The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Support Engineer
Rank 812 870 833
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 80 76 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.064% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.068% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 68 54 53
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £24,800 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,500 £31,750
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +5.51%

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
102183 111859 102313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 83932 91897 85042
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 £27,000 £27,000
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 Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Server Support Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Server Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Server Support Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Server Support Engineer within the UK.

Server Support Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Server Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Server Support Engineer over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 within the UK.

Server Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Server Support 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 Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 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 +42 68 £35,000 +4.47% 2
East of England +29 23 £32,500 -18.75%
London +42 18 £35,000 -46.15%
Cambridgeshire +28 13 £45,000 +28.57%
Wales - 11 £29,500 - 1
South Wales - 11 £29,500 - 1
South West -9 9 £37,500 +42.85% 1
Suffolk - 8 £32,500 -
Ipswich - 8 £32,500 -
South East -4 7 £37,500 +11.94%
Huntingdon +10 6 £29,500 -15.71%
Yorkshire +6 6 £29,900 -
Cardiff - 6 £29,500 - 1
Surrey +17 5 £41,500 +23.88%
Wiltshire +1 5 £40,000 +63.26%
South Yorkshire +1 4 £29,900 -
Sheffield -11 4 £29,900 -
Swindon - 4 £40,000 -
Somerset - 3 £36,000 -
Staines - 3 £41,500 -
Bath - 3 £36,000 -
West Midlands -4 2 £27,000 -21.73% 1
Rainham - 2 £33,750 -
East Midlands - 2 £43,000 -
Leeds +21 1 £26,300 -9.31%
Watford +13 1 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire +11 1 £26,300 -6.07%
North West -1 1 £32,500 +58.53%
Hertfordshire -1 1 £40,000 -
Manchester -3 1 £32,500 +58.53%

Server Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Server Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 130 (82.80%) Windows
2 88 (56.05%) VMware
3 78 (49.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 74 (47.13%) Microsoft
5 70 (44.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 60 (38.22%) Active Directory
7 54 (34.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 46 (29.30%) SQL Server
9 41 (26.11%) Cisco
10 39 (24.84%) SAN
10 39 (24.84%) MS Exchange
11 37 (23.57%) Citrix
12 35 (22.29%) HP
13 34 (21.66%) MS Excel
14 33 (21.02%) SQL
15 29 (18.47%) Linux
16 27 (17.20%) VMware Infrastructure
17 26 (16.56%) Exchange Server 2010
18 25 (15.92%) Data Centre
19 24 (15.29%) ITIL
19 24 (15.29%) IIS
20 21 (13.38%) vSphere
20 21 (13.38%) DNS
20 21 (13.38%) Disaster Recovery
20 21 (13.38%) Firewall
21 20 (12.74%) Microsoft Certification
21 20 (12.74%) Hyper-V
21 20 (12.74%) Analytical Skills
22 19 (12.10%) LAN
23 18 (11.46%) WAN

Server Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Server Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 39 (24.84%) MS Exchange
2 26 (16.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (15.29%) IIS
4 16 (10.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (8.92%) SharePoint
5 14 (8.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 14 (8.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (7.01%) Lync
7 6 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (3.18%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.91%) SAS
10 2 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.64%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.64%) Apache
Applications
1 34 (21.66%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.92%) SaaS
2 7 (4.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (24.84%) SAN
2 21 (13.38%) Firewall
2 21 (13.38%) DNS
3 19 (12.10%) LAN
4 18 (11.46%) WAN
4 18 (11.46%) Internet
5 17 (10.83%) TCP/IP
6 14 (8.92%) DHCP
7 9 (5.73%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (1.91%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.27%) Wireless
10 1 (0.64%) VPN
10 1 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.64%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (29.30%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.01%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (7.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.46%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.18%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.91%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 3 (1.91%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.64%) MySQL
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.64%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.64%) IDOL
8 1 (0.64%) DTS
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (7.01%) Finance
2 5 (3.18%) Mandarin Language
2 5 (3.18%) French Language
2 5 (3.18%) Spanish Language
3 1 (0.64%) German Language
3 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.64%) Back Office
3 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.64%) Advertising
3 1 (0.64%) Games
3 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.55%) Web Services
1 4 (2.55%) .NET
2 3 (1.91%) COM
3 1 (0.64%) HTML
3 1 (0.64%) XML
3 1 (0.64%) CGI
3 1 (0.64%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.92%) Data Centre
2 20 (12.74%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.01%) Clustering
4 10 (6.37%) Replication
5 9 (5.73%) Fat Client
5 9 (5.73%) Thin Client
6 8 (5.10%) Blackberry
7 6 (3.82%) Management Information System
8 5 (3.18%) iPad
9 4 (2.55%) PDA
10 3 (1.91%) BYOD
11 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.64%) Social Network
12 1 (0.64%) Statistics
12 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.64%) GIS
12 1 (0.64%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.64%) Online Games
12 1 (0.64%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 130 (82.80%) Windows
2 78 (49.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (44.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 54 (34.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (18.47%) Linux
6 5 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.91%) Windows 2000
7 3 (1.91%) UNIX
8 2 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.29%) ITIL
2 21 (13.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (7.64%) Change Management
3 12 (7.64%) Mentoring
4 10 (6.37%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (5.73%) Server Building
6 7 (4.46%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (3.82%) Load Balancing
8 5 (3.18%) Service Management
8 5 (3.18%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (2.55%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (2.55%) Workflow
9 4 (2.55%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (1.91%) Configuration Management
11 2 (1.27%) Process Management
11 2 (1.27%) Service Delivery
11 2 (1.27%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (1.27%) Coaching
12 1 (0.64%) Database Mirroring
12 1 (0.64%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 33 (21.02%) SQL
2 6 (3.82%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.27%) C#
3 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.64%) VBScript
4 1 (0.64%) VB
4 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.64%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (12.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (10.83%) MCSE
3 14 (8.92%) CCNA
3 14 (8.92%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (8.28%) Security Cleared
5 11 (7.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (7.01%) MCSA
6 8 (5.10%) CCNP
6 8 (5.10%) MCITP
7 7 (4.46%) SC Cleared
8 6 (3.82%) DV Cleared
8 6 (3.82%) MCP
9 5 (3.18%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.91%) Degree
11 2 (1.27%) CCA
11 2 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.64%) HP ASE
12 1 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.64%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (38.22%) Active Directory
2 27 (17.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (13.38%) vSphere
4 20 (12.74%) Hyper-V
5 13 (8.28%) XenApp
6 10 (6.37%) VMware ESX
6 10 (6.37%) XenDesktop
7 6 (3.82%) VMware Server
8 5 (3.18%) XenServer
8 5 (3.18%) Terminal Services
9 4 (2.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 4 (2.55%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.64%) Xen
11 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.64%) Firmware
11 1 (0.64%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 14 (8.92%) WSUS
2 6 (3.82%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (3.18%) NetBackup
4 4 (2.55%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (2.55%) Tivoli
4 4 (2.55%) Nagios
5 2 (1.27%) SCCM
5 2 (1.27%) SCOM
5 2 (1.27%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.27%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.64%) OpenView
6 1 (0.64%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.64%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.64%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 88 (56.05%) VMware
2 74 (47.13%) Microsoft
3 41 (26.11%) Cisco
4 37 (23.57%) Citrix
5 35 (22.29%) HP
6 18 (11.46%) Oracle
7 13 (8.28%) CommVault
8 12 (7.64%) IBM
9 11 (7.01%) SolarWinds
10 9 (5.73%) 3PAR
10 9 (5.73%) FalconStor
10 9 (5.73%) Veeam
10 9 (5.73%) Dell
11 6 (3.82%) EMC
11 6 (3.82%) NetApp
12 5 (3.18%) Red Hat
12 5 (3.18%) ServiceNow
13 4 (2.55%) McAfee
13 4 (2.55%) Sun
14 3 (1.91%) Cognos
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