL Server 2016
5 12 (2.59%) MongoDB
5 12 (2.59%) NoSQL
5 12 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 10 (2.16%) Data Mining
8 7 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.08%) SSDT
11 4 (0.86%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.22%) Power BI
12 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 46 (9.94%) Git (software)
2 32 (6.91%) Visual Studio
3 26 (5.62%) Jenkins
4 12 (2.59%) TestRail
5 11 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (2.38%) Bitbucket
5 11 (2.38%) JIRA
5 11 (2.38%) WinDbg
6 10 (2.16%) Subversion
6 10 (2.16%) TestComplete
7 9 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.30%) Moq
8 6 (1.30%) MSTest
8 6 (1.30%) NUnit
8 6 (1.30%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (1.08%) MSI
9 5 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.86%) IDA Disassembler
10 4 (0.86%) Metasploit
11 3 (0.65%) TestLink
General
1 24 (5.18%) Finance
2 23 (4.97%) Automotive
3 19 (4.10%) Games
4 17 (3.67%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.81%) Advertising
6 10 (2.16%) Retail
7 7 (1.51%) Back Office
8 5 (1.08%) Publishing
9 4 (0.86%) Legal
10 2 (0.43%) Law
10 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.22%) Electronics
11 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 103 (22.25%) Software Engineer
2 79 (17.06%) C++ Software Engineer
3 70 (15.12%) Analyst
4 48 (10.37%) Developer
5 45 (9.72%) Support Engineer
6 30 (6.48%) Senior Software Engineer
6 30 (6.48%) Systems Engineer
7 28 (6.05%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 27 (5.83%) IT Support
8 27 (5.83%) Software Developer
9 25 (5.40%) Windows Engineer
10 23 (4.97%) Service Analyst
11 22 (4.75%) DevOps Engineer
12 20 (4.32%) Service Desk Analyst
13 19 (4.10%) IT Engineer
13 19 (4.10%) Server Engineer
13 19 (4.10%) Windows Server Engineer
14 18 (3.89%) Cloud Engineer
14 18 (3.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 16 (3.46%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (14.04%) Qt
2 40 (8.64%) MFC
3 37 (7.99%) WinForms
4 25 (5.40%) OpenGL
5 20 (4.32%) STL
6 19 (4.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 16 (3.46%) .NET
8 15 (3.24%) Web Services
8 15 (3.24%) XML
9 10 (2.16%) LDAP
10 9 (1.94%) Elastic Stack
11 7 (1.51%) WPF
12 6 (1.30%) Castle Windsor
12 6 (1.30%) CSS
12 6 (1.30%) HTML
12 6 (1.30%) Ninject
12 6 (1.30%) Spring.NET
12 6 (1.30%) Unity DI Container
13 4 (0.86%) Gherkin
14 2 (0.43%) React
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.66%) Computer Science
2 51 (11.02%) CUDA
3 48 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (8.64%) Algorithms
5 26 (5.62%) User Experience
6 17 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (3.24%) Client/Server
8 14 (3.02%) Security Operations Centre
9 11 (2.38%) Public Cloud
9 11 (2.38%) Smartphone
10 9 (1.94%) Driving Licence
10 9 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (1.73%) Clustering
11 8 (1.73%) Data Centre
11 8 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (1.73%) Virtual Team
12 7 (1.51%) PKI
13 6 (1.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 6 (1.30%) Verilog
13 6 (1.30%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 163 (35.21%) Linux
2 127 (27.43%) Windows Server
3 63 (13.61%) Windows 10
4 59 (12.74%) Windows 7
5 47 (10.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (6.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (5.83%) Windows 8
8 10 (2.16%) VxWorks
9 8 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.51%) Android
11 6 (1.30%) Unix
12 5 (1.08%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.86%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.43%) CentOS
14 2 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.43%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (28.29%) Software Engineering
2 116 (25.05%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (16.85%) Test Automation
4 67 (14.47%) Physics
5 65 (14.04%) Mathematics
6 54 (11.66%) ITIL
7 53 (11.45%) Multithreading
8 45 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
9 39 (8.42%) OO
10 38 (8.21%) Mentoring
11 36 (7.78%) Continuous Improvement
12 32 (6.91%) Coaching
12 32 (6.91%) Time Management
13 31 (6.70%) DevOps
14 30 (6.48%) OOD
14 30 (6.48%) Regression Testing
15 29 (6.26%) Configuration Management
15 29 (6.26%) Cybersecurity
16 27 (5.83%) Application Virtualisation
17 24 (5.18%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 168 (36.29%) Python
2 167 (36.07%) C++
3 88 (19.01%) SQL
4 78 (16.85%) C#
5 76 (16.41%) Java
6 69 (14.90%) PowerShell
7 19 (4.10%) C
8 14 (3.02%) JavaScript
9 12 (2.59%) T-SQL
9 12 (2.59%) VBScript
10 11 (2.38%) Bash Shell
10 11 (2.38%) Perl
11 7 (1.51%) PHP
12 6 (1.30%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.65%) Ruby
14 2 (0.43%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.43%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.22%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.22%) Tcl
15 1 (0.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 95 (20.52%) Degree
2 40 (8.64%) PhD
3 17 (3.67%) ISTQB
4 16 (3.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (3.02%) Security Cleared
6 13 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.59%) CCNA
8 10 (2.16%) DV Cleared
9 8 (1.73%) A+ Certification
10 6 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.30%) MCP
10 6 (1.30%) MCSE
11 5 (1.08%) MCPD
12 4 (0.86%) CCENT
12 4 (0.86%) ISEB
13 3 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
13 3 (0.65%) MCDBA
13 3 (0.65%) MCITP
14 2 (0.43%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (11.66%) QA
2 19 (4.10%) SLA
3 10 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.16%) SSAE 16
4 6 (1.30%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.43%) GDPR
System Software
1 126 (27.21%) Active Directory
2 54 (11.66%) Hyper-V
3 24 (5.18%) Docker
3 24 (5.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (2.59%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (1.94%) Firmware
5 9 (1.94%) KVM
5 9 (1.94%) VirtualBox
6 8 (1.73%) Virtual Desktop
6 8 (1.73%) XenApp
7 4 (0.86%) vSphere
8 2 (0.43%) vCloud
9 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (6.91%) Puppet
2 23 (4.97%) SCCM
3 16 (3.46%) Terraform
4 14 (3.02%) Ansible
5 13 (2.81%) Kibana
5 13 (2.81%) logstash
5 13 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (2.38%) Packer
7 9 (1.94%) SCOM
8 5 (1.08%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.86%) Nessus
9 4 (0.86%) Nmap
10 2 (0.43%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.43%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 151 (32.61%) Microsoft
2 94 (20.30%) Sophos
3 40 (8.64%) Cisco
4 36 (7.78%) VMware
5 29 (6.26%) Citrix
6 21 (4.54%) Perforce
7 20 (4.32%) Oracle
8 12 (2.59%) HP
9 11 (2.38%) Apple
9 11 (2.38%) Progress
10 9 (1.94%) Cadence
10 9 (1.94%) Google
10 9 (1.94%) Meraki
10 9 (1.94%) ServiceNow
11 6 (1.30%) Avaya
11 6 (1.30%) Facebook
11 6 (1.30%) Splunk
11 6 (1.30%) Twitter
12 5 (1.08%) IBM
12 5 (1.08%) Siemens