Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 4 9
Rank change year-on-year -8 +5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 411 625 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 14.89% 20.02% 17.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.83% 61.27% 61.95%
Number of salaries quoted 372 481 514
Oxfordshire median annual salary £40,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% -3.85% +20.00%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,750 £23,150
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,250 £57,500
South East median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +3.90% +2.67%

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 687 1020 870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 24.88% 32.67% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 576 784 699
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +21.21%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,000 £67,500 £58,750
South East median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.71% +6.25% +1.27%

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 18 October 2017.

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 18 October 2017. 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 -3 164 £45,000 +20.00% 20
Banbury +2 38 £30,000 -38.14% 2
Abingdon -6 36 £25,000 -37.50% 20
Witney +15 21 £32,500 +4.84% 3
Wallingford +16 7 £35,000 -
Kidlington +13 7 £43,250 +73.00% 2
Thame -14 6 £25,000 -42.86%
Henley-on-Thames - 3 £32,500 -
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 162 (39.42%) Microsoft
1 162 (39.42%) Windows Server
2 155 (37.71%) Active Directory
3 103 (25.06%) Degree
4 95 (23.11%) Linux
5 88 (21.41%) DNS
6 87 (21.17%) Office 365
7 86 (20.92%) DHCP
8 84 (20.44%) C++
9 82 (19.95%) VMware
10 79 (19.22%) Hyper-V
11 78 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
11 78 (18.98%) SQL Server
12 77 (18.73%) Computer Science
12 77 (18.73%) Windows Server 2012
13 76 (18.49%) Software Engineering
14 75 (18.25%) Amazon AWS
15 70 (17.03%) Microsoft Azure
16 68 (16.55%) SQL
17 65 (15.82%) Python
18 64 (15.57%) SCCM
19 63 (15.33%) VMware Infrastructure
20 59 (14.36%) C#
21 55 (13.38%) PowerShell
22 54 (13.14%) Windows 10
23 53 (12.90%) C
23 53 (12.90%) Java
24 52 (12.65%) IaaS
25 50 (12.17%) Cisco
25 50 (12.17%) Windows Server 2008

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 45 (10.95%) MS Exchange
2 42 (10.22%) Skype for Business
3 24 (5.84%) IIS
4 20 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (3.89%) SharePoint
7 15 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (3.41%) Oracle Workflow
9 13 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2003
10 12 (2.92%) Tomcat
11 11 (2.68%) JBoss
11 11 (2.68%) WebLogic
12 8 (1.95%) CMS
13 6 (1.46%) SAS
14 5 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.97%) Kentico
15 4 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
16 3 (0.73%) EPiServer
17 2 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 1 (0.24%) Apache
Applications
1 47 (11.44%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.22%) AutoCAD
2 5 (1.22%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.22%) PTC Creo
3 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (3.41%) Teamcenter
2 12 (2.92%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 87 (21.17%) Office 365
2 75 (18.25%) Amazon AWS
3 70 (17.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 52 (12.65%) IaaS
5 30 (7.30%) PaaS
6 22 (5.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 20 (4.87%) SaaS
8 18 (4.38%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (1.70%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.49%) Route 53
12 1 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.24%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 88 (21.41%) DNS
2 86 (20.92%) DHCP
3 44 (10.71%) Skype
4 40 (9.73%) LDAP
5 35 (8.52%) Kerberos
6 29 (7.06%) Firewall
7 25 (6.08%) WAN
8 24 (5.84%) SAN
9 23 (5.60%) TCP/IP
10 22 (5.35%) PBX
10 22 (5.35%) PSTN
11 21 (5.11%) LAN
12 19 (4.62%) VLAN
13 17 (4.14%) VoIP
14 13 (3.16%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (2.43%) Internet
15 10 (2.43%) VPN
16 9 (2.19%) Unified Communications
17 7 (1.70%) iSCSI
17 7 (1.70%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (18.98%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.41%) Oracle Database
3 12 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (2.68%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.97%) Power BI
5 4 (0.97%) Redis
5 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.73%) MySQL
6 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.49%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (5.84%) Git (software)
2 17 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (3.16%) Jenkins
4 11 (2.68%) MSI
4 11 (2.68%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.70%) Subversion
6 6 (1.46%) Hudson
6 6 (1.46%) Selenium
6 6 (1.46%) Travis CI
7 5 (1.22%) Metasploit
8 3 (0.73%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.49%) IDA Disassembler
9 2 (0.49%) TestLink
9 2 (0.49%) TestRail
10 1 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.24%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.24%) eCATT
10 1 (0.24%) Moq
10 1 (0.24%) MSTest
10 1 (0.24%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 36 (8.76%) Telecoms
2 20 (4.87%) Finance
3 15 (3.65%) Automotive
4 14 (3.41%) Retail
5 11 (2.68%) Back Office
5 11 (2.68%) Legal
6 7 (1.70%) Publishing
7 5 (1.22%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.97%) Electronics
9 3 (0.73%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.49%) Advertising
10 2 (0.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 78 (18.98%) Analyst
2 68 (16.55%) Developer
3 52 (12.65%) Support Engineer
4 46 (11.19%) Software Engineer
5 43 (10.46%) Systems Engineer
6 37 (9.00%) Administrator
6 37 (9.00%) Software Developer
7 27 (6.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 27 (6.57%) Junior
8 25 (6.08%) 3rd Line Support
8 25 (6.08%) C++ Software Engineer
9 24 (5.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 24 (5.84%) IT Administrator
10 23 (5.60%) Graduate
10 23 (5.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 22 (5.35%) .NET Developer
11 22 (5.35%) 2nd Line Support
11 22 (5.35%) Junior Developer
11 22 (5.35%) Junior Software Developer
12 21 (5.11%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (11.68%) .NET
2 41 (9.98%) ASP.NET
3 37 (9.00%) Web Services
4 29 (7.06%) WinForms
5 25 (6.08%) CSS
6 24 (5.84%) HTML
7 22 (5.35%) Qt
7 22 (5.35%) SOAP
8 20 (4.87%) jQuery
9 17 (4.14%) RESTful
10 16 (3.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 16 (3.89%) MFC
11 15 (3.65%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (3.41%) OpenGL
13 11 (2.68%) .NET Framework
13 11 (2.68%) Dropwizard
13 11 (2.68%) JSON
13 11 (2.68%) Spring
13 11 (2.68%) Spring Boot
14 9 (2.19%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 77 (18.73%) Computer Science
2 31 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (6.33%) PKI
4 21 (5.11%) Algorithms
4 21 (5.11%) Fat Client
4 21 (5.11%) Greenfield Project
4 21 (5.11%) Thin Client
5 19 (4.62%) Clustering
6 16 (3.89%) CUDA
7 15 (3.65%) Private Cloud
8 14 (3.41%) Data Centre
9 13 (3.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 12 (2.92%) BYOD
11 10 (2.43%) Life Science
12 9 (2.19%) User Experience
13 8 (1.95%) Management Information System
13 8 (1.95%) Smartphone
14 6 (1.46%) Cybercrime
15 5 (1.22%) 3D Printing
16 4 (0.97%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 162 (39.42%) Windows Server
2 95 (23.11%) Linux
3 77 (18.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 54 (13.14%) Windows 10
5 50 (12.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (9.73%) Windows 7
7 37 (9.00%) VxWorks
8 24 (5.84%) Windows 8
9 22 (5.35%) Mac OS X
10 13 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (2.68%) Unix
12 10 (2.43%) Android
12 10 (2.43%) Apple iOS
13 6 (1.46%) Mac OS
14 5 (1.22%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.73%) AIX
16 2 (0.49%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.24%) Debian
17 1 (0.24%) Kali Linux
17 1 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (18.49%) Software Engineering
3 48 (11.68%) Cybersecurity
4 38 (9.25%) Patch Management
5 36 (8.76%) ITIL
6 35 (8.52%) Identity Management
7 33 (8.03%) Kalman Filter
8 32 (7.79%) Test Automation
9 31 (7.54%) Mentoring
10 27 (6.57%) Continuous Improvement
10 27 (6.57%) Email Filtering
11 26 (6.33%) OO
12 25 (6.08%) Penetration Testing
13 24 (5.84%) MVC
13 24 (5.84%) Physics
13 24 (5.84%) Service Design
14 23 (5.60%) Task Automation
15 22 (5.35%) Mathematics
15 22 (5.35%) PLM
15 22 (5.35%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (20.44%) C++
2 68 (16.55%) SQL
3 65 (15.82%) Python
4 59 (14.36%) C#
5 55 (13.38%) PowerShell
6 53 (12.90%) C
6 53 (12.90%) Java
7 28 (6.81%) JavaScript
8 22 (5.35%) Shell Script
9 13 (3.16%) T-SQL
10 9 (2.19%) VB.NET
11 8 (1.95%) Ruby
12 7 (1.70%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.46%) Perl
14 3 (0.73%) PHP
15 2 (0.49%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 103 (25.06%) Degree
2 49 (11.92%) Security Cleared
3 37 (9.00%) DV Cleared
4 26 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (4.62%) PhD
6 13 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.92%) MCSE
8 11 (2.68%) ISTQB
9 10 (2.43%) CCNA
9 10 (2.43%) MCSA
9 10 (2.43%) SC Cleared
10 9 (2.19%) ISEB
11 6 (1.46%) GCFA
11 6 (1.46%) GCFE
11 6 (1.46%) GCIH
11 6 (1.46%) GREM
12 5 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
13 4 (0.97%) A+ Certification
13 4 (0.97%) CHECK Team Member
13 4 (0.97%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.16%) SLA
2 9 (2.19%) QA
3 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.24%) DICOM
4 1 (0.24%) GDPR
4 1 (0.24%) HL7
4 1 (0.24%) IASME
4 1 (0.24%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 155 (37.71%) Active Directory
2 79 (19.22%) Hyper-V
3 63 (15.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (5.60%) Virtual Machines
5 19 (4.62%) Microsoft App-V
6 18 (4.38%) Virtual Desktop
7 16 (3.89%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (3.65%) vSphere
9 7 (1.70%) XenApp
9 7 (1.70%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.22%) Firmware
11 3 (0.73%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.49%) Docker
12 2 (0.49%) vCloud
12 2 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 64 (15.57%) SCCM
2 48 (11.68%) SCOM
3 20 (4.87%) Ansible
4 19 (4.62%) Puppet
5 17 (4.14%) Terraform
6 14 (3.41%) WSUS
7 8 (1.95%) vCenter Server
8 7 (1.70%) Backup Exec
8 7 (1.70%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (1.70%) SCVMM
8 7 (1.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Intune
9 6 (1.46%) Nessus
9 6 (1.46%) Nmap
9 6 (1.46%) SCDPM
9 6 (1.46%) SmoothWall
10 3 (0.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (0.73%) Jamf Pro
11 2 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 162 (39.42%) Microsoft
2 82 (19.95%) VMware
3 50 (12.17%) Cisco
4 40 (9.73%) Oracle
5 33 (8.03%) HP
6 28 (6.81%) Citrix
7 23 (5.60%) Apple
8 14 (3.41%) Siemens
9 12 (2.92%) Sophos
10 11 (2.68%) Dell
11 9 (2.19%) Veeam
12 7 (1.70%) Symantec
13 6 (1.46%) CA
13 6 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (1.22%) ANSYS
14 5 (1.22%) PTC
15 4 (0.97%) CheckPoint
15 4 (0.97%) NetApp
15 4 (0.97%) Palo Alto
15 4 (0.97%) Sitecore