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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 234 265 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 20.49% 20.02% 16.53%
As % of the Vendors category 36.97% 46.57% 35.44%
Number of salaries quoted 213 233 193
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
633 569 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 55.43% 42.98% 46.64%
Number of salaries quoted 541 504 518
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £25,000 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 78 £42,000 +3.70% 10
Gatwick +1 37 £42,500 - 1
Haywards Heath +14 25 £27,500 +30.95% 5
Horsham +7 19 £38,250 +9.28% 2
Burgess Hill +5 12 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Chichester +18 11 £33,500 -29.47%
Worthing -15 9 £28,750 -28.12%
Shoreham-by-Sea +4 1 £27,500 +44.73%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 224 (46.67%) Windows
2 177 (36.88%) SQL
3 176 (36.67%) MS Excel
4 153 (31.88%) Active Directory
5 150 (31.25%) SQL Server
6 131 (27.29%) C#
7 113 (23.54%) Finance
8 112 (23.33%) .NET
9 98 (20.42%) MS Office
10 94 (19.58%) ITIL
10 94 (19.58%) VMware
11 88 (18.33%) MS Exchange
12 83 (17.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 69 (14.38%) ASP.NET
14 68 (14.17%) WAN
15 65 (13.54%) Cisco
16 64 (13.33%) Windows 7
17 63 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
18 61 (12.71%) Visual Studio
18 61 (12.71%) Firewall
19 60 (12.50%) SharePoint
19 60 (12.50%) DNS
20 59 (12.29%) Windows Server 2012
21 57 (11.88%) JavaScript
21 57 (11.88%) VMware Infrastructure
22 56 (11.67%) LAN
23 54 (11.25%) Microsoft Certification
23 54 (11.25%) SAN
24 53 (11.04%) MVC
25 52 (10.83%) CSS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 88 (18.33%) MS Exchange
2 60 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 52 (10.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 43 (8.96%) IIS
5 39 (8.13%) Lync
6 17 (3.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 14 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (2.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 12 (2.50%) Apache
9 12 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (2.08%) nginx
12 9 (1.88%) CMS
13 8 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.83%) SAS
15 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
16 2 (0.42%) WebLogic
16 2 (0.42%) Office Communications Server
16 2 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
17 1 (0.21%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 176 (36.67%) MS Excel
2 98 (20.42%) MS Office
3 20 (4.17%) MS Visio
4 15 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.83%) MS Project
6 2 (0.42%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.21%) InDesign
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (1.88%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.42%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.21%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.08%) Office 365
2 8 (1.67%) SaaS
2 8 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.83%) IaaS
3 4 (0.83%) Symantec.cloud
4 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.42%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (14.17%) WAN
2 61 (12.71%) Firewall
3 60 (12.50%) DNS
4 56 (11.67%) LAN
5 54 (11.25%) SAN
6 44 (9.17%) DHCP
7 41 (8.54%) TCP/IP
8 16 (3.33%) VPN
9 13 (2.71%) VLAN
9 13 (2.71%) NAS
10 12 (2.50%) Intranet
11 11 (2.29%) Internet
12 10 (2.08%) BIG-IP
13 9 (1.88%) Unified Communications
14 8 (1.67%) Wireless
15 7 (1.46%) VoIP
15 7 (1.46%) Cisco Nexus
16 6 (1.25%) SSL
16 6 (1.25%) IP Telephony
17 5 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 44 (9.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (5.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (4.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 21 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (1.88%) MySQL
7 9 (1.88%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (1.46%) MS Access
9 6 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (0.83%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.83%) OLAP
11 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.42%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.42%) OLTP
12 2 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.42%) DTS
Development Applications
1 61 (12.71%) Visual Studio
2 24 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (2.71%) ReSharper
3 13 (2.71%) LINQPad
4 12 (2.50%) Rhino Mocks
4 12 (2.50%) NUnit
5 10 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 10 (2.08%) Behat
5 10 (2.08%) PHPUnit
6 3 (0.63%) Subversion
6 3 (0.63%) Selenium
6 3 (0.63%) AdminStudio
7 2 (0.42%) Trac
7 2 (0.42%) SilkTest
8 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.21%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (0.21%) JIRA
8 1 (0.21%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.21%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.21%) SoapUI
General
1 113 (23.54%) Finance
2 16 (3.33%) Marketing
3 14 (2.92%) Back Office
3 14 (2.92%) Spanish Language
4 13 (2.71%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.29%) Publishing
6 9 (1.88%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.67%) Retail
8 7 (1.46%) Law
8 7 (1.46%) Legal
9 6 (1.25%) French Language
10 4 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.83%) Advertising
11 3 (0.63%) Billing
12 2 (0.42%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.42%) German Language
13 1 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 113 (23.54%) Developer
2 99 (20.63%) Analyst
3 69 (14.38%) Support Analyst
4 56 (11.67%) .NET Developer
5 48 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 46 (9.58%) C# .NET Developer
7 37 (7.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 37 (7.71%) ASP.NET Developer
8 34 (7.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 31 (6.46%) Service Desk Analyst
9 31 (6.46%) Service Analyst
10 29 (6.04%) Support Engineer
11 28 (5.83%) Software Developer
12 26 (5.42%) Architect
13 25 (5.21%) Project Manager
14 23 (4.79%) Software Engineer
14 23 (4.79%) IT Support
15 21 (4.38%) Administrator
15 21 (4.38%) Infrastructure Architect
16 18 (3.75%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (23.33%) .NET
2 69 (14.38%) ASP.NET
3 52 (10.83%) CSS
4 47 (9.79%) HTML
5 35 (7.29%) jQuery
6 31 (6.46%) Web Services
7 28 (5.83%) .NET Framework
8 27 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (5.21%) COM
10 21 (4.38%) STL
10 21 (4.38%) MFC
10 21 (4.38%) Qt
10 21 (4.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 21 (4.38%) D-Bus
11 15 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (2.71%) KnockoutJS
13 11 (2.29%) AngularJS
13 11 (2.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 10 (2.08%) REST
15 8 (1.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.83%) Data Centre
3 20 (4.17%) Clustering
4 19 (3.96%) Replication
5 15 (3.13%) Inversion of Control
6 10 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.67%) User Experience
8 5 (1.04%) Blackberry
9 4 (0.83%) iPad
9 4 (0.83%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.63%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.63%) E-Learning
10 3 (0.63%) Biometrics
10 3 (0.63%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.63%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.42%) FlexPod
11 2 (0.42%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.42%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 224 (46.67%) Windows
2 83 (17.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 59 (12.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (9.17%) Linux
6 40 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (6.25%) Windows 8
8 20 (4.17%) Windows XP
9 15 (3.13%) Android
9 15 (3.13%) UNIX
10 9 (1.88%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.83%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.42%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.42%) OS/400
13 2 (0.42%) i5/OS
14 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.21%) CentOS
14 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (19.58%) ITIL
2 63 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (11.04%) MVC
4 52 (10.83%) Software Engineering
5 50 (10.42%) TDD
6 46 (9.58%) Project Management
7 43 (8.96%) SDLC
8 40 (8.33%) Service Delivery
9 38 (7.92%) Service Management
10 28 (5.83%) Load Balancing
11 27 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
12 24 (5.00%) Unit Testing
13 23 (4.79%) Mentoring
14 22 (4.58%) Business Continuity
15 21 (4.38%) Multithreading
15 21 (4.38%) MVVM
16 20 (4.17%) CRM
16 20 (4.17%) Configuration Management
17 18 (3.75%) Change Management
18 17 (3.54%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 177 (36.88%) SQL
2 131 (27.29%) C#
3 57 (11.88%) JavaScript
4 46 (9.58%) T-SQL
5 33 (6.88%) Java
6 29 (6.04%) C++
7 15 (3.13%) PowerShell
7 15 (3.13%) PHP
8 13 (2.71%) Python
9 8 (1.67%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.46%) X++
11 6 (1.25%) VBA
12 4 (0.83%) VBScript
12 4 (0.83%) VB
13 2 (0.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.42%) R
14 1 (0.21%) Groovy
14 1 (0.21%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 54 (11.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (7.08%) Degree
3 28 (5.83%) MCSE
4 26 (5.42%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (3.75%) Security Cleared
6 17 (3.54%) CCNA
7 14 (2.92%) SC Cleared
8 11 (2.29%) MCP
9 10 (2.08%) MCSA
9 10 (2.08%) MCITP
10 7 (1.46%) CCNP
11 6 (1.25%) ISEB
12 5 (1.04%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.63%) MOS
13 3 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.63%) CCIE
13 3 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.42%) APMP
14 2 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.42%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (9.17%) SLA
2 7 (1.46%) QA
2 7 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 153 (31.88%) Active Directory
2 57 (11.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (5.83%) Hyper-V
4 17 (3.54%) XenApp
5 13 (2.71%) VMware ESX
5 13 (2.71%) Forefront TMG
6 12 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (2.29%) ISA Server
8 10 (2.08%) iptables
9 8 (1.67%) vSphere
10 6 (1.25%) XenDesktop
11 5 (1.04%) XenServer
12 3 (0.63%) UAG
13 2 (0.42%) NFS
13 2 (0.42%) Firmware
13 2 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (8.54%) SCCM
2 15 (3.13%) WSUS
3 14 (2.92%) SCSM
3 14 (2.92%) SCOM
4 9 (1.88%) ARCserve
5 6 (1.25%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.42%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.42%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 94 (19.58%) VMware
2 65 (13.54%) Cisco
3 50 (10.42%) Citrix
4 31 (6.46%) HP
5 24 (5.00%) Dell
6 18 (3.75%) NetApp
7 14 (2.92%) Cognos
7 14 (2.92%) IBM
8 13 (2.71%) Riverbed
8 13 (2.71%) Dell Compellent
8 13 (2.71%) Red Gate
9 11 (2.29%) Oracle
9 11 (2.29%) Symantec
10 10 (2.08%) CheckPoint
10 10 (2.08%) Juniper
11 9 (1.88%) SolarWinds
11 9 (1.88%) 3Com
11 9 (1.88%) Sophos
11 9 (1.88%) 3PAR
11 9 (1.88%) Lumension
Horsham, West Sussex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Sussex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + Private Medical + Pension + Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum £12.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Bluetownonline
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45-55k Dependant on EXP
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45-55k Dependant on EXP
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Cyber Team
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Ace European Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Hassocks, West Sussex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago