The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 13 11 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 63 96 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 13.79% 15.26% 19.95%
As % of the Vendors category 36.00% 38.40% 47.45%
Number of salaries quoted 53 88 128
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £55,750
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.66% -  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 175 250 314
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 38.29% 39.75% 42.03%
Number of salaries quoted 153 219 260
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Sheffield

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Sheffield

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Sheffield over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Sheffield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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.

1 70 (47.30%) Windows
2 69 (46.62%) Active Directory
3 60 (40.54%) SQL
4 47 (31.76%) Windows Server
5 40 (27.03%) MS Excel
6 39 (26.35%) MS Office
7 38 (25.68%) SQL Server
8 37 (25.00%) VMware
9 36 (24.32%) .NET
10 31 (20.95%) C#
10 31 (20.95%) VMware Infrastructure
11 30 (20.27%) ITIL
12 28 (18.92%) SLA
12 28 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
13 23 (15.54%) HTML
13 23 (15.54%) Windows Server 2012
14 22 (14.86%) Firewall
15 21 (14.19%) Cisco
15 21 (14.19%) Citrix
16 20 (13.51%) JavaScript
16 20 (13.51%) Oracle
16 20 (13.51%) IIS
16 20 (13.51%) MS Exchange
16 20 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (12.84%) Finance
17 19 (12.84%) Degree
17 19 (12.84%) ERP
17 19 (12.84%) CSS
17 19 (12.84%) Microsoft Certification
18 18 (12.16%) Service Delivery

Microsoft
Top Related 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 20 (13.51%) IIS
1 20 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 15 (10.14%) SharePoint
3 11 (7.43%) JBoss
3 11 (7.43%) WebLogic
3 11 (7.43%) WebSphere
4 9 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (5.41%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.70%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (2.03%) CloudStack
8 3 (2.03%) OpenStack
8 3 (2.03%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.35%) CMS
9 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 40 (27.03%) MS Excel
2 39 (26.35%) MS Office
3 2 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.68%) InDesign
4 1 (0.68%) MS Project
4 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (4.05%) Oracle 11i
1 6 (4.05%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (4.05%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (3.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (2.03%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (2.03%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.14%) Office 365
2 12 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.38%) PaaS
3 5 (3.38%) SaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.86%) Firewall
2 16 (10.81%) DNS
3 13 (8.78%) DHCP
4 12 (8.11%) SAN
5 9 (6.08%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (6.08%) NAS
5 9 (6.08%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.38%) WAN
6 5 (3.38%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (2.70%) Internet
7 4 (2.70%) LAN
8 3 (2.03%) LDAP
8 3 (2.03%) VoIP
9 2 (1.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (25.68%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.46%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (6.08%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (4.05%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (4.05%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (4.05%) Oracle ODI
5 6 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.38%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.35%) ActiveReports
10 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.68%) MS Access
10 1 (0.68%) Power BI
10 1 (0.68%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (5.41%) Ant
1 8 (5.41%) Maven
1 8 (5.41%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (4.05%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.03%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.03%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.03%) Selenium
3 3 (2.03%) Subversion
3 3 (2.03%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.35%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.35%) FitNesse
4 2 (1.35%) ReSharper
4 2 (1.35%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.35%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (0.68%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.68%) HP UFT
General
1 19 (12.84%) Finance
2 10 (6.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.38%) Law
5 4 (2.70%) Legal
6 3 (2.03%) Electronics
7 2 (1.35%) Banking
7 2 (1.35%) Marketing
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
8 1 (0.68%) Retail
8 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (22.97%) Analyst
2 27 (18.24%) Developer
3 22 (14.86%) IT Support
4 20 (13.51%) Service Analyst
4 20 (13.51%) Service Desk Analyst
5 19 (12.84%) Administrator
6 13 (8.78%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 13 (8.78%) C# Developer
6 13 (8.78%) Software Developer
7 12 (8.11%) 1st Line Support
7 12 (8.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 12 (8.11%) Service Desk Support
7 12 (8.11%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 12 (8.11%) Support Engineer
8 11 (7.43%) Architect
8 11 (7.43%) IT Analyst
8 11 (7.43%) IT Engineer
8 11 (7.43%) IT Support Analyst
9 10 (6.76%) .NET Developer
9 10 (6.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (24.32%) .NET
2 23 (15.54%) HTML
3 19 (12.84%) CSS
4 14 (9.46%) jQuery
5 13 (8.78%) .NET Framework
6 10 (6.76%) ASP.NET
6 10 (6.76%) XML
7 9 (6.08%) AngularJS
7 9 (6.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (4.73%) Web Services
10 5 (3.38%) WPF
11 4 (2.70%) LINQ
11 4 (2.70%) WCF
12 3 (2.03%) Ajax
12 3 (2.03%) Sass
13 2 (1.35%) Behat
13 2 (1.35%) SOAP
13 2 (1.35%) WSDL
13 2 (1.35%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.14%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.08%) Algorithms
2 9 (6.08%) Biotechnology
2 9 (6.08%) EMC VNX
3 8 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.70%) Clustering
5 3 (2.03%) Home Automation
5 3 (2.03%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.03%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.03%) User Experience
6 2 (1.35%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.35%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.35%) iPad
6 2 (1.35%) PKI
6 2 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.68%) Replication
7 1 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 70 (47.30%) Windows
2 47 (31.76%) Windows Server
3 28 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (15.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (11.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (10.81%) Windows 7
7 14 (9.46%) Windows 10
8 12 (8.11%) Linux
8 12 (8.11%) Unix
9 11 (7.43%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.70%) Android
11 3 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.68%) Solaris
12 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.27%) ITIL
2 20 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (12.84%) ERP
4 18 (12.16%) Service Delivery
5 13 (8.78%) MVC
6 10 (6.76%) Analytics
6 10 (6.76%) DevOps
6 10 (6.76%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 10 (6.76%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (6.76%) TOGAF
7 9 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (6.08%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (6.08%) Network Management
7 9 (6.08%) Problem Management
7 9 (6.08%) Zachman Framework
8 8 (5.41%) Load Balancing
9 7 (4.73%) Business Analytics
9 7 (4.73%) CRM
9 7 (4.73%) Project Management
9 7 (4.73%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 60 (40.54%) SQL
2 31 (20.95%) C#
3 20 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 14 (9.46%) PowerShell
5 13 (8.78%) Java
6 11 (7.43%) Python
6 11 (7.43%) Shell Script
7 10 (6.76%) C
8 9 (6.08%) T-SQL
9 8 (5.41%) BeanShell
9 8 (5.41%) COBOL
9 8 (5.41%) Perl
9 8 (5.41%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.38%) PHP
11 4 (2.70%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.70%) VBA
12 3 (2.03%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.03%) Ruby
13 2 (1.35%) VB
14 1 (0.68%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (12.84%) Degree
1 19 (12.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (6.08%) MCSE
3 4 (2.70%) MCSA
4 3 (2.03%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (2.03%) ISEB
4 3 (2.03%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.03%) MCITP
5 2 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.68%) CCNA
6 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.68%) HND
6 1 (0.68%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.68%) MCP
6 1 (0.68%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (18.92%) SLA
2 2 (1.35%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.35%) ISO13485
3 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 69 (46.62%) Active Directory
2 31 (20.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (10.81%) vSphere
4 7 (4.73%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.38%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.70%) XenApp
7 3 (2.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (2.03%) Terminal Server
7 3 (2.03%) Xen
7 3 (2.03%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (6.08%) SCOM
2 5 (3.38%) SCCM
3 4 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.70%) Puppet
4 3 (2.03%) Ansible
4 3 (2.03%) Cobbler
4 3 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (2.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (2.03%) Terraform
4 3 (2.03%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 37 (25.00%) VMware
2 21 (14.19%) Cisco
2 21 (14.19%) Citrix
3 20 (13.51%) Oracle
4 11 (7.43%) Bomgar
5 9 (6.08%) EMC
5 9 (6.08%) SonicWALL
6 6 (4.05%) Hyperion
6 6 (4.05%) Informatica
7 4 (2.70%) HP
7 4 (2.70%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.03%) EnterpriseDB
8 3 (2.03%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.03%) SAP
9 2 (1.35%) IBM
9 2 (1.35%) MobileIron
9 2 (1.35%) Telerik
9 2 (1.35%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.68%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.68%) Veeam
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