Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > Midlands
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 51 39
Rank change year-on-year +14 -12 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 779 752 1,024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 5.56% 4.87% 5.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.30% 23.34% 24.91%
Number of salaries quoted 651 688 907
Midlands median annual salary £37,000 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.33% +13.64% +1.54%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £48,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% -

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 2,659 3,222 4,110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 18.98% 20.87% 21.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,181 2,767 3,371
Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% -0.36%
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in the Midlands

Windows Server
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Windows Server in the Midlands

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in the Midlands over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 2018. 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 +13 502 £37,346 +0.59% 71
East Midlands +9 281 £37,500 - 45
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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.

1 776 (99.61%) Windows
2 493 (63.29%) Active Directory
3 448 (57.51%) Microsoft
4 395 (50.71%) VMware
5 262 (33.63%) Office 365
6 257 (32.99%) VMware Infrastructure
7 244 (31.32%) SQL Server
8 239 (30.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 209 (26.83%) MS Exchange
10 202 (25.93%) DNS
10 202 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
11 197 (25.29%) SQL
12 194 (24.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 189 (24.26%) ITIL
13 189 (24.26%) Firewall
14 187 (24.01%) Microsoft Azure
15 182 (23.36%) Hyper-V
16 174 (22.34%) Cisco
17 156 (20.03%) Citrix
18 148 (19.00%) Windows 7
19 142 (18.23%) PowerShell
20 138 (17.72%) LAN
21 136 (17.46%) SCCM
22 135 (17.33%) WAN
23 134 (17.20%) Linux
24 130 (16.69%) DHCP
25 129 (16.56%) Microsoft Certification
26 126 (16.17%) SAN
27 125 (16.05%) Windows 10
28 124 (15.92%) Problem-Solving

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
1 209 (26.83%) MS Exchange
2 69 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (6.16%) IIS
4 44 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 33 (4.24%) Apache
6 31 (3.98%) SharePoint
7 26 (3.34%) Confluence
8 25 (3.21%) nginx
9 24 (3.08%) Tomcat
10 22 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
11 17 (2.18%) Skype for Business
12 11 (1.41%) MTS
13 8 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (1.03%) JBoss
14 7 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
15 6 (0.77%) Anypoint
15 6 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
16 5 (0.64%) Site Server
17 4 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 2 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 109 (13.99%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.51%) ProjectWise
5 3 (0.39%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.13%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.13%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 262 (33.63%) Office 365
2 187 (24.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 72 (9.24%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (3.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (1.54%) Mimecast
6 10 (1.28%) G Suite
6 10 (1.28%) IaaS
7 9 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (1.16%) SaaS
8 7 (0.90%) CloudFront
8 7 (0.90%) PaaS
9 5 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.51%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.26%) SoftLayer
12 2 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 202 (25.93%) DNS
2 189 (24.26%) Firewall
3 138 (17.72%) LAN
4 135 (17.33%) WAN
5 130 (16.69%) DHCP
6 126 (16.17%) SAN
7 108 (13.86%) TCP/IP
8 62 (7.96%) SSL
9 59 (7.57%) VoIP
10 49 (6.29%) VLAN
10 49 (6.29%) VPN
11 44 (5.65%) Remote Desktop
12 43 (5.52%) IPsec
13 29 (3.72%) Network Security
14 23 (2.95%) NetScaler
15 21 (2.70%) Internet
16 18 (2.31%) Wireless
17 16 (2.05%) Cisco ASA
18 15 (1.93%) NAS
19 11 (1.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (31.32%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (2.95%) MySQL
5 19 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
6 16 (2.05%) Oracle Database
6 16 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (1.93%) MongoDB
8 12 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (1.16%) Hadoop
10 8 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.90%) Relational Database
12 6 (0.77%) Big Data
12 6 (0.77%) DTS
12 6 (0.77%) EDRMS
13 5 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.51%) EDMS
14 4 (0.51%) GIS
Development Applications
1 51 (6.55%) Jenkins
2 35 (4.49%) Git (software)
3 31 (3.98%) JIRA
4 30 (3.85%) GoCD
5 26 (3.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 24 (3.08%) Bitbucket
6 24 (3.08%) Subversion
6 24 (3.08%) Vagrant
7 23 (2.95%) Octopus Deploy
8 13 (1.67%) TeamCity
9 10 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (0.64%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (0.26%) Hudson
13 1 (0.13%) Chocolatey
13 1 (0.13%) Toad
13 1 (0.13%) Travis CI
General
1 97 (12.45%) Finance
2 37 (4.75%) Retail
3 31 (3.98%) Manufacturing
4 26 (3.34%) Telecoms
5 14 (1.80%) Games
6 10 (1.28%) Back Office
7 8 (1.03%) Aerospace
7 8 (1.03%) Automotive
7 8 (1.03%) Legal
8 6 (0.77%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.77%) Marketing
9 5 (0.64%) Banking
9 5 (0.64%) Law
10 3 (0.39%) French Language
10 3 (0.39%) German Language
10 3 (0.39%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.26%) Billing
12 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.13%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 147 (18.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 143 (18.36%) Analyst
3 108 (13.86%) Support Engineer
4 104 (13.35%) IT Support
5 91 (11.68%) IT Engineer
6 81 (10.40%) Support Analyst
7 79 (10.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 60 (7.70%) 3rd Line Support
9 52 (6.68%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 47 (6.03%) Administrator
11 44 (5.65%) Infrastructure Support
12 42 (5.39%) IT Support Engineer
13 38 (4.88%) Team Leader
14 36 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 35 (4.49%) IT Analyst
16 34 (4.36%) Architect
17 33 (4.24%) IT Support Analyst
17 33 (4.24%) Technical Support
18 32 (4.11%) Technical Engineer
19 30 (3.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (4.11%) .NET
2 24 (3.08%) REST
3 14 (1.80%) ASP.NET
4 12 (1.54%) WSH
5 11 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (1.41%) COM+
5 11 (1.41%) DCOM
6 9 (1.16%) AngularJS
6 9 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 9 (1.16%) Kafka
6 9 (1.16%) LDAP
7 8 (1.03%) COM
7 8 (1.03%) Elastic Stack
7 8 (1.03%) jQuery
7 8 (1.03%) Web Services
8 7 (0.90%) HTML
8 7 (0.90%) Middleware
9 6 (0.77%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (0.77%) CSS
9 6 (0.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 98 (12.58%) Data Centre
2 61 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (6.93%) Self-Motivation
4 29 (3.72%) Clustering
4 29 (3.72%) Computer Science
5 27 (3.47%) Management Information System
6 22 (2.82%) Driving Licence
6 22 (2.82%) Replication
7 18 (2.31%) Public Cloud
8 15 (1.93%) iSeries
9 14 (1.80%) AS400
10 13 (1.67%) HP StoreVirtual
11 10 (1.28%) Fat Client
11 10 (1.28%) Fintech
11 10 (1.28%) Thin Client
12 9 (1.16%) PKI
13 7 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.90%) HP Storage
14 6 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (0.77%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 776 (99.61%) Windows
2 239 (30.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 202 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 148 (19.00%) Windows 7
5 134 (17.20%) Linux
6 125 (16.05%) Windows 10
7 68 (8.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 49 (6.29%) Windows 8
9 26 (3.34%) Windows XP
10 19 (2.44%) Mac OS
11 18 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (2.05%) Ubuntu
13 13 (1.67%) CentOS
14 12 (1.54%) Unix
15 8 (1.03%) SUSE
16 7 (0.90%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.64%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.51%) AIX
18 4 (0.51%) Solaris
19 2 (0.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (24.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 189 (24.26%) ITIL
3 124 (15.92%) Problem-Solving
4 89 (11.42%) Project Management
5 59 (7.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 55 (7.06%) DevOps
7 51 (6.55%) Root Cause Analysis
8 49 (6.29%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (6.03%) PRINCE2
10 43 (5.52%) Service Delivery
11 42 (5.39%) Incident Management
11 42 (5.39%) Service Management
12 39 (5.01%) Migration
12 39 (5.01%) Stakeholder Management
13 37 (4.75%) Business Continuity
14 34 (4.36%) Server Virtualisation
15 32 (4.11%) Presales
15 32 (4.11%) Time Management
16 30 (3.85%) Scrum
17 26 (3.34%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 197 (25.29%) SQL
2 142 (18.23%) PowerShell
3 52 (6.68%) Bash Shell
4 39 (5.01%) Java
5 37 (4.75%) Python
6 31 (3.98%) C#
7 28 (3.59%) Ruby
8 26 (3.34%) Perl
9 24 (3.08%) T-SQL
10 21 (2.70%) VBScript
11 16 (2.05%) VB
12 9 (1.16%) JavaScript
12 9 (1.16%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.77%) Jython
14 3 (0.39%) C
15 2 (0.26%) C++
15 2 (0.26%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.13%) Korn
16 1 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 129 (16.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 95 (12.20%) MCSE
3 82 (10.53%) Degree
4 60 (7.70%) MCSA
5 48 (6.16%) MCP
6 36 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (4.62%) MCITP
6 36 (4.62%) Security Cleared
7 35 (4.49%) CCNA
8 31 (3.98%) Computer Science Degree
9 26 (3.34%) ITIL Certification
9 26 (3.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 14 (1.80%) DBS Check
11 9 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (1.16%) SC Cleared
12 7 (0.90%) A+ Certification
12 7 (0.90%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.90%) HNC
13 6 (0.77%) CCNP
13 6 (0.77%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (12.32%) SLA
2 41 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (2.57%) COBIT
4 18 (2.31%) GDPR
5 13 (1.67%) PCI DSS
6 8 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.39%) PMO
8 2 (0.26%) GCP
8 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 493 (63.29%) Active Directory
2 257 (32.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 182 (23.36%) Hyper-V
4 94 (12.07%) vSphere
5 89 (11.42%) VMware ESXi
6 59 (7.57%) XenApp
7 49 (6.29%) XenDesktop
8 23 (2.95%) Microsoft App-V
9 21 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
10 20 (2.57%) Docker
11 18 (2.31%) Terminal Services
12 13 (1.67%) Firmware
12 13 (1.67%) Forefront TMG
13 11 (1.41%) XenServer
14 9 (1.16%) BitLocker
15 7 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
16 6 (0.77%) VMware NSX
16 6 (0.77%) VMware Server
16 6 (0.77%) Xen
17 5 (0.64%) Snort
Systems Management
1 136 (17.46%) SCCM
2 36 (4.62%) Ansible
2 36 (4.62%) Terraform
3 34 (4.36%) WSUS
4 30 (3.85%) SCOM
5 24 (3.08%) vCenter Server
6 20 (2.57%) SCVMM
7 19 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
8 18 (2.31%) vMotion
9 17 (2.18%) SCOrch
10 16 (2.05%) Kubernetes
11 15 (1.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 14 (1.80%) McAfee ePO
13 13 (1.67%) Puppet
14 9 (1.16%) Backup Exec
15 8 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
15 8 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
15 8 (1.03%) SCSM
16 7 (0.90%) Nagios
16 7 (0.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 448 (57.51%) Microsoft
2 395 (50.71%) VMware
3 174 (22.34%) Cisco
4 156 (20.03%) Citrix
5 89 (11.42%) HP
6 67 (8.60%) NetApp
7 53 (6.80%) Dell
7 53 (6.80%) Veeam
8 28 (3.59%) Oracle
9 26 (3.34%) Atlassian
9 26 (3.34%) McAfee
10 25 (3.21%) SonicWALL
11 23 (2.95%) CheckPoint
11 23 (2.95%) Sophos
12 20 (2.57%) Ivanti
12 20 (2.57%) Red Hat
13 18 (2.31%) SolarWinds
14 16 (2.05%) IBM
14 16 (2.05%) Symantec
15 14 (1.80%) Nimble Storage