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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support
Rank 248 222 243
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 12 21 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.15% 0.30% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.31% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 35
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 £29,925 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £46,800 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
7466 6769 8805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.34% 95.85% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6076 5690 7552
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £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 24 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 24 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
(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 -13 10 £34,000 -20.00%
Cambridgeshire +2 1 £25,000 -28.57%
Essex -5 1 £50,000 +52.67%
Server Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 47 (88.68%) Windows
2 30 (56.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (52.83%) SQL Server
4 26 (49.06%) VMware
5 25 (47.17%) SQL
6 22 (41.51%) MS Excel
6 22 (41.51%) Active Directory
7 19 (35.85%) ITIL
7 19 (35.85%) MS Exchange
8 18 (33.96%) DHCP
8 18 (33.96%) DNS
8 18 (33.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (33.96%) Degree
9 17 (32.08%) Citrix
10 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
12 14 (26.42%) LAN
12 14 (26.42%) WAN
13 12 (22.64%) WebSphere
13 12 (22.64%) Firewall
13 12 (22.64%) OpenEdge
13 12 (22.64%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (22.64%) VPN
13 12 (22.64%) IBM
13 12 (22.64%) Oracle
13 12 (22.64%) WebSphere Application Server
13 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (20.75%) Thin Client
14 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 19 (35.85%) MS Exchange
2 12 (22.64%) OpenEdge
2 12 (22.64%) WebSphere Application Server
2 12 (22.64%) WebSphere
3 10 (18.87%) Lync
4 9 (16.98%) IIS
5 6 (11.32%) Lotus Domino
5 6 (11.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (7.55%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (41.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.96%) DHCP
1 18 (33.96%) DNS
2 14 (26.42%) LAN
2 14 (26.42%) WAN
3 12 (22.64%) VPN
3 12 (22.64%) Firewall
4 7 (13.21%) SAN
5 6 (11.32%) MPLS
5 6 (11.32%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (11.32%) VLAN
5 6 (11.32%) ISDN
5 6 (11.32%) PBX
5 6 (11.32%) VoIP
6 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (52.83%) SQL Server
2 18 (33.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (22.64%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (7.55%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
1 6 (11.32%) Manufacturing
1 6 (11.32%) Retail
2 3 (5.66%) Law
3 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Thin Client
1 11 (20.75%) Fat Client
2 6 (11.32%) Blackberry
2 6 (11.32%) SecurID
2 6 (11.32%) Mathematics
3 4 (7.55%) CLARiiON
3 4 (7.55%) FlexPod
3 4 (7.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 47 (88.68%) Windows
2 30 (56.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (16.98%) Linux
5 9 (16.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (11.32%) VMS
6 6 (11.32%) Android
6 6 (11.32%) Windows Phone 8
6 6 (11.32%) Windows Phone
7 4 (7.55%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (5.66%) UNIX
9 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) ITIL
2 8 (15.09%) Load Balancing
3 7 (13.21%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (13.21%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (11.32%) Mentoring
4 6 (11.32%) Coaching
4 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
5 4 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (7.55%) CRM
5 4 (7.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (47.17%) SQL
2 6 (11.32%) C
3 5 (9.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (33.96%) Degree
2 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (13.21%) MCSE
4 4 (7.55%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (41.51%) Active Directory
2 15 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (18.87%) VMware ESX
3 10 (18.87%) vSphere
4 6 (11.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 6 (11.32%) Terminal Services
5 4 (7.55%) Terminal Server
5 4 (7.55%) XenApp
5 4 (7.55%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Backup Exec
1 6 (11.32%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (7.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (7.55%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (5.66%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (49.06%) VMware
2 17 (32.08%) Citrix
3 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
4 12 (22.64%) Oracle
4 12 (22.64%) IBM
5 10 (18.87%) Symantec
6 6 (11.32%) McAfee
6 6 (11.32%) Clearswift
6 6 (11.32%) CheckPoint
6 6 (11.32%) Lotus
7 4 (7.55%) CommVault
7 4 (7.55%) NetApp
7 4 (7.55%) Cisco
7 4 (7.55%) EMC
7 4 (7.55%) SolarWinds
8 3 (5.66%) Red Hat