Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 9 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 131 118 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 14.87% 14.34% 13.85%
As % of the Vendors category 36.90% 34.10% 35.70%
Number of salaries quoted 112 112 137
Sheffield median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +29.03% +3.33%
10th Percentile £21,760 £19,625 £21,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £69,750 £67,500
South Yorkshire median annual salary £34,125 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -2.50% +16.67% -4.76%

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 355 346 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 40.30% 42.04% 38.80%
Number of salaries quoted 269 311 323
Sheffield median annual salary £43,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £23,950 £21,625 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%

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 21 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 45 (34.35%) SQL
2 40 (30.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (28.24%) Windows
4 32 (24.43%) Problem-Solving
5 26 (19.85%) Finance
5 26 (19.85%) Active Directory
5 26 (19.85%) Office 365
6 25 (19.08%) Windows Server
6 25 (19.08%) C#
7 24 (18.32%) Microsoft Office
8 23 (17.56%) .NET
8 23 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (16.03%) SLA
10 20 (15.27%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (14.50%) SQL Server
11 19 (14.50%) JavaScript
11 19 (14.50%) VMware
12 18 (13.74%) Microsoft Excel
12 18 (13.74%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (13.74%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (12.98%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (12.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (12.98%) SCCM
14 16 (12.21%) Degree
15 15 (11.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 15 (11.45%) ITIL
15 15 (11.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 14 (10.69%) ERP
16 14 (10.69%) Dynamics AX
17 13 (9.92%) SCOM

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 12 (9.16%) Skype for Business
2 6 (4.58%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.58%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.05%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.29%) Apache
6 2 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.76%) SAS
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (18.32%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (13.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (10.69%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (6.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (3.05%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.76%) iTrent
4 1 (0.76%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.76%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 40 (30.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (19.85%) Office 365
3 13 (9.92%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (9.92%) SaaS
4 12 (9.16%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (4.58%) Akamai
6 2 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.76%) IaaS
7 1 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.92%) SAN
2 10 (7.63%) DNS
3 7 (5.34%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (4.58%) Firewall
5 5 (3.82%) LAN
5 5 (3.82%) WAN
6 4 (3.05%) VoIP
7 3 (2.29%) HTTP
7 3 (2.29%) SMTP
8 2 (1.53%) DHCP
8 2 (1.53%) Internet
8 2 (1.53%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.53%) Network Security
8 2 (1.53%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.76%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.76%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (0.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.50%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (11.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (8.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (6.11%) MS Access
6 6 (4.58%) Power BI
7 5 (3.82%) Data Mining
8 3 (2.29%) MySQL
8 3 (2.29%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.29%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.53%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.76%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.76%) OLAP
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (4.58%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (3.05%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.29%) Gerrit
3 3 (2.29%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.29%) MSI
3 3 (2.29%) SonarQube
3 3 (2.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.76%) MorphX
4 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (19.85%) Finance
2 7 (5.34%) Banking
3 6 (4.58%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.82%) Marketing
5 4 (3.05%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.05%) Legal
5 4 (3.05%) Retail
6 3 (2.29%) Advertising
6 3 (2.29%) Games
7 1 (0.76%) Back Office
7 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (22.90%) Developer
2 22 (16.79%) Analyst
3 14 (10.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (7.63%) Consultant
5 9 (6.87%) .NET Developer
5 9 (6.87%) Architect
5 9 (6.87%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 8 (6.11%) Junior
7 6 (4.58%) Data Analyst
7 6 (4.58%) Technical Architect
8 5 (3.82%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (3.82%) C# Developer
8 5 (3.82%) CRM Consultant
8 5 (3.82%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
8 5 (3.82%) IT Manager
8 5 (3.82%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (3.82%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (3.82%) Senior Manager
8 5 (3.82%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.56%) .NET
2 11 (8.40%) ASP.NET
3 8 (6.11%) HTML
4 7 (5.34%) Node.js
5 6 (4.58%) jQuery
6 5 (3.82%) Spring
7 4 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (3.05%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (3.05%) CSS
7 4 (3.05%) EDI
7 4 (3.05%) Middleware
8 3 (2.29%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.29%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.29%) SAML
8 3 (2.29%) Web Services
9 2 (1.53%) REST
9 2 (1.53%) RESTful
9 2 (1.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (1.53%) WCF
9 2 (1.53%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.16%) Enterprise Software
1 12 (9.16%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.87%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.34%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.58%) Client/Server
4 6 (4.58%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.58%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.29%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.53%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.53%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.53%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.76%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.76%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.76%) Replication
7 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (28.24%) Windows
2 25 (19.08%) Windows Server
3 18 (13.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (9.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (6.87%) Linux
6 5 (3.82%) Unix
7 4 (3.05%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.29%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.53%) Debian
9 2 (1.53%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.43%) Problem-Solving
2 23 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (15.27%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (11.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 15 (11.45%) ITIL
5 14 (10.69%) ERP
6 13 (9.92%) CRM
7 12 (9.16%) High Availability
7 12 (9.16%) SDLC
8 10 (7.63%) Data Visualisation
8 10 (7.63%) Visualisation
9 9 (6.87%) Data Analysis
9 9 (6.87%) Decision-Making
9 9 (6.87%) MVC
9 9 (6.87%) Project Management
9 9 (6.87%) Service Management
10 8 (6.11%) Incident Management
10 8 (6.11%) Migration
10 8 (6.11%) Scrum
11 7 (5.34%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (34.35%) SQL
2 25 (19.08%) C#
3 19 (14.50%) JavaScript
4 12 (9.16%) Java
5 10 (7.63%) X++
6 7 (5.34%) PowerShell
6 7 (5.34%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.05%) ABAP
8 2 (1.53%) C++
8 2 (1.53%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.76%) Python
9 1 (0.76%) R
9 1 (0.76%) Ruby
9 1 (0.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (12.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (12.21%) Degree
3 11 (8.40%) MCSA
3 11 (8.40%) MCSE
4 7 (5.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.53%) ACCA
5 2 (1.53%) CIMA
5 2 (1.53%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.76%) CCNA
6 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (16.03%) SLA
2 5 (3.82%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.82%) PMO
3 4 (3.05%) QA
4 2 (1.53%) GDPR
System Software
1 26 (19.85%) Active Directory
2 18 (13.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.16%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.76%) vCloud
5 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (12.98%) SCCM
2 13 (9.92%) SCOM
3 11 (8.40%) SCVMM
4 6 (4.58%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.29%) Puppet
6 2 (1.53%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.76%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (14.50%) VMware
2 12 (9.16%) Citrix
3 11 (8.40%) CommVault
4 8 (6.11%) Oracle
5 6 (4.58%) Cisco
6 5 (3.82%) SAP
7 3 (2.29%) ClickSoftware Technologies
8 2 (1.53%) Google
8 2 (1.53%) McAfee
8 2 (1.53%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.53%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.76%) EMC
9 1 (0.76%) HP
9 1 (0.76%) IBM
9 1 (0.76%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.76%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.76%) Progress
9 1 (0.76%) Sage
9 1 (0.76%) Sophos
9 1 (0.76%) Symantec