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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Support Engineer
Rank 845 822 802
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 47 107 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.091% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.097% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 44 88 74
Average salary £29,000 £34,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.94% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £25,950 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £46,150 £41,900
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £34,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-18.84% +7.81%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
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 £67,500 £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 31 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 31 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 -32 41 £31,000 -10.14% 4
East of England +7 10 £40,000 +8.10%
South West -6 9 £26,000 +6.12% 1
London +20 8 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Cambridgeshire +17 7 £40,000 +8.10%
Devon - 6 £25,400 - 1
Exeter - 6 £25,400 - 1
Leeds +20 5 £26,300 -6.07%
West Yorkshire +13 5 £26,300 -6.07%
Yorkshire -3 5 £26,300 -6.07%
Huntingdon - 5 £32,250 -
Wales -2 4 £28,000 +7.69%
West Midlands -8 4 £27,750 -13.28%
South Wales -8 4 £28,000 +7.69%
Coventry -10 4 £27,750 -28.84%
Cardiff -10 4 £28,000 +7.69%
South East -28 3 £27,500 -17.91%
City of London +16 2 £65,000 +36.84%
Watford +3 2 £40,000 -
Berkshire -7 2 £27,500 -23.61%
Hertfordshire -15 2 £40,000 -
Dagenham - 2 £55,000 -
Maidenhead - 2 £27,500 -
Scotland +10 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Manchester -1 1 £32,500 -10.34%
Wiltshire -8 1 £40,000 +63.26%
North West -18 1 £32,500 -5.79% 2
East Midlands - 1 £36,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £37,000 -

Server Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 125 (85.03%) Windows
2 82 (55.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 75 (51.02%) VMware
4 73 (49.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 65 (44.22%) Microsoft
6 58 (39.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 51 (34.69%) Active Directory
8 47 (31.97%) Cisco
9 39 (26.53%) MS Exchange
10 38 (25.85%) Citrix
11 36 (24.49%) SAN
12 35 (23.81%) SQL Server
13 32 (21.77%) MS Excel
14 31 (21.09%) HP
15 28 (19.05%) SQL
16 26 (17.69%) DNS
17 25 (17.01%) IIS
17 25 (17.01%) ITIL
18 24 (16.33%) LAN
19 23 (15.65%) WAN
19 23 (15.65%) TCP/IP
19 23 (15.65%) Linux
20 22 (14.97%) Internet
21 20 (13.61%) Exchange Server 2010
22 19 (12.93%) Exchange Server 2007
22 19 (12.93%) Exchange Server 2013
23 18 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
23 18 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
24 17 (11.56%) Firewall
25 16 (10.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Server Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (26.53%) MS Exchange
2 25 (17.01%) IIS
3 20 (13.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (12.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (12.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (10.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 15 (10.20%) SharePoint
7 11 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (6.80%) Lync
9 4 (2.72%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.36%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.68%) SAS
11 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 32 (21.77%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.16%) Office 365
2 8 (5.44%) SaaS
3 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (24.49%) SAN
2 26 (17.69%) DNS
3 24 (16.33%) LAN
4 23 (15.65%) WAN
4 23 (15.65%) TCP/IP
5 22 (14.97%) Internet
6 17 (11.56%) Firewall
7 16 (10.88%) DHCP
8 5 (3.40%) Wireless
8 5 (3.40%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (3.40%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.36%) WebEx
9 2 (1.36%) Network Security
9 2 (1.36%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.36%) VPN
10 1 (0.68%) NAS
10 1 (0.68%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.72%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.68%) DTS
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.68%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (8.16%) Finance
2 5 (3.40%) Mandarin Language
2 5 (3.40%) French Language
2 5 (3.40%) Spanish Language
3 1 (0.68%) Publishing
3 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.68%) Back Office
3 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.40%) .NET
2 4 (2.72%) Web Services
3 2 (1.36%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.36%) WCF
3 2 (1.36%) RESTful
4 1 (0.68%) HTML
4 1 (0.68%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.88%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.80%) Clustering
3 8 (5.44%) Thin Client
3 8 (5.44%) Fat Client
4 6 (4.08%) Replication
5 5 (3.40%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.40%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.72%) PDA
6 4 (2.72%) iPad
7 3 (2.04%) BYOD
7 3 (2.04%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.68%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.68%) FMCG
8 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.68%) Social Network
8 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.68%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 125 (85.03%) Windows
2 82 (55.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (49.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 58 (39.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (15.65%) Linux
6 8 (5.44%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.04%) Windows 2000
8 3 (2.04%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.36%) UNIX
9 2 (1.36%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.01%) ITIL
2 13 (8.84%) Load Balancing
3 12 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (6.80%) Change Management
4 10 (6.80%) Mentoring
5 7 (4.76%) Server Patching
5 7 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (4.08%) Workflow
7 5 (3.40%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.72%) Service Management
8 4 (2.72%) Problem Management
8 4 (2.72%) Server Building
8 4 (2.72%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (2.72%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (2.72%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (2.04%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (2.04%) Migration
9 3 (2.04%) Scrum
9 3 (2.04%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (19.05%) SQL
2 5 (3.40%) C#
2 5 (3.40%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.04%) C
4 1 (0.68%) C++
4 1 (0.68%) Java
4 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.68%) Perl
4 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.68%) VBScript
4 1 (0.68%) VB
4 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (10.88%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (10.20%) CCNA
4 12 (8.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (6.80%) Security Cleared
5 10 (6.80%) CCNP
6 9 (6.12%) MCSE
7 7 (4.76%) MCSA
8 6 (4.08%) MCP
9 5 (3.40%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (3.40%) MCITP
9 5 (3.40%) Degree
10 3 (2.04%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.36%) CCA
11 2 (1.36%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.68%) HP ASE
12 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.88%) SLA
2 2 (1.36%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (34.69%) Active Directory
2 18 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (10.20%) Hyper-V
3 15 (10.20%) vSphere
4 13 (8.84%) XenApp
5 11 (7.48%) XenDesktop
6 8 (5.44%) Terminal Services
7 5 (3.40%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.72%) XenServer
9 3 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.04%) VMware Server
9 3 (2.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (1.36%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.36%) Xen
11 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.68%) Firmware
11 1 (0.68%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.68%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (10.20%) WSUS
2 9 (6.12%) Nagios
3 8 (5.44%) SCCM
3 8 (5.44%) SCOM
4 5 (3.40%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.04%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.36%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.68%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (0.68%) OpenView
7 1 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.68%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 75 (51.02%) VMware
2 65 (44.22%) Microsoft
3 47 (31.97%) Cisco
4 38 (25.85%) Citrix
5 31 (21.09%) HP
6 14 (9.52%) SolarWinds
7 13 (8.84%) CommVault
8 12 (8.16%) IBM
9 11 (7.48%) Oracle
10 10 (6.80%) Dell
11 9 (6.12%) Veeam
12 7 (4.76%) 3PAR
12 7 (4.76%) NetApp
13 6 (4.08%) Sun
13 6 (4.08%) Bomgar
14 5 (3.40%) ServiceNow
14 5 (3.40%) Meraki
14 5 (3.40%) Riverbed
14 5 (3.40%) FalconStor
15 4 (2.72%) Red Hat
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