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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 17 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 119 82 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 12.37% 9.88% 8.42%
As % of the Vendors category 43.43% 33.61% 34.86%
Number of salaries quoted 117 77 70
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 £22,500 £24,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £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
274 244 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 28.48% 29.40% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 239 201 184
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 £24,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 28 November 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Brighton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 158 (57.04%) MS Excel
2 125 (45.13%) .NET
3 119 (42.96%) C#
4 115 (41.52%) ASP.NET
5 104 (37.55%) SQL Server
6 91 (32.85%) Agile Software Development
7 89 (32.13%) Windows
8 77 (27.80%) Degree
9 67 (24.19%) SQL
10 56 (20.22%) HTML
10 56 (20.22%) Visual Studio
10 56 (20.22%) MVC
11 55 (19.86%) TDD
12 48 (17.33%) Internet
13 46 (16.61%) VMware
14 45 (16.25%) XML
15 41 (14.80%) MS Office
16 40 (14.44%) JavaScript
16 40 (14.44%) VB
16 40 (14.44%) Team Foundation Server
17 37 (13.36%) MS Exchange
18 36 (13.00%) SMTP
18 36 (13.00%) Front Office
18 36 (13.00%) IMail Server
19 34 (12.27%) BDD
19 34 (12.27%) .NET Framework
20 33 (11.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 33 (11.91%) VB6
20 33 (11.91%) VB.NET
21 30 (10.83%) SQL Server Integration Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (13.36%) MS Exchange
2 14 (5.05%) IIS
3 13 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (2.89%) Lync
5 8 (2.89%) CMS
5 8 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (2.53%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.08%) Kentico
9 1 (0.36%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 158 (57.04%) MS Excel
2 41 (14.80%) MS Office
3 2 (0.72%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.08%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.36%) Tridion
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (1.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (17.33%) Internet
2 36 (13.00%) SMTP
3 18 (6.50%) VoIP
3 18 (6.50%) TCP/IP
4 16 (5.78%) DNS
4 16 (5.78%) DHCP
5 14 (5.05%) VPN
6 13 (4.69%) DSL
6 13 (4.69%) FTP
6 13 (4.69%) SSH
6 13 (4.69%) VLAN
6 13 (4.69%) Wireshark
6 13 (4.69%) Cisco IOS
6 13 (4.69%) OpenVPN
7 10 (3.61%) WAN
8 9 (3.25%) LAN
9 5 (1.81%) Firewall
10 4 (1.44%) Unified Communications
11 3 (1.08%) NetScaler
11 3 (1.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (37.55%) SQL Server
2 33 (11.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (10.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (9.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 25 (9.03%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 19 (6.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (6.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (4.69%) MySQL
7 8 (2.89%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.36%) MS Access
11 1 (0.36%) OLAP
11 1 (0.36%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 56 (20.22%) Visual Studio
2 40 (14.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (4.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (4.33%) Selenium
4 8 (2.89%) Subversion
5 7 (2.53%) Visual Studio Team System
5 7 (2.53%) NUnit
5 7 (2.53%) SpecFlow
6 6 (2.17%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.17%) Moq
6 6 (2.17%) Hudson
7 3 (1.08%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.36%) JIRA
General
1 36 (13.00%) Front Office
2 18 (6.50%) Finance
3 17 (6.14%) Dutch Language
3 17 (6.14%) German Language
4 5 (1.81%) Marketing
5 4 (1.44%) Games
6 2 (0.72%) Advertising
6 2 (0.72%) Publishing
7 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.36%) Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 130 (46.93%) Developer
2 75 (27.08%) Analyst
3 72 (25.99%) .NET Developer
4 54 (19.49%) Support Analyst
5 40 (14.44%) Support Engineer
6 39 (14.08%) C# Developer
7 30 (10.83%) IT Support
8 28 (10.11%) Systems Engineer
9 27 (9.75%) Agile .NET Developer
10 25 (9.03%) Applications Support
10 25 (9.03%) Systems Support
11 24 (8.66%) Systems Support Engineer
12 23 (8.30%) C# .NET Developer
13 20 (7.22%) Systems Support Analyst
13 20 (7.22%) Systems Analyst
14 19 (6.86%) Senior Developer
15 18 (6.50%) IT Support Analyst
16 16 (5.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 15 (5.42%) Administrator
17 15 (5.42%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (45.13%) .NET
2 115 (41.52%) ASP.NET
3 56 (20.22%) HTML
4 45 (16.25%) XML
5 34 (12.27%) .NET Framework
6 27 (9.75%) Web Services
6 27 (9.75%) WCF
7 26 (9.39%) jQuery
8 22 (7.94%) CSS
9 14 (5.05%) SOAP
9 14 (5.05%) LINQ
10 13 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (4.69%) LAMP
11 10 (3.61%) XSD
11 10 (3.61%) WSDL
12 7 (2.53%) WinForms
13 5 (1.81%) HTML5
14 4 (1.44%) XSL
14 4 (1.44%) XSLT
15 3 (1.08%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.66%) Computer Science
2 4 (1.44%) Data Integration
3 3 (1.08%) Social Media
3 3 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (0.72%) FlexPod
4 2 (0.72%) Visualisation
4 2 (0.72%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.36%) Biometrics
5 1 (0.36%) Replication
5 1 (0.36%) Clustering
5 1 (0.36%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (0.36%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.36%) Copywriting
5 1 (0.36%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 89 (32.13%) Windows
2 28 (10.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (8.30%) Linux
4 19 (6.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.17%) Android
7 3 (1.08%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.08%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (32.85%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (20.22%) MVC
3 55 (19.86%) TDD
4 34 (12.27%) BDD
5 27 (9.75%) Web Development
6 17 (6.14%) Software Testing
7 16 (5.78%) Scrum
8 12 (4.33%) Test Management
8 12 (4.33%) Test Planning
9 8 (2.89%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (2.89%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (2.89%) Network Architecture
9 8 (2.89%) E-Commerce
10 7 (2.53%) OO
10 7 (2.53%) Software Engineering
10 7 (2.53%) Waterfall
11 6 (2.17%) Content Management
11 6 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (1.81%) Project Management
12 5 (1.81%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 119 (42.96%) C#
2 67 (24.19%) SQL
3 40 (14.44%) VB
3 40 (14.44%) JavaScript
4 33 (11.91%) VB.NET
4 33 (11.91%) VB6
5 21 (7.58%) T-SQL
6 18 (6.50%) Bash Shell
7 17 (6.14%) PHP
8 8 (2.89%) Java
9 7 (2.53%) C++
10 5 (1.81%) VBScript
10 5 (1.81%) Python
11 4 (1.44%) XAML
11 4 (1.44%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.08%) VC++
13 2 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 77 (27.80%) Degree
2 16 (5.78%) MCP
3 12 (4.33%) ISEB
4 6 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.44%) CCNA
6 3 (1.08%) MCSA
6 3 (1.08%) CCNP
6 3 (1.08%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.72%) VTSP
7 2 (0.72%) CCDP
7 2 (0.72%) MCSE
8 1 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.36%) HND
8 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.36%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 36 (13.00%) IMail Server
2 28 (10.11%) Active Directory
3 25 (9.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (4.69%) Postfix
5 8 (2.89%) VMware Server
6 7 (2.53%) Terminal Services
7 6 (2.17%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.44%) Hyper-V
9 3 (1.08%) XenApp
9 3 (1.08%) vSphere
10 1 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (4.33%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (1.08%) SCOrch
2 3 (1.08%) XenMobile
2 3 (1.08%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.08%) WSUS
3 1 (0.36%) SCCM
3 1 (0.36%) SCOM
3 1 (0.36%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 46 (16.61%) VMware
2 26 (9.39%) Cisco
3 21 (7.58%) Citrix
4 20 (7.22%) HP
5 13 (4.69%) Polycom
6 8 (2.89%) NetApp
7 7 (2.53%) EMC
8 5 (1.81%) IBM
9 3 (1.08%) Veritas
9 3 (1.08%) McAfee
9 3 (1.08%) Google
9 3 (1.08%) Dell
9 3 (1.08%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.08%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.72%) Adobe
11 1 (0.36%) Vignette
11 1 (0.36%) Progress
11 1 (0.36%) Mitel
11 1 (0.36%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.36%) Panasonic
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