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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support
Rank 634 667 540
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -127
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 279 207 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.19% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.20% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 197 181 349
Average salary £34,500 £33,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,988 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,750 £31,163 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -4.11%

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
109120 101188 111394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.25% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 88233 84007 95056
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 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 2 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
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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 +19 244 £34,500 -1.42% 28
London -7 72 £45,000 +9.75% 9
South East -22 56 £31,500 +3.27% 10
City of London +19 31 £47,500 +5.55% 4
North West +1 31 £34,500 -15.85% 1
East of England -17 30 £35,000 +6.06%
Surrey +1 20 £37,500 +22.95% 3
Yorkshire -30 20 £27,025 -18.10% 2
South West -22 19 £28,750 +15.00% 3
Edinburgh +8 18 £35,000 +22.80%
Scotland -5 18 £35,000 +7.69%
Bedfordshire -1 15 £35,000 +16.66%
Hampshire -9 15 £31,500 +10.52% 2
Manchester +4 13 £34,500 -2.12%
South Yorkshire 0 13 £27,025 -36.41%
Sheffield -7 13 £27,025 -36.41%
Wales +13 12 £28,500 +9.61% 1
South Wales +9 12 £28,500 +9.61% 1
Cardiff +1 12 £28,500 +9.61%
Hertfordshire -2 12 £34,000 -20.00%
Berkshire -2 10 £37,500 -3.22% 5
Hook +7 9 £31,500 +31.25%
Cheshire -8 9 £34,500 -17.36% 1
Bristol +5 8 £32,000 +16.36% 2
Merseyside +18 7 £23,500 +2.17%
Reading +1 7 - - 2
Luton +1 7 £35,000 +16.66%
Knutsford -4 7 £34,500 -17.36%
West Yorkshire -18 7 £33,250 +10.83% 2
North East - 7 £25,000 - 1

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 442 (83.40%) Windows
2 325 (61.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 304 (57.36%) VMware
4 294 (55.47%) Microsoft
5 265 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 220 (41.51%) Citrix
7 213 (40.19%) Active Directory
8 207 (39.06%) VMware Infrastructure
9 197 (37.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 173 (32.64%) MS Excel
11 169 (31.89%) MS Exchange
12 159 (30.00%) SQL Server
13 147 (27.74%) DNS
14 145 (27.36%) SQL
15 131 (24.72%) ITIL
16 125 (23.58%) MCSE
17 116 (21.89%) Exchange Server 2010
18 104 (19.62%) Finance
19 101 (19.06%) Firewall
19 101 (19.06%) MCITP
20 96 (18.11%) SAN
21 95 (17.92%) Windows Server 2012
22 80 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2007
23 78 (14.72%) XenApp
24 76 (14.34%) Cisco
24 76 (14.34%) Linux
25 74 (13.96%) DHCP
26 73 (13.77%) Exchange Server 2003
27 66 (12.45%) Clustering
28 65 (12.26%) LAN

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 169 (31.89%) MS Exchange
2 116 (21.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 80 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 73 (13.77%) Exchange Server 2003
5 64 (12.08%) IIS
6 44 (8.30%) SharePoint
7 43 (8.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 23 (4.34%) Exchange Server 2013
9 22 (4.15%) Lync
10 14 (2.64%) Apache
11 13 (2.45%) Lotus Domino
12 12 (2.26%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (1.51%) WebSphere
13 8 (1.51%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.94%) OpenEdge
14 5 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2000
15 4 (0.75%) Office Communications Server
15 4 (0.75%) WorkSite
16 3 (0.57%) Node.js
Applications
1 173 (32.64%) MS Excel
2 32 (6.04%) MS Office
3 3 (0.57%) SPSS
3 3 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.19%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
2 1 (0.19%) Advent Moxy
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.58%) IaaS
2 11 (2.08%) PaaS
3 8 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.94%) Office 365
5 4 (0.75%) SaaS
6 3 (0.57%) Jelastic
Communications & Networking
1 147 (27.74%) DNS
2 101 (19.06%) Firewall
3 96 (18.11%) SAN
4 74 (13.96%) DHCP
5 65 (12.26%) LAN
6 60 (11.32%) WAN
7 44 (8.30%) TCP/IP
7 44 (8.30%) VPN
8 28 (5.28%) VoIP
9 24 (4.53%) MPLS
10 23 (4.34%) Network Security
11 22 (4.15%) NAS
12 18 (3.40%) Internet
13 16 (3.02%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (2.83%) VLAN
15 7 (1.32%) iSCSI
16 6 (1.13%) Cisco IPT
16 6 (1.13%) Wireless
16 6 (1.13%) IP Telephony
16 6 (1.13%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 51 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (7.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (4.53%) MySQL
5 15 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (2.45%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (2.08%) Oracle Database
9 8 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (1.13%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.75%) Ingres
14 2 (0.38%) DB2
14 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
15 1 (0.19%) HBase
Development Applications
1 5 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.19%) MSI
4 1 (0.19%) WebLOAD
General
1 104 (19.62%) Finance
2 32 (6.04%) Banking
3 29 (5.47%) Retail
4 17 (3.21%) Manufacturing
4 17 (3.21%) Law
5 12 (2.26%) Back Office
6 5 (0.94%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.75%) Legal
7 4 (0.75%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.57%) Local Government
8 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.38%) Front Office
9 2 (0.38%) Marketing
9 2 (0.38%) Arabic Language
9 2 (0.38%) Advertising
10 1 (0.19%) Military
10 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.19%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.15%) .NET
2 11 (2.08%) ASP.NET
2 11 (2.08%) Web Services
3 8 (1.51%) XML
4 7 (1.32%) Application Packaging
5 5 (0.94%) jQuery
5 5 (0.94%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.75%) CSS
7 3 (0.57%) HTML
7 3 (0.57%) Software Packaging
7 3 (0.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (0.57%) LINQ
8 2 (0.38%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.38%) WCF
8 2 (0.38%) RESTful
8 2 (0.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (0.38%) LAMP
8 2 (0.38%) SOAP
8 2 (0.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.45%) Clustering
2 44 (8.30%) Blackberry
3 26 (4.91%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.02%) Thin Client
4 16 (3.02%) Fat Client
5 13 (2.45%) SecurID
6 12 (2.26%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.70%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.51%) Replication
8 8 (1.51%) Hedge funds
8 8 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.32%) FlexPod
9 7 (1.32%) CLARiiON
10 6 (1.13%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.75%) Statistics
11 4 (0.75%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.57%) PKI
12 3 (0.57%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 442 (83.40%) Windows
2 325 (61.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 265 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 95 (17.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 76 (14.34%) Linux
6 54 (10.19%) Windows 7
7 34 (6.42%) Windows XP
8 31 (5.85%) VMS
9 26 (4.91%) UNIX
10 23 (4.34%) Windows 2000
11 22 (4.15%) Windows 2000 Server
12 21 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (3.02%) Android
14 13 (2.45%) Windows 8
14 13 (2.45%) Windows Phone 8
14 13 (2.45%) Windows Phone
15 9 (1.70%) SUSE
15 9 (1.70%) Windows Vista
15 9 (1.70%) Solaris
16 5 (0.94%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (24.72%) ITIL
2 46 (8.68%) Change Management
3 43 (8.11%) Service Delivery
4 32 (6.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 29 (5.47%) Performance Monitoring
6 28 (5.28%) Mentoring
7 24 (4.53%) Change Control
8 23 (4.34%) Root Cause Analysis
8 23 (4.34%) Load Balancing
9 20 (3.77%) Project Management
10 18 (3.40%) Migration
11 16 (3.02%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (2.64%) Coaching
13 12 (2.26%) Technical Architecture
14 11 (2.08%) Service Management
15 10 (1.89%) Incident Management
15 10 (1.89%) Time Management
15 10 (1.89%) Performance Management
16 9 (1.70%) Capacity Planning
16 9 (1.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 145 (27.36%) SQL
2 25 (4.72%) PowerShell
3 20 (3.77%) T-SQL
4 17 (3.21%) C#
5 11 (2.08%) Shell Script
6 10 (1.89%) C
7 8 (1.51%) Java
7 8 (1.51%) VBScript
8 6 (1.13%) PHP
8 6 (1.13%) Python
9 5 (0.94%) VB
9 5 (0.94%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.75%) Ruby
11 2 (0.38%) Jython
11 2 (0.38%) Tcl
11 2 (0.38%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.38%) VBA
12 1 (0.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 197 (37.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 125 (23.58%) MCSE
3 101 (19.06%) MCITP
4 45 (8.49%) Security Cleared
5 36 (6.79%) Degree
6 35 (6.60%) MCSA
7 33 (6.23%) MCP
8 31 (5.85%) MCTS
9 28 (5.28%) Cisco Certification
10 27 (5.09%) Citrix Certification
11 26 (4.91%) CCA
12 25 (4.72%) SC Cleared
13 21 (3.96%) DV Cleared
14 18 (3.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 17 (3.21%) CCNA
16 9 (1.70%) VCAP
17 5 (0.94%) CCNP
17 5 (0.94%) JNCIA
18 3 (0.57%) MCDST
18 3 (0.57%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (8.30%) SLA
2 21 (3.96%) QA
3 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.19%) BS7799
System Software
1 213 (40.19%) Active Directory
2 207 (39.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (14.72%) XenApp
4 56 (10.57%) Hyper-V
5 53 (10.00%) vSphere
6 46 (8.68%) VMware ESX
7 37 (6.98%) XenDesktop
8 36 (6.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 22 (4.15%) Terminal Server
10 16 (3.02%) XenServer
11 14 (2.64%) Terminal Services
12 9 (1.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 7 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (1.32%) Xen
13 7 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.75%) VMware Server
16 2 (0.38%) NLBS
16 2 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
16 2 (0.38%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 57 (10.75%) SCCM
2 43 (8.11%) Backup Exec
3 35 (6.60%) SCOM
4 34 (6.42%) WSUS
5 28 (5.28%) EMC NetWorker
6 21 (3.96%) Norton AntiVirus
7 13 (2.45%) NetBackup
7 13 (2.45%) McAfee ePO
8 9 (1.70%) Tivoli
9 7 (1.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 6 (1.13%) HP SIM
11 4 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 4 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.57%) Plesk
13 2 (0.38%) MAILsweeper
13 2 (0.38%) Nagios
14 1 (0.19%) MOM
14 1 (0.19%) XenMobile
14 1 (0.19%) Kibana
14 1 (0.19%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 304 (57.36%) VMware
2 294 (55.47%) Microsoft
3 220 (41.51%) Citrix
4 76 (14.34%) Cisco
5 60 (11.32%) HP
6 57 (10.75%) Symantec
7 51 (9.62%) EMC
8 47 (8.87%) IBM
9 32 (6.04%) Oracle
10 27 (5.09%) NetApp
11 17 (3.21%) Red Hat
12 14 (2.64%) Dell
12 14 (2.64%) McAfee
13 13 (2.45%) Clearswift
13 13 (2.45%) Lotus
14 12 (2.26%) CommVault
15 10 (1.89%) SolarWinds
16 9 (1.70%) CheckPoint
17 7 (1.32%) Juniper
17 7 (1.32%) AppSense
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Salary: £0000 - £1111 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Dorking
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34900 per annum + £1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Net-A-Porter Group LTD
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Secure Virtual
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package
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Leeds
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum
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Portsmouth
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £22500 - £32500 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
North London
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Salary: Private pension, Healthcare
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South Wales
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Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 + Bonus
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