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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 12 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 11 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 22.45% 20.45% 27.27%
As % of the Vendors category 39.29% 47.37% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 2
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.94%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
28 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 57.14% 43.18% 63.64%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 6
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £31,750 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,250 £42,050
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 May 2015, 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 20 (95.24%) C#
1 20 (95.24%) HTML
1 20 (95.24%) JavaScript
1 20 (95.24%) .NET
1 20 (95.24%) SQL Server
1 20 (95.24%) CSS
1 20 (95.24%) MVC
1 20 (95.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 17 (80.95%) MS Excel
3 16 (76.19%) OOP
3 16 (76.19%) OO
3 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (76.19%) Finance
3 16 (76.19%) Scrum
3 16 (76.19%) Degree
3 16 (76.19%) Computer Science
3 16 (76.19%) Web Application Development
3 16 (76.19%) SDLC
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
5 4 (19.05%) Web Services
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
5 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
5 4 (19.05%) SOA
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (19.05%) HTML5
5 4 (19.05%) WCF
5 4 (19.05%) LINQ
5 4 (19.05%) jQuery
5 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 17 (80.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (95.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (76.19%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
1 20 (95.24%) C# Developer
1 20 (95.24%) C# .NET Developer
2 16 (76.19%) Software Developer
2 16 (76.19%) C# Software Developer
3 4 (19.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) HTML
1 20 (95.24%) .NET
1 20 (95.24%) CSS
1 20 (95.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (19.05%) Web Services
2 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
2 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (19.05%) HTML5
2 4 (19.05%) WCF
2 4 (19.05%) LINQ
2 4 (19.05%) jQuery
2 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
2 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (19.05%) Entity Framework
2 4 (19.05%) LINQ to SQL
2 4 (19.05%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (76.19%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) MVC
2 16 (76.19%) OOP
2 16 (76.19%) OO
2 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (76.19%) Scrum
2 16 (76.19%) Web Application Development
2 16 (76.19%) SDLC
3 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
3 4 (19.05%) SOA
4 1 (4.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) C#
1 20 (95.24%) JavaScript
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) Degree