Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > East of England
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 53 45
Rank change year-on-year +16 -8 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 602 613 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.07% 5.05% 5.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.23% 18.91% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 496 519 581
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -2.60%

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 2,591 3,241 3,172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.12% 26.71% 24.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,864 2,624 2,630
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,925 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.17% +5.71% +2.41%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Windows Server as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in the East of England over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 2018. 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 +4 287 £38,685 +1.14% 32
Cambridgeshire +39 134 £35,000 +2.94% 11
Essex +27 96 £28,500 -18.57% 11
Bedfordshire +14 64 £40,000 +25.98% 10
Norfolk +7 17 £32,500 - 1
Suffolk -16 4 £26,500 -8.62% 4
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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.

1 599 (99.50%) Windows
2 368 (61.13%) Active Directory
3 332 (55.15%) Microsoft
3 332 (55.15%) VMware
4 220 (36.54%) Office 365
5 194 (32.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 181 (30.07%) VMware Infrastructure
7 150 (24.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 147 (24.42%) Microsoft Azure
9 146 (24.25%) Firewall
10 136 (22.59%) DNS
11 127 (21.10%) SQL Server
12 126 (20.93%) SQL
13 125 (20.76%) Microsoft Office
14 123 (20.43%) ITIL
15 121 (20.10%) PowerShell
16 119 (19.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 118 (19.60%) Linux
18 114 (18.94%) Citrix
19 113 (18.77%) Windows 7
20 112 (18.60%) Hyper-V
21 109 (18.11%) Windows 10
22 104 (17.28%) TCP/IP
23 103 (17.11%) MS Exchange
24 94 (15.61%) DHCP
25 91 (15.12%) SCCM
26 81 (13.46%) vSphere
27 79 (13.12%) VPN
28 71 (11.79%) Veeam
29 70 (11.63%) 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
1 103 (17.11%) MS Exchange
2 45 (7.48%) SharePoint
3 38 (6.31%) Skype for Business
4 32 (5.32%) IIS
5 21 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (1.83%) OpenStack
9 10 (1.66%) Apache
10 7 (1.16%) Confluence
10 7 (1.16%) JBoss
10 7 (1.16%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.00%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.83%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.50%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
14 2 (0.33%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 125 (20.76%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.66%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.33%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (0.66%) C-CURE
1 4 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.33%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.33%) Sage 50
2 2 (0.33%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.17%) assyst
3 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 220 (36.54%) Office 365
2 147 (24.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (3.49%) Mimecast
5 17 (2.82%) Azure Active Directory
6 16 (2.66%) SaaS
7 15 (2.49%) IaaS
8 13 (2.16%) PaaS
9 12 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.83%) G Suite
11 4 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.50%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.33%) Amazon Glacier
13 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.33%) Route 53
13 2 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 146 (24.25%) Firewall
2 136 (22.59%) DNS
3 104 (17.28%) TCP/IP
4 94 (15.61%) DHCP
5 79 (13.12%) VPN
6 70 (11.63%) LAN
7 69 (11.46%) VLAN
8 65 (10.80%) WAN
9 62 (10.30%) SAN
10 26 (4.32%) Fibre Channel
11 25 (4.15%) iSCSI
12 21 (3.49%) Skype
13 20 (3.32%) Remote Desktop
14 19 (3.16%) NAS
14 19 (3.16%) Wireless
15 18 (2.99%) Network Security
16 16 (2.66%) BGP
17 15 (2.49%) VoIP
18 13 (2.16%) Structured Cabling
19 11 (1.83%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (21.10%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.66%) MySQL
3 11 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (1.50%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.16%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (0.83%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (0.66%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.66%) Redis
9 4 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.50%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.17%) Power BI
11 1 (0.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (1.50%) JIRA
2 7 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (1.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.83%) Bitbucket
5 4 (0.66%) Ant
5 4 (0.66%) Subversion
5 4 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.50%) Hudson
6 3 (0.50%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.50%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.17%) GitLab
8 1 (0.17%) MSI
8 1 (0.17%) Selenium
General
1 54 (8.97%) Finance
2 46 (7.64%) Retail
3 24 (3.99%) Telecoms
4 22 (3.65%) Back Office
5 13 (2.16%) Electronics
6 9 (1.50%) Automotive
6 9 (1.50%) Local Government
6 9 (1.50%) Marketing
7 7 (1.16%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.83%) French Language
9 4 (0.66%) German Language
9 4 (0.66%) Italian Language
9 4 (0.66%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.50%) Greek Language
10 3 (0.50%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.33%) Legal
11 2 (0.33%) Publishing
12 1 (0.17%) Advertising
12 1 (0.17%) Law
12 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 126 (20.93%) Analyst
2 100 (16.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 84 (13.95%) Support Engineer
4 70 (11.63%) 2nd Line Support
5 58 (9.63%) IT Support
6 54 (8.97%) Support Analyst
7 49 (8.14%) IT Engineer
8 41 (6.81%) Consultant
9 39 (6.48%) Windows Engineer
10 37 (6.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 34 (5.65%) 3rd Line Support
11 34 (5.65%) Administrator
12 32 (5.32%) IT Analyst
12 32 (5.32%) Systems Administrator
13 31 (5.15%) Support Technician
14 27 (4.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 27 (4.49%) IT Manager
15 23 (3.82%) IT Support Engineer
16 22 (3.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 22 (3.65%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.82%) HTML
1 23 (3.82%) Web Services
2 21 (3.49%) .NET
3 17 (2.82%) CSS
4 15 (2.49%) ASP.NET
5 13 (2.16%) Flash
6 12 (1.99%) LAMP
7 9 (1.50%) .NET Framework
8 8 (1.33%) Hibernate
8 8 (1.33%) LDAP
9 7 (1.16%) ADSI
9 7 (1.16%) Ajax
9 7 (1.16%) jQuery
10 6 (1.00%) AngularJS
10 6 (1.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (1.00%) Java EE
11 4 (0.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (0.66%) XML
12 3 (0.50%) JSON
12 3 (0.50%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.14%) Data Centre
2 35 (5.81%) Management Information System
3 34 (5.65%) Self-Motivation
4 24 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (2.66%) Driving Licence
6 15 (2.49%) Public Cloud
7 13 (2.16%) Replication
8 10 (1.66%) CCTV
9 9 (1.50%) Smartphone
10 8 (1.33%) Fintech
10 8 (1.33%) iPad
11 7 (1.16%) Cloud Native
11 7 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (0.83%) Analytical Mindset
12 5 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (0.83%) iPhone
13 4 (0.66%) EPoS
13 4 (0.66%) iSeries
13 4 (0.66%) PKI
13 4 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 599 (99.50%) Windows
2 194 (32.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 150 (24.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 118 (19.60%) Linux
5 113 (18.77%) Windows 7
6 109 (18.11%) Windows 10
7 62 (10.30%) Windows 8
8 35 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (3.65%) Apple iOS
9 22 (3.65%) Ubuntu
10 18 (2.99%) CentOS
11 17 (2.82%) Unix
12 16 (2.66%) AIX
13 13 (2.16%) Debian
13 13 (2.16%) Windows XP
14 11 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (1.66%) Mac OS X
16 8 (1.33%) Android
17 2 (0.33%) Solaris
18 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (20.43%) ITIL
2 119 (19.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 49 (8.14%) Cybersecurity
4 47 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (7.81%) Change Management
5 42 (6.98%) Project Management
5 42 (6.98%) Service Delivery
6 40 (6.64%) High Availability
6 40 (6.64%) Problem-Solving
7 38 (6.31%) Patch Management
8 37 (6.15%) Incident Management
9 33 (5.48%) CRM
10 32 (5.32%) Vulnerability Management
11 27 (4.49%) E-Commerce
12 26 (4.32%) Presales
12 26 (4.32%) Service Management
13 24 (3.99%) Disaster Recovery
13 24 (3.99%) Line Management
14 23 (3.82%) Software Engineering
15 21 (3.49%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (20.93%) SQL
2 121 (20.10%) PowerShell
3 41 (6.81%) JavaScript
4 31 (5.15%) Python
5 25 (4.15%) Bash Shell
6 23 (3.82%) Java
6 23 (3.82%) VBScript
7 14 (2.33%) VBA
8 13 (2.16%) PHP
9 12 (1.99%) Perl
10 10 (1.66%) C#
11 8 (1.33%) ANSI SQL
12 7 (1.16%) C++
12 7 (1.16%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.83%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.66%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.50%) C
Qualifications
1 66 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (5.81%) Degree
3 33 (5.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 27 (4.49%) MCSE
5 24 (3.99%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (3.99%) MCSA
6 23 (3.82%) CCNA
7 21 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
7 21 (3.49%) MCP
8 14 (2.33%) MCITP
9 11 (1.83%) Security Cleared
10 10 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
11 9 (1.50%) CCNP
12 8 (1.33%) CISM
12 8 (1.33%) CISSP
12 8 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (1.33%) SC Cleared
13 6 (1.00%) CCA
13 6 (1.00%) MCTS
14 5 (0.83%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (10.96%) SLA
2 16 (2.66%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.33%) GDPR
5 7 (1.16%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.50%) QA
6 3 (0.50%) WAI
7 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 368 (61.13%) Active Directory
2 181 (30.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (18.60%) Hyper-V
4 81 (13.46%) vSphere
5 46 (7.64%) XenApp
6 36 (5.98%) VMware ESXi
7 31 (5.15%) XenDesktop
8 26 (4.32%) VMware Workstation
9 18 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
10 17 (2.82%) Docker
10 17 (2.82%) Terminal Services
11 15 (2.49%) Microsoft App-V
12 14 (2.33%) BitLocker
13 9 (1.50%) XenServer
14 5 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 5 (0.83%) VMware NSX
15 3 (0.50%) Ceph
15 3 (0.50%) DFS Replication
15 3 (0.50%) iptables
15 3 (0.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 91 (15.12%) SCCM
2 31 (5.15%) Backup Exec
3 26 (4.32%) SCOM
4 17 (2.82%) SCVMM
5 16 (2.66%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (2.66%) Puppet
5 16 (2.66%) vRealize
5 16 (2.66%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 16 (2.66%) WSUS
6 13 (2.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 12 (1.99%) Kubernetes
8 11 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
9 10 (1.66%) NetBackup
9 10 (1.66%) PowerCLI
10 8 (1.33%) Single Sign-On
11 7 (1.16%) AirWatch
11 7 (1.16%) vCenter Server
12 6 (1.00%) FortiGate
12 6 (1.00%) Grafana
12 6 (1.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 332 (55.15%) Microsoft
1 332 (55.15%) VMware
2 114 (18.94%) Citrix
3 71 (11.79%) Veeam
4 65 (10.80%) Cisco
5 47 (7.81%) HP
6 42 (6.98%) Symantec
7 33 (5.48%) Sophos
8 29 (4.82%) Apple
9 28 (4.65%) Avaya
10 26 (4.32%) NetApp
11 24 (3.99%) Salesforce.com
12 20 (3.32%) Dell
13 19 (3.16%) IBM
14 17 (2.82%) Red Hat
15 16 (2.66%) 3PAR
15 16 (2.66%) Brocade
16 15 (2.49%) Google
16 15 (2.49%) Juniper
17 14 (2.33%) Oracle