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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Specialist
Rank 867 903 886
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Server Specialist 16 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.003% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.004% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 1
Average salary £44,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.66% -21.05%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £37,500 -
% change year-on-year
+18.66% -

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000 £27,000
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%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server Specialist over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Windows Server Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Server Specialist
Top 9 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 22 May 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 +48 16 £44,500 +18.66%
South East +11 9 £44,500 +18.66%
Portsmouth - 9 £44,500 -
Hampshire - 9 £44,500 -
Hertfordshire - 6 - -
Watford - 6 - -
East of England - 6 - -
Manchester - 1 £26,750 -
North West - 1 £26,750 -

Windows Server Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (92.86%) VMware
3 20 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (71.43%) Citrix
3 20 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (67.86%) VMware ESX
5 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (50.00%) Internet
6 13 (46.43%) Back Office
6 13 (46.43%) Windows 2000
6 13 (46.43%) VBScript
6 13 (46.43%) VB
6 13 (46.43%) Windows XP
6 13 (46.43%) XenApp
6 13 (46.43%) Windows 7
6 13 (46.43%) Clustering
7 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (25.00%) MCSE
7 7 (25.00%) Finance
7 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (25.00%) SAN
8 6 (21.43%) Legal
8 6 (21.43%) Migration
8 6 (21.43%) LAN
8 6 (21.43%) WAN
8 6 (21.43%) HP
9 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
11 1 (3.57%) MS Visio

Windows Server Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (3.57%) IIS
1 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) Internet
2 7 (25.00%) SAN
3 6 (21.43%) LAN
3 6 (21.43%) WAN
4 1 (3.57%) DHCP
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) Network Security
General
1 13 (46.43%) Back Office
2 7 (25.00%) Finance
3 6 (21.43%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Clustering
2 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 20 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (46.43%) Windows 2000
4 13 (46.43%) Windows XP
4 13 (46.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Migration
2 1 (3.57%) Change Management
2 1 (3.57%) Data Security
2 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) VBScript
1 13 (46.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) MCSE
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (67.86%) VMware ESX
2 14 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (46.43%) XenApp
4 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) VMware
2 20 (71.43%) Citrix
3 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (21.43%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) McAfee
5 1 (3.57%) Websense
5 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow