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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 15 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 12.50% 16.48% 29.06%
As % of the Vendors category 46.15% 30.00% 53.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 14
Average salary £27,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.10% +5.55%
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
13 50 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 27.08% 54.95% 54.70%
Number of salaries quoted 8 46 39
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,989 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Sussex

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 August 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%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) ERP
3 3 (37.50%) IIS
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) NHibernate
4 2 (25.00%) Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Confluence
4 2 (25.00%) Social Media
4 2 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (25.00%) Moq
4 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 2 (25.00%) NUnit
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (25.00%) Web Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Endeca
4 2 (25.00%) Google
4 2 (25.00%) Coremetrics
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Google Analytics
1 2 (25.00%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) RavenDB
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) OLTP
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%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) WiX
2 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Back Office
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Insight Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Database Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) MSMQ
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) NHibernate
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) Spring.NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (25.00%) StructureMap
2 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (25.00%) Dapper ORM
3 1 (12.50%) X-Windows
3 1 (12.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Social Media
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) ERP
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (25.00%) Web Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) OOD
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Customer Insight
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe
1 2 (25.00%) Endeca
1 2 (25.00%) Google
1 2 (25.00%) Coremetrics
1 2 (25.00%) Unica
1 2 (25.00%) RedPrairie