Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Server Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Server Management over the 6 months to 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Server Management
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 279 302 327
Rank change year-on-year +23 +25 +30
Permanent jobs citing Server Management 59 83 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.50% 0.59% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.65% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 48 75 57
Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £20,450 £26,550
90th Percentile £47,500 £51,350 £57,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Server Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,761 12,848 14,068
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 91.98% 91.32% 91.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8,524 10,106 11,549
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

Server Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Server Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Server Management in the Midlands

Server Management
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Server Management in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Server Management in the Midlands

Server Management
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Server Management in the Midlands over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Server Management in the Midlands

Server Management
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Management within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +19 30 £37,500 +15.38% 9
East Midlands +9 29 £31,500 +5.00% 5
Server Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, IT jobs citing Server Management 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Server Management.

1 44 (74.58%) Windows
2 36 (61.02%) Windows Server
3 31 (52.54%) Microsoft
4 29 (49.15%) Active Directory
5 27 (45.76%) VMware
6 26 (44.07%) Office 365
7 24 (40.68%) Linux
8 19 (32.20%) DNS
8 19 (32.20%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (28.81%) DHCP
10 16 (27.12%) ITIL
10 16 (27.12%) Microsoft Office
10 16 (27.12%) Microsoft Azure
11 14 (23.73%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (23.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 13 (22.03%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (22.03%) Unix
13 12 (20.34%) Internet
13 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (20.34%) SCCM
13 12 (20.34%) Patch Management
13 12 (20.34%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (18.64%) PowerShell
14 11 (18.64%) Service Management
14 11 (18.64%) SAN
15 10 (16.95%) WAN
16 9 (15.25%) Disaster Recovery
16 9 (15.25%) Firewall
16 9 (15.25%) Backup Exec

Server Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 7 (11.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.39%) WordPress
4 1 (1.69%) Apache
4 1 (1.69%) CMS
4 1 (1.69%) Drupal
4 1 (1.69%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (27.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 26 (44.07%) Office 365
2 16 (27.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (22.03%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.08%) SaaS
5 2 (3.39%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.39%) IaaS
5 2 (3.39%) NuGet
6 1 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.69%) G Suite
6 1 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.69%) PaaS
6 1 (1.69%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (32.20%) DNS
2 17 (28.81%) DHCP
3 12 (20.34%) Internet
4 11 (18.64%) SAN
5 10 (16.95%) WAN
6 9 (15.25%) Firewall
6 9 (15.25%) LAN
7 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
8 5 (8.47%) Intranet
9 4 (6.78%) SSL
9 4 (6.78%) VoIP
10 2 (3.39%) SMTP
10 2 (3.39%) VLAN
11 1 (1.69%) Broadband
11 1 (1.69%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.69%) Kerberos
11 1 (1.69%) OpenScape
11 1 (1.69%) VPN
11 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) SAP BW
3 3 (5.08%) MySQL
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.69%) Power BI
5 1 (1.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.39%) Bazaar
3 2 (3.39%) JIRA
3 2 (3.39%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (3.39%) SonarQube
3 2 (3.39%) Subversion
4 1 (1.69%) GitLab
4 1 (1.69%) gulp
4 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.69%) webpack
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Retail
3 3 (5.08%) Law
4 2 (3.39%) Advertising
4 2 (3.39%) Games
4 2 (3.39%) Marketing
5 1 (1.69%) Automotive
5 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) Administrator
2 12 (20.34%) Analyst
3 10 (16.95%) Support Analyst
3 10 (16.95%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (15.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (13.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) IT Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Developer
7 3 (5.08%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) IT Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Server Administrator
8 2 (3.39%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (3.39%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.39%) Windows Administrator
8 2 (3.39%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) .NET
2 4 (6.78%) Web Services
3 3 (5.08%) LAMP
4 2 (3.39%) .NET Core
4 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.39%) HTML
4 2 (3.39%) LDAP
5 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.69%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (1.69%) CSS
5 1 (1.69%) jQuery
5 1 (1.69%) JSON
5 1 (1.69%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.69%) React
5 1 (1.69%) SAML
5 1 (1.69%) Symfony
5 1 (1.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (1.69%) Vue.js
5 1 (1.69%) WSH
5 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.78%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.78%) Driving Licence
4 3 (5.08%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.39%) CCTV
5 2 (3.39%) Replication
5 2 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.39%) Social Media
5 2 (3.39%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.69%) Clustering
6 1 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.69%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.69%) Robotics
6 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (74.58%) Windows
2 36 (61.02%) Windows Server
3 24 (40.68%) Linux
4 13 (22.03%) Unix
4 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.39%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.69%) Android
7 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.69%) Solaris
7 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) ITIL
2 14 (23.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 12 (20.34%) Patch Management
3 12 (20.34%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (18.64%) Service Management
5 9 (15.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (11.86%) Mentoring
6 7 (11.86%) Project Management
7 6 (10.17%) DevOps
8 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.47%) Coaching
8 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.78%) Capacity Management
9 4 (6.78%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (6.78%) Incident Management
9 4 (6.78%) Information Security
9 4 (6.78%) IT Audit
9 4 (6.78%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (6.78%) Preventative Maintenance
9 4 (6.78%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.64%) PowerShell
2 7 (11.86%) Python
3 6 (10.17%) PHP
4 5 (8.47%) C#
5 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.08%) C
5 3 (5.08%) SQL
6 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.39%) Perl
7 1 (1.69%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.69%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (1.69%) Java
7 1 (1.69%) Ruby
7 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) MCSE
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.47%) MCSA
3 4 (6.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.39%) Degree
4 2 (3.39%) MCITP
4 2 (3.39%) NVQ Level 3
4 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) CCNA
5 1 (1.69%) CEH
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.69%) CISM
5 1 (1.69%) CISSP
5 1 (1.69%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (1.69%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.69%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.39%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (3.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (1.69%) GDPR
3 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.69%) QA
3 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (49.15%) Active Directory
2 19 (32.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.25%) vSphere
4 7 (11.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.08%) Docker
6 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.69%) Firmware
7 1 (1.69%) KVM
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.69%) NFS
7 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (20.34%) SCCM
2 9 (15.25%) Backup Exec
3 8 (13.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (6.78%) Puppet
4 4 (6.78%) SCOM
4 4 (6.78%) WSUS
5 3 (5.08%) Ansible
5 3 (5.08%) NetBackup
6 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.69%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.69%) Grafana
7 1 (1.69%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.69%) Nessus
7 1 (1.69%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.69%) Rancher
7 1 (1.69%) Rsyslog
7 1 (1.69%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.69%) Terraform
7 1 (1.69%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 31 (52.54%) Microsoft
2 27 (45.76%) VMware
3 8 (13.56%) Symantec
4 7 (11.86%) Altiris
4 7 (11.86%) Dell
5 4 (6.78%) Cisco
5 4 (6.78%) SAP
6 3 (5.08%) Oracle
6 3 (5.08%) Veeam
7 2 (3.39%) Citrix
7 2 (3.39%) CommVault
7 2 (3.39%) HP
7 2 (3.39%) NetApp
7 2 (3.39%) Nimble Storage
7 2 (3.39%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.69%) AlienVault
8 1 (1.69%) Apple
8 1 (1.69%) EMC
8 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.69%) Sophos