The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 66 35
Rank change year-on-year +13 -31  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 13 7 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.62% 1.13% 5.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.57% 6.36% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 32
Median salary £42,000 £31,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.40% -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,650 £24,500 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £39,250 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  

Microsoft Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield.

Academic & Professional Certification
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 123 110 187
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 24.75% 17.71% 23.88%
Number of salaries quoted 95 90 151
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £25,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £41,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Sheffield

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Sheffield.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Sheffield

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Sheffield over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification.

1 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
1 16 (84.21%) VMware
2 15 (78.95%) Windows
3 13 (68.42%) MCSE
3 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 12 (63.16%) ITIL
4 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (57.89%) DNS
6 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (52.63%) Windows Server
6 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (42.11%) XenApp
8 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
8 7 (36.84%) SCOM
8 7 (36.84%) DHCP
8 7 (36.84%) Citrix
9 5 (26.32%) Load Balancing
9 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 4 (21.05%) SolarWinds
10 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
10 4 (21.05%) PKI
10 4 (21.05%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (21.05%) SQL
11 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
11 3 (15.79%) LAN
11 3 (15.79%) WAN
11 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
11 3 (15.79%) SLA

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring 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 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) DNS
2 7 (36.84%) DHCP
3 3 (15.79%) LAN
3 3 (15.79%) SAN
3 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall
5 1 (5.26%) Internet
5 1 (5.26%) MPLS
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security
5 1 (5.26%) Skype
5 1 (5.26%) VoIP
5 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Wintel Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Citrix Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Active Directory Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Wintel Support
3 5 (26.32%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Active Directory Support
4 4 (21.05%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Administrator
5 3 (15.79%) IT Administrator
5 3 (15.79%) Server Administrator
6 2 (10.53%) VMWare Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Citrix Support
7 1 (5.26%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) IT Technician
7 1 (5.26%) Junior IT Technician
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Specialist
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) PKI
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (52.63%) Windows Server
3 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 5 (26.32%) Load Balancing
3 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.79%) High Availability
4 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) Document Management
5 1 (5.26%) ERP
5 1 (5.26%) IT Strategy
5 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) MCSE
2 4 (21.05%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (15.79%) CCNA
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (15.79%) MCITP
4 2 (10.53%) MCP
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.26%) CCA
5 1 (5.26%) CCEA
5 1 (5.26%) CCNP
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) HND
5 1 (5.26%) JNCIA
5 1 (5.26%) JNCIP
5 1 (5.26%) MCSA
5 1 (5.26%) MCSD
5 1 (5.26%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) XenApp
3 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) SCOM
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (15.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) VMware
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 7 (36.84%) Citrix
4 4 (21.05%) SolarWinds
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) Veeam
6 1 (5.26%) Avaya
6 1 (5.26%) Genesys
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp