Period
to 29 October 2020

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 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2016
UK > England
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 274 222 304
Rank change year-on-year -52 +82 +186
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2016 530 1,978 1,758
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.16% 1.55% 1.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.44% 6.75% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 448 1,723 1,544
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,675 £24,550 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,750 £66,250 £62,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

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 9,745 29,319 35,257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.34% 23.03% 22.96%
Number of salaries quoted 8,103 23,552 28,630
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,986 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.73% -3.19% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,250 £25,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

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 29 October 2020.

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 29 October 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
London -36 162 £55,500 +23.33% 13
South East +27 146 £45,000 +20.00% 28
North of England +28 102 £35,000 -2.78% 30
Midlands -9 54 £37,500 +5.86% 12
North West +32 43 £36,500 +4.29% 14
South West -4 36 £38,000 -5.00% 9
North East +49 32 £40,000 +73.91% 2
East Midlands +34 29 £37,500 +8.96% 2
Yorkshire +38 27 £34,814 -7.16% 14
West Midlands -5 25 £40,000 +11.59% 10
East of England +44 24 £41,250 +3.77% 6
Windows Server 2016
UK

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, 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.

1 526 (99.25%) Windows
2 417 (78.68%) Windows Server
3 386 (72.83%) Active Directory
4 340 (64.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 336 (63.40%) Microsoft
6 313 (59.06%) VMware
7 269 (50.75%) Office 365
8 247 (46.60%) Azure
9 226 (42.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 183 (34.53%) Windows 10
11 181 (34.15%) PowerShell
12 167 (31.51%) Windows Server 2008
13 160 (30.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 157 (29.62%) DNS
15 156 (29.43%) Windows Server 2019
16 148 (27.92%) Hyper-V
17 144 (27.17%) Cisco
18 137 (25.85%) DHCP
19 135 (25.47%) Firewall
20 129 (24.34%) ITIL
21 125 (23.58%) MS Exchange
22 114 (21.51%) SCCM
23 104 (19.62%) Windows 7
24 100 (18.87%) Citrix
25 97 (18.30%) SQL
26 93 (17.55%) Microsoft Certification
27 82 (15.47%) SAN
28 79 (14.91%) Finance
29 76 (14.34%) Microsoft Office
30 75 (14.15%) AWS

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
1 125 (23.58%) MS Exchange
2 52 (9.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (9.62%) SharePoint
4 49 (9.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 40 (7.55%) IIS
6 32 (6.04%) Skype for Business
7 10 (1.89%) Apache
8 6 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.94%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.57%) CMS
11 3 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.38%) Confluence
12 2 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.38%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.38%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 76 (14.34%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) BASE24
1 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.19%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 269 (50.75%) Office 365
2 247 (46.60%) Azure
3 75 (14.15%) AWS
4 65 (12.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 43 (8.11%) IaaS
6 35 (6.60%) PaaS
7 31 (5.85%) SaaS
8 21 (3.96%) OneDrive
9 20 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (2.08%) Power Platform
11 7 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
11 7 (1.32%) GCP
12 6 (1.13%) Power Automate
12 6 (1.13%) PowerApps
13 5 (0.94%) Mimecast
14 4 (0.75%) GitHub
15 3 (0.57%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 2 (0.38%) Azure Data Factory
16 2 (0.38%) Cloudflare
17 1 (0.19%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 157 (29.62%) DNS
2 137 (25.85%) DHCP
3 135 (25.47%) Firewall
4 82 (15.47%) SAN
5 63 (11.89%) TCP/IP
6 50 (9.43%) VoIP
7 48 (9.06%) LAN
7 48 (9.06%) VPN
8 47 (8.87%) Skype
9 43 (8.11%) WAN
10 27 (5.09%) VLAN
11 25 (4.72%) Wireless
12 22 (4.15%) NetScaler
13 20 (3.77%) SSL
14 19 (3.58%) Remote Desktop
15 17 (3.21%) Cisco IOS
16 15 (2.83%) Internet
17 14 (2.64%) DMARC
18 12 (2.26%) VSAN
18 12 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (13.77%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
2 10 (1.89%) MySQL
3 9 (1.70%) Power BI
3 9 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (1.70%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.57%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.38%) Big Data
7 2 (0.38%) MariaDB
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.19%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2017
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 5 (0.94%) JIRA
2 4 (0.75%) MSI
3 3 (0.57%) InstallShield
3 3 (0.57%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (0.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.38%) Artifactory
4 2 (0.38%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.38%) Gradle
4 2 (0.38%) Maven
5 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 79 (14.91%) Finance
2 18 (3.40%) Law
3 17 (3.21%) Banking
4 10 (1.89%) Local Government
4 10 (1.89%) Public Sector
5 9 (1.70%) Military
6 8 (1.51%) Legal
7 7 (1.32%) Retail
8 5 (0.94%) Billing
8 5 (0.94%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.94%) Police
8 5 (0.94%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.57%) Advertising
9 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.38%) Back Office
10 2 (0.38%) French Language
10 2 (0.38%) German Language
10 2 (0.38%) Housing Association
10 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 130 (24.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 67 (12.64%) IT Engineer
3 64 (12.08%) Support Engineer
4 58 (10.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 49 (9.25%) IT Support
6 44 (8.30%) Analyst
6 44 (8.30%) Server Engineer
7 30 (5.66%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 30 (5.66%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 28 (5.28%) 3rd Line Support
9 27 (5.09%) Administrator
10 24 (4.53%) Azure Engineer
10 24 (4.53%) IT Support Engineer
10 24 (4.53%) Support Analyst
11 23 (4.34%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 23 (4.34%) Consultant
11 23 (4.34%) Systems Administrator
11 23 (4.34%) VMware Engineer
12 21 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support
12 21 (3.96%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.02%) LDAP
2 12 (2.26%) .NET
2 12 (2.26%) Web Services
3 11 (2.08%) XML
4 10 (1.89%) HTML
5 8 (1.51%) CSS
6 7 (1.32%) X-Windows
7 6 (1.13%) SAML
8 5 (0.94%) XML Messaging
9 4 (0.75%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.57%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (0.57%) JSON
10 3 (0.57%) WSH
11 2 (0.38%) ADSI
11 2 (0.38%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.38%) DHTML
11 2 (0.38%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (0.38%) Software Packaging
11 2 (0.38%) XHTML
12 1 (0.19%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.49%) Data Centre
2 36 (6.79%) Management Information System
3 29 (5.47%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (3.40%) Clustering
6 17 (3.21%) Replication
7 14 (2.64%) PKI
8 13 (2.45%) Smartphone
8 13 (2.45%) User Experience
9 12 (2.26%) Life Science
9 12 (2.26%) Public Cloud
10 11 (2.08%) Driving Licence
11 10 (1.89%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.51%) Wiki
13 7 (1.32%) Fat Client
13 7 (1.32%) Thin Client
14 4 (0.75%) Blackberry
14 4 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
14 4 (0.75%) Smartcard
14 4 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 526 (99.25%) Windows
2 417 (78.68%) Windows Server
3 340 (64.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 183 (34.53%) Windows 10
5 167 (31.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 156 (29.43%) Windows Server 2019
7 104 (19.62%) Windows 7
8 65 (12.26%) Linux
9 49 (9.25%) Windows 8
10 34 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (3.96%) CentOS
12 9 (1.70%) Debian
13 7 (1.32%) Unix
14 6 (1.13%) Android
14 6 (1.13%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.75%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.75%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.57%) VMS
18 2 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (30.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 129 (24.34%) ITIL
3 46 (8.68%) Service Delivery
4 43 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
5 42 (7.92%) DevOps
6 41 (7.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 40 (7.55%) Migration
7 40 (7.55%) Project Management
8 37 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
8 37 (6.98%) Server Management
9 36 (6.79%) Incident Management
10 35 (6.60%) Project Delivery
11 29 (5.47%) Service Management
12 28 (5.28%) Computer Science
12 28 (5.28%) Mentoring
12 28 (5.28%) Storage Management
13 27 (5.09%) Problem Management
14 26 (4.91%) ITIL V3
15 25 (4.72%) ITSM
16 22 (4.15%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 181 (34.15%) PowerShell
2 97 (18.30%) SQL
3 17 (3.21%) T-SQL
4 11 (2.08%) Python
5 8 (1.51%) Bash Shell
5 8 (1.51%) Shell Script
5 8 (1.51%) VBScript
6 7 (1.32%) C
6 7 (1.32%) VB
7 5 (0.94%) C#
7 5 (0.94%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.94%) Perl
8 3 (0.57%) Java
9 2 (0.38%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.38%) R
9 2 (0.38%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.38%) VB6
10 1 (0.19%) PHP
10 1 (0.19%) VBA
10 1 (0.19%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 93 (17.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (11.70%) Security Cleared
3 60 (11.32%) MCSE
4 42 (7.92%) Degree
5 38 (7.17%) SC Cleared
6 34 (6.42%) MCSA
7 30 (5.66%) DV Cleared
8 27 (5.09%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (4.72%) CCNA
10 23 (4.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 22 (4.15%) MCITP
12 20 (3.77%) MCP
13 13 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
14 12 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (2.26%) MCTS
15 8 (1.51%) AWS Certification
16 7 (1.32%) CCA
16 7 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
17 6 (1.13%) RHCSA
18 4 (0.75%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (10.57%) SLA
2 18 (3.40%) GDPR
3 11 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.51%) NCSC
5 5 (0.94%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.38%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 386 (72.83%) Active Directory
2 226 (42.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 148 (27.92%) Hyper-V
4 64 (12.08%) vSphere
5 50 (9.43%) VMware ESXi
6 36 (6.79%) Virtual Servers
7 22 (4.15%) XenApp
8 17 (3.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 16 (3.02%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (2.26%) Virtual Desktop
11 11 (2.08%) XenDesktop
12 10 (1.89%) VMware NSX
13 7 (1.32%) VMware Server
14 4 (0.75%) Docker
14 4 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.75%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
15 3 (0.57%) VirtualBox
16 2 (0.38%) BitLocker
16 2 (0.38%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 114 (21.51%) SCCM
2 59 (11.13%) Microsoft Intune
3 50 (9.43%) WSUS
4 45 (8.49%) SCOM
5 23 (4.34%) SCVMM
6 16 (3.02%) NetBackup
7 15 (2.83%) Backup Exec
8 13 (2.45%) EMC NetWorker
9 9 (1.70%) McAfee ePO
9 9 (1.70%) Nagios
10 8 (1.51%) HP Data Protector
10 8 (1.51%) vRealize
11 7 (1.32%) Ansible
11 7 (1.32%) CASB
11 7 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
11 7 (1.32%) SCSM
12 6 (1.13%) Kubernetes
12 6 (1.13%) Single Sign-On
12 6 (1.13%) Terraform
13 5 (0.94%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 336 (63.40%) Microsoft
2 313 (59.06%) VMware
3 144 (27.17%) Cisco
4 100 (18.87%) Citrix
5 57 (10.75%) HP
6 36 (6.79%) Veeam
7 31 (5.85%) Red Hat
8 30 (5.66%) Dell
9 27 (5.09%) SolarWinds
9 27 (5.09%) Sophos
10 26 (4.91%) EMC
11 24 (4.53%) Symantec
12 20 (3.77%) CheckPoint
12 20 (3.77%) Meraki
13 19 (3.58%) NetApp
14 14 (2.64%) Apple
15 13 (2.45%) Mitel
16 11 (2.08%) Avaya
16 11 (2.08%) Juniper
17 10 (1.89%) Bloomberg