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 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
Windows Server Specialist
Rank 896 871 897
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Server Specialist 6 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.005% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.005% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 4
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,400 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,750 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +34.67%

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%

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Windows Server Specialist Salary Histogram 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 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 -18 6 £55,000 +29.41% 1
London -26 3 £65,000 +36.84%
City of London - 3 £65,000 -
South East -13 2 £40,000 -42.85% 1
Crawley - 2 £40,000 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £40,000 - 1
North West -19 1 - -
Cumbria - 1 - -

Windows Server Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix
5 3 (37.50%) SAN
5 3 (37.50%) DHCP
5 3 (37.50%) IIS
5 3 (37.50%) SCCM
5 3 (37.50%) Clustering
5 3 (37.50%) Banking
5 3 (37.50%) WSUS
6 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
6 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) Software Distribution
6 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) MCSE
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (25.00%) SNMP
6 2 (25.00%) IBM

Windows Server Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) SNMP
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) NAS
4 1 (12.50%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MSI
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
2 1 (12.50%) CMDB
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (12.50%) VCP5
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) WSUS
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) MOM
2 1 (12.50%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) IronPort
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee
4 1 (12.50%) Websense
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Intel
Crawley, West Sussex
CGG Veritas
Salary: Competitive salary based on experience, plus benefits
Posted: 15 days ago