The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Server Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 537 518 445
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -73
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 389 512 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.47% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.49% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 354 463 619
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £25,240 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,800
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%

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
90486 104724 110047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.27% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 75738 87307 89008
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Server Engineer in the job title.

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 1 October 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -19 377 £40,000 +6.66% 33
London -6 139 £46,750 +7.47% 8
South East +11 95 £42,500 +10.38% 11
South West +25 40 £33,000 +15.78% 4
Berkshire +51 38 £54,000 +39.35% 3
Yorkshire +34 34 £35,000 +12.90% 5
North West +22 31 £37,500 +30.43% 2
East of England +4 25 £41,500 +25.75% 1
West Yorkshire +10 24 £35,000 +12.90% 3
Reading +39 23 £48,750 +25.00% 3
Manchester +22 20 £47,500 +58.33% 2
City of London +38 19 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Wiltshire - 18 £38,000 -
Surrey -45 16 £40,000 +5.26% 2
Leeds +15 15 £33,500 +8.06% 2
Hampshire +27 14 £37,500 -25.00%
Oxfordshire +12 14 £23,750 -39.10% 2
Bristol +8 13 £33,000 -5.71% 1
Swindon - 11 £35,500 -
Bradford -10 10 £36,250 -11.04% 1
Cheshire +37 9 £35,000 +3.70%
Essex +15 9 £45,000 +36.36%
Kingston Upon Thames 0 8 £52,500 +37.92%
East Midlands +14 7 £31,500 +22.33%
Cambridge +12 7 £37,500 -16.66%
Cambridgeshire +2 7 £37,500 -16.66%
Scotland +17 6 £38,670 +28.89%
Farnborough +3 6 £40,000 -20.00%
Gloucestershire -12 6 £30,750 +80.88% 1
Abingdon -15 6 - -

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, Server Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 725 (87.67%) Windows
2 605 (73.16%) Windows Server
3 482 (58.28%) VMware
4 480 (58.04%) Active Directory
5 410 (49.58%) Microsoft
6 355 (42.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 340 (41.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 308 (37.24%) VMware Infrastructure
9 278 (33.62%) MS Exchange
10 231 (27.93%) Hyper-V
11 206 (24.91%) SAN
12 199 (24.06%) MS Excel
12 199 (24.06%) Linux
13 190 (22.97%) DNS
14 183 (22.13%) Firewall
15 179 (21.64%) Microsoft Certification
16 177 (21.40%) PowerShell
17 169 (20.44%) Cisco
18 161 (19.47%) DHCP
19 160 (19.35%) ITIL
19 160 (19.35%) SQL Server
20 157 (18.98%) Citrix
21 148 (17.90%) HP
22 146 (17.65%) SCCM
23 129 (15.60%) Office 365
24 125 (15.11%) Windows 7
25 122 (14.75%) MCSE
26 119 (14.39%) Data Centre
26 119 (14.39%) Windows Server 2003
27 116 (14.03%) TCP/IP

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 278 (33.62%) MS Exchange
2 109 (13.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 76 (9.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 62 (7.50%) IIS
5 45 (5.44%) SharePoint
6 44 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 41 (4.96%) Skype for Business
8 39 (4.72%) Apache
9 37 (4.47%) JBoss
10 36 (4.35%) Tomcat
11 34 (4.11%) WebSphere
12 29 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
12 29 (3.51%) WebLogic
13 28 (3.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 19 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 15 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
16 12 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
17 6 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
18 4 (0.48%) Drupal
18 4 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 199 (24.06%) MS Excel
2 75 (9.07%) MS Office
3 21 (2.54%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) HipChat
5 1 (0.12%) MS Project
5 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 129 (15.60%) Office 365
2 50 (6.05%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (4.59%) SaaS
4 30 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (1.57%) IaaS
6 9 (1.09%) Mimecast
6 9 (1.09%) PaaS
7 6 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.48%) G Suite
9 1 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.12%) GitHub
9 1 (0.12%) Heroku
9 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 206 (24.91%) SAN
2 190 (22.97%) DNS
3 183 (22.13%) Firewall
4 161 (19.47%) DHCP
5 116 (14.03%) TCP/IP
6 96 (11.61%) LAN
7 93 (11.25%) VPN
7 93 (11.25%) WAN
8 86 (10.40%) NAS
9 56 (6.77%) LDAP
9 56 (6.77%) VoIP
10 33 (3.99%) HTTP
11 30 (3.63%) Wireless
12 27 (3.26%) Internet
13 25 (3.02%) Remote Desktop
14 23 (2.78%) VLAN
15 20 (2.42%) IPsec
16 17 (2.06%) IPv6
17 15 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
17 15 (1.81%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 61 (7.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 52 (6.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 38 (4.59%) MySQL
5 29 (3.51%) RDBMS
5 29 (3.51%) Relational Database
6 25 (3.02%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (2.06%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (0.97%) MongoDB
9 7 (0.85%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.48%) Big Data
10 4 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.36%) Informix
11 3 (0.36%) Kalido
11 3 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.12%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (0.60%) Maven
2 4 (0.48%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.48%) JIRA
3 3 (0.36%) Cucumber
3 3 (0.36%) JUnit
4 2 (0.24%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.24%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.12%) Ant
5 1 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.12%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
General
1 59 (7.13%) Finance
2 30 (3.63%) Back Office
3 27 (3.26%) Law
4 19 (2.30%) Banking
5 18 (2.18%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.81%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.21%) Games
7 10 (1.21%) Legal
7 10 (1.21%) Marketing
8 9 (1.09%) Retail
9 6 (0.73%) Automotive
9 6 (0.73%) Publishing
10 5 (0.60%) Italian Language
10 5 (0.60%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.24%) Electronics
12 2 (0.24%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.12%) Advertising
13 1 (0.12%) French Language
13 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (5.93%) Web Services
2 39 (4.72%) Middleware
3 31 (3.75%) LAMP
4 26 (3.14%) .NET
5 11 (1.33%) .NET Framework
6 6 (0.73%) HTML
7 4 (0.48%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.36%) 802.1X
8 3 (0.36%) RESTful
8 3 (0.36%) Spring
9 2 (0.24%) EDI
9 2 (0.24%) WCF
9 2 (0.24%) WSH
10 1 (0.12%) COM
10 1 (0.12%) CSS
10 1 (0.12%) JDBC
10 1 (0.12%) MAPI
10 1 (0.12%) SOAP
10 1 (0.12%) STL
10 1 (0.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 119 (14.39%) Data Centre
2 61 (7.38%) Clustering
3 48 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (5.80%) Driving Licence
4 37 (4.47%) Replication
5 36 (4.35%) Blackberry
6 30 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (2.78%) Management Information System
8 13 (1.57%) iPad
9 12 (1.45%) HP StoreVirtual
9 12 (1.45%) PKI
10 11 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (1.09%) EMC VNX
11 9 (1.09%) RSA SecurID
12 8 (0.97%) HP Storage
13 6 (0.73%) Computer Science
13 6 (0.73%) iPhone
13 6 (0.73%) Private Cloud
14 5 (0.60%) e-Learning
14 5 (0.60%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 725 (87.67%) Windows
2 605 (73.16%) Windows Server
3 355 (42.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 340 (41.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 199 (24.06%) Linux
6 125 (15.11%) Windows 7
7 119 (14.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 76 (9.19%) Unix
9 74 (8.95%) Windows 8
10 65 (7.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 53 (6.41%) Windows 10
12 22 (2.66%) Ubuntu
13 19 (2.30%) CentOS
13 19 (2.30%) Windows XP
14 14 (1.69%) Mac OS X
15 13 (1.57%) AIX
16 7 (0.85%) Apple iOS
17 6 (0.73%) Solaris
18 5 (0.60%) Android
19 4 (0.48%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (19.35%) ITIL
2 77 (9.31%) Disaster Recovery
3 42 (5.08%) Problem Management
4 39 (4.72%) Mentoring
5 37 (4.47%) Server Building
6 32 (3.87%) Data Protection
7 31 (3.75%) Change Control
8 30 (3.63%) Virtual Environments
9 29 (3.51%) Patch Management
10 28 (3.39%) Change Management
10 28 (3.39%) Project Management
10 28 (3.39%) Web Operations
11 26 (3.14%) ITIL V3
12 25 (3.02%) Capacity Planning
12 25 (3.02%) High Availability
12 25 (3.02%) Root Cause Analysis
12 25 (3.02%) Server Virtualisation
13 23 (2.78%) Configuration Management
13 23 (2.78%) Migration
14 21 (2.54%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 177 (21.40%) PowerShell
2 107 (12.94%) SQL
3 47 (5.68%) Perl
4 44 (5.32%) C
5 43 (5.20%) Bash Shell
6 34 (4.11%) Java
7 33 (3.99%) Python
8 24 (2.90%) VBScript
9 16 (1.93%) C#
10 15 (1.81%) C++
10 15 (1.81%) JavaScript
10 15 (1.81%) VB
11 14 (1.69%) Ruby
12 5 (0.60%) PHP
13 4 (0.48%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.24%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.12%) BeanShell
15 1 (0.12%) COBOL
15 1 (0.12%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 179 (21.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 122 (14.75%) MCSE
3 91 (11.00%) MCSA
4 72 (8.71%) MCITP
5 65 (7.86%) Cisco Certification
6 62 (7.50%) CCNA
7 40 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 35 (4.23%) MCP
9 33 (3.99%) Degree
10 25 (3.02%) Security Cleared
11 24 (2.90%) SC Cleared
12 14 (1.69%) MCTS
13 11 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
14 10 (1.21%) CCA
15 9 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (0.85%) CCNP
17 6 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 5 (0.60%) DBS Check
19 4 (0.48%) CCAA
19 4 (0.48%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.05%) SLA
2 6 (0.73%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.36%) QA
4 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) HL7
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 480 (58.04%) Active Directory
2 308 (37.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 231 (27.93%) Hyper-V
4 114 (13.78%) vSphere
5 78 (9.43%) XenApp
6 43 (5.20%) Virtual Machines
7 39 (4.72%) VMware ESXi
8 36 (4.35%) Firmware
9 35 (4.23%) VMware ESX
10 32 (3.87%) Virtual Servers
11 30 (3.63%) XenDesktop
12 28 (3.39%) Oracle RAC
13 24 (2.90%) VMware Server
14 19 (2.30%) Terminal Services
15 10 (1.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 10 (1.21%) Virtual Desktop
16 8 (0.97%) XenServer
17 6 (0.73%) Terminal Server
17 6 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
17 6 (0.73%) Xen
Systems Management
1 146 (17.65%) SCCM
2 100 (12.09%) SCOM
3 39 (4.72%) WSUS
4 33 (3.99%) Puppet
5 29 (3.51%) NetBackup
6 28 (3.39%) Norton AntiVirus
7 25 (3.02%) OpenAM
8 17 (2.06%) Backup Exec
8 17 (2.06%) Microsoft Clustering
8 17 (2.06%) SCVMM
9 16 (1.93%) Nagios
10 14 (1.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 14 (1.69%) Tivoli
11 12 (1.45%) HP Data Protector
12 11 (1.33%) FortiGate
13 10 (1.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 9 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
14 9 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
14 9 (1.09%) ServiceCenter
15 7 (0.85%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 482 (58.28%) VMware
2 410 (49.58%) Microsoft
3 169 (20.44%) Cisco
4 157 (18.98%) Citrix
5 148 (17.90%) HP
6 80 (9.67%) Red Hat
7 65 (7.86%) NetApp
8 54 (6.53%) Symantec
9 50 (6.05%) Oracle
10 45 (5.44%) Dell
11 34 (4.11%) Sun
12 31 (3.75%) CheckPoint
13 30 (3.63%) Veeam
14 27 (3.26%) EMC
15 24 (2.90%) CommVault
16 23 (2.78%) 3PAR
17 20 (2.42%) Sophos
18 19 (2.30%) IBM
19 18 (2.18%) Apple
20 17 (2.06%) Juniper
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cornwall
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + £4200 car allowance + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Enfield, Middlesex
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £32000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous employee benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 12.5 % Bonus + Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 12.5 % Bonus + Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: up to £28,000 + Pension & Private Medical
Posted: 11 days ago