The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Server Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support
Rank 222 207 200
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 15 16 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.28% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.29% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 23
Median salary £34,000 £26,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.30% -11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,700 £48,000 £37,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
Server Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5952 5574 5234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.31% 96.77% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4666 4616 4432
Median salary £38,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Server Support in the job title.

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Server Support
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Server Support across the West Midlands region.

Server Support Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Server Support
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Server Support across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Server Support Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Server Support
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -13 6 £31,250 +5.93%
Coventry +7 5 £40,500 -15.62%
Staffordshire -8 2 £22,750 +1.11%
Warwickshire - 2 £33,750 -
Server Support
England

Server Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, Server Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Server Support in the job title.

1 29 (82.86%) VMware
2 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
3 20 (57.14%) Windows
3 20 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 15 (42.86%) Linux
4 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 14 (40.00%) Citrix
6 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (37.14%) HP
6 13 (37.14%) Cisco
6 13 (37.14%) IBM
7 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (28.57%) Hyper-V
8 10 (28.57%) SAN
9 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
10 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
11 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (17.14%) Server Building
12 6 (17.14%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (17.14%) VLAN
12 6 (17.14%) Site Server
12 6 (17.14%) Intel Security
12 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
13 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
13 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (14.29%) Windows 8
13 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
14 4 (11.43%) Firewall

Server Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (17.14%) Site Server
4 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
6 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (5.71%) Skype for Business
7 1 (2.86%) Apache
7 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) SAN
2 6 (17.14%) VLAN
3 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.43%) Firewall
5 3 (8.57%) LAN
5 3 (8.57%) WAN
6 2 (5.71%) DHCP
6 2 (5.71%) DNS
6 2 (5.71%) Ethernet
6 2 (5.71%) SMTP
6 2 (5.71%) VPN
7 1 (2.86%) VoIP
7 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) LAMP
1 1 (2.86%) Node.js
1 1 (2.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) iPad
2 1 (2.86%) CCTV
2 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Windows
1 20 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 15 (42.86%) Linux
3 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
5 5 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.86%) CentOS
7 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Server Building
2 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.71%) ITIL
3 2 (5.71%) Project Management
3 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.86%) High Availability
4 1 (2.86%) Migration
4 1 (2.86%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.86%) Time Management
4 1 (2.86%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.86%) PHP
2 1 (2.86%) Python
2 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) MCSA
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.71%) CCNA
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.71%) MCITP
2 2 (5.71%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.57%) vSphere
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.86%) SCOM
2 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (82.86%) VMware
2 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
3 14 (40.00%) Citrix
4 13 (37.14%) Cisco
4 13 (37.14%) HP
4 13 (37.14%) IBM
5 6 (17.14%) Intel Security
6 2 (5.71%) Apple
6 2 (5.71%) NetApp
6 2 (5.71%) Veeam
7 1 (2.86%) EMC
7 1 (2.86%) Mitel
7 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.86%) Sophos
7 1 (2.86%) Symantec