The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 12 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 191 180 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 17.59% 15.76% 15.70%
As % of the Vendors category 35.50% 36.59% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 179 163 161
Average salary £38,213 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £23,000 £20,275
10% offered a salary of more than £47,800 £55,000 £50,000
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 West Sussex region.

Vendors Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
538 492 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 49.54% 43.08% 50.24%
Number of salaries quoted 476 421 525
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Microsoft
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in West Sussex

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Microsoft
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 within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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 +3 77 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Worthing +10 35 £38,188 +9.10% 6
Burgess Hill +8 18 £27,250 -0.90% 4
Gatwick +3 10 £40,000 -13.97% 1
Horsham -23 8 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Haywards Heath +6 7 £31,500 +36.95% 1
East Grinstead +4 5 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Chichester -3 2 £33,750 +40.62% 2
Hassocks - 2 £17,500 -
Arundel - 1 £40,000 -
Bognor Regis - 1 £27,500 -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the West 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.

1 157 (38.86%) MS Excel
2 152 (37.62%) Windows
3 139 (34.41%) SQL
4 128 (31.68%) SQL Server
5 113 (27.97%) Active Directory
6 108 (26.73%) .NET
7 104 (25.74%) C#
8 88 (21.78%) ASP.NET
9 84 (20.79%) VMware
10 75 (18.56%) ITIL
11 69 (17.08%) Finance
12 68 (16.83%) MVC
12 68 (16.83%) Microsoft Certification
13 66 (16.34%) SharePoint
14 65 (16.09%) MS Office
15 63 (15.59%) CSS
15 63 (15.59%) HTML
16 61 (15.10%) Citrix
17 59 (14.60%) TDD
18 58 (14.36%) Windows 7
19 56 (13.86%) JavaScript
20 54 (13.37%) Agile Software Development
21 53 (13.12%) VMware Infrastructure
22 50 (12.38%) DNS
23 49 (12.13%) MS Exchange
24 48 (11.88%) Windows Server 2008
25 46 (11.39%) MCSE
25 46 (11.39%) DHCP
26 43 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC
26 43 (10.64%) Degree

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the West 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 66 (16.34%) SharePoint
2 49 (12.13%) MS Exchange
3 31 (7.67%) IIS
4 23 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (5.20%) BizTalk Server
6 20 (4.95%) Apache
7 19 (4.70%) nginx
7 19 (4.70%) MS Project Server
8 16 (3.96%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (3.47%) SharePoint 2010
10 13 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2007
10 13 (3.22%) Lync
11 9 (2.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.99%) SAS
13 4 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.74%) CMS
15 2 (0.50%) Adobe CQ
15 2 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 157 (38.86%) MS Excel
2 65 (16.09%) MS Office
3 26 (6.44%) MS Project
4 22 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (3.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.97%) Dynamics NAV
2 11 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.24%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.50%) Tridion
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.46%) Office 365
2 12 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (12.38%) DNS
2 46 (11.39%) DHCP
3 38 (9.41%) SAN
4 32 (7.92%) Firewall
5 28 (6.93%) WAN
6 25 (6.19%) LAN
7 23 (5.69%) TCP/IP
8 17 (4.21%) Wireless
9 15 (3.71%) Internet
10 13 (3.22%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (2.97%) Intranet
12 10 (2.48%) VoIP
13 5 (1.24%) NAS
13 5 (1.24%) IP Telephony
14 4 (0.99%) VLAN
14 4 (0.99%) PABX
15 3 (0.74%) Unified Communications
15 3 (0.74%) VPN
16 2 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
17 1 (0.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (31.68%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (3.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.24%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.74%) MS Access
11 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 7
11 2 (0.50%) MySQL
11 2 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.25%) UniData
12 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 28 (6.93%) Visual Studio
2 23 (5.69%) Rhino Mocks
2 23 (5.69%) NUnit
3 19 (4.70%) Behat
3 19 (4.70%) PHPUnit
4 14 (3.47%) Subversion
5 13 (3.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (2.23%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.25%) MSTest
7 1 (0.25%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.25%) LINQPad
7 1 (0.25%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (0.25%) SilkTest
7 1 (0.25%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.25%) Selenium
7 1 (0.25%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.25%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.25%) VectorCAST
General
1 69 (17.08%) Finance
2 15 (3.71%) Marketing
3 13 (3.22%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.98%) Retail
5 7 (1.73%) French Language
6 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.74%) Advertising
7 2 (0.50%) Back Office
7 2 (0.50%) Publishing
7 2 (0.50%) Military
7 2 (0.50%) Billing
7 2 (0.50%) German Language
8 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.25%) Law
8 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 127 (31.44%) Developer
2 75 (18.56%) .NET Developer
2 75 (18.56%) Analyst
3 43 (10.64%) C# Developer
4 42 (10.40%) ASP.NET Developer
5 40 (9.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 37 (9.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 32 (7.92%) Support Engineer
8 29 (7.18%) Support Analyst
9 28 (6.93%) Software Developer
10 24 (5.94%) Project Manager
11 21 (5.20%) Administrator
12 19 (4.70%) Senior Developer
13 18 (4.46%) Architect
14 16 (3.96%) 1st Line Support
14 16 (3.96%) Service Analyst
15 15 (3.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 13 (3.22%) SQL Developer
16 13 (3.22%) Service Desk Analyst
16 13 (3.22%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (26.73%) .NET
2 88 (21.78%) ASP.NET
3 63 (15.59%) CSS
3 63 (15.59%) HTML
4 43 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 37 (9.16%) Web Services
6 33 (8.17%) jQuery
7 30 (7.43%) .NET Framework
8 27 (6.68%) WCF
9 22 (5.45%) NHibernate
9 22 (5.45%) REST
10 18 (4.46%) Castle Windsor
10 18 (4.46%) MonoRail
11 11 (2.72%) XML
11 11 (2.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (1.98%) HTML5
13 7 (1.73%) SOAP
14 6 (1.49%) Ajax
14 6 (1.49%) CSS3
15 5 (1.24%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.95%) Clustering
3 18 (4.46%) Tandem
4 13 (3.22%) Blackberry
5 12 (2.97%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.72%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.24%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.99%) N-Tier
8 4 (0.99%) EqualLogic
8 4 (0.99%) iPad
9 3 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.74%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.74%) iPhone
9 3 (0.74%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.74%) User Experience
9 3 (0.74%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.74%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.50%) Replication
10 2 (0.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 152 (37.62%) Windows
2 58 (14.36%) Windows 7
3 48 (11.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (9.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (6.44%) Linux
6 24 (5.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (5.69%) UNIX
8 10 (2.48%) Android
9 8 (1.98%) Windows Phone
9 8 (1.98%) Windows XP
10 7 (1.73%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (0.99%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.50%) OS/400
13 2 (0.50%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.50%) i5/OS
14 1 (0.25%) CentOS
14 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (18.56%) ITIL
2 68 (16.83%) MVC
3 59 (14.60%) TDD
4 54 (13.37%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (9.41%) CRM
6 36 (8.91%) Project Management
7 33 (8.17%) Unit Testing
8 27 (6.68%) Scrum
8 27 (6.68%) BDD
8 27 (6.68%) Business Analysis
9 26 (6.44%) Service Delivery
10 25 (6.19%) PRINCE2
11 23 (5.69%) OO
11 23 (5.69%) Mentoring
12 20 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (4.95%) Web Application Development
13 19 (4.70%) OO PHP
13 19 (4.70%) Requirements Analysis
14 18 (4.46%) Workflow
14 18 (4.46%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 139 (34.41%) SQL
2 104 (25.74%) C#
3 56 (13.86%) JavaScript
4 39 (9.65%) T-SQL
5 20 (4.95%) PHP
6 16 (3.96%) Java
7 15 (3.71%) C++
8 14 (3.47%) Python
9 8 (1.98%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.73%) VB
11 5 (1.24%) X++
12 4 (0.99%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.74%) VB6
13 3 (0.74%) C
13 3 (0.74%) VBA
13 3 (0.74%) VBScript
14 1 (0.25%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 68 (16.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (11.39%) MCSE
3 43 (10.64%) Degree
4 33 (8.17%) MCP
5 19 (4.70%) MCSA
6 16 (3.96%) MCITP
7 15 (3.71%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (3.71%) CCNA
8 8 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (1.49%) VCP4
10 4 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.99%) HNC
10 4 (0.99%) HND
10 4 (0.99%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.74%) HP ASE
11 3 (0.74%) MCTS
11 3 (0.74%) MOS
11 3 (0.74%) CCA
11 3 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.19%) SLA
2 7 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.99%) QA
4 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.25%) BS25999
4 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 113 (27.97%) Active Directory
2 53 (13.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (6.19%) Hyper-V
4 19 (4.70%) XenApp
5 16 (3.96%) VMware ESX
6 14 (3.47%) vSphere
7 12 (2.97%) XenDesktop
8 10 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (1.73%) VMware Server
10 4 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.74%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.25%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 29 (7.18%) SCCM
2 12 (2.97%) SCOM
3 11 (2.72%) NetBackup
4 9 (2.23%) HP Data Protector
5 7 (1.73%) WSUS
6 5 (1.24%) SCVMM
6 5 (1.24%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (0.99%) SCSM
7 4 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.99%) ARCserve
8 3 (0.74%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 84 (20.79%) VMware
2 61 (15.10%) Citrix
3 36 (8.91%) Cisco
4 32 (7.92%) HP
5 17 (4.21%) Symantec
6 15 (3.71%) 3PAR
7 14 (3.47%) NetApp
8 11 (2.72%) Dell
8 11 (2.72%) IBM
9 10 (2.48%) Apple
10 9 (2.23%) Websense
11 8 (1.98%) Cognos
12 7 (1.73%) Veeam
12 7 (1.73%) Altiris
12 7 (1.73%) Oracle
12 7 (1.73%) Juniper
13 6 (1.49%) Sophos
13 6 (1.49%) CA
13 6 (1.49%) CheckPoint
14 5 (1.24%) WatchGuard
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chichester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27250.00 - £30800.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Worthing
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Avios
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus company bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: £45,000 per annum £45,000+ £5,520 car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Grinstead, West Sussex
Vadis People
Salary: £40 - £50k package to include car or car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 22,000-32,000+Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-65k DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-42k DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45-55k DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Burgess Hill
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago