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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 245 227 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 19.08% 18.76% 17.64%
As % of the Vendors category 35.10% 43.16% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 235 188 175
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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
698 526 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 54.36% 43.47% 46.02%
Number of salaries quoted 608 458 456
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 August 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 August 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 94 £42,000 +3.70% 7
Haywards Heath +15 27 £27,500 -16.66% 3
Horsham +2 20 £36,250 -9.37% 3
Gatwick -7 19 £43,750 +25.00%
Worthing -12 14 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Burgess Hill +4 10 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Chichester +14 8 £34,250 -23.88%
Shoreham-by-Sea +7 4 £21,500 +13.15% 1
Arundel - 2 £35,000 - 2
East Grinstead -9 1 £47,500 - 1
Billingshurst - 1 £21,000 -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 240 (47.06%) Windows
2 199 (39.02%) MS Excel
3 187 (36.67%) SQL
4 169 (33.14%) SQL Server
5 159 (31.18%) Active Directory
6 137 (26.86%) C#
6 137 (26.86%) Finance
7 121 (23.73%) .NET
8 106 (20.78%) ITIL
9 105 (20.59%) MS Office
10 96 (18.82%) VMware
11 85 (16.67%) ASP.NET
12 83 (16.27%) MS Exchange
13 81 (15.88%) Agile Software Development
13 81 (15.88%) Windows Server 2008
14 72 (14.12%) Visual Studio
14 72 (14.12%) WAN
14 72 (14.12%) Windows Server 2012
15 67 (13.14%) Firewall
16 66 (12.94%) MVC
16 66 (12.94%) JavaScript
16 66 (12.94%) SharePoint
17 64 (12.55%) Windows 7
18 61 (11.96%) CSS
19 60 (11.76%) LAN
20 59 (11.57%) VMware Infrastructure
21 58 (11.37%) TDD
21 58 (11.37%) Cisco
22 57 (11.18%) DNS
23 55 (10.78%) Citrix

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 83 (16.27%) MS Exchange
2 66 (12.94%) SharePoint
3 49 (9.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 41 (8.04%) Lync
5 39 (7.65%) IIS
6 24 (4.71%) SharePoint 2013
7 15 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
8 13 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (2.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.37%) CMS
11 7 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.78%) Apache
13 3 (0.59%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.59%) nginx
13 3 (0.59%) SAS
14 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 199 (39.02%) MS Excel
2 105 (20.59%) MS Office
3 29 (5.69%) MS Visio
4 15 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.98%) MS Project
6 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.20%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 10 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.76%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.12%) Office 365
2 9 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.76%) SaaS
3 5 (0.98%) IaaS
4 4 (0.78%) Symantec.cloud
4 4 (0.78%) Mimecast
4 4 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.39%) PaaS
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 72 (14.12%) WAN
2 67 (13.14%) Firewall
3 60 (11.76%) LAN
4 57 (11.18%) DNS
5 51 (10.00%) SAN
6 49 (9.61%) TCP/IP
7 41 (8.04%) DHCP
8 17 (3.33%) VPN
9 14 (2.75%) Intranet
10 12 (2.35%) Internet
10 12 (2.35%) NAS
11 11 (2.16%) VLAN
11 11 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (1.96%) BIG-IP
12 10 (1.96%) VoIP
13 9 (1.76%) Unified Communications
13 9 (1.76%) Wireless
14 8 (1.57%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (1.37%) IP Telephony
16 6 (1.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (33.14%) SQL Server
2 49 (9.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (5.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (4.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 22 (4.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (4.31%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (1.76%) MySQL
8 8 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (1.37%) MS Access
10 5 (0.98%) OLAP
10 5 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.98%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.39%) DTS
12 2 (0.39%) OLTP
12 2 (0.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 72 (14.12%) Visual Studio
2 32 (6.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (4.90%) ReSharper
3 25 (4.90%) LINQPad
4 15 (2.94%) Rhino Mocks
4 15 (2.94%) NUnit
5 13 (2.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (0.98%) Moq
6 5 (0.98%) MSTest
7 4 (0.78%) Selenium
8 3 (0.59%) PHPUnit
8 3 (0.59%) Subversion
8 3 (0.59%) AdminStudio
8 3 (0.59%) Behat
8 3 (0.59%) Trac
9 2 (0.39%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.39%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.39%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.20%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 137 (26.86%) Finance
2 20 (3.92%) Spanish Language
3 18 (3.53%) Marketing
4 14 (2.75%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.55%) Back Office
6 10 (1.96%) Publishing
7 9 (1.76%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.76%) Legal
8 8 (1.57%) Law
8 8 (1.57%) Retail
9 7 (1.37%) French Language
10 5 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.78%) Advertising
12 3 (0.59%) German Language
12 3 (0.59%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.39%) Billing
13 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 118 (23.14%) Developer
2 100 (19.61%) Analyst
3 71 (13.92%) .NET Developer
4 66 (12.94%) Support Analyst
5 55 (10.78%) C# Developer
6 54 (10.59%) C# .NET Developer
7 47 (9.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 47 (9.22%) ASP.NET Developer
8 35 (6.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 34 (6.67%) Support Engineer
10 33 (6.47%) Service Analyst
10 33 (6.47%) Service Desk Analyst
11 31 (6.08%) Project Manager
12 26 (5.10%) Architect
13 24 (4.71%) IT Support
14 22 (4.31%) Software Engineer
14 22 (4.31%) 2nd Line Support
15 21 (4.12%) Administrator
15 21 (4.12%) 1st Line Support
16 20 (3.92%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (23.73%) .NET
2 85 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 61 (11.96%) CSS
4 47 (9.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 45 (8.82%) HTML
6 38 (7.45%) jQuery
7 35 (6.86%) .NET Framework
8 28 (5.49%) COM
8 28 (5.49%) ASP.NET Web API
9 26 (5.10%) KnockoutJS
10 24 (4.71%) Web Services
11 22 (4.31%) STL
11 22 (4.31%) MFC
11 22 (4.31%) Qt
11 22 (4.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 22 (4.31%) D-Bus
12 17 (3.33%) AngularJS
13 12 (2.35%) WPF
14 11 (2.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (1.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (6.86%) Data Centre
3 29 (5.69%) Inversion of Control
4 18 (3.53%) Replication
5 14 (2.75%) Clustering
6 10 (1.96%) Thin Client
6 10 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.96%) Fat Client
6 10 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.76%) Blackberry
8 8 (1.57%) iPad
9 6 (1.18%) User Experience
9 6 (1.18%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.18%) iPhone
10 4 (0.78%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.78%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.59%) Biometrics
11 3 (0.59%) E-Learning
12 2 (0.39%) Copywriting
12 2 (0.39%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 240 (47.06%) Windows
2 81 (15.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 72 (14.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 64 (12.55%) Windows 7
5 44 (8.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 42 (8.24%) Windows 8
7 40 (7.84%) Linux
8 19 (3.73%) Windows XP
9 18 (3.53%) Android
10 10 (1.96%) Mac OS X
11 9 (1.76%) UNIX
12 5 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.78%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.20%) CentOS
14 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.20%) Debian
14 1 (0.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (20.78%) ITIL
2 81 (15.88%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (12.94%) MVC
4 58 (11.37%) TDD
5 50 (9.80%) Project Management
5 50 (9.80%) Software Engineering
6 43 (8.43%) Service Management
7 39 (7.65%) SDLC
8 38 (7.45%) Service Delivery
9 37 (7.25%) MVVM
10 29 (5.69%) Scrum
11 28 (5.49%) Kanban
12 26 (5.10%) Mentoring
13 25 (4.90%) Pair Programming
13 25 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
14 24 (4.71%) Load Balancing
15 22 (4.31%) Change Management
15 22 (4.31%) Configuration Management
15 22 (4.31%) Multithreading
16 21 (4.12%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 187 (36.67%) SQL
2 137 (26.86%) C#
3 66 (12.94%) JavaScript
4 41 (8.04%) T-SQL
5 28 (5.49%) Java
6 25 (4.90%) C++
7 16 (3.14%) PowerShell
8 13 (2.55%) VB.NET
9 11 (2.16%) VB
10 8 (1.57%) PHP
11 7 (1.37%) Python
11 7 (1.37%) X++
12 5 (0.98%) VBA
13 3 (0.59%) R
13 3 (0.59%) VBScript
14 2 (0.39%) C
14 2 (0.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 1 (0.20%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 46 (9.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (5.29%) Degree
3 25 (4.90%) MCSE
4 24 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (3.33%) Security Cleared
6 14 (2.75%) SC Cleared
6 14 (2.75%) CCNA
7 12 (2.35%) MCP
8 10 (1.96%) MCITP
9 9 (1.76%) CCNP
10 8 (1.57%) ISEB
10 8 (1.57%) MCSA
11 7 (1.37%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.59%) MCTS
12 3 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.59%) HNC
12 3 (0.59%) CCIE
12 3 (0.59%) APMP
12 3 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.39%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (9.02%) SLA
2 8 (1.57%) QA
3 7 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 159 (31.18%) Active Directory
2 59 (11.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (5.10%) Hyper-V
4 21 (4.12%) XenApp
5 15 (2.94%) VMware ESX
6 11 (2.16%) Forefront TMG
7 10 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (1.57%) ISA Server
9 7 (1.37%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.37%) vSphere
10 5 (0.98%) XenServer
11 4 (0.78%) UAG
12 3 (0.59%) Xen
12 3 (0.59%) iptables
13 2 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.39%) NFS
13 2 (0.39%) Firmware
13 2 (0.39%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 39 (7.65%) SCCM
2 14 (2.75%) SCOM
2 14 (2.75%) WSUS
3 12 (2.35%) SCSM
4 7 (1.37%) ARCserve
5 6 (1.18%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.39%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.20%) WMI
8 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 96 (18.82%) VMware
2 58 (11.37%) Cisco
3 55 (10.78%) Citrix
4 30 (5.88%) HP
5 25 (4.90%) Red Gate
6 23 (4.51%) Dell
7 20 (3.92%) NetApp
8 18 (3.53%) Cognos
9 15 (2.94%) IBM
10 13 (2.55%) Oracle
11 12 (2.35%) Riverbed
12 11 (2.16%) Dell Compellent
12 11 (2.16%) Avaya
13 9 (1.76%) Juniper
13 9 (1.76%) CheckPoint
13 9 (1.76%) Symantec
13 9 (1.76%) Sophos
14 8 (1.57%) 3PAR
15 7 (1.37%) SolarWinds
15 7 (1.37%) Lumension
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum Benefits Package Included
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £27500 - £28500 per annum + season ticket loan, childcare voucher.
Posted: Yesterday
Shoreham-By-Sea
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20-30k
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20-30k Dependant on EXP
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £19000 - £20000 per annum
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: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-55k doe
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-45,000+Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £13,000 to £17,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Crawley
Capita - ITIN
Posted: 8 days ago
Haywards Heath
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago