The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Engineer
Rank 215 209 223
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 23 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.22% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.23% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 3
Average salary £42,500 £24,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.46% -10.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,250 £35,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Server Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5694 5244 5472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.05% 95.57% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4848 4448 4871
Average salary £37,500 £35,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Server Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Server Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

Server Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Server Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Server Engineer Salary Histogram in the South West

Server Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -3 11 £42,500 +73.46%
Gloucestershire -3 5 £50,000 -
Dorset -19 4 £37,500 +15.38%
Somerset +9 1 £35,500 +29.09%
Bristol - 1 £32,500 - 1
Devon - 1 £29,500 -
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 38 (86.36%) VMware
2 37 (84.09%) Windows
3 25 (56.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (52.27%) Linux
4 23 (52.27%) Cisco
5 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 19 (43.18%) ITIL
7 17 (38.64%) Active Directory
7 17 (38.64%) DNS
8 14 (31.82%) SQL
9 13 (29.55%) SAN
10 12 (27.27%) TCP/IP
10 12 (27.27%) SCOM
11 11 (25.00%) SCCM
11 11 (25.00%) DHCP
11 11 (25.00%) MS Exchange
11 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (25.00%) Hyper-V
12 10 (22.73%) Bash Shell
12 10 (22.73%) Perl
12 10 (22.73%) Finance
13 9 (20.45%) Firewall
13 9 (20.45%) SSL
14 8 (18.18%) Citrix
14 8 (18.18%) Red Hat
14 8 (18.18%) CheckPoint
14 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
15 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
15 7 (15.91%) IIS
15 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 11 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.91%) IIS
3 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (9.09%) Apache
3 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.55%) MS Project Server
5 2 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (2.27%) Lync
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
2 1 (2.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (38.64%) DNS
2 13 (29.55%) SAN
3 12 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 11 (25.00%) DHCP
5 9 (20.45%) Firewall
5 9 (20.45%) SSL
6 5 (11.36%) LDAP
6 5 (11.36%) FTP
6 5 (11.36%) Telnet
7 4 (9.09%) Multicast
7 4 (9.09%) NAS
7 4 (9.09%) VLAN
7 4 (9.09%) HTTP
8 1 (2.27%) LAN
8 1 (2.27%) Internet
8 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
2 4 (9.09%) Advertising
2 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.82%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) HTML
1 4 (9.09%) J2EE
1 4 (9.09%) JSP
1 4 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Clustering
1 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.27%) Replication
3 1 (2.27%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 37 (84.09%) Windows
2 23 (52.27%) Linux
3 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.82%) HPUX
5 3 (6.82%) Solaris
5 3 (6.82%) UNIX
5 3 (6.82%) SUSE
5 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) ITIL
2 6 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (11.36%) Information Security
3 5 (11.36%) Network Load Balancing
3 5 (11.36%) Network Architecture
3 5 (11.36%) Build Automation
4 4 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 4 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 4 (9.09%) Service Management
5 3 (6.82%) Process Management
5 3 (6.82%) Change Management
5 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.55%) Line Management
6 2 (4.55%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (4.55%) Time Management
6 2 (4.55%) Project Management
6 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.27%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.27%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) SQL
2 10 (22.73%) Bash Shell
2 10 (22.73%) Perl
3 5 (11.36%) VB
3 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
4 4 (9.09%) Java
5 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.27%) C#
6 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (13.64%) MCP
1 6 (13.64%) MCSE
2 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) Sun Certification
3 3 (6.82%) SCSA
3 3 (6.82%) RHCA
4 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 25 (56.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (38.64%) Active Directory
3 11 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (9.09%) NFS
5 3 (6.82%) ISA Server
5 3 (6.82%) VMware ESX
5 3 (6.82%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.55%) XenApp
6 2 (4.55%) XenServer
6 2 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) SCOM
2 11 (25.00%) SCCM
3 6 (13.64%) Nagios
4 4 (9.09%) Hyperic
4 4 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (9.09%) WSUS
4 4 (9.09%) Netcool
4 4 (9.09%) Tivoli
5 3 (6.82%) NetBackup
6 2 (4.55%) Backup Exec
7 1 (2.27%) Legato
7 1 (2.27%) OpenView
7 1 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (2.27%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 38 (86.36%) VMware
2 23 (52.27%) Cisco
3 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 8 (18.18%) Citrix
4 8 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 8 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 7 (15.91%) HP
5 7 (15.91%) Dell
6 5 (11.36%) Oracle
6 5 (11.36%) Juniper
6 5 (11.36%) McAfee
7 4 (9.09%) Riverbed
7 4 (9.09%) IBM
7 4 (9.09%) Business Objects
8 3 (6.82%) Sun
9 2 (4.55%) WatchGuard
9 2 (4.55%) SonicWALL
9 2 (4.55%) Symantec
10 1 (2.27%) CommVault
10 1 (2.27%) NetApp