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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Essex / Colchester
Rank 21 11 7
Rank change year-on-year -10 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 27 45 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 11.74% 20.09% 22.44%
As % of the Vendors category 16.46% 33.33% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 23 41 34
Median salary £35,500 £35,000 £22,050
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.42% +58.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £32,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £46,750
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.66% -  

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 164 135 84
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 71.30% 60.27% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 140 120 78
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,030
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Colchester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 23 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 Colchester region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 24 (55.81%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) Linux
2 14 (32.56%) MS Excel
2 14 (32.56%) SCCM
3 13 (30.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (30.23%) Office 365
3 13 (30.23%) Red Hat
4 12 (27.91%) MS Exchange
4 12 (27.91%) Windows Server
5 10 (23.26%) Active Directory
5 10 (23.26%) MS Office
5 10 (23.26%) Configuration Management
6 9 (20.93%) VPN
6 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (20.93%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (20.93%) Data Centre
7 8 (18.60%) Windows 10
7 8 (18.60%) Proofpoint
7 8 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (18.60%) SCOM
7 8 (18.60%) Smartphone
7 8 (18.60%) CRM
7 8 (18.60%) Clearswift
7 8 (18.60%) Apple
8 7 (16.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (16.28%) NetApp
8 7 (16.28%) ITIL
8 7 (16.28%) Perl
8 7 (16.28%) Windows 8
9 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Intune

Microsoft
Top Related 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 12 (27.91%) MS Exchange
2 8 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
4 4 (9.30%) WordPress
5 3 (6.98%) JBoss
Applications
1 14 (32.56%) MS Excel
2 10 (23.26%) MS Office
3 4 (9.30%) InDesign
4 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (9.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (4.65%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.23%) Office 365
2 9 (20.93%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (13.95%) iTunes
4 4 (9.30%) OneDrive
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle CX
4 4 (9.30%) Yammer
5 1 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) VPN
2 4 (9.30%) LAN
2 4 (9.30%) Skype
3 3 (6.98%) Wireless
4 2 (4.65%) DNS
4 2 (4.65%) NAS
5 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (11.63%) Advertising
2 4 (9.30%) Games
2 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
2 4 (9.30%) Marketing
2 4 (9.30%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Server Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Linux Server Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) SCCM Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Support Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Storage Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Marketing Executive
6 4 (9.30%) Service Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support
7 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) IT Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) IT Support
7 3 (6.98%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Mobility Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) HTML
2 2 (4.65%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) CSS
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.33%) jQuery
3 1 (2.33%) RESTful
3 1 (2.33%) Web Services
3 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Data Centre
2 8 (18.60%) Smartphone
3 6 (13.95%) Blackberry
4 4 (9.30%) Driving Licence
4 4 (9.30%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (9.30%) Social Media
5 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (55.81%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) Linux
3 13 (30.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (27.91%) Windows Server
5 8 (18.60%) Windows 10
6 7 (16.28%) Windows 8
7 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
7 4 (9.30%) Windows Phone
8 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (4.65%) Android
9 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Configuration Management
2 8 (18.60%) CRM
3 7 (16.28%) ITIL
4 6 (13.95%) Service Management
5 5 (11.63%) ERP
6 4 (9.30%) ITSM
6 4 (9.30%) Marketing Strategy
6 4 (9.30%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (9.30%) People Management
6 4 (9.30%) Problem Management
6 4 (9.30%) Process Management
6 4 (9.30%) Social Media Management
7 3 (6.98%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (4.65%) Capacity Management
8 2 (4.65%) Product Management
8 2 (4.65%) Project Management
9 1 (2.33%) MVC
9 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.33%) SOA
9 1 (2.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) Perl
2 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.30%) SQL
3 3 (6.98%) C#
3 3 (6.98%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (23.26%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.30%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (9.30%) vSphere
3 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (32.56%) SCCM
2 8 (18.60%) SCOM
3 7 (16.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (4.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (2.33%) Nagios
6 1 (2.33%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Red Hat
2 8 (18.60%) Apple
2 8 (18.60%) Clearswift
2 8 (18.60%) Proofpoint
3 7 (16.28%) NetApp
4 6 (13.95%) Oracle
4 6 (13.95%) VMware
5 4 (9.30%) Adobe
5 4 (9.30%) Hootsuite
5 4 (9.30%) Nokia
5 4 (9.30%) Twitter
6 3 (6.98%) F5
6 3 (6.98%) Mitel
7 2 (4.65%) HP
7 2 (4.65%) Infoblox
7 2 (4.65%) Symantec
8 1 (2.33%) Hortonworks
8 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.33%) SonicWALL
Colchester, Essex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 57 minutes ago