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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support
Rank 638 540 546
Rank change year-on-year
-98 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 311 497 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.45% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.47% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 269 427 449
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £32,500 £29,900
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.69%

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
98711 106520 115260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 82990 86917 93519
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
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 -101 298 £35,000 +6.06% 30
South East +34 107 £31,500 +5.00% 6
London -46 103 £42,500 +22.29% 3
East Midlands +44 42 £32,750 -6.42%
Berkshire +25 40 £37,250 -15.34% 1
Northamptonshire +25 28 £39,250 +12.14%
Northampton +29 27 £40,000 +14.28%
Oxfordshire +20 27 £31,000 -22.50% 3
Surrey -17 18 £27,000 -10.00%
West Midlands -26 17 £32,500 - 2
Abingdon - 16 £31,500 - 2
Reading +24 13 £57,500 +105.35% 1
Yorkshire +2 13 £23,000 -23.07% 5
Kent +1 13 £42,500 +41.66%
West Yorkshire +17 10 £24,000 -20.00% 4
City of London +20 9 £27,000 -20.58% 1
Wokingham -12 8 £25,000 -23.07%
East of England -79 8 £33,000 -1.49% 3
Coventry +9 7 £40,500 -15.62%
Staffordshire +4 6 £25,000 +2.04%
Witney - 6 £27,000 -
Lincoln +6 5 £27,750 +29.06%
Epsom +5 5 £24,000 -9.43%
Lincolnshire 0 5 £27,750 +29.06%
North West -4 5 £27,500 +10.00% 7
Coulsdon - 5 £25,000 -
Brighton +28 4 £40,000 +60.00%
East Sussex +18 4 £40,000 +60.00%
Nottingham +14 4 £31,250 -21.87%
Nottinghamshire +8 4 £31,250 -21.87%

Server Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 597 (86.27%) Windows
2 478 (69.08%) Windows Server
3 359 (51.88%) Microsoft
4 332 (47.98%) VMware
5 325 (46.97%) Active Directory
6 236 (34.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 236 (34.10%) MS Exchange
7 201 (29.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 199 (28.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 165 (23.84%) Linux
10 164 (23.70%) Firewall
11 150 (21.68%) MS Office
12 149 (21.53%) SQL Server
13 148 (21.39%) Hyper-V
14 145 (20.95%) SAN
15 134 (19.36%) Microsoft Certification
16 132 (19.08%) MS Excel
17 125 (18.06%) Office 365
18 124 (17.92%) Citrix
19 121 (17.49%) DNS
19 121 (17.49%) SQL
20 112 (16.18%) Cisco
21 110 (15.90%) HP
22 107 (15.46%) Windows Server 2003
23 104 (15.03%) Windows 7
24 103 (14.88%) ITIL
25 96 (13.87%) MCSE
26 95 (13.73%) LAN
27 90 (13.01%) Exchange Server 2010
28 87 (12.57%) 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
1 236 (34.10%) MS Exchange
2 90 (13.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 62 (8.96%) Tomcat
4 54 (7.80%) IIS
5 52 (7.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 51 (7.37%) Apache
7 49 (7.08%) SharePoint
8 32 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2003
9 31 (4.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 27 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2000
10 27 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2007
11 25 (3.61%) Skype for Business
12 23 (3.32%) JBoss
13 21 (3.03%) WebSphere
14 17 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
14 17 (2.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 13 (1.88%) WebLogic
16 10 (1.45%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
16 10 (1.45%) Site Server
17 5 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 150 (21.68%) MS Office
2 132 (19.08%) MS Excel
3 13 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.14%) QuarkXPress
5 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.87%) Cognos Planning
1 6 (0.87%) ResourceLink
1 6 (0.87%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.29%) Misys Opics
3 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.14%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 125 (18.06%) Office 365
2 52 (7.51%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (3.76%) SaaS
4 22 (3.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 15 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.43%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.43%) Route 53
7 2 (0.29%) IaaS
7 2 (0.29%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (0.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 164 (23.70%) Firewall
2 145 (20.95%) SAN
3 121 (17.49%) DNS
4 95 (13.73%) LAN
5 87 (12.57%) DHCP
5 87 (12.57%) WAN
6 80 (11.56%) TCP/IP
7 51 (7.37%) VPN
8 39 (5.64%) NAS
9 37 (5.35%) HTTP
10 36 (5.20%) VLAN
11 33 (4.77%) Internet
12 29 (4.19%) VoIP
13 23 (3.32%) LDAP
14 15 (2.17%) SMTP
14 15 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (1.88%) Wireless
16 11 (1.59%) Network Security
17 9 (1.30%) Remote Desktop
18 7 (1.01%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (21.53%) SQL Server
2 57 (8.24%) MySQL
3 18 (2.60%) Relational Database
3 18 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (2.46%) RDBMS
5 15 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (1.45%) DB2
7 9 (1.30%) Oracle Database
7 9 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (0.87%) Cognos Impromptu
8 6 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.58%) GIS
10 4 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.43%) MS Access
11 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.14%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.14%) IBM InfoSphere
13 1 (0.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (0.87%) Git (software)
1 6 (0.87%) JIRA
2 5 (0.72%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.43%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (0.43%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.14%) Ant
5 1 (0.14%) Maven
5 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 56 (8.09%) Finance
2 31 (4.48%) Retail
3 22 (3.18%) Telecoms
4 11 (1.59%) Banking
5 8 (1.16%) Advertising
6 7 (1.01%) Back Office
6 7 (1.01%) Law
7 6 (0.87%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.72%) Legal
8 5 (0.72%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.43%) Marketing
9 3 (0.43%) Russian Language
10 2 (0.29%) Electronics
10 2 (0.29%) Publishing
11 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.14%) Front Office
11 1 (0.14%) Games
11 1 (0.14%) Local Government
11 1 (0.14%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.14%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (5.64%) .NET
2 25 (3.61%) LAMP
3 24 (3.47%) Web Services
4 17 (2.46%) Middleware
5 6 (0.87%) 802.1X
5 6 (0.87%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.72%) CSS
6 5 (0.72%) HTML
7 4 (0.58%) .NET Framework
7 4 (0.58%) Software Packaging
8 3 (0.43%) EDI
8 3 (0.43%) WSH
9 2 (0.29%) LEMP Stack
10 1 (0.14%) RESTful
10 1 (0.14%) Spring
10 1 (0.14%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.14%) XML
10 1 (0.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (6.21%) Blackberry
1 43 (6.21%) Data Centre
2 27 (3.90%) Driving Licence
3 21 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (2.75%) Clustering
5 16 (2.31%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.02%) Computer Science
7 13 (1.88%) Microsoft Licensing
8 12 (1.73%) iPhone
9 11 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.59%) Replication
10 10 (1.45%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.16%) Handset
11 8 (1.16%) iPad
12 6 (0.87%) Private Cloud
13 5 (0.72%) Fat Client
13 5 (0.72%) Hedge funds
13 5 (0.72%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.72%) Thin Client
13 5 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 597 (86.27%) Windows
2 478 (69.08%) Windows Server
3 236 (34.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 199 (28.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 165 (23.84%) Linux
6 107 (15.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 104 (15.03%) Windows 7
8 85 (12.28%) Windows 8
9 46 (6.65%) Mac OS X
10 37 (5.35%) Unix
11 36 (5.20%) Windows 2000 Server
12 31 (4.48%) Windows 10
13 29 (4.19%) Windows XP
14 27 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 26 (3.76%) Android
16 23 (3.32%) AIX
17 16 (2.31%) HPUX
18 12 (1.73%) Apple iOS
19 10 (1.45%) CentOS
20 6 (0.87%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (14.88%) ITIL
2 51 (7.37%) Mentoring
3 50 (7.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 39 (5.64%) Service Management
5 37 (5.35%) Server Virtualisation
6 35 (5.06%) Project Management
7 26 (3.76%) Time Management
8 25 (3.61%) Problem Management
8 25 (3.61%) Service Delivery
9 18 (2.60%) Migration
9 18 (2.60%) Web Operations
10 15 (2.17%) ITSM
10 15 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
10 15 (2.17%) Web Filtering
11 14 (2.02%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (2.02%) CRM
12 13 (1.88%) Coaching
12 13 (1.88%) Server Building
12 13 (1.88%) Software Licensing
13 12 (1.73%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (17.49%) SQL
2 79 (11.42%) PowerShell
3 32 (4.62%) Java
4 17 (2.46%) Perl
5 8 (1.16%) C#
6 7 (1.01%) Shell Script
7 5 (0.72%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.72%) Python
8 4 (0.58%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.58%) C
9 3 (0.43%) PHP
9 3 (0.43%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.43%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.43%) VBA
9 3 (0.43%) VBScript
10 2 (0.29%) VB
11 1 (0.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 134 (19.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 96 (13.87%) MCSE
3 81 (11.71%) Cisco Certification
4 71 (10.26%) CCNA
5 43 (6.21%) Degree
6 41 (5.92%) MCITP
7 36 (5.20%) MCSA
8 15 (2.17%) MCP
9 12 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (1.30%) Security Cleared
11 8 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 8 (1.16%) SC Cleared
12 7 (1.01%) DBS Check
13 6 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.43%) CCNP
14 3 (0.43%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (0.43%) MCTS
15 2 (0.29%) CCAA
15 2 (0.29%) CCEA
15 2 (0.29%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (9.39%) SLA
2 4 (0.58%) QA
3 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.14%) DICOM
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.14%) RMADS
System Software
1 325 (46.97%) Active Directory
2 201 (29.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 148 (21.39%) Hyper-V
4 33 (4.77%) Terminal Services
5 32 (4.62%) vSphere
5 32 (4.62%) XenServer
6 19 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (2.75%) XenApp
7 17 (2.46%) Oracle RAC
8 16 (2.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 16 (2.31%) VMware ESX
9 9 (1.30%) XenDesktop
10 8 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
10 8 (1.16%) Xen
11 5 (0.72%) Firmware
12 4 (0.58%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.58%) vCloud
13 3 (0.43%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.43%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 57 (8.24%) SCOM
2 43 (6.21%) SCCM
3 33 (4.77%) Backup Exec
4 28 (4.05%) Puppet
5 21 (3.03%) Nagios
6 17 (2.46%) OpenAM
7 16 (2.31%) Tivoli
8 15 (2.17%) WSUS
9 13 (1.88%) McAfee ePO
9 13 (1.88%) Norton AntiVirus
10 12 (1.73%) NetBackup
11 10 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 8 (1.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 6 (0.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 5 (0.72%) Legato
14 5 (0.72%) SCDPM
15 4 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 3 (0.43%) AirWatch
16 3 (0.43%) DameWare
16 3 (0.43%) OpenView
Vendors
1 359 (51.88%) Microsoft
2 332 (47.98%) VMware
3 124 (17.92%) Citrix
4 112 (16.18%) Cisco
5 110 (15.90%) HP
6 75 (10.84%) IBM
7 60 (8.67%) Oracle
8 50 (7.23%) Apple
9 38 (5.49%) Red Hat
10 33 (4.77%) Veeam
11 32 (4.62%) NetApp
12 31 (4.48%) Dell
12 31 (4.48%) Symantec
13 30 (4.34%) Avaya
14 25 (3.61%) Sun
15 16 (2.31%) EMC
15 16 (2.31%) WatchGuard
16 15 (2.17%) Intel Security
17 12 (1.73%) Google
18 11 (1.59%) SolarWinds
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