Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 18 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 10 6
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 300 336 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 21.34% 15.67% 18.56%
As % of the Vendors category 43.60% 38.75% 42.74%
Number of salaries quoted 253 283 367
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +28.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £19,300 £28,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £73,750 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 Essex.

All Vendors
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 688 867 1144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 48.93% 40.44% 43.42%
Number of salaries quoted 571 623 842
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £22,500 £29,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Essex

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Essex

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Essex over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Essex

Microsoft
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Essex region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford +1 78 £45,000 +32.35%
Colchester +6 51 £43,500 -8.42%
Witham -6 15 £43,500 -3.33% 1
Harlow -8 14 £65,000 +62.50% 3
Brentwood +6 12 £23,500 -47.78%
Basildon +2 10 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Braintree -1 8 £20,500 -61.86%
Southend-on-Sea +20 5 £25,000 -19.35%
Billericay +2 4 £23,000 -31.85%
Epping - 3 £40,000 -
Purfleet - 3 £23,000 -
Thurrock - 2 £34,500 -
Grays - 2 £21,500 -
Wickford -2 1 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Saffron Walden -5 1 £25,000 -37.50%
Rayleigh - 1 £30,000 -
Microsoft
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 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 Essex region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 142 (47.33%) SQL
2 128 (42.67%) SQL Server
3 123 (41.00%) C#
4 116 (38.67%) .NET
5 88 (29.33%) ASP.NET
6 85 (28.33%) Windows
7 72 (24.00%) JavaScript
8 68 (22.67%) HTML
8 68 (22.67%) T-SQL
9 61 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
9 61 (20.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 58 (19.33%) Web Development
11 55 (18.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 55 (18.33%) CSS
12 54 (18.00%) AngularJS
13 52 (17.33%) Microsoft Office
14 48 (16.00%) Finance
15 47 (15.67%) Active Directory
16 43 (14.33%) MVC
16 43 (14.33%) jQuery
17 40 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
17 40 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
18 39 (13.00%) Microsoft Excel
19 38 (12.67%) Project Management
20 37 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
21 36 (12.00%) Windows Server
21 36 (12.00%) RESTful
22 35 (11.67%) C
23 34 (11.33%) Microsoft Certification
23 34 (11.33%) Degree

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 30 (10.00%) IIS
2 14 (4.67%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.33%) JBoss
4 6 (2.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.33%) Apache
6 4 (1.33%) CMS
6 4 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.33%) Confluence
8 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.33%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 52 (17.33%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (13.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.67%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (2.00%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.33%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.67%) Office 365
2 16 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.67%) npm
4 9 (3.00%) IaaS
4 9 (3.00%) PaaS
5 7 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.33%) SAN
1 16 (5.33%) WAN
2 11 (3.67%) DNS
3 10 (3.33%) DHCP
4 9 (3.00%) Cisco IOS
4 9 (3.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (3.00%) LAN
5 8 (2.67%) Firewall
6 6 (2.00%) NAS
6 6 (2.00%) VoIP
7 5 (1.67%) Internet
7 5 (1.67%) MPLS
7 5 (1.67%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.00%) Network Security
8 3 (1.00%) VPN
9 2 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.67%) HTTP
9 2 (0.67%) SS7
9 2 (0.67%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (42.67%) SQL Server
2 61 (20.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 55 (18.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 29 (9.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 26 (8.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (8.33%) MySQL
8 23 (7.67%) Relational Database
9 22 (7.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 21 (7.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (4.67%) OLAP
12 13 (4.33%) OLTP
13 10 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (3.33%) Power BI
14 9 (3.00%) RDBMS
15 7 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
16 6 (2.00%) Hadoop
16 6 (2.00%) QlikView
17 5 (1.67%) MongoDB
17 5 (1.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (10.67%) Visual Studio
2 30 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (4.67%) Oracle Forms
3 14 (4.67%) webpack
4 9 (3.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (1.33%) Subversion
7 3 (1.00%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.67%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.67%) JIRA
8 2 (0.67%) Selenium
8 2 (0.67%) WebDriver
General
1 48 (16.00%) Finance
2 29 (9.67%) Advertising
3 18 (6.00%) Retail
4 10 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.33%) Banking
6 5 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.33%) Marketing
8 3 (1.00%) Back Office
9 2 (0.67%) Legal
10 1 (0.33%) Electronics
10 1 (0.33%) Games
10 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 118 (39.33%) Developer
2 64 (21.33%) C# Developer
3 52 (17.33%) .NET Developer
4 50 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 46 (15.33%) Web Developer
6 41 (13.67%) Analyst
7 38 (12.67%) .NET Web Developer
8 37 (12.33%) C# Web Developer
9 28 (9.33%) ASP.NET Developer
9 28 (9.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 20 (6.67%) SQL Developer
11 19 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 19 (6.33%) Support Engineer
12 17 (5.67%) Angular Developer
13 16 (5.33%) IT Support
13 16 (5.33%) Microsoft Developer
14 15 (5.00%) IT Engineer
15 13 (4.33%) DBA
15 13 (4.33%) Junior
16 12 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (38.67%) .NET
2 88 (29.33%) ASP.NET
3 68 (22.67%) HTML
4 55 (18.33%) CSS
5 54 (18.00%) AngularJS
6 43 (14.33%) jQuery
7 36 (12.00%) RESTful
8 33 (11.00%) .NET Framework
9 28 (9.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 27 (9.00%) XML
11 24 (8.00%) Node.js
11 24 (8.00%) Web Services
12 23 (7.67%) JSON
13 22 (7.33%) Entity Framework
14 21 (7.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 18 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (5.33%) WCF
17 14 (4.67%) Express
17 14 (4.67%) LESS
18 12 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.33%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (5.67%) User Experience
4 11 (3.67%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.67%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (2.67%) PKI
6 5 (1.67%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.67%) Replication
7 4 (1.33%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.33%) Fintech
7 4 (1.33%) Reinsurance
8 3 (1.00%) CUDA
8 3 (1.00%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.00%) Handset
9 2 (0.67%) Chip Card
9 2 (0.67%) EMV
9 2 (0.67%) Life Science
9 2 (0.67%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 85 (28.33%) Windows
2 36 (12.00%) Windows Server
3 22 (7.33%) Windows 7
4 21 (7.00%) Windows 10
5 13 (4.33%) Linux
6 12 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.33%) Android
9 4 (1.33%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.00%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.67%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (19.33%) Web Development
3 43 (14.33%) MVC
4 40 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (12.67%) Project Management
6 27 (9.00%) Scrum
7 24 (8.00%) ITIL
7 24 (8.00%) SDLC
7 24 (8.00%) Web Application Development
8 19 (6.33%) IT Strategy
9 18 (6.00%) ETL
10 17 (5.67%) E-Commerce
10 17 (5.67%) Unit Testing
11 16 (5.33%) Software Engineering
12 15 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (4.33%) Mentoring
14 12 (4.00%) BDD
14 12 (4.00%) Data Analysis
14 12 (4.00%) TDD
14 12 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 142 (47.33%) SQL
2 123 (41.00%) C#
3 72 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 68 (22.67%) T-SQL
5 35 (11.67%) C
6 21 (7.00%) VB.NET
7 14 (4.67%) C++
7 14 (4.67%) TypeScript
8 10 (3.33%) Perl
8 10 (3.33%) PowerShell
9 9 (3.00%) Java
10 6 (2.00%) VBScript
11 5 (1.67%) R
12 4 (1.33%) Delphi
12 4 (1.33%) VB
13 3 (1.00%) VBA
14 1 (0.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 34 (11.33%) Degree
1 34 (11.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (3.67%) MCP
3 9 (3.00%) A+ Certification
4 8 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (2.67%) MCITP
5 7 (2.33%) CCENT
5 7 (2.33%) MCSE
5 7 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
6 6 (2.00%) MCTS
7 5 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.00%) MCSA
9 2 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.67%) ISEB
9 2 (0.67%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.33%) CCA
10 1 (0.33%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (0.33%) CISSP
10 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.00%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.67%) SLA
3 6 (2.00%) QA
4 5 (1.67%) GDPR
4 5 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (15.67%) Active Directory
2 19 (6.33%) Hyper-V
3 12 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (3.67%) vSphere
5 5 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.33%) XenApp
7 2 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.33%) Docker
8 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (2.67%) SCCM
2 4 (1.33%) Nagios
2 4 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.33%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.33%) Cisco CME
3 1 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.33%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.33%) Puppet
3 1 (0.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 26 (8.67%) Cisco
1 26 (8.67%) VMware
2 20 (6.67%) Oracle
3 11 (3.67%) Citrix
4 7 (2.33%) HP
4 7 (2.33%) NetApp
4 7 (2.33%) Red Hat
5 5 (1.67%) Sophos
6 4 (1.33%) Mitel
6 4 (1.33%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.00%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.00%) Avaya
7 3 (1.00%) Intel
7 3 (1.00%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (1.00%) Red Box
7 3 (1.00%) Remedy
7 3 (1.00%) Tableau
8 2 (0.67%) Bomgar
8 2 (0.67%) Kaspersky
8 2 (0.67%) Salesforce.com