The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Basildon with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 March 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.

Microsoft
Essex / Basildon
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 2 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 4 30 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basildon 17.39% 40.00% 14.12%
As % of the Vendors category 44.44% 63.83% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 6
Median salary £52,500 £25,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +105.88% -36.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £23,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,250 £39,100 £46,250
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Basildon.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Basildon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 9 47 26
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Basildon 39.13% 62.67% 30.59%
Number of salaries quoted 8 26 14
Median salary £60,000 £25,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +135.29% -40.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Basildon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basildon citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Basildon

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Basildon.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Basildon

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Basildon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Basildon over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Basildon

Microsoft
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Basildon region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (62.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) MS Project
4 2 (25.00%) vSphere
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) NAS
4 2 (25.00%) Veeam
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (25.00%) MS Project Server
4 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Replication
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basildon 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 2 (25.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (62.50%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (25.00%) MS Project
4 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (25.00%) NAS
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MS Access
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MSTest
1 1 (12.50%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Graphic Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Assistant
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Director
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) ADSI
2 1 (12.50%) Ajax
2 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
2 1 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Publishing
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Product Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
2 1 (12.50%) VBA
2 1 (12.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) PMP
2 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) PgMP
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) Veeam
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe