Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > South East
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 39 36
Rank change year-on-year -9 -3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 1,386 1,977 2,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.16% 6.26% 6.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.80% 23.25% 23.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,200 1,809 1,844
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 £21,750 £22,325
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -1.32%

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 6,665 8,503 8,771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 24.83% 26.92% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5,451 7,290 7,446
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £24,500 £22,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -10 555 £40,000 +14.29% 92
Hampshire -15 338 £35,000 +5.26% 57
Surrey -1 309 £42,500 +6.25% 37
Berkshire -12 297 £42,500 +6.25% 36
Buckinghamshire +1 168 £38,500 +40.00% 30
West Sussex +1 112 £32,500 - 18
Oxfordshire +1 89 £35,000 - 26
Kent -3 51 £37,500 -3.23% 16
East Sussex -41 18 £27,750 -30.63% 10
Middlesex +4 1 £42,500 -
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 1,370 (98.85%) Windows
2 873 (62.99%) Active Directory
3 764 (55.12%) Microsoft
4 601 (43.36%) VMware
5 498 (35.93%) Office 365
6 402 (29.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 391 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 383 (27.63%) Hyper-V
9 379 (27.34%) SQL
10 374 (26.98%) Firewall
11 365 (26.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 353 (25.47%) SQL Server
13 330 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
14 316 (22.80%) DNS
15 312 (22.51%) ITIL
16 299 (21.57%) Linux
17 280 (20.20%) MS Exchange
18 272 (19.62%) Windows 10
19 271 (19.55%) PowerShell
20 269 (19.41%) DHCP
21 258 (18.61%) IIS
22 257 (18.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 225 (16.23%) Problem-Solving
24 223 (16.09%) Microsoft Office
25 222 (16.02%) Cisco
26 215 (15.51%) WAN
27 211 (15.22%) LAN
28 206 (14.86%) Microsoft Certification
29 198 (14.29%) SCCM
30 170 (12.27%) TCP/IP

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
1 280 (20.20%) MS Exchange
2 258 (18.61%) IIS
3 129 (9.31%) SharePoint
4 68 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 54 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 47 (3.39%) Skype for Business
7 29 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2003
8 27 (1.95%) Apache
9 26 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
10 20 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
10 20 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
11 17 (1.23%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.43%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.43%) Umbraco
13 5 (0.36%) nginx
14 4 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.29%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.29%) WinCC
14 4 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 223 (16.09%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.072%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.072%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.22%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.072%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.072%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 498 (35.93%) Office 365
2 402 (29.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 152 (10.97%) Amazon AWS
4 73 (5.27%) IaaS
5 62 (4.47%) SaaS
6 59 (4.26%) PaaS
7 57 (4.11%) Azure Active Directory
8 22 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
9 20 (1.44%) Mimecast
10 15 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
11 14 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
12 13 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
12 13 (0.94%) OneDrive
13 10 (0.72%) GitHub
14 8 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 8 (0.58%) Datadog
15 7 (0.51%) G Suite
16 6 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
16 6 (0.43%) Route 53
16 6 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 374 (26.98%) Firewall
2 316 (22.80%) DNS
3 269 (19.41%) DHCP
4 215 (15.51%) WAN
5 211 (15.22%) LAN
6 170 (12.27%) TCP/IP
7 106 (7.65%) VPN
8 99 (7.14%) SAN
9 81 (5.84%) VLAN
10 68 (4.91%) Internet
10 68 (4.91%) VoIP
11 64 (4.62%) Wireless
12 59 (4.26%) Skype
13 56 (4.04%) Wi-Fi
14 44 (3.17%) Network Security
15 40 (2.89%) NAS
16 34 (2.45%) Remote Desktop
17 32 (2.31%) WLAN
18 30 (2.16%) MPLS
19 26 (1.88%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 353 (25.47%) SQL Server
2 83 (5.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 60 (4.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 59 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 49 (3.54%) Oracle Database
6 46 (3.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 35 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 30 (2.16%) SQL Server 2014
9 25 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
10 23 (1.66%) MySQL
11 20 (1.44%) Relational Database
12 17 (1.23%) Data Lake
13 16 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
13 16 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (1.08%) DB2
14 15 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
15 14 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
16 13 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
17 12 (0.87%) Hadoop
17 12 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 42 (3.03%) Visual Studio
2 29 (2.09%) Git (software)
3 27 (1.95%) Visual Studio Team System
4 26 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 17 (1.23%) Bitbucket
6 16 (1.15%) Jenkins
7 13 (0.94%) Chocolatey
7 13 (0.94%) JIRA
8 8 (0.58%) Selenium
8 8 (0.58%) Travis CI
8 8 (0.58%) Vagrant
9 6 (0.43%) NUnit
10 4 (0.29%) InstallShield
11 3 (0.22%) Artifactory
11 3 (0.22%) MSBuild
11 3 (0.22%) NSubstitute
11 3 (0.22%) ReSharper
11 3 (0.22%) Serilog
12 2 (0.14%) Protractor
General
1 134 (9.67%) Finance
2 36 (2.60%) Telecoms
3 24 (1.73%) Electronics
4 16 (1.15%) Legal
5 12 (0.87%) German Language
6 11 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 11 (0.79%) Marketing
7 10 (0.72%) Spanish Language
8 9 (0.65%) Advertising
8 9 (0.65%) Retail
9 7 (0.51%) Banking
9 7 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.43%) Billing
11 5 (0.36%) Back Office
12 4 (0.29%) Automotive
12 4 (0.29%) Portuguese Language
13 3 (0.22%) Games
14 2 (0.14%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.14%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.14%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 245 (17.68%) Support Engineer
2 233 (16.81%) Analyst
3 229 (16.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 168 (12.12%) IT Support
5 150 (10.82%) IT Engineer
6 128 (9.24%) 2nd Line Support
7 118 (8.51%) Support Analyst
8 93 (6.71%) Administrator
9 88 (6.35%) IT Support Engineer
10 83 (5.99%) Windows Engineer
11 77 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 73 (5.27%) 3rd Line Support
13 71 (5.12%) IT Analyst
14 68 (4.91%) Technical Support
15 66 (4.76%) DBA
16 61 (4.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 58 (4.18%) Consultant
18 56 (4.04%) 1st Line Support
19 55 (3.97%) IT Support Analyst
19 55 (3.97%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (6.57%) .NET
2 68 (4.91%) Web Services
3 29 (2.09%) HTML
4 27 (1.95%) .NET Framework
4 27 (1.95%) ASP.NET
5 25 (1.80%) XML
6 22 (1.59%) CSS
7 18 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (1.30%) WCF
8 17 (1.23%) SOAP
9 16 (1.15%) J2EE
9 16 (1.15%) WPF
10 14 (1.01%) jQuery
11 13 (0.94%) AngularJS
11 13 (0.94%) JSON
11 13 (0.94%) LDAP
11 13 (0.94%) X-Windows
12 12 (0.87%) .NET Core
12 12 (0.87%) REST
13 11 (0.79%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 131 (9.45%) Data Centre
2 84 (6.06%) Clustering
3 71 (5.12%) PKI
4 58 (4.18%) Driving Licence
5 56 (4.04%) Management Information System
6 53 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
7 46 (3.32%) Self-Motivation
8 38 (2.74%) Public Cloud
9 36 (2.60%) Private Cloud
10 28 (2.02%) Linux Command Line
11 26 (1.88%) Fintech
12 22 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
13 21 (1.52%) Replication
14 20 (1.44%) NHS
15 18 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
16 14 (1.01%) HACMP
17 12 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
17 12 (0.87%) Reinsurance
18 11 (0.79%) CMDB
18 11 (0.79%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 1,370 (98.85%) Windows
2 391 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 365 (26.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 299 (21.57%) Linux
5 272 (19.62%) Windows 10
6 167 (12.05%) Windows 7
7 111 (8.01%) Unix
8 69 (4.98%) Windows 8
9 65 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 44 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 42 (3.03%) CentOS
12 34 (2.45%) Apple iOS
13 30 (2.16%) Android
14 25 (1.80%) AIX
15 20 (1.44%) Windows XP
16 18 (1.30%) Ubuntu
17 17 (1.23%) Solaris
18 12 (0.87%) VMS
19 11 (0.79%) Mac OS X
20 10 (0.72%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (22.51%) ITIL
2 257 (18.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 225 (16.23%) Problem-Solving
4 154 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 133 (9.60%) DevOps
6 96 (6.93%) Disaster Recovery
7 94 (6.78%) Migration
8 90 (6.49%) Service Management
9 88 (6.35%) Incident Management
10 70 (5.05%) Mentoring
11 69 (4.98%) Problem Management
11 69 (4.98%) Root Cause Analysis
12 66 (4.76%) Project Management
13 65 (4.69%) Configuration Management
14 62 (4.47%) Presales
14 62 (4.47%) Scrum
15 54 (3.90%) Time Management
16 52 (3.75%) Change Management
16 52 (3.75%) Logistics
17 50 (3.61%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 379 (27.34%) SQL
2 271 (19.55%) PowerShell
3 64 (4.62%) Python
4 63 (4.55%) Java
5 61 (4.40%) C#
6 60 (4.33%) JavaScript
7 46 (3.32%) T-SQL
8 39 (2.81%) Bash Shell
9 30 (2.16%) C
10 21 (1.52%) Perl
10 21 (1.52%) Shell Script
11 20 (1.44%) PHP
12 19 (1.37%) C++
13 13 (0.94%) Ruby
14 7 (0.51%) PL/SQL
14 7 (0.51%) VBA
15 4 (0.29%) Go
16 3 (0.22%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.072%) Delphi
17 1 (0.072%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 206 (14.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 122 (8.80%) MCSE
3 118 (8.51%) MCSA
4 100 (7.22%) Security Cleared
5 98 (7.07%) Degree
6 79 (5.70%) SC Cleared
7 67 (4.83%) Cisco Certification
8 57 (4.11%) CCNA
9 55 (3.97%) MCP
10 39 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
11 25 (1.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 20 (1.44%) CCNP
12 20 (1.44%) MCITP
13 19 (1.37%) A+ Certification
14 16 (1.15%) DV Cleared
15 14 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
15 14 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
16 13 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 9 (0.65%) DBS Check
17 9 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (6.85%) SLA
2 32 (2.31%) PMO
3 30 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials
4 16 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 13 (0.94%) QA
6 11 (0.79%) GDPR
7 10 (0.72%) GAMP
8 9 (0.65%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.43%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.29%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.29%) WAI
11 2 (0.14%) Government Security Classifications
11 2 (0.14%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.14%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.14%) RMADS
12 1 (0.072%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 873 (62.99%) Active Directory
2 383 (27.63%) Hyper-V
3 330 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 101 (7.29%) VMware ESXi
5 61 (4.40%) vSphere
6 37 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
7 32 (2.31%) XenDesktop
8 30 (2.16%) XenApp
9 29 (2.09%) Virtual Servers
10 28 (2.02%) Docker
11 17 (1.23%) Firmware
12 16 (1.15%) VirtualBox
13 13 (0.94%) LXC
13 13 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 11 (0.79%) Terminal Server
15 10 (0.72%) GPFS
16 9 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
16 9 (0.65%) Terminal Services
17 8 (0.58%) VMware Server
18 7 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 198 (14.29%) SCCM
2 87 (6.28%) SCOM
3 48 (3.46%) WSUS
4 41 (2.96%) vCenter Server
5 40 (2.89%) Ansible
6 35 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
6 35 (2.53%) SCVMM
7 32 (2.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 30 (2.16%) Terraform
9 26 (1.88%) Puppet
10 24 (1.73%) Backup Exec
11 21 (1.52%) Kubernetes
12 20 (1.44%) Microsoft Intune
13 18 (1.30%) Single Sign-On
14 17 (1.23%) Docker Swarm
15 16 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
16 15 (1.08%) NetBackup
17 14 (1.01%) Nagios
18 11 (0.79%) Failover Clustering
19 8 (0.58%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 764 (55.12%) Microsoft
2 601 (43.36%) VMware
3 222 (16.02%) Cisco
4 151 (10.89%) Citrix
5 111 (8.01%) Oracle
6 94 (6.78%) HP
7 73 (5.27%) ServiceNow
8 58 (4.18%) Veeam
9 51 (3.68%) Red Hat
10 41 (2.96%) SolarWinds
11 40 (2.89%) Juniper
12 37 (2.67%) Dell
13 34 (2.45%) F5
13 34 (2.45%) NetApp
13 34 (2.45%) Riverbed
14 31 (2.24%) Apple
14 31 (2.24%) Aruba
15 30 (2.16%) Meraki
16 29 (2.09%) Symantec
17 27 (1.95%) BMC