Period
to 18 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 40 34
Rank change year-on-year +11 -6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 203 258 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 7.86% 6.16% 7.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.92% 24.62% 28.60%
Number of salaries quoted 165 240 251
Hertfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -10.71%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £59,000 £62,500 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +1.35% -1.33%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 727 1,048 1,084
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 28.15% 25.03% 26.34%
Number of salaries quoted 544 799 919
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,200 £23,500
90th Percentile £68,375 £71,250 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Hertfordshire

Windows Server
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Windows Server in Hertfordshire

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Hertfordshire

Windows Server
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 September 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
Watford +1 46 £35,750 -20.56% 7
Hemel Hempstead +2 39 £47,500 +20.25% 7
Welwyn Garden City +45 33 £25,000 -48.72% 1
Hatfield +26 19 £40,000 -23.81% 1
Potters Bar +17 18 £32,500 +41.30% 1
Borehamwood +18 11 £34,500 +27.78% 1
St Albans +6 4 £38,750 +10.71% 4
Waltham Cross +2 4 £26,250 -47.50%
Letchworth -11 4 £32,500 +62.50%
Kings Langley - 4 - -
Royston - 4 - -
Tring +7 3 - -
Hertford - 2 £32,500 - 3
Bishop's Stortford +3 1 £19,000 -17.39% 2
Stevenage 0 1 £29,000 +5.45% 1
Berkhamsted -2 1 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Cheshunt - 1 £47,500 -
Windows Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 203 (100.00%) Windows
2 153 (75.37%) Active Directory
3 125 (61.58%) VMware
4 122 (60.10%) Microsoft
5 106 (52.22%) Office 365
6 96 (47.29%) Azure
7 92 (45.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 69 (33.99%) Firewall
9 66 (32.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 63 (31.03%) Hyper-V
11 60 (29.56%) DNS
12 59 (29.06%) DHCP
13 55 (27.09%) ITIL
14 53 (26.11%) SQL Server
14 53 (26.11%) MS Exchange
15 50 (24.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 48 (23.65%) Windows Server 2008
17 47 (23.15%) AWS
17 47 (23.15%) Windows 7
18 46 (22.66%) PowerShell
19 44 (21.67%) Windows 10
20 42 (20.69%) Cisco
21 38 (18.72%) VLAN
22 36 (17.73%) Microsoft Office
22 36 (17.73%) Linux
23 32 (15.76%) vSphere
24 30 (14.78%) Problem-Solving
25 29 (14.29%) SCCM
26 28 (13.79%) Windows 8
27 26 (12.81%) Disaster Recovery

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 53 (26.11%) MS Exchange
2 25 (12.32%) SharePoint
3 21 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (9.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (5.91%) IIS
6 11 (5.42%) Apache
7 10 (4.93%) Confluence
8 5 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.99%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.49%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (17.73%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 106 (52.22%) Office 365
2 96 (47.29%) Azure
3 47 (23.15%) AWS
4 16 (7.88%) OneDrive
5 14 (6.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (5.42%) OpenShift
7 5 (2.46%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 69 (33.99%) Firewall
2 60 (29.56%) DNS
3 59 (29.06%) DHCP
4 38 (18.72%) VLAN
5 26 (12.81%) LAN
6 25 (12.32%) TCP/IP
6 25 (12.32%) WAN
7 19 (9.36%) iSCSI
8 18 (8.87%) SAN
9 14 (6.90%) VPN
10 11 (5.42%) BIG-IP
10 11 (5.42%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (5.42%) FabricPath
11 7 (3.45%) Network Security
11 7 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (2.46%) MPLS
12 5 (2.46%) Wireless
13 3 (1.48%) NetScaler
13 3 (1.48%) Skype
13 3 (1.48%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (26.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.97%) GIS
4 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.99%) MySQL
6 1 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.49%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 19 (9.36%) JIRA
1 19 (9.36%) Octopus Deploy
2 13 (6.40%) Visual Studio Team System
3 11 (5.42%) Sonatype Nexus
4 8 (3.94%) Appium
4 8 (3.94%) JMeter
4 8 (3.94%) Selenium
4 8 (3.94%) SoapUI
4 8 (3.94%) SpecFlow
4 8 (3.94%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.99%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.49%) MSI
General
1 17 (8.37%) Retail
2 11 (5.42%) Finance
3 4 (1.97%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.49%) French Language
4 1 (0.49%) German Language
Job Titles
1 42 (20.69%) Analyst
2 30 (14.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (12.81%) IT Support
4 24 (11.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 19 (9.36%) Support Analyst
6 17 (8.37%) IT Analyst
7 16 (7.88%) Administrator
7 16 (7.88%) Systems Administrator
8 14 (6.90%) IT Support Analyst
9 13 (6.40%) Service Desk Support
10 12 (5.91%) 2nd Line Support
10 12 (5.91%) Field Engineer
10 12 (5.91%) Support Engineer
11 11 (5.42%) IT Technician
11 11 (5.42%) Service Desk Engineer
11 11 (5.42%) Technical Leader
12 10 (4.93%) Architect
12 10 (4.93%) IT Engineer
12 10 (4.93%) Service Desk Technician
13 9 (4.43%) Help Desk Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.90%) Web Services
2 9 (4.43%) SOAP
3 2 (0.99%) .NET
4 1 (0.49%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.88%) Data Centre
1 16 (7.88%) Replication
2 11 (5.42%) Hybrid Cloud
2 11 (5.42%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (4.93%) CCTV
4 8 (3.94%) User Experience
5 6 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.46%) PKI
7 4 (1.97%) Clustering
7 4 (1.97%) EPoS
7 4 (1.97%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.97%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.99%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.99%) SCADA
9 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.49%) iPhone
9 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Licensing
9 1 (0.49%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 203 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (32.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 48 (23.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (23.15%) Windows 7
5 44 (21.67%) Windows 10
6 36 (17.73%) Linux
7 28 (13.79%) Windows 8
8 18 (8.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (7.39%) Windows Vista
10 14 (6.90%) Ubuntu
11 13 (6.40%) CentOS
12 11 (5.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (5.42%) SUSE
13 5 (2.46%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.97%) Mac OS
15 3 (1.48%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.48%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.99%) Android
16 2 (0.99%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (27.09%) ITIL
2 50 (24.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 30 (14.78%) Problem-Solving
4 26 (12.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 23 (11.33%) Mentoring
6 21 (10.34%) Deployment Automation
6 21 (10.34%) DevOps
6 21 (10.34%) Service Management
7 20 (9.85%) Time Management
8 19 (9.36%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (9.36%) Migration
9 16 (7.88%) Problem Management
10 15 (7.39%) Change Management
10 15 (7.39%) ITIL V3
11 14 (6.90%) Collaborative Working
12 13 (6.40%) Patch Management
12 13 (6.40%) Project Delivery
12 13 (6.40%) Ticket Management
13 12 (5.91%) Change Control
13 12 (5.91%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (22.66%) PowerShell
2 25 (12.32%) SQL
3 13 (6.40%) VBScript
4 11 (5.42%) Python
4 11 (5.42%) Ruby
5 9 (4.43%) T-SQL
6 8 (3.94%) C#
7 3 (1.48%) VB
8 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.49%) Java
9 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (12.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (6.40%) CCNA
2 13 (6.40%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (5.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (5.42%) CCAA
4 11 (5.42%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (4.43%) SC Cleared
5 9 (4.43%) Security Cleared
6 7 (3.45%) MCSA
6 7 (3.45%) MCTS
7 6 (2.96%) MCP
7 6 (2.96%) MCSE
8 4 (1.97%) DBS Check
8 4 (1.97%) Degree
8 4 (1.97%) HNC
8 4 (1.97%) HND
9 2 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.49%) CISM
10 1 (0.49%) CISSP
10 1 (0.49%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.91%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.45%) SLA
3 6 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.99%) QA
5 1 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.49%) GDPR
5 1 (0.49%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.49%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 153 (75.37%) Active Directory
2 92 (45.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (31.03%) Hyper-V
4 32 (15.76%) vSphere
5 14 (6.90%) Docker
6 13 (6.40%) VMware NSX
7 11 (5.42%) KVM
8 10 (4.93%) DFS Replication
8 10 (4.93%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (4.93%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (3.94%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (1.97%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.97%) XenApp
10 4 (1.97%) XenDesktop
11 3 (1.48%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.49%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.49%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 29 (14.29%) SCCM
2 13 (6.40%) Docker Swarm
2 13 (6.40%) Kubernetes
3 11 (5.42%) Ansible
3 11 (5.42%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (5.42%) Puppet
3 11 (5.42%) SCOM
3 11 (5.42%) SCOrch
3 11 (5.42%) Terraform
3 11 (5.42%) vRealize
4 7 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (2.46%) Jamf Pro
6 4 (1.97%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.48%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.48%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.48%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (1.48%) vMotion
8 2 (0.99%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.99%) WSUS
Vendors
1 125 (61.58%) VMware
2 122 (60.10%) Microsoft
3 42 (20.69%) Cisco
4 25 (12.32%) Citrix
5 16 (7.88%) SonicWALL
6 15 (7.39%) HP
7 11 (5.42%) F5
8 10 (4.93%) Dell
8 10 (4.93%) Nimble Storage
9 9 (4.43%) Atlassian
10 8 (3.94%) Remedy
10 8 (3.94%) Splunk
11 7 (3.45%) Apple
11 7 (3.45%) Meraki
12 6 (2.96%) ServiceNow
13 5 (2.46%) Dell Compellent
14 4 (1.97%) Oracle
14 4 (1.97%) Veeam
15 3 (1.48%) EMC
15 3 (1.48%) SolarWinds