Windows Server Jobs in the South West

Microsoft Windows Server
England > South West

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 14 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
14 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 65 95 99
Rank change year-on-year +30 +4 -47
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 346 253 264
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 3.86% 3.44% 3.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.79% 18.47% 14.59%
Number of salaries quoted 333 203 233
10th Percentile £28,100 £25,500 £22,900
25th Percentile £32,000 £30,500 £27,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11% +2.86%
75th Percentile £53,000 £53,875 £48,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £67,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £44,388 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.25% +4.44% -

All Operating Systems
South West

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,664 1,370 1,809
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 18.58% 18.62% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,280 795 1,194
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £34,469 £32,500 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.89% -5.26% +11.76%
75th Percentile £60,081 £60,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% - +5.00%

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 14 April 2024.

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 14 April 2024. 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
Jobs
Gloucestershire +31 117 £46,250 -1.60% 17
Bristol +6 69 £37,500 +25.00% 11
Wiltshire +6 54 £49,000 +25.64% 9
Devon +23 51 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Dorset -17 29 £37,000 -7.50% 4
Somerset +21 17 £33,500 -40.44% 6
Cornwall -9 8 £33,750 -7.53% 3
Windows Server
England

Windows Server
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 79 (22.83%) Microsoft Exchange
2 73 (21.10%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.73%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.45%) IIS
5 3 (0.87%) Apache
5 3 (0.87%) GlassFish
5 3 (0.87%) JBoss
5 3 (0.87%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.29%) CMS
7 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 176 (50.87%) Microsoft 365
2 141 (40.75%) Azure
3 59 (17.05%) Entra ID
4 47 (13.58%) OneDrive
5 34 (9.83%) AWS
6 15 (4.34%) GCP
7 13 (3.76%) Nutanix
8 7 (2.02%) IaaS
9 5 (1.45%) OpenShift
9 5 (1.45%) PaaS
10 4 (1.16%) Azure DevOps
10 4 (1.16%) Rubrik
10 4 (1.16%) WhatsApp
11 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.29%) Google Workspace
12 1 (0.29%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.29%) Sage Pay
12 1 (0.29%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 82 (23.70%) DNS
2 71 (20.52%) Firewall
3 69 (19.94%) DHCP
4 61 (17.63%) LAN
5 60 (17.34%) WAN
6 50 (14.45%) TCP/IP
7 45 (13.01%) VPN
8 38 (10.98%) Wireless
9 28 (8.09%) SAN
10 22 (6.36%) NAS
10 22 (6.36%) Wi-Fi
11 20 (5.78%) VLAN
12 17 (4.91%) IPsec
12 17 (4.91%) VoIP
13 16 (4.62%) Skype
14 13 (3.76%) Internet
14 13 (3.76%) VSAN
15 10 (2.89%) Remote Desktop
16 7 (2.02%) Unified Communications
16 7 (2.02%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.80%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.73%) MySQL
3 4 (1.16%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.58%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.58%) JIRA
1 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.29%) Git
2 1 (0.29%) Log4Net
2 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 82 (23.70%) Social Skills
2 26 (7.51%) Public Sector
3 17 (4.91%) Manufacturing
4 16 (4.62%) Military
5 15 (4.34%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 13 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.89%) Retail
8 8 (2.31%) Electronics
9 7 (2.02%) Law
10 6 (1.73%) Finance
10 6 (1.73%) Telecoms
11 5 (1.45%) Aerospace
11 5 (1.45%) Legal
12 4 (1.16%) Automotive
13 2 (0.58%) Documentation Skills
13 2 (0.58%) Organisational Skills
13 2 (0.58%) Welsh Language
14 1 (0.29%) Games
14 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 83 (23.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 81 (23.41%) Senior
3 65 (18.79%) IT Engineer
4 57 (16.47%) Support Engineer
5 55 (15.90%) Wintel Engineer
6 51 (14.74%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 40 (11.56%) IT Support
8 37 (10.69%) Analyst
9 31 (8.96%) IT Support Engineer
10 27 (7.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 26 (7.51%) 2nd Line Support
12 25 (7.23%) Field Engineer
13 21 (6.07%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 20 (5.78%) Consultant
15 15 (4.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 15 (4.34%) Field Service Engineer
16 14 (4.05%) 3rd Line Support
16 14 (4.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 14 (4.05%) Support Analyst
17 13 (3.76%) Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.87%) JSON
1 3 (0.87%) LDAP
1 3 (0.87%) SAML
2 2 (0.58%) .NET
2 2 (0.58%) HTML
2 2 (0.58%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.29%) Ajax
3 1 (0.29%) Angular 2
3 1 (0.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.29%) CSS
3 1 (0.29%) HTML5
3 1 (0.29%) Ninject
3 1 (0.29%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (0.29%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (0.29%) Web Services
3 1 (0.29%) WinForms
3 1 (0.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.85%) Driving Licence
2 33 (9.54%) Self-Motivation
3 21 (6.07%) Data Centre
4 16 (4.62%) PKI
5 12 (3.47%) Clustering
5 12 (3.47%) Fat Client
5 12 (3.47%) Thin Client
6 8 (2.31%) Replication
7 7 (2.02%) Onboarding
8 6 (1.73%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.45%) EMC VNX
9 5 (1.45%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.16%) Cyberattack
10 4 (1.16%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.16%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.16%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (0.87%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.58%) BYOD
12 2 (0.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.58%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 346 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (20.23%) Windows Server 2016
3 67 (19.36%) Linux
4 45 (13.01%) Windows 10
5 43 (12.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (12.43%) Windows Server 2019
6 22 (6.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.02%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.73%) Solaris
9 5 (1.45%) Unix
9 5 (1.45%) VMS
9 5 (1.45%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.16%) AIX
10 4 (1.16%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.87%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.58%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.58%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (27.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 66 (19.08%) Customer Service
3 64 (18.50%) Incident Management
4 55 (15.90%) ITIL
5 45 (13.01%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (6.65%) Cybersecurity
7 22 (6.36%) Change Management
7 22 (6.36%) Mentoring
8 20 (5.78%) Service Delivery
9 17 (4.91%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (4.91%) Service Management
9 17 (4.91%) Vulnerability Management
10 16 (4.62%) Migration
10 16 (4.62%) Server Management
11 15 (4.34%) ITSM
12 14 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (4.05%) Mobile Device Management
12 14 (4.05%) Patch Management
13 13 (3.76%) Requirements Gathering
13 13 (3.76%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 113 (32.66%) PowerShell
2 36 (10.40%) SQL
3 21 (6.07%) Python
4 17 (4.91%) Bash
5 7 (2.02%) Java
6 6 (1.73%) C#
7 2 (0.58%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.29%) C
8 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 96 (27.75%) Security Cleared
2 70 (20.23%) DV Cleared
2 70 (20.23%) SC Cleared
3 26 (7.51%) Degree
4 22 (6.36%) DBS Check
5 17 (4.91%) A+ Certification
6 15 (4.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (3.47%) CCNA
7 12 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (2.31%) GIAC
8 8 (2.31%) MCSE
9 6 (1.73%) MCITP
9 6 (1.73%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (1.16%) CCNP
10 4 (1.16%) CEH
10 4 (1.16%) CompTIA Security+
10 4 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.58%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.58%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.80%) SLA
2 8 (2.31%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (0.87%) GDPR
4 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.29%) NCSC
System Software
1 255 (73.70%) Active Directory
2 145 (41.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 123 (35.55%) Hyper-V
4 37 (10.69%) vSphere
5 21 (6.07%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (4.91%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (3.76%) VMware NSX
8 11 (3.18%) XenDesktop
9 7 (2.02%) XenApp
10 6 (1.73%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (1.45%) Docker
12 4 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.58%) Firmware
14 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 83 (23.99%) SCCM
2 52 (15.03%) Microsoft Intune
3 12 (3.47%) Failover Clustering
3 12 (3.47%) Microsoft Clustering
3 12 (3.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 12 (3.47%) vCenter Server
4 9 (2.60%) WSUS
5 8 (2.31%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (2.31%) SCVMM
6 6 (1.73%) FortiGate
7 5 (1.45%) Ansible
7 5 (1.45%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (1.45%) Kubernetes
7 5 (1.45%) Nagios
8 3 (0.87%) Oracle Statspack
8 3 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.58%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 1 (0.29%) Check_MK
10 1 (0.29%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 200 (57.80%) Microsoft
2 183 (52.89%) VMware
3 51 (14.74%) Cisco
4 41 (11.85%) HP
5 26 (7.51%) Citrix
6 24 (6.94%) Red Hat
7 22 (6.36%) Veeam
8 17 (4.91%) Google
9 13 (3.76%) SolarWinds
10 12 (3.47%) Aruba
11 11 (3.18%) Meraki
12 10 (2.89%) Dell
12 10 (2.89%) ServiceNow
12 10 (2.89%) Symantec
13 9 (2.60%) Sophos
14 8 (2.31%) McAfee
15 7 (2.02%) Oracle
16 6 (1.73%) Aderant
16 6 (1.73%) iManage
17 5 (1.45%) EMC