Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > South East
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 37 37
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 1,682 1,839 2,342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.68% 6.33% 6.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.68% 22.57% 21.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,422 1,633 2,096
South East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -10.26% +1.30%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,900 £57,500 £56,250
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 7,415 8,148 10,656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.06% 28.06% 29.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6,099 6,978 9,206
South East median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,950 £22,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +10 759 £40,000 +6.67% 86
Berkshire +10 452 £45,000 +12.50% 35
Surrey +9 366 £37,500 +7.14% 37
Hampshire -24 335 £35,000 +7.69% 40
Buckinghamshire +12 212 £40,000 +37.93% 33
West Sussex -3 106 £31,500 -10.00% 8
Oxfordshire -45 97 £32,500 -27.78% 18
Kent -6 83 £34,000 -2.86% 11
East Sussex -63 27 £45,000 +20.00% 13
Middlesex -6 2 £37,000 +5.71% 1
Sussex - 2 £27,500 -
Home Counties - 1 £42,500 -
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 1,671 (99.35%) Windows
2 1,006 (59.81%) Active Directory
3 902 (53.63%) Microsoft
4 771 (45.84%) VMware
5 548 (32.58%) Office 365
6 507 (30.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 500 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
8 449 (26.69%) Microsoft Azure
9 419 (24.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 418 (24.85%) Hyper-V
11 406 (24.14%) Firewall
12 399 (23.72%) SQL Server
13 376 (22.35%) SQL
13 376 (22.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 370 (22.00%) Linux
15 359 (21.34%) DNS
16 339 (20.15%) Windows 10
17 317 (18.85%) MS Exchange
18 311 (18.49%) DHCP
19 301 (17.90%) ITIL
20 262 (15.58%) IIS
21 261 (15.52%) PowerShell
22 255 (15.16%) Cisco
23 244 (14.51%) Windows 7
24 234 (13.91%) TCP/IP
25 233 (13.85%) Microsoft Office
25 233 (13.85%) Problem-Solving
26 221 (13.14%) Citrix
27 216 (12.84%) WAN
28 201 (11.95%) LAN

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
1 317 (18.85%) MS Exchange
2 262 (15.58%) IIS
3 124 (7.37%) SharePoint
4 117 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 93 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 53 (3.15%) Skype for Business
7 31 (1.84%) SharePoint 2013
8 29 (1.72%) WebLogic
9 28 (1.66%) Apache
10 25 (1.49%) JBoss
11 22 (1.31%) Tomcat
12 21 (1.25%) Umbraco
13 17 (1.01%) CMS
14 13 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
15 11 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
15 11 (0.65%) Confluence
16 10 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
17 9 (0.54%) OpenStack
17 9 (0.54%) WebSphere
18 8 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 233 (13.85%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.30%) SOLIDWORKS
7 4 (0.24%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.18%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.059%) Abaqus
10 1 (0.059%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.059%) Mathcad
10 1 (0.059%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.059%) Siemens NX
10 1 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.24%) TRIRIGA
3 2 (0.12%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.12%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.059%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.059%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.059%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.059%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 548 (32.58%) Office 365
2 449 (26.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 189 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
4 81 (4.82%) IaaS
5 71 (4.22%) PaaS
6 42 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
7 41 (2.44%) Dynamics 365
8 36 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
9 33 (1.96%) SaaS
10 14 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (0.65%) Mimecast
12 9 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 8 (0.48%) Amazon S3
14 7 (0.42%) G Suite
15 6 (0.36%) NuGet
15 6 (0.36%) OneDrive
16 5 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 5 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
16 5 (0.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 406 (24.14%) Firewall
2 359 (21.34%) DNS
3 311 (18.49%) DHCP
4 234 (13.91%) TCP/IP
5 216 (12.84%) WAN
6 201 (11.95%) LAN
7 185 (11.00%) VPN
8 133 (7.91%) SAN
9 102 (6.06%) VLAN
10 86 (5.11%) Network Security
11 65 (3.86%) VoIP
12 55 (3.27%) Skype
13 53 (3.15%) Internet
14 52 (3.09%) Wi-Fi
15 47 (2.79%) Wireless
16 42 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
16 42 (2.50%) MPLS
17 34 (2.02%) WLAN
18 25 (1.49%) NAS
19 22 (1.31%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 399 (23.72%) SQL Server
2 51 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 48 (2.85%) Oracle Database
4 45 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 40 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 29 (1.72%) MySQL
7 24 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
10 18 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
11 17 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
12 15 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
13 14 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
13 14 (0.83%) Relational Database
14 12 (0.71%) OLTP
15 11 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
16 10 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
16 10 (0.59%) RDBMS
16 10 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 43 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 34 (2.02%) JIRA
3 33 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (1.96%) Visual Studio
4 22 (1.31%) Visual Studio Team System
5 12 (0.71%) Jenkins
5 12 (0.71%) TeamCity
6 11 (0.65%) Chocolatey
6 11 (0.65%) Subversion
7 9 (0.54%) MSBuild
8 7 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (0.42%) Selenium
9 6 (0.36%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.24%) gulp
10 4 (0.24%) Moq
10 4 (0.24%) MSTest
10 4 (0.24%) NUnit
10 4 (0.24%) Ranorex
11 3 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
General
1 192 (11.41%) Finance
2 44 (2.62%) Telecoms
3 43 (2.56%) Legal
4 31 (1.84%) Law
5 25 (1.49%) Marketing
5 25 (1.49%) Retail
6 20 (1.19%) German Language
7 16 (0.95%) Back Office
8 12 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.65%) Electronics
10 9 (0.54%) Advertising
11 7 (0.42%) Automotive
12 6 (0.36%) Online Betting
12 6 (0.36%) Publishing
13 5 (0.30%) Games
14 4 (0.24%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.18%) Dutch Language
15 3 (0.18%) French Language
15 3 (0.18%) Portuguese Language
15 3 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 290 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 284 (16.88%) Support Engineer
3 267 (15.87%) Analyst
4 235 (13.97%) IT Support
5 173 (10.29%) IT Engineer
6 158 (9.39%) Support Analyst
7 131 (7.79%) Administrator
8 120 (7.13%) 2nd Line Support
9 103 (6.12%) IT Support Engineer
10 88 (5.23%) IT Analyst
11 84 (4.99%) Windows Engineer
12 82 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
13 79 (4.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 78 (4.64%) Server Engineer
15 77 (4.58%) IT Support Analyst
16 67 (3.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 67 (3.98%) IT Manager
17 64 (3.80%) Consultant
18 63 (3.75%) Architect
19 59 (3.51%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (7.49%) .NET
2 62 (3.69%) Web Services
3 52 (3.09%) HTML
4 42 (2.50%) CSS
5 37 (2.20%) .NET Framework
6 36 (2.14%) ASP.NET
7 30 (1.78%) Middleware
8 20 (1.19%) AngularJS
8 20 (1.19%) XML
9 19 (1.13%) WCF
10 16 (0.95%) JSON
11 15 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (0.83%) jQuery
13 12 (0.71%) Ajax
14 11 (0.65%) LDAP
14 11 (0.65%) X-Windows
15 10 (0.59%) WPF
16 9 (0.54%) XSLT
17 8 (0.48%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 183 (10.88%) Data Centre
2 94 (5.59%) Private Cloud
3 92 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
4 73 (4.34%) Self-Motivation
5 69 (4.10%) PKI
6 56 (3.33%) Clustering
7 52 (3.09%) Driving Licence
8 49 (2.91%) Management Information System
9 35 (2.08%) Computer Science
10 34 (2.02%) Public Cloud
11 33 (1.96%) Replication
12 23 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
13 22 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
14 21 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
15 12 (0.71%) NHS
16 11 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
17 10 (0.59%) PMI
18 9 (0.54%) HACMP
18 9 (0.54%) Life Science
19 8 (0.48%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1,671 (99.35%) Windows
2 507 (30.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 419 (24.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 370 (22.00%) Linux
5 339 (20.15%) Windows 10
6 244 (14.51%) Windows 7
7 146 (8.68%) Windows 8
8 75 (4.46%) Unix
9 58 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 52 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
11 29 (1.72%) Solaris
12 24 (1.43%) Apple iOS
13 22 (1.31%) CentOS
14 18 (1.07%) Ubuntu
15 17 (1.01%) AIX
16 13 (0.77%) Android
16 13 (0.77%) FreeBSD
17 12 (0.71%) VMS
18 10 (0.59%) Windows XP
19 9 (0.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (22.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 301 (17.90%) ITIL
3 233 (13.85%) Problem-Solving
4 159 (9.45%) Agile Software Development
5 129 (7.67%) Problem Management
6 118 (7.02%) Migration
7 116 (6.90%) Service Management
8 114 (6.78%) Root Cause Analysis
9 102 (6.06%) DevOps
10 100 (5.95%) Incident Management
11 83 (4.93%) Project Management
12 77 (4.58%) Logistics
13 74 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
14 69 (4.10%) Load Balancing
15 59 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
16 58 (3.45%) Scrum
17 56 (3.33%) IT Strategy
18 53 (3.15%) Network Virtualisation
19 51 (3.03%) Mentoring
20 49 (2.91%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 376 (22.35%) SQL
2 261 (15.52%) PowerShell
3 104 (6.18%) C#
4 83 (4.93%) JavaScript
5 54 (3.21%) Java
6 37 (2.20%) Python
7 34 (2.02%) T-SQL
8 30 (1.78%) Perl
9 28 (1.66%) C
10 20 (1.19%) Bash Shell
11 16 (0.95%) Ruby
12 14 (0.83%) Shell Script
13 11 (0.65%) VBA
14 10 (0.59%) PL/SQL
14 10 (0.59%) TypeScript
15 9 (0.54%) PHP
16 8 (0.48%) VBScript
17 6 (0.36%) C++
17 6 (0.36%) VB
18 4 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 183 (10.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 137 (8.15%) MCSE
3 124 (7.37%) Degree
4 104 (6.18%) Cisco Certification
5 100 (5.95%) CCNA
6 94 (5.59%) Security Cleared
7 73 (4.34%) SC Cleared
8 63 (3.75%) MCSA
9 61 (3.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 59 (3.51%) MCP
11 54 (3.21%) CCNP
12 27 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
13 26 (1.55%) MCITP
14 20 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
15 19 (1.13%) A+ Certification
16 17 (1.01%) DV Cleared
17 13 (0.77%) CCIE
17 13 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
18 11 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
18 11 (0.65%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (5.05%) SLA
2 28 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.31%) QA
4 21 (1.25%) GDPR
5 12 (0.71%) PMO
6 11 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (0.42%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.36%) WAI
9 5 (0.30%) GAMP
9 5 (0.30%) GPG13
10 4 (0.24%) COBIT
10 4 (0.24%) ISO 9000
10 4 (0.24%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.059%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.059%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.059%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1,006 (59.81%) Active Directory
2 500 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 418 (24.85%) Hyper-V
4 138 (8.20%) VMware ESXi
5 113 (6.72%) XenApp
6 96 (5.71%) XenDesktop
7 83 (4.93%) vSphere
8 40 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
9 32 (1.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 32 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
10 22 (1.31%) Docker
11 17 (1.01%) VirtualBox
12 15 (0.89%) Firmware
12 15 (0.89%) LXC
13 13 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
14 11 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
14 11 (0.65%) Terminal Server
15 8 (0.48%) GPFS
15 8 (0.48%) ProxySG
15 8 (0.48%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 197 (11.71%) SCCM
2 129 (7.67%) SCOM
3 54 (3.21%) vCenter Server
4 35 (2.08%) Backup Exec
5 33 (1.96%) WSUS
6 23 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
7 21 (1.25%) Puppet
8 20 (1.19%) Microsoft Clustering
9 18 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
10 17 (1.01%) Ansible
10 17 (1.01%) NetBackup
11 16 (0.95%) SCVMM
12 15 (0.89%) Failover Clustering
12 15 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 15 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
13 14 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
14 10 (0.59%) AirWatch
14 10 (0.59%) SCSM
15 9 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
15 9 (0.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 902 (53.63%) Microsoft
2 771 (45.84%) VMware
3 255 (15.16%) Cisco
4 221 (13.14%) Citrix
5 107 (6.36%) Oracle
6 95 (5.65%) HP
7 90 (5.35%) ServiceNow
8 72 (4.28%) BMC
9 62 (3.69%) SolarWinds
10 59 (3.51%) Dell
11 44 (2.62%) Veeam
12 41 (2.44%) Juniper
12 41 (2.44%) Symantec
13 37 (2.20%) IBM
13 37 (2.20%) Red Hat
14 33 (1.96%) Sophos
15 32 (1.90%) Apple
16 27 (1.61%) Google
17 25 (1.49%) Palo Alto
18 23 (1.37%) CheckPoint