Period
to 16 November 2019

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 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > London
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 64 70
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2,218 2,899 3,295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.09% 4.31% 4.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.05% 19.03% 17.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2,000 2,550 2,843
London median annual salary £45,875 £48,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.41% -1.02% +8.89%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,875 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £39,087 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year -2.28% +1.27% +3.95%

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 11,645 15,232 18,814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.45% 22.65% 24.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9,490 12,659 14,535
London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 16 November 2019.

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 November 2019. 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 -4 637 £49,000 +2.08% 120
South London +8 178 £36,000 -5.26% 18
West London -3 159 £45,000 +7.14% 62
North London +3 46 £35,000 -17.65% 8
East London +12 28 £31,000 -21.77% 17
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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 2,212 (99.73%) Windows
2 1,349 (60.82%) Active Directory
3 1,118 (50.41%) Microsoft
4 1,049 (47.29%) Office 365
5 964 (43.46%) VMware
6 803 (36.20%) Azure
7 618 (27.86%) PowerShell
8 522 (23.53%) SQL Server
9 499 (22.50%) Windows 10
10 491 (22.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 490 (22.09%) Windows Server 2012
12 484 (21.82%) DNS
13 474 (21.37%) Finance
14 469 (21.15%) Citrix
15 455 (20.51%) SQL
16 433 (19.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 423 (19.07%) AWS
18 418 (18.85%) Hyper-V
19 405 (18.26%) ITIL
20 383 (17.27%) Firewall
21 382 (17.22%) DHCP
22 374 (16.86%) Microsoft Office
23 372 (16.77%) SCCM
24 353 (15.92%) Linux
25 352 (15.87%) Windows Server 2008
26 348 (15.69%) MS Exchange
27 308 (13.89%) TCP/IP
28 304 (13.71%) Cisco
28 304 (13.71%) Windows 7
29 272 (12.26%) 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
1 348 (15.69%) MS Exchange
2 225 (10.14%) SharePoint
3 217 (9.78%) IIS
4 98 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 81 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 80 (3.61%) Skype for Business
7 35 (1.58%) Apache
8 31 (1.40%) Tomcat
9 28 (1.26%) nginx
9 28 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
10 22 (0.99%) Confluence
10 22 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
10 22 (0.99%) IBM Notes
11 20 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
12 19 (0.86%) Umbraco
13 14 (0.63%) Anypoint
13 14 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
13 14 (0.63%) IBM Domino
14 12 (0.54%) CMS
15 8 (0.36%) OpenStack
Applications
1 374 (16.86%) Microsoft Office
2 64 (2.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 41 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.14%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.045%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.045%) InDesign
8 1 (0.045%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 51 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.32%) Elite 3E
3 4 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.14%) Q-Pulse
4 3 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.14%) Sage CRM
5 2 (0.090%) Carpe Diem
5 2 (0.090%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.090%) Sonata
6 1 (0.045%) Eikon
6 1 (0.045%) Endur
6 1 (0.045%) Eze OMS
6 1 (0.045%) Raiser's Edge
6 1 (0.045%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.045%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1,049 (47.29%) Office 365
2 803 (36.20%) Azure
3 423 (19.07%) AWS
4 153 (6.90%) Azure Active Directory
5 76 (3.43%) SaaS
6 68 (3.07%) OneDrive
7 64 (2.89%) IaaS
8 62 (2.80%) Power Platform
9 46 (2.07%) Mimecast
10 43 (1.94%) PaaS
11 36 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
12 34 (1.53%) GCP
13 33 (1.49%) GitHub
14 30 (1.35%) G Suite
15 26 (1.17%) Serverless
16 21 (0.95%) Amazon S3
17 17 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 16 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
19 15 (0.68%) npm
20 13 (0.59%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 484 (21.82%) DNS
2 383 (17.27%) Firewall
3 382 (17.22%) DHCP
4 308 (13.89%) TCP/IP
5 210 (9.47%) LAN
5 210 (9.47%) SAN
6 170 (7.66%) WAN
7 165 (7.44%) VPN
8 155 (6.99%) VoIP
9 115 (5.18%) Skype
10 87 (3.92%) Wireless
11 83 (3.74%) VLAN
12 66 (2.98%) NAS
12 66 (2.98%) Wi-Fi
13 64 (2.89%) Internet
14 51 (2.30%) Remote Desktop
15 48 (2.16%) NetScaler
16 39 (1.76%) iSCSI
16 39 (1.76%) SSL
17 38 (1.71%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 522 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 61 (2.75%) Power BI
3 52 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
3 52 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 51 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
4 51 (2.30%) SQL Server 2016
5 48 (2.16%) MySQL
6 42 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 42 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 41 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 40 (1.80%) Relational Database
9 38 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
10 37 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 29 (1.31%) SQL Server 2014
12 24 (1.08%) Data Lake
13 23 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
14 20 (0.90%) RDBMS
15 15 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
16 14 (0.63%) NoSQL
17 13 (0.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 66 (2.98%) Jenkins
2 49 (2.21%) Git (software)
3 46 (2.07%) Octopus Deploy
4 43 (1.94%) TeamCity
5 34 (1.53%) JIRA
6 29 (1.31%) Visual Studio
7 23 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
8 18 (0.81%) Ant
9 17 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (0.72%) Maven
11 15 (0.68%) Artifactory
12 13 (0.59%) Bower
12 13 (0.59%) Chocolatey
12 13 (0.59%) MSBuild
12 13 (0.59%) SonarQube
12 13 (0.59%) TestRail
12 13 (0.59%) Zephyr
13 9 (0.41%) Bitbucket
13 9 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
13 9 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 474 (21.37%) Finance
2 132 (5.95%) Banking
2 132 (5.95%) Law
3 75 (3.38%) Telecoms
4 62 (2.80%) Legal
5 55 (2.48%) Retail
6 31 (1.40%) Marketing
7 27 (1.22%) Back Office
8 18 (0.81%) Front Office
9 15 (0.68%) Financial Institution
10 14 (0.63%) Investment Banking
11 11 (0.50%) Public Sector
12 9 (0.41%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.36%) French Language
14 7 (0.32%) Advertising
14 7 (0.32%) Games
14 7 (0.32%) German Language
15 5 (0.23%) Private Banking
16 4 (0.18%) Publishing
16 4 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 429 (19.34%) Analyst
2 341 (15.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 299 (13.48%) Support Engineer
4 266 (11.99%) Support Analyst
5 226 (10.19%) IT Support
6 188 (8.48%) Administrator
7 148 (6.67%) IT Engineer
8 145 (6.54%) Windows Engineer
9 134 (6.04%) 2nd Line Support
10 121 (5.46%) Systems Administrator
11 117 (5.28%) Applications Support
12 115 (5.18%) IT Analyst
13 98 (4.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 87 (3.92%) Desktop Support
14 87 (3.92%) IT Support Engineer
15 85 (3.83%) Server Engineer
16 84 (3.79%) Systems Engineer
17 83 (3.74%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 83 (3.74%) Consultant
17 83 (3.74%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (4.78%) .NET
2 56 (2.52%) ASP.NET
3 48 (2.16%) HTML
3 48 (2.16%) Web Services
4 29 (1.31%) CSS
5 26 (1.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 23 (1.04%) Elastic Stack
6 23 (1.04%) jQuery
7 17 (0.77%) AngularJS
7 17 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (0.72%) .NET Core
8 16 (0.72%) Node.js
8 16 (0.72%) XML
9 15 (0.68%) ASP.NET Core
10 13 (0.59%) LAMP
10 13 (0.59%) Spring
11 11 (0.50%) RabbitMQ
11 11 (0.50%) REST
12 10 (0.45%) .NET Framework
12 10 (0.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 174 (7.84%) Data Centre
2 101 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 93 (4.19%) Self-Motivation
4 83 (3.74%) Clustering
5 78 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
6 58 (2.61%) Hedge funds
7 57 (2.57%) Blackberry
7 57 (2.57%) Replication
8 50 (2.25%) iPhone
9 42 (1.89%) Public Cloud
10 38 (1.71%) Private Cloud
11 37 (1.67%) User Experience
12 31 (1.40%) PKI
13 28 (1.26%) Driving Licence
14 27 (1.22%) iPad
15 25 (1.13%) Fat Client
15 25 (1.13%) Thin Client
15 25 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
16 22 (0.99%) SWIFT
17 18 (0.81%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2,212 (99.73%) Windows
2 499 (22.50%) Windows 10
3 490 (22.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 353 (15.92%) Linux
5 352 (15.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 304 (13.71%) Windows 7
7 93 (4.19%) Mac OS
8 91 (4.10%) Android
9 79 (3.56%) Windows 8
10 69 (3.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 58 (2.61%) Apple iOS
12 54 (2.43%) Unix
13 47 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 41 (1.85%) Mac OS X
15 36 (1.62%) Ubuntu
16 27 (1.22%) CentOS
17 21 (0.95%) Windows XP
18 15 (0.68%) Windows Vista
19 14 (0.63%) VMS
20 10 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (19.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 405 (18.26%) ITIL
3 260 (11.72%) Problem-Solving
4 210 (9.47%) DevOps
5 203 (9.15%) Migration
6 116 (5.23%) Agile Software Development
6 116 (5.23%) Change Management
7 113 (5.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 108 (4.87%) Project Management
9 103 (4.64%) Fintech
10 98 (4.42%) CRM
11 92 (4.15%) Service Delivery
12 82 (3.70%) Configuration Management
13 78 (3.52%) Cybersecurity
14 72 (3.25%) Mentoring
15 71 (3.20%) Analytics
15 71 (3.20%) Problem Management
16 70 (3.16%) Server Management
17 67 (3.02%) Server Virtualisation
17 67 (3.02%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 618 (27.86%) PowerShell
2 455 (20.51%) SQL
3 133 (6.00%) Python
4 113 (5.09%) C#
5 91 (4.10%) Bash Shell
6 64 (2.89%) JavaScript
7 53 (2.39%) Java
8 47 (2.12%) C
9 43 (1.94%) T-SQL
10 42 (1.89%) Ruby
11 30 (1.35%) Perl
11 30 (1.35%) VB
12 27 (1.22%) Shell Script
13 26 (1.17%) VBScript
14 19 (0.86%) PHP
14 19 (0.86%) VBA
15 14 (0.63%) PL/SQL
16 12 (0.54%) Groovy
17 11 (0.50%) C++
17 11 (0.50%) R
Qualifications
1 272 (12.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 203 (9.15%) MCSE
3 169 (7.62%) Degree
4 145 (6.54%) MCSA
5 143 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
6 116 (5.23%) CCNA
7 60 (2.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 58 (2.61%) CCNP
9 57 (2.57%) MCP
10 49 (2.21%) MCITP
11 44 (1.98%) CISSP
12 32 (1.44%) A+ Certification
12 32 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
13 27 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 23 (1.04%) CompTIA Security+
15 19 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
16 16 (0.72%) CISM
16 16 (0.72%) JNCIA
17 14 (0.63%) CCSP
18 13 (0.59%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (5.77%) SLA
2 54 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (1.40%) QA
4 25 (1.13%) GDPR
5 17 (0.77%) PCI DSS
6 15 (0.68%) WAI
7 10 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 10 (0.45%) NIST
8 4 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.18%) MiFID
9 3 (0.14%) COBIT
9 3 (0.14%) EMIR
9 3 (0.14%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.090%) HL7
10 2 (0.090%) ITGC
10 2 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.045%) DICOM
11 1 (0.045%) ISO 20022
11 1 (0.045%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.045%) RMADS
System Software
1 1,349 (60.82%) Active Directory
2 491 (22.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 418 (18.85%) Hyper-V
4 191 (8.61%) VMware ESXi
5 186 (8.39%) XenApp
6 155 (6.99%) vSphere
7 143 (6.45%) XenDesktop
8 84 (3.79%) Docker
9 47 (2.12%) Virtual Machines
10 31 (1.40%) Virtual Desktop
11 25 (1.13%) VMware NSX
12 22 (0.99%) VirtualBox
13 20 (0.90%) BitLocker
13 20 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
14 15 (0.68%) Firmware
15 14 (0.63%) KVM
15 14 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
16 13 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 12 (0.54%) NFS
18 10 (0.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 372 (16.77%) SCCM
2 96 (4.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 94 (4.24%) Ansible
4 84 (3.79%) SCOM
5 77 (3.47%) Terraform
6 74 (3.34%) Puppet
7 51 (2.30%) Kubernetes
8 49 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
9 44 (1.98%) Backup Exec
10 39 (1.76%) WSUS
11 33 (1.49%) SCVMM
12 31 (1.40%) vCenter Server
13 28 (1.26%) Microsoft Clustering
14 25 (1.13%) Jamf Pro
14 25 (1.13%) Nagios
15 22 (0.99%) XenMobile
16 19 (0.86%) PowerCLI
17 15 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
17 15 (0.68%) vRealize
18 12 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1,118 (50.41%) Microsoft
2 964 (43.46%) VMware
3 469 (21.15%) Citrix
4 304 (13.71%) Cisco
5 133 (6.00%) Dell
6 131 (5.91%) HP
6 131 (5.91%) Veeam
7 105 (4.73%) Apple
8 81 (3.65%) Oracle
8 81 (3.65%) Red Hat
9 68 (3.07%) Meraki
10 51 (2.30%) Sophos
11 50 (2.25%) NetApp
12 46 (2.07%) ServiceNow
13 45 (2.03%) SAP
14 39 (1.76%) JD Edwards
15 38 (1.71%) CheckPoint
15 38 (1.71%) Juniper
16 37 (1.67%) SolarWinds
17 36 (1.62%) EqualLogic