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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Rank 7 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 149 230 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.92% 19.95% 21.13%
As % of the Vendors category 35.06% 45.19% 41.41%
Number of salaries quoted 116 171 202
Median salary £45,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +2.00%

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
425 509 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 45.41% 44.15% 51.02%
Number of salaries quoted 309 371 515
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,792 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 31 £38,000 -20.00% 1
Colchester -24 15 £35,500 +1.42% 1
Brentwood +7 13 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Harlow +3 7 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Basildon -3 5 £52,500 +105.88% 1
Thurrock 0 3 £42,750 -28.75%
Billericay - 3 £19,500 -
Witham -4 2 - -
Loughton +1 1 £30,000 -4.76% 1
Tilbury - 1 £20,500 -
Wickford - 1 £40,000 -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 109 (37.07%) Windows
2 84 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 78 (26.53%) SQL Server
4 74 (25.17%) .NET
5 68 (23.13%) MS Office
6 64 (21.77%) SQL
7 63 (21.43%) Windows Server
8 62 (21.09%) C#
9 52 (17.69%) MS Exchange
10 46 (15.65%) ITIL
11 45 (15.31%) SCCM
12 42 (14.29%) Active Directory
13 41 (13.95%) ASP.NET
14 40 (13.61%) HTML
14 40 (13.61%) Finance
15 38 (12.93%) MVC
16 36 (12.24%) JavaScript
16 36 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
17 32 (10.88%) Microsoft Azure
18 31 (10.54%) Degree
18 31 (10.54%) Data Centre
19 29 (9.86%) Configuration Management
20 28 (9.52%) CSS
20 28 (9.52%) Service Management
20 28 (9.52%) ITSM
20 28 (9.52%) SCOM
20 28 (9.52%) Office 365
21 27 (9.18%) T-SQL
21 27 (9.18%) CRM
22 26 (8.84%) 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 52 (17.69%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.46%) SharePoint
3 18 (6.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 16 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (4.76%) IIS
6 8 (2.72%) Skype for Business
7 6 (2.04%) Moodle
8 5 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.02%) MS Project Server
9 3 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.68%) WordPress
11 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.34%) JBoss
11 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 84 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 68 (23.13%) MS Office
3 4 (1.36%) MS Project
4 3 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.68%) InDesign
5 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (5.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.02%) assyst
3 3 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.34%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.34%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.34%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.34%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (10.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (9.52%) Office 365
3 15 (5.10%) iTunes
4 14 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (2.04%) OneDrive
6 4 (1.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.36%) Yammer
7 3 (1.02%) SaaS
8 2 (0.68%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.68%) Pure360
9 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.10%) Skype
2 12 (4.08%) DNS
2 12 (4.08%) VPN
3 10 (3.40%) Firewall
3 10 (3.40%) SAN
4 4 (1.36%) DHCP
4 4 (1.36%) LAN
4 4 (1.36%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.02%) H.323
5 3 (1.02%) Internet
5 3 (1.02%) NAS
5 3 (1.02%) Telepresence
5 3 (1.02%) VoIP
5 3 (1.02%) WebEx
5 3 (1.02%) Wireless
6 2 (0.68%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.68%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.68%) WAN
7 1 (0.34%) FTP
7 1 (0.34%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (26.53%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (3.74%) Big Data
4 11 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (3.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.70%) MySQL
8 3 (1.02%) Power BI
8 3 (1.02%) QlikView
8 3 (1.02%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.68%) MS Access
9 2 (0.68%) OLAP
9 2 (0.68%) OLTP
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.34%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (3.40%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.04%) Moq
4 6 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (2.04%) Selenium
4 6 (2.04%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.02%) MSTest
5 3 (1.02%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.68%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.68%) JIRA
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.68%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.68%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.34%) Ant
7 1 (0.34%) Buildbot
7 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.34%) Gradle
7 1 (0.34%) MSBuild
General
1 40 (13.61%) Finance
2 19 (6.46%) Advertising
3 17 (5.78%) Marketing
4 13 (4.42%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.06%) Legal
5 9 (3.06%) Retail
6 8 (2.72%) Banking
7 4 (1.36%) French Language
7 4 (1.36%) Law
8 3 (1.02%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.02%) German Language
9 2 (0.68%) Back Office
9 2 (0.68%) Electronics
9 2 (0.68%) Front Office
10 1 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (23.81%) Developer
2 37 (12.59%) Analyst
3 33 (11.22%) Systems Engineer
4 31 (10.54%) .NET Developer
5 28 (9.52%) C# Developer
6 26 (8.84%) Administrator
7 21 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 17 (5.78%) Architect
8 17 (5.78%) Senior Developer
9 14 (4.76%) IT Manager
10 13 (4.42%) Server Engineer
10 13 (4.42%) Support Analyst
11 12 (4.08%) Business Manager
11 12 (4.08%) Business Systems Manager
11 12 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (4.08%) IT Support
11 12 (4.08%) SQL Developer
11 12 (4.08%) Systems Manager
12 11 (3.74%) IT Administrator
12 11 (3.74%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (25.17%) .NET
2 41 (13.95%) ASP.NET
3 40 (13.61%) HTML
4 28 (9.52%) CSS
5 24 (8.16%) .NET Framework
6 23 (7.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (5.78%) jQuery
8 16 (5.44%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (5.44%) XML
9 15 (5.10%) Entity Framework
10 14 (4.76%) Web Services
11 13 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 11 (3.74%) HTML5
12 11 (3.74%) JSON
13 10 (3.40%) LINQ
14 9 (3.06%) AngularJS
14 9 (3.06%) Razor View Engine
14 9 (3.06%) WPF
15 7 (2.38%) RESTful
15 7 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.54%) Data Centre
2 25 (8.50%) Management Information System
3 20 (6.80%) Smartphone
4 17 (5.78%) Blackberry
5 13 (4.42%) Mobile Computing
6 12 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (2.72%) Driving Licence
8 8 (2.72%) iPad
9 6 (2.04%) Learning Management System
9 6 (2.04%) VLE
10 5 (1.70%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.70%) Replication
11 4 (1.36%) User Experience
12 2 (0.68%) AS400
12 2 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.68%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.68%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.68%) Thin Client
13 1 (0.34%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 109 (37.07%) Windows
2 63 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 17 (5.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (5.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (4.42%) Linux
5 13 (4.42%) Windows 10
6 12 (4.08%) Windows 8
6 12 (4.08%) Windows Phone
7 10 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (2.72%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.70%) Android
11 2 (0.68%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.34%) Debian
12 1 (0.34%) Unix
12 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (15.65%) ITIL
2 38 (12.93%) MVC
3 36 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (9.86%) Configuration Management
5 28 (9.52%) ITSM
5 28 (9.52%) Service Management
6 27 (9.18%) CRM
7 21 (7.14%) Project Management
7 21 (7.14%) Scrum
7 21 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 20 (6.80%) Capacity Management
8 20 (6.80%) Change Management
8 20 (6.80%) Incident Management
9 18 (6.12%) Analytics
9 18 (6.12%) Problem Management
10 17 (5.78%) OO
10 17 (5.78%) Unit Testing
11 16 (5.44%) Data Analytics
11 16 (5.44%) Mentoring
11 16 (5.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 64 (21.77%) SQL
2 62 (21.09%) C#
3 36 (12.24%) JavaScript
4 27 (9.18%) T-SQL
5 16 (5.44%) VB.NET
6 13 (4.42%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.70%) Perl
8 4 (1.36%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.02%) C
9 3 (1.02%) XAML
10 2 (0.68%) Java
10 2 (0.68%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.68%) VB
10 2 (0.68%) VBScript
11 1 (0.34%) C++
11 1 (0.34%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (0.34%) PHP
11 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (10.54%) Degree
2 11 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.70%) MCSE
4 3 (1.02%) CCNA
4 3 (1.02%) CCNP
4 3 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.02%) MCSA
4 3 (1.02%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.02%) PMP
5 2 (0.68%) CCNP Voice
5 2 (0.68%) HNC
5 2 (0.68%) HND
5 2 (0.68%) ISEB
5 2 (0.68%) PgMP
5 2 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.34%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.80%) SLA
2 13 (4.42%) QA
3 4 (1.36%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.68%) ISO 14000
System Software
1 42 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.72%) vSphere
4 7 (2.38%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (1.36%) XenApp
7 3 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.68%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 45 (15.31%) SCCM
2 28 (9.52%) SCOM
3 10 (3.40%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (1.36%) WSUS
6 3 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.68%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.68%) SCSM
7 2 (0.68%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.34%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.34%) NetVault Backup
8 1 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 26 (8.84%) VMware
2 18 (6.12%) Apple
2 18 (6.12%) Cisco
3 14 (4.76%) Clearswift
3 14 (4.76%) Proofpoint
4 12 (4.08%) Nokia
4 12 (4.08%) Red Hat
5 10 (3.40%) Citrix
6 9 (3.06%) Tableau
7 8 (2.72%) HP
8 7 (2.38%) Intel Security
9 6 (2.04%) Blackboard
9 6 (2.04%) Sitecore
10 5 (1.70%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.70%) NetApp
10 5 (1.70%) Oracle
10 5 (1.70%) Samsung
11 4 (1.36%) SolarWinds
11 4 (1.36%) Symantec
12 3 (1.02%) Infoblox
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 4 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
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Posted: 13 hours ago
Essex
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
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Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Loughton, Essex
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Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Harlow
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Salary: £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Essex
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Essex
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus
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