The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Technician role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Server Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Technician
Rank 864 877 882
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Technician 14 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.016% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.016% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 3
Average salary £29,500 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.81% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Server Technician in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Server Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Server Technician
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Server Technician within the UK.

Server Technician Salary Trend in the UK

Server Technician
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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 -7 10 £29,500 -7.81%
Scotland +6 4 - -
Nairn +3 4 - -
Moray -1 4 - -
South East -24 4 £30,000 +5.26%
Yorkshire -13 3 £30,000 -6.25%
Berkshire - 3 £32,500 -
West Midlands -11 2 £29,000 -13.43%
Sheffield - 2 £30,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £29,000 -
Maidenhead - 2 £32,500 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £30,000 -
North West -10 1 £39,000 -13.33%
Manchester -12 1 £39,000 -13.33%
Hampshire -18 1 £27,500 +17.02%
Cheadle - 1 £39,000 -
Leeds - 1 £27,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £27,500 -
Farnborough - 1 £27,500 -

Server Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Server Technician 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 Technician in their job title.

1 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 21 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (42.86%) SLA
4 16 (38.10%) Management Information System
4 16 (38.10%) Banking
4 16 (38.10%) Retail
4 16 (38.10%) QA
4 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (30.95%) MS Exchange
6 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 11 (26.19%) VMware
7 11 (26.19%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (26.19%) vSphere
7 11 (26.19%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (23.81%) Performance Management
8 10 (23.81%) Firewall
8 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (23.81%) Citrix
9 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (19.05%) Cisco
10 8 (19.05%) MCSE
10 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (19.05%) Validation
10 8 (19.05%) Coaching
11 6 (14.29%) MCSA
11 6 (14.29%) CCNA
11 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification

Server Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Server Technician 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 Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (30.95%) MS Exchange
2 11 (26.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) Firewall
2 2 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (2.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (38.10%) Banking
1 16 (38.10%) Retail
2 3 (7.14%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 21 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (38.10%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Vista
5 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.76%) Linux
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Root Cause Analysis
2 10 (23.81%) Performance Management
3 8 (19.05%) Validation
3 8 (19.05%) Coaching
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL
6 2 (4.76%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) MCSE
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (14.29%) MCSA
2 6 (14.29%) CCNA
2 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (42.86%) SLA
2 16 (38.10%) QA
System Software
1 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (26.19%) vSphere
3 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.14%) XenApp
5 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.76%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) VMware
2 10 (23.81%) Citrix
3 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 8 (19.05%) Cisco
5 2 (4.76%) EMC
6 1 (2.38%) AppSense
6 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.38%) Wyse