Period
to 3 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2016
England > South East
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 178 224 315
Rank change year-on-year +46 +91 +112
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2016 252 365 271
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.60% 1.41% 0.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.84% 5.61% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 178 315 207
Median annual salary £40,750 £40,000 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.88% +22.14% -18.13%
10th Percentile £26,175 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £65,000 £57,500
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 South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3,686 6,505 7,649
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 23.37% 25.10% 25.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3,030 5,266 6,370
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,000
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 South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2016 in the South East

Windows Server 2016
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2016 in the South East.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2016 in the South East

Windows Server 2016
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2016 in the South East over the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2016 in the South East

Windows Server 2016
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 3 June 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
Thames Valley +68 89 £47,500 +18.75% 10
Hampshire +44 86 £32,500 +3.17% 6
Berkshire +48 43 £35,000 -12.50% 8
West Sussex +58 30 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire +30 28 £46,250 - 2
Surrey -21 27 £32,500 -35.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +30 18 £55,000 +37.50%
Kent +26 14 £49,000 +30.67%
East Sussex +28 5 £38,750 +13.97%
Windows Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Windows Server 2016.

1 249 (98.81%) Windows
2 199 (78.97%) Windows Server
3 159 (63.10%) Microsoft
4 154 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 145 (57.54%) Active Directory
6 138 (54.76%) VMware
7 128 (50.79%) Office 365
8 118 (46.83%) VMware Infrastructure
9 108 (42.86%) Hyper-V
10 99 (39.29%) Azure
11 97 (38.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 86 (34.13%) DNS
13 77 (30.56%) Cisco
14 75 (29.76%) Windows 10
15 74 (29.37%) Firewall
16 68 (26.98%) Windows Server 2008
17 67 (26.59%) DHCP
18 64 (25.40%) MS Exchange
19 59 (23.41%) ITIL
20 56 (22.22%) PowerShell
21 54 (21.43%) SCCM
22 53 (21.03%) Windows 7
23 52 (20.63%) SQL
24 51 (20.24%) HP
25 49 (19.44%) Linux
26 46 (18.25%) Windows Server 2019
27 44 (17.46%) Windows Server 2003
28 43 (17.06%) SQL Server
29 41 (16.27%) Data Centre
30 39 (15.48%) Citrix

Windows Server 2016
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 64 (25.40%) MS Exchange
2 35 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (7.94%) IIS
4 19 (7.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (5.56%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.17%) Apache
7 6 (2.38%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.59%) Confluence
9 3 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.19%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.40%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.40%) GeoServer
11 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 128 (50.79%) Office 365
2 99 (39.29%) Azure
3 38 (15.08%) AWS
4 26 (10.32%) Azure Active Directory
5 20 (7.94%) IaaS
6 19 (7.54%) PaaS
7 14 (5.56%) SaaS
8 13 (5.16%) Akamai
8 13 (5.16%) OneDrive
9 7 (2.78%) Power Platform
10 6 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (1.98%) Mimecast
12 4 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (1.59%) GitHub
12 4 (1.59%) Power Automate
13 3 (1.19%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (1.19%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 1 (0.40%) PowerApps
14 1 (0.40%) Serverless
14 1 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 86 (34.13%) DNS
2 74 (29.37%) Firewall
3 67 (26.59%) DHCP
4 34 (13.49%) LAN
4 34 (13.49%) WAN
5 27 (10.71%) VPN
6 24 (9.52%) TCP/IP
7 20 (7.94%) VLAN
8 19 (7.54%) VoIP
9 15 (5.95%) NetScaler
10 13 (5.16%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (4.76%) SAN
12 10 (3.97%) Skype
13 9 (3.57%) SSL
14 7 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
15 6 (2.38%) ADSL
15 6 (2.38%) Internet
15 6 (2.38%) NAS
16 5 (1.98%) Wireless
17 4 (1.59%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (17.06%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.35%) SQL Server 2016
3 11 (4.37%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (2.38%) Power BI
5 5 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.79%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.40%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.40%) MySQL
8 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (4.37%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (2.78%) TeamCity
2 7 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.59%) JIRA
5 3 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.19%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (7.54%) Finance
2 11 (4.37%) Retail
3 7 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.38%) Public Sector
4 6 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.98%) Local Government
6 4 (1.59%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.79%) Advertising
7 2 (0.79%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.79%) Military
8 1 (0.40%) Billing
8 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 48 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 43 (17.06%) Support Engineer
3 42 (16.67%) IT Support
4 29 (11.51%) IT Engineer
5 25 (9.92%) Analyst
5 25 (9.92%) Systems Engineer
6 21 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 20 (7.94%) Server Engineer
8 18 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
9 17 (6.75%) IT Support Engineer
10 14 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
10 14 (5.56%) Consultant
10 14 (5.56%) Support Analyst
10 14 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
11 13 (5.16%) Microsoft Consultant
12 12 (4.76%) IT Analyst
13 11 (4.37%) 3rd Line Support
13 11 (4.37%) Platform Engineer
13 11 (4.37%) Project Engineer
14 10 (3.97%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.97%) XML
2 7 (2.78%) JSON
2 7 (2.78%) XML Messaging
3 5 (1.98%) .NET
4 3 (1.19%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.19%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.19%) CSS
4 3 (1.19%) DHTML
4 3 (1.19%) HTML
4 3 (1.19%) LDAP
4 3 (1.19%) Web Services
4 3 (1.19%) XHTML
5 1 (0.40%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.40%) Keycloak
5 1 (0.40%) ModSecurity
5 1 (0.40%) OAuth
5 1 (0.40%) PostGIS
5 1 (0.40%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.40%) Spring
5 1 (0.40%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.27%) Data Centre
2 25 (9.92%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.95%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (4.37%) CMDB
5 10 (3.97%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (3.17%) Clustering
6 8 (3.17%) PKI
7 5 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.98%) Device Driver
7 5 (1.98%) Replication
8 4 (1.59%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.19%) BYOD
9 3 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.79%) Blog
10 2 (0.79%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.40%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.40%) iPhone
11 1 (0.40%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Licensing
11 1 (0.40%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 249 (98.81%) Windows
2 199 (78.97%) Windows Server
3 154 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 75 (29.76%) Windows 10
5 68 (26.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 53 (21.03%) Windows 7
7 49 (19.44%) Linux
8 46 (18.25%) Windows Server 2019
9 44 (17.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 31 (12.30%) Windows 8
11 11 (4.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (4.37%) Unix
12 10 (3.97%) CentOS
12 10 (3.97%) Debian
13 8 (3.17%) AIX
14 2 (0.79%) Android
14 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (38.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 59 (23.41%) ITIL
3 39 (15.48%) Change Management
4 36 (14.29%) Project Management
5 30 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 28 (11.11%) DevOps
6 28 (11.11%) Project Delivery
7 26 (10.32%) Information Security
8 24 (9.52%) Problem Management
8 24 (9.52%) Validation
9 21 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (7.94%) Performance Monitoring
10 20 (7.94%) Storage Management
11 19 (7.54%) Proactive Management
11 19 (7.54%) Server Management
12 12 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (4.37%) Data Governance
13 11 (4.37%) Information Security Management
13 11 (4.37%) ISMS
13 11 (4.37%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 56 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 52 (20.63%) SQL
3 9 (3.57%) Shell Script
4 4 (1.59%) Java
4 4 (1.59%) Perl
5 3 (1.19%) C#
5 3 (1.19%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.19%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.19%) VB
5 3 (1.19%) VB.NET
5 3 (1.19%) VB6
6 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.40%) C
6 1 (0.40%) Python
6 1 (0.40%) R
6 1 (0.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (11.51%) Security Cleared
2 24 (9.52%) DV Cleared
3 19 (7.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (5.56%) MCSE
5 11 (4.37%) Degree
6 9 (3.57%) MCP
7 7 (2.78%) MCSA
7 7 (2.78%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.38%) MCITP
9 5 (1.98%) LFCE
9 5 (1.98%) LFCS
9 5 (1.98%) Linux+ Certification
9 5 (1.98%) RHCE
9 5 (1.98%) RHCSA
9 5 (1.98%) VCAP
9 5 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.59%) A+ Certification
10 4 (1.59%) CCNA
10 4 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.79%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.33%) SLA
2 11 (4.37%) QA
3 7 (2.78%) GDPR
4 5 (1.98%) NCSC
5 3 (1.19%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.40%) JSP 440
System Software
1 145 (57.54%) Active Directory
2 118 (46.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 108 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 30 (11.90%) VMware ESXi
5 29 (11.51%) vSphere
6 18 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
7 16 (6.35%) XenApp
7 16 (6.35%) XenDesktop
8 11 (4.37%) VirtualBox
9 10 (3.97%) Docker
10 8 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (3.17%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (2.78%) DFS Replication
12 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (1.19%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.40%) Firmware
13 1 (0.40%) GeoWebCache
13 1 (0.40%) NFS
13 1 (0.40%) vCloud
13 1 (0.40%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 54 (21.43%) SCCM
2 34 (13.49%) SCOM
3 30 (11.90%) WSUS
4 21 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
5 19 (7.54%) NetBackup
5 19 (7.54%) SCVMM
6 14 (5.56%) Terraform
7 12 (4.76%) Ansible
7 12 (4.76%) Kubernetes
7 12 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
7 12 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
8 11 (4.37%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (1.59%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (1.59%) vCenter Server
10 3 (1.19%) Nessus
10 3 (1.19%) ServerView Suite
11 2 (0.79%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.79%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 159 (63.10%) Microsoft
2 138 (54.76%) VMware
3 77 (30.56%) Cisco
4 51 (20.24%) HP
5 39 (15.48%) Citrix
6 31 (12.30%) Symantec
7 25 (9.92%) Dell
8 21 (8.33%) EMC
9 17 (6.75%) Meraki
9 17 (6.75%) Veeam
10 16 (6.35%) McAfee
10 16 (6.35%) Splunk
11 14 (5.56%) Juniper
11 14 (5.56%) Palo Alto
12 13 (5.16%) EqualLogic
12 13 (5.16%) NetApp
13 12 (4.76%) CommVault
13 12 (4.76%) Sophos
14 10 (3.97%) 3PAR
15 8 (3.17%) Intel