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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support Engineer
Rank 794 815 779
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 103 64 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.059% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.063% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 98 57 89
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,500 £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
107626 101806 107121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.59% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 88189 84506 91372
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,500
% 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 30 October 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 30 October 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 +25 97 £34,500 -1.42% 10
South East -1 27 £37,500 +42.85% 3
North West - 21 £37,500 - 4
Surrey 0 18 £38,000 +8.57% 1
London +2 13 £47,500 +27.51% 2
South West 0 12 £30,500 +22.00%
Manchester - 11 £34,500 - 2
East Midlands +12 10 £29,000 -23.68%
Cheshire - 10 £43,750 - 2
Staines - 9 £41,500 - 1
Yorkshire -25 8 £27,263 +12.88%
West Midlands -11 6 £30,175 -14.39% 1
Knutsford - 6 £43,750 -
Wiltshire +1 5 £27,000 +8.00%
Hampshire -14 5 £30,000 +25.00%
Sheffield -23 5 £27,025 +11.90%
South Yorkshire -24 5 £27,025 +11.90%
Leicestershire - 5 £27,500 -
Somerset - 5 £35,000 -
Bath - 5 £35,000 -
City of London +13 4 £47,500 +11.76%
Nottinghamshire +10 4 £30,000 -21.05%
Nottingham +5 4 £30,000 -21.05%
Berkshire +2 4 - - 2
Reading -6 4 - - 2
Hinckley - 4 £27,500 -
Melksham - 4 £27,000 -
Cardiff - 4 £29,250 -
Wales - 4 £29,250 -
South Wales - 4 £29,250 -

Server Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 184 (87.62%) Windows
2 160 (76.19%) VMware
3 145 (69.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 118 (56.19%) Microsoft
5 106 (50.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 101 (48.10%) VMware Infrastructure
7 90 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 83 (39.52%) Citrix
9 74 (35.24%) Active Directory
10 68 (32.38%) ITIL
11 66 (31.43%) MS Excel
12 61 (29.05%) Windows Server 2012
13 54 (25.71%) Cisco
14 48 (22.86%) SQL
15 45 (21.43%) Linux
15 45 (21.43%) MCSE
15 45 (21.43%) MCITP
16 44 (20.95%) MS Exchange
17 43 (20.48%) IIS
17 43 (20.48%) DNS
17 43 (20.48%) SAN
18 42 (20.00%) Firewall
19 41 (19.52%) Change Management
19 41 (19.52%) SQL Server
20 40 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
21 38 (18.10%) VMware ESX
22 37 (17.62%) Finance
22 37 (17.62%) TCP/IP
23 36 (17.14%) HP
23 36 (17.14%) XenApp

Server Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 44 (20.95%) MS Exchange
2 43 (20.48%) IIS
3 28 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (9.52%) SharePoint
6 13 (6.19%) Lync
7 12 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (1.90%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (1.90%) Apache
11 3 (1.43%) Node.js
12 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.48%) EPiServer CMS
12 1 (0.48%) JBoss
12 1 (0.48%) CMS
12 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 66 (31.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.81%) MS Office
3 3 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
1 1 (0.48%) Advent Moxy
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.19%) IaaS
2 8 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.90%) Office 365
5 3 (1.43%) PaaS
5 3 (1.43%) Jelastic
Communications & Networking
1 43 (20.48%) DNS
1 43 (20.48%) SAN
2 42 (20.00%) Firewall
3 37 (17.62%) TCP/IP
4 27 (12.86%) LAN
5 26 (12.38%) WAN
6 21 (10.00%) DHCP
7 19 (9.05%) VPN
8 13 (6.19%) VoIP
8 13 (6.19%) MPLS
9 10 (4.76%) Internet
10 7 (3.33%) VLAN
11 4 (1.90%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.95%) SMTP
12 2 (0.95%) Intranet
12 2 (0.95%) SSL
12 2 (0.95%) NAS
12 2 (0.95%) NetScaler
13 1 (0.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 1 (0.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (19.52%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (4.29%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (1.90%) MySQL
6 3 (1.43%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.48%) HBase
8 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.95%) MSI
General
1 37 (17.62%) Finance
2 6 (2.86%) Advertising
2 6 (2.86%) Banking
3 4 (1.90%) Back Office
4 3 (1.43%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.43%) Marketing
5 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.48%) Retail
5 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.29%) Web Services
2 4 (1.90%) .NET
3 2 (0.95%) XML
3 2 (0.95%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.48%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.48%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (10.48%) Clustering
3 9 (4.29%) Replication
4 8 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.90%) Fat Client
5 4 (1.90%) Statistics
5 4 (1.90%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.90%) Thin Client
5 4 (1.90%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.43%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.43%) CLARiiON
6 3 (1.43%) FlexPod
7 2 (0.95%) New Media
8 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 184 (87.62%) Windows
2 145 (69.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 106 (50.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 61 (29.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (21.43%) Linux
6 28 (13.33%) Windows 2000
7 26 (12.38%) VMS
8 12 (5.71%) Windows 7
9 9 (4.29%) UNIX
9 9 (4.29%) Windows XP
10 6 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.38%) Windows 8
11 5 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.90%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.43%) Solaris
13 3 (1.43%) SUSE
14 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (32.38%) ITIL
2 41 (19.52%) Change Management
3 32 (15.24%) Change Control
4 23 (10.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (7.62%) Service Delivery
5 16 (7.62%) Mentoring
6 12 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
6 12 (5.71%) Load Balancing
7 8 (3.81%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (3.33%) Migration
8 7 (3.33%) Project Management
9 6 (2.86%) Service Management
9 6 (2.86%) Time Management
10 5 (2.38%) Build Automation
10 5 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (2.38%) PRINCE2
10 5 (2.38%) Programme Management
11 4 (1.90%) Benchmarking
11 4 (1.90%) Problem Management
12 3 (1.43%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 48 (22.86%) SQL
2 12 (5.71%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.86%) Perl
4 5 (2.38%) VB
4 5 (2.38%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.90%) Python
5 4 (1.90%) Ruby
5 4 (1.90%) VBScript
5 4 (1.90%) PHP
6 3 (1.43%) C
6 3 (1.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 90 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (21.43%) MCSE
2 45 (21.43%) MCITP
3 31 (14.76%) MCTS
4 29 (13.81%) Security Cleared
5 26 (12.38%) Citrix Certification
6 24 (11.43%) CCA
7 23 (10.95%) MCP
8 19 (9.05%) MCSA
9 15 (7.14%) SC Cleared
10 14 (6.67%) DV Cleared
11 10 (4.76%) CCNA
11 10 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (3.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (2.38%) JNCIA
14 2 (0.95%) JNCIS
14 2 (0.95%) Degree
14 2 (0.95%) RHCE
14 2 (0.95%) CCNP
14 2 (0.95%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 101 (48.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (35.24%) Active Directory
3 38 (18.10%) VMware ESX
4 36 (17.14%) XenApp
5 28 (13.33%) Hyper-V
6 26 (12.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 25 (11.90%) vSphere
8 14 (6.67%) Terminal Server
9 8 (3.81%) XenDesktop
10 6 (2.86%) XenServer
11 5 (2.38%) vCloud
12 4 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (1.90%) Terminal Services
13 3 (1.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 2 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.95%) KVM
15 1 (0.48%) Firmware
15 1 (0.48%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (10.48%) WSUS
2 21 (10.00%) SCCM
3 18 (8.57%) EMC NetWorker
4 14 (6.67%) SCOM
5 6 (2.86%) NetBackup
5 6 (2.86%) Nagios
6 5 (2.38%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (1.43%) Plesk
8 3 (1.43%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.95%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.48%) Kibana
10 1 (0.48%) Cacti
10 1 (0.48%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 160 (76.19%) VMware
2 118 (56.19%) Microsoft
3 83 (39.52%) Citrix
4 54 (25.71%) Cisco
5 36 (17.14%) HP
6 25 (11.90%) EMC
7 20 (9.52%) IBM
8 14 (6.67%) NetApp
8 14 (6.67%) Symantec
9 8 (3.81%) Dell
10 7 (3.33%) Red Hat
11 6 (2.86%) CommVault
12 5 (2.38%) Oracle
12 5 (2.38%) AppSense
12 5 (2.38%) Nimsoft
12 5 (2.38%) SolarWinds
13 4 (1.90%) Sun
14 3 (1.43%) 3PAR
15 2 (0.95%) WatchGuard
15 2 (0.95%) Finjan
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