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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 176 174 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 19.15% 18.61% 23.22%
As % of the Vendors category 42.93% 41.43% 52.41%
Number of salaries quoted 146 156 139
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £22,750 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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
410 420 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 44.61% 44.92% 44.30%
Number of salaries quoted 341 359 252
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,150 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015. 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 -2 153 £32,250 -7.85% 24
Rotherham +1 10 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Doncaster -4 8 £22,000 -37.14% 5
Barnsley -3 4 £31,000 -11.42% 2
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

1 179 (44.20%) Windows
2 171 (42.22%) SQL Server
3 170 (41.98%) MS Excel
4 146 (36.05%) SQL
5 108 (26.67%) VMware
6 100 (24.69%) .NET
7 96 (23.70%) C#
8 93 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
9 87 (21.48%) Citrix
10 86 (21.23%) ASP.NET
11 80 (19.75%) Active Directory
12 79 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
13 75 (18.52%) MS Office
14 66 (16.30%) SQL Server 2005
15 62 (15.31%) Windows Server 2008
15 62 (15.31%) Microsoft Certification
16 61 (15.06%) Cisco
16 61 (15.06%) JavaScript
16 61 (15.06%) SQL Server 2008
17 60 (14.81%) HTML
18 54 (13.33%) MVC
19 51 (12.59%) SharePoint
20 50 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
21 49 (12.10%) CSS
22 48 (11.85%) ITIL
22 48 (11.85%) SAN
23 47 (11.60%) Windows Server 2003
23 47 (11.60%) ERP
23 47 (11.60%) LAN
23 47 (11.60%) WAN

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 51 (12.59%) SharePoint
2 46 (11.36%) MS Exchange
3 24 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2007
3 24 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (4.69%) Lync
5 16 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (1.98%) CMS
7 6 (1.48%) Apache
7 6 (1.48%) IIS
7 6 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.99%) JBoss
9 4 (0.99%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.74%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.74%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.49%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 170 (41.98%) MS Excel
2 75 (18.52%) MS Office
3 11 (2.72%) MS Project
4 9 (2.22%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.98%) PowerPivot
6 5 (1.23%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.74%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 42 (10.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 31 (7.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (2.72%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (2.72%) Pegasus Opera
3 11 (2.72%) SAP Business One
3 11 (2.72%) Sage 200
4 4 (0.99%) MFGPRO
5 2 (0.49%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.25%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (5.68%) Office 365
3 15 (3.70%) SaaS
4 14 (3.46%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (11.85%) SAN
2 47 (11.60%) LAN
2 47 (11.60%) WAN
3 27 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 25 (6.17%) Firewall
4 25 (6.17%) NAS
5 21 (5.19%) DNS
6 13 (3.21%) Wireless
7 11 (2.72%) Unified Communications
8 10 (2.47%) WAAS
8 10 (2.47%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (2.47%) VPN
9 9 (2.22%) DHCP
9 9 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (1.73%) Internet
11 6 (1.48%) VoIP
12 4 (0.99%) NetScaler
13 3 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (0.74%) MPLS
13 3 (0.74%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (42.22%) SQL Server
2 66 (16.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 61 (15.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 40 (9.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (7.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (6.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (4.69%) Oracle Database
8 18 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
8 18 (4.44%) Oracle Database 10g
8 18 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (4.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (3.46%) Oracle9i Database
11 7 (1.73%) Relational Database
12 6 (1.48%) MySQL
13 4 (0.99%) OLAP
14 3 (0.74%) DTS
15 2 (0.49%) MS Access
15 2 (0.49%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
16 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 12c
16 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 22 (5.43%) Visual Studio
2 18 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (3.46%) NUnit
4 10 (2.47%) Rhino Mocks
5 9 (2.22%) CppUnit
6 6 (1.48%) Subversion
7 5 (1.23%) CruiseControl
7 5 (1.23%) Grunt
8 4 (0.99%) MSTest
8 4 (0.99%) Selenium
8 4 (0.99%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.25%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.25%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
General
1 44 (10.86%) Finance
2 42 (10.37%) Manufacturing
3 26 (6.42%) Retail
4 16 (3.95%) Marketing
5 15 (3.70%) Electronics
6 13 (3.21%) Military
7 9 (2.22%) Legal
8 7 (1.73%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.23%) Advertising
10 3 (0.74%) Law
11 2 (0.49%) Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Billing
12 1 (0.25%) Czech Language
12 1 (0.25%) French Language
12 1 (0.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 122 (30.12%) Developer
2 49 (12.10%) Analyst
3 48 (11.85%) Architect
4 46 (11.36%) Consultant
4 46 (11.36%) .NET Developer
5 35 (8.64%) Solutions Architect
6 25 (6.17%) Implementation Consultant
7 21 (5.19%) Software Developer
8 20 (4.94%) C# Developer
8 20 (4.94%) Support Engineer
8 20 (4.94%) ERP Consultant
8 20 (4.94%) ERP Implementation Consultant
9 19 (4.69%) Service Analyst
10 17 (4.20%) C# .NET Developer
11 16 (3.95%) Service Desk Analyst
12 15 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (3.46%) Web Developer
13 14 (3.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (3.46%) C# Software Developer
14 13 (3.21%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (24.69%) .NET
2 86 (21.23%) ASP.NET
3 60 (14.81%) HTML
4 49 (12.10%) CSS
5 41 (10.12%) jQuery
6 33 (8.15%) XML
7 31 (7.65%) HTML5
8 30 (7.41%) Ajax
9 27 (6.67%) Web Services
10 25 (6.17%) Silverlight
10 25 (6.17%) WCF
11 24 (5.93%) CSS3
11 24 (5.93%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (3.95%) COM
13 14 (3.46%) WinForms
13 14 (3.46%) RESTful
13 14 (3.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 14 (3.46%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (3.21%) WPF
15 10 (2.47%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 29 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.70%) NHS
4 10 (2.47%) Tandem
5 9 (2.22%) Clustering
5 9 (2.22%) Algorithms
6 8 (1.98%) Replication
7 7 (1.73%) CLARiiON
7 7 (1.73%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.23%) FlexPod
8 5 (1.23%) Celerra
9 4 (0.99%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.49%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.49%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.49%) FMCG
11 2 (0.49%) Xbox
11 2 (0.49%) Statistics
12 1 (0.25%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.25%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 179 (44.20%) Windows
2 62 (15.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 47 (11.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (5.19%) Windows XP
5 21 (5.19%) Windows 7
6 20 (4.94%) UNIX
7 17 (4.20%) Windows 8
8 14 (3.46%) Linux
9 7 (1.73%) Windows Vista
10 6 (1.48%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.23%) AIX
12 4 (0.99%) Solaris
13 3 (0.74%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.74%) Android
14 1 (0.25%) VMS
14 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (13.33%) MVC
3 48 (11.85%) ITIL
4 47 (11.60%) ERP
5 33 (8.15%) CRM
6 29 (7.16%) Scrum
6 29 (7.16%) TOGAF
6 29 (7.16%) Enterprise Architecture
7 28 (6.91%) Zachman Framework
8 27 (6.67%) Migration
8 27 (6.67%) Waterfall
8 27 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 23 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (5.68%) GAP Analysis
10 22 (5.43%) Change Management
11 21 (5.19%) Business Analysis
12 20 (4.94%) TDD
12 20 (4.94%) E-Commerce
13 19 (4.69%) PRINCE2
13 19 (4.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 146 (36.05%) SQL
2 96 (23.70%) C#
3 61 (15.06%) JavaScript
4 21 (5.19%) T-SQL
5 18 (4.44%) VB.NET
6 17 (4.20%) Java
7 15 (3.70%) C
8 14 (3.46%) VB
9 10 (2.47%) PowerShell
9 10 (2.47%) C++
10 9 (2.22%) VBA
11 8 (1.98%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.98%) PHP
12 6 (1.48%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.99%) ActionScript
14 3 (0.74%) VB6
15 2 (0.49%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.49%) VBScript
16 1 (0.25%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 62 (15.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (8.15%) Degree
3 17 (4.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (3.95%) MCSE
4 16 (3.95%) MCSA
5 15 (3.70%) Security Cleared
6 13 (3.21%) MCP
6 13 (3.21%) CCA
6 13 (3.21%) Citrix Certification
7 12 (2.96%) MCITP
8 11 (2.72%) SC Cleared
9 10 (2.47%) VTSP
9 10 (2.47%) NCDA
9 10 (2.47%) NCIE
10 8 (1.98%) VCP4
10 8 (1.98%) MCTS
11 7 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.73%) CCEE
12 5 (1.23%) CCIA
12 5 (1.23%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (10.62%) SLA
2 12 (2.96%) QA
3 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 80 (19.75%) Active Directory
2 79 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (9.88%) Hyper-V
4 27 (6.67%) XenApp
5 26 (6.42%) vSphere
6 25 (6.17%) XenDesktop
7 12 (2.96%) vCloud
8 11 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (2.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 8 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.74%) XenServer
12 1 (0.25%) Firmware
12 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.25%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (6.67%) SCCM
2 20 (4.94%) SCOM
3 14 (3.46%) SCVMM
4 6 (1.48%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.48%) Opsview
5 3 (0.74%) WSUS
6 2 (0.49%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.25%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.25%) EMC Navisphere
7 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.25%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.25%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.25%) Puppet
7 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.25%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 108 (26.67%) VMware
2 87 (21.48%) Citrix
3 61 (15.06%) Cisco
4 29 (7.16%) Oracle
5 28 (6.91%) NetApp
6 24 (5.93%) Sage
7 17 (4.20%) EMC
8 16 (3.95%) CommVault
9 13 (3.21%) SAP
10 12 (2.96%) Symantec
11 11 (2.72%) Pegasus
12 9 (2.22%) HP
13 7 (1.73%) IBM
13 7 (1.73%) CheckPoint
14 6 (1.48%) Apple
14 6 (1.48%) Kaspersky
15 5 (1.23%) Pega
15 5 (1.23%) 3PAR
15 5 (1.23%) Siemens
16 4 (0.99%) Adobe
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Rotherham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + company car, annual bonuses, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + outstanding benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Doncaster
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £25,000-£35,000 DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + good benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + good benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + excellent Benefits
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + includes good benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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