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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Specialist
Rank 874 877 886
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Server Specialist 6 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.002% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 7
Average salary £44,250 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.05% +2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £38,000 -
% change year-on-year
+14.47% -

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server Specialist over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Windows Server Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Server Specialist
Top 15 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 24 December 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
(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 +2 6 £44,250 -18.05% 1
London -9 1 £50,000 -28.57%
Manchester - 1 £31,750 - 1
Slough - 1 £43,500 -
Swindon - 1 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £43,500 -
Essex - 1 £50,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £45,000 -
North West - 1 £31,750 - 1
South East - 1 £43,500 -
South West - 1 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £36,500 -
East of England - 1 £50,000 -
Colchester - 1 £50,000 -
Coventry - 1 £36,500 -

Windows Server Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
3 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 6 (54.55%) SAN
5 5 (45.45%) DNS
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) Citrix
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (36.36%) IIS
6 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (27.27%) Linux
7 3 (27.27%) MCSE
7 3 (27.27%) DHCP
7 3 (27.27%) HP
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (27.27%) Finance
7 3 (27.27%) Banking
8 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
8 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
8 2 (18.18%) SNMP
8 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 2 (18.18%) IBM
8 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
8 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (18.18%) Internet
8 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
8 2 (18.18%) Project Management
8 2 (18.18%) Change Management

Windows Server Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (36.36%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) SAN
2 5 (45.45%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) SNMP
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security
5 1 (9.09%) NAS
5 1 (9.09%) Intranet
5 1 (9.09%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MSI
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) Statistics
1 1 (9.09%) CMDB
1 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
1 2 (18.18%) Project Management
1 2 (18.18%) Change Management
1 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Software Distribution
2 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
2 1 (9.09%) Data Security
2 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) MCSE
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
4 1 (9.09%) ISA Server
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (9.09%) WSUS
2 1 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) EMC
5 1 (9.09%) Finjan
5 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
5 1 (9.09%) CommVault
5 1 (9.09%) NetApp
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) McAfee
5 1 (9.09%) Websense
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £33500.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago