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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 202 243 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 20.12% 18.38% 19.52%
As % of the Vendors category 45.19% 41.68% 33.99%
Number of salaries quoted 157 175 211
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,050 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
447 583 809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 44.52% 44.10% 57.42%
Number of salaries quoted 322 437 657
Median salary £40,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.11% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,200 £65,000 £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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +1 33 £35,000 - 1
Brentwood -6 24 £37,500 -31.81%
Basildon +7 23 £27,000 -32.50% 1
Chelmsford 0 16 £38,000 -5.00%
Southend-on-Sea -6 4 £45,000 +50.00%
Witham +5 3 £25,000 -33.33%
Loughton +2 3 £30,000 -4.76%
Buckhurst Hill - 3 - -
Dunmow - 3 £26,000 -
Waltham Abbey - 2 - -
Rayleigh - 1 £26,000 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £24,500 - 3
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 205 (48.58%) MS Excel
2 186 (44.08%) SQL Server
3 183 (43.36%) Windows
4 157 (37.20%) MS Office
5 136 (32.23%) SQL
5 136 (32.23%) .NET
6 125 (29.62%) C#
7 123 (29.15%) Active Directory
8 91 (21.56%) HTML
8 91 (21.56%) Windows Server
9 89 (21.09%) JavaScript
10 82 (19.43%) Finance
11 81 (19.19%) CSS
12 75 (17.77%) Web Development
12 75 (17.77%) jQuery
13 72 (17.06%) VMware
14 69 (16.35%) Degree
15 68 (16.11%) Project Management
16 67 (15.88%) Windows 7
17 66 (15.64%) Analytical Skills
17 66 (15.64%) Citrix
18 65 (15.40%) MS Exchange
19 62 (14.69%) Cisco
20 60 (14.22%) ASP.NET
21 59 (13.98%) VMware Infrastructure
22 56 (13.27%) MVC
23 53 (12.56%) Oracle
23 53 (12.56%) Windows Server 2008
24 51 (12.09%) Firewall
25 50 (11.85%) VB.NET

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 65 (15.40%) MS Exchange
2 45 (10.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (8.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 36 (8.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 30 (7.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 27 (6.40%) SharePoint
6 26 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (2.84%) IIS
8 11 (2.61%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.95%) Node.js
10 3 (0.71%) JBoss
11 2 (0.47%) CMS
11 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.24%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.24%) Documentum
12 1 (0.24%) Drupal
12 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 205 (48.58%) MS Excel
2 157 (37.20%) MS Office
3 19 (4.50%) MS Project
4 12 (2.84%) MS Visio
5 10 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (1.66%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.95%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (0.47%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 2 (0.47%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.47%) SAP MM
2 2 (0.47%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.24%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 31 (7.35%) Office 365
2 9 (2.13%) IaaS
2 9 (2.13%) PaaS
2 9 (2.13%) SaaS
3 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (12.09%) Firewall
2 38 (9.00%) DNS
3 36 (8.53%) VPN
4 35 (8.29%) DHCP
5 34 (8.06%) SAN
6 33 (7.82%) TCP/IP
7 28 (6.64%) VLAN
8 27 (6.40%) IMAP
9 26 (6.16%) DMZ
9 26 (6.16%) SMTP
9 26 (6.16%) Wireless
10 25 (5.92%) NAS
11 13 (3.08%) Internet
12 11 (2.61%) WAN
13 9 (2.13%) VoIP
14 7 (1.66%) Skype
15 6 (1.42%) iSCSI
15 6 (1.42%) Wireshark
16 5 (1.18%) LAN
16 5 (1.18%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (44.08%) SQL Server
2 40 (9.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (9.00%) MySQL
4 36 (8.53%) Relational Database
5 35 (8.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 32 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 25 (5.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 21 (4.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (2.61%) QlikView
11 7 (1.66%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (1.42%) MS Access
13 5 (1.18%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.95%) Lumira
14 4 (0.95%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.95%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 33 (7.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (6.87%) Visual Studio
3 19 (4.50%) Subversion
4 9 (2.13%) HP UFT
4 9 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (1.90%) MSTest
5 8 (1.90%) TestDirector
6 7 (1.66%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (0.95%) Rational Rose
7 4 (0.95%) Selenium
8 3 (0.71%) JIRA
8 3 (0.71%) Metasploit
8 3 (0.71%) Moq
8 3 (0.71%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.71%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.71%) XMLSpy
9 2 (0.47%) FxCop
9 2 (0.47%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.47%) MSI
9 2 (0.47%) NUnit
General
1 82 (19.43%) Finance
2 23 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 22 (5.21%) Law
3 22 (5.21%) Legal
4 15 (3.55%) Banking
5 14 (3.32%) Marketing
6 7 (1.66%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.42%) Advertising
8 5 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.18%) Publishing
9 3 (0.71%) Front Office
9 3 (0.71%) Retail
10 2 (0.47%) Automotive
10 2 (0.47%) Back Office
11 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.24%) French Language
11 1 (0.24%) German Language
11 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 128 (30.33%) Developer
2 82 (19.43%) .NET Developer
3 80 (18.96%) Analyst
4 75 (17.77%) C# Developer
5 62 (14.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 59 (13.98%) Support Engineer
7 47 (11.14%) Web Developer
8 42 (9.95%) IT Support
9 35 (8.29%) .NET Web Developer
10 32 (7.58%) C# Web Developer
11 30 (7.11%) Systems Support
12 28 (6.64%) IT Engineer
12 28 (6.64%) IT Support Engineer
13 27 (6.40%) Systems Engineer
14 26 (6.16%) Support Analyst
15 24 (5.69%) Senior Developer
16 23 (5.45%) 1st Line Support
16 23 (5.45%) SQL Developer
17 22 (5.21%) IT Manager
17 22 (5.21%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (32.23%) .NET
2 91 (21.56%) HTML
3 81 (19.19%) CSS
4 75 (17.77%) jQuery
5 60 (14.22%) ASP.NET
6 48 (11.37%) Web Services
7 31 (7.35%) WCF
8 28 (6.64%) Ajax
9 26 (6.16%) MAPI
10 21 (4.98%) XML
11 20 (4.74%) .NET Framework
12 17 (4.03%) SOAP
12 17 (4.03%) WPF
13 15 (3.55%) CSS3
13 15 (3.55%) HTML5
14 14 (3.32%) AngularJS
14 14 (3.32%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 12 (2.84%) Entity Framework
16 12 (2.84%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 66 (15.64%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (10.90%) Computer Science
3 43 (10.19%) User Experience
4 38 (9.00%) Blackberry
5 30 (7.11%) Mathematics
6 29 (6.87%) iPhone
7 26 (6.16%) PDA
8 21 (4.98%) Replication
9 12 (2.84%) Fat Client
9 12 (2.84%) Thin Client
10 11 (2.61%) AS400
10 11 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (2.37%) Statistics
11 10 (2.37%) Visualisation
12 9 (2.13%) Data Structures
12 9 (2.13%) Driving Licence
12 9 (2.13%) Management Information System
13 8 (1.90%) CMDB
14 7 (1.66%) Mobile App
14 7 (1.66%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 183 (43.36%) Windows
2 91 (21.56%) Windows Server
3 67 (15.88%) Windows 7
4 53 (12.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (10.90%) Windows 8
6 45 (10.66%) Windows 10
7 40 (9.48%) Linux
7 40 (9.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (8.06%) Android
9 33 (7.82%) Windows XP
10 29 (6.87%) Windows Vista
11 27 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (2.37%) Unix
13 6 (1.42%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.71%) AIX
14 3 (0.71%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (0.71%) Solaris
15 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (17.77%) Web Development
2 68 (16.11%) Project Management
3 56 (13.27%) MVC
4 48 (11.37%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (10.43%) ITIL
6 36 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
7 33 (7.82%) Workflow
8 30 (7.11%) ETL
9 23 (5.45%) Service Delivery
10 20 (4.74%) CRM
10 20 (4.74%) Software Delivery
11 19 (4.50%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (4.27%) Analytics
13 17 (4.03%) Case Management
13 17 (4.03%) Configuration Management
13 17 (4.03%) PRINCE2
14 16 (3.79%) Mentoring
14 16 (3.79%) SDLC
15 15 (3.55%) Change Management
15 15 (3.55%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 136 (32.23%) SQL
2 125 (29.62%) C#
3 89 (21.09%) JavaScript
4 50 (11.85%) VB.NET
5 30 (7.11%) T-SQL
6 22 (5.21%) PowerShell
7 19 (4.50%) VBScript
8 16 (3.79%) VB
9 11 (2.61%) C
10 8 (1.90%) C++
10 8 (1.90%) XAML
11 7 (1.66%) KiXtart
12 6 (1.42%) Python
13 5 (1.18%) ABAP
13 5 (1.18%) Java
13 5 (1.18%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.71%) Embedded C
14 3 (0.71%) Embedded C++
15 2 (0.47%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 69 (16.35%) Degree
2 48 (11.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (6.64%) MCSE
4 26 (6.16%) MCSA
5 14 (3.32%) MCP
6 11 (2.61%) ISEB
7 8 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (1.66%) ISTQB
8 7 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.18%) A+ Certification
11 4 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.95%) MCITP
11 4 (0.95%) MCSD
11 4 (0.95%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (0.71%) CCNA
12 3 (0.71%) CCNP
12 3 (0.71%) CEH
12 3 (0.71%) CISM
12 3 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.21%) SLA
2 16 (3.79%) QA
3 5 (1.18%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.47%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 123 (29.15%) Active Directory
2 59 (13.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (11.14%) Hyper-V
4 18 (4.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 18 (4.27%) NFS
5 16 (3.79%) XenApp
6 13 (3.08%) vSphere
7 12 (2.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 9 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (2.13%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.18%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.71%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.24%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 31 (7.35%) Backup Exec
2 22 (5.21%) SCCM
3 8 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (1.66%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 4 (0.95%) SCOM
6 3 (0.71%) Nessus
6 3 (0.71%) QRadar
6 3 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (0.71%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.71%) WSUS
7 2 (0.47%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.24%) Nagios
8 1 (0.24%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 72 (17.06%) VMware
2 66 (15.64%) Citrix
3 62 (14.69%) Cisco
4 53 (12.56%) Oracle
5 42 (9.95%) Apple
6 29 (6.87%) Veeam
7 27 (6.40%) Draytek
8 17 (4.03%) Tableau
9 16 (3.79%) IBM
9 16 (3.79%) Symantec
10 15 (3.55%) HP
11 12 (2.84%) SAP
12 9 (2.13%) iManage
12 9 (2.13%) SolarWinds
13 8 (1.90%) Interwoven
13 8 (1.90%) Juniper
14 6 (1.42%) AppSense
14 6 (1.42%) Clearswift
14 6 (1.42%) Dell
14 6 (1.42%) NetApp
Essex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Essex
Modis
Salary: Benefits package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 22 hours ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Ongar, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + generous package
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon
Simon James IT
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 27 days ago