Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 32 29
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 44 32 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 8.16% 6.63% 6.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.11% 28.32% 23.57%
Number of salaries quoted 41 34 34
Worcestershire median annual salary £43,250 £33,750 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.15% +8.87% -6.06%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £17,575
90th Percentile £62,500 £46,375 £39,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +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 129 113 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 23.93% 23.40% 27.61%
Number of salaries quoted 105 105 139
Worcestershire median annual salary £43,250 £34,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.36% +9.52% -4.55%
10th Percentile £22,200 £21,550 £20,600
90th Percentile £63,250 £50,000 £48,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 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
Worcester +10 29 £43,250 +19.31% 4
Kidderminster +1 7 £27,500 -21.43% 1
Droitwich -1 2 £38,750 +49.04% 1
Malvern -6 2 £35,000 +55.56% 1
Bromsgrove - 2 £21,250 - 1
Redditch -3 1 £47,500 +48.44% 1
Windows Server
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (88.64%) Microsoft
3 22 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 22 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 21 (47.73%) SQL Server
5 19 (43.18%) LAN
5 19 (43.18%) Linux
5 19 (43.18%) WAN
6 18 (40.91%) SQL
6 18 (40.91%) MySQL
6 18 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (38.64%) Cisco
7 17 (38.64%) VMware
8 16 (36.36%) Change Management
9 14 (31.82%) HP
9 14 (31.82%) Citrix
9 14 (31.82%) ITIL
9 14 (31.82%) Service Delivery
9 14 (31.82%) Degree
10 12 (27.27%) Network Design
10 12 (27.27%) Load Balancing
10 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (27.27%) High Availability
10 12 (27.27%) Enterprise Storage
10 12 (27.27%) IIS
10 12 (27.27%) Tomcat
10 12 (27.27%) Clustering
11 11 (25.00%) Windows 10
11 11 (25.00%) Firewall
11 11 (25.00%) CCA

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 22 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (27.27%) IIS
2 12 (27.27%) Tomcat
3 9 (20.45%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.55%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Office 365
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 19 (43.18%) LAN
1 19 (43.18%) WAN
2 11 (25.00%) Firewall
2 11 (25.00%) VLAN
3 8 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (18.18%) Network Security
4 7 (15.91%) Internet
5 2 (4.55%) DSL
5 2 (4.55%) Intranet
5 2 (4.55%) MPLS
5 2 (4.55%) SAN
5 2 (4.55%) Skype
5 2 (4.55%) VPN
5 2 (4.55%) Wireless
6 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (47.73%) SQL Server
2 18 (40.91%) MySQL
General
1 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
1 1 (2.27%) Finance
1 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Infrastructure Support
2 10 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Support Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Head of Infrastructure
6 5 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) IT Support
8 3 (6.82%) Server Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Architect
9 2 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Clustering
1 12 (27.27%) Enterprise Storage
2 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) Cyberattack
4 1 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (43.18%) Linux
3 18 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.55%) Android
7 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Change Management
2 14 (31.82%) ITIL
2 14 (31.82%) Service Delivery
3 12 (27.27%) High Availability
3 12 (27.27%) Load Balancing
3 12 (27.27%) Network Design
4 9 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (20.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 9 (20.45%) Problem Management
4 9 (20.45%) Service Management
5 8 (18.18%) ITIL V3
5 8 (18.18%) ITSM
6 7 (15.91%) IT Strategy
6 7 (15.91%) Proactive Management
7 6 (13.64%) Incident Management
8 5 (11.36%) Resource Management
9 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (4.55%) Data Protection
10 2 (4.55%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.91%) SQL
2 10 (22.73%) PowerShell
3 5 (11.36%) C
4 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) Degree
2 11 (25.00%) CCA
2 11 (25.00%) CCAA
2 11 (25.00%) CCNA
2 11 (25.00%) CCNP
2 11 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 11 (25.00%) VCAP
2 11 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
4 6 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (11.36%) HNC
6 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (2.27%) GDPR
3 1 (2.27%) IASME
3 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 8 (18.18%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.55%) XenApp
5 1 (2.27%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.27%) Docker
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) Linux-HA
2 8 (18.18%) SCCM
3 7 (15.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (4.55%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.55%) WSUS
5 1 (2.27%) SCOM
5 1 (2.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 39 (88.64%) Microsoft
2 17 (38.64%) Cisco
2 17 (38.64%) VMware
3 14 (31.82%) Citrix
3 14 (31.82%) HP
4 10 (22.73%) McAfee
5 2 (4.55%) 3PAR
5 2 (4.55%) Meraki
5 2 (4.55%) Veritas
6 1 (2.27%) Juniper