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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support Engineer
Rank 781 794 777
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 113 86 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.080% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.084% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 100 83 105
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -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
108241 101899 112522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.25% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87515 84514 96083
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -37 95 £34,500 +7.81% 7
South East -26 27 £33,500 - 2
North West +13 21 £34,500 +16.94% 1
London -12 19 £40,000 +6.95% 1
Yorkshire -22 16 £27,025 -36.41% 1
Surrey +13 15 £37,500 +7.14%
City of London +22 14 £47,500 +11.76% 1
South Yorkshire -3 14 £27,025 -36.41%
Sheffield -6 14 £27,025 -36.41%
Manchester +8 12 £34,500 +16.94%
South Wales +9 9 £28,500 - 2
Wales +5 9 £28,500 - 2
Cardiff +4 9 £28,500 - 1
Cheshire - 9 £34,500 - 1
Berkshire +7 8 - - 1
Reading - 7 - - 1
Knutsford - 7 £34,500 -
Edinburgh -6 5 £35,000 +22.80%
Scotland -6 5 £35,000 +6.06%
East of England -19 5 £37,000 +12.12% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 4 £37,000 +5.71% 1
Wiltshire -9 3 £27,500 +10.00%
South West -15 3 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Hampshire -19 3 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Chippenham -31 2 £25,250 +1.00%
Nottingham - 2 £29,000 -
Southampton - 2 £30,000 -
Woking - 2 £33,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £29,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £33,250 - 1

Server Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 162 (85.71%) Windows
2 135 (71.43%) VMware
3 128 (67.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 112 (59.26%) Microsoft
5 106 (56.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 84 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 78 (41.27%) Citrix
8 72 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 69 (36.51%) Active Directory
10 59 (31.22%) MS Excel
11 56 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 55 (29.10%) ITIL
13 49 (25.93%) SQL
13 49 (25.93%) MS Exchange
14 47 (24.87%) Linux
15 41 (21.69%) Change Management
16 40 (21.16%) HP
16 40 (21.16%) DNS
16 40 (21.16%) Security Cleared
17 38 (20.11%) SQL Server
18 37 (19.58%) Cisco
18 37 (19.58%) EMC
18 37 (19.58%) XenApp
19 35 (18.52%) IIS
20 33 (17.46%) VMware ESX
20 33 (17.46%) MCITP
21 32 (16.93%) Exchange Server 2010
22 31 (16.40%) MCSE
22 31 (16.40%) IBM
23 30 (15.87%) SAN

Server Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 49 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 35 (18.52%) IIS
3 32 (16.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (11.64%) SharePoint
4 22 (11.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 18 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (6.35%) Apache
6 12 (6.35%) Lync
7 9 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
8 8 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (2.12%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (1.59%) Node.js
11 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.53%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 59 (31.22%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.35%) MS Office
3 3 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
1 1 (0.53%) Advent Moxy
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.35%) IaaS
2 6 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.12%) Office 365
5 3 (1.59%) PaaS
5 3 (1.59%) Jelastic
Communications & Networking
1 40 (21.16%) DNS
2 30 (15.87%) SAN
2 30 (15.87%) Firewall
3 27 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 26 (13.76%) LAN
5 25 (13.23%) DHCP
6 24 (12.70%) WAN
7 16 (8.47%) VPN
8 13 (6.88%) MPLS
8 13 (6.88%) VoIP
9 9 (4.76%) Internet
10 6 (3.17%) NAS
11 5 (2.65%) VLAN
12 4 (2.12%) Kerberos
13 3 (1.59%) Ethernet
14 2 (1.06%) SMTP
14 2 (1.06%) LDAP
14 2 (1.06%) Intranet
15 1 (0.53%) SNMP
15 1 (0.53%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.11%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.41%) MySQL
3 13 (6.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (6.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (5.82%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.53%) HBase
General
1 29 (15.34%) Finance
2 4 (2.12%) Banking
2 4 (2.12%) Investment Banking
3 3 (1.59%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.53%) Marketing
4 1 (0.53%) Retail
4 1 (0.53%) Advertising
4 1 (0.53%) Military
4 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.53%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.23%) Web Services
2 4 (2.12%) Application Packaging
3 3 (1.59%) .NET
4 2 (1.06%) XML
4 2 (1.06%) LAMP
5 1 (0.53%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.53%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.52%) Clustering
2 9 (4.76%) Thin Client
2 9 (4.76%) Fat Client
3 7 (3.70%) CLARiiON
3 7 (3.70%) FlexPod
3 7 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.65%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.65%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.12%) Replication
6 4 (2.12%) Statistics
7 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.53%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 162 (85.71%) Windows
2 128 (67.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 106 (56.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 56 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (24.87%) Linux
6 18 (9.52%) Windows 2000
6 18 (9.52%) VMS
7 14 (7.41%) Windows 7
8 12 (6.35%) Windows 2000 Server
8 12 (6.35%) Windows XP
9 11 (5.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (4.76%) Solaris
10 9 (4.76%) SUSE
11 8 (4.23%) UNIX
12 4 (2.12%) Windows 8
12 4 (2.12%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (29.10%) ITIL
2 41 (21.69%) Change Management
3 25 (13.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (11.11%) Change Control
5 17 (8.99%) Performance Monitoring
6 16 (8.47%) Service Delivery
7 11 (5.82%) Load Balancing
8 10 (5.29%) Time Management
8 10 (5.29%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (4.76%) Project Management
10 7 (3.70%) PRINCE2
10 7 (3.70%) Migration
11 6 (3.17%) Service Management
11 6 (3.17%) Problem Management
12 5 (2.65%) Programme Management
13 4 (2.12%) Benchmarking
14 3 (1.59%) Risk Management
14 3 (1.59%) Customer Engagement
14 3 (1.59%) Capacity Planning
15 2 (1.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (25.93%) SQL
2 6 (3.17%) Python
2 6 (3.17%) PHP
2 6 (3.17%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.12%) Ruby
3 4 (2.12%) VBScript
4 3 (1.59%) C
4 3 (1.59%) Java
5 1 (0.53%) Perl
5 1 (0.53%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 72 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (21.16%) Security Cleared
3 33 (17.46%) MCITP
4 31 (16.40%) MCSE
5 30 (15.87%) MCTS
6 26 (13.76%) CCA
6 26 (13.76%) Citrix Certification
7 22 (11.64%) SC Cleared
8 20 (10.58%) DV Cleared
9 19 (10.05%) MCP
10 10 (5.29%) MCSA
10 10 (5.29%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (5.29%) CCNA
11 5 (2.65%) Degree
11 5 (2.65%) JNCIA
12 4 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (1.06%) JNCIS
13 2 (1.06%) RHCE
13 2 (1.06%) CCNP
13 2 (1.06%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.23%) SLA
2 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.53%) BS7799
System Software
1 84 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (36.51%) Active Directory
3 37 (19.58%) XenApp
4 33 (17.46%) VMware ESX
5 30 (15.87%) Hyper-V
6 22 (11.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 15 (7.94%) XenDesktop
8 13 (6.88%) Terminal Server
9 9 (4.76%) vSphere
9 9 (4.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 8 (4.23%) XenServer
11 5 (2.65%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.06%) NLBS
12 2 (1.06%) KVM
13 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.53%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 28 (14.81%) WSUS
2 27 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
3 25 (13.23%) SCCM
4 13 (6.88%) SCOM
5 9 (4.76%) Tivoli
6 7 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (2.65%) Backup Exec
8 4 (2.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (2.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (1.59%) Plesk
10 2 (1.06%) MAILsweeper
10 2 (1.06%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.53%) Nagios
11 1 (0.53%) Cacti
11 1 (0.53%) Ganglia
11 1 (0.53%) Kibana
Vendors
1 135 (71.43%) VMware
2 112 (59.26%) Microsoft
3 78 (41.27%) Citrix
4 40 (21.16%) HP
5 37 (19.58%) Cisco
5 37 (19.58%) EMC
6 31 (16.40%) IBM
7 15 (7.94%) Symantec
8 14 (7.41%) NetApp
9 13 (6.88%) Oracle
10 12 (6.35%) Red Hat
11 11 (5.82%) Dell
12 10 (5.29%) CommVault
13 9 (4.76%) SolarWinds
14 7 (3.70%) Nimsoft
15 4 (2.12%) AppSense
15 4 (2.12%) Sun
16 2 (1.06%) Juniper
16 2 (1.06%) CheckPoint
16 2 (1.06%) Finjan
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