Period
to 15 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Server Engineer was £49,482 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 320 347 295
Rank change year-on-year +27 -52 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 32 25 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.29% 0.19% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.20% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 29 15 55
North West median annual salary £49,482 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.25% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,700 £28,250
90th Percentile £72,312 £50,950 £51,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%

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 10,833 12,691 12,064
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 96.67% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 8,787 10,191 10,157
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +22 23 £72,312 +167.82% 4
Cheshire +19 3 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Lancashire +4 3 £49,482 +36.50%
Merseyside +4 2 £32,500 - 1
Cumbria - 1 - - 1
Server Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 28 (87.50%) Windows
2 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
2 25 (78.13%) VMware
2 25 (78.13%) Windows Server
3 22 (68.75%) Linux
4 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (59.38%) Analytics
5 19 (59.38%) Mentoring
5 19 (59.38%) Coaching
5 19 (59.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (59.38%) Service Management
6 17 (53.13%) Red Hat
7 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (50.00%) HP
7 16 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 16 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (43.75%) Server Management
8 14 (43.75%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (40.63%) Change Management
9 13 (40.63%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (25.00%) Firewall
10 8 (25.00%) ITIL
11 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
11 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
11 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
12 6 (18.75%) Citrix
12 6 (18.75%) Microsoft

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 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) nginx
2 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Office 365
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Firewall
2 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
3 5 (15.63%) Unified Communications
4 4 (12.50%) DNS
5 3 (9.38%) LAN
5 3 (9.38%) SAN
5 3 (9.38%) WAN
6 2 (6.25%) DHCP
6 2 (6.25%) HTTP
6 2 (6.25%) NAS
6 2 (6.25%) SSH
6 2 (6.25%) VPN
7 1 (3.13%) BGP
7 1 (3.13%) EIGRP
7 1 (3.13%) MPLS
7 1 (3.13%) Network Security
7 1 (3.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) GitLab
General
1 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) JSON
1 2 (6.25%) Web Services
1 2 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.63%) Driving Licence
3 4 (12.50%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (87.50%) Windows
2 25 (78.13%) Windows Server
3 22 (68.75%) Linux
4 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (59.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (9.38%) Unix
8 2 (6.25%) SUSE
9 1 (3.13%) CentOS
9 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (59.38%) Analytics
1 19 (59.38%) Coaching
1 19 (59.38%) Mentoring
1 19 (59.38%) Service Management
2 16 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 14 (43.75%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (43.75%) Server Management
4 13 (40.63%) Change Management
4 13 (40.63%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 8 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (6.25%) High Availability
6 2 (6.25%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.13%) Process Management
7 1 (3.13%) Tech Ops
7 1 (3.13%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.63%) VMware Server
4 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (9.38%) Puppet
1 3 (9.38%) vMotion
Vendors
1 25 (78.13%) VMware
2 17 (53.13%) Red Hat
3 16 (50.00%) HP
4 6 (18.75%) Citrix
4 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle
6 1 (3.13%) Sun
6 1 (3.13%) Veeam