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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Engineer
Rank 561 610 595
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 347 292 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 295 249 240
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 £29,025 £25,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +46 338 £40,000 +6.66% 34
London +58 140 £45,000 +2.27% 9
South East -6 94 £35,000 -6.66% 11
East of England +26 43 £42,500 +9.67% 1
Surrey +1 28 £35,250 +0.71% 2
Berkshire -10 24 £38,500 -3.75% 2
Bedfordshire +30 21 £42,500 +13.33%
City of London +2 21 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Yorkshire -4 19 £29,900 - 2
North West -7 19 £37,000 +32.14% 4
Hampshire 0 17 £31,000 +29.16% 4
Manchester +1 15 £37,000 +34.54% 1
South West -10 15 £37,500 +53.06% 4
Bedford +27 14 £45,000 +20.00%
Reading -14 14 £38,750 -13.88% 2
West Midlands -18 12 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Cambridgeshire +11 11 £51,250 +38.51%
Cambridge +7 10 £52,500 +41.89%
West Sussex +3 10 £29,025 -27.43%
Hertfordshire -3 10 £31,500 -7.35% 1
South Yorkshire -4 9 £24,150 -12.18%
Sheffield -13 9 £24,150 -12.18%
Staines +21 8 £41,500 +18.57% 2
Guildford +12 8 £29,750 -13.72%
Buckinghamshire +10 7 £35,000 -
Milton Keynes +8 7 £35,000 +16.66%
Worthing 0 7 £28,263 -29.34%
West Yorkshire -2 6 £37,000 +23.33% 1
Gloucestershire - 5 £50,000 -
Luton - 5 £32,500 -

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 569 (80.59%) Windows
2 459 (65.01%) VMware
3 384 (54.39%) Active Directory
4 350 (49.58%) Microsoft
5 334 (47.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 284 (40.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 247 (34.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 236 (33.43%) MS Exchange
9 234 (33.14%) SAN
10 217 (30.74%) Citrix
11 206 (29.18%) Windows Server 2003
12 181 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 167 (23.65%) DNS
13 167 (23.65%) MS Excel
14 161 (22.80%) SQL Server
15 152 (21.53%) Exchange Server 2010
16 147 (20.82%) Cisco
17 139 (19.69%) DHCP
18 135 (19.12%) MCSE
19 131 (18.56%) HP
20 124 (17.56%) ITIL
21 122 (17.28%) vSphere
22 121 (17.14%) Hyper-V
23 120 (17.00%) Firewall
23 120 (17.00%) SQL
24 119 (16.86%) Linux
25 107 (15.16%) Finance
26 106 (15.01%) SCCM
27 97 (13.74%) LAN
28 96 (13.60%) Clustering

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 236 (33.43%) MS Exchange
2 152 (21.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 79 (11.19%) IIS
4 74 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 68 (9.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 65 (9.21%) SharePoint
7 62 (8.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 44 (6.23%) Lync
9 35 (4.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 19 (2.69%) SharePoint 2010
11 13 (1.84%) Tomcat
12 12 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (1.27%) Apache
14 6 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (0.71%) Office Communications Server
15 5 (0.71%) IBM Notes
16 4 (0.57%) Lotus Domino
16 4 (0.57%) OpenStack
17 3 (0.42%) SAS
17 3 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 167 (23.65%) MS Excel
2 58 (8.22%) MS Office
3 8 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (5.67%) Office 365
2 23 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (1.70%) SaaS
6 7 (0.99%) IaaS
7 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.14%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 234 (33.14%) SAN
2 167 (23.65%) DNS
3 139 (19.69%) DHCP
4 120 (17.00%) Firewall
5 97 (13.74%) LAN
6 92 (13.03%) TCP/IP
7 86 (12.18%) WAN
8 34 (4.82%) VPN
9 33 (4.67%) Internet
10 19 (2.69%) NAS
11 16 (2.27%) SSL
12 15 (2.12%) NetScaler
13 13 (1.84%) Fibre Channel
13 13 (1.84%) FTP
13 13 (1.84%) VLAN
14 11 (1.56%) Wireless
14 11 (1.56%) Kerberos
15 10 (1.42%) iSCSI
16 9 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
17 8 (1.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (22.80%) SQL Server
2 53 (7.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (5.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
5 12 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (1.13%) Big Data
7 8 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (0.85%) MySQL
9 5 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.71%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.57%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.42%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.42%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.42%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.42%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.42%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 2 (0.28%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 4 (0.57%) NUnit
1 4 (0.57%) MSTest
2 3 (0.42%) MSI
3 2 (0.28%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.14%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.14%) Hudson
4 1 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 107 (15.16%) Finance
2 40 (5.67%) Law
3 27 (3.82%) Back Office
4 26 (3.68%) Banking
5 24 (3.40%) Legal
6 19 (2.69%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.13%) Investment Banking
8 7 (0.99%) Advertising
9 5 (0.71%) Marketing
9 5 (0.71%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.57%) Mandarin Language
10 4 (0.57%) Publishing
11 3 (0.42%) Retail
11 3 (0.42%) French Language
11 3 (0.42%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.42%) Welsh Language
12 2 (0.28%) Games
12 2 (0.28%) Electronics
13 1 (0.14%) Front Office
13 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.12%) .NET
1 22 (3.12%) Web Services
2 13 (1.84%) HTML
3 12 (1.70%) XML
4 8 (1.13%) CSS
5 6 (0.85%) JSP
5 6 (0.85%) ASP.NET
5 6 (0.85%) COM
6 5 (0.71%) J2EE
7 4 (0.57%) SOAP
7 4 (0.57%) Application Packaging
7 4 (0.57%) WCF
7 4 (0.57%) WPF
7 4 (0.57%) WF
7 4 (0.57%) LINQ
7 4 (0.57%) REST
8 3 (0.42%) HTML5
9 2 (0.28%) jQuery
9 2 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.28%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 96 (13.60%) Clustering
2 70 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (5.67%) Blackberry
4 29 (4.11%) Replication
5 17 (2.41%) CLARiiON
5 17 (2.41%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.27%) Hedge funds
7 15 (2.12%) Enterprise Storage
8 14 (1.98%) Open Source
9 12 (1.70%) iPad
9 12 (1.70%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.13%) Thin Client
10 8 (1.13%) Fat Client
10 8 (1.13%) iPhone
11 7 (0.99%) Client/Server
11 7 (0.99%) Statistics
12 5 (0.71%) EMC Centera
12 5 (0.71%) iDTV
12 5 (0.71%) BBC
13 4 (0.57%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 569 (80.59%) Windows
2 334 (47.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 247 (34.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 206 (29.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 119 (16.86%) Linux
6 38 (5.38%) Windows 7
7 33 (4.67%) UNIX
8 25 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (3.12%) Windows XP
10 21 (2.97%) Windows 8
11 15 (2.12%) Windows 2000
12 11 (1.56%) Solaris
13 9 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
14 8 (1.13%) VMS
15 6 (0.85%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.57%) HPUX
17 3 (0.42%) AIX
18 2 (0.28%) SUSE
19 1 (0.14%) Debian
19 1 (0.14%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (17.56%) ITIL
2 88 (12.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 41 (5.81%) Change Management
4 31 (4.39%) Service Delivery
5 28 (3.97%) Migration
5 28 (3.97%) Mentoring
6 27 (3.82%) Business Continuity
6 27 (3.82%) Configuration Management
7 25 (3.54%) Change Control
8 21 (2.97%) Capacity Planning
9 20 (2.83%) Technical Architecture
9 20 (2.83%) BCP
9 20 (2.83%) Performance Monitoring
10 18 (2.55%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (2.27%) Problem Management
11 16 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (2.12%) Business Continuity Planning
13 13 (1.84%) Asset Management
14 12 (1.70%) Service Management
14 12 (1.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 120 (17.00%) SQL
2 95 (13.46%) PowerShell
3 29 (4.11%) Perl
4 20 (2.83%) Java
5 18 (2.55%) C#
5 18 (2.55%) Python
5 18 (2.55%) Ruby
6 12 (1.70%) VBScript
6 12 (1.70%) Bash Shell
7 11 (1.56%) VB
8 8 (1.13%) JavaScript
9 7 (0.99%) PHP
9 7 (0.99%) T-SQL
9 7 (0.99%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.71%) C
11 4 (0.57%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.28%) C++
13 1 (0.14%) AWK
13 1 (0.14%) Haskell
13 1 (0.14%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 181 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 135 (19.12%) MCSE
3 66 (9.35%) MCSA
4 64 (9.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 54 (7.65%) MCITP
6 35 (4.96%) Security Cleared
6 35 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (4.39%) MCP
7 31 (4.39%) CCNA
8 28 (3.97%) Citrix Certification
9 25 (3.54%) Degree
10 24 (3.40%) CCA
11 23 (3.26%) SC Cleared
12 17 (2.41%) DV Cleared
12 17 (2.41%) VCP4
13 13 (1.84%) CCNP
13 13 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (1.42%) MCDST
15 9 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 8 (1.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.52%) SLA
2 11 (1.56%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.71%) QA
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 384 (54.39%) Active Directory
2 284 (40.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 122 (17.28%) vSphere
4 121 (17.14%) Hyper-V
5 77 (10.91%) XenApp
6 64 (9.07%) VMware ESX
7 47 (6.66%) VMware ESXi
8 34 (4.82%) VMware Server
9 33 (4.67%) XenDesktop
10 21 (2.97%) ISA Server
11 18 (2.55%) XenServer
12 14 (1.98%) MetaFrame
13 10 (1.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 8 (1.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 8 (1.13%) vCloud
15 6 (0.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 6 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
16 5 (0.71%) Terminal Server
16 5 (0.71%) Terminal Services
17 4 (0.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 106 (15.01%) SCCM
2 81 (11.47%) SCOM
3 35 (4.96%) Backup Exec
4 32 (4.53%) NetBackup
5 25 (3.54%) WSUS
6 17 (2.41%) Nagios
7 13 (1.84%) ARCserve
8 12 (1.70%) Puppet
8 12 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (1.56%) EMC NetWorker
10 10 (1.42%) McAfee ePO
10 10 (1.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 9 (1.27%) Tivoli
11 9 (1.27%) SCOrch
12 8 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
13 7 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 5 (0.71%) HP SIM
14 5 (0.71%) HP Data Protector
14 5 (0.71%) WMI
14 5 (0.71%) RepliStor
Vendors
1 459 (65.01%) VMware
2 350 (49.58%) Microsoft
3 217 (30.74%) Citrix
4 147 (20.82%) Cisco
5 131 (18.56%) HP
6 92 (13.03%) EMC
7 79 (11.19%) NetApp
8 57 (8.07%) Symantec
9 34 (4.82%) Dell
10 31 (4.39%) Red Hat
11 26 (3.68%) IBM
12 25 (3.54%) Oracle
12 25 (3.54%) CommVault
13 24 (3.40%) Juniper
14 23 (3.26%) McAfee
15 17 (2.41%) Sun
15 17 (2.41%) 3PAR
16 11 (1.56%) Websense
16 11 (1.56%) CheckPoint
17 10 (1.42%) ServiceNow
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Boston Hale
Salary: £38000.00 - £60000 per annum + 10% pension, bonus, 27 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
Qualserv Consulting
Salary: bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £35,000 - £42,000pa Depending On Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Attenda
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Rainham, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + 10% On-call
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Amber IT Limited
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £400 - £500 per day + 6 months+
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago