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

Microsoft Windows
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 4 10
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 509 660 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 18.15% 21.31% 17.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.45% 64.39% 57.90%
Number of salaries quoted 464 497 475
Oxfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -5.06% +14.49%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
South East median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +6.67%

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 815 1025 886
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 29.07% 33.10% 29.43%
Number of salaries quoted 707 784 694
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.30% +8.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,550 £24,345 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £58,750
South East median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -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 22 August 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 August 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 +1 189 £40,000 +6.67% 19
Banbury -1 49 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Witney +13 35 £35,000 +40.00% 3
Abingdon -6 28 £33,000 -5.71% 10
Kidlington +12 13 £49,000 +96.00%
Wallingford +16 10 £35,000 +40.00%
Thame -9 10 £38,750 +127.94% 1
Henley-on-Thames -5 4 £32,500 -58.06%
Bicester +7 1 £41,500 -7.78%
Eynsham - 1 £35,000 -
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 204 (40.08%) Microsoft
2 196 (38.51%) Windows Server
3 189 (37.13%) Active Directory
4 127 (24.95%) Degree
5 124 (24.36%) Linux
6 112 (22.00%) VMware
7 111 (21.81%) Office 365
8 110 (21.61%) SQL Server
9 108 (21.22%) DHCP
10 104 (20.43%) Computer Science
11 103 (20.24%) Hyper-V
12 100 (19.65%) DNS
13 96 (18.86%) Windows Server 2012
14 92 (18.07%) SQL
14 92 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
15 91 (17.88%) C++
16 88 (17.29%) SCCM
17 84 (16.50%) Microsoft Azure
18 83 (16.31%) Amazon AWS
18 83 (16.31%) VMware Infrastructure
19 79 (15.52%) C
20 71 (13.95%) .NET
20 71 (13.95%) Security Cleared
20 71 (13.95%) Software Engineering
21 68 (13.36%) C#
21 68 (13.36%) Java
21 68 (13.36%) Cybersecurity
22 66 (12.97%) Cisco
23 64 (12.57%) IaaS
24 63 (12.38%) 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 60 (11.79%) Skype for Business
2 43 (8.45%) MS Exchange
3 32 (6.29%) IIS
4 24 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (4.13%) Tomcat
6 15 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (2.55%) Oracle Workflow
8 12 (2.36%) SharePoint
9 11 (2.16%) JBoss
9 11 (2.16%) WebLogic
10 9 (1.77%) CMS
10 9 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (1.77%) SAS
11 5 (0.98%) Apache
11 5 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.79%) Kentico
12 4 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.59%) EPiServer
14 2 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 43 (8.45%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.18%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.98%) AutoCAD
3 5 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (0.98%) PTC Creo
4 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.59%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (2.55%) Teamcenter
2 11 (2.16%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.20%) Cerner Millennium
5 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 111 (21.81%) Office 365
2 84 (16.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 83 (16.31%) Amazon AWS
4 64 (12.57%) IaaS
5 40 (7.86%) PaaS
6 22 (4.32%) SaaS
7 20 (3.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 17 (3.34%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (1.38%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.20%) G Suite
11 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.20%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 108 (21.22%) DHCP
2 100 (19.65%) DNS
3 56 (11.00%) Skype
4 55 (10.81%) Firewall
5 52 (10.22%) LDAP
6 42 (8.25%) Kerberos
7 36 (7.07%) SAN
8 35 (6.88%) PBX
8 35 (6.88%) PSTN
9 25 (4.91%) VPN
10 19 (3.73%) Internet
10 19 (3.73%) LAN
11 18 (3.54%) VoIP
12 17 (3.34%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (2.75%) TCP/IP
14 13 (2.55%) Unified Communications
14 13 (2.55%) VLAN
15 12 (2.36%) WAN
15 12 (2.36%) Wireless
16 10 (1.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (21.61%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.34%) Relational Database
3 15 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (2.75%) Oracle Database
5 10 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
6 9 (1.77%) MySQL
7 5 (0.98%) Power BI
7 5 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.79%) Redis
8 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.39%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (4.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (3.34%) Git (software)
2 17 (3.34%) Visual Studio
3 15 (2.95%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.96%) Subversion
5 7 (1.38%) Selenium
6 6 (1.18%) MSI
7 4 (0.79%) Hudson
7 4 (0.79%) Metasploit
7 4 (0.79%) Moq
7 4 (0.79%) MSTest
7 4 (0.79%) NUnit
7 4 (0.79%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (0.79%) Travis CI
8 3 (0.59%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.39%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.20%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.20%) eCATT
10 1 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.20%) Xcode
General
1 57 (11.20%) Telecoms
2 21 (4.13%) Finance
3 19 (3.73%) Automotive
4 14 (2.75%) Legal
5 12 (2.36%) Back Office
6 9 (1.77%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.77%) Retail
7 8 (1.57%) Publishing
8 7 (1.38%) Marketing
9 6 (1.18%) Electronics
10 3 (0.59%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 105 (20.63%) Developer
2 97 (19.06%) Analyst
3 60 (11.79%) Administrator
4 57 (11.20%) Support Engineer
5 54 (10.61%) Software Developer
6 44 (8.64%) Systems Engineer
7 41 (8.06%) Graduate
7 41 (8.06%) Junior
8 37 (7.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 36 (7.07%) Junior Developer
10 35 (6.88%) IT Administrator
10 35 (6.88%) Junior Software Developer
11 34 (6.68%) .NET Developer
11 34 (6.68%) 3rd Line Support
11 34 (6.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 33 (6.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 31 (6.09%) Systems Administrator
14 30 (5.89%) Graduate Developer
15 29 (5.70%) Graduate Software Developer
15 29 (5.70%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (13.95%) .NET
2 56 (11.00%) ASP.NET
3 40 (7.86%) Web Services
4 38 (7.47%) CSS
5 33 (6.48%) HTML
5 33 (6.48%) WinForms
6 27 (5.30%) jQuery
7 24 (4.72%) SOAP
8 20 (3.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (3.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 19 (3.73%) .NET Framework
9 19 (3.73%) RESTful
10 15 (2.95%) Spring
11 14 (2.75%) Gherkin
12 11 (2.16%) Dropwizard
12 11 (2.16%) JSON
12 11 (2.16%) Spring Boot
13 10 (1.96%) Qt
13 10 (1.96%) REST
13 10 (1.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 104 (20.43%) Computer Science
2 48 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (5.30%) PKI
4 26 (5.11%) Fat Client
4 26 (5.11%) Thin Client
5 24 (4.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 21 (4.13%) Greenfield Project
7 20 (3.93%) Data Centre
8 16 (3.14%) Clustering
9 15 (2.95%) BYOD
9 15 (2.95%) Smartphone
10 14 (2.75%) Algorithms
11 13 (2.55%) Driving Licence
12 10 (1.96%) Life Science
13 9 (1.77%) CUDA
13 9 (1.77%) Management Information System
13 9 (1.77%) Mobile App
13 9 (1.77%) Private Cloud
14 8 (1.57%) Client/Server
15 6 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 196 (38.51%) Windows Server
2 124 (24.36%) Linux
3 96 (18.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 63 (12.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (10.81%) VxWorks
6 52 (10.22%) Windows 10
7 45 (8.84%) Windows 7
8 26 (5.11%) Mac OS X
9 17 (3.34%) Android
10 15 (2.95%) Windows 8
11 12 (2.36%) Apple iOS
11 12 (2.36%) Unix
12 9 (1.77%) Windows Vista
13 6 (1.18%) Mac OS
13 6 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.59%) AIX
15 3 (0.59%) Kali Linux
15 3 (0.59%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (13.95%) Software Engineering
3 68 (13.36%) Cybersecurity
4 50 (9.82%) Identity Management
5 40 (7.86%) Test Automation
6 37 (7.27%) Kalman Filter
7 35 (6.88%) Penetration Testing
7 35 (6.88%) Software Testing
8 34 (6.68%) Continuous Improvement
9 33 (6.48%) ITIL
9 33 (6.48%) Presales
10 32 (6.29%) MVC
10 32 (6.29%) Patch Management
11 29 (5.70%) Ethical Hacking
11 29 (5.70%) Line Management
11 29 (5.70%) OO
11 29 (5.70%) Source Code Analysis
12 28 (5.50%) Email Filtering
12 28 (5.50%) Mentoring
12 28 (5.50%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 92 (18.07%) SQL
2 91 (17.88%) C++
3 79 (15.52%) C
4 68 (13.36%) C#
4 68 (13.36%) Java
5 60 (11.79%) PowerShell
6 56 (11.00%) Python
7 41 (8.06%) JavaScript
8 36 (7.07%) Shell Script
9 20 (3.93%) T-SQL
10 14 (2.75%) VB.NET
11 10 (1.96%) Bash Shell
11 10 (1.96%) Perl
12 9 (1.77%) Ruby
13 8 (1.57%) PHP
14 5 (0.98%) VB
15 3 (0.59%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.39%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.20%) C++/CLI
17 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 127 (24.95%) Degree
2 71 (13.95%) Security Cleared
3 56 (11.00%) DV Cleared
4 31 (6.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (3.93%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (3.73%) ISTQB
7 18 (3.54%) CCNA
8 14 (2.75%) ISEB
8 14 (2.75%) PhD
9 12 (2.36%) CCNP
9 12 (2.36%) MCSA
10 10 (1.96%) HND
10 10 (1.96%) SC Cleared
11 9 (1.77%) MCSE
12 7 (1.38%) CEH
12 7 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
12 7 (1.38%) OSCP
13 6 (1.18%) GCFE
13 6 (1.18%) GCIH
13 6 (1.18%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.16%) QA
1 11 (2.16%) SLA
2 2 (0.39%) HL7
2 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.20%) DICOM
3 1 (0.20%) GDPR
3 1 (0.20%) IASME
3 1 (0.20%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.20%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 189 (37.13%) Active Directory
2 103 (20.24%) Hyper-V
3 83 (16.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (7.27%) Virtual Machines
5 23 (4.52%) vSphere
6 15 (2.95%) Microsoft App-V
7 14 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (2.36%) Virtual Desktop
9 11 (2.16%) XenApp
10 9 (1.77%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.98%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.79%) Firmware
12 4 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.59%) XenServer
14 2 (0.39%) KVM
14 2 (0.39%) vCloud
15 1 (0.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 88 (17.29%) SCCM
2 60 (11.79%) SCOM
3 29 (5.70%) Ansible
4 19 (3.73%) WSUS
5 15 (2.95%) Puppet
5 15 (2.95%) Terraform
6 12 (2.36%) Backup Exec
7 11 (2.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 10 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (1.77%) SmoothWall
10 8 (1.57%) Nessus
10 8 (1.57%) Nmap
10 8 (1.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 8 (1.57%) vCenter Server
11 7 (1.38%) SCVMM
12 6 (1.18%) SCDPM
13 5 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
14 4 (0.79%) Defensics
14 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
14 4 (0.79%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 204 (40.08%) Microsoft
2 112 (22.00%) VMware
3 66 (12.97%) Cisco
4 45 (8.84%) HP
5 42 (8.25%) Oracle
6 36 (7.07%) Citrix
7 30 (5.89%) Apple
8 15 (2.95%) Dell
8 15 (2.95%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (2.95%) Sophos
9 14 (2.75%) Veeam
10 13 (2.55%) Siemens
11 12 (2.36%) Aruba
11 12 (2.36%) Meru Networks
12 11 (2.16%) Symantec
13 10 (1.96%) ProCurve
14 7 (1.38%) F5
14 7 (1.38%) Red Hat
15 6 (1.18%) CA
15 6 (1.18%) SolarWinds