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

Microsoft Windows Server
England > East of England
6 months to
1 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 29 33 35
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 191 394 599
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 6.60% 6.65% 6.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.44% 26.71% 24.35%
Number of salaries quoted 178 337 555
Median annual salary £37,060 £37,060 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.17% -5.01%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £50,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%

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 696 1,475 2,460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 24.06% 24.91% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 521 1,123 1,896
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%

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 March 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 March 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 +1 51 £47,500 +37.68% 11
Cambridgeshire -22 48 £37,500 -6.25% 19
Essex +23 46 £37,060 +14.03% 9
Bedfordshire +15 27 £26,500 -33.75% 2
Norfolk +22 17 £35,500 -1.39% 1
Suffolk +23 2 £40,750 +25.38% 4
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 1 March 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.

1 189 (98.95%) Windows
2 119 (62.30%) Active Directory
3 106 (55.50%) Microsoft
4 99 (51.83%) VMware
5 97 (50.79%) Microsoft 365
6 95 (49.74%) Azure
7 57 (29.84%) VMware Infrastructure
8 54 (28.27%) MS Exchange
9 51 (26.70%) Hyper-V
10 50 (26.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 47 (24.61%) PowerShell
11 47 (24.61%) DNS
12 45 (23.56%) SQL
13 42 (21.99%) DHCP
13 42 (21.99%) Firewall
14 41 (21.47%) Windows Server 2008
15 37 (19.37%) SQL Server
15 37 (19.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 36 (18.85%) ITIL
16 36 (18.85%) VPN
17 34 (17.80%) SharePoint
18 33 (17.28%) SCCM
19 32 (16.75%) VLAN
19 32 (16.75%) Windows 10
20 31 (16.23%) Windows Server 2016
21 29 (15.18%) Microsoft Office
22 28 (14.66%) Linux
23 26 (13.61%) Windows 7
24 24 (12.57%) vSphere
25 23 (12.04%) Microsoft Intune

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 54 (28.27%) MS Exchange
2 34 (17.80%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.66%) IIS
4 6 (3.14%) OpenEdge
5 4 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.05%) Confluence
7 2 (1.05%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (15.18%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 97 (50.79%) Microsoft 365
2 95 (49.74%) Azure
3 21 (10.99%) OneDrive
4 17 (8.90%) AWS
5 16 (8.38%) SaaS
6 14 (7.33%) Mimecast
6 14 (7.33%) PaaS
7 13 (6.81%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (5.76%) Dynamics 365
8 11 (5.76%) IaaS
9 5 (2.62%) Logic Apps
9 5 (2.62%) Power Platform
9 5 (2.62%) PowerApps
10 3 (1.57%) AWS CodeCommit
10 3 (1.57%) Azure Functions
10 3 (1.57%) Serverless
10 3 (1.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (1.05%) GCP
11 2 (1.05%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 47 (24.61%) DNS
2 42 (21.99%) DHCP
2 42 (21.99%) Firewall
3 36 (18.85%) VPN
4 32 (16.75%) VLAN
5 21 (10.99%) TCP/IP
5 21 (10.99%) WAN
6 20 (10.47%) VoIP
7 15 (7.85%) Skype
8 12 (6.28%) LAN
9 9 (4.71%) SAN
10 8 (4.19%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (3.14%) NetScaler
12 4 (2.09%) Wireless
13 3 (1.57%) Network Security
14 2 (1.05%) Internet
14 2 (1.05%) NAS
15 1 (0.52%) iSCSI
15 1 (0.52%) MPLS
15 1 (0.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (19.37%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (5.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.66%) MySQL
6 6 (3.14%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (3.14%) SQL Server 2017
7 5 (2.62%) Power BI
8 4 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.09%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (2.09%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.52%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.52%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 8 (4.19%) Eclipse
1 8 (4.19%) Rational Quality Manager
1 8 (4.19%) Rational Rhapsody
1 8 (4.19%) Rational Team Concert
2 3 (1.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.57%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.57%) Subversion
2 3 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.05%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.05%) JIRA
General
1 21 (10.99%) Finance
2 6 (3.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.57%) Law
3 3 (1.57%) Retail
4 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (17.80%) Analyst
2 33 (17.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (11.52%) IT Engineer
4 21 (10.99%) Support Engineer
5 20 (10.47%) IT Support
6 18 (9.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 17 (8.90%) 2nd Line Support
8 14 (7.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 14 (7.33%) Service Analyst
9 13 (6.81%) 3rd Line Support
9 13 (6.81%) Service Desk Analyst
10 11 (5.76%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (5.24%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (5.24%) DBA
11 10 (5.24%) SQL DBA
11 10 (5.24%) Team Leader
12 9 (4.71%) Financial Analyst
12 9 (4.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (4.19%) Information Analyst
13 8 (4.19%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.19%) JTS
2 6 (3.14%) Middleware
3 3 (1.57%) .NET
3 3 (1.57%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (1.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (1.57%) HTML
3 3 (1.57%) HTML5
3 3 (1.57%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (1.57%) WCF
3 3 (1.57%) XML
3 3 (1.57%) XSLT
4 2 (1.05%) ADSI
5 1 (0.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.52%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.28%) Public Cloud
3 11 (5.76%) Clustering
4 10 (5.24%) Replication
5 9 (4.71%) Driving Licence
5 9 (4.71%) Management Information System
6 8 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.62%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.05%) AS400
10 2 (1.05%) EPoS
10 2 (1.05%) Life Science
10 2 (1.05%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.05%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.52%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.52%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.52%) Verilog
11 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 189 (98.95%) Windows
2 50 (26.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 41 (21.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (16.75%) Windows 10
5 31 (16.23%) Windows Server 2016
6 28 (14.66%) Linux
7 26 (13.61%) Windows 7
8 18 (9.42%) Windows Server 2019
9 16 (8.38%) Android
10 13 (6.81%) Mac OS X
11 7 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (3.14%) Ubuntu
12 6 (3.14%) Windows 8
13 5 (2.62%) SUSE
14 3 (1.57%) CentOS
14 3 (1.57%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.52%) tvOS
15 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (19.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 36 (18.85%) ITIL
3 21 (10.99%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (8.38%) Service Management
5 14 (7.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 14 (7.33%) Time Management
6 12 (6.28%) DevOps
6 12 (6.28%) ITSM
6 12 (6.28%) Migration
7 11 (5.76%) Incident Management
7 11 (5.76%) Software Engineering
8 10 (5.24%) Change Management
8 10 (5.24%) Configuration Management
8 10 (5.24%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (5.24%) Software Licensing
9 9 (4.71%) CRM
9 9 (4.71%) Customer Requirements
9 9 (4.71%) OO
10 8 (4.19%) Information Management
10 8 (4.19%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 47 (24.61%) PowerShell
2 45 (23.56%) SQL
3 19 (9.95%) Bash Shell
4 7 (3.66%) T-SQL
5 6 (3.14%) Python
6 5 (2.62%) VB
7 3 (1.57%) C#
7 3 (1.57%) Groovy
7 3 (1.57%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.57%) VBScript
8 1 (0.52%) Java
8 1 (0.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (12.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (6.81%) Degree
3 11 (5.76%) MCSA
4 8 (4.19%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.62%) A+ Certification
5 5 (2.62%) CCNP
5 5 (2.62%) HNC
5 5 (2.62%) MCDST
6 4 (2.09%) CCNA
6 4 (2.09%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (2.09%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.09%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.57%) MCITP
7 3 (1.57%) MCP
7 3 (1.57%) MCSE
8 2 (1.05%) CCSA
8 2 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.99%) SLA
2 3 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 119 (62.30%) Active Directory
2 57 (29.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (26.70%) Hyper-V
4 24 (12.57%) vSphere
5 16 (8.38%) XenDesktop
6 13 (6.81%) Xen
7 8 (4.19%) XenApp
8 5 (2.62%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.09%) Docker
10 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.57%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (1.05%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 33 (17.28%) SCCM
2 23 (12.04%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (7.33%) Ansible
4 9 (4.71%) Terraform
5 5 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.62%) Salt
6 3 (1.57%) Consul
7 2 (1.05%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.05%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.05%) PaperCut
8 1 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 106 (55.50%) Microsoft
2 99 (51.83%) VMware
3 21 (10.99%) Cisco
4 20 (10.47%) Citrix
4 20 (10.47%) HP
4 20 (10.47%) Veeam
5 18 (9.42%) Sophos
6 14 (7.33%) Apple
7 11 (5.76%) Oracle
8 10 (5.24%) IBM
8 10 (5.24%) NetApp
9 9 (4.71%) Red Hat
10 8 (4.19%) Google
10 8 (4.19%) Twitter
11 5 (2.62%) Ab Initio
11 5 (2.62%) arcserve
11 5 (2.62%) WatchGuard
12 3 (1.57%) ServiceNow
13 2 (1.05%) Meraki
13 2 (1.05%) New Relic