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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Support Engineer
Rank 799 850 841
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 100 82 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.069% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.073% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 83 66 51
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,500 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £29,900 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -5.07%

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
104967 112334 104688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.60% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85785 91103 87039
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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +42 88 £32,500 +8.33% 6
London +52 34 £32,500 -50.00% 2
East of England +40 22 £32,500 -18.75% 1
South East +7 14 £37,500 +12.78% 1
Surrey +24 11 £37,500 -7.40% 1
South Wales - 10 £29,500 -
Wales - 10 £29,500 -
Suffolk - 8 £32,500 -
Ipswich - 8 £32,500 -
Cambridgeshire +18 7 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Yorkshire +11 7 £29,900 - 2
South Yorkshire -5 6 £29,900 -
Sheffield -9 6 £29,900 -
South West -23 6 £38,750 +40.90%
Bedfordshire - 5 £45,000 -
Bedford - 5 £45,000 -
Cardiff - 5 £29,500 -
Wiltshire +4 4 £40,000 +63.26%
Staines - 4 £41,500 -
Rainham - 4 £32,500 -
Huntingdon +8 3 £29,500 -15.71%
Berkshire -12 3 £33,000 +0.76%
West Midlands -19 3 £26,500 -13.82%
Swindon - 3 £40,000 -
Essex +3 2 £40,250 -15.26%
Reading -2 2 £33,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £26,000 -
Guildford - 2 £28,250 -
Staffordshire - 2 £26,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £43,000 -

Server Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 141 (82.46%) Windows
2 98 (57.31%) VMware
3 91 (53.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 80 (46.78%) Microsoft
5 75 (43.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 66 (38.60%) Active Directory
7 59 (34.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 55 (32.16%) SQL Server
9 45 (26.32%) SAN
10 43 (25.15%) Cisco
11 41 (23.98%) MS Exchange
11 41 (23.98%) MS Excel
12 39 (22.81%) SQL
13 37 (21.64%) Linux
14 35 (20.47%) HP
15 34 (19.88%) Citrix
15 34 (19.88%) VMware Infrastructure
16 29 (16.96%) Exchange Server 2010
16 29 (16.96%) IIS
16 29 (16.96%) Analytical Skills
17 28 (16.37%) vSphere
18 27 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
19 26 (15.20%) ITIL
19 26 (15.20%) MCSE
19 26 (15.20%) Firewall
20 23 (13.45%) Disaster Recovery
21 22 (12.87%) DNS
22 21 (12.28%) LAN
22 21 (12.28%) WAN
23 20 (11.70%) Hyper-V

Server Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 41 (23.98%) MS Exchange
2 29 (16.96%) IIS
2 29 (16.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (9.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (8.19%) SharePoint
5 14 (8.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (5.85%) Lync
7 6 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (2.92%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.75%) SAS
10 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.58%) Apache
10 1 (0.58%) CMS
10 1 (0.58%) EPiServer CMS
10 1 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 41 (23.98%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.19%) SaaS
2 6 (3.51%) Office 365
3 1 (0.58%) IaaS
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (26.32%) SAN
2 26 (15.20%) Firewall
3 22 (12.87%) DNS
4 21 (12.28%) LAN
4 21 (12.28%) WAN
5 18 (10.53%) TCP/IP
6 16 (9.36%) Internet
7 15 (8.77%) DHCP
8 9 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (1.75%) VPN
10 1 (0.58%) Wireless
10 1 (0.58%) SSH
10 1 (0.58%) VLAN
10 1 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.58%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (32.16%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.60%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (7.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (5.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 9 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (4.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.92%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.75%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 3 (1.75%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (1.75%) DTS
8 2 (1.17%) MS Access
8 2 (1.17%) MySQL
8 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.58%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.58%) IDOL
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (8.77%) Finance
2 5 (2.92%) Mandarin Language
2 5 (2.92%) French Language
2 5 (2.92%) Spanish Language
3 3 (1.75%) Banking
3 3 (1.75%) Back Office
4 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.58%) Advertising
4 1 (0.58%) Games
4 1 (0.58%) Marketing
4 1 (0.58%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.92%) .NET
2 4 (2.34%) Web Services
3 3 (1.75%) COM
4 1 (0.58%) HTML
4 1 (0.58%) XML
4 1 (0.58%) CGI
4 1 (0.58%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.96%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.19%) Clustering
3 10 (5.85%) Replication
4 8 (4.68%) Fat Client
4 8 (4.68%) Thin Client
4 8 (4.68%) Blackberry
5 6 (3.51%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.92%) iPad
7 4 (2.34%) PDA
8 3 (1.75%) BYOD
9 1 (0.58%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.58%) Online Games
9 1 (0.58%) FMCG
9 1 (0.58%) Statistics
9 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.58%) Social Network
9 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.58%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 141 (82.46%) Windows
2 91 (53.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 75 (43.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 59 (34.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (21.64%) Linux
6 10 (5.85%) UNIX
7 6 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.75%) VMS
9 2 (1.17%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.58%) CentOS
10 1 (0.58%) Debian
10 1 (0.58%) Fedora
10 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.58%) AIX
10 1 (0.58%) HPUX
10 1 (0.58%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (15.20%) ITIL
2 23 (13.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (7.02%) Change Management
4 11 (6.43%) Technical Architecture
4 11 (6.43%) Mentoring
5 10 (5.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (2.92%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (2.92%) Change Control
6 5 (2.92%) Load Balancing
6 5 (2.92%) Service Management
7 4 (2.34%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (2.34%) Workflow
8 3 (1.75%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (1.17%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.17%) Database Security
9 2 (1.17%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.17%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (1.17%) Process Management
9 2 (1.17%) Configuration Management
9 2 (1.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 39 (22.81%) SQL
2 6 (3.51%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.17%) VB
3 2 (1.17%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.17%) C#
4 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.58%) VBScript
4 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.58%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (15.20%) MCSE
3 15 (8.77%) Security Cleared
4 14 (8.19%) MCSA
5 12 (7.02%) MCITP
6 11 (6.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (6.43%) CCNA
6 11 (6.43%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (5.26%) SC Cleared
8 8 (4.68%) DV Cleared
9 6 (3.51%) MCP
10 5 (2.92%) CCNP
11 3 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.17%) Degree
12 2 (1.17%) CCA
12 2 (1.17%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.58%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.85%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (38.60%) Active Directory
2 34 (19.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (16.37%) vSphere
4 20 (11.70%) Hyper-V
5 13 (7.60%) XenApp
5 13 (7.60%) VMware ESX
6 7 (4.09%) XenDesktop
7 6 (3.51%) VMware Server
8 5 (2.92%) Terminal Services
9 4 (2.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 4 (2.34%) XenServer
9 4 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.75%) ISA Server
11 2 (1.17%) vCloud
12 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.58%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 17 (9.94%) WSUS
2 9 (5.26%) NetBackup
3 8 (4.68%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (2.92%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (2.34%) Tivoli
5 4 (2.34%) Nagios
6 3 (1.75%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.17%) SCCM
8 1 (0.58%) SCOM
8 1 (0.58%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.58%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.58%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 98 (57.31%) VMware
2 80 (46.78%) Microsoft
3 43 (25.15%) Cisco
4 35 (20.47%) HP
5 34 (19.88%) Citrix
6 18 (10.53%) Oracle
7 14 (8.19%) CommVault
8 11 (6.43%) IBM
9 10 (5.85%) EMC
9 10 (5.85%) SolarWinds
9 10 (5.85%) 3PAR
10 9 (5.26%) FalconStor
11 8 (4.68%) Dell
11 8 (4.68%) NetApp
12 6 (3.51%) Red Hat
13 5 (2.92%) McAfee
13 5 (2.92%) Veeam
13 5 (2.92%) ServiceNow
14 4 (2.34%) Sun
15 3 (1.75%) Cognos
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