Period
to 1 August 2021

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

Microsoft Windows Server
England > East of England
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 45 30 35
Rank change year-on-year -15 +5 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 228 225 436
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 4.83% 7.34% 5.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.39% 25.89% 21.55%
Number of salaries quoted 173 196 367
10th Percentile £22,825 £26,250 £25,000
25th Percentile £27,000 £29,000 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £39,000 £36,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.56% +6.85% -2.67%
75th Percentile £48,750 £45,313 £47,500
90th Percentile £57,250 £53,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.88% -

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 935 869 2,023
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.79% 28.36% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 612 719 1,511
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £24,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £44,632 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.82% -0.82% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £77,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 1 August 2021.

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 1 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
Hertfordshire -24 72 £40,000 +15.94% 19
Cambridgeshire -35 62 £28,000 -32.12% 19
Bedfordshire +21 44 £40,000 +48.15% 6
Essex -10 35 £40,000 +1.91% 15
Norfolk -4 8 £35,000 +45.83% 3
Suffolk +5 7 £31,500 -10.00% 6
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, 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.

1 228 (100.00%) Windows
2 144 (63.16%) Active Directory
3 138 (60.53%) Microsoft
4 120 (52.63%) Microsoft 365
5 119 (52.19%) VMware
6 116 (50.88%) Azure
7 80 (35.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 77 (33.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 70 (30.70%) VMware Infrastructure
10 66 (28.95%) DNS
11 65 (28.51%) MS Exchange
12 63 (27.63%) Windows 10
13 60 (26.32%) PowerShell
14 55 (24.12%) Firewall
15 53 (23.25%) DHCP
16 49 (21.49%) SQL
16 49 (21.49%) Microsoft Office
16 49 (21.49%) Hyper-V
16 49 (21.49%) Social Skills
17 44 (19.30%) ITIL
18 41 (17.98%) SQL Server
18 41 (17.98%) Windows Server 2008
18 41 (17.98%) vSphere
19 35 (15.35%) Problem-Solving
19 35 (15.35%) Linux
19 35 (15.35%) Citrix
20 34 (14.91%) Windows Server 2016
21 33 (14.47%) AWS
22 32 (14.04%) Veeam
22 32 (14.04%) 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 65 (28.51%) MS Exchange
2 21 (9.21%) IIS
2 21 (9.21%) SharePoint
3 17 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.32%) nginx
7 1 (0.44%) Apache
7 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.44%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 49 (21.49%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 120 (52.63%) Microsoft 365
2 116 (50.88%) Azure
3 33 (14.47%) AWS
4 17 (7.46%) Mimecast
5 15 (6.58%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (4.39%) Azure Logic Apps
6 10 (4.39%) Power Platform
7 9 (3.95%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (3.51%) SaaS
9 7 (3.07%) Azure Event Grid
9 7 (3.07%) PaaS
10 6 (2.63%) Google Play
10 6 (2.63%) Google Workspace
10 6 (2.63%) OneDrive
11 5 (2.19%) IaaS
12 3 (1.32%) PowerApps
13 2 (0.88%) GCP
14 1 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.44%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 66 (28.95%) DNS
2 55 (24.12%) Firewall
3 53 (23.25%) DHCP
4 32 (14.04%) LAN
5 31 (13.60%) WAN
6 29 (12.72%) TCP/IP
7 27 (11.84%) VLAN
8 17 (7.46%) VPN
8 17 (7.46%) Wi-Fi
9 15 (6.58%) MPLS
10 12 (5.26%) VoIP
11 11 (4.82%) ADSL
12 9 (3.95%) NAS
13 8 (3.51%) Internet
13 8 (3.51%) Network Security
14 6 (2.63%) IPsec
14 6 (2.63%) PPTP
15 5 (2.19%) NetScaler
15 5 (2.19%) SAN
15 5 (2.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.98%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
2 12 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
3 10 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.63%) SQL Server 2019
6 3 (1.32%) MySQL
6 3 (1.32%) Power BI
7 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2017
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.39%) Eclipse
1 10 (4.39%) Rational Quality Manager
1 10 (4.39%) Rational Rhapsody
1 10 (4.39%) Rational Team Concert
2 8 (3.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.88%) GitLab
General
1 49 (21.49%) Social Skills
2 17 (7.46%) Finance
3 15 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.26%) Organisational Skills
5 11 (4.82%) Presentation Skills
6 10 (4.39%) Influencing Skills
6 10 (4.39%) Retail
7 6 (2.63%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.75%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 4 (1.75%) Public Sector
9 3 (1.32%) Law
9 3 (1.32%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.88%) Electronics
10 2 (0.88%) Games
10 2 (0.88%) Marketing
11 1 (0.44%) Automotive
11 1 (0.44%) Back Office
11 1 (0.44%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (27.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 59 (25.88%) Support Engineer
3 47 (20.61%) IT Engineer
4 40 (17.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 30 (13.16%) Analyst
6 29 (12.72%) 2nd Line Support
7 22 (9.65%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 22 (9.65%) 3rd Line Support
8 21 (9.21%) IT Support
9 20 (8.77%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (7.46%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 16 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 15 (6.58%) Cloud Engineer
12 15 (6.58%) Infrastructure Support
13 13 (5.70%) IT Support Engineer
14 12 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 10 (4.39%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
15 10 (4.39%) Information Analyst
15 10 (4.39%) Information Systems Analyst
15 10 (4.39%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.39%) JTS
1 10 (4.39%) Web Services
2 3 (1.32%) SAML
3 2 (0.88%) CSS
3 2 (0.88%) HTML
3 2 (0.88%) Node.js
4 1 (0.44%) ADSI
4 1 (0.44%) COM
4 1 (0.44%) LAMP
4 1 (0.44%) LDAP
4 1 (0.44%) Middleware
4 1 (0.44%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.70%) Driving Licence
2 12 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.07%) Public Cloud
4 6 (2.63%) FMCG
4 6 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (2.63%) Smartphone
5 5 (2.19%) Clustering
5 5 (2.19%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.19%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (1.75%) EPoS
6 4 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.75%) Replication
7 3 (1.32%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.88%) AS400
8 2 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.88%) PKI
9 1 (0.44%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.44%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 228 (100.00%) Windows
2 80 (35.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 63 (27.63%) Windows 10
4 41 (17.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (15.35%) Linux
6 34 (14.91%) Windows Server 2016
7 24 (10.53%) Windows 7
8 20 (8.77%) Windows 8
9 18 (7.89%) Windows Server 2019
10 16 (7.02%) Android
11 9 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (3.07%) CentOS
13 6 (2.63%) Windows XP
14 5 (2.19%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.32%) SUSE
16 2 (0.88%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.88%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.88%) Unix
17 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (33.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 44 (19.30%) ITIL
3 35 (15.35%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (8.33%) Migration
5 16 (7.02%) ITSM
6 15 (6.58%) Line Management
7 14 (6.14%) Problem Management
7 14 (6.14%) Service Delivery
8 13 (5.70%) Service Management
9 10 (4.39%) Collaborative Engineering
9 10 (4.39%) Configuration Management
9 10 (4.39%) Information Management
9 10 (4.39%) Requirements Management
9 10 (4.39%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (4.39%) Server Management
9 10 (4.39%) Software Engineering
10 9 (3.95%) Mentoring
10 9 (3.95%) Time Management
11 8 (3.51%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 60 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 49 (21.49%) SQL
3 8 (3.51%) Python
4 6 (2.63%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.75%) PHP
6 3 (1.32%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.32%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.32%) VBScript
7 2 (0.88%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.88%) VB
8 1 (0.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (7.46%) MCSA
3 11 (4.82%) Degree
4 9 (3.95%) CCNA
4 9 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (3.95%) MCSE
5 5 (2.19%) MCP
6 2 (0.88%) CCNP
6 2 (0.88%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.44%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.44%) MCITP
7 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.39%) SLA
2 6 (2.63%) Cyber Essentials
2 6 (2.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 6 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 144 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 70 (30.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (21.49%) Hyper-V
4 41 (17.98%) vSphere
5 24 (10.53%) XenDesktop
6 17 (7.46%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (4.82%) Virtual Servers
8 10 (4.39%) XenApp
9 7 (3.07%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (2.19%) Docker
12 2 (0.88%) Xen
13 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.44%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 29 (12.72%) SCCM
2 26 (11.40%) Microsoft Intune
3 21 (9.21%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 6 (2.63%) PaperCut
4 6 (2.63%) WSUS
5 5 (2.19%) Terraform
6 4 (1.75%) Ansible
6 4 (1.75%) vCenter Server
7 3 (1.32%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.88%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.88%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.88%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.88%) Nagios
8 2 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.44%) Avamar
9 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.44%) SCOM
9 1 (0.44%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 138 (60.53%) Microsoft
2 119 (52.19%) VMware
3 35 (15.35%) Citrix
4 32 (14.04%) Veeam
5 22 (9.65%) Cisco
6 16 (7.02%) Sophos
7 14 (6.14%) Google
8 12 (5.26%) Apple
8 12 (5.26%) IBM
9 8 (3.51%) Red Hat
10 7 (3.07%) CommVault
10 7 (3.07%) NetApp
11 6 (2.63%) Avaya
11 6 (2.63%) BMC
11 6 (2.63%) HP
11 6 (2.63%) McAfee
11 6 (2.63%) Veritas
12 5 (2.19%) ConnectWise
12 5 (2.19%) Oracle
12 5 (2.19%) ServiceNow