Period
to 29 March 2020

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 29 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 12 16
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 320 310 445
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 18.04% 14.11% 14.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.37% 54.96% 57.12%
Number of salaries quoted 301 267 342
Median annual salary £40,000 £37,400 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.95% -6.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,250 £24,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,550 £70,000 £72,325
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%

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 475 564 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 26.78% 25.67% 24.62%
Number of salaries quoted 425 485 629
Median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,800 £75,000 £71,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Oxfordshire

Windows
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows in Oxfordshire.

Salary trend for Windows in Oxfordshire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

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 29 March 2020. 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 +9 163 £38,500 -3.75% 37
Abingdon +10 35 £40,000 +5.26% 9
Bicester -1 19 £40,000 +35.59%
Witney +2 15 £45,000 -21.74% 3
Kidlington +3 6 £23,000 +6.98% 2
Banbury -4 5 £52,500 +40.37% 2
Thame -16 5 £36,500 +32.73% 3
Burford +1 4 £35,000 +18.64%
Henley-on-Thames +5 3 £29,000 -22.67%
Wallingford -9 2 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Wantage - 1 £30,000 - 3
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, 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.

1 139 (43.44%) Software Engineering
2 126 (39.38%) .NET
3 110 (34.38%) C#
4 106 (33.13%) Degree
5 101 (31.56%) Mathematics
6 86 (26.88%) Active Directory
7 85 (26.56%) Microsoft
8 78 (24.38%) Computer Science
9 76 (23.75%) Office 365
10 70 (21.88%) Computer Science Degree
11 67 (20.94%) Agile Software Development
12 65 (20.31%) Windows Server
13 62 (19.38%) C++
13 62 (19.38%) Python
14 60 (18.75%) VMware
14 60 (18.75%) Unit Testing
14 60 (18.75%) Git (software)
15 57 (17.81%) SQL
16 50 (15.63%) JavaScript
17 49 (15.31%) Linux
17 49 (15.31%) Algorithms
18 48 (15.00%) SQL Server
19 44 (13.75%) HTML
19 44 (13.75%) CSS
19 44 (13.75%) MATLAB
19 44 (13.75%) R
19 44 (13.75%) VMware Infrastructure
19 44 (13.75%) Computer Vision
20 43 (13.44%) Firewall
21 42 (13.13%) WinForms

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 25 (7.81%) MS Exchange
2 22 (6.88%) CMS
3 13 (4.06%) EPiServer
3 13 (4.06%) Kentico
3 13 (4.06%) Sitecore CMS
4 12 (3.75%) IIS
5 9 (2.81%) Joomla!
5 9 (2.81%) WordPress
6 5 (1.56%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.25%) Apache
7 4 (1.25%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.63%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.31%) Confluence
9 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (8.44%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 76 (23.75%) Office 365
2 38 (11.88%) Azure
3 19 (5.94%) AWS
4 10 (3.13%) G Suite
5 8 (2.50%) Slack
6 4 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.25%) GCP
6 4 (1.25%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.31%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (0.31%) PaaS
7 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (13.44%) Firewall
2 40 (12.50%) DNS
3 29 (9.06%) DHCP
4 25 (7.81%) VPN
5 24 (7.50%) TCP/IP
6 16 (5.00%) LAN
7 15 (4.69%) WAN
8 12 (3.75%) VLAN
9 11 (3.44%) Internet
10 10 (3.13%) BGP
10 10 (3.13%) OSPF
10 10 (3.13%) SAN
11 9 (2.81%) VoIP
12 8 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (2.50%) Wireless
13 7 (2.19%) Broadband
13 7 (2.19%) LTE
14 6 (1.88%) ADSL
15 4 (1.25%) IPsec
15 4 (1.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.75%) Big Data
3 9 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (1.25%) MySQL
5 4 (1.25%) Neo4j
6 2 (0.63%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.31%) MS Access
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 60 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 42 (13.13%) Subversion
3 11 (3.44%) JIRA
4 9 (2.81%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.25%) CircleCI
5 4 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (1.25%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.63%) IDA Disassembler
6 2 (0.63%) Selenium
6 2 (0.63%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.31%) Postman
General
1 11 (3.44%) Telecoms
2 8 (2.50%) Legal
3 6 (1.88%) Electronics
4 4 (1.25%) Retail
5 2 (0.63%) Advertising
5 2 (0.63%) Finance
6 1 (0.31%) German Language
6 1 (0.31%) Local Government
6 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.31%) Marketing
6 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 124 (38.75%) Software Engineer
2 42 (13.13%) C# Software Engineer
3 40 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
4 35 (10.94%) Support Engineer
5 34 (10.63%) Windows Engineer
6 31 (9.69%) IT Support
7 27 (8.44%) Developer
8 25 (7.81%) .NET Software Engineer
9 22 (6.88%) Graduate
10 21 (6.56%) Applications Engineer
10 21 (6.56%) Junior
11 20 (6.25%) Development Engineer
11 20 (6.25%) Software Development Engineer
12 18 (5.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 18 (5.63%) Control Systems Engineer
12 18 (5.63%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 18 (5.63%) IT Manager
12 18 (5.63%) Junior Software Engineer
13 17 (5.31%) .NET Developer
13 17 (5.31%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (39.38%) .NET
2 44 (13.75%) CSS
2 44 (13.75%) HTML
3 42 (13.13%) WinForms
4 21 (6.56%) ASP.NET
5 20 (6.25%) AngularJS
6 18 (5.63%) Node.js
6 18 (5.63%) React
7 17 (5.31%) WPF
8 10 (3.13%) CSS3
8 10 (3.13%) HTML5
9 8 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (2.50%) REST
10 4 (1.25%) Software Packaging
11 3 (0.94%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.94%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (0.94%) Entity Framework
11 3 (0.94%) jQuery
11 3 (0.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (15.31%) Algorithms
2 39 (12.19%) User Experience
3 35 (10.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 9 (2.81%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.81%) Smartphone
5 8 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (2.19%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.88%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.56%) Replication
8 5 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.25%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.63%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.63%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.31%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 65 (20.31%) Windows Server
2 49 (15.31%) Linux
3 42 (13.13%) Windows 10
4 30 (9.38%) Android
5 29 (9.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (8.13%) Windows 7
7 25 (7.81%) Windows Server 2016
8 19 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (5.31%) Apple iOS
9 17 (5.31%) Mac OS
10 15 (4.69%) Windows Server 2019
11 14 (4.38%) Windows XP
12 13 (4.06%) Windows 8
13 8 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (1.25%) Ubuntu
15 4 (1.25%) Unix
16 3 (0.94%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
17 2 (0.63%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (43.44%) Software Engineering
2 101 (31.56%) Mathematics
3 78 (24.38%) Computer Science
4 67 (20.94%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (18.75%) Unit Testing
6 44 (13.75%) Computer Vision
7 39 (12.19%) OOD
8 38 (11.88%) Image Processing
9 36 (11.25%) Software Architecture
10 35 (10.94%) Mathematical Modelling
11 29 (9.06%) Cybersecurity
12 26 (8.13%) Web Development
13 24 (7.50%) ITIL
13 24 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
14 20 (6.25%) DevOps
14 20 (6.25%) MVC
15 19 (5.94%) Multithreading
15 19 (5.94%) OOP
16 18 (5.63%) Multithreaded Programming
16 18 (5.63%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 110 (34.38%) C#
2 62 (19.38%) C++
2 62 (19.38%) Python
3 57 (17.81%) SQL
4 50 (15.63%) JavaScript
5 44 (13.75%) MATLAB
5 44 (13.75%) R
6 35 (10.94%) VB.NET
7 12 (3.75%) C
8 10 (3.13%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.81%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.19%) Java
11 4 (1.25%) AppleScript
11 4 (1.25%) Perl
11 4 (1.25%) PHP
12 3 (0.94%) Go
12 3 (0.94%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.94%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.63%) Scala
13 2 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 106 (33.13%) Degree
2 70 (21.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (5.63%) Security Cleared
4 12 (3.75%) Numerate Degree
5 10 (3.13%) DBS Check
5 10 (3.13%) DV Cleared
6 9 (2.81%) CISM
6 9 (2.81%) CISSP
7 8 (2.50%) CISA
7 8 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.88%) CCNP
10 4 (1.25%) HNC
11 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.63%) MCITP
13 1 (0.31%) CCNA
13 1 (0.31%) CEH
13 1 (0.31%) CISMP
13 1 (0.31%) GSEC
13 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.06%) SLA
2 10 (3.13%) Cyber Essentials
3 9 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (2.50%) GDPR
5 3 (0.94%) QA
6 2 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 86 (26.88%) Active Directory
2 44 (13.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (9.38%) Hyper-V
4 13 (4.06%) Docker
4 13 (4.06%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.19%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (1.88%) vSphere
7 4 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.94%) XenApp
9 2 (0.63%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.31%) KVM
Systems Management
1 14 (4.38%) Ansible
2 9 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.81%) Puppet
3 8 (2.50%) Terraform
4 7 (2.19%) WSUS
5 4 (1.25%) Jamf Pro
5 4 (1.25%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.63%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.63%) SCCM
7 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.31%) Grafana
7 1 (0.31%) Nagios
7 1 (0.31%) Nessus
7 1 (0.31%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.31%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 85 (26.56%) Microsoft
2 60 (18.75%) VMware
3 24 (7.50%) Cisco
4 13 (4.06%) Google
4 13 (4.06%) Sitecore
5 12 (3.75%) Juniper
6 10 (3.13%) HP
6 10 (3.13%) Oracle
7 8 (2.50%) Citrix
7 8 (2.50%) Veeam
8 7 (2.19%) Huawei
8 7 (2.19%) Red Hat
8 7 (2.19%) Xamarin
9 6 (1.88%) F5
10 5 (1.56%) Apple
11 4 (1.25%) Arista
11 4 (1.25%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.25%) Fortinet
11 4 (1.25%) Palo Alto
12 2 (0.63%) Asigra