The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 South Yorkshire 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 239 123 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 25.89% 16.67% 19.38%
As % of the Vendors category 52.88% 36.61% 44.41%
Number of salaries quoted 197 110 127
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% +10.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
452 336 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 48.97% 45.53% 43.64%
Number of salaries quoted 387 293 301
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Yorkshire

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +4 180 £35,000 +7.69% 26
Barnsley +3 16 £48,550 +155.52% 2
Doncaster -6 16 £28,750 +26.47% 6
Rotherham +4 6 £23,750 +11.15% 6
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 237 (49.27%) Windows
2 194 (40.33%) MS Excel
3 138 (28.69%) VMware
4 126 (26.20%) SQL Server
5 120 (24.95%) Active Directory
6 107 (22.25%) SQL
7 94 (19.54%) .NET
7 94 (19.54%) Citrix
8 93 (19.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 92 (19.13%) MS Office
10 87 (18.09%) Microsoft Certification
11 84 (17.46%) VMware Infrastructure
12 79 (16.42%) C#
13 75 (15.59%) ITIL
14 69 (14.35%) Windows Server 2003
15 67 (13.93%) MCSE
16 62 (12.89%) HP
17 60 (12.47%) Degree
18 54 (11.23%) Finance
19 52 (10.81%) ASP.NET
20 50 (10.40%) MS Exchange
21 46 (9.56%) Windows Server 2012
22 45 (9.36%) SQL Server 2008
23 42 (8.73%) Project Management
24 41 (8.52%) Windows 7
25 40 (8.32%) SCCM
25 40 (8.32%) DNS
25 40 (8.32%) SAN
25 40 (8.32%) Web Services
25 40 (8.32%) JavaScript

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 50 (10.40%) MS Exchange
2 38 (7.90%) SharePoint
3 32 (6.65%) Lync
4 27 (5.61%) IIS
5 20 (4.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (3.74%) Apache
7 18 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (2.49%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (2.49%) WebSphere
8 12 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (2.29%) MQSeries
10 5 (1.04%) CMS
11 4 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.62%) Node.js
13 2 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.42%) SAS
13 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 194 (40.33%) MS Excel
2 92 (19.13%) MS Office
3 11 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (2.08%) Adobe Captivate
5 6 (1.25%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.04%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.83%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.62%) QuarkXPress
8 3 (0.62%) MS Project
8 3 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.62%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.21%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 30 (6.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (5.82%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.21%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.66%) Office 365
3 6 (1.25%) IaaS
4 4 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.83%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.62%) ElastiCache
5 3 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.21%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 40 (8.32%) DNS
1 40 (8.32%) SAN
2 31 (6.44%) TCP/IP
3 24 (4.99%) DHCP
4 22 (4.57%) Internet
5 20 (4.16%) NetScaler
6 18 (3.74%) Firewall
7 14 (2.91%) LAN
8 12 (2.49%) WAN
9 11 (2.29%) Unified Communications
10 8 (1.66%) WAAS
10 8 (1.66%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (1.46%) NAS
11 7 (1.46%) VPN
11 7 (1.46%) Wireless
12 5 (1.04%) IP Telephony
12 5 (1.04%) PBX
13 3 (0.62%) WLAN
14 2 (0.42%) ATM
15 1 (0.21%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (26.20%) SQL Server
2 45 (9.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (6.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (4.37%) Relational Database
5 18 (3.74%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (3.53%) Oracle Database
7 16 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (2.70%) RDBMS
9 12 (2.49%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (2.29%) Oracle Database 10g
10 11 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (1.46%) MySQL
12 4 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.62%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.62%) QlikView
13 3 (0.62%) OLAP
13 3 (0.62%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 24 (4.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (4.78%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.46%) Subversion
3 7 (1.46%) MSI
4 5 (1.04%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (1.04%) NUnit
4 5 (1.04%) Eclipse
4 5 (1.04%) AdminStudio
5 4 (0.83%) InstallShield
6 3 (0.62%) MSBuild
6 3 (0.62%) Selenium
6 3 (0.62%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.21%) MorphX
8 1 (0.21%) JIRA
General
1 54 (11.23%) Finance
2 29 (6.03%) Manufacturing
3 27 (5.61%) Legal
4 23 (4.78%) French Language
5 22 (4.57%) Marketing
6 16 (3.33%) Advertising
6 16 (3.33%) Czech Language
7 14 (2.91%) Telecoms
8 11 (2.29%) Law
9 7 (1.46%) Local Government
10 6 (1.25%) Games
10 6 (1.25%) Military
11 5 (1.04%) Back Office
12 4 (0.83%) Electronics
12 4 (0.83%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.83%) Banking
12 4 (0.83%) Retail
13 2 (0.42%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.42%) Billing
14 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 90 (18.71%) Developer
2 72 (14.97%) Consultant
3 67 (13.93%) Analyst
4 46 (9.56%) Support Engineer
5 39 (8.11%) Support Analyst
6 35 (7.28%) Microsoft Consultant
7 29 (6.03%) Windows Support Engineer
8 28 (5.82%) Service Analyst
9 27 (5.61%) .NET Developer
10 25 (5.20%) Architect
11 24 (4.99%) C# Developer
12 22 (4.57%) Server Engineer
13 21 (4.37%) Software Engineer
14 20 (4.16%) IT Support
14 20 (4.16%) Windows Server Engineer
15 19 (3.95%) Deployment Engineer
16 18 (3.74%) Server Support
16 18 (3.74%) Server Support Engineer
16 18 (3.74%) Service Desk Analyst
17 16 (3.33%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (19.54%) .NET
2 52 (10.81%) ASP.NET
3 40 (8.32%) Web Services
4 35 (7.28%) HTML
5 31 (6.44%) Application Packaging
6 24 (4.99%) CSS
6 24 (4.99%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (4.37%) WCF
8 19 (3.95%) .NET Framework
9 18 (3.74%) jQuery
9 18 (3.74%) WPF
10 17 (3.53%) WinForms
10 17 (3.53%) HTML5
11 16 (3.33%) SOAP
11 16 (3.33%) XML
12 14 (2.91%) Silverlight
13 11 (2.29%) CSS3
14 8 (1.66%) REST
14 8 (1.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 7 (1.46%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (2.29%) Management Information System
1 11 (2.29%) Clustering
2 10 (2.08%) Blackberry
3 9 (1.87%) Social Media
3 9 (1.87%) Firmware
4 7 (1.46%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.25%) Replication
6 5 (1.04%) Xbox
6 5 (1.04%) Tandem
6 5 (1.04%) CLARiiON
7 4 (0.83%) IVR
7 4 (0.83%) Celerra
7 4 (0.83%) CESG
7 4 (0.83%) FlexPod
8 3 (0.62%) New Media
8 3 (0.62%) Statistics
8 3 (0.62%) Animation
8 3 (0.62%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.62%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.42%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 237 (49.27%) Windows
2 93 (19.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 69 (14.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 46 (9.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (8.52%) Windows 7
6 26 (5.41%) Windows XP
7 25 (5.20%) UNIX
8 20 (4.16%) Windows 8
9 16 (3.33%) Linux
10 9 (1.87%) AIX
11 4 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.42%) VMS
12 2 (0.42%) Android
13 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.21%) Solaris
13 1 (0.21%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (15.59%) ITIL
2 42 (8.73%) Project Management
3 40 (8.32%) CRM
4 36 (7.48%) Change Management
5 29 (6.03%) Scrum
6 28 (5.82%) TDD
6 28 (5.82%) MVC
7 23 (4.78%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (4.57%) PRINCE2
9 21 (4.37%) Software Engineering
9 21 (4.37%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (4.16%) ERP
11 19 (3.95%) Practice Management
12 18 (3.74%) Software Architecture
13 17 (3.53%) System Testing
14 16 (3.33%) DMAIC
14 16 (3.33%) DFSS
14 16 (3.33%) Validation
14 16 (3.33%) Six Sigma
14 16 (3.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 107 (22.25%) SQL
2 79 (16.42%) C#
3 40 (8.32%) JavaScript
4 20 (4.16%) T-SQL
5 19 (3.95%) VB.NET
5 19 (3.95%) C++
6 18 (3.74%) Python
7 15 (3.12%) C
8 13 (2.70%) Embedded C++
8 13 (2.70%) PL/SQL
8 13 (2.70%) VB
9 10 (2.08%) Java
10 9 (1.87%) PHP
10 9 (1.87%) VBScript
10 9 (1.87%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.66%) Embedded C
11 8 (1.66%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.83%) VBA
13 3 (0.62%) VB6
14 2 (0.42%) Perl
Qualifications
1 87 (18.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 67 (13.93%) MCSE
3 60 (12.47%) Degree
4 39 (8.11%) MCP
5 30 (6.24%) Citrix Certification
6 29 (6.03%) MCITP
7 27 (5.61%) CCA
8 23 (4.78%) MCTS
9 22 (4.57%) Security Cleared
10 18 (3.74%) CCEE
10 18 (3.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 17 (3.53%) PMP
11 17 (3.53%) PMI Certification
11 17 (3.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 16 (3.33%) MBA
12 16 (3.33%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 16 (3.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 14 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (2.29%) CCEA
15 10 (2.08%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.69%) SLA
2 9 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.83%) QA
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 120 (24.95%) Active Directory
2 84 (17.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (8.11%) XenDesktop
4 37 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 26 (5.41%) vSphere
6 24 (4.99%) XenApp
7 22 (4.57%) VMware ESX
8 20 (4.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 19 (3.95%) XenServer
9 19 (3.95%) vCloud
10 2 (0.42%) Squid
10 2 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 40 (8.32%) SCCM
2 26 (5.41%) SCOM
3 11 (2.29%) SCVMM
4 10 (2.08%) SCDPM
5 6 (1.25%) AppDNA
6 4 (0.83%) OPNET
7 3 (0.62%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.42%) Foglight
9 1 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.21%) Nagios
9 1 (0.21%) MOM
Vendors
1 138 (28.69%) VMware
2 94 (19.54%) Citrix
3 62 (12.89%) HP
4 38 (7.90%) Cisco
5 33 (6.86%) IBM
6 31 (6.44%) Oracle
7 23 (4.78%) NetApp
8 16 (3.33%) Minitab
9 15 (3.12%) Riverbed
10 12 (2.49%) Adobe
11 11 (2.29%) EMC
12 10 (2.08%) Remedy
12 10 (2.08%) Veeam
12 10 (2.08%) ServiceNow
13 8 (1.66%) Symantec
13 8 (1.66%) AppSense
13 8 (1.66%) Apple
14 7 (1.46%) Pega
14 7 (1.46%) Dell
15 6 (1.25%) Twitter
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £29000 - £31000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Market related
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £38-55,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Tribal Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary on application
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago