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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 237 178 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 20.48% 16.64% 18.97%
As % of the Vendors category 42.70% 34.77% 49.23%
Number of salaries quoted 191 156 266
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,000 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
555 512 583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 47.97% 47.85% 38.53%
Number of salaries quoted 478 465 509
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +8 92 £40,500 -4.70% 8
Worthing +2 35 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Horsham +3 30 £40,000 +25.00% 4
Gatwick -5 17 £19,000 -57.77% 1
Haywards Heath -7 14 £40,000 +40.35% 3
Chichester -12 5 £36,000 +14.28%
Burgess Hill -14 5 £30,000 -36.84% 2
East Grinstead -1 4 £33,750 -12.90% 2
Shoreham-by-Sea - 2 £19,000 - 1
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 243 (45.94%) Windows
2 202 (38.19%) Active Directory
3 193 (36.48%) SQL Server
4 188 (35.54%) MS Excel
5 155 (29.30%) SQL
6 150 (28.36%) .NET
7 146 (27.60%) Finance
8 135 (25.52%) ITIL
9 122 (23.06%) ASP.NET
10 115 (21.74%) SharePoint
11 113 (21.36%) VMware
12 102 (19.28%) C#
13 98 (18.53%) Windows Server 2008
14 86 (16.26%) Windows 7
15 79 (14.93%) Microsoft Certification
16 75 (14.18%) MS Office
16 75 (14.18%) VMware Infrastructure
17 71 (13.42%) JavaScript
18 68 (12.85%) IIS
18 68 (12.85%) Project Management
19 65 (12.29%) MS Exchange
20 64 (12.10%) Firewall
21 62 (11.72%) HTML
21 62 (11.72%) Citrix
22 61 (11.53%) CSS
22 61 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
23 60 (11.34%) DNS
24 58 (10.96%) MVC
25 57 (10.78%) DHCP
26 56 (10.59%) SCCM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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
1 115 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 68 (12.85%) IIS
3 65 (12.29%) MS Exchange
4 40 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 37 (6.99%) BizTalk Server
6 27 (5.10%) SharePoint 2013
7 25 (4.73%) MS Project Server
8 17 (3.21%) Lync
9 13 (2.46%) SharePoint 2010
10 12 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
11 11 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
12 10 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 7 (1.32%) CMS
13 7 (1.32%) Apache
14 6 (1.13%) SAS
14 6 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
15 3 (0.57%) Umbraco
15 3 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
15 3 (0.57%) WebSphere Portal
15 3 (0.57%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 188 (35.54%) MS Excel
2 75 (14.18%) MS Office
3 34 (6.43%) MS Project
4 14 (2.65%) MS Visio
5 11 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.86%) SaaS
2 14 (2.65%) IaaS
3 10 (1.89%) Office 365
4 9 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (12.10%) Firewall
2 60 (11.34%) DNS
3 57 (10.78%) DHCP
4 52 (9.83%) SAN
5 46 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 46 (8.70%) WAN
6 44 (8.32%) LAN
7 41 (7.75%) Wi-Fi
8 34 (6.43%) VPN
9 28 (5.29%) Internet
10 23 (4.35%) VoIP
11 19 (3.59%) FTP
12 16 (3.02%) Intranet
13 14 (2.65%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (2.65%) DMZ
14 13 (2.46%) BIG-IP
15 10 (1.89%) Wireless
16 9 (1.70%) Network Security
17 7 (1.32%) Broadband
18 6 (1.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (36.48%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 35 (6.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 33 (6.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (5.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 23 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (2.84%) MS Access
8 13 (2.46%) MySQL
9 11 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (1.89%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (0.95%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.95%) DB2
12 3 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.57%) Redis
13 2 (0.38%) QlikView
13 2 (0.38%) DTS
Development Applications
1 21 (3.97%) NUnit
1 21 (3.97%) Rhino Mocks
2 14 (2.65%) Visual Studio
3 11 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.13%) Subversion
5 3 (0.57%) MSTest
5 3 (0.57%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.57%) Moq
5 3 (0.57%) Rational Application Developer
6 2 (0.38%) WiX
6 2 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.38%) PHPUnit
6 2 (0.38%) Selenium
7 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.19%) CruiseControl
General
1 146 (27.60%) Finance
2 29 (5.48%) Marketing
3 16 (3.02%) Retail
4 13 (2.46%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.70%) Banking
6 9 (1.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (1.51%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.32%) Advertising
9 5 (0.95%) Military
9 5 (0.95%) Electronics
10 4 (0.76%) Back Office
11 3 (0.57%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.57%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.19%) French Language
12 1 (0.19%) German Language
12 1 (0.19%) Law
12 1 (0.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 139 (26.28%) Analyst
2 130 (24.57%) Developer
3 74 (13.99%) .NET Developer
4 55 (10.40%) Support Engineer
5 53 (10.02%) Support Analyst
6 46 (8.70%) C# Developer
7 43 (8.13%) Architect
8 35 (6.62%) Project Manager
9 33 (6.24%) Software Developer
10 31 (5.86%) C# .NET Developer
11 28 (5.29%) Desktop Support
11 28 (5.29%) Junior
12 27 (5.10%) Senior Analyst
12 27 (5.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 26 (4.91%) 2nd Line Support
14 25 (4.73%) Administrator
15 24 (4.54%) Service Analyst
16 22 (4.16%) C# Software Developer
16 22 (4.16%) IT Support
17 21 (3.97%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (28.36%) .NET
2 122 (23.06%) ASP.NET
3 62 (11.72%) HTML
4 61 (11.53%) CSS
5 53 (10.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 43 (8.13%) Web Services
7 33 (6.24%) XML
8 28 (5.29%) WCF
9 25 (4.73%) SOAP
10 24 (4.54%) Castle Windsor
11 22 (4.16%) NHibernate
12 21 (3.97%) MonoRail
12 21 (3.97%) jQuery
13 18 (3.40%) RESTful
13 18 (3.40%) JSON
14 17 (3.21%) Razor View Engine
14 17 (3.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 15 (2.84%) LINQ
15 15 (2.84%) .NET Framework
15 15 (2.84%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 61 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (3.97%) Tandem
4 14 (2.65%) Replication
5 13 (2.46%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.08%) Blackberry
7 9 (1.70%) iPhone
8 7 (1.32%) iPad
8 7 (1.32%) PKI
9 6 (1.13%) Clustering
10 4 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.57%) Data Extraction
11 3 (0.57%) DataPower
11 3 (0.57%) Open Source
11 3 (0.57%) Statistics
11 3 (0.57%) NHS
12 2 (0.38%) Chip and PIN
12 2 (0.38%) LIMS
12 2 (0.38%) ASTM
12 2 (0.38%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 243 (45.94%) Windows
2 98 (18.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 86 (16.26%) Windows 7
4 48 (9.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (7.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (6.81%) Windows XP
7 35 (6.62%) Windows 8
8 28 (5.29%) Linux
9 13 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (2.08%) Windows Vista
10 11 (2.08%) Android
11 10 (1.89%) Windows Phone
12 9 (1.70%) UNIX
13 7 (1.32%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.57%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (25.52%) ITIL
2 68 (12.85%) Project Management
3 58 (10.96%) MVC
4 49 (9.26%) PRINCE2
5 46 (8.70%) CRM
6 40 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (6.81%) TDD
7 36 (6.81%) Service Management
8 33 (6.24%) Continuous Improvement
9 32 (6.05%) Enterprise Architecture
10 31 (5.86%) Line Management
11 30 (5.67%) Scrum
12 26 (4.91%) Mentoring
13 25 (4.73%) ERP
14 24 (4.54%) Change Management
14 24 (4.54%) Business Intelligence
14 24 (4.54%) Business Analysis
15 23 (4.35%) Incident Management
16 22 (4.16%) Workflow
16 22 (4.16%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 155 (29.30%) SQL
2 102 (19.28%) C#
3 71 (13.42%) JavaScript
4 52 (9.83%) T-SQL
5 15 (2.84%) VB
5 15 (2.84%) PHP
6 12 (2.27%) C++
7 11 (2.08%) VB6
8 10 (1.89%) C
9 5 (0.95%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.76%) Java
10 4 (0.76%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.76%) VBScript
11 2 (0.38%) Tcl
12 1 (0.19%) X++
Qualifications
1 79 (14.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (8.51%) MCSE
2 45 (8.51%) Degree
3 41 (7.75%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (5.29%) MCP
5 27 (5.10%) ITIL Certification
6 25 (4.73%) MCSA
7 18 (3.40%) CCNP
8 16 (3.02%) CCNA
8 16 (3.02%) MCITP
9 13 (2.46%) SC Cleared
9 13 (2.46%) Security Cleared
10 12 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (1.32%) MCTS
12 5 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.76%) MCDST
13 4 (0.76%) CCIE
14 3 (0.57%) CCSP
15 2 (0.38%) Citrix Certification
15 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (9.26%) SLA
2 11 (2.08%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.76%) QA
4 2 (0.38%) HL7
4 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 202 (38.19%) Active Directory
2 75 (14.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (6.05%) vSphere
4 27 (5.10%) Hyper-V
5 19 (3.59%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (3.21%) VMware ESX
7 16 (3.02%) XenApp
8 14 (2.65%) UAG
9 8 (1.51%) XenDesktop
10 6 (1.13%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.76%) Xen
12 3 (0.57%) NFS
12 3 (0.57%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.38%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.38%) MetaFrame
13 2 (0.38%) Firmware
13 2 (0.38%) Squid
13 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.19%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 56 (10.59%) SCCM
2 34 (6.43%) SCOM
3 23 (4.35%) NetBackup
4 20 (3.78%) Norton AntiVirus
5 19 (3.59%) SCSM
5 19 (3.59%) Tivoli
6 10 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (0.95%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.95%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.57%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.38%) Nagios
10 1 (0.19%) MOM
10 1 (0.19%) Nessus
10 1 (0.19%) WSUS
10 1 (0.19%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 113 (21.36%) VMware
2 62 (11.72%) Citrix
3 50 (9.45%) Cisco
4 41 (7.75%) Symantec
5 39 (7.37%) HP
6 21 (3.97%) Apple
7 19 (3.59%) Juniper
8 15 (2.84%) Oracle
9 13 (2.46%) Red Hat
10 12 (2.27%) CheckPoint
11 11 (2.08%) NetApp
12 9 (1.70%) Avaya
13 8 (1.51%) Sophos
13 8 (1.51%) Draytek
14 7 (1.32%) Intel
14 7 (1.32%) Sage
14 7 (1.32%) BT
14 7 (1.32%) IBM
15 6 (1.13%) Dell
15 6 (1.13%) Fortinet
West Sussex
Code Red Associates
Salary: £35000 to £38000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Roc Search
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Home-Working!
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £38000 - £43000 Per Annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Smart Working!
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Shoreham-by-sea, Sussex
AIG Europe (UK) Limited
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Plus an Excellent Benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: circa 45,000-55,000+Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + NAV 2013!
Posted: 7 days ago
Crawley
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Worthing
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago