Server Management
UK

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 25 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
25 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 505 646 737
Rank change year-on-year +141 +91 -106
Permanent jobs citing Server Management 335 419 420
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.38% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.40% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 281 221 284
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,500 £36,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,000 £45,500 £49,349
Median % change year-on-year +1.10% -7.80% +7.28%
75th Percentile £57,500 £61,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £75,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,666 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.75% -0.74% +13.92%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 68,926 105,830 132,995
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 88.75% 95.54% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 51,154 63,991 81,751
10th Percentile £29,500 £34,500 £32,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,750 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +6.80% +7.29%

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 25 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Server Management in the UK

Server Management
Top 17 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 25 February 2024. 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
Jobs
England +138 317 £47,500 - 67
UK excluding London +71 281 £45,000 +0.75% 51
Work from Home +144 123 £50,000 +5.04% 16
North of England +72 65 £43,500 -3.33% 10
East of England +53 60 £42,500 -32.00% 7
South East +91 57 £52,500 +8.81% 8
London +134 50 £62,500 +8.70% 17
Midlands +29 50 £50,000 +11.94% 14
North West +54 39 £46,000 +2.22% 3
South West +21 35 £50,000 +33.33% 9
East Midlands +24 29 £40,000 -31.91% 5
West Midlands +29 20 £50,000 +11.94% 9
Yorkshire +93 18 £41,250 -13.16% 4
Wales +5 8 £43,190 -3.67%
North East -1 8 £29,000 -19.44% 3
Northern Ireland +21 3 £33,000 -2.94%
Scotland -33 3 £45,240 +29.26% 3

Server Management
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 65 (19.40%) Microsoft Exchange
2 34 (10.15%) SharePoint
3 19 (5.67%) CMS
4 9 (2.69%) IIS
5 8 (2.39%) WordPress
6 3 (0.90%) Drupal
6 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.90%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.90%) WildFly
7 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.60%) nginx
7 2 (0.60%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.30%) Orchard CMS
8 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.09%) SAP Business One
2 3 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.30%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.30%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 168 (50.15%) Azure
2 143 (42.69%) Microsoft 365
3 84 (25.07%) AWS
4 28 (8.36%) Entra ID
5 27 (8.06%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (5.37%) Datadog
6 18 (5.37%) GCP
7 16 (4.78%) OCI
8 15 (4.48%) IaaS
9 12 (3.58%) Nutanix
10 11 (3.28%) SaaS
11 10 (2.99%) Amazon ECS
11 10 (2.99%) GitHub
11 10 (2.99%) PaaS
12 8 (2.39%) Mimecast
13 6 (1.79%) Azure Monitor
13 6 (1.79%) GitHub Actions
13 6 (1.79%) OpenShift
14 3 (0.90%) AWS CodePipeline
14 3 (0.90%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 99 (29.55%) DNS
2 87 (25.97%) DHCP
3 76 (22.69%) SAN
4 72 (21.49%) Firewall
5 32 (9.55%) VPN
6 30 (8.96%) Wi-Fi
7 26 (7.76%) WAN
8 19 (5.67%) Network Security
9 17 (5.07%) LAN
10 14 (4.18%) TCP/IP
10 14 (4.18%) VoIP
11 12 (3.58%) VLAN
12 11 (3.28%) iSCSI
12 11 (3.28%) NAS
13 10 (2.99%) Software-Defined Networking
14 8 (2.39%) SD-WAN
14 8 (2.39%) WLAN
15 7 (2.09%) Wireless
16 5 (1.49%) IPsec
16 5 (1.49%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.04%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.46%) MySQL
3 5 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.90%) Metadata
4 3 (0.90%) OLTP
4 3 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.90%) Power BI
4 3 (0.90%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.60%) phpMyAdmin
6 1 (0.30%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.30%) GIS
Development Applications
1 19 (5.67%) Git
2 16 (4.78%) Jenkins
3 15 (4.48%) GitLab
4 8 (2.39%) Bitbucket
5 6 (1.79%) PHPUnit
6 2 (0.60%) Grunt
6 2 (0.60%) Subversion
6 2 (0.60%) webpack
7 1 (0.30%) JIRA
7 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 113 (33.73%) Social Skills
2 43 (12.84%) Finance
3 26 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.48%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 12 (3.58%) Documentation Skills
6 9 (2.69%) Law
7 8 (2.39%) Automotive
7 8 (2.39%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.39%) Legal
7 8 (2.39%) Local Government
7 8 (2.39%) Military
7 8 (2.39%) Public Sector
8 7 (2.09%) Aerospace
8 7 (2.09%) Aviation
8 7 (2.09%) Influencing Skills
9 6 (1.79%) Organisational Skills
9 6 (1.79%) Police
10 5 (1.49%) Retail
11 3 (0.90%) Banking
11 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 102 (30.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 38 (11.34%) Administrator
3 37 (11.04%) Lead
3 37 (11.04%) Senior
4 33 (9.85%) Developer
5 31 (9.25%) IT Support
6 30 (8.96%) IT Administrator
7 28 (8.36%) Cloud Engineer
8 25 (7.46%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 25 (7.46%) IT Engineer
9 23 (6.87%) Support Engineer
10 21 (6.27%) Server Administrator
11 20 (5.97%) Team Leader
12 19 (5.67%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
13 18 (5.37%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 16 (4.78%) Analyst
15 14 (4.18%) 2nd Line Support
15 14 (4.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 14 (4.18%) VMware Engineer
15 14 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.96%) HTML
2 28 (8.36%) CSS
3 20 (5.97%) .NET
4 17 (5.07%) REST
5 16 (4.78%) jQuery
6 12 (3.58%) Vue
7 10 (2.99%) Laravel
8 9 (2.69%) .NET Core
8 9 (2.69%) ASP.NET
9 8 (2.39%) .NET Framework
9 8 (2.39%) Doctrine
9 8 (2.39%) Entity Framework
9 8 (2.39%) HTML5
9 8 (2.39%) RESTful
9 8 (2.39%) Symfony
10 7 (2.09%) Node.js
11 6 (1.79%) Sass
12 5 (1.49%) GraphQL
12 5 (1.49%) Swagger
13 4 (1.19%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (18.81%) Data Centre
2 32 (9.55%) Self-Motivation
3 28 (8.36%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.88%) Private Cloud
5 12 (3.58%) Driving Licence
6 10 (2.99%) PMI
7 9 (2.69%) Public Cloud
8 7 (2.09%) Algorithms
8 7 (2.09%) EMC VNX
9 6 (1.79%) IoT
9 6 (1.79%) PKI
10 4 (1.19%) Clustering
10 4 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.90%) Learning Management System
11 3 (0.90%) Taxonomies
11 3 (0.90%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.60%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.60%) Onboarding
12 2 (0.60%) Web3
Operating Systems
1 194 (57.91%) Windows
2 163 (48.66%) Windows Server
3 101 (30.15%) Linux
4 32 (9.55%) Windows Server 2016
5 31 (9.25%) Windows Server 2019
6 28 (8.36%) Windows 10
7 25 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (4.78%) Windows XP
9 11 (3.28%) Windows 7
10 7 (2.09%) Mac OS
10 7 (2.09%) Unix
11 6 (1.79%) Ubuntu
12 5 (1.49%) Android
12 5 (1.49%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.49%) VMS
13 1 (0.30%) CentOS
13 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (35.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 111 (33.13%) Problem-Solving
3 85 (25.37%) ITIL
4 65 (19.40%) Disaster Recovery
5 46 (13.73%) Storage Management
6 39 (11.64%) Project Management
7 37 (11.04%) Performance Monitoring
7 37 (11.04%) Proactive Monitoring
8 36 (10.75%) Continuous Improvement
9 33 (9.85%) Capacity Planning
10 31 (9.25%) Computer Science
11 26 (7.76%) Cybersecurity
12 24 (7.16%) Collaborative Working
12 24 (7.16%) Data Centre Operations
12 24 (7.16%) Incident Management
12 24 (7.16%) Mentoring
13 23 (6.87%) Infrastructure Maintenance
13 23 (6.87%) Migration
14 22 (6.57%) Vulnerability Management
15 21 (6.27%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (22.39%) PowerShell
2 24 (7.16%) JavaScript
2 24 (7.16%) SQL
3 22 (6.57%) Bash
4 14 (4.18%) Python
5 13 (3.88%) PHP
6 12 (3.58%) C#
6 12 (3.58%) TypeScript
7 3 (0.90%) Java
8 2 (0.60%) C++
8 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (19.70%) Degree
1 66 (19.70%) Security Cleared
2 62 (18.51%) SC Cleared
3 26 (7.76%) DV Cleared
4 23 (6.87%) CCNA
4 23 (6.87%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (6.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (5.37%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (5.37%) MCSE
7 17 (5.07%) CCNP
8 14 (4.18%) MCSA
9 12 (3.58%) AWS Certification
9 12 (3.58%) Azure Certification
10 10 (2.99%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
10 10 (2.99%) PMI Certification
11 8 (2.39%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.19%) CTC Cleared
14 3 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.90%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.58%) Cyber Essentials
2 11 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.99%) SLA
4 7 (2.09%) DO-254
5 3 (0.90%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (0.90%) GDPR
5 3 (0.90%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.60%) QA
7 1 (0.30%) Accessibility
7 1 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 178 (53.13%) Active Directory
2 88 (26.27%) Hyper-V
2 88 (26.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (10.15%) Docker
3 34 (10.15%) VMware ESXi
4 23 (6.87%) Virtual Servers
5 22 (6.57%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (5.97%) Virtual Desktop
7 9 (2.69%) vSphere
8 4 (1.19%) Firmware
8 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.90%) pfSense
10 2 (0.60%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 2 (0.60%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 59 (17.61%) Microsoft Intune
2 58 (17.31%) SCCM
3 34 (10.15%) vCenter Server
4 27 (8.06%) SCOM
5 26 (7.76%) Kubernetes
6 23 (6.87%) EMC NetWorker
7 19 (5.67%) WSUS
8 17 (5.07%) VxRail
9 16 (4.78%) NetBackup
10 13 (3.88%) Ansible
10 13 (3.88%) Terraform
11 12 (3.58%) Puppet
12 11 (3.28%) AirWatch
13 10 (2.99%) Consul
14 9 (2.69%) Nagios
15 8 (2.39%) Active Directory Federation Services
16 7 (2.09%) Opsgenie
16 7 (2.09%) ZABBIX
17 3 (0.90%) Grafana
17 3 (0.90%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 184 (54.93%) Microsoft
2 136 (40.60%) VMware
3 54 (16.12%) HP
4 50 (14.93%) Cisco
5 49 (14.63%) Dell
6 48 (14.33%) Citrix
7 32 (9.55%) NetApp
8 31 (9.25%) Veeam
9 29 (8.66%) Symantec
10 25 (7.46%) EMC
11 21 (6.27%) Juniper
11 21 (6.27%) SolarWinds
12 20 (5.97%) Oracle
13 18 (5.37%) Palo Alto
14 17 (5.07%) Apple
15 16 (4.78%) 3PAR
15 16 (4.78%) Extreme Networks
16 14 (4.18%) Meraki
17 13 (3.88%) ServiceNow
18 11 (3.28%) Aruba