The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support
Rank - 82 74
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 0 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - 0.91% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.94% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 11
Average salary - £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.53%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.07%
Server Support
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1041 1059 938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.98% 96.01% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 834 849 813
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Server Support
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Server Support Salary Trend in Essex

Server Support
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (100.00%) Law
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (100.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat