Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 12 10
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 284 137 396
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 22.83% 16.85% 16.56%
As % of the Vendors category 59.17% 43.35% 42.40%
Number of salaries quoted 169 110 283
10th Percentile £25,600 £30,000 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,313 £31,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £56,250 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% +12.50%
75th Percentile £60,000 £69,375 £60,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.06% +7.78% -

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 480 316 934
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 38.59% 38.87% 39.05%
Number of salaries quoted 289 216 686
10th Percentile £29,600 £31,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,250 £37,500 £39,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +4.17% +6.67%
75th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £75,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in West Sussex

Microsoft
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in West Sussex

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in West Sussex over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

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 25 September 2021. 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 +21 68 £65,000 +23.81% 11
Worthing +2 55 £45,000 -28.00% 4
Burgess Hill +9 48 £47,000 - 3
Horsham +1 25 £50,000 +11.11% 4
East Grinstead -1 21 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Chichester -2 19 £40,000 - 6
Gatwick +4 18 £40,000 -38.46%
Haywards Heath -7 6 £35,250 -49.64% 2
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 £24,000 - 1
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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.

1 102 (35.92%) Social Skills
2 86 (30.28%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (29.93%) SQL
4 81 (28.52%) ITIL
5 77 (27.11%) SQL Server
6 73 (25.70%) .NET
7 72 (25.35%) Finance
8 69 (24.30%) Azure
9 62 (21.83%) C#
10 54 (19.01%) Problem-Solving
11 53 (18.66%) Microsoft Office
12 47 (16.55%) Time Management
13 46 (16.20%) Active Directory
14 43 (15.14%) Windows
15 42 (14.79%) Microsoft Excel
16 41 (14.44%) SLA
16 41 (14.44%) JavaScript
16 41 (14.44%) Microsoft 365
16 41 (14.44%) GDPR
17 40 (14.08%) HTML
18 38 (13.38%) ASP.NET
19 37 (13.03%) Digital Economy
20 36 (12.68%) Information Security
21 35 (12.32%) Project Management
22 34 (11.97%) T-SQL
23 32 (11.27%) Management Information System
24 29 (10.21%) MVC
24 29 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
25 28 (9.86%) Degree
26 27 (9.51%) CSS

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 26 (9.15%) SharePoint
2 23 (8.10%) CMS
3 15 (5.28%) BizTalk Server
3 15 (5.28%) Umbraco
4 8 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.76%) IIS
5 5 (1.76%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.35%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 53 (18.66%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (14.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (4.93%) MS Visio
4 10 (3.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (2.82%) FrameMaker
5 8 (2.82%) InVision
6 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.46%) Maximo
2 6 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.76%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 69 (24.30%) Azure
2 41 (14.44%) Microsoft 365
3 27 (9.51%) Power Platform
4 17 (5.99%) Azure Active Directory
5 16 (5.63%) PaaS
6 14 (4.93%) Dynamics 365
7 10 (3.52%) SaaS
8 7 (2.46%) IaaS
9 5 (1.76%) Google Workspace
9 5 (1.76%) Power Automate
9 5 (1.76%) PowerApps
10 3 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.35%) Asana
11 1 (0.35%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.35%) Azure Functions
11 1 (0.35%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.35%) Azure Service Bus
11 1 (0.35%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.35%) Serverless
11 1 (0.35%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.82%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.46%) DHCP
2 7 (2.46%) DNS
3 5 (1.76%) Firewall
4 3 (1.06%) DMZ
4 3 (1.06%) MPLS
5 2 (0.70%) LAN
5 2 (0.70%) Network Security
5 2 (0.70%) VPN
6 1 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.35%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.35%) HTTP
6 1 (0.35%) Internet
6 1 (0.35%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.35%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.35%) Skype
6 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.35%) VLAN
6 1 (0.35%) WAN
6 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (27.11%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.45%) Power BI
3 17 (5.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (5.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (4.58%) MS Access
6 12 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (3.17%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (2.46%) Data Lake
9 7 (2.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.11%) QlikView
11 4 (1.41%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.41%) Tableau
12 3 (1.06%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.70%) Metadata
13 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 18 (6.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (4.58%) Selenium
2 13 (4.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (2.82%) Axure RP
4 5 (1.76%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.06%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.06%) JIRA
6 2 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.35%) git-flow
7 1 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
General
1 102 (35.92%) Social Skills
2 72 (25.35%) Finance
3 37 (13.03%) Digital Economy
4 29 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (8.80%) Advertising
6 17 (5.99%) Organisational Skills
7 15 (5.28%) Retail
8 9 (3.17%) Electronics
8 9 (3.17%) Legal
8 9 (3.17%) Telecoms
9 6 (2.11%) Law
9 6 (2.11%) Presentation Skills
10 5 (1.76%) Marketing
11 4 (1.41%) French Language
11 4 (1.41%) German Language
11 4 (1.41%) Italian Language
11 4 (1.41%) Publishing
11 4 (1.41%) Spanish Language
12 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 86 (30.28%) Analyst
2 47 (16.55%) Developer
3 40 (14.08%) Architect
4 34 (11.97%) Service Analyst
5 33 (11.62%) Service Desk Analyst
6 25 (8.80%) Support Analyst
7 22 (7.75%) Project Manager
8 16 (5.63%) IT Manager
8 16 (5.63%) SQL Developer
9 13 (4.58%) .NET Developer
9 13 (4.58%) Technical Analyst
9 13 (4.58%) Technical Support
9 13 (4.58%) Technical Support Analyst
9 13 (4.58%) Tester
10 12 (4.23%) Regression Tester
10 12 (4.23%) Selenium Tester
10 12 (4.23%) Web Developer
11 11 (3.87%) Security Architect
11 11 (3.87%) Software Architect
12 10 (3.52%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (25.70%) .NET
2 40 (14.08%) HTML
3 38 (13.38%) ASP.NET
4 27 (9.51%) CSS
5 24 (8.45%) .NET Core
5 24 (8.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 24 (8.45%) XML
6 23 (8.10%) React
7 18 (6.34%) .NET Framework
8 17 (5.99%) ASP.NET Core
9 16 (5.63%) AngularJS
9 16 (5.63%) HTML5
10 12 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (3.87%) CSS3
11 11 (3.87%) OAuth
11 11 (3.87%) OAuth2
11 11 (3.87%) OpenID
12 8 (2.82%) Entity Framework
12 8 (2.82%) REST
13 7 (2.46%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.27%) Management Information System
2 17 (5.99%) Self-Motivation
2 17 (5.99%) Virtual Team
3 15 (5.28%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (3.52%) Digital Media
5 8 (2.82%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.82%) Life Science
5 8 (2.82%) User Experience
6 6 (2.11%) Legacy Applications
7 5 (1.76%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.06%) Cybercrime
8 3 (1.06%) Legacy Systems
9 2 (0.70%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.70%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.70%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.70%) PMI
10 1 (0.35%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.35%) EPoS
10 1 (0.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (15.14%) Windows
2 26 (9.15%) Windows 10
3 9 (3.17%) Windows Server
3 9 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (2.11%) Windows Server 2019
5 5 (1.76%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.76%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (1.41%) Linux
6 4 (1.41%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.06%) Solaris
7 3 (1.06%) Unix
8 1 (0.35%) Android
8 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (30.28%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (28.52%) ITIL
3 54 (19.01%) Problem-Solving
4 47 (16.55%) Time Management
5 36 (12.68%) Information Security
6 35 (12.32%) Project Management
7 29 (10.21%) MVC
8 26 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (7.75%) Web Development
10 19 (6.69%) Change Management
10 19 (6.69%) IT Strategy
11 18 (6.34%) Line Management
11 18 (6.34%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 16 (5.63%) SDLC
12 16 (5.63%) Software Engineering
13 15 (5.28%) CRM
13 15 (5.28%) Microservices
13 15 (5.28%) TOGAF
14 14 (4.93%) DevOps
14 14 (4.93%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 85 (29.93%) SQL
2 62 (21.83%) C#
3 41 (14.44%) JavaScript
4 34 (11.97%) T-SQL
5 15 (5.28%) PowerShell
6 8 (2.82%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.06%) C
7 3 (1.06%) Python
8 2 (0.70%) R
8 2 (0.70%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.35%) C++
9 1 (0.35%) VB
9 1 (0.35%) VB6
9 1 (0.35%) VC++
9 1 (0.35%) XAML
Qualifications
1 28 (9.86%) Degree
2 17 (5.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (3.52%) FFIEC
4 9 (3.17%) CCNA
4 9 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.82%) TOGAF Certification
6 7 (2.46%) MCSE
7 5 (1.76%) CGEIT
7 5 (1.76%) CISA
7 5 (1.76%) CISM
7 5 (1.76%) CISSP
7 5 (1.76%) CRISC
7 5 (1.76%) MCP
8 4 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.70%) CIPD
10 2 (0.70%) MCITP
10 2 (0.70%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.35%) CCNP
11 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (14.44%) GDPR
1 41 (14.44%) SLA
2 15 (5.28%) Cyber Essentials
3 10 (3.52%) Accessibility
3 10 (3.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (3.52%) NIST
4 5 (1.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.06%) PMO
6 2 (0.70%) GRC
System Software
1 46 (16.20%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.52%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.76%) Docker
5 4 (1.41%) VirtualBox
5 4 (1.41%) XenApp
5 4 (1.41%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.06%) Firmware
7 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (5.28%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.06%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 3 (1.06%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.70%) SCCM
4 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (5.63%) Oracle
2 14 (4.93%) VMware
3 12 (4.23%) Citrix
4 8 (2.82%) Adobe
4 8 (2.82%) Blue Prism
5 6 (2.11%) Google
5 6 (2.11%) ServiceNow
6 5 (1.76%) SAP
6 5 (1.76%) Workday
7 3 (1.06%) Cisco
7 3 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.06%) Splunk
8 2 (0.70%) Aderant
8 2 (0.70%) Avaya
8 2 (0.70%) iManage
8 2 (0.70%) Infor
8 2 (0.70%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.70%) Mitel
9 1 (0.35%) Databricks
9 1 (0.35%) Sophos