Period
to 22 October 2017

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 22 October 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.

Microsoft
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 9 9
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 95 140 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 11.95% 13.77% 16.26%
As % of the Vendors category 29.41% 34.48% 36.22%
Number of salaries quoted 94 142 206
Sheffield median annual salary £41,250 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.92% +8.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £19,963 £20,000 £19,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £44,375
South Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £30,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year +23.97% +0.83% -25.00%

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 323 406 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 40.63% 39.92% 44.91%
Number of salaries quoted 285 331 543
Sheffield median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,900 £24,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
South Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -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 22 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 35 (36.84%) SQL
2 32 (33.68%) C#
3 30 (31.58%) Windows
4 28 (29.47%) .NET
5 27 (28.42%) SQL Server
5 27 (28.42%) Office 365
6 26 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (23.16%) JavaScript
8 21 (22.11%) MVC
9 20 (21.05%) ASP.NET
9 20 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
10 18 (18.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (18.95%) Windows Server
10 18 (18.95%) Active Directory
10 18 (18.95%) VMware
11 17 (17.89%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (17.89%) Visual Studio
12 16 (16.84%) Microsoft Office
13 15 (15.79%) ITIL
13 15 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
13 15 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (14.74%) Waterfall
14 14 (14.74%) SharePoint
14 14 (14.74%) Finance
14 14 (14.74%) WCF
14 14 (14.74%) .NET Framework
14 14 (14.74%) Software Engineering
15 13 (13.68%) Scrum
15 13 (13.68%) WPF
15 13 (13.68%) SDLC

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 14 (14.74%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.42%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.26%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.21%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.11%) IIS
6 2 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.11%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.05%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (16.84%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (9.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.16%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (3.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (28.42%) Office 365
2 20 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (5.26%) IaaS
5 4 (4.21%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (3.16%) PaaS
6 3 (3.16%) SaaS
7 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.42%) Firewall
1 8 (8.42%) VPN
2 6 (6.32%) SAN
2 6 (6.32%) WAN
3 5 (5.26%) Skype
4 4 (4.21%) DNS
4 4 (4.21%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (3.16%) LAN
6 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.05%) DHCP
7 1 (1.05%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.05%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.05%) PBX
7 1 (1.05%) VLAN
7 1 (1.05%) VoIP
7 1 (1.05%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (28.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (7.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (6.32%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.21%) QlikView
4 4 (4.21%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.21%) SQL CLR
5 2 (2.11%) MS Access
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.11%) Power BI
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.05%) MySQL
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (17.89%) Visual Studio
2 15 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.21%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.11%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.11%) Selenium
General
1 14 (14.74%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Advertising
2 4 (4.21%) Legal
3 3 (3.16%) Local Government
3 3 (3.16%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.16%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.11%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.05%) Automotive
5 1 (1.05%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (30.53%) Developer
2 18 (18.95%) .NET Developer
2 18 (18.95%) C# Developer
3 17 (17.89%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (13.68%) ASP.NET Developer
4 13 (13.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 13 (13.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (12.63%) Senior Developer
5 12 (12.63%) Software Developer
6 11 (11.58%) C# Software Developer
6 11 (11.58%) Consultant
6 11 (11.58%) Senior .NET Developer
6 11 (11.58%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 11 (11.58%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (11.58%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 11 (11.58%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 11 (11.58%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (11.58%) Senior C# Developer
6 11 (11.58%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 11 (11.58%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (29.47%) .NET
2 20 (21.05%) ASP.NET
3 18 (18.95%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (14.74%) .NET Framework
4 14 (14.74%) WCF
5 13 (13.68%) WPF
6 12 (12.63%) Web Services
7 11 (11.58%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (9.47%) jQuery
9 8 (8.42%) AngularJS
10 6 (6.32%) CSS
10 6 (6.32%) HTML
10 6 (6.32%) XML
11 3 (3.16%) LINQ
11 3 (3.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (3.16%) X-Windows
12 2 (2.11%) Java EE
12 2 (2.11%) Middleware
12 2 (2.11%) ODBC
12 2 (2.11%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.37%) iPad
3 6 (6.32%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.32%) Driving Licence
4 5 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.21%) NHS
6 3 (3.16%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.11%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.05%) Clustering
8 1 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (1.05%) PKI
8 1 (1.05%) PMI
8 1 (1.05%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.05%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (31.58%) Windows
2 18 (18.95%) Windows Server
3 12 (12.63%) Linux
4 5 (5.26%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.16%) Mac OS
5 3 (3.16%) Mac OS X
5 3 (3.16%) Unix
6 2 (2.11%) Solaris
6 2 (2.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.05%) Android
7 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (22.11%) MVC
3 15 (15.79%) ITIL
4 14 (14.74%) Software Engineering
4 14 (14.74%) Waterfall
5 13 (13.68%) Scrum
5 13 (13.68%) SDLC
6 10 (10.53%) Project Management
7 9 (9.47%) Migration
8 7 (7.37%) ERP
9 6 (6.32%) Analytics
9 6 (6.32%) Data Protection
9 6 (6.32%) ETL
9 6 (6.32%) Mentoring
9 6 (6.32%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (5.26%) Change Control
10 5 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.26%) ETL Development
10 5 (5.26%) OpenUP
10 5 (5.26%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (36.84%) SQL
2 32 (33.68%) C#
3 22 (23.16%) JavaScript
4 9 (9.47%) T-SQL
5 8 (8.42%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.26%) Java
7 4 (4.21%) C
7 4 (4.21%) R
8 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.11%) C++
8 2 (2.11%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.05%) Perl
9 1 (1.05%) Python
9 1 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.32%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.26%) CCNA
3 5 (5.26%) Degree
4 3 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.16%) MCSE
4 3 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (3.16%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.11%) ISEB
5 2 (2.11%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.05%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.05%) CCENT
6 1 (1.05%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.05%) MCSA
6 1 (1.05%) MCT
6 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 1 (1.05%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) PMO
3 1 (1.05%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.05%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (18.95%) Active Directory
2 17 (17.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.37%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.26%) vCloud
5 3 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) SCCM
2 3 (3.16%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.11%) Data Guard
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.11%) Puppet
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.05%) Nessus
4 1 (1.05%) OpenVAS
4 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (18.95%) VMware
2 8 (8.42%) Cisco
3 6 (6.32%) Oracle
4 5 (5.26%) Hitachi
4 5 (5.26%) HP
4 5 (5.26%) NetApp
5 4 (4.21%) RedGate
5 4 (4.21%) Tableau
5 4 (4.21%) Veeam
6 3 (3.16%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.05%) Acunetix
7 1 (1.05%) Adobe
7 1 (1.05%) Avaya
7 1 (1.05%) Epicor
7 1 (1.05%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.05%) JDA
7 1 (1.05%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.05%) Sage
7 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.05%) SAP