Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Server Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Server Engineer
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 134 183
Rank change year-on-year -32 +49 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 11 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.36% 0.62% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.63% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 4
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £30,850 £31,250 £28,125
90th Percentile £46,000 £43,750 £43,375
North West median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,750
% change year-on-year -7.14% +10.24% -7.97%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2950 2207 3115
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 97.27% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2257 1892 2642
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,725 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in Cheshire

Server Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Server Engineer in Cheshire

Server Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

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

Salary histogram for Server Engineer in Cheshire

Server Engineer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 4 £43,750 - 1
Knutsford - 2 - -
Chester - 2 £31,250 - 1
Crewe -5 1 - -
Server Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Cheshire region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (63.64%) Office 365
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) VoIP
4 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (27.27%) NetApp
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (27.27%) SCCM
6 2 (18.18%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
6 2 (18.18%) Public Cloud
6 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
6 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
6 2 (18.18%) Business Transformation
6 2 (18.18%) SCOM
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared

Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (63.64%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
1 4 (36.36%) VoIP
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) DKIM
3 1 (9.09%) DMARC
3 1 (9.09%) LDAP
3 1 (9.09%) MPLS
3 1 (9.09%) Skype
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Public Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Business Transformation
2 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Network Virtualisation
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Data Extraction
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) E-Discovery
3 1 (9.09%) Email Filtering
3 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Server Building
3 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Wealth Management
3 1 (9.09%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 1 (9.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) SCOM
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) CA
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Sage
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec