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

Microsoft Windows Server 2016
England > South East
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 250 149 221
Rank change year-on-year -101 +72 +76
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2016 185 227 382
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.13% 1.85% 1.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.27% 7.81% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 175 170 318
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £24,000
25th Percentile £27,000 £31,250 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £39,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.02% +10.67% +12.78%
75th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £52,650 £55,125 £60,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 3,512 2,906 6,677
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.52% 23.71% 25.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,513 2,425 5,535
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 July 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 July 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 +4 63 £39,000 -13.33% 8
Hampshire -94 59 £37,250 +6.43% 9
Thames Valley -117 26 £45,000 - 25
West Sussex -8 15 £32,500 -27.78% 2
Kent -22 13 £34,000 +20.35% 7
Buckinghamshire -24 12 £40,000 -27.27% 8
Berkshire -83 10 £50,000 +38.70% 10
Sussex - 7 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire -27 4 £45,000 -5.26% 7
East Sussex -19 3 £40,000 +3.23% 4
Windows Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 185 (100.00%) Windows
2 175 (94.59%) Windows Server
3 141 (76.22%) Microsoft
4 128 (69.19%) Active Directory
5 120 (64.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 103 (55.68%) VMware
7 91 (49.19%) Microsoft 365
8 89 (48.11%) Windows Server 2019
9 84 (45.41%) Azure
10 73 (39.46%) Firewall
11 69 (37.30%) VMware Infrastructure
12 67 (36.22%) PowerShell
12 67 (36.22%) Windows 10
13 62 (33.51%) Windows Server 2008
14 58 (31.35%) MS Exchange
15 57 (30.81%) Hyper-V
16 56 (30.27%) DNS
17 55 (29.73%) Linux
18 53 (28.65%) Cisco
19 45 (24.32%) VPN
20 43 (23.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 42 (22.70%) DHCP
22 38 (20.54%) Security Cleared
23 37 (20.00%) SharePoint
24 35 (18.92%) Windows 7
25 32 (17.30%) Linux Command Line
25 32 (17.30%) Self-Motivation
26 31 (16.76%) Social Skills
26 31 (16.76%) Exchange Server 2013
27 30 (16.22%) ITIL

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 58 (31.35%) MS Exchange
2 37 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 31 (16.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (2.70%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.62%) Confluence
6 2 (1.08%) IIS
7 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (15.14%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.78%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.62%) SAP GTS
2 1 (0.54%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 91 (49.19%) Microsoft 365
2 84 (45.41%) Azure
3 29 (15.68%) Azure Active Directory
4 18 (9.73%) AWS
5 11 (5.95%) PaaS
6 10 (5.41%) IaaS
7 9 (4.86%) SaaS
8 6 (3.24%) OneDrive
9 4 (2.16%) Power Automate
9 4 (2.16%) Power Platform
9 4 (2.16%) PowerApps
10 3 (1.62%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (1.62%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 1 (0.54%) Azure Storage
11 1 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.54%) Google Workspace
11 1 (0.54%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 73 (39.46%) Firewall
2 56 (30.27%) DNS
3 45 (24.32%) VPN
4 42 (22.70%) DHCP
5 27 (14.59%) SAN
6 17 (9.19%) TCP/IP
7 15 (8.11%) LAN
8 13 (7.03%) WAN
9 9 (4.86%) Remote Desktop
9 9 (4.86%) VoIP
10 6 (3.24%) iSCSI
10 6 (3.24%) NAS
10 6 (3.24%) NetScaler
10 6 (3.24%) VLAN
10 6 (3.24%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (2.70%) Internet
11 5 (2.70%) Wireless
12 4 (2.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.95%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.62%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.54%) GIS
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 5 (2.70%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (2.16%) Bitbucket
2 4 (2.16%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.62%) JIRA
4 2 (1.08%) Artifactory
4 2 (1.08%) Gradle
4 2 (1.08%) Maven
5 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (16.76%) Social Skills
2 29 (15.68%) Public Sector
3 23 (12.43%) Legal
4 14 (7.57%) Organisational Skills
5 11 (5.95%) Finance
6 9 (4.86%) Electronics
7 7 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (3.24%) Manufacturing
9 5 (2.70%) Back Office
9 5 (2.70%) Presentation Skills
10 4 (2.16%) Marketing
10 4 (2.16%) Telecoms
11 2 (1.08%) Billing
11 2 (1.08%) Influencing Skills
11 2 (1.08%) Military
12 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.54%) Law
12 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (20.54%) Support Engineer
2 37 (20.00%) Administrator
3 34 (18.38%) IT Support
4 33 (17.84%) IT Engineer
5 32 (17.30%) Systems Administrator
6 26 (14.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 22 (11.89%) Analyst
8 21 (11.35%) IT Support Engineer
9 20 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
10 17 (9.19%) Support Analyst
11 14 (7.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 13 (7.03%) 3rd Line Support
13 11 (5.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 10 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 9 (4.86%) Support Specialist
16 8 (4.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 8 (4.32%) Infrastructure Support
17 7 (3.78%) Consultant
17 7 (3.78%) Developer
17 7 (3.78%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.78%) Java EE
1 7 (3.78%) Middleware
2 5 (2.70%) Ajax
2 5 (2.70%) HTML
2 5 (2.70%) jQuery
2 5 (2.70%) XML
3 2 (1.08%) .NET
3 2 (1.08%) COM
3 2 (1.08%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (1.08%) WSH
4 1 (0.54%) JSON
4 1 (0.54%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.30%) Linux Command Line
1 32 (17.30%) Self-Motivation
2 29 (15.68%) Data Centre
3 12 (6.49%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (5.41%) PKI
5 7 (3.78%) Driving Licence
6 6 (3.24%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (2.16%) Clustering
9 3 (1.62%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.62%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.08%) Cloud Native
10 2 (1.08%) Legacy Applications
10 2 (1.08%) NHS
10 2 (1.08%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.08%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.54%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 185 (100.00%) Windows
2 175 (94.59%) Windows Server
3 120 (64.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 89 (48.11%) Windows Server 2019
5 67 (36.22%) Windows 10
6 62 (33.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 55 (29.73%) Linux
8 35 (18.92%) Windows 7
9 26 (14.05%) Ubuntu
10 17 (9.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (8.11%) Windows 8
12 12 (6.49%) Android
13 9 (4.86%) Apple iOS
13 9 (4.86%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (4.32%) Unix
15 7 (3.78%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (1.62%) CentOS
17 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (23.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 30 (16.22%) ITIL
3 25 (13.51%) Computer Science
4 19 (10.27%) Migration
4 19 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (7.03%) DevOps
6 10 (5.41%) Change Management
6 10 (5.41%) Network Virtualisation
7 9 (4.86%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (4.86%) Incident Management
8 8 (4.32%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (4.32%) Task Automation
9 7 (3.78%) Data Centre Operations
9 7 (3.78%) Patch Management
9 7 (3.78%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (3.24%) Project Delivery
10 6 (3.24%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.24%) Time Management
11 5 (2.70%) Ethical Hacking
11 5 (2.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 67 (36.22%) PowerShell
2 28 (15.14%) SQL
3 12 (6.49%) Java
4 5 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.70%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.62%) C
6 2 (1.08%) VB
6 2 (1.08%) VBScript
7 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (20.54%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (8.65%) SC Cleared
4 12 (6.49%) MCP
5 8 (4.32%) A+ Certification
6 7 (3.78%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (3.78%) CCNA
6 7 (3.78%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.78%) MCSA
6 7 (3.78%) MCSE
7 6 (3.24%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (2.70%) CEH
9 4 (2.16%) Degree
9 4 (2.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.62%) CCENT
10 3 (1.62%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.54%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.27%) SLA
2 8 (4.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.24%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 128 (69.19%) Active Directory
2 69 (37.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (30.81%) Hyper-V
4 20 (10.81%) XenApp
5 18 (9.73%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (8.11%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (6.49%) vSphere
8 11 (5.95%) VirtualBox
8 11 (5.95%) XenDesktop
9 8 (4.32%) Virtual Desktop
10 7 (3.78%) Docker
11 4 (2.16%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (1.62%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (1.08%) NFS
14 1 (0.54%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (10.27%) Microsoft Intune
2 16 (8.65%) Kubernetes
3 14 (7.57%) SCVMM
4 13 (7.03%) SCCM
5 9 (4.86%) Microsoft Clustering
5 9 (4.86%) SCOrch
6 8 (4.32%) vCenter Server
7 7 (3.78%) Ansible
7 7 (3.78%) Terraform
8 5 (2.70%) SCOM
9 3 (1.62%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (1.62%) Packer
10 2 (1.08%) Backup Exec
10 2 (1.08%) Consul
10 2 (1.08%) Grafana
10 2 (1.08%) Graphite
10 2 (1.08%) NetApp OnCommand
10 2 (1.08%) Opsview
10 2 (1.08%) Prometheus
10 2 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 141 (76.22%) Microsoft
2 103 (55.68%) VMware
3 53 (28.65%) Cisco
4 30 (16.22%) Citrix
5 19 (10.27%) Veeam
6 17 (9.19%) NetApp
7 16 (8.65%) Sophos
8 15 (8.11%) Oracle
9 14 (7.57%) Red Hat
10 13 (7.03%) HP
11 8 (4.32%) ServiceNow
12 7 (3.78%) SAP
13 6 (3.24%) Dell
13 6 (3.24%) IBM
13 6 (3.24%) SolarWinds
13 6 (3.24%) SonicWALL
14 4 (2.16%) Polycom
15 3 (1.62%) Avaya
15 3 (1.62%) EMC
15 3 (1.62%) Ivanti