Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > South East
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 35 33
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 1,774 1,981 2,632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.81% 6.57% 6.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.17% 23.18% 22.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,482 1,780 2,311
South East median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.32% -2.56%
10th Percentile £21,775 £21,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% -

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 7,657 8,547 11,556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.09% 28.36% 30.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6,319 7,361 10,051
South East median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.93%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 +2 827 £40,000 - 104
Berkshire +5 477 £47,500 +11.76% 52
Hampshire -14 359 £35,000 +7.19% 27
Surrey -6 357 £33,625 -3.93% 35
Buckinghamshire +18 241 £35,000 +6.06% 32
Oxfordshire -38 110 £34,000 -20.00% 20
West Sussex -4 101 £35,000 - 8
Kent -17 85 £32,500 - 18
East Sussex -84 30 £42,500 -5.56% 6
Sussex - 6 £27,500 -
Middlesex 0 3 £42,000 +20.00% 2
Home Counties - 1 £42,500 -
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 1,768 (99.66%) Windows
2 1,037 (58.46%) Active Directory
3 926 (52.20%) Microsoft
4 786 (44.31%) VMware
5 537 (30.27%) Office 365
6 521 (29.37%) VMware Infrastructure
7 514 (28.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 466 (26.27%) SQL Server
9 451 (25.42%) Microsoft Azure
10 444 (25.03%) Hyper-V
11 442 (24.92%) SQL
12 423 (23.84%) Windows Server 2008
13 404 (22.77%) Firewall
14 353 (19.90%) Linux
15 333 (18.77%) MS Exchange
16 328 (18.49%) ITIL
17 314 (17.70%) DNS
18 313 (17.64%) Cisco
19 292 (16.46%) Windows 10
20 284 (16.01%) IIS
21 268 (15.11%) DHCP
22 266 (14.99%) PowerShell
23 261 (14.71%) Citrix
24 257 (14.49%) Problem-Solving
25 251 (14.15%) Microsoft Office
26 244 (13.75%) TCP/IP
27 237 (13.36%) SCCM
28 228 (12.85%) Windows 7
29 207 (11.67%) WAN
30 192 (10.82%) 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
1 333 (18.77%) MS Exchange
2 284 (16.01%) IIS
3 143 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 129 (7.27%) SharePoint
5 106 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 61 (3.44%) Apache
7 48 (2.71%) Skype for Business
8 43 (2.42%) WebLogic
9 36 (2.03%) JBoss
10 34 (1.92%) Tomcat
11 26 (1.47%) WebSphere
12 19 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
13 16 (0.90%) CMS
13 16 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
14 15 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
15 12 (0.68%) Confluence
16 11 (0.62%) Umbraco
17 10 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
18 8 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
18 8 (0.45%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 251 (14.15%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (2.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.23%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.23%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.23%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.056%) Abaqus
8 1 (0.056%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.056%) Mathcad
8 1 (0.056%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.056%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.23%) TRIRIGA
4 3 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.17%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.17%) TIBCO iProcess
5 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.11%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.056%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.056%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 537 (30.27%) Office 365
2 451 (25.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 183 (10.32%) Amazon AWS
4 67 (3.78%) IaaS
5 55 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
6 40 (2.25%) PaaS
7 37 (2.09%) SaaS
8 32 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
9 26 (1.47%) Dynamics 365
10 13 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
11 12 (0.68%) NuGet
12 9 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 9 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (0.51%) Mimecast
13 8 (0.45%) npm
14 7 (0.39%) G Suite
14 7 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 6 (0.34%) OneDrive
16 5 (0.28%) Amazon S3
16 5 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 404 (22.77%) Firewall
2 314 (17.70%) DNS
3 268 (15.11%) DHCP
4 244 (13.75%) TCP/IP
5 207 (11.67%) WAN
6 192 (10.82%) LAN
7 146 (8.23%) VPN
8 140 (7.89%) SAN
9 78 (4.40%) Network Security
10 75 (4.23%) VLAN
11 70 (3.95%) VoIP
12 48 (2.71%) Cisco ASA
13 43 (2.42%) Wireless
14 38 (2.14%) Internet
15 37 (2.09%) MPLS
16 35 (1.97%) Skype
17 31 (1.75%) NAS
18 29 (1.63%) NetScaler
19 23 (1.30%) Remote Desktop
19 23 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 466 (26.27%) SQL Server
2 52 (2.93%) Oracle Database
3 46 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 38 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 34 (1.92%) MySQL
6 34 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
7 23 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
9 16 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
10 15 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
10 15 (0.85%) Relational Database
11 13 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
13 11 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
14 10 (0.56%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 30 (1.69%) Git (software)
2 27 (1.52%) JIRA
3 23 (1.30%) Visual Studio
4 19 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (0.79%) Jenkins
6 13 (0.73%) TeamCity
7 9 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (0.45%) gulp
9 7 (0.39%) MSI
10 6 (0.34%) Subversion
11 5 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.28%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.28%) MSBuild
11 5 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (0.28%) Selenium
11 5 (0.28%) Vagrant
12 4 (0.23%) MSTest
12 4 (0.23%) Ranorex
12 4 (0.23%) Travis CI
12 4 (0.23%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 168 (9.47%) Finance
2 51 (2.87%) Telecoms
3 43 (2.42%) Retail
4 40 (2.25%) Legal
5 37 (2.09%) Law
6 34 (1.92%) German Language
7 27 (1.52%) Marketing
8 22 (1.24%) Back Office
9 13 (0.73%) Games
10 9 (0.51%) Publishing
11 8 (0.45%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.39%) Automotive
13 6 (0.34%) Electronics
13 6 (0.34%) Italian Language
13 6 (0.34%) Online Betting
14 5 (0.28%) Dutch Language
14 5 (0.28%) French Language
14 5 (0.28%) Portuguese Language
14 5 (0.28%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.28%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 329 (18.55%) Analyst
2 270 (15.22%) Support Engineer
3 254 (14.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 244 (13.75%) IT Support
5 217 (12.23%) Support Analyst
6 172 (9.70%) IT Engineer
7 111 (6.26%) IT Analyst
8 107 (6.03%) 2nd Line Support
9 99 (5.58%) Administrator
10 96 (5.41%) IT Support Analyst
11 92 (5.19%) IT Support Engineer
12 91 (5.13%) Windows Engineer
13 86 (4.85%) Server Engineer
14 83 (4.68%) IT Manager
15 81 (4.57%) Technical Support
16 80 (4.51%) Consultant
17 79 (4.45%) Architect
18 77 (4.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
19 76 (4.28%) 3rd Line Support
20 69 (3.89%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (9.58%) .NET
2 80 (4.51%) Web Services
3 66 (3.72%) HTML
4 56 (3.16%) ASP.NET
5 52 (2.93%) CSS
6 45 (2.54%) .NET Framework
7 35 (1.97%) Middleware
8 32 (1.80%) AngularJS
9 29 (1.63%) XML
10 25 (1.41%) LDAP
11 23 (1.30%) Ajax
12 19 (1.07%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (1.07%) REST
13 18 (1.01%) jQuery
14 15 (0.85%) WCF
15 13 (0.73%) JSON
16 11 (0.62%) ASP.NET Web API
17 10 (0.56%) HTML5
17 10 (0.56%) KnockoutJS
17 10 (0.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 157 (8.85%) Data Centre
2 116 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
3 97 (5.47%) Self-Motivation
4 74 (4.17%) Driving Licence
5 71 (4.00%) Private Cloud
6 68 (3.83%) Clustering
7 41 (2.31%) Management Information System
8 34 (1.92%) Computer Science
8 34 (1.92%) PKI
9 33 (1.86%) Replication
10 25 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (1.13%) NHS
12 17 (0.96%) Public Cloud
13 16 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
14 15 (0.85%) Life Science
14 15 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
15 13 (0.73%) Client/Server
16 11 (0.62%) Fat Client
16 11 (0.62%) Thin Client
17 10 (0.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1,768 (99.66%) Windows
2 514 (28.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 423 (23.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 353 (19.90%) Linux
5 292 (16.46%) Windows 10
6 228 (12.85%) Windows 7
7 118 (6.65%) Windows 8
8 93 (5.24%) Unix
9 77 (4.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 60 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (1.35%) Solaris
12 22 (1.24%) Windows XP
13 15 (0.85%) Mac OS X
14 14 (0.79%) Ubuntu
15 13 (0.73%) CentOS
15 13 (0.73%) VMS
16 11 (0.62%) FreeBSD
17 10 (0.56%) Apple iOS
18 9 (0.51%) Windows Vista
19 8 (0.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (18.49%) ITIL
2 257 (14.49%) Problem-Solving
3 115 (6.48%) Migration
4 109 (6.14%) Problem Management
5 108 (6.09%) Agile Software Development
6 96 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 95 (5.36%) Project Management
8 81 (4.57%) Service Management
9 78 (4.40%) DevOps
10 66 (3.72%) Root Cause Analysis
11 63 (3.55%) Incident Management
12 60 (3.38%) Mentoring
13 51 (2.87%) Logistics
13 51 (2.87%) Service Delivery
14 49 (2.76%) PRINCE2
15 48 (2.71%) Performance Tuning
16 46 (2.59%) High Availability
16 46 (2.59%) IT Strategy
17 45 (2.54%) Presales
18 43 (2.42%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 442 (24.92%) SQL
2 266 (14.99%) PowerShell
3 133 (7.50%) C#
4 110 (6.20%) JavaScript
5 47 (2.65%) Java
6 44 (2.48%) T-SQL
7 31 (1.75%) Perl
8 30 (1.69%) Python
9 27 (1.52%) C
10 24 (1.35%) Bash Shell
11 21 (1.18%) Ruby
12 17 (0.96%) VBA
13 16 (0.90%) Shell Script
14 15 (0.85%) VBScript
15 12 (0.68%) VB
16 10 (0.56%) C++
16 10 (0.56%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.45%) PHP
18 7 (0.39%) TypeScript
19 5 (0.28%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 186 (10.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 132 (7.44%) Degree
3 130 (7.33%) MCSE
4 102 (5.75%) Security Cleared
5 91 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
6 79 (4.45%) CCNA
7 76 (4.28%) SC Cleared
8 70 (3.95%) MCP
9 66 (3.72%) MCSA
10 45 (2.54%) CCNP
10 45 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 31 (1.75%) MCITP
12 21 (1.18%) MCTS
13 20 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
14 16 (0.90%) CISSP
14 16 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
14 16 (0.90%) DV Cleared
15 15 (0.85%) A+ Certification
15 15 (0.85%) RHCSA
16 14 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (5.41%) SLA
2 35 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (1.75%) QA
4 22 (1.24%) GDPR
5 12 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (0.51%) PMO
7 8 (0.45%) GAMP
7 8 (0.45%) ISO 9000
8 6 (0.34%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.28%) COBIT
9 5 (0.28%) GPG13
10 4 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.23%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.11%) WAI
12 1 (0.056%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,037 (58.46%) Active Directory
2 521 (29.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 444 (25.03%) Hyper-V
4 123 (6.93%) XenApp
5 108 (6.09%) vSphere
6 107 (6.03%) VMware ESXi
7 105 (5.92%) XenDesktop
8 59 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
9 42 (2.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 31 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
11 25 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
12 22 (1.24%) Docker
13 19 (1.07%) Virtual Desktop
14 17 (0.96%) Firmware
15 16 (0.90%) Terminal Services
15 16 (0.90%) VirtualBox
16 12 (0.68%) DFS Replication
16 12 (0.68%) ProxySG
17 11 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
17 11 (0.62%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 237 (13.36%) SCCM
2 135 (7.61%) SCOM
3 60 (3.38%) Backup Exec
4 50 (2.82%) WSUS
5 35 (1.97%) Puppet
6 33 (1.86%) vCenter Server
7 32 (1.80%) Failover Clustering
8 17 (0.96%) FortiGate
9 15 (0.85%) OPNET
9 15 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 14 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
10 14 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
10 14 (0.79%) Nessus
10 14 (0.79%) NetBackup
10 14 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
11 11 (0.62%) Ansible
11 11 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (0.62%) SCVMM
11 11 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
12 10 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 926 (52.20%) Microsoft
2 786 (44.31%) VMware
3 313 (17.64%) Cisco
4 261 (14.71%) Citrix
5 131 (7.38%) HP
6 103 (5.81%) Oracle
7 74 (4.17%) SolarWinds
8 67 (3.78%) ServiceNow
9 63 (3.55%) Dell
10 53 (2.99%) Google
11 40 (2.25%) IBM
11 40 (2.25%) Veeam
12 39 (2.20%) Symantec
13 38 (2.14%) BMC
14 37 (2.09%) Juniper
15 35 (1.97%) Apple
16 32 (1.80%) CheckPoint
16 32 (1.80%) Red Hat
17 31 (1.75%) Riverbed
18 30 (1.69%) SonicWALL