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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 141 75 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.97% 14.68% 11.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.82% 60.00% 51.80%
Number of salaries quoted 117 59 66
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £20,500 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £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
211 125 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 29.89% 24.46% 21.92%
Number of salaries quoted 179 101 121
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,500 £75,000
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 24 April 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 147 (73.13%) Microsoft
2 97 (48.26%) MS Excel
3 83 (41.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 81 (40.30%) VMware
5 77 (38.31%) Active Directory
6 60 (29.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 55 (27.36%) SQL Server
8 44 (21.89%) ITIL
9 43 (21.39%) TCP/IP
10 41 (20.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 39 (19.40%) VMware Infrastructure
12 38 (18.91%) HP
12 38 (18.91%) SAN
12 38 (18.91%) IIS
13 33 (16.42%) SQL
14 32 (15.92%) MCSE
14 32 (15.92%) Windows Server 2012
15 31 (15.42%) Citrix
16 30 (14.93%) SLA
17 29 (14.43%) Linux
18 28 (13.93%) Windows XP
18 28 (13.93%) MS Exchange
18 28 (13.93%) Windows 7
19 27 (13.43%) MS Office
19 27 (13.43%) Web Services
20 26 (12.94%) MCP
21 25 (12.44%) Change Management
22 23 (11.44%) VMware ESX
22 23 (11.44%) .NET
22 23 (11.44%) SCCM

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (18.91%) IIS
2 28 (13.93%) MS Exchange
3 22 (10.95%) Apache
4 14 (6.97%) Tomcat
5 12 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (5.97%) SharePoint
6 11 (5.47%) Lync
7 10 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (4.48%) WebLogic
9 7 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.99%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (1.49%) SAS
12 2 (1.00%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.50%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (0.50%) CMS
Applications
1 97 (48.26%) MS Excel
2 27 (13.43%) MS Office
3 5 (2.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.50%) MS Project
4 1 (0.50%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 13 (6.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (21.39%) TCP/IP
2 38 (18.91%) SAN
3 22 (10.95%) Firewall
4 19 (9.45%) DNS
5 18 (8.96%) VPN
6 17 (8.46%) LAN
7 15 (7.46%) Internet
8 14 (6.97%) DHCP
9 13 (6.47%) WAN
10 11 (5.47%) LDAP
10 11 (5.47%) HTTP
10 11 (5.47%) VLAN
10 11 (5.47%) OpenLDAP
10 11 (5.47%) NAS
11 10 (4.98%) NetScaler
12 5 (2.49%) Wireless
13 4 (1.99%) Cisco PIX
13 4 (1.99%) Network Security
13 4 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (1.99%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (27.36%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.97%) MySQL
3 11 (5.47%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (4.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (3.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (3.48%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (2.99%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 3 (1.49%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.00%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.50%) DTS
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 10 (4.98%) Visual Studio
1 10 (4.98%) Subversion
2 9 (4.48%) Hudson
2 9 (4.48%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.48%) TeamCity
3 7 (3.48%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.99%) QARun
4 4 (1.99%) WinRunner
5 3 (1.49%) Maven
5 3 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.49%) JIRA
6 2 (1.00%) MSI
6 2 (1.00%) Toad
7 1 (0.50%) NUnit
7 1 (0.50%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.50%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (7.46%) Finance
2 7 (3.48%) Legal
3 6 (2.99%) French Language
4 5 (2.49%) Marketing
5 2 (1.00%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.00%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.00%) Automotive
6 1 (0.50%) Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.50%) Advertising
6 1 (0.50%) Publishing
6 1 (0.50%) Law
6 1 (0.50%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 37 (18.41%) Support Engineer
2 27 (13.43%) Analyst
3 21 (10.45%) Windows Support Engineer
4 18 (8.96%) Administrator
4 18 (8.96%) Server Engineer
5 17 (8.46%) Deployment Engineer
5 17 (8.46%) Consultant
6 16 (7.96%) Server Support
6 16 (7.96%) Windows Server Engineer
6 16 (7.96%) Server Support Engineer
7 15 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support
8 13 (6.47%) Systems Administrator
9 12 (5.97%) Service Desk Analyst
9 12 (5.97%) Service Analyst
9 12 (5.97%) Developer
10 10 (4.98%) IT Support
11 9 (4.48%) Technical Engineer
11 9 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (4.48%) Support Analyst
11 9 (4.48%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.43%) Web Services
2 23 (11.44%) .NET
3 11 (5.47%) Application Packaging
4 8 (3.98%) REST
4 8 (3.98%) SOAP
5 7 (3.48%) COM
6 5 (2.49%) XML
7 4 (1.99%) HTML
8 3 (1.49%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.49%) Software Packaging
9 2 (1.00%) JSON
9 2 (1.00%) Dojo
9 2 (1.00%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.00%) Java EE
9 2 (1.00%) LINQ
9 2 (1.00%) JPA
9 2 (1.00%) EJB 3.0
9 2 (1.00%) EJB
9 2 (1.00%) JSP
9 2 (1.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.48%) Firmware
2 8 (3.98%) Clustering
3 4 (1.99%) Mathematics
3 4 (1.99%) PKI
4 3 (1.49%) Thin Client
4 3 (1.49%) Fat Client
4 3 (1.49%) Social Media
5 2 (1.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.00%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.50%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.50%) IVR
6 1 (0.50%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.50%) PMI
6 1 (0.50%) DTV
6 1 (0.50%) NHS
6 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.50%) Statistics
6 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 83 (41.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 60 (29.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (15.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (14.43%) Linux
5 28 (13.93%) Windows XP
5 28 (13.93%) Windows 7
6 9 (4.48%) UNIX
7 8 (3.98%) Windows 8
8 7 (3.48%) Debian
9 5 (2.49%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.99%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.49%) Solaris
11 3 (1.49%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.50%) HPUX
13 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (21.89%) ITIL
2 25 (12.44%) Change Management
3 17 (8.46%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (7.96%) CRM
5 15 (7.46%) Project Management
5 15 (7.46%) Problem Management
6 12 (5.97%) Validation
7 9 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (3.98%) TDD
9 7 (3.48%) Configuration Management
9 7 (3.48%) Test Scripting
9 7 (3.48%) BDD
9 7 (3.48%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (3.48%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (3.48%) Automation Testing
10 6 (2.99%) Incident Management
10 6 (2.99%) Automated Testing
10 6 (2.99%) Software Engineering
11 5 (2.49%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (2.49%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 33 (16.42%) SQL
2 22 (10.95%) Java
3 18 (8.96%) C#
4 13 (6.47%) JavaScript
5 12 (5.97%) PowerShell
5 12 (5.97%) Perl
6 10 (4.98%) Python
6 10 (4.98%) VB
7 9 (4.48%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.49%) VBScript
9 3 (1.49%) PHP
9 3 (1.49%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.00%) Delphi
11 1 (0.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 41 (20.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (15.92%) MCSE
3 26 (12.94%) MCP
4 20 (9.95%) Security Cleared
5 14 (6.97%) Degree
6 10 (4.98%) SC Cleared
7 9 (4.48%) MCITP
8 7 (3.48%) MCSA
9 6 (2.99%) ISTQB
9 6 (2.99%) ISEB
9 6 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.99%) CCNA
10 4 (1.99%) CCA
10 4 (1.99%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.49%) CCEE
11 3 (1.49%) CCIA
11 3 (1.49%) VCAP
12 1 (0.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (14.93%) SLA
2 7 (3.48%) QA
3 4 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 77 (38.31%) Active Directory
2 39 (19.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (11.44%) VMware ESX
4 17 (8.46%) vSphere
4 17 (8.46%) XenServer
5 14 (6.97%) Xen
6 11 (5.47%) vCloud
7 9 (4.48%) qmail
8 7 (3.48%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (1.99%) Hyper-V
10 4 (1.99%) XenApp
10 4 (1.99%) Squid
11 3 (1.49%) XenDesktop
12 2 (1.00%) Terminal Server
12 2 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (11.44%) SCCM
2 17 (8.46%) SCOM
3 9 (4.48%) SCDPM
4 7 (3.48%) Nagios
4 7 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.99%) Data Guard
6 5 (2.49%) WSUS
7 2 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.00%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.00%) Foglight
8 1 (0.50%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.50%) OpenView
8 1 (0.50%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 147 (73.13%) Microsoft
2 81 (40.30%) VMware
3 38 (18.91%) HP
4 31 (15.42%) Citrix
5 19 (9.45%) Cisco
6 18 (8.96%) JBoss
7 12 (5.97%) Oracle
8 11 (5.47%) IBM
8 11 (5.47%) Riverbed
9 9 (4.48%) Veeam
10 7 (3.48%) Siebel
10 7 (3.48%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (3.48%) NetSuite
10 7 (3.48%) New Relic
11 5 (2.49%) OPNET
11 5 (2.49%) Dell
11 5 (2.49%) Remedy
11 5 (2.49%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.99%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.99%) McAfee
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