Period
to 25 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Windows Server 2016 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2016 over the 6 months to 25 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2016
England > Midlands
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 211 163 138
Rank change year-on-year -48 -25 +35
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2016 128 79 228
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.22% 1.41% 2.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.23% 6.67% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 119 61 199
10th Percentile £22,700 £23,500 £19,500
25th Percentile £26,500 £30,000 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £37,039 £35,847
Median % change year-on-year -12.25% +3.33% +5.43%
75th Percentile £48,750 £43,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%

Windows Server 2016 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 the Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,056 1,184 2,241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 19.62% 21.14% 21.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,488 950 1,812
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,250 £22,750
25th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £28,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £53,240
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,207
% change year-on-year - +10.60% -4.83%

Windows Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Windows Server 2016 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2016 in the Midlands

Windows Server 2016
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2016 in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2016 in the Midlands

Windows Server 2016
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2016 in the Midlands over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2016 in the Midlands

Windows Server 2016
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2016 within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 January 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
West Midlands -48 73 £34,000 -8.20% 18
East Midlands -50 50 £32,500 -13.33% 11
Windows Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2016 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Windows Server 2016.

1 128 (100.00%) Windows
2 99 (77.34%) Active Directory
3 98 (76.56%) Windows Server
4 90 (70.31%) Microsoft
5 84 (65.63%) VMware
6 82 (64.06%) Microsoft 365
7 77 (60.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 74 (57.81%) Azure
9 69 (53.91%) VMware Infrastructure
10 61 (47.66%) Windows 10
11 60 (46.88%) Windows Server 2019
12 35 (27.34%) Social Skills
13 34 (26.56%) Linux
14 33 (25.78%) Cisco
14 33 (25.78%) Problem-Solving
15 32 (25.00%) DNS
16 31 (24.22%) SCCM
17 30 (23.44%) Hyper-V
17 30 (23.44%) LAN
18 29 (22.66%) VPN
18 29 (22.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 28 (21.88%) SharePoint
19 28 (21.88%) ITIL
19 28 (21.88%) PowerShell
20 27 (21.09%) WAN
21 26 (20.31%) Microsoft Office
22 24 (18.75%) DHCP
23 22 (17.19%) Firewall
24 21 (16.41%) SQL Server
25 20 (15.63%) MS Exchange

Windows Server 2016
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 28 (21.88%) SharePoint
2 20 (15.63%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (4.69%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.78%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (20.31%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 82 (64.06%) Microsoft 365
2 74 (57.81%) Azure
3 16 (12.50%) IaaS
4 13 (10.16%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (10.16%) Dynamics 365
4 13 (10.16%) PaaS
5 12 (9.38%) OneDrive
6 10 (7.81%) Mimecast
6 10 (7.81%) SaaS
7 9 (7.03%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (6.25%) Power Platform
9 5 (3.91%) AWS
10 2 (1.56%) GitHub
11 1 (0.78%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 1 (0.78%) Nutanix
11 1 (0.78%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (25.00%) DNS
2 30 (23.44%) LAN
3 29 (22.66%) VPN
4 27 (21.09%) WAN
5 24 (18.75%) DHCP
6 22 (17.19%) Firewall
7 20 (15.63%) SAN
8 15 (11.72%) TCP/IP
9 10 (7.81%) Internet
10 6 (4.69%) IP Telephony
11 5 (3.91%) MPLS
11 5 (3.91%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (3.91%) SD-WAN
11 5 (3.91%) VLAN
11 5 (3.91%) VoIP
11 5 (3.91%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (3.13%) NAS
12 4 (3.13%) Network Security
12 4 (3.13%) Skype
12 4 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Git (software)
General
1 35 (27.34%) Social Skills
2 20 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (11.72%) Finance
4 14 (10.94%) Back Office
4 14 (10.94%) Law
5 12 (9.38%) Manufacturing
6 8 (6.25%) Presentation Skills
7 7 (5.47%) Telecoms
8 6 (4.69%) Automotive
8 6 (4.69%) Games
9 2 (1.56%) Advertising
9 2 (1.56%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.78%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.78%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 1 (0.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (24.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 29 (22.66%) IT Engineer
3 25 (19.53%) Analyst
4 23 (17.97%) Support Engineer
5 17 (13.28%) IT Support
6 14 (10.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 14 (10.94%) IT Support Engineer
7 11 (8.59%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (7.81%) Support Analyst
8 10 (7.81%) Technical Leader
9 9 (7.03%) Lead DevOps
10 8 (6.25%) Field Engineer
10 8 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (5.47%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 7 (5.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (5.47%) Service Analyst
11 7 (5.47%) Service Desk Analyst
12 6 (4.69%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
12 6 (4.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (4.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.34%) ARM Templates
1 3 (2.34%) EDI
1 3 (2.34%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.16%) PKI
2 12 (9.38%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.25%) FMCG
4 7 (5.47%) Clustering
4 7 (5.47%) Private Cloud
5 6 (4.69%) Driving Licence
6 4 (3.13%) Digital Signage
7 3 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.56%) User Experience
8 2 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.78%) Biotechnology
9 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 128 (100.00%) Windows
2 98 (76.56%) Windows Server
3 77 (60.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 61 (47.66%) Windows 10
5 60 (46.88%) Windows Server 2019
6 34 (26.56%) Linux
7 20 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (14.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (8.59%) Windows 7
10 9 (7.03%) CentOS
11 3 (2.34%) Unix
12 2 (1.56%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.78%) Problem-Solving
2 29 (22.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 28 (21.88%) ITIL
4 14 (10.94%) DevOps
5 12 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (9.38%) Open Source
6 11 (8.59%) Service Management
7 10 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (7.81%) Patch Management
8 9 (7.03%) Analytical Thinking
8 9 (7.03%) Business Continuity
8 9 (7.03%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (7.03%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 9 (7.03%) Proactive Maintenance
8 9 (7.03%) Security Patching
9 8 (6.25%) BCP
9 8 (6.25%) Systems Engineering
10 7 (5.47%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.47%) Migration
11 6 (4.69%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.88%) PowerShell
2 19 (14.84%) SQL
3 5 (3.91%) Bash
4 2 (1.56%) Python
4 2 (1.56%) VB
5 1 (0.78%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.47%) A+ Certification
2 7 (5.47%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.91%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.13%) Degree
5 3 (2.34%) CCNA
5 3 (2.34%) CCNP
5 3 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.56%) MCP
6 2 (1.56%) MCSA
6 2 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.78%) CCDP
7 1 (0.78%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.72%) SLA
2 4 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.56%) GDPR
3 2 (1.56%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.78%) NIST
System Software
1 99 (77.34%) Active Directory
2 69 (53.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (23.44%) Hyper-V
4 19 (14.84%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (9.38%) Docker
6 8 (6.25%) BitLocker
6 8 (6.25%) vSphere
7 7 (5.47%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (3.91%) Terminal Services
8 5 (3.91%) XenApp
9 4 (3.13%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 31 (24.22%) SCCM
2 16 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 12 (9.38%) Kubernetes
3 12 (9.38%) WSUS
4 11 (8.59%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 9 (7.03%) Rancher
6 7 (5.47%) SCOM
7 6 (4.69%) Backup Exec
8 5 (3.91%) Ansible
8 5 (3.91%) Terraform
9 4 (3.13%) FortiGate
10 3 (2.34%) Consul
10 3 (2.34%) Grafana
10 3 (2.34%) Graphite
10 3 (2.34%) Opsview
10 3 (2.34%) Packer
10 3 (2.34%) Prometheus
10 3 (2.34%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.78%) Nessus
Vendors
1 90 (70.31%) Microsoft
2 84 (65.63%) VMware
3 33 (25.78%) Cisco
4 18 (14.06%) Dell
4 18 (14.06%) Veeam
5 16 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 15 (11.72%) Citrix
7 13 (10.16%) HP
8 12 (9.38%) Oracle
9 10 (7.81%) Red Hat
10 8 (6.25%) Aruba
10 8 (6.25%) Avaya
10 8 (6.25%) Meraki
11 7 (5.47%) AVG
11 7 (5.47%) Sophos
12 6 (4.69%) arcserve
12 6 (4.69%) SonicWALL
12 6 (4.69%) Trend Micro
13 4 (3.13%) Dell KACE
13 4 (3.13%) Huawei