Period
to 7 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
Central London > City of London
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 58 41 68
Rank change year-on-year -17 +27 -23
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 211 595 486
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 4.17% 5.82% 4.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.21% 24.97% 20.19%
Number of salaries quoted 190 602 467
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -

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 the City of London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,044 2,383 2,407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.65% 23.29% 21.94%
Number of salaries quoted 911 2,099 2,173
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £29,525
90th Percentile £91,250 £92,500 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +14.29%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in the City of London

Windows Server
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server in the City of London.

Salary trend for Windows Server in the City of London

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server in the City of London over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in the City of London

Windows Server
Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 7 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
Moorgate - 1 £45,000 -
Windows Server
Central London

For the 6 months to 7 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 City of London region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 211 (100.00%) Windows
2 138 (65.40%) Microsoft
3 128 (60.66%) Active Directory
4 109 (51.66%) Office 365
5 93 (44.08%) Azure
6 88 (41.71%) VMware
7 82 (38.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 71 (33.65%) PowerShell
9 59 (27.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 57 (27.01%) Finance
11 55 (26.07%) VMware Infrastructure
12 49 (23.22%) Citrix
13 46 (21.80%) Windows 10
14 43 (20.38%) AWS
15 42 (19.91%) Windows Server 2016
16 40 (18.96%) SQL Server
17 39 (18.48%) Microsoft Office
18 38 (18.01%) MS Exchange
19 37 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
19 37 (17.54%) SCCM
20 35 (16.59%) SQL
20 35 (16.59%) ITIL
21 33 (15.64%) Linux
21 33 (15.64%) DNS
21 33 (15.64%) Windows Server 2008
22 32 (15.17%) Hyper-V
23 29 (13.74%) TCP/IP
23 29 (13.74%) DHCP
23 29 (13.74%) IIS
24 28 (13.27%) SAN

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 38 (18.01%) MS Exchange
2 29 (13.74%) IIS
3 25 (11.85%) SharePoint
4 19 (9.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (4.27%) Skype for Business
6 8 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.90%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.95%) nginx
9 2 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.47%) Confluence
10 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 39 (18.48%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.37%) Salerio
2 4 (1.90%) FastStats
2 4 (1.90%) Unica
3 1 (0.47%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 109 (51.66%) Office 365
2 93 (44.08%) Azure
3 43 (20.38%) AWS
4 23 (10.90%) Azure Active Directory
5 22 (10.43%) IaaS
6 19 (9.00%) SaaS
7 15 (7.11%) PaaS
8 9 (4.27%) Power Platform
9 8 (3.79%) Mimecast
10 6 (2.84%) Azure Data Factory
11 5 (2.37%) G Suite
12 4 (1.90%) OneDrive
13 3 (1.42%) PowerApps
13 3 (1.42%) WhatsApp
14 2 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.95%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
15 1 (0.47%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 33 (15.64%) DNS
2 29 (13.74%) DHCP
2 29 (13.74%) TCP/IP
3 28 (13.27%) SAN
4 25 (11.85%) Firewall
5 19 (9.00%) VPN
6 18 (8.53%) VoIP
7 12 (5.69%) Skype
8 11 (5.21%) LAN
8 11 (5.21%) WAN
9 8 (3.79%) Internet
9 8 (3.79%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (3.32%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (3.32%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (3.32%) Network Security
10 7 (3.32%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (2.37%) Cisco Firepower
11 5 (2.37%) VLAN
11 5 (2.37%) Wireshark
12 4 (1.90%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (18.96%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.21%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.84%) Data Lake
5 6 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 6 (2.84%) Power BI
5 6 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (5.21%) JIRA
2 2 (0.95%) CircleCI
2 2 (0.95%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.47%) MSI
3 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (27.01%) Finance
2 19 (9.00%) Law
3 11 (5.21%) Banking
4 10 (4.74%) Marketing
5 6 (2.84%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.84%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.90%) Front Office
6 4 (1.90%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.95%) Back Office
7 2 (0.95%) Games
8 1 (0.47%) International Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 61 (28.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 39 (18.48%) Analyst
3 26 (12.32%) IT Engineer
3 26 (12.32%) Support Analyst
4 23 (10.90%) Support Engineer
5 22 (10.43%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 21 (9.95%) Administrator
7 17 (8.06%) IT Support
8 15 (7.11%) Windows Engineer
9 14 (6.64%) Senior Analyst
9 14 (6.64%) VMware Engineer
10 12 (5.69%) Systems Administrator
11 11 (5.21%) AWS Engineer
11 11 (5.21%) Consultant
11 11 (5.21%) Infrastructure Support
11 11 (5.21%) IT Analyst
12 10 (4.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 9 (4.27%) 2nd Line Support
13 9 (4.27%) Hyper-V Engineer
13 9 (4.27%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.74%) .NET
2 5 (2.37%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (2.37%) Regular Expression
3 3 (1.42%) YAML
4 2 (0.95%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (0.95%) JSON
4 2 (0.95%) LDAP
5 1 (0.47%) COM
5 1 (0.47%) CSS
5 1 (0.47%) HTML
5 1 (0.47%) Middleware
5 1 (0.47%) REST
5 1 (0.47%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.47%) Web Services
5 1 (0.47%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.95%) Management Information System
2 13 (6.16%) Public Cloud
3 10 (4.74%) Data Centre
3 10 (4.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (2.37%) Derivative
4 5 (2.37%) Equities
4 5 (2.37%) iPhone
4 5 (2.37%) SWIFT
5 4 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.90%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.90%) EFT
5 4 (1.90%) Replication
5 4 (1.90%) User Experience
6 3 (1.42%) Clustering
6 3 (1.42%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 3 (1.42%) Fibre Optics
6 3 (1.42%) Robotics
6 3 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.42%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 211 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (27.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 46 (21.80%) Windows 10
4 42 (19.91%) Windows Server 2016
5 33 (15.64%) Linux
5 33 (15.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (12.32%) Windows 7
7 14 (6.64%) Unix
8 13 (6.16%) Windows Server 2019
9 8 (3.79%) Android
10 5 (2.37%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.90%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.42%) Solaris
12 3 (1.42%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.95%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.47%) CentOS
14 1 (0.47%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (38.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 35 (16.59%) ITIL
3 24 (11.37%) Migration
3 24 (11.37%) Service Management
4 19 (9.00%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (8.53%) Fintech
6 16 (7.58%) ITSM
6 16 (7.58%) Problem Management
7 15 (7.11%) Information Security
7 15 (7.11%) Project Delivery
8 14 (6.64%) Configuration Management
9 13 (6.16%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (6.16%) Mentoring
10 12 (5.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (5.69%) Infrastructure as Code
11 11 (5.21%) Change Management
11 11 (5.21%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (4.74%) Continuous Deployment
12 10 (4.74%) DevOps
12 10 (4.74%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (33.65%) PowerShell
2 35 (16.59%) SQL
3 14 (6.64%) Python
4 6 (2.84%) C
5 4 (1.90%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.42%) VBScript
7 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.95%) C#
7 2 (0.95%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.47%) C++
8 1 (0.47%) Java
8 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.47%) R
8 1 (0.47%) Scala
8 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (9.95%) MCSA
3 16 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (7.58%) Degree
4 8 (3.79%) CCNA
4 8 (3.79%) MCP
5 7 (3.32%) MCSE
6 4 (1.90%) CISSP
6 4 (1.90%) MCITP
7 3 (1.42%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 3 (1.42%) CCNP
7 3 (1.42%) CCSP
7 3 (1.42%) CISM
7 3 (1.42%) CREST Certified
7 3 (1.42%) GCFA
7 3 (1.42%) GCIA
7 3 (1.42%) GCIH
7 3 (1.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.95%) CCDA
8 2 (0.95%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.00%) SLA
2 3 (1.42%) COBIT
2 3 (1.42%) NIST
3 1 (0.47%) GDPR
System Software
1 128 (60.66%) Active Directory
2 55 (26.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (15.17%) Hyper-V
4 17 (8.06%) XenApp
5 16 (7.58%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (6.64%) XenDesktop
7 8 (3.79%) vSphere
8 7 (3.32%) Docker
9 6 (2.84%) Firmware
10 5 (2.37%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (1.90%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 4 (1.90%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (1.42%) DFS Replication
12 3 (1.42%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.47%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 37 (17.54%) SCCM
2 20 (9.48%) Microsoft Intune
3 17 (8.06%) Puppet
3 17 (8.06%) Terraform
4 10 (4.74%) vCenter Server
5 9 (4.27%) Ansible
6 7 (3.32%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (2.37%) Nagios
7 5 (2.37%) WSUS
8 4 (1.90%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (1.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (1.42%) CSIRT
9 3 (1.42%) Kubernetes
9 3 (1.42%) Tivoli
9 3 (1.42%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 2 (0.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.95%) Graphite
10 2 (0.95%) MaaS360
10 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 138 (65.40%) Microsoft
2 88 (41.71%) VMware
3 49 (23.22%) Citrix
4 27 (12.80%) Cisco
5 20 (9.48%) HP
6 9 (4.27%) Bloomberg
7 8 (3.79%) Oracle
8 7 (3.32%) Dell
8 7 (3.32%) IBM
8 7 (3.32%) Meraki
9 6 (2.84%) Apple
9 6 (2.84%) EMC
9 6 (2.84%) NetApp
9 6 (2.84%) Reuters
9 6 (2.84%) Sophos
10 5 (2.37%) 3PAR
10 5 (2.37%) CheckPoint
10 5 (2.37%) Ivanti
10 5 (2.37%) McAfee
10 5 (2.37%) ServiceNow