Period
to 31 July 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 31 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
Central London > City of London
6 months to
31 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 122 60 39
Rank change year-on-year -62 -21 +33
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 133 217 606
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.36% 4.13% 5.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.54% 20.20% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 117 186 553
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,875 £26,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £74,688 £70,000
90th Percentile £78,500 £81,250 £81,250
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%

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 856 1,074 2,405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.20% 20.44% 23.51%
Number of salaries quoted 752 954 2,143
10th Percentile £37,625 £32,500 £29,000
25th Percentile £51,250 £46,250 £43,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £91,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% +4.35%

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 31 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 133 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (61.65%) Azure
3 79 (59.40%) Microsoft
4 67 (50.38%) Active Directory
5 64 (48.12%) Microsoft 365
6 60 (45.11%) VMware
7 47 (35.34%) VMware Infrastructure
8 44 (33.08%) PowerShell
9 40 (30.08%) Finance
10 36 (27.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 35 (26.32%) Social Skills
12 33 (24.81%) SQL Server
13 30 (22.56%) Firewall
14 29 (21.80%) Citrix
15 28 (21.05%) AWS
15 28 (21.05%) DevOps
16 27 (20.30%) Management Information System
17 25 (18.80%) Cisco
17 25 (18.80%) ITIL
18 23 (17.29%) IaaS
18 23 (17.29%) Problem-Solving
18 23 (17.29%) Infrastructure as Code
19 22 (16.54%) Linux
20 21 (15.79%) Azure Active Directory
21 20 (15.04%) Windows 10
21 20 (15.04%) Terraform
21 20 (15.04%) Windows Server 2012
21 20 (15.04%) Hyper-V
21 20 (15.04%) VPN
22 19 (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 18 (13.53%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (4.51%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.76%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.26%) IIS
5 2 (1.50%) Confluence
6 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.75%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.75%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Relativity
2 2 (1.50%) AlphaBridge
2 2 (1.50%) Alphatax
2 2 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.50%) Farmplan
2 2 (1.50%) KEYPrime
2 2 (1.50%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.75%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 82 (61.65%) Azure
2 64 (48.12%) Microsoft 365
3 28 (21.05%) AWS
4 23 (17.29%) IaaS
5 21 (15.79%) Azure Active Directory
6 13 (9.77%) PaaS
7 12 (9.02%) Power Platform
8 10 (7.52%) GitHub
9 7 (5.26%) Azure Storage
10 5 (3.76%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 3 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (2.26%) Slack
12 2 (1.50%) Amazon ECS
12 2 (1.50%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (1.50%) Azure App Service
12 2 (1.50%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 1 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.75%) Azure Logic Apps
13 1 (0.75%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 30 (22.56%) Firewall
2 20 (15.04%) VPN
3 19 (14.29%) SAN
4 17 (12.78%) DHCP
4 17 (12.78%) DNS
5 9 (6.77%) TCP/IP
6 7 (5.26%) LAN
7 6 (4.51%) NetScaler
7 6 (4.51%) Network Security
7 6 (4.51%) WAN
8 5 (3.76%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (3.76%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (3.76%) VLAN
8 5 (3.76%) Wireless
8 5 (3.76%) Wireless Security
9 3 (2.26%) Extranet
9 3 (2.26%) SMTP
10 2 (1.50%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (1.50%) MPLS
10 2 (1.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (24.81%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.02%) Power BI
3 7 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (3.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (6.77%) Jenkins
1 9 (6.77%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (6.02%) Artifactory
2 8 (6.02%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.26%) WinDbg
4 2 (1.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.50%) JIRA
5 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (30.08%) Finance
2 35 (26.32%) Social Skills
3 17 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (12.03%) Legal
5 12 (9.02%) Law
6 11 (8.27%) Telecoms
7 5 (3.76%) Financial Institution
8 3 (2.26%) Back Office
9 2 (1.50%) Banking
9 2 (1.50%) Documentation Skills
9 2 (1.50%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 2 (1.50%) Retail
10 1 (0.75%) Electronics
10 1 (0.75%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.75%) Marketing
10 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.75%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.75%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 34 (25.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 29 (21.80%) Analyst
3 22 (16.54%) Azure Engineer
4 17 (12.78%) IT Support
5 16 (12.03%) Support Analyst
5 16 (12.03%) Support Engineer
6 15 (11.28%) IT Analyst
7 14 (10.53%) IT Engineer
8 13 (9.77%) IT Support Analyst
9 12 (9.02%) IT Manager
9 12 (9.02%) Operations Engineer
9 12 (9.02%) Senior Support Engineer
10 11 (8.27%) IT Support Engineer
10 11 (8.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (8.27%) Senior IT Engineer
11 10 (7.52%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (6.77%) Technical Analyst
12 9 (6.77%) Technical Manager
12 9 (6.77%) Technical Support
12 9 (6.77%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.76%) .NET
2 4 (3.01%) CSS
2 4 (3.01%) HTML
2 4 (3.01%) HTML5
3 2 (1.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.50%) COM
3 2 (1.50%) JSON
3 2 (1.50%) Web Services
4 1 (0.75%) ADO
4 1 (0.75%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.75%) OAuth
4 1 (0.75%) OAuth2
4 1 (0.75%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.75%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.30%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.77%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.77%) Public Cloud
3 5 (3.76%) EMC VNX
3 5 (3.76%) Hedge funds
3 5 (3.76%) Security Operations Centre
3 5 (3.76%) Symmetrix
4 4 (3.01%) Replication
5 3 (2.26%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.26%) Handset
5 3 (2.26%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.26%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.26%) User Experience
5 3 (2.26%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.75%) iPad
7 1 (0.75%) iPhone
7 1 (0.75%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 133 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (16.54%) Linux
3 20 (15.04%) Windows 10
3 20 (15.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (8.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (8.27%) Windows Server 2016
4 11 (8.27%) Windows Server 2019
5 10 (7.52%) Data ONTAP
6 8 (6.02%) CentOS
7 6 (4.51%) Ubuntu
7 6 (4.51%) Unix
8 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.01%) Android
9 4 (3.01%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.26%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (27.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 28 (21.05%) DevOps
3 25 (18.80%) ITIL
4 23 (17.29%) Infrastructure as Code
4 23 (17.29%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (13.53%) SIEM
6 17 (12.78%) Migration
7 16 (12.03%) Service Delivery
8 15 (11.28%) Incident Management
9 13 (9.77%) Problem Management
9 13 (9.77%) Service Management
10 12 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (9.02%) Change Management
10 12 (9.02%) Information Security
11 11 (8.27%) ITSM
11 11 (8.27%) Project Delivery
12 10 (7.52%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (7.52%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (6.77%) Dashboard Development
13 9 (6.77%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (33.08%) PowerShell
2 16 (12.03%) SQL
3 4 (3.01%) C#
3 4 (3.01%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.26%) Python
4 3 (2.26%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.26%) VBScript
5 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.75%) PHP
5 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.26%) CCNA
2 7 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (5.26%) CISM
2 7 (5.26%) CISSP
3 6 (4.51%) CISA
3 6 (4.51%) MCSE
3 6 (4.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.26%) Degree
4 3 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.75%) CEH
5 1 (0.75%) CISMP
5 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.75%) GIAC
5 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.03%) SLA
2 6 (4.51%) GDPR
3 5 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.75%) GRC
4 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 67 (50.38%) Active Directory
2 47 (35.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (15.04%) Hyper-V
4 17 (12.78%) vSphere
5 11 (8.27%) XenApp
6 10 (7.52%) Docker
7 8 (6.02%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (6.02%) XenDesktop
8 6 (4.51%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (3.76%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (2.26%) StorNext
10 3 (2.26%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (2.26%) Xsan
11 2 (1.50%) KVM
12 1 (0.75%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.75%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.75%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (15.04%) Terraform
2 18 (13.53%) Ansible
3 14 (10.53%) SCCM
4 9 (6.77%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (6.77%) Puppet
5 8 (6.02%) Rancher
6 5 (3.76%) PowerCLI
6 5 (3.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (3.76%) vCenter Server
7 3 (2.26%) Perfmon
8 2 (1.50%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (1.50%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.50%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.75%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.75%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.75%) Nagios
9 1 (0.75%) SCOM
9 1 (0.75%) vMotion
9 1 (0.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 79 (59.40%) Microsoft
2 60 (45.11%) VMware
3 29 (21.80%) Citrix
4 25 (18.80%) Cisco
5 15 (11.28%) HP
5 15 (11.28%) NetApp
6 11 (8.27%) EMC
6 11 (8.27%) ServiceNow
7 10 (7.52%) LogicMonitor
8 9 (6.77%) Nimble Storage
8 9 (6.77%) SolarWinds
8 9 (6.77%) SonicWALL
9 7 (5.26%) Dell
10 6 (4.51%) Apple
10 6 (4.51%) iManage
11 5 (3.76%) 3PAR
11 5 (3.76%) Infoblox
11 5 (3.76%) Juniper
11 5 (3.76%) Supermicro
11 5 (3.76%) Symantec