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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Support
Rank 645 675 659
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 234 247 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.22% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 193 196 192
Average salary £36,000 £33,852 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.34% -0.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £31,500 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.81%

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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 29 May 2015 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 29 May 2015. 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 +26 211 £36,000 +6.34% 14
London +60 78 £40,000 -11.11% 5
East of England +36 45 £32,500 -7.14%
South East -10 30 £37,000 +11.27% 2
South West +4 25 £36,000 +32.11% 4
City of London +50 22 £40,000 -36.00% 1
Wiltshire +5 17 £40,000 +55.33% 1
Hertfordshire +12 15 £29,500 -26.25%
Swindon - 15 £40,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 15 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +20 14 £45,000 +73.07%
Wales +11 13 £28,000 - 2
South Wales +7 12 £28,750 - 2
Oxford - 12 £40,000 - 1
Watford +14 10 £29,500 -26.25%
North West +8 10 £32,250 +7.50% 1
Yorkshire +6 10 £29,900 +3.10%
Suffolk +17 8 £32,500 +3.17%
Cheshire +8 8 £32,000 -5.47% 1
Cardiff +8 8 £28,750 - 2
East Midlands -4 8 £35,000 +9.37%
Ipswich - 8 £32,500 -
West Sussex +18 7 £39,000 +43.11%
Crawley - 7 £39,000 -
Essex +13 6 £52,500 -
Huntingdon +11 6 £29,500 -15.71%
West Midlands 0 5 £36,500 +5.79% 1
Uxbridge - 5 £39,500 -
Brentwood - 5 - -
West Yorkshire +8 4 £31,000 +6.89%

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 336 (74.83%) Windows
2 219 (48.78%) VMware
3 198 (44.10%) Active Directory
4 192 (42.76%) Microsoft
5 175 (38.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 174 (38.75%) SQL Server
7 154 (34.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 137 (30.51%) MS Exchange
9 124 (27.62%) Citrix
10 109 (24.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 97 (21.60%) SQL
11 97 (21.60%) VMware Infrastructure
12 96 (21.38%) MS Excel
12 96 (21.38%) SAN
13 84 (18.71%) Microsoft Certification
14 83 (18.49%) Exchange Server 2010
15 77 (17.15%) Cisco
16 75 (16.70%) Linux
17 74 (16.48%) ITIL
18 68 (15.14%) HP
19 64 (14.25%) MCSE
20 63 (14.03%) Data Centre
21 59 (13.14%) MS Office
22 56 (12.47%) Firewall
22 56 (12.47%) Hyper-V
23 54 (12.03%) vSphere
24 52 (11.58%) Disaster Recovery
25 51 (11.36%) SLA
26 49 (10.91%) IIS
26 49 (10.91%) DNS

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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
1 137 (30.51%) MS Exchange
2 83 (18.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (10.91%) IIS
4 46 (10.24%) Exchange Server 2007
5 41 (9.13%) SharePoint
6 30 (6.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 26 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 24 (5.35%) Exchange Server 2003
9 16 (3.56%) Lync
10 14 (3.12%) Tomcat
11 12 (2.67%) Apache
12 9 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (2.00%) Apache Solr
13 5 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.67%) SAS
14 3 (0.67%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.67%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.67%) Office Communications Server
15 2 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 96 (21.38%) MS Excel
2 59 (13.14%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.11%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.56%) Office 365
2 15 (3.34%) SaaS
3 2 (0.45%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.22%) Symantec.cloud
4 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 96 (21.38%) SAN
2 56 (12.47%) Firewall
3 49 (10.91%) DNS
4 47 (10.47%) TCP/IP
5 45 (10.02%) LAN
6 39 (8.69%) WAN
7 37 (8.24%) VPN
8 32 (7.13%) DHCP
9 24 (5.35%) Internet
10 16 (3.56%) NAS
11 13 (2.90%) Wireless
12 12 (2.67%) Fibre Channel
12 12 (2.67%) Cisco IOS
12 12 (2.67%) VoIP
13 10 (2.23%) LDAP
14 7 (1.56%) SNMP
15 6 (1.34%) iSCSI
16 4 (0.89%) SSH
16 4 (0.89%) PuTTY
16 4 (0.89%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (38.75%) SQL Server
2 41 (9.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (8.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (4.45%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (4.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (2.67%) MySQL
7 9 (2.00%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (1.11%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.89%) DTS
12 3 (0.67%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (0.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 2 (0.45%) MS Access
14 1 (0.22%) IDOL
14 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (0.22%) EDRMS
14 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 47 (10.47%) Finance
2 15 (3.34%) Back Office
3 12 (2.67%) Law
4 9 (2.00%) French Language
4 9 (2.00%) Spanish Language
5 6 (1.34%) Publishing
6 5 (1.11%) German Language
6 5 (1.11%) Mandarin Language
7 4 (0.89%) Banking
8 3 (0.67%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.67%) Marketing
8 3 (0.67%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.45%) Games
9 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.22%) Front Office
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.22%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.79%) .NET
2 9 (2.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (2.00%) Servlets
3 6 (1.34%) Web Services
4 4 (0.89%) COM
5 3 (0.67%) J2EE
5 3 (0.67%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.45%) WCF
6 2 (0.45%) XML
6 2 (0.45%) Middleware
7 1 (0.22%) CGI
7 1 (0.22%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.22%) HTML
7 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 63 (14.03%) Data Centre
2 44 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (9.13%) Clustering
4 22 (4.90%) Replication
5 21 (4.68%) Blackberry
6 14 (3.12%) iPad
7 10 (2.23%) Fat Client
7 10 (2.23%) Thin Client
8 9 (2.00%) iPhone
9 8 (1.78%) EqualLogic
10 7 (1.56%) CMDB
11 6 (1.34%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.89%) PDA
13 3 (0.67%) BYOD
13 3 (0.67%) Computer Science
14 1 (0.22%) GIS
14 1 (0.22%) AS400
14 1 (0.22%) Mainframe
14 1 (0.22%) EPoS
14 1 (0.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 336 (74.83%) Windows
2 175 (38.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 154 (34.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 109 (24.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 75 (16.70%) Linux
6 26 (5.79%) Windows 7
7 23 (5.12%) Mac OS X
7 23 (5.12%) UNIX
8 22 (4.90%) Windows 8
9 17 (3.79%) Windows XP
10 11 (2.45%) CentOS
11 9 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.11%) Windows 2000
12 5 (1.11%) Android
12 5 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (0.89%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.89%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.67%) AIX
15 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (16.48%) ITIL
2 52 (11.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (5.35%) Mentoring
4 23 (5.12%) Change Management
5 19 (4.23%) E-Commerce
6 18 (4.01%) Migration
7 16 (3.56%) Incident Management
7 16 (3.56%) Security Patching
7 16 (3.56%) Server Building
8 13 (2.90%) ERP
8 13 (2.90%) Change Control
9 11 (2.45%) Problem Management
10 10 (2.23%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (2.23%) Mobile Device Management
11 9 (2.00%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (2.00%) Network Architecture
12 8 (1.78%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (1.56%) Load Balancing
14 6 (1.34%) OpenUP
14 6 (1.34%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 97 (21.60%) SQL
2 27 (6.01%) PowerShell
3 19 (4.23%) T-SQL
4 9 (2.00%) Java
5 8 (1.78%) C#
6 6 (1.34%) VBScript
7 3 (0.67%) C
7 3 (0.67%) VB
8 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 84 (18.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (14.25%) MCSE
3 45 (10.02%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (9.58%) CCNA
5 41 (9.13%) MCSA
6 40 (8.91%) MCITP
7 29 (6.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (3.56%) Security Cleared
9 14 (3.12%) Citrix Certification
9 14 (3.12%) MCP
10 13 (2.90%) Degree
11 10 (2.23%) SC Cleared
12 9 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (1.78%) DV Cleared
13 8 (1.78%) VCP5
13 8 (1.78%) CCNP
14 7 (1.56%) CCA
15 5 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 4 (0.89%) CCSA
17 1 (0.22%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (11.36%) SLA
2 2 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 198 (44.10%) Active Directory
2 97 (21.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (12.47%) Hyper-V
4 54 (12.03%) vSphere
5 41 (9.13%) XenApp
6 17 (3.79%) XenDesktop
7 16 (3.56%) VMware ESX
8 15 (3.34%) ISA Server
9 8 (1.78%) XenServer
9 8 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (1.78%) Terminal Services
10 7 (1.56%) VMware Server
11 4 (0.89%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 3 (0.67%) Xen
13 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.45%) NFS
13 2 (0.45%) Samba
14 1 (0.22%) Firmware
14 1 (0.22%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 30 (6.68%) WSUS
2 28 (6.24%) Norton AntiVirus
3 26 (5.79%) SCCM
4 22 (4.90%) Backup Exec
5 14 (3.12%) NetBackup
6 13 (2.90%) McAfee ePO
7 10 (2.23%) Opsview
8 6 (1.34%) EMC NetWorker
8 6 (1.34%) SCOM
8 6 (1.34%) Nagios
9 4 (0.89%) WMI
9 4 (0.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (0.89%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.67%) Zenoss
10 3 (0.67%) WhatsUp Gold
11 2 (0.45%) HP SIM
11 2 (0.45%) nmon
11 2 (0.45%) OpenView
12 1 (0.22%) ZENworks
12 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 219 (48.78%) VMware
2 192 (42.76%) Microsoft
3 124 (27.62%) Citrix
4 77 (17.15%) Cisco
5 68 (15.14%) HP
6 37 (8.24%) NetApp
7 34 (7.57%) Symantec
8 27 (6.01%) Dell
9 26 (5.79%) Veeam
9 26 (5.79%) IBM
10 20 (4.45%) EMC
10 20 (4.45%) SolarWinds
11 19 (4.23%) Apple
11 19 (4.23%) Oracle
12 16 (3.56%) Red Hat
13 15 (3.34%) CheckPoint
13 15 (3.34%) CommVault
14 14 (3.12%) Cognos
15 13 (2.90%) McAfee
16 11 (2.45%) Sophos
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DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £30-35,000 + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £40,000 + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £26k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Exeter
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Warrington
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Benefits / Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
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XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £30-35,000 + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 23 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Bournemouth
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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