Period
to 22 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 22 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 16 25
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9 -16
Permanent jobs citing Windows 126 137 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 12.30% 10.82% 8.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.26% 58.30% 39.57%
Number of salaries quoted 106 101 108
South Yorkshire median annual salary £30,000 £34,125 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.09% +5.00% +18.18%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,250 £19,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £55,000 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £36,176 £33,750
% change year-on-year -3.25% +7.19% -3.57%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 228 235 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 22.27% 18.56% 20.90%
Number of salaries quoted 195 165 230
South Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £23,600 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,600 £59,500 £57,625
Yorkshire median annual salary £39,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -0.63% +6.67% +2.74%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in South Yorkshire

Windows
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Windows in South Yorkshire

Windows
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows in South Yorkshire

Windows
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -1 78 £31,000 -6.06% 26
Doncaster +1 23 £30,000 -12.09% 8
Rotherham +3 13 £26,500 -2.47% 1
Barnsley +6 3 £26,500 +6.00% 1
Mexborough - 2 £31,500 -
Windows
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 82 (65.08%) Windows Server
2 61 (48.41%) Microsoft
3 52 (41.27%) Active Directory
4 42 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 29 (23.02%) Office 365
6 28 (22.22%) VMware
7 26 (20.63%) Hyper-V
8 23 (18.25%) ITIL
9 22 (17.46%) SQL
9 22 (17.46%) Firewall
9 22 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (16.67%) Windows 10
11 20 (15.87%) DevOps
11 20 (15.87%) IIS
12 19 (15.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 18 (14.29%) Azure
14 17 (13.49%) Microsoft Office
14 17 (13.49%) DNS
14 17 (13.49%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (12.70%) Linux
15 16 (12.70%) PowerShell
16 15 (11.90%) HP
16 15 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
17 14 (11.11%) REST
17 14 (11.11%) Cisco
17 14 (11.11%) WAN
17 14 (11.11%) DHCP
17 14 (11.11%) C#
18 13 (10.32%) LAN
18 13 (10.32%) Citrix

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 20 (15.87%) IIS
2 8 (6.35%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.76%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.17%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.17%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.17%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.79%) Confluence
6 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.79%) JBoss
6 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (13.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 29 (23.02%) Office 365
2 18 (14.29%) Azure
3 13 (10.32%) AWS
4 3 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.59%) Google Play
6 1 (0.79%) GCP
6 1 (0.79%) IaaS
6 1 (0.79%) iPaaS
6 1 (0.79%) PaaS
6 1 (0.79%) SaaS
6 1 (0.79%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.46%) Firewall
2 17 (13.49%) DNS
3 14 (11.11%) DHCP
3 14 (11.11%) WAN
4 13 (10.32%) LAN
5 9 (7.14%) SAN
5 9 (7.14%) Wireless
6 5 (3.97%) Internet
6 5 (3.97%) VPN
7 4 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (3.17%) Skype
7 4 (3.17%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.59%) RFID
10 1 (0.79%) HTTP
10 1 (0.79%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.79%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.35%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.17%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.38%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.59%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.79%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (8.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (5.56%) Selenium
2 7 (5.56%) WebDriver
3 6 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.97%) LINQPad
5 4 (3.17%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.38%) GitLab
6 3 (2.38%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.59%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.59%) MSTest
7 2 (1.59%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.79%) AppScan
8 1 (0.79%) JIRA
General
1 11 (8.73%) Manufacturing
2 8 (6.35%) Finance
3 7 (5.56%) Banking
4 4 (3.17%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.59%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.59%) Automotive
6 1 (0.79%) Back Office
6 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.79%) Games
6 1 (0.79%) Legal
6 1 (0.79%) Military
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (19.05%) IT Support
1 24 (19.05%) Support Engineer
2 20 (15.87%) IT Engineer
3 16 (12.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 13 (10.32%) Analyst
5 13 (10.32%) IT Support Engineer
6 11 (8.73%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 10 (7.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 10 (7.94%) Platform Engineer
8 9 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 9 (7.14%) Support Analyst
9 7 (5.56%) Developer
9 7 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
9 7 (5.56%) Platform Integration Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) Support Technician
11 5 (3.97%) Field Engineer
11 5 (3.97%) IT Technician
11 5 (3.97%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.11%) REST
2 11 (8.73%) SOAP
2 11 (8.73%) XML
3 8 (6.35%) .NET
3 8 (6.35%) JSON
4 7 (5.56%) Spring
5 6 (4.76%) HTML
6 4 (3.17%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.17%) Web Services
7 3 (2.38%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (2.38%) Middleware
8 2 (1.59%) CSS
8 2 (1.59%) Java EE
8 2 (1.59%) WCF
9 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.79%) Ajax
9 1 (0.79%) DirectX
9 1 (0.79%) MFC
9 1 (0.79%) OpenGL
9 1 (0.79%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.73%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.17%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (3.17%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.38%) HP Storage
4 3 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.59%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.59%) Life Science
6 1 (0.79%) EPoS
6 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 82 (65.08%) Windows Server
2 21 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 17 (13.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (12.70%) Linux
5 11 (8.73%) Windows 7
6 10 (7.94%) Windows 8
7 9 (7.14%) Apple iOS
7 9 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (6.35%) Unix
9 5 (3.97%) Android
9 5 (3.97%) Windows XP
10 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.79%) CentOS
11 1 (0.79%) Debian
11 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.25%) ITIL
2 22 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (15.87%) DevOps
4 19 (15.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 15 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (8.73%) Information Security
6 11 (8.73%) Scrum
7 10 (7.94%) Mentoring
7 10 (7.94%) Test Automation
8 9 (7.14%) High Availability
8 9 (7.14%) IT Strategy
8 9 (7.14%) SDLC
9 8 (6.35%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (6.35%) Migration
9 8 (6.35%) Open Source
9 8 (6.35%) Software Testing
10 7 (5.56%) Defect Management
10 7 (5.56%) Process Improvement
10 7 (5.56%) Regression Testing
11 6 (4.76%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.46%) SQL
2 16 (12.70%) PowerShell
3 14 (11.11%) C#
4 7 (5.56%) Java
5 6 (4.76%) Python
6 4 (3.17%) Go
6 4 (3.17%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.17%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.17%) VB
7 3 (2.38%) C
7 3 (2.38%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.38%) Ruby
7 3 (2.38%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.59%) C++
8 2 (1.59%) Perl
9 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (8.73%) Degree
2 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.17%) MCSA
4 3 (2.38%) HND
4 3 (2.38%) MCSE
4 3 (2.38%) RHCE
4 3 (2.38%) RHCSA
5 2 (1.59%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.59%) CISA
5 2 (1.59%) CISM
5 2 (1.59%) CISSP
5 2 (1.59%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.79%) SANS
6 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (7.94%) QA
2 8 (6.35%) SLA
3 2 (1.59%) COBIT
3 2 (1.59%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 52 (41.27%) Active Directory
2 26 (20.63%) Hyper-V
3 12 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.56%) Docker
5 3 (2.38%) BitLocker
5 3 (2.38%) vSphere
6 2 (1.59%) XenApp
7 1 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (4.76%) Ansible
1 6 (4.76%) SCCM
2 5 (3.97%) SCOM
2 5 (3.97%) Terraform
3 4 (3.17%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.38%) Consul
4 3 (2.38%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (2.38%) Grafana
4 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (2.38%) Nagios
4 3 (2.38%) Opsview
4 3 (2.38%) Packer
4 3 (2.38%) Puppet
4 3 (2.38%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.79%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.79%) Mesos
6 1 (0.79%) Nessus
Vendors
1 61 (48.41%) Microsoft
2 28 (22.22%) VMware
3 15 (11.90%) HP
4 14 (11.11%) Cisco
5 13 (10.32%) Citrix
6 10 (7.94%) Dell
7 7 (5.56%) Veeam
8 6 (4.76%) Google
8 6 (4.76%) Oracle
9 4 (3.17%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.38%) arcserve
10 3 (2.38%) CA
10 3 (2.38%) CommVault
11 2 (1.59%) IBM
11 2 (1.59%) McAfee
11 2 (1.59%) NetApp
12 1 (0.79%) Apple
12 1 (0.79%) Infor
12 1 (0.79%) Lotus
12 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com