Period
to 25 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for Windows Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server over the 6 months to 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 68 66 34
Rank change year-on-year -2 -32 +21
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 39 24 151
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.14% 2.95% 6.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.91% 15.89% 20.97%
Number of salaries quoted 39 21 141
10th Percentile £22,600 £26,250 £22,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £26,750 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £37,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.35% -17.78% +38.46%
75th Percentile £42,750 £42,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £45,000 £60,000 £85,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

Windows Server is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 178 151 720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 14.31% 18.57% 30.10%
Number of salaries quoted 107 105 554
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,450 £24,563
25th Percentile £29,750 £35,000 £30,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% - -
75th Percentile £48,750 £55,000 £57,188
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,750 £68,750
South East median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year -2.11% +9.20% +2.35%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing Windows Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in West Sussex

Windows Server
Salary Trend in West Sussex

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server in West Sussex.

Salary trend for Windows Server in West Sussex

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server in West Sussex over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in West Sussex

Windows Server
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 25 September 2021. 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
Crawley +10 11 £40,000 +40.35%
Chichester -4 9 £24,000 -37.66% 2
Horsham -5 7 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Shoreham-by-Sea - 4 £42,000 - 1
Burgess Hill -18 3 £21,540 - 1
Worthing - 2 £38,750 - 1
Haywards Heath - 1 £47,500 -
Windows Server
South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, IT jobs citing Windows Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (61.54%) Microsoft 365
3 23 (58.97%) Active Directory
4 20 (51.28%) Hyper-V
5 18 (46.15%) VMware
6 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2016
7 16 (41.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (33.33%) Citrix
9 12 (30.77%) SQL
9 12 (30.77%) Windows 10
10 11 (28.21%) Azure
10 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2019
11 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (23.08%) ITIL
12 9 (23.08%) SharePoint
12 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
13 8 (20.51%) XenApp
13 8 (20.51%) XenDesktop
13 8 (20.51%) Windows 7
13 8 (20.51%) Windows 8
13 8 (20.51%) VirtualBox
13 8 (20.51%) Organisational Skills
13 8 (20.51%) Social Skills
14 7 (17.95%) Driving Licence
14 7 (17.95%) Cisco
15 6 (15.38%) NetApp
16 5 (12.82%) Unix
16 5 (12.82%) SAN

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 9 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (61.54%) Microsoft 365
2 11 (28.21%) Azure
3 4 (10.26%) Power Platform
4 1 (2.56%) IaaS
4 1 (2.56%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) SAN
2 4 (10.26%) DHCP
2 4 (10.26%) DNS
2 4 (10.26%) Firewall
3 3 (7.69%) LAN
4 2 (5.13%) WAN
4 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.56%) MPLS
5 1 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.56%) VLAN
5 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) Power BI
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (20.51%) Organisational Skills
1 8 (20.51%) Social Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Public Sector
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) IT Support
2 11 (28.21%) Support Engineer
3 10 (25.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (25.64%) IT Engineer
4 9 (23.08%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (12.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) IT Technician
7 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 4 (10.26%) Administrator
7 4 (10.26%) Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Support Technician
7 4 (10.26%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Technical Support
8 3 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2016
3 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (30.77%) Windows 10
5 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2019
6 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (20.51%) Windows 7
7 8 (20.51%) Windows 8
8 5 (12.82%) Linux
8 5 (12.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (23.08%) ITIL
3 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.69%) Architectural Design
4 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.69%) Service Management
5 2 (5.13%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (2.56%) Change Control
6 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.56%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.56%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (58.97%) Active Directory
2 20 (51.28%) Hyper-V
3 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (20.51%) VirtualBox
4 8 (20.51%) XenApp
4 8 (20.51%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
1 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) VMware
2 13 (33.33%) Citrix
3 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 7 (17.95%) Cisco
5 6 (15.38%) NetApp
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle
7 1 (2.56%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.56%) Sophos