Period
to 16 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > South West
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 68 56
Rank change year-on-year +21 -12 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 581 437 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.97% 4.28% 5.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.58% 16.39% 22.52%
Number of salaries quoted 513 354 496
South West median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +10.77%
10th Percentile £23,625 £23,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,675 £53,750
England median annual salary £39,087 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year -2.28% +1.27% +3.95%

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 West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,573 2,666 2,682
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.46% 26.12% 25.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,111 2,090 2,218
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Windows Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in the South West

Windows Server
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server in the South West.

Salary trend for Windows Server in the South West

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in the South West over the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in the South West

Windows Server
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 16 November 2019. 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
Bristol +66 165 £34,750 -0.71% 38
Wiltshire +15 158 £37,500 +2.74% 30
Dorset +22 118 £39,000 +11.43% 16
Gloucestershire -20 72 £36,000 +4.35% 25
Somerset +17 45 £30,000 +3.45% 13
Devon -26 16 £38,375 +33.94% 17
Cornwall +3 2 £48,750 +83.96% 8
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 576 (99.14%) Windows
2 374 (64.37%) Active Directory
3 275 (47.33%) Microsoft
3 275 (47.33%) Office 365
4 253 (43.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 246 (42.34%) VMware
6 188 (32.36%) Azure
7 165 (28.40%) Firewall
8 164 (28.23%) Linux
8 164 (28.23%) Windows 10
9 163 (28.06%) MS Exchange
10 157 (27.02%) VMware Infrastructure
11 127 (21.86%) Cisco
12 117 (20.14%) WAN
13 116 (19.97%) Hyper-V
14 108 (18.59%) Security Cleared
15 106 (18.24%) Windows Server 2008
15 106 (18.24%) ITIL
16 98 (16.87%) PowerShell
17 95 (16.35%) Problem-Solving
18 90 (15.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 90 (15.49%) AWS
19 88 (15.15%) LAN
20 84 (14.46%) Windows 7
21 77 (13.25%) DNS
22 69 (11.88%) SQL Server
23 68 (11.70%) Microsoft Office
23 68 (11.70%) SCCM
24 66 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
24 66 (11.36%) Project Delivery

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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
1 163 (28.06%) MS Exchange
2 42 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 41 (7.06%) SharePoint
4 19 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (2.93%) Confluence
6 13 (2.24%) Tomcat
6 13 (2.24%) Tornado
7 12 (2.07%) Skype for Business
8 11 (1.89%) IIS
9 10 (1.72%) Apache
10 9 (1.55%) SAS
11 8 (1.38%) CMS
12 5 (0.86%) Drupal
13 4 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.69%) JBoss
14 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
14 2 (0.34%) Oracle Application Server
14 2 (0.34%) Oracle Spatial
14 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 68 (11.70%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.75%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (1.55%) Exchequer
2 5 (0.86%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.34%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 275 (47.33%) Office 365
2 188 (32.36%) Azure
3 90 (15.49%) AWS
4 36 (6.20%) Azure Active Directory
5 21 (3.61%) GCP
6 17 (2.93%) IaaS
7 13 (2.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 12 (2.07%) IBM Cloud
8 12 (2.07%) SoftLayer
9 9 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
9 9 (1.55%) SaaS
10 4 (0.69%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.69%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.69%) Serverless
11 3 (0.52%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.52%) PaaS
12 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.17%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 165 (28.40%) Firewall
2 117 (20.14%) WAN
3 88 (15.15%) LAN
4 77 (13.25%) DNS
5 59 (10.15%) DHCP
6 51 (8.78%) VPN
7 50 (8.61%) SAN
8 44 (7.57%) TCP/IP
8 44 (7.57%) Wireless
9 41 (7.06%) VoIP
10 37 (6.37%) Remote Desktop
11 32 (5.51%) Unified Communications
12 28 (4.82%) Intrusion Detection
13 27 (4.65%) Cisco Nexus
13 27 (4.65%) VLAN
14 19 (3.27%) Network Security
15 16 (2.75%) Internet
15 16 (2.75%) Software-Defined Networking
16 15 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
17 14 (2.41%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (11.88%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.75%) Relational Database
3 14 (2.41%) MySQL
4 6 (1.03%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.03%) RDBMS
4 6 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (0.69%) Ingres
5 4 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.52%) MS Access
6 3 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.34%) CouchDB
7 2 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.34%) Electronic Patient Records
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 29 (4.99%) JIRA
2 17 (2.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 13 (2.24%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.72%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.38%) Bitbucket
6 6 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (0.69%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.17%) Chocolatey
9 1 (0.17%) GitLab
9 1 (0.17%) Selenium
9 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
General
1 61 (10.50%) Finance
2 47 (8.09%) Public Sector
3 38 (6.54%) Military
4 35 (6.02%) Aerospace
5 31 (5.34%) Marketing
6 26 (4.48%) Retail
7 23 (3.96%) Electronics
8 21 (3.61%) Telecoms
9 15 (2.58%) Manufacturing
10 12 (2.07%) Automotive
11 6 (1.03%) Law
12 4 (0.69%) Back Office
13 2 (0.34%) Advertising
13 2 (0.34%) Local Government
14 1 (0.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 132 (22.72%) Support Engineer
2 64 (11.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 62 (10.67%) IT Engineer
4 60 (10.33%) IT Support
5 59 (10.15%) Analyst
6 55 (9.47%) Consultant
7 53 (9.12%) Architect
8 49 (8.43%) IT Support Engineer
9 40 (6.88%) Solutions Architect
10 36 (6.20%) Systems Engineer
11 35 (6.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 35 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support
12 33 (5.68%) 2nd Line Support
12 33 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 32 (5.51%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 30 (5.16%) Administrator
15 29 (4.99%) Technical Engineer
16 28 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 28 (4.82%) Support Analyst
16 28 (4.82%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.27%) .NET
2 9 (1.55%) Web Services
3 8 (1.38%) CSS
4 7 (1.20%) JSON
5 5 (0.86%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.69%) HTML
6 4 (0.69%) Middleware
7 3 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 3 (0.52%) jQuery
7 3 (0.52%) LAMP
7 3 (0.52%) OpenJDK
7 3 (0.52%) RESTful
7 3 (0.52%) SOAP
7 3 (0.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (0.52%) XMPP
8 2 (0.34%) .NET Core
8 2 (0.34%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.34%) LDAP
8 2 (0.34%) Node.js
9 1 (0.17%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.29%) Driving Licence
2 49 (8.43%) Management Information System
3 31 (5.34%) Data Centre
4 30 (5.16%) Self-Motivation
5 25 (4.30%) Video Conferencing
6 22 (3.79%) Mobile Computing
7 18 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (2.93%) Public Cloud
9 16 (2.75%) Hybrid Cloud
10 13 (2.24%) Clustering
11 9 (1.55%) PKI
12 8 (1.38%) Replication
13 6 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.86%) Private Cloud
15 4 (0.69%) Blog
16 3 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
17 2 (0.34%) Cyberattack
17 2 (0.34%) EMC VNX
17 2 (0.34%) Enterprise Storage
17 2 (0.34%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 576 (99.14%) Windows
2 253 (43.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 164 (28.23%) Linux
3 164 (28.23%) Windows 10
4 106 (18.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 84 (14.46%) Windows 7
6 44 (7.57%) Windows 8
7 39 (6.71%) CentOS
8 23 (3.96%) Ubuntu
9 20 (3.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (3.27%) Debian
10 19 (3.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (1.89%) Unix
11 11 (1.89%) Windows XP
12 8 (1.38%) Mac OS
13 7 (1.20%) Android
14 6 (1.03%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.52%) AIX
15 3 (0.52%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.17%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (18.24%) ITIL
2 95 (16.35%) Problem-Solving
3 90 (15.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 66 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (11.36%) Project Delivery
5 52 (8.95%) Migration
6 50 (8.61%) DevOps
7 45 (7.75%) Project Management
8 43 (7.40%) Data Protection
8 43 (7.40%) Security Monitoring
9 40 (6.88%) Technical Architecture
10 36 (6.20%) Cybersecurity
11 33 (5.68%) Architectural Design
11 33 (5.68%) Mentoring
12 31 (5.34%) Actionable Insight
12 31 (5.34%) Customer Requirements
12 31 (5.34%) Information Security
13 29 (4.99%) IT Strategy
14 28 (4.82%) Virtual Environments
15 27 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 98 (16.87%) PowerShell
2 63 (10.84%) SQL
3 39 (6.71%) Python
4 18 (3.10%) Bash Shell
5 14 (2.41%) C
6 13 (2.24%) Shell Script
6 13 (2.24%) VBScript
7 12 (2.07%) C#
8 9 (1.55%) Ruby
9 7 (1.20%) Java
9 7 (1.20%) JavaScript
10 6 (1.03%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.03%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.86%) Perl
12 3 (0.52%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 108 (18.59%) Security Cleared
2 57 (9.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (7.75%) MCSA
4 43 (7.40%) Degree
5 36 (6.20%) MCSE
6 33 (5.68%) DV Cleared
7 32 (5.51%) SC Cleared
8 30 (5.16%) Cisco Certification
9 29 (4.99%) CCNA
10 20 (3.44%) MCP
11 16 (2.75%) TOGAF Certification
12 15 (2.58%) BPSS Clearance
13 12 (2.07%) RHCE
14 11 (1.89%) DBS Check
15 10 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 7 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
17 3 (0.52%) MCITP
18 2 (0.34%) CCENT
18 2 (0.34%) CCNP
18 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (8.43%) SLA
2 7 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (0.69%) GDPR
4 3 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (0.52%) PMO
5 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 374 (64.37%) Active Directory
2 157 (27.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 116 (19.97%) Hyper-V
4 34 (5.85%) vSphere
5 32 (5.51%) Docker
6 31 (5.34%) VMware ESXi
7 26 (4.48%) XenApp
8 20 (3.44%) UAG
9 17 (2.93%) VMware NSX
10 16 (2.75%) Virtual Desktop
11 11 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (1.55%) DFS Replication
13 8 (1.38%) Xen
14 7 (1.20%) VirtualBox
15 6 (1.03%) Terminal Services
16 5 (0.86%) Btrfs
16 5 (0.86%) Ceph
16 5 (0.86%) DRBD
16 5 (0.86%) KVM
17 4 (0.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 68 (11.70%) SCCM
2 47 (8.09%) SCOM
3 38 (6.54%) Ansible
4 32 (5.51%) Puppet
4 32 (5.51%) WSUS
5 25 (4.30%) vCenter Server
6 24 (4.13%) Kubernetes
7 16 (2.75%) Red Hat Satellite
7 16 (2.75%) vRealize
8 14 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (2.41%) PaperCut
8 14 (2.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 12 (2.07%) yum
10 10 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
11 7 (1.20%) Backup Exec
11 7 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
12 6 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
13 5 (0.86%) Oracle ZFS
13 5 (0.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 275 (47.33%) Microsoft
2 246 (42.34%) VMware
3 127 (21.86%) Cisco
4 59 (10.15%) Citrix
5 44 (7.57%) Veeam
6 39 (6.71%) Apple
6 39 (6.71%) Red Hat
7 37 (6.37%) Atlassian
8 36 (6.20%) HP
9 28 (4.82%) Dell
10 26 (4.48%) Juniper
10 26 (4.48%) McAfee
11 24 (4.13%) EMC
12 21 (3.61%) Avaya
13 20 (3.44%) Google
14 19 (3.27%) Meraki
15 17 (2.93%) Oracle
16 16 (2.75%) AVG
17 15 (2.58%) Fortinet
18 13 (2.24%) SAP