Period
to 26 June 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 26 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 31 34
Rank change year-on-year -17 +3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 298 477 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.17% 7.04% 6.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.74% 27.09% 22.20%
Number of salaries quoted 279 375 400
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £59,500 £66,250 £63,875
South East median annual salary £37,500 £35,577 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.41% -5.13% -

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 1,437 1,761 1,955
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 24.94% 26.00% 29.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,254 1,451 1,644
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,133
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.87% +1.52%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +16 166 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Bracknell -10 54 £41,250 - 2
Maidenhead -40 23 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Slough -22 12 £39,000 -13.33% 2
Wokingham -23 12 £62,000 +24.00%
Newbury -12 10 £33,750 -23.30% 2
Crowthorne - 2 £27,500 -
Windows Server
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 296 (99.33%) Windows
2 166 (55.70%) Active Directory
3 138 (46.31%) Microsoft
4 117 (39.26%) VMware
5 116 (38.93%) Office 365
6 115 (38.59%) Microsoft Azure
7 102 (34.23%) Hyper-V
8 87 (29.19%) Linux
9 81 (27.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 76 (25.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 74 (24.83%) DHCP
12 73 (24.50%) SQL
13 71 (23.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 69 (23.15%) DNS
15 67 (22.48%) ITIL
16 66 (22.15%) Windows Server 2008
17 59 (19.80%) IIS
18 57 (19.13%) PowerShell
19 55 (18.46%) Firewall
20 52 (17.45%) Microsoft Office
20 52 (17.45%) VPN
21 51 (17.11%) SQL Server
21 51 (17.11%) Problem-Solving
22 45 (15.10%) Cisco
23 43 (14.43%) TCP/IP
24 41 (13.76%) Amazon AWS
25 40 (13.42%) DevOps
25 40 (13.42%) MS Exchange
26 39 (13.09%) Data Centre
27 38 (12.75%) SCCM

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 59 (19.80%) IIS
2 40 (13.42%) MS Exchange
3 21 (7.05%) SharePoint
4 13 (4.36%) Skype for Business
5 10 (3.36%) Apache
6 9 (3.02%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.68%) nginx
7 8 (2.68%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.01%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.67%) IBM Connections
11 2 (0.67%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.67%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.34%) WildFly
Applications
1 52 (17.45%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (4.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (3.02%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 7 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 116 (38.93%) Office 365
2 115 (38.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (13.76%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (10.74%) SaaS
5 15 (5.03%) IaaS
6 13 (4.36%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (3.36%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (3.36%) PaaS
8 2 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.67%) Datadog
8 2 (0.67%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.67%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.34%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 74 (24.83%) DHCP
2 69 (23.15%) DNS
3 55 (18.46%) Firewall
4 52 (17.45%) VPN
5 43 (14.43%) TCP/IP
6 33 (11.07%) LAN
7 29 (9.73%) Internet
8 23 (7.72%) WAN
9 19 (6.38%) BIG-IP
10 17 (5.70%) IP Telephony
10 17 (5.70%) Remote Desktop
11 16 (5.37%) Skype
12 13 (4.36%) VoIP
13 11 (3.69%) SAN
14 9 (3.02%) Network Security
15 8 (2.68%) SMTP
15 8 (2.68%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (2.35%) SSL
16 7 (2.35%) VLAN
16 7 (2.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.05%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.68%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.01%) DB2
4 6 (2.01%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.01%) Big Data
7 2 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.67%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.67%) HBase
7 2 (0.67%) OLAP
7 2 (0.67%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (5.37%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.01%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.34%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.67%) Travis CI
5 2 (0.67%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.34%) Protractor
6 1 (0.34%) Subversion
General
1 18 (6.04%) Electronics
2 16 (5.37%) Law
2 16 (5.37%) Retail
3 15 (5.03%) Legal
4 7 (2.35%) German Language
4 7 (2.35%) Spanish Language
5 5 (1.68%) Finance
6 4 (1.34%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.01%) Publishing
7 3 (1.01%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.67%) Banking
8 2 (0.67%) Marketing
8 2 (0.67%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (0.67%) Swedish Language
9 1 (0.34%) Advertising
9 1 (0.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 69 (23.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 49 (16.44%) Support Engineer
3 39 (13.09%) IT Engineer
4 29 (9.73%) Analyst
5 25 (8.39%) Administrator
5 25 (8.39%) Technical Support
6 24 (8.05%) 2nd Line Support
6 24 (8.05%) Systems Administrator
7 22 (7.38%) Consultant
7 22 (7.38%) IT Support
8 20 (6.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 20 (6.71%) Support Analyst
9 18 (6.04%) Applications Support
9 18 (6.04%) IT Support Engineer
10 15 (5.03%) Systems Engineer
11 14 (4.70%) 1st Line Support
11 14 (4.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 14 (4.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 14 (4.70%) Senior Technician
12 13 (4.36%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.06%) Web Services
2 15 (5.03%) .NET
3 14 (4.70%) ASP.NET
4 12 (4.03%) HTML
5 11 (3.69%) CSS
6 8 (2.68%) Ajax
6 8 (2.68%) LDAP
7 7 (2.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (2.35%) Elastic Stack
7 7 (2.35%) REST
7 7 (2.35%) XML
8 6 (2.01%) SOAP
9 5 (1.68%) J2EE
10 3 (1.01%) 802.1X
11 2 (0.67%) JSON
11 2 (0.67%) MDX
12 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (0.34%) HTML5
12 1 (0.34%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.09%) Data Centre
2 14 (4.70%) Public Cloud
3 12 (4.03%) EPoS
4 11 (3.69%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (3.02%) Clustering
6 6 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.34%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.01%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.01%) e-Health
8 3 (1.01%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.01%) Replication
8 3 (1.01%) User Experience
9 2 (0.67%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.67%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.67%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.34%) CCTV
10 1 (0.34%) NHS
10 1 (0.34%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 296 (99.33%) Windows
2 87 (29.19%) Linux
3 76 (25.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 66 (22.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (11.74%) Windows 10
6 32 (10.74%) Windows 7
7 31 (10.40%) Unix
8 26 (8.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (4.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (4.70%) Windows 8
10 8 (2.68%) VMS
11 5 (1.68%) CentOS
12 3 (1.01%) Android
12 3 (1.01%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.67%) AIX
13 2 (0.67%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.67%) DC/OS
13 2 (0.67%) HPUX
13 2 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (23.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 67 (22.48%) ITIL
3 51 (17.11%) Problem-Solving
4 40 (13.42%) DevOps
5 29 (9.73%) Project Management
6 26 (8.72%) Decision-Making
6 26 (8.72%) Time Management
7 25 (8.39%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (8.39%) Migration
8 24 (8.05%) Presales
9 22 (7.38%) Business Continuity
10 21 (7.05%) Load Balancing
11 19 (6.38%) Mentoring
12 18 (6.04%) PRINCE2
13 17 (5.70%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (5.70%) High Availability
14 16 (5.37%) Product Management
15 15 (5.03%) CRM
16 13 (4.36%) Business Analysis
16 13 (4.36%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 73 (24.50%) SQL
2 57 (19.13%) PowerShell
3 34 (11.41%) Python
4 23 (7.72%) JavaScript
5 21 (7.05%) Ruby
6 19 (6.38%) T-SQL
7 16 (5.37%) Bash Shell
8 15 (5.03%) Java
9 11 (3.69%) C#
10 9 (3.02%) C
10 9 (3.02%) Perl
11 8 (2.68%) Go
12 5 (1.68%) C++
12 5 (1.68%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.67%) PHP
14 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (9.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (9.40%) Degree
2 28 (9.40%) Security Cleared
3 27 (9.06%) MCSE
4 23 (7.72%) SC Cleared
5 21 (7.05%) MCSA
6 12 (4.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (3.36%) CCNA
7 10 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.68%) CCNP
9 5 (1.68%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.01%) CCIE
10 3 (1.01%) JNCIA
10 3 (1.01%) JNCIS
11 2 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.34%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.34%) CNE
12 1 (0.34%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.39%) SLA
2 21 (7.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (6.71%) PMO
4 17 (5.70%) Cyber Essentials
4 17 (5.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 6 (2.01%) GAMP
6 4 (1.34%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.67%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.67%) GDPR
7 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 166 (55.70%) Active Directory
2 102 (34.23%) Hyper-V
3 81 (27.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (8.72%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (6.71%) Docker
6 17 (5.70%) Firmware
7 12 (4.03%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (3.69%) VirtualBox
9 8 (2.68%) iptables
9 8 (2.68%) Xen
10 5 (1.68%) vSphere
11 4 (1.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (1.34%) NFS
11 4 (1.34%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.67%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.67%) HDFS
12 2 (0.67%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.34%) KVM
13 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 38 (12.75%) SCCM
2 25 (8.39%) SCVMM
3 19 (6.38%) Nagios
4 17 (5.70%) Puppet
5 16 (5.37%) Kubernetes
6 13 (4.36%) SCOM
7 10 (3.36%) WSUS
8 8 (2.68%) Ansible
8 8 (2.68%) Graphite
8 8 (2.68%) Kibana
8 8 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (2.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 8 (2.68%) ZABBIX
9 7 (2.35%) Terraform
10 5 (1.68%) Capistrano
10 5 (1.68%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (1.68%) NetBackup
10 5 (1.68%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (1.34%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (1.01%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 138 (46.31%) Microsoft
2 117 (39.26%) VMware
3 45 (15.10%) Cisco
4 25 (8.39%) F5
4 25 (8.39%) HP
5 24 (8.05%) Citrix
6 23 (7.72%) Oracle
7 20 (6.71%) Aruba
8 18 (6.04%) Mitel
9 15 (5.03%) Red Hat
10 11 (3.69%) SolarWinds
11 10 (3.36%) Google
11 10 (3.36%) Riverbed
11 10 (3.36%) Symantec
12 8 (2.68%) Centreon
12 8 (2.68%) Juniper
12 8 (2.68%) SonicWALL
12 8 (2.68%) Veeam
13 7 (2.35%) New Relic
14 5 (1.68%) Informatica