Period
to 25 May 2019

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 May 2019 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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 11 9
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 284 337 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 12.25% 16.71% 18.57%
As % of the Vendors category 34.18% 42.50% 44.74%
Number of salaries quoted 237 297 383
West Sussex median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £24,800 £21,750 £25,800
90th Percentile £80,000 £60,000 £66,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 831 793 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 35.83% 39.32% 41.50%
Number of salaries quoted 684 688 766
West Sussex median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £44,125
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -9.35% +1.44%
10th Percentile £30,000 £23,300 £28,375
90th Percentile £74,625 £66,250 £63,750
South East median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +1.12%

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 25 May 2019.

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 May 2019. 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 -9 60 £50,000 +53.85% 4
Gatwick +11 58 £60,000 +41.18%
Horsham -3 53 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Worthing -8 34 £40,000 -15.79% 3
Chichester -5 22 £52,500 +16.67% 2
East Grinstead +4 9 £60,000 +118.18% 1
Burgess Hill -3 6 £67,500 +104.55%
Haywards Heath -10 3 £48,000 +52.99%
Hassocks - 3 £23,000 -
Arundel - 2 £30,000 -
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 (39.08%) Windows
2 106 (37.32%) SQL
3 91 (32.04%) SQL Server
4 83 (29.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 82 (28.87%) .NET
6 81 (28.52%) C#
7 72 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
8 66 (23.24%) ITIL
9 63 (22.18%) VMware
10 62 (21.83%) Office 365
11 61 (21.48%) Windows Server
12 60 (21.13%) Active Directory
13 58 (20.42%) Cisco
14 52 (18.31%) PowerShell
15 50 (17.61%) Citrix
16 48 (16.90%) Microsoft Office
16 48 (16.90%) VMware Infrastructure
17 46 (16.20%) ASP.NET
18 44 (15.49%) Firewall
18 44 (15.49%) Computer Science
19 39 (13.73%) Finance
20 38 (13.38%) DevOps
21 37 (13.03%) T-SQL
22 35 (12.32%) SharePoint
23 33 (11.62%) Data Centre
23 33 (11.62%) Hyper-V
24 32 (11.27%) SLA
25 31 (10.92%) Public Cloud
26 30 (10.56%) Disaster Recovery
26 30 (10.56%) vCenter Server

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 35 (12.32%) SharePoint
2 22 (7.75%) MS Exchange
3 16 (5.63%) Skype for Business
4 8 (2.82%) Confluence
5 7 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.46%) IIS
6 6 (2.11%) Apache
6 6 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.11%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.35%) CMS
9 1 (0.35%) Kentico
9 1 (0.35%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 48 (16.90%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (7.75%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.35%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 83 (29.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (21.83%) Office 365
3 26 (9.15%) IaaS
4 22 (7.75%) SaaS
5 21 (7.39%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (6.34%) PaaS
7 13 (4.58%) BPaaS
8 12 (4.23%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 8 (2.82%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (1.41%) Azure Functions
10 4 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (1.41%) Serverless
11 3 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.06%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.35%) Azure Stack
12 1 (0.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 44 (15.49%) Firewall
2 26 (9.15%) FTP
3 22 (7.75%) DNS
4 21 (7.39%) DHCP
4 21 (7.39%) TCP/IP
5 18 (6.34%) MPLS
6 14 (4.93%) SAN
7 12 (4.23%) SMTP
7 12 (4.23%) Software-Defined Networking
7 12 (4.23%) WAN
8 10 (3.52%) LAN
9 8 (2.82%) Internet
9 8 (2.82%) VPN
10 7 (2.46%) Extranet
10 7 (2.46%) VLAN
11 6 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (2.11%) Wireless
12 5 (1.76%) IP Telephony
12 5 (1.76%) Network Security
13 4 (1.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (32.04%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.39%) Relational Database
3 20 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (4.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (4.93%) SQL Server 2016
5 11 (3.87%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.46%) Data Mining
7 7 (2.46%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.76%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.76%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.76%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (1.41%) Cosmos DB
10 4 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.41%) DB2
10 4 (1.41%) GIS
Development Applications
1 28 (9.86%) Visual Studio
2 26 (9.15%) JIRA
3 17 (5.99%) Visual Studio Team System
4 16 (5.63%) Selenium
4 16 (5.63%) WebDriver
5 12 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (3.17%) Git (software)
7 8 (2.82%) Bitbucket
7 8 (2.82%) Jenkins
8 7 (2.46%) SonarQube
9 4 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.06%) GitLab
11 1 (0.35%) GCC
General
1 39 (13.73%) Finance
2 18 (6.34%) Manufacturing
3 9 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.82%) Back Office
4 8 (2.82%) Local Government
4 8 (2.82%) Marketing
5 5 (1.76%) Advertising
6 2 (0.70%) Electronics
6 2 (0.70%) Legal
6 2 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (26.76%) Analyst
2 44 (15.49%) Architect
3 35 (12.32%) Test Analyst
4 33 (11.62%) DBA
5 32 (11.27%) SQL DBA
6 30 (10.56%) Project Manager
7 25 (8.80%) Cloud Architect
7 25 (8.80%) Senior Analyst
8 24 (8.45%) Azure Architect
9 21 (7.39%) Developer
9 21 (7.39%) IT Support
9 21 (7.39%) SQL Server DBA
10 19 (6.69%) Administrator
10 19 (6.69%) Support Engineer
11 17 (5.99%) IT Analyst
11 17 (5.99%) IT Engineer
12 16 (5.63%) Automation Test Analyst
12 16 (5.63%) Service Analyst
13 15 (5.28%) Development Manager
13 15 (5.28%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (28.87%) .NET
2 46 (16.20%) ASP.NET
3 24 (8.45%) .NET Framework
4 22 (7.75%) JSON
5 19 (6.69%) Entity Framework
6 18 (6.34%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (5.63%) XML
8 14 (4.93%) AngularJS
8 14 (4.93%) Web Services
9 13 (4.58%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (3.87%) HTML
11 10 (3.52%) CSS
12 8 (2.82%) React
13 6 (2.11%) HTML5
14 5 (1.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 5 (1.76%) Razor View Engine
14 5 (1.76%) WPF
15 3 (1.06%) Elastic Stack
16 2 (0.70%) 802.1X
17 1 (0.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.62%) Data Centre
2 31 (10.92%) Public Cloud
3 23 (8.10%) Client/Server
4 18 (6.34%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (6.34%) Hybrid Cloud
5 17 (5.99%) Management Information System
6 15 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.87%) Clustering
7 11 (3.87%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (2.46%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.70%) CMDB
9 2 (0.70%) Replication
9 2 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.35%) Robotics
10 1 (0.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 111 (39.08%) Windows
2 61 (21.48%) Windows Server
3 23 (8.10%) Windows 10
4 22 (7.75%) Windows 7
5 19 (6.69%) Linux
6 9 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.46%) Solaris
7 7 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.11%) Unix
9 4 (1.41%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.06%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (23.24%) ITIL
3 44 (15.49%) Computer Science
4 38 (13.38%) DevOps
5 30 (10.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 26 (9.15%) MVC
6 26 (9.15%) Problem-Solving
7 25 (8.80%) Business Continuity
8 24 (8.45%) Project Management
9 23 (8.10%) PRINCE2
10 22 (7.75%) Data Protection
10 22 (7.75%) Infrastructure as Code
11 21 (7.39%) Test Automation
12 20 (7.04%) High Availability
13 19 (6.69%) Software Engineering
14 18 (6.34%) ITIL V3
14 18 (6.34%) Mathematics
15 17 (5.99%) Coaching
15 17 (5.99%) Scrum
15 17 (5.99%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 106 (37.32%) SQL
2 81 (28.52%) C#
3 52 (18.31%) PowerShell
4 37 (13.03%) T-SQL
5 16 (5.63%) Java
6 14 (4.93%) COBOL
6 14 (4.93%) JavaScript
6 14 (4.93%) R
6 14 (4.93%) RPG
7 4 (1.41%) C
7 4 (1.41%) C++
7 4 (1.41%) Python
8 3 (1.06%) Go
8 3 (1.06%) Ruby
9 1 (0.35%) Perl
9 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (9.51%) Degree
2 26 (9.15%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (6.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (4.93%) MCSE
5 13 (4.58%) SC Cleared
5 13 (4.58%) Security Cleared
6 10 (3.52%) ISTQB
7 9 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (2.82%) A+ Certification
8 8 (2.82%) CISSP
8 8 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (2.46%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 7 (2.46%) CCSP
9 7 (2.46%) CISA
9 7 (2.46%) CISM
9 7 (2.46%) CLAS
9 7 (2.46%) CREST Certified
9 7 (2.46%) IISP
10 4 (1.41%) CCENT
10 4 (1.41%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (11.27%) SLA
2 27 (9.51%) QA
3 24 (8.45%) GDPR
4 17 (5.99%) Data Quality
5 10 (3.52%) PCI DSS
6 8 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (2.46%) ISAE 3402
7 7 (2.46%) ISO 22301
7 7 (2.46%) ISO 31000
7 7 (2.46%) ISO 9001
7 7 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 7 (2.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 60 (21.13%) Active Directory
2 48 (16.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (11.62%) Hyper-V
4 21 (7.39%) XenApp
5 12 (4.23%) Terminal Server
5 12 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (2.46%) ISA Server
7 6 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.41%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.06%) Docker
10 2 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.70%) vSphere
11 1 (0.35%) Firmware
11 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 30 (10.56%) vCenter Server
2 16 (5.63%) SCCM
3 10 (3.52%) BMC PATROL
3 10 (3.52%) Microsoft Clustering
3 10 (3.52%) SCOM
4 7 (2.46%) IBM Guardium
4 7 (2.46%) Nessus
4 7 (2.46%) Terraform
4 7 (2.46%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 3 (1.06%) Ansible
5 3 (1.06%) Consul
5 3 (1.06%) DameWare
5 3 (1.06%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (1.06%) Grafana
5 3 (1.06%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.06%) Nagios
5 3 (1.06%) Opsview
5 3 (1.06%) Packer
5 3 (1.06%) Puppet
6 2 (0.70%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 63 (22.18%) VMware
2 58 (20.42%) Cisco
3 50 (17.61%) Citrix
4 16 (5.63%) Oracle
5 15 (5.28%) Aruba
6 11 (3.87%) NetApp
6 11 (3.87%) ServiceNow
7 10 (3.52%) BMC
7 10 (3.52%) HP
8 8 (2.82%) Computacenter
8 8 (2.82%) Google
8 8 (2.82%) IBM
9 7 (2.46%) ArcSight
9 7 (2.46%) Barracuda Networks
9 7 (2.46%) Imperva
9 7 (2.46%) McAfee
9 7 (2.46%) Qualys
9 7 (2.46%) Splunk
9 7 (2.46%) Trend Micro
9 7 (2.46%) Tripwire