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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Engineer
Rank 542 598 635
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 352 290 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.29% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 316 246 226
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £59,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 28 January 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 January 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 +74 343 £40,000 +6.66% 28
London +16 137 £47,500 +7.95% 12
South East -4 86 £35,000 -6.66% 8
East of England +21 39 £42,500 +25.00% 2
North West +14 32 £34,000 +23.63% 1
Berkshire -12 28 £39,000 -9.30% 3
City of London +8 26 £47,500 -5.00% 5
South West -6 23 £42,500 +73.46% 2
Manchester +6 22 £34,000 +23.63%
Surrey -7 20 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Yorkshire -14 17 £32,500 +8.69% 1
Hampshire -16 17 £31,000 +10.71% 2
Bedfordshire +25 13 £41,250 +10.00% 1
West Midlands -7 12 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Reading -14 12 £39,000 -13.33% 2
Wiltshire -3 11 £42,500 +73.46%
West Yorkshire -6 11 £35,000 - 1
Essex -7 11 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire +3 9 £50,000 +35.13% 1
Hertfordshire -16 9 £40,000 +17.64%
West Sussex - 9 £29,025 - 2
Bedford +21 8 £42,500 +13.33%
Buckinghamshire +11 8 £35,000 -12.50%
Cambridge +4 8 £55,000 +48.64% 1
Brentwood - 8 £42,500 -
Milton Keynes - 8 £35,000 -
Staines +25 7 £41,500 +17.73%
Slough +4 7 £47,500 -34.93%
Chippenham 0 7 £50,000 +104.08%
Leeds +8 6 £32,750 -6.42%

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 571 (81.11%) Windows
2 476 (67.61%) VMware
3 393 (55.82%) Active Directory
4 361 (51.28%) Microsoft
5 354 (50.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 312 (44.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 254 (36.08%) MS Exchange
8 253 (35.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 239 (33.95%) Citrix
10 233 (33.10%) SAN
11 223 (31.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 203 (28.84%) Microsoft Certification
13 198 (28.13%) DNS
14 170 (24.15%) Exchange Server 2010
15 166 (23.58%) DHCP
16 159 (22.59%) MS Excel
17 155 (22.02%) SQL Server
18 149 (21.16%) Cisco
19 144 (20.45%) ITIL
19 144 (20.45%) MCSE
20 142 (20.17%) HP
21 127 (18.04%) Hyper-V
22 126 (17.90%) Finance
23 122 (17.33%) vSphere
24 117 (16.62%) Linux
25 115 (16.34%) SQL
26 114 (16.19%) SCCM
27 113 (16.05%) Firewall
28 108 (15.34%) LAN
29 106 (15.06%) TCP/IP

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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
1 254 (36.08%) MS Exchange
2 170 (24.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 80 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 76 (10.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 73 (10.37%) IIS
6 71 (10.09%) SharePoint
7 67 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 49 (6.96%) Lync
9 44 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 14 (1.99%) SharePoint 2013
11 13 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
12 10 (1.42%) Apache
12 10 (1.42%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.99%) Lotus Domino
14 5 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.57%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.57%) IBM Notes
15 4 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
16 3 (0.43%) CMS
16 3 (0.43%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 159 (22.59%) MS Excel
2 56 (7.95%) MS Office
3 8 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.14%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 1 (0.14%) Advent Moxy
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (4.69%) Office 365
2 26 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (2.98%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (1.70%) IaaS
5 7 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.99%) SaaS
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.14%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 233 (33.10%) SAN
2 198 (28.13%) DNS
3 166 (23.58%) DHCP
4 113 (16.05%) Firewall
5 108 (15.34%) LAN
6 106 (15.06%) TCP/IP
7 94 (13.35%) WAN
8 36 (5.11%) Internet
9 35 (4.97%) VPN
10 18 (2.56%) NAS
11 17 (2.41%) VLAN
12 15 (2.13%) iSCSI
12 15 (2.13%) NetScaler
13 12 (1.70%) SSL
13 12 (1.70%) FTP
14 11 (1.56%) Kerberos
14 11 (1.56%) Wireless
15 10 (1.42%) Ethernet
15 10 (1.42%) VoIP
16 8 (1.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (22.02%) SQL Server
2 53 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (5.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
6 11 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (1.28%) Big Data
9 8 (1.14%) MySQL
10 5 (0.71%) DB2
10 5 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.71%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.57%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.57%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.57%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.43%) HBase
12 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.28%) Pentaho
13 2 (0.28%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (0.43%) MSI
1 3 (0.43%) NUnit
1 3 (0.43%) MSTest
2 2 (0.28%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.28%) Subversion
2 2 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.14%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.14%) Gradle
3 1 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 126 (17.90%) Finance
2 39 (5.54%) Law
3 29 (4.12%) Banking
4 26 (3.69%) Telecoms
5 25 (3.55%) Back Office
6 21 (2.98%) Legal
7 9 (1.28%) Advertising
8 8 (1.14%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.99%) Marketing
10 5 (0.71%) Games
11 4 (0.57%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.43%) Welsh Language
13 2 (0.28%) Retail
13 2 (0.28%) Electronics
14 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.14%) Publishing
14 1 (0.14%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.27%) Web Services
2 15 (2.13%) .NET
3 11 (1.56%) XML
3 11 (1.56%) HTML
4 7 (0.99%) CSS
5 6 (0.85%) JSP
5 6 (0.85%) J2EE
5 6 (0.85%) COM
6 5 (0.71%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.71%) REST
7 4 (0.57%) HTML5
7 4 (0.57%) Application Packaging
8 3 (0.43%) XMPP
8 3 (0.43%) SOAP
8 3 (0.43%) WCF
8 3 (0.43%) WPF
8 3 (0.43%) WF
8 3 (0.43%) LINQ
9 2 (0.28%) jQuery
9 2 (0.28%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 93 (13.21%) Clustering
2 79 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (6.96%) Blackberry
4 24 (3.41%) Replication
5 18 (2.56%) Hedge funds
6 16 (2.27%) CLARiiON
6 16 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 14 (1.99%) Open Source
8 13 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
9 12 (1.70%) Computer Science
10 9 (1.28%) iPad
10 9 (1.28%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.14%) Statistics
11 8 (1.14%) iPhone
12 7 (0.99%) Fat Client
12 7 (0.99%) Thin Client
13 6 (0.85%) EqualLogic
13 6 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.71%) BBC
14 5 (0.71%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 571 (81.11%) Windows
2 354 (50.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 253 (35.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 223 (31.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 117 (16.62%) Linux
6 45 (6.39%) Windows 7
7 39 (5.54%) UNIX
8 23 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (3.13%) Windows 2000
10 21 (2.98%) Windows 8
11 19 (2.70%) Windows XP
12 15 (2.13%) VMS
12 15 (2.13%) Solaris
13 7 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (0.99%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.85%) AIX
15 5 (0.71%) HPUX
15 5 (0.71%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.43%) Android
16 3 (0.43%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (20.45%) ITIL
2 76 (10.80%) Disaster Recovery
3 46 (6.53%) Change Management
4 33 (4.69%) Service Delivery
5 31 (4.40%) Configuration Management
6 28 (3.98%) Business Continuity
6 28 (3.98%) Change Control
6 28 (3.98%) Mentoring
7 27 (3.84%) Migration
8 24 (3.41%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (3.27%) BCP
10 21 (2.98%) Performance Monitoring
11 18 (2.56%) Business Continuity Planning
11 18 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
11 18 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
12 17 (2.41%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (2.13%) Problem Management
14 14 (1.99%) Asset Management
15 13 (1.85%) Project Management
16 12 (1.70%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 115 (16.34%) SQL
2 88 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 32 (4.55%) Perl
4 21 (2.98%) Java
5 19 (2.70%) Python
5 19 (2.70%) Ruby
6 16 (2.27%) C#
7 14 (1.99%) Bash Shell
8 13 (1.85%) VB
9 11 (1.56%) VBScript
10 10 (1.42%) PHP
11 7 (0.99%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.85%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.71%) C
13 5 (0.71%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.43%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.28%) C++
16 1 (0.14%) VBA
16 1 (0.14%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.14%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 203 (28.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 144 (20.45%) MCSE
3 70 (9.94%) MCITP
4 69 (9.80%) MCSA
5 66 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 36 (5.11%) Security Cleared
6 36 (5.11%) Citrix Certification
7 33 (4.69%) MCP
8 32 (4.55%) CCA
9 30 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
10 26 (3.69%) CCNA
11 24 (3.41%) Degree
12 22 (3.13%) SC Cleared
13 18 (2.56%) DV Cleared
14 17 (2.41%) MCTS
15 12 (1.70%) MCDST
16 11 (1.56%) CCNP
17 10 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
18 8 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 8 (1.14%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.54%) SLA
2 12 (1.70%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.14%) QA
4 6 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 393 (55.82%) Active Directory
2 312 (44.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 127 (18.04%) Hyper-V
4 122 (17.33%) vSphere
5 88 (12.50%) XenApp
6 68 (9.66%) VMware ESX
7 53 (7.53%) VMware ESXi
8 33 (4.69%) VMware Server
9 32 (4.55%) XenDesktop
10 22 (3.13%) ISA Server
11 18 (2.56%) MetaFrame
12 17 (2.41%) XenServer
13 11 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 10 (1.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 8 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
15 8 (1.14%) vCloud
16 6 (0.85%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 6 (0.85%) Terminal Server
17 4 (0.57%) Terminal Services
17 4 (0.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 114 (16.19%) SCCM
2 74 (10.51%) SCOM
3 47 (6.68%) Backup Exec
4 40 (5.68%) NetBackup
5 25 (3.55%) WSUS
6 15 (2.13%) Nagios
7 13 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
8 12 (1.70%) Puppet
8 12 (1.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 11 (1.56%) ARCserve
10 10 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
11 9 (1.28%) SCOrch
12 8 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 8 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (0.85%) Tivoli
14 5 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 5 (0.71%) HP SIM
14 5 (0.71%) WMI
14 5 (0.71%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 476 (67.61%) VMware
2 361 (51.28%) Microsoft
3 239 (33.95%) Citrix
4 149 (21.16%) Cisco
5 142 (20.17%) HP
6 97 (13.78%) EMC
7 80 (11.36%) NetApp
8 70 (9.94%) Symantec
9 41 (5.82%) Dell
10 31 (4.40%) Red Hat
11 30 (4.26%) IBM
12 24 (3.41%) Juniper
13 21 (2.98%) CommVault
14 20 (2.84%) Oracle
14 20 (2.84%) Sun
15 19 (2.70%) McAfee
16 17 (2.41%) 3PAR
17 16 (2.27%) SolarWinds
18 14 (1.99%) Websense
19 11 (1.56%) CheckPoint
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