The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 225 136 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 23.58% 19.10% 19.88%
As % of the Vendors category 45.73% 35.60% 47.53%
Number of salaries quoted 162 82 160
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £17,250 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £57,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
492 382 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 51.57% 53.65% 41.83%
Number of salaries quoted 393 309 343
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,150 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the South Yorkshire region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

Microsoft
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +8 177 £37,500 +15.38% 26
Doncaster 0 17 £24,500 +6.52% 8
Barnsley +1 16 £24,000 -73.33% 1
Rotherham -1 1 £20,500 +18.84% 1
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

1 199 (43.64%) Windows
2 180 (39.47%) MS Excel
3 152 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 131 (28.73%) VMware
5 116 (25.44%) Active Directory
6 114 (25.00%) Citrix
6 114 (25.00%) SQL
7 90 (19.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 86 (18.86%) MS Office
9 81 (17.76%) .NET
10 74 (16.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 72 (15.79%) ITIL
12 71 (15.57%) Cisco
13 66 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
14 65 (14.25%) C#
15 62 (13.60%) MS Exchange
15 62 (13.60%) Agile Software Development
16 61 (13.38%) Hyper-V
16 61 (13.38%) ASP.NET
17 60 (13.16%) MCSE
17 60 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
18 59 (12.94%) XenDesktop
19 56 (12.28%) JavaScript
20 55 (12.06%) Degree
21 52 (11.40%) SQL Server 2008
22 49 (10.75%) Windows Server 2012
22 49 (10.75%) Mentoring
23 48 (10.53%) HTML
24 46 (10.09%) NetApp
24 46 (10.09%) Citrix Certification

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 62 (13.60%) MS Exchange
2 39 (8.55%) SharePoint
3 32 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2003
3 32 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 30 (6.58%) Lync
6 29 (6.36%) Apache
7 13 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (2.63%) IIS
9 6 (1.32%) CMS
10 4 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.66%) JBoss
11 3 (0.66%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.66%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.44%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.22%) WordPress
13 1 (0.22%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 180 (39.47%) MS Excel
2 86 (18.86%) MS Office
3 10 (2.19%) Photoshop
4 8 (1.75%) MS Project
5 7 (1.54%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (1.32%) Adobe Captivate
7 4 (0.88%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.66%) QuarkXPress
8 3 (0.66%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.66%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 27 (5.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.44%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.22%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.41%) Office 365
3 7 (1.54%) IaaS
4 5 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (9.43%) DNS
2 29 (6.36%) SAN
3 28 (6.14%) TCP/IP
4 26 (5.70%) WAN
5 25 (5.48%) DHCP
5 25 (5.48%) LAN
6 22 (4.82%) Firewall
6 22 (4.82%) WAAS
6 22 (4.82%) Cisco Nexus
7 20 (4.39%) Internet
8 18 (3.95%) NetScaler
9 11 (2.41%) NAS
9 11 (2.41%) Wireless
10 10 (2.19%) Unified Communications
11 6 (1.32%) VPN
12 3 (0.66%) PBX
12 3 (0.66%) IP Telephony
13 2 (0.44%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (0.44%) iSCSI
13 2 (0.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 52 (11.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (8.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 28 (6.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (4.17%) Oracle Database
6 16 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (3.07%) Oracle Database 10g
7 14 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (2.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (2.63%) Relational Database
10 9 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.54%) MySQL
12 5 (1.10%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.10%) Oracle9i Database
13 3 (0.66%) OLAP
14 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
15 1 (0.22%) MSDE
15 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
15 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (5.04%) Visual Studio
2 17 (3.73%) Subversion
3 15 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (1.97%) Dreamweaver
5 8 (1.75%) NUnit
5 8 (1.75%) CruiseControl
5 8 (1.75%) Rhino Mocks
5 8 (1.75%) Grunt
6 5 (1.10%) MSI
7 4 (0.88%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.88%) AdminStudio
8 3 (0.66%) MSBuild
8 3 (0.66%) Selenium
8 3 (0.66%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.22%) JIRA
9 1 (0.22%) CppUnit
9 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
General
1 45 (9.87%) Finance
2 32 (7.02%) Manufacturing
3 25 (5.48%) Marketing
4 19 (4.17%) Legal
5 18 (3.95%) French Language
6 16 (3.51%) Czech Language
7 13 (2.85%) Advertising
8 12 (2.63%) Military
8 12 (2.63%) Telecoms
9 10 (2.19%) Electronics
10 8 (1.75%) Law
11 7 (1.54%) Retail
12 6 (1.32%) Games
13 3 (0.66%) Banking
14 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.44%) Back Office
15 1 (0.22%) Front Office
15 1 (0.22%) Automotive
15 1 (0.22%) Publishing
15 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 84 (18.42%) Developer
2 78 (17.11%) Analyst
3 68 (14.91%) Consultant
4 52 (11.40%) Support Analyst
5 49 (10.75%) Architect
6 40 (8.77%) Service Analyst
7 38 (8.33%) Support Engineer
8 32 (7.02%) Microsoft Consultant
9 31 (6.80%) .NET Developer
10 30 (6.58%) Solutions Architect
11 27 (5.92%) Software Engineer
12 21 (4.61%) Windows Support Engineer
13 17 (3.73%) IT Support
13 17 (3.73%) Pre Sales Consultant
14 16 (3.51%) Server Engineer
14 16 (3.51%) Windows Server Engineer
15 15 (3.29%) Server Support Engineer
15 15 (3.29%) Server Support
16 14 (3.07%) Service Desk Analyst
17 13 (2.85%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (17.76%) .NET
2 61 (13.38%) ASP.NET
3 48 (10.53%) HTML
4 32 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (6.36%) CSS
6 28 (6.14%) jQuery
7 24 (5.26%) HTML5
8 23 (5.04%) Application Packaging
9 22 (4.82%) Silverlight
10 21 (4.61%) WCF
10 21 (4.61%) XML
11 20 (4.39%) Web Services
12 17 (3.73%) COM
13 16 (3.51%) Ajax
14 12 (2.63%) CSS3
15 10 (2.19%) WinForms
15 10 (2.19%) NHibernate
15 10 (2.19%) SOAP
16 9 (1.97%) Flash
16 9 (1.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 20 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.29%) CLARiiON
4 12 (2.63%) Celerra
5 10 (2.19%) FlexPod
5 10 (2.19%) NHS
6 9 (1.97%) Blackberry
7 8 (1.75%) Tandem
8 6 (1.32%) Xbox
9 5 (1.10%) Replication
10 3 (0.66%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.66%) Animation
10 3 (0.66%) Life Science
10 3 (0.66%) New Media
11 2 (0.44%) Chip and PIN
11 2 (0.44%) Social Media
11 2 (0.44%) User Experience
11 2 (0.44%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.44%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 199 (43.64%) Windows
2 66 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 60 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 49 (10.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (9.43%) UNIX
6 32 (7.02%) Windows 7
7 23 (5.04%) Windows 8
8 18 (3.95%) Windows XP
9 13 (2.85%) Linux
10 9 (1.97%) AIX
11 4 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.44%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.44%) Solaris
12 2 (0.44%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.44%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (15.79%) ITIL
2 62 (13.60%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (10.75%) Mentoring
4 46 (10.09%) MVC
5 34 (7.46%) Project Management
6 32 (7.02%) Software Engineering
7 31 (6.80%) Change Management
7 31 (6.80%) E-Commerce
8 30 (6.58%) CRM
9 26 (5.70%) Scrum
10 25 (5.48%) PRINCE2
10 25 (5.48%) Incident Management
11 24 (5.26%) Supplier Management
12 23 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
13 22 (4.82%) TDD
14 21 (4.61%) Coaching
15 20 (4.39%) ERP
16 19 (4.17%) Migration
17 17 (3.73%) System Testing
17 17 (3.73%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 114 (25.00%) SQL
2 65 (14.25%) C#
3 56 (12.28%) JavaScript
4 24 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 22 (4.82%) T-SQL
6 21 (4.61%) C++
7 20 (4.39%) VB
8 17 (3.73%) Python
9 14 (3.07%) C
10 13 (2.85%) Embedded C++
10 13 (2.85%) Shell Script
11 12 (2.63%) Java
12 11 (2.41%) PL/SQL
13 10 (2.19%) PHP
14 8 (1.75%) Embedded C
15 7 (1.54%) VB6
15 7 (1.54%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.32%) ActionScript
16 6 (1.32%) VBScript
17 4 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 74 (16.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (13.16%) MCSE
3 55 (12.06%) Degree
4 46 (10.09%) Citrix Certification
5 43 (9.43%) CCA
6 34 (7.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 31 (6.80%) MCP
7 31 (6.80%) MCITP
8 30 (6.58%) MCTS
9 27 (5.92%) Security Cleared
10 26 (5.70%) CCEE
11 22 (4.82%) NCDA
11 22 (4.82%) NCIE
11 22 (4.82%) VTSP
12 20 (4.39%) CCEA
13 17 (3.73%) PMI Certification
14 16 (3.51%) MBA
14 16 (3.51%) PMP
14 16 (3.51%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
14 16 (3.51%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.58%) SLA
2 5 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.10%) QA
3 2 (0.44%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.44%) WAI
System Software
1 116 (25.44%) Active Directory
2 90 (19.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (13.38%) Hyper-V
4 59 (12.94%) XenDesktop
5 31 (6.80%) XenApp
6 29 (6.36%) vSphere
7 27 (5.92%) Microsoft App-V
8 24 (5.26%) vCloud
9 7 (1.54%) XenServer
10 6 (1.32%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.22%) Xen
12 1 (0.22%) Firmware
12 1 (0.22%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 37 (8.11%) SCCM
2 18 (3.95%) SCOM
3 14 (3.07%) SCVMM
4 7 (1.54%) AppDNA
5 5 (1.10%) SCDPM
5 5 (1.10%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.44%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.44%) SCSM
6 2 (0.44%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.22%) Puppet
7 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.22%) EMC Navisphere
7 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 131 (28.73%) VMware
2 114 (25.00%) Citrix
3 71 (15.57%) Cisco
4 46 (10.09%) NetApp
5 35 (7.68%) HP
6 32 (7.02%) Oracle
7 30 (6.58%) EMC
8 20 (4.39%) IBM
9 16 (3.51%) Minitab
10 12 (2.63%) 3PAR
11 10 (2.19%) AppSense
11 10 (2.19%) Symantec
12 9 (1.97%) Remedy
12 9 (1.97%) Riverbed
13 7 (1.54%) Adobe
13 7 (1.54%) Dell
14 6 (1.32%) ServiceNow
15 5 (1.10%) Twitter
15 5 (1.10%) Sony
15 5 (1.10%) Pega
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