Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 7 7
Rank change year-on-year -7 0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 454 545 628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 14.96% 18.49% 18.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.61% 59.76% 64.68%
Number of salaries quoted 383 428 552
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% +18.33%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,750 £22,775
90th Percentile £62,250 £61,250 £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 749 912 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 24.69% 30.94% 29.16%
Number of salaries quoted 609 733 738
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% +15.94%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,869 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,000 £67,500 £60,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 22 November 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 22 November 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 -2 176 £45,000 +28.57% 18
Abingdon -4 91 £28,500 -28.75% 15
Banbury +4 28 £30,000 -38.14% 2
Witney +11 19 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Kidlington +13 15 £54,000 +44.00% 4
Wallingford +11 7 £35,000 -
Thame -17 7 £35,000 -6.67%
Bicester +1 4 £33,500 -36.19%
Henley-on-Thames -4 3 £32,500 -31.58%
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 163 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 159 (35.02%) Windows Server
3 149 (32.82%) Active Directory
4 136 (29.96%) Linux
5 127 (27.97%) Python
6 123 (27.09%) C++
7 116 (25.55%) Degree
8 110 (24.23%) Software Engineering
9 96 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
10 88 (19.38%) Amazon AWS
11 86 (18.94%) Office 365
12 80 (17.62%) Hyper-V
13 79 (17.40%) SQL Server
14 78 (17.18%) SQL
15 76 (16.74%) DNS
16 74 (16.30%) C#
16 74 (16.30%) Java
16 74 (16.30%) Computer Science
17 72 (15.86%) PowerShell
17 72 (15.86%) Microsoft Azure
18 70 (15.42%) Windows Server 2012
18 70 (15.42%) Windows 10
19 69 (15.20%) DHCP
20 63 (13.88%) VMware
21 62 (13.66%) Microsoft Office
22 55 (12.11%) Sophos
23 53 (11.67%) Windows 7
23 53 (11.67%) Test Automation
24 51 (11.23%) SCCM
25 50 (11.01%) Qt

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 50 (11.01%) MS Exchange
2 26 (5.73%) Skype for Business
3 23 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (4.19%) IIS
5 18 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (3.30%) SharePoint
7 14 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (3.08%) Oracle Workflow
8 13 (2.86%) Tomcat
9 12 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (2.20%) JBoss
10 10 (2.20%) WebLogic
11 6 (1.32%) CMS
12 5 (1.10%) SAS
13 4 (0.88%) Apache
14 3 (0.66%) EPiServer
14 3 (0.66%) Kentico
14 3 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
15 2 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
16 1 (0.22%) nginx
Applications
1 62 (13.66%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.10%) AutoCAD
2 5 (1.10%) PTC Creo
3 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (3.08%) Teamcenter
2 8 (1.76%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 88 (19.38%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (18.94%) Office 365
3 72 (15.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 44 (9.69%) IaaS
5 26 (5.73%) PaaS
6 21 (4.63%) SaaS
7 19 (4.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 18 (3.96%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (1.76%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.44%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.44%) G Suite
12 2 (0.44%) Route 53
13 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 76 (16.74%) DNS
2 69 (15.20%) DHCP
3 33 (7.27%) LDAP
4 30 (6.61%) Kerberos
5 28 (6.17%) Firewall
5 28 (6.17%) Skype
6 26 (5.73%) TCP/IP
7 25 (5.51%) VLAN
8 24 (5.29%) WAN
9 21 (4.63%) SAN
10 18 (3.96%) Internet
10 18 (3.96%) LAN
11 16 (3.52%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (2.42%) VPN
13 10 (2.20%) PBX
13 10 (2.20%) PSTN
13 10 (2.20%) VoIP
14 9 (1.98%) Broadband
15 7 (1.54%) Ethernet
15 7 (1.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (17.40%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.52%) Relational Database
3 14 (3.08%) Oracle Database
4 13 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (2.42%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (1.76%) MySQL
7 7 (1.54%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (1.10%) Data Mining
9 5 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.44%) Power BI
12 2 (0.44%) Redis
12 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 41 (9.03%) Git (software)
2 21 (4.63%) Visual Studio
3 18 (3.96%) Jenkins
4 11 (2.42%) MSI
5 10 (2.20%) Subversion
6 7 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.54%) TestRail
7 6 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (1.32%) Bitbucket
7 6 (1.32%) Hudson
7 6 (1.32%) JIRA
7 6 (1.32%) Metasploit
7 6 (1.32%) Travis CI
8 5 (1.10%) WinDbg
9 4 (0.88%) Moq
9 4 (0.88%) MSTest
9 4 (0.88%) NUnit
9 4 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
9 4 (0.88%) Selenium
10 3 (0.66%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 25 (5.51%) Automotive
2 24 (5.29%) Finance
3 22 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.64%) Retail
5 11 (2.42%) Back Office
5 11 (2.42%) Games
6 9 (1.98%) Legal
7 4 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.88%) Publishing
8 3 (0.66%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.66%) Electronics
9 1 (0.22%) Advertising
9 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 83 (18.28%) Software Engineer
2 73 (16.08%) Analyst
3 59 (13.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 56 (12.33%) Developer
5 55 (12.11%) Support Engineer
6 45 (9.91%) Systems Engineer
7 30 (6.61%) Software Developer
8 28 (6.17%) Administrator
9 26 (5.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 22 (4.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 21 (4.63%) 3rd Line Support
12 20 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support
12 20 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 19 (4.19%) Systems Administrator
14 18 (3.96%) IT Engineer
14 18 (3.96%) IT Support
15 17 (3.74%) Systems Analyst
15 17 (3.74%) Windows Engineer
16 16 (3.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 16 (3.52%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (11.01%) Qt
2 36 (7.93%) WinForms
3 34 (7.49%) .NET
3 34 (7.49%) MFC
4 30 (6.61%) Web Services
5 26 (5.73%) ASP.NET
5 26 (5.73%) OpenGL
6 18 (3.96%) SOAP
7 17 (3.74%) HTML
8 16 (3.52%) CSS
8 16 (3.52%) RESTful
9 15 (3.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 14 (3.08%) jQuery
11 11 (2.42%) JSON
12 10 (2.20%) Dropwizard
12 10 (2.20%) Spring
12 10 (2.20%) Spring Boot
13 9 (1.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 9 (1.98%) STL
14 8 (1.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 74 (16.30%) Computer Science
2 41 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (8.37%) Algorithms
4 34 (7.49%) CUDA
5 23 (5.07%) PKI
6 19 (4.19%) User Experience
7 18 (3.96%) Fat Client
7 18 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
7 18 (3.96%) Thin Client
8 15 (3.30%) Clustering
8 15 (3.30%) Private Cloud
9 13 (2.86%) Data Centre
10 10 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.98%) BYOD
11 9 (1.98%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 9 (1.98%) Life Science
11 9 (1.98%) Virtual Team
12 8 (1.76%) Security Operations Centre
13 6 (1.32%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 159 (35.02%) Windows Server
2 136 (29.96%) Linux
3 70 (15.42%) Windows 10
3 70 (15.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 53 (11.67%) Windows 7
5 48 (10.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (7.27%) Windows 8
7 19 (4.19%) VxWorks
8 17 (3.74%) Mac OS X
9 11 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (2.20%) Unix
11 9 (1.98%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.10%) Android
12 5 (1.10%) Mac OS
12 5 (1.10%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.66%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.22%) Debian
14 1 (0.22%) Solaris
14 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (24.23%) Software Engineering
2 96 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (11.67%) Test Automation
4 49 (10.79%) Physics
5 43 (9.47%) ITIL
5 43 (9.47%) Mathematics
6 42 (9.25%) Cybersecurity
7 37 (8.15%) Mentoring
8 36 (7.93%) Multithreading
9 35 (7.71%) OO
10 34 (7.49%) Continuous Improvement
11 32 (7.05%) Patch Management
12 29 (6.39%) OOD
13 28 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (6.17%) Kalman Filter
13 28 (6.17%) Time Management
14 25 (5.51%) Identity Management
15 24 (5.29%) Configuration Management
16 23 (5.07%) Email Filtering
17 22 (4.85%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 127 (27.97%) Python
2 123 (27.09%) C++
3 78 (17.18%) SQL
4 74 (16.30%) C#
4 74 (16.30%) Java
5 72 (15.86%) PowerShell
6 36 (7.93%) C
7 22 (4.85%) JavaScript
8 10 (2.20%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.98%) Bash Shell
9 9 (1.98%) Perl
10 8 (1.76%) Ruby
10 8 (1.76%) T-SQL
11 7 (1.54%) PHP
12 6 (1.32%) VBScript
13 5 (1.10%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.44%) VB
15 1 (0.22%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.22%) R
15 1 (0.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 116 (25.55%) Degree
2 29 (6.39%) PhD
2 29 (6.39%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (4.19%) DV Cleared
5 12 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.98%) CCNA
6 9 (1.98%) MCSA
7 8 (1.76%) MCSE
7 8 (1.76%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.32%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (1.10%) GCFA
9 5 (1.10%) GCFE
9 5 (1.10%) GCIH
9 5 (1.10%) GREM
10 4 (0.88%) A+ Certification
10 4 (0.88%) ISEB
10 4 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.66%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.73%) QA
2 21 (4.63%) SLA
3 4 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.88%) SSAE 16
4 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.22%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.22%) DICOM
5 1 (0.22%) GDPR
5 1 (0.22%) HL7
5 1 (0.22%) IASME
5 1 (0.22%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 149 (32.82%) Active Directory
2 80 (17.62%) Hyper-V
3 44 (9.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (4.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 19 (4.19%) Virtual Desktop
6 17 (3.74%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (2.20%) Firmware
8 9 (1.98%) Docker
9 8 (1.76%) vSphere
9 8 (1.76%) XenApp
10 7 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (1.32%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.88%) KVM
12 4 (0.88%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.44%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.44%) vCloud
13 2 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 51 (11.23%) SCCM
2 37 (8.15%) SCOM
3 25 (5.51%) Puppet
4 17 (3.74%) Terraform
5 15 (3.30%) Ansible
6 9 (1.98%) WSUS
7 7 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (1.54%) SCVMM
7 7 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (1.54%) vCenter Server
8 6 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (1.32%) Nessus
8 6 (1.32%) Nmap
8 6 (1.32%) SCDPM
9 5 (1.10%) Backup Exec
9 5 (1.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 5 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.10%) SmoothWall
10 4 (0.88%) Kibana
10 4 (0.88%) logstash
Vendors
1 163 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 63 (13.88%) VMware
3 55 (12.11%) Sophos
4 47 (10.35%) Cisco
5 38 (8.37%) Oracle
6 36 (7.93%) Citrix
7 27 (5.95%) HP
8 24 (5.29%) Apple
9 14 (3.08%) Siemens
10 10 (2.20%) Perforce
11 9 (1.98%) Dell
12 8 (1.76%) Veeam
13 5 (1.10%) ANSYS
13 5 (1.10%) Progress
13 5 (1.10%) PTC
13 5 (1.10%) Symantec
14 4 (0.88%) Cadence
14 4 (0.88%) Google
14 4 (0.88%) NetApp
14 4 (0.88%) Salesforce.com