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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 15 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 175 206 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 15.92% 19.53% 13.95%
As % of the Vendors category 32.11% 37.05% 32.06%
Number of salaries quoted 165 197 131
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 West Sussex region.

Vendors Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
545 556 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 49.59% 52.70% 43.51%
Number of salaries quoted 494 485 397
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 February 2016.

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 February 2016. 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 -8 54 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Horsham +26 31 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Worthing -2 22 £30,000 -21.44% 1
Gatwick -1 20 £50,000 +25.00%
Haywards Heath +14 17 £45,000 +40.62% 1
East Grinstead -9 11 £37,500 -28.57%
Chichester -16 6 £42,500 +70.00% 1
Burgess Hill -40 3 £19,500 -36.58% 2
Billingshurst - 2 £26,500 - 1
Shoreham-by-Sea - 2 £42,500 -
Arundel 0 1 £34,000 -15.00%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 222 (45.49%) SQL Server
2 217 (44.47%) MS Excel
3 201 (41.19%) C#
4 188 (38.52%) .NET
5 174 (35.66%) Windows
6 149 (30.53%) JavaScript
7 147 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
8 133 (27.25%) ASP.NET
9 128 (26.23%) SQL
10 121 (24.80%) Finance
11 120 (24.59%) MVC
11 120 (24.59%) CSS
12 113 (23.16%) Active Directory
13 97 (19.88%) SQL Server 2008
14 94 (19.26%) HTML
15 84 (17.21%) ASP.NET MVC
16 83 (17.01%) Windows Server
17 77 (15.78%) MS Office
18 70 (14.34%) MS Exchange
19 69 (14.14%) XML
20 66 (13.52%) Microsoft Certification
20 66 (13.52%) VMware
21 65 (13.32%) Analytical Skills
22 64 (13.11%) SharePoint
22 64 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
23 60 (12.30%) Firewall
24 59 (12.09%) Windows Server 2012
25 58 (11.89%) Data Warehouse
26 57 (11.68%) Degree
27 56 (11.48%) Visual Studio

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 70 (14.34%) MS Exchange
2 64 (13.11%) SharePoint
3 50 (10.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 42 (8.61%) SharePoint 2013
5 31 (6.35%) Lync
6 30 (6.15%) IIS
7 28 (5.74%) SharePoint 2010
8 25 (5.12%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.02%) Node.js
11 4 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.41%) Apache
13 2 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.41%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.41%) SAS
14 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 217 (44.47%) MS Excel
2 77 (15.78%) MS Office
3 30 (6.15%) MS Visio
4 19 (3.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (2.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.82%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.41%) Primavera
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (8.20%) Office 365
2 10 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (0.61%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.61%) SaaS
4 2 (0.41%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.20%) IaaS
5 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (12.30%) Firewall
2 37 (7.58%) LAN
3 34 (6.97%) WAN
4 31 (6.35%) SAN
5 30 (6.15%) DNS
6 28 (5.74%) TCP/IP
7 26 (5.33%) VoIP
8 24 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
9 17 (3.48%) DHCP
10 14 (2.87%) Intranet
10 14 (2.87%) VPN
11 13 (2.66%) Internet
12 11 (2.25%) SNMP
13 10 (2.05%) BGP
13 10 (2.05%) iSCSI
14 7 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
15 6 (1.23%) EIGRP
15 6 (1.23%) Skype
15 6 (1.23%) VLAN
16 5 (1.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (45.49%) SQL Server
2 97 (19.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 58 (11.89%) Data Warehouse
4 50 (10.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 47 (9.63%) Relational Database
5 47 (9.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 45 (9.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 42 (8.61%) RDBMS
8 23 (4.71%) BusinessObjects
8 23 (4.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 22 (4.51%) PowerCenter
9 22 (4.51%) QualityStage
9 22 (4.51%) SAP Data Services
10 21 (4.30%) SQL Server 2014
11 20 (4.10%) MySQL
11 20 (4.10%) Pentaho
12 18 (3.69%) NoSQL
13 12 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (1.02%) Data Mining
14 5 (1.02%) DB2
Development Applications
1 56 (11.48%) Visual Studio
2 37 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (4.71%) NUnit
4 20 (4.10%) Rhino Mocks
5 12 (2.46%) LINQPad
5 12 (2.46%) ReSharper
6 7 (1.43%) ERwin
6 7 (1.43%) Moq
6 7 (1.43%) MSTest
6 7 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.41%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.20%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.20%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.20%) JMeter
9 1 (0.20%) LoadUI
9 1 (0.20%) Selenium
General
1 121 (24.80%) Finance
2 18 (3.69%) Legal
3 16 (3.28%) Marketing
4 9 (1.84%) Spanish Language
4 9 (1.84%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.64%) French Language
6 7 (1.43%) German Language
6 7 (1.43%) Italian Language
7 5 (1.02%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.41%) Electronics
10 1 (0.20%) Advertising
10 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.20%) Law
10 1 (0.20%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.20%) Publishing
10 1 (0.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 192 (39.34%) Developer
2 122 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 120 (24.59%) .NET Developer
4 93 (19.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 91 (18.65%) ASP.NET Developer
6 85 (17.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 74 (15.16%) Analyst
8 64 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 42 (8.61%) IT Support
10 39 (7.99%) Support Analyst
11 36 (7.38%) SQL Developer
12 30 (6.15%) 1st Line Support
13 29 (5.94%) SQL Server Developer
13 29 (5.94%) Support Engineer
14 28 (5.74%) Architect
15 27 (5.53%) C# Software Developer
15 27 (5.53%) IT Engineer
16 25 (5.12%) Senior Developer
17 24 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 23 (4.71%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (38.52%) .NET
2 133 (27.25%) ASP.NET
3 120 (24.59%) CSS
4 94 (19.26%) HTML
5 84 (17.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 69 (14.14%) XML
7 46 (9.43%) .NET Framework
8 40 (8.20%) jQuery
9 29 (5.94%) WCF
10 28 (5.74%) WPF
11 26 (5.33%) AngularJS
11 26 (5.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 25 (5.12%) Entity Framework
12 25 (5.12%) Web Services
13 20 (4.10%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (3.48%) KnockoutJS
15 15 (3.07%) COM
16 14 (2.87%) Silverlight
17 12 (2.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 12 (2.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 65 (13.32%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.56%) Clustering
3 23 (4.71%) Computer Science
3 23 (4.71%) Driving Licence
4 22 (4.51%) Inversion of Control
5 16 (3.28%) Data Centre
6 9 (1.84%) Blackberry
6 9 (1.84%) Fat Client
6 9 (1.84%) iPhone
6 9 (1.84%) Thin Client
7 8 (1.64%) iPad
8 6 (1.23%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.23%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.02%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.02%) Tandem
10 4 (0.82%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.82%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.82%) Economics
10 4 (0.82%) EqualLogic
10 4 (0.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 174 (35.66%) Windows
2 83 (17.01%) Windows Server
3 64 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (12.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (8.20%) Windows 7
6 26 (5.33%) Windows 8
7 24 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (4.51%) Linux
9 16 (3.28%) Mac OS X
10 13 (2.66%) Android
11 12 (2.46%) Windows XP
12 9 (1.84%) Unix
13 8 (1.64%) Debian
14 6 (1.23%) CentOS
15 4 (0.82%) Data ONTAP
16 3 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.41%) Windows 10
18 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (24.59%) MVC
3 51 (10.45%) Software Engineering
4 48 (9.84%) Project Management
5 47 (9.63%) Waterfall
6 46 (9.43%) ITIL
7 42 (8.61%) V-Model
8 41 (8.40%) Scrum
8 41 (8.40%) TDD
9 31 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (5.74%) OO
11 26 (5.33%) MVVM
12 25 (5.12%) Service Delivery
13 23 (4.71%) Patch Management
14 22 (4.51%) Mentoring
15 21 (4.30%) Kanban
15 21 (4.30%) Stakeholder Management
16 20 (4.10%) SDLC
17 19 (3.89%) CRM
17 19 (3.89%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 201 (41.19%) C#
2 149 (30.53%) JavaScript
3 128 (26.23%) SQL
4 29 (5.94%) T-SQL
5 25 (5.12%) VB
6 19 (3.89%) PowerShell
6 19 (3.89%) VB.NET
7 15 (3.07%) VB6
7 15 (3.07%) VBScript
8 12 (2.46%) C++
9 9 (1.84%) Java
10 7 (1.43%) C
11 6 (1.23%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.82%) X++
13 2 (0.41%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.20%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 1 (0.20%) PHP
14 1 (0.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 66 (13.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (11.68%) Degree
3 33 (6.76%) MCSE
4 23 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (4.10%) CCNA
6 13 (2.66%) MCP
7 11 (2.25%) MCSA
8 9 (1.84%) MCITP
9 7 (1.43%) ISEB
9 7 (1.43%) ISTQB
9 7 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.23%) HND
11 5 (1.02%) CCNP
12 4 (0.82%) CITP
12 4 (0.82%) MBA
12 4 (0.82%) MCDBA
12 4 (0.82%) Postgraduate
12 4 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.61%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.51%) Data Quality
2 15 (3.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.87%) QA
4 6 (1.23%) SLA
5 5 (1.02%) COBIT
6 3 (0.61%) GCP
6 3 (0.61%) GMP
7 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 113 (23.16%) Active Directory
2 48 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (8.81%) Hyper-V
4 19 (3.89%) vSphere
5 11 (2.25%) VMware ESX
5 11 (2.25%) XenApp
6 8 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (1.43%) Terminal Server
7 7 (1.43%) XenServer
8 6 (1.23%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.02%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.41%) vCloud
10 2 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.41%) Xen
11 1 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 36 (7.38%) SCCM
2 18 (3.69%) WSUS
3 10 (2.05%) SCOM
4 7 (1.43%) Backup Exec
4 7 (1.43%) FortiGate
5 5 (1.02%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.02%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 4 (0.82%) WMI
7 3 (0.61%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.20%) Nagios
8 1 (0.20%) Opsview
8 1 (0.20%) SCSM
8 1 (0.20%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.20%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 66 (13.52%) VMware
2 49 (10.04%) HP
3 38 (7.79%) Cisco
4 34 (6.97%) Citrix
5 32 (6.56%) Oracle
6 27 (5.53%) IBM
7 23 (4.71%) Dell
8 22 (4.51%) Informatica
8 22 (4.51%) Trillium
9 20 (4.10%) Juniper
10 16 (3.28%) 3PAR
11 14 (2.87%) CheckPoint
11 14 (2.87%) F5
12 12 (2.46%) Red Gate
12 12 (2.46%) SAP
13 8 (1.64%) Adobe
13 8 (1.64%) NetApp
13 8 (1.64%) Riverbed
14 7 (1.43%) AppSense
14 7 (1.43%) Avaya
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45-60k
Posted: 2 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonuses + 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Candidate Source
Salary: £17,000 - £26,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Billingshurst, West Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ninesharp
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits and training
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
TRG
Salary: 30000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Littlehampton
The Body Shop
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Littlehampton
The Body Shop
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Insurance + Dental
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Creative Assembly Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Creative Assembly Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28-35k
Posted: 6 days ago
Hassocks, West Sussex
Friday Media Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits, bonus etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50,000+Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
South East, South London, Surrey, Reigate,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to c£45,000 + excellent bonus + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey, Sussex, Reigate, Crawley, Epsom,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £45,000 + generous bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
South East, Surrey, Sussex, Reigate, Crawley,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 to £45,000 + bonus + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Littlehampton, West Sussex
Advanced Energy
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Worthing
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago