Period
to 31 March 2020

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 31 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > South West
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 43 61 53
Rank change year-on-year +18 -8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 484 472 598
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 6.19% 4.71% 5.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.08% 17.23% 21.01%
Number of salaries quoted 390 414 447
Median annual salary £33,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,725 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £53,500
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 2,010 2,739 2,846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.73% 27.36% 27.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,607 2,137 2,261
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +1.06% +4.44%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Windows Server as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server in the South West over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

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 31 March 2020. 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 +11 112 £34,000 -15.00% 25
Bristol +8 102 £32,500 -18.75% 30
Dorset +29 80 £29,000 -17.14% 12
Gloucestershire +6 80 £42,500 +21.43% 11
Somerset +47 75 £35,000 - 6
Devon +8 21 £34,250 +24.55% 13
Cornwall 0 4 £48,750 +95.00% 6
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, 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.

1 469 (96.90%) Windows
2 282 (58.26%) Active Directory
3 249 (51.45%) Microsoft
4 239 (49.38%) VMware
5 220 (45.45%) Office 365
6 164 (33.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 155 (32.02%) Azure
8 134 (27.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 119 (24.59%) Linux
10 116 (23.97%) Firewall
11 105 (21.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 97 (20.04%) Problem-Solving
13 96 (19.83%) Windows 10
13 96 (19.83%) PowerShell
14 94 (19.42%) MS Exchange
15 87 (17.98%) Windows Server 2016
16 80 (16.53%) SQL Server
17 73 (15.08%) LAN
18 72 (14.88%) WAN
19 71 (14.67%) DNS
19 71 (14.67%) Windows Server 2008
20 70 (14.46%) ITIL
21 68 (14.05%) Cisco
22 67 (13.84%) SQL
22 67 (13.84%) Hyper-V
22 67 (13.84%) Agile Software Development
23 63 (13.02%) Microsoft Office
24 62 (12.81%) SharePoint
25 55 (11.36%) TCP/IP
26 50 (10.33%) DHCP

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 94 (19.42%) MS Exchange
2 62 (12.81%) SharePoint
3 39 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (4.96%) IIS
5 18 (3.72%) Tomcat
6 16 (3.31%) CMS
6 16 (3.31%) JBoss
7 15 (3.10%) Apache
8 13 (2.69%) Confluence
8 13 (2.69%) Drupal
9 11 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (2.27%) Skype for Business
10 6 (1.24%) Tornado
11 3 (0.62%) Moodle
12 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.41%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.41%) Oracle Spatial
13 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 63 (13.02%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.21%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (2.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.62%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.21%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 220 (45.45%) Office 365
2 155 (32.02%) Azure
3 44 (9.09%) AWS
4 31 (6.40%) SaaS
5 19 (3.93%) GCP
6 17 (3.51%) IaaS
7 16 (3.31%) OpenShift
8 9 (1.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 8 (1.65%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (1.65%) OneDrive
10 7 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.83%) NuGet
12 3 (0.62%) GitHub
12 3 (0.62%) PaaS
13 1 (0.21%) Azure Stack
13 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 116 (23.97%) Firewall
2 73 (15.08%) LAN
3 72 (14.88%) WAN
4 71 (14.67%) DNS
5 55 (11.36%) TCP/IP
6 50 (10.33%) DHCP
7 42 (8.68%) VPN
8 34 (7.02%) SAN
9 26 (5.37%) Wireless
10 22 (4.55%) VLAN
10 22 (4.55%) VoIP
11 18 (3.72%) Wi-Fi
12 15 (3.10%) NAS
12 15 (3.10%) Network Security
12 15 (3.10%) Remote Desktop
13 11 (2.27%) Skype
14 9 (1.86%) DMZ
14 9 (1.86%) Internet
15 8 (1.65%) IPsec
16 6 (1.24%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (16.53%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.79%) MySQL
3 24 (4.96%) Relational Database
4 18 (3.72%) RDBMS
5 13 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.65%) Ingres
6 8 (1.65%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.65%) SQL Server 2016
6 8 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.24%) CouchDB
7 6 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.24%) SQL Server 2017
8 5 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.83%) MS Access
9 4 (0.83%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.62%) FileMaker
10 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (5.17%) JIRA
2 16 (3.31%) Jenkins
3 15 (3.10%) Git (software)
4 13 (2.69%) Bitbucket
5 5 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (0.83%) Chocolatey
6 4 (0.83%) Selenium
7 1 (0.21%) GitLab
7 1 (0.21%) Subversion
7 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
General
1 50 (10.33%) Retail
2 47 (9.71%) Finance
3 24 (4.96%) Military
4 21 (4.34%) Aerospace
5 17 (3.51%) Public Sector
6 11 (2.27%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.86%) Automotive
8 8 (1.65%) Electronics
8 8 (1.65%) Legal
9 7 (1.45%) Advertising
10 5 (1.03%) Local Government
11 2 (0.41%) Law
12 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.21%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 108 (22.31%) Support Engineer
2 84 (17.36%) IT Support
3 75 (15.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 61 (12.60%) IT Engineer
5 51 (10.54%) Analyst
6 46 (9.50%) IT Support Engineer
7 40 (8.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 37 (7.64%) 2nd Line Support
8 37 (7.64%) 3rd Line Support
9 32 (6.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 29 (5.99%) Consultant
11 26 (5.37%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 26 (5.37%) Administrator
11 26 (5.37%) Architect
11 26 (5.37%) Support Analyst
12 25 (5.17%) Service Desk Engineer
12 25 (5.17%) Technical Support
13 23 (4.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 23 (4.75%) DevOps Engineer
14 18 (3.72%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.17%) .NET
2 16 (3.31%) Middleware
3 10 (2.07%) JSON
4 6 (1.24%) HTML
5 5 (1.03%) Web Services
6 4 (0.83%) 802.1X
6 4 (0.83%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 4 (0.83%) CSS
6 4 (0.83%) jQuery
6 4 (0.83%) RESTful
6 4 (0.83%) SOAP
6 4 (0.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (0.62%) LAMP
7 3 (0.62%) LDAP
7 3 (0.62%) OpenJDK
8 2 (0.41%) Enzyme
8 2 (0.41%) Jest
8 2 (0.41%) MDX
8 2 (0.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (5.99%) Self-Motivation
3 28 (5.79%) Driving Licence
4 25 (5.17%) Data Centre
5 19 (3.93%) Video Conferencing
6 17 (3.51%) Management Information System
7 16 (3.31%) Blog
7 16 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (2.69%) Linux Command Line
9 12 (2.48%) iPad
9 12 (2.48%) iPhone
10 11 (2.27%) Public Cloud
11 10 (2.07%) Private Cloud
12 9 (1.86%) Replication
13 7 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
14 6 (1.24%) CMDB
15 5 (1.03%) PKI
16 4 (0.83%) Clustering
16 4 (0.83%) Mobile Computing
17 2 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 469 (96.90%) Windows
2 134 (27.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 119 (24.59%) Linux
4 96 (19.83%) Windows 10
5 87 (17.98%) Windows Server 2016
6 71 (14.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 48 (9.92%) Windows Server 2019
8 40 (8.26%) Windows 7
9 28 (5.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 27 (5.58%) CentOS
11 25 (5.17%) Ubuntu
12 16 (3.31%) Windows 8
13 14 (2.89%) Debian
13 14 (2.89%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (2.48%) Unix
15 5 (1.03%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.83%) Android
16 4 (0.83%) Windows XP
17 3 (0.62%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (21.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 97 (20.04%) Problem-Solving
3 70 (14.46%) ITIL
4 67 (13.84%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (8.88%) DevOps
6 36 (7.44%) Mentoring
7 30 (6.20%) Collaborative Working
7 30 (6.20%) Incident Management
8 28 (5.79%) Project Management
9 27 (5.58%) Project Delivery
10 26 (5.37%) Migration
11 25 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (4.96%) Coaching
13 22 (4.55%) Service Management
14 21 (4.34%) Configuration Management
15 20 (4.13%) Actionable Insight
15 20 (4.13%) CRM
15 20 (4.13%) Customer Requirements
16 19 (3.93%) IT Strategy
16 19 (3.93%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 96 (19.83%) PowerShell
2 67 (13.84%) SQL
3 42 (8.68%) Python
4 25 (5.17%) Bash Shell
5 17 (3.51%) Ruby
6 15 (3.10%) T-SQL
7 14 (2.89%) Shell Script
8 11 (2.27%) C#
9 8 (1.65%) JavaScript
10 7 (1.45%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.24%) VBScript
12 5 (1.03%) C
13 4 (0.83%) Java
13 4 (0.83%) Perl
13 4 (0.83%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.41%) R
Qualifications
1 50 (10.33%) Security Cleared
2 44 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (8.47%) SC Cleared
4 25 (5.17%) DV Cleared
5 23 (4.75%) CCNA
5 23 (4.75%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (3.72%) MCSA
6 18 (3.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (3.10%) Degree
8 10 (2.07%) MCITP
8 10 (2.07%) MCP
9 9 (1.86%) BPSS Clearance
9 9 (1.86%) MCSE
9 9 (1.86%) RHCE
10 5 (1.03%) CCA
10 5 (1.03%) CCNP
10 5 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (1.03%) DBS Check
10 5 (1.03%) Network+ Certification
10 5 (1.03%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.26%) SLA
2 20 (4.13%) GDPR
3 6 (1.24%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.62%) NCSC
6 2 (0.41%) QA
7 1 (0.21%) GxP
7 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 282 (58.26%) Active Directory
2 164 (33.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (13.84%) Hyper-V
4 50 (10.33%) VMware ESXi
5 49 (10.12%) Docker
6 29 (5.99%) vSphere
7 19 (3.93%) VMware NSX
8 18 (3.72%) XenApp
9 12 (2.48%) UAG
10 11 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
11 10 (2.07%) Firmware
12 9 (1.86%) VirtualBox
12 9 (1.86%) XenDesktop
13 7 (1.45%) Xen
14 5 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (0.83%) KVM
15 4 (0.83%) VMware Server
16 2 (0.41%) DRBD
16 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 44 (9.09%) Ansible
2 31 (6.40%) Kubernetes
3 30 (6.20%) vCenter Server
4 25 (5.17%) Red Hat Satellite
5 23 (4.75%) Puppet
6 16 (3.31%) WSUS
7 14 (2.89%) SCCM
8 12 (2.48%) Terraform
9 10 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (2.07%) Single Sign-On
10 9 (1.86%) PaperCut
10 9 (1.86%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 9 (1.86%) yum
11 6 (1.24%) Cloudify
11 6 (1.24%) Nagios
12 5 (1.03%) Backup Exec
12 5 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
13 4 (0.83%) FortiGate
13 4 (0.83%) logstash
13 4 (0.83%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 249 (51.45%) Microsoft
2 239 (49.38%) VMware
3 68 (14.05%) Cisco
4 49 (10.12%) Citrix
5 44 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 39 (8.06%) Veeam
7 32 (6.61%) Oracle
8 28 (5.79%) Atlassian
9 26 (5.37%) Dell
9 26 (5.37%) HP
10 20 (4.13%) Meraki
11 19 (3.93%) Avaya
12 18 (3.72%) Google
13 16 (3.31%) EMC
14 14 (2.89%) Juniper
15 13 (2.69%) Salesforce.com
16 12 (2.48%) Apple
16 12 (2.48%) McAfee
16 12 (2.48%) MuleSoft
17 9 (1.86%) SolarWinds