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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support
Rank 232 219 202
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 22 24 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.40% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.41% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 21 23 36
Average salary £26,000 £31,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.46% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +0.80%
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
5562 5847 5292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.00% 97.45% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 4963 4496
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
Gloucestershire -2 6 £21,750 -34.09% 1
Bristol -7 6 £27,500 +22.22% 3
Devon +4 5 £26,000 -23.52%
Somerset -4 3 £26,000 -27.77% 1
Wiltshire +2 2 £31,000 - 1
Server Support
England

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 42 (80.77%) Windows
2 29 (55.77%) Windows Server
3 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
4 21 (40.38%) SQL Server
5 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (36.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (30.77%) VMware
8 15 (28.85%) Active Directory
9 14 (26.92%) MS Exchange
10 13 (25.00%) Linux
10 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
11 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (19.23%) Windows 7
12 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (19.23%) Internet
13 9 (17.31%) ITIL
13 9 (17.31%) SQL
13 9 (17.31%) Firewall
13 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (15.38%) MCSE
14 8 (15.38%) DNS
14 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (15.38%) Windows 8
15 7 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (13.46%) MCSA
16 6 (11.54%) MS Office
16 6 (11.54%) Windows XP
16 6 (11.54%) Apple
16 6 (11.54%) Network Security
16 6 (11.54%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 14 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (7.69%) Apache
5 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.77%) IIS
5 3 (5.77%) nginx
6 1 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) Internet
2 9 (17.31%) Firewall
3 8 (15.38%) DNS
4 6 (11.54%) Network Security
5 4 (7.69%) DHCP
5 4 (7.69%) SAN
6 3 (5.77%) LAN
6 3 (5.77%) Wireless
7 2 (3.85%) WAN
8 1 (1.92%) MPLS
8 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.92%) VoIP
8 1 (1.92%) VPN
8 1 (1.92%) WebEx
8 1 (1.92%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (40.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) MySQL
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.77%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.92%) Yeoman
General
1 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.77%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Back Office
3 1 (1.92%) Electronics
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) .NET
2 3 (5.77%) LAMP
2 3 (5.77%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.85%) Web Services
4 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.92%) Classic ASP
4 1 (1.92%) CSS
4 1 (1.92%) HTML
4 1 (1.92%) WCF
4 1 (1.92%) WPF
4 1 (1.92%) XML
4 1 (1.92%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 42 (80.77%) Windows
2 29 (55.77%) Windows Server
3 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (36.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (25.00%) Linux
6 10 (19.23%) Windows 7
7 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (15.38%) Windows 8
9 6 (11.54%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) ITIL
2 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (7.69%) Information Management
4 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (5.77%) Line Management
5 2 (3.85%) Database Marketing
5 2 (3.85%) Time Management
6 1 (1.92%) Business Process Improvement
6 1 (1.92%) CRM
6 1 (1.92%) Data Migration
6 1 (1.92%) DevOps
6 1 (1.92%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (1.92%) Fault Analysis
6 1 (1.92%) Migration
6 1 (1.92%) OO
6 1 (1.92%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.92%) Process Improvement
6 1 (1.92%) Programme Management
6 1 (1.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) PHP
2 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.85%) C#
3 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.92%) C
4 1 (1.92%) Java
4 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.92%) VB
4 1 (1.92%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (15.38%) MCSE
3 7 (13.46%) MCSA
4 5 (9.62%) MCP
5 4 (7.69%) CCNA
5 4 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (7.69%) MCITP
6 2 (3.85%) DBS Check
6 2 (3.85%) Degree
6 2 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (28.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.54%) Hyper-V
4 5 (9.62%) vSphere
5 3 (5.77%) Dovecot
5 3 (5.77%) Postfix
6 2 (3.85%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.85%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.85%) XenApp
6 2 (3.85%) XenServer
7 1 (1.92%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) WSUS
2 3 (5.77%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.77%) cPanel
2 3 (5.77%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.77%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (5.77%) Plesk
3 2 (3.85%) SCOM
4 1 (1.92%) Nagios
4 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
2 16 (30.77%) VMware
3 6 (11.54%) Apple
4 4 (7.69%) Citrix
4 4 (7.69%) Symantec
5 3 (5.77%) Cisco
5 3 (5.77%) HP
5 3 (5.77%) Oracle
5 3 (5.77%) Sophos
6 2 (3.85%) Aruba
6 2 (3.85%) Meru Networks
6 2 (3.85%) SAP
7 1 (1.92%) Dell
7 1 (1.92%) EMC
7 1 (1.92%) NetApp
7 1 (1.92%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.92%) Veeam
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