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

Microsoft Windows Server
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 42 33
Rank change year-on-year +18 -9 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 105 102 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 7.73% 5.68% 6.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.47% 24.06% 28.18%
Number of salaries quoted 91 92 123
Essex median annual salary £38,500 £45,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.44% +30.43% -18.82%
10th Percentile £21,500 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £59,750 £52,500
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.41% -5.33%

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 296 424 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 21.78% 23.59% 23.13%
Number of salaries quoted 228 346 376
Essex median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £72,875 £57,500 £64,375
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% 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 21 August 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 August 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 +26 20 £38,500 +18.46%
Basildon +3 14 £50,000 +81.82% 2
Harlow +3 13 £50,000 -23.08% 1
Colchester -5 7 £25,000 -50.00% 1
Loughton - 6 £29,000 -
Brentwood +13 3 £52,500 +5.00%
Dunmow - 2 £20,250 -
Grays -1 1 £27,500 +22.22%
Canvey Island - 1 £29,000 - 1
Epping - 1 £30,500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £31,500 -
Wickford - 1 £22,500 -
Windows Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 100 (95.24%) Windows
2 75 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 61 (58.10%) Microsoft
4 47 (44.76%) VMware
5 45 (42.86%) Office 365
6 43 (40.95%) vSphere
7 39 (37.14%) Windows 10
8 38 (36.19%) Microsoft Azure
9 35 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 33 (31.43%) Windows 7
11 32 (30.48%) TCP/IP
11 32 (30.48%) DNS
12 30 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
13 28 (26.67%) Hyper-V
14 27 (25.71%) ITIL
14 27 (25.71%) Microsoft Office
14 27 (25.71%) SAN
15 26 (24.76%) NAS
15 26 (24.76%) Windows Server 2012
16 25 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
17 24 (22.86%) Citrix
17 24 (22.86%) Linux
17 24 (22.86%) MS Exchange
18 22 (20.95%) Finance
19 21 (20.00%) SonicWALL
19 21 (20.00%) Draytek
20 20 (19.05%) SQL
21 19 (18.10%) Windows Server 2008
22 17 (16.19%) VMware Infrastructure
23 16 (15.24%) Agile Software Development

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 24 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.67%) IIS
3 6 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.95%) Apache
Applications
1 27 (25.71%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 45 (42.86%) Office 365
2 38 (36.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.81%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.90%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.90%) IaaS
5 2 (1.90%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 32 (30.48%) DNS
1 32 (30.48%) TCP/IP
2 27 (25.71%) SAN
3 26 (24.76%) NAS
4 12 (11.43%) Firewall
5 8 (7.62%) DHCP
6 6 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (5.71%) VPN
7 5 (4.76%) iSCSI
8 4 (3.81%) VLAN
9 3 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (2.86%) Internet
9 3 (2.86%) LAN
9 3 (2.86%) WAN
10 2 (1.90%) DMZ
10 2 (1.90%) IMAP
10 2 (1.90%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (1.90%) SMTP
10 2 (1.90%) VoIP
11 1 (0.95%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.71%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.95%) MySQL
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (3.81%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (20.95%) Finance
2 10 (9.52%) Retail
3 5 (4.76%) Back Office
3 5 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.86%) Electronics
5 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (27.62%) Support Engineer
2 26 (24.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (21.90%) IT Engineer
4 18 (17.14%) Senior IT Engineer
5 17 (16.19%) Desktop Engineer
5 17 (16.19%) Desktop Support
5 17 (16.19%) IT Support
5 17 (16.19%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 14 (13.33%) IT Support Engineer
7 11 (10.48%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 11 (10.48%) Senior Desktop Support
7 11 (10.48%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
7 11 (10.48%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (10.48%) Senior IT Support
7 11 (10.48%) Senior Support Engineer
8 8 (7.62%) Analyst
9 7 (6.67%) Service Analyst
9 7 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (5.71%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.62%) .NET
2 6 (5.71%) .NET Framework
2 6 (5.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (5.71%) HTML
2 6 (5.71%) Web Services
3 5 (4.76%) ADSI
3 5 (4.76%) AngularJS
3 5 (4.76%) Entity Framework
3 5 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (4.76%) RESTful
3 5 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (4.76%) WCF
4 2 (1.90%) MAPI
5 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.95%) WAP
5 1 (0.95%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.76%) CCTV
2 5 (4.76%) Replication
2 5 (4.76%) Smartphone
2 5 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.81%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.90%) User Experience
6 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.95%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.95%) Life Science
6 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.95%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 100 (95.24%) Windows
2 39 (37.14%) Windows 10
3 33 (31.43%) Windows 7
4 26 (24.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (22.86%) Linux
6 19 (18.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (7.62%) Windows 8
7 8 (7.62%) Windows XP
8 6 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.95%) Android
10 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 27 (25.71%) ITIL
3 16 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (12.38%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (7.62%) Asset Management
5 8 (7.62%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (7.62%) Six Sigma
6 7 (6.67%) High Availability
7 6 (5.71%) ITSM
7 6 (5.71%) Kanban
7 6 (5.71%) MVC
7 6 (5.71%) Project Management
7 6 (5.71%) Scrum
8 5 (4.76%) ITIL V3
8 5 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (4.76%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.76%) Refactoring
8 5 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (4.76%) Software Deployment
8 5 (4.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.05%) SQL
2 7 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.71%) C#
3 6 (5.71%) JavaScript
3 6 (5.71%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (15.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (11.43%) MCSA
3 5 (4.76%) MOS
3 5 (4.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 3 (2.86%) CCA
4 3 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.90%) CCAA
5 2 (1.90%) Degree
5 2 (1.90%) MCITP
6 1 (0.95%) CCENT
6 1 (0.95%) CCNA
6 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.95%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.95%) MCP
6 1 (0.95%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 43 (40.95%) vSphere
3 28 (26.67%) Hyper-V
4 25 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (16.19%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (10.48%) XenApp
7 6 (5.71%) Terminal Services
7 6 (5.71%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.86%) BitLocker
8 3 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.95%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (6.67%) SCCM
2 3 (2.86%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.86%) PowerCLI
2 3 (2.86%) Puppet
2 3 (2.86%) SCOM
2 3 (2.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (2.86%) ThinApp
2 3 (2.86%) WSUS
3 2 (1.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 61 (58.10%) Microsoft
2 47 (44.76%) VMware
3 24 (22.86%) Citrix
4 21 (20.00%) Draytek
4 21 (20.00%) SonicWALL
5 16 (15.24%) Cisco
6 7 (6.67%) HP
6 7 (6.67%) Sophos
7 6 (5.71%) Meraki
7 6 (5.71%) Veeam
8 5 (4.76%) Apple
8 5 (4.76%) Samsung
8 5 (4.76%) Symantec
9 4 (3.81%) Mitel
10 3 (2.86%) 3PAR
10 3 (2.86%) Brocade
11 2 (1.90%) Oracle
11 2 (1.90%) Sage
12 1 (0.95%) Avaya
12 1 (0.95%) Dell