Period
to 19 January 2021

The median annual salary for a Server Engineer was £37,039 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

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
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 109 146 177
Rank change year-on-year +37 +31 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 7 7 9
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.50% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.28% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 11
Median annual salary £37,039 £34,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.36% -18.82% +28.79%
10th Percentile £34,267 £30,450 £38,750
90th Percentile £39,342 £37,021 £46,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +21.43% -17.65% +21.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1,307 2,487 3,162
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.23% 96.58% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,090 2,175 2,285
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £77,300
West Midlands median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% +2.27% +10.00%

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in Birmingham

Server Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Server Engineer in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Server Engineer in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, Server Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Police
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2016
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Military
2 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) NEC
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Veeam
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) NetScaler
3 3 (42.86%) vSphere
3 3 (42.86%) Azure
3 3 (42.86%) Office 365
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2019
4 2 (28.57%) Public Sector
4 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (28.57%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (28.57%) AWS
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring

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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Azure
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) AWS
3 1 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) NetScaler
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
General
1 4 (57.14%) Military
1 4 (57.14%) Police
2 2 (28.57%) Public Sector
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2016
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (14.29%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
1 2 (28.57%) Proactive Monitoring
1 2 (28.57%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) vSphere
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) NEC
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Veeam
4 1 (14.29%) Asigra
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Sophos