Period
to 19 June 2018

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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 59 49
Rank change year-on-year +24 -10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 244 155 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.44% 4.11% 4.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.61% 22.46% 27.28%
Number of salaries quoted 191 146 235
Birmingham median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +8.11% +9.63%
10th Percentile £24,000 £28,500 £22,200
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £34,000 £36,250 £34,000
% change year-on-year -6.21% +6.62% +6.25%

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 705 690 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 18.61% 18.31% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 555 593 682
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,000 £55,000 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +7.14%

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 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, 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.

1 243 (99.59%) Windows
2 164 (67.21%) VMware
3 134 (54.92%) Active Directory
4 133 (54.51%) Microsoft
5 119 (48.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 97 (39.75%) Hyper-V
7 90 (36.89%) MS Exchange
8 86 (35.25%) VMware ESXi
9 85 (34.84%) ITIL
10 83 (34.02%) SQL Server
11 82 (33.61%) Office 365
12 81 (33.20%) Citrix
13 78 (31.97%) Windows Server 2012
14 71 (29.10%) Firewall
15 64 (26.23%) SLA
16 59 (24.18%) XenDesktop
17 58 (23.77%) Windows Server 2008
18 57 (23.36%) Project Management
19 55 (22.54%) SAN
20 53 (21.72%) vSphere
21 52 (21.31%) XenApp
22 51 (20.90%) Finance
23 47 (19.26%) SQL
24 45 (18.44%) Microsoft App-V
24 45 (18.44%) Degree
24 45 (18.44%) Data Centre
25 44 (18.03%) Microsoft Azure
26 43 (17.62%) Exchange Server 2010
27 42 (17.21%) LAN
27 42 (17.21%) WAN

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 90 (36.89%) MS Exchange
2 43 (17.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (5.74%) IIS
4 9 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.46%) Anypoint
5 6 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (2.46%) JBoss
6 5 (2.05%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.23%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.41%) nginx
Applications
1 17 (6.97%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 82 (33.61%) Office 365
2 44 (18.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.46%) IaaS
5 3 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.23%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.82%) PaaS
6 2 (0.82%) SaaS
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 71 (29.10%) Firewall
2 55 (22.54%) SAN
3 42 (17.21%) LAN
3 42 (17.21%) WAN
4 39 (15.98%) NetScaler
5 37 (15.16%) VoIP
6 36 (14.75%) SSL
7 30 (12.30%) IPsec
8 28 (11.48%) TCP/IP
9 25 (10.25%) DNS
10 16 (6.56%) DHCP
10 16 (6.56%) VLAN
11 15 (6.15%) Network Security
12 11 (4.51%) VPN
13 6 (2.46%) Remote Desktop
14 5 (2.05%) ADSL
14 5 (2.05%) Cisco ASA
15 3 (1.23%) AMQP
15 3 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
15 3 (1.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (34.02%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (4.92%) SQL Server 2016
4 9 (3.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.87%) MySQL
6 7 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.46%) DTS
7 6 (2.46%) EDRMS
7 6 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.05%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.23%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.82%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (4.10%) Octopus Deploy
1 10 (4.10%) TeamCity
2 9 (3.69%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.64%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.82%) Chocolatey
5 2 (0.82%) Hudson
5 2 (0.82%) JIRA
5 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.41%) Travis CI
General
1 51 (20.90%) Finance
2 10 (4.10%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.28%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.05%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.64%) Banking
5 4 (1.64%) Retail
6 3 (1.23%) Back Office
6 3 (1.23%) Law
6 3 (1.23%) Legal
7 2 (0.82%) Automotive
8 1 (0.41%) Advertising
8 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 56 (22.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 50 (20.49%) Analyst
3 39 (15.98%) Support Analyst
4 25 (10.25%) Architect
5 24 (9.84%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 23 (9.43%) 3rd Line Support
6 23 (9.43%) Citrix Specialist
6 23 (9.43%) Citrix Technical Specialist
6 23 (9.43%) Technical Specialist
6 23 (9.43%) Virtualisation Specialist
7 22 (9.02%) IT Engineer
8 21 (8.61%) Support Engineer
9 20 (8.20%) IT Support
9 20 (8.20%) Network Analyst
9 20 (8.20%) Network Support
9 20 (8.20%) Network Support Analyst
10 18 (7.38%) Technical Support
11 17 (6.97%) Administrator
12 15 (6.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 13 (5.33%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.10%) .NET
2 6 (2.46%) WSH
3 5 (2.05%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (0.82%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.82%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.82%) COM
4 2 (0.82%) CSS
4 2 (0.82%) DOM
4 2 (0.82%) EDI
4 2 (0.82%) Entity Framework
4 2 (0.82%) HTML
4 2 (0.82%) HTML5
4 2 (0.82%) JMS
4 2 (0.82%) jQuery
4 2 (0.82%) JSON
4 2 (0.82%) LINQ
4 2 (0.82%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (0.82%) XML
4 2 (0.82%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.41%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 45 (18.44%) Data Centre
2 40 (16.39%) Self-Motivation
3 33 (13.52%) Computer Science
4 31 (12.70%) Public Cloud
5 16 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (5.74%) Management Information System
7 10 (4.10%) Clustering
8 9 (3.69%) Driving Licence
9 7 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (2.46%) iSeries
11 5 (2.05%) AS400
12 4 (1.64%) Fintech
12 4 (1.64%) PKI
13 2 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.82%) Replication
13 2 (0.82%) Tandem
13 2 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
14 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 243 (99.59%) Windows
2 78 (31.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 58 (23.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (14.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (10.25%) Windows 10
6 22 (9.02%) Windows 7
7 20 (8.20%) Linux
8 10 (4.10%) CentOS
9 9 (3.69%) Windows 8
10 6 (2.46%) Ubuntu
11 5 (2.05%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.23%) Debian
12 3 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.41%) Android
13 1 (0.41%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (34.84%) ITIL
2 57 (23.36%) Project Management
3 38 (15.57%) PRINCE2
4 34 (13.93%) Business Continuity
4 34 (13.93%) Root Cause Analysis
5 33 (13.52%) Service Delivery
5 33 (13.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (13.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 31 (12.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 31 (12.70%) Software Engineering
8 28 (11.48%) IT Strategy
8 28 (11.48%) Network Design
9 26 (10.66%) Translating Business Requirements
10 23 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
11 22 (9.02%) Customer Requirements
11 22 (9.02%) Presales
12 17 (6.97%) Server Virtualisation
13 15 (6.15%) Migration
13 15 (6.15%) Time Management
14 12 (4.92%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (19.26%) SQL
2 35 (14.34%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.10%) T-SQL
4 8 (3.28%) Java
5 7 (2.87%) Bash Shell
5 7 (2.87%) VBScript
6 5 (2.05%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.64%) C#
7 4 (1.64%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.82%) C++
8 2 (0.82%) COBOL
8 2 (0.82%) Python
9 1 (0.41%) C
9 1 (0.41%) Ruby
9 1 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (18.44%) Degree
2 40 (16.39%) ITIL Certification
3 32 (13.11%) MCSE
3 32 (13.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (12.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (6.97%) MCP
6 13 (5.33%) Security Cleared
7 10 (4.10%) CCNA
7 10 (4.10%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (3.69%) MCITP
9 6 (2.46%) MCSA
10 4 (1.64%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.82%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.82%) CCDA
11 2 (0.82%) MCTS
11 2 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.41%) CCNP
12 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (26.23%) SLA
2 27 (11.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (10.66%) COBIT
4 7 (2.87%) GDPR
5 2 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 134 (54.92%) Active Directory
2 119 (48.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 97 (39.75%) Hyper-V
4 86 (35.25%) VMware ESXi
5 59 (24.18%) XenDesktop
6 53 (21.72%) vSphere
7 52 (21.31%) XenApp
8 45 (18.44%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (2.46%) Firmware
11 1 (0.41%) Docker
11 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.41%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.41%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 38 (15.57%) SCVMM
1 38 (15.57%) vCenter Server
1 38 (15.57%) vMotion
2 15 (6.15%) SCCM
3 12 (4.92%) Microsoft Intune
4 9 (3.69%) Puppet
5 8 (3.28%) Backup Exec
6 7 (2.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 7 (2.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 7 (2.87%) SCOrch
7 5 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (2.05%) WSUS
8 3 (1.23%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.23%) PowerCLI
9 2 (0.82%) SELinux
9 2 (0.82%) Terraform
10 1 (0.41%) Ansible
10 1 (0.41%) QRadar
10 1 (0.41%) SCOM
10 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 164 (67.21%) VMware
2 133 (54.51%) Microsoft
3 81 (33.20%) Citrix
4 32 (13.11%) Ivanti
5 26 (10.66%) Cisco
6 17 (6.97%) NetApp
7 12 (4.92%) Veeam
8 10 (4.10%) HP
9 7 (2.87%) IBM
10 6 (2.46%) Apple
10 6 (2.46%) Dell
10 6 (2.46%) NVIDIA
10 6 (2.46%) SonicWALL
10 6 (2.46%) webMethods
11 5 (2.05%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (2.05%) Sophos
12 4 (1.64%) AVG
12 4 (1.64%) SolarWinds
12 4 (1.64%) WatchGuard