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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Engineer
Rank 678 582 581
Rank change year-on-year
-96 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 222 344 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.30% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.31% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 195 304 285
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +14.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £27,020 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%

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
102980 110053 102274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.49% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85256 89729 84642
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 £67,500 £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 4 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 4 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 -77 202 £38,033 -4.91% 24
London -28 77 £50,000 - 8
East of England +27 44 £27,500 -21.42% 2
South East -33 29 £38,000 -3.79% 3
City of London +6 22 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Hertfordshire +8 20 £27,500 -19.11% 1
South West -16 16 £28,500 +16.32% 2
Surrey -8 15 £35,000 +4.47% 1
Wales +2 14 £26,500 -10.16%
South Wales -2 14 £26,500 -10.16%
West Midlands -14 14 £36,250 +15.07% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 14 £27,500 -
Cambridgeshire +17 13 £35,000 -2.77% 1
Yorkshire -19 11 £26,300 -29.86% 1
West Yorkshire -4 8 £26,300 -38.11%
Cardiff -19 8 £28,000 -5.08%
Devon - 8 £26,700 - 1
Exeter - 8 £26,700 - 1
Leeds +4 7 £26,300 -34.25%
Manchester +2 7 £32,500 -10.34% 2
Coventry -5 7 £32,500 -7.80% 1
North West -14 7 £32,500 -5.79% 5
Bedfordshire -1 6 £37,500 +7.14%
Berkshire -13 6 £36,250 -9.37% 2
Huntingdon - 6 £32,250 -
East Midlands +6 5 £32,500 - 1
Staffordshire +4 5 £90,000 +260.00%
Bridgend - 5 £21,500 -
Luton - 5 £37,500 -
Bromley - 5 £32,500 - 1

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 440 (85.77%) Windows
2 330 (64.33%) VMware
3 271 (52.83%) Active Directory
4 254 (49.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 242 (47.17%) Microsoft
6 209 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 180 (35.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 169 (32.94%) VMware Infrastructure
9 163 (31.77%) MS Exchange
10 149 (29.04%) SAN
11 134 (26.12%) Citrix
12 117 (22.81%) SQL Server
13 112 (21.83%) Cisco
14 106 (20.66%) Microsoft Certification
15 100 (19.49%) Exchange Server 2010
16 92 (17.93%) DNS
17 89 (17.35%) HP
17 89 (17.35%) MS Excel
18 83 (16.18%) Linux
19 80 (15.59%) SQL
19 80 (15.59%) Data Centre
20 77 (15.01%) ITIL
21 75 (14.62%) TCP/IP
22 69 (13.45%) DHCP
23 66 (12.87%) Exchange Server 2007
24 65 (12.67%) IIS
25 64 (12.48%) Hyper-V
26 63 (12.28%) Firewall
27 62 (12.09%) LAN
28 58 (11.31%) NetApp

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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
1 163 (31.77%) MS Exchange
2 100 (19.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 66 (12.87%) Exchange Server 2007
4 65 (12.67%) IIS
5 47 (9.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 46 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2003
7 45 (8.77%) SharePoint
8 27 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 27 (5.26%) Lync
9 13 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (1.95%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.56%) Apache
11 8 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.97%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.97%) Commerce Server
13 4 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.39%) WorkSite
14 2 (0.39%) Lotus Domino
14 2 (0.39%) SAS
15 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 89 (17.35%) MS Excel
2 36 (7.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 43 (8.38%) Office 365
2 21 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (3.12%) SaaS
4 15 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 149 (29.04%) SAN
2 92 (17.93%) DNS
3 75 (14.62%) TCP/IP
4 69 (13.45%) DHCP
5 63 (12.28%) Firewall
6 62 (12.09%) LAN
7 50 (9.75%) WAN
8 31 (6.04%) Internet
9 22 (4.29%) VPN
10 19 (3.70%) NAS
11 17 (3.31%) iSCSI
12 14 (2.73%) FTP
13 12 (2.34%) VLAN
13 12 (2.34%) Wireless
13 12 (2.34%) NetScaler
14 10 (1.95%) Fibre Channel
14 10 (1.95%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (1.36%) LDAP
16 7 (1.36%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.97%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.78%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (0.58%) MySQL
7 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.39%) IDOL
8 2 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.19%) DTS
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.19%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.19%) NUnit
1 1 (0.19%) Subversion
1 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.19%) MSTest
1 1 (0.19%) Hudson
1 1 (0.19%) MSBuild
1 1 (0.19%) Artifactory
1 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 43 (8.38%) Finance
2 26 (5.07%) Law
3 20 (3.90%) Legal
4 14 (2.73%) Retail
5 8 (1.56%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.36%) Spanish Language
7 6 (1.17%) Mandarin Language
7 6 (1.17%) Electronics
8 5 (0.97%) Banking
8 5 (0.97%) French Language
9 4 (0.78%) Publishing
9 4 (0.78%) Games
10 3 (0.58%) Marketing
10 3 (0.58%) Back Office
11 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.19%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.68%) Web Services
2 18 (3.51%) .NET
3 7 (1.36%) Middleware
4 5 (0.97%) ASP.NET
4 5 (0.97%) HTML
5 4 (0.78%) WCF
6 3 (0.58%) CSS
7 2 (0.39%) XML
7 2 (0.39%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.39%) RESTful
8 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.19%) REST
8 1 (0.19%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.19%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (0.19%) Java EE
8 1 (0.19%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.19%) CGI
8 1 (0.19%) COM+
8 1 (0.19%) J2EE
8 1 (0.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 80 (15.59%) Data Centre
2 46 (8.97%) Clustering
3 17 (3.31%) Blackberry
3 17 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.73%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.73%) HP StoreVirtual
5 13 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.95%) Replication
7 7 (1.36%) Thin Client
7 7 (1.36%) Fat Client
8 5 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (0.78%) EqualLogic
9 4 (0.78%) PDA
10 3 (0.58%) Spread Betting
10 3 (0.58%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.58%) iPad
10 3 (0.58%) EMC VNX
10 3 (0.58%) User Experience
10 3 (0.58%) BYOD
11 2 (0.39%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 440 (85.77%) Windows
2 254 (49.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 209 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 180 (35.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 83 (16.18%) Linux
6 35 (6.82%) Windows 7
7 29 (5.65%) UNIX
8 21 (4.09%) Windows 8
9 15 (2.92%) Windows 2000 Server
10 14 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (2.73%) Windows XP
11 9 (1.75%) Android
12 7 (1.36%) Debian
13 4 (0.78%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.58%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.39%) AIX
15 2 (0.39%) VMS
15 2 (0.39%) NetWare
15 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.39%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (15.01%) ITIL
2 48 (9.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 28 (5.46%) Capacity Planning
4 26 (5.07%) Migration
5 23 (4.48%) Load Balancing
6 21 (4.09%) Change Management
7 20 (3.90%) Service Delivery
8 17 (3.31%) Problem Management
8 17 (3.31%) Root Cause Analysis
8 17 (3.31%) Server Building
9 16 (3.12%) DevOps
9 16 (3.12%) Mentoring
10 14 (2.73%) Software Engineering
11 13 (2.53%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (2.53%) Change Control
12 12 (2.34%) Data Protection
13 11 (2.14%) Incident Management
13 11 (2.14%) Server Patching
14 10 (1.95%) Project Management
15 9 (1.75%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (15.59%) SQL
2 48 (9.36%) PowerShell
3 22 (4.29%) Java
4 16 (3.12%) C#
5 9 (1.75%) VBScript
6 8 (1.56%) C++
7 7 (1.36%) VB
7 7 (1.36%) Python
8 6 (1.17%) C
8 6 (1.17%) Erlang
9 5 (0.97%) JavaScript
9 5 (0.97%) Perl
10 3 (0.58%) Ruby
10 3 (0.58%) Scala
10 3 (0.58%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.39%) Haskell
11 2 (0.39%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.39%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.39%) PHP
11 2 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 106 (20.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (9.94%) Cisco Certification
3 49 (9.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 49 (9.55%) CCNA
4 44 (8.58%) MCSE
5 38 (7.41%) MCSA
6 33 (6.43%) MCITP
7 31 (6.04%) Degree
8 21 (4.09%) ITIL Certification
8 21 (4.09%) CCNP
9 15 (2.92%) Security Cleared
10 14 (2.73%) Citrix Certification
11 11 (2.14%) MCP
12 7 (1.36%) CCA
12 7 (1.36%) A+ Certification
13 6 (1.17%) SC Cleared
13 6 (1.17%) MCPD
13 6 (1.17%) Microsoft Certified Master
13 6 (1.17%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 5 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (8.19%) SLA
2 9 (1.75%) QA
3 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 271 (52.83%) Active Directory
2 169 (32.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (12.48%) Hyper-V
4 39 (7.60%) vSphere
5 34 (6.63%) VMware ESXi
6 33 (6.43%) XenApp
7 31 (6.04%) XenDesktop
8 23 (4.48%) VMware ESX
9 18 (3.51%) Terminal Services
9 18 (3.51%) VMware Server
10 10 (1.95%) XenServer
10 10 (1.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 9 (1.75%) Terminal Server
12 8 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.78%) Samba
13 4 (0.78%) vCloud
14 3 (0.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 2 (0.39%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (7.99%) SCOM
2 38 (7.41%) SCCM
3 19 (3.70%) WSUS
4 14 (2.73%) Nagios
5 11 (2.14%) Backup Exec
6 7 (1.36%) NetBackup
6 7 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (1.36%) Tivoli
6 7 (1.36%) Puppet
7 6 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (0.78%) HP SIM
10 3 (0.58%) Opsview
10 3 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.58%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.39%) MOM
11 2 (0.39%) OpenView
11 2 (0.39%) ARCserve
11 2 (0.39%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 330 (64.33%) VMware
2 242 (47.17%) Microsoft
3 134 (26.12%) Citrix
4 112 (21.83%) Cisco
5 89 (17.35%) HP
6 58 (11.31%) NetApp
7 29 (5.65%) EMC
8 28 (5.46%) Dell
9 21 (4.09%) Juniper
9 21 (4.09%) SolarWinds
10 18 (3.51%) IBM
11 17 (3.31%) CommVault
12 16 (3.12%) Red Hat
12 16 (3.12%) Veeam
13 15 (2.92%) 3PAR
14 14 (2.73%) CheckPoint
14 14 (2.73%) Symantec
14 14 (2.73%) Oracle
15 11 (2.14%) Sun
15 11 (2.14%) Isilon
Croydon, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £210 - £230 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Including Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum SALARY:£40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Car, certified training, overtime
Posted: 18 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + bens + flexi-time
Posted: 22 days ago
Exeter
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + Standard
Posted: 27 days ago