The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Server Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Specialist
Rank 878 845 811
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Specialist 6 43 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.040% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.042% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 6 39 42
Average salary £38,750 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,049 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-14.87% -
Server Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Server Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Server Specialist in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Server Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Server Specialist
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Server Specialist across the England region.

Server Specialist Salary Trend in England

Server Specialist
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -7 3 £42,500 -19.04% 4
Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 -
Server Specialist
UK

Server Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Server Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Server Specialist in their job title.

1 30 (76.92%) Windows
2 29 (74.36%) VMware
3 23 (58.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (48.72%) Citrix
5 18 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
7 14 (35.90%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (35.90%) VMware ESX
8 13 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 12 (30.77%) NetApp
10 11 (28.21%) Clustering
10 11 (28.21%) XenApp
11 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (25.64%) Internet
12 9 (23.08%) SAN
12 9 (23.08%) Linux
13 8 (20.51%) Windows 2000
13 8 (20.51%) MCSE
13 8 (20.51%) VBScript
13 8 (20.51%) VB
13 8 (20.51%) ITIL
13 8 (20.51%) Windows XP
13 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
13 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (20.51%) Back Office
13 8 (20.51%) Migration
13 8 (20.51%) Windows 7
14 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
14 7 (17.95%) SQL

Server Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Server Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Server Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Internet
2 9 (23.08%) SAN
3 6 (15.38%) LAN
3 6 (15.38%) WAN
4 4 (10.26%) Firewall
5 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (20.51%) Back Office
2 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Legal
3 2 (5.13%) Local Government
3 2 (5.13%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.56%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Clustering
2 6 (15.38%) FlexPod
2 6 (15.38%) Private Cloud
3 3 (7.69%) Replication
4 2 (5.13%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 30 (76.92%) Windows
2 23 (58.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (23.08%) Linux
6 8 (20.51%) Windows 2000
6 8 (20.51%) Windows XP
6 8 (20.51%) Windows 7
7 7 (17.95%) UNIX
8 2 (5.13%) AIX
9 1 (2.56%) Solaris
9 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.56%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) ITIL
1 8 (20.51%) Migration
2 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (10.26%) Cyber Security
4 4 (10.26%) Server Hardening
5 2 (5.13%) Project Management
5 2 (5.13%) Time Management
5 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.13%) Email Migration
5 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) VBScript
1 8 (20.51%) VB
2 7 (17.95%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.13%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) MCSE
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) Degree
3 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) CCNA
4 2 (5.13%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (5.13%) CCEA
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) VMware ESX
1 14 (35.90%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (28.21%) XenApp
3 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
5 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) SCCM
1 5 (12.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (74.36%) VMware
2 19 (48.72%) Citrix
3 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
4 12 (30.77%) NetApp
5 6 (15.38%) Cisco
6 5 (12.82%) Blue Coat
6 5 (12.82%) IronPort
6 5 (12.82%) Websense
7 4 (10.26%) SolarWinds
7 4 (10.26%) Juniper
8 2 (5.13%) Novell
8 2 (5.13%) Oracle
9 1 (2.56%) HP
9 1 (2.56%) Red Hat