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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Support
Rank 643 639 666
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 229 257 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 195 200 171
Average salary £35,000 £33,852 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.39% +0.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,380 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -0.77%
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
96625 103520 96055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.49% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 80799 85380 80363
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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 +22 71 £40,000 -11.11% 3
South East -2 43 £35,000 +11.11% 1
South West +7 33 £32,000 +33.33% 1
East of England -7 33 £30,000 -14.28% 1
North West -1 18 £38,750 +14.46% 3
East Midlands +12 17 £40,000 +25.00%
Yorkshire -11 9 £26,300 -6.07%
West Midlands -10 5 £29,000 -10.76% 1
Server Support
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Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

1 345 (75.16%) Windows
2 204 (44.44%) VMware
3 187 (40.74%) Active Directory
4 175 (38.13%) Microsoft
5 163 (35.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 144 (31.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 143 (31.15%) SQL Server
8 123 (26.80%) Citrix
9 120 (26.14%) MS Exchange
10 105 (22.88%) MS Excel
11 92 (20.04%) Windows Server 2003
12 89 (19.39%) SQL
13 86 (18.74%) VMware Infrastructure
14 84 (18.30%) ITIL
15 80 (17.43%) Microsoft Certification
16 77 (16.78%) SAN
16 77 (16.78%) Linux
17 63 (13.73%) Cisco
18 62 (13.51%) Finance
19 59 (12.85%) MS Office
19 59 (12.85%) Exchange Server 2010
20 55 (11.98%) vSphere
20 55 (11.98%) MCSE
21 54 (11.76%) DNS
21 54 (11.76%) HP
22 52 (11.33%) Hyper-V
23 49 (10.68%) MCITP
24 46 (10.02%) Disaster Recovery
25 45 (9.80%) Data Centre
26 44 (9.59%) SLA

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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
1 120 (26.14%) MS Exchange
2 59 (12.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 34 (7.41%) SharePoint
5 30 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 29 (6.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 27 (5.88%) IIS
8 20 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2013
9 17 (3.70%) Tomcat
10 14 (3.05%) Apache
11 11 (2.40%) Lync
12 7 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (1.53%) WebSphere
13 6 (1.31%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.87%) JBoss
15 3 (0.65%) Lotus Domino
15 3 (0.65%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2000
15 3 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
16 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 105 (22.88%) MS Excel
2 59 (12.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.87%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.32%) Office 365
2 10 (2.18%) SaaS
3 6 (1.31%) Google Apps
4 5 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.22%) PaaS
5 1 (0.22%) IaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 77 (16.78%) SAN
2 54 (11.76%) DNS
3 41 (8.93%) Firewall
4 39 (8.50%) LAN
5 38 (8.28%) DHCP
6 36 (7.84%) WAN
7 24 (5.23%) TCP/IP
8 22 (4.79%) VPN
9 16 (3.49%) Internet
10 14 (3.05%) LDAP
10 14 (3.05%) NAS
11 10 (2.18%) Wireless
12 8 (1.74%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (1.74%) iSCSI
13 6 (1.31%) VoIP
14 5 (1.09%) Cisco IOS
15 4 (0.87%) PuTTY
15 4 (0.87%) SSH
15 4 (0.87%) Broadband
15 4 (0.87%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (31.15%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.32%) SQL Server 2005
2 29 (6.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (4.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (2.18%) Data Mining
6 10 (2.18%) MySQL
7 5 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.09%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.87%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.44%) OLAP
9 2 (0.44%) DTS
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 62 (13.51%) Finance
2 19 (4.14%) Back Office
3 12 (2.61%) Law
3 12 (2.61%) French Language
4 9 (1.96%) Banking
4 9 (1.96%) Retail
4 9 (1.96%) Spanish Language
5 7 (1.53%) Publishing
6 5 (1.09%) Mandarin Language
7 4 (0.87%) German Language
7 4 (0.87%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.65%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.44%) Marketing
9 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.22%) Front Office
10 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.14%) .NET
2 11 (2.40%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.09%) Servlets
3 5 (1.09%) WCF
4 4 (0.87%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 4 (0.87%) RESTful
4 4 (0.87%) Web Services
4 4 (0.87%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (0.65%) J2EE
6 2 (0.44%) Middleware
7 1 (0.22%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.22%) CGI
7 1 (0.22%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.22%) COM
7 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.80%) Data Centre
2 30 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.54%) Clustering
3 22 (4.79%) Blackberry
4 17 (3.70%) Replication
5 13 (2.83%) iPad
6 11 (2.40%) CMDB
7 9 (1.96%) Fat Client
7 9 (1.96%) Thin Client
8 8 (1.74%) iPhone
8 8 (1.74%) EqualLogic
8 8 (1.74%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.31%) HP StoreVirtual
10 5 (1.09%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.87%) Mobile Banking
12 3 (0.65%) BYOD
13 2 (0.44%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.44%) HP Superdome
14 1 (0.22%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 345 (75.16%) Windows
2 163 (35.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 144 (31.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 92 (20.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 77 (16.78%) Linux
6 32 (6.97%) Windows 7
7 27 (5.88%) UNIX
8 23 (5.01%) Windows 8
9 13 (2.83%) Windows 2000 Server
10 12 (2.61%) Mac OS X
11 10 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (1.96%) Windows XP
13 6 (1.31%) CentOS
14 5 (1.09%) Windows Vista
14 5 (1.09%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.87%) HPUX
15 4 (0.87%) Android
15 4 (0.87%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.44%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (18.30%) ITIL
2 46 (10.02%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 22 (4.79%) Change Management
5 20 (4.36%) Security Patching
6 19 (4.14%) E-Commerce
7 13 (2.83%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (2.83%) Migration
7 13 (2.83%) Server Patching
8 12 (2.61%) Server Building
9 11 (2.40%) Incident Management
9 11 (2.40%) Performance Monitoring
10 10 (2.18%) Problem Management
11 9 (1.96%) Service Delivery
12 8 (1.74%) Project Management
12 8 (1.74%) ERP
12 8 (1.74%) Workflow
12 8 (1.74%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (1.74%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (1.53%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 89 (19.39%) SQL
2 28 (6.10%) PowerShell
3 19 (4.14%) T-SQL
4 12 (2.61%) C#
5 7 (1.53%) Java
6 5 (1.09%) VBScript
7 3 (0.65%) C
8 2 (0.44%) VB
9 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.22%) Perl
9 1 (0.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 80 (17.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (11.98%) MCSE
3 49 (10.68%) MCITP
4 42 (9.15%) MCSA
5 37 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (7.84%) CCNA
7 33 (7.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 20 (4.36%) Security Cleared
9 19 (4.14%) Degree
10 15 (3.27%) MCP
11 13 (2.83%) SC Cleared
12 12 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (2.61%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (1.96%) CCNP
14 8 (1.74%) VCP5
15 5 (1.09%) CCA
16 4 (0.87%) CCSA
17 2 (0.44%) NCDA
18 1 (0.22%) HP ASE
18 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (9.59%) SLA
2 7 (1.53%) QA
3 5 (1.09%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 187 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 86 (18.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (11.98%) vSphere
4 52 (11.33%) Hyper-V
5 30 (6.54%) XenApp
6 15 (3.27%) XenDesktop
7 11 (2.40%) XenServer
8 9 (1.96%) Terminal Services
9 8 (1.74%) VMware ESX
9 8 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.65%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.65%) Xen
10 3 (0.65%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.44%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.44%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.44%) vCloud
12 1 (0.22%) GPFS
12 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 36 (7.84%) WSUS
2 31 (6.75%) SCCM
3 30 (6.54%) Norton AntiVirus
4 21 (4.58%) Backup Exec
5 16 (3.49%) NetBackup
6 12 (2.61%) McAfee ePO
7 10 (2.18%) SCOM
8 7 (1.53%) Nagios
9 4 (0.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (0.87%) Opsview
10 3 (0.65%) HP SIM
10 3 (0.65%) Zenoss
10 3 (0.65%) WhatsUp Gold
10 3 (0.65%) OpenView
11 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.22%) ARCserve
11 1 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 1 (0.22%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 204 (44.44%) VMware
2 175 (38.13%) Microsoft
3 123 (26.80%) Citrix
4 63 (13.73%) Cisco
5 54 (11.76%) HP
6 43 (9.37%) NetApp
7 32 (6.97%) Symantec
8 28 (6.10%) IBM
9 21 (4.58%) Dell
9 21 (4.58%) Apple
10 19 (4.14%) EMC
10 19 (4.14%) SolarWinds
11 17 (3.70%) Sophos
12 13 (2.83%) Cognos
12 13 (2.83%) Red Hat
12 13 (2.83%) CommVault
12 13 (2.83%) Bomgar
13 12 (2.61%) Dell Compellent
13 12 (2.61%) Veeam
13 12 (2.61%) McAfee
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