Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 10 15
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 329 387 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 16.14% 18.14% 15.84%
As % of the Vendors category 40.37% 44.18% 32.20%
Number of salaries quoted 287 378 397
West Sussex median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £21,650 £26,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 815 876 1,177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 39.99% 41.07% 49.21%
Number of salaries quoted 712 768 1,080
West Sussex median annual salary £40,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.05% +2.35% -
10th Percentile £23,775 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% -

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 +16 97 £32,500 -25.29% 12
Horsham -5 59 £32,500 - 3
Worthing -2 58 £47,500 +26.67% 5
Chichester +10 31 £37,500 -6.25%
Gatwick +4 24 £42,500 -26.09% 3
Haywards Heath -2 6 £35,500 -11.25% 2
Burgess Hill -34 3 £32,500 +1.56%
East Grinstead -2 1 £27,500 -38.89%
Arundel - 1 £40,000 -
Littlehampton - 1 £50,000 -
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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.

1 111 (33.74%) Windows
2 105 (31.91%) SQL
3 92 (27.96%) SQL Server
4 89 (27.05%) Microsoft Office
5 81 (24.62%) C#
6 79 (24.01%) .NET
7 54 (16.41%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (16.11%) Active Directory
9 49 (14.89%) ASP.NET
9 49 (14.89%) Windows 7
10 47 (14.29%) MVC
11 45 (13.68%) Problem-Solving
12 43 (13.07%) Windows Server
13 41 (12.46%) Degree
14 40 (12.16%) Finance
14 40 (12.16%) ITIL
15 38 (11.55%) JavaScript
15 38 (11.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 38 (11.55%) Microsoft Azure
15 38 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
16 37 (11.25%) ASP.NET MVC
16 37 (11.25%) Visual Studio
16 37 (11.25%) Information Security
17 36 (10.94%) Microsoft Excel
18 35 (10.64%) Linux
18 35 (10.64%) Citrix
19 34 (10.33%) Office 365
19 34 (10.33%) Windows Server 2012
20 33 (10.03%) German Language
20 33 (10.03%) Microsoft Certification

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 32 (9.73%) SharePoint
2 18 (5.47%) MS Exchange
3 15 (4.56%) CMS
4 14 (4.26%) IIS
5 11 (3.34%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (3.04%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.52%) Apache
11 4 (1.22%) Jupyter
11 4 (1.22%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.61%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.30%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 89 (27.05%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (10.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (4.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (4.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (3.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.61%) Primavera
5 1 (0.30%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 38 (11.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (10.33%) Office 365
3 12 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.74%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (1.82%) IaaS
5 6 (1.82%) PaaS
6 2 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.61%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.61%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.30%) Serverless
7 1 (0.30%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.04%) HTTP
1 10 (3.04%) WebEx
2 9 (2.74%) Firewall
2 9 (2.74%) LAN
3 8 (2.43%) MPLS
3 8 (2.43%) VPN
4 7 (2.13%) DHCP
4 7 (2.13%) Internet
4 7 (2.13%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.13%) WAN
5 6 (1.82%) DNS
5 6 (1.82%) SAN
5 6 (1.82%) VLAN
6 3 (0.91%) 4G
6 3 (0.91%) 802.11
6 3 (0.91%) Wireless
6 3 (0.91%) WLAN
6 3 (0.91%) WPA2
7 2 (0.61%) 3G
7 2 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (27.96%) SQL Server
2 38 (11.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (4.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (3.65%) SQL Server 2014
6 11 (3.34%) SQL Server 2016
7 10 (3.04%) Data Mining
7 10 (3.04%) MongoDB
7 10 (3.04%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.74%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.43%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (1.82%) Big Data
10 6 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (1.82%) Power BI
10 6 (1.82%) PowerCenter
10 6 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.52%) QualityStage
11 5 (1.52%) SAP Data Services
12 4 (1.22%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 37 (11.25%) Visual Studio
2 32 (9.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (4.56%) TeamCity
4 12 (3.65%) Selenium
5 11 (3.34%) WebDriver
6 8 (2.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.61%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.61%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.30%) JIRA
8 1 (0.30%) NUnit
8 1 (0.30%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.30%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 40 (12.16%) Finance
2 33 (10.03%) German Language
3 32 (9.73%) French Language
4 22 (6.69%) Spanish Language
5 16 (4.86%) Legal
6 12 (3.65%) Italian Language
7 11 (3.34%) Advertising
8 10 (3.04%) Russian Language
9 8 (2.43%) Manufacturing
9 8 (2.43%) Retail
10 6 (1.82%) Marketing
11 2 (0.61%) Local Government
12 1 (0.30%) Back Office
12 1 (0.30%) Billing
12 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 112 (34.04%) Analyst
2 56 (17.02%) Developer
3 54 (16.41%) Support Analyst
4 37 (11.25%) IT Support
5 35 (10.64%) .NET Developer
5 35 (10.64%) IT Analyst
6 30 (9.12%) Service Analyst
6 30 (9.12%) Service Desk Analyst
7 27 (8.21%) Administrator
8 23 (6.99%) Project Manager
8 23 (6.99%) Technical Analyst
8 23 (6.99%) Technical Support
8 23 (6.99%) Technical Support Analyst
9 22 (6.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 22 (6.69%) C# Developer
10 21 (6.38%) Support Engineer
11 20 (6.08%) IT Support Analyst
12 19 (5.78%) Consultant
12 19 (5.78%) SQL Developer
13 17 (5.17%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (24.01%) .NET
2 49 (14.89%) ASP.NET
3 37 (11.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 32 (9.73%) ASP.NET Web API
5 29 (8.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 28 (8.51%) .NET Framework
6 28 (8.51%) CSS
6 28 (8.51%) HTML
7 24 (7.29%) AngularJS
8 19 (5.78%) WCF
9 18 (5.47%) RESTful
10 17 (5.17%) jQuery
11 14 (4.26%) HTML5
11 14 (4.26%) XML
12 13 (3.95%) Ajax
12 13 (3.95%) JSON
12 13 (3.95%) Web Services
13 12 (3.65%) CSS3
13 12 (3.65%) KnockoutJS
14 10 (3.04%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.86%) Smartphone
3 14 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 14 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 13 (3.95%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.43%) Virtual Team
7 7 (2.13%) Clustering
8 6 (1.82%) Renewable Energy
9 5 (1.52%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.22%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.22%) NHS
11 3 (0.91%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (0.91%) PDA
12 2 (0.61%) CMDB
12 2 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.61%) Mobile Payment
12 2 (0.61%) Smartcard
12 2 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 111 (33.74%) Windows
2 49 (14.89%) Windows 7
3 43 (13.07%) Windows Server
4 35 (10.64%) Linux
5 34 (10.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (8.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (7.90%) Unix
8 23 (6.99%) Windows 10
9 22 (6.69%) Windows 8
10 19 (5.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.52%) CentOS
11 5 (1.52%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.91%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (16.41%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (14.29%) MVC
3 45 (13.68%) Problem-Solving
4 40 (12.16%) ITIL
5 37 (11.25%) Information Security
6 33 (10.03%) Decision-Making
7 26 (7.90%) Test Automation
8 22 (6.69%) Waterfall
9 21 (6.38%) SDLC
9 21 (6.38%) TDD
10 20 (6.08%) Cybersecurity
10 20 (6.08%) Incident Management
10 20 (6.08%) Project Management
11 18 (5.47%) CRM
12 16 (4.86%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (4.86%) High Availability
13 15 (4.56%) ITIL V3
13 15 (4.56%) Service Management
13 15 (4.56%) Workflow
14 13 (3.95%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 105 (31.91%) SQL
2 81 (24.62%) C#
3 38 (11.55%) JavaScript
4 29 (8.81%) T-SQL
5 18 (5.47%) PL/SQL
6 16 (4.86%) PowerShell
7 10 (3.04%) F#
7 10 (3.04%) Ruby
7 10 (3.04%) VB.NET
8 8 (2.43%) VB
8 8 (2.43%) VB6
9 7 (2.13%) Python
10 3 (0.91%) C
11 2 (0.61%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.61%) Java
11 2 (0.61%) PHP
12 1 (0.30%) ABAP
12 1 (0.30%) Perl
12 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (12.46%) Degree
2 33 (10.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (7.29%) Security Cleared
4 23 (6.99%) SC Cleared
5 13 (3.95%) MCSA
5 13 (3.95%) MCSE
6 10 (3.04%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (2.74%) CCNA
7 9 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.52%) A+ Certification
8 5 (1.52%) MCP
9 4 (1.22%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (1.22%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.91%) CISM
10 3 (0.91%) CISSP
10 3 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.91%) MCTS
10 3 (0.91%) PMP
11 2 (0.61%) CCNP
11 2 (0.61%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.17%) Data Quality
2 13 (3.95%) QA
3 11 (3.34%) SLA
4 8 (2.43%) GAMP
5 6 (1.82%) PMO
6 5 (1.52%) GDPR
7 4 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.91%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.61%) ISAE 3402
9 2 (0.61%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.61%) ISO 31000
9 2 (0.61%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 2 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 53 (16.11%) Active Directory
2 23 (6.99%) Hyper-V
3 16 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.52%) VirtualBox
4 5 (1.52%) XenApp
4 5 (1.52%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.22%) Docker
6 3 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.61%) Squid
7 2 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.30%) Firmware
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (4.86%) SCCM
2 11 (3.34%) Kibana
3 10 (3.04%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 10 (3.04%) WSUS
4 6 (1.82%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.61%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.61%) Nessus
6 2 (0.61%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.61%) Trend Micro Deep Security
7 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.30%) logstash
7 1 (0.30%) OpenView
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (10.64%) Citrix
2 29 (8.81%) VMware
3 18 (5.47%) Oracle
4 15 (4.56%) LexisNexis
5 11 (3.34%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.13%) Cisco
6 7 (2.13%) IBM
6 7 (2.13%) ServiceNow
7 6 (1.82%) 3PAR
7 6 (1.82%) HP
7 6 (1.82%) Informatica
7 6 (1.82%) Tableau
8 5 (1.52%) Remedy
8 5 (1.52%) Trillium
9 4 (1.22%) Apple
9 4 (1.22%) Cognos
9 4 (1.22%) F5
10 3 (0.91%) Google
10 3 (0.91%) SAP
10 3 (0.91%) Splunk