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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 201 72 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 27.24% 12.81% 19.86%
As % of the Vendors category 53.60% 29.27% 49.57%
Number of salaries quoted 158 57 98
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £41,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
375 246 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 50.81% 43.77% 40.07%
Number of salaries quoted 309 205 199
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +16.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £25,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £50,000
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 22 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 198 (54.40%) Windows
2 150 (41.21%) MS Excel
3 116 (31.87%) VMware
4 102 (28.02%) Active Directory
5 94 (25.82%) SQL Server
6 92 (25.27%) Citrix
7 79 (21.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 75 (20.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 74 (20.33%) SQL
10 69 (18.96%) VMware Infrastructure
11 68 (18.68%) .NET
12 65 (17.86%) MCSE
13 64 (17.58%) ITIL
14 63 (17.31%) MS Office
15 60 (16.48%) C#
16 58 (15.93%) Windows Server 2003
17 54 (14.84%) HP
18 47 (12.91%) XenDesktop
19 46 (12.64%) Windows Server 2012
20 45 (12.36%) ASP.NET
21 44 (12.09%) Hyper-V
22 43 (11.81%) MS Exchange
23 41 (11.26%) SCCM
24 38 (10.44%) MCP
24 38 (10.44%) Cisco
25 37 (10.16%) JavaScript
25 37 (10.16%) Change Management
26 36 (9.89%) DNS
26 36 (9.89%) Windows 7
27 35 (9.62%) Lync

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 43 (11.81%) MS Exchange
2 35 (9.62%) Lync
3 23 (6.32%) Apache
4 22 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 22 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (4.67%) SharePoint
7 16 (4.40%) IIS
8 13 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.10%) CMS
10 3 (0.82%) Node.js
10 3 (0.82%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.27%) WordPress
12 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 150 (41.21%) MS Excel
2 63 (17.31%) MS Office
3 10 (2.75%) Adobe Captivate
4 9 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.37%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.55%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.27%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.27%) assyst
3 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.02%) Office 365
3 6 (1.65%) IaaS
4 4 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (0.82%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (0.82%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 36 (9.89%) DNS
2 34 (9.34%) SAN
3 26 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 22 (6.04%) NetScaler
5 19 (5.22%) Internet
6 18 (4.95%) DHCP
7 13 (3.57%) Unified Communications
8 12 (3.30%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (3.30%) WAAS
9 9 (2.47%) Firewall
10 8 (2.20%) LAN
11 7 (1.92%) WAN
12 5 (1.37%) NAS
12 5 (1.37%) IP Telephony
12 5 (1.37%) Wireless
13 3 (0.82%) PBX
14 2 (0.55%) VPN
14 2 (0.55%) ATM
15 1 (0.27%) Fibre Channel
15 1 (0.27%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (25.82%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (5.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.37%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.10%) MySQL
8 4 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.82%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.82%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.55%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.55%) QlikView
10 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.20%) NUnit
2 8 (2.20%) Subversion
2 8 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (2.20%) Rhino Mocks
3 7 (1.92%) MSI
4 5 (1.37%) AdminStudio
5 4 (1.10%) InstallShield
5 4 (1.10%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.82%) MSBuild
6 3 (0.82%) CruiseControl
6 3 (0.82%) Selenium
6 3 (0.82%) Grunt
7 1 (0.27%) JIRA
General
1 27 (7.42%) Finance
2 24 (6.59%) Legal
3 11 (3.02%) Advertising
4 10 (2.75%) Law
5 7 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.65%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.65%) Games
6 6 (1.65%) French Language
7 4 (1.10%) Banking
8 3 (0.82%) Retail
8 3 (0.82%) Marketing
9 1 (0.27%) German Language
9 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.27%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.27%) Automotive
9 1 (0.27%) Front Office
9 1 (0.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 62 (17.03%) Developer
2 60 (16.48%) Analyst
3 53 (14.56%) Consultant
4 40 (10.99%) Support Analyst
5 38 (10.44%) Support Engineer
6 34 (9.34%) Service Analyst
7 29 (7.97%) Windows Support Engineer
8 23 (6.32%) Architect
9 22 (6.04%) Software Engineer
9 22 (6.04%) .NET Developer
10 21 (5.77%) Microsoft Consultant
10 21 (5.77%) Server Engineer
11 20 (5.49%) Windows Server Engineer
12 19 (5.22%) Deployment Engineer
13 18 (4.95%) Server Support
13 18 (4.95%) Server Support Engineer
14 14 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
14 14 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
14 14 (3.85%) IT Support
14 14 (3.85%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (18.68%) .NET
2 45 (12.36%) ASP.NET
3 32 (8.79%) Web Services
3 32 (8.79%) Application Packaging
4 22 (6.04%) HTML
4 22 (6.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (5.49%) jQuery
6 19 (5.22%) WCF
7 13 (3.57%) XML
7 13 (3.57%) CSS
7 13 (3.57%) SOAP
8 12 (3.30%) Silverlight
9 10 (2.75%) NHibernate
10 9 (2.47%) COM
11 8 (2.20%) MonoRail
11 8 (2.20%) HTML5
11 8 (2.20%) Castle Windsor
12 7 (1.92%) REST
13 5 (1.37%) Ajax
14 4 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.04%) Management Information System
2 9 (2.47%) Social Media
2 9 (2.47%) Firmware
3 8 (2.20%) CLARiiON
3 8 (2.20%) Tandem
4 7 (1.92%) Celerra
5 6 (1.65%) Clustering
6 5 (1.37%) FlexPod
6 5 (1.37%) Xbox
7 4 (1.10%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.82%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.82%) NHS
9 2 (0.55%) GIS
9 2 (0.55%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.55%) Life Science
9 2 (0.55%) PDA
10 1 (0.27%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.27%) FMCG
10 1 (0.27%) TRADACOMS
10 1 (0.27%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 198 (54.40%) Windows
2 79 (21.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (15.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 46 (12.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (9.89%) Windows 7
6 24 (6.59%) UNIX
7 21 (5.77%) Windows XP
8 16 (4.40%) Windows 8
9 9 (2.47%) Linux
10 4 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (17.58%) ITIL
2 37 (10.16%) Change Management
3 28 (7.69%) MVC
4 23 (6.32%) Software Engineering
5 21 (5.77%) Incident Management
5 21 (5.77%) CRM
6 20 (5.49%) E-Commerce
6 20 (5.49%) Project Management
6 20 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (5.49%) Supplier Management
7 19 (5.22%) Practice Management
8 18 (4.95%) TDD
8 18 (4.95%) Software Architecture
9 17 (4.67%) System Testing
9 17 (4.67%) Scrum
10 13 (3.57%) Validation
11 12 (3.30%) Migration
11 12 (3.30%) Problem Management
12 10 (2.75%) Web Application Development
13 9 (2.47%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 74 (20.33%) SQL
2 60 (16.48%) C#
3 37 (10.16%) JavaScript
4 19 (5.22%) C++
5 17 (4.67%) Python
6 13 (3.57%) C
6 13 (3.57%) Embedded C++
7 11 (3.02%) T-SQL
7 11 (3.02%) VB
8 9 (2.47%) PHP
9 8 (2.20%) VB.NET
9 8 (2.20%) Embedded C
9 8 (2.20%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.65%) Java
11 5 (1.37%) VBScript
12 4 (1.10%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.10%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.82%) VB6
14 2 (0.55%) Perl
15 1 (0.27%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 75 (20.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (17.86%) MCSE
3 38 (10.44%) MCP
4 35 (9.62%) Degree
4 35 (9.62%) Citrix Certification
5 32 (8.79%) CCA
6 27 (7.42%) MCITP
7 24 (6.59%) MCTS
8 22 (6.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 21 (5.77%) Security Cleared
10 19 (5.22%) CCEE
11 15 (4.12%) CCEA
12 13 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 12 (3.30%) VTSP
13 12 (3.30%) NCDA
13 12 (3.30%) NCIE
14 9 (2.47%) CCAA
14 9 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (2.20%) CIPD
16 7 (1.92%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.07%) SLA
2 4 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.10%) QA
3 2 (0.55%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 102 (28.02%) Active Directory
2 69 (18.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (12.91%) XenDesktop
4 44 (12.09%) Hyper-V
5 24 (6.59%) vSphere
6 22 (6.04%) XenApp
7 20 (5.49%) XenServer
8 19 (5.22%) vCloud
8 19 (5.22%) Microsoft App-V
9 17 (4.67%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 41 (11.26%) SCCM
2 29 (7.97%) SCOM
3 15 (4.12%) SCVMM
4 13 (3.57%) SCDPM
5 8 (2.20%) AppDNA
6 3 (0.82%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.55%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.55%) SCSM
7 2 (0.55%) Foglight
7 2 (0.55%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 116 (31.87%) VMware
2 92 (25.27%) Citrix
3 54 (14.84%) HP
4 38 (10.44%) Cisco
5 25 (6.87%) NetApp
6 24 (6.59%) IBM
7 15 (4.12%) EMC
8 12 (3.30%) Riverbed
9 11 (3.02%) Remedy
10 10 (2.75%) Oracle
10 10 (2.75%) Adobe
10 10 (2.75%) ServiceNow
11 9 (2.47%) Veeam
12 8 (2.20%) AppSense
13 7 (1.92%) 3PAR
13 7 (1.92%) Pega
13 7 (1.92%) Dell
14 6 (1.65%) Symantec
14 6 (1.65%) Twitter
15 5 (1.37%) Sony
Sheffield
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £420000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London, Sheffield or Edinburgh
Shelter
Salary: £33,789 (if based outside London) or £38,171 pa including London Weighting, plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, pension, health care
Posted: 11 days ago
Sheffield
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Posted: 16 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Sheffield
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000
Posted: 16 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Simcyp (a Certara Company)
Salary: Commensurate with experience, plus pension contribution, health scheme
Posted: 17 days ago
Sheffield, Yorkshire
TheSmartList
Salary: £Competitive DOE
Posted: 18 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 per annum + pension, health care
Posted: 19 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 per annum + Car, flexitime, gym & generous holidays
Posted: 19 days ago
Sheffield
EMIS
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
SDL Plc
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Sheffield
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago