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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 227 196 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 18.79% 17.67% 19.76%
As % of the Vendors category 42.12% 37.76% 51.09%
Number of salaries quoted 189 175 265
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £22,650 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
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
539 519 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 44.62% 46.80% 38.68%
Number of salaries quoted 472 460 474
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 £27,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 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 2 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 +4 81 £40,500 +1.25% 11
Worthing -1 33 £40,000 +15.94% 2
Gatwick -5 21 £35,000 -22.22%
Horsham -5 20 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Haywards Heath -10 13 £35,000 +27.27% 3
Burgess Hill -7 10 £28,750 +19.79% 1
Chichester -17 5 £45,000 +42.85% 1
East Grinstead -2 2 - - 2
Shoreham-by-Sea -3 2 £19,000 -49.33%
Littlehampton - 2 £31,250 -
Petworth - 1 - -
Lancing - 1 £30,000 -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 279 (51.19%) Windows
2 209 (38.35%) Active Directory
3 203 (37.25%) SQL Server
4 183 (33.58%) MS Excel
5 175 (32.11%) SQL
6 157 (28.81%) Finance
7 145 (26.61%) ITIL
8 143 (26.24%) .NET
9 123 (22.57%) VMware
10 109 (20.00%) ASP.NET
11 107 (19.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 102 (18.72%) SharePoint
13 101 (18.53%) C#
14 96 (17.61%) JavaScript
15 95 (17.43%) MS Office
16 91 (16.70%) Windows 7
17 88 (16.15%) Microsoft Certification
18 81 (14.86%) VMware Infrastructure
19 77 (14.13%) Project Management
20 71 (13.03%) Firewall
21 69 (12.66%) DNS
21 69 (12.66%) Web Services
22 68 (12.48%) HTML
22 68 (12.48%) MS Exchange
23 67 (12.29%) Citrix
24 65 (11.93%) IIS
25 62 (11.38%) CSS
26 61 (11.19%) DHCP
27 57 (10.46%) MVC
27 57 (10.46%) XML

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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
1 102 (18.72%) SharePoint
2 68 (12.48%) MS Exchange
3 65 (11.93%) IIS
4 43 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 30 (5.50%) BizTalk Server
6 26 (4.77%) SharePoint 2013
7 24 (4.40%) Lync
8 18 (3.30%) WebSphere Portal
8 18 (3.30%) FileNet
8 18 (3.30%) WebSphere Process Server
8 18 (3.30%) WebSphere
8 18 (3.30%) IBM Notes
8 18 (3.30%) WebSphere Application Server
9 16 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
10 13 (2.39%) Apache
11 12 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2003
12 11 (2.02%) MS Project Server
12 11 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
13 10 (1.83%) CMS
13 10 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 183 (33.58%) MS Excel
2 95 (17.43%) MS Office
3 20 (3.67%) MS Project
4 7 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.10%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.65%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.37%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.69%) SaaS
2 14 (2.57%) IaaS
3 11 (2.02%) Office 365
4 9 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.18%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 71 (13.03%) Firewall
2 69 (12.66%) DNS
3 61 (11.19%) DHCP
4 56 (10.28%) SAN
5 55 (10.09%) TCP/IP
6 53 (9.72%) WAN
7 50 (9.17%) LAN
8 41 (7.52%) VPN
8 41 (7.52%) Wi-Fi
9 24 (4.40%) Internet
10 23 (4.22%) FTP
11 21 (3.85%) VoIP
12 16 (2.94%) DMZ
12 16 (2.94%) BIG-IP
13 13 (2.39%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (1.83%) Intranet
15 8 (1.47%) Network Security
16 7 (1.28%) Wireless
16 7 (1.28%) Broadband
17 6 (1.10%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (37.25%) SQL Server
2 39 (7.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (6.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 36 (6.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 29 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (4.77%) DB2
7 22 (4.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (2.75%) MS Access
10 14 (2.57%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (2.39%) MySQL
12 10 (1.83%) Relational Database
13 5 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (0.92%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.92%) Redis
13 5 (0.92%) DTS
14 4 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.73%) QlikView
15 3 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (3.30%) Eclipse
1 18 (3.30%) Rational Application Developer
2 17 (3.12%) Visual Studio
3 16 (2.94%) NUnit
3 16 (2.94%) Rhino Mocks
4 11 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.47%) Subversion
6 4 (0.73%) Selenium
6 4 (0.73%) PHPUnit
7 3 (0.55%) Moq
7 3 (0.55%) MSTest
8 2 (0.37%) WiX
8 2 (0.37%) Toad
8 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.18%) RequisitePro
9 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.18%) JIRA
9 1 (0.18%) CruiseControl
General
1 157 (28.81%) Finance
2 26 (4.77%) Marketing
3 18 (3.30%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.94%) Retail
5 14 (2.57%) Advertising
5 14 (2.57%) Banking
6 12 (2.20%) Investment Banking
7 11 (2.02%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.83%) Back Office
9 8 (1.47%) Electronics
9 8 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.47%) Military
10 6 (1.10%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.55%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.18%) Law
12 1 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 143 (26.24%) Analyst
2 139 (25.50%) Developer
3 64 (11.74%) .NET Developer
4 59 (10.83%) Support Engineer
5 58 (10.64%) Support Analyst
6 47 (8.62%) C# Developer
7 37 (6.79%) Software Developer
7 37 (6.79%) Architect
8 32 (5.87%) Senior Developer
9 31 (5.69%) 2nd Line Support
10 29 (5.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 29 (5.32%) Junior
11 28 (5.14%) IT Support
12 26 (4.77%) C# Software Developer
12 26 (4.77%) Desktop Support
12 26 (4.77%) Senior Analyst
13 25 (4.59%) C# .NET Developer
14 23 (4.22%) Administrator
14 23 (4.22%) Project Manager
15 21 (3.85%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (26.24%) .NET
2 109 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 69 (12.66%) Web Services
4 68 (12.48%) HTML
5 62 (11.38%) CSS
6 57 (10.46%) XML
7 52 (9.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 43 (7.89%) SOAP
9 24 (4.40%) WCF
9 24 (4.40%) jQuery
10 21 (3.85%) RESTful
10 21 (3.85%) JSON
11 20 (3.67%) WinForms
12 19 (3.49%) J2EE
12 19 (3.49%) Castle Windsor
13 18 (3.30%) Dojo
13 18 (3.30%) JAX-RPC
13 18 (3.30%) XSL
13 18 (3.30%) XSLT
13 18 (3.30%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 26 (4.77%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (4.22%) Replication
3 18 (3.30%) DataPower
4 16 (2.94%) Tandem
4 16 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.75%) Blackberry
6 12 (2.20%) Clustering
7 9 (1.65%) iPhone
8 7 (1.28%) iPad
8 7 (1.28%) PKI
9 6 (1.10%) Open Source
10 5 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.73%) Data Extraction
11 4 (0.73%) EqualLogic
11 4 (0.73%) Statistics
11 4 (0.73%) Firmware
12 3 (0.55%) Computer Science
13 2 (0.37%) Chemistry
13 2 (0.37%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.37%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 279 (51.19%) Windows
2 107 (19.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 91 (16.70%) Windows 7
4 54 (9.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (9.17%) Windows XP
6 45 (8.26%) Windows 8
7 44 (8.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 35 (6.42%) Linux
9 13 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (2.02%) Windows Vista
11 9 (1.65%) Android
12 7 (1.28%) Windows Phone
13 6 (1.10%) UNIX
14 5 (0.92%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.73%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (26.61%) ITIL
2 77 (14.13%) Project Management
3 57 (10.46%) MVC
4 47 (8.62%) Line Management
5 45 (8.26%) Service Management
6 37 (6.79%) PRINCE2
7 35 (6.42%) CRM
7 35 (6.42%) TDD
8 33 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 29 (5.32%) Enterprise Architecture
10 27 (4.95%) ERP
10 27 (4.95%) Scrum
11 25 (4.59%) Change Management
11 25 (4.59%) Software Engineering
11 25 (4.59%) Unit Testing
12 24 (4.40%) Incident Management
12 24 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (4.40%) Mentoring
13 23 (4.22%) ITSM
14 22 (4.04%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 175 (32.11%) SQL
2 101 (18.53%) C#
3 96 (17.61%) JavaScript
4 50 (9.17%) T-SQL
5 22 (4.04%) C++
6 19 (3.49%) Java
7 18 (3.30%) PHP
8 17 (3.12%) VB
9 10 (1.83%) C
9 10 (1.83%) VB6
10 9 (1.65%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.10%) VBScript
12 4 (0.73%) Tcl
12 4 (0.73%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.18%) VBA
13 1 (0.18%) Python
13 1 (0.18%) X++
13 1 (0.18%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 88 (16.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (10.09%) MCSE
3 44 (8.07%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (7.71%) Degree
5 30 (5.50%) ITIL Certification
6 27 (4.95%) MCSA
7 24 (4.40%) MCP
8 21 (3.85%) CCNP
9 19 (3.49%) CCNA
9 19 (3.49%) MCITP
10 18 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (2.75%) SC Cleared
11 15 (2.75%) Security Cleared
12 7 (1.28%) MCTS
13 6 (1.10%) MCDST
14 4 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (0.73%) CCIE
15 3 (0.55%) CCSP
16 2 (0.37%) CCA
16 2 (0.37%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (8.44%) SLA
2 11 (2.02%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.55%) QA
4 2 (0.37%) HL7
4 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 209 (38.35%) Active Directory
2 81 (14.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (6.24%) Hyper-V
3 34 (6.24%) vSphere
4 19 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (3.30%) XenApp
5 18 (3.30%) VMware ESX
6 14 (2.57%) UAG
7 7 (1.28%) XenDesktop
8 6 (1.10%) Xen
8 6 (1.10%) Terminal Server
9 4 (0.73%) Squid
10 3 (0.55%) NFS
11 2 (0.37%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.37%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.37%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.18%) VMware GSX
12 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 51 (9.36%) SCCM
2 33 (6.06%) SCOM
3 25 (4.59%) SCSM
4 20 (3.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 20 (3.67%) NetBackup
5 17 (3.12%) Tivoli
6 10 (1.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (1.10%) Backup Exec
8 5 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (0.73%) Nagios
10 3 (0.55%) WSUS
10 3 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 1 (0.18%) SCDPM
12 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.18%) MOM
12 1 (0.18%) Nessus
Vendors
1 123 (22.57%) VMware
2 67 (12.29%) Citrix
3 53 (9.72%) Cisco
4 45 (8.26%) HP
5 36 (6.61%) Symantec
6 24 (4.40%) Juniper
7 22 (4.04%) IBM
8 19 (3.49%) Oracle
9 18 (3.30%) JBoss
9 18 (3.30%) ILOG
9 18 (3.30%) Lotus
9 18 (3.30%) Apple
10 17 (3.12%) CheckPoint
11 13 (2.39%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.65%) Dell
12 9 (1.65%) NetApp
12 9 (1.65%) Avaya
13 8 (1.47%) Sophos
13 8 (1.47%) Draytek
14 7 (1.28%) Sage
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
networx
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits inc.
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £38000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £38000 - £43000 Per Annum C£43k + Bonus + Strong Benefi
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £44000 - £50000 Per Annum C50k + On Call + Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Intapeople
Salary: £24000 to £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chichester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-35k+Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
South East, South London, Surrey, Reigate,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 to £45,000 + generous bonus + bens
Posted: 7 days ago