Period
to 21 September 2017

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 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 9 4
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 331 454 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 16.07% 18.03% 24.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.97% 65.99% 66.77%
Number of salaries quoted 326 440 562
West Sussex median annual salary £39,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.88% +2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £23,125 £21,975 £23,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £53,750 £58,000
South East median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% 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 581 688 924
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 28.20% 27.32% 36.07%
Number of salaries quoted 523 655 821
West Sussex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,250 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,250 £59,250
South East median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% +1.27%

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 21 September 2017.

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 21 September 2017. 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 -7 109 £39,500 -12.22% 1
Horsham -16 52 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Burgess Hill +22 47 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Gatwick -15 16 £45,000 -5.26%
East Grinstead +15 13 £44,250 +47.50%
Haywards Heath -9 10 £40,000 -
Worthing -41 8 £25,500 -12.07% 1
Chichester -14 7 £35,000 +37.25% 2
Lancing - 6 £24,250 -
Shoreham-by-Sea +3 3 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Billingshurst - 3 £26,000 -
Bognor Regis - 2 £37,750 -
Steyning - 1 £21,500 -
Littlehampton - 1 £20,500 -
Petworth - 1 £23,000 -
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 2017, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Windows.

1 120 (36.25%) Windows Server
2 117 (35.35%) Microsoft
3 93 (28.10%) Active Directory
4 88 (26.59%) SQL
5 85 (25.68%) VMware
6 66 (19.94%) Office 365
7 62 (18.73%) ITIL
8 61 (18.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 60 (18.13%) Linux
9 60 (18.13%) MS Exchange
10 57 (17.22%) SharePoint
10 57 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
11 52 (15.71%) Windows Server 2012
12 51 (15.41%) Cisco
13 49 (14.80%) .NET
13 49 (14.80%) C#
13 49 (14.80%) C++
13 49 (14.80%) Software Engineering
14 48 (14.50%) Firewall
15 47 (14.20%) SQL Server
16 46 (13.90%) Citrix
17 43 (12.99%) Microsoft Office
18 40 (12.08%) Windows Server 2008
19 39 (11.78%) Degree
20 38 (11.48%) SCCM
21 37 (11.18%) ASP.NET
21 37 (11.18%) Hyper-V
22 36 (10.88%) DNS
22 36 (10.88%) Driving Licence
22 36 (10.88%) Windows 10

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 60 (18.13%) MS Exchange
2 57 (17.22%) SharePoint
3 20 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (3.93%) IIS
5 7 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (2.11%) Skype for Business
6 6 (1.81%) EPiServer
7 4 (1.21%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.30%) JBoss
9 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.30%) WildFly
Applications
1 43 (12.99%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (8.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.60%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 66 (19.94%) Office 365
2 34 (10.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (3.32%) SaaS
5 10 (3.02%) IaaS
6 6 (1.81%) Amazon ELB
6 6 (1.81%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.81%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (1.81%) PaaS
7 4 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.60%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.30%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.30%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (14.50%) Firewall
2 36 (10.88%) DNS
3 31 (9.37%) DHCP
4 20 (6.04%) WAN
5 19 (5.74%) LAN
6 17 (5.14%) TCP/IP
7 13 (3.93%) SAN
8 11 (3.32%) VPN
9 9 (2.72%) MPLS
10 8 (2.42%) Network Security
10 8 (2.42%) Remote Desktop
11 7 (2.11%) Skype
12 6 (1.81%) IP Telephony
12 6 (1.81%) NAS
12 6 (1.81%) VLAN
13 5 (1.51%) SSL
14 4 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (1.21%) iSCSI
14 4 (1.21%) VoIP
14 4 (1.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (14.20%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.93%) DB2
3 8 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.81%) MySQL
5 5 (1.51%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.30%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.30%) GIS
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (6.65%) Visual Studio
2 10 (3.02%) HP UFT
3 6 (1.81%) NUnit
3 6 (1.81%) Vagrant
4 5 (1.51%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.91%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.91%) Selenium
6 2 (0.60%) MSI
6 2 (0.60%) MSTest
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.30%) FxCop
7 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.30%) Gradle
7 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.30%) JIRA
7 1 (0.30%) StyleCop
7 1 (0.30%) Subversion
7 1 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (4.23%) Finance
2 12 (3.63%) French Language
2 12 (3.63%) German Language
3 8 (2.42%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.11%) Electronics
4 7 (2.11%) Retail
5 6 (1.81%) Banking
6 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.60%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.60%) Legal
7 2 (0.60%) Marketing
8 1 (0.30%) Automotive
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) Games
8 1 (0.30%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 67 (20.24%) Analyst
2 49 (14.80%) Support Analyst
3 47 (14.20%) Applications Support
4 43 (12.99%) Software Engineer
5 38 (11.48%) Support Engineer
6 37 (11.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 33 (9.97%) IT Support
8 31 (9.37%) 2nd Line Support
9 30 (9.06%) Support Specialist
10 29 (8.76%) Developer
11 28 (8.46%) Applications Specialist
12 26 (7.85%) Senior Software Engineer
13 21 (6.34%) 3rd Line Support
13 21 (6.34%) Applications Support Specialist
14 18 (5.44%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 18 (5.44%) C++ Software Engineer
15 17 (5.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 16 (4.83%) IT Engineer
17 15 (4.53%) C# Developer
17 15 (4.53%) CRM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (14.80%) .NET
2 37 (11.18%) ASP.NET
3 26 (7.85%) MFC
4 25 (7.55%) STL
5 16 (4.83%) J2EE
6 15 (4.53%) Web Services
7 14 (4.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 12 (3.63%) XML
9 10 (3.02%) .NET Framework
10 9 (2.72%) HTML
11 8 (2.42%) CSS
12 7 (2.11%) WPF
13 6 (1.81%) Software Packaging
14 5 (1.51%) AngularJS
14 5 (1.51%) HTML5
14 5 (1.51%) React
14 5 (1.51%) REST
15 4 (1.21%) ASP.NET Web API
15 4 (1.21%) Entity Framework
15 4 (1.21%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.88%) Driving Licence
2 24 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.65%) Computer Science
4 18 (5.44%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (4.83%) Client/Server
6 14 (4.23%) Enterprise Storage
7 11 (3.32%) Data Centre
7 11 (3.32%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.72%) Clustering
9 8 (2.42%) User Experience
10 7 (2.11%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.21%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.91%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.60%) Fat Client
13 2 (0.60%) PKI
13 2 (0.60%) Replication
13 2 (0.60%) Social Network
13 2 (0.60%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 120 (36.25%) Windows Server
2 60 (18.13%) Linux
3 52 (15.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (12.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (10.88%) Windows 10
6 34 (10.27%) Windows 7
7 31 (9.37%) Unix
8 14 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (3.93%) zOS
10 12 (3.63%) Android
11 9 (2.72%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.21%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.91%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (18.73%) ITIL
2 57 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (14.80%) Software Engineering
4 34 (10.27%) CRM
5 29 (8.76%) TDD
6 28 (8.46%) Change Control
7 26 (7.85%) Document Management
8 21 (6.34%) UML
9 18 (5.44%) Test Automation
10 16 (4.83%) Mathematics
11 15 (4.53%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (4.23%) Multithreading
12 14 (4.23%) Project Management
13 12 (3.63%) ITIL V3
14 11 (3.32%) Multithreaded Programming
14 11 (3.32%) MVC
14 11 (3.32%) SOA
15 10 (3.02%) Manual Testing
15 10 (3.02%) Service Management
15 10 (3.02%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 88 (26.59%) SQL
2 49 (14.80%) C#
2 49 (14.80%) C++
3 31 (9.37%) PowerShell
4 27 (8.16%) Java
5 19 (5.74%) C
6 17 (5.14%) VBScript
7 16 (4.83%) Python
8 13 (3.93%) Perl
9 10 (3.02%) JavaScript
10 8 (2.42%) Embedded C
10 8 (2.42%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.81%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.51%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.51%) VB
13 2 (0.60%) Fortran
14 1 (0.30%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.30%) PHP
14 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.30%) VC++
Qualifications
1 39 (11.78%) Degree
2 31 (9.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (6.95%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (6.04%) MCSA
5 18 (5.44%) MCSE
6 15 (4.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (3.32%) MCITP
8 10 (3.02%) MCP
9 9 (2.72%) Numerate Degree
10 7 (2.11%) HNC
10 7 (2.11%) HND
10 7 (2.11%) MCTS
11 6 (1.81%) A+ Certification
11 6 (1.81%) CCENT
11 6 (1.81%) CCNA
11 6 (1.81%) Network+ Certification
12 4 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.91%) CCNP
13 3 (0.91%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.65%) SLA
2 11 (3.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.81%) BS25999
3 6 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 5 (1.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 93 (28.10%) Active Directory
2 61 (18.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (11.18%) Hyper-V
4 24 (7.25%) vSphere
5 16 (4.83%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (3.02%) XenApp
7 9 (2.72%) Firmware
8 6 (1.81%) Docker
8 6 (1.81%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.91%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.91%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.60%) UAG
11 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.30%) Squid
11 1 (0.30%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 38 (11.48%) SCCM
2 13 (3.93%) Tivoli
2 13 (3.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 8 (2.42%) Backup Exec
4 7 (2.11%) vCenter Server
5 6 (1.81%) Puppet
5 6 (1.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (1.51%) WSUS
7 1 (0.30%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.30%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.30%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 117 (35.35%) Microsoft
2 85 (25.68%) VMware
3 51 (15.41%) Cisco
4 46 (13.90%) Citrix
5 24 (7.25%) HP
6 23 (6.95%) Oracle
7 22 (6.65%) Dell
7 22 (6.65%) NetApp
8 16 (4.83%) Avaya
9 15 (4.53%) EqualLogic
9 15 (4.53%) IBM
10 12 (3.63%) Juniper
11 8 (2.42%) SAP
12 5 (1.51%) McAfee
13 4 (1.21%) Apple
13 4 (1.21%) AppSense
13 4 (1.21%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.21%) Polycom
14 3 (0.91%) Aruba
14 3 (0.91%) SonicWALL