The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support
Rank 606 663 562
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -101
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 286 207 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.19% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.20% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 214 184 325
Average salary £34,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,700 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
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 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -2 255 £34,000 +1.49% 11
London -24 74 £45,000 +12.50% 3
South East -6 61 £31,500 +3.27% 1
East of England +1 37 £35,000 +6.06% 2
North West +26 33 £34,500 -15.85% 1
City of London +3 29 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Surrey +3 21 £37,500 +22.95% 1
Yorkshire -17 21 £27,513 -14.02% 2
Bedfordshire +11 17 £35,000 +0.71%
South West -25 14 £24,500 -2.00% 2
Berkshire +8 13 £35,000 -9.67%
Edinburgh -1 13 £35,000 +22.80%
Scotland -7 13 £35,000 +7.69%
Hampshire -8 13 £31,500 +10.52%
Hertfordshire -7 12 £34,000 -20.00% 1
Manchester +7 11 £34,500 +2.98%
Cheshire +6 11 £34,500 -17.36% 1
Wales +2 11 £26,000 +18.18% 2
South Wales +2 11 £26,000 +18.18% 2
Cardiff -1 11 £26,000 +18.18% 1
South Yorkshire -6 10 £27,025 -36.41%
Sheffield -8 10 £27,025 -36.41%
West Yorkshire -36 10 £28,000 -11.11% 2
Reading +6 9 - -
Hook +2 9 £31,500 +31.25%
Leeds -26 9 £28,000 -6.66%
Wiltshire -6 8 £23,500 -6.00%
Merseyside - 8 £23,500 -
Cambridgeshire +11 7 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Luton -4 7 £35,000 +16.66%

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 440 (85.77%) Windows
2 330 (64.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 298 (58.09%) VMware
4 293 (57.12%) Microsoft
5 264 (51.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 233 (45.42%) Active Directory
7 226 (44.05%) Citrix
8 196 (38.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 178 (34.70%) Microsoft Certification
10 176 (34.31%) MS Excel
11 171 (33.33%) MS Exchange
12 164 (31.97%) SQL Server
13 146 (28.46%) SQL
14 137 (26.71%) DNS
15 119 (23.20%) MCSE
16 118 (23.00%) ITIL
17 111 (21.64%) Exchange Server 2010
18 98 (19.10%) Firewall
19 94 (18.32%) SAN
20 93 (18.13%) Finance
21 90 (17.54%) MCITP
22 88 (17.15%) Windows Server 2012
23 86 (16.76%) XenApp
24 75 (14.62%) Exchange Server 2007
25 73 (14.23%) Linux
26 72 (14.04%) DHCP
26 72 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2003
27 69 (13.45%) Cisco
28 68 (13.26%) LAN
29 66 (12.87%) Clustering

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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
1 171 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 111 (21.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 75 (14.62%) Exchange Server 2007
4 72 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 61 (11.89%) IIS
6 47 (9.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 37 (7.21%) SharePoint
8 19 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
9 18 (3.51%) Lync
10 14 (2.73%) Apache
11 13 (2.53%) Lotus Domino
12 12 (2.34%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (1.17%) WebSphere
13 6 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.78%) WorkSite
14 4 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
14 4 (0.78%) OpenEdge
15 3 (0.58%) Node.js
16 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 176 (34.31%) MS Excel
2 38 (7.41%) MS Office
3 8 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.39%) SPSS
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.19%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
2 1 (0.19%) Advent Moxy
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.90%) IaaS
2 10 (1.95%) PaaS
3 8 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.17%) Office 365
5 4 (0.78%) SaaS
5 4 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.58%) Jelastic
Communications & Networking
1 137 (26.71%) DNS
2 98 (19.10%) Firewall
3 94 (18.32%) SAN
4 72 (14.04%) DHCP
5 68 (13.26%) LAN
6 63 (12.28%) WAN
7 49 (9.55%) VPN
8 45 (8.77%) TCP/IP
9 28 (5.46%) VoIP
10 24 (4.68%) MPLS
11 21 (4.09%) Wi-Fi
11 21 (4.09%) Network Security
12 20 (3.90%) NAS
13 15 (2.92%) Internet
14 12 (2.34%) VLAN
15 7 (1.36%) iSCSI
16 6 (1.17%) IP Telephony
16 6 (1.17%) Cisco IPT
17 5 (0.97%) Wireless
17 5 (0.97%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (31.97%) SQL Server
2 53 (10.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 46 (8.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 23 (4.48%) MySQL
5 15 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (2.53%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.14%) Oracle Database
8 10 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.17%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.78%) Ingres
12 4 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.39%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.39%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.19%) WebLOAD
General
1 93 (18.13%) Finance
2 22 (4.29%) Law
3 16 (3.12%) Banking
4 15 (2.92%) Back Office
5 14 (2.73%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.53%) Retail
7 5 (0.97%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.78%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.58%) Legal
9 3 (0.58%) Local Government
10 2 (0.39%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.39%) Military
10 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.19%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) Front Office
11 1 (0.19%) Advertising
11 1 (0.19%) Automotive
11 1 (0.19%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.29%) .NET
2 11 (2.14%) Web Services
2 11 (2.14%) ASP.NET
3 8 (1.56%) XML
4 7 (1.36%) Application Packaging
5 6 (1.17%) Software Packaging
6 5 (0.97%) .NET Framework
6 5 (0.97%) jQuery
7 4 (0.78%) CSS
8 3 (0.58%) HTML
8 3 (0.58%) LINQ
8 3 (0.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (0.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (0.39%) RESTful
9 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.39%) WCF
9 2 (0.39%) SOAP
9 2 (0.39%) LAMP
10 1 (0.19%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.87%) Clustering
2 45 (8.77%) Blackberry
3 16 (3.12%) Fat Client
3 16 (3.12%) Thin Client
4 13 (2.53%) SecurID
5 12 (2.34%) Client/Server
6 8 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
6 8 (1.56%) Replication
7 7 (1.36%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.36%) CLARiiON
7 7 (1.36%) Smartphone
7 7 (1.36%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.36%) Hedge funds
7 7 (1.36%) FlexPod
7 7 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.17%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.17%) PKI
9 4 (0.78%) Statistics
10 2 (0.39%) CMDB
10 2 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 440 (85.77%) Windows
2 330 (64.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 264 (51.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 88 (17.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 73 (14.23%) Linux
6 53 (10.33%) Windows 7
7 38 (7.41%) Windows XP
8 27 (5.26%) UNIX
9 26 (5.07%) VMS
10 23 (4.48%) Windows 2000 Server
11 21 (4.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (3.70%) Android
13 16 (3.12%) Windows Vista
13 16 (3.12%) Windows 2000
14 14 (2.73%) Windows 8
15 13 (2.53%) Windows Phone 8
15 13 (2.53%) Windows Phone
16 9 (1.75%) SUSE
16 9 (1.75%) Solaris
17 8 (1.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (23.00%) ITIL
2 41 (7.99%) Service Delivery
2 41 (7.99%) Change Management
3 28 (5.46%) Performance Monitoring
4 27 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 24 (4.68%) Load Balancing
5 24 (4.68%) Change Control
6 19 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 17 (3.31%) Migration
8 16 (3.12%) Technical Architecture
8 16 (3.12%) Service Management
9 14 (2.73%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (2.14%) Project Management
10 11 (2.14%) Incident Management
11 9 (1.75%) Problem Management
12 8 (1.56%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (1.56%) Time Management
12 8 (1.56%) Risk Management
13 7 (1.36%) PRINCE2
13 7 (1.36%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 146 (28.46%) SQL
2 28 (5.46%) PowerShell
3 18 (3.51%) T-SQL
4 16 (3.12%) C#
5 11 (2.14%) Shell Script
6 9 (1.75%) C
7 8 (1.56%) Java
8 7 (1.36%) VBScript
9 5 (0.97%) JavaScript
9 5 (0.97%) PHP
9 5 (0.97%) Python
10 4 (0.78%) VB
11 3 (0.58%) Tcl
11 3 (0.58%) Ruby
12 2 (0.39%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.39%) Jython
13 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 178 (34.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 119 (23.20%) MCSE
3 90 (17.54%) MCITP
4 42 (8.19%) Security Cleared
5 34 (6.63%) Degree
6 33 (6.43%) MCP
7 31 (6.04%) MCSA
8 25 (4.87%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (4.87%) MCTS
9 23 (4.48%) SC Cleared
10 21 (4.09%) CCA
10 21 (4.09%) Citrix Certification
11 19 (3.70%) DV Cleared
12 16 (3.12%) CCNA
13 11 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.97%) CCNP
14 5 (0.97%) JNCIA
15 3 (0.58%) A+ Certification
15 3 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.58%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.02%) SLA
2 5 (0.97%) QA
3 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.19%) BS7799
System Software
1 233 (45.42%) Active Directory
2 196 (38.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (16.76%) XenApp
4 49 (9.55%) Hyper-V
5 46 (8.97%) XenDesktop
6 44 (8.58%) vSphere
7 40 (7.80%) VMware ESX
8 30 (5.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 20 (3.90%) Terminal Server
10 19 (3.70%) XenServer
11 17 (3.31%) Terminal Services
12 9 (1.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 8 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (1.36%) Xen
15 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.97%) VMware Server
16 3 (0.58%) NLBS
17 2 (0.39%) KVM
17 2 (0.39%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 60 (11.70%) SCCM
2 40 (7.80%) Backup Exec
3 32 (6.24%) WSUS
4 30 (5.85%) SCOM
5 25 (4.87%) EMC NetWorker
6 19 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
7 13 (2.53%) McAfee ePO
8 9 (1.75%) Tivoli
9 7 (1.36%) NetBackup
9 7 (1.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (0.58%) Plesk
12 2 (0.39%) Nagios
12 2 (0.39%) OPNET
12 2 (0.39%) MAILsweeper
13 1 (0.19%) MOM
13 1 (0.19%) HP Data Protector
13 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Satellite
13 1 (0.19%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 298 (58.09%) VMware
2 293 (57.12%) Microsoft
3 226 (44.05%) Citrix
4 69 (13.45%) Cisco
5 55 (10.72%) Symantec
6 51 (9.94%) HP
7 46 (8.97%) EMC
8 45 (8.77%) IBM
9 31 (6.04%) Oracle
10 24 (4.68%) NetApp
11 18 (3.51%) Red Hat
12 15 (2.92%) McAfee
13 13 (2.53%) Lotus
13 13 (2.53%) CommVault
13 13 (2.53%) Clearswift
14 12 (2.34%) Dell
15 9 (1.75%) Apple
16 8 (1.56%) SolarWinds
17 7 (1.36%) CheckPoint
17 7 (1.36%) Juniper
UK
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £33150 - £40950 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
UK
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £29420 - £36120 per annum + Bens.
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Secure Virtual
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Centric Resource
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + Bonus Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Pension
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + 10% bonus
Posted: 25 days ago