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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 42 32 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 37 41 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.79% 5.69% 4.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.14% 17.60% 19.47%
Number of salaries quoted 25 36 22
Average salary £32,500 £29,900 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £18,500 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £38,750 £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
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
175 233 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 22.64% 32.36% 23.74%
Number of salaries quoted 146 180 101
Average salary £33,500 £33,350 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.44% +2.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £22,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
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 27 March 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 54 (87.10%) Microsoft
2 45 (72.58%) Windows
3 27 (43.55%) MS Office
3 27 (43.55%) SLA
4 25 (40.32%) ITIL
5 24 (38.71%) VMware
5 24 (38.71%) Office 365
6 23 (37.10%) SQL
6 23 (37.10%) MS Excel
6 23 (37.10%) Active Directory
7 22 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (33.87%) Hyper-V
9 20 (32.26%) Citrix
10 19 (30.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (30.65%) SCCM
11 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (29.03%) SAN
11 18 (29.03%) CommVault
11 18 (29.03%) .NET
12 17 (27.42%) Change Management
12 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (27.42%) SCOM
12 17 (27.42%) SCVMM
12 17 (27.42%) Lync
13 16 (25.81%) vSphere
13 16 (25.81%) MCSA
14 15 (24.19%) MCSE
14 15 (24.19%) SharePoint
14 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
14 15 (24.19%) XenApp

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 17 (27.42%) Lync
2 15 (24.19%) SharePoint
3 8 (12.90%) MS Exchange
4 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (6.45%) IIS
6 3 (4.84%) CMS
6 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.84%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 27 (43.55%) MS Office
2 23 (37.10%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.61%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.61%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (6.45%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.61%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 24 (38.71%) Office 365
2 13 (20.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.03%) SAN
2 13 (20.97%) Unified Communications
3 12 (19.35%) TCP/IP
4 11 (17.74%) Firewall
5 9 (14.52%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (14.52%) LAN
5 9 (14.52%) WAN
6 5 (8.06%) Network Security
7 4 (6.45%) MPLS
8 3 (4.84%) DNS
9 2 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (3.23%) IPsec
9 2 (3.23%) DHCP
9 2 (3.23%) VPN
10 1 (1.61%) Internet
10 1 (1.61%) PBX
10 1 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.61%) Wireless
10 1 (1.61%) PABX
10 1 (1.61%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (14.52%) Oracle Database
4 9 (14.52%) Oracle9i Database
4 9 (14.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (14.52%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (14.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Selenium
1 4 (6.45%) Cucumber
1 4 (6.45%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (4.84%) Finance
1 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
1 3 (4.84%) Retail
2 1 (1.61%) Legal
2 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (22.58%) Developer
2 10 (16.13%) C# Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Software Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Server Engineer
3 9 (14.52%) Citrix Engineer
3 9 (14.52%) Windows Server Engineer
3 9 (14.52%) C# Software Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 9 (14.52%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (12.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Consultant
5 7 (11.29%) .NET Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Agile C# Developer
6 5 (8.06%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Agile .NET Developer
6 5 (8.06%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.45%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Consultant
7 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.03%) .NET
2 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET
3 9 (14.52%) WCF
3 9 (14.52%) WPF
3 9 (14.52%) Silverlight
3 9 (14.52%) WinForms
3 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (6.45%) HTML
4 4 (6.45%) Gherkin
4 4 (6.45%) jQuery
4 4 (6.45%) CSS
4 4 (6.45%) Web Services
5 3 (4.84%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.61%) CSS3
6 1 (1.61%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.61%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.61%) CCTV
2 1 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 45 (72.58%) Windows
2 19 (30.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (20.97%) Windows 7
5 9 (14.52%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.84%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.32%) ITIL
2 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.42%) Change Management
3 14 (22.58%) Migration
4 13 (20.97%) High Availability
5 9 (14.52%) Scrum
6 5 (8.06%) CRM
7 4 (6.45%) Supplier Management
7 4 (6.45%) BDD
8 3 (4.84%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (4.84%) Web Development
8 3 (4.84%) Performance Management
8 3 (4.84%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (4.84%) ERP
8 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.84%) PRINCE
8 3 (4.84%) Project Management
8 3 (4.84%) Service Management
9 2 (3.23%) Change Control
9 2 (3.23%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.10%) SQL
2 14 (22.58%) C#
3 13 (20.97%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.84%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) MCSA
2 15 (24.19%) MCSE
3 11 (17.74%) Degree
4 6 (9.68%) CCNA
4 6 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (8.06%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (6.45%) MCP
6 4 (6.45%) MCITP
7 3 (4.84%) ICAEW
7 3 (4.84%) ACCA
7 3 (4.84%) CIPFA
7 3 (4.84%) CIMA
7 3 (4.84%) MCDST
8 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (43.55%) SLA
2 5 (8.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 23 (37.10%) Active Directory
2 22 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (33.87%) Hyper-V
4 16 (25.81%) vSphere
5 15 (24.19%) XenApp
6 13 (20.97%) XenDesktop
6 13 (20.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 13 (20.97%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.23%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.61%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (30.65%) SCCM
2 17 (27.42%) SCOM
2 17 (27.42%) SCVMM
3 13 (20.97%) vMotion
4 1 (1.61%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.61%) WSUS
4 1 (1.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 54 (87.10%) Microsoft
2 24 (38.71%) VMware
3 20 (32.26%) Citrix
4 18 (29.03%) CommVault
5 9 (14.52%) Oracle
6 2 (3.23%) Cisco
6 2 (3.23%) HP
6 2 (3.23%) EMC
7 1 (1.61%) CA
7 1 (1.61%) Adobe
7 1 (1.61%) Symantec
7 1 (1.61%) Primavera
7 1 (1.61%) Websense
7 1 (1.61%) BT
7 1 (1.61%) SolidWorks
7 1 (1.61%) Civica
7 1 (1.61%) WatchGuard
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