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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 561 605 573
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 361 279 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.26% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.28% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 329 259 287
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,300 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +1.53%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,000
% 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 19 September 2014 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 19 September 2014. 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 +55 340 £39,000 - 44
London -3 143 £49,750 +6.70% 18
South East -9 66 £37,500 +7.91% 14
City of London +40 63 £52,500 -0.94% 8
Yorkshire -10 35 £29,900 -0.33% 1
North West +5 29 £34,500 +16.94% 1
South West -16 23 £30,000 +15.38% 5
West Yorkshire -19 23 £40,000 +33.33% 1
West Midlands 0 20 £32,000 -14.66% 3
Hampshire -6 17 £33,750 +40.62% 4
Surrey +14 16 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Reading +1 16 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Berkshire +1 16 £40,000 - 2
Manchester +12 15 £37,500 +27.11%
Wiltshire +11 14 £23,000 -8.00% 2
Leeds -22 14 £39,500 +31.66%
Cheshire - 13 £34,500 - 1
South Wales +18 12 £29,000 -30.12%
Wales +9 12 £29,000 -30.12%
Birmingham +3 12 £28,728 +17.25% 1
South Yorkshire -2 12 £27,025 -36.41%
Sheffield -12 12 £27,025 -36.41%
East of England -35 12 £46,250 +38.05% 1
Cardiff - 12 £29,000 -
Chippenham -17 10 £23,000 -8.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 9 £30,000 -0.82%
Hertfordshire -8 7 £45,000 +5.88%
Knutsford - 7 £34,500 -
East Midlands -2 6 £29,750 +2.58% 1
West Sussex -9 6 £45,000 +2.27%

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 593 (84.11%) Windows
2 462 (65.53%) VMware
3 380 (53.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 379 (53.76%) Active Directory
5 376 (53.33%) Microsoft
6 307 (43.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 288 (40.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 259 (36.74%) MS Exchange
9 244 (34.61%) Citrix
10 225 (31.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 209 (29.65%) DNS
12 191 (27.09%) SAN
13 188 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
14 174 (24.68%) HP
14 174 (24.68%) Exchange Server 2010
15 163 (23.12%) DHCP
15 163 (23.12%) SQL Server
16 156 (22.13%) SQL
17 146 (20.71%) TCP/IP
18 144 (20.43%) MS Excel
19 139 (19.72%) Finance
20 137 (19.43%) SCCM
21 131 (18.58%) ITIL
22 128 (18.16%) Cisco
23 123 (17.45%) MCSE
23 123 (17.45%) Hyper-V
24 121 (17.16%) Linux
25 116 (16.45%) Firewall
26 106 (15.04%) Exchange Server 2007
27 104 (14.75%) IIS

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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
1 259 (36.74%) MS Exchange
2 174 (24.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 106 (15.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 104 (14.75%) IIS
5 85 (12.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 74 (10.50%) SharePoint
7 61 (8.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 60 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2013
9 43 (6.10%) Lync
10 24 (3.40%) Apache
11 15 (2.13%) Lotus Domino
11 15 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
12 11 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
13 10 (1.42%) Office Communications Server
14 8 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2000
15 6 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (0.85%) Node.js
16 5 (0.71%) Apache Solr
16 5 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
16 5 (0.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 144 (20.43%) MS Excel
2 53 (7.52%) MS Office
3 10 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) RMDS
1 1 (0.14%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
1 1 (0.14%) Advent Moxy
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
2 19 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (2.70%) IaaS
3 15 (2.13%) Office 365
4 9 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.71%) PaaS
6 4 (0.57%) SaaS
7 3 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.43%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.43%) Jelastic
7 3 (0.43%) GitHub
8 2 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.28%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 209 (29.65%) DNS
2 191 (27.09%) SAN
3 163 (23.12%) DHCP
4 146 (20.71%) TCP/IP
5 116 (16.45%) Firewall
6 102 (14.47%) LAN
7 95 (13.48%) WAN
8 55 (7.80%) VPN
9 37 (5.25%) Internet
10 22 (3.12%) NAS
11 21 (2.98%) VoIP
11 21 (2.98%) Ethernet
12 18 (2.55%) MPLS
13 16 (2.27%) VLAN
14 15 (2.13%) Wireless
14 15 (2.13%) Network Security
15 14 (1.99%) SMTP
16 11 (1.56%) NetScaler
17 10 (1.42%) SSL
17 10 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (23.12%) SQL Server
2 50 (7.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (3.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 26 (3.69%) MySQL
5 21 (2.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (1.70%) DB2
7 11 (1.56%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.13%) Big Data
9 7 (0.99%) NoSQL
9 7 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.71%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.71%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.43%) HBase
12 3 (0.43%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.28%) OLAP
13 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (0.57%) Subversion
2 3 (0.43%) MSI
2 3 (0.43%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.28%) Maven
3 2 (0.28%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.14%) Gradle
4 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 139 (19.72%) Finance
2 22 (3.12%) Banking
3 21 (2.98%) Telecoms
4 18 (2.55%) Law
5 12 (1.70%) Games
6 10 (1.42%) Legal
7 8 (1.13%) Retail
7 8 (1.13%) Investment Banking
8 6 (0.85%) Marketing
9 4 (0.57%) Advertising
9 4 (0.57%) Electronics
10 3 (0.43%) Back Office
11 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.14%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.55%) Web Services
2 15 (2.13%) .NET
3 10 (1.42%) XML
4 8 (1.13%) Application Packaging
5 7 (0.99%) Middleware
6 6 (0.85%) XMPP
7 5 (0.71%) Lucene
8 4 (0.57%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.57%) REST
9 3 (0.43%) HTML
9 3 (0.43%) WCF
9 3 (0.43%) WPF
9 3 (0.43%) Silverlight
9 3 (0.43%) J2EE
9 3 (0.43%) CSS
9 3 (0.43%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.43%) X-Windows
10 2 (0.28%) LAMP
10 2 (0.28%) HTML5
10 2 (0.28%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 94 (13.33%) Clustering
2 80 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (8.23%) Blackberry
4 27 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (2.84%) Replication
6 18 (2.55%) Client/Server
7 12 (1.70%) Thin Client
7 12 (1.70%) Fat Client
7 12 (1.70%) EqualLogic
8 11 (1.56%) Hedge funds
9 10 (1.42%) SecurID
10 9 (1.28%) Open Source
11 8 (1.13%) Computer Science
11 8 (1.13%) CLARiiON
11 8 (1.13%) Management Information System
12 7 (0.99%) Firmware
12 7 (0.99%) CMDB
12 7 (0.99%) Credit Risk
12 7 (0.99%) Market Risk
12 7 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 593 (84.11%) Windows
2 380 (53.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 288 (40.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 225 (31.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 121 (17.16%) Linux
6 64 (9.08%) Windows 7
7 41 (5.82%) Windows XP
8 39 (5.53%) UNIX
9 30 (4.26%) VMS
10 29 (4.11%) Windows 2000
11 28 (3.97%) Solaris
12 27 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (2.84%) Windows Vista
14 17 (2.41%) Windows 2000 Server
15 16 (2.27%) AIX
15 16 (2.27%) Windows 8
16 14 (1.99%) Android
16 14 (1.99%) SUSE
17 10 (1.42%) Windows Phone 8
17 10 (1.42%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (18.58%) ITIL
2 75 (10.64%) Change Management
3 60 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 40 (5.67%) Change Control
5 38 (5.39%) Service Delivery
6 33 (4.68%) Configuration Management
7 27 (3.83%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (3.83%) Migration
8 25 (3.55%) Project Management
8 25 (3.55%) Load Balancing
8 25 (3.55%) Mentoring
9 24 (3.40%) Performance Tuning
10 22 (3.12%) Time Management
11 20 (2.84%) Performance Monitoring
11 20 (2.84%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (2.55%) Risk Management
13 17 (2.41%) Service Management
14 15 (2.13%) E-Commerce
14 15 (2.13%) Problem Management
15 12 (1.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 156 (22.13%) SQL
2 74 (10.50%) PowerShell
3 25 (3.55%) VB
4 24 (3.40%) Java
5 22 (3.12%) VBScript
6 21 (2.98%) Perl
7 19 (2.70%) PHP
8 15 (2.13%) C#
9 14 (1.99%) Python
9 14 (1.99%) Ruby
10 12 (1.70%) C++
11 8 (1.13%) C
12 6 (0.85%) Objective-C
12 6 (0.85%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.71%) JavaScript
13 5 (0.71%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.28%) Erlang
14 2 (0.28%) Scala
15 1 (0.14%) Groovy
15 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 188 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 123 (17.45%) MCSE
3 69 (9.79%) Security Cleared
4 56 (7.94%) MCITP
5 48 (6.81%) MCP
6 45 (6.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 44 (6.24%) MCSA
8 42 (5.96%) SC Cleared
9 36 (5.11%) Citrix Certification
10 34 (4.82%) CCA
11 33 (4.68%) MCTS
12 29 (4.11%) Degree
13 28 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
13 28 (3.97%) CCNA
14 21 (2.98%) DV Cleared
15 12 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (1.56%) VCAP
17 7 (0.99%) CCAA
17 7 (0.99%) MCSM
17 7 (0.99%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.96%) SLA
2 12 (1.70%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (1.42%) QA
5 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.14%) BS7799
System Software
1 379 (53.76%) Active Directory
2 307 (43.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 123 (17.45%) Hyper-V
4 95 (13.48%) XenApp
5 85 (12.06%) VMware ESX
6 70 (9.93%) vSphere
7 41 (5.82%) VMware ESXi
8 36 (5.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 26 (3.69%) XenServer
9 26 (3.69%) XenDesktop
10 23 (3.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 22 (3.12%) ISA Server
12 19 (2.70%) VMware Server
13 18 (2.55%) MetaFrame
14 17 (2.41%) Terminal Server
15 10 (1.42%) Terminal Services
16 8 (1.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 8 (1.13%) KVM
17 7 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
18 6 (0.85%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 137 (19.43%) SCCM
2 79 (11.21%) SCOM
3 59 (8.37%) Backup Exec
4 49 (6.95%) NetBackup
5 42 (5.96%) WSUS
6 32 (4.54%) EMC NetWorker
7 21 (2.98%) Norton AntiVirus
8 17 (2.41%) ARCserve
9 14 (1.99%) Puppet
10 13 (1.84%) McAfee ePO
11 12 (1.70%) SCOrch
12 11 (1.56%) SCVMM
13 10 (1.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 8 (1.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 8 (1.13%) Tivoli
14 8 (1.13%) Nagios
14 8 (1.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 7 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
16 5 (0.71%) HP SIM
16 5 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 462 (65.53%) VMware
2 376 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 244 (34.61%) Citrix
4 174 (24.68%) HP
5 128 (18.16%) Cisco
6 92 (13.05%) Symantec
7 78 (11.06%) EMC
8 75 (10.64%) NetApp
9 50 (7.09%) Oracle
10 49 (6.95%) IBM
11 42 (5.96%) Dell
12 38 (5.39%) Red Hat
13 23 (3.26%) SolarWinds
14 21 (2.98%) McAfee
15 19 (2.70%) CommVault
15 19 (2.70%) F5
16 15 (2.13%) Lotus
17 14 (1.99%) Clearswift
17 14 (1.99%) Juniper
18 13 (1.84%) Websense
London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Westek Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus pension and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liphook, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £56,000 per annum + bonus + good package
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + £3000 car allowance + £5,000 bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago