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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support
Rank 654 679 548
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -131
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 241 212 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.20% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.21% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 182 184 334
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,350
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -

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
106380 101290 110833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.35% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 86308 84102 94334
Average salary £45,000 £43,164 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 October 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 October 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
(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 -11 218 £34,500 -1.42% 28
London -24 61 £46,000 +12.19% 4
South East -13 48 £35,000 +9.37% 11
North West +21 34 £34,500 -15.85% 2
Surrey -4 23 £37,500 -9.63% 5
East of England -11 20 £30,000 -9.09%
City of London +8 18 £47,500 +9.19%
South West -7 18 £34,500 +32.69% 4
Yorkshire -35 15 £27,025 +3.94% 2
Manchester -1 14 £34,500 -15.85% 1
Cheshire -1 12 £34,500 -17.36% 1
Hertfordshire -10 11 £32,000 -24.70%
Scotland +1 10 £33,000 +1.53%
Hampshire -17 10 £31,500 +26.00% 1
Edinburgh - 10 £33,000 -
South Wales +17 9 £28,500 -5.00% 1
Wales +12 9 £28,500 -5.00% 1
Berkshire +7 9 £36,250 +3.57% 3
Cardiff 0 9 £28,500 -5.00%
East Midlands -3 9 £30,000 -21.05% 1
South Yorkshire -13 9 £27,025 +11.90%
West Midlands -14 9 £34,000 +4.61% 4
Sheffield -17 9 £27,025 +11.90%
Bristol +2 8 £32,000 -5.88% 1
Knutsford -4 8 £34,500 -17.36%
Staines - 8 £40,750 - 1
Bedfordshire -14 7 £30,000 -
Merseyside +16 6 £23,500 +2.17%
Reading +6 6 - - 1
West Yorkshire -25 6 £27,500 +5.76% 2

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 438 (83.11%) Windows
2 316 (59.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 308 (58.44%) VMware
4 281 (53.32%) Microsoft
5 251 (47.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 211 (40.04%) VMware Infrastructure
7 209 (39.66%) Active Directory
8 204 (38.71%) Citrix
9 194 (36.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 172 (32.64%) MS Excel
11 162 (30.74%) SQL Server
12 158 (29.98%) MS Exchange
13 150 (28.46%) SQL
14 142 (26.94%) DNS
15 131 (24.86%) ITIL
16 125 (23.72%) MCSE
17 114 (21.63%) Finance
18 103 (19.54%) Exchange Server 2010
19 102 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
20 99 (18.79%) MCITP
21 97 (18.41%) Firewall
22 94 (17.84%) Windows Server 2012
23 92 (17.46%) SAN
24 83 (15.75%) Cisco
25 78 (14.80%) Exchange Server 2007
26 73 (13.85%) IIS
27 71 (13.47%) XenApp
28 70 (13.28%) Linux
29 69 (13.09%) DHCP
30 68 (12.90%) Clustering

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
1 158 (29.98%) MS Exchange
2 103 (19.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 78 (14.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 73 (13.85%) IIS
5 62 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 42 (7.97%) SharePoint
7 35 (6.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 26 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2013
8 26 (4.93%) Lync
9 13 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
9 13 (2.47%) WebSphere
10 12 (2.28%) SharePoint Server
11 9 (1.71%) OpenEdge
11 9 (1.71%) Lotus Domino
11 9 (1.71%) Apache
12 4 (0.76%) WorkSite
12 4 (0.76%) Office Communications Server
12 4 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2000
13 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.57%) Node.js
Applications
1 172 (32.64%) MS Excel
2 31 (5.88%) MS Office
3 4 (0.76%) SPSS
4 3 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.19%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
1 1 (0.19%) Advent Moxy
1 1 (0.19%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.85%) IaaS
2 9 (1.71%) PaaS
2 9 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.76%) Office 365
5 3 (0.57%) Jelastic
6 2 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 142 (26.94%) DNS
2 97 (18.41%) Firewall
3 92 (17.46%) SAN
4 69 (13.09%) DHCP
5 52 (9.87%) LAN
6 48 (9.11%) WAN
7 46 (8.73%) TCP/IP
8 41 (7.78%) VPN
9 25 (4.74%) VoIP
10 22 (4.17%) MPLS
11 19 (3.61%) Internet
12 18 (3.42%) Network Security
13 17 (3.23%) NAS
14 15 (2.85%) VLAN
15 11 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (1.33%) iSCSI
17 6 (1.14%) IP Telephony
17 6 (1.14%) Cisco IPT
17 6 (1.14%) ISDN
17 6 (1.14%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (30.74%) SQL Server
2 60 (11.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (7.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (3.80%) MySQL
5 15 (2.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (2.09%) Relational Database
8 10 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.90%) SQL Server 2000
9 9 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.52%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.76%) Ingres
12 4 (0.76%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.38%) DB2
13 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (0.19%) Hyperion Smart View
14 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.19%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 5 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (0.76%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.38%) MSI
4 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 114 (21.63%) Finance
2 32 (6.07%) Banking
3 29 (5.50%) Retail
4 18 (3.42%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.47%) Law
6 10 (1.90%) Back Office
7 5 (0.95%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.76%) Legal
8 4 (0.76%) Advertising
9 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.57%) Local Government
9 3 (0.57%) Marketing
10 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.38%) Front Office
11 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.19%) Arabic Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.55%) .NET
2 14 (2.66%) Web Services
3 13 (2.47%) ASP.NET
4 10 (1.90%) XML
5 7 (1.33%) .NET Framework
5 7 (1.33%) jQuery
6 4 (0.76%) WCF
6 4 (0.76%) Application Packaging
6 4 (0.76%) RESTful
6 4 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (0.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (0.76%) CSS
6 4 (0.76%) SOAP
6 4 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (0.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (0.57%) HTML
7 3 (0.57%) LINQ
8 2 (0.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 102 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (12.90%) Clustering
3 36 (6.83%) Blackberry
4 26 (4.93%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.23%) Thin Client
5 17 (3.23%) Fat Client
6 11 (2.09%) Client/Server
7 10 (1.90%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.90%) Replication
8 9 (1.71%) SecurID
9 8 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.52%) Hedge funds
10 7 (1.33%) CLARiiON
10 7 (1.33%) FlexPod
10 7 (1.33%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.95%) Statistics
12 4 (0.76%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.38%) CMDB
13 2 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.38%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 438 (83.11%) Windows
2 316 (59.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 251 (47.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 94 (17.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 70 (13.28%) Linux
6 51 (9.68%) Windows 7
7 37 (7.02%) Windows XP
8 31 (5.88%) VMS
9 27 (5.12%) UNIX
10 26 (4.93%) Windows 2000
11 19 (3.61%) Windows 2000 Server
11 19 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (2.09%) Windows 8
13 10 (1.90%) Android
14 9 (1.71%) Windows Phone 8
14 9 (1.71%) Windows Phone
14 9 (1.71%) Windows Vista
15 6 (1.14%) Solaris
15 6 (1.14%) SUSE
16 4 (0.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (24.86%) ITIL
2 49 (9.30%) Change Management
3 37 (7.02%) Service Delivery
3 37 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
4 29 (5.50%) Change Control
4 29 (5.50%) Mentoring
5 28 (5.31%) Performance Monitoring
6 22 (4.17%) Project Management
6 22 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 21 (3.98%) Load Balancing
8 18 (3.42%) Migration
9 14 (2.66%) Technical Architecture
9 14 (2.66%) Coaching
10 13 (2.47%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (2.09%) Service Management
11 11 (2.09%) Time Management
12 10 (1.90%) Performance Management
13 9 (1.71%) E-Commerce
14 8 (1.52%) Problem Management
14 8 (1.52%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 150 (28.46%) SQL
2 26 (4.93%) PowerShell
3 19 (3.61%) T-SQL
3 19 (3.61%) C#
4 11 (2.09%) Shell Script
5 10 (1.90%) C
6 8 (1.52%) Java
6 8 (1.52%) VBScript
7 7 (1.33%) VB
7 7 (1.33%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.95%) Python
9 4 (0.76%) Ruby
9 4 (0.76%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.76%) Perl
9 4 (0.76%) PHP
10 2 (0.38%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.38%) VBA
10 2 (0.38%) Tcl
10 2 (0.38%) Jython
11 1 (0.19%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 194 (36.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 125 (23.72%) MCSE
3 99 (18.79%) MCITP
4 38 (7.21%) MCP
5 37 (7.02%) Security Cleared
6 35 (6.64%) Degree
6 35 (6.64%) MCTS
7 34 (6.45%) MCSA
8 28 (5.31%) Citrix Certification
9 26 (4.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 26 (4.93%) Cisco Certification
9 26 (4.93%) CCA
10 22 (4.17%) SC Cleared
11 18 (3.42%) DV Cleared
11 18 (3.42%) CCNA
12 11 (2.09%) VCAP
13 5 (0.95%) JNCIA
14 4 (0.76%) CCNP
15 3 (0.57%) A+ Certification
15 3 (0.57%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.21%) SLA
2 22 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 211 (40.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 209 (39.66%) Active Directory
3 71 (13.47%) XenApp
4 55 (10.44%) Hyper-V
5 54 (10.25%) vSphere
6 49 (9.30%) VMware ESX
7 33 (6.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 29 (5.50%) XenDesktop
9 24 (4.55%) Terminal Server
10 13 (2.47%) Terminal Services
11 12 (2.28%) XenServer
12 8 (1.52%) Xen
12 8 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (1.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 5 (0.95%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
16 3 (0.57%) vCloud
17 2 (0.38%) NLBS
17 2 (0.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 55 (10.44%) SCCM
2 42 (7.97%) SCOM
3 37 (7.02%) Backup Exec
4 32 (6.07%) WSUS
5 27 (5.12%) EMC NetWorker
6 17 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
7 14 (2.66%) NetBackup
8 9 (1.71%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (1.33%) HP SIM
9 7 (1.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 6 (1.14%) Tivoli
11 5 (0.95%) Nagios
12 4 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 4 (0.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 3 (0.57%) MAILsweeper
13 3 (0.57%) Plesk
14 2 (0.38%) MOM
15 1 (0.19%) Kibana
15 1 (0.19%) Vagrant
15 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 308 (58.44%) VMware
2 281 (53.32%) Microsoft
3 204 (38.71%) Citrix
4 83 (15.75%) Cisco
5 57 (10.82%) HP
6 53 (10.06%) Symantec
7 44 (8.35%) IBM
8 43 (8.16%) EMC
9 33 (6.26%) Oracle
10 32 (6.07%) NetApp
11 15 (2.85%) Red Hat
12 14 (2.66%) CommVault
13 13 (2.47%) Dell
14 10 (1.90%) Veeam
14 10 (1.90%) McAfee
14 10 (1.90%) CheckPoint
15 9 (1.71%) Clearswift
15 9 (1.71%) Lotus
15 9 (1.71%) SolarWinds
16 8 (1.52%) Isilon
Melksham, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Profit Share + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham
Searchability
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + 7% On-call + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Liphook, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon application
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Michael Page Technology - SuperSparx
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Melksham, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £57000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
IT MOB
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits (Pension, Life Assurance,
Posted: 8 days ago
Dorking
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxford
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
North West London
Allied Worldwide
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago