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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 36 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 43 37 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.56% 5.48% 4.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.63% 17.79% 19.69%
Number of salaries quoted 31 31 21
Average salary £37,500 £29,900 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.41% -14.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% -2.66%
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
182 208 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 23.54% 30.81% 24.80%
Number of salaries quoted 149 165 106
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,150 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £47,500
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 5 May 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 62 (80.52%) Microsoft
2 47 (61.04%) Windows
3 36 (46.75%) ITIL
4 35 (45.45%) SLA
5 34 (44.16%) MS Office
6 29 (37.66%) SQL
7 28 (36.36%) VMware
8 27 (35.06%) MS Excel
8 27 (35.06%) Active Directory
8 27 (35.06%) Office 365
9 25 (32.47%) VMware Infrastructure
10 23 (29.87%) SCCM
10 23 (29.87%) Citrix
10 23 (29.87%) CommVault
11 22 (28.57%) SAN
11 22 (28.57%) Change Management
11 22 (28.57%) SCOM
11 22 (28.57%) SCVMM
11 22 (28.57%) Hyper-V
11 22 (28.57%) vSphere
12 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (27.27%) MCSE
12 21 (27.27%) .NET
13 20 (25.97%) Lync
14 19 (24.68%) Windows Server 2012
15 18 (23.38%) vMotion
15 18 (23.38%) High Availability
15 18 (23.38%) SaaS
15 18 (23.38%) VMware ESXi
15 18 (23.38%) XenApp

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 20 (25.97%) Lync
2 13 (16.88%) SharePoint
3 8 (10.39%) MS Exchange
4 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.49%) IIS
6 3 (3.90%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (3.90%) CMS
6 3 (3.90%) Umbraco
6 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 34 (44.16%) MS Office
2 27 (35.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.30%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.30%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.30%) MS Project
3 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.30%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.19%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.60%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.30%) Primavera
4 1 (1.30%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 27 (35.06%) Office 365
2 18 (23.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.57%) SAN
2 16 (20.78%) Firewall
2 16 (20.78%) Unified Communications
3 15 (19.48%) TCP/IP
4 14 (18.18%) WAN
4 14 (18.18%) LAN
5 11 (14.29%) Network Security
5 11 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (12.99%) MPLS
7 4 (5.19%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (5.19%) DNS
8 3 (3.90%) DHCP
9 2 (2.60%) PABX
9 2 (2.60%) NAS
9 2 (2.60%) IPsec
9 2 (2.60%) Internet
9 2 (2.60%) VPN
10 1 (1.30%) PBX
10 1 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
4 7 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 7 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.19%) SpecFlow
2 4 (5.19%) Selenium
2 4 (5.19%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.60%) JIRA
General
1 5 (6.49%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Retail
2 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (22.08%) Developer
2 13 (16.88%) C# Developer
2 13 (16.88%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 11 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) Citrix Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) .NET Developer
4 9 (11.69%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Consultant
6 7 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (9.09%) Agile C# Developer
6 7 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
6 7 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.49%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.49%) Agile .NET Developer
7 5 (6.49%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.27%) .NET
2 14 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 9 (11.69%) WCF
4 7 (9.09%) CSS
4 7 (9.09%) HTML
4 7 (9.09%) WinForms
4 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 7 (9.09%) jQuery
4 7 (9.09%) WPF
4 7 (9.09%) Silverlight
5 6 (7.79%) Web Services
6 4 (5.19%) Gherkin
6 4 (5.19%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.19%) CSS3
6 4 (5.19%) HTML5
7 3 (3.90%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.90%) Entity Framework
8 2 (2.60%) XSLT
9 1 (1.30%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (1.30%) CCTV
2 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 47 (61.04%) Windows
2 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (24.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (16.88%) Windows 7
5 11 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.30%) UNIX
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (46.75%) ITIL
2 22 (28.57%) Change Management
3 18 (23.38%) High Availability
3 18 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (22.08%) Migration
5 10 (12.99%) Supplier Management
6 7 (9.09%) Scrum
7 5 (6.49%) CRM
8 4 (5.19%) BDD
8 4 (5.19%) MVC
8 4 (5.19%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.90%) Project Management
9 3 (3.90%) PRINCE
9 3 (3.90%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.90%) ERP
9 3 (3.90%) Ethical Hacking
9 3 (3.90%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (3.90%) Information Security
9 3 (3.90%) Service Management
9 3 (3.90%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (37.66%) SQL
2 17 (22.08%) C#
3 16 (20.78%) PowerShell
4 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.90%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (27.27%) MCSE
2 18 (23.38%) MCSA
3 11 (14.29%) Degree
3 11 (14.29%) CCNA
3 11 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (12.99%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.90%) ACCA
5 3 (3.90%) CIPFA
5 3 (3.90%) CIMA
5 3 (3.90%) ICAEW
6 2 (2.60%) MCITP
6 2 (2.60%) MCP
6 2 (2.60%) MCSD
7 1 (1.30%) MCDST
7 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (45.45%) SLA
2 11 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 27 (35.06%) Active Directory
2 25 (32.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 22 (28.57%) vSphere
4 18 (23.38%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (23.38%) XenApp
4 18 (23.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 16 (20.78%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (29.87%) SCCM
2 22 (28.57%) SCOM
2 22 (28.57%) SCVMM
3 18 (23.38%) vMotion
4 1 (1.30%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.30%) WSUS
4 1 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 62 (80.52%) Microsoft
2 28 (36.36%) VMware
3 23 (29.87%) Citrix
3 23 (29.87%) CommVault
4 7 (9.09%) Oracle
5 4 (5.19%) Cisco
6 3 (3.90%) Websense
7 1 (1.30%) Adobe
7 1 (1.30%) HP
7 1 (1.30%) EMC
7 1 (1.30%) Symantec
7 1 (1.30%) CA
7 1 (1.30%) Civica
7 1 (1.30%) BT
7 1 (1.30%) WatchGuard
Sheffield
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago