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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Rank 10 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 133 215 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 14.86% 16.90% 20.65%
As % of the Vendors category 33.59% 38.95% 39.73%
Number of salaries quoted 96 161 190
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
396 552 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 44.25% 43.40% 51.97%
Number of salaries quoted 273 402 501
Median salary £46,924 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.31% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £62,500
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 20 January 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 January 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 +4 32 £35,000 -7.28% 2
Brentwood +8 24 £48,250 -51.75%
Colchester -32 6 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Billericay - 5 £19,500 -
Harlow +5 4 £32,500 -38.09%
Basildon 0 4 £62,500 +145.09% 2
Thurrock 0 3 £42,750 -28.75%
Loughton - 2 £37,500 -
Witham - 2 - -
Buckhurst Hill - 1 £21,500 -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 118 (44.03%) Windows
2 78 (29.10%) MS Excel
3 74 (27.61%) SQL Server
4 64 (23.88%) .NET
5 60 (22.39%) Windows Server
6 59 (22.01%) SQL
7 57 (21.27%) C#
8 54 (20.15%) MS Office
9 53 (19.78%) MS Exchange
10 51 (19.03%) ITIL
11 47 (17.54%) Finance
12 45 (16.79%) Active Directory
13 41 (15.30%) SCCM
14 39 (14.55%) HTML
15 37 (13.81%) ASP.NET
16 36 (13.43%) Office 365
17 34 (12.69%) JavaScript
18 32 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
19 31 (11.57%) Smartphone
19 31 (11.57%) MVC
20 30 (11.19%) Service Management
20 30 (11.19%) Service Delivery
20 30 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
21 29 (10.82%) ITSM
22 28 (10.45%) Blackberry
22 28 (10.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
22 28 (10.45%) Apple
23 26 (9.70%) CSS
23 26 (9.70%) VMware
23 26 (9.70%) Degree

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 53 (19.78%) MS Exchange
2 28 (10.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 26 (9.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (6.72%) SharePoint
5 12 (4.48%) IIS
6 9 (3.36%) Skype for Business
7 6 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (2.24%) Moodle
8 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.75%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.75%) WordPress
10 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 78 (29.10%) MS Excel
2 54 (20.15%) MS Office
3 3 (1.12%) MS Project
4 2 (0.75%) InDesign
4 2 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (4.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.49%) assyst
3 3 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.37%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.37%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.37%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.37%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (13.43%) Office 365
2 32 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (9.33%) iTunes
4 15 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.12%) SaaS
7 2 (0.75%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.75%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.75%) Pure360
8 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.72%) DNS
2 14 (5.22%) VPN
3 11 (4.10%) Skype
4 10 (3.73%) DHCP
4 10 (3.73%) SAN
5 9 (3.36%) Firewall
5 9 (3.36%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.87%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (1.12%) H.323
7 3 (1.12%) Internet
7 3 (1.12%) Telepresence
7 3 (1.12%) VoIP
7 3 (1.12%) WebEx
8 2 (0.75%) SMTP
9 1 (0.37%) FTP
9 1 (0.37%) HTTP
9 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.37%) LAN
9 1 (0.37%) PBX
9 1 (0.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (27.61%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (4.10%) Big Data
3 11 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.99%) MySQL
6 7 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (2.24%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.12%) Power BI
8 3 (1.12%) QlikView
8 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.75%) MS Access
9 2 (0.75%) OLAP
9 2 (0.75%) OLTP
9 2 (0.75%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (2.99%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.24%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.24%) Moq
3 6 (2.24%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (2.24%) Selenium
3 6 (2.24%) SpecFlow
4 4 (1.49%) MSTest
4 4 (1.49%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (0.75%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.75%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.75%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
General
1 47 (17.54%) Finance
2 17 (6.34%) Marketing
3 13 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.36%) Retail
5 8 (2.99%) Advertising
6 7 (2.61%) Legal
7 5 (1.87%) Banking
7 5 (1.87%) Law
8 2 (0.75%) Back Office
8 2 (0.75%) Electronics
8 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.75%) Front Office
9 1 (0.37%) French Language
9 1 (0.37%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (23.88%) Developer
2 36 (13.43%) Analyst
3 33 (12.31%) .NET Developer
4 28 (10.45%) C# Developer
5 26 (9.70%) Administrator
6 25 (9.33%) Systems Engineer
7 24 (8.96%) C# .NET Developer
8 17 (6.34%) Architect
8 17 (6.34%) Senior Developer
9 13 (4.85%) Web Developer
10 12 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (4.48%) IT Manager
10 12 (4.48%) Server Engineer
10 12 (4.48%) SQL Developer
11 11 (4.10%) IT Administrator
11 11 (4.10%) IT Support
11 11 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (3.73%) SCCM Engineer
13 9 (3.36%) Applications Developer
13 9 (3.36%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (23.88%) .NET
2 39 (14.55%) HTML
3 37 (13.81%) ASP.NET
4 26 (9.70%) CSS
5 21 (7.84%) .NET Framework
6 18 (6.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (6.72%) jQuery
7 17 (6.34%) Web Services
8 16 (5.97%) XML
9 15 (5.60%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (4.48%) Entity Framework
11 10 (3.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 10 (3.73%) HTML5
12 9 (3.36%) JSON
13 8 (2.99%) AngularJS
13 8 (2.99%) WPF
14 7 (2.61%) LINQ
14 7 (2.61%) RESTful
14 7 (2.61%) SOAP
15 6 (2.24%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.57%) Smartphone
2 28 (10.45%) Blackberry
3 23 (8.58%) Data Centre
4 19 (7.09%) Management Information System
5 18 (6.72%) Mobile Computing
6 12 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (3.36%) iPad
9 7 (2.61%) User Experience
10 6 (2.24%) Driving Licence
10 6 (2.24%) Learning Management System
10 6 (2.24%) VLE
11 4 (1.49%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.49%) Replication
12 3 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
13 2 (0.75%) CMDB
13 2 (0.75%) Data Integration
13 2 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
13 2 (0.75%) Fat Client
13 2 (0.75%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 118 (44.03%) Windows
2 60 (22.39%) Windows Server
3 22 (8.21%) Windows Phone
4 17 (6.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (6.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (5.60%) Windows 8
6 11 (4.10%) Linux
6 11 (4.10%) Windows 10
7 8 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (2.61%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.49%) Android
11 2 (0.75%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.75%) Unix
12 1 (0.37%) Debian
12 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (19.03%) ITIL
2 31 (11.57%) MVC
3 30 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (11.19%) Service Delivery
3 30 (11.19%) Service Management
4 29 (10.82%) ITSM
5 24 (8.96%) Configuration Management
6 22 (8.21%) Change Management
7 20 (7.46%) Incident Management
8 18 (6.72%) Project Management
9 17 (6.34%) Analytics
9 17 (6.34%) CRM
9 17 (6.34%) Mentoring
9 17 (6.34%) Unit Testing
10 16 (5.97%) Problem Management
10 16 (5.97%) Scrum
10 16 (5.97%) Web Development
11 15 (5.60%) Data Analytics
12 14 (5.22%) Data Modelling
13 13 (4.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 59 (22.01%) SQL
2 57 (21.27%) C#
3 34 (12.69%) JavaScript
4 23 (8.58%) T-SQL
5 16 (5.97%) VB.NET
6 12 (4.48%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.24%) VB
8 5 (1.87%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.49%) TypeScript
9 4 (1.49%) XAML
10 3 (1.12%) C
11 2 (0.75%) Uniface
11 2 (0.75%) VBScript
12 1 (0.37%) C++
12 1 (0.37%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 1 (0.37%) PHP
12 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (9.70%) Degree
2 12 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.87%) MCSE
4 3 (1.12%) CCNA
4 3 (1.12%) CCNP
4 3 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.12%) ISEB
4 3 (1.12%) MCP
4 3 (1.12%) MCSA
5 2 (0.75%) CCNP Voice
5 2 (0.75%) HNC
5 2 (0.75%) HND
5 2 (0.75%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.75%) MCITP
5 2 (0.75%) PMP
5 2 (0.75%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.37%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.22%) SLA
2 8 (2.99%) QA
3 4 (1.49%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.75%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.75%) ISO 14000
4 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.37%) HL7
System Software
1 45 (16.79%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.61%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.61%) XenApp
4 4 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (1.49%) vSphere
5 3 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.75%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 41 (15.30%) SCCM
2 21 (7.84%) SCOM
3 11 (4.10%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (2.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (2.61%) WSUS
5 4 (1.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.75%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.75%) SCSM
7 2 (0.75%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.37%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.37%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 28 (10.45%) Apple
2 26 (9.70%) VMware
3 24 (8.96%) Clearswift
3 24 (8.96%) Proofpoint
4 22 (8.21%) Nokia
5 21 (7.84%) Cisco
6 14 (5.22%) Citrix
7 10 (3.73%) Red Hat
8 9 (3.36%) HP
9 8 (2.99%) Oracle
9 8 (2.99%) Tableau
10 7 (2.61%) Intel Security
11 6 (2.24%) Blackboard
11 6 (2.24%) NetApp
11 6 (2.24%) Sitecore
12 5 (1.87%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.87%) Samsung
12 5 (1.87%) Symantec
13 4 (1.49%) Infoblox
13 4 (1.49%) SolarWinds
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Bonus & Benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
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