The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Chelmsford region.

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

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 62 14 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 30.85% 20.59% 17.31%
As % of the Vendors category 58.49% 48.28% 31.40%
Number of salaries quoted 60 11 26
Average salary £28,000 £55,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.09% +54.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £15,500 £19,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,550 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,122
% change year-on-year
- +3.81%
Vendors Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
106 29 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 52.74% 42.65% 55.13%
Number of salaries quoted 100 22 85
Average salary £35,750 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.50% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,150 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Essex

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 23 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 41 (45.05%) SQL Server
2 40 (43.96%) MS Excel
3 31 (34.07%) SQL
4 30 (32.97%) Windows
5 27 (29.67%) Finance
6 25 (27.47%) T-SQL
7 24 (26.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (25.27%) MS Exchange
9 20 (21.98%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (19.78%) VMware
11 17 (18.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (17.58%) C#
12 16 (17.58%) MS Office
13 15 (16.48%) Hyper-V
14 14 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (14.29%) Sophos
16 12 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (13.19%) WCF
16 12 (13.19%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (13.19%) SQL Server 2005
17 11 (12.09%) Active Directory
18 10 (10.99%) ETL
18 10 (10.99%) Citrix
18 10 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
18 10 (10.99%) Windows 7
18 10 (10.99%) Performance Tuning
19 9 (9.89%) Incident Management
19 9 (9.89%) SharePoint
19 9 (9.89%) HTML
20 8 (8.79%) JavaScript

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 23 (25.27%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.89%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.69%) IIS
3 7 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.10%) Apache
4 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 40 (43.96%) MS Excel
2 16 (17.58%) MS Office
3 3 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.79%) ADSL
2 7 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.69%) DNS
2 7 (7.69%) VDSL
3 5 (5.49%) WAN
4 4 (4.40%) VPN
5 3 (3.30%) LAN
5 3 (3.30%) MPLS
6 2 (2.20%) OSPF
6 2 (2.20%) BGP
6 2 (2.20%) Firewall
6 2 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.10%) Network Security
7 1 (1.10%) VoIP
7 1 (1.10%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.10%) HTTP
7 1 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (45.05%) SQL Server
2 24 (26.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (21.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (18.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (13.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (8.79%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (8.79%) DTS
6 8 (8.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (6.59%) QlikView
8 3 (3.30%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) NUnit
1 3 (3.30%) JIRA
1 3 (3.30%) TeamCity
1 3 (3.30%) Mercurial
1 3 (3.30%) Bitbucket
1 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
General
1 27 (29.67%) Finance
2 3 (3.30%) Back Office
3 2 (2.20%) Legal
3 2 (2.20%) Local Government
4 1 (1.10%) Marketing
4 1 (1.10%) Retail
4 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.10%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (27.47%) Developer
2 21 (23.08%) Analyst
3 12 (13.19%) 1st Line Support
4 11 (12.09%) Help Desk Support
5 8 (8.79%) SQL DBA
5 8 (8.79%) Help Desk Analyst
5 8 (8.79%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (8.79%) C# Developer
5 8 (8.79%) DBA
6 7 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.69%) Desktop Support
6 7 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 6 (6.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) IT Support
9 4 (4.40%) Technical Support
9 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (4.40%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.40%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.19%) WCF
2 9 (9.89%) HTML
3 8 (8.79%) .NET
4 7 (7.69%) CSS
4 7 (7.69%) Web Services
5 4 (4.40%) Ajax
5 4 (4.40%) jQuery
5 4 (4.40%) HTML5
5 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.30%) XML
6 3 (3.30%) WinForms
6 3 (3.30%) Backbone.js
6 3 (3.30%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (3.30%) Underscore.js
6 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.20%) COM
8 1 (1.10%) JSP
8 1 (1.10%) SOAP
8 1 (1.10%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) Replication
1 8 (8.79%) Clustering
2 7 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.59%) Smartphone
4 4 (4.40%) Data Integration
4 4 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.30%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 30 (32.97%) Windows
2 12 (13.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (10.99%) Windows 7
4 8 (8.79%) Windows Vista
5 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (6.59%) Windows 8
6 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.10%) UNIX
7 1 (1.10%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (10.99%) ETL
2 10 (10.99%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (9.89%) Incident Management
4 8 (8.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (8.79%) Database Tuning
4 8 (8.79%) Kimball Methodology
5 7 (7.69%) ITIL
6 5 (5.49%) Data Analysis
7 4 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.40%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.40%) OO
7 4 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.40%) MVC
7 4 (4.40%) Information Management
8 3 (3.30%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.30%) Service Management
8 3 (3.30%) DSDM
8 3 (3.30%) UML
8 3 (3.30%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 31 (34.07%) SQL
2 25 (27.47%) T-SQL
3 16 (17.58%) C#
4 8 (8.79%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.49%) C
6 4 (4.40%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.40%) C++
6 4 (4.40%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.20%) VBA
8 1 (1.10%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (7.69%) MCITP
2 7 (7.69%) MCSE
2 7 (7.69%) MCSA
3 4 (4.40%) Degree
4 3 (3.30%) MCP
5 2 (2.20%) CCNP
5 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (16.48%) Hyper-V
2 11 (12.09%) Active Directory
3 10 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (7.69%) XenServer
5 6 (6.59%) Terminal Services
6 4 (4.40%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.20%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (2.20%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (6.59%) Backup Exec
1 6 (6.59%) WSUS
2 4 (4.40%) SCCM
2 4 (4.40%) SCOM
3 3 (3.30%) Nagios
4 1 (1.10%) OpenView
Vendors
1 18 (19.78%) VMware
2 13 (14.29%) Sophos
3 10 (10.99%) Citrix
4 8 (8.79%) Red Gate
5 7 (7.69%) AVG
5 7 (7.69%) Draytek
5 7 (7.69%) Cisco
6 6 (6.59%) Symantec
6 6 (6.59%) McAfee
7 4 (4.40%) Dell
7 4 (4.40%) EMC
8 3 (3.30%) Oracle
8 3 (3.30%) DevExpress
9 2 (2.20%) HP
10 1 (1.10%) Cognos
10 1 (1.10%) SolarWinds
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