The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 112 124 103
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -21
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 15 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.75% 0.20% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.09% 0.78% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 10
Average salary £30,000 £33,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.44% +16.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,700 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £48,150 £33,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
485 511 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.37% 24.94% 23.87%
Number of salaries quoted 394 472 358
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Client/Server
West Midlands

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Client/Server across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Client/Server
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Client/Server across the Birmingham region.

Client/Server Salary Trend in Birmingham

Client/Server
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Client/Server across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Client/Server Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Client/Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Client/Server.

1 18 (64.29%) SQL
2 17 (60.71%) Windows
3 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (39.29%) XML
4 11 (39.29%) Finance
4 11 (39.29%) VMware
5 10 (35.71%) CSS
5 10 (35.71%) C#
5 10 (35.71%) HTML
5 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 10 (35.71%) .NET
6 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
6 9 (32.14%) Web Services
6 9 (32.14%) Cisco
6 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (32.14%) Degree
6 9 (32.14%) Computer Science
7 8 (28.57%) Web Development
7 8 (28.57%) XenApp
7 8 (28.57%) XenDesktop
7 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 8 (28.57%) HP
7 8 (28.57%) Citrix
7 8 (28.57%) SAN
7 8 (28.57%) NetApp
7 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
8 7 (25.00%) OO
8 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Client/Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Client/Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (25.00%) IIS
3 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.57%) Apache
5 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.57%) Node.js
5 1 (3.57%) nginx
5 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) SAN
2 7 (25.00%) Firewall
3 6 (21.43%) LAN
3 6 (21.43%) WAN
4 5 (17.86%) Ethernet
4 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
4 5 (17.86%) VPN
4 5 (17.86%) MPLS
4 5 (17.86%) NetScaler
4 5 (17.86%) VLAN
5 3 (10.71%) Wireless
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (7.14%) Internet
7 1 (3.57%) DHCP
7 1 (3.57%) HTTP
7 1 (3.57%) DNS
7 1 (3.57%) Intranet
7 1 (3.57%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
4 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Subversion
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.57%) Ant
2 1 (3.57%) NetBeans
2 1 (3.57%) Maven
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
2 3 (10.71%) Law
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Network Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Java Developer
5 4 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 4 (14.29%) C# Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Systems Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) XML
2 10 (35.71%) CSS
2 10 (35.71%) HTML
2 10 (35.71%) .NET
3 9 (32.14%) Web Services
4 7 (25.00%) WCF
5 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
5 6 (21.43%) .NET Compact Framework
5 6 (21.43%) ADO.NET
5 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
6 5 (17.86%) SOAP
6 5 (17.86%) Spring
7 4 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 4 (14.29%) J2EE
8 3 (10.71%) JAXB
8 3 (10.71%) DOM
8 3 (10.71%) XSLT
8 3 (10.71%) WinForms
8 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (10.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.86%) Replication
3 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.57%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
5 4 (14.29%) Linux
6 3 (10.71%) UNIX
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Web Development
2 7 (25.00%) OO
3 6 (21.43%) OOD
4 5 (17.86%) Network Management
5 4 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
7 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.14%) MVC
7 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.57%) SOA
8 1 (3.57%) UML
8 1 (3.57%) Web Design
8 1 (3.57%) Logistics
8 1 (3.57%) Content Management
8 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.57%) Project Management
8 1 (3.57%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) SQL
2 10 (35.71%) C#
2 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 6 (21.43%) VB6
3 6 (21.43%) Java
3 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
3 6 (21.43%) VB
3 6 (21.43%) VB.NET
4 3 (10.71%) XPath
5 1 (3.57%) Perl
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Degree
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (21.43%) MCSE
4 4 (14.29%) CCNA
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (10.71%) MCSD
5 3 (10.71%) MCITP
5 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.57%) MCP
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (28.57%) XenApp
2 8 (28.57%) XenDesktop
2 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 5 (17.86%) vSphere
3 5 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (10.71%) XenServer
4 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.71%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Backup Exec
1 5 (17.86%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (17.86%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (39.29%) VMware
3 9 (32.14%) Cisco
4 8 (28.57%) HP
4 8 (28.57%) Citrix
4 8 (28.57%) NetApp
5 5 (17.86%) Symantec
5 5 (17.86%) Kaspersky
6 3 (10.71%) Oracle
6 3 (10.71%) Remedy
6 3 (10.71%) WatchGuard
6 3 (10.71%) SonicWALL
7 1 (3.57%) JBoss