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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Specialist
Rank 869 859 854
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Specialist 42 35 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.032% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.033% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 21 29 38
Average salary £40,000 £52,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.17% +24.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £26,900 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £32,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.52%

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
109010 105147 109704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.71% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 90448 86287 94223
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,448 £26,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 November 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 28 November 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 -37 41 £40,000 -24.17% 3
East of England -5 15 £39,000 +20.00%
Hertfordshire -6 13 £35,000 +21.73%
South East -5 11 £44,500 +72.81% 1
London -1 7 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £38,250 -
North West - 4 £40,750 -
Kent - 3 - -
City of London +19 2 £51,500 -20.76%
Merseyside - 2 £41,500 -
South West - 2 £36,250 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £38,750 -
Liverpool - 2 £41,500 -
Berkshire - 2 £44,500 -
Runcorn - 2 £38,750 -
Slough - 2 £44,500 -
Stevenage +8 1 £36,000 +25.21%
West Midlands -4 1 £36,500 -
Essex -6 1 £50,000 +9.89%
West Yorkshire -14 1 £27,500 -22.53%
Yorkshire -40 1 £27,500 -22.53%
Wiltshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £27,500 -
Luton - 1 £39,000 -
Swindon - 1 £45,000 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £39,000 -
Bingley - 1 £27,500 -
Bradford - 1 £27,500 -
Cheltenham - 1 £27,500 -
Colchester - 1 £50,000 -

Server Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 57 (65.52%) Windows
2 48 (55.17%) SQL Server
3 46 (52.87%) Microsoft
4 41 (47.13%) SQL
5 28 (32.18%) VMware
6 24 (27.59%) Oracle
6 24 (27.59%) Active Directory
7 23 (26.44%) ITIL
7 23 (26.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (25.29%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (24.14%) MS Exchange
9 21 (24.14%) IBM
10 20 (22.99%) HP
10 20 (22.99%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (21.84%) SQL Server 2008
11 19 (21.84%) Degree
12 17 (19.54%) MS Excel
12 17 (19.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (18.39%) Exchange Server 2010
13 16 (18.39%) WebSphere
13 16 (18.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (18.39%) WebSphere Application Server
13 16 (18.39%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (18.39%) ETL
13 16 (18.39%) OpenEdge
14 15 (17.24%) SAN
14 15 (17.24%) Citrix
14 15 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (16.09%) DNS
15 14 (16.09%) Clustering

Server Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 21 (24.14%) MS Exchange
2 16 (18.39%) OpenEdge
2 16 (18.39%) WebSphere Application Server
2 16 (18.39%) WebSphere
2 16 (18.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (14.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (14.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (12.64%) SharePoint
5 9 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (9.20%) IIS
6 8 (9.20%) JBoss
6 8 (9.20%) Apache
6 8 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (8.05%) Office Communications Server
7 7 (8.05%) Lync
8 4 (4.60%) MS Project Server
9 3 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (19.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.60%) MS Project
3 3 (3.45%) MS Office
4 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (9.20%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (4.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.24%) SAN
2 14 (16.09%) DNS
3 9 (10.34%) Network Security
4 8 (9.20%) Internet
5 7 (8.05%) Firewall
5 7 (8.05%) NAS
6 6 (6.90%) Unified Communications
6 6 (6.90%) DHCP
7 3 (3.45%) Kerberos
7 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.45%) LAN
7 3 (3.45%) SMTP
8 2 (2.30%) SNMP
9 1 (1.15%) LDAP
9 1 (1.15%) WAN
9 1 (1.15%) VLAN
9 1 (1.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (55.17%) SQL Server
2 22 (25.29%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (21.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (18.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (9.20%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (9.20%) Oracle OWB
5 8 (9.20%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (9.20%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (9.20%) Cognos Powerplay
5 8 (9.20%) Cognos Impromptu
5 8 (9.20%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (4.60%) Big Data
8 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.30%) OLTP
8 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.15%) QlikView
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MSI
1 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (9.20%) Games
2 7 (8.05%) Law
3 6 (6.90%) Finance
4 5 (5.75%) Banking
5 4 (4.60%) Legal
6 2 (2.30%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.30%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.20%) Middleware
2 3 (3.45%) Application Packaging
3 2 (2.30%) .NET
4 1 (1.15%) Web Services
4 1 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.09%) Clustering
2 9 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (9.20%) Data Conversion
4 7 (8.05%) Blackberry
5 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.30%) AS400
7 2 (2.30%) Replication
7 2 (2.30%) CLARiiON
7 2 (2.30%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.15%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.15%) Statistics
8 1 (1.15%) CMDB
8 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 57 (65.52%) Windows
2 23 (26.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (19.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (11.49%) Linux
4 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.90%) UNIX
6 4 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.30%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.30%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.44%) ITIL
2 16 (18.39%) ETL
2 16 (18.39%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (13.79%) ERP
3 12 (13.79%) Migration
4 10 (11.49%) Data Migration
5 8 (9.20%) SOA
6 6 (6.90%) Project Management
6 6 (6.90%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (4.60%) Kanban
7 4 (4.60%) Change Management
7 4 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.45%) Investment Management
8 3 (3.45%) Time Management
8 3 (3.45%) Line Management
9 2 (2.30%) Load Testing
9 2 (2.30%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (47.13%) SQL
2 8 (9.20%) PowerShell
3 7 (8.05%) VBScript
3 7 (8.05%) VB
4 6 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.75%) C#
6 4 (4.60%) Python
6 4 (4.60%) Ruby
7 3 (3.45%) C
8 1 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (21.84%) Degree
2 15 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (13.79%) MCSE
4 8 (9.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (8.05%) MCSA
6 6 (6.90%) CCA
6 6 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (6.90%) CCEA
6 6 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.45%) MCITP
8 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.30%) MCDBA
9 1 (1.15%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) SLA
1 2 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (2.30%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 20 (22.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.64%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.60%) XenApp
5 3 (3.45%) XenServer
5 3 (3.45%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.45%) VMware Server
6 2 (2.30%) GPFS
6 2 (2.30%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.30%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.30%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.30%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.30%) vSphere
6 2 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.15%) vCloud
7 1 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (11.49%) SCCM
2 7 (8.05%) SCOM
3 5 (5.75%) BladeLogic
3 5 (5.75%) BMC PATROL
3 5 (5.75%) Nagios
3 5 (5.75%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (5.75%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (2.30%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.30%) ARCserve
4 2 (2.30%) WSUS
5 1 (1.15%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.15%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.15%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (1.15%) SCSM
5 1 (1.15%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 46 (52.87%) Microsoft
2 28 (32.18%) VMware
3 24 (27.59%) Oracle
4 21 (24.14%) IBM
5 20 (22.99%) HP
6 15 (17.24%) Citrix
7 12 (13.79%) Cognos
8 10 (11.49%) Business Objects
9 8 (9.20%) PeopleSoft
9 8 (9.20%) SAP
9 8 (9.20%) Informatica
9 8 (9.20%) JD Edwards
10 7 (8.05%) McAfee
10 7 (8.05%) Dell
11 6 (6.90%) BMC
11 6 (6.90%) MobileIron
12 5 (5.75%) CA
12 5 (5.75%) Websense
12 5 (5.75%) Tripwire
12 5 (5.75%) Trend Micro
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