Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 33 36
Rank change year-on-year -10 +3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 70 127 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.00% 6.21% 5.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.36% 28.48% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 59 108 142
Essex median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +25.93% -15.63%
10th Percentile £19,250 £30,350 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,875 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +3.90% +6.21%

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 276 446 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 19.73% 21.82% 21.55%
Number of salaries quoted 244 337 413
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £46,924 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.43% +26.82% -8.64%
10th Percentile £20,000 £27,650 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £70,000 £52,500
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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 2017. 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 -16 9 £65,000 +100.00%
Colchester -7 8 £45,000 -1.10%
Braintree - 8 £20,500 - 1
Brentwood +10 7 £25,500 -47.96%
Basildon +15 5 £35,000 +18.64% 2
Chelmsford -19 4 £31,250 -21.88% 1
Loughton - 3 £50,000 -
Purfleet - 3 £23,000 -
Billericay +6 1 £30,000 -11.11%
Waltham Abbey 0 1 £25,000 -9.09%
Thurrock - 1 £24,882 -
Dunmow - 1 £20,500 -
Grays - 1 £22,500 -
Rochford - 1 - -
Windows Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 63 (90.00%) Windows
2 35 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 24 (34.29%) Active Directory
4 21 (30.00%) VMware
5 20 (28.57%) Office 365
6 19 (27.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (27.14%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (24.29%) SQL Server
8 16 (22.86%) Microsoft Office
9 14 (20.00%) IIS
9 14 (20.00%) Cisco
10 13 (18.57%) SQL
10 13 (18.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (17.14%) Web Services
11 12 (17.14%) Citrix
12 11 (15.71%) .NET
12 11 (15.71%) C#
13 10 (14.29%) JavaScript
13 10 (14.29%) .NET Framework
13 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
14 9 (12.86%) SCCM
14 9 (12.86%) Linux
14 9 (12.86%) LAN
14 9 (12.86%) SAN
14 9 (12.86%) Sophos
15 8 (11.43%) Firewall
15 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification

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 14 (20.00%) IIS
2 8 (11.43%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.29%) Apache
4 2 (2.86%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (22.86%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 20 (28.57%) Office 365
2 19 (27.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.43%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) LAN
1 9 (12.86%) SAN
2 8 (11.43%) Firewall
2 8 (11.43%) WAN
3 5 (7.14%) VLAN
4 4 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (5.71%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (5.71%) DHCP
4 4 (5.71%) DNS
4 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.29%) Internet
6 2 (2.86%) VoIP
6 2 (2.86%) VPN
7 1 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.43%) DSL
7 1 (1.43%) IPsec
7 1 (1.43%) MPLS
7 1 (1.43%) NAS
7 1 (1.43%) Network Security
7 1 (1.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.29%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (4.29%) MongoDB
7 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.86%) GIS
8 2 (2.86%) Redis
9 1 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Subversion
2 1 (1.43%) Hudson
2 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.43%) JUnit
2 1 (1.43%) MSI
2 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.43%) Legal
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (27.14%) IT Engineer
2 17 (24.29%) Support Engineer
3 16 (22.86%) IT Support
4 12 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (17.14%) IT Support Engineer
5 9 (12.86%) Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) Applications Support
8 5 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) C# Developer
8 5 (7.14%) IT Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Lead C# Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Lead Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Administrator
9 4 (5.71%) Automation Developer
9 4 (5.71%) IT Support Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.14%) Web Services
2 11 (15.71%) .NET
3 10 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 7 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (10.00%) HTML
4 7 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
4 7 (10.00%) RESTful
4 7 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (10.00%) WCF
5 6 (8.57%) Node.js
5 6 (8.57%) XML
6 3 (4.29%) JSON
6 3 (4.29%) Middleware
6 3 (4.29%) SOAP
7 2 (2.86%) J2EE
7 2 (2.86%) JSF
8 1 (1.43%) ADSI
8 1 (1.43%) WinForms
8 1 (1.43%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) CMDB
2 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.29%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.86%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.43%) CCTV
4 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.43%) NHS
4 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 63 (90.00%) Windows
2 19 (27.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (12.86%) Linux
5 4 (5.71%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.43%) Android
7 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (10.00%) BDD
2 7 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 7 (10.00%) Feature Driven Development
2 7 (10.00%) Kanban
2 7 (10.00%) MVC
2 7 (10.00%) Refactoring
2 7 (10.00%) Scrum
2 7 (10.00%) TDD
3 6 (8.57%) IT Strategy
3 6 (8.57%) Server Virtualisation
4 5 (7.14%) ITIL
4 5 (7.14%) Service Management
5 4 (5.71%) DevOps
5 4 (5.71%) Proactive Monitoring
5 4 (5.71%) SDLC
6 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.29%) Migration
6 3 (4.29%) Server Building
6 3 (4.29%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.57%) SQL
2 11 (15.71%) C#
3 10 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.43%) T-SQL
5 7 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (8.57%) Java
7 2 (2.86%) C
7 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.86%) Scala
8 1 (1.43%) ANSI SQL
8 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.71%) CCNA
2 4 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.71%) MCSA
2 4 (5.71%) MCSE
3 3 (4.29%) Degree
3 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) CCA
4 2 (2.86%) CCAA
4 2 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) MCP
4 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.43%) CISSP
5 1 (1.43%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.43%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.43%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.43%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (34.29%) Active Directory
2 13 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (10.00%) XenApp
4 4 (5.71%) vSphere
5 3 (4.29%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.43%) vCloud
6 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.43%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (12.86%) SCCM
2 4 (5.71%) SCOM
3 2 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.43%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.43%) Ansible
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco CME
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.43%) Puppet
4 1 (1.43%) vRealize
4 1 (1.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (30.00%) VMware
3 14 (20.00%) Cisco
4 12 (17.14%) Citrix
5 9 (12.86%) Sophos
6 3 (4.29%) HP
6 3 (4.29%) Intel
6 3 (4.29%) Meraki
6 3 (4.29%) MKS
6 3 (4.29%) NetApp
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle
7 2 (2.86%) Fujitsu
7 2 (2.86%) Mitel
7 2 (2.86%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.86%) Splunk
8 1 (1.43%) Avaya
8 1 (1.43%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.43%) SAP
8 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.43%) Symantec