Period
to 19 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 19 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Server Management
England > South East
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 416 435 448
Rank change year-on-year +19 +13 -14
Permanent jobs citing Server Management 63 87 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.32% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.35% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 35 81 90
South East median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +23.53% -10.05%
10th Percentile £30,750 £35,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £76,400 £68,000 £75,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 20,591 24,625 28,444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.29% 91.72% 90.38%
Number of salaries quoted 16,602 20,124 23,538
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,025 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Server Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Server Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Server Management in the South East

Server Management
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Server Management in the South East

Server Management
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Server Management in the South East over the 6 months to 19 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Server Management in the South East

Server Management
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Management within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 February 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
Thames Valley +58 33 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Berkshire +47 32 £63,702 +69.87% 9
Surrey +27 13 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Kent +9 8 £31,500 -61.82% 1
Hampshire +1 6 £38,750 +3.33% 4
East Sussex +1 2 £46,250 -22.92% 8
Oxfordshire +14 1 £45,000 -25.62% 2
West Sussex -1 1 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Server Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 South East region with a requirement for Server Management.

1 48 (76.19%) Windows
2 42 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 41 (65.08%) Microsoft
4 40 (63.49%) Windows Server
5 36 (57.14%) SCCM
5 36 (57.14%) Hyper-V
6 32 (50.79%) DNS
7 31 (49.21%) DHCP
8 29 (46.03%) Data Centre
9 28 (44.44%) VMware
10 26 (41.27%) WSUS
11 24 (38.10%) Azure
12 23 (36.51%) Storage Management
12 23 (36.51%) SCOM
12 23 (36.51%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (36.51%) HP
13 20 (31.75%) PowerShell
14 18 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (28.57%) Security Cleared
14 18 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
14 18 (28.57%) Citrix
15 17 (26.98%) EMC
15 17 (26.98%) SQL
16 16 (25.40%) SQL Server
16 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2003
16 16 (25.40%) Symantec
16 16 (25.40%) NetBackup
16 16 (25.40%) Validation
16 16 (25.40%) DV Cleared
16 16 (25.40%) SCVMM

Server Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (14.29%) IIS
2 8 (12.70%) MS Exchange
3 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Sage X3
2 1 (1.59%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 24 (38.10%) Azure
2 15 (23.81%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (19.05%) Office 365
4 6 (9.52%) AWS
5 5 (7.94%) G Suite
5 5 (7.94%) IaaS
6 4 (6.35%) GCP
6 4 (6.35%) PaaS
7 2 (3.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (3.17%) Mimecast
8 1 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.59%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.59%) SaaS
8 1 (1.59%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 32 (50.79%) DNS
2 31 (49.21%) DHCP
3 15 (23.81%) iSCSI
3 15 (23.81%) NAS
4 12 (19.05%) SAN
5 11 (17.46%) Wireless
6 10 (15.87%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (9.52%) VoIP
8 5 (7.94%) Ethernet
8 5 (7.94%) FTP
8 5 (7.94%) SMTP
8 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
8 5 (7.94%) Telnet
8 5 (7.94%) VPN
9 4 (6.35%) Firewall
10 3 (4.76%) LAN
10 3 (4.76%) WAN
11 2 (3.17%) Network Security
11 2 (3.17%) VLAN
11 2 (3.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.40%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) Informix
3 3 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.17%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.17%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.59%) Power BI
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.59%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (15.87%) Games
2 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.35%) Retail
4 3 (4.76%) Public Sector
5 2 (3.17%) Finance
6 1 (1.59%) Back Office
6 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Server Engineer
2 13 (20.63%) IT Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) IT Manager
5 7 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Support
7 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Support Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 29 (46.03%) Data Centre
2 13 (20.63%) Hybrid Cloud
3 11 (17.46%) Clustering
4 10 (15.87%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (15.87%) Private Cloud
4 10 (15.87%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (7.94%) Social Network
6 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
7 3 (4.76%) NHS
8 1 (1.59%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 48 (76.19%) Windows
2 40 (63.49%) Windows Server
3 18 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (15.87%) Linux
6 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.76%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.17%) VMS
9 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) Storage Management
2 18 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (25.40%) Performance Monitoring
3 16 (25.40%) Proactive Management
3 16 (25.40%) Validation
4 13 (20.63%) Security Patching
5 12 (19.05%) Virtual Environments
6 11 (17.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 10 (15.87%) Break/Fix
7 10 (15.87%) Decision-Making
7 10 (15.87%) Security Management
8 8 (12.70%) Migration
9 5 (7.94%) DevOps
9 5 (7.94%) Security Auditing
10 4 (6.35%) ERP
10 4 (6.35%) Line Management
10 4 (6.35%) Supplier Management
11 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (4.76%) ITIL
11 3 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.75%) PowerShell
2 17 (26.98%) SQL
3 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 16 (25.40%) DV Cleared
3 5 (7.94%) MCP
3 5 (7.94%) MCSA
3 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.17%) CCNA
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.59%) NCSC
System Software
1 42 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 36 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 23 (36.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (19.05%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (15.87%) Firmware
6 5 (7.94%) Terminal Services
7 4 (6.35%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (3.17%) Docker
10 1 (1.59%) XenApp
10 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (57.14%) SCCM
2 26 (41.27%) WSUS
3 23 (36.51%) SCOM
4 16 (25.40%) EMC NetWorker
4 16 (25.40%) NetBackup
4 16 (25.40%) SCVMM
5 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (4.76%) vCenter Server
8 2 (3.17%) BladeLogic
8 2 (3.17%) Kubernetes
8 2 (3.17%) Terraform
9 1 (1.59%) SCOrch
9 1 (1.59%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 41 (65.08%) Microsoft
2 28 (44.44%) VMware
3 23 (36.51%) HP
4 18 (28.57%) Citrix
5 17 (26.98%) EMC
6 16 (25.40%) Symantec
7 13 (20.63%) Cisco
8 10 (15.87%) Arista
8 10 (15.87%) Brocade
8 10 (15.87%) Emulex
9 5 (7.94%) Spiceworks
10 4 (6.35%) Sage
11 2 (3.17%) BMC
11 2 (3.17%) Dell
11 2 (3.17%) Veeam
12 1 (1.59%) Juniper
12 1 (1.59%) NetApp
12 1 (1.59%) Nimble Storage
12 1 (1.59%) Nimsoft
12 1 (1.59%) Sophos