The median annual salary for a Server Engineer was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Server Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 195 247 263
Rank change year-on-year +52 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 28 27 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.55% 0.38% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.40% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 28 26 56
Median salary £42,000 £48,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.40% +10.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,250 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% +1.38%  

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 4870 6777 9756
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.94% 95.65% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4470 6059 8310
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Server Engineer in the City of London

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 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 City of London region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 32 (68.09%) Microsoft
2 27 (57.45%) MS Excel
3 26 (55.32%) VMware
4 24 (51.06%) Windows
4 24 (51.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (51.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (48.94%) Cisco
5 23 (48.94%) Hyper-V
6 20 (42.55%) Active Directory
6 20 (42.55%) MCSE
7 18 (38.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (36.17%) SAN
8 17 (36.17%) Windows Server
9 16 (34.04%) Data Centre
9 16 (34.04%) MCSA
10 15 (31.91%) ITIL
10 15 (31.91%) NetApp
11 14 (29.79%) PowerShell
12 13 (27.66%) Citrix
13 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (23.40%) Finance
15 9 (19.15%) XenApp
15 9 (19.15%) DNS
15 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
16 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
16 8 (17.02%) DHCP
16 8 (17.02%) SharePoint
16 8 (17.02%) XenDesktop
16 8 (17.02%) Office 365
17 7 (14.89%) Windows 10

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (17.02%) MS Exchange
1 8 (17.02%) SharePoint
2 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (10.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (10.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.26%) IIS
5 1 (2.13%) Apache
5 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (57.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.02%) Office 365
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.17%) SAN
2 9 (19.15%) DNS
3 8 (17.02%) DHCP
4 2 (4.26%) Network Security
5 1 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.13%) Firewall
5 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (8.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (8.51%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.51%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.13%) Maven
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Games
4 2 (4.26%) Back Office
4 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.13%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) Node.js
1 4 (8.51%) Spring
1 4 (8.51%) Spring Boot
2 1 (2.13%) J2EE
2 1 (2.13%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.04%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.64%) Fat Client
2 5 (10.64%) Thin Client
3 4 (8.51%) Replication
4 3 (6.38%) Fintech
5 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.13%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (51.06%) Windows
2 18 (38.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (36.17%) Windows Server
4 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (14.89%) Windows 10
6 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
7 4 (8.51%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.26%) Linux
9 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) ITIL
2 5 (10.64%) Application Packaging
2 5 (10.64%) Migration
3 4 (8.51%) Capacity Management
3 4 (8.51%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (8.51%) OO
4 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.26%) Server Building
5 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.13%) BDD
6 1 (2.13%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.13%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.64%) Java
2 5 (10.64%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) VBA
3 4 (8.51%) C#
3 4 (8.51%) C++
3 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (51.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (42.55%) MCSE
3 16 (34.04%) MCSA
4 3 (6.38%) MCITP
5 1 (2.13%) CCNA
5 1 (2.13%) CCNP
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 24 (51.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (48.94%) Hyper-V
3 20 (42.55%) Active Directory
4 9 (19.15%) XenApp
5 8 (17.02%) XenDesktop
6 5 (10.64%) XenServer
7 2 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (4.26%) vSphere
8 1 (2.13%) NFS
8 1 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) SCCM
2 2 (4.26%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.13%) SCOM
3 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (68.09%) Microsoft
2 26 (55.32%) VMware
3 23 (48.94%) Cisco
4 15 (31.91%) NetApp
5 13 (27.66%) Citrix
6 6 (12.77%) HP
7 5 (10.64%) Bloomberg
7 5 (10.64%) EMC
7 5 (10.64%) Reuters
8 2 (4.26%) CyberArk
8 2 (4.26%) Intel Security
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle
8 2 (4.26%) Splunk
9 1 (2.13%) Avaya
9 1 (2.13%) PayPal
9 1 (2.13%) Sitecore
9 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.13%) Veeam
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