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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support
Rank 217 198 182
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 18 16 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 0.32% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.33% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 35
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £24,508
10% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £27,500 £35,600
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.07%
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
5791 4811 5442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.04% 95.02% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4792 4145 4826
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 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
Bristol 0 7 £30,000 -13.04% 2
Wiltshire -15 6 £23,500 -6.00%
Gloucestershire +1 3 £37,000 +37.03%
Devon -13 1 £20,800 -
Dorset - 1 £22,500 -
Server Support
England

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 22 (78.57%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 8 (28.57%) VMware
6 8 (28.57%) SLA
6 8 (28.57%) SQL
7 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 7 (25.00%) Citrix
8 6 (21.43%) Linux
8 6 (21.43%) MySQL
8 6 (21.43%) Firewall
8 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (17.86%) MS Office
10 4 (14.29%) Oracle
10 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
10 4 (14.29%) Ingres
10 4 (14.29%) IIS
10 4 (14.29%) UNIX
10 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
10 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
10 4 (14.29%) Terminal Server
10 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
10 4 (14.29%) Internet
10 4 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
10 4 (14.29%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 4 (14.29%) IIS
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2000
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (7.14%) Apache
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.86%) MS Office
3 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Firewall
2 4 (14.29%) Internet
3 3 (10.71%) VPN
4 2 (7.14%) LAN
4 2 (7.14%) WAN
4 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
4 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.14%) DNS
4 2 (7.14%) SAN
4 2 (7.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) MySQL
3 4 (14.29%) Ingres
3 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (10.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (14.29%) Banking
1 4 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) XML
2 2 (7.14%) LAMP
2 2 (7.14%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (78.57%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 6 (21.43%) Linux
6 4 (14.29%) UNIX
6 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 4 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (10.71%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
2 3 (10.71%) Change Control
2 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
2 3 (10.71%) Service Management
3 2 (7.14%) Validation
3 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
3 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 3 (10.71%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) PHP
4 2 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) SLA
2 4 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.29%) Terminal Server
4 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) WSUS
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) SCOM
1 1 (3.57%) Nagios
1 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) VMware
3 7 (25.00%) Citrix
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco
6 2 (7.14%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) Vyatta
6 2 (7.14%) NETGEAR
7 1 (3.57%) Bomgar
7 1 (3.57%) McAfee
7 1 (3.57%) CommVault
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