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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 202 130 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 19.67% 13.22% 15.32%
As % of the Vendors category 36.79% 30.95% 34.24%
Number of salaries quoted 195 122 191
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,300 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £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
549 420 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 53.46% 42.73% 44.75%
Number of salaries quoted 485 377 550
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +13 85 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Worthing +3 29 £38,213 +22.28% 10
Burgess Hill +12 17 £30,000 +46.34% 1
Gatwick +2 12 £41,250 -8.33%
Horsham -10 8 £42,500 +41.66% 1
East Grinstead +4 6 £42,500 +41.66%
Littlehampton - 5 £22,500 - 1
Haywards Heath - 5 £32,500 -
Chichester -3 4 £26,500 -3.63% 1
Hassocks - 2 £17,500 -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 171 (39.95%) MS Excel
2 164 (38.32%) Windows
3 138 (32.24%) Active Directory
4 136 (31.78%) SQL
5 128 (29.91%) SQL Server
6 110 (25.70%) .NET
7 105 (24.53%) VMware
8 96 (22.43%) C#
8 96 (22.43%) ASP.NET
9 95 (22.20%) ITIL
10 87 (20.33%) Finance
11 78 (18.22%) SharePoint
12 73 (17.06%) Citrix
13 68 (15.89%) Microsoft Certification
14 67 (15.65%) VMware Infrastructure
15 62 (14.49%) MVC
16 60 (14.02%) Windows Server 2008
17 59 (13.79%) MS Office
18 56 (13.08%) Windows 7
19 55 (12.85%) CSS
19 55 (12.85%) HTML
20 52 (12.15%) TDD
21 51 (11.92%) Agile Software Development
22 49 (11.45%) MCSE
23 48 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
24 47 (10.98%) JavaScript
24 47 (10.98%) DNS
25 46 (10.75%) MS Exchange
26 45 (10.51%) Windows Server 2012
27 44 (10.28%) CRM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 78 (18.22%) SharePoint
2 46 (10.75%) MS Exchange
3 30 (7.01%) IIS
4 27 (6.31%) MS Project Server
5 23 (5.37%) BizTalk Server
6 22 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (4.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 14 (3.27%) Lync
9 12 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (2.80%) Apache
10 11 (2.57%) nginx
10 11 (2.57%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.93%) CMS
12 4 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.70%) SAS
14 2 (0.47%) Adobe CQ
14 2 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 171 (39.95%) MS Excel
2 59 (13.79%) MS Office
3 38 (8.88%) MS Project
4 22 (5.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (2.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (3.74%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.93%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.47%) Tridion
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.67%) Office 365
2 11 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.70%) SaaS
4 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (10.98%) DNS
2 41 (9.58%) DHCP
3 39 (9.11%) SAN
4 32 (7.48%) Firewall
5 30 (7.01%) TCP/IP
6 23 (5.37%) WAN
7 22 (5.14%) Wireless
8 21 (4.91%) LAN
9 19 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
10 14 (3.27%) Internet
11 12 (2.80%) VoIP
12 8 (1.87%) Intranet
13 7 (1.64%) IP Telephony
14 4 (0.93%) Unified Communications
14 4 (0.93%) PABX
14 4 (0.93%) VPN
14 4 (0.93%) SNMP
15 3 (0.70%) NAS
15 3 (0.70%) Ethernet
15 3 (0.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (29.91%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (3.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (3.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (2.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (2.10%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.10%) MS Access
9 2 (0.47%) MySQL
9 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 7
9 2 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.23%) UniData
10 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (5.84%) Visual Studio
1 25 (5.84%) NUnit
1 25 (5.84%) Rhino Mocks
2 13 (3.04%) Subversion
3 12 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (2.57%) Behat
4 11 (2.57%) PHPUnit
5 8 (1.87%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.47%) WiX
7 1 (0.23%) MSTest
7 1 (0.23%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.23%) VectorCAST
General
1 87 (20.33%) Finance
2 20 (4.67%) Marketing
3 17 (3.97%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.57%) Retail
5 5 (1.17%) Advertising
6 4 (0.93%) Electronics
6 4 (0.93%) French Language
7 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.70%) Military
8 2 (0.47%) German Language
8 2 (0.47%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.23%) Publishing
9 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.23%) Back Office
9 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 116 (27.10%) Developer
2 91 (21.26%) Analyst
3 77 (17.99%) .NET Developer
4 40 (9.35%) Support Engineer
5 38 (8.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 36 (8.41%) C# Developer
7 34 (7.94%) Project Manager
7 34 (7.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 33 (7.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 30 (7.01%) Support Analyst
10 24 (5.61%) Service Analyst
11 23 (5.37%) Administrator
12 21 (4.91%) Service Desk Analyst
13 19 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 19 (4.44%) 1st Line Support
14 17 (3.97%) 3rd Line Support
14 17 (3.97%) Architect
14 17 (3.97%) Senior Developer
15 16 (3.74%) DBA
15 16 (3.74%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (25.70%) .NET
2 96 (22.43%) ASP.NET
3 55 (12.85%) CSS
3 55 (12.85%) HTML
4 43 (10.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 30 (7.01%) WCF
6 26 (6.07%) NHibernate
6 26 (6.07%) .NET Framework
7 23 (5.37%) Web Services
7 23 (5.37%) MonoRail
7 23 (5.37%) jQuery
7 23 (5.37%) Castle Windsor
8 14 (3.27%) REST
9 12 (2.80%) XML
10 11 (2.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (1.64%) SOAP
12 6 (1.40%) Ajax
13 5 (1.17%) HTML5
13 5 (1.17%) ADO.NET
14 4 (0.93%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.37%) Tandem
3 13 (3.04%) Clustering
4 12 (2.80%) Blackberry
5 10 (2.34%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.34%) Computer Science
6 4 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (0.93%) EqualLogic
7 3 (0.70%) iPad
7 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (0.70%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.70%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (0.70%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.70%) iPhone
7 3 (0.70%) Thin Client
7 3 (0.70%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.47%) Chip and PIN
9 1 (0.23%) NHS
9 1 (0.23%) GIS
9 1 (0.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 164 (38.32%) Windows
2 60 (14.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (13.08%) Windows 7
4 45 (10.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (5.37%) Linux
5 23 (5.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (4.21%) UNIX
7 12 (2.80%) Android
8 8 (1.87%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (1.64%) Windows XP
9 7 (1.64%) Windows Phone
10 6 (1.40%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.17%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.23%) CentOS
13 1 (0.23%) VMS
13 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (22.20%) ITIL
2 62 (14.49%) MVC
3 52 (12.15%) TDD
4 51 (11.92%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (10.28%) CRM
5 44 (10.28%) Project Management
6 36 (8.41%) PRINCE2
7 33 (7.71%) Business Analysis
8 28 (6.54%) Scrum
9 25 (5.84%) Web Application Development
10 24 (5.61%) Service Delivery
11 22 (5.14%) Mentoring
12 21 (4.91%) Unit Testing
13 18 (4.21%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (3.97%) BDD
15 15 (3.50%) OO
15 15 (3.50%) Workflow
16 14 (3.27%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (3.27%) Software Engineering
17 12 (2.80%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 136 (31.78%) SQL
2 96 (22.43%) C#
3 47 (10.98%) JavaScript
4 38 (8.88%) T-SQL
5 12 (2.80%) PHP
6 10 (2.34%) VB
7 8 (1.87%) VB.NET
7 8 (1.87%) C++
7 8 (1.87%) Java
8 6 (1.40%) Python
9 5 (1.17%) X++
9 5 (1.17%) C
9 5 (1.17%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.93%) VB6
11 3 (0.70%) VBScript
12 2 (0.47%) VBA
13 1 (0.23%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 68 (15.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (11.45%) MCSE
3 38 (8.88%) Degree
4 37 (8.64%) MCP
5 21 (4.91%) MCSA
6 19 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (3.50%) MCITP
8 14 (3.27%) CCNA
9 13 (3.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.17%) Security Cleared
11 4 (0.93%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.93%) HNC
11 4 (0.93%) HND
12 3 (0.70%) CCA
12 3 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (0.70%) MCTS
13 2 (0.47%) APMP
14 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.23%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.54%) SLA
2 6 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.40%) QA
3 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.23%) BS25999
System Software
1 138 (32.24%) Active Directory
2 67 (15.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (5.37%) Hyper-V
4 22 (5.14%) XenApp
4 22 (5.14%) vSphere
5 19 (4.44%) VMware ESX
6 13 (3.04%) XenDesktop
6 13 (3.04%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.64%) VMware Server
8 5 (1.17%) UAG
9 4 (0.93%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.23%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.23%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 30 (7.01%) SCCM
2 17 (3.97%) NetBackup
3 16 (3.74%) SCOM
4 10 (2.34%) HP Data Protector
5 5 (1.17%) SCSM
5 5 (1.17%) SCVMM
5 5 (1.17%) WSUS
6 4 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.70%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.70%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.47%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 105 (24.53%) VMware
2 73 (17.06%) Citrix
3 32 (7.48%) Cisco
4 28 (6.54%) HP
5 16 (3.74%) Symantec
6 15 (3.50%) 3PAR
7 13 (3.04%) NetApp
8 12 (2.80%) IBM
9 11 (2.57%) Apple
9 11 (2.57%) Juniper
10 9 (2.10%) Dell
10 9 (2.10%) Websense
11 8 (1.87%) Veeam
11 8 (1.87%) Cognos
12 7 (1.64%) Avaya
13 6 (1.40%) Oracle
13 6 (1.40%) Altiris
14 5 (1.17%) CheckPoint
14 5 (1.17%) Fortinet
14 5 (1.17%) WatchGuard
Crawley, West Sussex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35575.00 - £40850.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £12,500 to £13,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35575.00 - £40850.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27790.00 - £30800.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35575 - £40800 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27250 - £30800 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-63k DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 15 days ago
Chichester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Littlehampton
The Body Shop International
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Worthing
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Package
Posted: 22 days ago
West Sussex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago