Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 31 49
Rank change year-on-year -5 +18 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 42 55 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.85% 6.12% 4.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.30% 24.44% 18.35%
Number of salaries quoted 38 49 39
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £33,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.94% +9.84% -12.86%
10th Percentile £18,750 £25,000 £21,450
90th Percentile £47,500 £36,750 £38,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £33,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year +19.40% -7.59% +3.57%

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 166 225 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 23.12% 25.03% 24.01%
Number of salaries quoted 153 192 197
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £19,750 £18,750 £19,450
90th Percentile £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -2.67%

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 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
Stoke-on-Trent +16 17 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Stafford +2 10 £30,838 -9.30% 1
Burton-upon-Trent +11 9 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Cannock -1 2 £25,000 -29.58%
Lichfield -22 1 £21,000 -37.31%
Leek - 1 £35,000 -
Windows Server
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 41 (97.62%) Windows
2 26 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 25 (59.52%) Active Directory
4 17 (40.48%) SQL Server
5 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Office
6 15 (35.71%) PowerShell
6 15 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (35.71%) Office 365
7 13 (30.95%) Citrix
8 12 (28.57%) DNS
8 12 (28.57%) VMware
9 11 (26.19%) LAN
9 11 (26.19%) DHCP
9 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (23.81%) Firewall
11 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 8 (19.05%) Hyper-V
12 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
12 8 (19.05%) Linux
12 8 (19.05%) VPN
13 7 (16.67%) VBA
13 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
13 7 (16.67%) ITIL
13 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
13 7 (16.67%) XenApp
14 6 (14.29%) XenDesktop

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 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (9.52%) IIS
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.38%) Apache
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) Site Server
Applications
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) SAP Business One
2 1 (2.38%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 15 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (35.71%) Office 365
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (14.29%) OneDrive
4 2 (4.76%) SaaS
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.38%) IaaS
5 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) DNS
2 11 (26.19%) DHCP
2 11 (26.19%) LAN
3 10 (23.81%) Firewall
4 8 (19.05%) VPN
5 6 (14.29%) VLAN
5 6 (14.29%) WAN
6 5 (11.90%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (9.52%) Internet
8 2 (4.76%) NAS
8 2 (4.76%) SAN
9 1 (2.38%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.38%) VoIP
9 1 (2.38%) WebEx
9 1 (2.38%) Wireless
9 1 (2.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) MS Access
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.38%) Talend Open Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
1 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 5 (11.90%) Manufacturing
2 4 (9.52%) Back Office
3 3 (7.14%) Finance
4 2 (4.76%) Automotive
4 2 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) IT Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) IT Support
3 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Consultant
5 5 (11.90%) IT Manager
6 4 (9.52%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Support Technician
7 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (7.14%) Administrator
7 3 (7.14%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (7.14%) IT Technician
7 3 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Service Desk Support
8 2 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) WAP
1 6 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.38%) CCTV
2 1 (2.38%) EMC VNX
2 1 (2.38%) iPhone
2 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (97.62%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (19.05%) Linux
5 6 (14.29%) Windows 2000
6 5 (11.90%) Windows 10
7 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
8 3 (7.14%) Android
9 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.38%) CentOS
10 1 (2.38%) Debian
10 1 (2.38%) Solaris
10 1 (2.38%) SUSE
10 1 (2.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 8 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (16.67%) ITIL
3 6 (14.29%) Change Control
3 6 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (14.29%) Hardware Maintenance
3 6 (14.29%) Network Management
3 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (11.90%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (9.52%) Application Virtualisation
5 4 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (9.52%) Performance Optimisation
5 4 (9.52%) Project Management
6 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.14%) Server Building
7 2 (4.76%) Server Management
7 2 (4.76%) Service Management
7 2 (4.76%) Task Automation
8 1 (2.38%) Change Management
8 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 7 (16.67%) VBA
3 6 (14.29%) SQL
4 3 (7.14%) Python
5 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.38%) C#
6 1 (2.38%) Groovy
6 1 (2.38%) Perl
6 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) MCSE
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.76%) CCNA
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) MCSA
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.38%) CCENT
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.38%) MCITP
3 1 (2.38%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (59.52%) Active Directory
2 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (19.05%) Hyper-V
4 7 (16.67%) XenApp
5 6 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (14.29%) XenDesktop
6 5 (11.90%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (9.52%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 3 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (2.38%) pfSense
10 1 (2.38%) VMware Server
10 1 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.76%) WSUS
3 1 (2.38%) Ansible
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.38%) Nagios
3 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.38%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 26 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.95%) Citrix
3 12 (28.57%) VMware
4 6 (14.29%) Ivanti
5 5 (11.90%) SAP
6 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
7 3 (7.14%) Apple
7 3 (7.14%) Cisco
7 3 (7.14%) Remedy
8 2 (4.76%) Veeam
9 1 (2.38%) Aruba
9 1 (2.38%) Cadence
9 1 (2.38%) Mitel
9 1 (2.38%) ProCurve
9 1 (2.38%) RightScale
9 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.38%) Shavlik
9 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.38%) Sophos
9 1 (2.38%) Talend