Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2016
England > North West
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 176 169 222
Rank change year-on-year -7 +53 +122
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2016 83 193 161
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 1.31% 1.91% 1.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.47% 8.95% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 76 166 122
Median annual salary £36,250 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +2.94% +15.25%
10th Percentile £19,670 £21,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £55,250 £49,116 £52,875
England median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -5.88%

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 1,282 2,156 2,722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.18% 21.34% 22.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,028 1,640 2,157
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,863 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Manchester +7 37 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Merseyside +5 21 £51,000 +20.00% 2
Cheshire +15 16 £37,500 -1.32% 1
Cumbria -20 5 £35,000 -
Lancashire +40 4 £20,169 -29.23%
Windows Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 83 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (79.52%) Windows Server
3 60 (72.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 60 (72.29%) Active Directory
4 42 (50.60%) Office 365
5 41 (49.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (48.19%) Microsoft
7 38 (45.78%) VMware
8 29 (34.94%) Firewall
9 28 (33.73%) ITIL
9 28 (33.73%) Azure
10 27 (32.53%) SQL Server
11 26 (31.33%) SQL
12 23 (27.71%) PowerShell
13 19 (22.89%) DNS
13 19 (22.89%) Cisco
13 19 (22.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 18 (21.69%) Hyper-V
14 18 (21.69%) VMware ESXi
14 18 (21.69%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (20.48%) Microsoft Office
16 15 (18.07%) Degree
17 14 (16.87%) Finance
17 14 (16.87%) MS Exchange
17 14 (16.87%) Problem-Solving
18 13 (15.66%) Windows 10
18 13 (15.66%) Windows 7
18 13 (15.66%) SQL Server 2012
18 13 (15.66%) SAN
19 12 (14.46%) SLA

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 14 (16.87%) MS Exchange
2 12 (14.46%) IIS
3 9 (10.84%) Apache
3 9 (10.84%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.02%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.41%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (20.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 42 (50.60%) Office 365
2 28 (33.73%) Azure
3 1 (1.20%) AWS
3 1 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.20%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.20%) Power Platform
3 1 (1.20%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 29 (34.94%) Firewall
2 19 (22.89%) DNS
3 13 (15.66%) SAN
4 10 (12.05%) DHCP
5 9 (10.84%) TCP/IP
6 7 (8.43%) VoIP
7 6 (7.23%) Ethernet
7 6 (7.23%) NAS
8 5 (6.02%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (6.02%) LAN
8 5 (6.02%) VLAN
8 5 (6.02%) WAN
9 3 (3.61%) Internet
9 3 (3.61%) Multicast
9 3 (3.61%) Network Security
9 3 (3.61%) Wireless
10 2 (2.41%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.41%) Skype
10 2 (2.41%) VPN
10 2 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (32.53%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.82%) MySQL
3 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.20%) Power BI
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.23%) Bitbucket
2 6 (7.23%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (7.23%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.20%) Bitbucket Server
4 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (16.87%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.61%) Law
3 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.20%) Local Government
4 1 (1.20%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 22 (26.51%) Analyst
2 18 (21.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (16.87%) Support Engineer
4 13 (15.66%) Support Analyst
5 12 (14.46%) Applications Support
6 8 (9.64%) Applications Support Analyst
6 8 (9.64%) Azure Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) IT Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Service Desk Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (6.02%) 1st Line Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (6.02%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Technical Engineer
10 4 (4.82%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.82%) Server Engineer
10 4 (4.82%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) XML
2 1 (1.20%) .NET
2 1 (1.20%) CSS
2 1 (1.20%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) PKI
2 5 (6.02%) EMC VNX
2 5 (6.02%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (6.02%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 4 (4.82%) Life Science
3 4 (4.82%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.61%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.41%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.20%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 83 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (79.52%) Windows Server
3 60 (72.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (49.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (15.66%) Windows 10
5 13 (15.66%) Windows 7
6 12 (14.46%) Linux
7 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2019
8 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.61%) Unix
9 3 (3.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.73%) ITIL
2 19 (22.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 14 (16.87%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (14.46%) Computer Science
5 11 (13.25%) Time Management
6 10 (12.05%) Server Management
7 9 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (10.84%) Data Integration
7 9 (10.84%) Investment Management
7 9 (10.84%) ITIL V3
7 9 (10.84%) Release Management
7 9 (10.84%) Workflow
8 8 (9.64%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (9.64%) Service Design
9 7 (8.43%) DevOps
9 7 (8.43%) Scrum
9 7 (8.43%) Virtual Environments
10 6 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.23%) Data Privacy
10 6 (7.23%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (31.33%) SQL
2 23 (27.71%) PowerShell
3 9 (10.84%) T-SQL
4 6 (7.23%) Python
5 3 (3.61%) C
5 3 (3.61%) VBScript
5 3 (3.61%) XQuery
6 2 (2.41%) VB
7 1 (1.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (18.07%) Degree
2 10 (12.05%) MCP
3 4 (4.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.82%) Master's Degree
4 3 (3.61%) DBS Check
4 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) CCNA
5 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.20%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.20%) MCSE
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.46%) SLA
2 8 (9.64%) GDPR
3 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (72.29%) Active Directory
2 18 (21.69%) Hyper-V
2 18 (21.69%) VMware ESXi
2 18 (21.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.43%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (6.02%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 5 (6.02%) vSphere
5 2 (2.41%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (8.43%) Ansible
2 6 (7.23%) Puppet
2 6 (7.23%) SCCM
2 6 (7.23%) Terraform
3 4 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 40 (48.19%) Microsoft
2 38 (45.78%) VMware
3 19 (22.89%) Cisco
4 7 (8.43%) Citrix
4 7 (8.43%) EMC
5 5 (6.02%) HP
5 5 (6.02%) IBM
5 5 (6.02%) Palo Alto
6 4 (4.82%) NETGEAR
7 3 (3.61%) Apple
7 3 (3.61%) Dell
7 3 (3.61%) Veeam
8 2 (2.41%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.41%) Isilon
8 2 (2.41%) Meraki
8 2 (2.41%) Remedy
8 2 (2.41%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.20%) SAP