The first table below looks at the demand for the Server Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support
Rank 156 150 143
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 14 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.38% 0.43% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.45% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 9
Average salary £35,000 £32,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3483 3083 2894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.80% 95.36% 92.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2273 2030 2016
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Server Support
UK

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Server Support
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Server Support Salary Trend in Scotland

Server Support
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Edinburgh -5 14 £35,000 +22.80%
Server Support
UK

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 22 (84.62%) Citrix
2 22 (84.62%) VMware
3 20 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
5 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
6 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (53.85%) MCSE
6 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (50.00%) Finance
8 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
8 12 (46.15%) DNS
8 12 (46.15%) MCITP
9 11 (42.31%) Clustering
10 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
11 6 (23.08%) XenApp
12 5 (19.23%) Linux
12 5 (19.23%) SQL
13 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
13 4 (15.38%) IBM
13 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
14 3 (11.54%) XenServer
14 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
14 3 (11.54%) LAN
14 3 (11.54%) WAN
14 3 (11.54%) ITIL
15 2 (7.69%) WLAN
15 2 (7.69%) SQL Server

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) WorkSite
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) LAN
2 3 (11.54%) WAN
3 2 (7.69%) WLAN
3 2 (7.69%) SAN
3 2 (7.69%) Firewall
3 2 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (7.69%) BIG-IP
4 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 20 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (19.23%) Linux
5 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) ITIL
2 2 (7.69%) Change Management
2 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.85%) Wealth Management
3 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.85%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (3.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (53.85%) MCSE
2 12 (46.15%) MCITP
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) CCA
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.85%) CCNP
4 1 (3.85%) MCP
4 1 (3.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (23.08%) XenApp
4 3 (11.54%) XenServer
4 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.69%) vSphere
6 1 (3.85%) VMware Server
6 1 (3.85%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Citrix
1 22 (84.62%) VMware
2 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
3 4 (15.38%) IBM
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) EMC
4 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.69%) F5
5 1 (3.85%) Sophos
5 1 (3.85%) AppSense
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.85%) Sage