The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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 / Sussex
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 7 8
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sussex 9.38% 16.67% 10.71%
As % of the Vendors category 13.04% 60.00% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
Median salary £32,500 £75,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -56.66% +188.46%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Sussex.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 23 5 24
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sussex 71.88% 27.78% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 11
Median salary £50,000 £75,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +114.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sussex citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Sussex

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Sussex.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Sussex region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Terminal Services
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) WSUS
1 3 (75.00%) VLAN
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (25.00%) OO

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
1 1 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Logistics
1 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (75.00%) Terminal Services
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
Sussex
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