Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > North East
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 35 31
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 +53
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 107 90 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 7.71% 6.13% 7.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.79% 25.79% 28.72%
Number of salaries quoted 80 86 91
North East median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -16.67% +56.00%
10th Percentile £22,825 £23,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,312 £45,000 £48,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -2.60%

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 299 349 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 21.56% 23.76% 25.97%
Number of salaries quoted 237 315 300
North East median annual salary £40,000 £34,000 £34,700
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -2.02% +5.15%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,100 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,900 £47,000
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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -9 91 £35,000 +2.94% 12
Durham +30 14 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Northumberland - 2 - - 1
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Windows
2 69 (64.49%) Active Directory
3 61 (57.01%) Microsoft
4 51 (47.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 47 (43.93%) VMware
6 41 (38.32%) ITIL
6 41 (38.32%) Office 365
7 38 (35.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (32.71%) Linux
8 35 (32.71%) Problem-Solving
9 32 (29.91%) Analytical Skills
10 30 (28.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 30 (28.04%) SLA
11 29 (27.10%) Windows Server 2008
12 28 (26.17%) Microsoft Certification
13 25 (23.36%) PowerShell
14 24 (22.43%) Hyper-V
14 24 (22.43%) Service Management
15 23 (21.50%) Windows 10
16 21 (19.63%) MCSA
17 20 (18.69%) Amazon AWS
17 20 (18.69%) Mentoring
18 19 (17.76%) VMware Infrastructure
18 19 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
18 19 (17.76%) MS Exchange
19 18 (16.82%) MCSE
20 17 (15.89%) SAN
20 17 (15.89%) Cisco
20 17 (15.89%) HP
20 17 (15.89%) Azure Active Directory

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 (17.76%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.28%) SharePoint
3 9 (8.41%) Skype for Business
4 5 (4.67%) CMS
4 5 (4.67%) nginx
5 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.80%) IIS
7 2 (1.87%) Site Server
7 2 (1.87%) WordPress
8 1 (0.93%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (14.02%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 51 (47.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (38.32%) Office 365
3 20 (18.69%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (15.89%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.74%) PaaS
6 2 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.93%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.93%) Route 53
7 1 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.89%) SAN
2 15 (14.02%) LAN
3 13 (12.15%) DNS
4 12 (11.21%) DHCP
4 12 (11.21%) WAN
5 10 (9.35%) Firewall
6 9 (8.41%) Skype
7 7 (6.54%) TCP/IP
8 6 (5.61%) Wireless
9 5 (4.67%) SSL
10 4 (3.74%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (3.74%) VPN
10 4 (3.74%) VSAN
11 3 (2.80%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.80%) Software-Defined Networking
11 3 (2.80%) VoIP
12 2 (1.87%) Broadband
12 2 (1.87%) MPLS
12 2 (1.87%) NAS
12 2 (1.87%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (4.67%) MongoDB
2 5 (4.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.93%) MySQL
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (2.80%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.87%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (2.80%) Automotive
1 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.87%) Finance
2 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.93%) Advertising
3 1 (0.93%) Games
3 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (26.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (25.23%) Support Engineer
3 18 (16.82%) Analyst
4 16 (14.95%) Infrastructure Support
4 16 (14.95%) IT Support
5 15 (14.02%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 15 (14.02%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (13.08%) Microsoft Engineer
6 14 (13.08%) Server Engineer
6 14 (13.08%) Server Support
6 14 (13.08%) Server Support Engineer
7 13 (12.15%) IT Engineer
7 13 (12.15%) IT Support Engineer
8 12 (11.21%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 12 (11.21%) Senior Server Engineer
8 12 (11.21%) Senior Server Support Engineer
9 9 (8.41%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (8.41%) Security Engineer
9 9 (8.41%) Senior IT Engineer
9 9 (8.41%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.54%) Web Services
2 6 (5.61%) HTML
2 6 (5.61%) HTML5
3 5 (4.67%) CherryPy
3 5 (4.67%) Node.js
4 4 (3.74%) CSS
5 3 (2.80%) .NET
6 2 (1.87%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.93%) Angular 2
7 1 (0.93%) CSS3
7 1 (0.93%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.93%) jQuery
7 1 (0.93%) JSON
7 1 (0.93%) LESS
7 1 (0.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 32 (29.91%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.74%) Driving Licence
2 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.80%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.87%) Clustering
4 2 (1.87%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.93%) Blog
5 1 (0.93%) CMDB
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.93%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 107 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (35.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 35 (32.71%) Linux
4 29 (27.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (21.50%) Windows 10
6 16 (14.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (12.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (11.21%) Windows 7
9 8 (7.48%) CentOS
10 3 (2.80%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.87%) AIX
12 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.93%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (38.32%) ITIL
2 35 (32.71%) Problem-Solving
3 30 (28.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 24 (22.43%) Service Management
5 20 (18.69%) Mentoring
6 19 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (14.95%) Coaching
8 15 (14.02%) Analytics
8 15 (14.02%) Problem Management
9 13 (12.15%) Change Management
10 12 (11.21%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 12 (11.21%) Server Management
11 11 (10.28%) DevOps
11 11 (10.28%) Project Management
11 11 (10.28%) Validation
12 6 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (4.67%) Incident Management
13 5 (4.67%) Security Management
13 5 (4.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.36%) PowerShell
2 16 (14.95%) SQL
3 7 (6.54%) Shell Script
4 6 (5.61%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.74%) PHP
6 2 (1.87%) C#
6 2 (1.87%) Python
7 1 (0.93%) Java
7 1 (0.93%) Perl
7 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.93%) VB
7 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.93%) VB6
Qualifications
1 28 (26.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (19.63%) MCSA
3 18 (16.82%) MCSE
4 11 (10.28%) CompTIA Security+
4 11 (10.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (8.41%) CCNA
5 9 (8.41%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (8.41%) CISSP
6 8 (7.48%) MCP
7 4 (3.74%) Degree
8 3 (2.80%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.80%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.87%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.87%) MCTS
10 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.93%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (28.04%) SLA
2 4 (3.74%) GDPR
3 3 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 69 (64.49%) Active Directory
2 24 (22.43%) Hyper-V
3 19 (17.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.67%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.74%) XenApp
6 3 (2.80%) XenServer
7 2 (1.87%) vSphere
8 1 (0.93%) Docker
8 1 (0.93%) KVM
8 1 (0.93%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.93%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.93%) Xen
8 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (4.67%) HAProxy
1 5 (4.67%) SCCM
2 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (3.74%) Nagios
2 4 (3.74%) SCOM
3 3 (2.80%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.80%) Packer
3 3 (2.80%) Puppet
4 2 (1.87%) Ansible
4 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.93%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.93%) Icinga
5 1 (0.93%) PaperCut
5 1 (0.93%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (57.01%) Microsoft
2 47 (43.93%) VMware
3 17 (15.89%) Cisco
3 17 (15.89%) HP
4 16 (14.95%) Red Hat
5 13 (12.15%) Citrix
6 6 (5.61%) Meraki
6 6 (5.61%) Veeam
7 5 (4.67%) Dell
8 3 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.80%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.87%) Adobe
9 2 (1.87%) BMC
9 2 (1.87%) Google
9 2 (1.87%) Mitel
9 2 (1.87%) Samsung
9 2 (1.87%) Toshiba
9 2 (1.87%) Xerox
10 1 (0.93%) CA
10 1 (0.93%) SAP