Period
to 15 October 2021

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 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 124 70 44
Rank change year-on-year -54 -26 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 131 141 572
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.20% 3.94% 5.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.72% 18.98% 24.31%
Number of salaries quoted 109 120 506
10th Percentile £37,350 £28,425 £26,375
25th Percentile £48,750 £45,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +20.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £77,500 £67,250
90th Percentile £83,500 £85,000 £81,250
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% -

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 890 743 2,353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.97% 20.76% 23.33%
Number of salaries quoted 809 664 2,024
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,563 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £81,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £91,250 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% -

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 15 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 October 2021, 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.

1 131 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (70.23%) Microsoft
3 82 (62.60%) Active Directory
4 79 (60.31%) Azure
5 59 (45.04%) PowerShell
6 47 (35.88%) Microsoft 365
7 45 (34.35%) VMware
7 45 (34.35%) Finance
8 36 (27.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 33 (25.19%) SQL Server
9 33 (25.19%) Social Skills
10 31 (23.66%) ITIL
10 31 (23.66%) VMware Infrastructure
11 29 (22.14%) SCCM
12 27 (20.61%) IaaS
13 26 (19.85%) DevOps
14 25 (19.08%) AWS
14 25 (19.08%) Citrix
15 24 (18.32%) Firewall
16 23 (17.56%) Terraform
17 22 (16.79%) ITSM
17 22 (16.79%) MS Exchange
17 22 (16.79%) SQL
18 21 (16.03%) DNS
18 21 (16.03%) Problem-Solving
19 20 (15.27%) DHCP
19 20 (15.27%) SLA
20 19 (14.50%) Problem Management
20 19 (14.50%) Azure Active Directory
20 19 (14.50%) Windows Server 2012

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 22 (16.79%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.87%) Skype for Business
3 5 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (3.05%) IIS
5 3 (2.29%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.53%) Confluence
7 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.76%) JBoss
7 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (8.40%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (7.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Relativity
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.76%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 79 (60.31%) Azure
2 47 (35.88%) Microsoft 365
3 27 (20.61%) IaaS
4 25 (19.08%) AWS
5 19 (14.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 14 (10.69%) PaaS
7 11 (8.40%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (8.40%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (7.63%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (7.63%) Power Platform
8 10 (7.63%) Serverless
8 10 (7.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 8 (6.11%) Slack
10 6 (4.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (4.58%) Amazon ECS
11 5 (3.82%) Amazon S3
11 5 (3.82%) Azure Storage
11 5 (3.82%) GCP
12 4 (3.05%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (3.05%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.32%) Firewall
2 21 (16.03%) DNS
3 20 (15.27%) DHCP
4 11 (8.40%) SAN
5 10 (7.63%) VPN
6 9 (6.87%) TCP/IP
7 7 (5.34%) Wireless
8 5 (3.82%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (3.82%) LAN
8 5 (3.82%) Skype
8 5 (3.82%) Wireless Security
9 4 (3.05%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (3.05%) NetScaler
9 4 (3.05%) Network Security
10 3 (2.29%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.29%) Extranet
10 3 (2.29%) Kerberos
10 3 (2.29%) SMTP
10 3 (2.29%) WAN
11 2 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (25.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.63%) Power BI
3 5 (3.82%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (3.05%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.53%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.53%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.76%) DTS
7 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (6.87%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.34%) WinDbg
3 6 (4.58%) JIRA
4 5 (3.82%) Bitbucket
5 4 (3.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (3.05%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.76%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.76%) Subversion
6 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
General
1 45 (34.35%) Finance
2 33 (25.19%) Social Skills
3 18 (13.74%) Legal
4 15 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (9.92%) Banking
6 12 (9.16%) Financial Institution
7 9 (6.87%) Law
8 5 (3.82%) Telecoms
9 4 (3.05%) Back Office
9 4 (3.05%) Front Office
9 4 (3.05%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 4 (3.05%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.53%) Retail
11 1 (0.76%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.76%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 35 (26.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (16.03%) Azure Engineer
3 19 (14.50%) Analyst
4 14 (10.69%) Support Analyst
5 12 (9.16%) Operations Engineer
6 11 (8.40%) Support Engineer
7 9 (6.87%) Cloud Engineer
7 9 (6.87%) Desktop Support
8 8 (6.11%) IT Analyst
8 8 (6.11%) IT Support
8 8 (6.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.11%) Senior Support Engineer
8 8 (6.11%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (5.34%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (4.58%) Active Directory Engineer
10 6 (4.58%) Deployment Engineer
10 6 (4.58%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (4.58%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
10 6 (4.58%) IT Manager
10 6 (4.58%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.11%) JSON
2 4 (3.05%) .NET
2 4 (3.05%) CSS
2 4 (3.05%) HTML
2 4 (3.05%) HTML5
2 4 (3.05%) Web Services
3 3 (2.29%) COM
3 3 (2.29%) SAML
4 2 (1.53%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.76%) ADO
5 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.76%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.76%) Middleware
5 1 (0.76%) OAuth
5 1 (0.76%) OAuth2
5 1 (0.76%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.76%) RESTful
5 1 (0.76%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.45%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.63%) Hedge funds
2 10 (7.63%) Public Cloud
3 9 (6.87%) Fat Client
3 9 (6.87%) Handset
3 9 (6.87%) Replication
3 9 (6.87%) Thin Client
4 8 (6.11%) Blackberry
5 6 (4.58%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.58%) Enterprise Cloud
6 5 (3.82%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (3.82%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (3.05%) EMC VNX
7 4 (3.05%) PKI
7 4 (3.05%) SWIFT
7 4 (3.05%) Symmetrix
8 3 (2.29%) Derivative
8 3 (2.29%) Equities
8 3 (2.29%) User Experience
8 3 (2.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 131 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (14.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (12.98%) Windows 10
4 15 (11.45%) Linux
5 14 (10.69%) Windows Server 2016
6 13 (9.92%) Windows Server 2019
7 11 (8.40%) Unix
8 10 (7.63%) Data ONTAP
9 9 (6.87%) Android
10 8 (6.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (3.82%) Windows 7
12 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.76%) CentOS
13 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (27.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 31 (23.66%) ITIL
3 26 (19.85%) DevOps
4 22 (16.79%) ITSM
5 21 (16.03%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (14.50%) Problem Management
7 18 (13.74%) Service Management
7 18 (13.74%) SIEM
8 17 (12.98%) Migration
8 17 (12.98%) Service Delivery
9 16 (12.21%) Incident Management
9 16 (12.21%) Server Management
10 14 (10.69%) Change Management
10 14 (10.69%) Infrastructure as Code
11 13 (9.92%) Data Protection
12 12 (9.16%) Cybersecurity
12 12 (9.16%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (8.40%) Information Security
13 11 (8.40%) Investment Management
14 9 (6.87%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (45.04%) PowerShell
2 22 (16.79%) SQL
3 12 (9.16%) Python
4 9 (6.87%) VBScript
5 4 (3.05%) C#
5 4 (3.05%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.05%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.53%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.53%) Perl
7 1 (0.76%) PHP
7 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (9.92%) Degree
2 11 (8.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.82%) CISA
3 5 (3.82%) CISM
3 5 (3.82%) CISSP
3 5 (3.82%) MCSE
4 4 (3.05%) AWS Certification
4 4 (3.05%) CCNA
4 4 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.53%) CHECK Team Member
7 1 (0.76%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.76%) CEH
7 1 (0.76%) CISMP
7 1 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.76%) GIAC
7 1 (0.76%) MOS
7 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.27%) SLA
2 10 (7.63%) GDPR
3 2 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.76%) GRC
4 1 (0.76%) NIST
4 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 82 (62.60%) Active Directory
2 31 (23.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (13.74%) Hyper-V
4 16 (12.21%) vSphere
5 14 (10.69%) XenApp
6 11 (8.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (7.63%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (4.58%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (4.58%) XenDesktop
9 4 (3.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (1.53%) Ceph
10 2 (1.53%) KVM
10 2 (1.53%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.76%) Docker
11 1 (0.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 29 (22.14%) SCCM
2 23 (17.56%) Terraform
3 14 (10.69%) Ansible
4 11 (8.40%) SCOM
5 8 (6.11%) NetBackup
6 7 (5.34%) Nagios
6 7 (5.34%) Perfmon
7 6 (4.58%) EdgeSight
7 6 (4.58%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (4.58%) SCOrch
7 6 (4.58%) SCVMM
7 6 (4.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (3.82%) vCenter Server
9 4 (3.05%) OfficeScan
9 4 (3.05%) Trend Micro Deep Security
9 4 (3.05%) WSUS
10 3 (2.29%) PowerCLI
11 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (1.53%) Puppet
11 2 (1.53%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 92 (70.23%) Microsoft
2 45 (34.35%) VMware
3 25 (19.08%) Citrix
4 15 (11.45%) HP
5 14 (10.69%) NetApp
5 14 (10.69%) ServiceNow
6 13 (9.92%) Bloomberg
6 13 (9.92%) Reuters
7 12 (9.16%) Cisco
8 10 (7.63%) Apple
8 10 (7.63%) LogicMonitor
9 9 (6.87%) Nimble Storage
10 6 (4.58%) Altiris
10 6 (4.58%) McAfee
10 6 (4.58%) Symantec
10 6 (4.58%) Veritas
11 5 (3.82%) Dell
11 5 (3.82%) Google
11 5 (3.82%) SolarWinds
11 5 (3.82%) Sophos