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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 568 586 569
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 357 297 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.29% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 315 269 296
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +36 327 £39,000 +11.42% 35
London +6 128 £50,000 +5.26% 8
South East -15 73 £39,000 +13.04% 7
City of London +29 58 £50,000 -7.40% 4
Yorkshire -15 32 £29,900 -0.33% 5
North West -3 27 £34,500 +25.45% 3
Surrey +15 20 £37,500 +7.14% 1
South West -11 20 £27,750 +11.00% 4
East of England -4 19 £37,000 +12.12% 1
Berkshire -7 19 £40,000 +3.22% 2
Reading +8 17 £40,000 +15.94% 2
West Midlands -2 17 £31,500 -16.00% 4
South Yorkshire -3 16 £27,025 -36.41% 1
Sheffield -4 16 £27,025 -36.41%
West Yorkshire -27 16 £41,000 +36.66% 1
Manchester +4 15 £34,500 +16.94%
Hampshire -7 14 £37,500 +11.94% 1
Birmingham +15 13 £36,479 +48.89% 2
Wiltshire -2 13 £23,000 -8.00% 2
Scotland -37 13 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Wales +10 12 £29,500 -11.27% 2
South Wales +7 12 £29,500 -28.91% 2
Cardiff +7 12 £29,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +6 12 £30,000 -18.08% 2
Leeds -22 12 £39,750 +32.50% 1
Cheshire -8 11 £34,500 +38.00% 2
Chippenham -19 11 £23,000 -8.00%
Hertfordshire -2 7 £34,000 -20.00% 1
Cambridgeshire -4 7 £37,000 +8.82%
Knutsford - 7 £34,500 -

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 585 (83.81%) Windows
2 434 (62.18%) VMware
3 375 (53.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 371 (53.15%) Microsoft
5 369 (52.87%) Active Directory
6 280 (40.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 277 (39.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 244 (34.96%) MS Exchange
9 236 (33.81%) Citrix
10 213 (30.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 197 (28.22%) DNS
12 188 (26.93%) SAN
13 176 (25.21%) SQL Server
14 174 (24.93%) Microsoft Certification
15 173 (24.79%) HP
16 158 (22.64%) SQL
17 157 (22.49%) Exchange Server 2010
18 147 (21.06%) DHCP
19 145 (20.77%) TCP/IP
20 135 (19.34%) MS Excel
21 131 (18.77%) Finance
22 127 (18.19%) SCCM
23 125 (17.91%) Linux
24 122 (17.48%) Hyper-V
25 121 (17.34%) ITIL
26 118 (16.91%) MCSE
27 115 (16.48%) Cisco
28 110 (15.76%) Firewall
29 107 (15.33%) IIS
30 103 (14.76%) Exchange Server 2007

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 244 (34.96%) MS Exchange
2 157 (22.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 107 (15.33%) IIS
4 103 (14.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 92 (13.18%) Exchange Server 2003
6 72 (10.32%) SharePoint
7 58 (8.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 58 (8.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 36 (5.16%) Lync
9 28 (4.01%) Apache
10 16 (2.29%) Lotus Domino
10 16 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
11 13 (1.86%) SharePoint Server
12 10 (1.43%) Office Communications Server
13 8 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2000
14 6 (0.86%) Node.js
15 5 (0.72%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
15 5 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
15 5 (0.72%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 135 (19.34%) MS Excel
2 54 (7.74%) MS Office
3 12 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.29%) RMDS
2 1 (0.14%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
2 1 (0.14%) Advent Moxy
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.72%) IaaS
2 16 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (1.58%) Office 365
5 9 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.86%) GitHub
7 5 (0.72%) SaaS
7 5 (0.72%) PaaS
8 3 (0.43%) Jelastic
8 3 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.43%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.29%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 197 (28.22%) DNS
2 188 (26.93%) SAN
3 147 (21.06%) DHCP
4 145 (20.77%) TCP/IP
5 110 (15.76%) Firewall
6 96 (13.75%) LAN
7 91 (13.04%) WAN
8 58 (8.31%) VPN
9 32 (4.58%) Internet
10 29 (4.15%) NAS
11 21 (3.01%) Ethernet
12 20 (2.87%) VoIP
13 19 (2.72%) Network Security
14 18 (2.58%) VLAN
15 17 (2.44%) MPLS
16 16 (2.29%) SMTP
16 16 (2.29%) NetScaler
17 14 (2.01%) Wireless
18 13 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
19 10 (1.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (25.21%) SQL Server
2 46 (6.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (4.15%) MySQL
4 24 (3.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (1.86%) DB2
7 12 (1.72%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.29%) Big Data
9 8 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (0.72%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.72%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.43%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.43%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.29%) OLAP
14 1 (0.14%) HBase
Development Applications
1 6 (0.86%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.57%) Subversion
3 2 (0.29%) Maven
3 2 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.14%) MSI
4 1 (0.14%) WebLOAD
General
1 131 (18.77%) Finance
2 19 (2.72%) Telecoms
3 17 (2.44%) Law
4 16 (2.29%) Banking
5 15 (2.15%) Games
6 11 (1.58%) Legal
7 8 (1.15%) Retail
8 7 (1.00%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.72%) Electronics
10 3 (0.43%) Marketing
11 2 (0.29%) Advertising
12 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.14%) Military
12 1 (0.14%) Front Office
12 1 (0.14%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.58%) Web Services
2 15 (2.15%) .NET
3 10 (1.43%) XML
4 9 (1.29%) Application Packaging
5 7 (1.00%) Middleware
6 6 (0.86%) XMPP
6 6 (0.86%) WCF
6 6 (0.86%) WPF
6 6 (0.86%) Silverlight
7 5 (0.72%) Lucene
8 4 (0.57%) LAMP
8 4 (0.57%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.43%) REST
9 3 (0.43%) X-Windows
10 2 (0.29%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.29%) Rendezvous
10 2 (0.29%) J2EE
11 1 (0.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 1 (0.14%) HTML
11 1 (0.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 95 (13.61%) Clustering
2 58 (8.31%) Blackberry
3 25 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (2.72%) Replication
5 15 (2.15%) Client/Server
6 14 (2.01%) Fat Client
6 14 (2.01%) Thin Client
7 13 (1.86%) SecurID
8 11 (1.58%) EqualLogic
9 9 (1.29%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.29%) CLARiiON
10 8 (1.15%) Open Source
10 8 (1.15%) Firmware
10 8 (1.15%) Hedge funds
11 7 (1.00%) FlexPod
11 7 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
11 7 (1.00%) Credit Risk
11 7 (1.00%) Market Risk
11 7 (1.00%) CMDB
12 6 (0.86%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 585 (83.81%) Windows
2 375 (53.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 277 (39.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 213 (30.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 125 (17.91%) Linux
6 63 (9.03%) Windows 7
7 45 (6.45%) Windows XP
8 41 (5.87%) UNIX
9 34 (4.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 32 (4.58%) Solaris
10 32 (4.58%) VMS
11 24 (3.44%) Windows 2000
12 22 (3.15%) AIX
13 21 (3.01%) Windows Vista
14 16 (2.29%) Windows 2000 Server
14 16 (2.29%) Android
14 16 (2.29%) SUSE
15 14 (2.01%) Windows 8
16 13 (1.86%) Windows Phone 8
16 13 (1.86%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (17.34%) ITIL
2 79 (11.32%) Change Management
3 61 (8.74%) Disaster Recovery
4 44 (6.30%) Change Control
5 33 (4.73%) Load Balancing
6 32 (4.58%) Service Delivery
7 29 (4.15%) Migration
8 28 (4.01%) Configuration Management
9 26 (3.72%) Project Management
10 25 (3.58%) Continuous Improvement
11 23 (3.30%) Performance Tuning
11 23 (3.30%) Time Management
12 22 (3.15%) Service Management
13 20 (2.87%) Risk Management
13 20 (2.87%) Performance Monitoring
14 17 (2.44%) Software Engineering
15 16 (2.29%) Problem Management
15 16 (2.29%) Data Security
15 16 (2.29%) E-Commerce
16 15 (2.15%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 158 (22.64%) SQL
2 72 (10.32%) PowerShell
3 23 (3.30%) VBScript
4 21 (3.01%) VB
5 20 (2.87%) PHP
6 19 (2.72%) Java
7 16 (2.29%) C#
7 16 (2.29%) Perl
8 13 (1.86%) Python
9 12 (1.72%) C++
10 9 (1.29%) Ruby
11 8 (1.15%) JavaScript
12 7 (1.00%) C
12 7 (1.00%) T-SQL
13 6 (0.86%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.43%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.29%) Scala
15 2 (0.29%) Erlang
15 2 (0.29%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.14%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 174 (24.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 118 (16.91%) MCSE
3 73 (10.46%) Security Cleared
4 56 (8.02%) MCITP
5 47 (6.73%) MCP
6 40 (5.73%) MCSA
6 40 (5.73%) SC Cleared
7 39 (5.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 36 (5.16%) CCA
8 36 (5.16%) Citrix Certification
9 35 (5.01%) Degree
10 31 (4.44%) MCTS
11 28 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
11 28 (4.01%) CCNA
12 19 (2.72%) DV Cleared
13 12 (1.72%) VCAP
14 11 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (1.15%) CCAA
15 8 (1.15%) MCSM
16 7 (1.00%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.73%) SLA
2 17 (2.44%) PCI DSS
3 16 (2.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (1.72%) QA
5 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.14%) BS7799
System Software
1 369 (52.87%) Active Directory
2 280 (40.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 122 (17.48%) Hyper-V
4 87 (12.46%) XenApp
5 82 (11.75%) VMware ESX
6 62 (8.88%) vSphere
7 40 (5.73%) VMware ESXi
8 39 (5.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 30 (4.30%) XenServer
9 30 (4.30%) ISA Server
10 26 (3.72%) XenDesktop
11 20 (2.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 19 (2.72%) VMware Server
13 14 (2.01%) Terminal Server
13 14 (2.01%) MetaFrame
14 12 (1.72%) KVM
15 10 (1.43%) Terminal Services
16 9 (1.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 6 (0.86%) Forefront TMG
18 5 (0.72%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 127 (18.19%) SCCM
2 66 (9.46%) SCOM
3 63 (9.03%) Backup Exec
4 46 (6.59%) NetBackup
5 43 (6.16%) WSUS
6 30 (4.30%) EMC NetWorker
7 23 (3.30%) ARCserve
8 22 (3.15%) Norton AntiVirus
9 16 (2.29%) McAfee ePO
10 14 (2.01%) Puppet
11 13 (1.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 11 (1.58%) SCVMM
13 10 (1.43%) SCOrch
14 9 (1.29%) Tivoli
15 7 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 6 (0.86%) HP SIM
16 6 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
17 5 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 5 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 4 (0.57%) Plesk
Vendors
1 434 (62.18%) VMware
2 371 (53.15%) Microsoft
3 236 (33.81%) Citrix
4 173 (24.79%) HP
5 115 (16.48%) Cisco
6 95 (13.61%) Symantec
7 81 (11.60%) NetApp
8 78 (11.17%) EMC
9 54 (7.74%) Oracle
10 51 (7.31%) IBM
11 46 (6.59%) Red Hat
12 43 (6.16%) Dell
13 30 (4.30%) McAfee
14 26 (3.72%) F5
15 21 (3.01%) SolarWinds
16 19 (2.72%) Websense
17 18 (2.58%) CommVault
18 16 (2.29%) Clearswift
18 16 (2.29%) Juniper
18 16 (2.29%) Lotus
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34900 per annum + £1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £22500 - £32500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £31k - 39k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Secure Virtual
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Penna PLC
Salary: £25-35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago