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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 21 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 120 94 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 11.86% 12.24% 12.00%
As % of the Vendors category 43.48% 36.58% 42.04%
Number of salaries quoted 115 90 99
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,400 £45,000 £46,000
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
276 257 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 27.27% 33.46% 28.55%
Number of salaries quoted 249 219 207
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,800 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £46,000 £44,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Brighton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 152 (55.27%) MS Excel
2 118 (42.91%) .NET
3 112 (40.73%) C#
4 108 (39.27%) SQL Server
5 104 (37.82%) ASP.NET
6 92 (33.45%) Windows
7 86 (31.27%) Agile Software Development
8 72 (26.18%) Degree
9 65 (23.64%) SQL
10 58 (21.09%) Visual Studio
11 54 (19.64%) HTML
12 52 (18.91%) TDD
13 50 (18.18%) Internet
14 44 (16.00%) MVC
15 41 (14.91%) VMware
16 39 (14.18%) Front Office
16 39 (14.18%) XML
16 39 (14.18%) SMTP
16 39 (14.18%) IMail Server
17 37 (13.45%) MS Exchange
18 36 (13.09%) VB
18 36 (13.09%) Team Foundation Server
19 34 (12.36%) BDD
19 34 (12.36%) JavaScript
20 33 (12.00%) MS Office
20 33 (12.00%) .NET Framework
21 31 (11.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 30 (10.91%) VB.NET
23 29 (10.55%) VB6
24 28 (10.18%) Web Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (13.45%) MS Exchange
2 14 (5.09%) IIS
3 10 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (2.55%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.18%) CMS
5 6 (2.18%) Lync
6 5 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.09%) Kentico
8 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.36%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 152 (55.27%) MS Excel
2 33 (12.00%) MS Office
3 3 (1.09%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.73%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.09%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.36%) Tridion
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.18%) SaaS
2 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 50 (18.18%) Internet
2 39 (14.18%) SMTP
3 16 (5.82%) DHCP
3 16 (5.82%) VoIP
3 16 (5.82%) TCP/IP
3 16 (5.82%) DNS
4 15 (5.45%) VLAN
5 13 (4.73%) Wireshark
5 13 (4.73%) Cisco IOS
5 13 (4.73%) OpenVPN
5 13 (4.73%) DSL
5 13 (4.73%) SSH
5 13 (4.73%) VPN
5 13 (4.73%) FTP
6 9 (3.27%) WAN
7 8 (2.91%) LAN
8 7 (2.55%) Firewall
9 5 (1.82%) SAN
10 3 (1.09%) Unified Communications
10 3 (1.09%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (39.27%) SQL Server
2 31 (11.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (9.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (8.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (7.27%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 20 (7.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (4.73%) MySQL
7 8 (2.91%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.73%) MS Access
11 1 (0.36%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 58 (21.09%) Visual Studio
2 36 (13.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (4.36%) Selenium
3 12 (4.36%) QuickTest Pro
4 9 (3.27%) Subversion
5 8 (2.91%) SpecFlow
5 8 (2.91%) NUnit
5 8 (2.91%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (2.55%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.55%) Hudson
7 5 (1.82%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.36%) Moq
General
1 39 (14.18%) Front Office
2 21 (7.64%) Finance
3 20 (7.27%) Dutch Language
3 20 (7.27%) German Language
4 4 (1.45%) Marketing
5 2 (0.73%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.73%) Publishing
6 1 (0.36%) Games
6 1 (0.36%) Banking
6 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.36%) Law
6 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 127 (46.18%) Developer
2 80 (29.09%) Analyst
3 60 (21.82%) .NET Developer
4 59 (21.45%) Support Analyst
5 41 (14.91%) C# Developer
6 34 (12.36%) Support Engineer
7 33 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
8 29 (10.55%) Systems Support
9 28 (10.18%) Systems Support Engineer
10 27 (9.82%) Agile .NET Developer
11 25 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
12 24 (8.73%) Systems Support Analyst
12 24 (8.73%) Systems Analyst
13 22 (8.00%) IT Support
14 19 (6.91%) Systems Administrator
14 19 (6.91%) Administrator
15 18 (6.55%) 2nd Line Support
15 18 (6.55%) Applications Support
16 17 (6.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 16 (5.82%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (42.91%) .NET
2 104 (37.82%) ASP.NET
3 54 (19.64%) HTML
4 39 (14.18%) XML
5 33 (12.00%) .NET Framework
6 28 (10.18%) Web Services
7 23 (8.36%) WCF
8 22 (8.00%) jQuery
9 18 (6.55%) CSS
10 14 (5.09%) SOAP
11 13 (4.73%) LAMP
11 13 (4.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (3.64%) WSDL
12 10 (3.64%) XSD
13 9 (3.27%) LINQ
14 8 (2.91%) WinForms
15 6 (2.18%) HTML5
16 5 (1.82%) Ajax
17 4 (1.45%) XSL
17 4 (1.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.45%) Computer Science
2 4 (1.45%) Mathematics
2 4 (1.45%) Social Media
3 3 (1.09%) Clustering
3 3 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (0.73%) FlexPod
4 2 (0.73%) Copywriting
4 2 (0.73%) Data Integration
4 2 (0.73%) Visualisation
4 2 (0.73%) N-Tier
4 2 (0.73%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.36%) Replication
5 1 (0.36%) Biometrics
5 1 (0.36%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 92 (33.45%) Windows
2 23 (8.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (7.64%) Linux
4 14 (5.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (2.91%) Android
6 7 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.09%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.09%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (31.27%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (18.91%) TDD
3 44 (16.00%) MVC
4 34 (12.36%) BDD
5 23 (8.36%) Web Development
6 15 (5.45%) Software Testing
7 14 (5.09%) Scrum
8 12 (4.36%) Software Engineering
8 12 (4.36%) Test Management
8 12 (4.36%) Test Planning
9 10 (3.64%) OO
10 9 (3.27%) Automation Testing
10 9 (3.27%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (2.91%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (2.18%) Waterfall
13 5 (1.82%) E-Commerce
13 5 (1.82%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (1.82%) Project Management
14 4 (1.45%) Service Delivery
14 4 (1.45%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 112 (40.73%) C#
2 65 (23.64%) SQL
3 36 (13.09%) VB
4 34 (12.36%) JavaScript
5 30 (10.91%) VB.NET
6 29 (10.55%) VB6
7 17 (6.18%) T-SQL
7 17 (6.18%) PHP
8 16 (5.82%) Bash Shell
9 14 (5.09%) C++
10 12 (4.36%) Java
11 9 (3.27%) VC++
12 5 (1.82%) VBScript
13 3 (1.09%) Python
13 3 (1.09%) XAML
13 3 (1.09%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 72 (26.18%) Degree
2 12 (4.36%) ISEB
3 6 (2.18%) MCP
4 5 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.09%) MCSA
5 3 (1.09%) CCNA
6 2 (0.73%) CCDP
6 2 (0.73%) CCNP
6 2 (0.73%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.73%) VTSP
6 2 (0.73%) MCSE
7 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.36%) MCITP
7 1 (0.36%) HND
7 1 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 39 (14.18%) IMail Server
2 24 (8.73%) Active Directory
3 20 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (4.73%) Postfix
5 7 (2.55%) Terminal Services
6 6 (2.18%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.09%) vSphere
7 3 (1.09%) XenApp
7 3 (1.09%) VMware Server
7 3 (1.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (4.36%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (1.09%) SCOrch
2 3 (1.09%) XenMobile
2 3 (1.09%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (14.91%) VMware
2 26 (9.45%) Cisco
3 20 (7.27%) Citrix
3 20 (7.27%) HP
4 13 (4.73%) Polycom
5 8 (2.91%) NetApp
6 7 (2.55%) EMC
7 5 (1.82%) IBM
8 4 (1.45%) Adobe
9 3 (1.09%) Veritas
9 3 (1.09%) McAfee
9 3 (1.09%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.09%) Dell
9 3 (1.09%) Google
9 3 (1.09%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.73%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.36%) Panasonic
11 1 (0.36%) Ektron
11 1 (0.36%) Vignette
11 1 (0.36%) Progress
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