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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 11 1 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 25.58% 2.70% 23.66%
As % of the Vendors category 40.74% 10.00% 48.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 12
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
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
27 10 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 62.79% 27.03% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 35
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,750 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,587 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -

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 7 July 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 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
2 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (31.25%) Retail
3 5 (31.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (31.25%) MS Office
3 5 (31.25%) SAS
4 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (18.75%) IIS
5 3 (18.75%) .NET
5 3 (18.75%) HP
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 3 (18.75%) VMware
6 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 2 (12.50%) SaaS
6 2 (12.50%) Network Security
6 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (12.50%) Mobile Development
6 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (12.50%) 3PAR
6 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 2 (12.50%) C#
6 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) VB.NET

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (31.25%) SAS
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (31.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (31.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (37.50%) Banking
2 5 (31.25%) Retail
3 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Solutions Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Customer Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Sales Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Account Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) IT Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) Classic ASP
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) OO
2 2 (12.50%) OOD
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile Development
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.25%) Change Control
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
3 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C#
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
1 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
2 1 (6.25%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) HP
1 3 (18.75%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) 3PAR
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
Sussex
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
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