Period
to 19 September 2019

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 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 41 36
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 463 506 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.19% 5.76% 6.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.98% 27.26% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 406 460 554
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £36,875 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.08% +13.46% -7.14%
10th Percentile £23,162 £23,000 £19,500
90th Percentile £50,500 £51,325 £47,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1,655 1,856 2,266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 22.14% 21.12% 22.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,159 1,564 1,860
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £23,059 £22,325 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,625 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Yorkshire

Windows Server
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Windows Server in Yorkshire

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

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 19 September 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
West Yorkshire +5 280 £35,000 -6.67% 74
North Yorkshire -55 77 £37,500 - 18
South Yorkshire +25 75 £31,500 -7.69% 14
East Yorkshire +1 24 £45,000 +24.39% 3
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 457 (98.70%) Windows
2 289 (62.42%) Microsoft
2 289 (62.42%) Active Directory
3 229 (49.46%) VMware
4 171 (36.93%) Office 365
5 164 (35.42%) Azure
6 153 (33.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 148 (31.97%) VMware Infrastructure
8 143 (30.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 132 (28.51%) Firewall
10 131 (28.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 129 (27.86%) Hyper-V
11 129 (27.86%) SQL
12 121 (26.13%) SQL Server
12 121 (26.13%) ITIL
13 114 (24.62%) DNS
14 98 (21.17%) MS Exchange
15 96 (20.73%) DHCP
16 91 (19.65%) Microsoft Office
17 90 (19.44%) WAN
18 87 (18.79%) PowerShell
19 85 (18.36%) Cisco
20 84 (18.14%) SAN
21 82 (17.71%) VPN
22 78 (16.85%) LAN
23 74 (15.98%) Citrix
24 72 (15.55%) IIS
24 72 (15.55%) SCCM
25 71 (15.33%) Windows 10
26 67 (14.47%) Microsoft Certification

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 98 (21.17%) MS Exchange
2 72 (15.55%) IIS
3 37 (7.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (7.99%) SharePoint
4 34 (7.34%) Skype for Business
5 28 (6.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.08%) OpenEdge
7 5 (1.08%) SAS
8 4 (0.86%) Apache
9 3 (0.65%) IBM Domino
9 3 (0.65%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 91 (19.65%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (2.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Q-Pulse
Cloud Services
1 171 (36.93%) Office 365
2 164 (35.42%) Azure
3 55 (11.88%) AWS
4 26 (5.62%) Azure Active Directory
5 25 (5.40%) SaaS
6 14 (3.02%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (2.59%) IaaS
8 7 (1.51%) PaaS
9 5 (1.08%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.65%) Power Platform
11 2 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.22%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 1 (0.22%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 132 (28.51%) Firewall
2 114 (24.62%) DNS
3 96 (20.73%) DHCP
4 90 (19.44%) WAN
5 84 (18.14%) SAN
6 82 (17.71%) VPN
7 78 (16.85%) LAN
8 55 (11.88%) TCP/IP
9 44 (9.50%) Wireless
10 37 (7.99%) Remote Desktop
10 37 (7.99%) VLAN
11 29 (6.26%) Skype
12 25 (5.40%) VoIP
13 24 (5.18%) Internet
13 24 (5.18%) ISDN
13 24 (5.18%) Wi-Fi
14 23 (4.97%) MPLS
15 16 (3.46%) NAS
16 15 (3.24%) NGN
16 15 (3.24%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (26.13%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (1.73%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.51%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (1.30%) MySQL
6 6 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (0.86%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.65%) Oracle Discoverer
9 3 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.65%) Power BI
9 3 (0.65%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.65%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.43%) DB2
10 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.22%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (5.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (1.73%) Selenium
2 8 (1.73%) WebDriver
3 6 (1.30%) LINQPad
3 6 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (0.65%) MSI
4 3 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.65%) WiX
5 2 (0.43%) JIRA
5 2 (0.43%) JMeter
5 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.43%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (6.70%) Finance
2 25 (5.40%) Retail
3 21 (4.54%) Manufacturing
3 21 (4.54%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.51%) Marketing
5 6 (1.30%) Law
5 6 (1.30%) Legal
5 6 (1.30%) Public Sector
6 4 (0.86%) Back Office
7 2 (0.43%) Electronics
8 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.22%) Automotive
8 1 (0.22%) Billing
8 1 (0.22%) Games
8 1 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 116 (25.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 72 (15.55%) Analyst
3 60 (12.96%) IT Support
4 57 (12.31%) IT Engineer
5 53 (11.45%) Support Engineer
6 40 (8.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 40 (8.64%) Support Analyst
7 29 (6.26%) Windows Engineer
8 26 (5.62%) 2nd Line Support
9 22 (4.75%) Server Engineer
10 21 (4.54%) IT Support Engineer
10 21 (4.54%) Systems Engineer
11 19 (4.10%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 19 (4.10%) IT Analyst
12 18 (3.89%) 3rd Line Support
12 18 (3.89%) Administrator
12 18 (3.89%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 18 (3.89%) Technical Support
13 17 (3.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 17 (3.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.67%) .NET
2 15 (3.24%) REST
3 11 (2.38%) SOAP
3 11 (2.38%) XML
4 10 (2.16%) HTML
5 7 (1.51%) JSON
6 5 (1.08%) Spring
6 5 (1.08%) Web Services
7 4 (0.86%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.65%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.43%) CSS
9 2 (0.43%) EDI
9 2 (0.43%) JSP
9 2 (0.43%) SailPoint
9 2 (0.43%) Servlets
9 2 (0.43%) SPML
9 2 (0.43%) WCF
10 1 (0.22%) COM
10 1 (0.22%) LDAP
10 1 (0.22%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.21%) Data Centre
2 23 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.54%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (4.32%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (4.10%) CMDB
6 16 (3.46%) Clustering
7 12 (2.59%) Public Cloud
8 11 (2.38%) Driving Licence
8 11 (2.38%) Private Cloud
9 8 (1.73%) Replication
10 6 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.08%) NHS
12 4 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.86%) iPad
12 4 (0.86%) iPhone
12 4 (0.86%) User Experience
13 3 (0.65%) Fat Client
13 3 (0.65%) HP Storage
13 3 (0.65%) PKI
13 3 (0.65%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 457 (98.70%) Windows
2 143 (30.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 131 (28.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 71 (15.33%) Windows 10
5 59 (12.74%) Linux
6 48 (10.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 42 (9.07%) Windows 7
8 36 (7.78%) Windows 8
9 8 (1.73%) Windows XP
10 7 (1.51%) Mac OS
10 7 (1.51%) Unix
11 5 (1.08%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.86%) CentOS
12 4 (0.86%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.65%) Android
14 2 (0.43%) AIX
14 2 (0.43%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (33.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 121 (26.13%) ITIL
3 48 (10.37%) Change Management
4 45 (9.72%) Project Delivery
5 39 (8.42%) Problem-Solving
6 35 (7.56%) Migration
7 32 (6.91%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (6.48%) Process Improvement
9 27 (5.83%) Patch Management
10 26 (5.62%) DevOps
10 26 (5.62%) Server Management
10 26 (5.62%) Service Delivery
11 22 (4.75%) Continuous Improvement
11 22 (4.75%) Time Management
12 21 (4.54%) Configuration Management
12 21 (4.54%) Disaster Recovery
12 21 (4.54%) High Availability
13 20 (4.32%) Antivirus Management
13 20 (4.32%) Virtual Infrastructure
14 19 (4.10%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 129 (27.86%) SQL
2 87 (18.79%) PowerShell
3 13 (2.81%) C#
4 6 (1.30%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.08%) T-SQL
6 4 (0.86%) Bash Shell
6 4 (0.86%) Perl
6 4 (0.86%) Python
7 3 (0.65%) Java
7 3 (0.65%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.43%) BeanShell
8 2 (0.43%) C
8 2 (0.43%) PHP
8 2 (0.43%) Ruby
8 2 (0.43%) VB
8 2 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 67 (14.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (9.50%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (8.86%) MCSE
4 40 (8.64%) CCNA
5 34 (7.34%) MCSA
6 22 (4.75%) CCNP
7 17 (3.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (3.24%) Degree
9 13 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (0.86%) CCA
11 4 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (0.86%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.86%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.86%) PMP
11 4 (0.86%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.86%) Security Cleared
12 3 (0.65%) CCAA
12 3 (0.65%) HND
12 3 (0.65%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.26%) SLA
2 20 (4.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.38%) QA
4 8 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 5 (1.08%) GDPR
5 5 (1.08%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 289 (62.42%) Active Directory
2 148 (31.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 129 (27.86%) Hyper-V
4 51 (11.02%) vSphere
5 50 (10.80%) XenApp
6 29 (6.26%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (5.18%) Virtual Servers
8 19 (4.10%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 12 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (2.38%) Terminal Services
11 10 (2.16%) VMware NSX
12 9 (1.94%) XenDesktop
13 8 (1.73%) Docker
14 6 (1.30%) Firmware
14 6 (1.30%) Xen
15 3 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
16 2 (0.43%) BitLocker
16 2 (0.43%) ISA Server
16 2 (0.43%) KVM
16 2 (0.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 72 (15.55%) SCCM
2 55 (11.88%) WSUS
3 22 (4.75%) Backup Exec
4 16 (3.46%) SCOM
5 14 (3.02%) vCenter Server
6 12 (2.59%) Puppet
7 11 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
8 9 (1.94%) Nessus
9 8 (1.73%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (1.51%) SCOrch
11 6 (1.30%) SolarWinds Orion
11 6 (1.30%) vRealize
12 5 (1.08%) Ansible
12 5 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
12 5 (1.08%) PaperCut
12 5 (1.08%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 4 (0.86%) SCVMM
13 4 (0.86%) Terraform
14 3 (0.65%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 289 (62.42%) Microsoft
2 229 (49.46%) VMware
3 85 (18.36%) Cisco
4 74 (15.98%) Citrix
5 56 (12.10%) Veeam
6 45 (9.72%) HP
7 31 (6.70%) Dell
8 21 (4.54%) NetApp
9 20 (4.32%) Mitel
10 18 (3.89%) Meraki
11 16 (3.46%) Siemens
12 12 (2.59%) Oracle
12 12 (2.59%) SonicWALL
12 12 (2.59%) Symantec
13 10 (2.16%) SolarWinds
14 9 (1.94%) Asigra
14 9 (1.94%) Qualys
15 8 (1.73%) F5
16 7 (1.51%) ESET
17 6 (1.30%) 3PAR