The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Sussex region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 262 205 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 19.73% 16.27% 17.22%
As % of the Vendors category 46.05% 35.47% 44.73%
Number of salaries quoted 230 184 231
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
569 578 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 42.85% 45.87% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 505 486 469
Average salary £42,000 £39,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
South East

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +2 93 £40,750 +1.87% 12
Worthing +4 36 £40,000 +15.94% 2
Gatwick -1 31 £42,500 -3.95% 1
Horsham -13 20 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Burgess Hill 0 8 £27,500 +14.58%
Littlehampton - 4 £25,000 -
Haywards Heath -11 3 £21,000 -17.64% 1
Chichester -16 3 £47,500 +50.79% 4
Shoreham-by-Sea +2 2 £19,000 -49.33% 1
East Grinstead -2 2 £42,500 +30.76%
Bognor Regis 0 1 £27,500 +41.02%
Petworth - 1 - -
Lancing - 1 £30,000 -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 299 (53.58%) Windows
2 215 (38.53%) SQL Server
3 193 (34.59%) MS Excel
4 192 (34.41%) Active Directory
5 181 (32.44%) SQL
6 152 (27.24%) .NET
7 147 (26.34%) Finance
8 133 (23.84%) ITIL
9 116 (20.79%) VMware
10 109 (19.53%) MS Office
11 108 (19.35%) C#
12 104 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
13 103 (18.46%) JavaScript
13 103 (18.46%) ASP.NET
14 97 (17.38%) Microsoft Certification
15 92 (16.49%) SharePoint
16 89 (15.95%) Windows 7
17 82 (14.70%) Web Services
17 82 (14.70%) Firewall
18 76 (13.62%) Project Management
18 76 (13.62%) VMware Infrastructure
19 72 (12.90%) HTML
19 72 (12.90%) MS Exchange
20 68 (12.19%) CSS
21 65 (11.65%) XML
21 65 (11.65%) DNS
22 64 (11.47%) Citrix
23 63 (11.29%) IIS
24 59 (10.57%) WAN
24 59 (10.57%) Windows XP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 92 (16.49%) SharePoint
2 72 (12.90%) MS Exchange
3 63 (11.29%) IIS
4 44 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 28 (5.02%) BizTalk Server
6 24 (4.30%) Lync
7 22 (3.94%) SharePoint 2013
8 19 (3.41%) WebSphere Portal
8 19 (3.41%) FileNet
8 19 (3.41%) WebSphere Process Server
8 19 (3.41%) WebSphere
8 19 (3.41%) IBM Notes
8 19 (3.41%) WebSphere Application Server
9 17 (3.05%) Apache
10 16 (2.87%) SharePoint 2010
11 14 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2003
12 12 (2.15%) CMS
13 11 (1.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 11 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
13 11 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 193 (34.59%) MS Excel
2 109 (19.53%) MS Office
3 9 (1.61%) MS Project
4 7 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.08%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.36%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.73%) SaaS
2 14 (2.51%) IaaS
3 11 (1.97%) Office 365
4 9 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.54%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 82 (14.70%) Firewall
2 65 (11.65%) DNS
3 59 (10.57%) WAN
4 58 (10.39%) DHCP
5 55 (9.86%) SAN
6 54 (9.68%) TCP/IP
7 53 (9.50%) LAN
8 46 (8.24%) VPN
9 38 (6.81%) Wi-Fi
10 35 (6.27%) Internet
11 25 (4.48%) FTP
12 19 (3.41%) VoIP
13 18 (3.23%) DMZ
14 15 (2.69%) BIG-IP
15 13 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (1.97%) Intranet
17 10 (1.79%) Broadband
18 8 (1.43%) Unified Communications
19 7 (1.25%) Network Security
19 7 (1.25%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (38.53%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 27 (4.84%) DB2
6 26 (4.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (2.87%) MySQL
9 15 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (1.79%) MS Access
12 9 (1.61%) Relational Database
13 6 (1.08%) Redis
13 6 (1.08%) QlikView
14 5 (0.90%) DTS
14 5 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (0.90%) Oracle Database
15 4 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
16 3 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
16 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 23 (4.12%) Visual Studio
2 19 (3.41%) Eclipse
2 19 (3.41%) Rational Application Developer
3 14 (2.51%) NUnit
3 14 (2.51%) Rhino Mocks
4 13 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (1.97%) Subversion
6 6 (1.08%) MSTest
6 6 (1.08%) Moq
7 4 (0.72%) PHPUnit
7 4 (0.72%) Selenium
8 3 (0.54%) MSBuild
8 3 (0.54%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.54%) JIRA
8 3 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (0.54%) RequisitePro
9 2 (0.36%) Toad
9 2 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 147 (26.34%) Finance
2 28 (5.02%) Marketing
3 17 (3.05%) Banking
4 16 (2.87%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.69%) Retail
5 15 (2.69%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.33%) Advertising
7 11 (1.97%) Back Office
8 9 (1.61%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.25%) Military
11 6 (1.08%) Electronics
12 5 (0.90%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.54%) Polish Language
14 1 (0.18%) Law
14 1 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 139 (24.91%) Developer
2 138 (24.73%) Analyst
3 60 (10.75%) Support Engineer
4 59 (10.57%) Support Analyst
5 58 (10.39%) .NET Developer
6 47 (8.42%) C# Developer
7 41 (7.35%) Software Developer
8 35 (6.27%) Architect
9 31 (5.56%) Senior Developer
10 30 (5.38%) 2nd Line Support
10 30 (5.38%) IT Support
11 29 (5.20%) C# Software Developer
12 28 (5.02%) Software Engineer
13 27 (4.84%) Junior
14 25 (4.48%) Desktop Support
14 25 (4.48%) Administrator
14 25 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 24 (4.30%) Applications Support
16 22 (3.94%) SQL Developer
17 21 (3.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (27.24%) .NET
2 103 (18.46%) ASP.NET
3 82 (14.70%) Web Services
4 72 (12.90%) HTML
5 68 (12.19%) CSS
6 65 (11.65%) XML
7 56 (10.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 52 (9.32%) SOAP
9 28 (5.02%) WinForms
10 25 (4.48%) RESTful
10 25 (4.48%) jQuery
11 24 (4.30%) JSON
12 22 (3.94%) WCF
12 22 (3.94%) WPF
13 21 (3.76%) ADO.NET
14 19 (3.41%) JAX-RPC
14 19 (3.41%) XSL
14 19 (3.41%) XSLT
14 19 (3.41%) DHTML
14 19 (3.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.20%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (4.12%) Replication
3 19 (3.41%) DataPower
4 18 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 18 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.15%) Clustering
6 11 (1.97%) Tandem
7 9 (1.61%) Open Source
8 8 (1.43%) EqualLogic
8 8 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (1.43%) iPhone
9 7 (1.25%) PKI
10 6 (1.08%) Data Extraction
10 6 (1.08%) iPad
11 5 (0.90%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.72%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.72%) Firmware
13 3 (0.54%) Statistics
13 3 (0.54%) Inversion of Control
14 2 (0.36%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 299 (53.58%) Windows
2 104 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 89 (15.95%) Windows 7
4 59 (10.57%) Windows XP
5 54 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 49 (8.78%) Windows 8
6 49 (8.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 43 (7.71%) Linux
8 11 (1.97%) Windows Vista
9 10 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.25%) UNIX
11 6 (1.08%) Windows Phone
11 6 (1.08%) Android
12 5 (0.90%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.54%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.54%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (23.84%) ITIL
2 76 (13.62%) Project Management
3 58 (10.39%) MVC
4 49 (8.78%) Service Management
5 36 (6.45%) TDD
6 33 (5.91%) PRINCE2
7 31 (5.56%) Software Engineering
8 29 (5.20%) Continuous Improvement
9 28 (5.02%) Enterprise Architecture
9 28 (5.02%) Unit Testing
9 28 (5.02%) CRM
9 28 (5.02%) Scrum
10 26 (4.66%) ERP
11 24 (4.30%) ITSM
11 24 (4.30%) Change Management
11 24 (4.30%) Problem Management
12 22 (3.94%) Service Delivery
13 21 (3.76%) OO
14 20 (3.58%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (3.23%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 181 (32.44%) SQL
2 108 (19.35%) C#
3 103 (18.46%) JavaScript
4 53 (9.50%) T-SQL
5 32 (5.73%) C++
6 24 (4.30%) Java
7 18 (3.23%) PHP
7 18 (3.23%) VB
8 11 (1.97%) C
8 11 (1.97%) PowerShell
9 10 (1.79%) VB6
10 6 (1.08%) VBScript
11 5 (0.90%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.72%) Tcl
13 3 (0.54%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.54%) C++/CLI
14 2 (0.36%) VC++
15 1 (0.18%) Python
15 1 (0.18%) X++
15 1 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 97 (17.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (9.32%) MCSE
3 38 (6.81%) Degree
4 36 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
6 24 (4.30%) MCSA
7 23 (4.12%) MCP
8 21 (3.76%) CCNP
9 19 (3.41%) MCITP
10 18 (3.23%) Security Cleared
10 18 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 16 (2.87%) SC Cleared
12 15 (2.69%) CCNA
13 12 (2.15%) MCTS
14 10 (1.79%) MCDST
15 6 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 5 (0.90%) VCP5
16 5 (0.90%) JNCIS
17 4 (0.72%) CCIE
17 4 (0.72%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (8.96%) SLA
2 11 (1.97%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.36%) QA
3 2 (0.36%) HL7
4 1 (0.18%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 192 (34.41%) Active Directory
2 76 (13.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (7.53%) Hyper-V
4 26 (4.66%) vSphere
5 16 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (2.51%) VMware ESX
7 12 (2.15%) XenApp
8 9 (1.61%) UAG
9 7 (1.25%) Xen
10 6 (1.08%) Terminal Server
11 5 (0.90%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.72%) Squid
13 3 (0.54%) NFS
14 2 (0.36%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.18%) VMware GSX
15 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.18%) MetaFrame
15 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 47 (8.42%) SCCM
2 29 (5.20%) SCOM
3 23 (4.12%) SCSM
4 20 (3.58%) Norton AntiVirus
5 17 (3.05%) Tivoli
6 14 (2.51%) NetBackup
7 10 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 8 (1.43%) WSUS
9 6 (1.08%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (0.72%) Nagios
12 3 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
13 2 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 2 (0.36%) HP Data Protector
14 1 (0.18%) SCDPM
14 1 (0.18%) MOM
14 1 (0.18%) Nessus
Vendors
1 116 (20.79%) VMware
2 64 (11.47%) Citrix
3 54 (9.68%) Cisco
4 48 (8.60%) HP
5 34 (6.09%) Symantec
6 25 (4.48%) Juniper
7 23 (4.12%) IBM
8 21 (3.76%) Oracle
8 21 (3.76%) CheckPoint
9 19 (3.41%) JBoss
9 19 (3.41%) ILOG
9 19 (3.41%) Lotus
10 18 (3.23%) Apple
11 13 (2.33%) Dell
12 12 (2.15%) NetApp
13 10 (1.79%) Sage
13 10 (1.79%) Red Hat
14 8 (1.43%) Sophos
14 8 (1.43%) Google
14 8 (1.43%) Draytek
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-40k+Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Sussex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crawley
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Ace European Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £38000 - £43000 Per Annum To £43k + Excellent benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, Sussex
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Salary: Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-32k+Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + Car
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Chichester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Chichester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Chichester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Gatwick
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago