Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Server Engineer was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 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
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 654 598 566
Rank change year-on-year -56 -32 -85
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 560 742 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.41% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.43% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 485 666 883
England median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,100 £25,875 £25,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £53,750
UK median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +1.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161629 173153 199104
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 130679 146162 166923
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,013 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Server Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -24 237 £47,000 -1.05% 11
South East -12 139 £37,500 -6.25% 6
North of England -45 79 £37,000 +5.71% 3
Yorkshire +11 42 £37,000 +7.25%
Midlands +40 41 £30,000 -7.69% 1
East of England -3 37 £42,500 -5.56% 1
North West -36 35 £32,500 -7.14% 3
West Midlands +20 29 £32,250 +2.38%
South West -15 28 £33,500 +1.52% 1
East Midlands +24 12 £27,000 -18.18% 1
North East +13 2 £34,000 -
Server Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 England region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 462 (82.50%) Windows
2 365 (65.18%) Windows Server
3 344 (61.43%) Active Directory
4 335 (59.82%) VMware
5 301 (53.75%) Microsoft
6 204 (36.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 201 (35.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 181 (32.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 152 (27.14%) Office 365
10 151 (26.96%) Hyper-V
11 150 (26.79%) Finance
11 150 (26.79%) MS Exchange
12 142 (25.36%) Cisco
13 136 (24.29%) PowerShell
14 135 (24.11%) Microsoft Certification
15 117 (20.89%) DNS
16 115 (20.54%) Citrix
16 115 (20.54%) Microsoft Azure
17 110 (19.64%) SCCM
17 110 (19.64%) Firewall
18 108 (19.29%) SAN
19 97 (17.32%) MCSE
20 96 (17.14%) Linux
21 94 (16.79%) ITIL
22 85 (15.18%) SCOM
23 83 (14.82%) DHCP
24 82 (14.64%) SQL
25 75 (13.39%) Data Centre
26 74 (13.21%) SQL Server
26 74 (13.21%) TCP/IP

Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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
1 150 (26.79%) MS Exchange
2 63 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 46 (8.21%) IIS
4 45 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (4.46%) Skype for Business
6 24 (4.29%) SharePoint
7 22 (3.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 20 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (1.25%) Apache
10 7 (1.25%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.89%) JBoss
12 5 (0.89%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.54%) nginx
14 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.36%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.18%) Moodle
15 1 (0.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 50 (8.93%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 152 (27.14%) Office 365
2 115 (20.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (8.21%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (3.93%) IaaS
5 15 (2.68%) PaaS
6 11 (1.96%) Mimecast
7 10 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (1.61%) SaaS
9 8 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.36%) Serverless
10 2 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.18%) Heroku
11 1 (0.18%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 117 (20.89%) DNS
2 110 (19.64%) Firewall
3 108 (19.29%) SAN
4 83 (14.82%) DHCP
5 74 (13.21%) TCP/IP
6 40 (7.14%) LAN
7 38 (6.79%) WAN
8 32 (5.71%) VoIP
9 31 (5.54%) VPN
10 28 (5.00%) VLAN
11 26 (4.64%) Skype
12 23 (4.11%) Internet
13 21 (3.75%) Wireless
14 13 (2.32%) NAS
15 12 (2.14%) iSCSI
15 12 (2.14%) Remote Desktop
16 7 (1.25%) Fibre Channel
17 6 (1.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 6 (1.07%) FTP
17 6 (1.07%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (2.32%) NoSQL
3 13 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (1.43%) MySQL
5 7 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.07%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.54%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (0.71%) Jenkins
1 4 (0.71%) JUnit
2 3 (0.54%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.36%) Hudson
3 2 (0.36%) JIRA
3 2 (0.36%) PyUnit
3 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.18%) Maven
General
1 150 (26.79%) Finance
2 45 (8.04%) Banking
3 24 (4.29%) Financial Institution
4 16 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 15 (2.68%) Games
6 11 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.61%) Legal
8 8 (1.43%) Local Government
9 6 (1.07%) Retail
10 5 (0.89%) Law
11 4 (0.71%) Dutch Language
11 4 (0.71%) Publishing
12 3 (0.54%) Automotive
12 3 (0.54%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.54%) Marketing
13 2 (0.36%) Electronics
14 1 (0.18%) Advertising
14 1 (0.18%) Back Office
14 1 (0.18%) Front Office
14 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.36%) .NET
2 12 (2.14%) Web Services
2 12 (2.14%) WSH
3 6 (1.07%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 5 (0.89%) Node.js
4 5 (0.89%) WAP
5 4 (0.71%) LAMP
5 4 (0.71%) RESTful
6 3 (0.54%) .NET Core
6 3 (0.54%) COM
6 3 (0.54%) OAuth
7 2 (0.36%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.36%) EJB
7 2 (0.36%) J2EE
7 2 (0.36%) Laravel
7 2 (0.36%) Middleware
7 2 (0.36%) Spring
8 1 (0.18%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.18%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 75 (13.39%) Data Centre
2 38 (6.79%) Replication
3 30 (5.36%) Clustering
4 20 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.86%) Blackberry
5 16 (2.86%) Driving Licence
6 15 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (2.68%) Enterprise Storage
7 14 (2.50%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.50%) Hedge funds
8 8 (1.43%) iPad
8 8 (1.43%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.07%) Online Games
10 5 (0.89%) HP Storage
10 5 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (0.89%) iPhone
11 4 (0.71%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.54%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.54%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 462 (82.50%) Windows
2 365 (65.18%) Windows Server
3 201 (35.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 181 (32.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 96 (17.14%) Linux
6 63 (11.25%) Windows 10
7 54 (9.64%) Windows 7
8 34 (6.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (5.18%) Windows 8
10 25 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (1.96%) Android
11 11 (1.96%) Windows XP
12 10 (1.79%) CentOS
13 8 (1.43%) Apple iOS
13 8 (1.43%) Windows Vista
14 7 (1.25%) Ubuntu
14 7 (1.25%) Unix
14 7 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (0.71%) Debian
16 3 (0.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (16.79%) ITIL
2 53 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 40 (7.14%) Migration
4 34 (6.07%) High Availability
5 29 (5.18%) Project Management
6 28 (5.00%) Virtual Environments
7 27 (4.82%) Problem Management
8 25 (4.46%) Proactive Monitoring
9 24 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (4.11%) Software Engineering
11 22 (3.93%) Capacity Management
11 22 (3.93%) DevOps
12 21 (3.75%) Infrastructure Management
12 21 (3.75%) Patch Management
13 19 (3.39%) Customer Requirements
13 19 (3.39%) Process Improvement
14 16 (2.86%) Configuration Management
15 15 (2.68%) Line Management
15 15 (2.68%) Mentoring
16 14 (2.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 136 (24.29%) PowerShell
2 82 (14.64%) SQL
3 36 (6.43%) C#
4 33 (5.89%) Python
5 25 (4.46%) Bash Shell
6 23 (4.11%) Perl
7 12 (2.14%) C++
8 10 (1.79%) Java
9 8 (1.43%) Ruby
10 7 (1.25%) C
11 6 (1.07%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.71%) AWK
12 4 (0.71%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.71%) PHP
12 4 (0.71%) sed
12 4 (0.71%) VBScript
13 2 (0.36%) VB
13 2 (0.36%) VBA
13 2 (0.36%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 1 (0.18%) Go
Qualifications
1 135 (24.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 97 (17.32%) MCSE
3 47 (8.39%) MCSA
4 46 (8.21%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (6.07%) CCNA
6 28 (5.00%) Degree
7 25 (4.46%) Security Cleared
8 24 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 23 (4.11%) MCP
10 22 (3.93%) MCITP
11 20 (3.57%) SC Cleared
12 10 (1.79%) RHCE
13 8 (1.43%) DBS Check
14 6 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
14 6 (1.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (1.07%) Server+ Certification
15 5 (0.89%) DV Cleared
16 2 (0.36%) GNVQ
16 2 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
16 2 (0.36%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.36%) SLA
2 5 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (0.89%) QA
3 2 (0.36%) GDPR
3 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 344 (61.43%) Active Directory
2 204 (36.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 151 (26.96%) Hyper-V
4 61 (10.89%) vSphere
5 45 (8.04%) XenApp
6 31 (5.54%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (3.04%) Virtual Servers
8 15 (2.68%) DFS Replication
9 14 (2.50%) VMware Server
9 14 (2.50%) XenDesktop
10 13 (2.32%) Docker
11 12 (2.14%) Terminal Server
12 11 (1.96%) NFS
13 9 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
14 8 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 7 (1.25%) Terminal Services
16 6 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
16 6 (1.07%) XenServer
17 3 (0.54%) UAG
17 3 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 110 (19.64%) SCCM
2 85 (15.18%) SCOM
3 27 (4.82%) Backup Exec
4 24 (4.29%) WSUS
5 21 (3.75%) Nagios
6 16 (2.86%) Ansible
6 16 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
6 16 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (2.86%) Puppet
7 14 (2.50%) EdgeSight
7 14 (2.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 11 (1.96%) WMI
9 10 (1.79%) Kubernetes
9 10 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
10 9 (1.61%) Failover Clustering
11 8 (1.43%) vCenter Server
12 7 (1.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 7 (1.25%) Terraform
13 5 (0.89%) NetBackup
14 4 (0.71%) MIIS
Vendors
1 335 (59.82%) VMware
2 301 (53.75%) Microsoft
3 142 (25.36%) Cisco
4 115 (20.54%) Citrix
5 74 (13.21%) NetApp
6 50 (8.93%) HP
7 43 (7.68%) Red Hat
8 39 (6.96%) Dell
9 28 (5.00%) Symantec
10 24 (4.29%) F5
11 23 (4.11%) Veeam
12 22 (3.93%) EMC
13 20 (3.57%) EqualLogic
14 18 (3.21%) Hitachi
15 15 (2.68%) 3PAR
16 14 (2.50%) IBM
17 13 (2.32%) CommVault
17 13 (2.32%) Meraki
18 12 (2.14%) Sophos
19 10 (1.79%) Brocade