Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 20 28
Rank change year-on-year +8 +8 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows 116 82 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 12.98% 9.18% 8.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.88% 58.16% 52.98%
Number of salaries quoted 71 75 68
Sheffield median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -31.25%
10th Percentile £22,500 £19,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £63,500 £45,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -3.23% -4.62% -5.80%

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 228 141 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 25.50% 15.79% 15.57%
Number of salaries quoted 166 125 126
Sheffield median annual salary £42,551 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.47% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £19,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £64,500 £63,750
South Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% -5.06% +5.33%

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 24 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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 50 (43.10%) Windows Server
2 45 (38.79%) Linux
3 44 (37.93%) Microsoft
4 33 (28.45%) VMware
5 32 (27.59%) Active Directory
6 30 (25.86%) SQL Server
7 27 (23.28%) Information Security
8 25 (21.55%) ITIL
8 25 (21.55%) Office 365
8 25 (21.55%) Cybersecurity
8 25 (21.55%) DevOps
8 25 (21.55%) Problem-Solving
9 24 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
10 23 (19.83%) Unix
11 22 (18.97%) SQL
12 21 (18.10%) Microsoft Office
13 18 (15.52%) Amazon AWS
13 18 (15.52%) Nessus
14 17 (14.66%) Hyper-V
14 17 (14.66%) Finance
15 16 (13.79%) SAN
15 16 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
16 15 (12.93%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (12.93%) Degree
16 15 (12.93%) DNS
16 15 (12.93%) SLA
16 15 (12.93%) Windows 10
17 14 (12.07%) Citrix
18 13 (11.21%) IIS
18 13 (11.21%) Firewall

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 13 (11.21%) IIS
2 9 (7.76%) Skype for Business
3 6 (5.17%) Confluence
3 6 (5.17%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.45%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.59%) JBoss
5 3 (2.59%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.86%) Apache
6 1 (0.86%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (18.10%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 25 (21.55%) Office 365
2 18 (15.52%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.59%) IaaS
5 3 (2.59%) iPaaS
5 3 (2.59%) PaaS
5 3 (2.59%) SaaS
6 2 (1.72%) GitHub
6 2 (1.72%) Google Play
7 1 (0.86%) Akamai
7 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.79%) SAN
2 15 (12.93%) DNS
3 13 (11.21%) Firewall
4 11 (9.48%) DHCP
5 8 (6.90%) TCP/IP
6 6 (5.17%) LAN
6 6 (5.17%) WAN
7 5 (4.31%) Skype
7 5 (4.31%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (3.45%) VPN
9 3 (2.59%) Internet
10 2 (1.72%) NAS
11 1 (0.86%) HTTP
11 1 (0.86%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.86%) SMTP
11 1 (0.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.90%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.45%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.59%) MySQL
6 2 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.72%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.86%) MS Access
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.90%) JIRA
2 7 (6.03%) AppScan
2 7 (6.03%) Burp Suite
2 7 (6.03%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.03%) Metasploit
3 6 (5.17%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.31%) GitLab
4 5 (4.31%) Selenium
4 5 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.31%) WebDriver
5 4 (3.45%) Subversion
6 3 (2.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.59%) LINQPad
7 2 (1.72%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.72%) FitNesse
7 2 (1.72%) Hamcrest
7 2 (1.72%) JBehave
7 2 (1.72%) Maven
7 2 (1.72%) Mockito
7 2 (1.72%) MSTest
General
1 17 (14.66%) Finance
2 11 (9.48%) Banking
3 5 (4.31%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.86%) Automotive
5 1 (0.86%) Back Office
5 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.86%) Military
5 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (13.79%) Analyst
2 12 (10.34%) Support Engineer
3 11 (9.48%) Platform Engineer
4 9 (7.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (7.76%) Integration Engineer
5 8 (6.90%) Junior
5 8 (6.90%) Platform Integration Engineer
6 7 (6.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 7 (6.03%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (6.03%) Administrator
6 7 (6.03%) Applications Engineer
6 7 (6.03%) Consultant
6 7 (6.03%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (6.03%) Security Engineer
6 7 (6.03%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (6.03%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.21%) REST
2 12 (10.34%) SOAP
3 11 (9.48%) Web Services
3 11 (9.48%) XML
4 10 (8.62%) JSON
5 7 (6.03%) Middleware
5 7 (6.03%) Spring
6 6 (5.17%) HTML
7 4 (3.45%) .NET
8 3 (2.59%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.72%) CSS
9 2 (1.72%) Java EE
10 1 (0.86%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.86%) Ajax
10 1 (0.86%) IBM Integration Bus
10 1 (0.86%) jQuery
10 1 (0.86%) Node.js
10 1 (0.86%) SAML
10 1 (0.86%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.21%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.17%) Virtual Team
4 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.72%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.72%) Fintech
6 2 (1.72%) Life Science
6 2 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.86%) Clustering
7 1 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.86%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.86%) EPoS
7 1 (0.86%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.86%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 50 (43.10%) Windows Server
2 45 (38.79%) Linux
3 23 (19.83%) Unix
4 15 (12.93%) Windows 10
5 13 (11.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (8.62%) Windows 8
7 9 (7.76%) Windows 7
8 8 (6.90%) Apple iOS
9 7 (6.03%) Android
9 7 (6.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (5.17%) Debian
10 6 (5.17%) Windows XP
11 5 (4.31%) CentOS
11 5 (4.31%) Ubuntu
12 3 (2.59%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.72%) zOS
14 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.28%) Information Security
2 25 (21.55%) Cybersecurity
2 25 (21.55%) DevOps
2 25 (21.55%) ITIL
2 25 (21.55%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (12.93%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (11.21%) High Availability
4 13 (11.21%) Test Automation
5 12 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 12 (10.34%) Mentoring
5 12 (10.34%) Open Source
6 11 (9.48%) Internal Audit
7 10 (8.62%) Change Management
7 10 (8.62%) Process Improvement
8 9 (7.76%) Computer Science
8 9 (7.76%) IT Strategy
8 9 (7.76%) OWASP
9 8 (6.90%) Availability Management
9 8 (6.90%) Cryptography
9 8 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.97%) SQL
2 11 (9.48%) Java
3 9 (7.76%) PowerShell
3 9 (7.76%) Python
3 9 (7.76%) Shell Script
4 8 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.17%) C#
6 4 (3.45%) Go
6 4 (3.45%) Perl
7 3 (2.59%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.59%) R
7 3 (2.59%) Ruby
7 3 (2.59%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.86%) C++
8 1 (0.86%) PHP
8 1 (0.86%) VB
8 1 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (12.93%) Degree
2 11 (9.48%) CISSP
3 9 (7.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (6.03%) CISA
4 7 (6.03%) CISM
4 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (5.17%) CREST Certified
5 6 (5.17%) GPEN
5 6 (5.17%) GWAPT
5 6 (5.17%) GXPN
5 6 (5.17%) MCSA
5 6 (5.17%) MCSE
5 6 (5.17%) OSCE
5 6 (5.17%) OSCP
5 6 (5.17%) SANS
6 4 (3.45%) GIAC
7 3 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.59%) RHCE
7 3 (2.59%) RHCSA
8 2 (1.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.93%) SLA
2 10 (8.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (7.76%) QA
4 2 (1.72%) COBIT
4 2 (1.72%) HL7
4 2 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 24 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (14.66%) Hyper-V
4 13 (11.21%) Docker
5 6 (5.17%) vSphere
6 3 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (15.52%) Nessus
2 13 (11.21%) SCCM
3 12 (10.34%) SCOM
4 11 (9.48%) Nmap
5 10 (8.62%) Ansible
6 8 (6.90%) SCVMM
7 6 (5.17%) HP Fortify
7 6 (5.17%) Kubernetes
8 5 (4.31%) Terraform
9 3 (2.59%) Consul
9 3 (2.59%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (2.59%) Grafana
9 3 (2.59%) Nagios
9 3 (2.59%) Opsview
9 3 (2.59%) Packer
9 3 (2.59%) Puppet
10 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (1.72%) vMotion
11 1 (0.86%) Mesos
11 1 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 44 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 33 (28.45%) VMware
3 14 (12.07%) Citrix
4 12 (10.34%) IBM
5 10 (8.62%) Dell
5 10 (8.62%) HP
6 9 (7.76%) Oracle
6 9 (7.76%) Red Hat
7 8 (6.90%) CommVault
8 6 (5.17%) Cisco
8 6 (5.17%) Google
9 4 (3.45%) Qualys
10 3 (2.59%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.86%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (0.86%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.86%) Infor
11 1 (0.86%) Lotus
11 1 (0.86%) Meraki
11 1 (0.86%) Peoplefluent
11 1 (0.86%) Veeam