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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Support
Rank 396 394 390
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 43 64 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.30% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 43 46 50
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £21,500 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £40,000 £44,100
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -0.77%
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
19721 21579 21053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.93% 95.04% 95.06%
Number of salaries quoted 16234 17295 17372
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 £62,500 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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
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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 +3 14 £33,750 +0.74%
Oxfordshire +21 10 £40,000 +45.45%
West Sussex +3 7 £39,000 +39.28% 1
Berkshire -1 6 £30,500 -14.08%
Buckinghamshire -9 3 £32,500 +51.16%
Kent - 2 £30,000 -
Hampshire -7 1 £45,000 +42.85%
Server Support
England

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 48 (60.00%) Windows
2 38 (47.50%) Microsoft
2 38 (47.50%) Active Directory
3 35 (43.75%) SQL Server
4 33 (41.25%) VMware
5 32 (40.00%) SQL
6 29 (36.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (32.50%) MS Excel
8 23 (28.75%) MCITP
8 23 (28.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (23.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (22.50%) Firewall
10 18 (22.50%) ITIL
11 17 (21.25%) Linux
11 17 (21.25%) MCSE
12 16 (20.00%) Finance
13 15 (18.75%) MS Exchange
13 15 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
13 15 (18.75%) CCNA
14 14 (17.50%) Cisco
14 14 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (17.50%) UNIX
15 13 (16.25%) DNS
16 12 (15.00%) Data Centre
17 11 (13.75%) HP
17 11 (13.75%) SAN
18 10 (12.50%) .NET
18 10 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
19 9 (11.25%) Server Building

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 15 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.75%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (7.50%) IIS
4 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.50%) Lync
5 2 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.25%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.25%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (32.50%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) Office 365
2 1 (1.25%) IaaS
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.50%) Firewall
2 13 (16.25%) DNS
3 11 (13.75%) SAN
4 7 (8.75%) LAN
5 6 (7.50%) WAN
5 6 (7.50%) DHCP
6 4 (5.00%) Broadband
6 4 (5.00%) VPN
6 4 (5.00%) PuTTY
6 4 (5.00%) SSH
7 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (2.50%) Network Security
8 2 (2.50%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.50%) WebEx
9 1 (1.25%) Wireless
9 1 (1.25%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.25%) NAS
9 1 (1.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.25%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Law
3 4 (5.00%) Back Office
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
4 1 (1.25%) French Language
4 1 (1.25%) German Language
4 1 (1.25%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.50%) .NET
2 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.25%) CGI
3 1 (1.25%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.25%) WCF
3 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.25%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.50%) Clustering
3 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.50%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.25%) GIS
5 1 (1.25%) Replication
5 1 (1.25%) EPoS
5 1 (1.25%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.25%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.25%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 48 (60.00%) Windows
2 19 (23.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (21.25%) Linux
5 14 (17.50%) UNIX
5 14 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 6 (7.50%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.50%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.50%) ITIL
2 9 (11.25%) Server Building
3 8 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (8.75%) PRINCE2
4 7 (8.75%) Project Management
5 6 (7.50%) Asset Management
5 6 (7.50%) Data Cleansing
6 5 (6.25%) OpenUP
6 5 (6.25%) Software Testing
6 5 (6.25%) Migration
6 5 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (3.75%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.75%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.75%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.50%) Service Management
10 1 (1.25%) CMMI
10 1 (1.25%) Change Management
10 1 (1.25%) ERP
10 1 (1.25%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 32 (40.00%) SQL
2 7 (8.75%) T-SQL
3 5 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.50%) C
4 2 (2.50%) C#
5 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (36.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (28.75%) MCITP
3 17 (21.25%) MCSE
4 15 (18.75%) CCNA
4 15 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (11.25%) MCSA
6 7 (8.75%) Degree
6 7 (8.75%) MCP
7 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
8 4 (5.00%) CCSA
8 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.75%) SLA
3 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 38 (47.50%) Active Directory
2 23 (28.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.50%) vSphere
4 3 (3.75%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.50%) vCloud
5 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.50%) XenApp
6 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.25%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.25%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.25%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (1.25%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) WSUS
2 4 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.75%) SCCM
4 1 (1.25%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.25%) OpenView
4 1 (1.25%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.25%) Nagios
4 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 38 (47.50%) Microsoft
2 33 (41.25%) VMware
3 14 (17.50%) Cisco
4 11 (13.75%) HP
5 8 (10.00%) Cognos
6 7 (8.75%) IBM
6 7 (8.75%) Citrix
6 7 (8.75%) Apple
7 4 (5.00%) Sage
7 4 (5.00%) McAfee
7 4 (5.00%) Sophos
7 4 (5.00%) NetApp
7 4 (5.00%) Synopsys
8 3 (3.75%) Oracle
9 2 (2.50%) Sun
9 2 (2.50%) Avaya
10 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.25%) 3Com
10 1 (1.25%) Remedy
10 1 (1.25%) Dell