Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > South West
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 56 43
Rank change year-on-year +1 -13 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 537 621 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.17% 6.02% 5.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.42% 23.19% 22.40%
Number of salaries quoted 413 539 571
South West median annual salary £33,000 £34,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.94% +3.03% -
10th Percentile £22,800 £21,550 £21,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,800 £48,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% -

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 2,765 2,678 2,880
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.62% 25.96% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2,180 2,269 2,515
South West median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +14.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Bristol -12 132 £35,000 -6.67% 27
Wiltshire -6 107 £41,000 +26.15% 17
Gloucestershire -23 80 £35,000 -16.67% 15
Dorset -16 67 £34,000 +10.57% 16
Somerset +9 49 £32,500 -1.52% 12
Devon +14 35 £28,650 +9.14% 5
Cornwall +24 34 £29,500 +20.41% 3
Avon - 2 £50,000 -
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 537 (100.00%) Windows
2 306 (56.98%) Microsoft
3 304 (56.61%) Active Directory
4 238 (44.32%) VMware
5 206 (38.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 167 (31.10%) Office 365
7 162 (30.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 152 (28.31%) Hyper-V
9 139 (25.88%) Microsoft Azure
10 138 (25.70%) PowerShell
11 134 (24.95%) SQL Server
12 132 (24.58%) ITIL
13 130 (24.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 125 (23.28%) Windows Server 2008
15 120 (22.35%) Linux
16 117 (21.79%) Firewall
17 113 (21.04%) MS Exchange
18 103 (19.18%) Citrix
19 100 (18.62%) Cisco
20 98 (18.25%) SCCM
20 98 (18.25%) Windows 10
21 85 (15.83%) Security Cleared
22 84 (15.64%) Amazon AWS
22 84 (15.64%) SQL
23 83 (15.46%) Problem-Solving
24 82 (15.27%) DNS
25 76 (14.15%) SAN
26 73 (13.59%) Service Management
27 72 (13.41%) Microsoft Certification
28 68 (12.66%) Windows 7

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
1 113 (21.04%) MS Exchange
2 66 (12.29%) SharePoint
3 33 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (5.77%) IIS
5 27 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 24 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 21 (3.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 21 (3.91%) Skype for Business
8 12 (2.23%) Apache
9 4 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.56%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.37%) Site Server
12 1 (0.19%) Confluence
12 1 (0.19%) GroupWise
12 1 (0.19%) Moodle
12 1 (0.19%) nginx
12 1 (0.19%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 66 (12.29%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (3.72%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 167 (31.10%) Office 365
2 139 (25.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 84 (15.64%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (5.03%) SaaS
5 21 (3.91%) IaaS
6 13 (2.42%) Azure Active Directory
6 13 (2.42%) PaaS
7 11 (2.05%) G Suite
8 10 (1.86%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.74%) Amazon Kinesis
10 4 (0.74%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.74%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 117 (21.79%) Firewall
2 82 (15.27%) DNS
3 76 (14.15%) SAN
4 61 (11.36%) TCP/IP
5 48 (8.94%) Intrusion Detection
6 47 (8.75%) DHCP
7 40 (7.45%) LAN
8 36 (6.70%) WAN
9 34 (6.33%) Network Security
10 29 (5.40%) Unified Communications
11 28 (5.21%) NAS
12 26 (4.84%) Wireless
13 21 (3.91%) Software-Defined Networking
14 20 (3.72%) Skype
15 18 (3.35%) VPN
16 17 (3.17%) VoIP
17 16 (2.98%) SSL
18 14 (2.61%) Remote Desktop
18 14 (2.61%) WLAN
19 10 (1.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (24.95%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.72%) SQL Server 2012
2 20 (3.72%) SQL Server 2016
3 19 (3.54%) SQL Server 2014
4 14 (2.61%) MySQL
4 14 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (1.68%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.49%) NoSQL
6 8 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.30%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (1.12%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (0.74%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.56%) Cosmos DB
11 3 (0.56%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 15 (2.79%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (1.30%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.12%) JIRA
4 6 (1.12%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.56%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.56%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.19%) Ant
6 1 (0.19%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.19%) Buildbot
6 1 (0.19%) Chocolatey
6 1 (0.19%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.19%) GitLab
6 1 (0.19%) JUnit
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.19%) Selenium
6 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.19%) Trac
General
1 42 (7.82%) Finance
2 11 (2.05%) Manufacturing
3 6 (1.12%) Military
4 5 (0.93%) Advertising
4 5 (0.93%) Automotive
4 5 (0.93%) Electronics
4 5 (0.93%) Law
4 5 (0.93%) Legal
4 5 (0.93%) Marketing
4 5 (0.93%) Retail
4 5 (0.93%) Telecoms
5 4 (0.74%) Aerospace
5 4 (0.74%) Games
6 3 (0.56%) German Language
7 2 (0.37%) French Language
7 2 (0.37%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 119 (22.16%) Support Engineer
2 102 (18.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 64 (11.92%) Analyst
4 62 (11.55%) IT Engineer
5 59 (10.99%) IT Support
6 55 (10.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 46 (8.57%) Support Analyst
8 42 (7.82%) IT Support Engineer
9 41 (7.64%) 2nd Line Support
10 34 (6.33%) 3rd Line Support
11 28 (5.21%) Administrator
11 28 (5.21%) Applications Support
11 28 (5.21%) Architect
11 28 (5.21%) Infrastructure Support
11 28 (5.21%) Support Technician
12 27 (5.03%) Wintel Engineer
13 26 (4.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 26 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 25 (4.66%) IT Technician
15 23 (4.28%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (6.89%) .NET
1 37 (6.89%) Web Services
2 14 (2.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 14 (2.61%) LINQ
3 8 (1.49%) REST
4 7 (1.30%) 802.1X
5 5 (0.93%) .NET Core
5 5 (0.93%) .NET Framework
5 5 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (0.74%) JSON
6 4 (0.74%) Velocity
7 3 (0.56%) CSS
7 3 (0.56%) LDAP
7 3 (0.56%) Redux
7 3 (0.56%) SAML
8 2 (0.37%) HTML
8 2 (0.37%) jQuery
8 2 (0.37%) Middleware
9 1 (0.19%) Node.js
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 61 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (6.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 27 (5.03%) Data Centre
4 26 (4.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 26 (4.84%) Driving Licence
5 21 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
6 20 (3.72%) Blackberry
7 19 (3.54%) Clustering
7 19 (3.54%) User Experience
8 16 (2.98%) Management Information System
9 12 (2.23%) PKI
10 10 (1.86%) iPhone
11 9 (1.68%) iPad
11 9 (1.68%) NHS
12 8 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
12 8 (1.49%) Replication
13 6 (1.12%) Public Cloud
14 5 (0.93%) EMC VNX
15 4 (0.74%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 537 (100.00%) Windows
2 206 (38.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 125 (23.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 120 (22.35%) Linux
5 98 (18.25%) Windows 10
6 68 (12.66%) Windows 7
7 28 (5.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (2.98%) CentOS
10 15 (2.79%) Unix
11 14 (2.61%) Android
11 14 (2.61%) Windows 8
12 10 (1.86%) Apple iOS
13 9 (1.68%) Ubuntu
14 7 (1.30%) Solaris
15 6 (1.12%) AIX
16 5 (0.93%) Debian
17 3 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
18 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
18 2 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (24.58%) ITIL
2 130 (24.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 83 (15.46%) Problem-Solving
4 73 (13.59%) Service Management
5 59 (10.99%) Service Delivery
6 53 (9.87%) Problem Management
7 50 (9.31%) ITSM
8 49 (9.12%) Proactive Management
9 45 (8.38%) Business Intelligence
10 44 (8.19%) Agile Software Development
11 42 (7.82%) Data Protection
11 42 (7.82%) ITIL V3
12 39 (7.26%) Project Management
13 38 (7.08%) TOGAF
14 31 (5.77%) Enterprise Architecture
15 29 (5.40%) PRINCE2
16 27 (5.03%) Migration
16 27 (5.03%) Stakeholder Management
16 27 (5.03%) Technical Architecture
17 26 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 138 (25.70%) PowerShell
2 84 (15.64%) SQL
3 28 (5.21%) C#
3 28 (5.21%) Python
4 20 (3.72%) Java
5 16 (2.98%) T-SQL
6 13 (2.42%) JavaScript
7 12 (2.23%) Shell Script
8 10 (1.86%) Perl
9 7 (1.30%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.12%) C
11 5 (0.93%) VB
11 5 (0.93%) VBScript
12 4 (0.74%) ActionScript
12 4 (0.74%) ActionScript 2.0
12 4 (0.74%) PHP
13 2 (0.37%) C++
13 2 (0.37%) Ruby
14 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 85 (15.83%) Security Cleared
2 72 (13.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 64 (11.92%) Degree
4 36 (6.70%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (5.96%) CCNA
5 32 (5.96%) DV Cleared
5 32 (5.96%) SC Cleared
6 27 (5.03%) MCITP
7 22 (4.10%) MCSA
7 22 (4.10%) MCSE
8 20 (3.72%) CCNP
8 20 (3.72%) Citrix Certification
8 20 (3.72%) TOGAF Certification
9 18 (3.35%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (2.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (2.23%) CCA
12 9 (1.68%) MCP
13 5 (0.93%) JNCIA
14 3 (0.56%) DBS Check
14 3 (0.56%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.26%) SLA
2 17 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 7 (1.30%) ISO 9001
5 6 (1.12%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.37%) QA
7 1 (0.19%) GCP
7 1 (0.19%) GDPR
7 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 304 (56.61%) Active Directory
2 162 (30.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 152 (28.31%) Hyper-V
4 47 (8.75%) Virtual Desktop
5 26 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
6 25 (4.66%) XenApp
7 22 (4.10%) vSphere
8 14 (2.61%) BitLocker
9 11 (2.05%) Terminal Services
10 10 (1.86%) Docker
10 10 (1.86%) Shibboleth
10 10 (1.86%) Virtual Servers
10 10 (1.86%) XenServer
11 7 (1.30%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.93%) pfSense
12 5 (0.93%) Xen
13 4 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.56%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 98 (18.25%) SCCM
2 50 (9.31%) SCOM
3 24 (4.47%) WSUS
4 23 (4.28%) SCVMM
5 20 (3.72%) vRealize
6 12 (2.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 12 (2.23%) SolarWinds Orion
7 10 (1.86%) NetBackup
8 9 (1.68%) Ansible
8 9 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
9 8 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (1.30%) Puppet
10 7 (1.30%) vCenter Server
11 6 (1.12%) Backup Exec
11 6 (1.12%) Microsoft Clustering
11 6 (1.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
12 4 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.56%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 306 (56.98%) Microsoft
2 238 (44.32%) VMware
3 103 (19.18%) Citrix
4 100 (18.62%) Cisco
5 55 (10.24%) HP
6 49 (9.12%) McAfee
7 31 (5.77%) Veeam
8 27 (5.03%) SolarWinds
9 24 (4.47%) Dell
9 24 (4.47%) Oracle
10 20 (3.72%) EMC
11 19 (3.54%) Red Hat
12 18 (3.35%) Apple
13 15 (2.79%) 3PAR
14 14 (2.61%) Capita
14 14 (2.61%) Sophos
15 13 (2.42%) CheckPoint
15 13 (2.42%) Google
16 12 (2.23%) ESET
16 12 (2.23%) Symantec