Windows Server Jobs in the West Midlands

Microsoft Windows Server
England > West Midlands

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Windows Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server over the 6 months to 24 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
24 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 38 68 52
Rank change year-on-year +30 -16 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 270 324 357
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.99% 4.43% 5.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.76% 34.07% 28.63%
Number of salaries quoted 242 255 328
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,600 £25,000
25th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
75th Percentile £48,750 £53,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £57,000 £57,500 £60,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% -

All Operating Systems
West Midlands

Windows Server is in the Operating Systems 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 operating system skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 715 951 1,247
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.20% 13.01% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 635 647 955
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
25th Percentile £28,500 £30,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.05% +2.35% -
75th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +2.94% +2.00%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in the West Midlands

Windows Server
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Windows Server in the West Midlands

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in the West Midlands

Windows 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 Windows Server within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 February 2024. 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
Jobs
Birmingham +23 82 £38,000 -14.61% 22
Staffordshire -4 48 £39,000 +21.88% 23
Worcestershire -3 45 £45,000 +40.63% 11
Coventry +45 22 £42,500 +10.39% 11
Wednesbury -2 10 £30,000 +9.09%
Warwickshire +61 9 £32,250 +11.21% 12
Shropshire -11 7 £40,000 +53.85% 1
Wolverhampton +5 4 £20,750 -50.60% 2
Solihull -6 4 £27,000 -1.37% 4
Dudley - 3 £24,500 -
Brierley Hill - 3 £32,500 -
Halesowen - 1 £30,000 - 1
Windows Server
England

Windows Server
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 72 (26.67%) Microsoft Exchange
2 36 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.74%) IIS
6 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 27 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 187 (69.26%) Microsoft 365
2 155 (57.41%) Azure
3 80 (29.63%) Entra ID
4 35 (12.96%) AWS
5 10 (3.70%) OneDrive
6 9 (3.33%) Azure Logic Apps
6 9 (3.33%) GCP
7 8 (2.96%) SaaS
8 7 (2.59%) Azure Sentinel
9 5 (1.85%) Power Platform
9 5 (1.85%) PowerApps
10 4 (1.48%) Google Workspace
10 4 (1.48%) IaaS
10 4 (1.48%) Power Automate
11 3 (1.11%) Azure Stack
11 3 (1.11%) GitHub
12 2 (0.74%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.74%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.74%) OpenDNS
12 2 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (38.52%) Firewall
2 83 (30.74%) DNS
3 82 (30.37%) DHCP
4 42 (15.56%) SAN
5 39 (14.44%) TCP/IP
6 29 (10.74%) VPN
7 24 (8.89%) WAN
8 23 (8.52%) LAN
9 21 (7.78%) VLAN
10 20 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
11 19 (7.04%) Wireless
12 16 (5.93%) PBX
13 15 (5.56%) HTTP
13 15 (5.56%) SMTP
14 13 (4.81%) Network Security
14 13 (4.81%) SSH
14 13 (4.81%) SSL
15 12 (4.44%) FTP
15 12 (4.44%) SNMP
15 12 (4.44%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.81%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.11%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.37%) MySQL
5 1 (0.37%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (1.11%) IBM UrbanCode
1 3 (1.11%) Jenkins
General
1 71 (26.30%) Social Skills
2 25 (9.26%) Telecoms
3 15 (5.56%) Documentation Skills
3 15 (5.56%) Finance
4 14 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.81%) Law
5 13 (4.81%) Retail
6 10 (3.70%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 10 (3.70%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.96%) Public Sector
8 6 (2.22%) Organisational Skills
9 4 (1.48%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.48%) Legal
10 3 (1.11%) Banking
11 2 (0.74%) Local Government
12 1 (0.37%) Automotive
12 1 (0.37%) Back Office
12 1 (0.37%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.37%) French Language
12 1 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 73 (27.04%) Support Engineer
2 71 (26.30%) IT Engineer
3 56 (20.74%) IT Support
4 51 (18.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 42 (15.56%) IT Support Engineer
6 40 (14.81%) Senior
7 25 (9.26%) Analyst
8 23 (8.52%) 3rd Line Support
9 20 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 17 (6.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 15 (5.56%) IT Manager
12 13 (4.81%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (4.81%) IT Technician
13 12 (4.44%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 12 (4.44%) Implementation Engineer
13 12 (4.44%) Senior Implementation Engineer
13 12 (4.44%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 11 (4.07%) Network Engineer
14 11 (4.07%) Operations Engineer
14 11 (4.07%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.11%) .NET
1 3 (1.11%) AngularJS
1 3 (1.11%) HTML
1 3 (1.11%) jQuery
1 3 (1.11%) React
1 3 (1.11%) REST
1 3 (1.11%) Web Services
2 2 (0.74%) LAMP
2 2 (0.74%) V-Ray
3 1 (0.37%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.52%) Replication
2 21 (7.78%) Data Centre
3 16 (5.93%) Driving Licence
4 13 (4.81%) Management Information System
5 12 (4.44%) EFT
6 10 (3.70%) Clustering
7 7 (2.59%) Onboarding
8 6 (2.22%) Security Operations Centre
8 6 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.85%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.11%) PKI
11 2 (0.74%) CCTV
11 2 (0.74%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.37%) Digital Signage
12 1 (0.37%) Fibre Optics
12 1 (0.37%) NHS
12 1 (0.37%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.37%) Team-Oriented Environment
12 1 (0.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 268 (99.26%) Windows
2 70 (25.93%) Windows 10
3 52 (19.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (15.93%) Windows Server 2016
5 40 (14.81%) Windows Server 2019
6 26 (9.63%) Linux
7 20 (7.41%) Windows 7
8 12 (4.44%) Mac OS
9 10 (3.70%) Windows 8
9 10 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (2.96%) Apple iOS
11 8 (2.96%) Unix
12 4 (1.48%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.11%) SUSE
14 2 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (22.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 52 (19.26%) ITIL
3 50 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
4 38 (14.07%) Customer Service
5 24 (8.89%) High Availability
6 23 (8.52%) Cybersecurity
7 21 (7.78%) Disaster Recovery
8 18 (6.67%) ERP
9 17 (6.30%) Server Management
10 16 (5.93%) Migration
10 16 (5.93%) Problem Management
11 15 (5.56%) Project Delivery
12 12 (4.44%) Server Patching
13 11 (4.07%) Cloud Security
13 11 (4.07%) SIAM
14 10 (3.70%) DevOps
14 10 (3.70%) Edge Virtualization
14 10 (3.70%) Performance Optimisation
15 9 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
15 9 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 46 (17.04%) PowerShell
2 25 (9.26%) SQL
3 5 (1.85%) Python
4 4 (1.48%) C#
4 4 (1.48%) Java
5 3 (1.11%) TypeScript
6 2 (0.74%) Bicep
7 1 (0.37%) Bash
7 1 (0.37%) C++
7 1 (0.37%) Go
7 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (7.78%) Degree
2 20 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (4.81%) Security Cleared
4 12 (4.44%) DBS Check
4 12 (4.44%) SC Cleared
5 11 (4.07%) A+ Certification
6 9 (3.33%) MCSE
7 7 (2.59%) MCSA
8 6 (2.22%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (1.85%) CCNA
9 5 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.11%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.74%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.74%) MCITP
12 1 (0.37%) HNC
12 1 (0.37%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.81%) SLA
2 12 (4.44%) Cyber Essentials
3 7 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.48%) GDPR
5 2 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 197 (72.96%) Active Directory
2 101 (37.41%) Hyper-V
3 98 (36.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (4.81%) Virtual Desktop
6 11 (4.07%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (2.96%) XenApp
8 7 (2.59%) XenDesktop
9 6 (2.22%) Terminal Services
9 6 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (1.85%) Docker
10 5 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (1.48%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (1.11%) vSphere
13 2 (0.74%) Firmware
13 2 (0.74%) NFS
13 2 (0.74%) pfSense
14 1 (0.37%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 54 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 54 (20.00%) SCCM
2 12 (4.44%) vCenter Server
3 11 (4.07%) AirWatch
4 8 (2.96%) Failover Clustering
4 8 (2.96%) Jamf Pro
5 6 (2.22%) SCOM
6 5 (1.85%) EdgeSight
6 5 (1.85%) WSUS
7 4 (1.48%) Autotask
8 3 (1.11%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 3 (1.11%) Trend Micro Deep Security
9 2 (0.74%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.74%) Nessus
9 2 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.37%) Ansible
10 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 188 (69.63%) Microsoft
2 146 (54.07%) VMware
3 54 (20.00%) Cisco
4 42 (15.56%) Veeam
5 40 (14.81%) Citrix
6 34 (12.59%) HP
7 27 (10.00%) Apple
8 23 (8.52%) Dell
9 18 (6.67%) Sophos
10 15 (5.56%) Fortinet
11 14 (5.19%) ServiceNow
12 12 (4.44%) Globalscape
13 11 (4.07%) Nimble Storage
13 11 (4.07%) Symantec
13 11 (4.07%) Toshiba
14 8 (2.96%) Aruba
14 8 (2.96%) Palo Alto
14 8 (2.96%) SolarWinds
15 7 (2.59%) SonicWALL
15 7 (2.59%) Zerto