Period
to 21 October 2021

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 21 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 60 33 45
Rank change year-on-year -27 +12 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 229 122 387
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 4.15% 6.77% 5.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.34% 22.72% 20.66%
Number of salaries quoted 177 112 330
10th Percentile £22,000 £26,250 £24,675
25th Percentile £26,000 £29,000 £26,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £36,500 £38,500 £34,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.19% +13.24% -2.86%
75th Percentile £43,250 £47,500 £42,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £59,625 £53,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +13.92% -1.25%

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 1,025 537 1,873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.57% 29.82% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 656 463 1,355
10th Percentile £21,750 £26,250 £24,750
25th Percentile £26,500 £32,750 £29,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
75th Percentile £56,250 £60,625 £57,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £90,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Windows Server as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 October 2021.

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 21 October 2021. 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 -40 71 £37,500 -3.85% 38
Cambridgeshire -36 69 £30,000 -26.38% 26
Essex -9 38 £40,000 +3.90% 11
Bedfordshire +5 31 £38,500 +45.28% 5
Norfolk -15 12 £31,250 -3.85% 4
Suffolk -8 8 £23,500 -60.83% 4
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2021, 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.

1 228 (99.56%) Windows
2 169 (73.80%) Active Directory
3 144 (62.88%) Microsoft
4 129 (56.33%) Microsoft 365
5 106 (46.29%) VMware
6 102 (44.54%) Azure
7 86 (37.55%) Windows 10
8 85 (37.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 81 (35.37%) Social Skills
10 69 (30.13%) DNS
11 68 (29.69%) MS Exchange
12 67 (29.26%) VMware Infrastructure
13 66 (28.82%) Firewall
14 60 (26.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 59 (25.76%) DHCP
16 58 (25.33%) Hyper-V
17 51 (22.27%) Problem-Solving
17 51 (22.27%) Microsoft Office
18 50 (21.83%) PowerShell
19 48 (20.96%) Windows Server 2008
20 47 (20.52%) Citrix
21 46 (20.09%) WAN
21 46 (20.09%) LAN
22 39 (17.03%) SQL
23 38 (16.59%) TCP/IP
24 36 (15.72%) ITIL
24 36 (15.72%) Windows Server 2019
25 34 (14.85%) Windows Server 2016
26 33 (14.41%) AWS
26 33 (14.41%) vSphere

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 68 (29.69%) MS Exchange
2 28 (12.23%) IIS
2 28 (12.23%) SharePoint
3 14 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.87%) nginx
6 1 (0.44%) Apache
6 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 51 (22.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 129 (56.33%) Microsoft 365
2 102 (44.54%) Azure
3 33 (14.41%) AWS
4 12 (5.24%) Mimecast
5 10 (4.37%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (3.06%) OneDrive
7 4 (1.75%) Google Workspace
7 4 (1.75%) IaaS
7 4 (1.75%) SaaS
8 3 (1.31%) PaaS
9 2 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.87%) GCP
10 1 (0.44%) AWS CodeCommit
10 1 (0.44%) AWS CodePipeline
10 1 (0.44%) AWS Direct Connect
10 1 (0.44%) Azure Event Grid
10 1 (0.44%) Azure Logic Apps
10 1 (0.44%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.44%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 69 (30.13%) DNS
2 66 (28.82%) Firewall
3 59 (25.76%) DHCP
4 46 (20.09%) LAN
4 46 (20.09%) WAN
5 38 (16.59%) TCP/IP
6 21 (9.17%) VLAN
7 20 (8.73%) VPN
8 18 (7.86%) MPLS
9 16 (6.99%) ADSL
10 15 (6.55%) VoIP
11 13 (5.68%) NAS
12 12 (5.24%) Internet
13 9 (3.93%) Wireless
14 8 (3.49%) SAN
14 8 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (3.06%) IPsec
15 7 (3.06%) NetScaler
15 7 (3.06%) PPTP
16 6 (2.62%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.06%) SQL Server 2019
2 7 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (4.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.87%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.87%) GitLab
2 2 (0.87%) Rational Quality Manager
2 2 (0.87%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (0.87%) Rational Team Concert
3 1 (0.44%) MSI
General
1 81 (35.37%) Social Skills
2 22 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.68%) Organisational Skills
4 12 (5.24%) Finance
4 12 (5.24%) Retail
5 10 (4.37%) Manufacturing
6 9 (3.93%) Public Sector
7 7 (3.06%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (2.62%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.31%) Back Office
9 3 (1.31%) Marketing
9 3 (1.31%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (0.87%) Documentation Skills
10 2 (0.87%) Electronics
10 2 (0.87%) Influencing Skills
10 2 (0.87%) Law
10 2 (0.87%) Legal
11 1 (0.44%) Advertising
11 1 (0.44%) Automotive
11 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 83 (36.24%) Support Engineer
2 43 (18.78%) Analyst
3 39 (17.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 38 (16.59%) 2nd Line Support
5 34 (14.85%) IT Support
6 32 (13.97%) IT Engineer
7 27 (11.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 26 (11.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 26 (11.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 25 (10.92%) 3rd Line Support
10 19 (8.30%) 1st Line Support
11 17 (7.42%) Support Analyst
12 15 (6.55%) 1st Line Engineer
12 15 (6.55%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 15 (6.55%) IT Support Engineer
13 14 (6.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 14 (6.11%) Infrastructure Support
13 14 (6.11%) Service Analyst
13 14 (6.11%) Service Desk Analyst
14 13 (5.68%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.31%) SAML
2 2 (0.87%) CSS
2 2 (0.87%) HTML
2 2 (0.87%) JTS
2 2 (0.87%) LDAP
2 2 (0.87%) Node.js
2 2 (0.87%) ServiceStack
3 1 (0.44%) ADSI
3 1 (0.44%) COM
3 1 (0.44%) LAMP
3 1 (0.44%) OAuth
3 1 (0.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.24%) Data Centre
1 12 (5.24%) Driving Licence
2 10 (4.37%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (2.62%) FMCG
3 6 (2.62%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.62%) Mobile Computing
4 5 (2.18%) Public Cloud
5 4 (1.75%) EPoS
5 4 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.87%) Clustering
6 2 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (0.87%) PKI
7 1 (0.44%) Cybercrime
7 1 (0.44%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.44%) Housing Association
7 1 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.44%) NHS
7 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.44%) Replication
7 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 228 (99.56%) Windows
2 86 (37.55%) Windows 10
3 85 (37.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (20.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (15.72%) Windows Server 2019
6 34 (14.85%) Windows Server 2016
7 29 (12.66%) Windows 7
8 27 (11.79%) Windows 8
9 26 (11.35%) Linux
10 13 (5.68%) Android
11 8 (3.49%) Mac OS X
11 8 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (3.06%) Windows XP
13 5 (2.18%) CentOS
13 5 (2.18%) Mac OS
14 4 (1.75%) Ubuntu
15 3 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.87%) Unix
17 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (26.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 51 (22.27%) Problem-Solving
3 36 (15.72%) ITIL
4 32 (13.97%) Time Management
5 19 (8.30%) Migration
6 15 (6.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (6.55%) ITSM
7 14 (6.11%) Mentoring
8 13 (5.68%) Service Management
9 12 (5.24%) B2B
9 12 (5.24%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (4.80%) Data Migration
10 11 (4.80%) Presales
11 10 (4.37%) Service Delivery
12 9 (3.93%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (3.93%) Line Management
13 8 (3.49%) Incident Management
13 8 (3.49%) Server Management
14 7 (3.06%) Problem Management
15 6 (2.62%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (21.83%) PowerShell
2 39 (17.03%) SQL
3 7 (3.06%) VB
4 6 (2.62%) Python
5 4 (1.75%) PHP
6 3 (1.31%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.87%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.87%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.44%) Perl
8 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (9.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (8.73%) Degree
3 17 (7.42%) MCSA
4 12 (5.24%) MCSE
5 8 (3.49%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.62%) CCNA
6 6 (2.62%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.18%) DBS Check
7 5 (2.18%) MCP
8 4 (1.75%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.31%) HNC
10 2 (0.87%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.87%) MCDST
11 1 (0.44%) CCNP
11 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.44%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.04%) SLA
2 8 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.06%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (2.62%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.44%) GDPR
5 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.44%) PMO
5 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 169 (73.80%) Active Directory
2 67 (29.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (25.33%) Hyper-V
4 33 (14.41%) vSphere
5 26 (11.35%) XenDesktop
6 23 (10.04%) XenApp
7 18 (7.86%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (3.49%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.31%) Docker
11 2 (0.87%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.44%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 31 (13.54%) Microsoft Intune
2 29 (12.66%) SCCM
3 20 (8.73%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 7 (3.06%) vCenter Server
4 7 (3.06%) WSUS
5 5 (2.18%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (1.75%) Terraform
7 3 (1.31%) Jamf Pro
7 3 (1.31%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.87%) Ansible
8 2 (0.87%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.44%) Avamar
9 1 (0.44%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.44%) Nagios
9 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.44%) SCOM
9 1 (0.44%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 144 (62.88%) Microsoft
2 106 (46.29%) VMware
3 47 (20.52%) Citrix
4 31 (13.54%) Veeam
5 16 (6.99%) Apple
5 16 (6.99%) Cisco
6 12 (5.24%) Sophos
7 8 (3.49%) CommVault
7 8 (3.49%) SolarWinds
8 7 (3.06%) NetApp
8 7 (3.06%) Veritas
9 6 (2.62%) Google
10 5 (2.18%) HP
10 5 (2.18%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.18%) Remedy
10 5 (2.18%) ServiceNow
10 5 (2.18%) Zscaler
11 3 (1.31%) ConnectWise
11 3 (1.31%) Ivanti
11 3 (1.31%) SAP