The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 92 125 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 12.64% 19.69% 13.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.97% 65.10% 59.32%
Number of salaries quoted 79 108 59
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Windows
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
156 192 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 21.43% 30.24% 22.14%
Number of salaries quoted 138 169 102
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £100,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Windows
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Sheffield region.

Windows Salary Trend in Sheffield

Windows
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 126 (57.80%) Microsoft
2 77 (35.32%) Active Directory
2 77 (35.32%) SQL
2 77 (35.32%) VMware
3 65 (29.82%) Citrix
4 62 (28.44%) MS Excel
4 62 (28.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 60 (27.52%) SQL Server
6 58 (26.61%) MS Office
7 56 (25.69%) SLA
8 55 (25.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 44 (20.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 44 (20.18%) MS Exchange
9 44 (20.18%) Linux
10 41 (18.81%) ITIL
10 41 (18.81%) Microsoft Certification
11 40 (18.35%) Finance
11 40 (18.35%) SQL Server 2005
12 37 (16.97%) SAN
13 34 (15.60%) Windows Server 2003
13 34 (15.60%) vSphere
13 34 (15.60%) XenApp
14 32 (14.68%) Windows 7
14 32 (14.68%) Change Management
15 30 (13.76%) ERP
15 30 (13.76%) SaaS
16 28 (12.84%) Sage
16 28 (12.84%) Manufacturing
16 28 (12.84%) Dynamics NAV
17 27 (12.39%) TCP/IP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 44 (20.18%) MS Exchange
2 19 (8.72%) Lync
3 15 (6.88%) IIS
3 15 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (5.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 11 (5.05%) Apache
6 11 (5.05%) JBoss
7 10 (4.59%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.75%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 62 (28.44%) MS Excel
2 58 (26.61%) MS Office
3 2 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.46%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (12.84%) Dynamics NAV
2 20 (9.17%) SAP Business One
2 20 (9.17%) Sage 200
2 20 (9.17%) Pegasus Opera
3 4 (1.83%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.46%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 30 (13.76%) SaaS
2 24 (11.01%) Office 365
3 10 (4.59%) IaaS
3 10 (4.59%) PaaS
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (16.97%) SAN
2 27 (12.39%) TCP/IP
3 20 (9.17%) DNS
4 16 (7.34%) Unified Communications
5 15 (6.88%) DHCP
6 11 (5.05%) Firewall
7 10 (4.59%) VLAN
7 10 (4.59%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (4.13%) WAN
8 9 (4.13%) LAN
8 9 (4.13%) NAS
9 8 (3.67%) VPN
10 4 (1.83%) Internet
11 3 (1.38%) VoIP
12 2 (0.92%) PABX
12 2 (0.92%) HTTP
13 1 (0.46%) SSL
13 1 (0.46%) MPLS
13 1 (0.46%) Broadband
13 1 (0.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (27.52%) SQL Server
2 40 (18.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (8.26%) MySQL
4 12 (5.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (3.67%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.21%) Oracle9i Database
6 7 (3.21%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.75%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.83%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.83%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.92%) OLAP
9 2 (0.92%) OLTP
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 12 (5.50%) CppUnit
2 7 (3.21%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.29%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (1.83%) PowerBuilder
5 3 (1.38%) Subversion
5 3 (1.38%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.46%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.46%) Maven
General
1 40 (18.35%) Finance
2 28 (12.84%) Manufacturing
3 13 (5.96%) Banking
4 12 (5.50%) Legal
5 9 (4.13%) Retail
6 7 (3.21%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.75%) Law
8 4 (1.83%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.83%) Marketing
9 2 (0.92%) Electronics
10 1 (0.46%) Billing
Job Titles
1 38 (17.43%) Analyst
2 37 (16.97%) Developer
3 36 (16.51%) Consultant
4 24 (11.01%) Implementation Consultant
5 20 (9.17%) ERP Implementation Consultant
5 20 (9.17%) ERP Consultant
6 18 (8.26%) Support Analyst
7 17 (7.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (7.34%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (7.34%) Server Engineer
8 16 (7.34%) Windows Server Engineer
9 15 (6.88%) Support Engineer
10 14 (6.42%) Software Developer
11 13 (5.96%) 3rd Line Support
12 12 (5.50%) C# .NET Developer
12 12 (5.50%) C# Developer
13 11 (5.05%) Server Support
13 11 (5.05%) Build Engineer
14 10 (4.59%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 10 (4.59%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.47%) .NET
2 16 (7.34%) XML
3 12 (5.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 12 (5.50%) WCF
3 12 (5.50%) MFC
3 12 (5.50%) STL
3 12 (5.50%) HTML
4 10 (4.59%) CSS
5 8 (3.67%) ASP.NET
6 7 (3.21%) WinForms
6 7 (3.21%) WPF
7 6 (2.75%) Silverlight
7 6 (2.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (2.75%) XSLT
8 4 (1.83%) CSS3
8 4 (1.83%) HTML5
8 4 (1.83%) Web Services
9 3 (1.38%) SOAP
9 3 (1.38%) JSON
10 2 (0.92%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.42%) Fat Client
1 14 (6.42%) Thin Client
2 13 (5.96%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.50%) Algorithms
3 12 (5.50%) Blackberry
4 11 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.13%) E-Learning
6 8 (3.67%) Clustering
7 3 (1.38%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.38%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.92%) iPhone
8 2 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.92%) Home Automation
8 2 (0.92%) iPad
9 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.46%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.46%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 55 (25.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 44 (20.18%) Windows Server 2012
2 44 (20.18%) Linux
3 34 (15.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (14.68%) Windows 7
5 22 (10.09%) UNIX
6 20 (9.17%) Windows 8
7 12 (5.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (5.05%) Windows XP
9 8 (3.67%) Windows 2000 Server
9 8 (3.67%) Debian
10 7 (3.21%) SUSE
10 7 (3.21%) Ubuntu
11 6 (2.75%) Solaris
12 4 (1.83%) Android
12 4 (1.83%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.92%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.46%) VMS
14 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (18.81%) ITIL
2 32 (14.68%) Change Management
3 30 (13.76%) ERP
4 24 (11.01%) Business Analysis
5 20 (9.17%) High Availability
5 20 (9.17%) GAP Analysis
6 19 (8.72%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (8.26%) Change Control
8 17 (7.80%) Migration
9 15 (6.88%) Mentoring
10 14 (6.42%) ISMS
10 14 (6.42%) Service Delivery
11 13 (5.96%) Network Management
12 12 (5.50%) Information Security
13 11 (5.05%) Information Security Management
13 11 (5.05%) Security Management
14 8 (3.67%) Software Engineering
15 7 (3.21%) Scrum
15 7 (3.21%) Manual Testing
16 6 (2.75%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (35.32%) SQL
2 27 (12.39%) PowerShell
3 20 (9.17%) PHP
3 20 (9.17%) C++
4 17 (7.80%) C#
5 12 (5.50%) JavaScript
5 12 (5.50%) Python
6 11 (5.05%) Java
7 7 (3.21%) C
8 6 (2.75%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.75%) Perl
8 6 (2.75%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.29%) VB
9 5 (2.29%) COBOL
10 4 (1.83%) AWK
10 4 (1.83%) VBScript
10 4 (1.83%) Uniface
10 4 (1.83%) Tcl
11 3 (1.38%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.92%) VC++
Qualifications
1 41 (18.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (6.42%) MCSA
2 14 (6.42%) Degree
3 11 (5.05%) ISEB
4 8 (3.67%) MCP
5 6 (2.75%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.83%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.83%) MCSE
7 2 (0.92%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (0.92%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.46%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.46%) MCITP
8 1 (0.46%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (25.69%) SLA
2 11 (5.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.83%) QA
System Software
1 77 (35.32%) Active Directory
2 62 (28.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (15.60%) vSphere
3 34 (15.60%) XenApp
4 25 (11.47%) Hyper-V
5 20 (9.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 19 (8.72%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (7.80%) XenDesktop
8 15 (6.88%) VMware ESX
9 14 (6.42%) vCloud
10 9 (4.13%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.46%) Firmware
11 1 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.46%) XenServer
11 1 (0.46%) qmail
Systems Management
1 23 (10.55%) SCCM
2 22 (10.09%) SCOM
3 21 (9.63%) SCVMM
4 19 (8.72%) vMotion
5 6 (2.75%) Opsview
5 6 (2.75%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.46%) Nessus
6 1 (0.46%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.46%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 126 (57.80%) Microsoft
2 77 (35.32%) VMware
3 65 (29.82%) Citrix
4 28 (12.84%) Sage
5 21 (9.63%) CommVault
6 20 (9.17%) Pegasus
6 20 (9.17%) SAP
7 19 (8.72%) Oracle
7 19 (8.72%) Red Hat
8 14 (6.42%) Cisco
9 12 (5.50%) Dell
10 10 (4.59%) NetApp
11 7 (3.21%) IBM
11 7 (3.21%) HP
12 6 (2.75%) Kaspersky
12 6 (2.75%) EMC
12 6 (2.75%) CheckPoint
12 6 (2.75%) Symantec
13 4 (1.83%) Pega
13 4 (1.83%) Northgate
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