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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 11 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 57 121 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.49% 16.58% 26.86%
As % of the Vendors category 27.14% 35.07% 54.84%
Number of salaries quoted 49 105 147
Median salary £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,700 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,100 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
210 345 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 42.34% 47.26% 48.97%
Number of salaries quoted 172 307 275
Median salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of job ads across the Sheffield region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 72 (49.66%) Windows
2 67 (46.21%) MS Excel
3 54 (37.24%) Active Directory
4 49 (33.79%) VMware
5 37 (25.52%) SQL Server
6 36 (24.83%) .NET
7 35 (24.14%) Windows Server
8 33 (22.76%) SQL
9 25 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (16.55%) .NET Framework
10 24 (16.55%) Oracle
10 24 (16.55%) DNS
10 24 (16.55%) Finance
11 23 (15.86%) PowerShell
12 22 (15.17%) MS Office
13 21 (14.48%) Performance Tuning
13 21 (14.48%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (13.10%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (13.10%) Linux
14 19 (13.10%) ITIL
14 19 (13.10%) JavaScript
15 17 (11.72%) HTML
15 17 (11.72%) VMware Infrastructure
16 16 (11.03%) Web Services
17 15 (10.34%) Solaris
17 15 (10.34%) MySQL
17 15 (10.34%) Oracle9i Database
17 15 (10.34%) HP
17 15 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
17 15 (10.34%) Oracle Database 12c

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (9.66%) JBoss
1 14 (9.66%) WebLogic
1 14 (9.66%) WebSphere
1 14 (9.66%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 9 (6.21%) CloudStack
4 7 (4.83%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.76%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.07%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.38%) IIS
8 1 (0.69%) CMS
8 1 (0.69%) SAS
8 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 67 (46.21%) MS Excel
2 22 (15.17%) MS Office
3 6 (4.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.76%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (4.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (4.14%) Dynamics NAV
1 6 (4.14%) Pegasus Opera
2 3 (2.07%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.38%) assyst
4 1 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (8.28%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.83%) Office 365
4 1 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.55%) DNS
2 9 (6.21%) SAN
2 9 (6.21%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.52%) Internet
4 7 (4.83%) DHCP
4 7 (4.83%) Wireless
5 5 (3.45%) Network Security
5 5 (3.45%) Skype
6 4 (2.76%) Intranet
6 4 (2.76%) LTE
7 3 (2.07%) Firewall
7 3 (2.07%) LAN
7 3 (2.07%) MPLS
7 3 (2.07%) Unified Communications
7 3 (2.07%) WAN
8 2 (1.38%) VoIP
8 2 (1.38%) VPN
8 2 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.69%) ADSL
9 1 (0.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (25.52%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.34%) MySQL
2 15 (10.34%) Oracle Database
2 15 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
2 15 (10.34%) Oracle Database 12c
2 15 (10.34%) Oracle9i Database
3 14 (9.66%) Oracle Database 10g
3 14 (9.66%) Oracle Reports
4 13 (8.97%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (6.21%) Informix
6 7 (4.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (4.14%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.07%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.38%) MS Access
11 2 (1.38%) QlikView
12 1 (0.69%) Crystal Enterprise
12 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (9.66%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (4.14%) MSI
3 4 (2.76%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.07%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.69%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.69%) Moq
5 1 (0.69%) NUnit
5 1 (0.69%) Selenium
General
1 24 (16.55%) Finance
2 14 (9.66%) Banking
3 9 (6.21%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.45%) Back Office
4 5 (3.45%) Games
4 5 (3.45%) Retail
5 4 (2.76%) Online Betting
6 3 (2.07%) Law
6 3 (2.07%) Marketing
7 1 (0.69%) Advertising
7 1 (0.69%) French Language
7 1 (0.69%) Legal
7 1 (0.69%) Local Government
7 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (22.07%) Analyst
2 25 (17.24%) Developer
3 20 (13.79%) IT Support
4 17 (11.72%) Consultant
5 16 (11.03%) Technical Consultant
6 15 (10.34%) .NET Developer
6 15 (10.34%) Support Engineer
7 13 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (8.97%) Support Analyst
8 12 (8.28%) SQL Developer
9 10 (6.90%) .NET Software Developer
10 9 (6.21%) AWS Engineer
10 9 (6.21%) Cloud Engineer
10 9 (6.21%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (6.21%) IT Engineer
10 9 (6.21%) IT Support Engineer
10 9 (6.21%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 9 (6.21%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (5.52%) Senior Developer
11 8 (5.52%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (24.83%) .NET
2 24 (16.55%) .NET Framework
3 17 (11.72%) HTML
4 16 (11.03%) Web Services
5 8 (5.52%) ASP.NET
5 8 (5.52%) HTML5
6 7 (4.83%) CSS
6 7 (4.83%) jQuery
7 4 (2.76%) Lucene
7 4 (2.76%) YUI
8 2 (1.38%) Ajax
8 2 (1.38%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.38%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.38%) CSS3
8 2 (1.38%) REST
8 2 (1.38%) SOAP
8 2 (1.38%) WCF
9 1 (0.69%) COM
9 1 (0.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.48%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.66%) PKI
3 10 (6.90%) Driving Licence
4 8 (5.52%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.14%) Client/Server
5 6 (4.14%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.76%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.76%) NHS
7 3 (2.07%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.07%) iPad
8 2 (1.38%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.38%) iPhone
9 1 (0.69%) Clustering
9 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.69%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.69%) PlayStation
9 1 (0.69%) Statistics
9 1 (0.69%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 72 (49.66%) Windows
2 35 (24.14%) Windows Server
3 25 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (13.10%) Linux
4 19 (13.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (10.34%) Solaris
6 12 (8.28%) Windows 7
7 9 (6.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (5.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (4.14%) Unix
9 6 (4.14%) Windows 8
10 5 (3.45%) Windows 10
11 3 (2.07%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.38%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.69%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.48%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (13.10%) ITIL
3 14 (9.66%) CRM
4 13 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (8.97%) Project Management
5 11 (7.59%) Web Development
6 10 (6.90%) ERP
6 10 (6.90%) Logistics
7 7 (4.83%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (4.83%) Process Management
8 6 (4.14%) ITIL V3
8 6 (4.14%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (4.14%) MVC
8 6 (4.14%) Presales
8 6 (4.14%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (4.14%) Service Management
9 5 (3.45%) Analytics
9 5 (3.45%) Open Source
9 5 (3.45%) Problem Management
9 5 (3.45%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (22.76%) SQL
2 23 (15.86%) PowerShell
3 19 (13.10%) JavaScript
4 14 (9.66%) C#
5 10 (6.90%) Ruby
5 10 (6.90%) T-SQL
6 9 (6.21%) Bash Shell
6 9 (6.21%) Perl
6 9 (6.21%) Python
6 9 (6.21%) VB.NET
7 6 (4.14%) Uniface
8 5 (3.45%) PHP
8 5 (3.45%) VBA
9 2 (1.38%) X++
10 1 (0.69%) Java
10 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.14%) Degree
2 6 (4.14%) MCSA
3 4 (2.76%) CCNA
3 4 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.38%) ISEB
4 2 (1.38%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.38%) MCSE
5 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.69%) MCITP
5 1 (0.69%) MCP
5 1 (0.69%) MCTS
5 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.69%) VCP6
5 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.21%) SLA
2 8 (5.52%) QA
System Software
1 54 (37.24%) Active Directory
2 17 (11.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.28%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.07%) vSphere
5 1 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (10.34%) Oracle ZFS
2 14 (9.66%) Data Guard
2 14 (9.66%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (6.21%) Cacti
3 9 (6.21%) FortiGate
3 9 (6.21%) Grafana
3 9 (6.21%) Graphite
3 9 (6.21%) Nagios
3 9 (6.21%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (6.21%) Opsview
3 9 (6.21%) Salt
4 2 (1.38%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.38%) SCCM
4 2 (1.38%) SCOM
5 1 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 49 (33.79%) VMware
2 24 (16.55%) Oracle
3 15 (10.34%) HP
4 14 (9.66%) Apple
5 9 (6.21%) Cisco
5 9 (6.21%) F5
5 9 (6.21%) Red Hat
6 8 (5.52%) Citrix
7 7 (4.83%) Google
8 6 (4.14%) Pegasus
8 6 (4.14%) Sage
9 5 (3.45%) Remedy
10 4 (2.76%) Adobe
11 3 (2.07%) CommVault
11 3 (2.07%) EMC
11 3 (2.07%) LANDesk
11 3 (2.07%) NetApp
12 2 (1.38%) Dell
13 1 (0.69%) CheckPoint
13 1 (0.69%) Juniper
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