Period
to 24 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 24 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Server Management
UK
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 502 619 670
Rank change year-on-year +117 +51 -51
Permanent jobs citing Server Management 191 511 520
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.37% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.41% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 176 434 447
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £33,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,625 £75,000 £68,300
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -11.76%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 45,128 125,889 151,263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.42% 92.21% 91.91%
Number of salaries quoted 37,189 99,188 120,320
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,059 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.02% - +5.88%

Server Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Management in the UK

Server Management
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Server Management in the UK

Server Management
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Server Management over the 6 months to 24 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Server Management in the UK

Server Management
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Management within the UK over the 6 months to 24 October 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
England +122 175 £46,500 +9.41% 45
UK excluding London +87 112 £45,000 +12.50% 38
London +201 66 £55,000 -15.38% 10
North of England +108 32 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Midlands +82 27 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Work from Home +20 27 £45,000 -33.33% 4
North West +100 26 £45,000 +5.88% 3
South East +148 23 £37,500 -25.00% 7
West Midlands +77 17 £45,000 +28.57% 8
South West +112 16 £41,500 +22.06% 4
East of England +110 11 £50,000 +47.06% 6
East Midlands +78 10 £39,500 -7.06%
Wales +46 5 £39,000 +20.00% 2
Yorkshire +87 3 £45,000 +12.50% 5
North East +23 3 £43,000 +86.96% 2
Scotland +78 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 with a requirement for Server Management.

1 118 (61.78%) Windows
2 89 (46.60%) Windows Server
3 86 (45.03%) Microsoft
4 75 (39.27%) VMware
5 70 (36.65%) Active Directory
6 60 (31.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 55 (28.80%) PowerShell
8 54 (28.27%) Linux
9 52 (27.23%) Azure
10 51 (26.70%) DNS
11 50 (26.18%) Hyper-V
12 45 (23.56%) Firewall
13 43 (22.51%) Windows Server 2016
14 41 (21.47%) ITIL
15 38 (19.90%) DHCP
15 38 (19.90%) Data Centre
15 38 (19.90%) Windows Server 2012
16 36 (18.85%) Office 365
17 35 (18.32%) Citrix
18 33 (17.28%) SQL Server
18 33 (17.28%) AWS
18 33 (17.28%) Git (software)
19 32 (16.75%) SQL
20 31 (16.23%) SCCM
21 29 (15.18%) DevOps
22 28 (14.66%) SCOM
22 28 (14.66%) PHP
23 27 (14.14%) T-SQL
24 26 (13.61%) Finance
25 25 (13.09%) Python

Server Management
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 17 (8.90%) Apache
1 17 (8.90%) WordPress
2 15 (7.85%) IIS
2 15 (7.85%) SharePoint
3 13 (6.81%) Confluence
3 13 (6.81%) MS Exchange
4 9 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (4.19%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (4.19%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.62%) CMS
6 5 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (7.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.52%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.57%) Shopify
2 3 (1.57%) WebTrends
3 2 (1.05%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 52 (27.23%) Azure
2 36 (18.85%) Office 365
3 33 (17.28%) AWS
4 16 (8.38%) GitHub
5 12 (6.28%) IaaS
6 11 (5.76%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (5.24%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (2.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (2.62%) Amazon S3
10 4 (2.09%) GCP
10 4 (2.09%) Power Platform
11 3 (1.57%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (1.57%) Datadog
11 3 (1.57%) SaaS
11 3 (1.57%) Serverless
11 3 (1.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (1.05%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (1.05%) NuGet
12 2 (1.05%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 51 (26.70%) DNS
2 45 (23.56%) Firewall
3 38 (19.90%) DHCP
4 21 (10.99%) TCP/IP
5 17 (8.90%) VPN
6 14 (7.33%) SAN
7 12 (6.28%) iSCSI
8 11 (5.76%) LAN
9 9 (4.71%) NetScaler
9 9 (4.71%) VLAN
10 8 (4.19%) WAN
11 7 (3.66%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (3.14%) Network Security
12 6 (3.14%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (2.62%) Fibre Channel
13 5 (2.62%) HTTP
13 5 (2.62%) Wireless
14 4 (2.09%) Internet
14 4 (2.09%) Kerberos
15 3 (1.57%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.28%) MySQL
3 10 (5.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (4.19%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.62%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (2.62%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.62%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.09%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (2.09%) Power BI
6 4 (2.09%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.05%) Big Data
8 2 (1.05%) Electronic Patient Records
8 2 (1.05%) Redis
8 2 (1.05%) Tableau
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 33 (17.28%) Git (software)
2 21 (10.99%) JIRA
3 18 (9.42%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.66%) Bitbucket
5 6 (3.14%) Bitbucket Server
5 6 (3.14%) Vagrant
6 4 (2.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.57%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.57%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.05%) MSI
8 2 (1.05%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.52%) Maven
9 1 (0.52%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.52%) Xdebug
General
1 26 (13.61%) Finance
2 13 (6.81%) Banking
3 7 (3.66%) Public Sector
4 6 (3.14%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.62%) Retail
6 3 (1.57%) Law
7 2 (1.05%) Back Office
7 2 (1.05%) Local Government
7 2 (1.05%) Marketing
7 2 (1.05%) Police
8 1 (0.52%) Electronics
8 1 (0.52%) Publishing
8 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (17.80%) Analyst
2 26 (13.61%) Developer
3 17 (8.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (8.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 16 (8.38%) Server Engineer
4 16 (8.38%) Web Developer
5 15 (7.85%) Administrator
5 15 (7.85%) PHP Developer
5 15 (7.85%) Support Analyst
6 13 (6.81%) PHP Web Developer
7 12 (6.28%) PHP WordPress Developer
7 12 (6.28%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (6.28%) WordPress Developer
8 10 (5.24%) IT Engineer
8 10 (5.24%) Linux Administrator
8 10 (5.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 9 (4.71%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (4.71%) Support Engineer
10 8 (4.19%) Active Directory Support
10 8 (4.19%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.99%) HTML
2 20 (10.47%) CSS
3 8 (4.19%) LDAP
4 7 (3.66%) LAMP
5 6 (3.14%) .NET
6 5 (2.62%) Web Services
7 4 (2.09%) jQuery
7 4 (2.09%) SAML
8 3 (1.57%) Node.js
8 3 (1.57%) Sass
8 3 (1.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.05%) HTML5
9 2 (1.05%) Laravel
9 2 (1.05%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (1.05%) React
9 2 (1.05%) REST
9 2 (1.05%) SOAP
9 2 (1.05%) XML
9 2 (1.05%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.90%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.28%) Hedge funds
3 10 (5.24%) Clustering
3 10 (5.24%) Enterprise Storage
3 10 (5.24%) PKI
4 8 (4.19%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (3.14%) User Experience
6 5 (2.62%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (2.62%) NHS
7 4 (2.09%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.57%) Replication
9 2 (1.05%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (1.05%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.05%) PACS
9 2 (1.05%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.05%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.05%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.52%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 118 (61.78%) Windows
2 89 (46.60%) Windows Server
3 54 (28.27%) Linux
4 43 (22.51%) Windows Server 2016
5 38 (19.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (11.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (8.90%) CentOS
8 14 (7.33%) Ubuntu
9 13 (6.81%) Windows 10
9 13 (6.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (5.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (4.71%) Unix
12 8 (4.19%) Debian
13 4 (2.09%) Windows 7
13 4 (2.09%) Windows Server 2019
14 2 (1.05%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (21.47%) ITIL
2 29 (15.18%) DevOps
3 25 (13.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 25 (13.09%) Storage Management
4 23 (12.04%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (11.52%) Release Management
6 21 (10.99%) Patch Management
7 20 (10.47%) Migration
7 20 (10.47%) Workflow
8 18 (9.42%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (8.38%) Configuration Management
9 16 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (8.38%) Web Development
10 15 (7.85%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (7.85%) Line Management
10 15 (7.85%) Performance Monitoring
10 15 (7.85%) Proactive Management
10 15 (7.85%) Task Automation
10 15 (7.85%) Validation
11 14 (7.33%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 55 (28.80%) PowerShell
2 32 (16.75%) SQL
3 28 (14.66%) PHP
4 27 (14.14%) T-SQL
5 25 (13.09%) Python
6 23 (12.04%) JavaScript
7 13 (6.81%) Shell Script
8 12 (6.28%) Bash Shell
9 9 (4.71%) C#
10 6 (3.14%) Ruby
11 4 (2.09%) C
11 4 (2.09%) Perl
12 3 (1.57%) C++
13 1 (0.52%) Java
13 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (12.57%) Security Cleared
2 21 (10.99%) Degree
2 21 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (8.90%) MCSE
4 13 (6.81%) DV Cleared
5 10 (5.24%) SC Cleared
6 9 (4.71%) MCITP
6 9 (4.71%) MCTS
7 8 (4.19%) AWS Certification
8 6 (3.14%) MCP
8 6 (3.14%) MCT
9 4 (2.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.57%) MCSA
11 2 (1.05%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.52%) CEH
12 1 (0.52%) CompTIA Security+
12 1 (0.52%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.52%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (6.81%) SLA
3 6 (3.14%) BS25999
3 6 (3.14%) GDPR
3 6 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (1.05%) DICOM
4 2 (1.05%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 70 (36.65%) Active Directory
2 60 (31.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (26.18%) Hyper-V
4 17 (8.90%) vSphere
5 9 (4.71%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (3.66%) BitLocker
6 7 (3.66%) Docker
7 6 (3.14%) NFS
7 6 (3.14%) XenApp
7 6 (3.14%) XenDesktop
8 5 (2.62%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (2.09%) VMware Server
10 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.05%) iptables
12 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 31 (16.23%) SCCM
2 28 (14.66%) SCOM
3 23 (12.04%) Puppet
4 20 (10.47%) NetBackup
5 16 (8.38%) WSUS
6 15 (7.85%) Terraform
7 14 (7.33%) Ansible
7 14 (7.33%) SCVMM
8 13 (6.81%) cPanel
8 13 (6.81%) EMC NetWorker
9 12 (6.28%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (4.19%) Packer
10 8 (4.19%) PowerCLI
11 7 (3.66%) Kubernetes
12 6 (3.14%) Backup Exec
12 6 (3.14%) Grafana
12 6 (3.14%) ZABBIX
13 4 (2.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 4 (2.09%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (2.09%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 86 (45.03%) Microsoft
2 75 (39.27%) VMware
3 35 (18.32%) Citrix
4 22 (11.52%) Cisco
5 20 (10.47%) HP
6 16 (8.38%) EMC
6 16 (8.38%) Red Hat
6 16 (8.38%) Symantec
7 11 (5.76%) Juniper
7 11 (5.76%) Sophos
8 9 (4.71%) Dell
9 7 (3.66%) Veeam
10 6 (3.14%) Meraki
10 6 (3.14%) Nimble Storage
11 5 (2.62%) CommVault
11 5 (2.62%) LogicMonitor
11 5 (2.62%) Oracle
12 4 (2.09%) Google
12 4 (2.09%) Palo Alto
12 4 (2.09%) SolarWinds