Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 51 30
Rank change year-on-year -4 -21 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 175 240 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.63% 5.20% 6.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.40% 29.23% 29.20%
Number of salaries quoted 167 247 222
Birmingham median annual salary £38,750 £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% +3.70% -10.00%
10th Percentile £24,300 £24,750 £21,100
90th Percentile £53,750 £66,250 £45,000
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -4.41%

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 748 821 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 19.79% 17.80% 22.18%
Number of salaries quoted 667 654 730
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £25,250 £23,825 £23,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% -6.67% +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 16 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 175 (100.00%) Windows
2 121 (69.14%) Microsoft
3 91 (52.00%) Active Directory
4 90 (51.43%) VMware
5 72 (41.14%) SQL Server
6 65 (37.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 56 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 49 (28.00%) PowerShell
9 47 (26.86%) Microsoft Azure
10 45 (25.71%) Hyper-V
10 45 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 43 (24.57%) ITIL
11 43 (24.57%) Firewall
12 42 (24.00%) Linux
13 40 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
13 40 (22.86%) Project Management
14 37 (21.14%) SAN
15 35 (20.00%) MS Exchange
16 34 (19.43%) MCSE
16 34 (19.43%) DevOps
17 33 (18.86%) Windows Server 2003
18 32 (18.29%) LAN
19 30 (17.14%) WAN
19 30 (17.14%) Continuous Delivery
19 30 (17.14%) VMware ESXi
20 29 (16.57%) Cisco
20 29 (16.57%) MCSA
21 28 (16.00%) SDLC
22 27 (15.43%) Target Operating Model
22 27 (15.43%) TeamCity

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 35 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (9.14%) IIS
3 12 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (5.71%) Apache
4 10 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (5.14%) SharePoint
6 8 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (4.00%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.29%) SAS
9 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 2 (1.14%) nginx
10 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.57%) Confluence
10 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (9.14%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.71%) Workfront
3 1 (0.57%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 47 (26.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (14.29%) Office 365
3 4 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.71%) GitHub
5 2 (1.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.14%) Datadog
5 2 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.14%) IaaS
5 2 (1.14%) PaaS
5 2 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (24.57%) Firewall
2 37 (21.14%) SAN
3 32 (18.29%) LAN
4 30 (17.14%) WAN
5 26 (14.86%) NetScaler
6 24 (13.71%) DNS
7 18 (10.29%) DHCP
8 17 (9.71%) TCP/IP
9 14 (8.00%) VoIP
10 9 (5.14%) IPsec
10 9 (5.14%) SSL
11 8 (4.57%) VLAN
11 8 (4.57%) VPN
12 6 (3.43%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (3.43%) Internet
13 4 (2.29%) Network Security
14 3 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (1.71%) MPLS
14 3 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
15 2 (1.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (41.14%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (6.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (3.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.71%) MySQL
9 2 (1.14%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.57%) OLAP
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 27 (15.43%) Octopus Deploy
1 27 (15.43%) TeamCity
2 26 (14.86%) NuGet
3 6 (3.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (2.29%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.71%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.14%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.57%) CA Flowdock
7 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.57%) Hudson
7 1 (0.57%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.57%) JIRA
7 1 (0.57%) MSI
7 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (14.29%) Finance
2 10 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.43%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.14%) Back Office
4 2 (1.14%) Games
4 2 (1.14%) Retail
5 1 (0.57%) Automotive
5 1 (0.57%) Banking
5 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (21.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 33 (18.86%) Analyst
3 30 (17.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (10.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 18 (10.29%) Support Engineer
5 17 (9.71%) Support Analyst
6 16 (9.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 16 (9.14%) Development Engineer
6 16 (9.14%) Operations Engineer
7 12 (6.86%) IT Engineer
8 10 (5.71%) IT Support
8 10 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
9 9 (5.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (5.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 9 (5.14%) Technical Support
10 7 (4.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 7 (4.00%) Administrator
10 7 (4.00%) IT Support Engineer
10 7 (4.00%) Network Support
11 6 (3.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.14%) .NET
1 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET
1 2 (1.14%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (1.14%) LAMP
1 2 (1.14%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (1.14%) WF
2 1 (0.57%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.57%) Hibernate
2 1 (0.57%) MDX
2 1 (0.57%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.43%) Robotics
2 15 (8.57%) Data Centre
3 13 (7.43%) Driving Licence
4 11 (6.29%) Clustering
4 11 (6.29%) Replication
5 7 (4.00%) Handset
6 5 (2.86%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.86%) PKI
7 4 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.71%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.71%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.57%) AS400
9 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.57%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.57%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 175 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (37.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (24.00%) Linux
5 33 (18.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (14.86%) Windows 10
7 17 (9.71%) Windows 7
8 9 (5.14%) CentOS
9 5 (2.86%) Android
9 5 (2.86%) Apple iOS
9 5 (2.86%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (2.86%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.71%) Debian
12 2 (1.14%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.14%) Unix
12 2 (1.14%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.14%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (24.57%) ITIL
2 40 (22.86%) Project Management
3 34 (19.43%) DevOps
4 30 (17.14%) Continuous Delivery
5 28 (16.00%) SDLC
6 27 (15.43%) Target Operating Model
7 25 (14.29%) Change Management
8 24 (13.71%) Business Continuity
9 23 (13.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 22 (12.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (12.57%) Test Automation
11 20 (11.43%) Robotic Process Automation
12 17 (9.71%) Digital Transformation Strategy
13 16 (9.14%) Business Continuity Planning
14 12 (6.86%) Configuration Management
15 11 (6.29%) Incident Management
15 11 (6.29%) IT Strategy
15 11 (6.29%) Line Management
15 11 (6.29%) Network Design
16 10 (5.71%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 49 (28.00%) PowerShell
2 25 (14.29%) SQL
3 19 (10.86%) Java
4 9 (5.14%) Shell Script
5 8 (4.57%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.71%) Python
6 3 (1.71%) VB
7 2 (1.14%) C#
7 2 (1.14%) PHP
7 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.14%) VBScript
8 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (19.43%) MCSE
3 29 (16.57%) MCSA
4 20 (11.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (8.57%) MCITP
6 14 (8.00%) CCNA
6 14 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (4.57%) Degree
8 5 (2.86%) DBS Check
8 5 (2.86%) MOS
8 5 (2.86%) Security Cleared
8 5 (2.86%) VCP4
9 3 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.71%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.14%) CCNP
10 2 (1.14%) MCP
10 2 (1.14%) MCTS
11 1 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.57%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (5.71%) SLA
2 9 (5.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 91 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 56 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (25.71%) Hyper-V
4 30 (17.14%) VMware ESXi
5 26 (14.86%) vSphere
6 13 (7.43%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (5.14%) XenApp
7 9 (5.14%) XenDesktop
8 8 (4.57%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (4.00%) Terminal Services
10 5 (2.86%) Docker
11 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (2.29%) VirtualBox
12 3 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (1.14%) KVM
13 2 (1.14%) pfSense
13 2 (1.14%) Samba
14 1 (0.57%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 24 (13.71%) Ansible
1 24 (13.71%) Puppet
2 17 (9.71%) SCCM
2 17 (9.71%) WSUS
3 15 (8.57%) vCenter Server
4 10 (5.71%) SCOM
5 8 (4.57%) Backup Exec
6 5 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (2.86%) MOM
6 5 (2.86%) SCOrch
7 4 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.29%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.71%) vMotion
9 2 (1.14%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (1.14%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.14%) Packer
9 2 (1.14%) Salt
9 2 (1.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 121 (69.14%) Microsoft
2 90 (51.43%) VMware
3 29 (16.57%) Cisco
4 23 (13.14%) Veeam
5 22 (12.57%) Citrix
6 13 (7.43%) Sophos
7 12 (6.86%) Juniper
8 9 (5.14%) Red Hat
9 8 (4.57%) HP
10 6 (3.43%) Apple
10 6 (3.43%) Nimble Storage
11 5 (2.86%) AVG
11 5 (2.86%) EqualLogic
11 5 (2.86%) NVIDIA
11 5 (2.86%) SolarWinds
11 5 (2.86%) Synology
12 4 (2.29%) Cognos
12 4 (2.29%) LANDesk
12 4 (2.29%) Oracle
12 4 (2.29%) Symantec