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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 157 117 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 21.39% 16.91% 17.58%
As % of the Vendors category 48.01% 40.91% 44.86%
Number of salaries quoted 134 99 79
Average salary £32,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £22,300 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £56,500
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
327 286 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 44.55% 41.33% 39.19%
Number of salaries quoted 273 252 164
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £24,150 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 4 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 154 (45.29%) MS Excel
2 152 (44.71%) Windows
3 146 (42.94%) SQL Server
4 122 (35.88%) SQL
5 92 (27.06%) VMware
6 88 (25.88%) .NET
7 85 (25.00%) C#
7 85 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 76 (22.35%) Citrix
9 75 (22.06%) ASP.NET
10 67 (19.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 66 (19.41%) Active Directory
12 65 (19.12%) SQL Server 2005
13 57 (16.76%) SQL Server 2008
14 56 (16.47%) Microsoft Certification
15 55 (16.18%) Cisco
15 55 (16.18%) JavaScript
16 54 (15.88%) MS Office
17 51 (15.00%) HTML
18 50 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
19 45 (13.24%) Windows Server 2003
20 44 (12.94%) SAN
20 44 (12.94%) WAN
20 44 (12.94%) ITIL
20 44 (12.94%) ERP
21 43 (12.65%) MVC
21 43 (12.65%) LAN
21 43 (12.65%) SLA
22 42 (12.35%) SharePoint
22 42 (12.35%) CSS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 42 (12.35%) SharePoint
2 35 (10.29%) MS Exchange
3 22 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (5.29%) Lync
5 14 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (1.76%) IIS
7 5 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.47%) Apache
7 5 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.18%) JBoss
8 4 (1.18%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.88%) CMS
9 3 (0.88%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.59%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.59%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 154 (45.29%) MS Excel
2 54 (15.88%) MS Office
3 8 (2.35%) MS Project
3 8 (2.35%) PowerPivot
4 5 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.88%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.29%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 42 (12.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 31 (9.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (3.24%) Pegasus Opera
3 11 (3.24%) Sage 200
3 11 (3.24%) SAP Business One
4 10 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (1.18%) MFGPRO
6 2 (0.59%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (6.47%) Office 365
3 15 (4.41%) SaaS
4 14 (4.12%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.29%) IaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (12.94%) SAN
1 44 (12.94%) WAN
2 43 (12.65%) LAN
3 23 (6.76%) NAS
3 23 (6.76%) TCP/IP
4 20 (5.88%) DNS
5 18 (5.29%) Firewall
6 11 (3.24%) Wireless
6 11 (3.24%) VPN
6 11 (3.24%) Unified Communications
7 9 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (2.35%) WAAS
8 8 (2.35%) DHCP
8 8 (2.35%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (1.47%) Internet
10 4 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (1.18%) IPsec
10 4 (1.18%) NetScaler
11 3 (0.88%) MPLS
12 2 (0.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (42.94%) SQL Server
2 65 (19.12%) SQL Server 2005
3 57 (16.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 37 (10.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (8.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (7.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (5.29%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (5.00%) Oracle Database
9 16 (4.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (4.71%) Oracle Database 11g
9 16 (4.71%) Oracle Database 10g
10 14 (4.12%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (1.47%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.18%) OLAP
13 3 (0.88%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 2 (0.59%) MS Access
14 2 (0.59%) MySQL
15 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Power View
15 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 12c
15 1 (0.29%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 20 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 18 (5.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.65%) CppUnit
4 7 (2.06%) NUnit
5 4 (1.18%) CruiseControl
5 4 (1.18%) Subversion
5 4 (1.18%) Selenium
5 4 (1.18%) MSTest
5 4 (1.18%) Grunt
6 3 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.29%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.29%) TestComplete
General
1 41 (12.06%) Manufacturing
2 39 (11.47%) Finance
3 25 (7.35%) Retail
4 10 (2.94%) Marketing
5 9 (2.65%) Legal
6 5 (1.47%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.18%) Advertising
8 3 (0.88%) Law
9 1 (0.29%) Back Office
9 1 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 110 (32.35%) Developer
2 44 (12.94%) Consultant
3 41 (12.06%) Architect
4 38 (11.18%) .NET Developer
5 35 (10.29%) Analyst
6 32 (9.41%) Solutions Architect
7 25 (7.35%) Implementation Consultant
8 20 (5.88%) ERP Consultant
8 20 (5.88%) C# Developer
8 20 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 20 (5.88%) ERP Implementation Consultant
9 18 (5.29%) Support Engineer
10 17 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
11 16 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (4.12%) C# Software Developer
12 14 (4.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 14 (4.12%) Service Analyst
12 14 (4.12%) Web Developer
13 13 (3.82%) Junior
13 13 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (25.88%) .NET
2 75 (22.06%) ASP.NET
3 51 (15.00%) HTML
4 42 (12.35%) CSS
5 38 (11.18%) jQuery
6 30 (8.82%) XML
7 29 (8.53%) Ajax
8 27 (7.94%) Web Services
9 25 (7.35%) HTML5
10 24 (7.06%) Silverlight
11 19 (5.59%) CSS3
12 18 (5.29%) WCF
13 15 (4.41%) COM
13 15 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (4.12%) RESTful
14 14 (4.12%) WinForms
14 14 (4.12%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (3.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 13 (3.82%) WPF
16 10 (2.94%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.47%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.12%) NHS
4 9 (2.65%) Algorithms
5 8 (2.35%) Clustering
6 6 (1.76%) CLARiiON
7 5 (1.47%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.18%) Celerra
8 4 (1.18%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.18%) FlexPod
9 3 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.88%) Tandem
10 2 (0.59%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.59%) Statistics
10 2 (0.59%) FMCG
10 2 (0.59%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.59%) Xbox
11 1 (0.29%) User Experience
11 1 (0.29%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 152 (44.71%) Windows
2 50 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (13.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (11.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (5.59%) Windows 7
6 17 (5.00%) UNIX
7 14 (4.12%) Windows XP
8 12 (3.53%) Windows 8
9 10 (2.94%) Linux
10 6 (1.76%) Windows Vista
11 4 (1.18%) Solaris
12 3 (0.88%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.88%) Android
12 3 (0.88%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.59%) AIX
14 1 (0.29%) VMS
14 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (12.94%) ITIL
2 44 (12.94%) ERP
3 43 (12.65%) MVC
4 33 (9.71%) CRM
5 27 (7.94%) Enterprise Architecture
5 27 (7.94%) TOGAF
5 27 (7.94%) Waterfall
6 26 (7.65%) Zachman Framework
7 24 (7.06%) Mentoring
8 23 (6.76%) GAP Analysis
8 23 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (6.47%) Migration
9 22 (6.47%) Scrum
10 21 (6.18%) Business Analysis
11 19 (5.59%) E-Commerce
11 19 (5.59%) Change Management
12 18 (5.29%) PRINCE2
13 16 (4.71%) Software Engineering
13 16 (4.71%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 122 (35.88%) SQL
2 85 (25.00%) C#
3 55 (16.18%) JavaScript
4 16 (4.71%) T-SQL
4 16 (4.71%) VB.NET
5 15 (4.41%) C
6 14 (4.12%) Java
7 13 (3.82%) VB
8 10 (2.94%) PowerShell
8 10 (2.94%) C++
9 9 (2.65%) VBA
10 6 (1.76%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.18%) PHP
11 4 (1.18%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.59%) VB6
12 2 (0.59%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.59%) VBScript
13 1 (0.29%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 56 (16.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (8.24%) Degree
3 14 (4.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (4.12%) MCSE
3 14 (4.12%) MCSA
4 10 (2.94%) MCITP
4 10 (2.94%) CCA
4 10 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (2.65%) MCP
6 8 (2.35%) VCP4
6 8 (2.35%) NCDA
6 8 (2.35%) NCIE
6 8 (2.35%) VTSP
7 7 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.76%) MCTS
8 6 (1.76%) CCEE
9 5 (1.47%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.18%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.18%) VCAP
10 4 (1.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (12.65%) SLA
2 12 (3.53%) QA
3 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 67 (19.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (19.41%) Active Directory
3 35 (10.29%) Hyper-V
4 27 (7.94%) XenApp
5 25 (7.35%) vSphere
6 23 (6.76%) XenDesktop
7 11 (3.24%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (2.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 10 (2.94%) vCloud
9 4 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.88%) XenServer
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.29%) Firmware
11 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (6.47%) SCCM
2 20 (5.88%) SCOM
3 14 (4.12%) SCVMM
4 6 (1.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.76%) Opsview
5 3 (0.88%) WSUS
6 2 (0.59%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.29%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.29%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.29%) EMC Navisphere
7 1 (0.29%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.29%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.29%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.29%) Puppet
7 1 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 92 (27.06%) VMware
2 76 (22.35%) Citrix
3 55 (16.18%) Cisco
4 23 (6.76%) NetApp
5 20 (5.88%) Oracle
6 19 (5.59%) Sage
7 16 (4.71%) CommVault
8 14 (4.12%) EMC
9 12 (3.53%) SAP
10 11 (3.24%) Pegasus
11 9 (2.65%) Symantec
12 8 (2.35%) HP
13 7 (2.06%) CheckPoint
14 6 (1.76%) Kaspersky
14 6 (1.76%) IBM
15 5 (1.47%) Pega
16 4 (1.18%) Google
16 4 (1.18%) 3PAR
16 4 (1.18%) Apple
16 4 (1.18%) Remedy
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Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + pension, healthcare etc
Posted: Yesterday
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Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + company car, annual bonuses, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Head Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + good benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + good benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Package
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + includes good benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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QA Limited
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, car, pension, health care
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