Period
to 11 May 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 11 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 50 38 39
Rank change year-on-year -12 +1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 260 289 479
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.15% 5.87% 6.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.44% 30.26% 28.94%
Number of salaries quoted 240 254 419
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,750 £23,000
25th Percentile £29,750 £30,000 £26,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £38,250 £40,750 £36,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.13% +13.19% -0.49%
75th Percentile £47,500 £50,750 £43,250
90th Percentile £57,000 £62,500 £48,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 1,022 955 1,655
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.26% 19.39% 22.06%
Number of salaries quoted 917 829 1,261
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +12.50% +2.56%
75th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £50,694
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,713 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.79% +0.45% -

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 11 May 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 11 May 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 -2 159 £42,500 +8.97% 32
South Yorkshire -9 60 £37,500 -11.76% 11
North Yorkshire -21 30 £32,500 -23.53% 11
East Yorkshire - 11 £40,000 - 2
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 11 May 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.

1 260 (100.00%) Windows
2 189 (72.69%) Active Directory
3 150 (57.69%) Microsoft
3 150 (57.69%) Microsoft 365
4 143 (55.00%) VMware
5 130 (50.00%) Azure
6 112 (43.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 96 (36.92%) Firewall
8 90 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
9 85 (32.69%) Social Skills
10 64 (24.62%) DNS
11 63 (24.23%) Windows 10
12 56 (21.54%) Cisco
13 53 (20.38%) SQL
14 49 (18.85%) Hyper-V
15 47 (18.08%) Windows Server 2008
15 47 (18.08%) Citrix
16 44 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
16 44 (16.92%) Windows Server 2016
17 43 (16.54%) SCCM
18 42 (16.15%) PowerShell
18 42 (16.15%) Windows Server 2019
19 41 (15.77%) SAN
20 40 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
20 40 (15.38%) ITIL
21 36 (13.85%) AWS
22 35 (13.46%) DHCP
23 34 (13.08%) Microsoft Office
24 32 (12.31%) Linux
25 31 (11.92%) SLA

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 27 (10.38%) MS Exchange
2 17 (6.54%) SharePoint
3 14 (5.38%) IIS
4 9 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.54%) nginx
7 1 (0.38%) Apache
7 1 (0.38%) CMS
7 1 (0.38%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (13.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.92%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.38%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 150 (57.69%) Microsoft 365
2 130 (50.00%) Azure
3 36 (13.85%) AWS
4 19 (7.31%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (5.77%) OneDrive
6 12 (4.62%) IaaS
7 6 (2.31%) Cohesity
8 4 (1.54%) SaaS
9 3 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.15%) PaaS
10 1 (0.38%) Azure Sentinel
10 1 (0.38%) GCP
10 1 (0.38%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 96 (36.92%) Firewall
2 64 (24.62%) DNS
3 41 (15.77%) SAN
4 35 (13.46%) DHCP
5 30 (11.54%) LAN
6 23 (8.85%) Wireless
7 22 (8.46%) Remote Desktop
8 20 (7.69%) TCP/IP
9 18 (6.92%) MPLS
9 18 (6.92%) VPN
10 17 (6.54%) WAN
11 15 (5.77%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (5.00%) Internet
12 13 (5.00%) WLAN
13 9 (3.46%) IPsec
13 9 (3.46%) Network Security
13 9 (3.46%) Skype
14 8 (3.08%) BGP
14 8 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (3.08%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.46%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (1.15%) MySQL
4 3 (1.15%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 85 (32.69%) Social Skills
2 24 (9.23%) Finance
3 18 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (6.54%) Retail
5 16 (6.15%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.08%) Marketing
7 7 (2.69%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.31%) Influencing Skills
8 6 (2.31%) Law
9 5 (1.92%) Public Sector
10 3 (1.15%) Organisational Skills
11 2 (0.77%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 103 (39.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (12.31%) IT Engineer
3 31 (11.92%) Support Engineer
4 29 (11.15%) Analyst
4 29 (11.15%) Azure Engineer
5 27 (10.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 26 (10.00%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
7 24 (9.23%) IT Support
7 24 (9.23%) Server Engineer
8 23 (8.85%) Windows Engineer
9 19 (7.31%) Active Directory Engineer
10 18 (6.92%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 18 (6.92%) IT Manager
11 16 (6.15%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
11 16 (6.15%) Windows Server Engineer
12 15 (5.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 15 (5.77%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (5.38%) Network Engineer
14 13 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
15 12 (4.62%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.08%) Web Services
2 7 (2.69%) .NET
3 4 (1.54%) JSON
4 2 (0.77%) CSS
4 2 (0.77%) Entity Framework
4 2 (0.77%) HTML
5 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.38%) COM
5 1 (0.38%) CSS3
5 1 (0.38%) EDI
5 1 (0.38%) HTML5
5 1 (0.38%) jQuery
5 1 (0.38%) LAMP
5 1 (0.38%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.38%) LDAP
5 1 (0.38%) Node.js
5 1 (0.38%) React
5 1 (0.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (0.38%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.85%) Driving Licence
1 10 (3.85%) FMCG
1 10 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (2.69%) Private Cloud
3 6 (2.31%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.31%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (1.15%) Smartphone
5 2 (0.77%) Fat Client
5 2 (0.77%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.38%) Cyberattack
6 1 (0.38%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.38%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.38%) PDA
6 1 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 260 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (24.23%) Windows 10
3 47 (18.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (16.92%) Windows Server 2016
5 42 (16.15%) Windows Server 2019
6 32 (12.31%) Linux
7 22 (8.46%) Windows 7
8 15 (5.77%) VMS
9 10 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (3.08%) Ubuntu
10 8 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.54%) Unix
11 4 (1.54%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.38%) Android
12 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.38%) Solaris
12 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (43.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 40 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 40 (15.38%) ITIL
3 26 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (8.46%) Project Delivery
5 17 (6.54%) Change Management
6 15 (5.77%) Cybersecurity
6 15 (5.77%) Migration
7 14 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (5.38%) Project Management
8 13 (5.00%) DNA
8 13 (5.00%) High Availability
9 12 (4.62%) Capacity Planning
9 12 (4.62%) Presales
10 11 (4.23%) ERP
10 11 (4.23%) Resource Allocation
10 11 (4.23%) Security Patching
11 10 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (3.85%) Service Management
11 10 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (20.38%) SQL
2 42 (16.15%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.85%) PHP
4 8 (3.08%) Python
5 7 (2.69%) C#
6 2 (0.77%) VB
7 1 (0.38%) AWK
7 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.38%) C
7 1 (0.38%) C++
7 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.38%) Perl
7 1 (0.38%) sed
7 1 (0.38%) VC++
Qualifications
1 15 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (3.85%) MCSE
4 8 (3.08%) CCNP
4 8 (3.08%) JNCIP
5 4 (1.54%) CCNA
5 4 (1.54%) Degree
6 3 (1.15%) MCSA
7 2 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.38%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (11.92%) SLA
2 6 (2.31%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 3 (1.15%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.77%) PMO
6 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 189 (72.69%) Active Directory
2 90 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (18.85%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.85%) XenDesktop
5 9 (3.46%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (3.08%) FreeRADIUS
6 8 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (2.31%) BitLocker
7 6 (2.31%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (1.54%) vSphere
9 2 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 43 (16.54%) SCCM
2 16 (6.15%) WSUS
3 14 (5.38%) SCOM
4 12 (4.62%) FortiGate
5 10 (3.85%) NetBackup
5 10 (3.85%) vCenter Server
6 8 (3.08%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (3.08%) SCVMM
6 8 (3.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 7 (2.69%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (1.92%) PaperCut
9 4 (1.54%) HAProxy
9 4 (1.54%) Nagios
9 4 (1.54%) NetVault Backup
9 4 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.77%) Ansible
10 2 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.38%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.38%) SmoothWall
11 1 (0.38%) WMI
Vendors
1 150 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 143 (55.00%) VMware
3 56 (21.54%) Cisco
4 47 (18.08%) Citrix
5 27 (10.38%) Veeam
6 24 (9.23%) EMC
7 23 (8.85%) Dell
7 23 (8.85%) HP
8 16 (6.15%) CommVault
8 16 (6.15%) Juniper
9 12 (4.62%) Palo Alto
9 12 (4.62%) Symantec
9 12 (4.62%) Zerto
10 11 (4.23%) Dell Compellent
10 11 (4.23%) NetApp
11 10 (3.85%) IBM
11 10 (3.85%) Red Hat
11 10 (3.85%) SolarWinds
12 9 (3.46%) Meraki
12 9 (3.46%) SAP