The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 13 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 20 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 8.00% 20.83% 25.36%
As % of the Vendors category 30.00% 40.82% 49.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 31
Average salary £41,250 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Vendors Category
Basildon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20 49 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 26.67% 51.04% 51.45%
Number of salaries quoted 14 34 56
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Basildon region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Basildon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Basildon region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 9 (50.00%) .NET
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) Windows
5 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
6 5 (27.78%) C#
6 5 (27.78%) HTML
7 4 (22.22%) XML
7 4 (22.22%) Project Management
7 4 (22.22%) DNS
7 4 (22.22%) Finance
7 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (16.67%) TDD
8 3 (16.67%) Scrum
8 3 (16.67%) VMware
8 3 (16.67%) MVC
8 3 (16.67%) WCF
8 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 3 (16.67%) CSS
8 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 3 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (16.67%) IIS
8 3 (16.67%) MS Office
8 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Basildon region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) MS Office
3 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
4 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.56%) Sage 200
1 1 (5.56%) Sage 50
1 1 (5.56%) Sage 300 ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.11%) VPN
3 2 (11.11%) LDAP
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) MySQL
4 1 (5.56%) Data Mart
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.56%) Pentaho
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.56%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (5.56%) NUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) MSTest
3 1 (5.56%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (5.56%) Moq
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Junior
3 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 2 (11.11%) Junior Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Junior .NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Server Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Web Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Junior VB.NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Deployment Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 5 (27.78%) HTML
4 4 (22.22%) XML
5 3 (16.67%) CSS
5 3 (16.67%) WCF
6 2 (11.11%) jQuery
6 2 (11.11%) Web Services
6 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 2 (11.11%) WinForms
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.56%) Castle Windsor
7 1 (5.56%) Ninject
7 1 (5.56%) REST
7 1 (5.56%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (5.56%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (5.56%) Ajax
7 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) Graphic Design
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk
1 1 (5.56%) Open Source
1 1 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) MVC
2 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (16.67%) Product Management
2 3 (16.67%) TDD
2 3 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
3 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Release Management
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) VBA
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
2 2 (11.11%) CCA
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) VCP5
3 1 (5.56%) MCTS
3 1 (5.56%) MCP
3 1 (5.56%) MCAD
3 1 (5.56%) MCSD
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) Telerik
2 2 (11.11%) FINEOS
2 2 (11.11%) Guidewire
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix
2 2 (11.11%) Juniper
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Lotus
3 1 (5.56%) Sage
3 1 (5.56%) InterSystems
3 1 (5.56%) MKS