The median annual salary for a Senior Server Engineer was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Senior Server Engineer
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 843 887 935
Rank change year-on-year +44 +48  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Server Engineer 31 46 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.047% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.049% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 26 39 38
Median salary £48,750 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.90% -3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £61,000 £59,650
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +27.45% -4.37%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Server Engineer in the UK

Senior Server Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Server Engineer in the UK

Senior Server Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Server Engineer over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Server Engineer in the UK

Senior Server Engineer
Top 26 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Server Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +26 30 £52,500 +16.66% 5
London +12 9 £51,250 -6.81% 2
East of England +9 8 £55,000 +10.00%
Hertfordshire +2 8 £55,000 +10.00%
Watford - 8 £55,000 -
South East +52 6 £45,000 +15.01% 1
Yorkshire -1 6 £37,500 -3.22% 1
West Yorkshire +19 5 £37,500 -3.22% 1
Leeds +12 5 £37,500 -3.22% 1
Hayes - 3 £42,500 -
Berkshire +12 2 £52,500 +37.25%
Hampshire - 2 - -
Kent - 2 £45,000 - 1
City of London +24 1 £62,500 +89.39%
Reading +16 1 £52,500 +37.25%
Scotland +5 1 £37,500 -3.02%
Newbury -7 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £67,500 - 1
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - -
Maidstone - 1 £45,000 -
York - 1 £40,000 -
North West - 1 £40,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Manchester - 1 £40,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £37,500 -

Senior Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Senior 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 featuring Senior Server Engineer in the job title.

1 54 (66.67%) Windows
2 49 (60.49%) VMware
3 44 (54.32%) Windows Server
4 36 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (41.98%) Microsoft
6 32 (39.51%) Office 365
6 32 (39.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (35.80%) Cisco
7 29 (35.80%) Active Directory
7 29 (35.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 23 (28.40%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (25.93%) MCSE
10 20 (24.69%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (22.22%) HP
11 18 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
12 17 (20.99%) Firewall
12 17 (20.99%) VMware ESXi
13 16 (19.75%) Citrix
13 16 (19.75%) MCSA
13 16 (19.75%) Linux
13 16 (19.75%) Data Centre
14 15 (18.52%) ITIL
14 15 (18.52%) MS Exchange
15 13 (16.05%) SCCM
16 11 (13.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 11 (13.58%) vSphere
17 10 (12.35%) Finance
17 10 (12.35%) DNS
17 10 (12.35%) CCNA
18 9 (11.11%) NetApp

Senior Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 15 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (9.88%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (7.41%) IIS
5 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (4.94%) Apache
7 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.23%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.23%) CMS
8 1 (1.23%) MS Project Server
8 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 32 (39.51%) Office 365
2 20 (24.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.99%) Firewall
2 10 (12.35%) DNS
3 7 (8.64%) SAN
4 6 (7.41%) BGP
4 6 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (7.41%) DHCP
4 6 (7.41%) VLAN
4 6 (7.41%) VPN
4 6 (7.41%) Wireless
5 5 (6.17%) 3G
5 5 (6.17%) 4G
5 5 (6.17%) DSL
5 5 (6.17%) Internet
5 5 (6.17%) IPsec
5 5 (6.17%) IPv4
5 5 (6.17%) L2TP
5 5 (6.17%) MPLS
5 5 (6.17%) OSPF
5 5 (6.17%) PABX
5 5 (6.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.47%) Redis
3 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (12.35%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.47%) Games
5 1 (1.23%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) Spring
2 2 (2.47%) Node.js
2 2 (2.47%) Spring Boot
3 1 (1.23%) J2EE
3 1 (1.23%) Spring MVC
3 1 (1.23%) Struts
3 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.75%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.17%) Clustering
3 5 (6.17%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.23%) CMDB
4 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.23%) EMC VNXe
4 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.23%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 54 (66.67%) Windows
2 44 (54.32%) Windows Server
3 36 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (39.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (19.75%) Linux
6 6 (7.41%) CentOS
7 5 (6.17%) Data ONTAP
8 4 (4.94%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.52%) ITIL
2 9 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 8 (9.88%) CRM
3 8 (9.88%) Fault Analysis
3 8 (9.88%) Problem Management
3 8 (9.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (7.41%) Migration
5 5 (6.17%) Change Management
5 5 (6.17%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (3.70%) Mentoring
6 3 (3.70%) OO
6 3 (3.70%) Personalization
6 3 (3.70%) SDLC
6 3 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (2.47%) Project Management
7 2 (2.47%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (2.47%) Time Management
8 1 (1.23%) Server Building
8 1 (1.23%) Software Audit
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.94%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.70%) Java
3 2 (2.47%) C#
3 2 (2.47%) C++
3 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.23%) Perl
4 1 (1.23%) Python
4 1 (1.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (35.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (25.93%) MCSE
3 18 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (19.75%) MCSA
5 11 (13.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (12.35%) CCNA
7 9 (11.11%) MCITP
8 7 (8.64%) Degree
9 6 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (6.17%) CCNP
10 5 (6.17%) NCDA
11 3 (3.70%) CCA
11 3 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.23%) RHCE
12 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
12 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 29 (35.80%) Active Directory
2 23 (28.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (20.99%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (13.58%) vSphere
5 6 (7.41%) Hyper-V
5 6 (7.41%) VMware Server
6 2 (2.47%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.23%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.23%) NFS
7 1 (1.23%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.23%) Xen
7 1 (1.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (16.05%) SCCM
2 9 (11.11%) SCOM
3 8 (9.88%) OpenView
4 5 (6.17%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (3.70%) SCOrch
5 3 (3.70%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 49 (60.49%) VMware
2 34 (41.98%) Microsoft
3 29 (35.80%) Cisco
4 18 (22.22%) HP
5 16 (19.75%) Citrix
6 9 (11.11%) NetApp
7 8 (9.88%) Riverbed
8 6 (7.41%) CheckPoint
8 6 (7.41%) Draytek
8 6 (7.41%) Fortinet
8 6 (7.41%) Red Hat
9 5 (6.17%) Aerohive Networks
9 5 (6.17%) Avaya
9 5 (6.17%) Cyberoam
9 5 (6.17%) Meraki
9 5 (6.17%) SonicWALL
10 3 (3.70%) AppSense
10 3 (3.70%) Dell
10 3 (3.70%) EMC
10 3 (3.70%) IBM
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