The median annual salary for a Server Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Server Engineer
England / South West
Rank 223 241 219
Rank change year-on-year +18 -22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 9 12 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.18% 0.20% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.21% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 20
Median salary £32,500 £28,250 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.04% -18.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year +2.73% +2.09%  

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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4855 5684 5853
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.66% 96.72% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4048 4697 4899
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £60,000
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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in the South West

Server Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Server Engineer in the South West.

Salary trend for Server Engineer in the South West

Server Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Wiltshire +26 8 £37,500 +12.78% 1
Devon -3 1 £32,500 +25.00%
Server Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (96.43%) Windows
2 26 (92.86%) Windows Server
3 23 (82.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
7 12 (42.86%) HP
7 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
8 11 (39.29%) IIS
8 11 (39.29%) PowerShell
9 10 (35.71%) .NET Framework
9 10 (35.71%) Application Packaging
9 10 (35.71%) .NET
9 10 (35.71%) Web Services
9 10 (35.71%) Clustering
9 10 (35.71%) Middleware
10 8 (28.57%) ITIL
10 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
10 8 (28.57%) Cisco
10 8 (28.57%) Hyper-V
10 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
11 7 (25.00%) Change Control
11 7 (25.00%) DNS
11 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 7 (25.00%) Citrix
11 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 7 (25.00%) SAN
11 7 (25.00%) Terminal Services
11 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (25.00%) VMware

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 11 (39.29%) IIS
2 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) IaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) PaaS
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) DNS
1 7 (25.00%) SAN
1 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (21.43%) NAS
2 6 (21.43%) VPN
3 4 (14.29%) POP3
3 4 (14.29%) SMTP
4 3 (10.71%) DHCP
4 3 (10.71%) Firewall
5 2 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.57%) LAN
6 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.57%) VLAN
6 1 (3.57%) WAN
6 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) .NET
1 10 (35.71%) .NET Framework
1 10 (35.71%) Middleware
1 10 (35.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Clustering
2 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 6 (21.43%) Driving Licence
4 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
5 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (96.43%) Windows
2 26 (92.86%) Windows Server
3 23 (82.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.71%) Linux
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Application Packaging
2 8 (28.57%) ITIL
3 7 (25.00%) Change Control
4 6 (21.43%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (21.43%) Patch Management
5 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (17.86%) High Availability
5 5 (17.86%) Information Security
5 5 (17.86%) Information Security Management
5 5 (17.86%) ISMS
5 5 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (17.86%) Security Management
5 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
6 4 (14.29%) Data Management
6 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 4 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.57%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) MCP
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.29%) MCSE
3 2 (7.14%) CCNA
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.14%) MCSA
4 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.57%) CCENT
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) HNC
4 1 (3.57%) HND
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 7 (25.00%) Terminal Services
4 6 (21.43%) Firmware
4 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
5 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) SCOM
2 4 (14.29%) HP SIM
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (14.29%) OpenView
3 3 (10.71%) SCCM
4 1 (3.57%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 12 (42.86%) HP
3 8 (28.57%) Cisco
4 7 (25.00%) Citrix
4 7 (25.00%) VMware
5 6 (21.43%) CommVault
6 1 (3.57%) 3Com
6 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.57%) Draytek
6 1 (3.57%) Meru Networks
6 1 (3.57%) NETGEAR
6 1 (3.57%) ZyXEL