Period
to 5 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Windows Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server over the 6 months to 5 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > South East
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 42 35
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 1,386 1,537 1,974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.59% 5.37% 6.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.81% 21.22% 23.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,212 1,302 1,812
South East median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £21,275
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +6.67%

Windows Server 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 6,356 7,243 8,477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.62% 25.29% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5,266 5,944 7,291
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in the South East

Windows Server
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server in the South East.

Salary trend for Windows Server in the South East

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in the South East over the 6 months to 5 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in the South East

Windows Server
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 within the South East region over the 6 months to 5 December 2019. 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 +18 413 £35,000 - 66
Thames Valley -29 349 £39,500 -1.25% 119
Surrey +8 332 £37,500 - 54
Berkshire -28 218 £40,000 -11.11% 50
West Sussex +20 146 £39,500 +5.33% 19
Kent +15 77 £34,088 -2.61% 36
Buckinghamshire -42 70 £35,000 -12.50% 38
East Sussex +41 67 £50,000 +17.65% 11
Oxfordshire -16 61 £37,500 +15.38% 31
Middlesex -4 1 £30,000 -18.92% 1
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 5 December 2019, IT jobs citing Windows Server 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.

1 1,379 (99.49%) Windows
2 756 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 749 (54.04%) Microsoft
4 662 (47.76%) VMware
5 562 (40.55%) Office 365
6 457 (32.97%) Azure
7 445 (32.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 383 (27.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 351 (25.32%) Hyper-V
10 326 (23.52%) MS Exchange
11 318 (22.94%) Linux
12 315 (22.73%) Firewall
13 311 (22.44%) Cisco
14 308 (22.22%) Windows 10
15 307 (22.15%) ITIL
16 302 (21.79%) SQL Server
17 287 (20.71%) SQL
18 278 (20.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 264 (19.05%) DNS
20 261 (18.83%) Windows Server 2008
21 255 (18.40%) Citrix
22 230 (16.59%) PowerShell
23 220 (15.87%) DHCP
24 209 (15.08%) Windows 7
25 201 (14.50%) AWS
26 179 (12.91%) SCCM
27 177 (12.77%) WAN
28 174 (12.55%) Microsoft Office
29 165 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
30 162 (11.69%) IIS

Windows Server
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
1 326 (23.52%) MS Exchange
2 162 (11.69%) IIS
3 142 (10.25%) SharePoint
4 85 (6.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 81 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 41 (2.96%) Skype for Business
7 24 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (1.30%) Apache
9 14 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
10 13 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (0.94%) Tomcat
11 12 (0.87%) WebLogic
12 11 (0.79%) CMS
13 6 (0.43%) EPiServer
13 6 (0.43%) Kentico
13 6 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
14 5 (0.36%) JBoss
15 4 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.29%) Confluence
16 3 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 174 (12.55%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
5 4 (0.29%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 7 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.29%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.22%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.22%) Workfront
6 1 (0.072%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.072%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.072%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.072%) Exchequer
6 1 (0.072%) Line 50
6 1 (0.072%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 562 (40.55%) Office 365
2 457 (32.97%) Azure
3 201 (14.50%) AWS
4 75 (5.41%) SaaS
5 65 (4.69%) IaaS
6 56 (4.04%) Azure Active Directory
7 45 (3.25%) PaaS
8 41 (2.96%) Power Platform
9 27 (1.95%) OneDrive
10 22 (1.59%) PowerApps
11 21 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
12 19 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
13 14 (1.01%) GCP
14 10 (0.72%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 8 (0.58%) Akamai
16 7 (0.51%) GitHub
17 6 (0.43%) Azure Stack
17 6 (0.43%) Basecamp
18 5 (0.36%) Mimecast
18 5 (0.36%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 315 (22.73%) Firewall
2 264 (19.05%) DNS
3 220 (15.87%) DHCP
4 177 (12.77%) WAN
5 159 (11.47%) TCP/IP
6 152 (10.97%) LAN
7 116 (8.37%) VPN
8 106 (7.65%) SAN
9 98 (7.07%) VoIP
10 75 (5.41%) Internet
11 58 (4.18%) VLAN
12 47 (3.39%) Network Security
13 45 (3.25%) NAS
14 40 (2.89%) Skype
15 36 (2.60%) Wireless
16 29 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
17 27 (1.95%) SSL
18 26 (1.88%) Cisco ASA
19 23 (1.66%) Remote Desktop
20 22 (1.59%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 302 (21.79%) SQL Server
2 31 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (2.02%) Oracle Database
5 22 (1.59%) Power BI
6 21 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
7 20 (1.44%) MySQL
7 20 (1.44%) Relational Database
7 20 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (0.94%) RDBMS
11 12 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
14 7 (0.51%) Big Data
14 7 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
15 6 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
16 5 (0.36%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 54 (3.90%) Git (software)
2 36 (2.60%) Visual Studio
3 25 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
3 25 (1.80%) TeamCity
3 25 (1.80%) Visual Studio Team System
4 17 (1.23%) Jenkins
4 17 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (0.94%) JIRA
5 13 (0.94%) LINQPad
6 11 (0.79%) Fiddler
7 8 (0.58%) Bitbucket
8 7 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (0.51%) JUnit
9 6 (0.43%) Chocolatey
9 6 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (0.36%) MSI
11 3 (0.22%) AdminStudio
11 3 (0.22%) AutoIt
11 3 (0.22%) InstallShield
12 2 (0.14%) Subversion
General
1 111 (8.01%) Finance
2 38 (2.74%) Public Sector
2 38 (2.74%) Retail
3 34 (2.45%) Telecoms
4 25 (1.80%) Banking
5 17 (1.23%) Financial Institution
6 16 (1.15%) Back Office
7 13 (0.94%) Online Betting
8 12 (0.87%) Legal
9 10 (0.72%) Automotive
10 8 (0.58%) Games
10 8 (0.58%) Marketing
11 6 (0.43%) Law
11 6 (0.43%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.29%) Billing
12 4 (0.29%) Czech Language
12 4 (0.29%) Military
12 4 (0.29%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.22%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 245 (17.68%) Support Engineer
2 230 (16.59%) Analyst
3 213 (15.37%) IT Support
4 201 (14.50%) IT Engineer
5 195 (14.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 142 (10.25%) Support Analyst
7 127 (9.16%) 2nd Line Support
8 106 (7.65%) IT Support Engineer
9 96 (6.93%) IT Analyst
10 91 (6.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 80 (5.77%) Administrator
12 78 (5.63%) IT Support Analyst
13 75 (5.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 72 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 69 (4.98%) Cloud Engineer
16 63 (4.55%) Azure Engineer
16 63 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
17 62 (4.47%) Systems Administrator
18 60 (4.33%) Consultant
19 59 (4.26%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (6.57%) .NET
2 35 (2.53%) ASP.NET
3 29 (2.09%) JSON
4 28 (2.02%) .NET Core
5 27 (1.95%) .NET Framework
6 26 (1.88%) Web Services
7 25 (1.80%) HTML
8 24 (1.73%) AngularJS
9 23 (1.66%) XML
10 21 (1.52%) CSS
11 17 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (1.08%) LDAP
13 13 (0.94%) HTML5
14 12 (0.87%) WPF
14 12 (0.87%) X-Windows
15 11 (0.79%) Spring
16 10 (0.72%) REST
16 10 (0.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 9 (0.65%) ActiveMQ
17 9 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 144 (10.39%) Data Centre
2 60 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (4.33%) Driving Licence
3 58 (4.18%) Self-Motivation
4 54 (3.90%) Management Information System
5 47 (3.39%) Clustering
6 41 (2.96%) Replication
7 37 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
8 27 (1.95%) NHS
9 25 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
10 21 (1.52%) Public Cloud
11 16 (1.15%) PKI
12 15 (1.08%) Enterprise Cloud
13 14 (1.01%) Private Cloud
14 13 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
16 9 (0.65%) EMC VNX
17 6 (0.43%) FMCG
18 5 (0.36%) CMDB
18 5 (0.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1,379 (99.49%) Windows
2 383 (27.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 318 (22.94%) Linux
4 308 (22.22%) Windows 10
5 261 (18.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 209 (15.08%) Windows 7
7 99 (7.14%) Windows 8
8 77 (5.56%) Unix
9 42 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (1.80%) Ubuntu
11 24 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 22 (1.59%) CentOS
13 21 (1.52%) VMS
14 17 (1.23%) Apple iOS
15 10 (0.72%) Android
15 10 (0.72%) Solaris
16 7 (0.51%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.43%) AIX
17 6 (0.43%) Debian
18 3 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (22.15%) ITIL
2 278 (20.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 150 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
4 131 (9.45%) DevOps
5 108 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
6 101 (7.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 100 (7.22%) Migration
8 82 (5.92%) Mentoring
9 55 (3.97%) Cybersecurity
10 54 (3.90%) Configuration Management
11 49 (3.54%) Load Balancing
11 49 (3.54%) Service Management
12 47 (3.39%) Computer Science
12 47 (3.39%) Problem Management
13 46 (3.32%) Time Management
14 43 (3.10%) Infrastructure as Code
14 43 (3.10%) Performance Monitoring
15 41 (2.96%) Business Continuity
15 41 (2.96%) High Availability
15 41 (2.96%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 287 (20.71%) SQL
2 230 (16.59%) PowerShell
3 86 (6.20%) C#
4 54 (3.90%) JavaScript
5 34 (2.45%) Java
5 34 (2.45%) Python
6 33 (2.38%) T-SQL
7 27 (1.95%) Bash Shell
7 27 (1.95%) C
8 19 (1.37%) Shell Script
9 16 (1.15%) Ruby
10 13 (0.94%) PHP
11 11 (0.79%) Perl
12 10 (0.72%) VBScript
13 8 (0.58%) VB
14 7 (0.51%) C++
14 7 (0.51%) Go
14 7 (0.51%) XPath
15 5 (0.36%) ABAP
15 5 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 165 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 116 (8.37%) MCSE
3 112 (8.08%) Degree
4 108 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
5 103 (7.43%) Security Cleared
6 89 (6.42%) CCNA
7 57 (4.11%) MCSA
8 50 (3.61%) DV Cleared
9 45 (3.25%) SC Cleared
10 42 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 30 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
12 29 (2.09%) CCNP
13 22 (1.59%) MCITP
14 19 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
14 19 (1.37%) HND
14 19 (1.37%) MCP
15 13 (0.94%) CCA
16 12 (0.87%) DBS Check
17 11 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
18 10 (0.72%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (8.37%) SLA
2 34 (2.45%) PCI DSS
3 22 (1.59%) GDPR
3 22 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (0.51%) COBIT
6 5 (0.36%) NCSC
6 5 (0.36%) NIST
7 4 (0.29%) PMO
7 4 (0.29%) QA
8 3 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 3 (0.22%) DICOM
9 2 (0.14%) RMADS
10 1 (0.072%) BS7799
10 1 (0.072%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.072%) GxP
10 1 (0.072%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 756 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 445 (32.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 351 (25.32%) Hyper-V
4 64 (4.62%) vSphere
5 57 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
6 56 (4.04%) Docker
7 49 (3.54%) XenDesktop
8 43 (3.10%) XenApp
9 33 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
10 30 (2.16%) Virtual Servers
11 18 (1.30%) Terminal Services
12 15 (1.08%) NFS
13 14 (1.01%) VirtualBox
14 13 (0.94%) LXC
15 12 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 11 (0.79%) DFS Replication
17 10 (0.72%) Firmware
18 9 (0.65%) Terminal Server
18 9 (0.65%) VMware NSX
19 8 (0.58%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 179 (12.91%) SCCM
2 72 (5.19%) SCOM
3 57 (4.11%) WSUS
4 56 (4.04%) Ansible
5 53 (3.82%) Microsoft Intune
6 42 (3.03%) Kubernetes
7 39 (2.81%) Terraform
8 38 (2.74%) Puppet
9 35 (2.53%) NetBackup
10 33 (2.38%) vCenter Server
11 27 (1.95%) Backup Exec
11 27 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
12 23 (1.66%) SCVMM
13 22 (1.59%) Microsoft Clustering
13 22 (1.59%) vRealize
14 18 (1.30%) EMC NetWorker
15 17 (1.23%) Kibana
16 10 (0.72%) BMC PATROL
17 9 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
17 9 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 749 (54.04%) Microsoft
2 662 (47.76%) VMware
3 311 (22.44%) Cisco
4 255 (18.40%) Citrix
5 131 (9.45%) HP
6 84 (6.06%) Oracle
7 70 (5.05%) Veeam
8 63 (4.55%) Dell
9 61 (4.40%) NetApp
10 51 (3.68%) EMC
11 42 (3.03%) IBM
12 35 (2.53%) Meraki
13 33 (2.38%) Symantec
14 32 (2.31%) Red Hat
15 28 (2.02%) Juniper
15 28 (2.02%) SolarWinds
16 23 (1.66%) 3PAR
17 22 (1.59%) Aruba
18 20 (1.44%) Google
19 19 (1.37%) SonicWALL