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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 203 138 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 19.06% 12.85% 14.38%
As % of the Vendors category 37.18% 30.07% 34.44%
Number of salaries quoted 192 127 195
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,525 £22,000 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
546 459 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 51.27% 42.74% 41.75%
Number of salaries quoted 491 415 555
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £60,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +18 82 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Worthing 0 24 £40,000 +39.13% 1
Gatwick -2 14 £36,250 +45.00% 2
Horsham -4 13 £42,500 +27.81%
Burgess Hill +12 9 £42,500 -8.10% 1
East Grinstead +4 5 £41,250 -8.33%
Littlehampton - 5 £22,500 -
Haywards Heath +3 4 £33,000 +20.00%
Chichester -13 4 £26,500 -7.82%
Shoreham-by-Sea - 2 £32,500 -
Hassocks - 2 £17,500 -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 176 (40.55%) MS Excel
2 163 (37.56%) Windows
3 149 (34.33%) Active Directory
4 141 (32.49%) SQL Server
5 138 (31.80%) SQL
6 118 (27.19%) .NET
7 102 (23.50%) ASP.NET
8 97 (22.35%) VMware
9 95 (21.89%) ITIL
9 95 (21.89%) Finance
10 92 (21.20%) C#
11 83 (19.12%) SharePoint
12 64 (14.75%) Citrix
12 64 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
13 62 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
14 56 (12.90%) MVC
15 55 (12.67%) HTML
15 55 (12.67%) MS Office
15 55 (12.67%) CSS
16 52 (11.98%) Windows 7
16 52 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
17 50 (11.52%) Windows Server 2008
18 49 (11.29%) Project Management
19 47 (10.83%) JavaScript
19 47 (10.83%) T-SQL
20 45 (10.37%) TDD
21 43 (9.91%) PRINCE2
21 43 (9.91%) MS Exchange
22 42 (9.68%) DNS
22 42 (9.68%) Cisco

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 83 (19.12%) SharePoint
2 43 (9.91%) MS Exchange
3 35 (8.06%) IIS
4 30 (6.91%) MS Project Server
5 23 (5.30%) BizTalk Server
6 22 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2010
7 19 (4.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 14 (3.23%) Lync
9 10 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (1.61%) nginx
10 7 (1.61%) Apache
11 5 (1.15%) SAS
12 4 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.69%) CMS
13 3 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
15 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
15 1 (0.23%) Joomla!
Applications
1 176 (40.55%) MS Excel
2 55 (12.67%) MS Office
3 41 (9.45%) MS Project
4 19 (4.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (2.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.76%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.23%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.00%) Office 365
2 10 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.38%) SaaS
4 2 (0.46%) IaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (9.68%) DNS
2 41 (9.45%) DHCP
3 40 (9.22%) Firewall
3 40 (9.22%) SAN
4 25 (5.76%) WAN
5 24 (5.53%) LAN
6 23 (5.30%) TCP/IP
7 22 (5.07%) Wi-Fi
8 19 (4.38%) Wireless
9 18 (4.15%) Internet
10 17 (3.92%) VoIP
11 9 (2.07%) VPN
12 8 (1.84%) Intranet
13 6 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (1.38%) SNMP
14 5 (1.15%) IP Telephony
15 4 (0.92%) BIG-IP
16 3 (0.69%) Unified Communications
16 3 (0.69%) Ethernet
16 3 (0.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (32.49%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 28 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 27 (6.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (5.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (5.53%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (4.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (2.53%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.53%) MS Access
8 10 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 7
10 1 (0.23%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.23%) MySQL
10 1 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.23%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 26 (5.99%) NUnit
1 26 (5.99%) Rhino Mocks
2 23 (5.30%) Visual Studio
3 12 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (2.30%) Subversion
5 7 (1.61%) Behat
5 7 (1.61%) PHPUnit
6 6 (1.38%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.46%) WiX
8 1 (0.23%) MSTest
8 1 (0.23%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.23%) VectorCAST
General
1 95 (21.89%) Finance
2 22 (5.07%) Marketing
3 13 (3.00%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.53%) Retail
5 7 (1.61%) Advertising
6 5 (1.15%) Military
7 4 (0.92%) Electronics
8 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.46%) French Language
9 2 (0.46%) German Language
10 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 118 (27.19%) Developer
2 99 (22.81%) Analyst
3 81 (18.66%) .NET Developer
4 37 (8.53%) Support Engineer
5 36 (8.29%) Project Manager
6 35 (8.06%) Support Analyst
7 34 (7.83%) ASP.NET Developer
8 32 (7.37%) C# Developer
8 32 (7.37%) C# .NET Developer
9 29 (6.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 26 (5.99%) Service Analyst
11 24 (5.53%) Administrator
12 23 (5.30%) Service Desk Analyst
13 22 (5.07%) 1st Line Support
13 22 (5.07%) Architect
14 21 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 19 (4.38%) Junior
16 16 (3.69%) Senior Developer
17 15 (3.46%) IT Support
18 14 (3.23%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (27.19%) .NET
2 102 (23.50%) ASP.NET
3 55 (12.67%) CSS
3 55 (12.67%) HTML
4 40 (9.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 32 (7.37%) WCF
6 27 (6.22%) NHibernate
7 26 (5.99%) MonoRail
7 26 (5.99%) Castle Windsor
8 23 (5.30%) .NET Framework
9 20 (4.61%) Web Services
10 16 (3.69%) XML
10 16 (3.69%) jQuery
11 10 (2.30%) SOAP
12 9 (2.07%) REST
13 8 (1.84%) Razor View Engine
13 8 (1.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 8 (1.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (1.84%) ADO.NET
14 6 (1.38%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.99%) Tandem
3 9 (2.07%) Blackberry
3 9 (2.07%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.61%) Clustering
4 7 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 4 (0.92%) EqualLogic
5 4 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (0.69%) Fat Client
6 3 (0.69%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.46%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (0.46%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.46%) iPhone
7 2 (0.46%) iPad
7 2 (0.46%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.46%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.23%) PKI
8 1 (0.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 163 (37.56%) Windows
2 52 (11.98%) Windows 7
3 50 (11.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (4.38%) Linux
6 16 (3.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (3.23%) UNIX
8 11 (2.53%) Android
9 8 (1.84%) Mac OS X
9 8 (1.84%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.38%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (1.38%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.92%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.69%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.46%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.23%) VMS
14 1 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (21.89%) ITIL
2 56 (12.90%) MVC
3 49 (11.29%) Project Management
4 45 (10.37%) TDD
5 43 (9.91%) PRINCE2
6 42 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (9.45%) CRM
8 36 (8.29%) Business Analysis
9 28 (6.45%) Scrum
10 27 (6.22%) Web Application Development
11 25 (5.76%) Mentoring
12 24 (5.53%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (4.61%) Service Delivery
13 20 (4.61%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (3.69%) Workflow
15 15 (3.46%) OO
15 15 (3.46%) Line Management
16 14 (3.23%) Service Management
16 14 (3.23%) Incident Management
17 13 (3.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 138 (31.80%) SQL
2 92 (21.20%) C#
3 47 (10.83%) JavaScript
3 47 (10.83%) T-SQL
4 15 (3.46%) VB
5 10 (2.30%) VB.NET
5 10 (2.30%) C
6 8 (1.84%) VB6
7 7 (1.61%) PHP
8 6 (1.38%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.15%) X++
9 5 (1.15%) C++
9 5 (1.15%) Java
9 5 (1.15%) VBScript
10 3 (0.69%) Python
11 1 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 62 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (9.45%) MCSE
3 36 (8.29%) Degree
4 32 (7.37%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (6.91%) MCP
6 20 (4.61%) MCSA
7 15 (3.46%) CCNA
8 13 (3.00%) MCITP
9 12 (2.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.61%) CCNP
10 7 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.38%) Security Cleared
12 5 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (1.15%) SC Cleared
13 4 (0.92%) CCIE
14 3 (0.69%) CCSP
14 3 (0.69%) CCA
14 3 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (0.69%) MCTS
15 2 (0.46%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.22%) SLA
2 6 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.38%) QA
3 3 (0.69%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.23%) BS25999
System Software
1 149 (34.33%) Active Directory
2 64 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (5.99%) vSphere
4 21 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
4 21 (4.84%) Hyper-V
5 20 (4.61%) XenApp
6 18 (4.15%) VMware ESX
7 16 (3.69%) XenDesktop
8 6 (1.38%) UAG
9 4 (0.92%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.69%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.23%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 29 (6.68%) SCCM
2 22 (5.07%) NetBackup
3 13 (3.00%) SCOM
4 8 (1.84%) HP Data Protector
5 7 (1.61%) SCSM
6 4 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.92%) WSUS
7 3 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.69%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.69%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.46%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.23%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 97 (22.35%) VMware
2 64 (14.75%) Citrix
3 42 (9.68%) Cisco
4 35 (8.06%) HP
5 18 (4.15%) Symantec
6 15 (3.46%) Juniper
7 14 (3.23%) NetApp
8 12 (2.76%) Apple
8 12 (2.76%) 3PAR
9 10 (2.30%) Avaya
10 8 (1.84%) IBM
10 8 (1.84%) Oracle
10 8 (1.84%) CheckPoint
10 8 (1.84%) Veeam
11 7 (1.61%) BT
11 7 (1.61%) Dell
12 6 (1.38%) Fortinet
12 6 (1.38%) Altiris
13 5 (1.15%) Websense
13 5 (1.15%) WatchGuard
Crawley, West Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum + On-Call + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gatwick
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £46000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 5 days ago
Worthing
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Smart Working!
Posted: 17 days ago