Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > South East
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 31 32
Rank change year-on-year -12 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 1,785 1,989 2,786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.88% 6.85% 7.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.22% 23.73% 24.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,523 1,805 2,447
South East median annual salary £35,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,600 £22,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £53,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%

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 7,688 8,382 11,325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.35% 28.85% 30.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6,398 7,146 9,841
South East median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% - +3.75%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,000 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

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 23 May 2018.

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 23 May 2018. 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 -3 826 £40,000 - 97
Berkshire -2 486 £45,000 - 46
Surrey -5 387 £37,500 - 32
Hampshire -10 383 £35,000 +7.19% 44
Buckinghamshire +22 242 £32,500 -1.52% 23
Oxfordshire -57 98 £40,000 -5.88% 28
West Sussex -25 77 £32,000 -8.57% 13
Kent -27 74 £32,500 - 11
East Sussex -83 28 £31,500 -30.00% 4
Sussex - 6 £27,500 -
Middlesex +4 3 £47,500 +35.71%
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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 1,782 (99.83%) Windows
2 1,018 (57.03%) Active Directory
3 954 (53.45%) Microsoft
4 803 (44.99%) VMware
5 528 (29.58%) Office 365
6 527 (29.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 498 (27.90%) VMware Infrastructure
8 492 (27.56%) SQL
9 489 (27.39%) SQL Server
10 469 (26.27%) Hyper-V
11 464 (25.99%) Microsoft Azure
12 423 (23.70%) Windows Server 2008
13 403 (22.58%) Firewall
14 381 (21.34%) Cisco
15 360 (20.17%) MS Exchange
16 352 (19.72%) ITIL
17 336 (18.82%) Linux
18 287 (16.08%) IIS
19 284 (15.91%) Microsoft Office
20 276 (15.46%) PowerShell
21 275 (15.41%) Citrix
22 274 (15.35%) DNS
23 258 (14.45%) Windows 10
24 252 (14.12%) Problem-Solving
25 241 (13.50%) SCCM
26 232 (13.00%) TCP/IP
27 230 (12.89%) Windows 7
28 225 (12.61%) DHCP
29 188 (10.53%) WAN
30 181 (10.14%) .NET

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
1 360 (20.17%) MS Exchange
2 287 (16.08%) IIS
3 157 (8.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 123 (6.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 119 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 75 (4.20%) Apache
7 48 (2.69%) Skype for Business
8 42 (2.35%) WebLogic
9 37 (2.07%) Tomcat
10 30 (1.68%) WebSphere
11 29 (1.62%) JBoss
12 25 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
13 19 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
14 13 (0.73%) CMS
15 11 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
15 11 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
16 9 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
17 8 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
18 7 (0.39%) Confluence
18 7 (0.39%) DataSynapse
Applications
1 284 (15.91%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.62%) InfoPath
4 11 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.22%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.056%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
2 8 (0.45%) TIBCO iProcess
3 5 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.056%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.056%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.056%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 528 (29.58%) Office 365
2 464 (25.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 151 (8.46%) Amazon AWS
4 68 (3.81%) Cloud Computing
5 49 (2.75%) IaaS
6 36 (2.02%) SaaS
7 32 (1.79%) PaaS
8 31 (1.74%) Azure Active Directory
9 13 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
10 11 (0.62%) NuGet
11 10 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 9 (0.50%) npm
13 8 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
13 8 (0.45%) Mimecast
14 7 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
14 7 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 6 (0.34%) G Suite
15 6 (0.34%) OneDrive
16 4 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 403 (22.58%) Firewall
2 274 (15.35%) DNS
3 232 (13.00%) TCP/IP
4 225 (12.61%) DHCP
5 188 (10.53%) WAN
6 178 (9.97%) LAN
7 148 (8.29%) SAN
8 137 (7.68%) VPN
9 74 (4.15%) Network Security
9 74 (4.15%) VoIP
10 51 (2.86%) VLAN
11 47 (2.63%) Wireless
12 40 (2.24%) Cisco ASA
13 39 (2.18%) Internet
14 36 (2.02%) Skype
15 32 (1.79%) NetScaler
16 31 (1.74%) Remote Desktop
17 28 (1.57%) Wireshark
18 25 (1.40%) NAS
19 21 (1.18%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 489 (27.39%) SQL Server
2 54 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 52 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 42 (2.35%) SQL Server 2016
5 37 (2.07%) SQL Server 2014
6 36 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 36 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 25 (1.40%) MySQL
9 23 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 20 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
11 17 (0.95%) Relational Database
12 15 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
13 13 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
14 12 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
15 9 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 9 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
16 8 (0.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (1.29%) JIRA
2 22 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (1.12%) Git (software)
4 14 (0.78%) Visual Studio
5 11 (0.62%) Jenkins
6 9 (0.50%) Fiddler
6 9 (0.50%) gulp
6 9 (0.50%) TeamCity
7 8 (0.45%) LINQPad
8 7 (0.39%) MSI
8 7 (0.39%) Selenium
9 6 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (0.28%) Vagrant
11 4 (0.22%) AdminStudio
11 4 (0.22%) Wise Package Studio
12 3 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.17%) MSBuild
12 3 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.17%) Subversion
12 3 (0.17%) Travis CI
General
1 145 (8.12%) Finance
2 45 (2.52%) Telecoms
3 40 (2.24%) Legal
4 35 (1.96%) Retail
5 33 (1.85%) German Language
6 30 (1.68%) Law
6 30 (1.68%) Marketing
7 12 (0.67%) Back Office
7 12 (0.67%) Games
8 10 (0.56%) French Language
9 7 (0.39%) Advertising
9 7 (0.39%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.39%) Military
9 7 (0.39%) Publishing
10 6 (0.34%) Italian Language
11 5 (0.28%) Dutch Language
11 5 (0.28%) Electronics
11 5 (0.28%) Portuguese Language
11 5 (0.28%) Spanish Language
11 5 (0.28%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 323 (18.10%) Analyst
2 289 (16.19%) Support Engineer
3 245 (13.73%) IT Support
4 231 (12.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 226 (12.66%) Support Analyst
6 155 (8.68%) IT Engineer
7 112 (6.27%) 2nd Line Support
8 110 (6.16%) IT Analyst
9 107 (5.99%) Windows Engineer
10 103 (5.77%) Technical Support
11 102 (5.71%) IT Support Analyst
12 101 (5.66%) Administrator
13 85 (4.76%) Consultant
14 82 (4.59%) Server Engineer
15 80 (4.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 77 (4.31%) IT Support Engineer
17 76 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
18 73 (4.09%) Architect
19 69 (3.87%) IT Manager
20 68 (3.81%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (10.14%) .NET
2 81 (4.54%) Web Services
3 68 (3.81%) ASP.NET
4 61 (3.42%) CSS
5 60 (3.36%) HTML
6 45 (2.52%) .NET Framework
7 37 (2.07%) AngularJS
8 35 (1.96%) Middleware
9 31 (1.74%) XML
10 28 (1.57%) Ajax
11 22 (1.23%) LDAP
12 21 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
12 21 (1.18%) REST
13 20 (1.12%) jQuery
14 16 (0.90%) JSON
15 15 (0.84%) SOAP
16 14 (0.78%) WCF
17 12 (0.67%) ASP.NET Web API
18 10 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 10 (0.56%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 133 (7.45%) Data Centre
2 109 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
3 89 (4.99%) Self-Motivation
4 78 (4.37%) Driving Licence
5 71 (3.98%) Clustering
6 54 (3.03%) Private Cloud
7 47 (2.63%) Management Information System
8 41 (2.30%) Computer Science
9 28 (1.57%) Replication
10 23 (1.29%) NHS
10 23 (1.29%) PKI
11 22 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
11 22 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
12 15 (0.84%) Life Science
12 15 (0.84%) Public Cloud
13 12 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
14 11 (0.62%) Client/Server
14 11 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
15 9 (0.50%) Fat Client
15 9 (0.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1,782 (99.83%) Windows
2 527 (29.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 423 (23.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 336 (18.82%) Linux
5 258 (14.45%) Windows 10
6 230 (12.89%) Windows 7
7 126 (7.06%) Windows 8
8 101 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 88 (4.93%) Unix
10 61 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (1.29%) Windows XP
12 19 (1.06%) VMS
13 14 (0.78%) CentOS
13 14 (0.78%) Mac OS X
13 14 (0.78%) Solaris
14 13 (0.73%) Apple iOS
14 13 (0.73%) Windows Vista
15 12 (0.67%) Ubuntu
16 7 (0.39%) Android
16 7 (0.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (19.72%) ITIL
2 252 (14.12%) Problem-Solving
3 112 (6.27%) Migration
4 99 (5.55%) Problem Management
5 91 (5.10%) Agile Software Development
6 90 (5.04%) Disaster Recovery
7 87 (4.87%) Project Management
8 71 (3.98%) DevOps
9 65 (3.64%) Mentoring
10 61 (3.42%) Service Management
11 60 (3.36%) Presales
12 47 (2.63%) Service Delivery
13 44 (2.46%) Change Management
14 43 (2.41%) Incident Management
15 41 (2.30%) High Availability
16 40 (2.24%) ERP
16 40 (2.24%) ITSM
16 40 (2.24%) Performance Tuning
17 39 (2.18%) Time Management
18 38 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 492 (27.56%) SQL
2 276 (15.46%) PowerShell
3 142 (7.96%) C#
4 108 (6.05%) JavaScript
5 44 (2.46%) Perl
6 43 (2.41%) T-SQL
7 40 (2.24%) Python
8 38 (2.13%) Java
9 33 (1.85%) Ruby
10 30 (1.68%) Bash Shell
11 23 (1.29%) C
12 18 (1.01%) Shell Script
12 18 (1.01%) VBA
13 16 (0.90%) C++
14 15 (0.84%) VBScript
15 10 (0.56%) COBOL
15 10 (0.56%) VB
16 7 (0.39%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.22%) Delphi
18 3 (0.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 169 (9.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 124 (6.95%) Degree
3 96 (5.38%) MCSE
4 85 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 76 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
5 76 (4.26%) MCSA
6 63 (3.53%) SC Cleared
7 61 (3.42%) CCNA
8 54 (3.03%) MCP
9 49 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 39 (2.18%) CCNP
11 31 (1.74%) MCITP
12 26 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
12 26 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
13 23 (1.29%) CISSP
14 21 (1.18%) RHCSA
15 20 (1.12%) RHCE
16 19 (1.06%) MCTS
17 16 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
18 13 (0.73%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (6.67%) SLA
2 37 (2.07%) QA
3 36 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (1.01%) GDPR
5 13 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (0.45%) GAMP
7 7 (0.39%) COBIT
7 7 (0.39%) ISO 9000
8 6 (0.34%) PMO
9 5 (0.28%) GPG13
10 4 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.056%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,018 (57.03%) Active Directory
2 498 (27.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 469 (26.27%) Hyper-V
4 111 (6.22%) XenApp
5 102 (5.71%) vSphere
6 101 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
7 94 (5.27%) XenDesktop
8 44 (2.46%) Virtual Servers
9 35 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
10 30 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
11 27 (1.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 19 (1.06%) Terminal Services
12 19 (1.06%) VirtualBox
13 18 (1.01%) Virtual Desktop
14 13 (0.73%) DFS Replication
15 12 (0.67%) XenServer
16 10 (0.56%) Docker
16 10 (0.56%) ProxySG
17 9 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
18 8 (0.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 241 (13.50%) SCCM
2 119 (6.67%) SCOM
3 62 (3.47%) Backup Exec
4 53 (2.97%) Puppet
5 41 (2.30%) WSUS
6 31 (1.74%) vCenter Server
7 29 (1.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 28 (1.57%) Failover Clustering
9 21 (1.18%) FortiGate
10 19 (1.06%) OPNET
10 19 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 14 (0.78%) Nessus
12 13 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
12 13 (0.73%) NetBackup
12 13 (0.73%) PowerCLI
13 12 (0.67%) SCVMM
13 12 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 11 (0.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 10 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
15 10 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 954 (53.45%) Microsoft
2 803 (44.99%) VMware
3 381 (21.34%) Cisco
4 275 (15.41%) Citrix
5 138 (7.73%) HP
6 92 (5.15%) Oracle
7 75 (4.20%) SolarWinds
8 64 (3.59%) Dell
9 51 (2.86%) Google
10 49 (2.75%) Symantec
11 46 (2.58%) ServiceNow
12 45 (2.52%) Red Hat
13 42 (2.35%) Apple
14 41 (2.30%) Juniper
15 39 (2.18%) IBM
16 35 (1.96%) NetApp
17 31 (1.74%) Riverbed
18 30 (1.68%) CheckPoint
19 28 (1.57%) Veeam
20 26 (1.46%) Meraki