The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support
Rank 57 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 12 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.83% 0.35% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 0.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 0
Average salary £28,500 £22,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.54% -
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.07%
Server Support
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff 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
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
634 553 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.94% 95.84% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 567 457 308
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,100 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Server Support
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Server Support Salary Trend in Cardiff

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 14 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (85.71%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
4 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 8 (57.14%) SAN
4 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 8 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (42.86%) IIS
7 5 (35.71%) DNS
7 5 (35.71%) IBM
7 5 (35.71%) HP
7 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (35.71%) Finance
7 5 (35.71%) Internet
8 4 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
8 4 (28.57%) SQL
9 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 3 (21.43%) Citrix
9 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
11 1 (7.14%) vSphere

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 14 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (42.86%) IIS
5 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) SAN
1 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (7.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
1 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
1 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) HP
3 5 (35.71%) IBM
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
5 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco