Period
to 23 November 2020

The median annual salary for a Server Engineer was £40,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 November 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
23 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 245 430 420
Rank change year-on-year +185 -10 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 48 77 118
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.55% 0.31% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.32% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 28 54 112
Median annual salary £40,750 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.88% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £21,375 £27,500 £24,050
90th Percentile £50,750 £47,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11% +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 8,373 23,956 27,757
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 95.99% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6,899 19,709 23,066
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 23 November 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 23 November 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 +133 23 £41,250 +19.57%
Hampshire +115 20 £40,000 +17.65% 4
Berkshire +87 14 £55,000 +83.33%
Oxfordshire +64 7 £45,000 +5.88%
Surrey +89 5 £43,500 +8.75% 1
Buckinghamshire +72 2 £37,500 -25.00%
Server Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 42 (87.50%) Windows
2 39 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 37 (77.08%) VMware
4 36 (75.00%) Active Directory
5 33 (68.75%) Windows Server
6 27 (56.25%) DNS
6 27 (56.25%) Security Cleared
7 25 (52.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 25 (52.08%) SCCM
8 23 (47.92%) DV Cleared
9 19 (39.58%) DHCP
10 18 (37.50%) Hyper-V
11 17 (35.42%) WSUS
12 16 (33.33%) SCOM
12 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2016
13 14 (29.17%) Office 365
14 13 (27.08%) SC Cleared
14 13 (27.08%) Citrix
14 13 (27.08%) Data Centre
15 12 (25.00%) HP
15 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (25.00%) Symantec
15 12 (25.00%) NetBackup
15 12 (25.00%) SCVMM
15 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (22.92%) EMC NetWorker
16 11 (22.92%) Validation
16 11 (22.92%) Disaster Recovery
16 11 (22.92%) EMC
16 11 (22.92%) Performance Monitoring

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 5 (10.42%) IIS
1 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
1 5 (10.42%) Skype for Business
2 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.17%) Office 365
2 10 (20.83%) Azure
3 7 (14.58%) AWS
4 4 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (4.17%) SaaS
6 1 (2.08%) Cloudflare
6 1 (2.08%) Heroku
6 1 (2.08%) IaaS
6 1 (2.08%) OneDrive
6 1 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (56.25%) DNS
2 19 (39.58%) DHCP
3 6 (12.50%) Firewall
3 6 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (10.42%) Skype
4 5 (10.42%) VoIP
5 4 (8.33%) SAN
6 3 (6.25%) Internet
7 1 (2.08%) ICMP
7 1 (2.08%) LAN
7 1 (2.08%) Network Security
7 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) Redis
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 9 (18.75%) Military
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) GraphQL
1 1 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (2.08%) React
1 1 (2.08%) REST
1 1 (2.08%) Spring
1 1 (2.08%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) iPhone
4 1 (2.08%) PKI
4 1 (2.08%) PMI
4 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (87.50%) Windows
2 33 (68.75%) Windows Server
3 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2016
4 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (12.50%) Linux
6 6 (12.50%) Windows 10
7 4 (8.33%) Windows Vista
8 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Disaster Recovery
1 11 (22.92%) Performance Monitoring
1 11 (22.92%) Proactive Management
1 11 (22.92%) Server Management
1 11 (22.92%) Storage Management
1 11 (22.92%) Validation
2 8 (16.67%) ITIL
3 6 (12.50%) ITSM
3 6 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (8.33%) Hardware Maintenance
5 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.33%) Migration
6 3 (6.25%) DevOps
7 2 (4.17%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (4.17%) ERP
8 1 (2.08%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (2.08%) Change Control
8 1 (2.08%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) PowerShell
2 9 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (4.17%) VB
3 2 (4.17%) VBScript
4 1 (2.08%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) Kotlin
4 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 23 (47.92%) DV Cleared
3 13 (27.08%) SC Cleared
4 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (14.58%) CCNA
5 7 (14.58%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (14.58%) Degree
5 7 (14.58%) MCSA
5 7 (14.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (10.42%) CISSP
6 5 (10.42%) VCP6
7 2 (4.17%) DBS Check
8 1 (2.08%) MCP
8 1 (2.08%) MCSE
8 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 25 (52.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.42%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (52.08%) SCCM
2 17 (35.42%) WSUS
3 16 (33.33%) SCOM
4 12 (25.00%) NetBackup
4 12 (25.00%) SCVMM
5 11 (22.92%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (2.08%) SCSM
Vendors
1 39 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 37 (77.08%) VMware
3 13 (27.08%) Citrix
4 12 (25.00%) HP
4 12 (25.00%) Symantec
5 11 (22.92%) EMC
6 6 (12.50%) Cisco
7 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.08%) Dell
8 1 (2.08%) Imperva
8 1 (2.08%) Remedy
8 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.08%) Veeam