Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 12 15
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 308 372 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 14.45% 17.76% 16.12%
As % of the Vendors category 39.59% 45.20% 34.84%
Number of salaries quoted 276 364 405
West Sussex median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% -14.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £22,000 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -

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 778 823 1,171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 36.51% 39.28% 46.27%
Number of salaries quoted 701 733 1,067
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £24,500 £27,100 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +15 108 £40,000 +2.56% 13
Horsham +1 69 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Worthing -3 50 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Gatwick +13 23 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Chichester +9 22 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Haywards Heath 0 4 £39,000 -2.50%
Burgess Hill -33 3 £32,500 +1.56%
East Grinstead +3 1 £27,500 -59.26%
Arundel - 1 £40,000 -
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 101 (32.79%) SQL
2 91 (29.55%) Windows
3 83 (26.95%) SQL Server
4 76 (24.68%) .NET
5 74 (24.03%) C#
6 69 (22.40%) Microsoft Office
7 51 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (16.56%) Windows Server
8 49 (15.91%) Windows 7
9 47 (15.26%) Citrix
10 46 (14.94%) Microsoft Excel
11 41 (13.31%) Visual Studio
12 40 (12.99%) German Language
13 39 (12.66%) French Language
13 39 (12.66%) ASP.NET
13 39 (12.66%) JavaScript
14 38 (12.34%) MVC
15 35 (11.36%) Spanish Language
16 34 (11.04%) Problem-Solving
17 33 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
17 33 (10.71%) Degree
17 33 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
17 33 (10.71%) Finance
18 32 (10.39%) HTML
19 31 (10.06%) Active Directory
19 31 (10.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 31 (10.06%) Windows 10
20 30 (9.74%) Test Automation
20 30 (9.74%) Windows Server 2008
20 30 (9.74%) Office 365

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 24 (7.79%) SharePoint
2 16 (5.19%) CMS
3 14 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 11 (3.57%) IIS
5 10 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (2.92%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.30%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.65%) Jupyter
10 2 (0.65%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.32%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 69 (22.40%) Microsoft Office
2 46 (14.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (6.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (5.84%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.65%) Primavera
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 30 (9.74%) Office 365
2 9 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.60%) Dynamics 365
4 7 (2.27%) IaaS
5 6 (1.95%) PaaS
6 2 (0.65%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.65%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.65%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.19%) WebEx
2 12 (3.90%) LAN
3 10 (3.25%) WAN
4 7 (2.27%) HTTP
5 6 (1.95%) DHCP
5 6 (1.95%) Firewall
5 6 (1.95%) Internet
5 6 (1.95%) Wireless
6 4 (1.30%) DNS
6 4 (1.30%) Intranet
7 3 (0.97%) NetScaler
7 3 (0.97%) SAN
7 3 (0.97%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.97%) VPN
8 2 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.32%) 802.11
9 1 (0.32%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.32%) MPLS
9 1 (0.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (26.95%) SQL Server
2 31 (10.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (2.92%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (2.92%) RDBMS
4 9 (2.92%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.60%) SQL Server 2016
5 8 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.95%) Data Mining
7 6 (1.95%) PowerCenter
7 6 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.62%) QualityStage
8 5 (1.62%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (1.30%) Power BI
10 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 41 (13.31%) Visual Studio
2 33 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (4.87%) Selenium
3 15 (4.87%) WebDriver
4 6 (1.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (1.62%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.30%) JIRA
7 3 (0.97%) ClearQuest
8 2 (0.65%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.65%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.32%) GCC
9 1 (0.32%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 40 (12.99%) German Language
2 39 (12.66%) French Language
3 35 (11.36%) Spanish Language
4 33 (10.71%) Finance
5 19 (6.17%) Italian Language
6 16 (5.19%) Russian Language
7 14 (4.55%) Legal
8 8 (2.60%) Advertising
9 6 (1.95%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.95%) Publishing
10 5 (1.62%) Retail
11 3 (0.97%) Automotive
11 3 (0.97%) Marketing
12 2 (0.65%) Back Office
13 1 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 105 (34.09%) Analyst
2 57 (18.51%) Developer
3 54 (17.53%) Support Analyst
4 31 (10.06%) IT Analyst
5 30 (9.74%) .NET Developer
6 29 (9.42%) Administrator
6 29 (9.42%) IT Support
6 29 (9.42%) Project Manager
7 27 (8.77%) C# .NET Developer
7 27 (8.77%) C# Developer
8 25 (8.12%) Technical Analyst
8 25 (8.12%) Technical Support
8 25 (8.12%) Technical Support Analyst
9 21 (6.82%) ASP.NET Developer
9 21 (6.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 21 (6.82%) Service Analyst
10 20 (6.49%) IT Administrator
10 20 (6.49%) Service Desk Analyst
11 19 (6.17%) SQL Developer
12 16 (5.19%) Help Desk Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (24.68%) .NET
2 39 (12.66%) ASP.NET
3 32 (10.39%) HTML
4 26 (8.44%) .NET Framework
4 26 (8.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 25 (8.12%) CSS
6 21 (6.82%) AngularJS
6 21 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (5.84%) XML
8 15 (4.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (4.55%) WCF
10 13 (4.22%) jQuery
11 12 (3.90%) Ajax
11 12 (3.90%) JSON
12 11 (3.57%) Web Services
12 11 (3.57%) XSLT
13 9 (2.92%) HTML5
14 8 (2.60%) CSS3
15 7 (2.27%) Entity Framework
16 6 (1.95%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.84%) Computer Science
3 14 (4.55%) Smartphone
4 13 (4.22%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (3.57%) Virtual Team
6 9 (2.92%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.60%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.27%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.62%) Renewable Energy
10 4 (1.30%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.97%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.65%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.65%) Mobile Payment
12 2 (0.65%) NHS
12 2 (0.65%) Smartcard
12 2 (0.65%) User Experience
13 1 (0.32%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 91 (29.55%) Windows
2 51 (16.56%) Windows Server
3 49 (15.91%) Windows 7
4 33 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (10.06%) Windows 10
6 30 (9.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (9.42%) Linux
8 26 (8.44%) Unix
8 26 (8.44%) Windows 8
9 18 (5.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (12.34%) MVC
3 34 (11.04%) Problem-Solving
4 30 (9.74%) ITIL
4 30 (9.74%) Test Automation
5 28 (9.09%) Decision-Making
5 28 (9.09%) Information Security
6 22 (7.14%) Workflow
7 21 (6.82%) SDLC
8 20 (6.49%) Waterfall
9 19 (6.17%) Project Management
10 17 (5.52%) High Availability
11 15 (4.87%) Manual Testing
12 14 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (4.55%) Change Management
12 14 (4.55%) Coaching
12 14 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
12 14 (4.55%) E-Commerce
12 14 (4.55%) Service Management
13 13 (4.22%) Lead Generation
Programming Languages
1 101 (32.79%) SQL
2 74 (24.03%) C#
3 39 (12.66%) JavaScript
4 22 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 15 (4.87%) PL/SQL
6 12 (3.90%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.95%) VB
7 6 (1.95%) VB.NET
7 6 (1.95%) VB6
8 5 (1.62%) VBA
9 4 (1.30%) Python
10 3 (0.97%) Java
10 3 (0.97%) PHP
11 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (10.71%) Degree
2 18 (5.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (5.52%) Security Cleared
4 16 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (5.19%) SC Cleared
5 12 (3.90%) MCSA
6 9 (2.92%) MCSE
7 7 (2.27%) CCNA
7 7 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.95%) CCNP
8 6 (1.95%) MCP
9 5 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.97%) MCITP
10 3 (0.97%) VCAP
11 2 (0.65%) CISA
11 2 (0.65%) CISM
11 2 (0.65%) CISSP
11 2 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.65%) NCDA
11 2 (0.65%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.55%) QA
2 13 (4.22%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.95%) GAMP
5 5 (1.62%) GDPR
5 5 (1.62%) PMO
5 5 (1.62%) SLA
6 3 (0.97%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.65%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (0.65%) ISO 22301
7 2 (0.65%) ISO 31000
7 2 (0.65%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 31 (10.06%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.92%) XenApp
5 8 (2.60%) VirtualBox
5 8 (2.60%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.30%) Docker
7 3 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (2.92%) SCCM
2 3 (0.97%) NetBackup
2 3 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.65%) Nessus
3 2 (0.65%) SCOM
3 2 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (0.65%) Trend Micro Deep Security
4 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.32%) Kibana
4 1 (0.32%) logstash
4 1 (0.32%) OpenView
4 1 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.32%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 47 (15.26%) Citrix
2 24 (7.79%) VMware
3 18 (5.84%) Oracle
4 17 (5.52%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (4.55%) LexisNexis
6 11 (3.57%) Cisco
7 8 (2.60%) IBM
8 7 (2.27%) Tableau
9 6 (1.95%) Informatica
10 5 (1.62%) Trillium
11 4 (1.30%) HP
11 4 (1.30%) Nintex
11 4 (1.30%) Symantec
12 3 (0.97%) Apple
12 3 (0.97%) Google
12 3 (0.97%) Intel
12 3 (0.97%) NetApp
12 3 (0.97%) Sage
12 3 (0.97%) ServiceNow
13 2 (0.65%) Cognos