Period
to 17 April 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 17 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2016
England > South East
6 months to
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 205 185 228
Rank change year-on-year -20 +43 +134
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2016 174 318 367
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.38% 1.57% 1.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.47% 6.63% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 140 250 311
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,225 £23,500
25th Percentile £33,375 £30,063 £28,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +14.00% - +15.38%
75th Percentile £50,531 £48,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £56,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 2,691 4,800 6,701
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.36% 23.77% 25.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,177 4,007 5,537
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £24,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Hampshire +17 65 £39,500 +36.21% 6
Surrey +49 51 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Thames Valley -3 36 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Berkshire +8 15 £46,000 +27.60% 3
Oxfordshire +23 13 £45,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +8 8 £36,250 -34.09% 3
Kent -15 7 £39,000 -14.29% 1
Sussex - 7 £40,000 -
West Sussex -14 5 £22,000 -43.59% 2
East Sussex +20 4 £38,750 -8.82% 3
Windows Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 174 (100.00%) Windows
2 137 (78.74%) Windows Server
3 135 (77.59%) Active Directory
4 134 (77.01%) Microsoft
5 126 (72.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 125 (71.84%) VMware
7 99 (56.90%) VMware Infrastructure
8 84 (48.28%) Azure
9 80 (45.98%) Windows Server 2019
10 77 (44.25%) Microsoft 365
11 67 (38.51%) DNS
12 63 (36.21%) Hyper-V
13 61 (35.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 58 (33.33%) Security Cleared
15 57 (32.76%) Windows Server 2008
15 57 (32.76%) Firewall
16 56 (32.18%) Windows 10
17 55 (31.61%) SC Cleared
18 47 (27.01%) PowerShell
19 46 (26.44%) MS Exchange
20 45 (25.86%) Data Centre
21 44 (25.29%) DHCP
22 42 (24.14%) Azure Active Directory
23 41 (23.56%) VMware ESXi
24 40 (22.99%) SCCM
25 39 (22.41%) ITIL
25 39 (22.41%) Linux
26 37 (21.26%) AWS
27 36 (20.69%) Cisco
28 35 (20.11%) Veeam

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 46 (26.44%) MS Exchange
2 23 (13.22%) SharePoint
3 14 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.45%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.30%) Confluence
7 3 (1.72%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.57%) IIS
8 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (10.92%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.60%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 84 (48.28%) Azure
2 77 (44.25%) Microsoft 365
3 42 (24.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 37 (21.26%) AWS
5 29 (16.67%) PaaS
6 28 (16.09%) IaaS
7 27 (15.52%) SaaS
8 5 (2.87%) OneDrive
9 4 (2.30%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (2.30%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 2 (1.15%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.57%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 67 (38.51%) DNS
2 57 (32.76%) Firewall
3 44 (25.29%) DHCP
4 33 (18.97%) SAN
5 19 (10.92%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (8.62%) VSAN
6 15 (8.62%) WAN
7 14 (8.05%) VPN
8 13 (7.47%) LAN
8 13 (7.47%) TCP/IP
9 11 (6.32%) VoIP
10 8 (4.60%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (4.60%) VLAN
11 7 (4.02%) Skype
12 6 (3.45%) Wireless
13 4 (2.30%) NetScaler
13 4 (2.30%) Network Security
14 3 (1.72%) DMZ
15 2 (1.15%) Fibre Channel
15 2 (1.15%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.87%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.30%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (2.87%) Bitbucket
1 5 (2.87%) Git (software)
1 5 (2.87%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.30%) JIRA
3 3 (1.72%) Artifactory
3 3 (1.72%) Gradle
3 3 (1.72%) Maven
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (4.60%) Finance
2 4 (2.30%) Public Sector
3 3 (1.72%) Billing
4 2 (1.15%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.15%) Banking
4 2 (1.15%) Legal
4 2 (1.15%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.15%) Military
5 1 (0.57%) Law
5 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (24.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 41 (23.56%) IT Engineer
3 27 (15.52%) Support Engineer
4 26 (14.94%) IT Support
5 18 (10.34%) Analyst
6 16 (9.20%) IT Support Engineer
7 15 (8.62%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
8 13 (7.47%) Administrator
8 13 (7.47%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (5.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 9 (5.17%) IT Analyst
9 9 (5.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (5.17%) Support Analyst
9 9 (5.17%) Technical Leader
10 8 (4.60%) Server Engineer
10 8 (4.60%) Windows Engineer
11 7 (4.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 7 (4.02%) IT Support Analyst
11 7 (4.02%) Microsoft Engineer
11 7 (4.02%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.30%) Java EE
1 4 (2.30%) Middleware
1 4 (2.30%) X-Windows
2 2 (1.15%) COM
2 2 (1.15%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.57%) .NET
3 1 (0.57%) Ajax
3 1 (0.57%) HTML
3 1 (0.57%) jQuery
3 1 (0.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (25.86%) Data Centre
2 20 (11.49%) Public Cloud
3 11 (6.32%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (5.17%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (4.60%) PKI
6 6 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.87%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.72%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.72%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.72%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.15%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.15%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.57%) Clustering
10 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.57%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 174 (100.00%) Windows
2 137 (78.74%) Windows Server
3 126 (72.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 80 (45.98%) Windows Server 2019
5 57 (32.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 56 (32.18%) Windows 10
7 39 (22.41%) Linux
8 31 (17.82%) Windows 7
9 12 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (4.60%) Windows 8
11 7 (4.02%) Android
11 7 (4.02%) CentOS
12 6 (3.45%) Apple iOS
13 4 (2.30%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (2.30%) Unix
14 2 (1.15%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (35.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 39 (22.41%) ITIL
3 28 (16.09%) DevOps
4 21 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
4 21 (12.07%) IT Strategy
4 21 (12.07%) ITIL V3
4 21 (12.07%) Service Management
5 16 (9.20%) Migration
6 14 (8.05%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (6.90%) Project Delivery
8 11 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (5.75%) Change Management
9 10 (5.75%) ITSM
10 8 (4.60%) Network Virtualisation
11 7 (4.02%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (4.02%) Data Centre Operations
11 7 (4.02%) Mentoring
11 7 (4.02%) Server Monitoring
11 7 (4.02%) Task Automation
12 6 (3.45%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (27.01%) PowerShell
2 18 (10.34%) SQL
3 5 (2.87%) Java
4 3 (1.72%) C
5 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.57%) Python
5 1 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 58 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 55 (31.61%) SC Cleared
3 24 (13.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 19 (10.92%) MCP
5 18 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (8.62%) MCSE
7 12 (6.90%) MCSA
8 8 (4.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (4.02%) VCP6
10 6 (3.45%) CCNA
10 6 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (3.45%) DV Cleared
11 5 (2.87%) CEH
12 4 (2.30%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (1.72%) CCENT
14 2 (1.15%) MCTS
15 1 (0.57%) A+ Certification
15 1 (0.57%) DBS Check
15 1 (0.57%) Degree
15 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.47%) SLA
2 6 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials
2 6 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 135 (77.59%) Active Directory
2 99 (56.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (36.21%) Hyper-V
4 41 (23.56%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (9.77%) Virtual Servers
5 17 (9.77%) vSphere
6 14 (8.05%) VMware NSX
7 12 (6.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 12 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (4.60%) Virtual Desktop
9 7 (4.02%) Docker
9 7 (4.02%) XenApp
10 4 (2.30%) NFS
11 1 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.57%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.57%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 40 (22.99%) SCCM
2 35 (20.11%) SCVMM
3 33 (18.97%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (6.90%) Kubernetes
4 12 (6.90%) SCOM
5 8 (4.60%) Microsoft Clustering
5 8 (4.60%) SCOrch
5 8 (4.60%) vCenter Server
6 7 (4.02%) Ansible
6 7 (4.02%) Terraform
7 5 (2.87%) NetBackup
7 5 (2.87%) SCSM
7 5 (2.87%) WSUS
8 4 (2.30%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (1.15%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (1.15%) Grafana
9 2 (1.15%) Graphite
9 2 (1.15%) Opsview
9 2 (1.15%) Packer
Vendors
1 134 (77.01%) Microsoft
2 125 (71.84%) VMware
3 36 (20.69%) Cisco
4 35 (20.11%) Veeam
5 17 (9.77%) Citrix
6 16 (9.20%) ServiceNow
6 16 (9.20%) Sophos
7 15 (8.62%) HP
8 12 (6.90%) Dell
8 12 (6.90%) Red Hat
9 11 (6.32%) SolarWinds
10 10 (5.75%) NetApp
11 8 (4.60%) Oracle
12 7 (4.02%) EMC
13 6 (3.45%) CommVault
13 6 (3.45%) SonicWALL
13 6 (3.45%) Symantec
14 5 (2.87%) Dell Compellent
15 4 (2.30%) IBM
15 4 (2.30%) Juniper