Period
to 29 November 2020

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 29 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 43 38 40
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 165 401 491
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.16% 6.04% 5.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.84% 29.27% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 190 359 449
Median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% +12.90%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,750 £23,950
90th Percentile £50,000 £56,250 £52,500
England median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - -

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 692 1,370 1,789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 21.65% 20.63% 21.51%
Number of salaries quoted 601 1,079 1,476
Median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +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 29 November 2020.

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 29 November 2020. 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 +4 126 £33,500 -12.99% 36
South Yorkshire -21 17 £32,500 -2.99% 17
North Yorkshire -7 16 £28,000 -25.33% 4
East Yorkshire +3 5 £27,500 - 3
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 29 November 2020, 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.

1 165 (100.00%) Windows
2 115 (69.70%) Active Directory
3 97 (58.79%) Microsoft
4 94 (56.97%) Office 365
5 90 (54.55%) Azure
6 88 (53.33%) VMware
7 68 (41.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 51 (30.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 49 (29.70%) Hyper-V
10 47 (28.48%) Firewall
11 34 (20.61%) DNS
11 34 (20.61%) TCP/IP
11 34 (20.61%) SQL
12 33 (20.00%) PowerShell
13 30 (18.18%) ITIL
13 30 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
13 30 (18.18%) Windows 10
14 25 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
14 25 (15.15%) LAN
14 25 (15.15%) WAN
15 24 (14.55%) DHCP
16 23 (13.94%) SharePoint
17 22 (13.33%) Cisco
18 21 (12.73%) Microsoft Office
19 20 (12.12%) AWS
19 20 (12.12%) Windows Server 2016
20 19 (11.52%) SLA
20 19 (11.52%) Citrix
21 18 (10.91%) VPN
22 17 (10.30%) MS Exchange

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 23 (13.94%) SharePoint
2 17 (10.30%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.45%) IIS
4 4 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.21%) DNN
5 2 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.61%) Apache
6 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (12.73%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (6.06%) Sentinel
2 2 (1.21%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.61%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 94 (56.97%) Office 365
2 90 (54.55%) Azure
3 30 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
4 20 (12.12%) AWS
5 12 (7.27%) OneDrive
6 4 (2.42%) Mimecast
7 3 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.82%) SaaS
8 2 (1.21%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.21%) GCP
8 2 (1.21%) GitHub
8 2 (1.21%) IaaS
8 2 (1.21%) PaaS
9 1 (0.61%) G Suite
9 1 (0.61%) Power Automate
9 1 (0.61%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 47 (28.48%) Firewall
2 34 (20.61%) DNS
2 34 (20.61%) TCP/IP
3 25 (15.15%) LAN
3 25 (15.15%) WAN
4 24 (14.55%) DHCP
5 18 (10.91%) VPN
6 15 (9.09%) SAN
6 15 (9.09%) VLAN
7 13 (7.88%) Intrusion Detection
7 13 (7.88%) Wireless
8 8 (4.85%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (3.64%) NAS
10 5 (3.03%) MPLS
10 5 (3.03%) Skype
11 4 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (2.42%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (1.82%) VoIP
13 2 (1.21%) 3G
13 2 (1.21%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.64%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.21%) Redis
5 1 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.42%) JIRA
2 2 (1.21%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.21%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (3.64%) Finance
1 6 (3.64%) Manufacturing
2 3 (1.82%) Public Sector
2 3 (1.82%) Retail
3 2 (1.21%) Electronics
3 2 (1.21%) Law
3 2 (1.21%) Marketing
3 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.61%) Games
4 1 (0.61%) German Language
Job Titles
1 38 (23.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (15.15%) Windows Engineer
3 24 (14.55%) Support Engineer
4 23 (13.94%) Analyst
5 22 (13.33%) IT Engineer
6 21 (12.73%) Administrator
7 20 (12.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 20 (12.12%) IT Support
8 14 (8.48%) Azure Engineer
9 11 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (6.67%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (6.06%) Service Analyst
10 10 (6.06%) Support Analyst
10 10 (6.06%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (6.06%) Windows Support Engineer
11 9 (5.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (5.45%) Cloud Engineer
11 9 (5.45%) IT Support Engineer
11 9 (5.45%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.82%) COM
1 3 (1.82%) Web Services
2 2 (1.21%) .NET
2 2 (1.21%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (1.21%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (1.21%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.61%) CSS
3 1 (0.61%) HTML
3 1 (0.61%) WF
3 1 (0.61%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.70%) Driving Licence
2 13 (7.88%) Cyberthreat
3 12 (7.27%) Cyberattack
4 10 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.45%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.03%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.42%) Replication
7 4 (2.42%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.82%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.21%) Clustering
9 2 (1.21%) iPad
9 2 (1.21%) iPhone
9 2 (1.21%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.61%) NHS
10 1 (0.61%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 165 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (18.18%) Windows 10
3 25 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (12.12%) Windows Server 2016
5 16 (9.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (9.09%) Linux
6 15 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 11 (6.67%) Windows Server 2019
8 7 (4.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.42%) Android
10 3 (1.82%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.82%) Unix
11 2 (1.21%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (30.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 30 (18.18%) ITIL
3 17 (10.30%) Incident Management
4 15 (9.09%) DevOps
5 14 (8.48%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (7.88%) SIEM
6 13 (7.88%) Threat Intelligence
7 12 (7.27%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 12 (7.27%) Event Correlation
7 12 (7.27%) Use Case
8 11 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (6.67%) Information Security
9 10 (6.06%) Migration
9 10 (6.06%) Service Management
10 9 (5.45%) Dashboard Development
10 9 (5.45%) Infrastructure Automation
10 9 (5.45%) Problem Management
11 8 (4.85%) Configuration Management
11 8 (4.85%) Infrastructure as Code
12 6 (3.64%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 34 (20.61%) SQL
2 33 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.64%) T-SQL
4 4 (2.42%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.21%) C
6 1 (0.61%) C#
6 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.61%) PHP
6 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (4.85%) Degree
3 6 (3.64%) DBS Check
4 5 (3.03%) A+ Certification
4 5 (3.03%) HNC
4 5 (3.03%) MCDST
4 5 (3.03%) MCSA
4 5 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.42%) CCNA
5 4 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.42%) MCSE
6 3 (1.82%) MCP
7 2 (1.21%) CCNP
7 2 (1.21%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.21%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.21%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.61%) CISSP
8 1 (0.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.52%) SLA
2 4 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.21%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 115 (69.70%) Active Directory
2 68 (41.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (29.70%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.82%) Docker
5 3 (1.82%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.82%) vSphere
5 3 (1.82%) XenApp
6 2 (1.21%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.61%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.61%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.61%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (9.70%) SCCM
2 13 (7.88%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (3.64%) Ansible
3 6 (3.64%) SCOM
4 5 (3.03%) Terraform
5 4 (2.42%) Nagios
5 4 (2.42%) Puppet
6 3 (1.82%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.82%) PaperCut
6 3 (1.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (1.82%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.21%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.21%) Grafana
7 2 (1.21%) Nessus
7 2 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.21%) Packer
7 2 (1.21%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.21%) WSUS
8 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.61%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 97 (58.79%) Microsoft
2 88 (53.33%) VMware
3 22 (13.33%) Cisco
4 19 (11.52%) Citrix
5 14 (8.48%) Veeam
6 8 (4.85%) SonicWALL
7 7 (4.24%) Dell
7 7 (4.24%) NetApp
8 6 (3.64%) SolarWinds
9 4 (2.42%) Mitel
9 4 (2.42%) Palo Alto
9 4 (2.42%) WatchGuard
10 3 (1.82%) Barracuda Networks
10 3 (1.82%) EqualLogic
10 3 (1.82%) HP
10 3 (1.82%) Symantec
11 2 (1.21%) AppDynamics
11 2 (1.21%) CommVault
11 2 (1.21%) SAP
11 2 (1.21%) Zerto