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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 20 22 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 156 94 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 12.68% 13.95% 14.78%
As % of the Vendors category 46.85% 40.34% 46.44%
Number of salaries quoted 131 89 123
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
333 233 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 27.07% 34.57% 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 282 206 256
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
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 1 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Brighton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (57.47%) MS Excel
2 113 (43.30%) C#
3 112 (42.91%) .NET
4 103 (39.46%) ASP.NET
5 102 (39.08%) SQL Server
6 80 (30.65%) Degree
7 78 (29.89%) Windows
8 68 (26.05%) Agile Software Development
9 61 (23.37%) Visual Studio
10 59 (22.61%) SQL
10 59 (22.61%) TDD
11 55 (21.07%) Internet
12 53 (20.31%) HTML
13 45 (17.24%) SMTP
13 45 (17.24%) Front Office
13 45 (17.24%) IMail Server
14 42 (16.09%) XML
15 35 (13.41%) MVC
15 35 (13.41%) BDD
16 34 (13.03%) Team Foundation Server
17 32 (12.26%) JavaScript
17 32 (12.26%) VB
18 29 (11.11%) Web Services
19 27 (10.34%) MS Office
19 27 (10.34%) MS Exchange
19 27 (10.34%) VB6
19 27 (10.34%) .NET Framework
20 25 (9.58%) Computer Science
20 25 (9.58%) Dutch Language
20 25 (9.58%) German Language

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 27 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 13 (4.98%) IIS
3 4 (1.53%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.15%) SAS
5 2 (0.77%) CMS
5 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 150 (57.47%) MS Excel
2 27 (10.34%) MS Office
3 4 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.77%) MS Project
5 2 (0.77%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.38%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.30%) SaaS
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 55 (21.07%) Internet
2 45 (17.24%) SMTP
3 13 (4.98%) VLAN
4 11 (4.21%) Wireshark
4 11 (4.21%) Cisco IOS
4 11 (4.21%) OpenVPN
4 11 (4.21%) DHCP
4 11 (4.21%) FTP
4 11 (4.21%) TCP/IP
4 11 (4.21%) VPN
4 11 (4.21%) DNS
4 11 (4.21%) VoIP
4 11 (4.21%) DSL
4 11 (4.21%) SSH
5 8 (3.07%) WAN
6 7 (2.68%) LAN
6 7 (2.68%) Firewall
7 6 (2.30%) SAN
8 3 (1.15%) NAS
9 1 (0.38%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (39.08%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (7.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (7.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (7.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (5.75%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 11 (4.21%) MySQL
8 6 (2.30%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.15%) QlikView
10 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.77%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 61 (23.37%) Visual Studio
2 34 (13.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (4.98%) Visual Studio Team System
3 13 (4.98%) NUnit
3 13 (4.98%) Subversion
3 13 (4.98%) SpecFlow
4 12 (4.60%) Jenkins
4 12 (4.60%) Selenium
4 12 (4.60%) QuickTest Pro
4 12 (4.60%) Hudson
5 6 (2.30%) Eclipse
General
1 45 (17.24%) Front Office
2 25 (9.58%) Dutch Language
2 25 (9.58%) German Language
3 22 (8.43%) Finance
4 5 (1.92%) Marketing
5 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.38%) Law
6 1 (0.38%) Advertising
6 1 (0.38%) Games
6 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 124 (47.51%) Developer
2 89 (34.10%) Analyst
3 64 (24.52%) Support Analyst
4 53 (20.31%) .NET Developer
5 46 (17.62%) C# Developer
6 30 (11.49%) Systems Engineer
7 29 (11.11%) Support Engineer
8 28 (10.73%) C# .NET Developer
9 27 (10.34%) Agile .NET Developer
10 25 (9.58%) Systems Support
10 25 (9.58%) Systems Support Engineer
11 24 (9.20%) Systems Support Analyst
11 24 (9.20%) Systems Analyst
12 22 (8.43%) Software Developer
13 19 (7.28%) Applications Support
14 17 (6.51%) 2nd Line Support
14 17 (6.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 15 (5.75%) Agile C# Developer
16 14 (5.36%) Administrator
16 14 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (42.91%) .NET
2 103 (39.46%) ASP.NET
3 53 (20.31%) HTML
4 42 (16.09%) XML
5 29 (11.11%) Web Services
6 27 (10.34%) .NET Framework
7 24 (9.20%) jQuery
8 17 (6.51%) WCF
9 14 (5.36%) SOAP
10 13 (4.98%) LINQ
10 13 (4.98%) WinForms
10 13 (4.98%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (4.60%) CSS
12 11 (4.21%) LAMP
13 10 (3.83%) WSDL
13 10 (3.83%) XSD
14 6 (2.30%) Ajax
15 4 (1.53%) XSL
15 4 (1.53%) XSLT
16 3 (1.15%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.58%) Computer Science
2 5 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.53%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.15%) Clustering
4 3 (1.15%) Data Extraction
4 3 (1.15%) Social Media
5 2 (0.77%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.77%) Copywriting
5 2 (0.77%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.38%) PMI
6 1 (0.38%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.38%) Replication
6 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 78 (29.89%) Windows
2 13 (4.98%) Linux
3 12 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (2.30%) Android
6 4 (1.53%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (26.05%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (22.61%) TDD
3 35 (13.41%) MVC
3 35 (13.41%) BDD
4 19 (7.28%) Scrum
5 17 (6.51%) Web Development
5 17 (6.51%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (4.60%) Test Management
6 12 (4.60%) Software Testing
7 11 (4.21%) Software Engineering
8 10 (3.83%) OO
9 9 (3.45%) Project Management
9 9 (3.45%) Automation Testing
10 8 (3.07%) Waterfall
11 6 (2.30%) ITIL
12 5 (1.92%) CRM
12 5 (1.92%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (1.92%) User Stories
13 4 (1.53%) SSADM
13 4 (1.53%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 113 (43.30%) C#
2 59 (22.61%) SQL
3 32 (12.26%) VB
3 32 (12.26%) JavaScript
4 27 (10.34%) VB6
5 24 (9.20%) VB.NET
6 17 (6.51%) PHP
7 15 (5.75%) T-SQL
8 14 (5.36%) C++
9 12 (4.60%) Java
10 11 (4.21%) Bash Shell
11 9 (3.45%) VC++
12 5 (1.92%) VBScript
13 2 (0.77%) VBA
14 1 (0.38%) XAML
Qualifications
1 80 (30.65%) Degree
2 12 (4.60%) ISEB
3 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.15%) MCSA
4 2 (0.77%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.77%) MCSE
5 1 (0.38%) HND
5 1 (0.38%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (17.24%) IMail Server
2 15 (5.75%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.21%) Postfix
4 7 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.68%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.53%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.38%) vSphere
7 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (4.60%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (8.81%) VMware
2 15 (5.75%) HP
3 13 (4.98%) Cisco
3 13 (4.98%) Citrix
4 11 (4.21%) Polycom
5 5 (1.92%) Adobe
6 2 (0.77%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.38%) Panasonic
7 1 (0.38%) Ektron
7 1 (0.38%) Vignette
7 1 (0.38%) Progress
7 1 (0.38%) EMC
7 1 (0.38%) Google
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