Windows Server Jobs in the UK excluding London

Microsoft Windows Server
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 19 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
19 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 61 87 66
Rank change year-on-year +26 -21 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2,876 2,397 3,082
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 4.15% 3.83% 4.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.13% 23.31% 21.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,576 1,853 2,757
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,650 £24,250
25th Percentile £29,000 £30,500 £28,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £38,250 £39,641 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.51% -0.90% -
75th Percentile £51,250 £53,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,833 £63,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -

All Operating Systems
UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for operating system skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 10,599 10,285 14,569
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 15.28% 16.42% 20.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8,299 6,540 9,458
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% - -
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £73,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% - +5.00%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Windows Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in the UK excluding London

Windows Server
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Windows Server in the UK excluding London

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 19 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in the UK excluding London

Windows Server
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 19 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
South East +33 821 £40,000 +14.29% 156
North of England +29 640 £38,000 -5.00% 119
Midlands +43 545 £37,500 -3.23% 113
South West +19 341 £42,500 +6.25% 56
West Midlands +32 310 £35,500 -9.42% 69
Yorkshire +81 293 £37,250 -1.32% 39
East of England +19 292 £32,500 -18.75% 69
North West -23 235 £43,500 -3.33% 66
East Midlands +42 230 £40,000 +6.67% 44
Scotland -25 156 £42,500 -20.93% 41
North East +22 112 £35,000 -16.17% 17
Wales +28 64 £34,000 -9.33% 14
Isle of Man -4 12 £43,750 +45.83%
Northern Ireland -7 6 £37,314 +14.81% 5
Windows Server
UK

Windows Server
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London 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
1 644 (22.39%) Microsoft Exchange
2 426 (14.81%) SharePoint
3 80 (2.78%) IIS
4 20 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (0.66%) Confluence
6 16 (0.56%) CMS
7 15 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (0.35%) Skype for Business
9 8 (0.28%) Umbraco
10 7 (0.24%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.21%) Apache
11 6 (0.21%) WordPress
12 5 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.17%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.14%) TWiki
14 3 (0.10%) Jupyter
14 3 (0.10%) Orchard CMS
14 3 (0.10%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 323 (11.23%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.10%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.070%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.070%) CATIA
6 2 (0.070%) Final Cut Pro
6 2 (0.070%) NASTRAN
6 2 (0.070%) Pro Tools
6 2 (0.070%) PTC Creo
6 2 (0.070%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.035%) Trello
Business Applications
1 14 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
2 7 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.10%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 3 (0.10%) Shopify
4 2 (0.070%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.070%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.070%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.035%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.035%) Magento
5 1 (0.035%) Sage 300 ERP
5 1 (0.035%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.035%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.035%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,726 (60.01%) Microsoft 365
2 1,341 (46.63%) Azure
3 503 (17.49%) Entra ID
4 301 (10.47%) AWS
5 216 (7.51%) OneDrive
6 76 (2.64%) SaaS
7 73 (2.54%) IaaS
8 70 (2.43%) GCP
9 56 (1.95%) Mimecast
10 49 (1.70%) PaaS
11 46 (1.60%) Power Platform
12 43 (1.50%) Google Workspace
13 41 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
14 32 (1.11%) Azure DevOps
14 32 (1.11%) Nutanix
15 26 (0.90%) Azure Sentinel
16 24 (0.83%) Azure Monitor
16 24 (0.83%) GitHub
17 18 (0.63%) Power Automate
18 17 (0.59%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 875 (30.42%) Firewall
2 692 (24.06%) DNS
3 589 (20.48%) DHCP
4 344 (11.96%) WAN
5 336 (11.68%) VPN
6 332 (11.54%) TCP/IP
7 307 (10.67%) LAN
8 275 (9.56%) SAN
9 204 (7.09%) Wi-Fi
10 196 (6.82%) VLAN
11 190 (6.61%) VoIP
12 153 (5.32%) Wireless
13 115 (4.00%) NAS
14 68 (2.36%) Remote Desktop
15 66 (2.29%) Internet
16 56 (1.95%) Network Security
17 49 (1.70%) SD-WAN
18 35 (1.22%) MPLS
18 35 (1.22%) WLAN
19 32 (1.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 73 (2.54%) Amazon RDS
3 40 (1.39%) MySQL
4 30 (1.04%) DB2
4 30 (1.04%) Power BI
5 11 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (0.35%) MariaDB
7 9 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (0.24%) MongoDB
9 6 (0.21%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (0.21%) Big Data
9 6 (0.21%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.17%) Redis
11 4 (0.14%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.14%) SAP HANA
11 4 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.14%) UniData
12 3 (0.10%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.10%) InterSystems Cache
12 3 (0.10%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 42 (1.46%) JIRA
2 25 (0.87%) Git
3 19 (0.66%) Jenkins
4 10 (0.35%) Trac
5 8 (0.28%) Robot Framework
6 6 (0.21%) Eclipse
6 6 (0.21%) GitLab
6 6 (0.21%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (0.17%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.14%) eggPlant
8 4 (0.14%) Hudson
8 4 (0.14%) MSI
8 4 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.10%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.10%) IBM UrbanCode
9 3 (0.10%) Visual Studio Code
10 2 (0.070%) Chocolatey
10 2 (0.070%) Selenium
11 1 (0.035%) Log4Net
General
1 873 (30.35%) Social Skills
2 193 (6.71%) Finance
3 174 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
4 109 (3.79%) Organisational Skills
5 108 (3.76%) Telecoms
6 105 (3.65%) Law
7 102 (3.55%) Retail
8 89 (3.09%) Manufacturing
9 74 (2.57%) Public Sector
10 65 (2.26%) Documentation Skills
11 57 (1.98%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 56 (1.95%) Legal
13 34 (1.18%) Marketing
14 31 (1.08%) Aerospace
15 28 (0.97%) Military
16 21 (0.73%) Games
17 19 (0.66%) Electronics
18 17 (0.59%) Advertising
18 17 (0.59%) Automotive
19 15 (0.52%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 568 (19.75%) IT Support
2 539 (18.74%) Support Engineer
3 537 (18.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 519 (18.05%) IT Engineer
5 334 (11.61%) Senior
6 314 (10.92%) IT Support Engineer
7 288 (10.01%) Analyst
8 225 (7.82%) 2nd Line Support
9 207 (7.20%) IT Technician
10 152 (5.29%) 3rd Line Support
11 149 (5.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 143 (4.97%) Support Technician
13 131 (4.55%) IT Manager
14 129 (4.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 126 (4.38%) Lead
16 121 (4.21%) IT Support Technician
17 111 (3.86%) Administrator
18 108 (3.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
19 106 (3.69%) Support Analyst
20 105 (3.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (1.01%) .NET
2 18 (0.63%) ARM Templates
3 15 (0.52%) HTML
4 12 (0.42%) JSON
5 10 (0.35%) .NET Core
5 10 (0.35%) REST
6 9 (0.31%) AngularJS
6 9 (0.31%) LDAP
6 9 (0.31%) React
7 8 (0.28%) CSS
8 7 (0.24%) ASP.NET
8 7 (0.24%) Web Services
8 7 (0.24%) XML
9 6 (0.21%) AWS CDK
9 6 (0.21%) jQuery
9 6 (0.21%) LAMP
10 5 (0.17%) Blazor
10 5 (0.17%) EDI
10 5 (0.17%) Node.js
11 4 (0.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 213 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 210 (7.30%) Driving Licence
3 122 (4.24%) Self-Motivation
4 118 (4.10%) Replication
5 105 (3.65%) Management Information System
6 94 (3.27%) Clustering
7 92 (3.20%) PKI
8 68 (2.36%) Onboarding
9 45 (1.56%) Public Cloud
10 34 (1.18%) CMDB
10 34 (1.18%) Operational Technology
11 30 (1.04%) Client/Server
12 29 (1.01%) Fat Client
12 29 (1.01%) Thin Client
13 27 (0.94%) NHS
14 21 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
15 18 (0.63%) SCADA
16 17 (0.59%) Cyberattack
17 15 (0.52%) iPad
17 15 (0.52%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2,873 (99.90%) Windows
2 531 (18.46%) Windows 10
3 478 (16.62%) Linux
4 406 (14.12%) Windows Server 2016
5 368 (12.80%) Windows Server 2019
6 346 (12.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 122 (4.24%) Windows 7
8 95 (3.30%) Windows 8
9 87 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 66 (2.29%) Apple iOS
11 60 (2.09%) Mac OS
12 54 (1.88%) Unix
13 53 (1.84%) Android
14 50 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 40 (1.39%) CentOS
16 36 (1.25%) Ubuntu
16 36 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
17 28 (0.97%) VMS
18 22 (0.76%) Windows XP
19 19 (0.66%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 703 (24.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 587 (20.41%) Problem-Solving
3 543 (18.88%) ITIL
4 492 (17.11%) Customer Service
5 327 (11.37%) Cybersecurity
6 192 (6.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 182 (6.33%) Mentoring
8 143 (4.97%) Incident Management
9 141 (4.90%) Project Management
10 140 (4.87%) Migration
11 137 (4.76%) DevOps
12 136 (4.73%) Agile
12 136 (4.73%) Service Management
13 130 (4.52%) Project Delivery
14 126 (4.38%) Continuous Improvement
15 121 (4.21%) Server Management
16 116 (4.03%) Service Delivery
17 108 (3.76%) Time Management
18 106 (3.69%) Change Management
19 91 (3.16%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 508 (17.66%) PowerShell
2 330 (11.47%) SQL
3 99 (3.44%) Python
4 52 (1.81%) Bash
5 46 (1.60%) C#
6 40 (1.39%) VBScript
7 38 (1.32%) VB
8 27 (0.94%) Java
9 23 (0.80%) JavaScript
10 16 (0.56%) Bicep
11 11 (0.38%) Delphi
12 9 (0.31%) ActionScript
12 9 (0.31%) T-SQL
13 7 (0.24%) TypeScript
14 6 (0.21%) C++
15 5 (0.17%) VBA
16 4 (0.14%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.070%) Go
17 2 (0.070%) Kusto Query Language
17 2 (0.070%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 366 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 337 (11.72%) Degree
3 273 (9.49%) SC Cleared
4 222 (7.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 219 (7.61%) DV Cleared
6 137 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
7 127 (4.42%) CCNA
8 85 (2.96%) DBS Check
9 75 (2.61%) MCSE
10 70 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
11 57 (1.98%) A+ Certification
12 56 (1.95%) MCSA
13 45 (1.56%) Azure Certification
14 38 (1.32%) MCP
15 31 (1.08%) AWS Certification
16 30 (1.04%) Network+ Certification
17 29 (1.01%) CCNP
18 26 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 25 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
19 25 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 227 (7.89%) SLA
2 73 (2.54%) Cyber Essentials
3 65 (2.26%) GDPR
4 43 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (0.56%) NIST
6 14 (0.49%) ITGC
6 14 (0.49%) PMO
7 10 (0.35%) Accessibility
7 10 (0.35%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.21%) QA
9 5 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 4 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.10%) GRC
11 3 (0.10%) NCSC
12 2 (0.070%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.070%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.035%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.035%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.035%) SOC 2
System Software
1 1,868 (64.95%) Active Directory
2 853 (29.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 825 (28.69%) Hyper-V
4 174 (6.05%) vSphere
5 165 (5.74%) VMware ESXi
6 127 (4.42%) Virtual Machines
7 80 (2.78%) Virtual Desktop
8 71 (2.47%) XenApp
9 62 (2.16%) XenDesktop
10 52 (1.81%) Docker
11 50 (1.74%) VirtualBox
12 37 (1.29%) Virtual Servers
13 34 (1.18%) Firmware
13 34 (1.18%) VMware NSX
14 27 (0.94%) Terminal Services
15 17 (0.59%) pfSense
16 16 (0.56%) NFS
17 12 (0.42%) VMware Server
18 10 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 9 (0.31%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 429 (14.92%) Microsoft Intune
2 320 (11.13%) SCCM
3 115 (4.00%) vCenter Server
4 111 (3.86%) WSUS
5 110 (3.82%) SCOM
6 68 (2.36%) Ansible
7 64 (2.23%) Kubernetes
8 58 (2.02%) Terraform
9 53 (1.84%) Failover Clustering
10 44 (1.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 43 (1.50%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 40 (1.39%) FortiGate
13 34 (1.18%) Microsoft Clustering
14 24 (0.83%) Jamf Pro
14 24 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
15 23 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
16 20 (0.70%) Grafana
17 19 (0.66%) ZABBIX
18 18 (0.63%) Autotask
19 16 (0.56%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 1,729 (60.12%) Microsoft
2 1,279 (44.47%) VMware
3 337 (11.72%) Cisco
4 275 (9.56%) Citrix
5 255 (8.87%) Veeam
6 138 (4.80%) HP
7 118 (4.10%) Dell
8 110 (3.82%) Apple
9 103 (3.58%) Meraki
10 98 (3.41%) Sophos
11 81 (2.82%) Google
12 63 (2.19%) Red Hat
13 59 (2.05%) NetApp
14 58 (2.02%) Aruba
15 53 (1.84%) Oracle
16 46 (1.60%) Fortinet
17 41 (1.43%) SolarWinds
18 40 (1.39%) Datto
19 38 (1.32%) IBM
20 37 (1.29%) EMC