Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 40 52
Rank change year-on-year +7 +12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 719 718 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 6.36% 5.51% 4.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.11% 27.92% 23.66%
Number of salaries quoted 603 618 660
Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +4.48%
10th Percentile £20,750 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £51,605 £52,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +5.26%

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 2,388 2,572 3,174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 21.11% 19.74% 20.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,878 2,042 2,744
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.58% +9.29% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 +8 459 £35,847 -4.41% 103
East Midlands +8 260 £33,800 -9.87% 76
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 717 (99.72%) Windows
2 444 (61.75%) Active Directory
3 438 (60.92%) Microsoft
4 385 (53.55%) Office 365
5 354 (49.24%) VMware
6 239 (33.24%) Azure
7 226 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 225 (31.29%) Hyper-V
9 192 (26.70%) ITIL
10 179 (24.90%) Cisco
11 173 (24.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 172 (23.92%) Windows Server 2012
12 172 (23.92%) Citrix
12 172 (23.92%) Firewall
13 171 (23.78%) MS Exchange
14 168 (23.37%) Windows 10
15 164 (22.81%) Windows Server 2008
16 161 (22.39%) DNS
17 153 (21.28%) DHCP
18 139 (19.33%) Microsoft Office
19 138 (19.19%) SCCM
20 124 (17.25%) SQL Server
21 117 (16.27%) WAN
22 115 (15.99%) Linux
23 113 (15.72%) XenApp
24 111 (15.44%) LAN
25 103 (14.33%) Problem-Solving
26 97 (13.49%) SQL
26 97 (13.49%) PowerShell
26 97 (13.49%) Windows 7

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
1 171 (23.78%) MS Exchange
2 73 (10.15%) SharePoint
3 65 (9.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 57 (7.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 48 (6.68%) IIS
6 30 (4.17%) Skype for Business
7 12 (1.67%) SAS
8 11 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (1.39%) IBM Notes
10 9 (1.25%) Apache
11 5 (0.70%) Confluence
12 4 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.28%) Documentum
15 1 (0.14%) NetWeaver
15 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 139 (19.33%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (1.25%) Acrobat
4 9 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.28%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 8 (1.11%) Workfront
2 5 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) Line 50
4 1 (0.14%) Line 500
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 385 (53.55%) Office 365
2 239 (33.24%) Azure
3 62 (8.62%) AWS
4 44 (6.12%) Azure Active Directory
5 25 (3.48%) SaaS
6 23 (3.20%) IaaS
7 20 (2.78%) PaaS
8 11 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (1.53%) G Suite
9 8 (1.11%) Power Platform
10 5 (0.70%) GCP
11 4 (0.56%) GitHub
12 2 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.28%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.28%) OpenDNS
12 2 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.28%) Yammer
13 1 (0.14%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 172 (23.92%) Firewall
2 161 (22.39%) DNS
3 153 (21.28%) DHCP
4 117 (16.27%) WAN
5 111 (15.44%) LAN
6 91 (12.66%) TCP/IP
7 76 (10.57%) SAN
8 71 (9.87%) VLAN
9 59 (8.21%) VPN
10 44 (6.12%) NAS
11 43 (5.98%) Internet
12 35 (4.87%) VoIP
13 32 (4.45%) Remote Desktop
14 27 (3.76%) Wireless
15 23 (3.20%) iSCSI
15 23 (3.20%) MPLS
16 19 (2.64%) Fibre Channel
17 16 (2.23%) Skype
17 16 (2.23%) WLAN
18 13 (1.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (17.25%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.23%) MySQL
3 14 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (1.39%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.11%) Power BI
5 8 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (0.83%) Relational Database
7 6 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.56%) DB2
9 4 (0.56%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.56%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.28%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (1.25%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.11%) JIRA
3 7 (0.97%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.56%) Artifactory
4 4 (0.56%) MSI
4 4 (0.56%) SonarQube
5 3 (0.42%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.28%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.28%) Maven
6 2 (0.28%) Selenium
7 1 (0.14%) AutoIt
7 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 70 (9.74%) Finance
2 37 (5.15%) Retail
3 26 (3.62%) Public Sector
4 18 (2.50%) Automotive
4 18 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.09%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.11%) Advertising
7 7 (0.97%) Aerospace
7 7 (0.97%) French Language
8 6 (0.83%) Back Office
8 6 (0.83%) Games
9 5 (0.70%) Banking
10 4 (0.56%) Local Government
10 4 (0.56%) Military
10 4 (0.56%) Police
11 3 (0.42%) Publishing
12 2 (0.28%) German Language
12 2 (0.28%) Law
12 2 (0.28%) Legal
12 2 (0.28%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 148 (20.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 102 (14.19%) IT Engineer
3 98 (13.63%) Analyst
4 95 (13.21%) Support Engineer
5 78 (10.85%) IT Support
6 51 (7.09%) Support Analyst
7 44 (6.12%) IT Support Engineer
8 40 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 33 (4.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 32 (4.45%) 2nd Line Support
11 29 (4.03%) Field Engineer
12 27 (3.76%) Consultant
12 27 (3.76%) Server Engineer
13 25 (3.48%) Administrator
14 23 (3.20%) Architect
15 21 (2.92%) Applications Support
15 21 (2.92%) Infrastructure Manager
15 21 (2.92%) Technical Support
16 20 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support
16 20 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (4.17%) .NET
2 26 (3.62%) Web Services
3 16 (2.23%) ASP.NET
4 14 (1.95%) CSS
5 12 (1.67%) XML
6 10 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (1.39%) jQuery
7 8 (1.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (0.97%) .NET Framework
9 6 (0.83%) LDAP
9 6 (0.83%) SAML
10 5 (0.70%) Ajax
10 5 (0.70%) AngularJS
10 5 (0.70%) Apache Cordova
10 5 (0.70%) Dapper ORM
10 5 (0.70%) HTML
10 5 (0.70%) React
10 5 (0.70%) React Native
10 5 (0.70%) Spring
10 5 (0.70%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 70 (9.74%) Data Centre
2 54 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (7.51%) Driving Licence
3 24 (3.34%) Clustering
4 23 (3.20%) Client/Server
5 15 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (1.95%) Replication
7 11 (1.53%) User Experience
8 10 (1.39%) CCTV
8 10 (1.39%) CMDB
8 10 (1.39%) Fat Client
8 10 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (1.39%) iPhone
8 10 (1.39%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.39%) Private Cloud
8 10 (1.39%) Thin Client
9 9 (1.25%) Blackberry
9 9 (1.25%) PDA
9 9 (1.25%) Public Cloud
10 7 (0.97%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 717 (99.72%) Windows
2 172 (23.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 168 (23.37%) Windows 10
4 164 (22.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 115 (15.99%) Linux
6 97 (13.49%) Windows 7
7 67 (9.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 34 (4.73%) Windows 8
9 25 (3.48%) Unix
10 23 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (2.36%) Windows XP
12 11 (1.53%) CentOS
13 10 (1.39%) Apple iOS
14 9 (1.25%) Windows 2000
14 9 (1.25%) Windows Vista
15 7 (0.97%) Android
15 7 (0.97%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.83%) AIX
17 4 (0.56%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (26.70%) ITIL
2 173 (24.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 103 (14.33%) Problem-Solving
4 70 (9.74%) Migration
5 64 (8.90%) Change Management
6 57 (7.93%) Project Management
7 54 (7.51%) Service Management
8 48 (6.68%) Service Delivery
9 41 (5.70%) Server Management
10 38 (5.29%) Mentoring
11 36 (5.01%) High Availability
12 35 (4.87%) DevOps
13 34 (4.73%) Agile Software Development
13 34 (4.73%) Disaster Recovery
14 31 (4.31%) Asset Management
14 31 (4.31%) Problem Management
15 30 (4.17%) Project Delivery
16 28 (3.89%) ITIL V3
17 25 (3.48%) Analytics
17 25 (3.48%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 97 (13.49%) PowerShell
1 97 (13.49%) SQL
2 24 (3.34%) C#
3 16 (2.23%) T-SQL
4 11 (1.53%) VBScript
5 9 (1.25%) JavaScript
6 6 (0.83%) Bash Shell
6 6 (0.83%) C
6 6 (0.83%) Java
7 5 (0.70%) Python
8 4 (0.56%) VB
9 3 (0.42%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.28%) C++
10 2 (0.28%) Perl
10 2 (0.28%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.14%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 87 (12.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (8.48%) MCSA
3 54 (7.51%) MCSE
4 41 (5.70%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (5.01%) Degree
6 34 (4.73%) CCNA
7 24 (3.34%) DBS Check
8 21 (2.92%) Security Cleared
9 20 (2.78%) MCP
10 11 (1.53%) SC Cleared
11 9 (1.25%) CCNP
12 8 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (0.97%) CCA
13 7 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.83%) MCITP
15 5 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 3 (0.42%) AWS Certification
16 3 (0.42%) CISSP
16 3 (0.42%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (11.82%) SLA
2 34 (4.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.67%) ISO 9001
4 8 (1.11%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.70%) COBIT
6 4 (0.56%) QA
7 3 (0.42%) GDPR
8 2 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 444 (61.75%) Active Directory
2 226 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 225 (31.29%) Hyper-V
4 113 (15.72%) XenApp
5 39 (5.42%) XenDesktop
6 33 (4.59%) VMware ESXi
7 26 (3.62%) vSphere
8 22 (3.06%) Virtual Servers
9 17 (2.36%) Virtual Machines
10 14 (1.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 14 (1.95%) Virtual Desktop
11 13 (1.81%) Docker
12 11 (1.53%) Terminal Services
13 9 (1.25%) Firmware
13 9 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (1.11%) VirtualBox
15 7 (0.97%) BitLocker
15 7 (0.97%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 3 (0.42%) PowerHA
16 3 (0.42%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 138 (19.19%) SCCM
2 56 (7.79%) WSUS
3 41 (5.70%) Microsoft Intune
4 37 (5.15%) Backup Exec
5 27 (3.76%) SCOM
6 17 (2.36%) NetBackup
7 15 (2.09%) QRadar
8 14 (1.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 12 (1.67%) Ansible
10 10 (1.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 10 (1.39%) Kubernetes
11 7 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
11 7 (0.97%) Puppet
11 7 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
12 6 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (0.70%) Terraform
14 4 (0.56%) AirWatch
14 4 (0.56%) Packer
14 4 (0.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 438 (60.92%) Microsoft
2 354 (49.24%) VMware
3 179 (24.90%) Cisco
4 172 (23.92%) Citrix
5 64 (8.90%) NetApp
6 57 (7.93%) HP
7 50 (6.95%) Veeam
8 42 (5.84%) Symantec
9 30 (4.17%) Oracle
10 29 (4.03%) Dell
10 29 (4.03%) Red Hat
11 26 (3.62%) SolarWinds
12 23 (3.20%) McAfee
13 21 (2.92%) 3PAR
14 20 (2.78%) Cylance
15 19 (2.64%) Trend Micro
16 17 (2.36%) Apple
16 17 (2.36%) IronPort
16 17 (2.36%) SonicWALL
17 16 (2.23%) WatchGuard