Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 50 65
Rank change year-on-year -3 +15 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 423 534 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.62% 5.17% 4.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.74% 22.91% 19.81%
Number of salaries quoted 366 499 441
City of London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £25,375 £29,950 £29,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £80,000 £77,250
Central London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +5.26%

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 1,946 2,331 2,342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.24% 22.55% 22.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,629 2,058 2,133
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £27,750 £30,350 £31,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 January 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 23 January 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
London Bridge -13 1 £29,500 -57.86%
Windows Server
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 423 (100.00%) Windows
2 242 (57.21%) Active Directory
3 235 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 209 (49.41%) Office 365
5 173 (40.90%) VMware
6 152 (35.93%) Azure
7 143 (33.81%) PowerShell
8 111 (26.24%) Finance
9 97 (22.93%) SQL Server
10 96 (22.70%) SQL
11 95 (22.46%) ITIL
11 95 (22.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 94 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
13 92 (21.75%) Citrix
14 90 (21.28%) Microsoft Office
15 89 (21.04%) Hyper-V
16 85 (20.09%) Windows 10
17 84 (19.86%) AWS
18 81 (19.15%) MS Exchange
19 76 (17.97%) DNS
19 76 (17.97%) Windows 7
19 76 (17.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 73 (17.26%) Windows Server 2008
20 73 (17.26%) SCCM
21 70 (16.55%) TCP/IP
22 59 (13.95%) Problem-Solving
23 58 (13.71%) Microsoft Certification
24 55 (13.00%) DHCP
25 53 (12.53%) Firewall
26 51 (12.06%) Degree

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 81 (19.15%) MS Exchange
2 39 (9.22%) SharePoint
3 24 (5.67%) IIS
4 23 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (2.84%) Skype for Business
7 8 (1.89%) nginx
8 7 (1.65%) Apache
9 4 (0.95%) CMS
9 4 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.71%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.47%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.47%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.47%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.47%) WordPress
12 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 90 (21.28%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (6.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.18%) Salerio
2 3 (0.71%) Eikon
2 3 (0.71%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Raiser's Edge
3 1 (0.24%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 209 (49.41%) Office 365
2 152 (35.93%) Azure
3 84 (19.86%) AWS
4 23 (5.44%) Azure Active Directory
5 22 (5.20%) Power Platform
6 10 (2.36%) Mimecast
7 8 (1.89%) SaaS
8 6 (1.42%) GitHub
9 5 (1.18%) IaaS
9 5 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.71%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.47%) GCP
11 2 (0.47%) PaaS
12 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.24%) CloudBees
12 1 (0.24%) Datadog
12 1 (0.24%) G Suite
12 1 (0.24%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.24%) Sumo Logic
12 1 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 76 (17.97%) DNS
2 70 (16.55%) TCP/IP
3 55 (13.00%) DHCP
4 53 (12.53%) Firewall
5 42 (9.93%) LAN
6 40 (9.46%) SAN
7 33 (7.80%) WAN
8 31 (7.33%) VoIP
9 27 (6.38%) VPN
9 27 (6.38%) Wireless
10 26 (6.15%) BGP
11 15 (3.55%) Remote Desktop
11 15 (3.55%) Skype
12 14 (3.31%) NAS
13 13 (3.07%) Internet
14 12 (2.84%) VLAN
15 11 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
16 9 (2.13%) NetScaler
17 8 (1.89%) SSL
18 5 (1.18%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (22.93%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 22 (5.20%) Power BI
4 21 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (4.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 11 (2.60%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (2.60%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (2.36%) SQL Server 2016
7 9 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.65%) MySQL
9 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.71%) DTS
10 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.47%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.47%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (1.42%) Git (software)
1 6 (1.42%) Jenkins
1 6 (1.42%) JIRA
1 6 (1.42%) TeamCity
2 4 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (0.95%) WinDbg
3 3 (0.71%) MSI
3 3 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.47%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.24%) Ant
5 1 (0.24%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.24%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.24%) Gradle
5 1 (0.24%) Maven
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.24%) Vagrant
General
1 111 (26.24%) Finance
2 20 (4.73%) Telecoms
3 19 (4.49%) Law
4 16 (3.78%) Banking
4 16 (3.78%) Marketing
5 11 (2.60%) Front Office
6 6 (1.42%) Legal
7 5 (1.18%) Advertising
7 5 (1.18%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.47%) Electronics
8 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.47%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.47%) Retail
9 1 (0.24%) Back Office
9 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.24%) German Language
9 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 101 (23.88%) Analyst
2 63 (14.89%) IT Support
3 62 (14.66%) Support Analyst
4 61 (14.42%) Administrator
4 61 (14.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 50 (11.82%) IT Analyst
5 50 (11.82%) Support Engineer
6 45 (10.64%) 2nd Line Support
7 37 (8.75%) Service Analyst
8 36 (8.51%) IT Support Analyst
9 33 (7.80%) IT Engineer
9 33 (7.80%) Systems Administrator
10 30 (7.09%) Service Desk Analyst
11 25 (5.91%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 25 (5.91%) Active Directory Analyst
11 25 (5.91%) Active Directory Support
11 25 (5.91%) Active Directory Support Analyst
11 25 (5.91%) DBA
12 23 (5.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 21 (4.96%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.60%) .NET
2 7 (1.65%) HTML
2 7 (1.65%) HTML5
3 5 (1.18%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (1.18%) Regular Expression
4 3 (0.71%) Node.js
5 2 (0.47%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.47%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.47%) CSS
5 2 (0.47%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.47%) Kafka
5 2 (0.47%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (0.47%) React
5 2 (0.47%) Vue.js
6 1 (0.24%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.24%) libvirt
6 1 (0.24%) Sensu
6 1 (0.24%) Web Services
6 1 (0.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.80%) Data Centre
2 31 (7.33%) Self-Motivation
3 24 (5.67%) Management Information System
4 17 (4.02%) Public Cloud
5 15 (3.55%) iPhone
5 15 (3.55%) Replication
6 13 (3.07%) Blackberry
7 12 (2.84%) Clustering
8 10 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (2.13%) Fat Client
9 9 (2.13%) Thin Client
10 8 (1.89%) Handset
11 7 (1.65%) Private Cloud
11 7 (1.65%) SWIFT
12 6 (1.42%) iPad
12 6 (1.42%) Smartphone
12 6 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (1.42%) Virtual Team
13 5 (1.18%) Derivative
13 5 (1.18%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 423 (100.00%) Windows
2 95 (22.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 85 (20.09%) Windows 10
4 76 (17.97%) Windows 7
5 73 (17.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (10.40%) Linux
7 26 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (5.20%) Android
9 15 (3.55%) Windows 8
10 14 (3.31%) Mac OS
11 8 (1.89%) Mac OS X
11 8 (1.89%) Unix
11 8 (1.89%) Windows Vista
12 7 (1.65%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.71%) CentOS
14 3 (0.71%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.24%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (22.46%) ITIL
2 76 (17.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 59 (13.95%) Problem-Solving
4 45 (10.64%) Change Management
5 32 (7.57%) Proactive Monitoring
6 27 (6.38%) Computer Science
7 26 (6.15%) DevOps
8 25 (5.91%) Migration
9 24 (5.67%) API Integration
9 24 (5.67%) Problem Management
9 24 (5.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 23 (5.44%) Line Management
11 22 (5.20%) Infrastructure Management
12 21 (4.96%) Incident Management
13 20 (4.73%) Service Delivery
14 19 (4.49%) Investment Management
15 18 (4.26%) Configuration Management
16 16 (3.78%) Change Control
16 16 (3.78%) Disaster Recovery
16 16 (3.78%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 143 (33.81%) PowerShell
2 96 (22.70%) SQL
3 24 (5.67%) Shell Script
4 11 (2.60%) Bash Shell
5 9 (2.13%) Python
6 8 (1.89%) JavaScript
6 8 (1.89%) VBScript
7 6 (1.42%) C
7 6 (1.42%) C#
7 6 (1.42%) Ruby
8 5 (1.18%) PHP
9 4 (0.95%) Java
9 4 (0.95%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.71%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.71%) VB
11 2 (0.47%) Perl
12 1 (0.24%) C++
12 1 (0.24%) Go
Qualifications
1 58 (13.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (12.06%) Degree
3 41 (9.69%) MCSA
4 28 (6.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 24 (5.67%) MCSE
6 20 (4.73%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (3.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 12 (2.84%) CCNA
9 11 (2.60%) MCITP
10 8 (1.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 8 (1.89%) CCSP
10 8 (1.89%) CEH
10 8 (1.89%) CISSP
11 6 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.18%) Security Cleared
13 4 (0.95%) CCNP
14 3 (0.71%) A+ Certification
14 3 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.71%) MCP
14 3 (0.71%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (9.69%) SLA
2 13 (3.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.84%) QA
4 10 (2.36%) NIST
5 4 (0.95%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.24%) GDPR
7 1 (0.24%) ISO 15022
7 1 (0.24%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 242 (57.21%) Active Directory
2 94 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (21.04%) Hyper-V
4 45 (10.64%) XenApp
5 30 (7.09%) XenDesktop
6 29 (6.86%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (5.67%) VirtualBox
8 19 (4.49%) vSphere
9 7 (1.65%) VMware Server
10 6 (1.42%) Docker
11 4 (0.95%) Firmware
11 4 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.95%) Xen
12 2 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.24%) UAG
Systems Management
1 73 (17.26%) SCCM
2 33 (7.80%) Terraform
3 29 (6.86%) Puppet
4 26 (6.15%) SCOM
5 15 (3.55%) Nagios
5 15 (3.55%) vCenter Server
6 12 (2.84%) Microsoft Clustering
7 9 (2.13%) Ansible
7 9 (2.13%) Backup Exec
7 9 (2.13%) EdgeSight
8 6 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (1.42%) SCVMM
9 5 (1.18%) WSUS
9 5 (1.18%) XenMobile
10 4 (0.95%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (0.95%) Perfmon
11 3 (0.71%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 235 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 173 (40.90%) VMware
3 92 (21.75%) Citrix
4 40 (9.46%) Cisco
5 29 (6.86%) HP
6 24 (5.67%) LogicMonitor
7 18 (4.26%) Apple
8 17 (4.02%) ShoreTel
8 17 (4.02%) Veeam
9 12 (2.84%) CheckPoint
9 12 (2.84%) NetApp
9 12 (2.84%) Palo Alto
10 11 (2.60%) Dell
10 11 (2.60%) Oracle
10 11 (2.60%) ServiceNow
11 10 (2.36%) Symantec
12 8 (1.89%) Bloomberg
12 8 (1.89%) Remedy
12 8 (1.89%) Reuters
13 7 (1.65%) Red Hat