Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 51 53
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 224 189 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.79% 4.85% 4.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.67% 24.51% 26.36%
Number of salaries quoted 180 178 223
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +21.21% -5.71%
10th Percentile £25,725 £28,388 £21,600
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,125 £32,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +14.23% -

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 646 771 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.69% 19.78% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 512 678 668
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -7.89%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,125 £53,750 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.85% +4.29% -2.78%

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 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 223 (99.55%) Windows
2 147 (65.63%) VMware
3 145 (64.73%) Active Directory
4 116 (51.79%) Microsoft
5 107 (47.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 93 (41.52%) Office 365
7 89 (39.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 82 (36.61%) SQL Server
9 79 (35.27%) MS Exchange
10 73 (32.59%) Firewall
11 69 (30.80%) Hyper-V
12 68 (30.36%) Citrix
13 65 (29.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 64 (28.57%) SQL
15 63 (28.13%) ITIL
16 62 (27.68%) Windows Server 2008
17 59 (26.34%) SAN
18 57 (25.45%) Project Management
19 55 (24.55%) Microsoft Azure
20 52 (23.21%) VMware ESXi
21 50 (22.32%) Cisco
22 46 (20.54%) Finance
23 43 (19.20%) Windows Server 2003
24 42 (18.75%) XenDesktop
25 41 (18.30%) vSphere
25 41 (18.30%) SLA
26 40 (17.86%) MCSE
26 40 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
27 38 (16.96%) IPsec
27 38 (16.96%) XenApp

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 79 (35.27%) MS Exchange
2 24 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 23 (10.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (4.46%) IIS
6 5 (2.23%) Anypoint
6 5 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (2.23%) JBoss
7 4 (1.79%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.89%) Apache
9 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.45%) Moodle
9 1 (0.45%) nginx
Applications
1 17 (7.59%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 93 (41.52%) Office 365
2 55 (24.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.79%) IaaS
5 3 (1.34%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.89%) PaaS
6 2 (0.89%) SaaS
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.45%) Datadog
7 1 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 73 (32.59%) Firewall
2 59 (26.34%) SAN
3 38 (16.96%) IPsec
4 31 (13.84%) LAN
4 31 (13.84%) WAN
5 29 (12.95%) SSL
6 27 (12.05%) VoIP
7 24 (10.71%) DNS
8 21 (9.38%) Network Security
9 20 (8.93%) Remote Desktop
10 19 (8.48%) DHCP
11 18 (8.04%) NetScaler
11 18 (8.04%) TCP/IP
12 13 (5.80%) VLAN
13 8 (3.57%) VPN
14 7 (3.13%) IPv6
14 7 (3.13%) Spanning Tree
14 7 (3.13%) VSAN
15 4 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
15 4 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (36.61%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (5.36%) SQL Server 2016
4 9 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.57%) MySQL
5 8 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.23%) DTS
6 5 (2.23%) EDRMS
6 5 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.79%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.89%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (4.46%) Octopus Deploy
1 10 (4.46%) TeamCity
2 9 (4.02%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (2.23%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.34%) JIRA
5 3 (1.34%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.89%) Hudson
6 2 (0.89%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.45%) Chocolatey
7 1 (0.45%) Toad
7 1 (0.45%) Vagrant
General
1 46 (20.54%) Finance
2 9 (4.02%) Manufacturing
2 9 (4.02%) Retail
3 6 (2.68%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.34%) Automotive
5 3 (1.34%) Back Office
6 2 (0.89%) Banking
6 2 (0.89%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 50 (22.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 39 (17.41%) Analyst
3 27 (12.05%) Architect
4 26 (11.61%) Support Analyst
5 20 (8.93%) IT Engineer
5 20 (8.93%) IT Support
6 19 (8.48%) 3rd Line Support
6 19 (8.48%) Support Engineer
6 19 (8.48%) Technical Architect
7 17 (7.59%) Administrator
8 16 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 15 (6.70%) Citrix Specialist
9 15 (6.70%) Citrix Technical Specialist
9 15 (6.70%) Consultant
9 15 (6.70%) Technical Specialist
9 15 (6.70%) Virtualisation Specialist
10 13 (5.80%) Implementation Engineer
10 13 (5.80%) Infrastructure Support
11 12 (5.36%) Network Support
11 12 (5.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.57%) .NET
2 4 (1.79%) WSH
3 3 (1.34%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.34%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.34%) CSS
3 3 (1.34%) DOM
3 3 (1.34%) EDI
3 3 (1.34%) Entity Framework
3 3 (1.34%) HTML
3 3 (1.34%) HTML5
3 3 (1.34%) jQuery
3 3 (1.34%) JSON
3 3 (1.34%) LINQ
3 3 (1.34%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (1.34%) XML
4 2 (0.89%) COM
4 2 (0.89%) Spring
4 2 (0.89%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.45%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 25 (11.16%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (7.59%) Computer Science
4 17 (7.59%) Public Cloud
5 15 (6.70%) HP StoreVirtual
6 12 (5.36%) Management Information System
7 11 (4.91%) Clustering
8 7 (3.13%) Fat Client
8 7 (3.13%) Thin Client
9 6 (2.68%) AS400
9 6 (2.68%) iSeries
10 5 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.79%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.89%) Fintech
12 2 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.89%) Tandem
12 2 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (0.45%) PKI
13 1 (0.45%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 223 (99.55%) Windows
2 89 (39.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 62 (27.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (19.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (13.39%) Linux
5 30 (13.39%) Windows 7
6 19 (8.48%) Windows 8
7 17 (7.59%) Windows 10
8 11 (4.91%) CentOS
9 9 (4.02%) Ubuntu
10 6 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.23%) Mac OS
11 5 (2.23%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.79%) SUSE
13 2 (0.89%) DC/OS
14 1 (0.45%) Android
14 1 (0.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (29.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 63 (28.13%) ITIL
3 57 (25.45%) Project Management
4 33 (14.73%) Presales
5 29 (12.95%) PRINCE2
6 27 (12.05%) Business Continuity
6 27 (12.05%) Server Virtualisation
6 27 (12.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (10.27%) Customer Requirements
8 22 (9.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 21 (9.38%) Network Design
9 21 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
10 19 (8.48%) Continuous Improvement
10 19 (8.48%) IT Strategy
10 19 (8.48%) Service Delivery
10 19 (8.48%) Translating Business Requirements
11 18 (8.04%) Enterprise Architecture
11 18 (8.04%) Programme Management
11 18 (8.04%) Root Cause Analysis
11 18 (8.04%) Vendor Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (28.57%) SQL
2 33 (14.73%) PowerShell
3 14 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 8 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.23%) Java
6 4 (1.79%) C#
6 4 (1.79%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.79%) VBScript
7 3 (1.34%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.45%) C
8 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.45%) Python
8 1 (0.45%) Ruby
8 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (17.86%) MCSE
1 40 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (11.61%) Degree
3 23 (10.27%) ITIL Certification
4 21 (9.38%) MCP
5 19 (8.48%) Security Cleared
6 17 (7.59%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (5.36%) CCNA
7 12 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (4.91%) MCITP
9 9 (4.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (3.57%) MCSA
11 2 (0.89%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.89%) CCDA
11 2 (0.89%) CISM
11 2 (0.89%) CISSP
12 1 (0.45%) CCNP
12 1 (0.45%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (18.30%) SLA
2 19 (8.48%) COBIT
2 19 (8.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (6.25%) GDPR
4 2 (0.89%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 145 (64.73%) Active Directory
2 107 (47.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (30.80%) Hyper-V
4 52 (23.21%) VMware ESXi
5 42 (18.75%) XenDesktop
6 41 (18.30%) vSphere
7 38 (16.96%) XenApp
8 20 (8.93%) Microsoft App-V
9 15 (6.70%) Forefront TMG
10 14 (6.25%) Terminal Services
11 7 (3.13%) VMware NSX
12 6 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (2.23%) Firmware
14 2 (0.89%) Docker
14 2 (0.89%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (11.16%) SCCM
2 17 (7.59%) SCVMM
2 17 (7.59%) vCenter Server
2 17 (7.59%) vMotion
3 11 (4.91%) WSUS
4 8 (3.57%) Puppet
5 6 (2.68%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.79%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.89%) Ansible
8 2 (0.89%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.89%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.89%) PaperCut
8 2 (0.89%) SCOM
8 2 (0.89%) SELinux
8 2 (0.89%) Terraform
9 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.45%) PowerCLI
9 1 (0.45%) QRadar
Vendors
1 147 (65.63%) VMware
2 116 (51.79%) Microsoft
3 68 (30.36%) Citrix
4 50 (22.32%) Cisco
5 34 (15.18%) NetApp
6 29 (12.95%) HP
7 20 (8.93%) CheckPoint
7 20 (8.93%) SonicWALL
8 18 (8.04%) Dell
8 18 (8.04%) Ivanti
9 12 (5.36%) Veeam
10 8 (3.57%) Dell Compellent
11 7 (3.13%) Nimble Storage
12 5 (2.23%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.23%) webMethods
13 4 (1.79%) Adobe
13 4 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (1.34%) DevExpress
14 3 (1.34%) Forcepoint
14 3 (1.34%) WatchGuard