Period
to 24 March 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 24 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 41 58
Rank change year-on-year +18 +17 -28
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 287 303 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 8.90% 6.11% 4.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.09% 21.74% 19.41%
Number of salaries quoted 250 277 162
Hertfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% - +18.57%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,275
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £52,500
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% -2.50% +14.29%

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 842 1,394 979
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 26.10% 28.12% 21.72%
Number of salaries quoted 675 1,148 792
Hertfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +3.45% +8.75%
10th Percentile £23,700 £23,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £71,250 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 24 March 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 24 March 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 +26 80 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Hemel Hempstead +16 62 £40,000 -11.11%
Hatfield +6 22 £41,250 -21.43%
St Albans +2 19 £35,000 -41.67%
Hertford +16 16 £26,000 -20.00%
Waltham Cross - 16 £55,000 -
Welwyn Garden City +9 9 £37,500 +38.89%
Borehamwood +9 7 £26,000 +6.12% 1
Stevenage -3 7 £26,000 -
Berkhamsted -7 7 £30,000 -
Cheshunt - 6 £50,000 -
Letchworth - 3 £47,750 -
Hitchin - 2 £34,500 -
Bishop's Stortford +7 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Windows Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 287 (100.00%) Windows
2 199 (69.34%) Active Directory
3 183 (63.76%) Microsoft
4 158 (55.05%) VMware
5 144 (50.17%) Office 365
6 105 (36.59%) Windows 7
7 93 (32.40%) VMware Infrastructure
8 91 (31.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 88 (30.66%) ITIL
10 81 (28.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 79 (27.53%) Windows 10
12 75 (26.13%) Firewall
13 74 (25.78%) Hyper-V
14 71 (24.74%) MS Exchange
15 66 (23.00%) Microsoft Azure
16 64 (22.30%) SQL Server
17 62 (21.60%) Linux
18 61 (21.25%) PowerShell
19 60 (20.91%) Microsoft Certification
20 57 (19.86%) SQL
21 56 (19.51%) DNS
22 55 (19.16%) Windows 8
23 54 (18.82%) Citrix
23 54 (18.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 53 (18.47%) DHCP
24 53 (18.47%) Microsoft Office
25 51 (17.77%) Cisco
26 40 (13.94%) VLAN
27 38 (13.24%) LAN
28 36 (12.54%) Amazon AWS

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 71 (24.74%) MS Exchange
2 33 (11.50%) Skype for Business
3 17 (5.92%) IIS
4 13 (4.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (3.48%) Apache
6 10 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (2.79%) IBM Notes
8 5 (1.74%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.74%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.74%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.70%) Confluence
9 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.35%) JBoss
10 1 (0.35%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 53 (18.47%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 144 (50.17%) Office 365
2 66 (23.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (12.54%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (9.06%) Mimecast
5 13 (4.53%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (4.18%) IaaS
7 11 (3.83%) PaaS
8 10 (3.48%) SaaS
9 3 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.05%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.35%) Datadog
10 1 (0.35%) G Suite
10 1 (0.35%) GitHub
10 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 75 (26.13%) Firewall
2 56 (19.51%) DNS
3 53 (18.47%) DHCP
4 40 (13.94%) VLAN
5 38 (13.24%) LAN
6 32 (11.15%) VPN
7 31 (10.80%) WAN
8 30 (10.45%) TCP/IP
9 29 (10.10%) Remote Desktop
10 17 (5.92%) Skype
10 17 (5.92%) Structured Cabling
11 15 (5.23%) SAN
12 13 (4.53%) SMTP
13 12 (4.18%) Wireless
14 11 (3.83%) iSCSI
15 8 (2.79%) Unified Communications
16 7 (2.44%) PBX
17 5 (1.74%) BIG-IP
17 5 (1.74%) Internet
17 5 (1.74%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (22.30%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.74%) MongoDB
2 5 (1.74%) Redis
2 5 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.39%) MySQL
3 4 (1.39%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.70%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.35%) GIS
6 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.74%) Subversion
3 4 (1.39%) Hudson
4 2 (0.70%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.35%) Travis CI
General
1 15 (5.23%) Finance
2 10 (3.48%) Retail
3 7 (2.44%) Electronics
4 6 (2.09%) French Language
4 6 (2.09%) Marketing
5 3 (1.05%) Back Office
5 3 (1.05%) Greek Language
5 3 (1.05%) Italian Language
5 3 (1.05%) Legal
5 3 (1.05%) Portuguese Language
5 3 (1.05%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.70%) Local Government
6 2 (0.70%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.70%) Publishing
6 2 (0.70%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.35%) German Language
7 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (16.03%) IT Support
2 43 (14.98%) Analyst
3 41 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 39 (13.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 38 (13.24%) Support Engineer
6 33 (11.50%) Support Analyst
7 31 (10.80%) IT Engineer
8 24 (8.36%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 24 (8.36%) Administrator
8 24 (8.36%) Systems Administrator
9 18 (6.27%) Windows Engineer
10 17 (5.92%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 16 (5.57%) IT Analyst
11 16 (5.57%) IT Support Analyst
12 15 (5.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 15 (5.23%) Consultant
12 15 (5.23%) IT Support Engineer
12 15 (5.23%) Service Desk Engineer
13 14 (4.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
14 13 (4.53%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.18%) CSS
1 12 (4.18%) HTML
2 7 (2.44%) AngularJS
3 5 (1.74%) .NET
3 5 (1.74%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.74%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (1.74%) jQuery
3 5 (1.74%) Web Services
4 4 (1.39%) Node.js
5 2 (0.70%) .NET Core
5 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET Core
5 2 (0.70%) WAP
6 1 (0.35%) ADSI
6 1 (0.35%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.35%) Flash
6 1 (0.35%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.35%) LAMP
6 1 (0.35%) LDAP
6 1 (0.35%) Middleware
6 1 (0.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.10%) Self-Motivation
2 21 (7.32%) Data Centre
3 12 (4.18%) Public Cloud
4 9 (3.14%) Replication
5 8 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.44%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.09%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.09%) User Experience
8 4 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.05%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.05%) iPad
9 3 (1.05%) PKI
10 2 (0.70%) Clustering
10 2 (0.70%) Handset
10 2 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.70%) iPhone
10 2 (0.70%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 287 (100.00%) Windows
2 105 (36.59%) Windows 7
3 91 (31.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 81 (28.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 79 (27.53%) Windows 10
6 62 (21.60%) Linux
7 55 (19.16%) Windows 8
8 20 (6.97%) Apple iOS
9 19 (6.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (4.53%) Ubuntu
11 10 (3.48%) CentOS
12 9 (3.14%) Windows XP
13 6 (2.09%) Unix
14 5 (1.74%) Debian
15 3 (1.05%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.70%) Android
17 1 (0.35%) DC/OS
17 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (30.66%) ITIL
2 54 (18.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 33 (11.50%) Problem-Solving
4 28 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 24 (8.36%) Migration
6 19 (6.62%) Mentoring
6 19 (6.62%) Server Management
6 19 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (5.92%) PRINCE2
8 16 (5.57%) Patch Management
8 16 (5.57%) Service Management
9 15 (5.23%) High Availability
9 15 (5.23%) Presales
9 15 (5.23%) Service Delivery
10 14 (4.88%) Antivirus Management
10 14 (4.88%) Change Management
10 14 (4.88%) Server Virtualisation
10 14 (4.88%) Software Deployment
11 13 (4.53%) Customer-Centricity
11 13 (4.53%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 61 (21.25%) PowerShell
2 57 (19.86%) SQL
3 25 (8.71%) VBScript
4 24 (8.36%) Bash Shell
5 15 (5.23%) JavaScript
6 14 (4.88%) VBA
7 6 (2.09%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.74%) C#
8 5 (1.74%) Python
9 3 (1.05%) Java
10 2 (0.70%) VB
11 1 (0.35%) ANSI SQL
11 1 (0.35%) C
11 1 (0.35%) C++
11 1 (0.35%) PHP
11 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (20.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (11.50%) MCP
3 21 (7.32%) MCTS
4 18 (6.27%) Degree
5 17 (5.92%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (5.92%) MCSE
6 16 (5.57%) CCNA
6 16 (5.57%) MCSA
7 12 (4.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (3.83%) Security Cleared
9 10 (3.48%) SC Cleared
10 8 (2.79%) CCAA
10 8 (2.79%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (1.39%) MCITP
12 3 (1.05%) MBA
13 2 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.35%) LPIC
14 1 (0.35%) MBCS
14 1 (0.35%) Project+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.27%) SLA
2 11 (3.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.09%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (1.74%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 5 (1.74%) PMO
4 5 (1.74%) WAI
5 3 (1.05%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 199 (69.34%) Active Directory
2 93 (32.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (25.78%) Hyper-V
4 31 (10.80%) vSphere
5 28 (9.76%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (5.57%) Docker
7 8 (2.79%) VMware Workstation
8 7 (2.44%) XenApp
9 5 (1.74%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.39%) iptables
10 4 (1.39%) Samba
11 3 (1.05%) Firmware
11 3 (1.05%) VMware NSX
11 3 (1.05%) XenServer
12 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.35%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.35%) NFS
13 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 30 (10.45%) SCCM
2 15 (5.23%) SCVMM
3 13 (4.53%) AirWatch
3 13 (4.53%) vCenter Server
4 12 (4.18%) Single Sign-On
5 9 (3.14%) Backup Exec
5 9 (3.14%) vRealize
5 9 (3.14%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 8 (2.79%) Kubernetes
7 5 (1.74%) Nagios
8 4 (1.39%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (1.05%) SCOM
9 3 (1.05%) WSUS
10 2 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.70%) Puppet
10 2 (0.70%) Terraform
11 1 (0.35%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.35%) Grafana
11 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 183 (63.76%) Microsoft
2 158 (55.05%) VMware
3 54 (18.82%) Citrix
4 51 (17.77%) Cisco
5 22 (7.67%) Apple
5 22 (7.67%) Veeam
6 21 (7.32%) HP
6 21 (7.32%) Sophos
7 14 (4.88%) Avaya
8 12 (4.18%) Red Hat
8 12 (4.18%) Symantec
9 11 (3.83%) SonicWALL
10 9 (3.14%) ConnectWise
11 8 (2.79%) Asigra
11 8 (2.79%) Dell
11 8 (2.79%) Lotus
11 8 (2.79%) Mitel
12 7 (2.44%) Aruba
13 6 (2.09%) NetApp
14 5 (1.74%) Oracle