Period
to 22 September 2020

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 22 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2019
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 479 900 -
Rank change year-on-year +421 - -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2019 234 182 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.13% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.18% 0.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 214 159 0
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 -
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,250 -
% change year-on-year +7.38% - -

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 10,712 31,937 38,261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.51% 22.96% 22.98%
Number of salaries quoted 8,805 25,171 30,879
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year +9.76% +1.86% +0.63%

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 22 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2019 in the UK

Windows Server 2019
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 2019 within the UK over the 6 months to 22 September 2020. 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
England +433 218 £41,500 +3.75% 67
UK excluding London +347 159 £40,000 +7.38% 58
London +284 70 £55,000 -12.00% 11
South East +244 59 £47,500 +18.75% 16
North of England +207 40 £40,000 +42.86% 11
Yorkshire +146 25 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Work from Home +67 21 £42,500 +14.48% 10
South West +145 20 £37,500 +50.00% 7
Midlands +134 15 £38,250 +15.91% 17
East of England +113 12 £48,500 +21.25% 5
North West +129 11 £28,750 -17.86% 7
Wales +51 9 £30,000 -18.92%
East Midlands +82 8 £37,500 +25.00% 8
West Midlands +100 7 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Scotland +110 5 £48,750 - 2
North East +30 4 £42,500 +82.80% 2

For the 6 months to 22 September 2020, 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.

1 231 (98.72%) Windows
2 185 (79.06%) Microsoft
3 174 (74.36%) Active Directory
4 170 (72.65%) Windows Server 2016
5 160 (68.38%) Windows Server
6 149 (63.68%) Office 365
7 135 (57.69%) VMware
8 131 (55.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 128 (54.70%) Azure
10 101 (43.16%) Windows 10
11 96 (41.03%) VMware Infrastructure
12 86 (36.75%) DNS
13 85 (36.32%) Hyper-V
14 78 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
15 77 (32.91%) Firewall
16 74 (31.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 68 (29.06%) MS Exchange
18 65 (27.78%) SharePoint
18 65 (27.78%) DHCP
19 60 (25.64%) Cisco
20 58 (24.79%) PowerShell
20 58 (24.79%) SCCM
21 52 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
22 51 (21.79%) SQL
23 49 (20.94%) Citrix
24 48 (20.51%) WAN
25 45 (19.23%) ITIL
26 42 (17.95%) IaaS
27 41 (17.52%) TCP/IP
28 39 (16.67%) 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 68 (29.06%) MS Exchange
2 65 (27.78%) SharePoint
3 28 (11.97%) IIS
4 23 (9.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (6.41%) Skype for Business
6 12 (5.13%) Confluence
7 10 (4.27%) SharePoint Server
8 8 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (3.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.85%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 37 (15.81%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (4.70%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 149 (63.68%) Office 365
2 128 (54.70%) Azure
3 42 (17.95%) IaaS
4 35 (14.96%) AWS
5 31 (13.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 26 (11.11%) PaaS
7 25 (10.68%) OneDrive
8 15 (6.41%) SaaS
9 11 (4.70%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (2.99%) Power Platform
10 7 (2.99%) PowerApps
11 6 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (2.56%) Power Automate
12 4 (1.71%) G Suite
12 4 (1.71%) GitHub
13 3 (1.28%) Mimecast
14 2 (0.85%) Cloudflare
14 2 (0.85%) GCP
15 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
15 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 86 (36.75%) DNS
2 77 (32.91%) Firewall
3 65 (27.78%) DHCP
4 48 (20.51%) WAN
5 41 (17.52%) TCP/IP
6 39 (16.67%) LAN
7 38 (16.24%) VPN
8 31 (13.25%) Skype
9 29 (12.39%) SAN
9 29 (12.39%) VoIP
10 21 (8.97%) Remote Desktop
11 16 (6.84%) VLAN
11 16 (6.84%) Wireless
12 12 (5.13%) Internet
12 12 (5.13%) NetScaler
12 12 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (3.42%) VSAN
14 6 (2.56%) Intranet
14 6 (2.56%) PBX
14 6 (2.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.96%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.27%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2017
4 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2019
5 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.43%) Big Data
6 1 (0.43%) MS Access
6 1 (0.43%) MySQL
6 1 (0.43%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (2.56%) JIRA
2 2 (0.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (14.53%) Finance
2 8 (3.42%) Public Sector
3 7 (2.99%) Law
4 5 (2.14%) Legal
4 5 (2.14%) Local Government
5 3 (1.28%) Advertising
5 3 (1.28%) Military
5 3 (1.28%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.85%) Banking
6 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.85%) French Language
6 2 (0.85%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.43%) German Language
Job Titles
1 59 (25.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 40 (17.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 39 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 30 (12.82%) Consultant
5 29 (12.39%) IT Engineer
6 28 (11.97%) 3rd Line Support
7 25 (10.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 21 (8.97%) Microsoft Consultant
9 19 (8.12%) Azure Engineer
9 19 (8.12%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
10 18 (7.69%) Server Engineer
11 16 (6.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 14 (5.98%) Analyst
12 14 (5.98%) IT Support
13 12 (5.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 12 (5.13%) Administrator
13 12 (5.13%) Microsoft Engineer
13 12 (5.13%) Windows Engineer
14 11 (4.70%) 2nd Line Support
14 11 (4.70%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.85%) X-Windows
2 7 (2.99%) .NET
3 3 (1.28%) HTML
4 2 (0.85%) SAML
4 2 (0.85%) Web Services
5 1 (0.43%) Kafka
5 1 (0.43%) LDAP
5 1 (0.43%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.83%) Data Centre
2 22 (9.40%) Replication
3 13 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.13%) Clustering
4 12 (5.13%) Public Cloud
4 12 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.42%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.14%) PKI
7 5 (2.14%) Smartphone
7 5 (2.14%) User Experience
8 4 (1.71%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.71%) Wiki
9 3 (1.28%) Blog
10 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.43%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.43%) Life Science
11 1 (0.43%) Renewable Energy
11 1 (0.43%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 231 (98.72%) Windows
2 170 (72.65%) Windows Server 2016
3 160 (68.38%) Windows Server
4 131 (55.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 101 (43.16%) Windows 10
6 78 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (12.39%) Windows 7
8 23 (9.83%) Linux
9 17 (7.26%) Windows 8
9 17 (7.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.56%) Data ONTAP
11 4 (1.71%) Debian
11 4 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.85%) CentOS
12 2 (0.85%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.85%) Unix
12 2 (0.85%) VMS
13 1 (0.43%) Android
13 1 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (31.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 45 (19.23%) ITIL
3 26 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (9.83%) Project Management
5 21 (8.97%) Migration
6 19 (8.12%) Project Delivery
7 17 (7.26%) DevOps
8 16 (6.84%) Customer Requirements
8 16 (6.84%) Service Delivery
9 15 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (6.41%) Mentoring
10 13 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (5.56%) Presales
10 13 (5.56%) Service Management
11 12 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (5.13%) Computer Science
11 12 (5.13%) Cybersecurity
11 12 (5.13%) Information Security
11 12 (5.13%) Proactive Monitoring
12 11 (4.70%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 58 (24.79%) PowerShell
2 51 (21.79%) SQL
3 4 (1.71%) C
3 4 (1.71%) Python
4 2 (0.85%) VB
5 1 (0.43%) C#
5 1 (0.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 35 (14.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (9.83%) Security Cleared
3 20 (8.55%) MCSA
4 18 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 16 (6.84%) Degree
5 16 (6.84%) MCSE
6 8 (3.42%) CCNA
6 8 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (3.42%) MCP
7 6 (2.56%) MCITP
8 5 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.28%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.85%) CCNP
10 2 (0.85%) HNC
10 2 (0.85%) HND
10 2 (0.85%) JNCIA
10 2 (0.85%) JNCIS
10 2 (0.85%) VCP6
11 1 (0.43%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.84%) SLA
2 6 (2.56%) NCSC
3 4 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.85%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.85%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.43%) PMO
System Software
1 174 (74.36%) Active Directory
2 96 (41.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (36.32%) Hyper-V
4 34 (14.53%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
6 17 (7.26%) vSphere
7 16 (6.84%) XenApp
8 12 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (5.13%) VMware Workstation
9 9 (3.85%) Terminal Server
10 8 (3.42%) XenDesktop
11 7 (2.99%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (2.56%) VMware NSX
13 5 (2.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (1.71%) Terminal Services
15 3 (1.28%) DFS Replication
16 2 (0.85%) Firmware
16 2 (0.85%) VirtualBox
16 2 (0.85%) VMware Server
17 1 (0.43%) NFS
Systems Management
1 58 (24.79%) SCCM
2 52 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 20 (8.55%) SCOM
4 15 (6.41%) WSUS
5 14 (5.98%) Microsoft Clustering
6 9 (3.85%) SCVMM
7 7 (2.99%) SCSM
8 6 (2.56%) Backup Exec
9 5 (2.14%) CASB
9 5 (2.14%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (1.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (1.28%) Nagios
10 3 (1.28%) vCenter Server
11 2 (0.85%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.43%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.43%) Nessus
12 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 185 (79.06%) Microsoft
2 135 (57.69%) VMware
3 60 (25.64%) Cisco
4 49 (20.94%) Citrix
5 37 (15.81%) HP
6 28 (11.97%) Veeam
7 16 (6.84%) Dell
8 13 (5.56%) Sophos
9 12 (5.13%) SolarWinds
10 9 (3.85%) Asigra
11 8 (3.42%) CheckPoint
11 8 (3.42%) Mitel
12 7 (2.99%) Aruba
12 7 (2.99%) SonicWALL
13 6 (2.56%) Juniper
13 6 (2.56%) Meraki
13 6 (2.56%) NetApp
14 4 (1.71%) Canon
14 4 (1.71%) Netskope
14 4 (1.71%) Red Hat