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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 12 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 160 237 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.18% 17.00% 17.41%
As % of the Vendors category 36.20% 38.10% 34.70%
Number of salaries quoted 111 173 177
Median salary £42,500 £34,369 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.65% -14.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
442 622 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 41.94% 44.62% 50.18%
Number of salaries quoted 299 452 530
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,000 £29,247
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £60,000
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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +3 44 £35,000 +42.85% 5
Brentwood +6 37 £62,000 +55.00%
Colchester -14 18 £45,000 +30.43%
Harlow +2 7 £40,000 -27.27%
Basildon +2 6 £26,000 -30.66% 1
Billericay +6 4 £33,750 +77.63%
Loughton +2 3 £45,000 +42.85% 2
Witham - 3 £45,000 - 1
Saffron Walden -6 2 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Buckhurst Hill - 1 £21,500 -
Thurrock - 1 £28,000 -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 148 (47.44%) Windows
2 99 (31.73%) MS Excel
3 93 (29.81%) SQL Server
4 73 (23.40%) .NET
4 73 (23.40%) SQL
5 68 (21.79%) MS Exchange
6 67 (21.47%) C#
7 63 (20.19%) Windows Server
8 61 (19.55%) Office 365
9 58 (18.59%) ITIL
10 56 (17.95%) Blackberry
10 56 (17.95%) Smartphone
11 54 (17.31%) Apple
11 54 (17.31%) Finance
12 50 (16.03%) Exchange Server 2010
13 48 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 48 (15.38%) Active Directory
13 48 (15.38%) Windows Phone
14 47 (15.06%) Clearswift
14 47 (15.06%) Nokia
14 47 (15.06%) Proofpoint
15 46 (14.74%) MS Office
16 45 (14.42%) HTML
17 41 (13.14%) JavaScript
17 41 (13.14%) Service Delivery
18 40 (12.82%) iTunes
19 37 (11.86%) ASP.NET
20 34 (10.90%) VMware
21 33 (10.58%) CSS
22 32 (10.26%) Service Management

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 68 (21.79%) MS Exchange
2 50 (16.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 16 (5.13%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.24%) IIS
5 7 (2.24%) Skype for Business
6 6 (1.92%) Moodle
7 4 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.64%) JBoss
8 2 (0.64%) WordPress
9 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 99 (31.73%) MS Excel
2 46 (14.74%) MS Office
3 6 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.28%) MS Project
5 3 (0.96%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.64%) InDesign
7 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.60%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.96%) assyst
4 2 (0.64%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.32%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.32%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.32%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 61 (19.55%) Office 365
2 40 (12.82%) iTunes
3 29 (9.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.96%) SaaS
7 2 (0.64%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.64%) Pure360
8 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (8.97%) VPN
2 17 (5.45%) DNS
3 12 (3.85%) Firewall
4 11 (3.53%) DHCP
5 10 (3.21%) TCP/IP
6 9 (2.88%) Skype
7 7 (2.24%) Internet
7 7 (2.24%) SAN
8 5 (1.60%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (0.96%) H.323
9 3 (0.96%) Telepresence
9 3 (0.96%) VoIP
9 3 (0.96%) WebEx
10 2 (0.64%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.64%) SMTP
11 1 (0.32%) FTP
11 1 (0.32%) HTTP
11 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.32%) LAN
11 1 (0.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (29.81%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (4.81%) MySQL
6 14 (4.49%) Relational Database
7 13 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (2.88%) Big Data
11 7 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (2.24%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (1.92%) DTS
12 6 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (1.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (0.96%) Power BI
15 2 (0.64%) InterSystems Cache
15 2 (0.64%) MS Access
15 2 (0.64%) OLTP
15 2 (0.64%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 19 (6.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (2.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (2.24%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.92%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.92%) Moq
3 6 (1.92%) MSTest
3 6 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (1.92%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (1.92%) Selenium
3 6 (1.92%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.64%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.32%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.32%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.32%) TestDirector
General
1 54 (17.31%) Finance
2 15 (4.81%) Marketing
3 14 (4.49%) Law
4 11 (3.53%) Retail
4 11 (3.53%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.56%) Legal
6 4 (1.28%) Back Office
7 3 (0.96%) Advertising
7 3 (0.96%) Banking
8 2 (0.64%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.64%) Front Office
9 1 (0.32%) Electronics
9 1 (0.32%) French Language
9 1 (0.32%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 74 (23.72%) Developer
2 51 (16.35%) Analyst
3 40 (12.82%) .NET Developer
4 38 (12.18%) C# Developer
5 33 (10.58%) C# .NET Developer
6 25 (8.01%) Administrator
7 21 (6.73%) Web Developer
8 19 (6.09%) Architect
8 19 (6.09%) Senior Developer
9 18 (5.77%) Messaging Engineer
9 18 (5.77%) Support Analyst
10 17 (5.45%) SQL Developer
11 16 (5.13%) .NET Web Developer
11 16 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 15 (4.81%) C# Web Developer
12 15 (4.81%) Systems Engineer
13 14 (4.49%) Linux Engineer
14 13 (4.17%) IT Support
15 12 (3.85%) IT Administrator
15 12 (3.85%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (23.40%) .NET
2 45 (14.42%) HTML
3 37 (11.86%) ASP.NET
4 33 (10.58%) CSS
5 27 (8.65%) jQuery
6 22 (7.05%) .NET Framework
6 22 (7.05%) Web Services
7 20 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (5.13%) XML
9 15 (4.81%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (4.49%) Entity Framework
11 11 (3.53%) HTML5
12 10 (3.21%) WPF
13 9 (2.88%) JSON
13 9 (2.88%) WCF
14 8 (2.56%) AngularJS
14 8 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 8 (2.56%) SOAP
15 7 (2.24%) LINQ
15 7 (2.24%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 56 (17.95%) Blackberry
1 56 (17.95%) Smartphone
2 26 (8.33%) Mobile Computing
3 15 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.49%) User Experience
5 13 (4.17%) Data Centre
5 13 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (3.85%) iPhone
7 11 (3.53%) iPad
7 11 (3.53%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.92%) Learning Management System
8 6 (1.92%) Performance Metrics
8 6 (1.92%) VLE
9 5 (1.60%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.60%) Replication
10 4 (1.28%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.96%) BYOD
11 3 (0.96%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.96%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.96%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 148 (47.44%) Windows
2 63 (20.19%) Windows Server
3 48 (15.38%) Windows Phone
4 19 (6.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (5.45%) Windows 8
6 16 (5.13%) Linux
7 15 (4.81%) Windows 10
8 14 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (3.21%) Windows 7
10 9 (2.88%) Android
11 7 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.96%) Unix
13 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.64%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.32%) Debian
14 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.32%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (18.59%) ITIL
2 41 (13.14%) Service Delivery
3 32 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (10.26%) MVC
3 32 (10.26%) Service Management
4 30 (9.62%) Configuration Management
4 30 (9.62%) ITSM
5 28 (8.97%) Project Management
6 27 (8.65%) Change Management
7 23 (7.37%) Web Development
8 21 (6.73%) Problem Management
9 19 (6.09%) Incident Management
10 18 (5.77%) Unit Testing
11 17 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (5.13%) Asset Management
12 16 (5.13%) CRM
12 16 (5.13%) Supplier Management
13 15 (4.81%) Mentoring
13 15 (4.81%) Process Management
13 15 (4.81%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 73 (23.40%) SQL
2 67 (21.47%) C#
3 41 (13.14%) JavaScript
4 24 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 22 (7.05%) VB.NET
6 13 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.24%) VB
8 6 (1.92%) XAML
9 5 (1.60%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.28%) TypeScript
11 3 (0.96%) C
12 2 (0.64%) Java
12 2 (0.64%) Uniface
13 1 (0.32%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 1 (0.32%) PHP
13 1 (0.32%) VBA
13 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (8.33%) Degree
2 11 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.60%) ISEB
4 4 (1.28%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.28%) MCP
4 4 (1.28%) MCSE
4 4 (1.28%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.28%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.96%) CCNA
5 3 (0.96%) CCNP
5 3 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.96%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.96%) MCSA
6 2 (0.64%) A+ Certification
6 2 (0.64%) CCNP Voice
6 2 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.64%) MCITP
6 2 (0.64%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.60%) QA
1 5 (1.60%) SLA
2 3 (0.96%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.32%) HL7
System Software
1 48 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 20 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.21%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.56%) XenApp
5 5 (1.60%) vSphere
6 4 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.96%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 32 (10.26%) SCCM
2 14 (4.49%) SCOM
3 11 (3.53%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (2.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (2.24%) WSUS
5 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.64%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.64%) SCSM
7 2 (0.64%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.32%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.32%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 54 (17.31%) Apple
2 47 (15.06%) Clearswift
2 47 (15.06%) Nokia
2 47 (15.06%) Proofpoint
3 34 (10.90%) VMware
4 22 (7.05%) Cisco
5 16 (5.13%) Oracle
6 11 (3.53%) Citrix
6 11 (3.53%) NetApp
7 9 (2.88%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.56%) HP
9 7 (2.24%) Tableau
10 6 (1.92%) Blackboard
10 6 (1.92%) Sitecore
11 5 (1.60%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.60%) Intel Security
11 5 (1.60%) Samsung
12 4 (1.28%) Dell
12 4 (1.28%) Guidewire
12 4 (1.28%) Symantec
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