The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 173 174 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 15 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% 0.13% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 0
Average salary £34,500 £29,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.94% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +1.53%
Server Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3909 3648 3638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.95% 94.56% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3231 3188 3199
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Server Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Server Engineer Salary Trend in Manchester

Server Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Server Engineer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Server Engineer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) VMware
2 14 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (50.00%) Citrix
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (45.00%) ITIL
4 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (40.00%) CCA
5 8 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (40.00%) Change Management
5 8 (40.00%) VMware ESX
5 8 (40.00%) Finance
5 8 (40.00%) MCTS
5 8 (40.00%) MCITP
5 8 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 8 (40.00%) Windows 2000
5 8 (40.00%) VMS
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (40.00%) Change Control
6 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (20.00%) LAN
7 4 (20.00%) WAN
7 4 (20.00%) DHCP
7 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (20.00%) DNS
7 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (20.00%) IIS
1 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) LAN
1 4 (20.00%) WAN
1 4 (20.00%) DHCP
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (20.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) SAN
3 2 (10.00%) NAS
4 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (15.00%) Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) Statistics
4 1 (5.00%) CMDB
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (40.00%) VMS
3 8 (40.00%) Windows 2000
4 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (10.00%) Solaris
4 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 2 (10.00%) SUSE
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 8 (40.00%) Change Management
2 8 (40.00%) Change Control
3 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.00%) Benchmarking
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) ETL
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (40.00%) MCTS
2 8 (40.00%) MCITP
2 8 (40.00%) CCA
2 8 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) BS7799
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (40.00%) VMware ESX
2 8 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
1 2 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) VMware
2 10 (50.00%) Citrix
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat