The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Support role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support
Rank 547 541 527
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 69 70 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.17% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 39 62 109
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £58,200
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.07%
Server Support
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 London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
43382 41176 47807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.43% 93.47% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36237 34565 41496
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in London

Server Support
Salary Trend in London

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

Server Support Salary Trend in London

Server Support
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Server Support across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Server Support Salary Histogram in London

Server Support
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
City of London +9 32 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Hayes - 2 - -
Teddington - 1 £40,000 -
Server Support
England

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 115 (81.56%) Windows
2 86 (60.99%) Microsoft
3 73 (51.77%) Active Directory
4 71 (50.35%) Citrix
5 70 (49.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 64 (45.39%) SQL Server
7 58 (41.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 55 (39.01%) VMware
9 48 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
9 48 (34.04%) SQL
10 46 (32.62%) MS Exchange
11 45 (31.91%) Microsoft Certification
12 41 (29.08%) Exchange Server 2010
13 40 (28.37%) MCSE
14 39 (27.66%) MS Excel
14 39 (27.66%) DNS
15 34 (24.11%) Finance
16 33 (23.40%) SCCM
16 33 (23.40%) XenApp
17 30 (21.28%) Cisco
18 29 (20.57%) SAN
19 28 (19.86%) Windows Server 2012
20 26 (18.44%) MCITP
20 26 (18.44%) ITIL
21 25 (17.73%) Blackberry
22 23 (16.31%) SQL Server 2008
22 23 (16.31%) Clustering
23 22 (15.60%) SQL Server 2005
23 22 (15.60%) Cisco Certification
24 21 (14.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 46 (32.62%) MS Exchange
2 41 (29.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (14.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 17 (12.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (10.64%) SharePoint
6 14 (9.93%) IIS
7 13 (9.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (2.84%) Lync
10 3 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (2.13%) Node.js
10 3 (2.13%) WorkSite
11 2 (1.42%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 39 (27.66%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.71%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
2 1 (0.71%) Advent Moxy
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.26%) IaaS
3 5 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.13%) Jelastic
4 3 (2.13%) PaaS
5 2 (1.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (27.66%) DNS
2 29 (20.57%) SAN
3 19 (13.48%) DHCP
4 16 (11.35%) LAN
5 14 (9.93%) TCP/IP
5 14 (9.93%) Firewall
6 13 (9.22%) WAN
7 11 (7.80%) NAS
8 8 (5.67%) VPN
9 7 (4.96%) VLAN
9 7 (4.96%) VoIP
10 6 (4.26%) MPLS
10 6 (4.26%) iSCSI
11 3 (2.13%) HTTP
11 3 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (2.13%) Wireless
11 3 (2.13%) Internet
12 2 (1.42%) IPv4
12 2 (1.42%) SNMP
12 2 (1.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (45.39%) SQL Server
2 23 (16.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (15.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (5.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.13%) MySQL
6 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.71%) HBase
8 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
General
1 34 (24.11%) Finance
2 17 (12.06%) Banking
3 12 (8.51%) Back Office
3 12 (8.51%) Law
4 5 (3.55%) Retail
5 4 (2.84%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.13%) Legal
7 2 (1.42%) Front Office
7 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.42%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.71%) Advertising
8 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.67%) Web Services
2 7 (4.96%) .NET
3 5 (3.55%) Application Packaging
4 3 (2.13%) Software Packaging
4 3 (2.13%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.42%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.73%) Blackberry
2 23 (16.31%) Clustering
3 8 (5.67%) Hedge funds
4 7 (4.96%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.26%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.13%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (2.13%) PKI
7 3 (2.13%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.13%) Replication
7 3 (2.13%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.42%) GIS
8 2 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.42%) Statistics
9 1 (0.71%) Derivative
9 1 (0.71%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.71%) Equities
9 1 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 115 (81.56%) Windows
2 70 (49.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (41.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (19.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (14.89%) Windows 7
6 13 (9.22%) Linux
7 9 (6.38%) Windows 8
8 7 (4.96%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (3.55%) Mac OS
10 3 (2.13%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.13%) Android
10 3 (2.13%) UNIX
11 2 (1.42%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.42%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.42%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.42%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.71%) Debian
12 1 (0.71%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.44%) ITIL
2 9 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (6.38%) Migration
3 8 (5.67%) Project Management
3 8 (5.67%) Incident Management
3 8 (5.67%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (5.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (4.26%) Service Delivery
4 6 (4.26%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (3.55%) Load Balancing
5 5 (3.55%) Programme Management
5 5 (3.55%) Service Management
6 4 (2.84%) Release Management
7 3 (2.13%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (2.13%) Change Control
7 3 (2.13%) ITIL V3
7 3 (2.13%) ITSM
7 3 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.13%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 48 (34.04%) SQL
2 7 (4.96%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.26%) C#
4 4 (2.84%) Python
4 4 (2.84%) C
4 4 (2.84%) PHP
4 4 (2.84%) VBScript
4 4 (2.84%) VB
4 4 (2.84%) Ruby
5 3 (2.13%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.13%) Java
6 2 (1.42%) VBA
7 1 (0.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 45 (31.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (28.37%) MCSE
3 26 (18.44%) MCITP
4 22 (15.60%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (14.18%) Degree
6 19 (13.48%) MCSA
7 11 (7.80%) CCNA
8 7 (4.96%) VCAP
8 7 (4.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (3.55%) JNCIA
9 5 (3.55%) CCNP
10 3 (2.13%) MCDST
10 3 (2.13%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.42%) JNCIS
12 1 (0.71%) MCTS
12 1 (0.71%) MCDBA
12 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.71%) CCA
12 1 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.55%) SLA
2 4 (2.84%) QA
System Software
1 73 (51.77%) Active Directory
2 48 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (23.40%) XenApp
4 21 (14.89%) XenDesktop
5 9 (6.38%) vSphere
5 9 (6.38%) Hyper-V
6 6 (4.26%) Xen
7 5 (3.55%) XenServer
7 5 (3.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (3.55%) Terminal Services
8 3 (2.13%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.42%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.42%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.71%) GPFS
10 1 (0.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.71%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 33 (23.40%) SCCM
2 20 (14.18%) SCOM
3 6 (4.26%) NetBackup
4 4 (2.84%) HP SIM
5 3 (2.13%) WSUS
5 3 (2.13%) Plesk
6 2 (1.42%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.71%) Kibana
7 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.71%) Cacti
7 1 (0.71%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.71%) Nagios
Vendors
1 86 (60.99%) Microsoft
2 71 (50.35%) Citrix
3 55 (39.01%) VMware
4 30 (21.28%) Cisco
5 15 (10.64%) EMC
6 11 (7.80%) HP
7 9 (6.38%) Symantec
8 8 (5.67%) NetApp
9 7 (4.96%) Oracle
10 6 (4.26%) Reuters
10 6 (4.26%) Bloomberg
10 6 (4.26%) Fidessa
11 5 (3.55%) Isilon
11 5 (3.55%) Apple
11 5 (3.55%) Juniper
12 4 (2.84%) AppSense
12 4 (2.84%) Veeam
13 3 (2.13%) Altiris
13 3 (2.13%) Interwoven
13 3 (2.13%) BMC
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