Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Server Management
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 670 554 576
Rank change year-on-year -116 +22 +62
Permanent jobs citing Server Management 484 809 770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.47% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.51% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 420 691 655
UK median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.11% +5.88% -3.41%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.88%

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 137,145 158,927 161,709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.69% 91.80% 91.34%
Number of salaries quoted 108,107 127,841 133,725
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,735
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Server Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Management in the UK

Server Management
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Server Management in the UK

Server Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Server Management over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 -102 460 £45,000 - 99
UK excluding London -25 341 £42,500 +6.25% 84
London -118 140 £50,000 -9.09% 24
South East +1 85 £52,500 +23.53% 16
North of England +15 76 £43,500 +24.29% 30
Midlands +10 72 £40,000 +21.21% 16
East of England +32 50 £48,000 -20.00% 8
South West -4 45 £35,000 +9.38% 5
North West +29 40 £43,250 +8.13% 16
West Midlands +28 36 £40,000 +8.84% 7
East Midlands +16 36 £41,500 +27.69% 9
Yorkshire +1 21 £36,500 +4.29% 12
North East +21 15 £72,312 +162.95% 2
Scotland -14 14 £40,000 -30.43% 5
Wales +14 5 £30,000 -1.64% 3
Northern Ireland -10 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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.

1 277 (57.23%) Windows
2 200 (41.32%) Microsoft
2 200 (41.32%) Active Directory
3 191 (39.46%) Windows Server
4 189 (39.05%) Linux
5 166 (34.30%) VMware
6 119 (24.59%) VMware Infrastructure
7 111 (22.93%) ITIL
8 108 (22.31%) DNS
8 108 (22.31%) Office 365
9 103 (21.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 95 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
11 91 (18.80%) Problem-Solving
11 91 (18.80%) Windows Server 2012
12 86 (17.77%) SQL
13 85 (17.56%) Firewall
13 85 (17.56%) Windows Server 2008
14 83 (17.15%) Microsoft Azure
15 79 (16.32%) DevOps
16 77 (15.91%) Cisco
17 72 (14.88%) SAN
18 71 (14.67%) DHCP
19 68 (14.05%) JavaScript
19 68 (14.05%) PowerShell
20 67 (13.84%) SQL Server
20 67 (13.84%) Citrix
20 67 (13.84%) Finance
21 66 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 65 (13.43%) Amazon AWS
23 64 (13.22%) Degree

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 48 (9.92%) MS Exchange
2 41 (8.47%) IIS
3 38 (7.85%) SharePoint
4 30 (6.20%) Apache
5 27 (5.58%) nginx
6 23 (4.75%) Skype for Business
7 13 (2.69%) Umbraco
8 10 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (2.07%) IBM Notes
9 9 (1.86%) CMS
9 9 (1.86%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.45%) Confluence
10 7 (1.45%) WordPress
11 5 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.83%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.41%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 57 (11.78%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.03%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (2.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.83%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.83%) Magento
3 4 (0.83%) Shopify
4 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 108 (22.31%) Office 365
2 83 (17.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (13.43%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (4.34%) Google Cloud Platform
5 18 (3.72%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (3.51%) OneDrive
7 14 (2.89%) Mimecast
8 13 (2.69%) Azure Active Directory
9 12 (2.48%) IaaS
10 9 (1.86%) Google Compute Engine
11 6 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (1.03%) G Suite
12 5 (1.03%) SaaS
13 4 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.83%) Slack
14 3 (0.62%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.41%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.41%) PaaS
15 2 (0.41%) Serverless
16 1 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 108 (22.31%) DNS
2 85 (17.56%) Firewall
3 72 (14.88%) SAN
4 71 (14.67%) DHCP
5 55 (11.36%) TCP/IP
6 46 (9.50%) Wireless
7 45 (9.30%) WAN
8 39 (8.06%) VoIP
9 38 (7.85%) LAN
10 33 (6.82%) Internet
11 25 (5.17%) Wi-Fi
12 22 (4.55%) Network Security
12 22 (4.55%) VLAN
13 20 (4.13%) Ethernet
13 20 (4.13%) SSL
14 19 (3.93%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (3.72%) MPLS
16 16 (3.31%) Cisco PIX
16 16 (3.31%) DWDM
17 13 (2.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (13.84%) SQL Server
2 44 (9.09%) MySQL
3 16 (3.31%) NoSQL
4 13 (2.69%) MariaDB
4 13 (2.69%) MongoDB
5 12 (2.48%) Oracle Database
6 11 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.24%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.41%) MS Access
12 2 (0.41%) Power BI
12 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 55 (11.36%) Git (software)
2 29 (5.99%) Jenkins
3 17 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (2.89%) JIRA
4 14 (2.89%) TeamCity
5 13 (2.69%) Visual Studio
6 11 (2.27%) Subversion
7 8 (1.65%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (1.24%) ProC
9 5 (1.03%) InstallShield
10 4 (0.83%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.83%) Selenium
11 3 (0.62%) HP UFT
11 3 (0.62%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.41%) Artifactory
12 2 (0.41%) GitLab
12 2 (0.41%) GoCD
12 2 (0.41%) Maven
12 2 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.41%) Vagrant
General
1 67 (13.84%) Finance
2 25 (5.17%) Marketing
3 18 (3.72%) Banking
4 13 (2.69%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.07%) Electronics
6 7 (1.45%) Law
7 6 (1.24%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.24%) Retail
8 4 (0.83%) Automotive
9 3 (0.62%) Legal
10 2 (0.41%) Back Office
10 2 (0.41%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.21%) Billing
11 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.21%) Local Government
11 1 (0.21%) Military
11 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 77 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 63 (13.02%) Developer
3 53 (10.95%) Support Engineer
4 49 (10.12%) Administrator
5 44 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 43 (8.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 37 (7.64%) IT Engineer
8 35 (7.23%) Infrastructure Support
8 35 (7.23%) IT Support
9 34 (7.02%) Server Engineer
10 32 (6.61%) Analyst
11 30 (6.20%) Server Support
12 27 (5.58%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 26 (5.37%) Linux Engineer
13 26 (5.37%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 25 (5.17%) IT Support Engineer
14 25 (5.17%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 25 (5.17%) Senior Server Engineer
14 25 (5.17%) Senior Server Support Engineer
14 25 (5.17%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (9.92%) CSS
2 46 (9.50%) HTML
3 43 (8.88%) Web Services
4 42 (8.68%) .NET
5 30 (6.20%) jQuery
6 22 (4.55%) AngularJS
6 22 (4.55%) ASP.NET
7 18 (3.72%) ASP.NET Web API
7 18 (3.72%) LEMP Stack
8 17 (3.51%) Ajax
9 15 (3.10%) .NET Framework
10 14 (2.89%) LAMP
10 14 (2.89%) React
11 13 (2.69%) CSS3
11 13 (2.69%) HTML5
12 11 (2.27%) 802.1X
13 10 (2.07%) Elastic Stack
14 9 (1.86%) HHVM
14 9 (1.86%) LDAP
14 9 (1.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 62 (12.81%) Data Centre
2 51 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (8.47%) Management Information System
4 24 (4.96%) User Experience
5 21 (4.34%) Self-Motivation
6 19 (3.93%) Client/Server
7 13 (2.69%) Replication
8 12 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.48%) Fintech
9 11 (2.27%) Blackberry
9 11 (2.27%) Public Cloud
10 9 (1.86%) Fat Client
10 9 (1.86%) Thin Client
11 8 (1.65%) Private Cloud
12 7 (1.45%) PKI
12 7 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (1.24%) Clustering
13 6 (1.24%) Driving Licence
13 6 (1.24%) e-Learning
13 6 (1.24%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 277 (57.23%) Windows
2 191 (39.46%) Windows Server
3 189 (39.05%) Linux
4 91 (18.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 85 (17.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 66 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 48 (9.92%) Windows 7
8 31 (6.40%) Unix
8 31 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 28 (5.79%) Ubuntu
10 23 (4.75%) CentOS
11 22 (4.55%) Apple iOS
12 21 (4.34%) Windows 10
13 19 (3.93%) Debian
14 18 (3.72%) Windows 8
15 9 (1.86%) Mac OS X
16 5 (1.03%) AIX
16 5 (1.03%) Android
17 4 (0.83%) VyOS
18 3 (0.62%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (22.93%) ITIL
2 103 (21.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 95 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (18.80%) Problem-Solving
5 79 (16.32%) DevOps
6 61 (12.60%) Configuration Management
7 56 (11.57%) Service Management
8 53 (10.95%) Mentoring
9 51 (10.54%) Change Management
10 48 (9.92%) Patch Management
11 38 (7.85%) Disaster Recovery
11 38 (7.85%) Project Management
12 34 (7.02%) Analytics
12 34 (7.02%) Coaching
13 31 (6.40%) Service Delivery
14 30 (6.20%) Validation
15 27 (5.58%) Continuous Improvement
15 27 (5.58%) Ticket Management
16 26 (5.37%) Front End Development
16 26 (5.37%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 86 (17.77%) SQL
2 68 (14.05%) JavaScript
2 68 (14.05%) PowerShell
3 48 (9.92%) Python
4 42 (8.68%) Java
5 38 (7.85%) C#
6 34 (7.02%) Bash Shell
7 32 (6.61%) Ruby
8 31 (6.40%) PHP
9 22 (4.55%) VBScript
10 21 (4.34%) Perl
11 15 (3.10%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.86%) C
13 7 (1.45%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.24%) VB
15 4 (0.83%) C++
15 4 (0.83%) Clojure
15 4 (0.83%) CoffeeScript
16 3 (0.62%) Embedded C
17 2 (0.41%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 64 (13.22%) Degree
2 53 (10.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 42 (8.68%) MCSE
4 35 (7.23%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (6.40%) MCSA
6 28 (5.79%) Security Cleared
7 24 (4.96%) MCP
8 23 (4.75%) CCNP
9 18 (3.72%) A+ Certification
9 18 (3.72%) ACDT
9 18 (3.72%) ACHDS
9 18 (3.72%) ACTC
9 18 (3.72%) CCNA
9 18 (3.72%) MCDST
9 18 (3.72%) MCSM
9 18 (3.72%) Network+ Certification
10 14 (2.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (2.69%) DV Cleared
12 12 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.02%) GDPR
1 34 (7.02%) SLA
2 24 (4.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (4.55%) PCI DSS
4 16 (3.31%) QA
5 12 (2.48%) WAI
6 7 (1.45%) COBIT
7 5 (1.03%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 200 (41.32%) Active Directory
2 119 (24.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (11.78%) Hyper-V
4 39 (8.06%) Virtual Servers
5 27 (5.58%) Docker
6 26 (5.37%) vSphere
7 19 (3.93%) XenApp
8 18 (3.72%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (3.31%) Firmware
10 15 (3.10%) Terminal Services
11 13 (2.69%) XenDesktop
12 12 (2.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 9 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
14 5 (1.03%) Varnish
14 5 (1.03%) vCloud
15 4 (0.83%) NFS
15 4 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
16 3 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
16 3 (0.62%) RHEV
16 3 (0.62%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 53 (10.95%) Puppet
2 38 (7.85%) Ansible
2 38 (7.85%) SCCM
3 26 (5.37%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (4.75%) Terraform
5 22 (4.55%) SCOM
6 20 (4.13%) WSUS
7 14 (2.89%) McAfee ePO
8 13 (2.69%) AirWatch
9 11 (2.27%) Galera Cluster
10 8 (1.65%) Icinga
10 8 (1.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 8 (1.65%) Packer
10 8 (1.65%) SCDPM
11 6 (1.24%) Consul
11 6 (1.24%) HAProxy
11 6 (1.24%) PowerCLI
11 6 (1.24%) Prometheus
11 6 (1.24%) Salt
11 6 (1.24%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 200 (41.32%) Microsoft
2 166 (34.30%) VMware
3 77 (15.91%) Cisco
4 67 (13.84%) Citrix
5 50 (10.33%) HP
5 50 (10.33%) Red Hat
6 46 (9.50%) Apple
7 28 (5.79%) Oracle
8 25 (5.17%) Dell
8 25 (5.17%) Google
9 21 (4.34%) SolarWinds
10 20 (4.13%) Remedy
11 18 (3.72%) EMC
11 18 (3.72%) NetApp
12 17 (3.51%) McAfee
13 14 (2.89%) IBM
13 14 (2.89%) Veeam
14 12 (2.48%) Hitachi
14 12 (2.48%) Ivanti
14 12 (2.48%) Lotus