Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Server Specialist was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Server Specialist
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1167 1184 1277
Rank change year-on-year +17 +93 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Specialist 22 35 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.019% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.019% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 20 35 26
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.41% +25.71% -12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Server Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Server Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Server Specialist in the UK

Server Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Server Specialist in the UK

Server Specialist
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Server Specialist over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Server Specialist in the UK

Server Specialist
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Specialist within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +33 20 £42,500 -5.56% 3
UK excluding London +19 15 £42,500 -3.41% 3
London -2 7 £53,750 -2.27% 1
South East +30 6 £41,500 -7.78% 1
South West - 3 £42,500 - 1
North of England +11 2 £42,500 +30.77%
Midlands +9 2 £35,000 +27.27%
Scotland -17 2 £48,750 +44.44% 1
West Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 -

Server Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Server Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Server Specialist in the job title.

1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) VMware
3 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (36.36%) Finance
4 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (31.82%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (27.27%) Change Management
6 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 5 (22.73%) Linux
7 5 (22.73%) Presales
7 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (18.18%) SCCM
8 4 (18.18%) HP
8 4 (18.18%) LAN
9 3 (13.64%) SMTP
9 3 (13.64%) FTP
9 3 (13.64%) HTTP
9 3 (13.64%) Dell
9 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
9 3 (13.64%) DNS
9 3 (13.64%) MCSE
9 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
9 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
9 3 (13.64%) Financial Institution
9 3 (13.64%) Migration
9 3 (13.64%) Banking
9 3 (13.64%) Fujitsu

Server Specialist Skill Set
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 3 (13.64%) Skype for Business
2 2 (9.09%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) LAN
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) FTP
2 3 (13.64%) HTTP
2 3 (13.64%) Skype
2 3 (13.64%) SMTP
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) SAN
3 2 (9.09%) WAN
3 2 (9.09%) WLAN
4 1 (4.55%) DHCP
4 1 (4.55%) NAS
4 1 (4.55%) SNMP
4 1 (4.55%) SSH
4 1 (4.55%) SSL
4 1 (4.55%) Telnet
4 1 (4.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Fintech
1 3 (13.64%) Public Cloud
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.09%) iSeries
3 1 (4.55%) AS400
3 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (22.73%) Linux
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Customer Requirements
2 6 (27.27%) Change Management
3 5 (22.73%) Presales
4 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) B2B
5 2 (9.09%) B2B Sales
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Software Deployment
6 1 (4.55%) Disruptive Innovation
6 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
6 1 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) C
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) RPG
2 1 (4.55%) VB
2 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) MCSE
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.09%) Firmware
5 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
2 3 (13.64%) Ansible
2 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (13.64%) Puppet
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.55%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (54.55%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) HP
4 3 (13.64%) Dell
4 3 (13.64%) Fujitsu
4 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco
5 2 (9.09%) EMC
5 2 (9.09%) Juniper
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix
6 1 (4.55%) IBM
6 1 (4.55%) NetApp
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle
6 1 (4.55%) Splunk