Period
to 12 December 2019

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 12 December 2019 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
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 7 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 86 119 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 14.43% 14.49% 15.25%
As % of the Vendors category 44.33% 36.50% 37.46%
Number of salaries quoted 85 99 121
Sheffield median annual salary £40,827 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.94% +6.25% +26.98%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,850 £19,625
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £70,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +21.43% - +16.67%

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 194 326 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 32.55% 39.71% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 154 242 306
Sheffield median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £36,875
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +22.03% +5.36%
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,300 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,000 £67,375 £60,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -

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 12 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, 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 33 (38.37%) Azure
2 30 (34.88%) Office 365
3 29 (33.72%) Microsoft Office
4 25 (29.07%) SQL Server
5 23 (26.74%) .NET
5 23 (26.74%) Active Directory
5 23 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (25.58%) C#
7 20 (23.26%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (23.26%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (22.09%) Oracle
8 19 (22.09%) CSS
8 19 (22.09%) Windows
9 18 (20.93%) SQL
9 18 (20.93%) Change Management
9 18 (20.93%) Workflow
10 17 (19.77%) Finance
11 16 (18.60%) ITIL
12 14 (16.28%) HTML
12 14 (16.28%) Incident Management
12 14 (16.28%) Windows Server
13 13 (15.12%) GDPR
13 13 (15.12%) Task Automation
14 12 (13.95%) Power BI
14 12 (13.95%) Power Platform
14 12 (13.95%) Public Sector
14 12 (13.95%) AWS
15 11 (12.79%) Drupal
15 11 (12.79%) Umbraco
15 11 (12.79%) Relational Database

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 11 (12.79%) CMS
1 11 (12.79%) Drupal
1 11 (12.79%) Umbraco
2 8 (9.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (9.30%) Skype for Business
3 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.49%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.16%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (33.72%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 33 (38.37%) Azure
2 30 (34.88%) Office 365
3 12 (13.95%) AWS
3 12 (13.95%) Power Platform
4 5 (5.81%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (4.65%) IaaS
6 2 (2.33%) PaaS
6 2 (2.33%) SaaS
7 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.16%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.63%) Firewall
2 7 (8.14%) Internet
3 5 (5.81%) DNS
3 5 (5.81%) Wireless
4 4 (4.65%) DHCP
4 4 (4.65%) SAN
4 4 (4.65%) Skype
5 3 (3.49%) Intranet
6 2 (2.33%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.33%) LAN
6 2 (2.33%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.33%) VoIP
6 2 (2.33%) VPN
6 2 (2.33%) WAN
6 2 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.16%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (29.07%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.95%) Power BI
3 11 (12.79%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (12.79%) RDBMS
3 11 (12.79%) Relational Database
4 8 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (9.30%) MariaDB
5 5 (5.81%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (2.33%) JIRA
3 1 (1.16%) LINQPad
3 1 (1.16%) Postman
3 1 (1.16%) Selenium
3 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.16%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (19.77%) Finance
2 12 (13.95%) Public Sector
3 10 (11.63%) Financial Institution
4 6 (6.98%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.65%) Legal
6 3 (3.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (24.42%) Developer
2 16 (18.60%) Analyst
3 10 (11.63%) IT Support
4 9 (10.47%) Security Analyst
4 9 (10.47%) Senior Developer
5 8 (9.30%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 7 (8.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) Architect
7 6 (6.98%) IT Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) SOC Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Junior
8 5 (5.81%) Junior Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Service Manager
9 4 (4.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Head of Analytics
10 3 (3.49%) Head of Data Analytics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.74%) .NET
2 19 (22.09%) CSS
3 14 (16.28%) HTML
4 11 (12.79%) .NET Core
5 8 (9.30%) ASP.NET
6 7 (8.14%) jQuery
7 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (5.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (4.65%) Web Services
9 3 (3.49%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.33%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (2.33%) JSON
10 2 (2.33%) Vue.js
11 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 1 (1.16%) Entity Framework
11 1 (1.16%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (3.49%) Hybrid Cloud
1 3 (3.49%) Robotics
1 3 (3.49%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.16%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.16%) Handset
3 1 (1.16%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.16%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.09%) Windows
2 14 (16.28%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.81%) Windows 10
3 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.49%) Unix
5 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.16%) Android
6 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.16%) Linux
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (23.26%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (23.26%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (20.93%) Change Management
3 18 (20.93%) Workflow
4 16 (18.60%) ITIL
5 14 (16.28%) Incident Management
6 13 (15.12%) Task Automation
7 11 (12.79%) Content Management
7 11 (12.79%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 10 (11.63%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (11.63%) Data Privacy
8 10 (11.63%) Line Management
9 9 (10.47%) Analytics
9 9 (10.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 8 (9.30%) Coaching
10 8 (9.30%) Data Loss Prevention
10 8 (9.30%) Migration
10 8 (9.30%) SOA
11 7 (8.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.58%) C#
2 18 (20.93%) SQL
3 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.14%) Java
5 5 (5.81%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.81%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.49%) C
6 3 (3.49%) VB
7 2 (2.33%) C++
7 2 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.98%) MCSE
3 5 (5.81%) Degree
3 5 (5.81%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (5.81%) MCSA
4 1 (1.16%) CCNA
4 1 (1.16%) CCNP
4 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.16%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.12%) GDPR
2 6 (6.98%) SLA
3 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 23 (26.74%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.81%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.49%) BitLocker
5 2 (2.33%) Docker
6 1 (1.16%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (9.30%) SCCM
2 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (4.65%) SCOM
3 4 (4.65%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 19 (22.09%) Oracle
2 8 (9.30%) Citrix
2 8 (9.30%) VMware
3 4 (4.65%) CommVault
3 4 (4.65%) Veeam
4 3 (3.49%) Cisco
4 3 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.49%) Tableau
5 2 (2.33%) Apple
5 2 (2.33%) IBM
6 1 (1.16%) Epicor
6 1 (1.16%) Google
6 1 (1.16%) Remedy
6 1 (1.16%) ServiceNow