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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Engineer
Rank 823 816 854
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Server Engineer 81 55 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.051% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.054% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 75 47 39
Average salary £34,500 £46,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.80% +30.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
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 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 August 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 +11 76 £34,500 -27.36% 4
North West -4 19 £34,500 +4.54%
South East -11 16 £32,500 -4.41% 1
Yorkshire -22 16 £27,025 -0.18%
South Yorkshire -1 15 £27,025 +11.90%
Sheffield -2 15 £27,025 +11.90%
London -21 15 £52,000 +6.66% 1
Manchester +3 10 £34,500 +4.54%
Cheshire - 9 £34,500 -
Knutsford - 7 £34,500 -
City of London -7 6 £51,250 -18.00% 1
East of England +3 5 £50,000 +47.05% 1
Edinburgh -7 4 £35,000 -
Hampshire -9 4 £30,000 -11.76% 1
Scotland -18 4 £35,000 -
South West - 4 £30,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £32,750 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £32,750 -
Bristol - 3 £30,000 -
Colchester - 3 £50,000 -
Essex - 3 £50,000 -
Surrey - 3 £32,500 -
Middlesex - 3 £32,500 -
Southampton +3 2 £30,000 -11.76%
East Sussex - 2 £40,000 -
Winchester - 2 £30,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £40,750 -
Berkshire -7 1 - -
East Midlands -12 1 - -
West Yorkshire -35 1 £42,000 +40.00%

Windows Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
2 101 (69.66%) VMware
3 97 (66.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 78 (53.79%) Microsoft
5 71 (48.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 64 (44.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 54 (37.24%) Active Directory
8 52 (35.86%) Citrix
8 52 (35.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 48 (33.10%) MS Exchange
10 43 (29.66%) SQL Server
10 43 (29.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 39 (26.90%) HP
12 37 (25.52%) Finance
12 37 (25.52%) Change Management
13 36 (24.83%) Security Cleared
14 32 (22.07%) MCSE
15 28 (19.31%) Exchange Server 2010
16 27 (18.62%) Hyper-V
16 27 (18.62%) DNS
17 26 (17.93%) MCP
18 25 (17.24%) Windows 7
19 24 (16.55%) IIS
19 24 (16.55%) Windows 2000
19 24 (16.55%) VMware ESX
20 23 (15.86%) SharePoint
20 23 (15.86%) ITIL
20 23 (15.86%) MCITP
20 23 (15.86%) Exchange Server 2003
21 21 (14.48%) SCCM

Windows Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 48 (33.10%) MS Exchange
2 28 (19.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (16.55%) IIS
4 23 (15.86%) SharePoint
4 23 (15.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (9.66%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (8.97%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (4.83%) Apache
8 6 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (2.07%) Lync
10 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (9.66%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.76%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Office 365
1 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (18.62%) DNS
2 20 (13.79%) TCP/IP
3 19 (13.10%) DHCP
4 14 (9.66%) SAN
5 12 (8.28%) Firewall
6 7 (4.83%) InfiniBand
6 7 (4.83%) WAN
7 6 (4.14%) LAN
8 5 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (3.45%) Wireless
9 3 (2.07%) BIG-IP
9 3 (2.07%) IPv4
9 3 (2.07%) VPN
9 3 (2.07%) HTTP
10 2 (1.38%) SMS
10 2 (1.38%) SSL
10 2 (1.38%) SNMP
10 2 (1.38%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.38%) Internet
11 1 (0.69%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (29.66%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.38%) MySQL
5 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) MSI
1 1 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (25.52%) Finance
2 5 (3.45%) Banking
3 4 (2.76%) 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%) Application Packaging
3 3 (2.07%) Web Services
4 1 (0.69%) XML
4 1 (0.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.03%) Clustering
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%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.76%) Statistics
5 3 (2.07%) Firmware
6 1 (0.69%) iPad
6 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 145 (100.00%) Windows
2 97 (66.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 71 (48.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 43 (29.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (17.24%) Windows 7
6 24 (16.55%) Windows 2000
7 18 (12.41%) VMS
8 15 (10.34%) Linux
9 11 (7.59%) Windows XP
10 8 (5.52%) Windows Vista
11 6 (4.14%) UNIX
12 4 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (2.76%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (2.07%) Windows 8
13 3 (2.07%) CentOS
13 3 (2.07%) Solaris
14 2 (1.38%) AIX
14 2 (1.38%) HPUX
14 2 (1.38%) Debian
14 2 (1.38%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (25.52%) Change Management
2 23 (15.86%) ITIL
3 18 (12.41%) Change Control
4 9 (6.21%) Migration
4 9 (6.21%) Configuration Management
5 8 (5.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (4.83%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (4.83%) Service Delivery
7 6 (4.14%) Risk Management
7 6 (4.14%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (4.14%) Load Balancing
8 4 (2.76%) Benchmarking
9 3 (2.07%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (2.07%) Service Management
10 2 (1.38%) Workflow
10 2 (1.38%) Project Management
10 2 (1.38%) Problem Management
10 2 (1.38%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (1.38%) Time Management
10 2 (1.38%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.72%) SQL
2 16 (11.03%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.69%) VBScript
3 1 (0.69%) Perl
3 1 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 64 (44.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (24.83%) Security Cleared
3 32 (22.07%) MCSE
4 26 (17.93%) MCP
5 23 (15.86%) MCITP
6 21 (14.48%) MCTS
7 18 (12.41%) CCA
7 18 (12.41%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (5.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (4.83%) SC Cleared
10 5 (3.45%) MCSA
11 4 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (2.76%) CCNA
12 3 (2.07%) Degree
13 2 (1.38%) RHCE
14 1 (0.69%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.07%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (37.24%) Active Directory
2 52 (35.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (18.62%) Hyper-V
4 24 (16.55%) VMware ESX
5 18 (12.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 17 (11.72%) vSphere
7 13 (8.97%) ISA Server
8 7 (4.83%) XenApp
9 6 (4.14%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (3.45%) Terminal Services
11 4 (2.76%) XenServer
12 3 (2.07%) vCloud
13 1 (0.69%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (14.48%) SCCM
1 21 (14.48%) SCOM
2 19 (13.10%) WSUS
3 12 (8.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 8 (5.52%) NetBackup
5 7 (4.83%) SCVMM
6 5 (3.45%) Backup Exec
7 3 (2.07%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.38%) MOM
8 2 (1.38%) ARCserve
8 2 (1.38%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.69%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.69%) WMI
9 1 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.69%) Plesk
9 1 (0.69%) OpenView
Vendors
1 101 (69.66%) VMware
2 78 (53.79%) Microsoft
3 52 (35.86%) Citrix
4 39 (26.90%) HP
5 21 (14.48%) Cisco
5 21 (14.48%) IBM
6 18 (12.41%) Symantec
7 13 (8.97%) NetApp
8 6 (4.14%) JBoss
9 4 (2.76%) EMC
9 4 (2.76%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.76%) F5
10 3 (2.07%) Acronis
10 3 (2.07%) McAfee
10 3 (2.07%) Sophos
10 3 (2.07%) Dell
10 3 (2.07%) Veritas
11 2 (1.38%) Sun
11 2 (1.38%) Intel
11 2 (1.38%) Apple
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