Period
to 26 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Windows Server Specialist was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

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

Windows Server Specialist
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1170 1239 1288
Rank change year-on-year +69 +49 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Server Specialist 7 35 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.017% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.018% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 7 33 27
UK median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +1.12% -0.22%
10th Percentile £33,000 £41,250 £29,600
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary - £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

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 170529 194747 213359
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.98% 96.49% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 138650 163674 174935
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Windows Server Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server Specialist in the UK

Windows Server Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Windows Server Specialist in the UK

Windows Server Specialist
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server Specialist over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server Specialist in the UK

Windows Server Specialist
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server Specialist within the UK over the 6 months to 26 July 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
London +57 7 £40,000 -33.33%
England +40 7 £40,000 -11.11%

Windows Server Specialist Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, Windows 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 Windows Server Specialist in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Low Latency
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) VLAN
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) VoIP
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) Office 365
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS

Windows 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Low Latency
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco