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

Microsoft Windows
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 32 11
Rank change year-on-year +14 -21 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 89 70 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 9.52% 7.49% 13.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.73% 41.42% 55.43%
Number of salaries quoted 78 67 137
Sheffield median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -26.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £19,250 £19,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £53,500 £56,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.84% -12.06%

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 149 169 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 15.94% 18.09% 23.52%
Number of salaries quoted 124 140 235
Sheffield median annual salary £37,500 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.06% -1.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £19,650 £20,638 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £60,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +4.17%

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 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 53 (59.55%) Microsoft
2 44 (49.44%) Windows Server
3 38 (42.70%) Active Directory
4 30 (33.71%) Microsoft Office
5 27 (30.34%) Problem-Solving
6 25 (28.09%) Linux
6 25 (28.09%) DNS
7 22 (24.72%) Degree
7 22 (24.72%) Office 365
7 22 (24.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (23.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (22.47%) SQL
10 17 (19.10%) Windows 7
11 16 (17.98%) VMware
11 16 (17.98%) SQL Server
11 16 (17.98%) SLA
11 16 (17.98%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (17.98%) Windows 10
12 15 (16.85%) Windows 8
12 15 (16.85%) MCSA
13 14 (15.73%) MS Exchange
14 13 (14.61%) HTTP
14 13 (14.61%) SCCM
15 12 (13.48%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (13.48%) SMTP
15 12 (13.48%) DHCP
15 12 (13.48%) JavaScript
16 11 (12.36%) TCP/IP
16 11 (12.36%) Cisco
16 11 (12.36%) SAN

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 14 (15.73%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.36%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (10.11%) Apache
3 9 (10.11%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.62%) Skype for Business
5 4 (4.49%) IIS
5 4 (4.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (3.37%) Confluence
7 1 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (33.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (24.72%) Office 365
2 12 (13.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (5.62%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (5.62%) SaaS
4 5 (5.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (3.37%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (3.37%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (3.37%) Serverless
6 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (28.09%) DNS
2 13 (14.61%) HTTP
3 12 (13.48%) DHCP
3 12 (13.48%) SMTP
4 11 (12.36%) SAN
4 11 (12.36%) TCP/IP
5 9 (10.11%) Firewall
5 9 (10.11%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (7.87%) VPN
7 6 (6.74%) FTP
7 6 (6.74%) LAN
7 6 (6.74%) SSH
7 6 (6.74%) WAN
8 2 (2.25%) Network Security
8 2 (2.25%) VoIP
9 1 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.12%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (1.12%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.12%) SMS
9 1 (1.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.99%) MySQL
3 6 (6.74%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (8.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.62%) JIRA
3 4 (4.49%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.37%) GitLab
4 3 (3.37%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.37%) SonarQube
4 3 (3.37%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.25%) AppScan
5 2 (2.25%) Selenium
5 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.12%) Ant
6 1 (1.12%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.12%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.12%) JMeter
6 1 (1.12%) Maven
6 1 (1.12%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.12%) Subversion
6 1 (1.12%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.12%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (8.99%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.87%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.74%) Marketing
4 5 (5.62%) Finance
5 2 (2.25%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.25%) Automotive
5 2 (2.25%) French Language
5 2 (2.25%) German Language
5 2 (2.25%) Retail
6 1 (1.12%) Electronics
6 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (30.34%) Support Engineer
2 14 (15.73%) IT Engineer
3 12 (13.48%) IT Support
4 10 (11.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (10.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (10.11%) IT Support Engineer
6 8 (8.99%) Analyst
6 8 (8.99%) Developer
7 6 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Applications Support
7 6 (6.74%) Azure DevOps
7 6 (6.74%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Azure Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Manufacturing Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Senior IT Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Senior IT Support
7 6 (6.74%) Senior Support Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Applications Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.11%) Web Services
2 6 (6.74%) .NET
2 6 (6.74%) HTML
2 6 (6.74%) SAML
3 3 (3.37%) CSS
3 3 (3.37%) OpenGL
3 3 (3.37%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (2.25%) MFC
5 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.12%) JSON
5 1 (1.12%) LDAP
5 1 (1.12%) Qt
5 1 (1.12%) SOAP
5 1 (1.12%) WinForms
5 1 (1.12%) WPF
5 1 (1.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.74%) Client/Server
2 6 (6.74%) Learning Management System
3 3 (3.37%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (2.25%) Clustering
4 2 (2.25%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.12%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.12%) 3D Printing
5 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.12%) CMDB
5 1 (1.12%) EPoS
5 1 (1.12%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.12%) iPhone
5 1 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 44 (49.44%) Windows Server
2 25 (28.09%) Linux
3 22 (24.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (23.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (19.10%) Windows 7
6 16 (17.98%) Windows 10
7 15 (16.85%) Windows 8
8 5 (5.62%) Mac OS
9 4 (4.49%) CentOS
10 3 (3.37%) Android
10 3 (3.37%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.34%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (12.36%) Configuration Management
2 11 (12.36%) DevOps
3 8 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (7.87%) ERP
4 7 (7.87%) ITIL
5 6 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (6.74%) Logistics
5 6 (6.74%) Open Source
6 5 (5.62%) High Availability
6 5 (5.62%) SDLC
6 5 (5.62%) Service Management
7 4 (4.49%) Coaching
7 4 (4.49%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.49%) Performance Management
7 4 (4.49%) Project Planning
7 4 (4.49%) Software Engineering
8 3 (3.37%) Analytics
8 3 (3.37%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (3.37%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.47%) SQL
2 12 (13.48%) JavaScript
3 11 (12.36%) PowerShell
4 10 (11.24%) Java
5 9 (10.11%) C#
6 7 (7.87%) C++
7 5 (5.62%) Python
8 4 (4.49%) Ruby
9 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.37%) C
9 3 (3.37%) GLSL
10 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.12%) Delphi
11 1 (1.12%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.12%) Fortran
11 1 (1.12%) Groovy
11 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.12%) VB
11 1 (1.12%) VC++
Qualifications
1 22 (24.72%) Degree
2 16 (17.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (16.85%) MCSA
4 6 (6.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (5.62%) MCSE
6 4 (4.49%) MCITP
6 4 (4.49%) MCTS
7 3 (3.37%) AWS Certification
7 3 (3.37%) CISA
7 3 (3.37%) CISM
7 3 (3.37%) CISSP
8 2 (2.25%) CCNA
8 2 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.25%) PhD
9 1 (1.12%) ISEB
9 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.12%) MCDST
9 1 (1.12%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.98%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) HL7
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 38 (42.70%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.11%) Hyper-V
2 9 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.37%) Docker
4 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (14.61%) SCCM
2 10 (11.24%) Backup Exec
2 10 (11.24%) SCOM
3 6 (6.74%) Nagios
3 6 (6.74%) Single Sign-On
3 6 (6.74%) WSUS
4 5 (5.62%) SCVMM
5 4 (4.49%) Ansible
5 4 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.37%) Kubernetes
6 3 (3.37%) Nessus
6 3 (3.37%) Puppet
6 3 (3.37%) Terraform
7 2 (2.25%) HP Fortify
7 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.12%) HP ALM
8 1 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.12%) Opsview
8 1 (1.12%) Prometheus
8 1 (1.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 53 (59.55%) Microsoft
2 16 (17.98%) VMware
3 11 (12.36%) Cisco
4 10 (11.24%) Veeam
5 8 (8.99%) Oracle
6 7 (7.87%) Citrix
7 6 (6.74%) Kaspersky
7 6 (6.74%) MobileIron
8 5 (5.62%) CommVault
8 5 (5.62%) Red Hat
8 5 (5.62%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.37%) IBM
9 3 (3.37%) Sophos
10 2 (2.25%) EMC
10 2 (2.25%) HP
10 2 (2.25%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (1.12%) Apple
11 1 (1.12%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.12%) Fortinet