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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 22 32 18
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 121 80 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 11.77% 8.11% 12.13%
As % of the Vendors category 33.61% 39.41% 30.80%
Number of salaries quoted 118 67 83
Average salary £32,500 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £22,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,000 £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
360 203 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 35.02% 20.59% 39.37%
Number of salaries quoted 310 156 271
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 17 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Brighton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 148 (59.92%) MS Excel
2 99 (40.08%) C#
3 95 (38.46%) Windows
4 87 (35.22%) .NET
5 77 (31.17%) ASP.NET
6 70 (28.34%) MS Office
7 67 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
8 65 (26.32%) Degree
9 55 (22.27%) MVC
10 45 (18.22%) SQL Server
11 43 (17.41%) TDD
12 39 (15.79%) jQuery
13 36 (14.57%) Visual Studio
13 36 (14.57%) MCP
14 35 (14.17%) JavaScript
15 34 (13.77%) HTML
15 34 (13.77%) OO
16 31 (12.55%) Team Foundation Server
17 30 (12.15%) CSS
17 30 (12.15%) Active Directory
18 28 (11.34%) SQL
19 27 (10.93%) Web Development
20 26 (10.53%) WCF
21 25 (10.12%) Computer Science
21 25 (10.12%) .NET Framework
21 25 (10.12%) Windows Server 2008
21 25 (10.12%) MS Exchange
21 25 (10.12%) Finance
21 25 (10.12%) VMware
22 24 (9.72%) Internet

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 25 (10.12%) MS Exchange
2 24 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (4.05%) Lync
7 6 (2.43%) IIS
8 4 (1.62%) CMS
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.40%) Kentico
Applications
1 148 (59.92%) MS Excel
2 70 (28.34%) MS Office
3 6 (2.43%) MS Project
4 3 (1.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.62%) assyst
2 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.62%) SaaS
4 2 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.72%) Internet
2 22 (8.91%) SMTP
3 11 (4.45%) WAN
4 8 (3.24%) Unified Communications
5 7 (2.83%) MPLS
5 7 (2.83%) LAN
6 6 (2.43%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.02%) GoToMeeting
7 5 (2.02%) Firewall
8 3 (1.21%) VoIP
8 3 (1.21%) Broadband
9 2 (0.81%) WLAN
9 2 (0.81%) Wireless
10 1 (0.40%) VPN
10 1 (0.40%) SAN
10 1 (0.40%) PBX
10 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (18.22%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.29%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 14 (5.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (4.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (3.64%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.24%) Data Mining
7 5 (2.02%) MS Access
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 36 (14.57%) Visual Studio
2 31 (12.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (4.86%) Moq
3 12 (4.86%) Eclipse
4 9 (3.64%) JIRA
5 5 (2.02%) NUnit
6 2 (0.81%) Subversion
6 2 (0.81%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.40%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.40%) Trac
7 1 (0.40%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 25 (10.12%) Finance
2 22 (8.91%) Front Office
3 11 (4.45%) Dutch Language
3 11 (4.45%) German Language
4 6 (2.43%) Games
5 4 (1.62%) Back Office
5 4 (1.62%) Marketing
6 2 (0.81%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 105 (42.51%) Developer
2 67 (27.13%) .NET Developer
3 48 (19.43%) C# Developer
4 40 (16.19%) Support Engineer
5 32 (12.96%) IT Support
6 28 (11.34%) C# .NET Developer
7 23 (9.31%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 23 (9.31%) 1st Line Support
8 22 (8.91%) Senior Developer
9 21 (8.50%) Analyst
9 21 (8.50%) ASP.NET Developer
10 19 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
10 19 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 18 (7.29%) Support Analyst
12 17 (6.88%) Help Desk Engineer
13 16 (6.48%) IT Support Engineer
13 16 (6.48%) IT Support Analyst
14 15 (6.07%) Applications Support
15 14 (5.67%) Software Developer
16 12 (4.86%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (35.22%) .NET
2 77 (31.17%) ASP.NET
3 39 (15.79%) jQuery
4 34 (13.77%) HTML
5 30 (12.15%) CSS
6 26 (10.53%) WCF
7 25 (10.12%) .NET Framework
8 17 (6.88%) HTML5
9 13 (5.26%) AngularJS
10 12 (4.86%) Ajax
11 10 (4.05%) LINQ
11 10 (4.05%) Entity Framework
11 10 (4.05%) XML
11 10 (4.05%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (2.43%) CSS3
13 5 (2.02%) NHibernate
14 4 (1.62%) WinForms
14 4 (1.62%) Web Services
14 4 (1.62%) Dapper ORM
15 3 (1.21%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.12%) Computer Science
2 8 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.43%) Open Source
3 6 (2.43%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.62%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.62%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (1.21%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (1.21%) EPoS
6 2 (0.81%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.40%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.40%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 95 (38.46%) Windows
2 25 (10.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (8.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (5.26%) Android
5 10 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (4.05%) Linux
6 5 (2.02%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.21%) Windows Vista
7 3 (1.21%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (22.27%) MVC
3 43 (17.41%) TDD
4 34 (13.77%) OO
5 27 (10.93%) Web Development
6 23 (9.31%) BDD
7 21 (8.50%) Scrum
8 17 (6.88%) Software Engineering
9 16 (6.48%) OOP
9 16 (6.48%) Network Architecture
10 14 (5.67%) ITIL
11 13 (5.26%) Mentoring
12 11 (4.45%) Project Management
13 8 (3.24%) OOD
14 5 (2.02%) PRINCE2
14 5 (2.02%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (2.02%) Software Testing
14 5 (2.02%) TOGAF
14 5 (2.02%) Waterfall
14 5 (2.02%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 99 (40.08%) C#
2 35 (14.17%) JavaScript
3 28 (11.34%) SQL
4 20 (8.10%) VB
4 20 (8.10%) VB6
5 17 (6.88%) VB.NET
6 12 (4.86%) Java
7 9 (3.64%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.02%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.62%) Python
10 3 (1.21%) XAML
10 3 (1.21%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 65 (26.32%) Degree
2 36 (14.57%) MCP
3 6 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (2.43%) CCNA
4 4 (1.62%) JNCIA
5 3 (1.21%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.21%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.81%) MCSE
6 2 (0.81%) MCSA
6 2 (0.81%) CCNP
7 1 (0.40%) PMP
7 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.40%) MCTS
7 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.40%) ISEB
7 1 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.62%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.21%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (12.15%) Active Directory
2 22 (8.91%) IMail Server
3 17 (6.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (6.48%) VMware Server
5 4 (1.62%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.21%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.81%) XenServer
8 1 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (1.21%) SCCM
1 3 (1.21%) SCOM
2 2 (0.81%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.40%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 25 (10.12%) VMware
2 11 (4.45%) Cisco
3 7 (2.83%) Citrix
4 6 (2.43%) HP
5 5 (2.02%) ServiceNow
6 4 (1.62%) ForgeRock
6 4 (1.62%) Akamai
6 4 (1.62%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.62%) Remedy
6 4 (1.62%) Juniper
7 3 (1.21%) Mitel
8 1 (0.40%) Panasonic
8 1 (0.40%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.40%) Apple
8 1 (0.40%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.40%) Sophos
8 1 (0.40%) Dell
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Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: £30,000 per annum neg.
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