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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Support Engineer
Rank 775 789 805
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 83 78 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.075% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.079% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 63 66 53
Average salary £37,500 £29,900 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.41% -5.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,900 £38,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £29,900 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+38.79% -5.07%

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
98061 98558 99490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 80635 79397 83728
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +21 79 £37,500 +25.20% 9
London +41 33 £32,500 -20.24% 3
South East -25 23 £41,500 +18.57% 2
Surrey +2 16 £41,500 +18.57% 1
East of England +18 11 £42,500 +14.86%
Bedfordshire - 9 £45,000 -
Staines - 9 £41,500 - 1
Bedford - 9 £45,000 -
Berkshire -4 7 - -
Reading -2 5 - -
Yorkshire -10 4 £29,900 - 1
South Yorkshire -14 3 £29,900 +10.63%
Sheffield -14 3 £29,900 +10.63%
North West -15 3 £35,000 +33.33% 1
Rainham - 3 £32,500 -
Guildford +11 2 £28,250 +6.72%
Manchester -7 2 £33,125 +26.19%
South West -25 2 £30,250 +23.46% 2
Wiltshire +8 1 £31,000 +26.53% 1
Chippenham +5 1 £31,000 +26.53%
Leeds +3 1 £35,000 +16.66% 1
West Yorkshire -6 1 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Essex -7 1 £28,000 -41.05%
West Midlands -25 1 £24,500 -14.78%
East Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
North East - 1 £35,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £35,000 -
Wales - 1 £19,500 -
South Wales - 1 £19,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £24,500 -

Server Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 138 (80.70%) Windows
2 111 (64.91%) VMware
3 90 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 77 (45.03%) Microsoft
5 76 (44.44%) Active Directory
6 58 (33.92%) SAN
6 58 (33.92%) SQL Server
6 58 (33.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 54 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 51 (29.82%) Cisco
9 50 (29.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 48 (28.07%) MS Excel
11 44 (25.73%) SQL
11 44 (25.73%) Microsoft Certification
12 43 (25.15%) Analytical Skills
13 42 (24.56%) Linux
14 39 (22.81%) vSphere
15 38 (22.22%) MCSE
16 34 (19.88%) ITIL
16 34 (19.88%) Firewall
17 33 (19.30%) IIS
17 33 (19.30%) Citrix
17 33 (19.30%) MS Exchange
18 29 (16.96%) Disaster Recovery
19 25 (14.62%) SQL Server 2008
20 24 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2010
20 24 (14.04%) DNS
20 24 (14.04%) HP
21 23 (13.45%) SQL Server 2005
22 22 (12.87%) MCITP

Server Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 33 (19.30%) IIS
1 33 (19.30%) MS Exchange
2 24 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (8.77%) SharePoint
4 12 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (4.09%) Lync
6 7 (4.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (2.92%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (2.34%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.75%) SAS
10 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.58%) Apache
10 1 (0.58%) CMS
10 1 (0.58%) EPiServer CMS
10 1 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 48 (28.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.43%) SaaS
2 4 (2.34%) Office 365
3 2 (1.17%) IaaS
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 58 (33.92%) SAN
2 34 (19.88%) Firewall
3 24 (14.04%) DNS
4 22 (12.87%) LAN
4 22 (12.87%) WAN
5 16 (9.36%) TCP/IP
6 12 (7.02%) DHCP
7 9 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (4.09%) Internet
9 5 (2.92%) VPN
10 2 (1.17%) SSL
11 1 (0.58%) VoIP
11 1 (0.58%) MPLS
11 1 (0.58%) Intranet
11 1 (0.58%) Wireless
11 1 (0.58%) SSH
11 1 (0.58%) VLAN
11 1 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.58%) NAS
11 1 (0.58%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (33.92%) SQL Server
2 25 (14.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (13.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (9.94%) SQL Server 2000
5 10 (5.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.92%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.75%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.75%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (1.75%) DTS
9 2 (1.17%) MS Access
9 2 (1.17%) MySQL
10 1 (0.58%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.58%) IDOL
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) MSI
1 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (10.53%) Finance
2 6 (3.51%) Advertising
2 6 (3.51%) Banking
3 5 (2.92%) Back Office
4 3 (1.75%) Mandarin Language
4 3 (1.75%) French Language
4 3 (1.75%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.17%) Marketing
6 1 (0.58%) German Language
6 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.58%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.09%) .NET
2 3 (1.75%) COM
3 2 (1.17%) XML
4 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.58%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.58%) Web Services
4 1 (0.58%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (25.15%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (11.11%) Clustering
3 14 (8.19%) Replication
4 4 (2.34%) Thin Client
4 4 (2.34%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.34%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.34%) Fat Client
4 4 (2.34%) iPad
5 1 (0.58%) New Media
5 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.58%) Online Games
5 1 (0.58%) FMCG
5 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.58%) Statistics
5 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.58%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 138 (80.70%) Windows
2 90 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (33.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 54 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 42 (24.56%) Linux
6 12 (7.02%) UNIX
7 9 (5.26%) Windows 2000
8 7 (4.09%) VMS
9 6 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.17%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.17%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.58%) CentOS
11 1 (0.58%) Debian
11 1 (0.58%) Fedora
11 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.58%) AIX
11 1 (0.58%) HPUX
11 1 (0.58%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (19.88%) ITIL
2 29 (16.96%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (9.36%) Technical Architecture
4 11 (6.43%) Change Management
4 11 (6.43%) Change Control
5 10 (5.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (4.09%) Mentoring
7 5 (2.92%) Build Automation
8 4 (2.34%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (2.34%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (1.75%) Service Management
9 3 (1.75%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (1.17%) Incident Management
10 2 (1.17%) Database Security
10 2 (1.17%) Service Continuity Management
10 2 (1.17%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (1.17%) Problem Management
10 2 (1.17%) Release Management
10 2 (1.17%) Performance Management
10 2 (1.17%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (25.73%) SQL
2 11 (6.43%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.51%) VB
4 5 (2.92%) Bash Shell
4 5 (2.92%) Perl
5 2 (1.17%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.17%) C#
6 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.58%) VBScript
6 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (25.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (22.22%) MCSE
3 22 (12.87%) MCSA
3 22 (12.87%) MCITP
4 12 (7.02%) VCP4
5 11 (6.43%) Security Cleared
6 9 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (5.26%) CCNA
6 9 (5.26%) MCP
7 8 (4.68%) SC Cleared
7 8 (4.68%) DV Cleared
7 8 (4.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.92%) CCNP
9 4 (2.34%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.75%) CCA
10 3 (1.75%) MCTS
11 2 (1.17%) Degree
12 1 (0.58%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.75%) SLA
2 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 76 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 50 (29.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (22.81%) vSphere
4 20 (11.70%) VMware ESX
5 17 (9.94%) Hyper-V
6 14 (8.19%) XenApp
7 7 (4.09%) vCloud
8 6 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (3.51%) VMware Server
9 4 (2.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (2.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 3 (1.75%) ISA Server
11 2 (1.17%) Terminal Server
11 2 (1.17%) XenServer
11 2 (1.17%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (7.60%) WSUS
2 12 (7.02%) NetBackup
3 9 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
3 9 (5.26%) Nagios
4 7 (4.09%) SCCM
4 7 (4.09%) SCOM
5 4 (2.34%) Tivoli
5 4 (2.34%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.17%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.58%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.58%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.58%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.58%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 111 (64.91%) VMware
2 77 (45.03%) Microsoft
3 51 (29.82%) Cisco
4 33 (19.30%) Citrix
5 24 (14.04%) HP
6 18 (10.53%) Oracle
7 12 (7.02%) CommVault
8 11 (6.43%) EMC
9 10 (5.85%) NetApp
10 9 (5.26%) FalconStor
11 8 (4.68%) 3PAR
12 7 (4.09%) Red Hat
13 4 (2.34%) Symantec
13 4 (2.34%) McAfee
13 4 (2.34%) IBM
13 4 (2.34%) SolarWinds
14 3 (1.75%) WatchGuard
14 3 (1.75%) ServiceNow
14 3 (1.75%) Cognos
15 2 (1.17%) Avaya
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Posted: 2 days ago
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