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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Support Engineer
Rank 855 781 800
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 36 115 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.099% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.11% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 36 102 82
Average salary £28,750 £34,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,205 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,200 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £34,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-18.84% +9.52%

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
102603 109261 101023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.49% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 85657 88395 83850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -45 32 £28,750 -16.66% 2
London +3 11 £37,500 -6.25%
South West -4 8 £25,700 -6.54%
Exeter - 6 £25,400 -
Devon - 6 £25,400 -
Leeds +20 4 £26,300 +28.29%
West Yorkshire +6 4 £26,300 -20.90% 1
Yorkshire +2 4 £26,300 -2.68% 1
West Midlands +11 3 £29,000 +16.00%
South East -20 3 £40,000 +19.40% 1
Coventry - 3 £29,000 -
City of London +16 2 £65,000 +36.84%
Scotland +4 2 £36,250 +3.57%
Surrey +2 2 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Wales -11 2 £28,000 -1.75%
Cardiff -19 2 £28,000 -1.75%
South Wales -21 2 £28,000 -1.75%
North West -21 2 £35,035 +1.55%
Glasgow - 2 £36,250 -
Cumbria - 2 £35,035 -
Staines - 2 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +13 1 £35,000 -5.40%
Berkshire +7 1 £27,500 -
East of England +6 1 £35,000 -5.40%
Wimbledon - 1 £25,000 -
Dorset - 1 £26,000 -
Huntingdon - 1 £35,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £27,500 -
Bournemouth - 1 £26,000 -
Bristol - 1 £30,000 -

Server Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 100 (86.96%) Windows
2 67 (58.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (55.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 59 (51.30%) VMware
5 58 (50.43%) Microsoft
6 49 (42.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 41 (35.65%) Active Directory
8 37 (32.17%) Cisco
9 36 (31.30%) MS Exchange
10 33 (28.70%) Citrix
11 29 (25.22%) SAN
12 23 (20.00%) DNS
12 23 (20.00%) HP
12 23 (20.00%) MS Excel
12 23 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 21 (18.26%) IIS
13 21 (18.26%) TCP/IP
14 20 (17.39%) SQL
14 20 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
15 19 (16.52%) ITIL
16 17 (14.78%) LAN
16 17 (14.78%) Linux
17 16 (13.91%) WAN
17 16 (13.91%) Microsoft Certification
17 16 (13.91%) Internet
17 16 (13.91%) VMware Infrastructure
17 16 (13.91%) Exchange Server 2007
18 15 (13.04%) SLA
18 15 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 14 (12.17%) Exchange Server 2010

Server Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 36 (31.30%) MS Exchange
2 21 (18.26%) IIS
3 20 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (13.91%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 14 (12.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (7.83%) SharePoint
7 9 (7.83%) Lync
7 9 (7.83%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.74%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 23 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.57%) Office 365
2 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (25.22%) SAN
2 23 (20.00%) DNS
3 21 (18.26%) TCP/IP
4 17 (14.78%) LAN
5 16 (13.91%) WAN
5 16 (13.91%) Internet
6 13 (11.30%) DHCP
7 10 (8.70%) Firewall
8 5 (4.35%) Wireless
8 5 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (2.61%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.74%) WebEx
10 2 (1.74%) Network Security
10 2 (1.74%) VPN
11 1 (0.87%) DMZ
11 1 (0.87%) HTTP
11 1 (0.87%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (5.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.87%) Big Data
General
1 13 (11.30%) Finance
2 2 (1.74%) Banking
2 2 (1.74%) Mandarin Language
2 2 (1.74%) French Language
2 2 (1.74%) Spanish Language
3 1 (0.87%) Publishing
3 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.48%) Web Services
2 2 (1.74%) .NET
2 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.74%) WCF
2 2 (1.74%) RESTful
3 1 (0.87%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.83%) Clustering
2 8 (6.96%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.35%) Fat Client
4 5 (4.35%) Thin Client
4 5 (4.35%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.48%) PDA
6 3 (2.61%) BYOD
6 3 (2.61%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.87%) Replication
8 1 (0.87%) GIS
8 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.87%) iPad
8 1 (0.87%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 100 (86.96%) Windows
2 67 (58.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (55.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (42.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (14.78%) Linux
6 7 (6.09%) Windows 8
7 6 (5.22%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (4.35%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.48%) UNIX
10 3 (2.61%) Windows Vista
10 3 (2.61%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.74%) Solaris
11 2 (1.74%) SUSE
11 2 (1.74%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.87%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.52%) ITIL
2 13 (11.30%) Load Balancing
3 7 (6.09%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (6.09%) Mentoring
3 7 (6.09%) Server Patching
4 6 (5.22%) Workflow
5 5 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 5 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (3.48%) Change Management
6 4 (3.48%) Migration
6 4 (3.48%) Problem Management
6 4 (3.48%) Data Protection
6 4 (3.48%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (1.74%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (1.74%) DevOps
7 2 (1.74%) OWASP
7 2 (1.74%) OpenUP
7 2 (1.74%) ISMS
7 2 (1.74%) Configuration Management
7 2 (1.74%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.39%) SQL
2 3 (2.61%) C
2 3 (2.61%) C#
2 3 (2.61%) Perl
3 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.74%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.87%) VBScript
4 1 (0.87%) VB
4 1 (0.87%) C++
4 1 (0.87%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (13.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (7.83%) CCNA
3 9 (7.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (7.83%) Security Cleared
4 8 (6.96%) MCSE
5 7 (6.09%) CCNP
6 5 (4.35%) MCSA
6 5 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (4.35%) MCITP
6 5 (4.35%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.48%) Degree
8 3 (2.61%) MCP
9 2 (1.74%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.87%) HP ASE
10 1 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.04%) SLA
2 2 (1.74%) QA
3 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (35.65%) Active Directory
2 16 (13.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (10.43%) Hyper-V
3 12 (10.43%) vSphere
4 10 (8.70%) Terminal Services
5 9 (7.83%) XenDesktop
6 8 (6.96%) XenApp
7 5 (4.35%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (2.61%) XenServer
9 2 (1.74%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.74%) Xen
9 2 (1.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (1.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.87%) vCloud
10 1 (0.87%) Firmware
10 1 (0.87%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 12 (10.43%) WSUS
2 7 (6.09%) SCCM
2 7 (6.09%) SCOM
3 6 (5.22%) Nagios
3 6 (5.22%) Backup Exec
4 4 (3.48%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.74%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.87%) OpenView
6 1 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 59 (51.30%) VMware
2 58 (50.43%) Microsoft
3 37 (32.17%) Cisco
4 33 (28.70%) Citrix
5 23 (20.00%) HP
6 10 (8.70%) Dell
6 10 (8.70%) SolarWinds
7 9 (7.83%) IBM
8 8 (6.96%) Sun
8 8 (6.96%) Veeam
9 7 (6.09%) 3PAR
9 7 (6.09%) CommVault
9 7 (6.09%) NetApp
10 6 (5.22%) Bomgar
11 5 (4.35%) Meraki
11 5 (4.35%) Riverbed
11 5 (4.35%) Apple
12 3 (2.61%) IronPort
12 3 (2.61%) Mercator
12 3 (2.61%) EMC
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