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 22 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 16 19 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 17.58% 23.46% 31.48%
As % of the Vendors category 40.00% 51.35% 57.63%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 24
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,893 £28,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £54,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
40 37 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 43.96% 45.68% 54.63%
Number of salaries quoted 34 31 45
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,683 £27,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,950 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 22 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 49 (76.56%) MS Excel
2 33 (51.56%) Finance
3 24 (37.50%) C#
4 22 (34.38%) SQL Server
4 22 (34.38%) Mentoring
5 19 (29.69%) .NET
6 14 (21.88%) MS Office
6 14 (21.88%) WCF
7 13 (20.31%) Windows
8 12 (18.75%) SQL
9 11 (17.19%) SharePoint
10 9 (14.06%) VB.NET
10 9 (14.06%) SOA
10 9 (14.06%) Citrix
10 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (14.06%) Test Automation
10 9 (14.06%) MVVM
10 9 (14.06%) Waterfall
11 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (12.50%) ISO 9001
11 8 (12.50%) MCP
12 7 (10.94%) C
12 7 (10.94%) T-SQL
12 7 (10.94%) C++
12 7 (10.94%) Active Directory
12 7 (10.94%) VMware
12 7 (10.94%) Windows 7
13 6 (9.38%) Local Government
13 6 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 11 (17.19%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.56%) IIS
3 1 (1.56%) Lync
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 49 (76.56%) MS Excel
2 14 (21.88%) MS Office
3 6 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Magento
2 1 (1.56%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) HTTP
2 5 (7.81%) DNS
2 5 (7.81%) DHCP
3 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.25%) SAN
4 3 (4.69%) VLAN
5 2 (3.13%) LAN
6 1 (1.56%) VPN
6 1 (1.56%) Intranet
6 1 (1.56%) Internet
6 1 (1.56%) Firewall
6 1 (1.56%) NAS
6 1 (1.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.69%) DTS
5 2 (3.13%) QlikView
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
General
1 33 (51.56%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Local Government
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) Law
3 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (28.13%) Developer
2 13 (20.31%) Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) Development Manager
4 8 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Architect
5 7 (10.94%) Technical Architect
6 6 (9.38%) Software Manager
6 6 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Software Development Manager
6 6 (9.38%) SharePoint Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Desktop Technician
8 4 (6.25%) Service Desk Technician
8 4 (6.25%) Senior Technician
8 4 (6.25%) Support Technician
8 4 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Service Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Senior Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.69%) .NET
2 14 (21.88%) WCF
3 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.13%) LINQ
4 2 (3.13%) WPF
4 2 (3.13%) JSON
4 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (3.13%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (3.13%) WinForms
4 2 (3.13%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.13%) Web Services
4 2 (3.13%) XML
5 1 (1.56%) CSS
5 1 (1.56%) SOAP
5 1 (1.56%) HTML
5 1 (1.56%) Ajax
5 1 (1.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.56%) CSS3
5 1 (1.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) Clustering
2 3 (4.69%) Replication
2 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) Firmware
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.56%) GIS
3 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.31%) Windows
2 7 (10.94%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) Mentoring
2 9 (14.06%) SOA
2 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (14.06%) Test Automation
2 9 (14.06%) MVVM
2 9 (14.06%) Waterfall
3 6 (9.38%) ITIL
4 5 (7.81%) Incident Management
4 5 (7.81%) Service Management
5 4 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.69%) MVC
6 3 (4.69%) Information Governance
6 3 (4.69%) Database Tuning
6 3 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.13%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.13%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.13%) Migration
7 2 (3.13%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (37.50%) C#
2 12 (18.75%) SQL
3 9 (14.06%) VB.NET
4 7 (10.94%) C
4 7 (10.94%) T-SQL
4 7 (10.94%) C++
5 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.56%) VBScript
5 1 (1.56%) VB
5 1 (1.56%) Winbatch
5 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (12.50%) MCP
2 5 (7.81%) Degree
3 3 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (4.69%) VCP5
4 1 (1.56%) MCSE
4 1 (1.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 4 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.69%) vCloud
2 3 (4.69%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.56%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) SCCM
2 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.56%) ZENworks
2 1 (1.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) Citrix
2 7 (10.94%) VMware
3 4 (6.25%) Cisco
4 3 (4.69%) Red Gate
5 1 (1.56%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.56%) HP
5 1 (1.56%) Dell
5 1 (1.56%) EMC
5 1 (1.56%) NetApp
5 1 (1.56%) Siemens
5 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.56%) Brocade
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