The median annual salary for a Server Support Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 893 881
Rank change year-on-year +44 -12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 34 30 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.030% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.032% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 34 27 83
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,600 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,350 £54,300 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +9.67%  

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 84418 95048 107138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.97% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69006 80088 88313
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Server Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Server Support Engineer in the UK

Server Support Engineer
Top 15 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 3 months to 24 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 +56 34 £35,000 - 4
London +37 20 £35,000 -12.50% 1
South East +45 6 £39,000 -13.33%
Essex - 5 £35,000 -
East of England - 5 £35,000 - 1
Hampshire - 4 £32,750 -
South West +9 2 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Corsham - 2 £37,500 -
Basingstoke - 2 £27,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 £37,500 -
Surrey - 2 £40,750 -
City of London - 2 £29,000 -
Yorkshire +3 1 £27,500 -16.66%
South Yorkshire - 1 £27,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £27,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 42 (89.36%) Windows
2 40 (85.11%) Active Directory
3 37 (78.72%) Microsoft
4 35 (74.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (74.47%) Windows Server
5 27 (57.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (57.45%) DNS
5 27 (57.45%) MS Exchange
5 27 (57.45%) DHCP
6 23 (48.94%) HP
6 23 (48.94%) Firewall
7 22 (46.81%) Cisco
7 22 (46.81%) Office 365
8 21 (44.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (42.55%) Dell
10 19 (40.43%) TCP/IP
10 19 (40.43%) Backup Exec
10 19 (40.43%) Windows 7
10 19 (40.43%) Windows 10
11 17 (36.17%) Veeam
11 17 (36.17%) VMware
11 17 (36.17%) Symantec
11 17 (36.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 16 (34.04%) Finance
12 16 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (34.04%) Windows 8
13 15 (31.91%) Norton AntiVirus
14 14 (29.79%) Blackberry
14 14 (29.79%) MS Visio
14 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Excel

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 27 (57.45%) MS Exchange
2 17 (36.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (10.64%) IIS
5 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
6 3 (6.38%) Skype for Business
7 2 (4.26%) Confluence
8 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 14 (29.79%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (46.81%) Office 365
2 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (57.45%) DHCP
1 27 (57.45%) DNS
2 23 (48.94%) Firewall
3 19 (40.43%) TCP/IP
4 14 (29.79%) VLAN
4 14 (29.79%) Wireless
5 3 (6.38%) LAN
5 3 (6.38%) VoIP
6 2 (4.26%) Internet
6 2 (4.26%) IPsec
6 2 (4.26%) Network Security
7 1 (2.13%) SAN
7 1 (2.13%) VPN
7 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Law
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Middleware
2 1 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Blackberry
2 7 (14.89%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.13%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 42 (89.36%) Windows
2 35 (74.47%) Windows Server
2 35 (74.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (44.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (40.43%) Windows 10
4 19 (40.43%) Windows 7
5 16 (34.04%) Windows 8
6 14 (29.79%) Windows Vista
7 8 (17.02%) Linux
8 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.13%) AIX
9 1 (2.13%) CentOS
9 1 (2.13%) Debian
9 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) ITIL
2 6 (12.77%) Change Management
3 5 (10.64%) Service Management
4 4 (8.51%) Application Packaging
5 3 (6.38%) Project Management
5 3 (6.38%) Time Management
6 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.26%) MOF
6 2 (4.26%) Patch Management
6 2 (4.26%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.26%) Regulatory Compliance
6 2 (4.26%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (4.26%) Web Filtering
7 1 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.13%) Network Design
7 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.13%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (2.13%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.13%) Java
4 1 (2.13%) Perl
4 1 (2.13%) Python
4 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (57.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (12.77%) MCSE
2 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) MCITP
3 5 (10.64%) MCP
3 5 (10.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (8.51%) CCNA
4 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) SLA
2 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (85.11%) Active Directory
2 16 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (17.02%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.64%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (6.38%) VMware Server
5 3 (6.38%) vSphere
6 1 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (40.43%) Backup Exec
2 15 (31.91%) Norton AntiVirus
3 12 (25.53%) SCCM
4 7 (14.89%) SCOM
5 2 (4.26%) SCSM
6 1 (2.13%) AirWatch
6 1 (2.13%) Ansible
6 1 (2.13%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 37 (78.72%) Microsoft
2 23 (48.94%) HP
3 22 (46.81%) Cisco
4 20 (42.55%) Dell
5 17 (36.17%) Symantec
5 17 (36.17%) Veeam
5 17 (36.17%) VMware
6 14 (29.79%) 3Com
6 14 (29.79%) D-Link
6 14 (29.79%) Draytek
6 14 (29.79%) Linksys
6 14 (29.79%) Meraki
6 14 (29.79%) NETGEAR
7 6 (12.77%) IBM
8 4 (8.51%) Citrix
8 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
9 3 (6.38%) EMC
9 3 (6.38%) NetApp
9 3 (6.38%) Veritas
10 2 (4.26%) Intel
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