Period
to 21 August 2018

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

Microsoft Windows Server
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 47 34
Rank change year-on-year +5 -13 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 274 258 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 5.62% 4.86% 6.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.39% 24.04% 25.22%
Number of salaries quoted 258 236 366
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.94% +4.69%
10th Percentile £21,175 £21,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £46,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% -

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 965 1,073 1,697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 19.78% 20.20% 26.33%
Number of salaries quoted 811 908 1,378
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £21,750 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 August 2018.

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 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
Nottinghamshire +26 101 £35,000 -17.65% 19
Leicestershire +13 64 £37,500 +25.00% 10
Northamptonshire -31 49 £45,000 +11.11% 8
Derbyshire -8 42 £30,000 -14.29% 4
Lincolnshire +9 15 £37,500 - 5
Windows Server
England

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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 274 (100.00%) Windows
2 198 (72.26%) Microsoft
3 197 (71.90%) Active Directory
4 133 (48.54%) VMware
5 104 (37.96%) Office 365
6 98 (35.77%) Microsoft Azure
7 96 (35.04%) DNS
8 95 (34.67%) SCCM
9 83 (30.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 77 (28.10%) SQL Server
11 75 (27.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 74 (27.01%) ITIL
13 73 (26.64%) DHCP
13 73 (26.64%) MS Exchange
13 73 (26.64%) Windows 10
14 70 (25.55%) Hyper-V
15 68 (24.82%) Windows 7
15 68 (24.82%) Microsoft Office
15 68 (24.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 67 (24.45%) Firewall
17 66 (24.09%) Cisco
18 61 (22.26%) LAN
18 61 (22.26%) Windows Server 2008
19 57 (20.80%) WAN
20 56 (20.44%) TCP/IP
21 54 (19.71%) PowerShell
22 53 (19.34%) Citrix
23 49 (17.88%) Problem-Solving
24 47 (17.15%) SAN
24 47 (17.15%) SQL

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 73 (26.64%) MS Exchange
2 21 (7.66%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (4.01%) Skype for Business
5 10 (3.65%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.28%) IIS
7 7 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.82%) Site Server
9 4 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.09%) Confluence
10 3 (1.09%) JBoss
11 2 (0.73%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.36%) Apache
12 1 (0.36%) CMS
12 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.36%) WildFly
Applications
1 68 (24.82%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.36%) OPENHousing
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 104 (37.96%) Office 365
2 98 (35.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (8.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 22 (8.03%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (3.28%) G Suite
6 5 (1.82%) Mimecast
7 3 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.09%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.73%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.73%) GitHub
8 2 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.73%) IaaS
8 2 (0.73%) Route 53
8 2 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.36%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.36%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 96 (35.04%) DNS
2 73 (26.64%) DHCP
3 67 (24.45%) Firewall
4 61 (22.26%) LAN
5 57 (20.80%) WAN
6 56 (20.44%) TCP/IP
7 47 (17.15%) SAN
8 30 (10.95%) VLAN
9 19 (6.93%) VoIP
10 17 (6.20%) VPN
11 14 (5.11%) Remote Desktop
11 14 (5.11%) Wireless
12 10 (3.65%) WLAN
13 9 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (2.55%) Internet
14 7 (2.55%) SSL
15 6 (2.19%) NAS
16 5 (1.82%) IPsec
16 5 (1.82%) MPLS
16 5 (1.82%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (28.10%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.28%) Oracle Database
2 9 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.92%) MySQL
4 7 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (2.55%) Hadoop
4 7 (2.55%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.46%) Big Data
6 2 (0.73%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.73%) MS Access
6 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (4.01%) Jenkins
2 10 (3.65%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (2.55%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.82%) JIRA
4 5 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.73%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (7.66%) Finance
2 19 (6.93%) Retail
3 14 (5.11%) Games
3 14 (5.11%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.01%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.55%) Aerospace
6 6 (2.19%) Back Office
7 5 (1.82%) Legal
7 5 (1.82%) Marketing
8 3 (1.09%) Law
9 2 (0.73%) Automotive
10 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.36%) French Language
10 1 (0.36%) German Language
10 1 (0.36%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.36%) Publishing
10 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 61 (22.26%) Support Engineer
2 57 (20.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 53 (19.34%) IT Support
4 50 (18.25%) Analyst
5 49 (17.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 37 (13.50%) IT Engineer
7 33 (12.04%) 3rd Line Support
8 31 (11.31%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 27 (9.85%) Infrastructure Support
9 27 (9.85%) IT Support Engineer
9 27 (9.85%) Support Analyst
10 25 (9.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 23 (8.39%) Administrator
12 21 (7.66%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 20 (7.30%) IT Analyst
13 20 (7.30%) Team Leader
14 19 (6.93%) IT Support Analyst
14 19 (6.93%) Technical Engineer
15 17 (6.20%) Infrastructure Team Leader
15 17 (6.20%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.65%) .NET
2 9 (3.28%) ASP.NET
2 9 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (3.28%) LDAP
3 7 (2.55%) AngularJS
3 7 (2.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 7 (2.55%) Kafka
3 7 (2.55%) WSH
4 5 (1.82%) 802.1X
4 5 (1.82%) COM
5 4 (1.46%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (1.09%) .NET Core
6 3 (1.09%) jQuery
6 3 (1.09%) Middleware
7 2 (0.73%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.36%) ADSI
8 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.36%) Lambda Expressions
8 1 (0.36%) LINQ
8 1 (0.36%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.12%) Data Centre
2 18 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.84%) Replication
4 12 (4.38%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (4.01%) Driving Licence
6 9 (3.28%) Clustering
6 9 (3.28%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.92%) HP Storage
8 6 (2.19%) PKI
9 4 (1.46%) Fintech
9 4 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (1.09%) NHS
10 3 (1.09%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.73%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.73%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.73%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 274 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (27.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 73 (26.64%) Windows 10
4 68 (24.82%) Windows 7
5 61 (22.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (12.41%) Linux
7 12 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (4.01%) Windows 8
9 10 (3.65%) Mac OS
10 9 (3.28%) Unix
11 5 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.82%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.46%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.09%) CentOS
13 3 (1.09%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.36%) Android
14 1 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (27.01%) ITIL
2 68 (24.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 49 (17.88%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (10.58%) Incident Management
5 26 (9.49%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (6.93%) Service Management
7 16 (5.84%) ITIL V3
8 14 (5.11%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (5.11%) DevOps
8 14 (5.11%) Service Delivery
9 13 (4.74%) Problem Management
10 12 (4.38%) Server Management
11 11 (4.01%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (4.01%) Data Protection
11 11 (4.01%) Migration
11 11 (4.01%) Mobile Device Management
11 11 (4.01%) Release Management
12 10 (3.65%) Configuration Management
13 9 (3.28%) MVC
13 9 (3.28%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (19.71%) PowerShell
2 47 (17.15%) SQL
3 13 (4.74%) C#
4 10 (3.65%) VBScript
5 6 (2.19%) VB
6 5 (1.82%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.46%) Ruby
8 3 (1.09%) Java
8 3 (1.09%) Python
9 2 (0.73%) C
9 2 (0.73%) Perl
9 2 (0.73%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.36%) C++
10 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.36%) Korn
10 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 46 (16.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (10.22%) MCSE
3 25 (9.12%) MCSA
4 16 (5.84%) Degree
4 16 (5.84%) MCP
5 12 (4.38%) CCNA
5 12 (4.38%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (3.28%) MCITP
7 8 (2.92%) DBS Check
7 8 (2.92%) SC Cleared
7 8 (2.92%) Security Cleared
8 5 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.09%) CCNP
11 2 (0.73%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.73%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.36%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.36%) Novell Certification
12 1 (0.36%) VCP5
12 1 (0.36%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (13.50%) SLA
2 13 (4.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.28%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.82%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (1.82%) GDPR
5 2 (0.73%) GCP
5 2 (0.73%) PMO
5 2 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.36%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 197 (71.90%) Active Directory
2 83 (30.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (25.55%) Hyper-V
4 31 (11.31%) vSphere
5 13 (4.74%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (3.65%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (3.28%) BitLocker
7 9 (3.28%) Docker
8 8 (2.92%) XenApp
9 6 (2.19%) Terminal Services
9 6 (2.19%) VMware Server
10 5 (1.82%) Snort
10 5 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (1.46%) XenServer
12 3 (1.09%) Firmware
12 3 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.73%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 95 (34.67%) SCCM
2 20 (7.30%) SCOM
3 14 (5.11%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (5.11%) SCOrch
4 9 (3.28%) Terraform
5 8 (2.92%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (2.55%) Kubernetes
6 7 (2.55%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (2.55%) SCSM
6 7 (2.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 7 (2.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (2.55%) vCenter Server
7 6 (2.19%) Ansible
7 6 (2.19%) Puppet
7 6 (2.19%) WSUS
8 5 (1.82%) FortiGate
8 5 (1.82%) Snorby
8 5 (1.82%) Suricata
9 4 (1.46%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (1.09%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 198 (72.26%) Microsoft
2 133 (48.54%) VMware
3 66 (24.09%) Cisco
4 53 (19.34%) Citrix
5 39 (14.23%) HP
6 34 (12.41%) Veeam
7 27 (9.85%) Dell
8 19 (6.93%) McAfee
9 16 (5.84%) Sophos
10 15 (5.47%) NetApp
11 12 (4.38%) Oracle
11 12 (4.38%) Symantec
12 11 (4.01%) Acronis
13 10 (3.65%) ProCurve
14 9 (3.28%) Kaspersky
14 9 (3.28%) SolarWinds
15 8 (2.92%) Juniper
15 8 (2.92%) Mitel
16 7 (2.55%) Apple
16 7 (2.55%) Red Hat