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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 204 241 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 18.63% 19.82% 19.80%
As % of the Vendors category 45.43% 45.47% 37.13%
Number of salaries quoted 165 187 209
Median salary £47,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.79% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £61,600 £68,000
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
449 530 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 41.00% 43.59% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 345 393 557
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Colchester +3 51 £46,250 +32.14% 1
Chelmsford -5 17 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Braintree +1 13 £47,500 -
Brentwood -14 13 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Basildon +6 12 £42,500 -2.85% 2
Harlow +4 10 £43,000 -21.81% 3
Witham +3 5 - -
Southend-on-Sea -4 3 £31,000 +24.00%
Rayleigh - 2 £33,000 -
Saffron Walden - 2 £47,500 - 1
Purfleet - 1 £52,500 -
South Ockendon - 1 £55,000 -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 210 (50.97%) Windows
2 171 (41.50%) MS Excel
3 162 (39.32%) SQL Server
4 119 (28.88%) MS Office
5 118 (28.64%) SQL
6 110 (26.70%) Active Directory
7 107 (25.97%) MS Exchange
8 103 (25.00%) .NET
9 94 (22.82%) C#
10 92 (22.33%) Windows Server
11 89 (21.60%) Blackberry
12 85 (20.63%) Apple
13 84 (20.39%) Exchange Server 2010
13 84 (20.39%) Office 365
14 76 (18.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 75 (18.20%) Finance
16 72 (17.48%) Project Management
17 63 (15.29%) HTML
17 63 (15.29%) JavaScript
18 62 (15.05%) Windows 7
19 60 (14.56%) VPN
20 59 (14.32%) VMware
21 58 (14.08%) Smartphone
22 57 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
23 55 (13.35%) Windows 10
23 55 (13.35%) jQuery
24 54 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
24 54 (13.11%) CSS
25 53 (12.86%) Clearswift
25 53 (12.86%) Proofpoint

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
1 107 (25.97%) MS Exchange
2 84 (20.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 76 (18.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 29 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 26 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2003
5 26 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (3.40%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.70%) JBoss
8 5 (1.21%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.49%) CMS
9 2 (0.49%) IIS
10 1 (0.24%) Content Management Server
10 1 (0.24%) Documentum
10 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 171 (41.50%) MS Excel
2 119 (28.88%) MS Office
3 22 (5.34%) MS Project
4 16 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (3.40%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.46%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.21%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.97%) Oracle CRM
2 4 (0.97%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.49%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 2 (0.49%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.49%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.49%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 84 (20.39%) Office 365
2 36 (8.74%) iTunes
3 4 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.24%) IaaS
4 1 (0.24%) PaaS
4 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (14.56%) VPN
2 46 (11.17%) Firewall
3 42 (10.19%) TCP/IP
4 41 (9.95%) DHCP
4 41 (9.95%) DNS
5 31 (7.52%) SMTP
6 28 (6.80%) VLAN
6 28 (6.80%) Wireless
7 26 (6.31%) DMZ
7 26 (6.31%) IMAP
7 26 (6.31%) SAN
8 22 (5.34%) NAS
9 13 (3.16%) Internet
10 7 (1.70%) LAN
11 4 (0.97%) FTP
11 4 (0.97%) HTTP
11 4 (0.97%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.97%) WAN
12 3 (0.73%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (0.73%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (39.32%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (7.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (7.04%) MySQL
5 27 (6.55%) Relational Database
6 26 (6.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 26 (6.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (4.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (2.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 10 (2.43%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (1.94%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (1.70%) DTS
13 6 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (1.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.97%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 4 (0.97%) Lumira
15 4 (0.97%) Oracle Database
15 4 (0.97%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 32 (7.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (4.85%) Visual Studio
3 18 (4.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (1.70%) Rational Rose
5 4 (0.97%) MSTest
5 4 (0.97%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (0.73%) Subversion
7 2 (0.49%) MSI
8 1 (0.24%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.24%) Moq
8 1 (0.24%) NUnit
8 1 (0.24%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.24%) Selenium
8 1 (0.24%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.24%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.24%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.24%) XMLSpy
General
1 75 (18.20%) Finance
2 30 (7.28%) Law
3 24 (5.83%) Legal
4 15 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.70%) Retail
6 6 (1.46%) Advertising
7 5 (1.21%) Banking
7 5 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.49%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.49%) Back Office
8 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.49%) Marketing
9 1 (0.24%) Automotive
9 1 (0.24%) French Language
9 1 (0.24%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 106 (25.73%) Developer
2 70 (16.99%) Analyst
3 66 (16.02%) .NET Developer
4 57 (13.83%) Support Engineer
5 53 (12.86%) C# Developer
6 47 (11.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 38 (9.22%) Web Developer
8 32 (7.77%) Support Analyst
9 31 (7.52%) .NET Web Developer
10 30 (7.28%) C# Web Developer
11 29 (7.04%) IT Support
12 28 (6.80%) Systems Engineer
13 26 (6.31%) IT Engineer
13 26 (6.31%) SQL Developer
14 25 (6.07%) IT Support Engineer
15 24 (5.83%) Systems Support
16 23 (5.58%) Messaging Engineer
16 23 (5.58%) Systems Support Engineer
17 21 (5.10%) Senior Support Engineer
18 20 (4.85%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (25.00%) .NET
2 63 (15.29%) HTML
3 55 (13.35%) jQuery
4 54 (13.11%) CSS
5 43 (10.44%) ASP.NET
6 34 (8.25%) Web Services
7 27 (6.55%) MAPI
8 24 (5.83%) XML
9 20 (4.85%) WCF
10 17 (4.13%) .NET Framework
11 15 (3.64%) HTML5
11 15 (3.64%) WPF
12 13 (3.16%) Ajax
12 13 (3.16%) SOAP
13 12 (2.91%) CSS3
14 11 (2.67%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (2.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 9 (2.18%) Silverlight
16 8 (1.94%) AngularJS
17 7 (1.70%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 89 (21.60%) Blackberry
2 58 (14.08%) Smartphone
3 57 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (10.19%) iPhone
5 35 (8.50%) User Experience
6 26 (6.31%) PDA
7 21 (5.10%) Replication
8 18 (4.37%) Mobile Computing
9 13 (3.16%) Computer Science
10 10 (2.43%) Mathematics
11 8 (1.94%) iPad
11 8 (1.94%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.94%) Performance Metrics
12 7 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.70%) Fat Client
12 7 (1.70%) Statistics
12 7 (1.70%) Thin Client
13 6 (1.46%) CMDB
14 5 (1.21%) Data Centre
14 5 (1.21%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 210 (50.97%) Windows
2 92 (22.33%) Windows Server
3 62 (15.05%) Windows 7
4 55 (13.35%) Windows 10
5 54 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 53 (12.86%) Windows Phone
7 49 (11.89%) Windows 8
8 46 (11.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 41 (9.95%) Linux
10 38 (9.22%) Android
11 29 (7.04%) Windows XP
12 28 (6.80%) Windows Server 2003
12 28 (6.80%) Windows Vista
13 7 (1.70%) Unix
14 3 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.24%) AIX
16 1 (0.24%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.24%) Solaris
16 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (17.48%) Project Management
2 49 (11.89%) ITIL
3 44 (10.68%) Web Development
4 37 (8.98%) Service Delivery
4 37 (8.98%) Supplier Management
5 36 (8.74%) Configuration Management
6 32 (7.77%) MVC
7 31 (7.52%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (6.31%) PRINCE2
9 24 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (4.85%) Change Management
11 19 (4.61%) Service Management
12 17 (4.13%) Business Analysis
12 17 (4.13%) ETL
13 16 (3.88%) Problem Management
13 16 (3.88%) Software Delivery
13 16 (3.88%) Workflow
14 15 (3.64%) ITSM
14 15 (3.64%) Process Management
15 14 (3.40%) Case Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (28.64%) SQL
2 94 (22.82%) C#
3 63 (15.29%) JavaScript
4 43 (10.44%) VB.NET
5 26 (6.31%) T-SQL
6 18 (4.37%) PowerShell
7 13 (3.16%) VB
7 13 (3.16%) VBScript
8 7 (1.70%) Java
9 5 (1.21%) ABAP
9 5 (1.21%) KiXtart
9 5 (1.21%) XAML
10 4 (0.97%) C++
11 3 (0.73%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.49%) C
12 2 (0.49%) Perl
12 2 (0.49%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.49%) VBA
13 1 (0.24%) ANSI SQL
13 1 (0.24%) Python
Qualifications
1 35 (8.50%) Degree
2 19 (4.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (3.40%) MCP
4 13 (3.16%) MCSA
4 13 (3.16%) MCSE
5 11 (2.67%) ISEB
6 8 (1.94%) A+ Certification
6 8 (1.94%) Network+ Certification
7 6 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (0.97%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.97%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.97%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.49%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.24%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.24%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.24%) MCPD
10 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.13%) SLA
2 7 (1.70%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.70%) QA
3 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) HL7
System Software
1 110 (26.70%) Active Directory
2 43 (10.44%) Hyper-V
2 43 (10.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.61%) NFS
4 15 (3.64%) XenApp
5 13 (3.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (2.43%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (2.43%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (2.43%) vSphere
8 8 (1.94%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.49%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.49%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.24%) Firmware
11 1 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 27 (6.55%) Backup Exec
2 19 (4.61%) SCCM
3 5 (1.21%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 3 (0.73%) WSUS
5 2 (0.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.49%) SCOM
6 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.24%) Nagios
6 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 85 (20.63%) Apple
2 59 (14.32%) VMware
3 53 (12.86%) Clearswift
3 53 (12.86%) Proofpoint
4 52 (12.62%) Cisco
5 48 (11.65%) Nokia
6 40 (9.71%) Citrix
7 38 (9.22%) Oracle
8 27 (6.55%) Draytek
9 23 (5.58%) Veeam
10 15 (3.64%) NetApp
11 10 (2.43%) Symantec
12 9 (2.18%) SAP
13 8 (1.94%) Progress
13 8 (1.94%) Remedy
13 8 (1.94%) Telerik
14 7 (1.70%) Juniper
15 6 (1.46%) HP
15 6 (1.46%) Tableau
16 5 (1.21%) FINEOS
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