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 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 4 12 2
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 14 2 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 26.42% 5.13% 25.81%
As % of the Vendors category 37.84% 20.00% 48.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 15
Average salary £40,000 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
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
37 10 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 69.81% 25.64% 53.76%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 41
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) MS Office
3 6 (30.00%) Windows
3 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (25.00%) Retail
4 5 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (25.00%) Finance
4 5 (25.00%) Migration
4 5 (25.00%) SAS
5 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) VMware
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (20.00%) Network Security
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
6 3 (15.00%) C
6 3 (15.00%) .NET
6 3 (15.00%) IIS
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL
6 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (10.00%) VoIP
7 2 (10.00%) OOD
7 2 (10.00%) HP
7 2 (10.00%) ISEB
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (10.00%) Avaya

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (25.00%) SAS
2 3 (15.00%) IIS
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (35.00%) MS Office
3 5 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Network Security
2 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (10.00%) VoIP
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) H.323
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) OLAP
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.00%) OLAP Cube
General
1 6 (30.00%) Banking
2 5 (25.00%) Retail
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Solutions Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Customer Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Project Leader
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Project Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Sales Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Account Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) Classic ASP
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) OO
3 2 (10.00%) OOD
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Network Design
3 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (10.00%) System Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile Development
3 2 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (5.00%) Information Management
4 1 (5.00%) ETL
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) C
3 2 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) MCSE
1 2 (10.00%) MCSA
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) vSphere
4 1 (5.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) SonicWALL
2 2 (10.00%) Veeam
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) Avaya
2 2 (10.00%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) 3PAR
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