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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 574 600 596
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 351 295 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 320 255 250
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,879 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -

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
107626 101806 107121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.59% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 88189 84506 91372
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 October 2014 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 30 October 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
(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 +33 340 £39,500 -7.05% 30
London -8 126 £50,000 +8.99% 5
South East +14 82 £39,500 +5.33% 5
City of London +34 49 £53,000 +2.91%
North West +19 37 £37,500 -11.76% 8
Yorkshire -18 30 £29,950 -0.16% 3
West Yorkshire -8 25 £32,500 - 2
Surrey +2 24 £37,500 +4.16% 2
South West +2 21 £31,250 +4.16% 3
West Midlands -2 19 £29,000 -23.68% 5
Hampshire -2 19 £35,000 +45.83%
Berkshire -1 16 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Manchester -1 16 £34,500 -18.82% 4
Cheshire - 16 £41,750 - 2
Leeds -21 12 £31,250 +11.60% 1
West Sussex +13 11 £40,000 +6.66%
East Midlands +6 11 £28,500 -10.93%
Wiltshire +4 11 £27,000 -10.00% 1
East of England -24 11 £41,000 +20.58%
Reading -9 10 £39,750 -11.66% 2
Staines +13 9 £41,500 +16.08% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 9 £30,000 -6.25%
Winchester +13 7 £47,500 +61.01%
Birmingham -10 6 £32,604 -23.28% 2
Hertfordshire -22 6 £33,750 -20.58%
Somerset - 6 £35,000 - 1
Bath - 6 £35,000 -
Knutsford - 6 £43,750 -
Crawley - 6 £46,250 -
Leicestershire +15 5 £27,500 -27.63%

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

1 580 (83.69%) Windows
2 471 (67.97%) VMware
3 377 (54.40%) Active Directory
4 374 (53.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 356 (51.37%) Microsoft
6 321 (46.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 272 (39.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 268 (38.67%) MS Exchange
9 248 (35.79%) Citrix
10 238 (34.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 214 (30.88%) DNS
12 203 (29.29%) Microsoft Certification
13 195 (28.14%) SAN
14 176 (25.40%) Exchange Server 2010
15 167 (24.10%) HP
16 162 (23.38%) DHCP
17 149 (21.50%) MS Excel
18 144 (20.78%) ITIL
19 140 (20.20%) MCSE
19 140 (20.20%) Finance
20 139 (20.06%) Cisco
21 135 (19.48%) TCP/IP
22 132 (19.05%) SQL Server
23 126 (18.18%) SQL
24 119 (17.17%) Hyper-V
25 118 (17.03%) SCCM
26 116 (16.74%) Firewall
27 113 (16.31%) Linux
28 105 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
29 96 (13.85%) IIS

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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
1 268 (38.67%) MS Exchange
2 176 (25.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 105 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 96 (13.85%) IIS
5 72 (10.39%) SharePoint
6 71 (10.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 70 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2013
8 58 (8.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 51 (7.36%) Lync
10 14 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
11 12 (1.73%) Apache
12 10 (1.44%) Lotus Domino
12 10 (1.44%) Office Communications Server
13 9 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
13 9 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (1.01%) Node.js
15 6 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2000
15 6 (0.87%) JBoss
16 3 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
16 3 (0.43%) CMS
Applications
1 149 (21.50%) MS Excel
2 52 (7.50%) MS Office
3 10 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.14%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
2 1 (0.14%) Advent Moxy
2 1 (0.14%) RMDS
2 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.32%) Cloud Computing
1 23 (3.32%) Office 365
2 22 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.31%) IaaS
4 10 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.58%) PaaS
6 3 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.43%) Route 53
6 3 (0.43%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.43%) Jelastic
7 1 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 214 (30.88%) DNS
2 195 (28.14%) SAN
3 162 (23.38%) DHCP
4 135 (19.48%) TCP/IP
5 116 (16.74%) Firewall
6 93 (13.42%) LAN
7 82 (11.83%) WAN
8 51 (7.36%) VPN
9 40 (5.77%) Internet
10 20 (2.89%) Ethernet
11 19 (2.74%) VoIP
12 16 (2.31%) NAS
13 15 (2.16%) SMTP
13 15 (2.16%) MPLS
14 13 (1.88%) VLAN
14 13 (1.88%) Kerberos
14 13 (1.88%) Network Security
15 11 (1.59%) iSCSI
15 11 (1.59%) SSL
16 10 (1.44%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 48 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (4.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (2.16%) MySQL
5 13 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (1.73%) DB2
7 9 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.15%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.01%) Big Data
9 7 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.87%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.43%) HBase
11 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.29%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.29%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.29%) OLAP
12 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (0.43%) MSI
1 3 (0.43%) Subversion
2 2 (0.29%) Maven
2 2 (0.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.14%) Gradle
General
1 140 (20.20%) Finance
2 26 (3.75%) Telecoms
3 24 (3.46%) Banking
4 23 (3.32%) Law
5 10 (1.44%) Back Office
6 9 (1.30%) Legal
7 8 (1.15%) Games
8 7 (1.01%) Advertising
9 6 (0.87%) Marketing
10 5 (0.72%) Electronics
11 4 (0.58%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Retail
12 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.14%) Front Office
12 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.03%) Web Services
2 11 (1.59%) .NET
3 6 (0.87%) XML
3 6 (0.87%) XMPP
4 5 (0.72%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.58%) REST
6 3 (0.43%) HTML
6 3 (0.43%) Application Packaging
6 3 (0.43%) J2EE
6 3 (0.43%) CSS
7 2 (0.29%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.29%) Lucene
7 2 (0.29%) Middleware
7 2 (0.29%) X-Windows
7 2 (0.29%) LAMP
7 2 (0.29%) HTML5
7 2 (0.29%) CSS3
7 2 (0.29%) Google Closure
8 1 (0.14%) Spring MVC
8 1 (0.14%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 91 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (12.84%) Clustering
3 60 (8.66%) Blackberry
4 24 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (3.17%) Replication
6 16 (2.31%) Hedge funds
7 13 (1.88%) EqualLogic
7 13 (1.88%) Client/Server
8 11 (1.59%) Open Source
9 10 (1.44%) CLARiiON
10 9 (1.30%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.30%) Computer Science
11 8 (1.15%) Fat Client
11 8 (1.15%) Thin Client
12 7 (1.01%) Statistics
12 7 (1.01%) CMDB
13 6 (0.87%) Mobile Games
13 6 (0.87%) Social Gaming
14 5 (0.72%) Algorithms
14 5 (0.72%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 580 (83.69%) Windows
2 374 (53.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 272 (39.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 238 (34.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 113 (16.31%) Linux
6 59 (8.51%) Windows 7
7 35 (5.05%) Windows XP
8 34 (4.91%) Windows 2000
9 31 (4.47%) VMS
10 29 (4.18%) UNIX
11 22 (3.17%) Solaris
12 21 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (2.60%) Windows 8
14 16 (2.31%) Windows Vista
15 13 (1.88%) AIX
16 12 (1.73%) Windows 2000 Server
17 9 (1.30%) Android
17 9 (1.30%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.72%) SUSE
18 5 (0.72%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (20.78%) ITIL
2 68 (9.81%) Change Management
3 59 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 46 (6.64%) Change Control
5 37 (5.34%) Configuration Management
5 37 (5.34%) Service Delivery
6 29 (4.18%) Migration
7 25 (3.61%) Mentoring
8 24 (3.46%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (3.32%) Load Balancing
10 21 (3.03%) Business Continuity
10 21 (3.03%) Project Management
11 18 (2.60%) BCP
12 17 (2.45%) Business Continuity Planning
13 15 (2.16%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (2.16%) Performance Monitoring
13 15 (2.16%) Service Management
13 15 (2.16%) Time Management
14 13 (1.88%) Risk Management
15 12 (1.73%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (18.18%) SQL
2 75 (10.82%) PowerShell
3 28 (4.04%) VB
4 25 (3.61%) Perl
5 24 (3.46%) Java
6 23 (3.32%) Ruby
7 20 (2.89%) VBScript
8 19 (2.74%) PHP
9 18 (2.60%) Python
10 13 (1.88%) C#
11 10 (1.44%) C++
12 9 (1.30%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.15%) C
14 6 (0.87%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.29%) Erlang
15 2 (0.29%) Scala
15 2 (0.29%) JavaScript
16 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.14%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 203 (29.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 140 (20.20%) MCSE
3 74 (10.68%) MCITP
4 54 (7.79%) MCSA
4 54 (7.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 52 (7.50%) Security Cleared
6 46 (6.64%) MCP
7 40 (5.77%) Citrix Certification
8 37 (5.34%) CCA
8 37 (5.34%) MCTS
9 31 (4.47%) SC Cleared
10 28 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
10 28 (4.04%) CCNA
11 21 (3.03%) Degree
12 16 (2.31%) DV Cleared
13 13 (1.88%) VCAP
14 12 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (1.44%) CCNP
16 7 (1.01%) JNCIA
16 7 (1.01%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.05%) SLA
2 15 (2.16%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.44%) QA
4 9 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 377 (54.40%) Active Directory
2 321 (46.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 119 (17.17%) Hyper-V
4 96 (13.85%) XenApp
5 84 (12.12%) vSphere
6 75 (10.82%) VMware ESX
7 53 (7.65%) VMware ESXi
8 33 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 26 (3.75%) XenDesktop
10 21 (3.03%) XenServer
11 20 (2.89%) MetaFrame
12 19 (2.74%) VMware Server
13 17 (2.45%) ISA Server
14 16 (2.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 14 (2.02%) Terminal Server
16 9 (1.30%) Terminal Services
17 6 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
17 6 (0.87%) vCloud
18 5 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
19 4 (0.58%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 118 (17.03%) SCCM
2 66 (9.52%) SCOM
3 51 (7.36%) Backup Exec
4 44 (6.35%) NetBackup
5 33 (4.76%) WSUS
6 21 (3.03%) EMC NetWorker
7 13 (1.88%) Puppet
8 12 (1.73%) SCOrch
8 12 (1.73%) ARCserve
8 12 (1.73%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (1.73%) Nagios
9 11 (1.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 10 (1.44%) McAfee ePO
11 9 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 8 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
13 7 (1.01%) HP SIM
13 7 (1.01%) HP Data Protector
14 4 (0.58%) SCVMM
14 4 (0.58%) MIMEsweeper
15 3 (0.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 471 (67.97%) VMware
2 356 (51.37%) Microsoft
3 248 (35.79%) Citrix
4 167 (24.10%) HP
5 139 (20.06%) Cisco
6 80 (11.54%) EMC
6 80 (11.54%) Symantec
7 70 (10.10%) NetApp
8 38 (5.48%) Dell
9 34 (4.91%) IBM
10 30 (4.33%) Red Hat
11 28 (4.04%) Oracle
12 20 (2.89%) SolarWinds
13 16 (2.31%) CommVault
14 15 (2.16%) McAfee
14 15 (2.16%) Juniper
14 15 (2.16%) F5
15 14 (2.02%) Sun
16 13 (1.88%) 3PAR
17 11 (1.59%) Websense
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27850 per annum + 33 days hol, training, childcare + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + 20% bonus, pension, flexi-time
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands
Metropolitan Police
Salary: £36,479 to 41,516 + shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £36,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £50K + 10% Bonus + 7% Oncall + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £605000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Certs + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £33500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum circa + Good Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 9 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago