Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West 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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Server Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 234 278 290
Rank change year-on-year +44 +12 -13
Permanent jobs citing Server Management 38 41 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.42% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.46% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 36 37 35
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,750 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.84% +25.64% -37.77%
10th Percentile £21,750 £25,650 £21,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £65,000 £43,900
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,073 8,848 9,694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.16% 90.80% 91.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5,303 7,018 7,606
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% -1.20% +1.22%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Server Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Management in the West Midlands

Server Management
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Server Management in the West Midlands

Server Management
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Server Management in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Server Management in the West Midlands

Server Management
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 Server Management within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Birmingham +16 17 £40,000 -25.58% 2
Solihull +16 7 £57,500 +55.93% 2
Dudley - 4 £22,500 -
Coventry - 3 £47,500 -
Halesowen - 2 £24,000 - 1
Shropshire -2 1 £29,500 -46.36%
Worcestershire -10 1 £23,500 -2.08%
Wolverhampton - 1 £26,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Server Management
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Server Management.

1 21 (55.26%) Windows
2 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 19 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 18 (47.37%) Active Directory
5 15 (39.47%) Linux
5 15 (39.47%) VMware
5 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (34.21%) Office 365
7 13 (34.21%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (28.95%) MS Exchange
9 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (26.32%) Data Centre
10 9 (23.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Office
11 8 (21.05%) DHCP
11 8 (21.05%) DNS
11 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (21.05%) WSUS
11 8 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (21.05%) Hyper-V
12 7 (18.42%) CMS
12 7 (18.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 6 (15.79%) TDD
13 6 (15.79%) Content Management
13 6 (15.79%) MCITP
13 6 (15.79%) Marketing
13 6 (15.79%) Digital Marketing

Server Management
Co-occurring 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 11 (28.95%) MS Exchange
2 7 (18.42%) CMS
3 2 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (34.21%) Office 365
2 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.63%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) DHCP
1 8 (21.05%) DNS
2 5 (13.16%) Firewall
2 5 (13.16%) SAN
3 4 (10.53%) LAN
3 4 (10.53%) WAN
4 3 (7.89%) SSL
4 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.26%) DMZ
5 2 (5.26%) HTTPS
5 2 (5.26%) Network Security
6 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.63%) VPN
6 1 (2.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) Power BI
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (15.79%) Marketing
2 4 (10.53%) Automotive
2 4 (10.53%) Electronics
2 4 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Team Leader
5 3 (7.89%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (7.89%) Azure DevOps
5 3 (7.89%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (7.89%) IT Manager
5 3 (7.89%) IT Support
6 2 (5.26%) Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 2 (5.26%) IT Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Server Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) JSP
1 6 (15.79%) Spring
2 4 (10.53%) .NET
2 4 (10.53%) J2SE
2 4 (10.53%) Java SE
2 4 (10.53%) OpenCV
3 3 (7.89%) Web Services
4 1 (2.63%) CSS
4 1 (2.63%) CSS3
4 1 (2.63%) HTML
4 1 (2.63%) LAMP
4 1 (2.63%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.53%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (5.26%) PKI
4 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Windows
2 19 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 15 (39.47%) Linux
3 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (13.16%) Unix
5 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
5 5 (13.16%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.63%) AIX
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (23.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (15.79%) BDD
4 6 (15.79%) Content Management
4 6 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (15.79%) TDD
5 5 (13.16%) DevOps
5 5 (13.16%) Project Management
5 5 (13.16%) Release Management
6 4 (10.53%) Application Packaging
6 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (10.53%) DNA
6 4 (10.53%) Line Management
6 4 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (7.89%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (7.89%) ITIL
7 3 (7.89%) Proactive Monitoring
7 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.26%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) Java
1 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.53%) C
2 4 (10.53%) C++
2 4 (10.53%) Embedded C
2 4 (10.53%) Python
3 2 (5.26%) C#
3 2 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (15.79%) MCITP
2 6 (15.79%) MCSE
3 4 (10.53%) MCSA
3 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.26%) CCNA
5 2 (5.26%) CCNP
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.26%) MCTS
6 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.53%) SLA
3 3 (7.89%) ISO 9001
4 2 (5.26%) GDPR
5 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 18 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (21.05%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.26%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.63%) Docker
5 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) WSUS
2 6 (15.79%) SCCM
2 6 (15.79%) SCOM
3 4 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (5.26%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 15 (39.47%) VMware
3 6 (15.79%) Nimble Storage
4 5 (13.16%) Dell
4 5 (13.16%) Symantec
5 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
5 4 (10.53%) HP
5 4 (10.53%) NetApp
5 4 (10.53%) Veeam
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco
7 2 (5.26%) Avaya
7 2 (5.26%) EMC
8 1 (2.63%) Citrix
8 1 (2.63%) SonicWALL