The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Southend-on-Sea region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 11 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 8.57% 13.04% 41.18%
As % of the Vendors category 60.00% 25.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 7
Average salary £36,250 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.05% -2.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Microsoft
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southend-on-Sea region.

Vendors Category
Southend-on-Sea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 14.29% 52.17% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 7
Average salary £37,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.77% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Southend-on-Sea

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Southend-on-Sea region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Southend-on-Sea

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Southend-on-Sea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Southend-on-Sea region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Southend-on-Sea

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southend-on-Sea

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southend-on-Sea 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 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (66.67%) XML
2 8 (66.67%) Finance
3 7 (58.33%) XHTML
3 7 (58.33%) WinForms
3 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (58.33%) XSD
3 7 (58.33%) XSL
3 7 (58.33%) Visual Studio
3 7 (58.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (58.33%) CSS
3 7 (58.33%) Web Services
3 7 (58.33%) .NET
3 7 (58.33%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) DHTML
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (58.33%) WPF
3 7 (58.33%) Silverlight
3 7 (58.33%) Data Protection
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (58.33%) Degree
4 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (41.67%) N-Tier
5 5 (41.67%) Change Control

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Southend-on-Sea by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southend-on-Sea 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) Broadband
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) VLAN
2 1 (8.33%) Junos
2 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) OLAP
3 1 (8.33%) DTS
3 1 (8.33%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Visual Studio
1 7 (58.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Web Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) XML
2 7 (58.33%) XSD
2 7 (58.33%) XSL
2 7 (58.33%) XHTML
2 7 (58.33%) WinForms
2 7 (58.33%) WPF
2 7 (58.33%) Silverlight
2 7 (58.33%) DHTML
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
2 7 (58.33%) CSS
2 7 (58.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (41.67%) N-Tier
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
1 7 (58.33%) Data Protection
2 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (41.67%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Web Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) System Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (8.33%) MCP
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Symantec
1 2 (16.67%) Avaya
2 1 (8.33%) Juniper
2 1 (8.33%) McAfee
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) NETGEAR
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Dell
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix