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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 226 184 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 19.12% 16.85% 20.03%
As % of the Vendors category 41.54% 35.73% 51.75%
Number of salaries quoted 184 161 278
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £22,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £46,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
544 515 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 46.02% 47.16% 38.70%
Number of salaries quoted 474 464 496
Average salary £42,500 £40,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.59% -5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 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 +6 84 £40,500 +1.25% 11
Worthing +3 32 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Horsham -4 26 £40,000 +7.38% 4
Gatwick -3 19 £26,000 -44.38%
Haywards Heath -6 14 £40,000 +40.35% 1
Burgess Hill -11 8 £28,750 +6.48% 1
Chichester -14 6 £40,500 +28.57% 1
East Grinstead -1 4 £33,750 +3.84% 1
Shoreham-by-Sea - 2 £19,000 -
Littlehampton - 1 £25,000 -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 257 (48.31%) Windows
2 209 (39.29%) Active Directory
3 200 (37.59%) SQL Server
4 189 (35.53%) MS Excel
5 166 (31.20%) SQL
6 152 (28.57%) Finance
7 146 (27.44%) .NET
8 141 (26.50%) ITIL
9 119 (22.37%) VMware
10 117 (21.99%) ASP.NET
11 113 (21.24%) SharePoint
12 104 (19.55%) Windows Server 2008
13 101 (18.98%) C#
14 88 (16.54%) Windows 7
15 87 (16.35%) Microsoft Certification
16 82 (15.41%) JavaScript
17 80 (15.04%) VMware Infrastructure
18 79 (14.85%) MS Office
19 70 (13.16%) HTML
20 69 (12.97%) Firewall
21 67 (12.59%) IIS
21 67 (12.59%) Citrix
21 67 (12.59%) Project Management
22 66 (12.41%) MS Exchange
22 66 (12.41%) DNS
23 65 (12.22%) CSS
24 61 (11.47%) DHCP
25 60 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
26 56 (10.53%) MVC
27 55 (10.34%) SAN

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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
1 113 (21.24%) SharePoint
2 67 (12.59%) IIS
3 66 (12.41%) MS Exchange
4 42 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 35 (6.58%) BizTalk Server
6 28 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 19 (3.57%) Lync
8 16 (3.01%) SharePoint 2010
8 16 (3.01%) MS Project Server
9 12 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2003
10 11 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (1.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 10 (1.88%) Apache
12 8 (1.50%) CMS
12 8 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (1.32%) WebSphere Portal
13 7 (1.32%) FileNet
13 7 (1.32%) WebSphere Process Server
13 7 (1.32%) WebSphere
13 7 (1.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 189 (35.53%) MS Excel
2 79 (14.85%) MS Office
3 24 (4.51%) MS Project
4 11 (2.07%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.38%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.83%) SaaS
2 14 (2.63%) IaaS
3 10 (1.88%) Office 365
4 9 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (12.97%) Firewall
2 66 (12.41%) DNS
3 61 (11.47%) DHCP
4 55 (10.34%) SAN
5 51 (9.59%) TCP/IP
6 50 (9.40%) WAN
7 48 (9.02%) LAN
8 42 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
9 37 (6.95%) VPN
10 26 (4.89%) Internet
11 22 (4.14%) VoIP
12 21 (3.95%) FTP
13 15 (2.82%) DMZ
13 15 (2.82%) BIG-IP
14 14 (2.63%) Intranet
15 13 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (1.88%) Wireless
17 9 (1.69%) Network Security
18 7 (1.32%) Broadband
19 6 (1.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (37.59%) SQL Server
2 40 (7.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 37 (6.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (6.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 30 (5.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (4.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (4.14%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (3.01%) MS Access
8 13 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (2.44%) MySQL
9 12 (2.26%) DB2
10 11 (2.07%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (0.94%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.75%) Redis
12 4 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.75%) DTS
13 3 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 18 (3.38%) NUnit
1 18 (3.38%) Rhino Mocks
2 14 (2.63%) Visual Studio
3 11 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.32%) Rational Application Developer
4 7 (1.32%) Eclipse
5 6 (1.13%) Subversion
6 4 (0.75%) Selenium
6 4 (0.75%) PHPUnit
7 3 (0.56%) MSTest
7 3 (0.56%) Moq
8 2 (0.38%) WiX
8 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.38%) Toad
9 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.19%) CruiseControl
General
1 152 (28.57%) Finance
2 26 (4.89%) Marketing
3 18 (3.38%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.20%) Retail
5 12 (2.26%) Banking
6 11 (2.07%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.88%) Advertising
7 10 (1.88%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.50%) Back Office
9 8 (1.50%) Electronics
9 8 (1.50%) Military
10 6 (1.13%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.56%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.19%) Law
12 1 (0.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 147 (27.63%) Analyst
2 132 (24.81%) Developer
3 68 (12.78%) .NET Developer
4 58 (10.90%) Support Analyst
5 56 (10.53%) Support Engineer
6 46 (8.65%) C# Developer
7 40 (7.52%) Architect
8 35 (6.58%) Software Developer
9 29 (5.45%) Junior
9 29 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
9 29 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 28 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
11 27 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
12 26 (4.89%) Administrator
12 26 (4.89%) Desktop Support
13 25 (4.70%) Project Manager
14 24 (4.51%) C# Software Developer
14 24 (4.51%) IT Support
15 22 (4.14%) Senior Developer
16 21 (3.95%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (27.44%) .NET
2 117 (21.99%) ASP.NET
3 70 (13.16%) HTML
4 65 (12.22%) CSS
5 53 (9.96%) Web Services
6 51 (9.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 41 (7.71%) XML
8 30 (5.64%) SOAP
9 25 (4.70%) WCF
10 24 (4.51%) jQuery
11 21 (3.95%) Castle Windsor
11 21 (3.95%) JSON
12 20 (3.76%) RESTful
13 19 (3.57%) NHibernate
14 18 (3.38%) MonoRail
15 17 (3.20%) Razor View Engine
15 17 (3.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 17 (3.20%) ADO.NET
16 16 (3.01%) DHTML
16 16 (3.01%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 60 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (3.57%) Replication
4 18 (3.38%) Tandem
5 15 (2.82%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.44%) Blackberry
7 9 (1.69%) Clustering
7 9 (1.69%) iPhone
8 7 (1.32%) DataPower
8 7 (1.32%) iPad
8 7 (1.32%) PKI
9 4 (0.75%) Firmware
9 4 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (0.75%) Open Source
10 3 (0.56%) EqualLogic
10 3 (0.56%) NHS
10 3 (0.56%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.56%) Data Extraction
10 3 (0.56%) Statistics
11 2 (0.38%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 257 (48.31%) Windows
2 104 (19.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 88 (16.54%) Windows 7
4 52 (9.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (7.71%) Windows XP
5 41 (7.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 40 (7.52%) Windows 8
7 33 (6.20%) Linux
8 13 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (2.07%) Windows Vista
9 11 (2.07%) Android
10 8 (1.50%) UNIX
11 7 (1.32%) Windows Phone
12 6 (1.13%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.56%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.19%) VMS
15 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (26.50%) ITIL
2 67 (12.59%) Project Management
3 56 (10.53%) MVC
4 42 (7.89%) PRINCE2
5 40 (7.52%) Service Management
6 39 (7.33%) CRM
7 38 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (6.58%) Line Management
9 34 (6.39%) TDD
10 33 (6.20%) Continuous Improvement
11 31 (5.83%) Enterprise Architecture
12 28 (5.26%) Scrum
13 27 (5.08%) ERP
14 26 (4.89%) Mentoring
15 25 (4.70%) Business Intelligence
16 24 (4.51%) Change Management
17 23 (4.32%) Incident Management
18 22 (4.14%) Configuration Management
19 21 (3.95%) Workflow
19 21 (3.95%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 166 (31.20%) SQL
2 101 (18.98%) C#
3 82 (15.41%) JavaScript
4 53 (9.96%) T-SQL
5 18 (3.38%) VB
6 17 (3.20%) PHP
6 17 (3.20%) C++
7 11 (2.07%) VB6
7 11 (2.07%) C
8 8 (1.50%) PowerShell
8 8 (1.50%) Java
9 6 (1.13%) VBScript
10 4 (0.75%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.75%) Tcl
11 1 (0.19%) X++
Qualifications
1 87 (16.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (9.77%) MCSE
3 43 (8.08%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (8.08%) Degree
4 29 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
5 27 (5.08%) MCP
6 26 (4.89%) MCSA
7 20 (3.76%) CCNP
8 18 (3.38%) CCNA
9 17 (3.20%) MCITP
10 16 (3.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 14 (2.63%) SC Cleared
11 14 (2.63%) Security Cleared
12 7 (1.32%) MCTS
13 5 (0.94%) MCDST
14 4 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (0.75%) CCIE
15 3 (0.56%) CCSP
16 2 (0.38%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (8.65%) SLA
2 11 (2.07%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.56%) QA
4 2 (0.38%) HL7
4 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.19%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 209 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 80 (15.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (6.58%) vSphere
4 29 (5.45%) Hyper-V
5 19 (3.57%) VMware ESX
5 19 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (3.38%) XenApp
7 14 (2.63%) UAG
8 9 (1.69%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.13%) Terminal Server
10 5 (0.94%) Xen
11 4 (0.75%) Squid
12 3 (0.56%) NFS
12 3 (0.56%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.38%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.38%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.19%) VMware GSX
14 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 54 (10.15%) SCCM
2 38 (7.14%) SCOM
3 23 (4.32%) NetBackup
4 22 (4.14%) SCSM
5 20 (3.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 20 (3.76%) Tivoli
6 10 (1.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (0.75%) Nagios
8 4 (0.75%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.56%) WSUS
9 3 (0.56%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.19%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.19%) Nessus
11 1 (0.19%) MOM
Vendors
1 119 (22.37%) VMware
2 67 (12.59%) Citrix
3 52 (9.77%) Cisco
4 40 (7.52%) HP
5 39 (7.33%) Symantec
6 22 (4.14%) Juniper
7 20 (3.76%) Oracle
8 18 (3.38%) Apple
9 14 (2.63%) CheckPoint
10 13 (2.44%) Red Hat
11 11 (2.07%) IBM
12 10 (1.88%) NetApp
13 9 (1.69%) Avaya
14 8 (1.50%) Sophos
14 8 (1.50%) Draytek
15 7 (1.32%) BT
15 7 (1.32%) Sage
15 7 (1.32%) ILOG
15 7 (1.32%) Lotus
15 7 (1.32%) Intel
Crawley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Mecmesin Ltd.
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum Flexible Working Hours + Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £30000 - £43000 Per Annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £44000 - £50000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-45k DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancing, Sussex
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: £7,800 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
East Grinstead
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Haywards Heath
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £18172 - £22172 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Chichester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago