Period
to 10 April 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 10 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2019
UK
6 months to
10 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 604 1019 -
Rank change year-on-year +415 - -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2019 423 88 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.059% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.72% 0.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 374 83 0
Median annual salary £41,375 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.65% - -
UK excluding London median annual salary £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 24,538 34,418 42,042
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.41% 23.10% 23.69%
Number of salaries quoted 19,745 27,520 34,353
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.27%

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 10 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2019 in the UK

Windows Server 2019
Top 15 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 10 April 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 +407 396 £42,500 - 63
UK excluding London +304 277 £40,000 - 52
London +204 128 £48,000 -1.54% 13
South West +106 77 £40,000 -5.88% 10
South East +127 56 £46,250 +23.33% 11
East of England +97 52 £42,500 +7.59% 11
North of England +79 42 £37,500 +47.06% 13
Midlands +91 41 £35,000 -26.32% 5
East Midlands +54 34 £35,000 -26.32% 2
North West - 23 £27,500 - 1
Yorkshire +64 18 £42,000 +64.71% 8
Work from Home +34 17 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Wales - 9 £37,500 -
West Midlands +51 7 £40,000 +86.05% 3
North East - 1 £55,000 - 4

For the 6 months to 10 April 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.

1 390 (92.20%) Windows
2 305 (72.10%) Windows Server
3 289 (68.32%) Windows Server 2016
4 278 (65.72%) Microsoft
5 274 (64.78%) Office 365
6 253 (59.81%) Active Directory
6 253 (59.81%) VMware
7 245 (57.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 192 (45.39%) Windows 10
9 189 (44.68%) Azure
10 157 (37.12%) DNS
11 152 (35.93%) DHCP
12 147 (34.75%) Firewall
13 136 (32.15%) VMware Infrastructure
13 136 (32.15%) Hyper-V
14 124 (29.31%) SQL Server
15 118 (27.90%) Citrix
16 114 (26.95%) PowerShell
17 110 (26.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 99 (23.40%) MS Exchange
19 97 (22.93%) Cisco
20 89 (21.04%) Windows Server 2008
21 88 (20.80%) Microsoft Office
22 86 (20.33%) Microsoft Certification
22 86 (20.33%) TCP/IP
23 82 (19.39%) SCCM
24 81 (19.15%) LAN
25 74 (17.49%) Windows 7
26 71 (16.78%) VPN
27 70 (16.55%) HP

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 99 (23.40%) MS Exchange
2 45 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (10.17%) SharePoint
4 29 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (4.96%) Skype for Business
6 18 (4.26%) IIS
7 6 (1.42%) SAS
8 4 (0.95%) Confluence
9 3 (0.71%) Apache
10 2 (0.47%) Drupal
10 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.24%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.24%) Site Server
11 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 88 (20.80%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.65%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.47%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Exchequer
2 2 (0.47%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 274 (64.78%) Office 365
2 189 (44.68%) Azure
3 56 (13.24%) AWS
4 28 (6.62%) Azure Active Directory
5 24 (5.67%) IaaS
6 21 (4.96%) SaaS
7 17 (4.02%) PaaS
8 14 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (2.36%) GCP
9 10 (2.36%) OneDrive
10 8 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (1.65%) Serverless
12 6 (1.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (1.42%) Amazon ELB
12 6 (1.42%) Amazon S3
12 6 (1.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.95%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 2 (0.47%) Azure Functions
14 2 (0.47%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 157 (37.12%) DNS
2 152 (35.93%) DHCP
3 147 (34.75%) Firewall
4 86 (20.33%) TCP/IP
5 81 (19.15%) LAN
6 71 (16.78%) VPN
7 68 (16.08%) WAN
8 63 (14.89%) VLAN
9 59 (13.95%) SAN
10 46 (10.87%) VoIP
11 24 (5.67%) Skype
12 23 (5.44%) Internet
12 23 (5.44%) Wireless
13 22 (5.20%) NetScaler
14 21 (4.96%) Network Security
14 21 (4.96%) Wi-Fi
15 18 (4.26%) MPLS
16 15 (3.55%) WLAN
17 14 (3.31%) Broadband
18 11 (2.60%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (29.31%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.78%) SQL Server 2017
3 14 (3.31%) SQL Server 2016
4 13 (3.07%) SQL Server 2019
5 12 (2.84%) Amazon RDS
5 12 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (2.60%) MySQL
6 11 (2.60%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (1.42%) MS Access
8 5 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (1.89%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.95%) Bazaar
2 4 (0.95%) JIRA
3 3 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (6.62%) Public Sector
2 24 (5.67%) Finance
2 24 (5.67%) Law
2 24 (5.67%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.31%) Legal
4 8 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.65%) Retail
6 4 (0.95%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.71%) Banking
7 3 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.47%) Advertising
8 2 (0.47%) Back Office
9 1 (0.24%) Local Government
9 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 95 (22.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 70 (16.55%) Support Engineer
3 61 (14.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 59 (13.95%) IT Engineer
5 52 (12.29%) IT Support
6 48 (11.35%) 3rd Line Support
7 40 (9.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 31 (7.33%) Consultant
9 29 (6.86%) IT Support Engineer
10 26 (6.15%) Analyst
10 26 (6.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 25 (5.91%) 2nd Line Support
12 22 (5.20%) Server Engineer
13 21 (4.96%) Developer
13 21 (4.96%) Systems Engineer
14 20 (4.73%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 18 (4.26%) Cloud Engineer
15 18 (4.26%) IT Manager
15 18 (4.26%) Windows Engineer
16 17 (4.02%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.38%) .NET
2 26 (6.15%) WSH
3 21 (4.96%) .NET Core
4 13 (3.07%) HTML
4 13 (3.07%) WPF
5 9 (2.13%) HTML5
5 9 (2.13%) JSON
6 8 (1.89%) .NET Framework
6 8 (1.89%) AngularJS
6 8 (1.89%) ASP.NET
6 8 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (1.89%) CSS
6 8 (1.89%) Entity Framework
6 8 (1.89%) jQuery
6 8 (1.89%) Razor View Engine
6 8 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (1.89%) Web Services
7 6 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 5 (1.18%) LDAP
9 3 (0.71%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.51%) Replication
2 33 (7.80%) Self-Motivation
3 31 (7.33%) Management Information System
4 29 (6.86%) Data Centre
5 13 (3.07%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.60%) Clustering
6 11 (2.60%) iPad
6 11 (2.60%) iPhone
6 11 (2.60%) PKI
7 10 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.89%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.18%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.95%) Social Media
11 3 (0.71%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.71%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.47%) FlexPod
12 2 (0.47%) NHS
12 2 (0.47%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 390 (92.20%) Windows
2 305 (72.10%) Windows Server
3 289 (68.32%) Windows Server 2016
4 245 (57.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 192 (45.39%) Windows 10
6 89 (21.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 74 (17.49%) Windows 7
8 52 (12.29%) Linux
9 50 (11.82%) Windows 8
10 32 (7.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (4.49%) CentOS
12 6 (1.42%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.71%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.24%) Android
14 1 (0.24%) Debian
14 1 (0.24%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (26.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 58 (13.71%) ITIL
3 54 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
4 40 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 36 (8.51%) Project Management
6 35 (8.27%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (8.27%) Server Management
7 30 (7.09%) Patch Management
8 29 (6.86%) DevOps
9 24 (5.67%) Mobile Device Management
9 24 (5.67%) Project Delivery
9 24 (5.67%) Time Management
10 21 (4.96%) Scrum
10 21 (4.96%) Service Delivery
10 21 (4.96%) TDD
11 20 (4.73%) Change Management
11 20 (4.73%) Information Security
12 19 (4.49%) Line Management
13 16 (3.78%) Load Balancing
14 13 (3.07%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 114 (26.95%) PowerShell
2 61 (14.42%) SQL
3 30 (7.09%) VBScript
4 24 (5.67%) C#
5 8 (1.89%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.42%) C
7 2 (0.47%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.47%) VB
8 1 (0.24%) PHP
8 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 86 (20.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (12.06%) MCSA
3 49 (11.58%) MCSE
4 39 (9.22%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (6.86%) CCNA
6 23 (5.44%) CCNP
7 21 (4.96%) MCP
8 16 (3.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 15 (3.55%) SC Cleared
9 15 (3.55%) Security Cleared
10 12 (2.84%) MCITP
11 11 (2.60%) Degree
12 10 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (1.89%) DBS Check
13 8 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (1.65%) CEH
14 7 (1.65%) DV Cleared
14 7 (1.65%) ISEB
14 7 (1.65%) ISTQB
15 3 (0.71%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (11.35%) SLA
2 17 (4.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (1.65%) GDPR
5 6 (1.42%) QA
6 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.24%) GxP
6 1 (0.24%) NIST
System Software
1 253 (59.81%) Active Directory
2 136 (32.15%) Hyper-V
2 136 (32.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (16.31%) vSphere
4 59 (13.95%) XenApp
5 45 (10.64%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (3.31%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (2.60%) Virtual Servers
7 11 (2.60%) VMware Workstation
8 10 (2.36%) VMware NSX
8 10 (2.36%) XenDesktop
9 9 (2.13%) BitLocker
10 5 (1.18%) Terminal Server
10 5 (1.18%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.71%) Docker
11 3 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.47%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 2 (0.47%) Firmware
12 2 (0.47%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.24%) NFS
Systems Management
1 82 (19.39%) SCCM
2 53 (12.53%) Microsoft Intune
3 28 (6.62%) vCenter Server
4 21 (4.96%) WSUS
5 18 (4.26%) SCOM
6 14 (3.31%) Backup Exec
7 11 (2.60%) FortiGate
7 11 (2.60%) McAfee ePO
8 9 (2.13%) Terraform
9 8 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
10 7 (1.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 6 (1.42%) PowerCLI
12 5 (1.18%) Failover Clustering
12 5 (1.18%) Microsoft Clustering
12 5 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 3 (0.71%) Ansible
13 3 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
14 2 (0.47%) Kubernetes
14 2 (0.47%) Packer
14 2 (0.47%) vMotion
Vendors
1 278 (65.72%) Microsoft
2 253 (59.81%) VMware
3 118 (27.90%) Citrix
4 97 (22.93%) Cisco
5 70 (16.55%) HP
6 48 (11.35%) Veeam
7 38 (8.98%) Dell
8 19 (4.49%) Meraki
9 17 (4.02%) Apple
9 17 (4.02%) CheckPoint
9 17 (4.02%) SonicWALL
10 16 (3.78%) NetApp
11 14 (3.31%) Mitel
12 13 (3.07%) Juniper
12 13 (3.07%) NETGEAR
12 13 (3.07%) Palo Alto
13 12 (2.84%) Asigra
14 11 (2.60%) Aruba
14 11 (2.60%) Google
14 11 (2.60%) Oracle