Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 12 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 346 366 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 14.64% 17.86% 16.18%
As % of the Vendors category 42.51% 45.75% 36.73%
Number of salaries quoted 317 353 391
West Sussex median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -13.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £22,000 £25,050 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 814 800 1,070
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 34.43% 39.04% 44.05%
Number of salaries quoted 706 685 971
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -13.04% +8.24%
10th Percentile £24,750 £26,000 £25,900
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,400 £61,500
South East median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +3.45%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +3 105 £40,000 +2.56% 12
Horsham +10 63 £40,000 -3.61% 5
Worthing +1 60 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Gatwick +12 38 £45,000 +2.86% 7
Chichester +6 21 £43,500 +8.75% 5
East Grinstead +1 4 £29,500 -56.30% 3
Haywards Heath +4 3 £25,000 -33.33% 1
Littlehampton +2 2 £22,500 +9.76%
Bognor Regis -4 2 £37,500 +82.93% 1
Shoreham-by-Sea -6 2 £37,500 +82.93% 1
Burgess Hill -38 1 - - 3
Arundel - 1 £40,000 -
Lancing - 1 £24,000 - 2
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 113 (32.66%) Windows
2 102 (29.48%) SQL
3 97 (28.03%) SQL Server
4 92 (26.59%) .NET
5 90 (26.01%) C#
6 71 (20.52%) Microsoft Office
6 71 (20.52%) Windows Server
7 65 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
8 63 (18.21%) Citrix
9 61 (17.63%) Microsoft Azure
10 53 (15.32%) ASP.NET
11 51 (14.74%) ITIL
11 51 (14.74%) Active Directory
12 47 (13.58%) Office 365
13 45 (13.01%) VMware
13 45 (13.01%) Windows 7
14 44 (12.72%) Microsoft Excel
15 43 (12.43%) MVC
16 41 (11.85%) SharePoint
17 39 (11.27%) Windows Server 2012
17 39 (11.27%) French Language
18 38 (10.98%) Visual Studio
19 36 (10.40%) Microsoft Certification
19 36 (10.40%) VMware Infrastructure
20 35 (10.12%) Windows Server 2008
20 35 (10.12%) Finance
20 35 (10.12%) Problem-Solving
21 34 (9.83%) MS Exchange
22 33 (9.54%) Windows 10
23 32 (9.25%) Computer Science

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 41 (11.85%) SharePoint
2 34 (9.83%) MS Exchange
3 20 (5.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (5.20%) IIS
5 14 (4.05%) CMS
6 12 (3.47%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (2.89%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.45%) Skype for Business
10 4 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.16%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.58%) Confluence
11 2 (0.58%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.29%) SAS
12 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 71 (20.52%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (12.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (6.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 21 (6.07%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 61 (17.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (13.58%) Office 365
3 14 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (3.76%) IaaS
5 8 (2.31%) SaaS
6 7 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (2.02%) PaaS
7 6 (1.73%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (1.16%) GitHub
9 3 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.29%) Boomi
10 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.23%) Firewall
2 20 (5.78%) WAN
3 19 (5.49%) DHCP
4 17 (4.91%) DNS
5 16 (4.62%) LAN
6 14 (4.05%) TCP/IP
6 14 (4.05%) WebEx
7 13 (3.76%) VPN
8 12 (3.47%) Internet
9 8 (2.31%) Wireless
10 7 (2.02%) SAN
10 7 (2.02%) VLAN
10 7 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (1.45%) Network Security
12 4 (1.16%) Intranet
12 4 (1.16%) IP Telephony
12 4 (1.16%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (1.16%) SMTP
13 3 (0.87%) FTP
13 3 (0.87%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (28.03%) SQL Server
2 31 (8.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (3.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (2.31%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.02%) EDMS
8 7 (2.02%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.02%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.73%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (1.73%) PowerCenter
10 5 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (1.45%) QualityStage
10 5 (1.45%) SAP Data Services
11 4 (1.16%) Power BI
11 4 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 38 (10.98%) Visual Studio
2 25 (7.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (3.47%) Selenium
3 12 (3.47%) WebDriver
4 6 (1.73%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.45%) JIRA
5 5 (1.45%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (1.16%) GitLab
6 4 (1.16%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.87%) ClearQuest
8 2 (0.58%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.58%) GCC
8 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.29%) SonarQube
General
1 39 (11.27%) French Language
2 35 (10.12%) Finance
3 29 (8.38%) German Language
4 28 (8.09%) Spanish Language
5 16 (4.62%) Italian Language
6 13 (3.76%) Legal
7 12 (3.47%) Russian Language
8 11 (3.18%) Advertising
9 10 (2.89%) Publishing
10 8 (2.31%) Retail
11 5 (1.45%) Automotive
12 4 (1.16%) Marketing
13 3 (0.87%) Back Office
14 2 (0.58%) Local Government
15 1 (0.29%) Billing
15 1 (0.29%) Law
15 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 93 (26.88%) Analyst
2 64 (18.50%) Developer
3 46 (13.29%) Support Analyst
4 35 (10.12%) IT Support
5 33 (9.54%) .NET Developer
6 31 (8.96%) Administrator
7 30 (8.67%) Project Manager
8 28 (8.09%) C# .NET Developer
8 28 (8.09%) C# Developer
8 28 (8.09%) Technical Support
9 25 (7.23%) Technical Analyst
9 25 (7.23%) Technical Support Analyst
10 24 (6.94%) ASP.NET Developer
10 24 (6.94%) IT Analyst
10 24 (6.94%) Support Engineer
10 24 (6.94%) Test Analyst
11 22 (6.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 21 (6.07%) IT Administrator
12 21 (6.07%) IT Engineer
13 19 (5.49%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (26.59%) .NET
2 53 (15.32%) ASP.NET
3 26 (7.51%) AngularJS
4 24 (6.94%) ASP.NET Web API
5 22 (6.36%) HTML
6 19 (5.49%) .NET Framework
7 18 (5.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (4.91%) XML
9 15 (4.34%) CSS
10 11 (3.18%) XSLT
11 9 (2.60%) Entity Framework
12 8 (2.31%) Ajax
12 8 (2.31%) Web Services
13 7 (2.02%) JSON
14 6 (1.73%) WCF
15 4 (1.16%) Elastic Stack
15 4 (1.16%) HTML5
15 4 (1.16%) XSL
16 3 (0.87%) React
16 3 (0.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.25%) Computer Science
2 21 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.49%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (4.05%) Smartphone
5 10 (2.89%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.60%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.60%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.45%) PKI
9 4 (1.16%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.16%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.87%) Clustering
10 3 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.58%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.58%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.58%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.29%) Machine to Machine
12 1 (0.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 113 (32.66%) Windows
2 71 (20.52%) Windows Server
3 45 (13.01%) Windows 7
4 39 (11.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (10.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (9.54%) Windows 10
7 30 (8.67%) Linux
8 20 (5.78%) Unix
8 20 (5.78%) Windows 8
9 14 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.45%) Android
11 5 (1.45%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.16%) CentOS
13 3 (0.87%) Solaris
14 2 (0.58%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (14.74%) ITIL
3 43 (12.43%) MVC
4 35 (10.12%) Problem-Solving
5 24 (6.94%) Information Security
5 24 (6.94%) Test Automation
6 22 (6.36%) Change Management
7 21 (6.07%) Decision-Making
8 20 (5.78%) High Availability
9 19 (5.49%) Waterfall
10 18 (5.20%) Incident Management
11 17 (4.91%) Project Management
12 16 (4.62%) CRM
12 16 (4.62%) Scrum
12 16 (4.62%) SDLC
12 16 (4.62%) Workflow
13 15 (4.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 14 (4.05%) Coaching
14 14 (4.05%) DevOps
14 14 (4.05%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 102 (29.48%) SQL
2 90 (26.01%) C#
3 29 (8.38%) JavaScript
4 19 (5.49%) T-SQL
5 15 (4.34%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.73%) Ruby
6 6 (1.73%) VBA
7 4 (1.16%) Java
7 4 (1.16%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.16%) Python
8 3 (0.87%) PHP
9 2 (0.58%) VBScript
10 1 (0.29%) C
10 1 (0.29%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.29%) R
10 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (10.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (8.67%) Degree
3 20 (5.78%) MCSE
4 18 (5.20%) Security Cleared
5 17 (4.91%) SC Cleared
6 15 (4.34%) Computer Science Degree
7 14 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (4.05%) MCSA
8 10 (2.89%) ISTQB
8 10 (2.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (2.60%) MCP
10 8 (2.31%) CCNA
11 7 (2.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (1.73%) CCNP
12 6 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (1.45%) MCITP
14 4 (1.16%) AWS Certification
14 4 (1.16%) RHCE
14 4 (1.16%) RHCSA
15 3 (0.87%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.78%) QA
2 12 (3.47%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.02%) GDPR
3 7 (2.02%) SLA
4 6 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.73%) PMO
4 6 (1.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.87%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.58%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.29%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.29%) ISO 31000
7 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 51 (14.74%) Active Directory
2 36 (10.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.47%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.18%) XenDesktop
5 9 (2.60%) XenApp
6 8 (2.31%) Docker
7 7 (2.02%) VirtualBox
7 7 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.16%) vSphere
9 3 (0.87%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.58%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.58%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 15 (4.34%) SCCM
2 4 (1.16%) Ansible
2 4 (1.16%) Consul
2 4 (1.16%) Grafana
2 4 (1.16%) Graphite
2 4 (1.16%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.16%) Packer
2 4 (1.16%) Prometheus
2 4 (1.16%) Puppet
2 4 (1.16%) Terraform
3 3 (0.87%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (0.87%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.87%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.58%) SCOM
4 2 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.29%) rkt
5 1 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.29%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 63 (18.21%) Citrix
2 45 (13.01%) VMware
3 24 (6.94%) Cisco
4 15 (4.34%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (3.47%) LexisNexis
5 12 (3.47%) Oracle
6 9 (2.60%) HP
7 8 (2.31%) Red Hat
8 7 (2.02%) IBM
9 6 (1.73%) Informatica
9 6 (1.73%) NetApp
10 5 (1.45%) Dell
10 5 (1.45%) Sage
10 5 (1.45%) Symantec
10 5 (1.45%) Tableau
10 5 (1.45%) Trillium
11 4 (1.16%) Mitel
11 4 (1.16%) Nintex
12 3 (0.87%) Apple
12 3 (0.87%) Intel