Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 38 47
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 377 604 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.58% 5.91% 5.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.97% 23.37% 20.27%
Number of salaries quoted 327 497 558
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,750 £22,675
90th Percentile £53,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £39,087 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year -2.28% +1.27% +3.95%

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 1,798 2,585 3,231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.61% 25.29% 26.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,300 1,891 2,655
East of England median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,100
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £66,150
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -11 143 £34,500 -12.51% 50
Cambridgeshire +31 134 £37,500 +7.14% 36
Bedfordshire -2 53 £42,000 +5.00% 4
Essex -32 31 £30,500 +5.17% 17
Norfolk -8 13 £31,500 -3.39% 10
Suffolk +4 3 £45,000 +76.47% 9
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 377 (100.00%) Windows
2 277 (73.47%) Active Directory
3 235 (62.33%) Microsoft
4 196 (51.99%) VMware
5 176 (46.68%) Office 365
6 155 (41.11%) Azure
7 126 (33.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 126 (33.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 125 (33.16%) MS Exchange
9 112 (29.71%) Firewall
9 112 (29.71%) Hyper-V
10 111 (29.44%) VMware Infrastructure
11 88 (23.34%) DNS
11 88 (23.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 80 (21.22%) DHCP
13 77 (20.42%) Linux
13 77 (20.42%) SCCM
14 76 (20.16%) AWS
15 75 (19.89%) PowerShell
16 72 (19.10%) ITIL
17 71 (18.83%) Exchange Server 2010
18 69 (18.30%) Citrix
19 67 (17.77%) TCP/IP
20 63 (16.71%) SQL Server
21 61 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2013
22 60 (15.92%) Data Centre
23 50 (13.26%) Microsoft Office
24 48 (12.73%) Skype
25 47 (12.47%) SQL
25 47 (12.47%) SLA

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
1 125 (33.16%) MS Exchange
2 71 (18.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 61 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 42 (11.14%) SharePoint
5 39 (10.34%) Skype for Business
6 16 (4.24%) IIS
7 6 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.53%) Apache
9 2 (0.53%) Confluence
9 2 (0.53%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.27%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 50 (13.26%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.27%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) NetSuite
1 2 (0.53%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 176 (46.68%) Office 365
2 155 (41.11%) Azure
3 76 (20.16%) AWS
4 25 (6.63%) OneDrive
5 17 (4.51%) Mimecast
6 5 (1.33%) IaaS
7 4 (1.06%) PaaS
8 2 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.53%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.53%) Power Platform
8 2 (0.53%) SaaS
8 2 (0.53%) Yammer
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.27%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.27%) GCP
9 1 (0.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 112 (29.71%) Firewall
2 88 (23.34%) DNS
3 80 (21.22%) DHCP
4 67 (17.77%) TCP/IP
5 48 (12.73%) Skype
6 33 (8.75%) NetScaler
7 31 (8.22%) LAN
8 29 (7.69%) WAN
9 25 (6.63%) VPN
10 18 (4.77%) VLAN
11 15 (3.98%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (3.71%) Wireless
13 11 (2.92%) SAN
14 8 (2.12%) Internet
15 7 (1.86%) Network Security
16 6 (1.59%) SSL
17 5 (1.33%) Unified Communications
18 4 (1.06%) Fibre Channel
18 4 (1.06%) WLAN
19 3 (0.80%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (16.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.33%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (1.06%) GIS
5 4 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2017
6 2 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.53%) MySQL
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (0.53%) Power BI
6 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.53%) SQLBase
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 13 (3.45%) JIRA
2 5 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (1.06%) Selenium
4 3 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.27%) Appium
6 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.27%) JMeter
6 1 (0.27%) MSI
6 1 (0.27%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.27%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.27%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (8.22%) Finance
2 18 (4.77%) Manufacturing
3 17 (4.51%) Retail
4 14 (3.71%) Public Sector
5 11 (2.92%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.65%) Automotive
7 2 (0.53%) French Language
7 2 (0.53%) German Language
8 1 (0.27%) Advertising
8 1 (0.27%) Back Office
8 1 (0.27%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.27%) Electronics
8 1 (0.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 90 (23.87%) Analyst
2 66 (17.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 50 (13.26%) IT Support
4 39 (10.34%) Support Engineer
5 38 (10.08%) 2nd Line Support
6 36 (9.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 35 (9.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 28 (7.43%) IT Engineer
9 24 (6.37%) Support Analyst
10 22 (5.84%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 22 (5.84%) IT Analyst
11 20 (5.31%) Administrator
11 20 (5.31%) Security Engineer
12 19 (5.04%) IT Support Analyst
13 18 (4.77%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
13 18 (4.77%) Service Desk Support
14 16 (4.24%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 16 (4.24%) Field Engineer
15 15 (3.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 15 (3.98%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.18%) Web Services
2 5 (1.33%) .NET
3 3 (0.80%) CSS
3 3 (0.80%) HTML
3 3 (0.80%) JSON
3 3 (0.80%) XML
4 2 (0.53%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.53%) LDAP
4 2 (0.53%) MAPI
4 2 (0.53%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (0.53%) RESTful
5 1 (0.27%) EDI
5 1 (0.27%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.27%) REST
5 1 (0.27%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.27%) Serverless Framework
5 1 (0.27%) SOAP
5 1 (0.27%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 60 (15.92%) Data Centre
2 28 (7.43%) Management Information System
3 19 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.45%) Fat Client
4 13 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (3.45%) Thin Client
5 12 (3.18%) CCTV
5 12 (3.18%) Driving Licence
6 8 (2.12%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (1.86%) Clustering
7 7 (1.86%) Replication
8 6 (1.59%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.33%) NHS
9 5 (1.33%) User Experience
9 5 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.06%) PKI
11 3 (0.80%) Life Science
11 3 (0.80%) Wiki
12 2 (0.53%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.27%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 377 (100.00%) Windows
2 126 (33.42%) Windows Server 2008
2 126 (33.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 77 (20.42%) Linux
4 43 (11.41%) Windows 10
4 43 (11.41%) Windows 7
5 26 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (5.84%) Windows 8
7 16 (4.24%) Mac OS X
8 12 (3.18%) Android
8 12 (3.18%) Windows Vista
9 8 (2.12%) AIX
10 6 (1.59%) Unix
11 3 (0.80%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.80%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.53%) CentOS
12 2 (0.53%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.53%) SUSE
13 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (23.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 72 (19.10%) ITIL
3 45 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
4 37 (9.81%) Cybersecurity
5 35 (9.28%) Patch Management
6 30 (7.96%) Vulnerability Management
7 20 (5.31%) Security Operations
8 19 (5.04%) Disaster Recovery
8 19 (5.04%) ISMS
8 19 (5.04%) Security Management
8 19 (5.04%) Service Management
9 18 (4.77%) ERP
9 18 (4.77%) Identity Management
9 18 (4.77%) Incident Management
9 18 (4.77%) Information Security
9 18 (4.77%) Information Security Management
9 18 (4.77%) Server Management
10 16 (4.24%) DevOps
11 15 (3.98%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (3.71%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (19.89%) PowerShell
2 47 (12.47%) SQL
3 18 (4.77%) T-SQL
4 15 (3.98%) Python
5 12 (3.18%) C
5 12 (3.18%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.59%) Java
7 5 (1.33%) Perl
8 4 (1.06%) VBScript
9 3 (0.80%) VB
10 2 (0.53%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.53%) C#
10 2 (0.53%) C++
10 2 (0.53%) Ruby
11 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (8.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (6.37%) MCSA
3 17 (4.51%) MCSE
4 16 (4.24%) CCNA
4 16 (4.24%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (4.24%) SC Cleared
4 16 (4.24%) Security Cleared
5 13 (3.45%) Degree
6 12 (3.18%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (2.12%) DBS Check
8 7 (1.86%) MCP
9 6 (1.59%) HNC
9 6 (1.59%) HND
10 5 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.06%) A+ Certification
11 4 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.53%) CCENT
12 2 (0.53%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (12.47%) SLA
2 20 (5.31%) PCI DSS
3 19 (5.04%) Cyber Essentials
4 18 (4.77%) COBIT
5 10 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (1.33%) ISO 9001
7 4 (1.06%) GDPR
8 2 (0.53%) QA
9 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 277 (73.47%) Active Directory
2 112 (29.71%) Hyper-V
3 111 (29.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (11.14%) XenApp
5 33 (8.75%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (4.51%) Virtual Servers
7 16 (4.24%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (4.24%) vSphere
8 11 (2.92%) Docker
9 10 (2.65%) XenDesktop
10 9 (2.39%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.80%) Firmware
11 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.53%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.53%) KVM
12 2 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.53%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.27%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 1 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 77 (20.42%) SCCM
2 38 (10.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 20 (5.31%) SCOrch
4 18 (4.77%) Nessus
5 13 (3.45%) WSUS
6 12 (3.18%) HP Data Protector
7 10 (2.65%) Microsoft Intune
7 10 (2.65%) SCOM
8 9 (2.39%) Ansible
9 8 (2.12%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (1.86%) Kubernetes
10 7 (1.86%) Puppet
10 7 (1.86%) vCenter Server
11 6 (1.59%) AirWatch
11 6 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (1.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 5 (1.33%) Jamf Pro
13 4 (1.06%) Single Sign-On
14 3 (0.80%) PowerCLI
14 3 (0.80%) Terraform
Vendors
1 235 (62.33%) Microsoft
2 196 (51.99%) VMware
3 69 (18.30%) Citrix
4 40 (10.61%) Cisco
5 38 (10.08%) Symantec
6 33 (8.75%) CommVault
7 24 (6.37%) Ivanti
8 22 (5.84%) HP
9 21 (5.57%) Veeam
9 21 (5.57%) Zscaler
10 20 (5.31%) Palo Alto
11 18 (4.77%) Qualys
12 14 (3.71%) Oracle
13 13 (3.45%) Apple
14 11 (2.92%) IBM
15 10 (2.65%) Dell
16 8 (2.12%) NetApp
16 8 (2.12%) Remedy
17 7 (1.86%) Sophos
17 7 (1.86%) Wyse