Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 15 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 -11 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 271 446 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 11.65% 14.63% 20.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.22% 60.52% 64.04%
Number of salaries quoted 220 348 418
Oxfordshire median annual salary £39,250 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.65% +21.43% -10.26%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,425 £23,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £63,750 £67,875
South East median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.33% - -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 562 737 837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 24.15% 24.18% 31.75%
Number of salaries quoted 487 578 663
Oxfordshire median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +14.46% -2.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,675 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,050 £67,500 £69,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +2.41%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 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 -9 136 £47,500 - 19
Thame +13 20 £28,750 -17.86% 1
Abingdon -15 20 £45,000 +20.00% 11
Banbury -5 15 £31,500 +43.18%
Wallingford +17 14 £35,000 +70.73% 1
Witney -4 8 £57,500 +91.67% 1
Bicester +5 4 £22,500 -32.84% 3
Kidlington +1 2 £21,250 -63.98% 7
Wantage - 2 £46,250 - 1
Burford - 2 £29,500 - 1
Henley-on-Thames +7 1 £26,000 -20.00%
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 93 (34.32%) Active Directory
2 89 (32.84%) Linux
3 88 (32.47%) Windows Server
4 82 (30.26%) Microsoft
5 70 (25.83%) Office 365
6 58 (21.40%) Python
7 55 (20.30%) Firewall
7 55 (20.30%) Microsoft Azure
8 54 (19.93%) Software Engineering
8 54 (19.93%) Problem-Solving
9 53 (19.56%) Microsoft Office
10 51 (18.82%) C#
10 51 (18.82%) SQL Server
11 49 (18.08%) Agile Software Development
12 47 (17.34%) C++
13 45 (16.61%) VMware
14 43 (15.87%) DHCP
15 42 (15.50%) DNS
15 42 (15.50%) Degree
16 41 (15.13%) SQL
17 39 (14.39%) Computer Science
18 38 (14.02%) Windows Server 2012
19 37 (13.65%) Windows 10
20 36 (13.28%) Amazon AWS
20 36 (13.28%) MS Exchange
21 33 (12.18%) Bash Shell
22 32 (11.81%) Windows Server 2008
23 31 (11.44%) Windows 7
24 30 (11.07%) Hyper-V
24 30 (11.07%) .NET

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 (13.28%) MS Exchange
2 20 (7.38%) IIS
3 13 (4.80%) SharePoint
4 12 (4.43%) Apache
5 5 (1.85%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.48%) CMS
6 4 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.48%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.11%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.74%) JBoss
8 2 (0.74%) SAS
8 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.37%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 53 (19.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.37%) Mozilla Thunderbird
2 1 (0.37%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 70 (25.83%) Office 365
2 55 (20.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (13.28%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (7.01%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (3.32%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (2.58%) SaaS
7 6 (2.21%) iTunes
8 5 (1.85%) Mimecast
9 4 (1.48%) OneDrive
10 3 (1.11%) GitHub
10 3 (1.11%) IaaS
10 3 (1.11%) PaaS
11 2 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.74%) G Suite
12 1 (0.37%) Azure Functions
12 1 (0.37%) Datadog
12 1 (0.37%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 55 (20.30%) Firewall
2 43 (15.87%) DHCP
3 42 (15.50%) DNS
4 28 (10.33%) TCP/IP
5 15 (5.54%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (5.17%) SAN
6 14 (5.17%) VoIP
6 14 (5.17%) WAN
7 13 (4.80%) VPN
8 12 (4.43%) LAN
8 12 (4.43%) Remote Desktop
8 12 (4.43%) Skype
9 10 (3.69%) VLAN
10 8 (2.95%) ADSL
10 8 (2.95%) Wireless
11 5 (1.85%) WPA
12 3 (1.11%) HTTP
12 3 (1.11%) NAS
12 3 (1.11%) Network Security
12 3 (1.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (18.82%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (4.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.21%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.21%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.21%) Redis
5 5 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.48%) MySQL
7 3 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.11%) GIS
7 3 (1.11%) Neo4j
7 3 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.74%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.74%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (4.80%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.32%) Jenkins
2 9 (3.32%) JIRA
3 5 (1.85%) Subversion
3 5 (1.85%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.48%) Grunt
4 4 (1.48%) gulp
4 4 (1.48%) MSBuild
4 4 (1.48%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.11%) HP UFT
5 3 (1.11%) JUnit
5 3 (1.11%) Selenium
5 3 (1.11%) TestComplete
5 3 (1.11%) Xcode
5 3 (1.11%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.37%) NSubstitute
6 1 (0.37%) NUnit
6 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.37%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (5.54%) Legal
2 10 (3.69%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.95%) Finance
4 7 (2.58%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.21%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (2.21%) Retail
6 4 (1.48%) Games
7 3 (1.11%) Advertising
8 2 (0.74%) Law
9 1 (0.37%) Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Local Government
9 1 (0.37%) Marketing
9 1 (0.37%) Military
9 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (17.71%) Analyst
2 40 (14.76%) Software Engineer
3 34 (12.55%) IT Support
4 30 (11.07%) Support Engineer
5 26 (9.59%) 2nd Line Support
6 23 (8.49%) Developer
7 22 (8.12%) IT Engineer
8 19 (7.01%) Administrator
8 19 (7.01%) Support Analyst
9 18 (6.64%) Security Analyst
10 16 (5.90%) Systems Engineer
11 15 (5.54%) Systems Administrator
12 14 (5.17%) Junior
12 14 (5.17%) Software Developer
12 14 (5.17%) Support Technician
13 13 (4.80%) IT Manager
13 13 (4.80%) Senior Developer
14 12 (4.43%) IT Support Engineer
15 11 (4.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 11 (4.06%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (11.07%) .NET
2 24 (8.86%) HTML
3 22 (8.12%) CSS
4 19 (7.01%) Web Services
4 19 (7.01%) WPF
5 17 (6.27%) ASP.NET
6 14 (5.17%) AngularJS
6 14 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (4.43%) Node.js
8 11 (4.06%) jQuery
8 11 (4.06%) React
9 10 (3.69%) .NET Framework
10 9 (3.32%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (2.95%) REST
12 6 (2.21%) HTML5
13 5 (1.85%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 5 (1.85%) RESTful
14 4 (1.48%) Entity Framework
14 4 (1.48%) LESS
14 4 (1.48%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.38%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.27%) Life Science
3 16 (5.90%) Private Cloud
4 12 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.06%) Data Protection Act
5 11 (4.06%) User Experience
6 10 (3.69%) BYOD
7 9 (3.32%) CUDA
7 9 (3.32%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (2.58%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (2.21%) Driving Licence
9 6 (2.21%) iPhone
9 6 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.85%) Fintech
10 5 (1.85%) FMCG
10 5 (1.85%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.11%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.11%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 89 (32.84%) Linux
2 88 (32.47%) Windows Server
3 38 (14.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (13.65%) Windows 10
5 32 (11.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (11.44%) Windows 7
7 23 (8.49%) Apple iOS
8 16 (5.90%) Android
9 11 (4.06%) Unix
10 8 (2.95%) Mac OS
11 6 (2.21%) CentOS
12 5 (1.85%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.85%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.85%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.48%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.74%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.37%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.37%) Solaris
15 1 (0.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (19.93%) Problem-Solving
1 54 (19.93%) Software Engineering
2 49 (18.08%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (14.39%) Computer Science
4 28 (10.33%) SDLC
5 25 (9.23%) Mathematics
5 25 (9.23%) Time Management
6 23 (8.49%) ITIL
7 19 (7.01%) Prototyping
7 19 (7.01%) Test Automation
8 18 (6.64%) DevOps
8 18 (6.64%) Unit Testing
9 17 (6.27%) Web Development
10 15 (5.54%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (5.54%) Information Security
10 15 (5.54%) OOP
11 14 (5.17%) Microservices
11 14 (5.17%) MVC
11 14 (5.17%) Network Design
11 14 (5.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (21.40%) Python
2 51 (18.82%) C#
3 47 (17.34%) C++
4 41 (15.13%) SQL
5 33 (12.18%) Bash Shell
6 29 (10.70%) JavaScript
6 29 (10.70%) PowerShell
7 27 (9.96%) Java
8 17 (6.27%) Perl
9 16 (5.90%) C
10 5 (1.85%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.48%) PHP
12 3 (1.11%) Groovy
12 3 (1.11%) Java 8
12 3 (1.11%) Scala
12 3 (1.11%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.11%) VB
13 2 (0.74%) C-shell
13 2 (0.74%) XAML
14 1 (0.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 42 (15.50%) Degree
2 27 (9.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (6.64%) MCSA
4 15 (5.54%) Security Cleared
5 14 (5.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (4.06%) CISSP
6 11 (4.06%) MCSE
7 9 (3.32%) PhD
8 7 (2.58%) CEH
8 7 (2.58%) DBS Check
8 7 (2.58%) DV Cleared
8 7 (2.58%) GIAC
8 7 (2.58%) OSCP
9 6 (2.21%) ISTQB
9 6 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (2.21%) MCP
10 5 (1.85%) SC Cleared
11 4 (1.48%) CCNA
11 4 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (1.11%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (5.90%) QA
3 11 (4.06%) PCI DSS
4 7 (2.58%) SLA
5 6 (2.21%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (2.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.37%) GDPR
6 1 (0.37%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.37%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.37%) PMO
System Software
1 93 (34.32%) Active Directory
2 30 (11.07%) Hyper-V
3 19 (7.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (5.54%) Docker
4 15 (5.54%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.21%) XenApp
6 5 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.11%) pfSense
8 2 (0.74%) vSphere
8 2 (0.74%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (8.12%) SCCM
2 14 (5.17%) vCenter Server
3 12 (4.43%) Kubernetes
3 12 (4.43%) Nessus
4 9 (3.32%) WSUS
5 7 (2.58%) Defensics
5 7 (2.58%) Nexpose
5 7 (2.58%) Nmap
5 7 (2.58%) OpenVAS
6 5 (1.85%) Cacti
6 5 (1.85%) Data Guard
6 5 (1.85%) Nagios
6 5 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (1.85%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (1.48%) Ansible
7 4 (1.48%) Jamf Pro
7 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.48%) Puppet
7 4 (1.48%) Terraform
Vendors
1 82 (30.26%) Microsoft
2 45 (16.61%) VMware
3 23 (8.49%) Google
4 15 (5.54%) Cisco
5 12 (4.43%) Apple
6 11 (4.06%) Oracle
7 10 (3.69%) HP
7 10 (3.69%) Sophos
8 9 (3.32%) Veeam
9 8 (2.95%) ServiceNow
9 8 (2.95%) Veritas
10 7 (2.58%) Codenomicon
10 7 (2.58%) Polycom
11 6 (2.21%) Citrix
11 6 (2.21%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.85%) Okta
12 5 (1.85%) Toshiba
12 5 (1.85%) WatchGuard
13 4 (1.48%) Sitecore
14 3 (1.11%) SolarWinds