Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 21 17 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 -11 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 132 109 465
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 10.83% 13.33% 19.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.86% 70.78% 65.77%
Number of salaries quoted 73 81 345
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,750 £22,600
25th Percentile £25,000 £36,250 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £34,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -23.33% +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £43,000 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £66,000
South East median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.35% +13.33% -3.85%

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 174 154 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 14.27% 18.83% 29.43%
Number of salaries quoted 106 106 548
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £29,750 £36,250 £31,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% - -
75th Percentile £48,750 £55,000 £56,250
90th Percentile £58,125 £60,625 £68,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +9.20% +2.35%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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
Horsham +8 41 £38,750 -7.74% 4
Crawley +12 30 £38,000 -12.64% 3
Gatwick -4 19 £25,000 -52.38%
Burgess Hill -12 15 £21,540 -58.97% 4
Chichester -8 9 £24,000 -56.36% 2
Worthing -7 8 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Shoreham-by-Sea - 5 £42,000 - 3
Littlehampton - 1 - - 3
Haywards Heath - 1 £47,500 -
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 65 (49.24%) Active Directory
2 58 (43.94%) Windows 10
3 55 (41.67%) Microsoft 365
4 44 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 43 (32.58%) Azure
6 40 (30.30%) Windows Server
7 38 (28.79%) VMware
8 35 (26.52%) SQL
9 34 (25.76%) Finance
10 33 (25.00%) ITIL
10 33 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (25.00%) Social Skills
11 30 (22.73%) .NET
12 27 (20.45%) SQL Server
13 25 (18.94%) C#
13 25 (18.94%) Citrix
14 24 (18.18%) TCP/IP
14 24 (18.18%) Degree
15 22 (16.67%) C++
16 21 (15.91%) Scrum
16 21 (15.91%) DevOps
17 20 (15.15%) Hyper-V
18 19 (14.39%) Software Engineering
19 18 (13.64%) SharePoint
19 18 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
20 17 (12.88%) Docker
20 17 (12.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 17 (12.88%) Windows Server 2016
21 16 (12.12%) Kubernetes
21 16 (12.12%) Microservices

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 18 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
1 18 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.79%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.27%) IIS
4 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.76%) Confluence
5 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 55 (41.67%) Microsoft 365
2 43 (32.58%) Azure
3 10 (7.58%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (3.79%) Google Workspace
4 5 (3.79%) Power Platform
5 4 (3.03%) IaaS
6 3 (2.27%) AWS
6 3 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.52%) iPaaS
7 2 (1.52%) PaaS
7 2 (1.52%) SaaS
8 1 (0.76%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.76%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.76%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 1 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.76%) GitHub
8 1 (0.76%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 8 (6.06%) DNS
2 8 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (5.30%) DHCP
4 6 (4.55%) Broadband
4 6 (4.55%) Wireless
5 5 (3.79%) Firewall
5 5 (3.79%) SAN
6 3 (2.27%) DMZ
7 2 (1.52%) LAN
7 2 (1.52%) MPLS
7 2 (1.52%) WAN
8 1 (0.76%) Internet
8 1 (0.76%) Network Security
8 1 (0.76%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.76%) Skype
8 1 (0.76%) VLAN
8 1 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.03%) Power BI
3 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.76%) Big Data
4 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.76%) MySQL
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.52%) JIRA
1 2 (1.52%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.76%) ReSharper
2 1 (0.76%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (25.76%) Finance
2 33 (25.00%) Social Skills
3 8 (6.06%) Organisational Skills
4 7 (5.30%) Legal
5 5 (3.79%) Aerospace
5 5 (3.79%) Automotive
5 5 (3.79%) Digital Economy
6 4 (3.03%) Electronics
6 4 (3.03%) Presentation Skills
6 4 (3.03%) Wearables
7 3 (2.27%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.52%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.76%) Law
9 1 (0.76%) Marketing
9 1 (0.76%) Retail
9 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (20.45%) Analyst
2 22 (16.67%) IT Support
3 19 (14.39%) Architect
4 16 (12.12%) Developer
5 13 (9.85%) Service Analyst
5 13 (9.85%) Service Desk Analyst
5 13 (9.85%) Support Engineer
6 12 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 11 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 11 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (8.33%) C# Developer
7 11 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (7.58%) IT Engineer
9 9 (6.82%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (6.82%) IT Support Engineer
9 9 (6.82%) Technical Analyst
9 9 (6.82%) Technical Engineer
9 9 (6.82%) Technical Support
9 9 (6.82%) Technical Support Analyst
10 8 (6.06%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (22.73%) .NET
2 16 (12.12%) REST
3 12 (9.09%) CSS
3 12 (9.09%) HTML
3 12 (9.09%) HTML5
4 11 (8.33%) .NET Core
4 11 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 11 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 11 (8.33%) CSS3
4 11 (8.33%) Node.js
4 11 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
4 11 (8.33%) React
5 5 (3.79%) gRPC
6 4 (3.03%) SOAP
6 4 (3.03%) WSDL
6 4 (3.03%) XML
6 4 (3.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.58%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.82%) Smartphone
4 7 (5.30%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.52%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.76%) Legacy Systems
7 1 (0.76%) User Experience
7 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 58 (43.94%) Windows 10
2 40 (30.30%) Windows Server
3 17 (12.88%) Windows Server 2016
4 15 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (8.33%) Linux
6 10 (7.58%) Windows 7
6 10 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (7.58%) Windows Server 2019
7 8 (6.06%) Unix
7 8 (6.06%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.27%) Solaris
9 1 (0.76%) Android
9 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (25.00%) ITIL
2 21 (15.91%) DevOps
2 21 (15.91%) Scrum
3 19 (14.39%) Software Engineering
4 17 (12.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 16 (12.12%) Microservices
6 14 (10.61%) Service Management
7 12 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 12 (9.09%) Time Management
8 11 (8.33%) Computer Science
8 11 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
8 11 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 11 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 10 (7.58%) OO
10 9 (6.82%) Clean Code
10 9 (6.82%) Problem Management
10 9 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (6.82%) TOGAF
11 8 (6.06%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 35 (26.52%) SQL
2 25 (18.94%) C#
3 22 (16.67%) C++
4 16 (12.12%) PowerShell
5 12 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.82%) C
7 5 (3.79%) Java
7 5 (3.79%) Python
8 4 (3.03%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.52%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.52%) VB
9 2 (1.52%) VB6
10 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.76%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 24 (18.18%) Degree
2 12 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (7.58%) CCNA
3 10 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (6.82%) MCSE
5 5 (3.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (2.27%) MCP
7 2 (1.52%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.76%) PhD
8 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.76%) PMP
8 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.61%) SLA
2 5 (3.79%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (3.79%) GDPR
3 3 (2.27%) QA
4 1 (0.76%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.76%) PMO
System Software
1 65 (49.24%) Active Directory
2 20 (15.15%) Hyper-V
3 17 (12.88%) Docker
4 14 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (6.06%) VirtualBox
5 8 (6.06%) XenApp
5 8 (6.06%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.27%) Firmware
7 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (12.12%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.27%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 3 (2.27%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.52%) SCCM
4 1 (0.76%) Ansible
4 1 (0.76%) Terraform
4 1 (0.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 38 (28.79%) VMware
3 25 (18.94%) Citrix
4 8 (6.06%) Cisco
5 7 (5.30%) NetApp
5 7 (5.30%) ServiceNow
6 5 (3.79%) ANSYS
6 5 (3.79%) Bloomberg
6 5 (3.79%) Google
7 4 (3.03%) Oracle
8 3 (2.27%) Splunk
9 1 (0.76%) ConnectWise
9 1 (0.76%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (0.76%) SolarWinds