Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Server Support Engineer was £37,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Server Support Engineer
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1144 1168 1130
Rank change year-on-year +24 -38 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 45 69 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.036% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.038% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 40 66 154
UK median annual salary £37,750 £35,000 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.86% +8.53% -6.52%
10th Percentile £28,400 £29,000 £23,100
90th Percentile £105,000 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,370 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +9.63% +16.67% -4.76%

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 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
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 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Server Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Support Engineer in the UK

Server Support Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Server Support Engineer in the UK

Server Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Server Support Engineer over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Server Support Engineer in the UK

Server Support Engineer
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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 +12 44 £38,000 +8.57% 1
London +23 25 £35,000 -
UK excluding London +5 20 £38,370 +9.63% 1
South East +24 10 £40,500 -10.00%
South West +4 4 £37,500 -1.32%
Midlands +22 3 £41,628 +42.32% 1
West Midlands +13 3 £41,628 +42.32% 1
East of England +3 1 £38,370 -14.73%
North of England -10 1 £25,000 -24.24%
North West -27 1 £25,000 -28.57%
Wales - 1 £21,750 -

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Server Support 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 Server Support Engineer in the job title.

1 38 (84.44%) Windows
2 35 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 35 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 24 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (53.33%) DHCP
3 24 (53.33%) DNS
4 22 (48.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (46.67%) Windows Server
6 19 (42.22%) Windows 7
7 18 (40.00%) TCP/IP
8 16 (35.56%) Office 365
8 16 (35.56%) VMware
9 15 (33.33%) Finance
9 15 (33.33%) Hyper-V
10 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (31.11%) MS Exchange
11 13 (28.89%) Firewall
11 13 (28.89%) SCCM
11 13 (28.89%) PowerShell
12 12 (26.67%) Symantec
12 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (26.67%) Windows 10
13 10 (22.22%) Backup Exec
13 10 (22.22%) MCSE
13 10 (22.22%) ITIL
13 10 (22.22%) Patch Management
13 10 (22.22%) Windows 8
14 8 (17.78%) VLAN
14 8 (17.78%) HP
14 8 (17.78%) Dell

Server Support 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 14 (31.11%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.89%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.44%) Apache
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.44%) nginx
4 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 7 (15.56%) MS Visio
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (35.56%) Office 365
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (8.89%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (53.33%) DHCP
1 24 (53.33%) DNS
2 18 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 13 (28.89%) Firewall
4 8 (17.78%) VLAN
5 7 (15.56%) VoIP
5 7 (15.56%) Wireless
6 6 (13.33%) SAN
7 4 (8.89%) Internet
8 3 (6.67%) NAS
8 3 (6.67%) PBX
8 3 (6.67%) Skype
9 2 (4.44%) LAN
10 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
10 1 (2.22%) Network Security
10 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.44%) JIRA
General
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) WSH
2 5 (11.11%) .NET
3 3 (6.67%) WAP
4 2 (4.44%) EJB
4 2 (4.44%) J2EE
4 2 (4.44%) Middleware
4 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Blackberry
1 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.89%) Clustering
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (84.44%) Windows
2 22 (48.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (46.67%) Windows Server
4 19 (42.22%) Windows 7
5 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (26.67%) Windows 10
7 10 (22.22%) Windows 8
8 7 (15.56%) Windows Vista
9 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (6.67%) Android
10 3 (6.67%) Apple iOS
10 3 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (4.44%) Debian
11 2 (4.44%) Linux
11 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
11 2 (4.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) ITIL
1 10 (22.22%) Patch Management
2 5 (11.11%) Low Latency
3 4 (8.89%) Application Packaging
3 4 (8.89%) Change Control
3 4 (8.89%) Identity Management
3 4 (8.89%) Time Management
4 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.67%) Change Management
4 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 3 (6.67%) Proactive Management
4 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.67%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (4.44%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (4.44%) DevOps
5 2 (4.44%) High Availability
5 2 (4.44%) Microservices
5 2 (4.44%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.11%) C#
2 5 (11.11%) Perl
2 5 (11.11%) Python
3 4 (8.89%) SQL
4 2 (4.44%) Java
4 2 (4.44%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (22.22%) MCSE
3 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
3 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
4 5 (11.11%) MCSA
5 3 (6.67%) MCP
6 2 (4.44%) CCNA
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 15 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (11.11%) DFS Replication
4 5 (11.11%) Terminal Server
5 3 (6.67%) UAG
5 3 (6.67%) VMware Server
6 2 (4.44%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) SCCM
2 10 (22.22%) Backup Exec
3 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 7 (15.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (11.11%) WMI
6 4 (8.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (8.89%) MIIS
6 4 (8.89%) SCOM
7 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (6.67%) WSUS
8 2 (4.44%) Puppet
9 1 (2.22%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (2.22%) HP SIM
9 1 (2.22%) SCSM
Vendors
1 35 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 16 (35.56%) VMware
3 12 (26.67%) Symantec
4 8 (17.78%) Cisco
4 8 (17.78%) Dell
4 8 (17.78%) HP
5 7 (15.56%) 3Com
5 7 (15.56%) D-Link
5 7 (15.56%) Draytek
5 7 (15.56%) Linksys
5 7 (15.56%) Meraki
5 7 (15.56%) NETGEAR
5 7 (15.56%) Veeam
6 6 (13.33%) Citrix
7 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.44%) Dynatrace
8 2 (4.44%) Oracle
9 1 (2.22%) Avaya
9 1 (2.22%) Intel
9 1 (2.22%) Sage