Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 10 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 110 115 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 13.84% 13.86% 16.53%
As % of the Vendors category 35.95% 36.86% 45.88%
Number of salaries quoted 89 114 168
Sheffield median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +30.77% +7.44%
10th Percentile £21,850 £20,875 £20,713
90th Percentile £62,750 £70,000 £67,500
South Yorkshire median annual salary £34,063 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year -2.68% +11.11% -3.08%

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 306 312 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 38.49% 37.59% 36.04%
Number of salaries quoted 212 290 304
Sheffield median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,588 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,125 £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 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 44 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (32.73%) Windows
3 34 (30.91%) SQL
4 31 (28.18%) Problem-Solving
5 26 (23.64%) Office 365
6 25 (22.73%) SLA
7 24 (21.82%) Active Directory
7 24 (21.82%) C#
8 23 (20.91%) Microsoft Office
9 21 (19.09%) .NET
9 21 (19.09%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (17.27%) JavaScript
10 19 (17.27%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (17.27%) Windows Server
11 16 (14.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 16 (14.55%) Finance
11 16 (14.55%) SCCM
12 15 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (13.64%) VMware
12 15 (13.64%) SQL Server
12 15 (13.64%) ASP.NET
12 15 (13.64%) ITIL
13 14 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (12.73%) High Availability
14 13 (11.82%) Degree
15 12 (10.91%) SCOM
15 12 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (10.00%) Skype for Business
16 11 (10.00%) Enterprise Software

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 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 5 (4.55%) Apache
2 5 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.82%) CMS
4 2 (1.82%) Confluence
4 2 (1.82%) Drupal
4 2 (1.82%) Mule
4 2 (1.82%) Mule ESB
4 2 (1.82%) nginx
4 2 (1.82%) WordPress
5 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (20.91%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.64%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.91%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.91%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 44 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (23.64%) Office 365
3 11 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (6.36%) Akamai
4 7 (6.36%) SaaS
5 4 (3.64%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (2.73%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (2.73%) IaaS
6 3 (2.73%) PaaS
7 2 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.91%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.09%) SAN
2 9 (8.18%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (5.45%) DNS
3 6 (5.45%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.55%) Firewall
4 5 (4.55%) LAN
4 5 (4.55%) WAN
5 4 (3.64%) Internet
5 4 (3.64%) VoIP
6 2 (1.82%) DHCP
6 2 (1.82%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.91%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.91%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.91%) HTTP
7 1 (0.91%) Skype
7 1 (0.91%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (8.18%) Power BI
5 8 (7.27%) MySQL
5 8 (7.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.64%) MS Access
6 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.82%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.82%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.91%) OLAP
9 1 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.55%) JIRA
2 4 (3.64%) TeamCity
2 4 (3.64%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.73%) MSI
3 3 (2.73%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (1.82%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.91%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (14.55%) Finance
2 8 (7.27%) Banking
3 6 (5.45%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.45%) Marketing
4 4 (3.64%) Legal
5 3 (2.73%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.82%) Games
7 1 (0.91%) Advertising
7 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (22.73%) Developer
2 16 (14.55%) Analyst
3 15 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 10 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 8 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (7.27%) C# Developer
6 8 (7.27%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.36%) Architect
7 7 (6.36%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (6.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (5.45%) Junior
8 6 (5.45%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 5 (4.55%) C# Software Developer
9 5 (4.55%) IT Manager
9 5 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.55%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
9 5 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (4.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.09%) .NET
2 15 (13.64%) ASP.NET
3 10 (9.09%) HTML
4 9 (8.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (7.27%) .NET Framework
5 8 (7.27%) AngularJS
5 8 (7.27%) Node.js
6 7 (6.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (6.36%) CSS
7 6 (5.45%) .NET Core
7 6 (5.45%) Entity Framework
8 5 (4.55%) jQuery
9 4 (3.64%) Angular 2
9 4 (3.64%) EDI
9 4 (3.64%) Spring
10 3 (2.73%) Middleware
10 3 (2.73%) Sass
10 3 (2.73%) WPF
11 2 (1.82%) RESTful
11 2 (1.82%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (7.27%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.27%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (5.45%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.55%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.82%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.82%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.82%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.82%) Replication
6 2 (1.82%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.91%) Clustering
7 1 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.91%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.91%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.91%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.91%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (32.73%) Windows
2 19 (17.27%) Windows Server
3 14 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (9.09%) Linux
5 9 (8.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (7.27%) Unix
7 5 (4.55%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.55%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.64%) Windows 10
9 3 (2.73%) Debian
10 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.18%) Problem-Solving
2 21 (19.09%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (17.27%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (14.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 15 (13.64%) ITIL
6 14 (12.73%) High Availability
7 11 (10.00%) CRM
7 11 (10.00%) Scrum
8 10 (9.09%) MVC
9 9 (8.18%) Business Analysis
9 9 (8.18%) Decision-Making
10 8 (7.27%) ERP
10 8 (7.27%) Process Improvement
10 8 (7.27%) SDLC
10 8 (7.27%) Service Management
11 7 (6.36%) Data Visualisation
11 7 (6.36%) Mentoring
11 7 (6.36%) Visualisation
11 7 (6.36%) Web Development
12 6 (5.45%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (30.91%) SQL
2 24 (21.82%) C#
3 19 (17.27%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.27%) Java
5 6 (5.45%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.64%) ABAP
6 4 (3.64%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.64%) X++
7 2 (1.82%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.82%) Perl
7 2 (1.82%) PHP
7 2 (1.82%) R
7 2 (1.82%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.91%) C++
8 1 (0.91%) Ruby
8 1 (0.91%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (11.82%) Degree
2 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (7.27%) MCSA
3 8 (7.27%) MCSE
4 3 (2.73%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.73%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.91%) ACCA
5 1 (0.91%) CIMA
5 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (22.73%) SLA
2 7 (6.36%) PMO
3 2 (1.82%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.91%) GDPR
4 1 (0.91%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 24 (21.82%) Active Directory
2 15 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.27%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.45%) Docker
5 2 (1.82%) Firmware
5 2 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.91%) vCloud
6 1 (0.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (14.55%) SCCM
2 12 (10.91%) SCOM
3 8 (7.27%) SCVMM
4 5 (4.55%) Terraform
5 4 (3.64%) Kubernetes
5 4 (3.64%) Rancher
5 4 (3.64%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.91%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 15 (13.64%) VMware
2 11 (10.00%) Citrix
3 8 (7.27%) CommVault
4 7 (6.36%) Oracle
5 6 (5.45%) Cisco
5 6 (5.45%) Google
6 4 (3.64%) SAP
6 4 (3.64%) SolarWinds
7 3 (2.73%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (2.73%) ClickSoftware Technologies
7 3 (2.73%) IBM
7 3 (2.73%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.82%) Adobe
8 2 (1.82%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.82%) HP
8 2 (1.82%) McAfee
8 2 (1.82%) Splunk
9 1 (0.91%) EMC
9 1 (0.91%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.91%) Progress