The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Server Support in their job title over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support
Rank 93 89 100
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.099% 0.29% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.31% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £39,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
Server Support
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
956 978 1086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.03% 95.88% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 847 881 985
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,300 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Server Support in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Server Support
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Server Support across the Bedfordshire region.

Server Support Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Server Support
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -2 1 £39,000 -22.00%
Dunstable - 1 £39,000 -
Server Support
East of England

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Server Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Server Support in their job title.

1 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
2 12 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 11 (68.75%) VMware
4 10 (62.50%) Citrix
5 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (43.75%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (43.75%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (43.75%) Load Balancing
8 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
9 5 (31.25%) SLA
9 5 (31.25%) IIS
9 5 (31.25%) SQL
9 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
9 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
10 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (18.75%) SAN
10 3 (18.75%) MCSE
11 2 (12.50%) LAN
11 2 (12.50%) WAN
11 2 (12.50%) VMS
11 2 (12.50%) DHCP
11 2 (12.50%) VPN
11 2 (12.50%) DNS
11 2 (12.50%) ITIL
11 2 (12.50%) Lotus Domino

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Server Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Server Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (31.25%) IIS
3 2 (12.50%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
2 2 (12.50%) DHCP
2 2 (12.50%) VPN
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 2 (12.50%) SecurID
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Phone 8
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Phone
3 2 (12.50%) VMS
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Technical Architecture
1 7 (43.75%) Load Balancing
1 7 (43.75%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
1 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) MCSE
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) vSphere
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 2 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) Citrix
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Lotus
4 2 (12.50%) Symantec
4 2 (12.50%) McAfee
4 2 (12.50%) Clearswift