Period
to 26 January 2021

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 26 January 2021 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
26 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 14 11 8
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 84 67 110
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Sheffield 15.53% 12.50% 13.77%
As % of the Vendors category 43.52% 40.85% 35.95%
Number of salaries quoted 78 55 95
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - -
10th Percentile £25,575 £24,600 £21,850
90th Percentile £56,250 £62,750 £63,750
South Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £34,125
% change year-on-year - +24.54% -2.50%

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 193 164 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 35.67% 30.60% 38.30%
Number of salaries quoted 142 127 214
Median annual salary £50,000 £41,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.95% -8.38% +11.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £24,750 £25,113
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,875
South Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +15.85% +2.50% +14.29%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Sheffield

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Sheffield

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft in Sheffield.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Sheffield

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in Sheffield over the 6 months to 26 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 January 2021, 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 60 (71.43%) Windows
2 47 (55.95%) SQL
3 45 (53.57%) Azure
4 28 (33.33%) Oracle
5 26 (30.95%) Finance
6 22 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (23.81%) DNA
8 19 (22.62%) DevOps
9 18 (21.43%) High Availability
9 18 (21.43%) Migration
9 18 (21.43%) Change Management
10 17 (20.24%) Data Security
10 17 (20.24%) Microsoft Office
10 17 (20.24%) EnterpriseDB
10 17 (20.24%) Infrastructure as Code
11 16 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (19.05%) SQL Server
12 15 (17.86%) Active Directory
12 15 (17.86%) Office 365
12 15 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (16.67%) ITIL
13 14 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (15.48%) Windows Server
14 13 (15.48%) Time Management
14 13 (15.48%) SCCM
14 13 (15.48%) Degree
15 12 (14.29%) Software Engineering
15 12 (14.29%) Web Services
15 12 (14.29%) T-SQL
16 11 (13.10%) Crystal Reports

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 1 (1.19%) ColdFusion
1 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (20.24%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.19%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) BASE24
1 1 (1.19%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 45 (53.57%) Azure
2 15 (17.86%) Office 365
3 10 (11.90%) AWS
4 3 (3.57%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (3.57%) IaaS
4 3 (3.57%) PaaS
4 3 (3.57%) SaaS
5 1 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.19%) Azure Stack
5 1 (1.19%) G Suite
5 1 (1.19%) GCP
5 1 (1.19%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.19%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.52%) SAN
1 8 (9.52%) Skype
2 5 (5.95%) Firewall
3 4 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.38%) DNS
4 2 (2.38%) VPN
4 2 (2.38%) Wireless
5 1 (1.19%) DHCP
5 1 (1.19%) VoIP
5 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (13.10%) Crystal Reports
3 11 (13.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (11.90%) SQL Server 2016
5 8 (9.52%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (3.57%) Data Lake
7 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.38%) Amazon Athena
8 2 (2.38%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (2.38%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.19%) Big Data
9 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.19%) MySQL
9 1 (1.19%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Subversion
2 6 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.95%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.57%) Buildbot
4 3 (3.57%) Clang
4 3 (3.57%) CMake
4 3 (3.57%) CruiseControl
4 3 (3.57%) GCC
4 3 (3.57%) Gradle
4 3 (3.57%) Maven
4 3 (3.57%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.57%) Xcode
5 1 (1.19%) JUnit
5 1 (1.19%) Postman
5 1 (1.19%) Selenium
5 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (30.95%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Law
2 7 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.14%) Games
3 6 (7.14%) Public Sector
4 4 (4.76%) Marketing
4 4 (4.76%) Retail
5 1 (1.19%) Electronics
5 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (22.62%) Azure Engineer
2 17 (20.24%) Platform Engineer
3 10 (11.90%) DBA
3 10 (11.90%) SQL DBA
4 9 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (10.71%) Project Leader
5 7 (8.33%) Analyst
6 6 (7.14%) Build Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) IT Support
8 4 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Business Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Information Manager
9 3 (3.57%) Information Security Manager
9 3 (3.57%) Security Manager
9 3 (3.57%) Test Engineer
10 2 (2.38%) IT Support Engineer
10 2 (2.38%) IT Support Technician
10 2 (2.38%) IT Technician
10 2 (2.38%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (3.57%) .NET
3 2 (2.38%) HTML
3 2 (2.38%) XML
4 1 (1.19%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET Core
4 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.19%) CSS
4 1 (1.19%) CSS3
4 1 (1.19%) HTML5
4 1 (1.19%) jQuery
4 1 (1.19%) Kafka
4 1 (1.19%) React
4 1 (1.19%) React Native
4 1 (1.19%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.95%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.19%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.19%) Social Media
6 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 60 (71.43%) Windows
2 13 (15.48%) Windows Server
3 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2016
5 7 (8.33%) Linux
6 6 (7.14%) Mac OS X
6 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.57%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (23.81%) DNA
3 19 (22.62%) DevOps
4 18 (21.43%) Change Management
4 18 (21.43%) High Availability
4 18 (21.43%) Migration
5 17 (20.24%) Data Security
5 17 (20.24%) Infrastructure as Code
6 15 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (16.67%) ITIL
8 13 (15.48%) Time Management
9 12 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 11 (13.10%) System Integration Testing
11 10 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (11.90%) Decision-Making
11 10 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (11.90%) Performance Monitoring
11 10 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (11.90%) Software Delivery
12 9 (10.71%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 47 (55.95%) SQL
2 12 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 10 (11.90%) Python
4 9 (10.71%) C#
5 8 (9.52%) C++
6 4 (4.76%) C
6 4 (4.76%) Java
6 4 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.57%) Lua
7 3 (3.57%) Perl
7 3 (3.57%) Ruby
8 2 (2.38%) R
9 1 (1.19%) Groovy
9 1 (1.19%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.19%) PHP
9 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (15.48%) Degree
2 5 (5.95%) CISM
2 5 (5.95%) CISSP
3 4 (4.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 4 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.57%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 2 (2.38%) CCSP
5 2 (2.38%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.90%) SLA
2 5 (5.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.95%) QA
3 3 (3.57%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (3.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (3.57%) GDPR
3 3 (3.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (3.57%) NIST
System Software
1 15 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.90%) Hyper-V
3 8 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (15.48%) SCCM
2 8 (9.52%) SCOM
2 8 (9.52%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.19%) Ansible
3 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 28 (33.33%) Oracle
2 17 (20.24%) EnterpriseDB
3 9 (10.71%) Veeam
3 9 (10.71%) VMware
4 8 (9.52%) Citrix
4 8 (9.52%) CommVault
5 4 (4.76%) Apple
5 4 (4.76%) Google
6 3 (3.57%) 3PAR
6 3 (3.57%) Dell
6 3 (3.57%) EMC
6 3 (3.57%) IBM
6 3 (3.57%) Perforce
6 3 (3.57%) Sony
7 2 (2.38%) Databricks
8 1 (1.19%) Alteryx
8 1 (1.19%) Autodesk
8 1 (1.19%) DocuSign
8 1 (1.19%) SAP