The median annual salary for a Windows Server Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 770 755 748
Rank change year-on-year -15 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Server Engineer 120 177 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 101 153 211
Median salary £35,000 £40,250 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +11.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,800 £51,700
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -12.16% +5.71%  

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 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
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 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 27 June 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 27 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 -1 112 £35,000 -14.11% 7
London +22 57 £42,500 -22.72% 6
Yorkshire +1 20 £27,500 -23.07%
East Yorkshire -3 14 £23,750 -
Hull -7 14 £23,750 -
South East +18 11 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East of England -11 9 £35,000 -17.64%
North West -36 8 £37,000 +39.62%
Surrey +38 6 £55,000 +15.78%
Merseyside - 6 £47,500 -
Liverpool - 6 £47,500 -
Leeds +8 5 £37,500 +13.63%
West Yorkshire +6 5 £37,500 +13.63%
South West -2 5 £31,500 -14.86%
Somerset - 5 £31,500 -
Essex - 5 £35,000 -
Cambridge -13 4 £41,000 +2.50%
Cambridgeshire -19 4 £41,000 +2.50%
Bath - 4 £31,500 -
City of London +25 3 £55,000 -3.08% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 3 £47,000 +104.34%
Hayes - 3 £42,500 -
East Midlands +11 2 £42,500 +28.78%
Northamptonshire +7 2 £42,500 +6.25%
Kent - 2 £36,125 - 1
Chesham - 2 £34,000 -
Northampton - 2 £42,500 -
York +12 1 £40,000 +8.10%
North Yorkshire +2 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Scotland -9 1 £47,500 -8.36%

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 262 (100.00%) Windows
1 262 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 173 (66.03%) Active Directory
3 170 (64.89%) Microsoft
4 142 (54.20%) VMware
5 132 (50.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 99 (37.79%) MS Exchange
7 98 (37.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 83 (31.68%) VMware Infrastructure
9 78 (29.77%) Hyper-V
10 77 (29.39%) Cisco
11 75 (28.63%) Microsoft Certification
12 73 (27.86%) SQL Server
13 68 (25.95%) PowerShell
14 65 (24.81%) Office 365
15 61 (23.28%) VMware ESXi
15 61 (23.28%) DNS
16 60 (22.90%) Finance
17 58 (22.14%) Firewall
17 58 (22.14%) Windows Server 2003
17 58 (22.14%) DHCP
18 56 (21.37%) MCSE
19 55 (20.99%) SCCM
20 53 (20.23%) ITIL
21 47 (17.94%) Degree
22 44 (16.79%) TCP/IP
22 44 (16.79%) Citrix
23 43 (16.41%) Disaster Recovery
23 43 (16.41%) Windows 7
23 43 (16.41%) Exchange Server 2010

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 99 (37.79%) MS Exchange
2 43 (16.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (11.07%) Exchange Server 2013
4 25 (9.54%) IIS
5 19 (7.25%) SharePoint
6 18 (6.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 12 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (4.58%) Skype for Business
8 8 (3.05%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.53%) MS Project Server
10 4 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.76%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.38%) Apache
12 1 (0.38%) Confluence
12 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (6.49%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (5.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (5.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 15 (5.73%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 65 (24.81%) Office 365
2 24 (9.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.44%) PaaS
5 8 (3.05%) IaaS
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.38%) SaaS
6 1 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 61 (23.28%) DNS
2 58 (22.14%) DHCP
2 58 (22.14%) Firewall
3 44 (16.79%) TCP/IP
4 39 (14.89%) LAN
4 39 (14.89%) VPN
5 36 (13.74%) VLAN
6 35 (13.36%) SAN
7 32 (12.21%) Wireless
8 20 (7.63%) WAN
8 20 (7.63%) WebEx
9 16 (6.11%) Internet
10 9 (3.44%) iSCSI
10 9 (3.44%) Skype
11 7 (2.67%) MPLS
12 6 (2.29%) IPv4
12 6 (2.29%) SNMP
13 5 (1.91%) BGP
13 5 (1.91%) IPv6
13 5 (1.91%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (27.86%) SQL Server
2 27 (10.31%) SQL Server 2005
3 24 (9.16%) SQL Server 2000
3 24 (9.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (8.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.38%) Ant
3 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.38%) JIRA
3 1 (0.38%) MSI
3 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.38%) Vagrant
General
1 60 (22.90%) Finance
2 19 (7.25%) Banking
3 6 (2.29%) Legal
4 5 (1.91%) Local Government
4 5 (1.91%) Retail
5 3 (1.15%) Law
5 3 (1.15%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.76%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.38%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.63%) Software Packaging
2 10 (3.82%) Web Services
3 8 (3.05%) Middleware
4 6 (2.29%) .NET
4 6 (2.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.38%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.36%) Data Centre
2 33 (12.60%) Hedge funds
3 27 (10.31%) Management Information System
4 24 (9.16%) Blackberry
5 20 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (7.63%) Replication
6 18 (6.87%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.15%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.76%) Clustering
9 2 (0.76%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.76%) EPoS
9 2 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.38%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.38%) iPad
10 1 (0.38%) PKI
10 1 (0.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 262 (100.00%) Windows
1 262 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 132 (50.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 98 (37.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 58 (22.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 43 (16.41%) Windows 7
6 38 (14.50%) Linux
7 30 (11.45%) Windows 10
8 21 (8.02%) Windows 8
9 20 (7.63%) Windows XP
10 15 (5.73%) Windows Vista
11 9 (3.44%) Mac OS
12 8 (3.05%) Solaris
13 5 (1.91%) CentOS
13 5 (1.91%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (20.23%) ITIL
2 43 (16.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (10.31%) Information Security
4 24 (9.16%) Task Automation
5 22 (8.40%) Migration
6 19 (7.25%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 15 (5.73%) Service Management
8 14 (5.34%) Proactive Monitoring
8 14 (5.34%) Project Management
9 12 (4.58%) E-Commerce
9 12 (4.58%) Problem Management
10 11 (4.20%) DevOps
11 9 (3.44%) Customer Requirements
11 9 (3.44%) Incident Management
11 9 (3.44%) ITIL V3
11 9 (3.44%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (3.44%) Server Building
12 8 (3.05%) CRM
12 8 (3.05%) Fault Analysis
13 7 (2.67%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (25.95%) PowerShell
2 30 (11.45%) SQL
3 8 (3.05%) Bash Shell
4 7 (2.67%) Perl
4 7 (2.67%) Python
4 7 (2.67%) Ruby
5 4 (1.53%) C#
5 4 (1.53%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.15%) VB
7 2 (0.76%) C
7 2 (0.76%) VBScript
8 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 75 (28.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (21.37%) MCSE
3 47 (17.94%) Degree
4 31 (11.83%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (11.45%) MCP
6 24 (9.16%) CCNP
6 24 (9.16%) MCSA
7 23 (8.78%) CCNA
8 19 (7.25%) Master's Degree
9 18 (6.87%) Computer Science Degree
10 13 (4.96%) GNVQ
10 13 (4.96%) HND
11 11 (4.20%) MCITP
12 8 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.15%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.15%) Security Cleared
13 3 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.76%) DBS Check
14 2 (0.76%) LPIC
14 2 (0.76%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.69%) SLA
2 13 (4.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 173 (66.03%) Active Directory
2 83 (31.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (29.77%) Hyper-V
4 61 (23.28%) VMware ESXi
5 26 (9.92%) XenApp
6 22 (8.40%) VMware Workstation
6 22 (8.40%) vSphere
7 17 (6.49%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.76%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.38%) KVM
10 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.38%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 55 (20.99%) SCCM
2 28 (10.69%) Backup Exec
3 24 (9.16%) Norton AntiVirus
3 24 (9.16%) SCOM
4 20 (7.63%) DameWare
4 20 (7.63%) Perfmon
5 16 (6.11%) NetBackup
6 14 (5.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 10 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (3.82%) Puppet
8 8 (3.05%) Nagios
8 8 (3.05%) OpenView
9 7 (2.67%) Ansible
9 7 (2.67%) EdgeSight
10 5 (1.91%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (1.53%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.76%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.76%) Terraform
12 2 (0.76%) WSUS
12 2 (0.76%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 170 (64.89%) Microsoft
2 142 (54.20%) VMware
3 77 (29.39%) Cisco
4 44 (16.79%) Citrix
5 42 (16.03%) HP
6 39 (14.89%) Symantec
7 27 (10.31%) Veeam
8 26 (9.92%) Dell
9 20 (7.63%) Draytek
9 20 (7.63%) Meraki
10 19 (7.25%) Avaya
11 17 (6.49%) WatchGuard
12 15 (5.73%) 3Com
12 15 (5.73%) D-Link
12 15 (5.73%) Linksys
12 15 (5.73%) NETGEAR
13 12 (4.58%) SonicWALL
14 10 (3.82%) McAfee
15 9 (3.44%) Kaspersky
16 8 (3.05%) Riverbed
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