Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 43 51
Rank change year-on-year +6 +8 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 421 616 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.88% 5.52% 5.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.11% 21.34% 21.24%
Number of salaries quoted 354 525 531
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,275 £24,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1,994 2,887 2,971
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.87% 25.86% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,425 2,062 2,436
East of England median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,230 £24,375
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +17 204 £37,500 -6.25% 30
Cambridgeshire +31 110 £37,250 +6.43% 38
Bedfordshire -21 52 £33,250 -13.07% 8
Essex -33 27 £40,000 +17.65% 17
Norfolk +2 26 £28,405 -17.67% 3
Suffolk +10 2 £47,500 +84.47% 5
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 421 (100.00%) Windows
2 303 (71.97%) Active Directory
3 270 (64.13%) Microsoft
4 238 (56.53%) VMware
5 210 (49.88%) Office 365
6 173 (41.09%) Azure
7 145 (34.44%) MS Exchange
8 144 (34.20%) VMware Infrastructure
9 142 (33.73%) Hyper-V
10 137 (32.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 133 (31.59%) DNS
12 130 (30.88%) Windows Server 2012
13 122 (28.98%) DHCP
14 118 (28.03%) Firewall
15 112 (26.60%) ITIL
15 112 (26.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 99 (23.52%) SQL Server
17 94 (22.33%) PowerShell
18 93 (22.09%) Citrix
19 84 (19.95%) SCCM
20 78 (18.53%) AWS
21 76 (18.05%) Cisco
22 71 (16.86%) Windows 7
23 70 (16.63%) TCP/IP
24 66 (15.68%) Microsoft Office
25 63 (14.96%) Linux
26 60 (14.25%) Exchange Server 2013
27 56 (13.30%) SLA
28 55 (13.06%) Windows 10
29 54 (12.83%) SQL

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
1 145 (34.44%) MS Exchange
2 60 (14.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 49 (11.64%) SharePoint
4 48 (11.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (7.60%) Skype for Business
6 24 (5.70%) IIS
7 12 (2.85%) Apache
7 12 (2.85%) Confluence
8 8 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.48%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.24%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 66 (15.68%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.95%) GNU Octave
5 3 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.48%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.48%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.71%) NetSuite
1 3 (0.71%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.24%) Postilion
2 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 210 (49.88%) Office 365
2 173 (41.09%) Azure
3 78 (18.53%) AWS
4 27 (6.41%) Mimecast
5 25 (5.94%) OneDrive
6 14 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (2.61%) OpenShift
8 9 (2.14%) GCP
9 8 (1.90%) IaaS
9 8 (1.90%) PaaS
10 5 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.95%) Akamai
12 3 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.71%) Power Platform
13 2 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.48%) Yammer
14 1 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
14 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.24%) G Suite
14 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 133 (31.59%) DNS
2 122 (28.98%) DHCP
3 118 (28.03%) Firewall
4 70 (16.63%) TCP/IP
5 53 (12.59%) LAN
6 51 (12.11%) WAN
7 45 (10.69%) Skype
8 40 (9.50%) VLAN
9 29 (6.89%) SAN
10 28 (6.65%) VPN
11 27 (6.41%) NetScaler
12 20 (4.75%) iSCSI
13 18 (4.28%) Wireless
14 15 (3.56%) BIG-IP
14 15 (3.56%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (2.61%) Cisco Nexus
15 11 (2.61%) FabricPath
16 8 (1.90%) Network Security
16 8 (1.90%) VoIP
17 6 (1.43%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (23.52%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.95%) GIS
3 4 (0.95%) MySQL
3 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.48%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (0.48%) Power BI
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.24%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.24%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.24%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 21 (4.99%) JIRA
2 19 (4.51%) Octopus Deploy
3 15 (3.56%) Visual Studio Team System
4 11 (2.61%) Sonatype Nexus
5 10 (2.38%) Selenium
6 8 (1.90%) Appium
6 8 (1.90%) JMeter
6 8 (1.90%) SoapUI
6 8 (1.90%) SpecFlow
6 8 (1.90%) WebDriver
7 4 (0.95%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.24%) Hudson
8 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.24%) MSI
General
1 35 (8.31%) Finance
2 20 (4.75%) Retail
3 13 (3.09%) Public Sector
4 12 (2.85%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.90%) Automotive
6 4 (0.95%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.48%) French Language
7 2 (0.48%) German Language
7 2 (0.48%) Legal
8 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.24%) Electronics
8 1 (0.24%) Housing Association
8 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 88 (20.90%) Analyst
2 72 (17.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 48 (11.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 41 (9.74%) 2nd Line Support
4 41 (9.74%) IT Support
5 35 (8.31%) Support Engineer
6 32 (7.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 30 (7.13%) Support Analyst
8 25 (5.94%) Service Desk Support
9 24 (5.70%) IT Analyst
10 23 (5.46%) IT Engineer
11 22 (5.23%) Administrator
12 21 (4.99%) Field Engineer
13 20 (4.75%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 20 (4.75%) IT Support Analyst
13 20 (4.75%) Systems Administrator
14 19 (4.51%) 3rd Line Support
15 17 (4.04%) Infrastructure Support
16 16 (3.80%) Network Engineer
17 14 (3.33%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.99%) Web Services
2 9 (2.14%) SOAP
3 5 (1.19%) .NET
4 2 (0.48%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.48%) MAPI
5 1 (0.24%) CSS
5 1 (0.24%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.24%) HTML
5 1 (0.24%) libvirt
5 1 (0.24%) OLE
5 1 (0.24%) REST
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.24%) Serverless Framework
5 1 (0.24%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.21%) Data Centre
2 25 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.23%) Self-Motivation
4 20 (4.75%) Hybrid Cloud
4 20 (4.75%) Replication
5 16 (3.80%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.61%) CCTV
7 9 (2.14%) User Experience
8 8 (1.90%) Fat Client
8 8 (1.90%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.43%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.43%) PKI
10 4 (0.95%) Clustering
10 4 (0.95%) EPoS
10 4 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.71%) NHS
12 2 (0.48%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.48%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 421 (100.00%) Windows
2 137 (32.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 130 (30.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 71 (16.86%) Windows 7
5 63 (14.96%) Linux
6 55 (13.06%) Windows 10
7 37 (8.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (7.13%) Windows 8
9 20 (4.75%) Mac OS X
10 19 (4.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (3.56%) Android
11 15 (3.56%) Ubuntu
11 15 (3.56%) Windows Vista
12 13 (3.09%) CentOS
13 11 (2.61%) SUSE
14 6 (1.43%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.43%) Mac OS
15 5 (1.19%) Debian
15 5 (1.19%) Unix
15 5 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (26.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 112 (26.60%) ITIL
2 53 (12.59%) Problem-Solving
3 42 (9.98%) Service Management
4 39 (9.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 32 (7.60%) DevOps
6 27 (6.41%) Change Management
7 25 (5.94%) Mentoring
7 25 (5.94%) Patch Management
8 24 (5.70%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (5.23%) Deployment Automation
9 22 (5.23%) Migration
9 22 (5.23%) Problem Management
10 20 (4.75%) Time Management
11 18 (4.28%) ITSM
11 18 (4.28%) Server Management
12 17 (4.04%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (4.04%) Project Delivery
13 16 (3.80%) Cybersecurity
13 16 (3.80%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (22.33%) PowerShell
2 54 (12.83%) SQL
3 18 (4.28%) VBScript
4 17 (4.04%) Python
5 16 (3.80%) T-SQL
6 11 (2.61%) C
6 11 (2.61%) Ruby
7 9 (2.14%) C#
8 4 (0.95%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.95%) MATLAB
8 4 (0.95%) Perl
8 4 (0.95%) R
8 4 (0.95%) VB
9 1 (0.24%) C++
9 1 (0.24%) Java
9 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.24%) PHP
9 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (12.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (7.36%) MCSA
3 27 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (5.94%) CCNA
5 21 (4.99%) Citrix Certification
6 20 (4.75%) MCSE
6 20 (4.75%) Security Cleared
7 19 (4.51%) SC Cleared
8 16 (3.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (3.33%) Degree
10 13 (3.09%) MCP
11 12 (2.85%) DBS Check
12 11 (2.61%) CCAA
13 7 (1.66%) HND
13 7 (1.66%) MCTS
14 6 (1.43%) HNC
15 5 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 4 (0.95%) CCNP
17 3 (0.71%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (13.30%) SLA
2 19 (4.51%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.90%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (1.66%) COBIT
4 7 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.71%) GDPR
6 2 (0.48%) QA
7 1 (0.24%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.24%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 303 (71.97%) Active Directory
2 144 (34.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 142 (33.73%) Hyper-V
4 42 (9.98%) vSphere
5 40 (9.50%) XenApp
6 24 (5.70%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (4.51%) Virtual Machines
7 19 (4.51%) Virtual Servers
8 16 (3.80%) Docker
9 15 (3.56%) XenDesktop
10 13 (3.09%) VMware NSX
11 12 (2.85%) KVM
12 10 (2.38%) DFS Replication
13 8 (1.90%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.95%) BitLocker
14 4 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
15 3 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
16 2 (0.48%) Firmware
17 1 (0.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 84 (19.95%) SCCM
2 24 (5.70%) SCOM
3 21 (4.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 18 (4.28%) SCOrch
5 16 (3.80%) Puppet
6 15 (3.56%) Ansible
6 15 (3.56%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (3.09%) Docker Swarm
7 13 (3.09%) Kubernetes
8 12 (2.85%) HP Data Protector
8 12 (2.85%) Terraform
9 11 (2.61%) vRealize
10 9 (2.14%) Microsoft Intune
10 9 (2.14%) WSUS
11 7 (1.66%) Nessus
12 6 (1.43%) AirWatch
13 5 (1.19%) Jamf Pro
13 5 (1.19%) vCenter Server
14 4 (0.95%) Backup Exec
14 4 (0.95%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 270 (64.13%) Microsoft
2 238 (56.53%) VMware
3 93 (22.09%) Citrix
4 76 (18.05%) Cisco
5 32 (7.60%) HP
6 24 (5.70%) Symantec
6 24 (5.70%) Veeam
7 21 (4.99%) Apple
8 19 (4.51%) CommVault
8 19 (4.51%) Ivanti
8 19 (4.51%) Zscaler
9 17 (4.04%) NetApp
10 16 (3.80%) Dell
10 16 (3.80%) F5
10 16 (3.80%) SonicWALL
11 13 (3.09%) Sophos
12 10 (2.38%) Nimble Storage
12 10 (2.38%) Oracle
13 9 (2.14%) Atlassian
13 9 (2.14%) Palo Alto