Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Server Management
UK > England
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 461 606 694
Rank change year-on-year +145 +88 -46
Permanent jobs citing Server Management 235 501 483
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.51% 0.38% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.42% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 201 448 414
Median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £26,825
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £47,981 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.90% - -

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 43,106 120,624 143,843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.67% 92.21% 91.90%
Number of salaries quoted 35,256 95,525 115,457
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,500 £30,000 £29,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Server Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Management in England

Server Management
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Server Management in England.

Salary trend for Server Management in England

Server Management
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Server Management in England over the 6 months to 18 September 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 18 September 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 +216 96 £60,000 -11.11% 5
North of England +118 39 £45,000 +12.50% 6
South East +137 35 £57,500 +6.48% 5
Midlands +108 31 £42,500 +21.43% 8
North West +105 30 £45,000 +5.88% 3
West Midlands +104 23 £40,000 +10.34% 4
South West +114 18 £42,500 +21.43% 5
East of England +116 16 £37,500 +10.29% 6
East Midlands +70 8 £42,500 +30.77% 4
Yorkshire +97 6 £46,250 +15.63% 3
North East +28 3 £43,000 +86.96%
Server Management
UK

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 141 (60.00%) Windows
2 116 (49.36%) Microsoft
3 111 (47.23%) Windows Server
4 89 (37.87%) VMware
5 86 (36.60%) Active Directory
6 75 (31.91%) Linux
7 72 (30.64%) VMware Infrastructure
7 72 (30.64%) PowerShell
7 72 (30.64%) Hyper-V
8 65 (27.66%) Azure
9 63 (26.81%) DNS
10 59 (25.11%) Firewall
11 56 (23.83%) DHCP
12 54 (22.98%) Citrix
13 51 (21.70%) Office 365
14 48 (20.43%) SQL
14 48 (20.43%) SQL Server
14 48 (20.43%) Windows Server 2016
15 47 (20.00%) Data Centre
16 44 (18.72%) SCCM
16 44 (18.72%) ITIL
16 44 (18.72%) Finance
17 42 (17.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 41 (17.45%) Windows Server 2012
19 40 (17.02%) AWS
19 40 (17.02%) PHP
20 39 (16.60%) DevOps
20 39 (16.60%) Problem-Solving
21 38 (16.17%) SCOM
22 36 (15.32%) Git (software)

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 24 (10.21%) Apache
1 24 (10.21%) SharePoint
2 22 (9.36%) MS Exchange
3 18 (7.66%) IIS
4 16 (6.81%) WordPress
5 15 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (5.53%) Confluence
7 12 (5.11%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (5.11%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (2.55%) nginx
10 4 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.70%) CMS
10 4 (1.70%) Drupal
11 2 (0.85%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.85%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (8.94%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (4.68%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.28%) Shopify
3 2 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 65 (27.66%) Azure
2 51 (21.70%) Office 365
3 40 (17.02%) AWS
4 20 (8.51%) GitHub
5 17 (7.23%) Azure Active Directory
6 14 (5.96%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (5.96%) IaaS
7 11 (4.68%) Amazon S3
8 10 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (3.83%) SaaS
9 9 (3.83%) Serverless
10 8 (3.40%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (3.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (2.98%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (1.70%) Amazon ECS
13 4 (1.70%) Amazon GuardDuty
13 4 (1.70%) Power Platform
14 3 (1.28%) Datadog
15 2 (0.85%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 63 (26.81%) DNS
2 59 (25.11%) Firewall
3 56 (23.83%) DHCP
4 26 (11.06%) VPN
5 20 (8.51%) TCP/IP
6 17 (7.23%) iSCSI
7 16 (6.81%) SAN
8 13 (5.53%) LAN
8 13 (5.53%) NetScaler
9 12 (5.11%) VLAN
10 11 (4.68%) Internet
10 11 (4.68%) WAN
11 10 (4.26%) Network Security
12 8 (3.40%) Wireless
13 7 (2.98%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (2.55%) Remote Desktop
15 5 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
15 5 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
15 5 (2.13%) IPv6
15 5 (2.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (20.43%) SQL Server
2 28 (11.91%) MySQL
3 11 (4.68%) MS Access
4 10 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (3.83%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.98%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.55%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (2.55%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (1.70%) MariaDB
8 4 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.70%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (1.70%) Power BI
8 4 (1.70%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.85%) Big Data
10 2 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.85%) Redis
10 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 36 (15.32%) Git (software)
2 20 (8.51%) Jenkins
2 20 (8.51%) JIRA
3 10 (4.26%) Vagrant
4 7 (2.98%) Bitbucket
5 6 (2.55%) Bitbucket Server
6 4 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (1.70%) gulp
6 4 (1.70%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (1.70%) webpack
7 3 (1.28%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.28%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.85%) MSI
8 2 (0.85%) ProC
8 2 (0.85%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.43%) Maven
9 1 (0.43%) Mercurial
General
1 44 (18.72%) Finance
2 17 (7.23%) Banking
3 10 (4.26%) Public Sector
4 5 (2.13%) Games
5 3 (1.28%) Law
5 3 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.28%) Retail
6 2 (0.85%) Local Government
7 1 (0.43%) Back Office
7 1 (0.43%) Electronics
7 1 (0.43%) Legal
7 1 (0.43%) Police
7 1 (0.43%) Publishing
7 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (15.74%) Analyst
2 36 (15.32%) Developer
3 33 (14.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 24 (10.21%) Support Analyst
5 20 (8.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 20 (8.51%) Server Engineer
6 18 (7.66%) PHP Developer
6 18 (7.66%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
8 14 (5.96%) Administrator
9 13 (5.53%) Applications Support
9 13 (5.53%) PHP Web Developer
9 13 (5.53%) Web Developer
10 12 (5.11%) Infrastructure Support
10 12 (5.11%) PHP WordPress Developer
10 12 (5.11%) Systems Administrator
10 12 (5.11%) WordPress Developer
11 10 (4.26%) Full Stack Developer
11 10 (4.26%) IT Engineer
12 9 (3.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.94%) HTML
2 19 (8.09%) CSS
3 17 (7.23%) .NET
4 11 (4.68%) LAMP
5 8 (3.40%) LDAP
6 5 (2.13%) Web Services
7 4 (1.70%) Laravel
7 4 (1.70%) LEMP Stack
7 4 (1.70%) Node.js
7 4 (1.70%) SAML
7 4 (1.70%) Sass
7 4 (1.70%) Symfony
8 3 (1.28%) React
9 2 (0.85%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.85%) YAML
10 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.43%) HTML5
10 1 (0.43%) SOAP
10 1 (0.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 30 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.81%) Hedge funds
4 14 (5.96%) Enterprise Storage
4 14 (5.96%) PKI
5 13 (5.53%) User Experience
6 12 (5.11%) Clustering
7 8 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (2.55%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.13%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.70%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.70%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (1.28%) NHS
11 3 (1.28%) Replication
12 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Cloud
12 2 (0.85%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.85%) Life Science
12 2 (0.85%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.85%) Security Operations Centre
12 2 (0.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 141 (60.00%) Windows
2 111 (47.23%) Windows Server
3 75 (31.91%) Linux
4 48 (20.43%) Windows Server 2016
5 41 (17.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (12.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (8.51%) CentOS
7 20 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (6.38%) Windows 10
9 14 (5.96%) Ubuntu
9 14 (5.96%) Unix
10 9 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (3.40%) Debian
12 6 (2.55%) Windows Server 2019
13 4 (1.70%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.85%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (18.72%) ITIL
2 42 (17.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 39 (16.60%) DevOps
3 39 (16.60%) Problem-Solving
4 33 (14.04%) Storage Management
5 30 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 30 (12.77%) Migration
6 26 (11.06%) Release Management
7 24 (10.21%) Workflow
8 23 (9.79%) Configuration Management
8 23 (9.79%) Line Management
9 21 (8.94%) Patch Management
9 21 (8.94%) Performance Monitoring
9 21 (8.94%) Proactive Management
10 20 (8.51%) Validation
11 19 (8.09%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (8.09%) Problem Management
12 18 (7.66%) Change Management
12 18 (7.66%) Computer Science
13 17 (7.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 72 (30.64%) PowerShell
2 48 (20.43%) SQL
3 40 (17.02%) PHP
4 34 (14.47%) Python
5 24 (10.21%) JavaScript
5 24 (10.21%) T-SQL
6 16 (6.81%) Bash Shell
7 14 (5.96%) Shell Script
8 11 (4.68%) VB
8 11 (4.68%) VBA
9 10 (4.26%) C
10 8 (3.40%) C#
10 8 (3.40%) Perl
10 8 (3.40%) Ruby
11 6 (2.55%) Java
12 5 (2.13%) C++
13 1 (0.43%) Groovy
13 1 (0.43%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 26 (11.06%) Degree
2 26 (11.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (8.51%) MCSE
4 19 (8.09%) DV Cleared
5 10 (4.26%) AWS Certification
5 10 (4.26%) MCT
6 9 (3.83%) MCP
6 9 (3.83%) SC Cleared
7 7 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.98%) MCITP
7 7 (2.98%) MCTS
8 4 (1.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 4 (1.70%) CCSP
8 4 (1.70%) CISSP
8 4 (1.70%) MCSA
9 3 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.85%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (7.23%) SLA
3 12 (5.11%) GDPR
4 11 (4.68%) BS25999
4 11 (4.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (1.28%) QA
6 2 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 86 (36.60%) Active Directory
2 72 (30.64%) Hyper-V
2 72 (30.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (8.94%) vSphere
4 13 (5.53%) Docker
5 12 (5.11%) XenApp
5 12 (5.11%) XenDesktop
6 11 (4.68%) BitLocker
6 11 (4.68%) NFS
7 9 (3.83%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.28%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.85%) iptables
9 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.43%) KVM
Systems Management
1 44 (18.72%) SCCM
2 38 (16.17%) SCOM
3 26 (11.06%) Puppet
4 25 (10.64%) NetBackup
5 22 (9.36%) WSUS
6 19 (8.09%) EMC NetWorker
6 19 (8.09%) SCVMM
7 18 (7.66%) Terraform
8 17 (7.23%) Ansible
9 13 (5.53%) cPanel
10 12 (5.11%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (5.11%) PowerCLI
11 11 (4.68%) Backup Exec
11 11 (4.68%) Kubernetes
12 10 (4.26%) Microsoft Clustering
13 8 (3.40%) Packer
14 6 (2.55%) Grafana
14 6 (2.55%) ZABBIX
15 4 (1.70%) Oracle RMAN
15 4 (1.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 116 (49.36%) Microsoft
2 89 (37.87%) VMware
3 54 (22.98%) Citrix
4 31 (13.19%) Cisco
5 29 (12.34%) HP
6 22 (9.36%) EMC
7 21 (8.94%) Symantec
8 16 (6.81%) Sophos
9 14 (5.96%) Red Hat
10 13 (5.53%) Veeam
11 12 (5.11%) Juniper
12 11 (4.68%) Dell
13 9 (3.83%) Oracle
14 8 (3.40%) Palo Alto
14 8 (3.40%) Zerto
15 6 (2.55%) Nimble Storage
16 5 (2.13%) CommVault
16 5 (2.13%) LogicMonitor
16 5 (2.13%) Meraki
16 5 (2.13%) SonicWALL