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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 13 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 7 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 14.89% 3.70% 26.39%
As % of the Vendors category 29.17% 8.70% 55.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 7
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
24 23 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 51.06% 42.59% 47.22%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 21
Average salary £57,500 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.92% -27.77%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) HP
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (23.08%) IIS
5 3 (23.08%) MS Office
5 3 (23.08%) 3PAR
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) Network Security
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
6 2 (15.38%) Citrix
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco
6 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) Banking
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
6 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 1 (7.69%) Replication
7 1 (7.69%) Clustering
7 1 (7.69%) Retail

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (23.08%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS Office
3 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
1 2 (15.38%) Consultant
1 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) IT Support
1 2 (15.38%) IT Technician
1 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (7.69%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) Classic ASP
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
2 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) OOD
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) HP
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) 3PAR
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper
Sussex
SynApps
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