Period
to 15 July 2019

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 15 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 117 107
Rank change year-on-year +27 -10 +35
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 61 29 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.58% 1.40% 2.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.65% 5.92% 8.88%
Number of salaries quoted 46 25 50
West Sussex median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +28.57% -22.22%
10th Percentile £41,250 £25,500 £19,125
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,750 £54,350
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -9.09%

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 632 490 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 26.70% 23.63% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 487 413 517
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,900 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,000 £65,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%

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 15 July 2019.

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 15 July 2019. 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 +18 9 £60,000 +56.86% 4
Crawley +6 9 £60,000 +52.87% 7
Gatwick -19 4 £60,000 +26.32% 3
Horsham -8 2 £30,000 - 2
Microsoft Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, 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 55 (90.16%) Windows
2 49 (80.33%) Microsoft
3 37 (60.66%) ITIL
4 36 (59.02%) MCSE
4 36 (59.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 34 (55.74%) SQL
6 33 (54.10%) SharePoint
7 28 (45.90%) Windows Server
8 23 (37.70%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (37.70%) VMware
9 22 (36.07%) Office 365
10 21 (34.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 19 (31.15%) Aruba
11 19 (31.15%) PRINCE2
11 19 (31.15%) Citrix
12 18 (29.51%) DNS
13 17 (27.87%) Cisco
13 17 (27.87%) Firewall
14 16 (26.23%) SAN
14 16 (26.23%) SQL Server
15 15 (24.59%) TCP/IP
15 15 (24.59%) DHCP
15 15 (24.59%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (24.59%) Active Directory
15 15 (24.59%) PowerShell
15 15 (24.59%) IaaS
16 14 (22.95%) TOGAF
16 14 (22.95%) Degree
16 14 (22.95%) MPLS
17 13 (21.31%) Configuration Management

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 33 (54.10%) SharePoint
2 13 (21.31%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.64%) IIS
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 36 (59.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (36.07%) Office 365
3 15 (24.59%) IaaS
4 12 (19.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 11 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (16.39%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (3.28%) PaaS
8 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.51%) DNS
2 17 (27.87%) Firewall
3 16 (26.23%) SAN
4 15 (24.59%) DHCP
4 15 (24.59%) TCP/IP
5 14 (22.95%) MPLS
6 12 (19.67%) FTP
6 12 (19.67%) SMTP
6 12 (19.67%) Software-Defined Networking
7 4 (6.56%) Network Security
8 3 (4.92%) VoIP
8 3 (4.92%) WAN
8 3 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (3.28%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (3.28%) DWDM
9 2 (3.28%) Wireless
10 1 (1.64%) Internet
10 1 (1.64%) Skype
10 1 (1.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.28%) MySQL
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.28%) Subversion
2 1 (1.64%) GCC
General
1 11 (18.03%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Windows Engineer
2 14 (22.95%) Architect
2 14 (22.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (19.67%) Azure Engineer
3 12 (19.67%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (19.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (18.03%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (11.48%) Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) AWS Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (11.48%) Server Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Service Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) Windows Server Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (9.84%) IT Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Azure Architect
7 2 (3.28%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) IT Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) .NET
2 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.64%) CSS
2 1 (1.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Data Centre
1 12 (19.67%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (11.48%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.28%) Clustering
4 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 55 (90.16%) Windows
2 28 (45.90%) Windows Server
3 13 (21.31%) Windows 10
4 3 (4.92%) Linux
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (60.66%) ITIL
2 21 (34.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 19 (31.15%) PRINCE2
4 14 (22.95%) TOGAF
5 13 (21.31%) Configuration Management
6 12 (19.67%) Mentoring
6 12 (19.67%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (18.03%) IT Strategy
7 11 (18.03%) Translating Business Requirements
8 10 (16.39%) Server Virtualisation
9 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (14.75%) Information Security
10 7 (11.48%) Migration
10 7 (11.48%) Network Architecture
10 7 (11.48%) Process Improvement
10 7 (11.48%) Service Management
10 7 (11.48%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 6 (9.84%) Coaching
12 4 (6.56%) High Availability
12 4 (6.56%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 34 (55.74%) SQL
2 15 (24.59%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.28%) Python
4 1 (1.64%) C#
4 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (59.02%) MCSE
2 15 (24.59%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (22.95%) Degree
4 13 (21.31%) MCP
5 12 (19.67%) CCNA
6 3 (4.92%) CCNP
6 3 (4.92%) MCSA
7 2 (3.28%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.31%) SLA
2 9 (14.75%) GDPR
3 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 23 (37.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (24.59%) Active Directory
3 12 (19.67%) Terminal Server
3 12 (19.67%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.28%) Docker
4 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (19.67%) vCenter Server
2 9 (14.75%) SCCM
3 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 49 (80.33%) Microsoft
2 23 (37.70%) VMware
3 19 (31.15%) Aruba
3 19 (31.15%) Citrix
4 17 (27.87%) Cisco
5 12 (19.67%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.92%) HP
7 2 (3.28%) 3PAR
7 2 (3.28%) F5
7 2 (3.28%) Juniper
7 2 (3.28%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle
8 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.64%) SAP