Period
to 16 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for Microsoft 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft 365 over the 6 months to 16 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft 365 (M365) formerly Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
16 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 33 55 40
Rank change year-on-year +22 -15 +64
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 365 81 37 140
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 6.57% 4.34% 5.93%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.09% 11.46% 25.27%
Number of salaries quoted 58 28 96
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £19,750
25th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £29,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £31,500 £35,000 £44,500
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% -21.35% +36.92%
75th Percentile £40,750 £42,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £56,300 £50,000 £56,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% -

Microsoft 365 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 384 323 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 31.17% 37.91% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 251 239 418
10th Percentile £29,750 £36,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,500 £44,375 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £75,000
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Microsoft 365
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing Microsoft 365 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft 365 in West Sussex

Microsoft 365
Salary Trend in West Sussex

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft 365 in West Sussex.

Salary trend for Microsoft 365 in West Sussex

Microsoft 365
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft 365 in West Sussex over the 6 months to 16 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Microsoft 365 in West Sussex

Microsoft 365
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft 365 within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 16 September 2021. 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
Horsham +6 30 £31,500 -10.00% 3
Crawley +22 19 £32,000 +16.36% 1
Burgess Hill -11 15 £21,540 -40.58% 4
Chichester -1 10 £24,000 -37.66% 3
Gatwick - 4 £77,500 -
Haywards Heath +2 1 £26,500 -45.64%
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 £24,000 - 2
Microsoft 365
South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2021, IT jobs citing Microsoft 365 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Microsoft 365.

1 55 (67.90%) Windows
2 54 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 41 (50.62%) Microsoft
3 41 (50.62%) Windows 10
4 33 (40.74%) Finance
5 28 (34.57%) ITIL
6 25 (30.86%) Windows Server
7 24 (29.63%) TCP/IP
8 22 (27.16%) Azure
9 19 (23.46%) Hyper-V
10 18 (22.22%) Windows Server 2016
10 18 (22.22%) Social Skills
11 17 (20.99%) Exchange Server 2013
12 16 (19.75%) Management Information System
13 15 (18.52%) VMware
13 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (16.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 12 (14.81%) SQL
15 12 (14.81%) SharePoint
15 12 (14.81%) PowerShell
15 12 (14.81%) Organisational Skills
16 11 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (13.58%) Time Management
17 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
17 10 (12.35%) GDPR
18 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2019
18 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
18 9 (11.11%) Information Security
18 9 (11.11%) Windows 7
19 8 (9.88%) XenApp

Microsoft 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 17 (20.99%) Exchange Server 2013
2 12 (14.81%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.41%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 22 (27.16%) Azure
2 4 (4.94%) SaaS
3 3 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (3.70%) Power Automate
3 3 (3.70%) Power Platform
4 2 (2.47%) IaaS
4 2 (2.47%) OneDrive
4 2 (2.47%) PaaS
5 1 (1.23%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (1.23%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 1 (1.23%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 24 (29.63%) TCP/IP
2 8 (9.88%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (7.41%) Broadband
3 6 (7.41%) Wireless
4 5 (6.17%) Firewall
4 5 (6.17%) SAN
5 3 (3.70%) DHCP
5 3 (3.70%) DNS
6 2 (2.47%) LAN
6 2 (2.47%) MPLS
6 2 (2.47%) WAN
7 1 (1.23%) Internet
7 1 (1.23%) Intranet
7 1 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.23%) Skype
7 1 (1.23%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.23%) VLAN
7 1 (1.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.47%) Metadata
3 2 (2.47%) Power BI
3 2 (2.47%) QlikView
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.23%) Big Data
4 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
General
1 33 (40.74%) Finance
2 18 (22.22%) Social Skills
3 12 (14.81%) Organisational Skills
4 6 (7.41%) Digital Economy
5 4 (4.94%) Billing
6 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.23%) Law
8 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (24.69%) IT Support
2 16 (19.75%) Analyst
3 13 (16.05%) Support Engineer
4 12 (14.81%) Service Analyst
4 12 (14.81%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (12.35%) IT Engineer
5 10 (12.35%) IT Manager
5 10 (12.35%) IT Support Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) Technical Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (8.64%) Service Desk Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) IT Support Specialist
8 6 (7.41%) Microsoft 365 Specialist
8 6 (7.41%) Service Desk Specialist
8 6 (7.41%) Service Desk Support
8 6 (7.41%) Support Specialist
8 6 (7.41%) Windows Specialist
9 5 (6.17%) IT Technician
10 4 (4.94%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) .NET
2 1 (1.23%) React
2 1 (1.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.75%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.88%) Driving Licence
3 5 (6.17%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.47%) Legacy Applications
5 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.23%) Social Media
5 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 55 (67.90%) Windows
2 41 (50.62%) Windows 10
3 25 (30.86%) Windows Server
4 18 (22.22%) Windows Server 2016
5 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2019
8 8 (9.88%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.47%) Linux
10 1 (1.23%) Android
10 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.57%) ITIL
2 13 (16.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (13.58%) Time Management
4 9 (11.11%) Information Security
5 7 (8.64%) Asset Management
5 7 (8.64%) Computer Science
5 7 (8.64%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (7.41%) Business Continuity
6 6 (7.41%) Business Continuity Management
6 6 (7.41%) Due Diligence
6 6 (7.41%) IT Governance
6 6 (7.41%) Line Management
6 6 (7.41%) Operations Management
6 6 (7.41%) Patch Management
6 6 (7.41%) Software Licensing
6 6 (7.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (6.17%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.94%) Resource Management
9 3 (3.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.81%) PowerShell
1 12 (14.81%) SQL
2 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.41%) Degree
2 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.70%) MCP
4 2 (2.47%) MCITP
5 1 (1.23%) CCNA
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.23%) CISSP
5 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.35%) GDPR
2 7 (8.64%) SLA
3 5 (6.17%) PMO
System Software
1 54 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 19 (23.46%) Hyper-V
3 11 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (9.88%) VirtualBox
4 8 (9.88%) XenApp
4 8 (9.88%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (2.47%) SCCM
2 1 (1.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (50.62%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.52%) VMware
3 8 (9.88%) Cisco
3 8 (9.88%) Citrix
4 7 (8.64%) NetApp
5 4 (4.94%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.23%) DocuSign
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle
6 1 (1.23%) Ruckus Wireless