Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 12 13
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 68 127 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 8.20% 12.56% 12.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.78% 68.65% 58.47%
Number of salaries quoted 75 114 135
Sheffield median annual salary £32,500 £28,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.04% -24.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19,100 £20,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £52,250 £62,500
South Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £29,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +19.66% -16.43% +7.69%

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 180 185 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 21.71% 18.30% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 163 164 221
Sheffield median annual salary £42,500 £32,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.78% -7.86% -
10th Percentile £20,875 £21,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,875 £60,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £41,250 £31,500 £34,750
% change year-on-year +30.95% -9.35% +1.46%

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 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Windows.

1 43 (63.24%) Microsoft
2 38 (55.88%) Windows Server
3 26 (38.24%) Microsoft Office
4 25 (36.76%) Office 365
5 22 (32.35%) Active Directory
5 22 (32.35%) VMware
6 18 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (26.47%) SQL
7 16 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (22.06%) Windows 10
9 14 (20.59%) Windows 8
9 14 (20.59%) Windows 7
10 13 (19.12%) SQL Server
10 13 (19.12%) Linux
10 13 (19.12%) Firewall
11 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (16.18%) Hyper-V
12 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (16.18%) Cisco
12 11 (16.18%) WAN
13 10 (14.71%) MS Exchange
13 10 (14.71%) LAN
14 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
14 9 (13.24%) Oracle
14 9 (13.24%) .NET
14 9 (13.24%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
15 8 (11.76%) DevOps
15 8 (11.76%) MCSA
15 8 (11.76%) VPN

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 10 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.35%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.94%) IBM Domino
4 2 (2.94%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.47%) IIS
5 1 (1.47%) JBoss
5 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (38.24%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 25 (36.76%) Office 365
2 9 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.94%) IaaS
5 2 (2.94%) PaaS
6 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.12%) Firewall
2 11 (16.18%) WAN
3 10 (14.71%) LAN
4 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
4 9 (13.24%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (11.76%) VPN
6 5 (7.35%) SAN
6 5 (7.35%) SMS
7 4 (5.88%) Network Security
8 3 (4.41%) DNS
8 3 (4.41%) VoIP
9 1 (1.47%) DHCP
9 1 (1.47%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.47%) FTP
9 1 (1.47%) HTTP
9 1 (1.47%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.47%) MPLS
9 1 (1.47%) SMTP
9 1 (1.47%) SSH
9 1 (1.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.12%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.29%) Oracle Database
3 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (4.41%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.47%) MySQL
5 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.47%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.47%) Subversion
3 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.41%) Automotive
3 2 (2.94%) Electronics
3 2 (2.94%) Finance
4 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (11.76%) Administrator
1 8 (11.76%) Consultant
1 8 (11.76%) Support Engineer
2 7 (10.29%) Field Engineer
3 6 (8.82%) DBA
3 6 (8.82%) IT Administrator
3 6 (8.82%) Oracle Consultant
3 6 (8.82%) Oracle DBA
3 6 (8.82%) Oracle Technical Consultant
3 6 (8.82%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (7.35%) Analyst
4 5 (7.35%) IT Manager
5 4 (5.88%) Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Field Service Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) IT Technician
5 4 (5.88%) Remote Support Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Senior IT Technician
5 4 (5.88%) Senior Technician
5 4 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.24%) .NET
2 6 (8.82%) Java EE
2 6 (8.82%) Middleware
2 6 (8.82%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (4.41%) WPF
4 2 (2.94%) WinForms
5 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.47%) JSON
5 1 (1.47%) MFC
5 1 (1.47%) OpenGL
5 1 (1.47%) Qt
5 1 (1.47%) WSH
5 1 (1.47%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.41%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.94%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.47%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.47%) Clustering
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.47%) EPoS
4 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.47%) iPad
4 1 (1.47%) PKI
4 1 (1.47%) PMI
4 1 (1.47%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (55.88%) Windows Server
2 15 (22.06%) Windows 10
3 14 (20.59%) Windows 7
3 14 (20.59%) Windows 8
4 13 (19.12%) Linux
5 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (10.29%) Unix
8 6 (8.82%) Solaris
9 1 (1.47%) Android
9 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.47%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.76%) DevOps
2 7 (10.29%) ITIL
2 7 (10.29%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (8.82%) Data Migration
3 6 (8.82%) ERP
3 6 (8.82%) Migration
3 6 (8.82%) Process Improvement
3 6 (8.82%) Server Virtualisation
4 5 (7.35%) OpenUP
5 4 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.41%) Break/Fix
6 3 (4.41%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.41%) Service Management
6 3 (4.41%) Software Deployment
6 3 (4.41%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.94%) Case Management
7 2 (2.94%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 2 (2.94%) MVC
8 1 (1.47%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.47%) SQL
2 7 (10.29%) PL/SQL
3 6 (8.82%) Bash Shell
3 6 (8.82%) C++
4 5 (7.35%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.35%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.88%) C
5 4 (5.88%) C#
5 4 (5.88%) Embedded C++
5 4 (5.88%) Python
6 1 (1.47%) Fortran
6 1 (1.47%) Perl
6 1 (1.47%) Ruby
6 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.47%) VBScript
6 1 (1.47%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.76%) MCSA
3 6 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.35%) CCNA
5 4 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.41%) MCSE
7 2 (2.94%) Degree
7 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.47%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.47%) CCENT
8 1 (1.47%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.47%) ECDL
8 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.47%) MCDST
8 1 (1.47%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.47%) PhD
8 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) SLA
2 4 (5.88%) GDPR
3 1 (1.47%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.47%) MISRA
3 1 (1.47%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 22 (32.35%) Active Directory
2 16 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (16.18%) Hyper-V
4 7 (10.29%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.94%) XenApp
7 1 (1.47%) Docker
7 1 (1.47%) Firmware
7 1 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.47%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (7.35%) Data Guard
2 5 (7.35%) SCCM
3 3 (4.41%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (63.24%) Microsoft
2 22 (32.35%) VMware
3 11 (16.18%) Cisco
4 9 (13.24%) Oracle
5 7 (10.29%) Citrix
6 4 (5.88%) EMC
6 4 (5.88%) Nimble Storage
7 3 (4.41%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.41%) Veeam
8 2 (2.94%) Lotus
9 1 (1.47%) Dell
9 1 (1.47%) Google
9 1 (1.47%) Mitel