Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2019
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 440 834 1155
Rank change year-on-year +394 +321 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2019 287 225 2
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.17% 0.001%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.47% 0.74% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 279 201 2
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.51% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,500 £29,175
90th Percentile £67,800 £68,750 £56,725
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,750 £37,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year +3.33% -13.29% -

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 11,635 30,526 37,296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.29% 22.78% 23.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9,696 24,304 30,098
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 +390 268 £40,000 - 99
UK excluding London +323 205 £38,750 +3.33% 93
London +240 76 £58,750 +23.68% 11
South East +217 64 £45,000 +12.50% 27
Work from Home +12 41 £52,500 +41.41% 9
North of England +153 40 £40,000 +42.86% 34
South West +126 39 £35,000 -36.36% 9
Midlands +100 35 £37,500 +11.94% 11
Yorkshire +123 19 £40,000 +42.86% 12
West Midlands +82 18 £41,500 -7.78% 6
East Midlands +63 17 £37,500 +25.00% 5
North West +111 15 £40,000 +37.93% 19
East of England +121 12 £41,500 +3.75% 7
Wales +54 9 £30,000 -18.92% 1
Scotland +85 7 £47,500 +61.02% 4
North East - 6 £52,500 - 3

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 286 (99.65%) Windows
2 208 (72.47%) Active Directory
3 206 (71.78%) Microsoft
4 189 (65.85%) Windows Server
5 186 (64.81%) Windows Server 2016
6 173 (60.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 170 (59.23%) VMware
8 167 (58.19%) Office 365
9 157 (54.70%) Azure
10 121 (42.16%) VMware Infrastructure
11 110 (38.33%) Windows 10
12 104 (36.24%) DNS
13 94 (32.75%) Firewall
14 91 (31.71%) Hyper-V
15 89 (31.01%) DHCP
16 87 (30.31%) Windows Server 2008
16 87 (30.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 75 (26.13%) Cisco
18 64 (22.30%) WAN
18 64 (22.30%) PowerShell
19 61 (21.25%) SharePoint
20 59 (20.56%) ITIL
20 59 (20.56%) SCCM
21 58 (20.21%) MS Exchange
22 55 (19.16%) VPN
22 55 (19.16%) Citrix
23 52 (18.12%) SAN
24 51 (17.77%) SQL
25 50 (17.42%) IaaS
26 49 (17.07%) TCP/IP

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 61 (21.25%) SharePoint
2 58 (20.21%) MS Exchange
3 25 (8.71%) IIS
4 21 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (5.57%) Skype for Business
6 15 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (3.48%) Confluence
7 10 (3.48%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.70%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.70%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.35%) Apache
10 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.35%) CMS
10 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.35%) nginx
Applications
1 47 (16.38%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.09%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 167 (58.19%) Office 365
2 157 (54.70%) Azure
3 50 (17.42%) IaaS
4 40 (13.94%) SaaS
5 36 (12.54%) Azure Active Directory
6 35 (12.20%) PaaS
7 34 (11.85%) AWS
8 19 (6.62%) OneDrive
9 14 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.74%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (1.74%) GCP
11 4 (1.39%) G Suite
11 4 (1.39%) Mimecast
11 4 (1.39%) Power Automate
11 4 (1.39%) Power Platform
12 3 (1.05%) Cloudflare
13 2 (0.70%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.35%) GitHub
14 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 104 (36.24%) DNS
2 94 (32.75%) Firewall
3 89 (31.01%) DHCP
4 64 (22.30%) WAN
5 55 (19.16%) VPN
6 52 (18.12%) SAN
7 49 (17.07%) LAN
7 49 (17.07%) TCP/IP
8 36 (12.54%) VoIP
9 30 (10.45%) Skype
10 29 (10.10%) VLAN
11 20 (6.97%) Wireless
12 19 (6.62%) Wi-Fi
13 16 (5.57%) NetScaler
13 16 (5.57%) Remote Desktop
14 14 (4.88%) VSAN
15 12 (4.18%) Internet
16 11 (3.83%) Ethernet
17 10 (3.48%) Intranet
18 9 (3.14%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (14.98%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.53%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.09%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2019
7 3 (1.05%) Power BI
8 2 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.35%) Big Data
9 1 (0.35%) MS Access
9 1 (0.35%) MySQL
9 1 (0.35%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (11.15%) Finance
2 13 (4.53%) Law
3 7 (2.44%) Legal
3 7 (2.44%) Public Sector
4 6 (2.09%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.05%) Military
6 2 (0.70%) Advertising
6 2 (0.70%) French Language
6 2 (0.70%) Local Government
7 1 (0.35%) Banking
7 1 (0.35%) German Language
7 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.35%) Police
7 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (25.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 41 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 37 (12.89%) IT Engineer
4 36 (12.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 24 (8.36%) Analyst
6 23 (8.01%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 23 (8.01%) Azure Engineer
7 22 (7.67%) 3rd Line Support
8 21 (7.32%) Administrator
8 21 (7.32%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
9 20 (6.97%) 2nd Line Support
9 20 (6.97%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 18 (6.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 18 (6.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (5.92%) Server Engineer
12 16 (5.57%) IT Support
13 15 (5.23%) Systems Administrator
13 15 (5.23%) VMware Engineer
14 14 (4.88%) Windows Engineer
15 13 (4.53%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.48%) X-Windows
2 3 (1.05%) Web Services
3 2 (0.70%) HTML
3 2 (0.70%) SAML
4 1 (0.35%) .NET
4 1 (0.35%) CSS
4 1 (0.35%) Kafka
4 1 (0.35%) LDAP
4 1 (0.35%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.41%) Replication
2 24 (8.36%) Data Centre
3 19 (6.62%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (6.27%) Management Information System
4 18 (6.27%) Public Cloud
5 16 (5.57%) Driving Licence
6 15 (5.23%) Clustering
7 14 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (3.14%) Client/Server
9 8 (2.79%) Smartphone
9 8 (2.79%) User Experience
10 6 (2.09%) PKI
10 6 (2.09%) Wiki
11 3 (1.05%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.70%) Blog
12 2 (0.70%) CCTV
12 2 (0.70%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.35%) Hybrid Cloud
13 1 (0.35%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 286 (99.65%) Windows
2 189 (65.85%) Windows Server
3 186 (64.81%) Windows Server 2016
4 173 (60.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 110 (38.33%) Windows 10
6 87 (30.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (7.67%) Linux
8 19 (6.62%) Windows 7
9 7 (2.44%) Data ONTAP
10 5 (1.74%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.39%) Debian
11 4 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.05%) VMS
13 2 (0.70%) Android
13 2 (0.70%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.70%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.70%) SUSE
13 2 (0.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (30.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 59 (20.56%) ITIL
3 44 (15.33%) Problem-Solving
4 31 (10.80%) Migration
5 30 (10.45%) DevOps
6 23 (8.01%) Disaster Recovery
7 21 (7.32%) Mentoring
8 18 (6.27%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (6.27%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (6.27%) Service Delivery
8 18 (6.27%) Service Management
9 15 (5.23%) Customer Requirements
9 15 (5.23%) IT Strategy
10 14 (4.88%) Information Security
10 14 (4.88%) ITIL V3
10 14 (4.88%) ITSM
11 13 (4.53%) Project Management
12 12 (4.18%) Incident Management
12 12 (4.18%) Proactive Monitoring
13 11 (3.83%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (22.30%) PowerShell
2 51 (17.77%) SQL
3 7 (2.44%) C#
4 5 (1.74%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.74%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.39%) C
5 4 (1.39%) Python
5 4 (1.39%) VB
6 1 (0.35%) Java
6 1 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (13.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (12.20%) Security Cleared
3 30 (10.45%) SC Cleared
4 21 (7.32%) MCSE
5 19 (6.62%) MCSA
6 12 (4.18%) MCP
7 11 (3.83%) Degree
8 9 (3.14%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.74%) CCNA
10 5 (1.74%) VCP6
10 5 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (1.05%) CISSP
12 3 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (1.05%) DBS Check
12 3 (1.05%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.05%) MCITP
13 2 (0.70%) HNC
13 2 (0.70%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.92%) SLA
2 6 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.39%) NCSC
4 2 (0.70%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.70%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 208 (72.47%) Active Directory
2 121 (42.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (31.71%) Hyper-V
4 34 (11.85%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (8.71%) vSphere
6 23 (8.01%) XenApp
7 16 (5.57%) Virtual Servers
8 13 (4.53%) Virtual Desktop
8 13 (4.53%) VMware NSX
8 13 (4.53%) XenDesktop
9 12 (4.18%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (3.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.05%) DFS Replication
11 3 (1.05%) Firmware
11 3 (1.05%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.70%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.70%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.35%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.35%) Docker
13 1 (0.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 59 (20.56%) SCCM
2 44 (15.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 22 (7.67%) SCOM
4 16 (5.57%) SCVMM
4 16 (5.57%) WSUS
5 8 (2.79%) Backup Exec
5 8 (2.79%) SCSM
6 7 (2.44%) CASB
6 7 (2.44%) Nagios
7 6 (2.09%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (2.09%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.70%) Nessus
9 2 (0.70%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.70%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.35%) Ansible
10 1 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 206 (71.78%) Microsoft
2 170 (59.23%) VMware
3 75 (26.13%) Cisco
4 55 (19.16%) Citrix
5 41 (14.29%) Veeam
6 29 (10.10%) SolarWinds
7 28 (9.76%) HP
8 21 (7.32%) Sophos
9 13 (4.53%) Dell
9 13 (4.53%) SonicWALL
10 11 (3.83%) Mitel
11 10 (3.48%) Meraki
12 9 (3.14%) CheckPoint
12 9 (3.14%) Fortinet
13 8 (2.79%) Juniper
13 8 (2.79%) NetApp
13 8 (2.79%) Oracle
14 7 (2.44%) Asigra
15 6 (2.09%) McAfee
15 6 (2.09%) Netskope