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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 27 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 88 103 90
Rank change year-on-year +15 -13 +38
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 20 4 24
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.71% 0.34% 1.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.40% 1.60% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 18
10th Percentile - £25,200 £31,775
25th Percentile £31,000 £25,875 £37,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,000 £35,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +29.58% -49.29% +47.37%
75th Percentile £58,750 £49,563 -
90th Percentile - £50,125 -
South East median annual salary £40,375 £36,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.15% -28.00% +17.65%

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 455 250 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 38.79% 21.33% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 202 152 225
10th Percentile £31,275 £32,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £39,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,650 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.30% -4.76% +9.38%
75th Percentile £61,288 £61,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,875 £75,750
South East median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in West Sussex

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in West Sussex

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Certification in West Sussex.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in West Sussex

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Certification in West Sussex over the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

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 27 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Worthing +15 7 £57,500 +109.09%
Haywards Heath +5 5 £31,000 +21.57%
Horsham - 2 £32,000 -
Crawley - 1 £60,500 - 1
Gatwick - 1 £40,000 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2022, 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 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (60.00%) Social Skills
4 9 (45.00%) Windows 10
4 9 (45.00%) MCSE
4 9 (45.00%) ITIL
5 8 (40.00%) VMware
5 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 8 (40.00%) Product Roadmap
6 7 (35.00%) Project Delivery
6 7 (35.00%) Storage Management
6 7 (35.00%) Converged Infrastructure
6 7 (35.00%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
6 7 (35.00%) vRealize
6 7 (35.00%) IBM Cloud
6 7 (35.00%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (35.00%) High Availability
6 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (35.00%) MCP
6 7 (35.00%) Unix
6 7 (35.00%) Linux
6 7 (35.00%) SLA
6 7 (35.00%) Cisco
6 7 (35.00%) IBM
6 7 (35.00%) EMC
6 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (30.00%) Service Management
7 6 (30.00%) ITSM

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 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) IBM Cloud
2 5 (25.00%) Azure
3 4 (20.00%) Rubrik
4 3 (15.00%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (15.00%) Azure Machine Learning
4 3 (15.00%) Azure Monitor
4 3 (15.00%) Power Platform
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (5.00%) PaaS
6 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DHCP
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (60.00%) Social Skills
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (20.00%) Legal
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Backup Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) Senior Backup Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) Senior Storage Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) Storage and Backup Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
2 4 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Senior IT Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 4 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Data Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (30.00%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (15.00%) IoT
4 3 (15.00%) Robotics
5 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
5 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows 10
3 7 (35.00%) Linux
3 7 (35.00%) Unix
3 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 8 (40.00%) Product Roadmap
3 7 (35.00%) Converged Infrastructure
3 7 (35.00%) High Availability
3 7 (35.00%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (35.00%) Project Delivery
3 7 (35.00%) Storage Management
4 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (30.00%) ITSM
4 6 (30.00%) Service Management
4 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (25.00%) CRM
5 5 (25.00%) People Management
5 5 (25.00%) Remediation Plan
5 5 (25.00%) Runbook
5 5 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (25.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) MCSE
2 7 (35.00%) MCP
3 5 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (15.00%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (5.00%) CCA
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (5.00%) MCSA
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) SLA
2 4 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) vRealize
2 5 (25.00%) Avamar
2 5 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) VMware
3 7 (35.00%) Cisco
3 7 (35.00%) EMC
3 7 (35.00%) IBM
4 5 (25.00%) Avaya
4 5 (25.00%) Mitel
5 4 (20.00%) Isilon
6 3 (15.00%) Databricks
6 3 (15.00%) MuleSoft
6 3 (15.00%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow
8 1 (5.00%) Citrix
8 1 (5.00%) Dell
8 1 (5.00%) Veeam