The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support
Rank 219 214 190
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 10 11 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.17% 0.19% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.20% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 31
Average salary £47,500 £33,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.74% -15.62%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Server Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5522 5536 5064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.54% 93.23% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3798 4229 4149
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Server Support
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Server Support Salary Trend in Berkshire

Server Support
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Server Support across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Server Support Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Server Support
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Reading -4 4 - -
Slough -3 3 £47,500 +35.71%
Bracknell -5 2 £36,250 -
Server Support
South East

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 25 (96.15%) Windows
2 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 19 (73.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (65.38%) EMC
4 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (57.69%) Linux
4 15 (57.69%) VMware
4 15 (57.69%) WSUS
4 15 (57.69%) SC Cleared
4 15 (57.69%) DV Cleared
4 15 (57.69%) Security Cleared
5 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (53.85%) EMC NetWorker
6 13 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 13 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (26.92%) DHCP
8 7 (26.92%) DNS
9 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
9 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
9 6 (23.08%) Clustering
10 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
11 4 (15.38%) ITIL
11 4 (15.38%) IIS
11 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (15.38%) Websense
11 4 (15.38%) Service Management
11 4 (15.38%) Change Management
11 4 (15.38%) SCCM
11 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) IIS
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) DHCP
1 7 (26.92%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) Network Security
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (23.08%) Clustering
3 3 (11.54%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 25 (96.15%) Windows
2 19 (73.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (57.69%) Linux
3 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 12 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Service Management
3 4 (15.38%) Change Management
4 3 (11.54%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (11.54%) Data Security
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) SC Cleared
1 15 (57.69%) DV Cleared
1 15 (57.69%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (15.38%) MCTS
2 4 (15.38%) MCITP
3 2 (7.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (11.54%) Terminal Services
4 3 (11.54%) ISA Server
5 2 (7.69%) KVM
6 1 (3.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (57.69%) WSUS
2 14 (53.85%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (15.38%) SCCM
4 3 (11.54%) ARCserve
5 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 17 (65.38%) EMC
3 15 (57.69%) VMware
4 4 (15.38%) Websense
5 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
5 3 (11.54%) McAfee
5 3 (11.54%) F5
5 3 (11.54%) ServiceNow
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco
6 2 (7.69%) HP
7 1 (3.85%) Juniper
7 1 (3.85%) Altiris