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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Support
Rank 553 573 517
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 80 80 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 64 54 78
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +7.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £27,950 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,250
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.87%
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
41608 45886 41320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.35% 93.66% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35298 38585 34779
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 +40 28 £40,000 -21.95% 1
Uxbridge - 5 £39,500 -
Dagenham - 4 £55,000 -
Rainham - 1 £35,000 -
Server Support
England

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 101 (66.45%) Windows
2 73 (48.03%) Active Directory
3 54 (35.53%) SQL Server
4 53 (34.87%) MS Exchange
5 46 (30.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (29.61%) VMware
6 45 (29.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (29.61%) Microsoft
7 37 (24.34%) Citrix
8 35 (23.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 32 (21.05%) SQL
10 31 (20.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 30 (19.74%) Exchange Server 2010
12 29 (19.08%) SAN
13 26 (17.11%) MS Excel
13 26 (17.11%) Hyper-V
14 24 (15.79%) vSphere
14 24 (15.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 23 (15.13%) Finance
16 22 (14.47%) DNS
17 21 (13.82%) Cisco
17 21 (13.82%) Data Warehouse
18 20 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2007
19 19 (12.50%) Blackberry
19 19 (12.50%) Data Centre
20 18 (11.84%) Microsoft Certification
21 17 (11.18%) EMC
21 17 (11.18%) Symantec
22 16 (10.53%) VPN
22 16 (10.53%) Linux

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 53 (34.87%) MS Exchange
2 30 (19.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (15.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 20 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (7.89%) IIS
6 8 (5.26%) SharePoint
6 8 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (3.29%) WebSphere
8 5 (3.29%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.63%) Lync
10 3 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.97%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.32%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (1.32%) JBoss
11 2 (1.32%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (1.32%) Apache
11 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (17.11%) MS Excel
2 14 (9.21%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.24%) SaaS
1 11 (7.24%) Office 365
2 5 (3.29%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.66%) Symantec.cloud
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (19.08%) SAN
2 22 (14.47%) DNS
3 16 (10.53%) VPN
4 15 (9.87%) Firewall
5 14 (9.21%) LAN
6 13 (8.55%) WAN
6 13 (8.55%) TCP/IP
7 12 (7.89%) DHCP
8 10 (6.58%) Internet
9 7 (4.61%) NAS
10 5 (3.29%) VoIP
11 4 (2.63%) Broadband
11 4 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (2.63%) PuTTY
11 4 (2.63%) SSH
12 3 (1.97%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (1.97%) LDAP
12 3 (1.97%) HTTP
13 2 (1.32%) Wireless
13 2 (1.32%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (35.53%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.82%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (4.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.66%) MySQL
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.66%) DTS
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 23 (15.13%) Finance
2 15 (9.87%) Back Office
3 7 (4.61%) Banking
3 7 (4.61%) Law
3 7 (4.61%) French Language
4 5 (3.29%) Spanish Language
4 5 (3.29%) Mandarin Language
5 3 (1.97%) Retail
6 2 (1.32%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.66%) Front Office
7 1 (0.66%) Legal
7 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.95%) .NET
2 4 (2.63%) ASP.NET
2 4 (2.63%) WCF
2 4 (2.63%) RESTful
3 3 (1.97%) J2EE
4 2 (1.32%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.32%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (0.66%) HTML
5 1 (0.66%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 19 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 15 (9.87%) Clustering
3 12 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.26%) EqualLogic
5 7 (4.61%) Replication
6 6 (3.95%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.95%) HP StoreVirtual
7 5 (3.29%) iPad
7 5 (3.29%) Fat Client
7 5 (3.29%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.97%) BYOD
8 3 (1.97%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.32%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.32%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.66%) AS400
10 1 (0.66%) iSeries
10 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.66%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 101 (66.45%) Windows
2 46 (30.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 45 (29.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (20.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (10.53%) Linux
6 10 (6.58%) Windows 7
7 9 (5.92%) Mac OS X
8 8 (5.26%) Windows 8
9 6 (3.95%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.63%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.63%) Windows Vista
10 4 (2.63%) Android
11 3 (1.97%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.97%) UNIX
12 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.66%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (7.24%) ITIL
3 8 (5.26%) Migration
4 6 (3.95%) E-Commerce
5 5 (3.29%) DevOps
5 5 (3.29%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (2.63%) Time Management
6 4 (2.63%) ISMS
6 4 (2.63%) RAD
6 4 (2.63%) Service Management
6 4 (2.63%) Scrum
6 4 (2.63%) Information Security Management
6 4 (2.63%) Security Management
6 4 (2.63%) Workflow
6 4 (2.63%) Information Security
6 4 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (2.63%) Incident Management
6 4 (2.63%) OWASP
7 3 (1.97%) Business Continuity
7 3 (1.97%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (21.05%) SQL
2 8 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.61%) C#
4 5 (3.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.66%) VB
5 1 (0.66%) C
5 1 (0.66%) C++
5 1 (0.66%) Java
5 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.66%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (11.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (9.87%) MCSE
3 12 (7.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (7.89%) Degree
4 9 (5.92%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (5.26%) VCP5
6 7 (4.61%) CCNA
7 4 (2.63%) MCITP
7 4 (2.63%) CCSA
8 3 (1.97%) MCP
8 3 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.32%) CCA
9 2 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.63%) SLA
1 4 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 73 (48.03%) Active Directory
2 35 (23.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (17.11%) Hyper-V
4 24 (15.79%) vSphere
5 9 (5.92%) XenApp
6 6 (3.95%) XenDesktop
7 5 (3.29%) Terminal Services
8 4 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.97%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.32%) XenServer
10 2 (1.32%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.66%) GPFS
11 1 (0.66%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.66%) Xen
11 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.66%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (9.87%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (5.26%) SCCM
3 4 (2.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (2.63%) WSUS
4 2 (1.32%) Opsview
4 2 (1.32%) SCOM
4 2 (1.32%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.32%) Nagios
5 1 (0.66%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.66%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 45 (29.61%) Microsoft
1 45 (29.61%) VMware
2 37 (24.34%) Citrix
3 21 (13.82%) Cisco
4 17 (11.18%) EMC
4 17 (11.18%) Symantec
5 15 (9.87%) HP
5 15 (9.87%) NetApp
6 14 (9.21%) Dell
7 10 (6.58%) Apple
8 9 (5.92%) NetIQ
9 8 (5.26%) Dell Compellent
10 5 (3.29%) ServiceNow
10 5 (3.29%) CommVault
10 5 (3.29%) Google
10 5 (3.29%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.63%) Synopsys
11 4 (2.63%) Sophos
11 4 (2.63%) Sage
11 4 (2.63%) IBM
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