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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 38 59 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 29.23% 30.10% 26.47%
As % of the Vendors category 74.51% 60.82% 64.29%
Number of salaries quoted 38 56 13
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £16,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £57,040
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
51 97 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 39.23% 49.49% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 51 91 19
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £18,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 39 (49.37%) C#
1 39 (49.37%) .NET
2 36 (45.57%) ASP.NET
2 36 (45.57%) MVC
3 34 (43.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 31 (39.24%) SQL
5 27 (34.18%) WinForms
5 27 (34.18%) Windows
5 27 (34.18%) WPF
5 27 (34.18%) Razor View Engine
6 25 (31.65%) .NET Framework
7 24 (30.38%) XML
8 23 (29.11%) MS Excel
8 23 (29.11%) VB.NET
9 22 (27.85%) T-SQL
9 22 (27.85%) JSON
9 22 (27.85%) LINQ
9 22 (27.85%) Entity Framework
10 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
12 12 (15.19%) Moq
13 11 (13.92%) Windows 7
14 10 (12.66%) Degree
15 9 (11.39%) Mentoring
15 9 (11.39%) HTML
15 9 (11.39%) SharePoint
15 9 (11.39%) DSDM
15 9 (11.39%) Linux
15 9 (11.39%) Active Directory
16 8 (10.13%) VMware

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (11.39%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.86%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (7.59%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.80%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (29.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.59%) MS Office
3 4 (5.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Visualfiles
1 1 (1.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) VPN
2 4 (5.06%) Firewall
3 3 (3.80%) SAN
3 3 (3.80%) Internet
3 3 (3.80%) DNS
3 3 (3.80%) LAN
4 2 (2.53%) WAN
4 2 (2.53%) SMTP
4 2 (2.53%) SSL
4 2 (2.53%) LDAP
4 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.53%) VLAN
5 1 (1.27%) Intranet
5 1 (1.27%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.53%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (15.19%) Moq
2 7 (8.86%) MSTest
2 7 (8.86%) Selenium
2 7 (8.86%) SpecFlow
2 7 (8.86%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.86%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (6.33%) NUnit
3 5 (6.33%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (2.53%) Mockito
4 2 (2.53%) JUnit
4 2 (2.53%) jMock
4 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (6.33%) Automotive
2 2 (2.53%) Retail
2 2 (2.53%) Local Government
2 2 (2.53%) Marketing
2 2 (2.53%) Finance
3 1 (1.27%) Law
3 1 (1.27%) Legal
3 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (53.16%) Developer
2 30 (37.97%) .NET Developer
3 19 (24.05%) Software Developer
4 7 (8.86%) Desktop Support
4 7 (8.86%) Senior Developer
5 6 (7.59%) Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.80%) AWS Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Junior
7 3 (3.80%) Graduate
7 3 (3.80%) Consultant
7 3 (3.80%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (2.53%) Project Administrator
8 2 (2.53%) Sales Consultant
8 2 (2.53%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (2.53%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (2.53%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (2.53%) Administrator
8 2 (2.53%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (49.37%) .NET
2 36 (45.57%) ASP.NET
3 34 (43.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (34.18%) Razor View Engine
4 27 (34.18%) WinForms
4 27 (34.18%) WPF
5 25 (31.65%) .NET Framework
6 24 (30.38%) XML
7 22 (27.85%) JSON
7 22 (27.85%) LINQ
7 22 (27.85%) Entity Framework
8 9 (11.39%) HTML
9 7 (8.86%) HTML5
9 7 (8.86%) Web Services
9 7 (8.86%) WCF
9 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (6.33%) Spring.NET
10 5 (6.33%) Castle Windsor
10 5 (6.33%) Ninject
10 5 (6.33%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.06%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.80%) Open Source
4 2 (2.53%) EPoS
4 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.27%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.27%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.27%) GIS
5 1 (1.27%) PMI
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 27 (34.18%) Windows
2 11 (13.92%) Windows 7
3 9 (11.39%) Linux
4 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.80%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.53%) VMS
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.27%) Android
7 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.57%) MVC
2 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (11.39%) DSDM
3 9 (11.39%) Mentoring
4 8 (10.13%) Web Application Development
4 8 (10.13%) Project Management
4 8 (10.13%) Waterfall
5 7 (8.86%) TDD
5 7 (8.86%) Scrum
6 6 (7.59%) MVVM
6 6 (7.59%) Unit Testing
6 6 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.33%) Kanban
7 5 (6.33%) Web Development
7 5 (6.33%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (5.06%) ITIL
8 4 (5.06%) Change Control
9 3 (3.80%) Coaching
9 3 (3.80%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (3.80%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 39 (49.37%) C#
2 31 (39.24%) SQL
3 23 (29.11%) VB.NET
4 22 (27.85%) T-SQL
5 7 (8.86%) PowerShell
6 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.33%) Java
8 2 (2.53%) PHP
9 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) VCP5
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.53%) ISEB
2 2 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.27%) MCP
3 1 (1.27%) CCNA
3 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (11.39%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.53%) Sendmail
3 2 (2.53%) vCloud
4 1 (1.27%) XenApp
4 1 (1.27%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (2.53%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (2.53%) MAILsweeper
1 2 (2.53%) SCCM
2 1 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.27%) ZENworks
2 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (10.13%) VMware
2 7 (8.86%) Sitecore
3 4 (5.06%) Primavera
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle
4 3 (3.80%) Cisco
4 3 (3.80%) HP
4 3 (3.80%) Citrix
5 2 (2.53%) NetApp
5 2 (2.53%) Websense
5 2 (2.53%) Symantec
6 1 (1.27%) Veeam
6 1 (1.27%) Brocade
6 1 (1.27%) Lotus
6 1 (1.27%) Apple
6 1 (1.27%) Dell
Chelmsford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £15000.00 - £16000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Vadis People
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 14 days ago
Chelmsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago