Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Server Support was £29,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 291 300 274
Rank change year-on-year +9 -26 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 33 16 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.15% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.16% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 28 17 38
West Midlands median annual salary £29,500 £29,250 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.85% +17.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £21,000 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £42,668 £41,750 £41,750
England median annual salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +1.54% - +1.56%

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9,550 10,106 10,077
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 96.88% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 7,605 8,037 8,445
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Server Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Server Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Server Support in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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
Solihull - 19 £29,500 -
Shropshire - 8 £48,314 -
Birmingham +20 5 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Warwickshire -3 1 - -
Server Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Server Support job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Server Support in the job title.

1 31 (93.94%) Windows
2 30 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 29 (87.88%) Microsoft
3 29 (87.88%) VMware
4 28 (84.85%) Hyper-V
5 27 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (69.70%) Windows Server
7 18 (54.55%) Citrix
8 17 (51.52%) NetApp
8 17 (51.52%) Firewall
8 17 (51.52%) Management Information System
8 17 (51.52%) Dell
8 17 (51.52%) MS Exchange
8 17 (51.52%) Problem Management
8 17 (51.52%) EqualLogic
8 17 (51.52%) Enterprise Storage
9 16 (48.48%) Change Management
10 13 (39.39%) SAN
10 13 (39.39%) Process Improvement
11 12 (36.36%) Line Management
11 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (36.36%) ITIL
12 11 (33.33%) SCCM
12 11 (33.33%) Office 365
13 10 (30.30%) DHCP
13 10 (30.30%) DNS
14 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
14 9 (27.27%) SCOM
14 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (24.24%) NAS

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 17 (51.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (51.52%) Firewall
2 13 (39.39%) SAN
3 10 (30.30%) DHCP
3 10 (30.30%) DNS
4 8 (24.24%) NAS
5 1 (3.03%) LAN
5 1 (3.03%) WAN
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) Enterprise Storage
1 17 (51.52%) Management Information System
2 8 (24.24%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (93.94%) Windows
2 23 (69.70%) Windows Server
3 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Problem Management
2 16 (48.48%) Change Management
3 13 (39.39%) Process Improvement
4 12 (36.36%) ITIL
4 12 (36.36%) Line Management
5 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (24.24%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 6 (18.18%) Service Management
6 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.06%) Proactive Management
8 1 (3.03%) Patch Management
8 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) MCSE
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (18.18%) MCITP
2 6 (18.18%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 28 (84.85%) Hyper-V
3 27 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (24.24%) UAG
5 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) SCCM
2 9 (27.27%) SCOM
3 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 8 (24.24%) WSUS
4 1 (3.03%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 29 (87.88%) Microsoft
1 29 (87.88%) VMware
2 18 (54.55%) Citrix
3 17 (51.52%) Dell
3 17 (51.52%) EqualLogic
3 17 (51.52%) NetApp
4 8 (24.24%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) Google
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) Twitter