Period
to 21 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Windows Server 2016 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2016 over the 6 months to 21 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2016
England > North West
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 144 174 193
Rank change year-on-year +30 +19 +95
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2016 51 173 181
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 1.27% 1.66% 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.90% 7.89% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 48 146 131
Median annual salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.33% +7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £55,250 £47,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.25% - -

Windows Server 2016 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 West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 739 2,192 2,609
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 18.43% 20.99% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 622 1,637 2,095
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,000 £21,350
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Windows Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Windows Server 2016 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2016 in the North West

Windows Server 2016
Salary Trend in the North West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2016 in the North West.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2016 in the North West

Windows Server 2016
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2016 in the North West over the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2016 in the North West

Windows Server 2016
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2016 within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 September 2020. 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
Merseyside +20 23 £37,500 -11.76%
Manchester +54 17 £36,500 +6.57% 10
Cheshire +28 9 £31,250 -3.85% 2
Cumbria -9 2 £38,750 +103.95%
Windows Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2020, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2016 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 West region with a requirement for Windows Server 2016.

1 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (84.31%) Windows Server
3 38 (74.51%) Active Directory
4 32 (62.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (60.78%) Microsoft
6 25 (49.02%) SQL
6 25 (49.02%) VMware
7 24 (47.06%) SQL Server
8 23 (45.10%) Office 365
9 20 (39.22%) PowerShell
9 20 (39.22%) ITIL
10 18 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (31.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (31.37%) Firewall
12 15 (29.41%) Degree
12 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
12 15 (29.41%) DNS
12 15 (29.41%) Hyper-V
13 14 (27.45%) Computer Science
14 13 (25.49%) Cisco
14 13 (25.49%) DHCP
14 13 (25.49%) IIS
14 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2012
15 12 (23.53%) Server Management
15 12 (23.53%) Windows 10
15 12 (23.53%) MCP
15 12 (23.53%) SAN
16 11 (21.57%) MS Exchange
16 11 (21.57%) Finance
16 11 (21.57%) Virtual Environments

Windows Server 2016
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 13 (25.49%) IIS
2 11 (21.57%) MS Exchange
3 10 (19.61%) Apache
3 10 (19.61%) Tomcat
4 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
4 5 (9.80%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.96%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (45.10%) Office 365
2 9 (17.65%) Azure
3 5 (9.80%) OneDrive
4 4 (7.84%) AWS
4 4 (7.84%) Power Platform
4 4 (7.84%) PowerApps
5 2 (3.92%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.92%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.96%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.96%) IaaS
6 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (31.37%) Firewall
2 15 (29.41%) DNS
3 13 (25.49%) DHCP
4 12 (23.53%) SAN
5 8 (15.69%) VoIP
6 6 (11.76%) NAS
7 5 (9.80%) WAN
8 4 (7.84%) LAN
9 3 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (5.88%) SNMP
10 2 (3.92%) IP Telephony
10 2 (3.92%) iSCSI
10 2 (3.92%) Skype
10 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
10 2 (3.92%) VSAN
10 2 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.96%) VLAN
11 1 (1.96%) VPN
11 1 (1.96%) Wireless
11 1 (1.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (13.73%) MySQL
4 4 (7.84%) Power BI
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.96%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.96%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Law
3 6 (11.76%) Manufacturing
4 4 (7.84%) Local Government
5 1 (1.96%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Analyst
1 15 (29.41%) Applications Support
2 11 (21.57%) Support Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (17.65%) Applications Support Analyst
5 8 (15.69%) Support Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (9.80%) IT Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Server Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Applications Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) IT Support
9 2 (3.92%) Wintel Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) .NET
2 4 (7.84%) CSS
2 4 (7.84%) HTML
3 3 (5.88%) XML
4 2 (3.92%) SAML
5 1 (1.96%) .NET Core
5 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.96%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.96%) Kafka
5 1 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.96%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) PKI
2 7 (13.73%) Management Information System
3 6 (11.76%) Life Science
4 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.92%) Replication
6 2 (3.92%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.96%) Handset
7 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (84.31%) Windows Server
3 32 (62.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (31.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (23.53%) Windows 10
6 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2019
7 6 (11.76%) Linux
8 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.96%) CentOS
10 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) ITIL
2 14 (27.45%) Computer Science
3 12 (23.53%) Server Management
4 11 (21.57%) Virtual Environments
5 10 (19.61%) Data Integration
5 10 (19.61%) Investment Management
5 10 (19.61%) ITIL V3
5 10 (19.61%) Release Management
6 9 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 9 (17.65%) Service Design
6 9 (17.65%) Workflow
7 7 (13.73%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (11.76%) Information Security
9 5 (9.80%) Change Control
9 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
10 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (7.84%) High Availability
10 4 (7.84%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) SQL
2 20 (39.22%) PowerShell
3 10 (19.61%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.88%) XQuery
5 1 (1.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) Degree
2 12 (23.53%) MCP
3 3 (5.88%) MCSA
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.92%) CCNA
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.92%) MCITP
4 2 (3.92%) MCSE
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.57%) GDPR
2 5 (9.80%) SLA
3 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.96%) PMO
System Software
1 38 (74.51%) Active Directory
2 18 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (29.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.92%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 2 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.96%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.96%) Docker
5 1 (1.96%) NFS
5 1 (1.96%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.96%) XenApp
5 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (5.88%) Nagios
2 3 (5.88%) SCCM
3 2 (3.92%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (3.92%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.96%) Ansible
4 1 (1.96%) Icinga
4 1 (1.96%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.96%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.96%) Puppet
4 1 (1.96%) Rancher
4 1 (1.96%) SCOM
4 1 (1.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (60.78%) Microsoft
2 25 (49.02%) VMware
3 13 (25.49%) Cisco
4 10 (19.61%) Citrix
5 6 (11.76%) Dell
6 5 (9.80%) Veeam
7 4 (7.84%) NetApp
8 3 (5.88%) Avaya
8 3 (5.88%) HP
8 3 (5.88%) NETGEAR
9 2 (3.92%) EMC
9 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.92%) Verint
10 1 (1.96%) Oracle
10 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.96%) SAP
10 1 (1.96%) Sophos
10 1 (1.96%) Splunk
10 1 (1.96%) TOWER Software
10 1 (1.96%) Wyse