Period
to 31 October 2020

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 31 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 61 36 48
Rank change year-on-year -25 +12 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 34 157 189
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.49% 5.89% 5.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.77% 34.35% 32.70%
Number of salaries quoted 50 139 153
Median annual salary £26,250 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -12.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,175 £26,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £48,750 £57,250
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% +5.63%

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 172 457 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.64% 17.14% 15.77%
Number of salaries quoted 142 356 451
Median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,125 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £67,500 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £38,399
% change year-on-year +18.75% +4.17% +8.16%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Birmingham

Windows Server
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Windows Server in Birmingham

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server in Birmingham over the 6 months to 31 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 October 2020, 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 21 (61.76%) Office 365
4 20 (58.82%) Azure
5 18 (52.94%) VMware
6 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
7 12 (35.29%) SharePoint
7 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (32.35%) DNS
9 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
10 9 (26.47%) Firewall
11 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Intune
11 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (23.53%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (20.59%) Project Management
12 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
13 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (17.65%) MCDST
13 6 (17.65%) Degree
13 6 (17.65%) A+ Certification
13 6 (17.65%) VPN
13 6 (17.65%) SQL
13 6 (17.65%) SLA
13 6 (17.65%) Cisco
13 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
13 6 (17.65%) Citrix
13 6 (17.65%) HNC
13 6 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2016

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 12 (35.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (61.76%) Office 365
2 20 (58.82%) Azure
3 8 (23.53%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (17.65%) OneDrive
5 3 (8.82%) AWS
6 2 (5.88%) Power Automate
6 2 (5.88%) Power Platform
7 1 (2.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) DNS
2 9 (26.47%) Firewall
3 6 (17.65%) VPN
4 5 (14.71%) DHCP
4 5 (14.71%) Network Security
4 5 (14.71%) VLAN
4 5 (14.71%) VoIP
4 5 (14.71%) WAN
5 4 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (11.76%) Ethernet
5 4 (11.76%) Internet
5 4 (11.76%) NetScaler
5 4 (11.76%) SAN
5 4 (11.76%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (8.82%) LAN
6 3 (8.82%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (5.88%) Wireless
8 1 (2.94%) MPLS
8 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (11.76%) Military
1 4 (11.76%) Police
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Games
3 1 (2.94%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) IT Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Deskside Support
2 6 (17.65%) Desktop Support
2 6 (17.65%) Server Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (14.71%) IT Support
4 4 (11.76%) Security Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) IT Security Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) IT Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
1 2 (5.88%) CSS
1 2 (5.88%) SOAP
1 2 (5.88%) WinForms
1 2 (5.88%) XML
1 2 (5.88%) XSLT
2 1 (2.94%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) PlayStation
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) EPoS
3 1 (2.94%) IPTV
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (8.82%) Linux
4 3 (8.82%) Windows 10
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (5.88%) Android
6 1 (2.94%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Project Management
2 6 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (14.71%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.82%) ITIL
5 3 (8.82%) Service Management
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.88%) Analytics
6 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Change Management
6 2 (5.88%) CRM
6 2 (5.88%) DevOps
6 2 (5.88%) Email Migration
6 2 (5.88%) Migration
6 2 (5.88%) MVC
6 2 (5.88%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.88%) Programme Delivery
6 2 (5.88%) Project Delivery
6 2 (5.88%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
2 6 (17.65%) SQL
3 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.88%) C#
4 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (17.65%) A+ Certification
2 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 6 (17.65%) HNC
2 6 (17.65%) MCDST
3 4 (11.76%) DV Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) CCA
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.94%) MCSA
4 1 (2.94%) MCSE
4 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.82%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (5.88%) Docker
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (5.88%) vSphere
6 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (11.76%) FortiGate
3 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes
3 2 (5.88%) WSUS
4 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 18 (52.94%) VMware
3 6 (17.65%) Cisco
3 6 (17.65%) Citrix
4 4 (11.76%) Avaya
4 4 (11.76%) CheckPoint
4 4 (11.76%) Extreme Networks
4 4 (11.76%) Meraki
4 4 (11.76%) NEC
4 4 (11.76%) Palo Alto
4 4 (11.76%) Veeam
5 2 (5.88%) Apple
5 2 (5.88%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle
5 2 (5.88%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.94%) Aruba
6 1 (2.94%) Asigra
6 1 (2.94%) NetApp
6 1 (2.94%) Sophos
6 1 (2.94%) Symantec