Period
to 27 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Server Engineer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

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

Server Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 242 215 302
Rank change year-on-year -27 +87 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 14 8 11
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.22% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.20% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 3
10th Percentile £61,750 £45,000 £41,500
25th Percentile £65,000 £50,625 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £58,250 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +24.46% +16.50% +11.11%
75th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £56,563
90th Percentile £78,875 - £59,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £58,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +24.46% +29.44% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 5,895 4,053 8,654
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.85% 93.41% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5,181 3,557 7,569
10th Percentile £42,250 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £103,750 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in the City of London

Server Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Server Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

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 January 2022, 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 City of London region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 14 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 14 (100.00%) Azure
2 7 (50.00%) SCCM
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) Citrix
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (42.86%) Problem Management
3 6 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (42.86%) LogicMonitor
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2016
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2019
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
5 4 (28.57%) Clustering
5 4 (28.57%) SAN
5 4 (28.57%) Back Office
5 4 (28.57%) DHCP
5 4 (28.57%) DNS
5 4 (28.57%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) Dell
5 4 (28.57%) EMC
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) vSphere
5 4 (28.57%) 3PAR
5 4 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering

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 3 (21.43%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 14 (100.00%) Azure
2 4 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (14.29%) AWS
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DHCP
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
1 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) VoIP
2 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) Skype
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Back Office
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Social Skills
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
2 2 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2016
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2019
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
1 6 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (21.43%) Server Management
2 3 (21.43%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Project Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
4 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (28.57%) vSphere
4 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (14.29%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 2 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 2 (14.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Citrix
2 6 (42.86%) LogicMonitor
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) 3PAR
3 4 (28.57%) Dell
3 4 (28.57%) EMC
3 4 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Sophos
5 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds