Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 85 94
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 68 62 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.68% 3.08% 2.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.04% 12.58% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 61 59 51
West Sussex median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +58.33%
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,800 £29,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 677 493 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 26.65% 24.50% 26.68%
Number of salaries quoted 554 435 568
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £23,800 £26,550 £27,350
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £62,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Worthing -6 23 £57,500 +15.00%
Gatwick -7 15 £55,000 +4.76%
Crawley +5 4 £50,000 +17.65%
Bognor Regis - 2 £37,500 -
Haywards Heath - 1 £25,000 -
East Grinstead - 1 £31,500 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 51 (75.00%) MCSE
2 45 (66.18%) Windows
3 44 (64.71%) Microsoft
4 39 (57.35%) ITIL
5 36 (52.94%) Cisco
6 34 (50.00%) VMware
7 33 (48.53%) Firewall
8 28 (41.18%) DNS
8 28 (41.18%) DHCP
9 25 (36.76%) Microsoft Azure
9 25 (36.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 25 (36.76%) Windows Server
10 23 (33.82%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (30.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (30.88%) Active Directory
12 20 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (27.94%) SolarWinds
13 19 (27.94%) Office 365
14 18 (26.47%) Remediation Plan
14 18 (26.47%) Runbook
14 18 (26.47%) Wi-Fi
14 18 (26.47%) Citrix
15 17 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
15 17 (25.00%) MS Exchange
15 17 (25.00%) High Availability
16 16 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
16 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
16 16 (23.53%) WAN
17 15 (22.06%) SharePoint
17 15 (22.06%) GDPR

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 17 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (22.06%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (8.82%) Skype for Business
4 4 (5.88%) IIS
4 4 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (36.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (27.94%) Office 365
3 8 (11.76%) IBM Cloud
4 7 (10.29%) IaaS
4 7 (10.29%) SaaS
5 4 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (5.88%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (48.53%) Firewall
2 28 (41.18%) DHCP
2 28 (41.18%) DNS
3 18 (26.47%) Wi-Fi
4 16 (23.53%) WAN
5 15 (22.06%) Network Security
6 14 (20.59%) MPLS
7 13 (19.12%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (19.12%) Cisco PIX
7 13 (19.12%) TCP/IP
7 13 (19.12%) VoIP
8 9 (13.24%) SAN
9 8 (11.76%) DWDM
9 8 (11.76%) VPN
9 8 (11.76%) Wireless
10 7 (10.29%) VLAN
11 6 (8.82%) FTP
11 6 (8.82%) SMTP
11 6 (8.82%) Software-Defined Networking
12 4 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.29%) EDMS
3 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.94%) QlikView
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) GCC
General
1 9 (13.24%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (14.71%) IT Engineer
2 9 (13.24%) Backup Engineer
2 9 (13.24%) Senior IT Engineer
2 9 (13.24%) Storage and Backup Engineer
2 9 (13.24%) Storage Engineer
3 7 (10.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 7 (10.29%) Analyst
3 7 (10.29%) Applications Manager
3 7 (10.29%) Applications Support
3 7 (10.29%) Applications Support Manager
3 7 (10.29%) Network Manager
3 7 (10.29%) Network Operations Manager
3 7 (10.29%) Operations Manager
3 7 (10.29%) Senior Backup Engineer
3 7 (10.29%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 7 (10.29%) Support Manager
4 6 (8.82%) Administrator
4 6 (8.82%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) .NET
1 1 (1.47%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.47%) CSS
1 1 (1.47%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Data Centre
2 10 (14.71%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (10.29%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.88%) Clustering
4 4 (5.88%) PKI
5 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.47%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 45 (66.18%) Windows
2 25 (36.76%) Windows Server
3 21 (30.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (20.59%) Unix
6 13 (19.12%) Linux
6 13 (19.12%) Windows 10
6 13 (19.12%) Windows 7
7 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (57.35%) ITIL
2 25 (36.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 20 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (26.47%) Remediation Plan
4 18 (26.47%) Runbook
5 17 (25.00%) High Availability
6 11 (16.18%) PRINCE2
7 10 (14.71%) Incident Management
7 10 (14.71%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (14.71%) Problem Management
8 9 (13.24%) CRM
8 9 (13.24%) Mentoring
8 9 (13.24%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (13.24%) Storage Management
9 8 (11.76%) Converged Infrastructure
9 8 (11.76%) ITIL V3
9 8 (11.76%) Server Management
9 8 (11.76%) WAN Optimisation
10 7 (10.29%) Process Improvement
10 7 (10.29%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.59%) SQL
2 8 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.94%) VBScript
4 1 (1.47%) C
4 1 (1.47%) C#
4 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 51 (75.00%) MCSE
2 17 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (19.12%) CCNP
4 11 (16.18%) MCITP
4 11 (16.18%) MCSA
5 8 (11.76%) MCP
6 7 (10.29%) CCNA
6 7 (10.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (10.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (7.35%) Degree
7 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
7 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
8 4 (5.88%) VCAP
9 3 (4.41%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.94%) NCDA
10 2 (2.94%) NCSA
11 1 (1.47%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.47%) CCEA
11 1 (1.47%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.06%) GDPR
2 2 (2.94%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 23 (33.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (30.88%) Active Directory
3 16 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (8.82%) Terminal Server
5 3 (4.41%) XenApp
6 2 (2.94%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.47%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) vRealize
2 7 (10.29%) SCCM
3 6 (8.82%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (8.82%) vCenter Server
4 4 (5.88%) SCOM
4 4 (5.88%) SCOrch
5 3 (4.41%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (4.41%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.41%) SCSM
6 1 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 44 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 36 (52.94%) Cisco
3 34 (50.00%) VMware
4 19 (27.94%) SolarWinds
5 18 (26.47%) Citrix
6 12 (17.65%) HP
7 10 (14.71%) EMC
8 9 (13.24%) Dell
9 8 (11.76%) IBM
10 7 (10.29%) NetApp
11 6 (8.82%) Aruba
12 4 (5.88%) BMC
12 4 (5.88%) Okta
12 4 (5.88%) Symantec
13 2 (2.94%) Fortinet
13 2 (2.94%) Meraki
13 2 (2.94%) Mitel
13 2 (2.94%) Palo Alto
13 2 (2.94%) Sage
13 2 (2.94%) Zerto