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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Engineer
Rank 634 595 581
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 252 337 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.29% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.30% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 197 289 250
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £37,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +7.24%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
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%

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 May 2015 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 May 2015. 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 -37 239 £40,000 - 20
London +26 89 £47,500 -7.31% 6
East of England +12 47 £35,500 +1.42% 1
South East -48 47 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Cambridgeshire +33 24 £45,000 +28.57%
Yorkshire +2 23 £29,950 -0.16% 1
Berkshire -28 18 £43,750 +6.70%
South West -5 15 £36,000 +24.13% 6
City of London +35 14 £48,250 -4.45% 1
Surrey +20 13 £37,500 +11.94%
West Yorkshire +18 13 £34,500 +15.00% 1
Manchester +23 12 £32,500 +50.28% 1
North West +4 12 £32,500 +17.42% 1
South Wales +16 11 £29,500 -28.04% 5
Bedfordshire +14 11 £37,500 +7.14%
Wales +13 11 £29,500 -28.04% 6
Cambridge - 11 £26,000 -
Bedford +23 9 £45,000 +28.57%
Suffolk +16 9 £32,500 -
East Midlands +13 9 £34,500 +21.05%
Leeds +11 9 £30,650 +3.02%
Ipswich - 9 £32,500 -
Buckinghamshire +1 8 - -
Wiltshire 0 8 £39,500 -9.19% 2
Milton Keynes -10 8 - -
Hertfordshire -29 8 £40,000 - 1
South Yorkshire -5 7 £29,900 -
Sheffield -8 7 £29,900 -
Reading -22 7 £50,000 +42.85%
Swindon - 7 £40,000 - 1

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 499 (82.89%) Windows
2 383 (63.62%) VMware
3 302 (50.17%) Active Directory
4 293 (48.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 284 (47.18%) Microsoft
6 245 (40.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 208 (34.55%) VMware Infrastructure
8 192 (31.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 182 (30.23%) MS Exchange
10 176 (29.24%) SAN
11 169 (28.07%) Citrix
12 145 (24.09%) SQL Server
13 136 (22.59%) Cisco
14 133 (22.09%) Microsoft Certification
15 129 (21.43%) MS Excel
16 121 (20.10%) Exchange Server 2010
17 117 (19.44%) HP
18 109 (18.11%) DNS
19 106 (17.61%) Hyper-V
20 100 (16.61%) SQL
21 96 (15.95%) ITIL
22 94 (15.61%) Firewall
23 92 (15.28%) Linux
24 87 (14.45%) DHCP
25 80 (13.29%) TCP/IP
26 79 (13.12%) LAN
27 78 (12.96%) MCSE
28 73 (12.13%) Clustering
29 72 (11.96%) Disaster Recovery
30 69 (11.46%) vSphere

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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
1 182 (30.23%) MS Exchange
2 121 (20.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 65 (10.80%) IIS
4 60 (9.97%) Exchange Server 2007
5 54 (8.97%) SharePoint
6 48 (7.97%) Exchange Server 2003
7 47 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 36 (5.98%) Lync
9 26 (4.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 15 (2.49%) SharePoint 2010
11 13 (2.16%) Tomcat
12 10 (1.66%) Apache
12 10 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
14 5 (0.83%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.83%) Commerce Server
15 4 (0.66%) SAS
15 4 (0.66%) IBM Notes
16 3 (0.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 129 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 55 (9.14%) MS Office
3 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (6.64%) Office 365
2 23 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (3.32%) SaaS
4 12 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.33%) IaaS
7 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 176 (29.24%) SAN
2 109 (18.11%) DNS
3 94 (15.61%) Firewall
4 87 (14.45%) DHCP
5 80 (13.29%) TCP/IP
6 79 (13.12%) LAN
7 64 (10.63%) WAN
8 30 (4.98%) Internet
9 28 (4.65%) VPN
10 18 (2.99%) NAS
11 16 (2.66%) FTP
12 14 (2.33%) NetScaler
13 13 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (1.99%) Wireless
14 12 (1.99%) SSL
14 12 (1.99%) VLAN
14 12 (1.99%) Fibre Channel
15 7 (1.16%) iSCSI
15 7 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (1.16%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (24.09%) SQL Server
2 36 (5.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (0.83%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.66%) MySQL
9 3 (0.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 3 (0.50%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (0.50%) IDOL
10 2 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.33%) Big Data
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.17%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.50%) MSTest
1 3 (0.50%) NUnit
2 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.17%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.17%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.17%) Hudson
2 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.17%) Subversion
2 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (9.30%) Finance
2 40 (6.64%) Law
3 30 (4.98%) Legal
4 16 (2.66%) Retail
5 14 (2.33%) Back Office
6 11 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.50%) Banking
8 6 (1.00%) Electronics
8 6 (1.00%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.00%) Spanish Language
8 6 (1.00%) Mandarin Language
9 5 (0.83%) French Language
10 4 (0.66%) Publishing
10 4 (0.66%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.33%) Advertising
11 2 (0.33%) Marketing
12 1 (0.17%) Welsh Language
12 1 (0.17%) German Language
12 1 (0.17%) Cantonese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.15%) Web Services
2 21 (3.49%) .NET
3 8 (1.33%) HTML
4 7 (1.16%) XML
5 6 (1.00%) COM
6 5 (0.83%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.66%) CSS
8 3 (0.50%) REST
8 3 (0.50%) LINQ
8 3 (0.50%) WCF
8 3 (0.50%) WPF
8 3 (0.50%) WF
8 3 (0.50%) SOAP
8 3 (0.50%) J2EE
9 2 (0.33%) JSP
9 2 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.17%) Kafka
10 1 (0.17%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.17%) Ajax
10 1 (0.17%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 73 (12.13%) Clustering
2 28 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (4.49%) Blackberry
4 24 (3.99%) Replication
5 15 (2.49%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.33%) Computer Science
7 12 (1.99%) Thin Client
7 12 (1.99%) Fat Client
8 11 (1.83%) Enterprise Storage
9 10 (1.66%) iPad
10 6 (1.00%) CLARiiON
10 6 (1.00%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.00%) Private Cloud
11 5 (0.83%) iPhone
12 4 (0.66%) PDA
12 4 (0.66%) Open Source
12 4 (0.66%) FlexPod
12 4 (0.66%) BYOD
13 3 (0.50%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.50%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 499 (82.89%) Windows
2 293 (48.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 245 (40.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 192 (31.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 92 (15.28%) Linux
6 32 (5.32%) Windows 7
7 26 (4.32%) UNIX
8 22 (3.65%) Windows 8
9 17 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (2.33%) Windows XP
11 10 (1.66%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (0.83%) Android
13 4 (0.66%) Solaris
13 4 (0.66%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.50%) AIX
14 3 (0.50%) Debian
15 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.33%) HPUX
15 2 (0.33%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (15.95%) ITIL
2 72 (11.96%) Disaster Recovery
3 33 (5.48%) Migration
4 30 (4.98%) Change Management
5 23 (3.82%) Service Delivery
6 22 (3.65%) Capacity Planning
7 20 (3.32%) Mentoring
8 18 (2.99%) Incident Management
9 17 (2.82%) Configuration Management
10 16 (2.66%) Service Management
11 15 (2.49%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (2.49%) DevOps
12 14 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
12 14 (2.33%) Load Balancing
12 14 (2.33%) Change Control
13 13 (2.16%) Problem Management
13 13 (2.16%) Software Engineering
14 12 (1.99%) Technical Architecture
15 11 (1.83%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (16.61%) SQL
2 59 (9.80%) PowerShell
3 20 (3.32%) Java
4 15 (2.49%) Perl
4 15 (2.49%) C#
4 15 (2.49%) VBScript
5 14 (2.33%) Python
6 8 (1.33%) VB
7 7 (1.16%) Ruby
8 6 (1.00%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.00%) C
8 6 (1.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.00%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.83%) Bash Shell
9 5 (0.83%) PHP
10 3 (0.50%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.50%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.33%) C++
12 1 (0.17%) Scala
12 1 (0.17%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 133 (22.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (12.96%) MCSE
3 50 (8.31%) Cisco Certification
4 49 (8.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 45 (7.48%) CCNA
5 45 (7.48%) MCSA
6 31 (5.15%) Degree
7 28 (4.65%) MCITP
8 26 (4.32%) Security Cleared
9 19 (3.16%) CCNP
10 18 (2.99%) MCP
11 15 (2.49%) SC Cleared
11 15 (2.49%) Citrix Certification
12 14 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (1.99%) CCA
13 12 (1.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 9 (1.50%) DV Cleared
15 8 (1.33%) MCDST
16 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Certified Master
16 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.81%) SLA
2 7 (1.16%) QA
3 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 302 (50.17%) Active Directory
2 208 (34.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (17.61%) Hyper-V
4 69 (11.46%) vSphere
5 43 (7.14%) XenApp
6 39 (6.48%) VMware ESX
7 37 (6.15%) VMware ESXi
8 30 (4.98%) VMware Server
9 29 (4.82%) XenDesktop
10 18 (2.99%) XenServer
11 11 (1.83%) ISA Server
12 9 (1.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 9 (1.50%) Terminal Server
12 9 (1.50%) Terminal Services
13 6 (1.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 4 (0.66%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 4 (0.66%) MetaFrame
14 4 (0.66%) Squid
14 4 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 4 (0.66%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 59 (9.80%) SCCM
2 51 (8.47%) SCOM
3 22 (3.65%) WSUS
3 22 (3.65%) Backup Exec
4 15 (2.49%) NetBackup
5 8 (1.33%) Nagios
5 8 (1.33%) Puppet
5 8 (1.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 7 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.16%) Tivoli
7 6 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (1.00%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.66%) WMI
8 4 (0.66%) HP SIM
9 3 (0.50%) SCDPM
9 3 (0.50%) OpenView
9 3 (0.50%) RepliStor
10 2 (0.33%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 383 (63.62%) VMware
2 284 (47.18%) Microsoft
3 169 (28.07%) Citrix
4 136 (22.59%) Cisco
5 117 (19.44%) HP
6 65 (10.80%) NetApp
7 60 (9.97%) EMC
8 34 (5.65%) Dell
9 29 (4.82%) Juniper
10 26 (4.32%) Symantec
11 23 (3.82%) IBM
12 22 (3.65%) Red Hat
12 22 (3.65%) Oracle
13 21 (3.49%) CommVault
14 16 (2.66%) Veeam
15 15 (2.49%) 3PAR
16 14 (2.33%) Sun
16 14 (2.33%) SolarWinds
17 12 (1.99%) CheckPoint
18 11 (1.83%) McAfee
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £250.00 - £380.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £3000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: 25k to 28k per year GBP
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus company bonus and corporate ben
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus & bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Boscombe Down, near Salisbury
QinetiQ
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £26k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff, South Wales, Wales
Cardiff University
Salary: £39,685 - £45,954 per annum (Grade 7), plus attractive defined-benefits pension and 37 days per annum holiday entitlement.
Posted: 10 days ago
Exeter
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Abingdon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Scotland
HP
Posted: 24 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago