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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support
Rank 223 231 225
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 30 25 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.38% 0.34% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.36% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 24 22 45
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £40,000 £43,400
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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
7582 6919 8605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.95% 94.73% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6233 5928 7331
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(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
Bedfordshire +3 15 £35,000 +16.66%
Hertfordshire +3 11 £34,000 -20.00%
Cambridgeshire -4 4 £37,000 +1.36%
Essex -5 1 £55,000 +66.66%
Server Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 56 (91.80%) Windows
2 46 (75.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (70.49%) VMware
4 33 (54.10%) Citrix
5 32 (52.46%) Active Directory
6 30 (49.18%) DNS
6 30 (49.18%) MS Excel
6 30 (49.18%) DHCP
7 29 (47.54%) MS Exchange
8 27 (44.26%) SQL Server
8 27 (44.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (37.70%) LAN
9 23 (37.70%) WAN
10 22 (36.07%) SQL
11 21 (34.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (34.43%) vSphere
12 20 (32.79%) Symantec
13 19 (31.15%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (31.15%) VPN
13 19 (31.15%) Firewall
14 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
14 17 (27.87%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (26.23%) SAN
16 15 (24.59%) MCSE
17 14 (22.95%) Fat Client
17 14 (22.95%) Thin Client
18 13 (21.31%) Lotus
18 13 (21.31%) McAfee
18 13 (21.31%) Blackberry
18 13 (21.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 29 (47.54%) MS Exchange
2 13 (21.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 13 (21.31%) IIS
2 13 (21.31%) Lotus Domino
2 13 (21.31%) Lync
3 8 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (11.48%) SharePoint Server
4 7 (11.48%) SharePoint
5 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (6.56%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (6.56%) OpenEdge
6 4 (6.56%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (49.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (49.18%) DNS
1 30 (49.18%) DHCP
2 23 (37.70%) LAN
2 23 (37.70%) WAN
3 19 (31.15%) VPN
3 19 (31.15%) Firewall
4 16 (26.23%) SAN
5 13 (21.31%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (9.84%) ISDN
6 6 (9.84%) PBX
6 6 (9.84%) VoIP
6 6 (9.84%) MPLS
6 6 (9.84%) VLAN
7 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.64%) NAS
8 1 (1.64%) HTTP
8 1 (1.64%) SMTP
8 1 (1.64%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (44.26%) SQL Server
2 13 (21.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (11.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.56%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (9.84%) Manufacturing
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
1 6 (9.84%) Retail
2 2 (3.28%) Law
2 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) Fat Client
1 14 (22.95%) Thin Client
2 13 (21.31%) Blackberry
2 13 (21.31%) SecurID
3 7 (11.48%) CLARiiON
3 7 (11.48%) Client/Server
3 7 (11.48%) FlexPod
4 6 (9.84%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.64%) Firmware
5 1 (1.64%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 56 (91.80%) Windows
2 46 (75.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (44.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (27.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (21.31%) VMS
5 13 (21.31%) Windows Phone 8
5 13 (21.31%) Windows Phone
5 13 (21.31%) Android
6 9 (14.75%) Linux
7 8 (13.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (11.48%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (3.28%) UNIX
9 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.67%) Load Balancing
1 12 (19.67%) ITIL
2 11 (18.03%) Technical Architecture
2 11 (18.03%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (11.48%) Time Management
4 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce
5 5 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.56%) CRM
7 1 (1.64%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.07%) SQL
2 6 (9.84%) C
3 5 (8.20%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (31.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (24.59%) MCSE
3 10 (16.39%) Degree
4 4 (6.56%) MCITP
5 1 (1.64%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (52.46%) Active Directory
2 21 (34.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (34.43%) vSphere
3 13 (21.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 13 (21.31%) VMware ESX
4 9 (14.75%) XenApp
5 8 (13.11%) XenDesktop
6 6 (9.84%) Terminal Services
7 4 (6.56%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (21.31%) Backup Exec
1 13 (21.31%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (11.48%) EMC NetWorker
2 7 (11.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (3.28%) SCOM
4 1 (1.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (70.49%) VMware
2 33 (54.10%) Citrix
3 20 (32.79%) Symantec
4 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
5 13 (21.31%) Lotus
5 13 (21.31%) McAfee
5 13 (21.31%) Clearswift
6 7 (11.48%) Cisco
6 7 (11.48%) CommVault
6 7 (11.48%) NetApp
6 7 (11.48%) EMC
6 7 (11.48%) SolarWinds
7 6 (9.84%) CheckPoint
8 5 (8.20%) IBM
9 4 (6.56%) Oracle
10 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.28%) Dell
11 1 (1.64%) HP