Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 41 27
Rank change year-on-year +19 -14 +22
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 45 26 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 9.45% 5.19% 6.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.46% 25.24% 26.23%
Number of salaries quoted 39 26 33
Worcestershire median annual salary £35,000 £32,750 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.87% +16.96% -13.85%
10th Percentile £24,750 £21,250 £17,750
90th Percentile £49,000 £47,500 £38,750
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 117 103 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 24.58% 20.56% 26.29%
Number of salaries quoted 94 97 121
Worcestershire median annual salary £36,846 £32,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.37% +12.07% -10.77%
10th Percentile £22,225 £21,150 £20,000
90th Percentile £64,250 £46,000 £45,000
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.86% -6.67%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings citing Windows Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Worcestershire

Windows Server
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server in Worcestershire.

Salary trend for Windows Server in Worcestershire

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Worcestershire

Windows Server
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Worcester +9 23 £46,000 +8.24% 4
Kidderminster +9 8 £28,000 -30.00% 2
Bromsgrove - 7 £23,500 -
Redditch +7 5 £25,500 -23.31%
Malvern -3 1 - -
Windows Server
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, IT jobs citing Windows Server 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 26 (57.78%) Active Directory
4 23 (51.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (42.22%) MS Exchange
6 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 14 (31.11%) LAN
8 14 (31.11%) WAN
8 14 (31.11%) Degree
9 12 (26.67%) ITIL
9 12 (26.67%) Office 365
10 11 (24.44%) Linux
10 11 (24.44%) SharePoint
10 11 (24.44%) Service Delivery
10 11 (24.44%) Firewall
11 10 (22.22%) SQL
11 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
12 9 (20.00%) Problem Management
12 9 (20.00%) PowerShell
12 9 (20.00%) Hyper-V
12 9 (20.00%) MySQL
12 9 (20.00%) HP
12 9 (20.00%) McAfee
12 9 (20.00%) Windows 10
13 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 8 (17.78%) Cisco
13 8 (17.78%) VMware
13 8 (17.78%) Change Management
13 8 (17.78%) Service Management

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 19 (42.22%) MS Exchange
2 11 (24.44%) SharePoint
3 6 (13.33%) IIS
4 5 (11.11%) Tomcat
5 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (8.89%) Skype for Business
6 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.67%) Office 365
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) LAN
1 14 (31.11%) WAN
2 11 (24.44%) Firewall
3 7 (15.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (15.56%) Network Security
4 5 (11.11%) Internet
5 4 (8.89%) SAN
5 4 (8.89%) Skype
5 4 (8.89%) VLAN
6 3 (6.67%) IP Telephony
7 2 (4.44%) DSL
7 2 (4.44%) MPLS
7 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.44%) VPN
8 1 (2.22%) DNS
8 1 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Analyst
1 13 (28.89%) Support Analyst
2 9 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) IT Support
3 7 (15.56%) Wintel Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 5 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Desktop Support
5 4 (8.89%) Head of Infrastructure
5 4 (8.89%) IT Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 3 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (15.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (13.33%) Clustering
3 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (51.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (24.44%) Linux
5 9 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.44%) Android
8 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) ITIL
2 11 (24.44%) Service Delivery
3 9 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 8 (17.78%) Change Management
4 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (17.78%) ITIL V3
4 8 (17.78%) Service Management
5 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (15.56%) ITSM
5 7 (15.56%) Proactive Management
6 5 (11.11%) High Availability
6 5 (11.11%) IT Strategy
6 5 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 5 (11.11%) Network Design
7 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (8.89%) Incident Management
8 3 (6.67%) Migration
8 3 (6.67%) Resource Management
9 2 (4.44%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (4.44%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) SQL
2 9 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.67%) C
4 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) Degree
2 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) CCA
3 4 (8.89%) CCAA
3 4 (8.89%) CCNA
3 4 (8.89%) CCNP
3 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.89%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (8.89%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (8.89%) VCAP
3 4 (8.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (6.67%) HNC
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.22%) MCITP
6 1 (2.22%) MCSA
6 1 (2.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (2.22%) IASME
3 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (57.78%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (15.56%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.22%) Docker
4 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.22%) vSphere
4 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 7 (15.56%) SCCM
2 3 (6.67%) Linux-HA
2 3 (6.67%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.44%) WSUS
4 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 33 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.00%) HP
2 9 (20.00%) McAfee
3 8 (17.78%) Cisco
3 8 (17.78%) VMware
4 6 (13.33%) Citrix
5 3 (6.67%) 3PAR
5 3 (6.67%) Veritas
6 1 (2.22%) Asigra
6 1 (2.22%) Juniper
6 1 (2.22%) Symantec