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

Microsoft Windows Server
Central London > City of London
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 46 77
Rank change year-on-year -7 +31 -29
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 293 519 428
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 4.39% 5.17% 4.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.48% 22.67% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 254 515 401
Median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +2.44%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £76,250
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

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 1,364 2,289 2,316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.46% 22.81% 21.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,176 2,044 2,105
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £30,938 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £93,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 1 £45,000 +12.50%
London Bridge -3 1 £29,500 -46.36%
Windows Server
Central London

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 293 (100.00%) Windows
2 192 (65.53%) Microsoft
2 192 (65.53%) Active Directory
3 160 (54.61%) Office 365
4 125 (42.66%) VMware
5 114 (38.91%) PowerShell
5 114 (38.91%) Azure
6 89 (30.38%) Finance
7 83 (28.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 78 (26.62%) VMware Infrastructure
9 76 (25.94%) Citrix
10 74 (25.26%) Windows 10
11 72 (24.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 68 (23.21%) Microsoft Office
13 66 (22.53%) Microsoft Certification
14 65 (22.18%) SQL
15 59 (20.14%) MS Exchange
15 59 (20.14%) Windows Server 2008
15 59 (20.14%) SCCM
16 58 (19.80%) SQL Server
17 56 (19.11%) Windows Server 2016
18 53 (18.09%) Hyper-V
19 50 (17.06%) DNS
20 48 (16.38%) Windows 7
21 47 (16.04%) TCP/IP
22 46 (15.70%) ITIL
22 46 (15.70%) MCSA
23 42 (14.33%) DHCP
24 40 (13.65%) AWS
25 39 (13.31%) Firewall

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 59 (20.14%) MS Exchange
2 31 (10.58%) SharePoint
3 29 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (7.17%) IIS
5 12 (4.10%) Skype for Business
6 11 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.37%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.02%) CMS
10 3 (1.02%) nginx
11 2 (0.68%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.68%) WordPress
12 1 (0.34%) Apache
12 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 68 (23.21%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (5.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (3.75%) Salerio
2 4 (1.37%) Eikon
2 4 (1.37%) FastStats
2 4 (1.37%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
2 4 (1.37%) Unica
3 1 (0.34%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.34%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 160 (54.61%) Office 365
2 114 (38.91%) Azure
3 40 (13.65%) AWS
4 37 (12.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 23 (7.85%) IaaS
6 16 (5.46%) PaaS
7 13 (4.44%) Mimecast
8 11 (3.75%) Power Platform
9 9 (3.07%) Azure Data Factory
10 6 (2.05%) OneDrive
11 5 (1.71%) G Suite
11 5 (1.71%) WhatsApp
12 3 (1.02%) PowerApps
13 2 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.68%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.68%) GitHub
13 2 (0.68%) SaaS
14 1 (0.34%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 50 (17.06%) DNS
2 47 (16.04%) TCP/IP
3 42 (14.33%) DHCP
4 39 (13.31%) Firewall
5 25 (8.53%) SAN
6 24 (8.19%) VoIP
7 18 (6.14%) VPN
8 16 (5.46%) Skype
9 15 (5.12%) LAN
9 15 (5.12%) WAN
10 13 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (4.10%) Remote Desktop
12 10 (3.41%) Internet
13 9 (3.07%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (3.07%) PBX
14 8 (2.73%) BGP
15 7 (2.39%) Cisco Firepower
15 7 (2.39%) VLAN
16 6 (2.05%) Wireless
17 5 (1.71%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (19.80%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.44%) Azure SQL Database
3 9 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.73%) Data Lake
4 8 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 8 (2.73%) Power BI
4 8 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.05%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (1.37%) DTS
7 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.34%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (5.12%) JIRA
2 5 (1.71%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (1.02%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.68%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.34%) MSI
6 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.34%) Vagrant
General
1 89 (30.38%) Finance
2 9 (3.07%) Banking
2 9 (3.07%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.39%) Marketing
4 6 (2.05%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.05%) Law
5 3 (1.02%) Back Office
6 2 (0.68%) Advertising
6 2 (0.68%) Games
6 2 (0.68%) Legal
6 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.34%) Front Office
7 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (23.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 65 (22.18%) Analyst
3 44 (15.02%) Support Analyst
4 41 (13.99%) Support Engineer
5 36 (12.29%) IT Support
6 34 (11.60%) Administrator
7 29 (9.90%) IT Engineer
8 23 (7.85%) Systems Administrator
9 22 (7.51%) IT Analyst
10 21 (7.17%) 2nd Line Support
11 19 (6.48%) IT Support Analyst
12 18 (6.14%) 3rd Line Support
13 17 (5.80%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 16 (5.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 15 (5.12%) Infrastructure Support
15 15 (5.12%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
15 15 (5.12%) Service Analyst
16 14 (4.78%) Applications Support
16 14 (4.78%) Senior Analyst
16 14 (4.78%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.14%) .NET
2 11 (3.75%) Elastic Stack
2 11 (3.75%) Regular Expression
3 3 (1.02%) CSS
3 3 (1.02%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (1.02%) HTML
4 2 (0.68%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (0.68%) HTML5
4 2 (0.68%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (0.68%) LDAP
4 2 (0.68%) React
4 2 (0.68%) Vue.js
5 1 (0.34%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.34%) COM
5 1 (0.34%) JSON
5 1 (0.34%) Middleware
5 1 (0.34%) REST
5 1 (0.34%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.87%) Management Information System
2 20 (6.83%) Data Centre
3 11 (3.75%) Derivative
3 11 (3.75%) Equities
3 11 (3.75%) SWIFT
4 10 (3.41%) Public Cloud
5 9 (3.07%) Replication
5 9 (3.07%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.73%) User Experience
7 7 (2.39%) iPhone
7 7 (2.39%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.05%) Clustering
9 5 (1.71%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.71%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.37%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.37%) EFT
10 4 (1.37%) Fibre Optics
10 4 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.02%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 293 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (25.26%) Windows 10
3 72 (24.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 59 (20.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (19.11%) Windows Server 2016
6 48 (16.38%) Windows 7
7 39 (13.31%) Linux
8 17 (5.80%) Unix
8 17 (5.80%) Windows Server 2019
9 12 (4.10%) Android
10 11 (3.75%) Mac OS X
11 7 (2.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (1.71%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.71%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.68%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.34%) CentOS
15 1 (0.34%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (28.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 46 (15.70%) ITIL
3 27 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (7.51%) Service Management
5 21 (7.17%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (6.83%) Line Management
7 19 (6.48%) Change Management
8 18 (6.14%) Migration
9 16 (5.46%) Mentoring
9 16 (5.46%) Problem Management
9 16 (5.46%) Project Delivery
10 14 (4.78%) DevOps
10 14 (4.78%) Information Security
10 14 (4.78%) ITSM
11 13 (4.44%) Computer Science
11 13 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (4.10%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (4.10%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (3.75%) Portfolio Management
13 11 (3.75%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 114 (38.91%) PowerShell
2 65 (22.18%) SQL
3 14 (4.78%) Python
4 8 (2.73%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.71%) C
5 5 (1.71%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.37%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.37%) C#
7 3 (1.02%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.68%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.68%) VBScript
9 1 (0.34%) C++
9 1 (0.34%) Java
9 1 (0.34%) R
9 1 (0.34%) Scala
9 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 66 (22.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (15.70%) MCSA
3 29 (9.90%) Degree
4 19 (6.48%) MCSE
5 16 (5.46%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (4.44%) CCNA
7 12 (4.10%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (3.75%) MCP
9 8 (2.73%) MCITP
10 5 (1.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.02%) CCNP
12 3 (1.02%) Security Cleared
13 2 (0.68%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.68%) CCDA
13 2 (0.68%) CCDP
13 2 (0.68%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.34%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.22%) SLA
2 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 192 (65.53%) Active Directory
2 78 (26.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (18.09%) Hyper-V
4 24 (8.19%) XenApp
5 23 (7.85%) VMware ESXi
5 23 (7.85%) XenDesktop
6 13 (4.44%) vSphere
7 11 (3.75%) Firmware
8 9 (3.07%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (2.73%) VirtualBox
10 7 (2.39%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (1.37%) DFS Replication
11 4 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (1.02%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 3 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.68%) Docker
13 2 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 59 (20.14%) SCCM
2 20 (6.83%) Microsoft Intune
3 17 (5.80%) vCenter Server
4 13 (4.44%) Puppet
5 11 (3.75%) Nagios
5 11 (3.75%) Terraform
6 10 (3.41%) SCOM
7 6 (2.05%) Ansible
8 5 (1.71%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (1.71%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.71%) WSUS
9 4 (1.37%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (1.02%) Kubernetes
10 3 (1.02%) PowerCLI
10 3 (1.02%) Tivoli
10 3 (1.02%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 2 (0.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.68%) Graphite
Vendors
1 192 (65.53%) Microsoft
2 125 (42.66%) VMware
3 76 (25.94%) Citrix
4 29 (9.90%) Cisco
5 24 (8.19%) HP
6 17 (5.80%) Oracle
7 13 (4.44%) Apple
7 13 (4.44%) ShoreTel
8 11 (3.75%) ServiceNow
9 10 (3.41%) Bloomberg
9 10 (3.41%) Reuters
10 9 (3.07%) CheckPoint
10 9 (3.07%) Palo Alto
11 8 (2.73%) LogicMonitor
12 7 (2.39%) Dell
12 7 (2.39%) IBM
12 7 (2.39%) Meraki
12 7 (2.39%) Red Hat
13 6 (2.05%) 3PAR
13 6 (2.05%) Ivanti