Period
to 11 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Windows Server 2016 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2016 over the 6 months to 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2016
England > London
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 383 309 294
Rank change year-on-year -74 -15 +91
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2016 180 465 710
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.58% 0.99% 1.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.32% 4.99% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 170 420 578
10th Percentile £32,447 £28,975 £29,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £35,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £75,000 £62,813 £60,000
90th Percentile £80,500 £70,000 £69,125
England median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

Windows Server 2016 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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 5,425 9,313 13,647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.62% 19.87% 22.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4,413 7,631 11,412
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £48,750 £40,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £76,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £90,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

Windows Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Windows Server 2016 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2016 in London

Windows Server 2016
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2016 in London.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2016 in London

Windows Server 2016
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2016 in London over the 6 months to 11 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2016 in London

Windows Server 2016
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2016 within the London region over the 6 months to 11 April 2021. 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
Central London +38 54 £67,500 +42.11% 6
West London +45 23 £50,000 +2.56% 1
East London +12 5 £37,500 +16.28% 5
North London +31 2 £32,250 -23.21% 1
South London +1 2 - - 1
Windows Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 11 April 2021, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2016 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 London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2016.

1 172 (95.56%) Windows
2 146 (81.11%) Active Directory
3 122 (67.78%) Windows Server
4 112 (62.22%) Azure
4 112 (62.22%) Microsoft
5 103 (57.22%) PowerShell
6 93 (51.67%) VMware
7 92 (51.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 89 (49.44%) Microsoft 365
9 75 (41.67%) Windows Server 2019
10 73 (40.56%) VMware Infrastructure
11 63 (35.00%) Azure Active Directory
12 60 (33.33%) DNS
13 58 (32.22%) Windows 10
14 51 (28.33%) Windows Server 2008
15 47 (26.11%) SCCM
16 46 (25.56%) TCP/IP
17 45 (25.00%) ITIL
18 44 (24.44%) DHCP
18 44 (24.44%) Finance
19 43 (23.89%) Citrix
20 40 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 39 (21.67%) Windows 7
22 38 (21.11%) Cisco
22 38 (21.11%) SharePoint
23 36 (20.00%) Firewall
24 34 (18.89%) MS Exchange
25 33 (18.33%) Microsoft Office
26 32 (17.78%) LAN
27 30 (16.67%) WAN

Windows Server 2016
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 38 (21.11%) SharePoint
2 34 (18.89%) MS Exchange
3 19 (10.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (8.33%) IIS
5 12 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (5.00%) Skype for Business
7 7 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.56%) Apache
9 1 (0.56%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 33 (18.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Magento
1 1 (0.56%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.56%) Sage 300 ERP
1 1 (0.56%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 112 (62.22%) Azure
2 89 (49.44%) Microsoft 365
3 63 (35.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 15 (8.33%) AWS
5 12 (6.67%) OneDrive
6 11 (6.11%) IaaS
6 11 (6.11%) SaaS
7 9 (5.00%) Mimecast
7 9 (5.00%) Power Platform
8 7 (3.89%) PaaS
9 3 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.67%) Google Workspace
9 3 (1.67%) GoToWebinar
10 2 (1.11%) GCP
11 1 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 60 (33.33%) DNS
2 46 (25.56%) TCP/IP
3 44 (24.44%) DHCP
4 36 (20.00%) Firewall
5 32 (17.78%) LAN
6 30 (16.67%) WAN
7 18 (10.00%) VoIP
7 18 (10.00%) VPN
8 11 (6.11%) NetScaler
8 11 (6.11%) VLAN
9 10 (5.56%) Skype
9 10 (5.56%) VSAN
10 9 (5.00%) Wireless
11 8 (4.44%) Internet
12 7 (3.89%) Network Security
12 7 (3.89%) SAN
13 6 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
15 3 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
15 3 (1.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.89%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (2.22%) SQL Server 2017
5 2 (1.11%) Power BI
5 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Ignite
6 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.56%) GIS
6 1 (0.56%) MS Access
6 1 (0.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.11%) InstallShield
2 2 (1.11%) MSI
3 1 (0.56%) GitLab
3 1 (0.56%) JIRA
General
1 44 (24.44%) Finance
2 24 (13.33%) Banking
3 20 (11.11%) Law
4 11 (6.11%) Legal
5 8 (4.44%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.78%) Marketing
6 5 (2.78%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.22%) Electronics
7 4 (2.22%) French Language
7 4 (2.22%) Public Sector
7 4 (2.22%) Retail
8 2 (1.11%) Games
8 2 (1.11%) Housing Association
8 2 (1.11%) Publishing
9 1 (0.56%) Advertising
9 1 (0.56%) Front Office
9 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (11.67%) Server Engineer
1 21 (11.67%) VMware Engineer
2 19 (10.56%) Analyst
2 19 (10.56%) Systems Engineer
2 19 (10.56%) Windows Engineer
3 18 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (9.44%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 17 (9.44%) Windows Server Engineer
5 16 (8.89%) Architect
5 16 (8.89%) IT Engineer
5 16 (8.89%) Senior Server Engineer
5 16 (8.89%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
6 15 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
7 14 (7.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 12 (6.67%) PowerShell Engineer
8 12 (6.67%) PowerShell Specialist
8 12 (6.67%) Senior VMware Engineer
8 12 (6.67%) VMware Specialist
8 12 (6.67%) Windows Server Specialist
8 12 (6.67%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.00%) .NET
2 7 (3.89%) OAuth
2 7 (3.89%) OpenID
2 7 (3.89%) SAML
3 5 (2.78%) JSON
3 5 (2.78%) Kafka
4 4 (2.22%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.22%) POSIX
5 3 (1.67%) COM
5 3 (1.67%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (1.67%) WSH
6 1 (0.56%) CSS
6 1 (0.56%) HTML
6 1 (0.56%) LAMP
6 1 (0.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.22%) Hedge funds
2 12 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 9 (5.00%) EMC VNXe
3 9 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (5.00%) FlexPod
3 9 (5.00%) PKI
3 9 (5.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 7 (3.89%) Clustering
4 7 (3.89%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.78%) Derivative
5 5 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.22%) Blog
6 4 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.67%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.67%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.67%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 172 (95.56%) Windows
2 122 (67.78%) Windows Server
3 92 (51.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 75 (41.67%) Windows Server 2019
5 58 (32.22%) Windows 10
6 51 (28.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (21.67%) Windows 7
8 25 (13.89%) Linux
9 13 (7.22%) Android
10 10 (5.56%) Mac OS
11 7 (3.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.67%) Debian
12 3 (1.67%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (1.11%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.11%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (1.11%) SUSE
13 2 (1.11%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.11%) Unix
14 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (25.00%) ITIL
2 40 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 24 (13.33%) Project Delivery
4 23 (12.78%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (10.00%) Project Management
6 17 (9.44%) Migration
7 15 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 14 (7.78%) Mobile Device Management
9 13 (7.22%) Change Management
10 12 (6.67%) DevOps
11 11 (6.11%) Architecture Roadmap
11 11 (6.11%) TOGAF
12 10 (5.56%) Change Control
13 9 (5.00%) OO
13 9 (5.00%) Proactive Monitoring
13 9 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (4.44%) Computer Science
14 8 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (4.44%) Cybersecurity
14 8 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 103 (57.22%) PowerShell
2 28 (15.56%) SQL
3 13 (7.22%) Python
4 9 (5.00%) C#
5 8 (4.44%) Bash Shell
6 6 (3.33%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.78%) Java
7 5 (2.78%) VBScript
8 4 (2.22%) VB
9 2 (1.11%) C
9 2 (1.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (6.67%) CCNA
4 10 (5.56%) MCSE
5 9 (5.00%) Degree
6 8 (4.44%) CISSP
6 8 (4.44%) Security Cleared
7 6 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (3.33%) MCSA
7 6 (3.33%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.22%) AWS Certification
8 4 (2.22%) CCNP
8 4 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.67%) CCA
9 3 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.67%) MCP
10 2 (1.11%) CISM
10 2 (1.11%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (1.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.22%) SLA
2 3 (1.67%) GDPR
3 1 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.56%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 146 (81.11%) Active Directory
2 73 (40.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 19 (10.56%) VMware ESXi
4 19 (10.56%) XenApp
5 17 (9.44%) XenDesktop
6 14 (7.78%) Virtual Servers
7 13 (7.22%) VMware NSX
8 12 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 12 (6.67%) vSphere
9 7 (3.89%) Docker
10 5 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.11%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (1.11%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.56%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 47 (26.11%) SCCM
2 29 (16.11%) SCOM
3 21 (11.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 21 (11.67%) Single Sign-On
4 10 (5.56%) Kubernetes
5 9 (5.00%) vCenter Server
6 7 (3.89%) Jamf Pro
7 6 (3.33%) AirWatch
7 6 (3.33%) SCOrch
8 5 (2.78%) Backup Exec
9 4 (2.22%) Ansible
9 4 (2.22%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (2.22%) vMotion
10 3 (1.67%) Consul
10 3 (1.67%) Grafana
10 3 (1.67%) Graphite
10 3 (1.67%) Opsview
10 3 (1.67%) Packer
10 3 (1.67%) PaperCut
10 3 (1.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 112 (62.22%) Microsoft
2 93 (51.67%) VMware
3 43 (23.89%) Citrix
4 38 (21.11%) Cisco
5 18 (10.00%) ServiceNow
6 17 (9.44%) Dell
7 15 (8.33%) Apple
8 14 (7.78%) EMC
8 14 (7.78%) SolarWinds
9 11 (6.11%) HP
9 11 (6.11%) Meraki
10 10 (5.56%) NetApp
11 9 (5.00%) Isilon
11 9 (5.00%) Oracle
11 9 (5.00%) SonicWALL
12 8 (4.44%) Veeam
13 7 (3.89%) iManage
14 6 (3.33%) Mitel
14 6 (3.33%) Red Hat
14 6 (3.33%) Sophos