The median annual salary for a Server Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Server Engineer
UK / England
Rank 535 541 445
Rank change year-on-year +6 -96  
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 306 415 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.43% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.45% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 272 386 505
Median salary £42,500 £42,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.59% +12.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 75739 92695 95199
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.28% 96.42% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 63358 78403 78502
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 England

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in England

Server Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Server Engineer in England

Server Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Server Engineer in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Server Engineer in England

Server Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
London +22 133 £45,000 - 12
South East +33 63 £36,500 -8.75% 6
East of England +66 56 £42,500 +32.81% 4
North West -30 16 £42,500 +29.77% 7
Yorkshire +16 13 £32,000 -14.66% 3
West Midlands +22 9 £37,500 +8.69% 1
South West +20 9 £32,500 +15.04% 2
East Midlands -11 7 £37,500 -11.77%
Server Engineer
UK

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 491 (80.62%) Windows
2 427 (70.11%) Windows Server
3 334 (54.84%) VMware
4 313 (51.40%) Microsoft
5 308 (50.57%) Active Directory
6 227 (37.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 206 (33.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 198 (32.51%) VMware Infrastructure
9 185 (30.38%) Hyper-V
10 178 (29.23%) MS Excel
11 159 (26.11%) MS Exchange
12 139 (22.82%) Linux
13 135 (22.17%) Microsoft Certification
14 133 (21.84%) Cisco
14 133 (21.84%) Office 365
15 132 (21.67%) SQL Server
16 129 (21.18%) DNS
16 129 (21.18%) PowerShell
17 124 (20.36%) SCCM
18 119 (19.54%) MCSE
19 116 (19.05%) DHCP
20 115 (18.88%) Citrix
20 115 (18.88%) SAN
21 102 (16.75%) Firewall
22 101 (16.58%) ITIL
23 100 (16.42%) Data Centre
24 89 (14.61%) SCOM
25 88 (14.45%) Windows Server 2003
26 79 (12.97%) Microsoft Azure
27 76 (12.48%) SQL

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 159 (26.11%) MS Exchange
2 64 (10.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 56 (9.20%) IIS
4 51 (8.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 46 (7.55%) SharePoint
6 33 (5.42%) Skype for Business
7 24 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2007
8 21 (3.45%) Apache
9 19 (3.12%) Tomcat
10 18 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2003
11 17 (2.79%) JBoss
12 14 (2.30%) WebSphere
13 12 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (1.48%) WebLogic
15 8 (1.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 8 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
15 8 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
16 6 (0.99%) Confluence
17 5 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 178 (29.23%) MS Excel
2 51 (8.37%) MS Office
3 16 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 133 (21.84%) Office 365
2 79 (12.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (7.39%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (3.12%) SaaS
5 7 (1.15%) PaaS
6 6 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (0.66%) IaaS
9 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.16%) G Suite
11 1 (0.16%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 129 (21.18%) DNS
2 116 (19.05%) DHCP
3 115 (18.88%) SAN
4 102 (16.75%) Firewall
5 75 (12.32%) TCP/IP
6 64 (10.51%) VPN
7 56 (9.20%) LAN
8 49 (8.05%) VLAN
9 40 (6.57%) NAS
9 40 (6.57%) WAN
10 25 (4.11%) Wireless
11 23 (3.78%) Internet
12 20 (3.28%) VoIP
13 17 (2.79%) MPLS
14 16 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
15 15 (2.46%) Remote Desktop
16 14 (2.30%) LDAP
16 14 (2.30%) Skype
17 13 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
17 13 (2.13%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 26 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (2.63%) MySQL
5 11 (1.81%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (1.48%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (1.31%) RDBMS
7 8 (1.31%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (0.99%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (0.66%) Redis
10 3 (0.49%) Big Data
11 2 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.33%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (1.48%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.31%) JIRA
3 7 (1.15%) Maven
4 6 (0.99%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.82%) Cucumber
5 5 (0.82%) JUnit
6 3 (0.49%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.49%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.33%) Ant
7 2 (0.33%) Subversion
8 1 (0.16%) MSI
8 1 (0.16%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 73 (11.99%) Finance
2 23 (3.78%) Banking
3 21 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.46%) Retail
5 14 (2.30%) Law
6 13 (2.13%) Back Office
7 8 (1.31%) Games
8 7 (1.15%) Italian Language
9 4 (0.66%) Legal
9 4 (0.66%) Marketing
10 3 (0.49%) Electronics
10 3 (0.49%) Local Government
10 3 (0.49%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.33%) Advertising
11 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.33%) Publishing
12 1 (0.16%) Automotive
12 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (4.93%) Middleware
2 26 (4.27%) Web Services
3 19 (3.12%) Software Packaging
4 15 (2.46%) .NET
5 11 (1.81%) .NET Framework
6 10 (1.64%) Spring
7 9 (1.48%) LAMP
7 9 (1.48%) Node.js
8 8 (1.31%) AngularJS
9 6 (0.99%) React
10 5 (0.82%) Serverless Framework
11 4 (0.66%) Spring Boot
12 3 (0.49%) MAPI
13 2 (0.33%) HornetQ
13 2 (0.33%) J2EE
13 2 (0.33%) WinForms
14 1 (0.16%) Celery
14 1 (0.16%) Elastic Stack
14 1 (0.16%) Hibernate
14 1 (0.16%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 100 (16.42%) Data Centre
2 41 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (5.09%) Driving Licence
4 30 (4.93%) Hedge funds
4 30 (4.93%) Management Information System
5 25 (4.11%) Clustering
6 23 (3.78%) Blackberry
7 17 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (2.79%) iPad
8 16 (2.63%) Private Cloud
8 16 (2.63%) Replication
9 12 (1.97%) Computer Science
9 12 (1.97%) PKI
10 10 (1.64%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
12 7 (1.15%) Fat Client
12 7 (1.15%) Thin Client
13 6 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
14 5 (0.82%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 491 (80.62%) Windows
2 427 (70.11%) Windows Server
3 227 (37.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 206 (33.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 139 (22.82%) Linux
6 88 (14.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 65 (10.67%) Windows 7
8 42 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 31 (5.09%) Windows 10
10 21 (3.45%) Unix
11 19 (3.12%) Windows 8
12 13 (2.13%) CentOS
13 9 (1.48%) Mac OS
14 7 (1.15%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.99%) Solaris
16 5 (0.82%) Debian
16 5 (0.82%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.66%) AIX
17 4 (0.66%) Data ONTAP
18 3 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (16.58%) ITIL
2 57 (9.36%) Migration
3 50 (8.21%) Disaster Recovery
4 30 (4.93%) Information Security
4 30 (4.93%) Project Management
5 25 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (3.78%) Customer Requirements
6 23 (3.78%) Data Protection
7 21 (3.45%) Incident Management
7 21 (3.45%) Problem Management
8 20 (3.28%) DevOps
9 19 (3.12%) Service Management
9 19 (3.12%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 18 (2.96%) Application Packaging
10 18 (2.96%) Mentoring
10 18 (2.96%) Service Delivery
11 17 (2.79%) Change Management
11 17 (2.79%) Configuration Management
11 17 (2.79%) High Availability
12 16 (2.63%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 129 (21.18%) PowerShell
2 76 (12.48%) SQL
3 28 (4.60%) Java
4 23 (3.78%) Bash Shell
5 19 (3.12%) Python
6 17 (2.79%) Perl
7 13 (2.13%) C
8 10 (1.64%) C#
8 10 (1.64%) JavaScript
9 9 (1.48%) VB
10 7 (1.15%) VBA
10 7 (1.15%) VBScript
11 6 (0.99%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.82%) C++
12 5 (0.82%) Go
12 5 (0.82%) Ruby
13 3 (0.49%) PHP
14 2 (0.33%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.16%) COBOL
15 1 (0.16%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 135 (22.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 119 (19.54%) MCSE
3 58 (9.52%) MCSA
4 54 (8.87%) Degree
5 45 (7.39%) Cisco Certification
6 42 (6.90%) CCNA
7 37 (6.08%) MCP
8 32 (5.25%) MCITP
9 30 (4.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 20 (3.28%) DBS Check
11 17 (2.79%) CCNP
12 9 (1.48%) CCA
12 9 (1.48%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (1.48%) Security Cleared
13 7 (1.15%) SC Cleared
14 6 (0.99%) HND
15 5 (0.82%) GNVQ
15 5 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.66%) NCDA
17 2 (0.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.91%) SLA
2 6 (0.99%) PCI DSS
2 6 (0.99%) QA
3 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 308 (50.57%) Active Directory
2 198 (32.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 185 (30.38%) Hyper-V
4 49 (8.05%) vSphere
5 46 (7.55%) VMware ESX
6 41 (6.73%) VMware ESXi
7 36 (5.91%) XenApp
8 31 (5.09%) XenDesktop
9 27 (4.43%) VMware Server
10 19 (3.12%) VMware Workstation
11 13 (2.13%) Terminal Services
11 13 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (1.48%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (1.31%) Oracle RAC
13 8 (1.31%) Terminal Server
14 7 (1.15%) XenServer
15 6 (0.99%) Docker
15 6 (0.99%) Firmware
15 6 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
16 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 124 (20.36%) SCCM
2 89 (14.61%) SCOM
3 28 (4.60%) NetBackup
4 20 (3.28%) SCOrch
5 16 (2.63%) Backup Exec
5 16 (2.63%) Puppet
5 16 (2.63%) SCVMM
6 14 (2.30%) Norton AntiVirus
7 11 (1.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 9 (1.48%) Ansible
9 8 (1.31%) OpenAM
9 8 (1.31%) OpenView
9 8 (1.31%) WSUS
10 7 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
10 7 (1.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 7 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 6 (0.99%) DameWare
12 5 (0.82%) Perfmon
13 4 (0.66%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 334 (54.84%) VMware
2 313 (51.40%) Microsoft
3 133 (21.84%) Cisco
4 115 (18.88%) Citrix
5 65 (10.67%) HP
6 51 (8.37%) Red Hat
7 43 (7.06%) NetApp
8 38 (6.24%) Symantec
9 31 (5.09%) Oracle
10 21 (3.45%) Avaya
11 20 (3.28%) Dell
12 19 (3.12%) EMC
13 18 (2.96%) Veeam
14 16 (2.63%) WatchGuard
15 15 (2.46%) CheckPoint
16 13 (2.13%) Intel Security
16 13 (2.13%) Kaspersky
16 13 (2.13%) SonicWALL
17 12 (1.97%) IBM
17 12 (1.97%) SolarWinds
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + 10% Pension + 15% Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 per annum + Company Vehicle
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + great company
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience & current or
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Includes great benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Manchester, Greater Manchester,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £45,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£48,000 DoE + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Blackpool and The Fylde College
Salary: From £27,449 to £30,004 per annum plus pension and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Inc OT + Great Benefits package
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Mediatonic Games
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Salt
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£48,000 DoE + Bens
Posted: 27 days ago
Bradford
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago