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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Support
Rank 396 376 399
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 45 59 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.28% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 31 45 34
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,988 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,300 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Server Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19802 21077 20877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.06% 94.76% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16016 16715 17405
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 the South East

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

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Server Support
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Server Support Salary Trend in the South East

Server Support
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Server Support across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Server Support Salary Histogram in the South East

Server Support
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
Surrey +5 18 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Berkshire +6 14 £38,000 +16.03%
West Sussex +10 5 £27,000 -6.89% 2
Hampshire -6 5 £31,000 +9.73%
Oxfordshire +3 2 £33,750 -10.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 1 £32,500 +25.00%
Server Support
England

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 54 (59.34%) Windows
2 47 (51.65%) SQL Server
3 44 (48.35%) Microsoft
4 35 (38.46%) VMware
5 31 (34.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (32.97%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (32.97%) Active Directory
7 29 (31.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (31.87%) SQL
8 28 (30.77%) IIS
9 27 (29.67%) MCSE
9 27 (29.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 26 (28.57%) MS Excel
11 21 (23.08%) MCSA
11 21 (23.08%) MS Exchange
12 20 (21.98%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (21.98%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (19.78%) SAN
13 18 (19.78%) DNS
13 18 (19.78%) Firewall
14 15 (16.48%) Security Cleared
14 15 (16.48%) SC Cleared
15 14 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
15 14 (15.38%) MCITP
15 14 (15.38%) Clustering
15 14 (15.38%) Cisco
15 14 (15.38%) EMC
16 13 (14.29%) Citrix
16 13 (14.29%) HP
16 13 (14.29%) Finance

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 28 (30.77%) IIS
2 21 (23.08%) MS Exchange
3 9 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (7.69%) SharePoint
6 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (3.30%) SAS
8 2 (2.20%) Lync
9 1 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.10%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (1.10%) Apache
9 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 7 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) Office 365
2 2 (2.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.78%) DNS
1 18 (19.78%) SAN
1 18 (19.78%) Firewall
2 11 (12.09%) TCP/IP
2 11 (12.09%) DHCP
3 8 (8.79%) Network Security
4 7 (7.69%) LAN
4 7 (7.69%) WAN
5 5 (5.49%) VPN
6 4 (4.40%) SNMP
6 4 (4.40%) Broadband
6 4 (4.40%) SSH
6 4 (4.40%) NAS
6 4 (4.40%) PuTTY
7 3 (3.30%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.10%) Wireless
8 1 (1.10%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.10%) Internet
8 1 (1.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (51.65%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (13.19%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (6.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (6.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.30%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 3 (3.30%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (2.20%) MS Access
8 1 (1.10%) EDRMS
8 1 (1.10%) IDOL
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Law
3 4 (4.40%) Back Office
4 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) French Language
5 1 (1.10%) German Language
5 1 (1.10%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.89%) .NET
2 6 (6.59%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.20%) Web Services
4 1 (1.10%) XML
4 1 (1.10%) CGI
4 1 (1.10%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.10%) WCF
4 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.10%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (32.97%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (15.38%) Clustering
3 6 (6.59%) CLARiiON
4 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.10%) Statistics
5 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.10%) GIS
5 1 (1.10%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 54 (59.34%) Windows
2 31 (34.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (29.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (21.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (13.19%) Linux
6 6 (6.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (5.49%) AIX
7 5 (5.49%) CentOS
8 4 (4.40%) Windows 2000
8 4 (4.40%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.40%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.30%) UNIX
10 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
2 12 (13.19%) Change Management
3 9 (9.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (9.89%) Migration
4 8 (8.79%) ITIL
4 8 (8.79%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (7.69%) Web Development
6 6 (6.59%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (6.59%) ERP
6 6 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (6.59%) Project Management
6 6 (6.59%) Data Security
6 6 (6.59%) Document Management
7 5 (5.49%) E-Commerce
7 5 (5.49%) OpenUP
8 3 (3.30%) Information Security
8 3 (3.30%) Change Control
8 3 (3.30%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (3.30%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (3.30%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (31.87%) SQL
2 8 (8.79%) C#
3 6 (6.59%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.59%) T-SQL
3 6 (6.59%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (31.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (29.67%) MCSE
3 21 (23.08%) MCSA
4 15 (16.48%) SC Cleared
4 15 (16.48%) Security Cleared
5 14 (15.38%) MCITP
6 13 (14.29%) DV Cleared
7 6 (6.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (6.59%) CCA
7 6 (6.59%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (4.40%) CCSA
8 4 (4.40%) MCP
8 4 (4.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.20%) CCEA
10 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.10%) CCNA
10 1 (1.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) SLA
1 6 (6.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (6.59%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (32.97%) Active Directory
2 20 (21.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (14.29%) vSphere
4 12 (13.19%) VMware ESX
5 9 (9.89%) XenApp
6 8 (8.79%) ISA Server
7 6 (6.59%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (5.49%) Samba
8 5 (5.49%) NFS
9 4 (4.40%) Hyper-V
10 3 (3.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (1.10%) Terminal Server
12 1 (1.10%) Terminal Services
12 1 (1.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (1.10%) VMware Server
12 1 (1.10%) XenDesktop
12 1 (1.10%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 13 (14.29%) WSUS
2 8 (8.79%) EMC NetWorker
2 8 (8.79%) SCCM
3 7 (7.69%) Backup Exec
4 6 (6.59%) ARCserve
5 5 (5.49%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (5.49%) nmon
6 4 (4.40%) WMI
7 2 (2.20%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.10%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (1.10%) Nagios
Vendors
1 44 (48.35%) Microsoft
2 35 (38.46%) VMware
3 14 (15.38%) Cisco
3 14 (15.38%) EMC
4 13 (14.29%) Citrix
4 13 (14.29%) HP
5 11 (12.09%) McAfee
6 6 (6.59%) Red Hat
6 6 (6.59%) IBM
6 6 (6.59%) Websense
6 6 (6.59%) F5
6 6 (6.59%) ServiceNow
7 5 (5.49%) Oracle
7 5 (5.49%) Apple
8 4 (4.40%) Sage
8 4 (4.40%) Symantec
8 4 (4.40%) Sophos
8 4 (4.40%) Cognos
8 4 (4.40%) Synopsys
9 3 (3.30%) Dell
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