Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 41 33
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 1,491 1,764 1,957
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.68% 5.86% 6.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.47% 23.38% 23.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,297 1,495 1,767
South East median annual salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% -5.33% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,600 £22,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 6,636 7,544 8,353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.28% 25.08% 28.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5,373 6,284 7,133
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,575 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 19 June 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 19 June 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
Thames Valley -5 552 £37,500 -2.60% 18
Hampshire -2 354 £35,000 - 23
Surrey +8 332 £45,000 +28.57% 17
Berkshire -19 300 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Buckinghamshire 0 161 £35,000 +7.69% 4
West Sussex +14 127 £42,500 +30.77% 2
Oxfordshire +35 90 £35,000 -8.50% 5
Kent +8 88 £36,500 +12.31% 8
East Sussex +23 38 £47,500 +25.00% 4
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 1,489 (99.87%) Windows
2 872 (58.48%) Active Directory
3 783 (52.52%) Microsoft
4 676 (45.34%) VMware
5 498 (33.40%) Office 365
6 475 (31.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 430 (28.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 427 (28.64%) VMware Infrastructure
9 418 (28.03%) Hyper-V
10 388 (26.02%) SQL
11 372 (24.95%) Windows Server 2008
12 368 (24.68%) ITIL
13 338 (22.67%) Firewall
14 324 (21.73%) DNS
14 324 (21.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 323 (21.66%) SQL Server
16 317 (21.26%) Linux
17 282 (18.91%) DHCP
18 280 (18.78%) PowerShell
19 260 (17.44%) MS Exchange
20 251 (16.83%) Cisco
21 250 (16.77%) Windows 10
22 247 (16.57%) Microsoft Certification
23 219 (14.69%) IIS
24 213 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
25 201 (13.48%) Windows 7
26 194 (13.01%) TCP/IP
26 194 (13.01%) Problem-Solving
27 175 (11.74%) Citrix
28 174 (11.67%) SCCM

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
1 260 (17.44%) MS Exchange
2 219 (14.69%) IIS
3 134 (8.99%) SharePoint
4 81 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 81 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 62 (4.16%) Skype for Business
6 25 (1.68%) Apache
7 22 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
8 20 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
9 17 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
10 16 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
11 14 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
12 11 (0.74%) nginx
12 11 (0.74%) Tomcat
12 11 (0.74%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.54%) OpenStack
13 8 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.47%) CMS
15 5 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (0.34%) Umbraco
Applications
1 213 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.067%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.067%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.27%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.067%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.067%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.067%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 498 (33.40%) Office 365
2 475 (31.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 167 (11.20%) Amazon AWS
4 83 (5.57%) IaaS
5 59 (3.96%) Azure Active Directory
5 59 (3.96%) SaaS
6 50 (3.35%) PaaS
7 28 (1.88%) Google Cloud Platform
8 21 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
9 17 (1.14%) Power Platform
10 16 (1.07%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 14 (0.94%) Azure Stack
11 14 (0.94%) GitHub
12 12 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 5 (0.34%) Datadog
15 4 (0.27%) Mimecast
16 3 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 2 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 338 (22.67%) Firewall
2 324 (21.73%) DNS
3 282 (18.91%) DHCP
4 194 (13.01%) TCP/IP
5 158 (10.60%) LAN
6 152 (10.19%) VPN
7 141 (9.46%) WAN
8 92 (6.17%) VoIP
9 78 (5.23%) SAN
9 78 (5.23%) VLAN
10 76 (5.10%) Internet
11 58 (3.89%) Skype
12 53 (3.55%) Wireless
13 51 (3.42%) IP Telephony
14 39 (2.62%) Wi-Fi
15 38 (2.55%) Network Security
16 34 (2.28%) BIG-IP
16 34 (2.28%) Remote Desktop
17 31 (2.08%) NAS
18 30 (2.01%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 323 (21.66%) SQL Server
2 62 (4.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 49 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 42 (2.82%) SQL Server 2016
5 41 (2.75%) SQL Server 2014
6 30 (2.01%) Relational Database
6 30 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 26 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 20 (1.34%) Azure SQL Database
10 18 (1.21%) DB2
11 17 (1.14%) Power BI
12 16 (1.07%) MySQL
13 14 (0.94%) Hadoop
13 14 (0.94%) Oracle Database
14 12 (0.80%) Data Lake
15 10 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
15 10 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
16 6 (0.40%) Redis
17 5 (0.34%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 55 (3.69%) Visual Studio
2 36 (2.41%) Jenkins
3 34 (2.28%) Git (software)
4 26 (1.74%) JIRA
5 24 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
7 20 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 15 (1.01%) Bitbucket
9 9 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (0.60%) TeamCity
10 7 (0.47%) Chocolatey
10 7 (0.47%) SonarQube
11 5 (0.34%) Selenium
11 5 (0.34%) Travis CI
11 5 (0.34%) Vagrant
12 3 (0.20%) JUnit
12 3 (0.20%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.13%) CircleCI
13 2 (0.13%) Jasmine
General
1 128 (8.58%) Finance
2 33 (2.21%) Retail
3 28 (1.88%) Electronics
3 28 (1.88%) Telecoms
4 23 (1.54%) Legal
5 17 (1.14%) Law
6 16 (1.07%) Back Office
7 13 (0.87%) Marketing
8 12 (0.80%) Banking
9 8 (0.54%) Spanish Language
10 7 (0.47%) Advertising
10 7 (0.47%) German Language
11 6 (0.40%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.34%) Automotive
12 5 (0.34%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.34%) Online Betting
13 4 (0.27%) Billing
13 4 (0.27%) Games
14 3 (0.20%) Publishing
15 2 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 276 (18.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 270 (18.11%) Support Engineer
3 224 (15.02%) Analyst
4 214 (14.35%) IT Engineer
5 182 (12.21%) IT Support
6 130 (8.72%) Support Analyst
7 112 (7.51%) 2nd Line Support
8 107 (7.18%) IT Support Engineer
9 87 (5.84%) Systems Engineer
10 83 (5.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 81 (5.43%) Azure Engineer
12 79 (5.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 76 (5.10%) Consultant
14 75 (5.03%) Windows Engineer
15 73 (4.90%) Administrator
16 68 (4.56%) IT Analyst
17 66 (4.43%) Cloud Engineer
18 62 (4.16%) Infrastructure Support
19 60 (4.02%) Systems Administrator
20 58 (3.89%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (5.84%) .NET
2 60 (4.02%) Web Services
3 40 (2.68%) ASP.NET
4 39 (2.62%) HTML
5 34 (2.28%) .NET Framework
6 32 (2.15%) CSS
6 32 (2.15%) XML
7 29 (1.95%) JSON
8 25 (1.68%) AngularJS
9 21 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (1.21%) .NET Core
11 17 (1.14%) X-Windows
12 16 (1.07%) LDAP
13 13 (0.87%) J2EE
14 12 (0.80%) Ajax
15 11 (0.74%) Elastic Stack
15 11 (0.74%) jQuery
15 11 (0.74%) XML Messaging
16 10 (0.67%) ASP.NET Web API
16 10 (0.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 130 (8.72%) Data Centre
2 69 (4.63%) Driving Licence
3 54 (3.62%) Clustering
4 53 (3.55%) Self-Motivation
5 46 (3.09%) Public Cloud
6 39 (2.62%) Linux Command Line
6 39 (2.62%) Replication
7 36 (2.41%) Management Information System
7 36 (2.41%) PKI
8 33 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
10 20 (1.34%) NHS
11 18 (1.21%) Data Protection Act
11 18 (1.21%) Fat Client
11 18 (1.21%) Thin Client
12 14 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (0.87%) EPoS
14 12 (0.80%) Reinsurance
14 12 (0.80%) User Experience
15 11 (0.74%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,489 (99.87%) Windows
2 430 (28.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 372 (24.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 317 (21.26%) Linux
5 250 (16.77%) Windows 10
6 201 (13.48%) Windows 7
7 99 (6.64%) Windows 8
8 76 (5.10%) Unix
9 55 (3.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 47 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 28 (1.88%) CentOS
12 17 (1.14%) Ubuntu
13 13 (0.87%) Debian
13 13 (0.87%) Windows XP
14 12 (0.80%) Android
14 12 (0.80%) VMS
15 11 (0.74%) AIX
15 11 (0.74%) Apple iOS
16 10 (0.67%) Mac OS X
16 10 (0.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (24.68%) ITIL
2 324 (21.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 194 (13.01%) Problem-Solving
4 137 (9.19%) Agile Software Development
5 132 (8.85%) DevOps
6 97 (6.51%) Migration
7 84 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 81 (5.43%) Project Management
9 73 (4.90%) Time Management
10 70 (4.69%) Business Continuity
11 68 (4.56%) Presales
12 66 (4.43%) Service Management
13 57 (3.82%) Mentoring
14 53 (3.55%) Root Cause Analysis
14 53 (3.55%) Service Delivery
15 52 (3.49%) Incident Management
16 49 (3.29%) PRINCE2
17 48 (3.22%) Configuration Management
17 48 (3.22%) High Availability
18 47 (3.15%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 388 (26.02%) SQL
2 280 (18.78%) PowerShell
3 77 (5.16%) C#
4 61 (4.09%) JavaScript
5 54 (3.62%) T-SQL
6 52 (3.49%) Python
7 48 (3.22%) Java
8 29 (1.95%) Bash Shell
9 25 (1.68%) Ruby
10 18 (1.21%) C
11 16 (1.07%) Perl
12 14 (0.94%) Shell Script
13 12 (0.80%) C++
14 10 (0.67%) PHP
15 8 (0.54%) Go
16 3 (0.20%) XPath
17 2 (0.13%) VBA
18 1 (0.067%) Delphi
18 1 (0.067%) VB
18 1 (0.067%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 247 (16.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 167 (11.20%) MCSE
3 138 (9.26%) Security Cleared
4 131 (8.79%) MCSA
5 114 (7.65%) Degree
6 99 (6.64%) Cisco Certification
7 84 (5.63%) SC Cleared
8 76 (5.10%) CCNA
9 68 (4.56%) MCP
10 41 (2.75%) A+ Certification
11 37 (2.48%) DV Cleared
12 30 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 26 (1.74%) MCITP
14 25 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
15 24 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 22 (1.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 20 (1.34%) CCNP
18 17 (1.14%) CISSP
19 15 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
20 13 (0.87%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (9.86%) SLA
2 56 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (2.55%) PCI DSS
3 38 (2.55%) PMO
4 35 (2.35%) Cyber Essentials
5 30 (2.01%) GDPR
6 26 (1.74%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 14 (0.94%) ISO 9001
8 11 (0.74%) COBIT
9 10 (0.67%) QA
10 8 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 7 (0.47%) GAMP
11 7 (0.47%) ISAE 3402
11 7 (0.47%) ISO 22301
11 7 (0.47%) ISO 31000
11 7 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 7 (0.47%) NIST
12 5 (0.34%) RMADS
13 4 (0.27%) WAI
14 3 (0.20%) JSP 440
System Software
1 872 (58.48%) Active Directory
2 427 (28.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 418 (28.03%) Hyper-V
4 102 (6.84%) VMware ESXi
5 63 (4.23%) Virtual Machines
6 58 (3.89%) vSphere
7 51 (3.42%) Docker
8 35 (2.35%) Firmware
9 34 (2.28%) Virtual Servers
10 29 (1.95%) XenApp
11 23 (1.54%) Terminal Server
12 18 (1.21%) VirtualBox
13 17 (1.14%) LXC
13 17 (1.14%) XenDesktop
14 15 (1.01%) DFS Replication
15 9 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 8 (0.54%) iptables
16 8 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
16 8 (0.54%) Xen
17 7 (0.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 174 (11.67%) SCCM
2 63 (4.23%) SCOM
3 52 (3.49%) WSUS
4 49 (3.29%) SCVMM
5 41 (2.75%) Ansible
6 40 (2.68%) Puppet
7 36 (2.41%) Kubernetes
8 35 (2.35%) vCenter Server
9 34 (2.28%) Backup Exec
10 32 (2.15%) Terraform
11 25 (1.68%) Microsoft Intune
12 24 (1.61%) Kibana
13 21 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
14 19 (1.27%) Docker Swarm
14 19 (1.27%) Nagios
15 18 (1.21%) Microsoft Clustering
16 13 (0.87%) BMC PATROL
16 13 (0.87%) Perfmon
17 12 (0.80%) Nessus
17 12 (0.80%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 783 (52.52%) Microsoft
2 676 (45.34%) VMware
3 251 (16.83%) Cisco
4 175 (11.74%) Citrix
5 97 (6.51%) HP
6 75 (5.03%) Oracle
7 67 (4.49%) Veeam
8 52 (3.49%) Aruba
9 45 (3.02%) SolarWinds
10 44 (2.95%) Red Hat
11 42 (2.82%) Dell
11 42 (2.82%) F5
12 37 (2.48%) Google
12 37 (2.48%) IBM
12 37 (2.48%) ServiceNow
13 34 (2.28%) EMC
13 34 (2.28%) Mitel
13 34 (2.28%) NetApp
14 28 (1.88%) Atlassian
15 23 (1.54%) Juniper