Period
to 17 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Windows Server 2019 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2019 over the 6 months to 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2019
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 204 188 301
Rank change year-on-year -16 +113 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2019 122 22 35
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.16% 0.56% 0.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.27% 2.66% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 112 18 34
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,350 £21,250
25th Percentile £26,500 £29,000 £26,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £37,500 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.33% +25.00% -
75th Percentile £47,813 £43,438 £41,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £47,125 £47,500
England median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.50% - -

Windows Server 2019 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 1,947 828 2,404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 18.54% 21.10% 21.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,500 671 1,915
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,250 £22,750
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
75th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £51,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

Windows Server 2019
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Windows Server 2019 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2019 in the Midlands

Windows Server 2019
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2019 in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2019 in the Midlands

Windows Server 2019
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2019 in the Midlands over the 6 months to 17 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2019 in the Midlands

Windows Server 2019
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 2019 within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 October 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 -52 65 £30,250 -19.19% 23
East Midlands -35 56 £35,000 -6.67% 10
Windows Server 2019
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2019 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 2019.

1 119 (97.54%) Windows
2 94 (77.05%) Windows Server
3 89 (72.95%) Microsoft 365
4 88 (72.13%) Active Directory
5 83 (68.03%) VMware
6 81 (66.39%) Microsoft
7 75 (61.48%) Windows Server 2016
8 72 (59.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 61 (50.00%) Azure
10 53 (43.44%) Hyper-V
10 53 (43.44%) DHCP
11 51 (41.80%) Firewall
12 50 (40.98%) DNS
13 46 (37.70%) VMware Infrastructure
14 42 (34.43%) Windows 10
15 41 (33.61%) SharePoint
16 40 (32.79%) Windows Server 2008
17 39 (31.97%) Cisco
18 36 (29.51%) Veeam
19 34 (27.87%) VPN
20 33 (27.05%) TCP/IP
20 33 (27.05%) MS Exchange
21 29 (23.77%) WAN
21 29 (23.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 27 (22.13%) Patch Management
23 26 (21.31%) LAN
23 26 (21.31%) Microsoft Office
23 26 (21.31%) SAN
24 25 (20.49%) Citrix
25 24 (19.67%) Problem-Solving

Windows Server 2019
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 41 (33.61%) SharePoint
2 33 (27.05%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.46%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.82%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (21.31%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 89 (72.95%) Microsoft 365
2 61 (50.00%) Azure
3 19 (15.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (8.20%) IaaS
5 9 (7.38%) OneDrive
6 7 (5.74%) Mimecast
6 7 (5.74%) SaaS
7 6 (4.92%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (4.92%) PaaS
8 5 (4.10%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (3.28%) AWS
10 3 (2.46%) GitHub
11 1 (0.82%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 53 (43.44%) DHCP
2 51 (41.80%) Firewall
3 50 (40.98%) DNS
4 34 (27.87%) VPN
5 33 (27.05%) TCP/IP
6 29 (23.77%) WAN
7 26 (21.31%) LAN
7 26 (21.31%) SAN
8 14 (11.48%) VLAN
9 11 (9.02%) Remote Desktop
9 11 (9.02%) Wireless
10 9 (7.38%) VoIP
11 7 (5.74%) SSL
11 7 (5.74%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (4.92%) Internet
12 6 (4.92%) Network Security
13 3 (2.46%) SD-WAN
13 3 (2.46%) Skype
14 2 (1.64%) iSCSI
14 2 (1.64%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.10%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (17.21%) Social Skills
2 11 (9.02%) Presentation Skills
3 10 (8.20%) Manufacturing
4 8 (6.56%) Back Office
5 4 (3.28%) Public Sector
5 4 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.46%) Law
7 2 (1.64%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (0.82%) Banking
8 1 (0.82%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (0.82%) Fire and Rescue
8 1 (0.82%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (0.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (24.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (15.57%) IT Support
3 17 (13.93%) Support Engineer
4 16 (13.11%) IT Engineer
5 15 (12.30%) Analyst
6 12 (9.84%) Support Analyst
7 10 (8.20%) Server Engineer
8 9 (7.38%) Consultant
9 8 (6.56%) Administrator
9 8 (6.56%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (6.56%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (5.74%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (5.74%) IT Administrator
10 7 (5.74%) IT Analyst
10 7 (5.74%) IT Support Analyst
10 7 (5.74%) IT Support Engineer
10 7 (5.74%) IT Systems Administrator
10 7 (5.74%) Systems Support
10 7 (5.74%) Systems Support Engineer
11 6 (4.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.28%) ARM Templates
1 4 (3.28%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (0.82%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.82%) React
2 1 (0.82%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.30%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.56%) Fat Client
2 8 (6.56%) iPhone
2 8 (6.56%) Replication
2 8 (6.56%) Thin Client
3 7 (5.74%) PKI
4 6 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.28%) Clustering
5 4 (3.28%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Licensing
6 3 (2.46%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.46%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.82%) iPad
7 1 (0.82%) NHS
7 1 (0.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 119 (97.54%) Windows
2 94 (77.05%) Windows Server
3 75 (61.48%) Windows Server 2016
4 72 (59.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (34.43%) Windows 10
6 40 (32.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (15.57%) Linux
8 16 (13.11%) Windows 7
9 9 (7.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (6.56%) Android
11 7 (5.74%) CentOS
12 6 (4.92%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.64%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.82%) Debian
14 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.82%) SUSE
14 1 (0.82%) Unix
14 1 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 27 (22.13%) Patch Management
3 24 (19.67%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (13.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (11.48%) IT Strategy
5 14 (11.48%) ITIL
6 13 (10.66%) Presales
7 10 (8.20%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (8.20%) Open Source
7 10 (8.20%) Server Management
8 9 (7.38%) SIEM
9 8 (6.56%) Server Building
9 8 (6.56%) Service Management
10 7 (5.74%) BCP
10 7 (5.74%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (5.74%) DevOps
10 7 (5.74%) Proactive Maintenance
10 7 (5.74%) Security Patching
10 7 (5.74%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.74%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.93%) PowerShell
2 11 (9.02%) SQL
3 4 (3.28%) Python
4 3 (2.46%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.82%) C#
5 1 (0.82%) Go
5 1 (0.82%) Ruby
5 1 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (9.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (7.38%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.74%) MCSE
4 6 (4.92%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.10%) MCP
5 5 (4.10%) MCSA
6 4 (3.28%) MCITP
7 3 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.64%) CCNA
8 2 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.82%) HNC
9 1 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.10%) Cyber Essentials
1 5 (4.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (4.10%) SLA
2 3 (2.46%) GDPR
System Software
1 88 (72.13%) Active Directory
2 53 (43.44%) Hyper-V
3 46 (37.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (9.02%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (8.20%) vSphere
6 8 (6.56%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (6.56%) VMware Server
7 7 (5.74%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (4.10%) Docker
9 3 (2.46%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.46%) XenApp
10 2 (1.64%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.82%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.82%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (11.48%) SCCM
1 14 (11.48%) WSUS
2 9 (7.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (5.74%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 7 (5.74%) Ansible
3 7 (5.74%) Backup Exec
3 7 (5.74%) Terraform
4 5 (4.10%) Kubernetes
5 4 (3.28%) Consul
5 4 (3.28%) Grafana
5 4 (3.28%) Graphite
5 4 (3.28%) Opsview
5 4 (3.28%) Packer
5 4 (3.28%) Prometheus
6 3 (2.46%) FortiGate
6 3 (2.46%) SCOM
7 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.82%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 83 (68.03%) VMware
2 81 (66.39%) Microsoft
3 39 (31.97%) Cisco
4 36 (29.51%) Veeam
5 25 (20.49%) Citrix
6 15 (12.30%) Dell
7 11 (9.02%) SolarWinds
8 9 (7.38%) HP
8 9 (7.38%) Sophos
9 8 (6.56%) Siemens
10 7 (5.74%) Aruba
10 7 (5.74%) Avaya
10 7 (5.74%) SonicWALL
11 6 (4.92%) arcserve
11 6 (4.92%) AVG
11 6 (4.92%) Trend Micro
11 6 (4.92%) Zerto
12 5 (4.10%) ConnectWise
12 5 (4.10%) Juniper
12 5 (4.10%) WatchGuard