Period
to 29 September 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 29 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > South West
6 months to
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 49 42 62
Rank change year-on-year -7 +20 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 188 621 501
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 5.83% 6.34% 4.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.07% 24.56% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 174 578 410
Median annual salary £37,272 £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.49% +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,625 £23,000
90th Percentile £48,375 £60,375 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 852 2,528 2,737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.43% 25.81% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 710 2,080 2,172
Median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £24,475 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,250 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 0 76 £36,136 -19.70% 12
Bristol -3 37 £40,000 +14.29% 16
Gloucestershire +16 26 £35,000 - 9
Dorset -19 20 £28,315 -27.40% 6
Cornwall +16 13 £38,500 +60.42% 3
Devon +26 9 £33,263 -2.17% 8
Somerset -10 4 £42,500 +41.67% 5
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 187 (99.47%) Windows
2 109 (57.98%) Active Directory
3 105 (55.85%) VMware
4 101 (53.72%) Microsoft
5 72 (38.30%) Office 365
6 65 (34.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 58 (30.85%) LAN
7 58 (30.85%) WAN
8 55 (29.26%) VMware Infrastructure
9 54 (28.72%) Azure
10 49 (26.06%) Linux
11 44 (23.40%) Firewall
12 37 (19.68%) Cisco
12 37 (19.68%) Security Cleared
13 33 (17.55%) Hyper-V
13 33 (17.55%) Incident Management
13 33 (17.55%) Microsoft Office
14 32 (17.02%) ITIL
15 30 (15.96%) Windows 10
16 29 (15.43%) SC Cleared
17 26 (13.83%) Windows Server 2012
17 26 (13.83%) Agile Software Development
18 25 (13.30%) MS Exchange
19 23 (12.23%) Veeam
20 22 (11.70%) PowerShell
20 22 (11.70%) Problem-Solving
21 21 (11.17%) Microsoft Certification
21 21 (11.17%) SLA
22 20 (10.64%) SQL Server
22 20 (10.64%) AWS

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 25 (13.30%) MS Exchange
2 19 (10.11%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (3.19%) IIS
5 4 (2.13%) CMS
6 3 (1.60%) Confluence
7 2 (1.06%) Drupal
7 2 (1.06%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.53%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 33 (17.55%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 72 (38.30%) Office 365
2 54 (28.72%) Azure
3 20 (10.64%) AWS
4 14 (7.45%) IaaS
5 13 (6.91%) SaaS
6 8 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.60%) PaaS
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.53%) Datadog
8 1 (0.53%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 58 (30.85%) LAN
1 58 (30.85%) WAN
2 44 (23.40%) Firewall
3 15 (7.98%) DNS
4 12 (6.38%) TCP/IP
4 12 (6.38%) VPN
5 10 (5.32%) DHCP
6 8 (4.26%) VLAN
6 8 (4.26%) Wireless
7 7 (3.72%) SAN
7 7 (3.72%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (3.19%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (3.19%) VoIP
9 5 (2.66%) Network Security
10 4 (2.13%) DPNSS
10 4 (2.13%) Kerberos
10 4 (2.13%) MPLS
10 4 (2.13%) QSIG
11 3 (1.60%) Skype
12 2 (1.06%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.72%) MySQL
3 5 (2.66%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.06%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2017
6 1 (0.53%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (0.53%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.53%) GIS
6 1 (0.53%) MS Access
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2019
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.19%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.66%) Bitbucket
3 3 (1.60%) GitLab
3 3 (1.60%) JIRA
3 3 (1.60%) Maven
3 3 (1.60%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (1.60%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.06%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (6.38%) Public Sector
2 11 (5.85%) Finance
3 7 (3.72%) Retail
4 4 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.06%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.53%) Advertising
6 1 (0.53%) Legal
6 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (20.21%) IT Support
1 38 (20.21%) Support Engineer
2 34 (18.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 30 (15.96%) 3rd Line Support
4 27 (14.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 23 (12.23%) Analyst
6 15 (7.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 15 (7.98%) IT Engineer
7 14 (7.45%) Infrastructure Support
7 14 (7.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 13 (6.91%) Support Analyst
9 10 (5.32%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (4.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 8 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (4.26%) IT Analyst
10 8 (4.26%) IT Manager
11 7 (3.72%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (3.72%) IT Support Engineer
12 6 (3.19%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (3.19%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.19%) .NET
2 4 (2.13%) SAML
3 3 (1.60%) Middleware
3 3 (1.60%) Web Services
4 2 (1.06%) HTML
4 2 (1.06%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.53%) CSS
5 1 (0.53%) Flash
5 1 (0.53%) WCF
5 1 (0.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.38%) Data Centre
3 11 (5.85%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.19%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.19%) Smartphone
5 5 (2.66%) Clustering
5 5 (2.66%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.66%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.13%) User Experience
7 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.60%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.60%) PKI
7 3 (1.60%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.06%) Smartcard
8 2 (1.06%) Tandem
9 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.53%) Life Science
9 1 (0.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 187 (99.47%) Windows
2 49 (26.06%) Linux
3 30 (15.96%) Windows 10
4 26 (13.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (10.11%) Windows Server 2016
6 12 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (6.38%) Windows Server 2019
7 11 (5.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (4.79%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.66%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.13%) Unix
11 3 (1.60%) CentOS
12 2 (1.06%) Android
12 2 (1.06%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (34.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 33 (17.55%) Incident Management
3 32 (17.02%) ITIL
4 26 (13.83%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (11.70%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (9.57%) Mentoring
7 17 (9.04%) DevOps
8 16 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (8.51%) Service Management
9 14 (7.45%) Migration
10 13 (6.91%) Cybersecurity
11 12 (6.38%) Collaborative Working
11 12 (6.38%) ITSM
11 12 (6.38%) Problem Management
11 12 (6.38%) Project Delivery
12 10 (5.32%) IT Strategy
13 9 (4.79%) Service Delivery
13 9 (4.79%) Virtual Environments
14 7 (3.72%) Root Cause Analysis
15 6 (3.19%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.70%) PowerShell
2 18 (9.57%) SQL
3 6 (3.19%) Python
4 3 (1.60%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.60%) C#
5 2 (1.06%) C
5 2 (1.06%) Java
5 2 (1.06%) Perl
5 2 (1.06%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (19.68%) Security Cleared
2 29 (15.43%) SC Cleared
3 21 (11.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (8.51%) CCNA
4 16 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (5.85%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (5.85%) MCSE
6 8 (4.26%) MCSA
7 7 (3.72%) Degree
8 6 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (2.66%) CCNP
9 5 (2.66%) MCITP
9 5 (2.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (2.13%) DV Cleared
10 4 (2.13%) MCP
11 3 (1.60%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.60%) CISM
11 3 (1.60%) CISSP
11 3 (1.60%) ISACA
12 2 (1.06%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.17%) SLA
2 5 (2.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.60%) GDPR
4 1 (0.53%) NCSC
4 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 109 (57.98%) Active Directory
2 55 (29.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (17.55%) Hyper-V
4 12 (6.38%) Docker
5 9 (4.79%) XenApp
6 8 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.72%) vSphere
8 3 (1.60%) BitLocker
8 3 (1.60%) Firmware
8 3 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.60%) VMware NSX
8 3 (1.60%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.06%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (7.45%) SCCM
2 12 (6.38%) Terraform
3 11 (5.85%) Ansible
4 10 (5.32%) vCenter Server
5 4 (2.13%) AirWatch
5 4 (2.13%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.06%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.06%) SCOM
6 2 (1.06%) WSUS
7 1 (0.53%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.53%) Puppet
7 1 (0.53%) vRealize
Vendors
1 105 (55.85%) VMware
2 101 (53.72%) Microsoft
3 37 (19.68%) Cisco
4 23 (12.23%) Veeam
5 19 (10.11%) Citrix
6 10 (5.32%) Dell
7 8 (4.26%) Juniper
8 7 (3.72%) McAfee
8 7 (3.72%) Sophos
9 6 (3.19%) Fortinet
9 6 (3.19%) Oracle
10 5 (2.66%) Atlassian
10 5 (2.66%) HP
11 4 (2.13%) Splunk
12 3 (1.60%) Adobe
12 3 (1.60%) Aruba
12 3 (1.60%) Extreme Networks
12 3 (1.60%) NetApp
12 3 (1.60%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.60%) TOWER Software