Period
to 22 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Windows Server Support was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1065 1025 1066
Rank change year-on-year -40 +41 -103
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Server Support 124 159 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.093% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.096% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 117 137 219
UK median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -5.80% +6.15%
10th Percentile £25,900 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £54,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £27,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% -5.17% -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 171,117 165,356 197,735
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 96.55% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 139,969 137,307 165,930
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server Support in the UK

Windows Server Support
Top 13 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 22 April 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 -69 122 £35,000 +7.69% 16
UK excluding London -54 65 £32,500 +18.18% 11
London -19 59 £35,000 -17.65% 5
North of England -2 32 £40,000 +56.86% 2
South East -6 26 £32,500 +8.33% 6
Yorkshire +27 23 £40,000 +60.00% 1
North West -4 9 £25,500 -3.77% 1
Midlands -9 4 £25,000 -25.37%
West Midlands +3 3 £25,000 -
East Midlands -8 1 £42,500 +26.87%
East of England -41 1 £29,000 -17.14% 2
Scotland - 1 £20,000 -
Isle of Man - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 124 (100.00%) Windows
1 124 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 92 (74.19%) Active Directory
3 73 (58.87%) Microsoft
3 73 (58.87%) VMware
4 47 (37.90%) Office 365
5 44 (35.48%) Finance
6 43 (34.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 41 (33.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (29.03%) SCCM
8 36 (29.03%) Hyper-V
9 35 (28.23%) ITIL
10 34 (27.42%) VMware Infrastructure
11 30 (24.19%) SQL
11 30 (24.19%) DNS
11 30 (24.19%) Microsoft Azure
12 29 (23.39%) Firewall
13 28 (22.58%) TCP/IP
14 26 (20.97%) SAN
14 26 (20.97%) VMware ESXi
15 25 (20.16%) vSphere
16 24 (19.35%) SCOM
17 23 (18.55%) LAN
17 23 (18.55%) vCenter Server
18 20 (16.13%) Degree
18 20 (16.13%) HP
19 19 (15.32%) Hitachi
19 19 (15.32%) NetApp
19 19 (15.32%) SQL Server
19 19 (15.32%) Release Management

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 17 (13.71%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (7.26%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.84%) IIS
5 5 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.61%) JBoss
7 2 (1.61%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (11.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 47 (37.90%) Office 365
2 30 (24.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.03%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (4.03%) IaaS
3 5 (4.03%) PaaS
4 4 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (24.19%) DNS
2 29 (23.39%) Firewall
3 28 (22.58%) TCP/IP
4 26 (20.97%) SAN
5 23 (18.55%) LAN
6 15 (12.10%) WAN
7 12 (9.68%) DHCP
8 11 (8.87%) VPN
9 6 (4.84%) VLAN
10 5 (4.03%) NAS
11 4 (3.23%) MPLS
11 4 (3.23%) Network Security
11 4 (3.23%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (2.42%) Internet
13 2 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (1.61%) FTP
13 2 (1.61%) HTTP
13 2 (1.61%) Skype
13 2 (1.61%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 44 (35.48%) Finance
2 6 (4.84%) Financial Institution
3 5 (4.03%) Retail
4 2 (1.61%) French Language
4 2 (1.61%) Games
5 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.61%) CSS
1 2 (1.61%) HTML
2 1 (0.81%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.29%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.65%) Clustering
3 6 (4.84%) Hedge funds
4 4 (3.23%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.61%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.61%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.81%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 124 (100.00%) Windows
1 124 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 43 (34.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 41 (33.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (12.90%) Windows 7
5 10 (8.06%) Linux
6 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.03%) Unix
7 5 (4.03%) Windows 10
8 4 (3.23%) Windows 2000
8 4 (3.23%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.61%) Android
9 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.23%) ITIL
2 19 (15.32%) Release Management
3 14 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (4.84%) Virtual Environments
5 5 (4.03%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 4 (3.23%) Server Patching
7 3 (2.42%) CRM
7 3 (2.42%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (2.42%) Patch Management
7 3 (2.42%) Software Engineering
8 2 (1.61%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (1.61%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (1.61%) Load Balancing
8 2 (1.61%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.61%) Project Management
8 2 (1.61%) Software Distribution
9 1 (0.81%) Incident Management
9 1 (0.81%) Software Testing
9 1 (0.81%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (24.19%) SQL
2 6 (4.84%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.61%) C#
4 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.81%) VB
4 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (16.13%) Degree
2 17 (13.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (11.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (7.26%) MCP
4 9 (7.26%) MCSA
4 9 (7.26%) MCSE
5 4 (3.23%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.10%) SLA
System Software
1 92 (74.19%) Active Directory
2 36 (29.03%) Hyper-V
3 34 (27.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (20.97%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (20.16%) vSphere
6 4 (3.23%) ProxySG
7 2 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.81%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 36 (29.03%) SCCM
2 24 (19.35%) SCOM
3 23 (18.55%) vCenter Server
4 7 (5.65%) Backup Exec
5 5 (4.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (3.23%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (3.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.81%) Opsview
Vendors
1 73 (58.87%) Microsoft
1 73 (58.87%) VMware
2 20 (16.13%) HP
3 19 (15.32%) Hitachi
3 19 (15.32%) NetApp
4 16 (12.90%) Cisco
5 9 (7.26%) Citrix
6 7 (5.65%) F5
7 6 (4.84%) Juniper
8 5 (4.03%) Symantec
9 4 (3.23%) Altiris
9 4 (3.23%) Avaya
9 4 (3.23%) Forcepoint
9 4 (3.23%) SolarWinds
9 4 (3.23%) Veritas
10 3 (2.42%) Veeam
11 2 (1.61%) Draytek
11 2 (1.61%) Meraki
11 2 (1.61%) NETGEAR
11 2 (1.61%) Twitter