The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester 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 27 June 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 / Colchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 2 10
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 35 54 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 17.07% 25.96% 23.13%
As % of the Vendors category 26.92% 43.55% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25 47 35
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,997 £32,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £58,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 Colchester.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Colchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 130 124 74
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 63.41% 59.62% 46.25%
Number of salaries quoted 113 106 63
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +35.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £33,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Colchester 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 Colchester

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Colchester

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Colchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Colchester over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Colchester

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Colchester region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 28 (44.44%) Office 365
2 26 (41.27%) Windows
3 18 (28.57%) VMware
4 17 (26.98%) Linux
4 17 (26.98%) Microsoft Office
5 16 (25.40%) NetApp
5 16 (25.40%) Red Hat
5 16 (25.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (23.81%) C#
6 15 (23.81%) Perl
7 14 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (20.63%) Windows 7
8 13 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (20.63%) Active Directory
8 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Excel
8 13 (20.63%) CRM
9 11 (17.46%) JBoss
9 11 (17.46%) Java
9 11 (17.46%) Hyper-V
9 11 (17.46%) vSphere
9 11 (17.46%) Windows 10
10 10 (15.87%) Windows Server
10 10 (15.87%) Degree
10 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
11 9 (14.29%) Web Services
11 9 (14.29%) MS Exchange
11 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (14.29%) NAS
12 8 (12.70%) Multithreading
12 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester 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 11 (17.46%) JBoss
2 9 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 7 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (6.35%) CMS
5 4 (6.35%) WordPress
6 2 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (26.98%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (6.35%) InDesign
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (7.94%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (3.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (3.17%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 28 (44.44%) Office 365
2 14 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (7.94%) Yammer
5 4 (6.35%) OneDrive
5 4 (6.35%) Oracle CX
6 2 (3.17%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) NAS
2 4 (6.35%) LAN
2 4 (6.35%) SAN
2 4 (6.35%) Skype
2 4 (6.35%) VPN
3 3 (4.76%) Wireless
4 2 (3.17%) Firewall
5 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.17%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.59%) OLAP
4 1 (1.59%) Power BI
4 1 (1.59%) QlikView
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 6 (9.52%) Advertising
1 6 (9.52%) Marketing
2 4 (6.35%) Games
2 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.35%) Retail
3 3 (4.76%) Law
4 2 (3.17%) Finance
5 1 (1.59%) Electronics
5 1 (1.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (22.22%) Analyst
1 14 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (17.46%) Storage Engineer
3 9 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Server Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Software Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Developer
6 6 (9.52%) Support Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Marketing Executive
8 4 (6.35%) SAN Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Service Manager
9 3 (4.76%) AWS Administrator
9 3 (4.76%) IT Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) IT Support
9 3 (4.76%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) Web Services
2 7 (11.11%) .NET
3 6 (9.52%) HTML
4 5 (7.94%) CSS
5 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (4.76%) RESTful
5 3 (4.76%) WCF
5 3 (4.76%) XML
6 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.17%) Middleware
6 2 (3.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) CUDA
1 4 (6.35%) Driving Licence
1 4 (6.35%) Social Media
2 3 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.76%) Smartphone
2 3 (4.76%) User Experience
3 2 (3.17%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.27%) Windows
2 17 (26.98%) Linux
3 16 (25.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (20.63%) Windows 7
5 11 (17.46%) Windows 10
6 10 (15.87%) Windows Server
7 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.76%) Android
8 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
8 3 (4.76%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (3.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.63%) CRM
2 8 (12.70%) Multithreading
2 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
3 7 (11.11%) ERP
3 7 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
3 7 (11.11%) Physics
4 5 (7.94%) Image Processing
4 5 (7.94%) ITIL
5 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (6.35%) Marketing Strategy
5 4 (6.35%) Social Media Management
6 3 (4.76%) MVC
6 3 (4.76%) Product Management
6 3 (4.76%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (4.76%) Service Management
6 3 (4.76%) SOA
7 2 (3.17%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (3.17%) DevOps
7 2 (3.17%) Information Architecture
7 2 (3.17%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.81%) C#
1 15 (23.81%) Perl
2 11 (17.46%) Java
3 8 (12.70%) C++
4 6 (9.52%) SQL
5 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) A+ Certification
2 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (20.63%) Active Directory
1 13 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (17.46%) Hyper-V
2 11 (17.46%) vSphere
3 5 (7.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Backup Exec
1 2 (3.17%) Nagios
1 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.59%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 18 (28.57%) VMware
2 16 (25.40%) NetApp
2 16 (25.40%) Red Hat
3 6 (9.52%) Oracle
4 4 (6.35%) Adobe
4 4 (6.35%) Hootsuite
4 4 (6.35%) Tableau
4 4 (6.35%) Twitter
5 3 (4.76%) Apple
5 3 (4.76%) Clearswift
5 3 (4.76%) Mitel
5 3 (4.76%) Proofpoint
5 3 (4.76%) SonicWALL
6 2 (3.17%) Cisco
6 2 (3.17%) Cognos
6 2 (3.17%) Dell
6 2 (3.17%) HP
6 2 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.17%) Veeam
6 2 (3.17%) WatchGuard
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