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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 244 251 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.81% 19.76% 20.75%
As % of the Vendors category 45.52% 35.65% 40.40%
Number of salaries quoted 181 212 200
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £68,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
536 704 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 43.51% 55.43% 51.36%
Number of salaries quoted 388 603 489
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,587 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Essex

Microsoft
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Essex region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford +1 40 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Colchester -4 38 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Brentwood +9 35 £48,750 +52.34% 3
Basildon -9 14 £46,250 +62.28% 4
Southend-on-Sea 0 10 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Harlow -2 10 £55,000 +29.41%
Billericay 0 4 £22,500 -43.75% 1
Witham - 3 £37,500 - 3
Epping - 2 £38,750 -
Braintree 0 1 - -
Loughton - 1 £37,500 -
Maldon - 1 £27,500 -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

1 246 (46.95%) MS Excel
2 228 (43.51%) Windows
3 192 (36.64%) SQL Server
4 154 (29.39%) SQL
4 154 (29.39%) Active Directory
5 144 (27.48%) .NET
6 133 (25.38%) Finance
7 131 (25.00%) C#
8 126 (24.05%) VMware
9 107 (20.42%) MS Office
10 104 (19.85%) VMware Infrastructure
11 103 (19.66%) DNS
12 94 (17.94%) ITIL
13 89 (16.98%) HTML
14 88 (16.79%) Citrix
15 87 (16.60%) JavaScript
16 86 (16.41%) DHCP
17 76 (14.50%) MVC
18 68 (12.98%) Change Management
18 68 (12.98%) Oracle
19 67 (12.79%) Linux
20 66 (12.60%) SAN
20 66 (12.60%) Project Management
21 64 (12.21%) Agile Software Development
22 63 (12.02%) MS Exchange
23 61 (11.64%) ASP.NET
24 60 (11.45%) Degree
25 59 (11.26%) CSS
26 55 (10.50%) Windows Server 2008
27 54 (10.31%) Disaster Recovery

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 63 (12.02%) MS Exchange
2 33 (6.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (5.34%) IIS
4 23 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (2.29%) SharePoint
7 11 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (1.72%) Lync
8 9 (1.72%) SAS
9 7 (1.34%) JBoss
9 7 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.38%) Node.js
12 1 (0.19%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 246 (46.95%) MS Excel
2 107 (20.42%) MS Office
3 25 (4.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (2.29%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.29%) MS Project
5 6 (1.15%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.95%) InDesign
6 5 (0.95%) Final Cut Pro
6 5 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (1.72%) AWD
2 4 (0.76%) Primavera
2 4 (0.76%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.05%) Office 365
2 5 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.38%) IBM PureFlex
5 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (19.66%) DNS
2 86 (16.41%) DHCP
3 66 (12.60%) SAN
4 54 (10.31%) Firewall
5 46 (8.78%) LDAP
6 26 (4.96%) TCP/IP
7 25 (4.77%) VPN
8 16 (3.05%) LAN
8 16 (3.05%) Internet
9 11 (2.10%) WAN
10 8 (1.53%) VoIP
10 8 (1.53%) Wireless
11 6 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.15%) SSH
11 6 (1.15%) Network Security
11 6 (1.15%) NAS
11 6 (1.15%) FTP
11 6 (1.15%) HTTP
12 5 (0.95%) WLAN
12 5 (0.95%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (36.64%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (6.11%) MySQL
4 27 (5.15%) Relational Database
5 23 (4.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (4.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (3.24%) MS Access
7 17 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (1.53%) DTS
10 6 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.57%) EDRMS
11 3 (0.57%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.38%) SAP BI
13 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 34 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (3.05%) Visual Studio
3 15 (2.86%) Selenium
4 13 (2.48%) Moq
5 12 (2.29%) Jenkins
5 12 (2.29%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (1.72%) SpecFlow
7 7 (1.34%) TestDirector
8 6 (1.15%) MSTest
9 5 (0.95%) Mockito
9 5 (0.95%) SoapUI
9 5 (0.95%) jMock
9 5 (0.95%) JUnit
10 4 (0.76%) NUnit
10 4 (0.76%) Subversion
10 4 (0.76%) JIRA
10 4 (0.76%) HP UFT
10 4 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.76%) Rhino Mocks
11 3 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 133 (25.38%) Finance
2 22 (4.20%) Legal
3 17 (3.24%) Back Office
4 14 (2.67%) Retail
5 12 (2.29%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.10%) Banking
7 10 (1.91%) Automotive
7 10 (1.91%) Law
8 6 (1.15%) Electronics
9 5 (0.95%) Games
10 4 (0.76%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.38%) Advertising
12 2 (0.38%) Marketing
12 2 (0.38%) French Language
13 1 (0.19%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.19%) Local Government
13 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 142 (27.10%) Developer
2 70 (13.36%) Analyst
3 65 (12.40%) .NET Developer
4 47 (8.97%) C# Developer
5 45 (8.59%) C# .NET Developer
6 41 (7.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 41 (7.82%) Web Developer
7 38 (7.25%) .NET Web Developer
8 31 (5.92%) Software Developer
9 25 (4.77%) Applications Support
10 24 (4.58%) Support Engineer
11 23 (4.39%) Systems Engineer
12 22 (4.20%) Support Analyst
12 22 (4.20%) Administrator
12 22 (4.20%) C# Web Developer
13 19 (3.63%) Software Engineer
14 17 (3.24%) Senior Developer
14 17 (3.24%) 3rd Line Support
15 16 (3.05%) VB.NET Developer
15 16 (3.05%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (27.48%) .NET
2 89 (16.98%) HTML
3 61 (11.64%) ASP.NET
4 59 (11.26%) CSS
5 40 (7.63%) jQuery
6 39 (7.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 37 (7.06%) XML
8 36 (6.87%) .NET Framework
9 26 (4.96%) WPF
10 24 (4.58%) LINQ
10 24 (4.58%) JSON
11 23 (4.39%) WinForms
12 22 (4.20%) Razor View Engine
13 21 (4.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 20 (3.82%) Entity Framework
15 19 (3.63%) WCF
16 14 (2.67%) Flash
16 14 (2.67%) HTML5
16 14 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web API
16 14 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.02%) Computer Science
2 30 (5.73%) CMDB
2 30 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (5.34%) Clustering
4 27 (5.15%) AS400
5 22 (4.20%) User Experience
6 21 (4.01%) Blackberry
7 19 (3.63%) iSeries
8 18 (3.44%) Management Information System
8 18 (3.44%) Replication
9 15 (2.86%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.72%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.34%) IVR
12 6 (1.15%) Telematics
12 6 (1.15%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.95%) Cybercrime
13 5 (0.95%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.95%) Statistics
14 4 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 228 (43.51%) Windows
2 67 (12.79%) Linux
3 55 (10.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (9.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 44 (8.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (4.39%) Windows 8
7 20 (3.82%) Windows 7
7 20 (3.82%) UNIX
8 19 (3.63%) Solaris
8 19 (3.63%) Windows XP
9 16 (3.05%) AIX
9 16 (3.05%) Data ONTAP
10 15 (2.86%) Windows 2000
11 7 (1.34%) Android
12 6 (1.15%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.76%) Debian
14 3 (0.57%) HPUX
15 2 (0.38%) VMS
15 2 (0.38%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (17.94%) ITIL
2 76 (14.50%) MVC
3 68 (12.98%) Change Management
4 66 (12.60%) Project Management
5 64 (12.21%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (10.31%) Disaster Recovery
7 38 (7.25%) SDLC
8 36 (6.87%) OO
9 34 (6.49%) Scrum
10 30 (5.73%) Security Patching
11 27 (5.15%) Web Application Development
12 26 (4.96%) Software Engineering
13 25 (4.77%) Change Control
14 24 (4.58%) Problem Management
14 24 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (4.01%) TDD
15 21 (4.01%) Mentoring
16 20 (3.82%) PRINCE2
17 19 (3.63%) OOP
17 19 (3.63%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 154 (29.39%) SQL
2 131 (25.00%) C#
3 87 (16.60%) JavaScript
4 52 (9.92%) VB.NET
5 42 (8.02%) T-SQL
6 26 (4.96%) C
7 25 (4.77%) PowerShell
8 20 (3.82%) Java
9 16 (3.05%) VBScript
10 10 (1.91%) VB
11 8 (1.53%) C++
12 6 (1.15%) VBA
12 6 (1.15%) Python
13 5 (0.95%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.76%) XAML
14 4 (0.76%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.76%) Perl
15 2 (0.38%) PHP
15 2 (0.38%) COBOL
15 2 (0.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 60 (11.45%) Degree
2 45 (8.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (4.39%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (2.67%) SC Cleared
5 14 (2.67%) Security Cleared
6 13 (2.48%) MCSE
7 12 (2.29%) CCNP
8 11 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (1.72%) CCIE
11 8 (1.53%) MCP
11 8 (1.53%) CCNA
12 7 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (1.15%) CISSP
13 6 (1.15%) MCITP
14 5 (0.95%) ISTQB
14 5 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 5 (0.95%) MCSA
15 4 (0.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (9.16%) SLA
2 28 (5.34%) QA
3 2 (0.38%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 154 (29.39%) Active Directory
2 104 (19.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (5.73%) VMware ESX
4 19 (3.63%) XenApp
5 15 (2.86%) XenServer
6 8 (1.53%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.34%) vSphere
8 6 (1.15%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.76%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.38%) Firmware
10 2 (0.38%) vCloud
11 1 (0.19%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 19 (3.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 18 (3.44%) Tivoli
3 17 (3.24%) Backup Exec
4 16 (3.05%) SCCM
5 15 (2.86%) SCOM
6 9 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (1.53%) WSUS
8 6 (1.15%) Nagios
9 5 (0.95%) Cisco UCCE
9 5 (0.95%) Cisco UCCX
10 4 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
11 3 (0.57%) Puppet
12 2 (0.38%) HP SIM
12 2 (0.38%) ARCserve
12 2 (0.38%) CiscoWorks
13 1 (0.19%) Control-M
13 1 (0.19%) MIMEsweeper
13 1 (0.19%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 126 (24.05%) VMware
2 88 (16.79%) Citrix
3 68 (12.98%) Oracle
4 53 (10.11%) Cisco
5 37 (7.06%) SolarWinds
6 36 (6.87%) HP
7 34 (6.49%) IBM
8 33 (6.30%) NetApp
9 16 (3.05%) BMC
10 14 (2.67%) Symantec
11 12 (2.29%) Sun
12 9 (1.72%) CheckPoint
12 9 (1.72%) Infor
12 9 (1.72%) Sitecore
13 8 (1.53%) Apple
13 8 (1.53%) SAP
14 7 (1.34%) 3PAR
15 6 (1.15%) Business Objects
15 6 (1.15%) Brocade
16 5 (0.95%) Symbian
Brentwood, Essex
Candidate Source
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per annum according to experience + generous benefit
Posted: 6 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
IFDS
Posted: 8 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Essex
Computer People
Salary: + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Essex
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Next Move IT
Salary: £17000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £24000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package + Pension
Posted: 8 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Force36
Salary: From £15,000 to £18,000 per annum DOE+Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Essex
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago