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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 23 8 17
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 58 126 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 9.56% 17.50% 9.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.57% 60.87% 40.99%
Number of salaries quoted 51 90 57
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £29,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +0.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,950 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,250 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
117 207 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.28% 28.75% 23.57%
Number of salaries quoted 107 166 144
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £29,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +17.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £24,150 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £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 9 February 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 93 (60.78%) VMware
2 85 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 77 (50.33%) Active Directory
4 63 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 62 (40.52%) Windows Server
6 56 (36.60%) Linux
7 53 (34.64%) vSphere
8 45 (29.41%) MS Excel
8 45 (29.41%) Citrix
9 41 (26.80%) Oracle
10 35 (22.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 34 (22.22%) Red Hat
12 33 (21.57%) SQL Server
12 33 (21.57%) Opscode Chef
13 32 (20.92%) Windows Server 2012
14 31 (20.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 29 (18.95%) Bash Shell
15 29 (18.95%) Performance Tuning
15 29 (18.95%) Finance
15 29 (18.95%) Perl
16 28 (18.30%) VMware ESX
17 27 (17.65%) Python
18 26 (16.99%) Salt
19 25 (16.34%) F5
19 25 (16.34%) DNS
19 25 (16.34%) .NET
19 25 (16.34%) Unix
19 25 (16.34%) SAN
20 24 (15.69%) IIS
21 23 (15.03%) Firewall

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 24 (15.69%) IIS
2 20 (13.07%) CloudStack
3 19 (12.42%) MS Exchange
4 17 (11.11%) Apache
5 13 (8.50%) JBoss
6 12 (7.84%) Tomcat
7 11 (7.19%) WebLogic
8 10 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (5.23%) WebSphere
10 8 (5.23%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (1.96%) nginx
12 1 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.65%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.65%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 45 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 17 (11.11%) MS Office
3 2 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.92%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.31%) assyst
2 2 (1.31%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (13.07%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (6.54%) SaaS
4 9 (5.88%) Office 365
5 4 (2.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (16.34%) DNS
1 25 (16.34%) SAN
2 23 (15.03%) Firewall
3 16 (10.46%) NAS
4 15 (9.80%) TCP/IP
5 12 (7.84%) Internet
6 8 (5.23%) VPN
7 5 (3.27%) HTTP
7 5 (3.27%) LAN
7 5 (3.27%) WAN
8 4 (2.61%) OpenLDAP
8 4 (2.61%) VLAN
9 3 (1.96%) DHCP
9 3 (1.96%) LDAP
9 3 (1.96%) Network Security
9 3 (1.96%) VoIP
10 2 (1.31%) ATM
11 1 (0.65%) 3G
11 1 (0.65%) Broadband
11 1 (0.65%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 23 (15.03%) Oracle Database
3 21 (13.73%) MySQL
4 18 (11.76%) Informix
5 11 (7.19%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (7.19%) Oracle9i Database
5 11 (7.19%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
7 7 (4.58%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (3.27%) Big Data
8 5 (3.27%) Hadoop
8 5 (3.27%) MongoDB
8 5 (3.27%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.96%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.31%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.31%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 2 (1.31%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 9 (5.88%) JIRA
2 8 (5.23%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.23%) Subversion
3 6 (3.92%) Metasploit
3 6 (3.92%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (2.61%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.96%) Hudson
6 2 (1.31%) AppScan
6 2 (1.31%) Burp Suite
6 2 (1.31%) MSI
6 2 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.65%) HP UFT
General
1 29 (18.95%) Finance
2 13 (8.50%) Banking
3 9 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.27%) Back Office
5 4 (2.61%) Games
6 2 (1.31%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.65%) Legal
7 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (22.22%) Consultant
2 32 (20.92%) Technical Consultant
3 27 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (13.73%) Analyst
5 19 (12.42%) Citrix Consultant
6 18 (11.76%) Citrix Technical Consultant
6 18 (11.76%) Windows Consultant
6 18 (11.76%) Windows Technical Consultant
7 16 (10.46%) Cloud Engineer
8 15 (9.80%) Support Analyst
8 15 (9.80%) Support Engineer
9 13 (8.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (7.84%) AWS Engineer
11 11 (7.19%) Developer
11 11 (7.19%) Junior
11 11 (7.19%) Senior Cloud Engineer
12 9 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
12 9 (5.88%) IT Support
12 9 (5.88%) VMware Consultant
13 8 (5.23%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.34%) .NET
2 15 (9.80%) LAMP
3 14 (9.15%) .NET Framework
4 12 (7.84%) ActiveMQ
4 12 (7.84%) RabbitMQ
5 10 (6.54%) HTML
6 4 (2.61%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.61%) JSP
7 3 (1.96%) EDI
7 3 (1.96%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (1.31%) CSS
8 2 (1.31%) HTML5
8 2 (1.31%) WCF
8 2 (1.31%) Web Services
9 1 (0.65%) COM
9 1 (0.65%) Middleware
9 1 (0.65%) WinForms
9 1 (0.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.07%) Data Centre
2 15 (9.80%) Enterprise Storage
3 13 (8.50%) IBM XIV
4 8 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.23%) PKI
5 6 (3.92%) Clustering
6 5 (3.27%) Driving Licence
6 5 (3.27%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.27%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.61%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.31%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.31%) CLARiiON
8 2 (1.31%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.31%) EPoS
8 2 (1.31%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.31%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.31%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.31%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.31%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.31%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 62 (40.52%) Windows Server
2 56 (36.60%) Linux
3 35 (22.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (20.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (20.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (16.34%) Unix
7 15 (9.80%) Windows 7
8 12 (7.84%) Solaris
9 9 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (3.27%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.96%) Debian
12 2 (1.31%) Kali Linux
12 2 (1.31%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.95%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (9.80%) ITIL
3 13 (8.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (8.50%) High Availability
3 13 (8.50%) Network Architecture
4 12 (7.84%) ERP
4 12 (7.84%) Information Security
5 10 (6.54%) Change Management
6 8 (5.23%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (5.23%) DevOps
6 8 (5.23%) Service Management
7 6 (3.92%) Configuration Management
7 6 (3.92%) Problem Management
7 6 (3.92%) Security Testing
7 6 (3.92%) Service Delivery
7 6 (3.92%) Time Management
8 5 (3.27%) Incident Management
8 5 (3.27%) Line Management
8 5 (3.27%) Migration
9 4 (2.61%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 29 (18.95%) Bash Shell
1 29 (18.95%) Perl
2 27 (17.65%) Python
3 20 (13.07%) PHP
3 20 (13.07%) PowerShell
3 20 (13.07%) Ruby
4 14 (9.15%) SQL
5 11 (7.19%) Java
5 11 (7.19%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.96%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.96%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.31%) C#
7 2 (1.31%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.31%) Uniface
7 2 (1.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (10.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (6.54%) CCDE
2 10 (6.54%) CCIE
2 10 (6.54%) CCNP
2 10 (6.54%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (5.88%) CCSP
4 8 (5.23%) CEH
5 6 (3.92%) CISSP
6 5 (3.27%) Degree
7 2 (1.31%) CISA
7 2 (1.31%) GCIA
7 2 (1.31%) GIAC
7 2 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.31%) OSCP
7 2 (1.31%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.65%) CCNA
8 1 (0.65%) ISEB
8 1 (0.65%) MCSA
8 1 (0.65%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.84%) SLA
2 3 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 77 (50.33%) Active Directory
2 63 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (34.64%) vSphere
4 28 (18.30%) VMware ESX
5 23 (15.03%) vCloud
6 18 (11.76%) Terminal Services
7 8 (5.23%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (4.58%) Hyper-V
9 4 (2.61%) Firmware
9 4 (2.61%) XenApp
10 2 (1.31%) BIND 9
10 2 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.31%) qmail
11 1 (0.65%) NFS
11 1 (0.65%) Samba
11 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (21.57%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (16.99%) Salt
3 23 (15.03%) Opsview
4 21 (13.73%) Nagios
5 20 (13.07%) Cacti
6 19 (12.42%) Graphite
7 18 (11.76%) Grafana
8 13 (8.50%) FortiGate
9 10 (6.54%) SCCM
10 9 (5.88%) Oracle ZFS
11 8 (5.23%) Puppet
11 8 (5.23%) SCVMM
12 7 (4.58%) SCOM
12 7 (4.58%) vMotion
13 6 (3.92%) Ansible
13 6 (3.92%) Nessus
14 5 (3.27%) Data Guard
14 5 (3.27%) Oracle RMAN
15 4 (2.61%) OpenVAS
16 2 (1.31%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 93 (60.78%) VMware
2 85 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 45 (29.41%) Citrix
4 41 (26.80%) Oracle
5 34 (22.22%) Red Hat
6 25 (16.34%) F5
7 22 (14.38%) Cisco
8 21 (13.73%) HP
9 19 (12.42%) NetApp
10 16 (10.46%) IBM
11 15 (9.80%) EMC
12 14 (9.15%) Symantec
13 5 (3.27%) SolarWinds
14 4 (2.61%) Remedy
15 3 (1.96%) Dell
16 2 (1.31%) New Relic
16 2 (1.31%) Pegasus
16 2 (1.31%) Riverbed
16 2 (1.31%) Sage
16 2 (1.31%) Veritas
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