Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 37 37
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 1,579 1,931 2,093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.49% 6.31% 6.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.76% 23.01% 21.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,346 1,768 1,865
South East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -1.30%

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 7,257 8,392 9,829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.24% 27.40% 28.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5,982 7,240 8,409
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -2 646 £40,000 +6.67% 77
Berkshire +7 367 £42,500 +6.25% 32
Surrey +18 361 £37,500 - 33
Hampshire -23 349 £35,000 +7.69% 53
Buckinghamshire -2 171 £40,000 +45.45% 26
West Sussex +8 131 £40,000 +14.29% 14
Oxfordshire -16 110 £32,500 -23.53% 19
Kent -16 59 £35,000 - 10
East Sussex -60 27 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Middlesex -12 2 £37,000 +2.07%
Home Counties - 1 £42,500 -
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 1,561 (98.86%) Windows
2 1,007 (63.77%) Active Directory
3 887 (56.17%) Microsoft
4 699 (44.27%) VMware
5 555 (35.15%) Office 365
6 461 (29.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 442 (27.99%) VMware Infrastructure
8 438 (27.74%) Microsoft Azure
9 412 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 395 (25.02%) SQL Server
11 393 (24.89%) Firewall
12 388 (24.57%) Hyper-V
13 373 (23.62%) DNS
14 351 (22.23%) Linux
15 350 (22.17%) SQL
16 333 (21.09%) ITIL
17 330 (20.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 327 (20.71%) DHCP
19 325 (20.58%) Windows 10
20 316 (20.01%) MS Exchange
21 284 (17.99%) PowerShell
22 283 (17.92%) IIS
23 243 (15.39%) Microsoft Office
24 240 (15.20%) WAN
25 230 (14.57%) Windows 7
26 227 (14.38%) LAN
26 227 (14.38%) Problem-Solving
27 222 (14.06%) Citrix
28 221 (14.00%) Cisco
29 212 (13.43%) 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
1 316 (20.01%) MS Exchange
2 283 (17.92%) IIS
3 145 (9.18%) SharePoint
4 103 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 84 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 63 (3.99%) Skype for Business
7 31 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
8 30 (1.90%) Apache
9 19 (1.20%) Umbraco
10 15 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
10 15 (0.95%) Tomcat
11 14 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
11 14 (0.89%) WebLogic
12 13 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
13 12 (0.76%) CMS
13 12 (0.76%) JBoss
14 11 (0.70%) Confluence
15 10 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
16 9 (0.57%) OpenStack
17 8 (0.51%) WinCC
Applications
1 243 (15.39%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (1.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.25%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.19%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.063%) Abaqus
8 1 (0.063%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.063%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.063%) Mathcad
8 1 (0.063%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.063%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 13 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.19%) TRIRIGA
4 2 (0.13%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.13%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.063%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 555 (35.15%) Office 365
2 438 (27.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 174 (11.02%) Amazon AWS
4 70 (4.43%) IaaS
5 68 (4.31%) PaaS
6 48 (3.04%) Azure Active Directory
7 33 (2.09%) SaaS
8 31 (1.96%) Dynamics 365
9 24 (1.52%) Mimecast
10 21 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
11 16 (1.01%) OneDrive
12 10 (0.63%) G Suite
13 8 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
14 7 (0.44%) Amazon S3
14 7 (0.44%) Serverless
15 6 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
16 5 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
16 5 (0.32%) IBM Cloud
17 4 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
17 4 (0.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 393 (24.89%) Firewall
2 373 (23.62%) DNS
3 327 (20.71%) DHCP
4 240 (15.20%) WAN
5 227 (14.38%) LAN
6 212 (13.43%) TCP/IP
7 158 (10.01%) VPN
8 116 (7.35%) SAN
9 95 (6.02%) VLAN
10 80 (5.07%) VoIP
11 74 (4.69%) Skype
12 71 (4.50%) Wireless
13 69 (4.37%) Wi-Fi
14 68 (4.31%) Internet
15 67 (4.24%) Network Security
16 47 (2.98%) MPLS
17 41 (2.60%) NAS
18 37 (2.34%) WLAN
19 26 (1.65%) Remote Desktop
20 25 (1.58%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 395 (25.02%) SQL Server
2 64 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 57 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 55 (3.48%) Oracle Database
5 46 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (1.90%) MySQL
7 29 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 27 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 24 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
10 21 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
11 20 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
12 17 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (0.76%) OLTP
13 12 (0.76%) Relational Database
14 11 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
14 11 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
15 9 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
16 8 (0.51%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 47 (2.98%) Git (software)
2 44 (2.79%) Visual Studio
3 35 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
4 33 (2.09%) JIRA
5 32 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (0.89%) Jenkins
7 12 (0.76%) Bitbucket
8 11 (0.70%) Chocolatey
8 11 (0.70%) Selenium
9 10 (0.63%) TeamCity
10 9 (0.57%) MSBuild
10 9 (0.57%) Subversion
11 6 (0.38%) NUnit
11 6 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.25%) MSTest
13 4 (0.25%) Ranorex
14 3 (0.19%) NSubstitute
14 3 (0.19%) Serilog
14 3 (0.19%) Travis CI
General
1 174 (11.02%) Finance
2 39 (2.47%) Telecoms
3 24 (1.52%) Legal
3 24 (1.52%) Marketing
4 23 (1.46%) Retail
5 19 (1.20%) Law
6 16 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 15 (0.95%) Electronics
8 14 (0.89%) Back Office
9 9 (0.57%) Advertising
10 7 (0.44%) German Language
10 7 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.38%) Automotive
11 6 (0.38%) Online Betting
12 5 (0.32%) Publishing
13 4 (0.25%) Games
14 2 (0.13%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.13%) French Language
14 2 (0.13%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.13%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 281 (17.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 273 (17.29%) Support Engineer
3 252 (15.96%) Analyst
4 194 (12.29%) IT Support
5 157 (9.94%) IT Engineer
6 139 (8.80%) Support Analyst
7 137 (8.68%) 2nd Line Support
8 130 (8.23%) Administrator
9 95 (6.02%) IT Support Engineer
10 90 (5.70%) Windows Engineer
11 85 (5.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 84 (5.32%) 3rd Line Support
13 81 (5.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 77 (4.88%) DBA
15 69 (4.37%) IT Analyst
16 66 (4.18%) Server Engineer
16 66 (4.18%) Systems Administrator
17 62 (3.93%) Technical Support
18 61 (3.86%) Developer
19 59 (3.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (6.97%) .NET
2 56 (3.55%) Web Services
3 51 (3.23%) HTML
4 36 (2.28%) CSS
5 34 (2.15%) .NET Framework
6 33 (2.09%) ASP.NET
7 25 (1.58%) Middleware
8 23 (1.46%) WCF
9 20 (1.27%) XML
10 19 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (1.20%) LDAP
11 18 (1.14%) WPF
12 16 (1.01%) AngularJS
13 13 (0.82%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (0.82%) RabbitMQ
14 12 (0.76%) jQuery
15 11 (0.70%) JSON
15 11 (0.70%) X-Windows
16 10 (0.63%) Sass
17 9 (0.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 169 (10.70%) Data Centre
2 90 (5.70%) Private Cloud
3 81 (5.13%) PKI
4 71 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
5 63 (3.99%) Self-Motivation
6 61 (3.86%) Clustering
7 56 (3.55%) Management Information System
8 47 (2.98%) Driving Licence
9 33 (2.09%) Replication
10 32 (2.03%) Computer Science
11 30 (1.90%) Public Cloud
12 27 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
13 21 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
14 17 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
15 13 (0.82%) HACMP
16 12 (0.76%) NHS
17 11 (0.70%) CMDB
18 10 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
19 9 (0.57%) EPoS
19 9 (0.57%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1,561 (98.86%) Windows
2 461 (29.20%) Windows Server 2012
3 412 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 351 (22.23%) Linux
5 325 (20.58%) Windows 10
6 230 (14.57%) Windows 7
7 135 (8.55%) Windows 8
8 80 (5.07%) Unix
9 59 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 47 (2.98%) Windows Server 2003
11 43 (2.72%) Apple iOS
12 35 (2.22%) CentOS
13 25 (1.58%) AIX
13 25 (1.58%) Android
13 25 (1.58%) Solaris
14 19 (1.20%) Ubuntu
15 16 (1.01%) Mac OS X
16 14 (0.89%) Windows XP
17 13 (0.82%) Windows Vista
18 12 (0.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (21.09%) ITIL
2 330 (20.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 227 (14.38%) Problem-Solving
4 170 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
5 136 (8.61%) Problem Management
6 132 (8.36%) Service Management
7 125 (7.92%) Root Cause Analysis
8 124 (7.85%) DevOps
8 124 (7.85%) Incident Management
9 114 (7.22%) Migration
10 87 (5.51%) Logistics
11 82 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
12 73 (4.62%) Scrum
13 66 (4.18%) ITIL V3
13 66 (4.18%) Project Management
14 65 (4.12%) Load Balancing
15 57 (3.61%) Performance Tuning
16 55 (3.48%) Mentoring
17 52 (3.29%) Change Management
17 52 (3.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 350 (22.17%) SQL
2 284 (17.99%) PowerShell
3 97 (6.14%) C#
4 72 (4.56%) JavaScript
5 59 (3.74%) Java
6 54 (3.42%) Python
7 36 (2.28%) T-SQL
8 31 (1.96%) Perl
9 28 (1.77%) Bash Shell
10 25 (1.58%) C
11 19 (1.20%) PHP
12 14 (0.89%) Ruby
13 13 (0.82%) PL/SQL
14 12 (0.76%) Shell Script
15 9 (0.57%) TypeScript
15 9 (0.57%) VBA
16 8 (0.51%) C++
17 6 (0.38%) VB
17 6 (0.38%) VBScript
18 4 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 205 (12.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 142 (8.99%) MCSE
3 112 (7.09%) Degree
4 103 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
5 101 (6.40%) Security Cleared
6 100 (6.33%) CCNA
7 88 (5.57%) MCSA
8 84 (5.32%) SC Cleared
9 60 (3.80%) MCP
10 52 (3.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 43 (2.72%) CCNP
12 40 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
13 26 (1.65%) MCITP
14 20 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
15 16 (1.01%) DV Cleared
16 15 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
17 14 (0.89%) A+ Certification
18 12 (0.76%) CCIE
19 11 (0.70%) VCP5
20 10 (0.63%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (5.07%) SLA
2 19 (1.20%) QA
3 17 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.95%) GDPR
4 15 (0.95%) PMO
5 7 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.38%) WAI
7 4 (0.25%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.13%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.063%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.063%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.063%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.063%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1,007 (63.77%) Active Directory
2 442 (27.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 388 (24.57%) Hyper-V
4 127 (8.04%) VMware ESXi
5 87 (5.51%) vSphere
6 85 (5.38%) XenApp
7 76 (4.81%) XenDesktop
8 41 (2.60%) Virtual Servers
9 33 (2.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 30 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
11 29 (1.84%) Docker
12 18 (1.14%) Firmware
13 15 (0.95%) LXC
13 15 (0.95%) VirtualBox
14 13 (0.82%) Terminal Services
15 12 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
16 11 (0.70%) Terminal Server
17 9 (0.57%) GPFS
17 9 (0.57%) KVM
17 9 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 210 (13.30%) SCCM
2 128 (8.11%) SCOM
3 57 (3.61%) vCenter Server
4 41 (2.60%) WSUS
5 32 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
6 29 (1.84%) Backup Exec
7 23 (1.46%) Ansible
7 23 (1.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 21 (1.33%) Microsoft Clustering
8 21 (1.33%) Puppet
9 19 (1.20%) NetBackup
10 16 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
11 15 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
11 15 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
11 15 (0.95%) SCVMM
12 14 (0.89%) Nagios
13 12 (0.76%) Terraform
14 11 (0.70%) AirWatch
14 11 (0.70%) Kubernetes
15 9 (0.57%) SCSM
Vendors
1 887 (56.17%) Microsoft
2 699 (44.27%) VMware
3 222 (14.06%) Citrix
4 221 (14.00%) Cisco
5 115 (7.28%) Oracle
6 101 (6.40%) ServiceNow
7 92 (5.83%) HP
8 78 (4.94%) BMC
9 56 (3.55%) Veeam
10 46 (2.91%) SolarWinds
11 45 (2.85%) Juniper
12 43 (2.72%) Red Hat
13 41 (2.60%) Dell
14 39 (2.47%) Apple
14 39 (2.47%) Symantec
15 37 (2.34%) IBM
16 34 (2.15%) Sophos
17 29 (1.84%) Meraki
17 29 (1.84%) NetApp
18 26 (1.65%) Google