Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > South East
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 41 37
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 1,456 1,665 1,850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.70% 5.66% 6.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.45% 22.61% 22.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,278 1,410 1,644
South East median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -10.26%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,100 £57,500
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 6,486 7,364 8,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.38% 25.04% 28.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5,285 6,060 6,999
South East median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +3.66% -3.53%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,000 £22,750
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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +23 427 £37,500 +7.14% 70
Thames Valley -34 402 £37,500 -6.25% 95
Surrey +12 359 £40,000 +6.67% 77
Berkshire -36 237 £40,000 -11.11% 53
West Sussex +22 142 £45,000 +42.86% 28
Buckinghamshire -33 97 £33,000 -17.50% 23
Kent -6 75 £34,044 +0.13% 38
Oxfordshire +7 68 £35,000 +7.69% 19
East Sussex +45 54 £50,000 +11.11% 18
Middlesex -3 1 £30,000 -18.92%
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1,449 (99.52%) Windows
2 812 (55.77%) Active Directory
3 767 (52.68%) Microsoft
4 718 (49.31%) VMware
5 523 (35.92%) Office 365
6 496 (34.07%) VMware Infrastructure
7 486 (33.38%) Azure
8 419 (28.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 376 (25.82%) Hyper-V
10 352 (24.18%) ITIL
11 326 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 312 (21.43%) SQL
13 310 (21.29%) MS Exchange
13 310 (21.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 307 (21.09%) Cisco
15 304 (20.88%) Firewall
16 303 (20.81%) SQL Server
17 291 (19.99%) DNS
18 289 (19.85%) Linux
19 288 (19.78%) Windows 10
20 266 (18.27%) Citrix
21 248 (17.03%) DHCP
22 247 (16.96%) PowerShell
23 220 (15.11%) Windows 7
24 217 (14.90%) Microsoft Certification
25 204 (14.01%) AWS
26 199 (13.67%) Microsoft Office
27 196 (13.46%) TCP/IP
28 183 (12.57%) SCCM
29 161 (11.06%) WAN

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
1 310 (21.29%) MS Exchange
2 155 (10.65%) IIS
3 149 (10.23%) SharePoint
4 96 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 88 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 75 (5.15%) Skype for Business
7 26 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
8 24 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
10 14 (0.96%) Apache
11 10 (0.69%) Tomcat
12 9 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (0.55%) nginx
13 8 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (0.48%) Confluence
15 6 (0.41%) OpenStack
16 5 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
16 5 (0.34%) WebLogic
17 4 (0.27%) CMS
18 2 (0.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 199 (13.67%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.069%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 8 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.21%) Workfront
5 2 (0.14%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.069%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.069%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.069%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 523 (35.92%) Office 365
2 486 (33.38%) Azure
3 204 (14.01%) AWS
4 66 (4.53%) IaaS
5 55 (3.78%) SaaS
6 45 (3.09%) Azure Active Directory
7 43 (2.95%) Power Platform
8 37 (2.54%) PaaS
9 25 (1.72%) GCP
10 24 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
11 19 (1.30%) OneDrive
12 18 (1.24%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 18 (1.24%) PowerApps
13 15 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
14 11 (0.76%) GitHub
15 10 (0.69%) Azure Stack
16 5 (0.34%) Mimecast
17 4 (0.27%) Yammer
18 2 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
18 2 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 304 (20.88%) Firewall
2 291 (19.99%) DNS
3 248 (17.03%) DHCP
4 196 (13.46%) TCP/IP
5 161 (11.06%) WAN
6 151 (10.37%) LAN
7 143 (9.82%) VPN
8 125 (8.59%) SAN
9 113 (7.76%) VoIP
10 82 (5.63%) Internet
11 66 (4.53%) VLAN
12 59 (4.05%) Skype
13 51 (3.50%) NAS
14 45 (3.09%) Wireless
15 38 (2.61%) Network Security
16 37 (2.54%) Wi-Fi
17 28 (1.92%) SMTP
18 25 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
19 24 (1.65%) IP Telephony
20 21 (1.44%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (20.81%) SQL Server
2 32 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 28 (1.92%) Power BI
4 26 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
6 22 (1.51%) SQL Server 2014
7 21 (1.44%) Oracle Database
7 21 (1.44%) Relational Database
8 19 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (1.17%) Azure SQL Database
9 17 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (0.96%) MySQL
11 13 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (0.62%) Big Data
13 7 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (0.48%) DB2
14 6 (0.41%) NoSQL
14 6 (0.41%) Redis
15 5 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 44 (3.02%) Visual Studio
2 43 (2.95%) Git (software)
3 26 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 25 (1.72%) JIRA
5 24 (1.65%) Visual Studio Team System
6 20 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (1.37%) TeamCity
7 19 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (0.69%) Bitbucket
10 9 (0.62%) LINQPad
11 8 (0.55%) Fiddler
11 8 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (0.48%) JUnit
13 6 (0.41%) SonarQube
14 4 (0.27%) Chocolatey
14 4 (0.27%) Selenium
15 3 (0.21%) MSI
15 3 (0.21%) SpecFlow
16 2 (0.14%) Jasmine
General
1 101 (6.94%) Finance
2 39 (2.68%) Retail
3 38 (2.61%) Public Sector
4 30 (2.06%) Telecoms
5 24 (1.65%) Banking
6 19 (1.30%) Back Office
7 18 (1.24%) Legal
8 15 (1.03%) Financial Institution
8 15 (1.03%) Law
9 13 (0.89%) Marketing
10 10 (0.69%) Online Betting
11 8 (0.55%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.41%) Games
12 6 (0.41%) Military
13 5 (0.34%) Advertising
13 5 (0.34%) Electronics
13 5 (0.34%) Publishing
14 4 (0.27%) Automotive
14 4 (0.27%) Local Government
15 3 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 264 (18.13%) Support Engineer
2 232 (15.93%) Analyst
3 222 (15.25%) IT Engineer
4 220 (15.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 210 (14.42%) IT Support
6 146 (10.03%) Support Analyst
7 124 (8.52%) 2nd Line Support
8 114 (7.83%) IT Support Engineer
9 100 (6.87%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 91 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 86 (5.91%) Administrator
11 86 (5.91%) Systems Engineer
12 84 (5.77%) Azure Engineer
13 83 (5.70%) IT Analyst
14 77 (5.29%) Consultant
15 75 (5.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 75 (5.15%) Systems Administrator
16 71 (4.88%) IT Support Analyst
17 68 (4.67%) Windows Engineer
18 67 (4.60%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (5.70%) .NET
2 36 (2.47%) ASP.NET
3 35 (2.40%) Web Services
4 33 (2.27%) HTML
5 32 (2.20%) JSON
6 27 (1.85%) AngularJS
7 25 (1.72%) .NET Framework
7 25 (1.72%) CSS
8 24 (1.65%) .NET Core
9 23 (1.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (1.58%) LDAP
10 22 (1.51%) XML
11 14 (0.96%) X-Windows
12 10 (0.69%) ActiveMQ
12 10 (0.69%) Spring
12 10 (0.69%) WPF
13 9 (0.62%) J2EE
14 8 (0.55%) Ajax
14 8 (0.55%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (0.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 134 (9.20%) Data Centre
2 57 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
3 55 (3.78%) Driving Licence
4 51 (3.50%) Replication
5 50 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
6 41 (2.82%) Management Information System
7 40 (2.75%) Clustering
8 32 (2.20%) Linux Command Line
9 24 (1.65%) Public Cloud
10 23 (1.58%) Hybrid Cloud
11 20 (1.37%) Enterprise Cloud
12 19 (1.30%) NHS
13 16 (1.10%) PKI
14 13 (0.89%) Fat Client
14 13 (0.89%) Thin Client
15 12 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
16 9 (0.62%) EPoS
16 9 (0.62%) Private Cloud
17 8 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1,449 (99.52%) Windows
2 419 (28.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 326 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 289 (19.85%) Linux
5 288 (19.78%) Windows 10
6 220 (15.11%) Windows 7
7 112 (7.69%) Windows 8
8 57 (3.91%) Unix
9 41 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 30 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (1.44%) Ubuntu
12 18 (1.24%) CentOS
13 17 (1.17%) Apple iOS
14 16 (1.10%) VMS
15 12 (0.82%) Solaris
16 9 (0.62%) AIX
17 8 (0.55%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.55%) Mac OS X
17 8 (0.55%) Windows XP
18 7 (0.48%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (24.18%) ITIL
2 310 (21.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 147 (10.10%) Problem-Solving
4 125 (8.59%) DevOps
5 107 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
6 89 (6.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 88 (6.04%) Migration
8 65 (4.46%) Mentoring
9 62 (4.26%) Service Management
10 57 (3.91%) Service Delivery
11 56 (3.85%) Business Continuity
12 53 (3.64%) Time Management
13 51 (3.50%) Incident Management
14 47 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
15 46 (3.16%) Cybersecurity
15 46 (3.16%) Problem Management
15 46 (3.16%) Project Delivery
16 45 (3.09%) Server Management
17 44 (3.02%) Root Cause Analysis
18 42 (2.88%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 312 (21.43%) SQL
2 247 (16.96%) PowerShell
3 95 (6.52%) C#
4 59 (4.05%) T-SQL
5 55 (3.78%) JavaScript
6 40 (2.75%) Java
7 29 (1.99%) Python
8 19 (1.30%) Ruby
9 15 (1.03%) Bash Shell
9 15 (1.03%) C
10 11 (0.76%) Perl
10 11 (0.76%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.48%) C++
11 7 (0.48%) PHP
11 7 (0.48%) XPath
12 6 (0.41%) Go
13 5 (0.34%) ABAP
14 4 (0.27%) VB
15 3 (0.21%) VBScript
16 1 (0.069%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 217 (14.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 154 (10.58%) MCSE
3 115 (7.90%) Security Cleared
4 108 (7.42%) Degree
5 106 (7.28%) Cisco Certification
6 87 (5.98%) CCNA
7 85 (5.84%) MCSA
8 57 (3.91%) SC Cleared
9 49 (3.37%) DV Cleared
10 43 (2.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 38 (2.61%) MCP
12 31 (2.13%) MCITP
13 23 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
14 20 (1.37%) A+ Certification
15 18 (1.24%) CISSP
16 17 (1.17%) CCNP
17 13 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
17 13 (0.89%) DBS Check
17 13 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 10 (0.69%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (8.24%) SLA
2 39 (2.68%) PCI DSS
3 33 (2.27%) GDPR
4 32 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (0.62%) QA
7 8 (0.55%) COBIT
7 8 (0.55%) PMO
8 7 (0.48%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.48%) NIST
9 6 (0.41%) ISAE 3402
9 6 (0.41%) ISO 22301
9 6 (0.41%) ISO 31000
9 6 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 6 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 4 (0.27%) RMADS
11 3 (0.21%) DICOM
12 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.069%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 812 (55.77%) Active Directory
2 496 (34.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 376 (25.82%) Hyper-V
4 95 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
5 67 (4.60%) vSphere
6 44 (3.02%) Virtual Machines
7 43 (2.95%) Docker
8 36 (2.47%) XenDesktop
9 35 (2.40%) XenApp
10 23 (1.58%) Terminal Server
11 20 (1.37%) Firmware
12 18 (1.24%) Virtual Servers
13 16 (1.10%) VirtualBox
14 15 (1.03%) LXC
15 13 (0.89%) DFS Replication
16 10 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
17 9 (0.62%) NFS
18 8 (0.55%) Terminal Services
19 7 (0.48%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
19 7 (0.48%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 183 (12.57%) SCCM
2 74 (5.08%) SCOM
3 54 (3.71%) WSUS
4 50 (3.43%) vCenter Server
5 45 (3.09%) Microsoft Intune
6 43 (2.95%) Ansible
7 35 (2.40%) Backup Exec
8 34 (2.34%) Puppet
9 30 (2.06%) Kubernetes
10 28 (1.92%) Terraform
11 25 (1.72%) Kibana
11 25 (1.72%) SCVMM
12 24 (1.65%) Microsoft Clustering
13 23 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
14 22 (1.51%) NetBackup
15 15 (1.03%) Nagios
16 14 (0.96%) vRealize
17 11 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
17 11 (0.76%) Nessus
18 10 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 767 (52.68%) Microsoft
2 718 (49.31%) VMware
3 307 (21.09%) Cisco
4 266 (18.27%) Citrix
5 104 (7.14%) HP
6 94 (6.46%) Veeam
7 72 (4.95%) Oracle
8 61 (4.19%) Dell
9 49 (3.37%) EMC
10 48 (3.30%) NetApp
11 41 (2.82%) IBM
12 35 (2.40%) Google
13 34 (2.34%) SolarWinds
14 33 (2.27%) Aruba
15 27 (1.85%) Avaya
16 26 (1.79%) Symantec
17 25 (1.72%) Atlassian
17 25 (1.72%) Red Hat
18 20 (1.37%) Nimble Storage
19 19 (1.30%) ServiceNow