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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 202 247 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.96% 19.48% 19.70%
As % of the Vendors category 48.21% 44.42% 35.19%
Number of salaries quoted 170 173 217
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
419 556 756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 41.40% 43.85% 56.00%
Number of salaries quoted 319 390 643
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,800 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,850 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +4.62%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +8 53 £36,250 +3.57% 2
Basildon +5 13 £42,500 -8.10% 7
Chelmsford -9 12 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Brentwood -10 12 £42,500 -22.72%
Braintree +1 11 £47,500 - 1
Southend-on-Sea -13 4 £45,000 +50.00%
Witham +2 3 - - 2
Harlow -3 3 £40,000 -27.27% 3
Rayleigh - 3 £26,000 -
Dunmow - 2 £26,000 -
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 30 June 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.

1 211 (49.30%) Windows
2 195 (45.56%) MS Excel
3 174 (40.65%) SQL Server
4 139 (32.48%) MS Office
5 126 (29.44%) Active Directory
6 125 (29.21%) SQL
7 117 (27.34%) .NET
8 112 (26.17%) C#
9 99 (23.13%) MS Exchange
10 98 (22.90%) Windows Server
11 77 (17.99%) Exchange Server 2010
11 77 (17.99%) HTML
11 77 (17.99%) JavaScript
12 76 (17.76%) Apple
12 76 (17.76%) Blackberry
13 73 (17.06%) VMware
13 73 (17.06%) Office 365
14 71 (16.59%) Project Management
15 69 (16.12%) Finance
16 68 (15.89%) Windows 7
17 67 (15.65%) CSS
18 65 (15.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 65 (15.19%) jQuery
19 64 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
20 59 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
21 58 (13.55%) VPN
22 57 (13.32%) VMware Infrastructure
23 56 (13.08%) ASP.NET
23 56 (13.08%) Windows 10
24 54 (12.62%) Web Development

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 99 (23.13%) MS Exchange
2 77 (17.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 65 (15.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 35 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 31 (7.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 28 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2003
7 24 (5.61%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.64%) JBoss
9 6 (1.40%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.70%) IIS
11 2 (0.47%) CMS
11 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.23%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.23%) Content Management Server
12 1 (0.23%) Documentum
12 1 (0.23%) Drupal
12 1 (0.23%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 195 (45.56%) MS Excel
2 139 (32.48%) MS Office
3 19 (4.44%) MS Project
4 16 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (3.50%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.93%) Oracle CRM
2 4 (0.93%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.47%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 2 (0.47%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.47%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.47%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.23%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 73 (17.06%) Office 365
2 26 (6.07%) iTunes
3 5 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.47%) IaaS
4 2 (0.47%) PaaS
4 2 (0.47%) SaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 58 (13.55%) VPN
2 53 (12.38%) Firewall
3 43 (10.05%) DNS
4 41 (9.58%) DHCP
5 40 (9.35%) TCP/IP
6 34 (7.94%) SAN
7 32 (7.48%) SMTP
8 30 (7.01%) VLAN
8 30 (7.01%) Wireless
9 29 (6.78%) IMAP
10 28 (6.54%) DMZ
10 28 (6.54%) NAS
11 13 (3.04%) Internet
12 7 (1.64%) LAN
12 7 (1.64%) WAN
13 5 (1.17%) FTP
13 5 (1.17%) iSCSI
13 5 (1.17%) Wireshark
14 4 (0.93%) HTTP
14 4 (0.93%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (40.65%) SQL Server
2 45 (10.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 39 (9.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (7.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (6.54%) MySQL
6 26 (6.07%) Relational Database
6 26 (6.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 25 (5.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.10%) QlikView
10 8 (1.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 8 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (1.40%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.40%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (1.17%) MS Access
12 5 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.93%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 4 (0.93%) DTS
13 4 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (7.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (5.14%) Visual Studio
3 14 (3.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 14 (3.27%) Subversion
4 7 (1.64%) Rational Rose
5 6 (1.40%) MSTest
6 5 (1.17%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (0.70%) HP UFT
7 3 (0.70%) TestDirector
8 2 (0.47%) Metasploit
8 2 (0.47%) MSI
8 2 (0.47%) NUnit
8 2 (0.47%) Selenium
8 2 (0.47%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.47%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.47%) XMLSpy
9 1 (0.23%) Moq
9 1 (0.23%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 69 (16.12%) Finance
2 31 (7.24%) Law
3 26 (6.07%) Telecoms
4 25 (5.84%) Legal
5 8 (1.87%) Banking
6 6 (1.40%) Advertising
6 6 (1.40%) Retail
7 5 (1.17%) Marketing
7 5 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.47%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.47%) Front Office
10 1 (0.23%) Automotive
10 1 (0.23%) Back Office
10 1 (0.23%) French Language
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 122 (28.50%) Developer
2 74 (17.29%) Analyst
3 71 (16.59%) .NET Developer
4 66 (15.42%) C# Developer
5 65 (15.19%) Support Engineer
6 52 (12.15%) C# .NET Developer
7 38 (8.88%) Web Developer
8 33 (7.71%) IT Support
9 31 (7.24%) Systems Engineer
10 30 (7.01%) .NET Web Developer
10 30 (7.01%) Support Analyst
11 29 (6.78%) C# Web Developer
11 29 (6.78%) IT Engineer
11 29 (6.78%) IT Support Engineer
11 29 (6.78%) SQL Developer
12 27 (6.31%) Systems Support
13 24 (5.61%) Systems Support Engineer
14 20 (4.67%) Administrator
14 20 (4.67%) Senior Support Engineer
15 19 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (27.34%) .NET
2 77 (17.99%) HTML
3 67 (15.65%) CSS
4 65 (15.19%) jQuery
5 56 (13.08%) ASP.NET
6 42 (9.81%) Web Services
7 28 (6.54%) MAPI
8 24 (5.61%) WCF
9 23 (5.37%) Ajax
9 23 (5.37%) XML
10 17 (3.97%) .NET Framework
11 16 (3.74%) WPF
12 15 (3.50%) HTML5
13 14 (3.27%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (3.27%) SOAP
14 12 (2.80%) CSS3
15 11 (2.57%) AngularJS
15 11 (2.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 10 (2.34%) Silverlight
17 8 (1.87%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 76 (17.76%) Blackberry
2 64 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (10.51%) Smartphone
4 40 (9.35%) iPhone
5 39 (9.11%) User Experience
6 28 (6.54%) PDA
7 25 (5.84%) Computer Science
8 24 (5.61%) Mathematics
9 20 (4.67%) Replication
10 14 (3.27%) Mobile Computing
11 10 (2.34%) Fat Client
11 10 (2.34%) Management Information System
11 10 (2.34%) Performance Metrics
11 10 (2.34%) Statistics
11 10 (2.34%) Thin Client
12 8 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.87%) Visualisation
13 7 (1.64%) CMDB
14 6 (1.40%) Data Structures
14 6 (1.40%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 211 (49.30%) Windows
2 98 (22.90%) Windows Server
3 68 (15.89%) Windows 7
4 59 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (13.08%) Windows 10
6 49 (11.45%) Windows 8
7 48 (11.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 45 (10.51%) Linux
9 40 (9.35%) Windows Phone
10 38 (8.88%) Android
11 31 (7.24%) Windows XP
12 30 (7.01%) Windows Server 2003
12 30 (7.01%) Windows Vista
13 8 (1.87%) Unix
14 3 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.47%) AIX
15 2 (0.47%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.47%) Solaris
16 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (16.59%) Project Management
2 54 (12.62%) Web Development
3 48 (11.21%) ITIL
4 47 (10.98%) MVC
5 41 (9.58%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (8.41%) Business Intelligence
7 33 (7.71%) Configuration Management
8 31 (7.24%) Supplier Management
9 29 (6.78%) Workflow
10 28 (6.54%) ETL
10 28 (6.54%) Service Delivery
11 22 (5.14%) PRINCE2
11 22 (5.14%) Software Delivery
12 18 (4.21%) CRM
12 18 (4.21%) Service Management
13 16 (3.74%) Change Management
13 16 (3.74%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (3.50%) Case Management
15 14 (3.27%) Problem Management
16 13 (3.04%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 125 (29.21%) SQL
2 112 (26.17%) C#
3 77 (17.99%) JavaScript
4 42 (9.81%) VB.NET
5 26 (6.07%) T-SQL
6 18 (4.21%) PowerShell
7 16 (3.74%) VBScript
8 12 (2.80%) VB
9 7 (1.64%) Java
10 6 (1.40%) KiXtart
10 6 (1.40%) XAML
11 5 (1.17%) ABAP
11 5 (1.17%) C
11 5 (1.17%) C++
12 2 (0.47%) Perl
12 2 (0.47%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.47%) Python
12 2 (0.47%) VBA
13 1 (0.23%) ANSI SQL
13 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (11.45%) Degree
2 32 (7.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (5.14%) MCSE
4 20 (4.67%) MCSA
5 15 (3.50%) MCP
6 9 (2.10%) A+ Certification
6 9 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (1.87%) ISEB
7 8 (1.87%) Network+ Certification
8 7 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.93%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.70%) MCSD
10 3 (0.70%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.47%) CCNP
11 2 (0.47%) CISSP
11 2 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.47%) RHCE
11 2 (0.47%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.44%) SLA
2 9 (2.10%) QA
3 6 (1.40%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.23%) ISO27002
System Software
1 126 (29.44%) Active Directory
2 57 (13.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (11.68%) Hyper-V
4 20 (4.67%) NFS
5 17 (3.97%) Microsoft App-V
6 15 (3.50%) Virtual Servers
6 15 (3.50%) XenApp
7 14 (3.27%) vSphere
8 13 (3.04%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (2.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 10 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (1.87%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.93%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.70%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.23%) Firmware
14 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 32 (7.48%) Backup Exec
2 19 (4.44%) SCCM
3 6 (1.40%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 5 (1.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (0.93%) SCOM
6 3 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.47%) Nessus
7 2 (0.47%) QRadar
7 2 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.47%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.47%) WSUS
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.23%) Nagios
8 1 (0.23%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.23%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 76 (17.76%) Apple
2 73 (17.06%) VMware
3 53 (12.38%) Cisco
4 47 (10.98%) Citrix
5 42 (9.81%) Clearswift
5 42 (9.81%) Proofpoint
6 40 (9.35%) Oracle
7 35 (8.18%) Nokia
8 30 (7.01%) Draytek
9 28 (6.54%) Veeam
10 16 (3.74%) Tableau
11 15 (3.50%) NetApp
12 13 (3.04%) Symantec
13 9 (2.10%) SAP
14 8 (1.87%) HP
14 8 (1.87%) Juniper
14 8 (1.87%) Progress
14 8 (1.87%) Remedy
15 7 (1.64%) IBM
15 7 (1.64%) Telerik
Basildon, Essex
Keystream Resources Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £41,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Tiptree, Essex
JobServe Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Saffron Walden, Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare, gym
Posted: 8 hours ago
Witham, Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Braintree
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Harlow, Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Harris Global
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
X4 Group
Salary: £28k - 40k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Ground Control Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Ground Control Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Essex
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Square One Resources
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Square One Resources
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Essex
Capita Internal Resourcing
Salary: £16500.00 - £17500.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Basildon
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Vehicle, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
Witham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago