The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support
Rank 647 645 556
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -89
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 255 193 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.19% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.20% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 197 176 316
Average salary £34,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.49% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102690 95590 105693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.33% 94.23% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 84523 79913 91207
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Server Support
UK

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 1 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 1 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
London -24 74 £45,000 +12.50% 3
South East -6 61 £31,500 +3.27% 1
East of England +1 37 £35,000 +6.06% 2
North West +26 33 £34,500 -15.85% 1
Yorkshire -17 21 £27,513 -14.02% 2
South West -25 14 £24,500 -2.00% 2
East Midlands - 6 £33,000 -
West Midlands +4 5 £32,500 +3.17%
North East - 4 £25,000 -
Server Support
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Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 402 (85.71%) Windows
2 295 (62.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 262 (55.86%) VMware
4 260 (55.44%) Microsoft
5 235 (50.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 207 (44.14%) Active Directory
7 202 (43.07%) Citrix
8 176 (37.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 160 (34.12%) Microsoft Certification
10 159 (33.90%) SQL Server
11 157 (33.48%) MS Excel
12 147 (31.34%) MS Exchange
13 138 (29.42%) SQL
14 117 (24.95%) DNS
15 108 (23.03%) ITIL
16 106 (22.60%) MCSE
17 99 (21.11%) Exchange Server 2010
18 96 (20.47%) Firewall
19 84 (17.91%) SAN
20 81 (17.27%) XenApp
21 79 (16.84%) Windows Server 2012
22 75 (15.99%) MCITP
22 75 (15.99%) Finance
23 71 (15.14%) DHCP
24 68 (14.50%) Linux
25 66 (14.07%) Cisco
26 65 (13.86%) LAN
27 63 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2007
28 62 (13.22%) Exchange Server 2003
29 60 (12.79%) WAN

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 147 (31.34%) MS Exchange
2 99 (21.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 63 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 62 (13.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 58 (12.37%) IIS
6 40 (8.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 33 (7.04%) SharePoint
8 14 (2.99%) Lync
9 13 (2.77%) Lotus Domino
9 13 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
10 12 (2.56%) Apache
11 4 (0.85%) OpenEdge
11 4 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.85%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.64%) Node.js
12 3 (0.64%) WorkSite
13 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 157 (33.48%) MS Excel
2 37 (7.89%) MS Office
3 8 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.21%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
2 1 (0.21%) Advent Moxy
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.26%) IaaS
2 10 (2.13%) PaaS
3 8 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.85%) SaaS
5 3 (0.64%) Jelastic
Communications & Networking
1 117 (24.95%) DNS
2 96 (20.47%) Firewall
3 84 (17.91%) SAN
4 71 (15.14%) DHCP
5 65 (13.86%) LAN
6 60 (12.79%) WAN
7 49 (10.45%) VPN
8 38 (8.10%) TCP/IP
9 28 (5.97%) VoIP
10 24 (5.12%) MPLS
11 21 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
11 21 (4.48%) Network Security
12 19 (4.05%) NAS
13 13 (2.77%) Internet
14 12 (2.56%) VLAN
15 7 (1.49%) iSCSI
16 6 (1.28%) IP Telephony
16 6 (1.28%) Cisco IPT
17 5 (1.07%) ISDN
17 5 (1.07%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (33.90%) SQL Server
2 53 (11.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 46 (9.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 23 (4.90%) MySQL
5 15 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (2.77%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.35%) Oracle Database
8 10 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.28%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.85%) Ingres
12 4 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (1.07%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.21%) WebLOAD
General
1 75 (15.99%) Finance
2 22 (4.69%) Law
3 15 (3.20%) Banking
3 15 (3.20%) Back Office
4 14 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.77%) Retail
6 5 (1.07%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.85%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.64%) Local Government
8 3 (0.64%) Legal
9 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.43%) Military
9 2 (0.43%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.21%) Electronics
10 1 (0.21%) Front Office
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Automotive
10 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.69%) .NET
2 11 (2.35%) ASP.NET
2 11 (2.35%) Web Services
3 8 (1.71%) XML
4 7 (1.49%) Application Packaging
5 6 (1.28%) Software Packaging
6 5 (1.07%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.07%) jQuery
7 3 (0.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (0.64%) LINQ
7 3 (0.64%) CSS
7 3 (0.64%) HTML
8 2 (0.43%) SOAP
8 2 (0.43%) LAMP
8 2 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.43%) RESTful
8 2 (0.43%) WCF
8 2 (0.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (0.43%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.21%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 50 (10.66%) Clustering
2 40 (8.53%) Blackberry
3 16 (3.41%) Fat Client
3 16 (3.41%) Thin Client
4 13 (2.77%) SecurID
5 12 (2.56%) Client/Server
6 8 (1.71%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (1.49%) Hedge funds
7 7 (1.49%) FlexPod
7 7 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.49%) CLARiiON
8 6 (1.28%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.28%) Smartphone
8 6 (1.28%) PKI
9 5 (1.07%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.85%) Replication
10 4 (0.85%) Statistics
11 2 (0.43%) GIS
11 2 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 402 (85.71%) Windows
2 295 (62.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 235 (50.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 79 (16.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 68 (14.50%) Linux
6 47 (10.02%) Windows 7
7 32 (6.82%) Windows XP
8 27 (5.76%) UNIX
9 26 (5.54%) VMS
10 21 (4.48%) Windows 2000 Server
11 20 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (4.05%) Android
13 16 (3.41%) Windows 2000
14 15 (3.20%) Windows Vista
15 13 (2.77%) Windows 8
15 13 (2.77%) Windows Phone 8
15 13 (2.77%) Windows Phone
16 9 (1.92%) SUSE
16 9 (1.92%) Solaris
17 8 (1.71%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (23.03%) ITIL
2 41 (8.74%) Service Delivery
3 33 (7.04%) Change Management
4 27 (5.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 25 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 24 (5.12%) Change Control
7 20 (4.26%) Load Balancing
8 18 (3.84%) Root Cause Analysis
9 16 (3.41%) Technical Architecture
9 16 (3.41%) Service Management
10 13 (2.77%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (2.56%) Migration
12 11 (2.35%) Project Management
13 10 (2.13%) Incident Management
14 8 (1.71%) Risk Management
14 8 (1.71%) Time Management
15 7 (1.49%) Capacity Planning
15 7 (1.49%) Release Management
15 7 (1.49%) Problem Management
15 7 (1.49%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 138 (29.42%) SQL
2 24 (5.12%) PowerShell
3 18 (3.84%) T-SQL
4 16 (3.41%) C#
5 9 (1.92%) C
5 9 (1.92%) Shell Script
6 6 (1.28%) Java
7 5 (1.07%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.07%) PHP
7 5 (1.07%) Python
8 3 (0.64%) Ruby
8 3 (0.64%) VBScript
8 3 (0.64%) VB
9 2 (0.43%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.21%) VBA
10 1 (0.21%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 160 (34.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 106 (22.60%) MCSE
3 75 (15.99%) MCITP
4 42 (8.96%) Security Cleared
5 32 (6.82%) MCP
5 32 (6.82%) Degree
6 26 (5.54%) MCSA
7 25 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (5.33%) MCTS
8 23 (4.90%) SC Cleared
9 21 (4.48%) CCA
9 21 (4.48%) Citrix Certification
10 19 (4.05%) DV Cleared
11 16 (3.41%) CCNA
12 11 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (1.07%) JNCIA
13 5 (1.07%) CCNP
14 3 (0.64%) VCAP
14 3 (0.64%) MCDST
14 3 (0.64%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.46%) SLA
2 5 (1.07%) QA
3 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.21%) BS7799
System Software
1 207 (44.14%) Active Directory
2 176 (37.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (17.27%) XenApp
4 47 (10.02%) Hyper-V
5 45 (9.59%) XenDesktop
6 42 (8.96%) vSphere
7 35 (7.46%) VMware ESX
8 30 (6.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 20 (4.26%) Terminal Server
10 17 (3.62%) Terminal Services
10 17 (3.62%) XenServer
11 9 (1.92%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 7 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (1.49%) Xen
12 7 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.85%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.64%) NLBS
16 2 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
16 2 (0.43%) Squid
Systems Management
1 59 (12.58%) SCCM
2 40 (8.53%) Backup Exec
3 32 (6.82%) WSUS
4 28 (5.97%) SCOM
5 25 (5.33%) EMC NetWorker
6 19 (4.05%) Norton AntiVirus
7 13 (2.77%) McAfee ePO
8 9 (1.92%) Tivoli
9 7 (1.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 7 (1.49%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (0.64%) Plesk
12 2 (0.43%) Nagios
12 2 (0.43%) MAILsweeper
12 2 (0.43%) OPNET
13 1 (0.21%) HP SIM
13 1 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Satellite
13 1 (0.21%) HP Data Protector
13 1 (0.21%) MOM
Vendors
1 262 (55.86%) VMware
2 260 (55.44%) Microsoft
3 202 (43.07%) Citrix
4 66 (14.07%) Cisco
5 55 (11.73%) Symantec
6 44 (9.38%) HP
7 40 (8.53%) EMC
8 34 (7.25%) IBM
9 31 (6.61%) Oracle
10 20 (4.26%) NetApp
11 17 (3.62%) Red Hat
12 15 (3.20%) McAfee
13 13 (2.77%) Clearswift
13 13 (2.77%) Lotus
13 13 (2.77%) CommVault
14 12 (2.56%) Dell
15 9 (1.92%) Apple
16 8 (1.71%) SolarWinds
17 7 (1.49%) Nimsoft
17 7 (1.49%) Juniper
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