The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Support
Rank 69 64 53
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 7 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.91% 1.40% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.45% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 4
Average salary £29,900 £29,900 £24,150
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £30,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -10.44%
Server Support
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
743 689 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.87% 96.50% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 636 583 424
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Server Support
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Server Support Salary Trend in Sheffield

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) ITIL
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) MCP
4 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (50.00%) HP
4 6 (50.00%) Change Management
4 6 (50.00%) IBM
5 4 (33.33%) Symantec
5 4 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (33.33%) Clustering
5 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 4 (33.33%) Citrix
5 4 (33.33%) SAN
5 4 (33.33%) NetApp
5 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 4 (33.33%) VPN
5 4 (33.33%) SLA
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) UNIX
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) VPN
1 4 (33.33%) SAN
1 4 (33.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Change Management
2 6 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (33.33%) Change Control
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) MCP
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (33.33%) Opsview
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) HP
3 6 (50.00%) IBM
4 4 (33.33%) Kaspersky
4 4 (33.33%) Citrix
4 4 (33.33%) NetApp
4 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 4 (33.33%) Symantec
5 2 (16.67%) EMC