The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 17 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 65 158 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 10.82% 22.41% 16.45%
As % of the Vendors category 29.68% 46.75% 40.35%
Number of salaries quoted 60 132 100
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -11.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,185 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £57,500 £52,550
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Microsoft
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Vendors Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
219 338 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 36.44% 47.94% 40.77%
Number of salaries quoted 184 282 255
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Sheffield region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Sheffield

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing Microsoft 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.

1 82 (52.23%) Windows
2 80 (50.96%) MS Excel
3 68 (43.31%) Active Directory
4 63 (40.13%) VMware
5 47 (29.94%) SQL Server
6 45 (28.66%) Windows Server
7 40 (25.48%) .NET
7 40 (25.48%) Citrix
8 37 (23.57%) SQL
9 36 (22.93%) VMware Infrastructure
10 33 (21.02%) vSphere
10 33 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (20.38%) MS Office
12 30 (19.11%) Finance
13 29 (18.47%) Windows Server 2008
14 28 (17.83%) Oracle
15 27 (17.20%) C#
16 26 (16.56%) Windows Server 2012
17 22 (14.01%) Performance Tuning
18 21 (13.38%) IIS
18 21 (13.38%) VMware ESX
18 21 (13.38%) Banking
19 20 (12.74%) ERP
19 20 (12.74%) vCloud
20 19 (12.10%) JavaScript
20 19 (12.10%) DNS
21 18 (11.46%) ASP.NET
21 18 (11.46%) MS Exchange
21 18 (11.46%) Oracle Database
22 16 (10.19%) Terminal Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing Microsoft 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (13.38%) IIS
2 18 (11.46%) MS Exchange
3 10 (6.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (6.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (5.10%) CloudStack
4 8 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (4.46%) JBoss
6 6 (3.82%) WebLogic
6 6 (3.82%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.82%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (3.18%) CMS
7 5 (3.18%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.64%) Apache
9 1 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.64%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.64%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 80 (50.96%) MS Excel
2 32 (20.38%) MS Office
3 11 (7.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.64%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.64%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 11 (7.01%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (5.10%) Summit
3 6 (3.82%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (3.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (3.18%) SAP Business One
5 4 (2.55%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (1.91%) Pegasus Opera
7 2 (1.27%) assyst
8 1 (0.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.64%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.55%) Office 365
2 14 (8.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (7.64%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.46%) SaaS
5 3 (1.91%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.10%) DNS
2 15 (9.55%) Firewall
3 14 (8.92%) SAN
4 10 (6.37%) TCP/IP
5 9 (5.73%) NAS
6 6 (3.82%) Internet
6 6 (3.82%) VPN
7 5 (3.18%) LAN
7 5 (3.18%) WAN
8 4 (2.55%) LTE
9 3 (1.91%) Intranet
10 2 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.27%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.27%) Wireless
11 1 (0.64%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (0.64%) DHCP
11 1 (0.64%) IPsec
11 1 (0.64%) Network Security
11 1 (0.64%) RIP
11 1 (0.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (29.94%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.46%) Oracle Database
3 15 (9.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (8.28%) MySQL
5 12 (7.64%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (6.37%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (6.37%) Oracle Database 12c
6 10 (6.37%) Oracle9i Database
7 8 (5.10%) Informix
7 8 (5.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (5.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (3.82%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (3.82%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (3.82%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (2.55%) Power BI
10 4 (2.55%) QlikView
10 4 (2.55%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.91%) MS Access
11 3 (1.91%) SQL CLR
Development Applications
1 7 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.82%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (2.55%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.91%) MSI
4 3 (1.91%) Subversion
4 3 (1.91%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.27%) JIRA
6 1 (0.64%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.64%) MSTest
6 1 (0.64%) NUnit
6 1 (0.64%) Selenium
6 1 (0.64%) WiX
General
1 30 (19.11%) Finance
2 21 (13.38%) Banking
3 10 (6.37%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.82%) Advertising
4 6 (3.82%) Retail
5 3 (1.91%) Law
6 2 (1.27%) French Language
6 2 (1.27%) Legal
6 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.64%) Back Office
7 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (20.38%) Analyst
2 30 (19.11%) Consultant
3 28 (17.83%) Technical Consultant
4 26 (16.56%) Developer
5 16 (10.19%) Citrix Consultant
5 16 (10.19%) Citrix Technical Consultant
6 15 (9.55%) Support Analyst
7 14 (8.92%) .NET Developer
8 13 (8.28%) Windows Consultant
8 13 (8.28%) Windows Technical Consultant
9 11 (7.01%) Support Engineer
10 10 (6.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (6.37%) Junior
11 9 (5.73%) SQL Developer
12 8 (5.10%) Architect
12 8 (5.10%) C# Developer
12 8 (5.10%) Cloud Engineer
12 8 (5.10%) Desktop Support
12 8 (5.10%) Senior Cloud Engineer
12 8 (5.10%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (25.48%) .NET
2 18 (11.46%) ASP.NET
3 14 (8.92%) .NET Framework
3 14 (8.92%) jQuery
4 12 (7.64%) HTML
4 12 (7.64%) Web Services
5 11 (7.01%) CSS
6 7 (4.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (3.82%) HTML5
8 5 (3.18%) Ajax
9 3 (1.91%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 3 (1.91%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (1.91%) CSS3
9 3 (1.91%) EDI
9 3 (1.91%) RESTful
9 3 (1.91%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (1.91%) WCF
10 2 (1.27%) COM
10 2 (1.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.37%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.10%) NHS
4 7 (4.46%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.82%) PKI
6 5 (3.18%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.91%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.91%) iPad
9 2 (1.27%) Clustering
9 2 (1.27%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.64%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.64%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.64%) iSeries
10 1 (0.64%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.64%) Replication
10 1 (0.64%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 82 (52.23%) Windows
2 45 (28.66%) Windows Server
3 29 (18.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (16.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (9.55%) Linux
5 15 (9.55%) Unix
6 12 (7.64%) Windows 7
7 10 (6.37%) Solaris
8 8 (5.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (5.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.55%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.27%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.64%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (14.01%) Performance Tuning
3 20 (12.74%) ERP
4 16 (10.19%) Project Management
5 13 (8.28%) Waterfall
6 11 (7.01%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (7.01%) Change Management
6 11 (7.01%) ITIL
6 11 (7.01%) Logistics
6 11 (7.01%) MVC
7 9 (5.73%) CRM
7 9 (5.73%) Migration
8 8 (5.10%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (5.10%) High Availability
8 8 (5.10%) Line Management
8 8 (5.10%) Product Management
8 8 (5.10%) Release Management
8 8 (5.10%) Web Development
9 7 (4.46%) Software Engineering
9 7 (4.46%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (23.57%) SQL
2 27 (17.20%) C#
3 19 (12.10%) JavaScript
4 12 (7.64%) PowerShell
5 11 (7.01%) Ruby
6 8 (5.10%) Bash Shell
6 8 (5.10%) Perl
6 8 (5.10%) Python
6 8 (5.10%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.46%) VB.NET
8 6 (3.82%) PHP
9 5 (3.18%) VBA
10 3 (1.91%) Java
10 3 (1.91%) R
10 3 (1.91%) Uniface
11 2 (1.27%) X++
12 1 (0.64%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.64%) RPG
12 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (8.28%) Degree
2 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.27%) MCSA
3 2 (1.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (0.64%) CCDA
4 1 (0.64%) CCDP
4 1 (0.64%) CCNP
4 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.64%) ISEB
4 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.64%) MCP
4 1 (0.64%) MCSD
4 1 (0.64%) MCSE
4 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.64%) SLA
2 8 (5.10%) QA
System Software
1 68 (43.31%) Active Directory
2 36 (22.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (21.02%) vSphere
4 21 (13.38%) VMware ESX
5 20 (12.74%) vCloud
6 16 (10.19%) Terminal Services
7 8 (5.10%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (3.82%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.27%) XenApp
10 1 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (6.37%) Oracle ZFS
1 10 (6.37%) SCCM
2 9 (5.73%) SCOM
2 9 (5.73%) SCVMM
3 8 (5.10%) Cacti
3 8 (5.10%) FortiGate
3 8 (5.10%) Grafana
3 8 (5.10%) Graphite
3 8 (5.10%) Nagios
3 8 (5.10%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (5.10%) Opsview
3 8 (5.10%) Salt
4 7 (4.46%) vMotion
5 6 (3.82%) Data Guard
5 6 (3.82%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 63 (40.13%) VMware
2 40 (25.48%) Citrix
3 28 (17.83%) Oracle
4 9 (5.73%) F5
5 8 (5.10%) Cisco
5 8 (5.10%) Red Hat
5 8 (5.10%) SAP
6 6 (3.82%) HP
7 5 (3.18%) EMC
8 4 (2.55%) NetApp
9 3 (1.91%) Apple
9 3 (1.91%) Pegasus
9 3 (1.91%) Remedy
9 3 (1.91%) Sage
9 3 (1.91%) Tableau
10 2 (1.27%) AppSense
10 2 (1.27%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.27%) IBM
10 2 (1.27%) Intel Security
10 2 (1.27%) Juniper
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