The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 39 47 29
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 39 10 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.28% 2.19% 6.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.86% 7.52% 21.14%
Number of salaries quoted 26 8 33
Average salary £27,263 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.60% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £31,745 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £54,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +6.66%
Microsoft Certification
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Qualifications Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
187 133 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 25.30% 29.17% 29.36%
Number of salaries quoted 165 111 143
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Sheffield region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Sheffield

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 73 (89.02%) MCSE
2 71 (86.59%) Microsoft
3 65 (79.27%) Windows
4 56 (68.29%) VMware
5 40 (48.78%) Citrix
6 39 (47.56%) VMware Infrastructure
7 32 (39.02%) Active Directory
8 31 (37.80%) MCITP
9 30 (36.59%) MCTS
9 30 (36.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (35.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 29 (35.37%) XenDesktop
11 28 (34.15%) Hyper-V
11 28 (34.15%) MCP
12 27 (32.93%) Citrix Certification
13 26 (31.71%) HP
13 26 (31.71%) Lync
13 26 (31.71%) Mentoring
14 25 (30.49%) CCA
14 25 (30.49%) Change Management
15 24 (29.27%) SAN
16 23 (28.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 21 (25.61%) MS Exchange
18 20 (24.39%) MS Excel
19 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
20 18 (21.95%) vSphere
21 17 (20.73%) Security Cleared
21 17 (20.73%) Cisco
21 17 (20.73%) Exchange Server 2003
22 16 (19.51%) Cisco Certification

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (31.71%) Lync
2 21 (25.61%) MS Exchange
3 17 (20.73%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (9.76%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.22%) IIS
8 1 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 20 (24.39%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.98%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.76%) Office 365
3 3 (3.66%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (29.27%) SAN
2 13 (15.85%) TCP/IP
3 11 (13.41%) WAAS
3 11 (13.41%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (13.41%) Internet
4 10 (12.20%) Firewall
5 7 (8.54%) Unified Communications
5 7 (8.54%) NetScaler
6 6 (7.32%) DNS
7 4 (4.88%) NAS
7 4 (4.88%) DHCP
8 3 (3.66%) PBX
8 3 (3.66%) Wireless
8 3 (3.66%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.44%) VPN
10 1 (1.22%) WAN
10 1 (1.22%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
2 15 (18.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 15 (18.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle9i Database
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MSI
1 1 (1.22%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.22%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (3.66%) Finance
2 2 (2.44%) Legal
2 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (30.49%) Support Engineer
2 24 (29.27%) Windows Support Engineer
3 20 (24.39%) Consultant
4 18 (21.95%) Architect
5 17 (20.73%) Server Support
5 17 (20.73%) Server Engineer
5 17 (20.73%) Server Support Engineer
5 17 (20.73%) Windows Server Engineer
6 14 (17.07%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (13.41%) Infrastructure Manager
7 11 (13.41%) Storage Architect
7 11 (13.41%) Virtualisation Architect
7 11 (13.41%) Storage Solutions Architect
8 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Consultant
9 9 (10.98%) IT Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (6.10%) Senior Consultant
11 4 (4.88%) Developer
11 4 (4.88%) C# Developer
11 4 (4.88%) Senior Architect
12 3 (3.66%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.20%) Web Services
2 7 (8.54%) Application Packaging
3 4 (4.88%) WCF
3 4 (4.88%) WPF
3 4 (4.88%) WinForms
3 4 (4.88%) .NET
3 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.88%) Silverlight
3 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.22%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.63%) CLARiiON
1 12 (14.63%) Celerra
2 2 (2.44%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.22%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.22%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.22%) IVR
3 1 (1.22%) PDA
3 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 65 (79.27%) Windows
2 30 (36.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 29 (35.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (18.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (8.54%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.10%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.71%) Mentoring
2 25 (30.49%) Change Management
3 10 (12.20%) Capacity Management
4 9 (10.98%) Change Control
4 9 (10.98%) Business Continuity
4 9 (10.98%) Problem Management
5 8 (9.76%) ITIL
6 4 (4.88%) Scrum
6 4 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.66%) Project Management
8 2 (2.44%) Service Management
8 2 (2.44%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.44%) Migration
8 2 (2.44%) Document Management
8 2 (2.44%) Time Management
8 2 (2.44%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (2.44%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (1.22%) Software Licensing
9 1 (1.22%) ITIL V3
9 1 (1.22%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.88%) C#
2 1 (1.22%) SQL
2 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.22%) VBScript
2 1 (1.22%) VB
2 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 73 (89.02%) MCSE
2 31 (37.80%) MCITP
3 30 (36.59%) MCTS
4 28 (34.15%) MCP
5 27 (32.93%) Citrix Certification
6 25 (30.49%) CCA
7 23 (28.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (20.73%) Security Cleared
9 16 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (19.51%) CCEE
10 13 (15.85%) CCIA
10 13 (15.85%) VCAP
10 13 (15.85%) CCNA
11 12 (14.63%) MCSA
11 12 (14.63%) NCDA
11 12 (14.63%) NCIE
12 11 (13.41%) VTSP
12 11 (13.41%) CCEA
13 6 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (7.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.85%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (47.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (39.02%) Active Directory
3 29 (35.37%) XenDesktop
4 28 (34.15%) Hyper-V
5 18 (21.95%) vSphere
6 11 (13.41%) vCloud
7 9 (10.98%) XenApp
8 7 (8.54%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.22%) XenServer
9 1 (1.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (14.63%) SCOM
2 7 (8.54%) SCCM
3 4 (4.88%) XenMobile
3 4 (4.88%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.44%) SCDPM
4 2 (2.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.22%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 71 (86.59%) Microsoft
2 56 (68.29%) VMware
3 40 (48.78%) Citrix
4 26 (31.71%) HP
5 17 (20.73%) Cisco
6 15 (18.29%) IBM
7 13 (15.85%) NetApp
7 13 (15.85%) EMC
8 11 (13.41%) 3PAR
9 10 (12.20%) Riverbed
10 4 (4.88%) Oracle
10 4 (4.88%) AppSense
11 1 (1.22%) Apple
11 1 (1.22%) Symantec
11 1 (1.22%) Dell
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