The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Support role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support
Rank 82 89 83
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 10 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.92% 0.17% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.18% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 0
Average salary £28,500 £26,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.61% -
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.07%
Server Support
Wales

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 Wales 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 Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1048 1114 878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.86% 96.37% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 927 989 794
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,550
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,175 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Server Support
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Server Support Salary Trend in South Wales

Server Support
Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
(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
Cardiff +2 10 £28,500 +9.61%
Server Support
Wales

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 15 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (86.67%) VMware
3 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (80.00%) Windows
3 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
5 9 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (53.33%) SAN
6 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
7 7 (46.67%) IIS
7 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (40.00%) Finance
9 5 (33.33%) Internet
9 5 (33.33%) IBM
9 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (33.33%) DNS
9 5 (33.33%) HP
9 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (26.67%) SQL
10 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
10 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (26.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 3 (20.00%) Citrix
12 2 (13.33%) Advertising

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (46.67%) IIS
3 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (26.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) SAN
1 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (33.33%) Internet
2 5 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) NAS
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
1 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) MCSA
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (86.67%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) IBM
3 5 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco