Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > London
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 69 62
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2,893 3,283 3,398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.35% 4.42% 4.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.24% 17.89% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2,542 2,853 3,051
London median annual salary £48,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.03% +7.78% +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -2.60%

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 15,035 18,348 18,497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.59% 24.71% 24.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12,470 14,348 16,020
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £29,743
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £83,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +8 742 £48,500 +2.11% 98
West London +20 227 £42,500 +6.25% 51
South London +6 161 £39,250 -1.88% 11
East London -10 40 £32,000 -33.68% 23
North London +1 34 £42,500 -2.30% 14
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 2,888 (99.83%) Windows
2 1,827 (63.15%) Active Directory
3 1,460 (50.47%) Microsoft
4 1,133 (39.16%) VMware
5 1,049 (36.26%) Office 365
6 830 (28.69%) PowerShell
7 751 (25.96%) Microsoft Azure
8 729 (25.20%) Firewall
8 729 (25.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 724 (25.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 719 (24.85%) Finance
11 704 (24.33%) SQL Server
12 694 (23.99%) VMware Infrastructure
13 680 (23.51%) ITIL
14 677 (23.40%) SQL
15 658 (22.74%) DNS
16 652 (22.54%) MS Exchange
17 583 (20.15%) Windows 10
18 574 (19.84%) Linux
19 563 (19.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 529 (18.29%) Citrix
21 516 (17.84%) DHCP
22 503 (17.39%) SCCM
23 496 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
24 469 (16.21%) Windows 7
25 443 (15.31%) Amazon AWS
26 442 (15.28%) Hyper-V
27 413 (14.28%) Cisco
28 410 (14.17%) TCP/IP
29 365 (12.62%) Problem-Solving

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
1 652 (22.54%) MS Exchange
2 252 (8.71%) SharePoint
3 218 (7.54%) IIS
4 201 (6.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 151 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 115 (3.98%) Skype for Business
7 97 (3.35%) Apache
8 77 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2007
9 72 (2.49%) Tomcat
10 59 (2.04%) Confluence
11 36 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
12 34 (1.18%) WebSphere
13 32 (1.11%) CMS
14 24 (0.83%) IBM Notes
14 24 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
15 23 (0.80%) nginx
16 19 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 18 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
18 17 (0.59%) Apache Solr
18 17 (0.59%) OpenStack
Applications
1 496 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
2 82 (2.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.24%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.10%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.069%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.035%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 45 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (0.35%) Relativity
3 9 (0.31%) Concordance
4 7 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.24%) Orchard Housing
5 5 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
5 5 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
5 5 (0.17%) Front Arena
5 5 (0.17%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.17%) thinkFolio
6 4 (0.14%) Elite 3E
7 3 (0.10%) Advent Geneva
7 3 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.10%) MetaTrader
7 3 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.10%) Tradar
8 2 (0.069%) Bankmaster
9 1 (0.035%) FLEXCUBE
9 1 (0.035%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1,049 (36.26%) Office 365
2 751 (25.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 443 (15.31%) Amazon AWS
4 134 (4.63%) SaaS
5 99 (3.42%) Azure Active Directory
6 76 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 69 (2.39%) IaaS
8 61 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
9 60 (2.07%) Mimecast
10 47 (1.62%) PaaS
11 37 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
12 33 (1.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 32 (1.11%) G Suite
14 28 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
15 20 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 19 (0.66%) Amazon S3
17 18 (0.62%) OneDrive
18 16 (0.55%) GitHub
19 15 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 15 (0.52%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 729 (25.20%) Firewall
2 658 (22.74%) DNS
3 516 (17.84%) DHCP
4 410 (14.17%) TCP/IP
5 357 (12.34%) SAN
6 308 (10.65%) LAN
7 278 (9.61%) WAN
8 231 (7.98%) VPN
9 144 (4.98%) VoIP
10 124 (4.29%) VLAN
11 121 (4.18%) Skype
12 120 (4.15%) Internet
13 108 (3.73%) Network Security
14 87 (3.01%) Wireless
15 75 (2.59%) NAS
16 74 (2.56%) iSCSI
17 71 (2.45%) Remote Desktop
18 56 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
19 51 (1.76%) SSL
20 45 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 704 (24.33%) SQL Server
2 134 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 81 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 79 (2.73%) SQL Server 2016
5 77 (2.66%) MySQL
6 70 (2.42%) Oracle Database
7 64 (2.21%) Relational Database
8 52 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
9 49 (1.69%) NoSQL
10 47 (1.62%) SQL Server 2014
11 45 (1.56%) RDBMS
12 41 (1.42%) MongoDB
13 39 (1.35%) Big Data
14 38 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
14 38 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 36 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
16 30 (1.04%) DB2
17 26 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
18 24 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
19 22 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 132 (4.56%) Git (software)
2 81 (2.80%) JIRA
3 71 (2.45%) Jenkins
4 65 (2.25%) Octopus Deploy
5 54 (1.87%) WinDbg
6 48 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 48 (1.66%) TeamCity
7 43 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 28 (0.97%) MSI
9 27 (0.93%) Maven
9 27 (0.93%) Visual Studio
10 26 (0.90%) MSBuild
11 25 (0.86%) Hudson
12 23 (0.80%) Subversion
13 22 (0.76%) Vagrant
14 16 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
15 15 (0.52%) Bitbucket
16 9 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
17 7 (0.24%) InstallShield
17 7 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 719 (24.85%) Finance
2 305 (10.54%) Banking
3 170 (5.88%) Law
4 142 (4.91%) Legal
5 93 (3.21%) Investment Banking
6 85 (2.94%) Retail
7 74 (2.56%) Telecoms
8 51 (1.76%) Marketing
9 40 (1.38%) Back Office
10 33 (1.14%) Front Office
11 28 (0.97%) Advertising
12 23 (0.80%) French Language
13 21 (0.73%) Financial Institution
14 19 (0.66%) German Language
15 17 (0.59%) Spanish Language
16 16 (0.55%) Games
17 10 (0.35%) Manufacturing
18 9 (0.31%) Billing
19 8 (0.28%) Publishing
20 6 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 502 (17.35%) Support Engineer
2 493 (17.04%) Analyst
3 463 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 328 (11.34%) IT Support
5 287 (9.92%) Support Analyst
6 216 (7.47%) Administrator
7 208 (7.19%) Windows Engineer
8 181 (6.26%) Systems Administrator
9 176 (6.08%) IT Engineer
10 169 (5.84%) IT Analyst
11 160 (5.53%) 2nd Line Support
12 158 (5.46%) Systems Engineer
13 147 (5.08%) Applications Support
13 147 (5.08%) Desktop Support
14 132 (4.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 130 (4.49%) Server Engineer
16 125 (4.32%) 3rd Line Support
17 117 (4.04%) IT Support Analyst
18 116 (4.01%) 2nd Line Engineer
19 115 (3.98%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (6.81%) Web Services
2 189 (6.53%) .NET
3 89 (3.08%) HTML
4 64 (2.21%) CSS
5 54 (1.87%) jQuery
6 48 (1.66%) ASP.NET
7 45 (1.56%) Middleware
8 40 (1.38%) AngularJS
9 38 (1.31%) XML
10 36 (1.24%) LAMP
11 30 (1.04%) WebSphere MQ
12 28 (0.97%) JSON
13 27 (0.93%) JMS
13 27 (0.93%) Software Packaging
14 26 (0.90%) SOAP
15 24 (0.83%) .NET Core
16 23 (0.80%) .NET Framework
16 23 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC
16 23 (0.80%) FIX Protocol
16 23 (0.80%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 241 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 241 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 109 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
3 104 (3.59%) Clustering
4 90 (3.11%) Hedge funds
5 82 (2.83%) Management Information System
6 78 (2.70%) PKI
7 69 (2.39%) Fat Client
7 69 (2.39%) Thin Client
8 66 (2.28%) Replication
9 63 (2.18%) Blackberry
10 57 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
11 55 (1.90%) Fintech
11 55 (1.90%) User Experience
12 48 (1.66%) Data Protection Act
13 42 (1.45%) CMDB
14 41 (1.42%) Public Cloud
15 38 (1.31%) Enterprise Storage
16 36 (1.24%) iPhone
17 31 (1.07%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2,888 (99.83%) Windows
2 729 (25.20%) Windows Server 2012
3 724 (25.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 583 (20.15%) Windows 10
5 574 (19.84%) Linux
6 469 (16.21%) Windows 7
7 197 (6.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 129 (4.46%) Mac OS X
9 110 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 106 (3.66%) Android
11 102 (3.53%) Windows 8
12 100 (3.46%) CentOS
13 98 (3.39%) Unix
14 88 (3.04%) Apple iOS
15 56 (1.94%) Ubuntu
16 50 (1.73%) Mac OS
17 38 (1.31%) Windows XP
18 25 (0.86%) Solaris
19 16 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
20 15 (0.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 680 (23.51%) ITIL
2 563 (19.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 365 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
4 274 (9.47%) DevOps
5 262 (9.06%) Migration
6 258 (8.92%) Agile Software Development
7 178 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
8 144 (4.98%) Continuous Improvement
9 142 (4.91%) Configuration Management
10 124 (4.29%) Cybersecurity
10 124 (4.29%) Service Delivery
11 121 (4.18%) Project Management
12 115 (3.98%) High Availability
12 115 (3.98%) Information Security
13 98 (3.39%) Root Cause Analysis
14 97 (3.35%) CRM
15 95 (3.28%) Asset Management
16 94 (3.25%) Scrum
17 93 (3.21%) Time Management
18 92 (3.18%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 830 (28.69%) PowerShell
2 677 (23.40%) SQL
3 182 (6.29%) Python
4 137 (4.74%) Java
5 111 (3.84%) C#
6 108 (3.73%) Bash Shell
7 98 (3.39%) VBScript
8 94 (3.25%) JavaScript
9 78 (2.70%) Perl
10 59 (2.04%) VB
11 47 (1.62%) C++
12 46 (1.59%) T-SQL
13 40 (1.38%) Ruby
14 39 (1.35%) PHP
15 38 (1.31%) Shell Script
16 35 (1.21%) Korn
17 29 (1.00%) C
18 23 (0.80%) Bourne shell
19 21 (0.73%) PL/SQL
19 21 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 320 (11.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 256 (8.85%) Degree
3 229 (7.92%) MCSE
4 163 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
5 123 (4.25%) CCNA
6 105 (3.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 96 (3.32%) MCSA
8 83 (2.87%) MCP
9 76 (2.63%) CCNP
10 68 (2.35%) CISSP
11 67 (2.32%) CEH
12 62 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
13 57 (1.97%) GIAC
14 43 (1.49%) Security Cleared
15 40 (1.38%) CompTIA Security+
16 33 (1.14%) MCITP
17 31 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
17 31 (1.07%) SC Cleared
18 30 (1.04%) CISMP
19 28 (0.97%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 117 (4.04%) SLA
3 64 (2.21%) Cyber Essentials
4 51 (1.76%) GDPR
5 50 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 29 (1.00%) HIPAA
7 22 (0.76%) QA
8 21 (0.73%) PCI DSS
9 16 (0.55%) PMO
10 13 (0.45%) Data Quality
11 9 (0.31%) HL7
12 6 (0.21%) WAI
13 5 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 3 (0.10%) COBIT
14 3 (0.10%) ISO 22301
14 3 (0.10%) MiFID
14 3 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 2 (0.069%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1,827 (63.15%) Active Directory
2 694 (23.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 442 (15.28%) Hyper-V
4 203 (7.02%) XenApp
5 190 (6.57%) vSphere
6 172 (5.95%) VMware ESXi
7 101 (3.49%) XenDesktop
8 95 (3.28%) Docker
9 84 (2.90%) Virtual Servers
10 64 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
11 49 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
12 42 (1.45%) BitLocker
13 36 (1.24%) Virtual Desktop
14 29 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 29 (1.00%) Terminal Services
15 27 (0.93%) DFS Replication
16 24 (0.83%) XenServer
17 23 (0.80%) VirtualBox
18 20 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
19 14 (0.48%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 503 (17.39%) SCCM
2 190 (6.57%) Puppet
3 179 (6.19%) Ansible
4 176 (6.08%) SCOM
5 160 (5.53%) Opscode Chef
6 107 (3.70%) WSUS
7 102 (3.53%) Backup Exec
8 69 (2.39%) Terraform
9 61 (2.11%) Nagios
9 61 (2.11%) vCenter Server
10 60 (2.07%) Kubernetes
11 54 (1.87%) Perfmon
12 50 (1.73%) Failover Clustering
13 46 (1.59%) SCOrch
14 43 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
15 41 (1.42%) Microsoft Clustering
16 33 (1.14%) vRealize
17 28 (0.97%) IBM BigFix
18 27 (0.93%) ZABBIX
19 26 (0.90%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 1,460 (50.47%) Microsoft
2 1,133 (39.16%) VMware
3 529 (18.29%) Citrix
4 413 (14.28%) Cisco
5 209 (7.22%) Oracle
6 201 (6.95%) HP
7 194 (6.71%) Red Hat
8 146 (5.05%) Apple
9 127 (4.39%) Veeam
10 124 (4.29%) Dell
11 114 (3.94%) Google
11 114 (3.94%) NetApp
12 111 (3.84%) Bloomberg
13 106 (3.66%) EMC
13 106 (3.66%) Splunk
14 78 (2.70%) Reuters
15 77 (2.66%) SolarWinds
16 74 (2.56%) CheckPoint
17 67 (2.32%) Symantec
18 63 (2.18%) McAfee