Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 114 53 46
Rank change year-on-year -61 -7 +31
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 119 384 534
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.45% 4.51% 5.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.10% 22.34% 23.11%
Number of salaries quoted 108 338 501
10th Percentile £37,350 £26,250 £29,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £32,563 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £49,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +1.01%

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 739 1,719 2,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.22% 20.20% 22.52%
Number of salaries quoted 645 1,499 2,073
10th Percentile £41,250 £29,153 £30,000
25th Percentile £48,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%

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 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 April 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.

1 119 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (63.03%) Azure
3 69 (57.98%) Microsoft 365
3 69 (57.98%) Microsoft
4 60 (50.42%) Active Directory
4 60 (50.42%) VMware
5 50 (42.02%) VMware Infrastructure
6 32 (26.89%) Citrix
7 31 (26.05%) PowerShell
7 31 (26.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (25.21%) Cisco
8 30 (25.21%) ITIL
8 30 (25.21%) Finance
9 29 (24.37%) Firewall
10 28 (23.53%) Linux
11 27 (22.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 25 (21.01%) Windows 10
13 24 (20.17%) SQL Server
13 24 (20.17%) Windows Server 2008
14 23 (19.33%) DNS
14 23 (19.33%) AWS
15 22 (18.49%) Azure Active Directory
15 22 (18.49%) VPN
15 22 (18.49%) Hyper-V
16 21 (17.65%) SCCM
16 21 (17.65%) DHCP
17 20 (16.81%) Windows Server 2016
18 18 (15.13%) HP
18 18 (15.13%) Management Information System
19 17 (14.29%) SAN

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 16 (13.45%) SharePoint
2 11 (9.24%) IIS
3 7 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.36%) Confluence
5 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (12.61%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.84%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.84%) Revit
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Relativity
2 2 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.68%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.84%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 75 (63.03%) Azure
2 69 (57.98%) Microsoft 365
3 23 (19.33%) AWS
4 22 (18.49%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (9.24%) GitHub
6 10 (8.40%) IaaS
7 8 (6.72%) SaaS
8 5 (4.20%) PaaS
9 4 (3.36%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (3.36%) Mimecast
10 3 (2.52%) Power Platform
11 2 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (1.68%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 1 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.84%) Amazon ECS
12 1 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.84%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.84%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.84%) Power Automate
12 1 (0.84%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 29 (24.37%) Firewall
2 23 (19.33%) DNS
3 22 (18.49%) VPN
4 21 (17.65%) DHCP
5 17 (14.29%) SAN
6 10 (8.40%) NetScaler
6 10 (8.40%) WAN
7 9 (7.56%) LAN
8 6 (5.04%) Network Security
8 6 (5.04%) TCP/IP
9 5 (4.20%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (4.20%) iSCSI
9 5 (4.20%) VoIP
10 4 (3.36%) NAS
11 3 (2.52%) Unified Communications
11 3 (2.52%) VLAN
12 2 (1.68%) BGP
12 2 (1.68%) MPLS
13 1 (0.84%) DMZ
13 1 (0.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.17%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.68%) Power BI
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.84%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (10.08%) Octopus Deploy
2 11 (9.24%) Artifactory
2 11 (9.24%) TeamCity
3 10 (8.40%) JIRA
4 1 (0.84%) Bitbucket
General
1 30 (25.21%) Finance
2 9 (7.56%) Law
3 8 (6.72%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.88%) Legal
5 3 (2.52%) Back Office
6 2 (1.68%) Banking
6 2 (1.68%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.84%) Electronics
7 1 (0.84%) Housing Association
7 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.84%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (22.69%) Analyst
2 24 (20.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 14 (11.76%) IT Engineer
4 14 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 13 (10.92%) IT Analyst
5 13 (10.92%) IT Support
6 12 (10.08%) Senior Support Engineer
7 11 (9.24%) Azure Engineer
7 11 (9.24%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (9.24%) IT Support Analyst
7 11 (9.24%) IT Support Engineer
7 11 (9.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (9.24%) Senior IT Engineer
8 10 (8.40%) Cloud Engineer
8 10 (8.40%) Network Engineer
8 10 (8.40%) Senior Manager
8 10 (8.40%) Senior Technical Engineer
8 10 (8.40%) Technical Analyst
8 10 (8.40%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.04%) Web Services
2 2 (1.68%) .NET
2 2 (1.68%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.68%) COM
3 1 (0.84%) HTML
3 1 (0.84%) JSON
3 1 (0.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.13%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.04%) Clustering
2 6 (5.04%) Replication
3 5 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.20%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.36%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.36%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.52%) PKI
6 2 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.68%) User Experience
6 2 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.84%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.84%) iPad
7 1 (0.84%) iPhone
7 1 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 119 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (26.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (23.53%) Linux
4 25 (21.01%) Windows 10
5 24 (20.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (16.81%) Windows Server 2016
7 14 (11.76%) Windows Server 2019
8 13 (10.92%) Windows 7
9 12 (10.08%) Ubuntu
10 9 (7.56%) CentOS
10 9 (7.56%) Mac OS
11 5 (4.20%) Android
12 3 (2.52%) Unix
12 3 (2.52%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.84%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.21%) ITIL
2 27 (22.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 17 (14.29%) DevOps
4 13 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (10.92%) Infrastructure as Code
5 12 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (9.24%) AIOps
6 11 (9.24%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (9.24%) DevSecOps
6 11 (9.24%) Kanban
6 11 (9.24%) Migration
6 11 (9.24%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 11 (9.24%) Scrum
6 11 (9.24%) SDLC
6 11 (9.24%) Target Operating Model
7 10 (8.40%) Project Delivery
8 9 (7.56%) Service Delivery
9 8 (6.72%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (6.72%) Presales
10 7 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.05%) PowerShell
2 14 (11.76%) SQL
3 3 (2.52%) Python
4 2 (1.68%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.68%) VB
5 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.84%) C#
5 1 (0.84%) Perl
5 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.72%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (5.88%) CCNA
3 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.20%) CISSP
4 5 (4.20%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.36%) CISM
6 3 (2.52%) CCNP
6 3 (2.52%) MCSE
6 3 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.68%) Degree
7 2 (1.68%) MCP
7 2 (1.68%) MCSA
7 2 (1.68%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.84%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.84%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.84%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.04%) Cyber Essentials
2 6 (5.04%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 5 (4.20%) SLA
4 1 (0.84%) GDPR
4 1 (0.84%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 60 (50.42%) Active Directory
2 50 (42.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (18.49%) Hyper-V
4 14 (11.76%) XenDesktop
5 12 (10.08%) Docker
6 11 (9.24%) XenApp
7 9 (7.56%) vSphere
8 6 (5.04%) StorNext
8 6 (5.04%) Xsan
9 4 (3.36%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (2.52%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (2.52%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.68%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.84%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.84%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 21 (17.65%) SCCM
2 16 (13.45%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (9.24%) Ansible
3 11 (9.24%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (9.24%) Puppet
3 11 (9.24%) Rancher
3 11 (9.24%) Terraform
4 7 (5.88%) SCOM
5 6 (5.04%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 5 (4.20%) SCDPM
6 5 (4.20%) SCOrch
7 4 (3.36%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (1.68%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.68%) PowerCLI
8 2 (1.68%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.84%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.84%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.84%) Nessus
Vendors
1 69 (57.98%) Microsoft
2 60 (50.42%) VMware
3 32 (26.89%) Citrix
4 30 (25.21%) Cisco
5 18 (15.13%) HP
6 14 (11.76%) SonicWALL
7 10 (8.40%) EMC
8 9 (7.56%) Dell
9 8 (6.72%) Apple
9 8 (6.72%) Juniper
9 8 (6.72%) SolarWinds
9 8 (6.72%) Supermicro
10 6 (5.04%) Isilon
11 5 (4.20%) Barracuda Networks
11 5 (4.20%) Sage
12 4 (3.36%) Aruba
12 4 (3.36%) CheckPoint
12 4 (3.36%) Mitel
12 4 (3.36%) NetApp
12 4 (3.36%) Veeam