Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > South East
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 36 29
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 1989 2129 2951
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.36% 6.26% 6.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.24% 22.05% 24.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1822 1910 2692
South East median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +2.67%

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 8560 9657 12211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.36% 28.42% 28.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7344 8243 10587
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 2017. 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 +2 765 £37,500 -6.25% 49
Hampshire +20 528 £34,000 +9.68% 22
Berkshire -14 371 £40,000 -5.88% 27
Surrey -9 360 £37,500 - 22
Buckinghamshire +50 234 £27,000 -20.59% 12
Oxfordshire +4 163 £45,000 +28.57% 10
Kent +3 129 £36,000 +14.29% 5
West Sussex -25 103 £32,500 -18.75% 5
East Sussex -6 91 £40,000 -8.57%
Middlesex +15 14 £37,500 +15.38%
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 1987 (99.90%) Windows
2 1108 (55.71%) Microsoft
3 1100 (55.30%) Active Directory
4 923 (46.41%) VMware
5 612 (30.77%) SQL
6 604 (30.37%) SQL Server
7 598 (30.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 557 (28.00%) MS Exchange
9 548 (27.55%) VMware Infrastructure
10 534 (26.85%) Office 365
11 533 (26.80%) Windows Server 2008
12 458 (23.03%) Hyper-V
13 423 (21.27%) ITIL
14 420 (21.12%) Cisco
15 418 (21.02%) Microsoft Azure
16 409 (20.56%) Firewall
17 351 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
18 350 (17.60%) Windows 7
19 330 (16.59%) Citrix
20 323 (16.24%) Linux
21 321 (16.14%) Windows 10
22 303 (15.23%) DNS
23 275 (13.83%) PowerShell
24 265 (13.32%) IIS
25 263 (13.22%) Microsoft Certification
26 261 (13.12%) WAN
27 249 (12.52%) TCP/IP
28 248 (12.47%) LAN
29 245 (12.32%) DHCP
30 236 (11.87%) 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
1 557 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 265 (13.32%) IIS
3 229 (11.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 181 (9.10%) Exchange Server 2013
5 158 (7.94%) SharePoint
6 88 (4.42%) Skype for Business
7 53 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2007
8 36 (1.81%) Apache
9 31 (1.56%) Tomcat
10 23 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
11 21 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
12 17 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
13 15 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
13 15 (0.75%) CMS
14 14 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
15 9 (0.45%) IBM Notes
16 8 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
16 8 (0.40%) WebLogic
17 7 (0.35%) Confluence
17 7 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 351 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.40%) AutoCAD
5 5 (0.25%) PTC Creo
6 4 (0.20%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.050%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 33 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.70%) Teamcenter
3 12 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.45%) WebTrends
5 8 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.30%) NetSuite
7 5 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
7 5 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.15%) SAP Business One
10 2 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.10%) Visualfiles
11 1 (0.050%) BusinessWorks
11 1 (0.050%) SDL Web 8
11 1 (0.050%) TIBCO iProcess
11 1 (0.050%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 534 (26.85%) Office 365
2 418 (21.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 130 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
4 95 (4.78%) IaaS
5 46 (2.31%) PaaS
6 43 (2.16%) SaaS
7 42 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
8 28 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
9 18 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 16 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
12 9 (0.45%) Google Analytics
13 7 (0.35%) G Suite
14 6 (0.30%) Mimecast
15 5 (0.25%) Amazon S3
15 5 (0.25%) OneDrive
16 3 (0.15%) npm
16 3 (0.15%) Yammer
17 2 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
17 2 (0.10%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 409 (20.56%) Firewall
2 303 (15.23%) DNS
3 261 (13.12%) WAN
4 249 (12.52%) TCP/IP
5 248 (12.47%) LAN
6 245 (12.32%) DHCP
7 190 (9.55%) SAN
8 180 (9.05%) VPN
9 178 (8.95%) VoIP
10 109 (5.48%) VLAN
11 79 (3.97%) Skype
12 75 (3.77%) Remote Desktop
13 71 (3.57%) Internet
14 62 (3.12%) Wi-Fi
15 57 (2.87%) Network Security
16 51 (2.56%) Wireless
17 40 (2.01%) SSL
18 33 (1.66%) Cisco ASA
19 32 (1.61%) NAS
20 29 (1.46%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 604 (30.37%) SQL Server
2 83 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 70 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 61 (3.07%) Oracle Database
5 53 (2.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 48 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 44 (2.21%) SQL Server 2014
8 40 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 24 (1.21%) MySQL
11 19 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
11 19 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
12 13 (0.65%) Power BI
13 12 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
13 12 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (0.60%) Relational Database
14 9 (0.45%) Oracle Database 12c
15 8 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
15 8 (0.40%) RDBMS
16 7 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 34 (1.71%) JIRA
2 21 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (1.06%) Visual Studio
3 19 (0.96%) LINQPad
4 13 (0.65%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.35%) Selenium
6 6 (0.30%) Fiddler
6 6 (0.30%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.30%) TeamCity
7 5 (0.25%) MSBuild
7 5 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.20%) Subversion
8 4 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.15%) gulp
9 3 (0.15%) MSI
9 3 (0.15%) NuGet
9 3 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.15%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.10%) ReSharper
General
1 173 (8.70%) Finance
2 52 (2.61%) Telecoms
3 43 (2.16%) Marketing
4 41 (2.06%) Retail
5 24 (1.21%) Manufacturing
6 23 (1.16%) Games
7 21 (1.06%) Electronics
8 20 (1.01%) Advertising
9 16 (0.80%) Banking
10 14 (0.70%) Legal
10 14 (0.70%) Publishing
11 12 (0.60%) Billing
11 12 (0.60%) Law
12 8 (0.40%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.30%) Automotive
14 5 (0.25%) Back Office
14 5 (0.25%) French Language
14 5 (0.25%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.25%) Military
15 4 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 412 (20.71%) Support Engineer
2 383 (19.26%) Analyst
3 313 (15.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 293 (14.73%) IT Support
5 262 (13.17%) Support Analyst
6 234 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 202 (10.16%) IT Engineer
8 164 (8.25%) 3rd Line Support
9 155 (7.79%) Administrator
10 141 (7.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 130 (6.54%) Windows Engineer
12 115 (5.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 111 (5.58%) IT Analyst
14 109 (5.48%) IT Support Engineer
15 102 (5.13%) IT Support Analyst
16 100 (5.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 100 (5.03%) Server Engineer
17 98 (4.93%) Infrastructure Support
18 87 (4.37%) Systems Administrator
19 85 (4.27%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (8.14%) .NET
2 85 (4.27%) HTML
3 75 (3.77%) XML
4 74 (3.72%) CSS
5 60 (3.02%) ASP.NET
6 44 (2.21%) Middleware
7 43 (2.16%) Web Services
8 37 (1.86%) jQuery
9 32 (1.61%) WCF
10 29 (1.46%) Ajax
11 26 (1.31%) .NET Framework
12 24 (1.21%) LINQ
12 24 (1.21%) SOAP
13 23 (1.16%) AngularJS
13 23 (1.16%) JSON
14 19 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (0.96%) HTML5
15 17 (0.85%) EDI
16 16 (0.80%) Entity Framework
17 9 (0.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 126 (6.33%) Clustering
2 108 (5.43%) Data Centre
3 98 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
4 94 (4.73%) Driving Licence
5 50 (2.51%) Management Information System
6 49 (2.46%) Replication
7 45 (2.26%) Computer Science
8 27 (1.36%) PKI
9 26 (1.31%) Fat Client
9 26 (1.31%) Thin Client
10 21 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
10 21 (1.06%) Virtual Team
11 20 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
11 20 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
12 19 (0.96%) Mobile App
13 18 (0.90%) Private Cloud
14 17 (0.85%) Blackberry
15 16 (0.80%) Handset
16 15 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
17 13 (0.65%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1987 (99.90%) Windows
2 598 (30.07%) Windows Server 2012
3 533 (26.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 350 (17.60%) Windows 7
5 323 (16.24%) Linux
6 321 (16.14%) Windows 10
7 218 (10.96%) Windows 8
8 153 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 62 (3.12%) Unix
10 55 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 54 (2.71%) Mac OS X
12 46 (2.31%) Android
13 42 (2.11%) Apple iOS
14 35 (1.76%) Windows XP
15 29 (1.46%) Ubuntu
16 23 (1.16%) CentOS
17 17 (0.85%) Windows Vista
18 16 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
19 15 (0.75%) Mac OS
20 12 (0.60%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 423 (21.27%) ITIL
2 149 (7.49%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (4.58%) Problem Management
4 88 (4.42%) Migration
5 73 (3.67%) CRM
5 73 (3.67%) Mentoring
6 72 (3.62%) Presales
7 71 (3.57%) Service Delivery
8 69 (3.47%) Service Management
9 68 (3.42%) Disaster Recovery
10 65 (3.27%) Change Management
11 61 (3.07%) Performance Tuning
11 61 (3.07%) Project Management
12 55 (2.77%) High Availability
13 54 (2.71%) ERP
14 52 (2.61%) Business Intelligence
14 52 (2.61%) Configuration Management
15 50 (2.51%) Time Management
16 47 (2.36%) Incident Management
17 44 (2.21%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 612 (30.77%) SQL
2 275 (13.83%) PowerShell
3 144 (7.24%) C#
4 89 (4.47%) JavaScript
5 65 (3.27%) T-SQL
6 54 (2.71%) Python
7 43 (2.16%) Java
8 35 (1.76%) Perl
9 27 (1.36%) Bash Shell
10 23 (1.16%) Ruby
11 21 (1.06%) C++
12 15 (0.75%) VB.NET
13 13 (0.65%) C
13 13 (0.65%) PL/SQL
13 13 (0.65%) Shell Script
14 10 (0.50%) PHP
15 8 (0.40%) VBA
15 8 (0.40%) VBScript
15 8 (0.40%) X++
16 7 (0.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 263 (13.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 160 (8.04%) MCSE
3 159 (7.99%) Degree
4 140 (7.04%) Cisco Certification
5 139 (6.99%) MCSA
6 125 (6.28%) CCNA
7 91 (4.58%) MCP
8 85 (4.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 62 (3.12%) Security Cleared
10 51 (2.56%) MCITP
11 47 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
12 45 (2.26%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 41 (2.06%) SC Cleared
14 33 (1.66%) CCNP
14 33 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
15 27 (1.36%) CCA
15 27 (1.36%) Citrix Certification
16 23 (1.16%) DV Cleared
16 23 (1.16%) RHCE
17 21 (1.06%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 167 (8.40%) SLA
2 38 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (1.31%) QA
4 21 (1.06%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 9 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.25%) PMO
8 4 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 3 (0.15%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.15%) ISO 22301
9 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.10%) COBIT
10 2 (0.10%) GAMP
10 2 (0.10%) PA-DSS
10 2 (0.10%) RMADS
11 1 (0.050%) GDPR
11 1 (0.050%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1100 (55.30%) Active Directory
2 548 (27.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 458 (23.03%) Hyper-V
4 147 (7.39%) vSphere
5 124 (6.23%) VMware ESXi
6 75 (3.77%) XenApp
7 51 (2.56%) XenDesktop
8 45 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
9 39 (1.96%) VirtualBox
10 32 (1.61%) Terminal Services
11 27 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
12 22 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
13 12 (0.60%) XenServer
14 10 (0.50%) pfSense
15 9 (0.45%) KVM
16 8 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 8 (0.40%) NFS
17 6 (0.30%) Docker
17 6 (0.30%) oVirt
17 6 (0.30%) Samba
Systems Management
1 236 (11.87%) SCCM
2 82 (4.12%) SCOM
3 78 (3.92%) vCenter Server
4 74 (3.72%) Backup Exec
5 66 (3.32%) Puppet
6 54 (2.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 42 (2.11%) WSUS
8 35 (1.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 33 (1.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 21 (1.06%) Terraform
11 20 (1.01%) SCVMM
12 19 (0.96%) Kibana
13 18 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
14 16 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 15 (0.75%) Ansible
16 14 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
16 14 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
17 13 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
18 11 (0.55%) NetVault Backup
19 10 (0.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 1108 (55.71%) Microsoft
2 923 (46.41%) VMware
3 420 (21.12%) Cisco
4 330 (16.59%) Citrix
5 120 (6.03%) HP
6 105 (5.28%) Oracle
7 96 (4.83%) Symantec
8 82 (4.12%) NetApp
9 81 (4.07%) Juniper
10 79 (3.97%) Dell
11 71 (3.57%) Veeam
12 69 (3.47%) Red Hat
13 60 (3.02%) Apple
14 54 (2.71%) Veritas
15 47 (2.36%) Sophos
16 45 (2.26%) F5
17 43 (2.16%) SAP
18 40 (2.01%) SolarWinds
19 37 (1.86%) Forcepoint
20 33 (1.66%) Altiris