Period
to 25 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Windows Server 2016 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2016 over the 6 months to 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2016
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 183 103 151
Rank change year-on-year -80 +48 +28
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2016 51 23 135
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.92% 1.28% 1.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.00% 4.30% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 45 20 108
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £30,000 £34,563 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.13% +14.29%
75th Percentile £52,500 £51,750 £42,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% -

Windows Server 2016 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 of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,021 535 1,843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.45% 29.89% 27.06%
Number of salaries quoted 657 459 1,342
10th Percentile £21,750 £26,250 £24,750
25th Percentile £26,750 £32,750 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
75th Percentile £56,250 £61,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £90,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

Windows Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Windows Server 2016 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2016 in the East of England

Windows Server 2016
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2016 in the East of England.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2016 in the East of England

Windows Server 2016
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2016 in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2016 in the East of England

Windows Server 2016
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2016 within the East of England region over the 6 months to 25 October 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
Hertfordshire -61 23 £37,500 -10.18% 12
Cambridgeshire -58 13 £57,500 +64.29% 6
Bedfordshire - 8 £40,000 -
Essex -14 3 £29,000 -40.21% 2
Norfolk - 3 £35,000 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £32,500 -
Windows Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2016 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 of England region with a requirement for Windows Server 2016.

1 50 (98.04%) Windows
2 45 (88.24%) Windows Server 2019
3 41 (80.39%) Active Directory
4 37 (72.55%) Microsoft
4 37 (72.55%) Azure
5 36 (70.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (68.63%) Windows Server
7 34 (66.67%) Microsoft 365
8 32 (62.75%) Firewall
9 29 (56.86%) Windows 10
10 28 (54.90%) VMware
10 28 (54.90%) Hyper-V
11 27 (52.94%) Social Skills
12 25 (49.02%) PowerShell
13 24 (47.06%) DHCP
13 24 (47.06%) Microsoft Office
14 22 (43.14%) SharePoint
14 22 (43.14%) Microsoft Certification
15 20 (39.22%) LAN
15 20 (39.22%) WAN
15 20 (39.22%) AWS
16 19 (37.25%) VMware Infrastructure
17 18 (35.29%) DNS
17 18 (35.29%) Veeam
17 18 (35.29%) VLAN
18 16 (31.37%) Data Migration
18 16 (31.37%) Migration
19 15 (29.41%) MCSA
20 13 (25.49%) NAS
20 13 (25.49%) Mentoring

Windows Server 2016
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 22 (43.14%) SharePoint
2 12 (23.53%) IIS
3 6 (11.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 24 (47.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 37 (72.55%) Azure
2 34 (66.67%) Microsoft 365
3 20 (39.22%) AWS
4 6 (11.76%) IaaS
4 6 (11.76%) OneDrive
5 5 (9.80%) Mimecast
6 2 (3.92%) SaaS
7 1 (1.96%) Azure Event Grid
7 1 (1.96%) Azure Logic Apps
7 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.96%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.96%) Google Workspace
7 1 (1.96%) PaaS
7 1 (1.96%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 32 (62.75%) Firewall
2 24 (47.06%) DHCP
3 20 (39.22%) LAN
3 20 (39.22%) WAN
4 18 (35.29%) DNS
4 18 (35.29%) VLAN
5 13 (25.49%) NAS
6 12 (23.53%) Internet
7 11 (21.57%) ADSL
7 11 (21.57%) MPLS
8 7 (13.73%) Remote Desktop
8 7 (13.73%) SAN
9 6 (11.76%) VPN
9 6 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (9.80%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
12 3 (5.88%) VoIP
13 2 (3.92%) IP Telephony
13 2 (3.92%) RS-232
13 2 (3.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.96%) MSI
General
1 27 (52.94%) Social Skills
2 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.80%) Documentation Skills
4 2 (3.92%) Back Office
4 2 (3.92%) Fire and Rescue
4 2 (3.92%) Organisational Skills
4 2 (3.92%) Public Sector
4 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.96%) Advertising
5 1 (1.96%) Finance
5 1 (1.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Support Engineer
2 17 (33.33%) IT Support
3 13 (25.49%) IT Engineer
4 12 (23.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 12 (23.53%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (21.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 11 (21.57%) IT Support Engineer
6 10 (19.61%) Consultant
7 9 (17.65%) Analyst
8 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (11.76%) Support Analyst
9 5 (9.80%) Architect
9 5 (9.80%) Cloud Consultant
9 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 4 (7.84%) IT Analyst
11 3 (5.88%) Azure Architect
11 3 (5.88%) Azure Consultant
11 3 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
11 3 (5.88%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) ServiceStack
1 2 (3.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.80%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (9.80%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (9.80%) Public Cloud
2 5 (9.80%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.92%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.92%) NHS
4 1 (1.96%) FMCG
4 1 (1.96%) PKI
4 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 50 (98.04%) Windows
2 45 (88.24%) Windows Server 2019
3 36 (70.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (68.63%) Windows Server
5 29 (56.86%) Windows 10
6 9 (17.65%) Linux
7 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (5.88%) Ubuntu
10 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
10 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.96%) Android
11 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Data Migration
1 16 (31.37%) Migration
2 13 (25.49%) Mentoring
3 12 (23.53%) ITIL
4 11 (21.57%) Presales
5 9 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (9.80%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (9.80%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (9.80%) Data Protection
8 4 (7.84%) Data Privacy
8 4 (7.84%) Time Management
9 2 (3.92%) Coaching
9 2 (3.92%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Maintenance
9 2 (3.92%) ITIL V3
9 2 (3.92%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (3.92%) Security Operations
9 2 (3.92%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) PowerShell
2 12 (23.53%) SQL
3 7 (13.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (43.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (29.41%) MCSA
3 12 (23.53%) MCSE
4 7 (13.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (11.76%) CCNA
5 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (9.80%) VCP6
7 3 (5.88%) HNC
7 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.92%) Degree
8 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.96%) CCNP
9 1 (1.96%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.96%) HND
9 1 (1.96%) MCITP
9 1 (1.96%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (80.39%) Active Directory
2 28 (54.90%) Hyper-V
3 19 (37.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.88%) vSphere
5 2 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.92%) XenApp
5 2 (3.92%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (7.84%) SCCM
3 1 (1.96%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.96%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (72.55%) Microsoft
2 28 (54.90%) VMware
3 18 (35.29%) Veeam
4 12 (23.53%) Cisco
5 11 (21.57%) Citrix
6 10 (19.61%) HP
7 5 (9.80%) Aruba
7 5 (9.80%) NetApp
7 5 (9.80%) Nimble Storage
7 5 (9.80%) Sophos
8 2 (3.92%) Dell
8 2 (3.92%) Google
9 1 (1.96%) Apple