The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Support
Rank 142 139 135
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 3 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.37% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.40% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £33,000 £36,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.58% -33.63%
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £30,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -9.09%
Server Support
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2287 2247 2030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.44% 93.31% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1576 1671 1632
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,600 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Server Support
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Server Support Salary Trend in Reading

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (82.35%) Security Cleared
1 14 (82.35%) SC Cleared
2 13 (76.47%) DV Cleared
3 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
4 9 (52.94%) Windows
4 9 (52.94%) Linux
4 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (52.94%) VMware
5 8 (47.06%) WSUS
5 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (47.06%) EMC NetWorker
5 8 (47.06%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (47.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (47.06%) EMC
5 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
6 5 (29.41%) AIX
6 5 (29.41%) IBM
6 5 (29.41%) NFS
6 5 (29.41%) nmon
6 5 (29.41%) CentOS
6 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (29.41%) Samba
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
8 2 (11.76%) Web Services
8 2 (11.76%) MS Access
8 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
8 2 (11.76%) Web Development
9 1 (5.88%) Business Development

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 1 (5.88%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
1 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) MS Access
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) French Language
2 1 (5.88%) German Language
2 1 (5.88%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) CentOS
3 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (29.41%) AIX
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (47.06%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (11.76%) Web Development
3 1 (5.88%) Business Development
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) ITSM
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) SC Cleared
1 14 (82.35%) Security Cleared
2 13 (76.47%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (29.41%) NFS
2 5 (29.41%) Samba
3 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) WSUS
1 8 (47.06%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (29.41%) nmon
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) VMware
3 8 (47.06%) EMC
4 5 (29.41%) IBM
4 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) Dell
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) Computacenter