Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Server Engineer was £47,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 604 573 550
Rank change year-on-year -31 -23 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 241 274 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.36% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.37% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 215 269 344
London median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +10.47% -4.44%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,750 £61,350 £61,250
England median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +1.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 71111 73142 84412
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.99% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56006 63190 71627
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in London

Server Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Server Engineer in London

Server Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Server Engineer in London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Server Engineer in London

Server Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 22 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
Central London +29 49 £47,500 - 2
South London +8 24 £42,500 +10.54%
West London -4 16 £45,000 -2.70% 2
East London -18 3 £46,500 +12.73%
Server Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 211 (87.55%) Windows
2 174 (72.20%) Windows Server
3 157 (65.15%) Active Directory
4 143 (59.34%) VMware
5 130 (53.94%) Microsoft
6 96 (39.83%) Finance
7 86 (35.68%) VMware Infrastructure
7 86 (35.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 78 (32.37%) Office 365
9 75 (31.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 74 (30.71%) Cisco
11 71 (29.46%) PowerShell
12 63 (26.14%) SAN
13 59 (24.48%) DNS
14 58 (24.07%) MS Exchange
15 56 (23.24%) Citrix
16 54 (22.41%) Hyper-V
17 53 (21.99%) Data Centre
17 53 (21.99%) Linux
18 51 (21.16%) Microsoft Azure
19 50 (20.75%) Microsoft Certification
20 48 (19.92%) SCCM
21 43 (17.84%) DHCP
22 40 (16.60%) Firewall
23 35 (14.52%) NetApp
23 35 (14.52%) HP
24 34 (14.11%) vSphere
25 33 (13.69%) SCOM
25 33 (13.69%) MCSE
25 33 (13.69%) SQL Server

Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 58 (24.07%) MS Exchange
2 29 (12.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (9.13%) IIS
4 18 (7.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 17 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (5.39%) SharePoint
7 8 (3.32%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (2.49%) Skype for Business
9 4 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.66%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.24%) Apache
11 2 (0.83%) JBoss
11 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.41%) CMS
12 1 (0.41%) nginx
12 1 (0.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (6.22%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (3.73%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 78 (32.37%) Office 365
2 51 (21.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (10.79%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.73%) IaaS
5 8 (3.32%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (3.32%) Mimecast
6 7 (2.90%) PaaS
7 5 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.24%) SaaS
9 2 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.41%) Heroku
10 1 (0.41%) Serverless
10 1 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 63 (26.14%) SAN
2 59 (24.48%) DNS
3 43 (17.84%) DHCP
4 40 (16.60%) Firewall
5 25 (10.37%) TCP/IP
6 21 (8.71%) WAN
7 18 (7.47%) LAN
8 15 (6.22%) VLAN
9 12 (4.98%) Remote Desktop
10 11 (4.56%) Wireless
11 9 (3.73%) VPN
12 8 (3.32%) Internet
12 8 (3.32%) VoIP
13 6 (2.49%) FTP
13 6 (2.49%) iSCSI
14 5 (2.07%) Skype
15 4 (1.66%) HTTP
15 4 (1.66%) NAS
16 3 (1.24%) IP Telephony
16 3 (1.24%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.24%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.41%) MySQL
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (0.83%) JUnit
2 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
General
1 96 (39.83%) Finance
2 30 (12.45%) Banking
3 20 (8.30%) Financial Institution
4 12 (4.98%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.66%) Games
5 4 (1.66%) Law
5 4 (1.66%) Publishing
5 4 (1.66%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.24%) Retail
7 2 (0.83%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.83%) Legal
8 1 (0.41%) Electronics
8 1 (0.41%) Front Office
8 1 (0.41%) Local Government
8 1 (0.41%) Marketing
8 1 (0.41%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.05%) .NET
2 11 (4.56%) WSH
3 7 (2.90%) Web Services
4 3 (1.24%) Spring
4 3 (1.24%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (0.83%) .NET Core
5 2 (0.83%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.83%) COM
5 2 (0.83%) Node.js
5 2 (0.83%) RESTful
6 1 (0.41%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.41%) J2EE
6 1 (0.41%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (0.41%) LAMP
6 1 (0.41%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.41%) Struts
6 1 (0.41%) Velocity
6 1 (0.41%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 53 (21.99%) Data Centre
2 22 (9.13%) Replication
3 14 (5.81%) Hedge funds
4 11 (4.56%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.49%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.49%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.66%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.66%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.24%) Clustering
8 3 (1.24%) iPhone
8 3 (1.24%) Online Games
9 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.83%) HP Storage
9 2 (0.83%) HP StoreVirtual
9 2 (0.83%) iPad
9 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.83%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.41%) EMC VMAX
10 1 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 211 (87.55%) Windows
2 174 (72.20%) Windows Server
3 86 (35.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 75 (31.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 53 (21.99%) Linux
6 32 (13.28%) Windows 7
7 31 (12.86%) Windows 10
8 18 (7.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (5.39%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.90%) Windows Vista
11 5 (2.07%) Android
11 5 (2.07%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.66%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.66%) Unix
12 4 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.24%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.83%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.83%) Debian
14 2 (0.83%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (12.45%) Migration
2 27 (11.20%) ITIL
3 23 (9.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (8.30%) Virtual Environments
5 16 (6.64%) DevOps
6 15 (6.22%) Project Management
7 14 (5.81%) Capacity Management
7 14 (5.81%) High Availability
7 14 (5.81%) Patch Management
8 12 (4.98%) Low Latency
8 12 (4.98%) Proactive Monitoring
9 10 (4.15%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (3.73%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (3.73%) MVC
11 8 (3.32%) Asset Management
11 8 (3.32%) Infrastructure Management
11 8 (3.32%) Investment Management
11 8 (3.32%) Software Engineering
11 8 (3.32%) Time Management
12 7 (2.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (29.46%) PowerShell
2 30 (12.45%) SQL
3 23 (9.54%) C#
4 20 (8.30%) Python
5 18 (7.47%) Perl
6 10 (4.15%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.49%) Ruby
8 5 (2.07%) Java
9 4 (1.66%) C
9 4 (1.66%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.24%) C++
10 3 (1.24%) VBScript
11 1 (0.41%) AWK
11 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.41%) PHP
11 1 (0.41%) sed
11 1 (0.41%) VB
11 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (20.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (13.69%) MCSE
3 30 (12.45%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (7.47%) CCNA
5 16 (6.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (4.56%) Degree
7 10 (4.15%) MCSA
7 10 (4.15%) RHCE
8 2 (0.83%) CCA
8 2 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.83%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.83%) MCITP
9 1 (0.41%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.41%) CCNP
9 1 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.41%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.07%) SLA
2 3 (1.24%) GDPR
3 2 (0.83%) QA
4 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 157 (65.15%) Active Directory
2 86 (35.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (22.41%) Hyper-V
4 34 (14.11%) vSphere
5 26 (10.79%) XenApp
6 13 (5.39%) DFS Replication
6 13 (5.39%) Virtual Servers
7 11 (4.56%) Terminal Server
8 8 (3.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (2.90%) NFS
9 7 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (2.07%) XenDesktop
11 4 (1.66%) Docker
11 4 (1.66%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (1.66%) VMware Server
12 3 (1.24%) XenServer
13 2 (0.83%) MetaFrame
13 2 (0.83%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 48 (19.92%) SCCM
2 33 (13.69%) SCOM
3 14 (5.81%) Ansible
4 11 (4.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 11 (4.56%) WMI
5 10 (4.15%) Backup Exec
5 10 (4.15%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (4.15%) Puppet
6 8 (3.32%) Nagios
6 8 (3.32%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (2.90%) Terraform
8 6 (2.49%) EdgeSight
8 6 (2.49%) WSUS
9 5 (2.07%) SCOrch
10 4 (1.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (1.66%) MIIS
10 4 (1.66%) NetBackup
10 4 (1.66%) Red Hat Satellite
10 4 (1.66%) SCVMM
11 3 (1.24%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 143 (59.34%) VMware
2 130 (53.94%) Microsoft
3 74 (30.71%) Cisco
4 56 (23.24%) Citrix
5 35 (14.52%) HP
5 35 (14.52%) NetApp
6 23 (9.54%) Dell
7 21 (8.71%) Red Hat
8 15 (6.22%) 3PAR
9 14 (5.81%) EMC
9 14 (5.81%) Hitachi
10 12 (4.98%) F5
10 12 (4.98%) Symantec
11 11 (4.56%) IBM
12 10 (4.15%) Brocade
13 9 (3.73%) CommVault
13 9 (3.73%) Veeam
14 8 (3.32%) Draytek
15 7 (2.90%) EqualLogic
15 7 (2.90%) Meraki