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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 51 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 20 44 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.78% 6.92% 5.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.07% 23.53% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 14 42 26
Average salary £34,250 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.45% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £27,073 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,350 £54,800 £51,250
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
153 187 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 21.28% 29.40% 29.98%
Number of salaries quoted 131 167 150
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%

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 1 July 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 46 (75.41%) Microsoft
2 33 (54.10%) Windows
3 32 (52.46%) ITIL
4 28 (45.90%) SLA
5 27 (44.26%) MS Office
6 21 (34.43%) SQL
6 21 (34.43%) VMware
7 20 (32.79%) Active Directory
7 20 (32.79%) vSphere
8 19 (31.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (31.15%) MS Excel
9 18 (29.51%) .NET
9 18 (29.51%) Citrix
9 18 (29.51%) SAN
9 18 (29.51%) SCCM
9 18 (29.51%) SCOM
9 18 (29.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 17 (27.87%) SCVMM
10 17 (27.87%) XenApp
10 17 (27.87%) CommVault
10 17 (27.87%) Change Management
10 17 (27.87%) SaaS
10 17 (27.87%) VMware ESXi
10 17 (27.87%) High Availability
10 17 (27.87%) Office 365
10 17 (27.87%) vMotion
11 16 (26.23%) Migration
12 15 (24.59%) Firewall
12 15 (24.59%) MCSE
12 15 (24.59%) LAN

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 14 (22.95%) Lync
2 7 (11.48%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.20%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.20%) IIS
4 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.92%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.92%) CMS
4 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.92%) Umbraco
Applications
1 27 (44.26%) MS Office
2 19 (31.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (27.87%) SaaS
1 17 (27.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.51%) SAN
2 15 (24.59%) LAN
2 15 (24.59%) WAN
2 15 (24.59%) Firewall
3 14 (22.95%) Unified Communications
4 12 (19.67%) Network Security
5 11 (18.03%) TCP/IP
5 11 (18.03%) MPLS
6 9 (14.75%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (4.92%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (4.92%) NAS
7 3 (4.92%) DNS
7 3 (4.92%) DHCP
8 2 (3.28%) Internet
8 2 (3.28%) PABX
9 1 (1.64%) IPsec
9 1 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle9i Database
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.56%) Selenium
2 4 (6.56%) Cucumber
2 4 (6.56%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.28%) JIRA
General
1 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.28%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (22.95%) Developer
2 10 (16.39%) C# Developer
2 10 (16.39%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (14.75%) Windows Server Engineer
3 9 (14.75%) Server Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 8 (13.11%) .NET Developer
4 8 (13.11%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (11.48%) Citrix Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Agile .NET Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Agile C# Developer
6 4 (6.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.56%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (6.56%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Exchange Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Software Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) Mid-Level C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.51%) .NET
2 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET
3 7 (11.48%) CSS
3 7 (11.48%) jQuery
3 7 (11.48%) HTML
4 6 (9.84%) WCF
5 4 (6.56%) WPF
5 4 (6.56%) Silverlight
5 4 (6.56%) WinForms
5 4 (6.56%) HTML5
5 4 (6.56%) CSS3
5 4 (6.56%) Gherkin
5 4 (6.56%) AngularJS
5 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (4.92%) Entity Framework
6 3 (4.92%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.28%) Web Services
7 2 (3.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 33 (54.10%) Windows
2 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (14.75%) Windows 7
4 9 (14.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (52.46%) ITIL
2 17 (27.87%) Change Management
2 17 (27.87%) High Availability
3 16 (26.23%) Migration
4 15 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (18.03%) Supplier Management
6 4 (6.56%) Scrum
6 4 (6.56%) MVC
6 4 (6.56%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.56%) BDD
7 3 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.92%) Line Management
7 3 (4.92%) Information Security
7 3 (4.92%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (4.92%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (4.92%) Web Development
8 2 (3.28%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.28%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.28%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.28%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 21 (34.43%) SQL
2 14 (22.95%) C#
2 14 (22.95%) PowerShell
3 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.92%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (24.59%) MCSE
2 11 (18.03%) MCSA
2 11 (18.03%) CCNA
2 11 (18.03%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (18.03%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (13.11%) Degree
4 2 (3.28%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (45.90%) SLA
2 12 (19.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (32.79%) Active Directory
1 20 (32.79%) vSphere
2 19 (31.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (29.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 17 (27.87%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (27.87%) XenApp
5 14 (22.95%) XenDesktop
5 14 (22.95%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.64%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.64%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 18 (29.51%) SCCM
1 18 (29.51%) SCOM
2 17 (27.87%) SCVMM
2 17 (27.87%) vMotion
3 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (75.41%) Microsoft
2 21 (34.43%) VMware
3 18 (29.51%) Citrix
4 17 (27.87%) CommVault
5 4 (6.56%) Websense
5 4 (6.56%) Oracle
6 3 (4.92%) Cisco
7 1 (1.64%) HP
7 1 (1.64%) BT
7 1 (1.64%) Symantec
7 1 (1.64%) WatchGuard