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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 16 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > Midlands
6 months to
16 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 54 36 36
Rank change year-on-year -18 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 538 485 454
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.92% 6.11% 5.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.05% 31.35% 26.11%
Number of salaries quoted 493 421 403
10th Percentile £23,250 £28,000 £22,750
25th Percentile £27,750 £32,000 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year - +14.29% -12.50%
75th Percentile £48,750 £51,250 £48,750
90th Percentile £58,500 £63,500 £54,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 the Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,065 1,547 1,739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 18.88% 19.48% 22.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,429 1,253 1,442
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £23,500
25th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in the Midlands

Windows Server
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Windows Server in the Midlands

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server in the Midlands over the 6 months to 16 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in the Midlands

Windows Server
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 within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 May 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 -24 319 £42,500 - 53
East Midlands -1 219 £28,500 -28.75% 38
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 16 May 2022, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 538 (100.00%) Windows
2 373 (69.33%) Active Directory
3 315 (58.55%) Microsoft 365
4 308 (57.25%) Microsoft
5 295 (54.83%) Azure
6 222 (41.26%) VMware
7 145 (26.95%) DNS
8 136 (25.28%) Windows 10
9 134 (24.91%) ITIL
10 130 (24.16%) Firewall
11 128 (23.79%) DHCP
11 128 (23.79%) VMware Infrastructure
12 127 (23.61%) SQL
13 109 (20.26%) Cisco
14 105 (19.52%) Microsoft Office
15 103 (19.14%) PowerShell
16 99 (18.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 95 (17.66%) Social Skills
18 91 (16.91%) Windows Server 2012
19 86 (15.99%) Hyper-V
20 83 (15.43%) SharePoint
21 82 (15.24%) SQL Server
22 80 (14.87%) WAN
23 78 (14.50%) LAN
24 74 (13.75%) Windows Server 2019
25 72 (13.38%) Microsoft Certification
25 72 (13.38%) Problem-Solving
26 71 (13.20%) Linux
27 66 (12.27%) AWS
28 65 (12.08%) Azure Active Directory

Windows Server
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 83 (15.43%) SharePoint
2 65 (12.08%) MS Exchange
3 46 (8.55%) IIS
4 10 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.49%) Confluence
5 8 (1.49%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.93%) Apache
7 4 (0.74%) JBoss
8 3 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.37%) CMS
9 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.37%) nginx
9 2 (0.37%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 105 (19.52%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (7.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.93%) Workfront
2 4 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 315 (58.55%) Microsoft 365
2 295 (54.83%) Azure
3 66 (12.27%) AWS
4 65 (12.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 47 (8.74%) OneDrive
6 34 (6.32%) Dynamics 365
7 23 (4.28%) IaaS
8 17 (3.16%) PaaS
8 17 (3.16%) Serverless
9 16 (2.97%) Power Platform
10 13 (2.42%) Mimecast
11 12 (2.23%) GCP
12 9 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (1.67%) AWS Lambda
13 7 (1.30%) Azure Stack
14 6 (1.12%) Rubrik
15 5 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (0.93%) Amazon S3
15 5 (0.93%) SaaS
15 5 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 145 (26.95%) DNS
2 130 (24.16%) Firewall
3 128 (23.79%) DHCP
4 80 (14.87%) WAN
5 78 (14.50%) LAN
6 60 (11.15%) TCP/IP
7 58 (10.78%) VPN
8 45 (8.36%) VoIP
9 40 (7.43%) VLAN
10 36 (6.69%) SAN
11 34 (6.32%) Wi-Fi
12 22 (4.09%) Wireless
13 16 (2.97%) WLAN
14 15 (2.79%) Internet
15 14 (2.60%) SSL
16 12 (2.23%) Remote Desktop
17 11 (2.04%) Network Security
18 10 (1.86%) IPsec
18 10 (1.86%) NAS
19 9 (1.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (15.24%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (1.86%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (1.49%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.49%) Power BI
5 6 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (0.93%) MySQL
7 3 (0.56%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.37%) MS Access
9 1 (0.19%) Metadata
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (3.90%) Git (software)
2 15 (2.79%) Jenkins
3 10 (1.86%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (1.67%) JIRA
5 8 (1.49%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.12%) Bitbucket
7 5 (0.93%) GitLab
8 4 (0.74%) Subversion
9 3 (0.56%) MSBuild
9 3 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.19%) Browser DevTools
10 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.19%) YouTrack
General
1 95 (17.66%) Social Skills
2 50 (9.29%) Law
3 33 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (4.83%) Finance
4 26 (4.83%) Telecoms
5 20 (3.72%) Manufacturing
5 20 (3.72%) Public Sector
6 16 (2.97%) Retail
7 14 (2.60%) Legal
8 13 (2.42%) Marketing
9 10 (1.86%) Organisational Skills
10 8 (1.49%) Italian Language
11 6 (1.12%) Games
12 4 (0.74%) Advertising
12 4 (0.74%) Documentation Skills
13 3 (0.56%) Tech for Good
14 2 (0.37%) Automotive
14 2 (0.37%) Back Office
14 2 (0.37%) Presentation Skills
15 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 129 (23.98%) Analyst
2 74 (13.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 73 (13.57%) Support Analyst
4 70 (13.01%) IT Support
5 66 (12.27%) IT Engineer
6 61 (11.34%) Support Engineer
7 42 (7.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 39 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
9 38 (7.06%) IT Analyst
10 32 (5.95%) IT Support Analyst
11 30 (5.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 22 (4.09%) Service Desk Engineer
13 21 (3.90%) DevOps Engineer
13 21 (3.90%) IT Support Engineer
14 19 (3.53%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
15 18 (3.35%) 1st Line Support
15 18 (3.35%) Administrator
16 17 (3.16%) 3rd Line Support
16 17 (3.16%) Support Technician
17 16 (2.97%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.65%) .NET
2 17 (3.16%) Web Services
3 9 (1.67%) CSS
4 7 (1.30%) .NET Core
4 7 (1.30%) HTML
4 7 (1.30%) REST
5 6 (1.12%) LDAP
6 5 (0.93%) .NET Framework
6 5 (0.93%) AngularJS
6 5 (0.93%) COM
6 5 (0.93%) Entity Framework
6 5 (0.93%) Middleware
7 4 (0.74%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (0.74%) SAML
8 3 (0.56%) LAMP
8 3 (0.56%) XML
8 3 (0.56%) XSLT
9 2 (0.37%) EDI
9 2 (0.37%) jQuery
9 2 (0.37%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 59 (10.97%) Data Centre
2 37 (6.88%) Driving Licence
3 31 (5.76%) Clustering
4 24 (4.46%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (2.42%) Data Protection Act
6 12 (2.23%) Public Cloud
7 11 (2.04%) Fat Client
7 11 (2.04%) Thin Client
8 10 (1.86%) Private Cloud
9 8 (1.49%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.30%) Replication
10 7 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (1.12%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.93%) CMDB
12 5 (0.93%) PKI
12 5 (0.93%) Smartphone
13 4 (0.74%) Life Science
13 4 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (0.74%) User Experience
14 3 (0.56%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 538 (100.00%) Windows
2 136 (25.28%) Windows 10
3 91 (16.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 74 (13.75%) Windows Server 2019
5 71 (13.20%) Linux
6 62 (11.52%) Windows Server 2016
7 39 (7.25%) Windows 7
8 31 (5.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (4.09%) Android
10 20 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (3.35%) Apple iOS
12 16 (2.97%) Unix
13 15 (2.79%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.93%) CentOS
14 5 (0.93%) Solaris
14 5 (0.93%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.56%) Amazon Linux
15 3 (0.56%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (24.91%) ITIL
2 99 (18.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 72 (13.38%) Problem-Solving
4 55 (10.22%) DevOps
5 51 (9.48%) Agile
6 41 (7.62%) Migration
7 40 (7.43%) ERP
7 40 (7.43%) Service Delivery
8 38 (7.06%) Capacity Management
9 37 (6.88%) Change Management
10 34 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
11 31 (5.76%) CI/CD
12 29 (5.39%) Project Delivery
13 27 (5.02%) Mentoring
14 26 (4.83%) Coaching
15 25 (4.65%) Business Continuity
15 25 (4.65%) Data Security
15 25 (4.65%) Project Management
16 23 (4.28%) Continuous Improvement
16 23 (4.28%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 127 (23.61%) SQL
2 103 (19.14%) PowerShell
3 25 (4.65%) Bash
4 18 (3.35%) C#
5 16 (2.97%) Python
6 8 (1.49%) Go
6 8 (1.49%) JavaScript
6 8 (1.49%) VB
7 7 (1.30%) TypeScript
8 6 (1.12%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.12%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.74%) VBScript
10 3 (0.56%) Java
11 2 (0.37%) C
11 2 (0.37%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.19%) Bicep
12 1 (0.19%) C++
Qualifications
1 72 (13.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (7.62%) MCSE
3 32 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (5.95%) Degree
4 28 (5.20%) CCNA
5 27 (5.02%) MCSA
6 23 (4.28%) ITIL Certification
7 16 (2.97%) Security Cleared
8 11 (2.04%) MCITP
8 11 (2.04%) MCP
9 10 (1.86%) CCNP
9 10 (1.86%) DV Cleared
9 10 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (1.49%) CWNA
11 6 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (1.12%) DBS Check
12 5 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.74%) CCA
13 4 (0.74%) SC Cleared
14 3 (0.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (9.85%) SLA
2 19 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.86%) GDPR
4 8 (1.49%) QA
5 5 (0.93%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.74%) PMO
7 3 (0.56%) NIST
7 3 (0.56%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.37%) Accessibility
8 2 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 373 (69.33%) Active Directory
2 128 (23.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (15.99%) Hyper-V
4 37 (6.88%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (3.90%) Docker
5 21 (3.90%) vSphere
6 20 (3.72%) XenApp
7 13 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (1.12%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (0.93%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 4 (0.74%) NFS
12 3 (0.56%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.56%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.37%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 2 (0.37%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 2 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 59 (10.97%) SCCM
2 25 (4.65%) WSUS
3 24 (4.46%) Kubernetes
3 24 (4.46%) Microsoft Intune
3 24 (4.46%) Terraform
4 21 (3.90%) Microsoft Clustering
5 17 (3.16%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 16 (2.97%) Ansible
6 16 (2.97%) Backup Exec
7 10 (1.86%) Nessus
8 9 (1.67%) Rancher
8 9 (1.67%) Single Sign-On
9 8 (1.49%) NetBackup
9 8 (1.49%) SCOM
10 7 (1.30%) Puppet
11 6 (1.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 5 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
12 5 (0.93%) Istio
12 5 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (0.93%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 308 (57.25%) Microsoft
2 222 (41.26%) VMware
3 109 (20.26%) Cisco
4 60 (11.15%) Citrix
5 38 (7.06%) Veeam
6 34 (6.32%) HP
7 22 (4.09%) Dell
8 21 (3.90%) Meraki
8 21 (3.90%) Red Hat
9 19 (3.53%) NetApp
9 19 (3.53%) ServiceNow
10 18 (3.35%) Oracle
10 18 (3.35%) SolarWinds
10 18 (3.35%) Sophos
11 16 (2.97%) Avaya
12 11 (2.04%) Apple
12 11 (2.04%) Forcepoint
13 9 (1.67%) Google
13 9 (1.67%) ProCurve
14 8 (1.49%) Acronis