Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 95 53 49
Rank change year-on-year -42 -4 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 133 426 533
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 3.10% 4.65% 5.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.34% 21.85% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 132 374 510
Median annual salary £56,250 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £29,825 £26,058 £30,000
90th Percentile £84,625 £67,500 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +27.78% -10.00% -

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 725 1,950 2,328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.90% 21.29% 22.54%
Number of salaries quoted 640 1,648 2,062
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £36,250 £27,750 £30,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £97,500 £94,875
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 24 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 85 (63.91%) Microsoft
2 85 (63.91%) Active Directory
2 85 (63.91%) Azure
3 63 (47.37%) Office 365
3 63 (47.37%) VMware
4 53 (39.85%) PowerShell
5 47 (35.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (30.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 40 (30.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 34 (25.56%) Finance
7 34 (25.56%) Windows Server 2016
8 32 (24.06%) Windows 10
9 28 (21.05%) Firewall
9 28 (21.05%) DNS
10 27 (20.30%) SCCM
10 27 (20.30%) Azure Active Directory
11 26 (19.55%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (19.55%) DHCP
11 26 (19.55%) Cisco
12 25 (18.80%) ITIL
13 24 (18.05%) Linux
13 24 (18.05%) Microsoft Intune
14 23 (17.29%) AWS
14 23 (17.29%) Hyper-V
14 23 (17.29%) Citrix
15 22 (16.54%) VPN
15 22 (16.54%) Windows Server 2019
16 20 (15.04%) SQL Server
16 20 (15.04%) IIS

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 20 (15.04%) IIS
2 19 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 11 (8.27%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.76%) Confluence
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (12.78%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.75%) Relativity
1 1 (0.75%) Temenos T24
1 1 (0.75%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 85 (63.91%) Azure
2 63 (47.37%) Office 365
3 27 (20.30%) Azure Active Directory
4 23 (17.29%) AWS
5 16 (12.03%) IaaS
5 16 (12.03%) SaaS
6 13 (9.77%) PaaS
7 4 (3.01%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (3.01%) GitHub
8 2 (1.50%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.75%) GCP
9 1 (0.75%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.75%) Power Automate
9 1 (0.75%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.75%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 28 (21.05%) DNS
1 28 (21.05%) Firewall
2 26 (19.55%) DHCP
3 22 (16.54%) VPN
4 19 (14.29%) SAN
5 16 (12.03%) LAN
5 16 (12.03%) WAN
6 9 (6.77%) NetScaler
7 8 (6.02%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (4.51%) VoIP
9 5 (3.76%) Skype
9 5 (3.76%) SSL
9 5 (3.76%) TCP/IP
9 5 (3.76%) Unified Communications
9 5 (3.76%) Wireshark
10 4 (3.01%) iSCSI
10 4 (3.01%) Network Security
11 3 (2.26%) NAS
11 3 (2.26%) PBX
11 3 (2.26%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.04%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (4.51%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.75%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (10.53%) JIRA
2 4 (3.01%) Artifactory
2 4 (3.01%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (3.01%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.50%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.50%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (25.56%) Finance
2 8 (6.02%) Law
3 7 (5.26%) Banking
4 5 (3.76%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.01%) Legal
6 2 (1.50%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.75%) Front Office
7 1 (0.75%) Housing Association
7 1 (0.75%) International Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Local Government
7 1 (0.75%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.75%) Marketing
7 1 (0.75%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (22.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (12.03%) Analyst
3 15 (11.28%) Azure Engineer
4 13 (9.77%) IT Engineer
5 12 (9.02%) Support Engineer
6 11 (8.27%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (8.27%) Cloud Engineer
6 11 (8.27%) Network Engineer
6 11 (8.27%) VMware Engineer
7 9 (6.77%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (6.77%) Technical Leader
8 8 (6.02%) Architect
8 8 (6.02%) Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (6.02%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) Applications Support
9 7 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
10 6 (4.51%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.51%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.52%) Web Services
2 8 (6.02%) .NET
3 5 (3.76%) YAML
4 2 (1.50%) COM
5 1 (0.75%) HTML
5 1 (0.75%) JSON
5 1 (0.75%) LDAP
5 1 (0.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 11 (8.27%) Public Cloud
3 6 (4.51%) Smartphone
4 5 (3.76%) Clustering
4 5 (3.76%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 5 (3.76%) Replication
4 5 (3.76%) Robotics
4 5 (3.76%) User Experience
5 4 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.01%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.01%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.26%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.26%) PKI
7 2 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.50%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 133 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (35.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 34 (25.56%) Windows Server 2016
4 32 (24.06%) Windows 10
5 26 (19.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (18.05%) Linux
7 22 (16.54%) Windows Server 2019
8 15 (11.28%) Windows 7
9 7 (5.26%) Mac OS
10 6 (4.51%) Ubuntu
10 6 (4.51%) Unix
11 5 (3.76%) Solaris
11 5 (3.76%) Windows XP
12 4 (3.01%) Android
13 3 (2.26%) CentOS
13 3 (2.26%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.50%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.75%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (30.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 25 (18.80%) ITIL
3 18 (13.53%) DevOps
4 12 (9.02%) ITSM
5 10 (7.52%) Data Protection
5 10 (7.52%) Information Security
5 10 (7.52%) Migration
6 9 (6.77%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (6.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (6.02%) Change Control
8 7 (5.26%) Configuration Management
8 7 (5.26%) Infrastructure as Code
8 7 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (5.26%) Project Delivery
8 7 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 7 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (4.51%) Architecture Roadmap
9 6 (4.51%) Service Management
9 6 (4.51%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 53 (39.85%) PowerShell
2 19 (14.29%) SQL
3 7 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.01%) Python
5 2 (1.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.50%) VB
6 1 (0.75%) C#
6 1 (0.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (9.02%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (6.77%) CISSP
2 9 (6.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.26%) CISM
4 6 (4.51%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 5 (3.76%) CCNA
5 5 (3.76%) CCSP
5 5 (3.76%) CREST Certified
5 5 (3.76%) GCFA
5 5 (3.76%) GCIA
5 5 (3.76%) GCIH
5 5 (3.76%) MCSA
6 4 (3.01%) CCNP
6 4 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.26%) Degree
7 3 (2.26%) MCP
8 2 (1.50%) MCSE
8 2 (1.50%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.75%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.77%) SLA
2 5 (3.76%) COBIT
2 5 (3.76%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (3.76%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 5 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.76%) NIST
3 3 (2.26%) GDPR
4 1 (0.75%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 85 (63.91%) Active Directory
2 40 (30.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (17.29%) Hyper-V
4 13 (9.77%) XenDesktop
5 9 (6.77%) XenApp
6 6 (4.51%) Docker
6 6 (4.51%) vSphere
7 4 (3.01%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (2.26%) StorNext
8 3 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.26%) Xsan
9 2 (1.50%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.75%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (20.30%) SCCM
2 24 (18.05%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (6.77%) Puppet
3 9 (6.77%) Terraform
4 7 (5.26%) Ansible
4 7 (5.26%) WSUS
5 6 (4.51%) SCOM
5 6 (4.51%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (3.76%) CSIRT
6 5 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (3.76%) SCOrch
7 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 4 (3.01%) Rancher
7 4 (3.01%) SCDPM
8 3 (2.26%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (1.50%) CASB
9 2 (1.50%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.50%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.75%) Nessus
Vendors
1 85 (63.91%) Microsoft
2 63 (47.37%) VMware
3 26 (19.55%) Cisco
4 23 (17.29%) Citrix
5 14 (10.53%) HP
6 8 (6.02%) SonicWALL
7 7 (5.26%) EMC
7 7 (5.26%) SolarWinds
8 6 (4.51%) Apple
8 6 (4.51%) Dell
8 6 (4.51%) Mitel
9 5 (3.76%) Veeam
10 4 (3.01%) Barracuda Networks
10 4 (3.01%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.01%) NetApp
11 3 (2.26%) Aruba
11 3 (2.26%) Isilon
11 3 (2.26%) Juniper
11 3 (2.26%) Sage
11 3 (2.26%) Sophos