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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 243 202 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 19.36% 17.88% 19.11%
As % of the Vendors category 44.92% 38.55% 50.37%
Number of salaries quoted 203 182 257
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
541 524 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 43.11% 46.37% 37.94%
Number of salaries quoted 469 462 464
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +5 84 £40,500 +1.25% 8
Worthing -1 38 £40,000 +15.94% 2
Gatwick -3 26 £35,500 -21.11% 1
Horsham -8 20 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Haywards Heath -16 9 £30,000 +17.64% 1
Burgess Hill -10 8 £27,500 +14.58% 1
Chichester -19 5 £45,000 +42.85% 1
Littlehampton - 3 £25,000 -
East Grinstead -2 2 - - 1
Shoreham-by-Sea -3 2 £19,000 -49.33%
Petworth - 1 - -
Lancing - 1 £30,000 -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 281 (51.47%) Windows
2 210 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 199 (36.45%) SQL Server
4 188 (34.43%) MS Excel
5 178 (32.60%) SQL
6 155 (28.39%) Finance
7 146 (26.74%) ITIL
8 140 (25.64%) .NET
9 122 (22.34%) VMware
10 105 (19.23%) ASP.NET
10 105 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 101 (18.50%) MS Office
12 100 (18.32%) SharePoint
13 98 (17.95%) C#
14 97 (17.77%) JavaScript
15 92 (16.85%) Windows 7
16 91 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
17 80 (14.65%) VMware Infrastructure
18 76 (13.92%) Project Management
19 75 (13.74%) Firewall
20 72 (13.19%) Web Services
20 72 (13.19%) MS Exchange
21 69 (12.64%) DNS
21 69 (12.64%) Citrix
22 68 (12.45%) HTML
23 66 (12.09%) IIS
24 62 (11.36%) CSS
25 61 (11.17%) XML
25 61 (11.17%) DHCP
26 58 (10.62%) MCSE

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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
1 100 (18.32%) SharePoint
2 72 (13.19%) MS Exchange
3 66 (12.09%) IIS
4 45 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 30 (5.49%) BizTalk Server
6 26 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
7 24 (4.40%) Lync
8 19 (3.48%) WebSphere Portal
8 19 (3.48%) FileNet
8 19 (3.48%) WebSphere Process Server
8 19 (3.48%) WebSphere
8 19 (3.48%) IBM Notes
8 19 (3.48%) WebSphere Application Server
9 16 (2.93%) SharePoint 2010
10 15 (2.75%) Apache
11 13 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
12 11 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
13 10 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
13 10 (1.83%) CMS
13 10 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 188 (34.43%) MS Excel
2 101 (18.50%) MS Office
3 16 (2.93%) MS Project
4 8 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.10%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.37%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.86%) SaaS
2 14 (2.56%) IaaS
3 11 (2.01%) Office 365
4 9 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.37%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 75 (13.74%) Firewall
2 69 (12.64%) DNS
3 61 (11.17%) DHCP
4 57 (10.44%) SAN
5 53 (9.71%) TCP/IP
5 53 (9.71%) WAN
6 49 (8.97%) LAN
7 44 (8.06%) VPN
8 41 (7.51%) Wi-Fi
9 26 (4.76%) Internet
10 23 (4.21%) FTP
11 20 (3.66%) VoIP
12 16 (2.93%) DMZ
12 16 (2.93%) BIG-IP
13 13 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (1.83%) Intranet
15 7 (1.28%) Broadband
15 7 (1.28%) Unified Communications
15 7 (1.28%) Network Security
15 7 (1.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (36.45%) SQL Server
2 38 (6.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 37 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 35 (6.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 28 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (4.95%) DB2
7 21 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (2.56%) MySQL
9 14 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (2.56%) MS Access
10 10 (1.83%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.92%) Redis
11 5 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (0.92%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.92%) QlikView
11 5 (0.92%) DTS
12 4 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (3.48%) Eclipse
1 19 (3.48%) Rational Application Developer
2 16 (2.93%) Visual Studio
3 15 (2.75%) NUnit
3 15 (2.75%) Rhino Mocks
4 10 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (1.65%) Subversion
6 4 (0.73%) Selenium
6 4 (0.73%) PHPUnit
7 3 (0.55%) Moq
7 3 (0.55%) MSTest
8 2 (0.37%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.37%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.37%) JIRA
8 2 (0.37%) Toad
8 2 (0.37%) RequisitePro
8 2 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 155 (28.39%) Finance
2 26 (4.76%) Marketing
3 18 (3.30%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.11%) Retail
5 15 (2.75%) Banking
6 14 (2.56%) Advertising
7 13 (2.38%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.83%) Back Office
9 9 (1.65%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.47%) Military
10 8 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (1.10%) Electronics
11 6 (1.10%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.55%) Polish Language
13 1 (0.18%) Law
13 1 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 144 (26.37%) Analyst
2 137 (25.09%) Developer
3 61 (11.17%) .NET Developer
4 58 (10.62%) Support Analyst
5 57 (10.44%) Support Engineer
6 46 (8.42%) C# Developer
7 38 (6.96%) Software Developer
8 37 (6.78%) Architect
9 31 (5.68%) 2nd Line Support
10 30 (5.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 30 (5.49%) Senior Developer
10 30 (5.49%) IT Support
11 29 (5.31%) Junior
12 27 (4.95%) C# Software Developer
13 25 (4.58%) Desktop Support
14 24 (4.40%) Administrator
15 23 (4.21%) Senior Analyst
15 23 (4.21%) C# .NET Developer
16 22 (4.03%) Applications Support
16 22 (4.03%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (25.64%) .NET
2 105 (19.23%) ASP.NET
3 72 (13.19%) Web Services
4 68 (12.45%) HTML
5 62 (11.36%) CSS
6 61 (11.17%) XML
7 52 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 46 (8.42%) SOAP
9 22 (4.03%) WCF
9 22 (4.03%) JSON
9 22 (4.03%) jQuery
9 22 (4.03%) RESTful
10 21 (3.85%) WinForms
11 19 (3.48%) JRules
11 19 (3.48%) JSF
11 19 (3.48%) JAX-RPC
11 19 (3.48%) XSL
11 19 (3.48%) XSLT
11 19 (3.48%) J2EE
11 19 (3.48%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (4.21%) Replication
3 19 (3.48%) DataPower
4 17 (3.11%) Blackberry
5 16 (2.93%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.75%) Tandem
7 12 (2.20%) Clustering
8 9 (1.65%) iPhone
9 7 (1.28%) Open Source
9 7 (1.28%) EqualLogic
9 7 (1.28%) iPad
9 7 (1.28%) PKI
10 6 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.92%) Data Extraction
12 4 (0.73%) Statistics
12 4 (0.73%) Firmware
13 3 (0.55%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.55%) Computer Science
14 2 (0.37%) ASTM
14 2 (0.37%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 281 (51.47%) Windows
2 105 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 92 (16.85%) Windows 7
4 53 (9.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 53 (9.71%) Windows XP
5 45 (8.24%) Windows 8
6 44 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (6.96%) Linux
8 13 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (2.01%) Windows Vista
10 9 (1.65%) Android
11 7 (1.28%) Windows Phone
12 5 (0.92%) UNIX
12 5 (0.92%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.73%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.73%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (26.74%) ITIL
2 76 (13.92%) Project Management
3 56 (10.26%) MVC
4 48 (8.79%) Service Management
5 37 (6.78%) PRINCE2
6 34 (6.23%) TDD
7 33 (6.04%) CRM
7 33 (6.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 29 (5.31%) Enterprise Architecture
9 27 (4.95%) ERP
10 26 (4.76%) Scrum
10 26 (4.76%) Unit Testing
11 25 (4.58%) Change Management
12 24 (4.40%) ITSM
12 24 (4.40%) Problem Management
12 24 (4.40%) Software Engineering
12 24 (4.40%) Incident Management
13 23 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
14 22 (4.03%) Service Delivery
15 21 (3.85%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 178 (32.60%) SQL
2 98 (17.95%) C#
3 97 (17.77%) JavaScript
4 50 (9.16%) T-SQL
5 24 (4.40%) C++
6 20 (3.66%) Java
7 18 (3.30%) PHP
7 18 (3.30%) VB
8 11 (2.01%) C
8 11 (2.01%) PowerShell
9 9 (1.65%) VB6
10 6 (1.10%) VBScript
11 5 (0.92%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.73%) Tcl
13 2 (0.37%) C++/CLI
14 1 (0.18%) X++
14 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.18%) VBA
14 1 (0.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 91 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (10.62%) MCSE
3 42 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (7.51%) Degree
5 31 (5.68%) ITIL Certification
6 29 (5.31%) MCSA
7 24 (4.40%) MCP
8 21 (3.85%) CCNP
9 20 (3.66%) MCITP
10 19 (3.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 18 (3.30%) CCNA
12 15 (2.75%) SC Cleared
12 15 (2.75%) Security Cleared
13 8 (1.47%) MCDST
13 8 (1.47%) MCTS
14 4 (0.73%) JNCIS
14 4 (0.73%) VCP5
14 4 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (0.73%) CCIE
15 3 (0.55%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (8.61%) SLA
2 11 (2.01%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.37%) QA
3 2 (0.37%) HL7
4 1 (0.18%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 210 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 80 (14.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (6.59%) Hyper-V
4 31 (5.68%) vSphere
5 19 (3.48%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (3.11%) XenApp
7 16 (2.93%) VMware ESX
8 14 (2.56%) UAG
9 7 (1.28%) XenDesktop
10 6 (1.10%) Xen
10 6 (1.10%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.73%) Squid
12 3 (0.55%) NFS
13 2 (0.37%) MetaFrame
13 2 (0.37%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.18%) VMware GSX
14 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 52 (9.52%) SCCM
2 31 (5.68%) SCOM
3 26 (4.76%) SCSM
4 20 (3.66%) Norton AntiVirus
5 19 (3.48%) NetBackup
6 17 (3.11%) Tivoli
7 10 (1.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (1.10%) Backup Exec
9 5 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (0.73%) WSUS
10 4 (0.73%) Nagios
11 3 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 1 (0.18%) SCDPM
13 1 (0.18%) MOM
13 1 (0.18%) Nessus
Vendors
1 122 (22.34%) VMware
2 69 (12.64%) Citrix
3 53 (9.71%) Cisco
4 49 (8.97%) HP
5 36 (6.59%) Symantec
6 26 (4.76%) Juniper
7 23 (4.21%) IBM
8 19 (3.48%) Oracle
8 19 (3.48%) JBoss
8 19 (3.48%) ILOG
8 19 (3.48%) Lotus
8 19 (3.48%) Apple
9 18 (3.30%) CheckPoint
10 13 (2.38%) Red Hat
11 12 (2.20%) Dell
12 11 (2.01%) NetApp
13 8 (1.47%) Avaya
13 8 (1.47%) Sage
13 8 (1.47%) Sophos
13 8 (1.47%) Draytek
West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
PAW Associates
Salary: From £26,000 to £28,700 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, Sussex
networx
Salary: Excellent Benefits inc.
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £44000 - £50000 Per Annum C50k + On Call + Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Home-Working!
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Arundel, West Sussex
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £27000 to £40000 per annum - 24 Days Holiday + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
East Grinstead
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35 - £45 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £38000 Per Annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Burgess Hill
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Crawley
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago