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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 17 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 153 95 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 13.42% 14.01% 14.04%
As % of the Vendors category 47.37% 39.42% 44.28%
Number of salaries quoted 133 89 118
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 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,400 £46,000
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
323 241 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 28.33% 35.55% 31.70%
Number of salaries quoted 279 211 250
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,400 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £46,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 18 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Brighton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 157 (58.15%) MS Excel
2 115 (42.59%) C#
2 115 (42.59%) .NET
3 104 (38.52%) SQL Server
4 102 (37.78%) ASP.NET
5 91 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
6 79 (29.26%) Degree
7 78 (28.89%) Windows
8 61 (22.59%) Visual Studio
8 61 (22.59%) SQL
9 56 (20.74%) TDD
10 54 (20.00%) HTML
10 54 (20.00%) Internet
11 45 (16.67%) Front Office
11 45 (16.67%) SMTP
11 45 (16.67%) IMail Server
12 43 (15.93%) XML
13 38 (14.07%) MVC
14 34 (12.59%) VB
14 34 (12.59%) Team Foundation Server
14 34 (12.59%) BDD
15 31 (11.48%) JavaScript
15 31 (11.48%) Web Services
16 30 (11.11%) VMware
17 29 (10.74%) MS Exchange
18 28 (10.37%) VB.NET
19 27 (10.00%) .NET Framework
19 27 (10.00%) Computer Science
19 27 (10.00%) VB6
20 25 (9.26%) MS Office

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 29 (10.74%) MS Exchange
2 13 (4.81%) IIS
3 6 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.11%) CMS
7 2 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.74%) Lync
7 2 (0.74%) SAS
8 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.37%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 157 (58.15%) MS Excel
2 25 (9.26%) MS Office
3 4 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.74%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.48%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.74%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.37%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.22%) SaaS
2 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 54 (20.00%) Internet
2 45 (16.67%) SMTP
3 13 (4.81%) VLAN
3 13 (4.81%) DNS
3 13 (4.81%) DHCP
4 11 (4.07%) Cisco IOS
4 11 (4.07%) Wireshark
4 11 (4.07%) SSH
4 11 (4.07%) VoIP
4 11 (4.07%) TCP/IP
4 11 (4.07%) VPN
4 11 (4.07%) DSL
4 11 (4.07%) FTP
4 11 (4.07%) OpenVPN
5 8 (2.96%) WAN
6 7 (2.59%) Firewall
6 7 (2.59%) LAN
7 5 (1.85%) SAN
8 3 (1.11%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (38.52%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (8.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (8.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (8.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (6.30%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 11 (4.07%) MySQL
8 6 (2.22%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.74%) MS Access
11 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.74%) QlikView
12 1 (0.37%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 61 (22.59%) Visual Studio
2 34 (12.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (4.44%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (4.44%) Selenium
4 11 (4.07%) Subversion
5 10 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
5 10 (3.70%) SpecFlow
5 10 (3.70%) NUnit
6 9 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 9 (3.33%) Hudson
7 6 (2.22%) Eclipse
General
1 45 (16.67%) Front Office
2 24 (8.89%) Dutch Language
2 24 (8.89%) German Language
3 22 (8.15%) Finance
4 4 (1.48%) Marketing
5 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.37%) Banking
6 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.37%) Law
6 1 (0.37%) Advertising
6 1 (0.37%) Publishing
6 1 (0.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 124 (45.93%) Developer
2 90 (33.33%) Analyst
3 65 (24.07%) Support Analyst
4 56 (20.74%) .NET Developer
5 46 (17.04%) C# Developer
6 32 (11.85%) Systems Engineer
7 30 (11.11%) Support Engineer
7 30 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 29 (10.74%) Systems Support
9 28 (10.37%) Systems Support Engineer
10 27 (10.00%) Agile .NET Developer
11 25 (9.26%) Systems Support Analyst
11 25 (9.26%) Systems Analyst
12 20 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 20 (7.41%) Applications Support
13 19 (7.04%) Software Developer
14 18 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
14 18 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
14 18 (6.67%) Administrator
14 18 (6.67%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (42.59%) .NET
2 102 (37.78%) ASP.NET
3 54 (20.00%) HTML
4 43 (15.93%) XML
5 31 (11.48%) Web Services
6 27 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 21 (7.78%) jQuery
8 20 (7.41%) WCF
9 14 (5.19%) CSS
9 14 (5.19%) SOAP
10 12 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (4.07%) LAMP
12 10 (3.70%) XSD
12 10 (3.70%) WSDL
12 10 (3.70%) WinForms
12 10 (3.70%) LINQ
13 6 (2.22%) Ajax
14 4 (1.48%) XSL
14 4 (1.48%) XSLT
15 3 (1.11%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.48%) Social Media
3 4 (1.48%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.48%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.11%) Clustering
5 2 (0.74%) FlexPod
5 2 (0.74%) Data Extraction
5 2 (0.74%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.74%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.74%) Copywriting
6 1 (0.37%) Replication
6 1 (0.37%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.37%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 78 (28.89%) Windows
2 15 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (4.81%) Linux
4 9 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (2.22%) Android
6 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.74%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (20.74%) TDD
3 38 (14.07%) MVC
4 34 (12.59%) BDD
5 20 (7.41%) Web Development
6 17 (6.30%) Scrum
7 13 (4.81%) Software Engineering
8 12 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (4.44%) Test Planning
8 12 (4.44%) Software Testing
8 12 (4.44%) Test Management
9 11 (4.07%) OO
10 9 (3.33%) Automation Testing
11 7 (2.59%) Project Management
12 6 (2.22%) Waterfall
13 5 (1.85%) ITIL
13 5 (1.85%) Performance Tuning
14 4 (1.48%) User Stories
14 4 (1.48%) SSADM
14 4 (1.48%) UML
Programming Languages
1 115 (42.59%) C#
2 61 (22.59%) SQL
3 34 (12.59%) VB
4 31 (11.48%) JavaScript
5 28 (10.37%) VB.NET
6 27 (10.00%) VB6
7 17 (6.30%) T-SQL
8 15 (5.56%) PHP
9 14 (5.19%) C++
10 13 (4.81%) Java
11 11 (4.07%) Bash Shell
12 9 (3.33%) VC++
13 5 (1.85%) VBScript
14 3 (1.11%) XAML
14 3 (1.11%) VBA
15 2 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 79 (29.26%) Degree
2 12 (4.44%) ISEB
3 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.11%) MCSA
4 2 (0.74%) VTSP
4 2 (0.74%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.74%) MCSE
4 2 (0.74%) CCNP
4 2 (0.74%) CCDP
4 2 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.37%) MCITP
5 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.37%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.37%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.11%) SLA
2 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 45 (16.67%) IMail Server
2 18 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 13 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (4.07%) Postfix
5 6 (2.22%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.85%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.48%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.11%) XenApp
8 3 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.11%) SCOrch
2 3 (1.11%) XenMobile
3 2 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.74%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.74%) WSUS
4 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (11.11%) VMware
2 20 (7.41%) Cisco
2 20 (7.41%) HP
3 17 (6.30%) Citrix
4 11 (4.07%) Polycom
5 7 (2.59%) NetApp
6 5 (1.85%) IBM
6 5 (1.85%) Adobe
7 4 (1.48%) EMC
8 2 (0.74%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.74%) Dell
8 2 (0.74%) Veritas
8 2 (0.74%) McAfee
8 2 (0.74%) Google
9 1 (0.37%) Vignette
9 1 (0.37%) Progress
9 1 (0.37%) Ektron
9 1 (0.37%) Panasonic
Brighton
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago