The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Support role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support
Rank 628 667 536
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -131
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 247 189 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.19% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.20% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 180 171 334
Average salary £34,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Server Support
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101684 96224 107055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.23% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 83079 80543 92244
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 England

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

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in England

Server Support
Salary Trend in England

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

Server Support Salary Trend in England

Server Support
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Server Support across the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Server Support Salary Histogram in England

Server Support
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 20 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
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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
London -3 74 £45,000 +9.75% 7
South East -9 53 £31,500 +3.27% 3
North West +18 35 £34,500 -15.85% 1
East of England +3 30 £35,000 +6.06%
Yorkshire -19 22 £27,025 -18.10% 1
South West -11 17 £28,750 +15.00% 1
North East - 7 £25,000 -
East Midlands -12 5 £29,500 -22.36%
West Midlands -1 4 £28,750 -8.73% 3
Server Support
UK

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 401 (83.89%) Windows
2 290 (60.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 262 (54.81%) VMware
4 257 (53.77%) Microsoft
5 235 (49.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 203 (42.47%) Citrix
7 190 (39.75%) Active Directory
8 182 (38.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 171 (35.77%) Microsoft Certification
10 156 (32.64%) SQL Server
11 155 (32.43%) MS Excel
12 145 (30.33%) MS Exchange
13 136 (28.45%) SQL
14 121 (25.31%) ITIL
14 121 (25.31%) DNS
15 109 (22.80%) MCSE
16 99 (20.71%) Exchange Server 2010
17 95 (19.87%) Firewall
18 81 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
18 81 (16.95%) MCITP
18 81 (16.95%) Finance
19 80 (16.74%) SAN
20 76 (15.90%) XenApp
21 72 (15.06%) DHCP
22 69 (14.44%) Cisco
23 67 (14.02%) Linux
24 65 (13.60%) Exchange Server 2007
25 63 (13.18%) LAN
26 62 (12.97%) Exchange Server 2003
27 60 (12.55%) SCCM

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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
1 145 (30.33%) MS Exchange
2 99 (20.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 65 (13.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 62 (12.97%) Exchange Server 2003
5 56 (11.72%) IIS
6 39 (8.16%) SharePoint
7 37 (7.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 18 (3.77%) Lync
9 15 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2013
10 13 (2.72%) Lotus Domino
11 12 (2.51%) Apache
11 12 (2.51%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.84%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.84%) OpenEdge
14 3 (0.63%) WorkSite
14 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2000
14 3 (0.63%) Node.js
14 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 155 (32.43%) MS Excel
2 33 (6.90%) MS Office
3 5 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.21%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
2 1 (0.21%) Advent Moxy
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.97%) IaaS
2 11 (2.30%) PaaS
3 8 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.84%) SaaS
6 3 (0.63%) Jelastic
Communications & Networking
1 121 (25.31%) DNS
2 95 (19.87%) Firewall
3 80 (16.74%) SAN
4 72 (15.06%) DHCP
5 63 (13.18%) LAN
6 58 (12.13%) WAN
7 44 (9.21%) VPN
8 35 (7.32%) TCP/IP
9 28 (5.86%) VoIP
10 24 (5.02%) MPLS
11 22 (4.60%) Network Security
12 19 (3.97%) NAS
12 19 (3.97%) Wi-Fi
13 14 (2.93%) VLAN
14 13 (2.72%) Internet
15 7 (1.46%) iSCSI
16 6 (1.26%) Cisco IPT
16 6 (1.26%) IP Telephony
16 6 (1.26%) PBX
16 6 (1.26%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (32.64%) SQL Server
2 50 (10.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (8.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (5.02%) MySQL
5 15 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (2.72%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (2.30%) Oracle Database
9 9 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.26%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (1.26%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.84%) Ingres
13 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.21%) HBase
Development Applications
1 5 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.21%) WebLOAD
General
1 81 (16.95%) Finance
2 27 (5.65%) Banking
3 25 (5.23%) Retail
4 19 (3.97%) Law
5 17 (3.56%) Manufacturing
6 14 (2.93%) Back Office
7 5 (1.05%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.84%) Legal
8 4 (0.84%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.63%) Local Government
9 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.42%) Front Office
10 2 (0.42%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.42%) Military
11 1 (0.21%) Advertising
11 1 (0.21%) Electronics
11 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.21%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.60%) .NET
2 11 (2.30%) ASP.NET
2 11 (2.30%) Web Services
3 8 (1.67%) XML
4 7 (1.46%) Application Packaging
5 5 (1.05%) Software Packaging
5 5 (1.05%) jQuery
5 5 (1.05%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.63%) HTML
6 3 (0.63%) CSS
6 3 (0.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (0.63%) LINQ
7 2 (0.42%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (0.42%) WCF
7 2 (0.42%) RESTful
7 2 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (0.42%) SOAP
7 2 (0.42%) LAMP
8 1 (0.21%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.25%) Clustering
2 39 (8.16%) Blackberry
3 19 (3.97%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.35%) Thin Client
4 16 (3.35%) Fat Client
5 13 (2.72%) SecurID
6 12 (2.51%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.67%) Hedge funds
8 7 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.46%) FlexPod
8 7 (1.46%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.46%) CLARiiON
9 6 (1.26%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.26%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (1.05%) PKI
10 5 (1.05%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.84%) Statistics
11 4 (0.84%) Replication
12 2 (0.42%) GIS
12 2 (0.42%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 401 (83.89%) Windows
2 290 (60.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 235 (49.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 81 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 67 (14.02%) Linux
6 49 (10.25%) Windows 7
7 31 (6.49%) VMS
8 30 (6.28%) Windows XP
9 25 (5.23%) UNIX
10 21 (4.39%) Windows 2000
10 21 (4.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (4.18%) Windows 2000 Server
12 18 (3.77%) Android
13 14 (2.93%) Windows 8
14 13 (2.72%) Windows Phone 8
14 13 (2.72%) Windows Phone
15 10 (2.09%) Windows Vista
16 9 (1.88%) SUSE
16 9 (1.88%) Solaris
17 7 (1.46%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (25.31%) ITIL
2 40 (8.37%) Service Delivery
3 38 (7.95%) Change Management
4 27 (5.65%) Performance Monitoring
5 26 (5.44%) Change Control
6 25 (5.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 23 (4.81%) Root Cause Analysis
8 20 (4.18%) Load Balancing
9 16 (3.35%) Project Management
10 14 (2.93%) Technical Architecture
10 14 (2.93%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (2.72%) Migration
11 13 (2.72%) Service Management
12 10 (2.09%) Incident Management
12 10 (2.09%) Time Management
13 9 (1.88%) E-Commerce
14 8 (1.67%) Performance Management
14 8 (1.67%) Capacity Planning
15 7 (1.46%) Problem Management
15 7 (1.46%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 136 (28.45%) SQL
2 24 (5.02%) PowerShell
3 20 (4.18%) T-SQL
4 17 (3.56%) C#
5 10 (2.09%) C
6 9 (1.88%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.26%) PHP
7 6 (1.26%) Python
7 6 (1.26%) Java
8 5 (1.05%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.84%) VBScript
9 4 (0.84%) VB
9 4 (0.84%) Ruby
10 2 (0.42%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.42%) VBA
11 1 (0.21%) Perl
11 1 (0.21%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 171 (35.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 109 (22.80%) MCSE
3 81 (16.95%) MCITP
4 43 (9.00%) Security Cleared
5 34 (7.11%) MCP
6 33 (6.90%) Degree
7 30 (6.28%) MCTS
8 29 (6.07%) MCSA
9 27 (5.65%) Cisco Certification
10 26 (5.44%) CCA
10 26 (5.44%) Citrix Certification
11 23 (4.81%) SC Cleared
12 19 (3.97%) DV Cleared
13 16 (3.35%) CCNA
14 14 (2.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (1.05%) JNCIA
15 5 (1.05%) CCNP
15 5 (1.05%) VCAP
16 3 (0.63%) MCDST
16 3 (0.63%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (8.79%) SLA
2 17 (3.56%) QA
3 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.21%) BS7799
System Software
1 190 (39.75%) Active Directory
2 182 (38.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (15.90%) XenApp
4 53 (11.09%) Hyper-V
5 43 (9.00%) vSphere
6 40 (8.37%) XenDesktop
6 40 (8.37%) VMware ESX
7 35 (7.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 21 (4.39%) Terminal Server
9 16 (3.35%) Terminal Services
9 16 (3.35%) XenServer
10 9 (1.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 8 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (1.46%) Xen
13 6 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.84%) VMware Server
16 2 (0.42%) NLBS
16 2 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
16 2 (0.42%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 60 (12.55%) SCCM
2 41 (8.58%) Backup Exec
3 32 (6.69%) SCOM
4 31 (6.49%) WSUS
5 25 (5.23%) EMC NetWorker
6 20 (4.18%) Norton AntiVirus
7 13 (2.72%) McAfee ePO
8 9 (1.88%) Tivoli
8 9 (1.88%) NetBackup
9 7 (1.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (0.63%) HP SIM
11 3 (0.63%) Plesk
12 2 (0.42%) MAILsweeper
12 2 (0.42%) Nagios
13 1 (0.21%) MOM
13 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Satellite
13 1 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 1 (0.21%) HP Data Protector
13 1 (0.21%) Cacti
Vendors
1 262 (54.81%) VMware
2 257 (53.77%) Microsoft
3 203 (42.47%) Citrix
4 69 (14.44%) Cisco
5 56 (11.72%) Symantec
6 49 (10.25%) HP
7 41 (8.58%) EMC
8 35 (7.32%) IBM
9 32 (6.69%) Oracle
10 18 (3.77%) NetApp
11 17 (3.56%) Red Hat
12 14 (2.93%) McAfee
12 14 (2.93%) Dell
13 13 (2.72%) Clearswift
13 13 (2.72%) Lotus
14 12 (2.51%) CommVault
15 8 (1.67%) SolarWinds
16 7 (1.46%) Nimsoft
16 7 (1.46%) Juniper
16 7 (1.46%) Apple
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Salary: £36000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £16000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £34900 per annum + £1,200 DV Allowance
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Salary: 20-25k
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