Period
to 18 December 2017

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 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > South West
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 42 36
Rank change year-on-year -3 -6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 614 679 756
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.01% 6.31% 6.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.58% 24.22% 21.84%
Number of salaries quoted 501 605 706
South West median annual salary £36,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.77% -7.14% +11.11%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £49,875
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +2.67%

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 2719 2804 3461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.62% 26.06% 29.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2238 2432 3065
South West median annual salary £39,500 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.72% -4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,900
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 2017.

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 2017. 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 +13 179 £37,500 +13.64% 21
Gloucestershire +23 173 £42,500 +10.39% 10
Somerset -10 74 £33,500 +3.08% 1
Dorset -16 65 £35,000 +12.00% 8
Wiltshire -36 60 £33,000 -5.71% 4
Devon -14 30 £22,500 -21.40%
Cornwall -20 14 £22,500 -8.16% 1
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 604 (98.37%) Windows
2 390 (63.52%) Active Directory
3 317 (51.63%) Microsoft
4 294 (47.88%) VMware
5 267 (43.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 228 (37.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 194 (31.60%) VMware Infrastructure
8 185 (30.13%) Office 365
9 159 (25.90%) Firewall
9 159 (25.90%) SQL Server
10 154 (25.08%) Hyper-V
11 143 (23.29%) Windows 7
12 137 (22.31%) ITIL
13 124 (20.20%) Linux
14 120 (19.54%) DNS
15 117 (19.06%) Cisco
15 117 (19.06%) MS Exchange
16 115 (18.73%) Windows 10
17 113 (18.40%) Microsoft Azure
17 113 (18.40%) Citrix
18 108 (17.59%) SQL
19 97 (15.80%) Degree
20 91 (14.82%) Microsoft Office
20 91 (14.82%) DHCP
21 88 (14.33%) SAN
22 87 (14.17%) Security Cleared
23 86 (14.01%) PowerShell
24 85 (13.84%) TCP/IP
25 84 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
26 82 (13.36%) Amazon 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
1 117 (19.06%) MS Exchange
2 73 (11.89%) SharePoint
3 59 (9.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 55 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 49 (7.98%) IIS
6 28 (4.56%) Skype for Business
7 27 (4.40%) Apache
8 26 (4.23%) Tomcat
9 10 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (0.98%) Confluence
11 6 (0.98%) JBoss
12 5 (0.81%) GlassFish
12 5 (0.81%) Mule
13 4 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.49%) SAS
15 2 (0.33%) CMS
15 2 (0.33%) Umbraco
15 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 91 (14.82%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.98%) Houdini
3 6 (0.98%) Maya
3 6 (0.98%) NUKE
3 6 (0.98%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.49%) SPSS
5 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.81%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 185 (30.13%) Office 365
2 113 (18.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 82 (13.36%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (4.07%) SaaS
5 18 (2.93%) IaaS
6 15 (2.44%) PaaS
7 7 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (0.81%) IBM Cloud
8 5 (0.81%) SoftLayer
9 4 (0.65%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.49%) G Suite
11 2 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.33%) Google Drive
12 1 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 159 (25.90%) Firewall
2 120 (19.54%) DNS
3 91 (14.82%) DHCP
4 88 (14.33%) SAN
5 85 (13.84%) TCP/IP
6 64 (10.42%) LAN
7 60 (9.77%) WAN
8 53 (8.63%) Network Security
9 43 (7.00%) VPN
10 36 (5.86%) Wireless
11 31 (5.05%) Intrusion Detection
11 31 (5.05%) VLAN
12 25 (4.07%) NAS
13 22 (3.58%) Skype
14 17 (2.77%) HTTP
15 15 (2.44%) VoIP
16 13 (2.12%) NetScaler
16 13 (2.12%) Remote Desktop
17 12 (1.95%) Fibre Channel
17 12 (1.95%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (25.90%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.58%) SQL Server 2012
2 22 (3.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (3.26%) MySQL
4 17 (2.77%) SQL Server 2016
5 16 (2.61%) Relational Database
5 16 (2.61%) SQL Server 2014
6 14 (2.28%) RDBMS
7 13 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (1.47%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.14%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
13 4 (0.65%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (3.75%) JIRA
2 19 (3.09%) Jenkins
3 14 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (2.12%) Git (software)
5 12 (1.95%) Ant
5 12 (1.95%) Eclipse
5 12 (1.95%) HP UFT
5 12 (1.95%) Selenium
5 12 (1.95%) SoapUI
6 11 (1.79%) Cucumber
6 11 (1.79%) JUnit
6 11 (1.79%) Maven
6 11 (1.79%) Visual Studio
7 10 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (0.98%) Artifactory
9 6 (0.98%) MSBuild
9 6 (0.98%) RSpec
9 6 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (0.81%) PROIV
General
1 34 (5.54%) Finance
2 26 (4.23%) Advertising
3 13 (2.12%) Telecoms
4 12 (1.95%) Legal
4 12 (1.95%) Retail
5 9 (1.47%) Marketing
6 6 (0.98%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.81%) German Language
7 5 (0.81%) Spanish Language
8 4 (0.65%) Law
8 4 (0.65%) Military
9 3 (0.49%) Back Office
10 2 (0.33%) Games
10 2 (0.33%) Publishing
11 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.16%) Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Electronics
11 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 142 (23.13%) Support Engineer
2 93 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 89 (14.50%) Analyst
4 79 (12.87%) IT Support
5 77 (12.54%) IT Engineer
6 58 (9.45%) Support Analyst
7 57 (9.28%) IT Support Engineer
8 54 (8.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 49 (7.98%) Administrator
10 48 (7.82%) 3rd Line Support
11 44 (7.17%) 2nd Line Support
12 41 (6.68%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 36 (5.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 35 (5.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 34 (5.54%) Support Technician
15 34 (5.54%) Systems Administrator
16 27 (4.40%) Desktop Support
17 25 (4.07%) IT Technician
18 23 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
19 21 (3.42%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (10.42%) .NET
2 48 (7.82%) Web Services
3 38 (6.19%) HTML
4 34 (5.54%) CSS
5 28 (4.56%) ASP.NET
6 24 (3.91%) XML
7 23 (3.75%) jQuery
8 13 (2.12%) J2EE
9 12 (1.95%) REST
10 11 (1.79%) Gherkin
10 11 (1.79%) SOAP
11 10 (1.63%) HTML5
11 10 (1.63%) WinForms
12 9 (1.47%) AngularJS
13 8 (1.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (1.14%) Ajax
15 6 (0.98%) JSON
15 6 (0.98%) LAMP
16 5 (0.81%) Razor View Engine
16 5 (0.81%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 77 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (6.84%) Data Centre
3 31 (5.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 27 (4.40%) Management Information System
5 26 (4.23%) Computer Science
6 24 (3.91%) Driving Licence
7 20 (3.26%) Hybrid Cloud
8 13 (2.12%) Video Conferencing
9 12 (1.95%) Replication
10 10 (1.63%) SCADA
11 9 (1.47%) Public Cloud
12 8 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.14%) Virtual Team
14 6 (0.98%) Animation
14 6 (0.98%) Cyber Attack
14 6 (0.98%) User Experience
15 5 (0.81%) Fintech
15 5 (0.81%) Mobile App
15 5 (0.81%) Mobile Computing
16 4 (0.65%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 604 (98.37%) Windows
2 267 (43.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 228 (37.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 143 (23.29%) Windows 7
5 124 (20.20%) Linux
6 115 (18.73%) Windows 10
7 60 (9.77%) Windows 8
8 53 (8.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (5.05%) Unix
10 23 (3.75%) CentOS
11 20 (3.26%) Mac OS X
12 17 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (2.28%) Solaris
14 13 (2.12%) AIX
15 10 (1.63%) Windows XP
16 7 (1.14%) Debian
16 7 (1.14%) VMS
17 4 (0.65%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.49%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (22.31%) ITIL
2 60 (9.77%) Service Delivery
3 59 (9.61%) ITSM
4 55 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (8.96%) Service Management
5 54 (8.79%) Problem Management
6 53 (8.63%) Proactive Management
7 52 (8.47%) ITIL V3
8 40 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
9 36 (5.86%) Disaster Recovery
10 31 (5.05%) Network Virtualisation
11 29 (4.72%) Migration
12 26 (4.23%) Information Security
13 24 (3.91%) Data Protection
14 23 (3.75%) Continuous Improvement
14 23 (3.75%) Time Management
15 22 (3.58%) CRM
16 20 (3.26%) MVC
16 20 (3.26%) Project Management
16 20 (3.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 108 (17.59%) SQL
2 86 (14.01%) PowerShell
3 43 (7.00%) C#
4 39 (6.35%) JavaScript
5 35 (5.70%) Java
6 20 (3.26%) Shell Script
7 18 (2.93%) PHP
8 17 (2.77%) VBScript
9 14 (2.28%) Python
10 13 (2.12%) C
10 13 (2.12%) T-SQL
11 11 (1.79%) C++
11 11 (1.79%) Groovy
11 11 (1.79%) Jython
11 11 (1.79%) Ruby
12 9 (1.47%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.47%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.49%) Perl
13 3 (0.49%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.33%) F#
Qualifications
1 97 (15.80%) Degree
2 87 (14.17%) Security Cleared
3 84 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 53 (8.63%) DV Cleared
5 50 (8.14%) Cisco Certification
6 48 (7.82%) CCNA
7 42 (6.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 40 (6.51%) MCSE
9 19 (3.09%) MCSA
10 18 (2.93%) CCNP
10 18 (2.93%) Citrix Certification
11 17 (2.77%) MCITP
12 16 (2.61%) MCP
12 16 (2.61%) SC Cleared
13 14 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
14 13 (2.12%) CCA
15 12 (1.95%) MCTS
16 10 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
17 7 (1.14%) CCEA
18 6 (0.98%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.70%) SLA
2 17 (2.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.95%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.79%) QA
5 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 390 (63.52%) Active Directory
2 194 (31.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 154 (25.08%) Hyper-V
4 46 (7.49%) VMware ESXi
5 41 (6.68%) vSphere
6 37 (6.03%) Virtual Desktop
7 19 (3.09%) BitLocker
7 19 (3.09%) XenDesktop
8 18 (2.93%) XenApp
9 16 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
10 15 (2.44%) Docker
11 14 (2.28%) Firmware
12 12 (1.95%) XenServer
13 8 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
14 6 (0.98%) NFS
14 6 (0.98%) Samba
15 4 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
16 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (0.49%) Shibboleth
16 3 (0.49%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 71 (11.56%) SCCM
2 31 (5.05%) SCOM
3 26 (4.23%) SCVMM
4 22 (3.58%) WSUS
5 13 (2.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 12 (1.95%) Backup Exec
6 12 (1.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 11 (1.79%) CA Service Virtualization
7 11 (1.79%) vCenter Server
8 10 (1.63%) SCDPM
9 8 (1.30%) HAProxy
9 8 (1.30%) NetBackup
10 7 (1.14%) Ansible
10 7 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 6 (0.98%) Terraform
11 6 (0.98%) ZABBIX
12 5 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
13 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
13 4 (0.65%) Puppet
14 3 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 317 (51.63%) Microsoft
2 294 (47.88%) VMware
3 117 (19.06%) Cisco
4 113 (18.40%) Citrix
5 53 (8.63%) HP
6 38 (6.19%) Veeam
7 37 (6.03%) Dell
8 36 (5.86%) McAfee
9 35 (5.70%) Red Hat
10 28 (4.56%) Apple
11 21 (3.42%) Oracle
12 16 (2.61%) Avaya
13 14 (2.28%) CA
14 12 (1.95%) 3PAR
14 12 (1.95%) Sophos
15 10 (1.63%) NetApp
15 10 (1.63%) SolarWinds
16 9 (1.47%) EMC
17 8 (1.30%) Hitachi
17 8 (1.30%) SonicWALL