Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Server Building
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 896 957 881
Rank change year-on-year +61 -76 +54
Permanent jobs citing Server Building 243 242 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.15% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 205 208 311
UK median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £30,350 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.45% +17.50% -11.11%

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 146,062 164,850 169,980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.57% 91.90% 91.27%
Number of salaries quoted 115,602 130,935 141,046
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,650 £28,250 £27,613
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +80 239 £49,000 -2.00% 25
UK excluding London +99 151 £43,500 -7.45% 21
London +50 89 £60,000 +11.11% 4
North of England +73 67 £40,000 +42.86% 6
North West +60 45 £47,500 +69.64% 3
East of England +10 34 £60,000 +20.00% 1
South East -9 29 £39,500 -15.96% 11
Yorkshire +52 22 £20,000 -20.00% 2
Midlands +42 11 £32,000 -1.54% 2
South West +37 9 £27,250 -39.44% 1
East Midlands +23 7 £32,000 -1.54% 1
West Midlands +28 4 £25,000 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 130 (53.50%) Microsoft
2 127 (52.26%) Windows
3 118 (48.56%) VMware
4 114 (46.91%) Active Directory
5 90 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 78 (32.10%) Windows Server
7 71 (29.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 68 (27.98%) Office 365
9 66 (27.16%) ITIL
10 65 (26.75%) PowerShell
11 64 (26.34%) Linux
12 58 (23.87%) DNS
13 55 (22.63%) Firewall
14 54 (22.22%) SQL
14 54 (22.22%) SQL Server
15 53 (21.81%) Citrix
16 51 (20.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 49 (20.16%) Microsoft Certification
18 46 (18.93%) Degree
19 45 (18.52%) MS Exchange
20 44 (18.11%) Finance
21 43 (17.70%) Amazon AWS
22 40 (16.46%) SCCM
23 38 (15.64%) SAN
24 35 (14.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 34 (13.99%) DHCP
26 32 (13.17%) Data Centre
27 31 (12.76%) Python
28 29 (11.93%) Disaster Recovery
28 29 (11.93%) Hyper-V

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 45 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 16 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (5.35%) Tomcat
4 12 (4.94%) Apache
4 12 (4.94%) JBoss
5 10 (4.12%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (4.12%) IIS
5 10 (4.12%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.88%) CMS
6 7 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.06%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.65%) Site Server
9 4 (1.65%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.82%) nginx
11 1 (0.41%) LiveLink
11 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.41%) PTC Creo
2 1 (0.41%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (2.88%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.82%) Magento
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 71 (29.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (27.98%) Office 365
3 43 (17.70%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (7.00%) IaaS
5 15 (6.17%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (4.12%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 9 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (3.70%) Amazon Glacier
7 9 (3.70%) Amazon S3
7 9 (3.70%) Amazon SQS
7 9 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (3.70%) AWS CloudTrail
7 9 (3.70%) Mimecast
7 9 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 8 (3.29%) PaaS
9 4 (1.65%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.82%) GitHub
10 2 (0.82%) SaaS
11 1 (0.41%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 58 (23.87%) DNS
2 55 (22.63%) Firewall
3 38 (15.64%) SAN
4 34 (13.99%) DHCP
5 25 (10.29%) TCP/IP
6 22 (9.05%) VPN
7 20 (8.23%) NAS
8 15 (6.17%) MPLS
9 13 (5.35%) IP Telephony
9 13 (5.35%) WAN
10 12 (4.94%) HTTP
11 11 (4.53%) LAN
12 10 (4.12%) VLAN
12 10 (4.12%) Wireless
13 9 (3.70%) Internet
14 8 (3.29%) PBX
15 7 (2.88%) Intranet
15 7 (2.88%) Structured Cabling
16 6 (2.47%) WLAN
17 5 (2.06%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 35 (14.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (11.52%) Relational Database
4 27 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 27 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 25 (10.29%) OLTP
5 25 (10.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (10.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 25 (10.29%) SQL Server 2014
6 13 (5.35%) Oracle Database
7 12 (4.94%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.06%) MySQL
11 3 (1.23%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (3.29%) Jenkins
1 8 (3.29%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.47%) JIRA
3 2 (0.82%) Artifactory
3 2 (0.82%) Maven
3 2 (0.82%) MSI
3 2 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (0.82%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.41%) GitLab
4 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 44 (18.11%) Finance
2 9 (3.70%) Legal
3 8 (3.29%) Advertising
4 7 (2.88%) Banking
4 7 (2.88%) Law
4 7 (2.88%) Retail
5 5 (2.06%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.65%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (19.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 46 (18.93%) Administrator
3 27 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 25 (10.29%) DBA
5 24 (9.88%) SQL DBA
6 23 (9.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 22 (9.05%) IT Support
7 22 (9.05%) Systems Engineer
8 21 (8.64%) Systems Administrator
9 20 (8.23%) IT Engineer
10 17 (7.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 16 (6.58%) Analyst
11 16 (6.58%) Architect
11 16 (6.58%) Wintel Engineer
12 14 (5.76%) IT Support Engineer
12 14 (5.76%) Linux Administrator
12 14 (5.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 14 (5.76%) VMware Engineer
13 12 (4.94%) Project Engineer
14 11 (4.53%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.53%) HTML
1 11 (4.53%) XML
2 10 (4.12%) Web Services
3 8 (3.29%) .NET
3 8 (3.29%) ActiveMQ
3 8 (3.29%) YAML
4 4 (1.65%) JSON
5 3 (1.23%) LDAP
5 3 (1.23%) WPF
6 2 (0.82%) ADSI
6 2 (0.82%) Kafka
6 2 (0.82%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (0.82%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.82%) Spring
6 2 (0.82%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.41%) CGI
7 1 (0.41%) PHP-FPM
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.17%) Data Centre
2 20 (8.23%) Public Cloud
3 19 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.35%) Enterprise Storage
4 13 (5.35%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (4.53%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.70%) PKI
6 9 (3.70%) Replication
7 7 (2.88%) Clustering
7 7 (2.88%) Hedge funds
8 6 (2.47%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.65%) Fintech
9 4 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.65%) LPAR
10 3 (1.23%) Life Science
11 2 (0.82%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.82%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.82%) Tandem
12 1 (0.41%) Cyberattack
12 1 (0.41%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 127 (52.26%) Windows
2 78 (32.10%) Windows Server
3 64 (26.34%) Linux
4 28 (11.52%) Windows 10
5 26 (10.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (7.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (6.58%) SUSE
9 13 (5.35%) Windows 7
10 9 (3.70%) Windows XP
11 8 (3.29%) Ubuntu
11 8 (3.29%) Unix
11 8 (3.29%) Windows 8
11 8 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (2.88%) CentOS
12 7 (2.88%) Mac OS
13 6 (2.47%) Android
14 5 (2.06%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.65%) AIX
15 4 (1.65%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (27.16%) ITIL
2 51 (20.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 29 (11.93%) Disaster Recovery
3 29 (11.93%) Tech Ops
4 28 (11.52%) IT Strategy
4 28 (11.52%) Performance Tuning
5 25 (10.29%) Change Control
6 20 (8.23%) Configuration Management
6 20 (8.23%) DevOps
6 20 (8.23%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (7.82%) Project Management
8 13 (5.35%) Email Migration
8 13 (5.35%) Load Balancing
8 13 (5.35%) Security Patching
8 13 (5.35%) Task Automation
9 12 (4.94%) Server Hardening
9 12 (4.94%) Time Management
10 11 (4.53%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (4.53%) Server Management
10 11 (4.53%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 65 (26.75%) PowerShell
2 54 (22.22%) SQL
3 31 (12.76%) Python
4 28 (11.52%) T-SQL
5 21 (8.64%) Perl
6 20 (8.23%) Bash Shell
7 16 (6.58%) Shell Script
8 15 (6.17%) Java
9 11 (4.53%) VBScript
10 6 (2.47%) PHP
11 4 (1.65%) C#
12 3 (1.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 49 (20.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (18.93%) Degree
3 18 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (4.94%) RHCE
4 12 (4.94%) RHCSA
5 8 (3.29%) MCP
6 7 (2.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (2.88%) MCSE
6 7 (2.88%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.47%) MCSA
7 6 (2.47%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.06%) EMCISA
8 5 (2.06%) EMCSA
8 5 (2.06%) VCP5
9 4 (1.65%) LPIC
9 4 (1.65%) MCTS
10 3 (1.23%) MCITP
11 2 (0.82%) CCNP
11 2 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.82%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.88%) SLA
2 11 (4.53%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.23%) GDPR
5 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 114 (46.91%) Active Directory
2 90 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (11.93%) Hyper-V
4 25 (10.29%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (9.88%) vSphere
6 14 (5.76%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (4.94%) Gluster
7 12 (4.94%) GlusterFS
8 11 (4.53%) XenApp
9 8 (3.29%) vCloud
10 7 (2.88%) Terminal Services
10 7 (2.88%) VMware NSX
10 7 (2.88%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (2.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (2.06%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (2.06%) VMware Server
12 4 (1.65%) Docker
12 4 (1.65%) PowerHA
12 4 (1.65%) RHEV
12 4 (1.65%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 40 (16.46%) SCCM
2 28 (11.52%) SCOM
3 23 (9.47%) Ansible
3 23 (9.47%) vCenter Server
4 22 (9.05%) Puppet
5 19 (7.82%) vRealize
6 12 (4.94%) Nagios
7 8 (3.29%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (2.47%) SCVMM
8 6 (2.47%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (2.06%) Backup Exec
9 5 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (1.65%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (1.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (1.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 3 (1.23%) NetBackup
11 3 (1.23%) WSUS
12 2 (0.82%) Kubernetes
12 2 (0.82%) SELinux
Vendors
1 130 (53.50%) Microsoft
2 118 (48.56%) VMware
3 53 (21.81%) Citrix
4 24 (9.88%) Cisco
5 20 (8.23%) Red Hat
6 17 (7.00%) EMC
7 14 (5.76%) Oracle
8 9 (3.70%) HP
9 8 (3.29%) Meraki
10 7 (2.88%) McAfee
10 7 (2.88%) SaltStack
11 6 (2.47%) Apple
11 6 (2.47%) CA
11 6 (2.47%) Remedy
11 6 (2.47%) SolarWinds
11 6 (2.47%) WatchGuard
12 5 (2.06%) Juniper
12 5 (2.06%) Nortel
12 5 (2.06%) Sun
12 5 (2.06%) Symantec