Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 48 62
Rank change year-on-year -31 +14 -18
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 418 519 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.95% 5.09% 4.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.17% 19.50% 17.52%
Number of salaries quoted 391 476 544
City of London median annual salary £51,000 £51,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.49% +13.89% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £70,000
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year - +9.89% +1.11%

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 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 2,301 2,662 3,407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.72% 26.12% 25.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2,101 2,398 3,081
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +7.84%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £91,250 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Windows Server as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

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 23 May 2018. 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
London Bridge +2 2 £75,000 +134.38%
Windows Server
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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.

1 418 (100.00%) Windows
2 251 (60.05%) Active Directory
3 220 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 217 (51.91%) VMware
5 150 (35.89%) PowerShell
6 130 (31.10%) Office 365
7 125 (29.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 122 (29.19%) Microsoft Azure
9 112 (26.79%) Firewall
9 112 (26.79%) DNS
10 111 (26.56%) Finance
11 110 (26.32%) Citrix
12 109 (26.08%) Windows Server 2012
13 103 (24.64%) VMware Infrastructure
14 96 (22.97%) MS Exchange
15 92 (22.01%) DHCP
16 90 (21.53%) ITIL
17 87 (20.81%) Hyper-V
18 85 (20.33%) SAN
19 82 (19.62%) SQL
20 80 (19.14%) Cisco
21 75 (17.94%) SCCM
22 74 (17.70%) TCP/IP
22 74 (17.70%) SQL Server
23 73 (17.46%) DevOps
24 70 (16.75%) Migration
25 64 (15.31%) Linux
26 62 (14.83%) WAN
27 61 (14.59%) Microsoft Office
27 61 (14.59%) Windows 7

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 96 (22.97%) MS Exchange
2 45 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (8.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 29 (6.94%) SharePoint
5 27 (6.46%) IIS
6 20 (4.78%) Skype for Business
7 9 (2.15%) JBoss
8 8 (1.91%) Confluence
8 8 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (1.44%) CMS
10 6 (1.44%) IBM Notes
10 6 (1.44%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.20%) Apache
11 5 (1.20%) SAS
12 4 (0.96%) Anypoint
13 3 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 61 (14.59%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.44%) Sage X3
2 3 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.24%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.24%) Eikon
4 1 (0.24%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.24%) MetaTrader
4 1 (0.24%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 130 (31.10%) Office 365
2 122 (29.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (13.40%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 17 (4.07%) SaaS
6 15 (3.59%) IaaS
7 11 (2.63%) Mimecast
7 11 (2.63%) OneDrive
8 10 (2.39%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (1.91%) GitHub
10 7 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (1.67%) G Suite
10 7 (1.67%) PaaS
11 4 (0.96%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.96%) CloudFront
11 4 (0.96%) Serverless
12 3 (0.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (0.72%) Route 53
12 3 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.48%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 112 (26.79%) DNS
1 112 (26.79%) Firewall
2 92 (22.01%) DHCP
3 85 (20.33%) SAN
4 74 (17.70%) TCP/IP
5 62 (14.83%) WAN
6 57 (13.64%) LAN
7 37 (8.85%) VPN
8 26 (6.22%) MPLS
8 26 (6.22%) VLAN
9 20 (4.78%) Skype
10 15 (3.59%) Cisco IOS
10 15 (3.59%) VoIP
11 14 (3.35%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (3.11%) iSCSI
13 12 (2.87%) Wireless
14 11 (2.63%) Intranet
14 11 (2.63%) IP Telephony
14 11 (2.63%) NetScaler
14 11 (2.63%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (17.70%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (1.67%) Big Data
3 7 (1.67%) MS Access
3 7 (1.67%) Relational Database
3 7 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.44%) MySQL
4 6 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (0.96%) DTS
5 4 (0.96%) EDRMS
5 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.72%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.72%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.48%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 18 (4.31%) TeamCity
2 15 (3.59%) JIRA
3 12 (2.87%) Octopus Deploy
4 11 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.20%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.96%) MSI
6 4 (0.96%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.24%) Subversion
7 1 (0.24%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 111 (26.56%) Finance
2 47 (11.24%) Law
3 31 (7.42%) Banking
4 26 (6.22%) Legal
5 14 (3.35%) Advertising
6 11 (2.63%) Billing
7 8 (1.91%) Retail
8 7 (1.67%) Military
9 6 (1.44%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.20%) Marketing
10 5 (1.20%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.96%) Back Office
11 4 (0.96%) Front Office
12 3 (0.72%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.72%) Games
13 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (22.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 67 (16.03%) Support Engineer
3 60 (14.35%) Analyst
4 44 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 43 (10.29%) IT Support
6 35 (8.37%) IT Engineer
7 30 (7.18%) DevOps Engineer
8 28 (6.70%) Administrator
9 27 (6.46%) Windows Engineer
10 25 (5.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 23 (5.50%) IT Support Engineer
11 23 (5.50%) Systems Administrator
12 19 (4.55%) Architect
12 19 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 18 (4.31%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 18 (4.31%) Azure Engineer
13 18 (4.31%) Consultant
13 18 (4.31%) IT Analyst
14 16 (3.83%) Applications Support
14 16 (3.83%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.98%) .NET
2 12 (2.87%) Web Services
3 6 (1.44%) CSS
3 6 (1.44%) HTML
3 6 (1.44%) X-Windows
4 5 (1.20%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (0.96%) AngularJS
5 4 (0.96%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.96%) Flash
6 3 (0.72%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.72%) Kafka
6 3 (0.72%) LAMP
6 3 (0.72%) React
6 3 (0.72%) REST
6 3 (0.72%) SOAP
7 2 (0.48%) .NET Core
7 2 (0.48%) JSON
7 2 (0.48%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (0.48%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.81%) Data Centre
2 24 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.26%) Clustering
4 18 (4.31%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.35%) Reinsurance
5 14 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (2.87%) Replication
7 11 (2.63%) Fintech
8 10 (2.39%) Private Cloud
9 9 (2.15%) Blackberry
10 8 (1.91%) EMC VMAX
11 7 (1.67%) Fat Client
11 7 (1.67%) Thin Client
11 7 (1.67%) User Experience
12 6 (1.44%) Public Cloud
13 5 (1.20%) Computer Science
13 5 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.20%) Smartphone
14 4 (0.96%) iPhone
14 4 (0.96%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 418 (100.00%) Windows
2 125 (29.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 109 (26.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 64 (15.31%) Linux
5 61 (14.59%) Windows 10
5 61 (14.59%) Windows 7
6 19 (4.55%) Mac OS X
7 17 (4.07%) CentOS
7 17 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (4.07%) Unix
8 15 (3.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (3.11%) Mac OS
10 10 (2.39%) Android
10 10 (2.39%) Ubuntu
11 8 (1.91%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.96%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.48%) Debian
13 2 (0.48%) Solaris
13 2 (0.48%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (21.53%) ITIL
2 73 (17.46%) DevOps
3 70 (16.75%) Migration
4 54 (12.92%) Problem-Solving
5 31 (7.42%) Project Management
6 30 (7.18%) Configuration Management
7 28 (6.70%) Patch Management
8 25 (5.98%) Task Automation
9 23 (5.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 17 (4.07%) Deployment Automation
10 17 (4.07%) Service Delivery
11 16 (3.83%) Time Management
12 15 (3.59%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (3.35%) Asset Management
13 14 (3.35%) Information Security
13 14 (3.35%) Mentoring
13 14 (3.35%) Root Cause Analysis
14 13 (3.11%) Capacity Management
14 13 (3.11%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (3.11%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 150 (35.89%) PowerShell
2 82 (19.62%) SQL
3 15 (3.59%) Java
3 15 (3.59%) VBScript
4 14 (3.35%) Bash Shell
5 13 (3.11%) C#
6 12 (2.87%) Python
7 9 (2.15%) C
8 8 (1.91%) Perl
9 7 (1.67%) JavaScript
9 7 (1.67%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.96%) VB
11 3 (0.72%) PHP
11 3 (0.72%) VBA
12 1 (0.24%) Scala
12 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 57 (13.64%) Degree
2 38 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (5.50%) MCSE
4 17 (4.07%) MCSA
5 12 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.39%) MCP
7 9 (2.15%) CCNA
8 8 (1.91%) Security Cleared
8 8 (1.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (1.67%) MCITP
9 7 (1.67%) SC Cleared
10 6 (1.44%) CISA
10 6 (1.44%) CISM
10 6 (1.44%) CISSP
11 4 (0.96%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.96%) PhD
12 3 (0.72%) CCNP
12 3 (0.72%) MCTS
13 2 (0.48%) CCIE
13 2 (0.48%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.37%) SLA
2 4 (0.96%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.48%) GDPR
5 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.24%) PMO
System Software
1 251 (60.05%) Active Directory
2 103 (24.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (20.81%) Hyper-V
4 42 (10.05%) XenApp
5 40 (9.57%) VMware ESXi
6 38 (9.09%) vSphere
7 31 (7.42%) XenDesktop
8 16 (3.83%) XenServer
9 12 (2.87%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (1.44%) Docker
11 4 (0.96%) BitLocker
11 4 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.96%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.72%) StorNext
12 3 (0.72%) Xsan
13 2 (0.48%) Firmware
13 2 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.24%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.24%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 75 (17.94%) SCCM
2 30 (7.18%) Puppet
2 30 (7.18%) SCOM
3 22 (5.26%) WSUS
4 19 (4.55%) Backup Exec
5 13 (3.11%) Ansible
5 13 (3.11%) Failover Clustering
5 13 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (2.63%) HP Data Protector
7 10 (2.39%) Terraform
8 9 (2.15%) Microsoft Clustering
8 9 (2.15%) vCenter Server
9 7 (1.67%) Nagios
9 7 (1.67%) NetBackup
10 6 (1.44%) HP SIM
10 6 (1.44%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.96%) Jamf Pro
11 4 (0.96%) Perfmon
11 4 (0.96%) SolarWinds Orion
12 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 220 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 217 (51.91%) VMware
3 110 (26.32%) Citrix
4 80 (19.14%) Cisco
5 50 (11.96%) HP
6 25 (5.98%) Veeam
7 23 (5.50%) Apple
8 20 (4.78%) NetApp
9 17 (4.07%) Dell
10 16 (3.83%) Bloomberg
11 15 (3.59%) IBM
12 13 (3.11%) SonicWALL
13 12 (2.87%) Red Hat
14 11 (2.63%) 3PAR
14 11 (2.63%) Google
15 10 (2.39%) NETGEAR
16 9 (2.15%) CheckPoint
16 9 (2.15%) Draytek
16 9 (2.15%) EMC
16 9 (2.15%) ServiceNow