Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > London
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 70 67
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2,247 2,855 3,319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.00% 4.16% 4.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.52% 18.30% 17.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2,029 2,520 2,876
London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £26,950 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 12,130 15,604 18,875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.62% 22.76% 25.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9,992 12,847 14,587
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £83,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +14 721 £50,000 +4.17% 121
South London -2 155 £42,500 +6.25% 27
West London -7 133 £42,500 +3.66% 42
North London +20 50 £30,000 -29.41% 18
East London +7 33 £34,000 -14.47% 26
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 2,243 (99.82%) Windows
2 1,350 (60.08%) Active Directory
3 1,154 (51.36%) Microsoft
4 1,006 (44.77%) Office 365
5 940 (41.83%) VMware
6 781 (34.76%) Azure
7 622 (27.68%) PowerShell
8 515 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
9 514 (22.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 508 (22.61%) SQL Server
11 493 (21.94%) Finance
12 486 (21.63%) DNS
13 478 (21.27%) Citrix
14 464 (20.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 457 (20.34%) Windows 10
16 456 (20.29%) SQL
17 453 (20.16%) AWS
18 442 (19.67%) Hyper-V
19 425 (18.91%) Firewall
20 394 (17.53%) Microsoft Office
21 390 (17.36%) Windows Server 2008
22 385 (17.13%) DHCP
23 383 (17.04%) ITIL
24 379 (16.87%) SCCM
25 369 (16.42%) Cisco
26 358 (15.93%) MS Exchange
27 348 (15.49%) Linux
28 320 (14.24%) Windows 7
29 282 (12.55%) TCP/IP
29 282 (12.55%) 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
1 358 (15.93%) MS Exchange
2 230 (10.24%) IIS
3 229 (10.19%) SharePoint
4 117 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 94 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 88 (3.92%) Skype for Business
7 44 (1.96%) Apache
8 40 (1.78%) Umbraco
9 30 (1.34%) Tomcat
10 27 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
11 23 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
12 22 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
13 21 (0.93%) IBM Notes
14 19 (0.85%) nginx
15 18 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
16 14 (0.62%) IBM Domino
16 14 (0.62%) OpenStack
17 11 (0.49%) CMS
18 10 (0.45%) Confluence
19 9 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 394 (17.53%) Microsoft Office
2 64 (2.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 45 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.18%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.13%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.045%) ArchiCAD
9 1 (0.045%) MicroStation
9 1 (0.045%) Revit
Business Applications
1 50 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.31%) Q-Pulse
2 7 (0.31%) Sage CRM
3 6 (0.27%) Eikon
3 6 (0.27%) Temenos T24
4 4 (0.18%) Elite 3E
5 3 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.089%) Carpe Diem
6 2 (0.089%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.089%) Sonata
6 2 (0.089%) Tradar
7 1 (0.045%) Endur
7 1 (0.045%) Eze OMS
7 1 (0.045%) Raiser's Edge
7 1 (0.045%) Relativity
7 1 (0.045%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1,006 (44.77%) Office 365
2 781 (34.76%) Azure
3 453 (20.16%) AWS
4 160 (7.12%) Azure Active Directory
5 82 (3.65%) SaaS
6 76 (3.38%) IaaS
7 54 (2.40%) OneDrive
8 49 (2.18%) Power Platform
9 40 (1.78%) Amazon S3
10 38 (1.69%) GitHub
10 38 (1.69%) Mimecast
10 38 (1.69%) PaaS
11 36 (1.60%) G Suite
11 36 (1.60%) Serverless
12 34 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
13 31 (1.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 29 (1.29%) GCP
15 21 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
15 21 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
16 17 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 486 (21.63%) DNS
2 425 (18.91%) Firewall
3 385 (17.13%) DHCP
4 282 (12.55%) TCP/IP
5 235 (10.46%) LAN
6 226 (10.06%) WAN
7 203 (9.03%) SAN
8 197 (8.77%) VPN
9 140 (6.23%) VoIP
10 110 (4.90%) Skype
11 88 (3.92%) Wireless
12 74 (3.29%) NAS
13 71 (3.16%) VLAN
14 65 (2.89%) Wi-Fi
15 55 (2.45%) MPLS
16 52 (2.31%) Internet
17 50 (2.23%) Remote Desktop
18 48 (2.14%) Network Security
19 47 (2.09%) Cisco ASA
20 42 (1.87%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 508 (22.61%) SQL Server
2 59 (2.63%) MySQL
2 59 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
3 56 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 55 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
5 54 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 48 (2.14%) Power BI
7 45 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 45 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 43 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 42 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
10 41 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 34 (1.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 32 (1.42%) Relational Database
13 21 (0.93%) MongoDB
14 16 (0.71%) RDBMS
15 15 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
16 14 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
16 14 (0.62%) Data Lake
16 14 (0.62%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (1.91%) Jenkins
1 43 (1.91%) Octopus Deploy
2 38 (1.69%) Git (software)
3 30 (1.34%) TeamCity
4 23 (1.02%) JIRA
5 21 (0.93%) Visual Studio
6 16 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 11 (0.49%) MSI
7 11 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
8 9 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (0.40%) Bitbucket
9 7 (0.31%) GitLab
9 7 (0.31%) Hudson
10 6 (0.27%) Subversion
10 6 (0.27%) Travis CI
11 5 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.22%) Vagrant
12 4 (0.18%) Ant
12 4 (0.18%) Maven
12 4 (0.18%) Redmine
General
1 493 (21.94%) Finance
2 142 (6.32%) Banking
3 131 (5.83%) Law
4 88 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 69 (3.07%) Legal
6 66 (2.94%) Retail
7 27 (1.20%) Marketing
8 25 (1.11%) Financial Institution
9 22 (0.98%) Back Office
10 17 (0.76%) Front Office
11 11 (0.49%) Investment Banking
11 11 (0.49%) Public Sector
12 9 (0.40%) French Language
13 8 (0.36%) Advertising
14 7 (0.31%) German Language
15 6 (0.27%) Publishing
16 5 (0.22%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.22%) Games
16 5 (0.22%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 424 (18.87%) Analyst
2 372 (16.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 281 (12.51%) Support Engineer
4 247 (10.99%) Support Analyst
5 229 (10.19%) IT Support
6 196 (8.72%) Administrator
7 175 (7.79%) Windows Engineer
8 143 (6.36%) IT Engineer
9 140 (6.23%) Systems Administrator
10 127 (5.65%) IT Analyst
11 124 (5.52%) 2nd Line Support
12 111 (4.94%) Server Engineer
13 100 (4.45%) Consultant
14 98 (4.36%) Applications Support
15 97 (4.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 95 (4.23%) IT Support Analyst
17 86 (3.83%) Systems Engineer
18 85 (3.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
19 83 (3.69%) Desktop Support
20 81 (3.60%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (5.21%) .NET
2 66 (2.94%) Web Services
3 63 (2.80%) ASP.NET
4 58 (2.58%) HTML
5 49 (2.18%) CSS
6 42 (1.87%) jQuery
7 41 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 39 (1.74%) AngularJS
9 37 (1.65%) ASP.NET Core
10 20 (0.89%) .NET Core
11 18 (0.80%) Spring
11 18 (0.80%) XML
12 16 (0.71%) Node.js
12 16 (0.71%) RabbitMQ
13 15 (0.67%) FIX Protocol
13 15 (0.67%) JSON
14 12 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (0.49%) LDAP
16 10 (0.45%) REST
17 9 (0.40%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 157 (6.99%) Data Centre
2 104 (4.63%) Management Information System
3 102 (4.54%) Clustering
4 100 (4.45%) Self-Motivation
5 88 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
6 66 (2.94%) Hedge funds
7 63 (2.80%) iPhone
8 59 (2.63%) User Experience
9 55 (2.45%) Replication
10 53 (2.36%) Public Cloud
11 45 (2.00%) Blackberry
12 38 (1.69%) PKI
13 36 (1.60%) Robotics
13 36 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
14 34 (1.51%) iPad
15 33 (1.47%) Private Cloud
16 30 (1.34%) Driving Licence
17 28 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
18 27 (1.20%) Equities
19 26 (1.16%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2,243 (99.82%) Windows
2 514 (22.87%) Windows Server 2012
3 457 (20.34%) Windows 10
4 390 (17.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 348 (15.49%) Linux
6 320 (14.24%) Windows 7
7 86 (3.83%) Mac OS
8 84 (3.74%) Windows 8
9 83 (3.69%) Android
10 77 (3.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 58 (2.58%) Apple iOS
12 50 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 46 (2.05%) Unix
14 40 (1.78%) Mac OS X
15 28 (1.25%) Ubuntu
16 25 (1.11%) CentOS
17 16 (0.71%) Windows XP
18 13 (0.58%) Windows Vista
19 12 (0.53%) VMS
19 12 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 464 (20.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 383 (17.04%) ITIL
3 243 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
4 234 (10.41%) Migration
5 210 (9.35%) DevOps
6 126 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 116 (5.16%) Change Management
8 109 (4.85%) Fintech
9 102 (4.54%) Agile Software Development
10 101 (4.49%) Service Delivery
11 83 (3.69%) Server Management
12 82 (3.65%) Analytics
12 82 (3.65%) Project Management
13 80 (3.56%) Configuration Management
14 78 (3.47%) High Availability
15 75 (3.34%) CRM
15 75 (3.34%) Mobile Device Management
16 74 (3.29%) Continuous Improvement
16 74 (3.29%) Cybersecurity
17 73 (3.25%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 622 (27.68%) PowerShell
2 456 (20.29%) SQL
3 135 (6.01%) Python
4 104 (4.63%) C#
5 76 (3.38%) Bash Shell
6 68 (3.03%) JavaScript
7 52 (2.31%) Java
8 39 (1.74%) Ruby
9 33 (1.47%) C
9 33 (1.47%) Shell Script
10 32 (1.42%) T-SQL
11 30 (1.34%) Perl
12 21 (0.93%) VB
13 19 (0.85%) VBScript
14 16 (0.71%) PHP
14 16 (0.71%) VBA
15 12 (0.53%) C++
15 12 (0.53%) Groovy
16 10 (0.45%) R
16 10 (0.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 282 (12.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 199 (8.86%) MCSE
3 174 (7.74%) Degree
4 161 (7.17%) Cisco Certification
5 140 (6.23%) CCNA
6 138 (6.14%) MCSA
7 69 (3.07%) CCNP
8 67 (2.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 46 (2.05%) MCP
10 41 (1.82%) CISSP
11 39 (1.74%) MCITP
12 38 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
13 31 (1.38%) CompTIA Security+
14 30 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
15 26 (1.16%) A+ Certification
16 24 (1.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 19 (0.85%) DBS Check
18 14 (0.62%) Network+ Certification
19 12 (0.53%) CISM
20 11 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (6.19%) SLA
2 49 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (1.65%) WAI
4 27 (1.20%) GDPR
5 19 (0.85%) QA
6 11 (0.49%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.22%) HIPAA
8 5 (0.22%) NIST
9 4 (0.18%) MiFID
9 4 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.13%) COBIT
10 3 (0.13%) EMIR
10 3 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
10 3 (0.13%) ISO 15022
10 3 (0.13%) ISO 20022
11 2 (0.089%) HL7
11 2 (0.089%) ITGC
11 2 (0.089%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.045%) DICOM
System Software
1 1,350 (60.08%) Active Directory
2 515 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 442 (19.67%) Hyper-V
4 202 (8.99%) XenApp
5 167 (7.43%) VMware ESXi
6 153 (6.81%) vSphere
7 123 (5.47%) XenDesktop
8 77 (3.43%) Docker
9 41 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
10 32 (1.42%) Virtual Servers
11 30 (1.34%) BitLocker
12 27 (1.20%) Virtual Desktop
13 26 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
14 22 (0.98%) VirtualBox
15 20 (0.89%) VMware NSX
16 17 (0.76%) Firmware
17 16 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 16 (0.71%) NFS
17 16 (0.71%) Terminal Services
18 12 (0.53%) KVM
Systems Management
1 379 (16.87%) SCCM
2 103 (4.58%) Ansible
3 84 (3.74%) SCOM
4 82 (3.65%) Microsoft Intune
5 77 (3.43%) Terraform
6 75 (3.34%) Puppet
7 56 (2.49%) Kubernetes
8 53 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
9 47 (2.09%) Backup Exec
10 45 (2.00%) WSUS
11 40 (1.78%) Microsoft Clustering
12 29 (1.29%) Nagios
13 26 (1.16%) SCVMM
14 25 (1.11%) vCenter Server
15 19 (0.85%) Jamf Pro
16 17 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
17 16 (0.71%) Grafana
18 15 (0.67%) Failover Clustering
18 15 (0.67%) Prometheus
19 14 (0.62%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1,154 (51.36%) Microsoft
2 940 (41.83%) VMware
3 478 (21.27%) Citrix
4 369 (16.42%) Cisco
5 154 (6.85%) HP
6 153 (6.81%) Dell
7 133 (5.92%) Veeam
8 92 (4.09%) Apple
9 83 (3.69%) Red Hat
10 65 (2.89%) Oracle
11 63 (2.80%) Meraki
12 54 (2.40%) ServiceNow
13 53 (2.36%) NetApp
14 46 (2.05%) EMC
15 43 (1.91%) Avaya
15 43 (1.91%) CheckPoint
16 41 (1.82%) SolarWinds
17 38 (1.69%) Ivanti
17 38 (1.69%) Symantec
18 37 (1.65%) Juniper