Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 48 45
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 610 674 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.80% 5.83% 5.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.14% 21.73% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 512 578 578
East of England median annual salary £36,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.37% -8.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,525 £22,750 £23,651
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -1.30%

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 2,636 3,102 3,187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 25.08% 26.83% 24.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,930 2,575 2,670
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £24,475 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +0.56%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -9 271 £38,685 +3.16% 43
Cambridgeshire +21 131 £35,000 - 27
Essex +12 101 £30,950 -31.22% 13
Bedfordshire +12 74 £40,000 +15.94% 8
Norfolk +16 22 £34,068 +4.83% 4
Suffolk -4 15 £25,500 -15.00% 4
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 606 (99.34%) Windows
2 354 (58.03%) Active Directory
3 324 (53.11%) VMware
4 302 (49.51%) Microsoft
5 234 (38.36%) Office 365
6 186 (30.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 170 (27.87%) VMware Infrastructure
8 149 (24.43%) Microsoft Azure
9 134 (21.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 133 (21.80%) Linux
10 133 (21.80%) SQL
11 131 (21.48%) Hyper-V
12 129 (21.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 127 (20.82%) DNS
14 124 (20.33%) ITIL
15 123 (20.16%) MS Exchange
16 122 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
16 122 (20.00%) Firewall
17 119 (19.51%) PowerShell
18 114 (18.69%) Citrix
19 112 (18.36%) SQL Server
20 104 (17.05%) Windows 10
21 98 (16.07%) Windows 7
22 93 (15.25%) TCP/IP
23 90 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
24 82 (13.44%) DHCP
25 78 (12.79%) SCCM
26 77 (12.62%) vSphere
27 75 (12.30%) SAN
28 72 (11.80%) Cisco

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
1 123 (20.16%) MS Exchange
2 43 (7.05%) SharePoint
3 40 (6.56%) IIS
4 32 (5.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (4.10%) Skype for Business
6 24 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (2.79%) OpenStack
8 15 (2.46%) Confluence
9 14 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
10 12 (1.97%) Apache
10 12 (1.97%) WebSphere
11 9 (1.48%) Tomcat
12 8 (1.31%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (0.98%) JBoss
14 3 (0.49%) Umbraco
15 2 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.33%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.33%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 122 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.31%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.33%) Windchill
6 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (0.98%) Documaker
2 5 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.66%) C-CURE
3 4 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.33%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.16%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.16%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.16%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 234 (38.36%) Office 365
2 149 (24.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (9.67%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (2.79%) IaaS
5 16 (2.62%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (1.48%) Mimecast
8 7 (1.15%) G Suite
8 7 (1.15%) PaaS
8 7 (1.15%) SaaS
9 6 (0.98%) GitHub
10 3 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.33%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 127 (20.82%) DNS
2 122 (20.00%) Firewall
3 93 (15.25%) TCP/IP
4 82 (13.44%) DHCP
5 75 (12.30%) SAN
6 69 (11.31%) VPN
7 57 (9.34%) VLAN
8 53 (8.69%) LAN
9 51 (8.36%) WAN
10 25 (4.10%) iSCSI
11 21 (3.44%) Fibre Channel
11 21 (3.44%) NAS
11 21 (3.44%) Network Security
12 20 (3.28%) VoIP
13 18 (2.95%) Cisco ASA
14 17 (2.79%) Skype
15 15 (2.46%) SSL
16 14 (2.30%) Cisco IOS
17 13 (2.13%) FTP
17 13 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (18.36%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.95%) MySQL
3 16 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (1.97%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (1.31%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (1.15%) RDBMS
7 6 (0.98%) MongoDB
7 6 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (0.98%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.33%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.16%) Power BI
11 1 (0.16%) QlikView
11 1 (0.16%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 18 (2.95%) JIRA
2 14 (2.30%) Git (software)
3 11 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (1.48%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.15%) Bitbucket
6 6 (0.98%) Gerrit
6 6 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (0.82%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.66%) Ant
8 4 (0.66%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.33%) Subversion
9 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.16%) GitLab
10 1 (0.16%) MSI
10 1 (0.16%) Selenium
General
1 61 (10.00%) Finance
2 54 (8.85%) Retail
3 14 (2.30%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.13%) Electronics
5 12 (1.97%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.64%) Back Office
7 9 (1.48%) Banking
8 8 (1.31%) Local Government
9 7 (1.15%) Automotive
10 5 (0.82%) Marketing
11 3 (0.49%) German Language
12 2 (0.33%) Billing
12 2 (0.33%) French Language
12 2 (0.33%) Legal
13 1 (0.16%) Advertising
13 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 127 (20.82%) Analyst
2 115 (18.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 109 (17.87%) Support Engineer
4 72 (11.80%) 2nd Line Support
5 61 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 60 (9.84%) IT Support
7 53 (8.69%) Windows Engineer
8 49 (8.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 49 (8.03%) IT Engineer
9 40 (6.56%) Consultant
10 36 (5.90%) 3rd Line Support
10 36 (5.90%) Server Engineer
11 35 (5.74%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 35 (5.74%) Administrator
11 35 (5.74%) IT Analyst
12 32 (5.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 31 (5.08%) Systems Administrator
14 30 (4.92%) Windows Server Engineer
15 27 (4.43%) Desktop Support
15 27 (4.43%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (4.75%) .NET
2 27 (4.43%) Web Services
3 25 (4.10%) HTML
4 17 (2.79%) CSS
5 16 (2.62%) ASP.NET
5 16 (2.62%) Flash
6 14 (2.30%) jQuery
7 12 (1.97%) .NET Framework
7 12 (1.97%) LAMP
8 10 (1.64%) RESTful
9 9 (1.48%) AngularJS
9 9 (1.48%) Middleware
10 8 (1.31%) Hibernate
11 7 (1.15%) Ajax
11 7 (1.15%) HTML5
11 7 (1.15%) XML
12 6 (0.98%) Java EE
12 6 (0.98%) SOAP
12 6 (0.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (0.98%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.67%) Data Centre
2 35 (5.74%) Self-Motivation
3 27 (4.43%) Management Information System
4 26 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (3.93%) Driving Licence
6 15 (2.46%) Replication
7 10 (1.64%) Public Cloud
8 9 (1.48%) CCTV
9 8 (1.31%) NHS
9 8 (1.31%) Smartphone
10 7 (1.15%) Cloud Native
10 7 (1.15%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.15%) iPad
10 7 (1.15%) iPhone
10 7 (1.15%) iSeries
10 7 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (0.98%) Clustering
11 6 (0.98%) Fintech
12 5 (0.82%) Blackberry
12 5 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 606 (99.34%) Windows
2 186 (30.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 134 (21.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 133 (21.80%) Linux
5 104 (17.05%) Windows 10
6 98 (16.07%) Windows 7
7 38 (6.23%) Windows 8
8 32 (5.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (4.26%) CentOS
10 22 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (3.44%) Android
12 20 (3.28%) Windows XP
13 19 (3.11%) Ubuntu
14 17 (2.79%) Unix
15 16 (2.62%) Apple iOS
16 12 (1.97%) Mac OS X
17 11 (1.80%) Debian
18 8 (1.31%) AIX
19 6 (0.98%) Solaris
20 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (21.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 124 (20.33%) ITIL
3 56 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (7.54%) Problem-Solving
5 43 (7.05%) Change Management
6 42 (6.89%) Cybersecurity
7 33 (5.41%) Project Management
8 31 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 29 (4.75%) DevOps
9 29 (4.75%) Incident Management
10 27 (4.43%) Service Delivery
11 24 (3.93%) Vulnerability Management
12 23 (3.77%) High Availability
12 23 (3.77%) Service Management
13 22 (3.61%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (3.61%) Line Management
13 22 (3.61%) Root Cause Analysis
14 21 (3.44%) E-Commerce
14 21 (3.44%) Presales
15 19 (3.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 133 (21.80%) SQL
2 119 (19.51%) PowerShell
3 51 (8.36%) JavaScript
4 43 (7.05%) Python
5 22 (3.61%) Java
6 20 (3.28%) Bash Shell
7 18 (2.95%) PHP
8 15 (2.46%) C#
9 13 (2.13%) Perl
9 13 (2.13%) VBScript
10 10 (1.64%) T-SQL
10 10 (1.64%) VBA
11 9 (1.48%) C++
11 9 (1.48%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.31%) ANSI SQL
13 3 (0.49%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 90 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (6.89%) Degree
3 41 (6.72%) CCNA
3 41 (6.72%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (6.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 40 (6.56%) MCSA
5 36 (5.90%) MCSE
6 27 (4.43%) MCITP
7 23 (3.77%) MCP
8 19 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
9 17 (2.79%) CCNP
10 13 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
11 11 (1.80%) CCA
11 11 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
11 11 (1.80%) Security Cleared
12 8 (1.31%) A+ Certification
12 8 (1.31%) CISM
12 8 (1.31%) CISSP
12 8 (1.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 8 (1.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (8.69%) SLA
2 16 (2.62%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.48%) GDPR
3 9 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (0.98%) PMO
5 3 (0.49%) QA
5 3 (0.49%) WAI
6 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 354 (58.03%) Active Directory
2 170 (27.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 131 (21.48%) Hyper-V
4 77 (12.62%) vSphere
5 49 (8.03%) XenApp
6 34 (5.57%) XenDesktop
7 30 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (3.44%) Terminal Services
8 21 (3.44%) Virtual Machines
9 19 (3.11%) Docker
10 14 (2.30%) XenServer
11 12 (1.97%) VMware Workstation
12 11 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (1.48%) BitLocker
14 7 (1.15%) DFS Replication
14 7 (1.15%) Samba
14 7 (1.15%) VirtualBox
15 5 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 5 (0.82%) VMware NSX
16 3 (0.49%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 78 (12.79%) SCCM
2 35 (5.74%) SCOM
3 26 (4.26%) Backup Exec
4 23 (3.77%) Puppet
5 19 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (2.62%) vRealize
7 15 (2.46%) NetBackup
8 14 (2.30%) Ansible
8 14 (2.30%) Kubernetes
9 13 (2.13%) SCVMM
10 11 (1.80%) WSUS
11 10 (1.64%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 8 (1.31%) FortiGate
12 8 (1.31%) Nagios
12 8 (1.31%) PowerCLI
13 7 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
14 6 (0.98%) Grafana
14 6 (0.98%) Rancher
14 6 (0.98%) Sysdig
15 5 (0.82%) QRadar
Vendors
1 324 (53.11%) VMware
2 302 (49.51%) Microsoft
3 114 (18.69%) Citrix
4 72 (11.80%) Cisco
5 50 (8.20%) Veeam
6 48 (7.87%) HP
7 33 (5.41%) Sophos
8 32 (5.25%) Symantec
9 26 (4.26%) NetApp
10 23 (3.77%) Oracle
11 22 (3.61%) Apple
11 22 (3.61%) Dell
11 22 (3.61%) IBM
12 21 (3.44%) Red Hat
13 18 (2.95%) Google
14 17 (2.79%) Avaya
15 15 (2.46%) EMC
15 15 (2.46%) Meraki
15 15 (2.46%) Remedy
16 14 (2.30%) ServiceNow