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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 27 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 81 156 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 9.74% 12.75% 14.19%
As % of the Vendors category 36.16% 49.37% 42.44%
Number of salaries quoted 75 130 95
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
224 316 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 26.92% 25.82% 33.43%
Number of salaries quoted 202 264 207
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 4 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Brighton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 124 (63.27%) MS Excel
2 73 (37.24%) C#
3 71 (36.22%) .NET
4 66 (33.67%) Windows
5 56 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 54 (27.55%) Degree
7 53 (27.04%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (25.00%) MVC
9 48 (24.49%) MS Office
10 38 (19.39%) Internet
11 37 (18.88%) SQL Server
12 36 (18.37%) jQuery
13 35 (17.86%) IMail Server
13 35 (17.86%) SMTP
13 35 (17.86%) Front Office
14 34 (17.35%) Visual Studio
15 28 (14.29%) OO
16 24 (12.24%) .NET Framework
17 23 (11.73%) TDD
18 22 (11.22%) Computer Science
19 19 (9.69%) Dutch Language
20 18 (9.18%) MCP
20 18 (9.18%) JavaScript
20 18 (9.18%) Team Foundation Server
21 17 (8.67%) MS Exchange
21 17 (8.67%) German Language
21 17 (8.67%) Software Engineering
22 16 (8.16%) Finance
22 16 (8.16%) Active Directory
22 16 (8.16%) SQL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 17 (8.67%) MS Exchange
2 16 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (2.55%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.04%) IIS
7 3 (1.53%) Confluence
8 2 (1.02%) Lync
8 2 (1.02%) Facebook Platform
8 2 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 124 (63.27%) MS Excel
2 48 (24.49%) MS Office
3 14 (7.14%) MS Project
4 9 (4.59%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.51%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.53%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.55%) SaaS
3 4 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.51%) PaaS
4 1 (0.51%) Office 365
4 1 (0.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (19.39%) Internet
2 35 (17.86%) SMTP
3 7 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.06%) DNS
4 6 (3.06%) WAN
5 5 (2.55%) GoToMeeting
5 5 (2.55%) LAN
5 5 (2.55%) VoIP
5 5 (2.55%) SSH
5 5 (2.55%) Wireshark
6 3 (1.53%) MPLS
7 2 (1.02%) Firewall
7 2 (1.02%) Wireless
7 2 (1.02%) WLAN
7 2 (1.02%) SSL
7 2 (1.02%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.51%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.51%) SAN
8 1 (0.51%) DHCP
8 1 (0.51%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (18.88%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 12 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (5.61%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 9 (4.59%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.55%) Data Mining
6 5 (2.55%) MS Access
6 5 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.02%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.02%) MySQL
7 2 (1.02%) Big Data
7 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.02%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.51%) QlikView
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (17.35%) Visual Studio
2 18 (9.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (6.63%) Eclipse
4 9 (4.59%) NUnit
4 9 (4.59%) Moq
5 7 (3.57%) JIRA
6 5 (2.55%) ERwin
7 2 (1.02%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (17.86%) Front Office
2 19 (9.69%) Dutch Language
3 17 (8.67%) German Language
4 16 (8.16%) Finance
5 9 (4.59%) Back Office
6 5 (2.55%) Marketing
7 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.51%) Law
7 1 (0.51%) Games
7 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.51%) Greek Language
7 1 (0.51%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 67 (34.18%) Developer
2 44 (22.45%) C# Developer
3 33 (16.84%) .NET Developer
4 29 (14.80%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (14.29%) Analyst
6 26 (13.27%) Support Engineer
7 24 (12.24%) IT Support
8 20 (10.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (10.20%) Consultant
9 19 (9.69%) Support Analyst
10 17 (8.67%) Senior Developer
11 15 (7.65%) Applications Support
11 15 (7.65%) Project Manager
11 15 (7.65%) IT Support Analyst
11 15 (7.65%) Senior .NET Developer
12 14 (7.14%) Programmer
12 14 (7.14%) C# Programmer
13 13 (6.63%) Software Programmer
14 12 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support
14 12 (6.12%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (36.22%) .NET
2 56 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 36 (18.37%) jQuery
4 24 (12.24%) .NET Framework
5 15 (7.65%) HTML
5 15 (7.65%) WCF
6 14 (7.14%) Ajax
6 14 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (6.63%) CSS
7 13 (6.63%) Entity Framework
8 12 (6.12%) AngularJS
9 11 (5.61%) Web Services
10 10 (5.10%) WinForms
11 9 (4.59%) NHibernate
11 9 (4.59%) Dapper ORM
12 8 (4.08%) HTML5
13 7 (3.57%) XML
14 6 (3.06%) CSS3
15 5 (2.55%) ASP.NET Web API
16 4 (2.04%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.22%) Computer Science
2 14 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.53%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (1.53%) PMI
6 1 (0.51%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.51%) Statistics
6 1 (0.51%) Copywriting
6 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.51%) Social Media
6 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 66 (33.67%) Windows
2 16 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (6.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (4.08%) Linux
5 7 (3.57%) Android
6 4 (2.04%) Windows Vista
7 3 (1.53%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.53%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (27.04%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (25.00%) MVC
3 28 (14.29%) OO
4 23 (11.73%) TDD
5 17 (8.67%) Software Engineering
6 15 (7.65%) Project Management
7 14 (7.14%) Web Development
8 13 (6.63%) Scrum
8 13 (6.63%) OOD
8 13 (6.63%) BDD
9 9 (4.59%) Network Architecture
9 9 (4.59%) Waterfall
9 9 (4.59%) Data Protection
9 9 (4.59%) Business Analysis
10 8 (4.08%) PRINCE2
10 8 (4.08%) OOP
11 7 (3.57%) SDLC
12 6 (3.06%) Mentoring
12 6 (3.06%) ITIL
13 4 (2.04%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 73 (37.24%) C#
2 18 (9.18%) JavaScript
3 16 (8.16%) SQL
4 8 (4.08%) Java
5 6 (3.06%) VB
5 6 (3.06%) VB6
6 5 (2.55%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.02%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.02%) PHP
7 2 (1.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 54 (27.55%) Degree
2 18 (9.18%) MCP
3 10 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.04%) PMP
4 4 (2.04%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.53%) MCSE
6 2 (1.02%) MCSA
6 2 (1.02%) CCNA
6 2 (1.02%) ISEB
6 2 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.02%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.51%) CCNP
7 1 (0.51%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.51%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.02%) SLA
2 1 (0.51%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (17.86%) IMail Server
2 16 (8.16%) Active Directory
3 11 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (4.59%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.02%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.51%) XenServer
6 1 (0.51%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (1.02%) SCCM
2 1 (0.51%) SCOM
2 1 (0.51%) vMotion
Vendors
1 13 (6.63%) VMware
2 6 (3.06%) Google
2 6 (3.06%) Cisco
3 5 (2.55%) Citrix
4 4 (2.04%) ServiceNow
5 3 (1.53%) ForgeRock
5 3 (1.53%) Remedy
5 3 (1.53%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.53%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.53%) Akamai
5 3 (1.53%) Facebook
5 3 (1.53%) Twitter
6 2 (1.02%) HP
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle
7 1 (0.51%) Juniper
7 1 (0.51%) Apple
7 1 (0.51%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.51%) Acronis
7 1 (0.51%) Tableau
7 1 (0.51%) Panasonic
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