Period
to 15 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 15 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
6 months to
15 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 60 39
Rank change year-on-year +15 -21 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 170 212 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.52% 4.46% 6.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.85% 24.40% 30.25%
Number of salaries quoted 156 190 280
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £36,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.84% -2.00% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.67% - +2.74%

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 Leeds with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 551 869 1,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 17.88% 18.28% 20.24%
Number of salaries quoted 480 742 833
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% +1.30%
10th Percentile £24,475 £26,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £61,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -2.60%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Leeds

Windows Server
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Windows Server in Leeds

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Leeds over the 6 months to 15 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Leeds

For the 6 months to 15 June 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 164 (96.47%) Windows
2 129 (75.88%) Active Directory
3 109 (64.12%) Microsoft
4 69 (40.59%) VMware
5 64 (37.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 61 (35.88%) Firewall
7 60 (35.29%) SQL
8 59 (34.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 58 (34.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 58 (34.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 56 (32.94%) Office 365
11 50 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
12 49 (28.82%) Hyper-V
12 49 (28.82%) MS Exchange
13 45 (26.47%) ITIL
14 44 (25.88%) Linux
14 44 (25.88%) SQL Server
14 44 (25.88%) WAN
15 40 (23.53%) DNS
16 38 (22.35%) Microsoft Office
17 36 (21.18%) PowerShell
18 33 (19.41%) SCCM
18 33 (19.41%) VPN
18 33 (19.41%) Citrix
18 33 (19.41%) SAN
19 31 (18.24%) DHCP
20 30 (17.65%) LAN
21 27 (15.88%) Change Management
21 27 (15.88%) Migration
22 26 (15.29%) VLAN

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 49 (28.82%) MS Exchange
2 25 (14.71%) SharePoint
3 24 (14.12%) IIS
4 11 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (5.29%) Skype for Business
7 8 (4.71%) Apache
8 5 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.59%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.59%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 38 (22.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 64 (37.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (32.94%) Office 365
3 23 (13.53%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.94%) IaaS
6 4 (2.35%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.76%) SaaS
8 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.59%) PaaS
8 1 (0.59%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 61 (35.88%) Firewall
2 44 (25.88%) WAN
3 40 (23.53%) DNS
4 33 (19.41%) SAN
4 33 (19.41%) VPN
5 31 (18.24%) DHCP
6 30 (17.65%) LAN
7 26 (15.29%) VLAN
8 11 (6.47%) Broadband
9 10 (5.88%) VoIP
10 9 (5.29%) HSRP
10 9 (5.29%) NAS
10 9 (5.29%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (4.71%) NetScaler
12 7 (4.12%) TCP/IP
13 6 (3.53%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (3.53%) Internet
13 6 (3.53%) Remote Desktop
14 3 (1.76%) MPLS
14 3 (1.76%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (25.88%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (7.06%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (4.71%) MySQL
5 7 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.35%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.76%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.59%) Power BI
10 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.35%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.59%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.59%) JMeter
4 1 (0.59%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (7.65%) Finance
2 7 (4.12%) Legal
2 7 (4.12%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.76%) Law
3 3 (1.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.18%) Retail
5 1 (0.59%) Automotive
5 1 (0.59%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (22.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (11.76%) IT Support
3 19 (11.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 19 (11.18%) Analyst
3 19 (11.18%) Support Engineer
4 14 (8.24%) Support Analyst
5 13 (7.65%) IT Manager
6 12 (7.06%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 11 (6.47%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (5.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 9 (5.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (4.71%) IT Engineer
9 8 (4.71%) IT Support Engineer
9 8 (4.71%) Project Engineer
9 8 (4.71%) Technical Support
9 8 (4.71%) Windows Engineer
10 7 (4.12%) Applications Support
10 7 (4.12%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.53%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
11 6 (3.53%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.35%) .NET
2 3 (1.76%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.59%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.35%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 13 (7.65%) Clustering
4 9 (5.29%) NHS
5 8 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.71%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (3.53%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.53%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.35%) User Experience
8 3 (1.76%) CMDB
8 3 (1.76%) Replication
9 1 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.59%) Handset
9 1 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 164 (96.47%) Windows
2 59 (34.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 58 (34.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (25.88%) Linux
5 24 (14.12%) Windows 10
6 11 (6.47%) Windows 7
7 9 (5.29%) Unix
8 6 (3.53%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.94%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.35%) Android
10 4 (2.35%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.18%) Solaris
12 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (34.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 45 (26.47%) ITIL
3 27 (15.88%) Change Management
3 27 (15.88%) Migration
4 23 (13.53%) DevOps
5 22 (12.94%) Server Management
6 20 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 18 (10.59%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (8.82%) Hardware Maintenance
9 13 (7.65%) Capacity Management
9 13 (7.65%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (7.65%) Service Delivery
9 13 (7.65%) Strategic Planning
10 11 (6.47%) Coaching
11 10 (5.88%) Data Management
11 10 (5.88%) Network Management
11 10 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
11 10 (5.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 9 (5.29%) Change Control
12 9 (5.29%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 60 (35.29%) SQL
2 36 (21.18%) PowerShell
3 9 (5.29%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.18%) C#
5 1 (0.59%) Python
5 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (10.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (7.65%) MCSA
3 10 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (5.29%) MCSE
5 8 (4.71%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (4.12%) CCNA
6 7 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.94%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.94%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.18%) Degree
8 2 (1.18%) MCITP
8 2 (1.18%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (7.65%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (2.35%) GDPR
3 4 (2.35%) SLA
4 2 (1.18%) PMO
System Software
1 129 (75.88%) Active Directory
2 50 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (28.82%) Hyper-V
4 21 (12.35%) XenApp
5 14 (8.24%) vSphere
6 13 (7.65%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 11 (6.47%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (4.71%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (4.71%) XenDesktop
9 5 (2.94%) Docker
10 4 (2.35%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (1.76%) Firmware
11 3 (1.76%) VMware NSX
12 2 (1.18%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (19.41%) SCCM
2 10 (5.88%) WSUS
3 9 (5.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (5.29%) vCenter Server
4 7 (4.12%) Puppet
4 7 (4.12%) SCOM
4 7 (4.12%) SCOrch
5 6 (3.53%) Backup Exec
5 6 (3.53%) SolarWinds Orion
6 5 (2.94%) MaaS360
7 3 (1.76%) vRealize
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.59%) Ansible
9 1 (0.59%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.59%) WMI
Vendors
1 109 (64.12%) Microsoft
2 69 (40.59%) VMware
3 33 (19.41%) Citrix
4 20 (11.76%) Veeam
5 19 (11.18%) Cisco
5 19 (11.18%) NetApp
6 18 (10.59%) HP
7 11 (6.47%) Symantec
8 10 (5.88%) Avaya
9 9 (5.29%) Qualys
9 9 (5.29%) SolarWinds
10 7 (4.12%) EMC
11 6 (3.53%) F5
11 6 (3.53%) Meraki
11 6 (3.53%) SonicWALL
12 5 (2.94%) Kaspersky
12 5 (2.94%) Sophos
12 5 (2.94%) WatchGuard
13 4 (2.35%) Blue Prism
13 4 (2.35%) ServiceNow