The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows Server Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Engineer
Rank 864 830 837
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Server Engineer 36 80 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.070% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.074% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 34 74 47
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -25.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,025 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £34,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+10.14% +1.47%

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
104280 108595 100152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86823 87800 83027
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Windows Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Windows Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows Server Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server Engineer within the UK.

Windows Server Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Windows Server Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server Engineer over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 within the UK.

Windows Server Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Server Engineer
Top 28 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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 -27 33 £37,500 +8.69% 5
South East +13 15 £40,500 +24.61% 1
Surrey +13 13 £43,000 +18.62% 1
London -2 8 £36,250 -30.95%
Redhill - 8 £45,000 - 1
East of England +9 5 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £35,000 -
Dorking - 3 £35,000 -
Manchester -4 2 £35,000 +1.44% 1
North West -8 2 £35,000 +1.44% 1
Essex -11 2 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Yorkshire -12 2 £41,250 +52.63% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £38,750 -
Camberley - 2 £39,750 -
City of London +13 1 £50,000 -2.43%
West Yorkshire +3 1 £45,000 +7.14% 1
Colchester -2 1 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Scotland -10 1 £37,500 +7.14% 2
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £45,000 - 1
Abingdon - 1 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £45,000 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £37,500 -
Harrogate - 1 £37,500 -
Huddersfield - 1 £45,000 -
Oxford - 1 £37,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -

Windows Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Windows Server 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 Windows Server Engineer in their job title.

1 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (70.33%) VMware
3 60 (65.93%) Active Directory
4 54 (59.34%) Microsoft
5 48 (52.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (51.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (46.15%) MS Exchange
8 34 (37.36%) VMware Infrastructure
9 33 (36.26%) SQL Server
9 33 (36.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 31 (34.07%) HP
10 31 (34.07%) Exchange Server 2010
11 27 (29.67%) DNS
12 25 (27.47%) Microsoft Certification
13 24 (26.37%) SAN
14 20 (21.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 19 (20.88%) Data Centre
16 18 (19.78%) SQL
17 17 (18.68%) DHCP
17 17 (18.68%) Citrix
18 16 (17.58%) MS Excel
18 16 (17.58%) vSphere
19 15 (16.48%) LAN
19 15 (16.48%) Cisco
20 14 (15.38%) SharePoint
20 14 (15.38%) Finance
21 13 (14.29%) Firewall
21 13 (14.29%) MS Office
21 13 (14.29%) NetApp
21 13 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008

Windows Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Windows Server 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 Windows Server Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 42 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 31 (34.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 12 (13.19%) IIS
5 11 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (6.59%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (6.59%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (5.49%) Lync
8 4 (4.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (3.30%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (17.58%) MS Excel
2 13 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) Office 365
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (29.67%) DNS
2 24 (26.37%) SAN
3 17 (18.68%) DHCP
4 15 (16.48%) LAN
5 13 (14.29%) Firewall
6 11 (12.09%) TCP/IP
7 10 (10.99%) WAN
8 9 (9.89%) FTP
9 7 (7.69%) VPN
10 5 (5.49%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (5.49%) Internet
11 4 (4.40%) NAS
12 3 (3.30%) NetScaler
12 3 (3.30%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (2.20%) SMTP
13 2 (2.20%) HTTP
13 2 (2.20%) IPv4
13 2 (2.20%) IP Telephony
13 2 (2.20%) VLAN
13 2 (2.20%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (36.26%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (13.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
General
1 14 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (3.30%) Banking
3 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.10%) Publishing
3 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.10%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.40%) .NET
2 3 (3.30%) Web Services
3 1 (1.10%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.88%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.59%) Clustering
3 5 (5.49%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.30%) BYOD
4 3 (3.30%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.10%) FMCG
5 1 (1.10%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (52.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (51.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (36.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (13.19%) Linux
6 10 (10.99%) Windows 7
7 9 (9.89%) UNIX
8 8 (8.79%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.30%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (3.30%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.20%) NetWare
10 2 (2.20%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.20%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.10%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.99%) ITIL
2 9 (9.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (8.79%) Asset Management
3 8 (8.79%) Server Building
4 6 (6.59%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (6.59%) Mentoring
5 5 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (5.49%) Service Management
6 4 (4.40%) Change Management
6 4 (4.40%) DevOps
7 3 (3.30%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.30%) Change Control
7 3 (3.30%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.30%) Project Management
7 3 (3.30%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.30%) Workflow
7 3 (3.30%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.20%) Migration
8 2 (2.20%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.78%) SQL
2 9 (9.89%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.30%) VBScript
4 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.20%) C
4 2 (2.20%) C#
5 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.10%) Perl
5 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (27.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (21.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (12.09%) MCSA
4 10 (10.99%) MCITP
5 9 (9.89%) MCSE
6 6 (6.59%) MCPD
6 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 5 (5.49%) MCP
8 4 (4.40%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (4.40%) CCNA
8 4 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
9 3 (3.30%) MCDST
9 3 (3.30%) CCA
9 3 (3.30%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.10%) HP ASE
10 1 (1.10%) Degree
10 1 (1.10%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 60 (65.93%) Active Directory
2 34 (37.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (17.58%) vSphere
4 10 (10.99%) Hyper-V
5 9 (9.89%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (8.79%) XenApp
7 5 (5.49%) VMware ESX
7 5 (5.49%) Terminal Services
8 3 (3.30%) XenDesktop
8 3 (3.30%) VMware Server
9 2 (2.20%) ISA Server
9 2 (2.20%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.20%) XenServer
10 1 (1.10%) UAG
10 1 (1.10%) vCloud
10 1 (1.10%) Firmware
10 1 (1.10%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) WSUS
1 8 (8.79%) SCCM
2 6 (6.59%) SCOM
3 4 (4.40%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (4.40%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.30%) Opsview
4 3 (3.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (2.20%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.10%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.10%) Ansible
6 1 (1.10%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.10%) Puppet
6 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.10%) OpenView
Vendors
1 64 (70.33%) VMware
2 54 (59.34%) Microsoft
3 31 (34.07%) HP
4 17 (18.68%) Citrix
5 15 (16.48%) Cisco
6 13 (14.29%) NetApp
7 10 (10.99%) Dell
8 6 (6.59%) Intel
9 5 (5.49%) BT
10 4 (4.40%) Symantec
10 4 (4.40%) CommVault
10 4 (4.40%) Juniper
10 4 (4.40%) IBM
10 4 (4.40%) IronPort
11 3 (3.30%) Dell Compellent
11 3 (3.30%) Kaspersky
11 3 (3.30%) Sun
11 3 (3.30%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.20%) Oracle
12 2 (2.20%) Sophos
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