Period
to 19 April 2018

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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 20 15
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 92 99 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 9.66% 10.33% 11.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.69% 61.88% 57.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85 88 129
Sheffield median annual salary £28,000 £27,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.82% -31.25% +25.00%
10th Percentile £19,000 £20,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £57,000 £45,000 £62,500
South Yorkshire median annual salary £31,500 £30,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -21.05% +26.67%

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 178 160 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 18.70% 16.70% 19.80%
Number of salaries quoted 162 138 213
Sheffield median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -18.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £19,500 £21,000 £25,150
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,625 £59,750
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £34,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +8.57%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Sheffield

Windows
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in Sheffield.

Salary trend for Windows in Sheffield

Windows
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Sheffield over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, 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 63 (68.48%) Microsoft
2 47 (51.09%) Windows Server
3 43 (46.74%) Active Directory
3 43 (46.74%) Microsoft Office
4 29 (31.52%) Office 365
5 28 (30.43%) Problem-Solving
6 27 (29.35%) Windows 8
6 27 (29.35%) Windows 7
7 25 (27.17%) Windows 10
8 22 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (22.83%) DNS
10 20 (21.74%) VMware
11 19 (20.65%) MS Exchange
12 18 (19.57%) SQL Server
13 16 (17.39%) TCP/IP
13 16 (17.39%) Cisco
14 15 (16.30%) SLA
14 15 (16.30%) MCSA
14 15 (16.30%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (14.13%) Firewall
15 13 (14.13%) Telecoms
15 13 (14.13%) Linux
16 12 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (13.04%) SQL
16 12 (13.04%) DHCP
16 12 (13.04%) LAN
16 12 (13.04%) WAN
17 11 (11.96%) DevOps

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 19 (20.65%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (5.43%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.17%) Apache
5 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.09%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.09%) JBoss
6 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 43 (46.74%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 29 (31.52%) Office 365
2 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.83%) DNS
2 16 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 15 (16.30%) Wi-Fi
4 13 (14.13%) Firewall
5 12 (13.04%) DHCP
5 12 (13.04%) LAN
5 12 (13.04%) WAN
6 10 (10.87%) HTTP
6 10 (10.87%) SAN
7 9 (9.78%) SMTP
7 9 (9.78%) VPN
8 7 (7.61%) FTP
8 7 (7.61%) SSH
9 4 (4.35%) SMS
9 4 (4.35%) VoIP
10 3 (3.26%) Network Security
11 1 (1.09%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (1.09%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.61%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (3.26%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.17%) MySQL
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.17%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.17%) Subversion
4 1 (1.09%) Appium
4 1 (1.09%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.09%) Gatling
4 1 (1.09%) Gradle
4 1 (1.09%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.09%) JIRA
4 1 (1.09%) JMeter
4 1 (1.09%) Maven
4 1 (1.09%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.09%) Ranorex
4 1 (1.09%) Selenium
4 1 (1.09%) Sikuli
4 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.09%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (14.13%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.61%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.52%) Marketing
4 4 (4.35%) Finance
5 3 (3.26%) Electronics
6 1 (1.09%) Automotive
6 1 (1.09%) Legal
6 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (21.74%) Support Engineer
2 13 (14.13%) IT Support
3 9 (9.78%) Analyst
3 9 (9.78%) IT Engineer
4 8 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
5 7 (7.61%) Azure DevOps
5 7 (7.61%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 7 (7.61%) Azure Engineer
5 7 (7.61%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Administrator
6 6 (6.52%) Field Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) IT Administrator
6 6 (6.52%) Manufacturing Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Senior IT Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Senior IT Support
6 6 (6.52%) Senior Support Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.78%) .NET
2 4 (4.35%) Java EE
2 4 (4.35%) Middleware
2 4 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (3.26%) MFC
3 3 (3.26%) Web Services
3 3 (3.26%) WinForms
3 3 (3.26%) WPF
4 2 (2.17%) Qt
4 2 (2.17%) SAML
5 1 (1.09%) CSS
5 1 (1.09%) HTML
5 1 (1.09%) JSON
5 1 (1.09%) LDAP
5 1 (1.09%) OpenGL
5 1 (1.09%) SOAP
5 1 (1.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.43%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.17%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (2.17%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.17%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.17%) Clustering
4 2 (2.17%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.17%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.09%) 3D Printing
5 1 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.09%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 47 (51.09%) Windows Server
2 27 (29.35%) Windows 7
2 27 (29.35%) Windows 8
3 25 (27.17%) Windows 10
4 22 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (14.13%) Linux
6 6 (6.52%) Unix
7 4 (4.35%) CentOS
7 4 (4.35%) Mac OS
7 4 (4.35%) Solaris
8 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.43%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (11.96%) DevOps
3 9 (9.78%) ERP
4 8 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 7 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (6.52%) Logistics
6 6 (6.52%) Process Improvement
6 6 (6.52%) Software Engineering
7 5 (5.43%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (4.35%) Data Migration
8 4 (4.35%) ITIL
8 4 (4.35%) Migration
8 4 (4.35%) Server Virtualisation
8 4 (4.35%) Service Management
9 3 (3.26%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.26%) CAD
9 3 (3.26%) Mathematics
9 3 (3.26%) MVC
9 3 (3.26%) Software Deployment
9 3 (3.26%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.04%) SQL
2 9 (9.78%) JavaScript
3 8 (8.70%) C#
3 8 (8.70%) C++
4 7 (7.61%) C
4 7 (7.61%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.43%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.35%) Python
7 3 (3.26%) Embedded C++
7 3 (3.26%) Java
7 3 (3.26%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.17%) Fortran
9 1 (1.09%) Groovy
9 1 (1.09%) Ruby
9 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.09%) VC++
9 1 (1.09%) XAML
Qualifications
1 22 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (16.30%) MCSA
3 9 (9.78%) Degree
4 4 (4.35%) MCITP
4 4 (4.35%) MCTS
5 3 (3.26%) CCNA
5 3 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.26%) PhD
6 2 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.09%) ECDL
7 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.09%) MCDST
7 1 (1.09%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.30%) SLA
2 3 (3.26%) GDPR
3 1 (1.09%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.09%) MISRA
3 1 (1.09%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 43 (46.74%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.87%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.09%) Firmware
6 1 (1.09%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.09%) vSphere
6 1 (1.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (10.87%) Backup Exec
2 6 (6.52%) Nagios
2 6 (6.52%) SCCM
2 6 (6.52%) WSUS
3 4 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (4.35%) SCOM
4 3 (3.26%) Data Guard
5 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.09%) HP ALM
6 1 (1.09%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.09%) Opsview
6 1 (1.09%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 63 (68.48%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.74%) VMware
3 16 (17.39%) Cisco
4 10 (10.87%) Veeam
5 7 (7.61%) Citrix
5 7 (7.61%) Oracle
6 6 (6.52%) EMC
6 6 (6.52%) Kaspersky
6 6 (6.52%) MobileIron
6 6 (6.52%) Nimble Storage
7 4 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.35%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.17%) Sophos
9 1 (1.09%) Dell
9 1 (1.09%) HP
9 1 (1.09%) IBM
9 1 (1.09%) Lotus
9 1 (1.09%) NetApp