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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 22 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2019
UK > England
6 months to
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 560 446 531
Rank change year-on-year -114 +85 +458
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2019 723 505 385
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.53% 0.62% 0.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.75% 3.22% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 551 428 335
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,850 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,438 £32,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.53% +2.41% -2.35%
75th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £64,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

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 26,301 15,702 18,171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.16% 19.21% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 14,887 12,440 14,937
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,088 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £49,482
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.05% +4.17%
75th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £84,550 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 22 May 2022.

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 22 May 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 -207 186 £48,000 -4.00% 28
South East -28 183 £38,500 -14.44% 34
South West +42 119 £36,000 +2.86% 4
Midlands -39 111 £39,500 +3.95% 24
North of England -115 82 £42,500 +13.33% 42
West Midlands -44 59 £37,000 -9.76% 15
East Midlands -14 52 £41,000 +26.15% 9
East of England -57 48 £42,000 -30.00% 11
North West -66 45 £45,000 +20.00% 25
Yorkshire -74 30 £38,500 -3.75% 17
North East -31 7 £37,500 +44.23%
Windows Server 2019
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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.

1 714 (98.76%) Windows
2 582 (80.50%) Active Directory
3 542 (74.97%) Microsoft
4 471 (65.15%) Windows Server
5 426 (58.92%) Microsoft 365
6 415 (57.40%) Windows Server 2016
7 401 (55.46%) Azure
8 348 (48.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 341 (47.16%) VMware
10 272 (37.62%) DNS
11 260 (35.96%) Windows 10
12 245 (33.89%) DHCP
13 233 (32.23%) VMware Infrastructure
14 202 (27.94%) PowerShell
15 196 (27.11%) SQL
16 188 (26.00%) Firewall
17 183 (25.31%) ITIL
18 182 (25.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 181 (25.03%) Cisco
20 176 (24.34%) Social Skills
21 163 (22.54%) Hyper-V
22 156 (21.58%) Azure Active Directory
23 155 (21.44%) WAN
24 152 (21.02%) SQL Server
25 150 (20.75%) LAN
26 144 (19.92%) Security Cleared
27 142 (19.64%) MS Exchange
28 137 (18.95%) Problem-Solving
29 135 (18.67%) SAN
29 135 (18.67%) SCCM

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
1 142 (19.64%) MS Exchange
2 133 (18.40%) SharePoint
3 47 (6.50%) IIS
4 23 (3.18%) Skype for Business
5 13 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 13 (1.80%) Oracle Workflow
5 13 (1.80%) WebLogic
5 13 (1.80%) WebLogic Portal
6 11 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.14%) Confluence
8 1 (0.14%) SAS
8 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 112 (15.49%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.69%) MetaTrader
2 3 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.14%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.14%) PlanetPress Connect
3 1 (0.14%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 426 (58.92%) Microsoft 365
2 401 (55.46%) Azure
3 156 (21.58%) Azure Active Directory
4 70 (9.68%) AWS
5 48 (6.64%) OneDrive
6 31 (4.29%) IaaS
7 26 (3.60%) SaaS
8 21 (2.90%) Mimecast
9 18 (2.49%) Power Platform
10 12 (1.66%) Rubrik
11 11 (1.52%) PaaS
12 9 (1.24%) Amazon S3
12 9 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
12 9 (1.24%) Serverless
13 8 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (1.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 8 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (1.11%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 8 (1.11%) Route 53
13 8 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 272 (37.62%) DNS
2 245 (33.89%) DHCP
3 188 (26.00%) Firewall
4 155 (21.44%) WAN
5 150 (20.75%) LAN
6 135 (18.67%) SAN
7 110 (15.21%) TCP/IP
8 77 (10.65%) VPN
9 59 (8.16%) VLAN
10 43 (5.95%) Remote Desktop
11 42 (5.81%) Wi-Fi
12 37 (5.12%) VoIP
13 34 (4.70%) Wireless
14 33 (4.56%) SNMP
15 29 (4.01%) Internet
16 26 (3.60%) NAS
16 26 (3.60%) PBX
17 24 (3.32%) Network Security
17 24 (3.32%) Skype
18 21 (2.90%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (21.02%) SQL Server
2 43 (5.95%) MySQL
3 39 (5.39%) PostgreSQL
4 34 (4.70%) InfluxDB
4 34 (4.70%) MariaDB
5 28 (3.87%) MongoDB
6 16 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (1.80%) Oracle Database
8 12 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
9 11 (1.52%) Power BI
9 11 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (0.41%) MS Access
11 3 (0.41%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (1.80%) Git (software)
1 13 (1.80%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.97%) Bitbucket
4 5 (0.69%) JIRA
5 1 (0.14%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.14%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.14%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.14%) MSI
5 1 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.14%) Subversion
5 1 (0.14%) TeamCity
General
1 176 (24.34%) Social Skills
2 69 (9.54%) Organisational Skills
3 49 (6.78%) Finance
4 41 (5.67%) Telecoms
5 40 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (4.84%) Law
7 18 (2.49%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 18 (2.49%) Manufacturing
8 17 (2.35%) Legal
8 17 (2.35%) Retail
9 15 (2.07%) Public Sector
10 14 (1.94%) Documentation Skills
11 13 (1.80%) Back Office
12 8 (1.11%) Banking
13 6 (0.83%) Military
14 5 (0.69%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.69%) Fire and Rescue
15 4 (0.55%) Advertising
15 4 (0.55%) Publishing
16 3 (0.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 148 (20.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 142 (19.64%) Support Engineer
3 126 (17.43%) IT Engineer
4 115 (15.91%) IT Support
5 89 (12.31%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 86 (11.89%) Administrator
7 81 (11.20%) Analyst
8 76 (10.51%) 2nd Line Support
9 69 (9.54%) Systems Engineer
10 68 (9.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 60 (8.30%) IT Support Engineer
12 58 (8.02%) Systems Administrator
13 50 (6.92%) Support Analyst
14 49 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support
15 48 (6.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 41 (5.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 39 (5.39%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
18 38 (5.26%) DBA
19 36 (4.98%) Azure Engineer
20 34 (4.70%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.32%) COM
2 9 (1.24%) LDAP
3 7 (0.97%) ARM Templates
4 6 (0.83%) .NET
5 5 (0.69%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (0.55%) SAML
6 4 (0.55%) ServiceStack
7 3 (0.41%) Node.js
7 3 (0.41%) React
7 3 (0.41%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.28%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (0.28%) JSON
8 2 (0.28%) LAMP
8 2 (0.28%) WAMP
9 1 (0.14%) WSH
9 1 (0.14%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 66 (9.13%) Data Centre
2 53 (7.33%) Self-Motivation
3 38 (5.26%) Clustering
4 33 (4.56%) User Experience
5 28 (3.87%) Replication
6 22 (3.04%) Management Information System
7 21 (2.90%) Driving Licence
8 15 (2.07%) Video Conferencing
9 14 (1.94%) PKI
10 13 (1.80%) NHS
11 12 (1.66%) Public Cloud
12 11 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (1.24%) IoT
14 7 (0.97%) e-Learning
15 6 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
16 5 (0.69%) BYOD
16 5 (0.69%) CMDB
17 4 (0.55%) EPoS
17 4 (0.55%) Private Cloud
18 3 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 714 (98.76%) Windows
2 471 (65.15%) Windows Server
3 415 (57.40%) Windows Server 2016
4 348 (48.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 260 (35.96%) Windows 10
6 127 (17.57%) Linux
7 117 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 63 (8.71%) CentOS
9 40 (5.53%) Windows 7
10 38 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 34 (4.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 22 (3.04%) Windows 8
13 17 (2.35%) Solaris
14 13 (1.80%) Ubuntu
14 13 (1.80%) Unix
14 13 (1.80%) Windows XP
15 12 (1.66%) Android
15 12 (1.66%) Apple iOS
16 9 (1.24%) VMS
17 5 (0.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (25.31%) ITIL
2 182 (25.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 137 (18.95%) Problem-Solving
4 83 (11.48%) Incident Management
5 72 (9.96%) Disaster Recovery
6 62 (8.58%) Time Management
7 59 (8.16%) Change Management
8 54 (7.47%) Service Delivery
9 53 (7.33%) Mentoring
10 51 (7.05%) Agile
11 48 (6.64%) Project Delivery
12 46 (6.36%) Load Balancing
13 45 (6.22%) DevOps
14 42 (5.81%) Project Management
15 37 (5.12%) Capacity Management
15 37 (5.12%) Storage Management
16 35 (4.84%) Business Continuity
17 34 (4.70%) Information Security
18 33 (4.56%) Security Patching
18 33 (4.56%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 202 (27.94%) PowerShell
2 196 (27.11%) SQL
3 67 (9.27%) Bash
4 27 (3.73%) Python
5 18 (2.49%) VB
6 13 (1.80%) Perl
7 10 (1.38%) T-SQL
8 7 (0.97%) PHP
9 6 (0.83%) VB.NET
10 5 (0.69%) Google Apps Script
11 4 (0.55%) C
11 4 (0.55%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.55%) VBScript
12 3 (0.41%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.14%) R
Qualifications
1 144 (19.92%) Security Cleared
2 89 (12.31%) SC Cleared
3 79 (10.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 49 (6.78%) DV Cleared
5 48 (6.64%) Cisco Certification
6 47 (6.50%) Degree
7 46 (6.36%) MCSE
8 44 (6.09%) CCNA
9 34 (4.70%) MCSA
10 31 (4.29%) MCP
11 23 (3.18%) CCNP
12 22 (3.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 19 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
15 10 (1.38%) DBS Check
16 9 (1.24%) HNC
16 9 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 8 (1.11%) AWS Certification
17 8 (1.11%) CCIE
17 8 (1.11%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (11.20%) SLA
2 34 (4.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (2.21%) Cyber Essentials
3 16 (2.21%) GDPR
3 16 (2.21%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.11%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.69%) NIST
5 5 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.55%) QA
7 3 (0.41%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 582 (80.50%) Active Directory
2 233 (32.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 163 (22.54%) Hyper-V
4 75 (10.37%) VMware ESXi
5 58 (8.02%) vSphere
6 40 (5.53%) Virtual Machines
7 35 (4.84%) XenApp
8 20 (2.77%) Virtual Servers
9 17 (2.35%) Virtual Desktop
10 14 (1.94%) XenDesktop
11 10 (1.38%) Firmware
12 7 (0.97%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.83%) VirtualBox
14 5 (0.69%) BitLocker
14 5 (0.69%) KVM
14 5 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
15 3 (0.41%) Docker
15 3 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
16 2 (0.28%) VMware NSX
16 2 (0.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 135 (18.67%) SCCM
2 115 (15.91%) Microsoft Intune
3 53 (7.33%) Terraform
4 34 (4.70%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 34 (4.70%) vCenter Server
5 31 (4.29%) WSUS
6 29 (4.01%) Single Sign-On
7 27 (3.73%) Ansible
8 23 (3.18%) SCOM
9 21 (2.90%) Microsoft Clustering
10 19 (2.63%) Puppet
11 16 (2.21%) Failover Clustering
12 15 (2.07%) NetBackup
12 15 (2.07%) SolarWinds Orion
13 13 (1.80%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 10 (1.38%) FortiGate
15 9 (1.24%) McAfee ePO
16 6 (0.83%) Backup Exec
16 6 (0.83%) Kubernetes
16 6 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 542 (74.97%) Microsoft
2 341 (47.16%) VMware
3 181 (25.03%) Cisco
4 108 (14.94%) Citrix
5 92 (12.72%) Veeam
6 64 (8.85%) HP
7 52 (7.19%) Oracle
8 51 (7.05%) Juniper
8 51 (7.05%) Meraki
8 51 (7.05%) NetApp
9 45 (6.22%) Red Hat
10 42 (5.81%) Dell
11 41 (5.67%) SolarWinds
12 38 (5.26%) Fortinet
13 25 (3.46%) 3PAR
13 25 (3.46%) Sophos
14 18 (2.49%) Aruba
15 17 (2.35%) IBM
15 17 (2.35%) ServiceNow
16 16 (2.21%) EMC