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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Specialist
Rank 834 871 819
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Specialist 39 16 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.015% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.016% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 30 15 32
Average salary £39,000 £41,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.02% +5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £39,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £70,000 £53,500
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
99404 99827 97677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 81778 80400 82215
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 5 March 2015 within the UK.

Server Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Server Specialist
Top 28 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 March 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 +23 34 £39,000 -6.02% 3
South East -12 11 £44,500 -36.42% 1
Hampshire - 9 £44,500 -
East of England - 8 £39,000 -
Bedfordshire - 7 £39,000 -
North West -1 5 £31,750 -22.56%
Manchester -9 5 £31,750 -23.03%
Luton - 5 £39,000 -
Birmingham - 5 £40,000 -
Dunstable - 5 £39,000 -
Portsmouth - 5 £44,500 -
West Midlands - 5 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £30,000 -
London +29 2 £51,250 -25.45% 2
North Yorkshire - 2 £27,500 -
Berkshire -2 1 £43,500 -37.85%
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £45,000 -
Skipton - 1 £30,000 -
Slough - 1 £43,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £45,000 -
Wembley - 1 £40,000 -
Newport - 1 £42,500 -
Harrogate - 1 £25,000 -
Leeds - 1 £37,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £37,000 -
South Wales - 1 £42,500 - 1
Wales - 1 £42,500 - 1

Server Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 61 (74.39%) Windows
2 44 (53.66%) SQL Server
3 34 (41.46%) Microsoft
3 34 (41.46%) VMware
4 31 (37.80%) ITIL
5 27 (32.93%) SQL
5 27 (32.93%) Citrix
6 26 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (29.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 22 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (26.83%) HP
9 21 (25.61%) Clustering
10 20 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (20.73%) SAN
12 16 (19.51%) Active Directory
13 15 (18.29%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (15.85%) Migration
14 13 (15.85%) MS Exchange
14 13 (15.85%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (15.85%) SCCM
15 12 (14.63%) SCOM
15 12 (14.63%) Degree
15 12 (14.63%) XenApp
16 11 (13.41%) OpenEdge
16 11 (13.41%) ERP
16 11 (13.41%) MCSE
16 11 (13.41%) MS Excel
16 11 (13.41%) WebSphere Application Server
16 11 (13.41%) Oracle
16 11 (13.41%) IBM

Server Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (15.85%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.41%) OpenEdge
2 11 (13.41%) WebSphere Application Server
2 11 (13.41%) WebSphere
3 8 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (8.54%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.88%) IIS
6 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (13.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (3.66%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.73%) SAN
2 9 (10.98%) Network Security
3 7 (8.54%) NAS
3 7 (8.54%) Firewall
3 7 (8.54%) Internet
4 5 (6.10%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.88%) SNMP
6 3 (3.66%) DNS
6 3 (3.66%) LAN
6 3 (3.66%) DHCP
6 3 (3.66%) Kerberos
7 2 (2.44%) WAN
8 1 (1.22%) Intranet
8 1 (1.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (53.66%) SQL Server
2 24 (29.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (18.29%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (13.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (8.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (6.10%) Big Data
7 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.22%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (6.10%) Back Office
2 4 (4.88%) Finance
3 1 (1.22%) Law
3 1 (1.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (1.22%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.22%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.22%) Web Services
2 1 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.61%) Clustering
2 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.10%) Replication
4 2 (2.44%) CLARiiON
4 2 (2.44%) AS400
5 1 (1.22%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.22%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.22%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.22%) iDTV
5 1 (1.22%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 61 (74.39%) Windows
2 26 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (7.32%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.10%) Windows XP
6 5 (6.10%) Windows 2000
7 4 (4.88%) Linux
8 3 (3.66%) UNIX
9 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.80%) ITIL
2 13 (15.85%) Migration
3 11 (13.41%) ERP
4 8 (9.76%) Problem Management
5 7 (8.54%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (8.54%) Change Management
6 5 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.10%) ETL
6 5 (6.10%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.88%) Kanban
7 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (3.66%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.66%) Time Management
8 3 (3.66%) Data Security
9 1 (1.22%) Product Management
9 1 (1.22%) Project Management
9 1 (1.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.22%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 27 (32.93%) SQL
2 5 (6.10%) VBScript
2 5 (6.10%) VB
2 5 (6.10%) C#
3 4 (4.88%) Ruby
3 4 (4.88%) Python
4 2 (2.44%) C
4 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (14.63%) Degree
2 11 (13.41%) MCSE
2 11 (13.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (13.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (12.20%) CCA
3 10 (12.20%) Citrix Certification
3 10 (12.20%) MCSA
4 6 (7.32%) CCEA
5 4 (4.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.44%) VCP4
7 1 (1.22%) PhD
7 1 (1.22%) HNC
7 1 (1.22%) HND
7 1 (1.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) SLA
2 3 (3.66%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 16 (19.51%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (14.63%) XenApp
4 8 (9.76%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (7.32%) Hyper-V
6 5 (6.10%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.66%) ISA Server
8 2 (2.44%) VMware Server
8 2 (2.44%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.22%) vSphere
9 1 (1.22%) vCloud
9 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (15.85%) SCCM
2 12 (14.63%) SCOM
3 6 (7.32%) SCOrch
4 5 (6.10%) SCSM
4 5 (6.10%) SCVMM
5 4 (4.88%) WMI
5 4 (4.88%) BladeLogic
5 4 (4.88%) Backup Exec
5 4 (4.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (4.88%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (4.88%) Nagios
5 4 (4.88%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.44%) ARCserve
7 1 (1.22%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.22%) WSUS
7 1 (1.22%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.22%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (1.22%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 34 (41.46%) Microsoft
1 34 (41.46%) VMware
2 27 (32.93%) Citrix
3 22 (26.83%) HP
4 11 (13.41%) Oracle
4 11 (13.41%) IBM
5 9 (10.98%) Symantec
6 7 (8.54%) McAfee
7 6 (7.32%) Dell
8 5 (6.10%) EMC
8 5 (6.10%) BMC
9 4 (4.88%) Tripwire
9 4 (4.88%) Cognos
9 4 (4.88%) CA
9 4 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (4.88%) Trend Micro
9 4 (4.88%) Tableau
10 3 (3.66%) F5
10 3 (3.66%) ServiceNow
10 3 (3.66%) Websense
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