Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 51 42
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 248 237 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 5.26% 4.72% 5.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.72% 21.60% 23.45%
Number of salaries quoted 231 210 316
East Midlands median annual salary £37,000 £35,571 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.02% +6.18% +11.67%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £48,750 £55,000 £49,375
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -1.30%

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 928 1,097 1,642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 19.68% 21.84% 25.15%
Number of salaries quoted 745 933 1,308
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,125 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,450 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +38 101 £35,000 -6.66% 14
Leicestershire +2 53 £38,250 +27.50% 14
Northamptonshire -29 53 £40,000 +6.67% 9
Derbyshire +8 32 £30,000 -14.29% 4
Lincolnshire +4 9 £30,000 +9.09% 4
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 247 (99.60%) Windows
2 181 (72.98%) Microsoft
3 171 (68.95%) Active Directory
4 132 (53.23%) VMware
5 96 (38.71%) DNS
6 94 (37.90%) Office 365
7 86 (34.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 83 (33.47%) SCCM
9 81 (32.66%) VMware Infrastructure
9 81 (32.66%) DHCP
10 79 (31.85%) Microsoft Azure
11 72 (29.03%) Hyper-V
11 72 (29.03%) SQL Server
11 72 (29.03%) Cisco
12 70 (28.23%) MS Exchange
13 68 (27.42%) Windows 10
14 66 (26.61%) Windows Server 2008
15 61 (24.60%) ITIL
16 60 (24.19%) Windows 7
17 59 (23.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 57 (22.98%) TCP/IP
19 54 (21.77%) Microsoft Certification
20 53 (21.37%) Microsoft Office
21 50 (20.16%) Citrix
22 49 (19.76%) LAN
23 46 (18.55%) Problem-Solving
24 45 (18.15%) WAN
24 45 (18.15%) Firewall
25 43 (17.34%) VLAN
26 39 (15.73%) MCSE

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 70 (28.23%) MS Exchange
2 18 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (6.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (5.24%) IIS
5 8 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (3.23%) Skype for Business
6 7 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (2.02%) Site Server
8 4 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.61%) Confluence
8 4 (1.61%) JBoss
8 4 (1.61%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.61%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.81%) Apache
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle UPK
9 2 (0.81%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.40%) CMS
10 1 (0.40%) WildFly
Applications
1 53 (21.37%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.21%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.40%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 94 (37.90%) Office 365
2 79 (31.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (12.10%) Azure Active Directory
4 19 (7.66%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (3.63%) G Suite
6 5 (2.02%) Mimecast
7 4 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.21%) IaaS
9 2 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.81%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.40%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.40%) PaaS
10 1 (0.40%) Route 53
10 1 (0.40%) SaaS
10 1 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 96 (38.71%) DNS
2 81 (32.66%) DHCP
3 57 (22.98%) TCP/IP
4 49 (19.76%) LAN
5 45 (18.15%) Firewall
5 45 (18.15%) WAN
6 43 (17.34%) VLAN
7 35 (14.11%) SAN
8 12 (4.84%) VoIP
9 11 (4.44%) VPN
10 10 (4.03%) Remote Desktop
11 8 (3.23%) Wireless
12 7 (2.82%) Internet
12 7 (2.82%) MPLS
12 7 (2.82%) Skype
12 7 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (2.42%) IPsec
13 6 (2.42%) Unified Communications
14 5 (2.02%) SSL
15 4 (1.61%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.82%) MySQL
3 7 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (1.61%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (1.21%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.81%) MS Access
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.40%) Big Data
7 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.40%) Power BI
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.42%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.42%) JIRA
3 5 (2.02%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.61%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (8.47%) Finance
2 13 (5.24%) Games
3 11 (4.44%) Retail
3 11 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.82%) Aerospace
5 5 (2.02%) Legal
6 4 (1.61%) Marketing
7 3 (1.21%) Automotive
7 3 (1.21%) Law
8 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.40%) Back Office
9 1 (0.40%) Billing
9 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (21.77%) Support Engineer
2 51 (20.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 48 (19.35%) Analyst
4 45 (18.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 40 (16.13%) IT Support
6 28 (11.29%) 3rd Line Support
7 26 (10.48%) IT Engineer
8 25 (10.08%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 21 (8.47%) Infrastructure Support
9 21 (8.47%) IT Support Engineer
9 21 (8.47%) Support Analyst
10 18 (7.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 18 (7.26%) Administrator
11 17 (6.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 16 (6.45%) Technical Engineer
12 16 (6.45%) Technical Support
13 15 (6.05%) Network Engineer
14 14 (5.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 14 (5.65%) Service Analyst
14 14 (5.65%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.63%) .NET
2 7 (2.82%) .NET Framework
2 7 (2.82%) WSH
3 6 (2.42%) LDAP
4 5 (2.02%) COM
4 5 (2.02%) Entity Framework
5 4 (1.61%) 802.1X
5 4 (1.61%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (1.61%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (1.61%) Code First Entity Framework
6 3 (1.21%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.21%) RESTful
6 3 (1.21%) XML
7 2 (0.81%) ADSI
7 2 (0.81%) J2EE
7 2 (0.81%) Middleware
7 2 (0.81%) Velocity
7 2 (0.81%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.48%) Clustering
2 15 (6.05%) Replication
3 12 (4.84%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.23%) Driving Licence
5 8 (3.23%) HP Storage
6 7 (2.82%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.42%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (2.42%) PKI
8 4 (1.61%) Fintech
8 4 (1.61%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.81%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.81%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.40%) Blog
10 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.40%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.40%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 247 (99.60%) Windows
2 86 (34.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 68 (27.42%) Windows 10
4 66 (26.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 60 (24.19%) Windows 7
6 34 (13.71%) Linux
7 24 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (4.03%) Mac OS
8 10 (4.03%) Unix
9 9 (3.63%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.02%) Android
10 5 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.02%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.61%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.61%) CentOS
12 2 (0.81%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.81%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.40%) VMS
13 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.40%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (24.60%) ITIL
2 59 (23.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 46 (18.55%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (9.68%) Incident Management
5 21 (8.47%) Patch Management
6 18 (7.26%) Service Management
7 17 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (6.45%) Network Load Balancing
9 15 (6.05%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (5.65%) ITIL V3
11 13 (5.24%) Presales
12 12 (4.84%) DevOps
12 12 (4.84%) Migration
13 11 (4.44%) Mentoring
13 11 (4.44%) Mobile Device Management
14 10 (4.03%) Problem Management
14 10 (4.03%) Service Delivery
14 10 (4.03%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (3.63%) High Availability
15 9 (3.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (14.92%) PowerShell
2 34 (13.71%) SQL
3 14 (5.65%) C#
4 11 (4.44%) VBScript
5 9 (3.63%) JavaScript
6 8 (3.23%) VB
7 6 (2.42%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.02%) Java
8 5 (2.02%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.21%) Python
9 3 (1.21%) Ruby
10 2 (0.81%) C++
10 2 (0.81%) Perl
11 1 (0.40%) C
11 1 (0.40%) Korn
11 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.40%) VB6
Qualifications
1 54 (21.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (15.73%) MCSE
3 20 (8.06%) MCSA
4 17 (6.85%) CCNA
4 17 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (5.65%) MCP
5 14 (5.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (4.03%) Degree
7 7 (2.82%) DBS Check
7 7 (2.82%) MCITP
8 6 (2.42%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.42%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.81%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.81%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.81%) PMP
9 2 (0.81%) VCP5
9 2 (0.81%) VCP6
10 1 (0.40%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (14.11%) SLA
2 13 (5.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.23%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.02%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (2.02%) GDPR
5 2 (0.81%) HL7
5 2 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.40%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.40%) PMO
6 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 171 (68.95%) Active Directory
2 81 (32.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (29.03%) Hyper-V
4 27 (10.89%) vSphere
5 14 (5.65%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (3.23%) BitLocker
7 6 (2.42%) Terminal Services
7 6 (2.42%) XenApp
8 4 (1.61%) Snort
8 4 (1.61%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (1.61%) XenServer
9 3 (1.21%) Firmware
9 3 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.81%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.81%) Docker
10 2 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.81%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.40%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 83 (33.47%) SCCM
2 9 (3.63%) vCenter Server
3 8 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (3.23%) SCOM
4 7 (2.82%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (2.42%) Failover Clustering
5 6 (2.42%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (2.42%) SCOrch
5 6 (2.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.61%) Ansible
7 4 (1.61%) FortiGate
7 4 (1.61%) Puppet
7 4 (1.61%) Snorby
7 4 (1.61%) Suricata
7 4 (1.61%) WSUS
8 3 (1.21%) HP NNM
9 2 (0.81%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.81%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 181 (72.98%) Microsoft
2 132 (53.23%) VMware
3 72 (29.03%) Cisco
4 50 (20.16%) Citrix
5 38 (15.32%) HP
6 29 (11.69%) Veeam
7 20 (8.06%) Dell
7 20 (8.06%) McAfee
8 16 (6.45%) Sophos
9 14 (5.65%) Symantec
10 13 (5.24%) NetApp
11 10 (4.03%) Oracle
12 9 (3.63%) SolarWinds
13 8 (3.23%) Acronis
13 8 (3.23%) Mitel
14 6 (2.42%) Kaspersky
14 6 (2.42%) ProCurve
14 6 (2.42%) Proofpoint
14 6 (2.42%) Red Hat
14 6 (2.42%) WatchGuard