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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support Engineer
Rank 793 817 758
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -59
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 102 69 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.064% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.067% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 96 64 103
Average salary £34,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.47% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £24,090 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -

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
107784 102248 109748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.51% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 87953 84954 93424
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £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 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 20 October 2014 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 20 October 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
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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 +12 94 £34,500 - 9
South East +2 28 £37,500 +33.92% 1
Surrey +12 18 £37,500 +7.14% 1
North West - 18 £34,500 - 3
London +5 14 £47,500 +20.55% 1
Yorkshire -30 11 £27,025 +11.90%
Manchester - 11 £34,500 - 1
East Midlands +4 10 £29,000 -23.68%
South West -12 9 £35,000 +40.00% 4
City of London +8 7 £47,500 +11.76%
South Yorkshire -21 7 £27,025 +11.90%
Sheffield -28 7 £27,025 +11.90%
Staines - 7 £41,500 - 1
Cheshire - 7 £34,500 - 2
Cardiff - 6 £29,250 -
Wales - 6 £29,250 -
South Wales - 6 £29,250 -
Berkshire +5 5 - -
Reading -7 5 - -
Hampshire -11 5 £30,000 +22.44%
Leicestershire - 5 £27,500 -
Somerset - 5 £35,000 -
Bath - 5 £35,000 -
Knutsford - 5 £34,500 -
Nottinghamshire +5 4 £30,000 -21.05%
Wiltshire +1 4 £27,000 +8.00% 1
Nottingham 0 4 £30,000 -21.05%
West Midlands -23 4 £33,250 +2.30%
Hinckley - 4 £27,500 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £27,500 -

Server Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

1 174 (87.00%) Windows
2 156 (78.00%) VMware
3 136 (68.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 117 (58.50%) Microsoft
5 103 (51.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 99 (49.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 83 (41.50%) Citrix
7 83 (41.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 71 (35.50%) Active Directory
9 68 (34.00%) MS Excel
10 66 (33.00%) ITIL
11 59 (29.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 53 (26.50%) Cisco
13 51 (25.50%) SQL
14 45 (22.50%) DNS
15 44 (22.00%) MS Exchange
16 43 (21.50%) Linux
17 42 (21.00%) IIS
18 41 (20.50%) SQL Server
18 41 (20.50%) Firewall
19 40 (20.00%) MCITP
20 39 (19.50%) XenApp
20 39 (19.50%) Change Management
20 39 (19.50%) SAN
21 38 (19.00%) MCSE
22 37 (18.50%) VMware ESX
23 36 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
24 35 (17.50%) TCP/IP
24 35 (17.50%) HP
25 31 (15.50%) Security Cleared

Server Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 44 (22.00%) MS Exchange
2 42 (21.00%) IIS
3 28 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (11.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 14 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (6.50%) Lync
8 10 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (4.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (2.00%) Apache
11 4 (2.00%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (1.50%) Node.js
13 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 68 (34.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.50%) MS Office
3 3 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
1 1 (0.50%) Advent Moxy
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.00%) IaaS
2 7 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.00%) Office 365
5 3 (1.50%) PaaS
5 3 (1.50%) Jelastic
Communications & Networking
1 45 (22.50%) DNS
2 41 (20.50%) Firewall
3 39 (19.50%) SAN
4 35 (17.50%) TCP/IP
5 26 (13.00%) LAN
6 25 (12.50%) WAN
7 23 (11.50%) DHCP
8 18 (9.00%) VPN
9 13 (6.50%) VoIP
9 13 (6.50%) MPLS
10 10 (5.00%) Internet
11 6 (3.00%) VLAN
12 4 (2.00%) Kerberos
13 2 (1.00%) SMTP
13 2 (1.00%) Intranet
13 2 (1.00%) SSL
13 2 (1.00%) NAS
13 2 (1.00%) NetScaler
14 1 (0.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 1 (0.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (20.50%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (9.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (3.50%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (2.00%) MySQL
6 3 (1.50%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.50%) HBase
8 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.00%) MSI
General
1 31 (15.50%) Finance
2 5 (2.50%) Advertising
3 4 (2.00%) Banking
4 3 (1.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.50%) Marketing
5 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.50%) Back Office
5 1 (0.50%) Retail
5 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.50%) Web Services
2 4 (2.00%) .NET
3 2 (1.00%) XML
3 2 (1.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.50%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (10.00%) Clustering
3 9 (4.50%) Replication
4 8 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.00%) Fat Client
5 6 (3.00%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.00%) Thin Client
6 5 (2.50%) CLARiiON
6 5 (2.50%) FlexPod
7 4 (2.00%) Statistics
7 4 (2.00%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.50%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.00%) New Media
10 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 174 (87.00%) Windows
2 136 (68.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 103 (51.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 59 (29.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (21.50%) Linux
6 25 (12.50%) Windows 2000
7 22 (11.00%) VMS
8 12 (6.00%) Windows 7
9 9 (4.50%) Windows XP
10 7 (3.50%) Windows 2000 Server
10 7 (3.50%) UNIX
11 6 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (2.50%) Windows 8
13 4 (2.00%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.50%) Solaris
14 3 (1.50%) SUSE
15 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (33.00%) ITIL
2 39 (19.50%) Change Management
3 25 (12.50%) Change Control
4 24 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (8.00%) Mentoring
5 16 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 13 (6.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 11 (5.50%) Load Balancing
8 9 (4.50%) Project Management
9 8 (4.00%) Time Management
10 7 (3.50%) PRINCE2
10 7 (3.50%) Migration
11 6 (3.00%) Service Management
11 6 (3.00%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (2.50%) Build Automation
12 5 (2.50%) Programme Management
13 4 (2.00%) Benchmarking
13 4 (2.00%) Problem Management
14 3 (1.50%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 51 (25.50%) SQL
2 12 (6.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.00%) Perl
4 5 (2.50%) VB
4 5 (2.50%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.00%) Python
5 4 (2.00%) Ruby
5 4 (2.00%) VBScript
5 4 (2.00%) PHP
6 3 (1.50%) C
6 3 (1.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 83 (41.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (20.00%) MCITP
3 38 (19.00%) MCSE
4 31 (15.50%) MCTS
4 31 (15.50%) Security Cleared
5 28 (14.00%) Citrix Certification
6 26 (13.00%) CCA
7 22 (11.00%) MCP
8 17 (8.50%) SC Cleared
9 15 (7.50%) DV Cleared
9 15 (7.50%) MCSA
10 10 (5.00%) CCNA
10 10 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (3.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (2.50%) JNCIA
13 2 (1.00%) JNCIS
13 2 (1.00%) Degree
13 2 (1.00%) RHCE
13 2 (1.00%) CCNP
13 2 (1.00%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.50%) SLA
2 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 99 (49.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 71 (35.50%) Active Directory
3 39 (19.50%) XenApp
4 37 (18.50%) VMware ESX
5 29 (14.50%) Hyper-V
6 26 (13.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 22 (11.00%) vSphere
8 14 (7.00%) Terminal Server
9 12 (6.00%) XenDesktop
10 8 (4.00%) XenServer
11 5 (2.50%) vCloud
12 4 (2.00%) Terminal Services
13 3 (1.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 2 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (1.00%) KVM
15 1 (0.50%) Firmware
15 1 (0.50%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (12.00%) WSUS
1 24 (12.00%) SCCM
2 21 (10.50%) EMC NetWorker
3 14 (7.00%) SCOM
4 6 (3.00%) Nagios
5 5 (2.50%) NetBackup
5 5 (2.50%) Backup Exec
5 5 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (2.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (1.50%) Plesk
7 3 (1.50%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.00%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.50%) Kibana
9 1 (0.50%) Cacti
9 1 (0.50%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 156 (78.00%) VMware
2 117 (58.50%) Microsoft
3 83 (41.50%) Citrix
4 53 (26.50%) Cisco
5 35 (17.50%) HP
6 27 (13.50%) EMC
7 20 (10.00%) IBM
8 16 (8.00%) NetApp
9 15 (7.50%) Symantec
10 10 (5.00%) Dell
11 8 (4.00%) CommVault
12 7 (3.50%) Red Hat
12 7 (3.50%) SolarWinds
12 7 (3.50%) Nimsoft
13 6 (3.00%) AppSense
14 5 (2.50%) Oracle
15 4 (2.00%) Sun
16 2 (1.00%) CheckPoint
16 2 (1.00%) Juniper
16 2 (1.00%) WatchGuard
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus overtime and benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 14 hours ago
Melksham, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 Per Annum 37.5 hrs 27 days holidays
Posted: 4 days ago
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £33500 per annum
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