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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Engineer
Rank 816 831 834
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Server Engineer 78 46 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.043% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.046% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 74 40 42
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,950 £65,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £28,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -16.17%

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
107850 100706 111819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.25% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87304 83723 95384
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,000
% 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 22 September 2014 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 22 September 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 +38 76 £35,000 -26.31% 4
London -16 21 £53,750 +2.38% 2
North West +1 20 £34,500 -
South East +4 14 £34,250 +20.17% 1
Yorkshire -39 14 £27,025 -0.18%
Manchester +1 10 £34,500 -
Sheffield -10 10 £27,025 +11.90%
South Yorkshire -13 10 £27,025 +11.90%
Cheshire - 10 £34,500 -
Knutsford - 7 £34,500 -
City of London -3 5 £52,500 -16.00% 2
Hampshire -5 5 £30,000 +5.26%
West Yorkshire -38 4 £42,000 +40.00%
Berkshire +1 3 £39,500 -43.57% 1
East of England -1 3 £50,000 +30.71%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £29,500 -
South West - 3 £30,000 - 1
Reading - 3 £39,500 - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £29,500 -
Bristol - 2 £30,000 -
Colchester - 2 £50,000 -
Winchester - 2 £30,000 -
Southampton - 2 £30,000 -
Essex - 2 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire -10 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Edinburgh -13 1 £35,000 +22.80%
Scotland -19 1 £35,000 +22.80%
Staines - 1 £38,500 -
Uckfield - 1 £40,000 -
Coventry - 1 £35,000 -

Windows Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 145 (100.00%) Windows
2 102 (70.34%) VMware
3 97 (66.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 77 (53.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 73 (50.34%) Microsoft
6 68 (46.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 57 (39.31%) VMware Infrastructure
8 54 (37.24%) Active Directory
9 49 (33.79%) Citrix
9 49 (33.79%) MS Exchange
10 47 (32.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 41 (28.28%) Finance
12 37 (25.52%) Change Management
12 37 (25.52%) HP
13 33 (22.76%) SQL Server
14 32 (22.07%) MCSE
15 31 (21.38%) Exchange Server 2010
16 30 (20.69%) DNS
17 29 (20.00%) Security Cleared
18 28 (19.31%) ITIL
19 26 (17.93%) MCP
19 26 (17.93%) Windows 2000
19 26 (17.93%) Hyper-V
20 24 (16.55%) Windows 7
20 24 (16.55%) VMware ESX
21 23 (15.86%) IIS
21 23 (15.86%) MCTS
21 23 (15.86%) MCITP
21 23 (15.86%) SCCM
21 23 (15.86%) SCOM

Windows Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 49 (33.79%) MS Exchange
2 31 (21.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (15.86%) IIS
4 20 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 18 (12.41%) SharePoint
6 13 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (5.52%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (4.14%) Apache
8 6 (4.14%) Lync
8 6 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (2.76%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (1.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.07%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (20.69%) DNS
2 22 (15.17%) DHCP
3 20 (13.79%) TCP/IP
4 15 (10.34%) SAN
5 11 (7.59%) Firewall
6 10 (6.90%) LAN
7 7 (4.83%) InfiniBand
8 6 (4.14%) WAN
9 5 (3.45%) Wireless
10 4 (2.76%) Internet
10 4 (2.76%) Kerberos
10 4 (2.76%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.07%) BIG-IP
11 3 (2.07%) HTTP
11 3 (2.07%) IPv4
12 2 (1.38%) SNMP
12 2 (1.38%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.38%) SSL
12 2 (1.38%) VPN
12 2 (1.38%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (22.76%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.69%) Big Data
6 1 (0.69%) MySQL
6 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.69%) MSI
General
1 41 (28.28%) Finance
2 6 (4.14%) Banking
3 5 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.38%) Law
4 2 (1.38%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.14%) Middleware
2 4 (2.76%) Web Services
3 3 (2.07%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.38%) .NET
5 1 (0.69%) XML
5 1 (0.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.41%) Clustering
2 10 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.14%) Grid Computing
3 6 (4.14%) Credit Risk
3 6 (4.14%) Market Risk
4 4 (2.76%) Replication
4 4 (2.76%) Statistics
4 4 (2.76%) Open Source
5 3 (2.07%) Firmware
6 2 (1.38%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.38%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.69%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.69%) iPad
7 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 145 (100.00%) Windows
2 97 (66.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 77 (53.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 47 (32.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (17.93%) Windows 2000
6 24 (16.55%) Windows 7
7 19 (13.10%) VMS
8 12 (8.28%) Windows XP
8 12 (8.28%) Linux
9 7 (4.83%) Windows Vista
10 5 (3.45%) UNIX
11 4 (2.76%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.07%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (1.38%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.69%) CentOS
14 1 (0.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (25.52%) Change Management
2 28 (19.31%) ITIL
3 19 (13.10%) Change Control
3 19 (13.10%) Mentoring
4 13 (8.97%) Configuration Management
5 9 (6.21%) Service Delivery
6 8 (5.52%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (4.83%) Migration
8 6 (4.14%) Risk Management
8 6 (4.14%) Load Balancing
8 6 (4.14%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (2.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (2.76%) Benchmarking
10 3 (2.07%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (2.07%) Problem Management
10 3 (2.07%) Service Management
11 2 (1.38%) Workflow
11 2 (1.38%) Project Management
11 2 (1.38%) Time Management
11 2 (1.38%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.48%) PowerShell
2 17 (11.72%) SQL
3 6 (4.14%) Perl
4 5 (3.45%) Ruby
5 3 (2.07%) Python
6 2 (1.38%) Java
6 2 (1.38%) PHP
6 2 (1.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 68 (46.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (22.07%) MCSE
3 29 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 26 (17.93%) MCP
5 23 (15.86%) MCTS
5 23 (15.86%) MCITP
6 18 (12.41%) CCA
6 18 (12.41%) Citrix Certification
7 14 (9.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (4.14%) MCSA
8 6 (4.14%) SC Cleared
9 5 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (3.45%) CCNA
10 4 (2.76%) MCDST
11 3 (2.07%) Degree
12 1 (0.69%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (39.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (37.24%) Active Directory
3 26 (17.93%) Hyper-V
4 24 (16.55%) VMware ESX
5 20 (13.79%) vSphere
6 18 (12.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 9 (6.21%) ISA Server
8 8 (5.52%) XenApp
9 7 (4.83%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (3.45%) Terminal Services
11 4 (2.76%) VMware Server
11 4 (2.76%) XenServer
12 2 (1.38%) XenDesktop
12 2 (1.38%) vCloud
13 1 (0.69%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 23 (15.86%) SCCM
1 23 (15.86%) SCOM
2 18 (12.41%) WSUS
3 12 (8.28%) NetBackup
4 8 (5.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 7 (4.83%) SCVMM
6 4 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.76%) Puppet
6 4 (2.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (2.07%) SCOrch
7 3 (2.07%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.38%) CA SiteMinder
8 2 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.38%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.69%) WMI
9 1 (0.69%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.69%) MOM
9 1 (0.69%) OpenView
Vendors
1 102 (70.34%) VMware
2 73 (50.34%) Microsoft
3 49 (33.79%) Citrix
4 37 (25.52%) HP
5 22 (15.17%) Cisco
6 19 (13.10%) IBM
7 13 (8.97%) Symantec
8 9 (6.21%) NetApp
9 6 (4.14%) JBoss
10 5 (3.45%) Sun
11 4 (2.76%) Dell
11 4 (2.76%) F5
12 3 (2.07%) EMC
12 3 (2.07%) Veritas
13 2 (1.38%) McAfee
13 2 (1.38%) Sophos
13 2 (1.38%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.38%) Apple
13 2 (1.38%) Veeam
13 2 (1.38%) Riverbed
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