Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Server Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 338 287 316
Rank change year-on-year -51 +29 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 29 77 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.62% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.64% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 23 54 30
North West median annual salary £27,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.29% +9.68% +12.32%
10th Percentile £21,350 £27,875 £24,775
90th Percentile £45,000 £51,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +4.94% +5.19% +5.54%

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 12,211 11,961 11,492
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 96.71% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 9,786 10,090 9,598
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -17 14 £25,500 -40.00% 8
Cheshire -42 8 £41,500 +18.57% 5
Merseyside +17 5 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Lancashire +1 1 £27,500 -21.43%
Cumbria - 1 £18,000 - 2
Server Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 28 (96.55%) Windows
2 23 (79.31%) Windows Server
3 20 (68.97%) Active Directory
4 16 (55.17%) Office 365
4 16 (55.17%) VMware
5 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
6 13 (44.83%) Cisco
6 13 (44.83%) ITIL
7 11 (37.93%) Hyper-V
7 11 (37.93%) SCCM
8 10 (34.48%) SQL
8 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
9 9 (31.03%) WAN
9 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
9 9 (31.03%) LAN
9 9 (31.03%) Firewall
10 8 (27.59%) DNS
11 7 (24.14%) SLA
11 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Office
12 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (20.69%) MCP
12 6 (20.69%) MCSE
12 6 (20.69%) MCSA
13 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
13 5 (17.24%) SCOM
14 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared

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 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (13.79%) Skype for Business
4 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (55.17%) Office 365
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.90%) IaaS
3 2 (6.90%) PaaS
4 1 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (3.45%) Mimecast
4 1 (3.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
2 9 (31.03%) Firewall
2 9 (31.03%) LAN
2 9 (31.03%) WAN
3 8 (27.59%) DNS
4 4 (13.79%) Internet
4 4 (13.79%) VoIP
5 3 (10.34%) Skype
6 2 (6.90%) DHCP
6 2 (6.90%) SAN
7 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.45%) SMTP
7 1 (3.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.45%) Maven
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) PKI
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Windows
2 23 (79.31%) Windows Server
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) ITIL
2 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
2 3 (10.34%) Project Management
3 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (6.90%) MVC
3 2 (6.90%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (6.90%) Server Building
4 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.45%) CRM
4 1 (3.45%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.45%) DevOps
4 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.45%) ERP
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.45%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.45%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.90%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) VBScript
4 1 (3.45%) Go
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.69%) MCP
2 6 (20.69%) MCSA
2 6 (20.69%) MCSE
3 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (68.97%) Active Directory
2 11 (37.93%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.90%) Xen
4 2 (6.90%) XenApp
5 1 (3.45%) Docker
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (37.93%) SCCM
2 5 (17.24%) SCOM
3 2 (6.90%) EdgeSight
3 2 (6.90%) Nagios
4 1 (3.45%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) VMware
2 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
3 13 (44.83%) Cisco
4 4 (13.79%) NetApp
5 3 (10.34%) Citrix
6 2 (6.90%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) Capita
7 1 (3.45%) Dell
7 1 (3.45%) EMC
7 1 (3.45%) Ivanti
7 1 (3.45%) Mitel
7 1 (3.45%) Remedy
7 1 (3.45%) Sage
7 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.45%) Veeam