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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Technician
Rank 875 860 889
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Technician 27 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.015% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.016% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 10
Average salary £32,500 £26,650 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% -49.23%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £26,650 -
% change year-on-year
+21.95% -

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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 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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Server Technician over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Server Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

Server Technician
Top 25 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 19 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 -13 18 £30,000 +12.57%
Scotland -9 9 £35,000 -
South West - 5 £22,500 -
Edinburgh - 5 £35,000 -
Bristol - 4 - -
London - 4 - -
Durham - 4 - -
North East - 4 - -
Highlands +9 3 - -
Inverness +8 3 - -
South East -15 3 £32,500 +12.07%
Berkshire - 2 £32,500 -
Maidenhead - 2 £32,500 -
Worcestershire +1 1 £33,500 -
Worcester 0 1 £33,500 -
Hampshire -9 1 £27,500 -9.82%
West Midlands -11 1 £33,500 -
Moray - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £27,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £27,000 -
Dorset - 1 £22,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £27,000 -
Nairn - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £27,000 -
Bournemouth - 1 £22,500 -

Server Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 34 (62.96%) Windows
2 26 (48.15%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (46.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (44.44%) SLA
5 21 (38.89%) VMware
6 20 (37.04%) MS Exchange
7 18 (33.33%) Management Information System
8 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (31.48%) Active Directory
9 16 (29.63%) Banking
9 16 (29.63%) Retail
9 16 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (29.63%) QA
10 14 (25.93%) Citrix
11 11 (20.37%) SQL
11 11 (20.37%) Firewall
11 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (18.52%) Linux
12 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
13 9 (16.67%) Cisco
13 9 (16.67%) IBM
13 9 (16.67%) HP
13 9 (16.67%) XenApp
13 9 (16.67%) vSphere
14 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (14.81%) Windows 7
14 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
14 8 (14.81%) Performance Management
14 8 (14.81%) Coaching

Server Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 20 (37.04%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (7.41%) WorkSite
5 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.56%) IIS
6 2 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.85%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) Firewall
2 7 (12.96%) SAN
3 3 (5.56%) DNS
4 1 (1.85%) Network Security
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.85%) ADSL
4 1 (1.85%) LAN
4 1 (1.85%) WAN
4 1 (1.85%) DHCP
4 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.85%) MySQL
General
1 16 (29.63%) Banking
1 16 (29.63%) Retail
2 5 (9.26%) Finance
3 3 (5.56%) Advertising
4 2 (3.70%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 26 (48.15%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (62.96%) Windows
2 25 (46.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (18.52%) Linux
6 8 (14.81%) Windows 7
7 4 (7.41%) Windows XP
8 3 (5.56%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.81%) Validation
1 8 (14.81%) Performance Management
1 8 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
1 8 (14.81%) Coaching
2 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (9.26%) ITIL
4 3 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (1.85%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.85%) Migration
5 1 (1.85%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) VB
3 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.96%) MCSE
3 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.41%) CCNA
4 4 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.56%) MCSA
5 3 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.56%) Degree
6 1 (1.85%) MCP
6 1 (1.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (44.44%) SLA
2 16 (29.63%) QA
System Software
1 17 (31.48%) Active Directory
2 16 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (16.67%) XenApp
3 9 (16.67%) vSphere
4 4 (7.41%) Terminal Services
5 3 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.70%) SCOM
3 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) VMware
2 14 (25.93%) Citrix
3 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 9 (16.67%) HP
4 9 (16.67%) Cisco
4 9 (16.67%) IBM
5 2 (3.70%) Dell
5 2 (3.70%) AppSense
5 2 (3.70%) Sophos
6 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.85%) Symantec
6 1 (1.85%) WatchGuard
6 1 (1.85%) SonicWALL