Period
to 31 May 2020

The median annual salary for a Server Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

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
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 650 684 733
Rank change year-on-year +34 +49 -118
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 215 422 472
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.32% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.33% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 175 375 458
Median annual salary £40,000 £46,741 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.42% +3.87% +8.43%
10th Percentile £27,600 £30,000 £27,951
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,750 £65,750
UK median annual salary £40,000 £45,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.60% +0.56% +9.76%

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 78,562 128,532 155,387
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.14% 96.00% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 63,597 103,008 127,114
Median annual salary £55,000 £51,672 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.44% +3.34% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.00% - +5.26%

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in England

Server Engineer
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Server Engineer in England.

Salary trend for Server Engineer in England

Server Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Server Engineer in England over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

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 31 May 2020. 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 +15 61 £60,000 +20.00% 4
South East +76 50 £42,500 -5.56% 4
North of England +112 40 £37,500 +2.74% 2
Midlands +79 25 £35,567 +0.90%
South West +101 21 £33,000 -8.97% 1
North West +77 19 £37,500 -11.76% 1
East of England +53 18 £30,000 -40.00% 2
East Midlands +67 15 £32,500 -18.75%
Yorkshire +107 11 £50,000 +66.67%
West Midlands +55 10 £45,000 +28.57%
North East +19 10 £29,250 -33.52% 1
Server Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, Server Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 171 (79.53%) Windows
2 138 (64.19%) Windows Server
3 127 (59.07%) Microsoft
3 127 (59.07%) VMware
4 117 (54.42%) Active Directory
5 95 (44.19%) VMware Infrastructure
6 62 (28.84%) Hyper-V
7 58 (26.98%) Windows Server 2016
8 57 (26.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 56 (26.05%) DNS
10 55 (25.58%) DHCP
11 49 (22.79%) HP
12 48 (22.33%) Office 365
13 46 (21.40%) Azure
14 41 (19.07%) Security Cleared
15 40 (18.60%) Citrix
16 37 (17.21%) Cisco
17 34 (15.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 34 (15.81%) MS Exchange
17 34 (15.81%) PowerShell
17 34 (15.81%) Windows Server 2008
18 33 (15.35%) Firewall
18 33 (15.35%) Data Centre
19 30 (13.95%) AWS
19 30 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
19 30 (13.95%) WSUS
19 30 (13.95%) SCCM
20 29 (13.49%) Windows Server 2003
20 29 (13.49%) EMC
20 29 (13.49%) SharePoint

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 34 (15.81%) MS Exchange
2 29 (13.49%) SharePoint
3 22 (10.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.79%) Skype for Business
6 5 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.86%) IIS
8 1 (0.47%) Apache
8 1 (0.47%) Confluence
8 1 (0.47%) SAS
8 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (6.05%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.40%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 48 (22.33%) Office 365
2 46 (21.40%) Azure
3 30 (13.95%) AWS
4 16 (7.44%) Serverless
5 10 (4.65%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (3.26%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (2.79%) Amazon S3
8 5 (2.33%) IaaS
8 5 (2.33%) OneDrive
9 4 (1.86%) PaaS
9 4 (1.86%) SaaS
10 3 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (1.40%) AWS IoT
11 1 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.47%) Cloudflare
11 1 (0.47%) npm
11 1 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (26.05%) DNS
2 55 (25.58%) DHCP
3 33 (15.35%) Firewall
4 21 (9.77%) SAN
5 17 (7.91%) TCP/IP
5 17 (7.91%) VPN
6 16 (7.44%) WAN
7 15 (6.98%) LAN
8 11 (5.12%) VLAN
9 10 (4.65%) Wireless
10 8 (3.72%) NAS
10 8 (3.72%) PBX
11 7 (3.26%) VoIP
11 7 (3.26%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (2.33%) Skype
12 5 (2.33%) WLAN
13 3 (1.40%) Bluetooth
13 3 (1.40%) ZigBee
14 1 (0.47%) FTP
14 1 (0.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.02%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.72%) SQL Server 2017
3 4 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.47%) Big Data
5 1 (0.47%) MySQL
5 1 (0.47%) Redis
5 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (2.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.40%) git-flow
3 2 (0.93%) JIRA
4 1 (0.47%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.47%) Codeship
4 1 (0.47%) Cypress.io
4 1 (0.47%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.47%) LINQPad
4 1 (0.47%) Mocha
4 1 (0.47%) Postman
4 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.47%) TestCafe
4 1 (0.47%) webpack
General
1 24 (11.16%) Finance
2 15 (6.98%) Banking
3 13 (6.05%) Law
4 7 (3.26%) Retail
5 5 (2.33%) Back Office
6 4 (1.86%) Electronics
6 4 (1.86%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.93%) Games
8 2 (0.93%) Military
9 1 (0.47%) Advertising
9 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.47%) Legal
9 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.47%) Police
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.98%) Node.js
2 10 (4.65%) React
3 6 (2.79%) .NET
3 6 (2.79%) AngularJS
3 6 (2.79%) Web Services
4 5 (2.33%) Jest
5 4 (1.86%) Lambda Expressions
6 3 (1.40%) React Native
6 3 (1.40%) Serverless Framework
7 2 (0.93%) Enzyme
7 2 (0.93%) REST
7 2 (0.93%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.47%) Chai
8 1 (0.47%) Express
8 1 (0.47%) HTML
8 1 (0.47%) HTML5
8 1 (0.47%) HTML5 Canvas
8 1 (0.47%) Pixi.js
8 1 (0.47%) Redux
8 1 (0.47%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.35%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.72%) Replication
4 7 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.79%) iSeries
6 5 (2.33%) EMC VMAX
6 5 (2.33%) EMC VNX
6 5 (2.33%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.33%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.86%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 3 (1.40%) Clustering
8 3 (1.40%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.40%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.93%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.93%) iPad
9 2 (0.93%) PKI
9 2 (0.93%) User Experience
10 1 (0.47%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.47%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 171 (79.53%) Windows
2 138 (64.19%) Windows Server
3 58 (26.98%) Windows Server 2016
4 57 (26.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (15.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (13.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (12.56%) Linux
8 17 (7.91%) Windows Server 2019
9 15 (6.98%) Windows 10
10 8 (3.72%) Windows 7
11 5 (2.33%) Apple iOS
11 5 (2.33%) CentOS
12 4 (1.86%) Android
12 4 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.40%) Solaris
14 2 (0.93%) Unix
15 1 (0.47%) AIX
15 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (15.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 30 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 26 (12.09%) Storage Management
4 24 (11.16%) Server Management
5 23 (10.70%) DevOps
6 20 (9.30%) Change Management
6 20 (9.30%) Performance Monitoring
7 19 (8.84%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (8.84%) Proactive Management
7 19 (8.84%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (8.84%) Validation
8 15 (6.98%) ITIL
9 13 (6.05%) Service Delivery
10 11 (5.12%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (5.12%) Problem Management
10 11 (5.12%) Software Engineering
10 11 (5.12%) TDD
11 10 (4.65%) Incident Management
12 8 (3.72%) Mentoring
13 7 (3.26%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 34 (15.81%) PowerShell
2 21 (9.77%) SQL
3 17 (7.91%) Python
4 11 (5.12%) JavaScript
5 9 (4.19%) Java
6 8 (3.72%) TypeScript
7 6 (2.79%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.79%) C#
7 6 (2.79%) Go
8 3 (1.40%) C++
8 3 (1.40%) PHP
8 3 (1.40%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.93%) Ruby
10 1 (0.47%) ES6
10 1 (0.47%) VB
10 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (19.07%) Security Cleared
2 25 (11.63%) DV Cleared
3 23 (10.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (9.30%) SC Cleared
5 16 (7.44%) MCSE
5 16 (7.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (5.58%) MCSA
7 10 (4.65%) CCNA
7 10 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.86%) Degree
8 4 (1.86%) MCITP
9 2 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.93%) MCP
10 1 (0.47%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.47%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.47%) CCA
10 1 (0.47%) CCNP
10 1 (0.47%) CCSA
10 1 (0.47%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.47%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.63%) SLA
2 5 (2.33%) GDPR
2 5 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 117 (54.42%) Active Directory
2 95 (44.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (28.84%) Hyper-V
4 21 (9.77%) vSphere
5 20 (9.30%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (6.51%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (4.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 10 (4.65%) XenApp
8 7 (3.26%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (2.33%) Docker
9 5 (2.33%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.86%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 2 (0.93%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 2 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.47%) Firmware
12 1 (0.47%) NFS
12 1 (0.47%) pfSense
12 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 30 (13.95%) SCCM
1 30 (13.95%) WSUS
2 24 (11.16%) SCOM
3 22 (10.23%) NetBackup
4 19 (8.84%) EMC NetWorker
4 19 (8.84%) SCVMM
5 12 (5.58%) Terraform
6 11 (5.12%) vRealize
7 10 (4.65%) vCenter Server
8 8 (3.72%) Ansible
9 7 (3.26%) FortiGate
10 6 (2.79%) Kubernetes
11 4 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (1.40%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (1.40%) Puppet
12 3 (1.40%) Tivoli
12 3 (1.40%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 2 (0.93%) MobiControl
13 2 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 127 (59.07%) Microsoft
1 127 (59.07%) VMware
2 49 (22.79%) HP
3 40 (18.60%) Citrix
4 37 (17.21%) Cisco
5 29 (13.49%) EMC
6 21 (9.77%) Symantec
7 20 (9.30%) Dell
8 16 (7.44%) Hitachi
9 15 (6.98%) IBM
10 10 (4.65%) Juniper
11 9 (4.19%) SonicWALL
12 7 (3.26%) EqualLogic
13 6 (2.79%) Intel
13 6 (2.79%) Mitel
13 6 (2.79%) ProCurve
13 6 (2.79%) Red Hat
13 6 (2.79%) Sophos
13 6 (2.79%) Sun
13 6 (2.79%) Veeam