Period
to 22 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Windows Server 2016 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2016 over the 6 months to 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2016
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 356 296 234
Rank change year-on-year -60 -62 +51
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2016 991 617 1,710
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.89% 1.08% 1.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.75% 5.28% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 791 496 1,460
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,750 £24,000
25th Percentile £28,500 £31,250 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% -6.25%
75th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £50,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,125 £62,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%

Windows Server 2016 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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 20,858 11,684 26,296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.71% 20.43% 22.55%
Number of salaries quoted 14,356 9,694 21,493
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

Windows Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Windows Server 2016 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2016 in England

Windows Server 2016
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2016 in England.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2016 in England

Windows Server 2016
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2016 in England over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2016 in England

Windows Server 2016
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2016 within the England region over the 6 months to 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -47 391 £48,000 -12.73% 65
North of England -108 147 £37,500 +4.90% 41
South East -110 132 £33,250 -20.83% 40
Midlands -52 125 £33,500 -9.55% 36
South West +3 121 £32,750 -6.43% 22
North West -66 77 £38,000 +4.11% 17
East of England -52 73 £40,000 -3.03% 18
West Midlands -47 70 £37,500 +1.25% 23
Yorkshire -60 52 £35,000 +12.18% 18
East Midlands -45 50 £32,500 -13.33% 13
North East -39 18 £40,000 -9.09% 6
Windows Server 2016
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2016 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 England region with a requirement for Windows Server 2016.

1 989 (99.80%) Windows
2 694 (70.03%) Active Directory
3 663 (66.90%) Microsoft
4 652 (65.79%) Windows Server
5 622 (62.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 570 (57.52%) Microsoft 365
7 500 (50.45%) Windows Server 2019
8 498 (50.25%) Azure
9 488 (49.24%) Windows 10
10 425 (42.89%) VMware
11 319 (32.19%) Social Skills
12 302 (30.47%) VMware Infrastructure
13 299 (30.17%) PowerShell
14 275 (27.75%) DNS
15 255 (25.73%) ITIL
16 254 (25.63%) Firewall
17 237 (23.92%) DHCP
18 228 (23.01%) Microsoft Office
19 223 (22.50%) SQL
20 220 (22.20%) Problem-Solving
21 207 (20.89%) Hyper-V
22 204 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
23 203 (20.48%) WAN
24 192 (19.37%) LAN
25 187 (18.87%) TCP/IP
26 183 (18.47%) Cisco
27 180 (18.16%) Linux
28 175 (17.66%) Citrix
29 169 (17.05%) SQL Server
29 169 (17.05%) SCCM

Windows Server 2016
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 133 (13.42%) MS Exchange
2 132 (13.32%) SharePoint
3 75 (7.57%) IIS
4 59 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 31 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 14 (1.41%) Skype for Business
9 9 (0.91%) Apache
10 8 (0.81%) CMS
10 8 (0.81%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.40%) Confluence
11 4 (0.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (0.40%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.10%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.10%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 228 (23.01%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (2.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.40%) BambooHR
1 4 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.30%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.10%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.10%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.10%) PlanetPress Connect
Cloud Services
1 570 (57.52%) Microsoft 365
2 498 (50.25%) Azure
3 131 (13.22%) AWS
4 105 (10.60%) Azure Active Directory
5 69 (6.96%) SaaS
6 56 (5.65%) PaaS
7 54 (5.45%) IaaS
8 41 (4.14%) OneDrive
9 23 (2.32%) Dynamics 365
10 17 (1.72%) Mimecast
11 14 (1.41%) Google Workspace
12 13 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
13 12 (1.21%) Nutanix
13 12 (1.21%) Power Platform
14 10 (1.01%) Azure Monitor
15 8 (0.81%) Azure Sentinel
16 7 (0.71%) GCP
17 5 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
17 5 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
18 3 (0.30%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 275 (27.75%) DNS
2 254 (25.63%) Firewall
3 237 (23.92%) DHCP
4 203 (20.48%) WAN
5 192 (19.37%) LAN
6 187 (18.87%) TCP/IP
7 147 (14.83%) VPN
8 118 (11.91%) SAN
9 77 (7.77%) VLAN
10 74 (7.47%) Wireless
11 63 (6.36%) Wi-Fi
12 57 (5.75%) VoIP
13 41 (4.14%) Remote Desktop
14 39 (3.94%) BGP
15 31 (3.13%) Network Security
16 30 (3.03%) Skype
17 27 (2.72%) NAS
18 26 (2.62%) Internet
19 23 (2.32%) IP Telephony
20 18 (1.82%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (17.05%) SQL Server
2 46 (4.64%) MySQL
3 35 (3.53%) MariaDB
4 34 (3.43%) InfluxDB
4 34 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (2.83%) MongoDB
6 23 (2.32%) SQL Server 2016
7 20 (2.02%) Amazon RDS
8 18 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
9 12 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (1.11%) Relational Database
10 11 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (1.01%) RDBMS
11 10 (1.01%) SQL Server 2017
12 6 (0.61%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.61%) SQL Server 2019
13 3 (0.30%) Azure SQL Database
14 1 (0.10%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 16 (1.61%) Jenkins
3 9 (0.91%) Bitbucket
4 7 (0.71%) JIRA
4 7 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.30%) Subversion
7 2 (0.20%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.20%) Gradle
7 2 (0.20%) Maven
8 1 (0.10%) Ant
8 1 (0.10%) MSI
8 1 (0.10%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 319 (32.19%) Social Skills
2 142 (14.33%) Finance
3 114 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
4 81 (8.17%) Organisational Skills
5 53 (5.35%) Law
6 46 (4.64%) Back Office
7 34 (3.43%) Public Sector
8 30 (3.03%) Manufacturing
8 30 (3.03%) Presentation Skills
9 26 (2.62%) Legal
10 23 (2.32%) Documentation Skills
11 21 (2.12%) Telecoms
12 15 (1.51%) Electronics
13 13 (1.31%) Retail
14 12 (1.21%) Automotive
15 11 (1.11%) French Language
16 10 (1.01%) Games
17 6 (0.61%) Banking
18 5 (0.50%) Front Office
19 4 (0.40%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 187 (18.87%) Analyst
2 168 (16.95%) IT Engineer
3 166 (16.75%) IT Support
4 156 (15.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 145 (14.63%) Support Engineer
6 132 (13.32%) Support Analyst
7 85 (8.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 82 (8.27%) 2nd Line Support
9 72 (7.27%) IT Support Engineer
10 60 (6.05%) Administrator
11 58 (5.85%) Systems Engineer
12 54 (5.45%) IT Analyst
13 52 (5.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 47 (4.74%) DBA
15 46 (4.64%) 3rd Line Support
15 46 (4.64%) IT Support Analyst
16 45 (4.54%) IT Technician
17 41 (4.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 41 (4.14%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
18 37 (3.73%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (5.05%) .NET
2 21 (2.12%) ASP.NET
2 21 (2.12%) Web Services
3 16 (1.61%) WSH
4 14 (1.41%) ServiceStack
5 13 (1.31%) COM
6 10 (1.01%) LAMP
7 8 (0.81%) HTML
8 6 (0.61%) JSON
8 6 (0.61%) LDAP
8 6 (0.61%) SAML
8 6 (0.61%) WAMP
8 6 (0.61%) XML
9 5 (0.50%) ARM Templates
9 5 (0.50%) XSLT
10 4 (0.40%) Classic ASP
10 4 (0.40%) CSS
10 4 (0.40%) EDI
10 4 (0.40%) JSP
10 4 (0.40%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 99 (9.99%) User Experience
2 83 (8.38%) Data Centre
3 50 (5.05%) Self-Motivation
4 42 (4.24%) Management Information System
5 34 (3.43%) Driving Licence
6 33 (3.33%) Clustering
7 31 (3.13%) PKI
8 19 (1.92%) Public Cloud
9 18 (1.82%) Replication
9 18 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
10 16 (1.61%) Blackberry
11 13 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (1.11%) iPad
13 10 (1.01%) FMCG
14 9 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
14 9 (0.91%) Private Cloud
15 8 (0.81%) e-Learning
15 8 (0.81%) Mobile App
16 7 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
16 7 (0.71%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 989 (99.80%) Windows
2 652 (65.79%) Windows Server
3 622 (62.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 500 (50.45%) Windows Server 2019
5 488 (49.24%) Windows 10
6 204 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 180 (18.16%) Linux
8 115 (11.60%) Windows 7
9 65 (6.56%) CentOS
10 58 (5.85%) Mac OS X
11 54 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 40 (4.04%) Windows 8
12 40 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (1.72%) Mac OS
13 17 (1.72%) Unix
14 16 (1.61%) Ubuntu
15 12 (1.21%) Android
15 12 (1.21%) SUSE
16 10 (1.01%) Apple iOS
17 8 (0.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (25.73%) ITIL
2 220 (22.20%) Problem-Solving
3 166 (16.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 87 (8.78%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (8.68%) Change Management
6 84 (8.48%) Migration
7 78 (7.87%) Cybersecurity
8 76 (7.67%) Time Management
9 74 (7.47%) Computer Science
10 68 (6.86%) Service Delivery
11 66 (6.66%) Disaster Recovery
12 62 (6.26%) Security Patching
13 61 (6.16%) Project Management
14 55 (5.55%) Incident Management
15 52 (5.25%) DevOps
16 49 (4.94%) Mentoring
17 48 (4.84%) High Availability
18 45 (4.54%) IT Governance
19 44 (4.44%) Data Loss Prevention
20 42 (4.24%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 299 (30.17%) PowerShell
2 223 (22.50%) SQL
3 79 (7.97%) Bash
4 33 (3.33%) VB
5 29 (2.93%) C#
5 29 (2.93%) Python
6 18 (1.82%) Perl
7 17 (1.72%) T-SQL
8 10 (1.01%) VB.NET
8 10 (1.01%) VBScript
9 8 (0.81%) C
9 8 (0.81%) PHP
10 5 (0.50%) Java
10 5 (0.50%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.40%) C++
11 4 (0.40%) Korn
11 4 (0.40%) VBA
12 3 (0.30%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.10%) AWK
13 1 (0.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 106 (10.70%) Security Cleared
2 105 (10.60%) Degree
3 94 (9.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 64 (6.46%) MCP
5 63 (6.36%) SC Cleared
6 57 (5.75%) Computer Science Degree
7 53 (5.35%) Cisco Certification
8 50 (5.05%) MCSA
9 47 (4.74%) DV Cleared
10 45 (4.54%) CCNA
11 35 (3.53%) MCSE
12 30 (3.03%) CCNP
13 27 (2.72%) MCITP
14 22 (2.22%) DBS Check
15 18 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
15 18 (1.82%) MCDST
16 17 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 14 (1.41%) A+ Certification
18 10 (1.01%) JNCIA
19 8 (0.81%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (11.71%) SLA
2 27 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (2.42%) GDPR
4 9 (0.91%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 6 (0.61%) QA
6 5 (0.50%) NIST
7 2 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.20%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.10%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.10%) NCSC
System Software
1 694 (70.03%) Active Directory
2 302 (30.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 207 (20.89%) Hyper-V
4 70 (7.06%) vSphere
5 65 (6.56%) VMware ESXi
6 52 (5.25%) XenApp
7 30 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
8 28 (2.83%) XenDesktop
9 19 (1.92%) Docker
9 19 (1.92%) Virtual Desktop
10 14 (1.41%) Firmware
11 11 (1.11%) Terminal Services
12 9 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
12 9 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
13 8 (0.81%) BitLocker
13 8 (0.81%) VirtualBox
14 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.20%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 169 (17.05%) SCCM
2 96 (9.69%) Microsoft Intune
3 89 (8.98%) Terraform
4 59 (5.95%) SCOM
5 43 (4.34%) WSUS
6 42 (4.24%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 26 (2.62%) Ansible
8 22 (2.22%) SCVMM
9 21 (2.12%) Backup Exec
9 21 (2.12%) Cisco CUCM
10 19 (1.92%) NetBackup
11 18 (1.82%) Microsoft Clustering
12 16 (1.61%) Kubernetes
12 16 (1.61%) ServiceCenter
13 15 (1.51%) Puppet
14 14 (1.41%) FortiGate
15 13 (1.31%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 9 (0.91%) Rancher
16 9 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
16 9 (0.91%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 663 (66.90%) Microsoft
2 425 (42.89%) VMware
3 183 (18.47%) Cisco
4 175 (17.66%) Citrix
5 112 (11.30%) Veeam
6 87 (8.78%) ServiceNow
7 84 (8.48%) HP
8 79 (7.97%) Dell
9 69 (6.96%) Oracle
10 54 (5.45%) Meraki
11 48 (4.84%) Red Hat
12 43 (4.34%) Juniper
13 35 (3.53%) Fortinet
14 34 (3.43%) EMC
14 34 (3.43%) SolarWinds
15 29 (2.93%) Okta
16 28 (2.83%) Apple
16 28 (2.83%) LogicMonitor
17 25 (2.52%) Commvault
18 24 (2.42%) Avaya