Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 52 52
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 31 45 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.83% 4.23% 5.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.31% 23.94% 21.59%
Number of salaries quoted 30 44 70
Staffordshire median annual salary £28,500 £28,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.79% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,375 £20,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £38,750 £36,726 £43,000
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year +5.63% +5.19% +3.85%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 133 188 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 16.44% 17.69% 23.72%
Number of salaries quoted 108 169 284
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.76% -2.86%
10th Percentile £22,500 £19,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,950 £55,250 £57,500
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 Staffordshire

Job postings citing Windows Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Staffordshire

Windows Server
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Windows Server in Staffordshire

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Staffordshire

Windows Server
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. 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
Stoke-on-Trent +4 19 £28,500 -5.00% 7
Burton-upon-Trent -10 3 £31,250 -3.85% 2
Stafford +18 1 £41,500 +56.60% 1
Tamworth +7 1 £22,500 -30.77% 2
Leek - 1 £25,000 -
Windows Server
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) VMware
3 15 (48.39%) Cisco
4 13 (41.94%) LAN
4 13 (41.94%) Linux
4 13 (41.94%) Firewall
5 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
5 12 (38.71%) VoIP
6 11 (35.48%) WAN
7 10 (32.26%) Hyper-V
8 9 (29.03%) Problem Management
8 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
8 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
8 9 (29.03%) HP
8 9 (29.03%) CheckPoint
9 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (19.35%) Project Management
11 6 (19.35%) Network Architecture
11 6 (19.35%) Office 365
12 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (12.90%) Citrix
13 4 (12.90%) DHCP
13 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
13 4 (12.90%) DNS
13 4 (12.90%) Degree
13 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
13 4 (12.90%) Server Virtualisation

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (19.35%) Office 365
4 1 (3.23%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) Firewall
1 13 (41.94%) LAN
2 12 (38.71%) VoIP
3 11 (35.48%) WAN
4 4 (12.90%) DHCP
4 4 (12.90%) DNS
5 2 (6.45%) VPN
6 1 (3.23%) Network Security
6 1 (3.23%) SAN
6 1 (3.23%) Skype
6 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.23%) VLAN
6 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (6.45%) Retail
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) IT Support
2 7 (22.58%) Support Technician
3 6 (19.35%) Network Support
3 6 (19.35%) Server Support
4 5 (16.13%) Administrator
4 5 (16.13%) Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) IT Support Technician
4 5 (16.13%) IT Technician
5 4 (12.90%) DBA
5 4 (12.90%) Network Support Technician
5 4 (12.90%) Network Technician
5 4 (12.90%) Server Support Technician
5 4 (12.90%) Server Technician
5 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 3 (9.68%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
6 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support Technician
7 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.23%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Linux
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.90%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Problem Management
2 7 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (19.35%) Network Architecture
3 6 (19.35%) Project Management
4 4 (12.90%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL
5 2 (6.45%) Security Hardening
5 2 (6.45%) SIEM
6 1 (3.23%) Data Management
6 1 (3.23%) DevOps
6 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.23%) Information Security
6 1 (3.23%) ITSM
6 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) CCNA
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Hyper-V
2 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
3 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.45%) vSphere
4 2 (6.45%) XenServer
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) VMware
2 15 (48.39%) Cisco
3 9 (29.03%) CheckPoint
3 9 (29.03%) HP
4 4 (12.90%) Citrix
4 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.68%) NetApp
5 3 (9.68%) SAP
6 2 (6.45%) Apple
6 2 (6.45%) Juniper
7 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
7 1 (3.23%) Bloomberg
7 1 (3.23%) EqualLogic
7 1 (3.23%) Genesys
7 1 (3.23%) Ivanti
7 1 (3.23%) Kaspersky
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle
7 1 (3.23%) Sage
7 1 (3.23%) Twitter