The median annual salary for a Server Engineer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 584 527 501
Rank change year-on-year -57 -26  
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 292 419 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.46% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.48% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 265 377 451
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.70% +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 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 80714 88007 100448
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 66430 75068 83708
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
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 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -25 129 £43,500 -8.42% 11
South East -1 55 £37,500 -1.63% 3
East of England +8 27 £40,500 -11.95% 1
Yorkshire -10 27 £27,500 -24.65% 3
North West -27 26 £32,500 -3.70% 1
South West -4 13 £33,500 +11.66% 4
West Midlands +8 10 £37,500 +15.38% 2
East Midlands +5 5 £55,000 +78.86%
Server Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 493 (82.03%) Windows
2 397 (66.06%) Windows Server
3 354 (58.90%) Active Directory
4 328 (54.58%) VMware
5 326 (54.24%) Microsoft
6 245 (40.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 225 (37.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 206 (34.28%) VMware Infrastructure
9 180 (29.95%) MS Exchange
10 171 (28.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 159 (26.46%) Cisco
12 158 (26.29%) Hyper-V
13 145 (24.13%) Office 365
14 128 (21.30%) MCSE
15 124 (20.63%) SQL Server
16 121 (20.13%) DNS
17 117 (19.47%) Citrix
18 115 (19.13%) Linux
18 115 (19.13%) Firewall
19 108 (17.97%) ITIL
20 107 (17.80%) DHCP
21 104 (17.30%) PowerShell
22 101 (16.81%) SCCM
23 98 (16.31%) Finance
24 96 (15.97%) SAN
25 94 (15.64%) Windows Server 2003
26 92 (15.31%) Microsoft Azure
27 89 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
28 87 (14.48%) HP
29 82 (13.64%) 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
1 180 (29.95%) MS Exchange
2 80 (13.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 75 (12.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 53 (8.82%) IIS
5 51 (8.49%) SharePoint
6 26 (4.33%) Skype for Business
7 23 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (3.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 14 (2.33%) Apache
10 12 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
10 12 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
11 11 (1.83%) Tomcat
12 10 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (1.33%) JBoss
13 8 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.83%) MS Project Server
14 5 (0.83%) SAS
14 5 (0.83%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 2 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 42 (6.99%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 14 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.17%) Exstream
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 145 (24.13%) Office 365
2 92 (15.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (9.48%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.66%) IaaS
4 10 (1.66%) PaaS
5 7 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (0.83%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.83%) SaaS
8 4 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.17%) G Suite
9 1 (0.17%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 121 (20.13%) DNS
2 115 (19.13%) Firewall
3 107 (17.80%) DHCP
4 96 (15.97%) SAN
5 82 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 58 (9.65%) VPN
7 54 (8.99%) LAN
8 51 (8.49%) VLAN
9 36 (5.99%) WAN
10 33 (5.49%) Wireless
11 20 (3.33%) WebEx
12 18 (3.00%) Internet
12 18 (3.00%) iSCSI
12 18 (3.00%) MPLS
12 18 (3.00%) Skype
13 17 (2.83%) VoIP
14 12 (2.00%) NAS
15 9 (1.50%) Fibre Channel
15 9 (1.50%) Network Security
15 9 (1.50%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (20.63%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 32 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (4.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 28 (4.66%) SQL Server 2000
6 8 (1.33%) MySQL
6 8 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.50%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.33%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.33%) Redis
9 2 (0.33%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.17%) Big Data
10 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 5 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.50%) JIRA
3 2 (0.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.17%) Ant
4 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.17%) MSI
4 1 (0.17%) Selenium
4 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
General
1 98 (16.31%) Finance
2 31 (5.16%) Banking
3 19 (3.16%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.33%) Retail
5 8 (1.33%) Law
6 7 (1.16%) Local Government
7 6 (1.00%) Legal
7 6 (1.00%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.50%) Electronics
9 2 (0.33%) Back Office
9 2 (0.33%) Games
9 2 (0.33%) Publishing
10 1 (0.17%) Advertising
10 1 (0.17%) Automotive
10 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.33%) Software Packaging
2 17 (2.83%) Middleware
3 13 (2.16%) Web Services
4 10 (1.66%) .NET
5 8 (1.33%) AngularJS
6 7 (1.16%) Spring
7 6 (1.00%) .NET Framework
7 6 (1.00%) J2EE
7 6 (1.00%) LAMP
7 6 (1.00%) Node.js
8 5 (0.83%) React
8 5 (0.83%) Spring MVC
8 5 (0.83%) Struts
9 4 (0.67%) Serverless Framework
10 2 (0.33%) Spring Boot
10 2 (0.33%) WinForms
11 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.17%) HTML
11 1 (0.17%) MAPI
11 1 (0.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 79 (13.14%) Data Centre
2 34 (5.66%) Hedge funds
3 31 (5.16%) Driving Licence
3 31 (5.16%) Management Information System
4 29 (4.83%) Blackberry
5 28 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (4.66%) Replication
6 24 (3.99%) Computer Science
7 20 (3.33%) iPad
8 16 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (2.50%) Clustering
10 10 (1.66%) Enterprise Storage
11 8 (1.33%) Fat Client
11 8 (1.33%) Thin Client
12 6 (1.00%) PKI
13 5 (0.83%) EMC VNX
13 5 (0.83%) FlexPod
14 4 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
14 4 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (0.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 493 (82.03%) Windows
2 397 (66.06%) Windows Server
3 245 (40.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 225 (37.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 115 (19.13%) Linux
6 94 (15.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 72 (11.98%) Windows 7
8 47 (7.82%) Windows 10
9 35 (5.82%) Windows 8
10 26 (4.33%) Windows XP
11 20 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (3.33%) Windows Vista
12 11 (1.83%) CentOS
13 9 (1.50%) Mac OS
14 8 (1.33%) Solaris
14 8 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
15 7 (1.16%) Unix
16 6 (1.00%) Debian
16 6 (1.00%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.83%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (17.97%) ITIL
2 55 (9.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 47 (7.82%) Migration
4 29 (4.83%) Information Security
5 27 (4.49%) DevOps
6 23 (3.83%) Service Management
6 23 (3.83%) Task Automation
7 22 (3.66%) Project Management
8 20 (3.33%) Incident Management
8 20 (3.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 19 (3.16%) Application Packaging
9 19 (3.16%) Infrastructure Management
10 18 (3.00%) E-Commerce
10 18 (3.00%) Problem Management
11 17 (2.83%) Mentoring
12 16 (2.66%) Capacity Management
12 16 (2.66%) Customer Requirements
13 14 (2.33%) Proactive Monitoring
13 14 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
14 12 (2.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 104 (17.30%) PowerShell
2 80 (13.31%) SQL
3 16 (2.66%) Java
4 15 (2.50%) Bash Shell
5 13 (2.16%) Perl
6 10 (1.66%) C#
6 10 (1.66%) Python
7 8 (1.33%) VBA
8 7 (1.16%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.16%) Ruby
8 7 (1.16%) VB
9 4 (0.67%) C
9 4 (0.67%) Go
10 3 (0.50%) AWK
10 3 (0.50%) sed
10 3 (0.50%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.33%) C++
11 2 (0.33%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.33%) VBScript
12 1 (0.17%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 171 (28.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 128 (21.30%) MCSE
3 71 (11.81%) MCSA
4 62 (10.32%) Degree
5 54 (8.99%) Cisco Certification
6 46 (7.65%) MCP
7 45 (7.49%) CCNA
8 41 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 28 (4.66%) MCITP
10 25 (4.16%) CCNP
11 24 (3.99%) Computer Science Degree
12 23 (3.83%) SC Cleared
12 23 (3.83%) Security Cleared
13 22 (3.66%) DBS Check
14 21 (3.49%) Master's Degree
15 18 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
16 13 (2.16%) GNVQ
16 13 (2.16%) HND
17 8 (1.33%) CCA
17 8 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.99%) SLA
2 13 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 354 (58.90%) Active Directory
2 206 (34.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 158 (26.29%) Hyper-V
4 89 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
5 62 (10.32%) vSphere
6 57 (9.48%) XenApp
7 32 (5.32%) XenDesktop
8 23 (3.83%) VMware Server
9 22 (3.66%) VMware Workstation
10 15 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
11 11 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (1.33%) NFS
12 8 (1.33%) Terminal Services
12 8 (1.33%) XenServer
13 6 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (0.83%) Docker
15 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (0.50%) Terminal Server
17 2 (0.33%) Firmware
17 2 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 101 (16.81%) SCCM
2 49 (8.15%) SCOM
3 47 (7.82%) Backup Exec
4 25 (4.16%) Norton AntiVirus
5 20 (3.33%) DameWare
5 20 (3.33%) Perfmon
6 16 (2.66%) NetBackup
7 15 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 14 (2.33%) Puppet
9 11 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (1.50%) Ansible
10 9 (1.50%) OpenView
10 9 (1.50%) SCOrch
10 9 (1.50%) vCenter Server
11 8 (1.33%) Nagios
12 7 (1.16%) EdgeSight
13 5 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
13 5 (0.83%) HP SIM
13 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
13 5 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 328 (54.58%) VMware
2 326 (54.24%) Microsoft
3 159 (26.46%) Cisco
4 117 (19.47%) Citrix
5 87 (14.48%) HP
6 52 (8.65%) NetApp
7 49 (8.15%) Symantec
8 39 (6.49%) Dell
9 36 (5.99%) Veeam
10 32 (5.32%) Red Hat
11 24 (3.99%) EMC
12 23 (3.83%) Avaya
12 23 (3.83%) McAfee
13 20 (3.33%) Draytek
13 20 (3.33%) Oracle
14 19 (3.16%) Meraki
14 19 (3.16%) WatchGuard
15 16 (2.66%) IBM
16 14 (2.33%) 3Com
16 14 (2.33%) NETGEAR
East London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sevenoaks, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + up to 37 days hol, 15% pension, Flex
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum DOE Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + 20 - 30% bonus + 8% pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago