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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 17.14% 9.43% 5.77%
As % of the Vendors category 46.15% 17.86% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 3
Average salary £75,000 £38,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+97.36% -41.53%
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
13 28 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 37.14% 52.83% 36.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 7
Average salary £75,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.89% +35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 14 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Sussex

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
3 6 (27.27%) Citrix
4 5 (22.73%) Data Mining
4 5 (22.73%) ETL
4 5 (22.73%) C#
4 5 (22.73%) .NET
4 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
4 5 (22.73%) MS Project
4 5 (22.73%) MS Office
4 5 (22.73%) VMware
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Marketing
4 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
4 5 (22.73%) QA
4 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (22.73%) jQuery
4 5 (22.73%) Campaign Management
5 4 (18.18%) Mathematics
5 4 (18.18%) SDLC
5 4 (18.18%) CSS3
5 4 (18.18%) Office 365
5 4 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (18.18%) System Testing
5 4 (18.18%) HTML5
5 4 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (18.18%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (18.18%) Advertising

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
1 5 (22.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP CO
1 2 (9.09%) SAP FI
1 2 (9.09%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (9.09%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
1 3 (13.64%) Skype
2 2 (9.09%) LAN
2 2 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Data Mining
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Marketing
3 4 (18.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Project Manager
1 5 (22.73%) Senior Manager
1 5 (22.73%) Senior Project Manager
1 5 (22.73%) Senior Technical Manager
1 5 (22.73%) Senior Technical Project Manager
1 5 (22.73%) Technical Manager
1 5 (22.73%) Technical Project Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Pensions Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.64%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) SAP FI/CO Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
1 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
1 5 (22.73%) jQuery
2 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 4 (18.18%) CSS
2 4 (18.18%) CSS3
2 4 (18.18%) HTML
2 4 (18.18%) HTML5
3 1 (4.55%) Ajax
3 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.55%) WCF
3 1 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Mathematics
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (22.73%) Campaign Management
1 5 (22.73%) ETL
2 4 (18.18%) SDLC
2 4 (18.18%) System Testing
2 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (4.55%) BCP
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) High Availability
4 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.55%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) C#
2 4 (18.18%) C
2 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) VB
3 1 (4.55%) VB6
3 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) ISEB
1 4 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (13.64%) vSphere
3 3 (13.64%) XenApp
3 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.55%) Xen
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Citrix
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco
3 3 (13.64%) HP
3 3 (13.64%) Meraki
3 3 (13.64%) ProCurve
3 3 (13.64%) Veeam
4 2 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (4.55%) Intel