The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 18 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 187 136 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 13.24% 17.28% 19.34%
As % of the Vendors category 45.50% 48.23% 54.50%
Number of salaries quoted 159 123 192
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,000 £57,350
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Microsoft
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

Vendors Category
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
411 282 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 29.11% 35.83% 35.49%
Number of salaries quoted 348 247 350
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Microsoft
Salary Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the East Sussex region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in East Sussex

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in East Sussex

Microsoft
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton 0 162 £35,000 -12.50% 10
Lewes -2 11 £27,500 -33.73% 1
Eastbourne -10 5 £39,250 -11.29%
Bexhill-On-Sea -5 1 - -
Hove - 1 £19,000 -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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.

1 168 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 127 (41.23%) SQL Server
3 122 (39.61%) C#
4 120 (38.96%) .NET
5 106 (34.42%) ASP.NET
6 96 (31.17%) Windows
7 90 (29.22%) Degree
8 83 (26.95%) SQL
9 72 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
10 68 (22.08%) Visual Studio
11 60 (19.48%) TDD
12 56 (18.18%) HTML
13 54 (17.53%) Internet
14 45 (14.61%) XML
15 44 (14.29%) SMTP
15 44 (14.29%) Front Office
15 44 (14.29%) IMail Server
16 42 (13.64%) MVC
17 37 (12.01%) MS Office
18 35 (11.36%) JavaScript
18 35 (11.36%) MS Exchange
18 35 (11.36%) Computer Science
18 35 (11.36%) BDD
19 33 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
19 33 (10.71%) VB
20 30 (9.74%) .NET Framework
21 29 (9.42%) VB6
21 29 (9.42%) VMware
21 29 (9.42%) SQL Server 2008
21 29 (9.42%) jQuery

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 35 (11.36%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.90%) IIS
3 4 (1.30%) SAS
4 3 (0.97%) CMS
4 3 (0.97%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 168 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 37 (12.01%) MS Office
3 4 (1.30%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.65%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.62%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.65%) Tridion
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.95%) SaaS
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 54 (17.53%) Internet
2 44 (14.29%) SMTP
3 13 (4.22%) VLAN
3 13 (4.22%) SAN
4 12 (3.90%) TCP/IP
5 11 (3.57%) DHCP
5 11 (3.57%) FTP
5 11 (3.57%) DSL
5 11 (3.57%) VPN
5 11 (3.57%) VoIP
5 11 (3.57%) DNS
5 11 (3.57%) SSH
5 11 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
5 11 (3.57%) Wireshark
5 11 (3.57%) OpenVPN
6 7 (2.27%) WAN
7 6 (1.95%) LAN
7 6 (1.95%) Firewall
8 3 (0.97%) NAS
9 1 (0.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (41.23%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (8.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (7.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (7.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 23 (7.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (4.87%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 15 (4.87%) Relational Database
7 11 (3.57%) MySQL
8 7 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.30%) QlikView
10 3 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.65%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 68 (22.08%) Visual Studio
2 33 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (4.55%) SpecFlow
3 14 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
3 14 (4.55%) Subversion
3 14 (4.55%) NUnit
4 13 (4.22%) Hudson
4 13 (4.22%) Jenkins
5 11 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
5 11 (3.57%) Selenium
6 8 (2.60%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.32%) StarTeam
General
1 44 (14.29%) Front Office
2 25 (8.12%) Dutch Language
2 25 (8.12%) German Language
3 24 (7.79%) Finance
4 6 (1.95%) Marketing
5 2 (0.65%) Advertising
5 2 (0.65%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.32%) Electronics
6 1 (0.32%) Law
6 1 (0.32%) Legal
6 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 137 (44.48%) Developer
2 105 (34.09%) Analyst
3 64 (20.78%) Support Analyst
4 53 (17.21%) .NET Developer
5 48 (15.58%) C# Developer
6 29 (9.42%) Systems Engineer
6 29 (9.42%) C# .NET Developer
7 28 (9.09%) Support Engineer
8 27 (8.77%) Administrator
9 26 (8.44%) Software Developer
9 26 (8.44%) Agile .NET Developer
10 25 (8.12%) Systems Analyst
11 24 (7.79%) Systems Support Engineer
11 24 (7.79%) Systems Support
12 23 (7.47%) Systems Support Analyst
13 22 (7.14%) DBA
14 20 (6.49%) IT Administrator
14 20 (6.49%) SQL DBA
15 18 (5.84%) Applications Support
16 17 (5.52%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (38.96%) .NET
2 106 (34.42%) ASP.NET
3 56 (18.18%) HTML
4 45 (14.61%) XML
5 30 (9.74%) .NET Framework
6 29 (9.42%) jQuery
7 28 (9.09%) Web Services
8 18 (5.84%) WCF
9 17 (5.52%) LINQ
10 16 (5.19%) SOAP
11 14 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (4.55%) CSS
11 14 (4.55%) WinForms
12 11 (3.57%) LAMP
13 9 (2.92%) WSDL
13 9 (2.92%) XSD
14 8 (2.60%) Ajax
15 5 (1.62%) AngularJS
15 5 (1.62%) KnockoutJS
16 4 (1.30%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.36%) Computer Science
2 8 (2.60%) Clustering
3 7 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.95%) Social Media
5 4 (1.30%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.30%) Data Extraction
6 3 (0.97%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.65%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.65%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.65%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.32%) Replication
8 1 (0.32%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.32%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.32%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.32%) PMI
8 1 (0.32%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.32%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 96 (31.17%) Windows
2 21 (6.82%) Linux
3 11 (3.57%) Android
4 10 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.30%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.97%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.65%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (19.48%) TDD
3 42 (13.64%) MVC
4 35 (11.36%) BDD
5 23 (7.47%) Data Management
6 21 (6.82%) Scrum
7 19 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (5.52%) Web Development
9 14 (4.55%) OO
9 14 (4.55%) Software Engineering
10 12 (3.90%) ERP
11 11 (3.57%) Project Management
11 11 (3.57%) Software Testing
11 11 (3.57%) Test Management
12 10 (3.25%) Waterfall
12 10 (3.25%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (2.92%) Database Tuning
13 9 (2.92%) Automation Testing
14 7 (2.27%) Performance Monitoring
15 6 (1.95%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 122 (39.61%) C#
2 83 (26.95%) SQL
3 35 (11.36%) JavaScript
4 33 (10.71%) VB
5 29 (9.42%) VB6
6 23 (7.47%) VB.NET
7 18 (5.84%) PHP
8 15 (4.87%) T-SQL
9 14 (4.55%) Java
9 14 (4.55%) C++
10 11 (3.57%) Bash Shell
11 9 (2.92%) VC++
12 6 (1.95%) VBScript
13 3 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 90 (29.22%) Degree
2 18 (5.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (4.87%) MCDBA
4 11 (3.57%) ISEB
5 3 (0.97%) MCSA
6 2 (0.65%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.65%) MCSE
7 1 (0.32%) HND
7 1 (0.32%) CCNA
7 1 (0.32%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.27%) SLA
2 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (14.29%) IMail Server
2 22 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.57%) Postfix
4 8 (2.60%) VMware ESX
5 7 (2.27%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (1.30%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (9.42%) VMware
2 14 (4.55%) Citrix
2 14 (4.55%) HP
3 12 (3.90%) Infor
3 12 (3.90%) Cisco
3 12 (3.90%) SAP
3 12 (3.90%) Oracle
4 11 (3.57%) Polycom
5 7 (2.27%) Adobe
6 3 (0.97%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.65%) Ektron
7 2 (0.65%) Vignette
8 1 (0.32%) Google
8 1 (0.32%) Progress
8 1 (0.32%) Cognos
8 1 (0.32%) Borland
8 1 (0.32%) Dell
8 1 (0.32%) Panasonic
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £43300.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
LEO Learning
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Brighton
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago