Period
to 3 July 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 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > London
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 85 70 71
Rank change year-on-year -15 +1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 1,231 2,355 2,936
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.73% 4.01% 4.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.20% 18.46% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,111 2,207 2,702
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 6,410 12,760 16,620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.41% 21.73% 23.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5,244 10,661 13,686
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £91,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -15 329 £55,000 +4.76% 27
South London -6 82 £57,500 +27.78% 6
West London -6 81 £55,000 +22.22% 8
East London +4 31 £48,000 +17.07% 4
North London -28 3 £36,250 +27.19% 1
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1,231 (100.00%) Windows
2 802 (65.15%) Active Directory
3 692 (56.21%) Microsoft
4 609 (49.47%) VMware
5 582 (47.28%) Office 365
6 559 (45.41%) Azure
7 432 (35.09%) PowerShell
8 403 (32.74%) VMware Infrastructure
9 318 (25.83%) Finance
10 316 (25.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 306 (24.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 278 (22.58%) Windows Server 2016
12 278 (22.58%) Hyper-V
13 256 (20.80%) SQL
14 253 (20.55%) AWS
15 246 (19.98%) Cisco
16 245 (19.90%) Firewall
17 244 (19.82%) SQL Server
17 244 (19.82%) Windows 10
18 242 (19.66%) DNS
18 242 (19.66%) Citrix
19 227 (18.44%) MS Exchange
20 220 (17.87%) Linux
21 202 (16.41%) SCCM
22 198 (16.08%) ITIL
23 196 (15.92%) Windows Server 2008
24 193 (15.68%) DHCP
25 173 (14.05%) TCP/IP
26 156 (12.67%) Microsoft Office
27 150 (12.19%) SharePoint

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
1 227 (18.44%) MS Exchange
2 150 (12.19%) SharePoint
3 124 (10.07%) IIS
4 110 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 68 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 40 (3.25%) Skype for Business
7 20 (1.62%) Apache
7 20 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
8 17 (1.38%) WebSphere
9 16 (1.30%) IBM Transformation Extender
10 14 (1.14%) nginx
10 14 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (0.49%) SAS
14 5 (0.41%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.24%) MQSeries
16 2 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 156 (12.67%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.24%) FileZilla
6 1 (0.081%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.081%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.081%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (1.46%) Salerio
2 6 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.32%) FastStats
3 4 (0.32%) Unica
4 3 (0.24%) Eikon
4 3 (0.24%) Elite 3E
4 3 (0.24%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.24%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
5 2 (0.16%) Relativity
5 2 (0.16%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.16%) Shopify
6 1 (0.081%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.081%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.081%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.081%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 582 (47.28%) Office 365
2 559 (45.41%) Azure
3 253 (20.55%) AWS
4 130 (10.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 92 (7.47%) IaaS
6 74 (6.01%) PaaS
7 69 (5.61%) SaaS
8 56 (4.55%) Mimecast
9 25 (2.03%) G Suite
9 25 (2.03%) GCP
10 21 (1.71%) Power Platform
11 18 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
12 17 (1.38%) Amazon S3
12 17 (1.38%) OneDrive
13 16 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
14 14 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
14 14 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 13 (1.06%) GitHub
16 12 (0.97%) Amazon ELB
17 10 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 245 (19.90%) Firewall
2 242 (19.66%) DNS
3 193 (15.68%) DHCP
4 173 (14.05%) TCP/IP
5 116 (9.42%) SAN
6 97 (7.88%) VPN
7 85 (6.90%) LAN
8 81 (6.58%) WAN
9 71 (5.77%) Wireless
10 61 (4.96%) VoIP
11 50 (4.06%) Skype
12 46 (3.74%) Internet
13 45 (3.66%) NetScaler
13 45 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
14 36 (2.92%) Network Security
15 32 (2.60%) VLAN
16 31 (2.52%) FTP
17 30 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
18 25 (2.03%) Remote Desktop
18 25 (2.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (19.82%) SQL Server
2 23 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
3 22 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
3 22 (1.79%) Relational Database
3 22 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
5 18 (1.46%) Data Lake
5 18 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (1.38%) MySQL
6 17 (1.38%) Power BI
7 16 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (1.14%) RDBMS
10 13 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
12 10 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (0.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 41 (3.33%) JIRA
2 19 (1.54%) Jenkins
3 18 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
4 16 (1.30%) TeamCity
5 11 (0.89%) Git (software)
5 11 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
6 8 (0.65%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.32%) WinDbg
8 3 (0.24%) MSI
9 2 (0.16%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.16%) CircleCI
9 2 (0.16%) GitLab
9 2 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.081%) Ant
10 1 (0.081%) Gradle
10 1 (0.081%) Maven
10 1 (0.081%) Redmine
10 1 (0.081%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.081%) Subversion
10 1 (0.081%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 318 (25.83%) Finance
2 79 (6.42%) Banking
3 58 (4.71%) Law
4 41 (3.33%) Legal
5 32 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 22 (1.79%) Advertising
7 18 (1.46%) Public Sector
8 17 (1.38%) Back Office
8 17 (1.38%) Retail
9 13 (1.06%) Front Office
9 13 (1.06%) Investment Banking
9 13 (1.06%) Marketing
10 12 (0.97%) Financial Institution
11 11 (0.89%) Local Government
12 5 (0.41%) Games
13 3 (0.24%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.16%) Mandarin Language
14 2 (0.16%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.081%) French Language
Job Titles
1 241 (19.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 169 (13.73%) Analyst
3 152 (12.35%) Support Engineer
4 116 (9.42%) IT Engineer
5 110 (8.94%) Support Analyst
6 94 (7.64%) IT Support
7 82 (6.66%) Administrator
8 80 (6.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 73 (5.93%) Applications Support
10 67 (5.44%) Systems Administrator
10 67 (5.44%) Systems Engineer
11 64 (5.20%) Windows Engineer
12 57 (4.63%) VMware Engineer
13 55 (4.47%) Consultant
14 52 (4.22%) IT Support Engineer
15 50 (4.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 49 (3.98%) Applications Support Analyst
17 48 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support
18 47 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support
19 44 (3.57%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (3.82%) .NET
2 24 (1.95%) Web Services
3 20 (1.62%) LDAP
4 18 (1.46%) Elastic Stack
4 18 (1.46%) Middleware
4 18 (1.46%) Regular Expression
5 14 (1.14%) FIX Protocol
6 13 (1.06%) HTML
7 11 (0.89%) JSON
8 9 (0.73%) CSS
8 9 (0.73%) Node.js
9 8 (0.65%) Sensu
10 7 (0.57%) HTML5
11 6 (0.49%) .NET Framework
11 6 (0.49%) REST
11 6 (0.49%) SAML
12 4 (0.32%) COM+
12 4 (0.32%) DCOM
12 4 (0.32%) jQuery
12 4 (0.32%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 127 (10.32%) Data Centre
2 53 (4.31%) Management Information System
3 49 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
4 39 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (2.84%) Public Cloud
6 29 (2.36%) Hybrid Cloud
7 28 (2.27%) Hedge funds
8 27 (2.19%) Replication
9 24 (1.95%) Clustering
10 20 (1.62%) Derivative
10 20 (1.62%) Equities
10 20 (1.62%) Private Cloud
11 19 (1.54%) SWIFT
11 19 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
12 18 (1.46%) iPhone
13 17 (1.38%) Cyberthreat
14 15 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
14 15 (1.22%) PKI
15 12 (0.97%) Blackberry
15 12 (0.97%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1,231 (100.00%) Windows
2 316 (25.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 278 (22.58%) Windows Server 2016
4 244 (19.82%) Windows 10
5 220 (17.87%) Linux
6 196 (15.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 146 (11.86%) Windows 7
8 82 (6.66%) Windows Server 2019
9 71 (5.77%) Unix
10 41 (3.33%) CentOS
11 28 (2.27%) Mac OS X
11 28 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
12 26 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 26 (2.11%) Ubuntu
13 25 (2.03%) Android
13 25 (2.03%) Apple iOS
14 24 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
15 22 (1.79%) Windows 8
16 10 (0.81%) Solaris
17 9 (0.73%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (24.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 198 (16.08%) ITIL
3 116 (9.42%) Problem-Solving
4 111 (9.02%) Migration
5 102 (8.29%) DevOps
6 81 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
7 70 (5.69%) Project Delivery
7 70 (5.69%) Project Management
8 64 (5.20%) Agile Software Development
8 64 (5.20%) Fintech
9 59 (4.79%) Information Security
10 55 (4.47%) Problem Management
10 55 (4.47%) Service Management
11 51 (4.14%) Mentoring
12 49 (3.98%) Server Management
13 48 (3.90%) Task Automation
14 47 (3.82%) Asset Management
14 47 (3.82%) Service Delivery
15 45 (3.66%) Change Management
15 45 (3.66%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 432 (35.09%) PowerShell
2 256 (20.80%) SQL
3 73 (5.93%) Python
4 58 (4.71%) Bash Shell
5 29 (2.36%) Shell Script
6 23 (1.87%) C#
7 20 (1.62%) T-SQL
8 15 (1.22%) Java
9 14 (1.14%) C
10 13 (1.06%) Perl
11 11 (0.89%) R
12 10 (0.81%) PHP
13 9 (0.73%) C++
13 9 (0.73%) JavaScript
13 9 (0.73%) VBScript
14 7 (0.57%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.49%) PHP 5
16 1 (0.081%) Ruby
16 1 (0.081%) VB
16 1 (0.081%) VBA
Qualifications
1 146 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 82 (6.66%) Degree
3 81 (6.58%) Cisco Certification
4 73 (5.93%) MCSE
5 63 (5.12%) MCSA
6 57 (4.63%) CCNA
7 46 (3.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 41 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
9 40 (3.25%) MCP
10 27 (2.19%) CISSP
10 27 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
11 19 (1.54%) CCNP
12 15 (1.22%) MCITP
13 14 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
14 11 (0.89%) CCSP
15 10 (0.81%) MCT
16 9 (0.73%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 9 (0.73%) CompTIA Security+
16 9 (0.73%) VCP5
17 8 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (8.29%) SLA
2 42 (3.41%) GDPR
3 32 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (1.62%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (0.65%) QA
6 8 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.32%) COBIT
8 2 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.081%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.081%) PMO
System Software
1 802 (65.15%) Active Directory
2 403 (32.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 278 (22.58%) Hyper-V
4 123 (9.99%) VMware ESXi
5 102 (8.29%) vSphere
6 89 (7.23%) XenApp
7 67 (5.44%) XenDesktop
8 34 (2.76%) Virtual Servers
9 22 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
10 21 (1.71%) Docker
11 20 (1.62%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 17 (1.38%) Forefront TMG
12 17 (1.38%) ISA Server
13 16 (1.30%) VirtualBox
14 14 (1.14%) Firmware
15 13 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
16 10 (0.81%) NFS
16 10 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
17 8 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 7 (0.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 202 (16.41%) SCCM
2 88 (7.15%) Microsoft Intune
3 62 (5.04%) Ansible
4 52 (4.22%) SCOM
5 48 (3.90%) vCenter Server
6 47 (3.82%) Puppet
7 45 (3.66%) Terraform
8 36 (2.92%) WSUS
9 34 (2.76%) Nagios
10 32 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
11 31 (2.52%) Single Sign-On
12 23 (1.87%) Microsoft Clustering
13 21 (1.71%) SCVMM
14 20 (1.62%) PowerCLI
15 17 (1.38%) Kubernetes
16 15 (1.22%) Backup Exec
16 15 (1.22%) vRealize
17 14 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 11 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
19 10 (0.81%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 692 (56.21%) Microsoft
2 609 (49.47%) VMware
3 246 (19.98%) Cisco
4 242 (19.66%) Citrix
5 116 (9.42%) HP
6 84 (6.82%) Dell
7 70 (5.69%) Oracle
8 57 (4.63%) Red Hat
9 51 (4.14%) Google
10 48 (3.90%) IBM
11 43 (3.49%) Bloomberg
12 39 (3.17%) ServiceNow
12 39 (3.17%) SolarWinds
13 37 (3.01%) Apple
13 37 (3.01%) EMC
13 37 (3.01%) Sophos
14 30 (2.44%) Veeam
15 29 (2.36%) Meraki
16 25 (2.03%) CheckPoint
17 24 (1.95%) NetApp