The median annual salary for a Server Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Server Engineer
England / West Midlands
Rank 197 224 198
Rank change year-on-year +27 -26  
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 9 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.31% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.32% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 17
Median salary £37,500 £34,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.69% -1.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £24,850 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,600 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year +2.73% +2.09%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4522 5924 4891
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.85% 96.37% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3730 4820 4179
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in the West Midlands

Server Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Server Engineer in the West Midlands

Server Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Server Engineer in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Server Engineer in the West Midlands

Server Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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
Worcestershire -8 3 - -
Birmingham - 3 £45,000 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £26,500 -
Coventry - 1 £30,000 -
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (86.96%) Windows
1 20 (86.96%) Windows Server
2 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 15 (65.22%) VMware
3 11 (47.83%) SAN
4 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
5 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
6 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (30.43%) MCSE
7 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (30.43%) Project Management
8 6 (26.09%) LAN
8 6 (26.09%) WAN
8 6 (26.09%) Cisco
8 6 (26.09%) Office 365
9 5 (21.74%) MCITP
9 5 (21.74%) VLAN
9 5 (21.74%) NAS
9 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
9 5 (21.74%) Firewall
10 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (17.39%) DNS
10 4 (17.39%) CCNA
10 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
11 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
11 3 (13.04%) SCCM
11 3 (13.04%) NetApp
11 3 (13.04%) DHCP

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) GlassFish
2 2 (8.70%) JBoss
2 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.35%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) SAN
2 6 (26.09%) LAN
2 6 (26.09%) WAN
3 5 (21.74%) Firewall
3 5 (21.74%) NAS
3 5 (21.74%) VLAN
4 4 (17.39%) DNS
5 3 (13.04%) DHCP
6 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Ant
General
1 1 (4.35%) Back Office
1 1 (4.35%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) HornetQ
2 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.35%) J2EE
2 1 (4.35%) RESTful
2 1 (4.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Clustering
1 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Windows
1 20 (86.96%) Windows Server
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.70%) Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.35%) Unix
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Project Management
2 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Low Latency
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Microservices
4 1 (4.35%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.70%) PHP
2 2 (8.70%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) MCSE
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (21.74%) MCITP
3 4 (17.39%) CCNA
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.70%) MCSA
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) Puppet
3 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) VMware
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco
4 3 (13.04%) NetApp
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.35%) Symantec
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