Period
to 27 July 2021

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 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2016
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 215 171 169
Rank change year-on-year -44 -2 +54
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2016 102 66 209
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.06% 1.22% 1.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.59% 5.31% 8.41%
Number of salaries quoted 86 58 160
10th Percentile £26,500 £21,700 £19,500
25th Percentile £29,000 £25,313 £26,238
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,000 £38,750 £35,847
Median % change year-on-year +8.39% +8.10% +2.42%
75th Percentile £53,750 £45,250 £44,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £51,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 1,825 1,242 2,484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 19.04% 22.98% 20.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,405 1,017 1,916
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,500 £23,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
75th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 27 July 2021.

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 27 July 2021. 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
West Midlands -38 63 £41,000 +6.32% 24
East Midlands -52 39 £42,500 +9.68% 9
Windows Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, 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.

1 101 (99.02%) Windows
2 79 (77.45%) Windows Server
3 77 (75.49%) Active Directory
4 71 (69.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 70 (68.63%) Microsoft 365
5 70 (68.63%) VMware
6 69 (67.65%) Microsoft
7 61 (59.80%) Windows Server 2019
8 44 (43.14%) WAN
9 41 (40.20%) LAN
9 41 (40.20%) VMware Infrastructure
10 40 (39.22%) Azure
11 38 (37.25%) Firewall
12 35 (34.31%) PowerShell
13 34 (33.33%) DHCP
14 32 (31.37%) Cisco
14 32 (31.37%) Windows Server 2008
15 31 (30.39%) DNS
16 28 (27.45%) Windows 10
17 27 (26.47%) Hyper-V
18 26 (25.49%) ITIL
18 26 (25.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 24 (23.53%) MS Exchange
20 23 (22.55%) Citrix
21 21 (20.59%) TCP/IP
21 21 (20.59%) VPN
21 21 (20.59%) Microsoft Office
22 18 (17.65%) SAN
23 17 (16.67%) Veeam
23 17 (16.67%) Patch Management

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 24 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.78%) SharePoint
3 9 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.98%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (20.59%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 70 (68.63%) Microsoft 365
2 40 (39.22%) Azure
3 14 (13.73%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (8.82%) IaaS
5 4 (3.92%) PaaS
6 1 (0.98%) AWS
6 1 (0.98%) GitHub
6 1 (0.98%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 44 (43.14%) WAN
2 41 (40.20%) LAN
3 38 (37.25%) Firewall
4 34 (33.33%) DHCP
5 31 (30.39%) DNS
6 21 (20.59%) TCP/IP
6 21 (20.59%) VPN
7 18 (17.65%) SAN
8 9 (8.82%) Internet
9 7 (6.86%) Wireless
10 6 (5.88%) Network Security
11 5 (4.90%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (4.90%) VLAN
11 5 (4.90%) VoIP
11 5 (4.90%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (3.92%) iSCSI
13 3 (2.94%) PBX
13 3 (2.94%) RTP
13 3 (2.94%) Softphone
14 2 (1.96%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (15.69%) Social Skills
2 14 (13.73%) Manufacturing
3 11 (10.78%) Finance
4 8 (7.84%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.92%) Public Sector
7 3 (2.94%) Automotive
7 3 (2.94%) Banking
8 2 (1.96%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (1.96%) Organisational Skills
8 2 (1.96%) Retail
9 1 (0.98%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.98%) Fire and Rescue
9 1 (0.98%) Law
9 1 (0.98%) Legal
9 1 (0.98%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 27 (26.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (14.71%) IT Support
4 11 (10.78%) Analyst
4 11 (10.78%) Azure Engineer
5 8 (7.84%) IT Engineer
5 8 (7.84%) Server Engineer
5 8 (7.84%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) Administrator
6 6 (5.88%) IT Analyst
6 6 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Consultant
7 5 (4.90%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) IT Administrator
7 5 (4.90%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) Senior VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (2.94%) COM
3 2 (1.96%) EDI
3 2 (1.96%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.80%) Replication
2 9 (8.82%) Fat Client
2 9 (8.82%) Thin Client
3 6 (5.88%) Clustering
4 5 (4.90%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.92%) Cloud Native
6 3 (2.94%) Handset
6 3 (2.94%) PKI
7 2 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.96%) User Experience
8 1 (0.98%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.98%) iPad
8 1 (0.98%) iPhone
8 1 (0.98%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 101 (99.02%) Windows
2 79 (77.45%) Windows Server
3 71 (69.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 61 (59.80%) Windows Server 2019
5 32 (31.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (27.45%) Windows 10
7 15 (14.71%) Linux
8 10 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (5.88%) Windows 7
10 6 (5.88%) Windows 8
11 4 (3.92%) Apple iOS
12 3 (2.94%) Android
13 1 (0.98%) CentOS
13 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 26 (25.49%) ITIL
2 17 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 11 (10.78%) DevOps
4 8 (7.84%) Server Building
4 8 (7.84%) Server Management
5 7 (6.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (6.86%) Network Design
5 7 (6.86%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 6 (5.88%) Preventative Maintenance
7 5 (4.90%) High Availability
8 4 (3.92%) Analytical Thinking
8 4 (3.92%) Application Packaging
8 4 (3.92%) Capacity Management
8 4 (3.92%) Coaching
8 4 (3.92%) Computer Architecture
8 4 (3.92%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (3.92%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (34.31%) PowerShell
2 15 (14.71%) SQL
3 2 (1.96%) VB
4 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.98%) Python
4 1 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (10.78%) MCSA
1 11 (10.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.80%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.82%) MCSE
3 9 (8.82%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.92%) CCDP
5 4 (3.92%) CCNP
6 3 (2.94%) MCITP
6 3 (2.94%) MCP
7 2 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.98%) CCNA
8 1 (0.98%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 77 (75.49%) Active Directory
2 41 (40.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (26.47%) Hyper-V
4 13 (12.75%) XenApp
5 12 (11.76%) vSphere
6 10 (9.80%) Docker
7 8 (7.84%) VMware Server
8 7 (6.86%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.98%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (9.80%) Kubernetes
2 7 (6.86%) Ansible
2 7 (6.86%) Terraform
3 6 (5.88%) Consul
3 6 (5.88%) Grafana
3 6 (5.88%) Graphite
3 6 (5.88%) Opsview
3 6 (5.88%) Packer
3 6 (5.88%) Prometheus
4 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (4.90%) SCCM
5 4 (3.92%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (3.92%) Rancher
6 3 (2.94%) WSUS
7 2 (1.96%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.96%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.96%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 70 (68.63%) VMware
2 69 (67.65%) Microsoft
3 32 (31.37%) Cisco
4 23 (22.55%) Citrix
5 17 (16.67%) Veeam
6 9 (8.82%) Meraki
7 8 (7.84%) CheckPoint
7 8 (7.84%) Siemens
7 8 (7.84%) SonicWALL
8 6 (5.88%) Dell
8 6 (5.88%) McAfee
8 6 (5.88%) Zerto
9 4 (3.92%) Avaya
9 4 (3.92%) Mitel
9 4 (3.92%) Oracle
9 4 (3.92%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.92%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.94%) HP
11 2 (1.96%) IBM
11 2 (1.96%) Juniper