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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support Engineer
Rank 857 917 874
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 19 68 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.063% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.066% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 19 65 96
Median salary £31,500 £34,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £19,100 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,400 £41,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%

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
86868 103583 109353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 72113 86403 90477
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 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 +46 19 £31,500 -8.69% 1
London +43 6 £30,000 -18.91%
South East +40 3 £31,000 -11.42% 1
East of England +8 3 £45,000 +24.13%
North West -14 3 £35,000 +29.62%
Oldham +3 2 £35,000 +16.66%
Manchester -6 2 £35,000 +16.66%
West Midlands -12 2 £29,000 -17.14%
Warwick - 2 £29,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £29,000 -
Berkshire +53 1 £31,000 -20.51% 1
City of London +29 1 £29,000 -15.94%
Essex +14 1 £53,000 +63.07%
South West +9 1 £45,000 +150.00%
Bedfordshire +4 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Luton -20 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Thatcham - 1 £31,000 -
Huntingdon - 1 £45,000 -
Chester - 1 £24,500 -
Bournemouth - 1 £45,000 -
Colchester - 1 £53,000 -
Farnborough - 1 £30,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £30,000 -
Dorset - 1 £45,000 -
Leeds - 1 £33,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £33,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £24,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £31,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £33,000 -

Server Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 49 (74.24%) Windows
2 44 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 40 (60.61%) Microsoft
3 40 (60.61%) Windows Server
4 36 (54.55%) VMware
5 32 (48.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 28 (42.42%) MS Excel
7 25 (37.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (28.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (27.27%) Problem Management
10 18 (27.27%) MS Exchange
10 18 (27.27%) DNS
11 17 (25.76%) MCSE
11 17 (25.76%) MCSA
12 16 (24.24%) Linux
13 14 (21.21%) DHCP
13 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (21.21%) Symantec
14 13 (19.70%) Office 365
14 13 (19.70%) SCCM
14 13 (19.70%) WSUS
14 13 (19.70%) ITIL
14 13 (19.70%) Java
15 12 (18.18%) MS Office
15 12 (18.18%) Cisco
15 12 (18.18%) Citrix
15 12 (18.18%) Red Hat
15 12 (18.18%) PowerShell
15 12 (18.18%) Data Centre

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 18 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (9.09%) Apache
4 6 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (6.06%) IIS
5 4 (6.06%) Tomcat
6 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.55%) Skype for Business
7 2 (3.03%) Confluence
7 2 (3.03%) GlassFish
7 2 (3.03%) JBoss
7 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (42.42%) MS Excel
2 12 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.70%) Office 365
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.27%) DNS
2 14 (21.21%) DHCP
3 10 (15.15%) SAN
4 9 (13.64%) VoIP
5 8 (12.12%) Firewall
5 8 (12.12%) LAN
5 8 (12.12%) WAN
6 7 (10.61%) NAS
7 6 (9.09%) VPN
8 4 (6.06%) SSH
9 3 (4.55%) Softphone
10 2 (3.03%) Skype
10 2 (3.03%) VLAN
11 1 (1.52%) Ethernet
11 1 (1.52%) FCoE
11 1 (1.52%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (1.52%) Internet
11 1 (1.52%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.52%) LDAP
11 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.06%) MySQL
4 2 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (9.09%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Games
3 3 (4.55%) Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Retail
4 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) HornetQ
1 2 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (12.12%) Clustering
4 6 (9.09%) Blackberry
4 6 (9.09%) Driving Licence
5 4 (6.06%) Replication
6 3 (4.55%) CESG
6 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.55%) EPoS
7 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.52%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.52%) Data Extraction
8 1 (1.52%) Fintech
8 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 49 (74.24%) Windows
2 40 (60.61%) Windows Server
3 25 (37.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (28.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (24.24%) Linux
6 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (13.64%) Windows 7
8 6 (9.09%) Unix
9 3 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (3.03%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.27%) Problem Management
2 13 (19.70%) ITIL
3 8 (12.12%) Software Deployment
4 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (9.09%) Change Control
4 6 (9.09%) DevOps
5 5 (7.58%) E-Commerce
5 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 5 (7.58%) ITIL V3
6 4 (6.06%) Asset Management
6 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
6 4 (6.06%) Server Virtualisation
6 4 (6.06%) Software Asset Management
7 3 (4.55%) Change Management
7 3 (4.55%) High Availability
7 3 (4.55%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (4.55%) Release Management
7 3 (4.55%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (3.03%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.70%) Java
2 12 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 8 (12.12%) JavaScript
3 8 (12.12%) Perl
3 8 (12.12%) SQL
4 5 (7.58%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.06%) Python
6 2 (3.03%) PHP
7 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (25.76%) MCSA
2 17 (25.76%) MCSE
3 11 (16.67%) MCITP
4 7 (10.61%) SC Cleared
4 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
5 5 (7.58%) MCTS
6 3 (4.55%) Degree
6 3 (4.55%) MCP
6 3 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.03%) CCNA
7 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.61%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 32 (48.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.64%) vSphere
4 6 (9.09%) XenApp
5 5 (7.58%) Xen
6 3 (4.55%) Firmware
6 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (4.55%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.52%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (19.70%) SCCM
1 13 (19.70%) WSUS
2 8 (12.12%) Nagios
3 7 (10.61%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (7.58%) NetBackup
6 4 (6.06%) Backup Exec
7 2 (3.03%) Puppet
7 2 (3.03%) SCOM
8 1 (1.52%) Ansible
8 1 (1.52%) Cobbler
8 1 (1.52%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 40 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 36 (54.55%) VMware
3 14 (21.21%) Symantec
4 12 (18.18%) Cisco
4 12 (18.18%) Citrix
4 12 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 7 (10.61%) HP
5 7 (10.61%) Intel Security
6 6 (9.09%) CommVault
6 6 (9.09%) Dell Compellent
6 6 (9.09%) Kaspersky
6 6 (9.09%) NetApp
6 6 (9.09%) Veeam
7 3 (4.55%) Dell
7 3 (4.55%) Juniper
7 3 (4.55%) Palo Alto
8 2 (3.03%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.52%) Avaya
9 1 (1.52%) IBM
9 1 (1.52%) Polycom