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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Windows Server 2019 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2019 over the 6 months to 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2019
UK
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 649 476 530
Rank change year-on-year -173 +54 +457
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2019 778 639 339
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.59% 0.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.37% 3.23% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 590 535 297
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,950
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% -5.88%
75th Percentile £51,500 £53,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Windows Server 2019 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 32,889 19,810 16,762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.10% 18.38% 21.22%
Number of salaries quoted 16,659 14,598 13,783
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,000
25th Percentile £35,750 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +4.76%

Windows Server 2019
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Windows Server 2019 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2019 in the UK

Windows Server 2019
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2019.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2019 in the UK

Windows Server 2019
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2019 over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2019 in the UK

Windows Server 2019
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 2019 within the UK over the 6 months to 4 July 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 -157 708 £41,500 -2.35% 140
UK excluding London -86 580 £40,000 - 131
Work from Home -218 228 £44,500 +7.23% 44
South East -18 193 £40,000 -5.88% 35
London -199 164 £50,000 - 18
Midlands -33 138 £42,500 +13.33% 25
South West -9 89 £36,000 +2.86% 14
North of England -131 83 £39,217 -1.96% 34
East Midlands -11 76 £43,500 +24.29% 12
West Midlands -44 62 £40,625 +1.56% 13
North West -88 46 £41,250 +12.24% 20
East of England -81 45 £40,000 -27.27% 14
Yorkshire -76 30 £36,000 -10.00% 10
Scotland -51 26 £26,750 -37.06% 3
North East -30 7 £37,500 -15.25% 4
Channel Islands - 6 £50,000 -
Wales -43 4 £30,500 -6.15% 4
Northern Ireland - 3 £37,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2019 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 2019.

1 764 (98.20%) Windows
2 614 (78.92%) Active Directory
3 568 (73.01%) Microsoft
4 511 (65.68%) Windows Server
5 450 (57.84%) Windows Server 2016
6 419 (53.86%) Microsoft 365
7 415 (53.34%) Azure
8 381 (48.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 376 (48.33%) VMware
10 307 (39.46%) DNS
11 271 (34.83%) Windows 10
12 268 (34.45%) DHCP
13 263 (33.80%) VMware Infrastructure
14 252 (32.39%) PowerShell
15 225 (28.92%) SQL
16 209 (26.86%) Firewall
17 199 (25.58%) ITIL
18 195 (25.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 193 (24.81%) Social Skills
20 182 (23.39%) Cisco
21 177 (22.75%) Azure Active Directory
22 168 (21.59%) SQL Server
23 167 (21.47%) MS Exchange
24 163 (20.95%) Hyper-V
25 157 (20.18%) Linux
26 147 (18.89%) SharePoint
26 147 (18.89%) Problem-Solving
27 145 (18.64%) WAN
27 145 (18.64%) Security Cleared
28 142 (18.25%) LAN

Windows Server 2019
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
1 167 (21.47%) MS Exchange
2 147 (18.89%) SharePoint
3 64 (8.23%) IIS
4 23 (2.96%) Skype for Business
5 14 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 13 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
6 13 (1.67%) WebLogic
6 13 (1.67%) WebLogic Portal
7 10 (1.29%) Confluence
8 9 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.13%) SAS
10 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 103 (13.24%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.93%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (0.90%) MetaTrader
3 6 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) Fidessa
4 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.13%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 419 (53.86%) Microsoft 365
2 415 (53.34%) Azure
3 177 (22.75%) Azure Active Directory
4 98 (12.60%) AWS
5 55 (7.07%) IaaS
6 53 (6.81%) OneDrive
7 42 (5.40%) Power Platform
8 41 (5.27%) SaaS
9 32 (4.11%) Mimecast
10 21 (2.70%) PaaS
11 17 (2.19%) Dynamics 365
12 13 (1.67%) Azure Monitor
12 13 (1.67%) Rubrik
13 12 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
14 11 (1.41%) Serverless
15 10 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
15 10 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
15 10 (1.29%) Azure Sentinel
16 9 (1.16%) Amazon S3
16 9 (1.16%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 307 (39.46%) DNS
2 268 (34.45%) DHCP
3 209 (26.86%) Firewall
4 145 (18.64%) WAN
5 142 (18.25%) LAN
6 132 (16.97%) SAN
7 106 (13.62%) TCP/IP
8 81 (10.41%) VPN
9 67 (8.61%) VLAN
10 46 (5.91%) Wi-Fi
11 37 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
11 37 (4.76%) Wireless
12 36 (4.63%) VoIP
13 30 (3.86%) Internet
13 30 (3.86%) Network Security
14 26 (3.34%) SNMP
15 23 (2.96%) iSCSI
15 23 (2.96%) NAS
15 23 (2.96%) Skype
16 21 (2.70%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (21.59%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.11%) Power BI
3 26 (3.34%) MongoDB
4 24 (3.08%) MySQL
5 22 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
7 15 (1.93%) InfluxDB
7 15 (1.93%) MariaDB
7 15 (1.93%) Oracle Database
7 15 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.64%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.39%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 16 (2.06%) Git (software)
1 16 (2.06%) Jenkins
2 10 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (0.51%) AdminStudio
4 4 (0.51%) Fiddler
4 4 (0.51%) InstallShield
4 4 (0.51%) MSI
5 3 (0.39%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.26%) JIRA
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.13%) TeamCity
General
1 193 (24.81%) Social Skills
2 55 (7.07%) Organisational Skills
3 47 (6.04%) Law
4 42 (5.40%) Telecoms
5 40 (5.14%) Finance
6 38 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (3.21%) Public Sector
8 22 (2.83%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 20 (2.57%) Manufacturing
10 19 (2.44%) Retail
11 15 (1.93%) Danish Language
11 15 (1.93%) Swedish Language
12 13 (1.67%) Documentation Skills
12 13 (1.67%) Fire and Rescue
12 13 (1.67%) Legal
12 13 (1.67%) Marketing
13 11 (1.41%) Banking
14 9 (1.16%) Back Office
15 6 (0.77%) Games
15 6 (0.77%) Military
Job Titles
1 159 (20.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 150 (19.28%) Support Engineer
3 133 (17.10%) IT Support
4 124 (15.94%) IT Engineer
5 110 (14.14%) Analyst
6 94 (12.08%) Administrator
7 79 (10.15%) 2nd Line Support
8 69 (8.87%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 68 (8.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 67 (8.61%) Systems Administrator
11 65 (8.35%) IT Support Engineer
12 56 (7.20%) Support Analyst
13 54 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support
14 53 (6.81%) Systems Engineer
15 50 (6.43%) Azure Engineer
16 45 (5.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 45 (5.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 41 (5.27%) IT Analyst
18 38 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
18 38 (4.88%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.08%) HTML
2 23 (2.96%) COM
3 20 (2.57%) LDAP
4 16 (2.06%) Web Services
5 15 (1.93%) CSS
5 15 (1.93%) Regular Expression
6 11 (1.41%) JSON
7 8 (1.03%) FIX Protocol
8 7 (0.90%) .NET
8 7 (0.90%) ARM Templates
9 4 (0.51%) EDI
9 4 (0.51%) Software Packaging
10 3 (0.39%) Middleware
10 3 (0.39%) Node.js
10 3 (0.39%) React
10 3 (0.39%) SAML
11 2 (0.26%) DCOM
11 2 (0.26%) Elastic Stack
11 2 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (0.26%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 88 (11.31%) Data Centre
2 69 (8.87%) Self-Motivation
3 46 (5.91%) Clustering
4 31 (3.98%) User Experience
5 29 (3.73%) Public Cloud
6 27 (3.47%) Replication
7 21 (2.70%) NHS
7 21 (2.70%) PKI
8 19 (2.44%) Driving Licence
9 18 (2.31%) Management Information System
10 16 (2.06%) IoT
11 15 (1.93%) Video Editing
12 14 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
13 11 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
14 9 (1.16%) Hedge funds
15 8 (1.03%) Private Cloud
16 7 (0.90%) BYOD
16 7 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
17 6 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
18 4 (0.51%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 764 (98.20%) Windows
2 511 (65.68%) Windows Server
3 450 (57.84%) Windows Server 2016
4 381 (48.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 271 (34.83%) Windows 10
6 157 (20.18%) Linux
7 107 (13.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 50 (6.43%) Windows 7
9 49 (6.30%) CentOS
10 38 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 35 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 24 (3.08%) Ubuntu
13 19 (2.44%) Solaris
14 16 (2.06%) Windows 8
15 14 (1.80%) Unix
16 13 (1.67%) Windows XP
17 12 (1.54%) Mac OS X
17 12 (1.54%) VMS
18 10 (1.29%) Android
18 10 (1.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (25.58%) ITIL
2 195 (25.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 147 (18.89%) Problem-Solving
4 92 (11.83%) Incident Management
5 76 (9.77%) Change Management
6 68 (8.74%) Service Delivery
7 64 (8.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 51 (6.56%) Mentoring
9 50 (6.43%) Business Continuity
10 47 (6.04%) Project Delivery
11 45 (5.78%) Agile
11 45 (5.78%) DevOps
12 44 (5.66%) Change Control
13 41 (5.27%) Time Management
14 40 (5.14%) Project Management
15 38 (4.88%) Load Balancing
16 36 (4.63%) Capacity Management
17 35 (4.50%) Information Security
18 33 (4.24%) Server Management
18 33 (4.24%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 252 (32.39%) PowerShell
2 225 (28.92%) SQL
3 60 (7.71%) Bash
4 27 (3.47%) Python
5 18 (2.31%) JavaScript
6 17 (2.19%) VB
7 16 (2.06%) C#
8 15 (1.93%) Java
9 12 (1.54%) Perl
10 9 (1.16%) C
11 7 (0.90%) C++
11 7 (0.90%) VB.NET
12 6 (0.77%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.64%) Google Apps Script
14 4 (0.51%) PHP
14 4 (0.51%) VBScript
15 1 (0.13%) R
Qualifications
1 145 (18.64%) Security Cleared
2 81 (10.41%) Degree
3 79 (10.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 75 (9.64%) SC Cleared
5 52 (6.68%) Cisco Certification
6 49 (6.30%) MCSE
7 48 (6.17%) CCNA
8 34 (4.37%) MCSA
9 31 (3.98%) DV Cleared
9 31 (3.98%) MCP
10 28 (3.60%) HNC
10 28 (3.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 24 (3.08%) CCNP
12 16 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
13 14 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
15 9 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 8 (1.03%) AWS Certification
17 7 (0.90%) CCIE
17 7 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (12.34%) SLA
2 34 (4.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.19%) Cyber Essentials
4 16 (2.06%) GDPR
5 9 (1.16%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.90%) NIST
7 5 (0.64%) QA
7 5 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.51%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.39%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 614 (78.92%) Active Directory
2 263 (33.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 163 (20.95%) Hyper-V
4 71 (9.13%) VMware ESXi
5 64 (8.23%) vSphere
6 40 (5.14%) Virtual Machines
7 31 (3.98%) Virtual Servers
8 27 (3.47%) XenApp
9 23 (2.96%) Virtual Desktop
10 15 (1.93%) VMware Workstation
11 11 (1.41%) XenDesktop
12 7 (0.90%) BitLocker
12 7 (0.90%) KVM
12 7 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.77%) Firmware
14 4 (0.51%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.51%) VirtualBox
15 2 (0.26%) DFS Replication
15 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 140 (17.99%) SCCM
2 106 (13.62%) Microsoft Intune
3 53 (6.81%) Terraform
4 46 (5.91%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 40 (5.14%) WSUS
6 34 (4.37%) Single Sign-On
7 32 (4.11%) vCenter Server
8 31 (3.98%) Ansible
9 29 (3.73%) Microsoft Clustering
10 25 (3.21%) Failover Clustering
11 21 (2.70%) SCOM
12 18 (2.31%) McAfee ePO
13 17 (2.19%) Kubernetes
13 17 (2.19%) NetBackup
14 14 (1.80%) Puppet
15 12 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
16 11 (1.41%) SolarWinds Orion
17 9 (1.16%) CASB
17 9 (1.16%) FortiGate
18 6 (0.77%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 568 (73.01%) Microsoft
2 376 (48.33%) VMware
3 182 (23.39%) Cisco
4 100 (12.85%) Veeam
5 84 (10.80%) Citrix
6 65 (8.35%) HP
7 61 (7.84%) Oracle
8 58 (7.46%) Meraki
9 46 (5.91%) Red Hat
10 44 (5.66%) NetApp
11 41 (5.27%) Dell
12 33 (4.24%) Juniper
13 30 (3.86%) SolarWinds
14 27 (3.47%) IBM
15 23 (2.96%) 3PAR
16 22 (2.83%) Fortinet
17 20 (2.57%) EMC
17 20 (2.57%) McAfee
17 20 (2.57%) Sophos
18 19 (2.44%) Forcepoint