The median annual salary for a Windows Server Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Windows Server Engineer
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 711 799 761
Rank change year-on-year +88 -38  
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Server Engineer 141 151 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 126 140 152
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year -1.96% +17.69%  

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 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
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 £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Windows Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server Engineer in the UK

Windows Server Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Windows Server Engineer in the UK

Windows Server Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server Engineer over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server Engineer in the UK

Windows Server Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 +65 137 £42,000 -1.17% 16
London +59 66 £45,000 - 4
South East +62 28 £33,000 -20.95% 2
Surrey +43 13 £47,500 +9.19%
Yorkshire +39 13 £27,500 -29.03% 2
East of England +19 12 £39,500 -1.25% 2
Kent - 9 £30,000 -
Hull - 7 £26,000 - 1
Leatherhead - 7 £55,000 -
East Yorkshire - 7 £26,000 - 1
South West +32 6 - - 1
West Midlands +27 6 £45,000 +80.00% 1
West Yorkshire +21 6 £38,750 +3.33% 1
Hertfordshire +10 6 £31,750 -25.29%
Swindon - 6 - -
Wiltshire - 6 - -
City of London +49 5 £47,500 +18.75% 4
East Midlands +5 5 £37,500 +29.31%
Cambridgeshire - 5 £41,500 - 1
Cambridge - 5 £41,500 - 1
Bradford - 4 £37,500 -
Berkshire +35 3 £36,500 -23.95%
Buckinghamshire +16 3 £33,000 +10.00%
Northamptonshire - 3 £40,000 -
Evesham - 3 - -
Chesham - 3 £33,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £45,000 -
Worcestershire - 3 - -
Leeds +20 2 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Leicestershire - 2 £37,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Windows 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 Windows Server Engineer in the job title.

1 265 (100.00%) Windows
1 265 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 162 (61.13%) VMware
3 156 (58.87%) Microsoft
4 153 (57.74%) Active Directory
5 139 (52.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 104 (39.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 101 (38.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 101 (38.11%) Hyper-V
8 88 (33.21%) MS Exchange
9 84 (31.70%) MS Excel
10 77 (29.06%) PowerShell
11 69 (26.04%) SQL Server
12 64 (24.15%) SCCM
13 57 (21.51%) Microsoft Certification
13 57 (21.51%) Windows Server 2003
14 56 (21.13%) Firewall
15 55 (20.75%) Office 365
16 54 (20.38%) MCSE
17 53 (20.00%) DNS
17 53 (20.00%) Cisco
18 52 (19.62%) Linux
19 49 (18.49%) DHCP
20 48 (18.11%) LAN
21 46 (17.36%) ITIL
21 46 (17.36%) Degree
22 44 (16.60%) VPN
22 44 (16.60%) SAN
23 43 (16.23%) Data Centre
24 42 (15.85%) Citrix

Windows 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 88 (33.21%) MS Exchange
2 31 (11.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (10.57%) IIS
4 26 (9.81%) SharePoint
5 23 (8.68%) Skype for Business
6 22 (8.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.13%) Confluence
11 2 (0.75%) Apache
11 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 84 (31.70%) MS Excel
2 25 (9.43%) MS Office
3 10 (3.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 55 (20.75%) Office 365
2 37 (13.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.64%) PaaS
5 5 (1.89%) SaaS
6 3 (1.13%) IaaS
6 3 (1.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.38%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 56 (21.13%) Firewall
2 53 (20.00%) DNS
3 49 (18.49%) DHCP
4 48 (18.11%) LAN
5 44 (16.60%) SAN
5 44 (16.60%) VPN
6 34 (12.83%) TCP/IP
7 30 (11.32%) VLAN
8 27 (10.19%) WAN
9 22 (8.30%) Wireless
10 19 (7.17%) Internet
11 12 (4.53%) Skype
12 11 (4.15%) MPLS
12 11 (4.15%) NAS
12 11 (4.15%) VoIP
13 10 (3.77%) iSCSI
13 10 (3.77%) Remote Desktop
14 7 (2.64%) ISDN
14 7 (2.64%) WebEx
15 6 (2.26%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (26.04%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (6.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (4.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (2.64%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (2.26%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.75%) MySQL
8 1 (0.38%) Big Data
8 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.89%) JIRA
2 3 (1.13%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.75%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.75%) Subversion
4 1 (0.38%) Ant
4 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.38%) MSI
4 1 (0.38%) Vagrant
General
1 42 (15.85%) Finance
2 15 (5.66%) Banking
3 11 (4.15%) Back Office
3 11 (4.15%) Retail
4 8 (3.02%) Law
5 7 (2.64%) Italian Language
6 4 (1.51%) Legal
6 4 (1.51%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.13%) Local Government
8 2 (0.75%) Electronics
9 1 (0.38%) Games
9 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.17%) Software Packaging
2 15 (5.66%) Web Services
3 12 (4.53%) Middleware
4 11 (4.15%) .NET
5 9 (3.40%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.75%) MAPI
7 1 (0.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 43 (16.23%) Data Centre
2 31 (11.70%) Hedge funds
3 26 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (9.43%) Management Information System
5 17 (6.42%) Driving Licence
6 16 (6.04%) Private Cloud
7 14 (5.28%) Computer Science
8 11 (4.15%) Blackberry
9 9 (3.40%) Clustering
10 7 (2.64%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (2.64%) Replication
11 5 (1.89%) PKI
12 3 (1.13%) EPoS
12 3 (1.13%) Fintech
13 2 (0.75%) Derivative
13 2 (0.75%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
14 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
14 1 (0.38%) iPad
14 1 (0.38%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 265 (100.00%) Windows
1 265 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 139 (52.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 101 (38.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 57 (21.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 52 (19.62%) Linux
6 29 (10.94%) Windows 7
7 11 (4.15%) Windows 10
8 10 (3.77%) Unix
9 9 (3.40%) Mac OS
10 8 (3.02%) Windows XP
11 6 (2.26%) Solaris
12 5 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.89%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.51%) CentOS
14 2 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (17.36%) ITIL
2 39 (14.72%) Disaster Recovery
3 30 (11.32%) Information Security
4 24 (9.06%) Migration
5 18 (6.79%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 15 (5.66%) E-Commerce
7 14 (5.28%) Customer Requirements
8 11 (4.15%) Project Management
8 11 (4.15%) Server Building
9 10 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (3.77%) Mentoring
9 10 (3.77%) Service Management
10 9 (3.40%) Application Packaging
10 9 (3.40%) DevOps
11 8 (3.02%) Problem Management
12 7 (2.64%) Data Protection
12 7 (2.64%) Incident Management
12 7 (2.64%) ITIL V3
12 7 (2.64%) Operations Management
13 6 (2.26%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 77 (29.06%) PowerShell
2 31 (11.70%) SQL
3 6 (2.26%) Shell Script
4 5 (1.89%) C
4 5 (1.89%) Python
4 5 (1.89%) Ruby
4 5 (1.89%) VBScript
5 3 (1.13%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.13%) C#
6 2 (0.75%) Perl
6 2 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (21.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (20.38%) MCSE
3 46 (17.36%) Degree
4 22 (8.30%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (8.30%) MCP
5 21 (7.92%) MCSA
6 18 (6.79%) CCNA
7 16 (6.04%) CCNP
8 13 (4.91%) MCITP
9 7 (2.64%) HND
9 7 (2.64%) Security Cleared
10 6 (2.26%) GNVQ
11 5 (1.89%) SC Cleared
11 5 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.75%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.38%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.17%) SLA
2 3 (1.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 153 (57.74%) Active Directory
2 104 (39.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (38.11%) Hyper-V
4 40 (15.09%) VMware ESX
5 24 (9.06%) vSphere
6 22 (8.30%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (7.55%) VMware Workstation
8 17 (6.42%) XenApp
8 17 (6.42%) XenDesktop
9 11 (4.15%) Terminal Services
10 5 (1.89%) Firmware
11 4 (1.51%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (1.13%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.38%) KVM
14 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.38%) NFS
14 1 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 64 (24.15%) SCCM
2 35 (13.21%) SCOM
3 22 (8.30%) NetBackup
4 13 (4.91%) Backup Exec
5 12 (4.53%) SCOrch
5 12 (4.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 10 (3.77%) SCVMM
7 9 (3.40%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (2.64%) DameWare
8 7 (2.64%) Perfmon
9 4 (1.51%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (1.51%) OpenView
9 4 (1.51%) WSUS
10 3 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (1.13%) Puppet
11 2 (0.75%) Ansible
11 2 (0.75%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.75%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 162 (61.13%) VMware
2 156 (58.87%) Microsoft
3 53 (20.00%) Cisco
4 42 (15.85%) Citrix
5 25 (9.43%) HP
6 23 (8.68%) Symantec
7 18 (6.79%) Avaya
8 16 (6.04%) WatchGuard
9 12 (4.53%) SonicWALL
10 11 (4.15%) Intel Security
10 11 (4.15%) Veeam
11 9 (3.40%) CheckPoint
11 9 (3.40%) Kaspersky
12 7 (2.64%) Dell
12 7 (2.64%) Red Hat
13 6 (2.26%) CommVault
13 6 (2.26%) Oracle
14 5 (1.89%) Draytek
14 5 (1.89%) Juniper
15 4 (1.51%) Fortinet
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
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Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
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