Period
to 28 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 28 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > East of England
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 30 33 53
Rank change year-on-year +3 +20 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 395 583 648
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 6.87% 6.82% 5.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.58% 24.71% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 318 529 591
Median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,479
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.01% -1.30%
10th Percentile £25,350 £25,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £50,900 £61,250 £65,000
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 of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,432 2,359 3,598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 24.91% 27.61% 28.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,064 1,791 2,750
Median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,575 £24,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £71,025
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +1.06% +4.44%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in the East of England

Windows Server
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Windows Server in the East of England

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server in the East of England over the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in the East of England

Windows Server
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 within the East of England region over the 6 months to 28 March 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
Hertfordshire -2 161 £34,750 -18.24% 22
Cambridgeshire +14 132 £40,000 +14.29% 33
Essex -10 41 £32,500 +8.33% 9
Bedfordshire +5 35 £26,500 -44.21% 5
Norfolk -2 16 £34,000 -18.07% 5
Suffolk +1 10 £33,750 -35.71% 2
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 of England region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 395 (100.00%) Windows
2 280 (70.89%) Active Directory
3 248 (62.78%) Microsoft
4 237 (60.00%) Office 365
5 192 (48.61%) VMware
6 159 (40.25%) Azure
7 120 (30.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 116 (29.37%) DNS
9 115 (29.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 112 (28.35%) MS Exchange
11 111 (28.10%) Windows Server 2016
12 109 (27.59%) Firewall
13 105 (26.58%) Hyper-V
14 103 (26.08%) SQL Server
15 100 (25.32%) DHCP
16 94 (23.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 87 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
18 82 (20.76%) Citrix
18 82 (20.76%) Exchange Server 2010
19 81 (20.51%) Linux
20 78 (19.75%) TCP/IP
20 78 (19.75%) PowerShell
20 78 (19.75%) Windows 10
21 76 (19.24%) Microsoft Office
22 70 (17.72%) SQL
23 65 (16.46%) AWS
23 65 (16.46%) vSphere
24 61 (15.44%) Problem-Solving
25 57 (14.43%) XenApp
26 56 (14.18%) LAN

Windows Server
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
1 112 (28.35%) MS Exchange
2 82 (20.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 53 (13.42%) SharePoint
4 40 (10.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (6.33%) Skype for Business
6 15 (3.80%) IIS
7 3 (0.76%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.51%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.25%) Apache
9 1 (0.25%) Confluence
9 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.25%) nginx
9 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 76 (19.24%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.25%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 237 (60.00%) Office 365
2 159 (40.25%) Azure
3 65 (16.46%) AWS
4 30 (7.59%) OneDrive
5 17 (4.30%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (2.78%) Mimecast
7 9 (2.28%) GCP
8 7 (1.77%) IaaS
9 5 (1.27%) SaaS
10 3 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.76%) PaaS
11 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.51%) GitHub
12 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.25%) Dropbox
12 1 (0.25%) G Suite
12 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 116 (29.37%) DNS
2 109 (27.59%) Firewall
3 100 (25.32%) DHCP
4 78 (19.75%) TCP/IP
5 56 (14.18%) LAN
6 45 (11.39%) WAN
7 43 (10.89%) VLAN
8 39 (9.87%) Skype
9 38 (9.62%) VoIP
10 33 (8.35%) Internet
10 33 (8.35%) VPN
11 28 (7.09%) SAN
12 20 (5.06%) Wireless
13 18 (4.56%) Remote Desktop
14 16 (4.05%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (3.54%) NetScaler
16 10 (2.53%) Network Security
17 7 (1.77%) Cisco Wireless
18 6 (1.52%) PBX
19 5 (1.27%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (26.08%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.59%) SQL Server 2016
3 17 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (2.53%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.27%) MySQL
8 4 (1.01%) SQL Server 2017
9 3 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2019
11 1 (0.25%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 10 (2.53%) JIRA
2 5 (1.27%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.01%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.51%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (0.51%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.25%) Subversion
5 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (6.33%) Finance
2 16 (4.05%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.80%) Retail
4 6 (1.52%) Law
5 5 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.76%) Public Sector
7 2 (0.51%) Automotive
8 1 (0.25%) Advertising
8 1 (0.25%) Back Office
8 1 (0.25%) French Language
8 1 (0.25%) German Language
8 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 92 (23.29%) IT Support
2 86 (21.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 74 (18.73%) IT Engineer
4 67 (16.96%) Support Engineer
5 65 (16.46%) Analyst
6 43 (10.89%) 2nd Line Support
7 42 (10.63%) IT Support Engineer
8 35 (8.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 31 (7.85%) 3rd Line Support
10 27 (6.84%) Support Analyst
11 26 (6.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 21 (5.32%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 21 (5.32%) Service Desk Support
13 20 (5.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 20 (5.06%) Administrator
14 18 (4.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 18 (4.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
15 17 (4.30%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 16 (4.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 16 (4.05%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.58%) WSH
2 13 (3.29%) Web Services
3 9 (2.28%) HTML
4 8 (2.03%) .NET
4 8 (2.03%) CSS
5 7 (1.77%) SAML
6 6 (1.52%) XML
7 5 (1.27%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.27%) JSON
8 4 (1.01%) LDAP
9 3 (0.76%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.76%) REST
9 3 (0.76%) SOAP
9 3 (0.76%) XSLT
10 2 (0.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (0.51%) EDI
10 2 (0.51%) Entity Framework
10 2 (0.51%) Natural Language Processing
10 2 (0.51%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (0.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (7.34%) Data Centre
2 29 (7.34%) Management Information System
3 19 (4.81%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (4.56%) Replication
5 11 (2.78%) Driving Licence
6 10 (2.53%) Clustering
7 6 (1.52%) FMCG
7 6 (1.52%) Smartphone
8 5 (1.27%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.27%) Life Science
8 5 (1.27%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.01%) NHS
9 4 (1.01%) PKI
9 4 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.76%) BBC
10 3 (0.76%) iPad
10 3 (0.76%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.76%) User Experience
11 2 (0.51%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 395 (100.00%) Windows
2 120 (30.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 111 (28.10%) Windows Server 2016
4 87 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 81 (20.51%) Linux
6 78 (19.75%) Windows 10
7 49 (12.41%) Windows Server 2019
8 44 (11.14%) Windows 7
9 17 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (3.80%) Android
11 13 (3.29%) Windows 8
12 12 (3.04%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.27%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.27%) Mac OS
14 4 (1.01%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.76%) AIX
15 3 (0.76%) Unix
16 2 (0.51%) CentOS
17 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (23.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 61 (15.44%) Problem-Solving
3 49 (12.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 46 (11.65%) ITIL
5 39 (9.87%) Patch Management
6 36 (9.11%) Server Management
7 33 (8.35%) Incident Management
8 32 (8.10%) Project Delivery
9 23 (5.82%) Cybersecurity
10 22 (5.57%) Change Management
11 20 (5.06%) Service Delivery
12 19 (4.81%) Information Security
13 18 (4.56%) Decision-Making
13 18 (4.56%) Project Management
14 17 (4.30%) Root Cause Analysis
15 16 (4.05%) Configuration Management
15 16 (4.05%) Service Management
16 15 (3.80%) Time Management
17 14 (3.54%) Continuous Improvement
17 14 (3.54%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 78 (19.75%) PowerShell
2 70 (17.72%) SQL
3 26 (6.58%) VBScript
4 18 (4.56%) T-SQL
5 17 (4.30%) JavaScript
6 15 (3.80%) Python
7 14 (3.54%) C
8 10 (2.53%) Java
8 10 (2.53%) Perl
8 10 (2.53%) VBA
9 7 (1.77%) C#
10 2 (0.51%) PHP
10 2 (0.51%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.51%) XPath
11 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.25%) C++
11 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (9.62%) Degree
2 22 (5.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (4.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (4.05%) MCSA
4 16 (4.05%) MCSE
5 8 (2.03%) MCP
6 7 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.01%) CCNA
7 4 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.01%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.76%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.76%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.51%) GCIA
9 2 (0.51%) GCIH
9 2 (0.51%) GSEC
9 2 (0.51%) SSCP
10 1 (0.25%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.25%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (9.37%) SLA
2 13 (3.29%) Cyber Essentials
3 10 (2.53%) PCI DSS
4 9 (2.28%) COBIT
5 5 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.51%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 280 (70.89%) Active Directory
2 115 (29.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (26.58%) Hyper-V
4 65 (16.46%) vSphere
5 57 (14.43%) XenApp
6 21 (5.32%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (4.05%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (2.03%) Docker
9 6 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.76%) pfSense
11 3 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.76%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.51%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.51%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 44 (11.14%) SCCM
2 18 (4.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 13 (3.29%) Backup Exec
4 9 (2.28%) Nessus
4 9 (2.28%) SCOrch
4 9 (2.28%) Single Sign-On
5 8 (2.03%) Ansible
6 7 (1.77%) Kubernetes
7 6 (1.52%) WSUS
8 4 (1.01%) Puppet
8 4 (1.01%) vCenter Server
9 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.76%) vRealize
10 2 (0.51%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.51%) Jamf Pro
11 1 (0.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 248 (62.78%) Microsoft
2 192 (48.61%) VMware
3 82 (20.76%) Citrix
4 54 (13.67%) HP
5 43 (10.89%) Cisco
6 27 (6.84%) Veeam
7 22 (5.57%) Mitel
8 18 (4.56%) Symantec
9 16 (4.05%) CommVault
10 12 (3.04%) Asigra
11 10 (2.53%) Google
12 9 (2.28%) Apple
12 9 (2.28%) Avaya
12 9 (2.28%) Ivanti
12 9 (2.28%) NetApp
12 9 (2.28%) Palo Alto
12 9 (2.28%) Qualys
12 9 (2.28%) SonicWALL
13 8 (2.03%) Oracle
13 8 (2.03%) Sophos