Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 11 4
Rank change year-on-year -18 -7 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 245 452 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 8.71% 16.47% 21.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.90% 61.50% 63.30%
Number of salaries quoted 214 410 487
Oxfordshire median annual salary £37,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.50% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £59,250
South East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -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 599 735 1,030
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 21.29% 26.78% 33.20%
Number of salaries quoted 545 619 777
Oxfordshire median annual salary £49,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.29% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £24,345
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -31 105 £47,500 +11.76% 29
Thame 0 22 £30,000 -14.29% 2
Abingdon -8 21 £32,500 +8.33% 10
Kidlington +2 12 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Bicester - 11 £33,725 -
Banbury -8 7 £27,500 -21.43% 5
Wallingford -9 7 £35,000 -
Wantage - 3 £40,000 -
Witney -17 2 £24,000 -26.15% 5
Woodstock - 2 £21,750 -
Henley-on-Thames +1 1 £26,000 -20.00%
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 104 (42.45%) Active Directory
2 100 (40.82%) Linux
3 99 (40.41%) Windows Server
4 92 (37.55%) Microsoft
5 59 (24.08%) Office 365
6 58 (23.67%) C++
7 55 (22.45%) VMware
8 48 (19.59%) Software Engineering
9 47 (19.18%) TCP/IP
10 42 (17.14%) DNS
11 40 (16.33%) DHCP
11 40 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 40 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
12 37 (15.10%) Firewall
12 37 (15.10%) Problem-Solving
13 36 (14.69%) SQL Server
13 36 (14.69%) Degree
14 34 (13.88%) SDLC
15 33 (13.47%) Microsoft Office
16 32 (13.06%) C
17 30 (12.24%) CUDA
17 30 (12.24%) PowerShell
18 27 (11.02%) Python
19 26 (10.61%) SQL
19 26 (10.61%) Mathematics
20 25 (10.20%) C#
21 24 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 23 (9.39%) Multithreading
23 22 (8.98%) Computer Science
23 22 (8.98%) QA

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 19 (7.76%) MS Exchange
2 13 (5.31%) Apache
2 13 (5.31%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.86%) IIS
4 5 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.04%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.63%) CMS
5 4 (1.63%) Kentico
5 4 (1.63%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.63%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.82%) Jetty
6 2 (0.82%) nginx
6 2 (0.82%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.82%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.41%) JBoss
Applications
1 33 (13.47%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.04%) SOLIDWORKS
3 3 (1.22%) Simulink
4 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.41%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 59 (24.08%) Office 365
2 40 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (2.04%) GitHub
4 5 (2.04%) IaaS
4 5 (2.04%) PaaS
4 5 (2.04%) SaaS
5 2 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.82%) Datadog
5 2 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.41%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 47 (19.18%) TCP/IP
2 42 (17.14%) DNS
3 40 (16.33%) DHCP
4 37 (15.10%) Firewall
5 19 (7.76%) SAN
6 18 (7.35%) LAN
6 18 (7.35%) WAN
7 17 (6.94%) VLAN
7 17 (6.94%) VPN
8 11 (4.49%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (4.08%) VoIP
9 10 (4.08%) Wireless
10 7 (2.86%) Internet
10 7 (2.86%) Network Security
11 6 (2.45%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (2.04%) WPA
13 3 (1.22%) HTTP
13 3 (1.22%) Skype
14 2 (0.82%) Asterisk PBX
14 2 (0.82%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.45%) MySQL
3 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (1.22%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.41%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.41%) GIS
6 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (5.31%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.04%) JIRA
3 5 (2.04%) Subversion
3 5 (2.04%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.22%) JUnit
5 2 (0.82%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.41%) Selenium
General
1 21 (8.57%) Finance
2 20 (8.16%) Legal
3 8 (3.27%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.63%) Games
5 3 (1.22%) Advertising
5 3 (1.22%) Publishing
6 2 (0.82%) Automotive
6 2 (0.82%) Law
6 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.82%) Military
6 2 (0.82%) Retail
7 1 (0.41%) Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
7 1 (0.41%) Local Government
7 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (15.92%) Developer
1 39 (15.92%) Support Engineer
2 34 (13.88%) Analyst
3 33 (13.47%) IT Support
4 32 (13.06%) IT Engineer
5 31 (12.65%) Software Developer
6 25 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (8.57%) C++ Developer
7 21 (8.57%) C++ Software Developer
8 19 (7.76%) 2nd Line Support
9 18 (7.35%) Support Analyst
10 15 (6.12%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (5.71%) Senior Developer
11 14 (5.71%) Software Engineer
12 13 (5.31%) DevOps Engineer
13 12 (4.90%) IT Support Engineer
13 12 (4.90%) Security Analyst
14 11 (4.49%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 11 (4.49%) Senior Software Developer
14 11 (4.49%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.16%) HTML
2 18 (7.35%) .NET
3 17 (6.94%) ASP.NET
3 17 (6.94%) CSS
4 15 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (4.08%) Web Services
6 8 (3.27%) HTML5
7 5 (2.04%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.04%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (2.04%) jQuery
8 4 (1.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (1.63%) WCF
9 3 (1.22%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.22%) J2EE
9 3 (1.22%) OpenCL
9 3 (1.22%) OpenCV
9 3 (1.22%) REST
9 3 (1.22%) Spring
9 3 (1.22%) WinForms
9 3 (1.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.24%) CUDA
2 22 (8.98%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.71%) Private Cloud
4 12 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.49%) Data Protection Act
6 10 (4.08%) Algorithms
7 9 (3.67%) Public Cloud
8 7 (2.86%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.45%) Data Centre
9 6 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (2.04%) Driving Licence
10 5 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.63%) User Experience
12 3 (1.22%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.82%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.82%) Life Science
13 2 (0.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 100 (40.82%) Linux
2 99 (40.41%) Windows Server
3 21 (8.57%) Windows 10
3 21 (8.57%) Windows 7
4 19 (7.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (5.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (4.90%) Unix
7 7 (2.86%) CentOS
8 5 (2.04%) Android
9 4 (1.63%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.63%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.63%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.22%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.22%) VxWorks
11 2 (0.82%) Debian
11 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.82%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (19.59%) Software Engineering
2 37 (15.10%) Problem-Solving
3 34 (13.88%) SDLC
4 26 (10.61%) Mathematics
5 24 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 23 (9.39%) Multithreading
7 21 (8.57%) Physics
8 19 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (7.76%) Information Security
9 17 (6.94%) MVC
10 16 (6.53%) DevOps
11 15 (6.12%) Network Design
12 14 (5.71%) Data Protection
13 13 (5.31%) Test Automation
14 12 (4.90%) Cybersecurity
14 12 (4.90%) Data Privacy
14 12 (4.90%) ITIL
15 11 (4.49%) Configuration Management
15 11 (4.49%) Open Source
15 11 (4.49%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (23.67%) C++
2 32 (13.06%) C
3 30 (12.24%) PowerShell
4 27 (11.02%) Python
5 26 (10.61%) SQL
6 25 (10.20%) C#
7 19 (7.76%) JavaScript
8 18 (7.35%) Perl
9 14 (5.71%) Java
10 6 (2.45%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.45%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.45%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.04%) C-shell
12 3 (1.22%) Groovy
12 3 (1.22%) Java 8
12 3 (1.22%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.22%) PHP
12 3 (1.22%) Scala
12 3 (1.22%) VBScript
13 2 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (14.69%) Degree
2 22 (8.98%) PhD
3 15 (6.12%) Security Cleared
4 12 (4.90%) CISSP
5 9 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (3.27%) ISTQB
6 8 (3.27%) MCP
7 5 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.04%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.04%) HNC
7 5 (2.04%) MCSA
8 4 (1.63%) CCNA
8 4 (1.63%) DBS Check
9 3 (1.22%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.22%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.82%) CCNP
11 1 (0.41%) MCITP
11 1 (0.41%) MCSE
11 1 (0.41%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.98%) QA
2 13 (5.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (5.31%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.45%) SLA
4 2 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (0.82%) PMO
5 1 (0.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 104 (42.45%) Active Directory
2 40 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (8.57%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (3.67%) Docker
6 8 (3.27%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (2.86%) XenApp
8 3 (1.22%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.82%) pfSense
10 1 (0.41%) Firmware
10 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (4.49%) SCCM
2 9 (3.67%) Ansible
3 8 (3.27%) Puppet
3 8 (3.27%) Terraform
4 6 (2.45%) Packer
4 6 (2.45%) SCOM
5 5 (2.04%) Cacti
5 5 (2.04%) Kibana
5 5 (2.04%) logstash
5 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 5 (2.04%) Nagios
5 5 (2.04%) ZABBIX
6 4 (1.63%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.63%) vCenter Server
7 3 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.82%) Nessus
9 1 (0.41%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.41%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 92 (37.55%) Microsoft
2 55 (22.45%) VMware
3 20 (8.16%) Cisco
4 11 (4.49%) Oracle
5 9 (3.67%) Apple
5 9 (3.67%) Sophos
6 7 (2.86%) Citrix
6 7 (2.86%) HP
7 6 (2.45%) Google
8 5 (2.04%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.04%) SAP
8 5 (2.04%) SolarWinds
8 5 (2.04%) Veeam
9 4 (1.63%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.22%) Okta
11 2 (0.82%) Avaya
11 2 (0.82%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.82%) SonicWALL
11 2 (0.82%) WatchGuard
12 1 (0.41%) Remedy