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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support
Rank 675 640 547
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -93
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 219 206 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.21% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.22% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 173 179 330
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,015 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-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
100676 94267 105178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.44% 94.30% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 82464 79096 90290
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -29 61 £45,500 +10.97% 5
South East -31 50 £32,000 -1.53% 11
North West +17 33 £34,500 -15.85% 2
East of England -20 20 £30,000 -9.09%
South West -16 18 £34,500 +38.00% 2
Yorkshire -35 15 £27,025 +3.94% 2
East Midlands -1 9 £30,000 -21.05% 1
West Midlands -8 8 £35,500 +13.60% 4
North East - 5 £25,000 -
Server Support
UK

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (83.54%) Windows
2 280 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 271 (56.46%) VMware
4 249 (51.88%) Microsoft
5 223 (46.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 188 (39.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 182 (37.92%) Active Directory
7 182 (37.92%) Citrix
8 172 (35.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 158 (32.92%) SQL Server
10 152 (31.67%) MS Excel
11 141 (29.38%) SQL
12 133 (27.71%) MS Exchange
13 124 (25.83%) ITIL
14 123 (25.63%) DNS
15 110 (22.92%) MCSE
16 97 (20.21%) Firewall
17 93 (19.38%) Finance
18 89 (18.54%) Exchange Server 2010
19 85 (17.71%) Windows Server 2012
20 83 (17.29%) MCITP
21 80 (16.67%) SAN
22 79 (16.46%) Cisco
23 78 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
24 68 (14.17%) DHCP
25 67 (13.96%) XenApp
26 66 (13.75%) Linux
26 66 (13.75%) IIS
27 65 (13.54%) Exchange Server 2007
28 61 (12.71%) SQL Server 2008

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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
1 133 (27.71%) MS Exchange
2 89 (18.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 66 (13.75%) IIS
4 65 (13.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 54 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 38 (7.92%) SharePoint
7 28 (5.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 22 (4.58%) Lync
9 19 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
11 10 (2.08%) WebSphere
11 10 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
12 9 (1.88%) OpenEdge
12 9 (1.88%) Lotus Domino
13 8 (1.67%) Apache
14 4 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2000
15 3 (0.63%) WorkSite
15 3 (0.63%) Node.js
15 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
16 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 152 (31.67%) MS Excel
2 30 (6.25%) MS Office
3 3 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) ResourceLink
1 1 (0.21%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
1 1 (0.21%) Advent Moxy
1 1 (0.21%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.13%) IaaS
2 9 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.88%) PaaS
3 5 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.63%) Jelastic
5 2 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (25.63%) DNS
2 97 (20.21%) Firewall
3 80 (16.67%) SAN
4 68 (14.17%) DHCP
5 49 (10.21%) LAN
6 46 (9.58%) WAN
7 41 (8.54%) VPN
8 37 (7.71%) TCP/IP
9 25 (5.21%) VoIP
10 22 (4.58%) MPLS
11 19 (3.96%) Network Security
12 16 (3.33%) NAS
13 15 (3.13%) VLAN
14 14 (2.92%) Internet
15 11 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (1.46%) iSCSI
17 6 (1.25%) Cisco IPT
17 6 (1.25%) IP Telephony
17 6 (1.25%) PBX
17 6 (1.25%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (32.92%) SQL Server
2 61 (12.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (8.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (4.38%) MySQL
5 15 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (2.29%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
9 9 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.88%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.83%) Ingres
11 4 (0.83%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.21%) Hyperion Smart View
13 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.21%) Essbase
13 1 (0.21%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (0.83%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.42%) MSI
General
1 93 (19.38%) Finance
2 26 (5.42%) Banking
3 25 (5.21%) Retail
4 18 (3.75%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.71%) Law
6 10 (2.08%) Back Office
7 5 (1.04%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.83%) Legal
9 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.63%) Local Government
10 2 (0.42%) Marketing
10 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.42%) Front Office
11 1 (0.21%) Advertising
11 1 (0.21%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.00%) .NET
2 14 (2.92%) Web Services
3 13 (2.71%) ASP.NET
4 10 (2.08%) XML
5 7 (1.46%) .NET Framework
5 7 (1.46%) jQuery
6 4 (0.83%) RESTful
6 4 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (0.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (0.83%) SOAP
6 4 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (0.83%) Application Packaging
6 4 (0.83%) WCF
7 3 (0.63%) LINQ
7 3 (0.63%) HTML
7 3 (0.63%) CSS
7 3 (0.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (0.42%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 78 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (10.63%) Clustering
3 33 (6.88%) Blackberry
4 20 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.54%) Thin Client
5 17 (3.54%) Fat Client
6 11 (2.29%) Client/Server
7 10 (2.08%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.88%) SecurID
9 8 (1.67%) Hedge funds
9 8 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.46%) FlexPod
10 7 (1.46%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.46%) CLARiiON
11 5 (1.04%) Replication
11 5 (1.04%) Statistics
12 4 (0.83%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.42%) New Media
13 2 (0.42%) CMDB
13 2 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 401 (83.54%) Windows
2 280 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 223 (46.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 85 (17.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 66 (13.75%) Linux
6 46 (9.58%) Windows 7
7 32 (6.67%) Windows XP
8 30 (6.25%) VMS
9 26 (5.42%) Windows 2000
9 26 (5.42%) UNIX
10 20 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
12 10 (2.08%) Android
12 10 (2.08%) Windows 8
13 9 (1.88%) Windows Phone 8
13 9 (1.88%) Windows Phone
14 8 (1.67%) Windows Vista
15 7 (1.46%) SUSE
15 7 (1.46%) Solaris
16 3 (0.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (25.83%) ITIL
2 41 (8.54%) Change Management
3 38 (7.92%) Service Delivery
4 34 (7.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 29 (6.04%) Mentoring
6 28 (5.83%) Performance Monitoring
6 28 (5.83%) Change Control
7 22 (4.58%) Project Management
8 19 (3.96%) Root Cause Analysis
9 16 (3.33%) Load Balancing
10 14 (2.92%) Technical Architecture
11 13 (2.71%) Migration
11 13 (2.71%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (2.50%) Coaching
13 11 (2.29%) Time Management
13 11 (2.29%) Service Management
14 9 (1.88%) E-Commerce
15 8 (1.67%) Performance Management
16 7 (1.46%) Capacity Planning
16 7 (1.46%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 141 (29.38%) SQL
2 22 (4.58%) PowerShell
3 19 (3.96%) T-SQL
3 19 (3.96%) C#
4 10 (2.08%) C
5 9 (1.88%) Shell Script
6 7 (1.46%) VB
6 7 (1.46%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.25%) Java
8 5 (1.04%) Python
9 4 (0.83%) Perl
9 4 (0.83%) PHP
9 4 (0.83%) VBScript
9 4 (0.83%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.83%) Ruby
10 2 (0.42%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.42%) VBA
11 1 (0.21%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.21%) Lua
11 1 (0.21%) C++
Qualifications
1 172 (35.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 110 (22.92%) MCSE
3 83 (17.29%) MCITP
4 36 (7.50%) Security Cleared
4 36 (7.50%) MCP
5 34 (7.08%) MCTS
5 34 (7.08%) Degree
6 29 (6.04%) MCSA
7 28 (5.83%) Citrix Certification
8 26 (5.42%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (5.42%) CCA
8 26 (5.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 22 (4.58%) SC Cleared
10 18 (3.75%) DV Cleared
10 18 (3.75%) CCNA
11 11 (2.29%) VCAP
12 5 (1.04%) JNCIA
13 4 (0.83%) CCNP
14 3 (0.63%) MCDST
14 3 (0.63%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.29%) SLA
2 18 (3.75%) QA
3 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 188 (39.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 182 (37.92%) Active Directory
3 67 (13.96%) XenApp
4 55 (11.46%) Hyper-V
5 50 (10.42%) vSphere
6 44 (9.17%) VMware ESX
7 33 (6.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 30 (6.25%) XenDesktop
9 24 (5.00%) Terminal Server
10 13 (2.71%) Terminal Services
11 11 (2.29%) XenServer
12 8 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (1.67%) Xen
13 7 (1.46%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 4 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.83%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.42%) NLBS
15 2 (0.42%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 55 (11.46%) SCCM
2 42 (8.75%) SCOM
3 38 (7.92%) Backup Exec
4 32 (6.67%) WSUS
5 27 (5.63%) EMC NetWorker
6 18 (3.75%) Norton AntiVirus
7 14 (2.92%) NetBackup
8 9 (1.88%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (1.46%) HP SIM
9 7 (1.46%) Tivoli
9 7 (1.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (1.04%) Nagios
11 4 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.63%) MAILsweeper
12 3 (0.63%) Plesk
13 2 (0.42%) MOM
14 1 (0.21%) Puppet
14 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Satellite
14 1 (0.21%) Vagrant
14 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 271 (56.46%) VMware
2 249 (51.88%) Microsoft
3 182 (37.92%) Citrix
4 79 (16.46%) Cisco
5 54 (11.25%) Symantec
6 50 (10.42%) HP
7 38 (7.92%) EMC
8 34 (7.08%) IBM
8 34 (7.08%) Oracle
9 27 (5.63%) NetApp
10 16 (3.33%) Red Hat
11 14 (2.92%) CommVault
12 13 (2.71%) Dell
13 10 (2.08%) McAfee
13 10 (2.08%) Veeam
14 9 (1.88%) Clearswift
14 9 (1.88%) Lotus
15 8 (1.67%) CheckPoint
15 8 (1.67%) Isilon
16 7 (1.46%) Nimsoft
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