Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 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 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 45 65
Rank change year-on-year -12 +20 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 525 509 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.74% 5.13% 4.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.34% 21.27% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 483 470 481
City of London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.97%
10th Percentile £28,000 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,250 £71,250
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 2,460 2,393 3,010
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.21% 24.12% 25.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,183 2,161 2,728
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £28,550 £30,750 £31,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £85,000
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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -9 3 £55,000 +48.65%
Windows Server
Central London

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 525 (100.00%) Windows
2 345 (65.71%) Active Directory
3 284 (54.10%) Microsoft
4 209 (39.81%) VMware
5 202 (38.48%) Office 365
6 188 (35.81%) Finance
7 167 (31.81%) Microsoft Azure
8 166 (31.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 164 (31.24%) DNS
9 164 (31.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 161 (30.67%) Firewall
11 153 (29.14%) PowerShell
12 145 (27.62%) MS Exchange
13 140 (26.67%) ITIL
14 132 (25.14%) VMware Infrastructure
15 131 (24.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 128 (24.38%) DHCP
17 121 (23.05%) Hyper-V
18 105 (20.00%) Citrix
19 104 (19.81%) SQL
20 98 (18.67%) Windows 10
21 97 (18.48%) Microsoft Office
22 96 (18.29%) SQL Server
22 96 (18.29%) TCP/IP
23 90 (17.14%) Linux
24 87 (16.57%) Cisco
25 83 (15.81%) DevOps
26 82 (15.62%) Windows 7
27 77 (14.67%) SAN
28 63 (12.00%) Law

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
1 145 (27.62%) MS Exchange
2 49 (9.33%) SharePoint
3 45 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 43 (8.19%) IIS
5 38 (7.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 34 (6.48%) Skype for Business
7 8 (1.52%) Apache
7 8 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.33%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.14%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.76%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.76%) JBoss
11 3 (0.57%) CMS
11 3 (0.57%) Confluence
11 3 (0.57%) nginx
11 3 (0.57%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.38%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.38%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 97 (18.48%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.57%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.19%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.19%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.19%) PlanetPress Connect
4 1 (0.19%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.19%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.19%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.19%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.19%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 202 (38.48%) Office 365
2 167 (31.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (11.05%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (5.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 23 (4.38%) SaaS
6 14 (2.67%) PaaS
7 13 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (2.48%) OneDrive
8 11 (2.10%) IaaS
9 8 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (1.33%) GitHub
10 7 (1.33%) Mimecast
11 6 (1.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (1.14%) NuGet
12 5 (0.95%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.95%) G Suite
13 4 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
14 2 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 164 (31.24%) DNS
2 161 (30.67%) Firewall
3 128 (24.38%) DHCP
4 96 (18.29%) TCP/IP
5 77 (14.67%) SAN
6 55 (10.48%) WAN
7 54 (10.29%) VPN
8 48 (9.14%) Skype
9 47 (8.95%) LAN
10 31 (5.90%) VLAN
11 30 (5.71%) Network Security
12 28 (5.33%) Wireless
13 16 (3.05%) MPLS
14 15 (2.86%) NetScaler
15 14 (2.67%) IP Telephony
16 13 (2.48%) VoIP
17 11 (2.10%) Multicast
17 11 (2.10%) SMTP
18 10 (1.90%) iSCSI
18 10 (1.90%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (18.29%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.05%) Relational Database
2 16 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (2.67%) MySQL
4 13 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (2.29%) RDBMS
6 11 (2.10%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (1.33%) InfluxDB
7 7 (1.33%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.95%) Power BI
10 4 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Power View
10 4 (0.76%) OLAP
10 4 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.76%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 14 (2.67%) Git (software)
2 10 (1.90%) TeamCity
3 9 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (1.52%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.33%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.14%) JIRA
6 6 (1.14%) Subversion
7 5 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.57%) Hudson
9 2 (0.38%) Selenium
9 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.19%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.19%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.19%) GitLab
10 1 (0.19%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.19%) MSI
10 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.19%) Travis CI
General
1 188 (35.81%) Finance
2 63 (12.00%) Law
3 46 (8.76%) Legal
4 27 (5.14%) Banking
5 18 (3.43%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.48%) Advertising
7 9 (1.71%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.33%) Billing
8 7 (1.33%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.14%) Marketing
10 4 (0.76%) Military
10 4 (0.76%) Retail
11 3 (0.57%) Back Office
12 2 (0.38%) Front Office
12 2 (0.38%) Games
12 2 (0.38%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.38%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.19%) Prime Brokerage
13 1 (0.19%) Publishing
13 1 (0.19%) Synthetic Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 112 (21.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 95 (18.10%) Analyst
3 92 (17.52%) Support Engineer
4 65 (12.38%) IT Support
5 50 (9.52%) IT Engineer
6 45 (8.57%) IT Analyst
7 37 (7.05%) Administrator
7 37 (7.05%) Windows Engineer
8 34 (6.48%) DevOps Engineer
8 34 (6.48%) Support Analyst
9 33 (6.29%) IT Support Engineer
10 29 (5.52%) Server Engineer
11 28 (5.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 27 (5.14%) Systems Administrator
13 26 (4.95%) Desktop Support
14 25 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support
15 22 (4.19%) Security Analyst
16 21 (4.00%) IT Support Analyst
17 20 (3.81%) Cisco Security Analyst
17 20 (3.81%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (6.86%) .NET
2 25 (4.76%) Web Services
3 15 (2.86%) HTML
4 13 (2.48%) XML
5 12 (2.29%) ASP.NET
6 11 (2.10%) CSS
7 9 (1.71%) .NET Framework
7 9 (1.71%) AngularJS
7 9 (1.71%) jQuery
7 9 (1.71%) X-Windows
8 8 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (1.52%) Elastic Stack
8 8 (1.52%) JSON
9 7 (1.33%) LDAP
9 7 (1.33%) Node.js
10 4 (0.76%) .NET Core
10 4 (0.76%) LAMP
10 4 (0.76%) MDX
10 4 (0.76%) SOAP
11 3 (0.57%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 55 (10.48%) Data Centre
2 35 (6.67%) PKI
3 33 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (5.14%) Management Information System
5 19 (3.62%) Replication
6 17 (3.24%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (2.48%) Microsoft Licensing
7 13 (2.48%) Public Cloud
8 11 (2.10%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.10%) Hedge funds
9 10 (1.90%) Fintech
10 9 (1.71%) Clustering
10 9 (1.71%) Reinsurance
11 8 (1.52%) Enterprise Cloud
12 7 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
12 7 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.33%) Private Cloud
12 7 (1.33%) User Experience
12 7 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (1.14%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 525 (100.00%) Windows
2 166 (31.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 164 (31.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 98 (18.67%) Windows 10
5 90 (17.14%) Linux
6 82 (15.62%) Windows 7
7 17 (3.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (3.05%) Android
8 16 (3.05%) Unix
9 15 (2.86%) Mac OS X
10 14 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (1.90%) Ubuntu
12 8 (1.52%) CentOS
12 8 (1.52%) Mac OS
13 7 (1.33%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.33%) Solaris
13 7 (1.33%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.95%) Amazon Linux
15 2 (0.38%) VyOS
16 1 (0.19%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (26.67%) ITIL
2 131 (24.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 83 (15.81%) DevOps
4 59 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (8.57%) Migration
6 38 (7.24%) Server Virtualisation
7 35 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 35 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
8 34 (6.48%) Configuration Management
8 34 (6.48%) Scrum
9 33 (6.29%) Service Delivery
10 31 (5.90%) Project Management
11 25 (4.76%) Time Management
12 21 (4.00%) High Availability
13 20 (3.81%) Data Protection
14 19 (3.62%) Patch Management
15 18 (3.43%) Cybersecurity
15 18 (3.43%) Information Security
16 17 (3.24%) Change Management
16 17 (3.24%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 153 (29.14%) PowerShell
2 104 (19.81%) SQL
3 23 (4.38%) C#
4 22 (4.19%) Python
5 18 (3.43%) Java
6 17 (3.24%) JavaScript
7 16 (3.05%) Bash Shell
8 10 (1.90%) C
8 10 (1.90%) C++
8 10 (1.90%) PHP
9 9 (1.71%) Perl
9 9 (1.71%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (0.57%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.57%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.38%) VB
12 2 (0.38%) VBA
13 1 (0.19%) F#
13 1 (0.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (9.14%) Degree
2 43 (8.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (7.24%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (5.33%) CCNP
5 27 (5.14%) CEH
6 25 (4.76%) MCSE
7 23 (4.38%) GIAC
8 20 (3.81%) CCIE
8 20 (3.81%) GSEC
9 16 (3.05%) CISSP
10 14 (2.67%) MCSA
11 11 (2.10%) MCP
11 11 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (1.90%) CCNA
13 9 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
14 7 (1.33%) Security Cleared
15 6 (1.14%) CISA
15 6 (1.14%) MCITP
15 6 (1.14%) SC Cleared
15 6 (1.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (4.38%) SLA
3 22 (4.19%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (1.52%) GDPR
5 7 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 6 (1.14%) WAI
7 2 (0.38%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 345 (65.71%) Active Directory
2 132 (25.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 121 (23.05%) Hyper-V
4 40 (7.62%) XenApp
5 34 (6.48%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (4.00%) XenDesktop
7 20 (3.81%) Virtual Machines
8 19 (3.62%) XenServer
9 16 (3.05%) vSphere
10 14 (2.67%) Docker
10 14 (2.67%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (1.33%) Firmware
12 6 (1.14%) LXC
12 6 (1.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 6 (1.14%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (0.95%) VirtualBox
14 4 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
15 3 (0.57%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 59 (11.24%) SCCM
2 39 (7.43%) SCOM
3 24 (4.57%) Puppet
4 22 (4.19%) Ansible
5 19 (3.62%) WSUS
6 14 (2.67%) Backup Exec
7 13 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (1.52%) Grafana
8 8 (1.52%) Nagios
8 8 (1.52%) vCenter Server
9 6 (1.14%) Data Guard
9 6 (1.14%) HP Data Protector
9 6 (1.14%) Kibana
9 6 (1.14%) Kubernetes
9 6 (1.14%) logstash
9 6 (1.14%) Salt
10 5 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.95%) Terraform
11 4 (0.76%) HP SIM
11 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 284 (54.10%) Microsoft
2 209 (39.81%) VMware
3 105 (20.00%) Citrix
4 87 (16.57%) Cisco
5 42 (8.00%) HP
6 30 (5.71%) Oracle
7 25 (4.76%) CheckPoint
8 24 (4.57%) Dell
9 22 (4.19%) Apple
10 19 (3.62%) Red Hat
11 16 (3.05%) Google
11 16 (3.05%) Veeam
12 15 (2.86%) Avaya
13 12 (2.29%) IBM
13 12 (2.29%) NetApp
14 11 (2.10%) ServiceNow
14 11 (2.10%) Sophos
15 10 (1.90%) SonicWALL
15 10 (1.90%) Veritas
16 9 (1.71%) EMC