Period
to 26 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Server Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Server Management over the 6 months to 26 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Server Management
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 580 651 554
Rank change year-on-year +71 -97 +21
Permanent jobs citing Server Management 445 465 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.33% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.36% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 341 406 659
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,625 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,312 £70,625 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Server Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 105,396 129,223 150,490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.00% 92.17% 92.22%
Number of salaries quoted 84,045 103,034 122,598
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

Server Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Server Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Server Management in England

Server Management
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Server Management in England.

Salary trend for Server Management in England

Server Management
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Server Management in England over the 6 months to 26 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Server Management in England

Server Management
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Management within the England region over the 6 months to 26 January 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +60 126 £55,000 +10.00% 19
North of England +74 108 £45,000 +3.45% 31
South East +17 64 £42,500 -19.05% 24
North West +56 60 £45,000 - 16
Midlands +29 60 £42,500 +2.41% 15
East of England +68 54 £42,500 -15.00% 9
Yorkshire +54 42 £40,000 +14.29% 9
West Midlands +40 34 £34,500 -13.75% 6
South West +9 32 £33,000 -5.71% 10
East Midlands +22 26 £62,500 +47.06% 9
North East +6 6 £72,312 - 6
Server Management
UK

For the 6 months to 26 January 2020, IT jobs citing Server Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Server Management.

1 263 (59.10%) Windows
2 212 (47.64%) Microsoft
3 200 (44.94%) Active Directory
4 185 (41.57%) Windows Server
5 165 (37.08%) VMware
6 124 (27.87%) Linux
7 118 (26.52%) DNS
8 114 (25.62%) Azure
9 113 (25.39%) Office 365
10 105 (23.60%) VMware Infrastructure
11 101 (22.70%) SQL Server
12 99 (22.25%) DHCP
13 97 (21.80%) Firewall
14 95 (21.35%) PowerShell
15 93 (20.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 92 (20.67%) Windows Server 2012
17 91 (20.45%) SQL
18 89 (20.00%) SCCM
19 88 (19.78%) ITIL
20 76 (17.08%) Git (software)
20 76 (17.08%) Agile Software Development
21 75 (16.85%) DevOps
22 74 (16.63%) Finance
23 72 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
24 71 (15.96%) AWS
25 69 (15.51%) TCP/IP
26 68 (15.28%) Problem-Solving
27 66 (14.83%) Hyper-V
28 61 (13.71%) MS Exchange
29 59 (13.26%) Data Centre

Server Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 61 (13.71%) MS Exchange
2 45 (10.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (7.42%) SharePoint
4 31 (6.97%) IIS
5 21 (4.72%) SharePoint 2013
6 20 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 19 (4.27%) WordPress
8 14 (3.15%) nginx
9 13 (2.92%) Drupal
10 8 (1.80%) Apache
10 8 (1.80%) Tomcat
11 7 (1.57%) Skype for Business
12 5 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.45%) Confluence
14 2 (0.45%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.22%) CMS
15 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
15 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 45 (10.11%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (4.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.25%) CiviCRM
2 5 (1.12%) Sage X3
3 3 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.22%) Line 500
4 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 114 (25.62%) Azure
2 113 (25.39%) Office 365
3 71 (15.96%) AWS
4 29 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (4.94%) SaaS
6 19 (4.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 17 (3.82%) GCP
8 13 (2.92%) Serverless
9 11 (2.47%) IaaS
10 8 (1.80%) Power Platform
11 7 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (1.57%) G Suite
12 5 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.90%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.90%) Google Tag Manager
13 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Flow
13 4 (0.90%) PaaS
14 3 (0.67%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.67%) AWS CodeBuild
14 3 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 118 (26.52%) DNS
2 99 (22.25%) DHCP
3 97 (21.80%) Firewall
4 69 (15.51%) TCP/IP
5 51 (11.46%) VLAN
6 40 (8.99%) VPN
7 31 (6.97%) VoIP
8 30 (6.74%) LAN
9 29 (6.52%) SAN
10 26 (5.84%) WAN
11 22 (4.94%) Wireless
12 20 (4.49%) iSCSI
13 19 (4.27%) NAS
14 17 (3.82%) Internet
15 13 (2.92%) Fibre Channel
16 10 (2.25%) Network Security
17 8 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
17 8 (1.80%) Wireshark
18 7 (1.57%) HTTP
18 7 (1.57%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (22.70%) SQL Server
2 37 (8.31%) MySQL
3 29 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (5.39%) SQL Server 2014
5 20 (4.49%) SSDT
6 12 (2.70%) MS Access
7 9 (2.02%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (1.35%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.35%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.90%) Informix
10 4 (0.90%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.90%) Power BI
10 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 76 (17.08%) Git (software)
2 39 (8.76%) JIRA
3 29 (6.52%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.25%) Mercurial
4 10 (2.25%) TeamCity
5 8 (1.80%) Fiddler
5 8 (1.80%) Maven
5 8 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (1.80%) Postman
5 8 (1.80%) SoapUI
5 8 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (1.35%) Grunt
7 6 (1.35%) webpack
8 5 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.90%) MSI
10 3 (0.67%) gulp
10 3 (0.67%) PHPUnit
10 3 (0.67%) Selenium
10 3 (0.67%) Subversion
General
1 74 (16.63%) Finance
2 22 (4.94%) Banking
3 18 (4.04%) Public Sector
4 15 (3.37%) Automotive
5 14 (3.15%) Games
5 14 (3.15%) Retail
6 10 (2.25%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.02%) Law
7 9 (2.02%) Legal
7 9 (2.02%) Marketing
8 6 (1.35%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.12%) Advertising
10 3 (0.67%) Electronics
10 3 (0.67%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.45%) Back Office
12 1 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 77 (17.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 61 (13.71%) Analyst
3 57 (12.81%) Developer
4 54 (12.13%) Support Engineer
5 42 (9.44%) IT Engineer
6 34 (7.64%) Administrator
7 33 (7.42%) Cloud Engineer
7 33 (7.42%) IT Support
8 30 (6.74%) Server Engineer
9 24 (5.39%) Desktop Support
10 23 (5.17%) Infrastructure Support
11 22 (4.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 22 (4.94%) DevOps Engineer
12 21 (4.72%) Database Analyst
12 21 (4.72%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 21 (4.72%) PHP Developer
13 20 (4.49%) Support Specialist
14 19 (4.27%) Azure Engineer
15 17 (3.82%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
15 17 (3.82%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.74%) Web Services
2 29 (6.52%) .NET
3 27 (6.07%) jQuery
4 24 (5.39%) HTML
5 20 (4.49%) CSS
6 17 (3.82%) Symfony
6 17 (3.82%) WSH
7 16 (3.60%) RESTful
8 11 (2.47%) Elastic Stack
8 11 (2.47%) Sass
8 11 (2.47%) XML
9 10 (2.25%) HTML5
10 9 (2.02%) Vue.js
11 8 (1.80%) AngularJS
11 8 (1.80%) Django
11 8 (1.80%) Laravel
11 8 (1.80%) LDAP
12 7 (1.57%) React
13 6 (1.35%) LESS
13 6 (1.35%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (13.26%) Data Centre
2 35 (7.87%) Public Cloud
3 32 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (7.19%) Self-Motivation
4 31 (6.97%) User Experience
5 21 (4.72%) Hedge funds
6 20 (4.49%) Clustering
7 17 (3.82%) Management Information System
8 15 (3.37%) CCTV
8 15 (3.37%) Client/Server
8 15 (3.37%) Hybrid Cloud
8 15 (3.37%) NHS
8 15 (3.37%) Private Cloud
9 13 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (2.47%) Enterprise Cloud
10 11 (2.47%) Linux Command Line
10 11 (2.47%) Social Network
11 9 (2.02%) Replication
11 9 (2.02%) Virtual Team
12 7 (1.57%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 263 (59.10%) Windows
2 185 (41.57%) Windows Server
3 124 (27.87%) Linux
4 92 (20.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 72 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (13.26%) Windows 10
7 55 (12.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (5.17%) Unix
9 19 (4.27%) CentOS
10 13 (2.92%) Ubuntu
11 6 (1.35%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.67%) AIX
12 3 (0.67%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.45%) Android
13 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.45%) OpenVMS
13 2 (0.45%) Solaris
13 2 (0.45%) VMS
13 2 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (20.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 88 (19.78%) ITIL
3 76 (17.08%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (16.85%) DevOps
5 68 (15.28%) Problem-Solving
6 45 (10.11%) Patch Management
7 43 (9.66%) Configuration Management
8 42 (9.44%) Analytics
8 42 (9.44%) Migration
9 34 (7.64%) Project Management
10 33 (7.42%) Disaster Recovery
11 29 (6.52%) Network Management
12 28 (6.29%) Time Management
13 27 (6.07%) Release Management
13 27 (6.07%) Storage Management
14 26 (5.84%) Service Management
15 25 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (5.62%) Change Management
16 23 (5.17%) Infrastructure Management
16 23 (5.17%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (21.35%) PowerShell
2 91 (20.45%) SQL
3 47 (10.56%) JavaScript
4 42 (9.44%) PHP
4 42 (9.44%) Python
5 30 (6.74%) C
6 24 (5.39%) Java
7 23 (5.17%) C#
8 17 (3.82%) VBScript
9 15 (3.37%) T-SQL
10 12 (2.70%) VB
10 12 (2.70%) VBA
11 11 (2.47%) Perl
12 7 (1.57%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.12%) Ruby
14 4 (0.90%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.45%) C++
15 2 (0.45%) Erlang
15 2 (0.45%) KiXtart
15 2 (0.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 51 (11.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (9.21%) MCSA
3 32 (7.19%) Degree
4 27 (6.07%) Security Cleared
5 24 (5.39%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (4.27%) MCSE
7 14 (3.15%) CCNA
7 14 (3.15%) DV Cleared
8 13 (2.92%) CCNP
9 10 (2.25%) CISSP
9 10 (2.25%) SC Cleared
10 9 (2.02%) CCSP
11 8 (1.80%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 8 (1.80%) CEH
11 8 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.12%) MCP
13 4 (0.90%) MCITP
13 4 (0.90%) MCTS
14 3 (0.67%) AWS Certification
14 3 (0.67%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (9.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (7.42%) SLA
3 18 (4.04%) ISO 9001
4 9 (2.02%) GDPR
5 8 (1.80%) NIST
5 8 (1.80%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.22%) HL7
7 1 (0.22%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.22%) NCSC
System Software
1 200 (44.94%) Active Directory
2 105 (23.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (14.83%) Hyper-V
4 49 (11.01%) vSphere
5 36 (8.09%) Virtual Machines
6 22 (4.94%) Docker
6 22 (4.94%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (4.94%) XenApp
7 13 (2.92%) Firmware
8 9 (2.02%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (1.12%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.67%) GPFS
10 3 (0.67%) NFS
10 3 (0.67%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.45%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.45%) KVM
12 1 (0.22%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.22%) GlusterFS
12 1 (0.22%) iptables
12 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 89 (20.00%) SCCM
2 55 (12.36%) WSUS
3 47 (10.56%) SCOM
4 44 (9.89%) Ansible
5 39 (8.76%) Puppet
6 23 (5.17%) Terraform
7 21 (4.72%) PowerCLI
8 19 (4.27%) Kubernetes
9 18 (4.04%) Microsoft Clustering
10 17 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
11 15 (3.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 14 (3.15%) EMC NetWorker
12 14 (3.15%) NetBackup
12 14 (3.15%) SCVMM
13 12 (2.70%) Backup Exec
14 10 (2.25%) vCenter Server
15 8 (1.80%) Docker Swarm
15 8 (1.80%) Salt
15 8 (1.80%) Single Sign-On
16 6 (1.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 212 (47.64%) Microsoft
2 165 (37.08%) VMware
3 55 (12.36%) Cisco
4 49 (11.01%) Citrix
5 47 (10.56%) HP
6 25 (5.62%) Red Hat
7 19 (4.27%) Google
8 17 (3.82%) Barracuda Networks
8 17 (3.82%) EMC
9 16 (3.60%) Oracle
10 15 (3.37%) Symantec
11 13 (2.92%) Arista
11 13 (2.92%) Brocade
11 13 (2.92%) Zend
12 12 (2.70%) Alibaba
12 12 (2.70%) Emulex
13 10 (2.25%) Sage
13 10 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
14 9 (2.02%) Dell
14 9 (2.02%) SonicWALL