Period
to 26 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
South East > Kent
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 36 36
Rank change year-on-year +17 0 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 81 52 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 10.59% 5.86% 7.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 26.40% 33.57%
Number of salaries quoted 81 52 99
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.41% -1.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £26,500 £23,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £77,750
South East median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year - +5.63% -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 Kent with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 243 197 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 31.76% 22.21% 22.05%
Number of salaries quoted 211 162 240
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -7.41% +3.85%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £60,125
South East median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,494
% change year-on-year +3.53% +4.96% -4.72%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Kent

Windows Server
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Windows Server in Kent

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Kent over the 6 months to 26 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Kent

Windows Server
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server within the Kent region over the 6 months to 26 February 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
Dartford +6 22 £32,000 -14.67%
Tunbridge Wells +3 16 £52,500 +16.67% 2
Sittingbourne 0 13 £34,088 +10.86% 2
Maidstone +11 8 £37,000 +54.17% 1
Rochester - 5 £31,000 - 2
Tonbridge +3 3 £30,000 +25.00%
Sevenoaks +1 3 £35,000 -4.11% 1
Chatham +13 1 £32,500 -40.91% 1
Canterbury - 1 £32,500 -
Windows Server
South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 Kent region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (65.43%) Active Directory
3 49 (60.49%) Office 365
4 42 (51.85%) Microsoft
5 39 (48.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (41.98%) VMware
7 31 (38.27%) Firewall
8 29 (35.80%) SQL
8 29 (35.80%) VMware Infrastructure
9 28 (34.57%) Azure
10 27 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (32.10%) SQL Server
12 25 (30.86%) MS Exchange
13 23 (28.40%) ITIL
14 21 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 20 (24.69%) DNS
16 19 (23.46%) LAN
16 19 (23.46%) Management Information System
17 18 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
18 17 (20.99%) IIS
18 17 (20.99%) Hyper-V
19 16 (19.75%) AWS
19 16 (19.75%) SCCM
19 16 (19.75%) VoIP
19 16 (19.75%) WAN
19 16 (19.75%) DHCP
19 16 (19.75%) Disaster Recovery
20 15 (18.52%) TCP/IP
20 15 (18.52%) PowerShell
21 14 (17.28%) Visual Studio Team System

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 25 (30.86%) MS Exchange
2 17 (20.99%) IIS
3 10 (12.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.70%) CMS
6 3 (3.70%) Umbraco
7 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.47%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.23%) Site Server
Applications
1 18 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 49 (60.49%) Office 365
2 28 (34.57%) Azure
3 16 (19.75%) AWS
4 14 (17.28%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (7.41%) Basecamp
6 4 (4.94%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 31 (38.27%) Firewall
2 20 (24.69%) DNS
3 19 (23.46%) LAN
4 16 (19.75%) DHCP
4 16 (19.75%) VoIP
4 16 (19.75%) WAN
5 15 (18.52%) TCP/IP
6 13 (16.05%) Internet
7 11 (13.58%) SAN
8 7 (8.64%) VLAN
9 6 (7.41%) VPN
10 3 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (3.70%) Skype
11 2 (2.47%) BGP
11 2 (2.47%) BIG-IP
11 2 (2.47%) NetScaler
11 2 (2.47%) OSPF
11 2 (2.47%) SSL
11 2 (2.47%) Wireless
11 2 (2.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (32.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (17.28%) Git (software)
1 14 (17.28%) Octopus Deploy
1 14 (17.28%) TeamCity
1 14 (17.28%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (2.47%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (6.17%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.70%) Games
4 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.23%) Law
5 1 (1.23%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.23%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 19 (23.46%) Support Engineer
2 18 (22.22%) Analyst
3 13 (16.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 13 (16.05%) IT Support
4 12 (14.81%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (14.81%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 10 (12.35%) Administrator
6 9 (11.11%) IT Engineer
7 8 (9.88%) IT Technician
7 8 (9.88%) Operations Engineer
7 8 (9.88%) Operations Support Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Service Desk Manager
8 6 (7.41%) Service Manager
9 5 (6.17%) IT Analyst
9 5 (6.17%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (6.17%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Support Analyst
10 4 (4.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Project Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.28%) JSON
2 3 (3.70%) .NET
2 3 (3.70%) CSS
2 3 (3.70%) HTML
2 3 (3.70%) HTML5
2 3 (3.70%) jQuery
3 2 (2.47%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.46%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.94%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.47%) FMCG
3 2 (2.47%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.23%) iPhone
4 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (48.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (14.81%) Windows 10
5 9 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 7 (8.64%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.17%) Linux
8 2 (2.47%) Android
8 2 (2.47%) Debian
8 2 (2.47%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.40%) ITIL
2 21 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 16 (19.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (17.28%) DevOps
5 12 (14.81%) Problem Management
5 12 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (9.88%) Statistics
7 7 (8.64%) PRINCE2
7 7 (8.64%) Project Management
7 7 (8.64%) Resource Management
7 7 (8.64%) Service Management
8 6 (7.41%) Data Development
8 6 (7.41%) High Availability
8 6 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (7.41%) Service-Level Objective
8 6 (7.41%) SQL Optimisation
9 5 (6.17%) Information Security
10 4 (4.94%) Asset Management
10 4 (4.94%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 29 (35.80%) SQL
2 15 (18.52%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.70%) C#
3 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (14.81%) MCSE
1 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (13.58%) MCSA
3 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (4.94%) LFCE
4 4 (4.94%) LFCS
4 4 (4.94%) Linux+ Certification
4 4 (4.94%) RHCE
4 4 (4.94%) RHCSA
4 4 (4.94%) VCAP
5 2 (2.47%) CCNA
5 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.47%) Degree
6 1 (1.23%) CCNP
6 1 (1.23%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) COBIT
2 2 (2.47%) SLA
3 1 (1.23%) NIST
3 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 53 (65.43%) Active Directory
2 29 (35.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (20.99%) Hyper-V
4 14 (17.28%) DFS Replication
5 10 (12.35%) Terminal Services
6 5 (6.17%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.94%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (2.47%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.23%) Firmware
9 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (19.75%) SCCM
2 8 (9.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (6.17%) WSUS
4 2 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.47%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (2.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.23%) Nessus
Vendors
1 42 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 34 (41.98%) VMware
3 14 (17.28%) Cisco
4 12 (14.81%) Citrix
5 11 (13.58%) HP
6 8 (9.88%) 3PAR
6 8 (9.88%) NetApp
7 7 (8.64%) WatchGuard
8 4 (4.94%) Infor
8 4 (4.94%) Symantec
9 3 (3.70%) ConnectWise
9 3 (3.70%) Mitel
9 3 (3.70%) Veeam
10 2 (2.47%) F5
10 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.47%) Remedy
10 2 (2.47%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.23%) Apple
11 1 (1.23%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.23%) Ivanti