Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > London
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 69 63
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2,906 3,274 3,505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.27% 4.39% 4.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.88% 17.43% 18.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,563 2,829 3,140
London median annual salary £47,500 £48,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -1.30%

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 15,392 18,786 19,316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.63% 25.21% 25.16%
Number of salaries quoted 12,712 14,450 16,824
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £81,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -10 723 £50,000 - 110
West London +15 206 £40,000 - 57
South London +6 149 £38,250 -4.38% 11
East London -3 59 £42,500 -8.60% 27
North London -6 29 £42,500 -2.30% 7
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 2,898 (99.72%) Windows
2 1,826 (62.84%) Active Directory
3 1,467 (50.48%) Microsoft
4 1,167 (40.16%) VMware
5 1,063 (36.58%) Office 365
6 812 (27.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 782 (26.91%) Microsoft Azure
8 776 (26.70%) PowerShell
9 767 (26.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 689 (23.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 689 (23.71%) Finance
11 687 (23.64%) MS Exchange
12 686 (23.61%) SQL Server
13 676 (23.26%) Firewall
14 669 (23.02%) DNS
15 617 (21.23%) SQL
15 617 (21.23%) ITIL
16 603 (20.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 572 (19.68%) Linux
18 567 (19.51%) Windows 10
19 557 (19.17%) DHCP
19 557 (19.17%) Citrix
20 506 (17.41%) Microsoft Office
21 476 (16.38%) Windows 7
22 473 (16.28%) SCCM
23 460 (15.83%) Hyper-V
24 423 (14.56%) TCP/IP
25 400 (13.76%) Amazon AWS
26 369 (12.70%) SAN
27 359 (12.35%) Cisco

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
1 687 (23.64%) MS Exchange
2 241 (8.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 238 (8.19%) SharePoint
4 224 (7.71%) IIS
5 165 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 137 (4.71%) Skype for Business
7 72 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2007
8 56 (1.93%) Confluence
9 51 (1.75%) Apache
10 44 (1.51%) Tomcat
11 40 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
12 33 (1.14%) WebSphere
13 28 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 26 (0.89%) CMS
15 23 (0.79%) OpenStack
16 22 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
16 22 (0.76%) IBM Notes
16 22 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
16 22 (0.76%) WebLogic
17 16 (0.55%) Drupal
Applications
1 506 (17.41%) Microsoft Office
2 88 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.10%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.10%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.069%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.069%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.034%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.034%) Maya
8 1 (0.034%) NUKE
8 1 (0.034%) Stata
Business Applications
1 30 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.58%) Concordance
2 17 (0.58%) Relativity
3 11 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.31%) Orchard Housing
5 6 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (0.14%) Documaker
7 4 (0.14%) Elite 3E
7 4 (0.14%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.10%) Advent Geneva
8 3 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.10%) MetaTrader
8 3 (0.10%) Tradar
9 2 (0.069%) Maximo
9 2 (0.069%) Ringtail
9 2 (0.069%) Rolfe and Nolan
9 2 (0.069%) Sage 50
9 2 (0.069%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.069%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1,063 (36.58%) Office 365
2 782 (26.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 400 (13.76%) Amazon AWS
4 93 (3.20%) SaaS
5 81 (2.79%) Azure Active Directory
6 73 (2.51%) IaaS
7 69 (2.37%) Mimecast
8 66 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 53 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
9 53 (1.82%) PaaS
10 35 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
11 34 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
12 32 (1.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 31 (1.07%) G Suite
14 29 (1.00%) OneDrive
15 24 (0.83%) GitHub
16 16 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 15 (0.52%) Amazon S3
17 15 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 12 (0.41%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 676 (23.26%) Firewall
2 669 (23.02%) DNS
3 557 (19.17%) DHCP
4 423 (14.56%) TCP/IP
5 369 (12.70%) SAN
6 297 (10.22%) LAN
7 279 (9.60%) WAN
8 222 (7.64%) VPN
9 142 (4.89%) Skype
10 133 (4.58%) VLAN
11 111 (3.82%) VoIP
12 103 (3.54%) Internet
13 92 (3.17%) Wireless
14 85 (2.92%) Network Security
15 83 (2.86%) NAS
16 71 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
17 63 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
18 50 (1.72%) iSCSI
19 39 (1.34%) HTTP
20 38 (1.31%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 686 (23.61%) SQL Server
2 155 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 99 (3.41%) Oracle Database
4 83 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 79 (2.72%) MySQL
6 71 (2.44%) Relational Database
7 57 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
8 56 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
9 54 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 49 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
11 48 (1.65%) RDBMS
12 44 (1.51%) Big Data
13 36 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
13 36 (1.24%) MongoDB
14 35 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
15 32 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 30 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
17 28 (0.96%) NoSQL
18 26 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
18 26 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 119 (4.09%) Git (software)
2 84 (2.89%) JIRA
3 61 (2.10%) Octopus Deploy
4 56 (1.93%) Jenkins
5 54 (1.86%) TeamCity
6 48 (1.65%) WinDbg
7 42 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 27 (0.93%) Bitbucket
10 25 (0.86%) MSI
10 25 (0.86%) Visual Studio
11 23 (0.79%) Subversion
12 20 (0.69%) Maven
13 18 (0.62%) Vagrant
14 15 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
15 14 (0.48%) MSBuild
16 11 (0.38%) Hudson
16 11 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
17 10 (0.34%) Gerrit
18 7 (0.24%) Travis CI
General
1 689 (23.71%) Finance
2 259 (8.91%) Banking
3 169 (5.82%) Law
4 133 (4.58%) Legal
5 96 (3.30%) Investment Banking
6 87 (2.99%) Retail
7 74 (2.55%) Telecoms
8 48 (1.65%) Marketing
9 35 (1.20%) Advertising
10 34 (1.17%) Front Office
11 30 (1.03%) Back Office
12 27 (0.93%) Financial Institution
13 25 (0.86%) French Language
14 21 (0.72%) German Language
15 18 (0.62%) Games
16 14 (0.48%) Spanish Language
17 11 (0.38%) Billing
17 11 (0.38%) Manufacturing
18 7 (0.24%) Local Government
19 6 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 493 (16.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 473 (16.28%) Analyst
3 469 (16.14%) Support Engineer
4 292 (10.05%) IT Support
5 257 (8.84%) Support Analyst
6 206 (7.09%) Windows Engineer
7 200 (6.88%) Administrator
8 184 (6.33%) Desktop Support
9 166 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
9 166 (5.71%) IT Engineer
10 164 (5.64%) Systems Administrator
11 139 (4.78%) Systems Engineer
12 135 (4.65%) IT Analyst
13 132 (4.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 127 (4.37%) Applications Support
14 127 (4.37%) Server Engineer
15 121 (4.16%) Infrastructure Support
16 111 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support
17 110 (3.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 110 (3.79%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (6.57%) .NET
2 183 (6.30%) Web Services
3 102 (3.51%) HTML
4 63 (2.17%) CSS
5 56 (1.93%) ASP.NET
6 48 (1.65%) jQuery
7 46 (1.58%) XML
8 44 (1.51%) AngularJS
9 32 (1.10%) Middleware
10 30 (1.03%) SOAP
11 28 (0.96%) LDAP
12 27 (0.93%) HTML5
13 26 (0.89%) Elastic Stack
14 25 (0.86%) FIX Protocol
15 24 (0.83%) .NET Framework
15 24 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web API
15 24 (0.83%) REST
16 23 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
17 22 (0.76%) JSON
17 22 (0.76%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 237 (8.16%) Data Centre
2 220 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
3 112 (3.85%) Clustering
4 103 (3.54%) Hedge funds
5 86 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
6 82 (2.82%) Computer Science
7 75 (2.58%) Management Information System
8 72 (2.48%) Fintech
8 72 (2.48%) PKI
9 69 (2.37%) Replication
10 66 (2.27%) Fat Client
10 66 (2.27%) Thin Client
11 60 (2.06%) Blackberry
12 56 (1.93%) Public Cloud
13 51 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
14 45 (1.55%) iPhone
15 44 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
16 41 (1.41%) User Experience
17 36 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
18 33 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2,898 (99.72%) Windows
2 812 (27.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 767 (26.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 572 (19.68%) Linux
5 567 (19.51%) Windows 10
6 476 (16.38%) Windows 7
7 160 (5.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 129 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 121 (4.16%) Mac OS X
10 110 (3.79%) Android
10 110 (3.79%) Unix
11 104 (3.58%) Windows 8
12 85 (2.92%) Apple iOS
13 78 (2.68%) CentOS
14 54 (1.86%) Mac OS
15 49 (1.69%) Ubuntu
16 36 (1.24%) Windows XP
17 30 (1.03%) Solaris
18 16 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
19 15 (0.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 617 (21.23%) ITIL
2 603 (20.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 325 (11.18%) Problem-Solving
4 282 (9.70%) DevOps
5 235 (8.09%) Agile Software Development
5 235 (8.09%) Migration
6 201 (6.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 145 (4.99%) Project Management
8 126 (4.34%) Information Security
9 122 (4.20%) Configuration Management
10 107 (3.68%) High Availability
11 106 (3.65%) Patch Management
12 105 (3.61%) Cybersecurity
13 102 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
14 97 (3.34%) Change Management
14 97 (3.34%) Service Delivery
15 91 (3.13%) Asset Management
16 89 (3.06%) Time Management
17 87 (2.99%) Data Protection
18 86 (2.96%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 776 (26.70%) PowerShell
2 617 (21.23%) SQL
3 158 (5.44%) Python
4 98 (3.37%) JavaScript
5 96 (3.30%) C#
6 94 (3.23%) Bash Shell
7 93 (3.20%) VBScript
8 87 (2.99%) Java
9 58 (2.00%) Perl
10 47 (1.62%) C++
11 44 (1.51%) Shell Script
12 40 (1.38%) T-SQL
13 37 (1.27%) Ruby
14 36 (1.24%) C
15 34 (1.17%) PL/SQL
15 34 (1.17%) VB
16 27 (0.93%) PHP
17 24 (0.83%) VBA
18 17 (0.58%) Korn
19 11 (0.38%) R
Qualifications
1 296 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 268 (9.22%) Degree
3 227 (7.81%) MCSE
4 129 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
5 102 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 92 (3.17%) CCNA
7 86 (2.96%) MCSA
8 69 (2.37%) CISSP
9 61 (2.10%) CEH
10 57 (1.96%) GIAC
10 57 (1.96%) MCP
11 55 (1.89%) CCNP
11 55 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
12 36 (1.24%) Security Cleared
13 33 (1.14%) MCITP
14 31 (1.07%) CISMP
14 31 (1.07%) CompTIA Security+
15 30 (1.03%) SC Cleared
16 25 (0.86%) GSEC
16 25 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (4.09%) SLA
2 115 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 53 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 39 (1.34%) Cyber Essentials
4 39 (1.34%) GDPR
5 25 (0.86%) PCI DSS
6 19 (0.65%) QA
7 14 (0.48%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.28%) HIPAA
8 8 (0.28%) PMO
9 6 (0.21%) WAI
10 5 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.14%) COBIT
11 4 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 3 (0.10%) DICOM
12 3 (0.10%) HL7
12 3 (0.10%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.069%) ISAE 3402
13 2 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 1 (0.034%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 1,826 (62.84%) Active Directory
2 689 (23.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 460 (15.83%) Hyper-V
4 192 (6.61%) XenApp
5 183 (6.30%) VMware ESXi
6 170 (5.85%) vSphere
7 98 (3.37%) XenDesktop
8 75 (2.58%) Docker
9 72 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
10 65 (2.24%) Virtual Servers
11 42 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
12 36 (1.24%) XenServer
13 32 (1.10%) BitLocker
14 29 (1.00%) Virtual Desktop
15 24 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 24 (0.83%) VirtualBox
16 23 (0.79%) Terminal Services
17 19 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
18 14 (0.48%) Firmware
18 14 (0.48%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 473 (16.28%) SCCM
2 146 (5.02%) SCOM
3 131 (4.51%) Puppet
4 109 (3.75%) Ansible
5 105 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
6 98 (3.37%) WSUS
7 83 (2.86%) Backup Exec
8 67 (2.31%) Failover Clustering
9 48 (1.65%) Perfmon
10 47 (1.62%) Terraform
11 45 (1.55%) vCenter Server
12 42 (1.45%) Nagios
13 41 (1.41%) Kubernetes
14 36 (1.24%) Microsoft Clustering
15 33 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
16 32 (1.10%) SCOrch
17 29 (1.00%) vRealize
18 28 (0.96%) ZABBIX
19 26 (0.89%) AirWatch
20 25 (0.86%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 1,467 (50.48%) Microsoft
2 1,167 (40.16%) VMware
3 557 (19.17%) Citrix
4 359 (12.35%) Cisco
5 207 (7.12%) Oracle
6 186 (6.40%) HP
7 174 (5.99%) Red Hat
8 164 (5.64%) Apple
9 119 (4.09%) Veeam
10 116 (3.99%) Bloomberg
11 110 (3.79%) NetApp
12 104 (3.58%) Google
13 94 (3.23%) Dell
14 93 (3.20%) EMC
15 83 (2.86%) Reuters
16 72 (2.48%) SolarWinds
17 70 (2.41%) Symantec
18 69 (2.37%) Splunk
19 66 (2.27%) Avaya
20 57 (1.96%) McAfee