Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > London
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 61 50
Rank change year-on-year -8 -11 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 3262 3380 4486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.41% 4.56% 5.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.89% 18.27% 18.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2848 3030 4012
London median annual salary £49,750 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +2.67%

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 18237 18503 23746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 24.65% 24.96% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 14281 16021 20450
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 2017. 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 +10 730 £47,500 - 40
West London -13 205 £42,500 +6.25% 16
South London -15 123 £40,000 -9.09% 11
East London -15 58 £50,000 +17.65% 10
North London +19 53 £43,500 +24.32% 3
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 3256 (99.82%) Windows
2 1841 (56.44%) Active Directory
3 1562 (47.88%) Microsoft
4 1459 (44.73%) VMware
5 1012 (31.02%) Finance
6 985 (30.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 923 (28.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 918 (28.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 865 (26.52%) Office 365
10 839 (25.72%) PowerShell
11 811 (24.86%) SQL Server
12 765 (23.45%) MS Exchange
13 752 (23.05%) Firewall
14 750 (22.99%) SQL
15 706 (21.64%) Microsoft Azure
16 704 (21.58%) Citrix
17 644 (19.74%) ITIL
18 614 (18.82%) DNS
19 593 (18.18%) Linux
20 569 (17.44%) Cisco
21 541 (16.58%) Windows 7
22 533 (16.34%) Windows 10
23 530 (16.25%) Hyper-V
24 515 (15.79%) SAN
25 487 (14.93%) IIS
26 480 (14.71%) DHCP
27 449 (13.76%) Banking
28 417 (12.78%) TCP/IP
29 416 (12.75%) Microsoft Certification
30 415 (12.72%) Amazon AWS

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
1 765 (23.45%) MS Exchange
2 487 (14.93%) IIS
3 340 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 287 (8.80%) SharePoint
5 236 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 186 (5.70%) Skype for Business
7 118 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 102 (3.13%) Tomcat
9 98 (3.00%) Apache
10 82 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
11 73 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2003
12 64 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 61 (1.87%) WebSphere
14 56 (1.72%) Confluence
15 54 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
16 41 (1.26%) JBoss
17 32 (0.98%) CMS
17 32 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
18 26 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
19 15 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 358 (10.97%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.061%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.061%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.031%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.031%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 44 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (0.34%) Northgate Housing
4 8 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 7 (0.21%) Workday HCM
6 6 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
6 6 (0.18%) Temenos T24
7 5 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.15%) HFM
7 5 (0.15%) Magento
7 5 (0.15%) ReMetrica
8 4 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.12%) Misys Equation
8 4 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
9 3 (0.092%) Relativity
9 3 (0.092%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.061%) Eikon
10 2 (0.061%) Endur
10 2 (0.061%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 865 (26.52%) Office 365
2 706 (21.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 415 (12.72%) Amazon AWS
4 101 (3.10%) IaaS
5 90 (2.76%) Azure Active Directory
6 62 (1.90%) Mimecast
7 55 (1.69%) PaaS
8 48 (1.47%) SaaS
9 28 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
10 24 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
10 24 (0.74%) G Suite
11 16 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
11 16 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
11 16 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 15 (0.46%) OneDrive
13 14 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
13 14 (0.43%) GitHub
14 13 (0.40%) Amazon S3
15 12 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 11 (0.34%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 752 (23.05%) Firewall
2 614 (18.82%) DNS
3 515 (15.79%) SAN
4 480 (14.71%) DHCP
5 417 (12.78%) TCP/IP
6 346 (10.61%) WAN
7 336 (10.30%) LAN
8 288 (8.83%) VPN
9 146 (4.48%) VLAN
10 145 (4.45%) Skype
11 132 (4.05%) Internet
12 124 (3.80%) VoIP
13 121 (3.71%) NAS
14 81 (2.48%) MPLS
15 80 (2.45%) Network Security
16 79 (2.42%) Unified Communications
17 68 (2.08%) Wireless
18 63 (1.93%) NetScaler
19 56 (1.72%) FTP
19 56 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 811 (24.86%) SQL Server
2 131 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 115 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 107 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 76 (2.33%) MySQL
6 75 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 61 (1.87%) MongoDB
8 60 (1.84%) NoSQL
9 52 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 48 (1.47%) Relational Database
11 45 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
12 34 (1.04%) RDBMS
13 33 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
14 28 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
15 27 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
16 26 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
16 26 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
16 26 (0.80%) Oracle Database
17 24 (0.74%) Power BI
18 20 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 165 (5.06%) Octopus Deploy
2 158 (4.84%) TeamCity
3 99 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 91 (2.79%) JIRA
5 85 (2.61%) Jenkins
6 64 (1.96%) MSBuild
7 62 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 62 (1.90%) Git (software)
8 60 (1.84%) MSI
9 54 (1.66%) Visual Studio
10 53 (1.62%) Hudson
11 26 (0.80%) Subversion
12 18 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
13 13 (0.40%) Travis CI
14 12 (0.37%) Bitbucket
15 10 (0.31%) Liquibase
15 10 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 9 (0.28%) Ant
16 9 (0.28%) Maven
17 8 (0.25%) Psake
General
1 1012 (31.02%) Finance
2 449 (13.76%) Banking
3 166 (5.09%) Law
4 142 (4.35%) Legal
5 140 (4.29%) Investment Banking
6 108 (3.31%) Retail Banking
7 66 (2.02%) Retail
8 57 (1.75%) Financial Institution
9 54 (1.66%) Telecoms
10 52 (1.59%) Advertising
11 43 (1.32%) Back Office
12 40 (1.23%) Marketing
13 33 (1.01%) Manufacturing
14 27 (0.83%) Private Banking
15 25 (0.77%) Games
16 21 (0.64%) Military
17 16 (0.49%) Billing
17 16 (0.49%) Publishing
18 15 (0.46%) Front Office
18 15 (0.46%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 505 (15.48%) Analyst
2 497 (15.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 400 (12.26%) Support Engineer
4 312 (9.56%) Windows Engineer
5 249 (7.63%) Support Analyst
6 240 (7.36%) Administrator
7 221 (6.77%) IT Engineer
8 214 (6.56%) IT Support
9 195 (5.98%) Desktop Support
10 188 (5.76%) Systems Engineer
11 183 (5.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 181 (5.55%) DevOps Engineer
13 176 (5.40%) Applications Support
14 173 (5.30%) Server Engineer
15 166 (5.09%) VMware Engineer
16 154 (4.72%) Systems Administrator
17 147 (4.51%) 2nd Line Support
18 139 (4.26%) Desktop Engineer
19 136 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
20 120 (3.68%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 314 (9.63%) .NET
2 143 (4.38%) Web Services
3 103 (3.16%) HTML
4 94 (2.88%) XML
5 93 (2.85%) ASP.NET
6 70 (2.15%) CSS
7 58 (1.78%) Software Packaging
8 48 (1.47%) .NET Framework
9 46 (1.41%) MSMQ
10 45 (1.38%) WebSphere MQ
11 37 (1.13%) JSON
12 36 (1.10%) HTML5
13 34 (1.04%) Middleware
14 29 (0.89%) Ajax
14 29 (0.89%) J2EE
15 28 (0.86%) FIX Protocol
16 26 (0.80%) jQuery
17 25 (0.77%) XSLT
18 24 (0.74%) DHTML
18 24 (0.74%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 282 (8.65%) Data Centre
2 247 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
3 171 (5.24%) Computer Science
4 147 (4.51%) Clustering
5 113 (3.46%) Management Information System
6 108 (3.31%) Hedge funds
7 89 (2.73%) Blackberry
8 88 (2.70%) Replication
9 75 (2.30%) User Experience
10 69 (2.12%) Data Protection Act
11 50 (1.53%) Fat Client
11 50 (1.53%) Thin Client
12 48 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
13 42 (1.29%) Fintech
14 35 (1.07%) Client/Server
15 34 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
15 34 (1.04%) Public Cloud
15 34 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
16 33 (1.01%) Driving Licence
17 31 (0.95%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3256 (99.82%) Windows
2 985 (30.20%) Windows Server 2012
3 923 (28.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 593 (18.18%) Linux
5 541 (16.58%) Windows 7
6 533 (16.34%) Windows 10
7 205 (6.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 149 (4.57%) Windows 8
9 140 (4.29%) Unix
10 111 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 110 (3.37%) Mac OS X
12 83 (2.54%) Windows XP
13 70 (2.15%) Ubuntu
14 61 (1.87%) CentOS
15 60 (1.84%) Apple iOS
16 46 (1.41%) Android
17 40 (1.23%) Mac OS
18 17 (0.52%) Data ONTAP
18 17 (0.52%) Solaris
19 16 (0.49%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 644 (19.74%) ITIL
2 383 (11.74%) DevOps
3 326 (9.99%) Migration
4 318 (9.75%) Agile Software Development
5 220 (6.74%) Configuration Management
6 216 (6.62%) Asset Management
7 210 (6.44%) Project Management
8 183 (5.61%) Task Automation
9 155 (4.75%) Service Delivery
10 154 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
11 153 (4.69%) Change Management
12 151 (4.63%) Continuous Integration
13 134 (4.11%) Wealth Management
14 129 (3.95%) Performance Tuning
15 125 (3.83%) Service Management
16 121 (3.71%) Cybersecurity
17 120 (3.68%) Information Security
18 115 (3.53%) High Availability
19 114 (3.49%) Data Protection
20 103 (3.16%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 839 (25.72%) PowerShell
2 750 (22.99%) SQL
3 155 (4.75%) Java
4 147 (4.51%) C#
5 130 (3.99%) JavaScript
6 113 (3.46%) T-SQL
7 101 (3.10%) Python
8 99 (3.03%) Shell Script
9 83 (2.54%) Perl
10 66 (2.02%) Bash Shell
11 48 (1.47%) VB
12 40 (1.23%) Ruby
13 39 (1.20%) VBScript
14 27 (0.83%) PHP
14 27 (0.83%) PL/SQL
15 23 (0.71%) C
16 17 (0.52%) Korn
17 15 (0.46%) VBA
18 11 (0.34%) Bourne shell
19 9 (0.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 416 (12.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 348 (10.67%) Degree
3 260 (7.97%) MCSE
4 195 (5.98%) Cisco Certification
5 162 (4.97%) CCNA
6 125 (3.83%) MCSA
7 108 (3.31%) CISSP
8 107 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
9 104 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 87 (2.67%) CISM
11 75 (2.30%) MCITP
12 73 (2.24%) CCNP
13 61 (1.87%) MCP
14 54 (1.66%) Security Cleared
15 46 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
16 42 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
17 39 (1.20%) SC Cleared
18 32 (0.98%) SANS
19 25 (0.77%) CRISC
19 25 (0.77%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (5.46%) SLA
2 135 (4.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 73 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 48 (1.47%) GDPR
5 44 (1.35%) PCI DSS
6 27 (0.83%) QA
7 24 (0.74%) COBIT
8 13 (0.40%) PMO
9 9 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
9 9 (0.28%) GCP
9 9 (0.28%) MiFID
10 8 (0.25%) EMIR
10 8 (0.25%) SEPA
11 7 (0.21%) Data Quality
12 6 (0.18%) ISO 22301
12 6 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 5 (0.15%) HIPAA
14 4 (0.12%) ISO 9001
15 3 (0.092%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 2 (0.061%) WCAG
System Software
1 1841 (56.44%) Active Directory
2 918 (28.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 530 (16.25%) Hyper-V
4 280 (8.58%) XenApp
5 235 (7.20%) vSphere
6 221 (6.77%) VMware ESXi
7 172 (5.27%) XenDesktop
8 125 (3.83%) Microsoft App-V
9 107 (3.28%) XenServer
10 78 (2.39%) Docker
11 69 (2.12%) Virtual Servers
12 59 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
13 46 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
14 34 (1.04%) Terminal Services
15 33 (1.01%) DFS Replication
16 26 (0.80%) Xen
17 20 (0.61%) BitLocker
17 20 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
18 16 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 15 (0.46%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 413 (12.66%) SCCM
2 215 (6.59%) SCOM
3 206 (6.32%) Puppet
4 168 (5.15%) Ansible
5 156 (4.78%) Opscode Chef
6 92 (2.82%) Nagios
7 75 (2.30%) Backup Exec
8 69 (2.12%) WSUS
9 68 (2.08%) SCOrch
10 62 (1.90%) vCenter Server
11 43 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
12 36 (1.10%) Terraform
13 29 (0.89%) Icinga
13 29 (0.89%) XenMobile
14 26 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
15 24 (0.74%) NetBackup
16 22 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 21 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
17 21 (0.64%) vRealize
18 20 (0.61%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1562 (47.88%) Microsoft
2 1459 (44.73%) VMware
3 704 (21.58%) Citrix
4 569 (17.44%) Cisco
5 325 (9.96%) HP
6 140 (4.29%) Oracle
7 137 (4.20%) NetApp
8 127 (3.89%) Dell
9 119 (3.65%) Apple
10 112 (3.43%) Veeam
11 101 (3.10%) EMC
12 97 (2.97%) Red Hat
13 88 (2.70%) Bloomberg
14 82 (2.51%) CheckPoint
15 75 (2.30%) 3PAR
15 75 (2.30%) Juniper
16 72 (2.21%) IBM
16 72 (2.21%) Splunk
17 70 (2.15%) Reuters
18 55 (1.69%) Google