The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Support role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Support
Rank 211 223 200
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 28 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.21% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 23 12 13
Average salary £36,000 £24,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -9.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,280 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £59,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,250
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.87%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5752 5848 4991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.95% 95.92% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4844 4808 4398
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 West

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

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Server Support
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Server Support Salary Trend in the South West

Server Support
Salary Histogram in the South West

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

Server Support Salary Histogram in the South West

Server Support
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 3 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
(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
Wiltshire -5 16 £42,500 +77.08%
Devon -5 6 £24,700 +18.75%
Somerset - 3 £36,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £35,000 -
Bristol - 1 £32,500 -
Server Support
England

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 39 (97.50%) Windows
2 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
3 22 (55.00%) WSUS
4 18 (45.00%) MS Excel
5 17 (42.50%) SQL Server
5 17 (42.50%) VMware
6 15 (37.50%) MS Exchange
7 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (32.50%) Backup Exec
8 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
9 12 (30.00%) MCSE
9 12 (30.00%) MCSA
9 12 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (30.00%) MCITP
9 12 (30.00%) vSphere
10 11 (27.50%) ITIL
10 11 (27.50%) MS Office
11 10 (25.00%) Citrix
11 10 (25.00%) Symantec
11 10 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
11 10 (25.00%) Sophos
11 10 (25.00%) NetBackup
12 9 (22.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (20.00%) Incident Management
13 8 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
13 8 (20.00%) iPad
13 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
13 8 (20.00%) iPhone
13 8 (20.00%) Remedy

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.00%) IIS
3 3 (7.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (27.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) Internet
2 3 (7.50%) SAN
3 2 (5.00%) DHCP
3 2 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (2.50%) LAN
4 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (42.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) iPhone
1 8 (20.00%) iPad
1 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 39 (97.50%) Windows
2 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (10.00%) Windows 2000
7 3 (7.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 8 (20.00%) Security Patching
3 5 (12.50%) Server Patching
4 4 (10.00%) Workflow
4 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.00%) Process Management
6 2 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.00%) Change Management
7 1 (2.50%) CRM
7 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.50%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (2.50%) Data Management
7 1 (2.50%) Business Transformation
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) VBScript
1 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.50%) VB
2 1 (2.50%) C#
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) MCSE
1 12 (30.00%) MCSA
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (30.00%) MCITP
2 9 (22.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (7.50%) CCNA
3 3 (7.50%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.00%) vSphere
3 5 (12.50%) XenApp
4 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.00%) ISA Server
5 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.50%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.50%) Firmware
7 1 (2.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (55.00%) WSUS
2 13 (32.50%) Backup Exec
3 10 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (25.00%) NetBackup
4 8 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (12.50%) SCOM
6 4 (10.00%) SCCM
6 4 (10.00%) Nagios
7 2 (5.00%) Zenoss
7 2 (5.00%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (2.50%) OpenView
8 1 (2.50%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
2 17 (42.50%) VMware
3 10 (25.00%) Sophos
3 10 (25.00%) Citrix
3 10 (25.00%) Symantec
4 8 (20.00%) Remedy
4 8 (20.00%) McAfee
4 8 (20.00%) Apple
5 6 (15.00%) Bomgar
6 3 (7.50%) CommVault
6 3 (7.50%) NetApp
7 1 (2.50%) HP
7 1 (2.50%) Dell
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco
7 1 (2.50%) Hyland
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