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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 105 142 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 13.71% 19.27% 15.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.88% 65.44% 63.11%
Number of salaries quoted 86 117 62
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £20,000 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +4.28%
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
157 217 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 20.50% 29.44% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 132 184 99
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,690 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,750 £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 17 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 136 (59.13%) Microsoft
2 86 (37.39%) VMware
3 85 (36.96%) SQL
4 79 (34.35%) Active Directory
5 63 (27.39%) MS Excel
6 62 (26.96%) MS Office
6 62 (26.96%) SLA
7 61 (26.52%) Citrix
8 60 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 57 (24.78%) SQL Server
10 55 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
11 47 (20.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 47 (20.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 47 (20.43%) MS Exchange
12 44 (19.13%) ITIL
12 44 (19.13%) Linux
13 42 (18.26%) Windows Server 2003
14 41 (17.83%) SQL Server 2005
15 38 (16.52%) SAN
16 35 (15.22%) ERP
16 35 (15.22%) Finance
17 32 (13.91%) Dynamics NAV
18 31 (13.48%) Windows 7
19 30 (13.04%) XenApp
19 30 (13.04%) Manufacturing
19 30 (13.04%) Change Management
19 30 (13.04%) TCP/IP
20 29 (12.61%) Hyper-V
21 27 (11.74%) PowerShell
21 27 (11.74%) SaaS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 47 (20.43%) MS Exchange
2 21 (9.13%) Lync
3 18 (7.83%) Exchange Server 2007
3 18 (7.83%) JBoss
4 15 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (5.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 11 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (4.78%) Apache
6 11 (4.78%) Tomcat
6 11 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (3.48%) IIS
7 8 (3.48%) SharePoint
8 7 (3.04%) WebSphere
8 7 (3.04%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 63 (27.39%) MS Excel
2 62 (26.96%) MS Office
3 5 (2.17%) Acrobat
4 3 (1.30%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.87%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.43%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.43%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 32 (13.91%) Dynamics NAV
2 15 (6.52%) Pegasus Opera
2 15 (6.52%) SAP Business One
2 15 (6.52%) Sage 200
3 4 (1.74%) MFGPRO
4 3 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.43%) assyst
5 1 (0.43%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.74%) SaaS
2 26 (11.30%) Office 365
3 13 (5.65%) IaaS
4 10 (4.35%) PaaS
5 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (16.52%) SAN
2 30 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 25 (10.87%) DNS
4 18 (7.83%) Firewall
4 18 (7.83%) WAN
4 18 (7.83%) LAN
5 16 (6.96%) DHCP
5 16 (6.96%) Unified Communications
6 10 (4.35%) VLAN
7 9 (3.91%) VPN
7 9 (3.91%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (3.04%) Wireless
8 7 (3.04%) NAS
9 5 (2.17%) VoIP
9 5 (2.17%) Internet
10 3 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.87%) PABX
12 1 (0.43%) Structured Cabling
12 1 (0.43%) MPLS
12 1 (0.43%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (24.78%) SQL Server
2 41 (17.83%) SQL Server 2005
3 19 (8.26%) MySQL
4 15 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (6.52%) Oracle Database
5 13 (5.65%) Oracle9i Database
6 10 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (3.04%) Oracle Database 12c
8 7 (3.04%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.87%) OLAP
9 2 (0.87%) OLTP
9 2 (0.87%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.87%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.43%) Informix
Development Applications
1 9 (3.91%) Visual Studio
1 9 (3.91%) Oracle Forms
1 9 (3.91%) CppUnit
2 4 (1.74%) Subversion
3 3 (1.30%) PowerBuilder
3 3 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.87%) JUnit
4 2 (0.87%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.87%) Maven
4 2 (0.87%) Selenium
4 2 (0.87%) Git (software)
General
1 35 (15.22%) Finance
2 30 (13.04%) Manufacturing
3 11 (4.78%) Banking
3 11 (4.78%) Legal
4 7 (3.04%) Retail
4 7 (3.04%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.74%) Law
5 4 (1.74%) Marketing
6 2 (0.87%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.87%) Electronics
7 1 (0.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 42 (18.26%) Analyst
2 35 (15.22%) Consultant
2 35 (15.22%) Developer
3 23 (10.00%) Implementation Consultant
4 20 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 19 (8.26%) Support Analyst
5 19 (8.26%) ERP Consultant
5 19 (8.26%) ERP Implementation Consultant
6 16 (6.96%) 2nd Line Support
6 16 (6.96%) Software Developer
7 15 (6.52%) Server Engineer
7 15 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (6.52%) Windows Server Engineer
8 13 (5.65%) Build Engineer
8 13 (5.65%) 3rd Line Support
9 12 (5.22%) Server Support
10 10 (4.35%) Service Analyst
10 10 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
10 10 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 10 (4.35%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.13%) .NET
2 13 (5.65%) HTML
2 13 (5.65%) XML
3 11 (4.78%) ASP.NET
3 11 (4.78%) CSS
4 10 (4.35%) MFC
4 10 (4.35%) WinForms
5 9 (3.91%) STL
5 9 (3.91%) WCF
5 9 (3.91%) WPF
5 9 (3.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 8 (3.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (3.48%) Silverlight
6 8 (3.48%) Middleware
7 7 (3.04%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (2.61%) HTML5
8 6 (2.61%) Web Services
9 5 (2.17%) CSS3
10 3 (1.30%) JSON
10 3 (1.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.52%) Management Information System
2 14 (6.09%) Blackberry
3 13 (5.65%) Thin Client
3 13 (5.65%) Fat Client
4 10 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.35%) Algorithms
5 9 (3.91%) E-Learning
6 8 (3.48%) Clustering
7 5 (2.17%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.74%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.30%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.30%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.87%) Replication
10 2 (0.87%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.87%) iPhone
10 2 (0.87%) iPad
10 2 (0.87%) Home Automation
10 2 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.43%) Social Media
11 1 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 60 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 47 (20.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 44 (19.13%) Linux
4 42 (18.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (13.48%) Windows 7
6 24 (10.43%) UNIX
7 15 (6.52%) Windows 8
8 14 (6.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (6.09%) Windows XP
9 12 (5.22%) Solaris
10 6 (2.61%) Windows Vista
10 6 (2.61%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (2.17%) Android
11 5 (2.17%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.74%) SUSE
12 4 (1.74%) Debian
12 4 (1.74%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.43%) AIX
13 1 (0.43%) HPUX
13 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (19.13%) ITIL
2 35 (15.22%) ERP
3 30 (13.04%) Change Management
4 22 (9.57%) Business Analysis
5 21 (9.13%) Migration
6 19 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (8.26%) GAP Analysis
7 18 (7.83%) Service Delivery
7 18 (7.83%) Change Control
8 17 (7.39%) High Availability
9 14 (6.09%) ISMS
9 14 (6.09%) Information Security
10 13 (5.65%) Network Management
10 13 (5.65%) Mentoring
11 11 (4.78%) Information Security Management
11 11 (4.78%) Security Management
12 9 (3.91%) Scrum
13 8 (3.48%) CRM
13 8 (3.48%) PRINCE2
14 7 (3.04%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (36.96%) SQL
2 27 (11.74%) PowerShell
3 21 (9.13%) PHP
4 16 (6.96%) C#
5 15 (6.52%) C++
6 11 (4.78%) JavaScript
7 10 (4.35%) PL/SQL
8 9 (3.91%) Python
9 7 (3.04%) C
9 7 (3.04%) COBOL
9 7 (3.04%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.61%) Java
11 4 (1.74%) Perl
11 4 (1.74%) VB
11 4 (1.74%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.30%) VBScript
12 3 (1.30%) Uniface
12 3 (1.30%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.87%) Tcl
13 2 (0.87%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (20.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (6.96%) MCSA
2 16 (6.96%) Degree
3 10 (4.35%) MCP
3 10 (4.35%) ISEB
4 9 (3.91%) MCSE
5 8 (3.48%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (2.17%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.74%) MCITP
9 3 (1.30%) MCDST
10 1 (0.43%) HND
10 1 (0.43%) PhD
10 1 (0.43%) CCNA
10 1 (0.43%) CCENT
10 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (26.96%) SLA
2 13 (5.65%) QA
3 11 (4.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 79 (34.35%) Active Directory
2 55 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (13.04%) XenApp
4 29 (12.61%) Hyper-V
5 27 (11.74%) vSphere
6 17 (7.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 17 (7.39%) XenDesktop
7 16 (6.96%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (4.78%) VMware ESX
9 8 (3.48%) vCloud
10 5 (2.17%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.43%) Firmware
12 1 (0.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (10.00%) SCCM
2 22 (9.57%) SCOM
3 20 (8.70%) SCVMM
4 16 (6.96%) vMotion
5 7 (3.04%) Data Guard
5 7 (3.04%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (2.61%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (2.61%) Opsview
7 3 (1.30%) WSUS
8 2 (0.87%) Puppet
9 1 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.43%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.43%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.43%) Nessus
9 1 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 136 (59.13%) Microsoft
2 86 (37.39%) VMware
3 61 (26.52%) Citrix
4 23 (10.00%) Oracle
4 23 (10.00%) Sage
5 21 (9.13%) CommVault
6 20 (8.70%) Red Hat
7 19 (8.26%) Cisco
8 15 (6.52%) SAP
8 15 (6.52%) Pegasus
9 12 (5.22%) Dell
10 10 (4.35%) NetApp
11 9 (3.91%) HP
12 8 (3.48%) EMC
13 7 (3.04%) IBM
13 7 (3.04%) Symantec
14 6 (2.61%) CheckPoint
14 6 (2.61%) Kaspersky
15 5 (2.17%) Pega
15 5 (2.17%) Adobe
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