The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Server Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 690 576 651
Rank change year-on-year
-114 +75
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 264 392 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.37% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.39% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 237 346 259
Average salary £37,210 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,025 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Server Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Server Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Server Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Server Engineer over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 within the UK.

Server Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Server Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -126 221 £41,400 +3.50% 29
London -48 103 £46,500 -2.10% 12
South East -63 50 £39,500 +12.85% 7
City of London +53 26 £42,500 -10.52% 3
North West -2 25 £46,250 +32.14% 2
Surrey +7 23 £37,000 -1.33% 2
South West -14 16 £29,250 -31.17% 1
East of England -26 15 £30,000 -29.41% 2
Manchester +11 13 £50,000 +47.05%
Merseyside +2 11 £32,000 -26.43%
Berkshire -19 11 £45,750 +18.83%
Wales +11 9 £20,500 -35.93%
South Wales +8 9 £20,500 -35.93%
Gloucestershire +4 8 £29,250 -41.50%
Reading +1 8 £50,000 +28.20%
Hertfordshire -5 8 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Hitchin - 8 £30,000 -
Cirencester - 6 £30,000 -
East Midlands - 6 £26,875 - 2
Bridgend - 6 £20,500 -
Kent +14 5 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Liverpool 0 5 - -
West Midlands -21 5 £37,210 +11.07% 1
Northamptonshire - 5 £26,000 -
Northampton - 5 £26,000 -
Crawley +7 4 £41,500 +3.75%
Devon +3 4 £24,000 -18.64% 1
Scotland -1 4 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Southport -4 4 £29,250 +8.33%
Bedfordshire -6 4 £37,000 -10.30%

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 426 (83.69%) Windows
2 348 (68.37%) VMware
3 335 (65.82%) Windows Server
4 323 (63.46%) Active Directory
5 252 (49.51%) Microsoft
6 236 (46.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 194 (38.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 191 (37.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 165 (32.42%) MS Exchange
10 138 (27.11%) Firewall
11 136 (26.72%) SAN
12 127 (24.95%) Citrix
13 126 (24.75%) SQL Server
14 121 (23.77%) DNS
15 120 (23.58%) MS Excel
16 112 (22.00%) Microsoft Certification
17 110 (21.61%) Cisco
18 102 (20.04%) ITIL
19 99 (19.45%) Hyper-V
20 96 (18.86%) DHCP
20 96 (18.86%) Finance
21 93 (18.27%) MCSE
22 87 (17.09%) SQL
23 84 (16.50%) HP
24 78 (15.32%) Linux
25 77 (15.13%) LAN
25 77 (15.13%) SCCM
26 76 (14.93%) Office 365
27 74 (14.54%) Exchange Server 2010
28 73 (14.34%) Windows Server 2003

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 165 (32.42%) MS Exchange
2 74 (14.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 61 (11.98%) IIS
4 39 (7.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 37 (7.27%) Lync
6 35 (6.88%) SharePoint
7 12 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (1.57%) Apache
9 6 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.98%) Confluence
11 4 (0.79%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.59%) JBoss
12 3 (0.59%) nginx
12 3 (0.59%) TWiki
13 2 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.20%) Node.js
14 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.20%) Site Server
14 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 120 (23.58%) MS Excel
2 53 (10.41%) MS Office
3 7 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 76 (14.93%) Office 365
2 34 (6.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.36%) Mimecast
4 10 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.96%) SaaS
5 7 (1.38%) PaaS
6 6 (1.18%) IaaS
7 4 (0.79%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 138 (27.11%) Firewall
2 136 (26.72%) SAN
3 121 (23.77%) DNS
4 96 (18.86%) DHCP
5 77 (15.13%) LAN
6 71 (13.95%) WAN
7 65 (12.77%) TCP/IP
8 43 (8.45%) Internet
8 43 (8.45%) VPN
9 27 (5.30%) Remote Desktop
10 21 (4.13%) Cisco ASA
10 21 (4.13%) Wireless
11 16 (3.14%) VLAN
11 16 (3.14%) VoIP
12 12 (2.36%) HTTP
12 12 (2.36%) Wireshark
13 11 (2.16%) NAS
14 10 (1.96%) iSCSI
14 10 (1.96%) SMTP
15 9 (1.77%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (24.75%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.54%) MySQL
2 18 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.38%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (0.98%) Big Data
6 5 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.59%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.59%) SAP HANA
8 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.39%) Hazelcast
9 2 (0.39%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (1.38%) JIRA
2 6 (1.18%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (0.98%) WinDbg
4 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.39%) JUnit
5 2 (0.39%) Maven
6 1 (0.20%) Gradle
6 1 (0.20%) ProC
6 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 96 (18.86%) Finance
2 35 (6.88%) Banking
3 19 (3.73%) Law
4 9 (1.77%) Investment Banking
4 9 (1.77%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.18%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.18%) Games
6 4 (0.79%) Back Office
6 4 (0.79%) Legal
6 4 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.79%) Publishing
6 4 (0.79%) Retail
7 2 (0.39%) French Language
8 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.20%) Electronics
8 1 (0.20%) Local Government
8 1 (0.20%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.77%) .NET
2 5 (0.98%) .NET Framework
3 4 (0.79%) Software Packaging
3 4 (0.79%) XML
4 3 (0.59%) LAMP
4 3 (0.59%) Spring
4 3 (0.59%) Web Services
4 3 (0.59%) XSLT
5 2 (0.39%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.39%) HTML
5 2 (0.39%) JDBC
5 2 (0.39%) JSP
5 2 (0.39%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (0.39%) RESTful
5 2 (0.39%) WAP
5 2 (0.39%) XSL
6 1 (0.20%) CSS
6 1 (0.20%) SOAP
6 1 (0.20%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 67 (13.16%) Data Centre
2 43 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (7.07%) Clustering
4 23 (4.52%) Driving Licence
5 13 (2.55%) Blackberry
6 11 (2.16%) Replication
7 9 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.77%) Visualisation
8 8 (1.57%) EMC VNX
9 6 (1.18%) EqualLogic
9 6 (1.18%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.18%) Private Cloud
10 5 (0.98%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.98%) HP StoreVirtual
10 5 (0.98%) Wiki
11 4 (0.79%) EMC VMAX
12 3 (0.59%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.59%) Thin Client
13 2 (0.39%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 426 (83.69%) Windows
2 335 (65.82%) Windows Server
3 236 (46.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 194 (38.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 78 (15.32%) Linux
6 73 (14.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 52 (10.22%) Windows 8
8 42 (8.25%) Windows 7
9 28 (5.50%) Unix
10 26 (5.11%) Windows XP
11 12 (2.36%) Windows 10
12 9 (1.77%) Android
12 9 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (1.77%) Windows Vista
13 6 (1.18%) Apple iOS
13 6 (1.18%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.98%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.79%) Solaris
15 4 (0.79%) VMS
16 3 (0.59%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (20.04%) ITIL
2 48 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 28 (5.50%) High Availability
4 25 (4.91%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (4.72%) Migration
5 24 (4.72%) Project Management
6 21 (4.13%) Root Cause Analysis
7 18 (3.54%) Server Building
8 17 (3.34%) Change Management
9 16 (3.14%) Capacity Management
9 16 (3.14%) Mentoring
10 15 (2.95%) Capacity Planning
10 15 (2.95%) Patch Management
11 14 (2.75%) Asset Management
11 14 (2.75%) Kalman Filter
11 14 (2.75%) Logistics
11 14 (2.75%) Ticket Management
12 13 (2.55%) Email Filtering
12 13 (2.55%) Information Security
13 12 (2.36%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 87 (17.09%) SQL
2 65 (12.77%) PowerShell
3 14 (2.75%) Perl
4 11 (2.16%) T-SQL
5 10 (1.96%) C
6 8 (1.57%) Bash Shell
7 6 (1.18%) C#
7 6 (1.18%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.18%) VB
7 6 (1.18%) VBScript
8 4 (0.79%) Python
9 3 (0.59%) Java
9 3 (0.59%) PHP
10 2 (0.39%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.20%) Ruby
11 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.20%) XPath
Qualifications
1 112 (22.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 93 (18.27%) MCSE
3 57 (11.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 55 (10.81%) CCNA
4 55 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (10.22%) MCSA
6 37 (7.27%) MCITP
7 28 (5.50%) Degree
8 21 (4.13%) MCP
9 20 (3.93%) CCNP
10 17 (3.34%) Citrix Certification
11 16 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
11 16 (3.14%) Security Cleared
12 15 (2.95%) CCA
13 12 (2.36%) SC Cleared
14 6 (1.18%) VCP5
15 5 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 4 (0.79%) CNA
16 4 (0.79%) Novell Certification
17 3 (0.59%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.52%) SLA
2 6 (1.18%) QA
3 3 (0.59%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.59%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 323 (63.46%) Active Directory
2 191 (37.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 99 (19.45%) Hyper-V
4 72 (14.15%) vSphere
5 51 (10.02%) XenApp
6 44 (8.64%) Terminal Services
7 22 (4.32%) VMware ESX
8 21 (4.13%) XenDesktop
9 16 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (2.16%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (1.57%) VMware Server
12 7 (1.38%) XenServer
13 3 (0.59%) Firmware
13 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.59%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (0.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 3 (0.59%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.39%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 77 (15.13%) SCCM
2 70 (13.75%) SCOM
3 23 (4.52%) Backup Exec
4 21 (4.13%) NetBackup
5 16 (3.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 12 (2.36%) McAfee ePO
7 9 (1.77%) WSUS
8 8 (1.57%) ServiceCenter
9 7 (1.38%) Puppet
10 6 (1.18%) EdgeSight
10 6 (1.18%) Nagios
10 6 (1.18%) SCOrch
10 6 (1.18%) SCVMM
11 5 (0.98%) HP Data Protector
11 5 (0.98%) Perfmon
12 4 (0.79%) Ansible
12 4 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (0.79%) SCSM
13 3 (0.59%) Oracle ZFS
13 3 (0.59%) Simpana
Vendors
1 348 (68.37%) VMware
2 252 (49.51%) Microsoft
3 127 (24.95%) Citrix
4 110 (21.61%) Cisco
5 84 (16.50%) HP
6 49 (9.63%) NetApp
7 26 (5.11%) EMC
8 21 (4.13%) AppSense
8 21 (4.13%) Veeam
9 20 (3.93%) Symantec
10 18 (3.54%) 3PAR
10 18 (3.54%) Dell
11 17 (3.34%) Sophos
12 16 (3.14%) Oracle
13 15 (2.95%) CheckPoint
14 14 (2.75%) Remedy
15 12 (2.36%) CommVault
15 12 (2.36%) Lumension
15 12 (2.36%) McAfee
16 11 (2.16%) Apple
Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £41000.00 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Bens Pack
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Langley James
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £37990 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £24000.00 - £31500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
MidlandHR
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 per annum + Exceptional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Eden Lea UK Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £45000 - £54000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Options
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £200 - £280 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £25000 per annum + Overtime and Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire, United Kingdom
QinetiQ
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Chester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £34000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
England
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
caspian one
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
West London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago