The median annual salary for a Server Support was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Server Support
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 231 202
Rank change year-on-year +11 -29  
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 4 17 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.081% 0.27% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.28% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1 17 26
Median salary £26,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.46% -  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £32,000 £30,875
% change year-on-year -6.25% +3.64%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4769 6018 5152
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 97.05% 96.30% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4002 4819 4378
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Server Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Server Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Server Support in the West Midlands

Server Support
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Server Support in the West Midlands

Server Support
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 Support within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 April 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 - 3 - -
Brierley Hill - 1 £26,500 -
Server Support
England

Server Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, Server Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Server Support in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Back Office
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco
6 1 (10.00%) FTP
6 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (10.00%) LAN
6 1 (10.00%) WAN
6 1 (10.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (10.00%) Internet
6 1 (10.00%) Symantec
6 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (10.00%) BGP

Server Support Skill Set
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 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) BGP
2 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) VLAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HornetQ
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Health Informatics
2 1 (10.00%) Informatics
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
1 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec