Period
to 18 December 2017

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 18 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Server Building
UK
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 948 849 944
Rank change year-on-year -99 +95 -250
Permanent jobs citing Server Building 242 371 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 208 313 324
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +13.92%
10th Percentile £31,025 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £64,900 £64,700
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.50% -11.11% +18.42%

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 161113 164519 190756
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.93% 89.48% 88.91%
Number of salaries quoted 127955 136397 157836
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 18 December 2017.

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 18 December 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
England -90 240 £50,000 +11.11% 21
UK excluding London -42 140 £47,000 +17.50% 15
London -58 101 £53,000 +0.95% 6
East of England +27 61 £51,250 +28.13% 6
South East +33 56 £47,000 -4.08% 3
North of England -15 19 £28,000 -24.32% 6
North West -8 11 £28,000 +3.70% 6
Yorkshire -9 8 £33,750 -8.78%
Midlands -5 6 £42,500 +19.72%
East Midlands -2 4 £38,750 +7.64%
West Midlands -2 2 £42,500 +21.43%
South West -3 1 £45,000 +3.45%
Scotland -26 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, IT jobs citing Server Building also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Server Building.

1 125 (51.65%) Windows
2 119 (49.17%) VMware
3 109 (45.04%) Microsoft
4 99 (40.91%) Linux
5 93 (38.43%) Active Directory
6 91 (37.60%) Windows Server
7 89 (36.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 73 (30.17%) Microsoft Azure
9 68 (28.10%) Firewall
10 65 (26.86%) PowerShell
11 56 (23.14%) Cisco
12 51 (21.07%) MS Exchange
13 50 (20.66%) Puppet
14 48 (19.83%) Bash Shell
14 48 (19.83%) DNS
15 47 (19.42%) Amazon AWS
16 46 (19.01%) Python
17 44 (18.18%) SCCM
18 43 (17.77%) Docker
18 43 (17.77%) SQL
18 43 (17.77%) Microsoft Certification
19 41 (16.94%) Windows Server 2012
19 41 (16.94%) Windows Server 2008
19 41 (16.94%) Hyper-V
20 40 (16.53%) Unix
21 39 (16.12%) Disaster Recovery
22 38 (15.70%) Finance
23 36 (14.88%) SQL Server
23 36 (14.88%) HP
23 36 (14.88%) Citrix

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 51 (21.07%) MS Exchange
2 24 (9.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (9.50%) IIS
4 18 (7.44%) OpenStack
4 18 (7.44%) SharePoint
5 16 (6.61%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.24%) JBoss
8 2 (0.83%) Apache
8 2 (0.83%) Confluence
8 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.41%) nginx
9 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.65%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 73 (30.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (19.42%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (10.33%) IaaS
4 22 (9.09%) PaaS
5 17 (7.02%) Office 365
6 16 (6.61%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (4.13%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (3.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 8 (3.31%) Google App Engine
8 8 (3.31%) Google Compute Engine
9 5 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.65%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (1.65%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (1.24%) SaaS
12 2 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.83%) Amazon Glacier
12 2 (0.83%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.83%) AWS CloudTrail
12 2 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 68 (28.10%) Firewall
2 48 (19.83%) DNS
3 33 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 33 (13.64%) WAN
4 31 (12.81%) SAN
5 23 (9.50%) VPN
6 20 (8.26%) LAN
7 17 (7.02%) VoIP
8 16 (6.61%) DHCP
9 14 (5.79%) Remote Desktop
9 14 (5.79%) SSL
10 13 (5.37%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (4.55%) Cisco PIX
11 11 (4.55%) DSL
11 11 (4.55%) Ethernet
11 11 (4.55%) MPLS
12 9 (3.72%) NAS
12 9 (3.72%) VLAN
13 8 (3.31%) Network Security
14 4 (1.65%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.88%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.74%) MySQL
3 18 (7.44%) Oracle Database
4 12 (4.96%) RDBMS
4 12 (4.96%) Relational Database
5 10 (4.13%) Amazon RDS
5 10 (4.13%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (4.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (4.13%) Oracle Database 12c
5 10 (4.13%) Oracle Exadata
6 6 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.24%) InterBase
7 3 (1.24%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.83%) Big Data
8 2 (0.83%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.83%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.41%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (7.44%) Visual Studio
2 12 (4.96%) Maven
3 10 (4.13%) Oracle APEX
3 10 (4.13%) Subversion
4 8 (3.31%) MSI
5 6 (2.48%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.65%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.24%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.83%) GitLab
8 2 (0.83%) JIRA
9 1 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.41%) Vagrant
General
1 38 (15.70%) Finance
2 13 (5.37%) Retail
3 11 (4.55%) Banking
4 10 (4.13%) Automotive
4 10 (4.13%) Publishing
5 7 (2.89%) Law
6 6 (2.48%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.83%) Advertising
7 2 (0.83%) Electronics
7 2 (0.83%) Games
8 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Legal
8 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (14.46%) Administrator
2 32 (13.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (13.22%) Systems Administrator
3 27 (11.16%) Consultant
4 20 (8.26%) Support Engineer
5 19 (7.85%) Systems Engineer
6 18 (7.44%) Azure Engineer
7 17 (7.02%) Linux Administrator
7 17 (7.02%) Linux Engineer
8 16 (6.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 16 (6.61%) Windows Engineer
9 15 (6.20%) Analyst
9 15 (6.20%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 15 (6.20%) Server Engineer
9 15 (6.20%) VMware Engineer
10 14 (5.79%) IT Engineer
11 13 (5.37%) IT Consultant
12 12 (4.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 12 (4.96%) IT Support
12 12 (4.96%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.79%) Web Services
2 13 (5.37%) LAMP
3 12 (4.96%) Kafka
3 12 (4.96%) RabbitMQ
3 12 (4.96%) REST
3 12 (4.96%) Spring
4 10 (4.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (0.83%) .NET
5 2 (0.83%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (0.83%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (0.83%) YAML
6 1 (0.41%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.41%) COM
6 1 (0.41%) HTML
6 1 (0.41%) JSON
6 1 (0.41%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.41%) SOAP
6 1 (0.41%) WPF
6 1 (0.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 27 (11.16%) Replication
3 26 (10.74%) Public Cloud
4 20 (8.26%) Computer Science
5 17 (7.02%) Clustering
6 12 (4.96%) Mobile App
7 11 (4.55%) Fintech
8 8 (3.31%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.48%) Enterprise Storage
9 6 (2.48%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.65%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.24%) PKI
12 2 (0.83%) HP Storage
12 2 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.83%) iPad
13 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.41%) Greenfield Project
13 1 (0.41%) Linux Command Line
13 1 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 125 (51.65%) Windows
2 99 (40.91%) Linux
3 91 (37.60%) Windows Server
4 41 (16.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (16.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (16.53%) Unix
6 29 (11.98%) Debian
6 29 (11.98%) Ubuntu
7 19 (7.85%) CoreOS
8 17 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (5.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (5.37%) Windows 10
11 11 (4.55%) CentOS
12 10 (4.13%) AIX
12 10 (4.13%) Solaris
13 4 (1.65%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.65%) VMS
14 2 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (16.12%) Disaster Recovery
2 36 (14.88%) DevOps
3 32 (13.22%) Performance Tuning
4 31 (12.81%) Configuration Management
5 30 (12.40%) Software Engineering
6 25 (10.33%) Migration
7 23 (9.50%) High Availability
8 22 (9.09%) Change Management
8 22 (9.09%) Software Deployment
9 20 (8.26%) ITIL
9 20 (8.26%) Open Source
10 19 (7.85%) Problem Management
11 18 (7.44%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (7.44%) Server Virtualisation
12 17 (7.02%) Mathematics
13 16 (6.61%) Information Security
13 16 (6.61%) Physics
13 16 (6.61%) Prototyping
14 15 (6.20%) Load Balancing
14 15 (6.20%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 65 (26.86%) PowerShell
2 48 (19.83%) Bash Shell
3 46 (19.01%) Python
4 43 (17.77%) SQL
5 30 (12.40%) Perl
6 22 (9.09%) Java
7 21 (8.68%) PHP
8 10 (4.13%) Korn
8 10 (4.13%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.89%) VBScript
10 6 (2.48%) C#
11 5 (2.07%) Ruby
12 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (17.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (11.98%) Degree
3 26 (10.74%) MCSE
4 22 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 17 (7.02%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (6.20%) MCSD
7 14 (5.79%) MCP
8 11 (4.55%) CCIE
8 11 (4.55%) CCNA
8 11 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (4.55%) MCITP
8 11 (4.55%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.24%) MCSA
10 2 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.83%) RHCT
11 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.96%) SLA
2 2 (0.83%) Government Security Classifications
2 2 (0.83%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.83%) QA
2 2 (0.83%) SSAE 16
3 1 (0.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 93 (38.43%) Active Directory
2 89 (36.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (17.77%) Docker
4 41 (16.94%) Hyper-V
5 25 (10.33%) vSphere
6 21 (8.68%) XenApp
7 18 (7.44%) Ceph
8 16 (6.61%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (6.20%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (5.37%) Terminal Services
11 11 (4.55%) iptables
12 10 (4.13%) Oracle RAC
12 10 (4.13%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (1.65%) BitLocker
13 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (1.65%) XenServer
14 3 (1.24%) Firmware
14 3 (1.24%) vCloud
15 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 50 (20.66%) Puppet
2 44 (18.18%) SCCM
3 31 (12.81%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (12.40%) Kubernetes
5 23 (9.50%) Backup Exec
6 18 (7.44%) vCenter Server
7 14 (5.79%) Ansible
8 12 (4.96%) Red Hat Satellite
9 11 (4.55%) SCOM
10 10 (4.13%) Data Guard
10 10 (4.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 10 (4.13%) Oracle RMAN
11 7 (2.89%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (2.48%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 4 (1.65%) WSUS
14 3 (1.24%) Malwarebytes
14 3 (1.24%) Nagios
14 3 (1.24%) PowerCLI
15 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
15 2 (0.83%) vRealize
Vendors
1 119 (49.17%) VMware
2 109 (45.04%) Microsoft
3 56 (23.14%) Cisco
4 36 (14.88%) Citrix
4 36 (14.88%) HP
5 30 (12.40%) NetApp
6 25 (10.33%) Red Hat
7 20 (8.26%) Oracle
8 19 (7.85%) Dell
9 17 (7.02%) Veeam
10 14 (5.79%) Google
10 14 (5.79%) IBM
10 14 (5.79%) Juniper
10 14 (5.79%) Symantec
11 12 (4.96%) Veritas
12 11 (4.55%) Draytek
12 11 (4.55%) ProCurve
12 11 (4.55%) SonicWALL
12 11 (4.55%) WatchGuard
12 11 (4.55%) ZyXEL