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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Support
Rank 299 328 304
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 9 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.086% 0.080% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.086% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 20
Average salary £37,250 £70,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.78% +36.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £90,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £30,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -9.09%
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
9653 11564 11211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.64% 92.44% 93.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8207 9765 9779
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015, 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 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) Citrix
5 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
6 3 (21.43%) XenApp
6 3 (21.43%) vSphere
6 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
6 3 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (14.29%) Symantec
7 2 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (14.29%) MS Access
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) MCSE
7 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (14.29%) DTS

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (7.14%) Lync
4 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) DMZ
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (14.29%) MS Access
3 2 (14.29%) DTS
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Games
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Online Games
2 1 (7.14%) iSeries
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
1 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL
1 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
2 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.14%) Database Security
2 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 3 (21.43%) XenApp
3 3 (21.43%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (7.14%) Postini
4 1 (7.14%) FactSet
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Reuters
4 1 (7.14%) Bloomberg
4 1 (7.14%) Dell