Period
to 26 November 2021

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 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > North East
6 months to
26 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 17 22 52
Rank change year-on-year +5 +30 -22
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 122 67 47
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 9.48% 8.75% 4.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.77% 42.14% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 112 59 35
10th Percentile £22,825 £20,800 £20,000
25th Percentile £27,938 £25,500 £21,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £40,500 £26,500
Median % change year-on-year -13.58% +52.83% -24.29%
75th Percentile £43,750 £50,000 £39,544
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year -4.71% +10.39% -3.75%

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 323 159 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 25.10% 20.76% 20.39%
Number of salaries quoted 288 141 184
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £19,750
25th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £21,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -12.50%
75th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,050
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -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 November 2021.

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 November 2021. 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 -5 75 £42,500 -2.30% 15
Durham +6 40 £33,250 +5.86% 6
Northumberland - 5 £34,000 - 2
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 26 November 2021, 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.

1 122 (100.00%) Windows
2 98 (80.33%) Microsoft
3 57 (46.72%) Active Directory
4 54 (44.26%) Problem-Solving
5 44 (36.07%) SQL Server
6 39 (31.97%) VMware
6 39 (31.97%) Continuous Improvement
7 38 (31.15%) Degree
8 37 (30.33%) Microsoft Office
9 36 (29.51%) Computer Science
9 36 (29.51%) Microsoft 365
10 33 (27.05%) Social Skills
11 32 (26.23%) Azure
11 32 (26.23%) VMware Infrastructure
12 31 (25.41%) QA
12 31 (25.41%) Marketing
12 31 (25.41%) Software Engineering
12 31 (25.41%) Systems Analysis
12 31 (25.41%) XML
12 31 (25.41%) XSLT
12 31 (25.41%) HNC
12 31 (25.41%) HND
12 31 (25.41%) DNS
13 25 (20.49%) Firewall
13 25 (20.49%) Hyper-V
14 24 (19.67%) Management Information System
15 23 (18.85%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (18.03%) TCP/IP
16 22 (18.03%) C#
17 21 (17.21%) .NET

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 19 (15.57%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.92%) IIS
2 6 (4.92%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.46%) Confluence
3 3 (2.46%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 37 (30.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 36 (29.51%) Microsoft 365
2 32 (26.23%) Azure
3 11 (9.02%) AWS
4 8 (6.56%) SaaS
5 4 (3.28%) GCP
6 3 (2.46%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (2.46%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.64%) IaaS
7 2 (1.64%) PaaS
8 1 (0.82%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.82%) Azure Logic Apps
8 1 (0.82%) GitHub
8 1 (0.82%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.82%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 31 (25.41%) DNS
2 25 (20.49%) Firewall
3 22 (18.03%) TCP/IP
4 21 (17.21%) DHCP
5 18 (14.75%) WAN
6 17 (13.93%) LAN
7 10 (8.20%) VLAN
7 10 (8.20%) VPN
8 9 (7.38%) WLAN
9 8 (6.56%) SAN
10 7 (5.74%) VoIP
11 5 (4.10%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (3.28%) BGP
12 4 (3.28%) IPv4
12 4 (3.28%) IPv6
12 4 (3.28%) NAS
12 4 (3.28%) Wireless
13 3 (2.46%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (2.46%) Skype
13 3 (2.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (36.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.46%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.46%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.82%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.82%) OLAP
5 1 (0.82%) OLTP
5 1 (0.82%) Power BI
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.10%) Mercurial
3 3 (2.46%) JIRA
4 2 (1.64%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 33 (27.05%) Social Skills
2 31 (25.41%) Marketing
3 11 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (9.02%) Finance
4 5 (4.10%) Law
5 2 (1.64%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.64%) Retail
6 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (33.61%) Analyst
2 31 (25.41%) Customer Analyst
2 31 (25.41%) Systems Analyst
3 22 (18.03%) IT Support
4 20 (16.39%) IT Engineer
5 17 (13.93%) Support Engineer
6 15 (12.30%) Junior
6 15 (12.30%) Junior Analyst
6 15 (12.30%) Junior Systems Analyst
7 13 (10.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (8.20%) IT Support Engineer
9 7 (5.74%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (5.74%) Administrator
9 7 (5.74%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.74%) IT Analyst
9 7 (5.74%) Network Engineer
9 7 (5.74%) Support Analyst
9 7 (5.74%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (5.74%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (4.92%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (25.41%) XML
1 31 (25.41%) XSLT
2 21 (17.21%) .NET
3 3 (2.46%) HTML
4 1 (0.82%) ARM Templates
4 1 (0.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.67%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.20%) Replication
3 6 (4.92%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.10%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (4.10%) Renewable Energy
4 5 (4.10%) User Experience
5 2 (1.64%) Clustering
5 2 (1.64%) CMDB
5 2 (1.64%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.82%) FMCG
6 1 (0.82%) PKI
6 1 (0.82%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.82%) SCADA
6 1 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 122 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (11.48%) Windows Server 2016
3 13 (10.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (8.20%) Windows 10
5 8 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (5.74%) Linux
7 6 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (4.92%) Windows Server 2019
8 5 (4.10%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (44.26%) Problem-Solving
2 39 (31.97%) Continuous Improvement
3 36 (29.51%) Computer Science
4 31 (25.41%) Software Engineering
4 31 (25.41%) Systems Analysis
5 23 (18.85%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (16.39%) Information Management
7 17 (13.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 16 (13.11%) ITIL
8 16 (13.11%) Waterfall
9 15 (12.30%) Quality Management
9 15 (12.30%) Workflow
10 11 (9.02%) DevOps
10 11 (9.02%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (6.56%) High Availability
11 8 (6.56%) Incident Management
11 8 (6.56%) Presales
12 7 (5.74%) Migration
13 6 (4.92%) Data Security
13 6 (4.92%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.03%) C#
2 18 (14.75%) PowerShell
3 13 (10.66%) SQL
4 5 (4.10%) VB.NET
5 4 (3.28%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.46%) PHP
7 2 (1.64%) Python
8 1 (0.82%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.82%) R
Qualifications
1 38 (31.15%) Degree
2 31 (25.41%) HNC
2 31 (25.41%) HND
3 9 (7.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.92%) CCNA
4 6 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.92%) MCSA
4 6 (4.92%) MCSE
5 4 (3.28%) CCNP
6 2 (1.64%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.82%) MCT
7 1 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (25.41%) QA
2 11 (9.02%) SLA
3 5 (4.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (46.72%) Active Directory
2 32 (26.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (20.49%) Hyper-V
4 15 (12.30%) vSphere
5 7 (5.74%) XenApp
6 2 (1.64%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.82%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.82%) Docker
7 1 (0.82%) NFS
7 1 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (9.02%) SCCM
2 8 (6.56%) WSUS
3 5 (4.10%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.46%) Terraform
5 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.64%) SCOM
6 1 (0.82%) Ansible
6 1 (0.82%) EnCase
6 1 (0.82%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.82%) FTK
6 1 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.82%) Nagios
6 1 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.82%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.82%) Puppet
6 1 (0.82%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.82%) vRealize
Vendors
1 98 (80.33%) Microsoft
2 39 (31.97%) VMware
3 13 (10.66%) Citrix
4 8 (6.56%) Veeam
5 7 (5.74%) Cisco
6 5 (4.10%) Dell
6 5 (4.10%) Fortinet
6 5 (4.10%) Mitel
6 5 (4.10%) Veritas
7 4 (3.28%) Meraki
8 2 (1.64%) Google
9 1 (0.82%) HP
9 1 (0.82%) Intel
9 1 (0.82%) Ivanti
9 1 (0.82%) McAfee
9 1 (0.82%) Sage
9 1 (0.82%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.82%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.82%) Sophos
9 1 (0.82%) Symantec