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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 53 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 27 16 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.49% 2.81% 3.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.44% 10.06% 13.47%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 25
Average salary £30,000 £43,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,150 £22,260
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
187 159 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 24.16% 27.94% 27.81%
Number of salaries quoted 161 118 183
Average salary £40,500 £38,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,150 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 December 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 60 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 50 (75.76%) Windows
3 45 (68.18%) MCSE
4 42 (63.64%) VMware
5 31 (46.97%) VMware Infrastructure
6 29 (43.94%) Citrix
7 24 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (36.36%) Hyper-V
7 24 (36.36%) Active Directory
8 23 (34.85%) MCITP
9 22 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 22 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 22 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 21 (31.82%) SQL Server 2005
11 20 (30.30%) vSphere
12 19 (28.79%) XenDesktop
12 19 (28.79%) MS Excel
12 19 (28.79%) MCTS
13 18 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
13 18 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 17 (25.76%) CCA
14 17 (25.76%) Citrix Certification
15 16 (24.24%) MCP
15 16 (24.24%) Change Management
15 16 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2010
16 15 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
16 15 (22.73%) HP
16 15 (22.73%) EMC
16 15 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2003
17 14 (21.21%) MCSA

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 18 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 16 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (19.70%) SharePoint
6 10 (15.15%) Lync
7 7 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.52%) IIS
8 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (28.79%) MS Excel
2 11 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) MS Project
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.52%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.52%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (6.06%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.52%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.21%) Office 365
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.21%) SAN
2 12 (18.18%) WAAS
2 12 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (13.64%) Firewall
3 9 (13.64%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.58%) NetScaler
5 4 (6.06%) Internet
6 3 (4.55%) LAN
6 3 (4.55%) WAN
6 3 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (4.55%) DNS
6 3 (4.55%) NAS
7 2 (3.03%) Wireless
7 2 (3.03%) DHCP
7 2 (3.03%) VPN
8 1 (1.52%) PBX
8 1 (1.52%) IPsec
8 1 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.52%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.52%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 22 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 21 (31.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (13.64%) Oracle Database
3 9 (13.64%) Oracle9i Database
3 9 (13.64%) Oracle Database 10g
3 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (4.55%) Finance
1 3 (4.55%) Legal
1 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
1 3 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (25.76%) Architect
2 16 (24.24%) Support Engineer
3 14 (21.21%) Server Engineer
3 14 (21.21%) Windows Server Engineer
4 13 (19.70%) Server Support
5 12 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (18.18%) Virtualisation Architect
5 12 (18.18%) Storage Architect
5 12 (18.18%) Storage Solutions Architect
6 11 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
6 11 (16.67%) Consultant
6 11 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
7 9 (13.64%) C# Developer
7 9 (13.64%) C# Software Developer
7 9 (13.64%) Software Developer
7 9 (13.64%) Developer
8 6 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Consultant
8 6 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (7.58%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.64%) .NET
1 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET
1 9 (13.64%) WinForms
1 9 (13.64%) WCF
1 9 (13.64%) WPF
1 9 (13.64%) Silverlight
1 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 7 (10.61%) Web Services
3 6 (9.09%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) CLARiiON
1 12 (18.18%) Celerra
2 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.52%) PDA
3 1 (1.52%) CCTV
3 1 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 50 (75.76%) Windows
2 24 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (21.21%) Windows 7
5 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (12.12%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.55%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) Change Management
2 12 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 10 (15.15%) ITIL
4 9 (13.64%) Scrum
4 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.58%) Project Management
5 5 (7.58%) Service Management
5 5 (7.58%) CRM
5 5 (7.58%) Change Control
6 4 (6.06%) Capacity Management
6 4 (6.06%) Business Continuity
6 4 (6.06%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.55%) ERP
7 3 (4.55%) PRINCE
7 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (4.55%) MVC
7 3 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (3.03%) Performance Management
8 2 (3.03%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.64%) C#
2 8 (12.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (68.18%) MCSE
2 23 (34.85%) MCITP
3 19 (28.79%) MCTS
4 18 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 17 (25.76%) CCA
5 17 (25.76%) Citrix Certification
6 16 (24.24%) MCP
7 14 (21.21%) MCSA
8 12 (18.18%) CCEA
8 12 (18.18%) NCDA
8 12 (18.18%) NCIE
8 12 (18.18%) VCAP
8 12 (18.18%) VTSP
8 12 (18.18%) CCIA
9 11 (16.67%) Degree
9 11 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 5 (7.58%) CCEE
10 5 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (7.58%) CCNA
11 4 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 31 (46.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (36.36%) Hyper-V
2 24 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 20 (30.30%) vSphere
4 19 (28.79%) XenDesktop
5 12 (18.18%) vCloud
6 9 (13.64%) XenApp
7 5 (7.58%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (3.03%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.52%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) SCCM
2 8 (12.12%) SCOM
3 5 (7.58%) SCVMM
3 5 (7.58%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.52%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.52%) WSUS
4 1 (1.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.52%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 60 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 42 (63.64%) VMware
3 29 (43.94%) Citrix
4 15 (22.73%) HP
4 15 (22.73%) EMC
5 13 (19.70%) Cisco
6 12 (18.18%) NetApp
6 12 (18.18%) 3PAR
7 9 (13.64%) Oracle
7 9 (13.64%) IBM
8 5 (7.58%) CommVault
8 5 (7.58%) AppSense
9 3 (4.55%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.52%) Civica
10 1 (1.52%) Symantec
10 1 (1.52%) Primavera
10 1 (1.52%) SolidWorks
10 1 (1.52%) Adobe
10 1 (1.52%) CA
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