The median annual salary for a Server Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Server Engineer
England / North West
Rank 237 209 209
Rank change year-on-year -28 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 17 29 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.28% 0.51% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.53% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 26
Median salary £42,500 £32,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.77% -22.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £26,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% +1.38%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5946 5514 6351
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.73% 97.03% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4952 4624 5108
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in the North West

Server Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Server Engineer in the North West

Server Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Server Engineer in the North West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Server Engineer in the North West

Server Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Merseyside -4 7 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Manchester -28 7 £42,500 +29.77% 3
Cheshire +7 2 £30,250 +21.00% 1
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 61 (92.42%) Windows
2 51 (77.27%) Windows Server
3 37 (56.06%) VMware
4 34 (51.52%) Data Centre
5 33 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 27 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (37.88%) Microsoft
8 24 (36.36%) Finance
9 23 (34.85%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (34.85%) Active Directory
9 23 (34.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (33.33%) DHCP
10 22 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 20 (30.30%) DNS
12 18 (27.27%) Cisco
12 18 (27.27%) PowerShell
13 17 (25.76%) Office 365
14 16 (24.24%) MS Excel
15 15 (22.73%) Citrix
15 15 (22.73%) Firewall
15 15 (22.73%) Migration
16 14 (21.21%) SCCM
16 14 (21.21%) ITIL
16 14 (21.21%) SQL Server
17 13 (19.70%) SQL
17 13 (19.70%) Linux
17 13 (19.70%) SCOM
17 13 (19.70%) SCOrch
17 13 (19.70%) Private Cloud
18 12 (18.18%) VMware ESXi

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 11 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (10.61%) IIS
4 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 22 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (25.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (33.33%) DHCP
2 20 (30.30%) DNS
3 15 (22.73%) Firewall
4 7 (10.61%) VLAN
5 6 (9.09%) MPLS
5 6 (9.09%) SAN
5 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 6 (9.09%) VPN
6 5 (7.58%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (6.06%) Network Security
8 2 (3.03%) DDNS
8 2 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (3.03%) IPsec
8 2 (3.03%) IPv6
8 2 (3.03%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.03%) LAN
8 2 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (3.03%) WAN
8 2 (3.03%) Wireless
9 1 (1.52%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.21%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) JIRA
1 2 (3.03%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 24 (36.36%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Banking
2 9 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.03%) Games
4 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 34 (51.52%) Data Centre
2 13 (19.70%) Private Cloud
3 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (10.61%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (7.58%) FlexPod
6 4 (6.06%) CCTV
7 2 (3.03%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (3.03%) iPad
7 2 (3.03%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (1.52%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 61 (92.42%) Windows
2 51 (77.27%) Windows Server
3 27 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (34.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (19.70%) Linux
6 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (7.58%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.03%) Unix
9 1 (1.52%) AIX
9 1 (1.52%) HPUX
9 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) Migration
2 14 (21.21%) ITIL
3 10 (15.15%) DevOps
4 8 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.61%) Operations Management
6 6 (9.09%) Change Management
7 5 (7.58%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (6.06%) Converged Infrastructure
8 4 (6.06%) Data Protection
8 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.06%) Network Management
9 2 (3.03%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.03%) High Availability
9 2 (3.03%) ITIL V3
9 2 (3.03%) Load Testing
9 2 (3.03%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.03%) Software Deployment
10 1 (1.52%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 13 (19.70%) SQL
3 2 (3.03%) Java
3 2 (3.03%) VB
3 2 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (13.64%) MCITP
3 7 (10.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (9.09%) MCSE
5 5 (7.58%) CCNA
5 5 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (7.58%) NCDA
6 4 (6.06%) MCSA
7 2 (3.03%) DBS Check
7 2 (3.03%) Degree
System Software
1 33 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 23 (34.85%) Active Directory
2 23 (34.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (18.18%) VMware Server
4 6 (9.09%) vSphere
5 2 (3.03%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (21.21%) SCCM
2 13 (19.70%) SCOM
2 13 (19.70%) SCOrch
3 12 (18.18%) SCVMM
4 7 (10.61%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.55%) FortiGate
6 2 (3.03%) Backup Exec
6 2 (3.03%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (1.52%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.52%) Ansible
7 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (56.06%) VMware
2 25 (37.88%) Microsoft
3 18 (27.27%) Cisco
4 15 (22.73%) Citrix
5 7 (10.61%) Symantec
6 5 (7.58%) NetApp
7 4 (6.06%) Kaspersky
8 3 (4.55%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.55%) SonicWALL
9 2 (3.03%) 3PAR
9 2 (3.03%) HP
10 1 (1.52%) Juniper
10 1 (1.52%) Oracle
10 1 (1.52%) Sage
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