Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 54 48 42
Rank change year-on-year -6 -6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 306 146 423
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.55% 5.29% 6.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.04% 25.26% 27.70%
Number of salaries quoted 281 137 363
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £23,500
25th Percentile £33,750 £26,250 £27,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £36,500 £36,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.59% +1.39% +2.86%
75th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +13.92% -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 1,273 578 1,527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.94% 20.93% 21.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,052 507 1,112
10th Percentile £24,413 £25,750 £23,250
25th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £28,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £53,563
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -33 169 £40,000 +8.11% 54
South Yorkshire 0 65 £39,810 +22.49% 24
North Yorkshire +22 53 £40,000 - 16
East Yorkshire -1 16 £35,000 +27.27% 3
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 306 (100.00%) Windows
2 181 (59.15%) Microsoft
3 180 (58.82%) Active Directory
4 156 (50.98%) Microsoft 365
5 120 (39.22%) Azure
6 108 (35.29%) VMware
7 106 (34.64%) Firewall
8 84 (27.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 80 (26.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 78 (25.49%) SQL
11 72 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
12 71 (23.20%) Social Skills
13 70 (22.88%) SQL Server
14 67 (21.90%) ITIL
14 67 (21.90%) Hyper-V
15 65 (21.24%) Windows Server 2012
15 65 (21.24%) Cisco
16 62 (20.26%) Windows Server 2019
17 60 (19.61%) VPN
18 57 (18.63%) SAN
19 54 (17.65%) SharePoint
20 51 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
20 51 (16.67%) Windows 10
21 50 (16.34%) Citrix
22 49 (16.01%) Linux
22 49 (16.01%) MS Exchange
23 47 (15.36%) DNS
23 47 (15.36%) SCCM
23 47 (15.36%) Problem-Solving
24 46 (15.03%) Windows Server 2016

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 54 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 49 (16.01%) MS Exchange
3 33 (10.78%) IIS
4 15 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.31%) Apache
6 3 (0.98%) CMS
6 3 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.65%) Confluence
7 2 (0.65%) nginx
8 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 51 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.98%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 156 (50.98%) Microsoft 365
2 120 (39.22%) Azure
3 31 (10.13%) AWS
4 24 (7.84%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (3.92%) IaaS
6 11 (3.59%) PaaS
6 11 (3.59%) SaaS
7 10 (3.27%) OneDrive
8 6 (1.96%) Cohesity
9 5 (1.63%) Slack
10 4 (1.31%) GitHub
11 3 (0.98%) Akamai
11 3 (0.98%) Azure Sentinel
12 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.33%) GCP
12 1 (0.33%) Google Workspace
12 1 (0.33%) Power Automate
12 1 (0.33%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 106 (34.64%) Firewall
2 60 (19.61%) VPN
3 57 (18.63%) SAN
4 47 (15.36%) DNS
5 43 (14.05%) LAN
6 40 (13.07%) DHCP
7 39 (12.75%) WAN
8 34 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 31 (10.13%) Wi-Fi
10 24 (7.84%) VLAN
11 23 (7.52%) Remote Desktop
12 16 (5.23%) Network Security
12 16 (5.23%) VoIP
13 12 (3.92%) Wireless
14 11 (3.59%) Skype
15 10 (3.27%) NAS
16 8 (2.61%) Cisco ISE
16 8 (2.61%) SSL
17 7 (2.29%) Unified Communications
17 7 (2.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (22.88%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.25%) Amazon RDS
2 13 (4.25%) MySQL
3 10 (3.27%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.63%) Electronic Patient Records
5 5 (1.63%) Redis
5 5 (1.63%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.63%) SQL Server 2019
6 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.33%) Power BI
7 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (1.31%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.65%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.65%) JIRA
4 2 (0.65%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.33%) git-flow
5 1 (0.33%) IBM UrbanCode
5 1 (0.33%) MSI
5 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 71 (23.20%) Social Skills
2 37 (12.09%) Finance
3 16 (5.23%) Organisational Skills
4 11 (3.59%) Public Sector
5 10 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.27%) Retail
6 9 (2.94%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.61%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.29%) Law
9 4 (1.31%) Legal
10 3 (0.98%) Games
11 1 (0.33%) Banking
11 1 (0.33%) Influencing Skills
11 1 (0.33%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 70 (22.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 44 (14.38%) Support Engineer
3 28 (9.15%) 2nd Line Support
3 28 (9.15%) IT Support
4 26 (8.50%) Analyst
5 23 (7.52%) IT Engineer
6 20 (6.54%) 3rd Line Support
6 20 (6.54%) Server Engineer
7 19 (6.21%) Linux Engineer
8 18 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
9 17 (5.56%) Architect
9 17 (5.56%) Network Engineer
9 17 (5.56%) PHP Architect
10 16 (5.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 14 (4.58%) Consultant
12 13 (4.25%) IT Manager
12 13 (4.25%) Server Support
12 13 (4.25%) Team Leader
12 13 (4.25%) Windows Server Engineer
13 12 (3.92%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.54%) Web Services
2 14 (4.58%) .NET
3 7 (2.29%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (1.63%) .NET Framework
4 5 (1.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 5 (1.63%) SignalR
5 3 (0.98%) EDI
5 3 (0.98%) LAMP
6 2 (0.65%) COM
6 2 (0.65%) JSON
7 1 (0.33%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.33%) Middleware
7 1 (0.33%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.33%) WebSockets
7 1 (0.33%) XML
7 1 (0.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.50%) Data Centre
2 24 (7.84%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.27%) Public Cloud
3 10 (3.27%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.29%) Driving Licence
6 6 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (1.63%) e-Health
7 5 (1.63%) LIMS
7 5 (1.63%) PACS
8 4 (1.31%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.31%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.31%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.98%) CMDB
9 3 (0.98%) Housing Association
9 3 (0.98%) VLE
10 2 (0.65%) CCTV
10 2 (0.65%) Cyberattack
10 2 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 306 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (21.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 62 (20.26%) Windows Server 2019
4 51 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 49 (16.01%) Linux
6 46 (15.03%) Windows Server 2016
7 44 (14.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (5.88%) Debian
10 13 (4.25%) Unix
11 12 (3.92%) Windows 7
12 8 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (2.29%) Android
14 3 (0.98%) Solaris
15 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.33%) AIX
16 1 (0.33%) CentOS
16 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (27.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 72 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 67 (21.90%) ITIL
4 47 (15.36%) Problem-Solving
5 34 (11.11%) Business Continuity
6 32 (10.46%) DevOps
7 31 (10.13%) Project Management
8 29 (9.48%) Incident Management
9 27 (8.82%) Change Management
10 25 (8.17%) ERP
11 21 (6.86%) Capacity Management
11 21 (6.86%) E-Commerce
11 21 (6.86%) High Availability
11 21 (6.86%) Problem Management
12 20 (6.54%) Project Delivery
12 20 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (6.21%) Service Delivery
14 18 (5.88%) Configuration Management
14 18 (5.88%) Virtual Infrastructure
15 17 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 78 (25.49%) SQL
2 32 (10.46%) PowerShell
3 21 (6.86%) PHP
4 18 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 6 (1.96%) C#
6 5 (1.63%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.98%) Java
8 2 (0.65%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.65%) C
8 2 (0.65%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.33%) Python
9 1 (0.33%) VB
9 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (8.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (5.88%) CCNA
2 18 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (4.25%) MCSE
4 9 (2.94%) MCSA
5 7 (2.29%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.29%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.96%) CCNP
7 4 (1.31%) Degree
8 3 (0.98%) NVQ Level 3
9 2 (0.65%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.65%) HNC
9 2 (0.65%) MCDST
10 1 (0.33%) MCITP
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (14.05%) SLA
2 9 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 5 (1.63%) HL7
5 3 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.65%) GDPR
6 2 (0.65%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.65%) NCSC
6 2 (0.65%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.33%) Accessibility
System Software
1 180 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 80 (26.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (21.90%) Hyper-V
4 30 (9.80%) Docker
5 18 (5.88%) KVM
6 13 (4.25%) BitLocker
7 6 (1.96%) Firmware
7 6 (1.96%) Terminal Services
7 6 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (1.96%) vSphere
8 5 (1.63%) XenApp
9 4 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.98%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.98%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 47 (15.36%) SCCM
2 33 (10.78%) Microsoft Intune
3 18 (5.88%) Rancher
4 13 (4.25%) Kubernetes
4 13 (4.25%) SCOM
5 11 (3.59%) SCVMM
5 11 (3.59%) WSUS
6 8 (2.61%) Puppet
6 8 (2.61%) Terraform
7 6 (1.96%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 5 (1.63%) Ansible
8 5 (1.63%) Cisco Prime
8 5 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.63%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (1.31%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (1.31%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.98%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.98%) Check_MK
11 2 (0.65%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.65%) Nessus
Vendors
1 181 (59.15%) Microsoft
2 108 (35.29%) VMware
3 65 (21.24%) Cisco
4 50 (16.34%) Citrix
5 40 (13.07%) Veeam
6 22 (7.19%) Dell
7 18 (5.88%) Oracle
8 17 (5.56%) CommVault
9 15 (4.90%) HP
9 15 (4.90%) SonicWALL
10 12 (3.92%) Meraki
11 11 (3.59%) Apple
11 11 (3.59%) IBM
11 11 (3.59%) NetApp
11 11 (3.59%) Veritas
12 9 (2.94%) Aruba
12 9 (2.94%) Red Hat
13 8 (2.61%) Dell Compellent
13 8 (2.61%) Remedy
14 7 (2.29%) EMC