The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Server Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support
Rank 674 623 561
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 191 372 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.35% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.36% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 174 335 433
Median salary £30,250 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.83% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,400 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £30,000 £30,750
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -2.43%

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
86161 103624 111063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71560 86373 91858
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Server Support in the job title.

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 3 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 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
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -76 179 £31,000 -1.58% 9
London +13 71 £39,000 +13.04% 2
South East +23 60 £25,000 -20.63% 4
Berkshire +65 34 £25,000 -20.63% 2
Reading +58 29 £25,000 -37.50%
North West -28 12 £31,000 +10.71% 1
East of England +8 11 £35,000 +12.00%
Surrey -11 11 £21,500 -40.27%
Manchester -19 10 £31,000 +10.71% 1
South West -6 7 £30,500 +27.08% 2
West Midlands -30 7 £29,000 +16.00%
Reigate +18 6 £17,000 -64.21%
Yorkshire +11 6 £33,000 +22.22%
Hertfordshire +4 6 £35,000 +16.66%
Oxfordshire +21 5 £28,000 +3.70%
City of London +18 5 £40,000 +14.28%
Croydon - 5 £33,000 -
West Yorkshire +21 4 £29,000 -3.33%
East Midlands +1 4 £35,500 -11.25%
Kent -10 4 £23,250 -38.00%
Bracknell - 4 £19,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +17 3 £31,500 +21.15%
Cambridgeshire +11 3 £25,000 -5.66%
Oldham +2 3 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Wales -10 3 £24,500 +19.51%
Devon -11 3 £21,500 -14.85%
North Wales - 3 £24,500 -
Denbighshire - 3 £24,500 -
Lincolnshire - 3 £37,500 -
Lincoln - 3 £37,500 -

Server Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Server Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Server Support in the job title.

1 413 (89.20%) Windows
2 325 (70.19%) Windows Server
3 251 (54.21%) Active Directory
4 238 (51.40%) Microsoft
5 226 (48.81%) VMware
6 154 (33.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 142 (30.67%) MS Excel
8 135 (29.16%) MS Exchange
9 133 (28.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 132 (28.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 123 (26.57%) Linux
12 114 (24.62%) Firewall
13 95 (20.52%) SQL Server
14 93 (20.09%) DNS
15 90 (19.44%) Cisco
16 87 (18.79%) PowerShell
17 84 (18.14%) TCP/IP
18 79 (17.06%) SAN
19 78 (16.85%) SQL
20 73 (15.77%) DHCP
20 73 (15.77%) Microsoft Certification
21 72 (15.55%) MS Office
22 71 (15.33%) Windows 7
23 70 (15.12%) Hyper-V
24 68 (14.69%) ITIL
24 68 (14.69%) Citrix
25 65 (14.04%) Office 365
26 59 (12.74%) Windows Server 2003
27 56 (12.10%) LAN
28 53 (11.45%) WAN

Server Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 135 (29.16%) MS Exchange
2 49 (10.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 37 (7.99%) Tomcat
5 36 (7.78%) Apache
6 35 (7.56%) WebSphere
7 33 (7.13%) SharePoint
8 31 (6.70%) IIS
8 31 (6.70%) JBoss
9 28 (6.05%) BizTalk Server
9 28 (6.05%) WebLogic
10 27 (5.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 20 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2007
12 15 (3.24%) Skype for Business
13 14 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (1.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 7 (1.51%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (1.08%) IBM Domino
15 5 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
16 3 (0.65%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 142 (30.67%) MS Excel
2 72 (15.55%) MS Office
3 12 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.30%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (0.22%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 65 (14.04%) Office 365
2 39 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (6.05%) SaaS
4 21 (4.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.51%) IaaS
6 2 (0.43%) PaaS
6 2 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 114 (24.62%) Firewall
2 93 (20.09%) DNS
3 84 (18.14%) TCP/IP
4 79 (17.06%) SAN
5 73 (15.77%) DHCP
6 56 (12.10%) LAN
7 53 (11.45%) WAN
8 39 (8.42%) NAS
8 39 (8.42%) VPN
9 35 (7.56%) HTTP
10 29 (6.26%) LDAP
11 25 (5.40%) VoIP
12 19 (4.10%) VLAN
13 16 (3.46%) Cisco IOS
14 15 (3.24%) Internet
14 15 (3.24%) Network Security
15 14 (3.02%) Skype
16 11 (2.38%) Wireless
17 9 (1.94%) Ethernet
18 7 (1.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (20.52%) SQL Server
2 34 (7.34%) MySQL
3 29 (6.26%) RDBMS
3 29 (6.26%) Relational Database
4 21 (4.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.86%) DB2
8 3 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.65%) GIS
8 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.22%) Cognos Impromptu
10 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.65%) JIRA
1 3 (0.65%) MSBuild
1 3 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (0.65%) TeamCity
2 2 (0.43%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
General
1 43 (9.29%) Finance
2 25 (5.40%) Telecoms
3 22 (4.75%) Banking
4 12 (2.59%) Retail
5 11 (2.38%) Italian Language
6 8 (1.73%) Law
7 7 (1.51%) Games
7 7 (1.51%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.30%) Japanese Language
8 6 (1.30%) Legal
9 5 (1.08%) Publishing
10 4 (0.86%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.65%) Back Office
12 2 (0.43%) German Language
12 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.43%) Military
12 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.43%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.22%) French Language
13 1 (0.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (7.78%) Web Services
2 29 (6.26%) Middleware
3 27 (5.83%) LAMP
4 19 (4.10%) .NET
5 10 (2.16%) HTML
6 7 (1.51%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.86%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (0.65%) Flash
8 3 (0.65%) WSH
9 2 (0.43%) 802.1X
9 2 (0.43%) HornetQ
9 2 (0.43%) XML
10 1 (0.22%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (6.70%) Data Centre
3 28 (6.05%) Enterprise Software
4 22 (4.75%) Clustering
5 15 (3.24%) Management Information System
6 14 (3.02%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.81%) Driving Licence
8 12 (2.59%) Replication
9 9 (1.94%) Blackberry
10 7 (1.51%) iPad
10 7 (1.51%) iPhone
11 5 (1.08%) iSeries
12 4 (0.86%) CCTV
12 4 (0.86%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.86%) EMC VNX
12 4 (0.86%) EPoS
12 4 (0.86%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.86%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.65%) CESG
13 3 (0.65%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 413 (89.20%) Windows
2 325 (70.19%) Windows Server
3 133 (28.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 132 (28.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 123 (26.57%) Linux
6 71 (15.33%) Windows 7
7 59 (12.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 37 (7.99%) Windows 8
9 36 (7.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 28 (6.05%) Windows 10
11 26 (5.62%) Unix
12 21 (4.54%) Windows XP
13 19 (4.10%) Android
14 12 (2.59%) Mac OS
15 10 (2.16%) CentOS
16 9 (1.94%) Apple iOS
17 7 (1.51%) Ubuntu
18 6 (1.30%) Mac OS X
19 5 (1.08%) AIX
20 4 (0.86%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (14.69%) ITIL
2 31 (6.70%) Problem Management
3 28 (6.05%) Service Management
4 27 (5.83%) Web Operations
5 25 (5.40%) Data Protection
6 21 (4.54%) Project Management
7 20 (4.32%) Change Control
7 20 (4.32%) Server Virtualisation
8 19 (4.10%) Time Management
9 17 (3.67%) Mentoring
10 16 (3.46%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (3.24%) Incident Management
12 14 (3.02%) CRM
12 14 (3.02%) Migration
13 13 (2.81%) Asset Management
13 13 (2.81%) ITIL V3
13 13 (2.81%) Virtual Environments
14 10 (2.16%) DevOps
14 10 (2.16%) Load Balancing
14 10 (2.16%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 87 (18.79%) PowerShell
2 78 (16.85%) SQL
3 40 (8.64%) Bash Shell
4 36 (7.78%) Perl
5 33 (7.13%) C
6 19 (4.10%) Java
7 16 (3.46%) JavaScript
8 15 (3.24%) Python
9 6 (1.30%) VBScript
10 3 (0.65%) VB
11 2 (0.43%) PHP
12 1 (0.22%) C#
12 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 73 (15.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (10.80%) MCSE
3 42 (9.07%) MCSA
4 29 (6.26%) MCITP
5 26 (5.62%) CCNA
5 26 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (4.97%) Degree
7 22 (4.75%) MCP
8 19 (4.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 18 (3.89%) Security Cleared
10 12 (2.59%) SC Cleared
11 7 (1.51%) A+ Certification
12 6 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.30%) MCTS
13 5 (1.08%) DBS Check
14 4 (0.86%) IBM Certification
15 3 (0.65%) JNCIS
15 3 (0.65%) PMI Certification
16 2 (0.43%) DV Cleared
16 2 (0.43%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (8.42%) SLA
2 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 251 (54.21%) Active Directory
2 154 (33.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (15.12%) Hyper-V
4 45 (9.72%) vSphere
5 33 (7.13%) XenApp
6 27 (5.83%) Oracle RAC
7 13 (2.81%) VMware Server
8 11 (2.38%) Firmware
8 11 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (2.16%) VMware ESX
10 9 (1.94%) XenDesktop
10 9 (1.94%) XenServer
11 7 (1.51%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (1.08%) Shibboleth
12 5 (1.08%) Xen
13 4 (0.86%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.43%) NFS
14 2 (0.43%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 32 (6.91%) SCCM
2 30 (6.48%) Puppet
3 27 (5.83%) OpenAM
4 18 (3.89%) WSUS
5 15 (3.24%) SCOM
6 11 (2.38%) Backup Exec
7 9 (1.94%) Nagios
8 8 (1.73%) Microsoft Clustering
9 7 (1.51%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (1.51%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (1.30%) NetBackup
11 5 (1.08%) AirWatch
12 3 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 2 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
13 2 (0.43%) MAILsweeper
13 2 (0.43%) Oracle ZFS
13 2 (0.43%) Tivoli
14 1 (0.22%) Ansible
14 1 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
14 1 (0.22%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 238 (51.40%) Microsoft
2 226 (48.81%) VMware
3 90 (19.44%) Cisco
4 68 (14.69%) Citrix
5 51 (11.02%) Red Hat
6 48 (10.37%) HP
7 39 (8.42%) Oracle
8 29 (6.26%) Sun
9 25 (5.40%) Symantec
10 23 (4.97%) Dell
11 22 (4.75%) Veeam
12 21 (4.54%) Apple
12 21 (4.54%) IBM
13 16 (3.46%) NetApp
14 15 (3.24%) Juniper
15 13 (2.81%) CommVault
16 11 (2.38%) Draytek
17 10 (2.16%) EMC
17 10 (2.16%) Kaspersky
17 10 (2.16%) ZyXEL
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