Windows Server 2016 Jobs

Microsoft Windows Server 2016
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Windows Server 2016 skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Windows Server 2016 over the 6 months leading up to 21 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 424 373 589
Rank change year-on-year -51 +216 -163
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2016 538 684 939
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.82% 0.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.30% 4.90% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 447 592 809
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £28,800 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median % change year-on-year - -2.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £52,500 £53,769 £53,750
90th Percentile £59,000 £67,500 £68,350
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% -

All Operating Systems
UK

Windows Server 2016 falls under the Operating Systems category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring operating system skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 12,498 13,960 31,297
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 13.05% 16.83% 17.63%
Number of salaries quoted 9,193 9,882 16,493
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,500
25th Percentile £32,000 £35,000 £35,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £62,500 £71,250 £71,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,263 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.64% - -

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 21 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2016 in the UK

Windows Server 2016
Top 16 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 21 July 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
England -25 516 £40,000 - 50
UK excluding London -31 445 £40,000 +17.65% 44
Work from Home +43 168 £42,500 - 19
South East -29 125 £48,925 +55.32% 12
South West +40 90 £38,750 -7.19% 4
North of England +9 89 £37,500 -6.25% 11
London -49 87 £45,000 -14.29% 9
Midlands -23 80 £35,000 -3.45% 11
Yorkshire +53 52 £44,500 +38.20% 3
West Midlands -13 48 £31,000 -8.15% 7
East of England -13 46 £33,000 -5.71% 6
East Midlands -24 32 £40,000 +6.67% 4
North West -24 22 £32,000 -28.89% 6
North East -6 15 £33,000 -45.00% 2
Scotland -40 14 £29,000 -1.69% 2
Wales +6 2 £46,250 +68.18%

Windows Server 2016
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities 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
1 151 (28.07%) Microsoft Exchange
2 74 (13.75%) SharePoint
3 26 (4.83%) IIS
4 17 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (1.49%) Confluence
8 6 (1.12%) WordPress
9 5 (0.93%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.74%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.19%) Site Server
Applications
1 87 (16.17%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 307 (57.06%) Microsoft 365
2 270 (50.19%) Azure
3 91 (16.91%) Entra ID
4 48 (8.92%) AWS
5 36 (6.69%) Mimecast
6 35 (6.51%) OneDrive
7 22 (4.09%) Google Workspace
8 17 (3.16%) Azure Monitor
8 17 (3.16%) Azure Storage
9 16 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (2.23%) Nutanix
11 10 (1.86%) Azure DevOps
11 10 (1.86%) Azure Sentinel
11 10 (1.86%) IaaS
11 10 (1.86%) SaaS
12 8 (1.49%) Power Platform
12 8 (1.49%) Rubrik
13 6 (1.12%) PaaS
13 6 (1.12%) PowerApps
14 5 (0.93%) ChatGPT
Communications & Networking
1 204 (37.92%) Firewall
2 197 (36.62%) DNS
3 166 (30.86%) DHCP
4 81 (15.06%) TCP/IP
4 81 (15.06%) WAN
5 71 (13.20%) LAN
6 60 (11.15%) VPN
7 57 (10.59%) Wireless
8 46 (8.55%) SAN
8 46 (8.55%) Wi-Fi
9 37 (6.88%) VLAN
10 26 (4.83%) VoIP
11 18 (3.35%) SD-WAN
12 17 (3.16%) Remote Desktop
13 14 (2.60%) NAS
14 13 (2.42%) Network Security
15 11 (2.04%) WLAN
16 9 (1.67%) Internet
17 8 (1.49%) BGP
17 8 (1.49%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (10.22%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.20%) Amazon RDS
3 26 (4.83%) MongoDB
4 15 (2.79%) MySQL
5 8 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.12%) DB2
7 5 (0.93%) InfluxDB
7 5 (0.93%) MariaDB
8 3 (0.56%) Power BI
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.19%) NonStop SQL
10 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (2.04%) JIRA
2 6 (1.12%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.93%) Eclipse
3 5 (0.93%) Git
4 1 (0.19%) Hudson
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 194 (36.06%) Social Skills
2 98 (18.22%) Finance
3 21 (3.90%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 18 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (3.35%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.97%) Retail
6 15 (2.79%) Public Sector
7 14 (2.60%) Automotive
7 14 (2.60%) Documentation Skills
8 13 (2.42%) Manufacturing
9 11 (2.04%) Law
10 8 (1.49%) Back Office
10 8 (1.49%) Legal
11 7 (1.30%) Organisational Skills
12 6 (1.12%) Aviation
13 5 (0.93%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.93%) Military
14 4 (0.74%) Banking
14 4 (0.74%) Electronics
14 4 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 134 (24.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 113 (21.00%) IT Engineer
3 91 (16.91%) IT Support
4 75 (13.94%) Senior
5 69 (12.83%) Support Engineer
6 56 (10.41%) Analyst
7 55 (10.22%) Administrator
8 50 (9.29%) IT Support Engineer
9 45 (8.36%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 41 (7.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 34 (6.32%) Lead
12 30 (5.58%) 3rd Line Support
12 30 (5.58%) IT Technician
13 29 (5.39%) Systems Engineer
14 28 (5.20%) Team Leader
15 27 (5.02%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 26 (4.83%) DBA
16 26 (4.83%) DV Cleared DBA
17 25 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 24 (4.46%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.16%) ARM Templates
2 7 (1.30%) LDAP
3 6 (1.12%) LAMP
4 3 (0.56%) SAML
4 3 (0.56%) Web Services
5 2 (0.37%) ServiceStack
5 2 (0.37%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.37%) WSH
6 1 (0.19%) JSON
6 1 (0.19%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.67%) Self-Motivation
2 37 (6.88%) Driving Licence
3 36 (6.69%) Data Centre
4 33 (6.13%) PKI
5 27 (5.02%) Management Information System
6 23 (4.28%) Replication
7 17 (3.16%) Clustering
8 12 (2.23%) CCTV
9 11 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
10 9 (1.67%) Onboarding
11 8 (1.49%) Fat Client
11 8 (1.49%) Thin Client
12 6 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.12%) Handset
12 6 (1.12%) Xbox
13 5 (0.93%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.93%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.93%) Smartphone
14 4 (0.74%) VAX
14 4 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 528 (98.14%) Windows
2 390 (72.49%) Windows Server
3 352 (65.43%) Windows Server 2019
4 253 (47.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 205 (38.10%) Windows 10
6 163 (30.30%) Linux
7 66 (12.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 51 (9.48%) CentOS
9 46 (8.55%) Windows 7
10 30 (5.58%) Ubuntu
11 24 (4.46%) Windows 8
12 22 (4.09%) Apple iOS
13 20 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 17 (3.16%) Mac OS
15 14 (2.60%) Windows NT
16 9 (1.67%) Android
16 9 (1.67%) Windows XP
17 8 (1.49%) Mac OS X
17 8 (1.49%) Unix
18 7 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (30.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 151 (28.07%) ITIL
3 110 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
4 102 (18.96%) Customer Service
5 56 (10.41%) Change Management
5 56 (10.41%) Mentoring
6 51 (9.48%) Time Management
7 50 (9.29%) Project Management
8 49 (9.11%) Cybersecurity
9 47 (8.74%) Service Management
10 39 (7.25%) DevOps
10 39 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 39 (7.25%) Performance Monitoring
11 36 (6.69%) Agile
12 35 (6.51%) Storage Management
13 34 (6.32%) Incident Management
14 33 (6.13%) User Experience
15 30 (5.58%) Capacity Management
16 29 (5.39%) Migration
16 29 (5.39%) Roadmaps
Programming Languages
1 194 (36.06%) PowerShell
2 75 (13.94%) SQL
3 39 (7.25%) Bash
4 28 (5.20%) VBScript
5 21 (3.90%) VB
6 18 (3.35%) C#
7 16 (2.97%) Bicep
8 12 (2.23%) Python
9 7 (1.30%) Java
10 5 (0.93%) Perl
11 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 118 (21.93%) Security Cleared
2 100 (18.59%) Degree
3 83 (15.43%) DV Cleared
4 62 (11.52%) SC Cleared
5 43 (7.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 36 (6.69%) DBS Check
7 33 (6.13%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (4.09%) CCNA
9 21 (3.90%) MCSA
9 21 (3.90%) MCSE
10 19 (3.53%) HNC
11 17 (3.16%) CCNP
12 16 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
12 16 (2.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 14 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 13 (2.42%) A+ Certification
14 13 (2.42%) Network+ Certification
15 11 (2.04%) Azure Certification
16 5 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (0.93%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (8.74%) SLA
2 15 (2.79%) QA
3 9 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.49%) GDPR
5 5 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.74%) NIST
7 3 (0.56%) NCSC
7 3 (0.56%) PMO
8 2 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.19%) SOC 2
System Software
1 338 (62.83%) Active Directory
2 209 (38.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 147 (27.32%) Hyper-V
4 62 (11.52%) vSphere
5 43 (7.99%) VMware ESXi
6 41 (7.62%) Virtual Machines
7 24 (4.46%) Virtual Desktop
8 12 (2.23%) Firmware
8 12 (2.23%) Terminal Services
9 7 (1.30%) XenDesktop
10 6 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (1.12%) VMware NSX
11 5 (0.93%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 5 (0.93%) Docker
12 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.74%) XenApp
13 3 (0.56%) KVM
14 2 (0.37%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.37%) NFS
15 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 110 (20.45%) SCCM
2 100 (18.59%) Microsoft Intune
3 60 (11.15%) WSUS
4 46 (8.55%) vCenter Server
5 38 (7.06%) SCOM
6 33 (6.13%) Kubernetes
7 29 (5.39%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 18 (3.35%) Jamf Pro
9 13 (2.42%) EMC NetWorker
10 12 (2.23%) Ansible
10 12 (2.23%) Failover Clustering
11 11 (2.04%) Terraform
12 10 (1.86%) Sysprep
13 9 (1.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 8 (1.49%) Nessus
15 7 (1.30%) Nagios
16 6 (1.12%) Autotask
16 6 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
16 6 (1.12%) Microsoft Clustering
17 5 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 388 (72.12%) Microsoft
2 273 (50.74%) VMware
3 95 (17.66%) Cisco
4 69 (12.83%) Citrix
5 60 (11.15%) Red Hat
6 53 (9.85%) Veeam
7 48 (8.92%) Apple
8 45 (8.36%) Dell
9 44 (8.18%) HP
10 40 (7.43%) Oracle
10 40 (7.43%) Sophos
11 29 (5.39%) Google
11 29 (5.39%) Meraki
12 23 (4.28%) SolarWinds
13 20 (3.72%) EMC
14 18 (3.35%) Fortinet
15 17 (3.16%) Aruba
15 17 (3.16%) Palo Alto
16 16 (2.97%) Juniper
16 16 (2.97%) McAfee