Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 7 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 126 178 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 15.61% 15.34% 16.31%
As % of the Vendors category 47.55% 37.71% 40.56%
Number of salaries quoted 100 143 189
South Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% - +9.38%
10th Percentile £23,505 £19,000 £19,500
90th Percentile £60,125 £57,500 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +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 265 472 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 32.84% 40.69% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 197 327 424
South Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,850 £21,363
90th Percentile £61,100 £64,250 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 2020. 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 -4 76 £42,500 +13.33% 46
Doncaster +3 20 £42,500 +107.32% 11
Barnsley +4 8 £24,025 -44.90% 4
Rotherham 0 7 £37,500 +15.38% 7
Microsoft
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 40 (31.75%) Windows
2 33 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (24.60%) Office 365
4 30 (23.81%) ITIL
5 29 (23.02%) Azure
6 26 (20.63%) Microsoft Office
6 26 (20.63%) Problem-Solving
7 25 (19.84%) Change Management
8 24 (19.05%) .NET
9 23 (18.25%) SQL
9 23 (18.25%) C#
10 22 (17.46%) Active Directory
10 22 (17.46%) Incident Management
11 20 (15.87%) SQL Server
11 20 (15.87%) Windows Server
12 19 (15.08%) GDPR
12 19 (15.08%) Finance
13 18 (14.29%) VMware
14 17 (13.49%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (12.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 15 (11.90%) Task Automation
16 15 (11.90%) Cybersecurity
16 15 (11.90%) Line Management
16 15 (11.90%) Data Privacy
16 15 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (11.90%) Workflow
16 15 (11.90%) Financial Institution
16 15 (11.90%) Citrix
16 15 (11.90%) DNS
17 14 (11.11%) Unix

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 12 (9.52%) IIS
2 8 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.56%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.38%) Confluence
4 3 (2.38%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.59%) Apache
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 26 (20.63%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 31 (24.60%) Office 365
2 29 (23.02%) Azure
3 6 (4.76%) Power Platform
4 4 (3.17%) AWS
5 3 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (2.38%) SaaS
6 2 (1.59%) IaaS
6 2 (1.59%) PaaS
7 1 (0.79%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.90%) DNS
2 12 (9.52%) DHCP
3 11 (8.73%) Firewall
4 10 (7.94%) LAN
4 10 (7.94%) WAN
5 9 (7.14%) VoIP
6 8 (6.35%) Internet
7 7 (5.56%) TCP/IP
8 6 (4.76%) Wireless
9 5 (3.97%) SAN
10 4 (3.17%) IP Telephony
11 3 (2.38%) Structured Cabling
12 2 (1.59%) Intranet
12 2 (1.59%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (1.59%) VPN
12 2 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.79%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.79%) Skype
13 1 (0.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.76%) Power BI
3 5 (3.97%) DB2
4 4 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.17%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.59%) MySQL
6 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.79%) QlikView
7 1 (0.79%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.79%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 17 (13.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (7.94%) Postman
3 9 (7.14%) LINQPad
4 7 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 6 (4.76%) Selenium
6 5 (3.97%) JIRA
7 4 (3.17%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.38%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.59%) Subversion
9 2 (1.59%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.79%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.79%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.79%) TestRail
10 1 (0.79%) YouTrack
General
1 19 (15.08%) Finance
2 15 (11.90%) Financial Institution
3 9 (7.14%) Public Sector
4 7 (5.56%) Retail
4 7 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.97%) Local Government
6 4 (3.17%) Law
6 4 (3.17%) Legal
6 4 (3.17%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.59%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 32 (25.40%) Analyst
2 26 (20.63%) Developer
3 14 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 13 (10.32%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 11 (8.73%) SOC Analyst
6 10 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (7.14%) IT Support
8 8 (6.35%) IT Manager
8 8 (6.35%) Software Developer
8 8 (6.35%) Test Analyst
9 7 (5.56%) IT Analyst
10 6 (4.76%) Tester
11 5 (3.97%) Architect
11 5 (3.97%) COBOL Developer
11 5 (3.97%) Lead Developer
11 5 (3.97%) Service Manager
11 5 (3.97%) Support Analyst
11 5 (3.97%) Support Engineer
12 4 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support
12 4 (3.17%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (19.05%) .NET
2 14 (11.11%) .NET Core
3 12 (9.52%) Web Services
4 10 (7.94%) CSS
4 10 (7.94%) HTML
5 8 (6.35%) ASP.NET
5 8 (6.35%) jQuery
6 5 (3.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (3.97%) REST
6 5 (3.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (3.17%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.17%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.17%) Vue.js
8 3 (2.38%) XML
9 2 (1.59%) CakePHP
9 2 (1.59%) JSON
9 2 (1.59%) LAMP
9 2 (1.59%) Laravel
9 2 (1.59%) WCF
10 1 (0.79%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.97%) User Experience
3 4 (3.17%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.38%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.38%) Handset
4 3 (2.38%) iSeries
4 3 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.59%) Digital Signage
6 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.79%) Social Media
6 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (31.75%) Windows
2 20 (15.87%) Windows Server
3 14 (11.11%) Unix
3 14 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 10 (7.94%) Windows 8
5 8 (6.35%) Apple iOS
6 7 (5.56%) Linux
7 6 (4.76%) Android
8 5 (3.97%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.38%) Windows Phone
9 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.79%) VMS
10 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (23.81%) ITIL
3 26 (20.63%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (19.84%) Change Management
5 22 (17.46%) Incident Management
6 16 (12.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 15 (11.90%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (11.90%) Data Privacy
7 15 (11.90%) Line Management
7 15 (11.90%) Task Automation
7 15 (11.90%) Workflow
8 13 (10.32%) Data Loss Prevention
9 12 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 12 (9.52%) Scrum
10 10 (7.94%) Data Security
10 10 (7.94%) DevOps
10 10 (7.94%) Regression Testing
10 10 (7.94%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.25%) C#
1 23 (18.25%) SQL
2 8 (6.35%) JavaScript
3 6 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 5 (3.97%) C
4 5 (3.97%) COBOL
4 5 (3.97%) Java
4 5 (3.97%) JCL
5 3 (2.38%) X++
6 2 (1.59%) PHP
6 2 (1.59%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.79%) C++
7 1 (0.79%) Elixir
7 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.79%) Python
7 1 (0.79%) R
7 1 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (9.52%) Degree
1 12 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (7.14%) MCSA
3 7 (5.56%) ISEB
4 6 (4.76%) CCNA
4 6 (4.76%) CCNP
4 6 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.97%) Master's Degree
5 5 (3.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (3.17%) MCSE
7 3 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.59%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.79%) CISA
9 1 (0.79%) CISM
9 1 (0.79%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.79%) SANS
9 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.79%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.79%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.08%) GDPR
2 10 (7.94%) QA
3 5 (3.97%) SLA
4 1 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (17.46%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.35%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.76%) Docker
5 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (9.52%) SCCM
2 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (3.17%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.38%) SCOM
5 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (1.59%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.59%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.79%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 18 (14.29%) VMware
2 15 (11.90%) Citrix
3 13 (10.32%) Cisco
4 9 (7.14%) Oracle
5 7 (5.56%) IBM
6 5 (3.97%) Apple
7 3 (2.38%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.38%) Remedy
7 3 (2.38%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.59%) CommVault
8 2 (1.59%) Splunk
8 2 (1.59%) Veeam
9 1 (0.79%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.79%) Epicor
9 1 (0.79%) Informatica
9 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.79%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.79%) Tableau
9 1 (0.79%) Xamarin