Period
to 6 August 2020

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 6 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2016
England > Midlands
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 173 161 212
Rank change year-on-year -12 +51 +147
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2016 56 217 180
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.10% 1.84% 1.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.86% 8.84% 6.60%
Number of salaries quoted 55 173 140
Median annual salary £42,500 £35,847 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.56% -1.79% -2.67%
10th Percentile £22,750 £19,500 £22,975
90th Percentile £47,500 £48,950 £52,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.88%

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 1,152 2,456 2,727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 22.68% 20.85% 19.26%
Number of salaries quoted 921 1,870 2,240
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 6 August 2020.

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 6 August 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
East Midlands +44 36 £38,750 -2.56% 7
West Midlands -29 20 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Windows Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, 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 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (80.36%) Windows Server
3 40 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 39 (69.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (64.29%) Microsoft
6 31 (55.36%) Office 365
7 28 (50.00%) VMware
8 21 (37.50%) ITIL
8 21 (37.50%) Azure
9 19 (33.93%) Windows 10
10 18 (32.14%) Citrix
11 17 (30.36%) DHCP
12 16 (28.57%) Firewall
13 15 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (25.00%) DNS
14 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (23.21%) LAN
15 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (23.21%) SCCM
15 13 (23.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 12 (21.43%) PowerShell
16 12 (21.43%) TCP/IP
17 11 (19.64%) Cisco
17 11 (19.64%) Hyper-V
17 11 (19.64%) Windows 7
18 10 (17.86%) SLA
18 10 (17.86%) MCSE
19 9 (16.07%) MS Exchange
19 9 (16.07%) WAN
19 9 (16.07%) XenApp

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 9 (16.07%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.71%) IIS
3 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.36%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 31 (55.36%) Office 365
2 21 (37.50%) Azure
3 8 (14.29%) AWS
4 7 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (8.93%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (8.93%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.79%) Cloudflare
6 1 (1.79%) IaaS
6 1 (1.79%) PaaS
6 1 (1.79%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (30.36%) DHCP
2 16 (28.57%) Firewall
3 14 (25.00%) DNS
4 13 (23.21%) LAN
5 12 (21.43%) TCP/IP
6 9 (16.07%) WAN
7 7 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (10.71%) SAN
9 3 (5.36%) Network Security
9 3 (5.36%) Skype
9 3 (5.36%) Wireless
10 2 (3.57%) Internet
10 2 (3.57%) iSCSI
10 2 (3.57%) NetScaler
10 2 (3.57%) VoIP
10 2 (3.57%) VPN
10 2 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.79%) PABX
11 1 (1.79%) SSL
11 1 (1.79%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (3.57%) MySQL
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.79%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Bazaar
General
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
1 3 (5.36%) Public Sector
2 2 (3.57%) French Language
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Local Government
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 13 (23.21%) IT Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) IT Support
3 8 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Server Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Office 365 Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Implementation Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Security Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Administrator
8 3 (5.36%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) IT Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Project Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Support Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Device Driver
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.57%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.57%) NHS
4 2 (3.57%) Social Media
5 1 (1.79%) Clustering
5 1 (1.79%) PKI
5 1 (1.79%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (80.36%) Windows Server
3 39 (69.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (33.93%) Windows 10
5 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (19.64%) Windows 7
7 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2019
8 4 (7.14%) Linux
9 3 (5.36%) Android
10 2 (3.57%) CentOS
10 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) ITIL
2 13 (23.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (14.29%) Server Management
4 7 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (12.50%) Storage Management
5 6 (10.71%) Project Delivery
6 5 (8.93%) Antivirus Management
6 5 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (8.93%) Project Management
6 5 (8.93%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
7 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.36%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.36%) Line Management
8 3 (5.36%) Server Building
8 3 (5.36%) Service Management
9 2 (3.57%) DevOps
9 2 (3.57%) Network Architecture
9 2 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 7 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (17.86%) MCSE
3 8 (14.29%) MCITP
3 8 (14.29%) MCTS
4 7 (12.50%) AWS Certification
5 4 (7.14%) CCNA
5 4 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (7.14%) MCSA
6 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.57%) CCNP
7 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.79%) RHCSA
8 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.86%) SLA
2 7 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 40 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 15 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (19.64%) Hyper-V
4 9 (16.07%) XenApp
5 5 (8.93%) XenDesktop
6 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (5.36%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.79%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.79%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (23.21%) SCCM
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (7.14%) WSUS
4 3 (5.36%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.57%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.79%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.79%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.79%) SCOM
6 1 (1.79%) SCSM
6 1 (1.79%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 36 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 28 (50.00%) VMware
3 18 (32.14%) Citrix
4 11 (19.64%) Cisco
5 8 (14.29%) HP
6 5 (8.93%) Veeam
7 4 (7.14%) Apple
7 4 (7.14%) EMC
7 4 (7.14%) NetApp
7 4 (7.14%) Symantec
8 3 (5.36%) Nimble Storage
8 3 (5.36%) Palo Alto
9 2 (3.57%) Acronis
9 2 (3.57%) arcserve
9 2 (3.57%) Dell
9 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.79%) Capita
10 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.79%) Juniper
10 1 (1.79%) Mitel