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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Engineer
Rank 613 599 608
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 294 350 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.31% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 233 298 245
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
104266 112858 106109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.61% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85211 91758 88345
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,896 £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 £38,000
% 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 1 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 1 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 -31 281 £39,000 -2.50% 23
London +27 109 £45,000 -10.00% 10
South East -24 64 £37,500 -6.25% 9
East of England +14 48 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Yorkshire -1 28 £29,900 -0.16%
Berkshire -24 23 £38,500 -3.75% 2
Cambridgeshire +39 20 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Surrey +32 18 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Bedfordshire +31 18 £42,500 +30.76%
City of London +27 15 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Bedford +36 13 £45,000 +38.46%
Manchester +2 12 £37,500 +50.00%
North West +2 12 £37,500 +33.92%
West Yorkshire +13 11 £35,000 +16.66%
South West 0 11 £36,500 +25.86% 1
Reading -10 11 £39,000 +9.09% 2
West Midlands -14 11 £37,000 +23.33% 1
Cambridge - 11 £52,500 - 1
Wales +4 10 £29,500 -28.04%
South Wales -3 10 £29,500 -28.04%
Sheffield -9 10 £29,900 -
South Yorkshire -11 10 £29,900 -
Suffolk +15 8 £32,500 -
Buckinghamshire +13 8 - -
Milton Keynes -9 8 - -
Ipswich - 8 £32,500 -
Leeds +5 7 £35,000 +16.66%
Hertfordshire -28 7 £33,250 -16.87%
East Midlands +10 6 £35,250 +23.68% 1
Wiltshire +3 6 £39,500 -36.80%

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 533 (82.13%) Windows
2 413 (63.64%) VMware
3 339 (52.23%) Active Directory
4 315 (48.54%) Microsoft
5 311 (47.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 258 (39.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 236 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 204 (31.43%) MS Exchange
8 204 (31.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 202 (31.12%) SAN
10 187 (28.81%) Citrix
11 159 (24.50%) SQL Server
12 145 (22.34%) Cisco
13 143 (22.03%) Microsoft Certification
14 141 (21.73%) MS Excel
15 132 (20.34%) Exchange Server 2010
16 131 (20.18%) HP
17 130 (20.03%) DNS
18 119 (18.34%) SQL
19 115 (17.72%) Hyper-V
20 110 (16.95%) DHCP
21 106 (16.33%) Firewall
22 103 (15.87%) Linux
23 101 (15.56%) ITIL
24 93 (14.33%) MCSE
25 89 (13.71%) TCP/IP
26 85 (13.10%) LAN
27 84 (12.94%) Clustering
28 83 (12.79%) vSphere
29 80 (12.33%) NetApp

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 204 (31.43%) MS Exchange
2 132 (20.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 74 (11.40%) IIS
4 66 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 59 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
6 56 (8.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 55 (8.47%) SharePoint
8 39 (6.01%) Lync
9 26 (4.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 15 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
11 14 (2.16%) Tomcat
12 11 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (1.39%) Apache
14 8 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (0.77%) Office Communications Server
15 5 (0.77%) IBM Notes
16 4 (0.62%) Commerce Server
16 4 (0.62%) WebSphere
17 3 (0.46%) OpenStack
17 3 (0.46%) SAS
Applications
1 141 (21.73%) MS Excel
2 58 (8.94%) MS Office
3 4 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (6.16%) Office 365
2 21 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (2.62%) SaaS
4 15 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.62%) IaaS
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 202 (31.12%) SAN
2 130 (20.03%) DNS
3 110 (16.95%) DHCP
4 106 (16.33%) Firewall
5 89 (13.71%) TCP/IP
6 85 (13.10%) LAN
7 73 (11.25%) WAN
8 32 (4.93%) Internet
8 32 (4.93%) VPN
9 20 (3.08%) NAS
10 17 (2.62%) FTP
10 17 (2.62%) NetScaler
11 15 (2.31%) SSL
12 14 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (2.16%) VLAN
13 13 (2.00%) Wireless
14 12 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
15 9 (1.39%) LDAP
16 8 (1.23%) VoIP
16 8 (1.23%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (24.50%) SQL Server
2 39 (6.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (4.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (0.92%) MySQL
8 5 (0.77%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.46%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (0.46%) Big Data
9 3 (0.46%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.46%) IDOL
9 3 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.46%) DTS
10 2 (0.31%) MS Access
10 2 (0.31%) OLTP
10 2 (0.31%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 4 (0.62%) MSTest
1 4 (0.62%) NUnit
2 2 (0.31%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.15%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.15%) Hudson
3 1 (0.15%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.15%) Subversion
3 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.15%) MSI
3 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 67 (10.32%) Finance
2 45 (6.93%) Law
3 35 (5.39%) Legal
4 18 (2.77%) Back Office
5 14 (2.16%) Banking
5 14 (2.16%) Retail
6 13 (2.00%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.23%) Investment Banking
8 6 (0.92%) Spanish Language
8 6 (0.92%) Mandarin Language
9 5 (0.77%) French Language
9 5 (0.77%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.62%) Publishing
11 3 (0.46%) Welsh Language
11 3 (0.46%) Electronics
12 2 (0.31%) Advertising
12 2 (0.31%) Marketing
13 1 (0.15%) German Language
13 1 (0.15%) Cantonese Language
13 1 (0.15%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.70%) Web Services
2 22 (3.39%) .NET
3 13 (2.00%) HTML
4 11 (1.69%) XML
5 7 (1.08%) CSS
6 6 (0.92%) JSP
6 6 (0.92%) ASP.NET
6 6 (0.92%) COM
7 5 (0.77%) J2EE
8 4 (0.62%) SOAP
8 4 (0.62%) LINQ
8 4 (0.62%) WCF
8 4 (0.62%) WPF
8 4 (0.62%) WF
8 4 (0.62%) REST
9 2 (0.31%) COM+
9 2 (0.31%) Servlets
9 2 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.31%) HTML5
9 2 (0.31%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 84 (12.94%) Clustering
2 36 (5.55%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.47%) Blackberry
4 24 (3.70%) Replication
5 16 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
7 11 (1.69%) Fat Client
7 11 (1.69%) Thin Client
8 10 (1.54%) CLARiiON
8 10 (1.54%) iPad
9 9 (1.39%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.39%) Hedge funds
10 8 (1.23%) Private Cloud
11 5 (0.77%) Statistics
11 5 (0.77%) iPhone
11 5 (0.77%) Open Source
12 4 (0.62%) EMC Centera
12 4 (0.62%) PDA
12 4 (0.62%) FlexPod
12 4 (0.62%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 533 (82.13%) Windows
2 311 (47.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 258 (39.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 204 (31.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 103 (15.87%) Linux
6 31 (4.78%) UNIX
7 30 (4.62%) Windows 7
8 23 (3.54%) Windows 8
9 21 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (2.16%) Windows XP
11 10 (1.54%) Solaris
11 10 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (0.62%) AIX
12 4 (0.62%) HPUX
13 3 (0.46%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.46%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.31%) SUSE
14 2 (0.31%) Android
14 2 (0.31%) CentOS
15 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (15.56%) ITIL
2 79 (12.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 35 (5.39%) Change Management
4 34 (5.24%) Migration
5 25 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
5 25 (3.85%) Mentoring
6 24 (3.70%) Service Delivery
7 19 (2.93%) Performance Monitoring
8 18 (2.77%) Service Management
8 18 (2.77%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (2.77%) Incident Management
9 16 (2.47%) Configuration Management
9 16 (2.47%) Business Continuity
10 15 (2.31%) Software Engineering
10 15 (2.31%) DevOps
11 14 (2.16%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (2.16%) Change Control
11 14 (2.16%) Problem Management
11 14 (2.16%) Technical Architecture
12 12 (1.85%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 119 (18.34%) SQL
2 71 (10.94%) PowerShell
3 21 (3.24%) Java
4 19 (2.93%) VBScript
5 16 (2.47%) Perl
5 16 (2.47%) C#
6 14 (2.16%) Python
7 9 (1.39%) JavaScript
7 9 (1.39%) VB
8 8 (1.23%) T-SQL
8 8 (1.23%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.08%) Bash Shell
10 6 (0.92%) Ruby
11 5 (0.77%) PHP
11 5 (0.77%) C
12 4 (0.62%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.46%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.31%) C++
15 1 (0.15%) Haskell
15 1 (0.15%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 143 (22.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 93 (14.33%) MCSE
3 59 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 50 (7.70%) MCSA
5 47 (7.24%) Cisco Certification
6 42 (6.47%) CCNA
7 36 (5.55%) MCITP
8 34 (5.24%) Security Cleared
9 26 (4.01%) Degree
10 20 (3.08%) MCP
10 20 (3.08%) Citrix Certification
11 19 (2.93%) SC Cleared
12 18 (2.77%) CCA
13 17 (2.62%) CCNP
14 15 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (2.16%) DV Cleared
16 11 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 9 (1.39%) MCDST
18 5 (0.77%) Microsoft Certified Master
18 5 (0.77%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.40%) SLA
2 7 (1.08%) QA
3 3 (0.46%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 339 (52.23%) Active Directory
2 236 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 115 (17.72%) Hyper-V
4 83 (12.79%) vSphere
5 54 (8.32%) XenApp
6 44 (6.78%) VMware ESX
7 43 (6.63%) VMware ESXi
8 35 (5.39%) XenDesktop
9 33 (5.08%) VMware Server
10 22 (3.39%) XenServer
11 14 (2.16%) ISA Server
12 9 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 9 (1.39%) Terminal Server
12 9 (1.39%) Terminal Services
13 7 (1.08%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 6 (0.92%) MetaFrame
15 4 (0.62%) NFS
15 4 (0.62%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 4 (0.62%) Varnish
15 4 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 75 (11.56%) SCCM
2 59 (9.09%) SCOM
3 29 (4.47%) WSUS
4 28 (4.31%) Backup Exec
5 19 (2.93%) NetBackup
6 9 (1.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 9 (1.39%) Tivoli
7 8 (1.23%) Nagios
7 8 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
7 8 (1.23%) Puppet
8 7 (1.08%) SCOrch
8 7 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.92%) ARCserve
10 5 (0.77%) WMI
10 5 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.62%) RepliStor
11 4 (0.62%) Netcool
11 4 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (0.62%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 413 (63.64%) VMware
2 315 (48.54%) Microsoft
3 187 (28.81%) Citrix
4 145 (22.34%) Cisco
5 131 (20.18%) HP
6 80 (12.33%) NetApp
7 74 (11.40%) EMC
8 41 (6.32%) Dell
9 35 (5.39%) Symantec
10 32 (4.93%) Juniper
11 30 (4.62%) IBM
12 28 (4.31%) Red Hat
13 26 (4.01%) CommVault
14 25 (3.85%) Oracle
15 19 (2.93%) Sun
16 18 (2.77%) McAfee
17 17 (2.62%) 3PAR
18 15 (2.31%) Veeam
18 15 (2.31%) SolarWinds
19 13 (2.00%) CheckPoint
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Polar Recruitment
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Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
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