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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 22 May 2022 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
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 4 9 14
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 247 229 223
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 21.48% 18.88% 14.48%
As % of the Vendors category 47.68% 55.45% 37.17%
Number of salaries quoted 140 150 180
10th Percentile £28,675 £28,275 £30,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.47% +5.56% -10.00%
75th Percentile £55,000 £59,500 £65,313
90th Percentile £92,500 £70,000 £81,375
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 518 413 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 45.04% 34.05% 38.96%
Number of salaries quoted 298 280 473
10th Percentile £30,850 £28,725 £32,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -10.00%
75th Percentile £59,688 £57,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £68,750 £76,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - - +3.09%

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 22 May 2022.

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 22 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Crawley +11 73 £43,000 -25.86% 12
Burgess Hill 0 36 £45,000 -4.26% 3
Haywards Heath +18 31 £42,500 -3.41%
Gatwick -1 25 £41,000 +2.50%
Horsham +2 19 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East Grinstead +1 19 £43,000 -
Worthing -15 12 £41,250 -5.71% 4
Bognor Regis - 6 £30,000 -
Chichester -8 1 - - 1
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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 99 (40.08%) Social Skills
2 92 (37.25%) Azure
3 90 (36.44%) Windows
4 69 (27.94%) Finance
5 59 (23.89%) ITIL
6 58 (23.48%) Microsoft Office
6 58 (23.48%) Degree
6 58 (23.48%) Windows 10
7 57 (23.08%) SQL
8 55 (22.27%) SQL Server
9 51 (20.65%) C#
10 49 (19.84%) Windows Server
11 45 (18.22%) Active Directory
12 44 (17.81%) Microsoft 365
13 42 (17.00%) Problem-Solving
14 39 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
14 39 (15.79%) Project Management
14 39 (15.79%) Legal
15 35 (14.17%) Continuous Improvement
16 34 (13.77%) T-SQL
16 34 (13.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 33 (13.36%) Agile
17 33 (13.36%) Data Analysis
18 31 (12.55%) Data Warehouse
19 30 (12.15%) Citrix
19 30 (12.15%) VMware
20 29 (11.74%) SCCM
21 28 (11.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 28 (11.34%) Business Intelligence
21 28 (11.34%) Digital Economy

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 19 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 16 (6.48%) Apache Spark
3 12 (4.86%) MS Exchange
4 11 (4.45%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (2.43%) CMS
6 5 (2.02%) IIS
7 2 (0.81%) Confluence
8 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 58 (23.48%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (10.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (2.43%) FrameMaker
5 6 (2.43%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.40%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 9 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.81%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.40%) Primavera
3 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 92 (37.25%) Azure
2 44 (17.81%) Microsoft 365
3 25 (10.12%) Azure Data Factory
4 20 (8.10%) Power Platform
5 19 (7.69%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 12 (4.86%) Dynamics 365
7 8 (3.24%) Azure Logic Apps
8 7 (2.83%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (2.83%) Azure Functions
8 7 (2.83%) Serverless
9 6 (2.43%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 5 (2.02%) Boomi
11 4 (1.62%) Azure Service Bus
11 4 (1.62%) Azure Storage
12 3 (1.21%) AWS
12 3 (1.21%) Azure Machine Learning
12 3 (1.21%) Azure Monitor
12 3 (1.21%) Azure Pipelines
12 3 (1.21%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.91%) Firewall
2 15 (6.07%) LAN
2 15 (6.07%) WAN
3 10 (4.05%) Network Security
3 10 (4.05%) PBX
3 10 (4.05%) SAN
3 10 (4.05%) SNMP
4 6 (2.43%) VLAN
5 5 (2.02%) DHCP
5 5 (2.02%) DNS
5 5 (2.02%) Internet
5 5 (2.02%) VPN
6 4 (1.62%) SD-WAN
6 4 (1.62%) WLAN
7 3 (1.21%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (22.27%) SQL Server
2 31 (12.55%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (11.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (7.29%) NoSQL
5 17 (6.88%) Data Lake
5 17 (6.88%) Power BI
6 16 (6.48%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.83%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (2.43%) Big Data
8 6 (2.43%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.81%) Snowflake Schema
10 1 (0.40%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.40%) OLAP
10 1 (0.40%) OLTP
10 1 (0.40%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (4.45%) Visual Studio
2 10 (4.05%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.62%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.81%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.81%) JIRA
5 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.40%) Maven
5 1 (0.40%) NUnit
General
1 99 (40.08%) Social Skills
2 69 (27.94%) Finance
3 39 (15.79%) Legal
4 28 (11.34%) Digital Economy
5 26 (10.53%) Advertising
6 25 (10.12%) Games
7 16 (6.48%) Banking
8 15 (6.07%) Manufacturing
9 14 (5.67%) Aviation
10 13 (5.26%) Aerospace
11 12 (4.86%) Telecoms
12 11 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (3.64%) Electronics
14 5 (2.02%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 4 (1.62%) Financial Institution
15 4 (1.62%) French Language
16 3 (1.21%) Organisational Skills
16 3 (1.21%) Retail
17 2 (0.81%) Documentation Skills
17 2 (0.81%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 48 (19.43%) Analyst
2 24 (9.72%) Support Analyst
3 20 (8.10%) Project Engineer
4 19 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
4 19 (7.69%) Developer
5 18 (7.29%) 2nd Line Support
6 17 (6.88%) IT Engineer
6 17 (6.88%) IT Support
7 16 (6.48%) Azure Specialist
7 16 (6.48%) Data Warehouse Specialist
8 14 (5.67%) Support Engineer
9 12 (4.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (4.86%) Infrastructure Support
9 12 (4.86%) IT Support Engineer
9 12 (4.86%) Team Leader
10 11 (4.45%) Quality Manager
11 10 (4.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 10 (4.05%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 10 (4.05%) Service Desk Team Leader
12 9 (3.64%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.53%) .NET
2 10 (4.05%) WPF
3 9 (3.64%) ASP.NET
3 9 (3.64%) COM
4 8 (3.24%) EDI
4 8 (3.24%) HTML
4 8 (3.24%) XML
5 7 (2.83%) .NET Core
5 7 (2.83%) CSS
5 7 (2.83%) EDIFACT
6 6 (2.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (2.43%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (1.62%) ARM Templates
8 3 (1.21%) React
9 2 (0.81%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.81%) Java SE
9 2 (0.81%) Web Services
10 1 (0.40%) JSON
10 1 (0.40%) Middleware
10 1 (0.40%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.31%) Data Centre
2 22 (8.91%) Management Information System
3 16 (6.48%) Reinsurance
4 14 (5.67%) IoT
4 14 (5.67%) Legacy Systems
5 13 (5.26%) Virtual Team
6 12 (4.86%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (4.05%) User Experience
7 10 (4.05%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (2.83%) Life Science
9 6 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.43%) PMI
10 4 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.21%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.21%) Blockchain
11 3 (1.21%) Robotics
12 2 (0.81%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.81%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.81%) e-Learning
13 1 (0.40%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 90 (36.44%) Windows
2 58 (23.48%) Windows 10
3 49 (19.84%) Windows Server
4 17 (6.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (6.48%) Windows Server 2016
5 16 (6.48%) Windows Server 2019
6 11 (4.45%) Mac OS
7 9 (3.64%) VMS
8 7 (2.83%) Android
8 7 (2.83%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (23.89%) ITIL
2 42 (17.00%) Problem-Solving
3 39 (15.79%) Project Management
4 35 (14.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 34 (13.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 33 (13.36%) Agile
6 33 (13.36%) Data Analysis
7 28 (11.34%) Business Intelligence
7 28 (11.34%) Project Delivery
8 25 (10.12%) Coaching
8 25 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (9.72%) Process Improvement
9 24 (9.72%) Service Management
10 23 (9.31%) DevOps
10 23 (9.31%) ERP
11 21 (8.50%) Mentoring
12 20 (8.10%) ETL
12 20 (8.10%) Test Automation
13 19 (7.69%) Data Management
13 19 (7.69%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (23.08%) SQL
2 51 (20.65%) C#
3 34 (13.77%) T-SQL
4 22 (8.91%) PowerShell
5 21 (8.50%) Python
6 18 (7.29%) JavaScript
7 16 (6.48%) Scala
8 9 (3.64%) C++
9 4 (1.62%) C
10 3 (1.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 3 (1.21%) Java
10 3 (1.21%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.40%) Bash
Qualifications
1 58 (23.48%) Degree
2 15 (6.07%) MCP
3 14 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (3.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (2.43%) PMI Certification
7 5 (2.02%) FFIEC
8 3 (1.21%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.81%) MCSA
9 2 (0.81%) MCSE
10 1 (0.40%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.40%) CCA
10 1 (0.40%) CCNA
10 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.40%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.12%) SLA
2 23 (9.31%) GDPR
3 13 (5.26%) Accessibility
3 13 (5.26%) ISO 9001
4 8 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (2.83%) PMO
6 5 (2.02%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (2.02%) NIST
6 5 (2.02%) QA
7 3 (1.21%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.81%) P3O
9 1 (0.40%) COBIT
System Software
1 45 (18.22%) Active Directory
2 26 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (4.05%) vSphere
3 10 (4.05%) XenApp
4 7 (2.83%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.43%) Docker
6 4 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 29 (11.74%) SCCM
2 13 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (4.05%) SCOM
4 6 (2.43%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.40%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.40%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 30 (12.15%) Citrix
1 30 (12.15%) VMware
2 23 (9.31%) Cisco
2 23 (9.31%) Oracle
3 22 (8.91%) Databricks
4 17 (6.88%) NEC
5 16 (6.48%) Informatica
6 10 (4.05%) HP
6 10 (4.05%) NetApp
6 10 (4.05%) SolarWinds
7 9 (3.64%) ANSYS
7 9 (3.64%) Bloomberg
8 8 (3.24%) Mitel
9 7 (2.83%) Ariba
9 7 (2.83%) Avaya
10 6 (2.43%) Adobe
10 6 (2.43%) Dell
11 4 (1.62%) LexisNexis
11 4 (1.62%) MuleSoft
11 4 (1.62%) Salesforce.com