The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Support role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Server Support in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support
Rank 213 186 177
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 16 29 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.57% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.59% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16 27 16
Average salary £25,500 £30,500 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.39% +4.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £36,500 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +0.80%
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
5468 4892 4144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.05% 96.68% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4556 4250 3413
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Server Support in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry -2 8 £40,500 +1.25% 1
Staffordshire -2 5 £24,000 -4.00% 1
Birmingham -15 1 £26,000 -5.45%
Warwickshire -19 1 £55,000 +50.68%
Walsall - 1 £24,500 -
Server Support
England

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Server Support in their job title 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 with Server Support in their job title.

1 33 (76.74%) Windows
1 33 (76.74%) Windows Server
2 30 (69.77%) VMware
3 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
4 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
4 18 (41.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (37.21%) Hyper-V
5 16 (37.21%) Linux
6 14 (32.56%) SQL
6 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
7 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (23.26%) Intel Security
9 10 (23.26%) Site Server
9 10 (23.26%) Cisco
9 10 (23.26%) MS Exchange
9 10 (23.26%) VLAN
9 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (23.26%) McAfee ePO
9 10 (23.26%) Server Building
10 9 (20.93%) Citrix
11 8 (18.60%) HP
11 8 (18.60%) SCCM
12 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
12 7 (16.28%) VoIP
12 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
13 6 (13.95%) Patch Management
13 6 (13.95%) Web Services
13 6 (13.95%) SAN
13 6 (13.95%) Firmware

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Server Support in their job title 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 with Server Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (23.26%) MS Exchange
1 10 (23.26%) Site Server
2 3 (6.98%) Moodle
2 3 (6.98%) SugarCRM
3 1 (2.33%) Apache
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) Node.js
3 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) VLAN
2 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
2 7 (16.28%) VoIP
3 6 (13.95%) SAN
4 3 (6.98%) Asterisk PBX
4 3 (6.98%) DNS
4 3 (6.98%) Firewall
4 3 (6.98%) Unified Communications
4 3 (6.98%) VPN
5 2 (4.65%) DHCP
6 1 (2.33%) DMZ
6 1 (2.33%) Internet
6 1 (2.33%) LAN
6 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.33%) Back Office
1 1 (2.33%) Publishing
1 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) Web Services
2 4 (9.30%) LAMP
3 1 (2.33%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) CSS
3 1 (2.33%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 33 (76.74%) Windows
1 33 (76.74%) Windows Server
2 18 (41.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (37.21%) Linux
4 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.33%) CentOS
8 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.33%) Unix
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Server Building
2 6 (13.95%) Patch Management
3 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
3 3 (6.98%) CRM
3 3 (6.98%) Open Source
3 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.33%) Change Management
4 1 (2.33%) High Availability
4 1 (2.33%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) PHP
3 1 (2.33%) Python
3 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) MCSA
1 2 (4.65%) MCSE
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
2 16 (37.21%) Hyper-V
3 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (13.95%) Firmware
5 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (18.60%) SCCM
3 6 (13.95%) WSUS
4 2 (4.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (69.77%) VMware
2 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
3 10 (23.26%) Cisco
3 10 (23.26%) Intel Security
4 9 (20.93%) Citrix
5 8 (18.60%) HP
6 6 (13.95%) Veeam
7 5 (11.63%) IBM
8 3 (6.98%) WatchGuard
9 2 (4.65%) Google
9 2 (4.65%) NetApp
9 2 (4.65%) Twitter
10 1 (2.33%) Mitel
10 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
Evesham, Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago