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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Windows Server 2016 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2016 over the 6 months to 9 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2016
UK
6 months to
9 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 576 415 259
Rank change year-on-year -161 -156 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2016 893 849 846
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.74% 1.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.97% 4.09% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 771 679 703
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £55,000 £50,125 £55,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,850 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%

Windows Server 2016 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 30,066 20,767 13,886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.65% 18.21% 21.35%
Number of salaries quoted 16,048 15,052 11,449
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £35,978 £36,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%
75th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £66,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - - +8.43%

Windows Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Windows Server 2016 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2016 in the UK

Windows Server 2016
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2016.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2016 in the UK

Windows Server 2016
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2016 over the 6 months to 9 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2016 in the UK

Windows Server 2016
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2016 within the UK over the 6 months to 9 August 2022. 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
England -149 817 £42,500 +6.25% 148
UK excluding London -108 583 £40,000 - 117
Work from Home -125 342 £42,500 +13.33% 47
London -102 279 £50,000 - 39
South East -94 147 £40,000 +2.56% 23
North of England -83 127 £35,000 -12.50% 37
Midlands -55 110 £43,500 +7.41% 19
East of England -22 89 £36,250 -21.20% 16
North West -55 75 £30,500 -23.75% 22
South West -72 65 £62,500 +47.06% 14
East Midlands -9 55 £45,000 +20.00% 7
West Midlands -72 55 £42,500 +3.66% 12
Yorkshire -54 35 £35,500 -5.33% 10
Scotland -40 24 £28,500 -28.75% 3
North East -20 17 £40,000 +23.08% 5
Wales -14 14 £40,000 +34.45% 4
Channel Islands -7 7 £50,000 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £37,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 9 August 2022, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2016 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 with a requirement for Windows Server 2016.

1 875 (97.98%) Windows
2 687 (76.93%) Microsoft
3 585 (65.51%) Active Directory
4 560 (62.71%) Windows Server
5 530 (59.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 435 (48.71%) Azure
7 428 (47.93%) Microsoft 365
8 378 (42.33%) Windows Server 2019
9 357 (39.98%) VMware
10 325 (36.39%) Windows 10
11 312 (34.94%) ITIL
12 282 (31.58%) DNS
13 272 (30.46%) PowerShell
14 261 (29.23%) VMware Infrastructure
15 233 (26.09%) Social Skills
16 224 (25.08%) SQL
17 219 (24.52%) Firewall
18 217 (24.30%) DHCP
19 198 (22.17%) AWS
20 193 (21.61%) Linux
21 179 (20.04%) Windows Server 2008
22 176 (19.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 175 (19.60%) SCCM
23 175 (19.60%) Cisco
24 173 (19.37%) SQL Server
25 160 (17.92%) Microsoft Office
26 159 (17.81%) MS Exchange
27 157 (17.58%) Problem-Solving
28 149 (16.69%) WAN
29 143 (16.01%) SLA

Windows Server 2016
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 159 (17.81%) MS Exchange
2 137 (15.34%) SharePoint
3 77 (8.62%) IIS
4 36 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 31 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 18 (2.02%) Skype for Business
8 16 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (1.01%) Confluence
10 8 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (0.78%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.56%) Apache
12 5 (0.56%) MS Project Server
12 5 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.22%) CMS
14 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.11%) K2 blackpearl
15 1 (0.11%) nginx
Applications
1 160 (17.92%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (3.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (2.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.56%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.34%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.68%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.45%) Sage 200
4 3 (0.34%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.11%) Carpe Diem
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.11%) Fidessa
5 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.11%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 435 (48.71%) Azure
2 428 (47.93%) Microsoft 365
3 198 (22.17%) AWS
4 122 (13.66%) Azure Active Directory
5 60 (6.72%) SaaS
6 46 (5.15%) IaaS
7 45 (5.04%) OneDrive
8 39 (4.37%) GCP
9 36 (4.03%) PaaS
10 33 (3.70%) Mimecast
11 26 (2.91%) Azure Sentinel
12 25 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
13 24 (2.69%) Azure Monitor
14 23 (2.58%) Power Platform
15 21 (2.35%) Amazon S3
16 20 (2.24%) Dynamics 365
16 20 (2.24%) Route 53
16 20 (2.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 13 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
18 12 (1.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 282 (31.58%) DNS
2 219 (24.52%) Firewall
3 217 (24.30%) DHCP
4 149 (16.69%) WAN
5 139 (15.57%) LAN
6 115 (12.88%) TCP/IP
7 104 (11.65%) VPN
8 97 (10.86%) SAN
9 77 (8.62%) VLAN
10 69 (7.73%) Wireless
11 62 (6.94%) Wi-Fi
12 43 (4.82%) Remote Desktop
13 36 (4.03%) VoIP
14 31 (3.47%) Network Security
15 29 (3.25%) Skype
16 28 (3.14%) Internet
17 23 (2.58%) Fibre Channel
18 22 (2.46%) NAS
19 20 (2.24%) NetScaler
20 18 (2.02%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (19.37%) SQL Server
2 46 (5.15%) Amazon RDS
3 30 (3.36%) DB2
4 18 (2.02%) MySQL
5 15 (1.68%) Oracle Database
6 14 (1.57%) Oracle Database 12c
7 9 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (1.01%) Power BI
8 8 (0.90%) NoSQL
9 7 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
10 6 (0.67%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.56%) Metadata
12 3 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.11%) MongoDB
14 1 (0.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (1.90%) JIRA
2 14 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 13 (1.46%) Subversion
4 10 (1.12%) Git (software)
5 8 (0.90%) InstallShield
6 5 (0.56%) AdminStudio
6 5 (0.56%) Fiddler
6 5 (0.56%) MSI
6 5 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.56%) Toad
7 4 (0.45%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.34%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
General
1 233 (26.09%) Social Skills
2 113 (12.65%) Finance
3 58 (6.49%) Law
4 47 (5.26%) Banking
5 42 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (4.14%) Organisational Skills
7 33 (3.70%) Telecoms
8 31 (3.47%) Retail
9 29 (3.25%) Public Sector
10 27 (3.02%) French Language
10 27 (3.02%) Marketing
11 18 (2.02%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 16 (1.79%) Legal
13 15 (1.68%) Danish Language
13 15 (1.68%) Swedish Language
14 14 (1.57%) Advertising
14 14 (1.57%) Italian Language
15 13 (1.46%) Games
16 12 (1.34%) Back Office
17 11 (1.23%) Fire and Rescue
Job Titles
1 172 (19.26%) Analyst
2 158 (17.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 126 (14.11%) Support Engineer
4 125 (14.00%) IT Support
5 80 (8.96%) 2nd Line Support
6 75 (8.40%) IT Engineer
6 75 (8.40%) Support Analyst
7 54 (6.05%) Cloud Engineer
8 52 (5.82%) Administrator
9 49 (5.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 49 (5.49%) IT Analyst
10 44 (4.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 43 (4.82%) IT Support Analyst
12 39 (4.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 38 (4.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 38 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
14 37 (4.14%) Azure Engineer
14 37 (4.14%) Desktop Support
14 37 (4.14%) IT Support Engineer
15 36 (4.03%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (6.61%) .NET
2 26 (2.91%) ASP.NET
3 23 (2.58%) LDAP
3 23 (2.58%) Web Services
4 20 (2.24%) HTML
5 15 (1.68%) CSS
5 15 (1.68%) Regular Expression
6 14 (1.57%) XMPP
7 11 (1.23%) Software Packaging
8 7 (0.78%) SAML
9 5 (0.56%) COM
9 5 (0.56%) ODBC
10 3 (0.34%) Elastic Stack
11 2 (0.22%) ARM Templates
11 2 (0.22%) YAML
12 1 (0.11%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.11%) FIX Protocol
12 1 (0.11%) MSMQ
12 1 (0.11%) RESTful
12 1 (0.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 93 (10.41%) Data Centre
2 56 (6.27%) Clustering
3 54 (6.05%) Self-Motivation
4 38 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 34 (3.81%) Public Cloud
6 31 (3.47%) Replication
7 24 (2.69%) User Experience
8 22 (2.46%) Driving Licence
9 21 (2.35%) HACMP
10 18 (2.02%) PKI
11 16 (1.79%) Blackberry
11 16 (1.79%) Hedge funds
11 16 (1.79%) SCADA
12 15 (1.68%) Video Editing
13 12 (1.34%) IoT
13 12 (1.34%) NHS
14 11 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
14 11 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
15 10 (1.12%) Cyber Defence
16 9 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 875 (97.98%) Windows
2 560 (62.71%) Windows Server
3 530 (59.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 378 (42.33%) Windows Server 2019
5 325 (36.39%) Windows 10
6 193 (21.61%) Linux
7 179 (20.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 103 (11.53%) Windows 7
9 52 (5.82%) Ubuntu
10 48 (5.38%) CentOS
11 45 (5.04%) Windows Server 2003
12 39 (4.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 21 (2.35%) AIX
13 21 (2.35%) Windows 8
14 20 (2.24%) Mac OS X
15 19 (2.13%) SUSE
16 18 (2.02%) Apple iOS
16 18 (2.02%) Windows XP
17 16 (1.79%) Mac OS
18 12 (1.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (34.94%) ITIL
2 176 (19.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 157 (17.58%) Problem-Solving
4 121 (13.55%) Change Management
5 117 (13.10%) Incident Management
6 101 (11.31%) Service Delivery
7 98 (10.97%) Disaster Recovery
8 71 (7.95%) Computer Science
9 64 (7.17%) Problem Management
10 59 (6.61%) Mentoring
11 53 (5.94%) DevOps
11 53 (5.94%) Project Management
12 48 (5.38%) Cybersecurity
13 46 (5.15%) Business Continuity
14 40 (4.48%) Capacity Planning
15 39 (4.37%) Asset Management
16 38 (4.26%) ITSM
17 36 (4.03%) Agile
17 36 (4.03%) Infrastructure Management
17 36 (4.03%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 272 (30.46%) PowerShell
2 224 (25.08%) SQL
3 53 (5.94%) C#
4 42 (4.70%) T-SQL
5 40 (4.48%) Bash
6 28 (3.14%) Perl
6 28 (3.14%) Python
7 27 (3.02%) VB
8 25 (2.80%) Shell Script
8 25 (2.80%) VBScript
9 16 (1.79%) C
9 16 (1.79%) VB.NET
10 15 (1.68%) Java
10 15 (1.68%) JavaScript
11 14 (1.57%) PL/SQL
12 7 (0.78%) C++
13 2 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 124 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 113 (12.65%) Degree
3 81 (9.07%) Security Cleared
4 58 (6.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 58 (6.49%) MCSE
5 56 (6.27%) SC Cleared
6 54 (6.05%) MCSA
7 47 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
8 41 (4.59%) MCITP
9 40 (4.48%) CCNA
10 39 (4.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 39 (4.37%) MCP
11 28 (3.14%) HNC
12 25 (2.80%) MCDST
13 20 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
13 20 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 19 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
15 18 (2.02%) DV Cleared
16 16 (1.79%) CCNP
17 15 (1.68%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (16.01%) SLA
2 19 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.57%) GDPR
4 6 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 6 (0.67%) QA
5 5 (0.56%) NIST
5 5 (0.56%) SOC 1
5 5 (0.56%) SOC 2
6 3 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.11%) ITGC
8 1 (0.11%) NCSC
8 1 (0.11%) PMO
8 1 (0.11%) RMADS
8 1 (0.11%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 585 (65.51%) Active Directory
2 261 (29.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 133 (14.89%) Hyper-V
4 86 (9.63%) vSphere
5 72 (8.06%) VMware ESXi
6 38 (4.26%) XenApp
7 33 (3.70%) Docker
8 30 (3.36%) XenDesktop
9 22 (2.46%) Terminal Services
9 22 (2.46%) Virtual Desktop
10 21 (2.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 21 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
11 15 (1.68%) Virtual Servers
12 14 (1.57%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 11 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
14 8 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
15 7 (0.78%) Firmware
16 5 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 5 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
16 5 (0.56%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 175 (19.60%) SCCM
2 94 (10.53%) Microsoft Intune
3 78 (8.73%) SCOM
4 46 (5.15%) WSUS
5 42 (4.70%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 36 (4.03%) Terraform
7 34 (3.81%) Ansible
8 33 (3.70%) Single Sign-On
9 29 (3.25%) Cisco CUCM
10 24 (2.69%) SCSM
11 23 (2.58%) Microsoft Clustering
12 21 (2.35%) IBM BigFix
12 21 (2.35%) Netcool
12 21 (2.35%) Netcool/OMNIbus
12 21 (2.35%) Tivoli
12 21 (2.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 17 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
14 16 (1.79%) HP SIM
14 16 (1.79%) Kubernetes
14 16 (1.79%) OpenView
Vendors
1 687 (76.93%) Microsoft
2 357 (39.98%) VMware
3 175 (19.60%) Cisco
4 125 (14.00%) Citrix
5 97 (10.86%) HP
6 58 (6.49%) Veeam
7 54 (6.05%) Dell
8 49 (5.49%) IBM
9 46 (5.15%) Google
9 46 (5.15%) Oracle
10 45 (5.04%) Red Hat
11 42 (4.70%) Meraki
12 36 (4.03%) Apple
13 32 (3.58%) Palo Alto
14 29 (3.25%) SAP
15 25 (2.80%) Bloomberg
15 25 (2.80%) Reuters
16 22 (2.46%) McAfee
17 20 (2.24%) ServiceNow
18 19 (2.13%) Ivanti