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 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 37 13 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 24.83% 19.70% 36.03%
As % of the Vendors category 49.33% 54.17% 68.06%
Number of salaries quoted 37 13 47
Average salary £58,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £38,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Vendors Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
75 24 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 50.34% 36.36% 52.94%
Number of salaries quoted 72 20 70
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,500 £25,844
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
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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 11 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 58 (56.31%) MS Excel
2 42 (40.78%) SQL Server
3 36 (34.95%) Finance
4 34 (33.01%) Windows
5 26 (25.24%) SQL
6 25 (24.27%) C#
7 21 (20.39%) MS Office
7 21 (20.39%) MS Exchange
8 20 (19.42%) T-SQL
9 19 (18.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 18 (17.48%) .NET
11 17 (16.50%) VMware
12 16 (15.53%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (14.56%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (13.59%) Windows 7
14 14 (13.59%) WCF
14 14 (13.59%) Active Directory
15 13 (12.62%) Citrix
15 13 (12.62%) Hyper-V
16 12 (11.65%) SLA
16 12 (11.65%) DNS
16 12 (11.65%) SharePoint
16 12 (11.65%) ITIL
17 11 (10.68%) VB.NET
17 11 (10.68%) Sophos
17 11 (10.68%) Windows Server 2008
17 11 (10.68%) Performance Tuning
17 11 (10.68%) Incident Management
17 11 (10.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 10 (9.71%) SQL Server 2005

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 21 (20.39%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.65%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.88%) IIS
6 1 (0.97%) Apache
6 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.97%) Lync
Applications
1 58 (56.31%) MS Excel
2 21 (20.39%) MS Office
3 5 (4.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.65%) DNS
2 9 (8.74%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.83%) ADSL
4 5 (4.85%) DHCP
4 5 (4.85%) VDSL
5 4 (3.88%) SAN
6 3 (2.91%) VLAN
6 3 (2.91%) VPN
6 3 (2.91%) LAN
7 1 (0.97%) VoIP
7 1 (0.97%) WAN
7 1 (0.97%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.97%) HTTP
7 1 (0.97%) NAS
7 1 (0.97%) Internet
7 1 (0.97%) MPLS
7 1 (0.97%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (40.78%) SQL Server
2 19 (18.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (14.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (10.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (9.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (8.74%) DTS
7 6 (5.83%) QlikView
8 5 (4.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (3.88%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (2.91%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.97%) Eclipse
General
1 36 (34.95%) Finance
2 2 (1.94%) Legal
2 2 (1.94%) Local Government
3 1 (0.97%) Marketing
3 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.97%) Retail
3 1 (0.97%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (23.30%) Developer
1 24 (23.30%) Analyst
2 10 (9.71%) 1st Line Support
2 10 (9.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (9.71%) Help Desk Support
3 9 (8.74%) SQL DBA
3 9 (8.74%) DBA
4 8 (7.77%) Support Analyst
4 8 (7.77%) Desktop Support
4 8 (7.77%) C# Developer
5 7 (6.80%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (6.80%) Architect
5 7 (6.80%) Technical Architect
6 6 (5.83%) Development Manager
6 6 (5.83%) Service Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) Software Development Manager
6 6 (5.83%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (5.83%) Software Manager
7 5 (4.85%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.48%) .NET
2 14 (13.59%) WCF
3 6 (5.83%) HTML
4 4 (3.88%) CSS
4 4 (3.88%) Web Services
5 3 (2.91%) XML
6 2 (1.94%) COM
7 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.97%) JSP
7 1 (0.97%) SOAP
7 1 (0.97%) Struts
7 1 (0.97%) Ajax
7 1 (0.97%) MDX
7 1 (0.97%) jQuery
7 1 (0.97%) Struts2
7 1 (0.97%) HTML5
7 1 (0.97%) CSS3
7 1 (0.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) Replication
1 9 (8.74%) Clustering
2 7 (6.80%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.85%) Smartphone
4 4 (3.88%) Data Integration
4 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.97%) Firmware
5 1 (0.97%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 34 (33.01%) Windows
2 14 (13.59%) Windows 7
3 11 (10.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (7.77%) Windows Vista
5 6 (5.83%) Windows 8
5 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.94%) Linux
8 1 (0.97%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (11.65%) ITIL
2 11 (10.68%) Incident Management
2 11 (10.68%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (8.74%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (8.74%) Database Tuning
3 9 (8.74%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (6.80%) ETL
5 6 (5.83%) Test Automation
5 6 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (5.83%) SOA
5 6 (5.83%) MVVM
5 6 (5.83%) Waterfall
6 5 (4.85%) Kimball Methodology
6 5 (4.85%) Service Management
6 5 (4.85%) Data Analysis
7 4 (3.88%) Information Management
8 3 (2.91%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.91%) DSDM
8 3 (2.91%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.91%) UML
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.24%) SQL
2 25 (24.27%) C#
3 20 (19.42%) T-SQL
4 11 (10.68%) VB.NET
5 8 (7.77%) C
6 7 (6.80%) C++
7 5 (4.85%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.88%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.94%) VBA
10 1 (0.97%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (15.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.71%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.85%) MCP
3 5 (4.85%) MCSE
3 5 (4.85%) MCSA
3 5 (4.85%) MCITP
3 5 (4.85%) Degree
4 3 (2.91%) VCP5
4 3 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.65%) SLA
2 6 (5.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (13.59%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.62%) Hyper-V
3 8 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.83%) Terminal Services
5 5 (4.85%) XenServer
6 4 (3.88%) Terminal Server
7 3 (2.91%) vCloud
8 1 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (5.83%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (5.83%) Backup Exec
1 6 (5.83%) WSUS
2 3 (2.91%) SCCM
3 1 (0.97%) SCOM
3 1 (0.97%) OpenView
3 1 (0.97%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 17 (16.50%) VMware
2 13 (12.62%) Citrix
3 11 (10.68%) Sophos
4 9 (8.74%) Red Gate
5 6 (5.83%) Symantec
5 6 (5.83%) McAfee
6 5 (4.85%) AVG
6 5 (4.85%) Draytek
6 5 (4.85%) Cisco
7 4 (3.88%) Dell
7 4 (3.88%) EMC
8 3 (2.91%) Oracle
9 1 (0.97%) Cognos
9 1 (0.97%) HP
9 1 (0.97%) NetApp
9 1 (0.97%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.97%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.97%) Brocade
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