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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support
Rank 714 707 660
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 182 192 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 153 141 207
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,050 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,250 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.87% -5.71%

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
106313 103834 110138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88520 84369 94875
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 18 December 2014 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 18 December 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
England +9 182 £37,500 +1.35% 23
South East +3 47 £41,500 +10.66% 7
London -8 40 £40,000 -8.57% 3
North West +4 29 £37,500 +36.36% 3
Surrey -5 23 £41,500 -9.78% 2
Manchester -14 17 £31,250 +13.63% 1
South West +1 15 £28,500 -12.30% 4
East of England -17 15 £39,000 +8.33% 2
Yorkshire -35 15 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Berkshire +4 14 £47,500 +35.71% 4
West Midlands +6 13 £32,000 -1.53% 1
West Yorkshire -15 13 £27,500 -15.38% 3
Hertfordshire -13 10 £28,500 -1.72% 1
Cheshire - 10 £45,000 - 2
Staines +15 9 £41,500 -9.78%
City of London +12 9 £41,750 -16.50% 2
East Midlands +20 8 £28,750 -24.34%
Reading 0 6 - - 4
Slough -2 6 £47,500 +35.71%
Exeter - 6 £28,500 -
Devon - 6 £28,500 -
Leeds -12 5 £27,500 -24.13% 2
Birmingham - 5 £37,000 -
Leicestershire - 5 £27,500 -
Somerset +14 4 £35,000 +27.27%
Bath +6 4 £35,000 +27.27%
Wiltshire -4 4 £27,000 -16.92% 1
Coventry -10 4 £38,750 +19.23% 1
Hinckley - 4 £27,500 -
Knutsford - 4 £45,000 -

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

1 342 (77.73%) Windows
2 246 (55.91%) VMware
3 214 (48.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 209 (47.50%) Microsoft
5 167 (37.95%) VMware Infrastructure
6 159 (36.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 155 (35.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 152 (34.55%) Active Directory
9 140 (31.82%) SQL Server
10 132 (30.00%) Citrix
11 122 (27.73%) ITIL
12 115 (26.14%) MS Excel
13 110 (25.00%) MCSE
14 103 (23.41%) SQL
15 98 (22.27%) MS Exchange
16 97 (22.05%) Windows Server 2012
17 95 (21.59%) DNS
18 90 (20.45%) Finance
19 89 (20.23%) Analytical Skills
20 83 (18.86%) IIS
21 80 (18.18%) Cisco
22 79 (17.95%) MCITP
23 76 (17.27%) SAN
24 72 (16.36%) Linux
25 71 (16.14%) Firewall
26 57 (12.95%) Exchange Server 2010
27 54 (12.27%) vSphere
27 54 (12.27%) SQL Server 2008
28 53 (12.05%) Exchange Server 2007
29 50 (11.36%) VMware ESX

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 98 (22.27%) MS Exchange
2 83 (18.86%) IIS
3 57 (12.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 53 (12.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 35 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 27 (6.14%) SharePoint
7 26 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2003
8 18 (4.09%) WebSphere
8 18 (4.09%) WebSphere Application Server
8 18 (4.09%) Lync
9 14 (3.18%) OpenEdge
10 8 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.14%) Apache
12 4 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2000
13 3 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.68%) Node.js
13 3 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.45%) FileNet
14 2 (0.45%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 115 (26.14%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.55%) MS Office
3 7 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.91%) SPSS
5 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.23%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.23%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
2 1 (0.23%) Advent Moxy
2 1 (0.23%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.50%) PaaS
1 11 (2.50%) IaaS
2 10 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.91%) SaaS
5 3 (0.68%) Jelastic
Communications & Networking
1 95 (21.59%) DNS
2 76 (17.27%) SAN
3 71 (16.14%) Firewall
4 45 (10.23%) TCP/IP
5 43 (9.77%) DHCP
6 40 (9.09%) LAN
7 35 (7.95%) WAN
8 25 (5.68%) VPN
9 18 (4.09%) VoIP
9 18 (4.09%) MPLS
10 16 (3.64%) Network Security
10 16 (3.64%) NAS
10 16 (3.64%) Internet
11 14 (3.18%) VLAN
12 6 (1.36%) PBX
12 6 (1.36%) ISDN
13 5 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (0.91%) IP Telephony
14 4 (0.91%) Wireshark
14 4 (0.91%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 54 (12.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (5.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (3.64%) SQL Server 2000
5 14 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (2.73%) MySQL
8 11 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (1.82%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.91%) CouchDB
10 4 (0.91%) DTS
11 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.45%) Ingres
12 2 (0.45%) MS Access
12 2 (0.45%) DB2
12 2 (0.45%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.23%) Essbase
13 1 (0.23%) HBase
Development Applications
1 4 (0.91%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.45%) MSI
4 1 (0.23%) Subversion
General
1 90 (20.45%) Finance
2 30 (6.82%) Banking
3 23 (5.23%) Retail
4 13 (2.95%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.82%) Advertising
5 8 (1.82%) Law
6 6 (1.36%) Legal
6 6 (1.36%) Back Office
7 4 (0.91%) Marketing
8 3 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.45%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.45%) Games
9 2 (0.45%) Local Government
10 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.23%) German Language
10 1 (0.23%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.41%) .NET
2 11 (2.50%) XML
3 9 (2.05%) Web Services
4 6 (1.36%) .NET Framework
5 5 (1.14%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.14%) COM
6 4 (0.91%) SOAP
6 4 (0.91%) RESTful
6 4 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (0.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (0.91%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (0.91%) WCF
6 4 (0.91%) jQuery
7 2 (0.45%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.23%) CSS
8 1 (0.23%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 89 (20.23%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (10.68%) Clustering
3 26 (5.91%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.50%) Replication
5 10 (2.27%) Mathematics
6 9 (2.05%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.05%) Blackberry
7 8 (1.82%) CLARiiON
7 8 (1.82%) Statistics
8 7 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.91%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.91%) Thin Client
9 4 (0.91%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.45%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.45%) EMC Centera
10 2 (0.45%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.45%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.45%) New Media
11 1 (0.23%) Equities
11 1 (0.23%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 342 (77.73%) Windows
2 214 (48.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 159 (36.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 97 (22.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 72 (16.36%) Linux
6 36 (8.18%) Windows 7
7 32 (7.27%) Windows 2000
8 26 (5.91%) VMS
9 21 (4.77%) Windows XP
9 21 (4.77%) UNIX
9 21 (4.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (3.86%) Windows 8
11 11 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (1.82%) CentOS
13 7 (1.59%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.14%) Solaris
14 5 (1.14%) Android
15 4 (0.91%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.91%) AIX
16 3 (0.68%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (27.73%) ITIL
2 49 (11.14%) Change Management
3 34 (7.73%) Change Control
4 25 (5.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (5.68%) Mentoring
5 24 (5.45%) Service Delivery
6 19 (4.32%) Technical Architecture
7 18 (4.09%) Project Management
8 16 (3.64%) Load Balancing
9 15 (3.41%) Root Cause Analysis
9 15 (3.41%) Performance Monitoring
9 15 (3.41%) Coaching
10 14 (3.18%) Problem Management
11 12 (2.73%) Performance Management
12 10 (2.27%) E-Commerce
12 10 (2.27%) Data Security
13 9 (2.05%) Migration
13 9 (2.05%) ERP
13 9 (2.05%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (2.05%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 103 (23.41%) SQL
2 21 (4.77%) T-SQL
3 16 (3.64%) PowerShell
4 15 (3.41%) C#
5 10 (2.27%) JavaScript
6 9 (2.05%) C
6 9 (2.05%) VB
6 9 (2.05%) Bash Shell
7 8 (1.82%) Python
7 8 (1.82%) Java
8 6 (1.36%) Perl
9 4 (0.91%) PHP
9 4 (0.91%) VBScript
9 4 (0.91%) C++
9 4 (0.91%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.91%) Objective-C
9 4 (0.91%) Ruby
9 4 (0.91%) Lua
10 2 (0.45%) Jython
10 2 (0.45%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 155 (35.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 110 (25.00%) MCSE
3 79 (17.95%) MCITP
4 41 (9.32%) MCSA
5 35 (7.95%) Degree
6 32 (7.27%) MCP
7 30 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (6.59%) MCTS
9 27 (6.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 25 (5.68%) Security Cleared
11 24 (5.45%) CCNA
12 23 (5.23%) Citrix Certification
13 21 (4.77%) CCA
14 15 (3.41%) SC Cleared
15 13 (2.95%) DV Cleared
16 8 (1.82%) VCAP
17 5 (1.14%) CCNP
18 4 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
18 4 (0.91%) RHCSA
18 4 (0.91%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.05%) SLA
2 17 (3.86%) QA
3 7 (1.59%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 167 (37.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 152 (34.55%) Active Directory
3 54 (12.27%) vSphere
4 50 (11.36%) VMware ESX
5 38 (8.64%) Hyper-V
5 38 (8.64%) XenApp
6 28 (6.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 14 (3.18%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (2.95%) Terminal Server
9 10 (2.27%) Terminal Services
10 8 (1.82%) ISA Server
11 7 (1.59%) vCloud
12 5 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.91%) Docker
13 4 (0.91%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.68%) NFS
14 3 (0.68%) XenServer
14 3 (0.68%) Samba
14 3 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 39 (8.86%) SCCM
2 31 (7.05%) SCOM
3 20 (4.55%) NetBackup
4 19 (4.32%) Backup Exec
5 17 (3.86%) WSUS
6 11 (2.50%) EMC NetWorker
7 9 (2.05%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (1.59%) HP SIM
9 6 (1.36%) Nagios
9 6 (1.36%) ARCserve
10 4 (0.91%) MOM
10 4 (0.91%) Puppet
10 4 (0.91%) Vagrant
10 4 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.68%) nmon
11 3 (0.68%) Plesk
11 3 (0.68%) cPanel
11 3 (0.68%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.45%) RepliStor
12 2 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 246 (55.91%) VMware
2 209 (47.50%) Microsoft
3 132 (30.00%) Citrix
4 80 (18.18%) Cisco
5 49 (11.14%) HP
6 35 (7.95%) IBM
7 34 (7.73%) EMC
8 30 (6.82%) Symantec
9 27 (6.14%) Oracle
10 20 (4.55%) NetApp
11 16 (3.64%) Red Hat
12 10 (2.27%) CheckPoint
12 10 (2.27%) Websense
12 10 (2.27%) Veeam
13 9 (2.05%) McAfee
14 8 (1.82%) Dell
14 8 (1.82%) 3PAR
14 8 (1.82%) Isilon
15 7 (1.59%) F5
15 7 (1.59%) CommVault
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £46500.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34900 per annum + £1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £23,000 - £27,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-28k + Health Cover + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
IT MOB
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits (Pension, Life Assurance,
Posted: 10 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire, South West
Wiltshire Council
Salary: £29,558 - £31,846 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Littlehampton, Sussex, United Kingdom
The Body Shop International
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 17 days ago
Hertfordshire
Required IT
Salary: £25,000 - £32,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago