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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 84 151 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 13.84% 19.33% 24.86%
As % of the Vendors category 37.84% 46.32% 57.10%
Number of salaries quoted 81 135 152
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,200 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £46,350
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
222 326 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 36.57% 41.74% 43.53%
Number of salaries quoted 202 279 252
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,015 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 April 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 70 (48.61%) MS Excel
2 67 (46.53%) Windows
3 57 (39.58%) VMware
4 44 (30.56%) .NET
4 44 (30.56%) SQL Server
4 44 (30.56%) Active Directory
5 35 (24.31%) Windows Server
6 34 (23.61%) Oracle
7 30 (20.83%) SQL
8 28 (19.44%) .NET Framework
9 27 (18.75%) Finance
10 26 (18.06%) Performance Tuning
11 24 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 24 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (15.97%) PowerShell
13 22 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
13 22 (15.28%) MS Office
13 22 (15.28%) DNS
14 19 (13.19%) Oracle9i Database
14 19 (13.19%) Solaris
14 19 (13.19%) JavaScript
14 19 (13.19%) Banking
14 19 (13.19%) Oracle ZFS
14 19 (13.19%) Oracle Database 11g
14 19 (13.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (13.19%) Oracle Database 12c
14 19 (13.19%) Oracle Database
15 18 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
15 18 (12.50%) C#

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 15 (10.42%) JBoss
1 15 (10.42%) WebLogic
1 15 (10.42%) WebSphere
1 15 (10.42%) WebSphere Application Server
2 14 (9.72%) CloudStack
3 10 (6.94%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.78%) IIS
5 2 (1.39%) CMS
5 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.39%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.69%) SAS
Applications
1 70 (48.61%) MS Excel
2 22 (15.28%) MS Office
3 7 (4.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.78%) Acrobat
5 2 (1.39%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.69%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.69%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (7.64%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (4.86%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (4.86%) Pegasus Opera
4 4 (2.78%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (2.78%) Summit
5 1 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.28%) DNS
2 7 (4.86%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.17%) Network Security
3 6 (4.17%) SAN
4 3 (2.08%) Internet
4 3 (2.08%) MPLS
4 3 (2.08%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.08%) WAN
5 2 (1.39%) DHCP
5 2 (1.39%) Firewall
5 2 (1.39%) LAN
5 2 (1.39%) LTE
5 2 (1.39%) VPN
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.69%) IPsec
6 1 (0.69%) Junos
6 1 (0.69%) Skype
6 1 (0.69%) VoIP
6 1 (0.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 19 (13.19%) Oracle Database
2 19 (13.19%) Oracle Database 11g
2 19 (13.19%) Oracle Database 12c
2 19 (13.19%) Oracle9i Database
3 17 (11.81%) MySQL
4 16 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (10.42%) Oracle Database 10g
5 15 (10.42%) Oracle Reports
6 14 (9.72%) Informix
7 13 (9.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (4.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (2.78%) Power BI
10 4 (2.78%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.08%) MS Access
11 3 (2.08%) QlikView
11 3 (2.08%) SQL CLR
11 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (10.42%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (4.86%) MSI
3 3 (2.08%) Subversion
3 3 (2.08%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (18.75%) Finance
2 19 (13.19%) Banking
3 2 (1.39%) French Language
3 2 (1.39%) Law
3 2 (1.39%) Retail
4 1 (0.69%) Back Office
4 1 (0.69%) Games
4 1 (0.69%) Legal
4 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.69%) Marketing
4 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (23.61%) Analyst
2 26 (18.06%) Consultant
3 24 (16.67%) Developer
3 24 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
4 18 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 17 (11.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (9.72%) AWS Engineer
6 14 (9.72%) Cloud Engineer
6 14 (9.72%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (9.72%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 14 (9.72%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (9.72%) SQL Developer
7 11 (7.64%) SQL Server Developer
7 11 (7.64%) Support Analyst
8 10 (6.94%) .NET Software Developer
9 8 (5.56%) Architect
9 8 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (5.56%) C# Developer
9 8 (5.56%) IT Support
9 8 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (30.56%) .NET
2 28 (19.44%) .NET Framework
3 16 (11.11%) Web Services
4 15 (10.42%) HTML
5 13 (9.03%) ASP.NET
6 8 (5.56%) HTML5
7 7 (4.86%) jQuery
8 6 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (3.47%) CSS
10 4 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (2.08%) Ajax
11 3 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 3 (2.08%) Ruby on Rails
12 2 (1.39%) AngularJS
12 2 (1.39%) WCF
12 2 (1.39%) XML
13 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 1 (0.69%) CSS3
13 1 (0.69%) KnockoutJS
13 1 (0.69%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.42%) PKI
3 8 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.86%) Client/Server
5 6 (4.17%) Driving Licence
6 5 (3.47%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.47%) NHS
7 4 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (2.08%) iPad
9 2 (1.39%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.39%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.39%) iPhone
9 2 (1.39%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.69%) PlayStation
10 1 (0.69%) Statistics
10 1 (0.69%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 67 (46.53%) Windows
2 35 (24.31%) Windows Server
3 24 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (13.19%) Solaris
4 19 (13.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (12.50%) Linux
6 14 (9.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (5.56%) Unix
8 7 (4.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.47%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.06%) Performance Tuning
2 24 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (11.81%) CRM
4 12 (8.33%) Logistics
4 12 (8.33%) Project Management
5 11 (7.64%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (7.64%) ERP
5 11 (7.64%) ITIL
5 11 (7.64%) Web Development
6 9 (6.25%) MVC
6 9 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (5.56%) Waterfall
8 7 (4.86%) Analytics
8 7 (4.86%) Presales
8 7 (4.86%) Scrum
9 6 (4.17%) Migration
10 5 (3.47%) Business Development
10 5 (3.47%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (3.47%) Data Analysis
10 5 (3.47%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.83%) SQL
2 23 (15.97%) PowerShell
3 19 (13.19%) JavaScript
4 18 (12.50%) C#
5 17 (11.81%) Ruby
6 14 (9.72%) Bash Shell
6 14 (9.72%) Perl
6 14 (9.72%) Python
7 12 (8.33%) T-SQL
8 9 (6.25%) VB.NET
9 7 (4.86%) Uniface
9 7 (4.86%) VBA
10 4 (2.78%) Java
10 4 (2.78%) PHP
11 3 (2.08%) R
11 3 (2.08%) X++
12 1 (0.69%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.69%) RPG
12 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (6.94%) Degree
2 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.08%) ISEB
3 3 (2.08%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.08%) MCSA
4 2 (1.39%) CCNA
4 2 (1.39%) MCP
4 2 (1.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.69%) CCDA
5 1 (0.69%) CCDP
5 1 (0.69%) CCNP
5 1 (0.69%) MCITP
5 1 (0.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.64%) QA
2 5 (3.47%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (30.56%) Active Directory
2 18 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.56%) vSphere
4 7 (4.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.08%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.39%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.39%) vCloud
6 2 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (13.19%) Oracle ZFS
2 15 (10.42%) Data Guard
2 15 (10.42%) Oracle RMAN
3 14 (9.72%) Cacti
3 14 (9.72%) FortiGate
3 14 (9.72%) Grafana
3 14 (9.72%) Graphite
3 14 (9.72%) Nagios
3 14 (9.72%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (9.72%) Opsview
3 14 (9.72%) Salt
4 2 (1.39%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 57 (39.58%) VMware
2 34 (23.61%) Oracle
3 15 (10.42%) F5
4 14 (9.72%) Red Hat
5 10 (6.94%) Cisco
5 10 (6.94%) Citrix
6 7 (4.86%) Pegasus
6 7 (4.86%) Sage
7 6 (4.17%) EMC
8 5 (3.47%) HP
8 5 (3.47%) NetApp
9 4 (2.78%) Adobe
10 3 (2.08%) Apple
10 3 (2.08%) Remedy
10 3 (2.08%) Tableau
11 2 (1.39%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.39%) Juniper
11 2 (1.39%) LANDesk
11 2 (1.39%) SAP
11 2 (1.39%) Veeam
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