Period
to 7 July 2020

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 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > East of England
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 30 36 46
Rank change year-on-year +6 +10 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 261 460 700
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 7.25% 6.05% 5.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.77% 21.89% 20.61%
Number of salaries quoted 228 392 659
Median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £25,940 £23,550 £23,700
90th Percentile £52,500 £60,000 £61,250
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 975 2,101 3,397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.07% 27.64% 27.40%
Number of salaries quoted 792 1,572 2,512
Median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £77,375 £65,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 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 7 July 2020.

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 7 July 2020. 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 +2 109 £32,500 -18.75%
Cambridgeshire +39 80 £41,250 +17.86% 9
Essex +13 50 £45,000 +14.32% 4
Bedfordshire +2 10 £27,000 -20.59%
Norfolk -3 10 £25,000 -10.67%
Suffolk +12 2 £35,000 -33.33%
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, 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.

1 261 (100.00%) Windows
2 190 (72.80%) Active Directory
3 166 (63.60%) Office 365
4 164 (62.84%) Microsoft
5 130 (49.81%) VMware
6 127 (48.66%) Azure
7 96 (36.78%) Firewall
8 92 (35.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 86 (32.95%) DNS
10 85 (32.57%) Hyper-V
11 79 (30.27%) DHCP
12 76 (29.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 65 (24.90%) SQL Server
14 61 (23.37%) Windows Server 2008
14 61 (23.37%) Windows Server 2016
15 58 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
16 56 (21.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 55 (21.07%) TCP/IP
18 54 (20.69%) SharePoint
18 54 (20.69%) Microsoft Office
18 54 (20.69%) AWS
19 50 (19.16%) SQL
19 50 (19.16%) vSphere
20 49 (18.77%) MS Exchange
21 48 (18.39%) Windows 10
22 47 (18.01%) Citrix
23 46 (17.62%) LAN
24 43 (16.48%) VPN
25 42 (16.09%) PowerShell
26 41 (15.71%) HP

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 54 (20.69%) SharePoint
2 49 (18.77%) MS Exchange
3 36 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (5.75%) IIS
6 12 (4.60%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.77%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.38%) Apache
8 1 (0.38%) Confluence
8 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 54 (20.69%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.15%) NetSuite
2 3 (1.15%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 166 (63.60%) Office 365
2 127 (48.66%) Azure
3 54 (20.69%) AWS
4 26 (9.96%) OneDrive
5 13 (4.98%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (3.45%) GCP
6 9 (3.45%) Mimecast
7 4 (1.53%) IaaS
7 4 (1.53%) Power Platform
7 4 (1.53%) PowerApps
7 4 (1.53%) SaaS
8 3 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.38%) G Suite
9 1 (0.38%) PaaS
9 1 (0.38%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 96 (36.78%) Firewall
2 86 (32.95%) DNS
3 79 (30.27%) DHCP
4 55 (21.07%) TCP/IP
5 46 (17.62%) LAN
6 43 (16.48%) VPN
7 39 (14.94%) WAN
8 31 (11.88%) SAN
9 23 (8.81%) VoIP
9 23 (8.81%) Wi-Fi
9 23 (8.81%) Wireless
10 18 (6.90%) Internet
11 17 (6.51%) Skype
11 17 (6.51%) VLAN
12 15 (5.75%) Network Security
13 12 (4.60%) Remote Desktop
14 11 (4.21%) PBX
15 8 (3.07%) Cisco Wireless
16 3 (1.15%) IP Telephony
16 3 (1.15%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (24.90%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.28%) SQL Server 2016
3 14 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (1.15%) MySQL
6 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (4.21%) JIRA
2 5 (1.92%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.77%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.77%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (0.77%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.38%) Subversion
4 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (3.83%) Retail
1 10 (3.83%) Telecoms
2 7 (2.68%) Finance
3 6 (2.30%) Law
4 2 (0.77%) Back Office
5 1 (0.38%) Advertising
5 1 (0.38%) French Language
5 1 (0.38%) German Language
5 1 (0.38%) Local Government
5 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 53 (20.31%) IT Support
2 52 (19.92%) Support Engineer
3 50 (19.16%) IT Engineer
4 48 (18.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 36 (13.79%) Analyst
6 27 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
7 26 (9.96%) IT Support Engineer
8 25 (9.58%) 3rd Line Support
9 23 (8.81%) Network Engineer
10 22 (8.43%) Support Analyst
11 20 (7.66%) Network Support
12 19 (7.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 19 (7.28%) Server Support
12 19 (7.28%) VMware Engineer
13 17 (6.51%) Server Engineer
14 16 (6.13%) Windows Engineer
15 15 (5.75%) Cloud Engineer
16 14 (5.36%) Administrator
16 14 (5.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 13 (4.98%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.98%) Web Services
2 11 (4.21%) WSH
3 8 (3.07%) .NET
4 7 (2.68%) ASP.NET
4 7 (2.68%) HTML
5 6 (2.30%) CSS
6 4 (1.53%) XML
6 4 (1.53%) XSLT
7 3 (1.15%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.15%) EDI
7 3 (1.15%) jQuery
7 3 (1.15%) SOAP
8 2 (0.77%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (0.77%) Entity Framework
8 2 (0.77%) JSON
8 2 (0.77%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (0.77%) REST
8 2 (0.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (0.77%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.13%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.98%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (3.83%) Replication
5 8 (3.07%) Life Science
6 7 (2.68%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.30%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.30%) FMCG
8 4 (1.53%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.15%) BBC
9 3 (1.15%) HP Storage
9 3 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.77%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.77%) Clustering
10 2 (0.77%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.38%) Handset
11 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.38%) NHS
11 1 (0.38%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 261 (100.00%) Windows
2 76 (29.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 61 (23.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (23.37%) Windows Server 2016
4 48 (18.39%) Windows 10
5 37 (14.18%) Linux
6 32 (12.26%) Windows Server 2019
7 25 (9.58%) Windows 7
8 11 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (3.45%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.92%) Android
11 4 (1.53%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.15%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.15%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.77%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.77%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.38%) CentOS
14 1 (0.38%) Solaris
14 1 (0.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
2 56 (21.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 27 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (9.96%) Project Delivery
5 23 (8.81%) Patch Management
6 22 (8.43%) ITIL
7 18 (6.90%) Change Management
7 18 (6.90%) Incident Management
8 17 (6.51%) Service Delivery
9 16 (6.13%) Cybersecurity
9 16 (6.13%) Root Cause Analysis
9 16 (6.13%) Server Management
10 13 (4.98%) Decision-Making
11 12 (4.60%) Migration
11 12 (4.60%) Project Management
12 11 (4.21%) Antivirus Management
12 11 (4.21%) Computer Science
12 11 (4.21%) Network Management
13 10 (3.83%) Capacity Planning
13 10 (3.83%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (19.16%) SQL
2 42 (16.09%) PowerShell
3 11 (4.21%) VBScript
4 9 (3.45%) VBA
5 8 (3.07%) C#
6 7 (2.68%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.68%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.92%) Perl
8 3 (1.15%) VB
9 2 (0.77%) C
9 2 (0.77%) Java
9 2 (0.77%) PHP
9 2 (0.77%) Python
9 2 (0.77%) XPath
10 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (8.05%) Degree
2 16 (6.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (4.98%) MCSA
4 11 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (4.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (3.07%) MCSE
5 8 (3.07%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.68%) MCP
7 5 (1.92%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.77%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.38%) CCNA
9 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.38%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (12.26%) SLA
2 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.77%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 190 (72.80%) Active Directory
2 92 (35.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (32.57%) Hyper-V
4 50 (19.16%) vSphere
5 25 (9.58%) XenApp
6 12 (4.60%) Virtual Servers
6 12 (4.60%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (4.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 8 (3.07%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (1.53%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.15%) pfSense
10 3 (1.15%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.15%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.77%) Docker
12 1 (0.38%) iptables
12 1 (0.38%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (8.81%) SCCM
2 14 (5.36%) WSUS
3 6 (2.30%) Backup Exec
3 6 (2.30%) Terraform
4 5 (1.92%) Ansible
5 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (1.15%) vRealize
7 2 (0.77%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (0.77%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.77%) SCOM
7 2 (0.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.38%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.38%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.38%) PaperCut
8 1 (0.38%) Puppet
8 1 (0.38%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 164 (62.84%) Microsoft
2 130 (49.81%) VMware
3 47 (18.01%) Citrix
4 41 (15.71%) HP
5 36 (13.79%) Cisco
6 20 (7.66%) Sophos
7 19 (7.28%) Veeam
8 11 (4.21%) SonicWALL
9 10 (3.83%) Google
9 10 (3.83%) Mitel
10 9 (3.45%) NetApp
11 6 (2.30%) Asigra
11 6 (2.30%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.53%) Brocade
12 4 (1.53%) IBM
12 4 (1.53%) Oracle
12 4 (1.53%) SolarWinds
13 3 (1.15%) Ivanti
13 3 (1.15%) JD Edwards
13 3 (1.15%) Northgate