The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 1 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 28 60 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 21.37% 30.61% 21.21%
As % of the Vendors category 59.57% 58.25% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 28 58 11
Average salary £40,000 £28,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -49.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £15,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,550
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 Chelmsford region.

Vendors Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
47 103 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 35.88% 52.55% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 47 97 19
Average salary £38,000 £35,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.04% -29.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Chelmsford

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Chelmsford region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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 37 (48.68%) C#
2 36 (47.37%) .NET
2 36 (47.37%) MVC
3 34 (44.74%) ASP.NET
4 33 (43.42%) ASP.NET MVC
5 28 (36.84%) SQL
6 27 (35.53%) Windows
7 24 (31.58%) WinForms
7 24 (31.58%) Razor View Engine
7 24 (31.58%) WPF
8 22 (28.95%) .NET Framework
8 22 (28.95%) MS Excel
9 21 (27.63%) XML
10 20 (26.32%) VB.NET
11 19 (25.00%) T-SQL
11 19 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (25.00%) JSON
11 19 (25.00%) LINQ
11 19 (25.00%) Entity Framework
12 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
12 14 (18.42%) Moq
13 12 (15.79%) HTML
14 11 (14.47%) DSDM
14 11 (14.47%) Mentoring
15 10 (13.16%) Windows 7
15 10 (13.16%) Degree
15 10 (13.16%) Linux
16 9 (11.84%) SharePoint
16 9 (11.84%) Active Directory
16 9 (11.84%) Selenium

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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 9 (11.84%) SharePoint
1 9 (11.84%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (9.21%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.95%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (28.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.89%) MS Office
3 4 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) VPN
2 3 (3.95%) DNS
2 3 (3.95%) LAN
2 3 (3.95%) Firewall
3 2 (2.63%) VLAN
3 2 (2.63%) LDAP
3 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.63%) WAN
3 2 (2.63%) SMTP
3 2 (2.63%) SSL
3 2 (2.63%) SAN
3 2 (2.63%) Internet
4 1 (1.32%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.63%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (18.42%) Moq
2 9 (11.84%) Selenium
2 9 (11.84%) SpecFlow
2 9 (11.84%) Jenkins
2 9 (11.84%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (9.21%) MSTest
4 5 (6.58%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (6.58%) NUnit
5 3 (3.95%) JUnit
5 3 (3.95%) jMock
5 3 (3.95%) Mockito
6 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (7.89%) Automotive
2 3 (3.95%) Finance
3 2 (2.63%) Retail
3 2 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (52.63%) Developer
2 27 (35.53%) .NET Developer
3 15 (19.74%) Software Developer
4 9 (11.84%) Senior Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Desktop Support
5 7 (9.21%) Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.26%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Junior
7 4 (5.26%) Graduate
8 3 (3.95%) Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.95%) Junior Java Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Junior Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Graduate Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Graduate Java Developer
8 3 (3.95%) AWS Developer
9 2 (2.63%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 2 (2.63%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (47.37%) .NET
2 34 (44.74%) ASP.NET
3 33 (43.42%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (31.58%) Razor View Engine
4 24 (31.58%) WinForms
4 24 (31.58%) WPF
5 22 (28.95%) .NET Framework
6 21 (27.63%) XML
7 19 (25.00%) JSON
7 19 (25.00%) LINQ
7 19 (25.00%) Entity Framework
8 12 (15.79%) HTML
9 9 (11.84%) HTML5
9 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (9.21%) WCF
11 6 (7.89%) Spring
11 6 (7.89%) Struts
11 6 (7.89%) Web Services
11 6 (7.89%) J2EE
12 5 (6.58%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.26%) Open Source
3 2 (2.63%) EPoS
4 1 (1.32%) PMI
4 1 (1.32%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (35.53%) Windows
2 10 (13.16%) Linux
2 10 (13.16%) Windows 7
3 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.63%) Windows Vista
4 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.63%) VMS
5 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.32%) Android
5 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (47.37%) MVC
2 19 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (14.47%) DSDM
3 11 (14.47%) Mentoring
4 9 (11.84%) Web Application Development
4 9 (11.84%) Waterfall
5 8 (10.53%) Unit Testing
5 8 (10.53%) TDD
6 7 (9.21%) Scrum
6 7 (9.21%) Project Management
7 6 (7.89%) Web Development
8 5 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.58%) Kanban
8 5 (6.58%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (6.58%) MVVM
9 4 (5.26%) Change Control
9 4 (5.26%) ITIL
9 4 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (3.95%) Coaching
10 3 (3.95%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (48.68%) C#
2 28 (36.84%) SQL
3 20 (26.32%) VB.NET
4 19 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 9 (11.84%) PowerShell
6 7 (9.21%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.89%) Java
8 2 (2.63%) PHP
9 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (13.16%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) VCP5
2 2 (2.63%) ISEB
2 2 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (11.84%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.63%) Sendmail
3 2 (2.63%) vCloud
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (2.63%) MAILsweeper
1 2 (2.63%) SCCM
2 1 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.32%) ZENworks
2 1 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (11.84%) Sitecore
2 7 (9.21%) VMware
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle
4 3 (3.95%) Citrix
5 2 (2.63%) NetApp
5 2 (2.63%) Cisco
5 2 (2.63%) HP
5 2 (2.63%) Websense
6 1 (1.32%) Brocade
6 1 (1.32%) Dell
6 1 (1.32%) Apple
6 1 (1.32%) Symantec
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