Period
to 7 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 7 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > East Midlands
6 months to
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 35 36 31
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 174 164 276
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.32% 5.89% 6.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.39% 26.80% 30.73%
Number of salaries quoted 157 153 199
10th Percentile £24,150 £21,050 £23,900
25th Percentile £31,250 £26,750 £26,238
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £38,760 £34,650 £38,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.86% -10.00% +8.45%
75th Percentile £47,500 £44,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,050 £52,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 East Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 592 612 898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.50% 21.97% 22.36%
Number of salaries quoted 498 518 612
10th Percentile £21,750 £23,425 £23,125
25th Percentile £29,000 £27,664 £30,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
75th Percentile £51,250 £50,000 £51,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Windows Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in the East Midlands

Windows Server
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Windows Server in the East Midlands

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 7 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in the East Midlands

Windows Server
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 7 May 2021. 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
Nottinghamshire +6 52 £36,000 +20.00% 24
Northamptonshire +19 43 £32,500 -5.11% 7
Leicestershire +8 43 £43,000 +18.62% 9
Derbyshire -2 19 £38,000 +68.89% 7
Lincolnshire -7 11 £30,000 +9.09% 7
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 174 (100.00%) Windows
2 114 (65.52%) Active Directory
3 93 (53.45%) Microsoft 365
4 88 (50.57%) VMware
5 64 (36.78%) Microsoft
6 55 (31.61%) Azure
7 50 (28.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 45 (25.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 41 (23.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 39 (22.41%) DNS
10 39 (22.41%) ITIL
10 39 (22.41%) Linux
11 37 (21.26%) Windows 10
11 37 (21.26%) Social Skills
12 36 (20.69%) Cisco
13 32 (18.39%) Firewall
14 28 (16.09%) SQL
15 27 (15.52%) SCCM
15 27 (15.52%) Problem-Solving
16 26 (14.94%) Windows Server 2016
16 26 (14.94%) MS Exchange
16 26 (14.94%) DHCP
17 25 (14.37%) PowerShell
18 24 (13.79%) Citrix
18 24 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
18 24 (13.79%) Windows 7
19 22 (12.64%) Azure Active Directory
19 22 (12.64%) LAN
19 22 (12.64%) SQL Server
20 21 (12.07%) Microsoft Office

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 26 (14.94%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.32%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.75%) IIS
4 8 (4.60%) nginx
5 5 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.72%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.15%) Apache
8 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 21 (12.07%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.72%) Siemens NX
2 3 (1.72%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 8 (4.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.72%) Sage 200
2 3 (1.72%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 93 (53.45%) Microsoft 365
2 55 (31.61%) Azure
3 22 (12.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (2.87%) AWS
5 4 (2.30%) IaaS
6 2 (1.15%) Azure Storage
6 2 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.57%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.57%) Azure Key Vault
7 1 (0.57%) Azure Logic Apps
7 1 (0.57%) Azure Service Bus
7 1 (0.57%) Azure Stack
7 1 (0.57%) PaaS
7 1 (0.57%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.57%) SaaS
7 1 (0.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 39 (22.41%) DNS
2 32 (18.39%) Firewall
3 26 (14.94%) DHCP
4 22 (12.64%) LAN
5 19 (10.92%) WAN
6 18 (10.34%) TCP/IP
7 14 (8.05%) VPN
8 10 (5.75%) Remote Desktop
8 10 (5.75%) Wireless
9 9 (5.17%) SAN
9 9 (5.17%) VLAN
10 8 (4.60%) Reverse Proxy
10 8 (4.60%) VSAN
11 6 (3.45%) Asterisk PBX
12 5 (2.87%) VoIP
13 3 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (1.72%) Internet
13 3 (1.72%) Multicast
13 3 (1.72%) Skype
13 3 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (4.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.15%) Redis
6 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.57%) Power BI
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 12 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.32%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (5.75%) TeamCity
4 5 (2.87%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.72%) JIRA
5 3 (1.72%) Selenium
5 3 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.15%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.15%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.15%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.57%) Ant
General
1 37 (21.26%) Social Skills
2 11 (6.32%) Retail
3 8 (4.60%) Law
4 7 (4.02%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.02%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.30%) Organisational Skills
6 3 (1.72%) Local Government
6 3 (1.72%) Public Sector
6 3 (1.72%) Social Housing
7 2 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.15%) Electronics
7 2 (1.15%) Legal
7 2 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.57%) Finance
8 1 (0.57%) German Language
8 1 (0.57%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (27.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (12.64%) IT Engineer
3 16 (9.20%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (9.20%) Support Engineer
4 15 (8.62%) Analyst
5 13 (7.47%) 2nd Line Support
5 13 (7.47%) Administrator
5 13 (7.47%) IT Support
6 11 (6.32%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (6.32%) Windows Engineer
7 10 (5.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 10 (5.75%) Server Engineer
8 9 (5.17%) Support Analyst
8 9 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (4.60%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 8 (4.60%) IT Administrator
9 8 (4.60%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.02%) Azure Engineer
10 7 (4.02%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.20%) .NET
2 10 (5.75%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.72%) CSS
4 2 (1.15%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.15%) CSS3
4 2 (1.15%) Entity Framework
4 2 (1.15%) LAMP
4 2 (1.15%) LDAP
4 2 (1.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.57%) COM
5 1 (0.57%) HTML
5 1 (0.57%) REST
5 1 (0.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.20%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.02%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (3.45%) Driving Licence
4 5 (2.87%) PKI
5 4 (2.30%) FMCG
5 4 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.30%) Replication
6 3 (1.72%) CCTV
6 3 (1.72%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.15%) Clustering
7 2 (1.15%) iPhone
7 2 (1.15%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.15%) Podcast
8 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.57%) CMDB
8 1 (0.57%) Contactless
8 1 (0.57%) Housing Association
8 1 (0.57%) Industry 4.0
8 1 (0.57%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 174 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (23.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 39 (22.41%) Linux
4 37 (21.26%) Windows 10
5 26 (14.94%) Windows Server 2016
6 24 (13.79%) Windows 7
7 21 (12.07%) Windows Server 2019
8 20 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (6.32%) CentOS
9 11 (6.32%) Unix
9 11 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (4.60%) AIX
12 7 (4.02%) Windows 8
13 4 (2.30%) Android
14 3 (1.72%) Windows XP
15 2 (1.15%) Fedora
15 2 (1.15%) Mac OS X
15 2 (1.15%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (28.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 39 (22.41%) ITIL
3 27 (15.52%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (7.47%) DevOps
4 13 (7.47%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (7.47%) Identity Management
5 11 (6.32%) Mentoring
6 10 (5.75%) Migration
7 9 (5.17%) ITIL V3
7 9 (5.17%) Patch Management
8 8 (4.60%) Converged Infrastructure
8 8 (4.60%) Decision-Making
8 8 (4.60%) OWASP
9 7 (4.02%) Change Management
9 7 (4.02%) Coaching
9 7 (4.02%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (4.02%) Server Management
9 7 (4.02%) Service Management
10 6 (3.45%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 28 (16.09%) SQL
2 25 (14.37%) PowerShell
3 11 (6.32%) C#
4 9 (5.17%) Python
5 6 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 5 (2.87%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.72%) PHP
8 2 (1.15%) VB
9 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (10.92%) MCSE
3 15 (8.62%) MCSA
4 8 (4.60%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.87%) DBS Check
5 5 (2.87%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.30%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (2.30%) Degree
6 4 (2.30%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.15%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.15%) CCNP
8 2 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.15%) MCITP
8 2 (1.15%) MCTS
8 2 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.62%) SLA
2 9 (5.17%) PCI DSS
3 8 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (4.60%) QA
4 3 (1.72%) GDPR
5 1 (0.57%) PMO
System Software
1 114 (65.52%) Active Directory
2 45 (25.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (9.77%) Hyper-V
4 16 (9.20%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (8.05%) XenDesktop
6 13 (7.47%) XenApp
7 5 (2.87%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (2.87%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (2.30%) Terminal Services
8 4 (2.30%) vSphere
9 2 (1.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.15%) NFS
9 2 (1.15%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 27 (15.52%) SCCM
2 13 (7.47%) SCOM
3 10 (5.75%) Puppet
4 8 (4.60%) Ansible
4 8 (4.60%) HAProxy
4 8 (4.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 8 (4.60%) SCOrch
5 6 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (3.45%) Nagios
5 6 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.15%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.15%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.15%) WSUS
8 1 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.57%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.57%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 88 (50.57%) VMware
2 64 (36.78%) Microsoft
3 36 (20.69%) Cisco
4 24 (13.79%) Citrix
5 13 (7.47%) Dell
6 9 (5.17%) Red Hat
7 7 (4.02%) Apple
7 7 (4.02%) Veeam
8 6 (3.45%) IBM
8 6 (3.45%) Oracle
9 5 (2.87%) Meraki
9 5 (2.87%) SAP
9 5 (2.87%) Sophos
10 4 (2.30%) HP
11 3 (1.72%) Juniper
11 3 (1.72%) NetApp
11 3 (1.72%) Sage
11 3 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.72%) Siemens
11 3 (1.72%) Symantec