Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > South West
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 49 55
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 516 626 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.10% 5.88% 5.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.87% 21.44% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 440 472 495
South West median annual salary £37,500 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.29% +4.62% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £22,100
90th Percentile £60,000 £54,750 £47,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2,734 2,920 2,423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.05% 27.42% 23.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,120 2,330 2,077
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,250 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.12%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 -7 158 £40,000 +3.90% 10
Wiltshire +40 136 £40,000 +23.08% 4
Gloucestershire -3 73 £35,000 -16.14%
Dorset -12 69 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Somerset -26 36 £33,500 +1.90% 10
Devon -32 15 £26,250 -6.25% 4
Cornwall +9 14 £24,000 -31.43% 1
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 504 (97.67%) Windows
2 253 (49.03%) Active Directory
3 251 (48.64%) Microsoft
4 219 (42.44%) VMware
5 191 (37.02%) Office 365
6 150 (29.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 150 (29.07%) Hyper-V
7 149 (28.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 143 (27.71%) VMware Infrastructure
9 127 (24.61%) Linux
10 116 (22.48%) MS Exchange
10 116 (22.48%) Cisco
10 116 (22.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 113 (21.90%) ITIL
12 112 (21.71%) Microsoft Azure
13 111 (21.51%) Firewall
14 108 (20.93%) Security Cleared
15 100 (19.38%) PowerShell
16 93 (18.02%) DNS
17 80 (15.50%) Windows 7
18 79 (15.31%) Windows 10
19 76 (14.73%) Problem-Solving
19 76 (14.73%) Citrix
19 76 (14.73%) DHCP
20 71 (13.76%) WAN
21 69 (13.37%) SCCM
22 67 (12.98%) SQL Server
23 63 (12.21%) Agile Software Development
24 59 (11.43%) SAN
25 58 (11.24%) SC Cleared

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
1 116 (22.48%) MS Exchange
2 41 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (6.20%) Skype for Business
4 29 (5.62%) IIS
5 26 (5.04%) SharePoint
6 20 (3.88%) Apache
7 18 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (1.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (1.55%) ColdFusion
9 8 (1.55%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.97%) WordPress
12 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.19%) CMS
14 1 (0.19%) Confluence
14 1 (0.19%) Drupal
14 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.19%) GlassFish
Applications
1 57 (11.05%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.55%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.97%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 191 (37.02%) Office 365
2 112 (21.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (9.11%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (2.52%) SaaS
5 12 (2.33%) IaaS
6 10 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (1.74%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (1.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (1.36%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (1.36%) Datadog
9 5 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.97%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.78%) IBM Cloud
10 4 (0.78%) SoftLayer
11 3 (0.58%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.58%) PaaS
12 1 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.19%) G Suite
12 1 (0.19%) Trello
12 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 111 (21.51%) Firewall
2 93 (18.02%) DNS
3 76 (14.73%) DHCP
4 71 (13.76%) WAN
5 59 (11.43%) SAN
6 55 (10.66%) LAN
7 43 (8.33%) TCP/IP
8 39 (7.56%) VLAN
9 33 (6.40%) Unified Communications
10 32 (6.20%) Skype
11 27 (5.23%) Network Security
11 27 (5.23%) VPN
12 24 (4.65%) Cisco Nexus
12 24 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
13 20 (3.88%) Wireless
14 18 (3.49%) MPLS
14 18 (3.49%) NAS
14 18 (3.49%) VoIP
15 17 (3.29%) iSCSI
16 16 (3.10%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (12.98%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.29%) MySQL
3 13 (2.52%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.13%) GIS
5 9 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (1.55%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.97%) FileMaker
8 5 (0.97%) MariaDB
9 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.39%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.39%) Electronic Patient Records
11 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (2.71%) Git (software)
1 14 (2.71%) JIRA
2 13 (2.52%) Jenkins
3 12 (2.33%) Travis CI
4 7 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (1.36%) GitLab
4 7 (1.36%) Subversion
4 7 (1.36%) Vagrant
5 5 (0.97%) Babel
5 5 (0.97%) webpack
6 4 (0.78%) Bitbucket
6 4 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.39%) NUnit
8 2 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.39%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.39%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.19%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.19%) MSTest
9 1 (0.19%) RSpec
General
1 40 (7.75%) Finance
2 20 (3.88%) Marketing
3 15 (2.91%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.33%) Legal
5 11 (2.13%) Electronics
5 11 (2.13%) Military
5 11 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.94%) Front Office
7 7 (1.36%) Back Office
8 5 (0.97%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.58%) Retail
10 2 (0.39%) Games
11 1 (0.19%) Law
11 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 128 (24.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 72 (13.95%) Analyst
2 72 (13.95%) Support Engineer
3 59 (11.43%) IT Engineer
4 48 (9.30%) IT Support
5 38 (7.36%) Support Analyst
6 30 (5.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 30 (5.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 30 (5.81%) Systems Engineer
7 26 (5.04%) IT Support Engineer
8 25 (4.84%) Technical Support
9 24 (4.65%) Administrator
10 23 (4.46%) Developer
10 23 (4.46%) DevOps Engineer
10 23 (4.46%) Senior Analyst
10 23 (4.46%) Systems Administrator
11 21 (4.07%) 2nd Line Support
12 19 (3.68%) 3rd Line Support
12 19 (3.68%) Technical Engineer
13 18 (3.49%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (6.20%) .NET
2 22 (4.26%) HTML
3 19 (3.68%) CSS
4 18 (3.49%) ASP.NET
5 17 (3.29%) jQuery
5 17 (3.29%) Web Services
6 16 (3.10%) XML
7 8 (1.55%) AngularJS
7 8 (1.55%) Apache Cordova
7 8 (1.55%) Elastic Stack
7 8 (1.55%) LAMP
8 7 (1.36%) Node.js
9 5 (0.97%) Meteor
9 5 (0.97%) PhoneGap
9 5 (0.97%) React
9 5 (0.97%) React Native
9 5 (0.97%) Redux
9 5 (0.97%) Software Packaging
9 5 (0.97%) Symfony
9 5 (0.97%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (7.95%) Data Centre
3 28 (5.43%) Clustering
4 27 (5.23%) Driving Licence
5 20 (3.88%) Hybrid Cloud
6 16 (3.10%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (2.13%) PKI
8 10 (1.94%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.74%) Public Cloud
10 7 (1.36%) CESG
10 7 (1.36%) Fat Client
10 7 (1.36%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.36%) Mobile Computing
10 7 (1.36%) Replication
10 7 (1.36%) Thin Client
11 6 (1.16%) Blackberry
11 6 (1.16%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.16%) Fintech
11 6 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (0.97%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 504 (97.67%) Windows
2 150 (29.07%) Windows Server 2012
3 127 (24.61%) Linux
4 116 (22.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 80 (15.50%) Windows 7
6 79 (15.31%) Windows 10
7 35 (6.78%) Windows 8
8 34 (6.59%) CentOS
9 31 (6.01%) Unix
10 22 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (3.10%) Ubuntu
13 13 (2.52%) Solaris
14 9 (1.74%) Android
15 8 (1.55%) AIX
15 8 (1.55%) Debian
16 7 (1.36%) DC/OS
17 5 (0.97%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.97%) Windows XP
18 2 (0.39%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (28.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 113 (21.90%) ITIL
3 76 (14.73%) Problem-Solving
4 63 (12.21%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (8.91%) ITIL V3
6 41 (7.95%) Service Delivery
7 39 (7.56%) Data Protection
8 32 (6.20%) Migration
9 30 (5.81%) Service Management
10 29 (5.62%) DevOps
10 29 (5.62%) Disaster Recovery
11 26 (5.04%) Security Monitoring
12 25 (4.84%) Cybersecurity
13 23 (4.46%) Configuration Management
13 23 (4.46%) Information Security
13 23 (4.46%) ITSM
14 22 (4.26%) Mentoring
14 22 (4.26%) Project Management
15 21 (4.07%) Presales
16 20 (3.88%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (19.38%) PowerShell
2 53 (10.27%) SQL
3 24 (4.65%) C
3 24 (4.65%) C#
4 19 (3.68%) JavaScript
4 19 (3.68%) Python
5 15 (2.91%) PHP
6 12 (2.33%) Bash Shell
6 12 (2.33%) T-SQL
7 8 (1.55%) Shell Script
8 5 (0.97%) C++
8 5 (0.97%) TypeScript
9 4 (0.78%) Java
9 4 (0.78%) Perl
10 3 (0.58%) Ruby
10 3 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 108 (20.93%) Security Cleared
2 58 (11.24%) SC Cleared
3 57 (11.05%) DV Cleared
3 57 (11.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (8.14%) Degree
5 41 (7.95%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (7.17%) CCNA
7 30 (5.81%) MCSA
8 26 (5.04%) MCSE
9 22 (4.26%) MCITP
10 17 (3.29%) MCP
11 10 (1.94%) Network+ Certification
11 10 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (1.74%) A+ Certification
13 7 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.36%) MCTS
13 7 (1.36%) TOGAF Certification
14 6 (1.16%) DBS Check
15 5 (0.97%) CCNP
15 5 (0.97%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.81%) SLA
2 11 (2.13%) JSP 440
3 4 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.58%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.19%) COBIT
6 1 (0.19%) GDPR
6 1 (0.19%) QA
System Software
1 253 (49.03%) Active Directory
2 150 (29.07%) Hyper-V
3 143 (27.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (8.72%) vSphere
5 31 (6.01%) XenApp
6 23 (4.46%) Virtual Machines
7 21 (4.07%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (3.68%) XenDesktop
9 17 (3.29%) Virtual Servers
10 15 (2.91%) Docker
11 12 (2.33%) Firmware
12 11 (2.13%) Virtual Desktop
13 7 (1.36%) VirtualBox
14 5 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (0.97%) Xen
15 4 (0.78%) Terminal Services
16 3 (0.58%) Btrfs
16 3 (0.58%) Ceph
16 3 (0.58%) DRBD
16 3 (0.58%) KVM
Systems Management
1 69 (13.37%) SCCM
2 36 (6.98%) SCOM
3 35 (6.78%) Puppet
4 20 (3.88%) Ansible
4 20 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (3.88%) vCenter Server
5 13 (2.52%) SCVMM
5 13 (2.52%) Terraform
6 12 (2.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 12 (2.33%) SCDPM
7 11 (2.13%) Kubernetes
8 9 (1.74%) Packer
8 9 (1.74%) vRealize
9 8 (1.55%) Data Guard
10 7 (1.36%) Docker Swarm
11 6 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.78%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.78%) Backup Exec
12 4 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
12 4 (0.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 251 (48.64%) Microsoft
2 219 (42.44%) VMware
3 116 (22.48%) Cisco
4 76 (14.73%) Citrix
5 41 (7.95%) Veeam
6 40 (7.75%) HP
7 34 (6.59%) Dell
8 18 (3.49%) Juniper
9 17 (3.29%) EMC
9 17 (3.29%) Red Hat
10 16 (3.10%) McAfee
11 15 (2.91%) Adobe
11 15 (2.91%) Fortinet
11 15 (2.91%) Oracle
12 14 (2.71%) Apple
13 13 (2.52%) F5
13 13 (2.52%) SAP
14 11 (2.13%) Meraki
15 10 (1.94%) Google
15 10 (1.94%) NetApp