Period
to 15 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 15 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 52 34
Rank change year-on-year +14 -18 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 287 318 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 6.39% 4.81% 6.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.21% 24.82% 31.63%
Number of salaries quoted 268 292 452
West Yorkshire median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.67% - +2.04%
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,550 £21,275
90th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.41% +5.71% -1.41%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 891 1,281 1,549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 19.83% 19.39% 21.53%
Number of salaries quoted 777 1,128 1,289
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £23,250 £23,500 £22,400
90th Percentile £59,250 £61,250 £58,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Windows Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in West Yorkshire

Windows Server
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Windows Server in West Yorkshire

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 15 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in West Yorkshire

Windows Server
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 15 July 2019. 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
Leeds +13 164 £39,750 +6.00% 47
Wakefield +7 44 £33,750 -15.63% 5
Bradford +15 31 £35,000 -12.50% 11
Ilkley +8 18 £32,500 -7.14%
Huddersfield +1 9 £32,500 +25.00%
Halifax -12 3 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Castleford - 3 £33,000 - 1
Calderdale - 2 £37,500 -
Wetherby +4 1 £34,500 +6.15% 1
Dewsbury -2 1 £26,000 -30.67%
Windows Server
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 281 (97.91%) Windows
2 189 (65.85%) Active Directory
3 182 (63.41%) Microsoft
4 131 (45.64%) VMware
5 103 (35.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 98 (34.15%) Microsoft Azure
7 96 (33.45%) SQL
8 95 (33.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 93 (32.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 90 (31.36%) Office 365
11 87 (30.31%) VMware Infrastructure
12 82 (28.57%) Firewall
13 75 (26.13%) Hyper-V
14 74 (25.78%) MS Exchange
15 68 (23.69%) SQL Server
15 68 (23.69%) ITIL
16 67 (23.34%) DNS
17 63 (21.95%) SAN
18 61 (21.25%) PowerShell
19 59 (20.56%) WAN
20 58 (20.21%) Microsoft Office
21 53 (18.47%) DHCP
22 52 (18.12%) Linux
23 46 (16.03%) VPN
24 43 (14.98%) Windows 10
24 43 (14.98%) LAN
25 41 (14.29%) Citrix
26 39 (13.59%) SCCM
27 37 (12.89%) Amazon AWS
28 36 (12.54%) IIS

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 74 (25.78%) MS Exchange
2 36 (12.54%) IIS
3 28 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (9.06%) SharePoint
5 22 (7.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (2.79%) Apache
7 7 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (2.09%) OpenEdge
9 5 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.39%) SAS
11 3 (1.05%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.35%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 58 (20.21%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 98 (34.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 90 (31.36%) Office 365
3 37 (12.89%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (4.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (2.79%) IaaS
6 5 (1.74%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (1.74%) SaaS
7 3 (1.05%) PaaS
8 1 (0.35%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.35%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 82 (28.57%) Firewall
2 67 (23.34%) DNS
3 63 (21.95%) SAN
4 59 (20.56%) WAN
5 53 (18.47%) DHCP
6 46 (16.03%) VPN
7 43 (14.98%) LAN
8 23 (8.01%) VLAN
9 18 (6.27%) NAS
10 17 (5.92%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (5.23%) VoIP
12 14 (4.88%) Remote Desktop
13 12 (4.18%) Broadband
14 10 (3.48%) IPsec
15 9 (3.14%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (3.14%) HSRP
15 9 (3.14%) iSCSI
15 9 (3.14%) ISDN
15 9 (3.14%) MPLS
15 9 (3.14%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (23.69%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (4.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (2.79%) MySQL
4 8 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.09%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (2.09%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.09%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.70%) DB2
9 1 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.35%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.35%) Power BI
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (6.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (2.79%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (1.74%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.05%) MSI
4 3 (1.05%) WiX
5 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.35%) JIRA
5 1 (0.35%) JMeter
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.35%) WinDbg
General
1 20 (6.97%) Finance
2 7 (2.44%) Legal
2 7 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 7 (2.44%) Retail
3 6 (2.09%) Law
3 6 (2.09%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.05%) Marketing
5 1 (0.35%) Automotive
5 1 (0.35%) Back Office
5 1 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 71 (24.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 50 (17.42%) Analyst
3 45 (15.68%) IT Engineer
4 33 (11.50%) IT Support
5 32 (11.15%) Support Analyst
6 31 (10.80%) Support Engineer
7 22 (7.67%) Windows Engineer
8 19 (6.62%) Systems Engineer
9 18 (6.27%) 2nd Line Support
10 16 (5.57%) IT Analyst
10 16 (5.57%) Server Engineer
11 14 (4.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 14 (4.88%) Applications Support
12 13 (4.53%) Administrator
13 12 (4.18%) Cloud Engineer
13 12 (4.18%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 12 (4.18%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
13 12 (4.18%) IT Manager
13 12 (4.18%) IT Support Engineer
13 12 (4.18%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.18%) .NET
2 7 (2.44%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.05%) X-Windows
4 2 (0.70%) EDI
5 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.35%) JSON
5 1 (0.35%) LDAP
5 1 (0.35%) OAuth
5 1 (0.35%) REST
5 1 (0.35%) SAML
5 1 (0.35%) SOAP
5 1 (0.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.71%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (8.36%) Data Centre
3 14 (4.88%) Clustering
4 12 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.83%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (3.48%) Private Cloud
7 8 (2.79%) NHS
8 7 (2.44%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.39%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.39%) User Experience
10 3 (1.05%) CMDB
10 3 (1.05%) Handset
11 2 (0.70%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.70%) Replication
12 1 (0.35%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.35%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.35%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 281 (97.91%) Windows
2 95 (33.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 93 (32.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 52 (18.12%) Linux
5 43 (14.98%) Windows 10
6 26 (9.06%) Windows 7
7 14 (4.88%) Windows XP
8 10 (3.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (3.14%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.74%) Unix
11 4 (1.39%) Android
11 4 (1.39%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.70%) AIX
12 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (35.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 68 (23.69%) ITIL
3 31 (10.80%) Problem-Solving
4 27 (9.41%) Change Management
5 26 (9.06%) Migration
6 25 (8.71%) DevOps
7 23 (8.01%) Server Management
8 17 (5.92%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (5.57%) Mentoring
10 15 (5.23%) Incident Management
10 15 (5.23%) Service Delivery
11 14 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (4.18%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (3.83%) Data Management
13 11 (3.83%) Hardware Maintenance
14 10 (3.48%) Antivirus Management
14 10 (3.48%) Business Continuity
14 10 (3.48%) Infrastructure as Code
14 10 (3.48%) Time Management
14 10 (3.48%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 96 (33.45%) SQL
2 61 (21.25%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.14%) C#
4 8 (2.79%) Bash Shell
5 6 (2.09%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.09%) Perl
5 6 (2.09%) PHP
5 6 (2.09%) Python
5 6 (2.09%) Ruby
6 3 (1.05%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.35%) VB
7 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (11.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (6.27%) MCSE
3 17 (5.92%) MCSA
4 14 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (4.53%) CCNA
5 13 (4.53%) Degree
6 12 (4.18%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (4.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.39%) MCITP
9 2 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.70%) MCP
9 2 (0.70%) VCP5
10 1 (0.35%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.35%) CCA
10 1 (0.35%) CCEA
10 1 (0.35%) CCNP
10 1 (0.35%) CCSP
10 1 (0.35%) MCSD
10 1 (0.35%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.48%) GDPR
2 9 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (3.14%) SLA
3 7 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (2.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 189 (65.85%) Active Directory
2 87 (30.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (26.13%) Hyper-V
4 23 (8.01%) XenApp
5 20 (6.97%) Virtual Servers
6 19 (6.62%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 15 (5.23%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (5.23%) vSphere
8 8 (2.79%) Docker
8 8 (2.79%) XenDesktop
9 7 (2.44%) Terminal Services
9 7 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (2.44%) Xen
10 5 (1.74%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (1.39%) Firmware
11 4 (1.39%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.70%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.35%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.35%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 39 (13.59%) SCCM
2 29 (10.10%) WSUS
3 20 (6.97%) Backup Exec
4 15 (5.23%) vCenter Server
5 9 (3.14%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (2.79%) Puppet
7 7 (2.44%) SCOM
7 7 (2.44%) SCOrch
8 6 (2.09%) SolarWinds Orion
9 5 (1.74%) MaaS360
9 5 (1.74%) vRealize
10 3 (1.05%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.70%) Nagios
12 1 (0.35%) Grafana
12 1 (0.35%) HP SIM
12 1 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 1 (0.35%) WMI
12 1 (0.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 182 (63.41%) Microsoft
2 131 (45.64%) VMware
3 41 (14.29%) Citrix
4 32 (11.15%) Cisco
5 29 (10.10%) Veeam
6 24 (8.36%) NetApp
7 20 (6.97%) HP
8 15 (5.23%) Symantec
9 13 (4.53%) SonicWALL
10 11 (3.83%) Meraki
11 10 (3.48%) Dell
11 10 (3.48%) SolarWinds
12 9 (3.14%) Qualys
13 8 (2.79%) Avaya
14 7 (2.44%) EMC
14 7 (2.44%) F5
15 6 (2.09%) Dynatrace
15 6 (2.09%) ServiceNow
16 5 (1.74%) Kaspersky
16 5 (1.74%) UiPath