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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 159 105 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 22.39% 15.84% 19.18%
As % of the Vendors category 47.46% 37.50% 48.87%
Number of salaries quoted 130 91 105
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,150 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £53,000 £55,000
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
335 280 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 47.18% 42.23% 39.25%
Number of salaries quoted 277 253 213
Average salary £35,500 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.12% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 27 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 164 (48.96%) MS Excel
2 143 (42.69%) SQL Server
3 142 (42.39%) Windows
4 114 (34.03%) SQL
5 88 (26.27%) .NET
6 86 (25.67%) VMware
7 80 (23.88%) C#
8 79 (23.58%) Citrix
8 79 (23.58%) Agile Software Development
9 74 (22.09%) ASP.NET
10 66 (19.70%) Active Directory
11 60 (17.91%) JavaScript
11 60 (17.91%) SQL Server 2008
12 59 (17.61%) VMware Infrastructure
13 57 (17.01%) SQL Server 2005
14 56 (16.72%) ITIL
14 56 (16.72%) Microsoft Certification
15 55 (16.42%) Cisco
16 52 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
17 50 (14.93%) MVC
18 49 (14.63%) HTML
19 46 (13.73%) MS Office
20 43 (12.84%) jQuery
21 42 (12.54%) Windows Server 2003
22 41 (12.24%) MS Exchange
23 40 (11.94%) Windows Server 2012
24 39 (11.64%) Hyper-V
25 38 (11.34%) Management Information System
25 38 (11.34%) SLA
25 38 (11.34%) WAN

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 41 (12.24%) MS Exchange
2 36 (10.75%) SharePoint
3 27 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (6.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 20 (5.97%) Apache
6 18 (5.37%) Lync
6 18 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (2.09%) IIS
8 5 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.19%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.19%) JBoss
10 3 (0.90%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.60%) CMS
11 2 (0.60%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 164 (48.96%) MS Excel
2 46 (13.73%) MS Office
3 8 (2.39%) PowerPivot
4 7 (2.09%) MS Project
5 5 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.49%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.90%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.30%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 33 (9.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (8.96%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (3.28%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (2.39%) Pegasus Opera
4 8 (2.39%) Sage 200
4 8 (2.39%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.60%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.30%) assyst
6 1 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 26 (7.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (5.67%) Office 365
3 15 (4.48%) Amazon S3
4 8 (2.39%) SaaS
5 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (11.34%) WAN
2 37 (11.04%) LAN
3 34 (10.15%) SAN
4 24 (7.16%) TCP/IP
4 24 (7.16%) DNS
5 17 (5.07%) Firewall
5 17 (5.07%) NAS
6 14 (4.18%) WAAS
6 14 (4.18%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (3.28%) Internet
7 11 (3.28%) Wireless
8 9 (2.69%) VPN
8 9 (2.69%) DHCP
8 9 (2.69%) Unified Communications
9 6 (1.79%) NetScaler
9 6 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.90%) IPsec
10 3 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.60%) MPLS
12 1 (0.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (42.69%) SQL Server
2 60 (17.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 57 (17.01%) SQL Server 2005
4 34 (10.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (6.87%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (5.97%) Oracle Database
8 19 (5.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 18 (5.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (5.07%) Oracle Database 10g
11 13 (3.88%) Oracle9i Database
12 12 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (2.09%) Relational Database
14 4 (1.19%) OLAP
15 3 (0.90%) MySQL
16 2 (0.60%) MS Access
16 2 (0.60%) Data Mining
16 2 (0.60%) RDBMS
17 1 (0.30%) MSDE
17 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (6.57%) Visual Studio
2 19 (5.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.69%) Grunt
3 9 (2.69%) CppUnit
3 9 (2.69%) CruiseControl
3 9 (2.69%) Subversion
4 7 (2.09%) NUnit
5 6 (1.79%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.30%) MSTest
6 1 (0.30%) Selenium
6 1 (0.30%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.30%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 31 (9.25%) Manufacturing
2 27 (8.06%) Finance
3 26 (7.76%) Retail
4 8 (2.39%) Marketing
4 8 (2.39%) Legal
5 5 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.19%) Advertising
7 3 (0.90%) Law
8 1 (0.30%) Automotive
8 1 (0.30%) Front Office
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 109 (32.54%) Developer
2 54 (16.12%) Analyst
3 39 (11.64%) Consultant
4 38 (11.34%) Architect
5 35 (10.45%) .NET Developer
6 30 (8.96%) Service Analyst
7 27 (8.06%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (6.87%) Support Analyst
9 20 (5.97%) Support Engineer
10 18 (5.37%) C# Developer
10 18 (5.37%) Implementation Consultant
11 17 (5.07%) ERP Consultant
11 17 (5.07%) ERP Implementation Consultant
12 16 (4.78%) Software Developer
13 15 (4.48%) C# .NET Developer
14 14 (4.18%) Junior
14 14 (4.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 13 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support
15 13 (3.88%) Service Desk Analyst
15 13 (3.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (26.27%) .NET
2 74 (22.09%) ASP.NET
3 49 (14.63%) HTML
4 43 (12.84%) jQuery
5 37 (11.04%) CSS
6 30 (8.96%) XML
7 28 (8.36%) Web Services
7 28 (8.36%) Ajax
8 25 (7.46%) HTML5
9 21 (6.27%) WCF
9 21 (6.27%) Silverlight
10 20 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (5.37%) COM
12 16 (4.78%) CSS3
13 15 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (4.48%) RESTful
14 13 (3.88%) WinForms
15 12 (3.58%) WPF
15 12 (3.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 10 (2.99%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.34%) Management Information System
2 26 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.18%) NHS
4 10 (2.99%) CLARiiON
5 9 (2.69%) Algorithms
6 8 (2.39%) Celerra
7 7 (2.09%) Clustering
8 6 (1.79%) Tandem
8 6 (1.79%) FlexPod
9 4 (1.19%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.90%) Life Science
11 2 (0.60%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.60%) Statistics
11 2 (0.60%) Xbox
11 2 (0.60%) FMCG
12 1 (0.30%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.30%) Social Media
12 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 142 (42.39%) Windows
2 52 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (12.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 40 (11.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (10.15%) UNIX
6 19 (5.67%) Windows 7
7 15 (4.48%) Windows XP
8 11 (3.28%) Windows 8
9 8 (2.39%) Linux
10 6 (1.79%) Windows Vista
11 4 (1.19%) AIX
11 4 (1.19%) Solaris
12 3 (0.90%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.90%) Android
12 3 (0.90%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (23.58%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (16.72%) ITIL
3 50 (14.93%) MVC
4 34 (10.15%) CRM
5 31 (9.25%) ERP
6 30 (8.96%) E-Commerce
7 24 (7.16%) Mentoring
8 23 (6.87%) Scrum
9 21 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (5.97%) Change Management
10 20 (5.97%) GAP Analysis
10 20 (5.97%) Waterfall
11 19 (5.67%) Zachman Framework
11 19 (5.67%) TOGAF
11 19 (5.67%) Enterprise Architecture
12 18 (5.37%) Business Analysis
12 18 (5.37%) Migration
13 17 (5.07%) Supplier Management
13 17 (5.07%) Incident Management
14 16 (4.78%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (34.03%) SQL
2 80 (23.88%) C#
3 60 (17.91%) JavaScript
4 18 (5.37%) VB.NET
5 16 (4.78%) Java
6 15 (4.48%) C
7 13 (3.88%) T-SQL
8 11 (3.28%) VB
9 10 (2.99%) Shell Script
9 10 (2.99%) C++
10 9 (2.69%) VBA
11 7 (2.09%) PHP
11 7 (2.09%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.49%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.60%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.60%) VBScript
14 1 (0.30%) COBOL
14 1 (0.30%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 56 (16.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (7.16%) MCSE
3 23 (6.87%) Degree
4 17 (5.07%) CCA
4 17 (5.07%) Citrix Certification
5 16 (4.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (4.18%) MCITP
6 14 (4.18%) NCDA
6 14 (4.18%) NCIE
6 14 (4.18%) VTSP
7 12 (3.58%) MCP
8 11 (3.28%) MCSA
9 10 (2.99%) MCTS
10 9 (2.69%) CCEA
11 8 (2.39%) CCEE
11 8 (2.39%) CCIA
11 8 (2.39%) VCAP
12 7 (2.09%) Security Cleared
12 7 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.90%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (11.34%) SLA
2 11 (3.28%) QA
3 2 (0.60%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 66 (19.70%) Active Directory
2 59 (17.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (11.64%) Hyper-V
4 28 (8.36%) XenDesktop
5 24 (7.16%) XenApp
6 23 (6.87%) vSphere
7 16 (4.78%) vCloud
8 6 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (1.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (1.19%) XenServer
11 3 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.60%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.30%) Firmware
13 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (6.57%) SCCM
2 20 (5.97%) SCOM
3 13 (3.88%) SCVMM
4 5 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (1.49%) Opsview
5 4 (1.19%) SCDPM
6 3 (0.90%) WSUS
6 3 (0.90%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.60%) AppDNA
7 2 (0.60%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.60%) SCSM
7 2 (0.60%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.30%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.30%) EMC Navisphere
8 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.30%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 86 (25.67%) VMware
2 79 (23.58%) Citrix
3 55 (16.42%) Cisco
4 28 (8.36%) NetApp
5 23 (6.87%) Oracle
6 20 (5.97%) EMC
7 11 (3.28%) CommVault
8 9 (2.69%) SAP
8 9 (2.69%) HP
9 8 (2.39%) IBM
9 8 (2.39%) Pegasus
9 8 (2.39%) Sage
9 8 (2.39%) 3PAR
10 7 (2.09%) CheckPoint
10 7 (2.09%) Symantec
11 5 (1.49%) Remedy
11 5 (1.49%) Kaspersky
12 4 (1.19%) Apple
12 4 (1.19%) Adobe
12 4 (1.19%) Dell
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £33000 - £42000 per annum + car
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £37,000 to £44,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Authentic Recruitment
Salary: £18k - 25k per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + pension, private HC
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + pension, healthcare etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £27000.00 - £31000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
IT MOB
Salary: £20,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits (Pension, Life Assurance, PHI)
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Certifications, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Dependent upon qualifications and experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 10 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HSBC
Posted: 12 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + company car, annual bonuses, pension
Posted: 12 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, health care,training
Posted: 12 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £49999 - £65000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 14 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago