Period
to 20 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Server Engineer was £31,536 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

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

Server Engineer
England > North West
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 323 338 308
Rank change year-on-year +15 -30 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 37 37 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.31% 0.28% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.29% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 26 25 35
North West median annual salary £31,536 £40,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.13% +15.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £23,125 £30,050 £28,700
90th Percentile £60,531 £47,500 £51,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 11,527 12,750 11,603
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 96.68% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9,335 10,271 9,820
North West median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 6 months to 20 September 2018.

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 6 months to 20 September 2018. 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
Manchester +33 18 £25,750 -15.57% 2
Cheshire +6 13 £35,000 -17.65% 3
Merseyside +7 4 £32,250 -28.33%
Lancashire +4 1 £44,500 +36.92%
Cumbria - 1 - -
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 North West region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (83.78%) Windows
2 26 (70.27%) Windows Server
3 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
4 20 (54.05%) Firewall
5 19 (51.35%) VMware
6 17 (45.95%) TCP/IP
6 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (43.24%) Cisco
8 15 (40.54%) LAN
8 15 (40.54%) Linux
8 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (37.84%) DNS
10 12 (32.43%) DHCP
10 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
10 12 (32.43%) Hyper-V
10 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
11 11 (29.73%) Telecoms
11 11 (29.73%) SAN
11 11 (29.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (27.03%) WAN
13 9 (24.32%) MPLS
13 9 (24.32%) VPN
13 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (24.32%) Network Security
13 9 (24.32%) Retail
13 9 (24.32%) Office 365
13 9 (24.32%) Problem-Solving
14 8 (21.62%) Server Management

Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (29.73%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.41%) IIS
4 2 (5.41%) nginx
4 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (24.32%) Office 365
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (54.05%) Firewall
2 17 (45.95%) TCP/IP
3 15 (40.54%) LAN
4 14 (37.84%) DNS
5 12 (32.43%) DHCP
6 11 (29.73%) SAN
7 10 (27.03%) WAN
8 9 (24.32%) MPLS
8 9 (24.32%) Network Security
8 9 (24.32%) VPN
9 6 (16.22%) Unified Communications
10 5 (13.51%) BGP
10 5 (13.51%) EIGRP
10 5 (13.51%) VoIP
10 5 (13.51%) Wireless
11 4 (10.81%) Ethernet
11 4 (10.81%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (10.81%) NAS
11 4 (10.81%) SSL
11 4 (10.81%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
General
1 11 (29.73%) Telecoms
2 9 (24.32%) Retail
3 8 (21.62%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) JSON
1 2 (5.41%) Web Services
1 2 (5.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (21.62%) Driving Licence
3 5 (13.51%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (10.81%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (10.81%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (2.70%) Clustering
5 1 (2.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (83.78%) Windows
2 26 (70.27%) Windows Server
3 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (40.54%) Linux
4 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (16.22%) SUSE
6 5 (13.51%) CentOS
7 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (8.11%) Unix
7 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
8 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.70%) Solaris
9 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (24.32%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (21.62%) Customer Engagement
3 8 (21.62%) Server Management
4 7 (18.92%) Service Management
5 6 (16.22%) ITIL
6 5 (13.51%) Load Balancing
7 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.81%) WFM
8 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.11%) Analytics
8 3 (8.11%) Change Management
8 3 (8.11%) Coaching
8 3 (8.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 2 (5.41%) High Availability
9 2 (5.41%) Password Management
9 2 (5.41%) Proactive Monitoring
9 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
9 2 (5.41%) Storage Management
10 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) CCNA
1 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
1 1 (2.70%) MCITP
1 1 (2.70%) MCP
1 1 (2.70%) MCTS
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
2 12 (32.43%) Hyper-V
2 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (16.22%) VMware Server
4 5 (13.51%) Terminal Services
5 2 (5.41%) Xen
6 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) VMware
2 16 (43.24%) Cisco
3 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
4 8 (21.62%) Citrix
4 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
5 4 (10.81%) Blue Coat
5 4 (10.81%) F5
5 4 (10.81%) HP
5 4 (10.81%) Infoblox
6 2 (5.41%) Dell
7 1 (2.70%) Avaya
7 1 (2.70%) Mitel
7 1 (2.70%) NetApp
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle
7 1 (2.70%) Pegasus
7 1 (2.70%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (2.70%) Sun
7 1 (2.70%) Veeam