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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Specialist
Rank 865 816 853
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Specialist 39 45 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.043% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.045% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 31 39 28
Average salary £40,000 £41,750 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.19% +0.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,600 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
107924 99127 110240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87419 82406 94006
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 18 September 2014 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 18 September 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 -52 38 £40,000 -4.19% 8
London -25 20 £45,000 -5.26% 5
City of London +5 7 £56,250 +18.42% 3
Hertfordshire -12 5 £34,000 +15.25%
South East -19 5 £40,000 - 2
East of England -20 5 £34,000 +13.33%
North West -19 3 £41,500 +1.21% 1
West Midlands -23 3 £45,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £40,000 - 1
Kent - 2 £52,500 -
Crawley - 2 £40,000 - 1
Cumbria - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £45,000 -
South West -12 1 £27,500 -31.25%
Cheshire -18 1 £41,500 -0.59% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £27,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £31,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £27,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 £27,500 -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £27,500 -
Portsmouth - 1 £31,000 -
Rugby - 1 - -
Runcorn - 1 £41,500 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £27,500 -

Server Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 48 (64.00%) Windows
2 38 (50.67%) Microsoft
3 32 (42.67%) SQL Server
4 29 (38.67%) VMware
5 28 (37.33%) SQL
6 21 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (25.33%) Oracle
8 17 (22.67%) MS Excel
9 16 (21.33%) MS Exchange
9 16 (21.33%) DNS
9 16 (21.33%) Active Directory
9 16 (21.33%) ITIL
9 16 (21.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (21.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (20.00%) IBM
11 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (17.33%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (17.33%) Degree
12 12 (16.00%) PowerShell
12 12 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (16.00%) ETL
12 12 (16.00%) Migration
13 11 (14.67%) SAN
13 11 (14.67%) HP
13 11 (14.67%) Linux
13 11 (14.67%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (13.33%) Data Migration
14 10 (13.33%) MCSE

Server Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 16 (21.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (12.00%) Lync
4 8 (10.67%) Office Communications Server
4 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (10.67%) WebSphere
4 8 (10.67%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (10.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (10.67%) Apache
4 8 (10.67%) SharePoint
5 7 (9.33%) OpenEdge
6 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (6.67%) IIS
8 4 (5.33%) MS Project Server
9 3 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (2.67%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (1.33%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (1.33%) WorkSite
Applications
1 17 (22.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.33%) MS Project
3 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.33%) DNS
2 11 (14.67%) SAN
3 8 (10.67%) DHCP
4 6 (8.00%) Unified Communications
4 6 (8.00%) Internet
5 5 (6.67%) SMTP
6 3 (4.00%) HTTP
7 2 (2.67%) Network Security
7 2 (2.67%) Firewall
7 2 (2.67%) SNMP
7 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.67%) LAN
8 1 (1.33%) SMS
8 1 (1.33%) LDAP
8 1 (1.33%) VLAN
8 1 (1.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (42.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (21.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (10.67%) Oracle ODI
6 8 (10.67%) Oracle OWB
6 8 (10.67%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (10.67%) Cognos Powerplay
6 8 (10.67%) Cognos Impromptu
6 8 (10.67%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (10.67%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (4.00%) DB2
9 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
10 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (2.67%) OLTP
11 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.67%) MSI
General
1 10 (13.33%) Finance
2 9 (12.00%) Law
3 8 (10.67%) Games
4 5 (6.67%) Legal
4 5 (6.67%) Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Marketing
6 1 (1.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.67%) Middleware
2 4 (5.33%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (12.00%) Clustering
3 8 (10.67%) Data Conversion
3 8 (10.67%) Blackberry
4 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.67%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.67%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.67%) Replication
5 2 (2.67%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.33%) CMDB
6 1 (1.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 48 (64.00%) Windows
2 21 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (14.67%) Linux
4 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (8.00%) UNIX
6 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.67%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.33%) AIX
7 1 (1.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.33%) ITIL
2 13 (17.33%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (16.00%) ETL
3 12 (16.00%) Migration
4 10 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 8 (10.67%) Project Management
5 8 (10.67%) SOA
5 8 (10.67%) ERP
6 6 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (6.67%) Change Management
7 5 (6.67%) Investment Management
8 4 (5.33%) Performance Improvement
8 4 (5.33%) Data Management
8 4 (5.33%) Data Analysis
8 4 (5.33%) Business Continuity
9 3 (4.00%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.00%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (4.00%) Line Management
9 3 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (37.33%) SQL
2 12 (16.00%) PowerShell
3 10 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 7 (9.33%) VBScript
4 7 (9.33%) VB
5 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.33%) C
6 1 (1.33%) C#
6 1 (1.33%) Java
6 1 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (17.33%) Degree
2 10 (13.33%) MCSE
3 6 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (5.33%) MCITP
5 3 (4.00%) MCSA
5 3 (4.00%) MCDBA
5 3 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.33%) MCTS
6 1 (1.33%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (21.33%) Active Directory
1 16 (21.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.33%) VMware ESX
2 7 (9.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.67%) XenServer
4 4 (5.33%) XenApp
5 3 (4.00%) VMware Server
5 3 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.00%) vSphere
6 2 (2.67%) GPFS
6 2 (2.67%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.67%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.67%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) SCCM
2 4 (5.33%) SCOM
3 3 (4.00%) WSUS
4 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.33%) Nagios
5 1 (1.33%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.33%) MOM
5 1 (1.33%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.33%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.33%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 38 (50.67%) Microsoft
2 29 (38.67%) VMware
3 19 (25.33%) Oracle
4 15 (20.00%) IBM
5 11 (14.67%) HP
6 10 (13.33%) Business Objects
7 8 (10.67%) Informatica
7 8 (10.67%) JD Edwards
7 8 (10.67%) PeopleSoft
7 8 (10.67%) SAP
7 8 (10.67%) Cognos
7 8 (10.67%) JBoss
7 8 (10.67%) Citrix
8 6 (8.00%) MobileIron
8 6 (8.00%) NetApp
9 5 (6.67%) Websense
10 4 (5.33%) Red Hat
11 3 (4.00%) Sybase
12 2 (2.67%) IronPort
12 2 (2.67%) McAfee
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