Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 10 4
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 49 67 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 20.50% 18.77% 26.32%
As % of the Vendors category 30.82% 31.75% 51.63%
Number of salaries quoted 35 91 96
Colchester median annual salary £43,500 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.42% +35.71% -
10th Percentile £19,350 £35,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £77,500 £52,500
Essex median annual salary £41,250 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +28.57% -11.95%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Colchester.

All Vendors
Colchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 159 211 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 66.53% 59.10% 50.97%
Number of salaries quoted 133 179 180
Colchester median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +42.86% -17.65%
10th Percentile £31,522 £33,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £68,750 £73,500
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Colchester.

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Colchester

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 26 (53.06%) C#
2 23 (46.94%) .NET
3 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
4 14 (28.57%) HTML
5 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET
5 13 (26.53%) CSS
5 13 (26.53%) Degree
6 12 (24.49%) Web Development
6 12 (24.49%) SQL
6 12 (24.49%) Relational Database
7 11 (22.45%) Windows
8 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
8 10 (20.41%) IIS
8 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Office
8 10 (20.41%) User Experience
8 10 (20.41%) Office 365
8 10 (20.41%) Node.js
9 9 (18.37%) Multithreading
9 9 (18.37%) Visual Studio
9 9 (18.37%) Oracle
9 9 (18.37%) C++
9 9 (18.37%) Linux
9 9 (18.37%) jQuery
9 9 (18.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
10 8 (16.33%) Unit Testing
10 8 (16.33%) MVC
10 8 (16.33%) VMware
10 8 (16.33%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (16.33%) E-Commerce

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 10 (20.41%) IIS
2 7 (14.29%) JBoss
3 4 (8.16%) CMS
3 4 (8.16%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.08%) Apache
6 1 (2.04%) Confluence
6 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.41%) Office 365
2 8 (16.33%) npm
3 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (4.08%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.04%) IaaS
6 1 (2.04%) PaaS
6 1 (2.04%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) NAS
2 4 (8.16%) VoIP
3 3 (6.12%) SAN
4 2 (4.08%) Firewall
4 2 (4.08%) VPN
4 2 (4.08%) WAN
5 1 (2.04%) DHCP
5 1 (2.04%) DNS
5 1 (2.04%) LAN
5 1 (2.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
2 12 (24.49%) Relational Database
3 9 (18.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (16.33%) MySQL
4 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (12.24%) Power BI
5 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (8.16%) OLAP
6 4 (8.16%) RDBMS
7 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (6.12%) OLTP
8 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
8 2 (4.08%) Redis
8 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
9 1 (2.04%) MOLAP
9 1 (2.04%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (2.04%) QlikView
9 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Visual Studio
2 8 (16.33%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (16.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (16.33%) webpack
3 2 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (4.08%) Subversion
4 1 (2.04%) JIRA
4 1 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (8.16%) Advertising
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
1 4 (8.16%) Marketing
2 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) C# Developer
2 12 (24.49%) Web Developer
3 8 (16.33%) .NET Developer
3 8 (16.33%) .NET Web Developer
3 8 (16.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (16.33%) C# Web Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Software Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Software Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) SQL Developer
7 4 (8.16%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (8.16%) C++ Developer
7 4 (8.16%) C++ Software Developer
7 4 (8.16%) C++/C# Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Storage Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) T-SQL Developer
8 3 (6.12%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.94%) .NET
2 14 (28.57%) HTML
3 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET
3 13 (26.53%) CSS
4 10 (20.41%) Node.js
5 9 (18.37%) jQuery
6 8 (16.33%) AngularJS
6 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (16.33%) Express
6 8 (16.33%) LESS
7 5 (10.20%) WPF
8 3 (6.12%) Web Services
9 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) User Experience
2 4 (8.16%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) CUDA
3 2 (4.08%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.08%) Life Science
4 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Windows
2 9 (18.37%) Linux
3 7 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (10.20%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.16%) Windows 10
6 3 (6.12%) Windows Server
6 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Web Development
2 9 (18.37%) Multithreading
2 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
3 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (16.33%) E-Commerce
3 8 (16.33%) MVC
3 8 (16.33%) Project Management
3 8 (16.33%) Unit Testing
4 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.24%) ITIL
5 5 (10.20%) SDLC
6 4 (8.16%) ETL
6 4 (8.16%) Information Architecture
6 4 (8.16%) Issue Tracking
6 4 (8.16%) Multithreaded Programming
6 4 (8.16%) Physics
7 3 (6.12%) CRM
7 3 (6.12%) Image Processing
8 2 (4.08%) Analytics
8 2 (4.08%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 26 (53.06%) C#
2 12 (24.49%) SQL
3 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
4 9 (18.37%) C++
5 8 (16.33%) Java
5 8 (16.33%) T-SQL
5 8 (16.33%) TypeScript
5 8 (16.33%) VB.NET
6 7 (14.29%) Perl
7 4 (8.16%) C
8 1 (2.04%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Degree
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.12%) A+ Certification
4 2 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (4.08%) MCSE
5 1 (2.04%) CCENT
5 1 (2.04%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.04%) MCP
5 1 (2.04%) MCSA
5 1 (2.04%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (14.29%) vSphere
2 6 (12.24%) Hyper-V
3 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
4 4 (8.16%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Nagios
1 4 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.04%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (2.04%) Puppet
2 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Oracle
2 8 (16.33%) VMware
3 7 (14.29%) NetApp
3 7 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.16%) Sitecore
5 2 (4.08%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.08%) Cisco
5 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.08%) Tableau
6 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.04%) Citrix
6 1 (2.04%) F5
6 1 (2.04%) Hortonworks
6 1 (2.04%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) IBM
6 1 (2.04%) Juniper
6 1 (2.04%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.04%) Splunk
6 1 (2.04%) Symantec