Period
to 4 July 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 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2019
UK
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 526 969 -
Rank change year-on-year +443 - -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2019 339 143 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.097% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.02% 0.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 307 123 0
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 -
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 -
% change year-on-year +1.27% - -

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 16,747 33,676 41,258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.22% 22.94% 23.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13,588 26,770 33,341
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +2.17% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 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 4 July 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 +430 324 £41,250 +3.13% 43
UK excluding London +347 230 £40,000 +1.27% 46
London +236 101 £55,000 +0.92% 4
South East +196 65 £47,500 +35.71% 10
South West +138 58 £38,500 -9.41% 9
North of England +163 42 £37,500 +47.06% 10
East of England +109 39 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Yorkshire +134 29 £37,500 +47.06% 2
Midlands +110 19 £35,000 +12.00% 8
East Midlands +59 15 £34,000 -24.44% 3
Work from Home +63 13 £55,000 +37.50% 5
North West +106 12 £27,500 -14.73% 8
Wales - 7 £32,000 - 4
West Midlands +90 4 £45,000 +136.84% 5
North East +23 1 £55,000 +136.56%

For the 6 months to 4 July 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.

1 313 (92.33%) Windows
2 252 (74.34%) Windows Server
3 246 (72.57%) Windows Server 2016
4 232 (68.44%) Microsoft
5 215 (63.42%) Office 365
6 209 (61.65%) Active Directory
7 191 (56.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 190 (56.05%) VMware
9 162 (47.79%) Azure
10 145 (42.77%) Windows 10
11 121 (35.69%) VMware Infrastructure
12 116 (34.22%) DNS
12 116 (34.22%) Firewall
13 108 (31.86%) Hyper-V
14 99 (29.20%) DHCP
15 98 (28.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 95 (28.02%) SQL Server
17 94 (27.73%) PowerShell
18 83 (24.48%) Windows Server 2008
19 82 (24.19%) MS Exchange
20 79 (23.30%) Citrix
21 74 (21.83%) Cisco
22 65 (19.17%) SCCM
23 59 (17.40%) AWS
24 58 (17.11%) VPN
24 58 (17.11%) SQL
25 57 (16.81%) Microsoft Certification
26 56 (16.52%) Microsoft Office
26 56 (16.52%) HP
26 56 (16.52%) Microsoft Intune

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 82 (24.19%) MS Exchange
2 52 (15.34%) SharePoint
3 28 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (5.60%) Skype for Business
6 15 (4.42%) IIS
7 7 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.77%) Confluence
8 6 (1.77%) SAS
9 4 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.29%) Apache
10 1 (0.29%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 56 (16.52%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (3.54%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.88%) Exchequer
2 2 (0.59%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 215 (63.42%) Office 365
2 162 (47.79%) Azure
3 59 (17.40%) AWS
4 38 (11.21%) Azure Active Directory
5 33 (9.73%) IaaS
6 23 (6.78%) PaaS
7 22 (6.49%) OneDrive
8 17 (5.01%) SaaS
9 12 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (2.95%) GCP
11 6 (1.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (1.77%) Amazon ELB
11 6 (1.77%) Amazon S3
11 6 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (1.77%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (1.77%) Power Automate
11 6 (1.77%) Power Platform
11 6 (1.77%) PowerApps
11 6 (1.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 116 (34.22%) DNS
1 116 (34.22%) Firewall
2 99 (29.20%) DHCP
3 58 (17.11%) VPN
4 55 (16.22%) LAN
5 53 (15.63%) WAN
6 49 (14.45%) TCP/IP
7 43 (12.68%) SAN
8 39 (11.50%) VLAN
9 31 (9.14%) VoIP
10 27 (7.96%) Skype
11 23 (6.78%) Wireless
12 19 (5.60%) Network Security
13 17 (5.01%) Wi-Fi
14 16 (4.72%) Internet
15 13 (3.83%) Remote Desktop
16 11 (3.24%) NetScaler
17 10 (2.95%) Broadband
17 10 (2.95%) MPLS
18 7 (2.06%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (28.02%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.13%) SQL Server 2017
3 11 (3.24%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (2.65%) SQL Server 2019
5 8 (2.36%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (2.06%) Azure SQL Database
6 7 (2.06%) MySQL
7 6 (1.77%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (1.18%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (1.77%) JIRA
2 4 (1.18%) Bazaar
2 4 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.18%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
General
1 24 (7.08%) Finance
2 19 (5.60%) Public Sector
3 12 (3.54%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.65%) Law
4 9 (2.65%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.77%) Legal
6 5 (1.47%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.47%) Local Government
7 4 (1.18%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.18%) Banking
8 3 (0.88%) Advertising
8 3 (0.88%) Retail
9 2 (0.59%) Back Office
9 2 (0.59%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.29%) German Language
10 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 83 (24.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 60 (17.70%) Support Engineer
3 50 (14.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 49 (14.45%) IT Engineer
5 41 (12.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 37 (10.91%) IT Support
7 36 (10.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 36 (10.62%) Consultant
8 26 (7.67%) IT Support Engineer
9 23 (6.78%) Microsoft Consultant
10 21 (6.19%) 2nd Line Support
11 20 (5.90%) Server Engineer
12 18 (5.31%) Administrator
12 18 (5.31%) Analyst
12 18 (5.31%) Cloud Engineer
12 18 (5.31%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 18 (5.31%) Systems Administrator
13 17 (5.01%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 16 (4.72%) IT Manager
15 14 (4.13%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.19%) .NET
2 13 (3.83%) .NET Core
3 11 (3.24%) WSH
4 10 (2.95%) HTML
5 9 (2.65%) JSON
5 9 (2.65%) WPF
6 6 (1.77%) Web Services
7 5 (1.47%) HTML5
8 4 (1.18%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.18%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.18%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 4 (1.18%) CSS
8 4 (1.18%) Entity Framework
8 4 (1.18%) jQuery
8 4 (1.18%) Razor View Engine
8 4 (1.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (0.88%) LDAP
10 2 (0.59%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.85%) Self-Motivation
2 29 (8.55%) Data Centre
3 20 (5.90%) Replication
4 12 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.65%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.36%) iPad
6 8 (2.36%) iPhone
7 7 (2.06%) Clustering
8 6 (1.77%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.18%) Social Media
10 3 (0.88%) Blog
10 3 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.88%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.59%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.59%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.59%) PKI
11 2 (0.59%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 313 (92.33%) Windows
2 252 (74.34%) Windows Server
3 246 (72.57%) Windows Server 2016
4 191 (56.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 145 (42.77%) Windows 10
6 83 (24.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 54 (15.93%) Windows 7
8 41 (12.09%) Linux
9 32 (9.44%) Windows 8
9 32 (9.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (3.54%) CentOS
11 6 (1.77%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.59%) Unix
14 1 (0.29%) Debian
14 1 (0.29%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (28.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 51 (15.04%) ITIL
3 43 (12.68%) Problem-Solving
3 43 (12.68%) Project Management
4 31 (9.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 30 (8.85%) Project Delivery
6 24 (7.08%) Mobile Device Management
7 23 (6.78%) Server Management
8 21 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (6.19%) DevOps
8 21 (6.19%) Service Delivery
9 17 (5.01%) Migration
10 14 (4.13%) Data Privacy
10 14 (4.13%) Presales
11 13 (3.83%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (3.83%) Scrum
11 13 (3.83%) TDD
12 12 (3.54%) Change Management
12 12 (3.54%) Information Security
12 12 (3.54%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (27.73%) PowerShell
2 58 (17.11%) SQL
3 16 (4.72%) C#
4 14 (4.13%) VBScript
5 4 (1.18%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.29%) C
6 1 (0.29%) PHP
6 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (16.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (10.03%) MCSA
3 25 (7.37%) MCSE
4 21 (6.19%) MCP
5 18 (5.31%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (5.01%) CCNA
7 13 (3.83%) Security Cleared
8 12 (3.54%) SC Cleared
9 10 (2.95%) Degree
9 10 (2.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (2.06%) CCNP
11 7 (2.06%) MCITP
12 3 (0.88%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.88%) HND
12 3 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
14 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.29%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (10.03%) SLA
2 11 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.77%) NCSC
4 5 (1.47%) GDPR
5 4 (1.18%) QA
6 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 209 (61.65%) Active Directory
2 121 (35.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 108 (31.86%) Hyper-V
4 40 (11.80%) VMware ESXi
5 36 (10.62%) vSphere
6 30 (8.85%) XenApp
7 17 (5.01%) VMware Workstation
8 16 (4.72%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (3.24%) XenDesktop
10 10 (2.95%) Virtual Servers
11 8 (2.36%) Terminal Server
11 8 (2.36%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (1.47%) Terminal Services
13 4 (1.18%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.88%) Docker
15 2 (0.59%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 1 (0.29%) BitLocker
16 1 (0.29%) DFS Replication
16 1 (0.29%) KVM
16 1 (0.29%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 65 (19.17%) SCCM
2 56 (16.52%) Microsoft Intune
3 19 (5.60%) vCenter Server
4 15 (4.42%) SCOM
5 13 (3.83%) Microsoft Clustering
6 8 (2.36%) Backup Exec
7 7 (2.06%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (2.06%) Terraform
7 7 (2.06%) WSUS
8 6 (1.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 6 (1.77%) FortiGate
8 6 (1.77%) PowerCLI
9 5 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (1.18%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (0.59%) Ansible
12 2 (0.59%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.59%) Packer
12 2 (0.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 232 (68.44%) Microsoft
2 190 (56.05%) VMware
3 79 (23.30%) Citrix
4 74 (21.83%) Cisco
5 56 (16.52%) HP
6 35 (10.32%) Veeam
7 24 (7.08%) Dell
8 16 (4.72%) Meraki
9 15 (4.42%) SonicWALL
10 14 (4.13%) Juniper
11 12 (3.54%) Aruba
12 11 (3.24%) Google
13 10 (2.95%) Apple
14 9 (2.65%) Asigra
14 9 (2.65%) CheckPoint
15 8 (2.36%) Red Hat
16 7 (2.06%) Symantec
17 6 (1.77%) EMC
17 6 (1.77%) Fortinet
17 6 (1.77%) Oracle