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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 147 184 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.17% 25.77% 17.08%
As % of the Vendors category 46.37% 56.79% 46.84%
Number of salaries quoted 131 161 77
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
317 324 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 41.33% 45.38% 36.47%
Number of salaries quoted 269 272 160
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,200 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 24 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 138 (44.95%) Windows
2 126 (41.04%) MS Excel
3 115 (37.46%) SQL
4 112 (36.48%) SQL Server
5 83 (27.04%) .NET
6 78 (25.41%) VMware
7 77 (25.08%) Agile Software Development
8 76 (24.76%) C#
9 66 (21.50%) ASP.NET
10 65 (21.17%) MS Office
11 62 (20.20%) VMware Infrastructure
12 60 (19.54%) Citrix
12 60 (19.54%) Microsoft Certification
13 58 (18.89%) Active Directory
14 49 (15.96%) Windows Server 2008
15 48 (15.64%) SLA
16 46 (14.98%) JavaScript
17 45 (14.66%) ITIL
17 45 (14.66%) SAN
18 44 (14.33%) HTML
19 41 (13.36%) Finance
19 41 (13.36%) SQL Server 2005
20 40 (13.03%) CSS
21 39 (12.70%) ERP
21 39 (12.70%) Windows Server 2012
22 36 (11.73%) Dynamics NAV
22 36 (11.73%) Manufacturing
23 35 (11.40%) jQuery
24 34 (11.07%) MVC
24 34 (11.07%) Windows Server 2003

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 29 (9.45%) SharePoint
2 22 (7.17%) MS Exchange
3 21 (6.84%) Lync
4 13 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (3.58%) IIS
6 8 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.30%) CMS
11 3 (0.98%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.98%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.65%) JBoss
12 2 (0.65%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.33%) WordPress
13 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.33%) Apache
13 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 126 (41.04%) MS Excel
2 65 (21.17%) MS Office
3 9 (2.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.95%) MS Project
5 5 (1.63%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.30%) Acrobat
6 4 (1.30%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.98%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.33%) InDesign
9 1 (0.33%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.33%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 36 (11.73%) Dynamics NAV
2 21 (6.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (5.21%) Pegasus Opera
3 16 (5.21%) SAP Business One
3 16 (5.21%) Sage 200
4 5 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (1.30%) MFGPRO
6 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.33%) assyst
6 1 (0.33%) Primavera
6 1 (0.33%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.12%) Office 365
2 25 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (6.84%) SaaS
4 13 (4.23%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (14.66%) SAN
2 29 (9.45%) LAN
2 29 (9.45%) WAN
3 21 (6.84%) NAS
4 16 (5.21%) Unified Communications
4 16 (5.21%) Firewall
4 16 (5.21%) TCP/IP
5 10 (3.26%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (2.61%) VPN
6 8 (2.61%) DNS
7 6 (1.95%) Wireless
8 4 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.65%) IPsec
9 2 (0.65%) Network Security
9 2 (0.65%) Internet
10 1 (0.33%) MPLS
10 1 (0.33%) DHCP
10 1 (0.33%) PBX
10 1 (0.33%) VoIP
10 1 (0.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (36.48%) SQL Server
2 41 (13.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 29 (9.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (6.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (3.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (3.26%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (3.26%) Oracle Database
7 10 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (2.61%) Oracle9i Database
9 6 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.30%) MySQL
10 4 (1.30%) OLAP
10 4 (1.30%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.98%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 3 (0.98%) OLTP
12 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (6.84%) Visual Studio
2 15 (4.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.26%) CppUnit
4 8 (2.61%) Selenium
5 7 (2.28%) NUnit
6 4 (1.30%) MSTest
6 4 (1.30%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.30%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.98%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (0.65%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.33%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.33%) Subversion
9 1 (0.33%) JIRA
9 1 (0.33%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.33%) Grunt
General
1 41 (13.36%) Finance
2 36 (11.73%) Manufacturing
3 24 (7.82%) Retail
4 13 (4.23%) Legal
5 9 (2.93%) Marketing
6 6 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.30%) Law
8 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.65%) Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Billing
9 1 (0.33%) Electronics
9 1 (0.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 101 (32.90%) Developer
2 39 (12.70%) Consultant
3 33 (10.75%) .NET Developer
4 31 (10.10%) Analyst
5 24 (7.82%) Architect
6 23 (7.49%) Implementation Consultant
7 22 (7.17%) Solutions Architect
8 19 (6.19%) Support Engineer
8 19 (6.19%) C# Developer
8 19 (6.19%) ERP Consultant
8 19 (6.19%) C# .NET Developer
8 19 (6.19%) ERP Implementation Consultant
9 16 (5.21%) Windows Server Engineer
9 16 (5.21%) Server Engineer
10 14 (4.56%) Software Developer
10 14 (4.56%) Web Developer
11 12 (3.91%) Service Analyst
11 12 (3.91%) Service Desk Analyst
11 12 (3.91%) SQL Developer
11 12 (3.91%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (27.04%) .NET
2 66 (21.50%) ASP.NET
3 44 (14.33%) HTML
4 40 (13.03%) CSS
5 35 (11.40%) jQuery
6 27 (8.79%) Web Services
6 27 (8.79%) XML
7 24 (7.82%) HTML5
8 23 (7.49%) Ajax
9 21 (6.84%) CSS3
10 15 (4.89%) Silverlight
11 13 (4.23%) WCF
12 12 (3.91%) RESTful
12 12 (3.91%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (3.58%) COM
14 10 (3.26%) MFC
14 10 (3.26%) STL
14 10 (3.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 10 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (3.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.86%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.23%) NHS
4 10 (3.26%) Algorithms
5 7 (2.28%) Clustering
6 5 (1.63%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.98%) Tandem
8 2 (0.65%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.65%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.65%) Statistics
8 2 (0.65%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.65%) FMCG
8 2 (0.65%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.65%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.33%) Xbox
9 1 (0.33%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.33%) Social Media
9 1 (0.33%) iPad
9 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 138 (44.95%) Windows
2 49 (15.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (12.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (11.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (5.54%) Windows 7
6 13 (4.23%) Windows 8
7 11 (3.58%) UNIX
7 11 (3.58%) Windows XP
7 11 (3.58%) Linux
8 5 (1.63%) Windows Vista
9 4 (1.30%) Android
9 4 (1.30%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.65%) AIX
10 2 (0.65%) Solaris
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.33%) VMS
11 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (25.08%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (14.66%) ITIL
3 39 (12.70%) ERP
4 34 (11.07%) MVC
5 29 (9.45%) Change Management
6 23 (7.49%) CRM
6 23 (7.49%) Migration
7 22 (7.17%) GAP Analysis
8 21 (6.84%) Waterfall
8 21 (6.84%) Mentoring
9 20 (6.51%) TOGAF
9 20 (6.51%) Enterprise Architecture
10 19 (6.19%) Business Analysis
10 19 (6.19%) Zachman Framework
11 18 (5.86%) High Availability
12 16 (5.21%) Software Engineering
13 15 (4.89%) Project Management
14 14 (4.56%) Scrum
14 14 (4.56%) PRINCE2
14 14 (4.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 115 (37.46%) SQL
2 76 (24.76%) C#
3 46 (14.98%) JavaScript
4 16 (5.21%) T-SQL
4 16 (5.21%) PowerShell
5 13 (4.23%) C
6 11 (3.58%) Java
7 10 (3.26%) C++
7 10 (3.26%) VB.NET
8 8 (2.61%) VB
9 5 (1.63%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.30%) VBA
10 4 (1.30%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.98%) PHP
12 2 (0.65%) VB6
12 2 (0.65%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 60 (19.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (9.12%) Degree
3 15 (4.89%) MCSA
4 10 (3.26%) MCP
5 7 (2.28%) MCSE
5 7 (2.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (2.28%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.63%) MOS
6 5 (1.63%) ISEB
6 5 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.30%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.98%) MCITP
8 3 (0.98%) ICAEW
8 3 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.98%) ACCA
8 3 (0.98%) CIPFA
8 3 (0.98%) CIMA
9 2 (0.65%) MCDST
10 1 (0.33%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (15.64%) SLA
2 9 (2.93%) QA
3 1 (0.33%) HL7
3 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 62 (20.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (18.89%) Active Directory
3 28 (9.12%) Hyper-V
4 26 (8.47%) XenApp
4 26 (8.47%) vSphere
5 17 (5.54%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (5.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 17 (5.54%) XenDesktop
6 7 (2.28%) vCloud
6 7 (2.28%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.63%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.33%) Firmware
8 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (7.82%) SCCM
2 23 (7.49%) SCOM
3 21 (6.84%) SCVMM
4 17 (5.54%) vMotion
5 6 (1.95%) Opsview
5 6 (1.95%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.98%) WSUS
7 1 (0.33%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.33%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.33%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 78 (25.41%) VMware
2 60 (19.54%) Citrix
3 29 (9.45%) Cisco
4 24 (7.82%) Sage
5 23 (7.49%) CommVault
6 18 (5.86%) SAP
7 16 (5.21%) Pegasus
8 12 (3.91%) Oracle
9 9 (2.93%) NetApp
10 8 (2.61%) IBM
10 8 (2.61%) HP
10 8 (2.61%) Symantec
11 6 (1.95%) Kaspersky
11 6 (1.95%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.63%) Adobe
12 5 (1.63%) Pega
13 4 (1.30%) Apple
14 3 (0.98%) Remedy
14 3 (0.98%) ESRI
14 3 (0.98%) Telerik
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
VIQU
Salary: £40k - 55k per year + Benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sheffield
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: Pension, private HC
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Modis
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £30k - 32k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£30K + 10% Bonus + Fantastic Benefits + Flexible Working + 25 Days Ho
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
VIQU
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £22k - 28k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £24k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + pension, private HC
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield
EMIS
Salary: Up to £24,000 depending on level of experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Sheffield
EMIS
Salary: £22,000 - £28,000 dependant on level of experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Sheffield
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £17500.00 - £19500.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Atos
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, health care, certifications
Posted: 22 days ago
Sheffield, SYORKS, GB
RBS
Posted: 24 days ago
Sheffield, SYORKS, GB
RBS
Posted: 24 days ago