Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 42 36
Rank change year-on-year +15 -6 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 76 78 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 7.24% 5.66% 5.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.57% 28.36% 26.48%
Number of salaries quoted 53 67 100
Essex median annual salary £27,500 £39,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.49% -13.33% +28.57%
10th Percentile £21,250 £19,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £72,500 £53,075
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25% -

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 257 275 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 24.50% 19.97% 22.62%
Number of salaries quoted 150 246 338
Essex median annual salary £33,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.56% - +28.57%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,000 £26,191
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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
Harlow +27 16 £50,000 -28.57% 2
Rayleigh - 13 £25,000 -
Basildon -3 9 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Colchester +12 4 £45,000 +28.57%
Chelmsford +2 4 £25,000 -23.08% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £31,500 -
Grays +3 2 £28,750 +27.78% 1
Brentwood +1 1 - -
Thurrock 0 1 £31,500 +26.60%
Dunmow -1 1 £20,000 -2.44%
Windows Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 74 (97.37%) Windows
2 53 (69.74%) Active Directory
3 40 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (50.00%) DNS
5 36 (47.37%) VMware
6 33 (43.42%) Microsoft
7 30 (39.47%) Citrix
8 28 (36.84%) Microsoft Office
8 28 (36.84%) vSphere
9 24 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (31.58%) ITIL
9 24 (31.58%) DHCP
10 23 (30.26%) TCP/IP
11 22 (28.95%) Windows 10
12 21 (27.63%) XenDesktop
13 20 (26.32%) Windows 7
14 19 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (23.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 18 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (21.05%) Asset Management
16 16 (21.05%) Management Information System
16 16 (21.05%) HP
16 16 (21.05%) Six Sigma
16 16 (21.05%) Change Management
16 16 (21.05%) Data Centre
16 16 (21.05%) 3PAR
16 16 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
17 15 (19.74%) Fibre Channel
17 15 (19.74%) Continuous Improvement
17 15 (19.74%) BitLocker

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 15 (19.74%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.63%) IIS
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 28 (36.84%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) assyst
1 1 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) Office 365
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 38 (50.00%) DNS
2 24 (31.58%) DHCP
3 23 (30.26%) TCP/IP
4 15 (19.74%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (7.89%) SAN
6 4 (5.26%) VoIP
7 3 (3.95%) Firewall
7 3 (3.95%) VPN
8 2 (2.63%) NAS
8 2 (2.63%) Wireless
9 1 (1.32%) Network Security
9 1 (1.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) MySQL
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.32%) QlikView
3 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (11.84%) Retail
2 8 (10.53%) Electronics
3 3 (3.95%) Finance
4 1 (1.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (23.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (21.05%) Support Technician
3 14 (18.42%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (17.11%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 12 (15.79%) Support Engineer
6 10 (13.16%) IT Support
6 10 (13.16%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (11.84%) Analyst
8 8 (10.53%) Data Centre Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) IT Analyst
9 6 (7.89%) IT Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) 1st Line Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (6.58%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) IT Support Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) Server Support
10 5 (6.58%) Support Analyst
11 4 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 4 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
11 4 (5.26%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) .NET
2 2 (2.63%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.63%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.63%) Entity Framework
2 2 (2.63%) HTML
2 2 (2.63%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (2.63%) RESTful
2 2 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (2.63%) WCF
2 2 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Data Centre
1 16 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.95%) CCTV
2 3 (3.95%) Smartphone
2 3 (3.95%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.63%) NHS
4 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 74 (97.37%) Windows
2 40 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (28.95%) Windows 10
5 20 (26.32%) Windows 7
6 14 (18.42%) Windows 8
7 6 (7.89%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.95%) Linux
9 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.32%) Android
10 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.58%) ITIL
2 18 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 16 (21.05%) Asset Management
3 16 (21.05%) Change Management
3 16 (21.05%) Six Sigma
4 15 (19.74%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (18.42%) Service Management
6 13 (17.11%) Customer Engagement
6 13 (17.11%) Risk Management
6 13 (17.11%) Technical Leadership
6 13 (17.11%) Vulnerability Management
7 11 (14.47%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (10.53%) Line Management
9 5 (6.58%) Data Security
9 5 (6.58%) ITSM
9 5 (6.58%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (3.95%) Project Management
10 3 (3.95%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.11%) SQL
2 5 (6.58%) C
3 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.63%) C#
4 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) ITIL Certification
2 13 (17.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.95%) MCSA
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.95%) MOS
3 3 (3.95%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (2.63%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.42%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (69.74%) Active Directory
2 28 (36.84%) vSphere
3 21 (27.63%) XenDesktop
4 19 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (19.74%) BitLocker
6 15 (19.74%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (11.84%) XenApp
8 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (19.74%) SCCM
1 15 (19.74%) SCOM
2 14 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (18.42%) Puppet
3 13 (17.11%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 36 (47.37%) VMware
2 33 (43.42%) Microsoft
3 30 (39.47%) Citrix
4 16 (21.05%) 3PAR
4 16 (21.05%) HP
5 15 (19.74%) Brocade
6 13 (17.11%) Avaya
7 5 (6.58%) Sage
8 4 (5.26%) Cisco
9 3 (3.95%) Apple
9 3 (3.95%) Samsung
10 2 (2.63%) Google
10 2 (2.63%) Veeam
11 1 (1.32%) Fujitsu
11 1 (1.32%) IBM
11 1 (1.32%) Netezza
11 1 (1.32%) Oracle
11 1 (1.32%) Progress
11 1 (1.32%) Remedy
11 1 (1.32%) Sophos