Period
to 25 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Windows Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server over the 6 months to 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 35 67
Rank change year-on-year +3 +32 -23
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 222 221 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.02% 5.89% 3.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.76% 30.95% 20.64%
Number of salaries quoted 162 187 126
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50% +9.59%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £47,500 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £33,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year +19.40% -7.59% +8.21%

Windows Server is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 588 714 625
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 18.60% 19.03% 16.80%
Number of salaries quoted 449 572 527
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -2.67%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Windows Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Birmingham

Windows Server
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Windows Server in Birmingham

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Birmingham over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, IT jobs citing Windows Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 222 (100.00%) Windows
2 166 (74.77%) Active Directory
3 127 (57.21%) VMware
4 116 (52.25%) Office 365
5 104 (46.85%) Microsoft Azure
6 103 (46.40%) Microsoft
7 81 (36.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 76 (34.23%) MCSE
9 74 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 69 (31.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 68 (30.63%) Citrix
12 65 (29.28%) DNS
12 65 (29.28%) ITIL
12 65 (29.28%) Hyper-V
13 63 (28.38%) DHCP
14 61 (27.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 57 (25.68%) Firewall
16 55 (24.77%) SQL Server
17 54 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
18 52 (23.42%) Project Management
19 51 (22.97%) Linux
19 51 (22.97%) Cisco
20 47 (21.17%) MCSA
21 46 (20.72%) SQL
22 45 (20.27%) NetApp
23 43 (19.37%) SCCM
24 42 (18.92%) PowerShell
25 41 (18.47%) Microsoft Office
26 39 (17.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
27 38 (17.12%) Clustering

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 24 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (3.15%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.25%) Apache
5 5 (2.25%) IIS
6 4 (1.80%) SAS
7 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.90%) JBoss
7 2 (0.90%) WildFly
8 1 (0.45%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 41 (18.47%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.90%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.45%) ArchiCAD
3 1 (0.45%) MicroStation
3 1 (0.45%) Revit
Business Applications
1 15 (6.76%) JDE OneWorld
2 5 (2.25%) Workfront
3 4 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.80%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 116 (52.25%) Office 365
2 104 (46.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (6.76%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (6.31%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (2.70%) Mimecast
7 3 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.35%) Datadog
8 1 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (29.28%) DNS
2 63 (28.38%) DHCP
3 57 (25.68%) Firewall
4 34 (15.32%) SAN
5 31 (13.96%) LAN
5 31 (13.96%) WAN
6 18 (8.11%) Network Security
7 16 (7.21%) VLAN
8 15 (6.76%) FTP
8 15 (6.76%) VoIP
8 15 (6.76%) Wireless
9 13 (5.86%) NAS
10 12 (5.41%) VPN
11 9 (4.05%) Spanning Tree
12 8 (3.60%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (3.15%) Skype
13 7 (3.15%) TCP/IP
14 6 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
15 5 (2.25%) iSCSI
15 5 (2.25%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (24.77%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.15%) MongoDB
2 7 (3.15%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
3 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.90%) UniData
4 1 (0.45%) GIS
4 1 (0.45%) QGIS
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (1.35%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.35%) Travis CI
1 3 (1.35%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (9.01%) Telecoms
2 13 (5.86%) Finance
3 12 (5.41%) Retail
4 11 (4.95%) Back Office
5 8 (3.60%) Banking
6 7 (3.15%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.80%) Mandarin Language
8 3 (1.35%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.90%) Electronics
9 2 (0.90%) Legal
9 2 (0.90%) Marketing
10 1 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 57 (25.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 29 (13.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (11.71%) IT Engineer
4 19 (8.56%) Architect
4 19 (8.56%) Technical Architect
5 18 (8.11%) Support Engineer
6 17 (7.66%) Analyst
6 17 (7.66%) Azure Engineer
7 13 (5.86%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (5.41%) Senior IT Engineer
9 10 (4.50%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (4.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 9 (4.05%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 9 (4.05%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (4.05%) Team Leader
11 8 (3.60%) Cloud Engineer
11 8 (3.60%) Field Engineer
11 8 (3.60%) IT Support
11 8 (3.60%) SOC Engineer
11 8 (3.60%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.76%) EDI
2 11 (4.95%) EDIFACT
2 11 (4.95%) XML
3 7 (3.15%) Apache NiFi
3 7 (3.15%) Kafka
3 7 (3.15%) Middleware
3 7 (3.15%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (2.25%) Spring
5 4 (1.80%) .NET
6 3 (1.35%) 802.1X
6 3 (1.35%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (0.90%) Web Services
7 2 (0.90%) WSH
8 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.45%) COM
8 1 (0.45%) CSS
8 1 (0.45%) HTML
8 1 (0.45%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (17.12%) Clustering
1 38 (17.12%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.95%) iSeries
3 11 (4.95%) Replication
4 4 (1.80%) AS400
4 4 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (1.80%) Fat Client
4 4 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (1.80%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.35%) CMDB
5 3 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.90%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.90%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (0.90%) iPhone
7 1 (0.45%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.45%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.45%) User Experience
7 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 222 (100.00%) Windows
2 69 (31.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 54 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (22.97%) Linux
5 33 (14.86%) Windows 7
6 26 (11.71%) Windows 8
7 19 (8.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (8.11%) Windows 10
9 14 (6.31%) Unix
10 10 (4.50%) CentOS
11 8 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.35%) DC/OS
12 3 (1.35%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.90%) Android
13 2 (0.90%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (29.28%) ITIL
2 61 (27.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 52 (23.42%) Project Management
4 29 (13.06%) Change Management
5 24 (10.81%) Presales
6 20 (9.01%) Line Management
7 19 (8.56%) Customer Requirements
7 19 (8.56%) Server Virtualisation
8 18 (8.11%) Migration
8 18 (8.11%) Programme Management
9 17 (7.66%) Data Protection
10 16 (7.21%) Enterprise Architecture
10 16 (7.21%) ERP
10 16 (7.21%) Vendor Relationship Management
11 15 (6.76%) B2B
11 15 (6.76%) Configuration Management
11 15 (6.76%) Information Security
11 15 (6.76%) Security Operations
11 15 (6.76%) SIEM
12 14 (6.31%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (20.72%) SQL
2 42 (18.92%) PowerShell
3 15 (6.76%) RPG
3 15 (6.76%) RPG IV
4 10 (4.50%) Bash Shell
5 7 (3.15%) VBScript
6 4 (1.80%) Python
7 2 (0.90%) Java
8 1 (0.45%) C#
8 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 81 (36.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 76 (34.23%) MCSE
3 47 (21.17%) MCSA
4 39 (17.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 24 (10.81%) MCP
6 22 (9.91%) MCITP
7 15 (6.76%) Security Cleared
8 11 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (3.60%) CCNA
10 5 (2.25%) CISM
10 5 (2.25%) CISSP
11 4 (1.80%) CCNP
12 3 (1.35%) Degree
12 3 (1.35%) JNCIS
12 3 (1.35%) MCTS
13 2 (0.90%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.45%) CEH
14 1 (0.45%) CompTIA Security+
14 1 (0.45%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (12.16%) GDPR
2 17 (7.66%) SLA
3 5 (2.25%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.35%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.35%) QA
6 1 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.45%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 166 (74.77%) Active Directory
2 74 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (29.28%) Hyper-V
4 30 (13.51%) vSphere
5 26 (11.71%) XenApp
6 23 (10.36%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (8.11%) XenDesktop
8 10 (4.50%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (3.60%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (2.70%) KVM
11 4 (1.80%) Firmware
11 4 (1.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (1.35%) Docker
12 3 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.35%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.90%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.90%) NLBS
13 2 (0.90%) Xen
14 1 (0.45%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 43 (19.37%) SCCM
2 27 (12.16%) WSUS
3 14 (6.31%) Failover Clustering
4 10 (4.50%) SCOM
5 9 (4.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 8 (3.60%) Ansible
6 8 (3.60%) Backup Exec
6 8 (3.60%) Microsoft Intune
6 8 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (3.60%) Puppet
7 6 (2.70%) NetBackup
8 5 (2.25%) AirWatch
9 4 (1.80%) vMotion
10 3 (1.35%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (1.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (1.35%) Kubernetes
10 3 (1.35%) Packer
10 3 (1.35%) QRadar
10 3 (1.35%) SCOrch
10 3 (1.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 127 (57.21%) VMware
2 103 (46.40%) Microsoft
3 68 (30.63%) Citrix
4 51 (22.97%) Cisco
5 45 (20.27%) NetApp
6 31 (13.96%) Dell
6 31 (13.96%) HP
7 20 (9.01%) Veeam
8 17 (7.66%) Nimble Storage
9 16 (7.21%) Red Hat
10 15 (6.76%) IFS
10 15 (6.76%) JD Edwards
11 10 (4.50%) Ivanti
12 9 (4.05%) CheckPoint
12 9 (4.05%) SolarWinds
12 9 (4.05%) Symantec
13 7 (3.15%) Google
13 7 (3.15%) Remedy
13 7 (3.15%) ServiceNow
14 6 (2.70%) EqualLogic