Period
to 1 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 1 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > London
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 85 76 68
Rank change year-on-year -9 -8 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 745 2,262 2,852
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.79% 4.06% 4.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.51% 18.64% 18.47%
Number of salaries quoted 705 2,143 2,603
Median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26% -1.04%
10th Percentile £36,250 £27,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £73,600
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3,818 12,137 15,438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.42% 21.78% 22.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3,168 9,977 12,745
Median annual salary £65,000 £58,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.74% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £88,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in London

Windows Server
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Windows Server in London

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server in London over the 6 months to 1 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in London

Windows Server
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 within the London region over the 6 months to 1 October 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
Central London -19 179 £57,500 +9.52% 28
West London +16 61 £66,250 +47.22% 11
South London -18 43 £57,500 +49.35% 4
East London +13 14 £43,750 +14.90% 5
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 London region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 744 (99.87%) Windows
2 452 (60.67%) Active Directory
3 432 (57.99%) Microsoft
4 397 (53.29%) Azure
5 386 (51.81%) VMware
6 343 (46.04%) Office 365
7 297 (39.87%) PowerShell
8 237 (31.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 191 (25.64%) AWS
10 188 (25.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 187 (25.10%) Finance
12 186 (24.97%) Windows Server 2012
13 173 (23.22%) Cisco
14 168 (22.55%) DNS
15 165 (22.15%) Hyper-V
16 161 (21.61%) Linux
17 152 (20.40%) Windows Server 2016
18 151 (20.27%) SQL Server
18 151 (20.27%) Firewall
19 149 (20.00%) Windows 10
20 133 (17.85%) SQL
21 129 (17.32%) DHCP
21 129 (17.32%) Citrix
22 127 (17.05%) MS Exchange
23 125 (16.78%) SCCM
24 123 (16.51%) ITIL
25 108 (14.50%) IaaS
26 103 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
26 103 (13.83%) SAN
27 101 (13.56%) HP

Windows Server
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
1 127 (17.05%) MS Exchange
2 88 (11.81%) SharePoint
3 83 (11.14%) IIS
4 46 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 24 (3.22%) Skype for Business
7 14 (1.88%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 14 (1.88%) WebSphere
8 13 (1.74%) Confluence
9 11 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.67%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.54%) Apache
12 4 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.27%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.13%) Documentum
15 1 (0.13%) FileNet
15 1 (0.13%) nginx
Applications
1 63 (8.46%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) Revit
Business Applications
1 6 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.67%) Salerio
3 4 (0.54%) FastStats
3 4 (0.54%) Unica
4 3 (0.40%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.13%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.13%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 397 (53.29%) Azure
2 343 (46.04%) Office 365
3 191 (25.64%) AWS
4 108 (14.50%) IaaS
5 94 (12.62%) Azure Active Directory
6 64 (8.59%) PaaS
7 63 (8.46%) SaaS
8 22 (2.95%) Mimecast
9 19 (2.55%) Serverless
10 18 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
11 17 (2.28%) Amazon S3
11 17 (2.28%) AWS CloudFormation
12 15 (2.01%) AWS CodeDeploy
13 13 (1.74%) Slack
14 12 (1.61%) Amazon Kinesis
14 12 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
14 12 (1.61%) OneDrive
15 11 (1.48%) Amazon ELB
15 11 (1.48%) GCP
16 10 (1.34%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 168 (22.55%) DNS
2 151 (20.27%) Firewall
3 129 (17.32%) DHCP
4 103 (13.83%) SAN
5 95 (12.75%) TCP/IP
6 78 (10.47%) VPN
7 66 (8.86%) WAN
8 63 (8.46%) LAN
9 47 (6.31%) Wireless
10 46 (6.17%) NetScaler
11 33 (4.43%) Network Security
12 30 (4.03%) VoIP
13 28 (3.76%) Skype
14 27 (3.62%) Internet
14 27 (3.62%) VLAN
15 25 (3.36%) Cisco IOS
16 23 (3.09%) Wi-Fi
17 22 (2.95%) FTP
17 22 (2.95%) Intrusion Detection
17 22 (2.95%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (20.27%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.36%) Amazon RDS
3 15 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (1.74%) Relational Database
5 12 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 11 (1.48%) Azure SQL Database
7 9 (1.21%) MySQL
7 9 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (1.07%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (0.94%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.67%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.27%) Big Data
13 2 (0.27%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2016
14 1 (0.13%) Amazon Redshift
14 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (3.89%) JIRA
2 17 (2.28%) Git (software)
3 16 (2.15%) TeamCity
4 9 (1.21%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.07%) Bitbucket
6 5 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (0.54%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.40%) Chocolatey
8 3 (0.40%) GitLab
8 3 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.13%) Ant
10 1 (0.13%) CircleCI
10 1 (0.13%) Gradle
10 1 (0.13%) Maven
10 1 (0.13%) MSI
10 1 (0.13%) Redmine
10 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.13%) Subversion
General
1 187 (25.10%) Finance
2 61 (8.19%) Banking
3 34 (4.56%) Law
4 15 (2.01%) Legal
5 13 (1.74%) Investment Banking
6 12 (1.61%) Marketing
7 11 (1.48%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.07%) Public Sector
8 8 (1.07%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.94%) Back Office
9 7 (0.94%) Front Office
10 5 (0.67%) Mandarin Language
11 4 (0.54%) Retail
12 3 (0.40%) French Language
12 3 (0.40%) Local Government
13 2 (0.27%) Games
13 2 (0.27%) International Banking
14 1 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 151 (20.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 77 (10.34%) Support Engineer
3 73 (9.80%) Analyst
4 69 (9.26%) IT Engineer
5 60 (8.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 56 (7.52%) Windows Engineer
7 53 (7.11%) Systems Engineer
8 45 (6.04%) Network Engineer
9 42 (5.64%) VMware Engineer
10 39 (5.23%) Azure Engineer
11 38 (5.10%) Consultant
12 36 (4.83%) Administrator
12 36 (4.83%) Architect
13 35 (4.70%) IT Support
14 34 (4.56%) DevOps Engineer
15 33 (4.43%) 3rd Line Support
16 31 (4.16%) Support Analyst
17 27 (3.62%) AWS Engineer
17 27 (3.62%) Cloud Engineer
17 27 (3.62%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (5.91%) .NET
2 26 (3.49%) LDAP
3 20 (2.68%) Web Services
4 16 (2.15%) Middleware
5 15 (2.01%) .NET Framework
6 9 (1.21%) WSH
7 7 (0.94%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (0.81%) YAML
9 5 (0.67%) Elastic Stack
9 5 (0.67%) Regular Expression
9 5 (0.67%) REST
10 3 (0.40%) COM+
10 3 (0.40%) CSS
10 3 (0.40%) DCOM
10 3 (0.40%) LAMP
11 2 (0.27%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.27%) ATL
11 2 (0.27%) Kafka
11 2 (0.27%) WinForms
12 1 (0.13%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 67 (8.99%) Data Centre
2 42 (5.64%) Management Information System
3 37 (4.97%) Public Cloud
4 33 (4.43%) Self-Motivation
5 25 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (3.09%) Clustering
6 23 (3.09%) Hedge funds
6 23 (3.09%) User Experience
7 20 (2.68%) Cyberthreat
7 20 (2.68%) Private Cloud
8 13 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 13 (1.74%) Replication
9 11 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
9 11 (1.48%) Reinsurance
10 9 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.94%) Equities
12 6 (0.81%) HP Storage
12 6 (0.81%) IBM XIV
12 6 (0.81%) PKI
12 6 (0.81%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 744 (99.87%) Windows
2 186 (24.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 161 (21.61%) Linux
4 152 (20.40%) Windows Server 2016
5 149 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 103 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 68 (9.13%) Windows 7
8 53 (7.11%) Windows Server 2019
9 47 (6.31%) Unix
10 31 (4.16%) CentOS
11 25 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 22 (2.95%) Windows 8
13 21 (2.82%) Oracle Linux
14 13 (1.74%) Mac OS X
14 13 (1.74%) Ubuntu
15 11 (1.48%) Solaris
16 8 (1.07%) Mac OS
16 8 (1.07%) Windows XP
17 7 (0.94%) SUSE
17 7 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (25.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 123 (16.51%) ITIL
3 98 (13.15%) DevOps
4 79 (10.60%) Migration
5 67 (8.99%) Fintech
6 63 (8.46%) Disaster Recovery
7 56 (7.52%) Information Security
8 53 (7.11%) Task Automation
9 51 (6.85%) Mentoring
10 50 (6.71%) ITSM
10 50 (6.71%) Problem-Solving
11 49 (6.58%) Service Management
12 45 (6.04%) Problem Management
13 44 (5.91%) Configuration Management
14 40 (5.37%) Cybersecurity
14 40 (5.37%) Server Management
15 38 (5.10%) Kalman Filter
16 33 (4.43%) IT Strategy
16 33 (4.43%) Project Delivery
16 33 (4.43%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 297 (39.87%) PowerShell
2 133 (17.85%) SQL
3 56 (7.52%) Python
4 32 (4.30%) Bash Shell
4 32 (4.30%) C#
4 32 (4.30%) T-SQL
5 17 (2.28%) VB.NET
6 11 (1.48%) C
7 8 (1.07%) C++
8 7 (0.94%) Perl
9 6 (0.81%) VBScript
10 4 (0.54%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.54%) PHP
10 4 (0.54%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.40%) R
11 3 (0.40%) VB
12 1 (0.13%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.13%) C-shell
12 1 (0.13%) Java
12 1 (0.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 72 (9.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (6.17%) Degree
3 44 (5.91%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (4.43%) MCSE
5 32 (4.30%) CISSP
5 32 (4.30%) MCSA
6 30 (4.03%) ITIL Certification
7 27 (3.62%) CCNA
8 25 (3.36%) CISM
9 24 (3.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 15 (2.01%) MCP
11 11 (1.48%) CCNP
11 11 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
12 9 (1.21%) GCIH
13 8 (1.07%) Security Cleared
13 8 (1.07%) VCP5
14 7 (0.94%) MCITP
15 6 (0.81%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 6 (0.81%) GCFA
15 6 (0.81%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (8.72%) SLA
2 38 (5.10%) GDPR
3 27 (3.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (3.36%) NIST
5 10 (1.34%) COBIT
6 6 (0.81%) QA
7 4 (0.54%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 452 (60.67%) Active Directory
2 237 (31.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 165 (22.15%) Hyper-V
4 78 (10.47%) vSphere
5 61 (8.19%) VMware ESXi
6 35 (4.70%) XenApp
7 28 (3.76%) XenDesktop
8 23 (3.09%) Docker
9 20 (2.68%) Forefront TMG
9 20 (2.68%) ISA Server
10 18 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
11 16 (2.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 13 (1.74%) Virtual Servers
13 10 (1.34%) Virtual Desktop
13 10 (1.34%) VMware Server
14 7 (0.94%) DFS Replication
15 6 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
15 6 (0.81%) NFS
15 6 (0.81%) Terminal Services
16 5 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 125 (16.78%) SCCM
2 96 (12.89%) Microsoft Intune
3 60 (8.05%) Ansible
4 54 (7.25%) Puppet
5 45 (6.04%) Terraform
6 37 (4.97%) Opscode Chef
7 33 (4.43%) WSUS
8 24 (3.22%) SCOM
9 23 (3.09%) Microsoft Clustering
10 21 (2.82%) Backup Exec
11 19 (2.55%) Kubernetes
11 19 (2.55%) SCVMM
12 12 (1.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 11 (1.48%) PowerCLI
14 10 (1.34%) Nagios
14 10 (1.34%) Single Sign-On
15 9 (1.21%) vRealize
16 8 (1.07%) HP Data Protector
17 6 (0.81%) CSIRT
17 6 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 432 (57.99%) Microsoft
2 386 (51.81%) VMware
3 173 (23.22%) Cisco
4 129 (17.32%) Citrix
5 101 (13.56%) HP
6 40 (5.37%) Red Hat
7 37 (4.97%) Oracle
8 36 (4.83%) IBM
8 36 (4.83%) Sophos
9 33 (4.43%) NetApp
10 32 (4.30%) SolarWinds
11 31 (4.16%) Dell
12 27 (3.62%) EMC
13 26 (3.49%) Meraki
14 24 (3.22%) Veeam
15 20 (2.68%) CheckPoint
15 20 (2.68%) Google
16 18 (2.42%) Bloomberg
17 15 (2.01%) Hitachi
18 13 (1.74%) Juniper