Period
to 29 October 2020

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 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
London > Central London
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 68 46 47
Rank change year-on-year -22 +1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 168 654 752
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 4.01% 5.10% 5.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.67% 22.01% 22.66%
Number of salaries quoted 147 637 712
Median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £77,500
London median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +21.05% - -2.06%

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 854 2,972 3,318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 20.38% 23.19% 23.35%
Number of salaries quoted 756 2,552 2,939
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.56% +6.36%
10th Percentile £33,750 £28,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £91,250
London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +13.04% - +4.55%

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 29 October 2020.

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 29 October 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
City of London -24 144 £60,000 +20.00% 29
City of Westminster +18 3 £65,000 +116.67%
West End of London +26 2 £65,000 +140.74%
Windows Server
London

For the 6 months to 29 October 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 Central London region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 168 (100.00%) Windows
2 100 (59.52%) Active Directory
3 99 (58.93%) Microsoft
4 90 (53.57%) Azure
5 67 (39.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 67 (39.88%) VMware
6 60 (35.71%) Office 365
7 52 (30.95%) PowerShell
8 51 (30.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 48 (28.57%) Finance
10 41 (24.40%) VMware Infrastructure
11 38 (22.62%) AWS
12 36 (21.43%) Windows Server 2016
13 32 (19.05%) Firewall
14 30 (17.86%) SQL Server
14 30 (17.86%) Linux
15 29 (17.26%) SAN
16 28 (16.67%) SaaS
16 28 (16.67%) Windows 10
17 27 (16.07%) IaaS
17 27 (16.07%) Cisco
18 26 (15.48%) IIS
19 23 (13.69%) Citrix
19 23 (13.69%) SCCM
20 22 (13.10%) Hyper-V
21 21 (12.50%) DNS
21 21 (12.50%) SQL
21 21 (12.50%) ITIL
21 21 (12.50%) WAN
21 21 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery

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 (15.48%) IIS
2 20 (11.90%) MS Exchange
3 15 (8.93%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.17%) IBM Transformation Extender
4 7 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.38%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.60%) Confluence
6 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (8.93%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.60%) Elite 3E
1 1 (0.60%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 90 (53.57%) Azure
2 60 (35.71%) Office 365
3 38 (22.62%) AWS
4 28 (16.67%) SaaS
5 27 (16.07%) IaaS
6 17 (10.12%) Azure Active Directory
7 13 (7.74%) PaaS
8 2 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.19%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.60%) AWS CodeBuild
9 1 (0.60%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.60%) GCP
9 1 (0.60%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.60%) npm
9 1 (0.60%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.60%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 32 (19.05%) Firewall
2 29 (17.26%) SAN
3 21 (12.50%) DNS
3 21 (12.50%) WAN
4 19 (11.31%) DHCP
5 18 (10.71%) VPN
6 15 (8.93%) LAN
7 11 (6.55%) TCP/IP
8 10 (5.95%) Skype
9 8 (4.76%) SSL
10 7 (4.17%) FTP
10 7 (4.17%) SSH
10 7 (4.17%) Wireshark
11 5 (2.98%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (2.98%) NetScaler
11 5 (2.98%) Unified Communications
12 4 (2.38%) Network Security
12 4 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (1.79%) PBX
13 3 (1.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.57%) JIRA
2 3 (1.79%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.19%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.60%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.60%) Chocolatey
4 1 (0.60%) MSI
General
1 48 (28.57%) Finance
2 21 (12.50%) Law
3 11 (6.55%) Banking
4 7 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.57%) Marketing
6 5 (2.98%) Front Office
7 4 (2.38%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.38%) Legal
8 2 (1.19%) International Banking
9 1 (0.60%) Local Government
9 1 (0.60%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (27.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 20 (11.90%) Azure Engineer
4 18 (10.71%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (10.71%) Windows Engineer
5 16 (9.52%) Analyst
5 16 (9.52%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (6.55%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 11 (6.55%) Storage Engineer
6 11 (6.55%) Support Engineer
7 10 (5.95%) Network Engineer
7 10 (5.95%) VMware Engineer
8 9 (5.36%) AWS Engineer
8 9 (5.36%) IT Support
8 9 (5.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (4.76%) Administrator
9 8 (4.76%) Developer
10 7 (4.17%) Information Analyst
10 7 (4.17%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.95%) .NET
2 8 (4.76%) Middleware
3 7 (4.17%) Web Services
3 7 (4.17%) YAML
4 3 (1.79%) LDAP
5 1 (0.60%) JSON
5 1 (0.60%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 14 (8.33%) Public Cloud
3 10 (5.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (5.95%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (5.36%) Private Cloud
5 7 (4.17%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 7 (4.17%) Robotics
6 6 (3.57%) Client/Server
6 6 (3.57%) User Experience
7 5 (2.98%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (2.38%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.79%) PKI
10 2 (1.19%) Clustering
10 2 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.19%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.19%) Replication
11 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 168 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (30.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 36 (21.43%) Windows Server 2016
4 30 (17.86%) Linux
5 28 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 19 (11.31%) Windows Server 2019
7 16 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (8.93%) Windows 7
9 9 (5.36%) Unix
10 7 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
10 7 (4.17%) Solaris
10 7 (4.17%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.79%) Android
12 2 (1.19%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.60%) CentOS
13 1 (0.60%) Check Point GAiA
13 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (39.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 21 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (12.50%) ITIL
3 20 (11.90%) ITSM
3 20 (11.90%) Migration
4 17 (10.12%) DevOps
5 16 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 15 (8.93%) Service Management
7 14 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (7.14%) Fintech
8 12 (7.14%) Information Security
8 12 (7.14%) Infrastructure as Code
9 11 (6.55%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (6.55%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (6.55%) Mentoring
10 10 (5.95%) B2B
10 10 (5.95%) Continuous Deployment
10 10 (5.95%) Data Protection
10 10 (5.95%) Problem Management
11 9 (5.36%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 52 (30.95%) PowerShell
2 21 (12.50%) SQL
3 6 (3.57%) T-SQL
4 5 (2.98%) Python
5 3 (1.79%) VB
6 2 (1.19%) C
6 2 (1.19%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (7.74%) Degree
2 11 (6.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (5.95%) CISSP
4 9 (5.36%) CISM
5 8 (4.76%) MCSA
6 7 (4.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 7 (4.17%) CCSP
6 7 (4.17%) CREST Certified
6 7 (4.17%) GCFA
6 7 (4.17%) GCIA
6 7 (4.17%) GCIH
7 2 (1.19%) MCP
7 2 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.60%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.60%) CCNA
8 1 (0.60%) CCNP
8 1 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.60%) MCSE
8 1 (0.60%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.93%) SLA
2 8 (4.76%) NIST
3 7 (4.17%) COBIT
4 5 (2.98%) GDPR
5 2 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 100 (59.52%) Active Directory
2 41 (24.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (13.10%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.36%) XenApp
5 8 (4.76%) XenDesktop
6 6 (3.57%) Docker
7 5 (2.98%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (2.98%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.98%) vSphere
8 3 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.60%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.60%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.60%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (13.69%) SCCM
2 20 (11.90%) Terraform
3 19 (11.31%) Microsoft Intune
4 18 (10.71%) Puppet
5 10 (5.95%) Microsoft Clustering
6 8 (4.76%) Ansible
6 8 (4.76%) WSUS
7 7 (4.17%) CSIRT
8 5 (2.98%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.79%) Kubernetes
9 3 (1.79%) SCOM
9 3 (1.79%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (1.19%) CASB
10 2 (1.19%) MaaS360
10 2 (1.19%) NetBackup
10 2 (1.19%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.60%) DatAdvantage
11 1 (0.60%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.60%) Nessus
11 1 (0.60%) yum
Vendors
1 99 (58.93%) Microsoft
2 67 (39.88%) VMware
3 27 (16.07%) Cisco
4 23 (13.69%) Citrix
5 16 (9.52%) HP
6 8 (4.76%) Oracle
7 7 (4.17%) IBM
7 7 (4.17%) SolarWinds
8 6 (3.57%) EMC
9 5 (2.98%) Mitel
10 4 (2.38%) Bloomberg
10 4 (2.38%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.79%) 3PAR
11 3 (1.79%) Dell
11 3 (1.79%) Meraki
11 3 (1.79%) NetApp
11 3 (1.79%) Palo Alto
11 3 (1.79%) Sophos
11 3 (1.79%) Veeam
12 2 (1.19%) Darktrace