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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 30 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
London > Central London
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 138 96 62
Rank change year-on-year -42 -34 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 183 214 330
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 2.07% 3.31% 4.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.03% 20.34% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 169 202 276
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £63,750
90th Percentile £77,750 £77,500 £77,500
London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -4.55% +10.00%

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 Central London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,404 1,052 1,647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 15.88% 16.26% 21.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,125 943 1,442
10th Percentile £32,880 £35,800 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £48,750 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £64,500
Median % change year-on-year - +0.78% +7.50%
75th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £97,500 £93,625
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
% change year-on-year - +6.12% +2.08%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Central London

Windows Server
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for Windows Server in Central London

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server in Central London over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Central London

Windows Server
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server within the Central London region over the 6 months to 30 June 2022. 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
Jobs
City of London -43 134 £47,500 -19.49% 54
West End of London 0 13 £62,000 +65.33% 1
Camden -4 9 £62,000 +125.45%
City of Westminster -7 4 £60,000 +47.24%
Kensington and Chelsea -2 3 £42,500 - 1
Lambeth - 2 £45,500 - 1
Windows Server
London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, 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 Central London region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 182 (99.45%) Windows
2 117 (63.93%) Microsoft 365
3 112 (61.20%) Active Directory
4 98 (53.55%) Microsoft
5 96 (52.46%) VMware
6 92 (50.27%) Azure
7 63 (34.43%) PowerShell
8 62 (33.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 57 (31.15%) DNS
10 55 (30.05%) Firewall
10 55 (30.05%) Windows 10
11 45 (24.59%) SCCM
12 42 (22.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 41 (22.40%) Social Skills
13 41 (22.40%) Windows Server 2012
14 40 (21.86%) DHCP
15 39 (21.31%) Linux
16 38 (20.77%) Windows Server 2016
17 37 (20.22%) Finance
18 36 (19.67%) SQL
19 32 (17.49%) Microsoft Intune
19 32 (17.49%) Azure Active Directory
20 30 (16.39%) SQL Server
21 28 (15.30%) AWS
22 27 (14.75%) Citrix
23 26 (14.21%) Cisco
23 26 (14.21%) MS Exchange
23 26 (14.21%) LAN
24 25 (13.66%) Patch Management
25 22 (12.02%) SharePoint

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 26 (14.21%) MS Exchange
2 22 (12.02%) SharePoint
3 15 (8.20%) IIS
4 3 (1.64%) Apache
4 3 (1.64%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.64%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.09%) JBoss
5 2 (1.09%) nginx
5 2 (1.09%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.55%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (10.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.09%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 117 (63.93%) Microsoft 365
2 92 (50.27%) Azure
3 32 (17.49%) Azure Active Directory
4 28 (15.30%) AWS
5 13 (7.10%) SaaS
6 10 (5.46%) OneDrive
7 7 (3.83%) Azure DevOps
7 7 (3.83%) PaaS
8 6 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (2.73%) Azure App Service
9 5 (2.73%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 5 (2.73%) Azure Key Vault
9 5 (2.73%) Azure Service Bus
9 5 (2.73%) Google Workspace
9 5 (2.73%) IaaS
10 4 (2.19%) Azure Sentinel
11 3 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (1.64%) GitHub
12 2 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (1.09%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 57 (31.15%) DNS
2 55 (30.05%) Firewall
3 40 (21.86%) DHCP
4 26 (14.21%) LAN
5 21 (11.48%) VPN
5 21 (11.48%) WAN
6 19 (10.38%) TCP/IP
7 15 (8.20%) SAN
8 13 (7.10%) Kerberos
9 10 (5.46%) Wireless
10 7 (3.83%) BGP
10 7 (3.83%) Network Security
10 7 (3.83%) WLAN
11 5 (2.73%) VLAN
12 4 (2.19%) Internet
12 4 (2.19%) VoIP
13 3 (1.64%) NAS
13 3 (1.64%) SMTP
13 3 (1.64%) Telnet
13 3 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.37%) Azure SQL Database
2 8 (4.37%) MySQL
3 6 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.73%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.09%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.09%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.09%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.55%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.55%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (5.46%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.83%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.73%) Subversion
4 3 (1.64%) JIRA
5 2 (1.09%) Chocolatey
5 2 (1.09%) GitLab
5 2 (1.09%) InstallShield
5 2 (1.09%) NUnit
5 2 (1.09%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.55%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (22.40%) Social Skills
2 37 (20.22%) Finance
3 18 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (8.20%) Law
5 14 (7.65%) Legal
6 6 (3.28%) Banking
6 6 (3.28%) Organisational Skills
7 4 (2.19%) Documentation Skills
8 3 (1.64%) Retail
9 2 (1.09%) Games
9 2 (1.09%) Marketing
9 2 (1.09%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (1.09%) Publishing
10 1 (0.55%) Back Office
10 1 (0.55%) Front Office
10 1 (0.55%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (0.55%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (18.03%) Analyst
2 31 (16.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 30 (16.39%) IT Engineer
4 20 (10.93%) Support Engineer
5 19 (10.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 18 (9.84%) Systems Engineer
7 14 (7.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 14 (7.65%) Desktop Support
8 12 (6.56%) IT Support
9 11 (6.01%) Administrator
9 11 (6.01%) Support Analyst
10 10 (5.46%) Azure Engineer
10 10 (5.46%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (4.92%) IT Analyst
11 9 (4.92%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (4.92%) Senior IT Engineer
12 8 (4.37%) 2nd Line Support
12 8 (4.37%) Architect
12 8 (4.37%) Support Team Leader
12 8 (4.37%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.65%) LDAP
2 6 (3.28%) .NET
3 4 (2.19%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.64%) HTML
5 2 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.09%) CSS
5 2 (1.09%) HTML5
5 2 (1.09%) jQuery
5 2 (1.09%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (1.09%) React
5 2 (1.09%) Software Packaging
5 2 (1.09%) Web Services
6 1 (0.55%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.55%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.55%) Azure Blueprints
6 1 (0.55%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.55%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.55%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.55%) Node.js
6 1 (0.55%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.01%) Hybrid Cloud
2 10 (5.46%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.37%) User Experience
4 7 (3.83%) Replication
5 3 (1.64%) Clustering
5 3 (1.64%) Life Science
5 3 (1.64%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.09%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.09%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.09%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.55%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.55%) Equities
7 1 (0.55%) NHS
7 1 (0.55%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 182 (99.45%) Windows
2 55 (30.05%) Windows 10
3 41 (22.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (21.31%) Linux
5 38 (20.77%) Windows Server 2016
6 17 (9.29%) Windows Server 2019
7 13 (7.10%) Unix
8 7 (3.83%) Mac OS X
9 5 (2.73%) Mac OS
9 5 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (2.19%) CentOS
10 4 (2.19%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.09%) VMS
12 1 (0.55%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (22.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 25 (13.66%) Patch Management
3 22 (12.02%) Change Management
3 22 (12.02%) ITIL
3 22 (12.02%) Migration
4 20 (10.93%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (8.74%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (7.65%) Agile
6 14 (7.65%) DevOps
7 13 (7.10%) Application Virtualisation
7 13 (7.10%) Computer Science
7 13 (7.10%) Push Notifications
8 12 (6.56%) CI/CD
9 11 (6.01%) Server Management
10 9 (4.92%) Change Control
10 9 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (4.92%) Mentoring
10 9 (4.92%) Service Delivery
10 9 (4.92%) Service Management
10 9 (4.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (34.43%) PowerShell
2 36 (19.67%) SQL
3 15 (8.20%) Python
4 13 (7.10%) Bash
5 4 (2.19%) C#
5 4 (2.19%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.19%) VBScript
6 2 (1.09%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.55%) C
7 1 (0.55%) C++
7 1 (0.55%) Groovy
7 1 (0.55%) Java
7 1 (0.55%) R
7 1 (0.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (7.65%) Degree
3 13 (7.10%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (6.01%) CCNA
5 10 (5.46%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (3.83%) MCSA
6 7 (3.83%) MCSE
7 6 (3.28%) A+ Certification
7 6 (3.28%) CISSP
8 5 (2.73%) SSCP
9 4 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.19%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.64%) DBS Check
10 3 (1.64%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.09%) CCA
11 2 (1.09%) CCNP
11 2 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.37%) SLA
2 6 (3.28%) QA
3 5 (2.73%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (2.73%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 5 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.19%) NIST
5 1 (0.55%) COBIT
5 1 (0.55%) GDPR
System Software
1 112 (61.20%) Active Directory
2 62 (33.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (9.29%) Hyper-V
4 12 (6.56%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (4.92%) vSphere
6 7 (3.83%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (3.83%) XenApp
7 6 (3.28%) XenDesktop
8 5 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (2.19%) Docker
10 3 (1.64%) Ceph
10 3 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.55%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.55%) Firmware
12 1 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 45 (24.59%) SCCM
2 32 (17.49%) Microsoft Intune
3 18 (9.84%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 14 (7.65%) Ansible
4 14 (7.65%) Terraform
5 8 (4.37%) vCenter Server
6 7 (3.83%) Puppet
6 7 (3.83%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (2.73%) Kubernetes
7 5 (2.73%) SCOM
8 3 (1.64%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.09%) AirWatch
9 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.09%) Rundeck
9 2 (1.09%) SCSM
9 2 (1.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (1.09%) WSUS
10 1 (0.55%) CASB
Vendors
1 98 (53.55%) Microsoft
2 96 (52.46%) VMware
3 27 (14.75%) Citrix
4 26 (14.21%) Cisco
5 20 (10.93%) Veeam
6 16 (8.74%) Sophos
7 9 (4.92%) F5
7 9 (4.92%) Palo Alto
8 8 (4.37%) Bloomberg
8 8 (4.37%) iManage
8 8 (4.37%) ServiceNow
9 7 (3.83%) LogicMonitor
9 7 (3.83%) Okta
10 6 (3.28%) Aruba
10 6 (3.28%) Google
10 6 (3.28%) HP
10 6 (3.28%) Oracle
10 6 (3.28%) SolarWinds
11 5 (2.73%) Dell
11 5 (2.73%) Extreme Networks