The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support
Rank - 98 92
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 0 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 1.15% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.18% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 3
Average salary - £33,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.17%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,750 £29,900
% change year-on-year
+4.06% +2.84%
Server Support
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1071 1102 870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.66% 97.18% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 750 868 749
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £49,600 £58,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Server Support
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Server Support Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) MCP
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) LAMP
4 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) cPanel
4 2 (40.00%) Dovecot
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) Postfix
4 2 (40.00%) nginx
4 2 (40.00%) Plesk
4 2 (40.00%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (20.00%) vSphere
5 1 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) Symantec
5 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (20.00%) Sophos
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) NetBackup

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) nginx
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) LAMP
1 2 (40.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) MCP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Dovecot
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) Postfix
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) cPanel
1 2 (40.00%) Plesk
2 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Sophos
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) VMware