The median annual salary for a Server Engineer was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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

Server Engineer
England / East of England
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 251 204
Rank change year-on-year +45 -47  
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 46 20 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.74% 0.27% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.28% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 45 19 64
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,400 £28,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.10% +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 East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6003 7049 7850
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.56% 95.88% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4799 5767 6388
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Server Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in the East of England

Server Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Server Engineer in the East of England

Server Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Server Engineer in the East of England over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Server Engineer in the East of England

Server Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +23 20 £41,500 -2.35% 2
Essex +17 14 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire +15 9 £41,500 +3.75% 1
Norfolk - 2 £36,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £27,500 -
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 East of England region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 60 (66.67%) Windows
2 50 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 45 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 45 (50.00%) VMware
4 44 (48.89%) Active Directory
5 35 (38.89%) Office 365
6 32 (35.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 31 (34.44%) Linux
8 29 (32.22%) MCSE
9 27 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (25.56%) DHCP
10 23 (25.56%) DNS
11 21 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (21.11%) SCCM
13 19 (21.11%) Microsoft Azure
14 18 (20.00%) SCOM
15 16 (17.78%) MCSA
16 15 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 15 (16.67%) Data Centre
17 14 (15.56%) ITIL
17 14 (15.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 13 (14.44%) SQL Server
18 13 (14.44%) Cisco Certification
18 13 (14.44%) Citrix
18 13 (14.44%) CCNA
19 12 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
19 12 (13.33%) Red Hat
20 11 (12.22%) Degree
20 11 (12.22%) SQL

Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.67%) IIS
2 6 (6.67%) Skype for Business
3 4 (4.44%) JBoss
4 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.22%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.11%) Apache
6 1 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 35 (38.89%) Office 365
2 19 (21.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (5.56%) PaaS
5 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (25.56%) DHCP
1 23 (25.56%) DNS
2 10 (11.11%) Firewall
2 10 (11.11%) VLAN
3 9 (10.00%) LAN
3 9 (10.00%) WAN
4 8 (8.89%) TCP/IP
5 7 (7.78%) VoIP
6 6 (6.67%) PBX
7 5 (5.56%) ISDN
7 5 (5.56%) MPLS
7 5 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (5.56%) VPN
8 3 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (3.33%) Wireless
9 2 (2.22%) LDAP
9 2 (2.22%) NAS
10 1 (1.11%) SAN
10 1 (1.11%) Skype
10 1 (1.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.11%) JUnit
2 1 (1.11%) Maven
2 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.11%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (6.67%) Banking
1 6 (6.67%) Finance
2 5 (5.56%) Retail
2 5 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.11%) Automotive
3 1 (1.11%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.11%) COM
1 1 (1.11%) Spring
1 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.11%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.11%) iSeries
4 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.11%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 60 (66.67%) Windows
2 50 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 31 (34.44%) Linux
4 27 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (6.67%) Solaris
8 6 (6.67%) Windows 10
9 4 (4.44%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.56%) ITIL
2 6 (6.67%) Change Management
2 6 (6.67%) Migration
2 6 (6.67%) Project Management
3 5 (5.56%) Coaching
3 5 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 5 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 5 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 4 (4.44%) Configuration Management
5 3 (3.33%) Data Protection
5 3 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.22%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.22%) Capacity Management
6 2 (2.22%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (2.22%) DevOps
6 2 (2.22%) Line Management
6 2 (2.22%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.22%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.11%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.22%) SQL
2 5 (5.56%) C
2 5 (5.56%) Java
3 3 (3.33%) Perl
3 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 32 (35.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (32.22%) MCSE
3 16 (17.78%) MCSA
4 14 (15.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (14.44%) CCNA
5 13 (14.44%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (12.22%) Degree
7 9 (10.00%) CCA
7 9 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (10.00%) MCP
8 5 (5.56%) MCITP
9 2 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.22%) LPIC
9 2 (2.22%) RHCE
10 1 (1.11%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.11%) CCENT
10 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (48.89%) Active Directory
2 21 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.78%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (5.56%) Terminal Services
5 5 (5.56%) VMware ESX
5 5 (5.56%) vSphere
6 4 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.11%) KVM
7 1 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.11%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.11%) XenApp
7 1 (1.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (21.11%) SCCM
2 18 (20.00%) SCOM
3 3 (3.33%) Puppet
4 2 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.11%) Nagios
5 1 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.11%) Packer
5 1 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 45 (50.00%) VMware
2 13 (14.44%) Citrix
3 12 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 9 (10.00%) Cisco
4 9 (10.00%) NetApp
5 8 (8.89%) Oracle
6 7 (7.78%) IBM
7 5 (5.56%) CheckPoint
7 5 (5.56%) Veeam
8 3 (3.33%) CA
8 3 (3.33%) F5
9 2 (2.22%) 3Com
9 2 (2.22%) Draytek
9 2 (2.22%) HP
9 2 (2.22%) NETGEAR
10 1 (1.11%) Hortonworks
10 1 (1.11%) Meraki
10 1 (1.11%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.11%) ZyXEL
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