The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Server Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Server Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Server Engineer
Rank 856 846 846
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Server Engineer 46 30 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.028% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.030% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 42 26 48
Average salary £47,250 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.38% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,581 £37,500 £35,350
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £61,250 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,750 £44,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-10.67% +14.10%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Server Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Server Engineer within the UK.

Senior Server Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Server Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Server Engineer over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Senior Server Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Server Engineer
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Server Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
England 0 44 £49,500 +12.50% 8
London -13 27 £57,500 +35.29% 4
City of London +13 13 £60,000 +41.17% 2
West Yorkshire -29 7 £45,000 -7.21%
Yorkshire -29 7 £45,000 -7.21%
Leeds -25 6 £42,250 -12.88%
West Midlands -8 5 £36,479 +0.63% 2
South East -14 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Reading - 5 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 5 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 4 £36,479 - 1
Coventry -9 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Edinburgh -11 1 - -
Scotland -18 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £35,000 -
Wales - 1 £35,000 -
Bradford - 1 £50,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £35,000 -

Senior Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Server Engineer in their job title.

1 81 (87.10%) Windows
2 74 (79.57%) VMware
3 60 (64.52%) Active Directory
4 57 (61.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 57 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (59.14%) Microsoft
6 43 (46.24%) MS Exchange
6 43 (46.24%) SAN
7 38 (40.86%) Citrix
8 37 (39.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 31 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 30 (32.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 30 (32.26%) PowerShell
11 29 (31.18%) HP
12 28 (30.11%) DNS
13 26 (27.96%) DHCP
14 25 (26.88%) MCSE
14 25 (26.88%) Exchange Server 2010
15 24 (25.81%) NetApp
15 24 (25.81%) Finance
16 23 (24.73%) TCP/IP
17 22 (23.66%) XenApp
18 21 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2003
18 21 (22.58%) SCCM
18 21 (22.58%) ITIL
18 21 (22.58%) Clustering
19 20 (21.51%) VMware ESX
20 17 (18.28%) SQL Server 2008
21 16 (17.20%) Exchange Server 2013

Senior Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Server Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 43 (46.24%) MS Exchange
2 25 (26.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (17.20%) SharePoint
4 16 (17.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (15.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 11 (11.83%) IIS
8 6 (6.45%) Lync
9 4 (4.30%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (2.15%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (2.15%) OpenStack
11 1 (1.08%) Apache
11 1 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.68%) Office 365
2 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.30%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 43 (46.24%) SAN
2 28 (30.11%) DNS
3 26 (27.96%) DHCP
4 23 (24.73%) TCP/IP
5 14 (15.05%) Firewall
6 12 (12.90%) LAN
6 12 (12.90%) WAN
7 7 (7.53%) NetScaler
8 6 (6.45%) Kerberos
9 5 (5.38%) Ethernet
9 5 (5.38%) Wireless
9 5 (5.38%) NAS
10 3 (3.23%) Internet
10 3 (3.23%) VPN
10 3 (3.23%) SMTP
11 2 (2.15%) HTTP
11 2 (2.15%) SNMP
11 2 (2.15%) SSL
11 2 (2.15%) IPv4
11 2 (2.15%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (18.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (11.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (6.45%) DB2
5 5 (5.38%) Big Data
6 4 (4.30%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.15%) HBase
8 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.15%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.15%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.15%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.08%) MySQL
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.15%) Maven
2 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (25.81%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.45%) Banking
3 3 (3.23%) Games
4 2 (2.15%) Back Office
4 2 (2.15%) Retail
4 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.38%) .NET
2 3 (3.23%) Web Services
2 3 (3.23%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.23%) WCF
2 3 (3.23%) WPF
2 3 (3.23%) Silverlight
3 2 (2.15%) HTML5
3 2 (2.15%) REST
3 2 (2.15%) CSS3
3 2 (2.15%) Google Closure
3 2 (2.15%) LAMP
3 2 (2.15%) HTML
3 2 (2.15%) CSS
4 1 (1.08%) COM
4 1 (1.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.58%) Clustering
2 13 (13.98%) Blackberry
3 7 (7.53%) Open Source
4 6 (6.45%) EqualLogic
5 4 (4.30%) Replication
6 2 (2.15%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.15%) Statistics
6 2 (2.15%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.15%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.15%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.08%) FMCG
7 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.08%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.08%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.08%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 81 (87.10%) Windows
2 57 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (39.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (16.13%) Linux
6 8 (8.60%) Solaris
7 6 (6.45%) AIX
8 4 (4.30%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.23%) UNIX
9 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.15%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.08%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.58%) ITIL
2 14 (15.05%) Migration
3 8 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (6.45%) Programme Management
4 6 (6.45%) E-Commerce
4 6 (6.45%) Change Management
4 6 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (5.38%) Software Engineering
6 4 (4.30%) Multithreading
6 4 (4.30%) High Availability
6 4 (4.30%) OO
6 4 (4.30%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.23%) TDD
7 3 (3.23%) DevOps
7 3 (3.23%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.15%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (2.15%) Web Development
8 2 (2.15%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.15%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 30 (32.26%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.60%) SQL
2 8 (8.60%) VBScript
3 6 (6.45%) VB
3 6 (6.45%) Java
4 5 (5.38%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.38%) C#
5 2 (2.15%) C++
5 2 (2.15%) Scala
5 2 (2.15%) Perl
5 2 (2.15%) PHP
5 2 (2.15%) Python
5 2 (2.15%) Ruby
5 2 (2.15%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 30 (32.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (26.88%) MCSE
3 11 (11.83%) MCSA
3 11 (11.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (11.83%) MCITP
4 10 (10.75%) VCAP
5 9 (9.68%) MCP
6 7 (7.53%) CCA
6 7 (7.53%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (7.53%) CCAA
6 7 (7.53%) MCSM
7 6 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (6.45%) CCNA
8 4 (4.30%) Degree
9 3 (3.23%) JNCIA
9 3 (3.23%) JNCIS
9 3 (3.23%) CCNP
10 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.08%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 60 (64.52%) Active Directory
2 57 (61.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (23.66%) XenApp
4 20 (21.51%) VMware ESX
5 13 (13.98%) Hyper-V
6 9 (9.68%) vSphere
7 8 (8.60%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (4.30%) MetaFrame
9 3 (3.23%) Terminal Services
9 3 (3.23%) ISA Server
9 3 (3.23%) XenServer
10 2 (2.15%) vCloud
11 1 (1.08%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (1.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (22.58%) SCCM
2 14 (15.05%) SCOM
3 12 (12.90%) NetBackup
3 12 (12.90%) Backup Exec
3 12 (12.90%) Puppet
4 5 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (4.30%) HP SIM
5 4 (4.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (3.23%) SCOrch
6 3 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (2.15%) SCVMM
7 2 (2.15%) WSUS
7 2 (2.15%) CA SiteMinder
7 2 (2.15%) ARCserve
7 2 (2.15%) SCSM
8 1 (1.08%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 74 (79.57%) VMware
2 55 (59.14%) Microsoft
3 38 (40.86%) Citrix
4 29 (31.18%) HP
5 24 (25.81%) NetApp
6 15 (16.13%) Dell
7 14 (15.05%) EMC
7 14 (15.05%) Symantec
8 11 (11.83%) Cisco
9 10 (10.75%) IBM
9 10 (10.75%) Oracle
10 7 (7.53%) Veeam
11 5 (5.38%) Red Hat
12 4 (4.30%) Veritas
12 4 (4.30%) Sun
12 4 (4.30%) SolarWinds
13 3 (3.23%) 3PAR
13 3 (3.23%) Juniper
13 3 (3.23%) CheckPoint
14 2 (2.15%) Sophos
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