Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 73 137 199
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 13.57% 15.07% 16.69%
As % of the Vendors category 37.82% 47.74% 38.27%
Number of salaries quoted 64 138 172
Median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +14.29% -10.26%
10th Percentile £27,525 £23,500 £19,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £67,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,075
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.93% +10.72%

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 193 287 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 35.87% 31.57% 43.62%
Number of salaries quoted 148 249 383
Median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,025 £23,700 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,875 £60,800 £63,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in South Yorkshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in South Yorkshire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 October 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 24 October 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 +3 65 £41,500 +3.75% 13
Rotherham -5 5 £32,500 -5.80% 1
Barnsley +12 1 £27,500 +6.37% 5
Doncaster -12 1 £40,000 +23.08% 2
Microsoft
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 45 (61.64%) Windows
2 33 (45.21%) Azure
3 23 (31.51%) SQL
4 18 (24.66%) ITIL
4 18 (24.66%) VMware
5 17 (23.29%) Active Directory
6 16 (21.92%) Finance
6 16 (21.92%) SCCM
6 16 (21.92%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (20.55%) Oracle
8 14 (19.18%) Crystal Reports
8 14 (19.18%) C#
8 14 (19.18%) Microsoft Office
8 14 (19.18%) Change Management
8 14 (19.18%) Project Delivery
9 13 (17.81%) Citrix
9 13 (17.81%) Degree
9 13 (17.81%) Git (software)
10 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
11 11 (15.07%) Hyper-V
11 11 (15.07%) Test Automation
11 11 (15.07%) AWS
11 11 (15.07%) Office 365
11 11 (15.07%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (15.07%) Integration Testing
11 11 (15.07%) Test Scripting
11 11 (15.07%) Subversion
11 11 (15.07%) Logistics
11 11 (15.07%) System Integration Testing
11 11 (15.07%) Contingency Planning

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 2 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.37%) Apache
2 1 (1.37%) CMS
2 1 (1.37%) IIS
2 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (19.18%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) BASE24
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.37%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 33 (45.21%) Azure
2 11 (15.07%) AWS
2 11 (15.07%) Office 365
3 7 (9.59%) GCP
4 3 (4.11%) SaaS
5 2 (2.74%) IaaS
5 2 (2.74%) PaaS
5 2 (2.74%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.37%) G Suite
6 1 (1.37%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) DNS
1 9 (12.33%) SAN
2 8 (10.96%) Firewall
2 8 (10.96%) TCP/IP
2 8 (10.96%) WAN
3 7 (9.59%) DHCP
4 6 (8.22%) LAN
5 4 (5.48%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (5.48%) iSCSI
6 3 (4.11%) Wireless
7 2 (2.74%) Internet
7 2 (2.74%) Skype
7 2 (2.74%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (2.74%) VPN
8 1 (1.37%) Extranet
8 1 (1.37%) Intranet
8 1 (1.37%) MPLS
8 1 (1.37%) NGN
8 1 (1.37%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.18%) Crystal Reports
2 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
3 8 (10.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (6.85%) Big Data
6 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (2.74%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.74%) Power BI
8 1 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.37%) MySQL
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (17.81%) Git (software)
2 11 (15.07%) Subversion
3 8 (10.96%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.85%) JUnit
5 4 (5.48%) Gradle
5 4 (5.48%) Maven
5 4 (5.48%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.74%) Buildbot
6 2 (2.74%) Clang
6 2 (2.74%) CMake
6 2 (2.74%) CruiseControl
6 2 (2.74%) GCC
6 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.74%) Xcode
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (21.92%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Games
2 6 (8.22%) Law
3 5 (6.85%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.74%) Marketing
4 2 (2.74%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.74%) Retail
5 1 (1.37%) Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (16.44%) Analyst
2 11 (15.07%) Project Leader
3 9 (12.33%) Developer
4 7 (9.59%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Build Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Consultant
6 5 (6.85%) DBA
6 5 (6.85%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Platform Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (6.85%) SQL DBA
6 5 (6.85%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Administrator
7 4 (5.48%) Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) IT Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.11%) CRM Systems Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) IT Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.59%) Web Services
2 5 (6.85%) Redux
3 3 (4.11%) .NET
3 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.11%) CSS
3 3 (4.11%) HTML
3 3 (4.11%) jQuery
4 2 (2.74%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET Core
4 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (2.74%) CSS3
4 2 (2.74%) HTML5
4 2 (2.74%) Kafka
4 2 (2.74%) React
4 2 (2.74%) React Native
5 1 (1.37%) .NET Core
5 1 (1.37%) Spring
5 1 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.92%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.07%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (8.22%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.22%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.85%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.85%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.74%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.74%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (61.64%) Windows
2 10 (13.70%) Linux
3 9 (12.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (12.33%) Windows Server 2016
4 8 (10.96%) Windows 10
4 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2019
6 6 (8.22%) Mac OS X
6 6 (8.22%) Unix
7 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.66%) ITIL
2 14 (19.18%) Change Management
2 14 (19.18%) Project Delivery
3 11 (15.07%) Contingency Planning
3 11 (15.07%) Integration Testing
3 11 (15.07%) Logistics
3 11 (15.07%) System Integration Testing
3 11 (15.07%) Test Automation
3 11 (15.07%) Test Scripting
3 11 (15.07%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (13.70%) Software Engineering
5 9 (12.33%) DevOps
5 9 (12.33%) DNA
5 9 (12.33%) Time Management
6 7 (9.59%) Computer Science
6 7 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (9.59%) High Availability
6 7 (9.59%) Mentoring
6 7 (9.59%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (8.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.51%) SQL
2 14 (19.18%) C#
3 10 (13.70%) Java
4 9 (12.33%) T-SQL
5 8 (10.96%) Python
6 6 (8.22%) C++
7 5 (6.85%) Groovy
7 5 (6.85%) Kotlin
7 5 (6.85%) Scala
8 4 (5.48%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.48%) C
8 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.48%) Perl
8 4 (5.48%) Ruby
9 3 (4.11%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.74%) Lua
10 2 (2.74%) PHP
10 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) Degree
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.22%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.85%) MCSA
4 5 (6.85%) Server+ Certification
5 4 (5.48%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 4 (5.48%) CISM
5 4 (5.48%) CISSP
6 2 (2.74%) CCNA
6 2 (2.74%) CCNP
6 2 (2.74%) CCSP
6 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.74%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.74%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.37%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (5.48%) QA
2 3 (4.11%) GDPR
2 3 (4.11%) SLA
3 2 (2.74%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (2.74%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 2 (2.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (2.74%) NIST
4 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (23.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.07%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.11%) vSphere
5 2 (2.74%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (21.92%) SCCM
2 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.74%) Ansible
3 2 (2.74%) Nessus
3 2 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.74%) Puppet
3 2 (2.74%) SCOM
3 2 (2.74%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.74%) WSUS
4 1 (1.37%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 18 (24.66%) VMware
2 15 (20.55%) Oracle
3 13 (17.81%) Citrix
4 7 (9.59%) Cisco
5 6 (8.22%) Google
6 5 (6.85%) EnterpriseDB
7 4 (5.48%) Apple
7 4 (5.48%) HP
7 4 (5.48%) Perforce
7 4 (5.48%) Sony
8 3 (4.11%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.11%) Dell
8 3 (4.11%) Fortinet
8 3 (4.11%) Veeam
9 2 (2.74%) CommVault
9 2 (2.74%) EMC
9 2 (2.74%) F5
9 2 (2.74%) Juniper
9 2 (2.74%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (2.74%) Palo Alto