The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the West Sussex region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 42 57 52
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 69 46 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 5.33% 3.47% 3.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.23% 11.59% 12.83%
Number of salaries quoted 57 42 54
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,650 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,500 £44,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Qualifications Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
341 397 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 26.35% 29.98% 29.56%
Number of salaries quoted 284 311 378
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the West Sussex region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in West Sussex

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +32 29 £42,500 +6.25%
Gatwick +5 9 £37,500 -22.68%
Horsham -11 8 £30,000 -29.41%
Littlehampton - 6 £36,250 -
Worthing -3 2 £27,500 +22.22%
East Grinstead 0 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification.

1 100 (76.34%) Microsoft
2 93 (70.99%) Windows
3 71 (54.20%) MCSE
4 56 (42.75%) Active Directory
4 56 (42.75%) VMware
5 55 (41.98%) ITIL
5 55 (41.98%) SQL Server
6 48 (36.64%) SQL
7 36 (27.48%) SharePoint
8 33 (25.19%) MCSA
8 33 (25.19%) Citrix
8 33 (25.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (23.66%) .NET
10 30 (22.90%) VMware Infrastructure
11 29 (22.14%) MS Exchange
12 27 (20.61%) SAN
13 26 (19.85%) MCITP
14 25 (19.08%) SCCM
15 24 (18.32%) Linux
16 22 (16.79%) C#
16 22 (16.79%) HTML
16 22 (16.79%) Cisco
16 22 (16.79%) Firewall
16 22 (16.79%) Finance
16 22 (16.79%) SharePoint 2013
17 21 (16.03%) Exchange Server 2010
17 21 (16.03%) MS Excel
17 21 (16.03%) MCP
18 20 (15.27%) JavaScript
18 20 (15.27%) DNS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 36 (27.48%) SharePoint
2 29 (22.14%) MS Exchange
3 22 (16.79%) SharePoint 2013
4 21 (16.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (12.98%) IIS
6 16 (12.21%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (5.34%) Lync
8 7 (5.34%) CMS
9 6 (4.58%) Umbraco
9 6 (4.58%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (3.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.76%) Apache
12 1 (0.76%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (16.03%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.05%) MS Office
3 3 (2.29%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.53%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.16%) SaaS
2 10 (7.63%) IaaS
3 7 (5.34%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.61%) SAN
2 22 (16.79%) Firewall
3 20 (15.27%) DNS
4 14 (10.69%) DHCP
4 14 (10.69%) TCP/IP
5 11 (8.40%) WAN
6 10 (7.63%) Internet
7 8 (6.11%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (5.34%) LAN
9 5 (3.82%) IP Telephony
9 5 (3.82%) Unified Communications
10 4 (3.05%) FTP
10 4 (3.05%) Broadband
10 4 (3.05%) MPLS
11 3 (2.29%) OSPF
11 3 (2.29%) BGP
11 3 (2.29%) Telnet
11 3 (2.29%) IPv4
11 3 (2.29%) VPN
11 3 (2.29%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (41.98%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.16%) MySQL
2 12 (9.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (6.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (4.58%) Redis
6 5 (3.82%) DTS
7 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.05%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.34%) Subversion
2 6 (4.58%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.05%) NUnit
3 4 (3.05%) MSTest
3 4 (3.05%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (3.05%) Moq
4 3 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (16.79%) Finance
2 8 (6.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (6.11%) Manufacturing
2 8 (6.11%) Retail
3 7 (5.34%) Back Office
4 6 (4.58%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.53%) Military
5 2 (1.53%) Electronics
5 2 (1.53%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 29 (22.14%) Developer
2 27 (20.61%) Analyst
2 27 (20.61%) Support Engineer
3 21 (16.03%) .NET Developer
4 19 (14.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (14.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 13 (9.92%) Administrator
6 11 (8.40%) Applications Support
6 11 (8.40%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (7.63%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (7.63%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (7.63%) Applications Support Engineer
8 9 (6.87%) Server Analyst
9 7 (5.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (5.34%) IT Administrator
9 7 (5.34%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (5.34%) Team Leader
10 6 (4.58%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (4.58%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.58%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (23.66%) .NET
2 22 (16.79%) HTML
3 18 (13.74%) ASP.NET
4 16 (12.21%) CSS
5 13 (9.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (7.63%) LAMP
7 7 (5.34%) Web Services
7 7 (5.34%) XML
8 6 (4.58%) XHTML
8 6 (4.58%) SOAP
8 6 (4.58%) HTML5
8 6 (4.58%) RESTful
8 6 (4.58%) Bing Maps
9 5 (3.82%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 5 (3.82%) .NET Framework
10 4 (3.05%) Spring.NET
10 4 (3.05%) WCF
10 4 (3.05%) WPF
10 4 (3.05%) jQuery
10 4 (3.05%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.63%) Client/Server
2 9 (6.87%) Open Source
3 8 (6.11%) EqualLogic
3 8 (6.11%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.58%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (4.58%) Replication
4 6 (4.58%) PKI
5 4 (3.05%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.05%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.05%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (2.29%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.29%) Firmware
7 2 (1.53%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.53%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.53%) iPhone
8 1 (0.76%) PDA
8 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 93 (70.99%) Windows
2 33 (25.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (18.32%) Linux
4 18 (13.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (9.16%) Windows 7
6 8 (6.11%) Windows XP
7 7 (5.34%) Windows 8
8 6 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.82%) Mac OS
9 5 (3.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.53%) CentOS
11 1 (0.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (41.98%) ITIL
2 16 (12.21%) Service Management
2 16 (12.21%) Change Management
3 14 (10.69%) MVC
4 11 (8.40%) Scrum
5 10 (7.63%) CRM
6 9 (6.87%) ERP
6 9 (6.87%) Configuration Management
7 8 (6.11%) Project Management
7 8 (6.11%) Incident Management
8 7 (5.34%) Change Control
9 6 (4.58%) Content Management
9 6 (4.58%) E-Commerce
9 6 (4.58%) PRINCE2
9 6 (4.58%) OO
9 6 (4.58%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.82%) Workflow
10 5 (3.82%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.82%) Data Protection
10 5 (3.82%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 48 (36.64%) SQL
2 22 (16.79%) C#
3 20 (15.27%) JavaScript
4 12 (9.16%) VB
5 10 (7.63%) PHP
6 9 (6.87%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.34%) VB6
8 5 (3.82%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.05%) C
10 2 (1.53%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.53%) C++
Qualifications
1 71 (54.20%) MCSE
2 33 (25.19%) MCSA
3 26 (19.85%) MCITP
4 21 (16.03%) MCP
5 20 (15.27%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (15.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (13.74%) CCNA
7 13 (9.92%) SC Cleared
7 13 (9.92%) Security Cleared
7 13 (9.92%) MCTS
8 11 (8.40%) Citrix Certification
9 10 (7.63%) Degree
9 10 (7.63%) MCDST
10 9 (6.87%) CCNP
10 9 (6.87%) CCA
10 9 (6.87%) MCSD
11 7 (5.34%) VCAP
12 5 (3.82%) VCP5
12 5 (3.82%) JNCIS
13 4 (3.05%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.87%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.29%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (42.75%) Active Directory
2 30 (22.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (11.45%) Hyper-V
4 12 (9.16%) XenApp
4 12 (9.16%) vSphere
5 9 (6.87%) UAG
6 7 (5.34%) MetaFrame
7 6 (4.58%) VMware ESX
8 5 (3.82%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (3.82%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.53%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.76%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 25 (19.08%) SCCM
2 10 (7.63%) SCOM
2 10 (7.63%) Backup Exec
3 8 (6.11%) SCSM
4 7 (5.34%) WSUS
5 4 (3.05%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (2.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.53%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.53%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.53%) Nessus
7 2 (1.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.76%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.76%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.76%) MOM
Vendors
1 100 (76.34%) Microsoft
2 56 (42.75%) VMware
3 33 (25.19%) Citrix
4 22 (16.79%) Cisco
5 19 (14.50%) HP
6 10 (7.63%) NetApp
6 10 (7.63%) Symantec
7 8 (6.11%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.58%) Juniper
8 6 (4.58%) Dell
8 6 (4.58%) Sitecore
8 6 (4.58%) Ektron
9 5 (3.82%) WatchGuard
9 5 (3.82%) Mitel
10 4 (3.05%) Altiris
10 4 (3.05%) Wyse
10 4 (3.05%) EMC
10 4 (3.05%) Apple
11 3 (2.29%) ProCurve
12 2 (1.53%) Oracle