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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support Engineer
Rank 784 802 769
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 110 75 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.070% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.074% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 101 74 97
Average salary £34,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £24,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -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
107850 100706 111819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.25% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87304 83723 95384
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 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 22 September 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 22 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
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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 +31 96 £34,500 +4.54% 14
South East -8 25 £37,500 +31.57% 8
North West +7 22 £34,500 +16.94% 1
London -4 20 £46,750 +25.00% 2
Surrey +6 15 £37,500 +7.14% 4
City of London +6 13 £47,500 +11.76%
Manchester +4 12 £34,500 +16.94%
Yorkshire -42 12 £27,025 -36.41%
Sheffield -12 10 £27,025 -36.41%
South Yorkshire -15 10 £27,025 -36.41%
Cheshire - 10 £34,500 - 1
Cardiff - 10 £28,500 -
Wales - 10 £28,500 -
South Wales - 10 £28,500 -
Berkshire +2 7 - - 1
Knutsford - 7 £34,500 -
Reading - 7 - -
East Midlands - 6 £29,750 - 1
West Midlands -7 4 £33,250 +6.40%
South West -32 4 £33,750 +35.00% 1
Hampshire -20 3 £30,000 +25.00% 3
Staines - 3 £41,500 - 1
Leicestershire - 3 £30,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £29,500 -
Nottingham - 3 £29,500 -
Coventry - 3 £34,000 -
Wiltshire -7 2 £30,000 +20.00%
Edinburgh -12 2 £35,000 +22.80%
East of England -13 2 £33,750 +2.27% 1
Scotland -20 2 £35,000 +13.82%

Server Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 175 (87.06%) Windows
2 151 (75.12%) VMware
3 137 (68.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 119 (59.20%) Microsoft
5 112 (55.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 95 (47.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 84 (41.79%) Citrix
8 79 (39.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 77 (38.31%) Active Directory
10 65 (32.34%) MS Excel
11 62 (30.85%) Windows Server 2012
12 61 (30.35%) ITIL
13 57 (28.36%) SQL
14 51 (25.37%) MS Exchange
15 48 (23.88%) Cisco
16 47 (23.38%) Linux
17 43 (21.39%) SQL Server
17 43 (21.39%) IIS
18 41 (20.40%) DNS
18 41 (20.40%) Change Management
19 40 (19.90%) XenApp
20 37 (18.41%) Security Cleared
20 37 (18.41%) Firewall
20 37 (18.41%) HP
20 37 (18.41%) EMC
21 36 (17.91%) SAN
22 35 (17.41%) VMware ESX
22 35 (17.41%) MCITP
22 35 (17.41%) Exchange Server 2010
23 33 (16.42%) MCSE

Server Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 51 (25.37%) MS Exchange
2 43 (21.39%) IIS
3 35 (17.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (11.94%) SharePoint
4 24 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 18 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (6.97%) Lync
7 10 (4.98%) SharePoint Server
8 9 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (4.48%) Apache
8 9 (4.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.99%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (1.49%) Node.js
11 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 65 (32.34%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.47%) MS Office
3 3 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
1 1 (0.50%) Advent Moxy
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.97%) IaaS
2 7 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.99%) Office 365
5 3 (1.49%) Jelastic
5 3 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (20.40%) DNS
2 37 (18.41%) Firewall
3 36 (17.91%) SAN
4 31 (15.42%) TCP/IP
5 30 (14.93%) LAN
6 29 (14.43%) WAN
7 26 (12.94%) DHCP
8 20 (9.95%) VPN
9 15 (7.46%) VoIP
9 15 (7.46%) MPLS
10 11 (5.47%) Internet
11 6 (2.99%) NAS
11 6 (2.99%) VLAN
12 4 (1.99%) Kerberos
13 3 (1.49%) Intranet
14 2 (1.00%) LDAP
14 2 (1.00%) SMTP
14 2 (1.00%) NetScaler
15 1 (0.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 1 (0.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (21.39%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (8.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (5.47%) MySQL
5 10 (4.98%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.49%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.50%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2 (1.00%) MSI
General
1 32 (15.92%) Finance
2 5 (2.49%) Banking
3 3 (1.49%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.49%) Marketing
3 3 (1.49%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.00%) Advertising
5 1 (0.50%) Back Office
5 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.98%) Web Services
2 5 (2.49%) .NET
3 3 (1.49%) XML
3 3 (1.49%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (10.45%) Clustering
3 9 (4.48%) Thin Client
3 9 (4.48%) Fat Client
4 8 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.48%) FlexPod
5 7 (3.48%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.48%) CLARiiON
6 6 (2.99%) Replication
7 4 (1.99%) Statistics
7 4 (1.99%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.99%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.00%) New Media
9 1 (0.50%) Firmware
9 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 175 (87.06%) Windows
2 137 (68.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 112 (55.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 62 (30.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (23.38%) Linux
6 21 (10.45%) Windows 2000
7 19 (9.45%) VMS
8 13 (6.47%) Windows 7
9 11 (5.47%) Windows XP
9 11 (5.47%) Windows 2000 Server
10 10 (4.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (3.98%) SUSE
11 8 (3.98%) Solaris
11 8 (3.98%) UNIX
12 4 (1.99%) Windows Vista
12 4 (1.99%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (30.35%) ITIL
2 41 (20.40%) Change Management
3 28 (13.93%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (10.95%) Change Control
5 18 (8.96%) Service Delivery
5 18 (8.96%) Mentoring
6 17 (8.46%) Performance Monitoring
7 11 (5.47%) Load Balancing
8 10 (4.98%) Time Management
9 9 (4.48%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (4.48%) Project Management
10 7 (3.48%) PRINCE2
10 7 (3.48%) Migration
11 6 (2.99%) Problem Management
11 6 (2.99%) Service Management
12 5 (2.49%) Programme Management
13 4 (1.99%) Benchmarking
14 3 (1.49%) Risk Management
14 3 (1.49%) Capacity Planning
14 3 (1.49%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 57 (28.36%) SQL
2 9 (4.48%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.99%) Ruby
3 4 (1.99%) PHP
3 4 (1.99%) VBScript
3 4 (1.99%) Python
4 3 (1.49%) C
4 3 (1.49%) Java
4 3 (1.49%) Perl
5 2 (1.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 79 (39.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (18.41%) Security Cleared
3 35 (17.41%) MCITP
4 33 (16.42%) MCSE
5 30 (14.93%) MCTS
6 27 (13.43%) Citrix Certification
7 25 (12.44%) CCA
8 21 (10.45%) SC Cleared
9 20 (9.95%) MCP
10 19 (9.45%) DV Cleared
11 14 (6.97%) MCSA
12 10 (4.98%) CCNA
12 10 (4.98%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (2.49%) JNCIA
15 4 (1.99%) Degree
16 2 (1.00%) JNCIS
16 2 (1.00%) CCNP
16 2 (1.00%) RHCE
16 2 (1.00%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.48%) SLA
2 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 95 (47.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 77 (38.31%) Active Directory
3 40 (19.90%) XenApp
4 35 (17.41%) VMware ESX
5 31 (15.42%) Hyper-V
6 22 (10.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 16 (7.96%) vSphere
7 16 (7.96%) Terminal Server
8 15 (7.46%) XenDesktop
9 8 (3.98%) XenServer
9 8 (3.98%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 5 (2.49%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (1.00%) NLBS
12 2 (1.00%) KVM
12 2 (1.00%) vCloud
13 1 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (13.93%) WSUS
1 28 (13.93%) EMC NetWorker
2 26 (12.94%) SCCM
3 15 (7.46%) SCOM
4 8 (3.98%) Tivoli
5 7 (3.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (2.49%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (1.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (1.49%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.49%) Nagios
8 3 (1.49%) MAILsweeper
8 3 (1.49%) Plesk
9 1 (0.50%) Kibana
9 1 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.50%) Cacti
9 1 (0.50%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 151 (75.12%) VMware
2 119 (59.20%) Microsoft
3 84 (41.79%) Citrix
4 48 (23.88%) Cisco
5 37 (18.41%) HP
5 37 (18.41%) EMC
6 28 (13.93%) IBM
7 16 (7.96%) Symantec
7 16 (7.96%) NetApp
8 12 (5.97%) Oracle
9 11 (5.47%) Red Hat
9 11 (5.47%) Dell
9 11 (5.47%) CommVault
10 9 (4.48%) SolarWinds
11 7 (3.48%) Nimsoft
12 6 (2.99%) AppSense
13 4 (1.99%) Sun
14 3 (1.49%) Finjan
15 2 (1.00%) Riverbed
15 2 (1.00%) Juniper
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