The median annual salary for a Server Engineer was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Server Engineer
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 234 290
Rank change year-on-year +12 +56  
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 11 30 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.47% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.49% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 10 29 24
Median salary £56,250 £50,000 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +9.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £40,600 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,500 £63,350
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4929 6144 9676
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.34% 96.14% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4401 5597 8291
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in the City of London

Server Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Server Engineer in the City of London

Server Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Server Engineer in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Server Engineer in the City of London

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 City of London region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (71.05%) Microsoft
2 24 (63.16%) Windows
3 21 (55.26%) VMware
4 20 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (52.63%) Windows Server
5 19 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (44.74%) ITIL
6 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (44.74%) Hyper-V
7 16 (42.11%) MCSE
7 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
8 14 (36.84%) Finance
9 13 (34.21%) Data Centre
10 12 (31.58%) PowerShell
10 12 (31.58%) Cisco
11 11 (28.95%) Citrix
12 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (23.68%) SAN
12 9 (23.68%) NetApp
12 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
13 8 (21.05%) MCSA
13 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
13 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
13 8 (21.05%) DNS
14 7 (18.42%) DHCP
15 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
15 6 (15.79%) XenApp
15 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (15.79%) Windows 8
16 5 (13.16%) Windows 10

Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
1 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (7.89%) IIS
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (13.16%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) SAN
2 8 (21.05%) DNS
3 7 (18.42%) DHCP
4 4 (10.53%) Network Security
5 2 (5.26%) Firewall
6 1 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.63%) FTP
6 1 (2.63%) Internet
6 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.63%) LAN
6 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.63%) VPN
6 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.26%) Redis
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Games
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Node.js
1 2 (5.26%) Spring
1 2 (5.26%) Spring Boot
2 1 (2.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.89%) Fat Client
2 3 (7.89%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (63.16%) Windows
2 20 (52.63%) Windows Server
3 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 6 (15.79%) Windows 8
6 5 (13.16%) Linux
6 5 (13.16%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) ITIL
2 4 (10.53%) Migration
3 3 (7.89%) Application Packaging
3 3 (7.89%) Service Management
4 2 (5.26%) DevOps
4 2 (5.26%) MOF
4 2 (5.26%) OO
4 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.63%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.63%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (2.63%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.63%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (2.63%) ITSM
5 1 (2.63%) Project Management
5 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.63%) Server Building
5 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.63%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.53%) SQL
3 3 (7.89%) C#
3 3 (7.89%) VBA
4 2 (5.26%) C++
4 2 (5.26%) Java
4 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (42.11%) MCSE
3 8 (21.05%) MCSA
4 2 (5.26%) MCITP
4 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 20 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (44.74%) Hyper-V
3 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
4 6 (15.79%) XenApp
5 5 (13.16%) XenDesktop
6 3 (7.89%) XenServer
7 2 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (5.26%) vSphere
8 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (10.53%) SCCM
3 2 (5.26%) Puppet
3 2 (5.26%) SCOM
3 2 (5.26%) SCSM
4 1 (2.63%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (71.05%) Microsoft
2 21 (55.26%) VMware
3 12 (31.58%) Cisco
4 11 (28.95%) Citrix
5 9 (23.68%) NetApp
6 5 (13.16%) CyberArk
6 5 (13.16%) McAfee
6 5 (13.16%) Splunk
7 3 (7.89%) Bloomberg
7 3 (7.89%) EMC
7 3 (7.89%) HP
7 3 (7.89%) Reuters
8 2 (5.26%) Intel
9 1 (2.63%) F5
9 1 (2.63%) Oracle
9 1 (2.63%) Sitecore
9 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
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