Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 27 58
Rank change year-on-year -21 +31 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 234 386 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.73% 7.34% 4.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.99% 35.03% 20.73%
Number of salaries quoted 217 346 310
Leeds median annual salary £33,000 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.81% +5.71% -
10th Percentile £24,900 £21,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £47,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £36,500 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +0.69% +3.57% +7.69%

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 836 1,102 1,500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 16.91% 20.96% 21.90%
Number of salaries quoted 739 910 1,255
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £23,250
90th Percentile £60,450 £60,000 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%

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 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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.

1 234 (100.00%) Windows
2 151 (64.53%) Microsoft
3 145 (61.97%) Active Directory
4 114 (48.72%) VMware
5 102 (43.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 96 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 95 (40.60%) ITIL
8 92 (39.32%) VMware Infrastructure
9 65 (27.78%) Office 365
9 65 (27.78%) MS Exchange
10 63 (26.92%) SQL Server
11 61 (26.07%) SQL
12 55 (23.50%) Microsoft Azure
13 53 (22.65%) LAN
13 53 (22.65%) WAN
14 52 (22.22%) Citrix
15 48 (20.51%) DNS
16 46 (19.66%) Cisco
17 45 (19.23%) DHCP
17 45 (19.23%) Linux
18 43 (18.38%) Windows 7
18 43 (18.38%) SCCM
19 41 (17.52%) SharePoint
20 40 (17.09%) SAN
20 40 (17.09%) Firewall
21 35 (14.96%) Hyper-V
22 32 (13.68%) XenDesktop
22 32 (13.68%) PowerShell
23 30 (12.82%) Configuration Management
24 29 (12.39%) Disaster Recovery

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 65 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 41 (17.52%) SharePoint
3 28 (11.97%) IIS
4 27 (11.54%) Skype for Business
5 22 (9.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (2.56%) IBM Domino
8 6 (2.56%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 28 (11.97%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.14%) Carpe Diem
1 5 (2.14%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.43%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 65 (27.78%) Office 365
2 55 (23.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.14%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.71%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.43%) G Suite
7 1 (0.43%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 53 (22.65%) LAN
1 53 (22.65%) WAN
2 48 (20.51%) DNS
3 45 (19.23%) DHCP
4 40 (17.09%) Firewall
4 40 (17.09%) SAN
5 28 (11.97%) TCP/IP
6 18 (7.69%) VoIP
7 15 (6.41%) MPLS
7 15 (6.41%) Network Security
8 14 (5.98%) VPN
9 12 (5.13%) Remote Desktop
10 9 (3.85%) Internet
11 8 (3.42%) Skype
12 7 (2.99%) VLAN
13 5 (2.14%) DSL
13 5 (2.14%) HTTP
13 5 (2.14%) HTTPS
13 5 (2.14%) IMAP
13 5 (2.14%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.41%) Amazon RDS
3 12 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (4.27%) Oracle Database
5 8 (3.42%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.71%) RavenDB
7 4 (1.71%) Redis
7 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.28%) Power BI
9 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.43%) MySQL
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (3.42%) TeamCity
3 5 (2.14%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.14%) JIRA
4 4 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (1.71%) Subversion
5 3 (1.28%) Ant
5 3 (1.28%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.28%) HP UFT
5 3 (1.28%) LoadRunner
5 3 (1.28%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (1.28%) Selenium
5 3 (1.28%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.28%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.28%) TestNG
6 1 (0.43%) MSI
General
1 22 (9.40%) Finance
2 15 (6.41%) Billing
2 15 (6.41%) Military
3 9 (3.85%) Retail
4 7 (2.99%) Law
5 6 (2.56%) Legal
5 6 (2.56%) Marketing
6 5 (2.14%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.85%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Automotive
8 1 (0.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 38 (16.24%) Analyst
3 36 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 30 (12.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 30 (12.82%) Support Engineer
5 28 (11.97%) Support Analyst
6 23 (9.83%) IT Support
7 21 (8.97%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (7.26%) Architect
8 17 (7.26%) Windows Engineer
9 16 (6.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 15 (6.41%) Applications Support
11 14 (5.98%) IT Engineer
11 14 (5.98%) Project Engineer
12 13 (5.56%) Technical Support
13 12 (5.13%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 12 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 12 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
14 11 (4.70%) Technical Leader
15 10 (4.27%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.84%) .NET
2 5 (2.14%) ODBC
3 3 (1.28%) Web Services
4 1 (0.43%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.43%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.43%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.69%) Clustering
2 15 (6.41%) Fat Client
2 15 (6.41%) Replication
2 15 (6.41%) Thin Client
3 13 (5.56%) PKI
4 11 (4.70%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.71%) User Experience
7 3 (1.28%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Licensing
7 3 (1.28%) PlayStation
8 2 (0.85%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.43%) New Media
9 1 (0.43%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.43%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 234 (100.00%) Windows
2 102 (43.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 96 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (19.23%) Linux
5 43 (18.38%) Windows 7
6 28 (11.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (7.26%) Unix
8 16 (6.84%) Windows 10
9 9 (3.85%) Windows 8
10 8 (3.42%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.71%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.28%) CentOS
12 3 (1.28%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.43%) Debian
13 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (40.60%) ITIL
2 30 (12.82%) Configuration Management
3 29 (12.39%) Disaster Recovery
4 28 (11.97%) Coaching
5 20 (8.55%) Time Management
6 19 (8.12%) DevOps
6 19 (8.12%) Patch Management
7 18 (7.69%) Project Management
7 18 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 17 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (6.84%) Presales
10 15 (6.41%) Server Virtualisation
11 13 (5.56%) Asset Management
11 13 (5.56%) ITSM
11 13 (5.56%) People Management
12 11 (4.70%) Infrastructure Management
13 9 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (3.42%) Mentoring
14 8 (3.42%) Performance Monitoring
14 8 (3.42%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 61 (26.07%) SQL
2 32 (13.68%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.85%) T-SQL
4 5 (2.14%) Bash Shell
4 5 (2.14%) Python
5 4 (1.71%) Bourne shell
5 4 (1.71%) C#
5 4 (1.71%) Java
6 3 (1.28%) F#
6 3 (1.28%) Perl
7 2 (0.85%) C
7 2 (0.85%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.43%) C++
8 1 (0.43%) PHP
8 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (10.26%) ITIL Certification
2 22 (9.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (8.55%) SC Cleared
3 20 (8.55%) Security Cleared
4 14 (5.98%) MCSE
5 11 (4.70%) MCSA
6 9 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.99%) Degree
8 5 (2.14%) CCNA
8 5 (2.14%) MCITP
8 5 (2.14%) MCP
9 2 (0.85%) CCNP
9 2 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.43%) MCDST
10 1 (0.43%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (12.39%) SLA
2 3 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.28%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.43%) GDPR
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 145 (61.97%) Active Directory
2 92 (39.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (14.96%) Hyper-V
4 32 (13.68%) XenDesktop
5 28 (11.97%) XenApp
6 26 (11.11%) vSphere
7 18 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (6.41%) XenServer
9 10 (4.27%) Terminal Services
10 6 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.28%) OpenSIPS
12 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.43%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.43%) Docker
13 1 (0.43%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 43 (18.38%) SCCM
2 19 (8.12%) SCOM
3 18 (7.69%) Backup Exec
4 12 (5.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 11 (4.70%) Single Sign-On
5 11 (4.70%) WSUS
6 10 (4.27%) ServiceCenter
7 8 (3.42%) Ansible
7 8 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (2.56%) vCenter Server
9 5 (2.14%) MaaS360
10 4 (1.71%) Puppet
11 2 (0.85%) XenMobile
12 1 (0.43%) AirWatch
12 1 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
12 1 (0.43%) Rsyslog
12 1 (0.43%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 151 (64.53%) Microsoft
2 114 (48.72%) VMware
3 52 (22.22%) Citrix
4 46 (19.66%) Cisco
5 27 (11.54%) HP
6 20 (8.55%) NetApp
7 18 (7.69%) Veeam
8 17 (7.26%) Dell
9 15 (6.41%) Xerox
10 14 (5.98%) Apple
10 14 (5.98%) Oracle
11 12 (5.13%) CommVault
12 9 (3.85%) F5
13 8 (3.42%) Rackspace
14 7 (2.99%) Avaya
14 7 (2.99%) Symantec
15 6 (2.56%) Lotus
15 6 (2.56%) Red Hat
16 5 (2.14%) Huawei
16 5 (2.14%) Sophos