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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support
Rank 629 668 572
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -96
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 280 208 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.20% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 209 182 310
Average salary £34,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.49% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,600 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-0.77% -0.76%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109819 102628 112165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 89750 85116 96213
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 £27,500
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +22 252 £33,926 -0.21% 16
London -26 74 £45,000 +9.75% 6
South East -2 63 £31,500 +3.27% 3
East of England +2 38 £35,000 +6.06% 4
City of London +4 28 £50,000 +11.11% 3
North West +27 26 £33,852 -17.43% 1
Yorkshire -22 22 £28,000 -12.50%
Surrey +9 18 £33,500 +9.83%
Bedfordshire +10 17 £35,000 -11.39% 2
Berkshire +16 16 £35,500 -5.33% 2
Hampshire +5 14 £31,500 +22.33%
Edinburgh +4 14 £35,000 +22.80% 1
Scotland -11 14 £35,000 -3.11% 1
South West -14 14 £24,500 -4.85%
West Yorkshire -21 12 £28,000 -11.11%
Hertfordshire - 12 £34,000 - 2
Reading +11 11 - - 2
Hook +5 10 £31,500 +31.25%
South Wales +4 10 £26,000 +18.18% 2
Cardiff 0 10 £26,000 +18.18% 1
Wales -1 10 £26,000 +18.18% 2
Leeds -21 10 £28,500 -5.00%
Cheshire +4 9 £34,500 -17.36%
Sheffield -2 9 £27,025 -36.41%
Wiltshire -8 9 £23,500 -6.00%
South Yorkshire -8 9 £27,025 -36.41%
Cambridgeshire +10 8 £30,500 -23.75%
Manchester +4 8 £34,500 +2.98% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 8 £21,500 -28.33%
East Midlands - 8 £33,000 -

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (86.44%) Windows
2 328 (64.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 294 (57.76%) Microsoft
4 292 (57.37%) VMware
5 259 (50.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 235 (46.17%) Active Directory
7 222 (43.61%) Citrix
8 190 (37.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 176 (34.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 172 (33.79%) MS Excel
11 166 (32.61%) MS Exchange
12 165 (32.42%) SQL Server
13 145 (28.49%) SQL
14 128 (25.15%) DNS
15 117 (22.99%) MCSE
16 110 (21.61%) Exchange Server 2010
17 107 (21.02%) ITIL
18 98 (19.25%) SAN
19 96 (18.86%) Firewall
20 86 (16.90%) XenApp
20 86 (16.90%) MCITP
21 83 (16.31%) Finance
22 80 (15.72%) Windows Server 2012
23 75 (14.73%) Exchange Server 2003
24 70 (13.75%) Exchange Server 2007
25 69 (13.56%) Linux
26 68 (13.36%) Cisco
27 67 (13.16%) Clustering
28 65 (12.77%) DHCP
29 63 (12.38%) LAN

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 166 (32.61%) MS Exchange
2 110 (21.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 75 (14.73%) Exchange Server 2003
4 70 (13.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 59 (11.59%) IIS
6 51 (10.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 38 (7.47%) SharePoint
8 15 (2.95%) Lync
8 15 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2013
9 13 (2.55%) Lotus Domino
10 12 (2.36%) SharePoint Server
11 10 (1.96%) Apache
12 6 (1.18%) WorkSite
13 4 (0.79%) Office Communications Server
13 4 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.79%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.79%) OpenEdge
14 3 (0.59%) Node.js
15 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 172 (33.79%) MS Excel
2 35 (6.88%) MS Office
3 9 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.54%) IaaS
2 9 (1.77%) Office 365
3 8 (1.57%) PaaS
4 7 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.59%) SaaS
5 3 (0.59%) Jelastic
Communications & Networking
1 128 (25.15%) DNS
2 98 (19.25%) SAN
3 96 (18.86%) Firewall
4 65 (12.77%) DHCP
5 63 (12.38%) LAN
6 59 (11.59%) WAN
7 46 (9.04%) VPN
8 42 (8.25%) TCP/IP
9 25 (4.91%) VoIP
10 21 (4.13%) Wi-Fi
10 21 (4.13%) NAS
11 20 (3.93%) Network Security
12 19 (3.73%) MPLS
13 17 (3.34%) Internet
14 9 (1.77%) VLAN
15 7 (1.38%) iSCSI
16 6 (1.18%) Cisco IPT
16 6 (1.18%) IP Telephony
17 4 (0.79%) Kerberos
18 3 (0.59%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (32.42%) SQL Server
2 53 (10.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 49 (9.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (4.13%) MySQL
5 15 (2.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (2.16%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.77%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.38%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (1.18%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.79%) Ingres
12 4 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.20%) WebLOAD
General
1 83 (16.31%) Finance
2 21 (4.13%) Law
3 16 (3.14%) Banking
4 15 (2.95%) Back Office
5 12 (2.36%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.16%) Retail
7 5 (0.98%) Investment Banking
7 5 (0.98%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.59%) Local Government
9 2 (0.39%) Arabic Language
9 2 (0.39%) Military
9 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.20%) Front Office
10 1 (0.20%) Electronics
10 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.20%) Automotive
10 1 (0.20%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.52%) .NET
2 11 (2.16%) ASP.NET
2 11 (2.16%) Web Services
3 7 (1.38%) XML
3 7 (1.38%) Application Packaging
4 6 (1.18%) Software Packaging
5 5 (0.98%) .NET Framework
5 5 (0.98%) CSS
6 4 (0.79%) HTML
6 4 (0.79%) jQuery
7 3 (0.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (0.59%) LINQ
8 2 (0.39%) LAMP
9 1 (0.20%) SOAP
9 1 (0.20%) COM
9 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.20%) WCF
9 1 (0.20%) RESTful
9 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 67 (13.16%) Clustering
2 49 (9.63%) Blackberry
3 16 (3.14%) Thin Client
3 16 (3.14%) Fat Client
4 13 (2.55%) SecurID
5 11 (2.16%) Client/Server
6 10 (1.96%) Smartphone
6 10 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
7 9 (1.77%) Replication
8 8 (1.57%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.38%) CLARiiON
9 7 (1.38%) FlexPod
9 7 (1.38%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.18%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.18%) PKI
11 4 (0.79%) Statistics
12 3 (0.59%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.39%) GIS
13 2 (0.39%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 440 (86.44%) Windows
2 328 (64.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 259 (50.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 80 (15.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 69 (13.56%) Linux
6 55 (10.81%) Windows 7
7 40 (7.86%) Windows XP
8 26 (5.11%) UNIX
9 22 (4.32%) VMS
10 21 (4.13%) Windows 2000 Server
11 19 (3.73%) Android
12 17 (3.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (3.34%) Windows Vista
13 13 (2.55%) Windows 2000
13 13 (2.55%) Windows Phone 8
13 13 (2.55%) Windows Phone
14 12 (2.36%) Windows 8
15 7 (1.38%) Solaris
15 7 (1.38%) SUSE
15 7 (1.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (21.02%) ITIL
2 40 (7.86%) Service Delivery
3 35 (6.88%) Change Management
4 27 (5.30%) Performance Monitoring
5 25 (4.91%) Disaster Recovery
6 24 (4.72%) Load Balancing
7 21 (4.13%) Change Control
8 20 (3.93%) Root Cause Analysis
9 18 (3.54%) Technical Architecture
10 17 (3.34%) Service Management
11 16 (3.14%) Migration
12 14 (2.75%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (2.36%) Incident Management
14 11 (2.16%) Project Management
15 9 (1.77%) Risk Management
15 9 (1.77%) Problem Management
15 9 (1.77%) Capacity Planning
16 7 (1.38%) Release Management
16 7 (1.38%) Time Management
16 7 (1.38%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 145 (28.49%) SQL
2 30 (5.89%) PowerShell
3 15 (2.95%) T-SQL
3 15 (2.95%) C#
4 9 (1.77%) Shell Script
5 7 (1.38%) C
5 7 (1.38%) VBScript
6 6 (1.18%) Java
6 6 (1.18%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.98%) PHP
7 5 (0.98%) VB
7 5 (0.98%) Python
8 3 (0.59%) Ruby
9 2 (0.39%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.20%) VBA
10 1 (0.20%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 176 (34.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 117 (22.99%) MCSE
3 86 (16.90%) MCITP
4 42 (8.25%) Security Cleared
5 34 (6.68%) Degree
5 34 (6.68%) MCP
6 30 (5.89%) MCSA
7 25 (4.91%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (4.52%) SC Cleared
9 21 (4.13%) MCTS
10 19 (3.73%) DV Cleared
11 18 (3.54%) CCA
11 18 (3.54%) Citrix Certification
12 15 (2.95%) CCNA
13 10 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (1.18%) CCNP
15 5 (0.98%) JNCIA
16 3 (0.59%) MCDST
16 3 (0.59%) A+ Certification
16 3 (0.59%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.07%) SLA
2 5 (0.98%) QA
3 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) BS7799
System Software
1 235 (46.17%) Active Directory
2 190 (37.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (16.90%) XenApp
4 49 (9.63%) Hyper-V
4 49 (9.63%) XenDesktop
5 47 (9.23%) vSphere
6 35 (6.88%) VMware ESX
7 25 (4.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 22 (4.32%) XenServer
9 18 (3.54%) Terminal Server
10 15 (2.95%) Terminal Services
11 9 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (1.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 7 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (1.38%) Xen
13 5 (0.98%) VMware Server
13 5 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.59%) NLBS
14 3 (0.59%) Squid
15 2 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 61 (11.98%) SCCM
2 40 (7.86%) Backup Exec
3 31 (6.09%) WSUS
4 30 (5.89%) SCOM
5 25 (4.91%) EMC NetWorker
6 19 (3.73%) Norton AntiVirus
7 13 (2.55%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (1.38%) NetBackup
8 7 (1.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 7 (1.38%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (0.79%) MAILsweeper
9 4 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (0.59%) Plesk
10 3 (0.59%) OPNET
11 2 (0.39%) Nagios
12 1 (0.20%) HP Data Protector
12 1 (0.20%) XenMobile
12 1 (0.20%) HP SIM
12 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 294 (57.76%) Microsoft
2 292 (57.37%) VMware
3 222 (43.61%) Citrix
4 68 (13.36%) Cisco
5 54 (10.61%) Symantec
6 50 (9.82%) HP
7 48 (9.43%) EMC
8 41 (8.06%) IBM
9 30 (5.89%) Oracle
10 24 (4.72%) NetApp
11 16 (3.14%) Red Hat
12 15 (2.95%) McAfee
12 15 (2.95%) Clearswift
13 13 (2.55%) Lotus
14 12 (2.36%) Dell
15 11 (2.16%) CommVault
16 9 (1.77%) Apple
17 8 (1.57%) SolarWinds
18 7 (1.38%) Nimsoft
18 7 (1.38%) Juniper
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, 23days
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, 23days
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chichester, West Sussex
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: c.28,000
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Networking People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Fantastic Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + 10% bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Tring
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Edinburgh
DP Connect
Salary: Extensive Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago