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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 128 46 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 20.22% 8.17% 11.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.18% 41.07% 50.77%
Number of salaries quoted 122 43 59
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £21,000 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £49,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
220 112 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 34.76% 19.89% 22.69%
Number of salaries quoted 200 106 111
Average salary £33,350 £32,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 23 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 208 (75.91%) Microsoft
2 113 (41.24%) Active Directory
3 105 (38.32%) VMware
4 103 (37.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 102 (37.23%) MS Excel
6 77 (28.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 71 (25.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 65 (23.72%) Citrix
8 65 (23.72%) SQL Server
9 61 (22.26%) MCSE
10 60 (21.90%) ITIL
11 56 (20.44%) HP
12 54 (19.71%) VMware Infrastructure
13 48 (17.52%) Windows Server 2012
14 46 (16.79%) SAN
15 45 (16.42%) TCP/IP
15 45 (16.42%) Windows 7
16 40 (14.60%) MCP
16 40 (14.60%) MS Office
17 39 (14.23%) SCCM
18 38 (13.87%) SQL
19 37 (13.50%) Change Management
20 35 (12.77%) IIS
20 35 (12.77%) DNS
21 34 (12.41%) SLA
21 34 (12.41%) MS Exchange
22 31 (11.31%) Degree
23 29 (10.58%) XenDesktop
23 29 (10.58%) Application Packaging
23 29 (10.58%) Windows XP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 35 (12.77%) IIS
2 34 (12.41%) MS Exchange
3 28 (10.22%) Lync
4 22 (8.03%) Apache
5 14 (5.11%) Tomcat
6 13 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (3.28%) WebLogic
9 9 (3.28%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.46%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.73%) SAS
11 2 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.36%) CMS
12 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 102 (37.23%) MS Excel
2 40 (14.60%) MS Office
3 2 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.36%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.19%) Office 365
3 4 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (16.79%) SAN
2 45 (16.42%) TCP/IP
3 35 (12.77%) DNS
4 23 (8.39%) Firewall
5 22 (8.03%) DHCP
6 20 (7.30%) NetScaler
7 17 (6.20%) Internet
8 14 (5.11%) VPN
9 12 (4.38%) HTTP
10 11 (4.01%) LDAP
10 11 (4.01%) VLAN
10 11 (4.01%) OpenLDAP
11 10 (3.65%) LAN
12 9 (3.28%) NAS
13 6 (2.19%) WAN
13 6 (2.19%) Wireless
14 5 (1.82%) Unified Communications
15 4 (1.46%) WLAN
16 2 (0.73%) VoIP
16 2 (0.73%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (23.72%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.74%) MySQL
2 13 (4.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (4.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.55%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.19%) DTS
7 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.36%) QlikView
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 10 (3.65%) Subversion
1 10 (3.65%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.28%) Hudson
2 9 (3.28%) TeamCity
3 6 (2.19%) MSI
4 5 (1.82%) AdminStudio
4 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.46%) InstallShield
5 4 (1.46%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.73%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.73%) Toad
6 2 (0.73%) JIRA
7 1 (0.36%) QARun
7 1 (0.36%) Maven
7 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.36%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.36%) NUnit
General
1 21 (7.66%) Finance
2 16 (5.84%) Legal
3 7 (2.55%) French Language
4 5 (1.82%) Law
5 3 (1.09%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.09%) Advertising
6 2 (0.73%) Marketing
6 2 (0.73%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.36%) German Language
7 1 (0.36%) Games
7 1 (0.36%) Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 47 (17.15%) Support Engineer
2 37 (13.50%) Analyst
3 36 (13.14%) Consultant
4 30 (10.95%) Windows Support Engineer
5 22 (8.03%) Server Engineer
6 21 (7.66%) Windows Server Engineer
7 20 (7.30%) Software Engineer
8 19 (6.93%) Server Support
8 19 (6.93%) Microsoft Consultant
8 19 (6.93%) Server Support Engineer
8 19 (6.93%) Deployment Engineer
9 17 (6.20%) Support Analyst
9 17 (6.20%) Administrator
10 15 (5.47%) IT Support
11 14 (5.11%) Service Desk Analyst
11 14 (5.11%) Service Analyst
12 12 (4.38%) Systems Administrator
13 11 (4.01%) 2nd Line Support
14 10 (3.65%) Infrastructure Manager
14 10 (3.65%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (10.58%) Application Packaging
2 24 (8.76%) Web Services
3 23 (8.39%) .NET
4 6 (2.19%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.82%) XML
5 5 (1.82%) HTML
6 3 (1.09%) REST
6 3 (1.09%) COM
6 3 (1.09%) CSS
6 3 (1.09%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.73%) SOAP
7 2 (0.73%) jQuery
8 1 (0.36%) RESTful
8 1 (0.36%) HTML5
8 1 (0.36%) Castle Windsor
8 1 (0.36%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.36%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.36%) J2EE
8 1 (0.36%) XSD
8 1 (0.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.65%) Firmware
2 8 (2.92%) Clustering
3 5 (1.82%) Blackberry
3 5 (1.82%) Social Media
4 4 (1.46%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.73%) Fat Client
5 2 (0.73%) PKI
5 2 (0.73%) CLARiiON
5 2 (0.73%) Thin Client
5 2 (0.73%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.73%) PMI
6 1 (0.36%) Replication
6 1 (0.36%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.36%) IVR
6 1 (0.36%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.36%) PDA
6 1 (0.36%) Statistics
6 1 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 103 (37.59%) Windows Server 2008
2 77 (28.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 48 (17.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (16.42%) Windows 7
5 29 (10.58%) Windows XP
6 26 (9.49%) Linux
7 19 (6.93%) Windows 8
8 10 (3.65%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (2.55%) Debian
10 5 (1.82%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.46%) UNIX
11 4 (1.46%) Solaris
12 2 (0.73%) AIX
12 2 (0.73%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.36%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (21.90%) ITIL
2 37 (13.50%) Change Management
3 25 (9.12%) Problem Management
4 20 (7.30%) Software Engineering
5 18 (6.57%) Software Architecture
6 17 (6.20%) System Testing
7 16 (5.84%) Validation
8 14 (5.11%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (4.74%) Project Management
9 13 (4.74%) Incident Management
10 12 (4.38%) Change Control
11 11 (4.01%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (4.01%) CRM
12 10 (3.65%) ERP
12 10 (3.65%) Service Delivery
13 9 (3.28%) Practice Management
13 9 (3.28%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (2.92%) Capacity Management
15 7 (2.55%) Business Continuity
15 7 (2.55%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (13.87%) SQL
2 27 (9.85%) Python
3 20 (7.30%) Java
4 18 (6.57%) C++
5 16 (5.84%) PowerShell
6 15 (5.47%) VB
7 13 (4.74%) Embedded C++
8 12 (4.38%) C
8 12 (4.38%) C#
8 12 (4.38%) Perl
9 9 (3.28%) Bash Shell
10 8 (2.92%) Embedded C
10 8 (2.92%) VBScript
10 8 (2.92%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.82%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.09%) PHP
13 2 (0.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 71 (25.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (22.26%) MCSE
3 40 (14.60%) MCP
4 31 (11.31%) Degree
5 23 (8.39%) Security Cleared
6 22 (8.03%) Citrix Certification
7 20 (7.30%) MCITP
8 19 (6.93%) CCA
9 16 (5.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 15 (5.47%) CCEE
11 14 (5.11%) MCTS
11 14 (5.11%) MCSA
12 12 (4.38%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (4.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 11 (4.01%) CCNA
14 8 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (2.55%) CCAA
15 7 (2.55%) SC Cleared
16 6 (2.19%) CCEA
17 3 (1.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (12.41%) SLA
2 4 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.46%) QA
System Software
1 113 (41.24%) Active Directory
2 54 (19.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (10.58%) XenDesktop
4 25 (9.12%) Hyper-V
5 23 (8.39%) VMware ESX
5 23 (8.39%) vSphere
6 19 (6.93%) XenApp
6 19 (6.93%) XenServer
7 16 (5.84%) Microsoft App-V
8 14 (5.11%) Xen
9 11 (4.01%) vCloud
10 9 (3.28%) qmail
11 4 (1.46%) Squid
12 1 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 39 (14.23%) SCCM
2 26 (9.49%) SCOM
3 10 (3.65%) SCVMM
3 10 (3.65%) SCDPM
4 7 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (2.55%) Nagios
4 7 (2.55%) Pingdom
5 6 (2.19%) AppDNA
6 5 (1.82%) WSUS
7 3 (1.09%) XenMobile
7 3 (1.09%) OPNET
8 2 (0.73%) Foglight
8 2 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.36%) Legato
9 1 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.36%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 208 (75.91%) Microsoft
2 105 (38.32%) VMware
3 65 (23.72%) Citrix
4 56 (20.44%) HP
5 24 (8.76%) Cisco
6 18 (6.57%) IBM
7 16 (5.84%) JBoss
8 14 (5.11%) Riverbed
9 12 (4.38%) ServiceNow
9 12 (4.38%) Remedy
10 10 (3.65%) Veeam
11 7 (2.55%) New Relic
11 7 (2.55%) Dell
11 7 (2.55%) NetApp
12 6 (2.19%) AppSense
13 5 (1.82%) Pega
13 5 (1.82%) Oracle
14 4 (1.46%) EMC
15 3 (1.09%) Apple
15 3 (1.09%) Symantec
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