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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support Engineer
Rank 911 857 894
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 29 110 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.100% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.10% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 29 88 85
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,350 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%

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
98685 106608 115718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.48% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 82974 87064 93978
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 6 May 2016 within the UK.

Server Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Server Support Engineer
Top 15 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 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -64 24 £42,500 +18.05% 6
London -2 17 £42,500 +13.33% 1
South East +18 3 £47,500 +26.66%
North West +18 3 £27,500 -
Surrey -6 2 £48,750 +23.41%
Cumbria - 2 £27,500 -
Barrow-in-Furness - 2 £27,500 -
Essex +10 1 £50,000 +24.22%
East of England +4 1 £50,000 +53.84%
Colchester - 1 £50,000 -
Redhill - 1 £47,500 -
Crawley - 1 £45,000 -
Manchester - 1 £28,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £40,000 -

Server Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 92 (93.88%) Windows
2 76 (77.55%) Windows Server
3 68 (69.39%) VMware
4 57 (58.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 50 (51.02%) VMware Infrastructure
6 49 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 49 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 43 (43.88%) MS Exchange
8 34 (34.69%) Firewall
9 33 (33.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 31 (31.63%) MS Office
11 30 (30.61%) Office 365
12 26 (26.53%) SQL Server
12 26 (26.53%) Microsoft Certification
13 23 (23.47%) LAN
13 23 (23.47%) WAN
14 20 (20.41%) IIS
15 19 (19.39%) SQL
15 19 (19.39%) MCSE
15 19 (19.39%) DNS
15 19 (19.39%) Terminal Services
16 16 (16.33%) Linux
17 15 (15.31%) ITIL
17 15 (15.31%) SAN
17 15 (15.31%) vSphere
17 15 (15.31%) Hyper-V
17 15 (15.31%) PowerShell
18 14 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
19 13 (13.27%) Finance
19 13 (13.27%) Cisco

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 43 (43.88%) MS Exchange
2 20 (20.41%) IIS
3 10 (10.20%) SharePoint
4 9 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2000
6 4 (4.08%) Apache
6 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (4.08%) Skype for Business
7 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.06%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.02%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.02%) nginx
8 1 (1.02%) Node.js
8 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (31.63%) MS Office
2 9 (9.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 30 (30.61%) Office 365
2 7 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.04%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.02%) IaaS
6 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (34.69%) Firewall
2 23 (23.47%) LAN
2 23 (23.47%) WAN
3 19 (19.39%) DNS
4 15 (15.31%) SAN
5 9 (9.18%) DHCP
5 9 (9.18%) Internet
6 5 (5.10%) NAS
6 5 (5.10%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.10%) VPN
7 3 (3.06%) HTTP
7 3 (3.06%) Wireless
8 2 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.04%) Network Security
8 2 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.02%) FCoE
9 1 (1.02%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.02%) Spanning Tree
9 1 (1.02%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.10%) MySQL
2 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 13 (13.27%) Finance
2 5 (5.10%) Retail
3 4 (4.08%) Banking
3 4 (4.08%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.14%) .NET
2 4 (4.08%) .NET Framework
2 4 (4.08%) Middleware
2 4 (4.08%) Software Packaging
3 2 (2.04%) LAMP
4 1 (1.02%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.02%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.02%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.16%) Clustering
2 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.12%) Blackberry
4 5 (5.10%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.08%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.06%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.04%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.04%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.02%) e-Health
8 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.02%) FlexPod
8 1 (1.02%) iPad
8 1 (1.02%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 92 (93.88%) Windows
2 76 (77.55%) Windows Server
3 57 (58.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (33.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (16.33%) Linux
6 14 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (12.24%) Windows 8
8 9 (9.18%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (7.14%) Windows 7
10 6 (6.12%) Android
10 6 (6.12%) Apple iOS
10 6 (6.12%) Mac OS X
10 6 (6.12%) Windows 10
11 4 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (4.08%) Unix
12 3 (3.06%) Windows XP
13 1 (1.02%) AIX
13 1 (1.02%) CentOS
13 1 (1.02%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (1.02%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.31%) ITIL
2 9 (9.18%) Software Deployment
3 6 (6.12%) High Availability
3 6 (6.12%) Project Management
3 6 (6.12%) Service Management
4 4 (4.08%) SDLC
4 4 (4.08%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (3.06%) Business Continuity
5 3 (3.06%) Capacity Management
5 3 (3.06%) Change Management
5 3 (3.06%) Configuration Management
5 3 (3.06%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (3.06%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (2.04%) E-Commerce
6 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.04%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.04%) Web Application Development
6 2 (2.04%) Web Development
6 2 (2.04%) Workflow
6 2 (2.04%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.39%) SQL
2 15 (15.31%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.10%) Java
4 3 (3.06%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.04%) PHP
6 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.02%) Python
6 1 (1.02%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (26.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (19.39%) MCSE
3 12 (12.24%) MCITP
4 11 (11.22%) CCNA
4 11 (11.22%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (6.12%) MCSA
6 4 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.06%) Degree
7 3 (3.06%) MCP
8 2 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.04%) VCP5
9 1 (1.02%) CCA
9 1 (1.02%) CCAA
9 1 (1.02%) CCEA
9 1 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (51.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 19 (19.39%) Terminal Services
4 15 (15.31%) Hyper-V
4 15 (15.31%) vSphere
5 4 (4.08%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.06%) XenApp
7 1 (1.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.02%) Dovecot
7 1 (1.02%) MetaFrame
7 1 (1.02%) Postfix
7 1 (1.02%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.02%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.02%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (12.24%) SCCM
2 11 (11.22%) NetBackup
2 11 (11.22%) SCOM
3 5 (5.10%) Backup Exec
3 5 (5.10%) WSUS
4 3 (3.06%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (2.04%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.02%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.02%) cPanel
6 1 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.02%) Plesk
6 1 (1.02%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.02%) vRealize
Vendors
1 68 (69.39%) VMware
2 49 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (13.27%) Cisco
4 8 (8.16%) Citrix
4 8 (8.16%) HP
5 5 (5.10%) Apple
5 5 (5.10%) Avaya
6 4 (4.08%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.06%) Intel Security
8 2 (2.04%) CommVault
8 2 (2.04%) Dell
8 2 (2.04%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (2.04%) EMC
8 2 (2.04%) NetApp
8 2 (2.04%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.04%) Symantec
9 1 (1.02%) IBM
9 1 (1.02%) Oracle
9 1 (1.02%) Sun
9 1 (1.02%) Veritas
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