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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 119 199 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 16.81% 27.19% 12.27%
As % of the Vendors category 37.54% 54.08% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 100 153 51
Average salary £31,000 £37,696 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.76% +15.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,950 £24,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £55,000
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
317 368 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 44.77% 50.27% 43.49%
Number of salaries quoted 284 300 196
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,025 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,800 £62,500
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 31 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 124 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 101 (40.73%) Windows
3 79 (31.85%) SQL Server
4 75 (30.24%) SQL
5 64 (25.81%) .NET
6 60 (24.19%) VMware
7 58 (23.39%) Active Directory
8 54 (21.77%) Citrix
9 53 (21.37%) Finance
10 52 (20.97%) MS Office
11 51 (20.56%) C#
12 48 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
13 47 (18.95%) ITIL
14 43 (17.34%) Agile Software Development
15 42 (16.94%) vSphere
16 40 (16.13%) ASP.NET
17 39 (15.73%) Management Information System
17 39 (15.73%) Windows Server 2012
18 34 (13.71%) Windows Server 2008
18 34 (13.71%) JavaScript
19 33 (13.31%) HTML
20 32 (12.90%) jQuery
21 31 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
22 29 (11.69%) Firewall
23 28 (11.29%) MVC
23 28 (11.29%) CSS
23 28 (11.29%) IIS
24 26 (10.48%) SAN
24 26 (10.48%) VMware ESX
25 25 (10.08%) Change Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 28 (11.29%) IIS
2 21 (8.47%) MS Exchange
3 15 (6.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (3.63%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (2.42%) Apache
6 6 (2.42%) Lync
7 5 (2.02%) WordPress
8 3 (1.21%) JBoss
8 3 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.21%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.21%) Moodle
9 2 (0.81%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.81%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.81%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 124 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 52 (20.97%) MS Office
3 8 (3.23%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.42%) Photoshop
6 4 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (1.21%) InDesign
8 2 (0.81%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.81%) CorelDRAW
8 2 (0.81%) MS Project
9 1 (0.40%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.40%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 21 (8.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 17 (6.85%) SAP Business One
3 16 (6.45%) Pegasus Opera
3 16 (6.45%) Sage 200
4 8 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (1.61%) Magento
6 2 (0.81%) Shopify
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.40%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (6.45%) SaaS
2 16 (6.45%) Office 365
3 6 (2.42%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.21%) Google Apps
5 3 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 29 (11.69%) Firewall
2 26 (10.48%) SAN
3 17 (6.85%) DNS
4 15 (6.05%) NAS
5 13 (5.24%) WAN
6 11 (4.44%) LAN
7 8 (3.23%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.42%) Unified Communications
9 5 (2.02%) Asterisk PBX
9 5 (2.02%) DHCP
10 4 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.81%) VLAN
12 2 (0.81%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.81%) FTP
12 2 (0.81%) VoIP
12 2 (0.81%) OpenLDAP
13 1 (0.40%) VPN
13 1 (0.40%) Broadband
13 1 (0.40%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (31.85%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.85%) MySQL
2 17 (6.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.42%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.02%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.21%) OLAP
7 3 (1.21%) OLTP
7 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.81%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (4.84%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.61%) Cucumber
3 4 (1.61%) SpecFlow
3 4 (1.61%) Selenium
4 3 (1.21%) CppUnit
4 3 (1.21%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (1.21%) JIRA
5 2 (0.81%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.81%) Yeoman
General
1 53 (21.37%) Finance
2 24 (9.68%) Banking
3 23 (9.27%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.44%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.23%) Retail
6 7 (2.82%) Legal
7 6 (2.42%) Marketing
8 3 (1.21%) Games
9 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.81%) Law
10 1 (0.40%) Electronics
10 1 (0.40%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 64 (25.81%) Developer
2 40 (16.13%) Consultant
3 33 (13.31%) Analyst
4 25 (10.08%) .NET Developer
5 21 (8.47%) Junior
6 16 (6.45%) Implementation Consultant
6 16 (6.45%) ERP Consultant
6 16 (6.45%) ERP Implementation Consultant
7 15 (6.05%) Technical Consultant
8 14 (5.65%) Support Engineer
8 14 (5.65%) Project Manager
8 14 (5.65%) Junior Developer
9 13 (5.24%) Service Desk Analyst
9 13 (5.24%) Service Analyst
10 12 (4.84%) Customer Analyst
11 11 (4.44%) SQL Developer
12 9 (3.63%) IT Support
13 8 (3.23%) Exchange Engineer
13 8 (3.23%) Junior .NET Developer
13 8 (3.23%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (25.81%) .NET
2 40 (16.13%) ASP.NET
3 33 (13.31%) HTML
4 32 (12.90%) jQuery
5 28 (11.29%) CSS
6 15 (6.05%) WCF
7 13 (5.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (4.84%) XML
9 11 (4.44%) Web Services
9 11 (4.44%) AngularJS
10 10 (4.03%) .NET Framework
11 9 (3.63%) CSS3
11 9 (3.63%) HTML5
12 8 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (3.23%) Ajax
13 7 (2.82%) SignalR
13 7 (2.82%) Sass
14 6 (2.42%) WPF
15 5 (2.02%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.73%) Management Information System
2 23 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.63%) NHS
4 9 (3.63%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.82%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.61%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.21%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.21%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.21%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.21%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.81%) Copywriting
8 2 (0.81%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.81%) User Experience
8 2 (0.81%) Social Media
9 1 (0.40%) iPad
9 1 (0.40%) iSeries
9 1 (0.40%) Video Editing
9 1 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.40%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 101 (40.73%) Windows
2 39 (15.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 34 (13.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (6.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (6.45%) Linux
5 16 (6.45%) Windows 7
6 10 (4.03%) UNIX
6 10 (4.03%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.21%) CentOS
8 2 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.40%) Android
9 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (18.95%) ITIL
2 43 (17.34%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (11.29%) MVC
4 25 (10.08%) Change Management
4 25 (10.08%) ERP
5 21 (8.47%) Project Management
6 20 (8.06%) Business Analysis
7 17 (6.85%) GAP Analysis
7 17 (6.85%) Migration
8 14 (5.65%) High Availability
9 13 (5.24%) CRM
10 12 (4.84%) PRINCE2
10 12 (4.84%) Web Development
10 12 (4.84%) Mentoring
11 10 (4.03%) Software Testing
11 10 (4.03%) Unit Testing
12 9 (3.63%) Service Delivery
12 9 (3.63%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (3.63%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 75 (30.24%) SQL
2 51 (20.56%) C#
3 34 (13.71%) JavaScript
4 12 (4.84%) T-SQL
5 8 (3.23%) Java
5 8 (3.23%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.82%) ANSI SQL
7 6 (2.42%) PHP
8 4 (1.61%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.21%) C++
10 2 (0.81%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.81%) VBScript
10 2 (0.81%) VB
10 2 (0.81%) PHP5
10 2 (0.81%) Scala
11 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (9.27%) Degree
3 5 (2.02%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.61%) MCP
4 4 (1.61%) ISEB
5 3 (1.21%) MCSA
5 3 (1.21%) MCSD
5 3 (1.21%) MOS
5 3 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.81%) MCSE
7 1 (0.40%) MCTS
7 1 (0.40%) MCITP
7 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.87%) SLA
2 10 (4.03%) QA
3 4 (1.61%) HL7
System Software
1 58 (23.39%) Active Directory
2 48 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (16.94%) vSphere
4 26 (10.48%) VMware ESX
5 25 (10.08%) vCloud
6 18 (7.26%) Terminal Services
7 15 (6.05%) XenApp
8 14 (5.65%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (5.65%) Hyper-V
9 13 (5.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 7 (2.82%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.81%) NFS
11 2 (0.81%) Samba
12 1 (0.40%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 17 (6.85%) SCOM
2 16 (6.45%) SCCM
3 14 (5.65%) SCVMM
3 14 (5.65%) vMotion
4 2 (0.81%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.81%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (0.81%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.81%) WSUS
5 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 60 (24.19%) VMware
2 54 (21.77%) Citrix
3 19 (7.66%) SAP
4 16 (6.45%) Sage
4 16 (6.45%) Pegasus
5 12 (4.84%) Cisco
6 11 (4.44%) CommVault
6 11 (4.44%) Tieto
7 9 (3.63%) Oracle
8 8 (3.23%) HP
9 6 (2.42%) Google
10 4 (1.61%) EMC
10 4 (1.61%) IBM
10 4 (1.61%) NetApp
10 4 (1.61%) Juniper
10 4 (1.61%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.21%) Adobe
12 2 (0.81%) Siebel
12 2 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.81%) Symantec
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