Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 96 107
Rank change year-on-year -10 +11 -11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 43 58 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.83% 2.85% 2.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.48% 11.18% 8.08%
Number of salaries quoted 37 59 53
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -26.32% +18.75%
10th Percentile £29,750 £23,900 £28,450
90th Percentile £77,500 £56,250 £62,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications 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 academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 575 519 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 24.41% 25.52% 27.00%
Number of salaries quoted 463 460 599
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £64,500 £60,000 £59,600
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in West Sussex

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in West Sussex

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in West Sussex over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in West Sussex

Microsoft Certification
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 Certification within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. 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
Gatwick +3 11 £45,000 -14.29%
Worthing +3 6 £75,000 +53.85% 3
Crawley -2 4 £50,000 +53.85%
Haywards Heath - 2 £23,750 -
East Grinstead - 1 £31,500 - 1
Arundel - 1 £40,000 -
Bognor Regis - 1 £37,500 - 1
Microsoft Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification.

1 35 (81.40%) Microsoft
2 31 (72.09%) Windows
3 28 (65.12%) MCSE
3 28 (65.12%) ITIL
4 20 (46.51%) Windows Server
5 18 (41.86%) Cisco
5 18 (41.86%) Firewall
5 18 (41.86%) VMware
6 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
7 15 (34.88%) MCSA
7 15 (34.88%) DHCP
7 15 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (30.23%) Citrix
8 13 (30.23%) DNS
9 12 (27.91%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (25.58%) TCP/IP
10 11 (25.58%) Office 365
11 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (23.26%) MS Exchange
11 10 (23.26%) PRINCE2
11 10 (23.26%) SQL
11 10 (23.26%) CCNA
12 9 (20.93%) MCP
12 9 (20.93%) Finance
12 9 (20.93%) Self-Motivation
13 8 (18.60%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Office
13 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
13 8 (18.60%) CCNP

Microsoft Certification
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 10 (23.26%) MS Exchange
2 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.98%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.65%) IIS
4 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (25.58%) Office 365
3 5 (11.63%) SaaS
4 4 (9.30%) IaaS
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (41.86%) Firewall
2 15 (34.88%) DHCP
3 13 (30.23%) DNS
4 11 (25.58%) TCP/IP
5 8 (18.60%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (16.28%) VPN
6 7 (16.28%) WAN
7 6 (13.95%) Network Security
7 6 (13.95%) SAN
8 5 (11.63%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (11.63%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (11.63%) VLAN
8 5 (11.63%) VoIP
9 3 (6.98%) FTP
9 3 (6.98%) MPLS
9 3 (6.98%) NetScaler
9 3 (6.98%) SMTP
9 3 (6.98%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (4.65%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (4.65%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) EDMS
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) GCC
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Marketing
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (16.28%) Applications Manager
1 7 (16.28%) Applications Support
1 7 (16.28%) Applications Support Manager
1 7 (16.28%) Support Manager
2 5 (11.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Administrator
3 4 (9.30%) Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) IT Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) IT Manager
4 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (6.98%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco Administrator
4 3 (6.98%) Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) IT Support
4 3 (6.98%) Network Administrator
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.33%) CSS
2 1 (2.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (11.63%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Clustering
4 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.65%) PKI
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 31 (72.09%) Windows
2 20 (46.51%) Windows Server
3 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.30%) Linux
6 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) ITIL
2 10 (23.26%) PRINCE2
3 7 (16.28%) CRM
3 7 (16.28%) Mentoring
3 7 (16.28%) Problem Management
3 7 (16.28%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (16.28%) Process Improvement
4 6 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (13.95%) Incident Management
4 6 (13.95%) ITIL V3
5 5 (11.63%) Network Management
5 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.30%) Change Management
6 4 (9.30%) Performance Management
6 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (6.98%) Project Management
8 2 (4.65%) Coaching
8 2 (4.65%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.65%) C#
3 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) C
4 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (65.12%) MCSE
2 15 (34.88%) MCSA
3 12 (27.91%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (23.26%) CCNA
5 9 (20.93%) MCP
6 8 (18.60%) CCNP
7 7 (16.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (16.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (13.95%) MCITP
9 3 (6.98%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
9 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
9 3 (6.98%) VCAP
10 2 (4.65%) CCEA
10 2 (4.65%) NCDA
10 2 (4.65%) NCSA
11 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
11 1 (2.33%) Degree
11 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) GDPR
2 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
2 15 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.30%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.98%) Terminal Server
5 2 (4.65%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.65%) XenApp
6 1 (2.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) SCCM
2 3 (6.98%) vCenter Server
3 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.33%) SCOM
4 1 (2.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 35 (81.40%) Microsoft
2 18 (41.86%) Cisco
2 18 (41.86%) VMware
3 13 (30.23%) Citrix
4 8 (18.60%) HP
5 7 (16.28%) SolarWinds
6 5 (11.63%) NetApp
7 3 (6.98%) Aruba
7 3 (6.98%) Remedy
8 2 (4.65%) Okta
8 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow
8 2 (4.65%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.33%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (2.33%) BMC
9 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.33%) Mitel
9 1 (2.33%) Proofpoint
9 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.33%) Sage
9 1 (2.33%) Veeam