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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 17 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > East of England
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 59 38 31
Rank change year-on-year -21 -7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 314 208 319
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 4.75% 5.42% 7.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.75% 25.68% 28.23%
Number of salaries quoted 268 148 265
10th Percentile £24,925 £26,250 £25,500
25th Percentile £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -1.32%
75th Percentile £53,000 £50,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £50,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 1,513 810 1,130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 22.87% 21.09% 25.05%
Number of salaries quoted 752 554 879
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £30,000 £34,625 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% -5.56%
75th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £73,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%

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 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire -16 101 £37,500 -21.05% 18
Cambridgeshire -7 95 £40,000 -11.11% 17
Bedfordshire -11 50 £30,000 -23.08% 6
Essex -33 46 £38,500 -3.75% 5
Norfolk -4 13 £25,500 -28.17% 1
Suffolk -13 5 £65,500 +92.65%
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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.

1 314 (100.00%) Windows
2 232 (73.89%) Active Directory
3 216 (68.79%) Microsoft
4 207 (65.92%) Microsoft 365
5 133 (42.36%) Azure
6 109 (34.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 106 (33.76%) Social Skills
8 101 (32.17%) ITIL
9 99 (31.53%) VMware
10 94 (29.94%) DNS
11 86 (27.39%) Microsoft Office
12 85 (27.07%) DHCP
13 77 (24.52%) AWS
14 75 (23.89%) VMware Infrastructure
15 73 (23.25%) MS Exchange
16 71 (22.61%) Problem-Solving
17 70 (22.29%) PowerShell
18 67 (21.34%) SQL Server
18 67 (21.34%) Windows Server 2016
19 65 (20.70%) SCCM
20 64 (20.38%) Data Centre
20 64 (20.38%) Firewall
21 62 (19.75%) SLA
22 60 (19.11%) SQL
23 56 (17.83%) Citrix
23 56 (17.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 54 (17.20%) Windows 10
25 53 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
26 50 (15.92%) SharePoint
27 49 (15.61%) 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 73 (23.25%) MS Exchange
2 50 (15.92%) SharePoint
3 21 (6.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (6.37%) Skype for Business
5 13 (4.14%) IIS
6 11 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (3.50%) Tomcat
7 10 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.91%) Apache
9 5 (1.59%) Documentum
9 5 (1.59%) JBoss
10 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.96%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.32%) Confluence
12 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 86 (27.39%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.91%) NetSuite
2 4 (1.27%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.32%) Magento
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.32%) PlanetPress Connect
3 1 (0.32%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 207 (65.92%) Microsoft 365
2 133 (42.36%) Azure
3 77 (24.52%) AWS
4 40 (12.74%) Azure Active Directory
5 24 (7.64%) IaaS
6 21 (6.69%) OneDrive
6 21 (6.69%) PaaS
7 18 (5.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 14 (4.46%) SaaS
9 13 (4.14%) AWS Lambda
10 11 (3.50%) Serverless
11 10 (3.18%) AWS CodeCommit
11 10 (3.18%) GCP
12 8 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (2.55%) Amazon S3
12 8 (2.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 8 (2.55%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 8 (2.55%) Route 53
13 7 (2.23%) Dynamics 365
14 6 (1.91%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 94 (29.94%) DNS
2 85 (27.07%) DHCP
3 64 (20.38%) Firewall
4 49 (15.61%) LAN
5 48 (15.29%) WAN
6 47 (14.97%) VPN
7 35 (11.15%) Skype
8 21 (6.69%) VoIP
9 18 (5.73%) SAN
9 18 (5.73%) TCP/IP
10 16 (5.10%) VLAN
11 15 (4.78%) Remote Desktop
12 14 (4.46%) Wireless
13 10 (3.18%) Internet
14 9 (2.87%) Fibre Channel
15 8 (2.55%) Network Security
16 7 (2.23%) MPLS
16 7 (2.23%) Wi-Fi
17 6 (1.91%) NetScaler
18 5 (1.59%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (21.34%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (2.87%) MySQL
4 4 (1.27%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.27%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.64%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.64%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.64%) Pentaho
5 2 (0.64%) Redshift Spectrum
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.32%) Redis
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (4.78%) Git (software)
1 15 (4.78%) Jenkins
1 15 (4.78%) Subversion
2 4 (1.27%) JIRA
2 4 (1.27%) MSI
3 1 (0.32%) JMeter
3 1 (0.32%) Postman
3 1 (0.32%) Selenium
3 1 (0.32%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 106 (33.76%) Social Skills
2 35 (11.15%) Finance
3 17 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 16 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (4.46%) Manufacturing
6 10 (3.18%) Aviation
7 7 (2.23%) Publishing
8 6 (1.91%) Retail
9 5 (1.59%) Law
10 4 (1.27%) Automotive
10 4 (1.27%) Banking
10 4 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.27%) Public Sector
11 3 (0.96%) Presentation Skills
12 2 (0.64%) French Language
12 2 (0.64%) Organisational Skills
13 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.32%) German Language
13 1 (0.32%) Military
13 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 66 (21.02%) Analyst
2 65 (20.70%) Support Engineer
3 55 (17.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 49 (15.61%) IT Support
5 45 (14.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 42 (13.38%) Support Analyst
7 35 (11.15%) Cloud Engineer
8 33 (10.51%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 32 (10.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 27 (8.60%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 27 (8.60%) IT Engineer
11 26 (8.28%) IT Analyst
11 26 (8.28%) IT Support Analyst
12 22 (7.01%) Field Engineer
12 22 (7.01%) Field Service Engineer
13 21 (6.69%) Field Support Engineer
14 20 (6.37%) Applications Engineer
15 18 (5.73%) Systems Engineer
16 15 (4.78%) Service Analyst
16 15 (4.78%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.18%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (2.23%) CSS
2 7 (2.23%) HTML
3 6 (1.91%) JSP
3 6 (1.91%) XAMPP
3 6 (1.91%) XML
3 6 (1.91%) XSLT
4 5 (1.59%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (1.27%) LDAP
6 3 (0.96%) .NET
6 3 (0.96%) ARM Templates
7 2 (0.64%) OAuth
7 2 (0.64%) OAuth2
7 2 (0.64%) OpenID
7 2 (0.64%) SAML
7 2 (0.64%) Web Services
8 1 (0.32%) J2EE
8 1 (0.32%) Middleware
8 1 (0.32%) RESTful
8 1 (0.32%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 64 (20.38%) Data Centre
2 29 (9.24%) Replication
3 17 (5.41%) PKI
4 11 (3.50%) Clustering
4 11 (3.50%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.50%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (3.18%) EPoS
6 9 (2.87%) NHS
7 6 (1.91%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (1.91%) Tandem
8 5 (1.59%) EMC VNX
8 5 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.59%) Life Science
8 5 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.96%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.96%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.96%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.96%) FMCG
9 3 (0.96%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 314 (100.00%) Windows
2 109 (34.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 67 (21.34%) Windows Server 2016
4 54 (17.20%) Windows 10
5 53 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (13.38%) Windows Server 2019
7 38 (12.10%) Windows 7
8 37 (11.78%) Linux
9 18 (5.73%) Android
10 16 (5.10%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.59%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.27%) CentOS
12 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.64%) Debian
14 2 (0.64%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.64%) Unix
14 2 (0.64%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (32.17%) ITIL
2 71 (22.61%) Problem-Solving
3 56 (17.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 44 (14.01%) Incident Management
5 42 (13.38%) Service Delivery
6 33 (10.51%) Service Management
7 30 (9.55%) Change Management
8 26 (8.28%) Computer Science
9 25 (7.96%) Agile
10 24 (7.64%) DevOps
11 23 (7.32%) ITSM
11 23 (7.32%) Problem Management
12 22 (7.01%) Identity Management
12 22 (7.01%) Root Cause Analysis
13 21 (6.69%) Mentoring
14 17 (5.41%) Information Security
15 16 (5.10%) Migration
16 15 (4.78%) Build Automation
17 14 (4.46%) High Availability
17 14 (4.46%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 70 (22.29%) PowerShell
2 60 (19.11%) SQL
3 23 (7.32%) Python
4 14 (4.46%) Bash
5 12 (3.82%) VB
6 10 (3.18%) Groovy
7 8 (2.55%) JavaScript
7 8 (2.55%) PHP
8 7 (2.23%) C#
9 6 (1.91%) VBA
10 4 (1.27%) Java
11 3 (0.96%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.64%) C
12 2 (0.64%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (13.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (12.10%) Security Cleared
3 34 (10.83%) SC Cleared
4 31 (9.87%) Degree
5 28 (8.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 28 (8.92%) MCSE
6 25 (7.96%) MCSA
7 16 (5.10%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (4.78%) Computer Science Degree
9 12 (3.82%) CCNA
9 12 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (3.18%) ISTQB
11 9 (2.87%) CCNP
12 7 (2.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (1.59%) AWS Certification
13 5 (1.59%) DV Cleared
14 4 (1.27%) CISSP
15 2 (0.64%) CCA
16 1 (0.32%) CCIE
16 1 (0.32%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (19.75%) SLA
2 18 (5.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.59%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.64%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.64%) NIST
5 1 (0.32%) GDPR
5 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 232 (73.89%) Active Directory
2 75 (23.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (13.06%) Hyper-V
4 27 (8.60%) vSphere
5 19 (6.05%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (5.10%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (3.18%) Docker
7 10 (3.18%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (1.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (1.59%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.59%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.96%) Firmware
12 2 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.32%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 65 (20.70%) SCCM
2 24 (7.64%) Kubernetes
3 23 (7.32%) Microsoft Intune
4 18 (5.73%) Terraform
5 17 (5.41%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 15 (4.78%) SCVMM
7 14 (4.46%) SCOM
8 12 (3.82%) WSUS
9 10 (3.18%) Consul
9 10 (3.18%) Packer
10 8 (2.55%) Ansible
11 7 (2.23%) Microsoft Clustering
11 7 (2.23%) vCenter Server
12 6 (1.91%) FortiGate
12 6 (1.91%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (1.91%) Single Sign-On
13 5 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (1.59%) Puppet
13 5 (1.59%) SCOrch
14 4 (1.27%) N-central
Vendors
1 216 (68.79%) Microsoft
2 99 (31.53%) VMware
3 56 (17.83%) Citrix
4 43 (13.69%) Cisco
5 30 (9.55%) Oracle
6 21 (6.69%) Remedy
6 21 (6.69%) ServiceNow
7 20 (6.37%) Veeam
8 18 (5.73%) Apple
9 16 (5.10%) HP
10 13 (4.14%) Sophos
11 9 (2.87%) Brocade
12 8 (2.55%) CloudEndure
13 7 (2.23%) JD Edwards
14 6 (1.91%) Ruckus Wireless
14 6 (1.91%) Splunk
14 6 (1.91%) Symantec
15 5 (1.59%) jetNEXUS
15 5 (1.59%) Meraki
15 5 (1.59%) Rackspace