Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Windows Server Support was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1012 1018 1005
Rank change year-on-year +6 -13 -59
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Server Support 164 173 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.094% 0.098% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.10% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 139 156 251
UK median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.76% -3.08%
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,625 £21,250
90th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% -

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 167,227 170,652 201,733
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.47% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 135,816 142,093 168,706
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server Support in the UK

Windows Server Support
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 Support within the UK over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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 +3 161 £32,500 +8.33% 12
UK excluding London -6 95 £30,000 +20.00% 10
London +22 68 £35,000 +2.94% 2
South East +7 45 £32,500 +30.00% 4
North of England +6 27 £37,000 +39.62% 5
Midlands +21 16 £23,500 -29.85% 1
Yorkshire +26 13 £40,000 +60.00% 1
West Midlands +28 12 £25,000 -30.56% 1
North West 0 12 £25,500 -27.14% 4
East Midlands +20 4 £22,000 -34.33%
East of England -7 4 £29,750 -15.00%
North East - 2 £34,000 -
South West -6 1 - -
Isle of Man - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £20,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 164 (100.00%) Windows
1 164 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 116 (70.73%) Active Directory
3 112 (68.29%) Microsoft
4 104 (63.41%) VMware
5 83 (50.61%) Office 365
6 68 (41.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 64 (39.02%) Firewall
7 64 (39.02%) MS Exchange
8 60 (36.59%) Hyper-V
9 59 (35.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 53 (32.32%) ITIL
11 52 (31.71%) Microsoft Azure
12 49 (29.88%) DNS
13 43 (26.22%) Windows Server 2012
14 40 (24.39%) Citrix
15 39 (23.78%) SQL
15 39 (23.78%) Windows 7
16 37 (22.56%) Degree
16 37 (22.56%) Finance
17 35 (21.34%) Microsoft Office
18 34 (20.73%) TCP/IP
19 33 (20.12%) LAN
19 33 (20.12%) SCCM
20 32 (19.51%) SharePoint
21 31 (18.90%) DHCP
22 30 (18.29%) VPN
22 30 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2010
23 28 (17.07%) NetApp
24 27 (16.46%) WAN

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 64 (39.02%) MS Exchange
2 32 (19.51%) SharePoint
3 30 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (6.10%) IIS
6 6 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (3.66%) Skype for Business
7 5 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.22%) JBoss
8 2 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (21.34%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 83 (50.61%) Office 365
2 52 (31.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (7.32%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (6.10%) IaaS
4 10 (6.10%) PaaS
5 5 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (39.02%) Firewall
2 49 (29.88%) DNS
3 34 (20.73%) TCP/IP
4 33 (20.12%) LAN
5 31 (18.90%) DHCP
6 30 (18.29%) VPN
7 27 (16.46%) WAN
8 17 (10.37%) MPLS
9 15 (9.15%) SAN
10 5 (3.05%) Internet
10 5 (3.05%) Skype
11 4 (2.44%) SMTP
12 3 (1.83%) NAS
13 2 (1.22%) FTP
13 2 (1.22%) HTTP
13 2 (1.22%) VLAN
13 2 (1.22%) VoIP
13 2 (1.22%) WLAN
14 1 (0.61%) ADSL
14 1 (0.61%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 37 (22.56%) Finance
2 6 (3.66%) Financial Institution
3 4 (2.44%) Publishing
3 4 (2.44%) Retail
4 2 (1.22%) French Language
4 2 (1.22%) Games
4 2 (1.22%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.22%) Marketing
5 1 (0.61%) Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Front Office
5 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Law
5 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.22%) WAP
2 1 (0.61%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.98%) Enterprise Storage
1 18 (10.98%) Management Information System
2 17 (10.37%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.10%) Clustering
4 7 (4.27%) Hedge funds
5 3 (1.83%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.83%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 164 (100.00%) Windows
1 164 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 59 (35.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (26.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (23.78%) Windows 7
5 24 (14.63%) Windows 10
6 21 (12.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (12.20%) Windows XP
8 18 (10.98%) Linux
9 6 (3.66%) Unix
10 4 (2.44%) Windows 2000
10 4 (2.44%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.22%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.61%) Android
12 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (32.32%) ITIL
2 21 (12.80%) Problem Management
3 12 (7.32%) Process Improvement
4 9 (5.49%) Line Management
4 9 (5.49%) Release Management
5 6 (3.66%) Virtual Environments
6 5 (3.05%) CRM
7 4 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (1.83%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (1.83%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (1.83%) Mentoring
8 3 (1.83%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (1.83%) Patch Management
8 3 (1.83%) Software Engineering
8 3 (1.83%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 2 (1.22%) Application Packaging
9 2 (1.22%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (1.22%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 2 (1.22%) Migration
9 2 (1.22%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 39 (23.78%) SQL
2 14 (8.54%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.22%) C#
4 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.61%) VB
4 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (22.56%) Degree
2 20 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (9.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (6.71%) MCSE
5 10 (6.10%) MCSA
6 7 (4.27%) MCP
7 5 (3.05%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.83%) MCITP
8 3 (1.83%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.61%) CCNA
9 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.41%) SLA
System Software
1 116 (70.73%) Active Directory
2 68 (41.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (36.59%) Hyper-V
4 17 (10.37%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (9.15%) vSphere
6 8 (4.88%) XenApp
7 3 (1.83%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.22%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (20.12%) SCCM
2 17 (10.37%) SCOM
3 14 (8.54%) vCenter Server
4 11 (6.71%) Backup Exec
5 6 (3.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (3.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (3.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.22%) WSUS
8 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 112 (68.29%) Microsoft
2 104 (63.41%) VMware
3 40 (24.39%) Citrix
4 28 (17.07%) NetApp
5 24 (14.63%) Cisco
6 21 (12.80%) Dell
7 18 (10.98%) EqualLogic
8 10 (6.10%) HP
9 9 (5.49%) Hitachi
9 9 (5.49%) Symantec
10 7 (4.27%) F5
10 7 (4.27%) Juniper
11 5 (3.05%) Altiris
11 5 (3.05%) Apple
11 5 (3.05%) Forcepoint
11 5 (3.05%) Veritas
12 4 (2.44%) Avaya
12 4 (2.44%) Palo Alto
12 4 (2.44%) Veeam
13 3 (1.83%) CommVault