Period
to 20 June 2018

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 6 months to 20 June 2018 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.

Microsoft
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 17 9
Rank change year-on-year +9 -8 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 141 119 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 15.38% 12.65% 13.18%
As % of the Vendors category 40.17% 30.36% 32.05%
Number of salaries quoted 122 106 156
Sheffield median annual salary £37,000 £36,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.78% -1.37% +15.87%
10th Percentile £19,275 £21,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £61,700 £54,375 £52,500
South Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +3.17%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Sheffield.

All Vendors
Sheffield
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 351 392 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 38.28% 41.66% 41.12%
Number of salaries quoted 299 337 402
Sheffield median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19,500 £24,750 £21,525
90th Percentile £59,000 £62,500 £56,250
South Yorkshire median annual salary £37,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.88% +6.67% +7.14%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

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 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 54 (38.30%) Windows
2 43 (30.50%) SQL
2 43 (30.50%) Finance
3 42 (29.79%) Microsoft Office
4 32 (22.70%) Active Directory
4 32 (22.70%) Windows Server
4 32 (22.70%) Problem-Solving
5 30 (21.28%) SQL Server
6 28 (19.86%) Degree
7 27 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (18.44%) Office 365
9 24 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (15.60%) Microsoft Excel
11 18 (12.77%) DNS
11 18 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (12.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (11.35%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (11.35%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (11.35%) VMware
13 16 (11.35%) ERP
13 16 (11.35%) MS Exchange
14 15 (10.64%) Cisco
14 15 (10.64%) Data Analysis
14 15 (10.64%) Windows 7
14 15 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
14 15 (10.64%) Tableau
14 15 (10.64%) Windows 8
14 15 (10.64%) Windows 10
15 14 (9.93%) JavaScript

Microsoft
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 16 (11.35%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.80%) SharePoint
3 10 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (4.26%) Apache
4 6 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (4.26%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.13%) SAS
5 3 (2.13%) WordPress
6 2 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.42%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.71%) CMS
7 1 (0.71%) Drupal
7 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 42 (29.79%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (15.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (5.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (3.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.13%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.71%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 26 (18.44%) Office 365
2 15 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (7.09%) Dynamics 365
4 9 (6.38%) SaaS
5 5 (3.55%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (3.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (2.84%) AdWords
6 4 (2.84%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.71%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.71%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.77%) DNS
2 12 (8.51%) DHCP
2 12 (8.51%) TCP/IP
2 12 (8.51%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (6.38%) Firewall
4 8 (5.67%) LAN
4 8 (5.67%) SAN
4 8 (5.67%) WAN
5 6 (4.26%) HTTP
5 6 (4.26%) SMTP
5 6 (4.26%) VPN
6 2 (1.42%) MPLS
6 2 (1.42%) VoIP
7 1 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.71%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.71%) Network Security
7 1 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (9.22%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (7.09%) MySQL
5 9 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (5.67%) MS Access
7 6 (4.26%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.84%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.42%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.71%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.71%) Big Data
10 1 (0.71%) Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.71%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.71%) HDInsight
10 1 (0.71%) Power BI
10 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.13%) MorphX
3 2 (1.42%) Gerrit
3 2 (1.42%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.42%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.42%) JIRA
3 2 (1.42%) SonarQube
3 2 (1.42%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 43 (30.50%) Finance
2 12 (8.51%) Manufacturing
2 12 (8.51%) Retail
3 11 (7.80%) Marketing
4 10 (7.09%) Advertising
5 9 (6.38%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.84%) Banking
7 2 (1.42%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Back Office
8 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.71%) Legal
8 1 (0.71%) Local Government
8 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (21.28%) Developer
2 24 (17.02%) Analyst
3 20 (14.18%) Support Engineer
4 14 (9.93%) IT Support
4 14 (9.93%) Microsoft Developer
5 12 (8.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 11 (7.80%) Business Developer
6 11 (7.80%) Microsoft BI Developer
7 10 (7.09%) Data Analyst
7 10 (7.09%) IT Engineer
8 9 (6.38%) Consultant
8 9 (6.38%) IT Support Engineer
8 9 (6.38%) Service Analyst
8 9 (6.38%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (4.96%) IT Manager
10 6 (4.26%) .NET Developer
10 6 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (4.26%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.26%) Senior IT Engineer
10 6 (4.26%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.93%) .NET
2 7 (4.96%) HTML
3 6 (4.26%) SAML
4 5 (3.55%) Web Services
5 4 (2.84%) jQuery
6 2 (1.42%) CSS
6 2 (1.42%) HTML5
6 2 (1.42%) Vue (Vue.js)
6 2 (1.42%) XML
7 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.71%) CSS3
7 1 (0.71%) JSON
7 1 (0.71%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.71%) LAMP
7 1 (0.71%) Laravel
7 1 (0.71%) Node.js
7 1 (0.71%) React
7 1 (0.71%) REST
7 1 (0.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.22%) Computer Science
3 10 (7.09%) Client/Server
4 9 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.38%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (4.26%) Learning Management System
7 4 (2.84%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.84%) Social Media
8 3 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.42%) Clustering
9 2 (1.42%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.71%) CMDB
10 1 (0.71%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.71%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 54 (38.30%) Windows
2 32 (22.70%) Windows Server
3 16 (11.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (11.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (10.64%) Windows 10
4 15 (10.64%) Windows 7
4 15 (10.64%) Windows 8
5 11 (7.80%) Linux
6 4 (2.84%) CentOS
6 4 (2.84%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.71%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.70%) Problem-Solving
2 27 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (11.35%) ERP
5 15 (10.64%) Data Analysis
6 13 (9.22%) E-Commerce
7 12 (8.51%) Analytics
8 10 (7.09%) ITIL
9 9 (6.38%) Migration
9 9 (6.38%) Project Management
10 8 (5.67%) Data Migration
11 7 (4.96%) IT Strategy
11 7 (4.96%) MVC
11 7 (4.96%) SDLC
11 7 (4.96%) Web Development
12 6 (4.26%) Decision-Making
12 6 (4.26%) Logistics
12 6 (4.26%) Open Source
13 5 (3.55%) Performance Management
13 5 (3.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (30.50%) SQL
2 14 (9.93%) JavaScript
2 14 (9.93%) T-SQL
3 12 (8.51%) C#
4 8 (5.67%) Java
5 4 (2.84%) C
6 3 (2.13%) R
6 3 (2.13%) X++
7 2 (1.42%) PHP
7 2 (1.42%) Python
7 2 (1.42%) VB
7 2 (1.42%) VBA
7 2 (1.42%) VBScript
8 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.71%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.71%) XPath
8 1 (0.71%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 28 (19.86%) Degree
2 18 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (9.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (7.80%) MCSA
5 4 (2.84%) MCITP
5 4 (2.84%) MCTS
6 3 (2.13%) CISM
6 3 (2.13%) CISSP
6 3 (2.13%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 3 (2.13%) MCP
7 2 (1.42%) CCNA
7 2 (1.42%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.42%) CLAS
7 2 (1.42%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.42%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 2 (1.42%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.42%) PMP
7 2 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.22%) SLA
2 3 (2.13%) GDPR
2 3 (2.13%) ISO 22301
2 3 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.13%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.42%) QA
4 1 (0.71%) PMO
System Software
1 32 (22.70%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.96%) Hyper-V
2 7 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (7.09%) Backup Exec
2 9 (6.38%) SCCM
3 7 (4.96%) SCOM
4 6 (4.26%) Nagios
4 6 (4.26%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (4.26%) WSUS
5 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.42%) Puppet
5 2 (1.42%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 16 (11.35%) VMware
2 15 (10.64%) Cisco
2 15 (10.64%) Tableau
3 11 (7.80%) Veeam
4 9 (6.38%) Capita
5 8 (5.67%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (4.96%) Oracle
7 6 (4.26%) Google
7 6 (4.26%) Kaspersky
7 6 (4.26%) MobileIron
8 5 (3.55%) Citrix
8 5 (3.55%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.55%) SolarWinds
9 4 (2.84%) Sage
10 3 (2.13%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.13%) Sophos
11 2 (1.42%) Cognizant
11 2 (1.42%) CommVault
11 2 (1.42%) EMC
11 2 (1.42%) Nimble Storage