Period
to 25 October 2021

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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2016
England > South East
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 303 155 186
Rank change year-on-year -148 +31 +78
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2016 152 147 428
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.84% 1.83% 1.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.02% 7.57% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 145 115 388
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,000 £23,675
25th Percentile £25,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £44,250 £36,500
Median % change year-on-year -26.55% +21.23% -7.59%
75th Percentile £40,000 £47,938 £43,750
90th Percentile £49,000 £55,000 £55,075
England median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% -

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 South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3,784 1,941 6,458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.00% 24.19% 25.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2,590 1,602 5,462
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £24,250
25th Percentile £32,531 £33,813 £31,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

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 25 October 2021.

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 25 October 2021. 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
Surrey -32 63 £33,250 -26.11% 10
Hampshire -135 42 £31,500 -24.10% 10
West Sussex -2 17 £32,500 -22.62% 1
Thames Valley -128 15 £47,500 +14.46% 12
Kent -33 13 £29,000 -12.78% 7
Buckinghamshire -55 7 £42,500 +21.43% 4
Berkshire -106 6 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Oxfordshire -35 2 £45,000 +10.43% 4
East Sussex -37 1 £20,000 -56.28%
Windows Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, 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.

1 151 (99.34%) Windows
2 138 (90.79%) Windows Server
3 110 (72.37%) Microsoft
4 94 (61.84%) Active Directory
5 86 (56.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 76 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
7 73 (48.03%) Windows Server 2019
8 72 (47.37%) VMware
9 66 (43.42%) Windows 10
10 61 (40.13%) Azure
11 54 (35.53%) PowerShell
12 52 (34.21%) DNS
13 51 (33.55%) Firewall
14 50 (32.89%) MS Exchange
15 48 (31.58%) Cisco
16 45 (29.61%) VMware Infrastructure
17 44 (28.95%) Linux
18 43 (28.29%) Windows Server 2008
19 39 (25.66%) DHCP
20 37 (24.34%) Hyper-V
21 34 (22.37%) Windows 7
22 33 (21.71%) VPN
22 33 (21.71%) ITIL
23 32 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
23 32 (21.05%) Social Skills
24 30 (19.74%) Microsoft Office
24 30 (19.74%) SQL Server
25 28 (18.42%) SLA
25 28 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
26 26 (17.11%) Ubuntu

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 50 (32.89%) MS Exchange
2 32 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 24 (15.79%) SharePoint
4 13 (8.55%) IIS
5 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (19.74%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 76 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
2 61 (40.13%) Azure
3 9 (5.92%) AWS
4 7 (4.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (4.61%) OneDrive
4 7 (4.61%) Power Platform
5 4 (2.63%) Power Automate
5 4 (2.63%) PowerApps
6 2 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.66%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 52 (34.21%) DNS
2 51 (33.55%) Firewall
3 39 (25.66%) DHCP
4 33 (21.71%) VPN
5 20 (13.16%) SAN
6 15 (9.87%) LAN
7 12 (7.89%) TCP/IP
7 12 (7.89%) WAN
8 9 (5.92%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (4.61%) Internet
10 6 (3.95%) iSCSI
11 5 (3.29%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (3.29%) NAS
11 5 (3.29%) VoIP
12 4 (2.63%) VLAN
13 2 (1.32%) Ethernet
13 2 (1.32%) NetScaler
13 2 (1.32%) VSAN
14 1 (0.66%) Remote Desktop
14 1 (0.66%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (19.74%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.92%) RDBMS
2 9 (5.92%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.66%) Redis
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.66%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (21.05%) Social Skills
2 28 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (17.11%) Public Sector
4 24 (15.79%) Legal
5 19 (12.50%) Electronics
6 17 (11.18%) Finance
7 16 (10.53%) Organisational Skills
8 15 (9.87%) Back Office
8 15 (9.87%) Presentation Skills
9 5 (3.29%) Telecoms
10 4 (2.63%) Manufacturing
10 4 (2.63%) Marketing
11 2 (1.32%) Automotive
12 1 (0.66%) Law
12 1 (0.66%) Military
12 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (30.92%) Analyst
2 45 (29.61%) Support Analyst
3 28 (18.42%) IT Support
4 27 (17.76%) Administrator
4 27 (17.76%) Support Engineer
4 27 (17.76%) Systems Administrator
5 23 (15.13%) 2nd Line Support
6 20 (13.16%) IT Engineer
7 18 (11.84%) 3rd Line Support
7 18 (11.84%) Infrastructure Support
8 15 (9.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 15 (9.87%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 12 (7.89%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 12 (7.89%) Applications Support
9 12 (7.89%) IT Support Engineer
10 11 (7.24%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 11 (7.24%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 11 (7.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (6.58%) Applications Support Analyst
11 10 (6.58%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.24%) .NET
2 9 (5.92%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.63%) WSH
4 3 (1.97%) LDAP
5 2 (1.32%) Ajax
5 2 (1.32%) HTML
5 2 (1.32%) Java EE
5 2 (1.32%) jQuery
5 2 (1.32%) Middleware
5 2 (1.32%) XML
6 1 (0.66%) JSON
6 1 (0.66%) Kafka
6 1 (0.66%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.11%) Linux Command Line
1 26 (17.11%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.92%) Driving Licence
4 7 (4.61%) Clustering
5 4 (2.63%) PKI
5 4 (2.63%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.97%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.97%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.97%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.32%) CESG
7 2 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.32%) Legacy Systems
7 2 (1.32%) NHS
8 1 (0.66%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 151 (99.34%) Windows
2 138 (90.79%) Windows Server
3 86 (56.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 73 (48.03%) Windows Server 2019
5 66 (43.42%) Windows 10
6 44 (28.95%) Linux
7 43 (28.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (22.37%) Windows 7
9 26 (17.11%) Ubuntu
10 17 (11.18%) Windows 8
11 10 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (5.26%) Android
12 8 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (4.61%) Apple iOS
14 4 (2.63%) Unix
15 3 (1.97%) Mac OS
16 2 (1.32%) CentOS
16 2 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
17 1 (0.66%) AIX
17 1 (0.66%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.71%) ITIL
2 24 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 19 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 17 (11.18%) Change Management
4 17 (11.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (7.24%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (5.92%) Escalation Management
6 9 (5.92%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (3.95%) Incident Management
7 6 (3.95%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.29%) Migration
8 5 (3.29%) Patch Management
8 5 (3.29%) Service Management
9 4 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (2.63%) Change Control
9 4 (2.63%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (2.63%) High Availability
9 4 (2.63%) Network Load Balancing
9 4 (2.63%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (35.53%) PowerShell
2 18 (11.84%) SQL
3 4 (2.63%) Java
3 4 (2.63%) VBScript
4 2 (1.32%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.66%) Python
5 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 16 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.26%) A+ Certification
4 7 (4.61%) MCSE
5 5 (3.29%) Degree
6 4 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.97%) MCP
7 3 (1.97%) MCSA
7 3 (1.97%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (1.97%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.32%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.32%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.66%) CCNA
9 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (18.42%) SLA
2 3 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.32%) JSP 440
System Software
1 94 (61.84%) Active Directory
2 45 (29.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (24.34%) Hyper-V
4 20 (13.16%) vSphere
5 15 (9.87%) XenApp
6 12 (7.89%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (7.24%) VirtualBox
7 11 (7.24%) VMware Workstation
7 11 (7.24%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.97%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (1.32%) Firmware
9 2 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.32%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (4.61%) Backup Exec
3 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (3.29%) SCCM
3 5 (3.29%) SCOrch
4 4 (2.63%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.63%) vCenter Server
5 3 (1.97%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.97%) SCOM
5 3 (1.97%) WSUS
6 2 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.32%) NetApp OnCommand
6 2 (1.32%) PowerCLI
6 2 (1.32%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (1.32%) vRealize
7 1 (0.66%) Ansible
7 1 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.66%) ServerView Suite
7 1 (0.66%) Terraform
Vendors
1 110 (72.37%) Microsoft
2 72 (47.37%) VMware
3 48 (31.58%) Cisco
4 25 (16.45%) Citrix
5 13 (8.55%) Oracle
6 8 (5.26%) ServiceNow
6 8 (5.26%) Veeam
7 7 (4.61%) HP
7 7 (4.61%) NetApp
8 6 (3.95%) SAP
8 6 (3.95%) SolarWinds
9 4 (2.63%) Avaya
9 4 (2.63%) EMC
9 4 (2.63%) Polycom
9 4 (2.63%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.63%) Sophos
10 3 (1.97%) Dell
10 3 (1.97%) Intel
10 3 (1.97%) Veritas
11 2 (1.32%) McAfee