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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 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 128 122 61
Rank change year-on-year -6 -61 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 160 118 321
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.21% 2.38% 4.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.13% 15.61% 21.54%
Number of salaries quoted 142 106 275
10th Percentile £30,050 £37,500 £27,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.96% +15.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,625 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,000
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -5.00%

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 1,219 756 1,490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.83% 15.23% 20.47%
Number of salaries quoted 988 665 1,300
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £51,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - +8.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £97,500 £91,250
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +4.17%

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 16 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 May 2022, 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.

1 160 (100.00%) Windows
2 116 (72.50%) Active Directory
3 92 (57.50%) Microsoft 365
4 83 (51.88%) VMware
5 81 (50.63%) Microsoft
6 73 (45.63%) Azure
7 60 (37.50%) DNS
8 57 (35.63%) PowerShell
9 49 (30.63%) VMware Infrastructure
10 48 (30.00%) Windows 10
11 47 (29.38%) Firewall
12 44 (27.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 44 (27.50%) Windows Server 2016
13 38 (23.75%) DHCP
14 37 (23.13%) Finance
15 36 (22.50%) Azure Active Directory
16 35 (21.88%) SCCM
16 35 (21.88%) SQL Server
17 33 (20.63%) SQL
18 30 (18.75%) Linux
18 30 (18.75%) Social Skills
19 29 (18.13%) Windows Server 2012
20 28 (17.50%) Citrix
21 26 (16.25%) MS Exchange
21 26 (16.25%) Windows Server 2019
22 25 (15.63%) Migration
23 22 (13.75%) Microsoft Office
24 20 (12.50%) VPN
24 20 (12.50%) Change Management
25 19 (11.88%) DevOps

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 26 (16.25%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.13%) SharePoint
3 10 (6.25%) IIS
4 5 (3.13%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.25%) Apache
5 2 (1.25%) nginx
6 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.63%) JBoss
6 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (13.75%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.63%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.63%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 92 (57.50%) Microsoft 365
2 73 (45.63%) Azure
3 36 (22.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 16 (10.00%) AWS
5 14 (8.75%) PaaS
6 12 (7.50%) IaaS
7 8 (5.00%) SaaS
8 6 (3.75%) OneDrive
9 5 (3.13%) Azure App Service
9 5 (3.13%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 5 (3.13%) Azure Key Vault
9 5 (3.13%) Azure Service Bus
10 4 (2.50%) Nutanix
11 3 (1.88%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (1.88%) GitHub
11 3 (1.88%) Google Workspace
12 2 (1.25%) Azure Monitor
12 2 (1.25%) Azure Sentinel
12 2 (1.25%) Datadog
13 1 (0.63%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 60 (37.50%) DNS
2 47 (29.38%) Firewall
3 38 (23.75%) DHCP
4 20 (12.50%) VPN
5 18 (11.25%) LAN
6 16 (10.00%) WAN
7 14 (8.75%) Wireless
8 13 (8.13%) TCP/IP
9 12 (7.50%) Kerberos
10 10 (6.25%) SAN
11 6 (3.75%) Network Security
12 5 (3.13%) Skype
13 4 (2.50%) SD-WAN
13 4 (2.50%) SMTP
13 4 (2.50%) VoIP
14 3 (1.88%) Unified Communications
14 3 (1.88%) Wi-Fi
15 2 (1.25%) NAS
15 2 (1.25%) SSL
15 2 (1.25%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (4.38%) MySQL
4 6 (3.75%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.25%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.63%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.63%) Power BI
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.63%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.38%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.38%) Subversion
3 3 (1.88%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.88%) NUnit
3 3 (1.88%) SpecFlow
3 3 (1.88%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.25%) Chocolatey
5 1 (0.63%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.63%) GitLab
5 1 (0.63%) JIRA
5 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (23.13%) Finance
2 30 (18.75%) Social Skills
3 8 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.38%) Banking
5 4 (2.50%) Law
6 3 (1.88%) Documentation Skills
6 3 (1.88%) Games
6 3 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.88%) Publishing
6 3 (1.88%) Retail
7 2 (1.25%) Back Office
7 2 (1.25%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.25%) Legal
8 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (23.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (12.50%) Analyst
2 20 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 15 (9.38%) IT Support
4 14 (8.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 14 (8.75%) Desktop Support
4 14 (8.75%) Systems Engineer
5 13 (8.13%) Azure Engineer
6 12 (7.50%) IT Engineer
7 11 (6.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (6.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 10 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
9 9 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (5.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 9 (5.63%) Support Technician
10 8 (5.00%) Support Team Leader
10 8 (5.00%) Team Leader
11 7 (4.38%) Help Desk Technician
11 7 (4.38%) IT Support Technician
11 7 (4.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.13%) LDAP
2 4 (2.50%) .NET
2 4 (2.50%) ARM Templates
2 4 (2.50%) HTML
3 3 (1.88%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (1.88%) CSS
3 3 (1.88%) HTML5
3 3 (1.88%) jQuery
3 3 (1.88%) Razor View Engine
3 3 (1.88%) React
4 2 (1.25%) Sensu
5 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.63%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.63%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.63%) Node.js
5 1 (0.63%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.38%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (3.75%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.13%) Clustering
3 5 (3.13%) Replication
4 4 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.25%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.25%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.25%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.63%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.63%) Equities
6 1 (0.63%) NHS
6 1 (0.63%) PKI
6 1 (0.63%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 160 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (30.00%) Windows 10
3 44 (27.50%) Windows Server 2016
4 30 (18.75%) Linux
5 29 (18.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (16.25%) Windows Server 2019
7 11 (6.88%) Unix
8 8 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (3.13%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.50%) CentOS
12 2 (1.25%) AIX
12 2 (1.25%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.63%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.63%) Android
13 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (27.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 25 (15.63%) Migration
3 20 (12.50%) Change Management
4 19 (11.88%) DevOps
5 17 (10.63%) ITIL
6 16 (10.00%) Patch Management
7 14 (8.75%) CI/CD
8 12 (7.50%) Application Virtualisation
8 12 (7.50%) Mentoring
8 12 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (7.50%) Push Notifications
9 10 (6.25%) Agile
9 10 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (6.25%) Infrastructure as Code
9 10 (6.25%) Server Management
10 9 (5.63%) Change Control
10 9 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (5.00%) SIEM
12 7 (4.38%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 57 (35.63%) PowerShell
2 33 (20.63%) SQL
3 17 (10.63%) Python
4 7 (4.38%) C#
5 5 (3.13%) Bash
6 3 (1.88%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.25%) VBScript
8 1 (0.63%) C++
8 1 (0.63%) Groovy
8 1 (0.63%) Java
8 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.50%) CCNA
4 4 (2.50%) MCSA
4 4 (2.50%) MCSE
5 3 (1.88%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.25%) Degree
6 2 (1.25%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.63%) CCNP
7 1 (0.63%) CCSP
7 1 (0.63%) CEH
7 1 (0.63%) CISSP
7 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.63%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.63%) MCP
7 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.88%) GDPR
2 2 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.25%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.25%) QA
2 2 (1.25%) SLA
3 1 (0.63%) NIST
3 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 116 (72.50%) Active Directory
2 49 (30.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (6.88%) vSphere
5 8 (5.00%) Hyper-V
6 7 (4.38%) XenDesktop
7 6 (3.75%) XenApp
8 5 (3.13%) Ceph
9 4 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (1.88%) Docker
10 3 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (21.88%) SCCM
2 18 (11.25%) Microsoft Intune
3 17 (10.63%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 14 (8.75%) Ansible
5 7 (4.38%) Kubernetes
5 7 (4.38%) Single Sign-On
5 7 (4.38%) Terraform
6 6 (3.75%) Backup Exec
7 5 (3.13%) Puppet
8 4 (2.50%) SCOM
9 3 (1.88%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (1.88%) Rundeck
9 3 (1.88%) VxRail
10 2 (1.25%) Automic
10 2 (1.25%) FortiGate
10 2 (1.25%) Grafana
10 2 (1.25%) Nagios
10 2 (1.25%) NetBackup
10 2 (1.25%) SCSM
Vendors
1 83 (51.88%) VMware
2 81 (50.63%) Microsoft
3 28 (17.50%) Citrix
4 17 (10.63%) Cisco
5 9 (5.63%) Dell
5 9 (5.63%) ServiceNow
6 8 (5.00%) Veeam
7 7 (4.38%) EMC
8 6 (3.75%) HP
8 6 (3.75%) Nimble Storage
9 5 (3.13%) Commvault
9 5 (3.13%) Oracle
9 5 (3.13%) Sophos
10 4 (2.50%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.50%) Bloomberg
10 4 (2.50%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.50%) Splunk
10 4 (2.50%) Symantec
11 3 (1.88%) Aruba
11 3 (1.88%) Percona