Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -20 -1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 310 564 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 10.29% 20.39% 22.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.84% 63.30% 65.87%
Number of salaries quoted 267 510 513
Oxfordshire median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% - -8.54%
10th Percentile £20,750 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £58,750
South East median annual salary £39,800 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.13% -6.25% -

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 648 891 1,052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 21.50% 32.21% 34.35%
Number of salaries quoted 583 777 800
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £41,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.85% -6.82% +10.00%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £24,336
90th Percentile £71,750 £66,250 £63,300
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,133 £41,500
% change year-on-year +0.87% +1.52% +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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -17 151 £40,000 - 25
Abingdon -10 29 £32,500 - 8
Kidlington +10 19 £49,000 -2.00% 3
Bicester -1 11 £40,000 -1.84% 4
Banbury -12 9 £27,500 -21.43% 1
Thame -16 9 £30,000 - 2
Wallingford -21 9 £20,500 -34.92% 4
Witney -9 7 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Henley-on-Thames +2 2 £22,500 -25.00% 1
Woodstock - 2 £21,750 - 2
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 134 (43.23%) Microsoft
2 124 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 114 (36.77%) Linux
4 98 (31.61%) Windows Server
5 81 (26.13%) SQL Server
6 75 (24.19%) C++
7 65 (20.97%) Office 365
8 62 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 59 (19.03%) SQL
10 56 (18.06%) Microsoft Office
10 56 (18.06%) VMware
11 55 (17.74%) Software Engineering
12 53 (17.10%) Problem-Solving
13 51 (16.45%) Agile Software Development
14 47 (15.16%) VMware Infrastructure
15 46 (14.84%) Degree
16 44 (14.19%) ITIL
17 38 (12.26%) Windows 7
18 37 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
18 37 (11.94%) Firewall
19 36 (11.61%) C#
20 35 (11.29%) Cisco
21 34 (10.97%) Windows 10
22 33 (10.65%) PowerShell
22 33 (10.65%) Python
23 31 (10.00%) Finance
23 31 (10.00%) C
23 31 (10.00%) Test Automation
24 30 (9.68%) QA
25 29 (9.35%) Computer Science

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 27 (8.71%) MS Exchange
2 14 (4.52%) Apache
3 13 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (3.87%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (2.90%) IIS
6 8 (2.58%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.26%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.94%) Skype for Business
9 5 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.29%) CMS
10 4 (1.29%) IBM Notes
10 4 (1.29%) Kentico
10 4 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (1.29%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.65%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.65%) SAS
12 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.32%) Jetty
12 1 (0.32%) nginx
12 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 56 (18.06%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.97%) Simulink
3 3 (0.97%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.32%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.32%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 65 (20.97%) Office 365
2 62 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (4.19%) GitHub
5 9 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (2.26%) PaaS
7 6 (1.94%) IaaS
8 5 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (1.61%) OneDrive
9 4 (1.29%) G Suite
9 4 (1.29%) SaaS
10 3 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.97%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.65%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (11.94%) Firewall
2 28 (9.03%) LAN
3 27 (8.71%) WAN
4 26 (8.39%) DNS
5 25 (8.06%) TCP/IP
6 23 (7.42%) VoIP
7 21 (6.77%) VPN
8 20 (6.45%) DHCP
9 19 (6.13%) SAN
10 14 (4.52%) VLAN
11 12 (3.87%) Internet
12 10 (3.23%) Network Security
13 9 (2.90%) Wireless
14 8 (2.58%) IP Telephony
15 7 (2.26%) Skype
15 7 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
16 6 (1.94%) DMZ
16 6 (1.94%) MPLS
16 6 (1.94%) Remote Desktop
17 5 (1.61%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (26.13%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.06%) MySQL
3 16 (5.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 16 (5.16%) MongoDB
3 16 (5.16%) SQL Server 2014
4 11 (3.55%) SQL Server 2016
5 8 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (2.26%) SSDT
7 3 (0.97%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.65%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.65%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.32%) GIS
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.32%) Power BI
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (6.13%) Jenkins
2 17 (5.48%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.23%) TestComplete
3 10 (3.23%) Visual Studio
4 7 (2.26%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.29%) Subversion
6 2 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.65%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.65%) JIRA
6 2 (0.65%) Moq
6 2 (0.65%) MSTest
6 2 (0.65%) NUnit
6 2 (0.65%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.65%) TestRail
6 2 (0.65%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.32%) AutoIt
7 1 (0.32%) gulp
7 1 (0.32%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.32%) WiX
General
1 31 (10.00%) Finance
2 12 (3.87%) Advertising
3 10 (3.23%) Legal
3 10 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.58%) Back Office
4 8 (2.58%) Games
5 7 (2.26%) Publishing
6 3 (0.97%) Automotive
6 3 (0.97%) Retail
7 2 (0.65%) Law
7 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 50 (16.13%) Developer
2 34 (10.97%) Analyst
2 34 (10.97%) IT Support
3 33 (10.65%) Support Engineer
4 31 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 27 (8.71%) Software Engineer
6 22 (7.10%) DevOps Engineer
7 20 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 20 (6.45%) IT Engineer
8 18 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support
9 17 (5.48%) C++ Developer
10 16 (5.16%) Support Analyst
11 15 (4.84%) Cloud Engineer
11 15 (4.84%) Senior DevOps
11 15 (4.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 15 (4.84%) Senior Software Engineer
12 14 (4.52%) C++ Software Developer
13 13 (4.19%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 13 (4.19%) IT Manager
14 12 (3.87%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.39%) .NET
2 19 (6.13%) Web Services
3 15 (4.84%) Elastic Stack
4 14 (4.52%) CSS
4 14 (4.52%) HTML
5 13 (4.19%) ASP.NET
5 13 (4.19%) WinForms
6 11 (3.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (3.23%) Qt
8 9 (2.90%) STL
9 6 (1.94%) HTML5
9 6 (1.94%) WPF
9 6 (1.94%) XML
10 5 (1.61%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.61%) MFC
11 4 (1.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (1.29%) WCF
12 3 (0.97%) OpenCL
12 3 (0.97%) OpenCV
13 2 (0.65%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.35%) Computer Science
2 28 (9.03%) CUDA
3 20 (6.45%) Public Cloud
4 19 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (5.16%) Algorithms
6 11 (3.55%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (3.23%) Smartphone
8 9 (2.90%) User Experience
9 8 (2.58%) Data Centre
10 7 (2.26%) Driving Licence
10 7 (2.26%) iPad
10 7 (2.26%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.61%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (1.61%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (1.29%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.29%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.97%) Clustering
13 3 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 114 (36.77%) Linux
2 98 (31.61%) Windows Server
3 38 (12.26%) Windows 7
4 34 (10.97%) Windows 10
5 17 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.58%) Windows 8
8 7 (2.26%) Android
9 6 (1.94%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.29%) Unix
11 3 (0.97%) Debian
11 3 (0.97%) VxWorks
12 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.65%) CentOS
12 2 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.65%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (17.74%) Software Engineering
2 53 (17.10%) Problem-Solving
3 51 (16.45%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (14.19%) ITIL
5 31 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 28 (9.03%) Mathematics
7 23 (7.42%) DevOps
8 22 (7.10%) Configuration Management
9 21 (6.77%) Multithreading
9 21 (6.77%) SDLC
10 20 (6.45%) Mentoring
11 19 (6.13%) Open Source
12 16 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (5.16%) Physics
12 16 (5.16%) Regression Testing
13 15 (4.84%) Application Virtualisation
14 14 (4.52%) Network Virtualisation
14 14 (4.52%) OO
15 13 (4.19%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (4.19%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 75 (24.19%) C++
2 59 (19.03%) SQL
3 36 (11.61%) C#
4 33 (10.65%) PowerShell
4 33 (10.65%) Python
5 31 (10.00%) C
6 17 (5.48%) T-SQL
7 14 (4.52%) Java
8 11 (3.55%) JavaScript
9 8 (2.58%) Perl
9 8 (2.58%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.26%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.61%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.61%) VBScript
12 4 (1.29%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.97%) Ruby
14 2 (0.65%) C-shell
14 2 (0.65%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.65%) Tcl
14 2 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (14.84%) Degree
2 18 (5.81%) ISTQB
3 16 (5.16%) PhD
4 14 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (3.87%) MCP
6 9 (2.90%) Security Cleared
7 8 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (2.26%) A+ Certification
8 7 (2.26%) CCNA
8 7 (2.26%) MCPD
9 6 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (1.61%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.61%) HNC
11 4 (1.29%) CCNP
12 3 (0.97%) CISSP
12 3 (0.97%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.97%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.65%) AWS Certification
14 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.68%) QA
2 13 (4.19%) PCI DSS
3 9 (2.90%) SLA
4 5 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.29%) GDPR
6 2 (0.65%) SSAE 16
7 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 124 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 47 (15.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (9.03%) Hyper-V
4 20 (6.45%) Docker
5 9 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.61%) vSphere
8 3 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.65%) Firmware
9 2 (0.65%) KVM
9 2 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.65%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (8.39%) Puppet
2 23 (7.42%) SCCM
3 18 (5.81%) Packer
3 18 (5.81%) Terraform
4 15 (4.84%) Kibana
4 15 (4.84%) logstash
5 8 (2.58%) Ansible
6 6 (1.94%) SCOM
7 5 (1.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (1.29%) AirWatch
8 4 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.29%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (0.97%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.97%) WSUS
10 2 (0.65%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.32%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.32%) Jamf Pro
11 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.32%) Salt
Vendors
1 134 (43.23%) Microsoft
2 56 (18.06%) VMware
3 35 (11.29%) Cisco
4 20 (6.45%) Oracle
5 17 (5.48%) Sophos
6 14 (4.52%) Citrix
7 11 (3.55%) HP
7 11 (3.55%) ServiceNow
8 10 (3.23%) Google
9 9 (2.90%) Meraki
10 8 (2.58%) Apple
10 8 (2.58%) Capita
11 7 (2.26%) Avaya
12 6 (1.94%) SolarWinds
13 5 (1.61%) IBM
13 5 (1.61%) Perforce
14 4 (1.29%) Aerohive Networks
14 4 (1.29%) SAP
14 4 (1.29%) Sitecore
14 4 (1.29%) Splunk