Period
to 14 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Windows Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server over the 6 months to 14 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 32 48
Rank change year-on-year -36 +16 -20
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 232 424 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.11% 6.69% 5.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.03% 26.68% 19.17%
Number of salaries quoted 198 336 282
Berkshire median annual salary £39,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.22% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £21,525
90th Percentile £62,875 £62,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%

Windows Server 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 Berkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,287 1,589 1,706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.78% 25.07% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,073 1,315 1,427
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -5.26%
10th Percentile £27,850 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.66% -3.53%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Windows Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Berkshire

Windows Server
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Windows Server in Berkshire

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Berkshire over the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Berkshire

Windows Server
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 14 October 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
Reading +3 133 £38,000 +5.08% 21
Slough -8 21 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Bracknell -36 19 £62,500 +28.87% 8
Maidenhead -35 15 £35,000 -34.88% 2
Newbury +14 12 £42,500 +70.00% 3
Wokingham -13 8 £60,000 +71.43% 6
Ascot - 4 £38,327 - 4
Windsor +15 2 £32,250 -2.27% 3
Windows Server
South East

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, IT jobs citing Windows Server 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 232 (100.00%) Windows
2 112 (48.28%) Active Directory
3 110 (47.41%) Microsoft
4 106 (45.69%) VMware
5 96 (41.38%) Azure
5 96 (41.38%) Office 365
6 91 (39.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 79 (34.05%) Hyper-V
8 73 (31.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 68 (29.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 65 (28.02%) Linux
11 59 (25.43%) SQL Server
11 59 (25.43%) DHCP
11 59 (25.43%) DNS
12 56 (24.14%) SQL
13 48 (20.69%) Firewall
14 45 (19.40%) Microsoft Office
14 45 (19.40%) PowerShell
14 45 (19.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 41 (17.67%) ITIL
15 41 (17.67%) MS Exchange
16 37 (15.95%) Windows Server 2003
17 36 (15.52%) Cisco
18 34 (14.66%) Citrix
19 31 (13.36%) SCCM
20 29 (12.50%) TCP/IP
20 29 (12.50%) VoIP
20 29 (12.50%) IIS
21 28 (12.07%) VPN
21 28 (12.07%) Internet

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 41 (17.67%) MS Exchange
2 29 (12.50%) IIS
3 20 (8.62%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.02%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (3.02%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (3.02%) Skype for Business
4 7 (3.02%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.59%) Apache
6 3 (1.29%) Confluence
6 3 (1.29%) nginx
7 2 (0.86%) IBM Connections
7 2 (0.86%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.86%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.86%) JBoss
7 2 (0.86%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.86%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 45 (19.40%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (6.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.43%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 96 (41.38%) Azure
1 96 (41.38%) Office 365
2 28 (12.07%) AWS
3 6 (2.59%) Azure Stack
3 6 (2.59%) GitHub
3 6 (2.59%) SaaS
4 4 (1.72%) IaaS
4 4 (1.72%) PaaS
5 3 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.29%) GCP
6 2 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.86%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (0.86%) IBM SmartCloud
6 2 (0.86%) Power Platform
6 2 (0.86%) Serverless
6 2 (0.86%) Yammer
7 1 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (25.43%) DHCP
1 59 (25.43%) DNS
2 48 (20.69%) Firewall
3 29 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 29 (12.50%) VoIP
4 28 (12.07%) Internet
4 28 (12.07%) VPN
5 26 (11.21%) SAN
6 18 (7.76%) LAN
7 17 (7.33%) WAN
8 15 (6.47%) NAS
9 11 (4.74%) SMTP
10 7 (3.02%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (3.02%) Skype
10 7 (3.02%) SSL
11 6 (2.59%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (2.16%) iSCSI
13 4 (1.72%) VLAN
14 3 (1.29%) SNMP
14 3 (1.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (25.43%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.59%) MySQL
3 6 (2.59%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.72%) Big Data
5 3 (1.29%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.86%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.86%) OLAP
6 2 (0.86%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.86%) Power BI
6 2 (0.86%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.43%) HBase
Development Applications
1 11 (4.74%) Jenkins
2 10 (4.31%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (2.59%) Bitbucket
5 4 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (1.29%) JIRA
7 2 (0.86%) Subversion
7 2 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 11 (4.74%) Law
1 11 (4.74%) Legal
2 9 (3.88%) Banking
2 9 (3.88%) Retail
3 6 (2.59%) Finance
4 5 (2.16%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.72%) Marketing
6 3 (1.29%) Games
6 3 (1.29%) Publishing
7 2 (0.86%) Electronics
7 2 (0.86%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.43%) German Language
8 1 (0.43%) Military
8 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (16.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 38 (16.38%) IT Engineer
3 33 (14.22%) Support Engineer
4 25 (10.78%) Administrator
5 23 (9.91%) Applications Support
6 22 (9.48%) Systems Administrator
7 21 (9.05%) 2nd Line Support
8 20 (8.62%) Analyst
9 19 (8.19%) Support Analyst
10 18 (7.76%) Server Engineer
11 16 (6.90%) Consultant
12 15 (6.47%) IT Support
13 14 (6.03%) Azure Engineer
13 14 (6.03%) Cloud Engineer
14 13 (5.60%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
15 11 (4.74%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 11 (4.74%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 11 (4.74%) Applications Support Analyst
15 11 (4.74%) DevOps Engineer
15 11 (4.74%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.17%) .NET
2 11 (4.74%) Web Services
3 10 (4.31%) HTML
4 9 (3.88%) LDAP
5 8 (3.45%) ASP.NET
6 6 (2.59%) CSS
6 6 (2.59%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (2.16%) Ajax
7 5 (2.16%) SAP Basis
8 4 (1.72%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.72%) Entity Framework
8 4 (1.72%) HTML5
8 4 (1.72%) REST
9 3 (1.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (1.29%) Middleware
9 3 (1.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 2 (0.86%) JSON
10 2 (0.86%) MAPI
10 2 (0.86%) MDX
10 2 (0.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.76%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.74%) Clustering
4 10 (4.31%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (3.02%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.59%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.16%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.72%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.72%) NHS
9 3 (1.29%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.29%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.29%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.86%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.86%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.86%) Replication
10 2 (0.86%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.43%) EPoS
11 1 (0.43%) HoloLens
11 1 (0.43%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 232 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (31.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 68 (29.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 65 (28.02%) Linux
5 37 (15.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (9.91%) Windows 10
7 22 (9.48%) Windows 7
8 13 (5.60%) Windows 8
9 11 (4.74%) Unix
10 4 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.29%) CentOS
11 3 (1.29%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (19.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 41 (17.67%) ITIL
3 28 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (10.78%) DevOps
5 24 (10.34%) Performance Monitoring
6 17 (7.33%) Migration
6 17 (7.33%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (7.33%) Validation
7 16 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 16 (6.90%) Server Management
8 15 (6.47%) Fintech
9 13 (5.60%) Mentoring
9 13 (5.60%) Proactive Management
9 13 (5.60%) Storage Management
10 11 (4.74%) Business Analysis
10 11 (4.74%) Configuration Management
10 11 (4.74%) Infrastructure as Code
11 9 (3.88%) Analytics
11 9 (3.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 56 (24.14%) SQL
2 45 (19.40%) PowerShell
3 18 (7.76%) T-SQL
4 17 (7.33%) Python
5 13 (5.60%) Bash Shell
5 13 (5.60%) Ruby
6 11 (4.74%) Java
7 9 (3.88%) C#
8 8 (3.45%) JavaScript
9 7 (3.02%) Perl
10 6 (2.59%) C
11 5 (2.16%) ABAP
11 5 (2.16%) Go
12 3 (1.29%) VBScript
13 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (12.07%) Security Cleared
2 20 (8.62%) Degree
3 16 (6.90%) DV Cleared
4 11 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (4.74%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.45%) MCSE
6 5 (2.16%) CCNA
6 5 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.86%) CCNP
8 2 (0.86%) MCP
8 2 (0.86%) MCSA
9 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.60%) SLA
2 4 (1.72%) GDPR
3 2 (0.86%) QA
4 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.43%) PMO
System Software
1 112 (48.28%) Active Directory
2 91 (39.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (34.05%) Hyper-V
4 23 (9.91%) Docker
5 15 (6.47%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (4.31%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.59%) NFS
7 6 (2.59%) vSphere
8 4 (1.72%) XenApp
9 3 (1.29%) Firmware
9 3 (1.29%) iptables
9 3 (1.29%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (1.29%) VirtualBox
9 3 (1.29%) Xen
10 2 (0.86%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.86%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.86%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.43%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.43%) HDFS
11 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 31 (13.36%) SCCM
2 22 (9.48%) SCOM
3 20 (8.62%) Kubernetes
4 17 (7.33%) Puppet
5 16 (6.90%) Ansible
5 16 (6.90%) WSUS
6 15 (6.47%) SCVMM
7 13 (5.60%) EMC NetWorker
7 13 (5.60%) NetBackup
8 12 (5.17%) Terraform
9 10 (4.31%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (2.59%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (2.59%) Nagios
10 6 (2.59%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (2.16%) HP Data Protector
11 5 (2.16%) Kibana
11 5 (2.16%) vCenter Server
12 4 (1.72%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 110 (47.41%) Microsoft
2 106 (45.69%) VMware
3 36 (15.52%) Cisco
4 34 (14.66%) Citrix
5 24 (10.34%) HP
6 17 (7.33%) Oracle
6 17 (7.33%) Symantec
7 14 (6.03%) EMC
8 12 (5.17%) Atlassian
9 9 (3.88%) Veeam
10 6 (2.59%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.59%) SAP
11 5 (2.16%) SonicWALL
12 4 (1.72%) Dell
12 4 (1.72%) F5
13 3 (1.29%) Aruba
13 3 (1.29%) Forcepoint
13 3 (1.29%) Google
13 3 (1.29%) IBM
13 3 (1.29%) SolarWinds