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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 4 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +22
Permanent jobs citing Windows 111 146 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 15.79% 21.25% 7.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.01% 59.35% 38.05%
Number of salaries quoted 99 136 39
Average salary £40,000 £36,750 £26,650
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% +37.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £25,000 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
179 246 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 25.46% 35.81% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 164 218 106
Average salary £38,500 £34,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.23% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 4 August 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 98 (45.58%) Microsoft
2 76 (35.35%) SQL
3 68 (31.63%) SQL Server
4 65 (30.23%) VMware
5 63 (29.30%) Linux
6 56 (26.05%) Active Directory
7 55 (25.58%) MS Excel
8 53 (24.65%) VMware Infrastructure
9 51 (23.72%) Finance
10 48 (22.33%) Citrix
11 45 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
12 42 (19.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 42 (19.53%) Java
13 41 (19.07%) .NET
14 37 (17.21%) ITIL
15 36 (16.74%) Python
16 35 (16.28%) vSphere
17 34 (15.81%) Windows Server 2003
18 30 (13.95%) UNIX
19 29 (13.49%) Oracle
19 29 (13.49%) SLA
19 29 (13.49%) MS Exchange
20 28 (13.02%) SAN
20 28 (13.02%) MS Office
20 28 (13.02%) Business Analysis
21 27 (12.56%) Cisco
21 27 (12.56%) Windows 7
21 27 (12.56%) PowerShell
22 26 (12.09%) Microsoft Certification
22 26 (12.09%) ERP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 29 (13.49%) MS Exchange
2 18 (8.37%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (7.91%) IIS
4 16 (7.44%) Apache
5 14 (6.51%) Tomcat
5 14 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (6.05%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (6.05%) JBoss
7 11 (5.12%) Lync
8 9 (4.19%) nginx
9 7 (3.26%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (1.86%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.86%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.40%) Joomla!
11 3 (1.40%) Commerce Server
11 3 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.40%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (1.40%) WebSphere Process Server
11 3 (1.40%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 55 (25.58%) MS Excel
2 28 (13.02%) MS Office
3 7 (3.26%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.47%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 25 (11.63%) Dynamics NAV
2 18 (8.37%) SAP Business One
2 18 (8.37%) Pegasus Opera
2 18 (8.37%) Sage 200
3 3 (1.40%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.47%) RMDS
4 1 (0.47%) assyst
4 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.84%) SaaS
1 19 (8.84%) Office 365
2 1 (0.47%) IaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.47%) PaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.02%) SAN
2 23 (10.70%) Firewall
3 21 (9.77%) TCP/IP
4 13 (6.05%) HTTP
5 12 (5.58%) WAN
5 12 (5.58%) LAN
5 12 (5.58%) DNS
6 10 (4.65%) VPN
6 10 (4.65%) Unified Communications
7 9 (4.19%) VLAN
8 7 (3.26%) DHCP
9 6 (2.79%) LDAP
9 6 (2.79%) OpenLDAP
9 6 (2.79%) NAS
10 5 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.86%) Internet
12 3 (1.40%) BIG-IP
12 3 (1.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (1.40%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (31.63%) SQL Server
2 26 (12.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (7.91%) MySQL
4 6 (2.79%) OLAP
4 6 (2.79%) Informix
4 6 (2.79%) OLTP
5 5 (2.33%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.33%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.86%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.86%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (1.86%) Oracle OLAP
6 4 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.86%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (1.40%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.47%) HBase
Development Applications
1 10 (4.65%) PowerBuilder
2 9 (4.19%) CppUnit
3 8 (3.72%) TeamCity
3 8 (3.72%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.72%) Subversion
4 6 (2.79%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.79%) Hudson
4 6 (2.79%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (1.86%) JIRA
7 2 (0.93%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.93%) Maven
7 2 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 51 (23.72%) Finance
2 25 (11.63%) Manufacturing
3 19 (8.84%) Legal
4 6 (2.79%) Law
4 6 (2.79%) Games
4 6 (2.79%) Banking
4 6 (2.79%) Retail
5 5 (2.33%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.86%) Marketing
7 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.47%) Billing
8 1 (0.47%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (19.07%) Analyst
2 34 (15.81%) Consultant
3 32 (14.88%) Developer
4 21 (9.77%) Implementation Consultant
5 18 (8.37%) Systems Administrator
5 18 (8.37%) Administrator
5 18 (8.37%) ERP Consultant
5 18 (8.37%) ERP Implementation Consultant
6 14 (6.51%) Support Analyst
6 14 (6.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (6.05%) Test Analyst
8 11 (5.12%) Support Engineer
8 11 (5.12%) Server Engineer
8 11 (5.12%) Windows Server Engineer
9 9 (4.19%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 9 (4.19%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (4.19%) Test Leader
9 9 (4.19%) IT Support
9 9 (4.19%) C# Developer
9 9 (4.19%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (19.07%) .NET
2 16 (7.44%) HTML
3 14 (6.51%) XML
4 13 (6.05%) CSS
5 12 (5.58%) XSLT
6 10 (4.65%) WCF
7 9 (4.19%) STL
7 9 (4.19%) MFC
7 9 (4.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 5 (2.33%) Middleware
9 4 (1.86%) Web Services
9 4 (1.86%) REST
10 3 (1.40%) Express
10 3 (1.40%) jQuery
10 3 (1.40%) HTML5
10 3 (1.40%) JSON
10 3 (1.40%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.40%) WinForms
11 2 (0.93%) WPF
12 1 (0.47%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.65%) Algorithms
3 5 (2.33%) Thin Client
3 5 (2.33%) Blackberry
3 5 (2.33%) Fat Client
4 4 (1.86%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.86%) Clustering
4 4 (1.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (1.86%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.40%) DataPower
6 2 (0.93%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.47%) EPoS
7 1 (0.47%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 63 (29.30%) Linux
2 45 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (19.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (15.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (13.95%) UNIX
6 27 (12.56%) Windows 7
7 24 (11.16%) Debian
8 22 (10.23%) Windows 8
9 16 (7.44%) Ubuntu
9 16 (7.44%) SUSE
10 15 (6.98%) Solaris
11 12 (5.58%) Windows XP
12 11 (5.12%) Windows 2000 Server
13 8 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (1.40%) CentOS
14 3 (1.40%) AIX
14 3 (1.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (17.21%) ITIL
2 28 (13.02%) Business Analysis
3 26 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (12.09%) ERP
4 23 (10.70%) Change Management
5 20 (9.30%) Mentoring
6 19 (8.84%) GAP Analysis
7 15 (6.98%) High Availability
8 13 (6.05%) Manual Testing
8 13 (6.05%) Migration
9 12 (5.58%) DevOps
10 11 (5.12%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (4.65%) Web Testing
11 10 (4.65%) Information Security
11 10 (4.65%) Test Planning
12 9 (4.19%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (4.19%) Service Delivery
13 8 (3.72%) PRINCE2
13 8 (3.72%) Software Engineering
13 8 (3.72%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (35.35%) SQL
2 42 (19.53%) Java
3 36 (16.74%) Python
4 27 (12.56%) PowerShell
5 25 (11.63%) Bash Shell
6 24 (11.16%) Perl
7 23 (10.70%) C++
8 16 (7.44%) C
8 16 (7.44%) PHP
9 13 (6.05%) PL/SQL
9 13 (6.05%) C#
10 11 (5.12%) JavaScript
10 11 (5.12%) VB
11 10 (4.65%) VBScript
11 10 (4.65%) Uniface
12 6 (2.79%) VC++
12 6 (2.79%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.86%) Tcl
13 4 (1.86%) COBOL
13 4 (1.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (12.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (6.51%) ISEB
3 9 (4.19%) Degree
4 8 (3.72%) MCSA
5 7 (3.26%) MCP
5 7 (3.26%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.40%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.40%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.93%) MCSE
8 2 (0.93%) PMP
8 2 (0.93%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.93%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (0.93%) GIAC
9 1 (0.47%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (13.49%) SLA
2 6 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.33%) QA
3 5 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (26.05%) Active Directory
2 53 (24.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (16.28%) vSphere
4 22 (10.23%) XenApp
5 18 (8.37%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (7.91%) Hyper-V
6 17 (7.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 15 (6.98%) VMware ESX
8 13 (6.05%) vCloud
9 10 (4.65%) XenDesktop
10 9 (4.19%) Terminal Services
11 7 (3.26%) qmail
12 4 (1.86%) Xen
12 4 (1.86%) KVM
13 3 (1.40%) pfSense
13 3 (1.40%) VMware Server
13 3 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (1.40%) XenServer
14 2 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
15 1 (0.47%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 20 (9.30%) SCCM
2 18 (8.37%) SCOM
3 15 (6.98%) SCVMM
3 15 (6.98%) vMotion
4 8 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (3.72%) Pingdom
4 8 (3.72%) Nagios
5 3 (1.40%) Nessus
6 2 (0.93%) WSUS
6 2 (0.93%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.47%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 98 (45.58%) Microsoft
2 65 (30.23%) VMware
3 48 (22.33%) Citrix
4 29 (13.49%) Oracle
5 27 (12.56%) Cisco
6 24 (11.16%) Sage
7 19 (8.84%) Red Hat
8 18 (8.37%) SAP
8 18 (8.37%) Pegasus
9 15 (6.98%) CommVault
10 10 (4.65%) EMC
10 10 (4.65%) IBM
10 10 (4.65%) HP
10 10 (4.65%) Northgate
11 8 (3.72%) New Relic
12 7 (3.26%) NetApp
13 5 (2.33%) Pega
14 4 (1.86%) Intel
15 3 (1.40%) Juniper
15 3 (1.40%) F5
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