Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 11 8 14
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 213 418 305
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 18.57% 19.72% 12.30%
As % of the Vendors category 61.21% 48.49% 35.02%
Number of salaries quoted 145 294 277
Median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% - -
10th Percentile £26,100 £26,250 £21,050
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £73,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +7.14%

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 348 862 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 30.34% 40.66% 35.14%
Number of salaries quoted 232 629 733
Median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,050 £27,500 £24,600
90th Percentile £70,720 £71,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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
Worthing +1 51 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Burgess Hill +19 33 £28,000 -37.08% 2
Gatwick +13 30 £65,000 +73.33% 1
Crawley -19 29 £58,000 +16.00% 6
Horsham -33 22 £65,000 +44.44% 4
Chichester +14 17 £37,500 -16.67%
Haywards Heath -2 5 £51,250 +20.59% 1
East Grinstead +2 3 £37,500 -44.44%
Littlehampton - 1 £33,500 - 1
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 110 (51.64%) Azure
2 76 (35.68%) C#
2 76 (35.68%) .NET
3 52 (24.41%) Windows
4 51 (23.94%) Finance
4 51 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (23.00%) SQL
6 43 (20.19%) DevOps
7 42 (19.72%) ITIL
7 42 (19.72%) SLA
8 37 (17.37%) SQL Server
9 35 (16.43%) Computer Science
10 32 (15.02%) Degree
10 32 (15.02%) GDPR
11 30 (14.08%) .NET Core
11 30 (14.08%) Digital Economy
12 28 (13.15%) Microsoft Excel
13 26 (12.21%) Microsoft Office
13 26 (12.21%) Project Management
13 26 (12.21%) Windows 10
14 25 (11.74%) Problem-Solving
15 23 (10.80%) ASP.NET
15 23 (10.80%) JavaScript
15 23 (10.80%) Active Directory
16 22 (10.33%) Citrix
16 22 (10.33%) Migration
16 22 (10.33%) Scrum
17 21 (9.86%) Time Management
17 21 (9.86%) Office 365
18 20 (9.39%) HTML

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 8 (3.76%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.35%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.88%) NServiceBus
4 2 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.94%) IIS
5 1 (0.47%) Apache
5 1 (0.47%) CMS
5 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.47%) ThingWorx
5 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 28 (13.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (12.21%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (5.63%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (4.23%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.94%) 3ds Max
6 2 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.47%) Blender
7 1 (0.47%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.47%) LightWave 3D
7 1 (0.47%) Maya
7 1 (0.47%) Solid Edge
7 1 (0.47%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 110 (51.64%) Azure
2 21 (9.86%) Office 365
3 19 (8.92%) IaaS
4 16 (7.51%) SaaS
5 12 (5.63%) PaaS
6 11 (5.16%) Power Platform
7 7 (3.29%) BPaaS
7 7 (3.29%) Dynamics 365
8 6 (2.82%) Azure Functions
8 6 (2.82%) Serverless
9 4 (1.88%) Asana
9 4 (1.88%) Smartsheet
10 3 (1.41%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.94%) PowerApps
12 1 (0.47%) AWS
12 1 (0.47%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.47%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.82%) Internet
1 6 (2.82%) WEP
2 5 (2.35%) LAN
2 5 (2.35%) WAN
3 4 (1.88%) HTTP
3 4 (1.88%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.41%) SAN
5 2 (0.94%) DHCP
5 2 (0.94%) DNS
5 2 (0.94%) Skype
6 1 (0.47%) DMZ
6 1 (0.47%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (17.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.23%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (3.76%) Power BI
4 7 (3.29%) DB2
5 6 (2.82%) Big Data
6 5 (2.35%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.88%) Cosmos DB
7 4 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.47%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.47%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (7.98%) Visual Studio Team System
2 11 (5.16%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.82%) git-flow
3 6 (2.82%) Selenium
3 6 (2.82%) SpecFlow
4 4 (1.88%) Cucumber
4 4 (1.88%) JIRA
4 4 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (1.88%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.88%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.41%) Postman
6 1 (0.47%) JMeter
6 1 (0.47%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 51 (23.94%) Finance
2 30 (14.08%) Digital Economy
3 13 (6.10%) Legal
4 12 (5.63%) Games
5 10 (4.69%) Advertising
6 8 (3.76%) Marketing
7 7 (3.29%) Electronics
8 6 (2.82%) Telecoms
9 5 (2.35%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.88%) Retail
11 2 (0.94%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.47%) Banking
12 1 (0.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 42 (19.72%) Analyst
2 39 (18.31%) Developer
3 33 (15.49%) Architect
4 29 (13.62%) .NET Developer
5 22 (10.33%) Senior Developer
6 19 (8.92%) Senior .NET Developer
7 18 (8.45%) Project Manager
8 15 (7.04%) C# Developer
9 14 (6.57%) Business Analyst
9 14 (6.57%) Service Analyst
9 14 (6.57%) Team Leader
10 13 (6.10%) Service Desk Team Leader
11 12 (5.63%) Cloud Architect
11 12 (5.63%) Enterprise Architect
11 12 (5.63%) JavaScript Developer
11 12 (5.63%) Service Desk Analyst
12 11 (5.16%) Senior C# Developer
12 11 (5.16%) Senior C# Software Developer
12 11 (5.16%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 11 (5.16%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (35.68%) .NET
2 30 (14.08%) .NET Core
3 23 (10.80%) ASP.NET
4 20 (9.39%) HTML
5 19 (8.92%) CSS
6 8 (3.76%) AngularJS
7 7 (3.29%) JSON
7 7 (3.29%) Web Services
8 6 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (2.82%) Swagger
9 5 (2.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (1.88%) ASP.NET Core
10 4 (1.88%) Blazor
10 4 (1.88%) OAuth
10 4 (1.88%) OAuth2
10 4 (1.88%) OpenID
11 3 (1.41%) Qt
12 2 (0.94%) SAML
12 2 (0.94%) V-Ray
12 2 (0.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.45%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.57%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (6.10%) Driving Licence
5 9 (4.23%) Private Cloud
6 7 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.29%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (3.29%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (3.29%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.29%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.82%) AS400
7 6 (2.82%) iSeries
8 3 (1.41%) PMI
8 3 (1.41%) Replication
9 2 (0.94%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.94%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.94%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.94%) User Experience
10 1 (0.47%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 52 (24.41%) Windows
2 26 (12.21%) Windows 10
3 6 (2.82%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.41%) Linux
4 3 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.41%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (0.47%) Android
5 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (20.19%) DevOps
3 42 (19.72%) ITIL
4 35 (16.43%) Computer Science
5 26 (12.21%) Project Management
6 25 (11.74%) Problem-Solving
7 22 (10.33%) Migration
7 22 (10.33%) Scrum
8 21 (9.86%) Time Management
9 19 (8.92%) OO
10 18 (8.45%) Mathematics
10 18 (8.45%) Product Management
10 18 (8.45%) Software Architecture
10 18 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (7.51%) Requirements Gathering
12 15 (7.04%) CRM
12 15 (7.04%) Line Management
12 15 (7.04%) Service Management
13 14 (6.57%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 76 (35.68%) C#
2 49 (23.00%) SQL
3 23 (10.80%) JavaScript
4 11 (5.16%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.82%) Java
5 6 (2.82%) TypeScript
5 6 (2.82%) X++
6 4 (1.88%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.41%) C++
7 3 (1.41%) VC++
8 1 (0.47%) Python
8 1 (0.47%) VB
8 1 (0.47%) VB6
Qualifications
1 32 (15.02%) Degree
2 13 (6.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (5.63%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (5.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 12 (5.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (3.29%) PMI Certification
4 7 (3.29%) PMP
5 6 (2.82%) A+ Certification
5 6 (2.82%) MCP
5 6 (2.82%) MCSA
6 3 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.94%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.47%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.47%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (19.72%) SLA
2 32 (15.02%) GDPR
3 12 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (4.23%) BS25999
4 9 (4.23%) ISO 9001
4 9 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (2.35%) QA
6 3 (1.41%) ISO 13485
7 2 (0.94%) GAMP
8 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (10.80%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.63%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.82%) XenApp
5 2 (0.94%) Docker
6 1 (0.47%) Firmware
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (6.57%) Kubernetes
2 7 (3.29%) vCenter Server
3 5 (2.35%) Terraform
4 3 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.47%) SCCM
6 1 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (10.33%) Citrix
2 17 (7.98%) VMware
3 6 (2.82%) Blue Prism
4 3 (1.41%) Cisco
4 3 (1.41%) HP
4 3 (1.41%) Mitel
5 2 (0.94%) Adobe
5 2 (0.94%) Autodesk
5 2 (0.94%) SAP
5 2 (0.94%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.47%) Aderant
6 1 (0.47%) Apple
6 1 (0.47%) iManage
6 1 (0.47%) Marketo
6 1 (0.47%) MEDITECH
6 1 (0.47%) Remedy
6 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.47%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.47%) Telerik