Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Server Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 279 310 349
Rank change year-on-year +31 +39 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 41 35 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.40% 0.30% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.31% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 38 35 59
City of London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -10.45%
10th Percentile £38,750 £34,900 £33,100
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,250 £67,500
Central London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 9671 11114 16415
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 96.38% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8765 10132 14264
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Server Engineer in the job title as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 20 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 City of London region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (80.49%) Windows
2 28 (68.29%) Windows Server
3 27 (65.85%) Active Directory
4 21 (51.22%) VMware
5 20 (48.78%) Office 365
6 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
7 18 (43.90%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (39.02%) Finance
9 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (36.59%) Hyper-V
9 15 (36.59%) Data Centre
10 13 (31.71%) SAN
10 13 (31.71%) Cisco
10 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (29.27%) ITIL
11 12 (29.27%) PowerShell
12 11 (26.83%) SCOM
12 11 (26.83%) Migration
12 11 (26.83%) Replication
13 10 (24.39%) Firewall
13 10 (24.39%) Citrix
13 10 (24.39%) MCSE
13 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
13 10 (24.39%) XenApp
13 10 (24.39%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (19.51%) SCCM
15 7 (17.07%) Degree
15 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Office

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 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.88%) IIS
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (48.78%) Office 365
2 10 (24.39%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (7.32%) Mimecast
5 2 (4.88%) IaaS
5 2 (4.88%) PaaS
6 1 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) SAN
2 10 (24.39%) Firewall
3 6 (14.63%) VoIP
4 5 (12.20%) DHCP
4 5 (12.20%) DNS
5 3 (7.32%) LAN
5 3 (7.32%) VLAN
5 3 (7.32%) WAN
6 2 (4.88%) Internet
6 2 (4.88%) Network Security
6 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (2.44%) Intranet
7 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.44%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) JUnit
General
1 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Spring
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (36.59%) Data Centre
2 11 (26.83%) Replication
3 4 (9.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (9.76%) Private Cloud
4 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.88%) Clustering
6 1 (2.44%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (2.44%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (80.49%) Windows
2 28 (68.29%) Windows Server
3 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
6 4 (9.76%) Windows 10
6 4 (9.76%) Windows 8
7 3 (7.32%) Linux
8 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) ITIL
2 11 (26.83%) Migration
3 7 (17.07%) Capacity Management
4 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.63%) Proactive Monitoring
5 5 (12.20%) DevOps
6 4 (9.76%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (9.76%) Investment Management
6 4 (9.76%) Problem Management
6 4 (9.76%) Project Management
6 4 (9.76%) Runbook
7 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (7.32%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (4.88%) Concurrent Programming
8 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.88%) Facilities Management
8 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.88%) Multithreading
8 2 (4.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.88%) Java
3 1 (2.44%) VB
3 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (24.39%) MCSE
3 7 (17.07%) Degree
4 6 (14.63%) MCSA
4 6 (14.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (9.76%) CCNA
5 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.88%) RHCE
7 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.44%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (65.85%) Active Directory
2 18 (43.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (36.59%) Hyper-V
4 10 (24.39%) XenApp
5 4 (9.76%) vSphere
6 3 (7.32%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) SCOM
2 8 (19.51%) SCCM
3 4 (9.76%) SCOrch
3 4 (9.76%) SCVMM
4 2 (4.88%) EdgeSight
4 2 (4.88%) Nagios
4 2 (4.88%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.44%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.44%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.44%) SCSM
5 1 (2.44%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) VMware
2 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
3 13 (31.71%) Cisco
4 10 (24.39%) Citrix
5 7 (17.07%) NetApp
6 5 (12.20%) Dell
7 4 (9.76%) F5
8 3 (7.32%) 3PAR
8 3 (7.32%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (4.88%) Brocade
9 2 (4.88%) EMC
9 2 (4.88%) Hitachi
9 2 (4.88%) HP
9 2 (4.88%) Mitel
9 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.44%) Apple
10 1 (2.44%) CommVault
10 1 (2.44%) McAfee
10 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.44%) Veritas