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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support
Rank 159 148 149
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 13 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.23% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.24% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 7
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £26,250 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £36,750 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £31,163 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.08% -4.11%
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
3438 2905 3055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.42% 94.53% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2185 1905 2083
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 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 +3 13 £34,000 +19.29%
Server Support
UK

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 20 (76.92%) Citrix
1 20 (76.92%) VMware
2 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 19 (73.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 14 (53.85%) Finance
5 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (50.00%) MCSE
5 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (46.15%) DNS
6 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
6 12 (46.15%) Clustering
6 12 (46.15%) MCITP
7 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
8 5 (19.23%) SLA
8 5 (19.23%) SQL
8 5 (19.23%) Banking
9 4 (15.38%) Retail
9 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
9 4 (15.38%) QA
9 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
9 4 (15.38%) Linux
9 4 (15.38%) IBM
9 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
9 4 (15.38%) XenApp
10 3 (11.54%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.85%) WorkSite
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) SAN
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) BIG-IP
2 2 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (7.69%) LAN
2 2 (7.69%) WLAN
2 2 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
3 4 (15.38%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (46.15%) Clustering
3 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Windows
1 19 (73.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 4 (15.38%) Linux
3 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) ITIL
1 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (7.69%) Coaching
2 2 (7.69%) Change Management
2 2 (7.69%) Validation
2 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
2 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
3 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.85%) Wealth Management
3 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.85%) Migration
3 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) MCSE
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (46.15%) MCITP
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
2 4 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) XenApp
3 2 (7.69%) XenServer
4 1 (3.85%) vSphere
4 1 (3.85%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Citrix
1 20 (76.92%) VMware
2 13 (50.00%) 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