Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > East of England
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 46 34
Rank change year-on-year -7 -12 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 610 667 952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.03% 5.13% 6.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.82% 21.09% 24.21%
Number of salaries quoted 516 583 841
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +3.90% +6.21%
10th Percentile £22,250 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,125 £55,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +2.67%

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 3241 3162 3932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.74% 24.34% 25.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2624 2616 3242
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £23,250 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 2017. 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 +11 322 £39,500 -5.95% 23
Cambridgeshire -53 125 £33,500 -4.29% 11
Essex -12 69 £37,240 -12.38% 5
Bedfordshire +29 49 £31,750 -25.29% 3
Norfolk +29 30 £32,500 +1.56% 3
Suffolk +2 16 £29,000 -17.14% 2
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 603 (98.85%) Windows
2 345 (56.56%) Active Directory
3 326 (53.44%) Microsoft
4 304 (49.84%) VMware
5 206 (33.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 193 (31.64%) MS Exchange
7 183 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 165 (27.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 159 (26.07%) Office 365
10 151 (24.75%) Firewall
11 137 (22.46%) SQL Server
11 137 (22.46%) Cisco
12 133 (21.80%) Hyper-V
13 131 (21.48%) Citrix
14 127 (20.82%) ITIL
15 126 (20.66%) DNS
16 124 (20.33%) Linux
17 123 (20.16%) SAN
18 119 (19.51%) Microsoft Office
19 109 (17.87%) DHCP
20 104 (17.05%) Microsoft Azure
21 98 (16.07%) Microsoft Certification
22 97 (15.90%) Windows 7
23 90 (14.75%) VPN
24 88 (14.43%) WAN
25 87 (14.26%) SQL
26 86 (14.10%) LAN
26 86 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2010
27 83 (13.61%) TCP/IP
28 80 (13.11%) PowerShell

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
1 193 (31.64%) MS Exchange
2 86 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (8.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 47 (7.70%) Skype for Business
5 41 (6.72%) IIS
6 26 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 25 (4.10%) SharePoint
8 22 (3.61%) CMS
9 20 (3.28%) Apache
10 12 (1.97%) Confluence
11 7 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.82%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.49%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.49%) JBoss
14 2 (0.33%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.33%) WebSphere Portal
15 1 (0.16%) Drupal
15 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 119 (19.51%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.82%) SOLIDWORKS
4 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.82%) Sage 200
3 4 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.49%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.33%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.33%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.16%) Orchard Housing
6 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.16%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 159 (26.07%) Office 365
2 104 (17.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (2.46%) Mimecast
5 13 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (1.97%) PaaS
7 11 (1.80%) SaaS
8 9 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.66%) IaaS
10 2 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.16%) G Suite
11 1 (0.16%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 151 (24.75%) Firewall
2 126 (20.66%) DNS
3 123 (20.16%) SAN
4 109 (17.87%) DHCP
5 90 (14.75%) VPN
6 88 (14.43%) WAN
7 86 (14.10%) LAN
8 83 (13.61%) TCP/IP
9 60 (9.84%) VoIP
10 34 (5.57%) VLAN
11 32 (5.25%) Skype
12 20 (3.28%) Internet
13 17 (2.79%) NAS
13 17 (2.79%) Remote Desktop
14 16 (2.62%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (2.62%) iSCSI
14 16 (2.62%) Unified Communications
15 15 (2.46%) MPLS
16 13 (2.13%) Wireless
17 12 (1.97%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (22.46%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (4.26%) MySQL
4 14 (2.30%) Oracle Database
4 14 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (1.97%) SQL Server 2014
6 11 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
7 10 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (0.98%) GIS
9 4 (0.66%) Geospatial Data
9 4 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.49%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (0.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (2.13%) JIRA
2 10 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.82%) MSI
4 3 (0.49%) AdminStudio
4 3 (0.49%) PROIV
4 3 (0.49%) Subversion
4 3 (0.49%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.49%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.16%) Hudson
5 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.16%) JUnit
5 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
General
1 51 (8.36%) Finance
2 36 (5.90%) Telecoms
3 20 (3.28%) Games
3 20 (3.28%) Retail
4 18 (2.95%) Back Office
5 16 (2.62%) Military
6 12 (1.97%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.80%) Multimedia
8 8 (1.31%) Marketing
9 5 (0.82%) Advertising
9 5 (0.82%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.33%) Front Office
11 1 (0.16%) Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Billing
11 1 (0.16%) Electronics
11 1 (0.16%) Legal
11 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 125 (20.49%) Support Engineer
2 118 (19.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 103 (16.89%) Analyst
4 86 (14.10%) IT Support
5 83 (13.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 70 (11.48%) IT Engineer
7 65 (10.66%) Support Analyst
8 60 (9.84%) 2nd Line Support
9 51 (8.36%) 3rd Line Support
10 49 (8.03%) IT Support Engineer
11 47 (7.70%) Developer
12 44 (7.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 40 (6.56%) Infrastructure Support
14 36 (5.90%) Windows Engineer
15 32 (5.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 32 (5.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
16 29 (4.75%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
17 28 (4.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 26 (4.26%) IT Manager
19 24 (3.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (7.21%) .NET
2 38 (6.23%) ASP.NET
3 37 (6.07%) HTML
4 23 (3.77%) CSS
4 23 (3.77%) XML
5 22 (3.61%) AngularJS
5 22 (3.61%) Web Services
6 18 (2.95%) .NET Framework
7 12 (1.97%) EDI
8 9 (1.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (1.48%) WCF
9 8 (1.31%) Hibernate
9 8 (1.31%) JavaBeans
9 8 (1.31%) Spring
10 7 (1.15%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (1.15%) LAMP
10 7 (1.15%) RESTful
11 6 (0.98%) CakePHP
11 6 (0.98%) Middleware
11 6 (0.98%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.69%) Analytical Skills
1 53 (8.69%) Data Centre
2 34 (5.57%) Management Information System
3 21 (3.44%) Driving Licence
4 20 (3.28%) Client/Server
5 19 (3.11%) Computer Science
6 11 (1.80%) Replication
7 9 (1.48%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (1.31%) iPhone
8 8 (1.31%) Smartphone
9 7 (1.15%) Handset
9 7 (1.15%) User Experience
10 6 (0.98%) EPoS
10 6 (0.98%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.82%) Clustering
11 5 (0.82%) CMDB
11 5 (0.82%) Fat Client
11 5 (0.82%) Thin Client
12 4 (0.66%) Analytical Mindset
13 3 (0.49%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 603 (98.85%) Windows
2 183 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 165 (27.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 124 (20.33%) Linux
5 97 (15.90%) Windows 7
6 63 (10.33%) Windows 10
7 37 (6.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 35 (5.74%) Unix
9 33 (5.41%) Windows 8
10 19 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (3.11%) Windows XP
11 13 (2.13%) CentOS
11 13 (2.13%) Mac OS X
12 11 (1.80%) Apple iOS
13 10 (1.64%) Mac OS
14 8 (1.31%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.82%) Android
15 5 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.49%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (20.82%) ITIL
2 77 (12.62%) Disaster Recovery
3 59 (9.67%) Change Management
4 35 (5.74%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (5.41%) CRM
6 32 (5.25%) Problem Management
7 31 (5.08%) Kalman Filter
8 29 (4.75%) Information Security
9 28 (4.59%) Service Delivery
10 23 (3.77%) E-Commerce
10 23 (3.77%) ERP
10 23 (3.77%) PRINCE2
10 23 (3.77%) Server Virtualisation
11 22 (3.61%) DevOps
12 21 (3.44%) Migration
12 21 (3.44%) Server Building
13 20 (3.28%) Coaching
13 20 (3.28%) Incident Management
13 20 (3.28%) Process Improvement
14 19 (3.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 87 (14.26%) SQL
2 80 (13.11%) PowerShell
3 51 (8.36%) C#
4 31 (5.08%) Java
5 29 (4.75%) JavaScript
6 18 (2.95%) PHP
7 17 (2.79%) VBScript
8 15 (2.46%) C
9 13 (2.13%) T-SQL
10 12 (1.97%) VB
11 11 (1.80%) VB.NET
11 11 (1.80%) VBA
12 6 (0.98%) C++
13 5 (0.82%) Python
13 5 (0.82%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.49%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.33%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.33%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.33%) Scala
15 2 (0.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 98 (16.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (10.82%) Cisco Certification
3 62 (10.16%) CCNA
4 59 (9.67%) Degree
5 49 (8.03%) MCSE
6 34 (5.57%) MCSA
7 28 (4.59%) MCITP
7 28 (4.59%) MCP
8 20 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (2.30%) CISSP
9 14 (2.30%) Citrix Certification
10 13 (2.13%) CCAA
10 13 (2.13%) CCNP
10 13 (2.13%) MCTS
11 11 (1.80%) CISM
12 10 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
13 9 (1.48%) A+ Certification
13 9 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (1.48%) Security Cleared
14 7 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (10.00%) SLA
2 55 (9.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.79%) PCI DSS
4 16 (2.62%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 6 (0.98%) GDPR
6 3 (0.49%) HL7
6 3 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.33%) QA
8 1 (0.16%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 345 (56.56%) Active Directory
2 206 (33.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 133 (21.80%) Hyper-V
4 52 (8.52%) vSphere
5 38 (6.23%) XenApp
6 33 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (2.79%) Terminal Services
8 11 (1.80%) Xen
8 11 (1.80%) XenDesktop
9 10 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (0.82%) Docker
13 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.49%) XenServer
14 2 (0.33%) vCloud
14 2 (0.33%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.33%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.16%) KVM
Systems Management
1 33 (5.41%) SCCM
2 18 (2.95%) WSUS
3 14 (2.30%) Ansible
3 14 (2.30%) SCOM
4 13 (2.13%) Backup Exec
4 13 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.80%) Puppet
6 9 (1.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (1.31%) vCenter Server
8 5 (0.82%) Kubernetes
9 4 (0.66%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.49%) WMI
11 2 (0.33%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.16%) Cisco CME
12 1 (0.16%) Nagios
12 1 (0.16%) Salt
12 1 (0.16%) vRealize
Vendors
1 326 (53.44%) Microsoft
2 304 (49.84%) VMware
3 137 (22.46%) Cisco
4 131 (21.48%) Citrix
5 66 (10.82%) HP
6 35 (5.74%) Oracle
7 33 (5.41%) Dell
8 32 (5.25%) NetApp
9 29 (4.75%) Veeam
10 27 (4.43%) IBM
11 16 (2.62%) Adobe
11 16 (2.62%) Apple
11 16 (2.62%) Avaya
11 16 (2.62%) WatchGuard
11 16 (2.62%) Xerox
12 14 (2.30%) SonicWALL
13 12 (1.97%) Red Hat
14 11 (1.80%) Sophos
14 11 (1.80%) Symantec
15 9 (1.48%) SAP