Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > South West
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 55 44
Rank change year-on-year +6 -11 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 643 560 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.96% 5.50% 6.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.42% 23.28% 21.72%
Number of salaries quoted 484 492 613
South West median annual salary £33,250 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.31% - -2.99%
10th Percentile £22,825 £22,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £48,750 £47,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%

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 3,002 2,406 3,140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.83% 23.65% 28.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,363 2,085 2,738
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.04% +5.00%
10th Percentile £23,757 £23,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +19 192 £37,500 +7.14% 25
Wiltshire -23 85 £32,750 +7.38% 12
Dorset -8 80 £30,000 -7.69% 12
Somerset +9 73 £32,500 -4.41% 9
Gloucestershire -2 71 £40,000 +31.15% 20
Devon 0 45 £28,000 -2.61% 6
Cornwall +7 43 £35,000 +42.86% 7
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 643 (100.00%) Windows
2 401 (62.36%) Active Directory
3 349 (54.28%) Microsoft
4 325 (50.54%) VMware
5 245 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 210 (32.66%) Office 365
7 204 (31.73%) Hyper-V
8 192 (29.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 178 (27.68%) ITIL
10 176 (27.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 172 (26.75%) SQL Server
12 160 (24.88%) Firewall
13 153 (23.79%) Microsoft Azure
14 132 (20.53%) Linux
15 126 (19.60%) PowerShell
16 122 (18.97%) Cisco
17 120 (18.66%) MS Exchange
18 111 (17.26%) DNS
19 105 (16.33%) SAN
20 103 (16.02%) Citrix
21 101 (15.71%) Service Management
22 98 (15.24%) Microsoft Certification
22 98 (15.24%) Microsoft Office
23 96 (14.93%) Windows 10
23 96 (14.93%) Problem-Solving
24 95 (14.77%) Security Cleared
24 95 (14.77%) Degree
25 93 (14.46%) SCCM
25 93 (14.46%) Service Delivery
26 90 (14.00%) SQL

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
1 120 (18.66%) MS Exchange
2 74 (11.51%) SharePoint
3 40 (6.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 36 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 35 (5.44%) IIS
6 28 (4.35%) Skype for Business
7 19 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (1.56%) Apache
10 5 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.78%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.78%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.62%) WebSphere Portal
12 2 (0.31%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.16%) JBoss
13 1 (0.16%) nginx
13 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 98 (15.24%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 210 (32.66%) Office 365
2 153 (23.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (11.82%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (5.44%) IaaS
4 35 (5.44%) SaaS
5 17 (2.64%) PaaS
6 11 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (1.24%) G Suite
8 8 (1.24%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.62%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.16%) Google Drive
11 1 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.16%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 160 (24.88%) Firewall
2 111 (17.26%) DNS
3 105 (16.33%) SAN
4 68 (10.58%) DHCP
5 66 (10.26%) TCP/IP
6 65 (10.11%) WAN
7 57 (8.86%) LAN
8 55 (8.55%) Network Security
9 49 (7.62%) Intrusion Detection
10 33 (5.13%) SSL
11 32 (4.98%) Wireless
12 30 (4.67%) NAS
13 28 (4.35%) Skype
14 25 (3.89%) VoIP
15 24 (3.73%) VLAN
16 21 (3.27%) VPN
17 18 (2.80%) WLAN
18 17 (2.64%) Cisco ASA
19 15 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
20 10 (1.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (26.75%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (3.11%) MySQL
3 20 (3.11%) SQL Server 2016
4 17 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 13 (2.02%) Oracle Database
7 12 (1.87%) Oracle Database 10g
7 12 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.56%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.24%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (0.93%) GIS
11 4 (0.62%) Cosmos DB
12 3 (0.47%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.47%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (2.95%) JIRA
2 10 (1.56%) Jenkins
2 10 (1.56%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (0.78%) Ant
4 5 (0.78%) Cucumber
4 5 (0.78%) Eclipse
4 5 (0.78%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.78%) HP UFT
4 5 (0.78%) JUnit
4 5 (0.78%) Maven
4 5 (0.78%) Selenium
4 5 (0.78%) SoapUI
5 4 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.47%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.31%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.16%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.16%) RSpec
8 1 (0.16%) Subversion
8 1 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 39 (6.07%) Finance
2 10 (1.56%) Manufacturing
3 8 (1.24%) Marketing
3 8 (1.24%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.09%) Advertising
4 7 (1.09%) Legal
5 6 (0.93%) Military
5 6 (0.93%) Retail
6 5 (0.78%) Electronics
7 4 (0.62%) Banking
8 3 (0.47%) German Language
8 3 (0.47%) Law
9 2 (0.31%) Games
9 2 (0.31%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.16%) Automotive
10 1 (0.16%) Billing
10 1 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 133 (20.68%) Support Engineer
2 118 (18.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 78 (12.13%) Analyst
4 67 (10.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 60 (9.33%) IT Engineer
5 60 (9.33%) IT Support
6 52 (8.09%) 2nd Line Support
7 48 (7.47%) Support Analyst
8 43 (6.69%) IT Support Engineer
9 38 (5.91%) Infrastructure Support
10 37 (5.75%) Administrator
11 35 (5.44%) Wintel Engineer
12 34 (5.29%) 3rd Line Support
12 34 (5.29%) IT Manager
12 34 (5.29%) Support Technician
13 29 (4.51%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 29 (4.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 29 (4.51%) Cloud Engineer
14 27 (4.20%) Applications Support
14 27 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (8.24%) Web Services
2 27 (4.20%) .NET
3 9 (1.40%) J2EE
4 8 (1.24%) XML
5 7 (1.09%) 802.1X
6 6 (0.93%) CSS
6 6 (0.93%) jQuery
7 5 (0.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (0.78%) Gherkin
7 5 (0.78%) LAMP
7 5 (0.78%) LDAP
7 5 (0.78%) LINQ
7 5 (0.78%) REST
7 5 (0.78%) SOAP
8 4 (0.62%) HTML
8 4 (0.62%) JSF
9 3 (0.47%) ADSI
9 3 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (0.47%) EDI
9 3 (0.47%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 80 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (6.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 43 (6.69%) Enterprise Software
3 33 (5.13%) User Experience
4 32 (4.98%) Driving Licence
5 27 (4.20%) Hybrid Cloud
6 26 (4.04%) Self-Motivation
7 25 (3.89%) Data Centre
7 25 (3.89%) Management Information System
8 17 (2.64%) Clustering
9 14 (2.18%) Enterprise Storage
10 12 (1.87%) PKI
11 10 (1.56%) Public Cloud
12 7 (1.09%) Computer Science
13 6 (0.93%) Replication
13 6 (0.93%) Wiki
14 5 (0.78%) Blackberry
14 5 (0.78%) Mobile App
15 4 (0.62%) iPhone
16 3 (0.47%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 643 (100.00%) Windows
2 245 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 176 (27.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 132 (20.53%) Linux
5 96 (14.93%) Windows 10
6 79 (12.29%) Windows 7
7 48 (7.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 38 (5.91%) Windows 8
9 35 (5.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (3.27%) CentOS
11 16 (2.49%) AIX
12 15 (2.33%) Unix
13 7 (1.09%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.93%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.78%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.78%) Solaris
16 4 (0.62%) Android
16 4 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.47%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.47%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (27.68%) ITIL
2 101 (15.71%) Service Management
3 96 (14.93%) Problem-Solving
4 93 (14.46%) Service Delivery
5 86 (13.37%) Proactive Management
6 84 (13.06%) ITSM
7 70 (10.89%) Problem Management
8 64 (9.95%) Business Intelligence
9 61 (9.49%) ITIL V3
10 56 (8.71%) Agile Software Development
11 44 (6.84%) Decision-Making
12 42 (6.53%) Stakeholder Management
13 41 (6.38%) Migration
14 40 (6.22%) Continuous Improvement
14 40 (6.22%) Incident Management
15 33 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
16 30 (4.67%) Mentoring
17 29 (4.51%) Project Management
18 28 (4.35%) Network Virtualisation
19 27 (4.20%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 126 (19.60%) PowerShell
2 90 (14.00%) SQL
3 27 (4.20%) Python
4 24 (3.73%) Java
5 22 (3.42%) Shell Script
6 21 (3.27%) C#
7 15 (2.33%) VBScript
8 10 (1.56%) C
9 9 (1.40%) T-SQL
9 9 (1.40%) VB
10 8 (1.24%) JavaScript
10 8 (1.24%) Perl
11 6 (0.93%) ActionScript
11 6 (0.93%) ActionScript 2.0
11 6 (0.93%) C++
11 6 (0.93%) Ruby
12 5 (0.78%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.78%) Groovy
12 5 (0.78%) Jython
12 5 (0.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 98 (15.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 95 (14.77%) Degree
2 95 (14.77%) Security Cleared
3 54 (8.40%) Cisco Certification
4 51 (7.93%) CCNA
5 37 (5.75%) MCITP
5 37 (5.75%) MCSE
6 30 (4.67%) SC Cleared
7 28 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 24 (3.73%) MCSA
9 23 (3.58%) DV Cleared
10 19 (2.95%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (2.80%) CCNP
12 16 (2.49%) Citrix Certification
13 10 (1.56%) CCA
14 9 (1.40%) MCP
14 9 (1.40%) VCP5
15 5 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
15 5 (0.78%) ISTQB
15 5 (0.78%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (10.73%) SLA
2 16 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.56%) QA
4 7 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (0.62%) GDPR
6 3 (0.47%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.31%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 401 (62.36%) Active Directory
2 204 (31.73%) Hyper-V
3 192 (29.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 52 (8.09%) Virtual Desktop
5 39 (6.07%) VMware ESXi
6 25 (3.89%) XenApp
7 22 (3.42%) BitLocker
7 22 (3.42%) vSphere
8 9 (1.40%) Docker
8 9 (1.40%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.24%) Shibboleth
9 8 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (1.24%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.93%) Terminal Services
11 5 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.47%) pfSense
13 2 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.31%) XenServer
14 1 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 93 (14.46%) SCCM
2 42 (6.53%) SCOM
3 35 (5.44%) SCVMM
4 22 (3.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 17 (2.64%) WSUS
6 13 (2.02%) Backup Exec
7 12 (1.87%) Ansible
7 12 (1.87%) SolarWinds Orion
8 10 (1.56%) NetBackup
8 10 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (1.24%) Puppet
11 7 (1.09%) HAProxy
12 6 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 5 (0.78%) CA Service Virtualization
13 5 (0.78%) HP ALM
13 5 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
13 5 (0.78%) vRealize
14 4 (0.62%) ZABBIX
15 3 (0.47%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 349 (54.28%) Microsoft
2 325 (50.54%) VMware
3 122 (18.97%) Cisco
4 103 (16.02%) Citrix
5 62 (9.64%) HP
6 60 (9.33%) McAfee
7 35 (5.44%) Oracle
7 35 (5.44%) Veeam
8 30 (4.67%) Red Hat
9 28 (4.35%) Dell
10 26 (4.04%) EMC
11 22 (3.42%) NetApp
12 20 (3.11%) SolarWinds
13 19 (2.95%) Symantec
14 15 (2.33%) 3PAR
15 14 (2.18%) DataCore
16 13 (2.02%) CheckPoint
16 13 (2.02%) Sophos
17 12 (1.87%) Apple
18 10 (1.56%) Veritas