The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Windows Server Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Specialist
Rank 907 943 986
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Server Specialist 14 24 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.022% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.023% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 17
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,600
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% -0.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £30,900 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £44,500 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,500 £41,300
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +7.74%

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
94551 104274 117052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.45% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79526 85540 95895
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Windows Server Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Windows Server Specialist in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server Specialist over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 within the UK.

Windows Server Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Server Specialist
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +38 14 £45,000 +1.12%
London +37 6 £60,000 -
South East +31 6 £45,000 +1.12%
West Sussex - 6 £45,000 -
Crawley - 6 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £38,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £38,500 -
Bradford - 1 £38,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £40,000 -

Windows Server Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Windows Server Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Windows Server Specialist in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Windows
1 29 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 16 (55.17%) SQL
3 15 (51.72%) Linux
3 15 (51.72%) CRM
4 14 (48.28%) Oracle
4 14 (48.28%) VMware
5 12 (41.38%) Degree
5 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
6 11 (37.93%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (37.93%) ERP
6 11 (37.93%) Oracle Linux
7 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
8 7 (24.14%) Cisco
9 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (20.69%) SAN
9 6 (20.69%) SCOM
9 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (17.24%) SCCM
10 5 (17.24%) Citrix
10 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
10 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
10 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (13.79%) Skype for Business
11 4 (13.79%) DNS
11 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (13.79%) NetApp
11 4 (13.79%) Law
11 4 (13.79%) Problem Management

Windows Server Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
1 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.79%) Skype for Business
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Mimecast
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) SAN
2 4 (13.79%) DNS
3 3 (10.34%) Firewall
4 2 (6.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) WinDbg
General
1 4 (13.79%) Law
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) EDI
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
1 29 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 15 (51.72%) Linux
3 11 (37.93%) Oracle Linux
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) CRM
2 11 (37.93%) ERP
3 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.90%) Presales
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
2 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.34%) MCITP
3 3 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (6.90%) MCSE
5 1 (3.45%) MCSA
5 1 (3.45%) NCDA
5 1 (3.45%) NCIE
5 1 (3.45%) NCSA
5 1 (3.45%) VCAP
5 1 (3.45%) VCDX
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) SCOM
2 5 (17.24%) SCCM
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.45%) Nagios
4 1 (3.45%) OpenView
4 1 (3.45%) Perfmon
4 1 (3.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Oracle
1 14 (48.28%) VMware
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
3 7 (24.14%) Cisco
4 5 (17.24%) Citrix
5 4 (13.79%) NetApp
6 1 (3.45%) 3PAR
6 1 (3.45%) Hitachi
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.45%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.45%) Splunk
6 1 (3.45%) Symantec