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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 194 58 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 25.66% 12.75% 18.46%
As % of the Vendors category 47.78% 27.62% 44.90%
Number of salaries quoted 139 45 92
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,943 £22,500 £20,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,500 £41,350
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
406 210 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 53.70% 46.15% 41.11%
Number of salaries quoted 327 180 206
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £26,590 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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 18 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 183 (50.55%) Windows
2 157 (43.37%) MS Excel
3 110 (30.39%) SQL Server
4 107 (29.56%) VMware
5 99 (27.35%) Active Directory
6 96 (26.52%) Citrix
7 79 (21.82%) SQL
8 73 (20.17%) .NET
9 70 (19.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 66 (18.23%) ITIL
11 65 (17.96%) C#
11 65 (17.96%) VMware Infrastructure
11 65 (17.96%) Windows Server 2008
12 64 (17.68%) MS Office
13 62 (17.13%) MCSE
14 56 (15.47%) XenDesktop
15 54 (14.92%) ASP.NET
16 52 (14.36%) Windows Server 2003
17 50 (13.81%) Hyper-V
18 46 (12.71%) Agile Software Development
18 46 (12.71%) Cisco
19 45 (12.43%) MS Exchange
20 43 (11.88%) HP
21 42 (11.60%) Citrix Certification
22 41 (11.33%) JavaScript
23 40 (11.05%) Windows Server 2012
24 39 (10.77%) CCA
25 36 (9.94%) Degree
26 35 (9.67%) SQL Server 2008
26 35 (9.67%) MVC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 45 (12.43%) MS Exchange
2 31 (8.56%) Lync
3 27 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2003
3 27 (7.46%) Apache
4 25 (6.91%) Exchange Server 2007
5 22 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (5.25%) SharePoint
7 13 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (2.76%) IIS
9 4 (1.10%) CMS
10 3 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.28%) WordPress
12 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 157 (43.37%) MS Excel
2 64 (17.68%) MS Office
3 10 (2.76%) Adobe Captivate
4 9 (2.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.38%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.55%) MS Project
6 2 (0.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 27 (7.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (3.87%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.66%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.55%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.28%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.04%) Office 365
3 6 (1.66%) IaaS
4 4 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.67%) DNS
2 25 (6.91%) SAN
2 25 (6.91%) TCP/IP
3 22 (6.08%) NetScaler
4 19 (5.25%) Internet
5 18 (4.97%) Cisco Nexus
5 18 (4.97%) WAAS
6 16 (4.42%) DHCP
7 13 (3.59%) Unified Communications
8 8 (2.21%) Firewall
8 8 (2.21%) WAN
8 8 (2.21%) LAN
9 5 (1.38%) Wireless
9 5 (1.38%) IP Telephony
10 4 (1.10%) NAS
11 3 (0.83%) PBX
12 2 (0.55%) VPN
13 1 (0.28%) HTTP
13 1 (0.28%) VoIP
13 1 (0.28%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (30.39%) SQL Server
2 35 (9.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (8.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (4.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (2.49%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (1.38%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.10%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (0.83%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.55%) OLAP
12 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.28%) MSDE
13 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.28%) MySQL
13 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 17 (4.70%) Visual Studio
2 11 (3.04%) Subversion
3 9 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (2.21%) NUnit
4 8 (2.21%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (1.66%) CruiseControl
5 6 (1.66%) Grunt
5 6 (1.66%) MSI
6 5 (1.38%) AdminStudio
7 4 (1.10%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.10%) InstallShield
8 3 (0.83%) MSBuild
8 3 (0.83%) Selenium
9 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.28%) JIRA
General
1 26 (7.18%) Finance
2 25 (6.91%) Legal
3 12 (3.31%) Manufacturing
3 12 (3.31%) Advertising
4 10 (2.76%) Law
5 7 (1.93%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.66%) Games
7 4 (1.10%) Banking
7 4 (1.10%) French Language
8 3 (0.83%) Retail
8 3 (0.83%) Marketing
9 2 (0.55%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Automotive
10 1 (0.28%) Front Office
10 1 (0.28%) German Language
10 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 70 (19.34%) Developer
2 64 (17.68%) Analyst
3 55 (15.19%) Consultant
4 43 (11.88%) Support Analyst
5 38 (10.50%) Service Analyst
6 29 (8.01%) Support Engineer
7 28 (7.73%) Architect
8 24 (6.63%) .NET Developer
8 24 (6.63%) Windows Support Engineer
9 23 (6.35%) Microsoft Consultant
10 22 (6.08%) Software Engineer
11 19 (5.25%) Server Engineer
11 19 (5.25%) Windows Server Engineer
12 17 (4.70%) Server Support
12 17 (4.70%) Solutions Architect
12 17 (4.70%) Server Support Engineer
13 16 (4.42%) CRM Developer
14 15 (4.14%) Pre Sales Consultant
14 15 (4.14%) C# Developer
15 13 (3.59%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (20.17%) .NET
2 54 (14.92%) ASP.NET
3 29 (8.01%) Application Packaging
4 27 (7.46%) HTML
5 26 (7.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (6.63%) Web Services
7 21 (5.80%) WCF
8 20 (5.52%) jQuery
9 14 (3.87%) Silverlight
9 14 (3.87%) CSS
10 13 (3.59%) SOAP
11 12 (3.31%) COM
12 11 (3.04%) XML
12 11 (3.04%) HTML5
13 10 (2.76%) NHibernate
14 8 (2.21%) MonoRail
14 8 (2.21%) Castle Windsor
15 7 (1.93%) REST
16 6 (1.66%) Ajax
16 6 (1.66%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.46%) Management Information System
2 12 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.04%) CLARiiON
4 10 (2.76%) Celerra
5 8 (2.21%) FlexPod
5 8 (2.21%) Tandem
6 6 (1.66%) Firmware
7 5 (1.38%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.38%) Xbox
8 4 (1.10%) Social Media
9 3 (0.83%) NHS
9 3 (0.83%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.83%) User Experience
10 2 (0.55%) PDA
10 2 (0.55%) Life Science
10 2 (0.55%) Clustering
10 2 (0.55%) GIS
10 2 (0.55%) Replication
11 1 (0.28%) W3C
11 1 (0.28%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 183 (50.55%) Windows
2 65 (17.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (14.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 40 (11.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (8.84%) Windows 7
6 31 (8.56%) UNIX
7 17 (4.70%) Windows 8
8 15 (4.14%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.38%) Linux
10 4 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (18.23%) ITIL
2 46 (12.71%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (9.67%) MVC
4 34 (9.39%) Change Management
5 30 (8.29%) Mentoring
6 27 (7.46%) CRM
6 27 (7.46%) E-Commerce
7 25 (6.91%) Incident Management
7 25 (6.91%) Supplier Management
8 23 (6.35%) Software Engineering
9 21 (5.80%) Scrum
9 21 (5.80%) TDD
10 19 (5.25%) Practice Management
11 17 (4.70%) Project Management
11 17 (4.70%) Software Architecture
11 17 (4.70%) System Testing
12 12 (3.31%) Service Delivery
12 12 (3.31%) Migration
13 10 (2.76%) Web Application Development
14 8 (2.21%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (21.82%) SQL
2 65 (17.96%) C#
3 41 (11.33%) JavaScript
4 17 (4.70%) Python
4 17 (4.70%) C++
5 13 (3.59%) VB.NET
5 13 (3.59%) C
5 13 (3.59%) Embedded C++
6 11 (3.04%) VB
6 11 (3.04%) T-SQL
7 8 (2.21%) PowerShell
7 8 (2.21%) Embedded C
8 5 (1.38%) VBScript
8 5 (1.38%) PHP
9 4 (1.10%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.10%) Java
9 4 (1.10%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.83%) VB6
11 1 (0.28%) Perl
11 1 (0.28%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 70 (19.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (17.13%) MCSE
3 42 (11.60%) Citrix Certification
4 39 (10.77%) CCA
5 36 (9.94%) Degree
6 33 (9.12%) MCP
7 29 (8.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 28 (7.73%) MCTS
8 28 (7.73%) MCITP
9 23 (6.35%) CCEE
10 19 (5.25%) Security Cleared
11 18 (4.97%) VTSP
11 18 (4.97%) NCDA
11 18 (4.97%) NCIE
11 18 (4.97%) CCEA
12 10 (2.76%) VCAP
12 10 (2.76%) CCIA
13 9 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (2.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 9 (2.49%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.56%) SLA
2 5 (1.38%) QA
3 4 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.55%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.28%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 99 (27.35%) Active Directory
2 65 (17.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (15.47%) XenDesktop
4 50 (13.81%) Hyper-V
5 26 (7.18%) XenApp
6 22 (6.08%) vSphere
7 21 (5.80%) Microsoft App-V
8 20 (5.52%) vCloud
9 17 (4.70%) XenServer
10 9 (2.49%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 34 (9.39%) SCCM
2 22 (6.08%) SCOM
3 15 (4.14%) SCVMM
4 10 (2.76%) SCDPM
5 8 (2.21%) AppDNA
6 4 (1.10%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.55%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.55%) SCSM
7 2 (0.55%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.28%) Foglight
8 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 107 (29.56%) VMware
2 96 (26.52%) Citrix
3 46 (12.71%) Cisco
4 43 (11.88%) HP
5 31 (8.56%) NetApp
6 21 (5.80%) EMC
7 20 (5.52%) IBM
8 12 (3.31%) Remedy
9 11 (3.04%) Oracle
10 10 (2.76%) ServiceNow
10 10 (2.76%) 3PAR
10 10 (2.76%) Riverbed
10 10 (2.76%) Adobe
11 9 (2.49%) AppSense
12 7 (1.93%) Pega
13 6 (1.66%) Twitter
13 6 (1.66%) Veeam
13 6 (1.66%) Symantec
14 5 (1.38%) Dell
14 5 (1.38%) Sony
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