The median annual salary for a Server Specialist was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Server Specialist
UK
Rank 839 924 910
Rank change year-on-year +85 -14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Specialist 28 40 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.039% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.040% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 21 38 37
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £30,975
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,000 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +8.97%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Server Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Server Specialist in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Server Specialist in the UK

Server Specialist
Top 20 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +81 26 £47,500 +5.55% 1
North West -5 10 £46,250 +65.17% 1
Liverpool - 10 £46,250 - 1
Merseyside - 10 £46,250 - 1
London +71 8 £40,000 -23.80%
South East +72 7 £51,250 +13.88%
Cobham - 5 £51,250 -
Surrey - 5 £51,250 -
Scotland +25 2 £32,500 -2.25%
Berkshire - 2 £47,500 -
East of England +23 1 £35,500 -25.26%
Edinburgh 0 1 £32,500 -1.51%
Highlands - 1 £32,500 -
Inverness - 1 £32,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £35,500 -
Croydon - 1 £34,500 -
Westminster - 1 £27,500 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £47,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £35,500 -

Server Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 25 (75.76%) Windows Server
3 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
4 22 (66.67%) VMware
5 19 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (45.45%) NetApp
7 14 (42.42%) Linux
8 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
9 12 (36.36%) Hyper-V
10 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (24.24%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (21.21%) Capacity Planning
13 7 (21.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (21.21%) SCOM
13 7 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (21.21%) Change Control
13 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
14 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
15 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
15 5 (15.15%) Service Management
15 5 (15.15%) DHCP
15 5 (15.15%) DNS
15 5 (15.15%) Cybersecurity
15 5 (15.15%) DevOps
16 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
16 4 (12.12%) ITIL
16 4 (12.12%) Clustering
17 3 (9.09%) Firewall
17 3 (9.09%) Finance

Server Specialist Skill Set
Top Related 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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) DHCP
1 5 (15.15%) DNS
2 3 (9.09%) Firewall
2 3 (9.09%) LAN
2 3 (9.09%) VLAN
3 2 (6.06%) Internet
3 2 (6.06%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.03%) FCoE
4 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.03%) VoIP
4 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
1 1 (3.03%) Java EE
1 1 (3.03%) JSF
1 1 (3.03%) JSON
1 1 (3.03%) JSP
1 1 (3.03%) Spring
1 1 (3.03%) Struts
1 1 (3.03%) XML
1 1 (3.03%) XSL
1 1 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 25 (75.76%) Windows Server
3 14 (42.42%) Linux
4 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.03%) Android
8 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.03%) CentOS
8 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (21.21%) Change Control
2 5 (15.15%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (15.15%) DevOps
2 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
2 5 (15.15%) Service Management
3 4 (12.12%) ITIL
4 3 (9.09%) High Availability
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (6.06%) Low Latency
5 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.03%) Cyber Intelligence
6 1 (3.03%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 1 (3.03%) Email Filtering
6 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.03%) Microservices
6 1 (3.03%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (3.03%) Presales
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.09%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.03%) CEH
2 1 (3.03%) CISSP
2 1 (3.03%) GCIA
2 1 (3.03%) MCITP
2 1 (3.03%) MCP
2 1 (3.03%) MCSA
2 1 (3.03%) MCSE
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 19 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (36.36%) Hyper-V
4 8 (24.24%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.06%) vSphere
6 1 (3.03%) Firmware
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (3.03%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) SCOM
2 2 (6.06%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.03%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.03%) Grafana
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) VMware
2 15 (45.45%) NetApp
3 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
5 3 (9.09%) Citrix
5 3 (9.09%) Sophos
6 2 (6.06%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco
6 2 (6.06%) Juniper
6 2 (6.06%) SAP
6 2 (6.06%) Trustwave
6 2 (6.06%) Veritas
7 1 (3.03%) arcserve
7 1 (3.03%) BEA
7 1 (3.03%) EMC
7 1 (3.03%) HP
7 1 (3.03%) IBM
7 1 (3.03%) Intel
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle
7 1 (3.03%) Symantec
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