The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support
Rank 217 192 198
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 14 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.37% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.38% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 19
Average salary £24,500 £25,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £27,129
10% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £41,500 £43,300
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5860 4943 5362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.56% 95.02% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4877 4267 4737
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Server Support
England

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 1 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 1 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
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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
Wiltshire -6 8 £23,500 -6.00%
Gloucestershire -6 3 £37,000 +39.62%
Bristol -7 2 £30,000 -27.71% 2
Devon - 1 £20,800 -
Server Support
England

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 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 (91.67%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
3 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
6 8 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 8 (33.33%) SQL
7 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
7 7 (29.17%) Citrix
8 6 (25.00%) SLA
8 6 (25.00%) MySQL
8 6 (25.00%) MS Office
8 6 (25.00%) Linux
8 6 (25.00%) VMware
8 6 (25.00%) Firewall
9 5 (20.83%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
10 4 (16.67%) Change Control
10 4 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
10 4 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (16.67%) Windows Vista
10 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
10 4 (16.67%) Service Management
10 4 (16.67%) Terminal Server
10 4 (16.67%) Internet
10 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
10 4 (16.67%) Risk Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.50%) IIS
1 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2000
2 2 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (25.00%) MS Office
3 4 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.67%) Internet
2 4 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (8.33%) NAS
3 2 (8.33%) SAN
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) LAN
3 2 (8.33%) WAN
3 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) MySQL
3 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (16.67%) Ingres
3 4 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Local Government
3 1 (4.17%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) Application Packaging
2 2 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
1 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 6 (25.00%) Linux
5 5 (20.83%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Vista
6 4 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Change Control
1 4 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (16.67%) Service Management
1 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 3 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 3 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) Terminal Server
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) WSUS
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
1 2 (8.33%) SCOM
1 2 (8.33%) Nagios
1 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) Citrix
3 6 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco
6 2 (8.33%) Vyatta
6 2 (8.33%) Bomgar
6 2 (8.33%) NETGEAR
6 2 (8.33%) HP
6 2 (8.33%) CommVault
7 1 (4.17%) McAfee
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