Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 6 13
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 116 170 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 14.03% 16.54% 12.57%
As % of the Vendors category 35.15% 45.58% 32.03%
Number of salaries quoted 114 170 133
Sheffield median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% +4.84% -17.33%
10th Percentile £20,875 £20,500 £19,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £55,050
South Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.08% -7.14%

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 330 373 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 39.90% 36.28% 39.26%
Number of salaries quoted 307 310 394
Sheffield median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £21,475 £21,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,750 £62,500
South Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -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 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 53 (45.69%) SQL
2 40 (34.48%) Windows
3 35 (30.17%) SQL Server
4 34 (29.31%) Microsoft Office
5 32 (27.59%) C#
6 29 (25.00%) .NET
7 27 (23.28%) Office 365
8 25 (21.55%) JavaScript
8 25 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (19.83%) Microsoft Azure
9 23 (19.83%) Windows Server
10 22 (18.97%) Amazon AWS
10 22 (18.97%) ASP.NET
10 22 (18.97%) MVC
11 19 (16.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (16.38%) VMware
12 18 (15.52%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (14.66%) Visual Studio
13 17 (14.66%) Active Directory
13 17 (14.66%) Software Engineering
13 17 (14.66%) .NET Framework
14 16 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (13.79%) Finance
14 16 (13.79%) Scrum
15 15 (12.93%) ERP
15 15 (12.93%) Waterfall
15 15 (12.93%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (12.93%) Windows 10
16 14 (12.07%) SDLC
17 12 (10.34%) Analytical Skills

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 (9.48%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 7 (6.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.45%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.72%) IIS
6 2 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.86%) Apache
7 1 (0.86%) JBoss
7 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 34 (29.31%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (9.48%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (4.31%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.86%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 27 (23.28%) Office 365
2 23 (19.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (18.97%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (5.17%) IaaS
5 4 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (2.59%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (2.59%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (2.59%) PaaS
7 2 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.72%) SaaS
8 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.34%) WAN
2 11 (9.48%) Firewall
3 9 (7.76%) LAN
4 8 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (6.03%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.31%) SAN
6 5 (4.31%) VPN
7 4 (3.45%) Skype
8 2 (1.72%) DNS
8 2 (1.72%) VoIP
9 1 (0.86%) DHCP
9 1 (0.86%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.86%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.86%) PBX
9 1 (0.86%) VLAN
9 1 (0.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (30.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (6.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.17%) MySQL
4 6 (5.17%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.17%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (3.45%) MS Access
6 3 (2.59%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.72%) OLAP
7 2 (1.72%) Power BI
7 2 (1.72%) QlikView
7 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.86%) SQL CLR
8 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (14.66%) Visual Studio
2 11 (9.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.17%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (2.59%) MorphX
5 2 (1.72%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.86%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.86%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.86%) Selenium
General
1 16 (13.79%) Finance
2 9 (7.76%) Advertising
3 7 (6.03%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.45%) Retail
5 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.72%) Banking
6 2 (1.72%) Legal
6 2 (1.72%) Local Government
7 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 37 (31.90%) Developer
2 21 (18.10%) C# Developer
3 20 (17.24%) .NET Developer
3 20 (17.24%) C# .NET Developer
4 16 (13.79%) ASP.NET Developer
4 16 (13.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (12.93%) Consultant
6 14 (12.07%) .NET Software Developer
6 14 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 14 (12.07%) C# Software Developer
6 14 (12.07%) Senior Developer
6 14 (12.07%) Software Developer
7 13 (11.21%) Senior .NET Developer
7 13 (11.21%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 13 (11.21%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (11.21%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 13 (11.21%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (11.21%) Senior C# Developer
7 13 (11.21%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 13 (11.21%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (25.00%) .NET
2 22 (18.97%) ASP.NET
3 19 (16.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (14.66%) .NET Framework
5 15 (12.93%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (9.48%) WPF
7 10 (8.62%) WCF
8 7 (6.03%) .NET Core
8 7 (6.03%) Entity Framework
8 7 (6.03%) jQuery
8 7 (6.03%) Web Services
9 6 (5.17%) AngularJS
9 6 (5.17%) CSS
9 6 (5.17%) Java EE
9 6 (5.17%) Middleware
9 6 (5.17%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (4.31%) HTML
11 4 (3.45%) XML
12 2 (1.72%) CSS3
12 2 (1.72%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.17%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (5.17%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.45%) iPad
4 3 (2.59%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.86%) Clustering
6 1 (0.86%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.86%) NHS
6 1 (0.86%) PKI
6 1 (0.86%) PMI
6 1 (0.86%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (34.48%) Windows
2 23 (19.83%) Windows Server
3 15 (12.93%) Windows 10
4 12 (10.34%) Windows 7
4 12 (10.34%) Windows 8
5 11 (9.48%) Linux
6 7 (6.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (6.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.17%) Solaris
7 6 (5.17%) Unix
8 1 (0.86%) Android
8 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.86%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.97%) MVC
3 17 (14.66%) Software Engineering
4 16 (13.79%) Scrum
5 15 (12.93%) ERP
5 15 (12.93%) Waterfall
6 14 (12.07%) SDLC
7 11 (9.48%) DevOps
8 10 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (7.76%) Migration
10 8 (6.90%) Project Management
11 7 (6.03%) ITIL
11 7 (6.03%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (5.17%) ETL
12 6 (5.17%) Logistics
12 6 (5.17%) OpenUP
12 6 (5.17%) Process Improvement
12 6 (5.17%) Server Virtualisation
13 5 (4.31%) CRM
13 5 (4.31%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 53 (45.69%) SQL
2 32 (27.59%) C#
3 25 (21.55%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.90%) PowerShell
5 6 (5.17%) Bash Shell
5 6 (5.17%) C
5 6 (5.17%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.31%) Python
6 5 (4.31%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.31%) X++
7 4 (3.45%) Ruby
8 2 (1.72%) Java
9 1 (0.86%) PHP
9 1 (0.86%) R
9 1 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (15.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (7.76%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (6.90%) CCNA
4 7 (6.03%) Degree
5 5 (4.31%) MCSA
6 4 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (3.45%) MCP
7 3 (2.59%) MCSE
7 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.86%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.86%) CCENT
9 1 (0.86%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.86%) ECDL
9 1 (0.86%) MCDST
9 1 (0.86%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.17%) SLA
2 4 (3.45%) QA
3 2 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.72%) PMO
4 1 (0.86%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.86%) GDPR
4 1 (0.86%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (14.66%) Active Directory
2 16 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.90%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.03%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (5.17%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (4.31%) Data Guard
2 5 (4.31%) SCCM
3 3 (2.59%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.72%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.72%) Rancher
4 2 (1.72%) Terraform
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.86%) Nessus
5 1 (0.86%) OpenVAS
5 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (16.38%) VMware
2 9 (7.76%) Oracle
3 8 (6.90%) Google
4 6 (5.17%) Cisco
5 4 (3.45%) Citrix
5 4 (3.45%) EMC
5 4 (3.45%) Nimble Storage
5 4 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (3.45%) Veeam
6 3 (2.59%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.59%) Tableau
7 2 (1.72%) Epicor
7 2 (1.72%) Infor
7 2 (1.72%) Sage
7 2 (1.72%) SAP
7 2 (1.72%) Twitter
8 1 (0.86%) Acunetix
8 1 (0.86%) Cognos
8 1 (0.86%) IFS
8 1 (0.86%) RedGate