Period
to 29 May 2020

The median annual salary for a Server Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

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

Server Engineer
England > South East
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 350 405 426
Rank change year-on-year +55 +21 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 50 95 133
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.36% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.38% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 24 67 124
Median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +11.80% +10.27%
10th Percentile £31,625 £28,371 £27,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £46,741 £45,000
% change year-on-year -14.42% +3.87% +8.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15,426 25,194 29,474
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 96.65% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 12,488 20,594 24,590
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in the South East

Server Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Server Engineer in the South East.

Salary trend for Server Engineer in the South East

Server Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Server Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Server Engineer in the South East

Server Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 29 May 2020. 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
Thames Valley +89 27 £37,500 +10.29% 2
Berkshire +76 20 - - 2
Hampshire +27 17 £42,500 +3.66% 1
Surrey +52 5 £40,000 -11.60% 1
Oxfordshire +21 4 £42,500 +9.83%
Buckinghamshire +24 3 £37,500 +25.00%
East Sussex +21 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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 South East region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 44 (88.00%) Windows
2 40 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 39 (78.00%) Microsoft
3 39 (78.00%) VMware
4 36 (72.00%) Active Directory
5 30 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 28 (56.00%) Hyper-V
7 27 (54.00%) Security Cleared
8 25 (50.00%) Data Centre
9 24 (48.00%) DV Cleared
9 24 (48.00%) DNS
9 24 (48.00%) DHCP
10 21 (42.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (42.00%) WSUS
10 21 (42.00%) Storage Management
11 20 (40.00%) Windows Server 2016
11 20 (40.00%) SCCM
11 20 (40.00%) SCOM
11 20 (40.00%) HP
11 20 (40.00%) EMC
11 20 (40.00%) Citrix
11 20 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (38.00%) Validation
12 19 (38.00%) NetBackup
12 19 (38.00%) Symantec
12 19 (38.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 19 (38.00%) SCVMM
12 19 (38.00%) EMC NetWorker
12 19 (38.00%) Performance Monitoring
12 19 (38.00%) Server Management

Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (2.00%) IIS
1 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.00%) Azure
2 7 (14.00%) Office 365
3 2 (4.00%) SaaS
4 1 (2.00%) AWS
4 1 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (48.00%) DHCP
1 24 (48.00%) DNS
2 12 (24.00%) Firewall
3 3 (6.00%) SAN
3 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.00%) VPN
4 2 (4.00%) LAN
4 2 (4.00%) VLAN
4 2 (4.00%) WAN
5 1 (2.00%) Internet
5 1 (2.00%) NAS
5 1 (2.00%) Network Security
5 1 (2.00%) Skype
5 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.00%) LINQPad
1 1 (2.00%) Postman
1 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (2.00%) Advertising
1 1 (2.00%) Electronics
1 1 (2.00%) Finance
1 1 (2.00%) Games
1 1 (2.00%) Law
1 1 (2.00%) Military
1 1 (2.00%) Police
1 1 (2.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) .NET Core
2 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.00%) Replication
2 2 (4.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.00%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 44 (88.00%) Windows
2 40 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 21 (42.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (40.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 6 (12.00%) Linux
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.00%) Solaris
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Storage Management
2 19 (38.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (38.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 19 (38.00%) Proactive Management
2 19 (38.00%) Server Management
2 19 (38.00%) Validation
3 16 (32.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (8.00%) Migration
5 3 (6.00%) DevOps
5 3 (6.00%) ITIL
6 2 (4.00%) Server Building
7 1 (2.00%) Antivirus Management
7 1 (2.00%) Change Control
7 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure as Code
7 1 (2.00%) Proactive Monitoring
7 1 (2.00%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (2.00%) Runbook
7 1 (2.00%) Software Delivery
7 1 (2.00%) Systems Engineering
7 1 (2.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.00%) C#
2 2 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (54.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (48.00%) DV Cleared
3 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.00%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.00%) CCNA
5 1 (2.00%) CCNP
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.00%) MCITP
5 1 (2.00%) MCP
5 1 (2.00%) MCSA
5 1 (2.00%) MCSE
5 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (72.00%) Active Directory
2 30 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (56.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (42.00%) WSUS
2 20 (40.00%) SCCM
2 20 (40.00%) SCOM
3 19 (38.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 19 (38.00%) NetBackup
3 19 (38.00%) SCVMM
4 3 (6.00%) Terraform
5 2 (4.00%) Ansible
6 1 (2.00%) FortiGate
6 1 (2.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 39 (78.00%) Microsoft
1 39 (78.00%) VMware
2 20 (40.00%) Citrix
2 20 (40.00%) EMC
2 20 (40.00%) HP
3 19 (38.00%) Symantec
4 5 (10.00%) Cisco
5 3 (6.00%) WatchGuard
6 1 (2.00%) PagerDuty