Period
to 1 October 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 1 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2016
England > South East
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 143 191 254
Rank change year-on-year +48 +63 +99
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2016 148 430 350
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.87% 1.67% 1.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.77% 6.54% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 98 375 274
Median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -5.66% +13.57%
10th Percentile £26,025 £24,000 £21,825
90th Percentile £60,878 £56,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £44,375 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.94% - -

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 1,904 6,570 7,333
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 24.06% 25.49% 25.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,553 5,387 6,031
Median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +3.66%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,325 £24,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Hampshire +49 61 £44,250 +30.15% 15
Thames Valley +102 58 £47,500 +18.75% 13
Berkshire +102 43 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Surrey +27 19 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Oxfordshire +50 12 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Buckinghamshire +69 4 £35,000 -6.67% 4
West Sussex +32 4 £42,000 -5.62% 1
Kent +23 4 £33,250 -11.33% 5
East Sussex +60 2 £45,750 +34.56%
Windows Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 147 (99.32%) Windows
2 107 (72.30%) Windows Server
3 106 (71.62%) Microsoft
4 104 (70.27%) Active Directory
5 103 (69.59%) VMware
6 84 (56.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 76 (51.35%) VMware Infrastructure
8 66 (44.59%) Office 365
9 59 (39.86%) Hyper-V
9 59 (39.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 57 (38.51%) Security Cleared
11 54 (36.49%) DNS
12 53 (35.81%) DHCP
12 53 (35.81%) Windows Server 2008
13 52 (35.14%) Azure
14 49 (33.11%) Windows 10
15 45 (30.41%) Windows Server 2019
16 44 (29.73%) MS Exchange
17 41 (27.70%) Cisco
18 38 (25.68%) Citrix
19 33 (22.30%) Microsoft Certification
20 32 (21.62%) ITIL
20 32 (21.62%) Windows 7
21 31 (20.95%) Firewall
21 31 (20.95%) Data Centre
22 30 (20.27%) SCCM
22 30 (20.27%) DV Cleared
23 29 (19.59%) PowerShell
23 29 (19.59%) VMware ESXi
24 28 (18.92%) SC Cleared

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 44 (29.73%) MS Exchange
2 23 (15.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (12.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (8.11%) SharePoint
5 8 (5.41%) IIS
6 5 (3.38%) Skype for Business
7 3 (2.03%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.35%) Confluence
9 1 (0.68%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (15.54%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.73%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 66 (44.59%) Office 365
2 52 (35.14%) Azure
3 18 (12.16%) AWS
4 8 (5.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (4.73%) OneDrive
6 6 (4.05%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (4.05%) Power Automate
7 4 (2.70%) GitHub
7 4 (2.70%) IaaS
8 3 (2.03%) PaaS
8 3 (2.03%) Power Platform
8 3 (2.03%) SaaS
9 2 (1.35%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (1.35%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (0.68%) Cloudflare
10 1 (0.68%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 54 (36.49%) DNS
2 53 (35.81%) DHCP
3 31 (20.95%) Firewall
4 13 (8.78%) VoIP
5 11 (7.43%) SAN
6 8 (5.41%) Skype
6 8 (5.41%) VSAN
7 6 (4.05%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (3.38%) WAN
9 4 (2.70%) Internet
10 3 (2.03%) DMZ
10 3 (2.03%) LAN
10 3 (2.03%) TCP/IP
11 2 (1.35%) FTP
12 1 (0.68%) DKIM
12 1 (0.68%) HTTP
12 1 (0.68%) NetScaler
12 1 (0.68%) PBX
12 1 (0.68%) SSH
12 1 (0.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (2.03%) Power BI
3 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (2.03%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.35%) Artifactory
2 2 (1.35%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.35%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.35%) Gradle
2 2 (1.35%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.35%) JIRA
2 2 (1.35%) Maven
General
1 6 (4.05%) Military
1 6 (4.05%) Public Sector
2 5 (3.38%) Finance
3 4 (2.70%) Local Government
3 4 (2.70%) Retail
4 3 (2.03%) Advertising
5 2 (1.35%) Billing
5 2 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.68%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Legal
6 1 (0.68%) Police
Job Titles
1 45 (30.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (16.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 21 (14.19%) Server Engineer
4 17 (11.49%) IT Engineer
5 15 (10.14%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (8.78%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (8.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (7.43%) Support Engineer
8 9 (6.08%) Consultant
8 9 (6.08%) IT Support
8 9 (6.08%) Microsoft Consultant
9 8 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.73%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (4.73%) Platform Engineer
11 6 (4.05%) Administrator
11 6 (4.05%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (4.05%) VMware Engineer
12 5 (3.38%) 1st Line Support
12 5 (3.38%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.38%) X-Windows
2 4 (2.70%) .NET
2 4 (2.70%) CSS
2 4 (2.70%) HTML
3 3 (2.03%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.03%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.03%) DHTML
3 3 (2.03%) Web Services
3 3 (2.03%) XHTML
3 3 (2.03%) XML
4 2 (1.35%) LDAP
5 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.68%) CSS3
5 1 (0.68%) ModSecurity
5 1 (0.68%) React
Miscellaneous
1 31 (20.95%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.73%) PKI
4 6 (4.05%) Clustering
4 6 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.70%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.03%) Blog
7 2 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.35%) Replication
8 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.68%) CMDB
8 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 147 (99.32%) Windows
2 107 (72.30%) Windows Server
3 84 (56.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 53 (35.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (33.11%) Windows 10
6 45 (30.41%) Windows Server 2019
7 32 (21.62%) Windows 7
8 24 (16.22%) Windows 8
8 24 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (15.54%) Linux
10 5 (3.38%) CentOS
11 3 (2.03%) Unix
12 2 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (39.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 32 (21.62%) ITIL
3 18 (12.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (12.16%) Storage Management
4 17 (11.49%) Project Delivery
4 17 (11.49%) Validation
5 16 (10.81%) Performance Monitoring
5 16 (10.81%) Proactive Management
5 16 (10.81%) Server Management
6 12 (8.11%) Project Management
7 11 (7.43%) Service Management
8 10 (6.76%) Analytics
8 10 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (6.08%) IT Strategy
10 8 (5.41%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 8 (5.41%) Mentoring
10 8 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (4.73%) Change Management
11 7 (4.73%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (4.73%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 29 (19.59%) PowerShell
2 14 (9.46%) SQL
3 4 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.03%) C#
4 3 (2.03%) Java
4 3 (2.03%) Perl
4 3 (2.03%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.03%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.03%) VB
4 3 (2.03%) VB.NET
4 3 (2.03%) VB6
5 1 (0.68%) Python
Qualifications
1 57 (38.51%) Security Cleared
2 33 (22.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (20.27%) DV Cleared
4 28 (18.92%) SC Cleared
5 26 (17.57%) MCSE
6 11 (7.43%) MCSA
6 11 (7.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (5.41%) CCNA
7 8 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (4.73%) CCA
8 7 (4.73%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (3.38%) Degree
10 4 (2.70%) MCP
10 4 (2.70%) VCP6
11 3 (2.03%) RHCSA
12 2 (1.35%) LFCE
12 2 (1.35%) LFCS
12 2 (1.35%) Linux+ Certification
12 2 (1.35%) RHCE
12 2 (1.35%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.73%) NCSC
2 1 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.68%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 104 (70.27%) Active Directory
2 76 (51.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (39.86%) Hyper-V
4 29 (19.59%) VMware ESXi
5 23 (15.54%) vSphere
6 15 (10.14%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (6.08%) VMware NSX
8 7 (4.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 7 (4.73%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (2.03%) XenApp
10 3 (2.03%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.35%) Docker
11 2 (1.35%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.35%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.68%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.68%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 30 (20.27%) SCCM
2 28 (18.92%) SCOM
3 20 (13.51%) WSUS
4 19 (12.84%) NetBackup
5 16 (10.81%) EMC NetWorker
5 16 (10.81%) SCVMM
6 12 (8.11%) Backup Exec
7 5 (3.38%) SCSM
8 4 (2.70%) Nessus
9 3 (2.03%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (2.03%) ServerView Suite
9 3 (2.03%) Terraform
10 2 (1.35%) Ansible
10 2 (1.35%) Kubernetes
10 2 (1.35%) vRealize
11 1 (0.68%) Nagios
11 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.68%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 106 (71.62%) Microsoft
2 103 (69.59%) VMware
3 41 (27.70%) Cisco
4 38 (25.68%) Citrix
5 20 (13.51%) HP
6 18 (12.16%) Symantec
7 16 (10.81%) EMC
8 13 (8.78%) Veeam
9 8 (5.41%) Meraki
10 7 (4.73%) Dell
10 7 (4.73%) NetApp
10 7 (4.73%) Red Hat
11 5 (3.38%) McAfee
12 3 (2.03%) Juniper
12 3 (2.03%) Oracle
13 2 (1.35%) Palo Alto
13 2 (1.35%) Splunk
13 2 (1.35%) Veritas
14 1 (0.68%) ProCurve
14 1 (0.68%) Sonus