Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Server Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1105 1128 1207
Rank change year-on-year +23 +79 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Server Engineer 84 91 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.049% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.050% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 78 74 99
UK median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £37,125 £35,000 £34,600
90th Percentile £107,500 £71,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +31.25% - +6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Senior Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior Server Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Server Engineer in the UK

Senior Server Engineer
Top 10 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 6 months to 20 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
England +47 82 £55,000 +7.32% 1
London +18 50 £65,000 +23.81%
UK excluding London +5 34 £52,500 +31.25% 1
South East +18 15 £55,000 +2.33% 1
East of England - 10 £55,000 -
Yorkshire +8 5 £37,500 -3.23%
North of England +4 5 £37,500 -
South West +12 2 £45,000 +47.54%
Wales +9 1 - -
Scotland -22 1 £37,500 -3.02%

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 71 (84.52%) Windows
2 56 (66.67%) VMware
3 54 (64.29%) Windows Server
4 51 (60.71%) Active Directory
5 49 (58.33%) Microsoft
6 42 (50.00%) Cisco
7 41 (48.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 36 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (36.90%) Microsoft Azure
10 29 (34.52%) Office 365
11 26 (30.95%) Hyper-V
12 25 (29.76%) SCCM
12 25 (29.76%) Cisco Certification
13 24 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
13 24 (28.57%) PowerShell
14 23 (27.38%) Microsoft Certification
14 23 (27.38%) Finance
15 21 (25.00%) Windows 10
16 20 (23.81%) SAN
16 20 (23.81%) Linux
17 19 (22.62%) Windows 7
17 19 (22.62%) vSphere
18 18 (21.43%) MCSE
18 18 (21.43%) MS Exchange
19 17 (20.24%) Citrix
19 17 (20.24%) Financial Institution
20 15 (17.86%) SCOM
21 14 (16.67%) Migration
21 14 (16.67%) CCNA
21 14 (16.67%) Python

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 18 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 13 (15.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (8.33%) IIS
4 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.19%) Apache
5 1 (1.19%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.19%) CMS
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 31 (36.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (34.52%) Office 365
3 10 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.57%) IaaS
5 2 (2.38%) SaaS
6 1 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.19%) PaaS
6 1 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.81%) SAN
2 13 (15.48%) Firewall
3 10 (11.90%) LAN
3 10 (11.90%) TCP/IP
4 7 (8.33%) DNS
4 7 (8.33%) VLAN
5 6 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (7.14%) VoIP
5 6 (7.14%) Wireless
6 5 (5.95%) BIG-IP
6 5 (5.95%) DHCP
6 5 (5.95%) Ethernet
6 5 (5.95%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (5.95%) Skype
6 5 (5.95%) WAN
7 3 (3.57%) Internet
7 3 (3.57%) NAS
7 3 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.19%) BGP
8 1 (1.19%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.19%) MySQL
General
1 23 (27.38%) Finance
2 17 (20.24%) Financial Institution
3 11 (13.10%) Manufacturing
4 8 (9.52%) Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Front Office
5 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Legal
5 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.10%) .NET
1 11 (13.10%) WSH
2 1 (1.19%) J2EE
2 1 (1.19%) Spring
2 1 (1.19%) Spring MVC
2 1 (1.19%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Clustering
2 3 (3.57%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.38%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.19%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.19%) PKI
4 1 (1.19%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.19%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 71 (84.52%) Windows
2 54 (64.29%) Windows Server
3 41 (48.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 20 (23.81%) Linux
7 19 (22.62%) Windows 7
8 5 (5.95%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.38%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.19%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.19%) Unix
10 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.67%) Migration
2 13 (15.48%) Patch Management
3 11 (13.10%) Low Latency
4 9 (10.71%) Mentoring
5 8 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (8.33%) BCP
6 7 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
6 7 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
7 6 (7.14%) Business Continuity
7 6 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
7 6 (7.14%) Change Control
8 5 (5.95%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.95%) ITIL
8 5 (5.95%) Proactive Monitoring
9 4 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (4.76%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.57%) Coaching
10 3 (3.57%) Pair Programming
10 3 (3.57%) Regression Testing
10 3 (3.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 14 (16.67%) Python
2 14 (16.67%) SQL
3 11 (13.10%) C#
3 11 (13.10%) Perl
4 5 (5.95%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.57%) C++
6 1 (1.19%) Java
6 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (29.76%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (27.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (21.43%) MCSE
4 14 (16.67%) CCNA
5 8 (9.52%) MCSA
6 2 (2.38%) MCITP
6 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (60.71%) Active Directory
2 26 (30.95%) Hyper-V
3 24 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (22.62%) vSphere
5 11 (13.10%) DFS Replication
5 11 (13.10%) Terminal Server
6 9 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.57%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (2.38%) ISA Server
8 2 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (2.38%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.19%) MetaFrame
9 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.19%) XenApp
9 1 (1.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (29.76%) SCCM
2 15 (17.86%) SCOM
3 11 (13.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 11 (13.10%) WMI
4 5 (5.95%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.19%) OpenView
6 1 (1.19%) Puppet
6 1 (1.19%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.19%) Terraform
6 1 (1.19%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.19%) vRealize
6 1 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (66.67%) VMware
2 49 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 42 (50.00%) Cisco
4 17 (20.24%) Citrix
5 10 (11.90%) HP
6 6 (7.14%) F5
6 6 (7.14%) Hitachi
7 5 (5.95%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.76%) NetApp
9 3 (3.57%) Sophos
10 2 (2.38%) Avaya
10 2 (2.38%) Dell
11 1 (1.19%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.19%) Apple
11 1 (1.19%) Aruba
11 1 (1.19%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.19%) EMC
11 1 (1.19%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.19%) Sun
11 1 (1.19%) WatchGuard