The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 16 35 35
Rank change year-on-year
+19 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 121 56 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 13.05% 7.43% 7.96%
As % of the Vendors category 45.83% 29.63% 34.87%
Number of salaries quoted 119 54 65
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £29,035 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Vendors Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
264 189 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 28.48% 25.07% 22.83%
Number of salaries quoted 226 147 181
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,750 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,600 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Brighton

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Brighton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 150 (55.15%) MS Excel
2 118 (43.38%) .NET
3 116 (42.65%) C#
4 107 (39.34%) ASP.NET
5 91 (33.46%) Windows
6 90 (33.09%) SQL Server
7 83 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
8 73 (26.84%) Degree
9 58 (21.32%) MVC
10 56 (20.59%) SQL
11 54 (19.85%) TDD
12 49 (18.01%) MS Office
12 49 (18.01%) Visual Studio
13 47 (17.28%) VMware
14 46 (16.91%) HTML
15 44 (16.18%) Team Foundation Server
16 40 (14.71%) VB
16 40 (14.71%) XML
17 37 (13.60%) MS Exchange
17 37 (13.60%) Internet
18 33 (12.13%) JavaScript
18 33 (12.13%) VB6
19 32 (11.76%) Active Directory
19 32 (11.76%) BDD
20 31 (11.40%) VB.NET
20 31 (11.40%) Web Development
20 31 (11.40%) .NET Framework
21 30 (11.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 28 (10.29%) Computer Science
22 28 (10.29%) WCF

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 37 (13.60%) MS Exchange
2 15 (5.51%) IIS
3 14 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (3.68%) Lync
6 9 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (2.94%) CMS
8 7 (2.57%) SharePoint
9 6 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.10%) Kentico
11 1 (0.37%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 150 (55.15%) MS Excel
2 49 (18.01%) MS Office
3 2 (0.74%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.10%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.37%) Tridion
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (13.60%) Internet
2 25 (9.19%) SMTP
3 18 (6.62%) VoIP
3 18 (6.62%) TCP/IP
4 16 (5.88%) DHCP
4 16 (5.88%) DNS
5 14 (5.15%) VPN
6 13 (4.78%) DSL
6 13 (4.78%) FTP
6 13 (4.78%) SSH
6 13 (4.78%) VLAN
6 13 (4.78%) Wireshark
6 13 (4.78%) Cisco IOS
6 13 (4.78%) OpenVPN
7 10 (3.68%) WAN
8 9 (3.31%) LAN
9 5 (1.84%) Unified Communications
10 4 (1.47%) Firewall
11 3 (1.10%) Broadband
11 3 (1.10%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (33.09%) SQL Server
2 30 (11.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (9.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (9.56%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 22 (8.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (5.51%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (4.78%) MySQL
9 5 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.84%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.10%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.37%) OLAP
12 1 (0.37%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 49 (18.01%) Visual Studio
2 44 (16.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (4.04%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (4.04%) Selenium
4 7 (2.57%) Moq
5 6 (2.21%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.84%) Subversion
7 4 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (1.47%) NUnit
7 4 (1.47%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.10%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.10%) Hudson
9 2 (0.74%) JIRA
General
1 25 (9.19%) Front Office
2 22 (8.09%) Finance
3 10 (3.68%) Dutch Language
3 10 (3.68%) German Language
4 5 (1.84%) Games
5 4 (1.47%) Marketing
6 2 (0.74%) Advertising
6 2 (0.74%) Publishing
7 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.37%) Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 126 (46.32%) Developer
2 78 (28.68%) .NET Developer
3 62 (22.79%) Analyst
4 45 (16.54%) Support Analyst
5 43 (15.81%) Support Engineer
6 38 (13.97%) C# Developer
7 30 (11.03%) IT Support
8 27 (9.93%) Agile .NET Developer
9 26 (9.56%) Systems Engineer
10 24 (8.82%) Systems Support
11 23 (8.46%) Systems Support Engineer
11 23 (8.46%) C# .NET Developer
12 22 (8.09%) Applications Support
13 19 (6.99%) Systems Analyst
13 19 (6.99%) Systems Support Analyst
14 18 (6.62%) IT Support Analyst
15 17 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
16 15 (5.51%) Systems Administrator
16 15 (5.51%) Senior Developer
17 14 (5.15%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (43.38%) .NET
2 107 (39.34%) ASP.NET
3 46 (16.91%) HTML
4 40 (14.71%) XML
5 31 (11.40%) .NET Framework
6 28 (10.29%) WCF
7 24 (8.82%) jQuery
8 23 (8.46%) Web Services
9 20 (7.35%) CSS
10 14 (5.15%) LINQ
11 13 (4.78%) LAMP
12 10 (3.68%) SOAP
13 9 (3.31%) WSDL
13 9 (3.31%) XSD
14 8 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (2.57%) HTML5
16 6 (2.21%) Ajax
17 5 (1.84%) CSS3
18 4 (1.47%) WinForms
19 3 (1.10%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (1.47%) Data Integration
2 4 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.10%) Artificial Intelligence
3 3 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (0.74%) FlexPod
4 2 (0.74%) EPoS
4 2 (0.74%) Visualisation
4 2 (0.74%) Open Source
4 2 (0.74%) Social Media
5 1 (0.37%) Replication
5 1 (0.37%) Clustering
5 1 (0.37%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 91 (33.46%) Windows
2 28 (10.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (9.56%) Linux
4 19 (6.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.31%) Android
7 3 (1.10%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.10%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.74%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (21.32%) MVC
3 54 (19.85%) TDD
4 32 (11.76%) BDD
5 31 (11.40%) Web Development
6 16 (5.88%) Software Testing
7 14 (5.15%) Scrum
8 11 (4.04%) Test Management
8 11 (4.04%) Test Planning
9 10 (3.68%) OO
10 9 (3.31%) Software Engineering
10 9 (3.31%) Network Architecture
11 8 (2.94%) E-Commerce
11 8 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (2.57%) Waterfall
13 5 (1.84%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (1.84%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (1.84%) Mentoring
13 5 (1.84%) Project Management
13 5 (1.84%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 116 (42.65%) C#
2 56 (20.59%) SQL
3 40 (14.71%) VB
4 33 (12.13%) JavaScript
4 33 (12.13%) VB6
5 31 (11.40%) VB.NET
6 18 (6.62%) Bash Shell
7 17 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 17 (6.25%) PHP
8 11 (4.04%) Java
9 6 (2.21%) XAML
9 6 (2.21%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.21%) C++
10 5 (1.84%) Python
11 2 (0.74%) VBA
11 2 (0.74%) VC++
12 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 73 (26.84%) Degree
2 20 (7.35%) MCP
3 11 (4.04%) ISEB
4 6 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.47%) CCNA
6 3 (1.10%) CCNP
7 2 (0.74%) VTSP
7 2 (0.74%) CCDP
7 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.37%) MCITP
8 1 (0.37%) HND
8 1 (0.37%) MCSA
8 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 32 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 25 (9.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (9.19%) IMail Server
3 13 (4.78%) Postfix
4 9 (3.31%) VMware Server
5 7 (2.57%) Terminal Services
6 6 (2.21%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.47%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.10%) XenApp
8 3 (1.10%) vSphere
9 1 (0.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (4.04%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (1.10%) SCOrch
2 3 (1.10%) XenMobile
2 3 (1.10%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.10%) WSUS
3 1 (0.37%) SCCM
3 1 (0.37%) SCOM
3 1 (0.37%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 47 (17.28%) VMware
2 26 (9.56%) Cisco
3 21 (7.72%) Citrix
4 20 (7.35%) HP
5 13 (4.78%) Polycom
6 8 (2.94%) NetApp
7 7 (2.57%) EMC
8 5 (1.84%) IBM
9 4 (1.47%) Dell
10 3 (1.10%) Veritas
10 3 (1.10%) McAfee
10 3 (1.10%) Mitel
10 3 (1.10%) Google
10 3 (1.10%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.10%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.37%) Ektron
11 1 (0.37%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.37%) Vignette
11 1 (0.37%) Sophos
11 1 (0.37%) Adobe
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Bluetownonline
Salary: Band 3
Posted: 4 days ago
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Stratospherec
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum £30k - 45k per year + plus excellent
Posted: 7 days ago
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Stratospherec
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 7 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago