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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support Engineer
Rank 814 827 812
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 83 63 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.058% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.061% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 76 50 64
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £24,220 £24,405
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,600 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +20 83 £35,000 +5.26% 8
North West +10 23 £37,500 +36.36% 3
South East +8 21 £41,500 +16.90% 3
London +24 16 £47,500 +35.71%
Surrey +5 14 £41,500 +32.80% 2
Manchester -9 12 £30,750 +11.81% 1
South West +4 9 £28,500 +3.63%
Staines - 9 £41,500 -
Cheshire - 9 £45,000 - 2
City of London +28 6 £44,500 +27.14%
East Midlands +30 5 £27,500 -27.63%
Berkshire -5 5 £40,000 +14.28% 1
West Midlands -6 5 £27,850 -14.30% 1
Reading 0 4 - - 1
Melksham - 4 £27,000 -
Knutsford - 4 £45,000 -
Wiltshire - 4 £27,000 -
Bath +7 3 £35,000 +27.27%
Somerset +6 3 £35,000 +27.27%
Yorkshire -30 3 £27,500 +13.87%
Warwickshire - 3 £27,850 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £27,500 -
Leicestershire - 3 £27,500 -
Hinckley - 3 £27,500 -
Nuneaton - 3 £27,850 -
Hampshire -25 2 £35,000 +40.00%
Devon - 2 £28,500 -
Southport - 2 £27,000 -
Exeter - 2 £28,500 -
Chester - 2 £51,250 - 1

Server Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 160 (83.33%) Windows
2 144 (75.00%) VMware
3 122 (63.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 100 (52.08%) Microsoft
5 93 (48.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 87 (45.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 81 (42.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 65 (33.85%) Citrix
9 62 (32.29%) Active Directory
10 59 (30.73%) ITIL
11 58 (30.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 53 (27.60%) MS Excel
13 49 (25.52%) MCSE
14 48 (25.00%) Cisco
15 47 (24.48%) Linux
16 46 (23.96%) SAN
16 46 (23.96%) SQL Server
17 44 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
18 43 (22.40%) MCITP
19 40 (20.83%) SQL
20 39 (20.31%) IIS
21 38 (19.79%) DNS
22 37 (19.27%) Finance
23 35 (18.23%) Firewall
24 34 (17.71%) TCP/IP
25 33 (17.19%) Change Management
25 33 (17.19%) MS Exchange
25 33 (17.19%) VMware ESX
26 31 (16.15%) HP
27 30 (15.63%) Change Control

Server Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 39 (20.31%) IIS
2 33 (17.19%) MS Exchange
3 26 (13.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (4.69%) SharePoint
7 7 (3.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (3.13%) Lync
9 3 (1.56%) Node.js
9 3 (1.56%) Apache
10 2 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.52%) CMS
11 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.52%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 53 (27.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
1 1 (0.52%) Advent Moxy
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.69%) IaaS
2 8 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.56%) Jelastic
4 3 (1.56%) PaaS
5 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (23.96%) SAN
2 38 (19.79%) DNS
3 35 (18.23%) Firewall
4 34 (17.71%) TCP/IP
5 25 (13.02%) LAN
5 25 (13.02%) WAN
6 16 (8.33%) DHCP
7 13 (6.77%) VPN
8 9 (4.69%) VoIP
8 9 (4.69%) Internet
8 9 (4.69%) MPLS
9 7 (3.65%) VLAN
10 3 (1.56%) NAS
11 2 (1.04%) NetScaler
11 2 (1.04%) SMTP
11 2 (1.04%) SSL
12 1 (0.52%) Intranet
12 1 (0.52%) Wireless
12 1 (0.52%) SSH
12 1 (0.52%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (23.96%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.60%) MySQL
7 3 (1.56%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.04%) MS Access
8 2 (1.04%) DTS
9 1 (0.52%) HBase
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.04%) MSI
General
1 37 (19.27%) Finance
2 7 (3.65%) Advertising
3 6 (3.13%) Banking
4 4 (2.08%) Marketing
4 4 (2.08%) Back Office
5 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.52%) Games
5 1 (0.52%) German Language
5 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.17%) Web Services
2 3 (1.56%) .NET
3 2 (1.04%) COM
3 2 (1.04%) XML
4 1 (0.52%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.52%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.52%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.90%) Clustering
3 7 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.60%) Replication
5 4 (2.08%) Statistics
6 3 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.04%) New Media
8 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.52%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.52%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.52%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 160 (83.33%) Windows
2 122 (63.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 87 (45.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 58 (30.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (24.48%) Linux
6 28 (14.58%) Windows 2000
7 26 (13.54%) VMS
8 15 (7.81%) UNIX
9 6 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (3.13%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.08%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.08%) Solaris
11 3 (1.56%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.56%) SUSE
12 1 (0.52%) Debian
12 1 (0.52%) Fedora
12 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.52%) CentOS
12 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (30.73%) ITIL
2 33 (17.19%) Change Management
3 30 (15.63%) Change Control
4 17 (8.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 12 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 11 (5.73%) Technical Architecture
6 11 (5.73%) Load Balancing
7 10 (5.21%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (3.65%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (3.13%) Problem Management
10 5 (2.60%) Programme Management
10 5 (2.60%) Build Automation
11 4 (2.08%) Benchmarking
12 3 (1.56%) Configuration Management
12 3 (1.56%) Time Management
13 2 (1.04%) Performance Management
13 2 (1.04%) Online Marketing
13 2 (1.04%) Capacity Planning
13 2 (1.04%) Service Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (20.83%) SQL
2 8 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.13%) VB
3 6 (3.13%) Perl
4 5 (2.60%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.08%) PHP
5 4 (2.08%) Python
5 4 (2.08%) Ruby
6 3 (1.56%) C
6 3 (1.56%) Java
7 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 81 (42.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (25.52%) MCSE
3 43 (22.40%) MCITP
4 23 (11.98%) MCTS
5 21 (10.94%) Security Cleared
5 21 (10.94%) Citrix Certification
6 19 (9.90%) MCP
6 19 (9.90%) CCA
7 18 (9.38%) MCSA
8 11 (5.73%) SC Cleared
8 11 (5.73%) DV Cleared
9 8 (4.17%) CCNA
9 8 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.56%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.56%) RHCE
12 2 (1.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.13%) SLA
2 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 93 (48.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (32.29%) Active Directory
3 33 (17.19%) VMware ESX
4 27 (14.06%) vSphere
5 26 (13.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 23 (11.98%) Hyper-V
7 22 (11.46%) XenApp
8 9 (4.69%) Terminal Server
9 7 (3.65%) vCloud
10 4 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 2 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (1.04%) KVM
13 1 (0.52%) XenServer
13 1 (0.52%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (6.77%) WSUS
2 12 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
3 11 (5.73%) NetBackup
4 8 (4.17%) SCOM
5 7 (3.65%) SCCM
6 6 (3.13%) Nagios
7 3 (1.56%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.56%) Plesk
7 3 (1.56%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.56%) cPanel
8 2 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.52%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.52%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.52%) Kibana
9 1 (0.52%) Cacti
9 1 (0.52%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 144 (75.00%) VMware
2 100 (52.08%) Microsoft
3 65 (33.85%) Citrix
4 48 (25.00%) Cisco
5 31 (16.15%) HP
6 15 (7.81%) EMC
7 13 (6.77%) IBM
8 10 (5.21%) Symantec
9 9 (4.69%) NetApp
10 8 (4.17%) 3PAR
11 7 (3.65%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.60%) Oracle
13 3 (1.56%) Dell
13 3 (1.56%) CommVault
13 3 (1.56%) McAfee
14 2 (1.04%) Riverbed
14 2 (1.04%) SolarWinds
14 2 (1.04%) CheckPoint
14 2 (1.04%) AppSense
14 2 (1.04%) WatchGuard
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Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34900 per annum + £1,200 DV Allowance
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Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Yoh Company
Salary: £23,000 - £27,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Surrey
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Wilmslow
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + bens
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Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
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