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 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 4 5 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 265 303 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 22.33% 22.36% 13.11%
As % of the Vendors category 39.97% 47.49% 27.07%
Number of salaries quoted 230 267 179
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
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
663 638 735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 55.86% 47.08% 48.42%
Number of salaries quoted 598 567 589
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,550 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +1 86 £42,500 +4.93% 9
Gatwick 0 33 £35,000 -36.36% 3
Horsham -4 27 £37,000 -12.94%
Haywards Heath 0 24 £40,500 +76.08% 3
Worthing -2 22 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Chichester +5 15 £33,500 -21.17% 1
Burgess Hill -3 13 £40,000 +45.45% 1
East Grinstead +1 7 £28,500 -32.94%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 202 (42.89%) Windows
2 154 (32.70%) MS Excel
3 153 (32.48%) SQL
4 150 (31.85%) SQL Server
5 145 (30.79%) Active Directory
6 127 (26.96%) C#
7 114 (24.20%) .NET
8 102 (21.66%) VMware
9 101 (21.44%) ITIL
10 95 (20.17%) MS Office
11 90 (19.11%) Finance
12 85 (18.05%) Windows Server 2008
13 76 (16.14%) MS Exchange
14 73 (15.50%) ASP.NET
15 69 (14.65%) DNS
16 67 (14.23%) MVC
17 66 (14.01%) Cisco
17 66 (14.01%) Windows 7
18 63 (13.38%) TDD
18 63 (13.38%) WAN
18 63 (13.38%) Microsoft Certification
19 62 (13.16%) SAN
19 62 (13.16%) Citrix
19 62 (13.16%) JavaScript
19 62 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
20 59 (12.53%) Agile Software Development
21 58 (12.31%) LAN
22 57 (12.10%) CSS
22 57 (12.10%) Firewall
22 57 (12.10%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 76 (16.14%) MS Exchange
2 51 (10.83%) SharePoint
3 42 (8.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 35 (7.43%) Lync
5 34 (7.22%) IIS
6 21 (4.46%) Apache
7 20 (4.25%) nginx
8 15 (3.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 14 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2007
9 14 (2.97%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (2.76%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (2.12%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (1.91%) CMS
13 8 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (1.27%) SAS
15 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
15 3 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.42%) Office Communications Server
16 2 (0.42%) WebLogic
17 1 (0.21%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 154 (32.70%) MS Excel
2 95 (20.17%) MS Office
3 15 (3.18%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.27%) MS Project
6 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.21%) InDesign
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.06%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.21%) Tridion
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.61%) Office 365
2 9 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.64%) SaaS
4 2 (0.42%) Symantec.cloud
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 69 (14.65%) DNS
2 63 (13.38%) WAN
3 62 (13.16%) SAN
4 58 (12.31%) LAN
5 57 (12.10%) Firewall
6 54 (11.46%) DHCP
7 36 (7.64%) TCP/IP
8 13 (2.76%) Wireless
9 12 (2.55%) NAS
10 11 (2.34%) VPN
11 10 (2.12%) BIG-IP
11 10 (2.12%) VoIP
12 9 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (1.70%) VLAN
14 7 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (1.49%) Unified Communications
15 6 (1.27%) Intranet
15 6 (1.27%) Internet
16 5 (1.06%) SSL
17 4 (0.85%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (31.85%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (2.12%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.70%) MS Access
9 7 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.85%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.64%) MySQL
12 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.21%) OLAP
13 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.21%) DTS
13 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.21%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 54 (11.46%) Visual Studio
2 20 (4.25%) PHPUnit
2 20 (4.25%) Behat
3 18 (3.82%) Rhino Mocks
3 18 (3.82%) NUnit
4 15 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (2.76%) Subversion
6 8 (1.70%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.85%) LINQPad
7 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.85%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.21%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.21%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.21%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.21%) SilkTest
8 1 (0.21%) Selenium
8 1 (0.21%) JIRA
8 1 (0.21%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.21%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
General
1 90 (19.11%) Finance
2 13 (2.76%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.55%) Back Office
4 10 (2.12%) Spanish Language
4 10 (2.12%) Publishing
5 8 (1.70%) French Language
5 8 (1.70%) Marketing
6 5 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.85%) Billing
7 4 (0.85%) Retail
8 2 (0.42%) German Language
8 2 (0.42%) Advertising
8 2 (0.42%) Legal
8 2 (0.42%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.21%) Military
9 1 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 129 (27.39%) Developer
2 95 (20.17%) Analyst
3 63 (13.38%) .NET Developer
4 61 (12.95%) Support Analyst
5 50 (10.62%) C# Developer
6 47 (9.98%) C# .NET Developer
7 39 (8.28%) Software Developer
8 38 (8.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 38 (8.07%) ASP.NET Developer
9 33 (7.01%) Support Engineer
10 29 (6.16%) Service Analyst
10 29 (6.16%) Service Desk Analyst
11 26 (5.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 25 (5.31%) Project Manager
13 24 (5.10%) Architect
14 21 (4.46%) Senior Developer
15 19 (4.03%) Team Leader
16 18 (3.82%) Infrastructure Architect
17 17 (3.61%) Software Engineer
18 16 (3.40%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (24.20%) .NET
2 73 (15.50%) ASP.NET
3 57 (12.10%) CSS
4 55 (11.68%) HTML
5 42 (8.92%) Web Services
6 39 (8.28%) jQuery
7 32 (6.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 27 (5.73%) .NET Framework
9 21 (4.46%) REST
10 16 (3.40%) COM
11 14 (2.97%) D-Bus
11 14 (2.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 14 (2.97%) Qt
11 14 (2.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 14 (2.97%) STL
11 14 (2.97%) MFC
12 13 (2.76%) WCF
13 10 (2.12%) NHibernate
14 9 (1.91%) WPF
14 9 (1.91%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.16%) Clustering
2 26 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.40%) Replication
4 12 (2.55%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.34%) Blackberry
6 10 (2.12%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.91%) Inversion of Control
8 6 (1.27%) User Experience
8 6 (1.27%) Tandem
9 5 (1.06%) iPad
10 4 (0.85%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.85%) Smartphone
10 4 (0.85%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.64%) E-Learning
11 3 (0.64%) Biometrics
11 3 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.42%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.42%) iPhone
12 2 (0.42%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.42%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 202 (42.89%) Windows
2 85 (18.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 66 (14.01%) Windows 7
4 57 (12.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (9.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 45 (9.55%) Linux
7 22 (4.67%) UNIX
8 19 (4.03%) Windows XP
9 18 (3.82%) Windows 8
10 15 (3.18%) Android
11 6 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.06%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.85%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.42%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.42%) i5/OS
14 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.42%) OS/400
15 1 (0.21%) HPUX
15 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (21.44%) ITIL
2 67 (14.23%) MVC
3 63 (13.38%) TDD
4 59 (12.53%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (9.13%) Software Engineering
6 41 (8.70%) Project Management
6 41 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 32 (6.79%) Service Delivery
8 31 (6.58%) Service Management
8 31 (6.58%) Load Balancing
9 28 (5.94%) BDD
9 28 (5.94%) Mentoring
10 26 (5.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 23 (4.88%) OO
11 23 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (4.46%) CRM
13 20 (4.25%) Continuous Delivery
13 20 (4.25%) OO PHP
13 20 (4.25%) Requirements Analysis
14 19 (4.03%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 153 (32.48%) SQL
2 127 (26.96%) C#
3 62 (13.16%) JavaScript
4 42 (8.92%) T-SQL
5 30 (6.37%) Java
6 26 (5.52%) C++
7 21 (4.46%) PHP
8 18 (3.82%) Python
9 10 (2.12%) PowerShell
9 10 (2.12%) VB.NET
10 8 (1.70%) VBA
11 5 (1.06%) X++
12 4 (0.85%) VBScript
12 4 (0.85%) VB
13 1 (0.21%) PHP5
13 1 (0.21%) R
Qualifications
1 63 (13.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (9.34%) MCSE
2 44 (9.34%) Degree
3 26 (5.52%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (4.25%) MCP
5 18 (3.82%) CCNA
6 13 (2.76%) MCITP
7 12 (2.55%) Security Cleared
7 12 (2.55%) MCSA
8 7 (1.49%) CCNP
8 7 (1.49%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.85%) HNC
10 3 (0.64%) HND
10 3 (0.64%) MCT
10 3 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.64%) MOS
10 3 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.64%) HP ASE
11 2 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.42%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (9.55%) SLA
2 7 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.06%) QA
4 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.21%) BS25999
5 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 145 (30.79%) Active Directory
2 62 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (6.37%) Hyper-V
4 22 (4.67%) XenApp
5 20 (4.25%) iptables
6 14 (2.97%) VMware ESX
7 12 (2.55%) vSphere
8 11 (2.34%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (1.49%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.49%) Forefront TMG
10 6 (1.27%) VMware Server
10 6 (1.27%) ISA Server
11 5 (1.06%) XenServer
12 2 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.42%) NFS
13 1 (0.21%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (6.37%) SCCM
2 15 (3.18%) SCSM
3 14 (2.97%) WSUS
4 13 (2.76%) HP Data Protector
5 12 (2.55%) SCOM
6 10 (2.12%) ARCserve
7 7 (1.49%) SCVMM
8 5 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (0.85%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.85%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.64%) vMotion
11 2 (0.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 102 (21.66%) VMware
2 66 (14.01%) Cisco
3 62 (13.16%) Citrix
4 38 (8.07%) HP
5 22 (4.67%) Dell
6 21 (4.46%) NetApp
7 18 (3.82%) 3PAR
8 16 (3.40%) Juniper
9 15 (3.18%) IBM
9 15 (3.18%) CheckPoint
9 15 (3.18%) Symantec
10 14 (2.97%) Cognos
11 12 (2.55%) Sophos
12 11 (2.34%) CA
13 10 (2.12%) Lumension
13 10 (2.12%) SolarWinds
14 8 (1.70%) Apple
15 7 (1.49%) Oracle
15 7 (1.49%) SAP
15 7 (1.49%) Websense
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + fantastic benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-35k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Haywards Heath
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-65k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £31,000 to £31,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Haywards Heath
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Civil Aviation Authority
Salary: Competitive salary and reward package
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £34000 - £44000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 25,000
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago