Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 56 53
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3 -23
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 181 175 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.17% 4.63% 5.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.70% 23.40% 29.23%
Number of salaries quoted 143 167 247
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.68% +10.71% +3.70%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,300 £24,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%

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 571 748 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.30% 19.79% 17.80%
Number of salaries quoted 449 667 654
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,250 £23,825
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -6.67%

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 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 181 (100.00%) Windows
2 125 (69.06%) Active Directory
3 115 (63.54%) Microsoft
4 111 (61.33%) VMware
5 98 (54.14%) Office 365
6 89 (49.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 83 (45.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 76 (41.99%) Microsoft Azure
9 67 (37.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 67 (37.02%) Microsoft Certification
10 64 (35.36%) MCSE
11 59 (32.60%) SQL Server
12 57 (31.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 54 (29.83%) Firewall
14 53 (29.28%) Project Management
15 50 (27.62%) Hyper-V
16 48 (26.52%) Linux
17 47 (25.97%) Citrix
18 46 (25.41%) Presales
19 44 (24.31%) Windows 7
20 42 (23.20%) Windows 8
21 41 (22.65%) SAN
22 40 (22.10%) SQL
22 40 (22.10%) Cisco
23 39 (21.55%) SCCM
23 39 (21.55%) Data Centre
24 38 (20.99%) NetApp
25 37 (20.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
25 37 (20.44%) Amazon AWS
26 36 (19.89%) HP

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 36 (19.89%) MS Exchange
2 25 (13.81%) Exchange Server 2003
3 17 (9.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (6.08%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (3.31%) Apache
6 5 (2.76%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.66%) Confluence
7 3 (1.66%) IIS
8 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.10%) Moodle
Applications
1 31 (17.13%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.55%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (2.76%) JDE OneWorld
2 4 (2.21%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.21%) NetSuite
3 2 (1.10%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 98 (54.14%) Office 365
2 76 (41.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (20.44%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (2.76%) IaaS
5 4 (2.21%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.10%) SaaS
7 1 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.55%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 54 (29.83%) Firewall
2 41 (22.65%) SAN
3 33 (18.23%) DNS
4 31 (17.13%) DHCP
5 28 (15.47%) Network Security
6 19 (10.50%) IPsec
7 18 (9.94%) Remote Desktop
8 14 (7.73%) LAN
8 14 (7.73%) VLAN
8 14 (7.73%) VoIP
8 14 (7.73%) WAN
9 10 (5.52%) TCP/IP
10 9 (4.97%) Spanning Tree
11 8 (4.42%) IPv6
11 8 (4.42%) VSAN
12 7 (3.87%) Wireless
13 6 (3.31%) Extranet
14 5 (2.76%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (2.76%) FTP
15 4 (2.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (32.60%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.73%) NoSQL
3 11 (6.08%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.21%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.10%) MySQL
7 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.21%) JIRA
2 1 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.55%) Toad
2 1 (0.55%) Travis CI
2 1 (0.55%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (9.94%) Finance
2 14 (7.73%) Retail
3 8 (4.42%) Banking
3 8 (4.42%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.87%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.55%) Automotive
5 1 (0.55%) Back Office
5 1 (0.55%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (24.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 35 (19.34%) Architect
3 30 (16.57%) Technical Architect
4 18 (9.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (8.84%) Implementation Engineer
5 16 (8.84%) Senior Implementation Engineer
6 15 (8.29%) Analyst
7 14 (7.73%) Support Engineer
8 13 (7.18%) Technical Support
9 12 (6.63%) Consultant
10 11 (6.08%) IT Engineer
10 11 (6.08%) Senior Support Engineer
10 11 (6.08%) Senior Technical Engineer
10 11 (6.08%) Senior Technical Support
10 11 (6.08%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
10 11 (6.08%) Technical Engineer
10 11 (6.08%) Technical Support Engineer
11 10 (5.52%) Technical Consultant
12 9 (4.97%) Presales Consultant
12 9 (4.97%) Technical Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.73%) Kafka
1 14 (7.73%) Middleware
1 14 (7.73%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (4.42%) XML
3 7 (3.87%) JSON
4 6 (3.31%) EDI
4 6 (3.31%) FIX Protocol
4 6 (3.31%) REST
4 6 (3.31%) SOAP
4 6 (3.31%) Spring
5 2 (1.10%) WSH
6 1 (0.55%) .NET
6 1 (0.55%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.55%) CSS
6 1 (0.55%) DOM
6 1 (0.55%) EDIFACT
6 1 (0.55%) HTML
6 1 (0.55%) LDAP
6 1 (0.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (21.55%) Data Centre
2 17 (9.39%) HP StoreVirtual
3 15 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.97%) Replication
5 8 (4.42%) Fat Client
5 8 (4.42%) Thin Client
6 6 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.76%) AS400
8 4 (2.21%) Clustering
9 3 (1.66%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.66%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.10%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.10%) PKI
10 2 (1.10%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.10%) VLE
11 1 (0.55%) CMDB
11 1 (0.55%) iSeries
11 1 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 181 (100.00%) Windows
2 89 (49.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 67 (37.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (26.52%) Linux
5 44 (24.31%) Windows 7
6 42 (23.20%) Windows 8
7 28 (15.47%) Windows 10
8 21 (11.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (6.63%) CentOS
10 8 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.76%) Ubuntu
11 5 (2.76%) Unix
12 4 (2.21%) Mac OS
12 4 (2.21%) SUSE
13 1 (0.55%) AIX
13 1 (0.55%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (31.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 53 (29.28%) Project Management
3 46 (25.41%) Presales
4 35 (19.34%) Customer Requirements
5 30 (16.57%) Server Virtualisation
6 29 (16.02%) ITIL
7 27 (14.92%) Data Protection
8 22 (12.15%) Enterprise Architecture
8 22 (12.15%) Programme Management
8 22 (12.15%) Vendor Relationship Management
9 15 (8.29%) Time Management
10 12 (6.63%) Line Management
11 10 (5.52%) Application Packaging
11 10 (5.52%) Proactive Monitoring
12 8 (4.42%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (4.42%) Business Development
12 8 (4.42%) Configuration Management
12 8 (4.42%) Data Management
12 8 (4.42%) Server Management
12 8 (4.42%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 40 (22.10%) SQL
2 19 (10.50%) PowerShell
3 13 (7.18%) Bash Shell
4 5 (2.76%) RPG
4 5 (2.76%) RPG IV
4 5 (2.76%) VBScript
5 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.55%) C#
6 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.55%) Python
6 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 67 (37.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (35.36%) MCSE
3 37 (20.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 23 (12.71%) MCSA
4 23 (12.71%) Security Cleared
5 22 (12.15%) MCP
6 15 (8.29%) MCITP
7 11 (6.08%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (5.52%) CCNA
8 10 (5.52%) Degree
9 6 (3.31%) CISM
9 6 (3.31%) CISSP
10 3 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.10%) CCNP
11 2 (1.10%) MCTS
12 1 (0.55%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.55%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (15.47%) GDPR
2 7 (3.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.31%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.31%) SLA
4 4 (2.21%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.10%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.55%) COBIT
6 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 125 (69.06%) Active Directory
2 83 (45.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (27.62%) Hyper-V
4 21 (11.60%) vSphere
5 20 (11.05%) XenDesktop
6 19 (10.50%) XenApp
7 17 (9.39%) Forefront TMG
7 17 (9.39%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (8.84%) Terminal Services
9 8 (4.42%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (4.42%) VMware NSX
10 6 (3.31%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (2.21%) Docker
11 4 (2.21%) Firmware
12 3 (1.66%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.55%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.55%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 39 (21.55%) SCCM
2 25 (13.81%) WSUS
3 12 (6.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 8 (4.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 8 (4.42%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (4.42%) SCOrch
5 6 (3.31%) Backup Exec
5 6 (3.31%) SCOM
6 4 (2.21%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.21%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (2.21%) vMotion
7 3 (1.66%) Nessus
7 3 (1.66%) QRadar
8 1 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.55%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.55%) Packer
8 1 (0.55%) PaperCut
8 1 (0.55%) Puppet
8 1 (0.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 115 (63.54%) Microsoft
2 111 (61.33%) VMware
3 47 (25.97%) Citrix
4 40 (22.10%) Cisco
5 38 (20.99%) NetApp
6 36 (19.89%) HP
7 23 (12.71%) Dell
8 20 (11.05%) CheckPoint
9 19 (10.50%) SonicWALL
10 14 (7.73%) Nimble Storage
11 11 (6.08%) Ivanti
12 8 (4.42%) Dell Compellent
12 8 (4.42%) Veeam
13 7 (3.87%) Red Hat
14 6 (3.31%) Symantec
15 5 (2.76%) EMC
15 5 (2.76%) Google
15 5 (2.76%) IFS
15 5 (2.76%) JD Edwards
16 4 (2.21%) Adobe