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 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 5 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 256 299 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 20.85% 21.57% 13.77%
As % of the Vendors category 39.51% 45.44% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 226 265 170
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £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
648 658 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 52.77% 47.47% 49.16%
Number of salaries quoted 592 574 578
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 5 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 5 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 89 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Worthing +2 28 £38,188 +32.82% 1
Gatwick +1 27 £35,000 -36.36% 2
Horsham -10 22 £37,750 -5.62% 3
Haywards Heath -2 18 £40,500 +76.08% 2
Burgess Hill 0 14 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Chichester -1 13 £34,000 -2.85% 1
East Grinstead +3 8 £28,500 -32.94%
Bognor Regis - 1 £27,500 -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 203 (43.84%) Windows
2 157 (33.91%) MS Excel
3 153 (33.05%) SQL Server
4 152 (32.83%) Active Directory
5 149 (32.18%) SQL
6 124 (26.78%) C#
7 113 (24.41%) .NET
8 106 (22.89%) VMware
9 98 (21.17%) ITIL
10 89 (19.22%) MS Office
11 81 (17.49%) Windows Server 2008
12 78 (16.85%) Finance
13 75 (16.20%) ASP.NET
14 74 (15.98%) MS Exchange
15 72 (15.55%) MVC
16 71 (15.33%) DNS
17 68 (14.69%) Windows 7
18 66 (14.25%) JavaScript
19 65 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
19 65 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
20 64 (13.82%) TDD
20 64 (13.82%) Citrix
21 62 (13.39%) Cisco
22 61 (13.17%) SAN
22 61 (13.17%) CSS
23 60 (12.96%) HTML
24 59 (12.74%) Agile Software Development
25 58 (12.53%) Windows Server 2012
26 57 (12.31%) DHCP
26 57 (12.31%) Firewall

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 74 (15.98%) MS Exchange
2 50 (10.80%) SharePoint
3 38 (8.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (7.13%) Lync
5 30 (6.48%) IIS
6 22 (4.75%) Apache
7 21 (4.54%) nginx
8 16 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2007
9 14 (3.02%) SharePoint 2010
10 13 (2.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 12 (2.59%) SharePoint 2013
12 11 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (1.94%) CMS
13 9 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (1.08%) SAS
15 4 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
16 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
17 2 (0.43%) MS Project Server
17 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
17 2 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 157 (33.91%) MS Excel
2 89 (19.22%) MS Office
3 13 (2.81%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.73%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.73%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.08%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.43%) Tridion
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.32%) Office 365
2 13 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.65%) SaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.22%) Symantec.cloud
4 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 71 (15.33%) DNS
2 61 (13.17%) SAN
3 57 (12.31%) Firewall
3 57 (12.31%) DHCP
4 56 (12.10%) WAN
5 53 (11.45%) LAN
6 34 (7.34%) TCP/IP
7 19 (4.10%) Wireless
8 14 (3.02%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (2.16%) VPN
9 10 (2.16%) VoIP
9 10 (2.16%) NAS
10 9 (1.94%) BIG-IP
11 6 (1.30%) VLAN
11 6 (1.30%) Internet
11 6 (1.30%) Unified Communications
11 6 (1.30%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (1.08%) Intranet
13 4 (0.86%) SSL
13 4 (0.86%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (33.05%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (2.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (1.94%) Amazon RDS
6 9 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (1.73%) MS Access
8 6 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.86%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.65%) MySQL
10 3 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.22%) OLAP
12 1 (0.22%) OLTP
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.22%) UniData
Development Applications
1 52 (11.23%) Visual Studio
2 21 (4.54%) PHPUnit
2 21 (4.54%) Behat
3 19 (4.10%) Rhino Mocks
3 19 (4.10%) NUnit
4 15 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (3.02%) Subversion
6 8 (1.73%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.65%) LINQPad
7 3 (0.65%) ReSharper
8 2 (0.43%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.22%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (0.22%) MSTest
9 1 (0.22%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.22%) Selenium
9 1 (0.22%) Rational Functional Tester
9 1 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.22%) SilkTest
9 1 (0.22%) JIRA
9 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
General
1 78 (16.85%) Finance
2 16 (3.46%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.59%) Back Office
4 8 (1.73%) French Language
4 8 (1.73%) Spanish Language
5 7 (1.51%) Retail
5 7 (1.51%) Publishing
6 5 (1.08%) Marketing
7 4 (0.86%) Billing
8 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.43%) Military
9 2 (0.43%) Legal
9 2 (0.43%) German Language
10 1 (0.22%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 136 (29.37%) Developer
2 90 (19.44%) Analyst
3 66 (14.25%) .NET Developer
4 52 (11.23%) Support Analyst
5 50 (10.80%) C# Developer
6 47 (10.15%) C# .NET Developer
7 39 (8.42%) Software Developer
7 39 (8.42%) ASP.NET Developer
8 38 (8.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 34 (7.34%) Support Engineer
10 29 (6.26%) Service Analyst
10 29 (6.26%) Service Desk Analyst
11 27 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 21 (4.54%) Senior Developer
13 20 (4.32%) Architect
13 20 (4.32%) Project Manager
14 19 (4.10%) Administrator
14 19 (4.10%) Team Leader
15 17 (3.67%) Software Engineer
15 17 (3.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (24.41%) .NET
2 75 (16.20%) ASP.NET
3 61 (13.17%) CSS
4 60 (12.96%) HTML
5 45 (9.72%) Web Services
6 38 (8.21%) jQuery
7 36 (7.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 27 (5.83%) .NET Framework
9 23 (4.97%) REST
10 17 (3.67%) WCF
11 15 (3.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 13 (2.81%) NHibernate
12 13 (2.81%) COM
13 11 (2.38%) MFC
13 11 (2.38%) STL
13 11 (2.38%) Qt
13 11 (2.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 11 (2.38%) D-Bus
14 10 (2.16%) XML
15 9 (1.94%) MonoRail
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.83%) Clustering
3 14 (3.02%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.81%) Replication
5 12 (2.59%) Blackberry
6 11 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.94%) Tandem
8 8 (1.73%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (1.08%) iPad
10 4 (0.86%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.86%) User Experience
10 4 (0.86%) Smartphone
10 4 (0.86%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.65%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.65%) Biometrics
11 3 (0.65%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.65%) EqualLogic
12 2 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.43%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 203 (43.84%) Windows
2 81 (17.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 68 (14.69%) Windows 7
4 58 (12.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (9.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 42 (9.07%) Linux
7 22 (4.75%) UNIX
8 19 (4.10%) Windows XP
9 18 (3.89%) Android
10 17 (3.67%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.08%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.86%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.43%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.43%) i5/OS
13 2 (0.43%) OS/400
13 2 (0.43%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (21.17%) ITIL
2 72 (15.55%) MVC
3 64 (13.82%) TDD
4 59 (12.74%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (8.64%) Unit Testing
6 38 (8.21%) Software Engineering
7 33 (7.13%) Project Management
8 30 (6.48%) BDD
9 29 (6.26%) Service Delivery
10 28 (6.05%) Load Balancing
10 28 (6.05%) Mentoring
11 26 (5.62%) Service Management
12 25 (5.40%) OO
13 24 (5.18%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (4.97%) Disaster Recovery
15 22 (4.75%) CRM
16 21 (4.54%) Requirements Analysis
16 21 (4.54%) Continuous Delivery
16 21 (4.54%) OO PHP
17 20 (4.32%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 149 (32.18%) SQL
2 124 (26.78%) C#
3 66 (14.25%) JavaScript
4 42 (9.07%) T-SQL
5 27 (5.83%) Java
6 24 (5.18%) C++
7 22 (4.75%) PHP
8 18 (3.89%) Python
9 12 (2.59%) VB.NET
10 9 (1.94%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.73%) VBA
12 7 (1.51%) X++
13 4 (0.86%) VB
14 2 (0.43%) VBScript
15 1 (0.22%) C
15 1 (0.22%) PHP5
15 1 (0.22%) R
15 1 (0.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 65 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (9.72%) MCSE
3 44 (9.50%) Degree
4 25 (5.40%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (4.97%) MCP
6 18 (3.89%) CCNA
7 14 (3.02%) MCSA
8 13 (2.81%) MCITP
9 9 (1.94%) Security Cleared
10 6 (1.30%) SC Cleared
10 6 (1.30%) CCNP
11 5 (1.08%) HNC
11 5 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.86%) HND
13 3 (0.65%) MCT
13 3 (0.65%) ISEB
13 3 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.65%) MOS
13 3 (0.65%) HP ASE
14 2 (0.43%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (9.50%) SLA
2 7 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.43%) QA
4 1 (0.22%) BS25999
4 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 152 (32.83%) Active Directory
2 65 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (7.56%) Hyper-V
4 23 (4.97%) XenApp
5 21 (4.54%) iptables
6 14 (3.02%) VMware ESX
7 11 (2.38%) vSphere
8 9 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (1.94%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.51%) VMware Server
10 5 (1.08%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (1.08%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.86%) XenServer
12 2 (0.43%) NFS
13 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 32 (6.91%) SCCM
2 14 (3.02%) HP Data Protector
2 14 (3.02%) SCSM
2 14 (3.02%) WSUS
3 9 (1.94%) SCOM
3 9 (1.94%) ARCserve
4 7 (1.51%) SCVMM
5 5 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.08%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.86%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (0.65%) vMotion
8 2 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 106 (22.89%) VMware
2 64 (13.82%) Citrix
3 62 (13.39%) Cisco
4 39 (8.42%) HP
5 20 (4.32%) Dell
5 20 (4.32%) NetApp
6 19 (4.10%) 3PAR
7 15 (3.24%) Juniper
8 14 (3.02%) CheckPoint
8 14 (3.02%) Symantec
9 12 (2.59%) IBM
10 11 (2.38%) CA
10 11 (2.38%) Sophos
11 10 (2.16%) Cognos
12 9 (1.94%) Apple
12 9 (1.94%) SolarWinds
12 9 (1.94%) Lumension
13 8 (1.73%) Websense
14 7 (1.51%) SAP
15 6 (1.30%) Oracle
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-65k
Posted: 4 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £34000 - £44000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 8 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 25,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 45,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Worthing
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + bonuses + 25 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Real Time Information Systems Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Stratospherec
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £27000 - £45000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000-42,000+Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 22,000-32,000+Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonuses + 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Burgess Hill
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago