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

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 172 81 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 26.58% 14.36% 16.99%
As % of the Vendors category 55.48% 34.32% 43.89%
Number of salaries quoted 149 72 81
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +16.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
310 236 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 47.91% 41.84% 38.70%
Number of salaries quoted 275 199 192
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
South Yorkshire

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 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

1 206 (58.52%) Windows
2 147 (41.76%) MS Excel
3 120 (34.09%) VMware
4 105 (29.83%) Active Directory
5 85 (24.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 82 (23.30%) Citrix
6 82 (23.30%) SQL Server
7 80 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 72 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
9 65 (18.47%) MCSE
10 63 (17.90%) .NET
11 62 (17.61%) MS Office
11 62 (17.61%) Windows Server 2003
12 60 (17.05%) HP
13 59 (16.76%) SQL
13 59 (16.76%) C#
14 56 (15.91%) ITIL
15 43 (12.22%) Windows Server 2012
16 42 (11.93%) MS Exchange
17 40 (11.36%) MCP
17 40 (11.36%) Web Services
18 39 (11.08%) ASP.NET
18 39 (11.08%) Degree
19 38 (10.80%) XenDesktop
19 38 (10.80%) SAN
20 37 (10.51%) Change Management
20 37 (10.51%) SCCM
21 36 (10.23%) Windows 7
22 35 (9.94%) DNS
23 34 (9.66%) SLA

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 42 (11.93%) MS Exchange
2 32 (9.09%) Lync
3 23 (6.53%) IIS
4 19 (5.40%) SharePoint
5 18 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (3.98%) Apache
9 11 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (1.42%) CMS
11 4 (1.14%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.85%) Node.js
13 2 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.57%) SAS
13 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.28%) Gunicorn
14 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 147 (41.76%) MS Excel
2 62 (17.61%) MS Office
3 10 (2.84%) Adobe Captivate
4 9 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.14%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.57%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.28%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 26 (7.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (3.69%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.27%) Office 365
3 6 (1.70%) IaaS
4 4 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.14%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.85%) ElastiCache
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.28%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 38 (10.80%) SAN
2 35 (9.94%) DNS
3 33 (9.38%) TCP/IP
4 20 (5.68%) NetScaler
4 20 (5.68%) DHCP
5 19 (5.40%) Internet
6 11 (3.13%) Firewall
7 10 (2.84%) Unified Communications
8 8 (2.27%) Wireless
8 8 (2.27%) LAN
8 8 (2.27%) WAAS
8 8 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (1.99%) NAS
10 6 (1.70%) IP Telephony
11 5 (1.42%) PBX
11 5 (1.42%) WAN
11 5 (1.42%) VPN
12 4 (1.14%) WLAN
13 3 (0.85%) Network Security
13 3 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (23.30%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (4.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.14%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.14%) MySQL
7 3 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.85%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.85%) MS Access
7 3 (0.85%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.57%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.57%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.57%) QlikView
8 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (3.69%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.99%) MSI
3 6 (1.70%) Eclipse
4 5 (1.42%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (1.42%) Subversion
4 5 (1.42%) NUnit
4 5 (1.42%) AdminStudio
5 4 (1.14%) InstallShield
6 3 (0.85%) MSBuild
6 3 (0.85%) Selenium
7 1 (0.28%) MorphX
7 1 (0.28%) JIRA
General
1 32 (9.09%) Finance
2 23 (6.53%) Legal
3 10 (2.84%) Law
3 10 (2.84%) Advertising
4 9 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.99%) French Language
6 6 (1.70%) Games
6 6 (1.70%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.14%) Banking
8 3 (0.85%) Marketing
9 2 (0.57%) Billing
9 2 (0.57%) Retail
9 2 (0.57%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.28%) German Language
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 56 (15.91%) Developer
1 56 (15.91%) Consultant
2 46 (13.07%) Analyst
3 38 (10.80%) Support Engineer
4 30 (8.52%) Windows Support Engineer
5 25 (7.10%) Support Analyst
6 22 (6.25%) Server Engineer
7 21 (5.97%) Service Analyst
7 21 (5.97%) Software Engineer
7 21 (5.97%) Windows Server Engineer
8 19 (5.40%) Server Support
8 19 (5.40%) Server Support Engineer
8 19 (5.40%) Microsoft Consultant
8 19 (5.40%) Deployment Engineer
9 18 (5.11%) CRM Developer
9 18 (5.11%) Architect
10 17 (4.83%) .NET Developer
11 14 (3.98%) IT Support
11 14 (3.98%) Service Desk Analyst
12 13 (3.69%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (17.90%) .NET
2 40 (11.36%) Web Services
3 39 (11.08%) ASP.NET
4 30 (8.52%) Application Packaging
5 17 (4.83%) HTML
6 16 (4.55%) WCF
6 16 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (4.55%) SOAP
7 15 (4.26%) jQuery
8 14 (3.98%) Silverlight
9 12 (3.41%) CSS
10 10 (2.84%) XML
10 10 (2.84%) REST
11 8 (2.27%) COM
12 7 (1.99%) NHibernate
13 5 (1.42%) Castle Windsor
13 5 (1.42%) MonoRail
13 5 (1.42%) Ajax
13 5 (1.42%) WinForms
14 4 (1.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (2.56%) Social Media
1 9 (2.56%) Firmware
1 9 (2.56%) Clustering
2 8 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.70%) Blackberry
4 5 (1.42%) CLARiiON
4 5 (1.42%) Tandem
4 5 (1.42%) Xbox
5 4 (1.14%) FlexPod
5 4 (1.14%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.14%) Celerra
6 3 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.85%) Statistics
6 3 (0.85%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.57%) GIS
7 2 (0.57%) NHS
7 2 (0.57%) PKI
7 2 (0.57%) PDA
8 1 (0.28%) FMCG
8 1 (0.28%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 206 (58.52%) Windows
2 85 (24.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 62 (17.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 43 (12.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (10.23%) Windows 7
6 24 (6.82%) Windows XP
7 14 (3.98%) Windows 8
8 10 (2.84%) Linux
9 9 (2.56%) UNIX
10 3 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.57%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.28%) Solaris
12 1 (0.28%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (15.91%) ITIL
2 37 (10.51%) Change Management
3 28 (7.95%) CRM
4 21 (5.97%) Project Management
4 21 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (5.97%) Software Engineering
5 19 (5.40%) Practice Management
5 19 (5.40%) MVC
6 18 (5.11%) TDD
6 18 (5.11%) Software Architecture
7 17 (4.83%) System Testing
8 16 (4.55%) Validation
9 15 (4.26%) Scrum
9 15 (4.26%) Problem Management
10 11 (3.13%) ERP
11 10 (2.84%) Migration
12 8 (2.27%) Workflow
12 8 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (2.27%) Incident Management
12 8 (2.27%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 59 (16.76%) SQL
1 59 (16.76%) C#
2 34 (9.66%) JavaScript
3 19 (5.40%) C++
4 18 (5.11%) Python
5 15 (4.26%) C
6 13 (3.69%) Embedded C++
7 12 (3.41%) VB
8 10 (2.84%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.27%) Embedded C
9 8 (2.27%) Java
9 8 (2.27%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.70%) PHP
11 5 (1.42%) VBScript
11 5 (1.42%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.85%) VB6
13 2 (0.57%) Perl
14 1 (0.28%) X++
Qualifications
1 80 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (18.47%) MCSE
3 40 (11.36%) MCP
4 39 (11.08%) Degree
5 29 (8.24%) MCITP
5 29 (8.24%) Citrix Certification
6 26 (7.39%) CCA
7 21 (5.97%) MCTS
8 19 (5.40%) Security Cleared
9 18 (5.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 18 (5.11%) CCEE
10 16 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 10 (2.84%) CCEA
11 10 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (2.56%) MCSA
13 8 (2.27%) CIPD
13 8 (2.27%) NCDA
13 8 (2.27%) NCIE
13 8 (2.27%) VTSP
14 7 (1.99%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (9.66%) SLA
2 4 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.14%) QA
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 105 (29.83%) Active Directory
2 72 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (10.80%) XenDesktop
4 34 (9.66%) Hyper-V
5 25 (7.10%) vSphere
6 21 (5.97%) VMware ESX
7 19 (5.40%) vCloud
7 19 (5.40%) XenServer
8 17 (4.83%) Microsoft App-V
8 17 (4.83%) XenApp
9 3 (0.85%) Squid
10 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 37 (10.51%) SCCM
2 26 (7.39%) SCOM
3 10 (2.84%) SCDPM
3 10 (2.84%) SCVMM
4 6 (1.70%) AppDNA
5 4 (1.14%) OPNET
6 3 (0.85%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.57%) Foglight
8 1 (0.28%) MOM
8 1 (0.28%) Nagios
8 1 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 120 (34.09%) VMware
2 82 (23.30%) Citrix
3 60 (17.05%) HP
4 33 (9.38%) Cisco
5 22 (6.25%) IBM
6 19 (5.40%) NetApp
7 15 (4.26%) Riverbed
8 11 (3.13%) EMC
8 11 (3.13%) Adobe
9 10 (2.84%) ServiceNow
9 10 (2.84%) Remedy
9 10 (2.84%) Veeam
10 8 (2.27%) AppSense
10 8 (2.27%) Symantec
11 7 (1.99%) Pega
11 7 (1.99%) Dell
12 6 (1.70%) Oracle
12 6 (1.70%) Twitter
13 5 (1.42%) 3PAR
13 5 (1.42%) Sony
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