Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > South West
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 53 45
Rank change year-on-year -14 -8 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 458 606 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.45% 6.02% 6.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.20% 23.06% 23.03%
Number of salaries quoted 364 514 583
South West median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £23,325 £21,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £47,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -1.30%

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 2,663 2,628 2,849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.86% 26.10% 26.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2,107 2,193 2,491
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,800 £21,264
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Wiltshire +9 105 £40,000 +23.08% 11
Bristol -34 96 £35,000 -12.50% 40
Gloucestershire -43 72 £35,000 -17.65% 22
Dorset -8 71 £35,000 +11.11% 12
Somerset -1 39 £29,000 -10.77% 12
Devon +9 34 £28,650 +14.60% 10
Cornwall +14 27 £27,500 +12.24% 3
Avon - 2 £50,000 -
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 454 (99.13%) Windows
2 279 (60.92%) Microsoft
3 243 (53.06%) Active Directory
4 198 (43.23%) VMware
5 179 (39.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 145 (31.66%) VMware Infrastructure
7 135 (29.48%) PowerShell
7 135 (29.48%) Office 365
8 127 (27.73%) Microsoft Azure
9 126 (27.51%) Hyper-V
10 120 (26.20%) MS Exchange
11 117 (25.55%) Linux
12 115 (25.11%) Windows Server 2008
13 107 (23.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 103 (22.49%) SQL Server
14 103 (22.49%) Firewall
15 96 (20.96%) Cisco
16 95 (20.74%) Windows 10
17 89 (19.43%) SCCM
18 87 (19.00%) ITIL
19 86 (18.78%) Citrix
20 74 (16.16%) Security Cleared
21 73 (15.94%) Amazon AWS
21 73 (15.94%) SQL
21 73 (15.94%) Problem-Solving
22 72 (15.72%) Windows 7
23 65 (14.19%) Microsoft Office
24 63 (13.76%) DNS
25 62 (13.54%) Degree
26 58 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification

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 (26.20%) MS Exchange
2 50 (10.92%) SharePoint
3 38 (8.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (5.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 26 (5.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 22 (4.80%) IIS
7 17 (3.71%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (3.28%) Skype for Business
9 12 (2.62%) Apache
10 5 (1.09%) WordPress
11 4 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.66%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.44%) GroupWise
13 2 (0.44%) Site Server
14 1 (0.22%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.22%) JBoss
14 1 (0.22%) Oracle Application Server
14 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 65 (14.19%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (5.46%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.87%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.87%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 135 (29.48%) Office 365
2 127 (27.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (15.94%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (3.28%) Azure Active Directory
5 13 (2.84%) IaaS
5 13 (2.84%) SaaS
6 9 (1.97%) Mimecast
7 8 (1.75%) PaaS
8 5 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.09%) G Suite
9 3 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.66%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (0.66%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.66%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.44%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.44%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.22%) Datadog
11 1 (0.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 103 (22.49%) Firewall
2 63 (13.76%) DNS
3 58 (12.66%) SAN
4 53 (11.57%) TCP/IP
5 43 (9.39%) DHCP
5 43 (9.39%) LAN
6 39 (8.52%) Intrusion Detection
7 38 (8.30%) Unified Communications
8 35 (7.64%) WAN
9 32 (6.99%) Wireless
10 26 (5.68%) NAS
10 26 (5.68%) Software-Defined Networking
11 20 (4.37%) Network Security
12 18 (3.93%) VPN
13 17 (3.71%) VoIP
14 16 (3.49%) WLAN
15 15 (3.28%) Remote Desktop
15 15 (3.28%) Skype
16 14 (3.06%) Internet
16 14 (3.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (22.49%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (3.93%) MySQL
3 18 (3.93%) SQL Server 2016
4 16 (3.49%) SQL Server 2014
5 14 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (2.40%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.31%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.09%) CouchDB
9 5 (1.09%) FileMaker
9 5 (1.09%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.87%) Cosmos DB
10 4 (0.87%) MariaDB
10 4 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.87%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.66%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (2.84%) Visual Studio
2 12 (2.62%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.97%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (1.31%) GitLab
5 6 (1.31%) JIRA
6 5 (1.09%) Subversion
6 5 (1.09%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.09%) Travis CI
7 4 (0.87%) Babel
7 4 (0.87%) webpack
8 2 (0.44%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.22%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.22%) Buildbot
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.22%) Trac
General
1 42 (9.17%) Finance
2 16 (3.49%) Manufacturing
3 13 (2.84%) Legal
4 8 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.53%) Electronics
5 7 (1.53%) Law
5 7 (1.53%) Marketing
5 7 (1.53%) Military
6 5 (1.09%) Automotive
7 4 (0.87%) Aerospace
7 4 (0.87%) Retail
8 3 (0.66%) Advertising
8 3 (0.66%) Games
8 3 (0.66%) German Language
9 2 (0.44%) French Language
9 2 (0.44%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (21.83%) Support Engineer
2 84 (18.34%) IT Engineer
3 77 (16.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 62 (13.54%) IT Support
5 48 (10.48%) Analyst
6 45 (9.83%) IT Support Engineer
7 40 (8.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 34 (7.42%) Support Analyst
9 29 (6.33%) 3rd Line Support
10 25 (5.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 24 (5.24%) 2nd Line Support
12 23 (5.02%) Architect
12 23 (5.02%) Infrastructure Support
13 22 (4.80%) Developer
14 21 (4.59%) Administrator
14 21 (4.59%) Lead Architect
14 21 (4.59%) Lead Solutions Architect
14 21 (4.59%) Solutions Architect
15 20 (4.37%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 19 (4.15%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (7.86%) .NET
2 17 (3.71%) Web Services
3 12 (2.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 12 (2.62%) LINQ
4 10 (2.18%) Middleware
5 7 (1.53%) Redux
6 6 (1.31%) JSON
6 6 (1.31%) React
6 6 (1.31%) REST
7 5 (1.09%) .NET Core
7 5 (1.09%) 802.1X
7 5 (1.09%) CSS
7 5 (1.09%) HTML
7 5 (1.09%) Node.js
8 4 (0.87%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.87%) Meteor
8 4 (0.87%) React Native
8 4 (0.87%) SAML
8 4 (0.87%) Symfony
8 4 (0.87%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 50 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.99%) Hybrid Cloud
3 25 (5.46%) Blackberry
4 21 (4.59%) Driving Licence
5 15 (3.28%) Data Centre
6 14 (3.06%) Clustering
7 13 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 12 (2.62%) Public Cloud
8 12 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (2.18%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.18%) User Experience
10 9 (1.97%) NHS
11 8 (1.75%) Fintech
12 7 (1.53%) iPhone
12 7 (1.53%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.53%) PKI
12 7 (1.53%) Replication
13 6 (1.31%) iPad
14 4 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 454 (99.13%) Windows
2 179 (39.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 117 (25.55%) Linux
4 115 (25.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 95 (20.74%) Windows 10
6 72 (15.72%) Windows 7
7 22 (4.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (4.15%) Windows 8
9 13 (2.84%) Android
10 12 (2.62%) Unix
11 11 (2.40%) CentOS
11 11 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (2.40%) Ubuntu
12 7 (1.53%) Apple iOS
12 7 (1.53%) Debian
13 5 (1.09%) Solaris
14 4 (0.87%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.66%) AIX
15 3 (0.66%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (23.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 87 (19.00%) ITIL
3 73 (15.94%) Problem-Solving
4 48 (10.48%) Data Protection
5 44 (9.61%) Project Management
6 42 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (8.08%) Service Delivery
8 36 (7.86%) Service Management
9 34 (7.42%) TOGAF
10 30 (6.55%) Mobile Device Management
10 30 (6.55%) PRINCE2
10 30 (6.55%) Problem Management
11 29 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 27 (5.90%) Enterprise Architecture
12 27 (5.90%) Security Monitoring
12 27 (5.90%) Technical Architecture
13 26 (5.68%) DevOps
14 25 (5.46%) ArchiMate
14 25 (5.46%) ITSM
15 22 (4.80%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 135 (29.48%) PowerShell
2 73 (15.94%) SQL
3 26 (5.68%) C#
3 26 (5.68%) Python
4 18 (3.93%) JavaScript
5 15 (3.28%) Java
5 15 (3.28%) T-SQL
6 9 (1.97%) Bash Shell
7 7 (1.53%) C
7 7 (1.53%) PHP
8 6 (1.31%) Perl
9 5 (1.09%) C++
9 5 (1.09%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.87%) TypeScript
10 4 (0.87%) VB
11 1 (0.22%) ANSI SQL
11 1 (0.22%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.22%) VBScript
11 1 (0.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 74 (16.16%) Security Cleared
2 62 (13.54%) Degree
3 58 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 41 (8.95%) DV Cleared
5 38 (8.30%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (7.86%) CCNA
7 32 (6.99%) SC Cleared
8 25 (5.46%) TOGAF Certification
9 21 (4.59%) MCSA
10 19 (4.15%) Citrix Certification
11 17 (3.71%) CCNP
11 17 (3.71%) MCSE
12 12 (2.62%) CCA
12 12 (2.62%) MCITP
13 11 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (1.53%) MCP
16 5 (1.09%) JNCIA
17 3 (0.66%) VCP5
18 2 (0.44%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.37%) SLA
2 16 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.18%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 6 (1.31%) ISO 14001
6 5 (1.09%) GDPR
7 2 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.22%) QA
System Software
1 243 (53.06%) Active Directory
2 145 (31.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 126 (27.51%) Hyper-V
4 38 (8.30%) Virtual Desktop
5 21 (4.59%) XenApp
6 18 (3.93%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (3.71%) Docker
8 14 (3.06%) vSphere
9 13 (2.84%) XenDesktop
10 12 (2.62%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (2.62%) XenServer
11 9 (1.97%) Terminal Services
12 7 (1.53%) BitLocker
12 7 (1.53%) Xen
13 5 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.87%) Firmware
14 4 (0.87%) pfSense
14 4 (0.87%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.66%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 89 (19.43%) SCCM
2 43 (9.39%) SCOM
3 28 (6.11%) WSUS
4 25 (5.46%) vRealize
5 20 (4.37%) SCVMM
6 14 (3.06%) Ansible
7 9 (1.97%) McAfee ePO
7 9 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (1.75%) Puppet
8 8 (1.75%) vCenter Server
9 6 (1.31%) Kubernetes
9 6 (1.31%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (1.31%) Terraform
10 5 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 5 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 4 (0.87%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.87%) SCDPM
11 4 (0.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 279 (60.92%) Microsoft
2 198 (43.23%) VMware
3 96 (20.96%) Cisco
4 86 (18.78%) Citrix
5 32 (6.99%) HP
6 26 (5.68%) Veeam
7 25 (5.46%) McAfee
8 20 (4.37%) Apple
8 20 (4.37%) Dell
9 15 (3.28%) EMC
10 13 (2.84%) SolarWinds
11 11 (2.40%) Oracle
12 10 (2.18%) CheckPoint
12 10 (2.18%) Remedy
13 9 (1.97%) Ivanti
13 9 (1.97%) Meraki
13 9 (1.97%) SAP
14 8 (1.75%) Fortinet
14 8 (1.75%) Google
15 7 (1.53%) Juniper