Period
to 6 July 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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 9 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 76 194 238
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 12.77% 16.10% 17.94%
As % of the Vendors category 44.97% 42.08% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 66 156 215
Median annual salary £42,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.67% -14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £20,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,000 £63,100
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +7.59% -4.82% +10.67%

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 169 461 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 28.40% 38.26% 40.99%
Number of salaries quoted 132 365 451
Median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £58,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -1 59 £42,500 +41.67% 19
Doncaster -1 8 £50,000 +60.00% 2
Rotherham -5 5 £32,500 +10.17% 1
Barnsley +2 1 £22,000 -46.99% 3
Microsoft
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 39 (51.32%) Windows
2 31 (40.79%) Azure
3 28 (36.84%) VMware
4 22 (28.95%) Active Directory
5 20 (26.32%) Office 365
5 20 (26.32%) Windows 10
6 19 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 18 (23.68%) C#
7 18 (23.68%) ITIL
8 17 (22.37%) Citrix
8 17 (22.37%) SCCM
9 16 (21.05%) Microsoft Intune
9 16 (21.05%) SQL
10 15 (19.74%) Windows Server
11 14 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (17.11%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
13 12 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (15.79%) Retail
14 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (14.47%) Cisco
14 11 (14.47%) Firewall
14 11 (14.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2016
14 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2019
15 10 (13.16%) DevOps
15 10 (13.16%) Finance
15 10 (13.16%) PowerShell
15 10 (13.16%) Hyper-V

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 8 (10.53%) IIS
2 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.32%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 31 (40.79%) Azure
2 20 (26.32%) Office 365
3 7 (9.21%) AWS
4 4 (5.26%) GCP
4 4 (5.26%) Power Platform
5 3 (3.95%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.32%) IaaS
6 1 (1.32%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.32%) PaaS
6 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.47%) Firewall
2 7 (9.21%) WAN
3 6 (7.89%) DHCP
3 6 (7.89%) DNS
3 6 (7.89%) Internet
3 6 (7.89%) LAN
3 6 (7.89%) SAN
4 5 (6.58%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.95%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (3.95%) iSCSI
5 3 (3.95%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (2.63%) Wireless
7 1 (1.32%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.32%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (1.32%) SSL
7 1 (1.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.26%) Power BI
4 3 (3.95%) Big Data
4 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.32%) MySQL
6 1 (1.32%) OLAP
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.32%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (1.32%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Git (software)
1 7 (9.21%) Octopus Deploy
1 7 (9.21%) TeamCity
2 5 (6.58%) Subversion
2 5 (6.58%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.95%) JUnit
4 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.32%) Postman
5 1 (1.32%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.32%) YouTrack
General
1 12 (15.79%) Retail
2 10 (13.16%) Finance
3 9 (11.84%) Public Sector
4 6 (7.89%) Local Government
5 5 (6.58%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.63%) Law
7 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.32%) Banking
8 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (18.42%) Analyst
2 13 (17.11%) Developer
3 11 (14.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) IT Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Security Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) SOC Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Tester
7 4 (5.26%) Administrator
7 4 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.95%) Cabling Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) IT Administrator
8 3 (3.95%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Lead Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.84%) .NET
2 5 (6.58%) Web Services
3 3 (3.95%) Redux
3 3 (3.95%) WCF
3 3 (3.95%) WinForms
4 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.63%) CSS
4 2 (2.63%) HTML
4 2 (2.63%) Vue.js
5 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.32%) CakePHP
5 1 (1.32%) JSON
5 1 (1.32%) LAMP
5 1 (1.32%) LDAP
5 1 (1.32%) SOAP
5 1 (1.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.58%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.95%) Fibre Optics
5 3 (3.95%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.63%) iSeries
6 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Licensing
6 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.63%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.32%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 39 (51.32%) Windows
2 20 (26.32%) Windows 10
3 15 (19.74%) Windows Server
4 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2016
4 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2019
5 9 (11.84%) Unix
6 5 (6.58%) Linux
6 5 (6.58%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.26%) Apple iOS
7 4 (5.26%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.63%) Android
10 1 (1.32%) VMS
10 1 (1.32%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) ITIL
2 14 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (17.11%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (14.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 10 (13.16%) DevOps
7 9 (11.84%) Change Management
8 8 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (10.53%) Incident Management
9 7 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (9.21%) ETL
10 6 (7.89%) Case Management
10 6 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (7.89%) Data Modelling
10 6 (7.89%) Line Management
10 6 (7.89%) Scrum
10 6 (7.89%) Service Management
11 5 (6.58%) Data Loss Prevention
11 5 (6.58%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 5 (6.58%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.68%) C#
2 16 (21.05%) SQL
3 10 (13.16%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.95%) Groovy
4 3 (3.95%) Java
4 3 (3.95%) Kotlin
4 3 (3.95%) Scala
4 3 (3.95%) X++
5 2 (2.63%) C
5 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.63%) Python
6 1 (1.32%) PHP
6 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.32%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.21%) MCSA
3 6 (7.89%) Degree
4 4 (5.26%) CCNA
4 4 (5.26%) CCNP
4 4 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.26%) Server+ Certification
5 2 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.63%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (1.32%) CISA
6 1 (1.32%) CISM
6 1 (1.32%) CISSP
6 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.32%) ISEB
6 1 (1.32%) MCSE
6 1 (1.32%) SANS
6 1 (1.32%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) GDPR
2 2 (2.63%) QA
3 1 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (28.95%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.16%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.32%) Docker
5 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.32%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (22.37%) SCCM
2 16 (21.05%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.32%) Ansible
3 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.32%) Puppet
3 1 (1.32%) SCOM
3 1 (1.32%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 28 (36.84%) VMware
2 17 (22.37%) Citrix
3 11 (14.47%) Cisco
4 7 (9.21%) Oracle
4 7 (9.21%) Splunk
5 3 (3.95%) Apple
5 3 (3.95%) Google
6 1 (1.32%) Capita
6 1 (1.32%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.32%) Cognos
6 1 (1.32%) Dell
6 1 (1.32%) EMC
6 1 (1.32%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.32%) HP
6 1 (1.32%) Informatica
6 1 (1.32%) Juniper
6 1 (1.32%) NetApp
6 1 (1.32%) Remedy
6 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.32%) Tableau