Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Server Management
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 678 618 624
Rank change year-on-year -60 +6 +41
Permanent jobs citing Server Management 520 693 796
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.39% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.43% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 437 595 675
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £26,400 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £72,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% -

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 152,266 161,948 177,345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.04% 91.54% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 121,191 127,863 147,982
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £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 20 September 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 20 September 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 -55 488 £42,500 - 97
UK excluding London -6 345 £37,500 -11.76% 75
London -67 166 £50,000 -9.09% 27
South East -27 86 £42,500 - 16
North of England +15 76 £33,500 -10.67% 22
Midlands +13 72 £30,000 -7.69% 12
East of England +43 60 £32,500 -27.78% 7
North West +28 47 £38,250 +2.00% 8
South West -7 41 £33,000 -14.84% 14
East Midlands +17 37 £30,000 -7.69% 4
West Midlands +17 35 £32,500 -2.99% 8
Yorkshire +12 21 £32,250 -19.38% 11
Wales +18 13 £30,000 -19.46%
North East -23 8 £47,500 +90.00% 3
Scotland -46 8 £45,000 -21.74% 5
Northern Ireland - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 285 (54.81%) Windows
2 187 (35.96%) Active Directory
3 179 (34.42%) Microsoft
4 177 (34.04%) Windows Server
5 172 (33.08%) Linux
6 157 (30.19%) VMware
7 124 (23.85%) VMware Infrastructure
8 120 (23.08%) SQL Server
9 112 (21.54%) SQL
9 112 (21.54%) ITIL
10 97 (18.65%) Finance
11 96 (18.46%) Firewall
12 92 (17.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 88 (16.92%) Problem-Solving
14 87 (16.73%) Office 365
14 87 (16.73%) DNS
15 86 (16.54%) SAN
16 85 (16.35%) LAN
16 85 (16.35%) JavaScript
17 81 (15.58%) Data Centre
18 78 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
18 78 (15.00%) Degree
19 77 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
20 72 (13.85%) WAN
20 72 (13.85%) PowerShell
21 71 (13.65%) Microsoft Azure
22 70 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
22 70 (13.46%) DevOps
22 70 (13.46%) TCP/IP
22 70 (13.46%) Cisco

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 52 (10.00%) IIS
2 50 (9.62%) MS Exchange
3 26 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 20 (3.85%) CMS
5 19 (3.65%) nginx
6 16 (3.08%) Apache
7 15 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
8 13 (2.50%) Skype for Business
9 12 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (2.31%) IBM Notes
9 12 (2.31%) Umbraco
9 12 (2.31%) WordPress
10 11 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (1.35%) OpenStack
11 7 (1.35%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.96%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
14 3 (0.58%) Confluence
Applications
1 41 (7.88%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.73%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.15%) Shopify
3 4 (0.77%) Maximo
4 2 (0.38%) Magento
4 2 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 87 (16.73%) Office 365
2 71 (13.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (2.31%) IaaS
6 11 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (1.73%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (1.73%) Serverless
9 7 (1.35%) Amazon S3
9 7 (1.35%) OpenShift
10 5 (0.96%) OneDrive
11 4 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.77%) G Suite
11 4 (0.77%) PaaS
11 4 (0.77%) SaaS
12 3 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 3 (0.58%) GitHub
12 3 (0.58%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 96 (18.46%) Firewall
2 87 (16.73%) DNS
3 86 (16.54%) SAN
4 85 (16.35%) LAN
5 72 (13.85%) WAN
6 70 (13.46%) TCP/IP
7 62 (11.92%) DHCP
8 42 (8.08%) Wireless
9 34 (6.54%) Internet
10 27 (5.19%) VPN
11 24 (4.62%) Ethernet
11 24 (4.62%) VLAN
12 22 (4.23%) VoIP
13 17 (3.27%) Network Security
14 16 (3.08%) Wi-Fi
14 16 (3.08%) WLAN
15 13 (2.50%) Skype
16 12 (2.31%) NAS
16 12 (2.31%) SSL
17 11 (2.12%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.92%) MySQL
3 18 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (3.27%) MongoDB
5 13 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (1.92%) MariaDB
7 8 (1.54%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (0.77%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (0.58%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.38%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.38%) Redis
13 2 (0.38%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 39 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 21 (4.04%) Jenkins
3 14 (2.69%) TeamCity
4 13 (2.50%) JIRA
5 10 (1.92%) Visual Studio
6 9 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (0.77%) Bitbucket
8 4 (0.77%) gulp
8 4 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.58%) Log4j
9 3 (0.58%) Log4Net
9 3 (0.58%) ProC
9 3 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (0.58%) Subversion
9 3 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.38%) InstallShield
10 2 (0.38%) PhpStorm
11 1 (0.19%) webpack
General
1 97 (18.65%) Finance
2 27 (5.19%) Marketing
3 25 (4.81%) Law
4 22 (4.23%) Retail
5 17 (3.27%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.69%) Advertising
7 12 (2.31%) Banking
7 12 (2.31%) Electronics
8 9 (1.73%) Automotive
8 9 (1.73%) Legal
9 7 (1.35%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.96%) Games
11 4 (0.77%) Billing
11 4 (0.77%) Military
11 4 (0.77%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.38%) French Language
12 2 (0.38%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 99 (19.04%) Developer
2 69 (13.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 42 (8.08%) Support Engineer
4 41 (7.88%) Administrator
5 39 (7.50%) Analyst
5 39 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 30 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
7 28 (5.38%) IT Engineer
7 28 (5.38%) IT Support
7 28 (5.38%) Software Developer
8 27 (5.19%) Systems Engineer
8 27 (5.19%) Team Leader
9 25 (4.81%) Full Stack Developer
10 24 (4.62%) Infrastructure Support
10 24 (4.62%) Server Engineer
11 22 (4.23%) Linux Engineer
12 21 (4.04%) Web Developer
13 20 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
14 19 (3.65%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 19 (3.65%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (13.46%) HTML
2 67 (12.88%) CSS
3 49 (9.42%) .NET
4 42 (8.08%) jQuery
5 37 (7.12%) HTML5
6 31 (5.96%) ASP.NET
7 29 (5.58%) Web Services
8 27 (5.19%) AngularJS
9 23 (4.42%) CSS3
10 20 (3.85%) Node.js
11 16 (3.08%) RESTful
12 14 (2.69%) Ajax
12 14 (2.69%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (2.12%) Django
13 11 (2.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (1.92%) .NET Framework
14 10 (1.92%) LAMP
15 9 (1.73%) Laravel
15 9 (1.73%) LDAP
16 8 (1.54%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 81 (15.58%) Data Centre
2 46 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (7.88%) Management Information System
4 39 (7.50%) Computer Science
5 30 (5.77%) User Experience
6 27 (5.19%) Self-Motivation
7 25 (4.81%) Client/Server
8 18 (3.46%) e-Learning
8 18 (3.46%) Replication
9 14 (2.69%) Fintech
10 13 (2.50%) Blackberry
10 13 (2.50%) Driving Licence
10 13 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
10 13 (2.50%) Mobile App
11 12 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.92%) Life Science
13 9 (1.73%) Clustering
14 8 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
15 7 (1.35%) Graphic Design
15 7 (1.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 285 (54.81%) Windows
2 177 (34.04%) Windows Server
3 172 (33.08%) Linux
4 78 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 70 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (9.04%) Windows 7
7 32 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (5.96%) CentOS
9 24 (4.62%) Unix
10 16 (3.08%) Apple iOS
11 14 (2.69%) Mac OS X
11 14 (2.69%) Windows 10
12 12 (2.31%) Windows 8
13 9 (1.73%) Debian
13 9 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (1.54%) SUSE
15 6 (1.15%) AIX
15 6 (1.15%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.96%) Solaris
16 5 (0.96%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (21.54%) ITIL
2 92 (17.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 88 (16.92%) Problem-Solving
4 77 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (13.46%) DevOps
6 66 (12.69%) Configuration Management
7 51 (9.81%) Change Management
8 46 (8.85%) Disaster Recovery
9 42 (8.08%) Time Management
10 40 (7.69%) Storage Management
11 37 (7.12%) Mentoring
12 35 (6.73%) MVC
13 34 (6.54%) Project Management
13 34 (6.54%) Service Management
14 29 (5.58%) Patch Management
14 29 (5.58%) Service Delivery
15 27 (5.19%) Software Engineering
16 26 (5.00%) Web Development
17 25 (4.81%) Identity Management
17 25 (4.81%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (21.54%) SQL
2 85 (16.35%) JavaScript
3 72 (13.85%) PowerShell
4 47 (9.04%) Java
5 40 (7.69%) Python
6 38 (7.31%) PHP
7 36 (6.92%) C#
8 23 (4.42%) Bash Shell
9 22 (4.23%) Ruby
10 12 (2.31%) CoffeeScript
11 10 (1.92%) C
11 10 (1.92%) Perl
11 10 (1.92%) T-SQL
11 10 (1.92%) VB
12 9 (1.73%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.35%) C++
13 7 (1.35%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.15%) Embedded C
15 5 (0.96%) Korn
15 5 (0.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 78 (15.00%) Degree
2 52 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (8.46%) MCSE
4 38 (7.31%) MCSA
5 35 (6.73%) Security Cleared
6 25 (4.81%) MCP
7 22 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (3.85%) A+ Certification
8 20 (3.85%) ACDT
8 20 (3.85%) ACHDS
8 20 (3.85%) ACTC
8 20 (3.85%) CCNA
8 20 (3.85%) MCDST
8 20 (3.85%) MCSM
8 20 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
9 18 (3.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 17 (3.27%) SC Cleared
11 13 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 12 (2.31%) MCITP
13 9 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (8.65%) SLA
2 30 (5.77%) QA
3 18 (3.46%) PCI DSS
4 16 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (2.31%) WAI
6 9 (1.73%) GDPR
7 4 (0.77%) COBIT
8 3 (0.58%) PMO
9 2 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.38%) GCP
System Software
1 187 (35.96%) Active Directory
2 124 (23.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (11.35%) Hyper-V
4 33 (6.35%) Docker
5 27 (5.19%) Terminal Services
6 26 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (4.81%) Virtual Servers
8 20 (3.85%) vSphere
9 14 (2.69%) Varnish
10 12 (2.31%) Firmware
11 10 (1.92%) XenApp
12 9 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
13 8 (1.54%) XenDesktop
14 6 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (1.15%) NFS
14 6 (1.15%) VMware Server
15 5 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
16 4 (0.77%) RHEV
17 2 (0.38%) Cronacle
17 2 (0.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 47 (9.04%) Puppet
2 43 (8.27%) SCCM
3 40 (7.69%) Ansible
4 35 (6.73%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (5.38%) WSUS
6 17 (3.27%) SCOM
7 12 (2.31%) Terraform
8 8 (1.54%) Microsoft Clustering
9 7 (1.35%) Galera Cluster
9 7 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
10 6 (1.15%) AirWatch
10 6 (1.15%) Kubernetes
10 6 (1.15%) NetBackup
10 6 (1.15%) PowerCLI
10 6 (1.15%) Red Hat Satellite
11 5 (0.96%) EMC NetWorker
12 4 (0.77%) Backup Exec
12 4 (0.77%) Nmap
12 4 (0.77%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.77%) vMotion
Vendors
1 179 (34.42%) Microsoft
2 157 (30.19%) VMware
3 70 (13.46%) Cisco
4 64 (12.31%) Citrix
5 39 (7.50%) HP
6 37 (7.12%) Apple
7 32 (6.15%) Red Hat
8 30 (5.77%) Oracle
9 29 (5.58%) Dell
10 25 (4.81%) NetApp
11 23 (4.42%) Remedy
12 22 (4.23%) IBM
13 18 (3.46%) Veeam
14 16 (3.08%) Ivanti
15 15 (2.88%) CheckPoint
15 15 (2.88%) Google
16 12 (2.31%) Lotus
17 10 (1.92%) Acronis
17 10 (1.92%) Adobe
17 10 (1.92%) Nimble Storage