The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Server Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 119 127 110
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 13 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.58% 0.093% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.099% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 1
Average salary £28,728 £24,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.25% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +1.53%
Server Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2106 2020 1598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.89% 93.61% 93.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1792 1825 1330
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Server Engineer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Server Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Server Engineer across the Birmingham region.

Server Engineer Salary Trend in Birmingham

Server Engineer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Server Engineer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

Server Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Server Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Server Engineer in their job title.

1 13 (86.67%) Windows
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (60.00%) DNS
4 8 (53.33%) DHCP
4 8 (53.33%) ITIL
4 8 (53.33%) SCCM
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (53.33%) SolarWinds
4 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (33.33%) NetBackup
5 5 (33.33%) Symantec
5 5 (33.33%) MCSE
6 4 (26.67%) MCSA
6 4 (26.67%) HP
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) VMware Server
7 3 (20.00%) Clustering
7 3 (20.00%) SAN
7 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (20.00%) C++
7 3 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) Solaris
7 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) OOP
8 2 (13.33%) OO
8 2 (13.33%) JBoss

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Server Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Server Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) DNS
2 8 (53.33%) DHCP
3 3 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (13.33%) Firewall
5 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) CMDB
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Solaris
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) OOP
3 2 (13.33%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) C++
2 3 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) C
3 2 (13.33%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) VBScript
4 1 (6.67%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (33.33%) MCSE
3 4 (26.67%) MCSA
4 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) MCP
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Server
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) SCCM
2 5 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.67%) ARCserve
3 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) SolarWinds
3 5 (33.33%) Symantec
4 4 (26.67%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) JBoss
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) EMC
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle