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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Support Engineer
Rank 833 841 817
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 62 85 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.072% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.076% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 57 63 59
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £27,025 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,250 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +7.69%

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
103195 111326 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.53% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 85280 91269 85438
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 July 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 July 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 0 54 £36,000 +2.85% 5
East of England +13 17 £40,000 -
London +16 11 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Cambridgeshire +16 11 £45,000 +21.62%
South West -2 10 £36,000 +46.93% 1
South Wales +5 7 £28,000 -20.00%
Wales +3 7 £28,000 -20.00%
Yorkshire +3 5 £26,300 -6.07%
Cardiff -1 5 £28,000 -20.00%
West Midlands -3 5 £26,500 -23.18% 1
Huntingdon - 5 £29,500 -
Coventry -9 4 £27,750 -19.56% 1
Exeter - 4 £23,100 -
Ipswich - 4 £32,500 -
Suffolk - 4 £32,500 -
Devon - 4 £23,100 -
West Yorkshire +15 3 £26,300 -6.07%
Leeds +12 3 £26,300 -6.07%
Wiltshire -13 3 £40,000 +63.26%
South East -20 3 £27,500 -17.91%
Swindon - 3 £40,000 -
Somerset - 3 £36,000 -
Bath - 3 £36,000 -
City of London +32 2 £65,000 +44.44%
Watford +6 2 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire -6 2 £40,000 -
Berkshire -14 2 £27,500 -23.61%
Leicestershire - 2 £36,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £36,000 -
Leicester - 2 £36,000 -

Server Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 131 (84.52%) Windows
2 83 (53.55%) VMware
2 83 (53.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 74 (47.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 69 (44.52%) Microsoft
5 59 (38.06%) Active Directory
6 58 (37.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 47 (30.32%) Cisco
8 41 (26.45%) SQL Server
9 40 (25.81%) Citrix
9 40 (25.81%) SAN
10 39 (25.16%) MS Exchange
11 37 (23.87%) MS Excel
12 33 (21.29%) HP
13 32 (20.65%) SQL
14 28 (18.06%) IIS
15 27 (17.42%) Linux
15 27 (17.42%) ITIL
15 27 (17.42%) DNS
16 24 (15.48%) LAN
17 23 (14.84%) WAN
17 23 (14.84%) Exchange Server 2010
17 23 (14.84%) Data Centre
18 22 (14.19%) Internet
18 22 (14.19%) VMware Infrastructure
19 21 (13.55%) TCP/IP
20 19 (12.26%) Firewall
20 19 (12.26%) vSphere
21 18 (11.61%) Hyper-V
21 18 (11.61%) Disaster Recovery

Server Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 39 (25.16%) MS Exchange
2 28 (18.06%) IIS
3 23 (14.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (11.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 17 (10.97%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (10.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (9.68%) SharePoint
8 11 (7.10%) Lync
9 8 (5.16%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.29%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.65%) Apache
12 1 (0.65%) SAS
Applications
1 37 (23.87%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.87%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.45%) SaaS
2 9 (5.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (25.81%) SAN
2 27 (17.42%) DNS
3 24 (15.48%) LAN
4 23 (14.84%) WAN
5 22 (14.19%) Internet
6 21 (13.55%) TCP/IP
7 19 (12.26%) Firewall
8 16 (10.32%) DHCP
9 8 (5.16%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (2.58%) Wireless
12 2 (1.29%) Network Security
12 2 (1.29%) WebEx
13 1 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (0.65%) NAS
13 1 (0.65%) DMZ
13 1 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (26.45%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.65%) MySQL
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.65%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.65%) IDOL
8 1 (0.65%) DTS
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.65%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (7.74%) Finance
2 5 (3.23%) Mandarin Language
2 5 (3.23%) French Language
2 5 (3.23%) Spanish Language
3 1 (0.65%) Publishing
3 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.65%) Back Office
3 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.87%) .NET
2 4 (2.58%) Web Services
3 2 (1.29%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.29%) WCF
3 2 (1.29%) RESTful
4 1 (0.65%) HTML
4 1 (0.65%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.84%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.10%) Clustering
4 9 (5.81%) Thin Client
4 9 (5.81%) Fat Client
4 9 (5.81%) Replication
5 7 (4.52%) Blackberry
6 6 (3.87%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.23%) iPad
8 4 (2.58%) PDA
9 3 (1.94%) BYOD
9 3 (1.94%) HP StoreVirtual
10 2 (1.29%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.65%) Social Network
11 1 (0.65%) Statistics
11 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.65%) GIS
11 1 (0.65%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.65%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 131 (84.52%) Windows
2 83 (53.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 74 (47.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 58 (37.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (17.42%) Linux
6 6 (3.87%) Windows 2000 Server
6 6 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.94%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.29%) UNIX
9 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (17.42%) ITIL
2 18 (11.61%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (8.39%) Change Management
3 13 (8.39%) Mentoring
4 11 (7.10%) Load Balancing
5 8 (5.16%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (3.87%) Workflow
6 6 (3.87%) Server Building
7 5 (3.23%) Server Patching
7 5 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (3.23%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.23%) Service Management
8 4 (2.58%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (2.58%) Problem Management
8 4 (2.58%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (2.58%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (1.94%) DevOps
9 3 (1.94%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (1.94%) Migration
9 3 (1.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 32 (20.65%) SQL
2 6 (3.87%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.23%) C#
4 3 (1.94%) C
5 1 (0.65%) C++
5 1 (0.65%) Java
5 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.65%) Perl
5 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.65%) VBScript
5 1 (0.65%) VB
5 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (10.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (9.68%) CCNA
2 15 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (7.74%) Security Cleared
3 12 (7.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (7.10%) MCSE
5 9 (5.81%) CCNP
6 8 (5.16%) MCSA
7 6 (3.87%) MCP
7 6 (3.87%) MCITP
7 6 (3.87%) Degree
8 5 (3.23%) SC Cleared
8 5 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.94%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.29%) CCA
10 2 (1.29%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.65%) HP ASE
11 1 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.32%) SLA
2 2 (1.29%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 59 (38.06%) Active Directory
2 22 (14.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (12.26%) vSphere
4 18 (11.61%) Hyper-V
5 14 (9.03%) XenApp
6 11 (7.10%) XenDesktop
7 7 (4.52%) VMware ESX
8 6 (3.87%) VMware Server
8 6 (3.87%) Terminal Services
9 5 (3.23%) XenServer
10 4 (2.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 4 (2.58%) ISA Server
10 4 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.29%) Xen
12 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.65%) vCloud
12 1 (0.65%) Firmware
12 1 (0.65%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 14 (9.03%) WSUS
2 8 (5.16%) Nagios
3 6 (3.87%) SCCM
3 6 (3.87%) SCOM
4 4 (2.58%) Tivoli
4 4 (2.58%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.94%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.94%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.29%) HP SIM
6 2 (1.29%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.65%) OpenView
7 1 (0.65%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.65%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 83 (53.55%) VMware
2 69 (44.52%) Microsoft
3 47 (30.32%) Cisco
4 40 (25.81%) Citrix
5 33 (21.29%) HP
6 15 (9.68%) Oracle
6 15 (9.68%) CommVault
7 14 (9.03%) SolarWinds
8 13 (8.39%) IBM
9 10 (6.45%) Dell
10 9 (5.81%) Veeam
11 8 (5.16%) FalconStor
11 8 (5.16%) NetApp
12 7 (4.52%) 3PAR
13 6 (3.87%) Sun
14 5 (3.23%) Red Hat
14 5 (3.23%) ServiceNow
15 4 (2.58%) EMC
15 4 (2.58%) Bomgar
16 3 (1.94%) CheckPoint
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