Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 49 46
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 202 194 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.54% 5.14% 5.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.89% 24.19% 30.65%
Number of salaries quoted 159 184 271
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £54,625 £58,250
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,125 £33,250
% change year-on-year +6.76% +5.64% +2.31%

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 579 802 858
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.89% 21.25% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 454 721 672
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +10.00% -10.26%
10th Percentile £21,725 £26,250 £21,525
90th Percentile £59,625 £55,000 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.94% +2.86% -5.41%

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 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 201 (99.50%) Windows
2 135 (66.83%) Active Directory
3 128 (63.37%) VMware
4 109 (53.96%) Microsoft
5 97 (48.02%) VMware Infrastructure
6 95 (47.03%) Office 365
7 89 (44.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 72 (35.64%) SQL Server
9 69 (34.16%) Microsoft Azure
10 67 (33.17%) Firewall
11 66 (32.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 64 (31.68%) Hyper-V
12 64 (31.68%) MS Exchange
13 62 (30.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 57 (28.22%) Citrix
15 54 (26.73%) ITIL
16 52 (25.74%) SQL
17 51 (25.25%) MCSE
17 51 (25.25%) Microsoft Certification
17 51 (25.25%) Project Management
18 50 (24.75%) SAN
19 44 (21.78%) Cisco
20 42 (20.79%) Presales
21 41 (20.30%) Amazon AWS
21 41 (20.30%) Windows 7
22 36 (17.82%) Finance
22 36 (17.82%) NetApp
23 35 (17.33%) Linux
24 34 (16.83%) HP
24 34 (16.83%) Windows Server 2003

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 64 (31.68%) MS Exchange
2 28 (13.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 19 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.98%) Apache
5 4 (1.98%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.49%) Confluence
6 3 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.49%) IIS
7 2 (0.99%) Moodle
8 1 (0.50%) nginx
Applications
1 23 (11.39%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.50%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 95 (47.03%) Office 365
2 69 (34.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (20.30%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.48%) IaaS
5 2 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.99%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.99%) SaaS
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.50%) Datadog
6 1 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 67 (33.17%) Firewall
2 50 (24.75%) SAN
3 30 (14.85%) IPsec
4 25 (12.38%) Network Security
5 23 (11.39%) DNS
6 22 (10.89%) Remote Desktop
7 21 (10.40%) LAN
7 21 (10.40%) WAN
8 20 (9.90%) DHCP
9 18 (8.91%) VoIP
10 14 (6.93%) SSL
11 13 (6.44%) TCP/IP
12 11 (5.45%) NetScaler
13 9 (4.46%) VLAN
14 8 (3.96%) IPv6
14 8 (3.96%) Spanning Tree
14 8 (3.96%) VSAN
15 7 (3.47%) VPN
16 6 (2.97%) Extranet
17 4 (1.98%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (35.64%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (3.96%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.97%) MySQL
4 6 (2.97%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.49%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (2.97%) JIRA
1 6 (2.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (2.48%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.48%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.48%) TeamCity
3 4 (1.98%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.49%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.99%) Hudson
5 2 (0.99%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.50%) Toad
6 1 (0.50%) Vagrant
General
1 36 (17.82%) Finance
2 13 (6.44%) Retail
3 7 (3.47%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.49%) Automotive
4 3 (1.49%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.49%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.99%) Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 44 (21.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 30 (14.85%) Architect
3 26 (12.87%) Analyst
4 25 (12.38%) Technical Architect
5 19 (9.41%) Support Engineer
6 16 (7.92%) Consultant
6 16 (7.92%) Implementation Engineer
6 16 (7.92%) IT Support
7 15 (7.43%) IT Engineer
7 15 (7.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (7.43%) Support Analyst
8 14 (6.93%) 3rd Line Support
8 14 (6.93%) Senior Implementation Engineer
9 12 (5.94%) Technical Consultant
10 11 (5.45%) Infrastructure Support
10 11 (5.45%) Technical Support
11 9 (4.46%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
11 9 (4.46%) IT Support Engineer
11 9 (4.46%) Presales Consultant
11 9 (4.46%) Technical Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.46%) JSON
1 9 (4.46%) RabbitMQ
1 9 (4.46%) XML
2 6 (2.97%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (2.97%) Kafka
2 6 (2.97%) Middleware
2 6 (2.97%) REST
2 6 (2.97%) SOAP
3 4 (1.98%) Spring
4 3 (1.49%) .NET
4 3 (1.49%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.49%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.49%) CSS
4 3 (1.49%) DOM
4 3 (1.49%) EDI
4 3 (1.49%) Entity Framework
4 3 (1.49%) HTML
4 3 (1.49%) HTML5
4 3 (1.49%) jQuery
4 3 (1.49%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.85%) Data Centre
2 21 (10.40%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (8.42%) HP StoreVirtual
4 12 (5.94%) Public Cloud
5 11 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (4.95%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.96%) Fat Client
7 8 (3.96%) Thin Client
8 7 (3.47%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.48%) Replication
10 4 (1.98%) Clustering
11 3 (1.49%) AS400
11 3 (1.49%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.99%) Fintech
12 2 (0.99%) VLE
13 1 (0.50%) iSeries
13 1 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
13 1 (0.50%) PKI
13 1 (0.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 201 (99.50%) Windows
2 89 (44.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 66 (32.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (20.30%) Windows 7
5 35 (17.33%) Linux
6 34 (16.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (13.86%) Windows 8
8 21 (10.40%) Windows 10
9 9 (4.46%) CentOS
10 8 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (3.96%) Ubuntu
11 5 (2.48%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.98%) SUSE
13 2 (0.99%) DC/OS
13 2 (0.99%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.50%) Android
14 1 (0.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (30.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 54 (26.73%) ITIL
3 51 (25.25%) Project Management
4 42 (20.79%) Presales
5 30 (14.85%) Customer Requirements
6 29 (14.36%) Server Virtualisation
7 21 (10.40%) Enterprise Architecture
7 21 (10.40%) Programme Management
7 21 (10.40%) Vendor Relationship Management
8 19 (9.41%) Data Protection
8 19 (9.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (7.43%) Business Continuity
10 14 (6.93%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (6.93%) PRINCE2
11 13 (6.44%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (6.44%) Network Design
12 12 (5.94%) Service Delivery
13 11 (5.45%) IT Strategy
13 11 (5.45%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (5.45%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 52 (25.74%) SQL
2 21 (10.40%) PowerShell
3 14 (6.93%) Bash Shell
4 8 (3.96%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.98%) C#
5 4 (1.98%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.49%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.50%) Python
7 1 (0.50%) Ruby
7 1 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (25.25%) MCSE
1 51 (25.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (12.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 23 (11.39%) Security Cleared
4 21 (10.40%) MCP
5 17 (8.42%) Degree
5 17 (8.42%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (7.43%) MCSA
7 12 (5.94%) CCNA
7 12 (5.94%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (5.45%) MCITP
9 10 (4.95%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (1.98%) CISM
10 4 (1.98%) CISSP
11 2 (0.99%) CCDA
12 1 (0.50%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.50%) CCNP
12 1 (0.50%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.88%) SLA
2 21 (10.40%) GDPR
3 16 (7.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (5.45%) COBIT
5 4 (1.98%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.49%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.99%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 135 (66.83%) Active Directory
2 97 (48.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (31.68%) Hyper-V
4 33 (16.34%) VMware ESXi
5 32 (15.84%) vSphere
6 30 (14.85%) XenDesktop
7 26 (12.87%) XenApp
8 17 (8.42%) Forefront TMG
9 16 (7.92%) Terminal Services
10 14 (6.93%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (3.96%) VMware NSX
12 7 (3.47%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (2.48%) Docker
14 2 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.99%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (12.87%) SCCM
2 17 (8.42%) WSUS
3 10 (4.95%) SCVMM
3 10 (4.95%) vCenter Server
3 10 (4.95%) vMotion
4 6 (2.97%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (2.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (1.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.98%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.49%) QRadar
7 3 (1.49%) SCOM
8 2 (0.99%) Ansible
8 2 (0.99%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.99%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.99%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.99%) Nessus
8 2 (0.99%) PaperCut
8 2 (0.99%) Puppet
9 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 128 (63.37%) VMware
2 109 (53.96%) Microsoft
3 57 (28.22%) Citrix
4 44 (21.78%) Cisco
5 36 (17.82%) NetApp
6 34 (16.83%) HP
7 21 (10.40%) Dell
8 20 (9.90%) CheckPoint
9 19 (9.41%) SonicWALL
10 15 (7.43%) Ivanti
11 10 (4.95%) Nimble Storage
12 8 (3.96%) Dell Compellent
12 8 (3.96%) Veeam
13 7 (3.47%) Red Hat
14 4 (1.98%) Adobe
15 3 (1.49%) Altova
15 3 (1.49%) DevExpress
15 3 (1.49%) Juniper
15 3 (1.49%) Oracle
15 3 (1.49%) Salesforce.com