The median annual salary for a Server Engineer was £36,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Server Engineer
England / South East
Rank 327 360 305
Rank change year-on-year +33 -55  
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 63 96 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.43% 0.50% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.52% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 51 87 132
Median salary £36,500 £40,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% +19.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% +1.38%  

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 14208 18529 19762
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.59% 96.67% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11855 15825 15961
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 23 March 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 23 March 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 +30 24 £44,750 +19.33% 3
Kent +11 11 £30,000 -29.41%
Berkshire +20 10 £36,500 -18.88% 1
Buckinghamshire +22 8 £37,750 +25.83%
Hampshire +18 6 £37,500 +12.78%
East Sussex +11 2 - - 1
West Sussex - 2 £32,500 -
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 98 (81.67%) Windows
2 77 (64.17%) Windows Server
3 65 (54.17%) VMware
4 49 (40.83%) Active Directory
5 40 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 39 (32.50%) Linux
7 36 (30.00%) MS Exchange
8 33 (27.50%) SAN
9 31 (25.83%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (24.17%) Hyper-V
11 28 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 25 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
12 25 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
13 24 (20.00%) MS Excel
14 22 (18.33%) SQL Server
14 22 (18.33%) Citrix
15 21 (17.50%) VPN
16 20 (16.67%) TCP/IP
16 20 (16.67%) SQL
17 19 (15.83%) Office 365
18 18 (15.00%) VLAN
19 17 (14.17%) PowerShell
19 17 (14.17%) DNS
19 17 (14.17%) Cisco
19 17 (14.17%) Firewall
20 16 (13.33%) DHCP
20 16 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
21 14 (11.67%) vSphere
21 14 (11.67%) Finance
22 13 (10.83%) NAS

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 36 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (8.33%) Apache
3 10 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.00%) IIS
5 6 (5.00%) JBoss
6 5 (4.17%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.17%) Skype for Business
7 4 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (3.33%) WebLogic
7 4 (3.33%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.67%) nginx
10 1 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.83%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 24 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.17%) MS Office
3 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.83%) Office 365
2 11 (9.17%) SaaS
3 9 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.67%) IaaS
6 1 (0.83%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.83%) G Suite
6 1 (0.83%) Heroku
6 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (27.50%) SAN
2 21 (17.50%) VPN
3 20 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 18 (15.00%) VLAN
5 17 (14.17%) DNS
5 17 (14.17%) Firewall
6 16 (13.33%) DHCP
7 13 (10.83%) NAS
8 11 (9.17%) Internet
9 10 (8.33%) iSCSI
9 10 (8.33%) Wireless
10 9 (7.50%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (6.67%) WLAN
12 5 (4.17%) LDAP
13 4 (3.33%) HTTP
14 3 (2.50%) LAN
14 3 (2.50%) WAN
15 1 (0.83%) Ethernet
15 1 (0.83%) VoIP
15 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.17%) MySQL
3 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (3.33%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.83%) Big Data
6 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.67%) Subversion
1 2 (1.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (11.67%) Finance
2 7 (5.83%) Italian Language
3 3 (2.50%) Legal
3 3 (2.50%) Local Government
4 2 (1.67%) Electronics
4 2 (1.67%) Marketing
4 2 (1.67%) Publishing
5 1 (0.83%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.00%) Web Services
2 5 (4.17%) LAMP
3 4 (3.33%) Middleware
4 1 (0.83%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 9 (7.50%) Blackberry
3 9 (7.50%) iPad
4 6 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (4.17%) Clustering
6 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.50%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.67%) Derivative
8 2 (1.67%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.67%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.83%) PKI
9 1 (0.83%) Replication
9 1 (0.83%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 98 (81.67%) Windows
2 77 (64.17%) Windows Server
3 39 (32.50%) Linux
4 28 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 9 (7.50%) Mac OS
7 9 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (5.00%) Windows 10
9 3 (2.50%) CentOS
10 2 (1.67%) Solaris
10 2 (1.67%) SUSE
10 2 (1.67%) Unix
10 2 (1.67%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.83%) AIX
11 1 (0.83%) Debian
11 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (8.33%) Data Protection
1 10 (8.33%) E-Commerce
1 10 (8.33%) Server Building
2 9 (7.50%) Customer Requirements
2 9 (7.50%) Migration
3 8 (6.67%) Project Management
4 5 (4.17%) Load Balancing
5 4 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (3.33%) ITIL
5 4 (3.33%) Web Operations
6 3 (2.50%) Capacity Management
6 3 (2.50%) Incident Management
6 3 (2.50%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (2.50%) Workflow
7 2 (1.67%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (1.67%) Change Management
7 2 (1.67%) Data Management
7 2 (1.67%) Online Marketing
7 2 (1.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.67%) SQL
2 17 (14.17%) PowerShell
3 9 (7.50%) Bash Shell
4 8 (6.67%) Python
5 6 (5.00%) Perl
6 5 (4.17%) Ruby
7 4 (3.33%) VB
8 3 (2.50%) C
9 2 (1.67%) VBScript
10 1 (0.83%) C#
10 1 (0.83%) C++
10 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (6.67%) DBS Check
1 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.83%) MCSE
3 5 (4.17%) MCP
4 3 (2.50%) MCITP
4 3 (2.50%) MCSA
4 3 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.83%) CCENT
5 1 (0.83%) CCNA
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.17%) SLA
2 3 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 49 (40.83%) Active Directory
2 31 (25.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (24.17%) Hyper-V
4 14 (11.67%) vSphere
5 8 (6.67%) Terminal Server
6 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (2.50%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (9.17%) Backup Exec
2 9 (7.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (5.00%) Puppet
3 6 (5.00%) SCCM
4 5 (4.17%) SCOM
5 4 (3.33%) OpenAM
6 2 (1.67%) Ansible
6 2 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.83%) Nessus
7 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.83%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.83%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 65 (54.17%) VMware
2 40 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 22 (18.33%) Citrix
4 17 (14.17%) Cisco
5 10 (8.33%) Intel Security
5 10 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 10 (8.33%) Symantec
5 10 (8.33%) Veeam
6 9 (7.50%) Kaspersky
6 9 (7.50%) WatchGuard
7 8 (6.67%) HP
8 5 (4.17%) Oracle
9 4 (3.33%) Dell
9 4 (3.33%) Sun
10 3 (2.50%) Google
10 3 (2.50%) Mitel
10 3 (2.50%) NetApp
11 2 (1.67%) CA
11 2 (1.67%) SaltStack
12 1 (0.83%) Supermicro
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