Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > London
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 68 63
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2,496 2,920 3,129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.12% 4.17% 4.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.57% 17.66% 18.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,188 2,640 2,822
London median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +7.95%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £73,750
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 13,444 16,534 17,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.18% 23.62% 24.86%
Number of salaries quoted 11,168 13,832 14,559
London median annual salary £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% +4.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.12%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 +17 664 £50,000 - 31
West London -2 167 £45,000 - 13
South London +2 152 £47,500 +5.56% 1
East London +13 45 £41,000 +16.31% 3
North London +29 32 £40,750 -9.44% 1
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 2,493 (99.88%) Windows
2 1,497 (59.98%) Active Directory
3 1,293 (51.80%) Microsoft
4 1,051 (42.11%) VMware
5 899 (36.02%) Office 365
6 758 (30.37%) Microsoft Azure
7 707 (28.33%) PowerShell
8 659 (26.40%) VMware Infrastructure
9 622 (24.92%) Firewall
10 618 (24.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 598 (23.96%) Windows Server 2008
12 596 (23.88%) SQL
13 588 (23.56%) Finance
14 573 (22.96%) DNS
15 555 (22.24%) ITIL
16 543 (21.75%) SQL Server
17 512 (20.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 509 (20.39%) Cisco
19 491 (19.67%) MS Exchange
20 482 (19.31%) Hyper-V
21 481 (19.27%) Linux
22 461 (18.47%) Windows 10
23 426 (17.07%) DHCP
24 422 (16.91%) Amazon AWS
25 421 (16.87%) Citrix
25 421 (16.87%) Microsoft Office
26 395 (15.83%) SCCM
27 370 (14.82%) Windows 7
28 324 (12.98%) TCP/IP
29 317 (12.70%) 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
1 491 (19.67%) MS Exchange
2 264 (10.58%) IIS
3 230 (9.21%) SharePoint
4 152 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 117 (4.69%) Apache
6 108 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 86 (3.45%) Tomcat
8 66 (2.64%) Skype for Business
9 40 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
10 37 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
11 34 (1.36%) Confluence
12 27 (1.08%) WebSphere
13 24 (0.96%) Apache Solr
13 24 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
14 22 (0.88%) Umbraco
15 20 (0.80%) MQSeries
16 16 (0.64%) IBM Notes
17 15 (0.60%) JBoss
17 15 (0.60%) nginx
18 11 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 421 (16.87%) Microsoft Office
2 55 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.32%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.080%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.040%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.040%) ArchiCAD
7 1 (0.040%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.040%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.040%) MicroStation
7 1 (0.040%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.040%) Revit
Business Applications
1 42 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.32%) Eagle PACE
2 8 (0.32%) Front Arena
2 8 (0.32%) Markit EDM
2 8 (0.32%) thinkFolio
3 6 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (0.24%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.080%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.080%) Eikon
5 2 (0.080%) Sonata
6 1 (0.040%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.040%) Q-Pulse
6 1 (0.040%) Relativity
6 1 (0.040%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.040%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 899 (36.02%) Office 365
2 758 (30.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 422 (16.91%) Amazon AWS
4 141 (5.65%) SaaS
5 123 (4.93%) Azure Active Directory
6 91 (3.65%) IaaS
7 48 (1.92%) PaaS
8 43 (1.72%) Mimecast
9 41 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
10 39 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
11 28 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
12 26 (1.04%) G Suite
13 25 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
14 24 (0.96%) Amazon S3
15 23 (0.92%) OneDrive
16 21 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 21 (0.84%) GitHub
17 17 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
18 16 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 14 (0.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 622 (24.92%) Firewall
2 573 (22.96%) DNS
3 426 (17.07%) DHCP
4 324 (12.98%) TCP/IP
5 294 (11.78%) LAN
6 291 (11.66%) SAN
7 286 (11.46%) WAN
8 216 (8.65%) VPN
9 141 (5.65%) VoIP
10 118 (4.73%) VLAN
11 113 (4.53%) Network Security
12 94 (3.77%) Internet
13 81 (3.25%) NAS
14 75 (3.00%) Wireless
15 70 (2.80%) Skype
16 59 (2.36%) iSCSI
17 49 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
18 46 (1.84%) SSL
18 46 (1.84%) Wi-Fi
19 42 (1.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 543 (21.75%) SQL Server
2 89 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
3 66 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 57 (2.28%) SQL Server 2014
5 56 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 53 (2.12%) MongoDB
7 45 (1.80%) NoSQL
8 42 (1.68%) Relational Database
9 41 (1.64%) MySQL
10 30 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 27 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 23 (0.92%) DB2
12 23 (0.92%) Oracle Database
13 21 (0.84%) Hadoop
14 19 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
14 19 (0.76%) RDBMS
14 19 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
15 16 (0.64%) Big Data
16 15 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
16 15 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 97 (3.89%) Git (software)
2 64 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 63 (2.52%) JIRA
4 61 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
5 46 (1.84%) TeamCity
6 40 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 36 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (1.24%) Hudson
9 27 (1.08%) Maven
9 27 (1.08%) Vagrant
10 23 (0.92%) MSBuild
10 23 (0.92%) WinDbg
11 19 (0.76%) Visual Studio
12 18 (0.72%) Subversion
13 15 (0.60%) MSI
14 14 (0.56%) Travis CI
15 12 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
16 11 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 9 (0.36%) InstallShield
18 6 (0.24%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 588 (23.56%) Finance
2 236 (9.46%) Banking
3 160 (6.41%) Law
4 148 (5.93%) Legal
5 77 (3.08%) Retail
6 61 (2.44%) Telecoms
7 38 (1.52%) Marketing
8 35 (1.40%) Back Office
9 32 (1.28%) Investment Banking
10 28 (1.12%) Advertising
11 21 (0.84%) Front Office
12 15 (0.60%) Publishing
13 12 (0.48%) Military
14 11 (0.44%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.40%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.36%) Electronics
17 7 (0.28%) French Language
18 6 (0.24%) Retail Banking
19 5 (0.20%) German Language
19 5 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 447 (17.91%) Analyst
2 419 (16.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 403 (16.15%) Support Engineer
4 278 (11.14%) IT Support
5 269 (10.78%) Support Analyst
6 221 (8.85%) Windows Engineer
7 220 (8.81%) IT Analyst
8 167 (6.69%) Administrator
9 156 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
10 142 (5.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 139 (5.57%) 3rd Line Support
12 137 (5.49%) IT Support Analyst
13 136 (5.45%) IT Engineer
14 135 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
15 124 (4.97%) Server Engineer
16 121 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support
17 113 (4.53%) Infrastructure Support
18 112 (4.49%) Applications Support
19 104 (4.17%) Consultant
20 95 (3.81%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (6.05%) .NET
2 117 (4.69%) Web Services
3 59 (2.36%) HTML
4 44 (1.76%) jQuery
5 42 (1.68%) CSS
6 40 (1.60%) ASP.NET
7 31 (1.24%) Middleware
8 29 (1.16%) JSON
9 28 (1.12%) AngularJS
10 27 (1.08%) WebSphere MQ
11 23 (0.92%) ASP.NET Web API
12 21 (0.84%) ASP.NET Core
12 21 (0.84%) LAMP
13 19 (0.76%) Elastic Stack
13 19 (0.76%) JMS
13 19 (0.76%) Node.js
14 18 (0.72%) .NET Core
14 18 (0.72%) .NET Framework
14 18 (0.72%) RabbitMQ
14 18 (0.72%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 179 (7.17%) Data Centre
2 158 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
3 138 (5.53%) Clustering
4 129 (5.17%) Self-Motivation
5 73 (2.92%) Hedge funds
6 71 (2.84%) Management Information System
7 61 (2.44%) Blackberry
8 60 (2.40%) User Experience
9 56 (2.24%) Video Conferencing
10 54 (2.16%) iPhone
11 51 (2.04%) PKI
12 50 (2.00%) Fintech
13 48 (1.92%) Replication
14 39 (1.56%) Fat Client
14 39 (1.56%) Thin Client
15 36 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
16 34 (1.36%) Driving Licence
16 34 (1.36%) iPad
16 34 (1.36%) Public Cloud
17 32 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2,493 (99.88%) Windows
2 618 (24.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 598 (23.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 481 (19.27%) Linux
5 461 (18.47%) Windows 10
6 370 (14.82%) Windows 7
7 164 (6.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 107 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 91 (3.65%) Windows 8
10 82 (3.29%) CentOS
11 68 (2.72%) Mac OS X
12 66 (2.64%) Android
13 55 (2.20%) Ubuntu
14 52 (2.08%) Unix
15 48 (1.92%) Apple iOS
16 34 (1.36%) Mac OS
17 29 (1.16%) Windows XP
18 28 (1.12%) Fedora
19 26 (1.04%) SUSE
20 21 (0.84%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 555 (22.24%) ITIL
2 512 (20.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 316 (12.66%) Problem-Solving
4 241 (9.66%) Migration
5 218 (8.73%) DevOps
6 192 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 169 (6.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 140 (5.61%) Configuration Management
9 126 (5.05%) Service Delivery
10 125 (5.01%) Continuous Improvement
11 109 (4.37%) High Availability
12 103 (4.13%) Problem Management
13 101 (4.05%) Cybersecurity
14 98 (3.93%) Computer Science
15 83 (3.33%) Asset Management
16 82 (3.29%) Mentoring
17 79 (3.17%) CRM
17 79 (3.17%) Information Security
18 78 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
18 78 (3.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 707 (28.33%) PowerShell
2 596 (23.88%) SQL
3 142 (5.69%) Java
4 125 (5.01%) Python
5 118 (4.73%) C#
6 71 (2.84%) Bash Shell
7 64 (2.56%) JavaScript
8 60 (2.40%) VB
9 55 (2.20%) Perl
10 51 (2.04%) VBScript
11 43 (1.72%) C
12 41 (1.64%) T-SQL
13 40 (1.60%) Shell Script
14 25 (1.00%) Ruby
15 19 (0.76%) PHP
16 18 (0.72%) Bourne shell
16 18 (0.72%) PL/SQL
17 15 (0.60%) Korn
18 13 (0.52%) VB.NET
18 13 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 317 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 233 (9.33%) Degree
3 207 (8.29%) MCSE
4 201 (8.05%) Cisco Certification
5 172 (6.89%) CCNA
6 94 (3.77%) MCSA
7 93 (3.73%) CCNP
8 87 (3.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 80 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
10 61 (2.44%) MCP
11 51 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
12 49 (1.96%) CISSP
13 40 (1.60%) CEH
14 35 (1.40%) Security Cleared
15 28 (1.12%) CompTIA Security+
16 25 (1.00%) HND
17 23 (0.92%) SC Cleared
18 22 (0.88%) GIAC
19 21 (0.84%) CCIE
19 21 (0.84%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (4.97%) SLA
2 101 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 76 (3.04%) Cyber Essentials
4 71 (2.84%) GDPR
5 44 (1.76%) HIPAA
6 29 (1.16%) PCI DSS
7 21 (0.84%) WAI
8 20 (0.80%) HL7
9 18 (0.72%) QA
10 11 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 7 (0.28%) MiFID
11 7 (0.28%) PMO
11 7 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (0.24%) JSP 440
13 3 (0.12%) ISAE 3402
14 2 (0.080%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 2 (0.080%) ISO 15022
14 2 (0.080%) ISO 20022
14 2 (0.080%) ISO 22301
14 2 (0.080%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1,497 (59.98%) Active Directory
2 659 (26.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 482 (19.31%) Hyper-V
4 189 (7.57%) vSphere
5 174 (6.97%) XenApp
6 132 (5.29%) VMware ESXi
7 100 (4.01%) XenDesktop
8 97 (3.89%) Virtual Servers
9 89 (3.57%) Docker
10 51 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
11 43 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
12 34 (1.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 33 (1.32%) XenServer
14 29 (1.16%) VirtualBox
15 26 (1.04%) BitLocker
15 26 (1.04%) DFS Replication
16 19 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
17 18 (0.72%) NFS
18 17 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
19 16 (0.64%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 395 (15.83%) SCCM
2 208 (8.33%) Ansible
3 196 (7.85%) Puppet
4 154 (6.17%) Opscode Chef
5 137 (5.49%) SCOM
6 86 (3.45%) Terraform
7 81 (3.25%) WSUS
8 80 (3.21%) Backup Exec
9 72 (2.88%) Nagios
10 61 (2.44%) Kubernetes
11 56 (2.24%) Microsoft Intune
12 48 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
13 44 (1.76%) vCenter Server
14 38 (1.52%) Failover Clustering
15 34 (1.36%) SCOrch
16 27 (1.08%) SCVMM
17 25 (1.00%) AirWatch
18 23 (0.92%) Perfmon
19 22 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
20 21 (0.84%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 1,293 (51.80%) Microsoft
2 1,051 (42.11%) VMware
3 509 (20.39%) Cisco
4 421 (16.87%) Citrix
5 263 (10.54%) HP
6 154 (6.17%) Dell
7 135 (5.41%) Red Hat
8 128 (5.13%) Oracle
9 123 (4.93%) NetApp
10 118 (4.73%) EMC
11 112 (4.49%) Apple
12 111 (4.45%) Splunk
13 89 (3.57%) Veeam
14 86 (3.45%) CheckPoint
15 72 (2.88%) SolarWinds
16 59 (2.36%) Google
17 57 (2.28%) Bloomberg
18 56 (2.24%) ServiceNow
19 55 (2.20%) EqualLogic
19 55 (2.20%) Palo Alto