Period
to 3 April 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 3 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > London
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 84 66 69
Rank change year-on-year -18 +3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 1,844 2,560 2,976
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.85% 4.20% 4.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.30% 18.75% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,679 2,261 2,745
Median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £28,725 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 9,555 13,650 16,614
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.93% 22.37% 23.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7,748 11,306 13,951
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 3 April 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 3 April 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 -10 489 £47,500 -5.00% 72
West London -11 137 £50,000 +11.11% 31
South London -4 116 £37,000 -22.11% 9
East London -1 37 £45,000 +9.76% 4
North London -23 14 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 3 April 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 1,842 (99.89%) Windows
2 1,199 (65.02%) Active Directory
3 963 (52.22%) Microsoft
4 894 (48.48%) Office 365
5 865 (46.91%) VMware
6 753 (40.84%) Azure
7 583 (31.62%) PowerShell
8 524 (28.42%) VMware Infrastructure
9 427 (23.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 404 (21.91%) Windows 10
11 401 (21.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 394 (21.37%) Finance
13 389 (21.10%) SQL
14 381 (20.66%) SQL Server
15 375 (20.34%) DNS
16 374 (20.28%) Citrix
16 374 (20.28%) Windows Server 2016
17 372 (20.17%) Firewall
18 367 (19.90%) Hyper-V
19 356 (19.31%) AWS
20 328 (17.79%) DHCP
21 310 (16.81%) ITIL
22 308 (16.70%) MS Exchange
23 306 (16.59%) SCCM
24 301 (16.32%) Cisco
25 290 (15.73%) TCP/IP
26 288 (15.62%) Microsoft Office
27 269 (14.59%) Windows Server 2008
28 268 (14.53%) Linux
29 251 (13.61%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 308 (16.70%) MS Exchange
2 185 (10.03%) SharePoint
3 154 (8.35%) IIS
4 130 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 84 (4.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 66 (3.58%) Skype for Business
7 26 (1.41%) Apache
8 23 (1.25%) nginx
9 21 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
10 18 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
11 17 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
12 14 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
13 12 (0.65%) Confluence
13 12 (0.65%) Tomcat
14 9 (0.49%) WebSphere
15 8 (0.43%) Anypoint
15 8 (0.43%) IBM Transformation Extender
16 6 (0.33%) SAS
16 6 (0.33%) WordPress
17 3 (0.16%) CMS
Applications
1 288 (15.62%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.16%) FileZilla
6 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.054%) InDesign
7 1 (0.054%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.054%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 25 (1.36%) Salerio
2 17 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.33%) Elite 3E
4 4 (0.22%) Eikon
5 3 (0.16%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.11%) Relativity
6 2 (0.11%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.11%) Sage 50
6 2 (0.11%) Shopify
6 2 (0.11%) Softmar
6 2 (0.11%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.054%) Carpe Diem
7 1 (0.054%) FastStats
7 1 (0.054%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.054%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 894 (48.48%) Office 365
2 753 (40.84%) Azure
3 356 (19.31%) AWS
4 136 (7.38%) Azure Active Directory
5 75 (4.07%) IaaS
6 69 (3.74%) SaaS
7 66 (3.58%) Mimecast
8 65 (3.52%) PaaS
9 38 (2.06%) G Suite
9 38 (2.06%) OneDrive
10 30 (1.63%) Power Platform
11 27 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
12 26 (1.41%) GCP
13 25 (1.36%) GitHub
14 20 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
14 20 (1.08%) Datadog
15 15 (0.81%) Amazon S3
16 11 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
16 11 (0.60%) npm
16 11 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 375 (20.34%) DNS
2 372 (20.17%) Firewall
3 328 (17.79%) DHCP
4 290 (15.73%) TCP/IP
5 197 (10.68%) SAN
6 145 (7.86%) LAN
7 135 (7.32%) VPN
8 119 (6.45%) WAN
9 118 (6.40%) VoIP
10 100 (5.42%) Wireless
11 88 (4.77%) Skype
12 72 (3.90%) Wi-Fi
13 66 (3.58%) VLAN
14 63 (3.42%) NetScaler
15 62 (3.36%) Internet
16 55 (2.98%) NAS
17 34 (1.84%) BGP
17 34 (1.84%) Network Security
17 34 (1.84%) SSL
18 32 (1.74%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 381 (20.66%) SQL Server
2 44 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 37 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 35 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (1.57%) Power BI
6 28 (1.52%) Data Lake
7 27 (1.46%) Azure SQL Database
8 26 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 26 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 25 (1.36%) SQL Server 2014
10 24 (1.30%) MySQL
10 24 (1.30%) Relational Database
10 24 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
11 23 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
13 15 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 14 (0.76%) RDBMS
15 13 (0.70%) Hadoop
16 10 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
17 9 (0.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 63 (3.42%) JIRA
2 45 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 33 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
4 30 (1.63%) TeamCity
5 29 (1.57%) Git (software)
6 20 (1.08%) Visual Studio
7 15 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
8 14 (0.76%) Maven
8 14 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
9 13 (0.70%) SonarQube
10 12 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (0.60%) Ant
12 10 (0.54%) Artifactory
12 10 (0.54%) Bower
12 10 (0.54%) Chocolatey
12 10 (0.54%) MSBuild
12 10 (0.54%) TestRail
12 10 (0.54%) Zephyr
13 9 (0.49%) WinDbg
14 7 (0.38%) GitLab
General
1 394 (21.37%) Finance
2 86 (4.66%) Law
3 73 (3.96%) Banking
4 70 (3.80%) Legal
5 43 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 34 (1.84%) Advertising
7 29 (1.57%) Back Office
8 24 (1.30%) Retail
9 22 (1.19%) Front Office
10 20 (1.08%) Public Sector
11 15 (0.81%) Marketing
12 11 (0.60%) Local Government
13 9 (0.49%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.49%) Games
13 9 (0.49%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.27%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.22%) French Language
16 3 (0.16%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.11%) German Language
17 2 (0.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 325 (17.62%) Analyst
2 320 (17.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 282 (15.29%) Support Engineer
4 205 (11.12%) Support Analyst
5 198 (10.74%) IT Support
6 171 (9.27%) IT Engineer
7 141 (7.65%) Administrator
8 123 (6.67%) Applications Support
9 113 (6.13%) Systems Administrator
10 105 (5.69%) 2nd Line Support
11 103 (5.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 101 (5.48%) IT Analyst
13 100 (5.42%) IT Support Engineer
14 92 (4.99%) Consultant
15 91 (4.93%) Windows Engineer
16 85 (4.61%) Systems Engineer
17 82 (4.45%) Applications Support Analyst
18 77 (4.18%) 3rd Line Support
19 75 (4.07%) 2nd Line Engineer
20 65 (3.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (4.12%) .NET
2 42 (2.28%) Web Services
3 39 (2.11%) Elastic Stack
4 29 (1.57%) HTML
5 25 (1.36%) Regular Expression
6 21 (1.14%) Node.js
7 19 (1.03%) ASP.NET
7 19 (1.03%) Sensu
8 18 (0.98%) LAMP
9 17 (0.92%) CSS
10 15 (0.81%) XML
11 13 (0.70%) JSON
12 12 (0.65%) HTML5
13 11 (0.60%) REST
14 10 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
14 10 (0.54%) Middleware
15 9 (0.49%) .NET Core
16 8 (0.43%) ASP.NET Web API
16 8 (0.43%) jQuery
17 7 (0.38%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 152 (8.24%) Data Centre
2 78 (4.23%) Management Information System
3 60 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (3.20%) Self-Motivation
5 40 (2.17%) Clustering
5 40 (2.17%) Replication
6 38 (2.06%) Blackberry
7 34 (1.84%) Hedge funds
8 31 (1.68%) SWIFT
9 30 (1.63%) iPhone
9 30 (1.63%) Public Cloud
10 29 (1.57%) Derivative
10 29 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
11 28 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
12 27 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
13 25 (1.36%) Equities
14 23 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
15 22 (1.19%) PKI
16 18 (0.98%) iPad
17 17 (0.92%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,842 (99.89%) Windows
2 427 (23.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 404 (21.91%) Windows 10
4 374 (20.28%) Windows Server 2016
5 269 (14.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 268 (14.53%) Linux
7 240 (13.02%) Windows 7
8 106 (5.75%) Windows Server 2019
9 92 (4.99%) Unix
10 64 (3.47%) Android
11 53 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
12 52 (2.82%) Mac OS X
13 43 (2.33%) Apple iOS
14 35 (1.90%) Windows 8
15 32 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 27 (1.46%) CentOS
16 27 (1.46%) Mac OS
16 27 (1.46%) Ubuntu
17 14 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
17 14 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (21.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 310 (16.81%) ITIL
3 206 (11.17%) Problem-Solving
4 153 (8.30%) Migration
5 151 (8.19%) DevOps
6 121 (6.56%) Project Management
7 102 (5.53%) Agile Software Development
8 88 (4.77%) Disaster Recovery
9 82 (4.45%) Project Delivery
10 75 (4.07%) Information Security
11 74 (4.01%) Problem Management
12 70 (3.80%) Incident Management
13 69 (3.74%) CRM
14 68 (3.69%) Service Delivery
15 67 (3.63%) Mentoring
16 66 (3.58%) Change Management
17 65 (3.52%) Computer Science
18 61 (3.31%) Fintech
19 57 (3.09%) Root Cause Analysis
20 56 (3.04%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 583 (31.62%) PowerShell
2 389 (21.10%) SQL
3 81 (4.39%) Python
4 80 (4.34%) Bash Shell
5 54 (2.93%) C#
6 48 (2.60%) Shell Script
7 40 (2.17%) Java
8 31 (1.68%) C
9 30 (1.63%) T-SQL
10 27 (1.46%) JavaScript
11 21 (1.14%) VBScript
12 13 (0.70%) Perl
12 13 (0.70%) PHP
13 10 (0.54%) R
14 9 (0.49%) PHP 5
14 9 (0.49%) Ruby
15 8 (0.43%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.38%) VB
17 5 (0.27%) VBA
18 2 (0.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 251 (13.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 150 (8.13%) MCSE
3 137 (7.43%) Degree
4 124 (6.72%) Cisco Certification
5 123 (6.67%) MCSA
6 94 (5.10%) CCNA
7 58 (3.15%) MCP
8 57 (3.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 48 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
10 45 (2.44%) CISSP
11 36 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
12 35 (1.90%) CCNP
13 30 (1.63%) MCITP
14 23 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
15 19 (1.03%) CCSP
16 17 (0.92%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 17 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 16 (0.87%) CCA
18 14 (0.76%) CompTIA Security+
19 13 (0.70%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (7.10%) SLA
2 54 (2.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 44 (2.39%) GDPR
4 32 (1.74%) PCI DSS
5 20 (1.08%) QA
6 16 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
8 10 (0.54%) NIST
9 8 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (0.11%) RMADS
12 1 (0.054%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.054%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.054%) NCSC
12 1 (0.054%) PMO
System Software
1 1,199 (65.02%) Active Directory
2 524 (28.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 367 (19.90%) Hyper-V
4 151 (8.19%) VMware ESXi
5 145 (7.86%) XenApp
6 121 (6.56%) vSphere
7 115 (6.24%) XenDesktop
8 44 (2.39%) Docker
9 40 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
10 36 (1.95%) Virtual Servers
11 28 (1.52%) VirtualBox
12 17 (0.92%) Firmware
12 17 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
13 13 (0.70%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 12 (0.65%) VMware NSX
15 10 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 7 (0.38%) DFS Replication
16 7 (0.38%) NFS
16 7 (0.38%) Terminal Services
16 7 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 306 (16.59%) SCCM
2 101 (5.48%) Microsoft Intune
3 75 (4.07%) Ansible
4 73 (3.96%) vCenter Server
5 72 (3.90%) SCOM
6 62 (3.36%) Terraform
7 57 (3.09%) Nagios
7 57 (3.09%) Puppet
8 39 (2.11%) WSUS
9 35 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
10 30 (1.63%) Single Sign-On
11 27 (1.46%) Backup Exec
12 22 (1.19%) Kubernetes
13 21 (1.14%) PowerCLI
13 21 (1.14%) XenMobile
14 20 (1.08%) Grafana
14 20 (1.08%) SCVMM
15 19 (1.03%) Automic
16 16 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
16 16 (0.87%) vRealize
Vendors
1 963 (52.22%) Microsoft
2 865 (46.91%) VMware
3 374 (20.28%) Citrix
4 301 (16.32%) Cisco
5 134 (7.27%) HP
6 107 (5.80%) Dell
7 98 (5.31%) Apple
8 92 (4.99%) Oracle
9 69 (3.74%) Veeam
10 66 (3.58%) ServiceNow
11 58 (3.15%) Sophos
12 57 (3.09%) Google
13 53 (2.87%) Red Hat
14 50 (2.71%) SolarWinds
15 43 (2.33%) Bloomberg
16 42 (2.28%) CheckPoint
17 41 (2.22%) Meraki
18 40 (2.17%) NetApp
19 37 (2.01%) EMC
19 37 (2.01%) Splunk