The median annual salary for a Server Technician was £23,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Server Technician
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 861 908 965
Rank change year-on-year +47 +57  
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Technician 13 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.026% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.027% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 19
Median salary £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.08% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £19,000 £18,046
10% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £25,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £24,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -2.04%  

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 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Server Technician
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Technician in the UK

Server Technician
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Server Technician in the UK

Server Technician
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Server Technician over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Server Technician in the UK

Server Technician
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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 +30 13 £23,500 -2.08% 3
London +30 9 £23,500 -
Croydon - 7 £23,500 -
Feltham - 2 £18,500 -
South East +51 1 £32,500 +35.41%
West Midlands +14 1 £27,000 -1.81%
North West -36 1 - - 1
Lewes - 1 £32,500 -
Lincoln - 1 £21,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £27,000 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £21,000 -
Manchester - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £32,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £27,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £21,000 -

Server Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Server Technician 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 Technician in the job title.

1 30 (93.75%) Windows
2 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 19 (59.38%) VMware
3 18 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (56.25%) Windows Server
4 17 (53.13%) Active Directory
5 15 (46.88%) Cisco
6 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Office
7 12 (37.50%) DBS Check
7 12 (37.50%) Firewall
8 11 (34.38%) VPN
8 11 (34.38%) Meraki
9 10 (31.25%) iPad
9 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
9 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (31.25%) Driving Licence
9 10 (31.25%) Citrix
10 9 (28.13%) Apple
11 8 (25.00%) Hyper-V
12 7 (21.88%) Office 365
13 6 (18.75%) Skype for Business
13 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
13 6 (18.75%) VoIP
13 6 (18.75%) SQL
13 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
13 6 (18.75%) VLAN

Server Technician 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 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (18.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) Firewall
2 11 (34.38%) VPN
3 6 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (18.75%) VLAN
3 6 (18.75%) VoIP
4 5 (15.63%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (15.63%) DHCP
4 5 (15.63%) DNS
5 1 (3.13%) LAN
5 1 (3.13%) NAS
5 1 (3.13%) SAN
5 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Driving Licence
1 10 (31.25%) iPad
2 1 (3.13%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 30 (93.75%) Windows
2 18 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (15.63%) Android
5 5 (15.63%) Mac OS
6 2 (6.25%) Linux
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.13%) CentOS
7 1 (3.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Network Planning
2 2 (6.25%) Hardware Maintenance
2 2 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (3.13%) DevOps
3 1 (3.13%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (3.13%) IT Strategy
3 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.13%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (3.13%) Presales
3 1 (3.13%) Server Building
3 1 (3.13%) Task Automation
3 1 (3.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) DBS Check
2 2 (6.25%) A+ Certification
2 2 (6.25%) CCNA
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.25%) MCITP
2 2 (6.25%) MCSA
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (53.13%) Active Directory
3 8 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) SCOM
2 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
1 19 (59.38%) VMware
2 15 (46.88%) Cisco
3 11 (34.38%) Meraki
4 10 (31.25%) Citrix
5 9 (28.13%) Apple
6 5 (15.63%) ZyXEL
7 4 (12.50%) HP
8 2 (6.25%) Adobe
8 2 (6.25%) Autodesk
8 2 (6.25%) Draytek
8 2 (6.25%) SonicWALL
9 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.13%) Dell
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