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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 19 5
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows 129 65 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 18.09% 9.69% 19.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.85% 40.37% 65.82%
Number of salaries quoted 95 55 96
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
212 161 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 29.73% 23.99% 29.21%
Number of salaries quoted 173 143 147
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,500 £45,000
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 30 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 142 (58.44%) Microsoft
2 86 (35.39%) VMware
3 79 (32.51%) MS Excel
4 76 (31.28%) Active Directory
5 65 (26.75%) SQL
6 64 (26.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 62 (25.51%) SQL Server
7 62 (25.51%) Citrix
8 56 (23.05%) SLA
9 54 (22.22%) MS Office
10 52 (21.40%) ITIL
11 49 (20.16%) MS Exchange
11 49 (20.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 49 (20.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 48 (19.75%) Microsoft Certification
13 44 (18.11%) SQL Server 2005
14 40 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
15 38 (15.64%) Linux
16 37 (15.23%) DNS
17 36 (14.81%) UNIX
18 35 (14.40%) TCP/IP
19 33 (13.58%) ERP
20 32 (13.17%) SAN
21 31 (12.76%) Firewall
22 30 (12.35%) Windows 7
22 30 (12.35%) Degree
23 29 (11.93%) Dynamics NAV
23 29 (11.93%) Cisco
24 28 (11.52%) XenApp
25 27 (11.11%) Manufacturing

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 49 (20.16%) MS Exchange
2 22 (9.05%) JBoss
2 22 (9.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 18 (7.41%) Lync
3 18 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (6.58%) SharePoint
5 15 (6.17%) Tomcat
6 14 (5.76%) Apache
7 12 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (4.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (2.88%) WebSphere
10 7 (2.88%) WebLogic
10 7 (2.88%) IIS
11 5 (2.06%) nginx
12 2 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 79 (32.51%) MS Excel
2 54 (22.22%) MS Office
3 5 (2.06%) Acrobat
4 4 (1.65%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.82%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.41%) MS Project
6 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 29 (11.93%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (3.70%) Sage 200
2 9 (3.70%) SAP Business One
2 9 (3.70%) Pegasus Opera
3 8 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.23%) Cerner Millennium
5 2 (0.82%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.41%) assyst
6 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.05%) Office 365
2 17 (7.00%) IaaS
3 16 (6.58%) SaaS
4 10 (4.12%) PaaS
5 5 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.06%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (15.23%) DNS
2 35 (14.40%) TCP/IP
3 32 (13.17%) SAN
4 31 (12.76%) Firewall
5 26 (10.70%) DHCP
6 24 (9.88%) LAN
6 24 (9.88%) WAN
7 20 (8.23%) VPN
8 16 (6.58%) VLAN
9 12 (4.94%) Wireless
10 8 (3.29%) Unified Communications
10 8 (3.29%) NAS
11 7 (2.88%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (2.88%) Internet
12 6 (2.47%) MPLS
12 6 (2.47%) VoIP
12 6 (2.47%) Network Security
13 5 (2.06%) SNMP
14 3 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (1.23%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (25.51%) SQL Server
2 44 (18.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 22 (9.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (8.23%) MySQL
4 20 (8.23%) Oracle Database
5 19 (7.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 17 (7.00%) Oracle9i Database
7 14 (5.76%) Oracle Database 10g
7 14 (5.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (5.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (2.88%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (2.88%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (2.06%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.82%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.82%) Informix
11 2 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.82%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.41%) MSDE
12 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (6.17%) Visual Studio
2 11 (4.53%) Maven
3 9 (3.70%) CppUnit
4 8 (3.29%) Subversion
4 8 (3.29%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.88%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (2.06%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (2.06%) JIRA
6 5 (2.06%) Selenium
6 5 (2.06%) JUnit
7 2 (0.82%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.41%) NSubstitute
8 1 (0.41%) NUnit
8 1 (0.41%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.41%) MSI
General
1 27 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 24 (9.88%) Finance
3 10 (4.12%) Legal
4 8 (3.29%) Banking
5 5 (2.06%) Retail
5 5 (2.06%) Law
5 5 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.82%) Electronics
6 2 (0.82%) Marketing
7 1 (0.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (14.81%) Developer
1 36 (14.81%) Analyst
2 34 (13.99%) Consultant
3 23 (9.47%) Support Engineer
4 19 (7.82%) Support Analyst
4 19 (7.82%) Implementation Consultant
5 18 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (7.41%) Software Developer
5 18 (7.41%) Architect
5 18 (7.41%) ERP Consultant
5 18 (7.41%) ERP Implementation Consultant
6 16 (6.58%) 2nd Line Support
7 15 (6.17%) Build Engineer
7 15 (6.17%) 3rd Line Support
8 14 (5.76%) Infrastructure Architect
9 13 (5.35%) Applications Support
10 12 (4.94%) Service Analyst
10 12 (4.94%) Server Engineer
10 12 (4.94%) C# Developer
10 12 (4.94%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.05%) .NET
2 15 (6.17%) ASP.NET
3 14 (5.76%) Web Services
3 14 (5.76%) WinForms
4 12 (4.94%) XML
4 12 (4.94%) MFC
4 12 (4.94%) WCF
4 12 (4.94%) WPF
4 12 (4.94%) Silverlight
4 12 (4.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 10 (4.12%) STL
6 9 (3.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 8 (3.29%) CSS
7 8 (3.29%) HTML
8 7 (2.88%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (2.88%) Middleware
9 6 (2.47%) HTML5
10 5 (2.06%) CSS3
10 5 (2.06%) Application Packaging
10 5 (2.06%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.41%) Management Information System
1 18 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.17%) Blackberry
3 13 (5.35%) Fat Client
3 13 (5.35%) Thin Client
4 11 (4.53%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.53%) Algorithms
5 8 (3.29%) E-Learning
5 8 (3.29%) Clustering
6 5 (2.06%) Telematics
6 5 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.06%) Smartphone
6 5 (2.06%) Replication
7 4 (1.65%) CLARiiON
7 4 (1.65%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.65%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.82%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.82%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 64 (26.34%) Windows Server 2008
2 49 (20.16%) Windows Server 2003
2 49 (20.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 38 (15.64%) Linux
4 36 (14.81%) UNIX
5 30 (12.35%) Windows 7
6 17 (7.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (6.17%) Windows XP
8 13 (5.35%) Solaris
9 11 (4.53%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.88%) AIX
11 6 (2.47%) Windows Vista
11 6 (2.47%) Mac OS
12 5 (2.06%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.65%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.65%) Android
14 3 (1.23%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.82%) HPUX
15 2 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (21.40%) ITIL
2 33 (13.58%) ERP
3 24 (9.88%) Change Management
4 23 (9.47%) Service Delivery
5 21 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (7.82%) Change Control
7 18 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
7 18 (7.41%) Business Analysis
8 17 (7.00%) Migration
9 15 (6.17%) Information Security
10 13 (5.35%) ISMS
10 13 (5.35%) PRINCE2
10 13 (5.35%) CRM
11 12 (4.94%) Project Management
11 12 (4.94%) Scrum
11 12 (4.94%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (4.12%) Information Security Management
12 10 (4.12%) Security Management
12 10 (4.12%) Network Management
13 9 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 65 (26.75%) SQL
2 21 (8.64%) C#
3 20 (8.23%) PowerShell
4 19 (7.82%) PHP
5 14 (5.76%) Shell Script
6 12 (4.94%) C++
6 12 (4.94%) JavaScript
7 8 (3.29%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.47%) C
8 6 (2.47%) Java
9 5 (2.06%) Ruby
9 5 (2.06%) COBOL
10 3 (1.23%) VB
11 2 (0.82%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.82%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.82%) VBScript
11 2 (0.82%) Perl
11 2 (0.82%) Python
11 2 (0.82%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.41%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 48 (19.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (12.35%) Degree
3 19 (7.82%) MCSE
4 14 (5.76%) MCSA
5 11 (4.53%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (4.12%) MCP
7 6 (2.47%) MCITP
7 6 (2.47%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.23%) NCDA
9 3 (1.23%) NCIE
9 3 (1.23%) MCDST
9 3 (1.23%) CCNA
9 3 (1.23%) CCA
9 3 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.82%) PhD
10 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.82%) MCTS
10 2 (0.82%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (23.05%) SLA
2 14 (5.76%) QA
3 11 (4.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 76 (31.28%) Active Directory
2 40 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (11.52%) XenApp
4 23 (9.47%) Hyper-V
5 21 (8.64%) vSphere
6 14 (5.76%) XenDesktop
7 7 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (2.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 7 (2.88%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (2.47%) Xen
8 6 (2.47%) vCloud
9 5 (2.06%) KVM
10 4 (1.65%) VMware ESX
10 4 (1.65%) XenServer
11 3 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (9.88%) SCCM
2 19 (7.82%) SCOM
3 13 (5.35%) SCVMM
4 7 (2.88%) Data Guard
5 6 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (2.47%) Puppet
5 6 (2.47%) Opsview
6 5 (2.06%) Ganglia
7 3 (1.23%) SCDPM
7 3 (1.23%) WSUS
8 2 (0.82%) Legato
8 2 (0.82%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.41%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.41%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.41%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.41%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.41%) SCSM
Vendors
1 142 (58.44%) Microsoft
2 86 (35.39%) VMware
3 62 (25.51%) Citrix
4 29 (11.93%) Cisco
5 25 (10.29%) Oracle
6 20 (8.23%) Red Hat
7 19 (7.82%) NetApp
8 13 (5.35%) Dell
8 13 (5.35%) CommVault
9 12 (4.94%) HP
10 11 (4.53%) EMC
11 10 (4.12%) Symantec
12 9 (3.70%) SAP
12 9 (3.70%) Pegasus
12 9 (3.70%) Sage
13 7 (2.88%) CheckPoint
14 6 (2.47%) Kaspersky
15 5 (2.06%) IBM
15 5 (2.06%) Adobe
16 3 (1.23%) Riverbed
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