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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 25 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > South East
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 80 68 54
Rank change year-on-year -12 -14 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 846 672 696
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.82% 4.38% 4.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.82% 20.54% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 725 602 553
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,525 £25,000
25th Percentile £30,000 £31,375 £30,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% +10.39% +2.67%
75th Percentile £52,500 £54,688 £52,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,925 £61,517
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - - +6.25%

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 4,495 3,272 3,342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.32% 21.34% 23.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2,806 2,387 2,781
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.11% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Windows Server as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server in the South East over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

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 25 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Hampshire -3 235 £45,000 +13.21% 41
Thames Valley -25 228 £40,000 -11.11% 62
Surrey -41 155 £37,500 -16.67% 25
Berkshire -9 98 £36,250 -14.71% 27
Kent -2 93 £42,750 +14.00% 18
West Sussex +30 81 £40,000 - 13
Oxfordshire -29 67 £42,500 - 15
Buckinghamshire -47 63 £43,000 -12.24% 20
East Sussex -14 31 £44,500 -11.00% 8
Middlesex -23 3 £55,000 +10.00%
Home Counties - 2 £90,000 -
Sussex -8 1 £60,000 +50.00%
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, 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.

1 843 (99.65%) Windows
2 480 (56.74%) Active Directory
3 471 (55.67%) Microsoft
4 422 (49.88%) Microsoft 365
5 418 (49.41%) Azure
6 343 (40.54%) VMware
7 231 (27.30%) Firewall
8 217 (25.65%) VMware Infrastructure
9 201 (23.76%) Social Skills
10 194 (22.93%) DNS
11 192 (22.70%) ITIL
12 175 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 170 (20.09%) Windows 10
14 160 (18.91%) DHCP
15 152 (17.97%) SQL Server
16 150 (17.73%) Linux
17 141 (16.67%) PowerShell
18 138 (16.31%) SQL
19 132 (15.60%) Windows Server 2012
20 131 (15.48%) Windows Server 2019
21 129 (15.25%) Cisco
22 126 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
22 126 (14.89%) Hyper-V
23 123 (14.54%) Microsoft Office
24 121 (14.30%) AWS
25 118 (13.95%) MS Exchange
26 110 (13.00%) SharePoint
26 110 (13.00%) Azure Active Directory
27 107 (12.65%) Windows Server 2016
28 105 (12.41%) 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
1 118 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 110 (13.00%) SharePoint
3 83 (9.81%) IIS
4 17 (2.01%) OpenStack
5 16 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (1.65%) Tomcat
7 13 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (1.54%) IBM Domino
7 13 (1.54%) JBoss
7 13 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (1.30%) CMS
9 10 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (1.06%) Apache
10 9 (1.06%) Skype for Business
11 7 (0.83%) Kentico
12 6 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.71%) EPiServer
12 6 (0.71%) Jetty
12 6 (0.71%) nginx
13 5 (0.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 123 (14.54%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (2.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (0.71%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.24%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.12%) nopCommerce
3 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 422 (49.88%) Microsoft 365
2 418 (49.41%) Azure
3 121 (14.30%) AWS
4 110 (13.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 38 (4.49%) IaaS
6 37 (4.37%) SaaS
7 34 (4.02%) GCP
7 34 (4.02%) OneDrive
8 24 (2.84%) Mimecast
9 22 (2.60%) PaaS
10 16 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (1.89%) Power Platform
11 15 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
12 14 (1.65%) AWS CodePipeline
12 14 (1.65%) Serverless
13 13 (1.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 13 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
13 13 (1.54%) Azure Stack
13 13 (1.54%) Cloud Functions
13 13 (1.54%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 231 (27.30%) Firewall
2 194 (22.93%) DNS
3 160 (18.91%) DHCP
4 80 (9.46%) LAN
5 79 (9.34%) WAN
6 77 (9.10%) SAN
7 68 (8.04%) VPN
8 55 (6.50%) Internet
9 48 (5.67%) Wi-Fi
10 40 (4.73%) TCP/IP
11 36 (4.26%) VoIP
12 35 (4.14%) VLAN
13 32 (3.78%) Wireless
14 27 (3.19%) Remote Desktop
14 27 (3.19%) SNMP
15 23 (2.72%) Network Security
16 21 (2.48%) PBX
17 14 (1.65%) NAS
17 14 (1.65%) Unified Communications
18 11 (1.30%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (17.97%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.84%) MySQL
3 17 (2.01%) DB2
3 17 (2.01%) InfluxDB
4 13 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (0.83%) Qlik Sense
7 7 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.59%) Geospatial Data
9 5 (0.59%) GIS
9 5 (0.59%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.47%) Data Lake
11 3 (0.35%) Big Data
11 3 (0.35%) MariaDB
11 3 (0.35%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 60 (7.09%) Git (software)
2 23 (2.72%) Octopus Deploy
3 20 (2.36%) JIRA
4 14 (1.65%) Jenkins
5 13 (1.54%) Subversion
6 11 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (1.30%) NUnit
6 11 (1.30%) ReSharper
6 11 (1.30%) StyleCop
6 11 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (1.06%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.47%) LINQPad
9 3 (0.35%) Selenium
9 3 (0.35%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.24%) Protractor
11 1 (0.12%) StarTeam
11 1 (0.12%) TestDirector
General
1 201 (23.76%) Social Skills
2 97 (11.47%) Finance
3 84 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (5.91%) Telecoms
5 38 (4.49%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 27 (3.19%) Law
7 26 (3.07%) Manufacturing
8 22 (2.60%) Documentation Skills
9 18 (2.13%) Retail
10 15 (1.77%) Advertising
10 15 (1.77%) Presentation Skills
11 14 (1.65%) Public Sector
12 13 (1.54%) Marketing
13 11 (1.30%) Legal
13 11 (1.30%) Organisational Skills
14 9 (1.06%) Local Government
15 5 (0.59%) Aviation
15 5 (0.59%) Games
16 4 (0.47%) Automotive
17 3 (0.35%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 195 (23.05%) Support Engineer
2 149 (17.61%) IT Engineer
3 136 (16.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 119 (14.07%) IT Support
5 88 (10.40%) 2nd Line Support
6 84 (9.93%) Analyst
7 81 (9.57%) IT Support Engineer
8 61 (7.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 56 (6.62%) Support Analyst
10 54 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 52 (6.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 47 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
13 38 (4.49%) Developer
13 38 (4.49%) DevOps Engineer
14 36 (4.26%) Network Engineer
15 35 (4.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 30 (3.55%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
17 28 (3.31%) .NET Developer
17 28 (3.31%) Windows Engineer
18 26 (3.07%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (4.49%) .NET
2 30 (3.55%) Elastic Stack
3 26 (3.07%) HTML
4 23 (2.72%) Web Services
5 22 (2.60%) .NET Core
6 18 (2.13%) REST
7 17 (2.01%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (2.01%) HTML5
8 15 (1.77%) .NET Framework
8 15 (1.77%) AngularJS
8 15 (1.77%) CSS
9 14 (1.65%) RabbitMQ
10 12 (1.42%) jQuery
11 11 (1.30%) Caliburn.Micro
11 11 (1.30%) FHIR
11 11 (1.30%) MSMQ
11 11 (1.30%) OAuth
11 11 (1.30%) OpenID
11 11 (1.30%) WCF
11 11 (1.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 50 (5.91%) Data Centre
2 40 (4.73%) Self-Motivation
3 37 (4.37%) Replication
4 35 (4.14%) Management Information System
5 33 (3.90%) Linux Command Line
6 27 (3.19%) NHS
7 24 (2.84%) Public Cloud
8 23 (2.72%) Cyberattack
9 19 (2.25%) Video Conferencing
10 17 (2.01%) HACMP
10 17 (2.01%) Smartphone
10 17 (2.01%) Social Media
11 16 (1.89%) Cyber Defence
11 16 (1.89%) Life Science
12 15 (1.77%) Clustering
13 14 (1.65%) IoT
13 14 (1.65%) PKI
14 11 (1.30%) Cybercrime
15 8 (0.95%) CCTV
15 8 (0.95%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 843 (99.65%) Windows
2 170 (20.09%) Windows 10
3 150 (17.73%) Linux
4 132 (15.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 131 (15.48%) Windows Server 2019
6 107 (12.65%) Windows Server 2016
7 81 (9.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 50 (5.91%) Windows 7
9 47 (5.56%) Android
10 44 (5.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 41 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 31 (3.66%) Unix
13 23 (2.72%) Windows 8
14 21 (2.48%) Windows XP
15 17 (2.01%) AIX
15 17 (2.01%) Apple iOS
16 12 (1.42%) Windows Vista
17 10 (1.18%) Mac OS
17 10 (1.18%) Solaris
18 9 (1.06%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (22.70%) ITIL
2 175 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 105 (12.41%) Agile
4 101 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
5 92 (10.87%) DevOps
6 80 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
7 69 (8.16%) Service Delivery
8 63 (7.45%) Project Delivery
9 54 (6.38%) Business Continuity
10 51 (6.03%) CI/CD
11 50 (5.91%) Problem Management
12 48 (5.67%) Project Management
13 45 (5.32%) Incident Management
14 44 (5.20%) Change Management
14 44 (5.20%) Cybersecurity
15 42 (4.96%) Load Balancing
16 39 (4.61%) Configuration Management
17 38 (4.49%) High Availability
18 35 (4.14%) Mentoring
19 34 (4.02%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 141 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 138 (16.31%) SQL
3 67 (7.92%) C#
4 54 (6.38%) Bash
5 52 (6.15%) Python
6 37 (4.37%) Perl
7 22 (2.60%) Shell Script
8 19 (2.25%) JavaScript
9 18 (2.13%) VB
10 15 (1.77%) C
10 15 (1.77%) T-SQL
11 14 (1.65%) VBScript
12 7 (0.83%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.71%) Java
14 2 (0.24%) Korn
14 2 (0.24%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.12%) PHP
15 1 (0.12%) R
Qualifications
1 126 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 85 (10.05%) Security Cleared
3 60 (7.09%) SC Cleared
4 57 (6.74%) MCSE
5 52 (6.15%) Degree
6 46 (5.44%) CCNA
6 46 (5.44%) Cisco Certification
7 45 (5.32%) MCP
8 33 (3.90%) DV Cleared
9 23 (2.72%) MCSA
10 21 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (1.77%) A+ Certification
11 15 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (1.54%) HND
13 12 (1.42%) CISSP
14 11 (1.30%) MCAD
15 10 (1.18%) HNC
16 9 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
17 7 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 5 (0.59%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (8.98%) SLA
2 38 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (3.78%) GDPR
4 15 (1.77%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.42%) NIST
6 11 (1.30%) HL7
7 10 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (0.71%) QA
9 5 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 5 (0.59%) PMO
10 4 (0.47%) Accessibility
10 4 (0.47%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 480 (56.74%) Active Directory
2 217 (25.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 126 (14.89%) Hyper-V
4 101 (11.94%) VMware ESXi
5 43 (5.08%) XenApp
6 39 (4.61%) vSphere
7 38 (4.49%) Docker
8 23 (2.72%) Virtual Machines
9 19 (2.25%) Xen
10 17 (2.01%) KVM
10 17 (2.01%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 9 (1.06%) Firmware
12 7 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
13 6 (0.71%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.59%) VirtualBox
15 3 (0.35%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.24%) FreeRADIUS
16 2 (0.24%) NFS
16 2 (0.24%) pfSense
16 2 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 105 (12.41%) SCCM
2 84 (9.93%) Microsoft Intune
3 71 (8.39%) Ansible
4 53 (6.26%) Opscode Chef
4 53 (6.26%) Puppet
5 51 (6.03%) Kubernetes
6 43 (5.08%) Terraform
7 36 (4.26%) vCenter Server
8 31 (3.66%) IBM BigFix
9 28 (3.31%) Grafana
10 26 (3.07%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 22 (2.60%) WSUS
12 18 (2.13%) Tivoli
13 17 (2.01%) logstash
13 17 (2.01%) Netcool
13 17 (2.01%) Netcool/OMNIbus
13 17 (2.01%) Tivoli Monitoring
14 14 (1.65%) Backup Exec
14 14 (1.65%) SCOM
15 13 (1.54%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 471 (55.67%) Microsoft
2 343 (40.54%) VMware
3 129 (15.25%) Cisco
4 91 (10.76%) Citrix
5 72 (8.51%) Veeam
6 47 (5.56%) HP
7 46 (5.44%) IBM
8 41 (4.85%) Apple
8 41 (4.85%) Sophos
9 38 (4.49%) NetApp
10 32 (3.78%) Google
11 31 (3.66%) Oracle
12 27 (3.19%) Red Hat
13 26 (3.07%) SolarWinds
14 24 (2.84%) 3PAR
15 20 (2.36%) Splunk
16 18 (2.13%) Perforce
16 18 (2.13%) Trend Micro
17 14 (1.65%) Acronis
17 14 (1.65%) Palo Alto