Period
to 7 March 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 7 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2019
UK > England
6 months to
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 447 614 1033
Rank change year-on-year +167 +419 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2019 388 387 56
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.57% 0.35% 0.041%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.88% 1.56% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 391 359 54
Median annual salary £42,500 £41,250 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.03% -7.30% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £72,550
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -10.11% -

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 13,482 24,741 32,112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.90% 22.09% 23.30%
Number of salaries quoted 11,002 20,250 26,231
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

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 7 March 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 7 March 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
London +143 98 £57,500 +25.00% 16
South East +153 85 £49,375 +16.18% 16
North of England +109 80 £37,500 - 24
Midlands +42 53 £37,125 +6.07% 24
South West +17 46 £35,000 -12.50% 15
Yorkshire +44 29 £37,500 - 10
North West +63 28 £38,500 +32.76% 13
West Midlands +50 27 £41,500 +3.75% 13
East Midlands +21 26 £34,625 -1.07% 11
North East +31 23 £29,250 -46.82% 1
East of England +56 22 £41,500 -2.35% 12
Windows Server 2019
UK

For the 6 months to 7 March 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.

1 381 (98.20%) Windows
2 310 (79.90%) Active Directory
3 275 (70.88%) Windows Server
4 262 (67.53%) Windows Server 2016
5 261 (67.27%) VMware
6 249 (64.18%) Microsoft
7 238 (61.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 225 (57.99%) Azure
9 213 (54.90%) Microsoft 365
10 180 (46.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 149 (38.40%) DNS
12 138 (35.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 128 (32.99%) Windows 10
14 125 (32.22%) PowerShell
15 120 (30.93%) DHCP
16 115 (29.64%) Firewall
16 115 (29.64%) Hyper-V
17 105 (27.06%) Azure Active Directory
18 86 (22.16%) ITIL
19 85 (21.91%) Windows Server 2008
20 82 (21.13%) Cisco
21 78 (20.10%) Citrix
21 78 (20.10%) SCCM
22 76 (19.59%) MS Exchange
23 71 (18.30%) IaaS
24 70 (18.04%) SAN
25 67 (17.27%) SharePoint
26 63 (16.24%) SQL Server
26 63 (16.24%) SaaS
27 62 (15.98%) VPN

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 76 (19.59%) MS Exchange
2 67 (17.27%) SharePoint
3 28 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (4.12%) IIS
6 11 (2.84%) Confluence
6 11 (2.84%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (2.06%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.77%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.26%) Apache
10 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.26%) nginx
Applications
1 61 (15.72%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 225 (57.99%) Azure
2 213 (54.90%) Microsoft 365
3 105 (27.06%) Azure Active Directory
4 71 (18.30%) IaaS
5 63 (16.24%) SaaS
6 59 (15.21%) AWS
7 58 (14.95%) PaaS
8 19 (4.90%) OneDrive
9 16 (4.12%) Mimecast
10 14 (3.61%) Power Platform
11 11 (2.84%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (1.29%) GCP
13 4 (1.03%) G Suite
14 3 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
15 2 (0.52%) Amazon S3
16 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
16 1 (0.26%) Google App Engine
16 1 (0.26%) Serverless
16 1 (0.26%) Stackdriver
16 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 149 (38.40%) DNS
2 120 (30.93%) DHCP
3 115 (29.64%) Firewall
4 70 (18.04%) SAN
5 62 (15.98%) VPN
6 50 (12.89%) WAN
7 45 (11.60%) TCP/IP
8 41 (10.57%) VLAN
9 38 (9.79%) LAN
10 29 (7.47%) VoIP
11 23 (5.93%) Wireless
12 21 (5.41%) VSAN
13 16 (4.12%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (3.87%) NetScaler
15 13 (3.35%) Wi-Fi
16 12 (3.09%) Ethernet
17 11 (2.84%) Network Security
17 11 (2.84%) Skype
18 10 (2.58%) Intranet
19 9 (2.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (16.24%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.06%) Power BI
3 7 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (1.29%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.52%) MySQL
5 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2019
6 1 (0.26%) Big Data
6 1 (0.26%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.26%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Bitbucket
1 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.26%) JIRA
General
1 19 (4.90%) Finance
2 17 (4.38%) Law
3 9 (2.32%) Legal
4 6 (1.55%) Back Office
4 6 (1.55%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.29%) Public Sector
6 3 (0.77%) Billing
7 2 (0.52%) Games
7 2 (0.52%) Housing Association
7 2 (0.52%) Military
7 2 (0.52%) Publishing
8 1 (0.26%) Advertising
8 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.26%) Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Local Government
8 1 (0.26%) Police
8 1 (0.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 103 (26.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 50 (12.89%) Support Engineer
3 49 (12.63%) IT Engineer
4 39 (10.05%) Analyst
5 37 (9.54%) Administrator
6 30 (7.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 30 (7.73%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 25 (6.44%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 24 (6.19%) IT Support
9 22 (5.67%) 2nd Line Support
9 22 (5.67%) Systems Administrator
10 20 (5.15%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 19 (4.90%) Server Engineer
12 17 (4.38%) Architect
13 16 (4.12%) Infrastructure Architect
13 16 (4.12%) Technical Leader
13 16 (4.12%) Windows Engineer
14 15 (3.87%) IT Manager
15 14 (3.61%) Service Analyst
15 14 (3.61%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.80%) SAML
2 6 (1.55%) .NET
2 6 (1.55%) OAuth
2 6 (1.55%) OpenID
3 4 (1.03%) X-Windows
4 2 (0.52%) WSH
5 1 (0.26%) Kafka
5 1 (0.26%) LDAP
5 1 (0.26%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 49 (12.63%) Data Centre
2 36 (9.28%) Public Cloud
3 34 (8.76%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.38%) Driving Licence
4 17 (4.38%) Replication
5 16 (4.12%) Management Information System
5 16 (4.12%) PKI
6 9 (2.32%) Clustering
7 6 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.29%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.03%) User Experience
10 3 (0.77%) CCTV
10 3 (0.77%) Device Driver
10 3 (0.77%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.77%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.52%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.52%) Wiki
12 1 (0.26%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.26%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 381 (98.20%) Windows
2 275 (70.88%) Windows Server
3 262 (67.53%) Windows Server 2016
4 238 (61.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 128 (32.99%) Windows 10
6 85 (21.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (9.02%) Linux
8 22 (5.67%) Windows 7
9 14 (3.61%) Windows 8
10 10 (2.58%) Android
11 9 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (1.29%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.03%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.77%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.77%) Unix
15 2 (0.52%) CentOS
15 2 (0.52%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.52%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (35.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 86 (22.16%) ITIL
3 62 (15.98%) Migration
4 51 (13.14%) Problem-Solving
5 38 (9.79%) DevOps
6 37 (9.54%) Change Management
7 34 (8.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 33 (8.51%) Project Delivery
9 32 (8.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 29 (7.47%) Service Management
11 28 (7.22%) Configuration Management
12 24 (6.19%) ITIL V3
13 21 (5.41%) IT Strategy
13 21 (5.41%) ITSM
14 19 (4.90%) Mentoring
14 19 (4.90%) Project Management
14 19 (4.90%) Service Delivery
15 15 (3.87%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (3.87%) High Availability
16 13 (3.35%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 125 (32.22%) PowerShell
2 38 (9.79%) SQL
3 11 (2.84%) C#
4 10 (2.58%) Bash Shell
5 8 (2.06%) VBScript
6 5 (1.29%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.29%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.29%) VB
7 4 (1.03%) PHP
7 4 (1.03%) Python
8 2 (0.52%) C
9 1 (0.26%) Go
Qualifications
1 49 (12.63%) Security Cleared
2 47 (12.11%) SC Cleared
3 44 (11.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (6.44%) MCSE
5 23 (5.93%) BPSS Clearance
6 21 (5.41%) MCP
7 19 (4.90%) MCSA
8 17 (4.38%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (4.12%) Degree
10 14 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (3.09%) CCNA
12 9 (2.32%) VCP6
13 7 (1.80%) CISSP
14 5 (1.29%) DBS Check
14 5 (1.29%) MCITP
15 4 (1.03%) CCNP
15 4 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 3 (0.77%) CCA
16 3 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
16 3 (0.77%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.67%) SLA
2 5 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.29%) PMO
3 2 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.52%) GDPR
4 1 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 310 (79.90%) Active Directory
2 180 (46.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 115 (29.64%) Hyper-V
4 47 (12.11%) VMware ESXi
5 33 (8.51%) XenApp
6 28 (7.22%) vSphere
7 24 (6.19%) Virtual Servers
8 21 (5.41%) VMware NSX
8 21 (5.41%) XenDesktop
9 14 (3.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 11 (2.84%) Virtual Desktop
11 10 (2.58%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (2.06%) Xen
13 7 (1.80%) Docker
14 6 (1.55%) NFS
15 3 (0.77%) FreeRADIUS
16 2 (0.52%) VirtualBox
16 2 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
17 1 (0.26%) pfSense
17 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 78 (20.10%) SCCM
2 61 (15.72%) Microsoft Intune
3 34 (8.76%) SCOM
4 25 (6.44%) SCVMM
5 22 (5.67%) Single Sign-On
6 16 (4.12%) McAfee ePO
7 15 (3.87%) Nagios
8 10 (2.58%) SCOrch
9 9 (2.32%) Ansible
9 9 (2.32%) Backup Exec
10 6 (1.55%) Kubernetes
10 6 (1.55%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (1.29%) FortiGate
11 5 (1.29%) SCSM
12 4 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (1.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (1.03%) vCenter Server
13 3 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
13 3 (0.77%) vRealize
14 2 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 261 (67.27%) VMware
2 249 (64.18%) Microsoft
3 82 (21.13%) Cisco
4 78 (20.10%) Citrix
5 61 (15.72%) Veeam
6 47 (12.11%) SolarWinds
7 24 (6.19%) ServiceNow
8 22 (5.67%) Sophos
9 20 (5.15%) McAfee
10 16 (4.12%) Meraki
11 15 (3.87%) Symantec
12 14 (3.61%) Dell
13 13 (3.35%) HP
13 13 (3.35%) Juniper
14 12 (3.09%) SonicWALL
15 11 (2.84%) Apple
16 10 (2.58%) CommVault
17 9 (2.32%) Fortinet
17 9 (2.32%) NetApp
18 8 (2.06%) Google