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 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 883 862 827
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Specialist 10 45 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.039% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.041% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 10 40 42
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,049 £33,900 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,049 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-14.87% -

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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

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 August 2015 within the UK.

Server Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Server Specialist
Top 5 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 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
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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 -33 6 £38,750 -13.88% 5
London -7 3 £42,500 -19.04% 4
South Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 -
Doncaster - 2 £35,000 -

Server Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 30 (68.18%) Windows
2 29 (65.91%) VMware
3 23 (52.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (43.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (43.18%) Citrix
5 18 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 14 (31.82%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (31.82%) VMware ESX
8 13 (29.55%) MS Exchange
9 12 (27.27%) Back Office
9 12 (27.27%) NetApp
10 11 (25.00%) XenApp
10 11 (25.00%) Internet
10 11 (25.00%) Clustering
11 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (20.45%) SAN
12 9 (20.45%) Linux
13 8 (18.18%) Windows 2000
13 8 (18.18%) MCSE
13 8 (18.18%) ITIL
13 8 (18.18%) VBScript
13 8 (18.18%) VB
13 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
13 8 (18.18%) UNIX
13 8 (18.18%) Windows XP
13 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (18.18%) Migration
13 8 (18.18%) Windows 7
14 7 (15.91%) SQL Server

Server Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (29.55%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.27%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.00%) Internet
2 9 (20.45%) SAN
3 6 (13.64%) LAN
3 6 (13.64%) WAN
4 4 (9.09%) VoIP
4 4 (9.09%) Firewall
4 4 (9.09%) Unified Communications
4 4 (9.09%) PABX
5 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.27%) HTTP
5 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
General
1 12 (27.27%) Back Office
2 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Legal
3 2 (4.55%) Local Government
3 2 (4.55%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.27%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Clustering
2 6 (13.64%) FlexPod
2 6 (13.64%) Private Cloud
3 4 (9.09%) IVR
4 3 (6.82%) Replication
5 2 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.27%) DataPower
6 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (68.18%) Windows
2 23 (52.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (43.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (20.45%) Linux
6 8 (18.18%) Windows 2000
6 8 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 8 (18.18%) UNIX
6 8 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.82%) AIX
8 2 (4.55%) Solaris
8 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.27%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) ITIL
1 8 (18.18%) Migration
2 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
3 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 4 (9.09%) Cyber Security
4 4 (9.09%) Server Hardening
5 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.55%) Email Migration
5 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.55%) Project Management
5 2 (4.55%) Time Management
6 1 (2.27%) Information Security
6 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) VBScript
1 8 (18.18%) VB
2 7 (15.91%) SQL
3 2 (4.55%) C#
3 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.27%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) MCSE
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) Degree
3 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) CCNA
4 2 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (4.55%) CCEA
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (31.82%) VMware ESX
1 14 (31.82%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (25.00%) XenApp
3 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.55%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) SCCM
1 5 (11.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (65.91%) VMware
2 19 (43.18%) Citrix
3 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 12 (27.27%) NetApp
5 6 (13.64%) Cisco
6 5 (11.36%) Blue Coat
6 5 (11.36%) IronPort
6 5 (11.36%) Websense
7 4 (9.09%) SolarWinds
7 4 (9.09%) Juniper
8 2 (4.55%) Novell
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle
9 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.27%) IBM
9 1 (2.27%) HP
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