Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Server Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 219 262 288
Rank change year-on-year +43 +26 +20
Permanent jobs citing Server Management 45 42 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.49% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.53% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 38 43 42
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £25,275 £21,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £65,000
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 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 6,724 7,890 9,102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 92.55% 91.25% 91.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5,393 6,033 7,439
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £71,136 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +50 11 £37,500 - 3
Staffordshire - 9 £41,250 -
Coventry +15 7 £29,000 -25.16% 1
Warwickshire -8 5 - - 1
Worcestershire - 5 £23,500 -
Solihull -6 4 £37,500 -26.83% 3
Halesowen -6 2 £26,000 +8.33%
Shropshire +9 1 £35,000 +18.64%
Server Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 39 (86.67%) Windows
2 32 (71.11%) Windows Server
3 31 (68.89%) Active Directory
4 26 (57.78%) VMware
5 21 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (42.22%) Firewall
6 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
7 18 (40.00%) Linux
7 18 (40.00%) Hyper-V
8 16 (35.56%) SCCM
9 15 (33.33%) Office 365
9 15 (33.33%) Project Management
10 14 (31.11%) PowerShell
11 13 (28.89%) Virtual Machines
12 12 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 12 (26.67%) TCP/IP
12 12 (26.67%) DNS
12 12 (26.67%) ITIL
13 11 (24.44%) DHCP
13 11 (24.44%) Azure
14 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (22.22%) CCTV
14 10 (22.22%) VLAN
14 10 (22.22%) SLA
14 10 (22.22%) Client/Server
15 9 (20.00%) ISO 9001
15 9 (20.00%) Quality Management
15 9 (20.00%) Automotive
15 9 (20.00%) Asset Management
15 9 (20.00%) QMS

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 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.44%) WordPress
3 1 (2.22%) Apache
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) Drupal
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.22%) nginx
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (33.33%) Office 365
2 11 (24.44%) Azure
3 6 (13.33%) AWS
4 4 (8.89%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (4.44%) SaaS
6 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.22%) G Suite
6 1 (2.22%) OneDrive
6 1 (2.22%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (42.22%) Firewall
2 12 (26.67%) DNS
2 12 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 11 (24.44%) DHCP
4 10 (22.22%) VLAN
5 7 (15.56%) SAN
6 6 (13.33%) iSCSI
7 5 (11.11%) Internet
7 5 (11.11%) VPN
8 4 (8.89%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (8.89%) Kerberos
8 4 (8.89%) NAS
8 4 (8.89%) Wireless
9 3 (6.67%) Broadband
9 3 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (4.44%) SMTP
10 2 (4.44%) SSL
11 1 (2.22%) Intranet
11 1 (2.22%) OpenScape
11 1 (2.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) DB2
3 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.22%) Power BI
3 1 (2.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.22%) GitLab
3 1 (2.22%) gulp
3 1 (2.22%) webpack
General
1 9 (20.00%) Automotive
2 5 (11.11%) Games
3 2 (4.44%) Advertising
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) IT Support
2 7 (15.56%) Administrator
2 7 (15.56%) IT Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) IT Support Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Support Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (13.33%) Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Active Directory Specialist
5 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Office 365 Specialist
7 2 (4.44%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (4.44%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) IT Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (4.44%) Support Specialist
7 2 (4.44%) VMWare Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) LDAP
2 4 (8.89%) SAML
3 3 (6.67%) Web Services
4 2 (4.44%) HTML
5 1 (2.22%) .NET
5 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.22%) Ajax
5 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.22%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (2.22%) CSS
5 1 (2.22%) jQuery
5 1 (2.22%) JSON
5 1 (2.22%) LAMP
5 1 (2.22%) Laravel
5 1 (2.22%) Middleware
5 1 (2.22%) Symfony
5 1 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.22%) WSH
5 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) CCTV
1 10 (22.22%) Client/Server
2 9 (20.00%) User Experience
3 7 (15.56%) Driving Licence
4 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
5 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
6 4 (8.89%) Clustering
6 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (8.89%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (8.89%) Private Cloud
6 4 (8.89%) Replication
6 4 (8.89%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (8.89%) Virtual Team
7 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (2.22%) Robotics
8 1 (2.22%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 39 (86.67%) Windows
2 32 (71.11%) Windows Server
3 18 (40.00%) Linux
4 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.89%) Unix
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.22%) Android
7 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.22%) SUSE
7 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Project Management
2 12 (26.67%) ITIL
3 9 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 9 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 9 (20.00%) QMS
3 9 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 9 (20.00%) Software License Management
4 8 (17.78%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (15.56%) Break/Fix
6 6 (13.33%) Server Patching
7 5 (11.11%) Problem Management
8 4 (8.89%) Change Management
8 4 (8.89%) Security Management
8 4 (8.89%) Security Patching
8 4 (8.89%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (8.89%) Virtual Environments
9 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
9 3 (6.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.33%) SQL
3 4 (8.89%) Python
4 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.67%) Perl
4 3 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (2.22%) ActionScript
5 1 (2.22%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.22%) Jython
5 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) MCSE
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.89%) MCSA
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.44%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (2.22%) CEH
4 1 (2.22%) CISM
4 1 (2.22%) CISSP
4 1 (2.22%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (2.22%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.22%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (22.22%) SLA
3 9 (20.00%) ISO 9001
4 2 (4.44%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (4.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (2.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 31 (68.89%) Active Directory
2 21 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 13 (28.89%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (6.67%) Firmware
7 2 (4.44%) NFS
8 1 (2.22%) KVM
8 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (35.56%) SCCM
2 9 (20.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 8 (17.78%) WSUS
4 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (8.89%) Puppet
4 4 (8.89%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (6.67%) Ansible
5 3 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (4.44%) SCOM
7 1 (2.22%) Grafana
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (2.22%) Nessus
7 1 (2.22%) Prometheus
7 1 (2.22%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 26 (57.78%) VMware
2 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 5 (11.11%) Cisco
5 4 (8.89%) Arista
5 4 (8.89%) Brocade
6 3 (6.67%) Citrix
6 3 (6.67%) Emulex
7 1 (2.22%) Adobe
7 1 (2.22%) AlienVault
7 1 (2.22%) Apple
7 1 (2.22%) IBM
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle