Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Windows Server Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Engineer
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 923 896 919
Rank change year-on-year -27 +23 -64
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Server Engineer 256 331 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 211 284 383
UK median annual salary £37,500 £38,670 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.02% +4.51% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.71% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Windows Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Windows Server Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server Engineer in the UK

Windows Server Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server Engineer.

Salary trend for Windows Server Engineer in the UK

Windows Server Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server Engineer over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server Engineer in the UK

Windows Server Engineer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -40 242 £39,000 -2.50% 6
UK excluding London -24 134 £37,000 +5.71% 5
London +3 111 £50,000 +1.01% 1
South East +21 56 £37,500 +7.14% 3
North of England -6 50 £37,000 +5.71% 1
Yorkshire +17 27 £37,000 +5.71%
North West -17 21 £27,500 -26.67% 1
East of England +8 12 £42,500 +9.68% 1
Midlands +17 10 £30,000 -9.09%
East Midlands +36 5 £22,000 -33.33%
West Midlands +12 5 £30,000 -16.67%
Scotland -13 3 £47,500 +22.84%
South West -45 3 £29,250 -11.36%
North East +11 2 £34,000 -

Windows Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Windows Server Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Windows Server Engineer in the job title.

1 256 (100.00%) Windows
1 256 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 175 (68.36%) Active Directory
3 168 (65.63%) Microsoft
4 156 (60.94%) VMware
5 104 (40.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 89 (34.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 87 (33.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 87 (33.98%) Finance
8 83 (32.42%) PowerShell
8 83 (32.42%) Office 365
9 77 (30.08%) MS Exchange
10 70 (27.34%) ITIL
11 67 (26.17%) Cisco
11 67 (26.17%) Hyper-V
12 65 (25.39%) Microsoft Certification
13 61 (23.83%) SCCM
14 59 (23.05%) SCOM
14 59 (23.05%) DNS
15 58 (22.66%) Microsoft Azure
16 52 (20.31%) Citrix
17 48 (18.75%) Firewall
18 44 (17.19%) Linux
19 43 (16.80%) SQL
20 41 (16.02%) Exchange Server 2010
20 41 (16.02%) DHCP
21 40 (15.63%) Windows 10
22 39 (15.23%) Data Centre
22 39 (15.23%) SAN
23 38 (14.84%) MCSE

Windows Server Engineer Skill Set
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 77 (30.08%) MS Exchange
2 41 (16.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (9.77%) IIS
4 17 (6.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (5.08%) SharePoint
6 12 (4.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (3.13%) Skype for Business
9 7 (2.73%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.78%) JBoss
11 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 35 (13.67%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (2.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 83 (32.42%) Office 365
2 58 (22.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (7.81%) IaaS
4 16 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (5.47%) PaaS
6 6 (2.34%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.17%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.39%) SaaS
9 1 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 59 (23.05%) DNS
2 48 (18.75%) Firewall
3 41 (16.02%) DHCP
4 39 (15.23%) SAN
5 34 (13.28%) TCP/IP
6 23 (8.98%) LAN
7 16 (6.25%) WAN
8 15 (5.86%) Internet
9 13 (5.08%) Skype
9 13 (5.08%) VLAN
9 13 (5.08%) Wireless
10 10 (3.91%) VPN
11 7 (2.73%) VoIP
12 6 (2.34%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (1.95%) BIG-IP
13 5 (1.95%) Ethernet
13 5 (1.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 5 (1.95%) Fibre Channel
14 4 (1.56%) NetScaler
14 4 (1.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (13.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.34%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
General
1 87 (33.98%) Finance
2 33 (12.89%) Banking
3 17 (6.64%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.30%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.13%) Legal
6 6 (2.34%) Dutch Language
6 6 (2.34%) Local Government
7 4 (1.56%) Publishing
8 3 (1.17%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.78%) Marketing
10 1 (0.39%) Automotive
10 1 (0.39%) Back Office
10 1 (0.39%) Front Office
10 1 (0.39%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.39%) Law
10 1 (0.39%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.95%) Web Services
2 3 (1.17%) .NET
3 2 (0.78%) WAP
4 1 (0.39%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.23%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.47%) Clustering
3 13 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.08%) Replication
4 11 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.30%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (2.73%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.95%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.95%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.56%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.56%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.17%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.78%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.78%) PKI
9 2 (0.78%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.39%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 256 (100.00%) Windows
1 256 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 104 (40.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 87 (33.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (17.19%) Linux
5 40 (15.63%) Windows 10
6 22 (8.59%) Windows 7
7 16 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (4.69%) Windows 8
9 9 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (2.73%) Windows Vista
10 7 (2.73%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.56%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.17%) Android
12 3 (1.17%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.17%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.17%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.78%) Unix
14 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (27.34%) ITIL
2 31 (12.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 28 (10.94%) Project Management
4 19 (7.42%) Proactive Monitoring
5 16 (6.25%) DevOps
6 15 (5.86%) High Availability
6 15 (5.86%) Infrastructure Management
6 15 (5.86%) Virtual Environments
7 14 (5.47%) Problem Management
7 14 (5.47%) Process Improvement
8 11 (4.30%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (3.91%) Mentoring
9 10 (3.91%) Migration
10 9 (3.52%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (3.52%) Line Management
10 9 (3.52%) Software Engineering
11 8 (3.13%) Asset Management
11 8 (3.13%) MVC
12 7 (2.73%) Investment Management
12 7 (2.73%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 83 (32.42%) PowerShell
2 43 (16.80%) SQL
3 13 (5.08%) Python
4 12 (4.69%) Bash Shell
5 9 (3.52%) C#
6 7 (2.73%) Perl
6 7 (2.73%) Ruby
7 6 (2.34%) C++
7 6 (2.34%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.78%) VB
9 1 (0.39%) C
9 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 65 (25.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (14.84%) MCSE
3 34 (13.28%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (8.98%) CCNA
5 18 (7.03%) Degree
5 18 (7.03%) MCITP
6 15 (5.86%) MCP
7 12 (4.69%) MCSA
8 7 (2.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.95%) RHCE
10 2 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.78%) GNVQ
10 2 (0.78%) HND
10 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.78%) MBA
10 2 (0.78%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.39%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.39%) CCNP
11 1 (0.39%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.39%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.42%) SLA
2 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 175 (68.36%) Active Directory
2 89 (34.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (26.17%) Hyper-V
4 32 (12.50%) vSphere
5 24 (9.38%) XenApp
6 19 (7.42%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (2.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (2.73%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (1.95%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.17%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.78%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.39%) Docker
11 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 61 (23.83%) SCCM
2 59 (23.05%) SCOM
3 16 (6.25%) Nagios
4 14 (5.47%) EdgeSight
5 12 (4.69%) Backup Exec
6 10 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (3.52%) Ansible
7 9 (3.52%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (3.52%) Puppet
8 7 (2.73%) WSUS
9 6 (2.34%) vCenter Server
10 5 (1.95%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (1.95%) NetBackup
10 5 (1.95%) Terraform
11 4 (1.56%) DameWare
11 4 (1.56%) Perfmon
11 4 (1.56%) SCOrch
11 4 (1.56%) SCVMM
12 1 (0.39%) OpenView
Vendors
1 168 (65.63%) Microsoft
2 156 (60.94%) VMware
3 67 (26.17%) Cisco
4 52 (20.31%) Citrix
5 32 (12.50%) HP
6 26 (10.16%) NetApp
7 22 (8.59%) Dell
8 15 (5.86%) Hitachi
9 14 (5.47%) EqualLogic
9 14 (5.47%) Red Hat
9 14 (5.47%) Symantec
10 13 (5.08%) F5
10 13 (5.08%) Veeam
11 9 (3.52%) Sophos
12 8 (3.13%) Draytek
12 8 (3.13%) Meraki
12 8 (3.13%) NETGEAR
13 7 (2.73%) D-Link
13 7 (2.73%) Linksys
13 7 (2.73%) SaltStack