Period
to 14 May 2021

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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 15 7 10
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 190 333 387
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 15.61% 20.45% 16.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.31% 83.88% 67.30%
Number of salaries quoted 125 269 324
10th Percentile £26,200 £31,250 £22,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £51,250 £55,000 £56,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £80,875
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% -

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 249 397 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 20.46% 24.39% 24.87%
Number of salaries quoted 177 323 496
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £24,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
75th Percentile £51,250 £55,000 £56,600
90th Percentile £62,050 £63,750 £81,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in West Sussex

Windows
Salary Trend in West Sussex

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows in West Sussex.

Salary trend for Windows in West Sussex

Windows
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in West Sussex over the 6 months to 14 May 2021.

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 14 May 2021. 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 +10 87 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Horsham -11 40 £35,000 -26.32% 1
Burgess Hill +4 33 £28,500 -36.67% 1
Worthing -12 13 £40,000 -13.28%
Gatwick -8 5 - - 1
Chichester -20 4 £22,000 -45.00% 2
Haywards Heath -16 1 £25,500 -40.00% 1
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 £42,000 - 2
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 14 May 2021, 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 64 (33.68%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (32.63%) Windows 10
3 56 (29.47%) Scrum
3 56 (29.47%) Microsoft
4 55 (28.95%) HTML
4 55 (28.95%) JavaScript
4 55 (28.95%) CSS
5 51 (26.84%) Social Skills
6 47 (24.74%) .NET
7 45 (23.68%) User Experience
8 44 (23.16%) Microsoft 365
9 43 (22.63%) Java
10 39 (20.53%) C#
10 39 (20.53%) SQL
10 39 (20.53%) ITIL
11 37 (19.47%) SQL Server
11 37 (19.47%) Active Directory
11 37 (19.47%) HTML5
12 36 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
12 36 (18.95%) Analytical Thinking
13 35 (18.42%) C++
14 33 (17.37%) Citrix
14 33 (17.37%) VMware
15 32 (16.84%) Software Engineering
15 32 (16.84%) Windows Server
16 31 (16.32%) Azure
16 31 (16.32%) SLA
17 30 (15.79%) GDPR
18 29 (15.26%) Digital Economy
19 28 (14.74%) Finance

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 15 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.21%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.05%) Confluence
4 2 (1.05%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (5.79%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 44 (23.16%) Microsoft 365
2 31 (16.32%) Azure
3 3 (1.58%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.53%) AWS
4 1 (0.53%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.53%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.16%) TCP/IP
2 10 (5.26%) Internet
3 8 (4.21%) Wireless
4 7 (3.68%) SAN
5 6 (3.16%) WAN
6 5 (2.63%) DHCP
6 5 (2.63%) DNS
6 5 (2.63%) LAN
6 5 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (2.11%) Broadband
7 4 (2.11%) Firewall
8 2 (1.05%) Skype
9 1 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.53%) Link 16
9 1 (0.53%) MPLS
9 1 (0.53%) NAS
9 1 (0.53%) PBX
9 1 (0.53%) Tactical Data Link
9 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (19.47%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.53%) Power BI
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.16%) Git (software)
1 6 (3.16%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.05%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.05%) JIRA
4 1 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
General
1 51 (26.84%) Social Skills
2 36 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (15.26%) Digital Economy
4 28 (14.74%) Finance
5 21 (11.05%) Legal
6 9 (4.74%) Games
7 5 (2.63%) Presentation Skills
8 4 (2.11%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.11%) Wearables
9 3 (1.58%) Advertising
10 2 (1.05%) Banking
10 2 (1.05%) Electronics
10 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.05%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.53%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 72 (37.89%) Developer
2 31 (16.32%) Analyst
3 21 (11.05%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 21 (11.05%) Team Leader
4 19 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 18 (9.47%) .NET Developer
5 18 (9.47%) IT Support
6 17 (8.95%) Support Engineer
7 16 (8.42%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (8.42%) Service Analyst
7 16 (8.42%) Service Desk Analyst
8 15 (7.89%) Software Developer
9 12 (6.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (5.79%) C++ Developer
11 9 (4.74%) 2nd Line Support
11 9 (4.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 9 (4.74%) IT Engineer
12 8 (4.21%) Analyst Programmer
12 8 (4.21%) Programmer
12 8 (4.21%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (28.95%) CSS
1 55 (28.95%) HTML
2 47 (24.74%) .NET
3 37 (19.47%) HTML5
4 18 (9.47%) .NET Core
4 18 (9.47%) .NET Framework
5 16 (8.42%) AngularJS
5 16 (8.42%) CSS3
5 16 (8.42%) Node.js
5 16 (8.42%) RabbitMQ
5 16 (8.42%) React
5 16 (8.42%) REST
6 7 (3.68%) DirectX
6 7 (3.68%) MFC
6 7 (3.68%) OpenGL
6 7 (3.68%) Qt
6 7 (3.68%) WPF
7 5 (2.63%) JSON
8 4 (2.11%) Ajax
8 4 (2.11%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (23.68%) User Experience
2 22 (11.58%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (5.79%) Driving Licence
4 8 (4.21%) Algorithms
5 7 (3.68%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.63%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.11%) Replication
8 2 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.05%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.53%) Clustering
9 1 (0.53%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 62 (32.63%) Windows 10
2 32 (16.84%) Windows Server
3 26 (13.68%) Linux
4 11 (5.79%) Unix
5 8 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.68%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (1.58%) VMS
7 3 (1.58%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (1.05%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (33.68%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (29.47%) Scrum
3 39 (20.53%) ITIL
4 36 (18.95%) Analytical Thinking
5 32 (16.84%) Software Engineering
6 25 (13.16%) Service Management
6 25 (13.16%) Unit Testing
7 24 (12.63%) Time Management
8 23 (12.11%) Line Management
9 22 (11.58%) Test Automation
10 21 (11.05%) Document Management
10 21 (11.05%) Escalation Management
11 20 (10.53%) DevOps
12 19 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (8.95%) Coaching
13 17 (8.95%) Decision-Making
14 16 (8.42%) Domain-Driven Design
14 16 (8.42%) Microservices
15 15 (7.89%) Computer Science
15 15 (7.89%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (28.95%) JavaScript
2 43 (22.63%) Java
3 39 (20.53%) C#
3 39 (20.53%) SQL
4 35 (18.42%) C++
5 18 (9.47%) PowerShell
6 10 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 10 (5.26%) VB
6 10 (5.26%) VB6
7 5 (2.63%) Python
8 4 (2.11%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.05%) C
9 2 (1.05%) Embedded C
9 2 (1.05%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (14.21%) Degree
2 21 (11.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 8 (4.21%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.21%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.05%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.05%) MCP
5 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.05%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.53%) CISM
6 1 (0.53%) CISSP
6 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.53%) MCSA
6 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (16.32%) SLA
2 30 (15.79%) GDPR
3 8 (4.21%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) NIST
4 1 (0.53%) PMO
System Software
1 37 (19.47%) Active Directory
2 16 (8.42%) Docker
3 12 (6.32%) Hyper-V
3 12 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.11%) vSphere
5 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.53%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.53%) XenApp
5 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (8.42%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.11%) Terraform
3 3 (1.58%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (1.05%) SCCM
5 1 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 56 (29.47%) Microsoft
2 33 (17.37%) Citrix
2 33 (17.37%) VMware
3 13 (6.84%) Oracle
4 8 (4.21%) ANSYS
4 8 (4.21%) Bloomberg
4 8 (4.21%) Cisco
5 6 (3.16%) SolarWinds
6 4 (2.11%) NetApp
7 3 (1.58%) HP
8 1 (0.53%) Avaya
8 1 (0.53%) ConnectWise
8 1 (0.53%) Dell
8 1 (0.53%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (0.53%) Mitel
8 1 (0.53%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.53%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.53%) Veeam