The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Server Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support Technician
Rank 887 872 888
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support Technician 18 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.001% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.001% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 6
Average salary £24,750 £27,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -47.61%
UK excluding London average salary £24,750 £27,500 -
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107766 100404 111766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.30% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87262 83568 95286
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Server Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Server Support Technician in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Server Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Server Support Technician
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Server Support Technician within the UK.

Server Support Technician Salary Trend in the UK

Server Support Technician
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 23 September 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
England -8 14 £24,750 -10.00%
South West - 5 £22,500 -
Scotland - 4 - -
Bristol - 4 - -
Edinburgh - 4 - -
London - 4 - -
Durham - 4 - -
North East - 4 - -
Bournemouth - 1 £22,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £27,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £27,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £27,000 -
Dorset - 1 £22,500 -

Server Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Server Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title.

1 21 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (60.71%) SLA
3 16 (57.14%) Management Information System
3 16 (57.14%) Banking
3 16 (57.14%) Retail
3 16 (57.14%) QA
4 11 (39.29%) Windows
5 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (32.14%) VMware
6 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
7 8 (28.57%) Validation
7 8 (28.57%) Performance Management
7 8 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (28.57%) Coaching
8 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
9 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
9 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (17.86%) IBM
10 5 (17.86%) HP
10 5 (17.86%) SAN
10 5 (17.86%) Firewall
10 5 (17.86%) Finance
11 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (14.29%) Citrix
11 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (14.29%) vSphere
12 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification

Server Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Server Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
1 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) SAN
1 5 (17.86%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
General
1 16 (57.14%) Banking
1 16 (57.14%) Retail
2 5 (17.86%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 21 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (57.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Validation
1 8 (28.57%) Performance Management
1 8 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
1 8 (28.57%) Coaching
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL
2 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
2 1 (3.57%) Change Management
2 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
1 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
1 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (10.71%) MCSE
2 3 (10.71%) MCSA
2 3 (10.71%) CCNA
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCITP
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (60.71%) SLA
2 16 (57.14%) QA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.29%) vSphere
3 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
1 9 (32.14%) VMware
2 5 (17.86%) IBM
2 5 (17.86%) HP
3 4 (14.29%) Citrix
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) AppSense
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec
5 1 (3.57%) Sophos