The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 7 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 13.73% 14.63% 22.99%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 25.53% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 2
Average salary £27,500 £60,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.16% +54.83%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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 Sussex region.

Vendors Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
14 47 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 27.45% 57.32% 50.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 42 22
Average salary £27,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Sussex

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Sussex

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Sussex

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

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Sussex

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) IIS
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) MSMQ
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 2 (25.00%) NUnit
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) ReSharper
4 2 (25.00%) Refactoring
4 2 (25.00%) Unica
4 2 (25.00%) WATIR
4 2 (25.00%) Google Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) Back Office
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (25.00%) Web Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Endeca
4 2 (25.00%) Google

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) Confluence
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Google Analytics
1 2 (25.00%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) RavenDB
3 1 (12.50%) OLTP
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) NUnit
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) ReSharper
1 2 (25.00%) WATIR
1 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (25.00%) Moq
1 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (25.00%) NCrunch
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) WiX
2 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
1 2 (25.00%) Back Office
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Insight Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Build Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Database Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) MSMQ
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) NHibernate
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (25.00%) Spring.NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (25.00%) StructureMap
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (25.00%) Dapper ORM
3 1 (12.50%) COM
3 1 (12.50%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Social Media
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Web Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) OOD
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Customer Insight
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
2 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOrch
2 1 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (12.50%) SCSM
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Intune
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Unica
1 2 (25.00%) Endeca
1 2 (25.00%) Google
1 2 (25.00%) Coremetrics
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe
1 2 (25.00%) RedPrairie