Period
to 21 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 14 9
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 130 107 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 14.82% 12.26% 12.12%
As % of the Vendors category 32.75% 29.64% 30.35%
Number of salaries quoted 106 89 120
Sheffield median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.97% +1.64%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,725 £18,955
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,500 £53,750
South Yorkshire median annual salary £34,125 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -9.00% +25.00% -6.25%

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 397 361 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 45.27% 41.35% 39.94%
Number of salaries quoted 312 310 351
Sheffield median annual salary £40,000 £40,625 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.54% +8.33% +5.63%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,675 £24,500
90th Percentile £62,375 £62,500 £60,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £39,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year -4.46% +12.14% -2.78%

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 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 44 (33.85%) SQL
2 39 (30.00%) Windows
3 35 (26.92%) Finance
4 32 (24.62%) Microsoft Office
5 31 (23.85%) Microsoft Azure
6 30 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
6 30 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 27 (20.77%) Windows Server
8 26 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 25 (19.23%) SQL Server
9 25 (19.23%) Office 365
10 23 (17.69%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (16.92%) Degree
11 22 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (14.62%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (13.85%) Microsoft Certification
13 18 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (13.08%) .NET
14 17 (13.08%) Data Analysis
15 16 (12.31%) JavaScript
15 16 (12.31%) SLA
16 15 (11.54%) C#
16 15 (11.54%) VMware
16 15 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (10.77%) Computer Science
18 13 (10.00%) SCCM
18 13 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
18 13 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
18 13 (10.00%) Migration
18 13 (10.00%) Project Management

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 10 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.92%) Skype for Business
3 8 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.08%) Apache
6 3 (2.31%) SAS
6 3 (2.31%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.77%) CMS
8 1 (0.77%) Drupal
8 1 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.77%) WordPress
Applications
1 32 (24.62%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (6.92%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.77%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 31 (23.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (19.23%) Office 365
3 12 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (9.23%) Dynamics 365
4 11 (8.46%) SaaS
5 5 (3.85%) Akamai
6 3 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.23%) DNS
1 12 (9.23%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (7.69%) Firewall
3 9 (6.92%) LAN
3 9 (6.92%) WAN
4 8 (6.15%) SAN
5 7 (5.38%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.08%) HTTP
6 4 (3.08%) SMTP
7 3 (2.31%) DHCP
7 3 (2.31%) VoIP
7 3 (2.31%) VPN
8 2 (1.54%) Internet
8 2 (1.54%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.54%) MPLS
8 2 (1.54%) Network Security
9 1 (0.77%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.77%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.77%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.00%) MS Access
3 12 (9.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (9.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.62%) MySQL
4 6 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.08%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.31%) Data Mining
7 3 (2.31%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.54%) PowerPivot
8 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.77%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.77%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.77%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.77%) Power BI
9 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.08%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (2.31%) Gerrit
2 3 (2.31%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.31%) SonarQube
3 2 (1.54%) JIRA
3 2 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.77%) MorphX
General
1 35 (26.92%) Finance
2 9 (6.92%) Banking
2 9 (6.92%) Marketing
3 5 (3.85%) Retail
4 4 (3.08%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.31%) Advertising
6 2 (1.54%) Games
6 2 (1.54%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.77%) Back Office
7 1 (0.77%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (20.77%) Developer
2 22 (16.92%) Analyst
3 15 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 13 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 11 (8.46%) IT Engineer
6 9 (6.92%) Consultant
6 9 (6.92%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.15%) .NET Developer
7 8 (6.15%) Architect
7 8 (6.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (5.38%) Junior
8 7 (5.38%) Senior IT Engineer
9 6 (4.62%) IT Support
9 6 (4.62%) IT Support Engineer
10 5 (3.85%) CRM Consultant
10 5 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
10 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Developer
10 5 (3.85%) Technical Architect
11 4 (3.08%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.08%) .NET
2 10 (7.69%) HTML
3 6 (4.62%) jQuery
3 6 (4.62%) Node.js
4 4 (3.08%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.08%) CSS
4 4 (3.08%) Middleware
4 4 (3.08%) SAML
4 4 (3.08%) Web Services
5 3 (2.31%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.31%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.54%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.54%) Vue.js
6 2 (1.54%) WCF
7 1 (0.77%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.77%) LAMP
7 1 (0.77%) MDX
7 1 (0.77%) SOAP
7 1 (0.77%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.77%) Computer Science
3 13 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (6.92%) Client/Server
4 9 (6.92%) Management Information System
5 8 (6.15%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (4.62%) Data Centre
7 4 (3.08%) Learning Management System
7 4 (3.08%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.77%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.77%) CMDB
8 1 (0.77%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.77%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.77%) iPhone
8 1 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (30.00%) Windows
2 27 (20.77%) Windows Server
3 22 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 9 (6.92%) Windows 10
6 9 (6.92%) Windows 8
7 7 (5.38%) Linux
8 1 (0.77%) Debian
8 1 (0.77%) SUSE
8 1 (0.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
2 23 (17.69%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (14.62%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (13.08%) Data Analysis
5 13 (10.00%) Migration
5 13 (10.00%) Project Management
6 11 (8.46%) Data Migration
6 11 (8.46%) ERP
6 11 (8.46%) ITIL
7 9 (6.92%) CRM
7 9 (6.92%) Incident Management
7 9 (6.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 9 (6.92%) Service Management
8 8 (6.15%) Change Management
8 8 (6.15%) High Availability
8 8 (6.15%) MVC
8 8 (6.15%) SDLC
8 8 (6.15%) Web Development
9 7 (5.38%) E-Commerce
10 6 (4.62%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 44 (33.85%) SQL
2 16 (12.31%) JavaScript
3 15 (11.54%) C#
4 9 (6.92%) Java
4 9 (6.92%) T-SQL
5 6 (4.62%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.62%) X++
6 2 (1.54%) C
6 2 (1.54%) PHP
6 2 (1.54%) Python
6 2 (1.54%) R
6 2 (1.54%) VB
6 2 (1.54%) VBA
6 2 (1.54%) VBScript
7 1 (0.77%) C++
7 1 (0.77%) Ruby
7 1 (0.77%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.77%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.77%) XPath
7 1 (0.77%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 22 (16.92%) Degree
2 18 (13.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (8.46%) MCSA
5 8 (6.15%) MCSE
6 2 (1.54%) ACCA
6 2 (1.54%) CIMA
6 2 (1.54%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.54%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.77%) CCNA
7 1 (0.77%) CISM
7 1 (0.77%) CISSP
7 1 (0.77%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.77%) MCDST
7 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 1 (0.77%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.77%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.31%) SLA
2 6 (4.62%) PMO
3 4 (3.08%) QA
4 3 (2.31%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.31%) GDPR
5 1 (0.77%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.92%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.77%) vCloud
5 1 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (10.00%) SCCM
2 11 (8.46%) SCOM
3 8 (6.15%) SCVMM
4 5 (3.85%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (2.31%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.31%) Nagios
5 3 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.31%) Puppet
5 3 (2.31%) WSUS
6 1 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.77%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (11.54%) VMware
2 12 (9.23%) Capita
3 9 (6.92%) Citrix
4 8 (6.15%) CommVault
5 7 (5.38%) Oracle
6 6 (4.62%) Cisco
7 4 (3.08%) Tableau
8 3 (2.31%) Google
8 3 (2.31%) Kaspersky
8 3 (2.31%) MobileIron
8 3 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.31%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.31%) Veeam
9 2 (1.54%) Cognizant
9 2 (1.54%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.77%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.77%) IBM
10 1 (0.77%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.77%) Lotus
10 1 (0.77%) Sage