The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Support role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Support
Rank 209 261 225
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 53 24 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.70% 0.28% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.29% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 49 24 35
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,950 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £30,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -9.09%
Server Support
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 East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7323 8155 8088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.13% 95.58% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6000 6780 7035
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Server Support
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Server Support Salary Trend in the East of England

Server Support
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Server Support across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Server Support Salary Histogram in the East of England

Server Support
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
Hertfordshire +8 23 £29,500 +1.72%
Bedfordshire +26 9 £45,000 +28.57%
Suffolk +15 8 £32,500 +3.17%
Cambridgeshire +18 7 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Essex +7 6 £40,250 -15.26%
Server Support
England

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 69 (97.18%) Windows
2 47 (66.20%) VMware
3 37 (52.11%) Citrix
4 36 (50.70%) Active Directory
5 35 (49.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (49.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (35.21%) SQL Server
7 23 (32.39%) MS Excel
8 21 (29.58%) ITIL
9 16 (22.54%) SLA
9 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
9 16 (22.54%) MS Exchange
9 16 (22.54%) Exchange Server 2010
10 15 (21.13%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (19.72%) SQL
11 14 (19.72%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (19.72%) Exchange Server 2003
12 13 (18.31%) Oracle
12 13 (18.31%) MS Office
12 13 (18.31%) SAN
13 11 (15.49%) MCSE
13 11 (15.49%) MCSA
14 10 (14.08%) SharePoint
14 10 (14.08%) Replication
15 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2005
15 9 (12.68%) PowerShell
15 9 (12.68%) SCCM
15 9 (12.68%) vSphere
15 9 (12.68%) FalconStor

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 16 (22.54%) MS Exchange
1 16 (22.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (19.72%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (14.08%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.04%) Lync
5 4 (5.63%) WebSphere
5 4 (5.63%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (5.63%) OpenEdge
6 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 23 (32.39%) MS Excel
2 13 (18.31%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.31%) SAN
2 9 (12.68%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (5.63%) LDAP
3 4 (5.63%) DHCP
3 4 (5.63%) DNS
4 3 (4.23%) LAN
4 3 (4.23%) WAN
5 1 (1.41%) Internet
5 1 (1.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (35.21%) SQL Server
2 14 (19.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (8.45%) Publishing
2 4 (5.63%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Replication
2 9 (12.68%) Clustering
3 4 (5.63%) CMDB
4 3 (4.23%) Fat Client
4 3 (4.23%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.41%) FMCG
5 1 (1.41%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 69 (97.18%) Windows
2 35 (49.30%) Windows Server 2008
2 35 (49.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (12.68%) Linux
4 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.41%) Debian
5 1 (1.41%) Fedora
5 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.41%) AIX
5 1 (1.41%) HPUX
5 1 (1.41%) Solaris
5 1 (1.41%) UNIX
5 1 (1.41%) CentOS
5 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.58%) ITIL
2 15 (21.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (12.68%) Migration
3 9 (12.68%) ERP
4 8 (11.27%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.63%) Change Management
6 1 (1.41%) Change Control
6 1 (1.41%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.41%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.72%) SQL
2 9 (12.68%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (15.49%) MCSE
2 11 (15.49%) MCSA
3 6 (8.45%) Degree
4 5 (7.04%) MCITP
4 5 (7.04%) CCNP
4 5 (7.04%) CCNA
4 5 (7.04%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.63%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.41%) MCP
6 1 (1.41%) RHCE
6 1 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.54%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (50.70%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.68%) vSphere
3 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.23%) XenApp
4 3 (4.23%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (12.68%) SCCM
2 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 47 (66.20%) VMware
2 37 (52.11%) Citrix
3 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
4 13 (18.31%) Oracle
5 9 (12.68%) Cisco
5 9 (12.68%) CommVault
5 9 (12.68%) FalconStor
6 4 (5.63%) Veeam
6 4 (5.63%) SolarWinds
6 4 (5.63%) 3PAR
6 4 (5.63%) IBM
6 4 (5.63%) HP
7 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.41%) BT
7 1 (1.41%) WatchGuard
7 1 (1.41%) Kaspersky