Period
to 1 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 1 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
1 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 46 34 38
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 226 342 436
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.22% 5.62% 5.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.36% 28.62% 28.31%
Number of salaries quoted 269 312 392
Median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +9.59% +12.31%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £64,875 £51,125
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 891 1,195 1,540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.60% 19.64% 21.02%
Number of salaries quoted 802 1,017 1,242
Median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,390 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Yorkshire

Windows Server
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Windows Server in Yorkshire

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 1 March 2021.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Yorkshire

Windows Server
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 1 March 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
West Yorkshire +8 168 £37,500 -8.54% 36
South Yorkshire -20 36 £32,250 -11.64% 15
North Yorkshire -33 16 £31,500 -21.25% 4
East Yorkshire -8 5 £30,000 -18.98% 1
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 226 (100.00%) Windows
2 169 (74.78%) Active Directory
3 144 (63.72%) Microsoft 365
4 139 (61.50%) Microsoft
5 136 (60.18%) VMware
6 124 (54.87%) Azure
7 92 (40.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 90 (39.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 73 (32.30%) Firewall
10 63 (27.88%) Hyper-V
11 62 (27.43%) DNS
12 53 (23.45%) Windows 10
13 45 (19.91%) SQL
14 41 (18.14%) SAN
15 40 (17.70%) DHCP
15 40 (17.70%) PowerShell
16 36 (15.93%) SLA
17 34 (15.04%) Cisco
17 34 (15.04%) TCP/IP
17 34 (15.04%) Windows Server 2008
18 33 (14.60%) Citrix
18 33 (14.60%) Microsoft Office
18 33 (14.60%) ITIL
18 33 (14.60%) Windows Server 2016
18 33 (14.60%) Azure Active Directory
19 32 (14.16%) Disaster Recovery
20 30 (13.27%) SharePoint
20 30 (13.27%) MS Exchange
21 29 (12.83%) Windows Server 2012
22 28 (12.39%) LAN

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 30 (13.27%) MS Exchange
1 30 (13.27%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.87%) IIS
3 7 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.88%) DNN
5 2 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 33 (14.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.54%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.44%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 144 (63.72%) Microsoft 365
2 124 (54.87%) Azure
3 33 (14.60%) Azure Active Directory
4 20 (8.85%) AWS
5 18 (7.96%) OneDrive
6 8 (3.54%) IaaS
7 3 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.88%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.88%) Cohesity
8 2 (0.88%) GCP
8 2 (0.88%) GitHub
9 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.44%) G Suite
9 1 (0.44%) PaaS
9 1 (0.44%) Power Automate
9 1 (0.44%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (32.30%) Firewall
2 62 (27.43%) DNS
3 41 (18.14%) SAN
4 40 (17.70%) DHCP
5 34 (15.04%) TCP/IP
6 28 (12.39%) LAN
6 28 (12.39%) WAN
7 15 (6.64%) MPLS
7 15 (6.64%) VLAN
7 15 (6.64%) VPN
8 14 (6.19%) Wireless
9 13 (5.75%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (4.87%) Remote Desktop
11 10 (4.42%) Internet
11 10 (4.42%) Intrusion Detection
11 10 (4.42%) Skype
12 8 (3.54%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (3.54%) NAS
13 5 (2.21%) VoIP
14 4 (1.77%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.75%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.88%) Redis
4 1 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.33%) JIRA
3 1 (0.44%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 21 (9.29%) Finance
2 8 (3.54%) Marketing
3 5 (2.21%) Law
3 5 (2.21%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.33%) Public Sector
5 2 (0.88%) Electronics
5 2 (0.88%) Retail
6 1 (0.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 81 (35.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 38 (16.81%) IT Engineer
3 29 (12.83%) Support Engineer
4 27 (11.95%) Analyst
5 24 (10.62%) IT Support
6 22 (9.73%) Administrator
6 22 (9.73%) Azure Engineer
7 21 (9.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 18 (7.96%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 17 (7.52%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (6.64%) IT Support Engineer
11 13 (5.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 12 (5.31%) 2nd Line Support
12 12 (5.31%) Infrastructure Support
13 11 (4.87%) Cloud Engineer
13 11 (4.87%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (4.87%) IT Manager
13 11 (4.87%) Support Analyst
13 11 (4.87%) Windows Engineer
14 10 (4.42%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.29%) Web Services
2 6 (2.65%) .NET
3 2 (0.88%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (0.88%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.88%) COM
3 2 (0.88%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (0.88%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.44%) CSS
4 1 (0.44%) JSON
4 1 (0.44%) LDAP
4 1 (0.44%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
1 17 (7.52%) Driving Licence
2 16 (7.08%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (4.42%) Cyberthreat
4 9 (3.98%) Cyberattack
4 9 (3.98%) FMCG
5 7 (3.10%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.10%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.77%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.33%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.88%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.88%) Replication
9 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.44%) Clustering
9 1 (0.44%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.44%) NHS
9 1 (0.44%) PDA
9 1 (0.44%) PlayStation
9 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 226 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (23.45%) Windows 10
3 34 (15.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (14.60%) Windows Server 2016
5 29 (12.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (11.95%) Windows Server 2019
7 20 (8.85%) Linux
8 19 (8.41%) Windows 7
9 13 (5.75%) VMS
10 9 (3.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.33%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.33%) Unix
13 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.44%) Solaris
13 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (39.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 33 (14.60%) ITIL
3 32 (14.16%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (10.62%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (7.96%) SIEM
6 17 (7.52%) Change Management
6 17 (7.52%) Project Delivery
7 14 (6.19%) Infrastructure Automation
8 13 (5.75%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (5.31%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (5.31%) DevOps
10 10 (4.42%) Configuration Management
10 10 (4.42%) Incident Management
10 10 (4.42%) Information Security
10 10 (4.42%) Migration
10 10 (4.42%) Security Patching
10 10 (4.42%) Service Management
10 10 (4.42%) Threat Intelligence
11 9 (3.98%) Event Correlation
11 9 (3.98%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 45 (19.91%) SQL
2 40 (17.70%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.21%) C#
4 4 (1.77%) PHP
5 3 (1.33%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.33%) Python
5 3 (1.33%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.88%) VB
7 1 (0.44%) AWK
7 1 (0.44%) C++
7 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.44%) Perl
7 1 (0.44%) sed
7 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.44%) VC++
Qualifications
1 15 (6.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.10%) Degree
4 6 (2.65%) CCNA
5 5 (2.21%) A+ Certification
5 5 (2.21%) HNC
5 5 (2.21%) MCDST
5 5 (2.21%) MCSE
6 4 (1.77%) CCNP
6 4 (1.77%) DBS Check
6 4 (1.77%) MCSA
7 3 (1.33%) JNCIP
7 3 (1.33%) MCP
8 2 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.44%) CISSP
9 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.44%) ISEB
9 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (15.93%) SLA
2 5 (2.21%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (2.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 4 (1.77%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.88%) PMO
System Software
1 169 (74.78%) Active Directory
2 92 (40.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (27.88%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.98%) XenDesktop
5 8 (3.54%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (3.54%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.33%) FreeRADIUS
7 2 (0.88%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.88%) vSphere
8 1 (0.44%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.44%) Docker
8 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (10.18%) SCCM
2 16 (7.08%) WSUS
3 14 (6.19%) SCOM
4 13 (5.75%) Microsoft Intune
5 9 (3.98%) NetBackup
5 9 (3.98%) SCVMM
5 9 (3.98%) vCenter Server
6 8 (3.54%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (3.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 7 (3.10%) FortiGate
8 6 (2.65%) PaperCut
9 5 (2.21%) Ansible
10 4 (1.77%) NetVault Backup
10 4 (1.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (1.33%) Kubernetes
11 3 (1.33%) Puppet
11 3 (1.33%) Terraform
12 2 (0.88%) Nagios
12 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 139 (61.50%) Microsoft
2 136 (60.18%) VMware
3 34 (15.04%) Cisco
4 33 (14.60%) Citrix
5 25 (11.06%) Veeam
6 21 (9.29%) Dell
7 18 (7.96%) EMC
8 16 (7.08%) HP
9 14 (6.19%) SonicWALL
10 13 (5.75%) CommVault
11 12 (5.31%) Symantec
12 11 (4.87%) Juniper
12 11 (4.87%) SolarWinds
13 10 (4.42%) Dell Compellent
14 9 (3.98%) Red Hat
15 8 (3.54%) NetApp
16 6 (2.65%) Mitel
17 5 (2.21%) IBM
17 5 (2.21%) Meraki
18 4 (1.77%) Zerto