Period
to 19 April 2019

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 19 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 79 48
Rank change year-on-year +31 -31 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 533 423 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.21% 3.92% 5.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.10% 17.96% 19.79%
Number of salaries quoted 497 395 497
City of London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +2.15%

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 2,307 2,355 2,718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.57% 21.80% 26.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2,058 2,142 2,470
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +5.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% +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 19 April 2019.

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 19 April 2019. 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
Moorgate - 2 £40,000 -
London Bridge 0 1 £55,000 -26.67%
Windows Server
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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.

1 532 (99.81%) Windows
2 279 (52.35%) Active Directory
3 278 (52.16%) Microsoft
4 198 (37.15%) Finance
5 180 (33.77%) VMware
5 180 (33.77%) Office 365
6 158 (29.64%) PowerShell
7 141 (26.45%) Microsoft Azure
8 140 (26.27%) Firewall
8 140 (26.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 135 (25.33%) SQL
10 132 (24.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 117 (21.95%) ITIL
11 117 (21.95%) DNS
12 116 (21.76%) VMware Infrastructure
13 114 (21.39%) Hyper-V
14 110 (20.64%) Windows 10
15 109 (20.45%) Cisco
16 106 (19.89%) SQL Server
17 104 (19.51%) DHCP
18 95 (17.82%) Amazon AWS
19 93 (17.45%) MS Exchange
20 81 (15.20%) TCP/IP
20 81 (15.20%) Microsoft Office
21 79 (14.82%) Citrix
22 77 (14.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 75 (14.07%) SCCM
24 74 (13.88%) Migration
25 69 (12.95%) Windows 7
26 66 (12.38%) Degree

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 93 (17.45%) MS Exchange
2 55 (10.32%) IIS
3 37 (6.94%) SharePoint
4 22 (4.13%) Umbraco
5 14 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (2.25%) Skype for Business
7 9 (1.69%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (0.94%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.75%) Apache
10 4 (0.75%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.56%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.38%) CMS
12 2 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 81 (15.20%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.38%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.75%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.38%) Eikon
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 180 (33.77%) Office 365
2 141 (26.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 95 (17.82%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (6.38%) IaaS
5 24 (4.50%) PaaS
6 20 (3.75%) SaaS
7 15 (2.81%) Azure Active Directory
8 10 (1.88%) Dynamics 365
9 8 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (1.13%) GitHub
12 5 (0.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (0.94%) NuGet
12 5 (0.94%) Serverless
13 4 (0.75%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 4 (0.75%) OneDrive
14 3 (0.56%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.56%) G Suite
14 3 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 140 (26.27%) Firewall
2 117 (21.95%) DNS
3 104 (19.51%) DHCP
4 81 (15.20%) TCP/IP
5 59 (11.07%) LAN
6 51 (9.57%) WAN
7 50 (9.38%) Network Security
8 42 (7.88%) VPN
9 34 (6.38%) SAN
10 32 (6.00%) VoIP
11 31 (5.82%) Wireless
12 22 (4.13%) VLAN
13 21 (3.94%) BGP
14 18 (3.38%) Internet
15 15 (2.81%) MPLS
16 14 (2.63%) Skype
17 12 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
18 9 (1.69%) WLAN
19 8 (1.50%) Intranet
19 8 (1.50%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (19.89%) SQL Server
2 30 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 25 (4.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 22 (4.13%) SQL Server 2016
5 16 (3.00%) Relational Database
6 11 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (0.94%) InfluxDB
9 4 (0.75%) Power BI
9 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.56%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.56%) MySQL
11 2 (0.38%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 2 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.19%) Big Data
12 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (1.50%) Git (software)
1 8 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (1.31%) TeamCity
3 5 (0.94%) Hudson
3 5 (0.94%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (0.94%) Subversion
3 5 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.56%) Maven
4 3 (0.56%) WinDbg
5 2 (0.38%) JIRA
5 2 (0.38%) MSI
6 1 (0.19%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.19%) gulp
6 1 (0.19%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.19%) SilkPerformer
6 1 (0.19%) SilkTest
6 1 (0.19%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.19%) webpack
General
1 198 (37.15%) Finance
2 64 (12.01%) Law
3 51 (9.57%) Legal
4 20 (3.75%) Banking
5 10 (1.88%) Advertising
6 9 (1.69%) Back Office
7 4 (0.75%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.56%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.38%) Marketing
9 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 141 (26.45%) Analyst
2 82 (15.38%) IT Analyst
3 78 (14.63%) IT Support
4 64 (12.01%) Support Analyst
5 59 (11.07%) Support Engineer
6 56 (10.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 45 (8.44%) Security Analyst
8 40 (7.50%) Cisco Analyst
8 40 (7.50%) Cisco Security Analyst
8 40 (7.50%) IT Security Analyst
9 38 (7.13%) Systems Engineer
10 36 (6.75%) IT Engineer
11 34 (6.38%) IT Support Analyst
12 33 (6.19%) Windows Engineer
13 32 (6.00%) Developer
14 29 (5.44%) 2nd Line Support
15 28 (5.25%) IT Support Engineer
16 27 (5.07%) Desktop Support
17 25 (4.69%) Administrator
18 24 (4.50%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (10.13%) .NET
2 25 (4.69%) HTML
3 23 (4.32%) ASP.NET
4 22 (4.13%) AngularJS
4 22 (4.13%) CSS
4 22 (4.13%) jQuery
5 21 (3.94%) ASP.NET Core
5 21 (3.94%) ASP.NET Web API
6 17 (3.19%) Web Services
7 10 (1.88%) .NET Core
8 7 (1.31%) JSON
8 7 (1.31%) Node.js
9 6 (1.13%) .NET Framework
10 5 (0.94%) Elastic Stack
11 4 (0.75%) Spring
11 4 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
12 3 (0.56%) Software Packaging
13 1 (0.19%) Jest
13 1 (0.19%) React
13 1 (0.19%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.50%) Clustering
2 23 (4.32%) PKI
2 23 (4.32%) User Experience
3 21 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (3.38%) Blackberry
4 18 (3.38%) Robotics
5 17 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (3.19%) Video Conferencing
6 14 (2.63%) iPhone
7 13 (2.44%) Data Centre
7 13 (2.44%) Management Information System
8 12 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.25%) iPad
9 11 (2.06%) Algorithms
9 11 (2.06%) Data Structures
9 11 (2.06%) Equities
10 9 (1.69%) Microsoft Licensing
10 9 (1.69%) Smartphone
11 8 (1.50%) BYOD
11 8 (1.50%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 532 (99.81%) Windows
2 140 (26.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 132 (24.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 110 (20.64%) Windows 10
5 69 (12.95%) Windows 7
6 40 (7.50%) Linux
7 20 (3.75%) Android
8 17 (3.19%) Mac OS X
9 15 (2.81%) Apple iOS
9 15 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (1.69%) Windows 8
10 9 (1.69%) Windows XP
11 8 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.31%) Unix
13 6 (1.13%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.94%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.38%) Amazon Linux
15 2 (0.38%) Solaris
16 1 (0.19%) CentOS
16 1 (0.19%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (21.95%) ITIL
2 77 (14.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 74 (13.88%) Migration
4 60 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
5 40 (7.50%) DevOps
6 37 (6.94%) Service Delivery
7 32 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (6.00%) Information Security
8 29 (5.44%) Server Management
9 27 (5.07%) Problem Management
10 26 (4.88%) API Integration
10 26 (4.88%) Asset Management
11 25 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
12 24 (4.50%) Continuous Improvement
12 24 (4.50%) Root Cause Analysis
12 24 (4.50%) Scrum
13 23 (4.32%) Service Management
14 21 (3.94%) Analytics
14 21 (3.94%) Computer Science
14 21 (3.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 158 (29.64%) PowerShell
2 135 (25.33%) SQL
3 45 (8.44%) C#
4 30 (5.63%) JavaScript
5 21 (3.94%) Shell Script
6 19 (3.56%) Java
7 18 (3.38%) VB
8 16 (3.00%) T-SQL
9 13 (2.44%) Python
10 10 (1.88%) VB.NET
11 9 (1.69%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.13%) C
13 5 (0.94%) C++
13 5 (0.94%) VBScript
14 2 (0.38%) Go
14 2 (0.38%) Perl
15 1 (0.19%) AppleScript
15 1 (0.19%) PHP
15 1 (0.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 66 (12.38%) Degree
2 61 (11.44%) Cisco Certification
3 55 (10.32%) CCNP
4 46 (8.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 44 (8.26%) CCNA
6 28 (5.25%) CEH
6 28 (5.25%) MCSE
7 22 (4.13%) CCIE
7 22 (4.13%) GIAC
7 22 (4.13%) GSEC
8 21 (3.94%) Computer Science Degree
9 16 (3.00%) MCSA
10 14 (2.63%) HND
11 13 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (2.06%) CISSP
13 7 (1.31%) CESG Certified Professional
13 7 (1.31%) Security Cleared
13 7 (1.31%) VCP6
14 6 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (1.13%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (5.25%) Cyber Essentials
3 21 (3.94%) WAI
4 19 (3.56%) SLA
5 5 (0.94%) GDPR
6 4 (0.75%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.56%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.56%) PMO
8 1 (0.19%) QA
System Software
1 279 (52.35%) Active Directory
2 116 (21.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (21.39%) Hyper-V
4 39 (7.32%) XenApp
5 24 (4.50%) XenDesktop
6 21 (3.94%) VirtualBox
7 17 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (2.25%) Docker
9 10 (1.88%) vSphere
10 8 (1.50%) VMware Workstation
11 6 (1.13%) Firmware
12 5 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (0.56%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.56%) XenServer
15 2 (0.38%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
15 2 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
16 1 (0.19%) KVM
16 1 (0.19%) LXC
16 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 75 (14.07%) SCCM
2 34 (6.38%) SCOM
3 31 (5.82%) Puppet
4 28 (5.25%) Terraform
5 21 (3.94%) Backup Exec
6 16 (3.00%) Ansible
7 14 (2.63%) SCOrch
7 14 (2.63%) SCVMM
8 11 (2.06%) WSUS
9 10 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (1.31%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (1.31%) HP SIM
10 7 (1.31%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (1.31%) Microsoft Clustering
10 7 (1.31%) vCenter Server
11 6 (1.13%) Grafana
11 6 (1.13%) Nagios
12 5 (0.94%) Kibana
12 5 (0.94%) logstash
13 4 (0.75%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 278 (52.16%) Microsoft
2 180 (33.77%) VMware
3 109 (20.45%) Cisco
4 79 (14.82%) Citrix
5 44 (8.26%) CheckPoint
6 26 (4.88%) Apple
7 25 (4.69%) HP
8 23 (4.32%) Veeam
9 20 (3.75%) Dell
9 20 (3.75%) LogicMonitor
10 17 (3.19%) ServiceNow
11 15 (2.81%) Juniper
12 12 (2.25%) Oracle
13 11 (2.06%) Bloomberg
14 10 (1.88%) NetApp
14 10 (1.88%) Symantec
15 9 (1.69%) Avaya
15 9 (1.69%) iManage
15 9 (1.69%) Red Hat
16 8 (1.50%) SolarWinds