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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 39 44 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 23.21% 27.85% 19.67%
As % of the Vendors category 46.99% 53.01% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37 44 12
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
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
83 83 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 49.40% 52.53% 36.07%
Number of salaries quoted 76 79 19
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,100 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £67,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 1 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 32 (41.56%) .NET
2 31 (40.26%) MS Excel
3 29 (37.66%) MVC
4 28 (36.36%) C#
4 28 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 28 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (32.47%) SQL
6 23 (29.87%) Windows
7 19 (24.68%) WinForms
7 19 (24.68%) SQL Server
7 19 (24.68%) Razor View Engine
7 19 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (24.68%) WPF
8 17 (22.08%) .NET Framework
8 17 (22.08%) Degree
9 15 (19.48%) LINQ
9 15 (19.48%) JSON
9 15 (19.48%) Entity Framework
9 15 (19.48%) T-SQL
9 15 (19.48%) VB.NET
9 15 (19.48%) XML
10 13 (16.88%) Moq
10 13 (16.88%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (14.29%) DSDM
11 11 (14.29%) SDLC
11 11 (14.29%) Waterfall
12 10 (12.99%) Retail
12 10 (12.99%) HTML
12 10 (12.99%) VMware
12 10 (12.99%) Finance

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (11.69%) SharePoint
1 9 (11.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 31 (40.26%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.09%) MS Office
3 5 (6.49%) MS Project
4 3 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.19%) VPN
2 4 (5.19%) DNS
3 3 (3.90%) LAN
3 3 (3.90%) SAN
4 2 (2.60%) Internet
4 2 (2.60%) Firewall
4 2 (2.60%) VLAN
4 2 (2.60%) LDAP
4 2 (2.60%) WAN
4 2 (2.60%) SMTP
4 2 (2.60%) DHCP
4 2 (2.60%) SSL
5 1 (1.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.68%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.19%) DTS
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.60%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.60%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 13 (16.88%) Moq
2 9 (11.69%) Selenium
2 9 (11.69%) SpecFlow
2 9 (11.69%) Jenkins
2 9 (11.69%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (7.79%) MSTest
4 4 (5.19%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (5.19%) NUnit
5 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.30%) JUnit
6 1 (1.30%) jMock
6 1 (1.30%) Mockito
General
1 10 (12.99%) Finance
1 10 (12.99%) Retail
2 6 (7.79%) Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Back Office
3 2 (2.60%) Automotive
3 2 (2.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (37.66%) Developer
2 21 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 12 (15.58%) VB.NET Developer
4 10 (12.99%) Analyst
5 9 (11.69%) Web Developer
5 9 (11.69%) .NET Web Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Service Desk Manager
6 6 (7.79%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Service Manager
7 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Test Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Desktop Support
9 3 (3.90%) Junior
9 3 (3.90%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Administrator
9 3 (3.90%) Operations Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.90%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (41.56%) .NET
2 28 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 28 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
3 19 (24.68%) WPF
3 19 (24.68%) Razor View Engine
3 19 (24.68%) WinForms
4 17 (22.08%) .NET Framework
5 15 (19.48%) JSON
5 15 (19.48%) XML
5 15 (19.48%) LINQ
5 15 (19.48%) Entity Framework
6 10 (12.99%) HTML
7 9 (11.69%) HTML5
7 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (5.19%) Spring.NET
8 4 (5.19%) Unity DI Container
8 4 (5.19%) Castle Windsor
8 4 (5.19%) Ninject
8 4 (5.19%) WCF
9 3 (3.90%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Mathematics
1 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.19%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.60%) EPoS
4 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.30%) PMI
4 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.87%) Windows
2 6 (7.79%) Linux
3 4 (5.19%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.60%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.60%) VMS
4 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.66%) MVC
2 19 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (14.29%) DSDM
3 11 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 11 (14.29%) SDLC
4 9 (11.69%) OO
5 8 (10.39%) Scrum
5 8 (10.39%) Project Management
5 8 (10.39%) Unit Testing
5 8 (10.39%) Mentoring
6 7 (9.09%) ITIL
7 6 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (7.79%) Kanban
8 5 (6.49%) TDD
8 5 (6.49%) Web Application Development
9 4 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.19%) MVVM
9 4 (5.19%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (5.19%) Programme Management
10 3 (3.90%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (36.36%) C#
2 25 (32.47%) SQL
3 15 (19.48%) T-SQL
3 15 (19.48%) VB.NET
4 9 (11.69%) PowerShell
5 6 (7.79%) C
6 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (22.08%) Degree
2 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (5.19%) MCTS
4 4 (5.19%) MCITP
4 4 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.19%) MCP
4 4 (5.19%) CCNP
4 4 (5.19%) CCNA
5 3 (3.90%) MCSE
5 3 (3.90%) CISSP
5 3 (3.90%) ISACA
6 2 (2.60%) VCP5
6 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.60%) ISEB
7 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.49%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.19%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.60%) Sendmail
4 2 (2.60%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (2.60%) MIMEsweeper
2 2 (2.60%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 10 (12.99%) VMware
2 9 (11.69%) Sitecore
3 5 (6.49%) HP
4 4 (5.19%) Oracle
4 4 (5.19%) SolarWinds
4 4 (5.19%) Cisco
5 3 (3.90%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (2.60%) NetApp
6 2 (2.60%) Websense
6 2 (2.60%) SAP
6 2 (2.60%) Citrix
7 1 (1.30%) Brocade