Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 53 42
Rank change year-on-year +8 -11 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 626 637 746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.44% 5.25% 5.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.66% 21.09% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 540 552 682
East of England median annual salary £38,000 £36,250 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.83% +2.11% -5.08%
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,750 £23,263
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% -

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 3,030 3,020 3,357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.32% 24.88% 24.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2,158 2,457 2,816
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -8 250 £42,000 +12.00% 27
Cambridgeshire +1 142 £37,500 - 23
Essex +14 101 £38,500 -14.44% 11
Bedfordshire +29 89 £40,000 +14.29% 13
Norfolk +33 24 £39,318 +10.76% 5
Suffolk -5 24 £29,000 -3.33% 4
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 620 (99.04%) Windows
2 349 (55.75%) Active Directory
3 318 (50.80%) Microsoft
4 307 (49.04%) VMware
5 220 (35.14%) Office 365
6 180 (28.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 171 (27.32%) Microsoft Azure
8 162 (25.88%) PowerShell
9 158 (25.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 148 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 148 (23.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 146 (23.32%) SQL
12 145 (23.16%) Hyper-V
13 136 (21.73%) Linux
14 130 (20.77%) ITIL
15 129 (20.61%) Microsoft Certification
16 122 (19.49%) DNS
17 117 (18.69%) Citrix
18 116 (18.53%) SQL Server
19 115 (18.37%) MS Exchange
20 110 (17.57%) Windows 10
21 103 (16.45%) Microsoft Office
22 98 (15.65%) Windows 7
23 96 (15.34%) TCP/IP
24 90 (14.38%) SAN
25 88 (14.06%) Cisco
25 88 (14.06%) Firewall
26 86 (13.74%) Amazon AWS
27 83 (13.26%) Finance
28 82 (13.10%) DHCP

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
1 115 (18.37%) MS Exchange
2 45 (7.19%) IIS
3 38 (6.07%) SharePoint
4 31 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 28 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 25 (3.99%) Confluence
7 22 (3.51%) OpenStack
8 21 (3.35%) Skype for Business
9 20 (3.19%) WebLogic
10 15 (2.40%) Apache
11 14 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2007
11 14 (2.24%) WebSphere
12 8 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (1.28%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.32%) JBoss
14 2 (0.32%) ThingWorx
15 1 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.16%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 103 (16.45%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.32%) Windchill
5 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.92%) Documaker
2 7 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.64%) C-CURE
3 4 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.32%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 220 (35.14%) Office 365
2 171 (27.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (13.74%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (3.04%) IaaS
5 14 (2.24%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (1.92%) GitHub
7 10 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (1.44%) G Suite
8 9 (1.44%) Mimecast
8 9 (1.44%) PaaS
8 9 (1.44%) SaaS
9 4 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.64%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 122 (19.49%) DNS
2 96 (15.34%) TCP/IP
3 90 (14.38%) SAN
4 88 (14.06%) Firewall
5 82 (13.10%) DHCP
6 60 (9.58%) VPN
7 39 (6.23%) WAN
8 36 (5.75%) LAN
9 29 (4.63%) VLAN
10 27 (4.31%) NAS
11 22 (3.51%) Internet
12 20 (3.19%) Cisco IOS
13 18 (2.88%) Skype
13 18 (2.88%) SSL
14 17 (2.72%) Cisco ASA
14 17 (2.72%) iSCSI
15 15 (2.40%) HTTP
15 15 (2.40%) SMTP
15 15 (2.40%) VoIP
16 14 (2.24%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (18.53%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.83%) Oracle Database
3 19 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (1.92%) MongoDB
5 12 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (0.80%) MySQL
10 5 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (0.80%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.64%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.32%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 26 (4.15%) JIRA
2 22 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (1.92%) Gerrit
4 12 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
5 10 (1.60%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (0.96%) TeamCity
6 6 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (0.80%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.48%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.48%) Rational Team Concert
9 2 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.32%) MSI
9 2 (0.32%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.32%) Subversion
9 2 (0.32%) Toad
9 2 (0.32%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.16%) AdminStudio
General
1 83 (13.26%) Finance
2 42 (6.71%) Retail
3 22 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 13 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 12 (1.92%) Banking
6 9 (1.44%) Advertising
6 9 (1.44%) Electronics
6 9 (1.44%) German Language
7 8 (1.28%) Marketing
8 5 (0.80%) Back Office
9 4 (0.64%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.48%) Automotive
10 3 (0.48%) Billing
10 3 (0.48%) French Language
10 3 (0.48%) Legal
11 2 (0.32%) Local Government
11 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.32%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 123 (19.65%) Analyst
2 113 (18.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 111 (17.73%) Support Engineer
4 65 (10.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 61 (9.74%) Support Analyst
6 56 (8.95%) IT Support
7 55 (8.79%) Windows Engineer
8 49 (7.83%) IT Engineer
9 48 (7.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 41 (6.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 38 (6.07%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 38 (6.07%) Consultant
12 37 (5.91%) Desktop Support
13 36 (5.75%) Server Engineer
14 34 (5.43%) IT Analyst
15 32 (5.11%) 3rd Line Support
16 30 (4.79%) Administrator
17 29 (4.63%) Windows Server Engineer
18 27 (4.31%) Applications Support
19 25 (3.99%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (5.75%) .NET
2 31 (4.95%) HTML
3 27 (4.31%) Web Services
4 22 (3.51%) ASP.NET
5 20 (3.19%) XML
6 19 (3.04%) Flash
6 19 (3.04%) Middleware
7 18 (2.88%) CSS
7 18 (2.88%) RESTful
8 16 (2.56%) AngularJS
9 15 (2.40%) .NET Framework
10 13 (2.08%) jQuery
11 12 (1.92%) SOAP
11 12 (1.92%) YAML
12 8 (1.28%) EDI
12 8 (1.28%) HTML5
12 8 (1.28%) JavaBeans
12 8 (1.28%) JSON
12 8 (1.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (1.12%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 58 (9.27%) Data Centre
2 39 (6.23%) Self-Motivation
3 28 (4.47%) Driving Licence
4 26 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (2.88%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.56%) Replication
7 11 (1.76%) NHS
8 10 (1.60%) iPad
9 9 (1.44%) CCTV
9 9 (1.44%) Clustering
9 9 (1.44%) iPhone
10 8 (1.28%) Blackberry
10 8 (1.28%) Private Cloud
10 8 (1.28%) Smartphone
11 6 (0.96%) Fat Client
11 6 (0.96%) Public Cloud
11 6 (0.96%) Thin Client
12 5 (0.80%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 620 (99.04%) Windows
2 180 (28.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 148 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 136 (21.73%) Linux
5 110 (17.57%) Windows 10
6 98 (15.65%) Windows 7
7 33 (5.27%) Windows 8
8 29 (4.63%) Android
9 28 (4.47%) CentOS
9 28 (4.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (3.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (3.99%) Windows XP
11 19 (3.04%) Unix
12 14 (2.24%) Apple iOS
13 12 (1.92%) Mac OS X
13 12 (1.92%) Solaris
14 6 (0.96%) AIX
14 6 (0.96%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.80%) Debian
16 2 (0.32%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (23.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 130 (20.77%) ITIL
3 58 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (7.99%) Problem-Solving
5 47 (7.51%) DevOps
6 39 (6.23%) Cybersecurity
7 28 (4.47%) Business Intelligence
7 28 (4.47%) Disaster Recovery
7 28 (4.47%) E-Commerce
7 28 (4.47%) Project Management
7 28 (4.47%) Root Cause Analysis
8 27 (4.31%) Incident Management
9 26 (4.15%) Service Delivery
10 23 (3.67%) Change Management
10 23 (3.67%) Load Balancing
11 22 (3.51%) High Availability
11 22 (3.51%) Patch Management
12 21 (3.35%) CRM
13 20 (3.19%) ERP
13 20 (3.19%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 162 (25.88%) PowerShell
2 146 (23.32%) SQL
3 51 (8.15%) JavaScript
4 40 (6.39%) Python
5 27 (4.31%) Java
6 24 (3.83%) C#
6 24 (3.83%) PHP
7 23 (3.67%) Bash Shell
8 15 (2.40%) T-SQL
9 13 (2.08%) VBScript
10 11 (1.76%) VB.NET
10 11 (1.76%) VBA
11 10 (1.60%) Perl
12 7 (1.12%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.64%) ANSI SQL
14 2 (0.32%) C
14 2 (0.32%) C++
14 2 (0.32%) Jython
14 2 (0.32%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 1 (0.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 129 (20.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (10.38%) MCSE
3 48 (7.67%) Cisco Certification
3 48 (7.67%) MCSA
4 47 (7.51%) CCNA
4 47 (7.51%) Degree
5 44 (7.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 40 (6.39%) MCITP
7 30 (4.79%) MCP
8 24 (3.83%) CCNP
9 21 (3.35%) Citrix Certification
10 19 (3.04%) CCA
11 16 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
12 15 (2.40%) Security Cleared
13 12 (1.92%) A+ Certification
14 11 (1.76%) SC Cleared
15 10 (1.60%) CISSP
15 10 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 9 (1.44%) CISM
17 7 (1.12%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (9.74%) SLA
2 11 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.60%) PMO
4 4 (0.64%) GDPR
5 2 (0.32%) QA
5 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 349 (55.75%) Active Directory
2 158 (25.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 145 (23.16%) Hyper-V
4 69 (11.02%) vSphere
5 48 (7.67%) XenApp
6 39 (6.23%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (3.67%) Terminal Services
7 23 (3.67%) XenDesktop
8 18 (2.88%) Docker
9 15 (2.40%) XenServer
10 14 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
10 14 (2.24%) VirtualBox
11 13 (2.08%) Samba
12 10 (1.60%) VMware Workstation
13 7 (1.12%) DFS Replication
13 7 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (0.96%) BitLocker
14 6 (0.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 3 (0.48%) Squid
15 3 (0.48%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 71 (11.34%) SCCM
2 30 (4.79%) Puppet
3 26 (4.15%) SCOM
4 25 (3.99%) Ansible
5 23 (3.67%) NetBackup
6 19 (3.04%) Backup Exec
6 19 (3.04%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (2.56%) WSUS
8 13 (2.08%) Nagios
9 12 (1.92%) Rancher
9 12 (1.92%) Sysdig
9 12 (1.92%) vRealize
10 8 (1.28%) Kubernetes
11 7 (1.12%) FortiGate
11 7 (1.12%) SCVMM
12 6 (0.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 6 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 5 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (0.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 4 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 318 (50.80%) Microsoft
2 307 (49.04%) VMware
3 117 (18.69%) Citrix
4 88 (14.06%) Cisco
5 55 (8.79%) HP
6 39 (6.23%) Oracle
7 38 (6.07%) Veeam
8 32 (5.11%) Sophos
9 30 (4.79%) IBM
10 29 (4.63%) Symantec
11 26 (4.15%) NetApp
12 23 (3.67%) Apple
13 22 (3.51%) Red Hat
14 21 (3.35%) Draytek
14 21 (3.35%) SonicWALL
15 19 (3.04%) ServiceNow
16 18 (2.88%) Google
16 18 (2.88%) WorldPay
17 17 (2.72%) Dell
18 14 (2.24%) Meraki