Period
to 20 July 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 July 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 4 12
Rank change year-on-year -4 +8 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 183 257 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 15.71% 19.41% 12.95%
As % of the Vendors category 41.69% 45.17% 29.78%
Number of salaries quoted 157 212 149
South Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £34,563 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.97% -7.83% +25.00%
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,700 £56,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% -

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 South Yorkshire.

All Vendors
South Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 439 569 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 37.68% 42.98% 43.49%
Number of salaries quoted 352 463 497
South Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £59,750 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in South Yorkshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in South Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Microsoft in South Yorkshire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in South Yorkshire

Microsoft
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -5 121 £32,500 -13.33% 57
Doncaster -5 22 £32,500 -4.76% 13
Rotherham -1 15 £31,500 +5.00% 3
Barnsley 0 9 £41,500 +40.68% 12
Mexborough - 2 £31,500 -
Microsoft
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 78 (42.62%) Windows
2 63 (34.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (30.60%) SQL Server
4 50 (27.32%) Active Directory
5 47 (25.68%) SQL
6 46 (25.14%) Windows Server
7 44 (24.04%) C#
8 42 (22.95%) Microsoft Office
9 40 (21.86%) .NET
10 39 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
11 37 (20.22%) Office 365
12 27 (14.75%) Problem-Solving
13 26 (14.21%) Amazon AWS
13 26 (14.21%) VMware
14 23 (12.57%) Hyper-V
15 22 (12.02%) Scrum
16 21 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (11.48%) Oracle
16 21 (11.48%) CSS
16 21 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
17 20 (10.93%) SDLC
18 19 (10.38%) SAN
18 19 (10.38%) ITIL
18 19 (10.38%) Citrix
18 19 (10.38%) Migration
19 18 (9.84%) .NET Framework
19 18 (9.84%) JavaScript
20 17 (9.29%) ASP.NET
20 17 (9.29%) Business Intelligence
20 17 (9.29%) MVC

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 14 (7.65%) Skype for Business
2 11 (6.01%) CMS
2 11 (6.01%) Drupal
2 11 (6.01%) Umbraco
3 10 (5.46%) IIS
4 8 (4.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (2.19%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.09%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.55%) Apache
7 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 42 (22.95%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (7.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 63 (34.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (20.22%) Office 365
3 26 (14.21%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (4.92%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (3.83%) Power Platform
6 5 (2.73%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (2.19%) Amazon S3
7 4 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.64%) IaaS
8 3 (1.64%) OneDrive
8 3 (1.64%) Yammer
9 2 (1.09%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 2 (1.09%) Google Play
9 2 (1.09%) SaaS
10 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.55%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.55%) PaaS
10 1 (0.55%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.38%) SAN
2 9 (4.92%) DNS
2 9 (4.92%) Firewall
2 9 (4.92%) WAN
3 8 (4.37%) LAN
3 8 (4.37%) Skype
4 7 (3.83%) DHCP
5 6 (3.28%) Internet
5 6 (3.28%) VPN
6 5 (2.73%) NAS
6 5 (2.73%) Wireless
7 4 (2.19%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.09%) MPLS
9 2 (1.09%) Network Security
9 2 (1.09%) PABX
9 2 (1.09%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (1.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (30.60%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.65%) Relational Database
3 13 (7.10%) MySQL
4 12 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (6.01%) RDBMS
6 8 (4.37%) MariaDB
7 7 (3.83%) Power BI
8 6 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.73%) Data Mining
9 5 (2.73%) DB2
10 4 (2.19%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (1.64%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
12 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.55%) Big Data
13 1 (0.55%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 21 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (4.92%) TeamCity
3 7 (3.83%) Selenium
3 7 (3.83%) WebDriver
4 5 (2.73%) LINQPad
4 5 (2.73%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.64%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.64%) GitLab
5 3 (1.64%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.09%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.09%) MSTest
6 2 (1.09%) Ranorex
General
1 11 (6.01%) Manufacturing
2 8 (4.37%) Finance
3 5 (2.73%) Retail
4 4 (2.19%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.64%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.64%) Back Office
5 3 (1.64%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.64%) Legal
5 3 (1.64%) Military
6 2 (1.09%) Local Government
7 1 (0.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 46 (25.14%) Developer
2 31 (16.94%) Analyst
3 21 (11.48%) IT Support
4 20 (10.93%) Senior Developer
5 19 (10.38%) Support Engineer
6 17 (9.29%) IT Engineer
7 16 (8.74%) .NET Developer
8 15 (8.20%) Software Developer
9 14 (7.65%) Junior
10 12 (6.56%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (6.56%) C# Developer
10 12 (6.56%) Support Analyst
11 11 (6.01%) .NET Software Developer
11 11 (6.01%) 2nd Line Support
11 11 (6.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (6.01%) IT Support Engineer
12 10 (5.46%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 10 (5.46%) Architect
13 9 (4.92%) Senior .NET Software Developer
13 9 (4.92%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (21.86%) .NET
2 21 (11.48%) CSS
3 18 (9.84%) .NET Framework
4 17 (9.29%) ASP.NET
4 17 (9.29%) Entity Framework
5 16 (8.74%) HTML
6 13 (7.10%) .NET Core
6 13 (7.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (6.01%) Web Services
8 10 (5.46%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (4.92%) Angular 2
9 9 (4.92%) AngularJS
10 6 (3.28%) REST
11 5 (2.73%) Spring
11 5 (2.73%) XML
12 4 (2.19%) JSON
13 3 (1.64%) Elastic Stack
13 3 (1.64%) WCF
14 2 (1.09%) HTML5
14 2 (1.09%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.46%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.37%) Public Cloud
4 7 (3.83%) Analytical Mindset
5 6 (3.28%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.73%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.19%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.09%) CCTV
9 2 (1.09%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.09%) iSeries
9 2 (1.09%) Life Science
9 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.09%) Replication
10 1 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.55%) User Experience
10 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 78 (42.62%) Windows
2 46 (25.14%) Windows Server
3 14 (7.65%) Apple iOS
4 13 (7.10%) Windows 10
5 11 (6.01%) Unix
6 9 (4.92%) Linux
7 8 (4.37%) Windows 8
8 7 (3.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.73%) Android
9 5 (2.73%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.73%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (14.75%) Problem-Solving
3 22 (12.02%) Scrum
4 20 (10.93%) SDLC
5 19 (10.38%) ITIL
5 19 (10.38%) Migration
6 17 (9.29%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (9.29%) MVC
7 15 (8.20%) Change Management
7 15 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 13 (7.10%) Workflow
9 12 (6.56%) CRM
9 12 (6.56%) DevOps
10 11 (6.01%) Content Management
10 11 (6.01%) Unit Testing
11 10 (5.46%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (5.46%) Open Source
11 10 (5.46%) TDD
12 9 (4.92%) BDD
12 9 (4.92%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 47 (25.68%) SQL
2 44 (24.04%) C#
3 18 (9.84%) JavaScript
4 15 (8.20%) Java
5 9 (4.92%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.83%) Python
7 5 (2.73%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.73%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.19%) C++
8 4 (2.19%) COBOL
8 4 (2.19%) JCL
9 3 (1.64%) Go
9 3 (1.64%) Ruby
9 3 (1.64%) VB
10 2 (1.09%) C
10 2 (1.09%) XPath
11 1 (0.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.55%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (7.65%) Degree
3 11 (6.01%) MCSE
4 10 (5.46%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (4.92%) MCSA
6 7 (3.83%) CISA
6 7 (3.83%) CISM
6 7 (3.83%) CISSP
6 7 (3.83%) SANS
6 7 (3.83%) SSCP
7 4 (2.19%) DBS Check
8 3 (1.64%) RHCE
8 3 (1.64%) RHCSA
9 2 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.65%) SLA
2 10 (5.46%) QA
3 9 (4.92%) GDPR
4 7 (3.83%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (3.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.09%) GMP
6 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (27.32%) Active Directory
2 23 (12.57%) Hyper-V
3 21 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (7.65%) Docker
5 4 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.64%) BitLocker
6 3 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.09%) vSphere
7 2 (1.09%) XenApp
8 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (7.10%) Terraform
2 12 (6.56%) Kubernetes
3 10 (5.46%) SCCM
3 10 (5.46%) SCOM
4 9 (4.92%) Rancher
4 9 (4.92%) SCVMM
5 4 (2.19%) Ansible
6 3 (1.64%) Consul
6 3 (1.64%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (1.64%) Grafana
6 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (1.64%) Nagios
6 3 (1.64%) Opsview
6 3 (1.64%) Packer
6 3 (1.64%) Puppet
7 2 (1.09%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.09%) vMotion
Vendors
1 26 (14.21%) VMware
2 21 (11.48%) Oracle
3 19 (10.38%) Citrix
4 13 (7.10%) Google
5 9 (4.92%) CommVault
5 9 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (3.83%) Apple
6 7 (3.83%) HP
7 5 (2.73%) Dell
7 5 (2.73%) IBM
8 3 (1.64%) Cisco
8 3 (1.64%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.64%) Tableau
8 3 (1.64%) Veeam
9 2 (1.09%) McAfee
9 2 (1.09%) SAP
10 1 (0.55%) SolarWinds