The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support Engineer
Rank 803 797 778
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 101 78 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.072% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.076% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 80 74 101
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £32,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.34% +0.76%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109819 102628 112165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 89750 85116 96213
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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
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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 -19 87 £34,500 +9.52% 7
South East -4 32 £33,500 - 2
London -27 17 £40,000 +77.77% 2
Berkshire +16 15 £36,000 -7.09% 2
Surrey +13 15 £33,500 +16.52%
Yorkshire -25 12 £28,000 -34.11%
City of London +2 11 £47,500 -32.14% 2
Reading - 11 - - 2
North West +16 10 £34,500 +16.94% 1
Sheffield -2 9 £27,025 -36.41%
South Yorkshire -8 9 £27,025 -36.41%
East of England -19 9 £37,250 +12.87% 1
Woking - 6 £33,500 -
Manchester +3 5 £34,500 +16.94% 1
South Wales 0 5 £26,000 - 2
Cardiff -4 5 £26,000 - 1
Edinburgh -5 5 £35,000 +22.80% 1
Wales -5 5 £26,000 - 2
Scotland -13 5 £35,000 -4.10% 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £40,000 - 1
Cheshire - 5 £34,500 -
Wiltshire -13 4 £24,500 -2.00%
South West -16 4 £24,500 -2.00%
Chippenham -19 4 £24,500 -2.00%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £37,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £28,000 -
Knutsford - 3 £34,500 -
West Midlands +2 2 £32,000 +30.61% 1
Hampshire -3 1 - -
Basingstoke -4 1 - -

Server Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 157 (85.33%) Windows
2 125 (67.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 122 (66.30%) VMware
4 110 (59.78%) Microsoft
5 96 (52.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 79 (42.93%) Active Directory
7 67 (36.41%) VMware Infrastructure
8 66 (35.87%) Citrix
9 60 (32.61%) MS Excel
10 58 (31.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 52 (28.26%) SQL
12 50 (27.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 46 (25.00%) MS Exchange
14 41 (22.28%) Linux
15 39 (21.20%) ITIL
16 38 (20.65%) DNS
17 36 (19.57%) HP
17 36 (19.57%) Security Cleared
18 35 (19.02%) EMC
18 35 (19.02%) SQL Server
19 34 (18.48%) SAN
20 33 (17.93%) Change Management
20 33 (17.93%) XenApp
21 31 (16.85%) MCSE
22 30 (16.30%) IIS
23 29 (15.76%) Firewall
23 29 (15.76%) SCCM
24 28 (15.22%) Cisco
24 28 (15.22%) IBM
25 27 (14.67%) TCP/IP

Server Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 46 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 30 (16.30%) IIS
3 27 (14.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (10.87%) SharePoint
4 20 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (5.98%) Lync
7 10 (5.43%) Apache
8 9 (4.89%) SharePoint Server
9 7 (3.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (2.17%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (1.63%) Node.js
13 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.54%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 60 (32.61%) MS Excel
2 18 (9.78%) MS Office
3 9 (4.89%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.35%) IaaS
2 6 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.72%) Office 365
4 3 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.63%) PaaS
4 3 (1.63%) Jelastic
Communications & Networking
1 38 (20.65%) DNS
2 34 (18.48%) SAN
3 29 (15.76%) Firewall
4 27 (14.67%) TCP/IP
5 24 (13.04%) DHCP
6 22 (11.96%) LAN
7 21 (11.41%) WAN
8 20 (10.87%) VPN
9 9 (4.89%) VoIP
10 8 (4.35%) Internet
10 8 (4.35%) MPLS
11 7 (3.80%) NAS
12 4 (2.17%) Kerberos
13 3 (1.63%) VLAN
13 3 (1.63%) LDAP
13 3 (1.63%) Ethernet
14 2 (1.09%) Intranet
14 2 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
15 1 (0.54%) BIG-IP
15 1 (0.54%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (19.02%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.07%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (7.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (5.98%) MySQL
4 9 (4.89%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.63%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
General
1 19 (10.33%) Finance
2 4 (2.17%) Banking
2 4 (2.17%) Investment Banking
3 3 (1.63%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.09%) Law
5 1 (0.54%) Military
5 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.54%) Electronics
5 1 (0.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.35%) Web Services
2 6 (3.26%) .NET
3 4 (2.17%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.09%) XML
4 2 (1.09%) LAMP
5 1 (0.54%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.54%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.24%) Clustering
2 9 (4.89%) Thin Client
2 9 (4.89%) Fat Client
3 7 (3.80%) CLARiiON
3 7 (3.80%) FlexPod
3 7 (3.80%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.72%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.17%) Replication
5 4 (2.17%) Statistics
6 3 (1.63%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.63%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.63%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.54%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 157 (85.33%) Windows
2 125 (67.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 96 (52.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 50 (27.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (22.28%) Linux
6 18 (9.78%) Windows XP
7 14 (7.61%) Windows 7
8 12 (6.52%) Windows 2000 Server
9 10 (5.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (5.43%) Windows Vista
10 9 (4.89%) VMS
10 9 (4.89%) Windows 2000
11 7 (3.80%) Solaris
11 7 (3.80%) SUSE
12 5 (2.72%) UNIX
13 3 (1.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (21.20%) ITIL
2 33 (17.93%) Change Management
3 22 (11.96%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (9.78%) Change Control
5 15 (8.15%) Performance Monitoring
6 13 (7.07%) Service Delivery
7 12 (6.52%) Service Management
8 9 (4.89%) Risk Management
9 8 (4.35%) Load Balancing
10 7 (3.80%) Migration
10 7 (3.80%) Project Management
10 7 (3.80%) PRINCE2
10 7 (3.80%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (3.80%) Time Management
11 5 (2.72%) Problem Management
12 4 (2.17%) Benchmarking
13 3 (1.63%) Configuration Management
13 3 (1.63%) MVC
13 3 (1.63%) Programme Management
13 3 (1.63%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 52 (28.26%) SQL
2 5 (2.72%) PHP
2 5 (2.72%) Python
2 5 (2.72%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.17%) VBScript
4 3 (1.63%) C
4 3 (1.63%) Java
4 3 (1.63%) Ruby
5 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.54%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 58 (31.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (19.57%) Security Cleared
3 31 (16.85%) MCSE
4 21 (11.41%) MCP
4 21 (11.41%) MCITP
5 20 (10.87%) MCTS
5 20 (10.87%) SC Cleared
6 18 (9.78%) DV Cleared
7 17 (9.24%) CCA
7 17 (9.24%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (4.35%) CCNA
8 8 (4.35%) MCSA
9 7 (3.80%) Degree
10 5 (2.72%) JNCIA
11 4 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.09%) JNCIS
12 2 (1.09%) RHCE
12 2 (1.09%) CCNP
12 2 (1.09%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.70%) SLA
2 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.54%) BS7799
System Software
1 79 (42.93%) Active Directory
2 67 (36.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (17.93%) XenApp
4 25 (13.59%) Hyper-V
5 24 (13.04%) VMware ESX
6 18 (9.78%) XenDesktop
7 12 (6.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 9 (4.89%) Terminal Server
9 8 (4.35%) vSphere
9 8 (4.35%) XenServer
10 7 (3.80%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 4 (2.17%) Terminal Services
12 3 (1.63%) Squid
12 3 (1.63%) NLBS
13 2 (1.09%) KVM
14 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.54%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 29 (15.76%) SCCM
2 26 (14.13%) WSUS
3 25 (13.59%) EMC NetWorker
4 13 (7.07%) SCOM
5 7 (3.80%) Tivoli
5 7 (3.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 7 (3.80%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (1.63%) OPNET
7 3 (1.63%) Plesk
8 2 (1.09%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.09%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 122 (66.30%) VMware
2 110 (59.78%) Microsoft
3 66 (35.87%) Citrix
4 36 (19.57%) HP
5 35 (19.02%) EMC
6 28 (15.22%) Cisco
6 28 (15.22%) IBM
7 16 (8.70%) Symantec
8 14 (7.61%) NetApp
9 11 (5.98%) Red Hat
10 10 (5.43%) Oracle
11 9 (4.89%) Dell
11 9 (4.89%) CommVault
12 7 (3.80%) SolarWinds
12 7 (3.80%) Nimsoft
13 4 (2.17%) AppSense
13 4 (2.17%) Sun
14 3 (1.63%) OpenLink
14 3 (1.63%) Riverbed
15 2 (1.09%) Finjan
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