Period
to 1 August 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 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 53 36 50
Rank change year-on-year -17 +14 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 269 223 458
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.54% 6.21% 6.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.74% 32.55% 26.71%
Number of salaries quoted 251 199 407
10th Percentile £24,985 £25,750 £23,000
25th Percentile £33,861 £29,500 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £42,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +20.00% -6.04%
75th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £56,000 £60,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.88% -

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 1,183 685 1,715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.96% 19.07% 22.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,017 587 1,201
10th Percentile £23,650 £26,250 £23,250
25th Percentile £35,250 £33,000 £28,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% -
75th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £50,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,050 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 August 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 August 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 -39 135 £42,500 +8.97% 67
South Yorkshire -1 66 £39,810 -6.33% 16
North Yorkshire 0 53 £39,500 -10.23% 13
East Yorkshire +3 13 £40,000 +44.14% 3
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 269 (100.00%) Windows
2 180 (66.91%) Active Directory
3 150 (55.76%) Microsoft
4 146 (54.28%) Microsoft 365
5 108 (40.15%) Azure
6 107 (39.78%) VMware
7 103 (38.29%) Firewall
8 94 (34.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 80 (29.74%) Social Skills
10 75 (27.88%) Cisco
11 68 (25.28%) VMware Infrastructure
12 56 (20.82%) SQL
13 55 (20.45%) Disaster Recovery
13 55 (20.45%) Windows 10
14 52 (19.33%) ITIL
15 51 (18.96%) DNS
15 51 (18.96%) Windows Server 2019
16 50 (18.59%) Citrix
17 49 (18.22%) Windows Server 2008
18 47 (17.47%) SQL Server
19 46 (17.10%) LAN
19 46 (17.10%) SAN
20 45 (16.73%) Microsoft Office
21 42 (15.61%) Linux
21 42 (15.61%) PowerShell
22 41 (15.24%) Hyper-V
23 40 (14.87%) Windows Server 2012
23 40 (14.87%) Windows Server 2016
24 38 (14.13%) SCCM
25 36 (13.38%) VPN

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 20 (7.43%) SharePoint
2 18 (6.69%) MS Exchange
3 17 (6.32%) IIS
4 5 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.49%) nginx
6 3 (1.12%) CMS
7 2 (0.74%) Apache
7 2 (0.74%) Confluence
7 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.37%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 45 (16.73%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.86%) SAP Business One
2 3 (1.12%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 146 (54.28%) Microsoft 365
2 108 (40.15%) Azure
3 35 (13.01%) AWS
4 16 (5.95%) IaaS
5 11 (4.09%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (3.72%) Cohesity
7 8 (2.97%) OneDrive
7 8 (2.97%) PaaS
7 8 (2.97%) SaaS
8 3 (1.12%) Azure Sentinel
8 3 (1.12%) GitHub
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.37%) Google Workspace
9 1 (0.37%) Power Automate
9 1 (0.37%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.37%) Route 53
9 1 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 103 (38.29%) Firewall
2 51 (18.96%) DNS
3 46 (17.10%) LAN
3 46 (17.10%) SAN
4 36 (13.38%) VPN
5 34 (12.64%) DHCP
6 33 (12.27%) WAN
7 29 (10.78%) Wi-Fi
8 26 (9.67%) TCP/IP
9 19 (7.06%) Remote Desktop
10 18 (6.69%) Wireless
11 15 (5.58%) WLAN
12 12 (4.46%) Cisco ISE
12 12 (4.46%) MPLS
13 11 (4.09%) Internet
14 10 (3.72%) Cisco Firepower
14 10 (3.72%) IPsec
15 9 (3.35%) BGP
15 9 (3.35%) Network Security
15 9 (3.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (17.47%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.23%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (2.23%) MySQL
2 6 (2.23%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.86%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.37%) Power BI
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.74%) JIRA
1 2 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.37%) git-flow
2 1 (0.37%) IBM UrbanCode
2 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.37%) MSI
2 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
General
1 80 (29.74%) Social Skills
2 22 (8.18%) Finance
3 17 (6.32%) Retail
4 16 (5.95%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.83%) Organisational Skills
6 9 (3.35%) Public Sector
7 8 (2.97%) Law
7 8 (2.97%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.86%) Influencing Skills
10 4 (1.49%) Legal
11 2 (0.74%) Games
12 1 (0.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (30.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 35 (13.01%) Support Engineer
3 28 (10.41%) IT Engineer
3 28 (10.41%) Windows Engineer
4 26 (9.67%) Server Engineer
5 25 (9.29%) IT Support
6 24 (8.92%) Network Engineer
7 23 (8.55%) Analyst
7 23 (8.55%) Azure Engineer
8 22 (8.18%) Windows Server Engineer
9 21 (7.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 19 (7.06%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
11 18 (6.69%) Active Directory Engineer
12 17 (6.32%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
13 16 (5.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 16 (5.95%) 3rd Line Support
14 15 (5.58%) Senior Network Engineer
14 15 (5.58%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
15 14 (5.20%) IT Manager
16 13 (4.83%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.09%) Web Services
2 10 (3.72%) .NET
3 4 (1.49%) JSON
4 3 (1.12%) EDI
5 2 (0.74%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.74%) COM
5 2 (0.74%) CSS
5 2 (0.74%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.74%) Entity Framework
5 2 (0.74%) HTML
6 1 (0.37%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.37%) CSS3
6 1 (0.37%) HTML5
6 1 (0.37%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.37%) Node.js
6 1 (0.37%) React
6 1 (0.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.37%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (0.37%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (0.37%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.58%) Management Information System
2 12 (4.46%) Data Centre
3 10 (3.72%) Driving Licence
3 10 (3.72%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.23%) FMCG
6 5 (1.86%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.49%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.49%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.12%) Cyberattack
8 3 (1.12%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.74%) CCTV
9 2 (0.74%) Housing Association
9 2 (0.74%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.74%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.74%) VLE
10 1 (0.37%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.37%) PDA
10 1 (0.37%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 269 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (20.45%) Windows 10
3 51 (18.96%) Windows Server 2019
4 49 (18.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (15.61%) Linux
6 40 (14.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (14.87%) Windows Server 2016
7 20 (7.43%) Windows 7
8 17 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (4.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (3.35%) Debian
10 9 (3.35%) Unix
11 7 (2.60%) VMS
12 5 (1.86%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.49%) Android
13 4 (1.49%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.74%) Solaris
15 1 (0.37%) AIX
15 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (34.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 55 (20.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 52 (19.33%) ITIL
4 32 (11.90%) Project Management
5 29 (10.78%) Project Delivery
6 27 (10.04%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (8.55%) ERP
8 21 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (5.95%) Capacity Planning
9 16 (5.95%) DNA
10 15 (5.58%) DevOps
11 14 (5.20%) Business Continuity
12 13 (4.83%) Change Management
12 13 (4.83%) High Availability
12 13 (4.83%) Incident Management
12 13 (4.83%) Proactive Monitoring
12 13 (4.83%) Service Delivery
13 12 (4.46%) Migration
13 12 (4.46%) Network Management
14 11 (4.09%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (20.82%) SQL
2 42 (15.61%) PowerShell
3 16 (5.95%) PHP
4 9 (3.35%) Shell Script
5 6 (2.23%) C#
5 6 (2.23%) Python
6 3 (1.12%) C
7 2 (0.74%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.74%) Java
8 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.37%) VB
8 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (9.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (5.58%) MCSE
3 13 (4.83%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (2.97%) CCNA
5 7 (2.60%) MCSA
6 6 (2.23%) Degree
7 5 (1.86%) CCNP
7 5 (1.86%) JNCIP
8 2 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.06%) SLA
2 6 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.74%) GDPR
4 1 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 180 (66.91%) Active Directory
2 68 (25.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (15.24%) Hyper-V
4 13 (4.83%) BitLocker
4 13 (4.83%) Docker
5 9 (3.35%) KVM
6 6 (2.23%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (2.23%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.86%) FreeRADIUS
7 5 (1.86%) Terminal Services
7 5 (1.86%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (1.49%) Firmware
8 4 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.12%) DFS Replication
9 3 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.12%) vSphere
9 3 (1.12%) XenApp
10 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 38 (14.13%) SCCM
2 10 (3.72%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (3.35%) Rancher
4 6 (2.23%) NetBackup
4 6 (2.23%) SCOM
5 5 (1.86%) FortiGate
6 4 (1.49%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 4 (1.49%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (1.49%) HAProxy
6 4 (1.49%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.49%) Nagios
6 4 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.49%) SCVMM
6 4 (1.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (1.49%) Terraform
6 4 (1.49%) WSUS
7 3 (1.12%) Ansible
7 3 (1.12%) Puppet
7 3 (1.12%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 150 (55.76%) Microsoft
2 107 (39.78%) VMware
3 75 (27.88%) Cisco
4 50 (18.59%) Citrix
5 26 (9.67%) Dell
6 24 (8.92%) HP
6 24 (8.92%) Veeam
7 17 (6.32%) EMC
8 16 (5.95%) Zerto
9 15 (5.58%) IBM
9 15 (5.58%) Meraki
10 14 (5.20%) CommVault
11 13 (4.83%) NetApp
12 12 (4.46%) Palo Alto
13 10 (3.72%) Oracle
13 10 (3.72%) Red Hat
13 10 (3.72%) Veritas
14 9 (3.35%) Avaya
14 9 (3.35%) Juniper
14 9 (3.35%) SAP