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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 20 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > London
6 months to
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 208 115 87
Rank change year-on-year -93 -28 -16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 1,388 991 1,467
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.98% 2.91% 3.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.22% 16.84% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,029 897 1,291
10th Percentile £30,750 £32,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,104 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -0.21% +0.21% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,125
% change year-on-year - +5.92% +0.31%

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 12,367 5,884 7,661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.64% 17.29% 19.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6,133 4,623 6,271
10th Percentile £32,000 £35,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £48,510 £42,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £83,000 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +2.63%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Windows Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in London

Windows Server
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server in London.

Salary trend for Windows Server in London

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server in London over the 6 months to 20 May 2022.

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 20 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -15 216 £50,750 -7.73% 50
South London -12 65 £52,500 +25.00% 5
West London -68 63 £45,000 -10.00% 19
North London +5 50 £32,000 +6.44% 5
East London -45 40 £48,000 +1.05% 12
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, 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 1,381 (99.50%) Windows
2 788 (56.77%) Active Directory
3 691 (49.78%) Azure
4 677 (48.78%) Microsoft
5 644 (46.40%) Microsoft 365
6 524 (37.75%) VMware
7 409 (29.47%) Firewall
8 360 (25.94%) Linux
9 344 (24.78%) Finance
10 338 (24.35%) AWS
11 333 (23.99%) SQL Server
12 332 (23.92%) Social Skills
13 318 (22.91%) VMware Infrastructure
14 315 (22.69%) PowerShell
15 309 (22.26%) DNS
16 292 (21.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 290 (20.89%) SQL
18 271 (19.52%) Windows 10
19 238 (17.15%) ITIL
20 228 (16.43%) Microsoft Office
21 220 (15.85%) IIS
22 213 (15.35%) Citrix
23 212 (15.27%) DHCP
24 197 (14.19%) Azure Active Directory
25 194 (13.98%) DevOps
26 175 (12.61%) Cisco
27 170 (12.25%) Microsoft Intune
28 168 (12.10%) Windows Server 2016
29 165 (11.89%) Windows Server 2012
30 162 (11.67%) VPN

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
1 220 (15.85%) IIS
2 158 (11.38%) MS Exchange
3 157 (11.31%) SharePoint
4 92 (6.63%) JBoss
5 88 (6.34%) Tomcat
6 46 (3.31%) Apache
7 35 (2.52%) Confluence
8 22 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
9 20 (1.44%) CMS
10 19 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (0.94%) Skype for Business
12 12 (0.86%) nginx
13 11 (0.79%) WebLogic
14 9 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (0.43%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.43%) WordPress
16 4 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
17 2 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 2 (0.14%) OpenStack
18 1 (0.072%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 228 (16.43%) Microsoft Office
2 63 (4.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (1.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (1.51%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.50%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.29%) EngageOne
9 1 (0.072%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.072%) CATIA
9 1 (0.072%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 37 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (2.02%) Temenos T24
3 13 (0.94%) Sage 200
4 9 (0.65%) Line 50
5 7 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.43%) BambooHR
7 5 (0.36%) MetaTrader
8 4 (0.29%) Markit EDM
8 4 (0.29%) NetSuite
8 4 (0.29%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.14%) Carpe Diem
9 2 (0.14%) Elite 3E
9 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.072%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.072%) ENOVIA
10 1 (0.072%) FLEXCUBE
10 1 (0.072%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
10 1 (0.072%) RMDS
10 1 (0.072%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 691 (49.78%) Azure
2 644 (46.40%) Microsoft 365
3 338 (24.35%) AWS
4 197 (14.19%) Azure Active Directory
5 102 (7.35%) SaaS
6 94 (6.77%) GCP
7 84 (6.05%) Serverless
8 80 (5.76%) PaaS
9 77 (5.55%) AWS Lambda
9 77 (5.55%) IaaS
10 76 (5.48%) AWS CloudFormation
11 74 (5.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 69 (4.97%) Azure Stack
13 68 (4.90%) AWS CodePipeline
13 68 (4.90%) Cloud Functions
13 68 (4.90%) OneDrive
13 68 (4.90%) OpenShift
14 65 (4.68%) Dynamics 365
15 56 (4.03%) Mimecast
16 42 (3.03%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 409 (29.47%) Firewall
2 309 (22.26%) DNS
3 212 (15.27%) DHCP
4 162 (11.67%) VPN
5 161 (11.60%) WAN
6 159 (11.46%) LAN
7 126 (9.08%) TCP/IP
8 106 (7.64%) SAN
9 103 (7.42%) Internet
10 96 (6.92%) VoIP
11 61 (4.39%) VLAN
12 49 (3.53%) Wireless
13 46 (3.31%) Wi-Fi
14 42 (3.03%) SSL
15 39 (2.81%) NAS
15 39 (2.81%) SD-WAN
16 32 (2.31%) Network Security
16 32 (2.31%) Remote Desktop
17 28 (2.02%) HTTP
18 23 (1.66%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 333 (23.99%) SQL Server
2 79 (5.69%) Relational Database
3 62 (4.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 55 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 48 (3.46%) MySQL
6 47 (3.39%) RDBMS
7 45 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
8 41 (2.95%) Power BI
9 39 (2.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 32 (2.31%) NoSQL
11 28 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
11 28 (2.02%) DTS
12 25 (1.80%) MongoDB
13 23 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
14 22 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
15 18 (1.30%) Tableau
16 17 (1.22%) UniData
17 13 (0.94%) Redis
18 11 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 11 (0.79%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 110 (7.93%) Git (software)
2 108 (7.78%) Jenkins
3 81 (5.84%) Subversion
4 61 (4.39%) JIRA
5 21 (1.51%) TeamCity
6 11 (0.79%) Chocolatey
6 11 (0.79%) Spinnaker
6 11 (0.79%) Travis CI
7 10 (0.72%) Bitbucket
7 10 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (0.50%) GitLab
8 7 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
8 7 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.36%) MSI
10 4 (0.29%) Selenium
10 4 (0.29%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.22%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.22%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 344 (24.78%) Finance
2 332 (23.92%) Social Skills
3 104 (7.49%) Manufacturing
4 102 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
5 74 (5.33%) Legal
6 63 (4.54%) Public Sector
7 62 (4.47%) Telecoms
8 48 (3.46%) Banking
9 47 (3.39%) Law
10 43 (3.10%) Advertising
11 36 (2.59%) Marketing
12 31 (2.23%) Documentation Skills
13 29 (2.09%) Presentation Skills
14 27 (1.95%) Back Office
15 25 (1.80%) Electronics
16 22 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
17 18 (1.30%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 13 (0.94%) Multimedia
19 10 (0.72%) Retail
20 9 (0.65%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 256 (18.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 224 (16.14%) Analyst
3 180 (12.97%) Support Engineer
4 125 (9.01%) IT Engineer
5 106 (7.64%) DevOps Engineer
6 101 (7.28%) 2nd Line Support
7 97 (6.99%) Support Analyst
8 93 (6.70%) IT Support
9 89 (6.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 77 (5.55%) Senior DevOps
10 77 (5.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 69 (4.97%) Cloud Engineer
12 67 (4.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 65 (4.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 63 (4.54%) Administrator
15 60 (4.32%) Applications Support
16 59 (4.25%) Systems Engineer
17 57 (4.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 55 (3.96%) Azure Engineer
18 55 (3.96%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (6.34%) Elastic Stack
2 77 (5.55%) .NET
3 33 (2.38%) HTML
4 25 (1.80%) ASP.NET Web API
5 19 (1.37%) REST
6 18 (1.30%) IBM Integration Bus
7 17 (1.22%) CSS
7 17 (1.22%) Web Services
8 16 (1.15%) LDAP
9 15 (1.08%) Node.js
10 14 (1.01%) SAML
11 13 (0.94%) ASP.NET
11 13 (0.94%) OLE
12 12 (0.86%) J2EE
12 12 (0.86%) Spring
13 11 (0.79%) COM
13 11 (0.79%) JAX-RS
13 11 (0.79%) Kafka
13 11 (0.79%) RESTful
13 11 (0.79%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 93 (6.70%) Self-Motivation
2 86 (6.20%) Linux Command Line
3 81 (5.84%) Management Information System
4 76 (5.48%) Life Science
5 56 (4.03%) Data Centre
6 47 (3.39%) Hybrid Cloud
7 45 (3.24%) Replication
8 39 (2.81%) Clustering
9 35 (2.52%) Public Cloud
9 35 (2.52%) Video Conferencing
10 34 (2.45%) Data Protection Act
11 26 (1.87%) Mobile App
12 25 (1.80%) Private Cloud
13 20 (1.44%) Cloud Native
13 20 (1.44%) PKI
13 20 (1.44%) User Experience
14 16 (1.15%) Smartphone
15 13 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (0.86%) Driving Licence
16 12 (0.86%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 1,381 (99.50%) Windows
2 360 (25.94%) Linux
3 271 (19.52%) Windows 10
4 168 (12.10%) Windows Server 2016
5 165 (11.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 124 (8.93%) Windows Server 2019
7 82 (5.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 75 (5.40%) Unix
9 65 (4.68%) Mac OS
10 59 (4.25%) Android
11 48 (3.46%) Apple iOS
12 33 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 32 (2.31%) Mac OS X
14 29 (2.09%) Windows 7
15 16 (1.15%) Ubuntu
16 13 (0.94%) CentOS
17 10 (0.72%) VMS
18 7 (0.50%) Windows 8
19 4 (0.29%) Amazon Linux
20 2 (0.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (21.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 238 (17.15%) ITIL
3 194 (13.98%) DevOps
4 159 (11.46%) Problem-Solving
5 149 (10.73%) Change Management
6 137 (9.87%) Agile
7 132 (9.51%) Disaster Recovery
8 128 (9.22%) CI/CD
9 125 (9.01%) Mentoring
10 124 (8.93%) Service Delivery
11 121 (8.72%) Migration
12 119 (8.57%) Project Management
13 112 (8.07%) Service Management
14 102 (7.35%) Coaching
15 101 (7.28%) ITSM
16 100 (7.20%) Business Continuity
17 99 (7.13%) Cybersecurity
17 99 (7.13%) Test Automation
18 93 (6.70%) Incident Management
19 90 (6.48%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 315 (22.69%) PowerShell
2 290 (20.89%) SQL
3 86 (6.20%) Python
4 84 (6.05%) C#
5 63 (4.54%) T-SQL
6 55 (3.96%) Bash
7 35 (2.52%) Shell Script
8 34 (2.45%) Java
9 31 (2.23%) JavaScript
10 13 (0.94%) Groovy
10 13 (0.94%) Ruby
11 11 (0.79%) F#
11 11 (0.79%) Go
11 11 (0.79%) Scala
12 9 (0.65%) Perl
13 8 (0.58%) PL/SQL
13 8 (0.58%) VBA
14 7 (0.50%) C
14 7 (0.50%) VBScript
15 4 (0.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 140 (10.09%) Degree
2 107 (7.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 73 (5.26%) MCSE
4 68 (4.90%) Cisco Certification
5 62 (4.47%) CCNA
6 40 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
7 36 (2.59%) Security Cleared
8 34 (2.45%) MCSA
9 20 (1.44%) DBS Check
9 20 (1.44%) SC Cleared
10 17 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (1.08%) MCITP
12 13 (0.94%) CCNP
12 13 (0.94%) HND
12 13 (0.94%) HP APS
12 13 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 13 (0.94%) JNCIA
12 13 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 11 (0.79%) DV Cleared
13 11 (0.79%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (5.26%) SLA
2 43 (3.10%) GDPR
3 24 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.66%) QA
5 16 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials
6 15 (1.08%) NIST
7 14 (1.01%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (0.22%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.22%) PMO
11 2 (0.14%) DICOM
11 2 (0.14%) NCSC
11 2 (0.14%) SOC 1
11 2 (0.14%) SOC 2
12 1 (0.072%) HL7
12 1 (0.072%) JSP 440
System Software
1 788 (56.77%) Active Directory
2 318 (22.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 128 (9.22%) Hyper-V
4 127 (9.15%) Docker
5 92 (6.63%) Virtual Machines
6 80 (5.76%) VMware ESXi
7 63 (4.54%) vSphere
8 50 (3.60%) Virtual Servers
9 31 (2.23%) XenApp
10 26 (1.87%) Virtual Desktop
11 25 (1.80%) Terminal Services
12 24 (1.73%) XenDesktop
13 13 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 12 (0.86%) VMware NSX
15 11 (0.79%) DFS Replication
16 9 (0.65%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 7 (0.50%) BitLocker
18 6 (0.43%) KVM
19 5 (0.36%) Firmware
20 4 (0.29%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 170 (12.25%) Microsoft Intune
2 160 (11.53%) Ansible
3 159 (11.46%) SCCM
3 159 (11.46%) Terraform
4 136 (9.80%) Kubernetes
5 90 (6.48%) Puppet
6 74 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
7 45 (3.24%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 45 (3.24%) FortiGate
8 34 (2.45%) Backup Exec
9 30 (2.16%) WSUS
10 23 (1.66%) Single Sign-On
11 21 (1.51%) vCenter Server
12 20 (1.44%) Jamf Pro
13 18 (1.30%) Nagios
14 16 (1.15%) ZABBIX
15 14 (1.01%) Grafana
16 13 (0.94%) Packer
17 11 (0.79%) Graphite
17 11 (0.79%) StatsD
Vendors
1 677 (48.78%) Microsoft
2 524 (37.75%) VMware
3 213 (15.35%) Citrix
4 175 (12.61%) Cisco
5 114 (8.21%) Veeam
6 94 (6.77%) Oracle
7 81 (5.84%) Splunk
8 79 (5.69%) HP
9 61 (4.39%) Dell
10 56 (4.03%) Meraki
10 56 (4.03%) Sophos
11 38 (2.74%) ServiceNow
12 37 (2.67%) Apple
13 35 (2.52%) Google
14 34 (2.45%) Red Hat
15 30 (2.16%) IBM
16 28 (2.02%) Temenos
17 27 (1.95%) CheckPoint
17 27 (1.95%) SAP
18 26 (1.87%) EqualLogic