Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Server Building skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Server Building over the 6 months to 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Server Building
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 930 983 899
Rank change year-on-year +53 -84 -5
Permanent jobs citing Server Building 237 205 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.13% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 194 196 310
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,900 £31,250 £29,825
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £47,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year -9.57% +11.24% +0.60%

Server Building 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 152,455 161,761 176,787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.03% 91.55% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 121,351 127,721 147,508
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

Server Building
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Server Building as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Server Building in the UK

Server Building
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Server Building in the UK

Server Building
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Server Building over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Server Building in the UK

Server Building
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Building within the UK over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. 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
England +68 232 £50,000 +6.38% 40
UK excluding London +38 128 £42,500 -9.57% 26
London +79 107 £60,000 - 15
North of England +73 59 £47,500 +90.00% 5
North West +59 41 £47,500 +15.15% 3
South East -36 24 £37,500 -20.21% 9
East of England -15 19 £57,500 +22.34% 2
Yorkshire +36 18 £20,000 -15.79% 1
Midlands +35 15 £32,000 -0.78% 3
East Midlands +4 10 £36,000 +33.33% 1
South West -7 8 £27,000 -23.65% 6
West Midlands +22 5 £25,500 -32.00% 2
Northern Ireland - 3 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT jobs citing Server Building 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 with a requirement for Server Building.

1 115 (48.52%) Windows
2 112 (47.26%) Microsoft
3 95 (40.08%) VMware
4 92 (38.82%) Active Directory
5 85 (35.86%) Windows Server
6 75 (31.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 63 (26.58%) SQL Server
8 62 (26.16%) Linux
9 61 (25.74%) Microsoft Azure
10 60 (25.32%) ITIL
11 59 (24.89%) SQL
12 54 (22.78%) PowerShell
13 50 (21.10%) Degree
13 50 (21.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 45 (18.99%) SAN
15 43 (18.14%) Performance Tuning
16 42 (17.72%) DNS
17 41 (17.30%) Finance
18 40 (16.88%) Office 365
19 39 (16.46%) Amazon AWS
19 39 (16.46%) Microsoft Certification
20 37 (15.61%) Citrix
20 37 (15.61%) Data Centre
21 36 (15.19%) Relational Database
22 34 (14.35%) SCCM
23 32 (13.50%) MS Exchange
23 32 (13.50%) T-SQL
23 32 (13.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 32 (13.50%) IT Strategy
24 31 (13.08%) Tech Ops

Server Building
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 32 (13.50%) MS Exchange
2 14 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (4.64%) Tomcat
4 10 (4.22%) Apache
5 9 (3.80%) JBoss
6 6 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (2.11%) OpenStack
7 5 (2.11%) Site Server
8 4 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.69%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.42%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (6.75%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 61 (25.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (16.88%) Office 365
3 39 (16.46%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (10.97%) IaaS
5 13 (5.49%) PaaS
6 10 (4.22%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (2.95%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (2.95%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (2.53%) SaaS
9 5 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (2.11%) Mimecast
10 4 (1.69%) OpenShift
10 4 (1.69%) Serverless
11 3 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (1.27%) Amazon Glacier
11 3 (1.27%) Amazon S3
11 3 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (1.27%) AWS CloudTrail
11 3 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 45 (18.99%) SAN
2 42 (17.72%) DNS
3 31 (13.08%) Firewall
4 30 (12.66%) DHCP
5 21 (8.86%) VLAN
6 20 (8.44%) VPN
7 16 (6.75%) WAN
8 15 (6.33%) NAS
9 14 (5.91%) TCP/IP
10 9 (3.80%) HTTP
10 9 (3.80%) LAN
11 7 (2.95%) SNMP
12 6 (2.53%) Internet
13 5 (2.11%) Wireless
13 5 (2.11%) WLAN
14 4 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
14 4 (1.69%) PBX
15 3 (1.27%) NetScaler
16 2 (0.84%) Remote Desktop
16 2 (0.84%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (26.58%) SQL Server
2 36 (15.19%) Relational Database
3 32 (13.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (13.08%) MongoDB
4 31 (13.08%) NoSQL
5 25 (10.55%) OLTP
5 25 (10.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (10.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 25 (10.55%) SQL Server 2014
6 16 (6.75%) Oracle Database
7 11 (4.64%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.95%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.53%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (2.11%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.27%) MySQL
11 3 (1.27%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (0.84%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (2.95%) JIRA
2 6 (2.53%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.69%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (1.27%) Subversion
4 3 (1.27%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.84%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.84%) Maven
5 2 (0.84%) MSI
6 1 (0.42%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.42%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.42%) GitLab
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 41 (17.30%) Finance
2 13 (5.49%) Legal
3 12 (5.06%) Law
4 11 (4.64%) Banking
5 7 (2.95%) Retail
6 6 (2.53%) German Language
6 6 (2.53%) Spanish Language
7 5 (2.11%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.69%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.27%) Advertising
9 3 (1.27%) Automotive
9 3 (1.27%) Publishing
10 2 (0.84%) Back Office
10 2 (0.84%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.84%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.42%) Billing
11 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 46 (19.41%) Administrator
2 44 (18.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 34 (14.35%) DBA
4 29 (12.24%) SQL DBA
5 27 (11.39%) Support Engineer
6 24 (10.13%) Systems Engineer
7 21 (8.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 21 (8.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (8.86%) VMware Engineer
8 18 (7.59%) Systems Administrator
9 17 (7.17%) IT Engineer
9 17 (7.17%) IT Support
9 17 (7.17%) Wintel Engineer
10 14 (5.91%) IT Support Engineer
11 13 (5.49%) Architect
12 12 (5.06%) 3rd Line Support
12 12 (5.06%) Linux Administrator
12 12 (5.06%) Wintel Systems Engineer
13 11 (4.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 10 (4.22%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.38%) Web Services
2 7 (2.95%) .NET
3 5 (2.11%) HTML
3 5 (2.11%) JSON
3 5 (2.11%) XML
4 4 (1.69%) RESTful
5 3 (1.27%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (1.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (1.27%) YAML
6 2 (0.84%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.84%) Kafka
6 2 (0.84%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.84%) Spring
6 2 (0.84%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.42%) CGI
7 1 (0.42%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.61%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.91%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.91%) Public Cloud
4 12 (5.06%) Clustering
4 12 (5.06%) Enterprise Storage
4 12 (5.06%) Fintech
5 11 (4.64%) Hedge funds
6 10 (4.22%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.80%) Replication
8 8 (3.38%) PKI
9 6 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (2.53%) Tandem
10 4 (1.69%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.27%) LPAR
12 2 (0.84%) Derivative
12 2 (0.84%) Equities
12 2 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.84%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 115 (48.52%) Windows
2 85 (35.86%) Windows Server
3 62 (26.16%) Linux
4 26 (10.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (5.49%) Windows 10
7 12 (5.06%) SUSE
7 12 (5.06%) Unix
8 9 (3.80%) VMS
8 9 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.53%) Solaris
9 6 (2.53%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.53%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.11%) CentOS
10 5 (2.11%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.27%) AIX
11 3 (1.27%) Android
11 3 (1.27%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (25.32%) ITIL
2 50 (21.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 43 (18.14%) Performance Tuning
4 32 (13.50%) IT Strategy
5 31 (13.08%) Tech Ops
6 21 (8.86%) Configuration Management
6 21 (8.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 20 (8.44%) DevOps
8 17 (7.17%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (5.91%) Server Management
10 11 (4.64%) High Availability
10 11 (4.64%) Migration
11 10 (4.22%) Line Management
11 10 (4.22%) Performance Monitoring
11 10 (4.22%) Presales
11 10 (4.22%) Service Delivery
11 10 (4.22%) Software Deployment
12 9 (3.80%) Security Patching
12 9 (3.80%) Server Hardening
12 9 (3.80%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 59 (24.89%) SQL
2 54 (22.78%) PowerShell
3 32 (13.50%) T-SQL
4 20 (8.44%) Python
5 15 (6.33%) Java
6 13 (5.49%) Perl
7 12 (5.06%) Shell Script
8 11 (4.64%) Bash Shell
9 6 (2.53%) VBScript
10 5 (2.11%) PHP
11 4 (1.69%) C#
11 4 (1.69%) Korn
12 3 (1.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (21.10%) Degree
2 39 (16.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (7.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (3.80%) RHCE
4 9 (3.80%) RHCSA
5 8 (3.38%) MCSE
6 7 (2.95%) MCSA
7 5 (2.11%) EMCISA
7 5 (2.11%) EMCSA
7 5 (2.11%) HNC
7 5 (2.11%) VCP5
8 4 (1.69%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (1.27%) LPIC
10 2 (0.84%) MCP
10 2 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.84%) RHCT
10 2 (0.84%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.84%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.42%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.64%) SLA
2 4 (1.69%) COBIT
2 4 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.84%) GDPR
3 2 (0.84%) PMO
3 2 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 92 (38.82%) Active Directory
2 75 (31.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (13.08%) Hyper-V
4 23 (9.70%) VMware ESXi
4 23 (9.70%) vSphere
5 11 (4.64%) XenApp
6 10 (4.22%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (3.80%) Gluster
7 9 (3.80%) GlusterFS
8 8 (3.38%) Firmware
9 6 (2.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (2.53%) Terminal Services
9 6 (2.53%) vCloud
9 6 (2.53%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (2.53%) VMware NSX
9 6 (2.53%) VMware Server
10 5 (2.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (1.69%) RHEV
11 4 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 34 (14.35%) SCCM
2 28 (11.81%) SCOM
3 24 (10.13%) Ansible
4 21 (8.86%) Puppet
4 21 (8.86%) vCenter Server
5 15 (6.33%) vRealize
6 10 (4.22%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (3.80%) Nagios
8 8 (3.38%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (2.95%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (2.53%) Backup Exec
10 6 (2.53%) SCVMM
11 5 (2.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 5 (2.11%) WSUS
12 4 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (1.27%) Data Guard
13 3 (1.27%) EMC NetWorker
13 3 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 3 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
13 3 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 112 (47.26%) Microsoft
2 95 (40.08%) VMware
3 37 (15.61%) Citrix
4 18 (7.59%) Red Hat
5 17 (7.17%) EMC
5 17 (7.17%) Oracle
6 13 (5.49%) Cisco
7 9 (3.80%) HP
7 9 (3.80%) Sun
7 9 (3.80%) Symantec
8 8 (3.38%) SolarWinds
9 7 (2.95%) Dell
9 7 (2.95%) NetApp
10 6 (2.53%) CA
10 6 (2.53%) McAfee
10 6 (2.53%) Remedy
11 5 (2.11%) Acronis
11 5 (2.11%) arcserve
11 5 (2.11%) Proofpoint
11 5 (2.11%) Sophos