Windows Server Jobs in the North of England

Microsoft Windows Server
England > North of England

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England requiring Windows Server skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Windows Server over the 6 months leading up to 15 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
15 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 72 83 67
Rank change year-on-year +11 -16 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 599 645 846
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 2.98% 4.10% 4.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.02% 27.75% 22.37%
Number of salaries quoted 509 503 769
10th Percentile £25,950 £26,050 £24,500
25th Percentile £29,000 £31,375 £26,450
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% -6.25%
75th Percentile £50,250 £55,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £56,300
England median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -

All Operating Systems
North of England

Windows Server falls under the Operating Systems category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring operating system skills in the North of England.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,302 2,324 3,782
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 11.47% 14.79% 19.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,733 1,437 2,428
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,750
25th Percentile £29,250 £31,250 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £44,345 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.16% +4.34% -5.56%
75th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £65,625 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% - +5.00%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in the North of England

Windows Server
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server in the North of England.

Salary trend for Windows Server in the North of England

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server in the North of England over the 6 months to 15 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in the North of England

Windows Server
Job Locations in the North of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 15 June 2024. 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
Yorkshire +55 272 £37,500 +4.17% 44
North West -43 225 £42,500 -10.53% 60
North East +22 102 £35,000 -21.35% 17
Windows Server
England

Windows Server
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the North of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 139 (23.21%) Microsoft Exchange
2 65 (10.85%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.17%) IIS
4 4 (0.67%) CMS
4 4 (0.67%) Confluence
4 4 (0.67%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.17%) Site Server
Applications
1 80 (13.36%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 355 (59.27%) Microsoft 365
2 287 (47.91%) Azure
3 114 (19.03%) Entra ID
4 79 (13.19%) AWS
5 63 (10.52%) OneDrive
6 21 (3.51%) Power Platform
7 14 (2.34%) GCP
8 13 (2.17%) SaaS
9 11 (1.84%) Azure DevOps
10 10 (1.67%) GitHub
11 8 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (1.34%) IaaS
11 8 (1.34%) Power Automate
11 8 (1.34%) PowerApps
12 6 (1.00%) Azure Data Factory
12 6 (1.00%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 6 (1.00%) PaaS
13 5 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.83%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 183 (30.55%) Firewall
2 132 (22.04%) DNS
3 117 (19.53%) DHCP
4 91 (15.19%) LAN
5 88 (14.69%) WAN
6 60 (10.02%) VPN
7 58 (9.68%) SAN
8 54 (9.02%) TCP/IP
9 52 (8.68%) Wi-Fi
10 42 (7.01%) VLAN
11 41 (6.84%) NAS
12 38 (6.34%) VoIP
13 33 (5.51%) Wireless
14 20 (3.34%) WLAN
15 18 (3.01%) Remote Desktop
16 17 (2.84%) Internet
17 14 (2.34%) Network Security
18 10 (1.67%) SSL
19 9 (1.50%) Multicast
20 6 (1.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (13.02%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.01%) Amazon RDS
3 15 (2.50%) Power BI
4 11 (1.84%) DB2
5 7 (1.17%) MySQL
6 3 (0.50%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.33%) DynamoDB
7 2 (0.33%) Redis
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.17%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 6 (1.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (1.00%) Git
2 5 (0.83%) JIRA
3 4 (0.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.50%) Bitbucket
4 3 (0.50%) GitLab
5 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 199 (33.22%) Social Skills
2 49 (8.18%) Law
3 46 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (7.68%) Finance
4 26 (4.34%) Manufacturing
5 25 (4.17%) Retail
6 23 (3.84%) Telecoms
7 18 (3.01%) Marketing
7 18 (3.01%) Organisational Skills
8 16 (2.67%) Legal
9 15 (2.50%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 13 (2.17%) Documentation Skills
11 9 (1.50%) Public Sector
12 8 (1.34%) Games
12 8 (1.34%) Military
13 5 (0.83%) Automotive
14 4 (0.67%) Advertising
14 4 (0.67%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.67%) Agriculture
15 3 (0.50%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 127 (21.20%) IT Support
2 98 (16.36%) Support Engineer
3 96 (16.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 87 (14.52%) IT Engineer
5 70 (11.69%) IT Technician
6 52 (8.68%) Analyst
7 51 (8.51%) Lead
8 50 (8.35%) IT Support Engineer
9 49 (8.18%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 44 (7.35%) Senior
11 41 (6.84%) Support Technician
12 35 (5.84%) IT Support Technician
13 34 (5.68%) Cloud Engineer
13 34 (5.68%) Team Leader
14 32 (5.34%) Administrator
15 30 (5.01%) 2nd Line Support
16 29 (4.84%) Technical Support
17 28 (4.67%) 3rd Line Support
17 28 (4.67%) Systems Administrator
18 26 (4.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.50%) .NET
2 6 (1.00%) AWS CDK
3 5 (0.83%) LDAP
4 3 (0.50%) JSON
4 3 (0.50%) REST
5 2 (0.33%) .NET Core
5 2 (0.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.33%) HTML
5 2 (0.33%) Middleware
5 2 (0.33%) Node.js
6 1 (0.17%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.17%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.85%) Driving Licence
2 44 (7.35%) Management Information System
3 35 (5.84%) Data Centre
4 18 (3.01%) SCADA
5 17 (2.84%) Clustering
5 17 (2.84%) Replication
6 16 (2.67%) Operational Technology
7 12 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
8 10 (1.67%) Fat Client
8 10 (1.67%) Public Cloud
8 10 (1.67%) Thin Client
9 9 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
10 7 (1.17%) Cyberattack
10 7 (1.17%) Onboarding
11 6 (1.00%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.67%) CCTV
12 4 (0.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 599 (100.00%) Windows
2 96 (16.03%) Linux
2 96 (16.03%) Windows 10
3 87 (14.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 84 (14.02%) Windows Server 2016
5 69 (11.52%) Windows Server 2019
6 24 (4.01%) Android
7 23 (3.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (3.34%) Apple iOS
9 19 (3.17%) Mac OS
10 18 (3.01%) Windows 7
11 13 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (1.84%) Windows 8
13 8 (1.34%) VMS
14 5 (0.83%) CentOS
15 4 (0.67%) Unix
16 3 (0.50%) Amazon Linux
16 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
17 2 (0.33%) Windows Vista
18 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (25.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 126 (21.04%) Problem-Solving
3 120 (20.03%) ITIL
4 119 (19.87%) Customer Service
5 64 (10.68%) Cybersecurity
6 63 (10.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 54 (9.02%) Migration
8 51 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
9 49 (8.18%) Mentoring
10 41 (6.84%) Time Management
11 33 (5.51%) DevOps
12 28 (4.67%) Customer Experience
13 27 (4.51%) Roadmaps
14 26 (4.34%) User Experience
15 24 (4.01%) Incident Management
15 24 (4.01%) Kalman Filter
16 23 (3.84%) CI/CD
16 23 (3.84%) Information Security
16 23 (3.84%) Server Management
17 22 (3.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (15.86%) PowerShell
2 55 (9.18%) SQL
3 30 (5.01%) Python
4 18 (3.01%) VBScript
5 12 (2.00%) Bash
6 11 (1.84%) Delphi
7 5 (0.83%) Java
8 4 (0.67%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.67%) VBA
9 3 (0.50%) TypeScript
9 3 (0.50%) VB
10 2 (0.33%) C#
10 2 (0.33%) Kusto Query Language
11 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 70 (11.69%) Degree
2 48 (8.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (3.34%) CCNA
5 19 (3.17%) MCSE
6 15 (2.50%) MCSA
7 13 (2.17%) AWS Certification
8 11 (1.84%) DBS Check
9 10 (1.67%) Security Cleared
10 9 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (1.34%) MCP
12 7 (1.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (1.17%) SC Cleared
13 4 (0.67%) Azure Certification
13 4 (0.67%) CISSP
13 4 (0.67%) Network+ Certification
14 3 (0.50%) HNC
14 3 (0.50%) HND
14 3 (0.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (10.85%) SLA
2 15 (2.50%) Cyber Essentials
3 14 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.67%) NIST
5 8 (1.34%) GDPR
6 4 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.50%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.17%) Accessibility
9 1 (0.17%) NCSC
9 1 (0.17%) SOC 2
System Software
1 345 (57.60%) Active Directory
2 190 (31.72%) Hyper-V
3 132 (22.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (5.84%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (3.34%) vSphere
6 18 (3.01%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (1.67%) Terminal Services
8 9 (1.50%) Virtual Desktop
9 8 (1.34%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.83%) Docker
11 4 (0.67%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.33%) XenApp
13 1 (0.17%) Dovecot
13 1 (0.17%) Postfix
13 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 100 (16.69%) Microsoft Intune
2 37 (6.18%) SCCM
3 22 (3.67%) vCenter Server
4 21 (3.51%) WSUS
5 15 (2.50%) SCOM
6 14 (2.34%) Failover Clustering
7 11 (1.84%) Autotask
8 10 (1.67%) Single Sign-On
8 10 (1.67%) Terraform
9 9 (1.50%) Ansible
9 9 (1.50%) FortiGate
9 9 (1.50%) Jamf Pro
10 7 (1.17%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 6 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
11 6 (1.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 6 (1.00%) Nagios
12 4 (0.67%) Backup Exec
12 4 (0.67%) Grafana
12 4 (0.67%) Prometheus
13 3 (0.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 335 (55.93%) Microsoft
2 249 (41.57%) VMware
3 64 (10.68%) Citrix
4 51 (8.51%) Cisco
5 42 (7.01%) Veeam
6 22 (3.67%) Apple
7 18 (3.01%) Datto
8 16 (2.67%) IBM
8 16 (2.67%) Sophos
9 13 (2.17%) Aruba
9 13 (2.17%) Red Hat
9 13 (2.17%) SolarWinds
9 13 (2.17%) Ubiquiti
10 12 (2.00%) Dell
10 12 (2.00%) SAP
11 8 (1.34%) CheckPoint
11 8 (1.34%) Google
11 8 (1.34%) NetApp
12 7 (1.17%) Avaya
12 7 (1.17%) HP