Period
to 3 August 2020

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 3 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 43 55 28
Rank change year-on-year +12 -27 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 114 282 481
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.82% 4.83% 7.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.07% 19.75% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 78 268 393
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -15.79% +11.76%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £25,850
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,875 £66,250
South East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +0.67%

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 541 1,428 1,734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.88% 24.47% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 446 1,242 1,430
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Berkshire

Windows Server
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Windows Server in Berkshire

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server in Berkshire over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

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 3 August 2020. 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 -19 33 £33,000 -8.33% 10
Bracknell -3 18 £65,000 +52.94% 2
Slough +22 11 £41,250 +13.79% 2
Maidenhead +41 8 £42,500 +6.25%
Newbury +27 3 £44,500 +4.71% 1
Thatcham - 3 £52,500 -
Wokingham +16 2 £47,500 -20.83%
Ascot - 1 £30,000 -
Windows Server
South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, 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.

1 114 (100.00%) Windows
2 78 (68.42%) Active Directory
3 66 (57.89%) Microsoft
4 65 (57.02%) VMware
5 55 (48.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 47 (41.23%) Windows Server 2016
7 42 (36.84%) Hyper-V
8 40 (35.09%) SCCM
9 38 (33.33%) DHCP
10 37 (32.46%) DNS
10 37 (32.46%) Security Cleared
11 36 (31.58%) Office 365
12 33 (28.95%) Data Centre
13 32 (28.07%) Azure
14 30 (26.32%) DV Cleared
14 30 (26.32%) SCOM
14 30 (26.32%) Citrix
14 30 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
15 29 (25.44%) HP
15 29 (25.44%) Linux
15 29 (25.44%) Windows Server 2008
16 27 (23.68%) Disaster Recovery
16 27 (23.68%) Firewall
17 26 (22.81%) Symantec
17 26 (22.81%) Storage Management
18 25 (21.93%) Validation
18 25 (21.93%) WSUS
19 24 (21.05%) EMC NetWorker
19 24 (21.05%) SCVMM
19 24 (21.05%) NetBackup

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 15 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.02%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.51%) IIS
4 2 (1.75%) CloudStack
4 2 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.75%) JBoss
4 2 (1.75%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.88%) Apache
5 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (8.77%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 36 (31.58%) Office 365
2 32 (28.07%) Azure
3 19 (16.67%) AWS
4 7 (6.14%) OneDrive
5 6 (5.26%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (5.26%) Power Automate
6 5 (4.39%) SaaS
7 3 (2.63%) PaaS
8 2 (1.75%) IaaS
9 1 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.88%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 38 (33.33%) DHCP
2 37 (32.46%) DNS
3 27 (23.68%) Firewall
4 17 (14.91%) LAN
5 14 (12.28%) WAN
6 10 (8.77%) TCP/IP
7 8 (7.02%) SAN
7 8 (7.02%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (6.14%) VoIP
9 5 (4.39%) iSCSI
9 5 (4.39%) NAS
9 5 (4.39%) Skype
9 5 (4.39%) VPN
9 5 (4.39%) Wireless
10 4 (3.51%) MPLS
11 3 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (1.75%) Network Security
12 2 (1.75%) VLAN
12 2 (1.75%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.63%) Big Data
2 3 (2.63%) MySQL
2 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2019
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Selenium
General
1 23 (20.18%) Finance
2 9 (7.89%) Back Office
3 4 (3.51%) Local Government
3 4 (3.51%) Military
4 3 (2.63%) Advertising
5 2 (1.75%) Automotive
6 1 (0.88%) Front Office
6 1 (0.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (23.68%) Server Engineer
2 12 (10.53%) Architect
2 12 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 10 (8.77%) Consultant
4 9 (7.89%) Analyst
4 9 (7.89%) IT Engineer
5 7 (6.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (6.14%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (5.26%) IT Support
6 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Consultant
7 5 (4.39%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.39%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (3.51%) ICT Support
8 4 (3.51%) IT Manager
8 4 (3.51%) Network Support
9 3 (2.63%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (2.63%) Senior IT Engineer
9 3 (2.63%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.63%) LAMP
2 2 (1.75%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (1.75%) HTML
2 2 (1.75%) XML
3 1 (0.88%) .NET
3 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (28.95%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.02%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.39%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.51%) Clustering
5 4 (3.51%) Fibre Optics
6 3 (2.63%) Blog
6 3 (2.63%) BYOD
6 3 (2.63%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.75%) AS400
7 2 (1.75%) iSeries
7 2 (1.75%) PKI
7 2 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.88%) CCTV
8 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.88%) Replication
8 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 114 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (41.23%) Windows Server 2016
3 30 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (25.44%) Linux
4 29 (25.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (15.79%) Windows 10
7 12 (10.53%) Windows Server 2019
8 10 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (7.89%) Windows 7
10 8 (7.02%) Unix
11 4 (3.51%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.63%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.88%) Android
13 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.88%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.68%) Disaster Recovery
2 26 (22.81%) Storage Management
3 25 (21.93%) Validation
4 24 (21.05%) Performance Monitoring
4 24 (21.05%) Proactive Management
4 24 (21.05%) Server Management
5 14 (12.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 13 (11.40%) ITIL
7 10 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (7.02%) Analytics
9 8 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (7.02%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (7.02%) IT Strategy
10 6 (5.26%) Computer Science
11 5 (4.39%) Data Analytics
11 5 (4.39%) Information Security
12 4 (3.51%) Business Continuity
12 4 (3.51%) Migration
12 4 (3.51%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.53%) SQL
2 6 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.63%) Java
4 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.88%) C
5 1 (0.88%) Perl
5 1 (0.88%) Python
5 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (32.46%) Security Cleared
2 30 (26.32%) DV Cleared
3 12 (10.53%) Degree
4 7 (6.14%) SC Cleared
5 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.88%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.26%) NCSC
2 3 (2.63%) QA
2 3 (2.63%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) GDPR
3 1 (0.88%) NIST
3 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 78 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 55 (48.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (36.84%) Hyper-V
4 10 (8.77%) vSphere
5 8 (7.02%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (6.14%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (2.63%) BitLocker
7 3 (2.63%) KVM
8 2 (1.75%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 2 (1.75%) vCloud
9 1 (0.88%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 40 (35.09%) SCCM
2 30 (26.32%) SCOM
3 25 (21.93%) WSUS
4 24 (21.05%) EMC NetWorker
4 24 (21.05%) NetBackup
4 24 (21.05%) SCVMM
5 4 (3.51%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.75%) Kibana
7 2 (1.75%) logstash
7 2 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.75%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.75%) vRealize
8 1 (0.88%) Ansible
8 1 (0.88%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.88%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.88%) vMotion
Vendors
1 66 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 65 (57.02%) VMware
3 30 (26.32%) Citrix
4 29 (25.44%) HP
5 26 (22.81%) Symantec
6 24 (21.05%) EMC
7 22 (19.30%) Cisco
8 14 (12.28%) Red Hat
9 6 (5.26%) NetApp
9 6 (5.26%) Veeam
10 5 (4.39%) CheckPoint
10 5 (4.39%) Meraki
10 5 (4.39%) Nimble Storage
10 5 (4.39%) Palo Alto
10 5 (4.39%) Synology
11 3 (2.63%) Apple
11 3 (2.63%) Oracle
12 2 (1.75%) Splunk
13 1 (0.88%) F5
13 1 (0.88%) Google