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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support
Rank 99 94 81
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 6 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.50% 0.55% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.57% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 5
Average salary £55,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+83.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +0.80%
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
1150 1231 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.64% 96.55% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 878 994 735
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Server Support across the Essex region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Server Support Salary Histogram in Essex

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 9 (50.00%) VMware
4 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (33.33%) .NET
5 6 (33.33%) C#
5 6 (33.33%) Scrum
5 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
6 5 (27.78%) ITIL
6 5 (27.78%) MCSE
6 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
6 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (27.78%) MCITP
6 5 (27.78%) SolarWinds
6 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
7 4 (22.22%) XenServer
7 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (22.22%) Office 365
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (22.22%) AVG
7 4 (22.22%) Security Patching

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) ADSL
1 4 (22.22%) DHCP
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
1 4 (22.22%) LDAP
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 4 (22.22%) VDSL
2 2 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.11%) DTS
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) MDX
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) CMDB
1 4 (22.22%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 6 (33.33%) Scrum
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) Change Management
3 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (22.22%) Security Patching
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (5.56%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (5.56%) MVC
5 1 (5.56%) OWASP
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) MCITP
1 5 (27.78%) MCSE
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (22.22%) MCSA
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) MCP
3 1 (5.56%) MCTS
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 4 (22.22%) XenServer
4 1 (5.56%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (5.56%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) SolarWinds
4 4 (22.22%) AVG
4 4 (22.22%) Citrix
4 4 (22.22%) Draytek
4 4 (22.22%) Sophos
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) HP