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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
South East / West Sussex
Rank 79 92 66
Rank change year-on-year +13 -26  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 16 15 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.52% 1.33% 3.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.45% 4.98% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 34
Median salary £37,500 £43,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £30,000 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £67,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 248 301 312
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 23.57% 26.68% 28.18%
Number of salaries quoted 229 270 261
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £24,800 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gatwick -14 6 £53,750 -10.41%
Crawley +3 4 £32,500 +1.56%
Worthing - 3 - -
Horsham - 1 £27,000 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
1 27 (67.50%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (65.00%) MCSE
3 22 (55.00%) SQL
3 22 (55.00%) Active Directory
4 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
4 21 (52.50%) CCNA
5 20 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 18 (45.00%) SAN
7 17 (42.50%) HP
7 17 (42.50%) VMware
7 17 (42.50%) TOGAF
8 16 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (35.00%) Cisco
10 14 (35.00%) PRINCE2
11 13 (32.50%) SharePoint
11 13 (32.50%) Finance
11 13 (32.50%) IT Strategy
12 12 (30.00%) Microsoft Clustering
12 12 (30.00%) 3PAR
12 12 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (30.00%) F5
12 12 (30.00%) High Availability
12 12 (30.00%) Hyper-V
12 12 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
12 12 (30.00%) Mentoring
12 12 (30.00%) Data Centre
12 12 (30.00%) Translating Business Requirements

Microsoft Certification
Top Related 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (32.50%) SharePoint
4 12 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 12 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (27.50%) MS Excel
2 8 (20.00%) MS Office
3 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (7.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (45.00%) SAN
2 12 (30.00%) Firewall
3 5 (12.50%) DHCP
3 5 (12.50%) DNS
3 5 (12.50%) LAN
3 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (12.50%) WAN
4 4 (10.00%) Wireless
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.00%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
2 16 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Architect
2 12 (30.00%) Active Directory Architect
2 12 (30.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 12 (30.00%) Enterprise Technical Architect
2 12 (30.00%) Technical Architect
3 8 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Developer
4 4 (10.00%) IT Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) IT Architect
5 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) CRM Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Systems Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Support
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) .NET
1 4 (10.00%) Web Services
2 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Clustering
1 12 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.50%) Reinsurance
4 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Windows
2 9 (22.50%) Windows Server
2 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) TOGAF
2 14 (35.00%) PRINCE2
3 13 (32.50%) IT Strategy
4 12 (30.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 12 (30.00%) High Availability
4 12 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 12 (30.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 12 (30.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 11 (27.50%) ITIL
6 7 (17.50%) Mathematics
7 6 (15.00%) ITIL V3
8 4 (10.00%) Information Security
8 4 (10.00%) QMS
8 4 (10.00%) Quality Management
9 3 (7.50%) Case Management
9 3 (7.50%) CRM
9 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
9 3 (7.50%) Service Management
10 2 (5.00%) Migration
10 2 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) C#
2 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) C++
3 1 (2.50%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (67.50%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (65.00%) MCSE
3 21 (52.50%) CCNA
4 11 (27.50%) Degree
5 9 (22.50%) MCSA
6 7 (17.50%) CCNP
7 3 (7.50%) MCITP
7 3 (7.50%) MCP
7 3 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (5.00%) VCAP
9 1 (2.50%) JNCIS
9 1 (2.50%) MCDST
9 1 (2.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.50%) vSphere
4 3 (7.50%) XenApp
5 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.50%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (12.50%) NetBackup
3 3 (7.50%) Backup Exec
3 3 (7.50%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (7.50%) WSUS
4 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
2 17 (42.50%) HP
2 17 (42.50%) VMware
3 14 (35.00%) Cisco
4 12 (30.00%) 3PAR
4 12 (30.00%) F5
5 5 (12.50%) Juniper
6 3 (7.50%) Citrix
6 3 (7.50%) Intel Security
7 2 (5.00%) Dell
7 2 (5.00%) NetApp
7 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.00%) Symantec
8 1 (2.50%) AppSense
8 1 (2.50%) EqualLogic
8 1 (2.50%) Mitel
8 1 (2.50%) Qualys
8 1 (2.50%) Tripwire
8 1 (2.50%) WatchGuard