The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 144 75 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.35% 15.06% 11.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.75% 63.03% 53.24%
Number of salaries quoted 118 60 67
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,500 £18,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
219 119 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 29.44% 23.90% 22.38%
Number of salaries quoted 186 96 123
Average salary £30,500 £33,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.27% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
South Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 152 (73.79%) Microsoft
2 102 (49.51%) MS Excel
3 83 (40.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 82 (39.81%) Active Directory
5 81 (39.32%) VMware
6 58 (28.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 56 (27.18%) SQL Server
8 46 (22.33%) TCP/IP
9 44 (21.36%) ITIL
10 41 (19.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 38 (18.45%) IIS
11 38 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
12 37 (17.96%) SAN
13 36 (17.48%) HP
14 35 (16.99%) SQL
15 34 (16.50%) MS Exchange
15 34 (16.50%) Windows Server 2012
16 32 (15.53%) MCSE
17 29 (14.08%) Linux
17 29 (14.08%) Citrix
17 29 (14.08%) SLA
18 28 (13.59%) MS Office
19 27 (13.11%) Web Services
19 27 (13.11%) Windows XP
20 26 (12.62%) Windows 7
21 25 (12.14%) MCP
22 24 (11.65%) .NET
22 24 (11.65%) Change Management
22 24 (11.65%) Firewall
22 24 (11.65%) SCCM

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 38 (18.45%) IIS
2 34 (16.50%) MS Exchange
3 22 (10.68%) Apache
4 17 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (6.80%) Tomcat
6 13 (6.31%) Lync
7 12 (5.83%) SharePoint
8 10 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (4.37%) WebLogic
10 7 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (2.43%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (1.46%) SAS
13 2 (0.97%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.49%) CMS
14 1 (0.49%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 102 (49.51%) MS Excel
2 28 (13.59%) MS Office
3 5 (2.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.49%) MS Project
4 1 (0.49%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (6.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (22.33%) TCP/IP
2 37 (17.96%) SAN
3 24 (11.65%) Firewall
4 20 (9.71%) VPN
5 19 (9.22%) DNS
6 17 (8.25%) LAN
7 14 (6.80%) Internet
7 14 (6.80%) DHCP
8 13 (6.31%) WAN
9 11 (5.34%) LDAP
9 11 (5.34%) HTTP
9 11 (5.34%) NAS
9 11 (5.34%) OpenLDAP
9 11 (5.34%) VLAN
10 9 (4.37%) NetScaler
11 6 (2.91%) Cisco PIX
11 6 (2.91%) Network Security
11 6 (2.91%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (2.43%) Wireless
13 4 (1.94%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (27.18%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.80%) MySQL
3 11 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (5.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (4.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.40%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (3.40%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.91%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (2.91%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 4 (1.94%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.97%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.49%) DTS
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 11 (5.34%) Visual Studio
2 10 (4.85%) Subversion
3 9 (4.37%) Hudson
3 9 (4.37%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.37%) TeamCity
4 7 (3.40%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.94%) QARun
5 4 (1.94%) WinRunner
6 3 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.46%) Maven
6 3 (1.46%) JIRA
7 2 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.97%) MSI
7 2 (0.97%) Toad
8 1 (0.49%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.49%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.49%) NUnit
General
1 13 (6.31%) Finance
2 7 (3.40%) Legal
3 5 (2.43%) French Language
3 5 (2.43%) Marketing
4 2 (0.97%) Aerospace
4 2 (0.97%) Automotive
5 1 (0.49%) Advertising
5 1 (0.49%) Publishing
5 1 (0.49%) Law
5 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.49%) Back Office
5 1 (0.49%) Banking
5 1 (0.49%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.49%) German Language
5 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 37 (17.96%) Support Engineer
2 27 (13.11%) Analyst
3 20 (9.71%) Windows Support Engineer
4 19 (9.22%) Administrator
5 18 (8.74%) Consultant
5 18 (8.74%) Server Engineer
6 16 (7.77%) Deployment Engineer
6 16 (7.77%) Windows Server Engineer
6 16 (7.77%) Server Support Engineer
6 16 (7.77%) Server Support
7 15 (7.28%) 2nd Line Support
8 14 (6.80%) Systems Administrator
9 13 (6.31%) Developer
10 11 (5.34%) Service Analyst
10 11 (5.34%) Service Desk Analyst
11 10 (4.85%) IT Support
12 9 (4.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (4.37%) Support Analyst
12 9 (4.37%) Technical Engineer
12 9 (4.37%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.11%) Web Services
2 24 (11.65%) .NET
3 11 (5.34%) Application Packaging
4 8 (3.88%) REST
4 8 (3.88%) SOAP
5 7 (3.40%) COM
6 5 (2.43%) XML
7 4 (1.94%) HTML
7 4 (1.94%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.46%) WinForms
8 3 (1.46%) LINQ
8 3 (1.46%) Software Packaging
8 3 (1.46%) JSON
8 3 (1.46%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 2 (0.97%) Java EE
9 2 (0.97%) Ajax
9 2 (0.97%) Dojo
9 2 (0.97%) WSE
9 2 (0.97%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.37%) Firmware
2 8 (3.88%) Clustering
3 6 (2.91%) PKI
4 4 (1.94%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.46%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.46%) Social Media
5 3 (1.46%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.97%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.97%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.97%) DTV
6 2 (0.97%) NHS
7 1 (0.49%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.49%) PMI
7 1 (0.49%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.49%) IVR
7 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 83 (40.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 58 (28.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 34 (16.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (14.08%) Linux
5 27 (13.11%) Windows XP
6 26 (12.62%) Windows 7
7 9 (4.37%) UNIX
8 8 (3.88%) Windows 8
9 7 (3.40%) Debian
10 5 (2.43%) Windows 2000
10 5 (2.43%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.46%) Solaris
11 3 (1.46%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.49%) HPUX
13 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (21.36%) ITIL
2 24 (11.65%) Change Management
3 18 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (8.74%) Project Management
4 16 (7.77%) CRM
5 15 (7.28%) Problem Management
6 10 (4.85%) Validation
7 9 (4.37%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (3.88%) TDD
9 7 (3.40%) Configuration Management
9 7 (3.40%) BDD
9 7 (3.40%) Test Scripting
9 7 (3.40%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (3.40%) Automation Testing
9 7 (3.40%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (2.91%) Incident Management
10 6 (2.91%) Automated Testing
10 6 (2.91%) Software Engineering
10 6 (2.91%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (2.43%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 35 (16.99%) SQL
2 22 (10.68%) Java
3 19 (9.22%) C#
4 13 (6.31%) JavaScript
4 13 (6.31%) PowerShell
5 12 (5.83%) Perl
6 10 (4.85%) VB
6 10 (4.85%) Python
7 9 (4.37%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.43%) VBScript
9 4 (1.94%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.46%) PHP
11 2 (0.97%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.97%) Delphi
12 1 (0.49%) C++
Qualifications
1 41 (19.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (15.53%) MCSE
3 25 (12.14%) MCP
4 20 (9.71%) Security Cleared
5 14 (6.80%) Degree
6 10 (4.85%) MCITP
6 10 (4.85%) SC Cleared
7 7 (3.40%) MCSA
8 6 (2.91%) ISTQB
8 6 (2.91%) ISEB
8 6 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.94%) CCNA
9 4 (1.94%) CCA
9 4 (1.94%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.46%) VCAP
10 3 (1.46%) CCEE
10 3 (1.46%) CCIA
11 2 (0.97%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (14.08%) SLA
2 7 (3.40%) QA
3 4 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 82 (39.81%) Active Directory
2 38 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (11.17%) VMware ESX
4 17 (8.25%) vSphere
5 16 (7.77%) XenServer
6 14 (6.80%) Xen
7 11 (5.34%) vCloud
8 9 (4.37%) qmail
9 7 (3.40%) Oracle RMAN
10 6 (2.91%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (1.94%) Squid
11 4 (1.94%) Hyper-V
11 4 (1.94%) XenApp
12 3 (1.46%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.97%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (11.65%) SCCM
2 17 (8.25%) SCOM
3 10 (4.85%) SCDPM
4 7 (3.40%) Nagios
4 7 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.91%) Data Guard
6 5 (2.43%) WSUS
7 3 (1.46%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.97%) Foglight
9 1 (0.49%) OpenView
9 1 (0.49%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.49%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.49%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.49%) SCSM
Vendors
1 152 (73.79%) Microsoft
2 81 (39.32%) VMware
3 36 (17.48%) HP
4 29 (14.08%) Citrix
5 21 (10.19%) Cisco
6 18 (8.74%) JBoss
7 12 (5.83%) Oracle
8 11 (5.34%) IBM
9 10 (4.85%) Riverbed
10 9 (4.37%) Veeam
11 7 (3.40%) Siebel
11 7 (3.40%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (3.40%) NetSuite
11 7 (3.40%) New Relic
12 6 (2.91%) Websense
12 6 (2.91%) McAfee
13 5 (2.43%) Dell
13 5 (2.43%) Remedy
13 5 (2.43%) OPNET
13 5 (2.43%) ServiceNow
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