The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support
Rank - 157 134
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 0 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.24% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.26% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 11
Average salary - £22,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,250 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.87% -5.71%
Server Support
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2980 3116 3020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.90% 95.17% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1992 1997 2147
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 11 (78.57%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (64.29%) Citrix
2 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 9 (64.29%) VMware
3 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 7 (50.00%) DNS
4 7 (50.00%) MCSE
4 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (50.00%) MCITP
4 7 (50.00%) Clustering
5 4 (28.57%) QA
5 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 4 (28.57%) Banking
5 4 (28.57%) Retail
5 4 (28.57%) SLA
6 3 (21.43%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (14.29%) Validation
7 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
7 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Coaching
8 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (7.14%) LAN

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
2 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) WLAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (50.00%) Clustering
3 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
1 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Validation
1 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
1 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) MCSE
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
1 4 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
2 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Citrix
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) EMC
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) F5
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint