Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Windows Server Support was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 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 Support
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 997 994 1002
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8 -76
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Server Support 192 225 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 157 212 280
UK median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £43,750 £48,625 £42,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £28,500 £28,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year +1.79% -9.68% +3.33%

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 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
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 Support
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server Support in the UK

Windows Server Support
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Windows Server Support in the UK

Windows Server Support
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server Support over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server Support in the UK

Windows Server Support
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 Support within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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 +6 182 £32,500 +8.33% 7
UK excluding London -18 93 £28,500 +1.79% 5
London +8 90 £35,000 +1.45% 2
South East +21 49 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Midlands +20 21 £30,000 -9.09% 1
North of England -4 17 £27,500 -16.03% 3
West Midlands +12 12 £25,000 -36.31%
East Midlands +30 9 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire -5 9 £27,500 -8.33%
North West -11 6 £24,250 -30.71% 3
East of England -13 3 £30,500 -12.86%
South West +3 2 £27,000 +12.50%
North East - 2 £34,000 -
Scotland - 1 £20,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Windows Server Support 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 Support in the job title.

1 192 (100.00%) Windows
1 192 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 133 (69.27%) Active Directory
3 130 (67.71%) Microsoft
4 112 (58.33%) Office 365
5 110 (57.29%) VMware
6 87 (45.31%) MS Exchange
7 79 (41.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 77 (40.10%) Firewall
9 76 (39.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 74 (38.54%) DNS
11 65 (33.85%) Hyper-V
12 60 (31.25%) Windows 7
12 60 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
13 59 (30.73%) Windows Server 2012
14 51 (26.56%) Degree
15 50 (26.04%) DHCP
16 49 (25.52%) VPN
17 48 (25.00%) ITIL
18 47 (24.48%) SharePoint
18 47 (24.48%) Windows 10
19 46 (23.96%) TCP/IP
19 46 (23.96%) Citrix
20 43 (22.40%) Microsoft Office
21 42 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
22 39 (20.31%) SQL
23 37 (19.27%) LAN
24 35 (18.23%) Windows Server 2003
25 34 (17.71%) WAN
26 33 (17.19%) Cisco

Windows Server Support 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 87 (45.31%) MS Exchange
2 47 (24.48%) SharePoint
3 42 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (4.69%) IIS
7 7 (3.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (3.65%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.04%) JBoss
8 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 43 (22.40%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (3.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 112 (58.33%) Office 365
2 60 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 14 (7.29%) IaaS
4 14 (7.29%) PaaS
5 6 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (40.10%) Firewall
2 74 (38.54%) DNS
3 50 (26.04%) DHCP
4 49 (25.52%) VPN
5 46 (23.96%) TCP/IP
6 37 (19.27%) LAN
7 34 (17.71%) WAN
8 25 (13.02%) MPLS
9 10 (5.21%) VLAN
10 8 (4.17%) Wireless
11 6 (3.13%) Skype
12 5 (2.60%) VoIP
13 4 (2.08%) Internet
13 4 (2.08%) SMTP
14 3 (1.56%) PBX
15 2 (1.04%) FTP
15 2 (1.04%) HTTP
15 2 (1.04%) SAN
15 2 (1.04%) WebEx
15 2 (1.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.98%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 32 (16.67%) Finance
2 11 (5.73%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.08%) Publishing
4 3 (1.56%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.04%) Games
5 2 (1.04%) Marketing
6 1 (0.52%) Automotive
6 1 (0.52%) Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Front Office
6 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.52%) Law
6 1 (0.52%) Retail
6 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.04%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 20 (10.42%) Management Information System
3 18 (9.38%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (3.65%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.60%) Clustering
6 4 (2.08%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.56%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.04%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.04%) Replication
9 1 (0.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 192 (100.00%) Windows
1 192 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 79 (41.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 60 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 59 (30.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (24.48%) Windows 10
6 35 (18.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (16.15%) Linux
8 30 (15.63%) Windows XP
9 12 (6.25%) Windows 8
10 7 (3.65%) Windows Vista
11 5 (2.60%) Apple iOS
12 4 (2.08%) Unix
13 3 (1.56%) Android
13 3 (1.56%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (25.00%) ITIL
2 20 (10.42%) Problem Management
3 12 (6.25%) Process Improvement
4 9 (4.69%) Line Management
5 3 (1.56%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (1.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (1.56%) Information Security
5 3 (1.56%) Mentoring
5 3 (1.56%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (1.56%) Project Management
5 3 (1.56%) Service Management
5 3 (1.56%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (1.04%) Application Packaging
6 2 (1.04%) CRM
6 2 (1.04%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (1.04%) ERP
6 2 (1.04%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (1.04%) Migration
6 2 (1.04%) Server Building
7 1 (0.52%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 39 (20.31%) SQL
2 17 (8.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 51 (26.56%) Degree
2 25 (13.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (11.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (6.77%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (6.25%) MCSE
6 9 (4.69%) MCSA
7 6 (3.13%) MCP
8 4 (2.08%) MCITP
9 2 (1.04%) CCNA
9 2 (1.04%) GNVQ
9 2 (1.04%) HND
9 2 (1.04%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.52%) MCDST
10 1 (0.52%) MCTS
10 1 (0.52%) MOS
10 1 (0.52%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.77%) SLA
2 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 133 (69.27%) Active Directory
2 76 (39.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (33.85%) Hyper-V
4 15 (7.81%) vSphere
5 8 (4.17%) XenApp
6 5 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.56%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.04%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (9.38%) SCCM
2 13 (6.77%) Backup Exec
3 8 (4.17%) SCOM
4 7 (3.65%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.04%) DameWare
5 2 (1.04%) Perfmon
5 2 (1.04%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.04%) WSUS
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 130 (67.71%) Microsoft
2 110 (57.29%) VMware
3 46 (23.96%) Citrix
4 33 (17.19%) Cisco
5 28 (14.58%) Dell
6 19 (9.90%) NetApp
7 18 (9.38%) EqualLogic
8 12 (6.25%) Symantec
9 10 (5.21%) Veeam
10 8 (4.17%) Draytek
10 8 (4.17%) HP
10 8 (4.17%) Meraki
10 8 (4.17%) NETGEAR
11 7 (3.65%) 3Com
11 7 (3.65%) D-Link
11 7 (3.65%) Linksys
12 5 (2.60%) Apple
13 2 (1.04%) AppSense
13 2 (1.04%) CommVault
13 2 (1.04%) F5