Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 40 50
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 714 866 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 5.83% 5.68% 5.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.78% 26.84% 24.39%
Number of salaries quoted 580 758 769
Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £23,113 £21,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £53,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -1.32%

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 2,570 3,226 3,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 21.00% 21.16% 21.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,953 2,707 2,856
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% - -2.67%
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 21 February 2019.

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 21 February 2019. 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 -1 449 £39,375 +15.81% 84
East Midlands +9 265 £37,500 +7.14% 52
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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.

1 711 (99.58%) Windows
2 414 (57.98%) Microsoft
3 409 (57.28%) Active Directory
4 362 (50.70%) VMware
5 251 (35.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 246 (34.45%) Office 365
7 235 (32.91%) SQL Server
8 221 (30.95%) VMware Infrastructure
9 193 (27.03%) Hyper-V
10 192 (26.89%) Microsoft Azure
11 178 (24.93%) Windows Server 2008
12 172 (24.09%) Microsoft Certification
13 167 (23.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 166 (23.25%) Cisco
14 166 (23.25%) Firewall
15 156 (21.85%) MCSE
16 155 (21.71%) Linux
17 154 (21.57%) ITIL
18 152 (21.29%) Citrix
19 150 (21.01%) SQL
19 150 (21.01%) MS Exchange
20 131 (18.35%) DNS
21 124 (17.37%) DHCP
22 121 (16.95%) SCCM
23 111 (15.55%) Microsoft Office
24 108 (15.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
25 103 (14.43%) Amazon AWS
26 101 (14.15%) Windows 7
27 96 (13.45%) Windows 10
28 93 (13.03%) Data Centre

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
1 150 (21.01%) MS Exchange
2 52 (7.28%) SharePoint
3 46 (6.44%) IIS
4 35 (4.90%) Skype for Business
5 26 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 21 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 20 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (1.82%) Tomcat
8 13 (1.82%) WebLogic
9 11 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 11 (1.54%) Oracle UPK
10 8 (1.12%) Apache
11 5 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.56%) Confluence
13 3 (0.42%) JBoss
14 2 (0.28%) Office Communications Server
15 1 (0.14%) ArcGIS
15 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 111 (15.55%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.28%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.14%) ArchiCAD
4 1 (0.14%) MicroStation
4 1 (0.14%) Revit
Business Applications
1 13 (1.82%) JDE OneWorld
1 13 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
1 13 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.70%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.70%) Workfront
4 4 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.42%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 246 (34.45%) Office 365
2 192 (26.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 103 (14.43%) Amazon AWS
4 40 (5.60%) Azure Active Directory
5 31 (4.34%) IaaS
6 14 (1.96%) SaaS
7 10 (1.40%) PaaS
8 8 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (1.12%) Mimecast
9 7 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.70%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.70%) G Suite
11 4 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.56%) Amazon Glacier
11 4 (0.56%) Route 53
11 4 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.56%) Yammer
12 3 (0.42%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 166 (23.25%) Firewall
2 131 (18.35%) DNS
3 124 (17.37%) DHCP
4 91 (12.75%) SAN
5 86 (12.04%) LAN
6 85 (11.90%) TCP/IP
7 84 (11.76%) WAN
8 77 (10.78%) VLAN
9 55 (7.70%) Network Security
10 41 (5.74%) VPN
11 39 (5.46%) VoIP
12 35 (4.90%) Skype
13 25 (3.50%) Internet
13 25 (3.50%) Wireless
14 21 (2.94%) FTP
15 20 (2.80%) IPsec
16 17 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
17 16 (2.24%) Intrusion Detection
18 14 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
18 14 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (32.91%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.66%) MySQL
3 17 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 17 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
4 14 (1.96%) NoSQL
5 13 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (1.68%) MongoDB
6 12 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
7 11 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (1.26%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (1.12%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.56%) SAP HANA
12 4 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.28%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 21 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (2.24%) Visual Studio
3 15 (2.10%) Jenkins
4 11 (1.54%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 9 (1.26%) Subversion
5 9 (1.26%) TeamCity
6 6 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (0.70%) JIRA
8 3 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.42%) Toad
8 3 (0.42%) Travis CI
8 3 (0.42%) Vagrant
General
1 46 (6.44%) Finance
2 35 (4.90%) Retail
3 29 (4.06%) Telecoms
4 20 (2.80%) Manufacturing
5 14 (1.96%) Back Office
6 8 (1.12%) Banking
6 8 (1.12%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.12%) Marketing
7 7 (0.98%) Aerospace
7 7 (0.98%) Games
8 6 (0.84%) Billing
9 5 (0.70%) Electronics
9 5 (0.70%) Legal
10 4 (0.56%) Mandarin Language
11 2 (0.28%) Automotive
12 1 (0.14%) Military
12 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 132 (18.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 116 (16.25%) Analyst
3 59 (8.26%) IT Support
4 56 (7.84%) Support Engineer
5 54 (7.56%) IT Engineer
6 50 (7.00%) Support Analyst
7 45 (6.30%) Architect
8 44 (6.16%) Administrator
9 39 (5.46%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 38 (5.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 34 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
12 33 (4.62%) Technical Architect
13 32 (4.48%) IT Analyst
14 29 (4.06%) DBA
15 27 (3.78%) Technical Support
16 24 (3.36%) Server Engineer
17 22 (3.08%) 3rd Line Support
17 22 (3.08%) Technical Engineer
17 22 (3.08%) Wintel Engineer
18 21 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (5.32%) .NET
2 30 (4.20%) Middleware
3 27 (3.78%) XML
4 22 (3.08%) .NET Framework
5 14 (1.96%) EDI
5 14 (1.96%) Kafka
5 14 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
6 13 (1.82%) ActiveMQ
6 13 (1.82%) ASP.NET
6 13 (1.82%) Web Services
7 11 (1.54%) Apache NiFi
7 11 (1.54%) SOAP
8 9 (1.26%) EDIFACT
9 8 (1.12%) CSS
9 8 (1.12%) HTML
10 7 (0.98%) HTML5
10 7 (0.98%) jQuery
10 7 (0.98%) JSON
10 7 (0.98%) Spring
11 6 (0.84%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 93 (13.03%) Data Centre
2 65 (9.10%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (8.96%) Clustering
4 43 (6.02%) Hybrid Cloud
5 27 (3.78%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (2.94%) Replication
7 20 (2.80%) Public Cloud
8 13 (1.82%) Driving Licence
9 12 (1.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 12 (1.68%) Enterprise Storage
10 11 (1.54%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.40%) Private Cloud
12 9 (1.26%) iSeries
12 9 (1.26%) PKI
13 6 (0.84%) FMCG
13 6 (0.84%) VxBlock/Vblock
14 5 (0.70%) AS400
14 5 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
14 5 (0.70%) User Experience
15 4 (0.56%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 711 (99.58%) Windows
2 251 (35.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 178 (24.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 155 (21.71%) Linux
5 101 (14.15%) Windows 7
6 96 (13.45%) Windows 10
7 67 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 63 (8.82%) Windows 8
9 52 (7.28%) Unix
10 30 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (2.38%) CentOS
12 10 (1.40%) Android
13 7 (0.98%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.98%) Windows 2000
14 6 (0.84%) VMS
14 6 (0.84%) Windows NT
14 6 (0.84%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.70%) AIX
16 4 (0.56%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (23.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 154 (21.57%) ITIL
3 78 (10.92%) Project Management
4 76 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
5 73 (10.22%) Presales
6 47 (6.58%) High Availability
6 47 (6.58%) Service Delivery
7 46 (6.44%) Change Management
8 40 (5.60%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (5.60%) Disaster Recovery
9 38 (5.32%) Service Management
10 36 (5.04%) ITIL V3
11 35 (4.90%) Customer Requirements
12 34 (4.76%) Problem Management
13 33 (4.62%) Patch Management
13 33 (4.62%) Server Management
14 31 (4.34%) DevOps
15 30 (4.20%) Data Protection
15 30 (4.20%) Incident Management
15 30 (4.20%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 150 (21.01%) SQL
2 84 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 32 (4.48%) C#
4 29 (4.06%) T-SQL
5 24 (3.36%) JavaScript
6 17 (2.38%) Bash Shell
6 17 (2.38%) VBScript
7 16 (2.24%) Python
8 13 (1.82%) RPG
8 13 (1.82%) RPG IV
9 10 (1.40%) VB
10 9 (1.26%) Perl
10 9 (1.26%) Ruby
11 7 (0.98%) Java
12 6 (0.84%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.84%) R
13 5 (0.70%) C
14 2 (0.28%) VB6
14 2 (0.28%) VBA
15 1 (0.14%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 172 (24.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 156 (21.85%) MCSE
3 108 (15.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 75 (10.50%) Cisco Certification
5 69 (9.66%) MCSA
6 48 (6.72%) CCNA
6 48 (6.72%) Degree
6 48 (6.72%) Security Cleared
7 39 (5.46%) MCP
8 38 (5.32%) CCNP
9 31 (4.34%) MCITP
10 14 (1.96%) CCA
10 14 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
10 14 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
10 14 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (1.68%) HNC
12 11 (1.54%) CCAA
12 11 (1.54%) VCAP
13 10 (1.40%) SC Cleared
13 10 (1.40%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (8.68%) SLA
2 51 (7.14%) GDPR
3 24 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (2.38%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (0.98%) COBIT
7 6 (0.84%) HL7
8 5 (0.70%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.56%) QA
10 3 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (0.42%) PMO
10 3 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.14%) IASME
11 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 409 (57.28%) Active Directory
2 221 (30.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 193 (27.03%) Hyper-V
4 60 (8.40%) vSphere
5 52 (7.28%) VMware ESXi
6 36 (5.04%) XenApp
7 28 (3.92%) XenDesktop
8 22 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
9 14 (1.96%) Terminal Services
10 13 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
11 12 (1.68%) Oracle RAC
11 12 (1.68%) Virtual Desktop
12 10 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (1.12%) Docker
13 8 (1.12%) XenServer
14 7 (0.98%) BitLocker
14 7 (0.98%) Firmware
14 7 (0.98%) vCloud
15 6 (0.84%) NFS
16 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 121 (16.95%) SCCM
2 49 (6.86%) WSUS
3 23 (3.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 23 (3.22%) SCOM
4 21 (2.94%) SCOrch
5 19 (2.66%) NetBackup
6 17 (2.38%) vCenter Server
7 16 (2.24%) Backup Exec
8 15 (2.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 15 (2.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 13 (1.82%) SCVMM
10 12 (1.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 11 (1.54%) vMotion
12 10 (1.40%) Linux-HA
13 9 (1.26%) Ansible
14 7 (0.98%) Puppet
15 6 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
15 6 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
15 6 (0.84%) WMI
16 5 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 414 (57.98%) Microsoft
2 362 (50.70%) VMware
3 166 (23.25%) Cisco
4 152 (21.29%) Citrix
5 74 (10.36%) HP
6 73 (10.22%) NetApp
7 50 (7.00%) Dell
8 36 (5.04%) Veeam
9 32 (4.48%) Oracle
10 28 (3.92%) McAfee
11 24 (3.36%) Red Hat
12 22 (3.08%) Juniper
12 22 (3.08%) Nimble Storage
13 19 (2.66%) EMC
14 17 (2.38%) Ivanti
15 16 (2.24%) Symantec
16 15 (2.10%) SolarWinds
17 14 (1.96%) Apple
17 14 (1.96%) CheckPoint
17 14 (1.96%) JD Edwards