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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Specialist
Rank 861 926 861
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -65
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Specialist 39 18 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.015% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.016% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 27 14 24
Average salary £40,000 £42,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.32% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +7.69%

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
105334 114534 105198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 86166 92849 87525
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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
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 21 April 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 +76 39 £40,000 -20.00%
South East +7 13 £44,500 +18.66%
Hampshire - 11 £44,500 -
Portsmouth - 10 £44,500 -
East of England +37 7 £39,000 -29.09%
Yorkshire +7 5 £33,500 -33.00%
Hertfordshire -3 5 - -
Watford - 5 - -
Birmingham - 5 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 5 £40,000 -
North West +10 4 £35,875 -
South Yorkshire - 3 - -
Doncaster - 3 - -
Cheshire +7 2 £40,000 -
Manchester +6 2 £31,250 -
West Sussex +2 2 £38,750 +19.23%
Nottinghamshire - 2 £34,500 -
Somerset - 2 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £34,500 -
South West - 2 £40,000 -
Nottingham - 2 £34,500 -
Bath - 2 £40,000 -
Warrington - 2 £40,000 -
Worthing - 2 £38,750 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £39,000 -
London +41 1 £40,000 -34.69%
Leeds +13 1 £37,000 -26.00%
West Yorkshire +6 1 £37,000 -26.00%
Skipton - 1 £30,000 -
Wembley - 1 £40,000 -

Server Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 64 (76.19%) Windows
2 46 (54.76%) VMware
3 33 (39.29%) SQL Server
3 33 (39.29%) Citrix
4 32 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 25 (29.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (29.76%) ITIL
6 25 (29.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (25.00%) Clustering
8 20 (23.81%) Migration
8 20 (23.81%) SQL
9 19 (22.62%) Active Directory
10 18 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
11 17 (20.24%) MS Exchange
12 15 (17.86%) VMware ESX
12 15 (17.86%) XenApp
12 15 (17.86%) SCCM
13 14 (16.67%) Internet
13 14 (16.67%) MCSE
13 14 (16.67%) HP
13 14 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (16.67%) SAN
14 13 (15.48%) SCOM
14 13 (15.48%) VMware ESXi
15 11 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (13.10%) ERP
15 11 (13.10%) SQL Server 2005
16 10 (11.90%) Back Office
16 10 (11.90%) Windows XP

Server Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 17 (20.24%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.95%) OpenEdge
2 5 (5.95%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (5.95%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (5.95%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.76%) IIS
4 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.67%) SAN
1 14 (16.67%) Internet
2 7 (8.33%) LAN
2 7 (8.33%) WAN
3 6 (7.14%) Firewall
4 5 (5.95%) Network Security
4 5 (5.95%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.76%) SNMP
6 3 (3.57%) NAS
6 3 (3.57%) DNS
6 3 (3.57%) DHCP
6 3 (3.57%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 18 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (13.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.57%) Big Data
7 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
General
1 10 (11.90%) Back Office
2 8 (9.52%) Finance
3 5 (5.95%) Legal
4 2 (2.38%) Local Government
5 1 (1.19%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.57%) Web Services
2 2 (2.38%) .NET
3 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.19%) XML
3 1 (1.19%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.00%) Clustering
2 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.95%) Replication
4 3 (3.57%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.38%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.19%) iDTV
6 1 (1.19%) AS400
6 1 (1.19%) BBC
6 1 (1.19%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.19%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.19%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 64 (76.19%) Windows
2 32 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 25 (29.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (29.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (11.90%) Windows 7
4 10 (11.90%) Windows 2000
4 10 (11.90%) Windows XP
5 4 (4.76%) Linux
6 3 (3.57%) UNIX
7 2 (2.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.76%) ITIL
2 20 (23.81%) Migration
3 11 (13.10%) ERP
4 8 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 7 (8.33%) Change Management
6 5 (5.95%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.95%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (3.57%) Cyber Security
8 3 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.57%) Project Management
8 3 (3.57%) Time Management
8 3 (3.57%) Data Security
9 2 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.38%) Kanban
9 2 (2.38%) ETL
9 2 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.38%) Email Migration
10 1 (1.19%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.19%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.81%) SQL
2 10 (11.90%) VBScript
2 10 (11.90%) VB
3 3 (3.57%) C#
4 2 (2.38%) Python
4 2 (2.38%) Ruby
5 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.19%) C
5 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (16.67%) MCSE
1 14 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (7.14%) Degree
4 6 (7.14%) CCA
4 6 (7.14%) MCSA
5 4 (4.76%) CCEA
5 4 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.38%) CCNA
7 1 (1.19%) PhD
7 1 (1.19%) HNC
7 1 (1.19%) HND
7 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.19%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) SLA
2 3 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 19 (22.62%) Active Directory
2 15 (17.86%) VMware ESX
2 15 (17.86%) XenApp
3 13 (15.48%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (7.14%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.57%) VMware Server
6 3 (3.57%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 15 (17.86%) SCCM
2 13 (15.48%) SCOM
3 6 (7.14%) SCOrch
4 5 (5.95%) SCSM
4 5 (5.95%) SCVMM
5 4 (4.76%) Backup Exec
5 4 (4.76%) WMI
6 2 (2.38%) BladeLogic
6 2 (2.38%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (2.38%) Nagios
6 2 (2.38%) ARCserve
6 2 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.19%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.19%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (1.19%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.19%) WSUS
7 1 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 46 (54.76%) VMware
2 33 (39.29%) Citrix
3 30 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 14 (16.67%) HP
5 7 (8.33%) NetApp
5 7 (8.33%) Symantec
5 7 (8.33%) Oracle
6 6 (7.14%) Cisco
7 5 (5.95%) IBM
7 5 (5.95%) McAfee
8 4 (4.76%) EMC
8 4 (4.76%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.57%) F5
9 3 (3.57%) ServiceNow
9 3 (3.57%) Websense
9 3 (3.57%) Juniper
10 2 (2.38%) BMC
10 2 (2.38%) CA
10 2 (2.38%) Cognos
10 2 (2.38%) Salesforce.com