Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 47 37
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 692 658 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.65% 5.41% 5.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.53% 21.98% 23.74%
Number of salaries quoted 614 571 761
East of England median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14% -2.78%
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £52,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 3,370 2,993 3,542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.53% 24.62% 25.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2,501 2,400 2,915
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 17 June 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 17 June 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 -3 278 £42,500 +13.33% 26
Cambridgeshire -6 178 £39,000 +4.00% 21
Essex -5 100 £38,500 -14.44% 21
Bedfordshire +23 91 £42,500 - 6
Suffolk -3 26 £30,000 - 3
Norfolk +32 23 £33,637 -3.90% 3
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 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.

1 682 (98.55%) Windows
2 380 (54.91%) Active Directory
3 339 (48.99%) Microsoft
4 314 (45.38%) VMware
5 205 (29.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 197 (28.47%) Office 365
7 173 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 173 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 166 (23.99%) Microsoft Azure
9 161 (23.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 161 (23.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 152 (21.97%) Hyper-V
11 150 (21.68%) ITIL
12 142 (20.52%) SQL Server
12 142 (20.52%) SQL
13 139 (20.09%) Linux
14 131 (18.93%) DNS
15 127 (18.35%) Citrix
16 124 (17.92%) MS Exchange
17 108 (15.61%) Finance
18 101 (14.60%) Windows 7
18 101 (14.60%) Windows 10
19 100 (14.45%) DHCP
20 97 (14.02%) Microsoft Office
20 97 (14.02%) Firewall
21 95 (13.73%) TCP/IP
22 91 (13.15%) Amazon AWS
23 88 (12.72%) SAN
24 85 (12.28%) MCSE
25 77 (11.13%) Data Centre

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
1 124 (17.92%) MS Exchange
2 54 (7.80%) Exchange Server 2010
2 54 (7.80%) IIS
3 46 (6.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 32 (4.62%) Confluence
5 31 (4.48%) Skype for Business
6 30 (4.34%) SharePoint
7 24 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 24 (3.47%) OpenStack
8 21 (3.03%) Apache
9 20 (2.89%) WebLogic
10 13 (1.88%) WebSphere
11 12 (1.73%) Tomcat
12 8 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (0.87%) JBoss
14 5 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (0.72%) GlassFish
15 4 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
16 3 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
17 1 (0.14%) nginx
Applications
1 97 (14.02%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.73%) Documaker
2 9 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.29%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.29%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.14%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 197 (28.47%) Office 365
2 166 (23.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 91 (13.15%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (3.18%) IaaS
5 21 (3.03%) SaaS
6 16 (2.31%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (1.73%) GitHub
7 12 (1.73%) PaaS
8 9 (1.30%) Mimecast
9 6 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.72%) G Suite
11 4 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.58%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.14%) Sage Pay
13 1 (0.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 131 (18.93%) DNS
2 100 (14.45%) DHCP
3 97 (14.02%) Firewall
4 95 (13.73%) TCP/IP
5 88 (12.72%) SAN
6 74 (10.69%) VPN
7 52 (7.51%) WAN
8 50 (7.23%) LAN
9 34 (4.91%) VLAN
10 24 (3.47%) Internet
10 24 (3.47%) NAS
11 23 (3.32%) VoIP
12 21 (3.03%) Skype
13 17 (2.46%) Cisco IOS
14 16 (2.31%) SSL
15 15 (2.17%) FTP
15 15 (2.17%) SMTP
16 14 (2.02%) HTTPS
16 14 (2.02%) IMAP
17 13 (1.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (20.52%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.62%) Oracle Database
3 24 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (3.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (1.88%) SQL Server 2014
8 12 (1.73%) MongoDB
9 9 (1.30%) MySQL
10 7 (1.01%) Power BI
11 6 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (0.72%) Relational Database
13 4 (0.58%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (0.58%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.43%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
15 2 (0.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 35 (5.06%) JIRA
2 22 (3.18%) Git (software)
3 13 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (1.73%) Gerrit
4 12 (1.73%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (0.87%) MSI
7 5 (0.72%) PROIV
8 4 (0.58%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.43%) Rational Team Concert
9 3 (0.43%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.29%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.29%) Gradle
10 2 (0.29%) Maven
10 2 (0.29%) Subversion
10 2 (0.29%) Toad
10 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 108 (15.61%) Finance
2 30 (4.34%) Retail
3 22 (3.18%) Marketing
4 21 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 20 (2.89%) Banking
6 15 (2.17%) Billing
7 14 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.45%) Advertising
9 9 (1.30%) German Language
10 5 (0.72%) Electronics
11 4 (0.58%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.43%) Legal
13 2 (0.29%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.29%) Local Government
13 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.14%) Back Office
14 1 (0.14%) French Language
14 1 (0.14%) Games
14 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 117 (16.91%) Analyst
2 115 (16.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 109 (15.75%) Support Engineer
4 89 (12.86%) Windows Engineer
5 68 (9.83%) 2nd Line Support
6 67 (9.68%) Support Analyst
7 60 (8.67%) IT Support
8 54 (7.80%) Server Engineer
9 50 (7.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 47 (6.79%) Windows Server Engineer
11 45 (6.50%) Developer
12 43 (6.21%) IT Engineer
13 42 (6.07%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 40 (5.78%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
15 37 (5.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 36 (5.20%) 3rd Line Support
16 36 (5.20%) Team Leader
17 34 (4.91%) Desktop Support
18 33 (4.77%) IT Analyst
18 33 (4.77%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (7.66%) .NET
2 49 (7.08%) HTML
3 40 (5.78%) ASP.NET
4 36 (5.20%) Web Services
5 32 (4.62%) CSS
6 30 (4.34%) AngularJS
7 25 (3.61%) XML
8 24 (3.47%) RESTful
9 19 (2.75%) Middleware
10 18 (2.60%) EDI
11 16 (2.31%) .NET Framework
12 15 (2.17%) JavaBeans
12 15 (2.17%) jQuery
13 12 (1.73%) SOAP
13 12 (1.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (1.73%) YAML
14 10 (1.45%) KnockoutJS
14 10 (1.45%) WCF
15 7 (1.01%) Flash
16 6 (0.87%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 77 (11.13%) Data Centre
2 48 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (5.20%) Self-Motivation
4 25 (3.61%) Computer Science
5 23 (3.32%) Management Information System
6 21 (3.03%) Driving Licence
7 16 (2.31%) Blackberry
7 16 (2.31%) Replication
8 14 (2.02%) Private Cloud
9 13 (1.88%) Fat Client
9 13 (1.88%) Thin Client
10 11 (1.59%) Clustering
11 10 (1.45%) NHS
12 7 (1.01%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.87%) iPad
14 5 (0.72%) Analytical Mindset
14 5 (0.72%) iPhone
14 5 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
14 5 (0.72%) Mobile App
15 4 (0.58%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 682 (98.55%) Windows
2 205 (29.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 173 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 139 (20.09%) Linux
5 101 (14.60%) Windows 10
5 101 (14.60%) Windows 7
6 39 (5.64%) Windows 8
7 34 (4.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 32 (4.62%) Unix
9 28 (4.05%) Android
10 24 (3.47%) CentOS
11 23 (3.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (2.17%) Windows XP
13 13 (1.88%) Solaris
14 10 (1.45%) Apple iOS
15 7 (1.01%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.72%) Windows NT
17 4 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
18 1 (0.14%) AIX
18 1 (0.14%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (21.68%) ITIL
2 63 (9.10%) Problem-Solving
3 62 (8.96%) DevOps
4 61 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (5.78%) Business Intelligence
6 38 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
7 34 (4.91%) Cybersecurity
7 34 (4.91%) ERP
8 33 (4.77%) E-Commerce
8 33 (4.77%) TDD
9 30 (4.34%) CRM
10 29 (4.19%) Runbook
10 29 (4.19%) Scrum
10 29 (4.19%) Service Delivery
11 27 (3.90%) Change Management
12 25 (3.61%) Migration
13 24 (3.47%) Project Management
14 22 (3.18%) Customer Requirements
14 22 (3.18%) Incident Management
15 21 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 173 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 142 (20.52%) SQL
3 66 (9.54%) JavaScript
4 42 (6.07%) C#
5 40 (5.78%) Python
6 35 (5.06%) Java
6 35 (5.06%) PHP
7 21 (3.03%) T-SQL
7 21 (3.03%) VB.NET
8 19 (2.75%) Bash Shell
8 19 (2.75%) VBA
9 12 (1.73%) VBScript
10 8 (1.16%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.58%) Perl
12 3 (0.43%) C
12 3 (0.43%) C++
13 2 (0.29%) Jython
13 2 (0.29%) VB
13 2 (0.29%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 1 (0.14%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 161 (23.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 85 (12.28%) MCSE
3 58 (8.38%) MCITP
4 56 (8.09%) MCSA
5 52 (7.51%) Cisco Certification
6 50 (7.23%) Degree
7 49 (7.08%) MCP
8 48 (6.94%) CCNA
9 35 (5.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 22 (3.18%) CCNP
11 19 (2.75%) Security Cleared
12 17 (2.46%) SC Cleared
13 16 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
14 13 (1.88%) CCA
14 13 (1.88%) Citrix Certification
14 13 (1.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 12 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (1.16%) A+ Certification
16 8 (1.16%) MCTS
17 5 (0.72%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (8.96%) SLA
2 20 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.45%) PMO
4 9 (1.30%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.72%) GDPR
6 2 (0.29%) QA
7 1 (0.14%) COBIT
7 1 (0.14%) COSO
7 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 380 (54.91%) Active Directory
2 161 (23.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 152 (21.97%) Hyper-V
4 45 (6.50%) XenApp
5 43 (6.21%) VMware ESXi
6 41 (5.92%) vSphere
7 22 (3.18%) XenDesktop
8 18 (2.60%) Docker
9 17 (2.46%) VirtualBox
10 16 (2.31%) XenServer
11 13 (1.88%) Samba
12 11 (1.59%) Terminal Services
12 11 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
13 10 (1.45%) Xen
14 8 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
15 7 (1.01%) BitLocker
16 6 (0.87%) DFS Replication
17 5 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 5 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
18 3 (0.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 73 (10.55%) SCCM
2 41 (5.92%) Puppet
3 38 (5.49%) Ansible
4 36 (5.20%) SCOM
5 29 (4.19%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (3.03%) Backup Exec
7 15 (2.17%) WSUS
8 13 (1.88%) Nagios
8 13 (1.88%) NetBackup
8 13 (1.88%) vRealize
9 12 (1.73%) Rancher
9 12 (1.73%) Sysdig
10 8 (1.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 6 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 4 (0.58%) Kubernetes
13 4 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.58%) ThinApp
14 3 (0.43%) AirWatch
14 3 (0.43%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 339 (48.99%) Microsoft
2 314 (45.38%) VMware
3 127 (18.35%) Citrix
4 72 (10.40%) Cisco
5 56 (8.09%) HP
6 52 (7.51%) Oracle
7 37 (5.35%) Veeam
8 31 (4.48%) IBM
9 23 (3.32%) NetApp
10 22 (3.18%) Symantec
11 21 (3.03%) ServiceNow
11 21 (3.03%) WorldPay
12 20 (2.89%) Sophos
13 18 (2.60%) Red Hat
14 17 (2.46%) Draytek
14 17 (2.46%) SonicWALL
15 16 (2.31%) CommVault
16 15 (2.17%) Apple
16 15 (2.17%) Google
17 12 (1.73%) BMC