Period
to 2 March 2021

The median annual salary for a Server Engineer was £49,750 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 2 March 2021.

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

Server Engineer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 173 221 251
Rank change year-on-year +48 +30 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 11 11 22
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.31% 0.21% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.22% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 22
Median annual salary £49,750 £46,741 £72,312
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.44% -35.36% +178.12%
North West median annual salary £46,000 £37,500 £56,250
% change year-on-year +22.67% -33.33% +110.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 3,402 4,972 6,287
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.54% 96.02% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2,944 4,064 5,273
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,575 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £72,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in Manchester

Server Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Server Engineer in Manchester

Server Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Server Engineer in Manchester over the 6 months to 2 March 2021.

Salary histogram for Server Engineer in Manchester

Server Engineer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 2 March 2021. 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
Bolton +5 2 £42,000 +27.27%
Server Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2021, 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 Manchester region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Azure
1 8 (72.73%) DevOps
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
2 7 (63.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (63.64%) AWS
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
4 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (36.36%) Jasmine
4 4 (36.36%) Node.js
4 4 (36.36%) TypeScript
4 4 (36.36%) Docker
4 4 (36.36%) Kubernetes
4 4 (36.36%) React
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (36.36%) Storybook
4 4 (36.36%) GraphQL
4 4 (36.36%) Jest
4 4 (36.36%) Serverless
5 3 (27.27%) GatsbyJS
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (27.27%) IaaS

Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (27.27%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) Azure
2 7 (63.64%) AWS
3 4 (36.36%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (36.36%) Serverless
4 3 (27.27%) IaaS
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DHCP
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) VoIP
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) MPLS
3 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Jasmine
1 4 (36.36%) Storybook
2 1 (9.09%) CircleCI
2 1 (9.09%) GoCD
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) CSS
1 4 (36.36%) GraphQL
1 4 (36.36%) Jest
1 4 (36.36%) Node.js
1 4 (36.36%) React
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) GatsbyJS
3 1 (9.09%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) DevOps
2 7 (63.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Refactoring
4 3 (27.27%) Server Building
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Server Management
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) TypeScript
3 3 (27.27%) ES6
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 4 (36.36%) Docker
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Kubernetes
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Avaya
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Dell
3 2 (18.18%) EMC
3 2 (18.18%) NetApp
3 2 (18.18%) Veeam
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco