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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 14.29% 10.71% 3.17%
As % of the Vendors category 40.00% 22.22% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Median salary £62,500 £45,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.12% +29.28%
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
5 27 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 35.71% 48.21% 31.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 5
Median salary £43,750 £53,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.60% +79.16%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

The demand trend of job ads across the Sussex region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Sussex

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Sussex region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 5 (41.67%) MS Project
1 5 (41.67%) Data Mining
1 5 (41.67%) ETL
1 5 (41.67%) Marketing
1 5 (41.67%) QA
1 5 (41.67%) Campaign Management
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) C
4 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (16.67%) MS Office
4 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) ISEB
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) ProCurve
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) System Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Meraki
4 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (16.67%) Skype

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Project
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) Skype
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (41.67%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Project Manager
1 5 (41.67%) Senior Manager
1 5 (41.67%) Senior Project Manager
1 5 (41.67%) Senior Technical Manager
1 5 (41.67%) Senior Technical Project Manager
1 5 (41.67%) Technical Manager
1 5 (41.67%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Pensions Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Planner
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Campaign Management
1 5 (41.67%) ETL
2 2 (16.67%) SDLC
2 2 (16.67%) System Testing
2 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Business Development
3 1 (8.33%) Earned Value Management
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) XenApp
3 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Meraki
3 2 (16.67%) ProCurve
3 2 (16.67%) Veeam