Period
to 6 July 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 6 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Microsoft
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 24 30
Rank change year-on-year +18 +6 -19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 216 170 184
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in East Sussex 17.39% 8.36% 8.10%
As % of the Vendors category 58.54% 36.32% 29.82%
Number of salaries quoted 180 161 149
Median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £25,750 £29,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £65,000 £67,900
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +10.00%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in East Sussex.

All Vendors
East Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 369 468 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 29.71% 23.01% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 306 380 455
Median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £32,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,875 £75,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

Job postings citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in East Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in East Sussex

Microsoft
Salary Trend in East Sussex

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft in East Sussex.

Salary trend for Microsoft in East Sussex

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in East Sussex over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in East Sussex

Microsoft
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 6 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +32 154 £40,000 -20.00% 20
Uckfield +4 42 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Hove +11 4 £65,000 -7.14% 6
Lewes -4 4 £27,500 -52.17%
Eastbourne +1 2 £43,500 -13.00% 8
Hastings -5 1 £35,000 -7.89%
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Sussex region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 110 (50.93%) SQL Server
2 97 (44.91%) Azure
3 87 (40.28%) C#
4 84 (38.89%) .NET
5 75 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (28.24%) SQL
7 57 (26.39%) JavaScript
7 57 (26.39%) ASP.NET
8 52 (24.07%) Windows
8 52 (24.07%) .NET Framework
9 50 (23.15%) MVC
10 48 (22.22%) DevOps
11 45 (20.83%) Entity Framework
12 44 (20.37%) SharePoint
13 42 (19.44%) Degree
14 38 (17.59%) Office 365
15 36 (16.67%) jQuery
15 36 (16.67%) PowerShell
16 33 (15.28%) Security Cleared
17 32 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
17 32 (14.81%) Active Directory
17 32 (14.81%) Visual Studio
18 31 (14.35%) Problem-Solving
19 28 (12.96%) ASP.NET Web API
20 25 (11.57%) VMware
21 24 (11.11%) Finance
21 24 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
22 23 (10.65%) WebDriver
22 23 (10.65%) Test Automation
22 23 (10.65%) Selenium

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (20.37%) SharePoint
2 22 (10.19%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.63%) IIS
4 3 (1.39%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.46%) CMS
5 1 (0.46%) SAS
5 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 23 (10.65%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (9.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 97 (44.91%) Azure
2 38 (17.59%) Office 365
3 14 (6.48%) AWS
4 11 (5.09%) Dynamics 365
5 10 (4.63%) Google Analytics
6 5 (2.31%) IaaS
6 5 (2.31%) Power Platform
7 4 (1.85%) GCP
7 4 (1.85%) PaaS
7 4 (1.85%) SaaS
8 3 (1.39%) OneDrive
8 3 (1.39%) PowerApps
9 2 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.93%) Logic Apps
10 1 (0.46%) Azure Stack
10 1 (0.46%) HP Helion
10 1 (0.46%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.46%) ShareGate
10 1 (0.46%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.65%) DNS
2 22 (10.19%) DHCP
3 19 (8.80%) SAN
4 17 (7.87%) TCP/IP
5 14 (6.48%) Fibre Channel
5 14 (6.48%) FTP
6 12 (5.56%) Skype
7 4 (1.85%) Firewall
8 2 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.93%) Modbus
8 2 (0.93%) MQTT
8 2 (0.93%) Profibus
8 2 (0.93%) RS-232
8 2 (0.93%) RS-485
8 2 (0.93%) VLAN
9 1 (0.46%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.46%) SSH
9 1 (0.46%) VoIP
9 1 (0.46%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (50.93%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.26%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
4 7 (3.24%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.39%) Power BI
6 3 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.93%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.93%) InfluxDB
7 2 (0.93%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.93%) MySQL
7 2 (0.93%) QlikView
7 2 (0.93%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 32 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 23 (10.65%) Selenium
2 23 (10.65%) WebDriver
3 18 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.31%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.31%) SpecFlow
5 4 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (1.85%) Subversion
6 2 (0.93%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.46%) JIRA
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 24 (11.11%) Finance
2 14 (6.48%) Marketing
3 7 (3.24%) Banking
4 5 (2.31%) Law
5 3 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.93%) Advertising
6 2 (0.93%) Electronics
7 1 (0.46%) Retail
7 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 72 (33.33%) Developer
2 43 (19.91%) C# Developer
3 38 (17.59%) Analyst
4 37 (17.13%) .NET Developer
4 37 (17.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (12.96%) Software Developer
6 26 (12.04%) Administrator
7 24 (11.11%) Senior Developer
8 23 (10.65%) Test Analyst
9 21 (9.72%) Senior Software Developer
10 19 (8.80%) Consultant
11 15 (6.94%) Systems Administrator
12 13 (6.02%) Agile .NET Developer
12 13 (6.02%) Agile C# Developer
12 13 (6.02%) Agile Developer
12 13 (6.02%) Junior
12 13 (6.02%) Technical Consultant
13 12 (5.56%) IT Engineer
14 10 (4.63%) SEO Consultant
15 9 (4.17%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (38.89%) .NET
2 57 (26.39%) ASP.NET
3 52 (24.07%) .NET Framework
4 45 (20.83%) Entity Framework
5 36 (16.67%) jQuery
6 32 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (12.96%) ASP.NET Web API
8 20 (9.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 19 (8.80%) CSS
10 18 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 18 (8.33%) LESS
10 18 (8.33%) NHibernate
10 18 (8.33%) Sass
11 17 (7.87%) HTML
12 14 (6.48%) .NET Core
13 7 (3.24%) AngularJS
14 3 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 3 (1.39%) HTML5
15 2 (0.93%) RabbitMQ
15 2 (0.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.70%) Clustering
4 4 (1.85%) Public Cloud
5 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.46%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.46%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.46%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 52 (24.07%) Windows
2 21 (9.72%) Windows Server
3 17 (7.87%) Linux
4 9 (4.17%) Windows 10
5 6 (2.78%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.85%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.46%) openSUSE
8 1 (0.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (23.15%) MVC
3 48 (22.22%) DevOps
4 31 (14.35%) Problem-Solving
5 24 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 23 (10.65%) Project Management
6 23 (10.65%) TDD
6 23 (10.65%) Test Automation
7 22 (10.19%) Web Development
8 20 (9.26%) OO
9 19 (8.80%) OOP
10 18 (8.33%) BDD
10 18 (8.33%) Manual Testing
11 15 (6.94%) Root Cause Analysis
12 14 (6.48%) Digital Marketing
12 14 (6.48%) ITIL
13 13 (6.02%) Data Centre Operations
14 12 (5.56%) Copywriting
14 12 (5.56%) Migration
14 12 (5.56%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 87 (40.28%) C#
2 61 (28.24%) SQL
3 57 (26.39%) JavaScript
4 36 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 20 (9.26%) Bash Shell
6 15 (6.94%) Python
7 12 (5.56%) PHP
8 11 (5.09%) Ruby
9 6 (2.78%) C++
10 5 (2.31%) Java
11 3 (1.39%) C
11 3 (1.39%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.39%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.93%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.46%) R
13 1 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (19.44%) Degree
2 33 (15.28%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.63%) Analytics IQ
4 3 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.93%) MCSE
6 1 (0.46%) CCNA
6 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.80%) SLA
2 9 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.70%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.46%) GDPR
4 1 (0.46%) NCSC
4 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 32 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 22 (10.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (9.26%) vSphere
4 8 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (6.48%) PowerCLI
2 4 (1.85%) Terraform
3 3 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.39%) Puppet
4 2 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.93%) NetCrunch
5 1 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 25 (11.57%) VMware
2 15 (6.94%) Google
3 11 (5.09%) Cisco
4 3 (1.39%) Aerohive Networks
4 3 (1.39%) Extreme Networks
4 3 (1.39%) HP
5 2 (0.93%) 3PAR
5 2 (0.93%) EMC
5 2 (0.93%) Fortinet
5 2 (0.93%) MuleSoft
5 2 (0.93%) Palo Alto
5 2 (0.93%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.93%) SonicWALL
5 2 (0.93%) Splunk
5 2 (0.93%) Tableau
5 2 (0.93%) WatchGuard
5 2 (0.93%) Zerto
6 1 (0.46%) OpenText
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle
6 1 (0.46%) SAP