The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 12 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 137 251 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 13.44% 19.44% 15.00%
As % of the Vendors category 35.31% 46.92% 32.88%
Number of salaries quoted 107 185 125
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,000 £13,877
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,600 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Microsoft
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Vendors Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
388 535 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 38.08% 41.44% 45.61%
Number of salaries quoted 284 390 402
Median salary £48,500 £39,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.35% -4.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,930 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Essex region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Essex

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Essex

Microsoft
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford -5 25 £32,500 +25.00% 2
Colchester -7 24 £46,250 +32.14% 1
Brentwood -16 11 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Harlow +6 10 £42,500 -22.72%
Basildon +2 10 £28,750 -28.12% 1
Witham - 7 £45,000 - 1
Braintree +2 3 £75,000 +248.83%
Saffron Walden 0 2 £40,000 +142.42% 1
Billericay -6 2 £33,750 +50.00%
Wickford - 2 £42,500 -
Southend-on-Sea -4 1 £31,000 +3.33%
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 175 (51.32%) Windows
2 116 (34.02%) MS Excel
3 111 (32.55%) SQL Server
4 92 (26.98%) MS Exchange
4 92 (26.98%) Office 365
5 88 (25.81%) SQL
6 86 (25.22%) Blackberry
7 81 (23.75%) Apple
8 77 (22.58%) .NET
9 75 (21.99%) Exchange Server 2010
10 73 (21.41%) Smartphone
10 73 (21.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 70 (20.53%) C#
12 69 (20.23%) Clearswift
12 69 (20.23%) Proofpoint
12 69 (20.23%) Windows Phone
13 65 (19.06%) Active Directory
14 64 (18.77%) Nokia
14 64 (18.77%) MS Office
15 57 (16.72%) Windows Server
16 56 (16.42%) Project Management
17 54 (15.84%) Finance
18 53 (15.54%) ITIL
18 53 (15.54%) iTunes
19 45 (13.20%) JavaScript
20 44 (12.90%) VPN
21 42 (12.32%) Service Delivery
21 42 (12.32%) HTML
22 39 (11.44%) jQuery
23 38 (11.14%) VMware

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 92 (26.98%) MS Exchange
2 75 (21.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 73 (21.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 12 (3.52%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (2.05%) JBoss
8 5 (1.47%) IIS
9 4 (1.17%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.88%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.59%) WordPress
12 1 (0.29%) CMS
12 1 (0.29%) Content Management Server
12 1 (0.29%) Documentum
12 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 116 (34.02%) MS Excel
2 64 (18.77%) MS Office
3 15 (4.40%) MS Project
4 13 (3.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (2.35%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.47%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.59%) InDesign
8 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.17%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.59%) assyst
3 2 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 92 (26.98%) Office 365
2 53 (15.54%) iTunes
3 14 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.88%) SaaS
6 2 (0.59%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.59%) Pure360
7 1 (0.29%) G Suite
7 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (12.90%) VPN
2 22 (6.45%) DNS
3 20 (5.87%) DHCP
3 20 (5.87%) Firewall
4 19 (5.57%) TCP/IP
5 16 (4.69%) Internet
6 13 (3.81%) SAN
7 11 (3.23%) SMTP
8 8 (2.35%) NAS
8 8 (2.35%) Wireless
9 7 (2.05%) VLAN
10 6 (1.76%) DMZ
10 6 (1.76%) IMAP
11 4 (1.17%) FTP
11 4 (1.17%) HTTP
11 4 (1.17%) HTTPS
11 4 (1.17%) LAN
12 3 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (0.88%) WAN
13 2 (0.59%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (32.55%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (6.74%) MySQL
4 22 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 22 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (5.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (5.28%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 9 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (2.35%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (2.05%) DTS
11 7 (2.05%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.59%) InterSystems Cache
13 1 (0.29%) Big Data
13 1 (0.29%) ProClarity
13 1 (0.29%) QlikView
13 1 (0.29%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 26 (7.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (4.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 10 (2.93%) Visual Studio
4 7 (2.05%) Rational Rose
5 6 (1.76%) MSTest
5 6 (1.76%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.59%) TeamCity
General
1 54 (15.84%) Finance
2 17 (4.99%) Law
2 17 (4.99%) Legal
3 11 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.35%) Marketing
5 6 (1.76%) Retail
6 3 (0.88%) Back Office
7 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.59%) Front Office
8 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.29%) Automotive
8 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 76 (22.29%) Developer
2 56 (16.42%) Analyst
3 46 (13.49%) .NET Developer
4 43 (12.61%) C# Developer
5 38 (11.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 31 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 26 (7.62%) Messaging Engineer
8 24 (7.04%) .NET Web Developer
8 24 (7.04%) C# Web Developer
9 22 (6.45%) Support Engineer
10 21 (6.16%) IT Manager
11 19 (5.57%) Support Analyst
12 18 (5.28%) Project Manager
12 18 (5.28%) SQL Developer
13 16 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 16 (4.69%) IT Support
14 15 (4.40%) Administrator
14 15 (4.40%) SQL Analyst
14 15 (4.40%) Systems Engineer
15 14 (4.11%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (22.58%) .NET
2 42 (12.32%) HTML
3 39 (11.44%) jQuery
4 37 (10.85%) CSS
5 34 (9.97%) Web Services
6 29 (8.50%) ASP.NET
7 26 (7.62%) XML
8 15 (4.40%) .NET Framework
8 15 (4.40%) WCF
9 11 (3.23%) SOAP
10 10 (2.93%) AngularJS
10 10 (2.93%) HTML5
10 10 (2.93%) WPF
11 9 (2.64%) Ajax
11 9 (2.64%) Entity Framework
12 8 (2.35%) Silverlight
13 7 (2.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (2.05%) CSS3
13 7 (2.05%) MAPI
13 7 (2.05%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 86 (25.22%) Blackberry
2 73 (21.41%) Smartphone
3 31 (9.09%) Mobile Computing
4 26 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (6.45%) iPhone
5 22 (6.45%) User Experience
6 12 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.93%) Replication
8 8 (2.35%) iPad
8 8 (2.35%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.35%) Performance Metrics
9 6 (1.76%) PDA
10 5 (1.47%) BYOD
10 5 (1.47%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.17%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.17%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.17%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.17%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.88%) CMDB
12 3 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 175 (51.32%) Windows
2 69 (20.23%) Windows Phone
3 57 (16.72%) Windows Server
4 31 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 29 (8.50%) Windows 7
5 29 (8.50%) Windows 8
6 27 (7.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (7.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (6.74%) Linux
8 19 (5.57%) Android
9 9 (2.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (2.35%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.76%) Windows Vista
12 5 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.88%) Unix
14 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.29%) Debian
15 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.29%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (16.42%) Project Management
2 53 (15.54%) ITIL
3 42 (12.32%) Service Delivery
4 36 (10.56%) Configuration Management
4 36 (10.56%) Web Development
5 32 (9.38%) Supplier Management
6 30 (8.80%) Service Management
7 26 (7.62%) ITSM
8 23 (6.74%) PRINCE2
9 22 (6.45%) Change Management
9 22 (6.45%) Problem Management
10 20 (5.87%) Process Management
11 18 (5.28%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (5.28%) MVC
12 17 (4.99%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (4.69%) Asset Management
14 14 (4.11%) Business Analysis
15 13 (3.81%) Software Delivery
16 11 (3.23%) Incident Management
16 11 (3.23%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (25.81%) SQL
2 70 (20.53%) C#
3 45 (13.20%) JavaScript
4 32 (9.38%) VB.NET
5 22 (6.45%) T-SQL
6 11 (3.23%) PowerShell
7 8 (2.35%) VB
8 7 (2.05%) Java
9 6 (1.76%) XAML
10 3 (0.88%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.88%) VBScript
11 2 (0.59%) C
11 2 (0.59%) Perl
11 2 (0.59%) Uniface
12 1 (0.29%) ABAP
12 1 (0.29%) C++
12 1 (0.29%) KiXtart
12 1 (0.29%) PHP
12 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (8.21%) Degree
2 15 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (3.81%) MCP
4 9 (2.64%) ISEB
5 7 (2.05%) A+ Certification
6 6 (1.76%) MCSE
6 6 (1.76%) Network+ Certification
7 5 (1.47%) MCSA
7 5 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.17%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.17%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.17%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.59%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.59%) MCITP
9 2 (0.59%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.29%) MCAD
10 1 (0.29%) MCDST
10 1 (0.29%) MCPD
10 1 (0.29%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.35%) SLA
2 6 (1.76%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.17%) QA
4 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.29%) HL7
5 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 65 (19.06%) Active Directory
2 22 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (6.16%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.93%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (2.64%) XenApp
6 8 (2.35%) vSphere
7 6 (1.76%) NFS
7 6 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.47%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.29%) Firmware
11 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 23 (6.74%) SCCM
2 8 (2.35%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (2.05%) Backup Exec
3 7 (2.05%) SCOM
4 5 (1.47%) WSUS
5 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.59%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.59%) SCSM
6 2 (0.59%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.29%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 81 (23.75%) Apple
2 69 (20.23%) Clearswift
2 69 (20.23%) Proofpoint
3 64 (18.77%) Nokia
4 38 (11.14%) VMware
5 27 (7.92%) Oracle
6 17 (4.99%) Cisco
6 17 (4.99%) Citrix
7 16 (4.69%) NetApp
8 8 (2.35%) Veeam
9 7 (2.05%) Draytek
9 7 (2.05%) HP
9 7 (2.05%) Remedy
10 6 (1.76%) FINEOS
10 6 (1.76%) Guidewire
10 6 (1.76%) Progress
10 6 (1.76%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.76%) Symantec
10 6 (1.76%) Tableau
10 6 (1.76%) Telerik
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Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
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Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum
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Posted: Yesterday
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £32500 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare, gym
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Brentwood
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
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