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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Engineer
Rank 839 851 833
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Server Engineer 51 68 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.058% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.061% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 44 56 57
Average salary £37,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £27,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

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
103340 111175 103885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.51% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 85358 91120 86565
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 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 2015 within the UK.

Windows Server Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Server 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 Windows Server Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 7 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 +11 50 £37,250 -6.87% 5
South East +22 17 £40,000 +6.66% 1
London +20 9 £50,000 - 3
Berkshire -1 8 £50,000 +36.05%
North West +19 7 £32,500 -38.09%
Manchester +15 7 £32,500 -38.09%
Yorkshire +9 7 £29,900 -
Surrey +14 6 £36,250 +11.53% 1
East of England +2 5 £35,000 +2.94%
South West -8 5 £36,000 -10.00%
South Yorkshire -6 4 £24,150 -19.23%
Sheffield -11 4 £24,150 -19.23%
Reading - 4 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £40,000 -
Somerset - 3 £36,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £35,000 -
Dorking - 3 £35,000 -
Bath - 3 £36,000 -
City of London +43 2 £54,750 +6.82%
Hertfordshire -4 2 - -
Swindon - 2 £40,000 -
Camberley - 2 £39,750 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £39,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 £40,000 -
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Abingdon - 1 £40,000 -
Banbury - 1 £37,000 -
Harrogate - 1 £37,500 -

Windows Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (65.05%) VMware
3 58 (56.31%) Microsoft
4 55 (53.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (50.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (50.49%) Active Directory
6 41 (39.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 39 (37.86%) MS Exchange
8 38 (36.89%) SQL Server
9 32 (31.07%) Microsoft Certification
9 32 (31.07%) VMware Infrastructure
10 30 (29.13%) Exchange Server 2010
11 28 (27.18%) HP
12 26 (25.24%) DNS
13 25 (24.27%) SAN
14 24 (23.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 21 (20.39%) MS Excel
15 21 (20.39%) Data Centre
16 20 (19.42%) SQL
16 20 (19.42%) Citrix
16 20 (19.42%) SharePoint
17 18 (17.48%) LAN
18 17 (16.50%) MS Office
18 17 (16.50%) Cisco
18 17 (16.50%) TCP/IP
18 17 (16.50%) DHCP
19 16 (15.53%) ITIL
19 16 (15.53%) Firewall
19 16 (15.53%) vSphere
20 15 (14.56%) SQL Server 2008

Windows Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 39 (37.86%) MS Exchange
2 30 (29.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (19.42%) SharePoint
4 15 (14.56%) IIS
5 12 (11.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (9.71%) Lync
7 7 (6.80%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (6.80%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (5.83%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (3.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.97%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.97%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (20.39%) MS Excel
2 17 (16.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) Office 365
2 3 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (25.24%) DNS
2 25 (24.27%) SAN
3 18 (17.48%) LAN
4 17 (16.50%) DHCP
4 17 (16.50%) TCP/IP
5 16 (15.53%) Firewall
6 11 (10.68%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (10.68%) WAN
7 9 (8.74%) FTP
8 6 (5.83%) VPN
9 5 (4.85%) Internet
10 4 (3.88%) NAS
11 3 (2.91%) NetScaler
11 3 (2.91%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (1.94%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.94%) IP Telephony
12 2 (1.94%) IPv4
12 2 (1.94%) HTTP
12 2 (1.94%) SMTP
13 1 (0.97%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (36.89%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (13.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.97%) MySQL
General
1 14 (13.59%) Finance
2 1 (0.97%) Law
2 1 (0.97%) Banking
2 1 (0.97%) Retail
2 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
2 1 (0.97%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (0.97%) Cantonese Language
2 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
2 1 (0.97%) Back Office
2 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.83%) .NET
2 5 (4.85%) Web Services
3 1 (0.97%) J2EE
3 1 (0.97%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.39%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.74%) Clustering
3 5 (4.85%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.88%) BYOD
5 3 (2.91%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (0.97%) Replication
6 1 (0.97%) FMCG
6 1 (0.97%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 103 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (53.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (50.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (39.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (13.59%) Linux
6 13 (12.62%) UNIX
6 13 (12.62%) Windows 7
6 13 (12.62%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.91%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.94%) NetWare
8 2 (1.94%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.97%) AIX
9 1 (0.97%) Solaris
9 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.53%) ITIL
2 11 (10.68%) Server Building
3 9 (8.74%) Mentoring
4 6 (5.83%) DevOps
4 6 (5.83%) Change Management
5 5 (4.85%) Service Management
5 5 (4.85%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (3.88%) Configuration Management
6 4 (3.88%) Migration
7 3 (2.91%) Scrum
7 3 (2.91%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (2.91%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (2.91%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.91%) Service Delivery
7 3 (2.91%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.91%) Workflow
7 3 (2.91%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (2.91%) Kanban
7 3 (2.91%) Change Control
7 3 (2.91%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.42%) SQL
2 13 (12.62%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.85%) VBScript
4 2 (1.94%) VB
4 2 (1.94%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.94%) Python
4 2 (1.94%) C#
5 1 (0.97%) Perl
5 1 (0.97%) AWK
Qualifications
1 32 (31.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (23.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (13.59%) MCSA
4 9 (8.74%) MCP
4 9 (8.74%) MCITP
5 7 (6.80%) MCSE
6 6 (5.83%) MCPD
6 6 (5.83%) MCDST
6 6 (5.83%) Security Cleared
6 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 4 (3.88%) Degree
7 4 (3.88%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.97%) CCNP
9 1 (0.97%) CCNA
9 1 (0.97%) CCA
9 1 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.97%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 52 (50.49%) Active Directory
2 32 (31.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (15.53%) vSphere
4 12 (11.65%) Hyper-V
5 11 (10.68%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (8.74%) XenApp
7 6 (5.83%) VMware ESX
7 6 (5.83%) VMware Server
8 4 (3.88%) XenDesktop
8 4 (3.88%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.91%) XenServer
10 2 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.97%) vCloud
11 1 (0.97%) UAG
11 1 (0.97%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.97%) Firmware
11 1 (0.97%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 12 (11.65%) SCCM
2 11 (10.68%) SCOM
3 7 (6.80%) NetBackup
4 6 (5.83%) WSUS
4 6 (5.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (3.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (3.88%) Opsview
6 3 (2.91%) Puppet
6 3 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.94%) Ansible
7 2 (1.94%) HP SIM
7 2 (1.94%) Nagios
8 1 (0.97%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.97%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.97%) OpenView
8 1 (0.97%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.97%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.97%) Control-M
8 1 (0.97%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.97%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 67 (65.05%) VMware
2 58 (56.31%) Microsoft
3 28 (27.18%) HP
4 20 (19.42%) Citrix
5 17 (16.50%) Cisco
6 14 (13.59%) NetApp
7 12 (11.65%) Dell
8 7 (6.80%) IBM
9 6 (5.83%) Sun
9 6 (5.83%) Intel
10 5 (4.85%) BT
11 4 (3.88%) IronPort
11 4 (3.88%) Veeam
11 4 (3.88%) Oracle
11 4 (3.88%) EMC
11 4 (3.88%) Juniper
11 4 (3.88%) CommVault
11 4 (3.88%) CheckPoint
11 4 (3.88%) Symantec
12 3 (2.91%) Huawei
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