Period
to 27 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 14 21 15
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 83 52 89
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Sheffield 15.34% 9.54% 11.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.21% 43.70% 46.84%
Number of salaries quoted 79 40 61
Median annual salary £41,500 £35,750 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.08% -2.05% +17.74%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,375 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £49,266 £66,250
South Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £35,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year +16.08% +10.00% -7.14%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Sheffield
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 156 119 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 28.84% 21.83% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 124 98 129
Median annual salary £47,500 £41,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.15% -8.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,290 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £67,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £46,250 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +15.63% +5.26% -5.00%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Sheffield

Windows
Salary Trend in Sheffield

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows in Sheffield.

Salary trend for Windows in Sheffield

Windows
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in Sheffield over the 6 months to 27 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Windows in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Windows.

1 60 (72.29%) Microsoft
2 42 (50.60%) SQL
3 36 (43.37%) Azure
4 27 (32.53%) Oracle
5 25 (30.12%) Windows Server
6 24 (28.92%) Office 365
6 24 (28.92%) Active Directory
7 23 (27.71%) Finance
8 22 (26.51%) DNA
8 22 (26.51%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (21.69%) High Availability
9 18 (21.69%) Change Management
9 18 (21.69%) Data Security
10 17 (20.48%) Migration
10 17 (20.48%) Infrastructure as Code
10 17 (20.48%) DevOps
10 17 (20.48%) EnterpriseDB
11 16 (19.28%) Microsoft Office
12 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
13 13 (15.66%) Time Management
13 13 (15.66%) Hyper-V
13 13 (15.66%) SCCM
14 12 (14.46%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (14.46%) Problem-Solving
14 12 (14.46%) VMware
15 11 (13.25%) Linux
15 11 (13.25%) Python
15 11 (13.25%) SLA
15 11 (13.25%) System Integration Testing

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.41%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (19.28%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.20%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 36 (43.37%) Azure
2 24 (28.92%) Office 365
3 3 (3.61%) AWS
4 1 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.20%) G Suite
4 1 (1.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.64%) SAN
1 8 (9.64%) Skype
2 7 (8.43%) DNS
2 7 (8.43%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.23%) Firewall
4 5 (6.02%) DHCP
5 3 (3.61%) BGP
5 3 (3.61%) DSL
5 3 (3.61%) IPsec
5 3 (3.61%) MPLS
5 3 (3.61%) OSPF
5 3 (3.61%) VPN
5 3 (3.61%) VXLAN
6 1 (1.20%) Broadband
6 1 (1.20%) Internet
6 1 (1.20%) VoIP
6 1 (1.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.05%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (12.05%) SQL Server 2016
2 10 (12.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (10.84%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (9.64%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Jenkins
1 6 (7.23%) Subversion
2 3 (3.61%) Buildbot
2 3 (3.61%) Clang
2 3 (3.61%) CMake
2 3 (3.61%) CruiseControl
2 3 (3.61%) GCC
2 3 (3.61%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.61%) Gradle
2 3 (3.61%) Maven
2 3 (3.61%) TeamCity
2 3 (3.61%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.61%) Xcode
General
1 23 (27.71%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Law
3 6 (7.23%) Games
4 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.61%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.20%) Electronics
6 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (21.69%) Azure Engineer
2 17 (20.48%) Platform Engineer
3 10 (12.05%) DBA
3 10 (12.05%) SQL DBA
4 9 (10.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (10.84%) Project Leader
5 7 (8.43%) Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) Build Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Administrator
7 5 (6.02%) IT Support
7 5 (6.02%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Implementation Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Software Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Software Implementation Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.61%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) IT Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) IT Technician
9 3 (3.61%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.64%) Web Services
2 4 (4.82%) LDAP
2 4 (4.82%) SAML
3 2 (2.41%) .NET
3 2 (2.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.82%) Online Gambling
3 3 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.12%) Windows Server
2 12 (14.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (13.25%) Linux
3 11 (13.25%) Windows 10
4 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2016
5 6 (7.23%) Mac OS X
5 6 (7.23%) Unix
5 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.82%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.61%) Ubuntu
7 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (2.41%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.51%) Continuous Integration
1 22 (26.51%) DNA
2 18 (21.69%) Change Management
2 18 (21.69%) Data Security
2 18 (21.69%) High Availability
3 17 (20.48%) DevOps
3 17 (20.48%) Infrastructure as Code
3 17 (20.48%) Migration
4 13 (15.66%) Time Management
5 12 (14.46%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (13.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (13.25%) System Integration Testing
7 10 (12.05%) Decision-Making
7 10 (12.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (12.05%) Performance Monitoring
7 10 (12.05%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (12.05%) Software Delivery
7 10 (12.05%) Software Engineering
8 9 (10.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 9 (10.84%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 42 (50.60%) SQL
2 11 (13.25%) Python
3 10 (12.05%) T-SQL
4 8 (9.64%) C#
4 8 (9.64%) C++
5 7 (8.43%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.61%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.61%) Java
6 3 (3.61%) Lua
6 3 (3.61%) Perl
6 3 (3.61%) PHP
6 3 (3.61%) Ruby
7 2 (2.41%) R
8 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) CCNP
1 3 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (3.61%) Degree
1 3 (3.61%) JNCIP
2 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.25%) SLA
2 6 (7.23%) QA
System Software
1 24 (28.92%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.66%) Hyper-V
3 11 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.61%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (15.66%) SCCM
2 8 (9.64%) SCOM
2 8 (9.64%) SCVMM
3 3 (3.61%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.20%) Ansible
4 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 60 (72.29%) Microsoft
2 27 (32.53%) Oracle
3 17 (20.48%) EnterpriseDB
4 12 (14.46%) VMware
5 9 (10.84%) Veeam
6 8 (9.64%) Citrix
6 8 (9.64%) CommVault
7 4 (4.82%) Apple
8 3 (3.61%) 3PAR
8 3 (3.61%) Cisco
8 3 (3.61%) Dell
8 3 (3.61%) EMC
8 3 (3.61%) IBM
8 3 (3.61%) Juniper
8 3 (3.61%) Perforce
8 3 (3.61%) Sony
9 2 (2.41%) Snow
10 1 (1.20%) Autodesk
10 1 (1.20%) Google
10 1 (1.20%) SAP