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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Specialist
Rank 923 861 891
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Specialist 28 80 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.077% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.079% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 27 66 42
Average salary £33,500 £38,750 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.54% -5.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,850 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £37,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -8.53%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016 within the UK.

Server Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Server Specialist
Top 24 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 5 February 2016. 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 -31 22 £35,000 -10.25% 9
Manchester +25 11 £28,000 -11.81%
North West +4 11 £28,000 -9.67% 1
South East -26 5 £45,000 +30.43% 1
Scotland -11 4 £34,250 -8.66% 1
West Sussex - 4 £43,750 -
Yorkshire +14 2 £38,750 +55.00% 1
London -6 2 £50,000 - 4
West Midlands - 2 £41,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £38,750 - 1
Crawley - 2 £45,000 -
Edinburgh +8 1 £33,000 -32.65% 1
West Lothian +5 1 £35,000 -26.31%
Hampshire +4 1 £52,500 +39.07%
Livingston +2 1 £35,000 -26.31%
Glasgow -14 1 £41,000 -2.38%
Bradford - 1 £37,500 - 1
Worcester - 1 £41,000 -
Surbiton - 1 £40,000 - 1
Altrincham - 1 £35,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £52,500 -
Falkirk - 1 £33,500 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £41,000 -

Server Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 26 (47.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 22 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 21 (38.18%) Windows
5 19 (34.55%) Oracle
6 18 (32.73%) Windows Server
7 17 (30.91%) SQL Server
8 15 (27.27%) HP
8 15 (27.27%) IBM
9 14 (25.45%) VMware
9 14 (25.45%) DNS
10 13 (23.64%) DHCP
10 13 (23.64%) SQL
10 13 (23.64%) MCSE
10 13 (23.64%) Lync
11 12 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (21.82%) Dell
12 11 (20.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
12 11 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
13 10 (18.18%) Linux
13 10 (18.18%) Cisco
14 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (12.73%) Presales
16 6 (10.91%) Citrix
16 6 (10.91%) Time Management
16 6 (10.91%) Software Deployment
17 5 (9.09%) SAN
17 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
17 5 (9.09%) VPN

Server Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (23.64%) Lync
2 11 (20.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
3 4 (7.27%) CMS
3 4 (7.27%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.64%) IIS
5 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.82%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.82%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.45%) DNS
2 13 (23.64%) DHCP
3 5 (9.09%) SAN
3 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 5 (9.09%) VPN
4 4 (7.27%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (7.27%) Cisco Wireless
4 4 (7.27%) Firewall
4 4 (7.27%) Wireless
5 3 (5.45%) LAN
6 2 (3.64%) FCoE
6 2 (3.64%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (3.64%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.64%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (3.64%) SSL
7 1 (1.82%) Broadband
7 1 (1.82%) FabricPath
7 1 (1.82%) HTTP
7 1 (1.82%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.64%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.82%) DataStage
5 1 (1.82%) DB2
5 1 (1.82%) DTS
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (5.45%) Banking
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Front Office
3 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) .NET
2 2 (3.64%) EDI
3 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.82%) CSS
3 1 (1.82%) HTML
3 1 (1.82%) J2EE
3 1 (1.82%) jQuery
3 1 (1.82%) Murex MxML
3 1 (1.82%) WCF
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.64%) Clustering
1 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
1 2 (3.64%) Driving Licence
1 2 (3.64%) Fat Client
1 2 (3.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.18%) Windows
2 18 (32.73%) Windows Server
3 10 (18.18%) Linux
4 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (9.09%) Unix
6 4 (7.27%) Mac OS X
6 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.27%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.64%) AIX
8 2 (3.64%) HPUX
8 2 (3.64%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.82%) Solaris
9 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.73%) Presales
2 6 (10.91%) Software Deployment
2 6 (10.91%) Time Management
3 5 (9.09%) CRM
3 5 (9.09%) ITIL
4 4 (7.27%) Migration
5 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.45%) ERP
5 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.64%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.64%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.64%) High Availability
6 2 (3.64%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.82%) Change Management
7 1 (1.82%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.82%) Information Security
7 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.82%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.64%) Java
3 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.82%) C#
4 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (47.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (23.64%) MCSE
3 3 (5.45%) Degree
3 3 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.64%) CCNA
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.64%) MCITP
4 2 (3.64%) MCSA
5 1 (1.82%) NCDA
5 1 (1.82%) NCIE
5 1 (1.82%) NCSA
5 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) VCAP
5 1 (1.82%) VCDX
System Software
1 25 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 12 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.27%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.64%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.82%) XenApp
5 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (7.27%) SCCM
3 3 (5.45%) SCOM
4 2 (3.64%) WSUS
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 22 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (34.55%) Oracle
3 15 (27.27%) HP
3 15 (27.27%) IBM
4 14 (25.45%) VMware
5 12 (21.82%) Dell
6 10 (18.18%) Cisco
7 6 (10.91%) Citrix
8 4 (7.27%) Apple
8 4 (7.27%) Google
9 3 (5.45%) NetApp
10 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.64%) Symantec
11 1 (1.82%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.82%) Informatica
11 1 (1.82%) Murex
11 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.82%) Sun
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