The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows 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 Windows Server Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Specialist
Rank 848 866 866
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Server Specialist 10 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.001% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.001% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 1
Average salary £44,000 £70,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.14% +133.33%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 - £30,000

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
98061 98558 99490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 80635 79397 83728
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%

Windows Server Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Windows Server Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows Server Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Windows Server Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Windows Server Specialist
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 6 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 10 £44,000 -37.14%
South East - 6 £44,500 -
Portsmouth - 5 £44,500 -
Hampshire - 5 £44,500 -
North West - 4 £31,750 -
Manchester - 4 £31,750 -
Slough - 1 £43,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £43,500 -

Windows Server Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Windows 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 Windows Server Specialist in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) Internet
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (46.67%) SAN
3 7 (46.67%) Citrix
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) HP
4 6 (40.00%) XenApp
5 5 (33.33%) Back Office
5 5 (33.33%) VMware ESX
5 5 (33.33%) Clustering
5 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (33.33%) Windows 2000
5 5 (33.33%) VBScript
5 5 (33.33%) VB
5 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
7 2 (13.33%) IIS
7 2 (13.33%) Finance
7 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
8 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
8 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (6.67%) Law
8 1 (6.67%) Change Management

Windows Server Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) SAN
1 7 (46.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) Intranet
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (33.33%) Back Office
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Law
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Clustering
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.67%) Change Management
1 1 (6.67%) Data Security
1 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) VBScript
1 5 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (6.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
1 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) XenApp
1 6 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) MAILsweeper
1 1 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) Citrix
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) Finjan
4 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (6.67%) CommVault
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) McAfee
4 1 (6.67%) Websense