The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Server Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Server Support Engineer
UK
Rank 835 859 852
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 16 59 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.060% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.062% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 15 54 73
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £21,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%

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
81311 95393 101849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67566 80035 84663
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Server Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Server Support Engineer in the job title.

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 23 January 2017 within the UK.

Server Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Server Support Engineer
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +46 16 £35,000 +7.69% 3
London +44 9 £55,000 +42.85% 2
North West -14 3 £35,000 +16.66%
South East +54 2 £38,250 +27.50%
Oldham -17 2 £35,000 +16.66%
Manchester -19 2 £35,000 +16.66%
West Sussex - 2 £38,250 -
East of England +18 1 £32,500 -12.16% 1
City of London +9 1 £29,000 -44.76% 2
Hertfordshire - 1 £32,500 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £29,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £29,000 -
Chester - 1 £24,500 -
Warwick - 1 £29,000 -
Crawley - 1 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £24,500 -

Server Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Server Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Server Support Engineer in the job title.

1 43 (81.13%) Windows
2 38 (71.70%) Active Directory
3 34 (64.15%) Windows Server
4 32 (60.38%) Microsoft
5 30 (56.60%) VMware
6 27 (50.94%) VMware Infrastructure
7 26 (49.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (41.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (35.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (33.96%) Office 365
10 18 (33.96%) DNS
11 17 (32.08%) ITIL
11 17 (32.08%) MCSE
12 16 (30.19%) Linux
13 15 (28.30%) MS Excel
14 14 (26.42%) DHCP
14 14 (26.42%) MCSA
14 14 (26.42%) PowerShell
15 13 (24.53%) SCCM
15 13 (24.53%) MS Exchange
16 12 (22.64%) MCITP
17 11 (20.75%) Problem Management
17 11 (20.75%) Cisco
17 11 (20.75%) Symantec
18 10 (18.87%) Red Hat
19 9 (16.98%) Citrix
19 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
19 9 (16.98%) MS Office
19 9 (16.98%) SQL
19 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2010

Server Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (24.53%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.32%) Confluence
4 5 (9.43%) Apache
4 5 (9.43%) Skype for Business
5 4 (7.55%) IIS
5 4 (7.55%) Tomcat
6 3 (5.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.77%) GlassFish
7 2 (3.77%) JBoss
7 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (28.30%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.98%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (33.96%) Office 365
2 6 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (11.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.96%) DNS
2 14 (26.42%) DHCP
3 8 (15.09%) LAN
3 8 (15.09%) VoIP
3 8 (15.09%) WAN
4 7 (13.21%) Firewall
4 7 (13.21%) SAN
5 4 (7.55%) NAS
6 3 (5.66%) Internet
6 3 (5.66%) Softphone
6 3 (5.66%) SSH
6 3 (5.66%) VPN
7 2 (3.77%) Skype
7 2 (3.77%) VLAN
8 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.89%) FCoE
8 1 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) MySQL
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) JIRA
2 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
1 6 (11.32%) Retail
2 3 (5.66%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Games
3 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) Middleware
2 2 (3.77%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.55%) Clustering
1 4 (7.55%) Data Centre
1 4 (7.55%) Driving Licence
2 3 (5.66%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.66%) CESG
2 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.66%) EPoS
2 3 (5.66%) Replication
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.89%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.89%) Fintech
4 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (81.13%) Windows
2 34 (64.15%) Windows Server
3 26 (49.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (35.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (30.19%) Linux
6 9 (16.98%) Windows 7
6 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.66%) Unix
9 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.89%) CentOS
10 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) ITIL
2 11 (20.75%) Problem Management
3 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.09%) Software Deployment
4 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 7 (13.21%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (11.32%) DevOps
5 6 (11.32%) Regulatory Compliance
5 6 (11.32%) Server Virtualisation
5 6 (11.32%) Service Management
5 6 (11.32%) Web Filtering
6 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
6 5 (9.43%) ITIL V3
7 4 (7.55%) Change Management
8 3 (5.66%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.66%) Change Control
8 3 (5.66%) High Availability
8 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.66%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) PowerShell
2 9 (16.98%) SQL
3 8 (15.09%) Java
4 6 (11.32%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.66%) Python
5 3 (5.66%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.77%) Perl
6 2 (3.77%) PHP
7 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (41.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (32.08%) MCSE
3 14 (26.42%) MCSA
4 12 (22.64%) MCITP
5 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
5 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
6 5 (9.43%) MCTS
7 4 (7.55%) MCP
7 4 (7.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (5.66%) Degree
9 2 (3.77%) CCNA
9 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) PCI DSS
2 4 (7.55%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (71.70%) Active Directory
2 27 (50.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (13.21%) Xen
4 5 (9.43%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.66%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (5.66%) VMware Server
5 3 (5.66%) vSphere
5 3 (5.66%) XenApp
6 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (24.53%) SCCM
2 6 (11.32%) WSUS
3 4 (7.55%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (5.66%) Ansible
4 3 (5.66%) Cobbler
4 3 (5.66%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (5.66%) SCOM
5 2 (3.77%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.77%) Puppet
6 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.89%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (60.38%) Microsoft
2 30 (56.60%) VMware
3 11 (20.75%) Cisco
3 11 (20.75%) Symantec
4 10 (18.87%) Red Hat
5 9 (16.98%) Citrix
6 7 (13.21%) HP
6 7 (13.21%) Veeam
7 4 (7.55%) Intel Security
8 3 (5.66%) CommVault
8 3 (5.66%) Dell
8 3 (5.66%) Dell Compellent
8 3 (5.66%) Juniper
8 3 (5.66%) Kaspersky
8 3 (5.66%) NetApp
8 3 (5.66%) Palo Alto
9 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.89%) Avaya
10 1 (1.89%) IBM
10 1 (1.89%) Polycom
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