Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > South West
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 46 43
Rank change year-on-year -23 -3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 419 614 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.17% 6.01% 6.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.87% 22.57% 24.22%
Number of salaries quoted 336 501 605
South West median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +10.77% -7.14%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -2.60%

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 2,640 2,721 2,804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.29% 26.64% 26.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2,052 2,239 2,432
South West median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% +9.72% -4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £22,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South 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 18 December 2018.

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 18 December 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
Wiltshire +21 100 £40,000 +21.21% 16
Bristol -45 92 £37,500 - 42
Gloucestershire -35 69 £34,000 -20.00% 14
Dorset +2 65 £35,000 - 10
Devon +12 36 £28,650 +27.33% 5
Somerset -22 27 £31,000 -7.46% 4
Cornwall +17 20 £27,000 +20.00% 4
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 West region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 411 (98.09%) Windows
2 232 (55.37%) Microsoft
3 206 (49.16%) Active Directory
4 178 (42.48%) VMware
5 143 (34.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 141 (33.65%) Office 365
7 124 (29.59%) Hyper-V
8 121 (28.88%) PowerShell
9 117 (27.92%) VMware Infrastructure
10 109 (26.01%) Microsoft Azure
11 108 (25.78%) Linux
12 104 (24.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 99 (23.63%) MS Exchange
14 89 (21.24%) Windows Server 2008
15 86 (20.53%) Cisco
15 86 (20.53%) Citrix
16 82 (19.57%) Windows 10
17 80 (19.09%) ITIL
18 79 (18.85%) SQL Server
18 79 (18.85%) Firewall
19 77 (18.38%) Windows 7
20 69 (16.47%) Degree
21 66 (15.75%) Security Cleared
21 66 (15.75%) Microsoft Office
22 64 (15.27%) Amazon AWS
23 61 (14.56%) SQL
23 61 (14.56%) Problem-Solving
24 60 (14.32%) SCCM
25 58 (13.84%) DNS
26 49 (11.69%) TCP/IP

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 99 (23.63%) MS Exchange
2 35 (8.35%) SharePoint
3 28 (6.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (5.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 17 (4.06%) Skype for Business
6 16 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (3.58%) Apache
8 11 (2.63%) IIS
9 7 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.67%) WordPress
10 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.72%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.48%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.48%) GroupWise
11 2 (0.48%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.24%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.24%) Site Server
Applications
1 66 (15.75%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (4.77%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (1.43%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 141 (33.65%) Office 365
2 109 (26.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (15.27%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (3.10%) SaaS
5 12 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (2.63%) IaaS
7 8 (1.91%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (1.19%) Mimecast
8 5 (1.19%) PaaS
9 4 (0.95%) G Suite
10 3 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.72%) Datadog
11 2 (0.48%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.48%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.24%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 79 (18.85%) Firewall
2 58 (13.84%) DNS
3 49 (11.69%) DHCP
3 49 (11.69%) TCP/IP
4 48 (11.46%) SAN
5 41 (9.79%) LAN
6 35 (8.35%) Unified Communications
7 34 (8.11%) WAN
8 25 (5.97%) Intrusion Detection
8 25 (5.97%) Wireless
9 22 (5.25%) Software-Defined Networking
10 19 (4.53%) NAS
10 19 (4.53%) VoIP
11 18 (4.30%) VLAN
12 17 (4.06%) NetScaler
12 17 (4.06%) Skype
13 14 (3.34%) Internet
14 13 (3.10%) Network Security
14 13 (3.10%) VPN
15 12 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (18.85%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.30%) MySQL
3 15 (3.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (3.10%) SQL Server 2016
5 12 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (2.39%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.67%) FileMaker
10 6 (1.43%) MariaDB
11 5 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (1.19%) CouchDB
12 4 (0.95%) Cosmos DB
12 4 (0.95%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.48%) NoSQL
15 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 12c
15 1 (0.24%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 13 (3.10%) Jenkins
2 11 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.39%) JIRA
3 10 (2.39%) Visual Studio
4 9 (2.15%) Travis CI
5 8 (1.91%) GitLab
6 6 (1.43%) Babel
6 6 (1.43%) Subversion
6 6 (1.43%) webpack
7 3 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.72%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.48%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.24%) Moq
9 1 (0.24%) NUnit
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
General
1 40 (9.55%) Finance
2 19 (4.53%) Legal
3 18 (4.30%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.39%) Marketing
5 9 (2.15%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.91%) Electronics
7 6 (1.43%) Law
8 5 (1.19%) Retail
9 4 (0.95%) Automotive
9 4 (0.95%) Military
10 3 (0.72%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.72%) Games
11 2 (0.48%) Advertising
11 2 (0.48%) Front Office
12 1 (0.24%) Banking
12 1 (0.24%) French Language
12 1 (0.24%) German Language
12 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 84 (20.05%) IT Engineer
2 83 (19.81%) Support Engineer
3 74 (17.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 62 (14.80%) IT Support
5 53 (12.65%) Analyst
6 42 (10.02%) IT Support Engineer
7 30 (7.16%) Support Analyst
8 25 (5.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 24 (5.73%) Administrator
10 23 (5.49%) Systems Administrator
11 20 (4.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 20 (4.77%) 3rd Line Support
11 20 (4.77%) IT Analyst
12 19 (4.53%) 2nd Line Support
12 19 (4.53%) DevOps Engineer
12 19 (4.53%) Project Engineer
13 18 (4.30%) Architect
13 18 (4.30%) Developer
13 18 (4.30%) Windows Engineer
14 17 (4.06%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.92%) .NET
2 15 (3.58%) Web Services
3 11 (2.63%) Middleware
4 10 (2.39%) CSS
4 10 (2.39%) HTML
5 8 (1.91%) React
6 7 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (1.67%) LINQ
6 7 (1.67%) Redux
7 6 (1.43%) AngularJS
7 6 (1.43%) Apache Cordova
7 6 (1.43%) Backbone.js
7 6 (1.43%) Ember.js
7 6 (1.43%) Meteor
7 6 (1.43%) Node.js
7 6 (1.43%) PhoneGap
7 6 (1.43%) React Native
7 6 (1.43%) Symfony
7 6 (1.43%) Vue.js
8 5 (1.19%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.92%) Hybrid Cloud
3 20 (4.77%) Blackberry
3 20 (4.77%) Driving Licence
4 14 (3.34%) Data Centre
5 13 (3.10%) Clustering
5 13 (3.10%) Fintech
6 11 (2.63%) Public Cloud
7 10 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.39%) Replication
8 9 (2.15%) NHS
9 8 (1.91%) PKI
10 7 (1.67%) Fat Client
10 7 (1.67%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.67%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.67%) Thin Client
11 6 (1.43%) Graphic Design
11 6 (1.43%) iPad
11 6 (1.43%) iPhone
11 6 (1.43%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 411 (98.09%) Windows
2 143 (34.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 108 (25.78%) Linux
4 89 (21.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 82 (19.57%) Windows 10
6 77 (18.38%) Windows 7
7 21 (5.01%) Windows 8
7 21 (5.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (4.53%) Unix
9 12 (2.86%) Ubuntu
10 11 (2.63%) Android
10 11 (2.63%) CentOS
10 11 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (2.15%) Solaris
12 8 (1.91%) Debian
13 6 (1.43%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.95%) AIX
14 4 (0.95%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.72%) DC/OS
15 3 (0.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (24.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 80 (19.09%) ITIL
3 61 (14.56%) Problem-Solving
4 42 (10.02%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (9.55%) Data Protection
6 35 (8.35%) Project Management
7 33 (7.88%) Service Delivery
8 30 (7.16%) Disaster Recovery
9 27 (6.44%) DevOps
10 26 (6.21%) ITIL V3
10 26 (6.21%) Mobile Device Management
10 26 (6.21%) Problem Management
11 24 (5.73%) Configuration Management
11 24 (5.73%) PRINCE2
11 24 (5.73%) Service Management
11 24 (5.73%) TOGAF
12 22 (5.25%) ERP
13 20 (4.77%) Enterprise Architecture
13 20 (4.77%) ITSM
13 20 (4.77%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 121 (28.88%) PowerShell
2 61 (14.56%) SQL
3 23 (5.49%) C#
4 20 (4.77%) Python
5 17 (4.06%) JavaScript
6 13 (3.10%) T-SQL
7 10 (2.39%) Bash Shell
8 9 (2.15%) PHP
9 7 (1.67%) C++
10 6 (1.43%) C
10 6 (1.43%) Java
10 6 (1.43%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.48%) Perl
12 1 (0.24%) ANSI SQL
12 1 (0.24%) Fortran
12 1 (0.24%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.24%) VB
12 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.24%) XAML
Qualifications
1 69 (16.47%) Degree
2 66 (15.75%) Security Cleared
3 41 (9.79%) DV Cleared
4 39 (9.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (8.35%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (7.88%) CCNA
7 28 (6.68%) SC Cleared
8 20 (4.77%) TOGAF Certification
9 15 (3.58%) MCSA
10 14 (3.34%) MCSE
11 11 (2.63%) CCNP
12 10 (2.39%) Citrix Certification
12 10 (2.39%) MCP
13 8 (1.91%) CCA
13 8 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (1.67%) MCITP
15 4 (0.95%) JNCIA
15 4 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 3 (0.72%) MCTS
17 2 (0.48%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.58%) SLA
2 10 (2.39%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.95%) GDPR
4 4 (0.95%) ISO 14001
4 4 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 206 (49.16%) Active Directory
2 124 (29.59%) Hyper-V
3 117 (27.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (5.97%) Virtual Desktop
5 24 (5.73%) XenApp
6 18 (4.30%) Docker
7 17 (4.06%) Virtual Machines
8 16 (3.82%) XenDesktop
9 15 (3.58%) vSphere
10 14 (3.34%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (2.15%) XenServer
12 8 (1.91%) Firmware
13 6 (1.43%) Terminal Services
13 6 (1.43%) Xen
14 5 (1.19%) BitLocker
14 5 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
16 3 (0.72%) pfSense
16 3 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
16 3 (0.72%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 60 (14.32%) SCCM
2 32 (7.64%) SCOM
3 24 (5.73%) WSUS
4 20 (4.77%) vRealize
5 17 (4.06%) Ansible
6 16 (3.82%) SCVMM
7 13 (3.10%) Puppet
8 10 (2.39%) Terraform
9 9 (2.15%) Kubernetes
9 9 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (1.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 8 (1.91%) SCDPM
11 7 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
11 7 (1.67%) vCenter Server
12 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (0.95%) Packer
13 3 (0.72%) AirWatch
13 3 (0.72%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 232 (55.37%) Microsoft
2 178 (42.48%) VMware
3 86 (20.53%) Cisco
3 86 (20.53%) Citrix
4 25 (5.97%) Veeam
5 24 (5.73%) HP
6 17 (4.06%) Apple
7 15 (3.58%) McAfee
8 12 (2.86%) Dell
8 12 (2.86%) NetApp
9 11 (2.63%) Ivanti
10 10 (2.39%) SAP
11 9 (2.15%) Adobe
11 9 (2.15%) Juniper
11 9 (2.15%) Remedy
12 8 (1.91%) Fortinet
12 8 (1.91%) Google
12 8 (1.91%) Meraki
13 7 (1.67%) Dell KACE
13 7 (1.67%) Splunk