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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support
Rank 620 673 546
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -127
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 278 207 394
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 195 183 353
Average salary £34,500 £33,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.98% -2.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,980 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £31,500 £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
108241 101899 112522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.25% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87515 84514 96083
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 £69,500 £70,000 £69,500
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 27 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 27 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 -6 242 £34,500 -0.71% 15
London -15 70 £45,000 +9.75% 7
South East -30 55 £31,500 +3.27% 3
City of London +25 32 £47,500 +5.55% 3
North West +19 32 £34,500 -15.85% 1
East of England -6 29 £35,000 +6.06% 1
Yorkshire -20 22 £27,025 -18.10% 1
Surrey +6 19 £37,500 +22.95%
Edinburgh +7 18 £35,000 +22.80%
Scotland +1 18 £35,000 +7.69%
South West -5 18 £27,500 +10.00%
Bedfordshire +2 15 £35,000 +16.66%
Hampshire -13 15 £31,500 +10.52% 1
South Yorkshire -3 14 £27,025 -36.41%
Sheffield -6 14 £27,025 -36.41%
Manchester +7 13 £34,500 -2.12%
South Wales +11 12 £28,500 +29.54% 2
Wales +7 12 £28,500 +29.54% 2
Cardiff +6 12 £28,500 +29.54% 1
Hertfordshire -1 11 £34,000 -20.00%
Berkshire +7 10 £37,500 -3.22% 2
Cheshire -4 10 £34,500 -17.36% 1
Hook +5 9 £31,500 +31.25%
West Yorkshire -19 8 £33,250 +10.83% 1
Reading +4 7 - - 1
Luton +4 7 £35,000 +16.66%
Bristol +3 7 £30,000 -13.04%
Knutsford -1 7 £34,500 -17.36%
Leeds -23 7 £20,500 -31.66% 1
Merseyside - 7 £23,500 -

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 439 (83.46%) Windows
2 324 (61.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 301 (57.22%) VMware
4 289 (54.94%) Microsoft
5 263 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 222 (42.21%) Citrix
7 211 (40.11%) Active Directory
8 205 (38.97%) VMware Infrastructure
9 194 (36.88%) Microsoft Certification
10 172 (32.70%) MS Excel
11 168 (31.94%) MS Exchange
12 159 (30.23%) SQL Server
13 146 (27.76%) DNS
14 145 (27.57%) SQL
15 130 (24.71%) ITIL
16 124 (23.57%) MCSE
17 115 (21.86%) Exchange Server 2010
18 101 (19.20%) Finance
19 100 (19.01%) MCITP
20 98 (18.63%) Firewall
21 94 (17.87%) SAN
22 93 (17.68%) Windows Server 2012
23 80 (15.21%) XenApp
24 79 (15.02%) Exchange Server 2007
25 76 (14.45%) Linux
26 74 (14.07%) Cisco
27 73 (13.88%) DHCP
28 72 (13.69%) Exchange Server 2003
29 65 (12.36%) LAN
30 64 (12.17%) Clustering

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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
1 168 (31.94%) MS Exchange
2 115 (21.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 79 (15.02%) Exchange Server 2007
4 72 (13.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 63 (11.98%) IIS
6 44 (8.37%) SharePoint
6 44 (8.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 22 (4.18%) Lync
7 22 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (2.66%) Apache
9 13 (2.47%) Lotus Domino
10 12 (2.28%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (1.14%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.76%) Office Communications Server
13 4 (0.76%) OpenEdge
13 4 (0.76%) WorkSite
14 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2000
14 3 (0.57%) Node.js
Applications
1 172 (32.70%) MS Excel
2 32 (6.08%) MS Office
3 3 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.38%) SPSS
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.19%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
2 1 (0.19%) Advent Moxy
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.61%) IaaS
2 11 (2.09%) PaaS
3 8 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.95%) Office 365
5 4 (0.76%) SaaS
6 3 (0.57%) Jelastic
Communications & Networking
1 146 (27.76%) DNS
2 98 (18.63%) Firewall
3 94 (17.87%) SAN
4 73 (13.88%) DHCP
5 65 (12.36%) LAN
6 59 (11.22%) WAN
7 43 (8.17%) TCP/IP
8 42 (7.98%) VPN
9 28 (5.32%) VoIP
10 24 (4.56%) MPLS
11 23 (4.37%) Network Security
12 22 (4.18%) NAS
13 18 (3.42%) Internet
14 17 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (2.66%) VLAN
16 7 (1.33%) iSCSI
17 6 (1.14%) Cisco IPT
17 6 (1.14%) Wireless
17 6 (1.14%) IP Telephony
17 6 (1.14%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 49 (9.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (7.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (4.56%) MySQL
5 15 (2.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (2.47%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (2.09%) Oracle Database
9 9 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (1.14%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.76%) Ingres
13 2 (0.38%) DB2
13 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.19%) HBase
Development Applications
1 5 (0.95%) 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%) WebLOAD
General
1 101 (19.20%) Finance
2 32 (6.08%) Banking
3 29 (5.51%) Retail
4 17 (3.23%) Law
4 17 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.47%) Back Office
6 5 (0.95%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.76%) Legal
7 4 (0.76%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.57%) Local Government
8 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.38%) Front Office
9 2 (0.38%) Advertising
9 2 (0.38%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.19%) Military
10 1 (0.19%) Marketing
10 1 (0.19%) Electronics
10 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.19%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.18%) .NET
2 11 (2.09%) ASP.NET
2 11 (2.09%) Web Services
3 8 (1.52%) XML
4 7 (1.33%) Application Packaging
5 5 (0.95%) jQuery
5 5 (0.95%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.76%) CSS
6 4 (0.76%) Software Packaging
7 3 (0.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (0.57%) HTML
7 3 (0.57%) LINQ
8 2 (0.38%) LAMP
8 2 (0.38%) SOAP
8 2 (0.38%) COM
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
Miscellaneous
1 64 (12.17%) Clustering
2 44 (8.37%) Blackberry
3 25 (4.75%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.04%) Thin Client
4 16 (3.04%) Fat Client
5 13 (2.47%) SecurID
6 12 (2.28%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.52%) Replication
7 8 (1.52%) Hedge funds
8 7 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.33%) FlexPod
8 7 (1.33%) CLARiiON
8 7 (1.33%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.14%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (0.95%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.76%) PKI
11 4 (0.76%) Statistics
12 3 (0.57%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 439 (83.46%) Windows
2 324 (61.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 263 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 93 (17.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 76 (14.45%) Linux
6 53 (10.08%) Windows 7
7 34 (6.46%) Windows XP
8 31 (5.89%) VMS
9 26 (4.94%) UNIX
10 22 (4.18%) Windows 2000 Server
11 21 (3.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (3.99%) Windows 2000
12 17 (3.23%) Android
13 14 (2.66%) Windows 8
14 13 (2.47%) Windows Phone 8
14 13 (2.47%) Windows Phone
15 9 (1.71%) Solaris
15 9 (1.71%) SUSE
15 9 (1.71%) Windows Vista
16 6 (1.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (24.71%) ITIL
2 46 (8.75%) Change Management
3 41 (7.79%) Service Delivery
4 30 (5.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 28 (5.32%) Performance Monitoring
6 24 (4.56%) Change Control
6 24 (4.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 24 (4.56%) Load Balancing
7 19 (3.61%) Project Management
8 18 (3.42%) Migration
9 16 (3.04%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (2.28%) Technical Architecture
11 11 (2.09%) Incident Management
11 11 (2.09%) Service Management
12 10 (1.90%) Time Management
12 10 (1.90%) Performance Management
13 9 (1.71%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (1.71%) E-Commerce
14 8 (1.52%) Validation
14 8 (1.52%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (27.57%) SQL
2 26 (4.94%) PowerShell
3 20 (3.80%) T-SQL
4 17 (3.23%) C#
5 11 (2.09%) Shell Script
6 10 (1.90%) C
7 8 (1.52%) Java
7 8 (1.52%) VBScript
8 6 (1.14%) PHP
8 6 (1.14%) Python
9 5 (0.95%) VB
9 5 (0.95%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.76%) Ruby
11 3 (0.57%) Tcl
12 2 (0.38%) Jython
12 2 (0.38%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.38%) VBA
13 1 (0.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 194 (36.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 124 (23.57%) MCSE
3 100 (19.01%) MCITP
4 45 (8.56%) Security Cleared
5 35 (6.65%) Degree
6 34 (6.46%) MCSA
7 33 (6.27%) MCP
8 31 (5.89%) MCTS
9 28 (5.32%) Cisco Certification
10 26 (4.94%) CCA
10 26 (4.94%) Citrix Certification
11 24 (4.56%) SC Cleared
12 20 (3.80%) DV Cleared
13 17 (3.23%) CCNA
13 17 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (1.52%) VCAP
15 5 (0.95%) JNCIA
15 5 (0.95%) CCNP
16 3 (0.57%) MCDST
16 3 (0.57%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (8.37%) SLA
2 21 (3.99%) QA
3 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.19%) BS7799
System Software
1 211 (40.11%) Active Directory
2 205 (38.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (15.21%) XenApp
4 53 (10.08%) Hyper-V
5 50 (9.51%) vSphere
6 44 (8.37%) VMware ESX
7 39 (7.41%) XenDesktop
8 36 (6.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 21 (3.99%) Terminal Server
10 17 (3.23%) XenServer
11 15 (2.85%) Terminal Services
12 9 (1.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 7 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (1.14%) Xen
15 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 4 (0.76%) VMware Server
17 2 (0.38%) NLBS
17 2 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
17 2 (0.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 58 (11.03%) SCCM
2 43 (8.17%) Backup Exec
3 34 (6.46%) SCOM
4 33 (6.27%) WSUS
5 27 (5.13%) EMC NetWorker
6 21 (3.99%) Norton AntiVirus
7 13 (2.47%) McAfee ePO
8 12 (2.28%) NetBackup
9 9 (1.71%) Tivoli
10 7 (1.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 5 (0.95%) HP SIM
12 4 (0.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 4 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 3 (0.57%) Plesk
14 2 (0.38%) MAILsweeper
14 2 (0.38%) Nagios
15 1 (0.19%) MOM
15 1 (0.19%) XenMobile
15 1 (0.19%) Kibana
15 1 (0.19%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 301 (57.22%) VMware
2 289 (54.94%) Microsoft
3 222 (42.21%) Citrix
4 74 (14.07%) Cisco
5 60 (11.41%) HP
6 57 (10.84%) Symantec
7 50 (9.51%) EMC
8 47 (8.94%) IBM
9 32 (6.08%) Oracle
10 26 (4.94%) NetApp
11 17 (3.23%) Red Hat
12 14 (2.66%) Dell
12 14 (2.66%) McAfee
13 13 (2.47%) Clearswift
13 13 (2.47%) Lotus
14 12 (2.28%) CommVault
15 10 (1.90%) SolarWinds
16 9 (1.71%) CheckPoint
17 7 (1.33%) Juniper
17 7 (1.33%) Nimsoft
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34900 per annum + £1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Net-A-Porter Group LTD
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £22500 - £32500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Allied Worldwide
Salary: Private pension, Healthcare
Posted: 12 days ago
South Wales
Centric Resource
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago