The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Support 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support
Rank 511 489 476
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 482 536 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.50% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.52% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 430 473 452
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £47,400 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -

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
97472 102743 99324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81850 85177 79938
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Server Support
Salary Trend

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

Server Support Salary Trend in the UK

Server Support
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Server Support over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 within the UK.

Server Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Server Support
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support within the UK over the 3 months to 8 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
England -48 435 £35,000 +7.69% 63
London -39 161 £38,000 +8.57% 16
South East +38 138 £35,000 +12.90% 15
Berkshire +25 52 £40,000 +33.33% 2
North West +11 35 £28,000 -6.66% 8
Manchester +25 25 £28,000 -8.94% 5
City of London +49 24 £37,750 +0.66% 9
Surrey -4 24 £31,000 -17.33% 4
Kent +22 23 £42,500 +41.66% 2
East of England -19 23 £37,500 -3.84% 4
South West -3 22 £26,000 -17.46% 9
East Midlands -5 21 £35,000 +2.18% 3
Oxfordshire +10 19 £31,000 +12.72% 3
Northampton +8 17 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Northamptonshire -1 17 £40,000 +14.28% 1
West Midlands -29 17 £25,750 -15.57% 5
Yorkshire -12 16 £28,500 -6.55% 3
Reading -4 15 £40,000 +33.33%
Oxford - 14 £32,500 -
Slough +7 12 £36,000 -24.21%
Hertfordshire 0 12 £37,500 +70.45% 2
Wales - 10 £20,500 -
South Wales - 10 £20,500 -
Hampshire -8 9 £40,000 +20.30% 2
North Yorkshire +28 8 £27,750 +11.00% 1
Coventry +4 8 £40,500 +1.25% 1
West Yorkshire -4 8 £29,750 -5.55% 2
Merseyside -6 8 £30,750 +13.88%
Wokingham - 8 - - 1
Southampton +10 7 £42,250 +30.00%

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 778 (77.57%) Windows
2 580 (57.83%) Windows Server
3 493 (49.15%) Microsoft
4 411 (40.98%) Active Directory
5 390 (38.88%) SQL Server
6 362 (36.09%) VMware
7 318 (31.70%) SQL
8 276 (27.52%) MS Exchange
9 244 (24.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 228 (22.73%) Firewall
11 223 (22.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 221 (22.03%) MS Excel
13 217 (21.64%) VMware Infrastructure
14 211 (21.04%) Microsoft Certification
15 172 (17.15%) MS Office
16 162 (16.15%) Citrix
17 158 (15.75%) Linux
18 152 (15.15%) MCSE
19 151 (15.05%) DNS
20 140 (13.96%) Cisco
21 134 (13.36%) Hyper-V
22 130 (12.96%) Finance
22 130 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
23 127 (12.66%) ITIL
24 122 (12.16%) Windows 8
25 118 (11.76%) Windows 7
26 116 (11.57%) C#
27 115 (11.47%) SAN
28 111 (11.07%) DHCP
29 108 (10.77%) LAN

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 276 (27.52%) MS Exchange
2 106 (10.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 89 (8.87%) IIS
4 83 (8.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 47 (4.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 45 (4.49%) SharePoint
7 44 (4.39%) Tomcat
8 41 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2007
9 39 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2000
9 39 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2003
10 36 (3.59%) Apache
11 24 (2.39%) Skype for Business
12 21 (2.09%) WebSphere
13 17 (1.69%) JBoss
14 11 (1.10%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
15 10 (1.00%) Site Server
16 7 (0.70%) CMS
16 7 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
17 6 (0.60%) TWiki
18 3 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 221 (22.03%) MS Excel
2 172 (17.15%) MS Office
3 14 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 12 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.100%) QuarkXPress
5 1 (0.100%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.60%) Cognos Planning
2 6 (0.60%) ResourceLink
2 6 (0.60%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.100%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.100%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 97 (9.67%) Office 365
2 33 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (1.99%) SaaS
5 8 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (0.60%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.20%) GitHub
7 2 (0.20%) IaaS
8 1 (0.100%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 228 (22.73%) Firewall
2 151 (15.05%) DNS
3 115 (11.47%) SAN
4 111 (11.07%) DHCP
5 108 (10.77%) LAN
5 108 (10.77%) TCP/IP
6 91 (9.07%) WAN
7 90 (8.97%) VPN
8 46 (4.59%) Internet
9 39 (3.89%) VoIP
10 38 (3.79%) VLAN
11 26 (2.59%) Remote Desktop
12 20 (1.99%) HTTP
12 20 (1.99%) SMTP
12 20 (1.99%) Wireless
13 16 (1.60%) NAS
14 15 (1.50%) Network Security
15 14 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
16 12 (1.20%) FTP
17 11 (1.10%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 390 (38.88%) SQL Server
2 81 (8.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 69 (6.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 50 (4.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 36 (3.59%) MySQL
6 34 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 33 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (2.19%) Oracle Database
9 20 (1.99%) SQL Server 2014
10 17 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (0.60%) Cognos Impromptu
13 6 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (0.60%) Oracle9i Database
14 5 (0.50%) Oracle Database 12c
14 5 (0.50%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 13 (1.30%) Visual Studio
2 7 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (0.50%) ERwin
4 3 (0.30%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.30%) JIRA
4 3 (0.30%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.20%) Bower
5 2 (0.20%) Grunt
5 2 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.100%) Ant
6 1 (0.100%) Maven
6 1 (0.100%) ProC
6 1 (0.100%) Yeoman
General
1 130 (12.96%) Finance
2 39 (3.89%) Retail
2 39 (3.89%) Telecoms
3 38 (3.79%) Banking
4 14 (1.40%) Financial Institution
4 14 (1.40%) Legal
5 11 (1.10%) Back Office
5 11 (1.10%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.00%) Advertising
7 9 (0.90%) Marketing
8 6 (0.60%) Law
8 6 (0.60%) Publishing
9 5 (0.50%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.40%) Japanese Language
10 4 (0.40%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.40%) Russian Language
11 3 (0.30%) Games
12 2 (0.20%) Electronics
12 2 (0.20%) Front Office
12 2 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (10.07%) .NET
2 55 (5.48%) ASP.NET
3 27 (2.69%) Middleware
3 27 (2.69%) WCF
4 23 (2.29%) Web Services
4 23 (2.29%) XML
5 20 (1.99%) HTML
6 19 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
7 17 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (1.69%) CSS
8 16 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 16 (1.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 15 (1.50%) jQuery
10 11 (1.10%) .NET Framework
10 11 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 9 (0.90%) RESTful
12 8 (0.80%) EDI
13 7 (0.70%) LAMP
14 6 (0.60%) 802.1X
15 5 (0.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 72 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (6.28%) Blackberry
3 53 (5.28%) Management Information System
4 42 (4.19%) Data Centre
5 35 (3.49%) Computer Science
6 31 (3.09%) Clustering
7 27 (2.69%) Driving Licence
8 21 (2.09%) Hedge funds
9 20 (1.99%) Mathematics
10 19 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (1.60%) iPhone
11 16 (1.60%) Replication
12 15 (1.50%) Client/Server
13 9 (0.90%) Microsoft Licensing
13 9 (0.90%) Mobile App
13 9 (0.90%) Visualisation
14 8 (0.80%) Handset
15 4 (0.40%) CMDB
15 4 (0.40%) Online Banking
15 4 (0.40%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 778 (77.57%) Windows
2 580 (57.83%) Windows Server
3 244 (24.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 223 (22.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 158 (15.75%) Linux
6 130 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 122 (12.16%) Windows 8
8 118 (11.76%) Windows 7
9 64 (6.38%) Mac OS X
10 48 (4.79%) Windows XP
11 47 (4.69%) Unix
12 43 (4.29%) Windows 2000 Server
13 26 (2.59%) Android
14 17 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 16 (1.60%) Apple iOS
16 14 (1.40%) Windows 10
17 12 (1.20%) Windows Vista
18 9 (0.90%) Mac OS
19 6 (0.60%) SUSE
20 4 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (12.66%) ITIL
2 57 (5.68%) Project Management
3 52 (5.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 36 (3.59%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (3.59%) Time Management
5 35 (3.49%) Problem Management
6 33 (3.29%) Business Intelligence
6 33 (3.29%) Mentoring
7 30 (2.99%) CRM
8 28 (2.79%) Migration
9 27 (2.69%) MVC
9 27 (2.69%) Service Delivery
10 25 (2.49%) Change Management
11 22 (2.19%) Asset Management
11 22 (2.19%) Performance Monitoring
11 22 (2.19%) Software Deployment
12 19 (1.89%) Service Management
13 16 (1.60%) PRINCE2
13 16 (1.60%) SOA
13 16 (1.60%) UML
Programming Languages
1 318 (31.70%) SQL
2 116 (11.57%) C#
3 63 (6.28%) PowerShell
4 46 (4.59%) T-SQL
5 42 (4.19%) PL/SQL
6 34 (3.39%) JavaScript
7 30 (2.99%) Java
8 12 (1.20%) VB
8 12 (1.20%) VB.NET
9 10 (1.00%) VB6
10 9 (0.90%) Perl
10 9 (0.90%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.60%) VBA
12 4 (0.40%) PHP
13 3 (0.30%) Python
13 3 (0.30%) VBScript
14 2 (0.20%) C
14 2 (0.20%) C++
15 1 (0.100%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 211 (21.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 152 (15.15%) MCSE
3 95 (9.47%) Cisco Certification
4 92 (9.17%) MCITP
5 88 (8.77%) CCNA
6 82 (8.18%) Degree
7 60 (5.98%) MCSA
8 47 (4.69%) MCP
9 22 (2.19%) Security Cleared
9 22 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 19 (1.89%) SC Cleared
11 9 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (0.60%) CCDP
13 5 (0.50%) CCNP
13 5 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.50%) MCTS
14 3 (0.30%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (0.30%) DBS Check
14 3 (0.30%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.20%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (7.78%) SLA
2 64 (6.38%) QA
3 12 (1.20%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.100%) DICOM
5 1 (0.100%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.100%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.100%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.100%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 411 (40.98%) Active Directory
2 217 (21.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 134 (13.36%) Hyper-V
4 43 (4.29%) vSphere
5 31 (3.09%) Terminal Services
6 30 (2.99%) XenServer
7 25 (2.49%) VMware ESX
8 24 (2.39%) XenApp
9 13 (1.30%) Terminal Server
10 10 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (1.00%) Xen
11 7 (0.70%) Firmware
11 7 (0.70%) ISA Server
11 7 (0.70%) VMware Server
12 6 (0.60%) VirtualBox
12 6 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (0.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 4 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
14 4 (0.40%) XenDesktop
15 3 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 54 (5.38%) SCCM
2 33 (3.29%) SCOM
3 28 (2.79%) Backup Exec
4 22 (2.19%) WSUS
5 14 (1.40%) NetBackup
6 13 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 11 (1.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 10 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
9 8 (0.80%) Puppet
10 7 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (0.70%) ServiceCenter
11 6 (0.60%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.40%) Legato
13 3 (0.30%) cPanel
13 3 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
13 3 (0.30%) OpenView
13 3 (0.30%) Oracle ZFS
13 3 (0.30%) Plesk
14 2 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
14 2 (0.20%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 493 (49.15%) Microsoft
2 362 (36.09%) VMware
3 162 (16.15%) Citrix
4 140 (13.96%) Cisco
5 102 (10.17%) Oracle
6 84 (8.37%) Apple
7 82 (8.18%) HP
8 47 (4.69%) Avaya
9 44 (4.39%) IBM
10 39 (3.89%) Dell
11 28 (2.79%) Symantec
12 23 (2.29%) NetApp
13 22 (2.19%) Google
14 18 (1.79%) WatchGuard
15 17 (1.69%) Red Hat
16 15 (1.50%) Adobe
17 14 (1.40%) EMC
18 13 (1.30%) Veeam
19 12 (1.20%) SolarWinds
19 12 (1.20%) Veritas
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000.00 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £21000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £ excellent+bonus+bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: competitive salary
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Langley James
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £37990 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £24000.00 - £31500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum + Training + Career progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 + £6500 on call (dependent on experience)
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago