The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Sussex region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 293 200 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 20.97% 13.85% 16.98%
As % of the Vendors category 45.36% 28.45% 42.34%
Number of salaries quoted 263 170 217
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £24,065
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £47,500 £48,850
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
646 703 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 46.24% 48.68% 40.10%
Number of salaries quoted 564 556 473
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Crawley +11 86 £40,000 - 12
Horsham -1 44 £36,750 -13.52% 4
Gatwick +5 39 £55,000 +44.73% 1
Worthing +3 25 £27,500 -31.25% 3
Chichester +10 18 £24,000 +1.05% 2
Haywards Heath +9 17 £23,000 -29.23%
Burgess Hill +6 12 £27,500 +37.50% 1
East Grinstead 0 8 £42,500 -10.52%
Billingshurst - 3 £35,000 -
Shoreham-by-Sea 0 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 239 (57.04%) Windows
2 158 (37.71%) MS Excel
3 137 (32.70%) SQL
4 126 (30.07%) SQL Server
4 126 (30.07%) MS Office
5 103 (24.58%) .NET
6 89 (21.24%) C#
6 89 (21.24%) Active Directory
7 88 (21.00%) Finance
8 77 (18.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 76 (18.14%) VMware
10 73 (17.42%) Web Services
11 71 (16.95%) Project Management
12 65 (15.51%) Windows XP
13 63 (15.04%) JavaScript
14 60 (14.32%) XML
15 57 (13.60%) ITIL
16 56 (13.37%) Microsoft Certification
17 54 (12.89%) VMware Infrastructure
18 53 (12.65%) Windows Server 2003
19 52 (12.41%) Internet
20 51 (12.17%) SOAP
21 48 (11.46%) ASP.NET
22 47 (11.22%) Firewall
23 46 (10.98%) C++
24 44 (10.50%) Citrix
24 44 (10.50%) Windows 7
25 39 (9.31%) MS Exchange
25 39 (9.31%) Windows 8
26 38 (9.07%) HTML

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 39 (9.31%) MS Exchange
2 36 (8.59%) SharePoint
3 23 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (5.01%) IIS
5 20 (4.77%) Lync
6 19 (4.53%) WebSphere Portal
6 19 (4.53%) WebSphere Process Server
6 19 (4.53%) WebSphere
6 19 (4.53%) FileNet
6 19 (4.53%) IBM Notes
6 19 (4.53%) WebSphere Application Server
7 17 (4.06%) Apache
8 15 (3.58%) CMS
9 12 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (2.39%) Tomcat
10 10 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 158 (37.71%) MS Excel
2 126 (30.07%) MS Office
3 6 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.95%) MS Project
5 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.48%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.48%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.48%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.67%) Office 365
2 4 (0.95%) SaaS
3 3 (0.72%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.72%) Basecamp
4 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.48%) IaaS
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (12.41%) Internet
2 47 (11.22%) Firewall
3 34 (8.11%) DNS
4 32 (7.64%) TCP/IP
4 32 (7.64%) WAN
5 28 (6.68%) LAN
6 27 (6.44%) DHCP
6 27 (6.44%) SAN
7 24 (5.73%) VPN
8 15 (3.58%) Wi-Fi
8 15 (3.58%) FTP
9 11 (2.63%) Broadband
10 10 (2.39%) DMZ
11 7 (1.67%) Unified Communications
12 6 (1.43%) Intranet
13 5 (1.19%) IP Telephony
13 5 (1.19%) BIG-IP
14 4 (0.95%) VoIP
14 4 (0.95%) MPLS
15 3 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (30.07%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.44%) DB2
3 20 (4.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (4.77%) Relational Database
4 13 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (2.63%) MS Access
6 10 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.43%) QlikView
8 6 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.19%) Redis
10 4 (0.95%) DTS
10 4 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.95%) MySQL
11 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.48%) Cognos Impromptu
12 2 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 35 (8.35%) Visual Studio
2 19 (4.53%) Rational Application Developer
2 19 (4.53%) Subversion
2 19 (4.53%) Eclipse
3 14 (3.34%) Rational DOORS
3 14 (3.34%) Jenkins
3 14 (3.34%) MSBuild
3 14 (3.34%) JIRA
4 8 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.43%) MSTest
5 6 (1.43%) NUnit
5 6 (1.43%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (1.43%) Moq
6 3 (0.72%) Selenium
6 3 (0.72%) PHPUnit
6 3 (0.72%) RequisitePro
7 2 (0.48%) Toad
7 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.24%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 88 (21.00%) Finance
2 31 (7.40%) Marketing
3 16 (3.82%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.82%) Banking
4 15 (3.58%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.86%) Back Office
6 10 (2.39%) Advertising
7 9 (2.15%) Electronics
8 8 (1.91%) Retail
9 4 (0.95%) Military
9 4 (0.95%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 95 (22.67%) Analyst
2 89 (21.24%) Developer
3 41 (9.79%) Support Analyst
4 38 (9.07%) Support Engineer
5 36 (8.59%) Software Engineer
6 32 (7.64%) .NET Developer
6 32 (7.64%) C# Developer
7 27 (6.44%) Systems Engineer
8 22 (5.25%) Developer Analyst
8 22 (5.25%) C# Software Engineer
9 21 (5.01%) Senior Developer
9 21 (5.01%) Programmer
10 20 (4.77%) Software Developer
11 19 (4.53%) 2nd Line Support
12 18 (4.30%) Administrator
12 18 (4.30%) Technical Support
12 18 (4.30%) Account Manager
12 18 (4.30%) IT Support
13 16 (3.82%) Consultant
13 16 (3.82%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (24.58%) .NET
2 73 (17.42%) Web Services
3 60 (14.32%) XML
4 51 (12.17%) SOAP
5 48 (11.46%) ASP.NET
6 38 (9.07%) HTML
6 38 (9.07%) WPF
7 37 (8.83%) CSS
8 34 (8.11%) WinForms
9 29 (6.92%) WCF
10 28 (6.68%) .NET Framework
11 26 (6.21%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (5.49%) XSLT
13 20 (4.77%) jQuery
14 19 (4.53%) Dojo
14 19 (4.53%) JRules
14 19 (4.53%) JSF
14 19 (4.53%) XSL
14 19 (4.53%) J2EE
14 19 (4.53%) JAX-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.53%) DataPower
2 17 (4.06%) Blackberry
2 17 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (3.34%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.10%) Replication
5 11 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.63%) Clustering
6 8 (1.91%) Open Source
7 7 (1.67%) EqualLogic
7 7 (1.67%) Data Extraction
7 7 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (1.19%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.19%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.95%) iPhone
9 4 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (0.95%) Statistics
9 4 (0.95%) iPad
10 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.72%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.72%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 239 (57.04%) Windows
2 77 (18.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (15.51%) Windows XP
4 53 (12.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 44 (10.50%) Windows 7
6 39 (9.31%) Windows 8
7 37 (8.83%) Linux
8 36 (8.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (3.82%) UNIX
10 8 (1.91%) Mac OS
11 6 (1.43%) Windows Vista
12 5 (1.19%) VMS
13 4 (0.95%) Android
13 4 (0.95%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.72%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.24%) OpenVMS
15 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (16.95%) Project Management
2 57 (13.60%) ITIL
3 38 (9.07%) Software Engineering
4 37 (8.83%) TDD
5 32 (7.64%) MVC
6 27 (6.44%) OO
7 26 (6.21%) Unit Testing
8 25 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (5.73%) Service Management
10 20 (4.77%) CRM
10 20 (4.77%) Service Delivery
11 17 (4.06%) Problem Management
11 17 (4.06%) Time Management
12 16 (3.82%) PRINCE2
12 16 (3.82%) ITSM
13 15 (3.58%) Scrum
14 10 (2.39%) Data Security
14 10 (2.39%) Content Management
15 9 (2.15%) Change Control
15 9 (2.15%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 137 (32.70%) SQL
2 89 (21.24%) C#
3 63 (15.04%) JavaScript
4 46 (10.98%) C++
5 37 (8.83%) T-SQL
6 32 (7.64%) Java
7 17 (4.06%) C++/CLI
7 17 (4.06%) VB
8 9 (2.15%) PowerShell
9 8 (1.91%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.43%) C
10 6 (1.43%) VBA
11 5 (1.19%) PHP
12 4 (0.95%) VBScript
13 3 (0.72%) Tcl
13 3 (0.72%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.72%) VC++
14 2 (0.48%) ABAP
14 2 (0.48%) VB6
15 1 (0.24%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 56 (13.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (5.49%) Degree
3 22 (5.25%) MCSE
4 16 (3.82%) MCP
5 14 (3.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (3.34%) Security Cleared
6 13 (3.10%) MCTS
7 10 (2.39%) SC Cleared
8 9 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.67%) MCDST
10 6 (1.43%) MCSA
10 6 (1.43%) MCAD
10 6 (1.43%) MCSD
10 6 (1.43%) HNC
10 6 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.43%) CCNA
11 5 (1.19%) VCP5
11 5 (1.19%) MCITP
11 5 (1.19%) JNCIS
11 5 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.88%) SLA
2 5 (1.19%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.72%) QA
4 2 (0.48%) HL7
5 1 (0.24%) Dublin Core
5 1 (0.24%) TickIT
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 89 (21.24%) Active Directory
2 54 (12.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (8.83%) Hyper-V
4 13 (3.10%) vSphere
5 11 (2.63%) VMware ESX
6 8 (1.91%) XenApp
7 6 (1.43%) Xen
7 6 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.19%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.95%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.72%) Squid
10 3 (0.72%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.24%) UAG
11 1 (0.24%) vCloud
11 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.24%) VMware GSX
11 1 (0.24%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.24%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (3.34%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (2.63%) SCCM
3 10 (2.39%) SCOM
3 10 (2.39%) SCSM
4 9 (2.15%) WSUS
5 7 (1.67%) NetBackup
6 5 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.95%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.72%) Nagios
8 3 (0.72%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.24%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Intune
10 1 (0.24%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.24%) MOM
Vendors
1 76 (18.14%) VMware
2 44 (10.50%) Citrix
3 36 (8.59%) HP
4 34 (8.11%) IBM
5 28 (6.68%) Cisco
6 19 (4.53%) JBoss
6 19 (4.53%) Oracle
6 19 (4.53%) ILOG
6 19 (4.53%) Lotus
7 14 (3.34%) Juniper
7 14 (3.34%) Google
7 14 (3.34%) Atlassian
8 13 (3.10%) Dell
9 12 (2.86%) Symantec
10 11 (2.63%) CheckPoint
11 10 (2.39%) NetApp
12 8 (1.91%) Sage
12 8 (1.91%) hybris
13 6 (1.43%) Mitel
14 5 (1.19%) WatchGuard
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Pension + upto 22.5% bonus + holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £52000 - £58000 Per Annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £38000 - £43000 Per Annum To £43k + Excellent benefits.
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £36,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
JM
Salary: £8100 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £14,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Ace European Group
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: 16 days ago
Bognor Regis, West Sussex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago