Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 23 69
Rank change year-on-year -6 +46 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 87 88 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 7.26% 8.05% 3.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.02% 31.54% 13.96%
Number of salaries quoted 71 84 46
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £34,990
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -14.26% -6.69%
10th Percentile £28,500 £19,125 £24,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £43,125
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +16.67%

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 235 279 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 19.60% 25.53% 24.02%
Number of salaries quoted 184 227 263
Northamptonshire median annual salary £38,500 £31,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -12.50% -10.00%
10th Percentile £23,500 £19,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £61,250 £53,100
East Midlands median annual salary £38,250 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.29% -6.67% -

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing Windows Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Northamptonshire

Windows Server
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server in Northamptonshire.

Salary trend for Windows Server in Northamptonshire

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Northamptonshire

Windows Server
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 12 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
Northampton -8 73 £40,000 +33.33% 6
Wellingborough - 3 £22,000 - 1
Windows Server
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (75.86%) Microsoft
3 62 (71.26%) VMware
4 45 (51.72%) Cisco
5 43 (49.43%) Active Directory
6 42 (48.28%) TCP/IP
7 41 (47.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 40 (45.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 39 (44.83%) Hyper-V
10 38 (43.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 37 (42.53%) Cisco Certification
11 37 (42.53%) MS Exchange
12 36 (41.38%) Windows Server 2003
13 35 (40.23%) Microsoft Certification
13 35 (40.23%) MCSE
14 33 (37.93%) DNS
14 33 (37.93%) DHCP
15 31 (35.63%) VMware Infrastructure
16 28 (32.18%) Microsoft Azure
17 27 (31.03%) VLAN
17 27 (31.03%) Clustering
18 26 (29.89%) Network Load Balancing
18 26 (29.89%) Patch Management
19 24 (27.59%) CCNA
20 23 (26.44%) Citrix
21 19 (21.84%) SQL Server
21 19 (21.84%) vSphere
21 19 (21.84%) Problem-Solving
22 18 (20.69%) SAN
23 17 (19.54%) Firewall

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 37 (42.53%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (9.20%) Skype for Business
3 7 (8.05%) IIS
3 7 (8.05%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.60%) Confluence
6 2 (2.30%) Apache
6 2 (2.30%) JBoss
6 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 28 (32.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (19.54%) Office 365
3 13 (14.94%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (12.64%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (8.05%) IaaS
5 7 (8.05%) PaaS
5 7 (8.05%) SaaS
6 3 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (3.45%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (3.45%) Amazon S3
6 3 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (3.45%) Route 53
6 3 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (2.30%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (1.15%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (1.15%) GitHub
8 1 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 42 (48.28%) TCP/IP
2 33 (37.93%) DHCP
2 33 (37.93%) DNS
3 27 (31.03%) VLAN
4 18 (20.69%) SAN
5 17 (19.54%) Firewall
6 14 (16.09%) Fibre Channel
6 14 (16.09%) LAN
7 13 (14.94%) WAN
8 8 (9.20%) iSCSI
9 3 (3.45%) MPLS
10 2 (2.30%) Skype
11 1 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.15%) FTP
11 1 (1.15%) IPsec
11 1 (1.15%) NAS
11 1 (1.15%) Network Security
11 1 (1.15%) SSH
11 1 (1.15%) Wireless
11 1 (1.15%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.15%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) JIRA
1 4 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (18.39%) Retail
2 6 (6.90%) Billing
3 2 (2.30%) Finance
3 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (21.84%) Analyst
2 14 (16.09%) Systems Engineer
3 13 (14.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 12 (13.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 12 (13.79%) Active Directory Analyst
4 12 (13.79%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 8 (9.20%) Administrator
6 7 (8.05%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (8.05%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) Technical Support
7 6 (6.90%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 6 (6.90%) Active Directory Specialist
7 6 (6.90%) Support Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) Support Specialist
7 6 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
7 6 (6.90%) Technical Support Specialist
8 5 (5.75%) Active Directory Administrator
8 5 (5.75%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.60%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.60%) .NET
1 4 (4.60%) .NET Framework
1 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET
1 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 4 (4.60%) Code First Entity Framework
1 4 (4.60%) Entity Framework
2 2 (2.30%) J2EE
2 2 (2.30%) Web Services
3 1 (1.15%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 27 (31.03%) Clustering
2 14 (16.09%) Public Cloud
3 11 (12.64%) Data Centre
4 10 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (9.20%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (6.90%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 4 (4.60%) FMCG
7 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
7 4 (4.60%) Replication
8 3 (3.45%) Driving Licence
9 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
9 2 (2.30%) e-Learning
9 2 (2.30%) Fintech
9 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.30%) Private Cloud
9 2 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (1.15%) NHS
10 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (47.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 40 (45.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (41.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (14.94%) Linux
6 10 (11.49%) Windows 7
7 8 (9.20%) Windows 10
8 6 (6.90%) Unix
8 6 (6.90%) VMS
8 6 (6.90%) Windows 2000
8 6 (6.90%) Windows NT
9 5 (5.75%) Windows 8
10 4 (4.60%) Android
10 4 (4.60%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.30%) CentOS
12 1 (1.15%) AIX
12 1 (1.15%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.89%) Network Load Balancing
1 26 (29.89%) Patch Management
2 19 (21.84%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (9.20%) ITIL
5 7 (8.05%) Migration
6 6 (6.90%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 6 (6.90%) ITIL V3
7 5 (5.75%) Incident Management
7 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (5.75%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.60%) Android Development
8 4 (4.60%) iOS Development
8 4 (4.60%) Multichannel Retail
8 4 (4.60%) MVC
8 4 (4.60%) Presales
8 4 (4.60%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.60%) Storage Management
9 3 (3.45%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.79%) SQL
2 6 (6.90%) VB
3 5 (5.75%) Bash Shell
3 5 (5.75%) C#
4 4 (4.60%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.45%) Java
5 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.45%) Python
6 2 (2.30%) Perl
6 2 (2.30%) Ruby
7 1 (1.15%) C++
7 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (43.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 37 (42.53%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (40.23%) MCSE
3 35 (40.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (27.59%) CCNA
5 13 (14.94%) CCNP
6 6 (6.90%) Degree
6 6 (6.90%) VCP6
7 4 (4.60%) DBS Check
8 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (2.30%) HNC
9 2 (2.30%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) GDPR
2 5 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (3.45%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.15%) PMO
System Software
1 43 (49.43%) Active Directory
2 39 (44.83%) Hyper-V
3 31 (35.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (21.84%) vSphere
5 7 (8.05%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (6.90%) NFS
6 6 (6.90%) vCloud
7 2 (2.30%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.30%) XenApp
8 1 (1.15%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (13.79%) SCOrch
1 12 (13.79%) vCenter Server
2 6 (6.90%) NetBackup
2 6 (6.90%) vMotion
2 6 (6.90%) WMI
3 5 (5.75%) SCCM
4 3 (3.45%) Ansible
4 3 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.45%) Puppet
4 3 (3.45%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.30%) Salt
6 1 (1.15%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.15%) Grafana
6 1 (1.15%) Packer
6 1 (1.15%) SCOM
6 1 (1.15%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 66 (75.86%) Microsoft
2 62 (71.26%) VMware
3 45 (51.72%) Cisco
4 23 (26.44%) Citrix
5 13 (14.94%) HP
5 13 (14.94%) Veeam
6 9 (10.34%) NetApp
7 7 (8.05%) Dell
7 7 (8.05%) EMC
8 6 (6.90%) IBM
9 4 (4.60%) Xamarin
10 3 (3.45%) Acronis
10 3 (3.45%) Oracle
10 3 (3.45%) Symantec
11 2 (2.30%) Atlassian
11 2 (2.30%) Juniper
11 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.30%) Virgin Media
12 1 (1.15%) Meraki
12 1 (1.15%) Palo Alto