Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > North East
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 44 24
Rank change year-on-year -3 -20 +47
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 74 63 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.23% 5.48% 9.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.79% 22.99% 36.46%
Number of salaries quoted 64 57 115
North East median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -8.11% +23.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £25,800
90th Percentile £72,312 £44,400 £46,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -1.30%

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 North East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 257 274 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 18.16% 23.83% 24.83%
Number of salaries quoted 220 238 302
North East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +4.48%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,600 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £46,925
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in the North East

Windows Server
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Windows Server in the North East

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in the North East over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in the North East

Windows Server
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server within the North East region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Tyne and Wear -14 58 £37,500 +15.38% 17
Durham +21 15 £33,750 -3.57%
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 North East region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (55.41%) VMware
3 38 (51.35%) Active Directory
4 33 (44.59%) Linux
5 31 (41.89%) Microsoft
6 27 (36.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (36.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 26 (35.14%) Microsoft Azure
8 25 (33.78%) Hyper-V
9 23 (31.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
11 21 (28.38%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (24.32%) Office 365
13 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
15 15 (20.27%) Service Management
16 14 (18.92%) Red Hat
16 14 (18.92%) DNS
17 13 (17.57%) WAN
17 13 (17.57%) HP
17 13 (17.57%) Web Services
17 13 (17.57%) SQL
17 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (17.57%) Mentoring
18 12 (16.22%) Coaching
18 12 (16.22%) MS Exchange
18 12 (16.22%) LAN
18 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
18 12 (16.22%) Analytics
19 11 (14.86%) Firewall

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 12 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.11%) IIS
3 5 (6.76%) nginx
3 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (5.41%) Skype for Business
5 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.70%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.35%) Apache
7 1 (1.35%) NServiceBus
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.35%) Site Server
7 1 (1.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 26 (35.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (24.32%) Office 365
4 2 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.70%) G Suite
4 2 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.70%) PaaS
4 2 (2.70%) SaaS
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.35%) Route 53
5 1 (1.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.92%) DNS
2 13 (17.57%) WAN
3 12 (16.22%) LAN
4 11 (14.86%) DHCP
4 11 (14.86%) Firewall
5 10 (13.51%) SAN
6 7 (9.46%) SSL
6 7 (9.46%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.41%) VoIP
7 4 (5.41%) VPN
8 3 (4.05%) Skype
8 3 (4.05%) SMS
9 2 (2.70%) MPLS
9 2 (2.70%) Value-Added Service
10 1 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.35%) Internet
10 1 (1.35%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.35%) VLAN
10 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (6.76%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (6.76%) TeamCity
2 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (5.41%) Games
2 3 (4.05%) Automotive
2 3 (4.05%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Advertising
4 1 (1.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (32.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (22.97%) Support Engineer
3 14 (18.92%) IT Support
3 14 (18.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) Infrastructure Support
4 11 (14.86%) IT Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) IT Support Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) Server Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) Server Support
5 10 (13.51%) Server Support Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) Senior IT Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) Senior IT Support
6 9 (12.16%) Senior Server Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) Senior Server Support Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Analyst
8 6 (8.11%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.57%) Web Services
2 7 (9.46%) HTML
3 6 (8.11%) .NET
3 6 (8.11%) HTML5
4 5 (6.76%) CherryPy
4 5 (6.76%) Node.js
5 4 (5.41%) CSS
6 3 (4.05%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.70%) Entity Framework
7 2 (2.70%) jQuery
7 2 (2.70%) JSON
8 1 (1.35%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.35%) CSS3
8 1 (1.35%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.35%) LESS
8 1 (1.35%) REST
8 1 (1.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.05%) Online Games
3 2 (2.70%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.35%) Blog
4 1 (1.35%) Clustering
4 1 (1.35%) CMDB
4 1 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.35%) Replication
4 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (44.59%) Linux
3 27 (36.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (31.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (10.81%) Windows 7
8 7 (9.46%) Windows 10
9 3 (4.05%) CentOS
9 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.35%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (20.27%) Service Management
5 13 (17.57%) Mentoring
6 12 (16.22%) Analytics
6 12 (16.22%) Coaching
7 11 (14.86%) DevOps
8 10 (13.51%) Change Management
8 10 (13.51%) ITIL
8 10 (13.51%) Server Management
9 9 (12.16%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 5 (6.76%) Collaborative Working
10 5 (6.76%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (6.76%) Line Management
10 5 (6.76%) Service Delivery
11 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (5.41%) ERP
11 4 (5.41%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.57%) SQL
2 9 (12.16%) PowerShell
3 7 (9.46%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.41%) PHP
5 3 (4.05%) C#
6 2 (2.70%) Python
6 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.35%) Java
7 1 (1.35%) Perl
7 1 (1.35%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.35%) VB
7 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.81%) MCSE
3 5 (6.76%) MCP
3 5 (6.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (5.41%) Degree
4 4 (5.41%) MCSA
5 3 (4.05%) CCNA
5 3 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.70%) DBS Check
6 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) SLA
2 5 (6.76%) GDPR
3 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 38 (51.35%) Active Directory
2 25 (33.78%) Hyper-V
3 21 (28.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.41%) Docker
5 3 (4.05%) XenServer
6 2 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.70%) vSphere
6 2 (2.70%) XenApp
7 1 (1.35%) KVM
7 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.35%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.35%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.35%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.35%) Xen
7 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) Backup Exec
1 5 (6.76%) HAProxy
2 4 (5.41%) Nagios
2 4 (5.41%) Puppet
3 3 (4.05%) Ansible
3 3 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.05%) Packer
3 3 (4.05%) SCCM
3 3 (4.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.70%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.70%) SCOM
4 2 (2.70%) Terraform
4 2 (2.70%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.35%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.35%) Icinga
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.35%) PaperCut
5 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (55.41%) VMware
2 31 (41.89%) Microsoft
3 14 (18.92%) Red Hat
4 13 (17.57%) HP
5 10 (13.51%) Citrix
6 9 (12.16%) Cisco
7 6 (8.11%) Veeam
8 5 (6.76%) Dell
8 5 (6.76%) Google
9 3 (4.05%) Juniper
9 3 (4.05%) Oracle
9 3 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (4.05%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.70%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.70%) Mitel
10 2 (2.70%) Nokia
10 2 (2.70%) Samsung
10 2 (2.70%) SAP
10 2 (2.70%) Toshiba
10 2 (2.70%) Xerox