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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 111 117 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 14.40% 16.23% 17.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.43% 59.09% 69.57%
Number of salaries quoted 81 94 66
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £21,500 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
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
175 198 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 22.70% 27.46% 24.52%
Number of salaries quoted 140 164 93
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £42,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 26 March 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 144 (59.75%) Microsoft
2 89 (36.93%) VMware
3 81 (33.61%) Active Directory
4 80 (33.20%) SQL
5 71 (29.46%) MS Excel
6 62 (25.73%) MS Office
7 59 (24.48%) SQL Server
7 59 (24.48%) Citrix
8 58 (24.07%) SLA
8 58 (24.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 54 (22.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 51 (21.16%) VMware Infrastructure
11 50 (20.75%) MS Exchange
12 48 (19.92%) Windows Server 2003
13 47 (19.50%) ITIL
13 47 (19.50%) Linux
13 47 (19.50%) Microsoft Certification
14 45 (18.67%) SQL Server 2005
15 41 (17.01%) SAN
16 38 (15.77%) ERP
17 33 (13.69%) Dynamics NAV
18 31 (12.86%) TCP/IP
18 31 (12.86%) Manufacturing
18 31 (12.86%) Windows 7
19 30 (12.45%) Finance
19 30 (12.45%) XenApp
20 29 (12.03%) DNS
21 28 (11.62%) PowerShell
22 27 (11.20%) SCCM
22 27 (11.20%) Hyper-V

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 50 (20.75%) MS Exchange
2 22 (9.13%) JBoss
3 20 (8.30%) Lync
4 19 (7.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (6.22%) Apache
6 15 (6.22%) Tomcat
7 13 (5.39%) SharePoint
8 12 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (4.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (3.32%) IIS
11 7 (2.90%) WebSphere
11 7 (2.90%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 71 (29.46%) MS Excel
2 62 (25.73%) MS Office
3 5 (2.07%) Acrobat
4 4 (1.66%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.83%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 33 (13.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 13 (5.39%) Pegasus Opera
2 13 (5.39%) SAP Business One
2 13 (5.39%) Sage 200
3 5 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.66%) MFGPRO
5 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.37%) SaaS
2 23 (9.54%) Office 365
3 18 (7.47%) IaaS
4 11 (4.56%) PaaS
5 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (17.01%) SAN
2 31 (12.86%) TCP/IP
3 29 (12.03%) DNS
4 23 (9.54%) Firewall
5 22 (9.13%) DHCP
6 20 (8.30%) WAN
6 20 (8.30%) LAN
7 13 (5.39%) Unified Communications
8 12 (4.98%) VLAN
9 10 (4.15%) Wireless
9 10 (4.15%) VPN
10 9 (3.73%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (3.32%) NAS
12 7 (2.90%) VoIP
13 4 (1.66%) Internet
14 3 (1.24%) MPLS
14 3 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
15 2 (0.83%) IPsec
15 2 (0.83%) LDAP
16 1 (0.41%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (24.48%) SQL Server
2 45 (18.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 23 (9.54%) MySQL
4 19 (7.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (7.05%) Oracle Database
5 17 (7.05%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (6.22%) Oracle9i Database
7 12 (4.98%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (4.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (4.15%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (2.90%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.83%) Informix
11 1 (0.41%) OLAP
11 1 (0.41%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 14 (5.81%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.73%) CppUnit
3 7 (2.90%) Subversion
3 7 (2.90%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.07%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.07%) JUnit
4 5 (2.07%) Maven
4 5 (2.07%) Selenium
5 2 (0.83%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.83%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.41%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.41%) MSI
General
1 31 (12.86%) Manufacturing
2 30 (12.45%) Finance
3 10 (4.15%) Legal
4 9 (3.73%) Banking
5 6 (2.49%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.07%) Retail
7 4 (1.66%) Marketing
8 3 (1.24%) Law
9 2 (0.83%) Electronics
10 1 (0.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 39 (16.18%) Analyst
2 35 (14.52%) Consultant
3 34 (14.11%) Developer
4 23 (9.54%) Implementation Consultant
5 21 (8.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (8.30%) Support Engineer
7 19 (7.88%) Software Developer
7 19 (7.88%) ERP Consultant
7 19 (7.88%) ERP Implementation Consultant
8 18 (7.47%) Support Analyst
9 16 (6.64%) Architect
9 16 (6.64%) 2nd Line Support
9 16 (6.64%) Build Engineer
10 13 (5.39%) Windows Server Engineer
10 13 (5.39%) Server Engineer
10 13 (5.39%) Infrastructure Architect
10 13 (5.39%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (4.15%) Server Support
11 10 (4.15%) Service Desk Analyst
11 10 (4.15%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.54%) .NET
2 13 (5.39%) ASP.NET
2 13 (5.39%) XML
2 13 (5.39%) WinForms
3 12 (4.98%) MFC
4 11 (4.56%) HTML
4 11 (4.56%) WPF
5 10 (4.15%) Silverlight
5 10 (4.15%) WCF
5 10 (4.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 10 (4.15%) STL
6 9 (3.73%) CSS
6 9 (3.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 8 (3.32%) Middleware
8 7 (2.90%) Oracle Fusion
9 6 (2.49%) HTML5
9 6 (2.49%) Web Services
10 5 (2.07%) EDI
10 5 (2.07%) CSS3
11 3 (1.24%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.64%) Management Information System
2 13 (5.39%) Blackberry
3 11 (4.56%) Thin Client
3 11 (4.56%) Fat Client
3 11 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.56%) Algorithms
4 9 (3.73%) E-Learning
5 8 (3.32%) Clustering
6 6 (2.49%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.66%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.66%) Replication
7 4 (1.66%) CLARiiON
7 4 (1.66%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.24%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.83%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.83%) Applied Mathematics
9 2 (0.83%) Physics
9 2 (0.83%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.83%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 58 (24.07%) Windows Server 2008
2 54 (22.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 48 (19.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 47 (19.50%) Linux
5 31 (12.86%) Windows 7
6 23 (9.54%) UNIX
7 18 (7.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (6.22%) Windows XP
9 14 (5.81%) Solaris
10 13 (5.39%) Windows 8
11 6 (2.49%) Windows Vista
12 5 (2.07%) Android
12 5 (2.07%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.66%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (1.24%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.83%) AIX
15 2 (0.83%) HPUX
16 1 (0.41%) VMS
16 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (19.50%) ITIL
2 38 (15.77%) ERP
3 25 (10.37%) Change Management
4 21 (8.71%) Migration
5 20 (8.30%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (8.30%) Business Analysis
6 19 (7.88%) Service Delivery
6 19 (7.88%) GAP Analysis
6 19 (7.88%) Change Control
7 17 (7.05%) Information Security
8 14 (5.81%) ISMS
8 14 (5.81%) High Availability
9 13 (5.39%) Network Management
10 12 (4.98%) CRM
11 11 (4.56%) Scrum
11 11 (4.56%) Information Security Management
11 11 (4.56%) Security Management
12 10 (4.15%) PRINCE2
13 9 (3.73%) Software Engineering
13 9 (3.73%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 80 (33.20%) SQL
2 28 (11.62%) PowerShell
3 22 (9.13%) PHP
4 20 (8.30%) C#
5 13 (5.39%) C++
6 12 (4.98%) JavaScript
7 9 (3.73%) Shell Script
8 8 (3.32%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.49%) C
10 5 (2.07%) COBOL
10 5 (2.07%) Python
11 4 (1.66%) VB
11 4 (1.66%) Java
12 3 (1.24%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.24%) VBScript
13 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.83%) Perl
14 1 (0.41%) Delphi
14 1 (0.41%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 47 (19.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (8.71%) Degree
3 16 (6.64%) MCSA
4 11 (4.56%) MCSE
5 10 (4.15%) ISEB
6 8 (3.32%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (3.32%) MCP
7 6 (2.49%) Security Cleared
8 5 (2.07%) MCITP
8 5 (2.07%) ISTQB
8 5 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.24%) MCDST
10 2 (0.83%) PhD
10 2 (0.83%) CCNA
11 1 (0.41%) HND
11 1 (0.41%) CCA
11 1 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.41%) MCTS
11 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.41%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (24.07%) SLA
2 17 (7.05%) QA
3 12 (4.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 81 (33.61%) Active Directory
2 51 (21.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (12.45%) XenApp
4 27 (11.20%) vSphere
4 27 (11.20%) Hyper-V
5 15 (6.22%) XenDesktop
6 14 (5.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 14 (5.81%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (2.90%) VMware ESX
8 5 (2.07%) vCloud
9 3 (1.24%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.41%) Xen
11 1 (0.41%) Firmware
11 1 (0.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (11.20%) SCCM
2 21 (8.71%) SCOM
3 17 (7.05%) SCVMM
4 13 (5.39%) vMotion
5 7 (2.90%) Data Guard
5 7 (2.90%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (2.49%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (2.49%) Opsview
6 6 (2.49%) Puppet
7 3 (1.24%) WSUS
8 1 (0.41%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.41%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.41%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.41%) EMC Navisphere
8 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.41%) Nessus
8 1 (0.41%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.41%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 144 (59.75%) Microsoft
2 89 (36.93%) VMware
3 59 (24.48%) Citrix
4 24 (9.96%) Oracle
5 23 (9.54%) Cisco
6 21 (8.71%) Red Hat
6 21 (8.71%) Sage
7 18 (7.47%) CommVault
8 17 (7.05%) NetApp
9 15 (6.22%) EMC
10 14 (5.81%) Dell
11 13 (5.39%) SAP
11 13 (5.39%) Pegasus
12 11 (4.56%) HP
13 8 (3.32%) Symantec
14 7 (2.90%) CheckPoint
15 6 (2.49%) Kaspersky
16 5 (2.07%) Pega
16 5 (2.07%) Adobe
16 5 (2.07%) IBM
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