Period
to 21 August 2018

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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 46 60
Rank change year-on-year -24 +14 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 467 530 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.26% 5.21% 4.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.68% 20.64% 17.33%
Number of salaries quoted 433 478 533
City of London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,100 £28,500 £26,550
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,250 £70,000
Central London median annual salary £45,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.21% +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 2,373 2,568 3,358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.67% 25.24% 26.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2,136 2,311 3,075
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% +8.00%

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 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 2018. 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 -3 2 £55,000 +48.65%
Windows Server
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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.

1 467 (100.00%) Windows
2 284 (60.81%) Active Directory
3 251 (53.75%) Microsoft
4 190 (40.69%) VMware
5 164 (35.12%) Office 365
6 150 (32.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 148 (31.69%) Firewall
8 145 (31.05%) DNS
9 140 (29.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 137 (29.34%) Finance
11 133 (28.48%) Microsoft Azure
12 132 (28.27%) PowerShell
13 114 (24.41%) DHCP
13 114 (24.41%) ITIL
14 111 (23.77%) MS Exchange
15 109 (23.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 107 (22.91%) Citrix
17 104 (22.27%) VMware Infrastructure
18 92 (19.70%) SQL
19 90 (19.27%) TCP/IP
20 89 (19.06%) Cisco
20 89 (19.06%) Hyper-V
21 86 (18.42%) SQL Server
21 86 (18.42%) Microsoft Office
21 86 (18.42%) Linux
22 82 (17.56%) SAN
23 81 (17.34%) Windows 7
23 81 (17.34%) Windows 10
24 63 (13.49%) DevOps
25 62 (13.28%) WAN

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
1 111 (23.77%) MS Exchange
2 44 (9.42%) SharePoint
3 39 (8.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (7.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 32 (6.85%) IIS
6 30 (6.42%) Skype for Business
7 8 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.50%) Apache
8 7 (1.50%) IBM Notes
9 6 (1.28%) CMS
9 6 (1.28%) JBoss
10 5 (1.07%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.07%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.64%) nginx
12 3 (0.64%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.43%) Anypoint
13 2 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.43%) Confluence
13 2 (0.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 86 (18.42%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.28%) Sage X3
3 4 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.43%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.21%) Carpe Diem
5 1 (0.21%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.21%) MetaTrader
5 1 (0.21%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.21%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 164 (35.12%) Office 365
2 133 (28.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (11.78%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (6.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (3.00%) OneDrive
6 12 (2.57%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (2.36%) Mimecast
8 9 (1.93%) IaaS
9 8 (1.71%) SaaS
10 7 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (1.28%) PaaS
12 5 (1.07%) Amazon S3
12 5 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (0.86%) Serverless
14 3 (0.64%) G Suite
15 2 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.43%) IBM Cloud
15 2 (0.43%) SoftLayer
15 2 (0.43%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 148 (31.69%) Firewall
2 145 (31.05%) DNS
3 114 (24.41%) DHCP
4 90 (19.27%) TCP/IP
5 82 (17.56%) SAN
6 62 (13.28%) WAN
7 50 (10.71%) VPN
8 49 (10.49%) LAN
9 36 (7.71%) Skype
10 32 (6.85%) VLAN
11 30 (6.42%) Wireless
12 22 (4.71%) MPLS
13 20 (4.28%) Network Security
14 18 (3.85%) IP Telephony
15 12 (2.57%) VoIP
16 11 (2.36%) Cisco IOS
16 11 (2.36%) Ethernet
16 11 (2.36%) SMTP
17 10 (2.14%) Intranet
18 9 (1.93%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.00%) Relational Database
3 13 (2.78%) MySQL
3 13 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.14%) RDBMS
6 8 (1.71%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (1.50%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.28%) MS Access
8 6 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.07%) Big Data
9 5 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.07%) Power BI
10 4 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Power View
10 4 (0.86%) OLAP
10 4 (0.86%) PowerPivot
10 4 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (1.71%) Jenkins
1 8 (1.71%) TeamCity
2 7 (1.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (1.50%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.86%) JIRA
4 3 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.43%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.21%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.21%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.21%) MSI
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.21%) Travis CI
General
1 137 (29.34%) Finance
2 53 (11.35%) Law
3 31 (6.64%) Legal
4 28 (6.00%) Banking
5 15 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 14 (3.00%) Advertising
7 9 (1.93%) Billing
7 9 (1.93%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.93%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.28%) Marketing
8 6 (1.28%) Military
9 4 (0.86%) Retail
10 2 (0.43%) Back Office
10 2 (0.43%) Front Office
10 2 (0.43%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.43%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.21%) Games
11 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.21%) Publishing
11 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (20.34%) Analyst
2 89 (19.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 84 (17.99%) Support Engineer
4 66 (14.13%) IT Support
5 46 (9.85%) Support Analyst
6 44 (9.42%) IT Engineer
7 38 (8.14%) IT Analyst
8 35 (7.49%) Administrator
9 31 (6.64%) IT Support Engineer
9 31 (6.64%) Windows Engineer
10 25 (5.35%) DevOps Engineer
11 24 (5.14%) IT Support Analyst
11 24 (5.14%) Systems Administrator
12 23 (4.93%) Server Engineer
13 21 (4.50%) Desktop Support
14 19 (4.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 19 (4.07%) Team Leader
15 18 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
15 18 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support
16 17 (3.64%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.14%) .NET
2 13 (2.78%) HTML
3 12 (2.57%) Web Services
4 10 (2.14%) ASP.NET
5 9 (1.93%) AngularJS
5 9 (1.93%) CSS
6 8 (1.71%) JSON
6 8 (1.71%) XML
7 7 (1.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (1.50%) LDAP
8 6 (1.28%) jQuery
9 5 (1.07%) X-Windows
10 4 (0.86%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (0.86%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (0.86%) LAMP
10 4 (0.86%) MDX
10 4 (0.86%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (0.64%) Entity Framework
11 3 (0.64%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.71%) Data Centre
2 27 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (5.57%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.43%) PKI
4 16 (3.43%) Replication
5 14 (3.00%) Reinsurance
5 14 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (2.78%) Public Cloud
7 11 (2.36%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.14%) Clustering
8 10 (2.14%) Fintech
8 10 (2.14%) Private Cloud
9 8 (1.71%) EMC VMAX
9 8 (1.71%) Enterprise Cloud
9 8 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (1.50%) Data Protection Act
10 7 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.50%) Fat Client
10 7 (1.50%) Hedge funds
10 7 (1.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 467 (100.00%) Windows
2 150 (32.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 140 (29.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 86 (18.42%) Linux
5 81 (17.34%) Windows 10
5 81 (17.34%) Windows 7
6 20 (4.28%) Unix
7 16 (3.43%) Mac OS X
8 12 (2.57%) Android
8 12 (2.57%) Mac OS
8 12 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (1.93%) CentOS
10 9 (1.93%) Ubuntu
11 7 (1.50%) Solaris
11 7 (1.50%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.64%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.43%) VyOS
14 1 (0.21%) DC/OS
14 1 (0.21%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (24.41%) ITIL
2 109 (23.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 63 (13.49%) DevOps
4 46 (9.85%) Migration
5 39 (8.35%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (7.92%) Problem-Solving
7 35 (7.49%) Project Management
7 35 (7.49%) Server Virtualisation
8 33 (7.07%) Configuration Management
8 33 (7.07%) Disaster Recovery
9 23 (4.93%) Patch Management
9 23 (4.93%) Time Management
10 21 (4.50%) Server Management
11 20 (4.28%) Data Protection
12 18 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
12 18 (3.85%) Information Security
13 17 (3.64%) Problem Management
13 17 (3.64%) Scrum
14 16 (3.43%) Service Delivery
14 16 (3.43%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 132 (28.27%) PowerShell
2 92 (19.70%) SQL
3 19 (4.07%) Python
4 17 (3.64%) C#
5 14 (3.00%) Bash Shell
6 12 (2.57%) C
7 10 (2.14%) PHP
8 9 (1.93%) Java
8 9 (1.93%) Perl
9 8 (1.71%) JavaScript
10 6 (1.28%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.07%) VBScript
12 4 (0.86%) C++
12 4 (0.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 3 (0.64%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.64%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.43%) VB
15 1 (0.21%) F#
15 1 (0.21%) Ruby
15 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 60 (12.85%) Degree
2 50 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (6.64%) MCSE
4 26 (5.57%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (4.28%) MCSA
6 18 (3.85%) CISSP
7 17 (3.64%) CEH
8 16 (3.43%) CCNP
9 15 (3.21%) GIAC
9 15 (3.21%) MCP
10 12 (2.57%) CCIE
10 12 (2.57%) GSEC
11 10 (2.14%) CCNA
11 10 (2.14%) CISM
11 10 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
12 9 (1.93%) MCITP
13 8 (1.71%) CISA
13 8 (1.71%) Security Cleared
14 6 (1.28%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.57%) SLA
2 21 (4.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.78%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 6 (1.28%) GDPR
6 5 (1.07%) WAI
7 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.21%) GCP
7 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 284 (60.81%) Active Directory
2 104 (22.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (19.06%) Hyper-V
4 31 (6.64%) XenApp
5 25 (5.35%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (5.14%) vSphere
7 21 (4.50%) Virtual Machines
8 20 (4.28%) XenServer
9 18 (3.85%) XenDesktop
10 13 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (1.28%) Docker
11 6 (1.28%) LXC
11 6 (1.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (1.07%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.64%) DFS Replication
14 3 (0.64%) StorNext
14 3 (0.64%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.64%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 54 (11.56%) SCCM
2 24 (5.14%) Puppet
3 22 (4.71%) SCOM
4 18 (3.85%) WSUS
5 15 (3.21%) Ansible
6 11 (2.36%) Backup Exec
7 10 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (1.71%) HP Data Protector
9 6 (1.28%) Data Guard
9 6 (1.28%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (1.07%) HP SIM
10 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 5 (1.07%) Nagios
10 5 (1.07%) Salt
11 3 (0.64%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 3 (0.64%) Jamf Pro
11 3 (0.64%) Kubernetes
11 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 251 (53.75%) Microsoft
2 190 (40.69%) VMware
3 107 (22.91%) Citrix
4 89 (19.06%) Cisco
5 42 (8.99%) HP
6 25 (5.35%) Dell
7 24 (5.14%) Apple
7 24 (5.14%) Oracle
8 19 (4.07%) Veeam
9 17 (3.64%) CheckPoint
9 17 (3.64%) IBM
10 16 (3.43%) Red Hat
11 13 (2.78%) SonicWALL
11 13 (2.78%) Sophos
12 12 (2.57%) Avaya
12 12 (2.57%) EMC
12 12 (2.57%) NETGEAR
13 10 (2.14%) Google
14 9 (1.93%) 3PAR
14 9 (1.93%) NetApp