The median annual salary for a Senior Server Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies 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
Senior Server Engineer
UK
Rank 801 885 897
Rank change year-on-year +84 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Server Engineer 48 61 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.059% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.062% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 47 54 43
Median salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £37,967 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.09% +12.00%  

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 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Server Engineer in the UK

Senior Server Engineer
Top 28 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 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
England +79 47 £51,250 -1.44% 5
London +58 15 £52,500 -4.54% 2
South East +58 9 £55,000 +29.41%
East of England - 9 £55,000 - 2
North West - 9 £42,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 9 £55,000 -
Watford - 9 £55,000 -
Surrey +39 7 £55,000 +22.22%
Leatherhead - 7 £55,000 -
City of London +50 5 £52,500 +23.52%
Manchester - 5 £42,500 -
Yorkshire +29 4 £37,500 -9.09%
West Yorkshire +28 4 £37,500 -10.71%
Liverpool - 4 £45,000 - 1
Merseyside - 4 £45,000 - 1
Bradford - 4 £37,500 -
Berkshire +28 1 £36,500 -27.00%
West End of London +11 1 £50,000 -3.84%
Canary Wharf - 1 £70,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £36,500 -
Iver - 1 £62,500 -
Swindon - 1 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £62,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £42,500 -
West Wales - 1 £45,000 -
South West - 1 £42,500 -
Wales - 1 £45,000 -
Swansea - 1 £45,000 -

Senior Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 66 (71.74%) Windows
2 58 (63.04%) Windows Server
3 48 (52.17%) VMware
4 40 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (33.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (32.61%) Active Directory
7 28 (30.43%) Microsoft
8 27 (29.35%) DNS
9 24 (26.09%) Citrix
9 24 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (25.00%) Firewall
11 21 (22.83%) MS Excel
11 21 (22.83%) Office 365
12 20 (21.74%) Linux
12 20 (21.74%) DHCP
12 20 (21.74%) Data Centre
13 18 (19.57%) Cisco
13 18 (19.57%) MCSE
14 17 (18.48%) MS Exchange
14 17 (18.48%) Migration
14 17 (18.48%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (17.39%) SCCM
15 16 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
15 16 (17.39%) Finance
16 15 (16.30%) ITIL
16 15 (16.30%) HP
17 14 (15.22%) Hyper-V
18 13 (14.13%) SCOM
19 12 (13.04%) VMware Server
19 12 (13.04%) Cisco Certification

Senior Server Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 17 (18.48%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.52%) Apache
2 6 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (6.52%) IIS
2 6 (6.52%) Skype for Business
3 5 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.17%) nginx
6 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.09%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (22.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (22.83%) Office 365
2 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (8.70%) SaaS
4 2 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 27 (29.35%) DNS
2 23 (25.00%) Firewall
3 20 (21.74%) DHCP
4 7 (7.61%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (7.61%) Internet
5 6 (6.52%) MPLS
5 6 (6.52%) SAN
6 4 (4.35%) VLAN
6 4 (4.35%) VPN
7 3 (3.26%) 4G
7 3 (3.26%) DSL
7 3 (3.26%) IPv4
7 3 (3.26%) IPv6
7 3 (3.26%) L2TP
7 3 (3.26%) NAS
7 3 (3.26%) OSPF
7 3 (3.26%) PABX
7 3 (3.26%) SNMP
7 3 (3.26%) Unified Communications
7 3 (3.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.43%) MySQL
3 4 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.35%) Redis
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.17%) Subversion
2 2 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (17.39%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.35%) Games
4 2 (2.17%) Advertising
4 2 (2.17%) Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.09%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.43%) Web Services
2 4 (4.35%) Node.js
2 4 (4.35%) Spring
2 4 (4.35%) Spring Boot
3 2 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.35%) FlexPod
3 3 (3.26%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.26%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.26%) Clustering
3 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.26%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.17%) Derivative
4 2 (2.17%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.17%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.09%) PKI
5 1 (1.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 66 (71.74%) Windows
2 58 (63.04%) Windows Server
3 40 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (33.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (21.74%) Linux
6 10 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (8.70%) CentOS
8 5 (5.43%) Windows 7
9 4 (4.35%) Data ONTAP
9 4 (4.35%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.17%) AIX
10 2 (2.17%) Unix
10 2 (2.17%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.09%) SUSE
11 1 (1.09%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.48%) Migration
2 15 (16.30%) ITIL
3 10 (10.87%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (5.43%) Mentoring
5 4 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (4.35%) Change Management
5 4 (4.35%) CRM
5 4 (4.35%) Fault Analysis
5 4 (4.35%) ITIL V3
5 4 (4.35%) OO
5 4 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 4 (4.35%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (3.26%) Capacity Management
6 3 (3.26%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.17%) Online Marketing
7 2 (2.17%) Open Source
7 2 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.17%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (2.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.96%) PowerShell
1 11 (11.96%) Python
2 8 (8.70%) C#
3 7 (7.61%) Bash Shell
4 6 (6.52%) SQL
5 4 (4.35%) C++
5 4 (4.35%) Java
5 4 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.26%) Perl
7 2 (2.17%) Ruby
7 2 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (19.57%) MCSE
3 12 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (9.78%) CCNA
4 9 (9.78%) MCSA
4 9 (9.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (7.61%) MCITP
6 5 (5.43%) Degree
7 4 (4.35%) CCA
7 4 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (4.35%) NCDA
8 3 (3.26%) CCNP
9 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.09%) HNC
10 1 (1.09%) HND
10 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.09%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) QA
2 3 (3.26%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (32.61%) Active Directory
2 17 (18.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (15.22%) Hyper-V
5 12 (13.04%) VMware Server
6 6 (6.52%) VMware ESX
6 6 (6.52%) vSphere
7 3 (3.26%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (2.17%) Postfix
8 2 (2.17%) Sendmail
8 2 (2.17%) XenApp
8 2 (2.17%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.09%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.09%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (17.39%) SCCM
2 13 (14.13%) SCOM
3 4 (4.35%) OpenView
4 3 (3.26%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (3.26%) FortiGate
4 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (3.26%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.26%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.17%) Ansible
5 2 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.17%) Puppet
5 2 (2.17%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.09%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.09%) DameWare
6 1 (1.09%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 48 (52.17%) VMware
2 28 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 24 (26.09%) Citrix
4 18 (19.57%) Cisco
5 15 (16.30%) HP
6 12 (13.04%) Red Hat
7 7 (7.61%) NetApp
8 6 (6.52%) CheckPoint
8 6 (6.52%) SonicWALL
9 5 (5.43%) Symantec
10 4 (4.35%) Avaya
10 4 (4.35%) Draytek
10 4 (4.35%) Riverbed
11 3 (3.26%) Aerohive Networks
11 3 (3.26%) Cyberoam
11 3 (3.26%) Dell
11 3 (3.26%) EMC
11 3 (3.26%) Fortinet
11 3 (3.26%) Meraki
11 3 (3.26%) Sophos
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