Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 10 10
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 339 360 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 13.37% 17.84% 17.45%
As % of the Vendors category 38.61% 46.09% 40.31%
Number of salaries quoted 303 340 378
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,475 £21,425
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%

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 878 781 1,017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 34.62% 38.70% 43.30%
Number of salaries quoted 749 649 897
West Sussex median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -3.23% +9.41%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £25,650
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -4 84 £40,000 +14.29% 9
Worthing +3 62 £57,500 +27.78% 4
Gatwick +11 52 £48,750 +21.88%
Horsham +16 50 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Chichester +2 27 £47,500 +5.56% 1
East Grinstead 0 6 £52,500 +20.69% 1
Haywards Heath +7 2 £22,750 -38.93%
Littlehampton +3 2 £22,500 -55.00%
Shoreham-by-Sea -6 2 £37,500 +82.93%
Bognor Regis -7 2 £37,500 +82.93%
Burgess Hill -37 2 £30,000 +15.38% 2
Lancing - 1 £24,000 -
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 105 (30.97%) .NET
2 104 (30.68%) SQL
3 101 (29.79%) Windows
4 97 (28.61%) SQL Server
5 95 (28.02%) C#
6 93 (27.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 78 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
8 75 (22.12%) ASP.NET
8 75 (22.12%) Windows Server
9 63 (18.58%) ITIL
9 63 (18.58%) Office 365
10 62 (18.29%) Citrix
11 61 (17.99%) VMware
12 60 (17.70%) Active Directory
13 58 (17.11%) Microsoft Office
13 58 (17.11%) MVC
14 49 (14.45%) VMware Infrastructure
15 47 (13.86%) MS Exchange
16 46 (13.57%) Firewall
17 44 (12.98%) Microsoft Certification
18 41 (12.09%) Finance
19 40 (11.80%) AngularJS
20 38 (11.21%) Computer Science
20 38 (11.21%) Cisco
21 36 (10.62%) SharePoint
22 35 (10.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 35 (10.32%) ASP.NET Web API
23 34 (10.03%) Windows Server 2012
23 34 (10.03%) Windows 10
24 32 (9.44%) Degree

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 47 (13.86%) MS Exchange
2 36 (10.62%) SharePoint
3 25 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (4.13%) IIS
5 12 (3.54%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (3.24%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (2.65%) CMS
8 8 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (2.36%) Skype for Business
9 5 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.18%) Confluence
10 4 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.88%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 58 (17.11%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (9.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (2.65%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 93 (27.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (18.58%) Office 365
3 22 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (3.24%) SaaS
5 10 (2.95%) IaaS
6 8 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (2.06%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (1.47%) GitHub
9 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.29%) Boomi
9 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (13.57%) Firewall
2 25 (7.37%) DHCP
2 25 (7.37%) DNS
3 20 (5.90%) TCP/IP
4 18 (5.31%) WAN
5 14 (4.13%) VPN
6 12 (3.54%) LAN
7 11 (3.24%) Internet
7 11 (3.24%) SAN
8 10 (2.95%) VLAN
9 9 (2.65%) WebEx
9 9 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (2.36%) Wireless
11 7 (2.06%) MPLS
11 7 (2.06%) SMTP
12 6 (1.77%) FTP
12 6 (1.77%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (1.77%) Software-Defined Networking
13 5 (1.47%) IP Telephony
13 5 (1.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (28.61%) SQL Server
2 35 (10.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (3.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (2.36%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.06%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (2.06%) EDMS
7 7 (2.06%) QlikView
7 7 (2.06%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.47%) Power BI
8 5 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (1.18%) Qlik Sense
10 3 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.88%) GIS
10 3 (0.88%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (5.90%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.36%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.06%) JIRA
4 5 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (1.47%) GitLab
4 5 (1.47%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.18%) Bitbucket
5 4 (1.18%) Selenium
5 4 (1.18%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.88%) ClearQuest
6 3 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.59%) GCC
8 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 41 (12.09%) Finance
2 25 (7.37%) French Language
3 15 (4.42%) German Language
4 14 (4.13%) Spanish Language
5 11 (3.24%) Advertising
6 10 (2.95%) Publishing
7 8 (2.36%) Italian Language
8 6 (1.77%) Retail
8 6 (1.77%) Russian Language
9 5 (1.47%) Automotive
10 4 (1.18%) Back Office
10 4 (1.18%) Legal
10 4 (1.18%) Local Government
10 4 (1.18%) Marketing
11 1 (0.29%) Billing
11 1 (0.29%) Law
11 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (20.35%) Analyst
2 50 (14.75%) Developer
3 32 (9.44%) Administrator
4 31 (9.14%) Architect
5 29 (8.55%) Support Analyst
6 27 (7.96%) IT Support
6 27 (7.96%) Support Engineer
7 26 (7.67%) Junior
7 26 (7.67%) Project Manager
8 25 (7.37%) .NET Developer
8 25 (7.37%) Test Analyst
9 23 (6.78%) ASP.NET Developer
9 23 (6.78%) IT Engineer
9 23 (6.78%) Tester
10 22 (6.49%) C# .NET Developer
10 22 (6.49%) C# Developer
10 22 (6.49%) Development Manager
11 21 (6.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 21 (6.19%) Technical Support
12 19 (5.60%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (30.97%) .NET
2 75 (22.12%) ASP.NET
3 40 (11.80%) AngularJS
4 35 (10.32%) ASP.NET Web API
5 24 (7.08%) .NET Framework
6 21 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (5.90%) HTML
8 16 (4.72%) Entity Framework
9 15 (4.42%) CSS
9 15 (4.42%) React
10 10 (2.95%) XML
11 9 (2.65%) JSON
12 8 (2.36%) XSLT
13 5 (1.47%) Ajax
13 5 (1.47%) Elastic Stack
14 3 (0.88%) Middleware
14 3 (0.88%) Node.js
14 3 (0.88%) WCF
14 3 (0.88%) XSL
15 2 (0.59%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
1 23 (6.78%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (3.54%) Data Centre
3 11 (3.24%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.06%) PKI
4 7 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (1.47%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.18%) Clustering
6 4 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (0.88%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.88%) PMI
7 3 (0.88%) Public Cloud
7 3 (0.88%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.59%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.29%) Blog
9 1 (0.29%) CMDB
9 1 (0.29%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.29%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 101 (29.79%) Windows
2 75 (22.12%) Windows Server
3 34 (10.03%) Windows 10
3 34 (10.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (9.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (8.26%) Windows 7
6 23 (6.78%) Linux
7 18 (5.31%) Unix
8 12 (3.54%) Windows 8
9 9 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (1.77%) Android
11 6 (1.77%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.47%) CentOS
13 3 (0.88%) Solaris
14 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (18.58%) ITIL
3 58 (17.11%) MVC
4 38 (11.21%) Computer Science
5 31 (9.14%) Problem-Solving
6 25 (7.37%) Change Management
7 20 (5.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 19 (5.60%) Incident Management
8 19 (5.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 18 (5.31%) High Availability
9 18 (5.31%) Mentoring
9 18 (5.31%) PRINCE2
10 17 (5.01%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (5.01%) Information Security
11 16 (4.72%) Decision-Making
11 16 (4.72%) Problem Management
11 16 (4.72%) SDLC
12 15 (4.42%) Configuration Management
12 15 (4.42%) Scrum
12 15 (4.42%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 104 (30.68%) SQL
2 95 (28.02%) C#
3 27 (7.96%) T-SQL
4 26 (7.67%) JavaScript
5 18 (5.31%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.06%) Ruby
7 6 (1.77%) VBA
8 5 (1.47%) Python
9 4 (1.18%) Java
9 4 (1.18%) VBScript
10 3 (0.88%) PHP
10 3 (0.88%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.29%) C
11 1 (0.29%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.29%) R
11 1 (0.29%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (12.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (9.44%) Degree
3 27 (7.96%) MCSE
4 25 (7.37%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (5.01%) ISTQB
5 17 (5.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 17 (5.01%) Security Cleared
6 16 (4.72%) SC Cleared
7 11 (3.24%) MCSA
8 10 (2.95%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (2.95%) MCITP
9 8 (2.36%) MCP
10 7 (2.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (1.77%) CCNA
11 6 (1.77%) CCNP
11 6 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.47%) AWS Certification
12 5 (1.47%) RHCE
12 5 (1.47%) RHCSA
13 4 (1.18%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.78%) QA
2 18 (5.31%) Data Quality
3 8 (2.36%) GDPR
3 8 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.36%) SLA
4 5 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (1.18%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.18%) PMO
6 1 (0.29%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 60 (17.70%) Active Directory
2 49 (14.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.72%) XenDesktop
4 15 (4.42%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.24%) XenApp
6 10 (2.95%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (2.65%) vSphere
8 7 (2.06%) VirtualBox
9 6 (1.77%) Terminal Server
10 5 (1.47%) Docker
11 3 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.59%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (5.90%) SCCM
2 6 (1.77%) vCenter Server
3 5 (1.47%) Ansible
3 5 (1.47%) Consul
3 5 (1.47%) Grafana
3 5 (1.47%) Graphite
3 5 (1.47%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.47%) Packer
3 5 (1.47%) Prometheus
3 5 (1.47%) Puppet
3 5 (1.47%) SCOM
3 5 (1.47%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (1.47%) Terraform
4 4 (1.18%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (1.18%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.88%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.88%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.88%) SCSM
6 2 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.29%) rkt
Vendors
1 62 (18.29%) Citrix
2 61 (17.99%) VMware
3 38 (11.21%) Cisco
4 14 (4.13%) HP
5 11 (3.24%) Dell
5 11 (3.24%) NetApp
6 9 (2.65%) Red Hat
6 9 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (2.36%) Symantec
8 7 (2.06%) Aruba
8 7 (2.06%) Oracle
9 5 (1.47%) EqualLogic
9 5 (1.47%) Sage
9 5 (1.47%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.18%) Mitel
10 4 (1.18%) Okta
10 4 (1.18%) Palo Alto
10 4 (1.18%) Tableau
11 3 (0.88%) Meraki
11 3 (0.88%) Proofpoint