Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 100 86
Rank change year-on-year +6 -14 -11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 59 53 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.83% 2.18% 3.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.05% 8.32% 13.36%
Number of salaries quoted 59 49 76
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +58.33% -20.00%
10th Percentile £26,700 £28,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,500 £62,500 £52,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%

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 534 637 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 25.57% 26.17% 24.46%
Number of salaries quoted 477 577 542
West Sussex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,300 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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
Crawley +18 13 £32,500 -31.58%
Worthing -22 12 £50,000 +66.67% 2
Chichester - 11 £45,000 - 2
Gatwick +4 5 £52,500 -
Burgess Hill -10 5 £35,000 +18.64%
Horsham -25 4 £26,375 -41.39%
Billingshurst - 3 £26,000 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 44 (74.58%) Microsoft
2 42 (71.19%) SQL Server
3 32 (54.24%) SQL
4 30 (50.85%) MCSE
4 30 (50.85%) Active Directory
5 28 (47.46%) Windows
6 21 (35.59%) VMware
6 21 (35.59%) Windows Server
7 20 (33.90%) MS Exchange
8 19 (32.20%) Degree
9 18 (30.51%) SAN
10 17 (28.81%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (27.12%) HP
11 16 (27.12%) SharePoint
11 16 (27.12%) Hyper-V
12 15 (25.42%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (25.42%) MCSA
12 15 (25.42%) CCNA
13 14 (23.73%) Clustering
13 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (22.03%) Exchange Server 2010
14 13 (22.03%) T-SQL
15 12 (20.34%) Citrix
15 12 (20.34%) TOGAF
15 12 (20.34%) Data Centre
16 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (18.64%) SCCM
16 11 (18.64%) Management Information System
16 11 (18.64%) Business Intelligence
17 10 (16.95%) PRINCE2

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 20 (33.90%) MS Exchange
2 16 (27.12%) SharePoint
3 13 (22.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (16.95%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (13.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (5.08%) Skype for Business
7 2 (3.39%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.95%) Office 365
2 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.08%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.51%) SAN
2 9 (15.25%) DHCP
2 9 (15.25%) Firewall
3 7 (11.86%) DNS
3 7 (11.86%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.47%) LAN
4 5 (8.47%) VoIP
4 5 (8.47%) WAN
5 4 (6.78%) VLAN
6 3 (5.08%) Skype
7 2 (3.39%) CTI
7 2 (3.39%) Internet
7 2 (3.39%) iSCSI
7 2 (3.39%) NAS
7 2 (3.39%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.39%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (3.39%) Unified Communications
7 2 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.69%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (71.19%) SQL Server
2 15 (25.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (16.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (16.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (11.86%) Power BI
5 7 (11.86%) QlikView
5 7 (11.86%) Spotfire
6 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
7 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (20.34%) Analyst
1 12 (20.34%) Architect
2 11 (18.64%) Developer
2 11 (18.64%) IT Support
3 10 (16.95%) Technical Architect
4 9 (15.25%) Support Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) Active Directory Architect
5 8 (13.56%) Enterprise Architect
5 8 (13.56%) Enterprise Technical Architect
5 8 (13.56%) SQL Developer
6 7 (11.86%) Support Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) Administrator
7 6 (10.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (10.17%) SQL BI Developer
7 6 (10.17%) T-SQL Developer
8 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) IT Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) IT Systems Administrator
8 5 (8.47%) Systems Support
8 5 (8.47%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) MDX
2 5 (8.47%) .NET
2 5 (8.47%) CSS
2 5 (8.47%) HTML
3 2 (3.39%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Clustering
2 12 (20.34%) Data Centre
3 11 (18.64%) Management Information System
4 8 (13.56%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.39%) PKI
5 2 (3.39%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 28 (47.46%) Windows
2 21 (35.59%) Windows Server
3 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (10.17%) Linux
6 4 (6.78%) Windows 10
6 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.34%) TOGAF
2 11 (18.64%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (16.95%) High Availability
3 10 (16.95%) IT Strategy
3 10 (16.95%) Mentoring
3 10 (16.95%) PRINCE2
4 8 (13.56%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 8 (13.56%) Network Load Balancing
4 8 (13.56%) Translating Business Requirements
5 7 (11.86%) Data Visualisation
5 7 (11.86%) ITIL
5 7 (11.86%) ITIL V3
5 7 (11.86%) Visualisation
6 5 (8.47%) CRM
6 5 (8.47%) Information Security
6 5 (8.47%) OO
7 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.08%) ETL
8 3 (5.08%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 32 (54.24%) SQL
2 13 (22.03%) T-SQL
3 5 (8.47%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.78%) C#
5 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.08%) VB
5 3 (5.08%) VB6
6 2 (3.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (50.85%) MCSE
2 19 (32.20%) Degree
3 17 (28.81%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (25.42%) CCNA
4 15 (25.42%) MCSA
5 7 (11.86%) MCITP
6 5 (8.47%) CCA
6 5 (8.47%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (8.47%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (8.47%) MCP
7 3 (5.08%) MCTS
8 2 (3.39%) CCNP
9 1 (1.69%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.69%) MCDST
9 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (50.85%) Active Directory
2 16 (27.12%) Hyper-V
3 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (11.86%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (8.47%) MetaFrame
5 5 (8.47%) XenApp
6 2 (3.39%) ISA Server
6 2 (3.39%) UAG
6 2 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.39%) vSphere
6 2 (3.39%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.69%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) SCCM
2 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (8.47%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.69%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 44 (74.58%) Microsoft
2 21 (35.59%) VMware
3 16 (27.12%) HP
4 12 (20.34%) Citrix
5 10 (16.95%) 3PAR
6 8 (13.56%) Cognos
6 8 (13.56%) F5
7 7 (11.86%) Tableau
8 5 (8.47%) Cisco
9 3 (5.08%) Aruba
10 2 (3.39%) Dell
10 2 (3.39%) EMC
10 2 (3.39%) Forcepoint
10 2 (3.39%) Veeam
11 1 (1.69%) BMC
11 1 (1.69%) EqualLogic
11 1 (1.69%) IBM
11 1 (1.69%) Juniper
11 1 (1.69%) McAfee
11 1 (1.69%) Mitel