Period
to 24 June 2021

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 24 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Server Building
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 835 793 968
Rank change year-on-year -42 +175 +23
Permanent jobs citing Server Building 119 58 144
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.072% 0.100%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.078% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 114 43 118
10th Percentile £30,125 £26,750 £23,700
25th Percentile £38,063 £33,875 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £42,750
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.26% -10.00%
75th Percentile £60,000 £72,500 £49,313
90th Percentile £81,250 £73,750 £68,395
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +3.53% -

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 97,863 74,370 133,034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.21% 92.36% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 67,509 59,854 105,708
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% -

Server Building
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Building in the UK

Server Building
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Server Building in the UK

Server Building
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Server Building over the 6 months to 24 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Server Building in the UK

Server Building
Top 14 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 24 June 2021. 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 -19 109 £50,000 +11.11% 18
UK excluding London -35 80 £46,000 +4.55% 14
London -39 35 £60,000 -2.44% 4
North of England -31 32 £46,000 +2.22% 3
North West -15 26 £52,250 +16.11% 2
South East -29 20 £52,250 +11.17% 3
Work from Home -207 11 £47,500 +46.15% 5
West Midlands -49 8 £27,000 -7.69% 1
Midlands -50 8 £27,000 -16.92% 2
South West - 8 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 6 £31,500 -
East of England -21 5 £41,500 +16.90% 4
Scotland -45 4 £52,250 +60.77%
Wales - 3 £35,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 June 2021, 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 80 (67.23%) Windows
2 54 (45.38%) VMware
3 51 (42.86%) Firewall
3 51 (42.86%) Azure
4 49 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 49 (41.18%) Active Directory
5 46 (38.66%) Windows Server
6 44 (36.97%) DevOps
7 42 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 41 (34.45%) Linux
9 35 (29.41%) Microsoft 365
9 35 (29.41%) PowerShell
10 32 (26.89%) Social Skills
11 31 (26.05%) SCCM
12 30 (25.21%) Hyper-V
13 29 (24.37%) AWS
14 27 (22.69%) Cisco
14 27 (22.69%) Infrastructure as Code
15 26 (21.85%) Ansible
16 24 (20.17%) VMware Infrastructure
17 23 (19.33%) Finance
17 23 (19.33%) Server Management
17 23 (19.33%) Public Cloud
18 22 (18.49%) SQL Server
19 21 (17.65%) Python
19 21 (17.65%) SAN
19 21 (17.65%) IaaS
19 21 (17.65%) Data Centre
20 20 (16.81%) Security Cleared
21 19 (15.97%) Configuration Management

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 19 (15.97%) IIS
2 11 (9.24%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (6.72%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 51 (42.86%) Azure
2 35 (29.41%) Microsoft 365
3 29 (24.37%) AWS
4 21 (17.65%) IaaS
5 13 (10.92%) PaaS
6 12 (10.08%) GitHub
7 5 (4.20%) Azure Data Factory
7 5 (4.20%) Azure Machine Learning
8 3 (2.52%) Cloudflare
9 2 (1.68%) Azure Storage
9 2 (1.68%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (42.86%) Firewall
2 21 (17.65%) SAN
3 18 (15.13%) TCP/IP
4 16 (13.45%) LAN
4 16 (13.45%) WAN
5 15 (12.61%) DNS
5 15 (12.61%) VoIP
6 13 (10.92%) DHCP
7 11 (9.24%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (5.04%) Network Security
8 6 (5.04%) VPN
9 5 (4.20%) NAS
10 4 (3.36%) SD-WAN
10 4 (3.36%) SNMP
11 3 (2.52%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.52%) NetScaler
11 3 (2.52%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (2.52%) Skype
12 2 (1.68%) Unified Communications
13 1 (0.84%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.20%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 12 (10.08%) GitLab
1 12 (10.08%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.68%) JIRA
3 2 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
General
1 32 (26.89%) Social Skills
2 23 (19.33%) Finance
3 19 (15.97%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (9.24%) Manufacturing
4 11 (9.24%) Telecoms
5 9 (7.56%) Public Sector
6 6 (5.04%) Electronics
7 5 (4.20%) Documentation Skills
7 5 (4.20%) Influencing Skills
7 5 (4.20%) Legal
7 5 (4.20%) Marketing
8 2 (1.68%) Retail
9 1 (0.84%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.84%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (21.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (17.65%) Cloud Engineer
3 17 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (13.45%) Administrator
5 15 (12.61%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (10.08%) IT Engineer
7 11 (9.24%) Azure Engineer
8 10 (8.40%) Senior DevOps
8 10 (8.40%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 10 (8.40%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (7.56%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (7.56%) Support Engineer
9 9 (7.56%) Windows Engineer
10 8 (6.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 8 (6.72%) Architect
10 8 (6.72%) IT Administrator
10 8 (6.72%) Server Engineer
11 7 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (5.88%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.04%) REST
2 5 (4.20%) PostGIS
3 3 (2.52%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (2.52%) Kafka
4 1 (0.84%) .NET
4 1 (0.84%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.84%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.84%) CSS
4 1 (0.84%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.84%) HTML
4 1 (0.84%) React
4 1 (0.84%) SOAP
4 1 (0.84%) Vue.js
4 1 (0.84%) Web Services
4 1 (0.84%) XML
4 1 (0.84%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.33%) Public Cloud
2 21 (17.65%) Data Centre
3 11 (9.24%) Clustering
4 5 (4.20%) Cloud Native
4 5 (4.20%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.36%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.52%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.68%) EPoS
7 2 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.68%) Replication
7 2 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.84%) LIMS
8 1 (0.84%) PKI
8 1 (0.84%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 80 (67.23%) Windows
2 46 (38.66%) Windows Server
3 41 (34.45%) Linux
4 16 (13.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (10.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (8.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (7.56%) Windows Server 2019
8 7 (5.88%) Windows Server 2016
9 6 (5.04%) Windows 10
10 5 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (3.36%) CentOS
12 2 (1.68%) Solaris
13 1 (0.84%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (36.97%) DevOps
2 42 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 27 (22.69%) Infrastructure as Code
4 23 (19.33%) Server Management
5 19 (15.97%) Configuration Management
6 14 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (10.08%) Manual Testing
7 12 (10.08%) Open Source
7 12 (10.08%) Storage Management
7 12 (10.08%) Test Automation
8 11 (9.24%) Change Control
8 11 (9.24%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (9.24%) Migration
8 11 (9.24%) TDD
9 10 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (8.40%) ITIL
9 10 (8.40%) Patch Management
10 9 (7.56%) SIEM
11 8 (6.72%) GAP Analysis
11 8 (6.72%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 21 (17.65%) Python
3 14 (11.76%) Bash Shell
3 14 (11.76%) Perl
4 12 (10.08%) PHP
5 11 (9.24%) SQL
6 4 (3.36%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.84%) C#
8 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (16.81%) Security Cleared
2 18 (15.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (15.13%) SC Cleared
3 17 (14.29%) MCSE
4 8 (6.72%) MCSA
5 7 (5.88%) MCITP
5 7 (5.88%) MCP
6 6 (5.04%) MCTS
7 4 (3.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.68%) Degree
9 1 (0.84%) CCA
9 1 (0.84%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.84%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.84%) HNC
9 1 (0.84%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) PMO
System Software
1 49 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 30 (25.21%) Hyper-V
3 24 (20.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (10.08%) Docker
5 8 (6.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 7 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (5.04%) VMware Server
8 5 (4.20%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (2.52%) pfSense
10 2 (1.68%) vSphere
10 2 (1.68%) XenApp
11 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.84%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 31 (26.05%) SCCM
2 26 (21.85%) Ansible
3 18 (15.13%) Terraform
4 15 (12.61%) Kubernetes
5 14 (11.76%) WSUS
6 10 (8.40%) Microsoft Clustering
7 9 (7.56%) Puppet
8 8 (6.72%) McAfee ePO
8 8 (6.72%) NetBackup
9 7 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (5.04%) HP Data Protector
10 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 6 (5.04%) SCOM
11 3 (2.52%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 3 (2.52%) Data Guard
11 3 (2.52%) PowerCLI
11 3 (2.52%) Red Hat Satellite
12 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 54 (45.38%) VMware
2 49 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 27 (22.69%) Cisco
4 18 (15.13%) HP
5 15 (12.61%) Citrix
6 10 (8.40%) Veeam
7 9 (7.56%) Symantec
7 9 (7.56%) Veritas
8 8 (6.72%) Lumension
8 8 (6.72%) McAfee
8 8 (6.72%) SonicWALL
9 7 (5.88%) Red Hat
10 6 (5.04%) Juniper
10 6 (5.04%) NetApp
10 6 (5.04%) Nimble Storage
10 6 (5.04%) Oracle
10 6 (5.04%) Siemens
11 5 (4.20%) Databricks
11 5 (4.20%) DataCore
11 5 (4.20%) SAP