Period
to 1 August 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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > North East
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 29 21 35
Rank change year-on-year -8 +14 +31
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 78 66 78
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 6.71% 8.41% 6.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.35% 38.60% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 69 63 46
10th Percentile £22,700 £21,250 £20,000
25th Percentile £25,500 £23,000 £21,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% -5.80% -8.00%
75th Percentile £53,750 £41,875 £47,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £46,700 £58,367
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.88% -

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 334 171 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 28.72% 21.78% 22.88%
Number of salaries quoted 291 151 177
10th Percentile £24,625 £22,125 £21,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £26,750 £28,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £35,000 £39,500
Median % change year-on-year +28.57% -11.39% +5.33%
75th Percentile £56,250 £45,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £56,650
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -18 49 £40,000 +14.29% 20
Durham +5 22 £27,500 -6.85% 11
Northumberland - 2 £34,000 - 1
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (73.08%) Microsoft
3 42 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 36 (46.15%) Microsoft 365
5 35 (44.87%) VMware
6 31 (39.74%) Azure
7 30 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 23 (29.49%) Social Skills
9 23 (29.49%) Hyper-V
10 22 (28.21%) PowerShell
11 21 (26.92%) DNS
11 21 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
12 20 (25.64%) Firewall
13 19 (24.36%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (24.36%) Windows Server 2016
14 17 (21.79%) Citrix
14 17 (21.79%) SAN
15 15 (19.23%) WAN
16 14 (17.95%) LAN
16 14 (17.95%) AWS
17 13 (16.67%) DevOps
17 13 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (16.67%) Migration
17 13 (16.67%) Windows Server 2019
18 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
19 11 (14.10%) DHCP
19 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
19 11 (14.10%) Change Management
19 11 (14.10%) SCCM

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 9 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.69%) IIS
3 3 (3.85%) Confluence
4 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 36 (46.15%) Microsoft 365
2 31 (39.74%) Azure
3 14 (17.95%) AWS
4 10 (12.82%) IaaS
4 10 (12.82%) SaaS
5 8 (10.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (10.26%) PaaS
6 6 (7.69%) OneDrive
7 3 (3.85%) GCP
8 2 (2.56%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (1.28%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.92%) DNS
2 20 (25.64%) Firewall
3 17 (21.79%) SAN
4 15 (19.23%) WAN
5 14 (17.95%) LAN
6 11 (14.10%) DHCP
6 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
7 7 (8.97%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (8.97%) SSL
8 6 (7.69%) VPN
9 4 (5.13%) VoIP
10 3 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (2.56%) NAS
11 2 (2.56%) VLAN
11 2 (2.56%) WLAN
12 1 (1.28%) Broadband
12 1 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (1.28%) PABX
12 1 (1.28%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) JIRA
2 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.56%) Mercurial
2 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (29.49%) Social Skills
2 13 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.13%) Finance
3 4 (5.13%) Public Sector
4 3 (3.85%) Law
5 2 (2.56%) Marketing
6 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (25.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (17.95%) Support Engineer
3 8 (10.26%) Consultant
3 8 (10.26%) IT Engineer
4 6 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
4 6 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 6 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Analyst
5 5 (6.41%) IT Support
5 5 (6.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Server Support
6 4 (5.13%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (3.85%) Administrator
7 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) XML
2 2 (2.56%) .NET
2 2 (2.56%) HTML
2 2 (2.56%) LDAP
2 2 (2.56%) XML Messaging
2 2 (2.56%) XSLT
3 1 (1.28%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.13%) Driving Licence
1 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.56%) Replication
4 1 (1.28%) Clustering
4 1 (1.28%) CMDB
4 1 (1.28%) PKI
4 1 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (24.36%) Windows Server 2012
2 19 (24.36%) Windows Server 2016
3 13 (16.67%) Windows Server 2019
4 7 (8.97%) Linux
4 7 (8.97%) Windows 10
5 6 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 21 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (16.67%) DevOps
3 13 (16.67%) Migration
4 11 (14.10%) Change Management
5 10 (12.82%) Configuration Management
6 8 (10.26%) ITSM
7 7 (8.97%) Project Delivery
8 6 (7.69%) Application Packaging
8 6 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (7.69%) High Availability
8 6 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 6 (7.69%) Project Management
8 6 (7.69%) Resource Allocation
9 5 (6.41%) ITIL
10 4 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (5.13%) Incident Management
10 4 (5.13%) Presales
10 4 (5.13%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.21%) PowerShell
2 8 (10.26%) SQL
3 2 (2.56%) C#
3 2 (2.56%) PHP
3 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (8.97%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.85%) CCNA
3 3 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.56%) HNC
4 2 (2.56%) HND
4 2 (2.56%) MCSA
4 2 (2.56%) MCSE
4 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) MCT
5 1 (1.28%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) SLA
2 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 42 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 30 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (29.49%) Hyper-V
4 8 (10.26%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (7.69%) vSphere
6 4 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (2.56%) Terminal Server
8 2 (2.56%) VMware Server
8 2 (2.56%) XenApp
9 1 (1.28%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (14.10%) SCCM
2 8 (10.26%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (10.26%) Nagios
2 8 (10.26%) SCOM
3 4 (5.13%) Terraform
3 4 (5.13%) WSUS
4 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.56%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (1.28%) Ansible
6 1 (1.28%) EnCase
6 1 (1.28%) FTK
6 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.28%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 57 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 35 (44.87%) VMware
3 17 (21.79%) Citrix
4 8 (10.26%) McAfee
4 8 (10.26%) SolarWinds
5 6 (7.69%) Zerto
6 5 (6.41%) Cisco
7 1 (1.28%) HP
7 1 (1.28%) Juniper
7 1 (1.28%) Mitel
7 1 (1.28%) NetApp
7 1 (1.28%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (1.28%) Sophos
7 1 (1.28%) Veeam
7 1 (1.28%) Veritas