Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 34 41
Rank change year-on-year +12 +7 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 101 103 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 8.02% 6.88% 5.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.30% 29.18% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 80 90 98
Essex median annual salary £30,950 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.22% +8.43% +16.90%
10th Percentile £21,250 £19,700 £25,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £60,000 £62,875
East of England median annual salary £36,000 £36,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.37% -8.75% +6.67%

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 257 353 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 20.40% 23.58% 21.92%
Number of salaries quoted 172 306 366
Essex median annual salary £34,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.75% -15.79% +26.67%
10th Percentile £20,500 £19,625 £24,000
90th Percentile £64,875 £57,500 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Harlow +12 17 £50,000 -23.08%
Basildon -2 15 £50,000 +53.85%
Chelmsford +17 12 £38,500 +28.33% 2
Loughton +6 6 £29,000 -42.00% 1
Colchester -4 6 £25,500 -43.33% 1
Rayleigh - 6 £25,000 - 1
Dunmow 0 3 £20,000 -2.44%
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £31,500 - 1
Grays -2 2 £28,750 +27.78% 1
Brentwood +4 1 - -
Epping - 1 £30,500 -
Windows Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 97 (96.04%) Windows
2 72 (71.29%) Active Directory
3 51 (50.50%) Microsoft
4 48 (47.52%) VMware
5 37 (36.63%) DNS
6 36 (35.64%) vSphere
6 36 (35.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (32.67%) Windows 10
8 32 (31.68%) Office 365
8 32 (31.68%) TCP/IP
8 32 (31.68%) Citrix
9 31 (30.69%) Microsoft Office
10 28 (27.72%) Windows 7
11 27 (26.73%) MS Exchange
12 25 (24.75%) ITIL
12 25 (24.75%) Windows Server 2008
12 25 (24.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 23 (22.77%) Microsoft Azure
14 20 (19.80%) VMware ESXi
15 19 (18.81%) VMware Infrastructure
15 19 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (18.81%) SQL
15 19 (18.81%) DHCP
15 19 (18.81%) SAN
16 17 (16.83%) Hyper-V
17 16 (15.84%) NAS
17 16 (15.84%) Amazon AWS
18 15 (14.85%) XenDesktop
19 14 (13.86%) Retail
20 13 (12.87%) Asset Management

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 27 (26.73%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.94%) IIS
4 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.99%) Apache
5 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 31 (30.69%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 32 (31.68%) Office 365
2 23 (22.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (15.84%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.98%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 37 (36.63%) DNS
2 32 (31.68%) TCP/IP
3 19 (18.81%) DHCP
3 19 (18.81%) SAN
4 16 (15.84%) NAS
5 10 (9.90%) Firewall
6 8 (7.92%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (5.94%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (4.95%) iSCSI
8 5 (4.95%) VoIP
8 5 (4.95%) VPN
9 3 (2.97%) LAN
9 3 (2.97%) VLAN
9 3 (2.97%) WAN
10 2 (1.98%) Wireless
11 1 (0.99%) Internet
11 1 (0.99%) IPsec
11 1 (0.99%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.99%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.94%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.99%) MySQL
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.99%) QlikView
3 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.96%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (13.86%) Retail
2 11 (10.89%) Finance
3 8 (7.92%) Electronics
4 5 (4.95%) Back Office
4 5 (4.95%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (24.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (22.77%) Support Engineer
3 17 (16.83%) IT Engineer
4 15 (14.85%) IT Support
5 13 (12.87%) IT Support Engineer
6 11 (10.89%) Analyst
7 10 (9.90%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (9.90%) Desktop Support
7 10 (9.90%) Senior IT Engineer
8 9 (8.91%) Desktop Engineer
8 9 (8.91%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 9 (8.91%) Senior IT Support
9 8 (7.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 8 (7.92%) IT Analyst
9 8 (7.92%) Senior Desktop Support
9 8 (7.92%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
9 8 (7.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (7.92%) Senior Support Engineer
10 7 (6.93%) Service Analyst
10 7 (6.93%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.94%) .NET
2 5 (4.95%) .NET Framework
2 5 (4.95%) ADSI
2 5 (4.95%) ASP.NET
2 5 (4.95%) Entity Framework
2 5 (4.95%) HTML
2 5 (4.95%) Web Services
3 4 (3.96%) AngularJS
3 4 (3.96%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (3.96%) RESTful
3 4 (3.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (3.96%) WCF
4 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.99%) WAP
4 1 (0.99%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) Data Centre
1 8 (7.92%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.95%) CCTV
2 5 (4.95%) Replication
2 5 (4.95%) Smartphone
2 5 (4.95%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.98%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.98%) NHS
5 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.99%) Life Science
5 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 97 (96.04%) Windows
2 36 (35.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 33 (32.67%) Windows 10
4 28 (27.72%) Windows 7
5 25 (24.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (12.87%) Linux
6 13 (12.87%) Windows 8
7 9 (8.91%) Windows XP
8 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.98%) Android
9 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 25 (24.75%) ITIL
2 19 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (12.87%) Asset Management
3 13 (12.87%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (12.87%) Six Sigma
4 11 (10.89%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (8.91%) Change Management
6 8 (7.92%) Customer Engagement
6 8 (7.92%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (7.92%) Line Management
6 8 (7.92%) Risk Management
6 8 (7.92%) Service Management
6 8 (7.92%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (5.94%) High Availability
7 6 (5.94%) ITSM
7 6 (5.94%) Project Management
8 5 (4.95%) Data Security
8 5 (4.95%) MVC
8 5 (4.95%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.81%) SQL
2 5 (4.95%) C#
2 5 (4.95%) JavaScript
2 5 (4.95%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.95%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.99%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (12.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (11.88%) MCSA
3 8 (7.92%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (7.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (4.95%) MOS
4 5 (4.95%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 3 (2.97%) CCA
5 3 (2.97%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.98%) CCAA
6 2 (1.98%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.98%) Degree
7 1 (0.99%) CCENT
7 1 (0.99%) CCNA
7 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.99%) MCP
7 1 (0.99%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.89%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (71.29%) Active Directory
2 36 (35.64%) vSphere
3 20 (19.80%) VMware ESXi
4 19 (18.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (16.83%) Hyper-V
6 15 (14.85%) XenDesktop
7 13 (12.87%) XenApp
8 8 (7.92%) BitLocker
8 8 (7.92%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (5.94%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (7.92%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (7.92%) PowerCLI
1 8 (7.92%) Puppet
1 8 (7.92%) SCCM
1 8 (7.92%) SCOM
2 2 (1.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.99%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.99%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 51 (50.50%) Microsoft
2 48 (47.52%) VMware
3 32 (31.68%) Citrix
4 13 (12.87%) Cisco
5 11 (10.89%) Draytek
5 11 (10.89%) SonicWALL
6 8 (7.92%) 3PAR
6 8 (7.92%) Brocade
6 8 (7.92%) HP
7 7 (6.93%) Avaya
7 7 (6.93%) Sophos
8 6 (5.94%) Meraki
9 5 (4.95%) Apple
9 5 (4.95%) Sage
9 5 (4.95%) Samsung
9 5 (4.95%) Veeam
10 4 (3.96%) Mitel
11 2 (1.98%) Google
12 1 (0.99%) Dell
12 1 (0.99%) Oracle