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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Support
Rank 213 217 203
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 25 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.44% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 7
Average salary £36,000 £27,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.11% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £24,300 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £62,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £31,500 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.81%
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
5418 5675 5126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.66% 95.62% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4553 4725 4522
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £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
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 29 May 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 17 £40,000 +55.33% 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £35,000 - 1
Somerset - 3 £36,000 -
Bristol - 1 £32,500 -
Server Support
England

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 28 (87.50%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
3 13 (40.63%) WSUS
4 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 12 (37.50%) VMware
5 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (31.25%) Citrix
5 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
6 9 (28.13%) MS Office
7 8 (25.00%) ITIL
7 8 (25.00%) Apple
7 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (25.00%) Remedy
7 8 (25.00%) McAfee
7 8 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 8 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (25.00%) iPad
7 8 (25.00%) iPhone
7 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (25.00%) Security Patching
7 8 (25.00%) Incident Management
8 7 (21.88%) MCITP
8 7 (21.88%) vSphere
8 7 (21.88%) MCSE
8 7 (21.88%) MCSA
8 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (15.63%) XenApp

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.50%) IIS
3 3 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (28.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Internet
2 3 (9.38%) SAN
3 2 (6.25%) DNS
3 2 (6.25%) DHCP
4 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.13%) LAN
4 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) iPad
1 8 (25.00%) iPhone
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (87.50%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.50%) Windows 2000
6 3 (9.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) ITIL
1 8 (25.00%) Security Patching
1 8 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (12.50%) Workflow
3 3 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.25%) Process Management
4 2 (6.25%) Change Management
4 2 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.13%) Data Management
5 1 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.13%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.13%) CRM
5 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) VBScript
1 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) VB
2 1 (3.13%) C#
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) MCITP
1 7 (21.88%) MCSE
1 7 (21.88%) MCSA
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (9.38%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.38%) CCNA
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) vSphere
3 5 (15.63%) XenApp
4 4 (12.50%) ISA Server
4 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
5 3 (9.38%) XenDesktop
6 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.13%) XenServer
7 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (40.63%) WSUS
2 8 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (15.63%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (15.63%) NetBackup
3 5 (15.63%) Backup Exec
4 2 (6.25%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (6.25%) Zenoss
5 1 (3.13%) SCOM
5 1 (3.13%) HP SIM
5 1 (3.13%) OpenView
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 12 (37.50%) VMware
3 10 (31.25%) Citrix
4 8 (25.00%) Apple
4 8 (25.00%) Remedy
4 8 (25.00%) McAfee
5 5 (15.63%) Sophos
5 5 (15.63%) Symantec
6 4 (12.50%) HP
6 4 (12.50%) Dell
7 3 (9.38%) NetApp
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco
Swindon, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago