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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 27 27 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 79 130 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 9.16% 10.09% 14.07%
As % of the Vendors category 31.35% 41.94% 43.13%
Number of salaries quoted 74 110 104
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £24,900 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
252 310 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 29.23% 24.07% 32.63%
Number of salaries quoted 213 241 227
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 2 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Brighton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 127 (60.77%) MS Excel
2 86 (41.15%) C#
3 77 (36.84%) .NET
4 75 (35.89%) Windows
5 61 (29.19%) ASP.NET
6 60 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (25.36%) Degree
8 50 (23.92%) MVC
9 47 (22.49%) MS Office
10 40 (19.14%) SQL Server
10 40 (19.14%) jQuery
11 39 (18.66%) OO
12 36 (17.22%) Visual Studio
13 33 (15.79%) Internet
14 31 (14.83%) Front Office
14 31 (14.83%) SMTP
14 31 (14.83%) TDD
14 31 (14.83%) IMail Server
15 28 (13.40%) JavaScript
16 25 (11.96%) HTML
17 24 (11.48%) .NET Framework
17 24 (11.48%) CSS
18 21 (10.05%) Team Foundation Server
19 20 (9.57%) Finance
19 20 (9.57%) MCP
20 19 (9.09%) Active Directory
20 19 (9.09%) Computer Science
20 19 (9.09%) Software Engineering
21 18 (8.61%) WCF
21 18 (8.61%) Scrum

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 16 (7.66%) MS Exchange
1 16 (7.66%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.87%) Lync
6 5 (2.39%) IIS
7 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.48%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 127 (60.77%) MS Excel
2 47 (22.49%) MS Office
3 11 (5.26%) MS Project
4 2 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.91%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.87%) SaaS
3 5 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.48%) PaaS
4 1 (0.48%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (15.79%) Internet
2 31 (14.83%) SMTP
3 11 (5.26%) WAN
4 7 (3.35%) LAN
4 7 (3.35%) MPLS
5 6 (2.87%) Unified Communications
6 5 (2.39%) GoToMeeting
6 5 (2.39%) Firewall
6 5 (2.39%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.96%) DNS
7 2 (0.96%) WLAN
8 1 (0.48%) VoIP
8 1 (0.48%) SSL
8 1 (0.48%) SAN
8 1 (0.48%) Wireless
8 1 (0.48%) SSH
8 1 (0.48%) VLAN
8 1 (0.48%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.48%) NAS
8 1 (0.48%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (19.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 11 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 5 (2.39%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.39%) MS Access
3 5 (2.39%) Data Mining
4 4 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.96%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.48%) Big Data
6 1 (0.48%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.48%) MySQL
6 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 36 (17.22%) Visual Studio
2 21 (10.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (6.70%) Eclipse
4 10 (4.78%) NUnit
4 10 (4.78%) Moq
5 7 (3.35%) JIRA
6 2 (0.96%) Subversion
6 2 (0.96%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.96%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.48%) Trac
7 1 (0.48%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.48%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (14.83%) Front Office
2 20 (9.57%) Finance
3 17 (8.13%) German Language
4 15 (7.18%) Dutch Language
5 9 (4.31%) Back Office
6 3 (1.44%) Marketing
7 2 (0.96%) Games
8 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.48%) Law
8 1 (0.48%) Greek Language
8 1 (0.48%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 82 (39.23%) Developer
2 57 (27.27%) C# Developer
3 40 (19.14%) .NET Developer
4 36 (17.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (11.96%) IT Support
5 25 (11.96%) Analyst
5 25 (11.96%) Support Engineer
6 24 (11.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (10.05%) Senior Developer
8 19 (9.09%) Support Analyst
9 17 (8.13%) Senior .NET Developer
10 16 (7.66%) IT Support Analyst
10 16 (7.66%) Consultant
11 15 (7.18%) Programmer
11 15 (7.18%) Applications Support
11 15 (7.18%) C# Programmer
12 14 (6.70%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 14 (6.70%) Software Programmer
12 14 (6.70%) 1st Line Support
13 12 (5.74%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (36.84%) .NET
2 61 (29.19%) ASP.NET
3 40 (19.14%) jQuery
4 25 (11.96%) HTML
5 24 (11.48%) CSS
5 24 (11.48%) .NET Framework
6 18 (8.61%) AngularJS
6 18 (8.61%) WCF
7 16 (7.66%) Entity Framework
7 16 (7.66%) HTML5
8 15 (7.18%) Ajax
9 10 (4.78%) NHibernate
9 10 (4.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (4.78%) Web Services
9 10 (4.78%) WinForms
9 10 (4.78%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (4.31%) Dapper ORM
11 7 (3.35%) CSS3
12 5 (2.39%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (0.96%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 9 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.87%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.91%) Enterprise Cloud
4 4 (1.91%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.48%) Statistics
5 1 (0.48%) EPoS
5 1 (0.48%) Biometrics
5 1 (0.48%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.48%) Copywriting
5 1 (0.48%) Social Media
5 1 (0.48%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 75 (35.89%) Windows
2 16 (7.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (6.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (5.26%) Android
5 6 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.39%) Linux
7 4 (1.91%) Windows Vista
7 4 (1.91%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.44%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (23.92%) MVC
3 39 (18.66%) OO
4 31 (14.83%) TDD
5 19 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 18 (8.61%) Scrum
7 17 (8.13%) Web Development
8 16 (7.66%) BDD
9 15 (7.18%) OOP
10 14 (6.70%) Project Management
11 13 (6.22%) OOD
12 12 (5.74%) ITIL
13 11 (5.26%) Mentoring
14 9 (4.31%) Waterfall
14 9 (4.31%) Network Architecture
14 9 (4.31%) Business Analysis
15 8 (3.83%) Data Protection
16 5 (2.39%) Technical Architecture
16 5 (2.39%) PRINCE2
16 5 (2.39%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 86 (41.15%) C#
2 28 (13.40%) JavaScript
3 17 (8.13%) SQL
4 12 (5.74%) Java
5 7 (3.35%) VB
5 7 (3.35%) VB6
6 6 (2.87%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.39%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.48%) Python
8 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.48%) PHP
Qualifications
1 53 (25.36%) Degree
2 20 (9.57%) MCP
3 8 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.39%) CCNA
4 5 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.91%) JNCIA
6 3 (1.44%) MCSE
7 2 (0.96%) MCSA
7 2 (0.96%) ISEB
7 2 (0.96%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.48%) MCTS
8 1 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.48%) PMP
8 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.48%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.91%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.96%) SLA
3 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 31 (14.83%) IMail Server
2 19 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 11 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (4.31%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.96%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.48%) XenServer
6 1 (0.48%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (0.48%) SCCM
1 1 (0.48%) SCOM
1 1 (0.48%) vMotion
Vendors
1 15 (7.18%) VMware
2 10 (4.78%) Cisco
3 5 (2.39%) HP
3 5 (2.39%) Citrix
3 5 (2.39%) Google
3 5 (2.39%) ServiceNow
4 4 (1.91%) ForgeRock
4 4 (1.91%) Akamai
4 4 (1.91%) Remedy
4 4 (1.91%) Sitecore
4 4 (1.91%) Juniper
5 2 (0.96%) Facebook
5 2 (0.96%) Twitter
6 1 (0.48%) Apple
6 1 (0.48%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.48%) Panasonic
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