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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 25 12 14
Rank change year-on-year -13 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 40 83 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 8.64% 13.17% 14.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.79% 61.94% 63.53%
Number of salaries quoted 35 77 78
Median salary £27,500 £40,000 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.25% +30.08%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year -1.36% +2.81%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 73 134 170
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 15.77% 21.27% 22.43%
Number of salaries quoted 61 126 135
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Sheffield

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 76 (70.37%) Active Directory
2 70 (64.81%) Microsoft
3 58 (53.70%) Windows Server
4 47 (43.52%) VMware
5 41 (37.96%) SQL
6 36 (33.33%) ITIL
7 35 (32.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (31.48%) MS Office
9 33 (30.56%) Linux
10 30 (27.78%) SLA
11 29 (26.85%) Windows Server 2012
12 27 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 24 (22.22%) Unix
13 24 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 22 (20.37%) PowerShell
14 22 (20.37%) Microsoft Certification
14 22 (20.37%) MS Exchange
15 20 (18.52%) DNS
16 19 (17.59%) .NET
16 19 (17.59%) Oracle
16 19 (17.59%) Java
16 19 (17.59%) JavaScript
17 17 (15.74%) JBoss
17 17 (15.74%) WebLogic
17 17 (15.74%) IIS
17 17 (15.74%) MS Excel
17 17 (15.74%) Python
17 17 (15.74%) WebSphere
17 17 (15.74%) DevOps
18 16 (14.81%) Windows 7

Windows
Top Related 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 22 (20.37%) MS Exchange
2 17 (15.74%) IIS
2 17 (15.74%) JBoss
2 17 (15.74%) WebLogic
2 17 (15.74%) WebSphere
3 12 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 9 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (7.41%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (6.48%) Skype for Business
7 6 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (3.70%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (2.78%) CloudStack
9 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (2.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 34 (31.48%) MS Office
2 17 (15.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Dynamics GP
1 3 (2.78%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.11%) Office 365
2 7 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.52%) DNS
2 16 (14.81%) DHCP
3 15 (13.89%) Firewall
4 11 (10.19%) WAN
5 10 (9.26%) LAN
5 10 (9.26%) TCP/IP
6 9 (8.33%) SAN
7 6 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (4.63%) Internet
9 4 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (3.70%) NAS
10 3 (2.78%) LDAP
10 3 (2.78%) Skype
11 1 (0.93%) HTTP
11 1 (0.93%) MPLS
11 1 (0.93%) Network Security
11 1 (0.93%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 8 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.78%) MySQL
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (12.96%) Ant
1 14 (12.96%) Maven
2 9 (8.33%) Subversion
3 8 (7.41%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (2.78%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.78%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.85%) FogBugz
5 2 (1.85%) Selenium
6 1 (0.93%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.93%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.93%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.93%) JIRA
6 1 (0.93%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (7.41%) Finance
2 5 (4.63%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.78%) Electronics
5 2 (1.85%) Legal
5 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.93%) Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (21.30%) IT Support
2 22 (20.37%) Analyst
3 17 (15.74%) Service Analyst
3 17 (15.74%) Service Desk Analyst
4 14 (12.96%) Support Engineer
5 13 (12.04%) DevOps Engineer
6 12 (11.11%) IT Analyst
6 12 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
7 11 (10.19%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 11 (10.19%) 1st Line Support
7 11 (10.19%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 11 (10.19%) Administrator
7 11 (10.19%) IT Engineer
7 11 (10.19%) Service Desk Support
7 11 (10.19%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 7 (6.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) IT Support Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 7 (6.48%) Unix Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.59%) .NET
2 15 (13.89%) .NET Framework
3 13 (12.04%) HTML
4 12 (11.11%) CSS
5 9 (8.33%) XML
6 2 (1.85%) Web Services
7 1 (0.93%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.56%) Algorithms
2 6 (5.56%) Fintech
3 4 (3.70%) Biotechnology
3 4 (3.70%) Clustering
3 4 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.70%) EMC VNX
3 4 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.78%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.78%) Home Automation
4 3 (2.78%) Smartphone
4 3 (2.78%) User Experience
5 2 (1.85%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.85%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.85%) iSeries
5 2 (1.85%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.85%) PKI
5 2 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.93%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 58 (53.70%) Windows Server
2 35 (32.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (30.56%) Linux
4 29 (26.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (22.22%) Unix
5 24 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (14.81%) Windows 7
7 14 (12.96%) Windows 10
8 11 (10.19%) Windows 8
9 7 (6.48%) Solaris
10 4 (3.70%) Android
11 3 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.93%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.33%) ITIL
2 17 (15.74%) DevOps
3 14 (12.96%) Service Delivery
4 12 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (9.26%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 9 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 8 (7.41%) Load Balancing
7 8 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (6.48%) ERP
8 7 (6.48%) Scrum
8 7 (6.48%) Software Testing
9 6 (5.56%) Manual Testing
9 6 (5.56%) SDLC
10 5 (4.63%) Change Control
10 5 (4.63%) Functional Testing
10 5 (4.63%) High Availability
11 4 (3.70%) Configuration Management
11 4 (3.70%) Fault Analysis
11 4 (3.70%) Network Management
11 4 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (37.96%) SQL
2 22 (20.37%) PowerShell
3 19 (17.59%) Java
3 19 (17.59%) JavaScript
4 17 (15.74%) Python
5 14 (12.96%) BeanShell
5 14 (12.96%) Perl
5 14 (12.96%) PL/SQL
6 12 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 9 (8.33%) Bash Shell
8 8 (7.41%) C
8 8 (7.41%) COBOL
9 7 (6.48%) C#
10 3 (2.78%) Ruby
11 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (20.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (12.96%) MCSE
3 12 (11.11%) Degree
4 5 (4.63%) MCSA
5 3 (2.78%) CCNA
5 3 (2.78%) CISA
5 3 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.78%) CISM
5 3 (2.78%) CISSP
5 3 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (2.78%) MCITP
6 2 (1.85%) ISEB
6 2 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.85%) MCP
7 1 (0.93%) CEH
7 1 (0.93%) HND
7 1 (0.93%) OSCP
7 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (27.78%) SLA
2 9 (8.33%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 76 (70.37%) Active Directory
2 27 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.19%) vSphere
4 9 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 7 (6.48%) XenApp
6 4 (3.70%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.78%) Xen
7 3 (2.78%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (7.41%) SCCM
1 8 (7.41%) SCOM
2 4 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.70%) Puppet
3 3 (2.78%) Ansible
3 3 (2.78%) Cobbler
3 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (2.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (2.78%) Terraform
3 3 (2.78%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.93%) Nessus
Vendors
1 70 (64.81%) Microsoft
2 47 (43.52%) VMware
3 19 (17.59%) Oracle
4 11 (10.19%) Bomgar
4 11 (10.19%) Citrix
5 8 (7.41%) Cisco
6 4 (3.70%) Apple
6 4 (3.70%) EMC
6 4 (3.70%) SonicWALL
7 3 (2.78%) Avaya
7 3 (2.78%) EnterpriseDB
7 3 (2.78%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.78%) SAP
7 3 (2.78%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.85%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.93%) Genesys
9 1 (0.93%) IBM
9 1 (0.93%) NetApp
9 1 (0.93%) Veeam
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