Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 28 35
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 97 146 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.60% 7.50% 7.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.85% 29.92% 33.20%
Number of salaries quoted 93 135 156
Essex median annual salary £38,500 £45,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.44% +60.71% -34.12%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £19,250
90th Percentile £71,750 £55,000 £58,750
East of England median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14% -5.91%

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 Essex with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 325 488 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 22.11% 25.08% 23.04%
Number of salaries quoted 277 391 368
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -2.44%
10th Percentile £23,100 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £57,500 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Windows Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Essex

Windows Server
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server in Essex.

Salary trend for Windows Server in Essex

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Essex over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Essex

Windows Server
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server within the Essex region over the 6 months to 23 May 2018. 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
Chelmsford +15 23 £38,500 +18.46% 1
Harlow -16 10 £70,000 +147.79% 2
Brentwood +22 6 £50,000 +5.26%
Basildon -7 6 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Colchester -31 6 £27,000 -43.16% 2
Loughton - 3 £32,500 - 1
Waltham Abbey - 2 £38,250 -
Wickford - 2 £25,000 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £31,500 - 1
Canvey Island - 1 £29,000 - 1
Windows Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT jobs citing Windows Server 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 Essex region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 87 (89.69%) Windows
2 62 (63.92%) Active Directory
3 60 (61.86%) Microsoft
4 40 (41.24%) VMware
4 40 (41.24%) Office 365
5 34 (35.05%) Windows 7
6 29 (29.90%) Microsoft Azure
7 28 (28.87%) Hyper-V
8 26 (26.80%) Microsoft Office
8 26 (26.80%) Windows 10
9 25 (25.77%) SQL Server
9 25 (25.77%) SQL
9 25 (25.77%) TCP/IP
9 25 (25.77%) Amazon AWS
9 25 (25.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (24.74%) Finance
11 22 (22.68%) ITIL
11 22 (22.68%) vSphere
12 21 (21.65%) Linux
12 21 (21.65%) DNS
13 19 (19.59%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (19.59%) MS Exchange
14 17 (17.53%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (16.49%) .NET
16 15 (15.46%) Web Services
16 15 (15.46%) SAN
16 15 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (15.46%) Windows Server 2008
17 14 (14.43%) VMware ESXi
17 14 (14.43%) C#

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 19 (19.59%) MS Exchange
2 12 (12.37%) IIS
3 10 (10.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.06%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.06%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (1.03%) Apache
Applications
1 26 (26.80%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 40 (41.24%) Office 365
2 29 (29.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (25.77%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (6.19%) Mimecast
5 2 (2.06%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.06%) IaaS
6 1 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.03%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 25 (25.77%) TCP/IP
2 21 (21.65%) DNS
3 15 (15.46%) SAN
4 13 (13.40%) NAS
5 12 (12.37%) Firewall
5 12 (12.37%) LAN
5 12 (12.37%) VPN
5 12 (12.37%) WAN
6 11 (11.34%) VLAN
7 8 (8.25%) DHCP
8 6 (6.19%) VoIP
9 5 (5.15%) Ethernet
10 4 (4.12%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (3.09%) Internet
12 2 (2.06%) DMZ
12 2 (2.06%) IMAP
12 2 (2.06%) SMTP
13 1 (1.03%) ATM
13 1 (1.03%) IP Telephony
13 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.77%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.40%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (11.34%) SQL Server 2014
3 11 (11.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (11.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (9.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (6.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database
6 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (4.12%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (3.09%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.09%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.06%) GIS
10 1 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.03%) MySQL
10 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 24 (24.74%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (23.71%) Support Engineer
2 19 (19.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (19.59%) IT Engineer
3 15 (15.46%) Senior IT Engineer
4 14 (14.43%) Desktop Engineer
4 14 (14.43%) Desktop Support
4 14 (14.43%) Developer
4 14 (14.43%) IT Support
4 14 (14.43%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 13 (13.40%) .NET Developer
6 10 (10.31%) Analyst
6 10 (10.31%) Lead .NET Developer
6 10 (10.31%) Lead Developer
7 9 (9.28%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (8.25%) IT Support Engineer
8 8 (8.25%) Senior IT Support
8 8 (8.25%) Senior Support Engineer
9 7 (7.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 7 (7.22%) Senior Desktop Support
9 7 (7.22%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.49%) .NET
2 15 (15.46%) Web Services
3 13 (13.40%) ASP.NET
3 13 (13.40%) HTML
4 12 (12.37%) RESTful
5 11 (11.34%) .NET Framework
6 10 (10.31%) AngularJS
6 10 (10.31%) KnockoutJS
6 10 (10.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (10.31%) WCF
7 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.09%) XML
8 2 (2.06%) CSS
8 2 (2.06%) J2EE
8 2 (2.06%) jQuery
8 2 (2.06%) JSF
8 2 (2.06%) MAPI
9 1 (1.03%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.03%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (5.15%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.12%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.12%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.06%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.03%) APACS
5 1 (1.03%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.03%) EFT
5 1 (1.03%) EFTPOS
5 1 (1.03%) EMV
5 1 (1.03%) EPoS
5 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.03%) NHS
5 1 (1.03%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 87 (89.69%) Windows
2 34 (35.05%) Windows 7
3 26 (26.80%) Windows 10
4 25 (25.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (21.65%) Linux
6 15 (15.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (9.28%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.03%) Unix
9 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.68%) ITIL
2 15 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (13.40%) MVC
4 11 (11.34%) Kanban
4 11 (11.34%) Scrum
5 10 (10.31%) BDD
5 10 (10.31%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (10.31%) Feature Driven Development
5 10 (10.31%) IT Strategy
5 10 (10.31%) Refactoring
5 10 (10.31%) TDD
6 8 (8.25%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (5.15%) Patch Management
8 4 (4.12%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.12%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.09%) Change Control
9 3 (3.09%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.09%) High Availability
9 3 (3.09%) Proactive Monitoring
9 3 (3.09%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.77%) SQL
2 14 (14.43%) C#
3 13 (13.40%) JavaScript
4 12 (12.37%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.15%) Java
6 4 (4.12%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.06%) C
7 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (19.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.25%) MCITP
3 5 (5.15%) Degree
3 5 (5.15%) MCSA
4 4 (4.12%) MCSE
5 3 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (3.09%) MCP
6 2 (2.06%) CCNA
6 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.06%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.03%) CCENT
7 1 (1.03%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.03%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.03%) PMO
System Software
1 62 (63.92%) Active Directory
2 28 (28.87%) Hyper-V
3 22 (22.68%) vSphere
4 17 (17.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (14.43%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (6.19%) XenApp
7 4 (4.12%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.06%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.03%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (11.34%) SCCM
2 5 (5.15%) WSUS
3 4 (4.12%) ThinApp
4 3 (3.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (3.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.06%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.03%) SCOM
6 1 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 60 (61.86%) Microsoft
2 40 (41.24%) VMware
3 13 (13.40%) Draytek
3 13 (13.40%) SonicWALL
4 11 (11.34%) Citrix
5 10 (10.31%) Cisco
6 7 (7.22%) Symantec
7 6 (6.19%) HP
8 5 (5.15%) Oracle
8 5 (5.15%) Sophos
9 4 (4.12%) Meraki
10 2 (2.06%) Fujitsu
11 1 (1.03%) Cubic Transportation
11 1 (1.03%) Elavon
11 1 (1.03%) FIS
11 1 (1.03%) Hypercom
11 1 (1.03%) Ingenico
11 1 (1.03%) Okta
11 1 (1.03%) Thales
11 1 (1.03%) WorldPay