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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support
Rank 255 222 246
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 12 23 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.15% 0.33% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.34% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3 21 30
Average salary £34,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £29,325 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £46,800 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
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
7392 6780 8685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.10% 95.88% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6012 5666 7471
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the 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 31 October 2014.

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 31 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
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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 -11 10 £34,000 -20.00%
Essex -5 1 £50,000 +52.67%
Cambridgeshire -9 1 £25,000 -28.57%
Server Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 44 (88.00%) Windows
2 27 (54.00%) SQL Server
3 26 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (46.00%) VMware
4 23 (46.00%) SQL
5 20 (40.00%) ITIL
5 20 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 20 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 19 (38.00%) Degree
7 17 (34.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (34.00%) MS Exchange
8 15 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 15 (30.00%) DHCP
8 15 (30.00%) DNS
9 14 (28.00%) Citrix
10 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (26.00%) IBM
10 13 (26.00%) OpenEdge
10 13 (26.00%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (26.00%) LAN
10 13 (26.00%) WAN
10 13 (26.00%) Oracle
10 13 (26.00%) WebSphere Application Server
10 13 (26.00%) WebSphere
11 11 (22.00%) Firewall
11 11 (22.00%) VPN
12 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (18.00%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 17 (34.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (26.00%) OpenEdge
2 13 (26.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 13 (26.00%) WebSphere
3 8 (16.00%) Lync
4 7 (14.00%) IIS
5 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (10.00%) Lotus Domino
6 5 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 20 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.00%) DHCP
1 15 (30.00%) DNS
2 13 (26.00%) LAN
2 13 (26.00%) WAN
3 11 (22.00%) VPN
3 11 (22.00%) Firewall
4 6 (12.00%) SAN
4 6 (12.00%) MPLS
4 6 (12.00%) VLAN
4 6 (12.00%) ISDN
4 6 (12.00%) PBX
4 6 (12.00%) VoIP
5 5 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (54.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (34.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (26.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.00%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
1 6 (12.00%) Manufacturing
1 6 (12.00%) Retail
2 3 (6.00%) Law
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Thin Client
1 8 (16.00%) Fat Client
2 6 (12.00%) Mathematics
3 5 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 5 (10.00%) SecurID
4 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.00%) CLARiiON
4 2 (4.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 44 (88.00%) Windows
2 26 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (18.00%) Linux
5 9 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (10.00%) VMS
6 5 (10.00%) Android
6 5 (10.00%) Windows Phone 8
6 5 (10.00%) Windows Phone
7 3 (6.00%) UNIX
8 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) ITIL
2 8 (16.00%) Load Balancing
3 7 (14.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (14.00%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (12.00%) Coaching
4 6 (12.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.00%) CRM
7 2 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.00%) C
3 5 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (38.00%) Degree
2 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (12.00%) MCSE
4 3 (6.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (16.00%) VMware ESX
4 7 (14.00%) vSphere
5 6 (12.00%) Terminal Services
6 5 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (6.00%) Terminal Server
8 2 (4.00%) XenApp
8 2 (4.00%) XenDesktop
9 1 (2.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 5 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (6.00%) SCOM
3 2 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) VMware
2 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (28.00%) Citrix
4 13 (26.00%) Oracle
4 13 (26.00%) IBM
5 7 (14.00%) Symantec
6 6 (12.00%) CheckPoint
7 5 (10.00%) McAfee
7 5 (10.00%) Clearswift
7 5 (10.00%) Lotus
8 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.00%) CommVault
9 2 (4.00%) NetApp
9 2 (4.00%) Cisco
9 2 (4.00%) EMC
9 2 (4.00%) SolarWinds