Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 59 61
Rank change year-on-year +15 +2 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 576 474 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.45% 4.57% 4.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.71% 20.11% 18.40%
Number of salaries quoted 538 451 469
City of London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,250 £72,500
Central London median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.05% - +5.56%

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 2,429 2,357 2,805
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.98% 22.74% 24.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,150 2,144 2,542
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £86,250 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -1 1 £70,000 +7.69%
Windows Server
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 576 (100.00%) Windows
2 374 (64.93%) Active Directory
3 302 (52.43%) Microsoft
4 224 (38.89%) Finance
5 212 (36.81%) VMware
6 208 (36.11%) Office 365
7 172 (29.86%) Microsoft Azure
8 171 (29.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 168 (29.17%) Firewall
10 167 (28.99%) Windows Server 2012
11 165 (28.65%) PowerShell
12 158 (27.43%) DNS
13 144 (25.00%) MS Exchange
14 142 (24.65%) ITIL
15 139 (24.13%) SQL
16 131 (22.74%) VMware Infrastructure
17 127 (22.05%) DHCP
18 126 (21.88%) Windows 10
19 122 (21.18%) Hyper-V
20 114 (19.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 106 (18.40%) SQL Server
21 106 (18.40%) TCP/IP
22 102 (17.71%) Microsoft Office
23 97 (16.84%) Cisco
24 94 (16.32%) Windows 7
25 93 (16.15%) Amazon AWS
26 79 (13.72%) Citrix
27 73 (12.67%) SCCM
28 71 (12.33%) DevOps
29 67 (11.63%) Linux

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
1 144 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 47 (8.16%) IIS
3 38 (6.60%) SharePoint
4 29 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (2.78%) Skype for Business
7 13 (2.26%) Apache
8 11 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (1.91%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (1.22%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.87%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.87%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.69%) CMS
13 3 (0.52%) IBM Domino
13 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.35%) nginx
15 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
15 1 (0.17%) Confluence
15 1 (0.17%) Kentico
Applications
1 102 (17.71%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.04%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.52%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.17%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.17%) PlanetPress Connect
3 1 (0.17%) Relativity
3 1 (0.17%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.17%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.17%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 208 (36.11%) Office 365
2 172 (29.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 93 (16.15%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (5.73%) SaaS
5 23 (3.99%) Azure Active Directory
6 20 (3.47%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (2.95%) PaaS
8 14 (2.43%) IaaS
9 10 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (1.56%) GitHub
11 8 (1.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 8 (1.39%) NuGet
12 7 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.87%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
15 2 (0.35%) G Suite
15 2 (0.35%) IBM Cloud
15 2 (0.35%) SoftLayer
16 1 (0.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 168 (29.17%) Firewall
2 158 (27.43%) DNS
3 127 (22.05%) DHCP
4 106 (18.40%) TCP/IP
5 63 (10.94%) SAN
6 61 (10.59%) LAN
7 53 (9.20%) VPN
8 50 (8.68%) WAN
9 40 (6.94%) Network Security
10 35 (6.08%) VLAN
11 31 (5.38%) Skype
12 28 (4.86%) Wireless
13 19 (3.30%) MPLS
14 17 (2.95%) VoIP
15 16 (2.78%) WLAN
16 15 (2.60%) Internet
17 14 (2.43%) IP Telephony
18 13 (2.26%) FTP
18 13 (2.26%) NetScaler
19 12 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (18.40%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
3 21 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 15 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (2.43%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (1.56%) InfluxDB
7 9 (1.56%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
8 8 (1.39%) MySQL
8 8 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.69%) Big Data
10 4 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.52%) IDOL
11 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Power View
11 3 (0.52%) OLAP
11 3 (0.52%) Power BI
11 3 (0.52%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 14 (2.43%) Git (software)
2 10 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
3 9 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.56%) TeamCity
4 8 (1.39%) Subversion
5 7 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (1.22%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.87%) Hudson
6 5 (0.87%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.52%) JIRA
8 2 (0.35%) MSI
8 2 (0.35%) Selenium
8 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.17%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.17%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.17%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.17%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.17%) WinDbg
General
1 224 (38.89%) Finance
2 61 (10.59%) Law
3 49 (8.51%) Legal
4 26 (4.51%) Banking
5 19 (3.30%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.56%) Advertising
7 8 (1.39%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.04%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.87%) Back Office
9 5 (0.87%) Retail
10 3 (0.52%) Front Office
10 3 (0.52%) Marketing
11 2 (0.35%) Billing
11 2 (0.35%) Games
11 2 (0.35%) Military
11 2 (0.35%) Prime Brokerage
11 2 (0.35%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.35%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.35%) Synthetic Prime Brokerage
12 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 115 (19.97%) Analyst
2 96 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 93 (16.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 88 (15.28%) IT Support
5 61 (10.59%) IT Analyst
6 47 (8.16%) Support Analyst
7 46 (7.99%) IT Engineer
8 38 (6.60%) Administrator
8 38 (6.60%) Windows Engineer
9 36 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
10 33 (5.73%) Security Analyst
11 32 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
11 32 (5.56%) Server Engineer
12 31 (5.38%) Desktop Support
12 31 (5.38%) IT Support Analyst
12 31 (5.38%) Systems Administrator
13 28 (4.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 28 (4.86%) DevOps Engineer
14 26 (4.51%) Cisco Security Analyst
14 26 (4.51%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (7.12%) .NET
2 26 (4.51%) Web Services
3 11 (1.91%) HTML
3 11 (1.91%) XML
4 10 (1.74%) .NET Framework
4 10 (1.74%) ASP.NET
4 10 (1.74%) Elastic Stack
4 10 (1.74%) Node.js
5 9 (1.56%) CSS
5 9 (1.56%) jQuery
5 9 (1.56%) JSON
6 7 (1.22%) AngularJS
7 6 (1.04%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (1.04%) LDAP
8 4 (0.69%) SOAP
8 4 (0.69%) X-Windows
9 3 (0.52%) MDX
9 3 (0.52%) Middleware
9 3 (0.52%) OAuth
9 3 (0.52%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 38 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (6.42%) PKI
4 24 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
5 21 (3.65%) Microsoft Licensing
6 19 (3.30%) Management Information System
7 18 (3.13%) Replication
8 15 (2.60%) Clustering
9 12 (2.08%) BYOD
10 10 (1.74%) Blackberry
11 9 (1.56%) Public Cloud
12 8 (1.39%) Fintech
12 8 (1.39%) User Experience
12 8 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (1.22%) Hedge funds
14 6 (1.04%) CMDB
14 6 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
14 6 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (1.04%) HP StoreVirtual
14 6 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 576 (100.00%) Windows
2 171 (29.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 167 (28.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 126 (21.88%) Windows 10
5 94 (16.32%) Windows 7
6 67 (11.63%) Linux
7 21 (3.65%) Android
8 19 (3.30%) Mac OS X
9 17 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (2.43%) Unix
11 11 (1.91%) Ubuntu
12 10 (1.74%) Mac OS
12 10 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (1.56%) Apple iOS
14 8 (1.39%) Solaris
14 8 (1.39%) Windows 8
15 7 (1.22%) Amazon Linux
15 7 (1.22%) CentOS
16 5 (0.87%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (24.65%) ITIL
2 114 (19.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 71 (12.33%) DevOps
4 55 (9.55%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
6 50 (8.68%) Migration
7 49 (8.51%) Service Delivery
8 40 (6.94%) Scrum
9 36 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 34 (5.90%) Configuration Management
11 33 (5.73%) Disaster Recovery
11 33 (5.73%) Systems Engineering
12 29 (5.03%) Cybersecurity
12 29 (5.03%) Root Cause Analysis
13 27 (4.69%) Server Virtualisation
13 27 (4.69%) Time Management
14 23 (3.99%) Information Security
14 23 (3.99%) Performance Tuning
14 23 (3.99%) Service Management
15 22 (3.82%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 165 (28.65%) PowerShell
2 139 (24.13%) SQL
3 30 (5.21%) Java
4 24 (4.17%) Python
5 23 (3.99%) C#
6 20 (3.47%) JavaScript
7 17 (2.95%) Bash Shell
8 16 (2.78%) T-SQL
9 12 (2.08%) C++
10 9 (1.56%) Perl
10 9 (1.56%) PHP
10 9 (1.56%) VB
11 7 (1.22%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.35%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.17%) AppleScript
14 1 (0.17%) C
14 1 (0.17%) Ruby
14 1 (0.17%) VBA
14 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (9.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (8.16%) Degree
3 46 (7.99%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (6.08%) CCNP
5 34 (5.90%) CEH
6 29 (5.03%) MCSE
7 25 (4.34%) GIAC
8 23 (3.99%) CCIE
8 23 (3.99%) GSEC
9 19 (3.30%) MCSA
10 15 (2.60%) CCNA
11 14 (2.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 12 (2.08%) CISSP
13 11 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
14 10 (1.74%) MCP
14 10 (1.74%) Security Cleared
15 9 (1.56%) SSCP
16 7 (1.22%) CompTIA Security+
17 6 (1.04%) CISA
17 6 (1.04%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (7.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (5.73%) Cyber Essentials
3 14 (2.43%) SLA
4 12 (2.08%) GDPR
5 10 (1.74%) HIPAA
6 6 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 6 (1.04%) WAI
7 3 (0.52%) PMO
8 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 374 (64.93%) Active Directory
2 131 (22.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 122 (21.18%) Hyper-V
4 35 (6.08%) XenApp
5 24 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (2.60%) XenDesktop
7 13 (2.26%) Docker
8 12 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (2.08%) vSphere
9 11 (1.91%) Virtual Servers
9 11 (1.91%) VirtualBox
10 8 (1.39%) Firmware
10 8 (1.39%) XenServer
11 7 (1.22%) LXC
12 6 (1.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 6 (1.04%) Virtual Desktop
12 6 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.52%) DFS Replication
13 3 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.52%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 73 (12.67%) SCCM
2 48 (8.33%) SCOM
3 33 (5.73%) Puppet
4 26 (4.51%) Ansible
5 23 (3.99%) Backup Exec
6 20 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (2.26%) Terraform
8 12 (2.08%) Nagios
8 12 (2.08%) WSUS
9 8 (1.39%) Grafana
9 8 (1.39%) Kibana
9 8 (1.39%) logstash
9 8 (1.39%) SCOrch
10 7 (1.22%) HP SIM
11 5 (0.87%) Kubernetes
11 5 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (0.87%) Salt
11 5 (0.87%) vCenter Server
12 4 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
12 4 (0.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 302 (52.43%) Microsoft
2 212 (36.81%) VMware
3 97 (16.84%) Cisco
4 79 (13.72%) Citrix
5 33 (5.73%) CheckPoint
6 32 (5.56%) HP
7 29 (5.03%) Dell
8 26 (4.51%) Apple
9 24 (4.17%) Oracle
9 24 (4.17%) Veeam
10 19 (3.30%) ServiceNow
11 17 (2.95%) Red Hat
12 16 (2.78%) Veritas
13 15 (2.60%) Juniper
14 13 (2.26%) Splunk
15 12 (2.08%) Google
15 12 (2.08%) iManage
15 12 (2.08%) Symantec
16 11 (1.91%) Avaya
17 10 (1.74%) NetApp