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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 26 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > North East
6 months to
26 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 30 32 39
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 100 77 62
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 6.67% 6.76% 5.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.63% 23.84% 32.12%
Number of salaries quoted 99 67 54
10th Percentile £24,500 £22,100 £22,000
25th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £34,000
Median % change year-on-year - +17.65% -5.56%
75th Percentile £43,750 £55,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £51,250 £63,500 £50,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,125
% change year-on-year - +3.34% +2.81%

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 406 323 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 27.07% 28.36% 17.64%
Number of salaries quoted 328 279 173
10th Percentile £22,750 £25,500 £22,300
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £26,922
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +28.57% -14.63%
75th Percentile £47,500 £56,500 £44,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £67,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Windows Server as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server in the North East over the 6 months to 26 May 2022.

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 26 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
Tyne and Wear -3 46 £42,500 +6.25% 17
Durham -10 26 £40,000 +16.79% 7
Cleveland - 23 £40,000 -
Northumberland - 4 £34,000 - 1
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 North East region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 100 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (85.00%) Microsoft
3 69 (69.00%) Azure
4 57 (57.00%) ITIL
5 55 (55.00%) Active Directory
6 40 (40.00%) Degree
6 40 (40.00%) Computer Science
7 39 (39.00%) PowerShell
8 37 (37.00%) Mathematics
9 33 (33.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 32 (32.00%) Incident Management
11 31 (31.00%) DHCP
11 31 (31.00%) DNS
12 30 (30.00%) VMware
13 29 (29.00%) Microsoft 365
14 27 (27.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 26 (26.00%) Hyper-V
16 24 (24.00%) Windows Server 2016
17 23 (23.00%) Proactive Monitoring
17 23 (23.00%) LAN
17 23 (23.00%) WAN
17 23 (23.00%) C#
17 23 (23.00%) .NET
17 23 (23.00%) Citrix
18 21 (21.00%) TCP/IP
19 20 (20.00%) WSUS
19 20 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
19 20 (20.00%) Patch Management
20 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2008
20 19 (19.00%) vSphere

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 8 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.00%) IIS
4 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.00%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 69 (69.00%) Azure
2 29 (29.00%) Microsoft 365
3 12 (12.00%) AWS
4 10 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (6.00%) GCP
6 5 (5.00%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.00%) Azure Monitor
7 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.00%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (31.00%) DHCP
1 31 (31.00%) DNS
2 23 (23.00%) LAN
2 23 (23.00%) WAN
3 21 (21.00%) TCP/IP
4 14 (14.00%) Fibre Channel
5 11 (11.00%) Firewall
6 6 (6.00%) VPN
6 6 (6.00%) WLAN
7 5 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (5.00%) Unified Communications
8 4 (4.00%) Wireless
9 3 (3.00%) BGP
9 3 (3.00%) IPv4
9 3 (3.00%) IPv6
9 3 (3.00%) NAS
9 3 (3.00%) SAN
9 3 (3.00%) Skype
9 3 (3.00%) VLAN
10 2 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (12.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 12 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.00%) Bitbucket
3 3 (3.00%) MSBuild
3 3 (3.00%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.00%) Mercurial
General
1 13 (13.00%) Social Skills
2 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.00%) Automotive
3 3 (3.00%) Finance
3 3 (3.00%) Marketing
3 3 (3.00%) Tech for Good
4 2 (2.00%) Law
5 1 (1.00%) Advertising
5 1 (1.00%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (1.00%) Influencing Skills
5 1 (1.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (26.00%) Administrator
2 15 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (14.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (14.00%) VMWare Administrator
3 14 (14.00%) Wintel Administrator
3 14 (14.00%) Wintel Systems Administrator
4 12 (12.00%) DBA
4 12 (12.00%) SQL DBA
4 12 (12.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 11 (11.00%) IT Administrator
5 11 (11.00%) Senior IT Administrator
6 9 (9.00%) Analyst
7 7 (7.00%) IT Engineer
7 7 (7.00%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) IT Support
8 6 (6.00%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Service Analyst
9 4 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.00%) .NET
2 3 (3.00%) Node.js
2 3 (3.00%) React
2 3 (3.00%) XML
2 3 (3.00%) XSLT
3 1 (1.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.00%) Replication
2 14 (14.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.00%) User Experience
4 3 (3.00%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.00%) Cyberattack
5 2 (2.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.00%) Anti-Spyware
6 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.00%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.00%) FMCG
6 1 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 100 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (24.00%) Windows Server 2016
3 20 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (18.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (11.00%) Unix
7 9 (9.00%) Linux
8 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (4.00%) Windows 10
10 3 (3.00%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (57.00%) ITIL
2 40 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 37 (37.00%) Mathematics
4 33 (33.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 32 (32.00%) Incident Management
6 23 (23.00%) Proactive Monitoring
7 20 (20.00%) Patch Management
8 19 (19.00%) High Availability
9 17 (17.00%) Security Patching
10 16 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 15 (15.00%) Migration
12 12 (12.00%) Business Continuity
12 12 (12.00%) Data Migration
12 12 (12.00%) DevOps
12 12 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (12.00%) Problem Management
13 11 (11.00%) Capacity Management
13 11 (11.00%) Service Delivery
14 10 (10.00%) ITSM
14 10 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 39 (39.00%) PowerShell
2 23 (23.00%) C#
3 17 (17.00%) SQL
3 17 (17.00%) VB.NET
4 12 (12.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.00%) PHP
5 3 (3.00%) Python
6 2 (2.00%) Bash
Qualifications
1 40 (40.00%) Degree
2 16 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.00%) CCNA
4 3 (3.00%) CCNP
4 3 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.00%) HNC
4 3 (3.00%) HND
5 2 (2.00%) MCSE
6 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.00%) MCSA
6 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.00%) QA
2 4 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.00%) SLA
3 2 (2.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 55 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 27 (27.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (26.00%) Hyper-V
4 19 (19.00%) vSphere
5 18 (18.00%) XenApp
6 2 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (1.00%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.00%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (20.00%) WSUS
2 14 (14.00%) NetBackup
3 11 (11.00%) SCSM
3 11 (11.00%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (5.00%) Terraform
5 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (3.00%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.00%) Ansible
7 2 (2.00%) SCCM
7 2 (2.00%) SCOM
8 1 (1.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 1 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.00%) Nagios
8 1 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.00%) SafeCom
8 1 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 85 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 30 (30.00%) VMware
3 23 (23.00%) Citrix
4 14 (14.00%) Veritas
5 12 (12.00%) SolarWinds
6 5 (5.00%) Cisco
7 4 (4.00%) Mitel
8 3 (3.00%) Google
8 3 (3.00%) Meraki
8 3 (3.00%) Oracle
9 1 (1.00%) Adobe
9 1 (1.00%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.00%) Ivanti
9 1 (1.00%) McAfee
9 1 (1.00%) Sage
9 1 (1.00%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.00%) Symantec
9 1 (1.00%) ThinPrint
9 1 (1.00%) Veeam
9 1 (1.00%) Zerto