Period
to 28 October 2020

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 28 October 2020 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
28 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 9 11
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 138 427 348
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 16.53% 17.97% 14.66%
As % of the Vendors category 46.62% 44.39% 42.34%
Number of salaries quoted 106 305 320
Median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £29,875 £27,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £75,625 £72,500 £65,250
South East median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%

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 296 962 822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 35.45% 40.49% 34.64%
Number of salaries quoted 200 700 711
Median annual salary £52,500 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £65,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 28 October 2020.

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 28 October 2020. 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
Worthing -2 37 £62,500 +7.76% 4
Crawley -21 31 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Gatwick +5 22 £65,000 +36.84% 2
Haywards Heath +15 11 £70,000 +133.33%
Horsham -25 11 £45,000 - 7
Chichester +7 6 £47,500 +5.56% 7
East Grinstead +2 4 £37,500 -46.43% 1
Burgess Hill +25 2 - - 1
Littlehampton - 1 £33,500 - 1
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 28 October 2020, 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 92 (66.67%) Azure
2 58 (42.03%) .NET
3 56 (40.58%) C#
4 48 (34.78%) SQL
5 39 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (25.36%) DevOps
7 33 (23.91%) Computer Science
8 32 (23.19%) Windows
9 31 (22.46%) SQL Server
10 29 (21.01%) Finance
11 27 (19.57%) Degree
12 22 (15.94%) IaaS
13 20 (14.49%) Migration
13 20 (14.49%) PaaS
14 19 (13.77%) Microsoft Certification
14 19 (13.77%) JavaScript
15 18 (13.04%) Active Directory
15 18 (13.04%) Scrum
15 18 (13.04%) VMware
16 17 (12.32%) SLA
16 17 (12.32%) .NET Core
17 16 (11.59%) SaaS
17 16 (11.59%) PowerShell
18 15 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
19 14 (10.14%) Requirements Gathering
19 14 (10.14%) Microsoft Excel
19 14 (10.14%) Citrix
20 13 (9.42%) Business Continuity
20 13 (9.42%) Disaster Recovery
20 13 (9.42%) Business Intelligence

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 7 (5.07%) IIS
2 3 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.45%) Apache
3 2 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.72%) CMS
4 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.72%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.72%) ThingWorx
4 1 (0.72%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (10.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 92 (66.67%) Azure
2 22 (15.94%) IaaS
3 20 (14.49%) PaaS
4 16 (11.59%) SaaS
5 11 (7.97%) BPaaS
5 11 (7.97%) Power Platform
6 7 (5.07%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (4.35%) Office 365
8 3 (2.17%) AWS
8 3 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.72%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.72%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.72%) Power Automate
9 1 (0.72%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.72%) Serverless
9 1 (0.72%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.52%) Skype
2 6 (4.35%) WEP
3 4 (2.90%) DHCP
3 4 (2.90%) DMZ
3 4 (2.90%) DNS
4 1 (0.72%) Firewall
4 1 (0.72%) HTTP
4 1 (0.72%) Internet
4 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.72%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (22.46%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.25%) Power BI
3 7 (5.07%) DB2
4 5 (3.62%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.45%) Big Data
5 2 (1.45%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.72%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.72%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.72%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 12 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 11 (7.97%) Visual Studio Team System
3 8 (5.80%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.90%) Selenium
5 3 (2.17%) git-flow
5 3 (2.17%) MSBuild
6 2 (1.45%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.45%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (21.01%) Finance
2 6 (4.35%) Retail
3 5 (3.62%) Electronics
4 3 (2.17%) Advertising
4 3 (2.17%) Marketing
4 3 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.72%) Games
6 1 (0.72%) Law
6 1 (0.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (28.26%) Architect
2 25 (18.12%) Analyst
3 24 (17.39%) Developer
4 15 (10.87%) .NET Developer
4 15 (10.87%) Cloud Architect
5 13 (9.42%) Business Analyst
6 12 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (7.25%) Senior Developer
8 9 (6.52%) Azure Architect
8 9 (6.52%) C# Developer
8 9 (6.52%) Senior .NET Developer
9 8 (5.80%) Lead DevOps
10 7 (5.07%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (4.35%) Azure Developer
12 5 (3.62%) Enterprise Architect
12 5 (3.62%) Graduate C# Developer
12 5 (3.62%) Graduate Developer
12 5 (3.62%) Project Manager
12 5 (3.62%) Site Engineer
12 5 (3.62%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (42.03%) .NET
2 17 (12.32%) .NET Core
3 12 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 12 (8.70%) Web Services
4 11 (7.97%) HTML
4 11 (7.97%) JSON
5 10 (7.25%) CSS
6 7 (5.07%) AngularJS
7 6 (4.35%) XML
8 5 (3.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (2.90%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.90%) Ajax
10 3 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (2.17%) EDI
10 3 (2.17%) jQuery
10 3 (2.17%) RESTful
10 3 (2.17%) XSL
11 2 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 2 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (1.45%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.42%) Self-Motivation
2 11 (7.97%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.97%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (7.97%) Hybrid Cloud
2 11 (7.97%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.97%) Public Cloud
3 8 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.35%) AS400
4 6 (4.35%) iSeries
5 3 (2.17%) FMCG
5 3 (2.17%) PMI
6 2 (1.45%) User Experience
7 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.72%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.72%) CMDB
7 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.72%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.72%) Life Science
7 1 (0.72%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (23.19%) Windows
2 9 (6.52%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.90%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.17%) Solaris
4 3 (2.17%) Unix
4 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.45%) Linux
6 1 (0.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (25.36%) DevOps
3 33 (23.91%) Computer Science
4 20 (14.49%) Migration
5 18 (13.04%) Scrum
6 14 (10.14%) Requirements Gathering
7 13 (9.42%) Business Continuity
7 13 (9.42%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (9.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (8.70%) ITIL
8 12 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (8.70%) Project Management
9 11 (7.97%) ERP
9 11 (7.97%) High Availability
10 10 (7.25%) Business Analysis
10 10 (7.25%) Infrastructure as Code
10 10 (7.25%) Security Architecture
10 10 (7.25%) SOA
10 10 (7.25%) Time Management
10 10 (7.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 56 (40.58%) C#
2 48 (34.78%) SQL
3 19 (13.77%) JavaScript
4 16 (11.59%) PowerShell
5 10 (7.25%) Java
6 6 (4.35%) X++
7 4 (2.90%) C
8 3 (2.17%) TypeScript
8 3 (2.17%) VB
8 3 (2.17%) VB6
9 1 (0.72%) Python
9 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (19.57%) Degree
2 19 (13.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (8.70%) MCSA
4 10 (7.25%) TOGAF Certification
5 7 (5.07%) MCSE
6 5 (3.62%) A+ Certification
6 5 (3.62%) MCP
7 3 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.17%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.17%) PMP
7 3 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.72%) CCNA
8 1 (0.72%) CCNP
8 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.72%) ISEB
8 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.32%) SLA
2 3 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.45%) GDPR
4 1 (0.72%) BS25999
4 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.72%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 18 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 15 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (9.42%) Hyper-V
4 10 (7.25%) XenApp
5 4 (2.90%) Firmware
6 2 (1.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (7.97%) vCenter Server
2 5 (3.62%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.90%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.72%) SCCM
5 1 (0.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (13.04%) VMware
2 14 (10.14%) Citrix
3 6 (4.35%) SAP
4 5 (3.62%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.17%) Oracle
5 3 (2.17%) Splunk
6 2 (1.45%) Telerik
7 1 (0.72%) Aderant
7 1 (0.72%) Apple
7 1 (0.72%) Baan
7 1 (0.72%) iManage
7 1 (0.72%) Novell
7 1 (0.72%) Remedy
7 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.72%) Talend