The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support
Rank 77 91 98
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 23 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.10% 1.06% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 1.09% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 13
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +0.80%
Server Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1063 1006 1115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.99% 96.73% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 940 912 944
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Server Support
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Server Support Salary Trend in Kent

Server Support
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Server Support across the Kent region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Server Support Salary Histogram in Kent

Server Support
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support within the Kent region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
West Malling - 3 £45,000 -
Sittingbourne - 2 £24,500 -
Chatham - 1 £32,000 -
Server Support
South East

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (97.96%) MS Exchange
3 47 (95.92%) Microsoft
4 46 (93.88%) Cisco
4 46 (93.88%) Windows Server
5 44 (89.80%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (89.80%) MS Office
6 42 (85.71%) MCSE
6 42 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 42 (85.71%) Firewall
6 42 (85.71%) Windows 8
7 41 (83.67%) CCNA
8 39 (79.59%) MCITP
8 39 (79.59%) Exchange Server 2000
8 39 (79.59%) Windows 2000 Server
8 39 (79.59%) Avaya
8 39 (79.59%) Mac OS X
8 39 (79.59%) Apple
8 39 (79.59%) Blackberry
8 39 (79.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 25 (51.02%) Problem Management
10 10 (20.41%) Presales
10 10 (20.41%) VMware
10 10 (20.41%) Management Information System
10 10 (20.41%) Project Management
11 9 (18.37%) Hyper-V
12 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
12 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
13 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 48 (97.96%) MS Exchange
2 39 (79.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 39 (79.59%) Exchange Server 2000
3 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.12%) IIS
4 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.12%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (6.12%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (6.12%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.04%) CMS
Applications
1 44 (89.80%) MS Office
2 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Office 365
2 3 (6.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (85.71%) Firewall
2 5 (10.20%) DHCP
2 5 (10.20%) DNS
3 4 (8.16%) SAN
4 2 (4.08%) LAN
4 2 (4.08%) WAN
5 1 (2.04%) Intranet
5 1 (2.04%) VLAN
5 1 (2.04%) VoIP
5 1 (2.04%) VPN
5 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.08%) Informix
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
Miscellaneous
1 39 (79.59%) Blackberry
2 10 (20.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.04%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (93.88%) Windows Server
3 42 (85.71%) Windows 8
4 39 (79.59%) Mac OS X
4 39 (79.59%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.12%) Unix
7 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.04%) Android
8 1 (2.04%) Linux
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Problem Management
2 10 (20.41%) Presales
2 10 (20.41%) Project Management
3 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.04%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (89.80%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (85.71%) MCSE
2 42 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (83.67%) CCNA
4 39 (79.59%) MCITP
5 2 (4.08%) A+ Certification
5 2 (4.08%) CCNP
5 2 (4.08%) MCSA
6 1 (2.04%) CCDA
6 1 (2.04%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) SLA
2 3 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 9 (18.37%) Hyper-V
2 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.12%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (6.12%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.04%) vCloud
5 1 (2.04%) XenApp
5 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (95.92%) Microsoft
2 46 (93.88%) Cisco
3 39 (79.59%) Apple
3 39 (79.59%) Avaya
4 10 (20.41%) VMware
5 4 (8.16%) HP
6 3 (6.12%) Dell
6 3 (6.12%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.04%) Citrix
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