Period
to 2 August 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 2 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2016
England > East of England
6 months to
2 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 167 106 162
Rank change year-on-year -61 +56 +47
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2016 46 66 118
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.97% 2.16% 1.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.89% 7.60% 5.80%
Number of salaries quoted 42 60 84
10th Percentile £31,275 £22,750 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £29,438 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +19.38% +6.67% -6.25%
75th Percentile £58,750 £44,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 940 868 2,035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.81% 28.36% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 614 718 1,517
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £24,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £44,816 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.41% -0.41% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £77,875 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 2 August 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 2 August 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
Bedfordshire +5 15 £57,500 +134.69% 1
Hertfordshire -43 12 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Cambridgeshire -42 11 £57,500 +39.39% 7
Norfolk -5 3 £35,000 +100.00% 2
Essex -8 3 £47,000 -10.90% 5
Suffolk -2 2 £32,500 +12.07%
Windows Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 2 August 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 45 (97.83%) Windows
2 36 (78.26%) Azure
3 35 (76.09%) Microsoft
4 33 (71.74%) Windows Server
5 32 (69.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (65.22%) VMware
7 28 (60.87%) Microsoft 365
8 27 (58.70%) Active Directory
9 23 (50.00%) Windows Server 2019
10 22 (47.83%) Microsoft Office
10 22 (47.83%) AWS
10 22 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (43.48%) DHCP
11 20 (43.48%) Firewall
12 19 (41.30%) Hyper-V
13 18 (39.13%) PowerShell
14 17 (36.96%) Veeam
14 17 (36.96%) Migration
14 17 (36.96%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (36.96%) DNS
15 16 (34.78%) VLAN
16 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
16 15 (32.61%) SharePoint
16 15 (32.61%) Social Skills
16 15 (32.61%) Windows 10
17 14 (30.43%) Data Migration
18 13 (28.26%) LAN
18 13 (28.26%) Citrix
18 13 (28.26%) WAN
19 12 (26.09%) IIS

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 15 (32.61%) SharePoint
2 12 (26.09%) IIS
3 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (47.83%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 36 (78.26%) Azure
2 28 (60.87%) Microsoft 365
3 22 (47.83%) AWS
4 8 (17.39%) Dynamics 365
4 8 (17.39%) IaaS
5 7 (15.22%) Azure Event Grid
5 7 (15.22%) Azure Logic Apps
5 7 (15.22%) OneDrive
5 7 (15.22%) Power Platform
6 6 (13.04%) Mimecast
7 4 (8.70%) SaaS
8 2 (4.35%) Google Workspace
8 2 (4.35%) PaaS
9 1 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (43.48%) DHCP
1 20 (43.48%) Firewall
2 17 (36.96%) DNS
3 16 (34.78%) VLAN
4 13 (28.26%) LAN
4 13 (28.26%) WAN
5 9 (19.57%) Internet
5 9 (19.57%) NAS
5 9 (19.57%) VPN
6 8 (17.39%) ADSL
6 8 (17.39%) MPLS
7 7 (15.22%) SAN
8 6 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (13.04%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (4.35%) IP Telephony
10 2 (4.35%) VoIP
11 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (2.17%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 12 (26.09%) SQL Server 2014
2 12 (26.09%) SQL Server 2016
3 9 (19.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (32.61%) Social Skills
2 7 (15.22%) Documentation Skills
2 7 (15.22%) Finance
3 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.87%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.17%) Law
4 1 (2.17%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Support Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Consultant
4 8 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) IT Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) IT Support
6 6 (13.04%) Cloud Consultant
6 6 (13.04%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Cloud Specialist
8 3 (6.52%) DBA
8 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (6.52%) SQL DBA
9 2 (4.35%) Architect
9 2 (4.35%) AS400 Operator
9 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) FMCG
1 6 (13.04%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (6.52%) Clustering
2 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.52%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.35%) AS400
3 2 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.17%) PKI
4 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (97.83%) Windows
2 33 (71.74%) Windows Server
3 32 (69.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (50.00%) Windows Server 2019
5 15 (32.61%) Windows 10
6 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (6.52%) Linux
8 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.17%) Android
10 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Migration
2 14 (30.43%) Data Migration
3 10 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (19.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 8 (17.39%) Mentoring
5 8 (17.39%) Presales
6 5 (10.87%) ITIL
6 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (6.52%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.52%) High Availability
7 3 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.52%) Technology Roadmap
8 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (4.35%) Cloud Operations
8 2 (4.35%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (4.35%) Data Privacy
8 2 (4.35%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.35%) Project Delivery
8 2 (4.35%) Server Management
8 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) PowerShell
2 10 (21.74%) SQL
3 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.52%) VBScript
4 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (36.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (23.91%) MCSA
3 10 (21.74%) CCNA
3 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (19.57%) MCSE
5 6 (13.04%) VCP6
5 6 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (6.52%) Degree
7 2 (4.35%) CCNP
7 2 (4.35%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.17%) MCITP
8 1 (2.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (58.70%) Active Directory
2 22 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (41.30%) Hyper-V
4 10 (21.74%) vSphere
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.17%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 2 (4.35%) SCCM
2 2 (4.35%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.17%) Ansible
3 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.17%) SCSM
3 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (76.09%) Microsoft
2 30 (65.22%) VMware
3 17 (36.96%) Veeam
4 13 (28.26%) Citrix
5 11 (23.91%) Cisco
6 9 (19.57%) HP
7 6 (13.04%) Aruba
7 6 (13.04%) NetApp
7 6 (13.04%) Nimble Storage
7 6 (13.04%) Sophos
8 3 (6.52%) Google
9 2 (4.35%) IBM
9 2 (4.35%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.17%) Brocade
10 1 (2.17%) CyberArk
10 1 (2.17%) F5
10 1 (2.17%) jetNEXUS
10 1 (2.17%) Mitel