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 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 210 140 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 22.11% 17.86% 19.73%
As % of the Vendors category 44.87% 38.04% 48.45%
Number of salaries quoted 166 111 157
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,150 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £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
468 368 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 49.26% 46.94% 40.71%
Number of salaries quoted 385 300 333
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £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 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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +2 174 £32,500 -13.33% 17
Doncaster +3 21 £20,000 -11.11% 3
Barnsley +3 9 £24,000 -56.36%
Rotherham -3 2 £24,000 -52.00%
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 185 (42.92%) MS Excel
2 184 (42.69%) Windows
3 160 (37.12%) SQL Server
4 129 (29.93%) SQL
5 112 (25.99%) VMware
6 90 (20.88%) Citrix
7 89 (20.65%) Active Directory
7 89 (20.65%) .NET
8 79 (18.33%) C#
9 75 (17.40%) MS Office
9 75 (17.40%) ASP.NET
9 75 (17.40%) Agile Software Development
10 74 (17.17%) VMware Infrastructure
10 74 (17.17%) ITIL
11 70 (16.24%) Cisco
12 66 (15.31%) Windows Server 2008
13 63 (14.62%) MS Exchange
13 63 (14.62%) Microsoft Certification
14 62 (14.39%) JavaScript
15 56 (12.99%) SQL Server 2008
16 54 (12.53%) Windows Server 2012
17 53 (12.30%) HTML
18 51 (11.83%) MVC
18 51 (11.83%) SQL Server 2005
19 49 (11.37%) Hyper-V
19 49 (11.37%) Windows Server 2003
20 48 (11.14%) Management Information System
21 42 (9.74%) Finance
21 42 (9.74%) LAN
21 42 (9.74%) WAN

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 63 (14.62%) MS Exchange
2 41 (9.51%) SharePoint
3 32 (7.42%) Exchange Server 2007
3 32 (7.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2003
5 26 (6.03%) Apache
6 18 (4.18%) Lync
7 12 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (2.32%) IIS
9 7 (1.62%) CMS
10 3 (0.70%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.70%) JBoss
10 3 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.70%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.46%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 185 (42.92%) MS Excel
2 75 (17.40%) MS Office
3 10 (2.32%) MS Project
4 8 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.86%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.62%) Photoshop
5 7 (1.62%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.70%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 32 (7.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (6.03%) Dynamics NAV
3 15 (3.48%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.93%) Pegasus Opera
4 4 (0.93%) Sage 200
4 4 (0.93%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.46%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.23%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.23%) assyst
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (4.41%) Office 365
3 10 (2.32%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.70%) SaaS
6 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (9.74%) LAN
1 42 (9.74%) WAN
2 38 (8.82%) DNS
3 32 (7.42%) SAN
4 30 (6.96%) TCP/IP
5 28 (6.50%) Firewall
6 20 (4.64%) DHCP
7 17 (3.94%) NAS
7 17 (3.94%) WAAS
7 17 (3.94%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (3.25%) Wireless
9 13 (3.02%) Internet
10 9 (2.09%) NetScaler
11 8 (1.86%) VPN
12 7 (1.62%) Unified Communications
13 5 (1.16%) VoIP
14 4 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
15 3 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
15 3 (0.70%) IPsec
16 2 (0.46%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (37.12%) SQL Server
2 56 (12.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (11.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 31 (7.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (5.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (4.87%) Oracle Database
7 20 (4.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 19 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (4.18%) Oracle Database 10g
10 14 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (2.32%) Oracle9i Database
13 8 (1.86%) Relational Database
14 6 (1.39%) MySQL
15 3 (0.70%) DTS
15 3 (0.70%) OLAP
16 2 (0.46%) RDBMS
17 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
17 1 (0.23%) MSDE
17 1 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (5.57%) Visual Studio
2 16 (3.71%) Subversion
3 15 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (2.55%) Rhino Mocks
4 11 (2.55%) NUnit
5 9 (2.09%) CruiseControl
5 9 (2.09%) Grunt
5 9 (2.09%) CppUnit
6 6 (1.39%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.46%) Selenium
8 1 (0.23%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.23%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.23%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.23%) MSI
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.23%) JIRA
General
1 42 (9.74%) Finance
2 36 (8.35%) Manufacturing
3 20 (4.64%) Retail
3 20 (4.64%) Marketing
4 14 (3.25%) Legal
5 13 (3.02%) Electronics
5 13 (3.02%) Military
6 8 (1.86%) Czech Language
6 8 (1.86%) French Language
7 6 (1.39%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.39%) Law
8 5 (1.16%) Advertising
9 4 (0.93%) Games
10 3 (0.70%) Banking
11 2 (0.46%) Back Office
12 1 (0.23%) Front Office
12 1 (0.23%) Automotive
12 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 103 (23.90%) Developer
2 79 (18.33%) Analyst
3 49 (11.37%) Architect
4 46 (10.67%) Consultant
5 43 (9.98%) Support Analyst
6 37 (8.58%) Service Analyst
7 35 (8.12%) .NET Developer
8 30 (6.96%) Solutions Architect
9 28 (6.50%) Support Engineer
10 21 (4.87%) IT Support
11 18 (4.18%) Microsoft Consultant
12 16 (3.71%) Infrastructure Architect
12 16 (3.71%) Software Engineer
12 16 (3.71%) Software Developer
13 14 (3.25%) Junior
13 14 (3.25%) C# Developer
13 14 (3.25%) Implementation Consultant
14 13 (3.02%) Junior Developer
14 13 (3.02%) Server Engineer
14 13 (3.02%) ERP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (20.65%) .NET
2 75 (17.40%) ASP.NET
3 53 (12.30%) HTML
4 40 (9.28%) jQuery
5 39 (9.05%) CSS
6 35 (8.12%) XML
7 28 (6.50%) Ajax
8 27 (6.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (6.03%) HTML5
9 26 (6.03%) WCF
9 26 (6.03%) Silverlight
10 23 (5.34%) Web Services
11 20 (4.64%) COM
12 17 (3.94%) CSS3
13 13 (3.02%) NHibernate
14 11 (2.55%) Application Packaging
14 11 (2.55%) MonoRail
14 11 (2.55%) Castle Windsor
15 10 (2.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 10 (2.32%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.14%) Management Information System
2 29 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.25%) CLARiiON
4 13 (3.02%) NHS
5 11 (2.55%) Tandem
5 11 (2.55%) Celerra
6 9 (2.09%) Algorithms
6 9 (2.09%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.39%) Xbox
7 6 (1.39%) FlexPod
8 5 (1.16%) Replication
9 3 (0.70%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.70%) Life Science
10 2 (0.46%) FMCG
10 2 (0.46%) Clustering
10 2 (0.46%) PDA
10 2 (0.46%) GIS
11 1 (0.23%) PMI
11 1 (0.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 184 (42.69%) Windows
2 66 (15.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (12.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (11.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (9.28%) UNIX
6 30 (6.96%) Windows 7
7 22 (5.10%) Windows XP
8 21 (4.87%) Windows 8
9 12 (2.78%) Linux
10 9 (2.09%) AIX
11 6 (1.39%) Windows Vista
11 6 (1.39%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.16%) Android
13 3 (0.70%) Solaris
13 3 (0.70%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (17.40%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (17.17%) ITIL
3 51 (11.83%) MVC
4 36 (8.35%) Mentoring
5 34 (7.89%) E-Commerce
6 33 (7.66%) CRM
7 31 (7.19%) Project Management
7 31 (7.19%) ERP
8 26 (6.03%) Scrum
8 26 (6.03%) Incident Management
9 25 (5.80%) Software Engineering
9 25 (5.80%) Change Management
10 23 (5.34%) Migration
10 23 (5.34%) PRINCE2
10 23 (5.34%) Supplier Management
11 20 (4.64%) TDD
12 19 (4.41%) Zachman Framework
12 19 (4.41%) TOGAF
12 19 (4.41%) Enterprise Architecture
13 18 (4.18%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 129 (29.93%) SQL
2 79 (18.33%) C#
3 62 (14.39%) JavaScript
4 20 (4.64%) VB
4 20 (4.64%) VB.NET
5 18 (4.18%) T-SQL
5 18 (4.18%) C++
6 17 (3.94%) Java
7 13 (3.02%) Shell Script
8 11 (2.55%) C
8 11 (2.55%) PHP
8 11 (2.55%) PL/SQL
9 8 (1.86%) VB6
9 8 (1.86%) VBA
10 6 (1.39%) Python
10 6 (1.39%) ActionScript
11 5 (1.16%) Embedded C++
12 2 (0.46%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.46%) VBScript
13 1 (0.23%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 63 (14.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (9.28%) Degree
3 37 (8.58%) MCSE
4 25 (5.80%) CCA
4 25 (5.80%) Citrix Certification
5 22 (5.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 21 (4.87%) MCITP
6 21 (4.87%) Security Cleared
6 21 (4.87%) MCP
7 17 (3.94%) NCDA
7 17 (3.94%) NCIE
7 17 (3.94%) MCTS
7 17 (3.94%) VTSP
8 15 (3.48%) CCEA
9 12 (2.78%) MCSA
9 12 (2.78%) SC Cleared
10 11 (2.55%) CCIA
10 11 (2.55%) VCAP
11 10 (2.32%) CCEE
12 9 (2.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.73%) SLA
2 11 (2.55%) QA
3 5 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.46%) WAI
4 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 89 (20.65%) Active Directory
2 74 (17.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (11.37%) Hyper-V
4 35 (8.12%) XenDesktop
5 28 (6.50%) vSphere
6 25 (5.80%) XenApp
7 19 (4.41%) vCloud
8 15 (3.48%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (1.16%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.70%) XenServer
11 2 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.23%) Xen
12 1 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.23%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 31 (7.19%) SCCM
2 16 (3.71%) SCOM
3 12 (2.78%) SCVMM
4 4 (0.93%) XenMobile
5 3 (0.70%) WSUS
5 3 (0.70%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.70%) AppDNA
5 3 (0.70%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.46%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.46%) SCSM
7 1 (0.23%) Opsview
7 1 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.23%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.23%) EMC Navisphere
7 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.23%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 112 (25.99%) VMware
2 90 (20.88%) Citrix
3 70 (16.24%) Cisco
4 35 (8.12%) NetApp
5 31 (7.19%) Oracle
6 25 (5.80%) EMC
7 17 (3.94%) HP
8 14 (3.25%) IBM
9 11 (2.55%) 3PAR
10 9 (2.09%) Sage
11 8 (1.86%) Remedy
11 8 (1.86%) Minitab
12 7 (1.62%) Symantec
12 7 (1.62%) CommVault
13 6 (1.39%) Dell
14 5 (1.16%) SAP
14 5 (1.16%) Siemens
14 5 (1.16%) Apple
14 5 (1.16%) CheckPoint
14 5 (1.16%) AppSense
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Dependent upon qualifications and experience
Posted: 13 hours ago
Doncaster, Yorkshire
Thales
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield
EMIS
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum dependent on level of experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Sheffield
Dixons Carphone
Posted: 11 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Mexborough
Eden Lea
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HSBC
Posted: 17 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, health care,training
Posted: 19 days ago
Doncaster
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Sheffield
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits / Home Working / Bonus
Posted: 24 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago