The median annual salary for a Server Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Server Engineer
South East / Kent
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 83 86
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 11 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.38% 1.85% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.89% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 11
Median salary £30,000 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.41% +41.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year +2.73% +2.09%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 780 1113 915
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 97.50% 97.98% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 639 968 823
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in Kent

Server Engineer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Server Engineer in Kent

Server Engineer
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 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
Sittingbourne - 2 £32,500 -
Server Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Kent region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) VPN
1 17 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 17 (100.00%) SAN
1 17 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 17 (100.00%) VLAN
2 16 (94.12%) VMware
3 9 (52.94%) Customer Requirements
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (52.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (52.94%) Server Building
3 9 (52.94%) Kaspersky
3 9 (52.94%) Mac OS
3 9 (52.94%) Veeam
3 9 (52.94%) vSphere
3 9 (52.94%) Backup Exec
3 9 (52.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (52.94%) WatchGuard
3 9 (52.94%) iSCSI
3 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (52.94%) Internet
3 9 (52.94%) Symantec
3 9 (52.94%) Intel Security
3 9 (52.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (52.94%) Blackberry
3 9 (52.94%) Firewall
3 9 (52.94%) Wireless

Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 17 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (52.94%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (52.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) SAN
1 17 (100.00%) VLAN
1 17 (100.00%) VPN
2 9 (52.94%) Firewall
2 9 (52.94%) Internet
2 9 (52.94%) iSCSI
2 9 (52.94%) Wireless
3 8 (47.06%) DHCP
3 8 (47.06%) DNS
3 8 (47.06%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (47.06%) NAS
3 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
3 8 (47.06%) WLAN
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (52.94%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (52.94%) Mac OS
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Customer Requirements
1 9 (52.94%) E-Commerce
1 9 (52.94%) Migration
1 9 (52.94%) Server Building
2 8 (47.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (52.94%) vSphere
3 8 (47.06%) Hyper-V
3 8 (47.06%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Backup Exec
1 9 (52.94%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) VMware
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 9 (52.94%) Citrix
2 9 (52.94%) Intel Security
2 9 (52.94%) Kaspersky
2 9 (52.94%) Symantec
2 9 (52.94%) Veeam
2 9 (52.94%) WatchGuard
3 1 (5.88%) Dell
3 1 (5.88%) HP