Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Server Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 415 397 390
Rank change year-on-year -18 -7 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 138 196 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.45% 0.56% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.57% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 114 174 251
South East median annual salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.06% +5.33% +13.64%
10th Percentile £25,825 £23,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,625 £61,250 £45,500
England median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -

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 29359 34118 41518
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.97% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24514 28618 34604
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Server Engineer in the job title as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -29 51 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Hampshire +23 30 £41,500 +9.21% 3
Surrey +14 23 £40,750 +13.99%
Berkshire -20 22 £38,250 -15.00%
Buckinghamshire +23 20 £33,000 +1.54%
West Sussex +11 12 £26,000 -36.20%
Oxfordshire -6 11 £45,000 +60.71% 1
East Sussex -2 10 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Middlesex +14 7 £37,500 +15.38%
Kent +17 6 £43,750 +34.62%
Server Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 109 (78.99%) Windows
2 82 (59.42%) Windows Server
3 79 (57.25%) Active Directory
3 79 (57.25%) VMware
4 74 (53.62%) Microsoft
5 54 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 50 (36.23%) VMware Infrastructure
6 50 (36.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 46 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 42 (30.43%) Hyper-V
9 39 (28.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 32 (23.19%) MCSE
10 32 (23.19%) Office 365
11 31 (22.46%) Firewall
12 29 (21.01%) Microsoft Azure
13 26 (18.84%) Finance
13 26 (18.84%) SQL
13 26 (18.84%) SQL Server
14 25 (18.12%) Citrix
14 25 (18.12%) Cisco
14 25 (18.12%) Windows 10
15 23 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
16 20 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2013
16 20 (14.49%) PowerShell
16 20 (14.49%) TCP/IP
16 20 (14.49%) Linux
17 19 (13.77%) ITIL
17 19 (13.77%) Microsoft Office
18 18 (13.04%) Red Hat
18 18 (13.04%) Windows 7

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 46 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 23 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (10.87%) IIS
4 15 (10.87%) Skype for Business
5 13 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (4.35%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.45%) Apache
8 2 (1.45%) nginx
8 2 (1.45%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.72%) Moodle
9 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 19 (13.77%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (23.19%) Office 365
2 29 (21.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (9.42%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.62%) IaaS
5 3 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.17%) SaaS
6 2 (1.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 31 (22.46%) Firewall
2 20 (14.49%) TCP/IP
3 16 (11.59%) Skype
4 14 (10.14%) DNS
5 11 (7.97%) DHCP
5 11 (7.97%) LAN
6 10 (7.25%) SAN
6 10 (7.25%) VoIP
6 10 (7.25%) VPN
7 8 (5.80%) VLAN
8 6 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (3.62%) BIG-IP
9 5 (3.62%) Ethernet
9 5 (3.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (3.62%) WAN
9 5 (3.62%) Wireless
10 4 (2.90%) NetScaler
11 3 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (2.17%) PBX
12 2 (1.45%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.80%) NoSQL
2 8 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.62%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (2.17%) MySQL
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 26 (18.84%) Finance
2 11 (7.97%) Games
3 6 (4.35%) Legal
3 6 (4.35%) Local Government
3 6 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.62%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.17%) Automotive
5 3 (2.17%) Banking
6 2 (1.45%) Marketing
7 1 (0.72%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.72%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.25%) .NET
2 3 (2.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (1.45%) EJB
3 2 (1.45%) J2EE
3 2 (1.45%) Middleware
3 2 (1.45%) Web Services
4 1 (0.72%) .NET Core
4 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.72%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.59%) Clustering
2 8 (5.80%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.07%) Driving Licence
4 5 (3.62%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.62%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (3.62%) iPad
5 4 (2.90%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.17%) Online Games
7 2 (1.45%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.45%) iPhone
7 2 (1.45%) Replication
7 2 (1.45%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.72%) EPoS
8 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.72%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 109 (78.99%) Windows
2 82 (59.42%) Windows Server
3 54 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (36.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (18.12%) Windows 10
6 20 (14.49%) Linux
7 18 (13.04%) Windows 7
8 12 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (6.52%) CentOS
10 6 (4.35%) Android
10 6 (4.35%) Windows 8
11 5 (3.62%) Apple iOS
11 5 (3.62%) Ubuntu
12 3 (2.17%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (1.45%) Debian
13 2 (1.45%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.45%) Unix
13 2 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.77%) ITIL
2 17 (12.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (10.14%) High Availability
4 13 (9.42%) Software Engineering
5 11 (7.97%) Problem Management
6 10 (7.25%) Test Automation
7 9 (6.52%) Customer Requirements
7 9 (6.52%) Mentoring
8 8 (5.80%) CRM
8 8 (5.80%) Incident Management
9 7 (5.07%) Collaborative Working
9 7 (5.07%) Service Delivery
9 7 (5.07%) Virtual Environments
10 6 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (4.35%) Coaching
10 6 (4.35%) Customer-Centricity
10 6 (4.35%) Pair Programming
10 6 (4.35%) Regression Testing
10 6 (4.35%) Release Management
10 6 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.84%) SQL
2 20 (14.49%) PowerShell
3 12 (8.70%) Python
4 11 (7.97%) Bash Shell
5 10 (7.25%) C#
6 9 (6.52%) C++
7 3 (2.17%) C
8 2 (1.45%) Java
8 2 (1.45%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.45%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 1 (0.72%) Perl
9 1 (0.72%) Ruby
9 1 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (28.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (23.19%) MCSE
3 16 (11.59%) MCP
4 15 (10.87%) MCSA
5 10 (7.25%) SC Cleared
5 10 (7.25%) Security Cleared
6 7 (5.07%) MCITP
7 6 (4.35%) CCNA
7 6 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (4.35%) Server+ Certification
8 5 (3.62%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.45%) Degree
9 2 (1.45%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.97%) SLA
2 3 (2.17%) QA
3 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 79 (57.25%) Active Directory
2 50 (36.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (30.43%) Hyper-V
4 14 (10.14%) vSphere
5 9 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (5.80%) Docker
6 8 (5.80%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (2.17%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.72%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.72%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (8.70%) SCCM
2 10 (7.25%) WSUS
3 9 (6.52%) Failover Clustering
3 9 (6.52%) Microsoft Clustering
4 8 (5.80%) Kubernetes
5 6 (4.35%) SCOM
6 4 (2.90%) DatAdvantage
7 3 (2.17%) Puppet
8 2 (1.45%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.45%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (1.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.45%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.72%) Ansible
9 1 (0.72%) cPanel
9 1 (0.72%) Nagios
9 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 79 (57.25%) VMware
2 74 (53.62%) Microsoft
3 25 (18.12%) Cisco
3 25 (18.12%) Citrix
4 18 (13.04%) Red Hat
5 10 (7.25%) NetApp
6 7 (5.07%) F5
6 7 (5.07%) Sophos
7 6 (4.35%) Dell
7 6 (4.35%) Meraki
7 6 (4.35%) ZyXEL
8 5 (3.62%) EqualLogic
9 4 (2.90%) HP
9 4 (2.90%) Juniper
9 4 (2.90%) Symantec
9 4 (2.90%) Trend Micro
9 4 (2.90%) Varonis
10 3 (2.17%) Apple
10 3 (2.17%) Forcepoint
10 3 (2.17%) Veeam