Period
to 26 October 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 26 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 62 43 51
Rank change year-on-year -19 +8 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 147 539 558
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 4.03% 5.42% 5.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.73% 23.55% 22.29%
Number of salaries quoted 133 510 533
Median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% - +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 745 2,289 2,503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.40% 23.00% 22.41%
Number of salaries quoted 661 1,936 2,212
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £96,875 £91,250
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £58,250
% change year-on-year +8.33% +3.00% +5.91%

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 26 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 October 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.

1 147 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (62.59%) Microsoft
3 89 (60.54%) Active Directory
4 79 (53.74%) Azure
5 65 (44.22%) VMware
6 60 (40.82%) Office 365
7 58 (39.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 50 (34.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 49 (33.33%) PowerShell
10 40 (27.21%) Finance
11 38 (25.85%) VMware Infrastructure
12 37 (25.17%) AWS
13 35 (23.81%) Windows Server 2016
14 30 (20.41%) SAN
15 28 (19.05%) SaaS
16 26 (17.69%) Windows 10
17 25 (17.01%) IIS
18 24 (16.33%) Firewall
19 23 (15.65%) Cisco
19 23 (15.65%) Citrix
19 23 (15.65%) SCCM
20 22 (14.97%) Linux
21 21 (14.29%) ITIL
21 21 (14.29%) SQL Server
21 21 (14.29%) Migration
22 20 (13.61%) Law
22 20 (13.61%) SQL
22 20 (13.61%) Hyper-V
23 19 (12.93%) Terraform
23 19 (12.93%) Windows Server 2019

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 25 (17.01%) IIS
2 15 (10.20%) SharePoint
3 12 (8.16%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.72%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.68%) Confluence
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (10.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.68%) Elite 3E
1 1 (0.68%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 79 (53.74%) Azure
2 60 (40.82%) Office 365
3 37 (25.17%) AWS
4 28 (19.05%) SaaS
5 17 (11.56%) IaaS
6 16 (10.88%) Azure Active Directory
7 13 (8.84%) PaaS
8 3 (2.04%) OneDrive
9 2 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (1.36%) Power Platform
9 2 (1.36%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.68%) GCP
10 1 (0.68%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 30 (20.41%) SAN
2 24 (16.33%) Firewall
3 19 (12.93%) DNS
4 18 (12.24%) VPN
5 17 (11.56%) DHCP
6 16 (10.88%) LAN
7 15 (10.20%) WAN
8 10 (6.80%) Skype
9 8 (5.44%) SSL
10 7 (4.76%) Wireshark
11 6 (4.08%) TCP/IP
12 5 (3.40%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (3.40%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (3.40%) Unified Communications
13 4 (2.72%) NetScaler
13 4 (2.72%) Network Security
13 4 (2.72%) VoIP
14 3 (2.04%) PBX
15 2 (1.36%) Wireless
16 1 (0.68%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.72%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.40%) JIRA
2 2 (1.36%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.36%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.68%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.68%) MSI
General
1 40 (27.21%) Finance
2 20 (13.61%) Law
3 13 (8.84%) Banking
4 7 (4.76%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.08%) Marketing
6 5 (3.40%) Financial Institution
6 5 (3.40%) Front Office
7 4 (2.72%) Legal
8 2 (1.36%) International Banking
9 1 (0.68%) Local Government
9 1 (0.68%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (25.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (13.61%) IT Engineer
3 18 (12.24%) Analyst
4 16 (10.88%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (9.52%) Azure Engineer
6 13 (8.84%) Windows Engineer
7 12 (8.16%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (7.48%) Network Engineer
8 11 (7.48%) VMware Engineer
9 10 (6.80%) Hyper-V Engineer
9 10 (6.80%) IT Support
9 10 (6.80%) Storage Engineer
9 10 (6.80%) Support Engineer
10 9 (6.12%) Administrator
10 9 (6.12%) AWS Engineer
10 9 (6.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (5.44%) Support Analyst
12 7 (4.76%) Applications Support
12 7 (4.76%) Risk Analyst
12 7 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.80%) .NET
2 7 (4.76%) Web Services
2 7 (4.76%) YAML
3 3 (2.04%) LDAP
4 1 (0.68%) JSON
4 1 (0.68%) Middleware
4 1 (0.68%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.88%) Management Information System
2 15 (10.20%) Public Cloud
3 10 (6.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (4.76%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 7 (4.76%) Robotics
5 6 (4.08%) Client/Server
5 6 (4.08%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.08%) User Experience
6 4 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.72%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.36%) Clustering
8 2 (1.36%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.36%) PKI
8 2 (1.36%) Replication
9 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.68%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 147 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (34.01%) Windows Server 2012
3 35 (23.81%) Windows Server 2016
4 26 (17.69%) Windows 10
5 22 (14.97%) Linux
6 19 (12.93%) Windows Server 2019
7 16 (10.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (8.84%) Windows 7
9 9 (6.12%) Unix
10 7 (4.76%) Solaris
10 7 (4.76%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.04%) Android
12 2 (1.36%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.68%) Check Point GAiA
13 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (39.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 21 (14.29%) ITIL
2 21 (14.29%) Migration
3 19 (12.93%) ITSM
4 16 (10.88%) DevOps
5 15 (10.20%) Configuration Management
5 15 (10.20%) Service Management
6 14 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (8.84%) Fintech
7 13 (8.84%) Problem Management
8 11 (7.48%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (7.48%) Information Security
8 11 (7.48%) Infrastructure as Code
9 10 (6.80%) B2B
9 10 (6.80%) Continuous Deployment
9 10 (6.80%) Data Protection
9 10 (6.80%) Mentoring
10 9 (6.12%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (6.12%) Project Delivery
10 9 (6.12%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 20 (13.61%) SQL
3 6 (4.08%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.04%) Python
5 2 (1.36%) C
5 2 (1.36%) VB
5 2 (1.36%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (6.80%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (6.12%) CISSP
3 9 (6.12%) MCSA
4 8 (5.44%) CISM
5 7 (4.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 7 (4.76%) CCSP
5 7 (4.76%) CREST Certified
5 7 (4.76%) GCFA
5 7 (4.76%) GCIA
5 7 (4.76%) GCIH
6 6 (4.08%) Degree
7 3 (2.04%) MCP
8 2 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.68%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.68%) CCNA
9 1 (0.68%) CCNP
9 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.68%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.68%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.88%) SLA
2 7 (4.76%) COBIT
2 7 (4.76%) NIST
3 4 (2.72%) GDPR
System Software
1 89 (60.54%) Active Directory
2 38 (25.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (13.61%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.76%) XenApp
5 6 (4.08%) Docker
5 6 (4.08%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (4.08%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.40%) vSphere
7 3 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.68%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.68%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (15.65%) SCCM
2 19 (12.93%) Terraform
3 18 (12.24%) Microsoft Intune
4 17 (11.56%) Puppet
5 8 (5.44%) WSUS
6 7 (4.76%) Ansible
6 7 (4.76%) CSIRT
7 5 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.36%) CASB
8 2 (1.36%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.36%) MaaS360
8 2 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.36%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.36%) SCOM
8 2 (1.36%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.36%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.36%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.68%) Nessus
Vendors
1 92 (62.59%) Microsoft
2 65 (44.22%) VMware
3 23 (15.65%) Cisco
3 23 (15.65%) Citrix
4 16 (10.88%) HP
5 8 (5.44%) EMC
6 6 (4.08%) SolarWinds
7 5 (3.40%) Mitel
8 4 (2.72%) Bloomberg
8 4 (2.72%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.04%) Dell
9 3 (2.04%) Hitachi
9 3 (2.04%) McAfee
9 3 (2.04%) Palo Alto
9 3 (2.04%) Sophos
9 3 (2.04%) Veeam
10 2 (1.36%) Darktrace
10 2 (1.36%) Ivanti
10 2 (1.36%) Meraki
10 2 (1.36%) SonicWALL