The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Specialist
Rank 853 859 844
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Specialist 44 31 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.028% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.030% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 39
Average salary £40,750 £65,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.30% +56.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,725 £32,400 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.85% -16.47%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Server Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Server Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Server Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Server Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Server Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Server Specialist over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Server Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Server Specialist
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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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
England +11 42 £40,750 -37.30% 3
East of England - 14 £39,000 -
South East +20 13 £44,500 +39.06% 2
Hertfordshire - 10 £36,000 -
London +12 7 £45,000 -30.76%
Buckinghamshire - 6 £38,250 -
North West -2 5 £40,000 +26.98%
Kent - 3 - -
Bedfordshire - 3 £39,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £44,500 -
Slough - 3 £44,500 -
Luton - 3 £39,000 -
Dunstable - 3 £39,000 -
Liverpool - 2 £41,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £38,750 -
Runcorn - 2 £38,750 -
Merseyside - 2 £41,500 -
West Yorkshire -16 1 £27,500 -22.53%
Yorkshire -30 1 £27,500 -22.53%
Wiltshire - 1 £45,000 -
South West - 1 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £36,500 -
Essex - 1 £50,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Stevenage - 1 £36,000 -
Swindon - 1 £45,000 -
Winchester - 1 £45,000 -
Manchester - 1 £31,750 -
Bingley - 1 £27,500 -
Bradford - 1 £27,500 -

Server Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 49 (59.76%) Windows
2 48 (58.54%) SQL Server
3 39 (47.56%) SQL
4 38 (46.34%) Microsoft
5 23 (28.05%) VMware
5 23 (28.05%) Active Directory
6 21 (25.61%) Oracle
7 19 (23.17%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (23.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (21.95%) Citrix
9 17 (20.73%) HP
9 17 (20.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (20.73%) ITIL
9 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (19.51%) SAN
10 16 (19.51%) ETL
10 16 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (18.29%) IBM
11 15 (18.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (18.29%) Clustering
12 14 (17.07%) Degree
12 14 (17.07%) MS Excel
12 14 (17.07%) ERP
12 14 (17.07%) Migration
13 13 (15.85%) WebSphere Application Server
13 13 (15.85%) MS Exchange
13 13 (15.85%) OpenEdge
13 13 (15.85%) WebSphere
14 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification

Server Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 (15.85%) WebSphere Application Server
1 13 (15.85%) MS Exchange
1 13 (15.85%) OpenEdge
1 13 (15.85%) WebSphere
2 9 (10.98%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.98%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (10.98%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (10.98%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (10.98%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (9.76%) IIS
3 8 (9.76%) JBoss
3 8 (9.76%) Apache
4 4 (4.88%) MS Project Server
5 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.22%) Lync
6 1 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.88%) MS Project
2 4 (4.88%) MS Office
3 3 (3.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (9.76%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (4.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (3.66%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.51%) SAN
2 10 (12.20%) DNS
3 9 (10.98%) Network Security
4 7 (8.54%) NAS
4 7 (8.54%) DHCP
5 6 (7.32%) Internet
5 6 (7.32%) Firewall
6 3 (3.66%) Kerberos
6 3 (3.66%) LAN
6 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.44%) SNMP
8 1 (1.22%) WAN
8 1 (1.22%) LDAP
8 1 (1.22%) Intranet
8 1 (1.22%) VLAN
8 1 (1.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (58.54%) SQL Server
2 19 (23.17%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (23.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (20.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (9.76%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (9.76%) Oracle OWB
4 8 (9.76%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (9.76%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (9.76%) Cognos Powerplay
4 8 (9.76%) Cognos Impromptu
4 8 (9.76%) Oracle ODI
5 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (6.10%) Big Data
7 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.44%) OLTP
8 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.22%) QlikView
9 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MSI
1 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (9.76%) Games
2 6 (7.32%) Finance
3 5 (6.10%) Banking
4 2 (2.44%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.44%) Marketing
4 2 (2.44%) Law
4 2 (2.44%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.76%) Middleware
2 3 (3.66%) Application Packaging
3 2 (2.44%) .NET
4 1 (1.22%) Web Services
4 1 (1.22%) XML
4 1 (1.22%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.29%) Clustering
2 9 (10.98%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (9.76%) Data Conversion
4 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.44%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.44%) Replication
5 2 (2.44%) CLARiiON
5 2 (2.44%) AS400
6 1 (1.22%) BBC
6 1 (1.22%) iDTV
6 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.22%) Statistics
6 1 (1.22%) CMDB
6 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.22%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.22%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.22%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 49 (59.76%) Windows
2 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (12.20%) Linux
5 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (7.32%) UNIX
7 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.73%) ITIL
2 16 (19.51%) ETL
2 16 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (17.07%) ERP
3 14 (17.07%) Migration
4 10 (12.20%) Data Migration
5 8 (9.76%) SOA
5 8 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (6.10%) Change Management
7 4 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.88%) Kanban
8 3 (3.66%) Time Management
8 3 (3.66%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.66%) Data Security
8 3 (3.66%) Project Management
8 3 (3.66%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (2.44%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.44%) Workflow
9 2 (2.44%) Load Testing
9 2 (2.44%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (47.56%) SQL
2 7 (8.54%) T-SQL
3 5 (6.10%) C#
4 4 (4.88%) Python
4 4 (4.88%) Ruby
5 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.66%) C
6 2 (2.44%) VBScript
6 2 (2.44%) VB
7 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) Degree
2 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (10.98%) MCSE
4 7 (8.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (7.32%) MCSA
5 6 (7.32%) CCA
5 6 (7.32%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (7.32%) CCEA
6 4 (4.88%) MCITP
7 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.44%) MCDBA
8 1 (1.22%) PhD
8 1 (1.22%) HNC
8 1 (1.22%) HND
8 1 (1.22%) MCTS
8 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (3.66%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.44%) SLA
3 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 23 (28.05%) Active Directory
2 15 (18.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.76%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.88%) XenApp
5 3 (3.66%) ISA Server
5 3 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.44%) VMware Server
6 2 (2.44%) GPFS
6 2 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.44%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.44%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.44%) vSphere
7 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (14.63%) SCCM
2 8 (9.76%) SCOM
3 5 (6.10%) BladeLogic
3 5 (6.10%) BMC PATROL
3 5 (6.10%) Nagios
3 5 (6.10%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (6.10%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (3.66%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.44%) SCSM
5 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (2.44%) ARCserve
5 2 (2.44%) WSUS
5 2 (2.44%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.22%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (1.22%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 38 (46.34%) Microsoft
2 23 (28.05%) VMware
3 21 (25.61%) Oracle
4 18 (21.95%) Citrix
5 17 (20.73%) HP
6 15 (18.29%) IBM
7 12 (14.63%) Cognos
8 10 (12.20%) Business Objects
9 8 (9.76%) PeopleSoft
9 8 (9.76%) SAP
9 8 (9.76%) Informatica
9 8 (9.76%) JD Edwards
9 8 (9.76%) McAfee
10 6 (7.32%) Dell
10 6 (7.32%) BMC
11 5 (6.10%) CA
11 5 (6.10%) Tripwire
11 5 (6.10%) Trend Micro
11 5 (6.10%) Symantec
12 4 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
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