Period
to 22 April 2019

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 22 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 52 47
Rank change year-on-year +19 -5 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 570 646 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.81% 5.00% 5.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.26% 17.83% 20.97%
Number of salaries quoted 493 564 546
East of England median annual salary £38,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.28% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,250 £25,375
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2,350 3,624 2,966
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.09% 28.04% 24.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,765 2,686 2,365
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.12%

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 22 April 2019.

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 22 April 2019. 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 +18 286 £42,500 +1.19% 4
Cambridgeshire +25 135 £35,000 -6.67% 6
Bedfordshire -12 64 £42,000 -1.18% 1
Essex +9 58 £36,500 -5.19%
Norfolk +12 17 £29,413 +1.42% 1
Suffolk +20 10 £52,500 +54.41%
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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.

1 570 (100.00%) Windows
2 359 (62.98%) Active Directory
3 348 (61.05%) Microsoft
4 333 (58.42%) VMware
5 242 (42.46%) Office 365
6 203 (35.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 185 (32.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 183 (32.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 178 (31.23%) Microsoft Azure
10 145 (25.44%) ITIL
10 145 (25.44%) SQL Server
11 142 (24.91%) Hyper-V
12 141 (24.74%) MS Exchange
13 138 (24.21%) PowerShell
13 138 (24.21%) Windows 7
14 137 (24.04%) DNS
15 132 (23.16%) Firewall
16 128 (22.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 122 (21.40%) DHCP
18 117 (20.53%) Citrix
19 107 (18.77%) Linux
20 106 (18.60%) SQL
21 104 (18.25%) Windows 10
22 93 (16.32%) SCCM
23 90 (15.79%) Cisco
24 88 (15.44%) Microsoft Certification
25 86 (15.09%) TCP/IP
26 82 (14.39%) Microsoft Office
27 79 (13.86%) SLA
28 73 (12.81%) Amazon AWS

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
1 141 (24.74%) MS Exchange
2 41 (7.19%) Skype for Business
3 39 (6.84%) SharePoint
4 33 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (5.61%) IIS
6 31 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (3.16%) Apache
8 9 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (1.40%) Confluence
10 6 (1.05%) IBM Notes
11 5 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.35%) OpenEdge
12 2 (0.35%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.18%) Drupal
13 1 (0.18%) JBoss
13 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 82 (14.39%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.28%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.18%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.88%) NetSuite
2 4 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.35%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.35%) Sage 50
3 2 (0.35%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.18%) assyst
4 1 (0.18%) CiviCRM
4 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 242 (42.46%) Office 365
2 178 (31.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (12.81%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (5.79%) Mimecast
5 20 (3.51%) Azure Active Directory
6 16 (2.81%) PaaS
7 15 (2.63%) IaaS
8 14 (2.46%) SaaS
9 13 (2.28%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (1.05%) OneDrive
12 4 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (0.70%) Amazon Glacier
12 4 (0.70%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.70%) OpenShift
12 4 (0.70%) Route 53
12 4 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.35%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 137 (24.04%) DNS
2 132 (23.16%) Firewall
3 122 (21.40%) DHCP
4 86 (15.09%) TCP/IP
5 70 (12.28%) LAN
6 67 (11.75%) WAN
7 64 (11.23%) VLAN
8 55 (9.65%) VPN
9 41 (7.19%) SAN
10 29 (5.09%) Remote Desktop
11 25 (4.39%) Skype
12 22 (3.86%) Wireless
13 19 (3.33%) iSCSI
14 16 (2.81%) Fibre Channel
15 12 (2.11%) Structured Cabling
15 12 (2.11%) VoIP
16 11 (1.93%) BIG-IP
17 10 (1.75%) NAS
17 10 (1.75%) SMTP
18 9 (1.58%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (25.44%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.05%) GIS
4 6 (1.05%) MongoDB
4 6 (1.05%) MySQL
5 5 (0.88%) Redis
5 5 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.70%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.35%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.18%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (1.93%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.40%) JIRA
2 8 (1.40%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (0.88%) Hudson
4 5 (0.88%) Subversion
5 4 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (0.53%) Appium
6 3 (0.53%) JMeter
6 3 (0.53%) Selenium
6 3 (0.53%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.53%) SpecFlow
6 3 (0.53%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.18%) GitLab
7 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.18%) PhpStorm
7 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
General
1 38 (6.67%) Finance
2 27 (4.74%) Retail
3 16 (2.81%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.11%) Back Office
5 8 (1.40%) Local Government
6 7 (1.23%) Electronics
6 7 (1.23%) Legal
7 6 (1.05%) Marketing
8 5 (0.88%) Automotive
8 5 (0.88%) French Language
8 5 (0.88%) Military
9 4 (0.70%) Publishing
10 3 (0.53%) Banking
10 3 (0.53%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.53%) German Language
10 3 (0.53%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.35%) Greek Language
11 2 (0.35%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.35%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.35%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 96 (16.84%) Analyst
2 85 (14.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 67 (11.75%) Support Engineer
4 64 (11.23%) IT Support
5 59 (10.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 55 (9.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 51 (8.95%) IT Engineer
8 45 (7.89%) Support Analyst
9 33 (5.79%) Administrator
9 33 (5.79%) Systems Administrator
10 32 (5.61%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 29 (5.09%) 3rd Line Support
12 28 (4.91%) Support Technician
12 28 (4.91%) Systems Engineer
12 28 (4.91%) Team Leader
13 26 (4.56%) IT Support Engineer
14 21 (3.68%) IT Analyst
14 21 (3.68%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 21 (3.68%) Windows Engineer
15 20 (3.51%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.04%) Web Services
2 16 (2.81%) HTML
3 11 (1.93%) CSS
4 9 (1.58%) .NET
5 7 (1.23%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (0.88%) .NET Framework
6 5 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (0.88%) SOAP
7 4 (0.70%) AngularJS
7 4 (0.70%) Node.js
8 3 (0.53%) jQuery
9 2 (0.35%) .NET Core
9 2 (0.35%) ASP.NET Core
9 2 (0.35%) JSON
9 2 (0.35%) LDAP
9 2 (0.35%) REST
9 2 (0.35%) WAP
9 2 (0.35%) XML
10 1 (0.18%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.07%) Data Centre
2 28 (4.91%) Management Information System
3 27 (4.74%) Replication
4 26 (4.56%) Self-Motivation
5 18 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.46%) Driving Licence
7 13 (2.28%) Public Cloud
8 8 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (1.05%) Fintech
10 6 (1.05%) PKI
10 6 (1.05%) User Experience
11 5 (0.88%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.53%) EMC VNX
12 3 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.35%) CCTV
13 2 (0.35%) iPad
13 2 (0.35%) iPhone
13 2 (0.35%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 570 (100.00%) Windows
2 203 (35.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 185 (32.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 138 (24.21%) Windows 7
5 107 (18.77%) Linux
6 104 (18.25%) Windows 10
7 65 (11.40%) Windows 8
8 24 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (4.04%) CentOS
10 22 (3.86%) Ubuntu
11 21 (3.68%) Apple iOS
12 17 (2.98%) AIX
13 14 (2.46%) Windows XP
14 8 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (1.23%) Android
15 7 (1.23%) Debian
16 5 (0.88%) Data ONTAP
16 5 (0.88%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.70%) Unix
17 4 (0.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (25.44%) ITIL
2 128 (22.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 51 (8.95%) Patch Management
4 46 (8.07%) Change Management
4 46 (8.07%) Disaster Recovery
5 40 (7.02%) Problem-Solving
6 39 (6.84%) Incident Management
6 39 (6.84%) Service Management
7 38 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
8 32 (5.61%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (5.61%) High Availability
9 30 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
10 28 (4.91%) Migration
11 27 (4.74%) Project Management
11 27 (4.74%) Server Management
11 27 (4.74%) Service Delivery
12 23 (4.04%) Business Continuity
12 23 (4.04%) DevOps
12 23 (4.04%) IT Strategy
13 22 (3.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 138 (24.21%) PowerShell
2 106 (18.60%) SQL
3 43 (7.54%) VBScript
4 31 (5.44%) Bash Shell
5 19 (3.33%) C
6 16 (2.81%) JavaScript
7 11 (1.93%) C#
7 11 (1.93%) T-SQL
8 9 (1.58%) Python
8 9 (1.58%) VBA
9 5 (0.88%) Java
9 5 (0.88%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.70%) Ruby
11 3 (0.53%) PHP
11 3 (0.53%) VB
12 1 (0.18%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.18%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.18%) Perl
12 1 (0.18%) R
Qualifications
1 88 (15.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (7.54%) MCP
3 36 (6.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 35 (6.14%) MCSE
5 33 (5.79%) MCSA
6 26 (4.56%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (4.21%) Security Cleared
8 23 (4.04%) CCNA
8 23 (4.04%) MCTS
8 23 (4.04%) SC Cleared
9 18 (3.16%) Degree
10 16 (2.81%) Citrix Certification
11 14 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (2.28%) CCAA
12 13 (2.28%) MCITP
13 3 (0.53%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.53%) CCNP
13 3 (0.53%) CISSP
14 2 (0.35%) NCDA
14 2 (0.35%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (13.86%) SLA
2 18 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.58%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (1.40%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 5 (0.88%) JSP 440
6 5 (0.88%) PMO
7 2 (0.35%) WAI
8 1 (0.18%) GDPR
8 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 359 (62.98%) Active Directory
2 183 (32.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 142 (24.91%) Hyper-V
4 63 (11.05%) vSphere
5 54 (9.47%) VMware ESXi
6 31 (5.44%) VMware Workstation
6 31 (5.44%) XenApp
7 21 (3.68%) Docker
8 17 (2.98%) XenDesktop
9 13 (2.28%) BitLocker
10 12 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (1.40%) VMware NSX
12 7 (1.23%) DFS Replication
13 5 (0.88%) KVM
13 5 (0.88%) XenServer
14 4 (0.70%) iptables
14 4 (0.70%) Samba
14 4 (0.70%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
15 3 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 93 (16.32%) SCCM
2 24 (4.21%) SCOM
3 21 (3.68%) WSUS
4 20 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
5 19 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 18 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (3.16%) Puppet
7 15 (2.63%) AirWatch
7 15 (2.63%) Backup Exec
8 14 (2.46%) vCenter Server
9 12 (2.11%) Ansible
9 12 (2.11%) SCVMM
10 10 (1.75%) PowerCLI
10 10 (1.75%) Single Sign-On
10 10 (1.75%) vRealize
11 9 (1.58%) Docker Swarm
11 9 (1.58%) Kubernetes
12 6 (1.05%) SCOrch
12 6 (1.05%) Terraform
12 6 (1.05%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 348 (61.05%) Microsoft
2 333 (58.42%) VMware
3 117 (20.53%) Citrix
4 90 (15.79%) Cisco
5 57 (10.00%) Veeam
6 53 (9.30%) HP
7 30 (5.26%) Symantec
8 28 (4.91%) Apple
9 27 (4.74%) Sophos
10 24 (4.21%) SonicWALL
11 23 (4.04%) Red Hat
12 20 (3.51%) IBM
13 18 (3.16%) Avaya
13 18 (3.16%) NetApp
14 17 (2.98%) 3PAR
15 16 (2.81%) Brocade
16 13 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
17 11 (1.93%) F5
17 11 (1.93%) Juniper
18 10 (1.75%) Dell