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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 265 292 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 22.79% 22.09% 14.70%
As % of the Vendors category 40.83% 47.71% 31.20%
Number of salaries quoted 235 262 179
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
649 612 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 55.80% 46.29% 47.10%
Number of salaries quoted 568 558 538
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 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 3 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 0 78 £42,250 +4.32% 8
Gatwick 0 40 £42,500 -22.72% 3
Horsham +3 25 £37,000 +5.71% 4
Haywards Heath +5 21 £28,000 +24.44% 2
Worthing -7 20 £40,000 - 2
Chichester +16 16 £29,250 -31.17%
Burgess Hill +3 12 £40,000 +45.45% 1
East Grinstead -3 3 £23,500 -44.70% 1
Shoreham-by-Sea +3 1 £27,500 +44.73%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 218 (45.23%) Windows
2 169 (35.06%) MS Excel
3 160 (33.20%) SQL
4 153 (31.74%) Active Directory
5 141 (29.25%) SQL Server
6 132 (27.39%) C#
7 115 (23.86%) .NET
8 105 (21.78%) Finance
9 102 (21.16%) VMware
10 101 (20.95%) MS Office
11 91 (18.88%) Windows Server 2008
12 90 (18.67%) MS Exchange
13 89 (18.46%) ITIL
14 69 (14.32%) ASP.NET
15 67 (13.90%) WAN
16 66 (13.69%) Windows 7
17 64 (13.28%) Cisco
17 64 (13.28%) Agile Software Development
18 61 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
18 61 (12.66%) DNS
18 61 (12.66%) SharePoint
19 59 (12.24%) Citrix
19 59 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
20 58 (12.03%) LAN
21 57 (11.83%) Visual Studio
21 57 (11.83%) Windows Server 2012
22 56 (11.62%) SAN
23 55 (11.41%) MVC
23 55 (11.41%) Firewall
24 54 (11.20%) JavaScript

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 90 (18.67%) MS Exchange
2 61 (12.66%) SharePoint
3 51 (10.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 39 (8.09%) Lync
5 37 (7.68%) IIS
6 15 (3.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 15 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 12 (2.49%) Apache
9 11 (2.28%) nginx
9 11 (2.28%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (2.28%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (1.87%) CMS
11 5 (1.04%) SAS
12 4 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.41%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.21%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 169 (35.06%) MS Excel
2 101 (20.95%) MS Office
3 20 (4.15%) MS Visio
4 15 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.24%) MS Project
6 2 (0.41%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.21%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 11 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.87%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.83%) SAP CRM
3 4 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.21%) Tridion
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.49%) Office 365
2 8 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.83%) SaaS
3 4 (0.83%) IaaS
3 4 (0.83%) Symantec.cloud
4 3 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.21%) PaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (13.90%) WAN
2 61 (12.66%) DNS
3 58 (12.03%) LAN
4 56 (11.62%) SAN
5 55 (11.41%) Firewall
6 46 (9.54%) DHCP
7 36 (7.47%) TCP/IP
8 14 (2.90%) NAS
9 11 (2.28%) VLAN
9 11 (2.28%) VPN
10 10 (2.07%) Intranet
10 10 (2.07%) Unified Communications
10 10 (2.07%) BIG-IP
11 9 (1.87%) Wireless
11 9 (1.87%) Internet
12 7 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (1.24%) SSL
13 6 (1.24%) VoIP
14 5 (1.04%) IP Telephony
14 5 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (29.25%) SQL Server
2 42 (8.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (4.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (3.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (3.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (2.07%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (1.45%) MS Access
11 6 (1.24%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.83%) MySQL
12 4 (0.83%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.62%) OLAP
14 2 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.41%) DTS
14 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 57 (11.83%) Visual Studio
2 22 (4.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (3.32%) Rhino Mocks
3 16 (3.32%) NUnit
4 11 (2.28%) PHPUnit
4 11 (2.28%) Behat
5 9 (1.87%) LINQPad
5 9 (1.87%) ReSharper
6 8 (1.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.62%) Subversion
7 3 (0.62%) AdminStudio
8 2 (0.41%) SilkTest
8 2 (0.41%) Selenium
8 2 (0.41%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.21%) Trac
9 1 (0.21%) Rational Functional Tester
9 1 (0.21%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (0.21%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.21%) MSBuild
General
1 105 (21.78%) Finance
2 14 (2.90%) Back Office
3 12 (2.49%) Spanish Language
4 11 (2.28%) Marketing
4 11 (2.28%) Publishing
5 10 (2.07%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.87%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.66%) French Language
8 6 (1.24%) Legal
9 5 (1.04%) Law
10 4 (0.83%) Retail
10 4 (0.83%) Billing
11 2 (0.41%) German Language
11 2 (0.41%) Advertising
11 2 (0.41%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 120 (24.90%) Developer
2 98 (20.33%) Analyst
3 67 (13.90%) Support Analyst
4 58 (12.03%) .NET Developer
5 48 (9.96%) C# Developer
6 44 (9.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 35 (7.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 34 (7.05%) ASP.NET Developer
8 34 (7.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 33 (6.85%) Software Developer
10 32 (6.64%) Service Analyst
10 32 (6.64%) Service Desk Analyst
11 28 (5.81%) Support Engineer
12 27 (5.60%) Project Manager
13 26 (5.39%) Architect
14 21 (4.36%) Infrastructure Architect
15 20 (4.15%) Software Engineer
15 20 (4.15%) IT Support
16 19 (3.94%) Administrator
17 17 (3.53%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (23.86%) .NET
2 69 (14.32%) ASP.NET
3 49 (10.17%) CSS
4 46 (9.54%) HTML
5 34 (7.05%) jQuery
6 31 (6.43%) Web Services
7 28 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (5.81%) .NET Framework
8 23 (4.77%) COM
9 18 (3.73%) MFC
9 18 (3.73%) STL
9 18 (3.73%) Qt
9 18 (3.73%) D-Bus
9 18 (3.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 13 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (2.28%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (2.28%) REST
12 9 (1.87%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (1.87%) HTML5
12 9 (1.87%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
1 27 (5.60%) Data Centre
2 25 (5.19%) Clustering
3 20 (4.15%) Replication
4 13 (2.70%) Inversion of Control
5 11 (2.28%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.87%) User Experience
7 8 (1.66%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.45%) Blackberry
9 4 (0.83%) Smartphone
9 4 (0.83%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.83%) iPad
9 4 (0.83%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.62%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.62%) E-Learning
10 3 (0.62%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.62%) Biometrics
11 2 (0.41%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.41%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 218 (45.23%) Windows
2 91 (18.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 66 (13.69%) Windows 7
4 57 (11.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (9.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 41 (8.51%) Linux
7 24 (4.98%) Windows 8
8 20 (4.15%) Windows XP
9 16 (3.32%) UNIX
10 15 (3.11%) Android
11 9 (1.87%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.83%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.41%) i5/OS
15 2 (0.41%) OS/400
15 2 (0.41%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.21%) HPUX
16 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (18.46%) ITIL
2 64 (13.28%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (11.41%) MVC
4 51 (10.58%) TDD
5 50 (10.37%) Software Engineering
6 49 (10.17%) Project Management
7 41 (8.51%) Service Delivery
8 40 (8.30%) SDLC
9 34 (7.05%) Service Management
10 32 (6.64%) Load Balancing
11 28 (5.81%) Unit Testing
12 27 (5.60%) Disaster Recovery
13 25 (5.19%) Mentoring
14 21 (4.36%) Business Continuity
15 20 (4.15%) User Stories
16 19 (3.94%) Workflow
16 19 (3.94%) CRM
16 19 (3.94%) Configuration Management
17 18 (3.73%) Server Building
17 18 (3.73%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 160 (33.20%) SQL
2 132 (27.39%) C#
3 54 (11.20%) JavaScript
4 43 (8.92%) T-SQL
5 31 (6.43%) Java
6 27 (5.60%) C++
7 14 (2.90%) Python
8 13 (2.70%) PowerShell
9 12 (2.49%) PHP
10 8 (1.66%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.45%) VBA
11 7 (1.45%) X++
12 6 (1.24%) VBScript
13 4 (0.83%) VB
14 2 (0.41%) R
15 1 (0.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 1 (0.21%) PHP5
15 1 (0.21%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 59 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (7.26%) Degree
3 33 (6.85%) MCSE
4 23 (4.77%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (3.53%) Security Cleared
5 17 (3.53%) MCP
6 14 (2.90%) CCNA
7 13 (2.70%) SC Cleared
8 11 (2.28%) MCITP
8 11 (2.28%) MCSA
9 7 (1.45%) CCNP
10 4 (0.83%) ISEB
11 3 (0.62%) MOS
11 3 (0.62%) HND
11 3 (0.62%) MCT
11 3 (0.62%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.62%) HP ASE
11 3 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.41%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (9.13%) SLA
2 7 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (1.24%) QA
4 4 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 153 (31.74%) Active Directory
2 61 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (5.81%) Hyper-V
4 19 (3.94%) XenApp
5 14 (2.90%) VMware ESX
6 13 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (2.28%) Forefront TMG
7 11 (2.28%) iptables
8 10 (2.07%) vSphere
9 8 (1.66%) ISA Server
10 6 (1.24%) XenDesktop
11 5 (1.04%) XenServer
12 3 (0.62%) UAG
12 3 (0.62%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.41%) NFS
13 2 (0.41%) Firmware
14 1 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (8.92%) SCCM
2 16 (3.32%) WSUS
3 15 (3.11%) SCOM
3 15 (3.11%) SCSM
4 10 (2.07%) ARCserve
5 8 (1.66%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.83%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.41%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 102 (21.16%) VMware
2 64 (13.28%) Cisco
3 59 (12.24%) Citrix
4 32 (6.64%) HP
5 25 (5.19%) Dell
6 19 (3.94%) NetApp
7 14 (2.90%) Dell Compellent
8 13 (2.70%) IBM
8 13 (2.70%) Cognos
9 11 (2.28%) Symantec
9 11 (2.28%) Riverbed
9 11 (2.28%) 3PAR
10 10 (2.07%) SolarWinds
10 10 (2.07%) Lumension
10 10 (2.07%) Sophos
10 10 (2.07%) CheckPoint
10 10 (2.07%) Oracle
10 10 (2.07%) Juniper
11 9 (1.87%) CA
11 9 (1.87%) Red Gate
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Sussex
JNC Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bognor Regis, West Sussex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Haywards Heath
Streamline Connections
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, Sussex
Initialize IT
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £42000 - £45000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gatwick
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £44000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45-55k Dependant on Exp
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Synergize Consulting
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
Billingshurst, West Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Capgemini
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
West Sussex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £33000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Pulborough, West Sussex
Zodo
Posted: 13 days ago