Windows Server Jobs in England

Microsoft Windows Server
UK > England

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Windows Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server over the 6 months to 23 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
23 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 60 99 113
Rank change year-on-year +39 +14 -45
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 3,277 3,201 4,239
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.87% 3.40% 3.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.03% 21.07% 16.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2,917 2,583 3,638
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
25th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £30,656
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.49% +4.71% -
75th Percentile £54,000 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £68,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -

All Operating Systems
England

Windows Server 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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 12,590 15,194 25,001
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 14.88% 16.14% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10,032 10,428 15,220
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,937 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -14.29% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £62,500 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% - +5.00%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in England

Windows Server
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Windows Server in England

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server in England over the 6 months to 23 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in England

Windows Server
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 within the England region over the 6 months to 23 April 2024. 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
South East +32 809 £40,000 +14.29% 157
London +33 658 £60,000 +10.09% 110
North of England +24 635 £38,000 -5.00% 124
Midlands +44 545 £37,750 -2.58% 109
South West +14 325 £42,500 +6.25% 59
West Midlands +32 312 £36,250 -8.97% 69
East of England +22 294 £32,500 -18.75% 70
Yorkshire +70 290 £37,500 -1.32% 41
North West -28 233 £43,500 -3.33% 66
East Midlands +42 228 £40,000 +6.67% 40
North East +24 112 £35,000 -14.63% 20
Windows Server
UK

Windows Server
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 824 (25.14%) Microsoft Exchange
2 540 (16.48%) SharePoint
3 99 (3.02%) IIS
4 37 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 30 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (0.55%) Confluence
7 17 (0.52%) CMS
8 13 (0.40%) WordPress
9 11 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (0.27%) Skype for Business
11 8 (0.24%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.18%) Apache
13 5 (0.15%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (0.12%) SAS
14 4 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.12%) TWiki
15 3 (0.092%) GlassFish
15 3 (0.092%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 378 (11.53%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.21%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.092%) Final Cut Pro
6 3 (0.092%) Pro Tools
6 3 (0.092%) SPSS
7 2 (0.061%) CATIA
7 2 (0.061%) NASTRAN
7 2 (0.061%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.031%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.031%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.031%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.031%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.031%) Trello
8 1 (0.031%) Weka
Business Applications
1 7 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
1 7 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
2 5 (0.15%) Carpe Diem
3 3 (0.092%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 3 (0.092%) Shopify
4 2 (0.061%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.061%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.061%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.031%) Farmplan
5 1 (0.031%) KEYPrime
5 1 (0.031%) Magento
5 1 (0.031%) Sage 300 ERP
5 1 (0.031%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.031%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.031%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,938 (59.14%) Microsoft 365
2 1,597 (48.73%) Azure
3 575 (17.55%) Entra ID
4 365 (11.14%) AWS
5 255 (7.78%) OneDrive
6 95 (2.90%) SaaS
7 88 (2.69%) IaaS
8 69 (2.11%) Mimecast
9 68 (2.08%) Google Workspace
10 67 (2.04%) GCP
10 67 (2.04%) Power Platform
11 54 (1.65%) GitHub
12 52 (1.59%) Azure DevOps
13 51 (1.56%) Nutanix
14 49 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
15 44 (1.34%) PaaS
16 36 (1.10%) WhatsApp
17 35 (1.07%) Power Automate
18 30 (0.92%) Azure Monitor
19 26 (0.79%) Rubrik
Communications & Networking
1 973 (29.69%) Firewall
2 812 (24.78%) DNS
3 655 (19.99%) DHCP
4 388 (11.84%) WAN
5 380 (11.60%) VPN
6 376 (11.47%) LAN
7 371 (11.32%) TCP/IP
8 329 (10.04%) SAN
9 237 (7.23%) Wi-Fi
10 233 (7.11%) VLAN
11 198 (6.04%) Wireless
12 179 (5.46%) VoIP
13 129 (3.94%) NAS
14 76 (2.32%) Remote Desktop
15 74 (2.26%) Internet
16 65 (1.98%) Network Security
17 58 (1.77%) SD-WAN
18 40 (1.22%) MPLS
18 40 (1.22%) WLAN
19 38 (1.16%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 338 (10.31%) SQL Server
2 77 (2.35%) Amazon RDS
3 50 (1.53%) Power BI
4 42 (1.28%) MySQL
5 23 (0.70%) DB2
6 20 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (0.49%) Relational Database
9 13 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
10 11 (0.34%) MariaDB
11 10 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (0.24%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.21%) Big Data
13 7 (0.21%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.15%) MongoDB
15 4 (0.12%) InfluxDB
15 4 (0.12%) Redis
15 4 (0.12%) UniData
Development Applications
1 61 (1.86%) Git
2 60 (1.83%) JIRA
3 29 (0.88%) Jenkins
4 28 (0.85%) GitLab
5 10 (0.31%) Trac
6 9 (0.27%) Bitbucket
7 8 (0.24%) Robot Framework
7 8 (0.24%) TeamCity
8 7 (0.21%) Snyk
9 6 (0.18%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (0.15%) Katalon Studio
10 5 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.12%) eggPlant
11 4 (0.12%) Hudson
11 4 (0.12%) MSI
11 4 (0.12%) Subversion
11 4 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.12%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.092%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 978 (29.84%) Social Skills
2 305 (9.31%) Finance
3 245 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
4 150 (4.58%) Law
5 110 (3.36%) Telecoms
6 108 (3.30%) Organisational Skills
7 106 (3.23%) Retail
8 85 (2.59%) Manufacturing
9 78 (2.38%) Documentation Skills
9 78 (2.38%) Legal
10 71 (2.17%) Public Sector
11 58 (1.77%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 54 (1.65%) Banking
13 44 (1.34%) Marketing
14 39 (1.19%) Games
15 32 (0.98%) Aerospace
16 25 (0.76%) Presentation Skills
17 23 (0.70%) Automotive
18 18 (0.55%) Investment Banking
18 18 (0.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 614 (18.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 587 (17.91%) IT Support
3 580 (17.70%) Support Engineer
4 556 (16.97%) IT Engineer
5 395 (12.05%) Senior
6 350 (10.68%) Analyst
7 337 (10.28%) IT Support Engineer
8 220 (6.71%) 2nd Line Support
9 208 (6.35%) IT Technician
10 159 (4.85%) Lead
11 156 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 155 (4.73%) 3rd Line Support
13 147 (4.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 141 (4.30%) Support Technician
15 131 (4.00%) Administrator
16 130 (3.97%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 126 (3.84%) IT Manager
18 123 (3.75%) Support Analyst
19 121 (3.69%) Systems Engineer
20 119 (3.63%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (1.28%) ARM Templates
2 39 (1.19%) .NET
3 24 (0.73%) LDAP
4 22 (0.67%) JSON
5 20 (0.61%) HTML
6 16 (0.49%) REST
7 13 (0.40%) LAMP
7 13 (0.40%) React
8 11 (0.34%) CSS
8 11 (0.34%) YAML
9 10 (0.31%) .NET Core
10 9 (0.27%) AngularJS
10 9 (0.27%) XML
11 7 (0.21%) ADSI
11 7 (0.21%) ASP.NET
11 7 (0.21%) EDI
11 7 (0.21%) Elastic Stack
11 7 (0.21%) Web Services
12 6 (0.18%) .NET Framework
12 6 (0.18%) AWS CDK
Miscellaneous
1 221 (6.74%) Data Centre
2 187 (5.71%) Driving Licence
3 154 (4.70%) Self-Motivation
4 137 (4.18%) Replication
5 135 (4.12%) Management Information System
6 116 (3.54%) Clustering
7 95 (2.90%) PKI
8 83 (2.53%) Onboarding
9 50 (1.53%) Public Cloud
10 35 (1.07%) Client/Server
10 35 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
11 34 (1.04%) CMDB
12 33 (1.01%) Operational Technology
13 28 (0.85%) NHS
14 25 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
15 22 (0.67%) iPad
16 21 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
16 21 (0.64%) Security Posture
17 19 (0.58%) Fat Client
17 19 (0.58%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3,275 (99.94%) Windows
2 590 (18.00%) Windows 10
3 536 (16.36%) Linux
4 440 (13.43%) Windows Server 2016
5 396 (12.08%) Windows Server 2019
6 383 (11.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 130 (3.97%) Windows 7
8 118 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 93 (2.84%) Windows 8
10 77 (2.35%) Apple iOS
10 77 (2.35%) Mac OS
11 74 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 68 (2.08%) Unix
13 62 (1.89%) Android
14 53 (1.62%) Ubuntu
15 40 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
16 38 (1.16%) VMS
17 32 (0.98%) CentOS
18 31 (0.95%) Mac OS X
19 22 (0.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 789 (24.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 667 (20.35%) Problem-Solving
3 595 (18.16%) ITIL
4 518 (15.81%) Customer Service
5 405 (12.36%) Cybersecurity
6 238 (7.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 203 (6.19%) Migration
8 195 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
9 194 (5.92%) DevOps
10 190 (5.80%) Mentoring
11 182 (5.55%) Project Delivery
12 154 (4.70%) Project Management
13 153 (4.67%) Service Management
14 148 (4.52%) Agile
15 143 (4.36%) Server Management
16 139 (4.24%) Change Management
17 138 (4.21%) Incident Management
18 128 (3.91%) Service Delivery
19 114 (3.48%) Time Management
20 107 (3.27%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 698 (21.30%) PowerShell
2 405 (12.36%) SQL
3 150 (4.58%) Python
4 95 (2.90%) Bash
5 75 (2.29%) C#
6 40 (1.22%) VBScript
7 39 (1.19%) VB
8 35 (1.07%) Java
9 29 (0.88%) JavaScript
10 22 (0.67%) T-SQL
11 18 (0.55%) Bicep
12 17 (0.52%) Perl
13 16 (0.49%) Korn
14 14 (0.43%) Ruby
15 11 (0.34%) C++
15 11 (0.34%) Delphi
16 10 (0.31%) ActionScript
17 7 (0.21%) TypeScript
18 5 (0.15%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 399 (12.18%) Degree
2 361 (11.02%) Security Cleared
3 274 (8.36%) SC Cleared
4 271 (8.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 201 (6.13%) DV Cleared
6 122 (3.72%) Cisco Certification
7 107 (3.27%) CCNA
8 106 (3.23%) MCSE
9 94 (2.87%) DBS Check
10 89 (2.72%) MCSA
11 66 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 65 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
13 51 (1.56%) Azure Certification
14 47 (1.43%) A+ Certification
15 38 (1.16%) MCP
16 36 (1.10%) AWS Certification
17 34 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
18 31 (0.95%) CCNP
19 30 (0.92%) Network+ Certification
20 26 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 255 (7.78%) SLA
2 93 (2.84%) Cyber Essentials
3 73 (2.23%) GDPR
4 58 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (0.61%) Accessibility
6 16 (0.49%) NIST
7 15 (0.46%) PMO
8 13 (0.40%) QA
9 12 (0.37%) PCI DSS
10 11 (0.34%) SOC 2
11 9 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 9 (0.27%) ITGC
12 4 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 4 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.092%) GRC
13 3 (0.092%) NCSC
14 2 (0.061%) Data Quality
14 2 (0.061%) Disclosure Scotland
14 2 (0.061%) HIPAA
15 1 (0.031%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 2,112 (64.45%) Active Directory
2 983 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 838 (25.57%) Hyper-V
4 217 (6.62%) VMware ESXi
5 208 (6.35%) vSphere
6 133 (4.06%) Virtual Machines
7 83 (2.53%) Virtual Desktop
8 74 (2.26%) XenApp
9 62 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
9 62 (1.89%) XenDesktop
10 55 (1.68%) Docker
11 50 (1.53%) VirtualBox
12 38 (1.16%) Firmware
13 30 (0.92%) Terminal Services
14 17 (0.52%) NFS
15 15 (0.46%) pfSense
15 15 (0.46%) vCloud
16 14 (0.43%) VMware NSX
17 12 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 12 (0.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 514 (15.69%) Microsoft Intune
2 348 (10.62%) SCCM
3 163 (4.97%) vCenter Server
4 126 (3.84%) WSUS
5 111 (3.39%) SCOM
6 78 (2.38%) Ansible
7 74 (2.26%) Kubernetes
8 67 (2.04%) Single Sign-On
9 66 (2.01%) Terraform
10 54 (1.65%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 53 (1.62%) Microsoft Clustering
12 44 (1.34%) Failover Clustering
13 37 (1.13%) FortiGate
14 35 (1.07%) Jamf Pro
14 35 (1.07%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 29 (0.88%) Puppet
16 25 (0.76%) Nessus
17 24 (0.73%) Nagios
17 24 (0.73%) NetBackup
18 23 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1,979 (60.39%) Microsoft
2 1,472 (44.92%) VMware
3 406 (12.39%) Cisco
4 334 (10.19%) Citrix
5 303 (9.25%) Veeam
6 192 (5.86%) HP
7 135 (4.12%) Apple
8 124 (3.78%) Dell
9 122 (3.72%) Meraki
10 111 (3.39%) Google
11 93 (2.84%) Sophos
12 82 (2.50%) Red Hat
13 71 (2.17%) Commvault
13 71 (2.17%) NetApp
14 70 (2.14%) ServiceNow
15 63 (1.92%) Aruba
15 63 (1.92%) SolarWinds
16 58 (1.77%) Oracle
17 55 (1.68%) Fortinet
18 51 (1.56%) Juniper