Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > London
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 79 64 65
Rank change year-on-year -15 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2,017 2,716 3,055
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.96% 4.32% 4.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.11% 19.21% 18.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,803 2,369 2,727
London median annual salary £45,500 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.00% +1.01% +10.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,200 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,000 £75,000 £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 10,554 14,142 16,852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.70% 22.48% 24.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8,553 11,738 13,852
London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £46,746 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.59% +5.56% -

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -7 519 £45,000 -10.00% 104
West London -8 151 £50,000 +17.65% 63
South London +1 144 £35,000 -26.32% 23
East London +9 34 £39,000 -2.50% 20
North London -7 32 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 2,013 (99.80%) Windows
2 1,287 (63.81%) Active Directory
3 1,024 (50.77%) Microsoft
4 971 (48.14%) Office 365
5 942 (46.70%) VMware
6 785 (38.92%) Azure
7 615 (30.49%) PowerShell
8 536 (26.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 465 (23.05%) SQL Server
10 462 (22.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 450 (22.31%) Windows 10
12 442 (21.91%) Finance
13 434 (21.52%) Citrix
14 428 (21.22%) SQL
15 424 (21.02%) DNS
16 404 (20.03%) AWS
17 394 (19.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 376 (18.64%) ITIL
19 374 (18.54%) Hyper-V
20 370 (18.34%) Firewall
21 355 (17.60%) DHCP
22 342 (16.96%) SCCM
23 326 (16.16%) Microsoft Office
24 312 (15.47%) MS Exchange
25 301 (14.92%) Linux
26 300 (14.87%) Windows Server 2008
27 296 (14.68%) TCP/IP
28 273 (13.53%) Windows 7
29 266 (13.19%) Cisco
30 257 (12.74%) 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
1 312 (15.47%) MS Exchange
2 205 (10.16%) SharePoint
3 174 (8.63%) IIS
4 114 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 85 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 65 (3.22%) Skype for Business
7 30 (1.49%) Apache
7 30 (1.49%) nginx
8 28 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
9 23 (1.14%) Confluence
10 21 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
11 20 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
12 19 (0.94%) Tomcat
13 12 (0.59%) Anypoint
14 11 (0.55%) IBM Notes
15 8 (0.40%) IBM Domino
15 8 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
16 7 (0.35%) WebSphere
17 5 (0.25%) IBM Transformation Extender
17 5 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 326 (16.16%) Microsoft Office
2 56 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.25%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.15%) FileZilla
8 2 (0.099%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.050%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.050%) InDesign
9 1 (0.050%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 33 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.89%) Salerio
3 7 (0.35%) Elite 3E
4 4 (0.20%) Eikon
5 3 (0.15%) Carpe Diem
6 2 (0.099%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.099%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.099%) Softmar
7 1 (0.050%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.050%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.050%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.050%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 971 (48.14%) Office 365
2 785 (38.92%) Azure
3 404 (20.03%) AWS
4 115 (5.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 66 (3.27%) IaaS
6 62 (3.07%) SaaS
7 55 (2.73%) Mimecast
8 49 (2.43%) OneDrive
9 47 (2.33%) PaaS
10 36 (1.78%) Power Platform
11 31 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
12 28 (1.39%) GitHub
13 26 (1.29%) G Suite
14 25 (1.24%) GCP
15 20 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
16 19 (0.94%) Datadog
16 19 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 17 (0.84%) npm
18 15 (0.74%) Amazon EKS
19 12 (0.59%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 424 (21.02%) DNS
2 370 (18.34%) Firewall
3 355 (17.60%) DHCP
4 296 (14.68%) TCP/IP
5 220 (10.91%) SAN
6 161 (7.98%) LAN
7 135 (6.69%) VPN
8 131 (6.49%) WAN
9 122 (6.05%) VoIP
10 101 (5.01%) Wireless
11 96 (4.76%) Skype
12 81 (4.02%) VLAN
13 67 (3.32%) NetScaler
14 66 (3.27%) Wi-Fi
15 65 (3.22%) NAS
16 60 (2.97%) Internet
17 41 (2.03%) SSL
18 37 (1.83%) BGP
19 34 (1.69%) Remote Desktop
20 30 (1.49%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 465 (23.05%) SQL Server
2 50 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 47 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 40 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (1.74%) MySQL
5 35 (1.74%) Power BI
6 33 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
8 31 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 30 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
10 28 (1.39%) Data Lake
11 27 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 26 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
13 21 (1.04%) Relational Database
14 19 (0.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 17 (0.84%) Hadoop
15 17 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
16 15 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
17 14 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
18 13 (0.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 59 (2.93%) Jenkins
2 53 (2.63%) JIRA
3 43 (2.13%) Git (software)
4 38 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
4 38 (1.88%) TeamCity
5 25 (1.24%) Visual Studio
6 22 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
7 20 (0.99%) Maven
8 18 (0.89%) SonarQube
9 17 (0.84%) Ant
9 17 (0.84%) Artifactory
9 17 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (0.74%) Bower
10 15 (0.74%) Chocolatey
10 15 (0.74%) MSBuild
10 15 (0.74%) TestRail
10 15 (0.74%) Zephyr
11 14 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
12 9 (0.45%) WinDbg
13 7 (0.35%) GitLab
General
1 442 (21.91%) Finance
2 107 (5.30%) Law
3 99 (4.91%) Banking
4 69 (3.42%) Legal
5 43 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 41 (2.03%) Retail
7 36 (1.78%) Advertising
8 30 (1.49%) Back Office
9 27 (1.34%) Front Office
10 23 (1.14%) Marketing
11 17 (0.84%) Investment Banking
12 14 (0.69%) Public Sector
13 10 (0.50%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.45%) Games
15 8 (0.40%) French Language
16 5 (0.25%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.25%) Local Government
17 4 (0.20%) Manufacturing
18 3 (0.15%) Multimedia
19 2 (0.099%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 373 (18.49%) Analyst
2 318 (15.77%) Support Engineer
3 316 (15.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 233 (11.55%) Support Analyst
5 227 (11.25%) IT Support
6 175 (8.68%) IT Engineer
7 158 (7.83%) Administrator
8 136 (6.74%) Applications Support
9 124 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
10 116 (5.75%) Systems Administrator
11 114 (5.65%) IT Analyst
12 109 (5.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 106 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
14 101 (5.01%) Windows Engineer
15 94 (4.66%) Applications Support Analyst
16 84 (4.16%) Systems Engineer
17 80 (3.97%) 3rd Line Support
18 78 (3.87%) Consultant
19 74 (3.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
20 73 (3.62%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (4.61%) .NET
2 42 (2.08%) Web Services
3 38 (1.88%) Elastic Stack
3 38 (1.88%) HTML
4 36 (1.78%) ASP.NET
5 23 (1.14%) LAMP
6 21 (1.04%) Sensu
7 20 (0.99%) Node.js
8 18 (0.89%) CSS
8 18 (0.89%) Regular Expression
9 17 (0.84%) XML
10 16 (0.79%) HTML5
11 14 (0.69%) JSON
12 11 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (0.55%) REST
13 10 (0.50%) .NET Core
13 10 (0.50%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (0.45%) jQuery
15 8 (0.40%) React
16 7 (0.35%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 162 (8.03%) Data Centre
2 71 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
3 68 (3.37%) Management Information System
4 66 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
5 63 (3.12%) Clustering
6 51 (2.53%) Replication
7 48 (2.38%) Blackberry
8 45 (2.23%) Hedge funds
9 37 (1.83%) SWIFT
10 35 (1.74%) iPhone
11 27 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
12 24 (1.19%) Derivative
12 24 (1.19%) Public Cloud
13 23 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
13 23 (1.14%) PKI
14 21 (1.04%) BYOD
14 21 (1.04%) iPad
15 20 (0.99%) Equities
15 20 (0.99%) Private Cloud
15 20 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2,013 (99.80%) Windows
2 462 (22.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 450 (22.31%) Windows 10
4 301 (14.92%) Linux
5 300 (14.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 273 (13.53%) Windows 7
7 89 (4.41%) Unix
8 78 (3.87%) Android
9 72 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 57 (2.83%) Mac OS X
11 53 (2.63%) Apple iOS
12 49 (2.43%) Mac OS
12 49 (2.43%) Windows 8
13 36 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 25 (1.24%) CentOS
14 25 (1.24%) Ubuntu
15 18 (0.89%) Windows XP
16 12 (0.59%) VMS
17 11 (0.55%) Windows Vista
18 10 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (19.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 376 (18.64%) ITIL
3 251 (12.44%) Problem-Solving
4 179 (8.87%) DevOps
5 169 (8.38%) Migration
6 131 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
7 123 (6.10%) Project Management
8 95 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 87 (4.31%) CRM
10 79 (3.92%) Service Delivery
11 76 (3.77%) Change Management
11 76 (3.77%) Problem Management
12 73 (3.62%) Fintech
13 71 (3.52%) Configuration Management
14 69 (3.42%) Mentoring
15 68 (3.37%) Computer Science
15 68 (3.37%) Incident Management
16 67 (3.32%) ERP
17 65 (3.22%) Server Virtualisation
18 64 (3.17%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 615 (30.49%) PowerShell
2 428 (21.22%) SQL
3 103 (5.11%) Python
4 83 (4.12%) Bash Shell
5 81 (4.02%) C#
6 49 (2.43%) Java
7 43 (2.13%) Shell Script
8 41 (2.03%) C
9 40 (1.98%) T-SQL
10 38 (1.88%) JavaScript
11 33 (1.64%) Ruby
12 24 (1.19%) VB
12 24 (1.19%) VBScript
13 20 (0.99%) Perl
14 19 (0.94%) PHP
15 15 (0.74%) PL/SQL
16 14 (0.69%) VBA
17 10 (0.50%) R
18 8 (0.40%) PHP 5
19 6 (0.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 257 (12.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 162 (8.03%) Degree
2 162 (8.03%) MCSE
3 137 (6.79%) MCSA
4 120 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
5 98 (4.86%) CCNA
6 73 (3.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 57 (2.83%) MCP
8 47 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
9 44 (2.18%) CISSP
10 37 (1.83%) MCITP
11 32 (1.59%) CCNP
12 28 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
13 23 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
14 22 (1.09%) A+ Certification
15 21 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 20 (0.99%) CISM
17 17 (0.84%) CCA
18 16 (0.79%) CCSP
19 14 (0.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (6.59%) SLA
2 56 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (1.69%) GDPR
4 27 (1.34%) QA
5 25 (1.24%) PCI DSS
6 14 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 11 (0.55%) NIST
9 8 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.15%) EMIR
10 3 (0.15%) MiFID
11 2 (0.099%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (0.099%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.099%) RMADS
12 1 (0.050%) NCSC
12 1 (0.050%) PMO
System Software
1 1,287 (63.81%) Active Directory
2 536 (26.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 374 (18.54%) Hyper-V
4 171 (8.48%) VMware ESXi
5 170 (8.43%) XenApp
6 151 (7.49%) vSphere
7 129 (6.40%) XenDesktop
8 60 (2.97%) Docker
9 55 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
10 27 (1.34%) VirtualBox
11 25 (1.24%) Virtual Servers
12 21 (1.04%) Virtual Desktop
13 14 (0.69%) Firmware
14 12 (0.59%) VMware NSX
15 9 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
15 9 (0.45%) NFS
16 7 (0.35%) Terminal Services
17 6 (0.30%) BitLocker
17 6 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 6 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 342 (16.96%) SCCM
2 90 (4.46%) SCOM
3 84 (4.16%) Microsoft Intune
4 76 (3.77%) Ansible
5 67 (3.32%) Puppet
6 65 (3.22%) Terraform
7 64 (3.17%) vCenter Server
8 53 (2.63%) Nagios
9 40 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
10 37 (1.83%) WSUS
11 35 (1.74%) XenMobile
12 34 (1.69%) SCVMM
13 31 (1.54%) Kubernetes
14 27 (1.34%) Backup Exec
15 24 (1.19%) PowerCLI
16 19 (0.94%) Automic
16 19 (0.94%) Grafana
16 19 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
17 18 (0.89%) Jamf Pro
18 17 (0.84%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1,024 (50.77%) Microsoft
2 942 (46.70%) VMware
3 434 (21.52%) Citrix
4 266 (13.19%) Cisco
5 139 (6.89%) HP
6 128 (6.35%) Apple
7 108 (5.35%) Dell
8 106 (5.26%) Oracle
9 90 (4.46%) Veeam
10 66 (3.27%) ServiceNow
11 59 (2.93%) Sophos
12 56 (2.78%) Red Hat
13 48 (2.38%) NetApp
14 41 (2.03%) SolarWinds
15 40 (1.98%) CheckPoint
15 40 (1.98%) Meraki
16 39 (1.93%) EMC
16 39 (1.93%) Google
17 36 (1.78%) Splunk
18 35 (1.74%) CommVault