The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 32 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 41 25 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.81% 4.89% 5.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.72% 20.16% 23.84%
Number of salaries quoted 35 21 36
Average salary £29,900 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,400 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +2.73%
Qualifications Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
219 124 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 31.02% 24.27% 23.82%
Number of salaries quoted 175 103 145
Average salary £35,000 £41,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.15% +17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,150 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft Certification
South Yorkshire

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 24 April 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 51 (87.93%) Microsoft
2 41 (70.69%) Windows
3 36 (62.07%) MCSE
4 35 (60.34%) VMware
5 26 (44.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (44.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (43.10%) MCP
7 22 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (36.21%) Change Management
8 21 (36.21%) MS Excel
8 21 (36.21%) SAN
9 19 (32.76%) HP
10 18 (31.03%) Citrix
10 18 (31.03%) TCP/IP
11 17 (29.31%) IBM
12 14 (24.14%) MCITP
12 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (22.41%) SLA
14 12 (20.69%) Web Services
14 12 (20.69%) Riverbed
15 11 (18.97%) SQL
15 11 (18.97%) Active Directory
15 11 (18.97%) Internet
16 10 (17.24%) DNS
16 10 (17.24%) Lync
16 10 (17.24%) Security Cleared
16 10 (17.24%) SCOM
17 9 (15.52%) ITIL
17 9 (15.52%) MCSA
18 8 (13.79%) DHCP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (17.24%) Lync
2 8 (13.79%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.72%) uWSGI
6 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.72%) Gunicorn
6 1 (1.72%) nginx
6 1 (1.72%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.72%) SAS
6 1 (1.72%) Apache
6 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 21 (36.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.72%) CloudFront
2 1 (1.72%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (36.21%) SAN
2 18 (31.03%) TCP/IP
3 11 (18.97%) Internet
4 10 (17.24%) DNS
5 8 (13.79%) DHCP
6 6 (10.34%) Firewall
6 6 (10.34%) LAN
7 5 (8.62%) Wireless
8 4 (6.90%) WLAN
9 3 (5.17%) NAS
10 2 (3.45%) WAN
10 2 (3.45%) VPN
10 2 (3.45%) Unified Communications
10 2 (3.45%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.72%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (1.72%) Network Security
11 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.72%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.72%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.34%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (10.34%) Oracle9i Database
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (10.34%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) Support Engineer
2 21 (36.21%) Windows Support Engineer
3 15 (25.86%) Server Support
3 15 (25.86%) Server Engineer
3 15 (25.86%) Server Support Engineer
3 15 (25.86%) Windows Server Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) Applications Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Programmer
5 6 (10.34%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.34%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (10.34%) C# Application Developer
5 6 (10.34%) .NET Applications Developer
5 6 (10.34%) .NET Programmer
5 6 (10.34%) Web Programmer
5 6 (10.34%) C# Web Developer
5 6 (10.34%) .NET Web Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Web Applications Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.69%) Web Services
2 7 (12.07%) .NET
3 6 (10.34%) WinForms
3 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET
3 6 (10.34%) WCF
3 6 (10.34%) WPF
3 6 (10.34%) WF
3 6 (10.34%) Silverlight
3 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.72%) jQuery
4 1 (1.72%) WSGI
4 1 (1.72%) HTML
4 1 (1.72%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.62%) Clustering
3 4 (6.90%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.72%) Celerra
4 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.72%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.72%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.72%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.72%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 41 (70.69%) Windows
2 26 (44.83%) Windows Server 2003
2 26 (44.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.17%) Windows 8
3 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.17%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.72%) UNIX
5 1 (1.72%) Solaris
5 1 (1.72%) Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.72%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) Change Management
2 9 (15.52%) ITIL
3 6 (10.34%) Scrum
3 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.90%) Capacity Management
5 3 (5.17%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (5.17%) Performance Management
5 3 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.17%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.45%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.45%) Change Control
6 2 (3.45%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.72%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (1.72%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.72%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.72%) Web Application Development
7 1 (1.72%) Software Architecture
7 1 (1.72%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) SQL
2 7 (12.07%) C#
3 6 (10.34%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (62.07%) MCSE
2 25 (43.10%) MCP
3 14 (24.14%) MCITP
4 10 (17.24%) Security Cleared
5 9 (15.52%) MCSA
6 7 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (10.34%) Degree
7 6 (10.34%) CCNA
8 5 (8.62%) CCEE
8 5 (8.62%) CCIA
8 5 (8.62%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (8.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (6.90%) CCA
9 4 (6.90%) VCAP
10 2 (3.45%) MCTS
10 2 (3.45%) CCNP
11 1 (1.72%) HP AIS
11 1 (1.72%) HP ASE
11 1 (1.72%) HP MASE
11 1 (1.72%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.41%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (18.97%) Active Directory
3 6 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.62%) vSphere
5 3 (5.17%) XenApp
5 3 (5.17%) XenServer
5 3 (5.17%) XenDesktop
5 3 (5.17%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (17.24%) SCOM
2 4 (6.90%) SCCM
3 1 (1.72%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.72%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.72%) OpenView
3 1 (1.72%) MOM
3 1 (1.72%) Nagios
Vendors
1 51 (87.93%) Microsoft
2 35 (60.34%) VMware
3 19 (32.76%) HP
4 18 (31.03%) Citrix
5 17 (29.31%) IBM
6 12 (20.69%) Riverbed
7 6 (10.34%) OPNET
7 6 (10.34%) Oracle
8 5 (8.62%) Cisco
9 4 (6.90%) Dell
10 3 (5.17%) Cognos
11 1 (1.72%) Veeam
11 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.72%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.72%) EMC
11 1 (1.72%) Websense
11 1 (1.72%) NetApp
11 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.72%) Apple
11 1 (1.72%) AppSense
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