Period
to 27 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Server+ Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 27 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Server+ Certification
UK
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1006 1113 1214
Rank change year-on-year +107 +101 -11
Permanent jobs citing Server+ Certification 15 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.003% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.056% 0.011% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 2
UK median annual salary £33,500 £27,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.82% -46.34% +28.13%
10th Percentile £17,000 £26,250 £41,875
90th Percentile £34,250 £28,750 £63,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £19,000 £27,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -30.91% -31.25% -

Server+ Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 26,702 36,854 42,295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.72% 24.38% 23.98%
Number of salaries quoted 19,725 26,889 32,875
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -

Server+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Server+ Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Server+ Certification in the UK

Server+ Certification
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Server+ Certification in the UK

Server+ Certification
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Server+ Certification over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Server+ Certification in the UK

Server+ Certification
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server+ Certification within the UK over the 6 months to 27 February 2020. 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 +124 15 £33,500 +21.82% 2
UK excluding London +119 8 £19,000 -30.91% 1
London +77 7 £33,500 - 1
North of England +58 4 £19,000 -30.91%
North West - 4 £19,000 -
South East - 3 £17,000 -
South West +38 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, IT jobs citing Server+ Certification 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+ Certification.

1 13 (86.67%) A+ Certification
2 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
3 11 (73.33%) Office 365
4 8 (53.33%) PowerShell
4 8 (53.33%) Azure
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (53.33%) Network+ Certification
4 8 (53.33%) VMware
4 8 (53.33%) MCSE
4 8 (53.33%) DHCP
4 8 (53.33%) DNS
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
5 7 (46.67%) Line Management
5 7 (46.67%) Hardware Maintenance
5 7 (46.67%) VPN
5 7 (46.67%) VoIP
5 7 (46.67%) MCSA
5 7 (46.67%) CCNA
5 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (46.67%) Firewall
5 7 (46.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (46.67%) VLAN
5 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
6 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (26.67%) Windows 10
6 4 (26.67%) DBS Check
7 2 (13.33%) Firmware
7 2 (13.33%) HP

Server+ Certification
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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (73.33%) Office 365
2 8 (53.33%) Azure
3 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) DHCP
1 8 (53.33%) DNS
2 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) VLAN
2 7 (46.67%) VoIP
2 7 (46.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) NAS
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
General
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
1 1 (6.67%) Public Sector
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Team Leader
1 7 (46.67%) Technical Leader
1 7 (46.67%) Technical Team Leader
2 6 (40.00%) Junior
3 3 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 3 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (20.00%) IT Support
3 3 (20.00%) Junior Help Desk Support
3 3 (20.00%) Junior IT Support
4 2 (13.33%) IT Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) IT Technician
4 2 (13.33%) Junior IT Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Junior IT Technician
4 2 (13.33%) Trainee
5 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Break Fix Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Trainee
5 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Cyberattack
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Hardware Maintenance
1 7 (46.67%) Line Management
2 1 (6.67%) Availability Management
2 1 (6.67%) Break/Fix
2 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (6.67%) Cyber Resilience
2 1 (6.67%) Demand Management
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Information Security
2 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
2 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (6.67%) Process Management
2 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (6.67%) Security Management
2 1 (6.67%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) A+ Certification
2 8 (53.33%) MCSE
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (53.33%) Network+ Certification
3 7 (46.67%) CCNA
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (46.67%) MCSA
3 7 (46.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (26.67%) DBS Check
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) Firmware
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Dell
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (6.67%) Sun