Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Server Management
UK
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 658 595 566
Rank change year-on-year -63 -29 +83
Permanent jobs citing Server Management 525 745 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.41% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.45% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 446 639 708
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -5.29%
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £69,375 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% -6.25%

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 149,014 165,379 172,621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.10% 91.49% 90.94%
Number of salaries quoted 118,546 130,794 143,596
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £84,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 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 -58 493 £42,500 -3.41% 121
UK excluding London -22 358 £37,500 -11.76% 93
London -85 161 £50,000 -9.09% 32
South East -39 87 £47,367 +11.45% 23
North of England +31 86 £38,500 +10.00% 31
Midlands +20 74 £30,000 - 16
East of England +48 51 £36,000 -34.55% 6
North West +35 50 £40,000 - 17
South West -11 48 £42,000 +12.00% 13
West Midlands +25 44 £32,500 +8.33% 11
East Midlands +12 30 £30,000 -2.44% 5
Yorkshire +3 22 £32,500 -4.41% 14
Wales +12 14 £30,000 -19.46% 1
North East +4 14 £72,312 +189.25%
Scotland -42 9 £45,000 -21.74% 3
Northern Ireland +7 3 - -

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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.

1 297 (56.57%) Windows
2 222 (42.29%) Active Directory
3 204 (38.86%) Microsoft
4 198 (37.71%) Windows Server
5 182 (34.67%) Linux
6 180 (34.29%) VMware
7 133 (25.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 124 (23.62%) ITIL
9 108 (20.57%) DNS
10 107 (20.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 100 (19.05%) Office 365
12 96 (18.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 95 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
14 93 (17.71%) SQL
14 93 (17.71%) Windows Server 2012
15 91 (17.33%) Problem-Solving
15 91 (17.33%) Firewall
16 90 (17.14%) SQL Server
17 88 (16.76%) Finance
18 84 (16.00%) JavaScript
19 83 (15.81%) SAN
20 82 (15.62%) DHCP
21 79 (15.05%) Cisco
21 79 (15.05%) Degree
22 78 (14.86%) Microsoft Azure
23 77 (14.67%) Data Centre
24 76 (14.48%) Citrix
25 67 (12.76%) PowerShell
26 66 (12.57%) TCP/IP
26 66 (12.57%) LAN

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 62 (11.81%) MS Exchange
2 48 (9.14%) IIS
3 39 (7.43%) SharePoint
4 19 (3.62%) Skype for Business
5 16 (3.05%) nginx
6 15 (2.86%) Umbraco
7 14 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
8 13 (2.48%) CMS
9 12 (2.29%) Apache
9 12 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (2.29%) IBM Notes
10 11 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (1.90%) WordPress
12 8 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
13 7 (1.33%) Tomcat
14 6 (1.14%) Confluence
15 5 (0.95%) OpenStack
16 4 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
17 3 (0.57%) Drupal
17 3 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 54 (10.29%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.71%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (2.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.33%) Shopify
3 3 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.57%) Magento
4 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.19%) Maximo
5 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 100 (19.05%) Office 365
2 78 (14.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (3.43%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (2.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (1.71%) OneDrive
7 8 (1.52%) IaaS
8 7 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (1.14%) Amazon S3
9 6 (1.14%) OpenShift
10 5 (0.95%) G Suite
10 5 (0.95%) Serverless
11 4 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.76%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.76%) SaaS
12 3 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 3 (0.57%) GitHub
12 3 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 108 (20.57%) DNS
2 91 (17.33%) Firewall
3 83 (15.81%) SAN
4 82 (15.62%) DHCP
5 66 (12.57%) LAN
5 66 (12.57%) TCP/IP
6 62 (11.81%) WAN
7 43 (8.19%) Wireless
8 36 (6.86%) Internet
9 32 (6.10%) VoIP
10 27 (5.14%) VLAN
11 24 (4.57%) Ethernet
11 24 (4.57%) Wi-Fi
12 19 (3.62%) VPN
13 18 (3.43%) NAS
13 18 (3.43%) Remote Desktop
13 18 (3.43%) Skype
14 17 (3.24%) SSL
15 15 (2.86%) Network Security
16 12 (2.29%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 30 (5.71%) MySQL
3 18 (3.43%) MongoDB
4 15 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (2.48%) MariaDB
6 12 (2.29%) Oracle Database
7 10 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (0.95%) NoSQL
9 5 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.95%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.38%) DB2
13 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 33 (6.29%) Git (software)
2 17 (3.24%) JIRA
3 15 (2.86%) TeamCity
4 14 (2.67%) Jenkins
5 13 (2.48%) Visual Studio
6 9 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.95%) Subversion
7 5 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (0.57%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.57%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.57%) HP UFT
9 3 (0.57%) InstallShield
9 3 (0.57%) Log4j
9 3 (0.57%) Log4Net
9 3 (0.57%) Selenium
9 3 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.38%) Maven
10 2 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.38%) Vagrant
General
1 88 (16.76%) Finance
2 30 (5.71%) Marketing
3 20 (3.81%) Law
4 15 (2.86%) Banking
4 15 (2.86%) Retail
5 13 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.29%) Electronics
7 11 (2.10%) Automotive
8 7 (1.33%) Advertising
8 7 (1.33%) Legal
9 5 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.57%) Billing
10 3 (0.57%) Military
11 2 (0.38%) Back Office
11 2 (0.38%) Games
11 2 (0.38%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.19%) French Language
12 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 94 (17.90%) Developer
2 88 (16.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 57 (10.86%) Support Engineer
4 45 (8.57%) Administrator
5 41 (7.81%) IT Engineer
6 40 (7.62%) IT Support
7 37 (7.05%) Systems Administrator
8 36 (6.86%) Analyst
8 36 (6.86%) DevOps Engineer
8 36 (6.86%) Infrastructure Support
9 32 (6.10%) Server Engineer
10 31 (5.90%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 29 (5.52%) IT Support Engineer
12 28 (5.33%) Full Stack Developer
12 28 (5.33%) Server Support
13 27 (5.14%) Systems Engineer
14 26 (4.95%) Software Developer
14 26 (4.95%) Team Leader
15 25 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 24 (4.57%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (12.19%) CSS
2 62 (11.81%) HTML
3 50 (9.52%) .NET
4 42 (8.00%) jQuery
5 38 (7.24%) Web Services
6 35 (6.67%) ASP.NET
7 29 (5.52%) AngularJS
8 28 (5.33%) HTML5
9 19 (3.62%) CSS3
10 18 (3.43%) ASP.NET Web API
10 18 (3.43%) Node.js
11 16 (3.05%) RESTful
12 12 (2.29%) Laravel
13 11 (2.10%) 802.1X
13 11 (2.10%) Django
13 11 (2.10%) LDAP
13 11 (2.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (1.90%) .NET Framework
15 9 (1.71%) Sass
16 8 (1.52%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 77 (14.67%) Data Centre
2 53 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (6.86%) Management Information System
4 33 (6.29%) User Experience
5 31 (5.90%) Computer Science
6 27 (5.14%) Self-Motivation
7 23 (4.38%) Client/Server
8 18 (3.43%) e-Learning
9 15 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
9 15 (2.86%) Replication
10 13 (2.48%) Blackberry
10 13 (2.48%) Mobile App
11 12 (2.29%) Fat Client
11 12 (2.29%) Thin Client
12 11 (2.10%) Fintech
13 10 (1.90%) Clustering
13 10 (1.90%) Life Science
14 9 (1.71%) Driving Licence
14 9 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 297 (56.57%) Windows
2 198 (37.71%) Windows Server
3 182 (34.67%) Linux
4 96 (18.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 93 (17.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 53 (10.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 50 (9.52%) Windows 7
8 28 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (4.76%) CentOS
9 25 (4.76%) Unix
10 16 (3.05%) Apple iOS
10 16 (3.05%) Mac OS X
10 16 (3.05%) Windows 10
11 14 (2.67%) Windows 8
12 10 (1.90%) Debian
12 10 (1.90%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.14%) Android
14 5 (0.95%) VMS
15 4 (0.76%) AIX
15 4 (0.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (23.62%) ITIL
2 107 (20.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 95 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (17.33%) Problem-Solving
5 64 (12.19%) DevOps
6 58 (11.05%) Change Management
6 58 (11.05%) Service Management
7 57 (10.86%) Mentoring
8 55 (10.48%) Configuration Management
9 48 (9.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 42 (8.00%) Coaching
11 40 (7.62%) MVC
12 39 (7.43%) Time Management
13 38 (7.24%) Patch Management
14 35 (6.67%) Service Delivery
15 34 (6.48%) Project Management
16 32 (6.10%) Analytics
16 32 (6.10%) ITSM
16 32 (6.10%) Storage Management
17 30 (5.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 93 (17.71%) SQL
2 84 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 67 (12.76%) PowerShell
4 44 (8.38%) Java
4 44 (8.38%) Python
5 42 (8.00%) C#
6 32 (6.10%) PHP
7 22 (4.19%) Bash Shell
7 22 (4.19%) Ruby
8 12 (2.29%) CoffeeScript
9 11 (2.10%) Perl
10 9 (1.71%) C
10 9 (1.71%) C++
10 9 (1.71%) Shell Script
10 9 (1.71%) T-SQL
10 9 (1.71%) VBScript
11 8 (1.52%) Embedded C
12 6 (1.14%) VB
13 5 (0.95%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 79 (15.05%) Degree
2 64 (12.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (9.52%) MCSE
4 41 (7.81%) Security Cleared
5 40 (7.62%) MCSA
6 32 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (4.38%) CCNA
7 23 (4.38%) MCP
8 20 (3.81%) A+ Certification
8 20 (3.81%) ACDT
8 20 (3.81%) ACHDS
8 20 (3.81%) ACTC
8 20 (3.81%) MCDST
8 20 (3.81%) MCSM
8 20 (3.81%) Network+ Certification
9 17 (3.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 15 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 15 (2.86%) SC Cleared
11 14 (2.67%) CCNP
11 14 (2.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.05%) SLA
2 27 (5.14%) QA
3 26 (4.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (3.24%) GDPR
5 16 (3.05%) PCI DSS
6 15 (2.86%) WAI
7 5 (0.95%) COBIT
7 5 (0.95%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 222 (42.29%) Active Directory
2 133 (25.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (10.86%) Hyper-V
4 33 (6.29%) Docker
5 31 (5.90%) Virtual Servers
6 30 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (4.76%) Terminal Services
8 24 (4.57%) XenApp
9 21 (4.00%) vSphere
10 17 (3.24%) Firmware
11 14 (2.67%) XenDesktop
12 13 (2.48%) Varnish
12 13 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
13 9 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (1.14%) NFS
14 6 (1.14%) VMware Server
15 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
16 4 (0.76%) RHEV
17 3 (0.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 46 (8.76%) SCCM
2 43 (8.19%) Puppet
3 37 (7.05%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (6.67%) Ansible
5 26 (4.95%) WSUS
6 19 (3.62%) SCOM
7 14 (2.67%) Terraform
8 11 (2.10%) Galera Cluster
9 9 (1.71%) AirWatch
10 8 (1.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 8 (1.52%) SCDPM
11 7 (1.33%) Backup Exec
12 6 (1.14%) Icinga
12 6 (1.14%) Microsoft Clustering
12 6 (1.14%) PowerCLI
12 6 (1.14%) Salt
13 5 (0.95%) Consul
13 5 (0.95%) Kubernetes
13 5 (0.95%) Prometheus
13 5 (0.95%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 204 (38.86%) Microsoft
2 180 (34.29%) VMware
3 79 (15.05%) Cisco
4 76 (14.48%) Citrix
5 51 (9.71%) HP
6 46 (8.76%) Red Hat
7 40 (7.62%) Apple
8 27 (5.14%) Oracle
9 25 (4.76%) Remedy
10 24 (4.57%) Dell
10 24 (4.57%) NetApp
11 17 (3.24%) Ivanti
12 15 (2.86%) IBM
13 14 (2.67%) EMC
13 14 (2.67%) SolarWinds
13 14 (2.67%) Veeam
14 13 (2.48%) CheckPoint
15 12 (2.29%) Google
15 12 (2.29%) Lotus
16 10 (1.90%) Nimble Storage