Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 14 9
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 384 315 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 18.40% 12.52% 18.67%
As % of the Vendors category 43.94% 35.08% 44.60%
Number of salaries quoted 272 272 336
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £73,750 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 874 898 834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 41.88% 35.71% 41.87%
Number of salaries quoted 660 745 684
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £24,150
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 February 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 25 February 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
Horsham +19 119 £45,000 -5.26% 9
Crawley +3 71 £50,000 +19.05% 15
Worthing +5 67 £55,000 -4.35% 7
Burgess Hill +41 25 £35,000 +37.25% 4
Haywards Heath +8 23 £42,500 -11.46% 4
Gatwick -19 18 £37,500 -25.00%
Chichester -1 14 £45,000 -10.00% 4
East Grinstead -1 5 £40,500 -32.50% 1
Bognor Regis +1 3 £42,500 +13.33%
Shoreham-by-Sea +5 2 £30,000 -20.00% 3
Arundel 0 2 £42,500 +41.67%
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 203 (52.86%) Windows
2 170 (44.27%) Active Directory
3 140 (36.46%) SQL Server
4 117 (30.47%) SQL
5 114 (29.69%) Finance
6 111 (28.91%) .NET
7 105 (27.34%) Azure
8 96 (25.00%) Office 365
9 88 (22.92%) ITIL
9 88 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
10 86 (22.40%) C#
11 74 (19.27%) Microsoft Certification
12 71 (18.49%) Windows 10
13 67 (17.45%) PowerShell
14 62 (16.15%) Firewall
15 61 (15.89%) Microsoft Office
16 60 (15.63%) ASP.NET
17 57 (14.84%) Degree
18 55 (14.32%) ServiceNow
18 55 (14.32%) DNS
19 52 (13.54%) SharePoint
19 52 (13.54%) Problem-Solving
20 50 (13.02%) Configuration Management
20 50 (13.02%) Management Information System
21 48 (12.50%) Information Security
21 48 (12.50%) DHCP
21 48 (12.50%) JavaScript
22 42 (10.94%) IIS
22 42 (10.94%) MCP
22 42 (10.94%) VMware

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 52 (13.54%) SharePoint
2 42 (10.94%) IIS
3 40 (10.42%) MS Exchange
4 14 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (2.08%) CMS
6 6 (1.56%) ArcGIS
6 6 (1.56%) GeoServer
7 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.52%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.26%) Confluence
9 1 (0.26%) SAS
9 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.26%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 61 (15.89%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.04%) Adobe Captivate
4 4 (1.04%) Camtasia
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.26%) assyst
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 105 (27.34%) Azure
2 96 (25.00%) Office 365
3 33 (8.59%) Azure Active Directory
4 15 (3.91%) AWS
5 14 (3.65%) SaaS
6 12 (3.13%) Power Platform
7 6 (1.56%) OneDrive
8 4 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (1.04%) IaaS
8 4 (1.04%) PaaS
9 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Flow
10 1 (0.26%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.26%) GitHub
10 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.26%) npm
10 1 (0.26%) NuGet
10 1 (0.26%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 62 (16.15%) Firewall
2 55 (14.32%) DNS
3 48 (12.50%) DHCP
4 38 (9.90%) WAN
5 36 (9.38%) LAN
6 22 (5.73%) TCP/IP
7 15 (3.91%) VPN
8 13 (3.39%) SAN
9 12 (3.13%) DMZ
10 11 (2.86%) VLAN
11 10 (2.60%) Intranet
12 8 (2.08%) NAS
12 8 (2.08%) VoIP
13 7 (1.82%) NetScaler
14 6 (1.56%) Internet
15 2 (0.52%) Extranet
15 2 (0.52%) IP Telephony
15 2 (0.52%) Network Security
15 2 (0.52%) Wireless
16 1 (0.26%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (36.46%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 20 (5.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (3.13%) NoSQL
4 11 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (2.86%) SQL Server 2017
5 9 (2.34%) Power BI
5 9 (2.34%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.82%) GIS
6 7 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (1.56%) MySQL
7 6 (1.56%) QGIS
7 6 (1.56%) QlikView
7 6 (1.56%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (1.30%) Big Data
8 5 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (9.64%) Visual Studio
2 25 (6.51%) Selenium
3 24 (6.25%) WebDriver
4 20 (5.21%) Octopus Deploy
5 13 (3.39%) Git (software)
6 11 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.04%) GCC
8 2 (0.52%) JIRA
9 1 (0.26%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.26%) Gatling
9 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.26%) Subversion
9 1 (0.26%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 114 (29.69%) Finance
2 10 (2.60%) Financial Institution
3 8 (2.08%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.30%) Law
5 5 (1.30%) Local Government
5 5 (1.30%) Public Sector
5 5 (1.30%) Retail
6 4 (1.04%) Marketing
6 4 (1.04%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.78%) Billing
8 2 (0.52%) Legal
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) Banking
9 1 (0.26%) French Language
9 1 (0.26%) German Language
9 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.26%) Publishing
9 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 88 (22.92%) Analyst
2 44 (11.46%) Architect
3 40 (10.42%) Developer
4 39 (10.16%) Support Engineer
5 38 (9.90%) Test Analyst
6 30 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 27 (7.03%) IT Support
8 24 (6.25%) Service Analyst
8 24 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
9 21 (5.47%) 2nd Line Support
10 20 (5.21%) .NET Developer
11 19 (4.95%) IT Analyst
12 18 (4.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 18 (4.69%) C# Developer
12 18 (4.69%) Support Analyst
13 16 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
13 16 (4.17%) IT Engineer
13 16 (4.17%) Technical Architect
14 13 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 13 (3.39%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (28.91%) .NET
2 60 (15.63%) ASP.NET
3 34 (8.85%) .NET Framework
4 23 (5.99%) HTML
5 20 (5.21%) CSS
6 19 (4.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (4.17%) .NET Core
8 15 (3.91%) AngularJS
9 14 (3.65%) LDAP
10 13 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (3.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (3.13%) Ajax
12 11 (2.86%) CSS3
12 11 (2.86%) HTML5
12 11 (2.86%) jQuery
13 10 (2.60%) Middleware
14 8 (2.08%) XML
15 7 (1.82%) React
15 7 (1.82%) SOAP
16 5 (1.30%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.02%) Management Information System
2 35 (9.11%) Data Centre
3 24 (6.25%) Clustering
4 19 (4.95%) Blackberry
5 16 (4.17%) CMDB
6 15 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (2.34%) Driving Licence
8 9 (2.34%) Wiki
9 8 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (1.56%) Device Driver
10 6 (1.56%) User Experience
11 4 (1.04%) e-Learning
11 4 (1.04%) Video Editing
12 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.52%) iPad
12 2 (0.52%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.52%) PMI
13 1 (0.26%) NHS
13 1 (0.26%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 203 (52.86%) Windows
2 71 (18.49%) Windows 10
3 42 (10.94%) Windows Server
4 36 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (7.03%) Unix
6 25 (6.51%) Windows 7
7 20 (5.21%) Solaris
8 10 (2.60%) Linux
8 10 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (2.34%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.04%) VMS
11 3 (0.78%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.52%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
1 88 (22.92%) ITIL
2 52 (13.54%) Problem-Solving
3 50 (13.02%) Configuration Management
4 48 (12.50%) Information Security
5 40 (10.42%) Mentoring
6 37 (9.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 33 (8.59%) MVC
8 32 (8.33%) DevOps
9 30 (7.81%) Coaching
10 29 (7.55%) IT Strategy
11 28 (7.29%) TOGAF
12 27 (7.03%) Project Management
13 26 (6.77%) Disaster Recovery
14 25 (6.51%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (6.51%) Server Virtualisation
14 25 (6.51%) Test Automation
15 24 (6.25%) Manual Testing
16 22 (5.73%) Continuous Improvement
16 22 (5.73%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (30.47%) SQL
2 86 (22.40%) C#
3 67 (17.45%) PowerShell
4 48 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 18 (4.69%) T-SQL
6 16 (4.17%) VBScript
7 12 (3.13%) Bash Shell
8 10 (2.60%) C
9 4 (1.04%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.78%) Python
11 2 (0.52%) VB
11 2 (0.52%) VBA
12 1 (0.26%) C++
12 1 (0.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 74 (19.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (14.84%) Degree
3 42 (10.94%) MCP
4 27 (7.03%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (6.77%) CCNA
6 22 (5.73%) MCSE
7 14 (3.65%) ISTQB
7 14 (3.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 11 (2.86%) MCSA
9 7 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (1.30%) CCNP
11 5 (1.30%) RHCE
12 4 (1.04%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.78%) TOGAF Certification
14 2 (0.52%) HND
14 2 (0.52%) ISEB
14 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
15 1 (0.26%) CCSP
15 1 (0.26%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.33%) QA
2 31 (8.07%) SLA
3 4 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.78%) GDPR
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.26%) NIST
5 1 (0.26%) PMO
System Software
1 170 (44.27%) Active Directory
2 41 (10.68%) Hyper-V
3 33 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (5.99%) Firmware
5 15 (3.91%) XenApp
6 12 (3.13%) XenDesktop
7 9 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (1.30%) NFS
8 5 (1.30%) vSphere
9 4 (1.04%) Docker
10 2 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.26%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 27 (7.03%) Microsoft Intune
2 26 (6.77%) SCCM
3 13 (3.39%) WSUS
4 11 (2.86%) Puppet
4 11 (2.86%) Terraform
5 6 (1.56%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (1.30%) Ansible
6 5 (1.30%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.04%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.26%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.26%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 55 (14.32%) ServiceNow
2 42 (10.94%) VMware
3 34 (8.85%) Citrix
4 25 (6.51%) HP
5 22 (5.73%) Dell
6 18 (4.69%) MobileIron
7 17 (4.43%) Cisco
8 14 (3.65%) Oracle
9 10 (2.60%) Apple
9 10 (2.60%) Juniper
9 10 (2.60%) Veeam
10 9 (2.34%) EqualLogic
10 9 (2.34%) Splunk
10 9 (2.34%) Tableau
11 7 (1.82%) NetApp
11 7 (1.82%) Sophos
12 6 (1.56%) ESRI
12 6 (1.56%) Palo Alto
12 6 (1.56%) Symantec
13 5 (1.30%) McAfee