Period
to 25 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Windows Server 2019 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2019 over the 6 months to 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2019
UK > England
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 461 470 881
Rank change year-on-year +9 +411 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2019 685 215 176
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.64% 0.48% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.56% 2.24% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 561 179 153
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £24,750
25th Percentile £29,341 £32,000 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -
75th Percentile £50,250 £55,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,800 £74,750
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Windows Server 2019 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 19,229 9,592 29,922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.88% 21.34% 23.01%
Number of salaries quoted 13,602 8,073 24,131
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,000 £25,250
25th Percentile £35,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,300 £81,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

Windows Server 2019
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Windows Server 2019 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2019 in England

Windows Server 2019
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2019 in England.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2019 in England

Windows Server 2019
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2019 in England over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2019 in England

Windows Server 2019
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 2019 within the England region over the 6 months to 25 September 2021. 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
North of England -10 147 £40,000 +14.29% 42
London -153 145 £50,000 -9.09% 39
South East -89 131 £33,000 -30.53% 29
Midlands -11 126 £35,000 -8.50% 33
South West -26 82 £42,500 +11.84% 21
West Midlands -30 74 £33,750 -17.18% 18
Yorkshire -46 72 £40,000 +14.29% 17
North West -47 66 £40,500 +35.00% 23
East Midlands -37 51 £36,250 -3.33% 15
East of England -61 48 £41,500 -14.43% 15
North East -27 9 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Windows Server 2019
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2019 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 2019.

1 677 (98.83%) Windows
2 509 (74.31%) Windows Server
3 493 (71.97%) Active Directory
4 458 (66.86%) Microsoft
5 415 (60.58%) Microsoft 365
6 411 (60.00%) Windows Server 2016
7 393 (57.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 368 (53.72%) Azure
9 359 (52.41%) VMware
10 292 (42.63%) Firewall
11 235 (34.31%) DNS
11 235 (34.31%) PowerShell
12 221 (32.26%) Windows 10
13 220 (32.12%) Hyper-V
14 218 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
15 217 (31.68%) DHCP
16 192 (28.03%) Cisco
17 174 (25.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 153 (22.34%) Windows Server 2008
19 150 (21.90%) VPN
19 150 (21.90%) MS Exchange
20 149 (21.75%) Social Skills
21 147 (21.46%) Linux
22 139 (20.29%) LAN
23 133 (19.42%) WAN
24 132 (19.27%) SharePoint
25 118 (17.23%) TCP/IP
26 116 (16.93%) Azure Active Directory
27 114 (16.64%) Microsoft Office
27 114 (16.64%) Veeam

Windows Server 2019
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
1 150 (21.90%) MS Exchange
2 132 (19.27%) SharePoint
3 56 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 46 (6.72%) IIS
5 24 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (1.75%) Confluence
7 11 (1.61%) CMS
7 11 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
7 11 (1.61%) Umbraco
7 11 (1.61%) WordPress
8 10 (1.46%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.73%) Apache
9 5 (0.73%) nginx
10 3 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.15%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 114 (16.64%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.29%) MicroStation
2 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.29%) Revit
3 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (1.75%) Sage 200
2 8 (1.17%) SAP Business One
3 4 (0.58%) BambooHR
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.15%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 415 (60.58%) Microsoft 365
2 368 (53.72%) Azure
3 116 (16.93%) Azure Active Directory
4 87 (12.70%) AWS
5 67 (9.78%) IaaS
6 39 (5.69%) PaaS
7 38 (5.55%) OneDrive
8 36 (5.26%) Mimecast
9 32 (4.67%) SaaS
10 17 (2.48%) Google Workspace
11 10 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (1.02%) Amazon S3
12 7 (1.02%) GCP
13 6 (0.88%) Route 53
14 5 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.73%) Amazon ECS
14 5 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (0.73%) Serverless
15 4 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
15 4 (0.58%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 292 (42.63%) Firewall
2 235 (34.31%) DNS
3 217 (31.68%) DHCP
4 150 (21.90%) VPN
5 139 (20.29%) LAN
6 133 (19.42%) WAN
7 118 (17.23%) TCP/IP
8 109 (15.91%) SAN
9 96 (14.01%) VLAN
10 70 (10.22%) Wi-Fi
11 62 (9.05%) Wireless
12 55 (8.03%) VoIP
13 35 (5.11%) Network Security
14 34 (4.96%) Internet
15 31 (4.53%) NAS
15 31 (4.53%) Remote Desktop
16 27 (3.94%) MPLS
17 22 (3.21%) iSCSI
18 20 (2.92%) SSL
19 16 (2.34%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (15.77%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.50%) MongoDB
3 21 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
5 11 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (1.31%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.02%) SQL Server 2019
8 5 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.44%) Power BI
10 2 (0.29%) GIS
10 2 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.15%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.15%) MySQL
11 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (1.90%) Visual Studio
2 12 (1.75%) JIRA
3 10 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (0.73%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (0.58%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.44%) MSI
6 3 (0.44%) Robot Framework
6 3 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.29%) AdminStudio
7 2 (0.29%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.29%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.15%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 149 (21.75%) Social Skills
2 60 (8.76%) Finance
3 49 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (6.42%) Legal
5 41 (5.99%) Public Sector
6 37 (5.40%) Manufacturing
7 28 (4.09%) Retail
8 25 (3.65%) Presentation Skills
9 21 (3.07%) Back Office
10 20 (2.92%) Law
11 19 (2.77%) Electronics
12 18 (2.63%) Telecoms
13 16 (2.34%) Organisational Skills
14 15 (2.19%) Documentation Skills
15 12 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (1.02%) Banking
16 7 (1.02%) Games
16 7 (1.02%) Marketing
17 5 (0.73%) Influencing Skills
18 4 (0.58%) Military
Job Titles
1 145 (21.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 91 (13.28%) Support Engineer
3 84 (12.26%) Administrator
4 80 (11.68%) IT Support
5 78 (11.39%) IT Engineer
6 71 (10.36%) Analyst
7 56 (8.18%) 3rd Line Support
7 56 (8.18%) Systems Administrator
8 53 (7.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 42 (6.13%) Support Analyst
10 41 (5.99%) IT Manager
11 39 (5.69%) Architect
11 39 (5.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 37 (5.40%) Consultant
12 37 (5.40%) Infrastructure Support
12 37 (5.40%) IT Support Engineer
13 35 (5.11%) Systems Engineer
13 35 (5.11%) Windows Engineer
14 34 (4.96%) Server Engineer
15 33 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.77%) ARM Templates
2 17 (2.48%) WSH
3 16 (2.34%) Elastic Stack
4 13 (1.90%) .NET
4 13 (1.90%) COM
5 7 (1.02%) JSON
6 6 (0.88%) CSS
6 6 (0.88%) HTML
7 5 (0.73%) SAML
8 4 (0.58%) Classic ASP
8 4 (0.58%) HTML5
8 4 (0.58%) Web Services
9 3 (0.44%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.44%) LDAP
9 3 (0.44%) React
9 3 (0.44%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (0.29%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.29%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (0.29%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 69 (10.07%) Data Centre
2 58 (8.47%) Self-Motivation
3 42 (6.13%) Driving Licence
4 41 (5.99%) User Experience
5 33 (4.82%) Replication
6 28 (4.09%) Clustering
6 28 (4.09%) Linux Command Line
6 28 (4.09%) PKI
7 22 (3.21%) Management Information System
8 14 (2.04%) Fat Client
8 14 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
8 14 (2.04%) iPhone
8 14 (2.04%) Public Cloud
8 14 (2.04%) Thin Client
9 13 (1.90%) Cloud Native
10 12 (1.75%) iPad
11 11 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
12 8 (1.17%) Microsoft Licensing
13 7 (1.02%) EPoS
14 6 (0.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 677 (98.83%) Windows
2 509 (74.31%) Windows Server
3 411 (60.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 393 (57.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 221 (32.26%) Windows 10
6 153 (22.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 147 (21.46%) Linux
8 58 (8.47%) Windows 7
9 48 (7.01%) Windows Server 2003
10 44 (6.42%) Android
11 37 (5.40%) Ubuntu
12 36 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 35 (5.11%) CentOS
13 35 (5.11%) Windows 8
14 18 (2.63%) Debian
15 17 (2.48%) Apple iOS
15 17 (2.48%) Mac OS
16 10 (1.46%) Mac OS X
17 9 (1.31%) Unix
18 3 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (25.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 99 (14.45%) ITIL
3 80 (11.68%) Problem-Solving
4 74 (10.80%) DevOps
5 69 (10.07%) Disaster Recovery
6 61 (8.91%) Project Management
7 57 (8.32%) Migration
8 56 (8.18%) Mentoring
9 50 (7.30%) Service Delivery
10 40 (5.84%) Patch Management
11 34 (4.96%) Computer Science
12 33 (4.82%) Capacity Management
13 32 (4.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
14 31 (4.53%) Business Continuity
14 31 (4.53%) ERP
14 31 (4.53%) IT Strategy
14 31 (4.53%) Presales
14 31 (4.53%) Storage Management
15 30 (4.38%) Problem Management
15 30 (4.38%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 235 (34.31%) PowerShell
2 108 (15.77%) SQL
3 30 (4.38%) Bash Shell
4 19 (2.77%) Python
5 18 (2.63%) PHP
6 15 (2.19%) Shell Script
7 12 (1.75%) VBScript
8 11 (1.61%) VB
9 9 (1.31%) C#
10 4 (0.58%) C
10 4 (0.58%) C++
10 4 (0.58%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.44%) Go
11 3 (0.44%) Ruby
11 3 (0.44%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.15%) Perl
Qualifications
1 88 (12.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 82 (11.97%) Security Cleared
3 48 (7.01%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (6.86%) MCSE
5 46 (6.72%) MCSA
6 33 (4.82%) CCNA
7 24 (3.50%) SC Cleared
8 19 (2.77%) MCP
9 18 (2.63%) Degree
10 16 (2.34%) CCNP
10 16 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (2.19%) DBS Check
12 10 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
12 10 (1.46%) MCITP
13 9 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (1.17%) DV Cleared
15 7 (1.02%) VCP6
16 6 (0.88%) CCA
16 6 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
16 6 (0.88%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (3.94%) SLA
3 20 (2.92%) GDPR
4 7 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.44%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.15%) QA
System Software
1 493 (71.97%) Active Directory
2 220 (32.12%) Hyper-V
3 218 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 62 (9.05%) vSphere
5 38 (5.55%) Docker
5 38 (5.55%) VMware ESXi
6 32 (4.67%) Virtual Machines
7 28 (4.09%) XenApp
8 25 (3.65%) XenDesktop
9 20 (2.92%) Virtual Servers
10 16 (2.34%) KVM
11 12 (1.75%) VMware Server
12 11 (1.61%) VirtualBox
12 11 (1.61%) VMware Workstation
13 10 (1.46%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.88%) NFS
15 5 (0.73%) BitLocker
15 5 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
16 4 (0.58%) Firmware
16 4 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 78 (11.39%) Microsoft Intune
2 67 (9.78%) SCCM
3 30 (4.38%) Ansible
4 29 (4.23%) Terraform
5 23 (3.36%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 21 (3.07%) FortiGate
6 21 (3.07%) Kubernetes
7 19 (2.77%) WSUS
8 18 (2.63%) Packer
9 16 (2.34%) Consul
9 16 (2.34%) Grafana
9 16 (2.34%) Graphite
9 16 (2.34%) Opsview
9 16 (2.34%) Prometheus
9 16 (2.34%) SCOM
10 15 (2.19%) Rancher
11 14 (2.04%) Single Sign-On
12 13 (1.90%) Microsoft Clustering
13 12 (1.75%) Backup Exec
14 8 (1.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 458 (66.86%) Microsoft
2 359 (52.41%) VMware
3 192 (28.03%) Cisco
4 114 (16.64%) Veeam
5 106 (15.47%) Citrix
6 56 (8.18%) Sophos
7 54 (7.88%) HP
8 38 (5.55%) Apple
9 34 (4.96%) NetApp
10 32 (4.67%) Dell
11 29 (4.23%) Red Hat
12 28 (4.09%) Meraki
13 27 (3.94%) Oracle
14 24 (3.50%) Palo Alto
15 23 (3.36%) Google
16 19 (2.77%) Aruba
16 19 (2.77%) CheckPoint
16 19 (2.77%) SAP
16 19 (2.77%) SolarWinds
17 18 (2.63%) SonicWALL