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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 13 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 22.03% 12.50% 16.48%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 54.55% 30.61%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 14
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -42.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £27,500 £39,700
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £53,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
39 11 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 66.10% 22.92% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 46
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 September 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Sussex

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 8 (36.36%) Windows
3 7 (31.82%) MS Office
4 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (22.73%) Banking
5 5 (22.73%) Retail
5 5 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
5 5 (22.73%) Finance
5 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
5 5 (22.73%) SAS
6 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
6 4 (18.18%) C#
6 4 (18.18%) .NET
6 4 (18.18%) Migration
6 4 (18.18%) VMware
6 4 (18.18%) Network Security
6 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (13.64%) Office 365
7 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 3 (13.64%) IIS
8 2 (9.09%) C

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 5 (22.73%) SAS
1 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.64%) IIS
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 7 (31.82%) MS Office
3 5 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Network Security
2 2 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 2 (9.09%) VoIP
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) SAN
2 2 (9.09%) H.323
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.55%) OLAP
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
1 5 (22.73%) Banking
1 5 (22.73%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Solutions Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Customer Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Leader
4 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Project Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Project Leader
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Database Developer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
1 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
1 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
2 2 (9.09%) jQuery
2 2 (9.09%) HTML5
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) Classic ASP
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) CSS3
3 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 2 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Migration
1 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) OO
3 2 (9.09%) OOD
3 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.09%) Network Design
3 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (9.09%) System Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Mobile Development
3 2 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (4.55%) Information Management
4 1 (4.55%) Change Control
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.55%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
3 2 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) MCSE
1 2 (9.09%) MCSA
1 2 (9.09%) ISEB
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) vSphere
4 1 (4.55%) UAG
4 1 (4.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) SonicWALL
2 2 (9.09%) Veeam
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Avaya
2 2 (9.09%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Intel
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
Sussex
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