The median annual salary for a Server Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 332 324 335
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 55 119 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.38% 0.65% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.67% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 45 104 126
Median salary £37,500 £38,125 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.63% +1.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,650 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 13991 17674 20705
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.62% 96.97% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11722 15033 16859
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Server Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in the South East

Server Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Server Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 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
Surrey +36 18 £37,500 -3.84%
Hampshire +14 10 £37,750 -6.79% 1
Kent +10 7 £30,000 +25.00% 1
Berkshire -19 6 £53,750 +40.52%
East Sussex +11 4 £25,000 -21.25%
West Sussex +8 4 £41,500 -2.35% 1
Buckinghamshire -5 4 £34,000 +4.61%
Middlesex +3 2 £37,500 -
Server Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 South East region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 103 (88.03%) Windows
2 77 (65.81%) Windows Server
3 65 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 58 (49.57%) VMware
5 54 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 44 (37.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 43 (36.75%) MS Exchange
8 39 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (29.91%) VMware Infrastructure
10 30 (25.64%) SAN
11 26 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 26 (22.22%) Linux
12 25 (21.37%) Hyper-V
13 24 (20.51%) Office 365
13 24 (20.51%) Citrix
14 23 (19.66%) Exchange Server 2013
15 22 (18.80%) Microsoft Certification
16 21 (17.95%) Cisco
17 19 (16.24%) TCP/IP
17 19 (16.24%) SQL
17 19 (16.24%) Firewall
17 19 (16.24%) Finance
18 18 (15.38%) McAfee
18 18 (15.38%) SQL Server
19 17 (14.53%) DNS
19 17 (14.53%) SCCM
20 16 (13.68%) Microsoft Azure
20 16 (13.68%) vSphere
21 15 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
21 15 (12.82%) HP

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 43 (36.75%) MS Exchange
2 23 (19.66%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (8.55%) IIS
5 9 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (6.84%) SharePoint
7 7 (5.98%) Skype for Business
8 5 (4.27%) Tomcat
9 4 (3.42%) Apache
10 3 (2.56%) JBoss
11 2 (1.71%) SAS
12 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.85%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (8.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 24 (20.51%) Office 365
2 16 (13.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.71%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.71%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.71%) SaaS
4 2 (1.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.85%) G Suite
5 1 (0.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (25.64%) SAN
2 19 (16.24%) Firewall
2 19 (16.24%) TCP/IP
3 17 (14.53%) DNS
4 13 (11.11%) VPN
5 11 (9.40%) DHCP
5 11 (9.40%) VLAN
6 10 (8.55%) iSCSI
7 9 (7.69%) Internet
7 9 (7.69%) Wireless
8 5 (4.27%) LAN
9 4 (3.42%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (2.56%) MPLS
10 3 (2.56%) NAS
10 3 (2.56%) WAN
11 2 (1.71%) IPsec
11 2 (1.71%) LDAP
11 2 (1.71%) WLAN
12 1 (0.85%) VoIP
12 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.71%) MySQL
4 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Selenium
1 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (16.24%) Finance
2 6 (5.13%) Local Government
3 5 (4.27%) Legal
4 2 (1.71%) Publishing
4 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.71%) LAMP
2 1 (0.85%) Middleware
2 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 9 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 9 (7.69%) iPad
3 6 (5.13%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (3.42%) Clustering
4 4 (3.42%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.71%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) EMC VNXe
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 103 (88.03%) Windows
2 77 (65.81%) Windows Server
3 44 (37.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (22.22%) Linux
5 26 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (7.69%) Mac OS
7 5 (4.27%) Windows 10
7 5 (4.27%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.27%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.42%) Windows Vista
8 4 (3.42%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.71%) Solaris
10 1 (0.85%) AIX
10 1 (0.85%) CentOS
10 1 (0.85%) Debian
10 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.85%) SUSE
10 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (10.26%) ITIL
2 10 (8.55%) E-Commerce
3 9 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
3 9 (7.69%) Migration
3 9 (7.69%) Server Building
4 7 (5.98%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (5.98%) DevOps
4 7 (5.98%) Software Delivery
5 5 (4.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (3.42%) Application Packaging
6 4 (3.42%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (3.42%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (3.42%) Mentoring
7 3 (2.56%) Presales
7 3 (2.56%) Project Management
8 2 (1.71%) Capacity Management
8 2 (1.71%) Data Protection
8 2 (1.71%) Information Security
8 2 (1.71%) Load Balancing
8 2 (1.71%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.24%) SQL
2 10 (8.55%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.84%) Bash Shell
3 8 (6.84%) Perl
4 7 (5.98%) Python
4 7 (5.98%) Ruby
5 4 (3.42%) VB
6 2 (1.71%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (18.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (11.97%) MCSE
2 14 (11.97%) SC Cleared
2 14 (11.97%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.84%) DBS Check
3 8 (6.84%) MCP
4 6 (5.13%) MCITP
5 5 (4.27%) MCSA
6 4 (3.42%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (3.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.56%) CCNA
7 3 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.71%) Degree
8 2 (1.71%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.85%) RHCE
9 1 (0.85%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.69%) SLA
2 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 35 (29.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (21.37%) Hyper-V
4 16 (13.68%) vSphere
5 5 (4.27%) XenApp
6 3 (2.56%) Terminal Server
6 3 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.71%) Firmware
7 2 (1.71%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.85%) NFS
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.85%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (14.53%) SCCM
2 12 (10.26%) Backup Exec
3 9 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (6.84%) Puppet
5 7 (5.98%) Ansible
5 7 (5.98%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (3.42%) HP SIM
7 3 (2.56%) vCenter Server
8 2 (1.71%) Nessus
8 2 (1.71%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.85%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.85%) SCOM
9 1 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 58 (49.57%) VMware
2 54 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 24 (20.51%) Citrix
4 21 (17.95%) Cisco
5 18 (15.38%) McAfee
6 15 (12.82%) HP
7 13 (11.11%) Veeam
8 11 (9.40%) Symantec
9 9 (7.69%) Kaspersky
9 9 (7.69%) WatchGuard
10 7 (5.98%) SaltStack
11 5 (4.27%) NetApp
12 3 (2.56%) AppSense
12 3 (2.56%) Avaya
12 3 (2.56%) Sun
13 2 (1.71%) Dell
13 2 (1.71%) IBM
13 2 (1.71%) Intel
13 2 (1.71%) Mitel
13 2 (1.71%) SolarWinds
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Posted: 17 hours ago
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