Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 25 41
Rank change year-on-year +1 +16 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 123 254 284
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 8.95% 8.52% 6.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.22% 32.36% 24.44%
Number of salaries quoted 103 219 284
Median annual salary £34,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.75% -4.76% +10.16%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £23,900
90th Percentile £49,500 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £39,250 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.67% -6.25% +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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 394 785 1,162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 28.65% 26.33% 25.19%
Number of salaries quoted 348 604 982
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,326 £23,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Hertfordshire

Windows Server
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Windows Server in Hertfordshire

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

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 5 June 2020. 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 +22 57 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Hemel Hempstead -2 17 £30,000 -33.33%
Borehamwood +8 15 £34,500 +32.69%
St Albans -5 11 £32,500 -7.14%
Hertford +5 3 £25,500 -1.92%
Hatfield +9 2 - - 1
Hitchin +7 2 £75,000 +117.39%
Stevenage +6 2 £43,750 +68.27%
Bishop's Stortford +2 2 £35,000 +84.21%
Welwyn Garden City -4 2 £37,000 +48.00%
Kings Langley +1 1 £30,000 -
Windows Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Windows
2 101 (82.11%) Microsoft
2 101 (82.11%) Active Directory
3 89 (72.36%) Office 365
4 65 (52.85%) DNS
4 65 (52.85%) VMware
5 62 (50.41%) DHCP
6 60 (48.78%) TCP/IP
7 58 (47.15%) Microsoft Office
8 56 (45.53%) Firewall
9 54 (43.90%) Windows 10
10 51 (41.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 48 (39.02%) Azure
12 42 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
13 41 (33.33%) Citrix
14 40 (32.52%) MS Exchange
14 40 (32.52%) vSphere
15 36 (29.27%) SharePoint
15 36 (29.27%) Windows Server 2016
16 35 (28.46%) Exchange Server 2010
17 32 (26.02%) LAN
17 32 (26.02%) SQL Server
18 31 (25.20%) Hyper-V
19 29 (23.58%) HP
20 27 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
21 25 (20.33%) XenApp
21 25 (20.33%) Windows Server 2008
21 25 (20.33%) WAN
22 24 (19.51%) VLAN
23 23 (18.70%) OneDrive

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 40 (32.52%) MS Exchange
2 36 (29.27%) SharePoint
3 35 (28.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 58 (47.15%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 89 (72.36%) Office 365
2 48 (39.02%) Azure
3 23 (18.70%) OneDrive
4 16 (13.01%) AWS
5 10 (8.13%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.63%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.63%) IaaS
6 2 (1.63%) SaaS
7 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 65 (52.85%) DNS
2 62 (50.41%) DHCP
3 60 (48.78%) TCP/IP
4 56 (45.53%) Firewall
5 32 (26.02%) LAN
6 25 (20.33%) WAN
7 24 (19.51%) VLAN
8 22 (17.89%) VoIP
9 21 (17.07%) Wireless
10 15 (12.20%) Internet
10 15 (12.20%) VPN
11 14 (11.38%) Remote Desktop
11 14 (11.38%) SAN
12 11 (8.94%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (7.32%) PBX
14 8 (6.50%) Cisco Wireless
15 5 (4.07%) Skype
16 3 (2.44%) VSAN
17 2 (1.63%) Asterisk PBX
17 2 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (26.02%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.32%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (8.94%) Retail
2 1 (0.81%) Finance
2 1 (0.81%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (33.33%) IT Support
2 35 (28.46%) IT Engineer
2 35 (28.46%) Support Engineer
3 28 (22.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 20 (16.26%) Network Support
5 18 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (13.82%) IT Support Engineer
7 14 (11.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 14 (11.38%) Analyst
7 14 (11.38%) Network Engineer
7 14 (11.38%) Server Engineer
8 13 (10.57%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (10.57%) Server Support
8 13 (10.57%) VMware Engineer
9 12 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 12 (9.76%) Network Support Engineer
9 12 (9.76%) Server Support Engineer
9 12 (9.76%) Support Analyst
10 11 (8.94%) Field Engineer
11 10 (8.13%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.63%) WSH
2 10 (8.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.38%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.50%) Life Science
3 8 (6.50%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.25%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.44%) Clustering
5 3 (2.44%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.44%) iPad
6 2 (1.63%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.63%) NHS
6 2 (1.63%) Replication
7 1 (0.81%) Handset
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.81%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 123 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (43.90%) Windows 10
3 51 (41.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (29.27%) Windows Server 2016
5 25 (20.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (17.07%) Windows Server 2019
7 18 (14.63%) Windows 7
8 10 (8.13%) Windows 8
9 8 (6.50%) Linux
9 8 (6.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.44%) Android
10 3 (2.44%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.63%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
2 22 (17.89%) Server Management
3 21 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (15.45%) Incident Management
5 18 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 18 (14.63%) Patch Management
6 13 (10.57%) Decision-Making
7 12 (9.76%) Service Delivery
8 11 (8.94%) ITIL
9 10 (8.13%) Time Management
10 8 (6.50%) Antivirus Management
10 8 (6.50%) Change Management
10 8 (6.50%) Configuration Management
10 8 (6.50%) Email Filtering
10 8 (6.50%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (6.50%) Software Deployment
10 8 (6.50%) Technical Analysis
10 8 (6.50%) Web Filtering
11 3 (2.44%) Migration
11 3 (2.44%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.89%) PowerShell
2 18 (14.63%) VBScript
3 12 (9.76%) SQL
4 8 (6.50%) VBA
5 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (6.50%) Degree
2 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.44%) MCSE
4 2 (1.63%) MCP
4 2 (1.63%) MCSA
4 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.63%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) CCNA
5 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.81%) HNC
5 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 101 (82.11%) Active Directory
2 42 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (32.52%) vSphere
4 31 (25.20%) Hyper-V
5 25 (20.33%) XenApp
6 13 (10.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 13 (10.57%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.63%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.81%) Docker
8 1 (0.81%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (8.94%) SCCM
2 8 (6.50%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.44%) vRealize
4 2 (1.63%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (1.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.81%) Ansible
5 1 (0.81%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.81%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.81%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 101 (82.11%) Microsoft
2 65 (52.85%) VMware
3 41 (33.33%) Citrix
4 29 (23.58%) HP
5 22 (17.89%) Cisco
6 11 (8.94%) Mitel
7 10 (8.13%) SonicWALL
8 8 (6.50%) Asigra
8 8 (6.50%) NetApp
9 3 (2.44%) Aruba
9 3 (2.44%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.44%) Veeam
10 2 (1.63%) Adobe
10 2 (1.63%) Meraki
10 2 (1.63%) Sophos
10 2 (1.63%) Symantec
10 2 (1.63%) WatchGuard
11 1 (0.81%) Draytek
11 1 (0.81%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.81%) Juniper