The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Client Server
England / West Midlands
Rank 186 219 188
Rank change year-on-year +33 -31  
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 27 23 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.37% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.62% 1.04% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 24 18 21
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,450 £26,138 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +3.65% +6.49%  

Client/Server is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1667 2212 1661
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 35.30% 36.02% 32.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1274 1641 1415
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Client/Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Client/Server in the West Midlands

Client/Server
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Client/Server in the West Midlands

Client/Server
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Client/Server in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Client/Server in the West Midlands

Client/Server
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Client/Server within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcestershire - 7 £37,500 -
Coventry - 6 £34,000 -
Halesowen - 5 £23,000 -
Staffordshire +14 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Solihull -9 3 £35,000 +2.94%
Birmingham +8 2 £55,000 +66.16%
Client/Server
England

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Client/Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 22 (40.00%) C#
2 17 (30.91%) .NET
3 16 (29.09%) SQL
4 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 14 (25.45%) HTML
5 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET
5 14 (25.45%) Data Centre
6 13 (23.64%) OO
6 13 (23.64%) WAN
6 13 (23.64%) Cisco
6 13 (23.64%) Internet
6 13 (23.64%) Degree
7 12 (21.82%) VMware
7 12 (21.82%) DNS
7 12 (21.82%) DHCP
7 12 (21.82%) Windows
7 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
8 11 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (20.00%) Intranet
8 11 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (18.18%) Firewall
9 10 (18.18%) EIGRP
9 10 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (18.18%) Cisco Prime
9 10 (18.18%) CCNA
9 10 (18.18%) CSS
9 10 (18.18%) RIP
9 10 (18.18%) SNMP
9 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in the West 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 (12.73%) MS Exchange
1 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) 3ds Max
2 4 (7.27%) Maya
2 4 (7.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Office 365
2 2 (3.64%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.82%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.64%) Internet
1 13 (23.64%) WAN
2 12 (21.82%) DHCP
2 12 (21.82%) DNS
3 11 (20.00%) Intranet
4 10 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (18.18%) DMVPN
4 10 (18.18%) EIGRP
4 10 (18.18%) Firewall
4 10 (18.18%) Network Security
4 10 (18.18%) RIP
4 10 (18.18%) SNMP
5 7 (12.73%) SAN
6 4 (7.27%) NAS
7 3 (5.45%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (5.45%) LAN
8 2 (3.64%) Skype
9 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.82%) Big Data
3 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.64%) Bugzilla
2 2 (3.64%) JIRA
3 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Games
3 1 (1.82%) Back Office
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Developer
2 10 (18.18%) Junior
2 10 (18.18%) Junior Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Tester
4 7 (12.73%) C# Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Junior C# Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Junior SQL Developer
4 7 (12.73%) SQL Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Architect
5 6 (10.91%) Manual Tester
5 6 (10.91%) Technical Architect
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) IT Support
8 3 (5.45%) IT Support Technician
8 3 (5.45%) IT Technician
8 3 (5.45%) Junior Software Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Support Technician
9 2 (3.64%) Games Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.91%) .NET
2 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET
2 14 (25.45%) HTML
3 10 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 10 (18.18%) CSS
4 5 (9.09%) XML
5 4 (7.27%) HTML5
5 4 (7.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 4 (7.27%) WCF
6 3 (5.45%) Ajax
6 3 (5.45%) Angular 2
6 3 (5.45%) Web Services
6 3 (5.45%) XHTML
6 3 (5.45%) XML Schema
7 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.82%) Dojo
8 1 (1.82%) DOM
8 1 (1.82%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.82%) jQuery
8 1 (1.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Data Centre
2 10 (18.18%) PKI
3 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Animation
3 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Windows
2 7 (12.73%) Linux
3 5 (9.09%) Android
3 5 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.45%) Unix
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) OO
2 11 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (18.18%) High Availability
3 10 (18.18%) Regulatory Compliance
4 8 (14.55%) OOD
5 6 (10.91%) Project Management
5 6 (10.91%) Test Scripting
6 5 (9.09%) Android Development
6 5 (9.09%) iOS Development
6 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.27%) Line Management
7 4 (7.27%) Physics
7 4 (7.27%) Regression Testing
8 3 (5.45%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.45%) Automated Testing
8 3 (5.45%) Front End Development
8 3 (5.45%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (5.45%) OOP
8 3 (5.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.00%) C#
2 16 (29.09%) SQL
3 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.09%) C++
4 5 (9.09%) Java
5 4 (7.27%) Lua
6 3 (5.45%) VB
6 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) Degree
2 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (18.18%) CCNA
3 10 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (16.36%) MCSE
5 6 (10.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (5.45%) ISEB
7 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.82%) ISO22301
2 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (5.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.64%) Cisco
3 12 (21.82%) VMware
4 4 (7.27%) Oracle
5 2 (3.64%) IBM
6 1 (1.82%) Lotus
6 1 (1.82%) NetApp
6 1 (1.82%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (1.82%) Pega
6 1 (1.82%) Perforce
6 1 (1.82%) webMethods
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
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