Period
to 17 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 9 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 359 396 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 18.00% 17.85% 19.50%
As % of the Vendors category 45.21% 41.21% 36.35%
Number of salaries quoted 340 364 568
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,613 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% -

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in West Sussex.

All Vendors
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 794 961 1,348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 39.82% 43.33% 53.64%
Number of salaries quoted 659 827 1,193
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.26% +10.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £59,187
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in West Sussex

Microsoft
Salary Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in West Sussex.

Salary trend for Microsoft in West Sussex

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in West Sussex over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in West Sussex

Microsoft
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 within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Crawley +2 109 £37,500 -25.00% 14
Worthing -10 52 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Chichester +2 42 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Horsham -16 31 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Burgess Hill 0 25 £26,000 -2.99% 4
Gatwick -6 16 £40,000 -27.27%
East Grinstead -2 6 £43,500 +19.18% 2
Haywards Heath +1 4 £32,125 -8.21% 3
Littlehampton +1 4 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Shoreham-by-Sea +1 1 £20,500 -18.00% 1
Selsey +1 1 £37,500 -
Bognor Regis 0 1 £20,500 -25.45% 2
Pulborough -5 1 £42,500 +97.67%
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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.

1 130 (36.21%) Windows
2 129 (35.93%) SQL Server
3 117 (32.59%) Active Directory
4 102 (28.41%) SQL
5 96 (26.74%) Microsoft Office
6 81 (22.56%) .NET
7 79 (22.01%) C#
8 72 (20.06%) SharePoint
9 69 (19.22%) Agile Software Development
10 67 (18.66%) Hyper-V
11 65 (18.11%) ITIL
12 64 (17.83%) Office 365
13 63 (17.55%) Finance
14 61 (16.99%) ASP.NET
15 60 (16.71%) Microsoft Certification
16 58 (16.16%) MS Exchange
16 58 (16.16%) Microsoft Azure
17 57 (15.88%) VMware
18 54 (15.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 51 (14.21%) Windows Server
20 50 (13.93%) MVC
21 46 (12.81%) T-SQL
21 46 (12.81%) Degree
22 45 (12.53%) Citrix
22 45 (12.53%) Business Intelligence
22 45 (12.53%) Management Information System
23 41 (11.42%) SAN
23 41 (11.42%) AngularJS
24 38 (10.58%) JavaScript
24 38 (10.58%) ASP.NET MVC

Microsoft
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 72 (20.06%) SharePoint
2 58 (16.16%) MS Exchange
3 29 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (6.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 21 (5.85%) CMS
6 15 (4.18%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (4.18%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (3.34%) IIS
8 8 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (1.67%) Umbraco
10 5 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (1.11%) Apache
12 2 (0.56%) Drupal
12 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 96 (26.74%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (7.52%) MS Visio
3 16 (4.46%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (3.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (1.95%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (1.11%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.28%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 21 (5.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (3.34%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.28%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 64 (17.83%) Office 365
2 58 (16.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.84%) Mimecast
3 3 (0.84%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (11.42%) SAN
2 36 (10.03%) Firewall
3 19 (5.29%) VoIP
4 16 (4.46%) DNS
5 15 (4.18%) DHCP
6 13 (3.62%) VPN
7 8 (2.23%) IP Telephony
7 8 (2.23%) Remote Desktop
7 8 (2.23%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.95%) Skype
8 7 (1.95%) WAN
9 6 (1.67%) FTP
9 6 (1.67%) HTTP
9 6 (1.67%) LAN
9 6 (1.67%) MPLS
9 6 (1.67%) VLAN
10 4 (1.11%) Wireless
11 3 (0.84%) Network Security
11 3 (0.84%) WebEx
12 2 (0.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (35.93%) SQL Server
2 54 (15.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (8.91%) SQL Server 2014
4 31 (8.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (7.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (6.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (4.18%) MongoDB
7 15 (4.18%) Power BI
8 13 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (3.34%) OLAP
9 12 (3.34%) QlikView
9 12 (3.34%) Spotfire
10 9 (2.51%) OLAP Cube
11 6 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
12 5 (1.39%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.84%) Geospatial Data
13 3 (0.84%) GIS
13 3 (0.84%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 27 (7.52%) Visual Studio
2 15 (4.18%) TeamCity
3 14 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.11%) JIRA
5 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.28%) NUnit
6 1 (0.28%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.28%) Selenium
General
1 63 (17.55%) Finance
2 20 (5.57%) French Language
3 17 (4.74%) German Language
4 10 (2.79%) Retail
5 9 (2.51%) Italian Language
5 9 (2.51%) Spanish Language
6 8 (2.23%) Advertising
7 3 (0.84%) Law
7 3 (0.84%) Legal
7 3 (0.84%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.84%) Marketing
7 3 (0.84%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.56%) Local Government
9 1 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 76 (21.17%) Developer
2 67 (18.66%) Analyst
3 37 (10.31%) Support Analyst
4 36 (10.03%) Architect
5 35 (9.75%) IT Support
6 33 (9.19%) SQL Developer
7 31 (8.64%) .NET Developer
8 30 (8.36%) Technical Architect
9 28 (7.80%) Service Analyst
9 28 (7.80%) Service Desk Analyst
10 27 (7.52%) Project Manager
11 25 (6.96%) Service Desk Support
12 23 (6.41%) Service Desk Support Analyst
13 20 (5.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 19 (5.29%) IT Analyst
14 19 (5.29%) IT Support Analyst
15 18 (5.01%) 2nd Line Support
15 18 (5.01%) C# Developer
15 18 (5.01%) Consultant
15 18 (5.01%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (22.56%) .NET
2 61 (16.99%) ASP.NET
3 41 (11.42%) AngularJS
4 38 (10.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 27 (7.52%) ASP.NET Web API
6 25 (6.96%) CSS
6 25 (6.96%) HTML
7 21 (5.85%) Node.js
7 21 (5.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 19 (5.29%) WPF
9 16 (4.46%) XML
10 15 (4.18%) .NET Framework
10 15 (4.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 15 (4.18%) KnockoutJS
10 15 (4.18%) MDX
10 15 (4.18%) MSMQ
10 15 (4.18%) RabbitMQ
10 15 (4.18%) RESTful
11 9 (2.51%) HTML5
11 9 (2.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.53%) Management Information System
2 37 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (8.64%) Clustering
4 21 (5.85%) Enterprise Storage
5 12 (3.34%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (1.95%) User Experience
7 6 (1.67%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.39%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.11%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.11%) Life Science
9 4 (1.11%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.84%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.84%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.56%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.56%) Fintech
11 2 (0.56%) FMCG
11 2 (0.56%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.56%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.28%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 130 (36.21%) Windows
2 51 (14.21%) Windows Server
3 30 (8.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (3.90%) Windows 7
5 13 (3.62%) Linux
5 13 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (3.06%) Windows 10
7 9 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (2.23%) Unix
9 4 (1.11%) CentOS
9 4 (1.11%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.84%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.56%) Android
12 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (19.22%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (18.11%) ITIL
3 50 (13.93%) MVC
4 45 (12.53%) Business Intelligence
5 35 (9.75%) High Availability
5 35 (9.75%) Project Management
6 34 (9.47%) IT Strategy
7 29 (8.08%) OO
8 28 (7.80%) Incident Management
8 28 (7.80%) PRINCE2
9 27 (7.52%) Mentoring
10 26 (7.24%) ETL
11 24 (6.69%) CRM
12 23 (6.41%) TOGAF
13 22 (6.13%) Service Management
14 20 (5.57%) E-Commerce
14 20 (5.57%) Load Balancing
14 20 (5.57%) Problem Management
15 19 (5.29%) Network Load Balancing
16 18 (5.01%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (28.41%) SQL
2 79 (22.01%) C#
3 46 (12.81%) T-SQL
4 38 (10.58%) JavaScript
5 19 (5.29%) PowerShell
6 15 (4.18%) F#
6 15 (4.18%) Ruby
7 10 (2.79%) Java
8 6 (1.67%) ABAP
9 3 (0.84%) C
9 3 (0.84%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.56%) C++
10 2 (0.56%) PHP
10 2 (0.56%) VB
10 2 (0.56%) VB6
10 2 (0.56%) VC++
11 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.28%) Perl
11 1 (0.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 60 (16.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (12.81%) Degree
3 30 (8.36%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (6.96%) MCSE
5 23 (6.41%) CCNA
6 22 (6.13%) A+ Certification
7 20 (5.57%) Security Cleared
8 16 (4.46%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.67%) CCENT
9 6 (1.67%) Network+ Certification
10 5 (1.39%) MCSA
11 4 (1.11%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.56%) MCP
13 2 (0.56%) MCTS
13 2 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.28%) MCAD
14 1 (0.28%) MCSD
14 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.57%) QA
2 19 (5.29%) SLA
3 12 (3.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.67%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.39%) PMO
6 2 (0.56%) BS25999
6 2 (0.56%) GDPR
6 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 117 (32.59%) Active Directory
2 67 (18.66%) Hyper-V
3 38 (10.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (4.74%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (2.51%) vSphere
6 8 (2.23%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.95%) XenApp
8 1 (0.28%) Squid
8 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (8.64%) Microsoft Clustering
2 17 (4.74%) SCCM
3 16 (4.46%) WSUS
4 15 (4.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 15 (4.18%) Kibana
5 1 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.28%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.28%) PaperCut
5 1 (0.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 57 (15.88%) VMware
2 45 (12.53%) Citrix
3 36 (10.03%) HP
4 31 (8.64%) 3PAR
5 24 (6.69%) Dell
6 22 (6.13%) EqualLogic
6 22 (6.13%) NetApp
7 15 (4.18%) Cisco
8 14 (3.90%) F5
9 13 (3.62%) Cognos
10 12 (3.34%) Tableau
11 11 (3.06%) SAP
12 5 (1.39%) Oracle
13 4 (1.11%) Adobe
14 2 (0.56%) Apple
14 2 (0.56%) Avaya
14 2 (0.56%) hybris
14 2 (0.56%) Juniper
14 2 (0.56%) McAfee
14 2 (0.56%) Veeam