The first table below looks at the demand for the Server Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support
Rank 94 93 84
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 13 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.89% 0.082% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.085% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 3
Average salary £35,000 £28,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% -19.71%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1409 1177 1092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.98% 96.00% 94.71%
Number of salaries quoted 928 743 762
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Server Support
Scotland

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Server Support
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Server Support Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 19 (90.48%) Citrix
1 19 (90.48%) VMware
2 18 (85.71%) Windows
3 17 (80.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
5 13 (61.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (61.90%) MCSE
5 13 (61.90%) Finance
6 12 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
6 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (52.38%) DNS
7 11 (52.38%) Clustering
7 11 (52.38%) MCITP
8 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 5 (23.81%) Linux
9 5 (23.81%) XenApp
10 4 (19.05%) SQL
10 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
10 4 (19.05%) IBM
10 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
11 3 (14.29%) ITIL
12 2 (9.52%) Cisco
12 2 (9.52%) LAN
12 2 (9.52%) WLAN
12 2 (9.52%) WAN
12 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
12 2 (9.52%) SAN
12 2 (9.52%) HP

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) WorkSite
Applications
1 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) WLAN
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
2 2 (9.52%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) BIG-IP
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (23.81%) Linux
5 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
5 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
2 2 (9.52%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) Wealth Management
3 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (61.90%) MCSE
2 11 (52.38%) MCITP
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) MCP
4 1 (4.76%) MCSA
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 12 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (23.81%) XenApp
4 2 (9.52%) XenServer
5 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Server
5 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.76%) vSphere
5 1 (4.76%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Citrix
1 19 (90.48%) VMware
2 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) IBM
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) EMC
4 2 (9.52%) F5
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat