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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Specialist
Rank 824 850 847
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Specialist 42 25 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.024% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.025% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 30 22 32
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £40,000 £31,825
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-6.02% +6.41%

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
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
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 £27,500 £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 28 January 2015 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 28 January 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
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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 +30 36 £39,000 -9.30% 1
South East -10 13 £44,500 -36.42%
East of England - 11 £39,000 -
Hampshire - 7 £31,000 -
Luton - 6 £39,000 -
Bedfordshire - 6 £39,000 -
Dunstable - 6 £39,000 -
London -10 5 £47,500 -26.92%
Hertfordshire - 5 £36,000 -
Manchester -2 4 £31,750 -23.03% 1
North West -4 4 £31,750 -22.56% 1
Berkshire -7 3 £44,500 -36.42%
Kent - 3 £45,000 -
Slough - 3 £44,500 -
Portsmouth - 2 £44,500 -
Yorkshire -10 1 £25,000 -34.21%
South Wales - 1 £42,500 -
South West - 1 £45,000 -
Wales - 1 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £36,500 -
Stevenage - 1 £36,000 -
Swindon - 1 £45,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £45,000 -
Wembley - 1 £40,000 -
Winchester - 1 £45,000 -
Coventry - 1 £36,500 -
Harrogate - 1 £25,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £25,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £45,000 -
Newport - 1 £42,500 -

Server Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 55 (66.27%) Windows
2 47 (56.63%) SQL Server
3 39 (46.99%) Microsoft
4 32 (38.55%) VMware
4 32 (38.55%) SQL
5 25 (30.12%) Citrix
6 23 (27.71%) HP
6 23 (27.71%) ITIL
7 22 (26.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 19 (22.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (22.89%) Active Directory
9 18 (21.69%) SAN
10 17 (20.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (19.28%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (19.28%) MS Exchange
11 16 (19.28%) Oracle
12 15 (18.07%) Clustering
12 15 (18.07%) Migration
12 15 (18.07%) MS Excel
12 15 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (16.87%) IBM
13 14 (16.87%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (15.66%) ERP
14 13 (15.66%) MCSE
14 13 (15.66%) Degree
15 12 (14.46%) WebSphere
15 12 (14.46%) SCCM
15 12 (14.46%) WebSphere Application Server
15 12 (14.46%) OpenEdge
16 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2003

Server Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 16 (19.28%) MS Exchange
2 12 (14.46%) OpenEdge
2 12 (14.46%) WebSphere Application Server
2 12 (14.46%) WebSphere
3 9 (10.84%) SharePoint
4 8 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.02%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (6.02%) IIS
6 4 (4.82%) JBoss
6 4 (4.82%) Apache
7 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.41%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 15 (18.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.82%) MS Office
3 3 (3.61%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (3.61%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.69%) SAN
2 9 (10.84%) Network Security
3 7 (8.43%) NAS
3 7 (8.43%) Firewall
4 6 (7.23%) DNS
4 6 (7.23%) SNMP
5 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.02%) Internet
6 4 (4.82%) LAN
6 4 (4.82%) DHCP
7 3 (3.61%) Kerberos
8 2 (2.41%) WAN
9 1 (1.20%) Intranet
9 1 (1.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (56.63%) SQL Server
2 22 (26.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (19.28%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (12.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (9.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (6.02%) Big Data
6 5 (6.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (4.82%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (4.82%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (4.82%) Oracle OWB
7 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (4.82%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (4.82%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (4.82%) Cognos Powerplay
7 4 (4.82%) Cognos Impromptu
8 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.20%) SSDT
9 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (7.23%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Games
3 3 (3.61%) Banking
4 2 (2.41%) Back Office
5 1 (1.20%) Law
5 1 (1.20%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) Middleware
2 3 (3.61%) .NET
3 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.20%) Web Services
3 1 (1.20%) XML
3 1 (1.20%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.20%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.07%) Clustering
2 9 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.82%) Data Conversion
4 2 (2.41%) AS400
4 2 (2.41%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.20%) BBC
5 1 (1.20%) iDTV
5 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.20%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.20%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.20%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 55 (66.27%) Windows
2 19 (22.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (20.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (8.43%) Linux
6 4 (4.82%) UNIX
7 3 (3.61%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.41%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.41%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.71%) ITIL
2 15 (18.07%) Migration
3 13 (15.66%) ERP
4 9 (10.84%) ETL
4 9 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (8.43%) Change Management
5 7 (8.43%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (7.23%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.82%) Kanban
7 4 (4.82%) Data Migration
7 4 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.82%) Project Management
7 4 (4.82%) SOA
7 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (3.61%) Time Management
8 3 (3.61%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.61%) Data Security
9 2 (2.41%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.41%) Integration Testing
10 1 (1.20%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (38.55%) SQL
2 6 (7.23%) C#
3 4 (4.82%) Python
3 4 (4.82%) Ruby
4 3 (3.61%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.61%) VBScript
4 3 (3.61%) VB
5 2 (2.41%) C
6 1 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (16.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (15.66%) MCSE
2 13 (15.66%) Degree
3 11 (13.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (12.05%) CCA
4 10 (12.05%) Citrix Certification
4 10 (12.05%) MCSA
5 6 (7.23%) CCEA
6 4 (4.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.41%) MCITP
7 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.20%) MCTS
8 1 (1.20%) PhD
8 1 (1.20%) HNC
8 1 (1.20%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) SLA
2 3 (3.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.61%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 19 (22.89%) Active Directory
2 15 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.05%) XenApp
4 6 (7.23%) Hyper-V
5 5 (6.02%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.61%) ISA Server
7 2 (2.41%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.41%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.41%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.41%) vSphere
7 2 (2.41%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.20%) vCloud
8 1 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (14.46%) SCCM
2 11 (13.25%) SCOM
3 6 (7.23%) SCOrch
4 5 (6.02%) SCSM
4 5 (6.02%) SCVMM
4 5 (6.02%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (6.02%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (6.02%) Nagios
4 5 (6.02%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (6.02%) BladeLogic
5 4 (4.82%) Backup Exec
5 4 (4.82%) WMI
6 2 (2.41%) ARCserve
7 1 (1.20%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (1.20%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.20%) WSUS
7 1 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.20%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 39 (46.99%) Microsoft
2 32 (38.55%) VMware
3 25 (30.12%) Citrix
4 23 (27.71%) HP
5 16 (19.28%) Oracle
6 14 (16.87%) IBM
7 10 (12.05%) Symantec
8 8 (9.64%) McAfee
8 8 (9.64%) Cognos
9 6 (7.23%) Dell
9 6 (7.23%) BMC
10 5 (6.02%) CA
10 5 (6.02%) EMC
10 5 (6.02%) Tripwire
10 5 (6.02%) Trend Micro
11 4 (4.82%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (4.82%) JD Edwards
11 4 (4.82%) Informatica
11 4 (4.82%) Business Objects
11 4 (4.82%) PeopleSoft
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