Period
to 3 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 38 40 21
Rank change year-on-year +2 -19 +37
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 27 78 98
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Leicestershire 5.47% 7.14% 10.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.35% 31.33% 41.00%
Number of salaries quoted 27 62 97
Median annual salary £37,500 £36,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £24,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £46,250
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -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 Leicestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 92 249 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 18.62% 22.80% 24.77%
Number of salaries quoted 65 147 230
Median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £27,250 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £57,000 £56,340 £50,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Leicestershire

Windows Server
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for Windows Server in Leicestershire

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Leicestershire

Windows Server
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 3 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
Leicester -5 15 £39,000 +9.09% 2
Market Harborough +11 9 £35,000 -26.32%
Coalville +5 1 £27,100 +48.49%
Loughborough - 1 £32,000 -
Windows Server
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
3 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (59.26%) Firewall
5 15 (55.56%) VMware
6 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2016
7 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
8 11 (40.74%) DNS
8 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
8 11 (40.74%) Windows 10
9 10 (37.04%) ITIL
9 10 (37.04%) Linux
10 8 (29.63%) Office 365
11 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
12 6 (22.22%) Veeam
12 6 (22.22%) AWS
12 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
12 6 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (22.22%) Network Security
12 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (22.22%) SLA
12 6 (22.22%) Citrix
13 5 (18.52%) Cisco
13 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
13 5 (18.52%) MCSE
13 5 (18.52%) MCTS
13 5 (18.52%) MCITP
13 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 5 (18.52%) WSUS

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Documentum
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Office 365
2 6 (22.22%) AWS
3 5 (18.52%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (11.11%) Azure
5 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.70%) GCP
5 1 (3.70%) Power Platform
5 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (59.26%) Firewall
2 11 (40.74%) DNS
2 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
3 6 (22.22%) Network Security
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (14.81%) DHCP
4 4 (14.81%) NAS
4 4 (14.81%) NetScaler
4 4 (14.81%) SAN
4 4 (14.81%) VLAN
5 3 (11.11%) WAN
6 2 (7.41%) LAN
6 2 (7.41%) VoIP
6 2 (7.41%) VPN
7 1 (3.70%) Modbus
7 1 (3.70%) MPLS
7 1 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.70%) Power BI
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Bazaar
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) IT Engineer
2 10 (37.04%) Support Engineer
3 9 (33.33%) IT Support
4 6 (22.22%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Senior IT Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Senior IT Support
5 5 (18.52%) Senior Support Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (7.41%) Administrator
7 2 (7.41%) Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) IT Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) IT Systems Administrator
7 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.70%) LDAP
2 1 (3.70%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Social Media
2 2 (7.41%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) EPoS
3 1 (3.70%) FMCG
3 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2016
4 11 (40.74%) Windows 10
5 10 (37.04%) Linux
6 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
7 4 (14.81%) CentOS
7 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Customer Requirements
2 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (18.52%) Line Management
2 5 (18.52%) Server Management
2 5 (18.52%) Storage Management
3 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (14.81%) Data Privacy
3 4 (14.81%) Patch Management
3 4 (14.81%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (14.81%) Proactive Monitoring
3 4 (14.81%) Statistics
4 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) Logistics
5 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (18.52%) AWS Certification
2 5 (18.52%) MCITP
2 5 (18.52%) MCSE
2 5 (18.52%) MCTS
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) SLA
2 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (14.81%) GDPR
System Software
1 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
2 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 6 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (14.81%) Firmware
4 4 (14.81%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (7.41%) vSphere
6 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) WSUS
2 4 (14.81%) vCenter Server
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (7.41%) SCCM
4 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) VMware
2 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 6 (22.22%) Citrix
3 6 (22.22%) Veeam
4 5 (18.52%) Cisco
5 4 (14.81%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.70%) Google
6 1 (3.70%) Ivanti
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle
6 1 (3.70%) Remedy
6 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.70%) Siemens
6 1 (3.70%) Zerto