Period
to 10 May 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 10 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > East of England
6 months to
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 37 32 34
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 204 325 557
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 5.44% 6.89% 6.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.40% 27.57% 24.10%
Number of salaries quoted 144 270 474
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,000
25th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £37,675 £38,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.17% -0.86% -5.00%
75th Percentile £50,063 £43,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £50,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 803 1,179 2,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 21.41% 25.01% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 557 908 1,752
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £23,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £31,188 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

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 10 May 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 10 May 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 -18 59 £47,500 +37.68% 22
Essex +25 47 £40,000 +5.68% 8
Cambridgeshire -37 42 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Bedfordshire +27 39 £39,000 +50.00% 2
Norfolk +7 14 £37,750 +12.69% 5
Suffolk +12 3 £34,000 -2.86% 3
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 10 May 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.

1 202 (99.02%) Windows
2 114 (55.88%) Microsoft
3 113 (55.39%) Active Directory
4 111 (54.41%) VMware
5 105 (51.47%) Azure
6 94 (46.08%) Microsoft 365
7 65 (31.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 64 (31.37%) SQL
9 63 (30.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 58 (28.43%) MS Exchange
11 54 (26.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 53 (25.98%) PowerShell
13 50 (24.51%) DNS
14 49 (24.02%) SQL Server
14 49 (24.02%) Hyper-V
15 46 (22.55%) Firewall
16 43 (21.08%) ITIL
17 42 (20.59%) DHCP
18 37 (18.14%) Linux
18 37 (18.14%) vSphere
19 36 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
20 35 (17.16%) Microsoft Office
20 35 (17.16%) VPN
20 35 (17.16%) Social Skills
21 33 (16.18%) SCCM
21 33 (16.18%) Windows Server 2016
21 33 (16.18%) Windows 10
22 32 (15.69%) Citrix
23 31 (15.20%) SharePoint
23 31 (15.20%) VLAN

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 58 (28.43%) MS Exchange
2 31 (15.20%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.90%) IIS
5 6 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.96%) OpenEdge
7 3 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.47%) nginx
8 2 (0.98%) Confluence
8 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.49%) Apache
Applications
1 35 (17.16%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 105 (51.47%) Azure
2 94 (46.08%) Microsoft 365
3 18 (8.82%) AWS
4 17 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
4 17 (8.33%) SaaS
5 15 (7.35%) OneDrive
5 15 (7.35%) PaaS
6 13 (6.37%) Mimecast
7 11 (5.39%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (5.39%) Azure Logic Apps
7 11 (5.39%) IaaS
7 11 (5.39%) Power Platform
8 6 (2.94%) Azure Event Grid
8 6 (2.94%) Google Play
9 5 (2.45%) PowerApps
10 4 (1.96%) Google Workspace
11 3 (1.47%) AWS CodeCommit
11 3 (1.47%) Azure App Service
11 3 (1.47%) Serverless
11 3 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 50 (24.51%) DNS
2 46 (22.55%) Firewall
3 42 (20.59%) DHCP
4 35 (17.16%) VPN
5 31 (15.20%) VLAN
6 22 (10.78%) TCP/IP
7 19 (9.31%) VoIP
7 19 (9.31%) WAN
8 14 (6.86%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (4.90%) SAN
10 9 (4.41%) LAN
11 8 (3.92%) Skype
12 7 (3.43%) NetScaler
13 6 (2.94%) Network Security
14 4 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
14 4 (1.96%) Wireless
15 3 (1.47%) NAS
16 2 (0.98%) Asterisk PBX
16 2 (0.98%) Reverse Proxy
17 1 (0.49%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (24.02%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.37%) SQL Server 2014
2 13 (6.37%) SQL Server 2016
2 13 (6.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.43%) MySQL
5 7 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.94%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.45%) Power BI
8 4 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.96%) SQL Server 2017
9 1 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.49%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 15 (7.35%) Eclipse
1 15 (7.35%) Rational Quality Manager
1 15 (7.35%) Rational Rhapsody
1 15 (7.35%) Rational Team Concert
2 3 (1.47%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.47%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.47%) Subversion
2 3 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.47%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.98%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.98%) JIRA
General
1 35 (17.16%) Social Skills
2 22 (10.78%) Finance
3 16 (7.84%) Presentation Skills
4 15 (7.35%) Influencing Skills
5 9 (4.41%) Organisational Skills
6 8 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.43%) Retail
8 6 (2.94%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.47%) Law
10 2 (0.98%) Games
10 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.49%) Back Office
11 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 34 (16.67%) Analyst
3 30 (14.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 30 (14.71%) IT Engineer
4 22 (10.78%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (7.35%) Information Analyst
5 15 (7.35%) Information Systems Analyst
5 15 (7.35%) Support Engineer
5 15 (7.35%) Systems Analyst
6 14 (6.86%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (5.88%) Service Analyst
7 12 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
7 12 (5.88%) Team Leader
8 10 (4.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 10 (4.90%) IT Support
8 10 (4.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (4.41%) DBA
9 9 (4.41%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.35%) JTS
2 9 (4.41%) Web Services
3 4 (1.96%) Middleware
4 3 (1.47%) .NET
4 3 (1.47%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (1.47%) HTML
4 3 (1.47%) HTML5
4 3 (1.47%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (1.47%) WCF
4 3 (1.47%) XML
4 3 (1.47%) XSLT
5 1 (0.49%) ADSI
5 1 (0.49%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.84%) Management Information System
2 14 (6.86%) Data Centre
3 10 (4.90%) Clustering
4 9 (4.41%) Public Cloud
5 7 (3.43%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.94%) Replication
6 6 (2.94%) Smartphone
7 5 (2.45%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.45%) FMCG
8 4 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.98%) AS400
10 2 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.49%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.49%) PKI
11 1 (0.49%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.49%) Verilog
11 1 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 202 (99.02%) Windows
2 63 (30.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 37 (18.14%) Linux
4 36 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (16.18%) Windows 10
5 33 (16.18%) Windows Server 2016
6 22 (10.78%) Windows 7
7 15 (7.35%) Android
7 15 (7.35%) Windows Server 2019
8 8 (3.92%) Mac OS X
8 8 (3.92%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.45%) SUSE
9 5 (2.45%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.47%) CentOS
10 3 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.98%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (26.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 43 (21.08%) ITIL
3 27 (13.24%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (8.82%) Software Engineering
5 17 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 17 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (7.84%) Service Delivery
7 15 (7.35%) Collaborative Engineering
7 15 (7.35%) Information Management
7 15 (7.35%) ITSM
7 15 (7.35%) Migration
7 15 (7.35%) Problem Management
7 15 (7.35%) Requirements Management
8 14 (6.86%) Service Management
8 14 (6.86%) Time Management
9 10 (4.90%) DevOps
9 10 (4.90%) Line Management
9 10 (4.90%) Proactive Maintenance
9 10 (4.90%) Software Licensing
10 9 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 64 (31.37%) SQL
2 53 (25.98%) PowerShell
3 16 (7.84%) Bash Shell
4 8 (3.92%) T-SQL
5 7 (3.43%) Python
6 4 (1.96%) VBScript
7 3 (1.47%) C#
7 3 (1.47%) Groovy
7 3 (1.47%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.98%) VB
9 1 (0.49%) Perl
9 1 (0.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (4.90%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (4.90%) MCSA
3 7 (3.43%) Degree
4 6 (2.94%) CCNA
4 6 (2.94%) CCNP
5 4 (1.96%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.96%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.98%) MCSE
8 1 (0.49%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.49%) MCITP
8 1 (0.49%) MCP
8 1 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.33%) SLA
2 4 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 113 (55.39%) Active Directory
2 65 (31.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (24.02%) Hyper-V
4 37 (18.14%) vSphere
5 21 (10.29%) XenDesktop
6 13 (6.37%) Xen
7 8 (3.92%) XenApp
8 7 (3.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 7 (3.43%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (3.43%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.98%) Docker
11 1 (0.49%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 33 (16.18%) SCCM
2 22 (10.78%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (6.37%) Ansible
4 10 (4.90%) Terraform
5 6 (2.94%) PaperCut
6 5 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.45%) Salt
7 3 (1.47%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.47%) Consul
7 3 (1.47%) WSUS
8 2 (0.98%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.98%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.98%) Nagios
8 2 (0.98%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 114 (55.88%) Microsoft
2 111 (54.41%) VMware
3 32 (15.69%) Citrix
4 26 (12.75%) Cisco
5 20 (9.80%) Veeam
6 19 (9.31%) Sophos
7 17 (8.33%) IBM
8 16 (7.84%) HP
9 11 (5.39%) Oracle
10 10 (4.90%) Google
11 8 (3.92%) Apple
11 8 (3.92%) NetApp
12 7 (3.43%) Red Hat
13 6 (2.94%) Avaya
13 6 (2.94%) BMC
13 6 (2.94%) McAfee
14 5 (2.45%) Ab Initio
14 5 (2.45%) arcserve
14 5 (2.45%) ServiceNow
14 5 (2.45%) WatchGuard