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 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 11 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 115 180 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 15.93% 27.31% 13.84%
As % of the Vendors category 34.02% 56.25% 33.91%
Number of salaries quoted 99 153 69
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,700 £49,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
338 320 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 46.81% 48.56% 40.81%
Number of salaries quoted 300 279 196
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,630 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 109 (40.98%) MS Excel
2 101 (37.97%) Windows
3 94 (35.34%) SQL
3 94 (35.34%) SQL Server
4 66 (24.81%) .NET
5 57 (21.43%) VMware
6 55 (20.68%) MS Office
7 54 (20.30%) Finance
8 53 (19.92%) C#
9 50 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
10 48 (18.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 47 (17.67%) ITIL
12 44 (16.54%) ASP.NET
12 44 (16.54%) Active Directory
12 44 (16.54%) Citrix
13 38 (14.29%) HTML
14 36 (13.53%) Management Information System
15 35 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
15 35 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
16 33 (12.41%) ERP
17 32 (12.03%) SAN
17 32 (12.03%) Dynamics NAV
18 31 (11.65%) Windows Server 2008
18 31 (11.65%) JavaScript
19 30 (11.28%) SQL Server 2005
19 30 (11.28%) Degree
19 30 (11.28%) Manufacturing
19 30 (11.28%) vSphere
20 29 (10.90%) jQuery
20 29 (10.90%) CSS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 17 (6.39%) MS Exchange
2 15 (5.64%) IIS
3 12 (4.51%) SharePoint
3 12 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (3.76%) Lync
6 5 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (1.88%) WordPress
7 4 (1.50%) Apache
8 3 (1.13%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.13%) Moodle
9 2 (0.75%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.75%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.75%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.38%) nginx
10 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 109 (40.98%) MS Excel
2 55 (20.68%) MS Office
3 9 (3.38%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.26%) Photoshop
6 4 (1.50%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (1.13%) InDesign
8 2 (0.75%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.75%) CorelDRAW
8 2 (0.75%) MS Project
9 1 (0.38%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.38%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 32 (12.03%) Dynamics NAV
2 18 (6.77%) SAP Business One
2 18 (6.77%) Pegasus Opera
2 18 (6.77%) Sage 200
3 9 (3.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.50%) Magento
4 4 (1.50%) MFGPRO
5 2 (0.75%) Shopify
6 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.38%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.14%) SaaS
2 16 (6.02%) Office 365
2 16 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.13%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.13%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 32 (12.03%) SAN
2 17 (6.39%) WAN
3 16 (6.02%) LAN
3 16 (6.02%) Firewall
4 15 (5.64%) NAS
5 10 (3.76%) Unified Communications
6 7 (2.63%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.26%) DNS
7 6 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.13%) Asterisk PBX
10 2 (0.75%) Network Security
10 2 (0.75%) Internet
10 2 (0.75%) VPN
11 1 (0.38%) Broadband
11 1 (0.38%) VoIP
11 1 (0.38%) DHCP
11 1 (0.38%) MPLS
11 1 (0.38%) OSPF
11 1 (0.38%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (35.34%) SQL Server
2 30 (11.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (6.39%) MySQL
4 14 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.88%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (1.13%) OLAP
10 3 (1.13%) OLTP
10 3 (1.13%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 3 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.75%) EDRMS
12 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.38%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 12 (4.51%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.63%) Selenium
3 4 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.50%) Cucumber
3 4 (1.50%) SpecFlow
4 3 (1.13%) MSTest
4 3 (1.13%) CppUnit
4 3 (1.13%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (1.13%) NUnit
5 2 (0.75%) JIRA
5 2 (0.75%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.75%) Yeoman
General
1 54 (20.30%) Finance
2 30 (11.28%) Manufacturing
3 17 (6.39%) Banking
4 11 (4.14%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.01%) Legal
5 8 (3.01%) Marketing
6 3 (1.13%) Retail
6 3 (1.13%) Games
7 1 (0.38%) Advertising
7 1 (0.38%) Electronics
7 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.38%) Law
7 1 (0.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 72 (27.07%) Developer
2 38 (14.29%) Consultant
3 31 (11.65%) Analyst
4 28 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 22 (8.27%) Implementation Consultant
6 18 (6.77%) ERP Consultant
6 18 (6.77%) ERP Implementation Consultant
7 16 (6.02%) Architect
7 16 (6.02%) Support Engineer
8 15 (5.64%) SQL Developer
9 14 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (5.26%) Project Manager
9 14 (5.26%) Junior
10 12 (4.51%) Server Engineer
10 12 (4.51%) Windows Server Engineer
11 11 (4.14%) Junior Developer
11 11 (4.14%) Service Desk Analyst
11 11 (4.14%) Service Analyst
12 10 (3.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (3.76%) Customer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (24.81%) .NET
2 44 (16.54%) ASP.NET
3 38 (14.29%) HTML
4 29 (10.90%) CSS
4 29 (10.90%) jQuery
5 15 (5.64%) WCF
5 15 (5.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (5.64%) XML
6 14 (5.26%) AngularJS
7 12 (4.51%) HTML5
8 10 (3.76%) CSS3
8 10 (3.76%) .NET Framework
8 10 (3.76%) Web Services
9 9 (3.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (3.01%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (2.63%) SignalR
11 7 (2.63%) Sass
11 7 (2.63%) Ajax
11 7 (2.63%) WPF
12 4 (1.50%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.53%) Management Information System
2 24 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.89%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.76%) NHS
6 5 (1.88%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.50%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.50%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.13%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.13%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.13%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.75%) Copywriting
9 2 (0.75%) User Experience
9 2 (0.75%) Social Media
10 1 (0.38%) iPad
10 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.38%) Video Editing
10 1 (0.38%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.38%) DTV
10 1 (0.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 101 (37.97%) Windows
2 35 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 31 (11.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (9.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (5.26%) Linux
6 13 (4.89%) Windows 7
7 10 (3.76%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.13%) CentOS
9 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.38%) Android
10 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.38%) VMS
10 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (17.67%) ITIL
3 33 (12.41%) ERP
4 28 (10.53%) Change Management
5 27 (10.15%) MVC
6 22 (8.27%) Business Analysis
7 21 (7.89%) Migration
8 20 (7.52%) Project Management
9 19 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
10 16 (6.02%) Mentoring
11 15 (5.64%) High Availability
11 15 (5.64%) CRM
11 15 (5.64%) PRINCE2
12 13 (4.89%) Software Testing
12 13 (4.89%) Unit Testing
12 13 (4.89%) Waterfall
13 12 (4.51%) Web Development
13 12 (4.51%) Enterprise Architecture
13 12 (4.51%) TOGAF
14 11 (4.14%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 94 (35.34%) SQL
2 53 (19.92%) C#
3 31 (11.65%) JavaScript
4 14 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 10 (3.76%) PowerShell
6 8 (3.01%) Java
7 7 (2.63%) ANSI SQL
8 6 (2.26%) PHP
9 5 (1.88%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.50%) VB
11 3 (1.13%) C++
12 2 (0.75%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.75%) VBScript
12 2 (0.75%) VB6
12 2 (0.75%) PHP5
12 2 (0.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 35 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (11.28%) Degree
3 7 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (2.63%) ISEB
4 6 (2.26%) MCSA
4 6 (2.26%) MCP
5 5 (1.88%) MOS
6 4 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.13%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.75%) MCSD
9 1 (0.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.02%) SLA
2 9 (3.38%) QA
3 4 (1.50%) HL7
4 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (18.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (16.54%) Active Directory
3 30 (11.28%) vSphere
4 21 (7.89%) Hyper-V
5 19 (7.14%) XenApp
6 16 (6.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 15 (5.64%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (4.51%) vCloud
8 12 (4.51%) VMware ESX
9 10 (3.76%) XenDesktop
10 9 (3.38%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.38%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 17 (6.39%) SCOM
2 16 (6.02%) SCCM
3 15 (5.64%) vMotion
3 15 (5.64%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.38%) Puppet
4 1 (0.38%) Opsview
4 1 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.38%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (21.43%) VMware
2 44 (16.54%) Citrix
3 26 (9.77%) Sage
4 20 (7.52%) SAP
5 19 (7.14%) Cisco
6 18 (6.77%) Pegasus
7 15 (5.64%) CommVault
8 11 (4.14%) Tieto
9 8 (3.01%) HP
10 7 (2.63%) IBM
10 7 (2.63%) Google
11 6 (2.26%) Pega
12 5 (1.88%) NetApp
13 4 (1.50%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.50%) Oracle
14 3 (1.13%) Adobe
14 3 (1.13%) Juniper
14 3 (1.13%) Symantec
14 3 (1.13%) Websense
14 3 (1.13%) Telerik
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £33000.00 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Learn Direct
Salary: Competitive basic up to £40,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Fully Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £24k - 27k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + £35k
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car allowance + Home based
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + pension, private HC
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £13,500 - £19,500 depending on experience - Plus £3k shift allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fully Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + OTE £35k
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Sheffield
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £50000 - £150000 per annum + Bonus plus other.
Posted: 9 days ago
Sheffield, S3 7RD
Patient
Salary: Up to £24,000 depending on level of experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Sheffield, S3 7RD
Patient
Salary: £22,000 - £28,000 dependant on level of experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Ant Marketing
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 15 days ago
Sheffield
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago