Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 10 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 349 410 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 16.75% 16.99% 20.37%
As % of the Vendors category 43.35% 38.79% 37.52%
Number of salaries quoted 330 388 577
West Sussex median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.78% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,625 £60,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 805 1057 1450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 38.63% 43.80% 54.29%
Number of salaries quoted 674 944 1266
West Sussex median annual salary £42,500 £46,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.11% +8.82% +4.94%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -1 116 £36,500 -27.00% 5
Worthing -14 54 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Horsham -16 42 £46,250 +32.14%
Burgess Hill +11 30 £26,000 +0.39% 1
Chichester -5 25 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Gatwick -14 18 £42,500 -10.53% 1
East Grinstead +1 6 £43,500 +19.18%
Haywards Heath -14 3 £37,000 -12.94% 2
Billingshurst - 3 £26,000 -
Selsey +1 2 £37,500 -
Shoreham-by-Sea +2 1 £20,500 -18.00% 1
Bognor Regis 0 1 £20,500 -25.45%
Littlehampton -3 1 £20,500 -48.75%
Pulborough -5 1 £42,500 +97.67%
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 126 (36.10%) SQL Server
2 118 (33.81%) Windows
3 102 (29.23%) C#
3 102 (29.23%) SQL
4 100 (28.65%) .NET
5 91 (26.07%) Active Directory
6 87 (24.93%) Agile Software Development
7 78 (22.35%) Microsoft Office
8 73 (20.92%) Microsoft Azure
9 69 (19.77%) ASP.NET
10 64 (18.34%) VMware
11 59 (16.91%) Finance
11 59 (16.91%) Office 365
11 59 (16.91%) Windows Server
12 58 (16.62%) MVC
13 57 (16.33%) MS Exchange
14 55 (15.76%) Citrix
15 53 (15.19%) ITIL
15 53 (15.19%) Hyper-V
15 53 (15.19%) AngularJS
16 52 (14.90%) SharePoint
17 50 (14.33%) JavaScript
18 49 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 48 (13.75%) VMware Infrastructure
20 44 (12.61%) Microsoft Certification
21 42 (12.03%) Degree
22 41 (11.75%) HTML
22 41 (11.75%) CSS
22 41 (11.75%) Firewall
23 40 (11.46%) 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 57 (16.33%) MS Exchange
2 52 (14.90%) SharePoint
3 27 (7.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (5.16%) CMS
5 16 (4.58%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (4.01%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (3.15%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (2.01%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (2.01%) Drupal
8 7 (2.01%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (1.72%) IIS
10 4 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.86%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.86%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.57%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 78 (22.35%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (7.45%) MS Visio
3 22 (6.30%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (4.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (3.44%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (1.15%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.29%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.29%) Maya
7 1 (0.29%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (5.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.01%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.29%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 73 (20.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (16.91%) Office 365
3 9 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.58%) SaaS
4 4 (1.15%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.57%) Boomi
6 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.29%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (11.75%) Firewall
2 26 (7.45%) SAN
3 17 (4.87%) DHCP
4 15 (4.30%) DNS
5 12 (3.44%) VoIP
6 11 (3.15%) VPN
7 10 (2.87%) Remote Desktop
8 9 (2.58%) Skype
8 9 (2.58%) TCP/IP
9 8 (2.29%) IP Telephony
10 7 (2.01%) WAN
11 6 (1.72%) LAN
12 5 (1.43%) VLAN
13 4 (1.15%) MPLS
13 4 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (0.86%) Internet
14 3 (0.86%) NAS
14 3 (0.86%) Network Security
14 3 (0.86%) RIP
14 3 (0.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (36.10%) SQL Server
2 49 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (10.89%) SQL Server 2014
4 37 (10.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (6.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 23 (6.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (6.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 20 (5.73%) MongoDB
9 17 (4.87%) Power BI
10 11 (3.15%) SQL Server 2016
11 9 (2.58%) OLAP
12 8 (2.29%) Data Mining
12 8 (2.29%) QlikView
13 7 (2.01%) Spotfire
14 6 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (1.43%) NoSQL
15 5 (1.43%) OLAP Cube
15 5 (1.43%) Relational Database
16 4 (1.15%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 24 (6.88%) Visual Studio
2 16 (4.58%) TeamCity
3 9 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.01%) HP UFT
5 4 (1.15%) JIRA
6 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.57%) MSI
General
1 59 (16.91%) Finance
2 16 (4.58%) Retail
3 15 (4.30%) French Language
4 12 (3.44%) German Language
5 9 (2.58%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.29%) Italian Language
6 8 (2.29%) Spanish Language
7 6 (1.72%) Advertising
8 5 (1.43%) Legal
9 4 (1.15%) Electronics
9 4 (1.15%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.29%) Automotive
10 1 (0.29%) Law
10 1 (0.29%) Local Government
10 1 (0.29%) Marketing
10 1 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 95 (27.22%) Developer
2 65 (18.62%) Analyst
3 41 (11.75%) .NET Developer
4 36 (10.32%) Support Analyst
5 33 (9.46%) SQL Developer
6 29 (8.31%) IT Support
7 26 (7.45%) C# Developer
8 23 (6.59%) Service Analyst
8 23 (6.59%) Service Desk Analyst
9 22 (6.30%) Service Desk Support
10 20 (5.73%) Architect
10 20 (5.73%) Project Manager
10 20 (5.73%) Service Desk Support Analyst
11 18 (5.16%) 2nd Line Support
11 18 (5.16%) Server Support
12 17 (4.87%) Active Directory Support
12 17 (4.87%) Exchange Support
12 17 (4.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 16 (4.58%) IT Analyst
13 16 (4.58%) Messaging Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (28.65%) .NET
2 69 (19.77%) ASP.NET
3 53 (15.19%) AngularJS
4 41 (11.75%) CSS
4 41 (11.75%) HTML
5 37 (10.60%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (10.03%) ASP.NET Web API
7 26 (7.45%) XML
8 23 (6.59%) .NET Framework
9 22 (6.30%) Node.js
10 21 (6.02%) WPF
11 19 (5.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 16 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 16 (4.58%) KnockoutJS
12 16 (4.58%) MSMQ
12 16 (4.58%) RabbitMQ
12 16 (4.58%) RESTful
13 13 (3.72%) REST
14 10 (2.87%) Entity Framework
14 10 (2.87%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.60%) Management Information System
2 29 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.59%) Enterprise Storage
4 17 (4.87%) Clustering
5 16 (4.58%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (4.01%) Driving Licence
7 7 (2.01%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.01%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.01%) FMCG
7 7 (2.01%) User Experience
8 6 (1.72%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.15%) Life Science
10 2 (0.57%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.57%) PKI
10 2 (0.57%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.57%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.29%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.29%) Fintech
11 1 (0.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 118 (33.81%) Windows
2 59 (16.91%) Windows Server
3 35 (10.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (5.44%) Windows 7
5 17 (4.87%) Windows 10
6 16 (4.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.43%) Linux
9 3 (0.86%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.57%) Android
10 2 (0.57%) Unix
11 1 (0.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (24.93%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (16.62%) MVC
3 53 (15.19%) ITIL
4 40 (11.46%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (8.31%) OO
6 27 (7.74%) Project Management
7 24 (6.88%) TDD
8 23 (6.59%) ETL
9 21 (6.02%) CRM
10 19 (5.44%) High Availability
10 19 (5.44%) Mentoring
10 19 (5.44%) Service Management
11 18 (5.16%) Incident Management
11 18 (5.16%) IT Strategy
11 18 (5.16%) Problem Management
12 16 (4.58%) Dependency Injection
12 16 (4.58%) Kanban
12 16 (4.58%) Multithreading
12 16 (4.58%) PRINCE2
12 16 (4.58%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 102 (29.23%) C#
1 102 (29.23%) SQL
2 50 (14.33%) JavaScript
3 39 (11.17%) T-SQL
4 16 (4.58%) F#
4 16 (4.58%) Ruby
5 12 (3.44%) PowerShell
6 10 (2.87%) VB.NET
7 7 (2.01%) Java
8 5 (1.43%) PHP
9 4 (1.15%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.86%) C
10 3 (0.86%) C++
10 3 (0.86%) VB
10 3 (0.86%) VB6
11 2 (0.57%) ABAP
11 2 (0.57%) VC++
Qualifications
1 44 (12.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (12.03%) Degree
3 25 (7.16%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (6.02%) MCSE
5 15 (4.30%) A+ Certification
5 15 (4.30%) Security Cleared
6 12 (3.44%) CCNA
7 11 (3.15%) SC Cleared
8 9 (2.58%) MCSA
9 7 (2.01%) ISEB
9 7 (2.01%) MCITP
10 6 (1.72%) CCENT
10 6 (1.72%) MCP
10 6 (1.72%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (0.86%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.86%) MCTS
13 2 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.02%) QA
2 17 (4.87%) SLA
3 11 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (2.29%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.72%) BS25999
5 6 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 5 (1.43%) PMO
7 2 (0.57%) GDPR
8 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 91 (26.07%) Active Directory
2 53 (15.19%) Hyper-V
3 48 (13.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (4.30%) vSphere
5 9 (2.58%) XenApp
6 8 (2.29%) XenDesktop
7 7 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.57%) UAG
8 2 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.29%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (5.73%) SCCM
2 17 (4.87%) WSUS
3 16 (4.58%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 16 (4.58%) Kibana
4 15 (4.30%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.29%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.29%) PaperCut
5 1 (0.29%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 64 (18.34%) VMware
2 55 (15.76%) Citrix
3 33 (9.46%) HP
4 28 (8.02%) Dell
5 27 (7.74%) Cisco
6 26 (7.45%) NetApp
7 24 (6.88%) EqualLogic
8 15 (4.30%) 3PAR
9 13 (3.72%) Oracle
10 12 (3.44%) Cognos
11 10 (2.87%) SAP
12 8 (2.29%) F5
12 8 (2.29%) Tableau
13 5 (1.43%) IBM
14 4 (1.15%) Adobe
14 4 (1.15%) Avaya
14 4 (1.15%) McAfee
15 3 (0.86%) AppSense
15 3 (0.86%) Aruba
16 2 (0.57%) Veeam