Period
to 20 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Windows Server Support was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1055 1011 1042
Rank change year-on-year -44 +31 -73
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Server Support 125 200 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.071% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 122 167 239
UK median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.99% +3.08%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £44,875 £48,750 £56,800
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

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 168,445 170,561 196,070
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.21% 96.20% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 136,331 139,111 164,687
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server Support in the UK

Windows Server Support
Top 12 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 July 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 -34 123 £32,500 -5.80% 5
London -31 62 £35,000 -17.65%
UK excluding London -19 61 £30,000 - 5
South East -3 26 £28,000 -6.67% 1
North of England +15 21 £40,000 +53.85% 4
Yorkshire +23 18 £40,000 +53.85% 3
East of England -3 6 £32,500 -7.14%
Midlands -16 5 £27,500 -26.67%
West Midlands +21 4 £26,250 -
North West +25 3 £26,500 -0.93% 1
South West +4 3 £35,000 +29.63%
East Midlands -8 1 £35,000 -6.67%

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, Windows Server Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Windows Server Support in the job title.

1 125 (100.00%) Windows
1 125 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 100 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 64 (51.20%) VMware
4 56 (44.80%) Microsoft
4 56 (44.80%) Office 365
5 44 (35.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (25.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (22.40%) TCP/IP
7 28 (22.40%) SQL
8 26 (20.80%) Firewall
8 26 (20.80%) Finance
8 26 (20.80%) SCCM
8 26 (20.80%) Microsoft Azure
9 24 (19.20%) Degree
10 22 (17.60%) Windows 7
10 22 (17.60%) MS Exchange
10 22 (17.60%) Citrix
11 21 (16.80%) DNS
11 21 (16.80%) ITIL
11 21 (16.80%) Hyper-V
11 21 (16.80%) Computer Science
11 21 (16.80%) Computer Science Degree
12 20 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
12 20 (16.00%) SAN
13 18 (14.40%) Windows 10
14 17 (13.60%) SCOM
15 16 (12.80%) vSphere
16 15 (12.00%) VMware ESXi

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 22 (17.60%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (4.80%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.20%) IIS
5 4 (3.20%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 20 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 56 (44.80%) Office 365
2 26 (20.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (22.40%) TCP/IP
2 26 (20.80%) Firewall
3 21 (16.80%) DNS
4 20 (16.00%) SAN
5 10 (8.00%) LAN
6 8 (6.40%) DHCP
6 8 (6.40%) WAN
7 6 (4.80%) NAS
7 6 (4.80%) Reverse Proxy
8 5 (4.00%) Skype
8 5 (4.00%) VLAN
9 4 (3.20%) Network Security
9 4 (3.20%) Unified Communications
9 4 (3.20%) VoIP
9 4 (3.20%) VPN
9 4 (3.20%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.60%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.60%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.40%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 26 (20.80%) Finance
2 4 (3.20%) German Language
3 2 (1.60%) Electronics
3 2 (1.60%) Retail
4 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.20%) CSS
1 4 (3.20%) HTML
1 4 (3.20%) Web Services
2 2 (1.60%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.80%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.40%) Digital Media
2 3 (2.40%) Fintech
2 3 (2.40%) Public Cloud
2 3 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.60%) RSA SecurID
3 2 (1.60%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.80%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.80%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.80%) iPhone
4 1 (0.80%) Social Media
4 1 (0.80%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 125 (100.00%) Windows
1 125 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 44 (35.20%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (25.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (17.60%) Windows 7
5 18 (14.40%) Windows 10
6 11 (8.80%) Linux
7 8 (6.40%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.20%) Android
9 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.60%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.60%) Unix
10 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.80%) ITIL
2 11 (8.80%) Release Management
3 7 (5.60%) Incident Management
4 6 (4.80%) Server Patching
5 5 (4.00%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (2.40%) Asset Management
6 3 (2.40%) Investment Management
6 3 (2.40%) Mentoring
6 3 (2.40%) Wealth Management
7 2 (1.60%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (1.60%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (1.60%) Data Protection
7 2 (1.60%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (1.60%) PRINCE2
7 2 (1.60%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.60%) Project Management
7 2 (1.60%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.60%) Software Licensing
7 2 (1.60%) Software Testing
7 2 (1.60%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.40%) SQL
2 14 (11.20%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.20%) C#
4 2 (1.60%) C++
4 2 (1.60%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (19.20%) Degree
2 21 (16.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (7.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.60%) MCSE
5 4 (3.20%) CCNA
5 4 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.20%) MCP
5 4 (3.20%) MCSA
6 1 (0.80%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) SLA
2 6 (4.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 6 (4.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.20%) ISO 14001
3 4 (3.20%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.60%) GDPR
System Software
1 100 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (16.80%) Hyper-V
3 20 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (12.80%) vSphere
5 15 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (9.60%) XenApp
7 11 (8.80%) XenDesktop
8 6 (4.80%) ProxySG
9 2 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.80%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 26 (20.80%) SCCM
2 17 (13.60%) SCOM
3 11 (8.80%) vCenter Server
4 6 (4.80%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (2.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.60%) Opsview
7 1 (0.80%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 64 (51.20%) VMware
2 56 (44.80%) Microsoft
3 22 (17.60%) Citrix
4 13 (10.40%) HP
4 13 (10.40%) NetApp
5 11 (8.80%) Cisco
5 11 (8.80%) Hitachi
6 6 (4.80%) SolarWinds
7 5 (4.00%) Avaya
8 4 (3.20%) Mitel
9 3 (2.40%) SonicWALL
9 3 (2.40%) Symantec
10 2 (1.60%) Apple
10 2 (1.60%) Dell
10 2 (1.60%) Draytek
10 2 (1.60%) Meraki
10 2 (1.60%) NETGEAR
10 2 (1.60%) Veeam
11 1 (0.80%) F5
11 1 (0.80%) Sophos