The median annual salary for a Server Engineer was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Server Engineer
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 72 64
Rank change year-on-year +6 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 1 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.18% 0.29% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.30% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Median salary £25,500 £27,500 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.27% -6.77%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +2.08%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. 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
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 551 674 629
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 98.22% 97.82% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 494 544 547
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff that featured Server Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in Cardiff

Server Engineer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Server Engineer in Cardiff

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Cardiff region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel

Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft