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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support
Rank 384 372 368
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 52 56 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.26% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.27% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 45 47 77
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
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
20724 20627 21233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.86% 94.93% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 16449 17008 18211
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,500
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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 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
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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 -11 25 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Berkshire +16 11 £47,500 +40.74% 2
Hampshire -3 9 £31,500 +28.57%
West Sussex -3 3 £19,000 -33.33%
Buckinghamshire -3 2 £38,250 +19.53% 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £33,750 -
Server Support
England

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 90 (78.95%) Windows
2 76 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (64.04%) Microsoft
4 69 (60.53%) MS Excel
5 65 (57.02%) VMware
6 63 (55.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 47 (41.23%) VMware Infrastructure
8 45 (39.47%) Firewall
9 40 (35.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 38 (33.33%) SQL
11 37 (32.46%) IIS
11 37 (32.46%) Active Directory
11 37 (32.46%) Analytical Skills
12 36 (31.58%) Citrix
13 34 (29.82%) SQL Server
13 34 (29.82%) DNS
14 33 (28.95%) MS Exchange
14 33 (28.95%) ITIL
14 33 (28.95%) XenApp
15 30 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
15 30 (26.32%) Cisco
16 29 (25.44%) Exchange Server 2007
17 25 (21.93%) MCITP
17 25 (21.93%) SAN
18 24 (21.05%) Service Delivery
18 24 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
19 21 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2003
20 20 (17.54%) WSUS
21 19 (16.67%) Network Security
22 18 (15.79%) Clustering

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 37 (32.46%) IIS
2 33 (28.95%) MS Exchange
3 29 (25.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (9.65%) SharePoint
7 5 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.88%) JBoss
9 1 (0.88%) Apache
9 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 69 (60.53%) MS Excel
2 13 (11.40%) MS Office
3 4 (3.51%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (39.47%) Firewall
2 34 (29.82%) DNS
3 25 (21.93%) SAN
4 19 (16.67%) Network Security
5 14 (12.28%) LAN
6 13 (11.40%) WAN
7 12 (10.53%) VoIP
7 12 (10.53%) VPN
7 12 (10.53%) MPLS
8 11 (9.65%) DHCP
8 11 (9.65%) TCP/IP
9 6 (5.26%) IP Telephony
9 6 (5.26%) Cisco IPT
10 2 (1.75%) NAS
10 2 (1.75%) SSL
11 1 (0.88%) Intranet
11 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (29.82%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (7.89%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (7.02%) Finance
2 1 (0.88%) Law
2 1 (0.88%) Retail
2 1 (0.88%) Local Government
2 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.14%) .NET
2 6 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.51%) SOAP
4 4 (3.51%) XML
4 4 (3.51%) WCF
4 4 (3.51%) jQuery
4 4 (3.51%) RESTful
4 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (3.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 37 (32.46%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (15.79%) Clustering
3 4 (3.51%) CLARiiON
4 2 (1.75%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.75%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.75%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 90 (78.95%) Windows
2 76 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (55.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (13.16%) Linux
6 8 (7.02%) Windows 2000
6 8 (7.02%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.75%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.88%) UNIX
9 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.95%) ITIL
2 24 (21.05%) Service Delivery
3 12 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
4 11 (9.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (7.89%) Project Management
5 9 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (5.26%) Change Management
7 5 (4.39%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.51%) Service Management
8 4 (3.51%) Migration
8 4 (3.51%) Data Security
8 4 (3.51%) MVC
8 4 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.51%) TDD
8 4 (3.51%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (2.63%) Customer Engagement
10 2 (1.75%) Document Management
10 2 (1.75%) Web Development
10 2 (1.75%) Problem Management
10 2 (1.75%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (33.33%) SQL
2 10 (8.77%) C#
3 7 (6.14%) PowerShell
4 6 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (35.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (21.93%) MCITP
3 15 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 15 (13.16%) Security Cleared
3 15 (13.16%) MCSE
4 14 (12.28%) MCSA
4 14 (12.28%) DV Cleared
5 9 (7.89%) MCTS
6 7 (6.14%) CCA
6 7 (6.14%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.75%) RHCE
8 2 (1.75%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.75%) SLA
4 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (41.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (32.46%) Active Directory
3 33 (28.95%) XenApp
4 16 (14.04%) vSphere
5 14 (12.28%) Hyper-V
6 12 (10.53%) VMware ESX
6 12 (10.53%) Terminal Server
7 11 (9.65%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (7.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 7 (6.14%) XenServer
10 5 (4.39%) XenDesktop
10 5 (4.39%) Terminal Services
11 4 (3.51%) ISA Server
12 2 (1.75%) VMware Server
12 2 (1.75%) KVM
Systems Management
1 20 (17.54%) WSUS
2 15 (13.16%) Backup Exec
3 13 (11.40%) EMC NetWorker
3 13 (11.40%) SCCM
4 12 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (3.51%) ARCserve
6 3 (2.63%) SCOM
7 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 73 (64.04%) Microsoft
2 65 (57.02%) VMware
3 36 (31.58%) Citrix
4 30 (26.32%) Cisco
5 17 (14.91%) EMC
6 14 (12.28%) HP
6 14 (12.28%) Symantec
7 10 (8.77%) Dell
8 6 (5.26%) NetIQ
9 5 (4.39%) Websense
9 5 (4.39%) Nimsoft
10 4 (3.51%) ServiceNow
10 4 (3.51%) F5
10 4 (3.51%) McAfee
11 3 (2.63%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.75%) Apple
12 2 (1.75%) NetApp
12 2 (1.75%) IBM
12 2 (1.75%) WatchGuard
12 2 (1.75%) Veeam
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