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 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 5 6
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 166 207 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 17.42% 20.45% 19.69%
As % of the Vendors category 36.64% 48.82% 44.57%
Number of salaries quoted 124 176 172
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £62,500 £61,000
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 Essex.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 453 424 543
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 47.53% 41.90% 44.18%
Number of salaries quoted 366 325 384
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford +6 44 £47,500 +72.72%
Colchester -7 35 £50,000 +33.33% 6
Basildon +5 11 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Harlow +3 11 £31,500 -21.25% 1
Billericay - 11 £23,000 - 1
Brentwood -1 5 £42,500 - 2
Saffron Walden -16 2 £25,000 -47.36% 1
Witham -3 1 £35,000 -
Microsoft
East of England

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 Essex region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 114 (33.83%) SQL Server
2 108 (32.05%) SQL
3 102 (30.27%) Windows
4 97 (28.78%) .NET
5 95 (28.19%) C#
6 79 (23.44%) Microsoft Office
7 72 (21.36%) Active Directory
8 63 (18.69%) ASP.NET
9 51 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
10 50 (14.84%) Windows Server
11 49 (14.54%) HTML
12 47 (13.95%) Degree
13 46 (13.65%) MS Exchange
14 45 (13.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 45 (13.35%) Office 365
15 44 (13.06%) JavaScript
16 43 (12.76%) CSS
16 43 (12.76%) Microsoft Excel
17 42 (12.46%) VMware
18 41 (12.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 40 (11.87%) MVC
19 40 (11.87%) Finance
20 39 (11.57%) IT Strategy
21 37 (10.98%) T-SQL
22 36 (10.68%) SQL Server 2008
23 34 (10.09%) Windows 7
24 32 (9.50%) Visual Studio
24 32 (9.50%) Business Intelligence
24 32 (9.50%) .NET Framework
25 31 (9.20%) Waterfall

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 46 (13.65%) MS Exchange
2 21 (6.23%) SharePoint
3 20 (5.93%) IIS
4 15 (4.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (3.26%) JBoss
6 5 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.19%) CMS
7 4 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.19%) WordPress
8 3 (0.89%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.59%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 79 (23.44%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (12.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (3.26%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (3.26%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (1.19%) InDesign
7 2 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (4.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (1.78%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.59%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.30%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 45 (13.35%) Office 365
2 19 (5.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (2.97%) IaaS
4 10 (2.97%) PaaS
5 6 (1.78%) OneDrive
6 5 (1.48%) Yammer
7 4 (1.19%) Oracle CX
8 2 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.04%) SAN
2 14 (4.15%) TCP/IP
2 14 (4.15%) Wireless
3 12 (3.56%) DHCP
3 12 (3.56%) DNS
4 11 (3.26%) WAN
5 10 (2.97%) Cisco IOS
5 10 (2.97%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (2.97%) Firewall
5 10 (2.97%) NAS
5 10 (2.97%) VLAN
6 6 (1.78%) Skype
7 5 (1.48%) Internet
7 5 (1.48%) VPN
8 4 (1.19%) FTP
8 4 (1.19%) HTTP
8 4 (1.19%) HTTPS
8 4 (1.19%) LAN
8 4 (1.19%) SMTP
9 3 (0.89%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (33.83%) SQL Server
2 45 (13.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 41 (12.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (10.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (7.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 26 (7.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 24 (7.12%) SQL Server 2014
7 19 (5.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (3.86%) Hadoop
8 13 (3.86%) RDBMS
8 13 (3.86%) Relational Database
9 12 (3.56%) MySQL
9 12 (3.56%) SQL Server 2000
10 11 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (3.26%) NoSQL
11 7 (2.08%) OLAP
12 6 (1.78%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.78%) OLTP
13 5 (1.48%) DTS
13 5 (1.48%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 32 (9.50%) Visual Studio
2 26 (7.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.37%) Subversion
4 7 (2.08%) JIRA
5 6 (1.78%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (1.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (1.78%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.19%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.89%) Selenium
7 3 (0.89%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.30%) Ant
8 1 (0.30%) Buildbot
8 1 (0.30%) Gradle
8 1 (0.30%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.30%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.30%) TestDirector
General
1 40 (11.87%) Finance
2 27 (8.01%) Advertising
3 21 (6.23%) Legal
4 20 (5.93%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.37%) Banking
6 7 (2.08%) Law
6 7 (2.08%) Marketing
7 6 (1.78%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.78%) Retail
8 4 (1.19%) Games
9 3 (0.89%) Back Office
9 3 (0.89%) Electronics
9 3 (0.89%) French Language
9 3 (0.89%) German Language
9 3 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.30%) Local Government
10 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 86 (25.52%) Developer
2 45 (13.35%) C# Developer
3 42 (12.46%) .NET Developer
4 36 (10.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 33 (9.79%) ASP.NET Developer
5 33 (9.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 30 (8.90%) Analyst
7 23 (6.82%) Consultant
7 23 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 19 (5.64%) Web Developer
9 18 (5.34%) IT Manager
10 17 (5.04%) Recruitment Consultant
11 16 (4.75%) Systems Engineer
12 15 (4.45%) Junior
12 15 (4.45%) Support Engineer
13 14 (4.15%) VMware Engineer
14 13 (3.86%) Business Manager
14 13 (3.86%) Business Systems Manager
14 13 (3.86%) Server Engineer
14 13 (3.86%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (28.78%) .NET
2 63 (18.69%) ASP.NET
3 49 (14.54%) HTML
4 43 (12.76%) CSS
5 32 (9.50%) .NET Framework
6 29 (8.61%) AngularJS
7 26 (7.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (7.72%) Entity Framework
7 26 (7.72%) XML
8 25 (7.42%) jQuery
8 25 (7.42%) Web Services
9 22 (6.53%) ASP.NET Web API
9 22 (6.53%) RESTful
10 18 (5.34%) JSON
11 14 (4.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (3.86%) REST
13 11 (3.26%) LINQ
14 10 (2.97%) SAML
14 10 (2.97%) SOAP
14 10 (2.97%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.64%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (5.34%) Management Information System
3 15 (4.45%) Blackberry
3 15 (4.45%) Data Centre
4 13 (3.86%) Data Protection Act
5 10 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.97%) PKI
6 8 (2.37%) Driving Licence
7 7 (2.08%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.78%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.48%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.19%) CUDA
10 4 (1.19%) Social Media
11 3 (0.89%) Chip Card
11 3 (0.89%) Contactless
11 3 (0.89%) EMV
11 3 (0.89%) NHS
11 3 (0.89%) Smartcard
11 3 (0.89%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 102 (30.27%) Windows
2 50 (14.84%) Windows Server
3 34 (10.09%) Windows 7
4 29 (8.61%) Linux
5 25 (7.42%) Windows 10
6 20 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (4.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (3.86%) Android
9 11 (3.26%) Windows 8
10 10 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (1.78%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.48%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.48%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.59%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (11.87%) MVC
3 39 (11.57%) IT Strategy
4 32 (9.50%) Business Intelligence
5 31 (9.20%) Waterfall
6 30 (8.90%) Web Development
7 26 (7.72%) CRM
7 26 (7.72%) ITIL
7 26 (7.72%) Project Management
8 22 (6.53%) Risk Management
9 21 (6.23%) Data Protection
9 21 (6.23%) SDLC
10 20 (5.93%) Performance Tuning
10 20 (5.93%) Scrum
11 14 (4.15%) ETL
12 13 (3.86%) Capacity Management
12 13 (3.86%) Configuration Management
12 13 (3.86%) DevOps
12 13 (3.86%) Multithreading
12 13 (3.86%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 108 (32.05%) SQL
2 95 (28.19%) C#
3 44 (13.06%) JavaScript
4 37 (10.98%) T-SQL
5 21 (6.23%) Perl
6 18 (5.34%) PowerShell
7 16 (4.75%) Java
8 13 (3.86%) C
9 11 (3.26%) VB.NET
10 9 (2.67%) C++
11 4 (1.19%) VBScript
12 2 (0.59%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 2 (0.59%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.59%) VB
13 1 (0.30%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 47 (13.95%) Degree
2 31 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (3.56%) MCITP
4 11 (3.26%) MCTS
5 6 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.48%) DBS Check
7 4 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (1.19%) MCSE
7 4 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.89%) MCP
8 3 (0.89%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.89%) PMP
9 2 (0.59%) ISEB
9 2 (0.59%) PgMP
10 1 (0.30%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.30%) HNC
10 1 (0.30%) HND
10 1 (0.30%) MCDST
10 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.72%) SLA
2 11 (3.26%) GDPR
2 11 (3.26%) PCI DSS
2 11 (3.26%) QA
3 6 (1.78%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.59%) ISO 14000
4 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 72 (21.36%) Active Directory
2 25 (7.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (6.53%) Hyper-V
4 19 (5.64%) vSphere
5 9 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.48%) XenApp
7 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (5.93%) SCCM
2 12 (3.56%) SCOM
3 7 (2.08%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.48%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.59%) Nagios
5 2 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.30%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.30%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 42 (12.46%) VMware
2 22 (6.53%) Cisco
3 20 (5.93%) Apple
4 18 (5.34%) Oracle
5 16 (4.75%) NetApp
5 16 (4.75%) Red Hat
6 15 (4.45%) HP
6 15 (4.45%) Tableau
7 14 (4.15%) Dell
8 12 (3.56%) Citrix
9 8 (2.37%) Veeam
10 6 (1.78%) Adobe
10 6 (1.78%) Twitter
11 5 (1.48%) 3Com
11 5 (1.48%) DevExpress
11 5 (1.48%) Draytek
11 5 (1.48%) NETGEAR
11 5 (1.48%) PayPal
11 5 (1.48%) SonicWALL
11 5 (1.48%) Symantec
Saffron Walden, Essex
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Health, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
University Of Essex
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
FinTech London Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £60,000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
FinTech London Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Shawbrook
Posted: 4 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Harlow
Aspire Cambridge Ltd
Salary: £22k - 24k per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Colchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Billericay
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Colchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits, Pension
Posted: 12 days ago
Brentwood
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago