The median annual salary for a Server Support Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 838 897 857
Rank change year-on-year +59 -40  
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 14 53 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.051% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.053% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 52 83
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,800 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - -7.14%  

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 82331 100795 104032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.38% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68376 84445 84981
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 £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +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 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Server Support Engineer in the UK

Server Support Engineer
Top 17 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 30 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 +51 13 £32,500 -7.14% 3
East of England +34 5 £32,500 -13.33%
Hertfordshire - 5 £32,500 -
London +49 3 £55,000 +29.41% 1
North West -16 3 £27,500 -6.77% 1
South East +56 2 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Manchester - 2 £27,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £36,000 -
Surrey +45 1 £47,500 +35.71%
Scotland +15 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £27,500 -
Leatherhead - 1 £47,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £28,000 -
Altrincham - 1 £27,000 - 1
Macclesfield - 1 £28,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £27,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 23 (74.19%) Active Directory
1 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Windows Server
3 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (58.06%) VMware
5 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
6 16 (51.61%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (45.16%) Office 365
8 12 (38.71%) DHCP
8 12 (38.71%) DNS
9 11 (35.48%) MS Exchange
9 11 (35.48%) Linux
10 10 (32.26%) ITIL
10 10 (32.26%) SQL
10 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
10 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
10 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (29.03%) Red Hat
11 9 (29.03%) MCSE
12 7 (22.58%) SCCM
12 7 (22.58%) Service Management
12 7 (22.58%) Java
12 7 (22.58%) Middleware
12 7 (22.58%) HP
12 7 (22.58%) Cisco
12 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
12 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (22.58%) Kalman Filter
13 6 (19.35%) Virtual Private Cloud

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 11 (35.48%) MS Exchange
2 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (19.35%) Confluence
4 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (12.90%) IIS
4 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
4 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
5 3 (9.68%) Apache
5 3 (9.68%) Skype for Business
6 2 (6.45%) GlassFish
6 2 (6.45%) JBoss
7 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (45.16%) Office 365
2 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (19.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) DHCP
1 12 (38.71%) DNS
2 6 (19.35%) Firewall
3 3 (9.68%) Internet
3 3 (9.68%) SAN
4 2 (6.45%) LAN
5 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.23%) FCoE
5 1 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.23%) IPsec
5 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.23%) SSH
5 1 (3.23%) VLAN
5 1 (3.23%) VoIP
5 1 (3.23%) VPN
5 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) JIRA
2 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (19.35%) Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) Middleware
2 2 (6.45%) HornetQ
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Windows Server
3 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (35.48%) Linux
6 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (9.68%) Windows 10
8 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
9 1 (3.23%) AIX
9 1 (3.23%) CentOS
9 1 (3.23%) Unix
9 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) ITIL
2 7 (22.58%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (22.58%) Service Management
3 6 (19.35%) Change Management
3 6 (19.35%) Regulatory Compliance
3 6 (19.35%) Web Filtering
4 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Optimisation
5 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps
6 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.45%) Load Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.23%) CRM
7 1 (3.23%) Data Extraction
7 1 (3.23%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) Java
2 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
3 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.68%) Python
4 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.45%) PHP
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
6 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (29.03%) MCSE
3 6 (19.35%) MCITP
4 5 (16.13%) MCP
4 5 (16.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (9.68%) Degree
5 3 (9.68%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) PCI DSS
2 5 (16.13%) SLA
3 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (74.19%) Active Directory
2 16 (51.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (19.35%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
5 3 (9.68%) VMware Server
5 3 (9.68%) vSphere
5 3 (9.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) SCCM
2 6 (19.35%) SCOM
3 3 (9.68%) Ansible
3 3 (9.68%) Cobbler
4 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
4 2 (6.45%) Puppet
5 1 (3.23%) AirWatch
5 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) VMware
2 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
3 9 (29.03%) Red Hat
4 7 (22.58%) Cisco
4 7 (22.58%) HP
5 6 (19.35%) IBM
6 4 (12.90%) Veeam
7 3 (9.68%) Juniper
7 3 (9.68%) Palo Alto
8 2 (6.45%) Citrix
9 1 (3.23%) Avaya
9 1 (3.23%) Intel Security
9 1 (3.23%) Sage
9 1 (3.23%) Symantec
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