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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Support
Rank 395 397 370
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 44 52 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.23% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.25% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 41 41 55
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 £30,000 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £40,000 £44,600
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £30,663
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +2.73%
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
19701 20992 19908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.66% 94.78% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 16447 16493 16428
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 £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +10 24 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Kent - 6 £30,000 -
Berkshire +13 4 £32,500 -18.75%
West Sussex -10 4 £42,000 +50.00%
Oxfordshire +3 3 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Buckinghamshire -10 2 £35,500 +65.11%
Hampshire +6 1 £45,000 +42.85%
Server Support
England

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 52 (67.53%) Windows
2 40 (51.95%) Microsoft
3 39 (50.65%) Active Directory
4 38 (49.35%) VMware
5 37 (48.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (41.56%) SQL
7 31 (40.26%) SQL Server
7 31 (40.26%) MCITP
8 29 (37.66%) VMware Infrastructure
8 29 (37.66%) MS Excel
9 25 (32.47%) ITIL
10 24 (31.17%) MCSE
11 23 (29.87%) Firewall
12 19 (24.68%) CCNA
12 19 (24.68%) Cisco Certification
13 18 (23.38%) Cisco
13 18 (23.38%) Linux
14 16 (20.78%) UNIX
14 16 (20.78%) MCSA
15 14 (18.18%) Finance
16 13 (16.88%) MS Exchange
17 12 (15.58%) MCP
17 12 (15.58%) MS Office
17 12 (15.58%) SAN
17 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2008
17 12 (15.58%) Windows 8
17 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2012
18 11 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
18 11 (14.29%) Project Management
18 11 (14.29%) PRINCE2

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 13 (16.88%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (7.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (3.90%) IIS
5 2 (2.60%) Lync
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 29 (37.66%) MS Excel
2 12 (15.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) IaaS
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.87%) Firewall
2 12 (15.58%) SAN
3 8 (10.39%) DNS
4 4 (5.19%) LAN
4 4 (5.19%) WAN
4 4 (5.19%) DHCP
5 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.60%) WebEx
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.60%) Network Security
7 1 (1.30%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.30%) NAS
7 1 (1.30%) Internet
7 1 (1.30%) VPN
7 1 (1.30%) Wireless
7 1 (1.30%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (40.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Law
3 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.30%) Marketing
3 1 (1.30%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) .NET
2 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.30%) EDI
3 1 (1.30%) CGI
3 1 (1.30%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.30%) WCF
3 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.30%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.79%) Blackberry
2 6 (7.79%) Clustering
3 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.30%) GIS
4 1 (1.30%) Replication
4 1 (1.30%) EPoS
4 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 52 (67.53%) Windows
2 18 (23.38%) Linux
3 16 (20.78%) UNIX
4 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (15.58%) Windows 8
4 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (7.79%) Mac OS X
6 6 (7.79%) Windows 2000 Server
6 6 (7.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.47%) ITIL
2 11 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 11 (14.29%) Project Management
2 11 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 10 (12.99%) Asset Management
4 7 (9.09%) Server Building
4 7 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
5 6 (7.79%) Software Testing
6 4 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.19%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (3.90%) OpenUP
7 3 (3.90%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.90%) SDLC
7 3 (3.90%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.90%) BCP
7 3 (3.90%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.90%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.60%) ERP
8 2 (2.60%) Service Management
8 2 (2.60%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 32 (41.56%) SQL
2 6 (7.79%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.60%) C
4 1 (1.30%) C#
4 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (48.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (40.26%) MCITP
3 24 (31.17%) MCSE
4 19 (24.68%) CCNA
4 19 (24.68%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (20.78%) MCSA
6 12 (15.58%) MCP
7 8 (10.39%) Degree
8 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
9 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.30%) CCENT
10 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.90%) SLA
3 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 39 (50.65%) Active Directory
2 29 (37.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.79%) vSphere
4 3 (3.90%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.60%) vCloud
5 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.30%) XenApp
6 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.30%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.30%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.30%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) WSUS
1 2 (2.60%) SCCM
1 2 (2.60%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.30%) OpenView
2 1 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 40 (51.95%) Microsoft
2 38 (49.35%) VMware
3 18 (23.38%) Cisco
4 9 (11.69%) Citrix
5 7 (9.09%) Apple
5 7 (9.09%) IBM
5 7 (9.09%) Cognos
6 6 (7.79%) HP
6 6 (7.79%) Avaya
7 4 (5.19%) NetApp
8 3 (3.90%) EMC
9 2 (2.60%) McAfee
9 2 (2.60%) Sun
10 1 (1.30%) Dell
10 1 (1.30%) Oracle
10 1 (1.30%) 3Com
10 1 (1.30%) Baan
10 1 (1.30%) Remedy
10 1 (1.30%) Hyperion
10 1 (1.30%) Computacenter
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