Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Server Engineer was £32,250 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Server Engineer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 297 319 282
Rank change year-on-year +22 -37 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Engineer 29 24 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.21% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.22% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 42
West Midlands median annual salary £32,250 £30,375 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.17% +1.25% -22.58%
10th Percentile £28,250 £21,000 £23,200
90th Percentile £43,209 £44,875 £54,250
England median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9716 11097 10597
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 96.18% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7999 8802 8814
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Server Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +14 11 £33,000 -17.50%
Solihull +6 10 £30,000 -
Shropshire +1 3 £41,628 +32.15%
Staffordshire +14 2 £35,000 +1.08%
Coventry - 2 £40,250 -
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 26 (89.66%) Windows
2 23 (79.31%) Active Directory
3 22 (75.86%) Microsoft
4 20 (68.97%) VMware
5 17 (58.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (48.28%) Hyper-V
6 14 (48.28%) Windows Server
7 10 (34.48%) NetApp
7 10 (34.48%) Firewall
7 10 (34.48%) Citrix
7 10 (34.48%) MS Exchange
7 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (31.03%) SCCM
9 8 (27.59%) Line Management
9 8 (27.59%) EqualLogic
9 8 (27.59%) Enterprise Storage
9 8 (27.59%) Problem Management
9 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (27.59%) Dell
9 8 (27.59%) DNS
9 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
10 7 (24.14%) Change Management
10 7 (24.14%) SAN
10 7 (24.14%) WSUS
10 7 (24.14%) Office 365
11 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (20.69%) SCOM
11 6 (20.69%) Cisco
11 6 (20.69%) DHCP
12 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Office

Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 10 (34.48%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (24.14%) Office 365
3 1 (3.45%) IaaS
3 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) Firewall
2 8 (27.59%) DNS
3 7 (24.14%) SAN
4 6 (20.69%) DHCP
5 3 (10.34%) NAS
6 2 (6.90%) BGP
6 2 (6.90%) LAN
6 2 (6.90%) MPLS
6 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.90%) VoIP
6 2 (6.90%) WAN
7 1 (3.45%) NaaS
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) WAP
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Enterprise Storage
1 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) Fintech
4 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.45%) NHS
4 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (89.66%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Windows Server
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.90%) Linux
6 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Line Management
1 8 (27.59%) Problem Management
2 7 (24.14%) Change Management
3 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) ITIL
4 4 (13.79%) Process Improvement
4 4 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Information Security
5 3 (10.34%) Information Security Management
5 3 (10.34%) Proactive Management
5 3 (10.34%) Security Management
6 2 (6.90%) Application Packaging
6 2 (6.90%) Communications Security
6 2 (6.90%) High Availability
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.45%) CRM
7 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.45%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) MCSE
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.34%) MCITP
2 3 (10.34%) MCSA
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (6.90%) CCNA
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (79.31%) Active Directory
2 17 (58.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (48.28%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.34%) UAG
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (6.90%) vSphere
6 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) SCCM
2 7 (24.14%) WSUS
3 6 (20.69%) SCOM
4 4 (13.79%) Backup Exec
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (6.90%) MOM
Vendors
1 22 (75.86%) Microsoft
2 20 (68.97%) VMware
3 10 (34.48%) Citrix
3 10 (34.48%) NetApp
4 8 (27.59%) Dell
4 8 (27.59%) EqualLogic
5 6 (20.69%) Cisco
6 4 (13.79%) Veeam
7 2 (6.90%) HP
7 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.45%) Forcepoint
8 1 (3.45%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (3.45%) SAP