Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 15 5
Rank change year-on-year -9 -10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 270 436 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 10.34% 14.72% 19.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.86% 60.56% 60.17%
Number of salaries quoted 236 376 428
Oxfordshire median annual salary £39,250 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.65% +13.33% -3.85%
10th Percentile £21,875 £23,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £61,125 £60,375
South East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.90%

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 630 720 934
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 24.13% 24.31% 31.71%
Number of salaries quoted 566 589 733
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £25,375 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 -15 128 £47,500 +5.56% 30
Thame +8 26 £30,000 -14.29% 5
Abingdon -10 24 £32,500 +14.04% 12
Wallingford +6 12 £35,000 - 1
Banbury -13 9 £28,500 -5.00% 3
Bicester +6 8 £33,450 -0.15% 2
Witney -10 5 £29,500 -9.23% 5
Kidlington +2 4 £36,250 -26.02% 5
Wantage - 3 £40,000 -
Burford - 2 £29,500 - 1
Woodstock - 2 £21,750 -
Henley-on-Thames +8 1 £26,000 -20.00%
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 112 (41.48%) Windows Server
2 107 (39.63%) Microsoft
2 107 (39.63%) Active Directory
3 96 (35.56%) Linux
4 73 (27.04%) Office 365
5 59 (21.85%) VMware
6 50 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
7 49 (18.15%) DNS
7 49 (18.15%) C++
7 49 (18.15%) Microsoft Azure
7 49 (18.15%) Software Engineering
8 47 (17.41%) DHCP
9 46 (17.04%) TCP/IP
9 46 (17.04%) Python
10 45 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
11 44 (16.30%) SQL Server
11 44 (16.30%) Firewall
12 36 (13.33%) SQL
12 36 (13.33%) MS Exchange
12 36 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 35 (12.96%) PowerShell
13 35 (12.96%) Degree
13 35 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
14 33 (12.22%) SDLC
15 32 (11.85%) Computer Science
16 30 (11.11%) C#
17 27 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
17 27 (10.00%) Windows 10
18 26 (9.63%) Hyper-V
18 26 (9.63%) Windows Server 2012

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 36 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 16 (5.93%) Apache
3 15 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 12 (4.44%) IIS
5 6 (2.22%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.48%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.74%) CMS
8 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.74%) JBoss
8 2 (0.74%) Jetty
8 2 (0.74%) Kentico
8 2 (0.74%) nginx
8 2 (0.74%) SAS
8 2 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.74%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 45 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.85%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.37%) Mozilla Thunderbird
3 1 (0.37%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 73 (27.04%) Office 365
2 49 (18.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (2.59%) SaaS
5 5 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (1.85%) GitHub
5 5 (1.85%) IaaS
5 5 (1.85%) Mimecast
5 5 (1.85%) PaaS
6 2 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.74%) Datadog
6 2 (0.74%) G Suite
6 2 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.37%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.37%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.37%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 49 (18.15%) DNS
2 47 (17.41%) DHCP
3 46 (17.04%) TCP/IP
4 44 (16.30%) Firewall
5 21 (7.78%) WAN
6 18 (6.67%) LAN
7 16 (5.93%) VLAN
8 15 (5.56%) SAN
9 13 (4.81%) VPN
9 13 (4.81%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (4.07%) VoIP
11 10 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
11 10 (3.70%) Wireless
12 8 (2.96%) Skype
13 7 (2.59%) Internet
13 7 (2.59%) Network Security
14 5 (1.85%) WPA
15 3 (1.11%) HTTP
15 3 (1.11%) NAS
16 2 (0.74%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.22%) MySQL
5 4 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.11%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.74%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.74%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.74%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.37%) GIS
8 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.37%) Redis
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (4.44%) Git (software)
1 12 (4.44%) Jenkins
2 9 (3.33%) JIRA
3 6 (2.22%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.85%) Subversion
5 4 (1.48%) Selenium
6 3 (1.11%) HP UFT
6 3 (1.11%) JUnit
6 3 (1.11%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.11%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.37%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.37%) NSubstitute
7 1 (0.37%) NUnit
7 1 (0.37%) Serilog
7 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (7.41%) Legal
2 10 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.33%) Finance
4 4 (1.48%) Games
4 4 (1.48%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.11%) Advertising
5 3 (1.11%) Publishing
6 2 (0.74%) Law
6 2 (0.74%) Military
7 1 (0.37%) Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Electronics
7 1 (0.37%) Local Government
7 1 (0.37%) Marketing
7 1 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (19.26%) Analyst
2 41 (15.19%) Support Engineer
3 32 (11.85%) Developer
4 28 (10.37%) IT Support
5 26 (9.63%) 2nd Line Support
5 26 (9.63%) IT Engineer
6 25 (9.26%) Support Analyst
7 24 (8.89%) Software Developer
7 24 (8.89%) Software Engineer
8 18 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 17 (6.30%) C++ Developer
9 17 (6.30%) C++ Software Developer
9 17 (6.30%) Security Analyst
10 16 (5.93%) Systems Engineer
11 14 (5.19%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 14 (5.19%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 14 (5.19%) DevOps Engineer
12 13 (4.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 13 (4.81%) Senior Developer
13 12 (4.44%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.15%) .NET
2 21 (7.78%) HTML
3 18 (6.67%) CSS
4 17 (6.30%) Web Services
5 15 (5.56%) ASP.NET
6 13 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (3.33%) .NET Framework
8 8 (2.96%) AngularJS
9 7 (2.59%) HTML5
10 6 (2.22%) jQuery
10 6 (2.22%) Node.js
10 6 (2.22%) WPF
11 5 (1.85%) React
11 5 (1.85%) RESTful
11 5 (1.85%) XML
12 4 (1.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (1.48%) Elastic Stack
12 4 (1.48%) WCF
13 3 (1.11%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (1.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.85%) Computer Science
2 18 (6.67%) CUDA
3 16 (5.93%) Private Cloud
4 13 (4.81%) Data Centre
5 12 (4.44%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.33%) Life Science
6 9 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (2.96%) Driving Licence
7 8 (2.96%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.96%) Public Cloud
7 8 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (2.22%) User Experience
9 5 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.48%) BYOD
10 4 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.11%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.11%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 112 (41.48%) Windows Server
2 96 (35.56%) Linux
3 27 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 26 (9.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (9.26%) Windows 7
6 22 (8.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (4.81%) Unix
8 12 (4.44%) Apple iOS
9 11 (4.07%) Android
10 7 (2.59%) CentOS
11 6 (2.22%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.85%) Windows Vista
12 5 (1.85%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.48%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.48%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.74%) Debian
15 1 (0.37%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.37%) VMS
15 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
2 49 (18.15%) Software Engineering
3 35 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (12.22%) SDLC
5 25 (9.26%) Mathematics
6 23 (8.52%) DevOps
7 20 (7.41%) Information Security
7 20 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 17 (6.30%) Multithreading
8 17 (6.30%) Physics
9 16 (5.93%) Data Protection
9 16 (5.93%) Network Design
10 15 (5.56%) Risk Management
10 15 (5.56%) Test Automation
11 14 (5.19%) Cybersecurity
12 13 (4.81%) Data Privacy
12 13 (4.81%) ITIL
12 13 (4.81%) MVC
13 12 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (4.44%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (18.15%) C++
2 46 (17.04%) Python
3 36 (13.33%) SQL
4 35 (12.96%) PowerShell
5 30 (11.11%) C#
6 24 (8.89%) JavaScript
7 23 (8.52%) C
8 22 (8.15%) Java
9 19 (7.04%) Perl
10 18 (6.67%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.85%) C-shell
11 5 (1.85%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.85%) VB
12 4 (1.48%) PHP
13 3 (1.11%) Groovy
13 3 (1.11%) Java 8
13 3 (1.11%) Ruby
13 3 (1.11%) Scala
14 2 (0.74%) VBScript
14 2 (0.74%) XAML
Qualifications
1 35 (12.96%) Degree
2 22 (8.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 18 (6.67%) PhD
5 14 (5.19%) MCSA
6 13 (4.81%) CISSP
7 12 (4.44%) MCP
8 8 (2.96%) MCSE
9 7 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (2.59%) DV Cleared
10 6 (2.22%) CCNA
10 6 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (2.22%) DBS Check
11 5 (1.85%) SC Cleared
12 4 (1.48%) CCNP
12 4 (1.48%) CEH
12 4 (1.48%) GIAC
12 4 (1.48%) OSCP
13 3 (1.11%) A+ Certification
13 3 (1.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.78%) QA
2 20 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (4.81%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.22%) SLA
5 5 (1.85%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (1.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (0.74%) GDPR
7 1 (0.37%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.37%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.37%) PMO
System Software
1 107 (39.63%) Active Directory
2 36 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (9.63%) Hyper-V
4 15 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (4.44%) Docker
6 10 (3.70%) XenApp
7 5 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.11%) pfSense
9 2 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.74%) vSphere
9 2 (0.74%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.37%) Firmware
10 1 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (6.67%) SCCM
2 9 (3.33%) vCenter Server
3 8 (2.96%) Nessus
3 8 (2.96%) Puppet
3 8 (2.96%) Terraform
4 7 (2.59%) Ansible
4 7 (2.59%) Kubernetes
4 7 (2.59%) WSUS
5 6 (2.22%) Packer
6 5 (1.85%) Cacti
6 5 (1.85%) Nagios
6 5 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.85%) ZABBIX
7 4 (1.48%) Defensics
7 4 (1.48%) Kibana
7 4 (1.48%) logstash
7 4 (1.48%) Nexpose
7 4 (1.48%) Nmap
7 4 (1.48%) OpenVAS
8 3 (1.11%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 107 (39.63%) Microsoft
2 59 (21.85%) VMware
3 19 (7.04%) Cisco
4 13 (4.81%) Google
5 12 (4.44%) Oracle
6 11 (4.07%) Sophos
7 10 (3.70%) Apple
7 10 (3.70%) Citrix
7 10 (3.70%) HP
8 7 (2.59%) Veeam
9 6 (2.22%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.22%) SolarWinds
10 5 (1.85%) Okta
10 5 (1.85%) SAP
11 4 (1.48%) Codenomicon
11 4 (1.48%) Dell
12 3 (1.11%) New Relic
12 3 (1.11%) Polycom
12 3 (1.11%) QNAP
12 3 (1.11%) WatchGuard