Windows Server Jobs with Work from Home Options

Microsoft Windows Server
UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 4 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
4 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 83 108 136
Rank change year-on-year +25 +28 -41
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 1,124 1,374 1,601
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 3.71% 2.94% 2.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.69% 17.95% 15.50%
Number of salaries quoted 985 1,145 1,440
10th Percentile £29,100 £29,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £35,631 £35,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -

All Operating Systems
Work from Home

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for operating system skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4,376 7,655 10,326
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 14.46% 16.39% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3,537 5,446 7,066
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £38,000 £41,047 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £91,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% - +5.00%

Windows Server
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Windows Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Windows Server trend for jobs with a WFH option

Windows Server
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Windows Server.

Windows Server salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Windows Server
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Windows Server over the 6 months to 4 March 2024.

Windows Server salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Windows Server
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 341 (30.34%) Microsoft Exchange
2 171 (15.21%) SharePoint
3 41 (3.65%) IIS
4 14 (1.25%) WebSphere
5 13 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (0.62%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.44%) CMS
9 4 (0.36%) Confluence
9 4 (0.36%) SAS
9 4 (0.36%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.27%) Orchard CMS
11 2 (0.18%) Apache
12 1 (0.089%) Apache Airflow
12 1 (0.089%) nginx
12 1 (0.089%) Site Server
12 1 (0.089%) WordPress
Applications
1 74 (6.58%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.27%) SPSS
4 2 (0.18%) CATIA
4 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.18%) NASTRAN
5 1 (0.089%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.089%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.089%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.089%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.089%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.089%) Trello
Business Applications
1 15 (1.33%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (0.36%) Carpe Diem
3 3 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.18%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.18%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.089%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.089%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 640 (56.94%) Microsoft 365
2 614 (54.63%) Azure
3 239 (21.26%) Entra ID
4 175 (15.57%) AWS
5 67 (5.96%) OneDrive
6 56 (4.98%) SaaS
7 45 (4.00%) IaaS
8 41 (3.65%) GitHub
9 36 (3.20%) Power Platform
10 33 (2.94%) Azure Monitor
11 27 (2.40%) PaaS
12 22 (1.96%) WhatsApp
13 21 (1.87%) GCP
13 21 (1.87%) Nutanix
14 17 (1.51%) Power Automate
15 16 (1.42%) Azure Storage
15 16 (1.42%) PowerApps
16 15 (1.33%) Azure DevOps
16 15 (1.33%) Google Workspace
16 15 (1.33%) Rubrik
Communications & Networking
1 314 (27.94%) Firewall
2 268 (23.84%) DNS
3 238 (21.17%) DHCP
4 147 (13.08%) WAN
5 133 (11.83%) LAN
6 131 (11.65%) SAN
7 101 (8.99%) VPN
8 95 (8.45%) TCP/IP
9 69 (6.14%) Wireless
10 68 (6.05%) Wi-Fi
11 67 (5.96%) VLAN
12 66 (5.87%) VoIP
13 46 (4.09%) Remote Desktop
14 41 (3.65%) NAS
15 29 (2.58%) Internet
16 23 (2.05%) SD-WAN
17 22 (1.96%) FTP
17 22 (1.96%) SSL
18 21 (1.87%) Network Security
19 20 (1.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (15.57%) SQL Server
2 36 (3.20%) Amazon RDS
3 30 (2.67%) Power BI
4 23 (2.05%) DB2
5 20 (1.78%) MySQL
6 13 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
6 13 (1.16%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 13 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (0.80%) Relational Database
9 8 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.53%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.36%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.27%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.27%) Big Data
12 3 (0.27%) EDRMS
12 3 (0.27%) InterSystems Cache
12 3 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.18%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 61 (5.43%) Git
2 41 (3.65%) JIRA
3 21 (1.87%) GitLab
4 19 (1.69%) Jenkins
5 16 (1.42%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (0.53%) Bitbucket
6 6 (0.53%) Eclipse
6 6 (0.53%) Snyk
6 6 (0.53%) Trac
7 4 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.27%) IBM UrbanCode
8 3 (0.27%) Subversion
9 2 (0.18%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.089%) Chocolatey
10 1 (0.089%) Log4Net
10 1 (0.089%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 338 (30.07%) Social Skills
2 161 (14.32%) Finance
3 125 (11.12%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (4.00%) Legal
5 40 (3.56%) Banking
5 40 (3.56%) Public Sector
6 37 (3.29%) Documentation Skills
6 37 (3.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 36 (3.20%) Telecoms
8 32 (2.85%) Law
8 32 (2.85%) Marketing
9 27 (2.40%) Organisational Skills
10 21 (1.87%) Investment Banking
11 19 (1.69%) Retail
12 16 (1.42%) Manufacturing
13 15 (1.33%) Advertising
13 15 (1.33%) Military
14 14 (1.25%) Games
15 7 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.53%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 253 (22.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 210 (18.68%) Senior
3 173 (15.39%) IT Engineer
4 146 (12.99%) Support Engineer
5 135 (12.01%) IT Support
6 126 (11.21%) Analyst
7 99 (8.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 80 (7.12%) IT Support Engineer
9 71 (6.32%) 3rd Line Support
10 61 (5.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 58 (5.16%) Support Analyst
12 57 (5.07%) Windows Engineer
13 56 (4.98%) Consultant
13 56 (4.98%) Lead
14 54 (4.80%) 2nd Line Support
15 50 (4.45%) IT Manager
16 47 (4.18%) Administrator
17 43 (3.83%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 40 (3.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 40 (3.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (3.11%) .NET
2 19 (1.69%) ARM Templates
3 14 (1.25%) Web Services
4 13 (1.16%) HTML
5 11 (0.98%) CSS
6 10 (0.89%) AngularJS
7 9 (0.80%) .NET Core
8 8 (0.71%) ASP.NET
8 8 (0.71%) jQuery
8 8 (0.71%) REST
9 6 (0.53%) LDAP
9 6 (0.53%) React
10 5 (0.44%) AWS CDK
10 5 (0.44%) JSON
10 5 (0.44%) Middleware
10 5 (0.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (0.44%) XML
11 4 (0.36%) 802.1X
11 4 (0.36%) Blazor
11 4 (0.36%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 90 (8.01%) Self-Motivation
2 83 (7.38%) Data Centre
3 44 (3.91%) Clustering
3 44 (3.91%) Management Information System
4 42 (3.74%) PKI
5 29 (2.58%) Onboarding
6 26 (2.31%) Driving Licence
7 20 (1.78%) Fat Client
7 20 (1.78%) Thin Client
8 18 (1.60%) Replication
8 18 (1.60%) SCADA
9 17 (1.51%) Operational Technology
9 17 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
10 15 (1.33%) Client/Server
11 14 (1.25%) iPad
12 12 (1.07%) EFT
12 12 (1.07%) Private Cloud
12 12 (1.07%) Public Cloud
13 10 (0.89%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.62%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 1,122 (99.82%) Windows
2 218 (19.40%) Windows 10
3 209 (18.59%) Linux
4 201 (17.88%) Windows Server 2016
5 167 (14.86%) Windows Server 2019
6 153 (13.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 71 (6.32%) Unix
8 56 (4.98%) Windows 7
9 44 (3.91%) Windows 8
10 34 (3.02%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 23 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (1.87%) Mac OS
14 18 (1.60%) Windows NT
15 12 (1.07%) Android
15 12 (1.07%) Apple iOS
16 11 (0.98%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.44%) Windows XP
18 4 (0.36%) VMS
18 4 (0.36%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (27.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 256 (22.78%) ITIL
3 210 (18.68%) Problem-Solving
4 168 (14.95%) Customer Service
5 110 (9.79%) Cybersecurity
6 109 (9.70%) DevOps
7 89 (7.92%) Migration
8 81 (7.21%) Service Management
9 76 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 76 (6.76%) Mentoring
10 72 (6.41%) Agile
11 64 (5.69%) Server Management
12 63 (5.60%) Project Delivery
13 58 (5.16%) Continuous Improvement
14 57 (5.07%) CI/CD
15 55 (4.89%) Project Management
16 52 (4.63%) Problem Management
17 45 (4.00%) Information Security
18 44 (3.91%) Analytics
19 43 (3.83%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 293 (26.07%) PowerShell
2 173 (15.39%) SQL
3 47 (4.18%) Bash
4 46 (4.09%) C#
5 44 (3.91%) Python
6 30 (2.67%) VBScript
7 27 (2.40%) VB
8 25 (2.22%) Java
9 19 (1.69%) Korn
10 18 (1.60%) Perl
10 18 (1.60%) Ruby
11 16 (1.42%) Bicep
12 13 (1.16%) PL/SQL
13 9 (0.80%) JavaScript
13 9 (0.80%) T-SQL
14 8 (0.71%) TypeScript
15 5 (0.44%) Delphi
16 4 (0.36%) ActionScript
16 4 (0.36%) C++
16 4 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 192 (17.08%) Degree
2 117 (10.41%) Security Cleared
3 88 (7.83%) SC Cleared
4 53 (4.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 50 (4.45%) DV Cleared
6 31 (2.76%) MCSE
7 30 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
8 29 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
9 26 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
10 24 (2.14%) CCNA
11 20 (1.78%) Azure Certification
12 18 (1.60%) AWS Certification
12 18 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 18 (1.60%) MCSA
13 16 (1.42%) A+ Certification
14 15 (1.33%) CISA
15 12 (1.07%) MCP
16 8 (0.71%) CISSP
16 8 (0.71%) Network+ Certification
16 8 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.09%) SLA
2 42 (3.74%) Cyber Essentials
3 30 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (1.78%) QA
5 18 (1.60%) ITGC
6 17 (1.51%) PMO
7 10 (0.89%) GDPR
8 9 (0.80%) NIST
9 7 (0.62%) SOC 2
10 6 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 6 (0.53%) NCSC
11 5 (0.44%) Accessibility
12 3 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.089%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 713 (63.43%) Active Directory
2 332 (29.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 315 (28.02%) Hyper-V
4 73 (6.49%) VMware ESXi
5 62 (5.52%) Virtual Machines
6 58 (5.16%) vSphere
7 55 (4.89%) Virtual Desktop
8 42 (3.74%) XenApp
9 39 (3.47%) XenDesktop
10 35 (3.11%) Docker
11 31 (2.76%) VirtualBox
12 18 (1.60%) Firmware
13 14 (1.25%) VMware NSX
14 12 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
15 10 (0.89%) NFS
16 9 (0.80%) DFS Replication
17 7 (0.62%) Terminal Services
18 6 (0.53%) pfSense
19 4 (0.36%) OpenSSH
20 3 (0.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 192 (17.08%) Microsoft Intune
2 131 (11.65%) SCCM
3 63 (5.60%) Ansible
4 56 (4.98%) WSUS
5 50 (4.45%) vCenter Server
6 44 (3.91%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 41 (3.65%) Kubernetes
8 36 (3.20%) Microsoft Clustering
9 33 (2.94%) Terraform
10 32 (2.85%) Single Sign-On
11 30 (2.67%) SCOM
12 29 (2.58%) Puppet
13 19 (1.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 18 (1.60%) Nagios
14 18 (1.60%) Red Hat Satellite
15 15 (1.33%) Failover Clustering
15 15 (1.33%) Nessus
16 14 (1.25%) Sysprep
17 12 (1.07%) FortiGate
17 12 (1.07%) Grafana
Vendors
1 734 (65.30%) Microsoft
2 511 (45.46%) VMware
3 139 (12.37%) Citrix
4 113 (10.05%) Cisco
5 76 (6.76%) Veeam
6 57 (5.07%) HP
7 51 (4.54%) ServiceNow
8 48 (4.27%) Meraki
9 47 (4.18%) Oracle
10 36 (3.20%) Apple
10 36 (3.20%) Sun
11 34 (3.02%) NetApp
12 33 (2.94%) Red Hat
13 31 (2.76%) Fortinet
14 29 (2.58%) Dell
14 29 (2.58%) Sophos
15 23 (2.05%) Commvault
16 22 (1.96%) SAP
17 21 (1.87%) IBM
18 20 (1.78%) Google