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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 7 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows 121 141 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.64% 19.11% 7.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.48% 57.32% 34.78%
Number of salaries quoted 106 131 33
Average salary £36,250 £37,500 £26,650
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +40.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £17,300
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £57,500 £35,000
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
182 246 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 26.53% 33.33% 22.42%
Number of salaries quoted 164 204 107
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £57,000
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 September 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 105 (47.09%) Microsoft
2 80 (35.87%) VMware
3 77 (34.53%) Active Directory
4 73 (32.74%) Linux
5 68 (30.49%) Citrix
6 67 (30.04%) SQL Server
7 65 (29.15%) MS Excel
8 64 (28.70%) VMware Infrastructure
9 61 (27.35%) SQL
10 54 (24.22%) vSphere
11 52 (23.32%) Finance
12 49 (21.97%) Windows Server 2008
13 46 (20.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 46 (20.63%) .NET
13 46 (20.63%) Java
14 44 (19.73%) Python
15 42 (18.83%) UNIX
15 42 (18.83%) Firewall
16 36 (16.14%) ITIL
17 35 (15.70%) Oracle
18 34 (15.25%) VMware ESX
19 33 (14.80%) MS Exchange
19 33 (14.80%) Bash Shell
20 32 (14.35%) Windows 7
20 32 (14.35%) Perl
21 31 (13.90%) IIS
21 31 (13.90%) Cisco
22 30 (13.45%) PowerShell
23 29 (13.00%) Windows Server 2003
24 28 (12.56%) SAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 33 (14.80%) MS Exchange
2 31 (13.90%) IIS
3 22 (9.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (9.42%) Apache
5 19 (8.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (8.07%) Exchange Server 2003
7 17 (7.62%) Tomcat
7 17 (7.62%) JBoss
8 12 (5.38%) nginx
9 10 (4.48%) WebLogic
10 7 (3.14%) Lync
11 4 (1.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (1.79%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (1.35%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (1.35%) WebSphere Process Server
12 3 (1.35%) PegaRULES
12 3 (1.35%) Joomla!
12 3 (1.35%) Commerce Server
12 3 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 65 (29.15%) MS Excel
2 26 (11.66%) MS Office
3 6 (2.69%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.45%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (7.62%) Dynamics NAV
2 16 (7.17%) SAP Business One
2 16 (7.17%) Pegasus Opera
2 16 (7.17%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.45%) RMDS
3 1 (0.45%) assyst
3 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.97%) Office 365
2 18 (8.07%) SaaS
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (18.83%) Firewall
2 28 (12.56%) SAN
3 24 (10.76%) TCP/IP
4 22 (9.87%) DNS
5 16 (7.17%) HTTP
6 14 (6.28%) VPN
7 13 (5.83%) NAS
8 12 (5.38%) VLAN
9 11 (4.93%) WAN
9 11 (4.93%) LAN
9 11 (4.93%) OpenLDAP
10 9 (4.04%) LDAP
11 8 (3.59%) DHCP
12 6 (2.69%) Unified Communications
13 5 (2.24%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (1.35%) BIG-IP
14 3 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (1.35%) Internet
14 3 (1.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 3 (1.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (30.04%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.07%) MySQL
3 17 (7.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (4.93%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.14%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.14%) Informix
6 6 (2.69%) OLTP
6 6 (2.69%) OLAP
7 5 (2.24%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.79%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.35%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 3 (1.35%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.45%) HBase
11 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (6.28%) TeamCity
2 11 (4.93%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.93%) Subversion
3 10 (4.48%) PowerBuilder
4 9 (4.04%) CppUnit
4 9 (4.04%) Hudson
4 9 (4.04%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.69%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.69%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (2.24%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (1.79%) JIRA
7 4 (1.79%) Metasploit
8 2 (0.90%) Maven
General
1 52 (23.32%) Finance
2 21 (9.42%) Manufacturing
3 17 (7.62%) Legal
4 11 (4.93%) Banking
5 8 (3.59%) Games
6 7 (3.14%) Retail
7 6 (2.69%) Law
8 5 (2.24%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.90%) Marketing
10 1 (0.45%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (18.83%) Consultant
2 34 (15.25%) Developer
3 32 (14.35%) Analyst
4 25 (11.21%) Administrator
5 23 (10.31%) Systems Administrator
6 17 (7.62%) Technical Consultant
7 16 (7.17%) Implementation Consultant
7 16 (7.17%) ERP Consultant
7 16 (7.17%) ERP Implementation Consultant
8 12 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (4.93%) 2nd Line Support
10 10 (4.48%) Support Engineer
10 10 (4.48%) Support Analyst
10 10 (4.48%) Junior
10 10 (4.48%) Exchange Engineer
11 9 (4.04%) Linux Administrator
11 9 (4.04%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 9 (4.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 9 (4.04%) Analyst Developer
12 8 (3.59%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (20.63%) .NET
2 17 (7.62%) HTML
3 13 (5.83%) CSS
3 13 (5.83%) XML
4 12 (5.38%) XSLT
5 10 (4.48%) WCF
6 9 (4.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 9 (4.04%) STL
6 9 (4.04%) MFC
7 4 (1.79%) Middleware
7 4 (1.79%) REST
8 3 (1.35%) Express
8 3 (1.35%) HTML5
8 3 (1.35%) JSON
8 3 (1.35%) jQuery
8 3 (1.35%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.35%) Web Services
8 3 (1.35%) JSP
9 2 (0.90%) LAMP
9 2 (0.90%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.48%) Algorithms
3 7 (3.14%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.69%) Fat Client
4 6 (2.69%) Thin Client
5 4 (1.79%) Clustering
5 4 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (1.79%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.35%) DataPower
6 3 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.90%) EPoS
8 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.45%) Replication
8 1 (0.45%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.45%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.45%) iSeries
8 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.45%) IBM XIV
8 1 (0.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 73 (32.74%) Linux
2 49 (21.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (20.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (18.83%) UNIX
5 32 (14.35%) Windows 7
6 29 (13.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (12.11%) Debian
8 23 (10.31%) Windows 8
9 16 (7.17%) Ubuntu
9 16 (7.17%) SUSE
10 14 (6.28%) Solaris
11 12 (5.38%) Windows XP
12 10 (4.48%) Windows 2000 Server
13 8 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (1.35%) CentOS
14 3 (1.35%) AIX
14 3 (1.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.90%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (16.14%) ITIL
2 26 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (11.66%) Business Analysis
3 22 (9.87%) Change Management
4 21 (9.42%) ERP
5 20 (8.97%) DevOps
6 17 (7.62%) GAP Analysis
7 16 (7.17%) High Availability
8 15 (6.73%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (6.73%) Mentoring
9 12 (5.38%) Configuration Management
10 11 (4.93%) Service Delivery
10 11 (4.93%) Information Security
11 10 (4.48%) Manual Testing
11 10 (4.48%) Migration
12 9 (4.04%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (4.04%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (4.04%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (3.59%) Test Planning
13 8 (3.59%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (27.35%) SQL
2 46 (20.63%) Java
3 44 (19.73%) Python
4 33 (14.80%) Bash Shell
5 32 (14.35%) Perl
6 30 (13.45%) PowerShell
7 23 (10.31%) C++
8 18 (8.07%) PHP
9 16 (7.17%) C
10 14 (6.28%) PL/SQL
11 13 (5.83%) JavaScript
12 12 (5.38%) C#
13 11 (4.93%) VB
14 10 (4.48%) Uniface
14 10 (4.48%) VBScript
15 6 (2.69%) VC++
15 6 (2.69%) T-SQL
16 5 (2.24%) Shell Script
17 4 (1.79%) AWK
17 4 (1.79%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 20 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (3.59%) ISEB
3 7 (3.14%) Degree
4 5 (2.24%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.24%) MCSA
5 4 (1.79%) MCP
5 4 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.35%) A+ Certification
7 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.90%) PMP
7 2 (0.90%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.90%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (0.90%) GIAC
7 2 (0.90%) CEH
7 2 (0.90%) MCSE
8 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.45%) CCIE
8 1 (0.45%) CCNP
8 1 (0.45%) CCNA
8 1 (0.45%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (12.56%) SLA
2 5 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.24%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 77 (34.53%) Active Directory
2 64 (28.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (24.22%) vSphere
4 34 (15.25%) VMware ESX
5 28 (12.56%) vCloud
6 21 (9.42%) XenApp
7 20 (8.97%) Terminal Services
8 19 (8.52%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (5.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 10 (4.48%) Hyper-V
10 10 (4.48%) qmail
11 7 (3.14%) XenDesktop
12 5 (2.24%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (1.79%) Xen
13 4 (1.79%) KVM
14 3 (1.35%) pfSense
14 3 (1.35%) NFS
14 3 (1.35%) XenServer
14 3 (1.35%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.90%) Samba
Systems Management
1 23 (10.31%) SCCM
2 19 (8.52%) SCOM
3 16 (7.17%) SCVMM
3 16 (7.17%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (7.17%) vMotion
4 12 (5.38%) Pingdom
4 12 (5.38%) Nagios
5 5 (2.24%) Nessus
6 2 (0.90%) WSUS
6 2 (0.90%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.90%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.45%) Puppet
7 1 (0.45%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 105 (47.09%) Microsoft
2 80 (35.87%) VMware
3 68 (30.49%) Citrix
4 35 (15.70%) Oracle
5 31 (13.90%) Cisco
6 19 (8.52%) Red Hat
7 16 (7.17%) Pegasus
7 16 (7.17%) Sage
7 16 (7.17%) SAP
8 12 (5.38%) EMC
8 12 (5.38%) New Relic
9 11 (4.93%) CommVault
10 10 (4.48%) HP
10 10 (4.48%) Northgate
11 9 (4.04%) IBM
12 7 (3.14%) NetApp
13 4 (1.79%) Intel
13 4 (1.79%) Juniper
13 4 (1.79%) CheckPoint
14 3 (1.35%) Endeca
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