Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Server Specialist was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Server Specialist
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1149 1156 1235
Rank change year-on-year +7 +79 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Specialist 23 34 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.014% 0.019% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.020% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 20 34 25
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +28.57% -17.65%
10th Percentile £32,900 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,500 £56,550
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -11.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161995 173250 195876
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131003 146259 164261
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Server Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Server Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Server Specialist in England

Server Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Server Specialist in England

Server Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Server Specialist in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Server Specialist in England

Server Specialist
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 Specialist within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
South East +33 7 £41,500 -7.78% 1
London -3 7 £53,750 -2.27% 1
Midlands +28 3 £31,500 +14.55%
South West - 3 £42,500 - 1
North of England -5 2 £42,500 +30.77%
West Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 -
East Midlands +34 1 £28,000 +1.82%
Server Specialist
UK

Server Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Server Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Server Specialist in the job title.

1 14 (60.87%) Windows
1 14 (60.87%) VMware
2 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
5 7 (30.43%) Linux
5 7 (30.43%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (26.09%) Change Management
6 6 (26.09%) Finance
7 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
7 5 (21.74%) LAN
7 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (21.74%) Presales
8 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
8 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
8 4 (17.39%) DNS
9 3 (13.04%) WAN
9 3 (13.04%) SMTP
9 3 (13.04%) FTP
9 3 (13.04%) HTTP
9 3 (13.04%) HP
9 3 (13.04%) Dell
9 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (13.04%) ITIL
9 3 (13.04%) MCSA
9 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (13.04%) Migration

Server Specialist Skill Set
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 3 (13.04%) Skype for Business
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) JBoss
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) LAN
2 4 (17.39%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.04%) FTP
3 3 (13.04%) HTTP
3 3 (13.04%) Skype
3 3 (13.04%) SMTP
3 3 (13.04%) WAN
4 2 (8.70%) SAN
4 2 (8.70%) WLAN
5 1 (4.35%) DHCP
5 1 (4.35%) Firewall
5 1 (4.35%) NAS
5 1 (4.35%) SNMP
5 1 (4.35%) SSH
5 1 (4.35%) SSL
5 1 (4.35%) Telnet
5 1 (4.35%) VoIP
5 1 (4.35%) VPN
5 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Fintech
1 3 (13.04%) Public Cloud
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.70%) iSeries
3 1 (4.35%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (30.43%) Linux
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
7 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Customer Requirements
2 6 (26.09%) Change Management
3 5 (21.74%) Presales
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) B2B
5 2 (8.70%) B2B Sales
5 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Software Deployment
6 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
6 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Runbook
6 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.35%) C
2 1 (4.35%) RPG
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) MCSA
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) MCP
3 1 (4.35%) MCTS
3 1 (4.35%) RHCE
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.70%) Firmware
4 2 (8.70%) vSphere
5 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Ansible
1 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (13.04%) Puppet
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) VMware
2 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
4 3 (13.04%) Dell
4 3 (13.04%) Fujitsu
4 3 (13.04%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco
5 2 (8.70%) EMC
5 2 (8.70%) Juniper
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix
6 1 (4.35%) NetApp