Period
to 14 June 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 14 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2019
UK > England
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 447 520 962
Rank change year-on-year +73 +442 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2019 540 341 131
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.60% 0.44% 0.099%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.24% 2.10% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 455 300 114
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £22,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £41,250 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% -
75th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £64,350 £65,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.75% -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 16,684 16,270 30,598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.65% 21.14% 23.01%
Number of salaries quoted 12,742 13,430 24,694
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,500 £35,000 £32,667
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +3.26%

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 14 June 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 14 June 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 +30 123 £37,500 +7.14% 38
South East +43 118 £43,750 -7.89% 14
London -24 114 £50,000 -9.09% 23
Midlands +40 90 £38,000 +8.57% 29
South West -58 54 £35,000 -9.09% 23
Yorkshire -17 50 £40,000 +6.67% 12
North West +7 49 £35,500 +29.09% 25
West Midlands +7 47 £40,500 +15.71% 19
East Midlands -4 43 £34,750 -0.71% 10
East of England -16 34 £55,000 +29.41% 9
North East +14 24 £37,500 -31.82% 1
Windows Server 2019
UK

For the 6 months to 14 June 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.

1 524 (97.04%) Windows
2 428 (79.26%) Active Directory
3 394 (72.96%) Windows Server
4 381 (70.56%) Microsoft
5 339 (62.78%) VMware
6 327 (60.56%) Windows Server 2016
7 319 (59.07%) Microsoft 365
8 298 (55.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 295 (54.63%) Azure
10 229 (42.41%) VMware Infrastructure
11 202 (37.41%) Firewall
12 188 (34.81%) PowerShell
13 169 (31.30%) Hyper-V
14 167 (30.93%) Windows 10
15 166 (30.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 164 (30.37%) DNS
17 152 (28.15%) Cisco
18 140 (25.93%) DHCP
19 137 (25.37%) Windows Server 2008
20 133 (24.63%) MS Exchange
21 126 (23.33%) Azure Active Directory
22 122 (22.59%) Citrix
23 116 (21.48%) Social Skills
24 105 (19.44%) SharePoint
25 101 (18.70%) SAN
26 99 (18.33%) VPN
27 98 (18.15%) Veeam
28 87 (16.11%) Microsoft Office
29 86 (15.93%) Linux
29 86 (15.93%) LAN

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
1 133 (24.63%) MS Exchange
2 105 (19.44%) SharePoint
3 49 (9.07%) Exchange Server 2013
4 29 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (3.33%) IIS
6 11 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (1.85%) Confluence
8 9 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (0.93%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.56%) CMS
10 3 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.56%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.56%) WordPress
11 1 (0.19%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.19%) nginx
11 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 87 (16.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.19%) MicroStation
2 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.19%) Revit
Business Applications
1 7 (1.30%) SAP Business One
2 5 (0.93%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.19%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 319 (59.07%) Microsoft 365
2 295 (54.63%) Azure
3 126 (23.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 85 (15.74%) IaaS
5 75 (13.89%) AWS
6 54 (10.00%) PaaS
7 40 (7.41%) SaaS
8 24 (4.44%) Mimecast
9 22 (4.07%) OneDrive
10 12 (2.22%) Power Platform
11 8 (1.48%) Dynamics 365
11 8 (1.48%) Google Workspace
12 3 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.56%) Amazon ECS
12 3 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.56%) Route 53
13 2 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.19%) Amazon EKS
14 1 (0.19%) GCP
14 1 (0.19%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 202 (37.41%) Firewall
2 164 (30.37%) DNS
3 140 (25.93%) DHCP
4 101 (18.70%) SAN
5 99 (18.33%) VPN
6 86 (15.93%) LAN
7 84 (15.56%) TCP/IP
8 80 (14.81%) WAN
9 52 (9.63%) VLAN
10 51 (9.44%) Wireless
11 41 (7.59%) VoIP
12 32 (5.93%) Network Security
13 30 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
14 25 (4.63%) Internet
14 25 (4.63%) Remote Desktop
15 23 (4.26%) MPLS
16 19 (3.52%) NAS
17 17 (3.15%) iSCSI
18 16 (2.96%) Cisco ASA
19 15 (2.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (12.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (1.30%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.11%) Power BI
6 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.37%) GIS
8 2 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.19%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.19%) MySQL
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 4 (0.74%) JIRA
2 3 (0.56%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.37%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.19%) Robot Framework
4 1 (0.19%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 116 (21.48%) Social Skills
2 29 (5.37%) Legal
3 23 (4.26%) Finance
4 21 (3.89%) Law
4 21 (3.89%) Public Sector
4 21 (3.89%) Retail
5 18 (3.33%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (1.67%) Documentation Skills
9 8 (1.48%) Organisational Skills
10 6 (1.11%) Back Office
10 6 (1.11%) Games
10 6 (1.11%) Influencing Skills
11 5 (0.93%) Marketing
12 4 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.74%) Presentation Skills
13 3 (0.56%) Billing
13 3 (0.56%) Electronics
13 3 (0.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 131 (24.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 64 (11.85%) Support Engineer
3 60 (11.11%) Administrator
3 60 (11.11%) IT Engineer
4 53 (9.81%) Analyst
5 50 (9.26%) IT Support
6 39 (7.22%) Systems Administrator
7 35 (6.48%) Server Engineer
8 33 (6.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 32 (5.93%) Windows Engineer
10 31 (5.74%) IT Manager
11 29 (5.37%) 2nd Line Support
11 29 (5.37%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 28 (5.19%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
13 24 (4.44%) Consultant
14 23 (4.26%) Azure Engineer
15 22 (4.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 22 (4.07%) Systems Engineer
16 20 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
16 20 (3.70%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.41%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (2.22%) COM
3 11 (2.04%) .NET
3 11 (2.04%) SAML
4 7 (1.30%) CGI
5 6 (1.11%) JSON
5 6 (1.11%) OAuth
5 6 (1.11%) OpenID
6 4 (0.74%) CSS
6 4 (0.74%) HTML
6 4 (0.74%) LDAP
6 4 (0.74%) WSH
7 3 (0.56%) HTML5
8 1 (0.19%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.19%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.19%) Web Services
8 1 (0.19%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 63 (11.67%) Data Centre
2 48 (8.89%) Self-Motivation
3 27 (5.00%) PKI
4 26 (4.81%) Replication
5 25 (4.63%) Public Cloud
6 22 (4.07%) Driving Licence
7 21 (3.89%) Clustering
8 17 (3.15%) Linux Command Line
9 15 (2.78%) User Experience
10 14 (2.59%) iPhone
11 13 (2.41%) Cloud Native
12 11 (2.04%) Management Information System
13 9 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
14 8 (1.48%) iPad
15 7 (1.30%) Fat Client
15 7 (1.30%) Thin Client
16 6 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
17 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Licensing
17 5 (0.93%) Private Cloud
18 4 (0.74%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 524 (97.04%) Windows
2 394 (72.96%) Windows Server
3 327 (60.56%) Windows Server 2016
4 298 (55.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 167 (30.93%) Windows 10
6 137 (25.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 86 (15.93%) Linux
8 42 (7.78%) Windows 7
9 27 (5.00%) Android
9 27 (5.00%) Windows 8
10 23 (4.26%) Ubuntu
11 21 (3.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (2.78%) CentOS
14 8 (1.48%) Apple iOS
15 7 (1.30%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.93%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.56%) Unix
18 2 (0.37%) Debian
19 1 (0.19%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (30.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 84 (15.56%) ITIL
3 63 (11.67%) Migration
4 56 (10.37%) DevOps
5 55 (10.19%) Problem-Solving
6 40 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 37 (6.85%) Change Management
8 35 (6.48%) Service Delivery
9 33 (6.11%) Project Delivery
10 31 (5.74%) Configuration Management
10 31 (5.74%) Continuous Improvement
11 26 (4.81%) Mentoring
12 25 (4.63%) Project Management
13 22 (4.07%) Patch Management
14 21 (3.89%) High Availability
14 21 (3.89%) ITSM
14 21 (3.89%) Service Management
15 20 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
16 19 (3.52%) Computer Science
16 19 (3.52%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 188 (34.81%) PowerShell
2 77 (14.26%) SQL
3 15 (2.78%) Bash Shell
4 14 (2.59%) VBScript
5 11 (2.04%) Python
6 10 (1.85%) C#
7 7 (1.30%) PHP
7 7 (1.30%) VB
8 3 (0.56%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.37%) C
9 2 (0.37%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.37%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 70 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
1 70 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 42 (7.78%) SC Cleared
3 35 (6.48%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (6.11%) MCSE
5 29 (5.37%) MCSA
6 21 (3.89%) CCNA
7 20 (3.70%) MCP
8 16 (2.96%) Degree
8 16 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (2.59%) BPSS Clearance
10 13 (2.41%) CCNP
11 9 (1.67%) MCITP
12 8 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.48%) VCP6
13 6 (1.11%) CCA
13 6 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (1.11%) DBS Check
14 5 (0.93%) DV Cleared
14 5 (0.93%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (3.70%) SLA
3 13 (2.41%) GDPR
4 5 (0.93%) PMO
5 4 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 428 (79.26%) Active Directory
2 229 (42.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 169 (31.30%) Hyper-V
4 48 (8.89%) VMware ESXi
5 39 (7.22%) vSphere
6 31 (5.74%) Virtual Machines
7 30 (5.56%) XenApp
8 26 (4.81%) Docker
9 22 (4.07%) Virtual Servers
10 17 (3.15%) XenDesktop
11 12 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
12 9 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 8 (1.48%) NFS
13 8 (1.48%) VMware NSX
14 7 (1.30%) Terminal Services
15 5 (0.93%) FreeRADIUS
15 5 (0.93%) Xen
16 4 (0.74%) Shibboleth
16 4 (0.74%) VirtualBox
16 4 (0.74%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 80 (14.81%) SCCM
2 63 (11.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 28 (5.19%) SCVMM
4 26 (4.81%) Single Sign-On
5 24 (4.44%) Ansible
6 23 (4.26%) SCOM
7 22 (4.07%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 20 (3.70%) Kubernetes
9 18 (3.33%) FortiGate
9 18 (3.33%) Terraform
10 17 (3.15%) Microsoft Clustering
11 16 (2.96%) McAfee ePO
12 14 (2.59%) Packer
13 13 (2.41%) Consul
13 13 (2.41%) Grafana
13 13 (2.41%) Graphite
13 13 (2.41%) Nagios
13 13 (2.41%) Opsview
13 13 (2.41%) Prometheus
14 12 (2.22%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 381 (70.56%) Microsoft
2 339 (62.78%) VMware
3 152 (28.15%) Cisco
4 122 (22.59%) Citrix
5 98 (18.15%) Veeam
6 44 (8.15%) Sophos
7 36 (6.67%) HP
7 36 (6.67%) SolarWinds
8 27 (5.00%) Meraki
8 27 (5.00%) NetApp
9 24 (4.44%) ServiceNow
10 22 (4.07%) Dell
11 21 (3.89%) Apple
12 20 (3.70%) McAfee
13 16 (2.96%) Palo Alto
13 16 (2.96%) SAP
14 14 (2.59%) SonicWALL
15 12 (2.22%) Juniper
16 10 (1.85%) EMC
16 10 (1.85%) Red Hat