The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Support role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support
Rank 281 301 295
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 27 19 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.16% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.17% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 32
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £64,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £31,163 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.08% -4.11%
Server Support
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
10529 11001 12001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.82% 93.17% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 8887 9655 10999
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Server Support
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Server Support Salary Trend in the City of London

Server Support
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Server Support across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Server Support Salary Histogram in the City of London

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 33 (75.00%) Windows
2 25 (56.82%) SQL Server
3 22 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 20 (45.45%) SQL
5 17 (38.64%) Cisco
5 17 (38.64%) Citrix
5 17 (38.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 16 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (34.09%) MCSE
7 15 (34.09%) VMware
8 14 (31.82%) ITIL
9 12 (27.27%) SCCM
9 12 (27.27%) SCOM
10 11 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (22.73%) MCSA
11 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
11 10 (22.73%) Banking
11 10 (22.73%) Degree
11 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (20.45%) Finance
12 9 (20.45%) Hyper-V
12 9 (20.45%) XenApp
12 9 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (18.18%) CCNA
13 8 (18.18%) SAN
13 8 (18.18%) MCITP

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 11 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.82%) Node.js
4 3 (6.82%) IIS
4 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.27%) WorkSite
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.27%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
1 1 (2.27%) Advent Moxy
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.82%) PaaS
2 3 (6.82%) Jelastic
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) SAN
2 6 (13.64%) Firewall
3 5 (11.36%) VLAN
4 4 (9.09%) DNS
4 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 4 (9.09%) LAN
4 4 (9.09%) WAN
5 3 (6.82%) DHCP
5 3 (6.82%) NAS
6 1 (2.27%) VoIP
6 1 (2.27%) VPN
6 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (56.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (22.73%) Banking
2 9 (20.45%) Finance
3 3 (6.82%) Law
3 3 (6.82%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Back Office
4 2 (4.55%) Arabic Language
5 1 (2.27%) Retail
5 1 (2.27%) Legal
5 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.27%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) Web Services
2 3 (6.82%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) Clustering
3 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.82%) Replication
4 2 (4.55%) Statistics
4 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 33 (75.00%) Windows
2 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.64%) Windows 7
6 4 (9.09%) Linux
7 3 (6.82%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.27%) UNIX
9 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) ITIL
2 6 (13.64%) Incident Management
3 5 (11.36%) Migration
3 5 (11.36%) Programme Management
3 5 (11.36%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.82%) Change Control
6 2 (4.55%) Time Management
6 2 (4.55%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.55%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.55%) Benchmarking
6 2 (4.55%) Project Management
6 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.55%) Change Management
6 2 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.27%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.27%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) C
3 3 (6.82%) Java
3 3 (6.82%) PHP
3 3 (6.82%) Python
3 3 (6.82%) Ruby
4 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (2.27%) VBScript
5 1 (2.27%) VB
5 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (34.09%) MCSE
4 10 (22.73%) MCSA
4 10 (22.73%) Degree
5 8 (18.18%) MCITP
5 8 (18.18%) CCNA
6 3 (6.82%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.27%) MCTS
7 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.27%) CCA
7 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.27%) VCAP
System Software
1 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
3 9 (20.45%) Hyper-V
3 9 (20.45%) XenApp
4 3 (6.82%) vSphere
5 1 (2.27%) GPFS
5 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) SCCM
1 12 (27.27%) SCOM
2 3 (6.82%) Plesk
3 2 (4.55%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 22 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (38.64%) Citrix
2 17 (38.64%) Cisco
3 15 (34.09%) VMware
4 7 (15.91%) Symantec
5 4 (9.09%) HP
5 4 (9.09%) EMC
6 1 (2.27%) NetApp
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.27%) AppSense
6 1 (2.27%) Advent
6 1 (2.27%) Isilon
6 1 (2.27%) MobileIron