The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Sheffield region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 189 78 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 27.51% 13.83% 17.57%
As % of the Vendors category 55.26% 33.33% 45.29%
Number of salaries quoted 160 67 85
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £47,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
342 234 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 49.78% 41.49% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 296 194 193
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +8.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
South Yorkshire

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 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 204 (57.46%) Windows
2 149 (41.97%) MS Excel
3 122 (34.37%) VMware
4 103 (29.01%) Active Directory
5 87 (24.51%) Citrix
6 86 (24.23%) SQL Server
7 82 (23.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 77 (21.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 73 (20.56%) VMware Infrastructure
10 64 (18.03%) MS Office
10 64 (18.03%) MCSE
11 63 (17.75%) SQL
12 61 (17.18%) .NET
12 61 (17.18%) Windows Server 2003
13 57 (16.06%) C#
13 57 (16.06%) ITIL
14 56 (15.77%) HP
15 47 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012
16 43 (12.11%) MS Exchange
17 41 (11.55%) SCCM
17 41 (11.55%) XenDesktop
18 39 (10.99%) ASP.NET
19 38 (10.70%) MCP
19 38 (10.70%) DNS
19 38 (10.70%) SAN
19 38 (10.70%) Hyper-V
20 37 (10.42%) Degree
21 36 (10.14%) Change Management
22 35 (9.86%) Web Services
22 35 (9.86%) Windows 7

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (12.11%) MS Exchange
2 34 (9.58%) Lync
3 23 (6.48%) IIS
4 20 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (5.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (5.35%) SharePoint
6 18 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (4.23%) Apache
8 13 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.41%) CMS
10 4 (1.13%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (0.85%) Node.js
12 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.56%) SAS
12 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 149 (41.97%) MS Excel
2 64 (18.03%) MS Office
3 10 (2.82%) Adobe Captivate
4 9 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.41%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.56%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.28%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (6.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (3.66%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.82%) Office 365
3 6 (1.69%) IaaS
4 4 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.85%) ElastiCache
5 3 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.85%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 38 (10.70%) DNS
1 38 (10.70%) SAN
2 29 (8.17%) TCP/IP
3 21 (5.92%) NetScaler
3 21 (5.92%) DHCP
4 18 (5.07%) Internet
5 12 (3.38%) Unified Communications
6 10 (2.82%) LAN
6 10 (2.82%) Firewall
7 9 (2.54%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (2.54%) WAAS
8 8 (2.25%) WAN
9 7 (1.97%) NAS
10 6 (1.69%) Wireless
11 5 (1.41%) IP Telephony
12 4 (1.13%) PBX
13 3 (0.85%) WLAN
14 2 (0.56%) ATM
14 2 (0.56%) VPN
15 1 (0.28%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (24.23%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (5.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.69%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.13%) MySQL
9 3 (0.85%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.85%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.85%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (0.85%) MS Access
9 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (3.38%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.97%) MSI
3 6 (1.69%) NUnit
3 6 (1.69%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (1.41%) Subversion
4 5 (1.41%) AdminStudio
4 5 (1.41%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.13%) InstallShield
6 3 (0.85%) MSBuild
6 3 (0.85%) Selenium
7 1 (0.28%) JIRA
General
1 29 (8.17%) Finance
2 23 (6.48%) Legal
3 11 (3.10%) Advertising
4 10 (2.82%) Law
5 8 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.97%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.69%) Games
7 6 (1.69%) French Language
8 4 (1.13%) Banking
9 3 (0.85%) Marketing
10 2 (0.56%) Retail
11 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.28%) German Language
11 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.28%) Billing
11 1 (0.28%) Front Office
11 1 (0.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 57 (16.06%) Developer
2 56 (15.77%) Consultant
3 49 (13.80%) Analyst
4 38 (10.70%) Support Engineer
5 29 (8.17%) Windows Support Engineer
5 29 (8.17%) Support Analyst
6 23 (6.48%) Service Analyst
7 21 (5.92%) Server Engineer
7 21 (5.92%) Software Engineer
8 20 (5.63%) Architect
8 20 (5.63%) Windows Server Engineer
8 20 (5.63%) Microsoft Consultant
9 19 (5.35%) Deployment Engineer
9 19 (5.35%) .NET Developer
10 18 (5.07%) Server Support
10 18 (5.07%) Server Support Engineer
11 15 (4.23%) IT Support
11 15 (4.23%) CRM Developer
12 14 (3.94%) C# Developer
13 13 (3.66%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (17.18%) .NET
2 39 (10.99%) ASP.NET
3 35 (9.86%) Web Services
4 31 (8.73%) Application Packaging
5 18 (5.07%) HTML
6 17 (4.79%) WCF
6 17 (4.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (4.51%) jQuery
8 14 (3.94%) SOAP
8 14 (3.94%) Silverlight
9 12 (3.38%) CSS
10 11 (3.10%) XML
11 8 (2.25%) NHibernate
11 8 (2.25%) REST
12 7 (1.97%) COM
13 6 (1.69%) MonoRail
13 6 (1.69%) Castle Windsor
14 5 (1.41%) Ajax
14 5 (1.41%) WinForms
15 4 (1.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.10%) Management Information System
2 9 (2.54%) Social Media
2 9 (2.54%) Clustering
2 9 (2.54%) Firmware
3 6 (1.69%) CLARiiON
3 6 (1.69%) Tandem
4 5 (1.41%) Xbox
4 5 (1.41%) Celerra
4 5 (1.41%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.13%) FlexPod
6 3 (0.85%) Mathematics
6 3 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.85%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.56%) NHS
7 2 (0.56%) GIS
7 2 (0.56%) Statistics
7 2 (0.56%) PDA
8 1 (0.28%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.28%) FMCG
8 1 (0.28%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 204 (57.46%) Windows
2 82 (23.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (17.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 47 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (9.86%) Windows 7
6 22 (6.20%) Windows XP
7 15 (4.23%) Windows 8
8 12 (3.38%) UNIX
9 10 (2.82%) Linux
10 4 (1.13%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.56%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (16.06%) ITIL
2 36 (10.14%) Change Management
3 24 (6.76%) CRM
4 22 (6.20%) MVC
5 21 (5.92%) Software Engineering
6 20 (5.63%) Project Management
7 19 (5.35%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (5.35%) Practice Management
8 18 (5.07%) Software Architecture
9 17 (4.79%) TDD
9 17 (4.79%) System Testing
10 16 (4.51%) Scrum
11 13 (3.66%) Validation
12 12 (3.38%) Problem Management
13 11 (3.10%) Incident Management
13 11 (3.10%) Migration
14 10 (2.82%) E-Commerce
14 10 (2.82%) Supplier Management
15 8 (2.25%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (2.25%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 63 (17.75%) SQL
2 57 (16.06%) C#
3 34 (9.58%) JavaScript
4 19 (5.35%) C++
5 17 (4.79%) Python
6 15 (4.23%) C
7 13 (3.66%) Embedded C++
8 11 (3.10%) T-SQL
8 11 (3.10%) VB
9 8 (2.25%) Embedded C
9 8 (2.25%) Java
9 8 (2.25%) PHP
9 8 (2.25%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.69%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.41%) VBScript
12 3 (0.85%) VB6
13 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.56%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.56%) Perl
14 1 (0.28%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 77 (21.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (18.03%) MCSE
3 38 (10.70%) MCP
4 37 (10.42%) Degree
5 31 (8.73%) Citrix Certification
6 28 (7.89%) CCA
6 28 (7.89%) MCITP
7 22 (6.20%) MCTS
8 20 (5.63%) Security Cleared
9 19 (5.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 18 (5.07%) CCEE
11 13 (3.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 12 (3.38%) CCEA
13 10 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (2.54%) VTSP
14 9 (2.54%) NCDA
14 9 (2.54%) NCIE
15 8 (2.25%) CIPD
15 8 (2.25%) CCAA
16 7 (1.97%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (9.58%) SLA
2 5 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.13%) QA
4 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.28%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 103 (29.01%) Active Directory
2 73 (20.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (11.55%) XenDesktop
4 38 (10.70%) Hyper-V
5 27 (7.61%) vSphere
6 22 (6.20%) VMware ESX
7 20 (5.63%) vCloud
8 19 (5.35%) XenApp
8 19 (5.35%) XenServer
9 18 (5.07%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.56%) Squid
11 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 41 (11.55%) SCCM
2 28 (7.89%) SCOM
3 13 (3.66%) SCVMM
4 12 (3.38%) SCDPM
5 7 (1.97%) AppDNA
6 3 (0.85%) XenMobile
6 3 (0.85%) OPNET
7 2 (0.56%) Foglight
7 2 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.28%) SCSM
8 1 (0.28%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.28%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 122 (34.37%) VMware
2 87 (24.51%) Citrix
3 56 (15.77%) HP
4 33 (9.30%) Cisco
5 23 (6.48%) IBM
6 21 (5.92%) NetApp
7 14 (3.94%) Riverbed
8 12 (3.38%) EMC
9 11 (3.10%) Adobe
10 10 (2.82%) Remedy
10 10 (2.82%) Veeam
10 10 (2.82%) ServiceNow
11 8 (2.25%) Symantec
11 8 (2.25%) Dell
11 8 (2.25%) Oracle
11 8 (2.25%) AppSense
12 7 (1.97%) Pega
13 6 (1.69%) Twitter
13 6 (1.69%) 3PAR
14 5 (1.41%) Sony
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