Period
to 22 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Server Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Server Engineer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 208 192
Rank change year-on-year +27 -16 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 12 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.31% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 4
Birmingham median annual salary £37,500 £28,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.93% -20.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £25,850 £21,000 £27,775
90th Percentile £51,750 £41,000 £36,750
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year +15.38% -8.45% -11.25%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3730 4607 3759
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.43% 95.70% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3111 3466 3100
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Server Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in Birmingham

Server Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Server Engineer in Birmingham

Server Engineer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Server Engineer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Server Engineer in Birmingham

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, Server Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) VMware
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (58.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (50.00%) MCSE
5 6 (50.00%) MCSA
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (41.67%) SCCM
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (41.67%) Office 365
6 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
7 4 (33.33%) IIS
7 4 (33.33%) SAP
7 4 (33.33%) Citrix
7 4 (33.33%) Backup Exec
7 4 (33.33%) Driving Licence
7 4 (33.33%) Veeam
7 4 (33.33%) vSphere
7 4 (33.33%) MCITP
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
8 3 (25.00%) NAS
8 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (25.00%) SAN
8 3 (25.00%) DNS
9 2 (16.67%) Cisco
9 2 (16.67%) CCNA

Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (41.67%) Office 365
2 2 (16.67%) IaaS
2 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) NAS
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) BGP
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) MPLS
2 2 (16.67%) NaaS
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) VoIP
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Ant
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
1 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
1 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (50.00%) MCSA
2 6 (50.00%) MCSE
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (33.33%) MCITP
4 2 (16.67%) CCNA
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
2 4 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 2 (16.67%) SCOM
4 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 4 (33.33%) SAP
3 4 (33.33%) Veeam
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) Forcepoint