Period
to 28 February 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 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
London > Central London
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 50 53
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 507 673 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 4.40% 5.13% 5.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.48% 21.56% 22.29%
Number of salaries quoted 445 632 715
Central London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £80,000 £75,000
London median annual salary £45,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.00% - +11.11%

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 2,476 3,122 3,459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 21.51% 23.81% 22.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,127 2,723 3,101
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £29,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £91,250 £86,250
London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Central London

Windows Server
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for Windows Server in Central London

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Central London over the 6 months to 28 February 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 28 February 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 -9 393 £47,000 -6.00% 87
West End of London 0 17 £32,500 -27.78%
Camden -2 6 £40,000 -21.95%
Lambeth -3 4 £30,500 -12.86%
City of Westminster -2 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Kensington and Chelsea -3 2 £57,500 +49.35%
Southwark -10 1 £29,500 -1.67%
Windows Server
London

For the 6 months to 28 February 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.

1 507 (100.00%) Windows
2 321 (63.31%) Active Directory
3 287 (56.61%) Microsoft
4 262 (51.68%) Office 365
5 247 (48.72%) VMware
6 184 (36.29%) Azure
7 161 (31.76%) PowerShell
8 144 (28.40%) VMware Infrastructure
9 130 (25.64%) Finance
10 128 (25.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 122 (24.06%) MS Exchange
12 119 (23.47%) Citrix
13 114 (22.49%) Hyper-V
14 105 (20.71%) Microsoft Office
15 103 (20.32%) SQL
15 103 (20.32%) Windows 10
16 102 (20.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 99 (19.53%) SQL Server
18 93 (18.34%) DNS
19 92 (18.15%) Windows 7
20 86 (16.96%) Windows Server 2008
21 85 (16.77%) TCP/IP
22 84 (16.57%) ITIL
23 83 (16.37%) SCCM
24 81 (15.98%) AWS
25 80 (15.78%) Firewall
26 78 (15.38%) DHCP
27 75 (14.79%) Microsoft Certification
28 72 (14.20%) Cisco
29 57 (11.24%) MCSA

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
1 122 (24.06%) MS Exchange
2 52 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (8.09%) SharePoint
4 33 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 28 (5.52%) IIS
6 16 (3.16%) Skype for Business
7 10 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.38%) nginx
10 5 (0.99%) Apache
10 5 (0.99%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.79%) IBM Transformation Extender
11 4 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.59%) CMS
12 3 (0.59%) WordPress
13 2 (0.39%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.39%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 105 (20.71%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (5.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (1.58%) Salerio
2 4 (0.79%) Eikon
3 3 (0.59%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.20%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.20%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.20%) Shopify
4 1 (0.20%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 262 (51.68%) Office 365
2 184 (36.29%) Azure
3 81 (15.98%) AWS
4 35 (6.90%) Azure Active Directory
5 24 (4.73%) Mimecast
6 15 (2.96%) Power Platform
7 13 (2.56%) IaaS
8 11 (2.17%) G Suite
9 10 (1.97%) PaaS
10 7 (1.38%) SaaS
11 6 (1.18%) Azure Data Factory
12 5 (0.99%) WhatsApp
13 4 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.79%) GitHub
14 3 (0.59%) OneDrive
14 3 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 2 (0.39%) GCP
16 1 (0.20%) CloudBees
16 1 (0.20%) Sumo Logic
16 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 93 (18.34%) DNS
2 85 (16.77%) TCP/IP
3 80 (15.78%) Firewall
4 78 (15.38%) DHCP
5 48 (9.47%) SAN
6 46 (9.07%) LAN
7 34 (6.71%) VoIP
7 34 (6.71%) WAN
8 32 (6.31%) VPN
9 23 (4.54%) BGP
9 23 (4.54%) Wireless
10 22 (4.34%) Skype
11 16 (3.16%) Remote Desktop
12 13 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (2.37%) NAS
13 12 (2.37%) VLAN
14 11 (2.17%) Internet
15 9 (1.78%) Network Security
15 9 (1.78%) PBX
15 9 (1.78%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (19.53%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 16 (3.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 15 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (2.96%) Power BI
4 15 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (2.76%) SQL Server 2014
6 12 (2.37%) SQL Server 2016
6 12 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.38%) MySQL
9 7 (1.38%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (0.99%) Data Lake
12 4 (0.79%) DTS
13 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.20%) Blockchain
14 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 8 (1.58%) JIRA
2 5 (0.99%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.99%) MSI
2 5 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (0.79%) TeamCity
3 4 (0.79%) WinDbg
4 3 (0.59%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.39%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.20%) Ant
6 1 (0.20%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.20%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.20%) Gradle
6 1 (0.20%) Maven
6 1 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
General
1 130 (25.64%) Finance
2 31 (6.11%) Law
3 16 (3.16%) Banking
3 16 (3.16%) Legal
4 15 (2.96%) Marketing
5 10 (1.97%) Advertising
5 10 (1.97%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.58%) Front Office
7 5 (0.99%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.79%) Retail
9 2 (0.39%) Electronics
9 2 (0.39%) Games
9 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.39%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.20%) Back Office
10 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 112 (22.09%) Analyst
2 95 (18.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 81 (15.98%) IT Support
4 79 (15.58%) Support Engineer
5 67 (13.21%) Support Analyst
6 60 (11.83%) 2nd Line Support
7 59 (11.64%) Administrator
8 54 (10.65%) IT Analyst
9 48 (9.47%) IT Engineer
10 37 (7.30%) IT Support Analyst
11 36 (7.10%) Systems Administrator
12 35 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
13 34 (6.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 32 (6.31%) Service Analyst
15 27 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 26 (5.13%) Active Directory Support
17 25 (4.93%) Service Desk Analyst
18 24 (4.73%) Active Directory Analyst
18 24 (4.73%) Active Directory Support Analyst
18 24 (4.73%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.75%) .NET
2 8 (1.58%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (1.58%) Regular Expression
3 7 (1.38%) HTML
3 7 (1.38%) HTML5
4 6 (1.18%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.18%) React
5 4 (0.79%) Middleware
6 3 (0.59%) JSON
7 2 (0.39%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.39%) CSS
7 2 (0.39%) Kafka
7 2 (0.39%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (0.39%) Node.js
7 2 (0.39%) Vue.js
8 1 (0.20%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.20%) REST
8 1 (0.20%) Sensu
8 1 (0.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.72%) Data Centre
2 28 (5.52%) Management Information System
3 27 (5.33%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (3.55%) Blackberry
5 17 (3.35%) Replication
6 15 (2.96%) iPhone
7 13 (2.56%) Clustering
7 13 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
8 12 (2.37%) Enterprise Storage
9 11 (2.17%) Public Cloud
10 9 (1.78%) SWIFT
11 8 (1.58%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (1.58%) Derivative
11 8 (1.58%) Equities
11 8 (1.58%) Smartphone
12 7 (1.38%) Fat Client
12 7 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
12 7 (1.38%) Thin Client
13 6 (1.18%) Handset
13 6 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 507 (100.00%) Windows
2 128 (25.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 103 (20.32%) Windows 10
4 92 (18.15%) Windows 7
5 86 (16.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 53 (10.45%) Linux
7 33 (6.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (5.52%) Android
9 18 (3.55%) Windows 8
10 14 (2.76%) Unix
11 13 (2.56%) Mac OS X
12 8 (1.58%) Apple iOS
13 6 (1.18%) Windows Vista
14 5 (0.99%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.59%) CentOS
16 3 (0.59%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.20%) FreeBSD
17 1 (0.20%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (20.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 84 (16.57%) ITIL
3 57 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
4 32 (6.31%) Change Management
5 29 (5.72%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (5.52%) Computer Science
7 27 (5.33%) DevOps
8 25 (4.93%) Disaster Recovery
8 25 (4.93%) Project Management
9 24 (4.73%) Line Management
10 23 (4.54%) Service Delivery
11 22 (4.34%) API Integration
11 22 (4.34%) Investment Management
11 22 (4.34%) Proactive Monitoring
11 22 (4.34%) Problem Management
11 22 (4.34%) User Acceptance Testing
12 21 (4.14%) Incident Management
12 21 (4.14%) Migration
13 20 (3.94%) Information Security
14 18 (3.55%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 161 (31.76%) PowerShell
2 103 (20.32%) SQL
3 22 (4.34%) Shell Script
4 12 (2.37%) JavaScript
5 10 (1.97%) C#
5 10 (1.97%) Python
6 9 (1.78%) Bash Shell
7 8 (1.58%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.38%) VBScript
9 5 (0.99%) PHP
10 4 (0.79%) Ruby
11 3 (0.59%) VB
12 2 (0.39%) C
12 2 (0.39%) Java
12 2 (0.39%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.20%) C++
13 1 (0.20%) Go
13 1 (0.20%) Perl
13 1 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 75 (14.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (11.24%) MCSA
3 49 (9.66%) Degree
4 31 (6.11%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 24 (4.73%) MCSE
7 21 (4.14%) CCNA
8 12 (2.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 11 (2.17%) MCITP
9 11 (2.17%) MCP
10 8 (1.58%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 8 (1.58%) CCSP
10 8 (1.58%) CEH
10 8 (1.58%) CISSP
11 7 (1.38%) A+ Certification
12 5 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.79%) CCNP
13 4 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.79%) Security Cleared
14 3 (0.59%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (8.88%) SLA
2 17 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.97%) NIST
4 9 (1.78%) QA
5 5 (0.99%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.39%) GDPR
8 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 321 (63.31%) Active Directory
2 144 (28.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (22.49%) Hyper-V
4 46 (9.07%) VMware ESXi
4 46 (9.07%) XenApp
5 37 (7.30%) XenDesktop
6 24 (4.73%) vSphere
7 22 (4.34%) VirtualBox
8 12 (2.37%) Firmware
9 9 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (1.58%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (1.38%) Docker
12 4 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.59%) DFS Replication
13 3 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (0.59%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.39%) Xen
15 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 83 (16.37%) SCCM
2 29 (5.72%) Puppet
2 29 (5.72%) Terraform
3 28 (5.52%) vCenter Server
4 25 (4.93%) SCOM
5 14 (2.76%) Nagios
6 12 (2.37%) Microsoft Intune
7 8 (1.58%) Ansible
7 8 (1.58%) Microsoft Clustering
7 8 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (1.38%) Backup Exec
9 5 (0.99%) EdgeSight
9 5 (0.99%) Kubernetes
9 5 (0.99%) NetVault Backup
9 5 (0.99%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.79%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (0.79%) Jamf Pro
10 4 (0.79%) Perfmon
10 4 (0.79%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 287 (56.61%) Microsoft
2 247 (48.72%) VMware
3 119 (23.47%) Citrix
4 72 (14.20%) Cisco
5 31 (6.11%) HP
6 25 (4.93%) Apple
7 22 (4.34%) LogicMonitor
8 20 (3.94%) Oracle
8 20 (3.94%) Veeam
9 17 (3.35%) ShoreTel
10 16 (3.16%) CheckPoint
10 16 (3.16%) NetApp
11 15 (2.96%) Sophos
12 14 (2.76%) Dell
12 14 (2.76%) Google
13 13 (2.56%) iManage
13 13 (2.56%) Symantec
14 12 (2.37%) Meraki
14 12 (2.37%) Palo Alto
14 12 (2.37%) Reuters