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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support
Rank 226 200 207
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 11 20 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.37% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.39% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 24
Median salary £36,500 £29,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.86% -19.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,125 £24,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,150 £34,000 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
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
5528 5180 5442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.87% 96.43% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4383 4331 4553
Median salary £39,500 £38,396 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.87% +1.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Coventry -1 6 £40,500 +35.00%
Staffordshire +1 2 £29,250 +21.87%
Birmingham -30 1 £32,500 -
Dudley - 1 £28,000 -
Stourbridge - 1 £28,000 -
Server Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 21 (80.77%) VMware
2 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
3 18 (69.23%) Windows
3 18 (69.23%) Windows Server
4 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (38.46%) HP
6 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
6 9 (34.62%) Citrix
6 9 (34.62%) SAN
6 9 (34.62%) Linux
7 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (30.77%) Cisco
7 8 (30.77%) IBM
8 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
8 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
10 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
10 5 (19.23%) SQL
11 4 (15.38%) ITIL
11 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
11 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
11 4 (15.38%) Firewall
11 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (11.54%) Server Virtualisation
12 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
12 3 (11.54%) vSphere
12 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
12 3 (11.54%) EPoS

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 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) SAN
2 4 (15.38%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) DHCP
3 2 (7.69%) DNS
3 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
3 2 (7.69%) LAN
3 2 (7.69%) SMTP
3 2 (7.69%) VPN
3 2 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
1 2 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) EPoS
2 2 (7.69%) iPad
3 1 (3.85%) CCTV
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
1 18 (69.23%) Windows Server
2 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (34.62%) Linux
5 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
7 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
8 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
9 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.69%) Change Control
4 2 (7.69%) Coaching
4 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.69%) Project Management
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.85%) Remediation Plan
5 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Time Management
5 1 (3.85%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) MCSA
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) CCNA
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.69%) MCITP
2 2 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.54%) vSphere
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
2 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) VMware
2 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
3 10 (38.46%) HP
4 9 (34.62%) Citrix
5 8 (30.77%) Cisco
5 8 (30.77%) IBM
6 2 (7.69%) Apple
6 2 (7.69%) CommVault
6 2 (7.69%) Finjan
6 2 (7.69%) NetApp
6 2 (7.69%) Veeam
7 1 (3.85%) EMC
7 1 (3.85%) Sophos
7 1 (3.85%) Symantec