Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > London
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 66 64
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 -18
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2,900 3,365 3,818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.07% 4.60% 4.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.58% 18.17% 17.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2,583 2,979 3,431
London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% -

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 16,494 18,519 21,460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 23.15% 25.31% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 13,548 14,980 18,664
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +7.84%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in London

Windows Server
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server in London.

Salary trend for Windows Server in London

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in London over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018. 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 -23 707 £47,500 - 58
West London +5 209 £44,000 +3.53% 47
South London +1 156 £45,000 +9.76% 7
East London +2 68 £39,500 +2.60% 28
North London -12 16 £42,500 -5.56% 6
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 London region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 2,891 (99.69%) Windows
2 1,778 (61.31%) Active Directory
3 1,413 (48.72%) Microsoft
4 1,257 (43.34%) VMware
5 984 (33.93%) Office 365
6 945 (32.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 845 (29.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 767 (26.45%) Microsoft Azure
9 714 (24.62%) VMware Infrastructure
10 692 (23.86%) MS Exchange
11 684 (23.59%) PowerShell
12 654 (22.55%) DNS
13 633 (21.83%) Firewall
14 622 (21.45%) SQL Server
15 621 (21.41%) Finance
16 568 (19.59%) Citrix
17 554 (19.10%) DHCP
18 535 (18.45%) ITIL
19 534 (18.41%) Windows 10
20 527 (18.17%) SQL
21 504 (17.38%) Linux
22 486 (16.76%) Microsoft Office
23 484 (16.69%) Windows 7
24 478 (16.48%) Hyper-V
25 440 (15.17%) Cisco
26 418 (14.41%) TCP/IP
27 413 (14.24%) SCCM
28 385 (13.28%) Amazon AWS
29 362 (12.48%) SAN
30 356 (12.28%) LAN

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
1 692 (23.86%) MS Exchange
2 310 (10.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 263 (9.07%) IIS
4 211 (7.28%) SharePoint
5 207 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 158 (5.45%) Skype for Business
7 73 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2007
8 56 (1.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 47 (1.62%) Tomcat
10 46 (1.59%) Apache
11 35 (1.21%) Confluence
12 33 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
13 31 (1.07%) WebSphere
14 29 (1.00%) JBoss
15 24 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
16 23 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
17 20 (0.69%) IBM Notes
18 19 (0.66%) CMS
19 18 (0.62%) WebLogic
20 16 (0.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 486 (16.76%) Microsoft Office
2 86 (2.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 42 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.14%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.10%) Stata
7 2 (0.069%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.034%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.034%) Maya
8 1 (0.034%) NUKE
8 1 (0.034%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.034%) Revit
8 1 (0.034%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 28 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (0.52%) Relativity
3 14 (0.48%) Concordance
4 8 (0.28%) Elite 3E
5 6 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.21%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.21%) Sage X3
6 5 (0.17%) Documaker
6 5 (0.17%) Orchard Housing
7 4 (0.14%) Advent Geneva
7 4 (0.14%) MetaTrader
7 4 (0.14%) Tradar
8 3 (0.10%) Eikon
8 3 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.10%) Ringtail
9 2 (0.069%) FLEXCUBE
9 2 (0.069%) Maximo
9 2 (0.069%) Rolfe and Nolan
9 2 (0.069%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 984 (33.93%) Office 365
2 767 (26.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 385 (13.28%) Amazon AWS
4 86 (2.97%) IaaS
5 82 (2.83%) Azure Active Directory
6 81 (2.79%) SaaS
7 77 (2.66%) Mimecast
8 60 (2.07%) PaaS
9 46 (1.59%) OneDrive
10 37 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
11 36 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
12 33 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
13 30 (1.03%) G Suite
14 23 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
15 21 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 19 (0.66%) GitHub
17 14 (0.48%) Amazon S3
18 11 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 11 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 8 (0.28%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 654 (22.55%) DNS
2 633 (21.83%) Firewall
3 554 (19.10%) DHCP
4 418 (14.41%) TCP/IP
5 362 (12.48%) SAN
6 356 (12.28%) LAN
7 329 (11.34%) WAN
8 246 (8.48%) VPN
9 147 (5.07%) VLAN
10 146 (5.03%) Skype
11 84 (2.90%) VoIP
11 84 (2.90%) Wireless
12 81 (2.79%) Network Security
13 76 (2.62%) NAS
14 75 (2.59%) Internet
15 61 (2.10%) NetScaler
16 54 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
17 49 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
18 47 (1.62%) Remote Desktop
19 46 (1.59%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 622 (21.45%) SQL Server
2 111 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 81 (2.79%) Oracle Database
4 76 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 63 (2.17%) MySQL
6 57 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 56 (1.93%) Relational Database
8 50 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
9 44 (1.52%) Big Data
10 42 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
11 40 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
12 37 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
13 36 (1.24%) RDBMS
14 34 (1.17%) MongoDB
14 34 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 30 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
16 27 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
17 25 (0.86%) Roambi
18 24 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
19 19 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 74 (2.55%) Octopus Deploy
2 73 (2.52%) Git (software)
3 70 (2.41%) TeamCity
4 61 (2.10%) JIRA
5 54 (1.86%) Jenkins
6 30 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 28 (0.97%) WinDbg
8 24 (0.83%) MSI
9 22 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (0.76%) Visual Studio
10 21 (0.72%) Bitbucket
11 19 (0.66%) Subversion
12 18 (0.62%) Maven
13 17 (0.59%) Vagrant
14 10 (0.34%) Gerrit
14 10 (0.34%) Travis CI
15 5 (0.17%) Buildbot
15 5 (0.17%) Mercurial
15 5 (0.17%) Sonatype Nexus
16 4 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 621 (21.41%) Finance
2 203 (7.00%) Banking
3 157 (5.41%) Law
4 125 (4.31%) Legal
5 84 (2.90%) Retail
6 66 (2.28%) Advertising
6 66 (2.28%) Investment Banking
7 48 (1.66%) Telecoms
8 39 (1.34%) Marketing
9 38 (1.31%) Front Office
10 25 (0.86%) Back Office
11 24 (0.83%) Billing
12 23 (0.79%) Financial Institution
13 20 (0.69%) Manufacturing
14 17 (0.59%) German Language
15 13 (0.45%) French Language
16 10 (0.34%) Military
17 9 (0.31%) Games
17 9 (0.31%) Spanish Language
18 8 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 515 (17.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 473 (16.31%) Analyst
3 445 (15.34%) Support Engineer
4 260 (8.97%) Support Analyst
5 244 (8.41%) IT Support
6 225 (7.76%) Windows Engineer
7 176 (6.07%) 2nd Line Support
8 169 (5.83%) Administrator
9 157 (5.41%) Desktop Support
10 154 (5.31%) Systems Engineer
11 153 (5.28%) IT Engineer
12 145 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 138 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
14 137 (4.72%) Applications Support
15 132 (4.55%) Consultant
16 120 (4.14%) 3rd Line Support
17 111 (3.83%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 108 (3.72%) Server Engineer
19 107 (3.69%) IT Manager
20 106 (3.66%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (7.24%) .NET
2 137 (4.72%) Web Services
3 109 (3.76%) HTML
4 76 (2.62%) ASP.NET
5 51 (1.76%) CSS
6 49 (1.69%) jQuery
7 46 (1.59%) XML
8 33 (1.14%) Middleware
9 31 (1.07%) .NET Framework
10 29 (1.00%) FIX Protocol
10 29 (1.00%) SOAP
11 24 (0.83%) REST
12 22 (0.76%) AngularJS
13 20 (0.69%) JSON
13 20 (0.69%) LDAP
14 19 (0.66%) WCF
15 18 (0.62%) HTML5
16 16 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (0.55%) RabbitMQ
17 15 (0.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 207 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 173 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 109 (3.76%) Computer Science
4 103 (3.55%) Management Information System
5 101 (3.48%) Clustering
6 93 (3.21%) Self-Motivation
7 83 (2.86%) Blackberry
8 81 (2.79%) Hedge funds
9 73 (2.52%) Replication
10 56 (1.93%) Fintech
11 48 (1.66%) iPhone
12 47 (1.62%) Public Cloud
13 46 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
14 45 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
15 44 (1.52%) Fat Client
15 44 (1.52%) Thin Client
16 43 (1.48%) Driving Licence
17 31 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
17 31 (1.07%) Private Cloud
18 29 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2,891 (99.69%) Windows
2 945 (32.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 845 (29.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 534 (18.41%) Windows 10
5 504 (17.38%) Linux
6 484 (16.69%) Windows 7
7 137 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 124 (4.28%) Windows 8
9 116 (4.00%) Unix
10 111 (3.83%) Android
11 109 (3.76%) Mac OS X
12 100 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 68 (2.34%) Apple iOS
14 65 (2.24%) Mac OS
15 50 (1.72%) CentOS
16 47 (1.62%) Solaris
16 47 (1.62%) Windows XP
17 40 (1.38%) Ubuntu
18 19 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
19 10 (0.34%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 535 (18.45%) ITIL
2 313 (10.79%) Problem-Solving
3 305 (10.52%) DevOps
4 236 (8.14%) Migration
5 199 (6.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 174 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
7 150 (5.17%) Project Management
8 131 (4.52%) Configuration Management
9 125 (4.31%) Information Security
10 109 (3.76%) Cybersecurity
11 106 (3.66%) Patch Management
12 102 (3.52%) Change Management
13 101 (3.48%) High Availability
14 100 (3.45%) Data Protection
15 95 (3.28%) Asset Management
16 85 (2.93%) Task Automation
17 82 (2.83%) Problem Management
18 81 (2.79%) Business Continuity
19 78 (2.69%) IT Strategy
20 77 (2.66%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 684 (23.59%) PowerShell
2 527 (18.17%) SQL
3 113 (3.90%) C#
4 106 (3.66%) JavaScript
5 103 (3.55%) Python
6 90 (3.10%) Bash Shell
7 86 (2.97%) Java
8 76 (2.62%) VBScript
9 40 (1.38%) PL/SQL
10 39 (1.34%) Shell Script
11 37 (1.28%) C
12 36 (1.24%) Perl
13 33 (1.14%) VB
14 30 (1.03%) T-SQL
15 19 (0.66%) PHP
16 18 (0.62%) C++
16 18 (0.62%) Ruby
17 12 (0.41%) VBA
18 11 (0.38%) VB.NET
19 8 (0.28%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 338 (11.66%) Degree
2 316 (10.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 240 (8.28%) MCSE
4 133 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
5 127 (4.38%) MCSA
6 114 (3.93%) CCNA
7 96 (3.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 74 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
9 72 (2.48%) MCP
10 68 (2.34%) CISSP
11 50 (1.72%) MCITP
12 42 (1.45%) Security Cleared
13 41 (1.41%) CCNP
14 40 (1.38%) CISM
15 33 (1.14%) SC Cleared
16 29 (1.00%) CEH
17 25 (0.86%) GIAC
18 23 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
19 20 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
20 18 (0.62%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (4.24%) SLA
2 102 (3.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 53 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 44 (1.52%) GDPR
5 32 (1.10%) PCI DSS
6 19 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
7 15 (0.52%) QA
8 14 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 12 (0.41%) Data Quality
10 11 (0.38%) COBIT
11 6 (0.21%) GCP
12 4 (0.14%) DICOM
12 4 (0.14%) HIPAA
12 4 (0.14%) HL7
12 4 (0.14%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 3 (0.10%) PMO
13 3 (0.10%) WAI
14 2 (0.069%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 2 (0.069%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 1,778 (61.31%) Active Directory
2 714 (24.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 478 (16.48%) Hyper-V
4 207 (7.14%) XenApp
5 201 (6.93%) VMware ESXi
6 190 (6.55%) vSphere
7 109 (3.76%) XenDesktop
8 59 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
9 57 (1.97%) Virtual Servers
10 55 (1.90%) Docker
11 49 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
12 48 (1.66%) XenServer
13 27 (0.93%) BitLocker
13 27 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
14 20 (0.69%) DFS Replication
15 18 (0.62%) VirtualBox
16 17 (0.59%) Firmware
17 16 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 16 (0.55%) VMware NSX
18 14 (0.48%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 413 (14.24%) SCCM
2 128 (4.41%) Puppet
3 125 (4.31%) SCOM
4 85 (2.93%) Backup Exec
4 85 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
5 73 (2.52%) Ansible
6 61 (2.10%) WSUS
7 57 (1.97%) vCenter Server
8 55 (1.90%) Terraform
9 51 (1.76%) Failover Clustering
10 47 (1.62%) AirWatch
11 42 (1.45%) Microsoft Clustering
12 37 (1.28%) Nagios
13 32 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
14 30 (1.03%) SCOrch
15 28 (0.97%) Kubernetes
15 28 (0.97%) Perfmon
16 23 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
17 22 (0.76%) vRealize
18 20 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 1,413 (48.72%) Microsoft
2 1,257 (43.34%) VMware
3 568 (19.59%) Citrix
4 440 (15.17%) Cisco
5 230 (7.93%) HP
6 156 (5.38%) Oracle
7 155 (5.34%) Apple
8 151 (5.21%) NetApp
9 130 (4.48%) Veeam
10 110 (3.79%) Red Hat
11 104 (3.59%) Bloomberg
11 104 (3.59%) Dell
12 84 (2.90%) Reuters
13 73 (2.52%) EMC
14 66 (2.28%) Avaya
14 66 (2.28%) Google
15 65 (2.24%) Symantec
16 46 (1.59%) Ivanti
17 44 (1.52%) SolarWinds
18 42 (1.45%) EqualLogic