Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 61 47
Rank change year-on-year +3 -14 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 474 509 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.57% 4.53% 4.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.10% 18.28% 19.24%
Number of salaries quoted 451 465 703
City of London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £77,250 £72,500 £73,750
Central London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 2358 2784 4107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.74% 24.77% 25.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2144 2526 3572
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% +1.94%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,125 £29,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £92,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017. 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 - 2 £65,000 -
Windows Server
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 471 (99.37%) Windows
2 298 (62.87%) Active Directory
3 239 (50.42%) VMware
4 202 (42.62%) Microsoft
5 155 (32.70%) Citrix
6 139 (29.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 139 (29.32%) Office 365
7 135 (28.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 133 (28.06%) MS Exchange
9 127 (26.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 126 (26.58%) Finance
11 109 (23.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 103 (21.73%) PowerShell
13 99 (20.89%) Firewall
14 98 (20.68%) ITIL
14 98 (20.68%) DNS
15 93 (19.62%) SQL
16 92 (19.41%) SAN
17 90 (18.99%) XenApp
18 81 (17.09%) SQL Server
19 77 (16.24%) Hyper-V
19 77 (16.24%) SCCM
20 75 (15.82%) XenDesktop
21 70 (14.77%) Linux
22 69 (14.56%) DHCP
23 67 (14.14%) Windows 7
24 63 (13.29%) Exchange Server 2010
25 58 (12.24%) Cisco
25 58 (12.24%) Microsoft Office
26 57 (12.03%) TCP/IP

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
1 133 (28.06%) MS Exchange
2 63 (13.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 46 (9.70%) SharePoint
4 42 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 37 (7.81%) IIS
6 22 (4.64%) Skype for Business
7 16 (3.38%) JBoss
8 13 (2.74%) Anypoint
8 13 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (1.90%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 5 (1.05%) CMS
14 5 (1.05%) Confluence
15 3 (0.63%) Drupal
15 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 58 (12.24%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.63%) Workday HCM
3 2 (0.42%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.21%) Relativity
4 1 (0.21%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 139 (29.32%) Office 365
2 109 (23.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (4.01%) IaaS
5 13 (2.74%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (2.32%) SaaS
7 9 (1.90%) PaaS
8 6 (1.27%) Mimecast
9 5 (1.05%) G Suite
9 5 (1.05%) GitHub
10 4 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 4 (0.84%) Yammer
11 3 (0.63%) Datadog
12 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.42%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.42%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 99 (20.89%) Firewall
2 98 (20.68%) DNS
3 92 (19.41%) SAN
4 69 (14.56%) DHCP
5 57 (12.03%) TCP/IP
6 48 (10.13%) WAN
7 44 (9.28%) LAN
8 35 (7.38%) NetScaler
9 31 (6.54%) VPN
10 25 (5.27%) Internet
11 21 (4.43%) Skype
11 21 (4.43%) VoIP
12 18 (3.80%) SSL
13 17 (3.59%) FTP
13 17 (3.59%) VLAN
14 14 (2.95%) Wireless
15 12 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
16 11 (2.32%) Cisco ASA
17 10 (2.11%) DSL
17 10 (2.11%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (17.09%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.01%) MySQL
3 18 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 18 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (2.74%) DTS
5 13 (2.74%) EDRMS
6 8 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.48%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (1.05%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.84%) Power BI
9 4 (0.84%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.63%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.21%) MS Access
11 1 (0.21%) OLAP
11 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 25 (5.27%) Octopus Deploy
2 22 (4.64%) TeamCity
3 15 (3.16%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.11%) JIRA
5 6 (1.27%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.05%) NuGet
6 5 (1.05%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.63%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.42%) Subversion
10 1 (0.21%) SilkPerformer
10 1 (0.21%) SilkTest
10 1 (0.21%) Travis CI
General
1 126 (26.58%) Finance
2 44 (9.28%) Banking
3 13 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.53%) Billing
5 11 (2.32%) Legal
5 11 (2.32%) Military
6 9 (1.90%) Advertising
6 9 (1.90%) Games
7 7 (1.48%) Back Office
7 7 (1.48%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.48%) Law
8 6 (1.27%) Dutch Language
8 6 (1.27%) French Language
8 6 (1.27%) Retail
8 6 (1.27%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.63%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.42%) Marketing
11 1 (0.21%) International Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 118 (24.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 64 (13.50%) Analyst
3 56 (11.81%) Windows Engineer
4 51 (10.76%) Support Engineer
5 37 (7.81%) Support Analyst
6 30 (6.33%) IT Support
7 28 (5.91%) Server Engineer
8 27 (5.70%) IT Engineer
9 24 (5.06%) Citrix Engineer
10 23 (4.85%) Azure Engineer
10 23 (4.85%) Infrastructure Support
11 22 (4.64%) Architect
11 22 (4.64%) Technical Analyst
12 21 (4.43%) DevOps Engineer
13 20 (4.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 20 (4.22%) IT Manager
14 19 (4.01%) 2nd Line Support
14 19 (4.01%) Consultant
14 19 (4.01%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 19 (4.01%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.27%) .NET
2 14 (2.95%) FIX Protocol
2 14 (2.95%) Web Services
3 9 (1.90%) XML
4 4 (0.84%) .NET Framework
4 4 (0.84%) CSS
4 4 (0.84%) LAMP
4 4 (0.84%) SOAP
4 4 (0.84%) Software Packaging
5 3 (0.63%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (0.63%) HTML
5 3 (0.63%) HTML5
5 3 (0.63%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 2 (0.42%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (0.42%) Middleware
7 1 (0.21%) JDBC
7 1 (0.21%) JSON
7 1 (0.21%) ODBC
7 1 (0.21%) Velocity
7 1 (0.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 50 (10.55%) Data Centre
2 28 (5.91%) Replication
3 21 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.22%) Public Cloud
5 17 (3.59%) Management Information System
6 15 (3.16%) Blackberry
7 14 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (2.74%) Clustering
9 11 (2.32%) Fat Client
9 11 (2.32%) Fintech
9 11 (2.32%) Thin Client
10 9 (1.90%) Driving Licence
10 9 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
11 8 (1.69%) Computer Science
11 8 (1.69%) EMC VMAX
11 8 (1.69%) Robotics
12 6 (1.27%) Fixed Income
13 5 (1.05%) iPad
13 5 (1.05%) iPhone
14 4 (0.84%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 471 (99.37%) Windows
2 135 (28.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 127 (26.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 70 (14.77%) Linux
5 67 (14.14%) Windows 7
6 55 (11.60%) Windows 10
7 29 (6.12%) Windows 8
8 20 (4.22%) Unix
8 20 (4.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (1.90%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.48%) CentOS
11 7 (1.48%) Ubuntu
12 5 (1.05%) Mac OS
12 5 (1.05%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.42%) Android
14 2 (0.42%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (20.68%) ITIL
2 56 (11.81%) DevOps
3 44 (9.28%) Service Delivery
4 36 (7.59%) Migration
5 35 (7.38%) Project Management
6 30 (6.33%) Configuration Management
7 28 (5.91%) Time Management
8 26 (5.49%) Mentoring
9 23 (4.85%) Incident Management
10 21 (4.43%) Service Management
11 19 (4.01%) Presales
12 18 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (3.80%) PRINCE2
13 17 (3.59%) TOGAF
14 16 (3.38%) Proactive Monitoring
14 16 (3.38%) Runbook
15 15 (3.16%) IT Strategy
15 15 (3.16%) Test Automation
16 14 (2.95%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 103 (21.73%) PowerShell
2 93 (19.62%) SQL
3 35 (7.38%) Java
4 18 (3.80%) T-SQL
5 12 (2.53%) C#
6 10 (2.11%) Python
7 9 (1.90%) Perl
8 8 (1.69%) VBScript
9 7 (1.48%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.27%) C
10 6 (1.27%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.84%) VB
12 3 (0.63%) PHP
12 3 (0.63%) Ruby
12 3 (0.63%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.21%) Korn
13 1 (0.21%) Scala
13 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 52 (10.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (9.70%) Degree
3 23 (4.85%) MCSE
4 18 (3.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (2.95%) MCSA
6 11 (2.32%) SC Cleared
6 11 (2.32%) Security Cleared
7 9 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.69%) CCNA
8 8 (1.69%) MCP
8 8 (1.69%) RHCE
9 5 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (0.84%) PhD
11 3 (0.63%) CCA
11 3 (0.63%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.63%) MCDST
11 3 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (0.42%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.85%) SLA
2 5 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.21%) MiFID
System Software
1 298 (62.87%) Active Directory
2 139 (29.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (18.99%) XenApp
4 77 (16.24%) Hyper-V
5 75 (15.82%) XenDesktop
6 47 (9.92%) XenServer
7 45 (9.49%) VMware ESXi
8 30 (6.33%) vSphere
9 19 (4.01%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (2.74%) DFS Replication
10 13 (2.74%) Virtual Servers
11 12 (2.53%) Docker
12 11 (2.32%) VMware Workstation
13 9 (1.90%) Terminal Services
14 7 (1.48%) Xen
15 4 (0.84%) BitLocker
16 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.42%) vCloud
16 2 (0.42%) VMware NSX
17 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 77 (16.24%) SCCM
2 56 (11.81%) SCOM
3 26 (5.49%) Puppet
4 19 (4.01%) SCOrch
5 14 (2.95%) WSUS
6 13 (2.74%) Ansible
7 12 (2.53%) Backup Exec
7 12 (2.53%) NetBackup
8 11 (2.32%) HP Data Protector
9 10 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (1.90%) HP SIM
10 9 (1.90%) XenMobile
11 8 (1.69%) Kibana
12 7 (1.48%) AirWatch
13 6 (1.27%) Failover Clustering
13 6 (1.27%) SolarWinds Orion
14 5 (1.05%) Terraform
15 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
15 4 (0.84%) vCenter Server
15 4 (0.84%) vRealize
Vendors
1 239 (50.42%) VMware
2 202 (42.62%) Microsoft
3 155 (32.70%) Citrix
4 58 (12.24%) Cisco
5 56 (11.81%) HP
6 27 (5.70%) 3PAR
7 24 (5.06%) Dell
8 22 (4.64%) EMC
9 17 (3.59%) AppSense
9 17 (3.59%) IBM
9 17 (3.59%) NetApp
9 17 (3.59%) Veeam
10 15 (3.16%) Apple
11 13 (2.74%) Brocade
11 13 (2.74%) Red Hat
11 13 (2.74%) webMethods
12 11 (2.32%) Xerox
13 9 (1.90%) Google
13 9 (1.90%) Splunk
13 9 (1.90%) Veritas