Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 39 31
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 249 318 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 5.91% 5.79% 6.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.67% 28.04% 31.46%
Number of salaries quoted 220 279 399
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -9.72%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +11.11% -5.97%

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 900 1,134 1,443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 21.36% 20.66% 21.10%
Number of salaries quoted 777 962 1,229
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +10 171 £39,500 +12.86% 49
Wakefield -7 18 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Bradford -14 17 £35,000 +7.69% 9
Huddersfield +9 14 £42,500 +41.67%
Heckmondwike - 5 £27,500 -
Ilkley - 4 £35,000 -
Wetherby -12 2 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Batley - 2 £25,000 -
Castleford - 2 £27,000 - 1
Windows Server
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 249 (100.00%) Windows
2 171 (68.67%) Active Directory
3 170 (68.27%) Microsoft
4 136 (54.62%) VMware
5 97 (38.96%) VMware Infrastructure
6 88 (35.34%) Azure
7 85 (34.14%) Office 365
8 74 (29.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 69 (27.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 68 (27.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 60 (24.10%) MS Exchange
12 56 (22.49%) PowerShell
13 55 (22.09%) Firewall
14 54 (21.69%) Microsoft Office
15 53 (21.29%) Linux
15 53 (21.29%) Hyper-V
16 52 (20.88%) SQL
17 51 (20.48%) DNS
18 49 (19.68%) DHCP
19 48 (19.28%) Windows 10
20 46 (18.47%) ITIL
21 43 (17.27%) AWS
22 41 (16.47%) SQL Server
23 39 (15.66%) SAN
24 38 (15.26%) Citrix
24 38 (15.26%) SharePoint
25 33 (13.25%) VMware ESXi
26 31 (12.45%) Microsoft Certification
26 31 (12.45%) WAN
27 28 (11.24%) Windows 7

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 60 (24.10%) MS Exchange
2 38 (15.26%) SharePoint
3 28 (11.24%) IIS
4 25 (10.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (5.22%) Skype for Business
7 6 (2.41%) Apache
7 6 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.20%) IBM Domino
8 3 (1.20%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.20%) SAS
8 3 (1.20%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.40%) Confluence
10 1 (0.40%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 54 (21.69%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.61%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.41%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Q-Pulse
Cloud Services
1 88 (35.34%) Azure
2 85 (34.14%) Office 365
3 43 (17.27%) AWS
4 15 (6.02%) Azure Active Directory
4 15 (6.02%) IaaS
5 13 (5.22%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (4.02%) PaaS
7 8 (3.21%) SaaS
8 5 (2.01%) Mimecast
9 4 (1.61%) Amazon ECS
10 3 (1.20%) Amazon Cognito
10 3 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (1.20%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (1.20%) Amazon S3
10 3 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (1.20%) G Suite
10 3 (1.20%) Route 53
10 3 (1.20%) Serverless
10 3 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (22.09%) Firewall
2 51 (20.48%) DNS
3 49 (19.68%) DHCP
4 39 (15.66%) SAN
5 31 (12.45%) WAN
6 27 (10.84%) VPN
7 25 (10.04%) LAN
8 20 (8.03%) VoIP
9 19 (7.63%) Wireless
10 18 (7.23%) Wi-Fi
11 16 (6.43%) Remote Desktop
12 10 (4.02%) NAS
13 9 (3.61%) Fibre Channel
13 9 (3.61%) Internet
13 9 (3.61%) TCP/IP
14 6 (2.41%) ISDN
14 6 (2.41%) VSAN
15 5 (2.01%) Network Security
15 5 (2.01%) Skype
15 5 (2.01%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (16.47%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.42%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (3.21%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (3.21%) MySQL
4 5 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.80%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (0.80%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.80%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.40%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.40%) DB2
7 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.41%) Jenkins
1 6 (2.41%) JIRA
1 6 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.61%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.20%) Maven
3 3 (1.20%) SonarQube
4 2 (0.80%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.80%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.40%) GitLab
5 1 (0.40%) JMeter
5 1 (0.40%) MSI
5 1 (0.40%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.40%) WiX
General
1 27 (10.84%) Finance
2 20 (8.03%) Retail
3 12 (4.82%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.41%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.41%) Marketing
5 4 (1.61%) Legal
6 3 (1.20%) Advertising
6 3 (1.20%) Back Office
7 2 (0.80%) Law
7 2 (0.80%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.40%) Billing
8 1 (0.40%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 56 (22.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 38 (15.26%) IT Support
3 33 (13.25%) Support Engineer
4 32 (12.85%) Analyst
5 29 (11.65%) IT Engineer
6 27 (10.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 20 (8.03%) 3rd Line Support
8 16 (6.43%) Support Analyst
9 15 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 15 (6.02%) Architect
10 11 (4.42%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (4.42%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (4.42%) Infrastructure Support
10 11 (4.42%) IT Support Engineer
10 11 (4.42%) IT Technician
10 11 (4.42%) Technical Support
11 10 (4.02%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 10 (4.02%) Support Technician
11 10 (4.02%) Technical Engineer
12 9 (3.61%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.21%) .NET
2 7 (2.81%) HTML
3 4 (1.61%) YAML
4 3 (1.20%) JSON
4 3 (1.20%) Node.js
5 2 (0.80%) COM
5 2 (0.80%) JSP
5 2 (0.80%) SailPoint
5 2 (0.80%) Servlets
5 2 (0.80%) SOAP
5 2 (0.80%) SPML
5 2 (0.80%) XML
6 1 (0.40%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.40%) CSS
6 1 (0.40%) CSS3
6 1 (0.40%) EDI
6 1 (0.40%) HTML5
6 1 (0.40%) RESTful
6 1 (0.40%) Spring
6 1 (0.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.42%) Data Centre
1 11 (4.42%) Private Cloud
1 11 (4.42%) Public Cloud
2 10 (4.02%) Clustering
3 5 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.01%) Driving Licence
3 5 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.01%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (1.61%) Replication
5 3 (1.20%) Handset
5 3 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.20%) PKI
5 3 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.80%) EMC VNX
6 2 (0.80%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.80%) NHS
6 2 (0.80%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.40%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 249 (100.00%) Windows
2 69 (27.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 68 (27.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 53 (21.29%) Linux
5 48 (19.28%) Windows 10
6 28 (11.24%) Windows 7
7 19 (7.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (6.83%) Windows 8
9 8 (3.21%) Unix
10 7 (2.81%) Apple iOS
11 6 (2.41%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.61%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.61%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.80%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.40%) AIX
14 1 (0.40%) CentOS
14 1 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (29.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 46 (18.47%) ITIL
3 20 (8.03%) DevOps
3 20 (8.03%) Patch Management
4 18 (7.23%) Change Management
5 17 (6.83%) Project Delivery
6 16 (6.43%) Migration
7 15 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (6.02%) Service Delivery
8 14 (5.62%) Antivirus Management
9 12 (4.82%) Preventative Maintenance
10 11 (4.42%) Server Management
11 10 (4.02%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (4.02%) Mentoring
12 9 (3.61%) Mobile Device Management
13 8 (3.21%) Infrastructure as Code
13 8 (3.21%) Performance Monitoring
13 8 (3.21%) Tech Ops
13 8 (3.21%) TOGAF
13 8 (3.21%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (22.49%) PowerShell
2 52 (20.88%) SQL
3 8 (3.21%) Bash Shell
4 6 (2.41%) Java
5 3 (1.20%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.20%) Perl
5 3 (1.20%) Python
6 2 (0.80%) BeanShell
6 2 (0.80%) VBA
6 2 (0.80%) VBScript
7 1 (0.40%) C#
7 1 (0.40%) Java 8
7 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (12.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (6.83%) MCSE
3 16 (6.43%) MCSA
4 8 (3.21%) MCP
5 7 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.81%) Degree
5 7 (2.81%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.81%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.41%) MCITP
7 4 (1.61%) CCNA
7 4 (1.61%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.61%) PMP
7 4 (1.61%) TOGAF Certification
8 3 (1.20%) CCNP
8 3 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.20%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.80%) CCSP
9 2 (0.80%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.42%) SLA
2 4 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.40%) GDPR
System Software
1 171 (68.67%) Active Directory
2 97 (38.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (21.29%) Hyper-V
4 33 (13.25%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (8.03%) VMware NSX
6 14 (5.62%) XenApp
7 13 (5.22%) vSphere
8 12 (4.82%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (3.21%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 8 (3.21%) Docker
10 7 (2.81%) Firmware
10 7 (2.81%) Terminal Services
11 6 (2.41%) XenDesktop
12 4 (1.61%) BitLocker
12 4 (1.61%) Xen
13 3 (1.20%) KVM
13 3 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
14 2 (0.80%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.80%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (10.04%) WSUS
2 15 (6.02%) vCenter Server
3 14 (5.62%) SCCM
4 11 (4.42%) Ansible
5 10 (4.02%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (3.61%) Kubernetes
7 8 (3.21%) PaperCut
7 8 (3.21%) Puppet
7 8 (3.21%) vRealize
8 7 (2.81%) Backup Exec
8 7 (2.81%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (2.01%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (1.20%) EMC VPLEX
11 2 (0.80%) Nagios
11 2 (0.80%) Terraform
12 1 (0.40%) AirWatch
12 1 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.40%) Grafana
12 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 170 (68.27%) Microsoft
2 136 (54.62%) VMware
3 38 (15.26%) Citrix
4 23 (9.24%) Cisco
5 15 (6.02%) Veeam
6 10 (4.02%) Meraki
6 10 (4.02%) Symantec
7 9 (3.61%) HP
8 8 (3.21%) Dell
8 8 (3.21%) NetApp
8 8 (3.21%) Oracle
9 7 (2.81%) Apple
10 6 (2.41%) Sage
11 4 (1.61%) Avaya
11 4 (1.61%) Google
11 4 (1.61%) IBM
11 4 (1.61%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.20%) DataCore
12 3 (1.20%) EqualLogic
12 3 (1.20%) Huawei