Period
to 27 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 12 8
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 526 328 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 24.91% 13.14% 19.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 79.94% 58.57% 63.58%
Number of salaries quoted 398 282 361
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,525 £21,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £52,500
South East median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 658 560 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 31.16% 22.44% 29.90%
Number of salaries quoted 488 459 532
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £57,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% -4.71%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in West Sussex

Windows
Salary Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in West Sussex.

Salary trend for Windows in West Sussex

Windows
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in West Sussex over the 6 months to 27 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows in West Sussex

Windows
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 Windows within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 27 January 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
Crawley +4 147 £45,000 +5.88% 15
Horsham +41 127 £40,000 +23.08% 16
Gatwick +4 74 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Worthing +2 47 £58,000 +10.48% 10
Chichester +10 31 £40,000 +14.29% 7
Burgess Hill +12 20 £45,000 +117.96% 11
Haywards Heath +1 18 £42,500 +84.78% 5
East Grinstead -6 8 £26,500 -33.75% 2
Shoreham-by-Sea +4 3 £31,000 -7.46%
Bognor Regis -1 3 £42,500 +17.24%
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, IT jobs citing Windows 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 Windows.

1 256 (48.67%) Active Directory
2 225 (42.78%) Microsoft
3 137 (26.05%) Office 365
4 135 (25.67%) Finance
5 133 (25.29%) SQL
6 127 (24.14%) Windows Server
7 120 (22.81%) ITIL
8 113 (21.48%) Azure
8 113 (21.48%) Windows 10
9 111 (21.10%) Degree
10 103 (19.58%) Agile Software Development
11 101 (19.20%) PowerShell
12 99 (18.82%) VMware
13 94 (17.87%) SQL Server
14 86 (16.35%) Problem-Solving
15 85 (16.16%) Microsoft Certification
16 81 (15.40%) Management Information System
17 78 (14.83%) .NET
18 75 (14.26%) Firewall
19 73 (13.88%) Information Security
19 73 (13.88%) Unix
20 72 (13.69%) Citrix
21 68 (12.93%) DNS
21 68 (12.93%) Software Engineering
22 65 (12.36%) C#
23 64 (12.17%) Microsoft Office
24 63 (11.98%) Linux
24 63 (11.98%) ServiceNow
25 62 (11.79%) C++
26 59 (11.22%) DHCP

Windows
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 56 (10.65%) MS Exchange
2 50 (9.51%) SharePoint
3 33 (6.27%) IIS
4 15 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.76%) CMS
7 3 (0.57%) Confluence
8 2 (0.38%) Apache
8 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 64 (12.17%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.76%) Adobe Captivate
2 4 (0.76%) Camtasia
3 2 (0.38%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.38%) Steinberg Cubase
4 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) assyst
1 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 137 (26.05%) Office 365
2 113 (21.48%) Azure
3 38 (7.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 24 (4.56%) AWS
5 15 (2.85%) SaaS
6 11 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (1.90%) Serverless
8 6 (1.14%) Azure Functions
9 4 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.76%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (0.76%) Data Lake Analytics
9 4 (0.76%) GitHub
10 3 (0.57%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.57%) Power Platform
11 2 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.38%) IaaS
11 2 (0.38%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (14.26%) Firewall
2 68 (12.93%) DNS
3 59 (11.22%) DHCP
4 45 (8.56%) WAN
5 43 (8.17%) TCP/IP
6 37 (7.03%) LAN
7 19 (3.61%) SAN
8 17 (3.23%) VPN
9 15 (2.85%) VLAN
10 13 (2.47%) DMZ
11 12 (2.28%) VoIP
12 8 (1.52%) IP Telephony
13 6 (1.14%) NAS
13 6 (1.14%) Wireless
14 4 (0.76%) Internet
15 3 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
15 3 (0.57%) SSL
16 2 (0.38%) Extranet
16 2 (0.38%) NetScaler
16 2 (0.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (17.87%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.08%) Relational Database
3 29 (5.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (3.80%) SQL Server 2017
6 6 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (0.76%) Data Lake
8 3 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.57%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.57%) Power BI
8 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.19%) DB2
10 1 (0.19%) MySQL
10 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (3.23%) Visual Studio
2 14 (2.66%) AdminStudio
2 14 (2.66%) InstallShield
3 13 (2.47%) MSI
4 11 (2.09%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.09%) Rational DOORS
4 11 (2.09%) Rational Rhapsody
5 10 (1.90%) Jenkins
6 9 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.14%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.95%) AutoIt
8 5 (0.95%) GCC
8 5 (0.95%) JIRA
8 5 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.38%) Xcode
10 1 (0.19%) MSTest
10 1 (0.19%) NUnit
10 1 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.19%) Subversion
10 1 (0.19%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 135 (25.67%) Finance
2 19 (3.61%) Marketing
3 12 (2.28%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.09%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.71%) Back Office
5 9 (1.71%) Online Betting
6 5 (0.95%) Electronics
6 5 (0.95%) Law
7 4 (0.76%) Advertising
7 4 (0.76%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.76%) Legal
7 4 (0.76%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.38%) French Language
8 2 (0.38%) German Language
8 2 (0.38%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.38%) Local Government
8 2 (0.38%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 118 (22.43%) Analyst
2 67 (12.74%) Developer
2 67 (12.74%) Support Engineer
3 55 (10.46%) Support Analyst
4 54 (10.27%) Software Engineer
5 51 (9.70%) IT Support
6 47 (8.94%) Architect
7 45 (8.56%) IT Analyst
8 36 (6.84%) Service Analyst
8 36 (6.84%) Service Desk Analyst
9 34 (6.46%) IT Support Analyst
9 34 (6.46%) Software Developer
10 32 (6.08%) 2nd Line Support
10 32 (6.08%) Desktop Engineer
10 32 (6.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 31 (5.89%) C# Developer
12 28 (5.32%) Desktop Support
12 28 (5.32%) IT Engineer
13 27 (5.13%) Senior Software Engineer
13 27 (5.13%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (14.83%) .NET
2 54 (10.27%) .NET Framework
3 36 (6.84%) WCF
4 26 (4.94%) HTML
5 19 (3.61%) Qt
6 15 (2.85%) JSON
7 14 (2.66%) ASP.NET
7 14 (2.66%) HTML5
8 12 (2.28%) CSS
8 12 (2.28%) XML
9 11 (2.09%) MFC
10 9 (1.71%) jQuery
10 9 (1.71%) Middleware
11 8 (1.52%) YAML
12 7 (1.33%) WPF
13 6 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (1.14%) LDAP
14 5 (0.95%) Apache NiFi
14 5 (0.95%) Flash
14 5 (0.95%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 81 (15.40%) Management Information System
2 51 (9.70%) Data Centre
3 49 (9.32%) Greenfield Project
4 35 (6.65%) Clustering
4 35 (6.65%) Self-Motivation
5 30 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (3.80%) Blackberry
7 19 (3.61%) Algorithms
8 15 (2.85%) Robotics
9 14 (2.66%) Embedded Systems
10 11 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.90%) Replication
12 5 (0.95%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.95%) Social Network
13 4 (0.76%) Driving Licence
13 4 (0.76%) e-Learning
13 4 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (0.76%) Marketing Technology
13 4 (0.76%) User Experience
13 4 (0.76%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 127 (24.14%) Windows Server
2 113 (21.48%) Windows 10
3 73 (13.88%) Unix
4 63 (11.98%) Linux
5 54 (10.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 49 (9.32%) Windows 7
7 25 (4.75%) Solaris
8 23 (4.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (1.52%) Mac OS
10 6 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.95%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.95%) Windows Phone 8
12 4 (0.76%) VMS
13 3 (0.57%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.57%) zOS
14 2 (0.38%) Debian
14 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.19%) Android
15 1 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (22.81%) ITIL
2 103 (19.58%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (16.35%) Problem-Solving
4 73 (13.88%) Information Security
5 68 (12.93%) Software Engineering
6 58 (11.03%) Mentoring
7 54 (10.27%) Configuration Management
8 51 (9.70%) Scrum
9 45 (8.56%) Test Automation
9 45 (8.56%) Unit Testing
10 41 (7.79%) UML
11 39 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 38 (7.22%) SOA
13 36 (6.84%) IT Strategy
14 33 (6.27%) MVVM
15 30 (5.70%) Computer Vision
15 30 (5.70%) Project Delivery
15 30 (5.70%) Server Virtualisation
15 30 (5.70%) TOGAF
16 29 (5.51%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 133 (25.29%) SQL
2 101 (19.20%) PowerShell
3 65 (12.36%) C#
4 62 (11.79%) C++
5 54 (10.27%) C
6 14 (2.66%) JavaScript
7 12 (2.28%) VBScript
8 10 (1.90%) T-SQL
8 10 (1.90%) VB.NET
9 8 (1.52%) Java
9 8 (1.52%) Python
10 7 (1.33%) PL/SQL
10 7 (1.33%) VB
10 7 (1.33%) VB6
11 4 (0.76%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.38%) Groovy
12 2 (0.38%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.38%) PHP
12 2 (0.38%) VBA
13 1 (0.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 111 (21.10%) Degree
2 85 (16.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (8.75%) MCP
4 33 (6.27%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (6.08%) CCNA
6 24 (4.56%) MCSE
7 13 (2.47%) A+ Certification
8 11 (2.09%) MCSA
9 9 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.95%) HND
12 3 (0.57%) CCNP
13 2 (0.38%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.38%) Security Cleared
14 1 (0.19%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.19%) CRISC
14 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
14 1 (0.19%) MCITP
14 1 (0.19%) VCAP
14 1 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (10.08%) SLA
2 30 (5.70%) DICOM
3 16 (3.04%) GDPR
4 13 (2.47%) PCI DSS
4 13 (2.47%) QA
5 11 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 15288
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.19%) NIST
System Software
1 256 (48.67%) Active Directory
2 57 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (8.17%) Firmware
4 42 (7.98%) Hyper-V
5 23 (4.37%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (2.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 15 (2.85%) XenDesktop
8 9 (1.71%) vSphere
9 8 (1.52%) Docker
9 8 (1.52%) Virtual Desktop
10 7 (1.33%) BitLocker
11 6 (1.14%) XenApp
12 3 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 40 (7.60%) SCCM
2 31 (5.89%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (2.47%) Single Sign-On
4 12 (2.28%) Ansible
5 11 (2.09%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (1.90%) WSUS
7 9 (1.71%) vRealize
8 4 (0.76%) Sysprep
8 4 (0.76%) Terraform
9 2 (0.38%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.19%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 225 (42.78%) Microsoft
2 99 (18.82%) VMware
3 72 (13.69%) Citrix
4 63 (11.98%) ServiceNow
5 39 (7.41%) HP
6 30 (5.70%) IBM
7 23 (4.37%) Splunk
8 21 (3.99%) Cisco
9 20 (3.80%) Oracle
10 19 (3.61%) MobileIron
11 10 (1.90%) Adobe
11 10 (1.90%) Dell
12 9 (1.71%) Ivanti
12 9 (1.71%) NetApp
13 8 (1.52%) Sophos
14 7 (1.33%) 3PAR
14 7 (1.33%) Apple
14 7 (1.33%) Veeam
15 6 (1.14%) LogicMonitor
16 5 (0.95%) Moogsoft