Period
to 23 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Server Engineer was £51,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

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

Server Engineer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 102 87 122
Rank change year-on-year -15 +35 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 16 8 5
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.03% 0.82% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.86% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 1
10th Percentile £48,400 £33,750 -
25th Percentile £49,750 £39,938 -
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,500 £42,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +22.62% -23.64% -
75th Percentile £53,250 £51,250 -
90th Percentile £54,300 - -
Scotland median annual salary £51,250 £42,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year +22.02% -10.16% -6.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,458 928 1,559
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.88% 95.28% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 932 662 1,126
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £38,594 £37,500 £35,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -2.17%
75th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in Glasgow

Server Engineer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Server Engineer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 Glasgow region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 9 (56.25%) VMware
4 8 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 8 (50.00%) Azure
4 8 (50.00%) GDPR
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
6 6 (37.50%) Social Skills
6 6 (37.50%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 5 (31.25%) Documentation Skills
7 5 (31.25%) vSphere
7 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
7 5 (31.25%) SCCM
8 4 (25.00%) Degree
8 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 4 (25.00%) Velocity
8 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (25.00%) AWS
8 4 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
8 4 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (25.00%) Public Cloud
8 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
8 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (25.00%) HP
8 4 (25.00%) Dell

Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 3 (18.75%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Azure
2 4 (25.00%) AWS
2 4 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (12.50%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DHCP
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) Skype
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (37.50%) Social Skills
2 5 (31.25%) Documentation Skills
3 4 (25.00%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Back Office
4 1 (6.25%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (12.50%) PKI
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) AIX
4 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (25.00%) Solaris
4 4 (25.00%) Unix
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (25.00%) Change Management
3 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (25.00%) ERP
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (25.00%) Task Automation
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (6.25%) Proactive Maintenance
5 1 (6.25%) Server Management
5 1 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
1 4 (25.00%) MCSA
1 4 (25.00%) MCSE
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (25.00%) RHCE
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) GDPR
2 4 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 5 (31.25%) SCCM
3 2 (12.50%) SCOM
3 2 (12.50%) SCOrch
4 1 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
4 1 (6.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Dell
3 4 (25.00%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
5 1 (6.25%) EMC