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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 70 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 48 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.97% 7.12% 4.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.15% 23.30% 15.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 43 22
Average salary £24,500 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.66% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,220 £27,025 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,700 £61,000 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%
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
136 206 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 18.78% 30.56% 28.70%
Number of salaries quoted 121 186 139
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 31 July 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 31 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 35 (68.63%) Microsoft
2 31 (60.78%) ITIL
3 26 (50.98%) Windows
4 24 (47.06%) SLA
5 22 (43.14%) MS Office
6 19 (37.25%) Active Directory
6 19 (37.25%) VMware
7 18 (35.29%) vSphere
8 17 (33.33%) SCCM
8 17 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (31.37%) SCOM
9 16 (31.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 16 (31.37%) Citrix
9 16 (31.37%) SAN
9 16 (31.37%) MCSE
9 16 (31.37%) SQL
9 16 (31.37%) LAN
9 16 (31.37%) WAN
10 15 (29.41%) CommVault
10 15 (29.41%) Change Management
10 15 (29.41%) Firewall
10 15 (29.41%) SCVMM
10 15 (29.41%) XenApp
10 15 (29.41%) SaaS
10 15 (29.41%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (29.41%) High Availability
10 15 (29.41%) Office 365
10 15 (29.41%) vMotion
11 14 (27.45%) MS Excel
12 12 (23.53%) .NET

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 10 (19.61%) Lync
2 7 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (13.73%) MS Exchange
3 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.88%) IIS
5 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.96%) CMS
6 1 (1.96%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (43.14%) MS Office
2 14 (27.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (29.41%) SaaS
1 15 (29.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (31.37%) LAN
1 16 (31.37%) WAN
1 16 (31.37%) SAN
2 15 (29.41%) Firewall
3 12 (23.53%) Network Security
4 11 (21.57%) MPLS
5 10 (19.61%) Unified Communications
6 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP
7 6 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (9.80%) NAS
9 4 (7.84%) DHCP
9 4 (7.84%) DNS
10 3 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (3.92%) PABX
11 2 (3.92%) Internet
11 2 (3.92%) VPN
12 1 (1.96%) IPsec
12 1 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.84%) Selenium
2 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
2 4 (7.84%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.92%) JIRA
General
1 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (15.69%) Developer
1 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Manager
1 8 (15.69%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 7 (13.73%) C# .NET Developer
2 7 (13.73%) C# Developer
3 6 (11.76%) Server Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Windows Server Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Exchange Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Software Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Mid-Level C# Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Development Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Test Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.92%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) .NET
2 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 5 (9.80%) CSS
3 5 (9.80%) jQuery
3 5 (9.80%) HTML
4 4 (7.84%) CSS3
4 4 (7.84%) Gherkin
4 4 (7.84%) AngularJS
4 4 (7.84%) HTML5
5 3 (5.88%) WCF
6 2 (3.92%) Web Services
6 2 (3.92%) XSLT
7 1 (1.96%) WinForms
7 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.96%) WPF
7 1 (1.96%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.96%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 26 (50.98%) Windows
2 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (13.73%) Windows 7
3 7 (13.73%) Windows 8
3 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) ITIL
2 15 (29.41%) Change Management
2 15 (29.41%) High Availability
3 11 (21.57%) Supplier Management
3 11 (21.57%) Migration
4 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (7.84%) BDD
6 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
6 4 (7.84%) MVC
7 3 (5.88%) Information Security
7 3 (5.88%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Line Management
8 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.92%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (1.96%) Network Architecture
9 1 (1.96%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) SQL
2 10 (19.61%) PowerShell
3 8 (15.69%) C#
4 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) MCSE
2 11 (21.57%) CCNA
2 11 (21.57%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (21.57%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (17.65%) MCSA
4 4 (7.84%) Degree
5 2 (3.92%) MCSD
6 1 (1.96%) MCP
6 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.96%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (47.06%) SLA
2 12 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (37.25%) Active Directory
2 18 (35.29%) vSphere
3 17 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (31.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 15 (29.41%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (29.41%) XenApp
6 10 (19.61%) XenDesktop
6 10 (19.61%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.96%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.96%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 17 (33.33%) SCCM
2 16 (31.37%) SCOM
3 15 (29.41%) SCVMM
3 15 (29.41%) vMotion
4 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (68.63%) Microsoft
2 19 (37.25%) VMware
3 16 (31.37%) Citrix
4 15 (29.41%) CommVault
5 4 (7.84%) Websense
6 3 (5.88%) Cisco
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle
7 1 (1.96%) HP
7 1 (1.96%) Apple
7 1 (1.96%) Symantec
7 1 (1.96%) BT
7 1 (1.96%) WatchGuard
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