Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Windows Server

United States Location

Norfolk - Virginia Beach -
- Newport News
VA - NC, USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 2/1/20 to 1/31/21

Salary Average


Experience Requirement

5 Years

Raise +1 Year

$3,796 at 5.38%

User Funded :

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 5 Years: $70,529 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $58,071 & $82,988; and, 5% of Jobs top $100,984.

Number of Jobs :

Most Jobs are available closest to the Salary Average.

Fewer Jobs are available at Lower and Higher Salaries.

Salary End Points :

$26,400 = annual salary at $15 per hour working between: 44 weeks at 40 hours a week, to, 52 weeks at 34 hours a week.

$298,348 = annual salary for the highest paying IT Job in the highest paying US City at the Top 2.5% Experience and Top 2.5% Salary.

Job Market :

Job offers, publicly posted in want ads by employers, were observed and measured from 2/1/20 to 1/31/21.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $106,862
5% $100,984
10% $94,231
25% $82,988
33% $78,398
50% $70,529
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years Experience.

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $68,209 $72,849
25% $64,646 $76,413
33% $62,660 $78,398
50% $58,071 $82,988
67% $52,527 $88,532
95% $34,196 $106,862
Salary Average =


Mid Point between each Low/High pair.

Percent of Job Market =

Number of Jobs with Salary between Low/High pair
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years Experience.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
4 Years $66,009 $4,520 at 6.85%
5 Years $70,529 $3,796 at 5.38%
6 Years $74,325 $3,272 at 4.40%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary is lowest at entry level, increases rapidly with the first years of experience and approaches a ceiling as experience matures.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $25,633 at the low experience of 1 Month; $69,116 at the average experience of 4 Years and 8 Months; and, $83,829 at the top experience of 9 Years and 4 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

14 Years and 7 Months = Top 2.5% Experience in the IT Job with the highest required experience in the USA.

Job Market :

Job offers, publicly posted in want ads by employers, were observed and measured from 2/1/20 to 1/31/21.

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Salary and Experience Range

95% of Jobs require Experience between the Low and Top



Install, configure, optimize, monitor, maintain, backup, recover, troubleshoot, update and enhance, Microsoft Windows server software, are primary position responsibilities.


The qualifications of this information technology Job:
  • Microsoft Windows Server;
  • System-Network Administrator,
    Network, System, Server or Virtualization,
    Administrator, Architect or Engineer.


A+ Skills
Additional IT skills requested in some job descriptions:
Project Lead,
Development Manager, Lead Developer, Project Lead, Project Manager, Project Supervisor, Team Lead, Team Supervisor or Technical Lead,
5.8% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
38.3% of job descriptions;
Associate of Arts/Science Degree,
7.9% of job descriptions;
Health Care, Medical or Pharmaceutical Sector,
5% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
2.9% of job descriptions;
Microsoft SCCM (System Center Configuration Manager),
9.6% of job descriptions;
Microsoft IIS (Internet Information Services),
15.8% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Windows Deployment (WDS) or Server Update Service (WSUS),
4.2% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Hyper-V,
2.9% of job descriptions;
18.8% of job descriptions;
MCSE (Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert),
25.4% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Azure,
23.3% of job descriptions.


Norfolk, VA

North Carolina,
Chesapeake, Gloucester, Hampton, Isle Wight, James City, Mathews, Newport News, Norfolk, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Smithfield, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg, Windsor and York.

These locations are all included in the Norfolk, VA metropolitan area as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB).