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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Support
Rank 236 210 215
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 7 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.26% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 10
Average salary £29,500 £28,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.50% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,600 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,150 £35,650
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £31,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.54%
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
5739 5093 5282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.21% 95.54% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4845 4336 4693
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 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 March 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 March 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
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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
Bristol - 4 £22,500 - 3
Wiltshire +3 2 £32,500 +32.65% 1
Devon +1 1 £29,500 +41.82%
Server Support
England

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) VMware
3 13 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (56.52%) Linux
4 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
5 9 (39.13%) Bash Shell
6 8 (34.78%) ITIL
7 5 (21.74%) Perl
7 5 (21.74%) SQL
7 5 (21.74%) VB
7 5 (21.74%) DNS
7 5 (21.74%) Cisco
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
7 5 (21.74%) Nagios
7 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
7 5 (21.74%) SCCM
7 5 (21.74%) SCOM
7 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (21.74%) Build Automation
8 4 (17.39%) CouchDB
8 4 (17.39%) RHCSA
8 4 (17.39%) tcpdump
8 4 (17.39%) Puppet
8 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
8 4 (17.39%) Vagrant
8 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (17.39%) Docker
8 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (17.39%) Advertising

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2000
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (17.39%) Wireshark
2 4 (17.39%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) MySQL
1 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (17.39%) CouchDB
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (17.39%) Advertising
2 2 (8.70%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Statistics
1 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Mac OS X
3 4 (17.39%) Android
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) CentOS
3 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (21.74%) Build Automation
3 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.70%) Process Management
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
4 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Bash Shell
2 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
2 5 (21.74%) Perl
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) VB
3 4 (17.39%) Python
3 4 (17.39%) Objective-C
3 4 (17.39%) Lua
3 4 (17.39%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) MCSE
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (17.39%) RHCSA
2 3 (13.04%) MCP
3 1 (4.35%) MCITP
3 1 (4.35%) VCP4
3 1 (4.35%) MCSA
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
3 4 (17.39%) ISA Server
3 4 (17.39%) Docker
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.35%) XenApp
5 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Nagios
1 5 (21.74%) SCCM
1 5 (21.74%) SCOM
2 4 (17.39%) Puppet
2 4 (17.39%) Vagrant
2 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) VMware
2 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) HP
3 3 (13.04%) Dell
3 3 (13.04%) Citrix
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