Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Server Professional

United States Location

Chicago - Gary - Kenosha
IL - IN - WI
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average


Experience Requirement

4 Years and 9 Months

Raise +1 Year

$3,230 at 3.88%

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 4 Years & 9 Months: $83,242 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $70,833 & $95,651; and, 5% of Jobs top $113,534.

Number of Jobs :

Most Jobs are available closest to the Salary Average.

Fewer Jobs are available at Lower and Higher Salaries.

Salary End Points :

$15,080 = minimum wage annual salary in the USA.

$187,699 = annual salary for the highest paying IT Job in the USA at the Top 2.5% Experience and Top 2.5% Salary.

Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $119,356
5% $113,534
10% $106,832
25% $95,651
33% $91,165
50% $83,242
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
Number of all Jobs at 4 Years and 9 Months Experience.

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $80,930 $85,553
25% $77,381 $89,103
33% $75,319 $91,165
50% $70,833 $95,651
67% $65,440 $101,044
95% $47,128 $119,356
Salary Average =


Mid Point between each Low/High pair.

Percent of Job Market =

Number of Jobs with Salary between Low/High pair
Number of all Jobs at 4 Years and 9 Months Experience.

= and

Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
3 Years and 9 Months $79,404 $3,838 at 4.83%
4 Years and 9 Months $83,242 $3,230 at 3.88%
5 Years and 9 Months $86,471 $2,788 at 3.22%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary is lowest at entry level, increases rapidly with the first years of experience and approaches a ceiling as experience matures.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $66,631 at the low experience of 1 Year and 6 Months; $84,376 at the average experience of 5 Years and 1 Month; and, $93,728 at the top experience of 8 Years and 8 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

11 Years and 1 Month = Top 2.5% Experience in the IT Job with the highest required experience in the USA.

Salary and Experience Range

95% of Jobs require Experience between the Low and Top



This position involves the design, development, implementation, configuration and/or administration of a Citrix Delivery Center.


The qualifications of this information technology Job:
  • Citrix Delivery Center, Citrix MetaFrame, NetScaler, Citrix WinFrame, XenApp, XenDesktop or XenServer;
  • Professional,
    Analyst, Administrator, Architect, Designer, Developer, Engineer, Support or Technician.


A+ Skills
Additional IT skills and US Cities requested in some job descriptions:
7% of job descriptions,
Project Leader, Project Manager, Supervisor, Team Leader or Technical Lead;
Graduate Degree,
2% of job descriptions,
Master of Science in Computer Engineering, Master of Science in Computer Science, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, MA/MS in Information Technology, MA/MS in Information Science, Master of Arts Degree, Master of Science Degree or Ph.D.;
Microsoft Active Directory,
47% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Exchange Server,
24% of job descriptions;
Microsoft IIS,
19% of job descriptions;
Microsoft SQL Server,
16% of job descriptions;
44% of job descriptions;
26% of job descriptions,
Cisco, Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA), Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP), Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE), Cisco Certified Network Associate(CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Cisco Catalyst Switch, Cisco IP Phone, Cisco PIX, Cisco Router, Cisco VoIP, CiscoWorks or IOS;
EMC NetWorker,
7% of job descriptions;
Computer Consulting Industry,
13% of job descriptions,
Computer Consulting, Computer Network Consulting, Computer System Consulting or Information Technology Consulting;
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-CT-PA,
11% of jobs;
Washington-Baltimore, DC-MD-VA-WV,
12% of jobs.


Chicago - Gary - Kenosha, IL - IN - WI:

Addison, Arlington Heights, Aurora, Batavia, Barrington, Berwyn, Bollingbrook, Boone, Buffalo Grove, Burbank, Calumet City, Carol Stream, Carpentersville, Chicago Heights, Chicago, Cicero, Cook County, Crystal Lake, De Kalb County, De Kalb, Deerfield, Des Plaines, Downers Grove, DuPage County, East Chicago, Elgin, Elk Grove, Elk Grove Village, Elmhurst, Evanston, Geneva, Glendale Heights, Glenview, Grundy County, Hanover Park, Harvard, Harvey, Highland Park, Hines, Hinsdale, Hoffman Estates, Homewood, Itasca, Joliet, Kane County, Kankakee County, Kendall County, Lake County, Lake Forest, Lansing, Libertyville, Lincolnshire, Lombard, Maywood, McHenry County, Morris, Mount Prospect, Mundelein, Naperville, Niles, Norridge, North Chicago, Northbrook, Oak Brook, Oak Forest, Oak Lawn, Oak Park, Ogle, Orland Park, Palatine, Park Forest, Park Ridge, Plano, Riverside, Riverwoods, Rochelle, Rockford, Rolling, Romeoville, Rosemont, Schaumburg, Schiller Park, Skokie, St Charles, Streamwood, Tinley Park, Vernon Hills, Warrenville, Waukegan, Westchester, Wheaton, Wheeling, Will County, Wilmette, Winebago, Wood Dale and Woodridge;
Cedar Lake, Crown Point, East Chicago, Gary, Hammond, Hobart, Lake County, Lake, Merrilvilee, Merrilville, Portage, Porter County, and Valparaiso;
Kenosha County and Kenosha.

These locations are all included in the Chicago, IL metropolitan area as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB).