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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Engineer
Rank 676 569 597
Rank change year-on-year
-107 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 217 362 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.32% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.33% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 192 321 260
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +4.54%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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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 -107 199 £38,066 -2.39% 17
London -29 89 £43,500 -13.00% 4
East of England +13 34 £27,500 -25.67% 2
South East -23 33 £40,000 +2.56% 3
City of London -11 24 £47,500 -7.31% 1
Surrey +7 23 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Hertfordshire -2 15 £27,500 -30.37%
West Midlands -7 15 £32,500 +3.17% 1
South West -29 13 £28,000 +4.18%
Hemel Hempstead - 13 £27,500 -
Wales -4 12 £22,000 -25.42%
South Wales -11 12 £22,000 -25.42%
Cambridgeshire +14 8 £35,000 -5.40% 1
Devon - 8 £26,700 -
Redhill - 8 £45,000 - 1
Exeter - 8 £26,700 -
Coventry -6 7 £32,500 +3.17%
Yorkshire -16 7 £26,300 -12.04% 4
Bridgend - 7 £20,500 -
North West -18 6 £30,500 -11.59% 3
Bedfordshire +13 5 £37,500 +7.14%
Manchester -9 5 £31,000 -10.14% 1
West Yorkshire -9 5 £26,300 -35.85% 2
Ipswich - 5 £27,500 -
Luton - 5 £37,500 -
Bromley - 5 £32,500 -
Suffolk - 5 £27,500 -
Staffordshire +6 4 £90,000 +260.00%
Leeds +4 4 £26,300 -33.41% 1
Berkshire -4 4 £27,500 -31.25%

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 396 (85.90%) Windows
2 311 (67.46%) VMware
3 258 (55.97%) Active Directory
4 231 (50.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 220 (47.72%) Microsoft
6 194 (42.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 160 (34.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 157 (34.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 156 (33.84%) MS Exchange
10 140 (30.37%) SAN
11 125 (27.11%) Citrix
12 107 (23.21%) Cisco
13 98 (21.26%) Microsoft Certification
14 94 (20.39%) SQL Server
15 91 (19.74%) DNS
15 91 (19.74%) Exchange Server 2010
16 81 (17.57%) HP
17 74 (16.05%) Linux
18 73 (15.84%) SQL
18 73 (15.84%) TCP/IP
18 73 (15.84%) MS Excel
19 70 (15.18%) DHCP
19 70 (15.18%) ITIL
20 69 (14.97%) Data Centre
21 63 (13.67%) Hyper-V
22 59 (12.80%) Firewall
23 56 (12.15%) Exchange Server 2007
24 55 (11.93%) LAN
25 54 (11.71%) IIS
26 53 (11.50%) Cisco Certification

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 156 (33.84%) MS Exchange
2 91 (19.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 56 (12.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 54 (11.71%) IIS
5 49 (10.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 38 (8.24%) SharePoint
7 37 (8.03%) Exchange Server 2003
8 25 (5.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 24 (5.21%) Lync
10 7 (1.52%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.30%) Apache
11 6 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (1.08%) WebSphere
12 5 (1.08%) Commerce Server
12 5 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.43%) Lotus Domino
13 2 (0.43%) WorkSite
14 1 (0.22%) Live Communications Server
14 1 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 73 (15.84%) MS Excel
2 29 (6.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (9.11%) Office 365
2 14 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.82%) SaaS
4 10 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 140 (30.37%) SAN
2 91 (19.74%) DNS
3 73 (15.84%) TCP/IP
4 70 (15.18%) DHCP
5 59 (12.80%) Firewall
6 55 (11.93%) LAN
7 43 (9.33%) WAN
8 33 (7.16%) Internet
9 19 (4.12%) VPN
9 19 (4.12%) iSCSI
9 19 (4.12%) NAS
10 17 (3.69%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (2.60%) VLAN
12 11 (2.39%) FTP
13 10 (2.17%) Wireless
13 10 (2.17%) NetScaler
14 7 (1.52%) Network Security
14 7 (1.52%) LDAP
15 6 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
16 5 (1.08%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (20.39%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (3.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.87%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.43%) Big Data
6 2 (0.43%) IDOL
6 2 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.43%) MySQL
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.22%) DTS
7 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Subversion
1 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.22%) MSBuild
1 1 (0.22%) Artifactory
1 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 50 (10.85%) Finance
2 25 (5.42%) Law
3 16 (3.47%) Legal
4 13 (2.82%) Retail
5 8 (1.74%) Banking
5 8 (1.74%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.30%) Electronics
7 5 (1.08%) Games
8 4 (0.87%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.87%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.65%) Marketing
10 2 (0.43%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.43%) French Language
10 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.43%) Publishing
10 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Back Office
11 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.04%) .NET
1 14 (3.04%) Web Services
2 6 (1.30%) Middleware
3 4 (0.87%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.65%) WCF
5 2 (0.43%) HTML
5 2 (0.43%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.43%) RESTful
6 1 (0.22%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (0.22%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.22%) Java EE
6 1 (0.22%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.22%) COM+
6 1 (0.22%) CSS
6 1 (0.22%) J2EE
6 1 (0.22%) XML
6 1 (0.22%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.22%) CGI
6 1 (0.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 69 (14.97%) Data Centre
2 35 (7.59%) Clustering
3 18 (3.90%) Blackberry
4 14 (3.04%) HP StoreVirtual
5 13 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.60%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.39%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.08%) Replication
8 5 (1.08%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.08%) Thin Client
9 4 (0.87%) PDA
9 4 (0.87%) EqualLogic
10 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.65%) User Experience
10 3 (0.65%) BYOD
10 3 (0.65%) Spread Betting
11 2 (0.43%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.43%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.43%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 396 (85.90%) Windows
2 231 (50.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 194 (42.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 157 (34.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 74 (16.05%) Linux
6 35 (7.59%) Windows 7
7 32 (6.94%) UNIX
8 26 (5.64%) Windows 8
9 14 (3.04%) Windows XP
10 13 (2.82%) Windows 2000 Server
11 10 (2.17%) Android
11 10 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.52%) Debian
13 4 (0.87%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.65%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.65%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.65%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.43%) AIX
15 2 (0.43%) VMS
15 2 (0.43%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (15.18%) ITIL
2 38 (8.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 25 (5.42%) Capacity Planning
4 22 (4.77%) Load Balancing
5 21 (4.56%) Migration
6 19 (4.12%) Root Cause Analysis
7 16 (3.47%) Service Delivery
8 15 (3.25%) Problem Management
9 14 (3.04%) Data Protection
9 14 (3.04%) Mentoring
9 14 (3.04%) Server Building
10 13 (2.82%) Change Management
11 11 (2.39%) Software Engineering
11 11 (2.39%) Kalman Filter
12 10 (2.17%) DevOps
12 10 (2.17%) Server Patching
12 10 (2.17%) Incident Management
12 10 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (1.95%) Change Control
14 8 (1.74%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 73 (15.84%) SQL
2 40 (8.68%) PowerShell
3 19 (4.12%) Java
4 13 (2.82%) C#
5 9 (1.95%) VBScript
6 7 (1.52%) VB
6 7 (1.52%) C++
6 7 (1.52%) Perl
7 6 (1.30%) Python
7 6 (1.30%) C
8 5 (1.08%) Erlang
8 5 (1.08%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.65%) Ruby
10 2 (0.43%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.43%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.43%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.43%) Scala
11 1 (0.22%) PHP
11 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.22%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 98 (21.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (11.50%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (11.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 51 (11.06%) CCNA
4 41 (8.89%) MCSE
5 38 (8.24%) MCSA
6 33 (7.16%) MCITP
7 27 (5.86%) Degree
8 25 (5.42%) CCNP
9 19 (4.12%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (3.47%) Citrix Certification
11 11 (2.39%) Security Cleared
12 9 (1.95%) CCA
12 9 (1.95%) MCP
13 7 (1.52%) A+ Certification
14 6 (1.30%) MCPD
14 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Certified Master
14 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Certified Architect
15 5 (1.08%) SC Cleared
16 4 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.94%) SLA
2 9 (1.95%) QA
3 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 258 (55.97%) Active Directory
2 160 (34.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (13.67%) Hyper-V
4 36 (7.81%) vSphere
5 33 (7.16%) VMware ESXi
6 31 (6.72%) XenApp
7 29 (6.29%) XenDesktop
8 21 (4.56%) Terminal Services
9 20 (4.34%) VMware ESX
10 13 (2.82%) VMware Server
11 9 (1.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 7 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 7 (1.52%) XenServer
12 7 (1.52%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.87%) Samba
13 4 (0.87%) vCloud
14 2 (0.43%) UAG
14 2 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.43%) Xen
14 2 (0.43%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 35 (7.59%) SCOM
2 32 (6.94%) SCCM
3 18 (3.90%) WSUS
4 14 (3.04%) Backup Exec
5 11 (2.39%) Nagios
6 9 (1.95%) NetBackup
7 6 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (1.30%) Puppet
8 5 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.87%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.87%) HP SIM
9 4 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (0.65%) Opsview
10 3 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.43%) OpenView
11 2 (0.43%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.43%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.22%) Ansible
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 311 (67.46%) VMware
2 220 (47.72%) Microsoft
3 125 (27.11%) Citrix
4 107 (23.21%) Cisco
5 81 (17.57%) HP
6 52 (11.28%) NetApp
7 28 (6.07%) EMC
8 27 (5.86%) Dell
9 19 (4.12%) Juniper
9 19 (4.12%) CheckPoint
10 17 (3.69%) SolarWinds
11 16 (3.47%) Veeam
12 14 (3.04%) 3PAR
12 14 (3.04%) IBM
13 12 (2.60%) Sun
13 12 (2.60%) Symantec
13 12 (2.60%) Red Hat
14 11 (2.39%) CommVault
14 11 (2.39%) Isilon
15 7 (1.52%) Riverbed
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Yorkshire
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Yorkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + superb benefits
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + Insurance, Pension etc.
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