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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 174 87 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 22.39% 15.54% 19.62%
As % of the Vendors category 48.74% 35.37% 52.11%
Number of salaries quoted 142 75 125
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,150 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
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
357 246 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 45.95% 43.93% 37.66%
Number of salaries quoted 301 221 246
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,150 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 170 (46.20%) MS Excel
2 163 (44.29%) Windows
3 143 (38.86%) SQL Server
4 101 (27.45%) SQL
5 98 (26.63%) VMware
6 89 (24.18%) Citrix
7 82 (22.28%) .NET
8 81 (22.01%) Active Directory
9 74 (20.11%) Agile Software Development
10 73 (19.84%) C#
11 72 (19.57%) ITIL
12 67 (18.21%) ASP.NET
13 66 (17.93%) Cisco
14 65 (17.66%) VMware Infrastructure
15 63 (17.12%) Microsoft Certification
16 57 (15.49%) SQL Server 2008
17 53 (14.40%) SQL Server 2005
18 52 (14.13%) Windows Server 2008
19 50 (13.59%) MS Office
19 50 (13.59%) JavaScript
19 50 (13.59%) MS Exchange
20 48 (13.04%) MVC
20 48 (13.04%) Hyper-V
21 45 (12.23%) Windows Server 2003
22 43 (11.68%) Windows Server 2012
23 42 (11.41%) MCSE
24 40 (10.87%) Management Information System
25 39 (10.60%) WAN
25 39 (10.60%) XenDesktop
26 38 (10.33%) LAN

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 50 (13.59%) MS Exchange
2 33 (8.97%) SharePoint
3 30 (8.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 29 (7.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 28 (7.61%) Apache
6 22 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2010
7 19 (5.16%) Lync
8 11 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (2.72%) IIS
10 4 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.82%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.82%) JBoss
11 3 (0.82%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.54%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.27%) CMS
13 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 170 (46.20%) MS Excel
2 50 (13.59%) MS Office
3 7 (1.90%) PowerPivot
4 6 (1.63%) MS Project
5 4 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.09%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.82%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.54%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 33 (8.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (7.07%) Dynamics NAV
3 13 (3.53%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.09%) Pegasus Opera
4 4 (1.09%) Sage 200
4 4 (1.09%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.54%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.27%) assyst
6 1 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (4.89%) Office 365
3 8 (2.17%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.54%) SaaS
5 2 (0.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (10.60%) WAN
2 38 (10.33%) LAN
3 36 (9.78%) DNS
4 28 (7.61%) SAN
5 26 (7.07%) TCP/IP
6 19 (5.16%) DHCP
6 19 (5.16%) WAAS
6 19 (5.16%) Cisco Nexus
7 18 (4.89%) Firewall
8 15 (4.08%) NAS
9 12 (3.26%) Internet
9 12 (3.26%) Wireless
10 10 (2.72%) NetScaler
11 6 (1.63%) Unified Communications
11 6 (1.63%) VPN
12 4 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.82%) IPsec
14 2 (0.54%) MPLS
14 2 (0.54%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (38.86%) SQL Server
2 57 (15.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (14.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 30 (8.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (4.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (4.08%) Oracle Database
8 14 (3.80%) Oracle Database 11g
8 14 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (3.26%) Oracle Database 10g
10 11 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (2.72%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (1.09%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.82%) OLAP
14 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.54%) MySQL
14 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.27%) MSDE
15 1 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
15 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (5.98%) Visual Studio
2 15 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (2.99%) Rhino Mocks
3 11 (2.99%) NUnit
3 11 (2.99%) Subversion
4 9 (2.45%) CruiseControl
4 9 (2.45%) Grunt
4 9 (2.45%) CppUnit
5 3 (0.82%) Selenium
6 2 (0.54%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.27%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.27%) JIRA
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.27%) MSI
General
1 30 (8.15%) Finance
2 27 (7.34%) Manufacturing
3 17 (4.62%) Retail
3 17 (4.62%) Legal
4 7 (1.90%) Law
4 7 (1.90%) Advertising
5 6 (1.63%) Marketing
6 5 (1.36%) Games
7 3 (0.82%) Banking
8 2 (0.54%) Back Office
9 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.27%) Automotive
9 1 (0.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 95 (25.82%) Developer
2 70 (19.02%) Analyst
3 47 (12.77%) Consultant
4 45 (12.23%) Architect
5 42 (11.41%) Support Analyst
6 37 (10.05%) Service Analyst
7 33 (8.97%) .NET Developer
8 30 (8.15%) Solutions Architect
9 24 (6.52%) Support Engineer
10 17 (4.62%) Microsoft Consultant
11 16 (4.35%) Software Developer
12 14 (3.80%) Junior
12 14 (3.80%) Windows Server Engineer
12 14 (3.80%) Implementation Consultant
12 14 (3.80%) Server Engineer
13 13 (3.53%) Junior Developer
13 13 (3.53%) Infrastructure Architect
13 13 (3.53%) ERP Consultant
13 13 (3.53%) C# Developer
13 13 (3.53%) ERP Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (22.28%) .NET
2 67 (18.21%) ASP.NET
3 37 (10.05%) HTML
4 31 (8.42%) jQuery
5 27 (7.34%) ASP.NET MVC
5 27 (7.34%) WCF
6 25 (6.79%) XML
7 24 (6.52%) CSS
8 23 (6.25%) Silverlight
9 22 (5.98%) COM
10 21 (5.71%) Ajax
10 21 (5.71%) Web Services
11 17 (4.62%) HTML5
12 13 (3.53%) NHibernate
12 13 (3.53%) Application Packaging
13 11 (2.99%) MonoRail
13 11 (2.99%) WinForms
13 11 (2.99%) Castle Windsor
14 10 (2.72%) MFC
14 10 (2.72%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.87%) Management Information System
2 27 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.08%) CLARiiON
4 12 (3.26%) Celerra
5 11 (2.99%) Tandem
6 9 (2.45%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.90%) Xbox
7 7 (1.90%) FlexPod
7 7 (1.90%) Blackberry
7 7 (1.90%) NHS
8 3 (0.82%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.82%) Life Science
9 2 (0.54%) FMCG
9 2 (0.54%) Clustering
9 2 (0.54%) PDA
9 2 (0.54%) GIS
10 1 (0.27%) Replication
10 1 (0.27%) PMI
10 1 (0.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 163 (44.29%) Windows
2 52 (14.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (12.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 43 (11.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (9.78%) UNIX
6 30 (8.15%) Windows 7
7 17 (4.62%) Windows 8
8 14 (3.80%) Windows XP
9 7 (1.90%) Linux
10 5 (1.36%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.82%) Android
11 3 (0.82%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.82%) Solaris
11 3 (0.82%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.54%) AIX
13 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (20.11%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (19.57%) ITIL
3 48 (13.04%) MVC
4 35 (9.51%) E-Commerce
5 34 (9.24%) CRM
6 27 (7.34%) Scrum
6 27 (7.34%) Mentoring
7 26 (7.07%) ERP
8 24 (6.52%) Supplier Management
8 24 (6.52%) Incident Management
9 21 (5.71%) Software Engineering
9 21 (5.71%) Change Management
10 20 (5.43%) TDD
11 18 (4.89%) Waterfall
12 17 (4.62%) Zachman Framework
12 17 (4.62%) TOGAF
12 17 (4.62%) Enterprise Architecture
12 17 (4.62%) Migration
13 16 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
13 16 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 101 (27.45%) SQL
2 73 (19.84%) C#
3 50 (13.59%) JavaScript
4 21 (5.71%) VB.NET
5 17 (4.62%) VB
5 17 (4.62%) C++
6 10 (2.72%) C
7 9 (2.45%) Java
7 9 (2.45%) T-SQL
8 8 (2.17%) VBA
9 7 (1.90%) Python
9 7 (1.90%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.63%) Embedded C++
11 5 (1.36%) PHP
11 5 (1.36%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.82%) VB6
13 2 (0.54%) VBScript
13 2 (0.54%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.27%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 63 (17.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (11.41%) MCSE
3 30 (8.15%) CCA
3 30 (8.15%) Citrix Certification
3 30 (8.15%) Degree
4 26 (7.07%) MCITP
4 26 (7.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 22 (5.98%) MCTS
6 19 (5.16%) MCP
6 19 (5.16%) NCDA
6 19 (5.16%) NCIE
6 19 (5.16%) VTSP
7 16 (4.35%) CCEA
8 14 (3.80%) CCEE
9 12 (3.26%) CCIA
9 12 (3.26%) VCAP
9 12 (3.26%) Security Cleared
10 10 (2.72%) MCSA
11 9 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (1.09%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.88%) SLA
2 11 (2.99%) QA
3 5 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 81 (22.01%) Active Directory
2 65 (17.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 39 (10.60%) XenDesktop
5 28 (7.61%) vSphere
6 25 (6.79%) XenApp
7 21 (5.71%) vCloud
8 12 (3.26%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (1.36%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.82%) XenServer
11 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.27%) Xen
11 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (6.79%) SCCM
2 15 (4.08%) SCOM
3 11 (2.99%) SCVMM
4 5 (1.36%) XenMobile
5 3 (0.82%) WSUS
5 3 (0.82%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.82%) AppDNA
5 3 (0.82%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.54%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.54%) SCSM
7 1 (0.27%) Opsview
7 1 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.27%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.27%) EMC Navisphere
7 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 98 (26.63%) VMware
2 89 (24.18%) Citrix
3 66 (17.93%) Cisco
4 32 (8.70%) NetApp
5 27 (7.34%) EMC
6 18 (4.89%) Oracle
7 16 (4.35%) HP
8 13 (3.53%) IBM
9 12 (3.26%) 3PAR
10 10 (2.72%) Remedy
11 7 (1.90%) AppSense
12 6 (1.63%) Twitter
12 6 (1.63%) ServiceNow
12 6 (1.63%) Pega
12 6 (1.63%) Dell
12 6 (1.63%) CommVault
13 5 (1.36%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.36%) Adobe
13 5 (1.36%) Sony
14 4 (1.09%) SAP
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum dependent on level of experience
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TRG
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits
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
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Company Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield
Dixons Carphone
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
IT MOB
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits (Pension, Life Assurance,
Posted: 10 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HSBC
Posted: 13 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, health care,training
Posted: 15 days ago
Sheffield
EMIS
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits / Home Working / Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago