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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Engineer
Rank 835 823 856
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Server Engineer 62 67 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.061% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.065% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 61 54 22
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.85%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Windows Server Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Server Engineer
Top 27 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 19 December 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 -2 62 £45,000 +16.12% 5
London +17 25 £60,000 +33.33%
North West +4 13 £45,000 +25.00% 2
Yorkshire -22 10 £37,000 +53.20%
Cheshire +2 9 £45,000 +25.00% 1
West Yorkshire -10 7 £42,000 +29.23%
City of London +23 6 £62,500 +25.00%
South East +11 6 £42,500 +6.25% 2
South West 0 6 £50,000 +35.13% 1
Wiltshire -2 6 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Manchester - 4 £41,250 - 1
Chippenham - 4 £50,000 - 1
Knutsford - 4 £45,000 -
Sheffield -17 3 £24,150 -
South Yorkshire -21 3 £24,150 -
Hampshire - 3 £42,500 -
Southampton - 3 £42,500 -
Berkshire -1 2 £40,000 - 1
Essex -9 2 £46,250 -
East of England -27 2 £46,250 +36.02%
Chester - 2 £51,250 - 1
Swindon - 2 £42,750 -
Reading +3 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Leeds -7 1 £30,000 -7.69%
Colchester - 1 £50,000 -
Staines - 1 £38,500 -
Surrey - 1 £38,500 - 1

Windows Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 139 (100.00%) Windows
2 104 (74.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 86 (61.87%) VMware
4 79 (56.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 65 (46.76%) Microsoft
6 64 (46.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 60 (43.17%) Active Directory
8 54 (38.85%) VMware Infrastructure
8 54 (38.85%) Finance
9 49 (35.25%) Citrix
10 44 (31.65%) MS Exchange
11 43 (30.94%) Windows Server 2012
12 38 (27.34%) ITIL
13 35 (25.18%) DNS
14 32 (23.02%) Change Management
15 30 (21.58%) Change Control
15 30 (21.58%) Exchange Server 2010
16 26 (18.71%) VMware ESX
16 26 (18.71%) Clustering
16 26 (18.71%) MCITP
16 26 (18.71%) VMS
16 26 (18.71%) DHCP
17 25 (17.99%) PowerShell
17 25 (17.99%) Windows 2000
17 25 (17.99%) MCSE
17 25 (17.99%) Cisco
17 25 (17.99%) MCTS
18 24 (17.27%) vSphere
18 24 (17.27%) HP
19 23 (16.55%) SCCM

Windows Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 44 (31.65%) MS Exchange
2 30 (21.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (12.95%) IIS
4 14 (10.07%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (10.07%) SharePoint
5 13 (9.35%) Lync
6 11 (7.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (7.19%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (2.88%) OpenStack
9 4 (2.88%) Apache
9 4 (2.88%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (15.83%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.16%) Office 365
3 2 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (25.18%) DNS
2 26 (18.71%) DHCP
3 20 (14.39%) TCP/IP
3 20 (14.39%) SAN
4 16 (11.51%) LAN
5 14 (10.07%) Firewall
6 10 (7.19%) Kerberos
7 6 (4.32%) WAN
8 5 (3.60%) VLAN
9 4 (2.88%) NAS
9 4 (2.88%) Multicast
9 4 (2.88%) HTTP
9 4 (2.88%) SSL
10 3 (2.16%) FTP
10 3 (2.16%) NetScaler
10 3 (2.16%) Internet
10 3 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (2.16%) Wireless
11 2 (1.44%) BIG-IP
11 2 (1.44%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.47%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (6.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 54 (38.85%) Finance
2 11 (7.91%) Banking
3 4 (2.88%) Investment Banking
3 4 (2.88%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.16%) Law
5 2 (1.44%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.44%) Back Office
6 1 (0.72%) Legal
6 1 (0.72%) Advertising
6 1 (0.72%) Marketing
6 1 (0.72%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.88%) HTML
1 4 (2.88%) .NET
1 4 (2.88%) J2EE
1 4 (2.88%) JSP
1 4 (2.88%) Web Services
1 4 (2.88%) XML
2 1 (0.72%) Lucene
2 1 (0.72%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.72%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.71%) Clustering
2 11 (7.91%) Open Source
3 7 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.88%) Statistics
6 3 (2.16%) Replication
7 2 (1.44%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.44%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.44%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.72%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.72%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 139 (100.00%) Windows
2 104 (74.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (56.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 43 (30.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (18.71%) VMS
6 25 (17.99%) Windows 2000
7 11 (7.91%) UNIX
7 11 (7.91%) Windows 7
8 10 (7.19%) Linux
9 9 (6.47%) Windows XP
10 8 (5.76%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.44%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.44%) CentOS
13 1 (0.72%) Debian
13 1 (0.72%) Fedora
13 1 (0.72%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.72%) AIX
13 1 (0.72%) HPUX
13 1 (0.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (27.34%) ITIL
2 32 (23.02%) Change Management
3 30 (21.58%) Change Control
4 13 (9.35%) Mentoring
4 13 (9.35%) Configuration Management
5 11 (7.91%) Service Delivery
6 6 (4.32%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (4.32%) Problem Management
6 6 (4.32%) Performance Management
7 5 (3.60%) Load Balancing
8 4 (2.88%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (2.88%) Service Management
8 4 (2.88%) Benchmarking
8 4 (2.88%) ITIL V3
8 4 (2.88%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (2.16%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (2.16%) Software Deployment
10 2 (1.44%) Business Continuity Planning
10 2 (1.44%) Service Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.99%) PowerShell
2 12 (8.63%) Ruby
2 12 (8.63%) Perl
3 11 (7.91%) SQL
4 8 (5.76%) Java
5 6 (4.32%) Python
6 5 (3.60%) PHP
7 4 (2.88%) C#
7 4 (2.88%) VBScript
8 3 (2.16%) VB
9 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 64 (46.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (18.71%) MCITP
3 25 (17.99%) MCTS
3 25 (17.99%) MCSE
4 21 (15.11%) CCA
4 21 (15.11%) Citrix Certification
4 21 (15.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 16 (11.51%) MCP
5 16 (11.51%) Security Cleared
6 10 (7.19%) MCDST
7 7 (5.04%) MCSA
8 6 (4.32%) SC Cleared
9 5 (3.60%) Degree
9 5 (3.60%) CCNA
9 5 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (2.88%) CCNP
11 3 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.16%) VCAP
12 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.04%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (43.17%) Active Directory
2 54 (38.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (18.71%) VMware ESX
4 24 (17.27%) vSphere
5 20 (14.39%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (12.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 15 (10.79%) Hyper-V
8 13 (9.35%) XenApp
9 11 (7.91%) VMware Server
10 7 (5.04%) XenDesktop
11 4 (2.88%) NFS
12 2 (1.44%) DFS Replication
12 2 (1.44%) XenServer
12 2 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.72%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 23 (16.55%) SCCM
2 16 (11.51%) NetBackup
3 14 (10.07%) SCOM
4 10 (7.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 10 (7.19%) Puppet
4 10 (7.19%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (5.04%) WSUS
6 5 (3.60%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (2.88%) Hyperic
7 4 (2.88%) SCOrch
7 4 (2.88%) Tivoli
7 4 (2.88%) Netcool
7 4 (2.88%) CA SiteMinder
8 2 (1.44%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.72%) OpenView
9 1 (0.72%) Legato
9 1 (0.72%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.72%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 86 (61.87%) VMware
2 65 (46.76%) Microsoft
3 49 (35.25%) Citrix
4 25 (17.99%) Cisco
5 24 (17.27%) HP
6 15 (10.79%) IBM
7 12 (8.63%) Dell
8 10 (7.19%) Sun
9 8 (5.76%) Red Hat
10 7 (5.04%) Symantec
11 6 (4.32%) Riverbed
12 5 (3.60%) McAfee
13 4 (2.88%) Oracle
13 4 (2.88%) Business Objects
14 3 (2.16%) EMC
14 3 (2.16%) LANDesk
15 2 (1.44%) F5
15 2 (1.44%) Apple
15 2 (1.44%) CommVault
15 2 (1.44%) Veritas
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £23,000 - £27,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 4% Matched Pension, 25 Days Holidays
Posted: 18 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 18 days ago