Period
to 21 February 2020

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 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 33 39 48
Rank change year-on-year +6 +9 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 224 265 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.32% 6.22% 5.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.28% 26.55% 25.06%
Number of salaries quoted 201 206 268
East Midlands median annual salary £34,650 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.60% +7.14% +4.48%
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,875 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 765 998 1,177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.57% 23.43% 22.05%
Number of salaries quoted 626 684 1,001
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,038 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,750 £64,625 £60,000
England median annual salary £46,746 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.59% +5.56% -

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Windows Server as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 2020. 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 +7 72 £31,500 -23.64% 27
Leicestershire +23 51 £33,000 -8.33% 19
Northamptonshire -18 45 £37,500 -6.25% 15
Derbyshire +8 23 £22,500 -35.71% 12
Lincolnshire +8 23 £27,500 +5.77% 6
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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.

1 223 (99.55%) Windows
2 139 (62.05%) Microsoft
3 137 (61.16%) Office 365
4 136 (60.71%) Active Directory
5 102 (45.54%) VMware
6 86 (38.39%) Windows 10
7 70 (31.25%) Cisco
8 69 (30.80%) Azure
9 67 (29.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 55 (24.55%) VMware Infrastructure
10 55 (24.55%) ITIL
11 54 (24.11%) Windows 7
11 54 (24.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 53 (23.66%) Citrix
12 53 (23.66%) Firewall
13 49 (21.88%) WAN
14 47 (20.98%) DNS
15 45 (20.09%) Hyper-V
16 41 (18.30%) Windows Server 2008
17 38 (16.96%) SQL
18 37 (16.52%) DHCP
18 37 (16.52%) SCCM
19 35 (15.63%) TCP/IP
19 35 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
20 34 (15.18%) SharePoint
20 34 (15.18%) MS Exchange
21 32 (14.29%) LAN
21 32 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
22 31 (13.84%) XenApp
23 30 (13.39%) Data Centre

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 34 (15.18%) MS Exchange
1 34 (15.18%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.36%) Skype for Business
3 8 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (3.13%) IIS
5 6 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.23%) Apache
7 3 (1.34%) Documentum
Applications
1 35 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.45%) Abaqus
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.45%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 137 (61.16%) Office 365
2 69 (30.80%) Azure
3 12 (5.36%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (4.91%) SaaS
5 8 (3.57%) AWS
6 6 (2.68%) G Suite
7 4 (1.79%) IaaS
7 4 (1.79%) Power Platform
8 3 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.89%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.89%) PaaS
10 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.45%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (23.66%) Firewall
2 49 (21.88%) WAN
3 47 (20.98%) DNS
4 37 (16.52%) DHCP
5 35 (15.63%) TCP/IP
6 32 (14.29%) LAN
7 27 (12.05%) SAN
8 22 (9.82%) VoIP
9 18 (8.04%) VLAN
10 16 (7.14%) MPLS
11 14 (6.25%) VPN
12 13 (5.80%) iSCSI
12 13 (5.80%) WLAN
13 10 (4.46%) Wireless
14 9 (4.02%) Network Security
15 8 (3.57%) Internet
15 8 (3.57%) IP Telephony
16 7 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
17 6 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
17 6 (2.68%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.79%) Power BI
2 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.34%) MySQL
3 3 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.34%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (1.34%) Bazaar
1 3 (1.34%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.34%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.45%) JUnit
2 1 (0.45%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.45%) NUnit
2 1 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.45%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.45%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (7.59%) Finance
2 14 (6.25%) Public Sector
3 11 (4.91%) Retail
4 7 (3.13%) French Language
4 7 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.68%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.34%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.34%) Local Government
7 2 (0.89%) German Language
8 1 (0.45%) Automotive
8 1 (0.45%) Back Office
8 1 (0.45%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.45%) Electronics
8 1 (0.45%) Marketing
8 1 (0.45%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 57 (25.45%) IT Engineer
2 49 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 36 (16.07%) IT Support
4 29 (12.95%) Analyst
5 26 (11.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 23 (10.27%) Systems Engineer
7 22 (9.82%) Support Engineer
8 21 (9.38%) IT Analyst
9 19 (8.48%) Support Analyst
10 18 (8.04%) Field Engineer
11 17 (7.59%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (7.59%) IT Support Analyst
12 15 (6.70%) IT Support Engineer
13 13 (5.80%) 1st Line Engineer
13 13 (5.80%) Administrator
13 13 (5.80%) Office 365 Engineer
13 13 (5.80%) Windows Engineer
14 12 (5.36%) Field Service Engineer
14 12 (5.36%) Hardware Engineer
14 12 (5.36%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.68%) Web Services
2 5 (2.23%) .NET
3 3 (1.34%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.34%) LDAP
4 2 (0.89%) SAML
5 1 (0.45%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.45%) CSS
5 1 (0.45%) LAMP
5 1 (0.45%) ODBC
5 1 (0.45%) React
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.39%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.91%) Driving Licence
3 9 (4.02%) Client/Server
4 6 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.23%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.79%) CMDB
7 3 (1.34%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.34%) FMCG
7 3 (1.34%) NHS
7 3 (1.34%) Replication
7 3 (1.34%) Social Media
7 3 (1.34%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.89%) Clustering
8 2 (0.89%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.89%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.45%) EPoS
9 1 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.45%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 223 (99.55%) Windows
2 86 (38.39%) Windows 10
3 67 (29.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 54 (24.11%) Windows 7
5 41 (18.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (6.25%) Linux
7 13 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (4.91%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.79%) CentOS
9 4 (1.79%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.34%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.34%) Unix
11 2 (0.89%) AIX
11 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (24.55%) ITIL
2 54 (24.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 29 (12.95%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (10.27%) Migration
6 20 (8.93%) Service Delivery
7 19 (8.48%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (8.48%) Service Management
8 18 (8.04%) Project Management
9 17 (7.59%) Problem Management
10 14 (6.25%) Mentoring
11 12 (5.36%) Logistics
11 12 (5.36%) Project Delivery
12 10 (4.46%) Change Management
12 10 (4.46%) Proactive Monitoring
12 10 (4.46%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 7 (3.13%) DevOps
13 7 (3.13%) IT Strategy
13 7 (3.13%) Patch Management
13 7 (3.13%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (16.96%) SQL
2 26 (11.61%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.68%) C#
4 4 (1.79%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.45%) C
5 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (9.38%) MCSE
4 15 (6.70%) CCNA
4 15 (6.70%) Degree
5 13 (5.80%) MCSA
6 11 (4.91%) CCNP
7 10 (4.46%) DBS Check
8 5 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.34%) AWS Certification
10 3 (1.34%) CCA
10 3 (1.34%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.34%) MCITP
10 3 (1.34%) MCTS
11 2 (0.89%) MCP
11 2 (0.89%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.89%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.45%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.36%) SLA
2 11 (4.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.79%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.34%) GDPR
5 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 136 (60.71%) Active Directory
2 55 (24.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (20.09%) Hyper-V
4 31 (13.84%) XenApp
5 12 (5.36%) Terminal Services
6 7 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.23%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (2.23%) vSphere
8 4 (1.79%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (1.79%) VirtualBox
9 3 (1.34%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 3 (1.34%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.45%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.45%) Firmware
10 1 (0.45%) pfSense
10 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 37 (16.52%) SCCM
2 16 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (6.25%) SCOM
4 13 (5.80%) NetBackup
5 10 (4.46%) WSUS
6 3 (1.34%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.34%) Puppet
6 3 (1.34%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.89%) Ansible
7 2 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.45%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.45%) Nagios
8 1 (0.45%) Terraform
8 1 (0.45%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 139 (62.05%) Microsoft
2 102 (45.54%) VMware
3 70 (31.25%) Cisco
4 53 (23.66%) Citrix
5 20 (8.93%) NetApp
6 17 (7.59%) Veeam
7 15 (6.70%) HP
8 14 (6.25%) EMC
9 13 (5.80%) arcserve
10 11 (4.91%) Avaya
11 10 (4.46%) Zerto
12 9 (4.02%) Apple
13 8 (3.57%) Oracle
14 7 (3.13%) Dell
15 5 (2.23%) Mitel
16 4 (1.79%) Palo Alto
17 3 (1.34%) Siemens
18 2 (0.89%) Red Hat
19 1 (0.45%) IBM
19 1 (0.45%) Remedy